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
Nancy Ann Wilson
Margaret Mercer
Mariam Mercer
Elizabeth Echo Mercer
John Mercer
Mohonri Moriancumor Mercer
Nancy Mercer
Mary Mercer
Maacah Mercer
Margery Mercer

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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.

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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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