F, #1251, b. 7 May 1855
- 3rd cousin 4 times removed of Joseph Wayne Peery
Melina Marcantel was born on 7 May 1855 at Ville Platte, Evangeline Parish, Louisiana. She was the daughter of Michel Marcantel and Aureline Fruge'. She married Onezime Rider on 17 October 1866 at Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana. She became a widow upon the death of her husband, Onezime Rider, on 9 January 1901 at Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana.