Helen Merritt (1892 - 1967)

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Helen Merritt
1892 - 1967
updated February 06, 2019
Helen Merritt was born on August 19, 1892. She died in August 1967 at 74 years of age. We know that Helen Merritt had been residing in Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania 18042.


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Helen Merritt passed away in August 1967 at 74 years old. She was born on August 19, 1892. We are unaware of information about Helen's immediate family. We know that Helen Merritt had been residing in Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania 18042.
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1892 - 1967 World Events

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In 1892, in the year that Helen Merritt was born, on January 1st, Ellis Island opened to process immigrants. 700 passed through on the first day - in the first year, 450,000 were processed. The processing center was originally a 3 story wooden building - with outbuildings - that burned down a few years later.

In 1908, she was 16 years old when Henry Ford developed the first Model T automobile, often called the Tin Lizzy or flivver. Produced from 1908 through 1927, it first sold for $850 - which made it affordable for every middle class family. Previously, cars were the province of the upper class and the introduction of the Model T and its availability changed U.S. culture. Within days of its release, over 15,000 cars had been ordered.

In 1939, at the age of 47 years old, Helen was alive when on the 1st of September, Nazi Germany invaded Poland. On September 17th, the Soviet Union invaded Poland as well. Poland expected help from France and the United Kingdom, since they had a pact with both. But no help came. By October 6th, the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany held full control of the previously Polish lands. Eventually, the invasion of Poland lead to World War II.

In 1959, Helen was 67 years old when on August 8th, Hawaii became the 50th state of the United States. The US flag was changed to show 50 stars.

In 1967, in the year of Helen Merritt's passing, between June 5th and 10th, Israeli and Egypt, Jordan, and Syria fought what came to be called the "Six-Day War". The hostilities began when Israel launched "preemptive" strikes against Egypt, destroying nearly its entire air force. It ended with Israel occupying the Sinai Peninsula, Golan Heights, Gaza Strip and West Bank.

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Jul 1, 1920 - Apr 17, 1988
Mc Rae, AR
Helen R Merritt
Aug 29, 1911 - September 1989
Los Angeles, CA
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San Diego, CA
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Willis E Merritt
Mar 21, 1913 - Feb 14, 1993
Saegertown, PA
Fred B Merritt
Jul 7, 1914 - Mar 1, 1973
John W Merritt
Dec 25, 1920 - Dec 27, 1972
A A Merritt
Jan 16, 1934 - Oct 15, 1991
Houtzdale, PA
Isabelle Merritt
Sep 24, 1898 - June 1993
Clearfield, PA
Judith A Merritt
Nov 29, 1946 - Aug 20, 2011
Mendota, IL
Claire Merritt
Mar 4, 1891 - January 1972
Erie, PA
Edward B Merritt
Sep 3, 1921 - Mar 5, 1996
Lock Haven, PA
Irene Merritt
Jan 24, 1923 - November 1986
Clairton, PA
Alberta Merritt
Apr 3, 1932 - February 1977
Richard E Merritt
Jul 23, 1940 - Jan 4, 2007
New Florence, PA
Lilla Merritt
Mar 22, 1876 - January 1967
West Chester, PA
James E Merritt
Jul 1, 1954 - Aug 23, 2009
Chester, PA
Olivia Merritt
Sep 3, 1955 - Sep 18, 2010
Dorothy Merritt
Jan 17, 1916 - May 1979
North Versailles, PA
Catharine D Merritt
Aug 12, 1913 - Feb 14, 1998
Cornwall, PA
John Merritt
Dec 25, 1901 - June 1973
Greensburg, PA
Emeline Merritt
Feb 24, 1904 - May 1977
Coatesville, PA
Hazel L Merritt
Mar 17, 1908 - Oct 28, 1999
Clearfield, PA
Harley Merritt
Jun 16, 1897 - December 1979
New Castle, PA

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Concetta Verna
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