Thomas Issac Merkley

Male15 October 1850–6 December 1893

Brief Life History of Thomas Issac

When Thomas Issac Merkley was born on 15 October 1850, in Williamsburgh, Stormont Dundas and Glengarry, Ontario, Canada, his father, Adam Simon Merkley, was 31 and his mother, Maria Casselman, was 29. He married Clara McIntosh on 9 February 1876, in Matilda, Stormont Dundas and Glengarry, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 6 December 1893, in Williamsburgh, Stormont Dundas and Glengarry, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 43, and was buried in Williamsburg Union Cemetery, Williamsburgh, Stormont Dundas and Glengarry, Ontario, Canada.

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Thomas Issac Merkley
Clara McIntosh
Marriage: 9 February 1876
Zola Lutheria Merkley
Mahlon Willis Merkley
Dr Wilbur Merkley

Sources (13)

  • Thomas Merkley in household of Simon Merkley, "Canada Census, 1871"
  • Thomas I Merkley, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"
  • Thomas Merkley, "Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 February 1876Matilda, Stormont Dundas and Glengarry, Ontario, Canada
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (4)

    1867 · Ontario Founded

    Age 17

    On July 1, 1867, the province of Ontario was founded. It is the second largest province in Canada. A third of the population of Canada live here. Before it was Ontario it was called Upper Canada and had a Governor.


    Age 19


    1883 · Mining Boom

    Age 33

    In 1883, there was a mining boom in Northern Ontario when mineral deposits were found near Sudbury. Thomas Flanagan was the blacksmith for the Canadian Pacific Railway that noticed the deposits in the river.

    Name Meaning

    Probably an Americanized form of German Merkle .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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