Mary Melissa Feazel

4 June 1869–19 September 1955 (Age 86)
Farmerville, Union, Louisiana, United States

The Life of Mary Melissa

When Mary Melissa Feazel was born on 4 June 1869, in Farmerville, Union, Louisiana, United States, her father, Mitchell Cornelius Feazel, was 29 and her mother, Margaret Ann Bearden, was 18. She married Louis Gutherage Graves on 7 March 1887. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Justice Precinct 3, Harrison, Texas, United States in 1930 and Justice Precinct 3, Morris, Texas, United States in 1940. She died on 19 September 1955, in Austin, Travis, Texas, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Omaha Cemetery, Omaha, Morris, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Louis Gutherage Graves
1865–1894
Mary Melissa Feazel
1869–1955
Marriage: 7 March 1887
Margaret Prudence Graves
1887–1976
Clara Bell Graves
1889–1973
James Franklin Graves
1889–1963
Lucian Edward Graves
1893–1972

Spouse and Children

    Louis Gutherage Graves

    Male1865–1894Male

    Female1869–1955Female

MARRIAGE
7 March 1887
children

(4)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(2)

World Events (8)

1870 · Texas Is Restored to the Union

Age 1

Congress restored Texas to the Union on March 30, 1870, despite not yet meeting all of the requirements established for re-admittance.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 1

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 25

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.

Name Meaning

German: variant spelling of Feasel .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Mable Hutsman in household of Benjamin Hutsman, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mollie Huttsman in household of Ben N Huttsman, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mollie Hultsman in household of B N Hultsman, "United States Census, 1930"

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