Mel Sparrow was the granddaughter of Angelica Teach and Jack Sparrow, daughter of Neal Sparrow and Delancey Noun and great-granddaughter of Edward Teague and Blackbeard and later the descendant of Jack Sparrow's mortal enemy, Davy Jones

SHe once summoned Davy Jones to her, where she requested to know more of her family. He told her that he was her great-great-great-grandfather and that her great-great-great-grandmother betrayed him before they were reunited after his death. After not taking her great-great-great-grandfather's example, she made up with James Turner, her one true love.