I am seeking information on John MELTON, b. 1847, TN, m. Sipparah (Sippie) RICHARDS, b. 1846, TN. According to the 1880 TN Soundex, (E.D. 83, sheet 43, line 20, Meigs Co., TN), John & Sipparah had the following children: F-Edah V. MELTON, age 12, b. TN 1868 M-George W. MELTON, age 10, b. TN 1870 F-Louisa MELTON, age 7, b. TN 1873 M-Leander MELTON, age 4, b. TN1876 F-Mary E. (Elizabeth) MELTON, age 1, b. TN 1879.
Sometime after 1880, John and Sippie had another son, Thomas MELTON, b. unknown date and place.At least part of the family had moved to McKinney, Collin County, TX, by 1895, when Mary Elizabeth "Molly" MELTON m. Thomas C. MEAD.Please advise if you have information on any of the above names.Thank you very much.Eulala McDowell Pegram