When Melvin Edward Ebling was born on 5 February 1909, in New Albany, Floyd, Indiana, United States, his father, George Charles Ebling, was 36 and his mother, Rosa E. Devol, was 37. He married Ethel Mae Goldsmith on 20 April 1926, in Clark, Indiana, United States. He lived in New Albany Circuit, Floyd, Indiana, United States for about 20 years. He registered for military service in 1943. He died on 18 July 1969, at the age of 60, and was buried in New Albany, Floyd, Indiana, United States.
North German: variant of Ebeling .