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.
Ferdinand William Wahrmund, born at Fredericksburg, Texas, 26 January
1858; d. in 1934; m. at London, Texas, in 1878, Mary Urazzie Heldebrandt.
They moved to Melvin in 1914; were membeers of the Methodist Church and he by occupation was public weigher and a carpenter.
1. Ellen, m. George Grimes;
2. Bob (J. R.), b. 27 February 1881, m. Lida Armstead;
3. Mary, m. Paul Powers;
4. Addie, m. Oscar Sellers;
5. Louie died in 1914
6. Georgia, m. E. J. Hensley;
7. Laura, m. C. A. Johnson;
8. Gus, m. Ozella Price.