Ancestors who came to Northwest Tennessee

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Destination - Lake County, Tennessee

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Ahnentafel, Generation No. 1

1.Living MERRITT. She was the daughter of 2. Arthur Robert MERRITT and 3. Dora Elmira SMITH.
  


Ahnentafel, Generation No. 2

2.Arthur Robert MERRITT was born 31 OCT 1878, and died 14 JAN 1944. He was the son of 4. Goalman Benton Carden MERRITT and 5. Ida LaRue GRAFT.

3.Dora Elmira SMITH.
  

Children of Dora Elmira SMITH and Arthur Robert MERRITT are:
   i.Living MERRITT.
   ii.Living MERRITT.
1.  iii.Living MERRITT.
   iv.Living MERRITT.
   v.Living MERRITT.
   vi.Living MERRITT.
   vii.Living MERRITT.


Ahnentafel, Generation No. 3

4.Goalman Benton Carden MERRITT was born 6 MAY 1849 in Maynardsville, Tennessee, and died 14 SEP 1917 in Kansas. He was buried in Sunset Cemetery, Manhattan, Kansas.

5.Ida LaRue GRAFT was born 6 NOV 1859 in Iowa, and died 19 MAR 1899. She was buried in Suncet Cemetery, Manhattan, Kansas. She was the daughter of 10. John GRAFT and 11. Emzey VANDEGRIFT.
  

Children of Ida LaRue GRAFT and Goalman Benton Carden MERRITT are:
   i.Eva Ethel MERRITT was born 5 JUL 1877.
2.  ii.Arthur Robert MERRITT was born 31 OCT 1878, and died 14 JAN 1944. He married Dora Elmira SMITH 18 APR 1906.
   iii.Effie Lavina MERRITT was born 9 DEC 1880, and died 3 JUL 1967. She married Hawley AKIN in Divorced. She married Otto Wilhelm BAMMES 19 JUL 1903. He was born in Saxony, Germany.
   iv.Hattie Adell MERRITT was born 22 JUN 1883 in Cedar Creek Area, Kansas, and died 26 JUN 1972 in Manhattan, Kansas. She married David Charles ALLEN 17 MAR 1900 in Manhattan, Kansas, son of Charles Gustof ALLEN and Matilda PETERSON. He was born 22 AUG 1874 in Halifax, Wabaunsee Co., Kansas, and died 3 FEB 1931 in Manhattan, Kansas. She married August SAMUELSON 24 JUL 1941 in Trinity Lutheran Church. He died 9 FEB 1956.
   v.Elva Elmira MERRITT was born 27 FEB 1886, and died 13 JUN 1963. She married Max Friedrich BAMMES. He was born in Saxony, Germany, and died 4 JAN 1966.
   vi.Jessie Augusta MERRITT was born 3 SEP 1888, and died 9 OCT 1984 in Topeka, Kansas. She married Frank August ALLEN, son of Charles Gustof ALLEN and Matilda PETERSON. He died 21 DEC 1961.


Ahnentafel, Generation No. 4

10.John GRAFT was born in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania.

11.Emzey VANDEGRIFT was born in Alleghany County, West Virginia. She was the daughter of 22. Leonard VANDEGRIFT and 23. Mary E. MIERS.
  

Child of Emzey VANDEGRIFT and John GRAFT is:
5.  i.Ida LaRue GRAFT was born 6 NOV 1859 in Iowa, and died 19 MAR 1899. She married Goalman Benton Carden MERRITT 17 SEP 1876 in Martinsville, Missouri. He was born 6 MAY 1849 in Maynardsville, Tennessee, and died 14 SEP 1917 in Kansas.


Ahnentafel, Generation No. 5

22.Leonard VANDEGRIFT was born in Virginia, and died 14 JUN 1877 in St. George, Kansas.

23.Mary E. MIERS was born in Ohio, and died 12 OCT 1877 in St. George, Kansas.
  

Child of Mary E. MIERS and Leonard VANDEGRIFT is:
11.  i.Emzey VANDEGRIFT was born in Alleghany County, West Virginia. She married John GRAFT. He was born in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania.


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