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Melvina Grace "Mellie" Abel Lakey
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Birth: Sep. 13, 1881
Valparaiso
Porter County
Indiana, USA
Death: Jul. 9, 1963
Chester
Liberty County
Montana, USA

Melvina "Mellie" Abel Lakey, daughter of Archelaus and Louesia Brandt Abel, was born on September 13, 1881 in Valparaiso, Porter County, Indiana and grew up in North Dakota. She came to Chester, Montana in 1910 and homesteaded 14 miles north of Chester.

She married Alexander Lakey on January 31, 1912 in Great Falls, Montana. They had 6 children: Curtis, Houston, Irene, Troy, Ethel, & Gordon.

Mellie died July 9, 1963 in Chester, Montana at the age of 81 years, and is buried in Chester Cemetery.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Archelaus Abel (1848 - 1922)
  Louesia Hennrietta Brandt Abel (1851 - 1914)
 
 Spouse:
  Alexander Leventon Lakey (1885 - 1962)
 
 Children:
  Houston Archie Lakey (1914 - 1995)*
  Houston Archie Lakey (1914 - 1995)*
 
 Siblings:
  Ray Abel (1877 - 1961)*
  Melvina Grace Abel Lakey (1881 - 1963)
  Hattie Henrietta Abel Kellogg (1885 - 1974)*
  Ross Abel (1888 - 1952)*
  Edna Eleanor Abel Mercer (1890 - 1983)*
  Ethel May Abel (1893 - 1912)*
  Harold Abel (1897 - 1918)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Chester Cemetery
Chester
Liberty County
Montana, USA
Plot: Block 11 Lot 26 Grave B
 
Maintained by: Faye Kellogg Crandall
Originally Created by: Remember
Record added: Jun 20, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 71669331
Melvina Grace Mellie <i>Abel</i> Lakey
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Melvina Grace Mellie <i>Abel</i> Lakey
Added by: Faye Kellogg Crandall
 
Melvina Grace Mellie <i>Abel</i> Lakey
Added by: Faye Kellogg Crandall
 
 
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Melvina was my maternal great-grandma. My mom looks like her. My moms favorite memories are when Melvina would mash up cooked egg yolks and feed to baby chicks on the farm. And she would put Listerine on mosquito bites. And she'd share her honey Luden...(Read more)
- Stephanie Perry
 Added: Jun. 7, 2014
You were a true pioneer!
- Faye Kellogg Crandall
 Added: Nov. 15, 2012
My Great Aunt
- Faye Kellogg Crandall
 Added: May. 29, 2012
 
 
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