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General Information

No:  716
Street:   Lexington
Name:  null
Family:  Merten
Historic Plaque:  null
Owner Info:  N
Built:   1929
Sec  22
Sub  Sibley's 2nd BL 7
Lot:  47,48, 49, 50
Architect:  null
Cont/Build:  null

Description:  
#Owners:  6F
Original Use:  Residential
Current Use:  Residential

CHANGES - As Built:  N
Add To:  Y
Sub From:  N
Replace:  N

Changes Description:   Early extensive addition after Kennedy Srs. sold to Heimerdingers and by the time Kennedy Jrs. lived there. 1977 - Paul Kennedy Jr. built a detached garage.


Owners:

Current Owner: Harold Adams III & Lane Sikes Merten Date Fr: 1988 Date To: 
Original: Blanche B. Meyers Date Fr: 1930 Date To: 1944
1: Paul L & Edna Kennedy Sr. Date Fr 1: 1944 Date To 1: 1952
2: John M. & Martha F. Heimerdinger Date Fr 2: 1952 Date To 2: 1973
3: Burt C. & Carolyn H. Proom Date Fr 3: 1973 Date To 3: 1974
4: Philip P. & Joyce M. Harrington Date Fr 4: 1974 Date To 4: 1977
5: Joanne M. Kennedy (& Paul) Date Fr 5: 1977 Date To 5: 1988
6:  Date Fr 6:  Date To 6: 
7:  Date Fr 7:  Date To 7: 
8:  Date Fr 8:  Date To 8: 
9:  Date Fr 9:  Date To 9: 
10:  Date Fr 10:  Date To 10:  1975


Stories

Story 1   1963 Scrapbook (Miller?) has an exterior picture.
Story 2   The Kennedy family lived next door to the Lowry family (712 Lexington) in 1951-2. 714 Lexington had not yet been built.This is where the Kennedy children grew up. Daniel E. Kennedy was born 24 April 1946 and died 19 August 2016, aged 70 years. He had been living in Anderson Township with his wife and children.
Story 3   Someone said that Faye Corey lived here sometime and that there was a fire in the house. 1943?
Story 4   Harold "Skip" & Lane Merton's son, Taylor Merton, died 25 Sept 2018.  He was 36 years old.  His brother and sister-in-law, Adam & Lindsay Merton, live at 724 Elm Avenue in Terrace Park.  His obituary will be on file in the Terrace Park Historical Society.


Directories:

1951/3 Map: P. L. Kennedy

1959-72 Directories: John & Martha Heimerdinger

1973-74 Direct: Burt & Carolyn Proom (Sold 1974)

1975-76 Direct: Phillip A. & Joyce Harrington

1978-86 Directories: Paul & Joanne Kennedy (his parents on 1951/3 map)

1988-91 Directories: Harold Skip & Lane Merten (moved from 606 Floral) (Sold 1988)

1992-2009 Directories: '' Kee-Way-Din Ski Club

2011-15 Directory: Skip & Lane Merton

2015 Directory: Merten, Skip and Lane

2017 Directory: Merten, Skip and Lane