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Edwin John Merz was born on 14 Nov 1891 in Kendall County, Texas and died in Boerne, Kendall, Texas on 31 Aug 1954. He was the son of Henry Merz and Elizabeth "Lizzie" Lux Merz.

He married Annie Ophelia Short. They had three children:

R L Nolan Merz who married Wilma Emma Nollkamper (16 Jan 1913 - 4 Jan 1995);

Nunnellee N Merz who married Bonnie Davis; and

Clova Lee Merz who married Julius William "J W" Schuchardt.

About 1927 he married Fannie Herrin.