Mrs. DeMerritt’s Arbutus

By Muriel Bristol | November 3, 2018

A hundred years ago:Trailing Arbutus

Donations Received for the Year 1918-19. From Individuals. DeMerritt, Mrs. M.A., Milton, N.H., 3 boxes of arbutus in individual bunches for distribution to patients (NE Hospital, September 30, 1919).

Mrs. Musetta A. (Dorr) DeMerritt, was the wife of Berthold I. DeMerritt, who was a foreman in a Milton shoe factory. They resided on Silver Street in 1920.

“So shines a good deed in a weary world.”


New England Hospital. (1919, September 30). Fifty-Seventh Annual Report of the New England Hospital for Women and Children, Its Training School for Nurses, and Dispensary. Retrieved from

New Hampshire Wildflowers (John D. Cameron). Trailing Arbutus. Retrieved from

Author: Muriel Bristol

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