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Caroline MELTON

Female 1832 - 1893  (61 years)



  • Name Caroline MELTON  [1
    Born 18 May 1832  , , Hart County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Female 
    1840 US Census 1 Jun 1840  , , Pulaski [later Phelps] County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Age: < 10y 
    • She was represented by a mark on the census for a female between the ages of 5 and 10 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
    1850 US Census 1 Jun 1850  , District #72, Pulaski [later Phelps] County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Age: 18y 
    • She was recorded in the household of Joel Melton, and was 18 years old at the time of this census. Kentucky was her 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]
    1860 US Census 1 Jun 1860  , Hawkins Township, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Age: 25y 
    • She was recorded in the household of James W. Melton, and was 25 years old at the time of this census. Kentucky was her reported birthplace.

      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 US Census 1 Jun 1860  , Rolla, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Age: 28y 
    • She was recorded as C. Melton in the household of J.W. Melton, and was 28 years old at the time of this census. Her birthplace is 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 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]
    1880 US Census 1 Jun 1880  , Spring Creek Twp., Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Age: 46y 
    • She was recorded as the sister to Eli M. Melton and was 46 years old at the time of this census. Missouri was her reported birthplace.
    1880 U.S. census, Missouri, Phelps County, Spring Creek [MELTON, Margaret]
    1880 U.S. census, Missouri, Phelps County, Spring Creek [MELTON, Margaret]
    JJ Watts Collection
    Records of JJ Watts for MELTON, Joel
    Records of JJ Watts for MELTON, Joel
    FamilySearch ID
    FindAGrave
    Died 21 Sep 1893  , Spring Creek Twp., Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 10, 11
    Age: 61y 4m 3d 
    Buried Smith Cemetery, Flat, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Gravestone for MELTON, Caroline
    Gravestone for MELTON, Caroline
    Transcription:
    CAROLINE
    MELTON
    MAY 18, 1832
    SEPT. 21, 1893
    Photographed by Kathy Kult on 7 October 2005
    Person ID I4134  Kult-Lawhorn-Case-Collier Family Tree | Case Branch
    Last Modified 30 Aug 2019 

    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  [11
    Family ID F1538  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • CiteRef for this page  Kathy Kult, KKs Family History (http://kks-fam.net/getperson.php?personID=I4134&tree=1: accessed 17 October 2019), "Caroline 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; no specific documentation for any piece of data.

    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), Caroline Melton marker; personally read and photographed, 7 October 2005. (Reliability: 2).

    3. [S283] William Dority Melton Family, manuscript records; box 1, v2, Genealogical Records, Book 1, 1773-1910, p321, John J. Watts Collection, 1874-1912 (R0038); Western Historical Manuscript Collection, Missouri University of Science and Technology, G-3 Curtis Laws Wilson Library, Rolla. A collection of notebooks of genealogical records kept by a circuit riding Baptist minister in the northern Ozarks. The records cover Phelps, Pulaski, Texas, and parts of Maries and Dent counties in south-central Missouri. (Reliability: 2).

    4. [S693] 1840 U.S. census, Pulaski County, Missouri, no township, p. 201 (stamped), line 27, Joel Melton household; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 4 July 2006); citing National Archives microfilm publication M704, roll 229. (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S1183] 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 household; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 2 July 2016); citing National Archives microfilm publication M432, roll 411. (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S1107] 1860 U.S. census, Phelps County, Missouri, population schedule, Hawkins Township, p. 129 (penned), dwelling 844, family 844, Susan Bradley household; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 17 December 2010); citing National Archives microfilm publication M653, roll 639. (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S716] 1860 U.S. census, Phelps County, Missouri, population schedule, Rolla, p. 12 (penned), dwelling 78, family 78, J.W. Melton household; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 7 August 2006); citing National Archives microfilm publication M653, roll 639. (Reliability: 3).

    8. [S710] 1880 U.S. census, Phelps County, Missouri, population schedule, Spring Creek Township, enumeration district (ED) 128, p. 22 (penned), dwelling 194, family 197, Eli M. Melton household; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 2 October 2005); citing National Archives microfilm publication T9, roll 709. (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), Caroline Melton marker; personally read and photographed, 7 October 2005. (Reliability: 3).

    10. [S1101] Barbara Pugh and Kathleen Winn, The Rolla Herald Obituaries & Death Notices, 1890-1899, (Rolla, Missouri : B. Pugh and K. Winn, 1989), p. 78. (Reliability: 2).

    11. [S283] Joel Melton Family, manuscript records; box 1, v2, Genealogical Records, Book 1, 1773-1910, p321, John J. Watts Collection, 1874-1912 (R0038); Western Historical Manuscript Collection, Missouri University of Science and Technology, G-3 Curtis Laws Wilson Library, Rolla. A collection of notebooks of genealogical records kept by a circuit riding Baptist minister in the northern Ozarks. The records cover Phelps, Pulaski, Texas, and parts of Maries and Dent counties in south-central Missouri. (Reliability: 2).