Susan Merrill1

F, #337, b. 3 September 1838, d. 19 September 1907
Last Edited=3 Oct 2015
     Susan Merrill, daughter of Abel Merrill and Eliza Cooley, was born on 3 September 1838 at Jasper County, Mississippi. Susan Merrill was the daughter of Abel Merrill and Eliza Cooley.

Susan Merrill appeared on the United States census of 1850 in the household of Abel Merrill at Jasper County, Mississippi.21

Susan Merrill married Hugh M. Satcher Susan Merrill had 4 sons by her first husband, Hugh Satcher. After he was killed in the Civil War, she remarried and had eight children. "After the birth of her twelveth child, Madison Granberry Travis, she became an invalid. (This youngest child) was raised from infancy by his father's younger sister, Martha Jane Travis and her husband James Madison Walker who had no children of their own." Mary Collins Landin.1

Susan Merrill appeared on the United States census of 26 July 1860 in the household of Hugh M. Satcher at Bever Dam, Clarke County, Mississippi.3

Susan Merrill married James Travis, son of Ezekiel Travis and Martha Jane Granberry, on 19 November 1865 at Mississippi.1,41,4

Susan Merrill appeared on the United States census of 1870 in the household of James Travis at Ellisville, Jones County, Mississippi.5

Susan Merrill appeared on the United States census of 1880 in the household of James Travis at Jasper County, Mississippi.6

Susan Merrill appeared on the United States census of 1900 in the household of James Travis at Jasper County, Mississippi.7

Susan Merrill died on 19 September 1907 at Heidelberg, Jasper County, Mississippi, at age 69. and was buried at Shady Grove First Baptist Church Cemetery, Heidelberg, Jasper County, Mississippi. Her headstone spells her maiden name as Merrell.8,9,10

Children of Susan Merrill and Hugh M. Satcher

Children of Susan Merrill and James Travis

Citations

  1. [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.
  2. [S37] 1850 United States Census, population schedule, Jasper County, Mississippi, p. 39, family 134.; 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.
  3. [S33] 1860 United States Census, population schedule, Bever Dam, Clark County, Mississippi, written p. 711, family 842, line 4. Hugh is listed as a school teacher/farmer.; 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. [S127] Laurie Roper, "Ancestry of Laurie Roper", 4 May 2003 (e-mail address). . Hereinafter cited as "Laurie Roper Genealogy."
  5. [S34] 1870 United States Census, population schedule, Ellisville, Township 8, Jones County, Mississippi, p. 265, line 38, family 96.; 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, p. 108, house 112, farmer.; 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, Jasper County, Mississippi, family 225, Beat 5.; 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. [S10] Unknown author, "Family Group Sheets, Heidleberg Library Archives" (unknown compiler address). Unknown comments. Hereinafter cited as "Heidleberg Family Group Sheets."
  9. [S102] H. H. Daniel, compiler, History of Jasper County, Mississippi: Cemetery Records 1834-1910; Index of Wills and Land Grants 1834-1905. (unlisted address: Self Published, 19--?). Hereinafter cited as History of Jasper County.
  10. [S451] Headstone and Cemetery Collection, Created by: Marshall Parker, Record added: Sep 01, 2008, Find A Grave Memorial# 29468315., Findagrave.com.