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Lena Olive Rance MELTON[1, 2]

Female 1839 - 1930  (91 years)


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  • Name Lena Olive Rance MELTON 
    Born 1 Aug 1839  Tallapoosa County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Census 7 Jul 1860  Tallapoosa County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Address:
    Beat 6 
    • F M McEwen, age 29, born in Georgia; carpenter with personal property valued at $400
      Lena E F McEwen, age 21, born in Georgia
      Sarah L McEwen, age 4, born in Georgia
      Susan M. McEwen, age 2, born in Georgia
    Census 2 Aug 1870  Rockford, Coosa County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • F M McEwin, age 38, born in Georgia; farmer with real property valued at $500 and personal property valued at $400
      L O R McEwin, age 29, born in Georgia; housekeeping
      S L McEwin, age 13, born in Mississippi
      J K McEwin, age 8, born in Alabama
      J T McEwin, age 6, born in Alabama
      N J McEwin, age 5, born in Alabama
      G R McEwin, age 2, born in Alabama
    Census 19 Jun 1880  Weogufka, Coosa County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • F M McEwen, age 49, born in Georgia; both parents born in Georgia; farmer
      Lenie O R McEwen, wife, age 47, born in Georgia, both parents born in Georgia
      Jessie K McEwen, son, age 18, born in Mississippi, both parents born in Georgia
      John T McEwen, son, age 16, born in Alabama, both parents born in Georgia
      Josafielia McEwen, daughter, age 14, born in Alabama, both parents born in Georgia
      George R McEwen, son, age 12, born in Alabama, both parents born in Georgia
      Mary C McEwen, daughter, age 9, born in Alabama, both parents born in Georgia
      William S McEwen, son, age 8, born in Alabama, both parents born in Georgia
      Ida L McEwen, daughter, age 3, born in Alabama, both parents born in Georgia
      Frank H. McEwen, son, age 10 months, born in Alabama, both parents born in Georgia
    Census 16 Jun 1900  Wilsonville, Shelby County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • John T. McEwen, age 36, born January 1864 in Alabama; both parents born in Alabama; married 11 years
      Leona M. McEwen, wife, age 28, born November 1871 in Alabama; mother of 5 children, 4 of whom are living
      Henry G. McEwen, son, age 10, born May 1890 in Alabama
      Benjamin W. McEwen, son, age 7, born July 1892 in Alabama
      Mary O. McEwen, daughter, age 6, born April 1894 in Alabama
      Alrsula L. McEwen, daughter, age 3, born September 1896 in Alabama
      John F. McEwen, son, age 1, born September 1898 in Alabama
      William S. McEwen, brother, age 28, born May 1872 in Alabama
      Francis M. McEwen, father, age 69, born April 1831 in Georgia; married 45 years
      Lena O R McEwen, mother, age 60, born July 1839 in Georgia; mother of 11 children, 9 of whom are living
    Census 29 Apr 1910  Wilsonville, Shelby County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • Francis M. McEwen, age 79, born in Georgia, both parents born in South Carolina; married 54 years
      Lena O.R. McEwen, age 79, born in Georgia, both parents born in Georgia; mother of 11 children, 9 of whom are living
    Died 5 Oct 1930  Wilsonville, Shelby County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Buried Wilsonville, Shelby County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I1548  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 6 Mar 2014 

    Father Jesse MELTON,   b. Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Olive SEERS,   b. Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F2232  Group Sheet

