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MELTON Joel Morgan

MELTON Joel Morgan

Male 1798 - 1863  (65 years)

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  • Name MELTON Joel Morgan  [1
    Born 18 Oct 1798  , Bedford, Bedford County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Tax Record 1819  , , Hart County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    1830 U.S. Census 1 Jun 1830  , , Hart County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    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
    1840 U.S. Census 1 Jun 1840  , , Pulaski [later Phelps] County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    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  [6
    farmer 
    1850 U.S. Census 1 Jun 1850  , District #72, Pulaski [later Phelps] County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    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  [7
    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  [8
    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]
    FindAGrave
    Died 22 Oct 1863  , Lecoma, Dent County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Buried Smith Cemetery, Flat, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    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 UPDIKE Dustin (Relationship: DNA Common Ancestor) 
    Person ID I4013  Kult-Lawhorn-Case-Collier Family Tree | Case Branch
    Last Modified 8 Oct 2016 

    Father MELTON Garland Anderson,   b. 20 Oct 1756, , Bedford, Bedford County, Virginia, USA 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 RICHARDSON Nancy,   b. 1771, , , , Virginia, USA 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  [10, 11, 12
    • Joseph Richardson, surety
    Family ID F12  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 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  [13
    Children 
    +1. MELTON Lewis Hayden, 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. MELTON William Dority,   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. MELTON Nancy Jane,   b. 16 Aug 1827, , , , Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 May 1895  (Age 67 years)
     4. MELTON James Wilson,   b. 15 Apr 1830, , , , 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. MELTON Sarah J.,   b. 15 Apr 1830, , , , Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. MELTON Caroline,   b. 18 May 1832, , , , 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. MELTON Hyrem Jet,   b. 1 Aug 1834, , , , 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. MELTON Garland Anderson, 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. MELTON Eli "Mills" Willis,   b. 23 Mar 1839, , , 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. MELTON Mary Urmin,   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. MELTON Julia Ann Elizabeth,   b. 13 Apr 1845, , , 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 8 Oct 2016 
    Family ID F1538  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 ROBERTS Sarah Daniel,   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
    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 Jul 2009 
    Family ID F1539  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    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 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 - 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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  • Sources 
    1. [S34] Case, Mary Ruth. "The Case/Collier Family Genealogy." Supplied by compiler, 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). Grave markers, Joel & Maraba Melton marker; personally read and photographed, 7 October 2005 (Reliability: 2).

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

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

    5. [S695] Missouri. Pulaski County. 1840 U.S. census. Digital images. Ancestry.com. http://www.ancestry.com : 2007 (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S705] Missouri. Pulaski County. 1850 U.S. census, population schedule. Digital images. Ancestry.com. http://www.ancestry.com : 2007 (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S707] Missouri. Phelps County. 1860 U.S. census, population schedule. Digital images. Ancestry.com. http://www.ancestry.com : 2007 (Reliability: 3).

    8. [S715] Missouri. Phelps County. 1860 U.S. census, population schedule. Digital images. Ancestry.com. http://www.ancestry.com : 2007 (Reliability: 3).

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

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

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

    12. [S667] Dennis, Earle S. Marriage Bonds of Bedford County Virginia 1755 - 1800, (Bedford, Virginia : E.S. Dennis and J.E. Smith, 1932 [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;]), p. 42 (Reliability: 2).
      Anderson Melton and Nancy Richardson, November 26, 1787. Joseph Richardson, surety.

    13. [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.

    14. [S788] Missouri. Phelps County."Marriages." MSA microfilm C20223 (Vol A, pp 1-200, 1857-1867). Missouri State Archives, Jefferson City, (1857-1867), A:71, entry for Joel MELTON and Sarah ROBERTS, 16 July 1861; MSA microfilm C20223, Missouri State Archives, Jefferson City (Reliability: 3).