Straughan, Melvin Lee 1

Birth Name Straughan, Melvin Lee
Gender male
Age at Death 61 years, 7 months, 5 days

Events

Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth 21 Apr 1919 Missouri, United States of America    
Census 1 Jan 1920 St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America Ellis Straughn Household, 1920 Census 2a

State (or Territory) of: Missouri

Supervisor's Dist. No.: 10

Enumeration Dist. No.: 537

Page No.: 4A

City, Town, Village: St. Louis

Ward of city: 27

Enumeration Date: 3 January 1920

Street Address: 6110a North Market

Name: Straughn, Melvin Lee

Relationship to head: son

Sex: M

Color: W

Age: 8/12

Single, married, widowed or divorced: S

Place of birth: Missouri

Place of birth of father: Missouri

Place of birth of mother: Missouri

Occupation: none

Census 1 Apr 1930 Wellston, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America Elles G. Straughan Household, 1930 Census 3a

State of: Missouri

County of: St. Louis

Division of County: Central township

Unincorporated place: Wellston

Supervisor's Dist. No.: 8

Enumeration Dist. No.: 95-119

Sheet No.: 6B

Enumeration Date: 8 & 9 April 1930

Street Address: 622 Chatham

Name: Straughan, Melvin

Relationship to head: son

Sex: M

Color: W

Age: 10

Marital condition: S

Attended school since Sept. 1, 1929: yes

Able to read and write: yes

Place of birth: Missouri

Place of birth of father: Missouri

Place of birth of mother: Missouri

Able to speak English: yes

Occupation: none

Census 1 Apr 1940 Wellston, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America Hazel Koser Household, 1940 Census 4a

State of: Missouri

County of: St. Louis

Division of County: Normandy township

Unincorporated place: Wellston

Supervisor's Dist. No.: 12

Enumeration Dist. No.: 95-272

Sheet No.: 2B

Enumeration Date: 5 April 1940

Street Address: 6443 Chatham Avenue

Name: Straughan, Melvin

Relationship: son

Sex: M

Color/Race: W

Age at Last Birthday: 20

Marital Status: S

Attended school/college since March 1, 1940: no

Highest grade completed: H-4

Place of birth: Missouri

City (April 1, 1935): same place

On a Farm (Y/N): no

At Work during week March 24-30: yes

Have a Job?: yes

# hours worked during week March 24-30, 1940: 32

Occupation: Chemist

Industry: Cosmetic Company

Class of worker: PW

# weeks worked in 1939: 52

Amount of money, wages, salary in 1939: 832

Income of more than $50 from other sources?: no

Draft Registration 16 Oct 1940 Wellston, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America    
Death 26 Nov 1980 St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America    
Event Note

Melvin Straughan Obituary

Social Security Death Index:

Name:   Melvin Straughan
SSN:  499-01-1660
Last Residence:  63141  Saint Louis, Saint Louis, Missouri, United States of America
Born:  21 Apr 1919
Last Benefit:  63141  Saint Louis, Saint Louis, Missouri, United States of America
Died:  Nov 1980
State (Year) SSN issued:  Missouri (Before 1951 )

Burial 29 Nov 1980 Sunset Hill Cemetery, Glen Carbon, Madison, Illinois, United States of America    

Parents

Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Straughan, George Elles17 Jan 189513 Oct 1977
Mother Patterson, Hazel Irene31 Jul 189813 Oct 1989
         Straughan, Melvin Lee 21 Apr 1919 26 Nov 1980
    Sister     Straughan, Louise Virginia 21 May 1920 20 Nov 1995
    Brother     Straughan, Milton Ellis 1 Mar 1922 2 Jul 1987
    Brother     Straughan, Chester Glendon 15 Nov 1923 3 Mar 1998
 
Father Straughan, George Elles17 Jan 189513 Oct 1977
Stepmother Nelson, Anna L.20 Jun 190122 Aug 1985
 
Stepfather Koser, Joseph Charles2 Nov 1897about Nov 1980
Mother Patterson, Hazel Irene31 Jul 189813 Oct 1989

Families

Family of Straughan, Melvin Lee and Probst, Bernadine K.

Married Wife Probst, Bernadine K. ( * 16 Apr 1921 + 10 Jul 2012 )
   
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage about 1944      
  Children
Name Birth Date Death Date
Straughan, Infant22 Sep 195022 Sep 1950

Family Map

Family Map

Source References

  1. Ruth Crider: Genealogy Data for Crider/McDowell Families
  2. U.S. 1920 Federal Census
      • Date: 1 Jan 1920
      • Page: Missouri, Supervisor's District 10, Enumeration District 537, Ward 27, Sheet 4A, Lines 9-11
      • 1920 Census, St. Louis, Missouri
  3. U.S. 1930 Federal Census
      • Date: 1 Apr 1930
      • Page: Missouri, Enumeration District 95-119, Supervisor's District 8, Sheet 6B, Lines 94-99
      • 1930 Census, Wellston, St. Louis county, Missouri
  4. U.S. 1940 Federal Census
      • Date: 1 Apr 1940
      • Page: Missouri, S.D. 12, E.D. 95-272, Sheet 2B, Lines 45-49
      • 1940 Census, Wellston, St. Louis county, Missouri

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