Updated: 24 February 2024

Edwin Merkel

Eusebius Merkel
Edwin Merkel - Born: 13 Feb. 1897 Rochester, NY. Died - April 1984 Rochester, NY.

His wife - Marjorie Cooke born 21 Mar 1899 Rochester, NY

and  Died: 5 Nov 1955 Rochester, NY. They married: 12 Oct. 1920 Rochester, NY


Here is a link to Edwin Merkel.

Information on Edwin Merkel, brother of Jacob Merkel, my Great Grandfathe

Catholic church records of Rochester, NY.
Film roll: 1432395 Baptism-book 8, vol. 4 

1918   292 Champlain St., Rochester, NY. Also living with Edwin at this time are Eliz. Merkel (widow of Jacob) and sister Lillian Merkel. Also there are Loretta Bickel, age 25, an office clerk at Kodak & John F. Bickel, age 22, a truck driver for grocery retail.
Loretta and John  Bickel are the children of Maria Ruff(daughter of Balthasar and Adelaide Peter) and Thomas Bickel.
SOURCE: 1918 Rochester City Dir. and 1920 Federal census ED 228, sheet 10, line 19.

1925 with wife Marjorie at 50 Benton Street, Rochester, NY. SOURCE: 1925 City Directory.

1925 with wife & children: Edwin Jr.and Mary at 53 Devonshire, Rochester, NY. Also with them are Merle H. O'Niel(brother-in-law) and sister Marian. SOURCE: 1925 NY census block 12, dist. 26, ward 19, film roll:528880.

Compositor - 5 S. Water, Rochester, NY. SOURCE: 1918 Rochester City Dir. film roll: 1320992 Page 689. Printer-printing office. SOURCE: 1920 Federal census ED 228, sheet 10, line 19. Insurance broker. SOURCE: 1925 NY census block 12, dist 26, ward 19 film roll: 528880. Worked for the newspaper "Times Union" for 40 years as a printer retiring in 1959. Before working for the "Times Union", he worked for the "Post Express". SOURCE: Newsaper obit. from the "Times Union" Apr. 7, 1984. He had a partime job selling fire, auto & liability insurance for La Monte W Brockway Inc. This became a full time job when he retired from the "Times Union". SOURCE: Same obit. as above. 


Albert Merkel & Mary Bickel at St. Peter & Paul Catholic Church in Rochester, NY. SOURCE: Catholic Church of Rochester, NY. Baptisms Book 8, vol. 4 film roll: 1,432,395


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