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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Family Time Line

Lieut. Nathan Merrill
1789–1854
Sally Bracket
1795–1875
Phoebe Merrill
1813–1887
Hannah Hubbard
1820–1885
George W. Merrill
1822–1907
John B Merrill
1827–1852
Asa Merrill
1830–1922
Nathen Merrill
1838–

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

    Phoebe Merrill

    Female1813–1887Female

    Hannah Hubbard

    Female1820–1885Female

    Male1822–1907Male

    Male1827–1852Male

    Asa Merrill

    Male1830–1922Male

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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.
1830

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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