1880 Mrs Thomas Mellen (Mary Jane Lamb) Weymouth MA Florist Trade Card
-An original antique piece, when sold, no more
-East Weymouth, MA, Norfolk County: Advertising Trade Card
-Mellen & Lamb, Bartlett Hopkins Genealogy
-19th c. Mellen Floral Florist Woman Run Family Business
A beautifully printed antique 1880-90s advertising trade card and/or Victorian calling card with colorful litho roses for Mrs. T.C. Mellen, Florist, in Weymouth, Massachusetts, Norfolk County. The card is trimmed a bit by printer on bottom and we believe it to be East Weymouth. There is nothing printed on the reverse.
Found in Public Records:
Thomas C. Mellen & Mary Jane Lamb Mellen were florists in Weymouth, Norfolk County Massachusetts at the turn of the last century.
Massachusetts, Death Records, 1841-1915:
Thomas C Mellen, Born about 1826 in Quincy MA.
Death Date: 23 Dec 1905, Weymouth, Massachusetts
Father: Amos W Mellen (Amos Mellen)
Mother: Sally Cleverly
Mary Jane Lamb Mellen: Birth 1829 in Middleborough, Mass
Death 1909 in Weymouth, MA
Marriage to Thomas C. Mellen in 1847, at age 18.
Amasa Lamb (1807-1872) born in MA.
Susan Bartlett Lamb (Susan Lamb) (1810-1875) born in MA.
Spouse & Children:
Thomas C Mellen 1826-1905
daughter: Susan Jane Mellen Hopkins, born 1852
(note: she and her daughter Mary Alice Hopkins age 8, live with her parents in 1880 census)
Son: Herbert T. Mellen 1859-1882 (Herbert Mellen)
NOTE: It is rare to see any reference to a woman in business in the 19th century. This beautiful old piece will be sent in a new clean archival rigid sleeve for your collection. This was a personal calling card for this ancestor, is one of a kind.
Size: 3.5 x 2.25 inches.
Note: The original is sold, but you may still purchase large, detailed and intimate 300 dpi high resolution scans of front and back, sent immediately via email. Please check our site carefully, as many may be related to each other that we are unaware of. Click scan to place in your cart. Thank you, enjoy! ~debra (please also join me at Ancestorville Genealogy on facebook. contact info on top bar)