On or about this date in our family history . . . the 16th day of March . . . in the year 1655 . . . Nathaniel Merrill dies in Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts . . . this Nathaniel is a 6th great-grandpa to Phoebe Merrill . . . who is maternal grandma to Elizabeth Marilla Henry nee Smith (1912-1932) . . . who is maternal grandma to the Keeper of this family history blog.
A Record of the Achievements of Her People
in the Making of a Commonwealth and the Building of a Nation
By William Richard Cutter: