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Rufus MERRY
(1800-1878)
Sarah M. FOGLE
(1804-1897)
Elijah MERRY
(1833-1896)
Catherine HALL
(1835-1909)
Simeon Franklin MERRY
(1879-1960)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Julia Christine CUPP

Simeon Franklin MERRY 1 2 3

  • Born: 12 Jun 1879, Bloom, Richland Co, WI 1 3 4
  • Marriage (1): Julia Christine CUPP on 7 Nov 1897 in Bloom, Richland Co, WI 1
  • Died: 1960 at age 81 3
  • Buried: Rose Hill Cem, Pender, Thurston Co, NE 3
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bullet  General Notes:

WI, COUNTY MARRIAGES, 1836-1911:
Name: Franklin Merry
Event Type: Marriage
Event Date: 07 Nov 1897
Event Place: Bloom, Richland, Wisconsin, United States
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birthplace: Bloom, Richland Co.
Father's Name: Elijah Merry
Mother's Name: Catherine "Hurell"
Spouse's Name: Julia C. Cupp
Spouse's Gender: Female
Spouse's Race: White
Spouse's Birthplace: Indiana
Spouse's Father's Name: Henry Cupp
Spouse's Mother's Name: Emma Curry

1900 WI CENSUS, Richland Co, Bloom town:
Frank Merry, Jun 1879, 20, married 2 yrs, b. WI, father b. OH, mother b. VA, no occupation listed;
Julia, wife, Feb 1879, 21, married 2 yrs, 1 child, 1 living, b. IN, parents b. IN;
Belle, dau, Mar 1898, 2, b. WI, father b. WI, mother b. IN;
Catharine Merry, mother, Oct 1835, 64, wd, married 48 yrs, 9 children, 6 living, b. VA, parents b. VA.

1910 NE CENSUS, Thurston Co, Flournoy precinct:
Frank S. Merry, 30, married 12 yrs, b. WI, father b. OH, mother b. VA, farmer, farming;
Julia, wife, 30, married 12 yrs, b. IN, parents b. IN;
Belle, day, 12, b. WI, father b. WI, mother b. IN, attended school;
Rufus, son, 9, b. WI, father b. WI, mother b. IN, attended school;
Alvin(?), son, 7, b. WI, father b. WI, mother b. IN, attended school;
Percy, son, 3, b. WI, father b. WI, mother b. IN;
Oscar, son, 2, b. NE, parents b. WI;
Charles Kidd, servant, 23, b. WI, parents b. WI, laborer.
(Listed near Wm. H. Merry on the census.)

WWI DRAFT REGISTRATION CARDS, 1917-1918:
Name: Frank Simion Merry
Residence: Thurston, Thurston Co, Nebraska
Birth Date: 12 Jun 1878
Race: White
Age: 39
Occupation: Farmer, self-employed
Nearest Relative: Christine Merry,
Height/Build: Tall/Medium
Color of Eyes/Hair: Blue/Black
Signature: Frank Simion Merry

1920 NE CENSUS, Thurston Co, Flournoy precinct:
Frank S. Merry, 40, b. WI, father b. OH, mother b. VA, farmer;
Julia C., wife, 40, b. IN, parents b. IN, housekeeper;
Alvin(?) F., son, 16, b. WI, parents b. WI;
Oscar L., son, 11, atended school, b. NE, father b. WI, mother b. IN;
"Hellen" R., dau, 8, attended school, b. NE, parents b. WI;
George E., son, 7, attended school, b. NE, parents b. WI.
(Listed on the same census page was William Merry.)

1930 NE CENSUS, Thurston Co, Flournoy precinct:
Frank S. Merry, 50, 1st marriage age 19, b. WI, father b. OH, mother b. VA, farmer, gen. farm;
Julia A., wife, 51, 1st marriage age 19, b. IN, parents b. IN;
George E., son, 17, b. NE, father b. WI, mother b. IN, laborer, gen. farm.

1940 NE CENSUS, Thurston Co, Pender precinct:
Frank Merry, 60, 8th, b. WI, 1935: same house, janitor, court house;
Julia, wife, 48, 8th, b. IN, 1935: same house;
George, son, 25, single, 8th, b. NE, 1935: same house, laborer, grain elevator;
Helen Chambers, dau, 22, D, 9th, b. NE, 1935: same house, egg caniler(?), cream station.

WWII DRAFT REGISTRATION CARDS, 1942:
Name: Franklin Simon Merry
Age: 63
Race: White
Occupation: Thurston County
Nearest Relative: Mrs. Frank Merry, Pender, NE
Height: 72
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Gray
Weight: 152
Complexion: Light
Birth Date: 12 Jun 1879
Birth Place: Richland, Wisconsin, USA
Residence Year: 1942
Residence: Pender, Thurston Co, Nebraska, USA
Signature: Frank S. Merry

FIND A GRAVE:
Name: Simeon Franklin Merry
Birth Date: 1879
Death Date: 1960
Cemetery: Rose Hill Cemetery
Burial or Cremation Place: Pender, Thurston County, Nebraska, USA Has Bio?: N
Spouse: Julia C. Merry
Father: Elijah Merry
Mother: Catherine Merry
Children: Alvin Franklin Merry; Rufus E. Merry


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Simeon married Julia Christine CUPP, daughter of Henry M. CUPP and Emma Rosella CRANE, on 7 Nov 1897 in Bloom, Richland Co, WI.1 (Julia Christine CUPP was born in Feb 1879 in IN,1 3 died in 1957 3 and was buried in Rose Hill Cem, Pender, Thurston Co, NE 3.)


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Sources


1 WI, County Marriages, 1836-1911.

2 1880 WI Census.

3 Find A Grave.

4 1900 WI Census.


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