Frank O Merrifield[1]

Male 1878 - 1940  (61 years)

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  • Name Frank O Merrifield  [1
    Born 11 Jul 1878  Iowa, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 1940  [1
    Buried Mound Cemetery, Benton, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I3032  Tarbert - Waldo
    Last Modified 20 Dec 2015 

    Family Ella Kimm,   b. 14 Aug 1874,   d. 14 Mar 1967  (Age 92 years) 
    Married 22 Nov 1900  Marengo, Iowa, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Last Modified 20 Dec 2015 
    Family ID F1079  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsMarried - 22 Nov 1900 - Marengo, Iowa, Iowa, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S39] FamilySearch Family Tree (, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, ((, accessed 20 Dec 2015), entry for Ella Kimm, person ID KLQL-6BM. (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S82] Iowa, Benton County, Vinton -Cedar Valley Daily Times (Newspaper), Iowa. Venton., "Mother of 17 Children Dies at Blairstown," 31 Oct 1931, p. 3; digital images. (Reliability: 3).
      "Mother of 17 Children Dies At Blairstown" Blairstown, Oct. 31-Mrs. Emma Kimm, 81 years old, widow of G. H. Kimm, died Friday morning at her Blairstown home of pneumonia following an illness of only a few days. Her husband's death occured six weeks ago. Services will be held sunday at 2.00 p.m. in the Presbyterian church here, with the Rev. J.B. C. Peck conducting the rites. Burial will be in Mound cemetery at Watkins. Six grandsons, who were pallbearers for Mr. Kimm, will act as casket bearers for their aged grandmother Mrs. Kimm was the mother of seventeen children. Emma Schneider, daughter of Gregory and Regina Schneider, was born Feb. 26, 1850, at Deavertown, Ohio, coming to Iowa, when a small child with her parents. She was married Dec.. 26, 1876 at Marengo. the Kimms moved to a farm northeast of Blairstown in 1886 from a place near Norway. They went to Huron, S. D., in 1010 retuning here last year. Fourteen children surviving are: Henry, Archie, Martin, Matt, and Gus H., of Blairstown, Charles of Coggon, Mrs. Laura Hotchkiss and Mrs. Ella Merrifield of Cedar Rapids, Aurthur of Wolsey, S, D., Mrs. Emma Lowe. Mrs. Allce Boone, Mrs. Maggie Johnson, Mrs. Abbie Wodstrichill and John, of Huron S.D.. The family includes sixty grandchildren and forty-five great grandchildren. Other relatives living are four sister Mrs. A. S. Kimm of Blairstown, Mrs. John Lauger of Des Moines, Mrs Rose Bansch of Atkinson, Neb., and Mrs. Laura Swick of Watkins, her twin.