Ninth Generation


305. Christian MERCK was born on 20 November 1871 in Elsass, Kutschurgan, South Russia.83,117,189,190,191 He lived in Elsass, Kutschurgan, South Russia in 1881.83 He served in the military draftee in 1892 in Elsass, Kutschurgan, South Russia.145 Christian appeared in the census in 1893 in Elsass, Kutschurgan, South Russia.145 He immigrated on 21 December 1899 to Eureka, McPherson County, South Dakota, USA.105,192 He was also known as Christian Merk on 13 March 1900.105,192 Christian appeared in the census in June 1900 in Strasburg, Emmons County, North Dakota, USA.79 He was naturalized on 3 April 1906 in Towner, McHenry County, North Dakota, USA.193 He appeared in the census in 1910 in Regstad Township, McHenry County, North Dakota, USA.77 Christian was appointed to first Board of Directors for Karlsruhe Telephone Co. in March 1913 in Karlsruhe, McHenry County, North Dakota, USA 194 He appeared in the census in January 1920 in Regstad Township, McHenry County, North Dakota, USA.117 In January 1920 he was a farmer in Regstad Township, McHenry County, North Dakota, USA.117 Christian appeared in the census in April 1930 in Karlsruhe, McHenry County, North Dakota, USA.105 He died on 24 April 1947 at the age of 75 in Karlsruhe, McHenry County, North Dakota, USA.144,189,190 He was buried at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Cemetery in Karlsruhe, McHenry County, North Dakota, USA.114

Christian MERCK and Eva BAUMGARTNER were married in 1892 in Strassburg, Kutschurgan, South Russia.79,189,195 They79,189,195 appeared in the census on 8 April 1940 in Karlsruhe, McHenry County, North Dakota, USA.184 Eva BAUMGARTNER, daughter of Anton BAUMGARTNER and Barbara BURGAD, was born on 8 August 1872 in Strassburg, Kutschurgan, South Russia.117,189,190,196 She appeared in the census in 1893 in Elsass, Kutschurgan, South Russia.145 She immigrated on 21 December 1899 to Eureka, McPherson County, South Dakota, USA.192 Eva appeared in the census in June 1900 in Strasburg, Emmons County, North Dakota, USA.79 She appeared in the census in April 1910 in Regstad Township, McHenry County, North Dakota, USA.77 She appeared in the census in January 1920 in Regstad Township, McHenry County, North Dakota, USA.117 Eva lived in Karlsruhe, McHenry County, North Dakota, USA in January 1940.197 She died on 1 December 1952 at the age of 80 in Karlsruhe, McHenry County, North Dakota, USA.144,189,190,196 She was buried at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Cemetery in Karlsruhe, McHenry County, North Dakota, USA.114

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.191,198 She appeared in the census in April 1910 in Karlsruhe, Regstad Township, McHenry County, North Dakota, USA.77 She appeared in the census in 1920 in Regstad Township, McHenry County, North Dakota, USA.117 Agnes appeared in the census in 1930 in Karlsruhe, Regstad Township, McHenry County, North Dakota, USA.105 She was also known as Sr. Bonaventure Merck OSB on 11 July 1933.105 She took vows on 11 July 1933 in Mount Saint Benedict, Crookston, Polk County, Minnesota, USA.144 Agnes died on 28 September 2000 at the age of 92 in Crookston, Polk County, Minnesota, USA.191,198

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Anton "Tony" MERCK.