Eunice Boothby

10 March 1753–13 January 1813 (Age 59)
Scarborough, Cumberland, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Eunice

When Eunice Boothby was born on 10 March 1753, in Scarborough, Cumberland, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, her father, Samuel Boothby, was 26 and her mother, Susanna Milliken, was 16. She married Joseph Merrill on 2 May 1776, in Saco, York, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 8 daughters. She died on 13 January 1813, in Livermore, Oxford, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Hillman Ferry Cemetery, Livermore, Androscoggin, Maine, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Merrill
1750–1820
Eunice Boothby
1753–1813
Marriage: 2 May 1776
Benjamin Merrill
1777–1840
Sally Merrill
1805–
John N. Merrill
1778–
Jane N Merrill
1778–1789
Jonathan Merrill
1780–1840
Susanna Merrill
1782–1852
Levi Merrill
1784–
Samuel Merrill
1785–1864
Hannah B Merrill
1789–
Mary Merrill
1791–
Abigail P. Merrill
1793–1838
Richard Merrill
1794–1861
Eunice Merrill
1797–
John Franklin Merrill
1798–
Joseph Merrill
1799–
Betsey Merrill
1803–1874

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
2 May 1776
Saco, York, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America
children

(16)

    Male1777–1840Male

    John N. Merrill

    Male1778–Male

    Jane N Merrill

    Female1778–1789Female

    Jonathan Merrill

    Male1780–1840Male

    Susanna Merrill

    Female1782–1852Female

+11 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(3)

World Events (7)

1760

Age 7

Historical Boundaries - 1760: Cumberland, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America; 1776: Cumberland, Massachusetts, United States; 1820: Cumberland, Maine, United States
1771

Age 18

Historical Boundaries - 1771: Cumberland, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America; 1776: Cumberland, Massachusetts, United States; 1805: Oxford, Massachusetts, United States; 1820: Oxford, Maine, United States; 1854: Androscoggin, Maine, United States
1776

Age 23

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Lincolnshire (now Boothby Graffoe and Boothby Pagnell), recorded in Domesday Book as Bodebi, from Old Danish bōth ‘hut’, ‘shed’ + ‘farm’, ‘settlement’.

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

Sources (2)

  • Eunice Boothby Merrill, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Eunice Boothby - birth: 10 March 1753;

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