Malcom Mellis

about 1779–from 1841 to 1851 (Age 62)
Larbert, Stirlingshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Malcom

When Malcom Mellis was born about 1779, in Larbert, Stirlingshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, John Malice, was 25 and his mother, Agnes McFarland, was 28. He married Agnes Angus on 19 January 1806, in Falkirk, Stirlingshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Bothwell, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1841. He died from 1841 to 1851, at the age of 72.

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Family Time Line

Malcom Mellis
1779–1851
Agnes Angus
1780–
Marriage: 19 January 1806
Margaret Mellis
1806–
John Mellis
1808–
Archibald Mellis
1809–
James Mellis
1811–
Agnes Mellis
1813–
Elizabeth Mallice
1816–
Isabela Malles
1820–
Malcolm Malles
1821–1896
Mary Malice
1823–1858
Malcolm
1824–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
19 January 1806
Falkirk, Stirlingshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
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World Events (6)

1802 · John Playfair publishes summary of James Hutton's theories of geology.

Age 23

In 1802, John Playfair published the Illustrations of the Huttonian Theory of the Earth. His influence was by James Hutton’s knowledge of the earth’s geology.
1815

Age 36

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1817 · Dryburgh Abbey Bridge

Age 38

Dryburgh Abbey Bridge was a cable-stayed footbridge that connected the villages of Dryburgh and St. Boswells, across the River Tweed. Before its construction, A ferry crossing service had existed here for centuries. It was originally 79 meters long and was undergoing a period of rapid growth in popularity. The Bridge was completed on August 1 but a few months later it collapsed. Very shortly after the collapse, another bridge was built further downstream. A new bridge, which still stands today, was constructed after the first World War.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from a place in Suffolk, named in Old English with mylenas, plural of mylen ‘mill’.2 Scottish and northern Irish (of Scottish origin): from an Anglicized form of the Gaelic personal name Maol Íosa ‘devotee of Jesus’.3 Greek: variant of Melis .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Malcom Mallice, "Scotland Census, 1841"
  • Parish registers for Falkirk, Stirlingshire, Scotland
  • Old parochial registers for Larbert, Stirling, Scotland

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