Adam Merdian

Adam Merdian

Male 1859 - 1939  (79 years)

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  • Name Adam Merdian 
    • 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 lay 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. [6]
    Born 25 Aug 1859  Ottersheim, Germersheim, Rhineland-Pfatz, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 9
    Immigration 12 Sep 1881  New York City, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 6
     
    • He sailed with his parents on board the SS Stella from Amsterdam
    Naturalization 25 Aug 1888  Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Census 1900  Etna, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Census 1910  Sharpsburg, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Census 1920  Sharpsburg, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Census 1930  Sharpsburg, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Residence 1934  Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Died 20 Jan 1939  Sharpsburg, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Obituary 21 Jan 1939  [7
    Buried 23 Jan 1939  Saint Marys Cemetery, Sharpsburg, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 9
    Web References 2019 
    Last Full Review 30 Jun 2020 
    Siblings 6 siblings 
    Person ID I2875 
    Last Modified 30 Jun 2020 

    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) 
    Mother Apollonia "Lena" 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) 
    Married 24 Mar 1866  Ottersheim, Germersheim, Rhineland-Pfatz, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1325  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Catherine "Kate" Glatz,   b. Apr 1865, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Nov 1925, Sharpsburg, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 60 years)  [1
    Married 1883  [1
    Last Modified 30 Jun 2020 
    Family ID F8603  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 MapsImmigration - - 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,Address:
    3 High Street - 1900 - Etna, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
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    Link to Google MapsCensus - Age: 50 - 1910 - Sharpsburg, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Age: 60,Address:
    104 Penn Street - 1920 - Sharpsburg, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
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    Link to Google MapsCensus - Age: 71,Address:
    211 Powers Alley - 1930 - Sharpsburg, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
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    Link to Google MapsResidence - Address:
    31 South Strauis Street - 1934 - Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
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    Link to Google MapsDied - Age: 80,Agency: at the home of his daughter, Mary Mallinder,Cause: chronic myocarditis,Address:
    509 Allegheny Avenue - 20 Jan 1939 - Sharpsburg, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
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    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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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Photos
    Adam Merdian and Family
    Adam Merdian and Family
    Adam Meridan
    Adam Meridan

  • Sources 
    1. [S137] 1900 U.S. Federal Census , (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2004), Primary Source.
      Year: 1900; Census Place: Etna, Allegheny, Pennsylvania; Roll: 1367; Page: 11A; Enumeration District: 0382; FHL microfilm: 1241367

    2. [S186] 1910 U.S. Federal Census , (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 20), Primary Source.
      Year: 1910; Census Place: Sharpsburg, Allegheny, Pennsylvania; Roll: T624_1297; Page: 21A; Enumeration District: 0226; FHL microfilm: 1375310

    3. [S26] 1920 U.S. Federal Census, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2010), Primary Source.
      Year: 1920; Census Place: Sharpsburg, Allegheny, Pennsylvania; Roll: T625_1528; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 800; Image: 847

    4. [S20 ] 1930 U.S. Federal Census, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2002), Primary Source.
      Year: 1930; Census Place: Sharpsburg, Allegheny, Pennsylvania; Roll: 1990; Page: 15B; Enumeration District: 0795; Image: 838.0; FHL microfilm: 2341724

    5. [S110] Ancestry Family Trees, Tertiary Source.

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

    7. [S1728] Obituary of Adam Merdian, (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: The Pittsburgh Press, 21 January 1939, page 8), Primary Source.

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

    9. [S121] Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1967, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2014), Primary Source.
      Death Certificate of Adam Meridan

    10. [S23] U.S. City Directories, 1822-1989, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011), Primary Source.
      Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, City Directory, 1934



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