Marriner Wood Merrill
|Birthplace:||Sackville, Westmoreland, New Brunswick, Canada|
|Death:||Died in Richmond, Cache, Utah, USA|
|Place of Burial:||Richmond City Cemetery, Richmond, Cache, Utah, USA - GPS (lat/lon): 41.93082, -111.80176|
Son of Nathan Alexander Merrill and Sarah Ann Merrill
|Managed by:||Private User|
Historical records matching Marriner W. Merrill, Apostle, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
About Marriner W. Merrill, Apostle, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
Marriner Wood Merrill (1832-1906) He was a pioneering settler of Cache Valley and a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church).
Merrill became the first president of the Logan Utah Temple in 1884 and a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles on October 7, 1889. He served in both offices in the church for the rest of his life.
Merrill had 8 wives and 43 children.
SOURCE: "Utah Pioneer and Apostle: Marriner Wood Merrill and His Family"; Melvin Clarence Merrill http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/Default.aspx?htx=BookList&dbid=20538&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0
- The University of Utah has a copy of his personal diary in their collection. The Marriner Wood Merrill papers (1886-1890) contain a diary which documents daily activities, in particular, expenditures.
Departure: 18 May 1853 Arrival: 10-11 September 1853
Birth: Sep. 25, 1832 New Brunswick, Canada
Death: Feb. 6, 1906 Logan Cache County Utah, USA
Apostle of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. As a young boy he had a vision of many things of the restored Church, from the Prophet Joseph Smith, Brigham Young, the trek west, and even polygamy; this was before his conversion at the age of nineteen. He also served as Bishop in Richmond, UT; and President of the Logan Temple where he experienced many manifestations of the work, and even an encounter with the adversary. As an Apostle he was especially recognized for his wisdom, good judgment, spiritual insight, understanding and industry in material life. He had 8 wives and 46 children.
- Nathan Alexander Merrill (1794 - 1851)
- Sarah Ann Reunolds Merrill (1792 - 1876)
- Hilda Maria Erickson Merrill (1869 - 1954)
- Sarah Ann Atkinson Merrill (1834 - 1915)*
- Cyrene Standley Merrill (1840 - 1917)*
- Almira Jane Bainbridge Merrill (1849 - 1906)*
- Maria Loenza Kingsbury Merrill (1852 - 1925)*
- Anna Sophia Engman Anderson Merrill (1870 - 1952)*
- Elna Jonsson Merrill (1863 - 1950)*
- Phebe Ann Merrill McNeil (1854 - 1926)*
- Marriner Wood Merrill (1857 - 1899)*
- Thomas Hazen Merrill (1859 - 1935)*
- Alma Merrill (1861 - 1936)*
- Rhoda Louisa Merrill Hendricks (1863 - 1940)*
- Clarrissa Merrill (1866 - 1867)*
- Olonzo David Merrill (1867 - 1939)*
- Elizabeth Almira Merrill Hendricks (1868 - 1926)*
- William Paul Merrill (1868 - 1951)*
- Louis Edgar Merrill (1870 - 1956)*
- Ida Philinda Merrill Van Orden (1870 - 1957)*
- Carrie Jane Merrill (1873 - 1876)*
- Lewis Alfred Merrill (1874 - 1915)*
- Amos Newlove Merrill (1875 - 1953)*
- Laura Vilate Merrill Funk (1875 - 1945)*
- Lucy Alcena Merrill Funk (1877 - 1964)*
- Ambrose Pond Merrill (1882 - 1927)*
- Elda Merrill Johnson (1886 - 1960)*
- Hilda Merrill Richards (1889 - 1979)*
- Loretta Elsa Merrill Rigby (1891 - 1991)*
- Lenora Eveline Merrill Olson (1892 - 1966)*
- Luella Merrill (1896 - 1930)*
- Anna Mae Merrill Hale (1902 - 2003)*
Burial: Richmond City Cemetery Richmond Cache County Utah, USA
Marriage 1: 1853-11-10 to Sarah Ann Atkinson, Bountiful, Davis, Utah.
Marriage 2: 1856-06-05 to Cyrene Standley, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah.
Marriage 3: 1865-04-01 to Almira Jane Merrill, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake,Utah.
Marriage 4: 1867-10-04 to Maria Loenza Kingsbury, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah.
Marriage 5: 1885-02-11 to Elna Jonsson, Logan, Cache, Utah.
Marriage 6: 1886-03-11 to Jennie Betty Victoria Merrill, Logan, Cache, Utah.
Marriage 7: 18 July 1889 to Sophia Angmon Engman, Logan, Cache, Utah.
Marriage 8: 1901-04-07 to Hilda Maria Merrill, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA.
Marriner W. Merrill, Apostle, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints's Timeline
September 25, 1832
Sackville, Westmoreland, New Brunswick, Canada
April 3, 1852
Sackville, NB, Canada
October 24, 1854
January 19, 1857
October 26, 1857
June 11, 1859
November 10, 1859
Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States
November 9, 1861
Richmond, Cache, Utah, USA