Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Willie E. Meglone of Ohio 1 May 1868- ?

I have just come across another possible Meglone line after trying out the beta search at FamilySearch.org. I came across a listing for a Willie E. Meglone who was born in Townsend, Huron, Ohio on 1 May 1868. This is the first time I have come across this line and was very intrigued when I saw the name of Willie's father - Lewis Meglone!

Could this be a separate Lewis from all of the Lewis/Louis' we already have documented, or could this possibly be one of ours? How common was this name during that time period (especially for possibly unrelated Meglone lines)? I will have to do some more digging because this really has me wondering if this Lewis might be the father of Sam and Louis of Lexington and Paris, KY. Their father supposedly died in Kansas City just prior to the Civil War, and it is thought that maybe he either died in an accident or of illness while working for the railroad. I don't think there is any definitive proof of his death or where he may have been buried. His wife was Lucretia Taylor of Lexington. Wouldn't his body have been sent home by the company he worked for if he died away from home while working for them?

The Lewis who was the father of Willie E. was apparently married to Annie M. Huntley. Now I need to do some more digging on these folks and see if they stayed in Ohio or if they may have had ties to Kentucky.

Please feel free to post a reply if you have any info on this family line.

Thursday, January 21, 2010

Kate and Edward Meglone 1871/1878-?

Siblings Kate and Edward Meglone appear on the 1910 census of Lexington, KY, in the household of their brother-in-law and sister Newton and Sarah Curtis. Kate would have been the oldest sibling at age 39, Sarah next at age 37, and the Edward at age 32. Kate and Edward were not married. All are listed as being born in Kentucky, and Edward's occupation is listed as farmer.

Please see the post on Jack Meglone for more information on the family of Kate and Edward Meglone.

An interesting article appeared in the Lexington Herald on 15 November 1908, when Edward would have been about 30 years old. He was apparently part of a group of men who took a large number of thoroughbred horses to Buenos Aires to be sold, and narrowly escaped a shipwreck in the process. Here is the transcribed text of the article:

"Fayette Men Tell Strange Tale of Being Shipwrecked
Young Men Return From Trip to Buenos Ayres With Elmendorf Horses After Exciting Adventures In Far-Off Southern Seas.
Messrs. George Bell, Allen Downing, Harry Talbott, J.D. Runyon, Joe Van Dornick and Ed. Meglone, six Lexington young men, arrived home last night from Buenos Ayres, after and exciting trip, including shipwreck near the small island of San Sabastiao, on the night of October 16.
George Bell, one of the party who left her in August with a consignment of sixty-five horses from Elmendorf Farm, told a thrilling narrative of their wreck and escape. In an interview last night he said:
Tells of Adventures.
'We left here August 15th with a consignment of horses for the auction sales at Buenos Ayres, going to New York to embark. We were twenty-six days out from New York to Buenos Ayres.
'The trip down was practically without incident, and we landed with our horses and waited for the first of the three sales scheduled. Among the horses were the stallions imp. Dieudonne, imp. Chapelle, imp. Arkle, Geraldstine and Mikado. We saw three of these sold and embarked for our return journey on the Velasquez.
Storm In Dark Night.
'It was a dark night with heavy rain squalls now and then. One could not make out an object more than two feet away. It was so dark that the steward and the captain could not see each other over the tray as the former handed the latter his tea at 9:30 o'clock.
'The ship about that time gave a jump and there was a grinding noise at the same time. She struck again and stopped. Over the starboard rail a large reef could be distinguished by means of the lights aboard ship. The passengers were many of them in a funk and were for doing this, that and the other thing, some praying, others shouting while pleadings and imprecations alike rent the air.
'The officers and crew behaved splendidly except the Spanish stokers who had they not been restrained would have jumped at once into the life boats. The captain brought them back quickly.
'Two boats were gotten out and all of the passengers, women and children first, were gotten into a boat and cleared of the ship's side. There were five other boats manned after this and all escaped, although not until many narrow escapes were had on the ship and with the boats owing to the necessity of opening the exhaust steam pipes to keep the ship from blowing up, during which time the water ran into the old of the vessel; the dynamo went out leaving the ship in total darkness. Within half an hour there was twenty-five feet of water in the engine room, the whole bottom seeming to have been torn out of the vessel.
Sea Dyed By Cargo.
'At daylight the whole face of the waters seemed to be covered with ink, owing to the cargo of dyestuffs having stained the surface of the sea.
'When we first left the ship, the chief officer sailed away with us to find a beach about two miles away, followed by the other four boats. We were landed on a rocky place inhabited by natives, who swarmed around us like flies at a molasses barrel, waiting until they could help themselves to what was left of the ship. The next trip of the boats was to go back after the mails and as much baggage as could be safely procured.
Send Native Messenger.
'A native was sent off to the nearest cable station with a message to the city of Santos. There we were kept for [two nights] and a day while the messenger was gone and until the steamer Milton could come out from Santos and take us aboard.
'We arrived in Santos the following morning after leaving San Sabastiao, and finding the Steamer Titian ready to sail for New York, our party embarked on her- and here we are.
'We had a good time and are no worse for our one rough experience, but we do not feel like tackling another shipwreck.'"

