386. Melvin Hall161 was born on 5 Jun 1842 near
Independence, Grayson County, Virginia.518
He died on 7 Jun 1910.330
In his book, Johnson County, Kentucky : a history of the county, and
genealogy of its people up to the year 1927 (1928), p. 259, C. Mitchel Hall
says: "Melvin Hall had very little education, as the opportunities for gaining
an education in that section at that time were few. After his marriage he went
to housekeeping on a farm of E.M. Bourne in the Spring Valley, Virginia, neighborhood,
where he lived for 25 years. From there they moved to Hines Branch, where they
lived for 6 to 8 years. They then moved to Elk Creek near Clio post office where
they resided until Mrs. Hall's death. He then broke up housekeeping and lived
with a neighbor Mr. Stevy Mason until his death. He and his wife both died with
dropsy and are buried at the Summerfield Church, Grayson County, Virginia. Melvin
Hall volunteered and served in Major Dickey's company K, 51st Virginia Regiment,
during the Civil War."
From "Grayson Countians in the Civil War" (http://www.ls.net/~newriver/va/grcwg-l.htm#H):
HALL, MELVIN: Co. C, 45th VA, Enl. on 5/29/61 in Wytheville. Sick 7/12/61. Teamster.
Discharged on 10/1/62.
Melvin Hall and Charlotte Hines were married on 7 Jul 1863 in Grayson County,
Hines518 died on 8 Dec
1902 in Grayson County, Virginia.518
Melvin Hall and Charlotte Hines had the following children: