Mary Jane Pendleton Melton
Mary Jane Pendleton was born, January 01, 1821 in Warren Co., Tennessee. She was one of eight children born to Benjamin Pendleton (1784-1857) and Ann Elkins Brown (1795--). Mary Jane married James Mattison Melton on July 10, 1845 in Cannon Co., Tennessee. James was born January 01, 1821 in Warren Co., Tennessee one of eight children to Jacob Melton (1799--) and Lucy Matthews.
Nine children were born to this union, the first four were born in Tennessee, Edmund b.December 26, 1846, Octavia b. August 23, 1849, Ancel Marion b. December 15, 1855, James A. abt. 1856. Sometime after the birth of James A. the family moved to Christian Co., Missouri were their next five children were born, Lucy Ann b. January 04, 1861, Benjamin F. b. January 16, 1863, Thomas Dillard b. September 01, 1865, Joseph Alexander b. May 31, 1869, John Delbert b. February 08, 1872.
Mary Jane Pendleton Melton and James Mattison Melton are buried in the Gleen Cemetery, Christian Co., Missouri.
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