Malissa Malone

14 January 1861–13 February 1936 (Age 75)
Mercer, Missouri, United States

The Life 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. 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

Spouse and Children

Estimated,, Mercer, Missouri, USA

Parents and Siblings



    Sarah Sally Malone


    Sgt James Harve Malone



    Lucy Jane Malone


    Eliza Malone


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World Events (8)


Age 2

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1865 · Slavery Abolished

Age 4

On January 11, 1865, slavery was abolished in Missouri.
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 states that this surname is now numerous in County Clare where it is pronounced Maloon and is probably really Muldoon .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Malissa A Mathews in household of John T Mathews, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Malissa A Mathews in household of John T Mathews, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mellissa Malone in household of Andrew B Malone, "United States Census, 1870"

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