Albert Adrian Merkley

June 1891–1953 (Age 61)
Vinland, Winnebago, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Albert Adrian

When Albert Adrian Merkley was born in June 1891, in Vinland, Winnebago, Wisconsin, United States, his father, Albert Merkley, was 41 and his mother, Elizabeth Merkley, was 35. He lived in Neenah, Winnebago, Wisconsin, United States in 1920 and Utica, Winnebago, Wisconsin, United States in 1940. He died in 1953, at the age of 62, and was buried in Pickett, Winnebago, Wisconsin, United States.

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Family Time Line

Albert Adrian Merkley
1891–1953
Mary
1894–1940

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings

    Albert Merkley

    Male1850–1931Male

    Elizabeth Merkley

    Female1855–1942Female

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1907 · Law Passed for Child Employment

Age 16

The maximum hours for children to work were set to 55 per week.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 17

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized form of German Merkel .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Albert Merkley in household of George Neumeyer, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Albert Merkley, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Albert Merkley in household of Albert Merkley, "Wisconsin State Census, 1905"

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