Margaret Maria Mecham

24 February 1840–9 February 1909 (Age 68)
Springfield, Sangamon, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Margaret Maria

When Margaret Maria Mecham was born on 24 February 1840, in Springfield, Sangamon, Illinois, United States, her father, Lewis Mecham Sr, was 25 and her mother, Lydia Wells, was 22. She married Thomas Ross on 3 December 1855, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Joseph, Sevier, Utah, United States in 1900. She died on 9 February 1909, in Antimony, Garfield, Utah, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Joseph Cemetery, Joseph, Sevier, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Ross
Margaret Maria Mecham
Marriage: 3 December 1855
Polly Ann Ross
George Lewis Ross
Joshua Josiah Ross
Lydia Lucinda Ross
Sarah Luticia Ross
Daniel Thompson Ross
Maria Emeline Ross
Samantha Matilda Ross

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 December 1855Provo, Utah, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 6
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 6
    Historical Boundaries: 1846: Decatur, Iowa Territory, United States 1846: Decatur, Iowa, United States
    1862 · Battle of Roanoke Island
    Age 22
    On February 7, 1862, General Burnside's expedition started with the Battle of Roanoke Island. The battle was mostly fought by the Union and Confederate Navy's. This was a Union victory.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Meacham .

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

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    DUP History of Thomas Ross

    Thomas Ross was born September 15, 1814 in Guilford County, North Carolina. His parents were Andrew Ross, born August 12, 1784 and Anna or Mary Anna Kimmins(Cummins), born August 21, 1777. Both pa …

    Sources (29)

    • Margaret M. Ross, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Margaret Mecham in entry for George Washington Humphries and Matilda Haight, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"
    • Margaret Meacham in entry for George Lewis Ross, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"

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