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Winford Lewis MELTON

Male 1891 - 1960  (68 years)


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  • Name Winford Lewis MELTON  [1
    Born 17 Jul 1891  , Flat, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Male 
    1900 U.S. Census 1 Jun 1900  , Spring Creek Twp., Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Age: 8y 
    • He was recorded as the son of Eli Melton and was 8 years old at the time of this census. Missouri was his reported birthplace.
    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
    Occupation 1930  [5
    laborer 
    1930 U.S. Census 1 Apr 1930  , Spring Creek Twp., Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Age: 33y 
    • He was recorded as the head of household, and was 33 years old at the time of this census. His occupation was reported as "laborer", and Missouri was his reported birthplace.
    1930 U.S. census, Missouri, Phelps County, Spring Creek [MELTON, Winford L]
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    Died 16 May 1960  , Edgar Springs, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Buried Smith Cemetery, Flat, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Gravestone for MELTON, Winford Lewis & Ruth M. (Jones)
    Gravestone for MELTON, Winford Lewis & Ruth M. (Jones)
    Transcription:
    MELTON
    WINFORD L.
    JULY 17, 1891
    MAY 16, 1960

    RUTH M.
    SEPT. 13, 1897
    DEC. 9, 1985
    Photographed by Kathy Kult on 7 October 2005
    Person ID I4210  Kult-Lawhorn-Case-Collier Family Tree | Case Branch
    Last Modified 3 Jan 2009 

    Father Eli Mills MELTON,   b. 13 May 1859, , , Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Mar 1920, , Spring Creek Twp., Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Mother 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  [7
    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
    Family ID F1581  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ruth May JONES,   b. 13 Sep 1897, , , , Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Dec 1985  (Age 88 years) 
    Married Yes, date unknown 
    Children 
     1. Alma M. MELTON
     2. Earl A. MELTON
     3. Francis MELTON
     4. Wanda L. MELTON
     5. Roy C. MELTON
     6. Lillian A. MELTON
     7. Winford MELTON
     8. Elizabeth MELTON
    Last Modified 7 Feb 2007 
    Family ID F1591  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 17 Jul 1891 - , Flat, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1900 U.S. Census - Age: 8y - 1 Jun 1900 - , Spring Creek Twp., Phelps County, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1930 U.S. Census - Age: 33y - 1 Apr 1930 - , Spring Creek Twp., Phelps County, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 16 May 1960 - , Edgar Springs, 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

  • Sources 
    1. [S22] Kline, LuAnn, submitter, "World Family Tree, Vol. 72, Tree 6," website by subscription, Genealogy.com, (http://www.genealogy.com/wftonline/v72/0001to0050/v72t0006.html : accessed 25 Jul 2004).

    2. [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), Winford L. & Ruth M. Melton marker; personally read and photographed, 7 October 2005 (Reliability: 2).

    3. [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).

    4. [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).

    5. [S751] 1930 U.S. census, Phelps County, Missouri, population schedule, Spring Creek Township, p. 254 (stamped), enumeration district (ED) 81-15, sheet 4-B, dwelling 84, family 85, Winford L. Melton household; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 7 July 2006); citing National Archives microfilm publication T626, roll 1216 (Reliability: 3).

    6. [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), Winford L. & Ruth M. Melton marker; personally read and photographed, 7 October 2005 (Reliability: 3).

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