Allen B. Mercer

29 August 1882–
Trimble, Athens, Ohio, United States

The Life of Allen B.

When Allen B. Mercer was born on 29 August 1882, in Trimble, Athens, Ohio, United States, his father, Allen Mercer, was 42 and his mother, Mellissa Stevens, was 42.

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Family Time Line

Allen Mercer
1840–
Mellissa Stevens
1839–1914
Jedida Mercer
1859–1918
Alice Mercer Oliver
1880–
Rev Harley Francis Mercer
1862–1945
William E Mercer
1866–
Laura A Mercer
1868–
Alice Dora Mercer
1870–
Mary J. Mercer
1872–
Ollie May Mercer
1874–
Allen B. Mercer
1882–

Parents and Siblings

    Allen Mercer

    Male1840–Male

    Mellissa Stevens

    Female1839–1914Female

siblings

(9)

    Jedida Mercer

    Female1859–1918Female

    Male1862–1945Male

    William E Mercer

    Male1866–Male

    Laura A Mercer

    Female1868–Female

    Alice Dora Mercer

    Female1870–Female

+4 More Children

World Events (3)

1886

Age 4

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 4

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1953 · Ohio state oficially admitted into the Union

Age 71

President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed a law recognizing that Ohio was admitted into the Union, since it had previously slipped through the cracks. The official date of admittance was agreed upon as March 1, 1803, ratified as of May 19, 1953.

Name Meaning

English and Catalan: occupational name for a trader, from Old French mercier, Late Latin mercarius (an agent derivative of merx, genitive mercis, ‘merchandise’). In Middle English the term was applied particularly to someone who dealt in textiles, especially the more costly and luxurious fabrics such as silks, satin, and velvet.

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

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  • Allen B. Mercer, "Ohio, Births and Christenings, 1821-1962"

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