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Mary Elizabeth Gregg Somers
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Birth: Nov. 22, 1907
Noble County
Ohio, USA
Death: Feb. 21, 2003
Akron
Summit County
Ohio, USA

Mary Elizabeth Somers (maiden name Gregg) was born on Friday 22 November 1907 in Noble County, Ohio, United States of America and died on Friday 21 February 2003 in Akron, Summit County, Ohio, United States of America.

Mary's father Aaron Melvin Gregg was born on Tuesday 3 October 1882 in Noble County, Ohio, United States of America and died on Saturday 2 September 1933 in Beaver Township, Noble County, Ohio, United States of America. Mary's mother Amanda M. Roe (maiden name Bates; first married name Gregg; second married name Roe) was born on Wednesday 23 December 1885 in Marion Township, Noble County, Ohio, United States of America and died on Sunday 19 January 1947 in Cambridge, Cambridge Township, Guernsey County, Ohio, United States of America. The couple married on Friday 1 February 1907 in Noble County, Ohio, United States of America and together had 5 children (listed in birth order) as follows.

Aaron and Amanda's daughter (and the subject of this biography) Mary Elizabeth Somers (maiden name Gregg) was born on Friday 22 November 1907 in Noble County, Ohio, United States of America and died on Friday 21 February 2003 in Akron, Summit County, Ohio, United States of America. She married at 24 years of age on Saturday 21 November 1931 in Summerfield, Marion Township, Noble County, Ohio, United States of America to 23 years of age Charles Elijah "Charlie" Somers who was born on Friday 10 April 1908 in Noble County, Ohio, United States of America and died on Friday 10 January 2003 in Noble County, Ohio, United States of America. Together the couple had 2 children.

Aaron and Amanda's son (and Mary's brother) William George Gregg was born on Monday 30 August 1909 in Noble County, Ohio, United States of America and died on Friday 28 March 1969 near Quaker City, Millwood Township, Guernsey County, Ohio, United States of America. He married on 23 November 1937 in the United States of America to Vivian Elaine Williams who was born on Thursday 6 March 1919 in the United States of America and died on Tuesday 23 February 2010 in Quaker City, Millwood Township, Guernsey County, Ohio, United States of America. Together the couple had either no children or an as yet unknown number of children.

Aaron and Amanda's daughter (and Mary's sister) Emma Mildred Day (maiden name Gregg) was born on Friday 20 December 1912 near Batesville, Beaver Township, Noble County, Ohio, United States of America and died on Tuesday 6 October 2009 in Barnesville, Warren Township, Belmont County, Ohio, United States of America. She married on Saturday 16 June 1934 in the United States of America to James Blaine Day who was born on Tuesday 6 April 1909 in Noble County, Ohio, United States of America and died on Monday 5 November 1990 in rural Quaker City, Millwood Township, Guernsey County, Ohio, United States of America. Together the couple had either no children or an as yet unknown number of children.

Aaron and Amanda's son (and Mary's brother) Frank Melvin Gregg was born on Wednesday 11 February 1914 in Noble County, Ohio, United States of America and died on Thursday 14 February 1985 in Mechanicsburg, Goshen Township, Champaign County, Ohio, United States of America. His wife Pearle K. Gregg (maiden name Lippincott) was born on Tuesday 21 January 1913 in Ohio, United States of America and died on Wednesday 13 April 1983 in Mechanicsburg, Goshen Township, Champaign County, Ohio, United States of America. The couple married in the United States of America. Together the couple had 1 or more children.

