Merlin Fredrick Decker

1921–1986 (Age 64)
McPherson, McPherson, Kansas, United States

The Life of Merlin Fredrick

When Merlin Fredrick Decker was born on 1 June 1921, in McPherson, McPherson, Kansas, United States, his father, Otis Mitchell Decker, was 32 and his mother, Fannie Eleanor Davis, was 29. He married Margie Leona Bice on 5 August 1945, in McPherson, McPherson, Kansas, United States. He lived in McPherson, Kansas, United States in 1930 and King City Township, McPherson, Kansas, United States in 1940. He died in January 1986, in Kansas, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in McPherson, McPherson, Kansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Merlin Fredrick Decker
1921–1986
Margie Leona Bice
1922–2010
Marriage: 5 August 1945

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
5 August 1945
McPherson, McPherson, Kansas, United States

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

    Female1913–2000Female

    Dwight Lincoln Decker

    Male1915–1937Male

    Otis Mitchell Decker Jr.

    Male1917–1997Male

    Junior Decker

    Male1918–Male

    Male1919–2003Male

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 2

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1927 · Kansas Adopts a Flag

Age 6

The flag of the State of Kansas was adopted on September 24, 1927. The flag was designed by Hazel Avery in 1925.
1941

Age 20

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 German: occupational name for a roofer (thatcher, tiler, slater, or shingler) or a carpenter or builder, from an agent derivative of Middle High German decke ‘covering’, a word which was normally used to refer to roofs, but sometimes also to other sorts of covering; modern German Decke still has the twin senses ‘ceiling’ and ‘blanket’.2 Dutch: variant of Dekker , cognate with 1.3 English: variant of Dicker .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Merlin Decker in household of Otis M Decker, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Merlin Decker in household of O M Decker, "Kansas State Census, 1925"
  • Merlin Decker in household of Fannie E Decker, "United States Census, 1940"

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