Charles S Merrill

16 March 1871–
Conway, Carroll, New Hampshire, United States

The Life of Charles S

When Charles S Merrill was born on 16 March 1871, in Conway, Carroll, New Hampshire, United States, his father, Leroy Souvenor Merrill, was 38 and his mother, Fanny Burbank Perkins, was 34. He married Lydia Ellen Richardson in 1894, in South Portland, Cumberland, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Portland Ward 5, Portland, Cumberland, Maine, United States in 1920 and Portland, Cumberland, Maine, United States in 1930. He died in New Hampshire, United States.

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Charles S Merrill
Lydia Ellen Richardson
Marriage: 1894
Albert R Merrill

Spouse and Children

South Portland, Cumberland, Maine, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Leroy Souvenor Merrill


    Fanny Burbank Perkins




    Emma Eunice Merrill


    Archer Herbert Merrill


    Myra F Merrill


    Harry Merrill



+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 1

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1898 · Sinking of USS Maine

Age 27

During the Cuban War for Independence, the USS Maine had been sent to Havana to look out for the interests of the United States. On February 15, 1898, at approximately 21:40, an explosion on USS Maine was caused by roughly 5 long tons of powder. The front of the ship was demolished and the remains quickly sunk to the bottom of the ocean. 260 men lost their lives in the explosion itself, with at least six more dying afterwards from related injuries. The event kicked off an atmosphere of contention that would eventually lead to the Spanish-American War.
1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 31

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of several minor places named with the Old English elements myrige ‘pleasant’ + hyll ‘hill’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Charles S Merrill in household of Leroy S Merrill, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Charles S Merrill, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Charles S Merrill, "United States Census, 1920"

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