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Rufus MERRY
(1800-1878)
Sarah M. FOGLE
(1804-1897)
Elijah MERRY
(1833-1896)
Catherine HALL
(1835-1909)
Asbury Franklin MERRY
(1859-1900)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Sylvia KNAPP

Asbury Franklin MERRY 1 2

  • Born: 1859, OH 2 3
  • Marriage (1): Sylvia KNAPP on 28 Oct 1894 in Woodbury Co, IA 1
  • Died: 5 Jul 1900 at age 41 3
  • Buried: Pleasant Ridge Cem, Bloom, Richland Co, WI 3
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bullet  General Notes:

SURNAME: It appears that Asbury's wife and children used the name "Murry" instead of "Merry".

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.

IA, COUNTY MARRIAGES, 1838-1934:
Name: A Franklin Merry
Event Type: Marriage
Event Date: 28 Oct 1894
Event Place: Woodbury, Iowa, United States
Gender: Male
Age: 30
Birth Year (Estimated): 1864
Father's Name: "Eliza" Merry
Mother's Name: Catherine Hall
Spouse's Name: Sylvia Knapp
Spouse's Gender: Female
Spouse's Age: 17
Spouse's Birth Year (Estimated): 1877
Spouse's Father's Name: Milton Knapp
Spouse's Mother's Name: Emma Genno

1900 NE CENSUS, Thurston Co, Flournoy precinct:
Frank H. Merry, Feb 1865, 35, married 6 yrs, b. OH, parents b. Ireland, farmer;
Mary S., wife, Dec 1877, 22, married 6 yrs, 4 children, 4 living, b. MO, parents b. MI;
Carry, dau, Dec 1894, 5, b. IA, father b. OH, mother b. MO;
John, son, Jun 1895, 4, b. IA, father b. OH, mother b. MO;
Lucy, dau, Dec 1897, 2, b. NE, father b. OH, mother b. MO;
Frank, son, Nov 1899, 8/12(?), b. NE, father b. OH, mother b. MO.
(Wm. H. Merry was listed on the next census page.)

FIND A GRAVE:
Name: Asbury Merry
Birth Date: 1859
Death Date: 5 Jul 1900
Death Place: USA
Cemetery: Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
Burial or Cremation Place: Bloom City, Richland County, Wisconsin, USA Has Bio?: N
Father: Elijah Merry
Mother: Catherine Merry


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Asbury married Sylvia KNAPP on 28 Oct 1894 in Woodbury Co, IA.1 (Sylvia KNAPP was born on 15 Apr 1879 in Flint, Genesee Co, MI,1 3 died on 18 Mar 1939 in Fremont, Dodge Co, NE 3 and was buried in Ridge Cem, Fremont, Dodge Co, NE 3.)


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Sources


1 IA, County Marriages, 1838-1934.

2 1870 WI Census.

3 Find A Grave.


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