Thomas Eli Melton1

M, b. 1 October 1853, d. 11 April 1930
Thomas Eli Melton
     Thomas Eli Melton was born on 1 October 1853 in Kanawha, West Virginia.2,3,4,5,6,7 He was the son of Benjamin Albert Melton and Sarah A. Jarrett.1 Thomas Eli Melton married Louisa Vivian Crowder, daughter of James Alexander Crowder and Amanda C. Armentroute, on 7 January 1877 in Kanawha, West Virginia.8 Thomas Eli Melton married Pence Anna Sigmon, daughter of William Sigmon and Melinda Burdette, on 1 February 1899 in Kanawha, West Virginia.9,8 Thomas Eli Melton died on 11 April 1930 in Kanawha, West Virginia, at age 76.1 He was buried after 11 April 1930 in Elkview, West Virginia.10,11
Last Edited11 Jun 2010
Father*Benjamin Albert Melton1 b. 28 May 1825, d. 11 Mar 1888
Mother*Sarah A. Jarrett1 b. 18 Dec 1831, d. 4 Oct 1900

Children of Thomas Eli Melton and Louisa Vivian Crowder

Children of Thomas Eli Melton and Pence Anna Sigmon

     Thomas Eli Melton was a retired Baptist Minister.10,11

Citations

  1. [S122] RootsWeb: West Virginia Ancestors, Janet Skelton, e-mail address.
  2. [S1354] Census: 1860 Kanawha, Virginia, Clendennin, July 26, 1860, HH#1516-1516
    Melton, Benjamin F., Melton, 33, farmer, VA
    Sarah A., 29, VA
    Delilah E., 12, VA
    Elisha O., 10, VA
    Nancy R., 8, VA
    Thomas E., 7, VA
    Mary L., 3, VA
    Benjamin A., 2, VA
    William A., 2/12, VA
    Melton, Thomas, 45, lumberman, VA.
  3. [S92] Census: 1870 Kanawha, West Virginia, Elk, June 13, 1870, HH#145-145
    Melton, Benjamin A., 45, farmer, VA/WV
    Sarah A., 41, keeping house, VA/WV
    Thomas E., 17, farm laborer, VA/WV
    Cyntha J., 16, at home, VA/WV
    Mary L., 14, at home, VA/WV
    Benjamin A., 12, at home, VA/WV
    William A., 10, VA/WV
    Jefferson D., 7, VA/WV
    James M., 4, WV
    Sarah F., 2, WV
    John, 1, WV
    Melton, Thomas, 55, VA/WV
    Norton, Elisha, 54, carpenter, VA.
  4. [S475] Census: 1880 Kanawha, West Virginia, All Townships, District 50, June 8-9, 1880, HH#69-69
    Melton, Thomas, 26, farmer, WV WV WV
    wife Louisa, 20, keeping house, WV WV WV
    son Felix H., 3, WV WV WV
    son Squire E., 2, WV WV WV
    son Lawrence, 3/12 noted Feb, WV WV WV.
  5. [S63] Census: 1900 Kanawha District, Fayette, West Virginia, Elk, District 50, June 21, 1900, HH#298-305
    Melton, Thomas E., Mar 1853, 47, married 1 year, WV WV WV
    wife Pence, Oct 1875, 24, married 1 year, 0 children, 0 living, WV WV WV
    son Everett, Sep 1881, 18, WV WV WV
    son Thomas, Oct 1883, 16, WV WV WV
    son Grover, Aug 1885, 14, WV WV WV
    son Earley, Feb 1891, 9, WV WV WV
    son James B., Sept 1893, 6, WV WV WV
    daughter Russia, Jul 1887, 12, WV WV WV
    mother Sarah, 1834, 66, widowed, 14 children, 12 living, WV WV WV.
  6. [S76] Census: 1910 Kanawha District, Fayette, West Virginia, Elk, District 79, April 20, 1910, HH#74-74
    Melton, Thomas E., 57, married 11 years, WV WV WV
    wife Pence A., 34, married 11 years, 6 children, 4 living, WV WV WV
    son Carney, 30, WV WV WV
    son Grover C., 22, WV WV WV
    son Early E., 19, WV WV WV
    son James B., 16, WV WV WV
    son Delbert C., 9, WV WV WV
    daughter Silvia F., 5, WV WV WV
    son Shelby L., 2, WV WV WV
    daughter Opha, 4/12, WV WV WV
    niece Wilkes, Elsie M., 16? WV WV WV.
  7. [S164] Census: 1930 Kanawha, West Virginia, Elk, District 58, April 9, 1930, HH#124-125
    Melton, Thomas E., 77, age at first marriage 24, WV WV WV
    wife Pence A., 54, age at first marriage 23, WV WV WV
    son Shelba, 22, WV WV WV
    son Opha, 20, WV WV WV
    daughter Eunice, 18, WV WV WV
    son Marvin, 17, WV WV WV.
  8. [S176] Carolyn Sue Wilfong, e-mail address, email to John Teets, Thomas Eli Melton, dated 1/10/2005.
  9. [S123] RootsWeb: Melton List Melton's, Tresa Tatyrek, e-mail address.
  10. [S93] Bobby Teets (Barbara Melton Teets) Personal Files, From Rose Neely "The Family of the Meltons."
  11. [S349] Obit: Thomas E. Melton, See email to John Teets, thomas e obit, 4/9/2005, with attachment, obituary.
  12. [S176] Carolyn Sue Wilfong, e-mail address, email to John Teets, Thomas Eli Melton, dated 1/10/2005. Twins born, no names, no dates.

