Ella Therese Melang

18 November 1887–11 December 1984 (Age 97)
Amherst, Portage, Wisconsin, United States

The Life Summary of Ella Therese

When Ella Therese Melang was born on 18 November 1887, in Amherst, Portage, Wisconsin, United States, her father, Johann Gustav Melang, was 32 and her mother, Augusta Porath, was 26. She married Frank Friedrich Carl Buss on 10 November 1911, in Wausau, Marathon, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Marathon, Wisconsin, United States in 1900. She died on 11 December 1984, in Wausau, Marathon, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 97, and was buried in Restlawn Memorial Park, Wausau, Marathon, Wisconsin, United States.

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Family Time Line

Frank Friedrich Carl Buss
Ella Therese Melang
Marriage: 10 November 1911
Erleen Dorothy Buss
Lynn Charles Buss

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 November 1911Wausau, Marathon, Wisconsin, United States
  • Children


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    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
    Age 3
    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
    1907 · Law Passed for Child Employment
    Age 20
    The maximum hours for children to work were set to 55 per week.
    1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment
    Age 26
    The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Nils, Erik, Nels, Selmer, Thor.Norwegian: habitational name from any of numerous farmsteads mostly in southwestern Norway so named from Old Norse Methalland ‘the mid land’. In North America, this surname may also be an altered form of the variant Mæland (compare Maland ).

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

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    Sources (6)

    • Ella Bush in household of Frank C Bush, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Ella Melang in household of Gustav Melang, "United States Census, 1900"

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