Cyrena Dustin Merrill autobiography
- Merrill, Cyrena Dustin, 1817-1907 (Person)
Language of Materials
Materials are in English.
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Open for public research.
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Donated by Zola Scott Hardy in 1984.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated; Zola Scott Hardy; 1984.
Handwritten autobiography. Merrill joined the Mormon Church in 1837 and spent time in the Far West, Missouri; Nauvoo, Illinois; Winter quarters, Nebraska; and then migrated to Salt Lake City, Utah. She describes the impact of a measles outbreak among Ute Indians in Salt lake City in 1851. In 1876 Merrill moved to Arizona with her family. Also included is a genealogy of the Merrill family.