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Lewis Hayden MELTON, Sr.

Male 1823 - 1872  (48 years)


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  • Name Lewis Hayden MELTON  [1
    Suffix Sr. 
    Born 10 Sep 1823  , , Hart County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Male 
    1830 U.S. Census 1 Jun 1830  , , Hart County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Age: < 10y 
    • He was represented by a mark on the census for a male between the ages of 5 and 10 in the household of Joel Melton
    1830 U.S. census, Kentucky, Hart County
    1830 U.S. census, Kentucky, Hart County
    1840 U.S. Census 1 Jun 1840  , , Pulaski [later Phelps] County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Age: < 20y 
    • He was represented by a mark on the census for a male between the ages of 15 and 20 in the household of Joel Melton
    1840 U.S. census, Missouri, Pulaski County
    1840 U.S. census, Missouri, Pulaski County
    Page 201, for MELTON, Joel Morgan
    Occupation 1850  [6
    farmer 
    1850 U.S. Census 1 Jun 1850  , District #24, Crawford County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Age: 27y 
    • He was recorded as L.H. Melton, the head of household, and was 27 years old at the time of this census. His occupation was recorded as "farmer", and Kentucky was his reported birthplace.
    1850 U.S. census, Missouri, Crawford County, District #24
    1850 U.S. census, Missouri, Crawford County, District #24
    Land Purchase 15 Apr 1857  T35N R9W S28 NENW and NWNE, Spring Creek Twp., Pulaski [later Phelps] County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • Purchased 80 Acres
    Land Patent Certificate for Lewis H. Melton, 15 Apr 1857
    Land Patent Certificate for Lewis H. Melton, 15 Apr 1857
    Land Purchase 1 Jan 1859  T35N R9W S21 SWSE and SESW, Spring Creek Twp., Pulaski [later Phelps] County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • Purchased 80 Acres
    Land Patent Certificate for Lewis H. Melton, 1 Jan 1859
    Land Patent Certificate for Lewis H. Melton, 1 Jan 1859
    Land Purchase 1 Sep 1859  T35N R9W S28 NWNW, Spring Creek Twp., Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    • Purchased 40 Acres
    Land Patent Certificate for Lewis H. Melton, 1 Sep 1859
    Land Patent Certificate for Lewis H. Melton, 1 Sep 1859
    1860 U.S. Census 1 Jun 1860  , Green Twp., Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Age: 36y 
    • He was recorded as L.H. Melton, and was 36 years old at the time of this census. His occupation and birthplace are the same as was stated in the 1850 census.
    1860 U.S. census, Missouri, Phelps County, Green [MELTON, Lewis Hayden]
    1860 U.S. census, Missouri, Phelps County, Green [MELTON, Lewis Hayden]
    Land Purchase 1 Aug 1860  T35N R9W S28 NENE, Spring Creek Twp., Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    • Purchased 40 Acres
    Land Patent Certificate for Lewis H. Melton, 1 Aug 1860
    Land Patent Certificate for Lewis H. Melton, 1 Aug 1860
    1870 U.S. Census 1 Jun 1870  , Spring Creek Twp., Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Age: 45y 
    • He was recorded as L.H. Melton and was 45 years old at the time of this census. His occupation was recorded as "farmer", and Kentucky was his reported birthplace.
    1870 U.S. census, Missouri, Phelps County, Spring Creek [MELTON, L.H.] p.1
    1870 U.S. census, Missouri, Phelps County, Spring Creek [MELTON, L.H.] p.1
    JJWattsCollection
    Records of JJ Watts for MELTON, Joel
    Records of JJ Watts for MELTON, Joel
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    Died 21 Jan 1872  Melton Homestead, Flat, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 15, 16
    Age: 48y 9m 11d 
    Buried Smith Cemetery, Flat, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    Gravestone for MELTON, Lewis Hayden
    Gravestone for MELTON, Lewis Hayden
    Transcription:
    LEWIS HAYDEN
    MELTON
    SEPT. 10, 1823
    JUNE 21, 1872
    Photographed by Kathy Kult on 7 October 2005
    Association E. UPDIKE (Relationship: DNA Relative) 
    Person ID I4011  Kult-Lawhorn-Case-Collier Family Tree | Case Branch
    Last Modified 10 Mar 2018 