Saturday, January 9, 2010

Robert C. Meglone 1904-1953

Robert Meglone was the son of Susie Cromwell Meglone and Lewis Meglone of Paris, Bourbon County. He may have been born just prior to or shortly after the death of his father Lewis in 1904. Robert might be the Meglone boy pictured in the Paris High School football team photo which appears in the book "Paris and Bourbon County."

The Lexington Herald, 28 July 1921:
"The Bourbon county boys returned from their two weeks' stay at Camp Daniel Boone this morning. Robert Meglone and Leslie O'Neill won honor for the Bourbon county group capturing the gold triangle, the highest award made at the camp. O'Neill and Meglone were the only boys to win the award during the third period."

The Lexington Herald, 5 March 1922:
"Among those from Paris who attended the State Basketball Tournament at Lexington were: Misses Mamie Lee Baldwin, Rubie Hall, Catherine Wallingford, Rose Trinna Duncan, Louise Collier, Eleanor Payne, Emily Fithian, Vivian Wallingford, and Nell Robins, coach: also Messrs. Clark, Wright, Meglone, Larkin, Rose, Tucker, Dalzel, McCarty, W.M. Sheffield and Prof. F. A. Scott."

Robert also appeared in at least one stage production:
'And Billy Disappeared' to Be Presented Tonight With New Cast
[Special to The Herald]
PARIS, Ky, May 11-- "And Billy Disappeared" a mystery play, was presented at the Paris High school auditorium last night before a large and appreciative audience. The plot centered around a mysterious young girl and an aviator, who have just returned from service in France. These parts were played by Elizabeth Rule and Rene Clark.
Miss Match, Elizabeth Lilleston, an old maid turned out to be a crook, Mrs. Gray, Marie Colliver, comes to the mountains in hope of finding her long lost husband. Among the guests of the inn are Mr. Bordin, Bob Meglone, district attorney and his two sisters, Nancy Borden, a popular debutante and Aggie (Annie Ewalt) a spoiled child. Gene Greener, Billy Wornell, a traveling salesman with a girl in every town.
One of the most interesting characters is Kitty, Mary T. Burns, the old black mammy, Bob Dusenberry, Reid Bishop, is a native of the mountain village. Milton Adair plays the part of a hermit, who turns out to be a detective.
Friday May 12, an entirely different cast will present this same play. There is great competition between the two casts. The best will be chosen from each to present the play in neighboring towns."

This is likely the same Robert Meglone who served as a Captain in the Army. He entered service 16 July 1942 and was discharged 16 July 1946. "Assigned to Recruiting Service in Cleveland, Ohio, Camp Atterbury, Ind., and Cincinnati, Ohio. Awarded Victory Ribbon and American Theater Ribbon."

More research needs to be done to locate any existing military records.

Robert Meglone was buried at Lexington Cemetery on 7 Feb 1953, Disposition number 35289, Section A, Lot 19, funeral director Hinton-Turner.

