Marjorie Merrill

22 January 1918–24 September 2011 (Age 93)
Providence, Cache, Utah, United States

The Life of Marjorie

When Marjorie Merrill was born on 22 January 1918, in Providence, Cache, Utah, United States, her father, Frank Lester Merrill, was 31 and her mother, Nellie May Pickett, was 37. She married Rulon Clifford Judy on 28 September 1937, in Cache, Utah, United States. She died on 24 September 2011, in Ammon, Bingham, Idaho, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in Ammon Cemetery, Bonneville, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Rulon Clifford Judy
1914–1990
Marjorie Merrill
1918–2011
Marriage: 28 September 1937

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
28 September 1937
Cache, Utah, United States

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1921 · Bonneville County Courthouse is built

Age 3

In 1921, the Bonneville county courthouse was built. It was designed by Lionel Fisher and Charles Aitken, two architects that helped build a number of government buildings in Idaho.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 26

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

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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Story Highlight

i love great granny judy. she was the sweetest. and such a trooper!! i remember the christmas parties we would have and all the family would get together and grandma would always cry as we said goodby …

Sources (3)

  • Marjorie Merrill Judy in household of Clifford Rulon Judy, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Marjorie Merrill Judy in household of Rulon Clifford Judy, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Marjorie Merrill Judy in household of Rulon Clifford Judy, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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