Sarah Rebecca Boyer1,2,3

F, #34351, b. January, 1863, d. 1915
Father*Charles Boyer3 b. 1812, d. 1868
Mother*Cecille Olympi Ranger3 b. 1828, d. 1907
     Sarah Rebecca Boyer, daughter of Charles Boyer and Cecille Olympi Ranger, was born in January, 1863 in Wayne County, Missouri.1,2
Sarah married Campbell D. "Cam" Davis, son of Wilson N. Davis and Martha Jane Vaughn, circa 1878 at Washington County, Missouri.1,4
Sarah and Campbell D. "Cam" Davis lived in 1880 at Breton Township in Washington County, Missouri. Residing with them were, their child, Martha..5
Sarah was enumerated as the wife of Campbell D. "Cam" Davis under the name of "Rebecca Davis" on the 1880 U. S. Census of Breton Township, Missouri. She was listed as a married 17-year-old female born in Missouri as were her parents.5
Sarah and Campbell D. "Cam" Davis lived in 1900 at Perry Township in St. Francois County, Missouri. Residing with them were, their children Charles, Pearl, Louis and Ollie..1
Sarah was enumerated as the wife of Campbell D. "Cam" Davis under the name of "Rebeky Davis" on the 1900 U. S. Census of Perry Township, Missouri. She was listed as a 37-year-old female born in MIssouri in January 1863. Her parents were both born in Missouri. She had been married for 20 years and had six children of whom five were still living.1
Sarah died in 1915 in Bonne Terre, St. Francois County, Missouri.2,3

Family

Campbell D. "Cam" Davis b. December 11, 1852, d. December 4, 1918
Children

Citations

  1. [S6453] 1900 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Cambell Davis household.
  2. [S6577] Family Tree titled "My MIssouri Memories," Ancestry World Tree.
  3. [S6581] Family Tree titled "The Roots and Branches, (and a few nuts), of the Cynthia Jo Harris
    The Roots and Branches, (and a few nuts), of the Cynthia Jo Harms Family Tree," Ancestry World Tree.
  4. [S8035] Reitzfammilyman (submitter e-mail withheld) member family tree titled "David Jeffrey Reitz Family Tree" unknown repository memo3, unknown repository memo4). Last accessed on January 15, 2013.
  5. [S6580] 1880 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Campbell Davis household.

Pearl Jeanette "Perlie" Davis1,2,3

F, #34352, b. August 23, 1889, d. October 31, 1976
Father*Campbell D. "Cam" Davis1 b. December 11, 1852, d. December 4, 1918
Mother*Sarah Rebecca Boyer1 b. January, 1863, d. 1915
     Pearl Jeanette "Perlie" Davis, daughter of Campbell D. "Cam" Davis and Sarah Rebecca Boyer, was born on August 23, 1889 in Patterrson, Wayne County, Missouri.1,2
She lived with her parents, Sarah and Campbell, in 1900 at Perry Township, St. Francois County, Missouri.1
Pearl was enumerated as the daughter of Campbell D. "Cam" Davis under the name of "Perlie J. Davis" on the 1900 U. S. Census of Perry Township, Missouri. She was listed as a ten-year-old female born in January 1883. Her father was born in Tennessee and her mother in Missouri. She was not attending school.1
Pearl married Harvey Joshua "Josh" House on June 1, 1903 at St. Francois County, Missouri.4,3
Pearl died on October 31, 1976 in Bonne Terre, St. Francois County, Missouri, at age 87.2

Census

Census YearPlaceHead of Household
1900Perry Township, St. Francois County, MissouriCampbell D. "Cam" Davis1

Family

Harvey Joshua "Josh" House b. 1882, d. 1957
Children

Citations

  1. [S6453] 1900 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Cambell Davis household.
  2. [S6577] Family Tree titled "My MIssouri Memories," Ancestry World Tree.
  3. [S8035] Reitzfammilyman (submitter e-mail withheld) member family tree titled "David Jeffrey Reitz Family Tree" unknown repository memo3, unknown repository memo4). Last accessed on January 15, 2013.
  4. [S6581] Family Tree titled "The Roots and Branches, (and a few nuts), of the Cynthia Jo Harris
    The Roots and Branches, (and a few nuts), of the Cynthia Jo Harms Family Tree," Ancestry World Tree.

