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Re: Meltons of LA and TX
Posted by: Trish Elliott-Kashima (ID *****0635) Date: February 06, 2010 at 10:21:53
In Reply to: Meltons of LA and TX by Jeramey Melton of 4152

This is not my Melton family - but I believe this will be of help to you...(mine are from Georgia and South Carolina)

From the family search pilot site:

Death records for Louisiana:
John Jay Melton, died 27 Aprill 1945, Logansport, DeSoto, LA. born Center, TX, aged 47. widowed. Father J. J. Melton and Arelia Abdner (this should be Abney)

Emma Melton, died 29 July 1942, Welsh, Jefferson Davis, LA. born ca 1906, Lacassine, LA. Spouse: J. J. Melton. Parents: Hubert Landry and Victoria Verrete.

1930 Census: Welsh, Jefferson Davis, LA:
36-95: Hubert Landry, head, 52, married at age 26, LA, LA, LA, laborer for highway department.
Victoria, wife, 43, married at age 15, LA, LA, LA
Allie, daughter, 25, LA, LA, LA

1930 census: Jefferson Davis, LA:
55-55 Jack Landry, 47
Ovilla, mother, 82, widowed
Paul, brother,
Ioila?, sister in law, 38
Emma, niece, 22

1920 census: Jefferson Davis, LA:
57-57 Hubert Landry, head, 42, LA, LA, LA, farmer
Victoria, wife, 32, LA, LA, LA
Auston, son, 17, LA, LA, LA
Allie, dau, 16, LA, LA, LA
Amma, dau, 14 (this is Emma), LA, LA, LA
Ovilla, son, 11, LA, LA, LA

1910 census: Calcasieu, LA
185-188: Hubert Landry, head, 33, married 1 time, 9 years, LA, LA, LA, farmer
Victoria, wife, 24, married 1 time, 9 years, 4 children, 4 living, LA, LA, LA
Austin, son, 7, LA, LA, LA
Allie, dau, 6, LA, LA, LA
Emma, dau, 4, LA, LA, LA
Ovile E., son, 1, LA, LA, LA
186-189: Victor Verrett, 64, married 2 times, 14 years, 7 children, 6 living, LA, LA, LA
Alene?, wife, 39?, married 1 time, 14 years, 0 children, 0 living, LA, LA, LA
Lettie Landry, sis in law, 35, married 1 time, 8, years,

Louisiana Deaths: Hubert Landry, died 3 Oct 1935, Lacasine, Jefferson Davis, LA, born ca 1877 Lacasine. wife: Victoria Verret. Parents: Ovide Landry and Laura Ardoni.

1910 census: Shelby Co TX:
James H. Hanson, 63, GA, GA< GA
Laura Hanson, 23, TX, MS, LA, wife
Tina Hooper, 6, stepdau, TX, TX, TX
Mary A. Melton, 48, mo in law, widow, LA, AL, MS
Robert Melton, 15, bro in law, TX, MS, LA
John J. Melton, 13, bro in law, TX, MS, LA
Beyde? Melton, 7, brother in law, TX, MS, LA
George M. Powell, 26, boarding, TX, TX, TX
Robbie Powell, 19, wife,

1900 census: Shelby Co TX: (family is very faint)
249-250: John Melton, born 1852 48, married 24 years,MS, GA, ?
Aurelia, wife, born --- 1862, 38, married 24 years, 9 children, 8 living, LA, AL, LA
Richard, son, born July 1880, 19, LA, MS, LA
Teresa?, dau, born Aug 1884, 15, TX, MS, LA
Tobe, son, born 1886, 13, TX, MS, LA
Carrie?, dau, born Oct 1888, 11, TX, MS, LA
Clara, dau, born Feb 1893, 7, TX, MS, LA
Robb, son, born Aug 1895, 4, TX, MS, LA
Jay, son, born May 1897, 3, TX, MS, LA
Jeremy Obner?, --- in law, 66, widowed, 1 child, MS, MS, MS

Death record from TX:
Tobe M. Melton, died 27 Aug 1973, Center, Shelby, TX. Parents: John Melton and Mary Arelia Abney.

WWI draft card:
Robe Melton, born Nov 25, 1885, farmer. Neaerest relative Willie Melton (wife). Short, medium build, gray eyes, black hair.

LA marriages:
John Melton and Relia Abner, 23 Nov 1876, Franklin LA

1880 census: Richland, LA
297-321: John Melton, 25, farmer, MS, MS, MS
Arle, 20, wife, LA, AL, LA
William Shipley, 12, nephew, LA, ?, LA
Fannie Melton, 4/12, born Feb, LA, MS, LA

1870 census: Richland, LA
142-141: Elisha Sims, 60, farmer, $3000, $1000, MS
Catherine, 32, PA
Charles, 19, MS
John Melton, 16, MS, farm hand

1870 censusL Richland, LA:
163-162: William Melton, 45, farmer, 0, 425, MS
Sarah, 39, MS
Susan, 20, MS
John J., 16, MS
Polly A., 14, MS
James B., 12, MS
Manerva, 11, MS
Henry, 10, MS
Madison, 8, MS
Stonewall, 8
Nedum?, 2
Nathan, 1
David, 10/12
Sarah A., 4

1870 census: Rayville, Richland, LA:
24-24: Mahulda Calvert, 25, LA
Virginia Abney, 16, LA
Mary A. Abney, 12, LA
Kate Calvert, 4, LA

1860 census: Franklin, LA
29-29: Mahulda Abney, 29, $5,000, $2,236, LA
Lord Thomas Chesterfield Abney, 9, LA
Virginia E Abney, 5, LA
Wm G Abney, 4, LA
Mary A. Abney, 2, LA
Jno W Cazey, 24, merchant, $2000, $6000, LA
B S Bligh, merchant, NY

1860 census: Franklin Co MS:
263: William Melton, 34, farmer, $600, $100, MS
Sarah, 30, MS
Catherine, 13, MS
Lenorah, 9, MS
Nancy, 7, MS
John, 6, MS
Mary, 5, MS
James, 3, MS
Minerva, 1, MS
Henry 1/12, MS

1850 census: Franklin Co MS:
William Milton, 23, MS
Sarah, 21, MS
Susan C., 1, MS

1850 census:
Crimanther? Abney (this is Cinncinnatus), 22, farmer, $1800, AL
Mahala, 19, LA
James F. Thomason, 23, LA
John D., 18, LA
Iva L?, 16, LA
Elisha P., 15, LA
Senith?, 13, LA
Elihu, 10, LA
Adison, 6, LA
Sally? Lofton, 56, LA

Try a google search for Cinncinnatus Abney and you will see he was born 12 July 1828, Bibb Co, AL, son of Thomas Hamilton Abney and Mary Ann Holmes, died 1855, Franklin Parish LA and married Mahulda Thomason.

If there is anything else I can do to help you, let me know. Trish Elliott-Kashima, Lawrenceburg TN

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