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.
Olive Diana Lytle
Marriage: 27 May 1858
Amasa Edwin Merriam Jr.
Hannah Ellen Merriam
Olive Cyrena Merriam
Loretta Merriam
Rosetta Merriam
Julia Caroline Merriam
Andrew Lytle Merriam
Orissa Merriam

Spouse and Children

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


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    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.
    Age 9
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    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.

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    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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