Book Title: Palmer Groups; John Melvin of Charlestown and Concord, Mass , and his descendants. Source Information: Ancestry.com. North America, Family Histories, 1500-2000 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2016. North America, Family Histories, 1500-2000 for Jonathan Melvin 13:31, 29 January 2018 (EST)
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Robert by comparing test results with other carriers of his Y-chromosome or his mother's mitochondrial DNA.
However, there are no known yDNA test-takers in his direct paternal line.
Mitochondrial DNA test-takers in the direct maternal line: