Ninth Generation


308. Christian MERCK was born on 20 November 1871 in Elsass, Kutschurgan, South Russia.83,93,181,182,183 He lived in Elsass, Kutschurgan, South Russia in 1881.83 He served in the military draftee in 1892 in Elsass, Kutschurgan, South Russia.138 Christian appeared in the census in 1893 in Elsass, Kutschurgan, South Russia.138 He immigrated on 21 December 1899 to Eureka, McPherson County, South Dakota, USA.96,184 He was also known as Christian Merk on 13 March 1900.96,184 Christian appeared in the census in June 1900 in Strasburg, Emmons County, North Dakota, USA.80 He was naturalized on 3 April 1906 in Towner, McHenry County, North Dakota, USA.185 He appeared in the census in 1910 in Regstad Township, McHenry County, North Dakota, USA.78 Christian was appointed to first Board of Directors for Karlsruhe Telephone Co. in March 1913 in Karlsruhe, McHenry County, North Dakota, USA 186 He appeared in the census in January 1920 in Regstad Township, McHenry County, North Dakota, USA.93 In January 1920 he was a farmer in Regstad Township, McHenry County, North Dakota, USA.93 Christian appeared in the census in April 1930 in Karlsruhe, McHenry County, North Dakota, USA.96 He died on 24 April 1947 at the age of 75 in Karlsruhe, McHenry County, North Dakota, USA.137,181,182 He was buried at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Cemetery in Karlsruhe, McHenry County, North Dakota, USA.109

Christian MERCK and Eva BAUMGARTNER were married in 1892 in Strassburg, Kutschurgan, South Russia.80,181,187 They80,181,187 appeared in the census on 8 April 1940 in Karlsruhe, McHenry County, North Dakota, USA.176 Eva BAUMGARTNER, daughter of Anton BAUMGARTNER and Barbara BURGAD, was born on 8 August 1872 in Strassburg, Kutschurgan, South Russia.93,181,182,188 She appeared in the census in 1893 in Elsass, Kutschurgan, South Russia.138 She immigrated on 21 December 1899 to Eureka, McPherson County, South Dakota, USA.184 Eva appeared in the census in June 1900 in Strasburg, Emmons County, North Dakota, USA.80 She appeared in the census in April 1910 in Regstad Township, McHenry County, North Dakota, USA.78 She appeared in the census in January 1920 in Regstad Township, McHenry County, North Dakota, USA.93 Eva lived in Karlsruhe, McHenry County, North Dakota, USA in January 1940.189 She died on 1 December 1952 at the age of 80 in Karlsruhe, McHenry County, North Dakota, USA.137,181,182,188 She was buried at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Cemetery in Karlsruhe, McHenry County, North Dakota, USA.109

Christian MERCK and Eva BAUMGARTNER had the following children:

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Jacob "Jack" MERCK.

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Julianna MERCK.

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Elizabeth MERCK.

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John C. MERCK.

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Johanna (Jennie) MERCK.

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Katherine "Kate" MERCK.

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Agnes MERCK was born on 28 September 1908 in Karlsruhe Township, McHenry County, North Dakota, USA.183,190 She appeared in the census in April 1910 in Karlsruhe, Regstad Township, McHenry County, North Dakota, USA.78 She appeared in the census in 1920 in Regstad Township, McHenry County, North Dakota, USA.93 Agnes appeared in the census in 1930 in Karlsruhe, Regstad Township, McHenry County, North Dakota, USA.96 She was also known as Sr. Bonaventure Merck OSB on 11 July 1933.96 She took vows on 11 July 1933 in Mount Saint Benedict, Crookston, Polk County, Minnesota, USA.137 Agnes died on 28 September 2000 at the age of 92 in Crookston, Polk County, Minnesota, USA.183,190

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Anton "Tony" MERCK.