OBITUARY: Beatrice A. Mercer of Bunker Hill died at 4:30 a.m. Tuesday Oct 11, 1994 at Sunshine Manor nursing home in Carlinville at the age of 95. A retired school teacher in the Bunker Area was Valedictorian of her Bunker Hill class of 1917 and attended Shurtleff College, Illinois State Normal University and Western Illinois State Teacher’s College. Born Oct 25, 1899 in Bunker Hill, she was the daughter of the late Charles A. and Minnie (Boyd) Baird and married Wilber H. Mercer on Sept 16, 1939. He died in Oct. of 1962 She was a member of the First Congregational Church of Bunker Hill, with the Rev. J. W. Jordan officiating and with the burial following in Bunker City Cemetery. (Obit sent to me by Bob Mix)
He was 23 in 1880, married, working as a school teacher, living in New Market Pct, Galaltin, Illinois.
She was 9 in 1870.
She was 19 in 1880, married.
He was 8 in 1860.
He was 17 in 1870.
He was 27 in 1880, married in the census year, living in New Haven Pct, Gallatin, Illinois.
She was 15 in 1870.
She was 25 in 1880, married in the census year.
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