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Christopher Ellis Merkley
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Birth: Aug. 26, 1865
Death: Jan. 22, 1940


Christopher Ellis Merkley, 75, died Monday at his home in Duchesne of ailments incident to old age. He came to Ashley Valley with his parents in October 1879. He married Aldura Hatch and built the home in Maeser where George A. Merkley now lives. In 1907 when the reservation was opened he sold out in Ashley Valley and moved there.

Surviving are his wife, seven children, etc. (unreadable)

-Vernal Express, January 25, 1940, transcribed by Rhonda Holton
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Nelson Merkley (1828 - 1902)
  Sarah Jane Sanders Merkley (1841 - 1928)
 
 Spouse:
  Elizabeth Aldura Hatch Merkley (1871 - 1957)*
 
 Children:
  Elizabeth Jane Merkley Thomas (1889 - 1970)*
  Nelson Leroy Merkley (1906 - 1990)*
 
 Siblings:
  Nelson Merkley (1857 - 1924)*
  George Davis Merkley (1859 - 1946)*
  Sarah Jane Merkley Coltharp (1861 - 1937)*
  Susan Maria Merkley Britt (1863 - 1924)*
  Christopher Ellis Merkley (1865 - 1940)
  Charles Albert Merkley (1869 - 1934)*
  Elizabeth Merkley Hall (1871 - 1950)*
  John Merkley (1874 - 1924)*
  William S Merkley (1879 - 1944)*
  Rachel Ellen Merkley Murray (1882 - 1917)*
  Jacob Merkley (1886 - 1905)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Duchesne Cemetery
Duchesne
Duchesne County
Utah, USA
Plot: B 9, L 3, S 1
 
Created by: Burnt Almond Fudge
Record added: Jul 14, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 20441601
Christopher Ellis Merkley
Added by: Teresa Dumas
 
Christopher Ellis Merkley
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- sunnyork
 Added: Jan. 18, 2011

- JUDY L.
 Added: Oct. 7, 2008
 
 
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