family histories


Please Note:  These are family histories donated by researchers in the 1970's & 1980's. You may disagree with their findings or have better proof.  If so, please contact me with your findings and I will pass it on to other researchers. This page will be changing often, as I have many family histories.


1. Richard Melton (the Ranger)
    b. Shotover Forest, Oxford, England
2. John Melton
    b. 1563 d. 15 Mar 1647 md. Sarah Jeffries(b. 1554 d. 3 Apr 1637)
    A. John b. 1608 (Poet) d. 1672
    B. Anne md. Edw. Phillips
    C. Richard b. 1610
    D. Thomas b. 1614 (said to have died young)
    E. Christopher b. 1615/18?  md. Thomasine Webber 1638
    F William

3. Richard
    b. 1610 England

    A. Richard b. VA.

4. Richard
    b. VA. md. Margaret Ross
    A. Berebe md. Mary
    B. Richard

5. Berebee
    b. VA  md. Mary

    A. Robert
    B. Zachariah
    C. Jonathon

6. Jonathon (will made 18 Jan 1758)
    md. Purify
    A. Jonathon  b. 1720
    B. Ann

COMPILER: Viola Myrtle Melton Yelvington.


Daniel son of William Melton & Lettice White.

Daniel Melton and his wife Elizabeth Norvell Melton had son Samuel b. 25 Jul 1821 md. Olly Caroline Melton b. 4 Oct 1821 d/o Eli J. & Eliz. Melton Melton.

Susannah b. 27 Sep 1843
Samuel Norvell b. 11 Feb 1845
Joseph H. b. 10 Jan 1847
Anna Elizabeth b. 15 Dec 1849
Amanda (Sarah) b. 27 Sep 1851
Benah Adeline b. 21 Aug 1853
Archie D. b. 19 Oct 1855
James D. b. 22 Jan 1878

COMPILER: Thomas Jefferson Melton (deceased)


GEN. 1 Henry Milton b. 1760 md. Rhoda Wichwire.
GEN. 2 John Milton b. 1783/4 md. Margt. Steeves
GEN. 3 Clark Milton b. 1811
GEN. 3 Peter Milton b. 1809 md. Sarrah Terris
GEN. 4 Alonzo Dee Milton b. 12 Oct 1839 Hillsborough, Can.  (son of Clark)
                md. Miriam Milton b. 14 Apr 1851 (dau. of Peter)
GEN. 5 Alfred Edgebert Milton b. 28 Feb 1873 Hillsborough, Albert Co., New brunswick, Canada
                md. Inez Denny
GEN. 6 Vaughn Alfred Milton b. 22 Oct 1904 Kalispell, Mt. md. Signe Fosse
GEN. 7 Donna Jean Milton

COMPILER: Donna Jean Milton Bruce.


David Melton of England md. Susan


Columbus md. Silvia Mosteller

Thos. Columbus (Bible reads his middle name as Carter)
John of Hiawassee
Bud of St. Louis, Mo.
Henry of Cheyenne, Wyo.
Mary of Cheyenne
Ada of Hayesville, ?

Henry Martin md. Sally Neal and had daug. Mary Jane Martin md. Thos. C. Melton

Thos. C. Melton b. 4 Nov. 1866 md.  9 Oct 1887   Mary Jane (b. 29 Oct 1867)

Cleveland C. Martin Melton b.5 Mar 1885  (1st marr.?)
Meary Elizabeth b. 15 Apr 1888
W.H. (William) b. 20 Jun 1889
Lily Nebraska b. 8 Mar 1891
Ellie May b. 20 Sep 1893
Lina Bell b. 15 Mar 1898
Pearly M. (Mae?) b. 23 Oct 1900
Garland Garfield b. 23 Jul 1903
Charley Judson or Walter b. 12 Jun 1907
Carmel Christine b. 22 Sep 1909   d. 30 May 1910

Charley Judson is the father of Nathan.  The family is from NC.

COMPILER: Mrs. Betty Melton



Yelverton bca 1790-1800 VA or TN  d bef. 1860  md. 3 Jul 1823 Susan Taylor
son of Joel & Winnifred Newell md. Wayne Co. Ky.  17 Jan 1803, James Barnet, surety.

1. William W. bca. 1824 Cole Co. Mo. (will prob. 15 Aug 1850)
2. Nancy bca 1826 md. Andrew L. Henderson 15 Nove 1846
3. Rebecca bca. 1827
4. Elizabeth bca 1830 md. Elijah W. Jones
5. Jacob M. bca 1832 (will prob. 1850)
6. Jerome Ransom b. 24 Oct 1834 d. 14 Feb 1912 Woodlawn, Tx.
    md. 1 Nov 1868 Sarah Auora Howard
7. Spencer Pettis bca 1836 md. Catherine Lynch
8. Snelling Johnson bca 1841 md. Laura Virginia Albin  4 Aug 1864 Lafayette Co. Mo.
9. Julia Ann b. 27 Jan 1843  d. 7 Jul 1929 Pleasant Hill, Cole Co., Mo.
    md. 14 Nov 1869 James R. Taylor.

COMPILER: Kenneth Wilhite.