Genealogy Projects tagged with Melville on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Melville Family of Jamaica

    This project is to research and find out more about the Melville and other related families, originating in Jamaica, West Indies. My maternal grandfather, Lucille Rutty . "My Melville relatives came from Jamaica and settled in Guatemala, but first went to Panama and Costa Rica."--Evelyn Arguedas ( Re: Panama byway of Jamaca ). Notables Links Melville family The Modern-Day Maroons:...

  • Whaleship Essex

    The Essex was an American whaleship from Nantucket, Massachusetts . The ship, captained by George Pollard, Jr., was widely known for being attacked and sunk by a sperm whale in the southern Pacific Ocean in 1820 – an incident that served as inspiration for Herman Melville's 1851 novel, Moby-Dick. Crew of the Essex Captain George Pollard, Jr. First Mate Owen Chase Second Mate ...