Louis C. Davis1

M, #34353, b. October, 1891, d. after 1910
Father*Campbell D. "Cam" Davis1 b. December 11, 1852, d. December 4, 1918
Mother*Sarah Rebecca Boyer1 b. January, 1863, d. 1915
     Louis C. Davis, son of Campbell D. "Cam" Davis and Sarah Rebecca Boyer, was born in October, 1891 in Patterrson, Wayne County, Missouri.1,2
He lived with his parents, Sarah and Campbell, in 1900 at Perry Township in St. Francois County, Missouri.1
Louis was enumerated as the son of Campbell D. "Cam" Davis on the 1900 U. S. Census of Perry Township, Missouri. He was listed as an eight-year-old male born in January 1883. His father was born in Tennessee and his mother in Missouri. He was not attending school.1
Louis died after 1910 in Union, St. Genevieve County, Missouri.2

Census

Census YearPlaceHead of Household
1900Perry Township, St. Francois County, MissouriCampbell D. "Cam" Davis1

Citations

  1. [S6453] 1900 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Cambell Davis household.
  2. [S6577] Family Tree titled "My MIssouri Memories," Ancestry World Tree.

Ollie P. Davis1

F, #34354, b. February, 1896, d. after 1900
Father*Campbell D. "Cam" Davis1 b. December 11, 1852, d. December 4, 1918
Mother*Sarah Rebecca Boyer1 b. January, 1863, d. 1915
     Ollie P. Davis, daughter of Campbell D. "Cam" Davis and Sarah Rebecca Boyer, was born in February, 1896 in Missouri.1
She lived with her parents, Sarah and Campbell, in 1900 at Perry Township, St. Francois County, Missouri.1
Ollie was enumerated as the daughter of Campbell D. "Cam" Davis on the 1900 U. S. Census of Perry Township, Missouri. She was listed as a four-year-old female born in January 1883. Her father was born in Tennessee and her mother in Missouril.1
Ollie died after 1900 in Bonne Terre, St. Francois County, Missouri.2

Census

Census YearPlaceHead of Household
1900Perry Township, St. Francois County, MissouriCampbell D. "Cam" Davis1

Citations

  1. [S6453] 1900 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Cambell Davis household.
  2. [S6577] Family Tree titled "My MIssouri Memories," Ancestry World Tree.

MO St. Francois County 1900 Census

?, #34355
     ••••••••• Households Listed •••••••••.

Campbell D. "Cam" Davis.1

Census

Census YearPlaceHead of Household
1900Perry Township, St. Francois County, MissouriMO St. Francois County 1900 Census1

Citations

  1. [S6453] 1900 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Cambell Davis household.

Martha Davis1

F, #34356, b. October, 1879
Father*Campbell D. "Cam" Davis1 b. December 11, 1852, d. December 4, 1918
Mother*Sarah Rebecca Boyer1 b. January, 1863, d. 1915
     Martha Davis, daughter of Campbell D. "Cam" Davis and Sarah Rebecca Boyer, was born in October, 1879 in Breton, Washington County, Missouri.1
She lived with her parents, Sarah and Campbell, in 1880 at Breton Township, Washington County, Missouri.2
Martha was enumerated as the daughter of Campbell D. "Cam" Davis on the 1880 U. S. Census of Breton Township, Missouri. She was listed as a seven-month-old girl born in Missouri as were her parents.2

Census

Census YearPlaceHead of Household
1880Breton Township, Washington County, MissouriCampbell D. "Cam" Davis2

Citations

  1. [S6577] Family Tree titled "My MIssouri Memories," Ancestry World Tree.
  2. [S6580] 1880 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Campbell Davis household.

Wilson N. Davis1,2

M, #34357, b. 1815
     Wilson married Martha Jane Vaughn.2 Wilson N. Davis was born in 1815 in Tennessee.1,2

Family

Martha Jane Vaughn b. 1815
Children

Citations

  1. [S6577] Family Tree titled "My MIssouri Memories," Ancestry World Tree.
  2. [S6581] Family Tree titled "The Roots and Branches, (and a few nuts), of the Cynthia Jo Harris
    The Roots and Branches, (and a few nuts), of the Cynthia Jo Harms Family Tree," Ancestry World Tree.
  3. [S8035] Reitzfammilyman (submitter e-mail withheld) member family tree titled "David Jeffrey Reitz Family Tree" unknown repository memo3, unknown repository memo4). Last accessed on January 15, 2013.

