Trevanian Merrifield

1 November 1889–18 July 1969 (Age 79)
Ouray, Colorado, United States

The Life of Trevanian

When Trevanian Merrifield was born on 1 November 1889, in Ouray, Colorado, United States, his father, William Farrington Merrifield, was 51 and his mother, Helen Imogene Blackmar, was 42. He married Gertrude Sara Bishop on 27 November 1913, in Hotchkiss, Delta, Colorado, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. He lived in Hotchkiss, Delta, Colorado, United States for about 10 years and Turlock Judicial Township, Stanislaus, California, United States in 1940. He died on 18 July 1969, in Denair, Stanislaus, California, United States, at the age of 79.

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Trevanian Merrifield
Gertrude Sara Bishop
Marriage: 27 November 1913
Audrey Imogene Merrifield
Vivian Rose Merrifield
Lois Ruth Merrifield

Spouse and Children

27 November 1913
Hotchkiss, Delta, Colorado, United States


Parents and Siblings

    William Farrington Merrifield


    Helen Imogene Blackmar




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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · Gold is Discovered

Age 1

In 1890, Robert Miller Womack discovers a rich gold deposit along Cripple Creek, near the western slope of Pikes Peak. This would become the richest gold strike in the Rocky Mountin area.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 21

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.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places, such as Merryfield in Devon and Cornwall or Mirfield in West Yorkshire, all named with the Old English elements myrige ‘pleasant’ + feld ‘pasture’, ‘open country’ ( see Field ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Treve Merrifield, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Trevanion Merrifield in household of Helen G Merrifield, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Travanion Merrifield in household of William Merrifield, "United States Census, 1900"

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