Miss Melton

1820–
Tennessee, United States

The Life of Miss Melton

When Miss Melton was born in 1820, in Tennessee, United States, her father, Nathan Melton, was 85 and her mother, Nancy Allen, was 90.

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Family Time Line

Nathan Melton
1735–1805
Nancy Allen
1730–1805
Nancy Melton
1757–1761
Betsey Melton
1804–
Nancy Melton
1807–
Nathaniel B Melton Jr
1760–1851
Thomas Gary Melton Sr
1760–1830
William Alexander Melton
1761–1836
Susannah Sally Melton
1769–
Ephraim Melton
1775–1850
Martin Melton
1801–
James Austin Melton
1805–1893
Joel Dillard Melton
1807–1853
Miss Melton
1820–

Parents and Siblings

    Male1735–1805Male

    Nancy Allen

    Female1730–1805Female

siblings

(12)

+7 More Children

World Events (3)

1820 · Making States Equal

Age 0

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1820 · Making Land more affordable

Age 0

"The United States law requiring full payment at the time of purchase and registration of any land. to help encourage sales and make land more affordable, Congress reduced the minimum price of dollar per acre and the minimum size that could be purchased. Most of this land for sale was located on the frontier which was then ""The West"". This Act was good for many Americans, but it was also over used by wealthy investors."
1835 · The Hermitage is Built

Age 15

The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.

Name Meaning

Northern English: habitational name from any of various places, for example in Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Norfolk, and Yorkshire, all of which have the same origin as Middleton , with Old English middel replaced by its Old Norse equivalent meðal after the Scandinavian settlement of northern and eastern England.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (1)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Miss Melton - Published information: birth-name: Melton

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