Melvin French

1912–1999 (Age 87)
Elk Point, Union, South Dakota, United States

The Life of Melvin

When Melvin French was born on 7 June 1912, in Elk Point, Union, South Dakota, United States, his father, Robert French, was 26 and his mother, Ethel Ardell Harkness, was 23. He lived in Union, South Dakota, United States in 1930 and Benson, Cochise, Arizona, United States in 1999. He died on 9 December 1999, in Cochise, Arizona, United States, at the age of 87.

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Robert French
Ethel Ardell Harkness
Julius Everett French
Melvin French
Nellie French
Geneva Adeline French
Robert French
Audrey Dawn French

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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.
1913 · The Seventeenth Amendment

Age 1

The Seventeenth Amendment allows the people of each state to elect their own Senators instead of having the state legislature assign them.
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

English and Scottish:1. ethnic name for someone from France, Middle English frensche, or in some cases perhaps a nickname for someone who adopted French airs. 2. variant of Anglo-Norman French Frain .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Melvin French in household of Robert French, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Milton French in household of Robert French, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Melvin French, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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