Items with subject 'Melvin Family'
by Unknown (1688 – 1980)
2 folders (0.02 linear feet)
The Melvin Family Collection is comprised of genealogical notes for the Melvin family. The family is able to date their heritage back to the 17th Century. The Melvin Family has an ancestor, William Melvin, who was apart of the American Revolution, which is why descendant Ruth Young was apart of the Daughters of the American Revolution. The family lived in almost every county of the Eastern Shore of Maryland and Virginia including: Worcester County, Somerset County, Accomack County, and Cecil County. Within the collection, there are also legal land deeds, wills, and censuses listing persons in a household including slaves.
by Jackson, Beth (1986)
1 folder (0.01 linear feet)
The Melvin Family History is a genealogical study of the family. The documenting material is a paper written by Beth Jackson at Salisbury State College in 1986 on the Melvin family.