Martha Merrill1

F, #1087, b. 1 September 1828, d. 7 September 1917
Last Edited=5 Dec 2015
     Martha Merrill, daughter of Abel Merrill and Eliza Cooley, was born on 1 September 1828 at Wayne County, Mississippi.1 Martha Merrill was the daughter of Abel Merrill and Eliza Cooley.11

Martha Merrill married John Thomas on 10 February 1848.1

Mary Collins Landin states that John and Martha Merrill Thomas lived near Shady Grove on Eucutta-Vossburg Road in Jasper County, and were farmers and planters.2

Martha Merrill appeared on the United States census of 24 September 1850 in the household of John Thomas at Jasper County, Mississippi.3

Martha Merrill appeared on the United States census of 10 September 1860 in the household of John Thomas at Davisville, Jasper County, Mississippi.4

Martha Merrill appeared on the United States census of 8 July 1870 in the household of John Thomas at Clairborne, Jasper County, Mississippi.5

Martha Merrill appeared on the United States census of 2 July 1880 in the household of John Thomas at Jasper County, Mississippi.6

Martha Merrill appeared on the United States census of 15 June 1900 in the household of John Thomas at Jasper County, Mississippi.7

Martha Merrill appeared on the United States census of 3 May 1910 in the household of Edward McCarty at Jasper County, Mississippi.8

Martha Merrill died on 7 September 1917 at Shady Grove, Jasper County, Mississippi, at age 89.1 and was buried at Shady Grove First Baptist Church Cemetery, Heidelberg, Jasper County, Mississippi.9

Children of Martha Merrill and John Thomas

Citations

  1. [S10] Unknown author, "Family Group Sheets, Heidleberg Library Archives" (unknown compiler address). Unknown comments. Hereinafter cited as "Heidleberg Family Group Sheets."
  2. [S23] Mary Collins Landin, The Collins and Travis Families and Their Allies (Route 3 Box 290, Tom Collins Road, Utica, Mississippi 39175: Self Published, 1982). Hereinafter cited as Collins and Travis Families.
  3. [S37] 1850 United States Census, population schedule, Jasper County, Mississippi, written page 96, family 259, line 10.; digital image by subscription, The Generations Network (http://www.ancestry.com); from the National Archives microfilm. A printed copy is in the personal records of this researcher.
  4. [S33] 1860 United States Census, population schedule, Davisville, Jasper County, Mississippi, page 113, family 743,line 11.; digital image by subscription, The Generations Network (http://www.ancestry.com); from the National Archives microfilm. A printed copy is in the personal records of this researcher.
  5. [S34] 1870 United States Census, population schedule, Southeast Beat, Clairborne, Jasper County, Mississippi, stamped page 594, family 306, line 7.; digital image by subscription, The Generations Network (http://www.ancestry.com); from the National Archives microfilm. A printed copy is in the personal records of this researcher.
  6. [S35] 1880 United States Census, population schedule, Jasper County, Mississippi, Supervisor's District 5, Enumeration District 158, stamped page 103, line 33.; digital image by subscription, The Generations Network (http://www.ancestry.com); from the National Archives microfilm. A printed copy is in the personal records of this researcher.
  7. [S1] 1900 United States Census, population schedule, Beat 5, Jasper County, Mississippi, Supervisor's District 6, Enumeration District 55, sheet 11B, line 69.; digital image by subscription, The Generations Network (http://www.ancestry.com); from the National Archives microfilm. A printed copy is in the personal records of this researcher.
  8. [S2] 1910 United States Census, population schedule, Beat 5, Jasper County, Mississippi, Supervisor's District 5, Enumeration District 20, stamped page 258, line 4.; digital image by subscription, The Generations Network (http://www.ancestry.com); from the National Archives microfilm. A printed copy is in the personal records of this researcher.
  9. [S451] Headstone and Cemetery Collection, Created by: Marshall Parker, Record added: Sep 01, 2008, Find A Grave Memorial# 29469910., Findagrave.com.