Malissa Malone

Female14 January 1861–13 February 1936

Brief Life History of Malissa

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.

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John Thomas Mathes
Malissa Malone
Marriage: 1881

Sources (9)

  • Mellisia Mathews in household of John T Mathews, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Melissa Anderson Mathews, "Iowa, Death Records, 1904-1951"
  • Malissa Mathews in household of John L Mathews, "United States Census, 1900"

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  • Marriage
    1881Mercer, Mercer, Missouri, United States
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    Siblings (12)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 2

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

    Age 2

    The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 20

    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    Name Meaning

    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 .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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