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Absolom MELTON

Male 1730 - 1806  (74 years)



  • Name Absolom MELTON 
    Born 1730  , Bedford, Bedford (city), Virginia, British Colonial America Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Occupation U.S. Military Revolutionary War Veteran 
    FamilySearch ID
    Died Between 19 Jun 1804 and 12 Feb 1806  , , Bedford County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Person ID I4244  Kult-Lawhorn-Case-Collier Family Tree | Case Branch
    Last Modified 6 Oct 2018 

    Father John MELTON,   d. Between 1751 and 1754 
    Mother Mary FARR 
    Married Y  [3
    Family ID F1605  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Ann FENTON,   b. 1732, , Bedford, Bedford (city), Virginia, British Colonial America Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1801  (Age < 68 years) 
    Married Y  [3
    Children 
     1. John MELTON,   b. 15 Mar 1754,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Rebekkah MELTON,   b. 4 Mar 1755,   d. 1820  (Age 64 years)
    +3. 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)
    +4. Mabel MELTON,   b. 13 Feb 1758,   d. 18 Oct 1845, , , Grayson County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     5. Lucy MELTON,   b. 30 Dec 1759,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Elizabeth MELTON,   b. Abt 1760,   d. Aft 1804  (Age ~ 45 years)
     7. Joel MELTON,   b. Abt 1764,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +8. Allen MELTON,   b. Abt 1766,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Family ID F1573  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Mary RICHARDSON 
    Married 27 Jul 1801  [4
    • Marriage Bondsman: Jabez Leftwich
    Last Modified 7 Sep 2007 
    Family ID F1604  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1730 - , Bedford, Bedford (city), Virginia, British Colonial America Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Between 19 Jun 1804 and 12 Feb 1806 - , , Bedford County, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • CiteRef for this page  Kathy Kult, KKs Family History (http://kks-fam.net/getperson.php?personID=I4244&tree=1: accessed 14 December 2018), "Absolom MELTON".

  • Sources

    (Reliability ratings:
      0=Unreliable   1=Questionable   2=Secondary   3=Primary) 
    1. [S258] Tresa Tatyrek, compiler, "My Mother's Father's People", RootsWeb, an Ancestry.com Community (http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=SHOW&db=dunhamchambers&recno=0: accessed 1 July 2008).

    2. [S1061] Ann Chilton, Bedford County, Virginia Will Book 3, 1794-1810, (Signal Mountain, Tennessee : Mountain Press, 1988), p. 97, "Will of Absolom Melton" and p. 111, "Inventory of Estate of Absolem Melton". (Reliability: 2).

    3. [S11] "Janice C. Gustafson, "World Family Tree, Vol. 72, Tree 932", submitted by Gustafson, 30 Main Street, Box 723, HCR - Gay Location, Lake Linden MI 49945; database by subscription, (http://www.genealogy.com/wftonline/v72/0901to0950/v72t0932.html : accessed 1 Aug 2005); no specific documentation for any piece of data", [Inactive website].

    4. [S631] Genealogical Society of Utah, Bedford County, Virginia Marriage Bonds, 1800 to 1853, (Salem, Massachusetts : Higginson Book Co., 19--), p. 105.