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Joel Morgan MELTON

Joel Morgan MELTON

Male 1798 - 1863  (65 years)


  • Name Joel Morgan MELTON  [1
    Born 18 Oct 1798  , Bedford, Bedford County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Tax Record 1819  , , Hart County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    1830 U.S. Census 1 Jun 1830  , , Hart County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Age: < 40y 
    • He was represented by a mark on the census for a male between the ages of 30 and 40
    1830 U.S. census, Kentucky, Hart County
    1830 U.S. census, Kentucky, Hart County
    Move 1837  , , , Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    1840 U.S. Census 1 Jun 1840  , , Pulaski [later Phelps] County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Age: < 50y 
    • He was represented by a mark on the census for a male between the ages of 40 and 50
    1840 U.S. census, Missouri, Pulaski County
    1840 U.S. census, Missouri, Pulaski County
    Page 201, for MELTON, Joel Morgan
    Occupation 1850  [7
    farmer 
    1850 U.S. Census 1 Jun 1850  , District #72, Pulaski [later Phelps] County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Age: 51y 
    • He was recorded as the head of household, and was 51 years old at the time of this census. His occupation was recorded as "farmer", and Virginia was his reported birthplace.
    1850 U.S. census, Missouri, Pulaski County, District #72 [MELTON, Joel Morgan]
    1850 U.S. census, Missouri, Pulaski County, District #72 [MELTON, Joel Morgan]
    Land Purchase 30 May 1857  , Yancy Mills, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • T35N, R8W, Sect.8, W 1/2 of NE 1/4
    1860 U.S. Census 1 Jun 1860  , Hawkins Township, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Age: 60y 
    • He was recorded as the head of household, and was 60 years old at the time of this census. His occupation and birthplace are the same as stated in the 1850 census.

      Joel Melton's family was counted twice in 1860. Once here, and once on the census for Rolla, MO.
    1860 U.S. census, Missouri, Phelps County, Hawkins [MELTON, Joel M. #2]
    1860 U.S. census, Missouri, Phelps County, Hawkins [MELTON, Joel M. #2]
    1860 U.S. Census 1 Jun 1860  , Rolla, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Age: 62y 
    • He was recorded as the head of household, and was 62 years old at the time of this census. His occupation was recorded as "farmer", and Virginia was his reported birthplace.

      Joel Melton's family was counted twice in 1860. Once here, and once on the census for Hawkins Township.
    1860 U.S. census, Missouri, Phelps County, Rolla [MELTON, Joel M. #1]
    1860 U.S. census, Missouri, Phelps County, Rolla [MELTON, Joel M. #1]
    JJWattsCollection
    Records of JJ Watts for MELTON, Joel
    Records of JJ Watts for MELTON, Joel
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    Died 22 Oct 1863  , Lecoma, Dent County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 10
    Age: 65y 0m 4d 
    Buried Smith Cemetery, Flat, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Gravestone for MELTON, Joel Morgan & Marabah (Ramsey)
    Gravestone for MELTON, Joel Morgan & Marabah (Ramsey)
    Transcription:
    MELTON
    JOEL
    OCT. 18, 1798
    OCT. 22, 1863

    MARABAH
    SEPT. 9, 1800
    DEC. 10, 1859
    Photographed by Kathy Kult on 7 October 2005
    Association Dustin UPDIKE (Relationship: DNA Common Ancestor) 
    Person ID I4013  Kult-Lawhorn-Case-Collier Family Tree | Case Branch
    Last Modified 6 Oct 2018 

    Father Garland Anderson MELTON,   b. 20 Oct 1756, , Bedford, Bedford County, Virginia, British Colonial America Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1834, , , Hart County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 77 years) 
    Mother Nancy RICHARDSON,   b. 1771, , , , Virginia, British Colonial America Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Oct 1863, , , Hart County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years) 
    Married 26 Nov 1787  , Bedford, Bedford County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [11, 12, 13
    • Joseph Richardson, surety
    Family ID F12  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 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  [14
    Children 
    +1. Lewis Hayden MELTON, Sr.,   b. 10 Sep 1823, , , Hart County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jan 1872, Melton Homestead, Flat, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years)
    +2. William Dority MELTON,   b. 10 Sep 1825, , , Hart County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Apr 1903, , Edgar Springs, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     3. Nancy Jane MELTON,   b. 16 Aug 1827, , , Hart County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 May 1895  (Age 67 years)
     4. James Wilson MELTON,   b. 15 Apr 1830, , , Hart County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jan 1863, , Pine Bluff, Jefferson County, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years)
     5. Sarah J. MELTON,   b. 15 Apr 1830, , , Hart County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Caroline MELTON,   b. 18 May 1832, , , Hart County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Sep 1893, , Spring Creek Twp., Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
     7. Hyrem Jet MELTON,   b. 1 Aug 1834, , , Hart County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Dec 1845, , Beaver Creek, Pulaski County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 11 years)
     8. Garland Anderson MELTON, II,   b. 27 Aug 1836, , , Hart County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Oct 1838, , Beaver Creek, Pulaski County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)
     9. Eli "Mills" Willis MELTON,   b. 23 Mar 1839, , Beaver Creek, Pulaski [later Phelps] County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Aug 1902, , Edgar Springs, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
     10. Mary Urmin MELTON,   b. 22 Sep 1842, , Edgar Springs, Pulaski [later Phelps] County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Mar 1922, , Spring Creek Twp., Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     11. Julia Ann Elizabeth MELTON,   b. 13 Apr 1845, , Beaver Creek, Pulaski [later Phelps] County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Apr 1913, , Spring Creek Twp., Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
    Last Modified 4 Mar 2018 
    Family ID F1538  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Sarah Daniel ROBERTS,   bur. Smith Cemetery, Flat, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 16 Jul 1861  , , Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [14, 15
    Marriage of MELTON, Joel and ROBERTS, Sarah
    Marriage of MELTON, Joel and ROBERTS, Sarah

