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 Merle Webster Congrove

Merle Webster Congrove

Kingston, Ross County, Ohio, USA
Death 27 Sep 1981 (aged 81)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Burial West Jordan, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Plot Revelation 79-A
Memorial ID 100373026 · View Source
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Merle Congrove is the son of John William Congrove and Christina "Crissie" Myers.

Merle is 1 of 10 known children of John and Christine. His siblings are:
Hazel May Congrove Coman Remedio Walker Miller (1904- ? )
Fred W. Congrove (1905-1982)
James Edward Congrove (1912-1965)
Leona Faye Congrove Wilson (1915-1992)
Rosemary M. Congrove Kelly (1917-1989)
Helen Imogean Congrove Troiano Robertson (1919-2005)
Elizabeth Martina Congrove Lucas (1921-2004)
John Congrove (1922-1923)
Maxine S. Congrove Bauer Kern York (1925-2005)

Per the 1920 U.S. Census, Merle Congrove resided in Union Township, Ross County, Ohio with his parents and siblings. Listed are:
-John Congrove, age 43, born Ohio
-Christene Congrove, age 37, born Ohio
-Merle Congrove, age 19, born Ohio
-Fred Congrove, age 14, born Ohio
-Edward Congrove, age 7, born Ohio
-Fay Congrove, age 4 1/12, born Ohio
-Rosemary Congrove, age 2 5/12, born Ohio
-Hellen Congrove, age 6/12, born Ohio

In 1923, Merle married Dessie Mae Walkenshaw, the daughter of Robert Jackson "Jack" Walkenshaw and Mary Jane Tannahill.

Ross County Ohio Marriage Records, 1921-1925, Vol. 15 , Page 261, Number 521
-Groom: Merl Webster Congrove [sic]
-Age: 22 as of 14 Sep 1922
-Birth Place: Kingston, Ohio
-Residence: Circleville, Ohio
-Occupation: Truck Drive
-Previously Married: No
-Father: John Congrove
-Mother: Theresa Myers

-Bride: Dessie Mae Walkenshaw
-Age: 20 as of 8 Jun 1923
-Birth Place: Colerain Twp, Ross County, Ohio
-Residence: Colerain Twp, Ross County, Ohio
-Occupation: At Home
-Previously Married: No
-Father: Jack Walkenshaw
-Mother: Mary Tannahill
-Marriage Date: 28 Jun 1923
-Marriage Place: Ross County, Ohio

Per the 1930 U.S. Census, Merle and Dessie Congrove resised in Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio. Listed are:
-Merle W. Congrove, age 29, born Ohio
-Dessie M. Congrove, age 26, born Ohio
-Charles L. Congrove, age 5 11/12, born Ohio
-Joan Congrove, age 4 2/12, born Ohio

U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946
-Name: Merle W Congrove
-Birth Year: 1900
-Enlistment Date: 30 Oct 1942
-Enlistment State: Ohio
-Branch: Ordnance Department
-Grade: Technician 5th Grade
-Education: Grammar school
-Residence: Franklin County, Ohio
-Enlistment City: Fort Hayes Columbus

Social Security Death Index
-Name: Merle Congrove
-Last Residence: Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah
-Born: 14 Sep 1900
-Died: Sep 1981




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  • Added: 8 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100373026
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Merle Webster Congrove (14 Sep 1900–27 Sep 1981), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100373026, citing Redwood Memorial Cemetery, West Jordan, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Clan Memorials (contributor 48043581) .