Lucy <I>Thurston</I> Merrill

Lucy Thurston Merrill

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Death 14 Jun 1821 (aged 29)
Burial Saco, York County, Maine, USA
Memorial ID 79229302 · View Source
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Lucy is said to be the first of five known wives of Phineas Merrill . . . her date of birth comes from the Thurston Genealogies . . . according to the First book of records of the town of Pepperellborough now the city of Saco an intention of marriage was entered on September 25th, 1808 for Phinehas Merrell of Saco and Lucy Thurston of Scarborough . . . The Ancestry of Walter M. Thurston shows that they married on the 21st of that October . . . and Thurston Genealogies shows that Lucy was married by Rev. Asa Heath to Phineas Merrill of Scarboro beach on the 23rd of that October . . . Lucy and Phineas are known to have had five children with at least three dying in infancy . . . Lucy died shortly after giving birth to Thomas in May of 1821, with little Thomas dying in July of that year.

The date of death shown on this page is the date as recorded in The First Book of Records of the Town of Pepperellborough now the City of Saco (printed by vote of the City Council, March 18, 1895), which says she died on the 14th day of June in the year 1821 . . . but note that the information engraved in stone on the marker she shares with her husband and numerous other family members gives her date of death as the 21st day of June in the year 1821 . . . at the age of 29 years and 6 months . . .
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Lucy,
his first wife
died June 21, 1821
AE 29 yrs 6 mos
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  • Created by: BeNotForgot
  • Added: 24 Oct 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 79229302
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lucy Thurston Merrill (11 Nov 1791–14 Jun 1821), Find A Grave Memorial no. 79229302, citing Merrill Family Cemetery, Saco, York County, Maine, USA ; Maintained by BeNotForgot (contributor 46974545) .