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Isaac Newton Merrifield & Francis J. Cox

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Husband

 Isaac Newton Merrifield

  (day-mo-year) Place -- City; Township; County; State; Country [Source]
Birth Apr 1839 West Virginia  (birth month, year and state from 1900 census)
Marriage 28 May 1865 Gallia, Ohio  (Ohio, Marriages, 1803-1900)
Death 8 Dec 1915 Marion, West Virginia  [ death-register page 116, line 5 ]
Burial Maple Grove Cemetery, Fairmont, Marion, West Virginia  [ Find-a-Grave Memorial ]
his Father Nelson Merrifield
his Mother Elizabeth "Eliza" Riggs
Notes about Husband: cause-of-death: Pneumonia (at age 76y-8m-5d)
Wife

Frances J. "Fannie" Cox

  (day-mo-year) Place -- City; Township; County; State; Country [Source]
Birth Oct 1848 West Virginia  (birth month, year and state from 1900 census)
Death 22 Aug 1914 Marion, West Virginia  [ death-register page 114, line 28 ]
Burial Maple Grove Cemetery, Fairmont, Marion, West Virginia  [ Find-a-Grave Memorial ]
her Father  
her Mother  
Notes about Wife: cause-of-death: Cancer (at age 65y-8m)
Children (day-mo-year) Place -- City; Township; County; State; Country [Source] Spouse
1 M Charles L. Merrifield b
29 Oct 1867
Union Distr, Marion, WV  [ birth-register pg 51, line 281 ] (sp. 1882-1962)
m
9 Jan 1908
Marion, WV  [ marriage-license page 71 ] Alta Vandrvort Salter
d
1 Mar 1932
Watson, Marion, WV  [ death-certificate #3708 ] bur: Maple Grove Cem
2 F Effa Merrifield b
1869
WV  (birth-year based on age 1 in the 1870 census) died at age 9y-9m
d
6 Dec 1878
Marion, WV  [ death-register page 55, line 83 ]  
3 F Caroline Merrifield b
14 Sep 1880
Marion, WV  [ birth-register page 184, line 242 ] died at age 9y
d
15 Mar 1889
Palatine, Marion, WV  [ death-register page 20, line 61 ]  
4 M Robert S. Merrifield b
4 Jun 1882
Marion, WV  [ birth-register page 208, line 284 ]  
m
10 Aug 1904
(m1) Fairmont, Marion, WV  [ marriage-license pg 573 ] Myrtle Ida Shafer [ d. 1936 ]
m
20 Jul 1937
(m2)  Monongalia, WV  [ marriage-license page 366 ] Stella O. Brown Henderson
d
2 Sep 1951
Fairmont, Marion, WV  [ death-certificate #11442 ] bur: Maple Grove Cem.
Notes about Children:
1) Charles L. Merrifield - the cemetery on his death-certificate is "Woodlawn", however his tombstone is in Maple Grove Cemetery.

Census Analysis

Head of Household:  Isaac Newton Merrifield Spouse:  Fannie Cox
Date / Place of Birth: 1839  /   WV Date / Place of Birth: 1848  /  WV
Date / Place of Death: 1915  /  Marion, WV Date / Place of Death: 1914  /  Marion, WV
Marriage Date / Place: 1865  /  Gallia, Ohio
1850 ST Va COUNTY: Marion Twp The Eastern District Pg#   133b  
11-year-old Isaac N. Merrifield is with his parents, Nelson Merrifield (age 42) & Eliza (age 32).
Siblings: Louisa (9), Edmund (7), Camden (5), Samuel K. (4), Clarke (2), and Rebecca (1/12)
1860 ST Va COUNTY: Marion Twp Third Magisterial District Pg# #73 & 74
21-year-old Isaac N. Merrifield is with his parents, Nelson Merrifield (age 52) & Eliza (age 41).
Siblings: Edmund (17), Camden (15), Samuel C. (14), Clark (11), Rebecca (9), Albert (4) and Rosalie (2).
1870 ST WV COUNTY: Marion Twp Palatine Pg#  no. 5  
Name Age BP Occupation / Additional Information
Merrifield, Isaac N. 30 Va Farmer & Lumberer; Real-Estate value $3,000; Personal-Estate value $600.
", Fannie 22 Ohio Keeping house
", Charles 2 WV at home
", Effa 1 WV at home
May, Jennie 19 Va at school
Lines 25-29; Enum-Dwelling #32; Enum-Family #37
1880 ST WV COUNTY: Marion ED ED:85; Palatine Pg# no. 3  
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Occupation / Additional Information
Merrifield, Newt 40 WV WV-WV; married; Farmer
", Fannie (wife) 32 WV WV-WV; married
", Charles (son) 12 WV WV-WV; attended school during the year
Merchant Street; Lines 24-26; Enum-Dwelling #25; Enum-Family #28
1900 ST WV COUNTY: Marion ED ED:51; Fairmont, 1st Ward; Union District Pg# Sheet 9A
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Birth mo/year; Occupation / Additional Information
Merrifield, Newton (head) 61 WV WV-WV; born Apr 1839; married-35-years; Grocer; Owns-home, free-of-mortgage
", Fannie (wife) 51 WV WV-WV; born Oct 1848; married-35-years; 4-children-born / 2-living
", Charlie (son) 32 WV WV-WV; born Oct 1867; single; Coal Clerk
", Robert (son) 17 WV WV-WV; born June 1882; single
Lines 39-42; Enum-Dwelling #161; Enum-Family #174
1910 ST WV COUNTY: Marion ED ED:58; Fairmont, 1st Ward Pg# Sh6B &6A 
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Occupation / Additional Information
Merrifield, Newton (head) 71 WV WV-WV; married-45-years; Own Account; Owns-home, free-of-mortgage
", Fannie (wife) 64 OH WV-WV; married-45-years; 4-children-born / 2-living
Ruble, Olney (roomer) 28 WV WV-WV; divorced; Merchant, Confectioner
Summers, Wayne (roomer) 20 WV WV-WV; single; Laborer, Brewery; attended school during the year
Lines 100(6B) & 1-3(6A); Enum-Dwelling #98; Enum-Family #121

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