Jessie Merkel (1907 - 1970)

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Jessie Merkel
1907 - 1970
updated February 06, 2019
Jessie Merkel was born on May 28, 1907. She died in November 1970 at 63 years old. We know that Jessie Merkel had been residing in Neenah, Winnebago County, Wisconsin 54956.

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Jessie Merkel passed away in November 1970 at age 63. She was born on May 28, 1907. We have no information about Jessie's immediate family. We know that Jessie Merkel had been residing in Neenah, Winnebago County, Wisconsin 54956.
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In 1907, in the year that Jessie Merkel was born, radiometric dating, a recently discovered technology that could date rocks, found that the earth was 2.2 billion years old which was dramatically older than previously thought. Later refinements and advancements in science would date the age of the earth at over 4.5 billion years.

In 1920, Jessie was only 13 years old when the 19th Amendment, granting women the right to vote, passed both Houses of Congress and was sent to the States to ratify. In August, Tennessee became the 36th state to ratify the Amendment and it became law eight days later. Mississippi ratified it in 1984.

In 1946, when she was 39 years old, pediatrician Dr. Benjamin Spock's book "The Common Sense Book of Baby and Child Care" was published. It sold half a million copies in the first six months. Aside from the Bible, it became the best selling book of the 20th century. A generation of Baby Boomers were raised by the advice of Dr. Spock.

In 1951, by the time she was 44 years old, on April 5th, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg (husband and wife) were sentenced to death for treason. They were executed on June 19th. American citizens, they were convicted of spying for the Soviet Union. Their two young sons were adopted by a high school teacher and his wife.

In 1970, in the year of Jessie Merkel's passing, on May 1st, US troops invaded Cambodia, expanding the Vietnam War. The invasion of Cambodia was a Nixon policy, although it was argued against by both his Secretary of State and his Secretary of Defense.

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Sep 13, 1901 - September 1976
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Oct 6, 1896 - August 1983
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Leonard Merkel
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Edward Merkel
Jan 31, 1888 - October 1974
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Daniel Merkel
Feb 1, 1921 - July 1986
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Wilhelmena Merkel
Apr 5, 1905 - July 1984
Rockford, Illinois
Clara M Merkel
Mar 28, 1904 - Jan 10, 1988
Plover, WI
Floyd J Merkel
Oct 23, 1932 - Aug 31, 2010
Pewaukee, WI
Catherine Merkel
Oct 12, 1930 - Oct 6, 2008
Fond du Lac, WI
Elsie T Merkel
Nov 27, 1906 - Jul 2, 1994
Brookfield, WI
Sandra M Merkel
Sep 2, 1947 - Jun 26, 2011
Ethel E Merkel
Mar 10, 1911 - Aug 16, 2005
Appleton, WI
Michael A Merkel
Aug 20, 1962 - Nov 27, 1999
Catherine E Merkel
Dec 11, 1916 - Sep 5, 1996
Oak Creek, WI
David Merkel
Oct 20, 1921 - Aug 10, 2001
Milwaukee, WI
Bertha Merkel
Nov 12, 1886 - February 1986
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Clayton F Merkel
Nov 27, 1925 - May 22, 2008
Necedah, WI
Dorothy M Merkel
Oct 21, 1912 - Nov 24, 2001
Franklin, WI
Martha Merkel
May 28, 1892 - December 1969
Bloomer, Wisconsin
Virginia M Merkel
Sep 16, 1913 - Mar 28, 2005
Eagle River, WI

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