Louisa Vivian Crowder1

F, b. 8 December 1859, d. 5 April 1898
     Louisa Vivian Crowder was born on 8 December 1859 in Virginia.1,3 She was the daughter of James Alexander Crowder and Amanda C. Armentroute.2 Louisa Vivian Crowder married Thomas Eli Melton, son of Benjamin Albert Melton and Sarah A. Jarrett, on 7 January 1877 in Kanawha, West Virginia.2 Louisa Vivian Crowder died on 5 April 1898 in Kanawha, West Virginia, at age 38.1 She was buried after 5 April 1898 in Elkview, Kanawha, West Virginia.1
Last Edited27 Apr 2017
Father*James Alexander Crowder2 b. 10 Sep 1827, d. 20 Jan 1911
Mother*Amanda C. Armentroute2 b. 7 Mar 1835, d. 21 Jan 1910

Children of Louisa Vivian Crowder and Thomas Eli Melton

Citations

  1. [S707] Find-a-Grave, http://www.findagrave.com, Louisa Vivian Crowder Melton
    Birth: Dec. 8, 1859
    Death: Apr. 5, 1898
     
    Family links: 
     Parents:
      James Alexander Crowder (1827 - 1911)
      Amanda C. Armentroute Crowder (1835 - 1910)
     
     Children:
      Early E. Melton (1891 - 1960)*
     
     Siblings:
      Mildred Jane Crowder Moles Hughes (1854 - 1915)*
      Louisa Vivian Crowder Melton (1859 - 1898)
      David Abraham Crowder (1862 - 1935)*
      Samuel A. Crowder (1865 - ____)*
      Sadia Osborne (1867 - 1928)*
      George Allen Crowder (1870 - 1955)*
      Jarrett Vincent Crowder (1876 - 1964)*
     
    *Calculated relationship
     
    Inscription:
    Wife of T.E. Melton
     
    Burial:
    Melton Cemetery
    Elkview
    Kanawha County
    West Virginia, USA
     
    Edit Virtual Cemetery info [?]
     
    Created by: KYCarney
    Record added: May 28, 2013
    Find A Grave Memorial# 111339883.
  2. [S176] Carolyn Sue Wilfong, e-mail address, email to John Teets, Thomas Eli Melton, dated 1/10/2005.
  3. [S475] Census: 1880 Kanawha, West Virginia, All Townships, District 50, June 8-9, 1880, HH#69-69
    Melton, Thomas, 26, farmer, WV WV WV
    wife Louisa, 20, keeping house, WV WV WV
    son Felix H., 3, WV WV WV
    son Squire E., 2, WV WV WV
    son Lawrence, 3/12 noted Feb, WV WV WV.

Cynthia Jane Melton1

F, b. 28 December 1854, d. 28 September 1919
Cynthia Jane Melton
     Cynthia Jane Melton was born on 28 December 1854 in Kanawha, Virginia.2,1 She was the daughter of Benjamin Albert Melton and Sarah A. Jarrett.1 Cynthia Jane Melton married Henry Clay Samples on 26 February 1879 in Kanawha, West Virginia.1 Cynthia Jane Melton died on 28 September 1919 in Clear Lake, Wisconsin, at age 64.1
Last Edited26 Apr 2012
Father*Benjamin Albert Melton1 b. 28 May 1825, d. 11 Mar 1888
Mother*Sarah A. Jarrett1 b. 18 Dec 1831, d. 4 Oct 1900

