MELVIN Family

First Generation

1. John Henry1 Melvin was born Delaware December 25, 1815.

He married twice. He married Elizabeth Jane Anderson May 25, 1840. Elizabeth was born in Adams Co, OH 1815. He married Mary Jane Phillips in Adams Co, OH, about 1850. Mary was born in Medina Co, Ohio January 25, 1815. Census has birth recorded as Virginia. Mary was the daughter of Thomas Phillips and Nancy unknown. In the 1850 census Scott Twp, Adams Co, Ohio page 230, John H (age 35) is recorded with Jane M? (age 32), Thomas (age 9), Sarah C (age 4), and what looks like Lewis A (age 3). John is noted as being a farmer. He is living right next door to most likely his brother. (cannot decipher the first name). Jane looks like was born in Alabama and John in Deleware.

In the 1860 census Scott Twp, Adams Co, Ohio page 200, John (age 44) is recorded with Jane (age 47), Lewis (age 13), Elija (age 8), Nancy (age 6), Mary (age 5), Rebecca (age 4), and John (age 1). John is noted as being a farmer.

In the 1870 census Scott Twp, Adams Co, Ohio page 175, John (age 55) is recorded with Mary J (age 51), Ann (age 19), Nancy (age 17), Mary (age 15), Rebecca (age 14), John (age 12), Laura (age 10), and Owiga? (age 8), and William H (age 17). John is noted as being a farmer born in Deleware and Mary born in Maryland.

n the 1880 census Scott Twp, Adams Co, Ohio page 178, John (J.H.)(age 63) is recorded with Mary J (age 61), and Omega (age 17). John is noted as being a farmer born in Deleware and Mary born in Maryland.

John Henry Melvin and Elizabeth Jane Anderson had the following children:

child 2 i. Thomas2 Melvin was born in Medina Co, Ohio 1841.

child 3 ii. Sarah Catherine Melvin was born in Fincastle, Brown Co, Ohio October 13, 1846.

child 4 iii. Lewis Andrew Melvin was born in Fincastle, Brown Co, Ohio January 12, 1848.

John Henry Melvin and Mary Jane Phillips had the following children:

child 5 iv. Eliza Ann Melvin(3693) was born in Scott Twp, Adams Co, Ohio April 4, 1851.

child 6 v. Nancy Lualley Melvin was born in Scott Twp, Adams Co, Ohio October 15, 1852.

child 7 vi. Mary Louiza Melvin was born in Scott Twp, Adams Co, Ohio August 11, 1854.

child 8 vii. Rebecca Lourenna Melvin(3694) was born in Scott Twp, Adams Co, Ohio August 29, 1856.

child + 9 viii. John William Melvin was born July 30, 1858.

child 10 ix. Laura B Melvin was born in Scott Twp, Adams Co, Ohio June 26, 1860.

child 11 x. Omega Jane Melvin was born in Scott Twp, Adams Co, Ohio February 28, 1863. She married Warren J Kay in Brown Co, Ohio, October 8, 1885. Warren was born July 23, 1857. Warren died March 3, 1924 in Brown Co, Ohio, at 66 years of age. (See Warren J Kay for the continuation of this line.)

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