Merton Mower Comstock

Male22 May 1866–29 December 1949

Brief Life History of Merton Mower

When Merton Mower Comstock was born on 22 May 1866, in Delavan, Walworth, Wisconsin, United States, his father, Peter Delos Comstock, was 30 and his mother, Lucie Alvi Edwards, was 25. He married Adelle Mysia Herring on 10 January 1894. He lived in Brown, Kansas, United States in 1875 and San Diego Township, San Diego, California, United States in 1940. He died on 29 December 1949, in San Diego, San Diego, California, United States, at the age of 83.

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Merton Mower Comstock
Adelle Mysia Herring
Marriage: 10 January 1894

Sources (13)

  • Morton Comstock in household of Peter D Comstock, "Kansas State Census, 1875"
  • Merton M Comstock, "Kansas County Marriages, 1855-1911"
  • Merton Mauer Comstock, "California Death Index, 1940-1997"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 January 1894
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (4)

    World Events (8)

    1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

    Age 1

    This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

    1877 · Nicodemus is Founded

    Age 11

    The town of Nicodemus was founded by African-American migrants from Kansas in 1877.

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

    Age 24

    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

    Name Meaning

    English (Devon): habitational name from Clumstock (Devon). This surname is now rare in Britain.

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

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