It is not known if Robert was ever married or had any children.

Lexington Cemetery, Section A

James Creed Meglone 28 March 1891-20 April 1937

Oldest son of Samuel M. Meglone and Frank George McCoy.

In the Bourbon News (Paris, KY), 24 Dec 1901:
"Master Creed Meglone, who has been attending Miss [Maria?] Tipton's school, in this city, left for his home in Lexington, Saturday, to spend Christmas with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Sam Meglone."

In The Central Record (Lancaster, KY), 8 July 1904:
Master Crud Meglone has returned to his home in Lexington after a visit to Mrs. James Leavell and daughters."
**Who is this Mrs. James Leavell?

Appointed to West Point in 1909, but may never have attended the school.

From the Lexington Herald, 17 Feb 1909:
"Mr. Meglone is the son of Mrs. S. M. Meglone, 514 West Third street, who was formerly a clothing merchant of this city. He is sixteen years of age. He received his education at Millersburg Military Institute and the Lexington High School. He was quite an able pupil at these two schools, having won a declamatory contest in this city in 1904 among representatives of all the city schools. He is now connected with the furnishing goods establishment of Mr. J.D. Purcells's store."

Was it typical practice at this time to appoint a 16 year old to West Point? Had James Creed Meglone already completed high school at the time of his appointment, or was he still attending school? Did he pass the required examinations and actually attend West Point?

In the Lexington Herald, 12 July 1909:
Interesting Game On the Asylum Diamond Sunday Morning
The salesmen of Purcells' Racket store again demonstrated their ability as ball players Sunday morning by defeating on the asylum diamond the team composed of the salesmen of Kaufman Straus' dry goods store by the store of 12 to 4. The features of the game were the superb catching of Glaze and the excellent slab work of Irvin, who struck out sixteen men.
Following is the line-up of the two teams:
Purcell's-- Meglone 1b, Leming 3b, Stout 2b, Glaze c, Dawson lf, Bacon ss, Milton cf, Bendure rf, Irvin p.
Kaufman's-- Milwell 1b, Sladd lf, Brock p. Morton ss, T. Gree 3b, Beckers 2b, Johnson rf, Smith cf, Honaker c."
[Any chance the Milton who played center field for Purcell's was related to the Hugh Meglone Milton family?]

In the 1910 census of Lexington, James Creed Meglone was 18 years old and living with his mother, brother, and sister at their home and boardinghouse on West Third street. James Creed was a salesman at a "dry goods store" which was most likely the J.D. Purcell Company.

James Creed Meglone served as an umpire during at least one local baseball game in October of 1910.

The Lexington Herald, 10 Nov 1911:
Creed Meglone Trundles the Merchant Through Streets to Pay Election Bet
Hundreds of interested spectators watched Creed McGlone pay his election bet to "Daddy" Boggs. A wheelbarrow ride was the stake. Boggs picked Cassidy as a winner in the Mayor's race, while McGlone thought Duncan was the sure thing.
The two men met in front of the Phoenix Hotel, McGlone trundling a wheelbarrow, "Daddy," adorned by a big cigar, at Billy Klaire's favorite angle of 45 degrees, took his seat in the barrow. On his back he bore the legend, "I bet on Cassidy." Incidentally he was advertising the J.D. Purcell Company, of whose men's department he is the popular head.
McGlone, bearing on his back, "I bet on Duncan," took hold of the handles and the journey began. The procession moved down Main street, around the courthouse and back to the hotel. It was accompanied on the long journey by admiring scores and greeted on all sides by loud applause, especially by loyal Democrats. "Daddy" became so puffed up that he nearly fell out of the vehicle. McGlone says that in his future betting he proposes to leave "dead ones" alone.
It is rumored that the grand jury may consider the case."

By 1913, James Creed Meglone was still in Lexington. The Lexington Herald, 25 March 1913:
J.C. Meglone, for the past five years an employe [sic] of the J.D. Purcell Company, has resigned his position with that firm to accept a position with the firm of Greebel & Hirsch. He will have charge of the gents' furnishings and hat department and his many friends in this city wish him a great success in his new position."