Family: Cynthia Jane Melton and Henry Clay Samples

Citations

  1. [S122] RootsWeb: West Virginia Ancestors, Janet Skelton, e-mail address.
  2. [S92] Census: 1870 Kanawha, West Virginia, Elk, June 13, 1870, HH#145-145
    Melton, Benjamin A., 45, farmer, VA/WV
    Sarah A., 41, keeping house, VA/WV
    Thomas E., 17, farm laborer, VA/WV
    Cyntha J., 16, at home, VA/WV
    Mary L., 14, at home, VA/WV
    Benjamin A., 12, at home, VA/WV
    William A., 10, VA/WV
    Jefferson D., 7, VA/WV
    James M., 4, WV
    Sarah F., 2, WV
    John, 1, WV
    Melton, Thomas, 55, VA/WV
    Norton, Elisha, 54, carpenter, VA.

Henry Clay Samples1

M, b. 8 March 1847, d. 16 September 1919
     Henry Clay Samples was born on 8 March 1847 in Kanawha, Virginia.1 He married Cynthia Jane Melton, daughter of Benjamin Albert Melton and Sarah A. Jarrett, on 26 February 1879 in Kanawha, West Virginia.1 Henry Clay Samples died on 16 September 1919 in Clear Lake, Wisconsin, at age 72.1
Last Edited9 Dec 2004

Family: Henry Clay Samples and Cynthia Jane Melton

Citations

  1. [S122] RootsWeb: West Virginia Ancestors, Janet Skelton, e-mail address.

Mary Lucy Melton1

F, b. 10 February 1856, d. 27 May 1947
Mary Lucy Melton
     Mary Lucy Melton was born on 10 February 1856 in Kanawha, Virginia.2,3,4,1 She was the daughter of Benjamin Albert Melton and Sarah A. Jarrett.1 Mary Lucy Melton married Amos Given, son of George Bratton Given and Margaret McGuffin, on 13 March 1875 in Kanawha, West Virginia.1 Mary Lucy Melton died on 27 May 1947 in Kanawha, West Virginia, at age 91.1 She was buried after 27 May 1947 in Elkview, West Virginia.4 She died in October 1950 at age 94.4
Last Edited26 Apr 2012
Father*Benjamin Albert Melton1 b. 28 May 1825, d. 11 Mar 1888
Mother*Sarah A. Jarrett1 b. 18 Dec 1831, d. 4 Oct 1900

Children of Mary Lucy Melton and Amos Given

Citations

  1. [S122] RootsWeb: West Virginia Ancestors, Janet Skelton, e-mail address.
  2. [S1354] Census: 1860 Kanawha, Virginia, Clendennin, July 26, 1860, HH#1516-1516
    Melton, Benjamin F., Melton, 33, farmer, VA
    Sarah A., 29, VA
    Delilah E., 12, VA
    Elisha O., 10, VA
    Nancy R., 8, VA
    Thomas E., 7, VA
    Mary L., 3, VA
    Benjamin A., 2, VA
    William A., 2/12, VA
    Melton, Thomas, 45, lumberman, VA.
  3. [S92] Census: 1870 Kanawha, West Virginia, Elk, June 13, 1870, HH#145-145
    Melton, Benjamin A., 45, farmer, VA/WV
    Sarah A., 41, keeping house, VA/WV
    Thomas E., 17, farm laborer, VA/WV
    Cyntha J., 16, at home, VA/WV
    Mary L., 14, at home, VA/WV
    Benjamin A., 12, at home, VA/WV
    William A., 10, VA/WV
    Jefferson D., 7, VA/WV
    James M., 4, WV
    Sarah F., 2, WV
    John, 1, WV
    Melton, Thomas, 55, VA/WV
    Norton, Elisha, 54, carpenter, VA.
  4. [S184] Debra Sue Melton, email to John Teets, Mary Lucy Melton and Amos Givens, dated 1/12/2005.

Amos Given1,2,3

M, b. 6 December 1851, d. 25 May 1909
     Amos Given was born on 6 December 1851 in Kanawha, Virginia.1,3 He was the son of George Bratton Given and Margaret McGuffin.3 Amos Given married Mary Lucy Melton, daughter of Benjamin Albert Melton and Sarah A. Jarrett, on 13 March 1875 in Kanawha, West Virginia.1 Amos Given died on 25 May 1909 in Kanawha, West Virginia, at age 57.1,3 He was buried after 25 May 1909.3
Last Edited13 Jan 2005
Father*George Bratton Given3
Mother*Margaret McGuffin3

Children of Amos Given and Mary Lucy Melton

Citations

  1. [S122] RootsWeb: West Virginia Ancestors, Janet Skelton, e-mail address.
  2. [S93] Bobby Teets (Barbara Melton Teets) Personal Files, From Rose Neely "The Family of the Meltons."
  3. [S184] Debra Sue Melton, email to John Teets, Mary Lucy Melton and Amos Givens, dated 1/12/2005.

