John Ramsden Mellon

27 May 1838–26 May 1916 (Age 77)
Little Bolton All Saints, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of John Ramsden

When John Ramsden Mellon was born on 27 May 1838, in Little Bolton All Saints, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Mellen Jr., was 24 and his mother, Jane Ramsden, was 21. He married Julia Caroline Huntington on 7 June 1885, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States in 1870 and Salt Lake City Ward 1, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1910. He died on 26 May 1916, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Pleasant Green Cemetery, Magna, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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John Ramsden Mellon
Julia Caroline Huntington
Marriage: 7 June 1885
Theresa Mellen

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World Events (8)

1842 · Mines and Collieries Act of 1842
Age 4
The Parliment of the United Kingdom passed the Mines and Collieries Act of 1842, mostly commonly known as the Mines Act of 1842. This act made it so that nobody under the age of ten could work in the mines and also females in general could not be employed.
Age 5
Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1859 · Lancashire Rifle Volunteers
Age 21
The Lancashire Rifle Volunteers started in the eighteenth century. Those that fought in the militia were selected by ballot. They were formed because of threat due to the Revolutionary War and the Napoleonic War.

Name Meaning

1 Northern Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Mealláin ‘descendant of Meallán’, a personal name that is a diminutive of meall ‘pleasant’.2 English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Meulan in Seine-et-Oise.3 Dutch (van Mellon): habitational name from Millun bij Keulen.

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

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John Mellen & Jane Ramsden Mellen

In typewritten form. I have a photocopy of the copied orginal, which as a lot of black on the copy but 98% readable. I type it as is: Lithographed in U.S.A - JOHN MELLEN AND JANE RAMSDEN MELLEN [who …

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  • John Mellen in household of John Mellen, "United States Census, 1850"
  • John Millen in household of John Millen, "United States Census, 1860"
  • John Mulin in household of John Mulin, "United States Census, 1870"

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