Family: Jabez Dewitt MERRILL/Sarah Jane ADRIAN (F21531)

m. 16 Jun 1866


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  • Father | Male
    Jabez Dewitt MERRILL

    Born  13 Nov 1842  New York Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  1900  Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Married  16 Jun 1866  [1]  Wabasha County, Minnesota  [1] Find all individuals with events at this location
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    Mother | Female
    Sarah Jane ADRIAN

    Born  17 Feb 1845  Essex, Chittenden County, Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  3 Mar 1921  Todd County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Father  Edwin Isaac ADRIAN | F21510 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Melissa Betsy CROWN | F21510 Group Sheet 

    Child 1 | Female
    + Ella May MERRILL

    Born  Aug 1868  Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  1 Jul 1947  Little Falls, Morrison County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Spouse  George Thomas WILLETT | F21532 
    Married  Abt 1891  Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 2 | Male
    + James D. MERRILL

    Born  Nov 1871  Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  14 Sep 1933  Glenwood, Pope County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Spouse  Emma L. VASS | F21536 
    Married  Abt 1900  Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Myrtle Eliza SMITH | F21537 
    Married  Abt 1905  Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 3 | Male
    + Charles R. MERRILL

    Born  2 Jul 1876  Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  23 Jun 1959  Kelso, Cowlitz County, Washington Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Spouse  Elizabeth Rose 'Lizzie' GOEBEL | F21542 
    Married  23 Sep 1907  Todd County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 4 | Male
    + Rhodes Adrian MERRILL

    Born  26 Mar 1881  Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Aft 1940   
    Buried     
    Spouse  Anna POLINE? | F21538 
    Married  Abt 1904  Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 5 | Male
    + Jesse George MERRILL

    Born  18 Jan 1883  Todd County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Aft 1940   
    Buried     
    Spouse  Iva BOUCHIE | F21544 
    Married  Abt 1906   

  • Notes 
    • 1875 state census of Burnhamville, Todd County, Minnesota:

      - Merrill, Jabez D., age 33, born New York, father born New York, mother's birthplace is blank.
      - Merrill, Sarah, age 30, born Vermont, father born New York, mother born Vermont.
      - Merrill, Matty, age 7, born Minnesota, father born New York, mother born Vermont.
      - Merrill, James, age 4, born Minnesota, father born New York, mother born Vermont.

    • 1885 state census of Burnhamville, Todd County, Minnesota:

      - Merrill, Jabez D., age 42, born New York.
      - Merrill, Sarah J., age 40, born Vermont.
      - Merrill, Elle M., age 17, born Minnesota.
      - Merrill, James, age 14, born Minnesota.
      - Merrill, Chas., age 9, born Minnesota.
      - Merrill, R.A., age 5, born Minnesota.
      - Merrill, J.J., age 2, born Minnesota.

    • 1895 state census of Burnhamville, Todd County, Minnesota, enumerated 10 June 1895:

      - Merrill, Jaby D., age 52, born New York, a resident of New York for 40 years, resident of this district 25 years, occupation Post Master.
      - Merrill, Sarah G., age 50, born Vermont, a resident of Minnesota 36 years 7 months, resident of this district 25 years.
      - Merrill, James D., age 23, born Minnesota, resident of Minnesota and this district 23 years 7 months, occupation Farmer.
      - Merrill, Charley R., age 18, born Minnesota, resident of Minnesota and this district 18 years 11 months.
      - Merrill, Adrian R., age 14, born Minnesota, resident of Minnesota and this district 14 years 2 months.
      - Merrill, Jessie G., age 12, born Minnesota, resident of Minnesota and this district 12 years 4 months.

    • 1900 census of Bruce, Todd County, Minnesota, enumerated 2 June 1900:

      - Merrell, James D., age 29, married zero years, born November 1871 in Minnesota, father born New York, mother born Vermont, occupation Weaver, Woolen Mill.
      - Merrell, Emma L., age 22, wife, married zero years, mother of zero children, born July 1877 in Minnesota, both parents born Germany.
      - Merrell, Charles, age 23, brother, single, born July 1876 in Minnesota, father born New York, mother born Vermont, occupation Farmer.
      - Merrell, Rhodes A., age 19, brother, single, born March 1881 in Minnesota, father born New York, mother born Vermont, occupation Day Laborer.
      - Merrell, Jesse G., age 17, brother, born January 1883 in Minnesota, father born New York, mother born Vermont.

    • 1905 state census of Bruce, Todd County, Minnesota, enumerated 20 June 1905:

      - Merrell, Sarah J., age (looks like) 60, born Vermont, both parents born Vermont, resident of Minnesota 54 years 7 months, resident of this district 33 years, occupation Post Master (crossed through).
      - Merrell, Charles R., age 27, born Minnesota, father born New York, mother born Vermont, resident of Minnesota and this district 27 years 11 months, occupation Mechanic.


    • 1910 census of Hartford, Todd County, Minnesota, enumerated 16 April 1910:

      - Merrell, Sarah, age 64, widowed, mother of 5 children, 5 children still living, born Vermont, both parents born Vermont, occupation None.
      - Merrell, Adrian, age 29, son, first marriage, married 6 years, born Minnesota, both parents born Vermont, occupation Odd Jobs.
      - Merrell, Anna, age 24, daughter-in-law, first marriage, married 6 years, mother of 1 child, 1 child still living, born Minnesota, both parents born Minnesota, occupation Teacher, District School.
      - Merrell Duard, age 4, grandson, born Minnesota, both parents born Minnesota.

    • 1920 census of Glenwood, Pope County, Minnesota, enumerated 3-5 January 1920:

      - Willett, George T., age 52, owns the home, immigrated to the United States in 1888, naturalized citizen 1893, born Canada English, both parents born Canada English, occupation Blacksmith, Railroad.
      - Willett, Ella May, age 51, wife, born Minnesota, father born New York, mother born Vermont.
      - Willett, George A., age 7, adopted son, born Minnesota, both parents born Minnesota.
      - Willett, Ray I., age 5, adopted son, born Minnesota, both parents born Minnesota.
      - Merrell, Sarah, age 74, mother-in-law, widowed, born Vermont, both parents born New York.


  • Sources 
    1. [S70] Ancestry.com, Minnesota, Marriages Index, 1849-1950.