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Adam Merdian

Adam Merdian

Male 1859 - 1939  (79 years)

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  • Name Adam Merdian 
    Born 25 Aug 1859  Ottersheim, Germersheim, Rhineland-Pfatz, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Emigration 12 Sep 1881  New York City, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    He sailed with his parents on board the SS Stella from Amsterdam 
    Married To 1883  [1, 3, 4, 5
    Catherine Glatz. She was born about 1865 in Germany.

    Issue:

    1. Albert AloysiousMeridan (1884-1945)
    2. Louis Meridan (1886-1959)
    3. Louisa Meridan (1887-____)
    4. John Francis Meridan (1889-1927)
    5. Katharina Julia Meridan (1891-1918)
    6. Rosia B. Meridan (1893-____)
    7. Mary Meridan (1895-1910)
    8. Leo Anothny Meridan (1896-1955)
    9. Michael Marcus Meridan (1900-1972)
    10. Cecelia Meridan (1904-1977)
    11. Clara Meridan (1906-1970) 
    Naturalization 25 Aug 1888  Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    he petitioned for naturalization 
    Petition for naturalization of Adam Merdian
    Petition for naturalization of Adam Merdian
    Decoration of Intentions of Adam Merdian
    Decoration of Intentions of Adam Merdian
    Census 1900  Etna, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Census 1910  Sharpsburg, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Occupation sbt 1910  [2
    He was a water tender for Blast Furnace at Steel Mill 
    Census 1920  Sharpsburg, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Census 1930  Sharpsburg, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    History Adam "billed" himself as the seventh son of a 7th son. As such he felt he had special powers. He would read the Bible over someone and ay hands on them and they would be healed. He believed that he could heal Mike Nolan of his epilepsy, but Mike would not let him try.  [2
    Died 20 Jan 1939  Sharpsburg, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Cause: chronic myocarditis 
    Death Certificate of Adam Meridan
    Death Certificate of Adam Meridan
    Buried 23 Jan 1939  Saint Marys Cemetery, Sharpsburg, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I2875  Roy Family Genealogy
    Last Modified 13 Aug 2016 

    Father Conrad Merdian,   b. 10 Dec 1838, Ottersheim, Germersheim, Rhineland-Pfatz, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Oct 1919, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Apollonia Wolff,   b. 20 Apr 1837, Kuhardt, Germersheim, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Nov 1907, Etna, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 24 Mar 1866  Ottersheim, Germersheim, Rhineland-Pfatz, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Family ID F1325  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 25 Aug 1859 - Ottersheim, Germersheim, Rhineland-Pfatz, Germany Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEmigration - He sailed with his parents on board the SS Stella from Amsterdam - 12 Sep 1881 - New York City, New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNaturalization - he petitioned for naturalization - 25 Aug 1888 - Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Age: 40 - 1900 - Etna, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - He is listed as a water tender at a blast furnace - 1910 - Sharpsburg, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - He is listed as a laborer in a steel mill - 1920 - Sharpsburg, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - He was a widower and living with his son, Louis - 1930 - Sharpsburg, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: chronic myocarditis - 20 Jan 1939 - Sharpsburg, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 23 Jan 1939 - Saint Marys Cemetery, Sharpsburg, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Adam Merdian and Family
    Adam Merdian and Family
    Adam Meridan
    Adam Meridan

  • Sources 
    1. [S121] Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1964, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2014).
      Death Certificate of Adam Meridan

    2. [S164] Ancestry World Tree, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Inc., 1998).

    3. [S320] 1900 U.S. Census - Pennsylvania, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2004).
      Year: 1900; Census Place: Etna, Allegheny, Pennsylvania; Roll: 1367; Page: 11A; Enumeration District: 0382; FHL microfilm: 1241367

    4. [S113] 1920 U.S. Census - Pennyslvania.
      Year: 1920; Census Place: Sharpsburg, Allegheny, Pennsylvania; Roll: T625_1528; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 800; Image: 847

    5. [S110] Ancestry Family Trees.

    6. [S573] Pennsylvania, Federal Naturalization Records, 1795-1931, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011).
      Petition of Adam Merdian

    7. [S321] 1910 U.S. Census - Pennsylvania, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006).
      Year: 1910; Census Place: Sharpsburg, Allegheny, Pennsylvania; Roll: T624_1297; Page: 21A; Enumeration District: 0226; FHL microfilm: 1375310

    8. [S108] 1930 U.S. Census - Pennsylvania.
      Year: 1930; Census Place: Sharpsburg, Allegheny, Pennsylvania; Roll: 1990; Page: 15B; Enumeration District: 0795; Image: 838.0; FHL microfilm: 2341724