Bef 1739 - Bef 1806 (~ 67 years)
||Nathan Melton |
||Edgefield County, SC
||Bef 27 Oct 1806
|Patriarch & Matriarch
- 1758, May 23 -- Land Grant #264, Orange County, NC
Joseph Walker received 468 acres located on Collins Creek 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 -- Land Grant #37 &114, Orange County, NC
Nathan Melton received 391 acres 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 429 acres 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 -- Land Grant #664, Orange County, NC
George Hobson received 240 acres 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, Oct 2 -- Land Grant #164, Orange County, NC
James Sellars received 700 acres 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 -- Land Grant #733, Orange County, NC
Gideon Kirksey received 483 acres located on Haw River adjoining Robt. Patterson, Edward Kirksey, Nathan Melton, and Joseph Walker and including the Cedar Islands. 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.
1773, Dec 11 -- Deed Book A Page 363, Chatham County, NC
Robert Patterson and wife Elizabeth deeded Robert Stedder a tract adjoining Nathan Melton and James Sellars. Christopher Kerksey and Catton/Catlon Buland/Berland were witnesses.
1774, Aug 11 -- Deed Book A Page 280, Chatham County, NC
James Stewart Junr. deeded Ralph Macnair (of Orange County, NC) 177 acres located north of Haw River adjoining Luke Bynum and Nathan Melton being the same land Stewart bought from William Ainsly. William Sloan, Chas. Abercromby and Joseph Stewart.
1788, Mar 17 -- Deed Book E Page 15, Chatham County, NC
Jesse Brown deeded John Ferrington 200 acres adjoining Nathan Melton, John Alexander and James Sellers. Daniel Burnett and Ignas. West were witnesses.
1790 -- Census, Edgefield County, SC Page 511
1800 -- Census, Edgefield County, SC Page 179
(45+) 1M 1F
(16-25) 1M 3F
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.
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