Mary Ellen Graybill

Female 1862 - 1948  (85 years)


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  • Name Mary Ellen Graybill 
    Born 26 Sep 1862  Macedonia, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 6 Jan 1948  Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 8 Jan 1948  Macedonia, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I3419  Petersen-de Lanskoy
    Last Modified 6 Jan 2015 

    Father Levi Graybill,   b. 12 Mar 1818, Bloomfield Township, Jackson, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Nov 1912, near Persia, Harrison, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years) 
    Mother Patience Smith,   b. 25 Nov 1825, New Castle, Henry, Indiana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Aug 1895, Macedonia, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 20/21 Jun 1841  Quincy, Adams, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F243  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • RESEARCH_NOTES:
      1. Reviewed Rootsweb.com Worldconnect and LDS Ancestral File Oct 2003.

      2. Website: Iagenweb.org/pottawattamie/vitals-births.htm: 1897-1918 Birth Records for Potta. Co., IA:
      Male Mercer, 2 May 1898, Grove Twp., John Mercer and Mary Ellen Graybill.

      3. Censuses:
      1870 US: Wheeler's Grove P.O., Grove Twp., Pottawattamie, Iowa, p. 160a, dwelling 34:
      Levi Graybill, 52, farming, $3000, $1000, OH.
      Patience, 44, housekeeping, IN.
      Palmer, 21, farmer, IA.
      Levi, 19, IA.
      John, 17, IA.
      Joseph, 12, IA.
      George, 10, IA.
      Mary, 7, IA.
      Martha, 6, IA.
      Wm., 2, IA.
      Lucinda Prichet, 7, IA.

      1880 US: Grove, Pottawattamie, Iowa; NA film T9-0361, p. 128D:
      Levi Graybill, farmer, self, 62, OH NC NC.
      Patience, wife, 55, IN SC NC.
      Bird, son, 22, IA OH IN. [LDS site took this off as Bud, but close examination shows Bird.]
      Geo., son, 20, IA OH IN.
      Mary, dau., 17, IA OH IN.
      Martha, dau, 15, IA OH IN.
      Lucinda, g.dau., 16, IA OH IN.
      Will, son, 12, IA OH IN.

      1900 US: Grove Township, Pottawattamie, Iowa, p. 97, entry 61:
      John Mercer, Mar 1858, 42, married 19 years, MO NY VA, farm laborer.
      Mary E., Sep 1865, 34, married 19 years, IA OH IN.
      Sylvia L., dau, Sep 1881, 18, IA MO IA.
      Hazel D. dau, Sep 1889, 10, IA MO IA.
      Pearl, son, May 1898, 2, IA MO IA.

      1910 US: Grove Township, Pottawattamie, Iowa, p. 74b, entry 84:
      Mary Mercer, 46, widow, 4 total children all living, IA OH IN.
      Pearl, 12, son, IA MO IA.
      Glee, 9, granddau., IA Unk IA.
      Levi Graybill, father, 92, widower, OH Ger NC.

      1920 US: Macedonia, Pottawattamie, Iowa, p. 229a, entry 31:
      Mary E. Mercer, 54, widow, IA OH IN.
      Salathiel P., son, 21, IA MO IA.

      1930 US: Macedonia town, Pottawattamie, Iowa, p. 184a, entry 60:
      Mary E. Mercer, 65, widow, age 18 when married, IA OH IN.
      Hildreth R. Kindheart, granddau., 16, IA IL IA.
      Bernadine L. Kindheart, granddau., 13, IA IL IA.
      Marlan D., Kindheart granddau., 6, IA IL IA.

      4. FHL book 929.273 P684pn: "Graybill/Stoker/Eller/Smith/Koons/Pitt Connections," by Norman E. 'Gene' Pitt, 1996, pp. 55-60: "Mary Ellen Graybill, b. 26 Sep 1862, Pottawattamie Co., IA; d. 6 Jan 1948; md. to John Mercer. He was b. 1858, MO; d. 1909. Their children are Sylvia Lorena, Elsie Lacy, Hazel Dell and Salathiel Pearl." See book for extensive downline of this family.

      BIRTH:
      1. Per Pitt book quoted above.

      MARRIAGE:
      1. Ordinance Index reports spouse as John J. Mercer or Joshua John Mercer with date of 11 Jan 1881 in Montgomery Co., IA.

      DEATH:
      1. Ordinance Index reports death at 1948.

      2. Per Pitt book quoted above.