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A collection of binders with family group sheets created by Mildred Lowry following the Merrill family from the late 1500s to the 1800s. Each binder uses a numbering system of Mildred Lowry’s to organize the family members.

The Merrill family originated in England with Nathaniel Merrill Jr. who was born in 1601 in Wherstead, England to John and Mary Merrill. He and his brother John moved to the United States during the Great Puritan Migration (1620-1640) and settled in Newbury, Massachusetts. Nathaniel married Susanna Wolverton and they had seven kids and at least thirty-one grandkids. He passed away in 1654. Mildred Lowry (1917-1999) of Pittsburg, Kansas studied genealogy and performed research under the Genealogical Research System.

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Social Life and Customs


Arts and Humanities

Size of Collection

1 linear foot

Dates of Collection

circa 1570-1800

Manuscript Number

SpC MS 266

Merrill Family Collection, circa 1570-1800



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