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 Mary Melissa <I>Floyd</I> Gaston

Mary Melissa Floyd Gaston

Birth
Texasville, Barbour County, Alabama, USA
Death 25 May 1926 (aged 69)
Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tennessee, USA
Burial Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tennessee, USA
Plot Section: M Lot Number: 16
Memorial ID 100045568 · View Source
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Mary Melissa Floyd, daughter of Michael William Floyd (1833-1919) and the former Dicy Melissa Benton (1836-1920), was born on the 3rd of May 1857 in Texasville, Alabama. Melissa, as she was known by her family, was the only sister of three brothers.

At the age of 17, Melissa married Joseph Henry Gaston with whom she had four children: Cornelia, William David, Joseph Stephen and Martin Van Buren. Melissa and Joseph lived in Chattanooga, where Joseph owned a photography studio.



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  • Created by: GMG
  • Added: 2 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100045568
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Mary Melissa Floyd Gaston (3 May 1857–25 May 1926), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100045568, citing Forest Hills Cemetery, Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by GMG (contributor 47391530) .