Susan Ann Merick

11 February 1883–23 February 1951 (Age 68)
Princeton, Caldwell, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Susan Ann

When Susan Ann Merick was born on 11 February 1883, in Princeton, Caldwell, Kentucky, United States, her father, George W. Merrick, was 31 and her mother, Sarah Ellen Stephens, was 21. She married George Wesley Berry in February 1898. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Montrose, Colorado, United States in 1930 and St. Francois Township, Wayne, Missouri, United States in 1940. She died on 23 February 1951, in Olathe, Montrose, Colorado, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Olathe, Montrose, Colorado, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Wesley Berry
1878–1965
Susan Ann Merick
1883–1951
Marriage: February 1898
Bertha Berry
1900–1900
Everett Wayman Berry
1903–1984
Clardy Almond Berry
1905–1975
Ethel Leona Berry
1907–1996
Alta Jane Berry
1910–1987
Delmar Franklin Berry
1912–1969
Gladys Ellen Berry
1914–1985
Leslie Irvin Berry
1917–2001
Ernest Alvin Berry
1920–1996
Carl Chester Berry
1923–1951
Virginia Ruth Berry
1925–2020

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
February 1898
children

(11)

    Bertha Berry

    Female1900–1900Female

    Male1903–1984Male

    Clardy Almond Berry

    Male1905–1975Male

    Ethel Leona Berry

    Female1907–1996Female

    Alta Jane Berry

    Female1910–1987Female

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    George W. Merrick

    Male1851–1926Male

    Sarah Ellen Stephens

    Female1861–1914Female

siblings

(6)

    Bettie Elvina Merrick

    Female1875–1922Female

    Female1883–1951Female

    Benjamin Merrick

    Male1885–Male

    Arnie Merrick

    Male1887–Male

    Anna May Merrick

    Female1899–Female

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1886

Age 3

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1890 · Gold is Discovered

Age 7

In 1890, Robert Miller Womack discovers a rich gold deposit along Cripple Creek, near the western slope of Pikes Peak. This would become the richest gold strike in the Rocky Mountin area.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 18

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of Polish or Czech Mirek or Mirík, pet forms of several personal names formed with the element mir ‘peace’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Susan Merick in household of Geo Merick, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Susan Berry in household of George Berry, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Susan A Berry in household of George Berry, "United States Census, 1910"

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