Dicy Mermoud

29 December 1854–4 April 1931 (Age 76)
Ripley, Indiana, USA

The Life of Dicy

When Dicy Mermoud was born on 29 December 1854, in Ripley, Indiana, United States, her father, George William Mermoud, was 28 and her mother, Frances Ann Huckstep, was 29. She married John W. S. Vestal about 1876. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Shelby Township, Ripley, Indiana, United States for about 10 years and Hanover, Hanover Township, Jefferson, Indiana, United States in 1930. She died on 4 April 1931, at the age of 76, and was buried in Shelby Christian Church Cemetery, Versailles, Johnson Township, Ripley, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

John W. S. Vestal
Dicy Mermoud
Marriage: about 1876
William Henry Vestal
Pryor Jefferson Vestal
Alva L. Vestal
Charles Edward Vestal
Pearl E. Vestal
John Vestal
Avery Vestal
Alva Vestal
Leroy Vestal
Max Esla Vestal

Spouse and Children

about 1876
Ripley, Indiana, USA


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Parents and Siblings

    George William Mermoud


    Frances Ann Huckstep




    Amanda Mermoud


    Mary F Mermoud


    Celia Jane Mermoud



    John William Mermoud


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World Events (8)

1856 · The Town of Santa Claus

Age 2

The town of Santa Fe was denied their application for a United States Postal Service as a town of Santa Fe, Indiana, was already established. Several meetings were held and the name was changed to Santa Claus, Indiana. The United States Postal Service granted their application. Due to the name, the post office in Santa Claus continues to receive thousands of letters to Santa Claus from children around the world each December.

Age 9

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 21

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

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Sources (3)

  • Diecy Vestal in household of John Vestal, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Dicy Vestal in household of Harley Warman, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Dicy Vestal in household of John W Vestal, "United States Census, 1900"

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