Lena Rachel McNutt

26 June 1874–16 August 1901 (Age 27)
Grafton, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Lena Rachel

When Lena Rachel McNutt was born on 26 June 1874, in Grafton, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, her father, George Emerson McNutt, was 28 and her mother, Hannah Priscilla Mosher, was 29. She married Alfred Stacy Merrifield on 18 May 1895, in Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She died on 16 August 1901, in Fitchburg, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 27, and was buried in Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Alfred Stacy Merrifield
Lena Rachel McNutt
Marriage: 18 May 1895
Helen Merrifield
Francis Trowbridge Merrifield
Mildred Priscilla Merrifield

Spouse and Children

18 May 1895
Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States


    Helen Merrifield



    Mildred Priscilla Merrifield


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+9 More Children

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 6

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 8

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

Name Meaning

Irish (especially Ulster):1. Anglicized form of a rare Gaelic name, Mac Nuadhat , a patronymic from the personal name Nuadha, the name of an ancient Celtic god. 2. (originally Scottish) reduced form of McNaughton .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elena R Merrifield in household of Alfred S Merrifield, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Elena R. McNutt, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Elena R. McNutt, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

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