David Colbert MERRYMAN Walter Green MERRYMAN Gipson VAN MERRYMAN Ora May GRAHAM Mary J F MERRYMAN William Henry MERRYMAN Lavena MERRYMAN Leo Earl MERRYMAN Baby Boy MERRYMAN Cordelia Ellen BLAIR Mini tree diagram
Abraham Abel H MERRYMAN

Abraham Abel H MERRYMAN1,6,2,3,7,4,5

28th Aug 18831,2,3,4,5 - 8th Dec 19542

Life History

28th Aug 1883

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

10th Aug 1902

Married Ora May GRAHAM in Sugar Loaf County, Choctaw Nation, Indian Territory.8,5

17th Nov 1932

Divorced from Ora May GRAHAM in Reno, Washoe, Nevada.8

8th Apr 1943

Death of Ora May GRAHAM in Fort Steilacoom, Pierce, Washington.9,8

8th Dec 1954

Died in Contra Costa County, California.2

Notes

  • 1896 Census, Sugar Loaf County, Choctaw Naton, Indian Territory, page478
    Merryman, David C Head  Male 43
    Merryman, Gipson V Male 18
    Merryman, Abraham Male 13
    Merryman, Mary J F Female 12
    Merryman, Wm H Male 9
    Merryman, Leo E Male 5

    U.S. Native American Enrollment Cards for the Five Civilized Tribes,1898-1914
    1899, Sugar Loaf County, Choctaw Nation, P O Bengal, Card (Field)#2879
    1 Dawes' Roll #8455, Merryman, 49 (in 1899) David C, Age 46 Male,Birth Abt 1850, 1/8, 1896 Sugar Loaf Co #14560;  Fath W P MerrymanDead Non Citz, Moth Annie Merryman Dead Skullyville
    2 Dawes' Roll #W.915 Merryman, Cordelia E, 45 [sic] (in 1899) Wife,Age 38 [sic], Female, Birth Abt 1858, Intermarried White, 1896 SugarLoaf Co #14806;  Fath John W Blair Dead Non Citz, Moth Mary Revard1896 Non-Citz
    3 Dawes' Roll #8456, Merryman, Abraham, 18 (in 1899) Son Age 15, MBirth Abt 1881, 1/16, 1896 Sugar Loaf Co #8519, Fath #1, Moth #2
    4 Dawes' Roll #8457, Merryman, Mary J F, 16 (in 1899) Dau Age 13, FBirth Abt 1883, 1/16, 1896 Sugar Loaf Co #8520, Fath #1, Moth #2
    5 Dawes' Roll #8458, Merryman, William H, 14 (in 1899) Son Age 11, FBirth Abt 1885, 1/16, 1896 Sugar Loaf Co #8521, Fath No 1, Moth No 2
    6 Dawes' Roll #8459, Merryman, Leo E, 11 (in 1899) Dau [sic; Son] Age8, F [sic; Male] Birth Abt 1891, 1/16, 1896 Sugar Loaf Co #8522, FathNo 1, Moth No 2
    7 W.1314, Merryman, Ora, 16 [in 1899] Wife of No 3, Age 16, F IW BirthAbt 1883; [no prior registration] Fath John Graham Non Citz, MothOrminda Graham Non Citz
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    Notes:
    Record as to enrollment of No 7 forwarded Department, Mar 14, 1906;Record returned.  See opinion of Assistant Attiorney General of March15, 1906 in case of Omer R Nicholson
    No 2 on 1896 roll as Cordelia Merryman
    No 4 on 1896 roll as Mary
    No 5 on 1896 roll as Wm H
    No 3 is now the husband of Ora Merryman on Choctaw card #S807 Sept 24,1902
    On Aug 10, 1902 No 7 was married to No 3
    No 7 originally listed for enrollment on Choctaw Card D807 sept 24,1902:  transferred to this card Feb 1, 1905.  See decision of Jan 16,1905
    For child of Nos 3 & 7, see NB (Mar 3-05) Card #137
    For child of Nos 4, see NB (Mar 3-05) Card #589
    Enrollment of No 2 hereon approved by the Sec of the interior Aug 3,1904
    Enrollment of Nos 1,3,4,5,6 hereon approved by the Sec of the interiorJan 17, 1903
    Enrollment of No 7 hereon approved by the Sec of the interior Mar 14,1905
    No 7 P O LeFlore, IT
    Date of application for enrollment 6/19/99 #1 to 6

