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William MELTON

William MELTON

Male 1878 - 1954  (76 years)


  • Name William MELTON  [1, 2
    Nickname Will, Willie 
    Born 21 Feb 1878  , Flat, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Gender Male 
    Occupation farmer  [1
    1880 U.S. Census 1 Jun 1880  , Spring Creek Twp., Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Age: 2y 
    • He was recorded as the son of Joel F. Melton and was 3 years old at the time of this census. Missouri was his reported birthplace.
    1880 U.S. census, Missouri, Phelps County, Spring Creek [MELTON, Joel F.]
    1880 U.S. census, Missouri, Phelps County, Spring Creek [MELTON, Joel F.]
    1900 U.S. Census 1 Jun 1900  , Spring Creek Twp., Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Age: 22y 
    • He was the son of Joel F. Melton and was 22 years old at the time of this census. His occupation was listed as "timber man", and Missouri was his reported birthplace.
    1900 U.S. census, Missouri, Phelps County, Spring Creek [MELTON, Joel F.], p. 1 of 2
    1900 U.S. census, Missouri, Phelps County, Spring Creek [MELTON, Joel F.], p. 1 of 2
    FindAGrave
    Died 22 Feb 1954  , Qulin, Butler County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Cause: cerebral hemorrhage and arterial sclerosis 
    Death Certificate of MELTON, William
    Death Certificate of MELTON, William
    Buried 25 Feb 1954  Qulin Cemetery, Qulin, Butler County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 7
    Person ID I4157  Kult-Lawhorn-Case-Collier Family Tree | Case Branch
    Last Modified 6 Oct 2018 

    Father Joel Franklin MELTON,   b. 1 Aug 1847, , Flat, Pulaski [later Phelps] County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jan 1908, , Qulin, Butler County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Mother Martha Ann MATHIS,   b. 12 Jun 1854, , Flat, Pulaski [later Phelps] County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 May 1921, , Qulin, Butler County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Married 26 Oct 1873  , , Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 9
    Marriage, MELTON, Joel F. and MATHIS, Martha Ann
    Marriage, MELTON, Joel F. and MATHIS, Martha Ann

    Transcription:

    Melton to Mathes

    State of Missouri }
    County of Phelps }

    This is to certify that the rites of marriage was performed between Joel F. Melton and Martha Mathes on the 26 day of October 1873 by the undersigned of Phelps County State of Mo.

    Simeon B. Lewis
    Minister of the Gospel

    Filed for Record }
    Jan'y 19 1873 }

    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
    Family ID F109  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary "Belle" LEDBETTER,   b. 7 Sep 1898, , , Pope County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Sep 1974, , St. Louis, St. Louis (city), Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 1923  , Poplar Bluff, Butler County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    • William married Mary Ledbetter, the widow of his brother, Oliver.
    Children 
     1. V.H. MELTON
     2. Alice Maxine MELTON,   b. 12 Feb 1929,   d. 18 Jan 1995, , Poplar Bluff, Butler County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
     3. Robert Franklin MELTON,   b. 15 Mar 1931,   d. 7 Jul 1998  (Age 67 years)
     4. W.E. MELTON
     5. J.L. MELTON
     6. Lavetta Audrey Phoebe MELTON,   b. 13 Feb 1933,   d. 1935  (Age 1 years)
     7. Millie Alfreda MELTON,   b. 8 Apr 1923, , Broseley, Butler County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1954  (Age 30 years)
     8. A.L. MELTON
    Last Modified 11 Mar 2009 
    Family ID F99  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 21 Feb 1878 - , Flat, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1880 U.S. Census - Age: 2y - 1 Jun 1880 - , Spring Creek Twp., Phelps County, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1900 U.S. Census - Age: 22y - 1 Jun 1900 - , Spring Creek Twp., Phelps County, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1923 - , Poplar Bluff, Butler County, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: cerebral hemorrhage and arterial sclerosis - 22 Feb 1954 - , Qulin, Butler County, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 25 Feb 1954 - Qulin Cemetery, Qulin, Butler 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
    MELTON, Minnie (Case) and William
    MELTON, Minnie (Case) and William
    SOURCE: Tresa Tatyrek, online photo, "Melton Photo Gallery", http://homepages.rootsweb.com/~tresa/Melton/photo.htm
    MELTON, William
    MELTON, William
    SOURCE: Tresa Tatyrek, online photo, "Melton Photo Gallery", http://homepages.rootsweb.com/~tresa/Melton/photo.htm

  • CiteRef for this page  Kathy Kult, KKs Family History (http://kks-fam.net/getperson.php?personID=I4157&tree=1: accessed 18 November 2018), "William MELTON".

  • Sources

    (Reliability ratings:
      0=Unreliable   1=Questionable   2=Secondary   3=Primary) 
    1. [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. 4154 (file no.), 14 (reg. no.), Will Melton, 22 February 1954. (Reliability: 2).

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

    3. [S876] 1900 U.S. census, Phelps County, Missouri, population schedule, Spring Creek Township (north part), enumeration district (ED) 110, sheet 5-B, dwelling 93, family 93, Joel F. Melton household; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 3 January 2009); citing National Archives microfilm publication T623, roll 873, (Reliability: 1).

    4. [S708] 1880 U.S. census, Phelps County, Missouri, population schedule, Spring Creek Township, enumeration district (ED) 128, p. 24 (penned), dwelling 209, family 213, Joel F. Melton household; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 2 October 2005); citing National Archives microfilm publication T9, roll 709, (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S876] 1900 U.S. census, Phelps County, Missouri, population schedule, Spring Creek Township (north part), enumeration district (ED) 110, sheet 5-B, dwelling 93, family 93, Joel F. Melton household; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 3 January 2009); citing National Archives microfilm publication T623, roll 873, (Reliability: 3).

    6. [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. 4154 (file no.), 14 (reg. no.), Will Melton, 22 February 1954. (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S604] Qulin Cemetery (Qulin, Butler County, Missouri; LAT/LON N36.595° W-90.2722°; take Hwy 53 South from Poplar Bluff for 15 miles; at Qulin, turn right (west) onto Hwy N for 1.2 miles; the cemetery is on the left).

    8. [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).

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

    10. [S883] Mary Hudson, to Kathy Kult, e-mail, 10 March 2009, "Proposed Change: LEDBETTER Mary "Belle" (I202),"; privately held by Kult, Island Lake, Illinois, (Reliability: 2).