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Henry V. Decker1

Male
b. 7 October 1836, d. 6 December 1928


Father Joseph Decker b. circa 1812
Mother Barbara Geyer b. circa 1818
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Family Malissa Mergelene Rose b. 16 October 1845, d. 13 February 1932
Marriage* 7 August 1862  Mercer Co., IL, Principal=Malissa Mergelene Rose 
Children  1. Harry W. Decker b. 17 Apr 1865
  2. Charles Franklin Decker b. 13 Jun 1867, d. 5 Aug 1894
  3. Mary L. Decker b. 1869
  4. Jesse W. Decker b. Apr 1872
  5. Leander T. "Lee" Decker b. 1874

Note*   (Ed: These notes provided by Dale Decker. See Source Listing for contact information)

Henry went west with his grandfather and other family members. He lived with his uncle Benjamin until he was married.1 
Birth* 7 October 1836  Muskingum Co., OH 
Census 1850  1850 Federal Census, Illinois, Mercer County, Township 13 - Range 3W, Series: M432, Roll: 120, Page: 355A
(enumerated with uncle, Benjamin Decker)
155, 155, Decker, Henry, 9, M, , , Indiana, , 1, ,
2 
Census 1850  1850 Federal Census, Ohio, Muskingum County, Union Township, Series: M432, Roll 718 Page 435A
(enumerated with father, Joseph Decker)
1114, 1134, Decker, Henry V, 13, M, , , , Ohio, , 1, ,2 
Census 1860  1860 Federal Census, Illinois, Mercer County, Sunbeam P.O., Series: M653, Roll: 211, Page: 696, June 9
(enumerated with uncle, Benjamin Decker)
492, 492, Decker, Henry, 24, M, W, Laborer, , , Ill, , , ,3 
Marriage* 7 August 1862  Mercer Co., IL, Principal=Malissa Mergelene Rose 
Census* 1870  1870 Federal Census, Illinois, Mercer County, Mercer Township, Series: M593, Roll: 260, Page: 230B, July 20
67, 68, Decker, Henry V, 29, M, W, Farmer, , 300, Ohio, , , , , , , , , 1,
67, 68, Decker, Malissa, 24, F, W, Keeping House, , , Ohio, , , , , , , , , ,
67, 68, Decker, Harry W, 5, M, W, , , , , Ill, , , , , , , , , ,
67, 68, Decker, Charles L, 3, M, W, , , , , Ill, , , , , , , , , ,
67, 68, Decker, Mary Ella, 1, F, W, , , , , Ill, , , , , , , , , ,4 
Census 1880  1880 Federal Census, Illinois, Mercer County, Mercer Township, Aledo Town, ED: 178, Series: T9, Roll: 236, Page: 391B, June 14
1, 88, 88, Decker, Henry V, W, M, 44, , , , 1, , , Milling, , , , , , , , , , , Ohio, Ohio, Ohio
2, 88, 88, Decker, Mergelene M, W, F, 35, , Wife, , 1, , , Keeping Home, , , , , , , , , , , Ohio, Ohio, Ohio
3, 88, 88, Decker, Hary U, W, M, 16, , Son, 1, , , , , , , , , , , , 1, , , Ill, Ohio, Ohio
4, 88, 88, Decker, Charles F, W, M, 13, , Son, 1, , , , , , , , , , , , 1, , , Ill, Ohio, Ohio
5, 88, 88, Decker, Mary L, W, F, 11, , Daughter, 1, , , , , , , , , , , , 1, , , Ill, Ohio, Ohio
6, 88, 88, Decker, Jesse W, W, M, 8, , Son, 1, , , , , , , , , , , , 1, , , Ill, Ohio, Ohio
7, 88, 88, Decker, Leander T, W, M, 6, , Son, 1, , , , , , , , , , , , 1, , , Ill, Ohio, Ohio5 
