Mercer Elverta Irene

Female 1917 - 1980  (62 years)


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  • Name Mercer Elverta Irene 
    Born 13 Jul 1917  Grant City, Worth, Missouri, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • July, 2007: Copy of birth certificate given to Carol Petranek from Sandra Sue Elliott Turner.
    Gender Female 
    Census 1920  [2
    MRIN 65 - Elliott, Woodrow Wilson 
    _FSFTID M4MD-FKY 
    _UID 382D1881554149F093491AD1E4FD24AD46D5 
    Buried Jul 1980  Denver, Worth, Missouri, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Death: Buried in Miller Cemetery, Denver, Missouri. Source: Ruby DeShazer
      Mercer, newspaper article.
    Died 3 Jul 1980  Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Letter given to Carol Petranek from Sandra Sue Elliott Turner in July 2007:
      April 18, 1955
      State of Missouri, County of Worth
      I, J. Harry Kibbe, Judge of the Probate Court within and for the County of Worth in the State of Missouri, do hereby certify that I have this day examined "Record of Attendance of School District #37 of WSorth County, Missouri" for the school year 1927 and 1928. That under date August 29, 1927, Elverta Mercer is listed as a pupil her age given as 10 years. The date of her birth being July 13, 1917 makes this statement correct.

      In Witness Whereof I have hereunto set my hand and affixed the seal of said Court. Done at my office in Grant City, Missouri, this April 18, 1955. Signed, J. Harry Kibbe, Judge of Probate Court, Worth County, Missouri.

      # # #

      Letter given to Carol Petranek from Sandra Sue Elliott Turner in July 2007:
      April 15, 1955
      State of Missouri, County of Worth
      I, J. Harry Kibbe, Judge of the Probate Court within and for the County of Worth in the State of Missouri, do hereby certify that I have this day examined a Holy Bible belonging to Elmer Mercer of Grant City, Missouri. That from examination of said Bible I find the family record of Elmer Mercer and wife Lulu Florence Arnold, which said record reads in part as follows:

      FAMILY - RECORD Births:
      Cleo Lester Mercer, was born June 27, 1909
      Elverta Irene Mercer, was born July 13, 1917
      Buelah Fern Mercer, was born October 30, 1923

      I further certify that the Bible the paper and ink all indicate that the entries were made at or about the time of birth and that there are no alerations.

      In Witness Whereof I have hereunto set my hand and affixed the seal of said Court. Done at my office in Grant City, Missouri, this 15th day of April, 1955. Signed, J. Harry Kibbe, Judge of Probate Court, Worth County, Missouri.
      # # #
    Person ID I138  Petranek-Mercer
    Last Modified 18 Aug 2014 

    Father Mercer Elmer,   b. 27 Jun 1881, Clearfield, Grant Twp, Taylor, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Oct 1963, Grant City, Fletchall Twp, Worth Co, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Mother Arnold Lulu Florence,   b. 3 Mar 1886, Grafton, , West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Mar 1980, Grant City, Worth, Missouri, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years) 
    Married 14 Mar 1906  Grant City, Worth, Missouri, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Photos
    Mercer, Elmer & Lulu Arnold
    Mercer, Elmer & Lulu Arnold
    Family ID F47  Group Sheet

    Family Elliott Woodrow Wilson,   b. 9 Jul 1914, Albany , Gentry, Missouri, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Oct 1986, Ladson, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 12 May 1941  [3
    • Copy of Marriage Certificate given to Carol Petranek by Sandra Sue Elliott Turner in July 2007.

      Wedding announcement given to Carol Petranek by Sandra Sue Elliott Turner in July 2007:

      ELLIOTT-MERCER

      The wedding of Miss Elverta Mercer and Mr. Woodrow Elliott took place Monday morning, May 12 in the Methodist parsonage. The Rev. J. H. Wubben read the single ring ceremony. The only attendants were the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Mercer who acted as witnesses.

      The bride was gowned in a blue redingote and wore a white hat.

      Miss Mercer was graduated from the high school at Columbia, Mo. She is well known here, being an active member of the Methodist church and secretary of the Wesleyan guild. She has been employed for some time in the office of Drs. Ross and Gromer.

      The groom is the son of Mrs. Emma Elliott of Darlington. He is the Methodist minister of the Darlington-McFall circuit. The coule will reside in the Methodist parsonage at Darlington, Mo. The best wishes of their many friends go with them.

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    Children 
     1. Living
    Last Modified 28 Jan 2015 
    Family ID F65  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S5] Birth certificate or official birth record.

    2. [S36] 1920 US Federal Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M88V-QN2.

    3. [S15] Marriage Certificate.


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