Unknownabout 1904–before 1910

Brief Life History of Melton

Melton was born about 1904, in Shelby, Iowa, United States. He or she died before 1910, in his or her hometown.

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Melton - Government record: Census record: birth-name: Melton

World Events (3)

about 1904

Age NaN

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

1906 · Licencing Butchers

Age 2

A law that makes it a crime to misbrand meat being sold as food, and ensures that the meat is slaughtered and processed under sanitary conditions.

Name Meaning

English (northern): habitational name from any of various places, for example in Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Norfolk, and Yorkshire, all of which have the same origin as Middleton , with Old English middel replaced by its Old Norse equivalent methal after the Scandinavian settlement of northern and eastern England.

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

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