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Lewis Hayden MELTON, Sr.

Lewis Hayden MELTON, Sr.

Male 1823 - 1872  (48 years)

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

    3. [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).

    4. [S323] 1830 U.S. census, Hart County, Kentucky, p. 227 (penned), line 11, Joel Melton household; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 14 July 2006); citing National Archives microfilm publication M19, roll 37. (Reliability: 3).

    5. [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).

    6. [S311] 1850 U.S. census, Crawford County, Missouri, population schedule, District #24, p. 211 (stamped), dwelling 314, family 314, L. H. Melton household; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 7 August 2006); citing National Archives microfilm publication M432, roll 397. (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S578] Bureau of Land Management, "Land Patent Search," database with images, 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).

    8. [S578] Bureau of Land Management, "Land Patent Search," database with images, 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).

    9. [S578] Bureau of Land Management, "Land Patent Search," database with images, 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).

    10. [S314] 1860 U.S. census, Phelps County, Missouri, population schedule, Green Township, p. 67 (penned), dwelling 439, family 439, L.H. Melton household; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 7 July 2005); citing National Archives microfilm publication M653, roll 639. (Reliability: 3).

    11. [S578] Bureau of Land Management, "Land Patent Search," database with images, 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).

    12. [S269] 1870 U.S. census, Phelps County, Missouri, population schedule, Spring Creek Township, p. 21 (penned), p. 748 (stamped), dwelling 138, family 147, L.H. Melton household; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 19 December 2005); citing National Archives microfilm publication M593, roll 797. (Reliability: 3).

    13. [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).

    14. [S283] Lewis Hayden Melton [Sr.] Family, manuscript records; box 1, v19, Miscellaneous genealogical notes, 1827-1912, p86, 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).

    15. [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), Lewis Hayden Melton marker; personally read and photographed, 7 October 2005. (Reliability: 3).

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

    17. [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. (Reliability: 2).

    18. [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.



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