Jaxie B Merrill

Femaleabout May 1884–23 November 1981

Brief Life History of Jaxie B

When Jaxie B Merrill was born about May 1884, in Kansas, United States, her father, John C Merrill, was 28 and her mother, Agnes Virginia Cunningham, was 25. She married John Milton Jacob on 22 August 1906, in Marion Township, Franklin, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Walla Walla, Washington, United States in 1920 and Corcoran, Kings, California, United States in 1930. She died on 23 November 1981, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 97, and was buried in Los Angeles, California, United States.

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John Milton Jacob
Jaxie B Merrill
Marriage: 22 August 1906
Dorothy Frances Jacob
John Merrill Jacob
Merrilee Jacob

Sources (14)

  • Jaxs Jacob in household of John M Jacob, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Jaxie Merrill, "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934"
  • Jax M. Jacob, "California Deaths and Burials, 1776-2000"

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  • Marriage
    22 August 1906Marion Township, Franklin, Iowa, United States
  • Children (3)

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    Siblings (3)

    World Events (8)


    Age 2

    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    1889 · Washington Becomes a State

    Age 5

    On November 11, 1889, Washington Territory became Washington State the 42nd state to enter the Union. The state was named in honor of George Washington.

    1910 · The BSA is Made

    Age 26

    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

    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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