Source Citations for Merlin Ray Whitney

The source descriptions are noted at the top of the page. Following them are detailed citation references.

Note that these are only source citations and reference details, and do not necessarily establish a fact beyond dispute. They are, however, sufficient (either individually or in combination) to make the compiler believe the associated facts are true.

Source Citations

obituary-merlin-whitney-2015: Obituary for Merlin ‘Merle’ Ray Whitney (2015); Behrens Wilson Funeral Home (https://www.behrenswilson.com: accessed 6 Apr 2021), Behrens Wilson Funeral Home (Rapid City, South Dakota)

Source Reference Details

Name Details

obituary-merlin-whitney-2015:

Comment Detail: Source includes name (Merlin 'Merle' Ray Whitney).

Birth Details

obituary-merlin-whitney-2015:

Comment Detail: Source includes date (October 26, 1963 [see note]) and location (Deadwood, SD). The date in this database is taken from the actual text. The birth-death range at the top of the obituary shows a different month. The presumption is that the text was written directly by the informant, and the range was added by the funeral home, adding the typo.

Death Details

obituary-merlin-whitney-2015:

Comment Detail: Source includes date (June 6, 2015) and location (at home [Folsom, South Dakota]).

Marriage Details

obituary-merlin-whitney-2015:

Comment Detail: Source includes date of marriage of Merlin Whitney and Lli Willett.

obituary-merlin-whitney-2015:

Comment Detail: Source includes date (July 4, 2010).

Miscellaneous Facts Details “Events”

obituary-merlin-whitney-2015:

Comment Detail: Source includes year (1981) and branch (United States Air Force).

obituary-merlin-whitney-2015:

Comment Detail: Source includes year (1985).

obituary-merlin-whitney-2015:

Comment Detail: Source includes cemetery name (Black Hills National Cemetery), which is located near Sturgis, South Dakota.

Miscellaneous Facts Details “Attributes”

obituary-merlin-whitney-2015:

Comment Detail: Source includes death date (6 Jun 2015) and location (Folsom [, South Dakota]).

obituary-merlin-whitney-2015:

Comment Detail: Source includes marriage date (July 4, 2010) and location (Folsom [, South Dakota]). The source indicates that Merlin and Melissa moved to Folsom, South Dakota, after their marriage, with implication it was very shortly after.

Research Notes Details

obituary-merlin-whitney-2015:

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