Meloney Melton

Female 1739 - Bef 1823  (< 84 years)


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  • Name Meloney Melton 
    Born 1739 
    Gender Female 
    Died Bef 18 Oct 1823 
    Notes 
    • 1773, Apr 19 -- Deed Book 6 Page 221, Cumberland County, NC
      Nicholas Nuton and Melonay Nuton deeded Bartholomew Dunn 200 acres located on Wet Creek. Patent to John Doneho 1765. Joseph Williams and Thomas Green were witnesses.

      1795, Nov 24 -- Will Book A, Moore County, NC Page 186-187
      Will of Nicholas Newton, Dec'd. Heirs: wife Meloney Newton [298 acres between Wet Creek and Dry Creek including the plantation where I now live, 200 acres on Sings Creek, 100 acres on Horse Creek, 50 acres on Wet Creek and negro wench Mary], son John Tucker Newton [home tract above after his mother's death], daughter Mary Sowel, daughter Meloney Dun, daughter Febey Melton, son William Newton, son Nicholas Smith Newton, daughter Hannah Carpenter, daughter Delaney Gibson, daughter Charity Newton, daughter Sarah Newton, daughter Elizabeth Newton. Executor: Meloney Newton. Witnesses: Jesse Ritter, John McAulay and Jesse Brown. Proven Feb 1796.

      1798, Aug 10 -- Land Grant #1501, Moore County, NC
      Meloney Newton received 50 acres located on the waters of Dry Creek adjoining John Newton, her own line and Speculators. Bartholomew Dunn Junr. and Nathaniel Melton were chain carriers.

      1800 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 69
      Mary Nuton
      (45+) 1F
      (16-26) 1M 1F
      (0-10) 2M 1F
      1 Slave

      1810 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 614
      Melona Newton
      (45+) 1F
      (16-26) 2M
      1 Slave

      1815 -- Tax List, Moore County, NC
      Meloney Nuton listed 150 acres valued at $150

      1818-1823 -- Tax List
      Meloney Newton listed 150 acres valued at $150

      1820 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 311
      Molly Newton
      (45+) 1M 1F

      1823, Oct 18 -- Record of Estates Book B Page 76, Moore County, NC
      Estate of Meloney Newton, Dec'd by Administrator Jesse Brown. Notes due on the following: William Dunn, Christopher Stuts, Nicholas Wallis, and Malcolm Mathewson.

      1823, Nov 18 -- 1823-1831 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 16
      Jesse Brown Esq. granted Administration of Estate of Meloney Newton, Dec'd.

      1826, Feb 22 -- County Court Minutes, Moore County, NC
      Hiram Kennedy, Nathaniel Tucker, John Paterson, Esq. appointed to settle with Jesse Brown, Esq., Admst. of Meloney Newton, decd.

      1826, May 17 -- County Court Minutes, Moore County, NC
      Committee appointed to settle with Jesse Brown, Admst. of John Smith, decd. and Meloney Newton, decd. reported to the court

      1832, May -- Index to Trial Docket, Moore County, NC
      1833, Feb -- County Accounts, Moore County, NC
      Ligatees of Malona Newton, decd. v. Christian Stuts
    Person ID I14057  Moore County Wallaces
    Last Modified 28 Feb 2021 

    DNA Tests  2 DNA tests are associated with Meloney Melton 

    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 Nicholas Newton,   d. Between 24 Nov 1795 and Feb 1796 
    Children 
     1. Mary Newton,   b. Between 1755 and 1760
    +2. Fereby Newton,   b. Between 1760 and 1765
     3. Meloney Newton,   b. Between 1760 and 1765
     4. William Newton,   b. c1765
     5. Delaney Newton,   b. Between 1770 and 1780
    +6. Hannah Newton,   b. Abt 1772,   d. 21 Feb 1864, Copiah County, MS Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 92 years)
     7. Nicholas Smith Newton,   b. 1770-1775
     8. Charity Newton,   b. Between 1775 and 1780
     9. Sarah Newton,   b. Between 1775 and 1780
     10. Elizabeth Newton,   b. Between 1775 and 1785
    +11. John Tucker Newton,   b. 1777
    Documents
    Map of Nicholas Newton's Neighborhood in Moore County, NC on Wet and Dry Creeks
    Map of Nicholas Newton's Neighborhood in Moore County, NC on Wet and Dry Creeks
    Highlighted tracts include lands grants to Nicholas Newton and wife Meloney Newton.
    Family ID F6321  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
    1796 Will Book A Page 188/189, Moore County, NC - Will of Nicholas Newton [second page]; Will of Jacob Stutts
    1796 Will Book A Page 188/189, Moore County, NC - Will of Nicholas Newton [second page]; Will of Jacob Stutts
    1823 Record of Estates Book B Page 76, Moore County, NC - Estate of Meloney Newton
    1823 Record of Estates Book B Page 76, Moore County, NC - Estate of Meloney Newton
    1798 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #1501 - Meloney Newton
    1798 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #1501 - Meloney Newton
    1813 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #2237 - George Hunsucker
    1813 Land Grant, Moore County, NC #2237 - George Hunsucker

