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Query: Richard A Merrill asked for any information from Theron back. Earliest member known is Theron Merrill who lived in New York. He had a son names James Myron. Theron came to Ohio in early 1800's maybe late 1700's. James moved later, somewhere around mid 1800's. One reference I found showed a possible 1830. James Myron Merrill married Susan Tremaine. He was born New York state and buried South Clarksfield, Huron County, Ohio. They had four Children: Ebbenezer, Solon Earl, Dolly Loretta, Elihugh. Solon Earl Married Louise Catherine Puder in Norwalk, Ohio, was buried in Rochester, Ohio.They had two sons, two daughters. Son, Harvey Clyde, married Cora Mabel Tuttle, buried in Oberlin Ohio - age 84, Cora Mabel at age 78. Harvey Clyde had one son and two daughters. Harvey's son, Howard Clyde, married Edna Mae Jones had three sons, two daughters: Eugene Howard ; Susanne Elaine; Walter Clyde; Richard Allen; Lisa Marie.
Query: Karen Sorensen of CA said she was researching Abijah Merrill Jr. who m. Anne
Prichard 2 Nov. 1815 in Lee, Berkshire, MA. Who were their children and what do we know
about Abijah? Anne is her ancestor's sister.
Query: Doris Merrell Harlen of MO writes: I have just started trying to find my ancestry
and having a lot of trouble. I am looking for information on Willie or Willey Merrell who
married Margoutle Jennings. They were supposed to come from England . John Burd Merrell
married Sarah Fine and had my grandfather Rolland Thomas who married Anna Jane Martin.
He was from KY and was b. around 1864.
Answers to the above New Queries will be published in the next issue of The Merrill Newsletter. Jean and Howard's answers to the Queries published in the last issue, 6:2, are on the next page. Please click the Next Button to read them.