Germania Cemetery (Bonne Terre MO)

?, #34358
Germania Cemetery
Bonne Terre, Missouri
     
Search for cemetery records in Germania Cemetery, MO at by entering a surname and clicking search:

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     Germania Cemetery (Bonne Terre MO) is located in Bonne Terre, St. Francois County, Missouri, 37.92110, -90.61420; Directions: hwy W through Doe Run (West), turn right on Arnold. Follow Arnoldi all the way until it meets Gruner. Turn right on Gruner/Arnold. Gruner will soon intersect with Hampton Rd, the cemetery is on a corner of that intersection.

The following people are buried here.


Campbell D. "Cam" Davis - December 5, 1918, aged 65.1

Charles Amos Davis - April 2, 1955, aged 71.2

Citations

  1. [S6578] Cambell Davis Death Certificate.
  2. [S6579] Charlie Amos Davis Death Certificate.

Harvey Joshua "Josh" House1,2

M, #34359, b. 1882, d. 1957
     Harvey Joshua "Josh" House was born in 1882.1
Harvey married Pearl Jeanette "Perlie" Davis, daughter of Campbell D. "Cam" Davis and Sarah Rebecca Boyer, on June 1, 1903 at St. Francois County, Missouri.3,2
Harvey died in 1957.1

Family

Pearl Jeanette "Perlie" Davis b. August 23, 1889, d. October 31, 1976
Children

Citations

  1. [S6578] Cambell Davis Death Certificate.
  2. [S8035] Reitzfammilyman (submitter e-mail withheld) member family tree titled "David Jeffrey Reitz Family Tree" unknown repository memo3, unknown repository memo4). Last accessed on January 15, 2013.
  3. [S6581] Family Tree titled "The Roots and Branches, (and a few nuts), of the Cynthia Jo Harris
    The Roots and Branches, (and a few nuts), of the Cynthia Jo Harms Family Tree," Ancestry World Tree.

Charles Boyer1

M, #34360, b. 1812, d. 1868
     Charles Boyer was born in 1812.1
Charles married Cecille Olympi Ranger circa 1850.1
Charles died in 1868.1

Family

Cecille Olympi Ranger b. 1828, d. 1907
Children

Citations

  1. [S6581] Family Tree titled "The Roots and Branches, (and a few nuts), of the Cynthia Jo Harris
    The Roots and Branches, (and a few nuts), of the Cynthia Jo Harms Family Tree," Ancestry World Tree.

Cecille Olympi Ranger1

F, #34361, b. 1828, d. 1907
     Cecille Olympi Ranger was born in 1828.1
Cecille married Charles Boyer circa 1850.1
Cecille died in 1907.1

Family

Charles Boyer b. 1812, d. 1868
Children

Citations

  1. [S6581] Family Tree titled "The Roots and Branches, (and a few nuts), of the Cynthia Jo Harris
    The Roots and Branches, (and a few nuts), of the Cynthia Jo Harms Family Tree," Ancestry World Tree.

Martha Jane Vaughn1

F, #34362, b. 1815
     Martha married Wilson N. Davis.1 Martha Jane Vaughn was born in 1815.1

Family

Wilson N. Davis b. 1815
Children

Citations

  1. [S6581] Family Tree titled "The Roots and Branches, (and a few nuts), of the Cynthia Jo Harris
    The Roots and Branches, (and a few nuts), of the Cynthia Jo Harms Family Tree," Ancestry World Tree.
  2. [S8035] Reitzfammilyman (submitter e-mail withheld) member family tree titled "David Jeffrey Reitz Family Tree" unknown repository memo3, unknown repository memo4). Last accessed on January 15, 2013.

Elizabeth Renkemeyer1

F, #34363, b. October, 1868, d. before 1936
ChartsWilhelm Mertens Descendents
Wilhelm Mertens Descendant Chart (Indented)
     Elizabeth Renkemeyer was born in October, 1868 in Linn, Osage County, Missouri.2,3
Elizabeth Renkemeyer lived before January 15, 1889 Rich Fountain, Osage County, Missouri.1
Elizabeth married Lorenz Mertens, son of Stephen Joseph Mertens and Angela Catherina Holdenbeck, on January 15, 1889 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Rich Fountain, Osage County, Missouri. Officiating was the Reverend Joseph Pope.1,45
Lorenz and Elizabeth Renkemeyer Mertens

