Gordon Ray Merritt

M, b. 22 July 1970, d. 25 July 2013
     Gordon Ray Merritt was born on 22 July 1970 at St. Louis, MO. He was the son of Gordon Lee Merritt. Gordon Ray Merritt died on 25 July 2013 at Marion, Linn Co., IA, at age 43

Obituary -- ( www.obittree.com ):

Gordon "Gordy" Ray Merritt, 43, of Marion, passed away suddenly at his home Thursday, July 25, 2013. Funeral Service: 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, July 31, 2013, at Murdoch Funeral Home & Cremation Center, Marion. The family will greet friends from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday, July 30, 2013, at the funeral home, and one hour prior to the service. Burial will be held at a later date at Walker Cemetery, Walker, IA.

Survivors include his wife, Angela; three children, Corey, Hannah, and Zachary; his mother, Linda; and siblings, Mike, Kristine, and Revette.

He was preceded in death by his father, Gordon Lee; his grandparents; uncles; and other relatives and friends.

Gordy was born July 22, 1970, in St. Louis, Missouri to Gordon Lee and Linda Merritt. He moved to Cedar Rapids in 1973. He graduated from Kennedy High School in 1988. He worked at Dee Electronics, Centro Inc, and for the past almost 14 years at PMX Industries as a caster.

Gordy was a loving husband, father, son, brother, uncle, and friend. He will always be remembered for his love of riding his Harley, his love of music, his hardworking ethics, and his love of life. He was a strong man. He will be so dearly missed.

"This is how I would die into the love I have for you: As pieces of cloud dissolve in sunlight." -Rumi

In lieu of flowers a memorial fund has been established in Gordon's memory.

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He was buried in July 2013 at Walker Cemetery, Walker, Linn Co., IA.

John Merritt

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     John Merritt married Caroline Dunlop.

Child of John Merritt and Caroline Dunlop

Lillian Nadine Merritt

F, b. 16 November 1933, d. 4 January 2000
     Lillian Nadine Merritt was born on 16 November 1933. She married Ray Alton Rains. Lillian Nadine Merritt died on 4 January 2000 at age 66. She was buried in January 2000 at Midway Church of Christ Cemetery, Cannon Co., TN, Findagrave #38948758.

Child of Lillian Nadine Merritt and Ray Alton Rains

Mary Delilah Merritt

F, b. 11 February 1863, d. 30 July 1924
     Mary Delilah Merritt was also known as Lila. She was born on 11 February 1863. She was the daughter of John Merritt and Caroline Dunlop. Mary Delilah Merritt married Wilbur Ellsworth Tallman, son of John Tallman and Lucinda Low, on 20 April 1886 at Anamosa, Jones Co., IA. Mary Delilah Merritt died on 30 July 1924 at Rome Twp., Jones Co., IA, at age 61.

Children of Mary Delilah Merritt and Wilbur Ellsworth Tallman

Rachel Antes Merritt1

F, b. September 1860, d. 1930
     Rachel Antes Merritt was buried in 1930 at Butterfield Cemetery, Butterfield, Missaukee Co., MI, Find A Grave Memorial# 80041710. She was born in September 1860 at Ohio.1 She married Joseph Linaberry Pace circa 1883.1 Rachel Antes Merritt died in 1930 at Missaukee Co., MI.

Child of Rachel Antes Merritt and Joseph Linaberry Pace

  • Mary Jane Pace+ b. 8 Oct 1880, d. 15 Jul 1904; Rachel, wife of Linaberry Pace, may or may not have been the mother of Mary Jane Pace, inasmuch as her marriage date appears to have been about two years after Mary's birth. Linaberry may have had a prior marriage that produced Mary.1

Citations

  1. [S394] 1900 Federal Census, Wells County, Indiana. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T623, Roll 413; FHL #1240413.

