Texas Family Group Sheet for the Bennett Davis Merritt Family


Husband: Bennett Davis MERRITT
Birthdate: 24 Dec 1866
Birthplace: Texarkana, Bowie, Texas, USA
Death date: 4 Oct 1939
Place of death: Mineral Wells, Palo Pinto, Texas, USA
Burial: Sturdivant Cemetery, Mineral Wells, Palo Pinto, Texas, USA
Father: James Wesley Merritt
Mother: Susan Cartwright

Marriage date: 20 Jul 1912
Marriage place: Caldwell County, Texas, USA

Wife: Mary Belle EASLEY
Birthdate: 5 May 1895
Birthplace: Elgin, Bastrop, Texas, USA
Death date: 16 Jan 1962
Place of death: Mineral Wells, Palo Pinto, Texas, USA
Burial: Sturdivant Cemetery, Mineral Wells, Palo Pinto, Texas, USA
Father: William R Easley
Mother: Ellen "Ella" Scott

CHILDREN

Child No. 1: John Wesley Merritt
Sex: M
Birthdate: 13 May 1913
Birthplace: Delhi, Caldwell, Texas, USA
Death date: 26 Oct 2005
Place of death: Mineral Wells, Palo Pinto, Texas, USA
Burial: Sturdivant Cemetery, Mineral Wells, Palo Pinto, Texas, USA
Marriage date: 3 Nov 1941
Marriage place: Eastland County, Texas, USA
Spouse's name: Lottie "Mae" Pauline Etheridge

Child No. 2: Owen Carlton Merritt
Sex: M
Birthdate: 9 Dec 1914
Birthplace: Caldwell County, Texas, USA
Death date: 18 Jun 2000
Place of death: Mineral Wells, Palo Pinto, Texas, USA
Burial: Sturdivant Cemetery, Mineral Wells, Palo Pinto, Texas, USA
Marriage date: abt 1838
Marriage place: Texas, USA
Spouse's name: Mary Louise Hicks

Child No. 3: Nora Mae Merritt
Sex: F
Birthdate: 1916
Birthplace: Bastrop County, Texas, USA
Death date:
Place of death:
Burial:
Marriage date: 2 Sep 1934
Marriage place: Rising Star, Eastland, Texas, USA
Spouse's name: Jay Loy Turner

Child No. 4: Mabel Mary "Gennie" Merritt
Sex: F
Birthdate: 21 Dec 1917
Birthplace: Bastrop, Bastrop, Texas, USA
Death date: 28 Dec 2008
Place of death: Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, USA
Burial: Sturdivant Cemetery, Mineral Wells, Palo Pinto, Texas, USA
Marriage date: 12 Jun 1937
Marriage place: Ranger, Eastland, Texas, USA
Spouse's name: Worth Hugo Ford

Child No. 5: Sue Ella Merritt
Sex: F
Birthdate: 22 May 1919
Birthplace: Bastrop, Bastrop, Texas, USA
Death date: 4 Sep 1980
Place of death: Shreveport, Caddo, Louisiana, USA
Burial: Evergreen Cemetery
Marriage date: 15 Nov 1936
Marriage place: Ranger, Eastland, Texas, USA
Spouse's name: Irby Ivan Woods

Child No. 6: Bennett "Buster" Davis Merritt, Jr
Sex: M
Birthdate: 28 May 1921
Birthplace: Rising Star, Eastland, Texas, USA
Death date: 27 Sep 1949
Place of death: Dallas, Dallas, Texas, USA
Burial: Sturdivant Cemetery, Mineral Wells, Palo Pinto, Texas, USA
Marriage date:
Marriage place:
Spouse's name: Mildred Aldridge Swinney

Child No. 7: Lou Emma Merritt
Sex: F
Birthdate: 27 Jul 1923
Birthplace: Rising Star, Eastland, Texas, USA
Death date: 28 Jun 2010
Place of death: Mineral Wells, Palo Pinto, Texas, USA
Burial: Sturdivant Cemetery, Mineral Wells, Palo Pinto, Texas, USA
Marriage date:
Marriage place:
Spouse's name: John Jay Warren

