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WILLIAM THURSTON MERRILL

 

Basic Information

Name
WILLIAM THURSTON MERRILL
Birth
16 April 1816
Scarborough, Cumberland County, Maine
Death
16 June 1898
Pine Point, Cumberland County, Maine
Time In Service
From: Not Specified
To: Not Specified

Affiliation

Allegiance
United States of America
Branch of Service
Not Specified
Rank
Not Specified
Unit(s)
Not Specified
Specialty
Not Specified
Current Status
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Service Record

War
American Civil War
Battle(s)
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Honors & Awards

Award(s)
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1864 :: William Merrill Enlisted

American Civil War Soldiers about William Merrill...   [ Read more » ]
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William Merrill

Photos of William Merrill were shared by Snow descendants from Maine
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Merrill Family Plot

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1864 :: WILLIAM WRITES TO PHEBE

On this date in our family history . . . the 20th day of April . . . in the year 1864 . . . William Thurston Merrill pens a letter to his daughter, Phoebe . . . at that time, William is sick in the U.S. Hospital at the New Orleans Barracks in Louisiana . . . and Phoebe is at home in Maine . . . this William is a great-grandpa, and Phoebe is the maternal grandma, of Elizabeth Marilla Henry nee Smith (1912-1932) . . . who is the maternal grandma of the Keeper of this family history timeline . . . Special thanks to our cousins, Ariana Bratt and Susan Snow, for sharing the following info.

William Thurston Merrill went into the Civil War in 1861. He was a member of H Company 30th Volunteer Maine Regiment, which was engaged in Louisiana at Sabine Cross Road on April 8, 1864, Pleasant Hill on April 9, 1864, and Cane River Cross on April 23, 1864. Williams's last battle was at Pleasant Hill, where 11 of his regiment were killed, 66 wounded and 71 missing. By the end of the war, hi...
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1868 :: Merrill, William

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1898 :: Death of William T. Merrill

Biddeford Daily Journal.
Biddeford, Maine, Friday Evening, June 17, 1898.

William T. Merrill died Thursday at his residence at Pine Point, aged eighty-two years and two months. He was one of the oldest inhabitants of Scarboro. Four sons and four daughters survive him. The funeral will be held Sunday at 2 o'clock at his late residence.
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Biddeford Daily Journal.
Biddeford, Maine, Monday Evening, June 20, 1898.

The funeral of William Merrill took place at his residence yesterday. Rev. Mr. Goodwin of Pine Point conducted the service and selections were sung by a quartet from Dunstan church. The attendance was large, and many beautiful flowers were given. The entertainment was at the Dunstan Corner cemetery.
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June 24, 1898. Pine Point, Maine.

Mr. Wm. Merrill who fell from his work cart Tuesday, the fourteenth, died at his home Thursday night.  It was thought at first he had received ...   [ Read more » ]
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Maine Death Record :: Wm. T. Merrill

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Regimental History Maine 30th Infantry

American Civil War Regiments Regiment: 30th Infantry Regiment MaineDate of Organization: 9 Jan 1864Muster Date: 20 Aug 1865Regiment State: MaineRegiment Type: InfantryRegiment Number: 30thOfficers Killed or Mortally Wounded: 3Officers Died of Disease or Accident: ...   [ Read more » ]
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HIS FINDAGRAVE MEMORIAL PAGE

Merrill, William Thurston 38405490
b. Apr. 16, 1816 d. Jun. 16, 1898

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http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=38405490

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Tombstone :: William & Olive Merrill

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GENERAL INDEX CARD :: WM MERRILL

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