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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Louis Gutherage Graves
Mary Melissa Feazel
Marriage: 7 March 1887
Margaret Prudence Graves
Clara Bell Graves
James Franklin Graves
Lucian Edward Graves

Spouse and Children

    Louis Gutherage Graves



7 March 1887


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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.

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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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