Melville Family Gravesite

Woodlawn Cemetary, Bronx, NYC - opened in 1863 - a National Historic Landmark. Herman's monument is a smooth blank scroll on rough stone; his wife Elizabeth's is a cross. The couple's children and grandchildren are buried to one side and behind. The first to be buried in the plot (situated just to the left of Herman) was their first son Malcolm who died in 1867 at the age of eighteen. A cenotaph for second son Stanwix, who died in 1886 in California, is located to the left of Malcolm. Vistors to the site have left rocks, shells, and other mementos atop Herman's grave stone. The scroll motif on the stone appears on several monuments throughout Woodlawn Cemetery; however, Herman's bears no inscription.
Up one level
  • Melville Family Gravesite
  • Melville Family Gravesite-001
  • Melville Family Gravesite-002
  • Melville Family Gravesite-003
  • Melville Family Gravesite-004
  • Melville Family Gravesite-005
  • Melville Family Gravesite-006
  • Melville Family Gravesite-007
  • Melville Family Gravesite-008
  • Melville Family Gravesite-009
  • Melville Family Gravesite-010
  • Melville Family Gravesite-011
  • Melville Family Gravesite-012
  • Melville Family Gravesite-013
  • Melville Family Gravesite-014
  • Melville Family Gravesite-015
  • Melville Family Gravesite-016
  • Herman and Lizzie
  • Rocks and Shells
  • Scroll and Ivy
 
Melville Family Gravesite
 
 
Melville Family Gravesite-001
 
 
Melville Family Gravesite-002
 
 
Melville Family Gravesite-003
 
 
Melville Family Gravesite-004
 
 
Melville Family Gravesite-005
 
 
Melville Family Gravesite-006
 
 
Melville Family Gravesite-007
 
 
Melville Family Gravesite-008
 
 
Melville Family Gravesite-009
 
 
Melville Family Gravesite-010
 
 
Melville Family Gravesite-011
 
 
Melville Family Gravesite-012
 
 
Melville Family Gravesite-013
 
 
Melville Family Gravesite-014
 
 
Melville Family Gravesite-015
 
 
Melville Family Gravesite-016
 
 
Herman and Lizzie
 
 
Rocks and Shells
 
 
Scroll and Ivy
 

   Subscriptions and Membership

join now solid blue

        Donations are Welcome!

Paypal Donate Button Image

The Melville Society on Facebook

FB logo PNG clear blue

 Visit for Details about Upcoming Events and Melville-Related News

Calendar

Last month November 2019 Next month
S M T W T F S
week 44 1 2
week 45 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
week 46 10 11 12 13 14 15 16
week 47 17 18 19 20 21 22 23
week 48 24 25 26 27 28 29 30

Upcoming Conferences and Events

Search

From Our Photo Collections

20197696184 54418cfd14 B
click to start slideshow