Polly Matilda Merrill Colton

October 15, 1816–August 13, 1891

Born at Smithfield, Madison County, New York; daughter of Phoebe Odell and Samuel Merrill. Died at Ashley Creek, Uintah County, Utah Territory. 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), 77. 1880 U.S. census, Provo, Utah Co., Utah Territory, p. 144D, Polly Colton; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com, accessed Sept. 2015); from NARA microfilm publication T9, roll 1338. “Utah Cemeteries and Burials,” database, Utah Division of State History (http://heritage.utah.gov/history/cemeteries, accessed Oct. 2015), Polly Matilda Merrell Colton. “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed Mar. 2016), Polly Matilda Merrill KWJD-NWV . Find a Grave, database and images (http://findagrave.com, accessed Sept. 2015), memorial no. 30995240, Polly Matilda Merrill Colton; Maeser Fairview Cemetery, Vernal, UT.