Waterloo Region Generations
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Catharine Bergey

Catharine Bergey[1, 2]

Female 1838 - 1925  (86 years)

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  • Name Catharine Bergey 
    Born 9 Oct 1838  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5
    Gender Female 
    Name Catharine Melia 
    Religion 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    United Brethren 
    Residence 1866  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Eby ID Number 00004-878 
    Died 11 Mar 1925 
    Buried Ford Cemetery, Ford, Ford, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I5704  Generations
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2019 

    Father Isaac W. Bergey,   b. 30 Mar 1812, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Mar 1874  (Age 61 years) 
    Mother Anna "Nancy" Huber,   b. 30 Sep 1813, , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1905  (Age 91 years) 
    Married 22 Sep 1835  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 5, 6
    Family ID F1487  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Patrick Henry Melia,   b. 17 Mar 1839, , County Cork, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Aug 1899, Ford, Ford, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Married 19 Jul 1866  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 
     1. Henry Melia,   b. 5 Jun 1866, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Apr 1923, Wichita, Sedgwick, Kansas, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)
     2. Isaac Newton Melia,   b. 25 Jan 1868, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 May 1949, Bucklin, Ford, Kansas, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     3. John Alvin Melia,   b. 8 Nov 1869, Freeport, Barry, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Feb 1947  (Age 77 years)
     4. Orator Bergey Melia,   b. 14 Jul 1872, Freeport, Barry, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1945, Loveland, Larimer, Colorado, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     5. Emerson Verne Melia,   b. 29 Oct 1875, Freeport, Barry, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Nov 1965, Ford, Ford, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F1753  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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  • Notes 
    • Catharine Bergey, " is married to Patrick Melia. They reside at Bucklin, Ford County, Kansas. Their family consists of five children".


      Eby, Ezra E. (1895). A biographical history of Waterloo township and other townships of the county: being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin: as also much other unpublished historical information chiefly of a local character. Berlin [Kitchener, Ont.]: [s.n.].

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      Born Oct 9, 1838 in Preston, Ontario, Canada. She died at her home four miles east of Ford, March 11, 1925, at age of 86, in Ford, Ford County, Kansas, and is buried in the Ford Cemetery.

      She was married to Patrick Henry Melia July 18, 1865, and to this union were born 6 children: I.N and J.A. of Bucklin, E.V. of Ford, Henry W. of Jefferson, Oklahoma, O.B. of Loveland Colorado, and Mrs. Milton W. Stanley of Wamego, Kansas, all of whom surivive her with the exception of Henry W. who proceeded her in death in 1923. She united with the church in early girlhood and was a consistant and faithful Christian all her long life.

      In 1869 she, with her husband, moved to Ionia County, Michigan, where they resided until 1880, at which time they moved to Saline County, Kansas. From there, they came to Ford County in 1885, where she has since resided. In 1899, Her Husband preceeded her in death. She leaves to mourn her loss, 2 brothers, Tobias Bergy, of Jackson, Mich., and Wellington Bergy of Calidonia,Mich. and one sister, Mrs. Nancy Morey of Alma, Mich. also leaves 4 sons, one daughter, 22 grand children and 2 great grandchilddren and many other friends who will miss her happy smile and cheerful presence, but their loss is her gain.

      Mrs. Melia lived to a ripe old age. She had not been in good health for the past 2 years, but her last illness was only a few days when she obeyed the summons "to come up higher."

      She had been a faithful interested member and supporter of the Congregational Church of Ford for the last 24 years. For the last 2 years she had not been able to get out much, but her peace of mind flowed on like a river and her cheerful, happy smile never failed...........


      Newspaper unknown

  • Sources 
    1. [S3] Book - Vol I A Biographical History of Waterloo Township and other townships of the county : being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin..., 827.

    2. [S3] Book - Vol I A Biographical History of Waterloo Township and other townships of the county : being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin..., 233.

    3. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851.
      gives age and country of birth

    4. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Patrick H. Melia, 28, res. Dumfries, b. Ireland, son of John and Ann, married 19 July 1866 Catherine Bergey, 27, resl. Waterloo, b/ Waterloo, daughter of Isaac and Nancy

    5. [S2653] aaaaWaterloo Twp. 1861, Sect. 10 Page 70.

    6. [S9] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Canada Museum und Allgemeine Zeitung (1835-1840), 24 Sep 1835:5.
      22 Sep 1835 By Wm Scollick, Isaak Berge, Waterloo, m. Anna Huber, daughter of Peter Huber, of Dumfries.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 9 Oct 1838 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - United Brethren - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1866 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 19 Jul 1866 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Ford Cemetery, Ford, Ford, Kansas, USA Link to Google Earth
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