On 16 Dec 1916, James Creed Meglone married Eva Aldean Long. They had two children, Frances Jane (14 Feb 1918-14 April 1986, married 15 Sep- to Martin William Terzin) and James Creed II (21 Jan 1920- 26 March 1992).

James Creed Meglone, Jr., may have descendants in the Los Angeles area. He was buried in Inglewood, CA, Plot 26 3052, buried 31 March 1992.

Frank George McCoy Meglone (Mrs. Samuel M. Meglone) 1866?-1943

Frank George McCoy was the wife of Samuel M. Meglone, the clothier of Lexington. Her children were James Creed Meglone, Mary Lucretia Meglone, and Coleman Meglone. There may have been another child, S.M., who died in infancy and is buried at the Lexington Cemetery.

1900 census of Lexington lists this family as "McGlone." S.M., F. George, J.C., Coleman, and Lucretia, living on Blackburn Ave. F. George is listed as having had 4 children and 3 are surviving. According to this census, F. George "Georgia" would have been born about 1866.

The Lexington Herald, on 7 May 1906, reported that Mrs. S.M. Meglone paid $33.82 in taxes for 1905 (paid in April of 1906).

In 1910, according to the Census of Lexington, "Georgia" Meglone was running a boarding house on West Third Street and her children were still living at home. There were eight boarders in the household, so the home must have been fairly large (this may have been at 517 West Third). In 1908, a Mr. and Mrs. Ben T. Head were living in the home, and later moved to Birmingham, AL.

After the death of her husband, Samuel Meglone, "Georgia" Meglone may have been left with some debts to creditors, but this has not been proven. There is one court case involving Frank George McCoy Meglone which needs further investigation- apparently she and her son Creed Meglone were called as witnesses in a gambling case.

The Lexington Herald, 18 October 1910:
One Posts Books While the Other Is a Bartender At Strader's Place

The grand jury was in session throughout the entire day yesterday, but no indictments were returned.
Among the persons who appeared before the grand jury in response to a summons were Mrs. Georgia Meglone and her son, Creed Meglone, and George B. Strader.
Judge Parker yesterday excused R.T. Wallace and J.W. Lancaster from further service on the grand jury. Sheriff Daniel W. Scott was ordered to summon two other persons to fill the vacancies.
Mr. Lancaster said that he posted books for George B. Strader and Mr. Wallace said his son, Billy, was a bartender at Strader's saloon. The grand jury will spend some time in investigating the gambling question. A number of persons will be summoned to appear before the grand jury to tell what they know about the matter."

In the Lexington Herald, 11 March 1921:
"Parties for Mrs. Meglone
Mrs. Georgie Meglone has arrived from Chicago for a few days visit to her daughter, Mrs. O.H. Kemp [Henry Overton Kemp], at her home on Maxwell street. While in Chicago Mrs. Meglone attended a dinner given by Mr. and Mrs. R.C. Butner, of Glenwood avenue, formerly of Lexington, in honor of Mr. and Mrs. W.E. Long, of Georgetown.
On Tuesday evening Mr. and Mrs. Long entertained at the Edge Water Beach Hotel the following guests: Mr. and Mrs. R.C. Butner, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Libke, Mr. George Mather, Mrs. Georgie Meglone and Mr. and Mrs. G.C. Callerman."

Frank George "Georgia" McCoy Meglone is buried at Lexington Cemetery, disposition number 31450, Section A, Lot 47, Part S 1/2. She was apparently living in Springfield, IL at the time of her death. At the Lexington Cemetery website, "Georgia's" age at death is listed as 71 years old, which I believe to be incorrect. This would place her birth at about 1872 and her age at marriage about 11. Census records reflect this error in the recording of her age at Lexington Cemetery.

Lexington Cemetery, Section A

Sarah Meglone of Paris KY

Sarah Meglone was the daughter of Lewis Meglone and Susie Cromwell of Paris.

She appeared on the honor roll for grammar school in 1906 (fifth grade), 1908 for sixth, and in 1909 and 1910 for seventh and eighth grade, right alongside her brother Lewis.

