- [S48] Cemetery or burial marker, IA GenWeb Project. Delaware County, Iowa Cemetery Directory. Zion Cemetery.
Gravestone transcriptions from Zion Cemetery at Colesburg, Section 6, Colony Township, Delaware County, Iowa provided by Robert Schwietert to the USGenWeb Tombstone Transcription Project for Iowa at (http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/ia/delaware/cemeteries/zioncem.txt). File updated February 1999. Accessed 14 April 2006.
Row 15: Candace Partridge Merton; born in 1848; died in 1930.
- [S175] Frances Gretchen (Klein) Leenerts, Descendants of Father Fiegenbaum (Chinook, Washington: F. Leenerts, 2002), p. 112.
A transcription supplied by Frances Gretchen (Klein) Leenerts of an obituary for Sarah (Merten) Wellemeyer which she reported had appeared on Thursday, 9 June 1966 in the Manchester Press, of Manchester, Iowa.
"She was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Merten and was born on a farm near Colesburg May 13, 1877."
- [S175] Frances Gretchen (Klein) Leenerts, Descendants of Father Fiegenbaum (Chinook, Washington: F. Leenerts, 2002), p. 111.
Sarah Merten, child of John Merten and Candace Partridge, was born on 13 May 1877 at Colesburg, Delaware County, Iowa.