513. Edward Mathias "Eddie" MERCK was born on 19 October 1931 in Humboldt, Kittson County, Minnesota, USA.395 He appeared in the census on 3 April 1940 in Humboldt, Kittson County, Minnesota, USA.126 He graduated in June 1949 in Argyle High School, Argyle, Marshall County, Minnesota, USA.272 In June 1949–September 1950 Eddie was a construction worker in Garrison Dam, Riverdale, North Dakota.281 He graduated in June 1954 in Moorhead State Teachers College, Moorhead, Clay County, Minnesota, USA.272 Between September 1954 and June 1956 he was a high school teacher in Marietta, Lac qui Parle County, Minnesota, USA.272,396 Eddie joined the Air Force on 20 August 1956 in Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, United States396 He graduated on 7 November 1957 at Aviation Cadet Navigator Training Program in Harlingen Air Force Base, Texas.396 Name was commissioned as an officer on 7 November 1957 in Harlingen Air Force Base, Texas, USA396 Between 7 November 1957 and 31 July 1977 he was an Officer of the United States Air Force in numerous worldwide locations.396 Eddie lived in Evreux-Fauville Air Base, France in December 1957–August 1961.396 He lived in Travis Air Force Base, Solano County, California, USA in August 1961–October 1964.396 He lived in Yokota Air Base, Japan in October 1964–August 1967.396 Eddie lived in Boulder, Boulder County, Colorado, USA in August 1967–February 1969.396 He graduated in January 1969 at University of Colorado, Graduate School of Business in Boulder, Colorado, USA.396 He lived in Hampton, Virginia, USA in March 1972–December 1973.396 Eddie lived in Clark Air Force Base, Republic of the Philippines in December 1973–April 1975.396 He lived in Jacksonville, Pulaski County, Arkansas, USA after April 1975.396 He retired on 31 July 1977 in Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, USA.272 Between 1978 and 1985 Eddie was an Office and Operations Manager for a wholesale oil distributor in Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas, USA.396 Between 1985 and 1999 he was a Management Project Analyst, Management Information Systems in Arkansas Department of Human Services.396 He retired on 1 June 1999 in Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas, USA.396 Eddie volunteered webmaster internet services for nonprofit organizations, state, veterans and genealogy groups after 1999 in Arkansas and Mississippi.396 He had a DNA test performed on 1 March 2006. He had a DNA test performed on 29 October 2009. Eddie was presented the Governor's 2014 Arkansas Community Service Award on 13 June 2014 at Arkansas Governor's Mansion in Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas, USA.
Edward Mathias "Eddie" MERCK and Josephine "Jo" CONNELL397 were married on 15 June 1962 in Maxwell Air Force Base, Montgomery, Alabama, USA.397 They397 lived in Yokota Air Base, Japan in March 1969–February 1972.398 Josephine "Jo" CONNELL, daughter of Claud Armand CONNELL and Audrey CLARK, was born on 7 November 1927 in Morrilton, Conway County, Arkansas, USA.399 She appeared in the census on 7 April 1930 in Smackover, Union County, Arkansas, USA.111 She appeared in the census on 3 April 1940 in Smackover, Union County, Arkansas, USA.126 Jo graduated in June 1944 in Smackover High School, Smackover, Arkansas, USA.400 She graduated in June 1948 in Harding College, Searcy, Arkansas, USA.400 Between 1950 and 1964 she was a teacher in Arkansas, California, Louisiana, New Mexico, New York, France and Turkey.400 In 1955–1956 Jo was an Executive Secretary of Alumni Association at Harding College in Searcy, Arkansas, USA. She graduated in January 1958 in Graduate School, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York City, New York, USA.400 She lived in Jacksonville, Pulaski County, Arkansas, USA after April 1975.400 Jo died from homeosttenosis and hypertension from complications resulting from a hiatal hernia on 7 August 2020 at the age of 92 at Greystone Nursing and Rehabilitation in Cabot, Arkansas, United States.
Edward Mathias "Eddie" MERCK and Josephine "Jo" CONNELL had the following children: