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Austin Raymond Merry, Sr.

Male 1854 - 1921


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  • Suffix  Sr. 
    Born  06 Jun 1854  Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender  Male 
    Died  05 Dec 1921  Jackson, Madison County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4
    Age: 67 
    Buried  Y  [1
    Person ID  I16  Nashville
    Last Modified  25 Jul 2012 

    Father  Liverpool Napoleon Merry,   b. abt. 1826, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Leah,   b. abt. 1835, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F6  Group Sheet

    Family 1  Maggie V. Rankin,   d. 1895 
    Married  10 Apr 1881  Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Children 
     1. Hellen L. Merry,   b. Jul 1891, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  11 Dec 2007 
    Family ID  F17  Group Sheet

    Family 2  Elizabeth "Bessie" L.,   b. Jun 1873, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Feb 1962 
    Married  abt. 1900 
    Children 
     1. Austin Merry, Jr.,   b. 03 Nov 1900, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Oct 1948
     2. Williard Merry,   b. abt. 1903, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Elizabeth Merry,   b. 06 Aug 1903, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jul 1930
     4. Dorothy Merry,   b. 06 Aug 1903, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Nov 1943
     5. Mary Katherine Merry,   b. abt. 1905, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Preston Merry,   b. abt. 1907, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Allen Merry,   b. abt. 1912, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Elmer Merry,   b. abt. 1912, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. J.S. Merry
    Last Modified  11 Dec 2007 
    Family ID  F16  Group Sheet

  • Documents

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    Marriage Certificate: Austin R. Merry & Maggie V. Rankin
    Marriage Certificate: Austin R. Merry & Maggie V. Rankin
    1900 TN Census: Austin & Bessie Merry
    1900 TN Census: Austin & Bessie Merry
    Enumeration Date: 11 Jun 1900
    Enumeration District: 104
    Sheet: 12A
    Location: Jackson, Madison County, Tennessee

    Family #442
    South Church Street

    1. Austin R - born Jun 1854, age 46, teacher
    2. Bessie - born Nov 1873, age 26
    3. Hellen L. - daughter, born Jul 1891, age 8

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    1910 TN Census: Austin & Elizabeth Merry
    1910 TN Census: Austin & Elizabeth Merry
    Enumeration Date: 15 Apr 1910
    Enumeration District: 168
    Sheet: 2A
    Location: Jackson, Madison County, Tennessee

    Dwelling #412
    South Church Street

    1. Prof. Austin R. Merry - age 55, second marriage, married 10 years, principal at city school
    2. Elizabeth - age 35, first marriage, six kids, six kids still alive
    3. Hellen L. - daughter, age 17
    4. Austin R. Jr - son, age 9
    5. Williard - daughter, age 7
    6. Elizabeth - daughter, age 6
    7. Dorothy - daughter, age 6
    8. Mary C. - daughter, age 5
    9. Preston - daughter, age 3

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    At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.
    Death Certificate: Austin R. Merry
    Death Certificate: Austin R. Merry
    Informant: Bessie Merry
    Father: Napoleon Merry

    Headstones
    Austin Merry Sr. is buried in Mt. Olivet Cemetery
    Austin Merry Sr. is buried in Mt. Olivet Cemetery

  • Notes 
    • [6]

  • Sources 
    1. [S12] Death Certificate.

    2. [S19] Mt. Olivet Cemetery Listing: Madison County TNGenWeb, (http://www.tngenweb.org/records/madison/blackcem/03-mo-w.htm).
      has birth year of 1855.

    3. [S3] Tennesse Death Index, http://www.state.tn.us/tsla/history/vital/tndeath...

    4. [S19] Mt. Olivet Cemetery Listing: Madison County TNGenWeb, (http://www.tngenweb.org/records/madison/blackcem/03-mo-w.htm).

    5. [S7] Marriages Recorded in Nashville, 1864-1905 , (http://library.nashville.org/localhistory/his_lochisindexes.asp#marriages).

    6. [S18] Catalogue of the Officers and Students of Fisk University, Nashville TN 1897-1898, (http://books.google.com/books?id=tfE2AAAAMAAJ), 78.
      http://tinyurl.com/2duhfw