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MELTON Lewis Hayden, Sr.

MELTON Lewis Hayden, Sr.

Male 1823 - 1872  (48 years)

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  • Name MELTON Lewis Hayden  [1
    Suffix Sr. 
    Born 10 Sep 1823  , , Hart County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    1830 U.S. Census 1 Jun 1830  , , Hart County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    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  [4
    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  [5
    farmer 
    1850 U.S. Census 1 Jun 1850  , District #24, Crawford County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    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  [6
    • 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  [7
    • 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  [8
    • 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  [9
    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  [10
    • 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  [11
    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
    FindAGrave
    Died 21 Jan 1872  Melton Homestead, Flat, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [12, 13
    Buried Smith Cemetery, Flat, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    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 UPDIKE E. (Relationship: DNA Relative) 
    Person ID I4011  Kult-Lawhorn-Case-Collier Family Tree | Case Branch
    Last Modified 29 Aug 2017 

    Father MELTON Joel Morgan,   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 RAMSEY Marabah Julia,   b. 9 Sep 1800, , , Hardin [later Hart] County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Dec 1859, , Corn Creek, 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  [14
    Family ID F1538  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family WELCH Margaret Riley,   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  [15, 16
    Children 
    +1. MELTON Joel Franklin,   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. MELTON George Washington,   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. MELTON James Monroe,   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. MELTON William Jett,   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. MELTON Eli Mills,   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. MELTON Lewis Hayden, 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. MELTON Mary Elizabeth,   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. MELTON Amanda Ellen,   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 Maps1860 U.S. Census - Age: 36y - 1 Jun 1860 - , Green 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 - 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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  • Sources 
    1. [S34] Case, Mary Ruth. "The Case/Collier Family Genealogy." Supplied by compiler, Rolla, Missouri, Family History: Case/Collier Family; CASE, Mary Ruth.

    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). Grave markers, Cemetery: Smith., Lewis Hayden Melton marker; personally read and photographed, 7 October 2005 (Reliability: 2).

    3. [S323] Kentucky. Hart County. 1830 U.S. census. Digital images. Ancestry.com. http://www.ancestry.com : 2007, CENSUS-1830-MELTON-JoelMorgan. (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S695] Missouri. Pulaski County. 1840 U.S. census. Digital images. Ancestry.com. http://www.ancestry.com : 2007, CENSUS-1840-MELTON-JoelMorgan. (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S311] Missouri. Crawford County. 1850 U.S. census, population schedule. Digital images. Ancestry.com. http://www.ancestry.com : 2007, CENSUS-1850-MELTON-LewisHayden. (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S578] Bureau of Land Management. "Land Patent Search." Database and digital images. General Land Office Records, GLORecords: Bureau of Land Management, 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).

    7. [S578] Bureau of Land Management. "Land Patent Search." Database and digital images. General Land Office Records, GLORecords: Bureau of Land Management, 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).

    8. [S578] Bureau of Land Management. "Land Patent Search." Database and digital images. General Land Office Records, GLORecords: Bureau of Land Management, 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).

    9. [S314] Missouri. Phelps County. 1860 U.S. census, population schedule. Digital images. Ancestry.com. http://www.ancestry.com : 2007, CENSUS-1860-MELTON-LewisHayden. (Reliability: 3).

    10. [S578] Bureau of Land Management. "Land Patent Search." Database and digital images. General Land Office Records, GLORecords: Bureau of Land Management, 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).

    11. [S269] Missouri. Phelps County. 1870 U.S. census, population schedule. Digital images. Ancestry.com. http://www.ancestry.com : 2007, CENSUS-1870-MELTON-LH-Sr-Pg1&2. (Reliability: 3).

    12. [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). Grave markers, Cemetery: Smith., Lewis Hayden Melton marker; personally read and photographed, 7 October 2005 (Reliability: 3).

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

    14. [S11] Gustafson, Janice C. "World Family Tree, Vol. 72, Tree 932." Submitted by compiler, 30 Main Street, Box 723, HCR - Gay Location, Lake Linden MI 49945. Database by subscription. http://www.genealogy.com/wftonline/v72/0901to0950/v72t0932.html : 2005, INACTIVE WEBSITE: WFT Vol. 72, Tree 932.

    15. [S34] Case, Mary Ruth. "The Case/Collier Family Genealogy." Supplied by compiler, Rolla, Missouri, Family History: Case/Collier Family; CASE, Mary Ruth. (Reliability: 2).

    16. [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.