    Father Joel Morgan MELTON,   b. 18 Oct 1798, , Bedford, Bedford County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Oct 1863, , Lecoma, Dent County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Mother Marabah Julia RAMSEY,   b. 9 Sep 1800, , , Hardin [later Hart] County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Dec 1859, George Smith farm on Corn Creek, Edgar Springs, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years) 
    Married 27 Nov 1822  , , Hart County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Family ID F1538  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Margaret Riley WELCH,   b. 19 Aug 1828, , Huzzah Creek, [later Crawford County], Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Dec 1899, Melton Homestead, Flat, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 20 Oct 1846  , Beaver Creek, Pulaski County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [17, 18
    Children 
    +1. Joel Franklin MELTON,   b. 1 Aug 1847, , Flat, Pulaski [later Phelps] County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jan 1908, , Qulin, Butler County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
     2. George Washington MELTON,   b. 27 Jun 1850, , , Pulaski [later Phelps] County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Oct 1861, , , Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 11 years)
     3. James Monroe MELTON,   b. 1 Aug 1852, , , Pulaski [later Phelps] County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Mar 1865, , , Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 12 years)
     4. William Jett MELTON,   b. 21 Jun 1855, , , Pulaski [later Phelps] County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. , , Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    +5. Eli Mills MELTON,   b. 13 May 1859, , , Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Mar 1920, , Spring Creek Twp., Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
     6. Lewis Hayden MELTON, Jr.,   b. 9 Oct 1861, , , Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Feb 1896, , , Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 34 years)
     7. Mary Elizabeth MELTON,   b. 19 Mar 1863, , , Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Sep 1864, , , Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
     8. Amanda Ellen MELTON,   b. 28 Jun 1871, , , Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jun 1895, , , Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 24 years)
    Last Modified 31 May 2008 
    Family ID F1492  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 10 Sep 1823 - , , Hart County, Kentucky, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1830 U.S. Census - Age: < 10y - 1 Jun 1830 - , , Hart County, Kentucky, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1840 U.S. Census - Age: < 20y - 1 Jun 1840 - , , Pulaski [later Phelps] County, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 20 Oct 1846 - , Beaver Creek, Pulaski County, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1850 U.S. Census - Age: 27y - 1 Jun 1850 - , District #24, Crawford County, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand Purchase - 15 Apr 1857 - T35N R9W S28 NENW and NWNE, Spring Creek Twp., Pulaski [later Phelps] County, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand Purchase - 1 Sep 1859 - T35N R9W S28 NWNW, Spring Creek Twp., Phelps County, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1860 U.S. Census - Age: 36y - 1 Jun 1860 - , Green Twp., Phelps County, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand Purchase - 1 Aug 1860 - T35N R9W S28 NENE, Spring Creek Twp., Phelps County, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1870 U.S. Census - Age: 45y - 1 Jun 1870 - , Spring Creek Twp., Phelps County, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Age: 48y 9m 11d - 21 Jan 1872 - Melton Homestead, Flat, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Smith Cemetery, Flat, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • CiteRef for this page  Kathy Kult, KKs Family History (http://kks-fam.net/getperson.php?personID=I4011&tree=1: accessed 26 September 2018), "Lewis Hayden MELTON, Sr.".

  • Sources 
    1. [S34] Mary Ruth Case, "The Case/Collier Family Genealogy," compiled 10 Dec 1990, supplied 2004 by Case, Rolla, Missouri.

    2. [S539] Smith Cemetery (Flat, Phelps County, Missouri; LAT/LON N37.7384°, W-91.9011°; located on Highway 63 South to County Road 6120 turning right; turn on CR6130 and stay on this road until you see the old church building and cemetery), Lewis Hayden Melton marker; personally read and photographed, 7 October 2005. (Reliability: 2).

