Jonathan Melvin, Sr.

Born:May 29, 1679/88 In:  Charlestown, Mass.
Died:Feb 11 1737 In:  Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts


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Immediate family

Sarah Melvin (born Hartwell)
His wife
Sarah Barnes (born Melvin)
His daughter
John Melvin II
His son
Capt. Ebenezer Melvin
His son
Josiah Melvin
His son
Nathan Melvin
His son
Amos Melvin
His son
Hannah Melvin
His daughter
Betty Melvin
His daughter
Lucy Melvin
His daughter
Capt. Robert Melvin
His son
David Melvin
His son
Ephraim Melvin
His son
James Melvin
His son
Jacob Melvin
His son
John Melvin (Meluen)
His father
Hannah Melvin (born Lewis)
His mother
John Melvin
His brother
Hannah Bottrel or Bothrel (born Melvin)
His sister
Robert Melvin
His brother
James Melvin
His brother
Capt. David Melvin
His brother
Benjamin Melvin
His brother
Margaret MacCollo (or McKollows) (born Melvin)
Half sister
Capt. Eleazer Shamesbury Melvin
Half brother

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Birth: May 29, 1688
Suffolk County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Feb. 13, 1737
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA

He was 49 years old. Son of John Melvin and Hannah Lewis. 
Old Hill Burying Ground
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA
Created by: Mary
Record added: Jul 24, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 39834038


Second Generation -----

2-1. Jonathan Melvin (John & Hannah Lewis) b. 5/29/1688 Charlestown MA d. 2/11/1736 Concord MA m. 2/28/1714 Concord MA to Sarah Hartwell (Ebenezer Hartwell & Sarah Smeadley) b. 7/28/1694 Concord MA

Sarah Hartwell Melvin moved to Worcester MA after she married Elisha Smith who was from there.

Jonathan Melvin bought a strip of land in Concord in 1724. Although his name does not appear on the various war rolls, he must have shared in some of the "fights" since he was the possessor of a sword and at least two guns. He bequeathed his sword to his fourth son and a gun to each of his sons John and Jonathan. They lived on a farm adjoining Sarah's brother John Hartwell in Concord MA. Children:
i. Sarah Melvin (Jonathan; John) (b. 6/23/1716 Concord MA m. 1735/36 to Joseph Barns - 6 children
ii. Jonathan Melvin (Jonathan; John) b. 10/12/1718 Concord MA m> 1750 Hollis NH to Mary Brooks
iii. John Melvin (Jonathan; John) b. 5/21/1721 Concord MA d. abt 1782 Concord MA
iv. Ebenezer Melvin (Jonathan; John) b. 11/10/1725 Concord MA
Ebenezer - was one of the proprietors and first settlers of the town on Hollis, NH.
v. Josiah Melvin (Jonathan; John) b. 6/14/1727 Concord MA m. 3/3/1757 to Lydia Barrett b. 6/6/1738 d. 1800 - 11 children.
vi. Nathan Melvin (Jonathan; John) b. 6/25/1729 Concord MA
vii. Amos Melvin (Jonathan; John) b. 7/4/1731 Concord MA
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