Lottie Faye Melvin

22 June 1902–17 August 1964 (Age 62)
Blyton, Fulton, Illinois, United States

The Life of Lottie Faye

When Lottie Faye Melvin was born on 22 June 1902, in Blyton, Fulton, Illinois, United States, her father, William H. MELVIN, was 28 and her mother, Susan Emery POSTIN, was 27. She married Gail Ashton Reed on 5 April 1940, in Lee, Iowa, United States. She lived in Union Township, Fulton, Illinois, United States in 1930 and Ellisville, Fulton, Illinois, United States in 1940. She died on 17 August 1964, in Peoria, Peoria, Illinois, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Ellisville Cemetery, Ellisville, Fulton, Illinois, United States.

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Charles Franklin Yingling
Lottie Faye Melvin
Melvin Blair YINGLING
Karen Yingling

Spouse and Children

    Charles Franklin Yingling





    Melvin Blair YINGLING


    Karen Yingling


Parents and Siblings

    William H. MELVIN





    Eva Melvin




    Lida MELVIN


    Mary Melvin


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World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1910 · Boy Scouts of America

Age 8

When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 17

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

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 (3)

  • Faye Melvin in household of William Melvin, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Faye Reed in household of Gail Reed, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Faye L Yingling in household of Harry C Yingling, "United States Census, 1930"

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