Camille Wirick

5 October 1816–18 January 1887 (Age 70)
Cumberland Valley Township, Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Camille

When Camille Wirick was born on 5 October 1816, in Cumberland Valley Township, Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Jacob Wirick, was 29 and her mother, Mary McCoy, was 20. She married Justin Jared Merrill on 28 June 1840, in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Cache, Utah, United States in 1860 and Utah, United States in 1870. She died on 18 January 1887, in Smithfield, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Smithfield, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Justin Jared Merrill
Camille Wirick
Marriage: 28 June 1840
George Gee Merrill
Justin Jared Merrill
Maryette Merrill
Jacob Merrill
Lucy Ann Merrill
Juliette Merrill
James J Merrill
Samuel Jared Merrill Sr.
Morgan Merrill
Perminio Merrill
Emily Merrill

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 June 1840Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 3
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    Age 8
    Name changed in 1853 to Council Bluffs
    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 20
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    Name Meaning

    Probably an altered form of North German Wirich or Wierich (see Weirich ).

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

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    Story Highlight

    Johnson: Letter from Charles Lewin Johnson to his uncle, Charles Alexander Johnson dated 20 December 1912

    CORRESPONDENCE: The following is a letter from Charles Lewin Johnson, Jr. to his uncle, Charles A. Johnson dated 20 Dec 1912 (transcribed by Jackie Kehle, Frank Johnson & Andrea Osinchak; original i …

    Sources (31)

    • Wyrick in entry for Maryette Owens, "Montana, County Births and Deaths, 1840-2004"
    • Camelia Merrill in household of Jestin Merrill, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Camilla Huntsman, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1934"

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