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Elijah MERRY
(1833-1896)
Catherine HALL
(1835-1909)
Andrew Jackson MERRY
(1853-1885)
Adelia KENDALL
(1861-Abt 1912)
Dennis Ryan MERRY
(1884-1960)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Myra L. DAY
2. Lydia BECKER

Dennis Ryan MERRY 1 2

  • Born: 24 Dec 1884, Richland Center, Richland Co, WI 1 3 4 5
  • Marriage (1): Myra L. DAY on 11 Apr 1914 in Glendive, Dawson Co, MT 1
  • Marriage (2): Lydia BECKER on 4 Mar 1921 in Miles, Custer Co, MT 1
  • Died: 19 Jun 1960, Napa Co, CA at age 75 4
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bullet  General Notes:

WI, BIRTH INDEX, 1820-1907:
Name: Dennie R Merry
Birth Date: 24 Dec 1884
Birth Place: Richland, Wisconsin, USA
Reel: DEL Record: SEQ 211

MT, COUNTY MARRIAGES, 1865-1950:
Groom: Dennis R. Merry
Age: 30
Marital Status: Divorced
Residence: Wibaux, MT
Birthplace: Richland Center, Richland Co, WI
Father: Andrew Jackson Merry
Mother: "Adilia Kindell"
Spouse: Myra L. Day
Age: 30
Marital Status: 1st marriage
Residence: Terry, MT
Birthplace: Hudson, WI
Father: Charles Day
Mother: Elizabeth Holden
Marriage Licence: 6 Apr 1914
Marriage Date: 11 Apr 1914

WWI DRAFT REGISTRATION CARDS, 1917-1918:
Name: Dennis Ryan Merry
Residence: Terry, Prairie County, Montana
Birth Date: 24 Dec 1884
Race: White
Age: 34
Occupation: Gas Engineer
Employer: Prairie Co.
Nearest Relative: Myra L. Merry, Terry, MT
Height/Build: Tall/(build not listed)
Color of Eyes/Hair:Blue/Lt. Brown

1920 MT CENSUS, Prairie Co;
Dennis R. Merry, 36, married, b. WI, parents b, WI, farmer, gen. farm;
John Prevo, 32, single, b. NY, father b. France, mother b. Germany, laborer, farm.

MT, COUNTY MARRIAGES, 1865-1950:
Name: Dennis Ryan Merry
Event Type: Marriage
Event Date: 04 Mar 1921
Event Place: Miles City, Custer, Montana
Age: 36
Marital Status: Divorced
Race: White
Birthplace: Wisconsin
Birth Year (Estimated): 1885
Father's Name: A.J. Merry
Mother's Name: Adilia Kendle
Spouse's Name: Lydia Killbouch
Spouse's Age: 28
Spouse's Marital Status: Widowed
Spouse's Race: White
Spouse's Birthplace North Dakota
Spouse's Birth Year (Estimated) 1893
Spouse's Father's Name: Jacob Becker
Spouse's Mother's Name: Margarett Mettler

1930 MT CENSUS, Yellowstone Co, Billings city:
Dennis R. Merry, 45, 1st marriage age 20, b. WI, parents b. US, blacksmith, gen. blacksmith;
"Lidia", wife, 36, 1st marriage age 18, b. SD, parents b. Russia;
Helen C., dau, 17, attended school, b. MT, parents b. SD;
"Lenard" J., son, 15, attended school, b. MT, parents b. SD;
Lawrence J., son, 14, attended school, b. MT, parents b. SD;
Lewella M., dau, 11, attended school, b. MT, parents b. SD;
Gladys, dau, 7, attended school, b. MT, father b. WI, mother b. SD;
Clarence C., son, 6, attended school, b. MT, father b,. WI, mother b. SD;
Robert D., son, 1/12, b. MT, father b WI, mother b. SD.

1940 MT CENSUS, Yellowstone Co, Billings city:
D. R. Merrym 55, 8th, b. WI, 1935; Billings, MT, farmer, farm;
Leyba(?), wife, 47, 8th, b. SD, 1935: Billings, MT;
Gladys, dau, 17, attended school, H-4, b. MT, 1935: Billings, MT;
Clarence, son, 15, attended school, H-3, b. MT, 1935: Billings, MT;
Robert, son, 10, attended school, 4th, b. MT, 1935: Billings, MT.

WWII DRAFT REGISTRATION CARDS, 1942:
Name: Dennis Ryan Merry
Age: 58
Race: White
Birth Date: 24 Dec 1884
Birth Place: Richland, Wisconsin, USA
Residence Year: 1942
Residence: Almeda, Oakland Co, California, USA
Employer: Richman Ship Yard

SOCIAL SECURITY APPLICATIONS & CLAIMS INDEX, 1936-2007:
Name: Dennis Ryan Merry
SSN: 517208451
Birth Date: 24 Dec 1884
Claim Date: 6 Jan 1950
Type of Claim: Life Claim
Notes: 15 Nov 1978: Name listed as DENNIS RYAN MERRY

CA, DEATH INDEX, 1940-1997:
Name: Dennis R Merry
Social Security #: 517208451
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 24 Dec 1884
Birth Place: Wisconsin
Death Date: 19 Jun 1960
Death Place: Napa
Mother's Maiden Name: "Kindler"



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Dennis married Myra L. DAY on 11 Apr 1914 in Glendive, Dawson Co, MT.1 (Myra L. DAY was born about 1874 in Hudson, St. Croix Co, WI 1.)


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Dennis next married Lydia BECKER on 4 Mar 1921 in Miles, Custer Co, MT.1 (Lydia BECKER was born on 14 Apr 1894 in ND 4 and died on 8 Sep 1945 in Contra Costa Co, CA 4.)


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Sources


1 MT, County Marriages, 1865-1950.

2 WW I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918.

3 1900 MN Census.

4 California Death Index, 1940-1997.

5 WI, Birth Index, 1820-1907.


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