Anna Stoddard Merrill

28 February 1909–15 January 1992 (Age 82)
Richmond, Cache, Utah, United States

The Life of Anna Stoddard

When Anna Stoddard Merrill was born on 28 February 1909, in Richmond, Cache, Utah, United States, her father, Charles Edward Merrill, was 43 and her mother, Anna Victoria Stoddard, was 39. She married Robert Henry Daines II on 22 April 1931, in Cache, Utah, United States. She lived in Highland Park, Edison Township, Middlesex, New Jersey, United States in 1940. She died on 15 January 1992, in Orem, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Provo City Cemetery, Provo, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Robert Henry Daines II
Anna Stoddard Merrill
Marriage: 22 April 1931

Spouse and Children

22 April 1931
Cache, Utah, United States

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World Events (8)

1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 1

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.
1910 · McKay-Dee Hospital Opens its Doors

Age 1

To honor Thomas D. Dee, his wife and her children built a hospital as a memorial to him. Located on 24th Street and Harrison the hospital served the community for 59 years. After it closed its doors in 1969, a new hospital was constructed near 39th street and Harrison in 1971. Located next to another hospital, the two hospitals ultimately merged together bearing both names of McKay, after David O. McKay, and Thomas Dee, to honor the hospital that served the surrounding area for many years. The McKay-Dee Hospital is still in operation but has moved from its original spot.

Age 22

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of several minor places named with the Old English elements myrige ‘pleasant’ + hyll ‘hill’.

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

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Story Highlight

The Moral Force of Women, Elder D. Todd Christofferson (talk highlighting Anna Daines, given at General Conference, April 2013)

From age immemorial, societies have relied on the moral force of women. While certainly not the only positive influence at work in society, the moral foundation provided by women has proved uniquely b …

Sources (3)

  • Anna Stoddard Merrill Daines in household of Robert Henry Daines, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Anna Merrill in household of Anna Victoria Stoddard Merrill, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Anna Stoddard Merrill in household of Charles Edward Merrill, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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