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Philemon Christopher Merrill

Clerk of the company

The inscription on his gravestone shows his death date as 16 September 1904

Companies

Silas Richards Company (1849)Approximate age at departure: 28

Sources

  • "Thatcher, Arizona: Philemon C. Merrill Dead," Deseret Evening News, 22 Sep. 1904, 9.
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • 1850 Utah Census, Salt Lake Co.
  • Source Location
  • Internet Web Site
  • Camp of Israel schedules and reports, 1845-1849. (MS 14290)

  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Find A Grave 

  • Source Location
  • Internet Web Site
  • Journal History, Supp. after 31 Dec. 1849, p. 5G
  • Merrill, Philemon Christopher, Autobiography [ca. 1890], 6
  • New FamilySearch/Family Tree

  • Richards, Silas, Journals 1846 May-1855 July, fd. 1, 1-36.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Richards, Silas, Reminiscences and journal [ca. 1849-1871], 3-12.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City
  • Richards, Silas, to Brigham Young, 24 Aug. 1849, in Brigham Young, Office Files 1832-1878, reel 31, box 21, fd. 17.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City