Elizabeth was enumerated as the wife of Lorenz Mertens on the 1900 U. S. Census of Crawford Township, Linn, Osage County, Missouri. She was listed as a 31-year-old white female, married for eleven years. She has borne five children, four of whom are living. She was born in Missouri, while her parents were born in Germany. She is able to read, write, and speak English.2
Elizabeth was enumerated as the wife of Lorenz Mertens under the name of "Lizzie Mertens" on the 1920 U. S. Census of Crawford Township, Missouri. She was listed as a 56-year-old married white female, born in Missouri, as was her mother. Her father was born in Germany.She is able to read, write, and speak English.6
Elizabeth died before 1936.7

Census

Census YearPlaceHead of Household
1900Crawford Township, Linn, Osage County, MissouriLorenz Mertens2
1920Crawford Township, MissouriLorenz Mertens6

Research Note

     Research Note: In this source, it is stated that Elizabeth is a twin.8

Family

Lorenz Mertens b. September, 1859, d. October 7, 1936
Children

Citations

  1. [S6134] Missouri Marriage Records, 1805-2002, Ancestry.com (database online), 2007.
  2. [S6481] 1900 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Lawrence Mertens household.
  3. [S6897] Lizzie Mertens Death Certificate.
  4. [S3385] Margaret H. Gentges, Osage Co. Mo. Births/Baptisms, page 4.
  5. [S6186] Public Member Trees, Ancestry.com (database online), 2006.
  6. [S6587] 1920 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Lorenz Mertens household.
  7. [S6586] Lawrence Mertens Death Certificate.
  8. [S3385] Margaret H. Gentges, Osage Co. Mo. Births/Baptisms, page 72.
  9. [S54] Henry A. Berg Jr. Obituary, February 26, 1974.

Stephen Mertens Jr.1

M, #34364, b. October, 1889
Father*Lorenz Mertens1 b. September, 1859, d. October 7, 1936
Mother*Elizabeth Renkemeyer1 b. October, 1868, d. before 1936
ChartsWilhelm Mertens Descendents
Wilhelm Mertens Descendant Chart (Indented)

Family History – see:

     Stephen Mertens Jr., son of Lorenz Mertens and Elizabeth Renkemeyer, was born in October, 1889 in Missouri.1
Stephen was enumerated as the son of Lorenz Mertens under the name of "Stephen Mertens, Jr." on the 1900 U. S. Census of Crawford Township, Linn, Osage County, Missouri. He was listed as a ten-year-old white male, born in Missouri, as were his parents. He is able to read, write, and speak English. He has attended school within the year.1

Census

Census YearPlaceHead of Household
1900Crawford Township, Linn, Osage County, MissouriLorenz Mertens1

Citations

  1. [S6481] 1900 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Lawrence Mertens household.

Mary Mertens1

F, #34365, b. September, 1891
Father*Lorenz Mertens1 b. September, 1859, d. October 7, 1936
Mother*Elizabeth Renkemeyer1 b. October, 1868, d. before 1936
ChartsWilhelm Mertens Descendents
Wilhelm Mertens Descendant Chart (Indented)

Family History – see:

     Mary Mertens, daughter of Lorenz Mertens and Elizabeth Renkemeyer, was born in September, 1891 in Missouri.1
Mary was enumerated as the daughter of Lorenz Mertens on the 1900 U. S. Census of Crawford Township, Linn, Osage County, Missouri. She was listed as an eight-year-old white female born in Missouri, as were her parents.1

Census

Census YearPlaceHead of Household
1900Crawford Township, Linn, Osage County, MissouriLorenz Mertens1

Citations

  1. [S6481] 1900 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Lawrence Mertens household.

Joseph Mertens1

M, #34366, b. July, 1893
Father*Lorenz Mertens1 b. September, 1859, d. October 7, 1936
Mother*Elizabeth Renkemeyer1 b. October, 1868, d. before 1936
ChartsWilhelm Mertens Descendents
Wilhelm Mertens Descendant Chart (Indented)

Family History – see:

     Joseph Mertens, son of Lorenz Mertens and Elizabeth Renkemeyer, was born in July, 1893 in Missouri.1
Joseph was enumerated as the son of Lorenz Mertens on the 1900 U. S. Census of Crawford Township, Linn, Osage County, Missouri. He was listed as a six-year-old white male, born in Missouri, as were his parents.1
Joseph was (an unknown value) in 1920 at Osage County, Missouri.2
Joseph was enumerated as the son of Lorenz Mertens on the 1920 U. S. Census of Crawford Township, Missouri. He was listed as a 24-year-old single white male, born in Missouri, as were his parents. He is able to read, write, and speak English.2

Census

Census YearPlaceHead of Household
1900Crawford Township, Linn, Osage County, MissouriLorenz Mertens1
1920Crawford Township, MissouriLorenz Mertens2

Citations

  1. [S6481] 1900 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Lawrence Mertens household.
  2. [S6587] 1920 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Lorenz Mertens household.

