Grant Perry Merrill &

Bernice Pamelia Merrill


 

Bernice Pamelia Merrill* By Alice Dangburg.

Bernice Pamelia Merrill was born in Woodfords, Ca. on May 28, 1887 and died at the age of 81 on August 26, 1968 at the Carson-Tahoe Hospital in Carson City, Nevada. She was the daughter of Willis Perry Merrill and his second wife, Mary Pamelia O'Niel.

Her marriage in 1914 united her with George Ferris Dangberg, son of Heinrick Frederick Dangberg and Margaret Gale Ferris, who were engaged in vast holdings of stock raising and agriculture in Minden, Nevada. To this marriage came a son George Ferris Dangberg, Jr., born on May 2 1917 in San Francisco, California. George and Bernice were later divorced and she never remarried.

Bernice spent her entire life at Woodfords where her father, Willis Perry Merrill came in 1854, Establishing a trading post in the house in which she made her home for 14 years. After a devastating fire, Mrs. Mary Merrill rebuilt the store at Woodfords in 1928 and for many years Bernice was active with her mother and Brother Grant in operation the Woodfords Hotel and Store.

In 1930 Bernice became a member of the Alpine County Board of Supervisors and during her 37 years on the board she served 15 consecutive years as Chairman. She served on numerous committees vital to Alpine County, including fire and prevention, forestry, fish and game, recreation, public land and health and hospitals. for many years she was instrumental in entering the exhibits for Alpine county at the California state fair held in Sacramento, Ca.

Bernice was nominated in 1958, to "Who is who" in California and "who's Who in America" in 1966. On June 16, 1965, Bernice was awarded a resolution by Assemblyman Eugene Chappie, (California legislature) honoring her as the County Supervisor serving the longest period of time on any board in the State of California.

Due to illness Bernice resigned from the county board of Supervisors in January 1968 and died the following August"

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   Bernice Merrill Dangberg W/George                                            Woodfords Store 1939

 

                     Bernice Merrill                                                                                                        George Dangberg                       

   

    Angie & Grant Merrill

 

Descendants of Willis Perry Merrill & Mary Pamelia O'Neil Merrill

 

 

Generation No. 1

 

1.  MARY PAMELIA3 O'NEIL  (FELIX2, FELIX1) was born 15 Sep 1856 in Josephine, Fort O'Neil, Oregon, and died 27 Dec 1937 in Mojave, California.  She married WILLIS PERRY *MERRILL 1884 in Alpine, Woodfords, California, son of NOEL *MERRILL and PARMELIA *COLE.  He was born 05 Oct 1835 in Westport, Essex, New York, and died 07 Sep 1899 in Woodfords, Alpine, California.

 

Notes for WILLIS PERRY *MERRILL:

Arrived in San Francisco on the ship "Julia Ann" on August 13, 1852 from New York City. In Looking at the passnger list there was an S. Merrill on the same ship. There was also a P. Grant on the ship with him. This could be where he got the name for his third Son.

       

Children of MARY O'NEIL and WILLIS *MERRILL are:

2.                i.    GRANT PERRY4 MERRILL, b. 03 May 1885, Woodfords, Alpine, California; d. 18 Jan 1969, Carson City, Nevada.

3.               ii.    BERNICE PAMELIA MERRILL, b. 28 May 1887, Douglas, Gardnerville, Nev; d. 28 Aug 1968, Carson City, Nevada.

 

 

Generation No. 2

 

2.  GRANT PERRY4 MERRILL (MARY PAMELIA3 O'NEIL, FELIX2, FELIX1) was born 03 May 1885 in Woodfords, Alpine, California, and died 18 Jan 1969 in Carson City, Nevada.  He married ANGIE TIBBETTS STACY 30 Sep 1919 in Woodfords, Alpine, California, daughter of WILLIAM STACY and JOSEPHINE TIBBETTS.  She was born 26 Oct 1895 in Manti, Utah Territory, and died 08 Jul 1993 in Walnut Creek, Contra Costa, California.

       

Children of GRANT MERRILL and ANGIE STACY are:

4.                i.    AUSTIN HARWOOD5 MERRILL, b. 12 Aug 1921, Woodfords, Alpine, California.

