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70. George Wiley MELVIN was born on 9 Dec 1889 in Tazewell County, Virginia.11,35,36,74,82,90 He died Tuberculosis on 7 Aug 1930 in Mercer County, West Virginia.44,74 George Wiley Melvin is listed as 40 years, 7 months, and 28 days old when he died. Buried at Brush Fork, WV. Informant at death listed as "Mrs. Lida Melvin" of Bluefield, West Virginia.


George Wiley Melvin <https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/F1PG-6QM>
West Virginia Deaths, 1804-1999
birth: 1890
death: 1 August 1930 Mercer, West Virginia
father: Andy Melvin
mother: Susan Durham
spouse: Lida Bell Puckett
Name: George Wiley Melvin
Event Date: 01 Aug 1930
Event Place: Mercer, West Virginia
Gender: Male
Age (Expanded): 40 years 7 months 28 days
Birth Date: 1890
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: Lida Bell Puckett
Father's Name: Andy Melvin
Father's Birthplace
Mother's Name: Susan Durham
Mother's Birthplace
Residence Place
Burial Place
Burial Date
GS Film number : 1953608
Digital Folder Number: 4256299
Affiliate Repository Type: County Records
Reference ID: 9562
In the 1930 Census for Mercer County, West Virginia (Beaver Pond - District 12), George Melville (Melvin), age 40 (b. West Virginia), and wife, Lyda Melville (Melvin), age 37 (b. Virginia), is listed with children: Carl, age 9; Flora, age 8; Hazel, age 6; Ruth, age 3; Edward, age 1; (It would appear that the census taker, misunderstood the last name of "Melvin" and used "Melville".

George Wiley Melvin died August 7, 1930 from Tuberculosis. The death certificate of George Wiley Melvin shows his wife's name as "Lida Bell Puckett". His residence is listed as "Stony Ridge".

Will of James Rawley (Raleigh) Puckett - Probated 11-3-1925

Book 11 Page 223 ----- J. R. Puckett ----- 11-3-1925
Victoria Puckett - wife - age 65 (daughter of William and Phebe Durham)
Mary Durham - daughter - age 45 (married to Victoria's son Benjamin Franklin Durham)
Lydia Belle Melvin - daughter - age 33 (married to George W. Melvin - son of Susan Elizabeth Durham - daughter of William and Phebe Durham)
Charles Puckett - son - age 29
Barbara Pruett - daughter - age 39

George Wiley MELVIN and Lydia Belle PUCKETT were married about 1910 in Mercer County, West Virginia.44 Lydia Belle PUCKETT (daughter of James Raleigh (Rawley) W. PUCKETT and Sally George SAWYER) was born about 1895 in Tazewell County, Virginia.28,36,46,74,90 She died Heart Disease on 11 Nov 1930 in Mercer County, West Virginia.44,74 Buried in Brush Fork, WV. Informant at death listed as "Oscar Tabor" of Bluefield, West Virginia. George Wiley MELVIN and Lydia Belle PUCKETT had the following children:



Carl MELVIN was born about 1921 in West Virginia.90



Flora MELVIN was born about 1922 in West Virginia.90



Hazel MELVIN was born about 1924 in West Virginia.90



Ruth MELVIN was born about 1927 in West Virginia.90



Edward MELVIN was born about 1929 in West Virginia.90