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Ambrose Hunt MERRY
(1772-1868)
Margaret WICKHAM
(1770-1828)
Jacob FOGLE
Margaret WHITE
Rufus MERRY
(1800-1878)
Sarah M. FOGLE
(1804-1897)
Elijah MERRY
(1833-1896)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Catherine HALL

Elijah MERRY 2

  • Born: 20 Feb 1833, OH 2 3
  • Marriage (1): Catherine HALL about 1852 1
  • Died: 7 Apr 1896, WI at age 63 3
  • Buried: Bloom City Cem, Bloom City, Richland Co, WI 3
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bullet  General Notes:

1860 OH CENSUS, Noble Co, Enoch Twp:
"Elisha Murry", 27, farmer, $1500 real estate, $400 personal property, b. OH;
Catharine, 24, domestic, b. VA;
"Amanda" J., female written over a crossed out male, 6, attended school, b. OH;
Rachel, 4, b. OH;
Sarah, 2, b. OH;
Asbury, 4/12, b. OH.

U.S., CIVIL WAR SOLDIER RECORDS & PROFILES, 1861-1865:
Name: Elijah Merry
Residence: Wisconsin
Enlistment Date: 14 Feb 1865
Rank at enlistment: Private
State Served: Wisconsin
Survived the War?: Yes
Service Record: Enlisted in Company H, Wisconsin 46th Infantry Regiment on 14 Feb 1865.Mustered out on 27 Sep 1865 at Nashville, TN.
Sources: Roster of Wisconsin Volunteers: War of the Rebellion

1870 WI CENSUS, Richland Co, Bloom, West Branch P.O.:
Elijah Merry, 37, farmer, $2000 real estate, $385 personal property, b. OH;
Catherine, 34, keeping house, b. VA;
Andrew J., 16, at home, b. OH, attended school;
Rachel, 14, at home, b. OH, attended school;
Sarah, 11, b. OH, attended school;
Asbury, 10, b. OH, attended school;
William, 5, b. WI;
Ambrose, 3, b. WI.

1880 WI CENSUS, Richland Co, Bloom town:
Elijah Merry, 47, farmer, b. OH, parents b. NY;
Catherine, wife, 44, keeping house, b. WV, parents b. WV;
Rachel, dau, 24, single, b. OH, father b. OH, mother b. WV;
Asbury, son, 20, single, works on farm, attended school, b. OH, father b. OH, mother b. WV;
William H., son, 15, works on farm, attended school, b. OH, father b. OH, mother b. WV;
Ambrose, son, 13, at school, b. OH, father b. OH, mother b. WV;
Caroline, dau, 5, b. WI, father b. OH, mother b. WV;
Simeon, son, 1, b. WI, father b. OH, mother b. WV.

CIVIL WAR PENSION INDEX: GENERAL INDEX TO PENSION FILES, 1861-1934:
Name: Elijah Merry
Service: H 46 Wis Inf.
State Filed: Wisconsin
Widow: Catharine Merry
Invalid Pension Filed: 1883 May 28
Widow Pension Filed: 1896 May 9
Roll Number: T288_323

FIND A GRAVE:
Name: Elijah Merry
Birth Date: 20 Feb 1833
Death Date: 7 Apr 1896
Cemetery: Bloom City Cemetery
Burial or Cremation Place: Bloom City, Richland County, Wisconsin, USA
Has Bio?: Y
Spouse: Catherine Merry
Children: Andrew J. Merry; Asbury Merry; Simeon Franklin Merry; Ambrose Merry


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Elijah married Catherine HALL about 1852.1 (Catherine HALL was born on 26 Oct 1835 in VA,1 3 died on 3 Jun 1909 in WI 3 and was buried in Bloom City Cem, Bloom City, Richland Co, WI 3.)


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Sources


1 1900 WI Census.

2 1850 OH Census.

3 Find A Grave.


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