Date of Death: 21 Dec 1919
Subject: John Lewis Merritt
Source: St. Joseph Observer, 27 Dec 1919

Information reached this city Monday of the death at Savannah of John Louis [sic] Merritt, one of the early settlers of that county. He came to that place in 1855, and was a veteran of the Confederate service. He leaves a wife and two sons, two sisters, sixteen grandchildren, and twenty-two great-grandchildren.