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Looking for an ME Melvin

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Re: Looking for an ME Melvin

Posted: 31 Jan 2013 12:01PM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 31 Jan 2013 12:14PM GMT
john f. melvin is listed in the household of his mother and stepfather in the 1880 census.the find-a-grave website list his birthplace as jackson county,alabama and his parents as Michael E. Melvin and Jane (Cowen) Melvin So Even the manuscript transciber had his mothers last name wrong which is very common.click the link below.and even his stepfathers last name is transcibed wrong in the 1880 census,should be finch not fingh.the person who added the indo.to find-a-grave could be a distant relative who can provide you with more info.click on to the creaters name at the bottom of the page to get their contact info.


http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=ME...;


1880 United States Federal Census
Name: John F. Melvin
Age: 25
Birth Year: abt 1855
Birthplace: Alabama
Home in 1880: Jeffersonville, Clark, Indiana
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Son (stepson)***********
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: Mattie L. Melvin
Father's Name: James E. Fingh
Father's Birthplace: New York
Mother's Name: Jane C. Fingh
Mother's Birthplace: Alabama
Occupation: R. R. Engineer **************
Household Members: Name Age
James E. Fingh 41
Jane C. Fingh 41
Robt. B. Melvin 22
Jas. W. Melvin 19
John F. Melvin 25
Mattie L. Melvin 21
Jennie M. Melvin 4
Robt. B. Melvin 1

Family of Jane Cowan

1850 United States Federal Census
Name: Jane Cowan
Age: 17
Birth Year: abt 1833
Birthplace: Alabama
Home in 1850: District 19, Jackson, Alabama
Gender: Female
Family Number: 581
Household Members: Name Age
John F Cowan 49 ******************
Elizabeth Cowan 37 ******************
Jane Cowan 17 *************************
Nancy Cowan 15
John Cowan 12
James Cowan 8
Samuel Cowan 5
Elizabeth Cowan 0
Elizabeth Carr Cowan 35
James Cowan 15



SubjectAuthorDate Posted
jcmtco 30 Jan 2013 9:43PM GMT 
williamfcraig... 31 Jan 2013 7:01PM GMT 
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