Marcia Mellen

Female 1824 - 1913  (89 years)


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  • Name Marcia Mellen  [1
    Born 19 May 1824  Richland, Oswego County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Died 21 Dec 1913  Richland, Oswego, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Age 89 years 
    Buried Lacona, Oswego County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Patriarch & Matriarch
    Bichard Mellen  (2 x Great Grandfather) 
    Alice Harris,   b. 1789,   d. 15 Dec 1888  (Age 99 years)  (Mother) 
    Person ID I38844  tree2018
    Last Modified 19 May 2020 

    Father Ancestors Henry Hezekiah Mellen,   b. 19 Dec 1793,   d. 17 Mar 1861  (Age 67 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Alice Harris,   b. 1789,   d. 15 Dec 1888  (Age 99 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 19 Oct 1819 
    Family ID F2530  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 James Harvey Ames,   b. 1819, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Apr 1873, Oswego County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Other Partners: Unknown;   Polly Ames 
    Married 1858  New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    Married: 1x1. Anna Edna Ames,   b. 31 Mar 1864, Pulaski, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jun 1949, Pulaski, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)  [natural]
    Elton M Lighthall  m. 28 Dec 1887
    Last Modified 19 May 2020 
    Family ID F3702  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Ancestors Dwight Peck,   b. Jun 1829,   d. 23 Jul 1853, Richland Twp., Oswego County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 24 years) 
    Married 1852 
    Last Modified 19 May 2020 
    Family ID F14451  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Newspaper Obituary - December 31, 1913 Pulaski Democrat - Daughter of Henry & Alice Mellen, pioneer settlers of Richland, her siblings were Chester, Melvin, Harriet, Henry & Daniel. She spent nearly her entire life in the area excepting a few years she spent in the east. She was twice married, first to Dwight Peck in 1852, who died only 9 months after their marriage. Her second marriage was to James Harvey Ames in 1858. They had a son, Harvey, who died at 18 months, and a daughter Mrs. E.M. Lighthall.

      Newspaper Obituary - Wednesday, December 31, 1913 Pulaski Democrat - Pulaski, New York - Marcia Mellen was born in Richland, May 19th, 1824. She was the daughter of Henry and Alice Mellen (pioneer settlers of that place.) Nearly her whole life has been spent in Richland with the exception of a few of her earlier years in the east. She was twice married. First to Dwight Peck in 1852, who only lived nine months after their marriage. Second to James Harvey Ames in 1858, who died in 1874. To them were born one son, Harvey, who died at the age of 18 months, and a daughter, Mrs. E. M. Lighthall, with whom she resided at the time of her death, December 21, 1913. She had four brothers, Henry, Chester, Melvin and Daniel and one sister, Miss Harriet Mellen. Her sister, daughter and one stepson, Mr. Morris Ames, survive her.

      Vitals - December 21, 1913 ~ Marcia Ames, age 89 years, 6 months, 27 days, Widow, born in New York, Daughter of Henry Mellen born in Vermont, and ‘unknown’ Harris born in Vermont, Died in Richland Township of chronic nephritis, senile debility.

  • Sources 
    1. [S555] U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2012;).