Raymond Dean Merritt

M, b. 21 January 1947, d. 17 March 2007
     Raymond Dean Merritt was born on 21 January 1947 at Buchanan Co., IA. He was the son of Gordon Ray Merritt and Marie Ileanna Dye. Raymond Dean Merritt began military service Vietnam War service, U.S. Marine Corps, rifleman and radio operator. He died on 17 March 2007 at Hiawatha, Linn Co., IA, at age 60

Obituary (Findagrave.com):

Raymond Dean Merritt, 60, of Hiawatha, IA, passed from life on March 17, 2007 at home with friends and family after a three year battle with cancer. At Rays request, Graveside services 10:30 a.m. on March 19, 2007 at Center Point Cemetery by the Rev. Del Bear. Military honors by Center Point American Legion Dye Benion Post #297.

Ray "Spooky" Dean Merritt was born Jan. 21, 1947 in Independence, the son of Gordon R. and Marie (Dye) Merritt. Ray served in the Marine Corps as a rifleman and radio operator in Vietnam.

Ray enjoyed fishing, Nascar and being with family and friends.

He is survived by his daughter Dawn Marie of St Louis, brothers Gordon of Hiawatha, Tony of Cedar Rapids and Mike of Beaver Dam, WI, plus many nieces, nephews and dear friends.

The family wants to thank Mercy Hospital Hospice for helping them through this time.

He was buried in March 2007 at Center Point Cemetery, Center Point, Linn Co., IA, Findagrave #152330259.

Ronald Dee Merritt

M, b. 21 January 1947, d. 10 August 1995
     Ronald Dee Merritt was also known as "Rooter". He was born on 21 January 1947. He was the son of Gordon Ray Merritt and Marie Ileanna Dye. Ronald Dee Merritt began military service on 29 July 1965 Vietnam War service, released 21 JUL 1968. He died on 10 August 1995 at St. Louis Regional Medical Center, St. Louis, MO, at age 48

Obituary -- The Gazette; Cedar Rapids; Iowa; Sunday, August 13, 1995 (GenealogyBank.com):

Ronald Dee Merritt, 48, of St. Louis, formerly of Center Point, died Thursday, Aug. 10, 1995, in St. Louis Regional Medical Center after a long illness. Services: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Murdoch Funeral Home, Center Point, where friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday. The Rev. Jack Kendall will officiate. Burial: Center Point Cemetery.

Survivors include three daughters, Missy Merritt, Tammy Counts and Lori Merritt, all of St. Louis; a son, J.R. of St. Louis; his mother, Marie Abeln of St. Louis; his grandmother, Eleanor Merritt of Walker; four brothers, Gordon and Raymond Merritt, both of Cedar Rapids, Bruce "Tony" Tudor of Cedar Rapids and Mike Tudor of Bever Dam, Wis; and four grandchildren, all of St. Louis.

Ron was preceded in death by his father, Gordon R. Merritt.

He was born Jan. 21, 1947, in Independence to Gordon and Marie Dye Merritt. Ron served in the Army with the 1st Infantry Division during the Vietnam war.

"Rooter" will be greatly missed by family, friends and special friends, Joann, L.C. and Charlie.

He was buried in August 1995 at Center Point Cemetery, Center Point, Linn Co., IA, Findagrave #152330237.

Ruth Merritt

F, b. May 1694, d. 16 October 1721
     Ruth Merritt was born in May 1694. She married Jacob Lincoln. Ruth Merritt died on 16 October 1721 at age 27.

Child of Ruth Merritt and Jacob Lincoln

Charlene Merryman1

F, b. circa 1922
     Charlene Merryman was born circa 1922 at Pottawatomie Co. (probably), KS.1 She was the daughter of Charles Price Merryman and Paulina E. Young.1

Citations

  1. [S1847] 1930 Federal Census, Pottawatomie County, Kansas. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T626, Roll 715; FHL #2340450.

