Carl Mitchel Merritt

20 October 1932–13 October 1986 (Age 53)
Bushnell, Coffee, Georgia, United States

The Life Summary of Carl Mitchel

When Carl Mitchel Merritt was born on 20 October 1932, in Bushnell, Coffee, Georgia, United States, his father, Walter Merritt, was 37 and his mother, Minnie Vickers, was 33. He lived in District 1556, Coffee, Georgia, United States in 1940. He died on 13 October 1986, in Bushnell, Coffee, Georgia, United States, at the age of 53.

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Walter Merritt
Minnie Vickers
James Merritt
Mollie Merritt
Eunice Merritt
Louise Merritt
Ellie J Merritt
Elizabeth Merritt
Carl Mitchel Merritt
Dorothy Merritt
Donald Merritt
Roy Merritt

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World Events (8)

1935 · The FBI is Established
Age 3
The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.
1942 · Germans Sink Ships Near St. Simons Island
Age 10
Lights from homes along the coast of St. Simons Island provided a clear view of the SS Oklahoma for German U-boat Captain Reinhard Hardegen on April 8, 1942. A German torpedo was fired at the SS Oklahoma shortly after midnight. An hour later, a second torpedo was fired at the oil tanker Esso Baton Rouge. Both ships sunk and the attacks left 22 seamen dead. After the incident, residents of the Golden Isles panicked over concern of a German Invasion of the coast and were stringently observant of a nighttime blackout.  
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act
Age 15
The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

Name Meaning

English:1. habitational name from Merriott in Somerset, named in Old English as ‘boundary gate’ or ‘mare gate’, from (ge)mǣre ‘boundary’ or miere ‘mare’ + geat ‘gate’. 2. variant (as a result of hypercorrection) of Marriott , or of Marryat , which is from a Middle English personal name, Meryet, Old English Mǣrgēat, composed of the element mǣr ‘boundary’ + the tribal name Gēat ( see Joslin ).

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

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  • Cas Mitchel Merritt in household of Walter Merritt, "United States Census, 1940"

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