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.
J. A. Stowe m. in Huston /county, Texas, in June of 1890, to Beulah E.
They came to Mercury in 1910; to Melvin in 1924, and operated old Melvin Hotel.
1. Edna, m. Bob Sparks;
2. Alvis, m Mary J. Weldon;
3. Bill, m,. Bertha Bates;
4. John Monk, m. Arlene Corbin;
5. Lois, a twin of Lora who died, is unmarried;
6. Earl, m. Vora Lee'
7. Vilma, m J. D. Morrow;
8. Thelma, m. Wilbert Flemming.