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Merriel Leila Rose (Fischer) Harrison (1922 - 1996)

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Merriel Leila Rose "Meryl" Harrison formerly Fischer
Born in Hiawassee, Orange, FLmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married in Osceola County, FLmap
[children unknown]
Died in Orlando, Orange, FLmap
Profile last modified | Created 2 Sep 2016
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Biography

In 1922, Merriel Fischer was the last born of ten children, to Rev. Edward and Sophia (deVedig) Fischer. Those that were born before her were: Ruth Jenny, Ernestine, George, Edward, Sophia, Irene, Aletha, Hans(John), and Olin.

Aunt Merriel was musically talented, and played piano for church services at many different times thruout her life. At home she would play "Boogie-woogie" until G-ma would tell her to stop, and please play the kind of music that Sophie played (classical). (Little did G-ma know but that Sophie (my mother) could play "Five-foot-two, Eyes of Blue" like a 'house-a-fire'.)

Aunt Merriel was like a big sister to me in my early teens. She taught me many things, like using fingernail polish. ( G-ma put a stop to that.) Uncle Pete gave me my first beer--one inch in a glass. I didn't like it, but kept sipping until gone. So many happy childhood memories of my Aunt Merriel !


Sources

  • U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 Birth Date: 20 Sep 1922

Birth Place: Hiawassee, Orange, Florida Death Date: 12 May 1996 Father: Edward G Fischer Mother: Sophia E Devedig Type of Claim: Original SSN. Notes: Sep 1963: Name listed as MERRIEL FISCHER HARRISON; 29 May 1996: Name listed as MERRIEL F HARRISON



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