Merlie Lucile Jackson

10 September 1904–18 November 1980 (Age 76)
Boone, Indiana, United States

The Life of Merlie Lucile

When Merlie Lucile Jackson was born on 10 September 1904, in Boone, Indiana, United States, her father, William E Jackson, was 24 and her mother, Nellie L Smith, was 25. She married Melvin Cleo Baumgardner on 2 October 1923, in Boone, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Jackson Township, Boone, Indiana, United States in 1930 and Clay Township, Hamilton, Indiana, United States in 1940. She died on 18 November 1980, in Lebanon, Boone, Indiana, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Union Cemetery, Jamestown, Jackson Township, Boone, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Melvin Cleo Baumgardner
Merlie Lucile Jackson
Marriage: 2 October 1923
Virginia Irene Baumgardner
Elnora Ruth Baumgardner
Harold Wayne Baumgardner
Donald K. Baumgardner
Bobbie Lee Baumgardner
Melvin Gene Baumgardner
Larry Kay Baumgardner

Spouse and Children

2 October 1923
Boone, Indiana, United States



    Elnora Ruth Baumgardner


    Harold Wayne Baumgardner



    Bobbie Lee Baumgardner


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings


    Nellie L Smith





    Ona M Jackson


    Fern Jackson


    Okie F Jackson


    Oscar Olen Jackson


+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 2

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.

Age 23

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and northern Irish: patronymic from Jack 1. As an American surname this has absorbed other patronymics beginning with J- in various European languages.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Merlia Baumgardner in household of Cleo Baumgardner, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Murlie L Jackson in household of Wm E Jackson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Merlie L Jackson in household of Willman E Jackson, "United States Census, 1920"

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