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Mary Ellen (Day) Bierce (1849 - 1905)

Mary Ellen (Mollie) Bierce formerly Day
Born in Wisconsin, United Statesmap
Daughter of and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married 25 Dec 1871 (to 1904) in The Day House, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United Statesmap
Died [location unknown]
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Profile last modified | Created 4 May 2018 | Last significant change: 24 Jun 2020
15:30: Carolyn Adams edited the Biography for Mary Ellen (Day) Bierce (1849-1905). [Thank Carolyn for this]
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She can be found with her father enumerated in 1870 at age 21 in Virginia City NV, tending to show her birth year as 1849.

  • 25 Dec 1871 m. Ambrose Bierce

Enumerated at age 30 with her father and family in San Francisco, age 30, married, but using Day surname.

  • 1888 Separated
  • c1904-1905 filed for divorce due to abandonment
  • 1905 died of a heart attack


  • 1880 Census San Francisco, under surname Day [1]
  • Frey, Holly and Tracy V. Wilson. "Ambrose Bierce." Stuff You Missed in History Class (Podcast). 26 Mar 2014. How Stuff Republished on 28 Apr 2018.
  • "New York, New York City Municipal Deaths, 1795-1949", database, FamilySearch ( : 3 June 2020), Ambrose Bierce in entry for Leigh Bierce, 1901.
  • Findagrave [2]

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