William Melton Maples

10 June 1938–2 October 1980 (Age 42)
Eastland, Texas, United States

The Life of William Melton

When William Melton Maples was born on 10 June 1938, in Eastland, Texas, United States, his father, Eugene V. Maples, was 26 and his mother, Frankie Aulene Linebarger, was 24. He lived in Justice Precinct 7, Eastland, Texas, United States in 1940. He died on 2 October 1980, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 42.

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Eugene V. Maples
Frankie Aulene Linebarger
William Melton Maples
Winnie Marie Maples

Parents and Siblings


    Frankie Aulene Linebarger




World Events (8)


Age 3

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.
1949 · 1950s Texas Drought

Age 11

One of most intense, costly, and devastating droughts ever recorded in the state of Texas. The entire state was in a state of drought by the summer of 1951. Less than 30-50% of the normal rainfall was received during this period. The state was plagued with dust storms similar to those from the infamous Dust Bowl. The drought ended in a destructive manner throughout 1957; storms, hail, tornadoes, and deadly floods.

Age 12

United States military forces play a leading role against North Korean and Chinese troops in Korean War.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Maple .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • William M Maples in household of Eugene V Maples, "United States Census, 1940"
  • William Melton Maples, "Texas, County Marriage Records, 1837-1965"
  • BUB, "Find A Grave Index"

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