Robert Herndon Mercke1

M, b. 4 October 1899, d. 8 March 1977
     Robert Herndon Mercke was born on 4 October 1899 at Louisville, Jefferson Co., KY, son of Robert L. and Luemlye W. (Best) Mercke.1 He married Evelyn Howe Scales, daughter of Joseph Hugh Scales and Elizabeth Wiley Reeves, on 23 June 1923 at Louisville, Jefferson Co., KY, The Johnson City Staff, Johnson City, Tennessee; Tuesday, 12 June 1923; Page 5; (Newspapers.com):

Merrke-Scales (sic)

Jonesboro, June 12. -- Handsomely engraved cards bearing the following have been received by Jonesboro friends: Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Hugh Scales request the pleasure of your company at the marriage of their daughter Evelyn Howe, to Mr. Robert Herndon Merrke (sic), on Saturday, the twenty-third of June at 5 o'clock in the afternoon, Mocking Bird Valley, Louisville, Kentucky.

The bride-to-be is a granddaughter of the late Capt. Isaac E. Reeve (sic), a prominent lawyer of Jonesboro, and has visited friends here.

no children.

Evelyn remarried to Theodore A. Wacker (1901 - 1957) in 1951 at Punta Gorda, Florida, and was residing at Laurel, FL in 1957 when her mother and husband both passed. Evelyn remarrid a third time to Clement Dwight Shaw (1904 - 1988) in 1963, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, and was divorced from him in 1964.

Robert Herndon Mercke lived on 22 April 1930 at 2208 Lauderdale Road, Louisville, Jefferson Co., KY, design engineer, laundry machine manufacturing.1 He lived on 22 April 1940 at 2020 Tyler Lane, Louisville, Jefferson Co., KY, Vice president, woodworking company.2 He and Evelyn Howe Scales were divorced before 24 April 1944; Robert remarried to Helen Harman Bruster Maloney on 24 APR 1844 at Hillsborough County, Florida. They had a daughter, Sally Letitia (Mercke) Heym. Evelyn remarried to Theodore Alfred Wacker in 1951, and again to Clement Dwight Shaw in 1963.

Robert Herndon Mercke died on 8 March 1977 at Baptist Hospital East, Louisville, Jefferson Co., KY, at age 77

Obituary -- The Courier-Journal, Louisville, Kentucky; Wednesday, 09 March 1977; Page 42; (Newspapers.com):

R. Herndon Mercke, 77, president of Jefferson Woodworking Co., died at 2 a.m. Tuesday at Baptist Hospital East.

He was a native of Louisville and lived at 136 N. Peterson Ave. He had been with the family-owned company 58 years. He was a member of Harvey Brown Memorial Presbyterian Church.

Survivors include his wife, the former Helen H. Buster, and a daughter, Mrs. Sally Heym, of Boston, Mass.

Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Cave Hill Cemetery.

The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to charity.

He was buried in March 1977 at Cave Hill Cemetery, Louisville, Jefferson Co., KY, Findagrave #151266011.

Citations

  1. [S1698] 1930 Federal Census, Jefferson County, Kentucky. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T626, Roll 756; FHL #2340491.
  2. [S2515] 1940 Federal Census, Jefferson County, Kentucky. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T627, Roll 1320.

Catherine Merckle

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     Catherine Merckle married Daniel Stauffer, son of Hans (Johannes) Stauffer and Kungold (Kinget) Heistand.

Anna Elizabeth Meredith

F, b. 18 March 1858, d. 27 October 1927
     Anna Elizabeth Meredith was born on 18 March 1858 at Bonaparte, Van Buren Co., IA. She married Dr. Alonzo John Law, son of Uriah Law and Letitia Ann Baird, on 17 September 1873 at Bentonsport, Van Buren Co., IA. Anna Elizabeth Meredith died on 27 October 1927 at Yakima, Yakima Co., WA, at age 69.

Children of Anna Elizabeth Meredith and Dr. Alonzo John Law

Bion LeVaughn Meredith

M, b. 30 July 1857, d. 30 April 1893
     Bion LeVaughn Meredith was born on 30 July 1857 at Ohio. He was the son of Levi Meredith and Catherine Brumback. Bion LeVaughn Meredith married Mary Annette Upham, daughter of William Keyes Upham and Maria Elizabeth Weeks, on 6 October 1880. Bion LeVaughn Meredith died on 30 April 1893 at Van Wert Co., OH, at age 35.