Elizabeth Mertens1

F, #34367, b. December 2, 1899, d. August 19, 1920
Father*Lorenz Mertens1,2 b. September, 1859, d. October 7, 1936
Mother*Elizabeth Renkemeyer1,2 b. October, 1868, d. before 1936
ChartsWilhelm Mertens Descendents
Wilhelm Mertens Descendant Chart (Indented)

Family History – see:

     Elizabeth Mertens, daughter of Lorenz Mertens and Elizabeth Renkemeyer, was born on December 2, 1899 in Linn, Osage County, Missouri.1,2
Elizabeth was enumerated as the daughter of Lorenz Mertens under the name of "Lizzie Mertens" on the 1900 U. S. Census of Crawford Township, Linn, Osage County, Missouri. She was listed as an five-month-old white female born in Missouri, as were her parents.1
Elizabeth was enumerated as the daughter of Lorenz Mertens under the name of "Lizzie Mertens" on the 1920 U. S. Census of Crawford Township, Missouri. She was listed as an 18-year-old single white female, born in Missouri, as were her parents. She is able to read, write, and speak English.3
Elizabeth died on August 19, 1920 at Crawford Township in Osage County, Missouri, at age 20, Lorenz Mertens was the informant on her death certificate.2 Her cause of death was Typhoid Fever with hemorrhage.2 Elizabeth Mertens was buried in Missouri.2

Census

Census YearPlaceHead of Household
1900Crawford Township, Linn, Osage County, MissouriLorenz Mertens1
1920Crawford Township, MissouriLorenz Mertens3

Citations

  1. [S6481] 1900 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Lawrence Mertens household.
  2. [S6897] Lizzie Mertens Death Certificate.
  3. [S6587] 1920 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Lorenz Mertens household.

Bernadine Mertens1

F, #34368, b. 1905
Father*Lorenz Mertens1 b. September, 1859, d. October 7, 1936
Mother*Elizabeth Renkemeyer1 b. October, 1868, d. before 1936
ChartsWilhelm Mertens Descendents
Wilhelm Mertens Descendant Chart (Indented)

Family History – see:

     Bernadine Mertens, daughter of Lorenz Mertens and Elizabeth Renkemeyer, was born in 1905 in Missouri.1
Bernadine was enumerated as the daughter of Lorenz Mertens under the name of "Berdina Mertens" on the 1920 U. S. Census of Crawford Township, Linn, Osage County, Missouri. She was listed as a 15-year-old single white female, born in Missouri, as were her parents. She is able to read, write, and speak English. She has attended school within the year.2
Bernadine Mertens lived before 1927 Linn, Osage County, Missouri.3
Bernadine married Joe Brandt on November 9, 1927 at St. George Catholic Church, Linn, Osage County, Missouri. The ceremony was performed by the Reverend Wm. Fisher, a Roman Catholic priest.3

Census

Census YearPlaceHead of Household
1920Crawford Township, Linn, Osage County, MissouriLorenz Mertens2

Family

Joe Brandt

Citations

  1. [S54] Henry A. Berg Jr. Obituary, February 26, 1974.
  2. [S6587] 1920 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Lorenz Mertens household.
  3. [S6134] Missouri Marriage Records, 1805-2002, Ancestry.com (database online), 2007.

Joe Brandt1

M, #34369
ChartsWilhelm Mertens Descendant Chart (Indented)
     Joe married Bernadine Mertens, daughter of Lorenz Mertens and Elizabeth Renkemeyer, on November 9, 1927 at St. George Catholic Church, Linn, Osage County, Missouri. The ceremony was performed by the Reverend Wm. Fisher, a Roman Catholic priest.1

Family

Bernadine Mertens b. 1905

Citations

  1. [S6134] Missouri Marriage Records, 1805-2002, Ancestry.com (database online), 2007.

