Sibyl E Merrill

Brief Life History of Sibyl E

When Sibyl E Merrill was born in 1899, in Maine, United States, her father, Royce T Merrill, was 37 and her mother, Linnie E. Thibodeau, was 33. She lived in Springfield, Penobscot, Maine, United States for about 20 years. She died on 3 October 1949, at the age of 50, and was buried in Bangor, Penobscot, Maine, United States.

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Royce T Merrill
Linnie E. Thibodeau
Torrey Gordon Merrill
Larry G Merrill
Madaline A. Merrill
Sibyl E Merrill

Sources (4)

  • Sibyl E Merrill in household of Louis Merrill, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Sibyl E Merrill, "Maine, Faylene Hutton Cemetery Collection, ca. 1780-1990"
  • Sybil E Merrill in household of Royse T Merrill, "United States Census, 1900"

World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

1905 · Squaw Mountain Fire Lookout

In 1905, a fire lookout tower (among the first of its kind) was constructed in Piscataquis County on Squaw Mountain. Due to Maine's abundance of lumber and paper mills, it was essential that a system be developed to help spot fires as quickly as possible.

1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

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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