Emanuel Meily Sr.
Elizabeth Spade
Jacob Bicher Jr.
Maria Michael
William Carl Meily
Lydia Anna Biecher
Rohame Hermine Meily


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1. Angelo M. DeProsse

Rohame Hermine Meily 1 2 3 4

  • Born: 16 Jun 1851, Marion, Marion, OH 2 3 4
  • Marriage (1): Angelo M. DeProsse on 4 Dec 1868 in Columbus, Franklin, OH 1
  • Died: 16 Nov 1945, Marion, Marion, OH at age 94 2 4
  • Buried: 19 Nov 1945, Marion: Marion Cemetery, Marion, OH 3 4

   FamilySearch ID: L8BY-CLM.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1860 in Marion, Marion, OH. 5 The 1860 census recorded William Miley, widowed, painter, 30, with his son George, 12, and daughter Rohame H., 8. Next door is William's mother, Lydia Miley, 40 [should be 50], living with son Hiram, butcher, 20; and daughter Henrietta, 8. Also in the home: William Culbertson, brick mason, 43; Nicholas Jigin, 35; and Jennie Lynn, 6. Everyone was born in Ohio except Lydia, Hiram and William Miley in Pennsylvania; Culbertson in Ireland; and Jigin in Switzerland.

2. Census in 1880 in Norwich, New London, CT, USA. 6 The 1880 census recorded at 61 Norman Street: Rohame De Pross, divorced, 28, "friend", living in the home of John Egglestone, 87, and his wife Emeline S., 67. Also in the home is step daughter Jennie Bushnoll, 34, and a servant, Harriet Swaine, 18. Rohame and her parents were born in Ohio. John and his parents were born in England. The others were born in Connecticut.

3. Moved: Abt 1885, Norwich, New London, CT, USA. 2

4. Census in 1900 in Norwich, New London, CT, USA. 7 The 1900 census recorded at 81 Union Street: Jennie H. Bushell, widowed, 54, born May 1846, living with a boarder, Rohame A. De Prosse, widowed, 48, Jun 1852. Rohame was born in Ohio and her parents in Pennsylvania.

5. Census in 1910 in Norwich, New London, CT, USA. 8 The 1910 census recorded at 36 Otto Street: Rohame Deprosse, boarder, no occupation, widowed, 50, living in the home on Jennie H. Palmer and her husband Henry F. Palmer, real estate agent. Rohame was born in Ohio and her parents in Pennsylvania. The Palmers and their parents were born in Connecticutt.

6. Census in 1920 in Norwich, New London, CT, USA. 9 The 1920 census recorded at 36 Otto Street: Rohame Deprosse, widowed, 67, as a boarder in the home of Henry F. Palmer, 80, and his wife Jennie S., 72. Rohame and her parents were born in Pennsylvania, Henry and his father in Rhode Island, and his mother, Jennie and her parents in Connecticut.

7. Moved: Abt 1930, Marion, Marion, OH. 2

8. Cause of Death: valvular insuffiency, old age, 16 Nov 1945, Marion, Marion, OH. 4

9. Residence: 192 Barnhart St., Marion, OH on 16 Nov 1945 in Marion, Marion, OH. 4

10. Obituary: Marion Star: Death of Mrs. Rohame Meily DeProsse, daughter of William and Lydia Beicher Meily on 17 Nov 1945 in Marion, Marion, OH. 2 Woman Born Here 94 Years Ago Dies
Mrs. Rohame Meily DeProsse from Pioneer Family

Mrs. Rohame Meily DeProsse, 94, died in the home of a great niece, Mrs. Edwin P. King of 192 Barnhart street, at 2:50 p. m. yesterday following an illness of a week.

Born June 16, 1851, in Marion, she was a daughter of William and Lydia Beicher Meily, natives of Lebanon, Pa. The house in which she was born stood on Main street approximately at the place where the Thrift market is now located. She was married in Columbus to Prof. Angelo DeProsse, instructor in music at Ohio Wesleyan university, Delaware, and lived 45 years in Norwich, Conn., before coming back to Marion 15 years ago. Her husband preceded her in death a number of years ago. Until a year ago she lived here with a niece, Mrs. Grace Hoberman, who preceded her in death last year. She was a member of the Congregational church at Norwich.

Surviving are a nephew, Charles Meily of Peoria, Ill., 32 great nephews and nieces including Mrs. King in whose home she died, 32 great great nephews and nieces and 16 great-great-great nephews and nieces. She was the youngest and last of a family of 13 children.

Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 2 p. m. in the Merle H. Hughes mortuary on Mt. Vernon avenue by Rev. L. V. Bauguess, pastor of Forest Lawn Presbyterian church. Burial will be in Marion cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home after 7 tonight.

Rohame married Angelo M. DeProsse on 4 Dec 1868 in Columbus, Franklin, OH.1 The marriage ended in divorce before 1880. (Angelo M. DeProsse was born on 21 Apr 1843 in Munich, , BY, DEU.)


1 FamilySearch.org, Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XZP5-DDQ Angelo Deprosse and Rohemia Hermine Meily, 04 Dec 1868; citing Franklin, Ohio, United States, reference p436; county courthouses, Ohio; FHL microfilm 285,146.

2 The Marion Star (Marion, Ohio) (Marion, Marion, Ohio), 17 Nov 1945, page 1. Obituary of Mrs. Rohame Meily DeProsse, b. 16 Jun 1851, daughter of William and Lydia Beicher Meily.

3 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=38248357.

4 FamilySearch.org, Ohio, Deaths, 1908-1953, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X6N4-272 Ohams Meily Deprosse, 16 Nov 1945; citing , reference certificate; FHL microfilm 2,372,587.

5 1860 United States Census, Year: 1860; Census Place: Marion, Marion, Ohio; Roll: M653_1006; Page: 426; Image: 323; Family History Library Film: 805006.

6 1880 United States Census, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MFZM-ZK8 Rohame Depross Norwich CT.

7 1900 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M97X-51Y Rohame A De Prosse in household of Jennie H Bushnell, Norwich city, New London, Connecticut, United States; citing sheet 17A, family 389.

8 1910 United States Census, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MK2Y-VWD Rohame Deprosse Norwich Ct.

9 1920 United States Census, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MCNB-LDY Rohame Deprosse New London CT.

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