Anna Mary Mertens1,2

F, #34370, b. September 29, 1907, d. April 24, 1998
Father*Lorenz Mertens1 b. September, 1859, d. October 7, 1936
Mother*Elizabeth Renkemeyer1 b. October, 1868, d. before 1936
ChartsWilhelm Mertens Descendents
Wilhelm Mertens Descendant Chart (Indented)

Family History – see:

     Anna Mary Mertens, daughter of Lorenz Mertens and Elizabeth Renkemeyer, was born on September 29, 1907 in Missouri.1,2
Anna was enumerated as the daughter of Lorenz Mertens under the name of "Annie Mertens" on the 1920 U. S. Census of Crawford Township, Linn, Osage County, Missouri. She was listed as a 12-year-old single white female, born in Missouri, as were her parents. She is able to read, write, and speak English. She has attended school within the year.1
Anna was enumerated as the daughter of Lorenz Mertens under the name of "Anne Mertens" on the 1930 U. S. Census of Crawford Township, Osage County, Missouri. She was listed as a 22-year-old single white female, born in Missouri as were her parents. She is able to read, write, and speak English.1
Anna died on April 24, 1998 at age 90.2 She was buried in April, 1998 in Resurrection Catholic Cemetery in Jefferson City, Cole County, Missouri.2

Anna Mary Mertens Tombstone

Anna Mary Mertens Tombstone

Citations

  1. [S6587] 1920 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Lorenz Mertens household.
  2. [S552] Tombstone photo,.

Margaretha C. Marz1,2

F, #34371, b. circa 1861
ChartsWilhelm Mertens Descendents
Wilhelm Mertens Descendant Chart (Indented)
     Margareth Martz.3 Margaretha C. Marz was also known as Margaretha C. Mertz.2 Margaretha C. Marz was born circa 1861 in Washington Township, Osage County, Missouri.3
Margaretha C. Marz lived before 1884 Crawford Township, Osage County, Missouri.1
Margaretha married Joseph Wilhelm Mertens, son of Stephen Joseph Mertens and Angela Catherina Holdenbeck, on February 19, 1884 at St. George Catholic Church, Linn, Osage County, Missouri. The ceremony was performed by E. W. Schlechter, S.J., a Catholic priest.1,2

Family

Joseph Wilhelm Mertens b. November 2, 1856
Children

Citations

  1. [S6134] Missouri Marriage Records, 1805-2002, Ancestry.com (database online), 2007.
  2. [S3385] Margaret H. Gentges, Osage Co. Mo. Births/Baptisms, page 72.
  3. [S6344] Missouri Birth Records, 1851-1910, Ancestry.com (database online), 2007.
  4. [S6483] 1900 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Joseph Mertens household.

Stephen Mertens1

M, #34372, b. September, 1886
Father*Joseph Wilhelm Mertens1,2 b. November 2, 1856
Mother*Margaretha C. Marz1,2 b. circa 1861
ChartsWilhelm Mertens Descendents
Wilhelm Mertens Descendant Chart (Indented)

Family History – see:

     Conflicting evidence placed his birth on September 10, 1885. He is the first child born to his parents.2 Stephen Mertens, son of Joseph Wilhelm Mertens and Margaretha C. Marz, was born in September, 1886 in Missouri.1
Stephen was a farm laborer in 1900 at Crawford Township, Osage County, Missouri.1
Stephen was enumerated as the son of Joseph Wilhelm Mertens on the 1900 U. S. Census of Crawford Township, Missouri. He was listed as a 14-year-old single white male, born in Missouri, as were his parents. He is able to read, write, and speak English, and has not attended school within the year.1

Census

Census YearPlaceHead of Household
1900Crawford Township, Osage County, MissouriJoseph Wilhelm Mertens1

Citations

  1. [S6483] 1900 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Joseph Mertens household.
  2. [S6344] Missouri Birth Records, 1851-1910, Ancestry.com (database online), 2007.

Henry Mertens1

M, #34373, b. January, 1888
Father*Joseph Wilhelm Mertens1 b. November 2, 1856
Mother*Margaretha C. Marz1 b. circa 1861
ChartsWilhelm Mertens Descendents
Wilhelm Mertens Descendant Chart (Indented)

Family History – see:

     Conflicting evidence placed his birth August 17, 1887 in Osage County, Missouri, near Linn. He was the second child born to these parents.2 Henry Mertens, son of Joseph Wilhelm Mertens and Margaretha C. Marz, was born in January, 1888 in Missouri.1
Henry was enumerated as the son of Joseph Wilhelm Mertens on the 1900 U. S. Census of Crawford Township, Osage County, Missouri. He was listed as a 12-year-old single white male, born in Missouri, as were his parents. He is able to read, write, and speak English, and has attended school within the year.1

Census

Census YearPlaceHead of Household
1900Crawford Township, Osage County, MissouriJoseph Wilhelm Mertens1

Citations

  1. [S6483] 1900 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Joseph Mertens household.
  2. [S6344] Missouri Birth Records, 1851-1910, Ancestry.com (database online), 2007.

