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Melville Robert Drinkwine

Melville was born August 15, 1875 in Pleasanton, Decatur County, Iowa.

His parents were Francis Marion Drinkwine and Sarah Jane Marble. He was the fourth child of five.

Melville married Cordelia Toupin on August 21, 1902 in Polk County, Minnesota and had three children, Harvard (June 25, 1903 to February 9, 1985); Hester (August 25, 1904 to November 7, 1961); Vida May (January 29, 1906 to September 29, 1934).

Melville died in Payette, Idaho on December 10, 1964 at the age of 89 years, 3 months 25 days.

Memories

Granddaughter Dorothy remembers her dad saying he was a bit of a hypochondriac.

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