Jonathan Broome Melvin
(Abt 1815-After 1880)
Rhonda Gord
(Abt 1823-After 1880)
Nicholas Fetters
(Cir 1817-After 1880)
(Cir 1822-Cir 1864)
James M. Melvin Sr.
(Abt 1847-After 1920)
Margaret Fetters
(Abt 1849-Cir 1907)
James M. Melvin Jr.


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Susan A. Burks

James M. Melvin Jr.

  • Born: Oct 1870, Perry Township, Lawrence Co., Ohio
  • Marriage: Susan A. Burks circa 1893 in Lawrence Co., Ohio
  • Died: 11 Feb 1953, Kitts Hill, Lawrence Co., Ohio at age 82
  • Buried: 14 Feb 1953, Melvin Cemetery, Coal Grove, Ohio

bullet   Cause of his death was Cerebral Hemorrhage.


bullet  General Notes:

The 1900 census for Perry Township, Lawrence Co., Ohio (ED73, page 152A) records James M. Melvin (Oct 1870) with his wife Susan (Aug 1873) and children Emma (Jan 1896), Maggie (Jan 1896), and Mertle (Oct 1897).

The 1910 census for Perry Township, Lawrence Co., Ohio (ED88, page 274B) records James M. Melvin (40) with his wife Susan A. (32) and children Emma R. (14), Maggie M. (14), Myrtle (12), Gracie (8), Mary (6), Cordelia (1 8/12) living on Rock Camp Road. James and Susan have been married for 17 and have had 8 children of which 6 are still living.

bullet  Medical Notes:

Name: James M Melvin
Death date: 11 Feb 1953
Death place: Kitts Hill, Lawrence, Ohio, United States
Birth date: 04 Dec 1870
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Birth place: Ohio
Age at death: 82 years 2 months 7 days
Gender: Male
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Race or color: Caucasian
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Burial date:
Burial place:
Cemetery name: Melvin Cemetery
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Father name: James Melvin
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Mother name: Mary Fetters
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GSU film number: 2246501
Digital GS number: 4071629
Image number: 00725
Reference number: 19763
Collection: Ohio Deaths 1908-1953


James married Susan A. Burks circa 1893 in Lawrence Co., Ohio. (Susan A. Burks was born circa 1878 in Boyd Co., Kentucky, died on 22 Dec 1926 in Kitts Hill, Lawrence Co., Ohio and was buried in Melvin Cemetery, Coal Grove, Ohio.) The cause of her death was Lobar Pneumonia.

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