Melva Elizabeth Wells1,2

F, #616, b. February 1870, d. 1938
Last Edited=31 Jan 2014
     Melva Elizabeth Wells, was born in February 1870 at Paulding, Jasper County, Mississippi.2 She was also known as Mellie.2

Melva Elizabeth Wells married Rufus Allen Welborn, son of Pendleton Clay Welborn and Sara Jane Allen, circa 1888.1,31

Melva Elizabeth Wells appeared on the United States census of 1900 in the household of Rufus Allen Welborn at Jasper County, Mississippi.4

In the Paulding newspaper Thursday, July 30, 1908:

     Mrs. R. A. Welborn is improving from her typhoid fever attack.5

Melva Elizabeth Wells appeared on the United States census of 1910 in the household of Rufus Allen Welborn at Jasper County, Mississippi.6

Melva Elizabeth Wells appeared on the United States census of 20 January 1920 in the household of Rufus Allen Welborn at Jasper County, Mississippi.7

Melva Elizabeth Wells appeared on the United States census of 1930 in the household of Rufus Allen Welborn at Jasper County, Mississippi.8

Melva Elizabeth Wells died in 1938 at Stringer, Jasper County, Mississippi.2 and was buried at Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery, Stringer, Jasper County, Mississippi.2,9

Child of Melva Elizabeth Wells and Rufus Allen Welborn

Citations

  1. [S28] Patricia and Edwards, Patricia N. Strickland, compiler, Who Married Whom in Jasper Co., Mississippi (P.O. Box 5147, Moss Point, MS 39563: Self published, 1994). Hereinafter cited as Who Married Whom in Jasper Co.
  2. [S43] W. Monroe and Lanora Houston, Descendents of Aaron Welborn c 1798 - Sep 18 1858 and Lucy Stevenson Welborn c 1797 - c 1879 (11 Welborn Drive, Laurel, MS 39440 601-428-0087, e-mail address: Self Published, 1992). Hereinafter cited as Descendents of Aaron Welborn.
  3. [S1] 1900 United States Census, population schedule; digital image by subscription, The Generations Network (http://www.ancestry.com); from the National Archives microfilm. A printed copy is in the personal records of this researcher.
  4. [S1] 1900 United States Census, population schedule, Jasper County, Mississippi, p. 264, family 132. Rufus was a farmer.; digital image by subscription, The Generations Network (http://www.ancestry.com); from the National Archives microfilm. A printed copy is in the personal records of this researcher.
  5. [S115] Jean and Edwards, Patricia N. Strickland, compiler, Jasper County, Mississippi, Paulding Newspaper Items (Moss Point, Mississippi: Ben Strickland, 1997). Hereinafter cited as Jasper County Newspaper Items.
  6. [S2] 1910 United States Census, population schedule, Jasper County, Mississippi, p. 225, family 3. Rufus was a salesman in a retail store.; digital image by subscription, The Generations Network (http://www.ancestry.com); from the National Archives microfilm. A printed copy is in the personal records of this researcher.
  7. [S3] 1920 United States Census, population schedule, Southwest Beat, Jaspr County, Mississippi, Supervisor's District 5, Enumeration District 19, family 257.; digital image by subscription, The Generations Network (http://www.ancestry.com); from the National Archives microfilm. A printed copy is in the personal records of this researcher.
  8. [S120] 1930 United States Census, population schedule, Beat 4 Southwest, Jasper County, Mississippi, Enumeration District 31-10, Supervisor's District 9, stamped page number 243, family 497.; digital image by subscription, The Generations Network (http://www.ancestry.com); from the National Archives microfilm. A printed copy is in the personal records of this researcher.
  9. [S451] Headstone and Cemetery Collection, Created by: Marshall Parker, Record added: Oct 29, 2011, Find A Grave Memorial# 79517797., Findagrave.com.