Melvin Woodrow Heath1,2,3

ID# 21798, (1913 - 1986)
FatherEvert Heath1,6,7 (2 Dec 1888 - 13 Jun 1940)
MotherEtha Alldridge1,4,5 (13 Sep 1893 - Feb 1979)

Key Events:

Birth: 17 Mar 1913, Black Twp., Posey Co., Indiana8,9,10
Marriage: Roberta V. Lyles (29 Jan 1917 - 26 Sep 1959)11
Marriage: Mary V. [surname unknown]
Divorce: 4 May 1973, Clark Co., Nevada, Mary V. [surname unknown]12
Marriage: 19 May 1973, Las Vegas, Nevada, Phyllis Wilora Grosenbach (30 Jul 1921 - 30 Jun 1999)13,14
Death: 30 May 1986, San Bernardino Co., California15,16
Burial: Crown Hill Cemetery, Salem, Washington Co., Indiana17
ChartsDescendants of Jakob and Anna Katharina Glebe

Copyright Notice

Narrative:

     Melvin Woodrow Heath was born on 17 Mar 1913 in Black Twp., Posey Co., Indiana.8,9,10
     He appeared on the 1920 Federal Census of Black Twp., Posey Co., Indiana, in the household of his parents, Evert Heath and Etha Alldridge.6 He appeared on the 1930 Federal Census of Salem, Washington Co., Indiana, in the household of his parents.7
     Melvin married first Roberta V. Lyles, daughter of Augustus S. Lyles and Minnie Nicholson.11
     Melvin and Roberta appeared on the 1940 Federal Census of Salem, Washington Co., Indiana, at 201 South College Ave., enumerated 9 Apr 1940, reporting they were renting their home, for $10 per month, and had lived in the same city in 1935. Their daughter was listed as living with them.11
     Melvin was enlisted in the U.S. Marines 14 Apr 1944, and was discharged 1 Feb 1946.18
     He was a truck driver. In 1940 he reported that he has worked 60 hours the last week of March, and 52 weeks the prior year, earning $700.11
     His wife died on 26 Sep 1959 in Louisville, Jefferson Co., Kentucky.19
     Melvin married second Mary V. [surname unknown]
     Melvin and Mary were divorced on 4 May 1973 in Clark Co., Nevada.12
     Melvin married third Phyllis Wilora Grosenbach, daughter of William Henry Grosenbach and Laura Angelina Glabe, on 19 May 1973 in Las Vegas, Nevada.13,14
     Melvin died on 30 May 1986 in San Bernardino Co., California, at age 73.15,16 He was buried in Crown Hill Cemetery, Salem, Washington Co., Indiana.17

Children:
     Children with Roberta V. Lyles

Melvin and Roberts's other two daughters are still living.
  • Myrna Lee Heath20 (21 Jun 1942 - 3 Dec 2017)
  • Melvin Woodson Heath Jr.21 (27 Nov 1944 - 28 Nov 1944)

Children:
     There were no children with Mary V. [surname unknown]

Children:
     There were no children with Phyllis Wilora Grosenbach

Citations

  1. [S8075] Melvin Woodrow Heath, Certificate of Birth.
  2. [S8076] Evert Heath household, 1920 U.S. Census, Posey Co., Indiana, shows name as Melvin W. Heath.
  3. [S885] "California Death Index, 1940-1997," Ancestry.com, record for Melvin Woodrow Heath, Soc. Sec. no. 310-05-0934.
  4. [S8076] Evert Heath household, 1920 U.S. Census, Posey Co., Indiana, shows him as the son of her husband.
  5. [S885] "California Death Index, 1940-1997," Ancestry.com, record for Melvin Woodrow Heath, Soc. Sec. no. 310-05-0934, shows mother's maiden name as Aldridge.
  6. [S8076] Evert Heath household, 1920 U.S. Census, Posey Co., Indiana.
  7. [S8077] Evert Heath household, 1930 U.S. Census, Washington Co., Indiana.
  8. [S8075] Melvin Woodrow Heath, Certificate of Birth, shows date, township, and county.
  9. [S8076] Evert Heath household, 1920 U.S. Census, Posey Co., Indiana, shows age 6 and state.
  10. [S885] "California Death Index, 1940-1997," Ancestry.com, record for Melvin Woodrow Heath, Soc. Sec. no. 310-05-0934, shows date and state.
  11. [S8079] Melvin Heath household, 1940 U.S. Census, Marion Co., Indiana.
  12. [S6213] "Nevada Divorce Index, 1968-2005," Ancestry.com, record for Melvin Woodrow Heath and Mary V Heath, citing cert no. 30210.
  13. [S1357] "Nevada Marriage Index, 1956-2005," Ancestry.com, record for Melvin W Heath and Phyllis W Lacey, shows date and city.
  14. [S1500] "U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007," Ancestry.com, record for Phyllis Wilora Grosenbach, Soc. Sec. No. 333-20-4043, shows her listed as Phyllis Wil Heath in Jun 1973.
  15. [S8068] "Indiana Deaths," The Indianapolis Star, 8 Jun 1986, shows dateline Salem, "Melvin W. Heath, 73, husband of Phyllis Grosenbach Heath."
  16. [S885] "California Death Index, 1940-1997," Ancestry.com, record for Melvin Woodrow Heath, Soc. Sec. no. 310-05-0934, shows date and county.
  17. [S500] Findagrave.com, online, memorial # 83215487, Melvin Woodrow Heath, includeds tombstone photo.
  18. [S3504] "U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010," Ancestry.com, record for Melvin Heath, Soc. Sec. No. 310-05-0934.
  19. [S8083] Roberta Lyles Heath, Certificate of Death.
  20. [S8080] Myrna Lee Heath obituary, Weathers Funeral Home.
  21. [S8082] Melvin Woodson Jr. Heath, Certificate of Death, shows date, town, and county.