William Allison Melton1,2

M, b. 4 May 1859, d. 1 December 1946
William Allison Melton
     William Allison Melton was born on 4 April 1859 in Kanawha, West Virginia.3,4,2 He was born on 4 May 1859 in Kanawha, Virginia.4,5,6 He was the son of Benjamin Albert Melton and Sarah A. Jarrett.1 William Allison Melton married Mary E. Brookman on 26 February 1879 in Kanawha, West Virginia.1 William Allison Melton died on 1 December 1946 in Charleston, Kanawha, West Virginia, at age 87.6 He was buried on 3 December 1946 in Elkview, Kanawha, West Virginia.6
Last Edited26 Apr 2012
Father*Benjamin Albert Melton1 b. 28 May 1825, d. 11 Mar 1888
Mother*Sarah A. Jarrett1 b. 18 Dec 1831, d. 4 Oct 1900

Family: William Allison Melton and Mary E. Brookman

     William Allison Melton was also known as William Addison Melton.7

Citations

  1. [S122] RootsWeb: West Virginia Ancestors, Janet Skelton, e-mail address.
  2. [S93] Bobby Teets (Barbara Melton Teets) Personal Files, From Rose Neely "The Family of the Meltons."
  3. [S1354] Census: 1860 Kanawha, Virginia, Clendennin, July 26, 1860, HH#1516-1516
    Melton, Benjamin F., Melton, 33, farmer, VA
    Sarah A., 29, VA
    Delilah E., 12, VA
    Elisha O., 10, VA
    Nancy R., 8, VA
    Thomas E., 7, VA
    Mary L., 3, VA
    Benjamin A., 2, VA
    William A., 2/12, VA
    Melton, Thomas, 45, lumberman, VA.
  4. [S92] Census: 1870 Kanawha, West Virginia, Elk, June 13, 1870, HH#145-145
    Melton, Benjamin A., 45, farmer, VA/WV
    Sarah A., 41, keeping house, VA/WV
    Thomas E., 17, farm laborer, VA/WV
    Cyntha J., 16, at home, VA/WV
    Mary L., 14, at home, VA/WV
    Benjamin A., 12, at home, VA/WV
    William A., 10, VA/WV
    Jefferson D., 7, VA/WV
    James M., 4, WV
    Sarah F., 2, WV
    John, 1, WV
    Melton, Thomas, 55, VA/WV
    Norton, Elisha, 54, carpenter, VA.
  5. [S475] Census: 1880 Kanawha, West Virginia, Elk, District 50, June 8-9, 1880, HH#67-67
    Melton, Benjamin A., 53, farmer, WV VA VA
    wife Sarah A., 48, keeping house, WV WV WV
    son Jefferson D. 18, WV WV WV
    son James M., 16, WV WV WV
    daughter Sarah F., 13, WV WV WV
    son John J., 11, WV WV WV
    daughter Adelia, 8, WV WV WV
    boarder Melton, William A. 21, farm laborer, WV WV WV
    boarder wife Mary, 18, keeping house, WV WV WV.
  6. [S1217] Familysearch Labs, Name: W A Melton
    Death date: 01 Dec 1946
    Death place: Charleston, Kanawha, West Virginia
    Gender: Male
    Age at death: 87 years
    Birth date: 04 Apr 1859
    Birth place: Kanawha County, Wva
    Marital status: Widowed
    Spouse name:
    Father name: Benjamin Melton
    Father birth place: Kanawha County, Wva
    Mother name: Sarah Jarrett
    Mother birth place: Kanawha County, Wva
    Occupation:
    Street address:
    Residence:
    Cemetery name: Reynolds
    Burial place: Elkview
    Burial date: 03 Dec 1946
    Film number: 460371
    Digital GS number: 4226832
    Image number: 84
    Reference number: v M-Q p 22-5
    Source: County Records
    Collection: West Virginia Deaths 1853-1970.
  7. [S26] FamilySearch.org Individual Record.

