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George Melvin Jr. PELTON

Male 1901 - 1990  (89 years)


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  • Name George Melvin Jr. PELTON 
    Born 10 Mar 1901  MO Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened CO Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Reference Number 25856 
    _UID FD875FF68FD9406B8E0789467AD9CB0573F6 
    Died 14 May 1990  Castle Rock, Douglas, CO Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 19 May 1990  Cedar Hill, Douglas, CO Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I16110  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 3 Apr 2017 

    Father George Melvin PELTON,   b. Abt 1880, PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jun 1924  (Age ~ 44 years) 
    Mother Eliza MATHEWS,   b. Abt 1880,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 1902  Bear Lake, Warren, PA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Reference Number:191788
    Family ID F5553  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Stella CAMPBELL,   b. Abt 1905,   d. Apr 1990, CO Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 85 years) 
    Married 24 Sep 1946  Gallup, Mckinley, NM Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Reference Number:192995
    Last Modified 3 Apr 2017 
    Family ID F5605  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 10 Mar 1901 - MO Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - - CO Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 24 Sep 1946 - Gallup, Mckinley, NM Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 14 May 1990 - Castle Rock, Douglas, CO Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 19 May 1990 - Cedar Hill, Douglas, CO Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
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      At age 19 he was blinded in a Colorado mine explosion. His shoulder and a rm were also damaged and he convinced the doctor not to amputate. He th en taught himself to be a car mechanic and clock repairman. He had an o ld Model T Ford he took apart and put together by feel. His auto repair s hop was a small tin shed without lights. He had a rope with a series of k nots in it to help him find whatever part he needed. As cars became more c omplicated he took to repairing clocks in the mid 1960's.