Melissia Renshaw

1879–Female
Senath, Dunklin, Missouri, United States

The Life of Melissia

When Melissia Renshaw was born in 1879, in Senath, Dunklin, Missouri, United States, her father, J. William Renshaw, was 41 and her mother, Elizibath "Lizz " Bell Phillips, was 37.

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Family Time Line

J. William Renshaw
1838–
Elizibath "Lizz " Bell Phillips
1842–
Mary Elizabeth Renshaw
1864–1912
Nancy Renshaw
1871–1943
May Renshaw
1873–
Thomas Renshaw
1875–
Tildia Renshaw
1877–
Melissia Renshaw
1879–
Pearly Renshaw
1881–

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World Events (3)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

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.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 3

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 25

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Renishaw in Derbyshire, named from the Middle English personal name Reynold + shawe ‘copse’. The name is still found chiefly in Derbyshire, South Yorkshire, and Lancashire.

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

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