William Simmons Melvin

William Simmons Melvin
December 24, 1824  – January 15, 1911

Alternate Spelling:  William S. Melvin
1860 Residence: Bladen County, NC

Military Record
April 26, 1861 – Enlisted at Bladen County, NC
18th North Carolina Regiment, Company K
Rank:  Private
June 1, 1862 – Deserted
January-February 1863 – Returned to Duty
April 9, 1865 – Paroled at Appomattox Court House, VA

Parents
James Melvin  1797-1881
Miriam Simmons  1804-1881

Siblings
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
Henry Melvin  1840-1898     18th NC Co K
Daniel Miles Melvin  1844-1931
Robert Alexander Melvin  1847-1923
Louisa Jane Melvin  1853-1908

Wife
Eliza S. Beard  1823-1891

Children
Mary Elvira Melvin  1850-1927
Margaret Ann Melvin  1853-1941
James Russell Melvin  1855-1916
William Franklin Melvin  1858-1930
Sarah Melvin  1860-1901
George Henry Melvin  1862-1915
Robert Miles Melvin  1866-1930

Wife
Sophia Edna Mitchell  1858-1944

Children
Andrew Royal Melvin  1896-1991
Sidney Howard Melvin  1899-1906

Burial
Peters Creek Baptist Church Cemetery
Beaver Dam Community
Cumberland County, NC

William Simmons Melvin Grave