Lucinda Almeda Merritt Hartwell

July 27, 1809–October 2, 1899

Born at Templeton, Worcester County, Massachusetts; daughter of Lovisa Penniman and Uriah Merritt. Died at Lamoni, Decatur County, Iowa. 1 (See Document 1.2, first mentioned here)


  1. [1] Temple Records Index Bureau of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Nauvoo Temple Endowment Register, 10 December 1845 to 8 February 1846 (Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1974), 272. Massachusetts Town and Vital Records, Town and City Clerks of Massachusetts, database, (, accessed Jan. 2013), Lusinda Elmedy Meritt. Vital Records of Gardner, Worcester, MA to the end of the year 1849 (Worcester, MA: Franklin P. Rice, 1907), 49, 96. “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (, accessed Jan. 2013), Almeda Merritt L4GB-MN2 . “Died,” Saints’ Herald, Oct. 11, 1899, 46:664.