Philo G. C. Merrill, 18161896 (aged 80 years)

Name
Philo G. C. /Merrill/
Given names
Philo G. C.
Surname
Merrill
Birth
Marriage
1845 (aged 28 years)
Birth of a son
Death of a father
January 31, 1847 (aged 30 years)
Birth of a son
about 1847 (aged 30 years)
Birth of a son
Marriage of a son
Birth of a son
Birth of a son
Death
Burial
Family with parents
father
17741847
Birth: February 24, 1774 54 42 Chesterfield, Cheshire Co, New Hampshire, USA
Death: January 31, 1847
mother
Marriage MarriageFebruary 12, 1801
15 years
himself
18161896
Birth: April 16, 1816 42 Stowe, Lamoille Co, Vermont, USA
Death: August 27, 1896Des Moines, Warren Co, Iowa, USA
Family with Sophia Woodward
himself
18161896
Birth: April 16, 1816 42 Stowe, Lamoille Co, Vermont, USA
Death: August 27, 1896Des Moines, Warren Co, Iowa, USA
wife
18221915
Birth: October 22, 1822 31 27 Vermont, USA
Death: March 25, 1915Grinnell, Poweshiek Co, Iowa, USA
Marriage Marriage1845
18 months
son
19 months
son
18471915
Birth: about 1847 30 24 New Hampshire, USA
Death: February 5, 1915Grinnell, Poweshiek Co, Iowa, USA
son
son
son
Burton J Merrill in his office
18561920
Birth: 1856 39 33 Palmyra Warren Co, Iowa, USA
Death: 1920Stillwater, Washington Co, Minnesota, USA
Note

CAPTAIN PHII,O G. C. MERRII.I, was born in Stowe, Vermont, April 16, 1810, and died in this city August 27, 1896. He came to Iowa in
1853, and settled in Warren county. Eleven years afterward he re-
moved to Grinnell, but came here in 1895, to make his home with his
son, Mr. John H. Merrill. He was a member of the Grand Army and
the Loyal Legion. At one time he was active in politics, and represen-
ted Warren county in the 10th General Assembly.
Civil War, Company G, 2nd Lieutenant 3rd Infantry. Also served in the Mexican War.
Source: The Annals of Iowa 2(7), p.568-568

Note

He migrated while a youth, and settled in Meriden, N. H., where he received a liberal common school education. In early manhood he again returned to the state of Vermont and settled in Hartland, where, in the year of 1845, he married Miss Sophia Woodward. They remained at Hartland until the year 1853, when they emigrated to the state of Iowa and settled at Palmyra, Warren county, where he engaged in the mercantile business, until the breaking out of the rebellion in 1861, when he assisted in raising Company G , Third regiment of Iowa volunteers, and was elected and commissioned first lieutenant of said company. Lieut. P. G. C. Merrill was elected to the state senate in 1863 and was a member of the Tenth General Assembly, serving one session, when he resigned and removed to Grinnell, Poweshiek county, where he resided until 1890, then removed to Stillwater, Minn., where he remained till 1895, when he removed to Des Moine.
Source: State Historical Society of Iowa resources