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Loyalist Directory: Robert (Father of Eleazer) Melvin

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Surname : Melvin
Given name : Robert (Father of Eleazer)
Rank : Lt.
Where Resettled : Chester NS
Status as Loyalist : Proven (Probably not a UE Loyalist)
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Wife Name : Married (1) ca.1740, probably in Concord, Sarah _____, who died in Carlisle Precinct of Concord, February 18, 1756; he married (2) in Concord September 7, 1762, Phebe Wilson, daughter of William and Deborah Wilson, who was born in Concord, February 1, 1739/40.
Children : Robert and Sarah Melvin's children:
i. Sarah4, b Concord, December 19, 1740
ii. Eleazer, b Concord, March 30, 1743
iii. a child
iv. James, b Concord in 1749
——— Children by Phoebe (Wilson) all b in Chester, NS
i. Lydia4 b May 10 1762, Chester, NS, d. Sep.9, 1763, Chester, NS
ii. Nathaniel, b June 24 1765
iii Elijah, b January 14 1767
iv. David, b April 9, 1770
v. Amos, b July 6, 1772
vi. Jacob, b December 1, 1774
vii. Robert, b April 25, 1777, Chester, NS
viii. Lucy, b October 8, 1780
Biography : Read an account of Robert's life in Massachusetts and then Nova Scotia
Proven Descendants : Sir Guy Carleton 1989.05.27 by Howard Browne UE
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Sources : Information submitted by Howard Brown (March 2016)
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