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John Theodore Merz

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1840 Born in Chorlton, Manchester, son of Philips Merz, a schoolmaster who had emigrated from Germany (?)[1]

1871 Manufacturing chemist, lodging in Anderston, Glasgow[2]

1873 Married Alice Mary Richardson, in Newcastle[3]

1874 Birth of son Charles Hesterman Merz in Gateshead

1877 Birth of son Norbert Merz in Gateshead

1880 Birth of daughter Theresa Merz in Gateshead

1889 One of the founders of Newcastle-upon-Tyne Electric Supply Co

1911 Author and director of several companies[4]

1922 Died in Newcastle[5]

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Sources of Information

  1. Parish register
  2. 1871 census
  3. BMD
  4. 1911 census
  5. National Probate Calendar