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Ira Elias Merrill

Male 1835 - 1860  (25 years)


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  • Name Ira Elias Merrill 
    Born 21 Apr 1835  Alden, Erie, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    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. Ira Merrill, 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 Jul 1860  Smithfield, Cache, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 23 Jul 1860  Smithfield, Cache, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Murdered by Shoshone Indians. His wife married his younger brother, Solyman after his death. All of the children of Lucinda and Solyman are listed by many researchers as the children of Ira because Lucinda and Ira were sealed in the temple.

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      Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel, 18471868

      Merrill, Ira E.

      Birth Date: Unknown
      Death Date: Unknown
      Gender: Male
      Age: 13
      Company: Brigham Young Company (1848)

      Sources:
      Pioneer Women of Faith and Fortitude, vol. 3, p. 1984
    Person ID I6165249  7_families
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2004 

    Father 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) 
    Mother Laura Wilder Harris,   b. 21 Dec 1810, Chesterfield, Hampshire, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Sep 1883, Smithfield, Cache, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 26 Mar 1827  Alden, Erie, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Family ID F1907949  Group Sheet

    Family Lucinda Jane Olmsted,   b. 4 May 1841, , Hancock, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Dec 1926, Annis, Jefferson, Idaho Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Married 24 Feb 1855-1856  Union Fort, Salt Lake, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2006 
    Family ID F1907978  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 21 Apr 1835 - Alden, Erie, New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 24 Feb 1855-1856 - Union Fort, Salt Lake, Utah Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Jul 1860 - Smithfield, Cache, Utah Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 23 Jul 1860 - Smithfield, Cache, Utah Link to Google Earth
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  • 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.