Melinda Catherine Elkin

Brief Life History of Melinda Catherine

When Melinda Catherine Elkin was born on 23 July 1837, in Kentucky, United States, her father, Allan N. Elkin, was 29 and her mother, Margaret Pierce Halley, was 33. She married John C. White on 4 February 1862, in Warren, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Justice Precinct 1, Tarrant, Texas, United States in 1900 and Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, United States for about 10 years. She died on 21 March 1925, in Warren, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 87.

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Family Time Line

John C. White
1834–
Melinda Catherine Elkin
1837–1925
Marriage: 4 February 1862
William M White
1862–
Sarah T White
1864–1959
Elisha Allen White
1867–1944
John H White
1868–
Eugene White
1870–1941
Frances White
1872–
Lily White
1875–
Mary Catherine White
1879–1934

Sources (16)

  • Mrs. M C White in household of Eugene White, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Malinda C. Elkin, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Malinda C White, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

World Events (8)

1846

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

1849

Historical Boundaries: 1849: Tarrant, Texas, United States

1860

Historical Boundaries 1860: Warren, Kentucky, United States

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Jewish Hyman, Yakov, Aron, Hymen, Itta, Meyer, Pinchas, Rakhil, Rimma.

English (West Midlands): from the personal name Elikin, usually a pet form of Elias but also perhaps of the female name Ele (see Ellen ).

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): metronymic from the Yiddish female personal name Elke, with the addition of the Slavic possessive suffix -in.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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