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Elizabeth "Bessie" L.

Female 1873 - 1962


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  • Born  Jun 1873  Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender  Female 
    Died  26 Feb 1962  [2
    Buried  Jackson, Madison County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID  I48  Nashville
    Last Modified  12 Dec 2007 

    Family  Austin Raymond Merry, Sr.,   b. 06 Jun 1854, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 05 Dec 1921, Jackson, Madison County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    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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    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.
    At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.

    Headstones
    Elizabeth 'Bessie' L. Merry is buried in Mt. Olivet Cemetery
    Elizabeth "Bessie" L. Merry is buried in Mt. Olivet Cemetery

  • Notes 
    • middle initial "L" came from cemetery listing on tngenweb

  • Sources 
    1. [S19] Mt. Olivet Cemetery Listing: Madison County TNGenWeb, (http://www.tngenweb.org/records/madison/blackcem/03-mo-w.htm).
      has birth date of 26 Nov 1876.

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