Malcom Mellis

Brief Life History of Malcom

When Malcom Mellis was born about 1781, in Larbert, Stirlingshire, Scotland, his father, John Malice, was 28 and his mother, Agnes McFarland, was 31. 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.

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Family Time Line

Malcom Mellis
1781–1851
Agnes Angus
1781–
Marriage: 19 January 1806
Margaret Mellis
1806–1857
John Mellis
1808–
Archibald Mellis
1809–1875
James Mellis
1811–
Agnes Mellis
1813–
Elizabeth Mellis
1817–
Isabela Malles
1820–
Malcolm Malles Sr.
1821–1896
Mary Malice
1823–1858
Malcolm Mellis
1824–

Sources (17)

  • Malcom Mallice, "Scotland Census, 1841"
  • Malcom Malice, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Malcolm Mellis, "Scotland, Marriages, 1561-1910"

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World Events (6)

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

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

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

1820 · """The """"Radical War""""."""

The Scottish Insurrection was a week of strikes and unrest with demands for reform in the United Kingdom and Ireland. The economic downturn after the Napoleonic war ended, brought increasing unrest with the Artisan workers in Scotland, seeking action to reform the government. But the insurrection was largely forgotten about, as attention was focused on the better publicized Radical events in England.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Greek Spiro, Christos, Spero.

Scottish (mainly Aberdeenshire and Morayshire): from an Anglicized form of the Gaelic personal name Maol Íosa ‘devotee of Jesus’.

Greek: variant of Melis .

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

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