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Melville Bitely

Birthdate: (73)
Birthplace: Fort Edward, NY, USA
Death: July 15, 1896 (73)
Glens Falls, NY, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Jacob Bitely and Maundana Bitely
Husband of Maria Bitely
Father of Estella M Bitely and Merchant Hall Bitely
Brother of Stephen Bitely and Daniel Bitely

Managed by: Fred Don Cooper, Jr.
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About Melville Bitely


22 Bacon Street, Glens Falls, Warren, New York

14 May Street, Glens Falls, NY

served in the military

Indictment of misdemeanor : March 23, 1881


Glens Falls loses a worthy citizen by the death of Street Commissioner Melville Bitley, which occurrred shortly after noon yesterday, a surgical operation performed with the hope of prolonging his life having proved unsuccessful. Mr. Bitley was seventy-three years old and a native of Fort Edward, but had passed the greater part of his life in Glens Falls, and to the moral and material interested of the village his best energies were devoted. he had held numerous offices during his busy career, among them those of United State deputy marshal, under sheriff, deputy sheriff, chief of police and constable. At the time of his death he was street commissioner and had recently done commendable work in the improvement of the village highways. In every capacity her performed his duties with fidelity. He was a many of many friendships, and the news of his death will be received with general regret. he is survived by his wife; a son, Merchant H. Bitley; a daughter, Mrs. F. P. Griffin, of Norwood; three sisters, Mrs. Minerva Durkee, Mrs. Calvin Durkee and Mrs. Van Hize, and four brothers, Cyrus, Stephen, Jerome and Hamilton Bitley. The sisters and brothers all live in Michigan. The time of the funeral will be announced later.

[Note: Melville Bitley/Bitely died July 15, 1896.]

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Melville Bitely's Timeline

March 30, 1823
Fort Edward, NY, USA
Age 26
Age 26
August 1851
Age 28
Warren County, NY, USA
- 1888
Age 41
June 1880
Age 57
- 1891
Age 65
- 1892
Age 67
July 15, 1896
Age 73
Glens Falls, NY, USA