|Birth: ||Mar., 1900|
|Death: ||Jul. 15, 1900|
Bethel was a twin to Ethel Merritt. Parents were Luculous
and Mahala Etta (Lamb) Merritt. Grandparents were William D.,
and Mary Elizabeth (Case) Lamb; Elizabeth (Walters), and
Both Ethel and Bethel were born in March of 1900 and
died at 3 months of age in 1900.
Bethel died a month prior to his twin sister, on
7-15-1900 and Ethel died 8-16-1900. Both are buried in
the Amo Cemetery, Hendricks Co. Indiana
Their mother, Mahala (Lamb) Merritt, died in Butte Co.
California, and their father Luculus Merritt, died in
Vermillion Co. Indiana.
Mahala remarried to Issac Brown on 7-21-1923 in Terre Haute,
after the death of Luculus Merritt.
In the 1930 US Census shows the following, evidently she
was living with her daughter Viola Rose in Nebraska before
relocating to California.
1930 U S Census - Nebraska - Cherry Crookston - District 7 - Image 5
Brown, Mahala Mother in Law W F 69 Ind
Living with her daughter and son in law:
John and Viola Rose Ruley
Mahala Etta Lamb Brown (1858 - 1936)
Rosie Viola Merritt Ruley (1879 - 1944)*
Chester Everett Merritt (1888 - 1921)*
Eva Merritt (1890 - 1908)*
Marion Leslie Merritt (1895 - 1912)*
Lawrence Raymond Merritt (1898 - 1912)*
Ethel Merritt (1900 - 1900)*
Bethel Merritt (1900 - 1900)
Harry Merritt (1901 - 1913)*
Created by: Louzina Spoon
Record added: Oct 11, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 22103541