Walter Green MERRYMAN Gabe Harlis MERRYMAN Mary Louise MILLUS Mini tree diagram

Benjamin Colbert MERRYMAN1,2,3,4,5

12th Mar 19031,2,3,4,5 - 27th Feb 19473

Life History

12th Mar 1903

Born in Bengal, Sugar Loaf, Choctaw Nation, Indian Territory.1,2,3,4,5

27th Feb 1947

Died in Bengal, Latimer, Oklahoma.3

after 27th Feb 1947

Buried in LeFlore Cemetery, Leflore, Le Flore County, Oklahoma.3

Notes

  • 1910 Federal Census, Latimer County, Oklahoma, 27 April, DamonTownship, District 131, Page 3A, Hse #46, Fam #48
    Marymon [Merryman], Mary Head F W 35 Widow 8 children/5 living MO NYAR No Occupation Owns
    Marymon [Merryman] [Andrews], Perry D Son M W 17 Single MO US MO FarmLaborer, Working Out
    Marymon [Merryman] [Lewis], Jissie [Jesse] Son M W 12 Single OK US MOFarm Laborer, Working Out
    Marymon [Merryman], Bengiman [Benjamin] Son M W 7 Single OK US MO
    Marymon [Merryman], Jewel Dau F W 4 Single OK US MO

    1920 Federal Census, Latimer County, Oklahoma, 5 January, DamonTownship, District 87, Page 1B, Hse/Fam #13
    Reed, Mary Head Rents F W 46 Widow MO NY MO Farmer
    Merryman, Bennie Son M W 16 Single OK OK MO

    In 1930, the census reported Benjamin was living with his brother Gabeand his family.  Gabe and his brother Ben are reported as Indian,while Eva and the children are all White.

    1930 Federal Census, Latimer County, Oklahoma, 5 April, BengalVillage, District 39-12, page 1B, Hse/Fam #12
    Merryman, Gabe H Head Rents $2 No Radio Male Indian 29 Married at age20 Oklahoma Mixed Blood Choctaw Tie Maker [b abt 1901]
    Merryman, Eva Wife F W 26 Married at age 17 Oklahoma Arkansas Missouri[b abt 1904]
    Merryman, Denver Son M W 6 Single OK OK OK [b abt 1924]
    Merryman, Oleeta Dau F W 4yrs4mos Single OK OK OK [b abt Nov 1925]
    Merryman, Jimmie G Son M W 9mos Single OK OK OK [b abt June 1929]
    Merryman, Benjamin Brother M W 27 Single Oklahoma Mixed Blood ChoctawTie Maker [b abt 1903]

    In 1940 Ben and his whole family are reported as White.

    1940 Federal Census, Latimer County, Oklahoma, 26 April, SaloniaTownship, District 39-15, Page 12B, Hse #208, Owns $25 [sic], No Farm
    Merryman, Ben C Head M W 37 Married Grade 4 b Oklahoma Rural LatimerCo in 1935 Cutting Logs for Saw Mill [b abt 1903]
    Merryman, Henretta [sic] Wife F W 31 Married Grade 2 b Oklahoma RuralLatimer Co in 1935 [b abt 1909]
    Merryman, Mary B Dau F W 8 Single Grade 1 b Oklahoma Rural Latimer Coin 1935 [b abt 1932]
    Merryman, Lucille Dau F W 8 Single Grade 1 b Oklahoma Rural Latimer Coin 1935 [b abt 1932]
    Merryman, Barbraba [sic, for Barbara?] Dau F W 6 Single Grade 1 bOklahoma Rural Latimer Co in 1935 [b abt 1934]
    Merryman, Wanda L Dau F W 3 Single Grade 1 b Oklahoma Rural Latimer Coin 1935 [b abt 1937]

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    Benjamin Colbert Merryman
    Birth Mar. 12, 1903 Bengal, Latimer County, Oklahoma
    Death Feb. 27, 1947 Bengal, Latimer County, Oklahoma

    Married: Henryetta Pearson Born: 9-5-1909 Died: 1-21-1963 Buried:Leflore Cemetery
    Daughters:
    Mary Bell Merryman Born: 5-2-1931 Died: 1952 Buried: Leflore Cemetery
    Barbara Ruth Merryman Vinsant Born: 1-13-1934 Died: 1-1978 Buried:Dora Cemetery
    Jettie Beatrice Merryman Born: 8-1942 Died: 1942 Buried: LefloreCemetery
    3 daughters and 1 son living

    Parents Mary C. Millus Dollison (1873 - 1947)
    Burial LeFlore Cemetery, Leflore, Le Flore County, Oklahoma

    Created by Donna Aug 14, 2013
    --  Find A Grave Memorial #115430095,http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=115430095
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Sources

  • 1. 1920 Federal Census, Latimer County, Oklahoma
    • 5 January, Damon Township, District 87, Page 1B, Hse/Fam #13
  • 2. 1910 Federal Census, Latimer County, Oklahoma
    • 27 April, Damon Township, District 131, Page 3A, Hse #46, Fam #48
  • 3. Find a Grave Memorial Registry
  • 4. 1930 Federal Census, Latimer County, Oklahoma
    • 5 April, Bengal Village, District 39-12, page 1B, Hse/Fam #12
  • 5. 1940 Federal Census, Latimer County, Oklahoma
    • 26 April, Salonia Township, District 39-15, Page 12B, Hse #208, Owns

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