|Birth: ||Nov. 16, 1879|
|Death: ||Jul. 12, 1946|
Matthew Alexander Medlin was born 11-16-1879 in Gadsden, Crockett Co., Tenn. to James Medlin (originally from North Carolina) and Mary L. Johns Medlin. He married Hattie Sue Branch on 12-15-1904 in Alamo, Crockett Co., Tenn.
He and family moved to Caruthersville, Missouri around 1915. He was a merchant by trade.
He was the father of 8 children - Finis DeWitt Medlin (08-13-1905), Wilmer Branch Medlin (10-29-1907), Cecile Katherine Medlin Christian (11-07-1909), James "Jimmie" V. B. Medlin (03-29-1912), Martha Laverne Medlin (02-11-1914), Woodrow "Jack" Wilson Medlin (07-03-1910), Khuron "Connie" Medlin (02-18-1919 and Mary Sue Medlin Jones (08-10-1921).
Matthew Alexander Medlin, who conducted a coal yard on E. 14th St. in the city and who lived nearby, died very suddenly of a heart attack last Fri. morning about 8:30 while working in the yard. He was born Nov. 16, 1879 at Gadsden, Tenn. and at the time of his death he was 66 yrs., 7 mos. and 26 days old. He had lived in this city for 35 yrs. He was married to Hattie Sue Branch, who survives and 2 dtrs and 5 sons were born to them. They are Mrs. Mary Sue Jones and Mrs. Cecil Christian of this city, Finis Medlin of St. Louis, Wilmer of Morehouse, Jimmy of Deering and Jack and Connie of this city. Also 1 bro. Tom Medlin of this city. Also 1/2 bro. W.H. Medlin of Cottonwood.
Sunday, July 14, Baptist Church - Rev. Elmer Perl. He joined the Methodist Church, Quincy, Tenn.
Democrat Argus - Caruthersville, Mo.
BROTHER: Thomas Joseph Medlin (1878-1960) Lauderdale Memorial Park, Broward Co., Florida
HALF BROTHER: James A. Medlin (1861-1926) Little Prairie Cemetery, Caruthersville, Mo.
NOTE: On the Missouri Death Cert. shows his mother's name as being Elizabeth Williams Medlin
Hattie Sue Branch Medlin (1876 - 1958)
Finis DeWitt Medlin (1905 - 1961)*
Wilmer Branch Medlin (1907 - 1993)*
Cecile Katherine Medlin Christian (1909 - 1998)*
James Van Buren Medlin (1912 - 2004)*
Martha Laverne Medlin (1914 - 1918)*
Woodrow Wilson Medlin (1916 - 1973)*
Khuron Medlin (1919 - 1991)*
Created by: wanda
Record added: Aug 26, 2008
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