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 Sarah Ann <I>Jones</I> Merriman

Sarah Ann Jones Merriman

Birth
Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 17 Oct 1929 (aged 91)
McKeesport, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial McKeesport, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot Lot 136, Section B
Memorial ID 30722582 · View Source
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Born at Peters Creek, Large, PA.

Died of pneumonia.

Father's name not known. Mother: Mary (who later married James Richey).

Mrs. Merriman dies at 94 [sic – she was 91]
Undated clipping from the Daily News

Possibly the oldest woman in McKeesport, Mrs. Sara Ann Merriman, who had passed away in her ninety-fourth year, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Sadie Beachdel, 2501 Riverview avenue. Mrs. Merriman was born at Peters Creek, and had resided in this city almost her entire life.

She is survived by two sons, John of Connecticut, and Ovington of McKeesport; one daughter, Mrs. Beachdel, 24 grandchildren, and 30 great grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at the home of Mrs. Beachdel Sunday at 2 p.m. in charge of Rev. J.J. Buell of the Westside M.E. Church. Interment will be at the Versailles Cemetery.

Married on 17 MAY 1855 to John Merriman by Rev. John Cowell of the First Methodist-Protestant Church, Allegheny City, PA.

She was the mother of eleven children; however, only eight are known by name:

Mary Emma Merriman Owston
Kate Viola Merriman Beecher Fields
John Freemont Merriman
Ovington J. Merriman
Anna May Merriman Campbell
William Merriman
Frederick Merriman
Sarah (Sadie) O. Merriman Beachdel




  • Created by: Dr. James M. Owston
  • Added: 20 Oct 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 30722582
  • Dr. James M. Owston
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sarah Ann Jones Merriman (28 Sep 1838–17 Oct 1929), Find A Grave Memorial no. 30722582, citing McKeesport and Versailles Cemetery, McKeesport, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Dr. James M. Owston (contributor 47059231) .