Mary Melinda Wyant

13 August 1902–28 August 1995 (Age 93)
Coles, Illinois, United States

The Life of Mary Melinda

When Mary Melinda Wyant was born on 13 August 1902, in Coles, Illinois, United States, her father, James Stephen Wyant, was 28 and her mother, Maudie Belle Simms, was 21. She married Lawrence Winford Neeley on 21 October 1923, in Titus, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Titus, Texas, United States in 1935 and Justice Precinct 3, Titus, Texas, United States in 1940. She died on 28 August 1995, in Mount Pleasant, Titus, Texas, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in Liberty Hill Cemetery, Argo, Titus, Texas, United States.

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Lawrence Winford Neeley
Mary Melinda Wyant
Marriage: 21 October 1923
Climmie Elias Neeley

Spouse and Children

    Lawrence Winford Neeley



21 October 1923
Titus, Texas, United States




    Climmie Elias Neeley


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World Events (8)

1905 · Construction of the Praetorian Building

Age 3

Texas completed the construction of the Praetorian Building (Stone Plane Tower) in 1909. It was the first skyscraper in Texas and the Southwestern United States. The building had 15 stories and was 190 ft tall.
1910 · Boy Scouts of America

Age 8

When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.
1927 · Buckingham Fountain constructed

Age 25

Named after Clarence Buckingham, the Buckingham Fountain is one of the largest fountains in the world. The fountain was inspired by the Latona Fountain at the Palace of Versailles.

Name Meaning

1 English: from the personal name Wyun, a pet form of Old German Wido, Old French Guy.2 Americanized spelling of German Weiand, itself a variant of Wiegand .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary Neeley in household of Lorence Neeley, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Marry M Tutt in household of William O Tutt, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Mary Wyant in household of James Wyant, "United States Census, 1910"

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