Alexander Melville[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7]

Male 1821 - 1911  (90 years)


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  • Name Alexander Melville 
    Born 15 Feb 1821  Pittenweem, Fife, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Baptized (LDS) 1843 
    Endowed (LDS) 9 Oct 1853  EHOUS Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Buried 11 May 1911  Fillmore, Millard, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 19 Dec 1911 
    Person ID I11682  Early Latter-day Saints
    Last Modified 7 Feb 2007 

    Father John Melville 
    Mother Ann Webster 
    Sealed P (LDS) 20 Oct 1954  MANTI Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F8380  Group Sheet

    Married 3 Jan 1844  Saint Louis, City of Saint Louis, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F8379  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Jane Ann Dutson,   b. 10 Mar 1827, Lugwardine, Herefordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 May 1911  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 29 May 1848  Kanesville (Council Bluffs), Pottawattamie, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F8375  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • NAUVOO RECORDS:
      Record of Baptisms for the Dead, Nauvoo, by Black and Black, Vol 4, pp 2441-2442

      HISTORY/HISTORIES:
      Our Pioneer Herritage, Vol 2, pp 453-455
      Treasures of Pioneer History, Vol 2, pp 337-338
      "Writings" diskette code: MELVA21B.N "Biography of Alexander Melville"
      Conquerors of the West, Vol III
      Biography of Alexander Melville
      History of Jane Ann Dutson

      Name transcribed from A "Grave" Experience at the Mormon Pioneer Winter Quarters Cemetery. By Carlyle B. Jensen and Gail Geo. Holmes, Published by Authors October 1999. Quoted from with permission of Gail Geo. Holmes. The record is a "List of the Deaths and Burials in the Camp of Israel at Cutler's Park, after Sept, 1846. Spellings, dates and etc. are as written in the original record - mistakes and all."

      Stated in record above for Elizabeth Melvil wife of Alexander Melvil, "Elizabeth Melvil, age 25 yrs., 11 mos., 24 days; wife of Alexander Melvil; deceased Nov. 14, 1846; disease Chill Canker; birthplace Fifeshire, Scotland; Dec. 20, 1820; grave no. 62"

  • Sources 
    1. [S4] Book - Annotated Record of Baptisms for the Dead, Nauvoo, 7 vols., Black, Susan Easton, (Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah 84602), , Nauvoo, by Black and Black, Vol 4, pp 2441-2442.

    2. [S121] Book - Conquerors of the West: Stalwart Mormon Pioneers, 4 vols., Youngberg, Florence C., Compiler, (Sons of the Utah Pioneers, 1999), , Vol III.

    3. [S8] Book - Our Pioneer Heritage, 20 vols., Daughters of the Utah Pioneers, (Salt Lake City: 1958-1977), , Vol 2, pp 453-455.

    4. [S11] Book - Treasures of Pioneer History, 6 vols., Carter, Kate B., Compiler, (Daughers of the Utah Pioneers, Salt Lake City, Utah, 1952-1957), , Vol 2, pp 337-338.

    5. [S101] Database - Writings of Early Latter-day Saints and their Contemporaries, Backman, Milton V., Jr., Compiler, Biography.
      typescript, Land and Records Office, Nauvoo, Illinois

    6. [S12] Internet Link - BYU Winter Quarters Project - http://winterquarters.byu.edu.

    7. [S11837]

    8. [S2] Internet Link - International Genealogical Index, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.