Aaron and Amanda's daughter (and Mary's sister) Nellie Frances Ahrendt (maiden name Gregg; first married name Brill; second married name Ahrendt) was born on Friday 14 January 1916 in Quaker City, Millwood Township, Guernsey County, Ohio, United States of America and died on Saturday 13 January 2001 in Columbus, Franklin Township, Franklin County, Ohio, United States of America. Her first marriage was on Saturday 18 March 1933 in Wheeling, Ohio County, West Virginia, United States of America to Paul Luther Brill who was born on Saturday 28 March 1908 in Quaker City, Millwood Township, Guernsey County, Ohio, United States of America and died on Tuesday 5 January 1943 in Wayne Township, Noble County, Ohio, United States of America. Together the couple had 1 child. Her second marriage was in the United States of America to William Sherman Ahrendt who was born on Tuesday 7 September 1920 in Mansfield, Richland County, Ohio, United States of America and died on Wednesday 7 June 1995 in Columbus, Franklin Township, Franklin County, Ohio, United States of America. Together the couple had either no children or an as yet unknown number of children.

Mary was 24 years of age on Saturday 21 November 1931 and in Summerfield, Noble County, Ohio when she married 23 years of age Charles Elijah "Charlie" Somers who was born on Friday 10 April 1908 in Noble County, Ohio and died on Friday 10 January 2003 in Noble County, Ohio. Together the couple had 2 children (listed in birth order) as follows.

Mary and Charles's daughter Thelma Louise DeLong (maiden name Somers; married name Taylor; later name DeLong) was born on Sunday 25 March 1934 and died on Wednesday 16 January 2013 (according to relatives, although official records show Thursday 17 January 2013). She married Merl Virgil Taylor on Monday 7 April 1958 in Canton, Stark County, Ohio, United States of America. Together the couple had 5 children (Mary's grandchildren.

Mary and Charles's son (name withheld for privacy reasons) was born on 4 August 1936 in the United States of America. He did not marry and did not have children but instead devoted his life to his retail business enterprise which specialized in equipment and supplies for freshwater fishing.

Mary's marriage of about 15 years to Charles Elijah "Charlie" Somers ended in divorce possibly in about 1946. (At a time after their divorce, Charles would marry again, to Nellie B. Montgomery who was born on 13 February 1893 and died on 16 September 1982; Charles and Nellie had no children together.)

Mary lived out her retirement years in a high-rise apartment building for senior citizens in Akron, Summit County, Ohio, United States of America.

Mary was 95 years, 2 months, and 30 days of age on Friday 21 February 2003 and in Akron, Summit County, Ohio when she died. She lived 34,791 days.

Mary is buried in the Friends Cemetery in Quaker City, Guernsey County, Ohio. The gravesite marker is etched with a decorative scroll at the top of which is a cross and ivy leaves; in the lower middle of the scroll between her date of birth and date of death is a single rose; the scroll reads as follows: SOMERS, MARY E. (GREGG), NOV. 22 1907 FEB. 21 2003. 
 
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 Parents:
  Aaron Melvin Gregg (1882 - 1933)
  Amanda M Bates Gregg Roe (1885 - 1947)
 
 Spouse:
  Charles Elijah Somers (1908 - 2003)*
 
 Children:
  Thelma Louise Somers Taylor DeLong (1934 - 2013)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Elizabeth Gregg Somers (1907 - 2003)
  William George Gregg (1909 - 1969)*
  Emma Mildred Gregg Day (1912 - 2009)*
  Frank Melvin Gregg (1914 - 1985)*
  Nellie Frances Gregg Brill Ahrendt (1916 - 2001)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
SOMERS, MARY E. (GREGG), NOV 22. 1907 - FEB 21 2003
 
Burial:
Friends Cemetery
Quaker City
Guernsey County
Ohio, USA
 
Created by: Nathan Thomas Taylor
Record added: Jan 26, 2014
Find A Grave Memorial# 124202764
Mary Elizabeth <i>Gregg</i> Somers
Added by: Nathan Thomas Taylor
 
Mary Elizabeth <i>Gregg</i> Somers
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Mary Elizabeth <i>Gregg</i> Somers
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Greetings! I am Nathan Thomas Taylor, a grandson of Mary Elizabeth Somers (maiden name Gregg), and I am working to compile her biography using information available on the internet and assistance from relatives and other persons. The biography is far from...(Read more)
- Nathan Thomas Taylor
 Added: Apr. 29, 2014
 
 
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