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Roxelana "Racy" Pierce Merrill
Birth: Apr. 3, 1817
Hamburg
Erie County
New York, USA
Death: Apr. 4, 1875
Merrillville
Lake County
Indiana, USA

b. Hamburg, Erie Co., NY
d. Ross Twp., Merrillville, Lake Co., IN

She was the daughter of Wheeler Washington & Polly (Benedict) Pierce, Sr.
Married:1st Daniel Towl 1836 Blenheim, Canada; 2nd Dudley Y. Merrill 1854 Merrillville, Lake Co., IN. Founder family of Merrillville. Two sons by Dudley both died young.
Mother of Edgar Daniel Towl who married Mary Isabella Hawkins; Mary Towl who married John Steichelman, then 2nd William Hyde; Harriet Towl who married George Ragen. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Wheeler Washington Pierce (1789 - 1856)
  Polly Mary Benedict Pierce (1793 - 1853)
 
 Spouses:
  Daniel K Towl (1811 - 1851)
  Dudley Y. Merrill (1814 - 1890)*
 
 Children:
  Edgar Daniel Towl (1836 - 1878)*
  Mary J. Towl Steichelman-Hyde (1838 - 1911)*
  Harriet Towl Ragen (1843 - 1922)*
  Andrew J. Merrill (1855 - 1857)*
  William Merrill (1861 - 1861)*
 
 Siblings:
  James M Pierce (1811 - 1879)*
  Roxelana Pierce Merrill (1817 - 1875)
  Amanda Melvina Pierce Hayward (1833 - 1897)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: I would love to have a picture of my great great-greatmother Roxelana
 
Burial:
Merrillville Cemetery
Merrillville
Lake County
Indiana, USA
 
Created by: Karen Schneider Childs
Record added: Aug 25, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 21154955
Roxelana Racy <i>Pierce</i> Merrill
Added by: Dennis Crane
 
Roxelana Racy <i>Pierce</i> Merrill
Added by: Dennis Crane
 
Roxelana Racy <i>Pierce</i> Merrill
Cemetery Photo
Added by: Linda Parnell
 
 
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3rd great grandmother
- Karen Schneider Childs
 Added: Dec. 5, 2014
 
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