Lawrence Henry Mertens1,2

M, #34374, b. June, 1890
Father*Joseph Wilhelm Mertens1,3 b. November 2, 1856
Mother*Margaretha C. Marz1,3 b. circa 1861
ChartsWilhelm Mertens Descendents
Wilhelm Mertens Descendant Chart (Indented)

Family History – see:

     Conflicting evidence placed his birth June 24, 1889, in Osage County, near Linn, Missouri.3 Lawrence Henry Mertens, son of Joseph Wilhelm Mertens and Margaretha C. Marz, was born in June, 1890 in Missouri.1
Lawrence was enumerated as the son of Joseph Wilhelm Mertens on the 1900 U. S. Census of Crawford Township, Osage County, Missouri. He was listed as a nine-year-old single white male, born in Missouri, as were his parents. He is able to read, write, and speak English, and has not attended school within the year.1

Census

Census YearPlaceHead of Household
1900Crawford Township, Osage County, MissouriJoseph Wilhelm Mertens1

Citations

  1. [S6483] 1900 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Joseph Mertens household.
  2. [S2506] Quentin F. Veit, History of Henry Joseph Mertens and his wife Maria Magdalena Loethen, page 7.
  3. [S6344] Missouri Birth Records, 1851-1910, Ancestry.com (database online), 2007.

William Mertens1

M, #34375, b. August, 1895
Father*Joseph Wilhelm Mertens1 b. November 2, 1856
Mother*Margaretha C. Marz1 b. circa 1861
ChartsWilhelm Mertens Descendents
Wilhelm Mertens Descendant Chart (Indented)

Family History – see:

     William Mertens was also known as Willie Mertens.1 William Mertens, son of Joseph Wilhelm Mertens and Margaretha C. Marz, was born in August, 1895 in Missouri.1
William was enumerated as the son of Joseph Wilhelm Mertens under the name of "Willie Mertens" on the 1900 U. S. Census of Crawford Township, Osage County, Missouri. He was listed as a five-year-old single white male, born in Missouri, as were his parents.1

Census

Census YearPlaceHead of Household
1900Crawford Township, Osage County, MissouriJoseph Wilhelm Mertens1

Citations

  1. [S6483] 1900 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Joseph Mertens household.

John Mertens1

M, #34376, b. February, 1897
Father*Joseph Wilhelm Mertens1 b. November 2, 1856
Mother*Margaretha C. Marz1 b. circa 1861
ChartsWilhelm Mertens Descendents
Wilhelm Mertens Descendant Chart (Indented)

Family History – see:

     John Mertens, son of Joseph Wilhelm Mertens and Margaretha C. Marz, was born in February, 1897 in Osage County, Missouri.1
John was enumerated as the son of Joseph Wilhelm Mertens on the 1900 U. S. Census of Crawford Township, Osage County, Missouri. He was listed as a three-year-old single white male, born in Missouri, as were his parents.1

Census

Census YearPlaceHead of Household
1900Crawford Township, Osage County, MissouriJoseph Wilhelm Mertens1

Citations

  1. [S6483] 1900 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Joseph Mertens household.

Christine Mertens1

F, #34377, b. January, 1899
Father*Joseph Wilhelm Mertens1 b. November 2, 1856
Mother*Margaretha C. Marz1 b. circa 1861
ChartsWilhelm Mertens Descendents
Wilhelm Mertens Descendant Chart (Indented)

Family History – see:

     Christine Mertens, daughter of Joseph Wilhelm Mertens and Margaretha C. Marz, was born in January, 1899 in Missouri.1
Christine was enumerated as the daughter of Joseph Wilhelm Mertens on the 1900 U. S. Census of Crawford Township, Osage County, Missouri. She was listed as a one-year-old single white female, born in Missouri, as were her parents.1

Census

Census YearPlaceHead of Household
1900Crawford Township, Osage County, MissouriJoseph Wilhelm Mertens1

Citations

  1. [S6483] 1900 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Joseph Mertens household.

