Searching for descendants of Chapman N. born Feb. 1843, John Byrd born 1837/38, Mary Jane (Butler) born 6 Dec. 1839 & James Polk born 19 Nov 1846 MERRELL/MERRILL in Ala. KY, MO
Parents of children above: William Roland MERRELL b. 1816 d. 26 Feb. 1849 Limestone Co. AL & Lucretia GREGORY b. 14 Feb 1822 d. 31 Jul 1900 Hopkins Co., KYMarried 30 Mar 1836 Limestone Co., KY
Lucretia Gregory Merrell remarried to a John ADAY/DAY on 2 Oct 1861 Hopkins Co. KYI believe that Lucretia went by a nickname "Creasey"
Bible Record: James Polk Merrell's family Bible, has Lucretia'a name and death date. Death Date: 31 July 1900(have not located gravesite. She could possibly be buried with last name ADAY. Lucretia lived to be 78 years, her youngest son James Polk Merrill took care of her funeral arrangements.