5.               ii.    STUART PERRY MERRILL, b. 29 Jan 1923, Gardnerville, Douglas, Nevada.

6.              iii.    ROBERT WINSTON MERRILL, b. 12 Mar 1925, Gardnerville, Douglas, Nevada; d. 08 Apr 1996, Woodside, San Mateo, California.

 

 

3.  BERNICE PAMELIA4 MERRILL (MARY PAMELIA3 O'NEIL, FELIX2, FELIX1) was born 28 May 1887 in Douglas, Gardnerville, Nev, and died 28 Aug 1968 in Carson City, Nevada.  She married GEORGE FERRIS DANGBERG 1914 in Alpine, Woodsford, California, son of HEINRICH DANGBERG and MARGARET FERRIS.  He was born 20 Jul 1875 in Carson Valley, Douglas, Nevada, and died 1936 in Alpine, Woodfords, California.

       

Child of BERNICE MERRILL and GEORGE DANGBERG is:

7.                i.    GEORGE FERRIS5 DANGBERG, JR, b. 02 May 1917, San Francisco, California; d. 22 Oct 1988, Palm Desert, California.

 

 

Generation No. 3

 

4.  AUSTIN HARWOOD5 MERRILL (GRANT PERRY4, MARY PAMELIA3 O'NEIL, FELIX2, FELIX1) was born 12 Aug 1921 in Woodfords, Alpine, California.  He married MARIAN V. LASSEN 04 Dec 1948 in Berkely, Alameda, California.  She was born 21 Dec 1923 in Stillwater, Minnesota, and died 24 Mar 2003 in Palm Desert, California.

 

Notes for AUSTIN HARWOOD MERRILL:

       

Children of AUSTIN MERRILL and MARIAN LASSEN are:

8.                i.    MARK6 MERRILL, b. 26 Mar 1951, Berkely, Alameda, California.

                  ii.    GREG MERRILL, b. 30 Dec 1953, Whittier, California; m. BONNIE LAHTI, 25 May 1993; b. Abt. 1961.

9.              iii.    LINDA MERRILL, b. 22 Jun 1955, Whittier, California.

 

 

5.  STUART PERRY5 MERRILL (GRANT PERRY4, MARY PAMELIA3 O'NEIL, FELIX2, FELIX1) was born 29 Jan 1923 in Gardnerville, Douglas, Nevada.  He married EILEEN MAE HUNTER 11 Sep 1948 in Lodi, San Joaquin, California.  She was born 25 Feb 1929 in San Joaquin, French Camp, California.

       

Children of STUART MERRILL and EILEEN HUNTER are:

10.              i.    ERIC STUART6 MERRILL, b. 03 Aug 1952, Carson City, Nevada.

11.             ii.    CATHY LEE MERRILL, b. 12 Jul 1954, Carson City, Nevada.

 

 

6.  ROBERT WINSTON5 MERRILL (GRANT PERRY4, MARY PAMELIA3 O'NEIL, FELIX2, FELIX1) was born 12 Mar 1925 in Gardnerville, Douglas, Nevada, and died 08 Apr 1996 in Woodside, San Mateo, California.  He married JUNE SHIRLEY FRICK 21 Jul 1956 in San Francisco, San Francisco, California.  She was born 09 Dec 1927 in San Francisco, San Francisco, California.

       

Children of ROBERT MERRILL and JUNE FRICK are:

12.              i.    SANDRA6 MERRILL, b. 01 Oct 1959, San Francisco, San Francisco, California.

13.             ii.    WARREN MERRILL, b. 05 Dec 1960, San Francisco, San Francisco, California.

                 iii.    BARBARA MERRILL, b. 24 Jul 1963, San Francisco, San Francisco, California; m. GEORGE MOORE, 10 Aug 1991, San Francisco, San Francisco, California; b. 26 Jun 1955, Philadelphia, Pa.

