Melton Family Line
(James Gerald Melton siblings: Archie Herbert Melton (10/2/1909-195?; Virginia Epoline Melton [2/17/1910-1998]; John William Melton [11/3/1916-198?])
Archie C. Melton, father of James Gerald Melton,
(Archie C. Melton siblings: Jonathan [1/5/1867-1916]; Hood [4/20/1870-5/25/1958]; Georgia (Gilbert) 9/20/1873-1/19/1956; Mabel [4/5/1875-6/30/1878]; Bennie (Bols) [7/17/1879-9/3/1961]; James E. "Bud" [10/7/1881-1932]; Martha "Mattie" (Justice) [3/21/1884-7/18/1978]; Thomas J. [9/29/1886-12/23/1910]; John Spencer [2/10/1888-4/8/1964]; Willie Edna (Erickson) [7/17/1889-199?]); Myrtie Iola (Dansby) [4/2/1891-2/7/1978])
John Melton, father of Archie C. Melton
(John Melton siblings: Lewis [1/27/1851-6/9/1891]; Massee (Gardiner) [b-d unk, marr. Steven Gardiner]; Laura [b-d unk]; Thomas [b-d unk, marr. Annie Adams])
Margret Virgina Gardner, wife, [4/1/1849-8/28/1905], born Pike Cnty. AL
Daniel Melton, father of John Melton
- according to descendants of son John's line, Daniel was born in Ireland - according to descendants of son Lewis' line, Daniel was born in Chesterfield, SC � he remarried Mrs. Mary Killingsworth, presumably after Abigail's death.
Abigail McGuire, first wife of Daniel and mother of his children, [1821-1872], birthplace unknown, prob. Ireland (this may be where the Irish association with Daniel stems from) - buried in Old Goshen Cemetary, Henderson Cnty, TX.
John Melton, father of Daniel Melton
According to a researcher from (or married into) the Lewis Melton (1/27/1851-6/9/1891) family line (Llew McCrea II of Belton, TX), Daniel's father was named John Melton.
- no further details known -
(Ela Coker siblings: James Raymond [9/22/1875-6/1/1954]; Nancy Cora [12/19/1878-10/4/1883]; Joseph Henry [12/19/1880-12/13/1974]; William Kellett "Kell" 3/21/1884-1/8/1946; Ause [5/17/1886-5/4/1967]; Albert Sidney [6/6/1888-11/15/1990]; Lochie Jane [12/19/1890-1/26/56]; Ollie May [8/22/1893-5/2/1899]; Travis [5/20/1896-8/1/1899])
James Coker, father of Emma Elaine "Ela" Coker
b. 12/18/1844, GA - d. 9/9/1895, TX - (James Coker siblings: Abner [2/3/1818-1862]; Henry [4/12/1819-2/9/1850]; Drury [4/21/1821-8/13/1850, marr. Malindia Odom]; Harvey G. [12/31/1822-3/28/1850]; Hastings [4/20/1824-8/12/1835]; Nancy [8/26/1825-?, marr. Jim Thomas]; Kellett [3/24/1828-4/17/1856], John [9/25/1829-7/17/1858], Joseph [3/18/1831-12/31/1906, enlisted Co A, 12 Batt, Georgia Light Artillery, CSA on 5/1/1863 in Newman, GA]; Martha "Mat" [1/20/1833-9/11/1921, marr. Col. Harris Woods]; William [12/22/1834-6/22/1901]; Mary [5/31/1837-1896, marr. Thomas "Dock" Driver]; Benjamin Franklin [7/31/1839-1863, died 1863, battle of Chancellorsville]; Robert [12/24/1842, died 1863, battle of Chancellorsville]
Sallie Coker, mother of Emma Elaine "Ela" Coker,
Christopher Garlington Coker, father of James Coker,
(Christopher Garlington Coker siblings: One known, but probably more - Nancy (or Ann) Amanda (b. 3/24/1874, married Isaac Dial in 1801 - their son, Captain Garlington Coker Dial founded Marshall, TX)
Martha Babb, mother, [b. 1799 in SC, d. unk.]
William Coker, father of Christoper Garlington Coker,
(Siblings of William Coker: Drury (marr. Betsy Gray, made will in SC); Thomas D. (d. 1835, Harlan County, KY [Rev. War pension S-30957]; Collins (acc. to Boddie), Calvin or Colvin
Elizabeth Honoria "Betsy" Garlington, mother of Christopher Garlington Coker,
Joseph Coker, father of William Coker,
Virginia (or Mary) Aldridge, mother of William Coker, (no details)
William was first born son
John Coker, Jr., father of Joseph Coker, [b. about 1700?, VA]
(Siblings (partial): Thomas (marr. Olive, daughter of Thomas Ward); Robert; Richard; Magdalen
Priscilla Geddings, mother of Joseph Coker, was daughter of James Geddingsson Joseph was one of 5 sons, also had 3 daughters
John Coker, Sr., father of John Coker, Jr.,
Jane Bennett, mother of John Coker, Jr., was daughter of Richard Bennett
William Coker, father of John Coker, Sr.
Margaret Cartwright, mother of John Coker, Sr. was daughter of Caleb Carwright, who witnessed John Rolfe's will in Jamestown
John Coker, father of William Coker,
(On 4/20/1684, John Coker received a grant of 400 acres and one year later [4/20/1685] 1,450 acres
Margaret Coker, mother of William Coker, (of Lawnes Creek Parish, Surry, VA - sold 450 acres to Richard Bennett on 3/3/1687)
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