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Maraba MELTON

Female 1850 - 1937  (86 years)


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  • Name Maraba MELTON 
    Born 25 Dec 1850  , Corn Creek, Pulaski [later Phelps] County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Married Name Maraba Hood 
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    Died 1 Apr 1937 
    Buried Rhea Cemetery, Rolla, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    • and 2 Babies are also buried near Maraba Hood
    Gravestone for HOOD, George and Maraba (Melton)
    Gravestone for HOOD, George and Maraba (Melton)
    Transcription:
    HOOD
    FATHER | GEORGE W | 1843 -- 1913
    MOTHER | MARABA | 1850 -- 1937
    Photographed by Kathy Kult on 28 September 2006
    Person ID I39  Kult-Lawhorn-Case-Collier Family Tree | Case Branch, Collier Branch
    Last Modified 4 Mar 2018 

    Father William Dority MELTON,   b. 10 Sep 1825, , , Hart County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Apr 1903, , Edgar Springs, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Mother Sarah Jane ARTHUR,   b. 5 Oct 1829, , Meramec River, Crawford County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Aug 1912, , Watkins Twp., Dent County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 19 Feb 1850  , Corn Creek, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4
    Family ID F24  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family George Washington HOOD,   b. 5 May 1843, , , Washington County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jun 1913  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 20 Mar 1873  , , Pulaski [later Phelps] County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 5
    Children 
     1. William Leonard HOOD
     2. Etta Samatha HOOD
     3. Henry HOOD
     4. Lucinda HOOD
     5. Sarah Jane HOOD
     6. Robert Alzo HOOD,   b. 28 Dec 1874, , , Dent County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Nov 1964, , Salem, Dent County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
    Last Modified 4 Mar 2018 
    Family ID F26  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 25 Dec 1850 - , Corn Creek, Pulaski [later Phelps] County, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 20 Mar 1873 - , , Pulaski [later Phelps] County, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Rhea Cemetery, Rolla, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S1177] State Historical Society of Missouri, R038 Watts, John J. (1831-1912) Collection, 1874-1912, Finding aid, The State Historical Society of Missouri, (http://shsmo.org/manuscripts/rolla/r0038index.pdf : accessed 2 May 2016), v2, p320-321, entry for William Dority Melton (Reliability: 2).

    2. [S537] Rhea Cemetery (Rolla, Phelps County, Missouri; LAT/LON N37.8144° W-91.7703°; located south of Rolla, Missouri; take Rt. 63 south out of Rolla for approx. 7 miles; turn left (east) onto CR5320 (Rhea Church Rd.), which is a gravel road; travel approx. 2.3 miles (there are four 90-degree sharp turns); the cemetery is on the left (north) side of the road), joint headstone for George W. and Maraba Hood; personally read and photographed, 10 March 2005 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S190] Barabara Pugh, compiler, "Burials, Phelps County Missouri," index, USGenWeb Archives, MOGenWeb, (http://www.usgwarchives.net/mo/phelps/phelpbur.htm: accessed 27 June 2012).

    4. [S645] "William Dority Melton," obituary, The Rolla Herald-Democrat (Missouri). 30 April 1903; MST Periodical Microfilm roll 071.78594 R647h 1903/05, Missouri S&T Library, Western Historical Manuscript Collection, Missouri University of Science & Technology, Rolla, Missouri (Reliability: 2).

    5. [S181] "U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900", database, Ancestry.com,, (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 2008-present), entry for George Washington Hoos and Maraba Melton, 1873 (Reliability: 2).