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Information for Glen Gordon Merriam
8 February, 1888 - 4 March, 1938
From The Caldwell News-Tribune, 
dated Saturday, 5 March, 1938
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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According to his WWI Draft Registration he
was born in Shannon City, Iowa.
Also, I have transcribed this article as published.
The spelling of his surname proves to be Merriam.
Rootsweb shows his wife to possibly be Clara Mar


Parma Business
Man Succumbs To Heart Attack


     Glenn Gordon Mariam, prominent Parma business man, died this morning at the family residence following a sudden heart attack.  The body is now at the Peckham chapel at Parma pending funeral arrangements.
     Mr. Mariam, who was born February 8, 1888, has lived at Parma since 1918 when he came there from Iowa.  For many years he was associated with the Parma C. C. Anderson company and for the past six years has operated a grocery business there.
     He is survived by his widow;  his mother;  one brother, William H. Mariam, who is a missionary in India, and one nephew, William H. Mariam, Jr., who has made his home with the deceased for a number of years.  The Rev. Mr. Mariam has planned to spend a vacation with his brother this year and is now on his way to the United States from India.

Also this additional article was
posted in The Caldwell News-Tribune
on Wednesday, March 9, 1938

Merriam Rites Set
For Thursday


     Funeral services for Glenn Gordon Merriam, Parma business man who succumbed Monday to a sudden heart attack, will be held Thursday afternoon at the Parma community church with the Rev. W. O. Benthin in charge.  Burial will be at the Parma cemetery.
     Surviving Mr. Merriam are his widow, Mrs. Clara Merriam;  his mother, Mrs. Rena Merriam of Parma;  one brother, William Merriam, a missionary in India;  a nephew Bill Merriam, who attends college in Ohio;  and a niece Mrs. Annabelle Ruggles.