Posted By:Marge Rice
Subject:Charles Merrell, born 1849 Iowa, father of Orson Merrell, born 1891 in Mexico
Post Date:July 10, 2009 at 22:03:12
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Forum:Merrell Family Genealogy Forum
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I have a copy of “Miles From Nowhere – Tales From America’s Contemporary Frontier”, by Dayton Duncan, which I would like to get back in the hands of descendants of one of the families mentioned. The hardcover book was copyright 1983 and has 320 pages.

The book describes Adair Merrell, of Hidalgo Co., NM, whose father was Orson Merrell (born 1891 in Mexico; died in Arizona) and paternal grandfather was Charles Merrell (born 1849 Iowa), His maternal grandfather was Harry Payne (born 1857 England), who became a Mormon bishop and moved to northern New Mexico.

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