|Birth: ||May 13, 1867|
|Death: ||Nov. 5, 1950|
John May, Fourth child of Nine, Third born Son of Seven of Johann (John) and Francisca (Francis) (Schmelzer) Melcher.
Brother of Martin, Joseph, Caroline (Van Ackeren), Francisca (Hanke), Frederick, Henry, Jacob and Bernard Melcher.
Husband of Elizabeth Winkler, whom he married on February 10, 1892 at St. Bernard's Catholic Church, in St. Bernard, Nebraska.
Father of Thirteen children whom are: Frank, George, Lillian (Dahlheim), Edward, William, Gilbert, Henry, Josephus, Mathilda, Teresia, Mathilda (Korth), Walter and Charlotte (Overbay).
According to Church records J. Melcher (Father) was an early settler to St. Bernard Twp. (Lindsey, Nebraska) 1873-1874.
My mother remembers John as being really tall, (6'2") with a bald top and a beard, just like his father. She remembers going and spending the weekends with them as a child. She said he was a nice grandpa.
Melcher Family Genealogy on File at the Madison County Historical Society, Madison, Nebraska. (225 pages)
Johann Melcher (1833 - 1913)
Francisca Schmelzer Melcher (1841 - 1907)
Elizabeth Winkler Melcher (1870 - 1959)
Frank John Melcher (1893 - 1893)*
George Joseph Melcher (1894 - 1950)*
Lillian Francis Melcher Dahlheim (1896 - ____)*
Edward John Melcher (1897 - 1973)*
William George Melcher (1899 - 1936)*
Gilbert F. Melcher (1900 - 2000)*
Henry Walter Melcher (1902 - 1986)*
Josephus Casharus Melcher (1904 - 1904)*
Mathilda Francisca Melcher (1905 - 1905)*
Teresia Milreda Melcher (1906 - 1908)*
Tillie Marie Melcher Korth (1908 - 2000)*
Walter George Melcher (1909 - 1974)*
Charlotte Marie Melcher Overbay (1915 - 1974)*
Martin Melcher (1862 - 1930)*
Joseph Melcher (1863 - 1934)*
Caroline Melcher Van Ackeren (1865 - 1937)*
John May Melcher (1867 - 1950)
Frances Melcher Hanke (1869 - 1952)*
Fred Melcher (1871 - 1942)*
Henry Melcher (1875 - 1955)*
Jacob Melcher (1879 - 1884)*
Benjamin Bernard Melcher (1882 - 1961)*
Saint Bernard Cemetery
Plot: Row 15
Maintained by: William Peel
Originally Created by: Gloria Barnes
Record added: Dec 02, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 23221626