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Melissa Arletta Baum

Melissa Arletta Baum

Female 1862 - 1933  (70 years)

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  • Name Melissa Arletta Baum 
    Born 25 Dec 1862  Brush Creek Township, Wayne, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Female 
    Census 4 Jun 1870  Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Census 1870

    Utah, Wasatch, Heber Precinct, Enumeration District 171, Sheet 10A, June 13, 1900

    Isaac 38. Melissa (wife) 31. Children: Lousia 13; Isaac 9; Melisa 7; John 5; Hannah 3; Eliza 6 months. Value of Real Estate $500; value personal property $500. Lousia, Isaac, Melisa, and John attending school. Isaac born in Pennsylvania; Melissa born in Illinois; children born in Utah. 
    Age: 7 
    1870 US Federal Census - Isaac Baum Family, Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, USA
    1870 US Federal Census - Isaac Baum Family, Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, USA
    Census 8 Jun 1880  Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Census 1880

    Utah, Wasatch, Heber City and Precinct, ED 90, page 16, Family 143

    Isaac 68. Melisa (wife) 42. Children: Isaac 19; Melissa A. 17; John W. 15; Hannah 13; Mary E. 6; Sarah 4. Isaac is a farmer. Isaac was born in Pennsylvania; Melisa was born in Illinois; all children are born in Utah.  
    Age: 17 
    1880 US Federal Census - Isaac Baum Family and John Cummings Family, Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, USA
    1880 US Federal Census - Isaac Baum Family and John Cummings Family, Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, USA
    Death Certificate 6 Jul 1933  Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    State file number 00003304036 
    Age: 70 
    Cause: Carcinoma of the Liver 
    Death Certificate for Melissa Aralitta Baum Murdock, 1933, Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, USA
    Death Certificate for Melissa Aralitta Baum Murdock, 1933, Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, USA
    Died 6 Jul 1933  Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    • HEBER--Mrs. Melissa Arletta Murdock, 70, wife of William H. Murdock, died at the family home here Thursday night, following an illness of 16 years.

      She was born here December 25, 1862, the daughter of Isaac and Melissa Session Baum. She was married July 25, 1881 The husband, two daughters and two sons survive, Della and Isaac Stacy Murdock, Heber; Wallace Murdock, Browning, Mont., and Mrs. Ruby Gott. Seattle, Wash. Eight grandchildren and the following brothers and sisters also survive: Isaac R. and R. Isabell Baum, Heber; J. William Baum, Salt Lake, and Mrs. Mary E. Hanks, Nampa, Idaho.

      Mrs. Murdock was active in Relief society work. She was a nurse and did much work in caring for the sick in early days.

      Funeral services will be conducted Sunday at 1:30 p. m. in the Wasatch L. D. S. stake tabernacle with interment in Heber City cemetery.
    Buried 9 Jul 1933  Heber City Cemetery, Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 7
    Melissa Aralitta Baum Murdock Headstone
    Melissa Aralitta Baum Murdock Headstone
    Wife of William Henry Murdock
    Melissa Araletta Baum Murdock (1862 - 1933) - Find A Grave
    Melissa Araletta Baum Murdock (1862 - 1933) - Find A Grave
    Person ID I1224  clanSoren
    Last Modified 2 Oct 2014 

    Father Ancestors Isaac Baum,   b. 7 Apr 1832, Brandywine, Chester, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Nov 1920, Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Melissa Sessions,   b. 11 Mar 1838, Brush Creek Township, Wayne, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Oct 1916, Wasatch County, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 6 May 1856  Provo, Utah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family Record BAUM, ISAAC (son of John C. Baum and Hannah Crismon). Born April 7, 1832, Uklan township, Chester county, Pa. Came to Utah 1850, independent company.

    Married Melissa Sessions May 6, 1856 (daughter of Richard Sessions and Lucretia Haws), who was born March 11, 1838.

    ◄ Their children:
    ◄ Louisa Maria b. April 26, 1857, m. Chauncy C. Lee June 27, 1876, d. Oct. 27, 1896
    ◄ Isaac Richard b. Aug. 17, 1860, m. Gabriella Ivie Feb. 1890
    ◄ Melissa Aralitta b. Dec. 25, 1862, m. William H. Murdock July 25, 1881
    ◄ John William b. June 3, 1865, m. Maria Hickens
    ◄ Hannah Lucretia b. May 23, 1867, d. Aug. 25, 1883
    ◄ Eliza Jane b. Dec. 80, 1869, d. Aug. 17, 1872
    ◄ Ada May b. June 11, 1872, d. July 15, 1872
    ◄ Mary Elizabeth b. Aug. 10, 1873, m. David C. Hanks Dec. 6, 1893
    ◄ Sarah Emeline b. Jan. 3, 1876, m. William G. Welke Dec. 13, 1910
    ◄ David Alexander b. Oct. 3, 1878, d. Nov. 17, 1879
    ◄ Rachel Isabel b. Sept. 18, 1880.

    Assisted in bringing immigrants to Utah. Indian war veteran. High councilor.  [8
    Family ID F401  Group Sheet

    Family William Murdock,   b. 9 Apr 1861, American Fork, Utah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jun 1942, Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 25 Jul 1881  Wasatch County, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Last Modified 14 May 2008 
    Family ID F450  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S61] Utah State History Cemetery Burials Database, (http://cemeteries.utah.gov/burials/execute/searchburials).

    2. [S118] Utah Death Certificates (Series 81448), 1904 to 1965, Utah State Archives, Office of Vital Records and Statistics, (historyresearch.utah.gov), Death Certificate 00003304036 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S103] 1870 United States Federal Census, Bureau of the Census, Year: 1870; Census Place: Heber City, Wasatch, Utah Territory; Roll: M593_1613; Page: 349 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S85] 1880 United States Federal Census, Year: 1880; Census Place: Heber, Wasatch, Utah; Roll: T9_1339; Family History Film: 1255339; Page: 320.4000; Enumeration District: 90 (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S191] Daughters of Utah Pioneers Obituary Scrapbook (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S118] Utah Death Certificates (Series 81448), 1904 to 1965, Utah State Archives, Office of Vital Records and Statistics, (historyresearch.utah.gov), State file number 00003304036 (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S157] Findagrave.com, (Findagrave.com), Memorial 10449193 (Reliability: 3).

    8. [S119] Utah Pioneers and Prominent Men, (Ancestry.com ) (Reliability: 3).

    9. [S172] BYU Idaho Special Collections and Family History, (BYU Idaho) (Reliability: 3).
      Marriage ID: 246341
      Groom's Last Name: MURDOCK
      Groom's First Name: William H.
      Bride's Last Name: BAUM
      Bride's First Name: Mellisa R. Letty
      Bride's Residence: Heber City
      Groom's Residence: Heber City
      State: Utah
      County: Wasatch
      Place: null
      Marriage Date: 25 Jul 1881
      Partial Date: null
      Volume: 1
      Comment: null
      Page: 8