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Florence Jane Sewell Merritt
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Birth: Nov. 5, 1861
Alexandria
DeKalb County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Apr. 28, 1902
Mount Vernon
Jefferson County
Illinois, USA

Florence Jane Sewell was born November 5, 1861 to Daniel W. and Amanda J. (Martin) Sewell. Her father died in the Civil war when she was six months old. On 5 Dec 1882 in Wilson Co., TN she married Obidiah J. Merritt. They moved to Jefferson Co, IL around 1900 with their six children. She died 28 Apr 1902. 
 
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 Parents:
  Amanda J Clifton (1845 - 1927)
 
 Spouse:
  Obidiah James Merritt (1851 - 1914)*
 
 Children:
  Novella Merritt Karch (1884 - 1950)*
  Verna A. Merritt Smith (1889 - 1972)*
  Claude C. Merritt (1893 - 1942)*
  Alva Obidiah Merritt (1897 - 1976)*
 
 Siblings:
  Florence Jane Sewell Merritt (1861 - 1902)
  Daniel Washington McGuire (1869 - 1953)*
  Nancy Lucinda McGuire Clemmons (1871 - 1945)*
  Mary H McGuire Raines (1875 - 1936)*
  Jessie Green Clifton Shelton (1886 - 1954)*
 
*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# 53604154
Florence Jane <i>Sewell</i> Merritt
Added by: Teresa Wilson Rogers
 
Florence Jane <i>Sewell</i> Merritt
Added by: Teresa Wilson Rogers
 
Florence Jane <i>Sewell</i> Merritt
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In loving memory of a great-great-grandmother whose life was too hard and too short. You were loved and you are not forgotten.
- Teresa Wilson Rogers
 Added: Jun. 15, 2010
 
 
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