    3. [S1177] The State Historical Society of Missouri, R038 Watts, John J. (1831-1912) Collection, 1874-1912, (http://shsmo.org/manuscripts/rolla/r0038index.pdf : accessed 2 May 2016), v2, p321, entry for Joel Melton. (Reliability: 2).

    4. [S323] 1830 U.S. census, Hart County, Kentucky, p. 227 (penned), line 11, Joel Melton; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 14 July 2006); citing National Archives microfilm publication M19, roll 37, (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S695] 1840 U.S. census, Pulaski County, Missouri, no township, p. 201 (stamped), line 27, Joel Melton; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 30 June 2006); citing National Archives microfilm publication M704, roll 229, (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S311] 1850 U.S. census, Crawford County, Missouri, population schedule, District #24, p. 211 (stamped), dwelling 314, family 314, L. H. Melton household; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 7 August 2006); citing National Archives microfilm publication M432, roll 397, (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S578] Bureau of Land Management, "Land Patent Search", database with images, General Land Office Records (http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/PatentSearch : accessed 30 October 2007), Louis H. Melton (Pulaski County, Missouri), patent certificate no. 20982. (Reliability: 3).

    8. [S578] Bureau of Land Management, "Land Patent Search", database with images, General Land Office Records (http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/PatentSearch : accessed 30 October 2007), Louis H. Melton (Pulaski County, Missouri), patent certificate no. 27441. (Reliability: 3).

    9. [S578] Bureau of Land Management, "Land Patent Search", database with images, General Land Office Records (http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/PatentSearch : accessed 30 October 2007), Louis H. Milton (Phelpsi County, Missouri), patent certificate no. 30809. (Reliability: 3).

    10. [S314] 1860 U.S. census, Phelps County, Missouri, population schedule, Green Township, p. 67 (penned), dwelling 439, family 439, L.H. Melton; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 7 July 2005); citing National Archives microfilm publication M653, roll 639, (Reliability: 3).

    11. [S578] Bureau of Land Management, "Land Patent Search", database with images, General Land Office Records (http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/PatentSearch : accessed 30 October 2007), Lewis H. Melton (Phelps County, Missouri), patent certificate no. 39837. (Reliability: 3).

    12. [S269] 1870 U.S. census, Phelps County, Missouri, population schedule, Spring Creek Township, p. 21 (penned), p. 748 (stamped), dwelling 138, family 147, L.H. Melton household; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 19 December 2005); citing National Archives microfilm publication M593, roll 797, (Reliability: 3).

    13. [S1177] The State Historical Society of Missouri, R038 Watts, John J. (1831-1912) Collection, 1874-1912, (http://shsmo.org/manuscripts/rolla/r0038index.pdf : accessed 2 May 2016), v2, p320-321, entry for William Dority Melton. (Reliability: 2).

    14. [S1177] The State Historical Society of Missouri, R038 Watts, John J. (1831-1912) Collection, 1874-1912, (http://shsmo.org/manuscripts/rolla/r0038index.pdf : accessed 2 May 2016).

    15. [S539] Smith Cemetery (Flat, Phelps County, Missouri; LAT/LON N37.7384°, W-91.9011°; located on Highway 63 South to County Road 6120 turning right; turn on CR6130 and stay on this road until you see the old church building and cemetery), Lewis Hayden Melton marker; personally read and photographed, 7 October 2005. (Reliability: 3).

    16. [S787] Primary Source unavailable, Phelps County started recording deaths in 1883, therefore no death record is available from Phelps County records..

    17. [S34] Mary Ruth Case, "The Case/Collier Family Genealogy," compiled 10 Dec 1990, supplied 2004 by Case, Rolla, Missouri, (Reliability: 2).

    18. [S787] Primary Source unavailable, Unfortunately, the Pulaski County Courthouse burned down in 1903. No records survived, therefore no marriage record is available from Pulaski County records..