Olive Diana Lytle

18 July 1837–30 July 1903 (Age 66)
Woodland, Marion, Missouri, United States

The Life Summary of Olive Diana

When Olive Diana Lytle was born on 18 July 1837, in Woodland, Marion, Missouri, United States, her father, Andrew Lytle, was 24 and her mother, Hannah Hull, was 21. She married Amasa Edwin Merriam Sr. on 27 May 1858, in Beaver, Beaver, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters. She died on 30 July 1903, in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Amasa Edwin Merriam Sr.
1832–1897
Olive Diana Lytle
1837–1903
Marriage: 27 May 1858
Amasa Edwin Merriam Jr.
1859–1934
Hannah Ellen Merriam
1861–1937
Olive Cyrena Merriam
1863–1930
Loretta Merriam
1865–1948
Rosetta Merriam
1865–1950
Julia Caroline Merriam
1867–1943
Andrew Lytle Merriam
1869–1951
Orissa Merriam
1882–1962

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 May 1858Beaver, Beaver, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (12)

    +7 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1838 · Lord Reveals the Name of His Chruch
    Age 1
    On April 26, 1838, The Lord reveals that the name of His Church should be The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. This revelation was given to the Prophet Joseph Smith, Jr. in Far West, Missouri.
    1846
    Age 9
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1860
    Age 23
    In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.

    Name Meaning

    English, Scottish, and Irish (mainly northern Ireland): variant of Little .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Little

    Story Highlight

    H. A. Larsen, Manti Citizen

    LARSON H. A., farmer, son of Andrew and Christena E., was born in Denmark April 9, 1862. The family emigrated in March, 1864, crossing the plains in Capt. Abner Lowry's company, reaching Manti in Octo …

    Sources (25)

    • Olive Merriam in household of Amasa Merriam, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Olive D Lytle in entry for Joseph E Anderson and Rosetta Merriam, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Olive Lyth in entry for Olive Cyrena Madsen, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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