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Ruth VanDerCook Merrill
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Birth: Jul. 25, 1806
New York, USA
Death: Jul., 1884
Nance County
Nebraska, USA

Daughter of Michael VanDerCook and Serviah/Sophia LAWRENCE. Granddaughter of Revolutionary War soldier Isaac VanDerCook and his first wife, Sarah TEACHOUT. Ruth married Joshua MERRILL circa 1829 in New York. Their children were George Washington Merrill (1830-1913, married 1. Melissa GRANT, 2. Naomi ZIEGLER), Sophia Merrill (circa 1832-?), Isaac Newton Merrill (1834-1895, married Caroline J. ANNIS), Mary Merrill (circa 1838-?), John B. Merrill (1840-1926, married Caroline A. TALBOT) and Malissa E. Merrill (1845-?, married Marvin J. DART). George W. Merrill was born at the Town of Clarkson, Monroe Co., NY...his younger siblings were born in Michigan.

Joshua Merrill died in Osceola Twp., Livingston Co., MI on 26 October, 1871 of cancer. He lies buried in the Van Keuren Cemetery, Osceola Twp., Livingston Co., MI. Ruth was enumerated with her son John and his family in the 1880 US Census for Genoa Precinct, Nance Co., NE. 
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  Joshua Merrill (1804 - 1871)*
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Valley View Cemetery
Nance County
Nebraska, USA
Created by: Lynnsdaughter
Record added: Jan 15, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 32938522
Ruth <i>VanDerCook</i> Merrill
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To my Great Great Grandmother. May you be forever in peace. Love
- Elizabeth Corry
 Added: Oct. 23, 2012
You are remembered - rest in peace.Your 3rd great granddaughter...
- Debra Merrill Krsek
 Added: Oct. 11, 2012

- Green Hobbit
 Added: Apr. 28, 2010

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