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Myrtle Nelson
 Born
30 August 1903 - St. Edwards, Boone County, Nebraska, United States of America - [ s898 s1090 ]
 Died
13 August 1975 - Las Vegas, Clark County, Nevada, United States of America - [ s898 s1090 ]
 Buried
18 August 1975 - Fairview Cemetery, Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado, United States of America - [  s1090 s1324 ]
 Spouse
Born 10 June 1894 - Died 19 April 1974
 Married
30 November 1938 - Colorado Springs, Elberg County, Colorado, United States of America - [ s3005 ]
Ancestral View
GENERAL NOTES
Grant & Myrtle Sinton 1973Grant & Myrtle Sinton 1973
Photograph courtesy of Joy H. Jones Colorado Springs

She was the widow Fullman when she married Grant.
[JHJ]

United States Social Security Death Index
Given Name: Myrtle
Surname: Sinton
Birth Date: 30 August 1903
Social Security Number: 522-09-1647
State: Colorado
Last Place of Residence: Clark, Nevada
Previous Residence Postal Code: 89101
Event Date: August 1975
Age: 72
[RFSS Nov 2006]

Photograph of Melvin Grant Sinton HeadstoneHeadstone of Myrtle G. Sinton (née Nelson) 1903 - 1975
Fairview Cemetery, Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado

The headstone photograph comes from the Find A Grave website courtesy of MariahLB
The location is Fairview Cemetery, Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado, United States of America
Link to the Find A Grave site for Myrtle G. Sinton
To view a map of the Fairview Cemetery and the location of the grave, click on MAP
[RFSS Apr 2009]

Obituary in the Colorado Springs Gazette Telegraph published on Friday 15 August 1975 reads

Mrs. Myrtle Sinton
Services on Monday

Services for Mrs. Myrtle Sinton will be held 11 a.m. Monday, in the Swan Mortuary.

Rev. Jack G. Davis of Bethany Baptist Church will officiate.

Mrs. Sinton, widow of the late M. Grant Sinton, died Wednesday in Las Vegas, Nev., where she had resided the past year with her granddaughter, Mrs. Stephanie Newsham.

She was born Aug. 30, 1903 in St Edwards, Neb., and moved to Colorado Springs with her parents as a small child and resided here until a year ago. She was married to M. Grant Sinton Nov. 30, 1938. He preceded her in death April 19, 1974.

She belonged to Bethany Baptist Church in Colorado Springs.

She is survived by one son, Earl Fullman of Las Alamos, New Mex., two step-sons, Melvin Sinton of Colorado Springs, and Grant Sinton of San Antonio, Tex., a sister, Mrs. Helen Drake; a brother, Arthur Nelson of Colorado Springs, 16 grandchildren and 20 great-children and many nieces and nephews.


The transcript comes courtesy of the Pikes Peak Library District's Special Collections
[RFSS Dec 2009]
MARRIAGE NOTES
Colorado, Statewide Marriage Index, 1900-1939
Name: Melvin G. Sinton
Event Date: 30 Nov 1938
Event Place: Colorado Springs, Elbert, Colorado, United States
Spouse's Name: Myrtle Fullman
Page: 1338
GS Film number: 001690134
Digital Folder Number: 005204202
Image Number: 03232
[RFSS Aug 2013]

Marriage of Melvin Grant Sinton and Myrtle Fullman on 27 November 1938Marriage of Melvin Grant Sinton and Myrtle Fullman on 27 November 1938

[RFSS Aug 2013]
SOURCES
[ s898 ] Social Security Death Index - United States of America - SS#: 522-09-1647
[ s1090 ] Cemetery Marker - Headstone - Fairview Cemetery, Colorado Springs, El Paso, Colorado, United States of America - HS1975-08-08-MS
[ s1324 ] Cemetery Record - Fairview Cemetery, Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado, United States of America burial of Myrtle Sinton on 18 August 1975 in Block 4ADD1 000014 000000 0000SE - CR1975-10-08-MS
[ s3005 ] Marriage Registration - Colorado, Statewide Marriage Index, 1900-1939 - Marriage of Melvin Grant Sinton and Myrtle Fullman on 30 November 1938 in Colorado Springs, Elberg County, Colorado, United States of America - Page: 1338, GS Film number: 001690134, Digital Folder Number: 005204202, Image Number: 03232 - MR1938-30-11-MGS-MF
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