Charles Price Merryman1

M, b. 12 January 1898, d. 26 January 1992
     Charles Price Merryman was born on 12 January 1898 at Louisville Twp., Pottawatomie Co., KS.1 He was the son of William Bosley Merryman and Sarah Gehr Price.1
Note: draft registration. Charles Price Merryman married Paulina E. Young, daughter of George Young and Louisa (?), circa 1921.2 Charles Price Merryman died on 26 January 1992 at Pottawatomie Co., KS, at age 94.

Children of Charles Price Merryman and Paulina E. Young

Citations

  1. [S1844] 1900 Federal Census, Pottawatomie County, Kansas. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T623, Roll 495; FHL #1240495.
  2. [S1428] 1900 Federal Census, Clay County, Iowa. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T623, Roll 424; FHL #1240424.
  3. [S1847] 1930 Federal Census, Pottawatomie County, Kansas. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T626, Roll 715; FHL #2340450.

Elmer Williams Merryman1

M, b. 7 September 1903, d. 15 July 1970
     Elmer Williams Merryman was born on 7 September 1903 at Louisville Twp., Pottawatomie Co., KS.1 He was the son of William Bosley Merryman and Sarah Gehr Price.1 Elmer Williams Merryman died on 15 July 1970 at Pottawatomie Co., KS, at age 66.

Citations

  1. [S1845] 1910 Federal Census, Pottawatomie County, Kansas. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T624, Roll 450; FHL #1374463.

Florence Elizabeth Merryman1

F, b. 18 November 1906, d. 13 January 1976
     Florence Elizabeth Merryman was born on 18 November 1906 at Louisville Twp., Pottawatomie Co., KS.1 She was the daughter of William Bosley Merryman and Sarah Gehr Price.1 Florence Elizabeth Merryman married Theodore Carroll Nihart, son of Harry Lincoln Nihart and Cora Louisa Huggins, on 25 November 1925 at Manhattan, Riley Co., KS. Florence Elizabeth Merryman died on 13 January 1976 at Pottawatomie Co., KS, at age 69.

Child of Florence Elizabeth Merryman and Theodore Carroll Nihart

Citations

  1. [S1845] 1910 Federal Census, Pottawatomie County, Kansas. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T624, Roll 450; FHL #1374463.

Frances B. Merryman1

F, b. 19 March 1899
     Frances B. Merryman was born on 19 March 1899 at Louisville Twp., Pottawatomie Co., KS.1 She was the daughter of William Bosley Merryman and Sarah Gehr Price.1

Citations

  1. [S1844] 1900 Federal Census, Pottawatomie County, Kansas. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T623, Roll 495; FHL #1240495.

George J. Merryman1

M, b. 3 February 1839, d. 10 February 1914
     George J. Merryman was born on 3 February 1839 at Maryland.1 He married Frances A. Powell.1 George J. Merryman died on 10 February 1914 at Pottawatomie Co., KS, at age 75.

Child of George J. Merryman and Frances A. Powell

Citations

  1. [S196] 1880 Federal Census, Pottawatomie County, Kansas. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T9, Roll 0393; FHL #1254393.

Guy Merryman1

M, b. 30 June 1901, d. March 1979
     Guy Merryman was born on 30 June 1901 at Louisville Twp., Pottawatomie Co., KS.1 He was the son of William Bosley Merryman and Sarah Gehr Price.1 Guy Merryman married Lucelia (?). Guy Merryman died in March 1979 at Pottawatomie Co. (probably), KS, at age 77 dates per SSDI. He was buried in 1979 at Wamego City Cemetery, Wamego, Pottawatomie Co., KS.

Citations

  1. [S1845] 1910 Federal Census, Pottawatomie County, Kansas. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T624, Roll 450; FHL #1374463.

Helen Mary Merryman1

F, b. 14 September 1909, d. 18 August 2001
     Helen Mary Merryman was born on 14 September 1909 at Louisville Twp., Pottawatomie Co., KS.1 She was the daughter of William Bosley Merryman and Sarah Gehr Price.1 Helen Mary Merryman married Ora F. Bowman. Helen Mary Merryman died on 18 August 2001 at Pottawatomie Co., KS, at age 91.

