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 Ida Jane <I>Cox</I> Merritt

Ida Jane Cox Merritt

Bertie County, North Carolina, USA
Death 25 Dec 1941 (aged 82)
Bartholomew County, Indiana, USA
Burial Walesboro, Bartholomew County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID 39449878 · View Source
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Evening Republican
Friday, December 26, 1941
Mrs. Ida Jane Merritt, 82, widow of Benjamin F. Merritt, died at 1:55 o'clock yesterday afternoon at the family home in the Sweet Ireland neighborhood. She was taken ill about two weeks ago of pneumonia, but was recovering when she suffered a relapse a few days ago.

Funeral services will be held at 1:30 o'clock Saturday afternoon at the Barkes and Albright funeral home. The Rev. T.K. Smith will be in charge. Burial will be made in Daugherty Cemetery south of Walesboro. The casket will be open at 6 o'clock tonight and until time of services.

Mrs. Merritt spent practically all her life in the county. She was married in 1881 to Mr. Merritt and lived in the Sweet Ireland neighborhood after that. She was one of the oldest members of the Ogilville Christian church.

Survivors are three sons, Earl at home, Thomas and Alva of Rush county; 10 grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and a brother, Thomas Cox of Waymansville.

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Gravesite Details Obit courtesy of Donna Kuhlman.





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  • Added: 14 Jul 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 39449878
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Ida Jane Cox Merritt (Jun 1859–25 Dec 1941), Find A Grave Memorial no. 39449878, citing Daugherty Cemetery, Walesboro, Bartholomew County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by R & S Fine (contributor 46620684) .