Nathan Melton

Male Bef 1739 - Bef 1806  (~ 67 years)


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  • Name Nathan Melton 
    Born Bef 1739 
    Gender Male 
    Census 1790  Edgefield County, SC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1800  Edgefield County, SC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died Bef 27 Oct 1806 
    Notes 
    • 1758, May 23 -- Granville Land Grants, Orange County, NC
      Joseph Walker received a 468 acre Land Grant located North of Haw River. Robt. Melton and Nathan Melton were chain carriers. Surveyed 2 Apr 1756.

      1759, Apr 24 [written] -- Will of Robert Melton, Orange County, NC
      Sons: James [eldest], Nathaniel, Nathan, Isesum, Ancel, and Archelius [younger]
      Executor: son Nathan Melton
      James Sellers, Mary Stratton, and Richard Parker were witnesses.

      1759, Jun [2nd Tues] -- 1752 - 1762 County Court Minutes, Orange County, NC Page 23-183
      Will of Robert Melton, dec'd. exhibited by Nathan Melton was proven by Richard Parker. Other witnesses James Sellers and Mary Stratton to be summoned to appear next Superior Court.

      1759, Dec [2nd Tues] -- 1752 - 1762 County Court Minutes, Orange County, NC Page 34-206
      Perishable Estate of Robert Melton dec'd to be sold

      1760, May [2nd Tues] -- 1752 - 1762 County Court Minutes, Orange County, NC Page 37-212
      Nathan Melton, Exec of Robert Melton, dec'd filed an account of sales

      1760, Jul 30 -- Granville Land Grants, Orange County, NC
      Nathan Melton received a 391 acre Land Grant located North of Haw River below red field at the Great Falls and above mouth of Second Branch. Robert Patterson and John Collins were chain carriers. Originally 640 acres entered by Robert Milton, decd. 4 Nov 1756 and deeded to heir, Nathan Melton. Warrant issued 14 May 1757 and surveyed 25 Oct 1759.

      1760, Jul 30 -- Granville Land Grants, Orange County, NC
      Christopher Kerksey received a 429 acre Land Grant located North of Haw River on Wilkinsons Creek. Nathan Melton and Jas. Kerksey were chain carriers. Warrant issued 6 Feb 1759 and surveyed 25 Oct 1759.

      1760, Aug 2 -- Granville Land Grants, Orange County, NC
      George Hobson received a 240 acre Land Grant located on the Middle Fork of Rocky River. George Hobson, Jr. and James Barns were chain carriers. Jas. Watson and Nathan Melton were witnesses. Surveyed 6 Apr 1756.

      1761, Feb 12 -- Deed, Orange County, NC
      Earl of Granville granted Nathan Milton 350 acres

      1761 Oct 2 -- Granville Land Grants, Orange County, NC
      James Sellars received a 700 acre Land Grant located on Pinetree Creek adjoining Nathan Melton and where Sellars now lives. Robt. Sellars and James Cater were chain carriers. Entered and Warrant issued 19 Nov 1760 and surveyed 9 May 1761.

      1762, Dec 29 -- Granville Land Grants, Orange County, NC
      Gideon Kirksey received a 483 acre Land Grant located on Haw River adjoining Robt. Patterson, Edward Kirksey, Nathan Melton, and Joseph Walker. Wm. Griffen and David Kirksey were chain carriers. Surveyed Mar 17 1762.

      1767, Feb 10 -- Deed, Orange County, NC
      Nathan Milton deeded John Brown 300 acres proven by John Gunter

      1770, Mar 3 -- Deed Book 3, Page 592, Orange County, NC
      Zachariah Gross of Granville County deeded William Ansley of Orange County 177 acres located North of Haw River adjoining Luke Binum and Nathan Milton. Sold from James Sellars to James Bogan on 21 Dec 1767. Saml. Mya and Anthony Coxart were witnesses. Proven July 1772 by Samuel Mya.

      1790 -- Census, Edgefield County, SC Page 511
      Nathan Melton
      (16+) 1M
      (0-16) 1M
      3F

      1800 -- Census, Edgefield County, SC Page 179
      Nathan Melton
      (45+) 1M 1F
      (16-25) 1M 3F
      (0-10) 2F

      1805, Sept 15 [written] Oct 27, 1806 [proven] -- Will Book A Page 230, Edgefield County, SC
      Last Will and Testament of Nathan Melton, Planter
      My lands, tenements, rents, etc., unto my daughter Susanna Melton, and my two grandsons, Nathan Melton, Junior's sons, Auston Philips Melton and Robert Auswell Melton and to William Melton and Nancy Crouch and Naomy Smedly.... To my daughter, Susanna, I give all my lands but she is to give to my two grandsons, Nathan Meltons's sons, $100.00 or that part of the land that lies on the south side of Indian Creek... and I give to my two grandsons four head of cattle and two feather beds out of the beds at this time in the hands of heir mother, Naomy Smedly... I give two cows and calves to William Melton, My son, (and) one feather bed and furniture... and to Nancy Crouch I give five head of cattle, bed, furniture and one mare, the whole of which property she has in her possession at this time. The residue of my property I give to my daughter Susanna and I appoint Sampson Pope, William Melton & Susanna Melton as executors. Aaron Etheridge, Charles Perkims and Isaac Cawell were witnesses. Signed: Nathan Melton.
      Proved by the oath of Aaron Etheridge & Charles Parkins 27 Oct 1806 at the same time qualified Susanna Melton as executrix & recorded the 11 May 1807.
    Person ID I03448  Moore County Wallaces
    Last Modified 31 Aug 2012 

    Father Robert Melton,   d. 1759, Orange County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Histories
    Melton Family of Moore County, NC - Miscellaneous Records
    Melton Family of Moore County, NC - Miscellaneous Records
    The enclosed is a timeline and accounting of Melton references in Moore County, Cumberland County and earlier references from Orange and Chatham County.
    Family ID F0974  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Children 
     1. Susanna Melton
     2. Nathan Melton, Jr.
    +3. William Melton,   b. 31 Jul 1761,   d. 6 Jun 1836  (Age 74 years)
    Last Modified 13 Nov 2012 10:23:00 
    Family ID F11410  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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  • Documents
    1759 Inventories, Sales and Accounts of Estates Page 25, Orange County, NC - Estate of Robert Melton
    1759 Inventories, Sales and Accounts of Estates Page 25, Orange County, NC - Estate of Robert Melton
    1759 Inventories, Sales and Accounts of Estates Page 26, Orange County, NC - Estate of Robert Melton
    1759 Inventories, Sales and Accounts of Estates Page 26, Orange County, NC - Estate of Robert Melton
    1759 Inventories, Sales and Accounts of Estates Page 27, Orange County, NC - Estate of Robert Melton
    1759 Inventories, Sales and Accounts of Estates Page 27, Orange County, NC - Estate of Robert Melton