Paternal Great Great Great Great Grandparents (Nias / Merriman)

Benjamin Joseph Nias
b. 1725 - Newbury d.1810
Mary Merriman
b. 1725 - Newbury
The Nias link above leads (new window) to Brett Oliver's family pages - Nias family sections.
The Nias family were also connected with the Baptist movement. (qv - J. F. and F. T. Smythe)

Children

m.Sarah (?) - (Somerset?) Merriwether?
Benjamin Merriman Nias
b. 1752 - d1849 Brighton

Admiral Sir Joseph Nias - historical aside -

More Nias family research - All Newbury

John Nias (Tomes) (Thomas?) born about 1747. Married Sarah BRINN 1772. Buried 11 April 1778. Sarah BRINN was christened 26 December 1746. Buried 28 January 1799.

Children

1. Nanny Nias - chr. 30 September 1772.
2. Martha Nias - chr. 1775. d.1776.
3. John Nias (ii) - chr. 1777.
4. James Nias - chr. 1779.

5. Elizabeth Nias born 1783. Married William NALDER (b.28 March 1785 Newbury. Buried 6 April 1883.) 28 October 1807. (Elizabeth Norris: name confusion 1819 mentioned as being married to Wm. Nalder - suspected as being Elizabeth Nias - the same person).

Children:- 1 - William (ii) Nalder b.1808 d.1808. 2 - Sarah Nalder b.1809 d. 1823. 3 - John Nalder b.1811 d. 1845. 4 - Richard Nalder b.1814. d. xxx 5 - Elizabeth Nalder (ii) b.1816 d. xxx 6 - Stephen Nalder b. - 7 - Mary Nalder b.1822 d.1850 8 - Thomas Nalder b.1824 d.1827 9 - Francis Nalder b. 1826 d.1827 10 - James Nalder b. 1828 d.1828 11 - Martha Ann Nalder b.1830/31 d.1831

- This line in progress -

Benjamin Merriman Nias m Charlotte Faithorn b. Bath 1776 d.1867 Brighton (Parents: John Faithorn/Ann Hall)

Children


1. Charlotte Nias


2. Mary Ann Nias


3. Benjamin Merriman Nias b.1802 d.1847 Brighton
m1826 Anne Martin (d.1832 - London)

Children

1. Annette Maria Nias
2. John Martin Nias (m. Frances James b. 1821 London d. 1894)