I found this in here. Its about my Father’s Grandma and Mother.
Minnie Melinda Adeline Graham was born on 10 June, probably in 1882, in Bear Creek Township, Searcy County, Arkansas to parents Jesse Graham and Sarah Scott.
The 1900 census is the earliest surviving census to record Minnie, the 1890 census having been destroyed by fire in 1921. In 1900, Minnie was living with her widowed mother Sarah F. Graham on the Graham family farm in the Watts community of Red River Township, Searcy County, Arkansas. Minnie was 17 that year, her mother 55. Minnie could read, but not write. Sarah could do neither.
Ezekial Henry “Sug” Melton, a 55 year old recent widower living in Marshall, paid $100 to Searcy County clerk J. W. Smith to obtain a bond for marriage license on Thursday, 11 August, 1904. J. C. Morris signed as surety on the bond. Ezekial’s bride-to-be was Miss Minnie Graham of Watts, who was 33 years…
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