The following brief biographical data on some of Melvin, Texas families was secured and submitted by Mrs. Raymond Murray for McCulloch County History, Vol. I, compiled by Wayne Spiller, 1976. Special thanks to the McCulloch County Historical Museun directors and board members, who hold the copyright, for giving permission for this information to be reprinted.
Charles Noland Richie m. Amanda Elizabeth (Reed) who was born at Tahliquah,
Oklahoma, 16 September 1883; d. 25 March 1962.
They came to the county in 1903, and later bought farm land from a portion of the Melvin Ranch-east of Melvin.
They were charter members of the First Baptist Church in Melvin.
1. Melvin, first Anglo baby born at Melvin; m. Lola Brock;
2. Pearl, m. Charlie R. Foster;
3 Chester, m. Norma Taliaferro;
4. Vester m. Maurice Mitchell;
5. Lucille m. Glen Moore;
6. Fritz m. Marilyn _____;
7. Bobby m. Arnold Egly.