Mary E. Brookman1,2

F, b. circa 1862
     Mary E. Brookman died in Kanawha, West Virginia.1 She was born circa 1862 in Kanawha, Virginia.3,1 She married William Allison Melton, son of Benjamin Albert Melton and Sarah A. Jarrett, on 26 February 1879 in Kanawha, West Virginia.1
Last Edited26 Apr 2012

Family: Mary E. Brookman and William Allison Melton

Citations

  1. [S122] RootsWeb: West Virginia Ancestors, Janet Skelton, e-mail address.
  2. [S93] Bobby Teets (Barbara Melton Teets) Personal Files, From Rose Neely "The Family of the Meltons."
  3. [S475] Census: 1880 Kanawha, West Virginia, Elk, District 50, June 8-9, 1880, HH#67-67
    Melton, Benjamin A., 53, farmer, WV VA VA
    wife Sarah A., 48, keeping house, WV WV WV
    son Jefferson D. 18, WV WV WV
    son James M., 16, WV WV WV
    daughter Sarah F., 13, WV WV WV
    son John J., 11, WV WV WV
    daughter Adelia, 8, WV WV WV
    boarder Melton, William A. 21, farm laborer, WV WV WV
    boarder wife Mary, 18, keeping house, WV WV WV.

Jefferson Davis Melton1

M, b. 22 January 1861, d. 5 April 1939
Jefferson Davis Melton
     Jefferson Davis Melton was born on 22 January 1861 in Kanawha, Virginia.2,3 He was the son of Benjamin Albert Melton and Sarah A. Jarrett.1 Jefferson Davis Melton married Harriett Frances Williams on 27 January 1884 in Kanawha, West Virginia.1 Jefferson Davis Melton died on 5 April 1939 in Kanawha, West Virginia, at age 78.1
Last Edited4 Apr 2011
Father*Benjamin Albert Melton1 b. 28 May 1825, d. 11 Mar 1888
Mother*Sarah A. Jarrett1 b. 18 Dec 1831, d. 4 Oct 1900

Children of Jefferson Davis Melton and Harriett Frances Williams

Citations

  1. [S122] RootsWeb: West Virginia Ancestors, Janet Skelton, e-mail address.
  2. [S92] Census: 1870 Kanawha, West Virginia, Elk, June 13, 1870, HH#145-145
    Melton, Benjamin A., 45, farmer, VA/WV
    Sarah A., 41, keeping house, VA/WV
    Thomas E., 17, farm laborer, VA/WV
    Cyntha J., 16, at home, VA/WV
    Mary L., 14, at home, VA/WV
    Benjamin A., 12, at home, VA/WV
    William A., 10, VA/WV
    Jefferson D., 7, VA/WV
    James M., 4, WV
    Sarah F., 2, WV
    John, 1, WV
    Melton, Thomas, 55, VA/WV
    Norton, Elisha, 54, carpenter, VA.
  3. [S475] Census: 1880 Kanawha, West Virginia, Elk, District 50, June 8-9, 1880, HH#67-67
    Melton, Benjamin A., 53, farmer, WV VA VA
    wife Sarah A., 48, keeping house, WV WV WV
    son Jefferson D. 18, WV WV WV
    son James M., 16, WV WV WV
    daughter Sarah F., 13, WV WV WV
    son John J., 11, WV WV WV
    daughter Adelia, 8, WV WV WV
    boarder Melton, William A. 21, farm laborer, WV WV WV
    boarder wife Mary, 18, keeping house, WV WV WV.
  4. [S123] RootsWeb: Melton List Melton's, Tresa Tatyrek, e-mail address.
  5. [S184] Debra Sue Melton.
  6. [S184] Debra Sue Melton, email to John Teets, Mont Clarence Melton, Sr., dated 1/8/2005.

Harriett Frances Williams1

F, b. 19 December 1868, d. 21 January 1957
     Harriett Frances Williams was born on 19 December 1868 in Kanawha, West Virginia.1 She married Jefferson Davis Melton, son of Benjamin Albert Melton and Sarah A. Jarrett, on 27 January 1884 in Kanawha, West Virginia.1 Harriett Frances Williams died on 21 January 1957 in Kanawha, West Virginia, at age 88.1
Last Edited26 Apr 2012

Children of Harriett Frances Williams and Jefferson Davis Melton

Citations

  1. [S122] RootsWeb: West Virginia Ancestors, Janet Skelton, e-mail address.
  2. [S123] RootsWeb: Melton List Melton's, Tresa Tatyrek, e-mail address.
  3. [S184] Debra Sue Melton.
  4. [S184] Debra Sue Melton, email to John Teets, Mont Clarence Melton, Sr., dated 1/8/2005.