Coming to America "The Melton's/Milton's"

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  • ID: I00490
  • Name: Lettice "Lettie" White
  • Sex: F
  • Birth: 27 JAN 1736 in Goochland Co., Virginia
  • Death: 26 FEB 1785 in Rutherford County, North Carolina
  • _FA13: LDS file #JJPX-FW
  • Event: 2nd birth date 9 APR 1732 It is uncertain if there was a previous daughter named Lettia that died.
  • Note:
    Public Service Claims, Albemarle Co, VA, Court Booklet, p. 16, Court Sessions of Sept 19, 1783-page the claim of Lettice Melton for one gun, worth one pound, thirteen shillings, and four pence was allowed.
    The said Lettice Melton is the ancestor who assisted in establishing American Independence, while acting in the capacity of Patriot - furnished supplies.

    Lettice is registered as a "Patriot" in the DAR Natiional # 535712

    It appears that Lettice went with her children to North Carolina abt 1778 - 1782.
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    This is placed here as these are the children and grandchildren.
    1830 Rutherford Co., NC Census
    MELTON Daniel M-19 124 460 1st Regiment
    MELTON Drury M-19 124 459 1st Regiment
    MELTON Eli M-19 124 459 1st Regiment
    MELTON Elisha M-19 124 459 1st Regiment
    MELTON John M-19 124 460 1st Regiment
    MELTON John M. M-19 124 460 1st Regiment
    MELTON John M. M-19 124 460 1st Regiment
    MELTON Joseph M-19 124 460 1st Regiment
    MELTON Joseph M-19 124 460 1st Regiment
    MELTON Joshua M-19 124 459 1st Regiment
    MELTON Lindsey M-19 124 459 1st Regiment
    MELTON Samuel M-19 124 460 1st Regiment
    MELTON Sarah M-19 124 460 1st Regiment
    MELTON Silas M-19 124 460 1st Regiment
    MELTON Susannah M-19 124 460 1st Regiment
    MELTON William M-19 124 460 1st Regiment
    MELTON William JR. M-19 124 459 1st Regiment




    Father: Jeremiah White b: 11 OCT 1695 in Parish of St. Peters and St. Paul, King and Queen Co., Virginia
    Mother: Mary Martin b: 19 APR 1709 in Parish of St. Peters and St. Paul, King William Co., Virginia

    Marriage 1 William** Samuel Melton , (IV) b: 23 NOV 1729 in Surry Co/Goochland Co., Virginia
    • Married: 1748 in Albemarle County, Virginia
    Children
    1. Has Children Sarah Melton b: 1749 in Charlotteville, Albemarle, Virginia
    2. Has No Children Richard Melton b: 1750 in Charlotteville, Albemarle Co., Virginia
    3. Has Children Reuben** "Buck" Melton b: 1751 in Charlotteville, Albemarle Co., Virginia
    4. Has Children John Ball Melton , Sr. b: 21 JUN 1753 in Charlotteville, Albemarle Co., Virginia
    5. Has Children Jesse E. Melton , Sr. b: 1760 in Charlotteville, South Fork Hardware River, Albemarle Co., Virginia
    6. Has Children Mildred Melton b: ABT. 1761 in Charlotteville, South Fork Hardware River, Albemarle Co., Virginia
    7. Has Children Elijah "Eli" S. Melton , Sr. b: ABT. 1763 in Charlotteville, South Fork Hardware River, Albemarle Co., Virginia
    8. Has Children Daniel Farrar Melton b: 27 OCT 1767 in Charlotteville, South Fork Hardware River, Albemarle Co., Virginia
    9. Has No Children Mary "Marge" Melton b: 1769 in Charlotteville, South Fork Hardware River, Albemarle Co., Virginia

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