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MERRIAM, Chester Leo

Male 1894 - 1945  (~ 50 years)


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  • Name MERRIAM, Chester Leo   [1
    Born Mar 1894  Vashon Island, King Co, Washington, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Emigration 1906  , , Alberta, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    from United States 
    Residence 1932  Dalroy, , Alberta, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Died 1945  Calgary, , Alberta, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Buried Calgary, , Alberta, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • Burnsland Cemetery
    Notes 
    • (1) Chester Merriam from the USA and Mrs Merriam, formerly Deborah Salis from England, lived in Dalroy District from 1910 to 1940, when they moved to Calgary, Alberta. Mr Merriam did not farm as he was always in poor health. At first they lived at the northeast corner 1/4, 34/24, but later moved to the house on Homer Owens' land, northwest 1/3, 34/24. Their children, who attended Albertson School, were Elsie ( Mrs Robert McNeil) and Albert, Lawrence, Wilfred, Edward and Douglas.

      (2) Was a market gardener in Meota, Alberta (? check with Kit Cutting - reference to Deborah?)

      SOURCE: Saddles, Sleighs and Sadirons Publication Information Chestermere Historical Society Chestermere, Alberta - 1971, page 190

      Notes compiled by: Kit Cutting
    Person ID I1729  SEQUOIA
    Last Modified 11 Feb 2016 

    Father MERRIAM, Albert Edward,   b. 10 Jul 1867, Chatsworth, Grey Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Sep 1932, Dalroy, , Alberta, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Mother MATHIS, Susan Ann,   b. 4 Jul 1873, Mount Holly, Burlington Co, New Jersey, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 May 1911, Calgary, , Alberta, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years) 
    Married 10 Jul 1893  Seattle, King Co, Washington, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Family ID F438  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family SALLIS, Deborah S,   b. 1893, Hyde, Cheshire, , England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1948, Calgary, , Alberta, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years) 
    Children 
     1. MERRIAM, Edward
    +2. MERRIAM, Douglas
     3. MERRIAM, Elsie,   b. 1915, , , Alberta, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +4. MERRIAM, Albert,   b. April 2 1915, Calgary, , Alberta, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jun 1965, Vancouver, , British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 50 years)
     5. MERRIAM, Lawrence
     6. MERRIAM, Wilfred,   b. 21 Sept 1920, Calgary, , Alberta, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 May 1982, Vancouver, , British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
    Last Modified 24 Oct 2016 
    Family ID F692  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Mar 1894 - Vashon Island, King Co, Washington, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEmigration - from United States - 1906 - , , Alberta, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1932 - Dalroy, , Alberta, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1945 - Calgary, , Alberta, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Calgary, , Alberta, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S240] DEATH Record: Massachusetts, USA (Reliability: 2).
      actual text fathers name on son Wilfreds death record Chester "Leo" MERRIAM

    2. [S287] 1901 CENSUS: Ontario, CANADA, (1901 census of Canada. RG 31. Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, Ontario.), Shows March 1894 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S425] 1911 CENSUS: Ontario, CANADA, (1911 census of Canada. RG 31. Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, Ontario.), Shows March 1894 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S470] Personal Knowledge of: BROWN, Norah.

    5. [S467] 1900 CENSUS: North Dakota, USA, (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration.) (Reliability: 2).

    6. [S640] 1916 CENSUS: CANADA, Alberta (Reliability: 2).

    7. [S797] WEBSITE: Peel's Praire Provinces , (http:/peel.library,ualberta.ca), Newspaper - The Strathmore Standard, September 21, 1932 (Reliability: 2).
      Actual text: Chester I of Dalroy on father's obituary.

    8. [S142] WEBSITE: Find a Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=Merriam&GSiman=1&GScid=1981495&GRid=137456858& (Reliability: 2).