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Seventh Generation (Continued)

Family of Fannie Ethyl PAYNE (165) & Joel Monroe MELTON

376. Alta Mae MELTON. Born on 9 Feb 1901 in Fannin County, Texas. At the age of 71, Alta Mae died in Lubbock, Texas on 1 Nov 1972. Buried in Nov 1972 in Lorenzo Cemetery, Lorenzo, Texas.

On 27 Jul 1918 when Alta Mae was 17, she married Jesse Buell DAVENPORT, son of Andrew Bruce DAVENPORT & Mary Louisa HARBISON. Born on 23 Sep 1897. At the age of 67, Jesse Buell died on 18 Feb 1965.

They had the following children:
735 i. Lottie Louise (1919-)
736 ii. Jessie Mae (1921-)
737 iii. Dale Melton (1922-)
738 iv. Lila Faye (1924-)
739 v. Bobbie Neil (1927-)
vi. Infant. Born on 26 Oct 1930. Infant died on 26 Oct 1930.

740 vii. Sharon Lynn (1938-)

377. Jeffie Monroe MELTON. Born on 1 Dec 1902 in Fannin County, Texas.

On 1 Jun 1935 when Jeffie Monroe was 32, he married Lola Myrtle WATSON, daughter of John William WATSON & Annie Martha HUFFMAN.

They had the following children:
741 i. Richard Monroe (1936-)
742 ii. Jo Ann (1937-)
743 iii. James Michael (1939-)
744 iv. Fannie Sue (1941-)
745 v. Dixie Leon (1944-)
746 vi. Lola Paulette (1946-)

378. Josie Ethel MELTON. Born on 12 Aug 1904 in Fannin County, Texas. At the age of 75, Josie Ethel died in Long View, Texas on 8 Aug 1980.

On 28 Oct 1923 when Josie Ethel was 19, she married Jesse Ray WATSON, son of John William WATSON & Annie Martha HUFFMAN. Born on 1 Dec 1900.

They had the following children:
i. Infant. Infant died in 1924.

ii. Byron James. Born on 2 May 1927 in Clarendon, Texas. Byron James died in 1927.

747 iii. Bettye Jeanne (1929-)

379. Dailor Annie MELTON. Born on 13 Sep 1906 in Fannin County, Texas.

On 15 Apr 1923 when Dailor Annie was 16, she married Burnie Lee WHEELER. Born on 5 Jun 1904.

They had the following children:
i. Charlene. Born on 26 Nov 1925 in Lakeview, Texas. At the age of 44, Charlene died on 8 May 1970.

On 10 Aug 1946 when Charlene was 20, she married Cecil Vernon CARTER. Born on 29 Dec 1920. At the age of 60, Cecil Vernon died on 26 Apr 1981.

748 ii. Edwin Lee (1927-)
749 iii. Nathan Don (1936-)
750 iv. Marilyn Kay (1943-)

380. Neoma Lee MELTON. Born on 9 Sep 1910.

On 9 Dec 1926 when Neoma Lee was 16, she first married Leonard Newton STEPHENSON. Born on 7 Oct 1897. At the age of 84, Leonard Newton died in 1982. They were divorced in 1942.

They had the following children:
751 i. Donald Newton (1928-)
ii. Billy Joe. Born on 28 Oct 1931 in Van Buren, Arkansas.

On 1 Nov 1960 when Billy Joe was 29, he first married Thelma Lou LITTLE.

On 16 Feb 1973 when Billy Joe was 41, he second married Willa Dean BRAMLETT, daughter of George BRAMLETT & Betrix COLE.

752 iii. Wyanza Nell (1935-)
753 iv. Fred Randell (1937-)

On 27 May 1942 when Neoma Lee was 31, she second married Roger JONES. Born on 4 Sep 1891.

381. Edna Ruth MELTON. Born on 28 Nov 1920.

On 27 Jul 1938 when Edna Ruth was 17, she first married Willie Curtis McELROY. They were divorced in 1945.

They had one child:
754 i. Darla Sue (1942-)

On 2 Sep 1950 when Edna Ruth was 29, she second married Foy Murry DAVIS. Born on 21 Apr 1917.

They had one child:
i. Brenda. Born on 18 Jan 1952.

Brenda first married Lynis Lee GREGG.

On 1 Jun 1973 when Brenda was 21, she second married James Steven PIERCE.


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