Augusta Phenora Melching (1847-1938)

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Augusta Phenora Melching
Augusta Melching&desc.jpg
Augusta & Descendants 1912
Born: 5 Aug 1847 Sievershausen, Germany
Died: 16 Nov 1917 Harbor Springs, Michigan
Father: Henry Melching
Mother: Christina
Siblings: Augusta Phenora Melching
August W. Melching
Spouse: August Frank Melching
Married: 2 Sep 1869 Newport, Kentucky
Children: Augusta Christina Melching
Henry William Melching
Elizabeth Melching
Emma Wilhelmine Melching
August Carl Melching
Lena F. Melching
Lillian Helen Melching
Elsie Susan Melching
Julia Anna Melching
Matilda Catherine Melching
Frederick Melching
Baby Melching

Augusta Phenora Melching was born on the 5th of August 1847 in Sievershausen, Hanover, Germany.

Her parents are Henry Melching and Christina.

She has at least one brother, August W. Melching.

Augusta married August Frank Melching on 2 September 1869 at Newport, Campbell, Kentucky. They had traveled by boat from Germany and were married when they got off the boat.

They lived for many years in Steubenville, Ohio until they moved to Harbor Springs, Emmet, Michigan in 1878.

Their children are Augusta Christina, Henry William, Elizabeth, Emma Wilhelmine, August Carl, Lena F., Lillian Helen, Elsie Susan, Julia Anna, Matilda Catherine, Frederick and Baby Melching.

Augusta died 16 November 1938 in Harbor Springs, Emmet, Michigan. She is buried at the Lakeview Cemetery in Harbor Springs.

Lakeview Cemetery

Names for 1912 photo in the infobox

[Click on picture to enlarge and see numbers]:
1. Augusta Christina Hitchings
2. Julia Hitchings
3. Katie Doris Hitchings
4. Francis M. Hitchings
5. William Henry Melching
6. Emma Wilhelmine Barnum
7. Ernest Eugene Ferguson
8. Matilda Melching
9. Ella Roberta Ferguson
10. Elsie Susan Stewart
11. Lorraine Stewart
12. Charles Jackson Hitchings
13. Lillian Helen Moore
14. August Carl Melching
15. Kenneth Melchings
16. Mildred Hitchings
17. Albert L. Wells
18. Julia Wells
19. Augusta Melching
20. Carol Wells
21. Esther L. Hill
22. Lena I. Hill
23. Douglas Jesse Hill
24. Lizzie Cole
25. Elizabeth Cole
26. Ruth Elsie Hitchings
27. Leslie Moore
28. Glen Elon Hitchings
29. Leona Hill
30. Eleanor Wells
31. Genevive Stewart
32. Twila D. Melching
33. not named on photo
34. Donovan Barnum
35. unnamed maybe Theron Melching
36. maybe Leland Ward Melching.


  • 1880 Federal Census, Little Traverse Twp, Emmet, Michigan
Melching, Augustin F.
, Augusta, wife, married, female, white, 32, Hanover, Keeping House, Hanover, Hanover
  • 1900 Federal Census, Little Traverse Twp., Emmet, Michigan
Melching, August
, Augusta, wife, white, female, Aug 1847, 52, married 31, 11 kids,10 live, Ger, Ger, Ger,1866, 34
, August W., Br. In law, white, male, Feb 1856, 44, single, Ger, Ger, Ger, 1882, 18, na, Baker
  • Death: Emmet County, Michigan, Vital Records Search, Deaths:
Date of Death: 11/16/1938
Liber: 5
Foloio: 102
Place of Death: Harbor Springs, Michigan
Melching, Augusta
Died: Nov 16, 1938
Sec: G
Lot: 21
  • Parish records St. Trinitatus Evan. Church, Sievershausen, Hanover, Germany .
  • Carmer, Gertrude Caroline Catob Howse, Family Records