MELTON, Thomas R.: Born in Morgan County in 1875, son of J. H. and Martha Baldwin Melton, both natives of Moniteau County. J. H. and Martha were the parents of sixteen children: Ellen R, wife of J. R. Allen; William, deceased; James E.; George A; Rosa, deceased; Thomas R.; Henry M.; Ira E.; W. Roy; Ernest M.; Grace, married J. A. Cordry; A. C.,; Goldie L., married R. L. Harris; Alta Pearl, married Jesse S. Hudson; Sidney K.; a son, died in infancy. Thomas married on October 5, 1898 to Miss Nora Lee Warren, daughter of Hedgman Warren and is one of the following children born to her parents: Elizabeth, married Luther Proctor; Nora Lee; Birdie H., married W. H. Finley. To Thomas and Nora were born the following children: Warren M and Birdie Elizabeth.

Source: McGruder, Mark A. History of Pettis County, Missouri (Topeka: Historical Publishing Company, 1919)
Submitter: Robin Helman