Citations

  1. [S1845] 1910 Federal Census, Pottawatomie County, Kansas. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T624, Roll 450; FHL #1374463.

Lavone Merryman1

F, b. circa 1924
     Lavone Merryman was born circa 1924 at Pottawatomie Co. (probably), KS.1 She was the daughter of Charles Price Merryman and Paulina E. Young.1

Citations

  1. [S1847] 1930 Federal Census, Pottawatomie County, Kansas. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T626, Roll 715; FHL #2340450.

Norman D. Merryman

M, b. 9 November 1922, d. 16 April 1989
     Norman D. Merryman was born on 9 November 1922 at Louisville, Pottawatomie Co., KS. He was the son of William Bosley Merryman and Sarah Gehr Price. Norman D. Merryman began military service on 27 January 1943 WW II, enlisted, discharged 16 feb 1946. He died on 16 April 1989 at Shawnee Co. (probably), KS, at age 66 dates per SSDI.

Ruth Merryman1

F, b. 11 October 1911, d. 26 July 1986
     Ruth Merryman was born on 11 October 1911 at Louisville, Pottawatomie Co., KS.1 She was the daughter of William Bosley Merryman and Sarah Gehr Price.1 Ruth Merryman married Ralph Glen Fridley, son of Wilbur Westley Fridley and Minnie Louise Wilkerson, on 15 April 1929. Ruth Merryman died on 26 July 1986 at Yakima Co., WA, at age 74. She was buried in July 1986 at Naches Cemetery, Naches, Yakima Co., WA.

Child of Ruth Merryman and Ralph Glen Fridley

Citations

  1. [S1846] 1920 Federal Census, Pottawatomie County, Kansas. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T625, Roll 544; FHL #1820544.

William Bosley Merryman1

M, b. 23 December 1872, d. 23 August 1938
     William Bosley Merryman was born on 23 December 1872 at Pottawatomie Co., KS.1 He was the son of George J. Merryman and Frances A. Powell.2 William Bosley Merryman married Sarah Gehr Price, daughter of William Baker Price and Mary A. Lemon, circa 1897 at Pottawatomie Co. (probably), KS.1 William Bosley Merryman died on 23 August 1938 at Pottawatomie Co., KS, at age 65. He was buried in August 1938 at Louisville Cemetery, Louisville, Pottawatomie Co., KS.

Children of William Bosley Merryman and Sarah Gehr Price

Citations

  1. [S1844] 1900 Federal Census, Pottawatomie County, Kansas. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T623, Roll 495; FHL #1240495.
  2. [S196] 1880 Federal Census, Pottawatomie County, Kansas. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T9, Roll 0393; FHL #1254393.
  3. [S1845] 1910 Federal Census, Pottawatomie County, Kansas. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T624, Roll 450; FHL #1374463.
  4. [S1846] 1920 Federal Census, Pottawatomie County, Kansas. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T625, Roll 544; FHL #1820544.

Agnes E. Merschbrock1

F, b. January 1899, d. 1962
     Agnes E. Merschbrock was born in January 1899 at Iowa.1 She married Henry Frank Menke. Agnes E. Merschbrock died in 1962. She was buried in 1962 at Gethsemane Cemetery, Ft. Madison, Lee Co., IA, Findagrave #160753271.

Citations

  1. [S4296] 1940 Federal Census, Lee County, Iowa. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T627, Roll 1174.

Catharine Mersey

F, b. 24 January 1851, d. 12 June 1914
     Catharine Mersey was born on 24 January 1851 at Augsburg, Bavaria, Germany. She married James F. Seislove on 7 October 1873 at Tiffin, Seneca Co., OH. Catharine Mersey died on 12 June 1914 at Tiffin, Seneca Co., OH, at age 63.

Child of Catharine Mersey and James F. Seislove

Barbara Merslor

F, b. 13 April 1780, d. 21 August 1838
     Barbara Merslor was born on 13 April 1780. She married Jacob Wessler. Barbara Merslor died on 21 August 1838 at Miami Co., OH, at age 58. She was buried in August 1838 at Casstown, Miami Co., OH.

