Austin Shepherd Merrill
- April 1844–Unknown
- Age Called: 41
- New York
- Start Date: 3 April 1844
- Mission type: Proselytizing
- Priesthood office: Elder
- Notes: Attended conference in New York; represented Norwalk, Connecticut branch (Journal History Apr. 3, 1844 p. 3)
Stories and Documents
Austin S. MerrillSeventyBIRTH: 25 Sep 1802in East Windsor, Connecticut
Merrill is listed as Elder Merrill on 2 Apr 1844 p. 2.
Merrill [Meril], Austin S.Birth: 25 Sep 1802; East Windsor, Hartford County, ConneticutBirth: Alternate Date: 25 Sep 1822 [cl851, pg 16-17]Age: 42 [in 1844]Baptism: 27 Jan 1839 by Benjamin Sweats [Biog]Ordained Seventy or into Quorum: Seventy: Oct Conference 1844 [Biog]Residence: NauvooResidence: [Utah]Biography: Merrill, Austin S., was baptized by Elder Benjamin Sweats in Erie County, New York, January27, 1839. Was ordained an Elder under the hands of Elder Morris Phelps in Will.? County, Illinois, September16th, 1839. Took a Mission to Eastern Illinois in June and returned July 3rd in company with Isaac B. Hunner.Ordained one of the Seventies at the October Conference in Nauvoo, 1844.Source: 70s Rec, 8 Qrm, Biog, LDS Arc, pg. 1; 8 Qrm, 1844, pg. 4; 8 Qrm, 1844-45, pg. 8-9; 8 Qrm,cl851, pg. 16-17.