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Darius Warren Merrill
(1829-1887)
Sarah Ann Walbridge
(1838-1919)
Ira S. Davis
(Cal 1843-)
Adeline Kent
(Cal 1844-1874)
Watson Paul Merrill
(1859-1924)
Frances W. Davis
(1864-1918)
Darius Wayne Merrill
(1892-1972)

 

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Spouses/Children:
Cora Duvall

Darius Wayne Merrill 2 3 4

  • Born: 9 Aug 1892, Merrill, New York 5 6 7
  • Marriage: Cora Duvall in 1916-1918 1
  • Died: 11 Dec 1972, Macedon, New York at age 80 8 9

bullet   Another name for Darius was Wayne.11

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bullet  Noted events in his life were:

Occupation: 12 Darius worked as a piano works. Worked for Aeolian Piano Works until his retirement.

Personal History: 13 Moved to Rochester, NY prior to WWII. He taught himself to play the fiddle at age nine. He was a member of the "Old Time Fiddlers Association". His protege, Ronald Abrams, played at the "Old Time Fiddlers' Picnics and conventions.


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Darius married Cora Duvall in 1916-1918.1 (Cora Duvall died in 1972.)


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1 Correspondence, to Lucy Stewart from Aunt Glad 05/16/1976. Provides estimated year of marriage for D. Wayne Merrill and Cora Duval. Photocopy of letter provided by Ms. Patricia (Stewart) Smith.

2 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, 36, 45. Documents Darius Wayne Merrill as child of Watson Paul Merrill and Frances W Davis
. Transcribed by Ms. Sandra Cocchiara, compiler

3 Lucy Stewart, A Merrill Legend, Book I (Transcribed by Sandra Cocchiara.), From: A Merrill Legend, Book 1. Documents Wayne Merrill as child 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

4 Merrill Family Bible (From the research of Lucy Stewart. Transcribed by Sandra Cocchiara.), Parental information. Documents Darius Wayne Merrill as child of Watson Paul Merrill and Frances W. Davis. Information provided by Pat (Stewart) Smith and Edith Stewart.

5 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 45. Documents year of birth for Darius Wayne Merrill
. Transcribed by Ms. Sandra Cocchiara, compiler

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

7 Internet Search, SSDI. Confirms birth date for Darius Merrill. Information obtained from RootsWeb.com Social Security Index Search by Sandra Cocchiara.

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

9 Internet Search, SSDI. Confirms month / year of death for Darius Merrill. Information obtained from RootsWeb.com Social Security Index Search by Sandra Cocchiara.

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

11 Lucy Stewart, A Merrill Legend, Book I (Transcribed by Sandra Cocchiara.), From: A Merrill Legend, Book 1. Documents alternate name for Darius Wayne Merrill.

12 Merrill Family Bible (From the research of Lucy Stewart. Transcribed by Sandra Cocchiara.), Occupation information. Documents occupational history of Darius Wayne Merrill. Information provided by Pat (Stewart) Smith and Edith Stewart.

13 Merrill Family Bible (From the research of Lucy Stewart. Transcribed by Sandra Cocchiara.), Personal History. Documents personal history information of Darius Wayne Merrill. Information provided by Pat (Stewart) Smith and Edith Stewart.



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