Child of Barbara Merslor and Jacob Wessler

Alonzo Witt Mertel

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     Alonzo Witt Mertel married Cora Constance Moyer.

Child of Alonzo Witt Mertel and Cora Constance Moyer

William Frederick Mertel

M, b. 28 June 1914, d. 21 October 1995
     William Frederick Mertel was born on 28 June 1914 at Strasburg, Adams Co., CO. He was the son of Alonzo Witt Mertel and Cora Constance Moyer. William Frederick Mertel married Edna Otho Frost, daughter of Ernest Elmer Frost and Lide Otho Gillmore, on 9 January 1940 at Oakland, Alameda Co., CA. Occupation: Worked for Shell Oil Co. for 40 years. William Frederick Mertel died on 21 October 1995 at Portland, Multnomah Co., OR, at age 81 Notes for WILLIAM FREDERICK "BILL" MERTEL:
OBITUARY - The Portland Oregonian, Wednesday, October 25, 1995, page C6
William Frederick Mertel
A memorial service will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 26, 1995, in Valley Community Presbyterian Church, where he was a member.
Mr. Mertel died Oct. 21 at age 81. He was born June 28, 1914, in Strasburg, Colo. He worked with Shell Oil for 40 years and lived in the Portland area since 1948.
Survivors include his wife, Edna of Portland; son, King County Superior Court Judge Charles W. Mertel of Seattle; brother, Col. Ken Mertel of Smithfield, Va; and two grandchildren.
Arrangements: Finley-Sunset Hills Mortuary,
Remembrances: Shriners Hospital for Crippled Children or the church.

DEATH NOTICE - The Oregonian, Tuesday, Oct 24, 1995, page B-6

MERTEL, -- William F. "Bill"; FINLEY'S SUNSET HILLS MORTUARY 292-6654.

He was buried in October 1995 at Fairmount Cemetery, Denver, Denver Co., CO.

Hans Jacob Merten

M, d. 1693
     Hans Jacob Merten was born at Müsen, Germany. He married Anna Barbara Wurmbach, daughter of Friedrich Wurmbach. Hans Jacob Merten died in 1693 at Müsen, Germany.

Child of Hans Jacob Merten and Anna Barbara Wurmbach

Johann Jost Merten

M, b. 1691
     Johann Jost Merten was also known as John Martin. He was born in 1691 at Müsen, Germany. He was the son of Hans Jacob Merten and Anna Barbara Wurmbach. Johann Jost Merten immigrated in 1714 to Germanna Colony, Orange Co. (now), VA.

Paul Mertitz1

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     Occupation: Furniture dealer at New York City, NY.1 Paul Mertitz was Lutheran.1 He married Annie Adams, daughter of John Adams and Elizabeth Stover, in June 1913.1 Paul Mertitz lived in 1926 at 19 Pinehurst Avenue, New York City, NY.1

Citations

  1. [S82] Price Genealogy, 620.

Edgar Mertz

M, b. 24 March 1883, d. June 1969
     Edgar Mertz was born on 24 March 1883.1 He was the son of Theodore Mertz and Mary Payton. Edgar Mertz married Eva Irene Hammer, daughter of George William Hammer and Mary Catherine Miller, on 7 February 1914.1 Occupation: Farmer in 1926.1 Edgar Mertz lived in 1926 at Polo, Ogle Co., IL.1 He died in June 1969 at Polo, Ogle Co., IL, at age 86.2

Children of Edgar Mertz and Eva Irene Hammer

Citations

  1. [S82] Price Genealogy, 430.
  2. [S89] Social Security Death Index.

Harold Edgar Mertz

M, b. 28 December 1918
     Harold Edgar Mertz was born on 28 December 1918.1 He was the son of Edgar Mertz and Eva Irene Hammer.

Citations

  1. [S82] Price Genealogy, 430.