Mariam Mercer

30 December 1847–7 November 1853 (Age 5)
Winter Quarters, Douglas, Nebraska, United States

The Life Summary of Mariam

When Mariam Mercer was born on 30 December 1847, in Winter Quarters, Douglas, Nebraska, United States, her father, John Mercer, was 29 and her mother, Nancy Ann Wilson, was 31. She died on 7 November 1853, at the age of 5, and was buried in American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Mercer
1818–1860
Nancy Ann Wilson
1816–1877
Margaret Mercer
1845–1846
Mariam Mercer
1847–1853
Elizabeth Echo Mercer
1848–1914
John Mercer
1850–1854
Mohonri Moriancumor Mercer
1852–1853
Nancy Mercer
1853–1933
Mary Mercer
1855–1943
Maacah Mercer
1857–1931
Margery Mercer
1860–1934

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Name Meaning

English and Catalan: occupational name for a trader, from Old French mercier, Late Latin mercarius (an agent derivative of merx, genitive mercis, ‘merchandise’). In Middle English the term was applied particularly to someone who dealt in textiles, especially the more costly and luxurious fabrics such as silks, satin, and velvet.

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

Possible Related Names

Mercier
Marker
Melcer

Story Highlight

John Mercer

Following biography copied from the Daughter of Utah Pioneers Museum biography collection; August 10th 2009. DUP PREVIEW PAGE PIONEER HISTORY TITLE PAGE NAME OF PIONEER: John Mercer BIRTH DATE AND PLA …

Sources (4)

  • Marian Mercer in household of John Mercer, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Mariam Mercer, "Utah, Cemetery Abstracts"
  • Mariam Mercer, "Utah Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel Database, 1847-1868"

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