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Eli Mills MELTON

Male 1859 - 1920  (60 years)


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  • Name Eli Mills MELTON  [1
    Birth (Alternate) May 1858  [2
    Born 13 May 1859  , , Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Gender Male 
    1860 U.S. Census 1 Jun 1860  , Green Twp., Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Age: 4y 
    • He was recorded in the household of L.H. Melton as W.N. Melton, and was 4 years old at the time of this census. Missouri was his reported birthplace.
    1860 U.S. census, Missouri, Phelps County, Green [MELTON, Lewis Hayden]
    1860 U.S. census, Missouri, Phelps County, Green [MELTON, Lewis Hayden]
    1870 U.S. Census 1 Jun 1870  , Spring Creek Twp., Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Age: 11y 
    • He was recorded in the household L.H. Melton and was 11 years old at the time of this census. Missouri was his reported birthplace.
    1870 U.S. census, Missouri, Phelps County, Spring Creek [MELTON, L.H.] p.1
    1870 U.S. census, Missouri, Phelps County, Spring Creek [MELTON, L.H.] p.1
    1880 U.S. Census 1 Jun 1880  , Spring Creek Twp., Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Age: 22y 
    • He was recorded as the son of Margaret Melton and 22 years old at the time of this census. Missouri was his reported birthplace.
    1880 U.S. census, Missouri, Phelps County, Spring Creek [MELTON, Margaret]
    1880 U.S. census, Missouri, Phelps County, Spring Creek [MELTON, Margaret]
    1900 U.S. Census 1 Jun 1900  , Spring Creek Twp., Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Age: 42y 
    • Eli Melton was the head of household and was 42 years old at the time of this census. He was married to Sarah for 12 years, and was a farmer. Missouri was his reported birthplace. Kentucky was the reported birthplace of his father and Missouri was the reported birthplace of his mother.
    1900 U.S. census, Missouri, Phelps County, Spring Creek [MELTON, Joel F.], p. 2 of 2
    1900 U.S. census, Missouri, Phelps County, Spring Creek [MELTON, Joel F.], p. 2 of 2
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    Died 10 Mar 1920  , Spring Creek Twp., Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10, 11
    Cause: cerebral apoplexy (a.k.a. stroke) 
    Death Certificate of MELTON, Eli Mills
    Death Certificate of MELTON, Eli Mills
    Buried Smith Cemetery, Flat, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Gravestone for MELTON, Eli Mills & Sarah Elizabeth (Evans)
    Gravestone for MELTON, Eli Mills & Sarah Elizabeth (Evans)
    Transcription:
    MELTON

    SARAH E.
    JAN. 21, 1861
    JAN. 25, 1943

    ELI M.
    MAY 13, 1859
    MAR. 10, 1920
    Photographed by Kathy Kult on 7 October 2005
    Person ID I4145  Kult-Lawhorn-Case-Collier Family Tree | Case Branch
    Last Modified 29 Aug 2017 

    Father Lewis Hayden MELTON, Sr.,   b. 10 Sep 1823, , , Hart County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jan 1872, Melton Homestead, Flat, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years) 
    Mother Margaret Riley WELCH,   b. 19 Aug 1828, , Huzzah Creek, [later Crawford County], Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Dec 1899, Melton Homestead, Flat, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 20 Oct 1846  , Beaver Creek, Pulaski County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [12, 13
    Family ID F1492  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Elizabeth EVANS,   b. 21 Jan 1861, , , , Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jan 1943, , , Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 9 Apr 1889  , Edgar Springs, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
    +1. Scott Arthur MELTON,   b. 21 Jan 1890, , , , Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Apr 1978  (Age 88 years)
    +2. Winford Lewis MELTON,   b. 17 Jul 1891, , Flat, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 May 1960, , Edgar Springs, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
    +3. Dots Woodard MELTON,   b. 24 Oct 1892,   d. 10 Jul 1987  (Age 94 years)
     4. Lillian Grace MELTON,   b. 17 Oct 1894,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Alpha L. MELTON,   b. 31 Dec 1895,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +6. August Riley MELTON,   b. 1 Feb 1898,   d. 27 May 1980, , Edgar Springs, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     7. Sarah Ellen MELTON,   b. 24 Aug 1901,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Iva A. MELTON,   b. 20 Feb 1903
     9. Cloah Blanche MELTON,   b. 13 Feb 1905,   d. 1906  (Age 0 years)
    Photos
    Family of MELTON, Eli Mills
    Family of MELTON, Eli Mills
    Back: Scott Arthur, Winford Lewis, Dots Woodson, Lillian Grace and Alpha L.
    Front: August Riley, Eli Mills, Inez A., Sarah Ellen, Sarah Elizabeth (Evans) and Cloa Blanch

