Jane Melville

25 August 1919–25 May 1996 (Age 76)
Missouri, United States

The Life of Jane

When Jane Melville was born on 25 August 1919, in Missouri, United States, her father, Theodore Wilburn Melville, was 28 and her mother, Amelia M Sanders, was 23. She married Albert Ralph White on 15 April 1939, in Clayton, St. Louis, Missouri, United States. She lived in Central Township, St. Louis, Missouri, United States in 1930 and Overland, St. Louis, Missouri, United States in 1940. She died on 25 May 1996, in Missouri, United States, at the age of 76.

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Albert Ralph White
Jane Melville
Marriage: 15 April 1939

Spouse and Children

15 April 1939
Clayton, St. Louis, Missouri, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 1

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
1931 · The Bagnell Dam and Lake of the Ozarks

Age 12

The Bagnell Dam on the Osage River was completed in 1931. The dam was built to generate hydroelectric power to the Osage Power Plant. The building of the dam created Lake of the Ozarks, one of the largest man-made lakes in the world, and over 1,000 miles of shoreline.

Age 22

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish (of Norman origin): habitational name from any of the various places in Normandy called Malleville, from Latin mala ‘bad’ + ville ‘settlement’.2 Irish (mainly Ulster): English surname adopted by bearers of Gaelic Ó Maoilmhichíl ‘descendant of Maoilmhichil’, a personal name meaning ‘devotee of (Saint) Michael’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jane M White in household of Theodore W Melville, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Jane N Melville in household of Theodore Melville, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Jane Melville in household of Theodore Melville, "United States Census, 1920"

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