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Re: Graveyards in Waco, TX
Posted by: Joan E. Rambo (ID *****8863) Date: June 26, 2005 at 19:14:22
In Reply to: Re: Graveyards in Waco, TX by gerri williams of 65481

Since you didn't give any dates as tell ages, I didn't go any further. I suggest you look at all the entries on the GenWeb site, some are for other cemeteries, too. Then contact the Waco Cemetery Group, they should have some helpful information.

1910 census 1209 Fran___?, Waco, McLennan Co, TX:

Sanford, Allen[sic] D., h, 41, M(2) 6 yrs, b TN, TN, TN
" Frances B., w, 40, M(2) 6 yrs 1 ch, 1 lvg, b KY, TN, Ire
" Frances B., d, 16, b TX [probably step dau to Allen D.]
" Allen D., s, 9, b TX [probably one from Oakwood Cemetery]
[Head of household is a lawyer, rents house]

1920 census 2114 Austin Ave, Waco, McLennan Co, TX:

Sanford, Allen[sic] D., h, 50 md, b TN, TN, TN
" Frances, w, 49 md, b KY, TN, Ireland
" Allen D., s, 19, sgl, b TX
[head of household is a lawyer, owns mortgaged home. A second couple and a servant reside there, too.]

1930 census 2414 (Collard?) Ave, Waco, McLennan Co, TX:

Sanford, Allan, h, 61, m @ 28 yrs of age, b TN, TN, TN
" Frances, w, 60, m @ 21 yrs of age, b KY, TN, Irish Free State
[Allan is lawyer, general practice, and there are 3 servants.]

1920 census 16th St. (no house numbers), Washington City, District of Columbia:

Merry, William T., h, 43, md, b NY, NY, NY
" Francis[sic] B., w, 25, md, b TX, KY, KY
" Mary F., d, 2, b AR
Clayton, Esther J., servant, 25, sgle, b IL, IL, IL
[William is an Officer in the Army.]

1910 census Military and Naval census - Island of Paway, Phillippine Islands, Post of Iloilo, City of Iloilo:

Merry, William, Capt 9th Inf, 34, sgl, b NY, NY, NY

1900 census German Flats, Herkimer Co, NY (Ilion is in Herkimer Co, NY):

Merry, Sewad[sic], h, b Jan 1846, 54, m 25 yrs, b NY, NY, NY
" Mary, w, b Dec 1850, 49, m 25 yrs, 3 ch, 3 lvg, b NY, NY, NY
" Flora R., d, b Nov 1873, 26, sgle, b NY - music teacher
" William T., s, b Jun 1876, 23, sgle, b NY - U.S. Army
" Margaret S., d, b Nov 1882 17, sgle, b NY
Spaulding, Nellie, boarder, b Jun 1843, 57, wid, b NY, VT, NY
[No occupation shown for Sewad, nor Nellie. I would think there is a possibility Nellie is a relative of some kind.]

1880 census German Flats, Herkimer Co, NY:

Category: Name; Relationship to head of household; Marital Status; Gender; Race; Age; Birthplace; Occupation; Father's Birthplace; Mother's Birthplace.

Seward MERRY Self M Male W 35 NY Grocer NY NY
Mary C. MERRY Wife M Female W 29 NY Keeping House NY NY
Flora R. MERRY Dau S Female W 6 NY At School NY NY
William T. MERRY Son S Male W 4 NY NY NY
Kate OWENS Other S Female W 19 NY Servant IRE IRE
Margaret MELDRUN Cousin S Female W 20 NY SCO NY

1870 census German Flats, Ilion P.O, Herkimer Co, NY:

Merry Lawrence L., 56, b NY - Groceries
" Maria (?), 45, b NY - land 17,000/personal 600
" Seward, 23, b NY, Groceries & Provisions Dealer - pers 3000
" Addie, 19, b NY
" Carrie, 13, b NY
Isley, Maggie, 13, b NY, dom servant - parents foreign born
Merry, Ralph, 85, b CT - [no occupation shown, probably father of Lawrence]

1860 census German Flats, Herkimer Co, NY pg 859:

Merry, Lawrence L., 44, b NY - clerk- no land, no personal
" Maria, 35, b NY
" Seward,m 14, b NY
" Ada, 9, b NY
" Carrie, 7, b NY

Page 860:

Merry Ralph, 75, b CT [no occupation shown]
" Mary, 73, b Mass
" Clar____?, 40, b NY - servant
[Name looks like it could be Clarrissa, probably a spinster daughter. May Lawrence's dau Carrie was named for her??]

Happy Hunting (^_^)

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