Luella May Sedlow

23 April 1905–1 January 1982 (Age 76)
Corunna, Shiawassee, Michigan, United States

The Life of Luella May

When Luella May Sedlow was born on 23 April 1905, in Corunna, Shiawassee, Michigan, United States, her father, Louis Sedlow, was 28 and her mother, Jessie Harriet Tift, was 20. She married Glen Orville Merrill on 21 October 1921, in Vassar, Tuscola, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Clio, Genesee, Michigan, United States in 1920 and Thetford Township, Genesee, Michigan, United States for about 10 years. She died on 1 January 1982, in Alpena, Alpena, Michigan, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Mount Morris, Genesee, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Glen Orville Merrill
1902–2002
Luella May Sedlow
1905–1982
Marriage: 21 October 1921
Jesse Earl Merrill
1921–1955
Jesse Merrill
1922–
Glen Robert Merrill
1925–2009
Joyce May Merrill
1926–1972

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
21 October 1921
Vassar, Tuscola, Michigan, United States
children

(4)

Parents and Siblings

    Louis Sedlow

    Male1877–1913Male

    Jessie Harriet Tift

    Female1884–1940Female

siblings

(4)

    Female1905–1982Female

    Josephine Florence Sedlow

    Female1907–1983Female

    Louis Carl Sedlow

    Male1909–1910Male

    Male1911–1960Male

World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

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.
1910 · Upper Twin Falls Bridge

Age 5

The Upper Twin Falls Bridge which connected Breitung Township, Michigan, to Florence County, Wisconsin. The through-truss bridge spanned the Menominee River and was completed in 1910. The bridge was closed to through traffic in 1971 and was listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
1927

Age 22

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

Name Meaning

English (Shropshire): apparently a habitational name from an unidentified place, perhaps Sudlow Farm in Cheshire.

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

Sources (3)

  • Luella Sedlow in household of Jessie H Sedlow, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Luella M Merrill in household of Glen O Merrill, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Luella M Sedlow in household of Louis Sedlow, "United States Census, 1910"

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