Hannah Melton

Female


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  • Name Hannah Melton 
    Gender Female 
    Notes 
    • 1794, Dec 6 -- Will Book A, Moore County, NC Pages 186-187
      Will of John Sheffield, Dec'd. Heirs: wife Hannah Sheffield [100 acre plantation where I now live], son Mark Sheffield, son John Sheffield, son Adam Sheffield [100 acres on Rattlesnake Branch], son Isham Sheffield [100 acres where he now lives], son Averit Sheffield [100 acre plantation where I now live after his mother's death], daughter Sarah Dennis, daughter Mary Dun, daughter Lucretia Dun, daughter Rebekah Awtry, daughter Hannah Mainyard, daughter Elizabeth Awtry and two youngest daughters Lydda and Milly Sheffield. Executors: wife Hannah Sheffield and Averet Smith. Witnesses: Averet Smith, Isam Sheffield and Windsor Pearce. Proven Feb 1796.
    Person ID I03437  Moore County Wallaces
    Last Modified 23 Aug 2020 

    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

    Family John Sheffield, Sr.,   b. Bef 1740,   d. Bef Feb 1796  (Age ~ 56 years)  [1
    Children 
     1. Sarah Sheffield
     2. Hannah Sheffield
    +3. Elizabeth Sheffield,   d. 22 Aug 1826, Wilcox County, AL Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Lydia Sheffield
     5. Milly Sheffield
     6. Mark Sheffield,   b. Bef 1753
    +7. Mary Sheffield,   b. 17 Dec 1759,   d. 11 May 1862  (Age 102 years)
    +8. John Sheffield, Jr.,   b. 1750-1760,   d. Bef 14 Sep 1837  (Age 77 years)
     9. Lucretia Sheffield,   b. 1760-1765
    +10. Rebecca Sheffield,   b. 1770-1774
     11. Isham Sheffield,   b. c1774,   d. Bef 15 Dec 1820  (Age ~ 46 years)
     12. Everet Sheffield,   b. Between 1770-1775
     13. Adam Sheffield,   b. 1770-1780,   d. 1844, Calhoun County, AL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
    Documents
    Map of John Sheffield's Neighborhood in Moore County, NC on Bear and Wolf Creeks
    Map of John Sheffield's Neighborhood in Moore County, NC on Bear and Wolf Creeks
    Highlighted tracts include grants to John Sheffield, Sr.[BLUE], John Sheffield, Jr. and III[GREEN] and Isham Sheffield[YELLOW].
    Histories
    Sheffield Family of Moore County, NC - Miscellaneous Records
    Sheffield Family of Moore County, NC - Miscellaneous Records
    The enclosed is a timeline and accounting of early Sheffield references in Moore County and Cumberland County. Given the numerous John, Isham, Adam and Everet Sheffields I have tried to denote which one that I believe the reference is referring to.
    Last Modified 23 Aug 2020 
    Family ID F6475  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    1796 Will Book A Page 186/187, Moore County, NC - Will of John Sheffield; Will of Nicholas Newton
    1796 Will Book A Page 186/187, Moore County, NC - Will of John Sheffield; Will of Nicholas Newton
    1798 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #1946 - Solomon Barrett
    1798 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #1946 - Solomon Barrett
    1798 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #1399 - Isham Sheffield
    1798 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #1399 - Isham Sheffield

  • Sources 
    1. [S1005] Jan Bodenheimer [jan_bodenheimer@yahoo.com], 26 Feb 2011.
      JOHN SHEFFIELD, SR. was born Abt. 1725 in VA, and died Feb 1796 in Moore Co., NC. He married HANNAH "JOHANNA" MELTON Abt. 1748 in Upper Moore Co., NC, daughter of ROBERT MELTON and MARY FARRAR. She was born 1734 in Brunswick Co., VA, and died 1840 in Moore Co., NC.

      Children of JOHN SHEFFIELD and HANNAH MELTON are:
      i. DAVID6 SHEFFIELD, b. 1747, Moore Co., NC; d. Bef. 1796.

      ii. MARK SHEFFIELD, b. 1748, Moore Co., NC; d. Bet. 26 Jun 1806 - 10 Jun 1807, Burke Co., GA; m. ELIZABETH WILLIAMSON.

      iii. JOHN SHEFFIELD, JR., b. Abt. 1750, Moore Co., NC; d. 1825, Moore Co., NC.

      iv. ISHAM "ISOM" SHEFFIELD, b. 1756, Moore Co., NC; d. Jan 1827, Wilcox Co., AL; m. SARAH "SALLY" WILLIAMSON.

      v. MARY ANN SHEFFIELD, b. 17 Dec 1759, Moore Co., NC; d. 11 May 1862, Anson Co., NC.

      vi. LUCRETIA " LUTECIA" SHEFFIELD, b. 1760, Moore Co., NC; m. JOHN DUNN.

      vii. REBEKAH "REBECCA" RACHEL SHEFFIELD, b. 1762, Moore Co., NC; m. (1) UNKNOWN (OWBY) OWENSBY; m. (2) ELIJAH AUTRY, Bef. 1774.

      viii. HANNAH SHEFFIELD, b. 1763, Moore Co., NC; d. Abt. 1796, Hall Co., GA.

      ix. ELIZABETH SHEFFIELD, b. 1764, Moore Co., NC; d. 22 Aug 1826, Wilcox Co., AL.

      x. LYDIA "LYDDA" SHEFFIELD, b. 1765, Moore Co., NC.

      xi. ADAM SHEFFIELD, SR., b. 09 Mar 1765, Moore Co., NC; d. 26 Jun 1844, St. Clair, Benton (Calhoun) Co., AL.

      xii. AMELIA MILDRED "MILLY" SHEFFIELD, b. 1766, Moore Co., NC; d. Dec 1881, Chesterfield, Edgefield Dist., SC.

      xiii. SARAH SHEFFIELD, b. Abt. 1768, Moore Co., NC; d. 08 Nov 1850, Posibly Grainger Co., TN.

      xiv. HENRY EVERETT "AVERETT " SHEFFIELD, b. Abt. 1769, Moore Co., NC; d. 1865, Lumpkin Co., GA.