Lucinda Potter Brown

9 April 1847–19 January 1924 (Age 76)
Adams Township, Seneca, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Lucinda

When Lucinda Potter Brown was born on 9 April 1847, in Adams Township, Seneca, Ohio, United States, her father, Bartlett Brown, was 48 and her mother, Joanna Austin Leach, was 34. She married Philemon Christopher Merrill, Jr. on 11 January 1868, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Utah, United States in 1870 and Grouse Creek, Box Elder, Utah, United States in 1880. She died on 19 January 1924, in Pima, Graham, Arizona, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Pima Cemetery, Pima, Graham, Arizona, United States.

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Family Time Line

Philemon Christopher Merrill, Jr.
1843–1897
Lucinda Potter Brown
1847–1924
Marriage: 11 January 1868
Timothy Merrill
1868–1938
Joanna Sabrina Merrill
1869–1892
Philemon Christopher Merrill III
1870–1936
Bartlett Merrill
1873–1875
Gerald Merrill
1875–1951
Susannah Merrill
1877–1962
Rhoda Asenath Merrill
1879–1932
Josephine Merrill
1884–1969
Seaman Merrill
1887–1960
Roy Merrill
1890–1890
Ralph Merrill
1892–1892

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 January 1868Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1850
    Age 3
    Named after the early pioneer leader Daniel C. Davis the County was established as a territory in 1850.The territorial legislature created Davis County in 1852 and designated its County seat at Farmington-midway between boundaries-the Weber River on the north and the mouth of the Jordan River on the south. Westward the County includes a portion of the Great Salt Lake-its largest island on which Antelope Island State Park is now located.During first half-century Davis County grew slowly.It supported a hardy pioneer people engaged in irrigation agriculture and raising livestock.The Utah Central Railroad(now the Union Pacific crossed the County from Ogden on the north to Salt Lake City on the south in 1870 and offered welcome transportation links to bring manufactured products.This was the beginning of a transition in the County's history that led to mechanized agriculture, a surge of commerce, banking, and local business along with improved roads, new water systems, and the electrification of homes and business
    1863
    Age 16
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1868 · Impeach the President!
    Age 21
    Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

    Name Meaning

    English and Dutch; North German (Pötter): occupational name for a maker of drinking and storage vessels, from an agent derivative of Middle English, Middle Low German pot. In the Middle Ages the term covered workers in metal as well as earthenware and clay.In some cases also an Americanized form (translation into English) of Croatian, Serbian, and Slovenian Lončar ‘potter’ (see Loncar ), and probably also of cognates from some other languages, e.g. Czech Hrnčíř (see Hrncir ).

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

    Possible Related Names

    Potters
    Loncar

    Sources (17)

    • Lucinda P Merrill, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Unknown in entry for Rhoda A. Lines, "Arizona Deaths, 1870-1951"
    • Lucinda Merrill in household of Phileman M Merrill, "United States Census, 1870"

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