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Elizabeth Gardner Runyon Merrill

Evidence from census and newspaper records proves the Merrill family traveled to Utah in 1850.  Her birth and death dates are confirmed by the Utah State History and Cemeteries and Burials Database and the inscription on her gravestone.  Additional research is needed to identify the name of the pioneer company with which they traveled.

Companies

Company Unknown (1850)Approximate age at departure: 31

Sources

  • "Preston, Idaho. Pioneer Answers Summons," Deseret Evening News, 10 July 1906, 9.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • 1850 Utah Census

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  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Internet Web Site
  • Family Tree

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  • Internet Web Site
  • Find A Grave 

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  • Internet Web Site
  • Utah State History Cemeteries and Burials Database

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  • Internet Web Site