Census 1900  1900 Federal Census, Illinois, Mercer County, Ohio Grove Township, ED: 77, Series: T623, Roll: 330, Page: 153B, June 27
Sheet 9B
66, 172, 176, Decker, H V, Head, W, M, Oct 1836, 63, M, 36, , , Ohio, Ohio, Ohio, , , , Farmer, 0, , Yes, Yes, Yes, R, , F, 148
67, 172, 176, Decker, M M, Wife, W, F, Oct 1845, 47, M, 36, 5, 4, Ohio, Ohio, Maryland, , , , , , , Yes, Yes, Yes, , , ,
68, 172, 176, Decker, J W, Son, W, M, April 1872, 28, S, , , , Illinois, Illinois, Illinois, , , , , , , Yes, Yes, Yes, , , ,
69, 172, 176, Decker, L M, Grand Daughter, W, F, Dec 1891, 8, S, , , , Illinois, Illinois, Illinois, , , , , , , Yes, Yes, Yes, , , ,
70, 172, 176, Walker, Martha, Domestic, W, F, Sept 1885, 14, S, , , , Illinois, Ohio, Indiana, , , , Domestic, 0, , Yes, Yes, Yes, , , ,
71, 172, 176, Howren, Henderson, Boarder, W, M, Nov 1879, 20, S, , , , Missouri, Missouri, Missouri, , , , Farm Hand, 0, , Yes, Yes, Yes, , , ,6 
Census 1910  1910 Federal Census, Illinois, Mercer County, Ohio Grove Township, ED: 75, Series: T624, Roll: 311, Page: 268A, May 10
Sheet 14A
1, 14, 14, Decker, Henry V, Head, M, W, 73, M1, 46, , , Ohio, New Jersey, Ohio, , , English, Farmer, General Farm, OA, , , Yes, Yes, , O, F, F, 13, , ,
2, 14, 14, Decker, Melissa M, Wife, F, W, 64, M1, 46, 5, 4, Ohio, Ohio, Maryland, , , English, None, , , , , Yes, Yes, , , , , , , ,
3, 14, 14, Decker, Ruth M, Grand Daughter, F, W, 18, S, , , , Illinois, Illinois, Illinois, , , English, None, , , , , Yes, Yes, Yes, , , , , , ,7 
Census 1920  1920 Federal Census, Illinois, Mercer County, Ohio Grove Township, ED: 79, Series: T625, Roll: 393, Page: 137A, January 15
Sheet 5A
30, 100, 100, Decker, Henry V, Head, O, F, M, W, 83, M, , , , Yes, Yes, Ohio, , New Jersey, , Ohio, , Yes, None, , ,
31, 100, 100, Decker, Malissa M, Wife, , , F, W, 74, M, , , , , Yes, Yes, Ohio, , Ohio, , Maryland, , Yes, None, , ,8 
Death* 6 December 1928  Ohio Grove Twp., Mercer Co., IL9 
Death Cert 7 December 1928  Ohio Grove Twp., Mercer Co., IL, Decker, Henry V
Sex: M
Color: W
Age: Unk
Cert# 0660163
Death Date: 1928-12-06
City: Ohio Grove Twp
County: Mercer
State: IL
Date Filed: 28-12-079 

Citations
  1. [S42] Dale Decker Personal Research, Dale Decker.
  2. [S4] 1850 U.S. Federal Census , 1850 U.S. Federal Census.
  3. [S46] 1860 U.S. Federal Census , 1860 U.S. Federal Census.
  4. [S71] 1870 U.S. Federal Census , 1870 U.S. Federal Census.
  5. [S100] 1880 U.S. Federal Census , 1880 U.S. Federal Census.
  6. [S246] 1900 U.S. Federal Census , 1900 U.S. Federal Census.
  7. [S73] 1910 U.S. Federal Census , 1910 U.S. Federal Census.
  8. [S247] 1920 U.S. Federal Census , 1920 U.S. Federal Census.
  9. [S336] Illinois Statewide Death Index, 1916-1950, online http://www2.sos.state.il.us/departments/archives/idphdeathindex.html.


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