George Melville Smith

George Melville Smith

Birth
Haverhill, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 11 Aug 1887 (aged 50)
Danvers, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Menands, Albany County, New York, USA
Plot Sec 75 Lot 85
Memorial ID 113031310 · View Source
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George Melville Smith was born to noted writer and intellectual Mathew Hale Smith and Mary Burleigh Adams, a great-niece of President John Adams. He went by Melville throughout his life. In 1874 Melville married Anna Cora Deal in St Louis, but he spent most of his life in Newburyport, Massachusetts. Melville and Cora had three children: Mary Cora , who died at one year, and is buried with her father; Clifford Albert who drowned at fifteen and is buried in Newburyport; and Avery Chase, who lived a very long life and is buried in San Mateo, California. Melville's occupation is noted as clergyman and teacher.

In 1887, Melville died at the Danvers State Insane Asylum from "Chronic Mania" noted on the Massachusetts Death Register, and from "exhaustion" according to the Menands, NY Burial Card database.


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  • Maintained by: miss j foy
  • Originally Created by: Git `Er Dug
  • Added: 28 Jun 2013
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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for George Melville Smith (3 Apr 1837–11 Aug 1887), Find A Grave Memorial no. 113031310, citing Albany Rural Cemetery, Menands, Albany County, New York, USA ; Maintained by miss j foy (contributor 48153476) .