Sarah was apparently a librarian in Paris, KY, according to this report in the Lexington Herald of 10 August 1916:
PARIS, Ky., Aug. 9-- The Paris public library will close after the regular hours Saturday and remain closed for two weeks while the librarians, Miss Imogene Redmon and assistant librarian Miss Sarah Meglone, are on their vacation. All books that have a return date of August 12 or before will have to be in on that date or the persons having them out will be charged for every day during the vacation."

Her obituary appeared in the Lexington Herald-Leader, 22 Nov 1990:
"PARIS-- Sarah Meglone, 94, of 121 Woodmont Drive, a retired Kentucky Utilities Co. employee, died Tuesday at Harrison Memorial Hospital, Cynthiana. Services 10 a.m. Saturday at Hinton-Turner Funeral Home. Visitation 4 to 8 p.m. Friday."

Lexington Cemetery, Section A

Lewis T. (Taylor) Meglone, Jr. 1897-1958

This younger Lewis was the son of Lewis and Susie Cromwell Meglone of Paris KY.

In 1909, seventh grade, appears on the honor role multiple times along with his sister Sarah, which is reported in The Bourbon News. Also appears on the honor role in eighth grade.

On June 8 of 1910, Lewis Meglone participated in his grammar school's commencement in Paris along with his sister Sarah, giving a presentation of the Constitution to the states. Sarah represented Maryland in the performance.

In September of 1910, Lewis was a beneficiary of the Garth Fund for $35. Apparently applicants had to pass an exam, and the amounts had to be approved by the Bourbon Fiscal Court. I would assume these amounts would have been used for educational purposes.

On 1 March 1911, Lewis was on the honor role his freshman year, as announced in the Lexington Herald. He played football for Paris High School and a photograph of him with his team is featured in the Images of America book "Paris and Bourbon County."

The Lexington Herald, 5 October 1912:
PARIS, KY, Oct 4-- The football game friday afternoon between the Paris and Cynthiana high school teams, resulted in victory for the former, the score being 27 to 19. The Paris team has been in training for the past three weeks under the coach of Prof. J.S. Johnson, and were well prepared for the game. The line-up for Paris was:
Arnsparger, center, Mitchell, right guard, Lynch, left guard; Kerns, right tackle; Davis, left tackle, Meglone, right end, Friedman, left end; Lair, quarterback, Link, fullback, Adair, Left half; Thompson, right half."

Lewis acted as pallbearer at the funeral of his aunt, Mary Frazier, of South Dakota, in August of 1914.

In the Lexington Herald, 25 Jan 1917:
"Lewis Meglone, who has been acting as a substitute mail carrier, has been appointed mail carrier to succeed Mr. James Templin, who recently resigned to become associated with the Templin Lumber Co."

He is likely the same Lewis Meglone who served in the Army Air Force (?) as a Pfc., Radio Operator. "Entered 9 Nov 1942; Discharged 9 April 1943. Attached to AAF 93rd Tech Squadron."

More research needs to be done to locate military service records.

He was buried at the Lexington Cemetery on 13 March 1958, Disposition number 37944, Section A, Lot 19, funeral director Hinton-Turner. Lewis was apparently living in Pittsburgh, PA at the time of his death. It is not known if Lewis was ever married or had any children.

Lexington Cemetery index cards contained this obituary from an unknown newspaper:

"Lewis T. Meglone
PARIS, March 11--Lewis T. Meglone, a native of Lexington and former resident of Paris, died at his home in Pittsburgh, Pa. at 1a.m. Monday following a six weeks illness.
He was employed as a draftsman for the Bethlehem Steel Company in Pittsburgh. He was a veteran of World War II.
Survivors include three sisters, Misses Sarah and Ann Meglone, both of Paris and Miss Catherine Meglone, New York City.
Funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m. (CDT) Thursday at the Hinton-Turner Funeral Home by the Rev. Rhodes Thompson. Burial will be in the Lexington Cemetery.
The body will arrive in Paris at noon Wednesday and will be removed to the funeral home where it will remain for services."

