25 August 1845–5 March 1930 (Age 84)
Bath, Mason, Illinois, United States
When Eliza Jane Van Leuven was born on 25 August 1845, in Bath, Mason, Illinois, United States, her father, Ransom Van Leuven, was 34 and her mother, Lucinda Wiswell Harvey, was 32. She married John Elwin Merrill on 17 April 1862, in Paradise, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 8 daughters. She lived in Hatch Election Precinct, Iron, Utah, United States in 1880 and Garfield, Utah, United States in 1900. She died on 5 March 1930, in Tropic, Garfield, Utah, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Tropic Cemetery, Tropic, Garfield, Utah, United States.
Written by Nancy Smith in 2019 Tropic, Utah is a nice little town located in Garfield County at the base of Bryce Canyon National Park. Here is my story as it relates to our ancestor who was one of t …
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