Melson, Edward R. d. 30 Aug 1887 1 mo. 23 days R 13 S 16
Melson. On August 30, 1887 at 12:45 p.m., Edward R. Melson, infant son of John E. and Mary E. Melson, aged 1 month 23 days. Funeral from parents residence, No. 221 D street northwest, Wednesday at 4 o'clock p.m.
  Melson, John E. d. 3 Feb 1896 51 yrs. R 13 S 17
Melson. Departed this life at his residence, No. 1501 North Capitol street, at 6:30 p.m., February 3, 1896, John E. Melson, in the 52d year of his age.

  Melson, Margaret E. d. 6 Nov 1925 77 yrs. R 13 S 17
Melson. November 6, 1925, Margaret E. Melson, aged 77 years, widow of John E. Melson Funeral from her late residence, 622 11th st. n.e., Monday, November 9, at 2 p.m. Interment at Congressional Cemetery.
  Melson, Mary E. d. 11 Oct 1871 23 yrs. R 13 S 18
Melson. On the morning of the 11th inst. at 3 1/2 o'clock, Mary E. Melson, the beloved wife of John E. Melson in the 24th year of her age. Her funeral will take place tomorrow afternoon at 3 o'clock from her late residence, No. 940 F street between 9th and 10th streets s.w. The friends of the family are invited to attend.