Sinah Elizabeth Melvin

about 1820–

The Life of Sinah Elizabeth

When Sinah Elizabeth Melvin was born about 1820, her father, William Bradley Melvin, was 37 and her mother, Sinah Elizabeth Waggoner, was 44. She married John George Glover on 21 October 1845, in Adams, Mississippi, United States.

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John George Glover
Sinah Elizabeth Melvin
Marriage: 21 October 1845

Spouse and Children

21 October 1845
Adams, Mississippi, United States

Parents and Siblings



    William Tarleton Melvin


    Grayson Melvin


    James Monroe Melvin


    Mary McCarty Melvin


    Dr McCarty Ball Melvin MD


+4 More Children

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Gille Bheathain ( see McIlwaine ).2 Scottish: variant of Melville 1.3 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Maoil Mhín ‘descendant of the devotee of Maoilmhín’, a personal name meaning ‘gentle chieftain’.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Sinah Elizabeth Melvin, "Mississippi Marriages, 1800-1911"
  • Will of Grayson. Melvin, dated July 1832, Adams Co, MIssissippi

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