Lexington Cemetery, Section A

Susan Cromwell Meglone 1873-1941

Susan Cromwell Meglone was the wife of Lewis Meglone of Paris KY. She has five children with Lewis and was left a widow with five young children when he died of pneumonia in 1904.

Her children were Robert, Lewis, Sarah, Ann, and Catherine.

In The Bourbon News, 26 Nov 1907:
"Mrs. Susie Meglone was taken to the Good Samaritan Hospital, Lexington, last evening at seven o'clock to be operated on for apendicitis."

Susie was buried at the Lexington Cemetery on 10 Feb 1941, Disposition number 30532, Section A, Lot 19, funeral director Hinton-Turner.

From the index card attached to the Meglone/Cromwell plot information at the Lexington Cemetery office:

LOT No: 18 & 19  SECTION A  PART A11
OWNER: E.R. Smith, G.W. Smith, Z.M. Sherley, John W. Cromwell

HEIRS:                ADDRESS:        RELATIONSHIP:
Robert Cromwell  deceased  R.R. #2 Lexington, Ky.
Eva Cromwell                       R.R. #2 Lexington, Ky.
Mrs Nellie C. Dodds  deceased  Box 644  San Diego, Cal.
Mrs. Susie Meglone - deceased 2/10/41  Pleasant St., Paris, Ky.
Mrs. Guy Harrington,           872 Don Cubero St. Santa Fe. New Mexico.

On the reverse of the card there are four obituaries from unknown newspapers:
"Mrs. Susan Meglone
PARIS, Ky., Feb.7  (Special)-- Mrs. Susan Meglone, 69, widow of Lewis T. Meglone, died at 11:30 a.m. today at the Massie Memorial hospital after an illness of four months. She had been a patient of the hospital for a few days.
She was a native of Fayette county, daughter of the late John W. and Sara McMurtry Cromwell. She is survived by three daughters, Misses Anne and Sara Meglone of Paris and Miss Catherine of New York, and two sons, Robert Meglone of Lexington and Lewis Meglone of Pittsburgh.
The body was removed to the Hinton-Turner funeral home.
Funeral services will be held at 10 o'clock Monday morning at the funeral home conducted by the Rev. Rhodes Thompson, and interment will follow in the Lexington Cemetery."

"Robert Lee Cromwell
Funeral services for Robert Lee Cromwell, retired farmer who died yesterday at 108 Hamilton par[k?] will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the W.R. Milward mortuary chapel. The Rev. Jesse Herrmann will officiate and burial will take place in the Lexington Cemetery.
Casket bearers will be W. [?] Veal, Harvey Watkins, George [?] Wilmott, Charles Gorham, Talmage Smith and Newton Taylor.
Mr. Cromwell, 77, was a native of Fayette county where he has been a resident his entire life. He was a son of the late John W. and Sarah McMurtry Cromwell and was educated in the fayette county schools. He was a member of the First Presbyterian church.
Survivors include two sisters Miss Eva Cromwell, Lexington and Mrs. J.F. Dodds, San Diego, Calif."

"Lewis T. Meglone
PARIS, March 11--Lewis T. Meglone, a native of Lexington and former resident of Paris, died at his home in Pittsburgh, Pa. at 1a.m. Monday following a six weeks illness.
He was employed as a draftsman for the Bethlehem Steel Company in Pittsburgh. He was a veteran of World War II.
Survivors include three sisters, Misses Sarah and Ann Meglone, both of Paris and Miss Catherine Meglone, New York City.
Funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m. (CDT) Thursday at the Hinton-Turner Funeral Home by the Rev. Rhodes Thompson. Burial will be in the Lexington Cemetery.
The body will arrive in Paris at noon Wednesday and will be removed to the funeral home where it will remain for services."

