12 August 1911–1 January 1981 (Age 69)
American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States
When Melvina Dickerson was born on 12 August 1911, in American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States, her father, Arthur Dickerson, was 37 and her mother, Maggie Melvina Rowley, was 34. She married Ernest Harold Bowman on 23 March 1931, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Eden, Benton, Iowa, United States in 1925 and Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1930. She died on 1 January 1981, in Bakersfield, Kern, California, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Inglewood Park Cemetery, Inglewood, Los Angeles, California, United States.
Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.
Grandma Williams preferred “Melva” over Melvina. Some called her “Mel.” In this picture, her son, Gary, estimates Grandma is in her 30s. Dad (Gary) said the picture was definitely taken before Paul an …