Flora A Merkel1

F, #7, b. 6 June 1873, d. 9 June 1950
Father*Harry Merkel2
Mother*Margaret Storch2
Birth*6 June 1873 Flora A Merkel was born on 6 June 1873 at Allentown, Lehigh Co., Pennsylvania.2 
Marriage*26 March 1892 She married Preston E Young, son of Lewis Young and Harriett Marsh, on 26 March 1892 at St John´s Lutheran Church, Coplay, Lehigh Co., Pennsylvania.3,4
(InHomeOf) Census19001900 Flora A Merkel appeared on the 1900 census in the household of Preston E Young, ED 94 sht 32 #617-655, Allen, Northampton Co., Pennsylvania. Her info on the census included - Young, Flora 27 b.PA Jun 1872 (parents b.PA) married 8 years, 6 children, 5 living.5 
Death*9 June 1950 Flora A Merkel died on 9 June 1950 at Northampton, Northampton Co., Pennsylvania, at age 77.3,2
Burial* She was buried at Allen Union Cemeter, Northampton, Northampton Co., Pennsylvania.3,2 
RelationshipGrandmother of Col. Charles Kenneth Rose


Preston E Young b. 6 Nov 1870, d. 4 Mar 1942
Last Edited28 Mar 2020


  1. [S12] Starting information from (name withheld).
  2. [S18] Flora (Merkel) Young death certificate found on Ancestry.
  3. [S1] Find A Grave, Memorial ID 37933884.
  4. [S26] Pennsylvania Church and Town Records 1708-1985 on Ancestry, https://www.ancestry.com/interactive/2451/40162_264267-00088/202465
  5. [S6] 1900 census, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:S3HT-6DZ9-C15
  6. [S25] Pennsylvania & New Jersey Church& Town Records 1669-2013 on Ancestry, https://www.ancestry.com/interactive/2451/40162_264268-00262/1751726