John W. Meisel1

M, #34378
      John married Susan Engelbrecht (her first marriage) on May 14, 1878 at Missouri.1

Family

Susan Engelbrecht d. between 1888 and 1900

Citations

  1. [S6134] Missouri Marriage Records, 1805-2002, Ancestry.com (database online), 2007.

Susan (?)1

F, #34379

Family

Lester Anson Randolph b. May 21, 1914, d. December 9, 1983

Citations

  1. [S6582] Family Tree titled "All The Seeds," Ancestry World Tree.

Luther Anson Randolph1

M, #34380, b. September 1, 1879, d. November 26, 1958
Father*John Henry Randolph1 b. December 21, 1852, d. January 30, 1915
Mother*Paulina Evelyn Saunders1 b. 1850, d. 1891
Luther Anson Randolph
     Luther Anson Randolph, son of John Henry Randolph and Paulina Evelyn Saunders, was born on September 1, 1879 in Barber, Missouri.1
I cannot find a Barber either city or county in Missouri. There is a Barber County, Kansas.
He lived with his parents, Paulina and John, in 1880 at Anthony Township in Harper County, Kansas.2
Luther was enumerated as the son of John Henry Randolph on the 1880 U. S. Census of Anthony Township, Kansas. He was listed as a ten-month-old boyl born in Missouri; his parents were born in Tennessee.2
Luther lived with his parents, John Henry, in 1895 in Fowler, Meade County, Kansas.3
He was enumerated as the son of John Henry Randolph on the March 1, 1895 Kansas state census in Fowler, Meade County as L A Randolph a 15-year-old male born in Missouri.3
Luther married Rosetta Ellen Nett, daughter of Marion Francis Nett and Amanda Elizabeth Shoemaker, circa 1904.11
Luther and Rose Randolph
Just Before their Wedding

Rosetta and Luther Anson Randolph lived in 1905 in Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas. Residing with them were, their child, Naoma..4
Luther appeared on the March 1, 1905 Kansas state census Topeka, Shawnee County a married 25-year-old male born in Missouri. Enumerated with him were, his wife Rosetta Ellen Nett, his daughter Naoma R. Randolph.4 ; Luther Randolph on the left1
Luther Randolph on the left

Luther Anson was a carpenter in 1910.5
Rosetta and Luther Anson Randolph lived in 1910 at Date Street in Rialto, San Bernardino County, California. Residing with them were, their children Naoma and Gladys..5
Luther is a head of household on the 1910 U. S. Census of Rialto, San Bernardino County, California. He was identified as a married 29-year-old male born in Missouri; his parents were born in Tennessee. Enumerated with him were: his wife Rosetta Ellen, his daughters Naoma R. and Gladys Fern.5
Luther Anson was a building contractor in 1930.6
Rosetta and Luther Anson Randolph lived in 1930 at 100 Knowles Way in Stockton, San Joaquin County, California. Residing with them were, their children Gladys and Lester, Rosetta's sister, Ellen Belle McLaughlin..6
Luther is a head of household on the 1930 U. S. Census of Ward 6, Stockton, San Joaquin County, California. He was identified as a 50-year-old male born in Missouri; his parents were born in Tennessee. He ws 23-years-old at the time of his first marriage. He owned a home valued at $7,000.00 and was not a veteran. Enumerated with him were: his wife Rosetta Ellen, his son Lester Anson, his daughter Gladys Fern, his sister-in-law Ellen Belle McLaughlin.61
Luther and Rose Randolph
Santa Cruz, California

Luther died on November 26, 1958 in Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz County, California, at age 79.1

Census

Census YearPlaceHead of Household
1880Anthony Township, Harper County, KansasJohn Henry Randolph2
1895Fowler, Meade County, KansasJohn Henry Randolph3
1905Topeka, Shawnee County, KansasLuther Anson Randolph4
1910Rialto, San Bernardino County, CaliforniaLuther Anson Randolph5
1930Ward 6, Stockton, San Joaquin County, CaliforniaLuther Anson Randolph6

Family

Rosetta Ellen Nett b. 1880, d. 1966
Children

Citations

  1. [S6582] Family Tree titled "All The Seeds," Ancestry World Tree.
  2. [S7451] 1880 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), John H. Randolph household.
  3. [S7454] 1895 Kansas State Census , J. H. Randolph household.
  4. [S7455] 1905 Kansas State Census , L. A. Randolph household.
  5. [S7452] 1910 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Luther A. Randolph household.
  6. [S7453] 1930 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Luther A. Randolph household.