Henry Melvin

Henry Melvin
1840 – February 28, 1898

1860 Residence: Bladen County, NC

Military Record
May 14, 1861 – Enlisted at Bladen County, NC
18th North Carolina Regiment, Company K
Rank:  Private
May 27, 1862 – Captured at Hanover Court House, VA
August 5, 1862 – Exchanged at Aiken’s Landing, James River, VA
December 13, 1862 – Deserted

Parents
James Melvin  1797-1881
Miriam Simmons  1804-1881

Siblings
William Simmons Melvin  1824-1911    18th NC Co K
Jonathan Melvin  1830-1917
Isaac Melvin  1832-1863    31st NC Co I
Sabra J. Melvin  1835-1851
Mary El. Melvin  1837
Isham Melvin  1838-1856
Daniel Miles Melvin  1844-1931
Robert Alexander Melvin  1847-1923
Louisa Jane Melvin  1853-1908

Wife
Margaret Ann Simmons  1839-1930

Children
Alexander Sloan Melvin  1869-1964
Mollie Miriam Melvin  1871-1965
Mary M. Simmons  1873
Eliza C. Melvin  1874

Burial
Peter’s Creek Baptist Church Cemetery
Beaver Dam Community
Cumberland County, NC

Henry Melvin Grave