"Mrs. Nellie C. Dodds
Mrs. Nellie Cromwell Dodds, a widow of J.F. Dodds, a resident of San Diego, Calif., and formerly of Lexington, died yesterday at the home of her sister, Miss Eva Cromwell, 322 Ridgeway road, after a long illness.
A native of Fayette county, she was a daughter of the late John W. and Sarah McMurtry Cromwell and received her education in the schools of Lexington and Fayette county. She had made her home here with her sister, and only survivor, since September.
The body was removed tot he W.R. Milward mortuary chapel where services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday. The Rev. Jesse Herrmann, pastor of the Second Presbyterian Church, will officiate and interment will be in the Lexington cemetery."

A second card for Lots 18 & 19 (Section A) had these obituaries from unknown newspapers attached:

"Miss Eva Cromwell
Miss Eva Cromwell, 88, of 1364 Fontaine Road, died yesterday at her home.
A native of Fayette County, she was a daughter of the late John W. and Sarah McMurtry Cromwell. She attended Fayette County schools and was a member of Christ Episcopal Church.
Survivors include four neices, Miss Sarah Meglone and Miss Anne Meglone, both of Paris; Mrs. Guy Harrington, Santa Fe, N.M., and Miss Catherine Meglone, New York City.
Services will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the W.R. Milward Mortuary-- Broadway by the Rev. T.O. Harrison. Burial will be in the Lexington Cemetery.
Friends may call at the mortuary after 4 p.m. today."

Ann Meglone, 86, 121 Woodmont Dr., Paris, died at 11:38 p.m. Mon. at Bourbon General Hospital. A native of Lexington, KY, born Aug.1, 1902 to the late Lewis Taylor and Susan Sherley Cromwell Meglone. She was a graduate of Paris High School, a member of the First Christian Church, and the Jemima Johnson Chapter of D.A.R. She retired in 1974 after 55 years as a secretary with Woodford Spears & Sons. She is survived by a a sister, Sarah Meglone, Paris. Funeral services at 10 a.m. Thurs. at the Hinton-Turner Funeral Home, Paris by Dr. Henry Hanna. Burial Lexington Cemetery. Casketbearers are Charles Fryman, James C. Henry, Billy Mason, William C. Mason, Jimmy Mason, and Bruce H. Forsythe. Honorary bearers are Robert Cooper, Roy Shanks, Henry C. Prewitt, & Stephen Spears. Visitation 4-7 p.m. today."

Miss Catharine Meglone, 79, retired chief surgical nurse of Presbyterian Hospital, New York City, died 10:30 a.m. Wednesday in Mayfair Manor. A native of Lexington, she was a daughter of the late Lewis and Susan Cromwell Meglone. She attended Midway College, received her nursing degree from Louisville General Hospital and was a member of the Christian Church. Survivors include two sisters, Miss Sarah Meglone and Miss Ann Meglone, both of Paris. Graveside services 10 a.m. today in the Lexington Cemetery. Friends may call at W.R. Milward Mortuary- Broadway before the service hour."

Susie Cromwell Meglone also had a sister, Mary Cromwell Frazier, of South Dakota, who died in August of 1914. Susie's son Louis served as one of the pallbearers, and Mary was buried at Lexington Cemetery in the family plot.

Lexington Cemetery, Section A

Ormond Meglone, UK Model High School Student, 1922

Ormond Meglone was a student at the University of Kentucky Model High School in 1922. He played ball for the "Kittens" and was mentioned in a Lexington Herald report on 3 September 1922:
Kittens Will Report for First Practice Sept. 19-- First Game October 6
The University of Kentucky Model High School is expecting to make this year the most brilliant in its five seasons of gridiron history. With a healthy nucleus of last season's team ready to get back into moleskins, and with a lost of prospective freshmen, who are said to be regular sharks at the gridiron game, the Kittens are expecting to stick along with the best in the state this year.
The letter men who will be back are Stewart Muir, Fry Shoemaker, Benham Simms, Ormond Meglone, Larry Luigart, Milton Hager and George Leach. Practice is officially scheduled to open on September 19, and the first game will be played at Lexington on Friday, October 6."

There is no known connection to any of our possible Meglone lines, and it is possible that Ormond may have spelled his name "McGlone." He is probably the same boy listed in his parents' home (Eli and Ada McGlone) in the 1920 census of Leatherwood, Perry County, KY. He was born about 1905.