Melvin Roy Gravenmier

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Personal and Family Information

Melvin was born on 9 NOV 1916 in Arkansas, the son of Melvin Walter Gravenmier and Edith Ellen Franks.

He died on 12 APR 1997 in Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas.

His wife was Dorothy Lorene Reiff, who he married on 3 JUN 1940 in Grant County, Arkansas. Their two known children were Dotty (c1945-2009) and Bill (c1948-?).

Pedigree Chart (3 generations)


 

Melvin Roy Gravenmier
(1916-1997)

 

Melvin Walter Gravenmier
(1882-1963)

 

Harmon Gravenmier
(1849-1890)

   
 
 
     
 
 
   

Susannah Ellis
(c1843-c1919)

   
 
 
     
 
 
   

Edith Ellen Franks
(1894-1960)

 

John H Franks
(1864-?)

   
 
 
     
 
 
   

Mary I Fulkerson
(1867-<1930)

   
 
 
     
 
 

Events

EventDateDetailsSourceMultimediaNotes
Birth9 NOV 1916
Place: Arkansas
Death12 APR 1997
Place: Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas
Census9 JAN 1920
Place: Judsonia, Harrison Twp, White County, Arkansas
Age: 3 born Arkansas
Address: dwelling 146 family 160 with parents, older brother, and two older sisters
Agency: 1920 census Arkansas
See Note 1
Census5 APR 1930
Place: Judsonia, Harrison Twp, White County, Arkansas
Age: 13 born Ark
Address: dwelling 173, family 185 with parents, two sisters, and cousin
Agency: 1930 census Arkansas
See Note 2
Census16 APR 1940
Place: Augusta, Arkansas
Age: 23 born Ark
Address: dwelling 360 with parents and adopted sister
Census 1940 Arkansas, Woodruff County, Augusta City
Source: Census 1940 Arkansas, Woodruff County, Augusta City
Authors: US Federal Census
Date: APR 1940

BurialAPR 1997
Place: Saline County, Arkansas
Address: Range:12W - Township2S - Section: 7 Salem Cemetery, Hwy 367 Spring Lake Latitude: 343356N - Longitude: 0922014W
Agency: http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~cramsey/salemcem.html

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Notes

Note 1

ED 170 sheet 7A

dwelling 146, family 160

Grave Meyer, Walter, head, own home free of mortgage, white male, age 37, marrfied, yes read and write, born Arkansas, father born Germany with mother language German, mother born Indiana, Laborer in Box Factory,

___ Ellen E, Wife, female white, age 25, married, yes read and write, born Arkansas, father and mother born Arkansas

___ Harry L, son male white age 9, single, yes school, born Arkansas, father and mother born Arkansas

___ Mary E, daughter female, white, age 7, single, yes school, born Arkansas, father and mother born Arkansas

___ Pauline, daughter female, white age 5, single, yes school, born Arkansas, father and mother born Arkansas

___ Melvin D, son, male white, age 3 single, born Arkansas, father and mother born Arkansas

Note 2

Gravemeyer, Walter, head, owns home, value $800, no radio, no farm, male white, age 47, married, first married at age 26, no school, yes read and write, born Arkansas, father born Germany, mother born Indiania, log scaler in log camp, at work yesterday, no veteran

___ Ellen, wife of head, female, white, age 35, married, first married at age 14, no school, yes read and write, born Arkansas, father born Arkansas, mother born Kentucky, none occupation

___ Mary A, daughter, female, white, age 17, single, yes school, yes read and write, born Arkansas, father and mother born Arkansas, none occupation

___ Pauline M, daughter, female white, age 15, single, yes school, yes read and write, born Arkansas, father and mother born Arkansas, none occupation

___ Melvin C, son, male white, age 13 single, yes school, yes read and write, born Arkansas, father and mother born Arkansas, none occupation

___ Phillips, Dorothy, Niece, female white, age 7, yes school, yes read and write, born Arkansas, father and mother born Arkansas, none occupation

Sources

  1. Census 1940 Arkansas, Woodruff County, Augusta City
    Source: Census 1940 Arkansas, Woodruff County, Augusta City
    Authors: US Federal Census
    Date: APR 1940