John Turner Melvin

John Turner Melvin
May 17, 1828 – March 17, 1885

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Alternate Spelling: John T. Melvin or John Melvin
1860 Residence: Elizabethtown, Bladen County, NC

Military Record
October 19, 1861 – Enlisted at Bladen County, NC
36th North Carolina Regiment, 2nd Company I
also known as 2nd North Carolina Artillery, 2nd Company I
Rank: 1st Lieutenant
May 14, 1862 – Promoted to Captain
January 15, 1865 – Captured at Fort Fisher, NC
Confined at Fort Columbus, New York Harbor, NY
March 5, 1865 – Paroled & Exchanged at Boulware’s Wharf,
James River, VA
March 6, 1865 – Admitted to the Hospital at Richmond, VA
March 7, 1865 – Furloughed for thirty days

Parents
David Turner Melvin 1796 – 1848
Sarah Locke Salter 1803 – 1884

Siblings
James Salter Melvin 1822 – 1880
Mary Jane Melvin 1825 – 1850
Ann Moriah Melvin 1831 – 1900
Sarah Elizabeth Melvin 1833 – 1905
Joshua Melvin 1835 – 1859
Elizabeth McCoy Melvin 1839 – 1912

Wife
Huldah Regan 1832 – 1901

Children
David Regan Melvin 1853 – 1930
Mary Turner Melvin 1854 – 1930
Eliza Jane Melvin 1858 – 1928
Jimmy Salter Melvin 1860 – 1861
Alice Lee Melvin 1861 – 1932
John Turner Melvin Jr. 1867 – 1953
William Duncan Melvin 1873 – 1930
Zebulon Vance Melvin 1876 – 1918

Burial
Old Bethlehem Cemetery
White Oak, Bladen County, NC

John Turner Melvin Grave

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