Elizabeth Ann Melvin

19 January 1922–8 April 1964 (Age 42)
Ree Heights, Hand, South Dakota, United States

The Life of Elizabeth Ann

When Elizabeth Ann Melvin was born on 19 January 1922, in Ree Heights, Hand, South Dakota, United States, her father, Thomas Orr Melvin, was 27 and her mother, Vesta Emma Miller, was 19. She died on 8 April 1964, in Rapid City, Pennington, South Dakota, United States, at the age of 42, and was buried in Mount Calvary Cemetery, Rapid City, Pennington, South Dakota, United States.

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Thomas Orr Melvin
Vesta Emma Miller
Elizabeth Ann Melvin
Della Vesta Melvin
Stella Edna Melvin

Parents and Siblings


    Vesta Emma Miller




World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 1

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1923 · Amendment of Equal Rights

Age 1

Is a proposed amendment to help guarantee equal legal rights for all citizens of the United States. Its main objective is to end legal distinctions between the two genders in terms of divorce, property, employment, and other legal matters. Even though it isn't the 28th Amendment yet, it has started conversations about the meaning of legal equality.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 13

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)

  • Elizabeth A Melvin in household of Emmet O Horsley, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Elizabeth Melvin, "South Dakota, School Records, 1879-1970"
  • Elizabeth Ann Melven Greiner, "Find A Grave Index"

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