William Sheridan Melvin
- Born: Abt 1865, Perry Township, Lawrence Co., Ohio
- Marriage: Rachael Adeline Copley about 1884 in Lawrence Co., Ohio
- Died: After 1910, Lawrence Co., Ohio
The 1900 census for Perry Co., Lawrence Co., Ohio (ED73, page 152A) records William (March 1865 - Ohio) and Rachel (sic) (January 1869 - Ohio) Melvin with children Marvin (July 1886 - Ohio), Emma (Dec 1888 - Ohio), Elley (Feb 1890 - Ohio), Olive (Feb 1892 - KY), and Ethel (Sept 1897 - Ohio). William and Rachael have been married for 16 years and have had 7 children of which 5 are still living. Next door is his nephew James and his family.
The 1910 census for Perry Co., Lawrence Co., Ohio (ED88, page 275A) records Sheridan Melvin (45) with his wife Rachel (40) with children Marian (23), Emma (21), Olive D. (17), Ethel M. (11), Walter L. (7), Elizabeth (4), and Berkley F. (2). Sheridan and Rachel have been married for 25 years and have had 11 children of which 8 are still living. Next door is Sheridan's widowed brother, James Melvin, Sr. (62).
William married Rachael Adeline Copley about 1884 in Lawrence Co., Ohio. (Rachael Adeline Copley was born on 15 Jan 1869 in Ohio and died after 1910 in Lawrence Co., Ohio.)