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Paul Merrill
(1796-1877)
Hannah Shepard
(1793-1871)
Darius Warren Merrill
(1829-1887)
Sarah Ann Walbridge
(1838-1919)

Watson Paul Merrill
(1859-1924)

 

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Spouses/Children:
Frances W. Davis

Watson Paul Merrill 4 5

  • Born: 20 Jul 1859, Chateaugay, New York 6 7 8
  • Marriage: Frances W. Davis on 6 Feb 1881 1 2 3
  • Died: 10 Aug 1924, Merrill, New York at age 65 9 10
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bullet  Noted events in his life were:

Occupation: 11 Watson worked as a hotel Owner in Chateaugay, New York. He and his brothers, Albert Shepard (Shep) Merrill and Charles Ernest Merrill operated the "Merril House" at Chateaugay Lake, New York. Established the Merrill, New York, Post Office in honor of their father Darius Warren Merrill. Later, they sold the Merrill House to Mr. or Mrs. Reilly.


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Watson married Frances W. Davis, daughter of Ira S. Davis and Adeline Kent, on 6 Feb 1881.1 3 12 (Frances W. Davis was born on 13 Sep 1864 13 14 15 16 and died on 19 May 1918 in Merrill, New York 17 18 19.)

bullet  Noted events in their marriage were:

Marriage Notes: 20 Married at home of Ira S. Davis. In the presence of Ira S. Davis and Carrie E. Davis. Signed by S. L. Phelps, Minister of the Gospel.


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1 Estimated, Year of marriage. Calculation based on wife's year of birth and birth of first child. Provided by Mrs. Sandra Cocchiara.

2 Lucy Stewart, A Merrill Legend, Book I (Transcribed by Sandra Cocchiara.), From: A Merrill Legend, Book 1. Documents marriage of Watson Paul Merrill and Frances Davis. Research compiled for the Merrill Family Tree by Ms. Lucy Stewart. Provided courtesy of Ms. Edith Stewart and Ms. Patricia (Stewart) Smith, daughters

3 Merrill Family Bible (From the research of Lucy Stewart. Transcribed by Sandra Cocchiara.), Marriage information. Documents Frances W. Davis as spouse of Watson Paul Merrill. Information provided by Pat (Stewart) Smith and Edith Stewart.

4 Compiler: Lucy Stewart, The Kent / Merrill Family Tree (Copy of original manuscript obtained at the Kent Family Reunion, 2000. Ms. Brenda Allen, publisher.) Descendants of, Nathanial Merrill & Susan Jordan. Page 2, Line 27, 28, 35. Documents Watson Paul Merrill as child of Darius Warren Merrill and Sarah Ann Walbridge. Transcribed by Ms. Sandra Cocchiara, compiler

5 Lucy Stewart, A Merrill Legend, Book I (Transcribed by Sandra Cocchiara.), From: A Merrill Legend, Book 1. Documents Watson Paul Merrill as child of Darius Warren Merrill and Sara Ann Walbridge.

6 Compiler: Lucy Stewart, The Kent / Merrill Family Tree (Copy of original manuscript obtained at the Kent Family Reunion, 2000. Ms. Brenda Allen, publisher.) Descendants of, Nathanial Merrill & Susan Jordan. Page 2, Line 35. Documents year of birth for Watson Paul Merrill. Transcribed by Ms. Sandra Cocchiara, compiler

7 Lucy Stewart, A Merrill Legend, Book I (Transcribed by Sandra Cocchiara.), From: A Merrill Legend, Book 1. Documents date of birth for Watson Paul Merrill.

8 Merrill Family Bible (From the research of Lucy Stewart. Transcribed by Sandra Cocchiara.), Birth information. Documents the date / location of birth for Watson Paul Merrill. Information provided by Pat (Stewart) Smith and Edith Stewart.

9 Compiler: Lucy Stewart, The Kent / Merrill Family Tree (Copy of original manuscript obtained at the Kent Family Reunion, 2000. Ms. Brenda Allen, publisher.) Descendants of, Nathanial Merrill & Susan Jordan. Page 2, Line 35. Documents year of death for Watson Paul Merrill. Transcribed by Ms. Sandra Cocchiara, compiler

10 Merrill Family Bible (From the research of Lucy Stewart. Transcribed by Sandra Cocchiara.), Death information. Documents the date / location of death for Watson Paul Merrill. Information provided by Pat (Stewart) Smith and Edith Stewart.

11 Merrill Family Bible (From the research of Lucy Stewart. Transcribed by Sandra Cocchiara.), Occupation. Documents the occupational history of Watson Paul Merrill. Information provided by Pat (Stewart) Smith and Edith Stewart.

12 Lucy Stewart, A Merrill Legend, Book I (Transcribed by Sandra Cocchiara.), From: A Merrill Legend, Book 1. Documents marriage of Watson Paul Merrill and Frances Davis.

13 Compiler: Lucy Stewart, The Kent / Merrill Family Tree (Copy of original manuscript obtained at the Kent Family Reunion, 2000. Ms. Brenda Allen, publisher.) Descendants of, Nathanial Merrill & Susan Jordan. Page 2, Line 36. Documents year of birth for Frances W Davis. Transcribed by Ms. Sandra Cocchiara, compiler

14 Lucy Stewart, A Merrill Legend, Book I (Transcribed by Sandra Cocchiara.), From: A Merrill Legend, Book 1. Documents year of birth for Frances Davis.

15 Merrill Family Bible (From the research of Lucy Stewart. Transcribed by Sandra Cocchiara.), Birth information. Documents the date of birth for Frances W. Davis. Information provided by Pat (Stewart) Smith and Edith Stewart.

16 Email Message, received 06/30/2009 from Ms. Ardyce Bresett. Frankie's age reported as 5 at the time of the census. Information obtained from the 1870 Census records by Ms. Ardyce Bresett.

17 Compiler: Lucy Stewart, The Kent / Merrill Family Tree (Copy of original manuscript obtained at the Kent Family Reunion, 2000. Ms. Brenda Allen, publisher.) Descendants of, Nathanial Merrill & Susan Jordan. Page 2, Line 36. Documents year of death for Frances W Davis. Transcribed by Ms. Sandra Cocchiara, compiler

18 Lucy Stewart, A Merrill Legend, Book I (Transcribed by Sandra Cocchiara.), From: A Merrill Legend, Book 1. Documents year / location of death for Frances Davis.

19 Merrill Family Bible (From the research of Lucy Stewart. Transcribed by Sandra Cocchiara.), Death information. Documents the date of death for Frances W. Davis. Information provided by Pat (Stewart) Smith and Edith Stewart.

20 Merrill Family Bible (From the research of Lucy Stewart. Transcribed by Sandra Cocchiara.), Marriage information. Documents additional information related to the marriage date of Watson Paul Merrill and Frances W. Davis. Information provided by Pat (Stewart) Smith and Edith Stewart.



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