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Family: Joel Franklin MELTON / Martha Ann MATHIS (F109)

m. 26 Oct 1873


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  • Joel Franklin MELTONFather | Male
    Joel Franklin MELTON

    Born  1 Aug 1847  , Flat, Pulaski [later Phelps] County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  15 Jan 1908  , Qulin, Butler County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Webb Cemetery, , Butler County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Married  26 Oct 1873  [1, 2]  , , Phelps County, Missouri, USA  [1, 2] Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Lewis Hayden MELTON, Sr. | F1492 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Margaret Riley WELCH | F1492 Group Sheet 

    Martha Ann MATHISMother | Female
    Martha Ann MATHIS

    Born  12 Jun 1854  , Flat, Pulaski [later Phelps] County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  19 May 1921  , Qulin, Butler County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Qulin Cemetery, Qulin, Butler County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  James Jabash MATHIS | F130 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Nancy C. FELTS | F130 Group Sheet 

    Almon MELTONChild 1 | Male
    Almon MELTON

    Born  24 Aug 1874  , Flat, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  11 Mar 1918  , Gillis Bluff, Butler County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  13 Mar 1918  Webb Cemetery, , Butler County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 2 | Male
    A. Thomas MELTON

    Born  24 Aug 1874  , Flat, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  7 Sep 1874  , Flat, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     

    Child 3 | Male
    Twin #1 MELTON

    Born  26 Aug 1875  , Flat, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  26 Aug 1875  , Flat, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     

    Child 4 | Male
    Twin #2 MELTON

    Born  26 Aug 1875  , Flat, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  26 Aug 1875  , Flat, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     

    Child 5 | Male
    Loren Leon MELTON

    Born  12 Jan 1877  , Flat, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  3 Oct 1877  , Flat, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     

    Lena Linnie Pearl MELTONChild 6 | Female
    + Lena Linnie Pearl MELTON

    Born  12 Jan 1877  , Flat, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  3 Nov 1943  , Summersville, Texas/Shannon County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Summersville Cemetery, Summersville, Texas County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Allen Bartley CASE | F97 
    Married  18 Jul 1897   

    William MELTONChild 7 | Male
    + William MELTON

    Born  21 Feb 1878  , Flat, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  22 Feb 1954  , Qulin, Butler County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  25 Feb 1954  Qulin Cemetery, Qulin, Butler County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Mary "Belle" LEDBETTER | F99 
    Married  1923  , Poplar Bluff, Butler County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location

    Margaret "Nancy" MELTONChild 8 | Female
    + Margaret "Nancy" MELTON

    Born  13 Apr 1879  , Flat, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  8 Jul 1960  , Okmulgee, Okmulgee County, Oklahoma, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Okmulgee Cemetery, Okmulgee, Okmulgee County, Oklahoma, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  James Esquire CHAMBERS | F106 
    Married  Yes, date unknown   

    Minnie MELTONChild 9 | Female
    + Minnie MELTON

    Born  28 Mar 1880  , Flat, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  15 Jul 1962  , Rolla, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  17 Jul 1962  Anutt Cemetery, Anutt, Dent County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Alexander Leander CASE | F1131 
    Married  5 Nov 1899  , Edgar Springs, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 10 | Male
    + Isaac Lewis MELTON

    Born  24 Jun 1882  , Flat, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  17 Oct 1934  , Qulin, Butler County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Gravel Hill Cemetery, St. Francis, Clay County, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Ada Florence RODERY | F110 
    Married  24 Dec 1920  , Piggott, Clay County, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 11 | Male
    John Felix MELTON

    Born  22 Jul 1885  , Flat, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  3 Feb 1902  , Trumann, Poinsett County, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Cardwell Cemetery, Cardwell, Dunklin County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location

    Oliver Franklin MELTONChild 12 | Male
    + Oliver Franklin MELTON

    Born  12 May 1887  , Flat, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  3 Feb 1921  , Ash Hill Twp., Butler County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  4 Feb 1921  Qulin Cemetery, Qulin, Butler County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Mary "Belle" LEDBETTER | F100 
    Married  3 Dec 1919  , Fagus, Butler County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location

    Martha Ann MELTONChild 13 | Female
    + Martha Ann MELTON

    Born  13 Oct 1889  , Flat, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  24 Oct 1918  , Qulin, Butler County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  25 Oct 1918  Qulin Cemetery, Qulin, Butler County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Amos "David" CATES | F108 
    Married  Yes, date unknown   

    Jesse B. MELTONChild 14 | Male
    + Jesse B. MELTON

    Born  17 Jul 1892  , Rolla, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  20 Apr 1946  Veterans Administration Hospital, Jefferson Barracks, St. Louis County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  21 Apr 1946  Qulin Cemetery, Qulin, Butler County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Beulah Agnes GUNNELS | F113 
    Married  29 Mar 1923   

    Charles MELTONChild 15 | Male
    + Charles MELTON

    Born  17 Jun 1894  , Rolla, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  31 Dec 1965  , Qulin, Butler County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Qulin Cemetery, Qulin, Butler County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Mabel Ruth HEATH | F114 
    Married  21 Feb 1925   

    Child 16 | Male
    + Robert Earl MELTON

    Born  2 May 1898  , , , Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  30 Jul 1945  , Qulin, Butler County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  31 Jul 1945  Qulin Cemetery, Qulin, Butler County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Mary Ellen PATTERSON | F116 
    Married  Yes, date unknown   

  • Photos
    Family of MELTON, Joel Franklin
    Family of MELTON, Joel Franklin
    SOURCE: Tresa Tatyrek, online photo, "Melton Photo Gallery", http://homepages.rootsweb.com/~tresa/Melton/photo.htm and Butler County Genealogical Society, Butler County, Missouri, Vol. I, (Popular Bluff: Butler Co. Genealogical Society, 1988), p. 146

  • Sources 
    1. [S912] Phelps County, Missouri, "Marriages", (1867-1881), 1:210, entry for Joel F. MELTON and Martha Ann MATHIS, 26 October 1873; MSA microfilm C20224, Missouri State Archives, Jefferson City. (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S34] Mary Ruth Case, "The Case/Collier Family Genealogy," compiled 10 Dec 1990, supplied 2004 by Case, Rolla, Missouri, (Reliability: 2).