Doddridge County Roots

A West Virginia Genealogy

Family: John MERCER/Lucetta Ann THOMAS (F35474)

m. 13 May 1865


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  • Father | Male
    John MERCER

    Born  CA 1830  Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  26 Feb 1904  Wilbur, Tyler Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Spring Hill Cemetery, Riggs Chapel, Josephs Mills, Tyler Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    Married  13 May 1865  [1]  Monroe Co, OH  [1] Find all individuals with events at this location
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    Mother | Female
    Lucetta Ann THOMAS

    Born  8 Aug 1843  Malaga, Monroe Co, OH Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  24 Aug 1928  Wilbur, Tyler Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Spring Hill Cemetery, Riggs Chapel, Josephs Mills, Tyler Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
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    Child 1 | Female
    Elizabeth Ann MERCER

    Born  31 Aug 1865  Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  22 Oct 1904   
    Buried    Spring Hill Cemetery, Riggs Chapel, Josephs Mills, Tyler Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  William P. GEORGE | F45256 
    Married  22 Dec 1887  Tyler Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 2 | Male
    + Jonathan MERCER

    Born  1 Sep 1867  Malaga, Monroe Co, OH Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  29 Jul 1948  Wilbur, Tyler Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Spring Hill Cemetery, Riggs Chapel, Josephs Mills, Tyler Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Almeda HOSKINS | F42387 
    Married  10 Jun 1889  Tyler Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 3 | Male
    + James Calvin MERCER

    Born  6 Jan 1870  Malaga, Monroe Co, OH Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  1 Nov 1954  Central Station, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Masonic Memorial Park Cemetery, Crystal Lake (West Union), WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Minnie Myrtle MYER | F39916 
    Married  8 Oct 1905  Wilbur, Tyler Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 4 | Male
    + Stewart MERCER

    Born  25 Apr 1872  Monroe Co, OH Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  2 Jun 1944  Wood Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Vaughan Cemetery, Davisville, Wood Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Addie DAVIS | F45250 
    Married  17 Aug 1907  Josephs Mills, Tyler Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 5 | Male
    Tilden MERCER

    Born  1 Apr 1875  Wilbur, Tyler Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  27 Jan 1957  Parkersburg, Wood Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Parkersburg, Wood Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Eliza DOAK | F45253 
    Married  7 Oct 1905  Wilbur, Tyler Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 6 | Female
    Margaret J. "Maggie" MERCER

    Born  2 Nov 1877  Tyler Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  9 May 1957  Clarksburg, Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Shirley Cemetery, Shirley, Tyler Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  John B. UNDERWOOD | F45255 
    Married  12 Dec 1903  Wilbur, Tyler Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 7 | Female
    + Woodie MERCER

    Born  19 Jun 1880  Tyler Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  15 Nov 1957   
    Buried     
    Spouse  John T. UNDERWOOD | F45330 
    Married  3 Oct 1907  Wilbur, Tyler Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  John Robert MCCOY | F45331 
    Married  21 Nov 1929  Williamstown, Wood Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 8 | Male
    + Orton MERCER

    Born  14 Dec 1882  Tyler Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  6 Jun 1967  Wood Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Parkersburg Memorial Gardens (aka IOOF Cem, 24th St), Wood Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Clara ROLLINS | F34694 
    Married  21 Jun 1909  Central Station, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Anna COFER | F45257 
    Married  24 Jun 1925  Parkersburg, Wood Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 9 | Male
    Otto MERCER

    Born  13 Sep 1885  Centerville, Tyler Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  29 Nov 1904  Centerville, Tyler Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Spring Hill Cemetery, Riggs Chapel, Josephs Mills, Tyler Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location

  • Notes 
    • 1870 Census, Monroe Co, Ohio (Malaga Township), enumerated on Jul 28 1870:
      John Mercer (or Messer), 40, farmer, value of real estate $990, value of personal estate $490; Lucetta, 26; Elizabeth A, 5; Jonathan, 2; unnamed male infant, 8 months, born in September; John M. Mercer, 12, works on farm. All born in Ohio.

      1880 Census, Tyler Co, WV (Centerville District), enumerated on Jun 5 1880:
      John Musser, 50, b. Ohio, farmer; wife Lucetta, 35, b. Ohio, cannot read/write; dau Elizabeth, 14, b. Ohio; son Johnson, 11, b. Ohio; son Steward, 8, b. Ohio; son Tilden, 5, b. WVa; dau Margaret, 2, b. WVa.

      1900 Census, Tyler Co, WV (Centerville District), enumerated on Jun 30 1900:
      John Mercer, 73, b. Jun 1826 in Pa, farmer, married 35 yrs; wife Luzettia, 56, b. 1843 in Ohio, married 35 yrs, mother of 9 children (all still living); son Orton, 17, b. Dec 1882 in WVa, day laborer; son Otto, 14, b. Sep 1885 in WVa.

      1910 Census, Tyler Co, WV (Centerville District), enumerated on Apr 22 1910:
      Lucetta Mercer, 65, farmer, widowed, mother of 9 children (6 still living); grandson William George, 15, b. WVa.

      1920 Census, Tyler Co, WV (Centerville District), enumerated on Jan 14/15 1920 at Camp Mistake Run:
      Lucettia Mercer, 76, b. Ohio, widowed; dau Woodie Mercer, 39, b. WVa, divorced, farm manager; grandson Willie George, 25, b. WVa, single, telephone lineman; grandson Williard Underwood, 14, b. WVa. [2, 3, 4]

  • Sources 
    1. [S934] Findagrave.com.

    2. [S1570] Obituary of son.

    3. [S1604] Death record of son.

    4. [S1567] Marriage record of son.