Isham Melton


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  • Name Isham Melton 
    Gender Male 
    • 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.

      1761, Feb 2 -- Granville Land Grants, Orange County, NC
      John Camp received 210 acres located on both sides of Mountain Creek of Flatt River. Isom Milton and John Camp were chain carriers. Warrant issued for 640 acres 1 Aug 1758 and surveyed 9 Aug 1760.
    Person ID I02950  Moore County Wallaces
    Last Modified 11 Jul 2020 

    Father Robert Melton,   d. 1759, Orange County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    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

  • Histories
    1768 Petition, Cumberland and Orange Counties
    1768 Petition, Cumberland and Orange Counties
    1768, Nov 11 -- Petition, Nov 1768 - Dec 1768 General Assembly Session Records
    Petition of inhabitants of Orange and Cumberland counties to divide the counties and create a new county beginning at the intersection of Johnston, Orange and Cumberland county line running north 18 miles then west 42 miles, thence south 34 miles thence east 42 miles and north to the beginning. Signed by the following: [selected signers] James Riddle, Wm. Riddle, Christopher Yow, William Dickerson, Owen Dowd, William Barber, Nathaniel Powell, Joseph Fry, Howel Brewer, Geddin Gilbert, Joseph Gilbert, Warner Coleman, Lishey Lawley, Alexdr. Kennedy, Jeremiah Phillips, Lambert Reed, John Garner, Thomas Neddam, Enoch Spinks, John Larrance, John Needom, Thos. Kost, James Latham, Isom Melton, John Lawrence and Charles Golston. [Editor's Note: these were inhabitants of what would later become the counties of Moore, Chatham and Randolph petition was rejected.]