When Malissa Malone was born on 14 January 1861, in Mercer, Missouri, United States, her father, Anderson Burl Malone, was 44 and her mother, Malissa Davis, was 41. She married John Thomas Mathes in 1881, in Mercer, Mercer, Missouri, United States. She lived in Lindley Township, Mercer, Missouri, United States in 1900. She died on 13 February 1936, in Pleasanton, Decatur, Iowa, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Pleasanton, Decatur, Iowa, United States.
Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Maoil Eoin ‘descendant of the devotee of (Saint) John’. This is the name of an ecclesiastical family at Clonmacnoise. MacLysaght says that in County Clare there has been some confusion with Muldoon .