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  • ID: I6407
  • Name: Maude Ophelia Zylks
  • Sex: F
  • Birth: 10 OCT 1892 in Fort Smith, Fayette Co, Ar 1
  • Death: 8 MAY 1985 in Decaturville, Tn 2
  • Burial: 9 MAY 1985 Memphis Memorial Park, Shelby Co, Tn
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    • Note: Chester's mother is listed in his obit as Mrs A.C. Merchant. The Polk City Directory shows the wife of AC Merchant to be named Maud.
    • Note:
      Obit Notice copied from the Memphis Commercial Newspaper,
      published 9 MAY 1985, page B10:

      Mrs. Maude Zylks Merchant, 92 of Decaturville, Tenn., formerly of
      Memphis, widow of Andrew Merchant, died yesterday morning at Decatur
      County Hospital in Parsons, Tenn., after a long illness.
      Services will be at 11 a.m. today at Trinity Tabernacle Assembly of God
      in Decaturville, where she was a member, with graveside services at 3 p.m.
      today at Memorial Park here. Boyd Funeral Home of Decaturville
      has charge.
      She leaves two daughters, Mrs. Annie Dale of Decaturville and
      Miss Gladys Magsig of Memphis; a son, Theodore Magsig of
      Arlington, Va; six grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and two
      great-great-grandchildren.


      Father: Thomas Gensel Zylks b: 15 JUL 1836 in Charleston, SC
      Mother: Lenn Elizabeth Pearson

      Marriage 1 Paul Charlie Fred Magsig b: 5 MAR 1875 in Bonn, Germany
        Children
        1. Has No Children Theodore Magsig b: 31 DEC 1907 in Arkansas
        2. Has No Children Gladys Louise Magsig b: 28 AUG 1910 in Arkansas
        3. Has Children Chester Milton Magsig b: 24 MAY 1913 in DeWitt, Arkansas
        4. Has No Children Annie Magsig

        Marriage 2 Andrew Curtis (A.C.) Merchant b: 31 AUG 1894

          Sources:
          1. Abbrev: Headstone, Memphis Memorial Park Cem, Garden of Time Section,
            Note:
            Headstone, Memphis Memorial Park Cem, Garden of Time Section, Lot 724, space 2.
          2. Abbrev: Headstone, Memphis Memorial Park Cem, Garden of Time Section,
            Note:
            Headstone, Memphis Memorial Park Cem, Garden of Time Section, Lot 724, space 2. and obit notice from Memphis Commercial Appeal for May 9, 1985, page B10