Alice Harris

Female 1789 - 1888  (99 years)


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  • Name Alice Harris 
    Born 1789 
    Gender Female 
    Died 15 Dec 1888 
    Age 99 years 
    Person ID I2816  tree2019
    Last Modified 19 May 2020 

    Family Ancestors Henry Hezekiah Mellen,   b. 19 Dec 1793,   d. 17 Mar 1861  (Age 67 years) 
    Married 19 Oct 1819 
    Children 
     1. Harriet Mellen,   b. 26 Apr 1831,   d. 7 Dec 1927  (Age 96 years)  [natural]
     2. Daniel Harris Mellen,   b. 10 Mar 1829,   d. 20 Aug 1862  (Age 33 years)  [natural]
    Married: 1x3. Melvin C Mellen,   b. 18 Jul 1826, Richland Twp., Oswego County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Nov 1887  (Age 61 years)  [natural]
    Lucy Ann Peck  m. 28 Nov 1850
     4. Chester Mellen,   b. 27 May 1822,   d. 4 Mar 1864  (Age 41 years)  [natural]
    Married: 1x5. Hezekiah Henry Mellen,   b. 28 Sep 1820, Richland, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Dec 1892, Minneapolis, MN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)  [natural]
    Charlotte M. Ferguson  m. 4 Jul 1853
     6. Olivia N M Mellen,   b. 26 Mar 1831  [natural]
    Married: 2x7. Marcia Mellen,   b. 19 May 1824, Richland, Oswego County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Dec 1913, Richland, Oswego, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)  [natural]
    James Harvey Ames  m. 1858;   Dwight Peck  m. 1852
    Last Modified 19 May 2020 
    Family ID F2530  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Alice Harris Mellen - May 28, 1789 - December 15, 1888. Wife of Henry Mellen.

      Newspaper Article - Thursday, June 5, 1879 Pulaski Democrat - Pulaski, New York - Richland - On Tuesday the 27th friends of Mrs. H. Mellen gave her a surprise visit in honor of her 90th birthday. Among the guests present were Mr. Russell Calkins, aged 81; Mrs. R. Calkins, 78; Mrs. Campbell, 77; Mrs. D. Ames, 72; Mrs. B. Ripsom, 72; Mrs. Brown, 68. After partaking of a bountiful repast, some appropriate remarks were made by the pastor C. E. Wells, followed by a short prayer and the singing a song by several members of the Potter family. All passed off agreeably to the wishes of all present.

      Newspaper Obituary - December 20, 1888 Pulaski Democrat - Pulaski, New York - Died in Richland, December 15, 1888 Alice Mellen, aged 90 years, 6 months and 18 days. Mrs. Mellen, the oldest person in this section of the State, was mother of H. H. Mellen, for many years station agent at that place. The Democrat would be pleased to publish a short sketch of the life of this aged lady provided it can be furnished by someone of her friends of relatives.

      Newspaper Obituary - Thursday, December 20, 1888 Pulaski Democrat - Pulaski, New York - Richland - Mrs. Alice H. Mellen departed this life Saturday, at 2 o'clock a.m., after a long and useful life, aged 99 years, 7 months, 17 days. She was one of the first settlers in Richland when it was a wilderness. Sumner Mellen, wife and brother, Grant of Black River, were present at the funeral which was held at the Disciple Church Sunday at 2 p.m., services conducted by Rev. Douglas of Pulaski.