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Below are a few of the places you can go to research information on the history of Merrill. We have more information at the
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Sanborn Insurance Maps

The Wisconsin State Historical Society gives you access to these Sanborn Insurance Maps of the City of Merrill. Sanborn Fire Insurance maps are meticulously detailed, large-scale lithographed, color-keyed street maps. Sanborn Maps helped insurance agents in the late 19th and early 20th centuries determine the degree of fire hazard associated with a particular property. Sanborn Fire Insurance maps typically focus on the business districts within communities. The years available are 1884, 1888, 1892, 1898, 1902, 1907, 1913.

1870 Jenny Census

The 1870 Jenny Census supplied by Rootsweb.com

A List of 1914 Merrill Businesses

These businesses and excerpts were taken from the 1914 Merrill Daily Herald Business Edition

Lincoln County Cemetery Locations

From Rootsweb.com