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William Dority MELTON

Male 1825 - 1903  (77 years)


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    1. [S34] Mary Ruth Case, "The Case/Collier Family Genealogy," compiled 10 Dec 1990, supplied 2004 by Case, Rolla, Missouri; no specific documentation for any piece of data.

    2. [S645] "William Dority Melton," Rolla Herald Democrat, The (Missouri), 30 Apr 1903, p. 1, col. 1; image copy,  Newspapers.com, (http://shsmo.newspapers.com/clip/55617945/william-dority-melton-obit/ : accessed 14 April 2021), clipped and made public by KinKhronicler. (Quality Assessment: 2).

    3. [S283] William Dority Melton Family, manuscript records; box 1, v2, Genealogical Records, Book 1, 1773-1910, pp320-321, 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. JJ Watts recorded William Dority Melton as being born in "Pulaski Co. Ky" on page 320, but under his father's record on pag 321, he reports that the first 7 children were born in Hart Co. Ky. Assuming the Pulaski Co. Ky statement is incorrect.. (Quality Assessment: 2).

    4. [S323] 1830 U.S. census, Hart County, Kentucky, p. 227 (penned), line 11, Joel Melton household; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 14 July 2006); citing National Archives microfilm publication M19, roll 37. (Quality Assessment: 3).

    5. [S693] 1840 U.S. census, Pulaski County, Missouri, no township, p. 201 (stamped), line 27, Joel Melton household; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 4 July 2006); citing National Archives microfilm publication M704, roll 229. (Quality Assessment: 3).

    6. [S1183] 1850 U.S. census, Pulaski County, Missouri, population schedule, District #72, p. 220 (penned), p. 110 (stamped on recto side of page), dwelling 539, family 549, Joel Morgan Melton household; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 2 July 2016); citing National Archives microfilm publication M432, roll 411. (Quality Assessment: 3).

    7. [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. (Quality Assessment: 2).

    8. [S283] William Dority Melton Family, manuscript records; box 1, v2, Genealogical Records, Book 1, 1773-1910, p321, 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. (Quality Assessment: 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. (Quality Assessment: 3).

    10. [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. (Quality Assessment: 2).



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