Herschel Nelson Merchant

Herschel Nelson Merchant

Birth
South Sodus, Wayne County, New York, USA
Death 5 Mar 1922 (aged 65)
San Diego, San Diego County, California, USA
Burial Baldwin City, Douglas County, Kansas, USA
Memorial ID 144052945 · View Source
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Herschel Merchant was born in Wayne Cty., New York, the son of Nelson and Julia Anne Griffith Merchant. He relocated to Hayes Township, Franklin Cty., Kansas with his parents in the spring of 1857. He married Estella Josephine Clemons in Le Loup, Franklin Cty., Kansas on the 27th of December 1880. Herchel and Estella raised a family of fivee girls and one boy on their farm. In 1908 they sold their farm and relocated to Monte Vista, Colorado to live closer to their eldest daughter and provide a better climate for Estella's health condition. While spending the winter with their daughter's family in San Diego, California Herschel passed away on 05 March 1922. He was returned to Kansas for burial at Oakwood Cemetery in Baldwin, Kansas.



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  • Created by: Robert Dyer
  • Added: 22 Mar 2015
  • Find A Grave Memorial 144052945
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Herschel Nelson Merchant (11 Dec 1856–5 Mar 1922), Find A Grave Memorial no. 144052945, citing Oakwood Cemetery, Baldwin City, Douglas County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by Robert Dyer (contributor 48502190) .