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Marge (Nyquist) and Gordon Mero Home Page

Updated April 2, 2007

Gordon and I are researching our families. Names we are currently involved with are NYQUIST, Olson, Olsdotter; MERO, Baertsch, Haeuser, Zeng, Schaffner; Salter, Gordon, Ferris; Loy, Jackson, Young, Griffith, Rosenbaum. Recently we have seen a connection with Shackleford and Shattuck names. We are on three websites for Vernon, Latham, and Young relatives.

Gordon is the son of Walter MERO and Eleanor Therma SALTER; Walter is the son of Archie MERO and Amanda BAERTSCH of Kalispell, Montana. Both Archie MERO and Amanda BAERTSCH came from Wisconsin. MERO ancestors came from France via Canada. BAERTSCH ancestors are from Jenaz, Switzerland. Eleanor is the daughter of Samuel Everett SALTER and Florence GORDON of Rainy River, Ontario to Saskatchewan, Canada. They had a photo shop in North Dakota and Samuel Everett SALTER was a Justice of the Peace in Polson, Montana before moving to Spokane, Washington.

I (Marge) am the daughter of Richard NYQUIST and Julia Annetta LOY; Richard is son of John OLSON and Kajsa OLSDOTTER both from Varmland, Sweden; Richard was born in Alexandria, Minnesota area. He also lived in North Dakota and Montana with a brother in Portland, OR and a sister, Ellen (Nyquist) CLARK in Wisconsin. Julia is daughter of Joseph LOY and Julia Savra JACKSON. Joseph LOY was born in Lincoln Co. Missouri as a twin. He lived mostly in Idaho and Oregon. His father - Edwin Riggs LOY; his mother, EllaNora Frances YOUNG. Julia Savra JACKSON was born in Wisconsin, daughter of William Henry Grasby (Harry) JACKSON from England and Mary Elvesta GRIFFITH of Wisconsin. Harry JACKSON lived many years until his death in Hillsborough County, Florida. Julia Annetta LOY was born in Florida and lived in Idaho and Oregon until marrying Richard NYQUIST. After her marriage, she lived primarily in Montana and Washington.

Edwin Riggs LOY 1859-1936 - homesteaded Idaho;Missouri
+EllaNora Frances YOUNG 1858-1927
Joseph Levi LOY 1888-1936
Julia Annetta LOY still living

Wm. (Harry) JACKSON 1860-1934 - homesteaded in Idaho;Florida
+Mary Elvesta GRIFFITH 1866-1924
Julia Savra JACKSON 1890-1960 - school in Mayfield, Idaho

John Olson NYQUIST 1848-1899
+Kajsa Olsdotter 1852-1932
Richard NYQUIST 1896-1969

Russell Clark MERO 1860-1925
+ALMA LATHAM Abt. 1860-1922
Archie Roscoe MERO 1891-1943
+Amanda BAERTSCH 1892-1982
Walter Morris MERO 1916-1960

Anton BAERTSCH 1868-1950
+Maria Barbara HAEUSER 1868-1900

Samuel Everett SALTER 1889-1982
+Florence Edna GORDON 1890-1963
Eleanor Therma SALTER 1913-2003 (sad to lose her)

Alexander GORDON 1845-1904
+Anne ROBINSON 1851-1918

We are willing to share what we have with relatives. Contact via e-mail address since we aren't always subscribed to this site. We travel a lot, so if you don't get a response on the posted email, send a note "snail mail" to the address shown.
Gordon and I, and Julia (Loy)(Nyquist)Schopp all live in the state of Washington. WE LOVE TO MAKE NEW CONNECTIONS WITH RELATIVES.
Marjorie A Mero
11617 N. Craig Road
Nine Mile Falls, Washington 99026-9731

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