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Melissa Jane <I>Leedom</I> Fair

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Melissa Jane Leedom Fair

Birth
Redbank Township, Armstrong County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death
29 Oct 1927 (aged 90)
Gloucester County, New Jersey, USA
Burial
Newfield, Gloucester County, New Jersey, USA Add to Map
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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.

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


Inscription

Fair 1835 - Joseph Fair - 1912 1837 - Melissa J. His Wife - 1927

Gravesite Details

See photo of the Fair homestead in New Jersey.



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