Eighth Generation


231. Joseph John MERCK1 was born on 14 February 1858 in Elsass, Kutschurgan, South Russia.83,93 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.145 He lived Province of Santa Catharina in Brazil in January 1910.88,145 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.93 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.93 In January 1920 Joseph was a farmer in Regstad Township, McHenry County, North Dakota, USA.93 He appeared in the census in April 1930 in Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon, USA.146 He lived on Raleigh Street in Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon, USA in April 1930.96 Joseph died on 20 November 1939 at the age of 81 in Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon, USA.90,147 He was buried on 24 November 1939 in Mount Calvary Cemetery, Portland, Oregon, USA.90 He was also known as Joseph Merk.90

Joseph John MERCK and Katherine Cecilia EBERLE were married in 1887 in Mannheim, Kutschurgan, South Russia.96,148 They96,148 lived in Elsass, Kutschurgan, South Russia in 1893.138 They138 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 HEISER, was born in 1866 in Mannheim, Kutschurgan, South Russia.93,138,149,150 She lived in Mannheim, Kutschurgan, South Russia before 1887.151 She immigrated in 1912 to Regstad Township, McHenry County, North Dakota, USA.93 Katherine appeared in the census in January 1920 in Regstad Township, McHenry County, North Dakota, USA.93 She appeared in the census in April 1930 in Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon, USA.96 She died on 18 September 1938 at the age of 72 in Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon, USA.147,149,152 Katherine was buried on 21 September 1938 in Mount Calvary Cemetery, Portland, Oregon, USA.150

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.