Mary Merrill Wood

April 15, 1814–April 10, 1865

Born in Knox County, Ohio; daughter of Susanna Goodwin and Thomas A. Merrill. Died in Harrison County, Iowa. 1 (See Document 1.2)


  1. [1] “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (, accessed Apr. 2016), Mary Merrill L4QD-32T . Charles W. Hunt, History of Harrison County, Iowa: Its People, Industries and Institutions (Indianapolis: B. F. Bowan and Company, 1915), 375–378. Nauvoo Restoration, Seventies’ Autobiographies, p. 190, Samuel Wood, CHL. 1850 U.S. census, District 21, Pottawattamie Co., Iowa, Mary Wood, NARA. 1860 U.S. census, Union, Harrison Co., Iowa, p. 72, Mary Wood, NARA. “Died,” True Latter-day Saints’ Herald, May 15, 1865, 160. Find a Grave, database and images (, accessed Apr. 2016), memorial no. 99134912, Mary Wood; Cox Cemetery, Persia, IA.