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VAN METER, Mary Edith

VAN METER, Mary Edith

Female 1862 - 1942

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  • Name  VAN METER, Mary Edith   [1
    Born  4 Nov 1862  Yorktown, Henry Co, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender  Female 
    Died  21 Mar 1942  Ogden, Boone Co, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried  Ogden, Boone Co, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Glenwood Cemetery
    Notes 
    • Mary Edith Van Meter was born November 4, 1862 at Yorktown, Henry County, IL. She was married to Edward Lyman Merriam at Morrison, IL on January 19, 1880. She was the mother of twelve children - one died at birth: Stella, Gertrude, Wilbur, Edward, Emery, Melvin, Ethel, Louise, Mildred, (twin that died), Ortiz, and Isabelle. She was a grand mother and sister, always so kind to everyone. Besides raising her own children, she raised one of Cynthia's boys, Devere Pugsley.

      Source: Van Meter family history handwritten by Elizabeth Van Meter Lemire, Mary Edith Van Meter's sister.
    Person ID  I50202  SEQUOIA
    Last Modified  5 Jun 2015 

    Family  MERRIAM, Edward Lyman Dr,   b. 22 Mar 1859, Kickapoo, Leavenworth Co, Kansas, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jan 1924, Ogden, Boone Co, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  19 Jan 1880  Morrison, Whiteside Co, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     01. MERRIAM, Stella May,   b. 16 Jun 1883, Freeport, Stephenson Co, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Oct 1973, Perry, Dallas Co, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    >02. MERRIAM, Emma Gertrude,   b. 4 Apr 1885, Springfield, Bon Homme Co, South Dakota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Aug 1957, Stratford, Hamilton Co, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    >03. MERRIAM, Wilbur Alva,   b. 30 May 1887, Avon, Bon Homme Co, South Dakota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jul 1954, Ogden, Boone Co, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    >04. MERRIAM, Edward Justin,   b. 21 Apr 1889, St Edward, Boone Co, Nebraska, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jun 1981, Ogden, Boone Co, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
     05. MERRIAM, Emery Russell,   b. 14 Feb 1891, , Boone Co, Nebraska, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 May 1975, Wood, Wood Co, Wisconsin, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    >06. MERRIAM, Ethel Theodosia,   b. 3 May 1893, Ogden, Boone Co, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jun 1985, Boone, Boone Co, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    >07. MERRIAM, Melvin Ernest Sr,   b. 18 Jan 1896, Ogden, Boone Co, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Oct 1973, Boone, Boone Co, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
     08. MERRIAM, Ortiz Wesley,   b. 27 Sep 1898, Ogden, Boone Co, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 May 1980, Ogden, Boone Co, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    >09. MERRIAM, Louise Deltha,   b. 7 Feb 1901, Ogden, Boone Co, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Apr 1990, Mitchellville, Polk Co, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    >10. MERRIAM, Mildred Eudora,   b. 29 Aug 1902, Ogden, Boone Co, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Oct 1975, Boone, Boone Co, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
     11. MERRIAM, Unnamed Child,   b. 29 Aug 1902, Ogden, Boone Co, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Aug 1902, Ogden, Boone Co, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
     12. MERRIAM, Isabelle Geneva,   b. 21 Aug 1904, Ogden, Boone Co, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Oct 1988, Ogden, Boone Co, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  30 Sep 2012 
    Family ID  F6574  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 4 Nov 1862 - Yorktown, Henry Co, Illinois, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 19 Jan 1880 - Morrison, Whiteside Co, Illinois, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 21 Mar 1942 - Ogden, Boone Co, Iowa, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Ogden, Boone Co, Iowa, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Photo: VAN METER, Mary Edith b 4 Nov 1862
    Photo: VAN METER, Mary Edith b 4 Nov 1862
    Wife of Dr. Edward Lyman Merriam

    Histories
    Obituary: MERRIAM, Edith (Van Meter) b 4 Nov 1862
    Obituary: MERRIAM, Edith (Van Meter) b 4 Nov 1862
    As it appeared in the Ogden Reporter, Ogden Iowa, March, 1942

  • Sources 
    1. [S356] Personal Knowledge of: PETERSON, Jan Shoeman.

    2. [S142] WEBSITE: FIND A GRAVE, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=27347108 (Reliability: 2).