Located in Winnfield Louisiana
The Melton cemetery was established in January 1887 by
Madison McKinley Melton. On January 11, 1887, the infant Of J. D. and Sarah Melton
Moore was buried on this site. On January 13. 1887.
Sarah Melton Moore was
All of the meltons from Winn Parish are descendants of Madison Melton. he
married Susan Caroline Swain in July, 1849 in Marion County, Georgia And
moved to Winn Parish and homesteaded near this site in 1859. to their union,
eight children were born. these were Sarah(b. 1851) (married J. D. Moore),
Runion ( 1854), Elbert Madison "Mac" (1856), William Derrell (1858),James
Edger (1861). Marion Monro (1864), Emma E (1868)
(married Isaac Wise). and Anna Melinda (1871) (married Ollie Till).
- The annual Melton Family Reunion is held at the cemetery each year on the
Saturday before the third Sunday in May.
This Year it will be on Sat May 14 2016
Next Year it will be on Sat May 20 2017
The event will be posted on our facebook page under events
If you need directions see this map link
- If you did not get a postcard in the mail last year please contact me to
get your name on the mailing list.
- Donations are needed for upkeep. For the last few years we spent more than
we took in so donations are needed.
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