Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Fairs in:
 • Rose Hill Cemetery
 • Newfield
 • Gloucester County
 • New Jersey
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial!
Melissa Jane Leedom Fair
Learn about sponsoring this memorial...
Birth: Aug. 2, 1837
Redbank Township
Armstrong County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Oct. 29, 1927
Gloucester County
New Jersey, USA

Melissa was the 6th of ten children born to William Leedom and Sarah Jane Flick.

The census report of 1850 in Sugarcreek Township, Armstrong Co., PA records her name as Maria but the family bible calls it out as Mellissa.

On 11 Mar 1855 Melissa Jane Leedom married Joseph M. Fair. Joseph was a prosperous farmer.

Between 1857 and 1874 Joseph & Melissa had 10 children. In the order of their births they named these children: William Wesley, Margaret Emma, Catharine Rosella , Sarah A , Thomas E, James Samuel, Minnie May, Frederick Levern, Jennie Laurette and Stella Evelyn Fair.

 (bio by: Jack Gilchrist) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  William Leedom (1805 - 1887)
  Sarah Jane Flick Leedom (1802 - 1893)
 
 Spouse:
  Joseph M. Fair (1835 - 1912)*
 
 Children:
  William W Fair (1856 - 1904)*
  Margaret Emma Fair Pancoast (1858 - 1911)*
  Thomas F Fair (1864 - 1948)*
  Minnie M Fair Young (1867 - 1956)*
  Stella Evelyn Fair Cook (1874 - 1959)*
 
 Siblings:
  Thomas Leedom (1828 - 1837)*
  Margaret Ruth Leedom McGeary (1829 - 1927)*
  Melissa Jane Leedom Fair (1837 - 1927)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Fair 1835 - Joseph Fair - 1912 1837 - Melissa J. His Wife - 1927
 
Note: See photo of the Fair homestead in New Jersey.
 
Burial:
Rose Hill Cemetery
Newfield
Gloucester County
New Jersey, USA
Plot:
 
Maintained by: Jack Gilchrist
Originally Created by: Doreen Preston (inactive...
Record added: Oct 29, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 5907713
Melissa Jane <i>Leedom</i> Fair
Added by: Jerry Fair
 
Melissa Jane <i>Leedom</i> Fair
Added by: Jack Gilchrist
 
Melissa Jane <i>Leedom</i> Fair
Added by: Jerry Fair
 
 
There are 2 more photos not showing...
Click here to view all images...
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

Melissa Jane Leedom Fair born in Redbank, Armstrong County, Pennsylvania.
- Jerry Fair
 Added: Dec. 4, 2009
Rest in peace!
- Jerry Fair
 Added: Dec. 4, 2009
 
 
 Advertisement

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service