|Birthplace:||Albany, NY, USA|
Son of Allan Melville and Maria Peterse Melville
|Occupation:||sailor and later governor of Sailors' Snug Harbor, Statten Island, New York|
|Managed by:||Randy Stebbing|
Historical records matching Thomas Melville
About Thomas Melville
Thomas Melville (1830-1884) was a sailor and later governor of Sailors' Snug Harbor, and the younger brother of author Herman Melville. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sailors%27_Snug_Harbor
Captain Thomas Melville was born to Allan Melville (1782-1832) and his wife Maria Gansevoort (1791-1872). His paternal grandfather was Maj. Thomas Melvill (1751-1832), his maternal grandfather was Gen. Peter Gansevoort (1749-1812).