Melvin Marvel (Mel) Babb

Melvin Marvel (Mel) Babb

Male 1924 - 2007  (82 years)

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  • Name Melvin Marvel (Mel) Babb  [1
    Born 14 Jun 1924  Chino, San Bernardino County, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Milit-Beg 29 Mar 1943  Sacramento, Sacramento County, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Occupation Between 1949 and 1986  [5
    American Red Cross worker 
    Died 16 Apr 2007  [6
    Buried 21 Apr 2007  Larkin Sunset Gardens, Sandy, Salt Lake County, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I712  LaZeut
    Last Modified 17 May 2012 

    Father Robert Babb,   b. Est 1900 
    Mother Emma Siebold,   b. Est 1900 
    Married Y  [2
    Family ID F575  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Carol Mae Swier,   b. 12 Dec 1925, Yakima, Yakima County, Washington Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jan 2004, Sandy, Salt Lake County, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married Abt 1948  [1
    • Met while attending college at Pentecostal Bible Institue, Tupelo, MI
    Children 
    +1. K.L. Babb
     2. D.G. Babb
    +3. S.D. Babb
    +4. D.B. Babb
    Family ID F457  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMilit-Beg - 29 Mar 1943 - Sacramento, Sacramento County, California Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 

  • Notes 
    • At time of death following great grandchildren: Serena, Katerina, Brittney, Audrey and Brian.

  • Sources 
    1. [S135] Swier Family Line, Donald Jongeward, compiler; updated by Norma Thompson, (Yakima, Washington: self-published, 2003 revision), p. 27.

    2. [S374] Obituary: Babb, Melvin Marvel, (Salt Lake City Tribune. Salt Lake City, Utah, 19 April 2007: accessed 29 April 2011).

    3. [S211] U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946, (Ancestry: National Archives, College Park, Maryland).
      U.S. Army WWII, served in New Caledonia and the Soloman Islands where he received a Service Medal and a Purple Heart. 14 months recovery from injuries led to Red Cross career.

      Education: 2 years high school,

    4. [S374] Obituary: Babb, Melvin Marvel, (Salt Lake City Tribune. Salt Lake City, Utah, 19 April 2007: accessed 29 April 2011).
      Had to drop out of high school when father seriously injured.

    5. [S373] Obituary: Babb, Carol Mae Swier, (Salt Lake Tribune. Salt Lake City, Utah, 24 January 2004: accessed 28 April 2011).

    6. [S25] Social Security Death Index (SSDI), 1925-2014, (Ancestry: Social Security Administration).


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