Levi I. Mercer

Levi I. Mercer

Birth
Minnesota, USA
Death 16 Dec 1925 (aged 63)
Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, USA
Burial Cumby, Hopkins County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 60628726 · View Source
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Suffering from a brain concussion, a severely lacerated scalp amd possibly a fracture of the skull, Levi I. Mercer, 63 years old, 305 South Windomere Avenue, was removed in the emergency ambulance to Parkland Hospital shortly after 6 o'clock Monday night. He was hurt when struck by an automobile at Main and Crowdus Streets, East Dallas. Dr. J. W. Bass of the Emergency Hospial says he believes the injuries will prove fatal.

S. L. Nance, driver of a rent car, told police he was driving the machine which struck Mr. Mercer.


Dallas News
12-01-1925






Cumby, Hopkins Co., Texas, Dec. 19 --- Levi I. Mercer, who died in Dallas from effects of injuries received in an automobile accident there, was buried here. Mr. Mercer was born Jan. 26, 1862, coming to Texas with his parents in 1871. On the trip down the Mississippi from St. Louis, they traveled to New Orleans on the Robert E. Lee, which had just the year before made the race with the Natchez from New Orleans to St. Louis. Mr. Mercer's father and the captain of the Robert E. Lee had been boyhood chums.

His parents located in Hunt County, but soon moved into Hopkins, where the younger Mercer resided nearly fifty years. He taught school at Miller Grove, moving to this place in 1892, where for many years he conducted a fire insurance agency. He was also connected with a retail grocery business here for several years and along about 1898, served a term in the Legislature from this county.

Dallas News
12-20-1925



d cert: son of William Mercer & Sarah Ann Donally.


1900 TX census, born Jan 1862 in Minnesota. Has wife Fannie and 3 children.


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  • Created by: Carol Moore
  • Added: 25 Oct 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 60628726
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Levi I. Mercer (26 Jan 1862–16 Dec 1925), Find A Grave Memorial no. 60628726, citing Cumby Cemetery, Cumby, Hopkins County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Carol Moore (contributor 46944791) .