    U.S., Native American Enrollment Cards for the Five Civilized Tribes,1898-1914
    25 Sep 1902, Choctaw By Blood, Census Card 2879
    Abraham Merryman Dawes #8456
    Age 18, Birth abt 1884

    1900 Federal Census, Choctaw Nation, Indian Territory, 7 June,Township 4, District 94, Page 16B, House/Family #4
    Merryman, David C  Head Indian Male Feb 1853 47  Married 26 yearsChoctaw b Ind Terr  Father b Tenn  Mother Choctaw b Miss Farmer OwnsFarm
    Merryman, Cordellia Wife W F Aug 1858  41  Married 26 years  4children/2 living IL IL IL
    Merryman, Abel Son Ind M Aug 1883  16 Single Choctaw b Ind TerrChoctaw b Ind Terr  Mother b Illinois Farm Laborer
    Merryman, Mary Dau Ind F Feb 1886  14  Single Choctaw b Ind TerrChoctaw b Ind Terr  Mother b Illinois
    Merryman, Henry Son Ind M Apr 1888  12 Single Choctaw b Ind TerrChoctaw b Ind Terr  Mother b Illinois Farm Laborer
    Merryman, Leo Son Ind M Mar 1891  9 Single Choctaw b Ind Terr  Choctawb Ind Terr  Mother b Illinois
    Merryman, Izora Niece [granddaughter?] Ind F Jan 1900 4mos Single IndTerr Ind Terr Texas

    Abraham was listed in his father's household on the final rolls ofChoctaw by Blood.

    Chickasaw Roll Citizens by Blood, 9 May 1904 (birthdates as of 1899census)
    #8455 Merryman, David C Age 49 [Birth abt 1850] Male Blood 1/8 CensusCard #2879
    #8456 Merryman, Abraham Age 18 [Birth abt 1871] Male Blood 1/16 CensusCard #2879
    #8457 Merryman, Mary J F Age 16 [Birth abt 1873] Female Blood 1/16Census Card #2879
    #8458 Merryman, William H Age 14 [Birth abt 1875] Male Blood 1/16Census Card #2879
    #8458 Merryman, Leo E Age 11 [Birth abt 1878] Female [error broughtforward form 1899] Blood 1/16 Census Card #2879
    --  Choctaw Roll, up to 1907, U S Dept of the Interior Printed edition1961

    His older brother Walter was enumerated on the same page.

    Chickasaw Roll Citizens by Marriage, 9 May 1904 (birthdates as of 1899census)
    #8460 Merryman, Walter G Age 26 [Birth abt 1863] Male Blood 1/16Census Card #2880
    #8461 Merryman, John D Age 7 [Birth abt 1892] Male Blood 1/32 CensusCard #2880
    #8462 Merryman, Zado C Age 5 [Birth abt 1894] Female Blood 1/32 CensusCard #2880
    #8463 Merryman, Izora Lula Age 3 [Birth abt 1896] Female Blood 1/32Census Card #2880
    #8464 Merryman, Gabe Age 2 [Birth abt 1897] Male Blood 1/32 CensusCard #2880
    --  Choctaw Roll, Citizens by Blood, up to 1907, U S Dept of theInterior Printed edition 1961

    Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008
    Abraham Merryman
    Spouse Ora Graham
    Child Delmar L Merryman
    [date not reported in this index record]

    U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
    Abraham Merryman
    Residence LeFlore, LeFlore County, Oklahoma
    Birth 28 Aug 1883
    Self-Employed Farmer, Race: Indian
    Contact (wife) Ora May Merryman, LeFlore, Oklahoma
    Medium Height & Build, Black, Black
    Registered 12 Sept 1918 Poteau, LeFlore, Oklahoma
    Signed Abraham Merryman

    California, Death Index, 1940-1997
    Abraham H Merryman
    Birth 28 Aug 1883 Oklahoma
    Death 8 Dec 1954 Contra Costa
    Mother's Maiden Name Blair
    Father's Surname Merryman
    Social Security #553077049

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