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, Cecil W. A. Melville . (KKW) "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...

  • 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 ...