Gaither Eugene Melton

3 August 1931–12 December 1996 (Age 65)
Person, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Gaither Eugene

Gaither Eugene Melton was born on 3 August 1931, in Person, North Carolina, United States. He married Bettie Lee Day on 10 March 1950, in Person, North Carolina, United States. He died on 12 December 1996, at the age of 65.

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Gaither Eugene Melton
Bettie Lee Day
Marriage: 10 March 1950

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10 March 1950
Person, North Carolina, United States

World Events (8)


Age 1

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

Age 1

Los Angeles, California, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1949 · NATO is Established

Age 18

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization is an alliance between 29 North American and European countries. The agreement of the alliance is to help defend each other if attacked by an external country. The last country to enter was Montenegro in 2017.

Name Meaning

Northern English: 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 meðal after the Scandinavian settlement of northern and eastern England.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Gaither Eugene Melton, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • G Eugene Melton in entry for Bettie Day Melton, "North Carolina Deaths and Burials, 1898-1994"
  • G Eugene Melton in entry for Bettie Day Melton, "North Carolina Deaths, 1931-1994"

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