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Melissa Alice La Baw

Female 1858 - 1936  (78 years)


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  • Name Melissa Alice La Baw 
    Born 20 Aug 1858  Fountain County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Buried Nov 1936  Cemetery Near Osborne Prairie, Fountain County, Church Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 23 Nov 1936  Mellott, Fountain County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I6634  My Genealogy

    Father Benjamin B. Labaw,   b. 2 Oct 1808, Montgomery County Or Warren County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Apr 1867, Fountain County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Ann Smith,   b. 1831, Fountain County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Dec 1861, Fountain County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 30 years) 
    Married 6 Dec 1852  Fountain County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F4155  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Henry Douglass,   b. Bef 1883, Montgomery County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Dec 1906, Montgomery County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 23 years) 
    Married 30 Jan 1871  Montgomery County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Homer Leroy Douglass,   b. 6 Dec 1882, Montgomery County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Oct 1942, Fountain County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
     2. Walter Melvin Douglass,   b. 30 Sep 1883, New Market, Montgomery County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 May 1952, 3 Cronkhite St, Danville, Vermillion Co, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     3. Female Child Douglass,   b. 9 Dec 1892, Montgomery County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1892, Montgomery County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Everett Douglass,   b. 22 Mar 1894, Montgomery County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1971, Vermillion County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F4143  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 *James French,   b. 1852, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Feb 1932, 80 Years Old; Mclean County Farm, Bloomington, Mclean County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 22 Aug 1871  Fountain County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. *Elmer Edgar French,   b. 6 Apr 1876, Portland Arch, Fountain County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jun 1971, 95 Years Old; Ladoga, Montgomery County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years)
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F4144  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Durant A. Bennett,   b. 6 Jan 1848, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 18 Dec 1909  Fountain County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F4145  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 4 Living Ludlow 
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F4146  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • A. Source: Records of Joyce Lorraine Clore Elkins of Parke County,Indiana. You must contact compiler for further information. SLJuhl,compiler--sljuhl1234@yahoo.com.

      One of the books on the LaBaw Family Record is in the safe keeping ofthis family (compiler's). Great Aunt Alice (Alice Margaret DouglassShappard) has a copy, and the Indianapolis Library has a copy at theIndiana State Library of these families, Crane, Tappan, LaBaw andFisher Records.

      "ARTICLE, OUTSIDE DEATHS
      ALICE LUDLOW
      MELLOTT--(CNS)--Following a long illness of heart trouble, Mrs. AliceLudlow, 78, died at her home in Mellott at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Nov.23,1936. She had been a resident of Mellott five years. Mrs. Luslow wasborn Aug. 20, 1858, in Fountain County where she spent all her life,daughter of Mr. and Mrs. LaBaw. She was thrice married, first toJames French, then to Henry Douglas, and after their deaths was unitedin marriage to Charles Ludlow Mar. 31, 1931. Surviving are thehusband; four sons, Elmer French, Mace, Ind.; Walter Douglas,Danville, Ill.; Homer Douglas, near Stone Bluff; and Everett Douglas,Kingman; one brother, Alonzo, LaBaw, Auburn, Ind. She was a member ofthe Nazarene Church at Hillsboro. Last rites will be at 1 p.m.Wednesday at Osborne Prarie Church, the Rev. Charles Howard, Sterling,Officiating. Burial in a cemetery near the church. J. Fred Parham,Veedersburg, in charge.
      Obituary, November, 1936 in local newspaper." [Transcribed, SLJuhl,28 Oct 2005]