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Laura Wilder Harris

Laura Wilder Harris

Female 1810 - 1883  (72 years)

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  • Name Laura Wilder Harris 
    Born 21 Dec 1810  Chesterfield, Hampshire, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Census 1850  Salt Lake, Great Salt Lake, Deseret Find all individuals with events at this location  [1

    • Austin S. Merrill, 48, born in Connecticut. Laura, Merrill, 40, born in Massachusetts. Lory C. Merrill, 17, born in New York. Yera, 16, laborer, born in New York. Horatio Merrill, 14, born in New York. Solomon Merrill, 10, born in Illinois. Sarah Merrill, 7, born in Illinois. Austin Merrill, 5, born in Illinois. Freeborn Merrill, 2, born in Deseret.
    Buried Sep 1883  Smithfield, Cache, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 19 Sep 1883  Smithfield, Cache, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel, 18471868

      Merrill, Laura W.

      Birth Date: Unknown
      Death Date: Unknown
      Gender: Female
      Age: 37
      Company: Brigham Young Company (1848)

      Sources:
      Pioneer Women of Faith and Fortitude, vol. 3, p. 1984

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      Merrill, Laura Wilder Harris

      Birth Date: 21 Dec. 1810
      Death Date: 19 Sep. 1883
      Gender: Female
      Age: 37
      Company: Brigham Young Company (1848)
      http://www.lds.org/churchhistory/library/pioneerdetails/0,15791,4018-1-2309,00.html
    Person ID I6165207  7_families
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2006 

    Father Joseph Harris,   b. 16 Apr 1785, Wendell, Franklin, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Martha Wilder,   b. 3 Apr 1777, Chesterfield, Hampshire, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 30 Nov 1809  Chesterfield, Hampshire, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1907974  Group Sheet

    Family Austin Shepherd Merrill,   b. 25 Sep 1802, East Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jan 1874, Smithfield, Cache, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 26 Mar 1827  Alden, Erie, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. Ledgard Dalenska Merrill,   b. 12 Jan 1831, Barre, Orlens, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Aug 1833  (Age 2 years)
     2. Laura Cordelia Merrill,   b. 5 Oct 1833, Alden, Erie, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Mar 1896, Milburn, Sanpete, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
     3. Ira Elias Merrill,   b. 21 Apr 1835, Alden, Erie, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jul 1860, Smithfield, Cache, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 25 years)
    +4. Horatio Harris Merrill,   b. 3 Jan 1837, Alden, Erie, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Dec 1894, Williams Springs, Graham, Arizona Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)
     5. Andrew Colburn Merrill,   b. 1 Dec 1839, Plainfield, Will, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Nov 1840-1841  (Age 1 years)
     6. Solyman Sylvanus Merrill,   b. 7 Dec 1840, Plainfield, Will, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Mar 1903-1913  (Age 72 years)
     7. Sarah Cornelia Merrill,   b. 29 May 1843, Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Aug 1926, Smithfield, Cache, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     8. Austin Taylor Merrill,   b. 10 Aug 1845, Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Mar 1895, Glendale, Franklin, Idaho Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years)
     9. Freeborn Shepherd Merrill,   b. 25 Sep 1848, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Dec 1930  (Age 82 years)
    Last Modified 24 Jun 2009 
    Family ID F1907949  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 21 Dec 1810 - Chesterfield, Hampshire, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 26 Mar 1827 - Alden, Erie, New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Sep 1883 - Smithfield, Cache, Utah Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 19 Sep 1883 - Smithfield, Cache, Utah Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Laura Wilder Harris Merrill
    Laura Wilder Harris Merrill

    Headstones
    Austin Merrill Headstone
    Austin Merrill Headstone

  • Sources 
    1. [S110076] Deseret, Great Salt Lake, Salt Lake, Deseret, Great Salt Lake, Salt Lake, (www.ancestry.com).

    2. [S652683] Joseph and Grace Merriill Autobiographies, Descendants and Ancestors, Katie M. Olsen, Ann M. Jones, (Ann Jones, Calgary, Alberta, Canada 2001), 206, 24 Jun 2009.
      Austin Shepherd Merrill and Laura Wilder Harris .. married 26 March 1827, in Alden, Erie, New York.