Child of Bion LeVaughn Meredith and Mary Annette Upham

Catherine Meredith

F, b. 19 August 1880, d. after 3 April 1940
     Catherine Meredith was born on 19 August 1880 at Van Wert Co. (probably), OH.1 She was the daughter of Bion LeVaughn Meredith and Mary Annette Upham. Catherine Meredith married Frank E. Harter on 7 March 1904 at Norwalk, Huron Co., OH, no children. Catherine Meredith lived in April 1910 at Norwalk, Huron Co., OH. She died after 3 April 1940.

Citations

  1. [S843] 1900 Federal Census, Van Wert County, Ohio. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T623, Roll 1329; FHL #1241329.

Clare Meredith

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     Clare Meredith was the son of Frank E. Meredith and Mae Sample.1 Clare Meredith married Hannah Jackson Price, daughter of Dr. John Caleb Price and Mabel Clark, on 14 April 1921.1 Occupation: Commercial illustrator in 1926 at Los Angeles, Los Angeles Co., CA.1 Clare Meredith and Hannah Jackson Price were divorced before 1930; Hannah is found working as a registered nurse in the hospital at Brockton, MA in the 1930 census. Marital status was "D".2

Citations

  1. [S82] Price Genealogy, 162.
  2. [S895] 1930 Federal Census, Plymouth County, Massachusetts. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T626, Rolls 938-41; FHL #2340673-76.

Donald Lavero Meredith

M, b. 18 October 1924, d. 20 March 1992
     Donald Lavero Meredith was born on 18 October 1924 at Kingsport, Sullivan Co., TN.1 He was the son of Richard Frank Hawk and Macel Coilla Meredith. Donald Lavero Meredith lived on 15 April 1930 at Washington Co., TN, with his grandparents Meredith.1 He died on 20 March 1992 at Zephyrhills, Pasco Co., FL, at age 67.

Citations

  1. [S1702] 1930 Federal Census, Washington County, Tennessee. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T626, Roll 2284; FHL #2342018.

Frank E. Meredith1

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     Frank E. Meredith married Mae Sample.1

Child of Frank E. Meredith and Mae Sample

Citations

  1. [S82] Price Genealogy, 162.

Georgia Sprinkle Meredith

F, b. 6 March 1878, d. 27 April 1918
     Georgia Sprinkle Meredith was born on 6 March 1878 at Pulaski Co., VA. She was the daughter of Truman Bullard Meredith and Ella Raider. Georgia Sprinkle Meredith married Orgie Milton DeVault, son of John David DeVault and Nancy Melvina Hartness. Georgia Sprinkle Meredith died on 27 April 1918 at Erwin, Unicoi Co., TN, at age 40. She was buried in April 1918 at Jobe Cemetery, Erwin, Unicoi Co., TN.
Note: Prior to her marriage with Orgie Devault, Georgia was married to John S. Dougherty in 1898 and had three children: Curtis, John Glen, and Sylvia Eloise Dougherty. Sylvia married Temple Crockett Painter of Pulaski, Virginia, and was named as a survivor in in both Ralph Morton's and Charlton "Chauncy" DeVault's obituaries. It appears that Sylvia Eloise and Crockett Painter were the parents of the famous harpsichordist and organist Temple Painter (1933 -- 2016.)

Children of Georgia Sprinkle Meredith and Orgie Milton DeVault

Jesse Meredith

M, b. circa 1802, d. after 15 August 1870
     Jesse Meredith was born circa 1802 at Virginia.1 He married Mary Beatty. Jesse Meredith died after 15 August 1870 at Morrow Co. (probably), OH.

Child of Jesse Meredith and Mary Beatty

Citations

  1. [S980] 1850 Federal Census, Coshocton County, Ohio. Microfilm Image, NARA Series M432, Roll 670.

Levi Meredith

M, b. 25 July 1829, d. 10 March 1893
     Levi Meredith was born on 25 July 1829 at Ohio. He was the son of Jesse Meredith and Mary Beatty. Levi Meredith married Catherine Brumback, daughter of David Brumback and Frutilda Bearns, on 4 June 1854 at Ashley, Delaware Co., OH. Levi Meredith died on 10 March 1893 at Van Wert, Van Wert Co., OH, at age 63.

Child of Levi Meredith and Catherine Brumback

Macel Coilla Meredith

F, b. 19 November 1907, d. 27 April 1928
     Macel Coilla Meredith was born on 19 November 1907 at Tennessee. She was the daughter of William Oscar Meredith and Maranda Jane Fine.1
Note: Kingsport Times; Kingsport, Tennessee; Thursday, January 12, 1928; Page 6 (Newspapers.com):

Miss Macel Meredith is seriously ill at her home on Hill street.

