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Merle Robey

Merle Robey

Female 1922 - 2004  (82 years)

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  • Name Merle Robey 
    Born 14 Feb 1922  Provo, Utah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    LDS Family Record, Merle Robey Nielsen
    LDS Family Record, Merle Robey Nielsen
    Gender Female 
    Census 8 Apr 1930  Provo, Utah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Census 1930

    Utah, Utah, Provo Precinct, Provo City, Enumeration District #25-46, Sheet 6B, 7th North, dwelling 111, family 144

    Wesley C. Robey, head 34. Myrtle, wife, 34. They were both 19 when married. Children: Clyde, son 14; Erva, daughter 12; Merl, daughter 8; Lois Jame, daughter 3y 10mo; Faun, daughter 1y 5mo. They own their own home; valued at $1,000; not a farm; own a radio. He is a pressman working at a printing office for wages. Not a veteran. Lois and Faun cannot read or write. Clyde, Erva, and Merl are attending school. All were born in Utah. His father was born in the US; mother in California. Her parents were born in Utah. Next door to Willard and Mary A. Booth.  
    Age: 8 
    1930 Federal Censusm, Wesley Cunningham and Myrtle Melinda Ferguson Robey
    1930 Federal Censusm, Wesley Cunningham and Myrtle Melinda Ferguson Robey
    Census 17 Apr 1940  Provo, Utah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Census 1940

    Utah, Utah, Provo, 17 Apr 1940, Ward 4, Block 115, SD 2, Ed 25-50, sheet 15A, 69W 7th North, dwelling 327, own, valued at $2,200; not a farm. Census information provided by Wesley Robey. At same address in 1935.

    Wesley Robey, head 44. Myrtle, wife 44. Children: Eva, daughter 21; Merle, daughter 18; Lois, daughter 13; Fawn, daughter 11; Ned, son 9. All the children are attending school. Highest grade level attained: Wesley 6; Myrtle 8; Eva H-4; Merle H-3; Lois 8; Fawn 4; Ned 3. Wesley was employed as a police officer by the city for wages; working 48 hours per week. Income of $1,620 per year; is a veteran. Eva is employed as a home maid for wages; income of $140 per year; working 48 hours per week. All were born in Utah. Next door to Williard and Mary Booth.

    Note: Faun transcribed as Fawn.  
    Age: 18 
    Obituary 6 Aug 2004  Provo, Utah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Merle Nielsen, 1922 - 2004

    Our beloved mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother passed away Friday, August 6, 2004, surrounded by loved ones.

    She was born in Provo, UT, on February 14, 1922 to Myrtle and Wesley Robey. She married Ellis A. Nielsen on August 19, 1940 (deceased). Though Merle had physical trials and tribulations throughout her life, she never let that get her spirits down. She was the most loving and grateful person. We will miss those great big hugs and your contagious laughter. We love you, Mom/Grandma.

    Survivors include two daugthers; Gwen (Nad) Roundy, and Peggy (David) Elsmore, Grandchildren include Eddie (Susan) Roundy, Shelley (Todd) Powell, Trent (Talie) Roundy, David T. Elsmore, Brett (Leslie) Elsmore, Stephanie Elsmore, Robyn (Steve) Anderson. Also survived by a brother, Ned (Lila) Robey; sister, Fawn Sorensen; 18 great-grandchildren, numerous great-great grandchildren, and her faithful, loving dog "Lady". Preceding her in death are her husband, Ellis A. Nielsen; and son, Dan R. Nielsen; sisters, Evva Healy and Lois Langsdorf.

    Funeral services will be held Wednesday, August 11, 2004, at 11 a.m. in the Cascade Chapel at Sundberg-Olpin Mortuary, 495 South State Street, Orem. Friends may call 9:45-10:45 a.m. prior to the services. Interment will be in the East Lawn Memorial Hills Cemetery in Provo.

     
    Merle Robey Nielsen Obituary
    Merle Robey Nielsen Obituary
    Died 6 Aug 2004  Provo, Utah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 11 Aug 2004  East Lawn Memorial Hills Cemetery, Provo, Utah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Ellis Arthur and Merle (Robey) Nielsen
    Ellis Arthur and Merle (Robey) Nielsen
    Merle Robey Nielsen (1922 - 2004) - Find A Grave Memorial
    Merle Robey Nielsen (1922 - 2004) - Find A Grave Memorial
    Person ID I350  clanSoren | I103-Ferguson, FRS101
    Last Modified 20 Sep 2014 

    Father Ancestors Wesley Cunningham Robey Married: 3x3x ,   b. 15 Jun 1895, Midway, Wasatch, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jul 1976, Provo, Utah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Ancestors Myrtle Melinda Ferguson,   b. 31 Aug 1895, Provo, Utah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jul 1975, Provo, Utah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 27 Jan 1915  Provo, Utah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Divorced 1944  Provo, Utah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Divorce Asked, Wesley Cunningham Robey and Myrtle Ferguson Robey
    Divorce Asked, Wesley Cunningham Robey and Myrtle Ferguson Robey
    Family Record Provo, Utah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Family Record for:
    Wesley Cunningham Robey
    Myrtle Melinda Ferguson
    Clyde Ferguson Robey
    Evva Robey
    Merl Robey
    Lois June Robey
    Faun Robey
    Theo Ned Robey
    Rhea Robey

    Prepared by Myrtle Melinda Ferguson Robey
     
    LDS Family Record, Myrtle Melinda Ferguson Robey
    LDS Family Record, Myrtle Melinda Ferguson Robey
    Page 25, Wesley Cunningham Robey and Myrtle Melinda Robey and family.
    Family Record Sheet
    Family Record Sheet
    Prepared by Myrtle Melinda Ferguson Robey
    Documents
    Wedding Announcement
    Wedding Announcement
    Westley Cunningham Robey and Myrtle Melinda Robey, dated 27 January 1915
    Family ID F38  Group Sheet

    Family Ancestors Ellis Arthur Nielsen,   b. 14 Aug 1915, Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 07 Aug 1990, Provo, Utah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 19 Aug 1940  Nephi, Juab, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +01. Living
    Married: 2x02. Dan R Nielsen Married: 2x2x ,   b. 11 Mar 1944, Provo, Utah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Dec 1978, Provo, Utah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 34 years)
    +03. Peggy Nielsen,   b. 27 Nov 1945, Provo, Utah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Feb 2007  (Age 61 years)
    Family ID F142  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    Myrtle Melinda Ferguson Robey and Daughters
    Myrtle Melinda Ferguson Robey and Daughters

  • Sources 
    1. [S99] 1930 United States Federal Census, United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1930. T626, 2,667 rolls., (Ancestry.com. 1930 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2002), Provo, Utah, Utah; Roll: 2423; Page: 6B; Enumeration District: 46 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S306] 1940 United States Federal Census, United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1940. T627, 4,643 rolls., Provo, Utah, Utah; Roll: T627_4220; Page: 15A; Enumeration District: 25-50. (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S140] Newspaper Articles, Clippings, On-Line Documents, Published in the Daily Herald from 8/9/2004 - 8/10/2004. (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S157] Findagrave.com, (Findagrave.com), Memorial 14300577 (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S78] Personal Collection of Faun Robey Sorenson, Multiple entries, LDS Family And Individual Record (Reliability: 3).