    Transcription:

    State of Missouri }
    County of Phelps }

    Be it remembered that the rites of Matrimo-ny were by me duly solemnized between Joel Melton and Sarah Roberts both of County of Phelps and State aforesaid on this 16th of July 1861

    Given [??] my hand
    L.F. Wright
    City Justice

    Filed for record and duly recorded May 17th AD 1862
    C.P. Walker
    Clerk

    Last Modified 4 Mar 2018 
    Family ID F1539  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 18 Oct 1798 - , Bedford, Bedford County, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsTax Record - 1819 - , , Hart County, Kentucky, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 27 Nov 1822 - , , Hart County, Kentucky, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1830 U.S. Census - Age: < 40y - 1 Jun 1830 - , , Hart County, Kentucky, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMove - 1837 - , , , Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1840 U.S. Census - Age: < 50y - 1 Jun 1840 - , , Pulaski [later Phelps] County, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1850 U.S. Census - Age: 51y - 1 Jun 1850 - , District #72, Pulaski [later Phelps] County, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand Purchase - 30 May 1857 - , Yancy Mills, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1860 U.S. Census - Age: 60y - 1 Jun 1860 - , Hawkins Township, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1860 U.S. Census - Age: 62y - 1 Jun 1860 - , Rolla, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 16 Jul 1861 - , , Phelps County, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Age: 65y 0m 4d - 22 Oct 1863 - , Lecoma, Dent 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=I4013&tree=1: accessed 16 November 2018), "Joel Morgan MELTON".

  • Sources

    (Reliability ratings:
      0=Unreliable   1=Questionable   2=Secondary   3=Primary) 
    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), Joel & Maraba Melton marker; personally read and photographed, 7 October 2005. (Reliability: 2).

    3. [S1177] ***1***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).

    4. [S1114] Hart County Kentucky Taxpayers of 1819, (Indianapolis : The Researchers, [nd]), p. 6. (Reliability: 2).

    5. [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).

    6. [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).

    7. [S705] 1850 U.S. census, Pulaski County, Missouri, population schedule, District #72, p. 220 (penned), p. 110 (stamped on recto side of page), dwelling 539, family 549, Joel Morgan Melton; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 29 January 2006); citing National Archives microfilm publication M432, roll 411, (Reliability: 3).

    8. [S707] 1860 U.S. census, Phelps County, Missouri, population schedule, Hawkins Township, p. 121 (penned), dwelling 788, family 788, Joel Melton household; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 7 August 2006); citing National Archives microfilm publication M653, roll 639, (Reliability: 3).

    9. [S715] 1860 U.S. census, Phelps County, Missouri, population schedule, Rolla, p. 12 (penned), dwelling 77, family 77, Joel Melton household; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 7 August 2006); citing National Archives microfilm publication M653, roll 639, (Reliability: 3).

    10. [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), Joel & Maraba Melton marker; personally read and photographed, 7 October 2005. (Reliability: 3).

    11. [S632] Nicholas Russell Murray, Bedford County, Virginia, 1755-1803, (Hammond, Louisianna : Nicholas R. Murray, Hunting for Bears, 1986), p. 36.

    12. [S633] Joan Colbert Gioe, Bedford County Virginia Records #1: Marriages, 1755-1800, (Indianapolis : Researchers, 1996), p. 16.

    13. [S667] Earle S. Dennis and Jane E. Smith, Marriage Bonds of Bedford County Virginia 1755 - 1800 [Digitial version is located at HeritageQuest Online, http://persi.heritagequestonline.com/hqoweb/library/do/books/results/image?urn=urn:proquest:US;glhbooks;Genealogy-glh08062461;-1;-1;], (Bedford, Virginia : E.S. Dennis and J.E. Smith, 1932), p. 42. (Reliability: 2).

    14. [S1177] ***1***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).

    15. [S788] Phelps County, Missouri, "Marriages", (1857-1867), A:71, entry for Joel MELTON and Sarah ROBERTS, 16 July 1861; MSA microfilm C20223, Missouri State Archives, Jefferson City. (Reliability: 3).