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Obidiah James Merritt
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Birth: Jan. 20, 1851
Wilson County
Tennessee, USA
Death: 1914
Mount Vernon
Jefferson County
Illinois, USA

Obidiah James Merritt was born 20 Jan 1851 in Wilson Co, Tn to Green B. and Lourrane (Graves) Merritt. 6 Dec 1882 he married Florence Jane Sewell. Shortly before 1900 they migrated to Jefferson County, IL and settled in the Mt. Vernon area where Obidiah was a farmer. He died in 1914. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Florence Jane Sewell Merritt (1861 - 1902)
 
 Children:
  Novella Merritt Karch (1884 - 1950)*
  Verna A. Merritt Smith (1889 - 1972)*
  Claude C. Merritt (1893 - 1942)*
  Alva Obidiah Merritt (1897 - 1976)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Williams Cemetery
Mount Vernon
Jefferson County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Teresa Wilson Rogers
Record added: Jun 12, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 53603851
Obidiah James Merritt
Added by: Teresa Wilson Rogers
 
Obidiah James Merritt
Added by: Teresa Wilson Rogers
 
Obidiah James Merritt
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In memory of my great-great grandfather with love
- Teresa Wilson Rogers
 Added: Jun. 15, 2010
 
 
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