Lillian Helen Melching

28 May 1881–16 August 1963 (Age 82)
Harbor Springs, Emmet, Michigan, United States

The Life of Lillian Helen

When Lillian Helen Melching was born on 28 May 1881, in Harbor Springs, Emmet, Michigan, United States, her father, August Frank Melching, was 32 and her mother, Augusta Phenora Melching, was 34. She married Frank Leslie Moore on 28 September 1903, in Emmet, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Detroit Ward 8, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States in 1910 and Detroit Ward 16, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States in 1940. She died on 16 August 1963, in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Harbor Springs, Emmet, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Frank Leslie Moore
Lillian Helen Melching
Marriage: 28 September 1903
Leslie Allen Moore

Spouse and Children

28 September 1903
Emmet, Michigan, United States


    Leslie Allen Moore


Parents and Siblings

    August Frank Melching


    Augusta Phenora Melching




+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 1

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1884 · Largest Island Park in the Nation

Age 3

Belle Isle Park is a 982-acre island park in the Detroit River between Michigan and Ontario. Belle Isle is the largest city-owned island park in the United States, and it is connected to mainland Detroit by the MacArthur Bridge. It's home to the Belle Isle Aquarium, the Belle Isle Conservatory, the Belle Isle Nature Center, the Detroit Boat Club, the James Scott Memorial Fountain, the Dossin Great Lakes Museum, a municipal golf course, a half-mile swimming beach, and numerous monuments.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 22

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

Name Meaning

South German: habitational name from Melchingen in Württemberg.

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

Sources (3)

  • Lillian H Moore in household of Frank L Moore, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lillian H Moore in household of Frank L Moore, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Lillian Moore in household of Frank L Moore, "United States Census, 1940"

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