When Mary Ann Mellecker was born on 22 August 1835, in Alsace, France, her father, Francis Xavier Mellecker, was 34 and her mother, Marie Anna Gross, was 38. She married Joseph S. Ruppenkamp on 27 April 1857, in Johnson, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She died on 28 April 1864, in Johnson, Iowa, United States, at the age of 28, and was buried in Hills, Johnson, Iowa, United States.
Hebrew: Bitter; Marion is the French form.