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Edmund Merrifield & Priscilla Linn Courtney

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Family Group Report

Husband

 Edmund Merrifield

  (day-mo-year) Place -- City; Township; County; State; Country [Source]
Birth 1844 Marion, West Virginia
Marriage 3 Jan 1871 Palatine, Marion, West Virginia  [ marriage-register page 47, line 2 ]
Death 12 Mar 1892 Palatine, Marion, West Virginia  [ death-register page 120, line 35 ]
Burial Maple Grove Cemetery, Fairmont, Marion, West Virginia  [ Find-a-Grave Memorial ]
his Father Nelson Merrifield
his Mother Eliza Riggs
Notes about Husband: cause-of-death: of Lungs at age 48 years; Civil War Veteran  [ headstone-application ]
Wife

 Priscilla Linn Courtney

  (day-mo-year) Place -- City; Township; County; State; Country [Source]
Birth 16 Sep 1849 West Virginia  (birth-date/state from death-certificate)
Death 26 Nov 1927 Fairmont, Marion, WV  [ death-certificate #14544 ]
Burial Maple Grove Cemetery, Fairmont, Marion, West Virginia  [ Find-a-Grave Memorial ]
her Father Isaac Courtney
her Mother Sarah Linn
Notes about Wife: cause-of-death: Chronic Colitis / Arterio Sclerosis at age 78y-2m-10d
Children (day-mo-year) Place -- City; Township; County; State; Country [Source] Spouse
1 F Florence B. Merrifield
"Flora"
b 25 Dec 1871 Marion, WV  [ birth-register page 88, line 217 ]  
m 27 Apr 1893 Palatine, Marion, WV  [ marriage-license page 172 ] Charles D. Hough
d 3 Feb 1900 Fairmont, Marion, WV  [ death-register page 71, line 174 ] bur: Maple Grove Cem.
2 M Leslie B. Merrifield b 1875 WV (age 5 in the 1880 census)  
m      
d      
3 M C. E. Merrifield b May 1875 WV (age 25 in the 1900 census)  
m      
d      
4 M Thomas A. Merrifield b 28 Nov 1876 Marion, WV  [ birth-register page 140, line 291 ]  
m      
d      
5 M Melville R. Merrifield b 13 Feb 1887 Fairmont, Marion, WV  (birth-date/place from death-cert) [ sp. 1886-1944 d.c. ]
m 24 May 1905 Fairmont, Marion, WV  [ marriage-license page 278 ] Osie/Ocie A. Hudgins
d 15 May 1949 Clarksburg, Harrison, WV  [ death-certificate #7315 ] bur: Maple Grove Cem.
Notes about Children:

Census Analysis

Head of Household:  Edmund Merrifield Spouse:  Priscilla Linn Courtney
Date / Place of Birth: 1844  /  Marion, WV Date / Place of Birth: 1849  /  Marion, WV
Date / Place of Death: 1892  /  Marion, WV Date / Place of Death: 1927  /  Marion, WV
Marriage Date / Place: 1871  /  Marion, WV
1870 ST WV COUNTY: Marion Twp Union Township; PO: Fairmont Pg# no. 5  
Name Age BP Occupation / Additional Information
20-yr-old Priscilla L. Courtney is with her parents, Isaac Courtney (age 72) & Sarah L. (age 54).
Siblings: Molly R. (20), Nancy B. (14); Another household member: Sarah Hoffman (age 52)
1880 ST WV COUNTY: Marion ED ED:85, Palatine Pg# no. 3  
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Occupation / Additional Information
Merrifield, E. 35 WV WV-WV; married; Farmer
", Priscilla (wife) 31 WV WV-WV; married; Keeping house
", Florence B. (dau) 9 WV WV-WV
", Leslie B. (son) 5 WV WV-WV
", Thomas A. (son) 3 WV WV-WV
Merchant Street; Lines 19-23; Enum-Dwelling #24; Enum-Family #27
1900 ST WV COUNTY: Marion ED ED:51; Union District Pg# Sheet 5B
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Birth mo/year; Occupation / Additional Information
Merrifield, P. L. (head) 50 WV WV-WV; born Sept 1849; widow; Owns-home, free-of-mortgage
", C. E. (son) 25 WV WV-WV; born May 1875; single; Clerk, for Coal Co.
", Thomas (son) 23 WV WV-WV; born Nov 1876; single; Glass Blower
", Melville (son) 13 WV WV-WV; born Feb 1887; attended school 7 months during the year
Courtney, Sarah (mother) 84 WV WV-WV; born Apr 1816; widow; 10-children-born / 2-living
Merchant Street; Lines 92-96; Enum-Dwelling #94; Enum-Family #103
1910 ST WV COUNTY: Marion ED ED:58; Fairmont, 1st Ward Pg# Sheet 15A
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Occupation / Additional Information
Merrifield, Milvill (head) 23 WV WV-WV; 1st-marriage; married-5-years; Breakman, Railroad; Rents-home
", Osie (wife) 23 Va WV-WV; 1st-marriage; married-5-years; 2-children-born / 2-living
", Albert (son) 3 WV WV-Va
", Broox (son) 2 WV WV-Va
", Priscilla L. (mother) 60 WV WV-WV; widow
Courtney, Sarah (gr-mother) 94 WV Pa-Pa; widow
Wilson Street; Lines 28-33; Enum-Dwelling #287; Enum-Family #334
1920 ST WV COUNTY: Marion ED ED:17; Fairmont, 1st Ward Pg# Sheet 20A
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Occupation / Additional Information
Merrifield, Priscilla L. (head) 70 WV WV-WV; widow; Owns-home, mortgaged
", Melville (son) 32 WV WV-WV; married; Conductor, B&O RR
", Osie (dau-in-law) 33 Va Va-Va; married
", Albert (son) -- (gr-son) 13 WV WV-Va; attended school during the year
", Broox (son) -- (gr-son) 11 WV WV-Va; attended school during the year
", Arlington (son) -- (gr-son) 9 WV WV-Va; attended school during the year
", Eldon (son) -- (gr-son) 7 WV WV-Va; attended school during the year
Smith, Helen (Domestic) 33 WV WV-WV; Domestic
Wilson Street; Lines 31-38; Enum-Dwelling #361; Enum-Family #459

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