Child No. 8: Reba Juanita Merritt
Sex: F
Birthdate: 27 Sep 1925
Birthplace: Rising Star, Eastland, Texas, USA
Death date: 9 Apr 2014
Place of death: Parker County, Texas, USA
Burial: Indian Creek Cemetery, Mineral Wells, Palo Pinto, Texas, USA
Marriage date:
Marriage place:
Spouse's name: Pruitt Henry Reedy

Child No. 9: Thomas Edward "Edd" Merritt
Sex: M
Birthdate: 29 Jan 1927
Birthplace: Cross Plains, Callahan, Texas, USA
Death date: 13 Jan 1996
Place of death: Mineral Wells, Palo Pinto, Texas, USA
Burial: Sturdivant Cemetery, Mineral Wells, Palo Pinto, Texas, USA
Marriage date:
Marriage place:
Spouse's name:

Child No. 10: Raymond Randolph Merritt
Sex: M
Birthdate: 2 May 1929
Birthplace: Rising Star, Eastland, Texas, USA
Death date: 6 Aug 2003
Place of death: Mineral Wells, Palo Pinto, Texas, USA
Burial: Sturdivant Cemetery, Mineral Wells, Palo Pinto, Texas, USA
Marriage date:
Marriage place:
Spouse's name:

Child No. 11: Walter Scott Merritt
Sex: M
Birthdate: 22 Jun 1932
Birthplace: Cross Plains, Callahan, Texas, USA
Death date: 9 Nov 1994
Place of death: Mineral Wells, Palo Pinto, Texas, USA
Burial: Sturdivant Cemetery, Mineral Wells, Palo Pinto, Texas, USA
Marriage date: 26 Oct 1963
Marriage place: Clark County, Nevada, USA
Spouse's name: Sandra Lee Moss

Child No. 12: Joe Everett Merritt, Sr
Sex: M
Birthdate: 29 Nov 1934
Birthplace: Cross Plains, Callahan, Texas, USA
Death date: 11 Sep 1988
Place of death: Mineral Wells, Palo Pinto, Texas, USA
Burial: Sturdivant Cemetery, Mineral Wells, Palo Pinto, Texas, USA
Marriage date:
Marriage place:
Spouse's name: Sandra "Sandy" Lee Wyatt

Child No. 13: Trine Evans Merritt
Sex: M
Birthdate: 5 Jun 1938
Birthplace: Mineral Wells, Palo Pinto, Texas, USA
Death date: 14 Mar 2003
Place of death: Tennessee Colony, Anderson, Texas, USA
Burial: Sturdivant Cemetery, Mineral Wells, Palo Pinto, Texas, USA
Marriage date: 6 Oct 1978
Marriage place: Wichita County, Texas, USA
Spouse's name: Barbara Ellen Powell
 

Documentation:
* 1920 US Census, Justice Precinct 2, Bastrop Co, Texas;
* 1930 US Census, Cross Plains, Callahan, Texas;
* 1930 US Census, Cross Plains, Callahan, Texas;
* 1940 US Census, Mineral Wells, Palo Pinto, Texas;
* Baum-Carlock-Bumgardner Funeral Register, Mineral Wells, Palo Pinto, Texas;
* Caldwell County Marriage Book, p. 181, Certificate 10479;
* Yellowstone County Marriage Book, Certificate # 22085 dtd 14 Dec 1945 (this license for marriage of Mary Belle Easley to 2nd husband Emmanuel Hirschorn provides info on her date and place of birth and parent's names);
* Eastland County, Texas Marriage Book;
* Wichita County, Texas Marriage Book;
* Clark County, Nevada Marriage Book;
* Texas Department of Health, Birth Indexes, 1903-1997, Austin, Texas;
* Texas Department of Health, Texas Death Indexes, 1903-2000, Austin, TX;
* Find-A-Grave Memorial [FAGM] #5089474;
* FAGM #6444251;
* FAGM #30120842;
* FAGM #6444223;
* FAGM #35850222;
* FAGM #103312410;
* FAGM #6444264;
* FAGM #54304188;
* FAGM #141018320;
* FAGM #6444231;
* FAGM #30120951;
* FAGM #6444234;
* FAGM #6444240;
* FAGM #30151715.
 

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