Alfred Melton

1815–before 1900 (Age 85)
South Carolina, United States

The Life of Alfred

When Alfred Melton was born in 1815, in South Carolina, United States, his father, Michael Melton, was 35 and his mother, Rachel, was 35. He married Nancy Windsor about 1837, in South Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. He died before 1900, at the age of 84.

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Family Time Line

Alfred Melton
1815–1900
Nancy Windsor
1823–
Marriage: about 1837
James M Melton
1839–
Joseph A. Melton
1844–
Elizabeth Melton
1847–1947
Benjamin F Melton
1856–
Margaret A. Melton
1858–
Isaac David Melton
1851–1927
Jessie Preston Melton
1854–1935

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1837
South Carolina, United States
children

(7)

    James M Melton

    Male1839–Male

    Joseph A. Melton

    Male1844–Male

    Female1847–1947Female

    Isaac David Melton

    Male1851–1927Male

    Jessie Preston Melton

    Male1854–1935Male

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Male1780–1869Male

    Rachel

    Female1780–1860Female

siblings

(3)

    Male1815–1900Male

    David C. Melton

    Male1818–1888Male

    John C. Melton

    Male1824–1878Male

World Events (7)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 4

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1822 · Slave Rebellion

Age 7

"On June 16, 1822, Denmark Vesey a free and self-educated African American leads a slave rebellion called ""the rising."" The interesting thing about this rebellion is that it does not really happen. The only thing the judges have to go on is the testimony of people that witness it."
1846

Age 31

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Alfred T Melton, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Alfred S Melton, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Alfred Melton in entry for Jessie Preston Melton, "Alabama Deaths, 1908-1974"

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