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Elizabeth "Lizzie" J. Merry

Female abt. 1856 -


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  • Born  abt. 1856  Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Female 
    Person ID  I4  Nashville
    Last Modified  7 Dec 2007 

    Father  Nelson Grover Merry,   b. 10 Jul 1824, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jul 1884, Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Mary Ann Jones,   b. 12 Jan 1828, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Oct 1917, Davidson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F1  Group Sheet

    Family  George D. Olden,   b. 1845, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  22 May 1878  Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Children 
     1. Willa Mae Olden,   b. abt. 1879, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
    >2. James Clarence Olden, Sr.,   b. 02 May 1884, Murfreesboro, Rutherford County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. abt. Dec 1954
    Last Modified  12 Dec 2007 
    Family ID  F10  Group Sheet

  • Documents

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    1860 TN Census: Nelson & Mary Merry
    1860 TN Census: Nelson & Mary Merry
    Enumeration Date: 29 Sep 1860
    Page: 156
    Location: Nashville Ward 4, Davidson County, Tennessee

    1. Nelson G. - age 40
    2. Mary - age 30
    3. John Wesley - age 11
    4. Ann Maria - age 8
    5. Elizabeth - age 4
    6. Nancy - age 3
    7. Adella - age 9 months

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    1870 TN Census: Nelson & Mary Merry
    1870 TN Census: Nelson & Mary Merry
    Enumeration Date: 22 Jun 1870
    Page No: 9
    Location: Nashville Ward 4, Davidson County, Tennessee

    Dwelling #40
    1. Nelson Merry - M, B, married, Minister, $3000 real estate, $200 personal estate, born in KY
    2. Mary Ann - F, B, age 40, born in TN
    3. Lizzie - F, B, age 15, attending school
    4. Nancy - F, B, age 14
    5. Idella - F, B, age 10
    6. James - M, B, age 5
    7. Sidney - F, B, age 80, born in VA

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    1880 TN Census: George & Lizzie Olden
    1880 TN Census: George & Lizzie Olden
    Enumeration Date: 24 Jun 1880
    Enumeration District: 200
    Page: 72
    Location: Murfreesboro, Rutherford County, Tennessee

    Dwelling #614
    1. George Olden - age 32, born in KY, parents born in KY, minister
    2. Lizzie - wife, age 24, born in TN, father born in KY, mother born in TN
    3. Willie Mae - daughter, age 1, born in TN

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    Freedman Bank Record: Elizabeth Merry
    Freedman Bank Record: Elizabeth Merry
    Date: 29 Jun 1872
    Born: Nashville
    Occupation: School Teacher
    Father: Nelson G.
    Mother: Mary A.
    Siblings: John, Jimmy, Nannie, Emma, Adella
    Marriage Certificate: George Olden & Lizzie Merry
    Marriage Certificate: George Olden & Lizzie Merry
    N.G. Merry signed.

  • Sources 
    1. [S7] Marriages Recorded in Nashville, 1864-1905 , (http://library.nashville.org/localhistory/his_lochisindexes.asp#marriages).
      Marriage Book 7, pg. 77

    2. [S20] Marriage Certificate.