Mercer Elmer[1, 2, 3, 4]

Male 1881 - 1963  (82 years)


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  • Name Mercer Elmer 
    Born 27 Jun 1881  Clearfield, Grant Twp, Taylor, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    _FSFTID M4MD-DD5 
    _UID D8689C93F9F542319DAF2A69ABE91A59B6C5 
    Buried Oct 1963  Grant City, Fletchall Twp, Worth Co, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 4 Oct 1963  Grant City, Fletchall Twp, Worth Co, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Notes 
    • No middle name.

      Birth: No record of birth was found in Ringgold, Union, Adam or Taylor
      Counties, Iowa. We assume he was born at home as was common at the time.
      Marvin Mercer's records indicate he was born near Clearfield Iowa which is
      where Samuel owned a farm. Refer to notes for Samuel Mercer regarding place of
      residence.

      Marriage: Married at bride's home, verified marriage certificate i n Grant City
      Courthouse. Lulu was from Grant City at time of marriage.

      Death: Buried in Grant City Cemetery. Death date from tombstone.

      Iowa State Census 1885
      born 1882 in Adams
      source: Quigg, Gary, comp., Iowa State Census 1885 (Provo, UT, USA, Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2003), www.ancestry.com, Database online.

      1900 Federal Census
      Name: Elmer Mercer
      Home in 1900: Grant, Ringgold, Iowa
      Age: 18
      Birth Date: Jun 1881
      Birthplace: Iowa
      Race: White
      Gender: Male
      Relationship to Head of House: Son
      Father's name: Samuel O Mercer
      Father's Birthplace: Ohio
      Mother's name: Ellen Mercer
      Mother's Birthplace: Iowa
      Marital Status: Single

      Others in Household
      Samuel O Mercer, 49
      Ellen Mercer, 49
      John M Mercer, 21
      Elmer Mercer, 18
      Floid Mercer, 15
      Walter Mercer, 12
      Ancestry.com, 1900 United States Federal Census (Provo, UT, USA, Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2004), www.ancestry.com, Database online. Year: 1900; Census Place: Grant, Ringgold, Iowa; National Archives Roll: T623_457; Page: 6A; Enumeration District: 103.



















































    Person ID I79  Petranek-Mercer
    Last Modified 19 Aug 2014 

    Father Mercer Samuel Osker,   b. 26 Dec 1850, "Banks O'Dee" Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Apr 1917, Grant City, Worth, Missouri, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Mother Bell Ellen,   b. 8 Nov 1850, Batavia, Jefferson, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Mar 1918, Grant City, Worth, Missouri, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Married 4 Oct 1876  , Ringgold, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6, 7
    • Married in Bride's home, Ringgold County, Iowa (Bernard Christensen files)
    Family ID F40  Group Sheet

    Family 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 
    Children 
     1. Mercer Cleo Lester,   b. 27 Jun 1909, Grant City, Worth, Missouri, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jul 1994, Ajo, Pima, Arizona, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
     2. Mercer Clark Burl,   b. 7 Feb 1915, Grant City, Worth, Missouri, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Apr 1916  (Age 1 years)
     3. Mercer Elverta Irene,   b. 13 Jul 1917, Grant City, Worth, Missouri, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jul 1980, Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
     4. Mercer Beulah Fern,   b. 30 Oct 1923, Grant City, Worth, Missouri, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Dec 2006, Arizona, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
    Photos
    Mercer, Elmer & Lulu Arnold
    Mercer, Elmer & Lulu Arnold
    Last Modified 28 Jan 2015 
    Family ID F47  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    Mercer, Elmer & Lulu Arnold
    Mercer, Elmer & Lulu Arnold
    Mercer, Elmer & Lulu Marr Application
    Mercer, Elmer & Lulu Marr Application
    Mercer, Elmer & Lulu Arnold Marr Lic
    Mercer, Elmer & Lulu Arnold Marr Lic

  • Sources 
    1. [S248] Elmer Mercer, "United States Census, 1910".

    2. [S249] Elmer Mercer in household of Samuel O Mercer, "United States Census, 1900".

    3. [S250] Elmer Mencer, "United States Census, 1920".

    4. [S251] Elmer Mercer, "United States Social Security Death Index".

    5. [S15] Marriage Certificate.

    6. [S29] Christensen, Bernard Files.

    7. [S133] Samuel Oscar Mercer, "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934".


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