William wallace merritt is my great grandfather. He is buried in Jordon's Grove cemetary near Waubeek, Ia. He was born somewhere is PA. His wife was Abigal Burt from somewhere in Canada. He was born in 1837 and she was born in 1838. I have not been able to find out who their parents were. William's son, Andrew Merritt was my grandfather and was born in 1865 in Palo Iowa. William, Andrew and my father Clement are all buried within a few feet of each other.