    Family Francis Marion MCEWEN,   b. 14 Apr 1831, Gwinnett County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Mar 1914, Wilsonville, Shelby County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married Abt 1855  [6
    Children 
     1. Sarah Louisa MCEWEN,   b. Abt 1856, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jan 1926  (Age ~ 70 years)
     2. Susan B. MCEWEN,   b. 30 Aug 1858,   d. 14 Nov 1862  (Age 4 years)
    +3. Jesse Kirkham MCEWEN,   b. 7 Nov 1861, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Sep 1942, Weogufka, Coosa County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
    +4. John Thomas MCEWEN,   b. 23 Jan 1864, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jun 1943, Wilsonville, Shelby County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     5. Nancy Josephine MCEWEN,   b. 3 Feb 1866, Coosa County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Mar 1945  (Age 79 years)
    +6. George Robert MCEWEN,   b. 9 Apr 1868,   d. 1923, Wilsonville, Shelby County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)
     7. Mary Ann Katherine MCEWEN,   b. 20 Jun 1870,   d. 24 Apr 1957, Talladega, Talladega County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
    +8. William Sanford MCEWEN,   b. 8 May 1872,   d. 17 Jul 1950, Birmingham, Jefferson County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     9. Benjamin Franklin MCEWEN,   b. 16 Jul 1874,   d. 17 May 1875  (Age 0 years)
    +10. Ida Lee MCEWEN,   b. 10 Sep 1876, Weogufka, Coosa County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Dec 1941, Wilsonville, Shelby County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
     11. Frank Houston MCEWEN,   b. 22 Jul 1879,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 23 Feb 2016 
    Family ID F525  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1 Aug 1839 - Tallapoosa County, Alabama Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Address:
    Beat 6 - 7 Jul 1860 - Tallapoosa County, Alabama
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    Link to Google MapsCensus - 2 Aug 1870 - Rockford, Coosa County, Alabama Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 19 Jun 1880 - Weogufka, Coosa County, Alabama Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 16 Jun 1900 - Wilsonville, Shelby County, Alabama Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 29 Apr 1910 - Wilsonville, Shelby County, Alabama Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 5 Oct 1930 - Wilsonville, Shelby County, Alabama Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Wilsonville, Shelby County, Alabama Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Francis & Lena Melton McEwen
    Francis & Lena Melton McEwen

  • Sources 
    1. [S244] McEwen Descendant Chart, page 3 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S2796] Alabama Deaths - 1908-1974 (Family Search), viewed; 9 May 2009; Lena Olive Rance Melton.

    3. [S1329] Alabama, Tallapoosa - 1860 - Francis McEwen.
      F M McEwen, age 29, born in Georgia; carpenter with personal property valued at $400
      Lena E F McEwen, age 21, born in Georgia
      Sarah L McEwen, age 4, born in Georgia
      Susan M. McEwen, age 2, born in Georgia

    4. [S1330] Alabama, Coosa - 1870 - F M McEwin.
      F M McEwin, age 38, born in Georgia; farmer with real property valued at $500 and personal property valued at $400
      L O R McEwin, age 29, born in Georgia; housekeeping
      S L McEwin, age 13, born in Mississippi
      J K McEwin, age 8, born in Alabama
      J T McEwin, age 6, born in Alabama
      N J McEwin, age 5, born in Alabama
      G R McEwin, age 2, born in Alabama

    5. [S1331] Alabama, Coosa - 1880 - Francis M McEwen.
      F M McEwen, age 49, born in Georgia; both parents born in Georgia; farmer
      Lenie O R McEwen, wife, age 47, born in Georgia, both parents born in Georgia
      Jessie K McEwen, son, age 18, born in Mississippi, both parents born in Georgia
      John T McEwen, son, age 16, born in Alabama, both parents born in Georgia
      Josafielia McEwen, daughter, age 14, born in Alabama, both parents born in Georgia
      George R McEwen, son, age 12, born in Alabama, both parents born in Georgia
      Mary C McEwen, daughter, age 9, born in Alabama, both parents born in Georgia
      William S McEwen, son, age 8, born in Alabama, both parents born in Georgia
      Ida L McEwen, daughter, age 3, born in Alabama, both parents born in Georgia
      Frank H. McEwen, son, age 10 months, born in Alabama, both parents born in Georgia

    6. [S1335] Alabama, Shelby - 1900 - Francis McEwen.
      John T. McEwen, age 36, born January 1864 in Alabama; both parents born in Alabama; married 11 years
      Leona M. McEwen, wife, age 28, born November 1871 in Alabama; mother of 5 children, 4 of whom are living
      Henry G. McEwen, son, age 10, born May 1890 in Alabama
      Benjamin W. McEwen, son, age 7, born July 1892 in Alabama
      Mary O. McEwen, daughter, age 6, born April 1894 in Alabama
      Alrsula L. McEwen, daughter, age 3, born September 1896 in Alabama
      John F. McEwen, son, age 1, born September 1898 in Alabama
      William S. McEwen, brother, age 28, born May 1872 in Alabama
      Francis M. McEwen, father, age 69, born April 1831 in Georgia; married 45 years
      Lena O R McEwen, mother, age 60, born July 1839 in Georgia; mother of 11 children, 9 of whom are living

    7. [S3615] Alabama, Shelby - 1910 - Francis M. McEwen, Wilsonville; 112; page 9A; dwelling 125, family 125; Francis M. McEwen household; viewed; 6 March 2014.


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