Eighth Generation


228. Joseph John MERCK1 was born on 14 February 1858 in Elsass, Kutschurgan, South Russia.83,117 He served in the military in 1879–1884 in Strassburg, Kutschurgan, South Russia.88 He appeared in the census in 1881 in Elsass, Kutschurgan, South Russia.83 Joseph emigrated on 13 December 1909 from South Russia to Brazil.153 He lived Province of Santa Catharina in Brazil in January 1910.88,153 He lived in Est Darragueiera, Argentina in March 1910–June 1912.88 Joseph immigrated on 3 June 1912 to Regstad Township, McHenry County, North Dakota, USA.117 He travelled with family from port of Veracruz, Mexico, to enter the United States on 3 June 1912 in Laredo, Texas. He appeared in the census in January 1920 in Regstad Township, McHenry County, North Dakota, USA.117 In January 1920 Joseph was a farmer in Regstad Township, McHenry County, North Dakota, USA.117 He appeared in the census in April 1930 in Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon, USA.154 He lived on Raleigh Street in Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon, USA in April 1930.105 Joseph died on 20 November 1939 at the age of 81 in Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon, USA.91,155 He was buried on 24 November 1939 in Mount Calvary Cemetery, Portland, Oregon, USA.91 He was also known as Joseph Merk.91

Joseph John MERCK and Katherine Cecilia EBERLE were married in 1887 in Mannheim, Kutschurgan, South Russia.105,156 They105,156 lived in Elsass, Kutschurgan, South Russia in 1893.145 They145 lived in Regstad Township, McHenry County, North Dakota, USA between July 1912 and 1922. Katherine Cecilia EBERLE1, daughter of Joannes Jacobus EBERLE and Magdalena Kanje HEISSER, was born in 1866 in Mannheim, Kutschurgan, South Russia.117,145,157,158 She lived in Mannheim, Kutschurgan, South Russia before 1887.159 She immigrated in 1912 to Regstad Township, McHenry County, North Dakota, USA.117 Katherine appeared in the census in January 1920 in Regstad Township, McHenry County, North Dakota, USA.117 She appeared in the census in April 1930 in Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon, USA.105 She died on 18 September 1938 at the age of 72 in Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon, USA.155,157,160 Katherine was buried on 21 September 1938 in Mount Calvary Cemetery, Portland, Oregon, USA.158

Joseph John MERCK and Katherine Cecilia EBERLE had the following children:

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Felix MERCK.

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Joseph Jakob MERCK.

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Lucia S. MERCK.

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John J. MERCK.

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Anthony Joseph MERCK.

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Mathias Joseph MERCK.

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Jacob Joseph "Jack" MERCK.

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Magdalena MERCK.