Macel Coilla Meredith died on 27 April 1928 at Washington Co., TN, at age 20. Cause of death: pulmonary tuberculosis. She was buried in 1928 at Glenwood Cemetery, Bristol, Sullivan Co., TN, Findagrave #113087202.

Child of Macel Coilla Meredith and Richard Frank Hawk

Citations

  1. [S1694] 1910 Federal Census, Sullivan County, Tennessee. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T624, Roll 1522; FHL #1375535.

Sampson Patton Meredith1

M, b. 29 January 1879, d. 16 October 1971
     Sampson Patton Meredith was born on 29 January 1879 at Stinking Creek, Campbell Co., TN, WW I draft registration.1 He married Sarah E. Reynolds on 27 October 1901 at Campbell Co., TN. Sampson Patton Meredith died on 16 October 1971 at Campbell Co., TN, at age 92. He was buried in October 1971 at Meredith Cemetery, Pioneer, Campbell Co., TN, Find A Grave Memorial# 23829335.

Child of Sampson Patton Meredith and Sarah E. Reynolds

Citations

  1. [S4216] 1930 Federal Census, Campbell County, Tennessee. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T626, Roll 2235; FHL #2341969.

Sarah Taylor Meredith

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     Sarah Taylor Meredith married Martin S. Ayars.

Child of Sarah Taylor Meredith and Martin S. Ayars

Truman Bullard Meredith

M, b. circa 1853, d. 24 December 1982
     Truman Bullard Meredith was born circa 1853 at Virginia. He married Ella Raider. Truman Bullard Meredith died on 24 December 1982 at Pulaski Co., VA.

Child of Truman Bullard Meredith and Ella Raider

Willard A. Meredith

M, b. 30 October 1912, d. 2 February 2002
     Willard A. Meredith was born on 30 October 1912 at Campbell Co., TN.1 He was the son of Sampson Patton Meredith and Sarah E. Reynolds.1 Willard A. Meredith was graduated at Williamsburg, Whitley Co., KY; Cumberland College, B.Sc. He married Virginia Lee Carrier, daughter of Frederick Haynes Carrier and Verda Louise Staples, on 27 March 1941 at Johnson City, Washington Co., TN, ceremony by Rev. Dr. W. R. Rigell, pastor of Central Baptist Church of Johnson City, at his home. Willard A. Meredith died on 2 February 2002 at Bluff City, Sullivan Co., TN, at age 89 Obituary, Bristol Herald Courier, 3 FEB 2002:

MEREDITH, WILLARD A. BLUFF CITY -- Willard A. Meredith, 89, of 310 Whitehead Road died Saturday, Feb. 2, 2002, at his residence following a lengthy illness. He was a native of Campbell County, Tenn., but had lived most of his life in the Bluff City area, and was a son of the late Sampson and Sarah Reynolds Meredith. He was a graduate of Cumberland College, Williamsburg, Ky., and the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, where he was a member of Phi Delta Kappa Honorary Academic Society. He was a former vocational agricultural teacher at Bluff City High School and Sullivan East High School. He received local, state and national recognition for outstanding work in the Future Farmers of America, of which he received a National Honorary Degree. Mr. Meredith was a member of Piney Flats Baptist Church, Piney Flats. He was also a member of Zollicoffer Lodge 444, Bluff City, and a 32nd degree Scottish Rite and Jericho Shrine Temple. Survivors include his wife, Virginia L. Meredith of the home; one son, Frederick Meredith of Piney Flats; one daughter, Lynn Bennett of Franklin, Tenn; two brothers, John Meredith of Alabama, and R.L. Meredith of Caryville, Tenn; five grandsons, Scott Bennett, Mark Bennett, Joel Meredith, Joshua Meredith, Justin Meredith; one granddaughter, Kristen Meredith Bishop; and three great-grandchildren, Nathaniel, Sarah Grace and Meredith Anne Bennett. Graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday, Feb. 4, 2002, from Morning View Cemetery, Bluff City, with Dr. Allen Davis and Rev. Frederick Meredith officiating. Those who wish to attend the graveside are requested to meet at the cemetery at 10:50 a.m. Active pallbearers will be selected from Mr. Meredith's grandsons and grandson-in- law, Joel Bishop. The family will receive friends Sunday, Feb. 3, 2002, from 6 until 8 p.m. from the chapel of Tetrick Funeral Home-Bluff City Chapel. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Piney Flats Baptist Church Building Fund, 100 Cherry St., Piney Flats, TN 37686.

