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Phoebe Lodema Merrill was born 5 August 1832 in Elba, Genesee County, New York to Samuel Merrill (1780-1878) and Phoebe Odell (1788-1862) and died 18 January 1909 in Parker, Fremont County, Idaho of unspecified causes. She married Clark Stillman (1827-1867) 1846 in Council Bluffs, Iowa. She married Parmino Adams Jackman (1822-1860) 16 October 1851 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah.


Biography

Phoebe Merrill marched west as a nurse with The Mormon Battalion in 1846-47 with her brother Philemon and Sister Albina. They went with the Sick Detachment to Pueblo CO where her sister gave birth.

Marriage & Family

2nd Marriage: Jackman

Her 2nd husband, Parmenio Jackman ran a successful wagon freighting company in Southern California in the late 1850's until they were ambushed and killed by indians.

3nd Marriage

After the death of her husband, Phoebe Lodema Merrill Jackman married Sylvenus Collett.

4th Marriage

Upon Sylvenus' death she married William Thompson. She, at some time, moved to Rexburg, Idaho and died there on January 18, 1909, and is buried in the Rexburg, Idaho cemetery with her husband, William Thompson.

Research Note

The order of marriage and deaths for Mr Collett and Mr Thompson is confusing...




Children


Offspring of Phoebe Lodema Merrill and Parmino Adams Jackman (1822-1860)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Parmenio Adams Jackman (1852-1908)
Madora Catherine Lodema Jackman (1855-1913)
Flora Albina Jackman (1857-1857)
Robert H Jackman (1858-1864)
Luella Ione Jackman (1860-1920)

Offspring of Phoebe Lodema Merrill and Sylvanus Collett (1835-1901)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Samuel Merrill Collett (1865-1929)
Daniel Francello Collett (1867-1930)
Marion Merrill Collett (1870-1938)
Mary Collett (1870-1950)

Siblings


Offspring of Samuel Merrill and Phoebe Odell (1788-1862)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Emily Phelps Merrill (1804-1890)
Justin Jared Merrill (1806-1889)
Lucy Ann Merrill (1808-1884)
Philemon Merrill (1810-1812)
Samuel Bemis Merrill (1812-1891)
Ferdinand Daniel Merrill (1814-1823)
Polly Matilda Merrill (1817-1891)
Melissa Ruth Merrill (1818-1831)
Philemon Christopher Merrill (1820-1904) 12 November 1820 Byron, Genesee County, New York 16 September 1904 San Jose, Graham County, Arizona Cyrena Dustin (1817-1906)
Mary Jane Smith (1833-1871)
Rhoda Sylvia Collett (1837-1927)

Daniel Morgan Merrill (1823-)
Albina Mariam Merrill (1826-1914) 25 July 1826 Byron, Genesee County, New York 28 November 1914 Pocatello, Bannock County, Idaho Thomas Steven Williams (1827-1860)

Phoebe Lodema Merrill (1832-1909) 5 August 1832 Elba, Genesee County, New York 18 January 1909 Parker, Fremont County, Idaho Clark Stillman (1827-1867)
Parmino Adams Jackman (1822-1860)
William Adamson Thompson (1833-1896)
Sylvanus Collett (1835-1901)

Offspring of Samuel Merrill and Anna Claudina Andersen (1820-1886)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Phoebe Merrill (1863-1954)
Rebecca Ruby Merrill (1866-1954)

Residences

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