Meierding Branch of Joy's Family Tree
Christian Meierding and Katherine Wagoner
Joy's mother was Fern Meierding, and here are some pictures and information about my family members with this rather unusual surname.
ANDREW FREDERICK MEIERDING [Joy's great-grandfather], b. November 20, 1865, Fort Wayne, Allen, IN; d. December 02, 1952, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA.
ELIZABETH MEIERDING, b. December 1871, Fort Wayne, Allen, IN (Source: 1900 Census gives month & year of birth), d. January 28, 1934 in Fort Wayne, Allen, IN (Source: Obituary, Fort Wayne Journal-Gazette, January 29, 1934 Page 2, Column 6).
CHRISTIAN H. MEIERDING, b. April 2 1874, Fort Wayne, Allen, IN (Source: Allen County, Indiana Index to Marriage Records A-Z 1824-1920, Book 37, Page 454) d. December 22, 1951, Fort Wayne, Allen, IN (Source: Obituary, Fort Wayne, IN Journal Gazette December 23, 1951 Page 5A, column 4.