Child of Willard A. Meredith and Virginia Lee Carrier

Citations

  1. [S4216] 1930 Federal Census, Campbell County, Tennessee. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T626, Roll 2235; FHL #2341969.

Willard Frederick Meredith

M, b. 30 October 1946, d. 15 January 2009
     Willard Frederick Meredith was also known as "Fred". He was born on 30 October 1946 at Bluff City, Sullivan Co., TN. He was the son of Willard A. Meredith and Virginia Lee Carrier. Willard Frederick Meredith died on 15 January 2009 at Bluff City, Sullivan Co., TN, at age 62 Obituary (findagrave.com):

Fred Meredith went to rest in the arms of Jesus.

He was a native of Bluff City, TN. He was a faithful and loving husband for 40 years and an exceptional father and grandfather.

He graduated from Sullivan East High School and ETSU. Frederick had a varied career; he worked for Fisher Scientific Company and the American Red Cross of Charlotte, NC before being called in to the ministry. Afterwards Frederick was the Vice President of Christian Believers United of Montreat, NC in addition to working on the staff of the Inn of the Last Resort in Franklin, NC. He was the U.S. Director of Education for the International Christian Embassy in Israel. He served as the Director of Chaplain Training for Raceway Ministries overseeing campground ministries. He was also a Volunteer Leader with the Rapid Response Team of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association where he was instrumental in staging relief for hurricane Katrina. He was one of the first non-governmental individuals allowed on campus following the VA Tech Massacre. His most recent ministry was as a chaplain with Amedisys Hospice in Elizabethton, TN for 5 years. Frederick loved people and was a compassionate and caring man, always willing to serve the body of Christ where needed. He was a gifted Bible teacher, and enjoyed teaching on servant-hood and educating the church concerning our debt to Israel and the Jewish People. His presence has made a marked influence on our community and he will be missed greatly by family and friends.

Preceding him in death was his father, Willard Meredith.

Surviving are his wife, Jeni Williams Meredith; his mother Virginia Lee Meredith and children; Kristen M. Bishop and husband Joel of Little Rock AR, Joel C. Meredith of Nashville, TN, Joshua F. Meredith and wife Laura of Huntersville, NC, and Justin Meredith of Piney Flats, TN; 4 grandchildren; sister, Lynn Bennett and husband Willis of Franklin, TN; cousins, Haynes Miller, Phyllis Eldridge, Connie Sisk, and Elizabeth Carrier; and 2 nephews Mark and Scott Bennett.

He was buried in January 2009 at Morning View Cemetery, Bluff City, Sullivan Co., TN, Find A Grave Memorial# 32952836.

William Oscar Meredith1

M, b. 6 November 1875, d. 17 July 1955
     William Oscar Meredith was born on 6 November 1875 at Tennessee.1 He married Maranda Jane Fine in 1898.1 William Oscar Meredith died on 17 July 1955 at Washington Co., TN, at age 79

Obituary -- Johnson City Press; Johnson City, Tennessee; Monday, July 18, 1955; Page 2 (Newspapers.com):

William Oscar Meredith, 80, Rt. 4. Jonesboro, died in the Tate Convalescent Home at 10:30 a.m. yesterday.

Survivors include the widow, Mrs. Miranda Jane Meredith; one daughter, Mrs. Pearl Kite of Winston-Salem, N.C; seven grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home is in charge.

He was buried in July 1955 at Glenwood Cemetery, Washington Co., TN, Findagrave #113087403.

Child of William Oscar Meredith and Maranda Jane Fine

Citations

  1. [S1694] 1910 Federal Census, Sullivan County, Tennessee. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T624, Roll 1522; FHL #1375535.

Anna Elizabeth Mergerdt

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     Anna Elizabeth Mergerdt married Isaac Kauffman, son of Michael Kauffman and Anna Brendli, on 18 February 1676 at Steffisberg, Canton Bern, Switzerland.

Margaret Merideth

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     Margaret Merideth married John Williams.

Child of Margaret Merideth and John Williams

Tena Merilat

F, b. 21 February 1877
     Tena Merilat was born on 21 February 1877.1 She married Owen Miles Shirk, son of Jacob Balmer Shirk and Anna Elizabeth Gotschall, on 31 December 1896.1

Children of Tena Merilat and Owen Miles Shirk

Citations

  1. [S82] Price Genealogy, 676.

Robert Merker

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     Robert Merker married Clara Triem, daughter of Jacob Triem and Margarette Ammann, on 1 March 1888.

