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Husbands Full Name Rienzie Merry
His Data Date City Town or Place County or Province State or Country
Birth Sept.25,1840 Indiana
Marriage March 18,1866 Spencer Indiana
Death Jan.24,1900 Dale Spencer Indiana
Military Co.D 25th Indiana Infantry
Burial Dale Cemetery Dale Spencer Indiana
His Father unknown His Mother unknown

Wifes Full Name Hannah A Rust
Her Data Date City Town or Place County or Province State or Country
Birth May 20,1842
Death July 14
Burial Dale Cemetery Dale Spencer Indiana
Her Father William Rust Her Mother Elizabeth Porter

Their Children

Alvah C Merry 1867-1910
Lola B Merry 1868-1954
Elsie E Merry 1875-1906
Sarah J Merry b abt 1879/1880
Dilla May Merry 1872-1873
Sadie R Merry 1879-1958

Rienzie C Merry

Dale Weekly Reporter
26 January 1900

R.C. Merry, a Prominent Citizen and old Soldier of Dale, Passes Away

After several weeks of severe illness with dropsay, R.C. Merry died Wednesday morning at 11 o'clock. He had been in ill health for several months and not until the past few weeks was his illness concidered serious. Mr. Merry was one of our most prominent citizens and was an honorable, upright and Christian gentleman. At the breaking out of the Civil War he inlisted in Co. D., 25th Indiana volunteers, and served his country well during the rebellion. Mr.Merry leaves a companion and four children to bear his loss.
The funeral exercises were conducted at the residence yesterday afternoon at 2 o'clock by Rev. Hobson and the G.A.R. Post, of which order he was a faithful member. The remains were laid to rest in the Dale Cemetery. The many friends of the family extend their heartfelt sympathy.


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