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Rose Ellen "Nelle" Mefford Lea
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Birth: Feb. 20, 1880
Joplin
Jasper County
Missouri, USA
Death: Dec. 24, 1944
Joplin
Jasper County
Missouri, USA

She lived her whole life in Joplin, Missouri. She first married Osa Woodward and had a son, Osa Jr. After the death of her first husband she married Fred Wells and had a son and daughter. After his death she was running a boarding house where future third husband Asa Lea was living.They were married sometime between 1920-1924 and had one son, John. She died from lung cancer. 
 
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 Parents:
  David Mefford
  Amelia Anne Mefford (1858 - 1935)
 
 Spouse:
  Asa Lea (1865 - 1948)*
 
 Children:
  John T. Lea (1923 - 1994)*
 
 Siblings:
  Nancy Katherine Mefford Simpson (1860 - 1946)**
  Rose Ellen Mefford Lea (1880 - 1944)
  Thomas Mefford (1888 - 1896)**
  James Grover Mefford (1893 - 1941)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Mount Hope Cemetery
Webb City
Jasper County
Missouri, USA
Plot: Section 3
 
Maintained by: Michelle Shreve
Originally Created by: Kelly
Record added: Aug 09, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 56849134
Rose Ellen Nelle <i>Mefford</i> Lea
Added by: Kelly
 
Rose Ellen Nelle <i>Mefford</i> Lea
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