John B Merrill

1827–3 September 1852 (Age 25)
Maine, United States

The Life of John B

When John B Merrill was born in 1827, in Maine, United States, his father, Lieut. Nathan Merrill, was 38 and his mother, Sally Bracket, was 32. He died on 3 September 1852, in Acton, York, Maine, United States, at the age of 25, and was buried in Merrill Cemetery, Acton, York, Maine, United States.

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Lieut. Nathan Merrill
Sally Bracket
Phoebe Merrill
Hannah Hubbard
George W. Merrill
John B Merrill
Asa Merrill
Nathen Merrill

Parents and Siblings



    Phoebe Merrill


    Hannah Hubbard




    Asa Merrill


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World Events (7)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 3

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Age 3

Historical Boundaries: 1830: York, Maine, United States
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 9

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of several minor places named with the Old English elements myrige ‘pleasant’ + hyll ‘hill’.

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

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  • John Merrill in household of Nathen Merrill, "United States Census, 1850"

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