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John Lewis Merritt
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Birth: Aug. 2, 1835
West Virginia, USA
Death: Dec. 21, 1919

Occupation: Retired Farmer
Father: Thomas A Merritt
Mother: Margaret Hite (?)
Informant: Alice Merritt

Date of death: 21 Dec 1919 Subject: John Lewis Merritt Source: St. Joseph Observer, 27 Dec 1919

Information reached this city Monday of the death at Savannah of John Louis [sic] Merritt, one of the early settlers of that county. He came to that place in 1855, and was a veteran of the Confederate service. He leaves a wife and two sons, two sisters, sixteen grandchildren, and twenty-two great-grandchildren 
 
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 Parents:
  Thomas Jefferson Merritt (1812 - 1886)
  Margaret L. Hite Merritt (1816 - 1887)
 
 Spouses:
  Mary B Walker Merritt (1841 - 1885)*
  Mary Brent Walker Merritt (1841 - 1885)*
  Eliza Alice Loney Merritt (1854 - 1933)*
 
 Children:
  Ellen Nancy Merritt Bedford (1859 - 1908)*
  John Marvin Merritt (1874 - 1932)*
  William Bruce Merritt (1896 - 1952)*
 
 Siblings:
  John Lewis Merritt (1835 - 1919)
  William Merritt (1837 - 1916)*
  Eliza A Merritt Broyler (1840 - ____)*
  Thomas J. Merritt (1842 - 1916)*
  Margaret L Merritt Wagner (1845 - 1928)*
  Sarah P. Merritt Walts (1849 - 1887)*
  Benjamin Franklin Merritt (1857 - 1912)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Savannah Cemetery
Savannah
Andrew County
Missouri, USA
 
Created by: Tombstone Tourist
Record added: Nov 27, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 62212186
John Lewis Merritt
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John Lewis Merritt
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- Pat Shaw
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