Madeline Merrill

Brief Life History of Madeline

When Madeline Merrill was born on 8 July 1903, in Howland, Penobscot, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Charles C Merrill, was 35 and her mother, Gertrude E DeWitt, was 26. She married John Walter Cyr on 19 May 1920, in Millinocket, Penobscot, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in East Millinocket, Penobscot, Maine, United States in 1920.

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John Walter Cyr
Madeline Merrill
Marriage: 19 May 1920
Gordon Haskell Cyr

Sources (8)

  • Madeline Merrill in household of Gertrude Merrill, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Madeline Merrill, "Maine Births and Christenings, 1739-1900"
  • Madeline Merrill, "Maine, Marriage Index, 1892-1966, 1977-1996"

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Historical Boundaries: 1907: Penobscot, Maine, United States

1934 · National Prohibition is Repealed

After a long history of banning liquor, both on a state and national level, all of the "Maine Laws" regarding alcohol were repealed in 1934.

Name Meaning

Welsh and English: from a female personal name of Celtic origin, found in Welsh as Meriel and Meryl and in Irish as Muirgheal, earlier Muirgel (‘sea-bright’).

English: habitational name from one or more of the many places whose names derive from Middle English mirie, merie, murie ‘merry, pleasant’ (Old English myrge) + hill, hell, hull ‘hill’ (Old English hyll), including two places called Merry Hill in Staffordshire and a third in Hertfordshire.

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

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