Meador-Scott Bible & Elijah Melton Bible

Bible of John Griggs Meador

John Griggs Meador b. 14 Mar, 1828 - died 29 April 1880.
married 25 Aug 1847
Eliza Jane Scott born 23 Oct 1826 Ala; d. 26 Nov 1887

Obe. J. Meador b. New Albany, Miss June 26, 1848; died Sept 27 1921.
Ellender Ann Meador b. New Albany, Miss. Aug. 30 1850; died Oct 22, 1935.
Benjamin Franklin Meador b. New Albany, Miss. Aug 19, 1852; died Apr 13, 1925
James Joel Meador b. New Albany, Miss. Oct 13, 1854 died July 2, 1870
John Douglas Meador b. New Albany, Miss. Jan. 18, 1858; died Dec 18, 1858 (d. Dec. 18, 1878)
David Thomas Meador b. Cryer Creek, Tex. June 27, 1860.
Frances Isabel Meador b. Cryer Creek, Tex. Aug 17, 1864, married Apr. 29, 1886; d. Apr.9, 1898
Eliza Florence Meador b. Cryer Creek, Tex Oct 3, 1866; d. June 8, 1868
Lucy Jane Meador b. Cryer Creek, Tex. Oct. 29, 1868; married 1886; d. Nov. 24, 1898
Willoughby Ardene Meador b. Cryer Creek, Tex. Mar 4, 1871, living in 1939
William Thompson Melton born New Albany, Miss. Apr. 19, 1852; married Apr. 29, 1886; died Nov 14, 1891
Elijah Melton b. Cryer Creek, Tex Feb. 11, 1887; married 1913
Harry Melton, b. Cryer Creek, Tex. 1888; died 1911
Charles Melton b. Cryer Creek, Tex. 1889; died 1894
Mertie Melton b. Cryer Creek, Tex. 1891; married 1909 (to Bert Jones),; living in 1939.
Maggie (Stewart) Melton, born 1895
Essie Melton born 1914
Frances Melton, born 1916; married 1935 E. L. Armstrong
Howard Melton, born 1918
(note: 1939 Howard was attending Texas A & M at Bryan, Texas)
Narcine Melton, born 1920; died 22 months old.
Elijah Melton Jr., born 1925
Thomas Earle Melton, born 1934
Larry Daune Melton, born 1936.

Bible Record abstracted from TX DAR 1937-1940 Vol 1 p.188 & 189. The Melton and Meador families are part of the Vinson/Scroggins/Meador family of Robert Vinson.

Note: John G. Melton, a widower, was living in Dresden, Navarro County, Texas p. 86 in 1870


The Melton and Green families

Melton Bible
Published 1793 Edinberg
Original Owner: Elijah and Ann Green Melton, Greene Co. Ala.
Present Owner: Mrs. Chris L. Knox, great-granddaughter of Elijah and Ann Melton.

Elijah Melton was born Aug. 2, 1773
Ann Melton was born the 7th of Oct. , 8 o'clock in the morning, 1787
Martha Ann Melton, daughter of Elijah and Ann Melton, the 15th of May 1818
Mary Crawford Melton was born, daughter of Elijah and Ann Melton, the 26th of Nov. 1819
Elijah Green Melton, son of Elijah and Ann Melton, was born the 20th of Jan., 1822
Louisa Freelove Melton, daughter of Elijah and Ann Melton, was born the 8th of Aug 1824


Deaths:
Ann Melton departed this life Nov. 28th, 1848
(in the back of the bible is the following)
Ann C. Greene was born the 11th of June, 1811
Pelegg Green died the 19th of Jan., 1843
Martha Ann Melton was born the 10th of Jan 1847
Mary Eliza Melton was born the 29th of Mar., 1849
Sarah Jedidah Melton was born the 31st of Jan., 1851
Amos Waid Melton was born the 31st of Jan., 1855
Charles Melton was born the 17th of Feb., 1857 and died the 7th of Sept., 1857
John H. Melton was born the 2nd of Sept., 1858
Ethan Elijah Melton was born Feb. 24th, 1861

Bible Record abstracted from TX DAR 1937-1940 Vol 1 p.188 & 189. The Melton and Meador families are part of the Vinson/Scroggins/Meador family of Robert Vinson.

Found at Corsicana Library - Genealogy Department

Old Diary of Alexander Campbell McMillan and Louisa Freelove Melton

Record of family was kept by E. Wiley Johnson and wife, Frances "Fannie" Louisa McMillan Johnson until 1936 after Fannie's death.

E. Wiley died in 1924. They were married on Wednesday, June 15th 1870.

Written in Fannie's handwriting:
Alexander McMillan was born Sunday, May 2, 1825
Louisa Freelove Melton McMillan was born on Sunday, Aug. 8, 1824
William Crawford McMillan was born Tuesday, Sept. 22, 1846
James Alexander was born Mon. Sept. 18, 1848
Mary Catherine McMillan was born Sun. Sept. 1, 1850
Frances Louisa McMillan was born Friday, Nov. 12, 1852
Robert Hamilton McMillan was born Sat. March 24, 1855

I believe there is more of this that I possibly missed and will need to search further.

 

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