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James William MELTON

Male 1857 - 1911  (53 years)


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  • Name James William MELTON  [1
    Born 17 May 1857  , Beaver Creek, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Occupation liveryman  [3
    JJWattsCollection
    Records of JJ Watts for MELTON, Joel
    Records of JJ Watts for MELTON, William Dority
    Died 20 Jan 1911  , Watkins Twp., Dent County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4
    Age: 53y 8m 3d 
    Cause: apoplexy 
    Death Certificate of MELTON, James William
    Death Certificate of MELTON, James William
    Buried 22 Jan 1911  Smith Cemetery, Flat, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Notes 
    • never married [2]
    Person ID I43  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  [2, 6
    Family ID F24  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 17 May 1857 - , Beaver Creek, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Age: 53y 8m 3d - 20 Jan 1911 - , Watkins Twp., Dent County, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 22 Jan 1911 - Smith Cemetery, Flat, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • CiteRef for this page  Kathy Kult, KKs Family History (http://kks-fam.net/getperson.php?personID=I43&tree=1: accessed 23 July 2018), "James William MELTON"

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

    2. [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), v2, p320-321, entry for William Dority Melton. (Reliability: 2).

    3. [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. 2 (written) 939 (file no.), 2 (reg. no.), James William Melton, 20 January 1911. (Reliability: 2).

    4. [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. 2 (written) 939 (file no.), 2 (reg. no.), James William Melton, 20 January 1911. (Reliability: 3).

    5. [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).

    6. [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).