Doddridge County Roots

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Tilden MERCER

Male 1875 - 1957  (81 years)


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  • Name Tilden MERCER 
    Born 1 Apr 1875  Wilbur, Tyler Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Census 1880  Centerville District, Tyler Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1905  Tyler Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Census 1910  Centerville District, 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  [1
    Buried Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Parkersburg, Wood Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I107923  Doddridge County Roots
    Last Modified 22 Jul 2016 

    Father John MERCER,   b. CA 1830, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Feb 1904, Wilbur, Tyler Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 74 years) 
    Mother Lucetta Ann THOMAS,   b. 8 Aug 1843, Malaga, Monroe Co, OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Aug 1928, Wilbur, Tyler Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Married 13 May 1865  Monroe Co, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    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. [4, 5, 6]
    Family ID F35474  Group Sheet

    Family Eliza DOAK,   b. 16 Jun 1878, Deep Valley (Central Station), Tyler Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Feb 1955, Parkersburg, Wood Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 7 Oct 1905  Wilbur, Tyler Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Family ID F45253  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1 Apr 1875 - Wilbur, Tyler Co, WV Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 7 Oct 1905 - Wilbur, Tyler Co, WV Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 27 Jan 1957 - Parkersburg, Wood Co, WV Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Parkersburg, Wood Co, WV Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S934] Findagrave.com.

    2. [S2126] 1880 Census, Tyler County, WV.

    3. [S2293] Tyler County Marriage Records, Middlebourne, WV.

    4. [S1570] Obituary of son.

    5. [S1604] Death record of son.

    6. [S1567] Marriage record of son.