Angola, IN
Wednesday 20 Mar 1907

Elizabeth Ellison was born in Deerfield, Portage Co, Oh March 22, 1835, died
March 9, 1907 at her home in Angola at the age of 71 years, 11 months and 17
days.  She was married to Horace O. Merry Nov. 15, 1855 with whom she lived
for more than 51 years in contented wedlock until her own death severed
earth's marriage bond.  For eighteen years subsequent to 1854 she lived in
Angola and for 23 years she lived on a farm in York Twp.  The last four
years of her life was spent in Angola.

Five daughters were born to Mr. and Mrs. Merry, one of whom, Mrs. Peter B.
Wicoff fell asleep two years before the mother.  The other daughters are
Mrs. T. C. Gundrum of Garden City, Mo; Mrs. W. E. Rose of Kendalville,
Indiana; Mrs. T. L. Pusey of Chicago, Ill; and Mrs. Fred Weiss of York Twp,
this county.  Mrs. Merry was a member of Pleasant Rebecca Lodge.

Note from submitter:  Elizabeth Ellison was the daughter of Zachariah and
Mary Ann Talbott Ellyson.  Horace Merry was also born in Deerfield OH and
was the son of Powell and Laura Caroline Diver Merry.

Susan McMahan
Alliance OH