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Merrit Daniel "Tucker" Whisennand
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Birth: Apr. 22, 1861
Buchanan County
Iowa, USA
Death: Oct. 19, 1886
Buchanan County
Iowa, USA

Merrit Daniel Whisennand was born the son of Andrew Whisennand and Susanah Long who are buried in this cemetery. He was married to Louisa Schuman on January 1, 1884 at her parents home near Quasqueton, Buchanan County, Iowa. Louisa was born January 3, 1862 Durango, Dubuque County, Iowa. Daniel died of pneumonia and is buried this cemetery. Louisa died November 30, 1888, age 26, of consumption and is buried Circle Grove Cemetery near Troy Mills, Iowa. They were parents of two sons: Charles William Whisennand who is buried over Polson, Lake County Mountain on Flathead Lake in Montana; and George Washington Curtis Whisennand who is buried here with his father. Charlie was born on 10/22/1884 Buchanan County, IA, Charlie was raised by uncles and aunts and spent time in OK; he was married on 12/30/1908 to Maude Florence Siebert and she died on 08/13/1911, age 23 and is buried in Cando, ND; Charlie was married to a mail order bride, Arabelle Elizabeth Irene Swink 09/25/1913 in St. Paul, Mn; she was born 03/20/1885 in Salisbury, NC; Arabelle died 07/06/1961 in Polson, MT; Charlie died on 05/02/1964 in Nashua, MT; they are buried at Polson, Lake Co. MT at head of Flathead Lake; four children: Herman Ellis Whisennand born 07/13/1914 Cando Towner Co. ND lives in Plains, MT; William Walter Whisennand born 05/31/1916 Watonga, OK lives in Nashua, MT; Melvin Elmer Whisennand born 02/07/1918 Blaine Co., OK lives in Bothell, WA and his twin sister, Mae Evalin (Whisennand) Foote born 02/07,1918 buried Portland, OR; Charlie and Orabelle lived in OK and started for Canada and ended up in MT in winter, and homesteaded there; he owned where Ft. Peck Dam is and had a shack town called New Deal.
Family links: 
  Andrew Whisennand (1813 - 1896)
  Susanah Long Whisennand (1817 - 1887)
  Louisa Schuman Whisenan (1862 - 1888)
  Louisa Schuman Whisennand (1862 - 1888)*
  Charles W Whisennand (1884 - 1964)*
  George Washington Whisennand (1886 - 1886)*
  Stephen Holman Whisennand (1838 - 1907)*
  William Samuel Whisennand (1841 - 1862)*
  Aaron Martin Whisenand (1843 - 1862)*
  Rebecca Miranda Whisennand McClure (1849 - 1921)*
  Susanah Elizabeth Whisennand Bailey (1851 - 1878)*
  Mahala Jemima Whisennand Watson (1858 - 1926)*
  Merrit Daniel Whisennand (1861 - 1886)
*Calculated relationship

Merrit D. Whisennand
died October 19, 1886
Agd. 25 yrs. 5 ms. 28 da.
Upper Spring Grove Cemetery
Buchanan County
Iowa, USA
Created by: Daphane Hoover
Record added: Oct 26, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 5893402
Merrit Daniel Tucker Whisennand
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Merrit Daniel Tucker Whisennand
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