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Elizabeth Aldura Hatch Merkley
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Birth: Feb. 26, 1871
Smithfield
Cache County
Utah, USA
Death: Nov. 17, 1957
Salt Lake City
Salt Lake County
Utah, USA

Married 25 Dec 1887
Children: Kermit Hugh Merkley, Glacys Aldura Mecham, Christopher Merkley, Wilson John Merkley, Ethel Fern Lance, Elizabeth Jane Thomas, Adeline Davis, Jeremiah Merkley

Eldura Merkley, Former Resident Feted at Services

Funeral services were conducted Saturday in Duchesne LDS Ward chapel for Mrs. Aldura Hatch Merkley, 86, who died Wednesday, November 20 in a Salt Lake hospital of natural causes.

Burial was in the Duchesne Cemetery.,

Mrs. Merkley was born February 26, 1871 at Smithfield, Utah, a daughter of Jeremiah and Elizabeth Wynn Hatch. She moved to Vernal as a young girl and lived here her early life. She was a member of the LDS Church.

She married Christopher Merkley in 1887 in Vernal. They resided here the fore part of their married life and then moved to Duchesne where they have resided for many years. He died January 22, 1939.

They were parents of nine children, seven survive; five sons, two daughters, Wilson, John, Jerry and Mrs. Elizabeth Thomas, Duchesne; Nelson L.., Pasco, Washington; Chris, Ogden; Hugh, Sandpoint, Idaho; Mrs. Gladys Mecham, Salt Lake City, 28 grandchildren, 86 great-grandchildren.

Also surviving are three brothers, Golden, Abe and Roy Hatch, Vernal and Willow Creek, three sisters, Mrs. Perry C. (Rowena) Johnson, Vernal; Mrs. Pearl Clark, Naples; Mrs. Lacy Burnett, Duchesne.

Attending the services from Vernal were Mr. and Mrs. Golden Hatch, Mr. and Mrs. Abe Hatch, Roy Hatch, Mr. and Mrs. Perry C. Johnson, Lorna Squires, Afton Matthew, Pearl Clark, Mrs. George Merkley, Mr. and Mrs. Morgan Merkley, Clifford Johnson of Craig also attended.

-Vernal Express, November 28, 1957, transcribed by Rhonda Holton
 
 
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 Parents:
  Jeremiah Hatch (1853 - 1934)
  Elizabeth Christina Winn Hatch (1855 - 1923)
 
 Spouse:
  Christopher Ellis Merkley (1865 - 1940)
 
 Children:
  Elizabeth Jane Merkley Thomas (1889 - 1970)*
  Nelson Leroy Merkley (1906 - 1990)*
 
 Siblings:
  Elizabeth Aldura Hatch Merkley (1871 - 1957)
  Thomas Winn Hatch (1873 - 1874)*
  Addie May Hatch (1875 - 1875)*
  Jeremiah Ricie Hatch (1876 - 1946)*
  Charles Alexander Hatch (1880 - 1880)*
  Alva LeRoy Hatch (1881 - 1959)*
  Rowena Hatch Johnson (1895 - 1977)*
  Golden Lorenzo Hatch (1896 - 1983)*
  Pearl Hatch Clark (1899 - 1973)*
  Abraham Hatch (1901 - 1989)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Duchesne Cemetery
Duchesne
Duchesne County
Utah, USA
Plot: B 9, L 3, S 2
 
Created by: Burnt Almond Fudge
Record added: Jul 14, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 20441586
Elizabeth Aldura <i>Hatch</i> Merkley
Added by: Teresa Dumas
 
Elizabeth Aldura <i>Hatch</i> Merkley
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 Added: Jan. 18, 2011

- JUDY L.
 Added: Oct. 7, 2008
 
 
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