Osmyn Merrit Deuel

1 January 1802–11 January 1889 (Age 87)
Galway, Galway, Saratoga, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Osmyn Merrit

When Osmyn Merrit Deuel was born on 1 January 1802, in Galway, Galway, Saratoga, New York, United States, his father, Lewis Deuel, was 28 and his mother, Mary Marcy Barton, was 18. He married Mary 'Polly' Whiting about 1828, in Whitehall, Whitehall, Washington, New York, United States. He lived in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1860 and Utah, United States in 1870. He died on 11 January 1889, in Centerville, Davis, Utah, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Centerville, Davis, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Osmyn Merrit Deuel
Emily Hannah Bowers
Marriage: 9 February 1869
Anton Anderson
Joseph E Williams

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 February 1869Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
    Age 16
    Illinois is the 21st state.
    Age 23
    Historical Boundaries: 1825: Hancock, Illinois, United States

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Dewell 1, in North America linked mostly with its cognates Devol and Davol . This form of the surname is not found in Britain, anymore. Compare Duell .

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

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    Story Highlight

    Pioneer Log Home of the William and Osmyn Deuel families

    Newspaper article 19 NOV 1985 (Deseret News?) One of only two surviving 1847 vintage Utah Mormon pioneer log homes has been restored, placed in a permanent location and opened for public view. A ribb …

    Sources (45)

    • O M Dovel, "United States Census, 1840"
    • O M in entry for Mary Deuel, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
    • Osborn Druell, "United States Census, 1870"

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