Doddridge County Roots

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James Calvin MERCER

Male 1870 - 1954  (84 years)


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  • Name James Calvin MERCER 
    Born 6 Jan 1870  Malaga, Monroe Co, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Census 1910  Central District, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 1910  [5
    railroad watchman 
    Census 1940  Central Station, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 1940  [6
    farmer 
    Residence Central Station, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Died 1 Nov 1954  Central Station, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Buried Masonic Memorial Park Cemetery, Crystal Lake (West Union), WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 7
    Person ID I92597  Doddridge County Roots
    Last Modified 18 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) 
    Family ID F35474  Group Sheet

    Family Minnie Myrtle MYER,   b. 11 Feb 1875, Shirley, Tyler Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jun 1957, Central Station, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 8 Oct 1905  Wilbur, Tyler Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • 1910 Census, Doddridge Co, WV (Central District), enumerated on May 3 1910:
      James Mercer, 40, b. Ohio (both parents born Ohio), railroad watchman, married 5 yrs (1st marriage); wife Minnie M, 35, b. WVa (both parents b. WVa), married 5 yrs, mother of 1 child (still living); dau Esta W, 1 month, b. WVa; niece Rena Mercer, 15, b. WVa (both parents b. WVa).

      1940 Census, Doddridge Co, WV (Central District), enumerated on May 24 1940 at Central Station:
      James C. Mercer, 70, b. Ohio, farmer; wife Emma M, 65, b. WVa; dau Etta G, 28, single.
    Children 
     1. Esta Wildia MERCER,   b. Apr 1910, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Mar 2001, Warren, Trumbull Co, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 90 years)
     2. Etta G. MERCER,   b. 1912,   d. 1978  (Age 66 years)
    Family ID F39916  Group Sheet

  • Documents
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  • Sources 
    1. [S2600] Ohio Births and Christenings Index, 1800-1962 [database on-line], (Ancestry.com).

    2. [S14] Obituary.

    3. [S934] Findagrave.com.

    4. [S638] Headstone (year only).

    5. [S2094] 1910 Census, Doddridge County, WV (Central District).

    6. [S2642] 1940 Census, Doddridge County, WV (Central District).

    7. [S1793] West Union WV Cemeteries (Doddridge County), (Wes Cochran, 2515 10th Ave, Parkersburg, WV 26101 (July 1990)).