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Alexander Henry "Alex" Melville was born about 1844 in Burlington, Chittenden Co., VT, and died January 21, 1901, in Peterborough Co., Ontario, Canada, at age 57. He died from a sudden Cerebral Hemorhage. He is the son of John Melville of Scotland and Francis Catherine Roe of Ireland.

Sarah Jane Deyell was born December 19, 1854, in Cavan Twp., Canada West, and died December 27, 1932, in Fort Qu'Appelle, Saskatchewan, Canada (age 78). She is the daughter of James Deyell of Cavan Twp., Peterborough Co., Upper Canada, and Mary Jane Sloan of Ontario, Upper Canada. Buried in Lakeview Cemetery, Fort Qu'Appelle, Saskatchewan, Canada.

Alexander Henry Melville and Sarah Jane Deyell were married  June 6, 1877, in Lindsay, Victoria Co., Ontario, Canada.

Alexander Henry Melville and Sarah Jane (Deyell) Melville had several children:

  1. John Henry Melville: Born June 14, 1879, in Lindsay, Victoria Co., Ontario, Canada; Died Unknown. Married to Margaret Ann Porter: Born in Ireland; Died Unknown.
  2. Ada Melville: Born February 18, 1880, in Lindsay, Victoria Co., Ontario, Canada; Died after 1935 in Unknown.
  3. Henrietta White Melville: Born about 1880, in Lindsay, Victoria Co., Ontario, Canada; Died after 1935 in Unknown.
  4. Mabel Maud Melville: Born July 16, 1881, in Lindsay, Victoria Co., Ontario, Canada; Died November 8, 1881, in Lindsay, Victoria Co., Ontario, Canada (age Infant). Cause of death was Whooping Cough for ten days.
  5. Harriet White "Hattie" Melville: Born June 27, 1885, in Lindsay, Victoria Co., Ontario, Canada; Died 1956 in Fort Qu'Appelle, Saskatchewan, Canada (about age 71). Married July 10, 1912, in Peterborough, Ontario, Canada, to Charles Milson "Charlie" Blewett: Born May 2, 1882, in Howick Twp., Huron Co., Ontario, Canada; Died November 2, 1965, in Fort Qu'Appelle, Saskatchewan, Canada (age 83). Both are buried in Lakeview Cemetery, Fort Qu'Appelle, Saskatchewan, Canada.



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Ontario was known as: Upper Canada from June 10, 1791, to February 10, 1841; Canada West from February 10, 1841, to July 1, 1867; and Ontario after July 1, 1867.

Alexander Henry Melville was born about 1844 in Burlington, VT.

Sarah Jane Deyell was born about 1855 in Cavan Twp., Canada West.

The 1871 Canadian Census shows James Deyell (age 40) born in Ontario is a Head of Household married Carpenter with Canadian Presbyterian religion and is living in Cavan Twp., Durham East, Ontario, Canada. Living with him is Elizabeth Deyell (age 30) born in Ontario, who is married. Also living there are the following, all unmarried and born in Ontario: Ann E. Deyell (age 19); Sarah J. Deyell (age 15); William J. Deyell (age 13); Mary Deyell (age 12); and David Deyell (age 10). A widow, Ann Armstrong, and her family live nearby.

The 1871 Canadian Census shows Ann Armstrong (age 38) born in England and of English Origin is a Head of Household Widow with Church of England religion and is living in Cavan Twp., Durham East, Ontario, Canada. Living with her are the following females, all unmarried and born in Ontario, Canada, with Irish Origin and with Church of England religion: Mary A. Armstrong (age 16); Susan S. Armstrong (age 12); Ida Armstrong (age 10); and Frances C. Armstrong (age 7).

Alexander Henry Melville and Sarah Jane Deyell were married  June 6, 1877, in Lindsay, Victoria Co., Ontario, Canada.

The 1891 Canadian Census shows Alexandre Melville (age 45) born in the United States to Scottish and Irish-born parents and with C. of England religion is a married Furrier and is living in Lindsay Town, Victoria South, Ontario, Canada. Living with him is his wife, Sarah Melville (age 32) born in Ontario to Ontario and Irish-born parents. Also living with him are his three children, all born in Ontario to the United States and Ontario-born parents: Ada Melville (age 12); John H. Melville (age 11); and Harriet Melville (age 8). An English Lodger also lives in the household.

Alexander Henry Melville died January 21, 1901, in Peterborough Co., Ontario, Canada, at age 57. Cause of death was a sudden Cerebral Hemorhage.

The 1911 Canadian Census shows Sarah Melville (age 52) born in December in Ontario and with Anglican religion is a widow with her Own Income and is living in the City of Peterborough, Peterborough West, Ontario, Canada. Living with her are her two unmarried daughters, both born in Ontario: Ada Melville (age 32) born February, a Cash Girl; and Hattie Melville (age 25) born June, a Telephone worker.

The 1916 Canadian Census shows Charles Milson Blewett (age 32) born in Ontario and with Anglican religion is a Manager of a Soap Company and is living in the City of Regina Saskatchewan, Canada. Living with him is his wife, Hattie White Blewett (age 30) born in Ontario. Living with him are: his son, Jack Webster Blewett (age 3) born in Saskatchewan, Canada; and his widowed mother-in-law, Sarah Melville (age 55) born in Ontario, who has her Own Income. Two Lodgers also live in the household.

Sarah Jane (Deyell) Melville died December 27, 1932, in Fort Qu'Appelle, Saskatchewan, Canada, at age 78. She is buried in Lakeview Cemetery, Fort Qu'Appelle, Saskatchewan, Canada.