Katherine Ross MELVIN

Female 1854 - 1889  (35 years)


Personal Information

  • Name Katherine Ross MELVIN 
    Born 1854  Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 1889  Balmain, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • (Research):Ref:NSW BDM-2272/1889 Record for Kate Erwin
    Person ID I9207  Kirkpatrick Family Archives
    Last Modified 4 Jan 2020 

    Father James MELVIN,   b. 1798, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Mar 1885, Gladesville, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Mother Ann CREIGHTON,   b. 1822, County Tyrone, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Oct 1870, Gladesville, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years) 
    Married 1844  Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • On the 9th June 1866 ,James was charged with the attempted murder of his wife,Ann , the crime taking place on the 3rd June.Apparently both were extremely intoxicated , and an argument ensued , resulting in James inflicting a grievious wound to Ann's neck.
      The jury eventually found James guilty of unlawful wounding , but not guilty of attempted murder.The jury requested mercy for the guilty man, referring to his previous good character.

      Ref:The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842-1954) Thursday 23 August 1866 p 5

      Ref: The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842-1954) Thursday 16 August 1866 p 8
    Family ID F5825  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Andrew ERWIN,   b. 26 Aug 1847, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Aug 1922, Newtown, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 22 Apr 1885  North Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Katherine's surname is misspelt as Melven in the NSW Marriage Register
    Children 
     1. Patrick James ERWIN,   b. 3 May 1887, St. Peters, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 May 1963, Caringbah, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2013 
    Family ID F3568  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart




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