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Robert Melvin, Lt

Born:Nov 9 1716 In:
Died:July 24 1787 (at age 70)In:
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Phoebe Melvin (born Wilson)
His wife
Lydia Melvin
His daughter
Nathaniel Melvin
His son
Lucy Houghton (born Melvin)
His daughter
Amos Melvin
His son
Jacob Melvin
His son
Robert Melvin
His son
David Melvin
His son
Elijah Melvin
His son
Sarah Melvin
His wife
Eleazer Melvin
His son
Lydia Melvin
His daughter
James Melvin
His son
Nathaniel Melvin
His son
Elijah Melvin
His son
David Melvin
His son
Amos Melvin
His son
Jacob Melvin
His son
Robert Melvin
His son
Lucy Melvin
His daughter
Sarah Melvin
His daughter
Capt. David Melvin
His father
Mary Melvin (born Farrar)
His mother
David Melvin
His brother
Ephraim Melvin
His brother
James Melvin
His brother
Jacob Melvin
His brother
Mary Melvin
His sister
Nathan Melvin
His brother
Hannah Putnam (born Melvin)
His sister
Lucy Kidder (or Handly) (born Melvin)
His sister
Susanna Laughton (born Melvin)
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RobertMelvinancestorsahnenlistprintable treeDNA viewshareable treefamily group viewdescendantsFind MatchesHelp
Born November 9, 1716 in Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United Statesmap
Husband of SarahMelvin — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Husband of PhoebeWilson — married September 7, 1762 in Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts,map
Died July 24, 1787 in Chester, Nova Scotiamap
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Biography

  Lt. Robert MELVIN was born on 9 Nov 1716 in Concord, Massachusetts. He signed a will on 27 Dec 1773 in Will Book 1 - page 096 24 Jul 1787. He died on 24 Jul 1787 in Chester, Lunenburg County, Nova Scotia. He was a lieutenant in his father's company (4th Massachusetts militia) in the colonial wars with the French. He arrived in Chester, NS on 4 Aug 1759 from Boston, MA accompanied by Rev. John Seccombe and his family. He was a widower at that time. In his diary, Rev. Seccombe recorded that their party of settlers left Boston. Mass. on Thursday, July 30m 1759 at nearly noon and arrived at Chester on the following Tuesday. On August 14, Seccombe, Melvin and others went "to view the eastern bay, etc." And Secombe noted on September 7, "Mr Melvin and Mr Houghton (ie Capt. Timothy Houghton) caught a salmon in Middle River with their hands."

The name of his first wife was Sarah, and they had a son, Eleazer and probably other children as well.. He returned to Concord, MA in 1762, at which time he married his second wife, Phoebe. He then came back to Nova Scotia and he and Phoebe had eight children, whose births are recorded in the Chester Town Records online. He settled on the famed Oak Island, and on the map that we have the land is later registered in his son David's name. Parents: Capt. David MELVIN and Mary FARRAR.

He was married to Sarah before 1743. Children were: Sarah MELVIN, Eleazer MELVIN, infant MELVIN, James MELVIN.

He was married to Phoebe WILSON on 7 Sep 1762 in Concord, Massachusetts. Children were: Lydia MELVIN, Nathaniel MELVIN, Elijah MELVIN, David MELVIN, Amos MELVIN, Jacob MELVIN, Robert MELVIN, Lucy MELVIN.

   
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
       
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