    Histories
    1815 Tax List, Moore County, NC
    1815 Tax List, Moore County, NC
    Earliest complete tax list for Moore County. It is a very large file and may take additional time to load. Courtesy of James V. Comer and the NC Archives. [Located in Treasurer and Comptrollers Papers, Box 6. Moore County]
    1818-1823 Tax List, Moore County, NC
    1818-1823 Tax List, Moore County, NC
    Tax List for District #1 and District #2. While the exact date is uncertain based on a comparison of several landowners it is estimated to have been taken between 1818-1823. This was handed down by the family of Richard Street, tax assessor. during the time period. It is a very large file and may take additional time to load. Courtesy of James V. Comer and the Moore County Library.
    1815 Petition Moore County NC Taxation.pdf
    1815 Petition Moore County NC Taxation.pdf
    1815 -- Petition, Nov-Dec 1815 General Assembly Session Records, Box 2 - Petitions
    The following citizens of Moore County petitioned the General Assembly regarding taxation and the valuation of property: [selected signers] John McAulay Junr., Robt, Graham, Ambrose Mainess, Leonard Furr, Jesse Ritter Senr., Allan McLane, Thos. Ritter, Jno, Ritter, Everet Ritter, Benajmin Dunn, William Wright, Alexander McIntosh, Neil McIntosh, Hector McNeill, Martin Martin, William Williamson, William Lewis, Amus Dowdy, Henry Stutts, Jams. Manes, James Morgan, Nord. Matheson, Malcolm Morison, Christopher Bethune, Norman McDuffey, Allan Morison, Alexanr. Morison, William Dunn (wet), Bartholomew Dunn Sr., Wm. Dunn, Saml. Dunn, Bartholomew Dunn Junr., John Newton, Normand McKinnon, Murdoch McAulay, Benjamin Britt, Christopher Stuts, Donald McLeod, Niel Matheson, David Richardson, Bartholo. Dun, Lewis Sowel, Melony Newton, William Sowel, Alexr. Morison, Stephen Davis, Burl Deaton, John McKinnon, Robert Melton, John Upton, John Smith, Jesse Brown, Jess Lankford, Niel McLeod, Norman McKinnon, Ansel Melton, Arington Sowel, Willis Dickinson, Thos. Dickinson, Jesse Carroll, Robert Cheek, James Cheek, Phillip Cheek, Joseph Farr, Matthais Teague, Benjn. Shields, Jno. Upton, Joseph Duckworth, John Carrel, Francis Myrick, James Harding, Willis Davis, Nathaniel Vick, Ansel Melton, John Martin, David Richardson, Harmon Brewer, Cornelius Kees, Jesse Brewer, Ambrose Brewer, Drewry Brewer, Abednego Maynor, Joseph Morgan, Alexr. Kennedy, William Hunsucker, George Kannedy, Levy Smith, George Hunsucker, Lennerd Stuts, David Caringer, James Williamson, Charles Brady, George Carringer, Jacob Carringer, Willis Brewer, Bradley Garner, Lewis Garner, John Garner, James Sowell, Georg Moore, David Kennedy, Benjamin Elkins, Adam Carpenter, Jonathan Bullock, Robert Burd, Nicholas Nall, Mikel Dickinson, Aaron Tyson, Thomas Graham (Capt.), John Overton, Ruben Shields, John Martin, George Fry, John McNeill, John Wadsworth, Wm. Feagin, Ignatious Wadsworth, Samuel Feagen, Thomas Feagen, John Carrell Junr., Benjin. Gilbert, David Overton, John Record, John Carrell Senr., Alexr. Carrell, John Gilbert, John Cheek, Joab Cheek, William Barrett JP, Wm. Cox, John Dunn, Eleazer Birckhead, Absalom Fry, John Daniely, Jesse Sowell, William Caddell, James Fry, Niel McLeod (Surveyor), Robert Graham Sen., Jason Wadsworth, Geo. Cox, John Sowell, James Holcomb, James Dowd, Jacob White, William Hardin, James Muse, Jason Muse, Benjn. Gilbert, Zachariah Smith, Thos. Muse, Kindred Muse, John Graham, Samuel Womble, James Elkins, Jas. Collins, Andrew White, Randal Cheek, Lewis Phillips, James Smith, James Handcock, Willis Elkins, Samuel Elkins, Solimon Phillips, Brother Carrell and Sterling Carrell.