Mary Ellen Melling

23 August 1855–23 February 1940 (Age 84)
Green River, Sweetwater, Wyoming, United States

The Life Summary of Mary Ellen

When Mary Ellen Melling was born on 23 August 1855, in Green River, Sweetwater, Wyoming, United States, her father, John Melling, was 37 and her mother, Ellen Knowles, was 34. She married James Hyrum Stone on 1 May 1871. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States in 1860. She died on 23 February 1940, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Hyrum Stone
Mary Ellen Melling
Marriage: 1 May 1871
Sarah Ellen Stone
John Melling Stone
James Hyrum Stone Jr.
Chauncey Stone
Peter Arthur Stone
Carl Raymond Stone

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 May 1871
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1857 · Bountiful Tabernacle Groundbreaking
    Age 2
    The groundbreaking of the Bountiful Tabernacle began with the dedicatory prayer given by Lorenzo Snow on a cold February morning in 1857. The building was designed by Augustus Farnham.
    Age 8
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 26
    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    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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    Mary Ellen Melling Stone Crane

    Mary Ellen Melling is the daughter of John Melling and Ellen Knowles Melling, who were both born and raised in England and who were of English descent. Some of the first missionaries that w …

    Sources (15)

    • Mary Ellen Stone, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Mary E. Nielling in entry for Peter Arthur Stowe, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Mary Ellen Millen in household of John Knowles, "United States Census, 1860"

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