Merrill A. Legg, Ex-Silversmith
Amityville, Feb. 18 - Merrill A. Legg, 76, of Auburn, Mass., a retired silversmith and one of the organizers of East End Council 101, Jr. O.U.A. M. in Brooklyn, where he lived for several years, died here yesterday at the home of his daughter, Mre. Alice L. Fajans, at 99, Bennett Place.
His death resulted from pneumonia after an illness of about six weeks. He had been visiting Mrs. Fajans since early last Fall. Born in Auburn on Sept. 1, 1851, he fomerly was employed in the Massachusetts shop of Dominic & Haff, later merged with the silver firm of Reed & Barton, Manhattan.
Surviving, in addition to Mrs. Fajans, are his widow, Mrs. Caroline E. Legg; three sons, Willard Howard Legg of California and Charles S. and Clinton D. Legg, both of Massachusetts. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday at 1:30 p.m. in the Fajans home by the Rev. Marion J. Creger, pastor of the Methodist Church of Amityville. Burial will be in Cypress Hills Cemetery.
Source: The Brooklyn Daily Eagle - 18th February 1938