22 August 1779–3 September 1864 (Age 85)
Nash, North Carolina, United States
When Pheriba J. Melton was born on 22 August 1779, in Nash, North Carolina, United States, her father, David Matthew Melton, was 37 and her mother, Barsheba Beaufort Thomas, was -43. She married David Benton about 1802, in North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 3 September 1864, at the age of 85, and was buried in Benton, Tennessee, United States.
Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.