Jan­u­a­ry 10, 1867, Orange, New Jersey.

June 19, 1954, New York City.

Woodlawn Ce­me­te­ry, Bronx, New York.

Merrill was a graduate of Rutgers College, New Brunswick, New Jersey (BA 1887, MA 1890), and Union The­o­lo­gi­cal Se­mi­na­ry, New York City (BD 1890). He pastored at Pres­by­ter­i­an churches in Phil­a­del­phia, Penn­syl­van­ia, and Chi­ca­go, Il­li­nois, and at the Brick Pres­by­ter­i­an Church in New York City (1911–38). His works in­clude:

  1. Arise, O Youth of God
  2. Lord, What a Change Within Us
  3. Not Alone for Mighty Empire
  4. Rise Up, O Men of God
  5. We Knelt Before Kings
  1. Central Church
  2. Chestnut Hill
  3. Confidence
  4. Fraternity
  5. Republic
  6. Soldiers of Christ