Melvin Byman Mauldin

7 July 1891–10 January 1985 (Age 93)
North Carolina, United States

The Life of Melvin Byman

Melvin Byman Mauldin was born on 7 July 1891, in North Carolina, United States as the son of Mary Emaline Maudlin. He married Ila Bessie Holcomb from 1910 to 1915. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Wilkes, North Carolina, United States in 1935 and Bryan Township, Surry, North Carolina, United States in 1940. He died on 10 January 1985, in Mount Airy, Surry, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in Jonesville, Yadkin, North Carolina, United States.

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Melvin Byman Mauldin
Ila Bessie Holcomb
Marriage: from 1910 to 1915
Margaret Lucille Mauldin
Phillip Daniel Mauldin

Spouse and Children

from 1910 to 1915


Parents and Siblings

    Mary Emaline Maudlin




World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1897 · First Bill for Women Suffrage

Age 6

In 1897, Senator J.L. Hyatt introduced the woman suffrage bill in North Carolina. The bill did not make it past the committee.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 25

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Malden in Surrey (now in Greater London) or Maldon in Essex. Both places were named in Old English as ‘hill with a cross or monument’, from mǣl ‘monument’, ‘cross’ (crucifix) + dūn ‘hill’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Marvin Malden in household of Malden, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Melvin Molden in household of Emiline Molden, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Melvin Mauldin, "United States Census, 1940"

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