Lois Myrick

Female11 March 1802–11 November 1875

Brief Life History of Lois

When Lois Myrick was born on 11 March 1802, in New York, United States, her father, John Merrick, was 41 and her mother, Lois Cook, was 35. She married Morris Haight on 11 October 1821. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 7 daughters. She died on 11 November 1875, in Delafield, Waukesha, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Village Of Hartland Cemetery, Hartland, Waukesha, Wisconsin, United States.

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Family Time Line

Morris Haight
Lois Myrick
Marriage: 11 October 1821
Lois Hait
Theron Haight
Elizabeth Haight
Elizabeth Haight
Elvira Haight
D Cecelia Hoyt
D. Cecelia Haight
Morris P. Haight
Charles S. Haight
John Edwin Hoyt
Theron Wilbur Haight
Mary Jane Haight

Sources (6)

  • Lois Haight in household of Morris Haight, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Lois Myrick in entry for Samuel Pulford and Mary J. Haight, "Wisconsin, County Marriages, 1836-1911"
  • Lois Haight in entry for Elizabeth Kerr, "Wisconsin, Death Records, 1867-1907"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 October 1821
  • Children (12)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (10)

    +5 More Children

    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

    1803 · The U.S doubles in size

    Age 1

    The United States purchased all the Louisiana territory (828,000 sq. mi) from France, only paying 15 million dollars (A quarter trillion today) for the land. In the purchase, the US obtained the land that makes up 15 US states and 2 Canadian Provinces. The United States originally wanted to purchase of New Orleans and the lands located on the coast around it, but quickly accepted the bargain that Napoleon Bonaparte offered.

    1825 · The Crimes Act

    Age 23

    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

    Name Meaning

    Welsh (Monmouthshire): variant of Merrick . This form of the surname is rare in Britain.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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