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Researching the Kult & Lawhorn and Case & Collier Families

Sarah Jane ARTHUR

Female 1829 - 1912  (82 years)


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  • Sources

    (Reliability ratings:
      0=Unreliable   1=Questionable   2=Secondary   3=Primary)

    1. [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).

    2. [S258] Tresa Tatyrek, compiler, "My Mother's Father's People," online family tree, RootsWeb, an Ancestry.com Community (http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=SHOW&db=dunhamchambers&recno=0 : accessed 1 July 2008).

    3. [S283] William Dority Melton Family, manuscript records; box 1, v2, Genealogical Records, Book 1, 1773-1910, p320-321, John J. Watts Collection, 1874-1912 (R0038); Western Historical Manuscript Collection, Missouri University of Science and Technology, G-3 Curtis Laws Wilson Library, Rolla. A collection of notebooks of genealogical records kept by a circuit riding Baptist minister in the northern Ozarks. The records cover Phelps, Pulaski, Texas, and parts of Maries and Dent counties in south-central Missouri. (Reliability: 2).

    4. [S11] Janice C. Gustafson, "World Family Tree, Vol. 72, Tree 932," [Inactive website], Genealogy.com (http://www.genealogy.com/wftonline/v72/0901to0950/v72t0932.html : 1 August 2005).

    5. [S309] 1830 U.S. census, Crawford County, Missouri, p. 172 (penned), line 22, William Arthur household; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 7 July 2006); citing National Archives microfilm publication M19, roll 72. (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S693] 1840 U.S. census, Pulaski County, Missouri, no township, p. 216 (stamped), line 15, William Arthur household; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 4 July 2006); citing National Archives microfilm publication M704, roll 229. (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S283] William Dority Melton Family, manuscript records; box 1, v2, Genealogical Records, Book 1, 1773-1910, p320, John J. Watts Collection, 1874-1912 (R0038); Western Historical Manuscript Collection, Missouri University of Science and Technology, G-3 Curtis Laws Wilson Library, Rolla. A collection of notebooks of genealogical records kept by a circuit riding Baptist minister in the northern Ozarks. The records cover Phelps, Pulaski, Texas, and parts of Maries and Dent counties in south-central Missouri. (Reliability: 2).

    8. [S283] William "Uncle Billy" Arthur Family, manuscript records; box 1, v11, Genealogical Records, Book 10, 1818-1911, p157, John J. Watts Collection, 1874-1912 (R0038); Western Historical Manuscript Collection, Missouri University of Science and Technology, G-3 Curtis Laws Wilson Library, Rolla. A collection of notebooks of genealogical records kept by a circuit riding Baptist minister in the northern Ozarks. The records cover Phelps, Pulaski, Texas, and parts of Maries and Dent counties in south-central Missouri. (Reliability: 2).

    9. [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), joint grave marker for William D. and Sarah J. Melton; personally read and photographed, 7 October 2005. (Reliability: 3).



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