    SOURCE: Phelps County Missouri Heritage, Volume I, page 266
    Last Modified 12 Jul 2009 
    Family ID F1581  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 13 May 1859 - , , Phelps County, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1860 U.S. Census - Age: 4y - 1 Jun 1860 - , Green Twp., Phelps County, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1870 U.S. Census - Age: 11y - 1 Jun 1870 - , Spring Creek Twp., Phelps County, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1880 U.S. Census - Age: 22y - 1 Jun 1880 - , Spring Creek Twp., Phelps County, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 9 Apr 1889 - , Edgar Springs, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1900 U.S. Census - Age: 42y - 1 Jun 1900 - , Spring Creek Twp., Phelps County, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: cerebral apoplexy (a.k.a. stroke) - 10 Mar 1920 - , Spring Creek Twp., Phelps County, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Smith Cemetery, Flat, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Photos
    Family of MELTON, Eli Mills
    Family of MELTON, Eli Mills
    Back: Scott Arthur, Winford Lewis, Dots Woodson, Lillian Grace and Alpha L.
    Front: August Riley, Eli Mills, Inez A., Sarah Ellen, Sarah Elizabeth (Evans) and Cloa Blanch

    SOURCE: Phelps County Missouri Heritage, Volume I, page 266

  • CiteRef for this page  Kathy Kult, KKs Family History (http://kks-fam.net/getperson.php?personID=I4145&tree=1: accessed 21 July 2018), "Eli Mills MELTON"

  • Sources 
    1. [S34] Mary Ruth Case, "The Case/Collier Family Genealogy," compiled 10 Dec 1990, supplied 2004 by Case, Rolla, Missouri.

    2. [S877] 1900 U.S. census, Phelps County, Missouri, population schedule, Spring Creek Township (north part), p. 308 (stamped), enumeration district (ED) 110, sheet 6-A, dwelling 94, family 94, Eli Melton household; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 3 January 2009); citing National Archives microfilm publication T623, roll 873, (Reliability: 2).

    3. [S539] Smith Cemetery (Flat, Phelps County, Missouri; LAT/LON N37.7384°, W-91.9011°; located on Highway 63 South to County Road 6120 turning right; turn on CR6130 and stay on this road until you see the old church building and cemetery), Eli M. & Sarah E. Melton marker; personally read and photographed, 7 October 2005. (Reliability: 2).

    4. [S190] Barabara Pugh, compiler, "Burials, Phelps County Missouri," index, USGenWeb Archives, MOGenWeb, (http://www.usgwarchives.net/mo/phelps/phelpbur.htm: accessed 27 June 2012), (Reliability: 2).

    5. [S314] 1860 U.S. census, Phelps County, Missouri, population schedule, Green Township, p. 67 (penned), dwelling 439, family 439, L.H. Melton; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 7 July 2005); citing National Archives microfilm publication M653, roll 639, (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S269] 1870 U.S. census, Phelps County, Missouri, population schedule, Spring Creek Township, p. 21 (penned), p. 748 (stamped), dwelling 138, family 147, L.H. Melton household; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 19 December 2005); citing National Archives microfilm publication M593, roll 797, (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S710] 1880 U.S. census, Phelps County, Missouri, population schedule, Spring Creek Township, enumeration district (ED) 128, p. 22 (penned), dwelling 192, family 195, Margaret Melton household; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 2 October 2005); citing National Archives microfilm publication T9, roll 709, (Reliability: 3).

    8. [S877] 1900 U.S. census, Phelps County, Missouri, population schedule, Spring Creek Township (north part), p. 308 (stamped), enumeration district (ED) 110, sheet 6-A, dwelling 94, family 94, Eli Melton household; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 3 January 2009); citing National Archives microfilm publication T623, roll 873, (Reliability: 3).

    9. [S1177] The State Historical Society of Missouri, R038 Watts, John J. (1831-1912) Collection, 1874-1912, (http://shsmo.org/manuscripts/rolla/r0038index.pdf : accessed 2 May 2016).

    10. [S244] "Missouri Death Certificates, 1910-1967", database with images, Missouri Digital Heritage (https://s1.sos.mo.gov/records/Archives/ArchivesMvc/DeathCertificates/ : accessed 2007-present), entry for death certificate no. 13705 (file no.), Eli Mills Melton, 10 March 1920. (Reliability: 3).

    11. [S539] Smith Cemetery (Flat, Phelps County, Missouri; LAT/LON N37.7384°, W-91.9011°; located on Highway 63 South to County Road 6120 turning right; turn on CR6130 and stay on this road until you see the old church building and cemetery), Eli M. & Sarah E. Melton marker; personally read and photographed, 7 October 2005. (Reliability: 3).

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

    13. [S787] Primary Source unavailable.