He was married
to Catharine HAMMOND (daughter of George HAMMOND and
Elizabeth WELLS) on 24 Jun 1824. Catharine HAMMOND
was born on 25 Jan 1797 in Brooke Co., (W)VA. She died on 13 May 1870 in Brooke
Co., WVA. She was buried in Franklin Cemetery, Brooke Co., WVA. John MERRYMAN
and Catharine HAMMOND had the following children:
386 i. Rezin MERRYMAN(35) (36) was born on 14 Aug 1826 in Brooke Co., (W)VA. He died on 11 Jun 1850.
+387 ii. Howard MERRYMAN.
+388 iii. William MERRYMAN.
+389 iv. Rebecca MERRYMAN.
+390 v. Elizabeth MERRYMAN.
+391 vi. Henry M. MERRYMAN.
+392 vii. John MERRYMAN.
+393 viii. Mary MERRYMAN.
+394 ix. Ellen MERRYMAN.