Peter Melling

17 January 1849–13 February 1932 (Age 83)
Preston, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Peter

When Peter Melling was born on 17 January 1849, in Preston, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Melling, was 30 and his mother, Ellen Knowles, was 28. He married Elizabeth (Eliza) Broom on 16 February 1869, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Labelle, Jefferson, Idaho, United States in 1910 and Burch Creek, Weber, Utah, United States in 1930. He died on 13 February 1932, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Peter Melling
Jane Alice Dunn
Marriage: 16 September 1914
John Knowles Melling

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 September 1914Box Elder, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1850 · Industrial Revolution in Lancashire
    Age 1
    When the Industrial Revolution hit Lancashire, cotton mills started spring up everywhere. This helped the cotton industry to start booming even moreso in Lancashire.
    Age 14
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1872 · The First National Park
    Age 23
    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

    Name Meaning

    English (Lancashire): habitational name from any of the places near Lancaster and near Liverpool. Both are probably so called from an Old English personal name Mealla + the Old English groupname suffix -ingas.Irish: variant of Mellon .German: habitational name from a place called Mellingen (see Mellinger ).

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

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    Sources (42)

    • Peter Mellon, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Peter Melling, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Peter Melling, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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