 

 

7.  GEORGE FERRIS5 DANGBERG, JR (BERNICE PAMELIA4 MERRILL, MARY PAMELIA3 O'NEIL, FELIX2, FELIX1) was born 02 May 1917 in San Francisco, California, and died 22 Oct 1988 in Palm Desert, California.  He married ALICE INDIANO 26 Dec 1940 in Carson City, Douglas, Nevada.  She was born 30 Apr 1922 in Reno, Nev., and died 17 Oct 1996 in Sacramento, Sacramento, California.

       

Child of GEORGE DANGBERG and ALICE INDIANO is:

                   i.    DENISE6 DANGBERG, b. 05 Oct 1941.

 

 

Generation No. 4

 

8.  MARK6 MERRILL (AUSTIN HARWOOD5, GRANT PERRY4, MARY PAMELIA3 O'NEIL, FELIX2, FELIX1) was born 26 Mar 1951 in Berkely, Alameda, California.  He married (1) NANCY FOLKMAN 1972.  She was born 05 Aug 1952.  He married (2) NANCY HANSEN 1979.  She was born 12 Nov 1949.

       

Child of MARK MERRILL and NANCY FOLKMAN is:

                   i.    KIRISTINA7 MERRILL, b. 18 Aug 1973.

 

       

Child of MARK MERRILL and NANCY HANSEN is:

                  ii.    DIANA7 MERRILL, b. 1980.

 

 

9.  LINDA6 MERRILL (AUSTIN HARWOOD5, GRANT PERRY4, MARY PAMELIA3 O'NEIL, FELIX2, FELIX1) was born 22 Jun 1955 in Whittier, California.

       

Child of LINDA MERRILL is:

                   i.    GABRIAL7 MERRILL, b. 05 Oct 1994.

 

 

10.  ERIC STUART6 MERRILL (STUART PERRY5, GRANT PERRY4, MARY PAMELIA3 O'NEIL, FELIX2, FELIX1) was born 03 Aug 1952 in Carson City, Nevada.  He married MICHELE MAGUIRE 27 May 1989 in San Francisco, California.  She was born 22 Apr 1955 in DeLand, Florida.

       

Children of ERIC MERRILL and MICHELE MAGUIRE are:

                   i.    GRANT EDWARD7 MERRILL, b. 14 Sep 1991, Palo Alto, California.

                  ii.    IAN PERRY MERRILL, b. 23 Jan 1994, Palo Alto, California.

 

 

11.  CATHY LEE6 MERRILL (STUART PERRY5, GRANT PERRY4, MARY PAMELIA3 O'NEIL, FELIX2, FELIX1) was born 12 Jul 1954 in Carson City, Nevada.  She married STEVE MIKCHAEL GOODMAN 29 Sep 1990 in Orinda, California.  He was born 24 Apr 1940 in Brooklyn, New York.

       

Child of CATHY MERRILL and STEVE GOODMAN is:

                   i.    HANNA MERRILL7 GOODMAN, b. 07 Jul 1993, Oakland, Alameda, California.

 

 

12.  SANDRA6 MERRILL (ROBERT WINSTON5, GRANT PERRY4, MARY PAMELIA3 O'NEIL, FELIX2, FELIX1) was born 01 Oct 1959 in San Francisco, San Francisco, California.  She married HOMER RICHARDS 21 Apr 1990 in North Canton, Ohio.  He was born 16 Feb 1952 in North Canton, Ohio.

       

Children of SANDRA MERRILL and HOMER RICHARDS are:

                   i.    HOMER7 RICHARDS, JR., b. 05 Jul 1991, North Canton, Ohio.

                  ii.    PETER RICHARDS, b. 31 Aug 1993, North Canton, Ohio.

 

 

13.  WARREN6 MERRILL (ROBERT WINSTON5, GRANT PERRY4, MARY PAMELIA3 O'NEIL, FELIX2, FELIX1) was born 05 Dec 1960 in San Francisco, San Francisco, California.  He married LAURIE NAUGHTON 26 Jul 1986 in Palo Alto, California.  She was born 08 May 1962 in Indiana.

       

Children of WARREN MERRILL and LAURIE NAUGHTON are:

                   i.    ROSS7 MERRILL, b. 25 Nov 1990, San Mateo, Redwood City, California.

                  ii.    REED MERRILL, b. 14 Dec 1992, Santa Clara, Palo Alto, California.

 

 

 

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