Joseph Merrell

1833–22 December 1893 (Age 60)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Joseph

When Joseph Merrell was born in 1833, in Pennsylvania, United States, his father, David Merill, was 27 and his mother, Elisabeth Altman, was 21. He married Eliza Zents on 29 April 1856, in Coshocton, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons. He lived in Mill Creek, Coshocton, Ohio, United States for about 30 years. He died on 22 December 1893, in Mill Creek Township, Coshocton, Ohio, United States, at the age of 60.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Merrell
1833–1893
Eliza Zents
1832–1914
Marriage: 29 April 1856
John Merrell
1857–1865
Leroy Merrell
1865–1894
Joseph P. Merrell
1861–1948
Orlando Merrill
1863–1880
Andrew Jackson Merrell
1867–1910

Spouse and Children

    Male1833–1893Male

    Eliza Zents

    Female1832–1914Female

MARRIAGE
29 April 1856
Coshocton, Ohio, United States
children

(5)

    John Merrell

    Male1857–1865Male

    Male1861–1948Male

    Orlando Merrill

    Male1863–1880Male

    Leroy Merrell

    Male1865–1894Male

    Andrew Jackson Merrell

    Male1867–1910Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

    Male1833–1893Male

    Susanna Merrill

    Female1835–1880Female

    William Merrell

    Male1839–1885Male

    Lucinda A. Merrell

    Female1840–1842Female

    John Calvin Merrell

    Male1841–1901Male

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 3

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1836 · Kirtland Temple Dedicated

Age 3

On March 27, 1836, the Kirtland Temple was dedicated.
1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 27

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Merrill .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Joseph Merrell, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Joseph Merrell in household of Thos Leggett, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Joseph Merrill, "United States Census, 1880"

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