Woodrow Maxwell Melvin

16 December 1912–25 November 1994 (Age 81)
Milton, Santa Rosa, Florida, United States

The Life of Woodrow Maxwell

When Woodrow Maxwell Melvin was born on 16 December 1912, in Milton, Santa Rosa, Florida, United States, his father, David Holmes Melvin, was 36 and his mother, Laura Mack Johnson, was 25. He married Juanita Weeks on 1 January 1935, in Florida, United States. He died on 25 November 1994, in Santa Rosa, Florida, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Milton Cemetery-Keyser, Milton, Santa Rosa, Florida, United States.

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Woodrow Maxwell Melvin
Juanita Weeks
Marriage: 1 January 1935

Spouse and Children

1 January 1935
Florida, United States

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World Events (8)

1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.
1914 · Florida Involvement in World War I

Age 2

Florida contributed to World War I in several ways. The state's open land and warm climate made for a great military training location. Additional technological and agricultural developments took place in Florida as well. Roughly 42,030 Floridians joined the troops during 1917 and 1918.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 23

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

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)

  • Woodrow Melvin, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Woodrow Melvin, "Florida State Census, 1935"
  • Woodrow Melvin in household of D H Melvin, "United States Census, 1920"

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