Melvinia was born in 1844 in South Carolina, USA, the daughter of unknown parents.
She died in 1938 in South Carolina, USA.
She had two marriages/partners. Her first husband was 1st name unk Shields_or_possibly_other_white_male. They were married, but the date and place have not been found. Their three known children were Dolphus Theodore (<1861-1950), Jane (c1864-?) and Allice (c1869-?).
Her second husband was Unk_Black_Male. They were married, but the date and place have not been found. Their only known child was Talley (c1869-?).
|Source:||New York Times compendium of source documents about Michelle Robinson's ancestors in pdf format|
|Source:||NY Times front-page article, 8 Oct 2009; research from Megan Smolenyak, a genealogist|
|Date:||8 OCT 2009|
|Publisher:||New York Times|