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John Rosenberry Merrell
Birth: Jan. 11, 1834
Columbia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Aug. 2, 1908
Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
California, USA

John Rosenberry Merrell/Merrill was the youngest of seven children born to Benjamin S. Merrell and Mary Hester Wagner. He was my husband's second great-grandfather.

He married Mary Ann Mears on November 4, 1863 in Columbia County, Pennsylvania. They were the parents of 11 children:
Grace Lenna Merrell (married Alfred Taylor)
Grant Merrell (married Caroline Diehl)
Lillian Ida Merrell (married Edward Reen)
Minerva "Minnie" Merrell
Ellis Camden Merrell
Eliza Merrell
Evelyn Merrell
John Forest Merrell
William Merrell
Irvin Merrell and
Jessie Merrell

John moved to California to be closer to his daughters after Mary Ann died in 1902. My husband descends from John and Mary Ann's son, Grant.

*Special thanks to MKC for locating this grave, photographing the stone for us and then so graciously transferring the page to our keeping. It is very much appreciated.* 
 
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 Parents:
  Benjamin S. Merrell (1794 - 1868)
  Mary Hester Wagner Merrell (1797 - 1864)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Ann Mears Merrell (1845 - 1902)*
 
 Children:
  Grace Lena Merrell Taylor (1864 - 1936)*
  Grant Merrell (1865 - 1934)*
  Lillian Ida Merrell Reen (1868 - 1941)*
  Minnie E. Merrell Biddison (1870 - 1951)*
  Ellis Camden Merrell (1871 - 1948)*
  Evelyn Merrell (1875 - 1963)*
  John Forest Merrell (1877 - 1952)*
  Irvin Merrell (1883 - 1966)*
 
 Siblings:
  Jesse Wagner Merrell (1819 - 1903)*
  Hester Elizabeth Merrell Sterner (1821 - 1905)*
  Clark Merrell (1824 - 1908)*
  Caroline Matilda Merrell Jones (1826 - 1901)*
  John Rosenberry Merrell (1834 - 1908)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Angelus Rosedale Cemetery
Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Plot: Section 6, Lot 386, Grave 1SE
 
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Originally Created by: MKC
Record added: Jul 01, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9023131
John Rosenberry Merrell
Added by: Barbara HARMS Craig
 
John Rosenberry Merrell
Added by: MKC
 
John Rosenberry Merrell
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Added by: James Seidelman
 
 
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