Rosina Merkofer

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     Rosina Merkofer married Samuel Mitchell in February 1892 at Washington Co., IN.

Child of Rosina Merkofer and Samuel Mitchell

Emma Merle

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     Emma Merle married Joseph Benton Lain, son of James Jackson Lain and Hannah Snyder, on 1 March 1901.1

Child of Emma Merle and Joseph Benton Lain

Citations

  1. [S82] Price Genealogy, 686.

Walter Joseph Mernik

M, b. 18 August 1922, d. 14 August 1997
     Walter Joseph Mernik was born on 18 August 1922. He married Marybell Bessie Zander, daughter of Hugo Otto William Zander and Ellen Charlotte Ort. Walter Joseph Mernik died on 14 August 1997 at Spanish Fort, Baldwin Co., AL, at age 74. He was buried in August 1997 at Memory Gardens of Fairhope, Fairhope, Baldwin Co., AL, Findagrave #41185920.

Barbara Jean Merrell

F, b. 8 October 1933, d. 4 June 1992
     Barbara Jean Merrell was born on 8 October 1933 at Kokomo, Howard Co., IN, Indiana Certificate of Birth No. 39191 dated 1 NOV 1933, shows father Glenn Merrill, age 21, and maiden name of mother Fern Miller, age 18.1 She was the daughter of Glen Meredith Merrell and Fern Bessie Miller. Barbara Jean Merrell married Roscoe Ray Newlon Jr., son of Roscoe Ray Newlon and Mary Lucretia Payne, on 24 July 1953 at Kokomo, Howard Co., IN. Barbara Jean Merrell died on 4 June 1992 at Howard Co. (probably), IN, at age 58 Dates per SSDI, last residence Kokomo. She was buried in June 1992 at Sunset Memory Garden, Kokomo, Howard Co., IN, Findagrave #102837777.

Child of Barbara Jean Merrell and Roscoe Ray Newlon Jr.

Citations

  1. [S2604] 1940 Federal Census, Howard County, Indiana. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T627, Roll 1053.

Glen Meredith Merrell

M, b. 12 January 1913, d. 6 February 1993
     Glen Meredith Merrell was born on 12 January 1913 at Kokomo, Howard Co., IN. He married Fern Bessie Miller circa 1931, On her Social Security Application and Claims Index record, it shows she updated her surname from Miller to Merrell in November 1936, then to Ewbank in July 1939, then to Carmack in October 1941, then to Newlon in December 1946, then to Smith on 25 March 1976. Glen Meredith Merrell died on 6 February 1993 at age 80. He was buried in February 1993 at Sunset Memory Garden, Kokomo, Howard Co., IN, Findagrave #102643425.

Child of Glen Meredith Merrell and Fern Bessie Miller

Grace Agnes Merrifield1

F, b. 9 January 1907, d. 30 July 1973
     Grace Agnes Merrifield was born on 9 January 1907 at Van Meter, Dallas Co., IA.1 She married James Oliver Warren Shipman on 23 June 1929 at Des Moines, Polk Co., IA.1 Grace Agnes Merrifield died on 30 July 1973 at Des Moines, Polk Co., IA, at age 66.

Citations

  1. [S2253] 1940 Federal Census, Polk County, Iowa. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T627, Roll 1192.

Olive B. Merrifield1

F, b. 18 August 1882
     Olive B. Merrifield was also known as "Ollie". She was born on 18 August 1882 at Nebraska.1 She was the daughter of S. W. Merrifield and Lydia M. (?)2 Olive B. Merrifield married Elmer Price Anders, son of Josiah R. Anders and Elizabeth Swartley Price, on 5 July 1900.1

Children of Olive B. Merrifield and Elmer Price Anders

Citations

  1. [S82] Price Genealogy, 216.
  2. [S217] 1900 Federal Census, Pawnee County, Nebraska. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T623, Film 935; FHL #1240935.

Pauline Eveline Merrifield1

F, b. 30 January 1900, d. January 1987
     Pauline Eveline Merrifield was born on 30 January 1900 at Gage or Pawnee Co., NE.1 She was the daughter of Wilbur L. Merrifield and Esther Lillie Anders.1 Pauline Eveline Merrifield married Dr. Joyce Dewey Bealmer, son of George Albert Bealmer and Martha Jane Sears, after January 1920, No children as of 1940 census.2 Pauline Eveline Merrifield died in January 1987.

Citations

  1. [S82] Price Genealogy, 216.
  2. [S478] 1900 Federal Census, Macon County, Missouri. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T623, Roll 873; FHL #1240873.