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Samuel N. Melton
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Birth: 1822
Death: Dec., 1897

First "postoffice", called Whitewater, establ. May 1, 1873 and located at Samuel's Grove, IT. home; ' probably located in a box in the front parlor. This venerable residence was a double log cabin. Mail recipients probably rode up to the Melton homestead every 2 weeks or so to collect their mail, if any.'[Data: Claude Hanna Historian and Author]The Melton cemetery is just south of the old homestead lot. By 1885, a post office was established on Cowskin Prairie, at William P. Mayes' home, and was called "Olympus" station. Mayes became a postmaster. Husb. of Narcissa Monroe WARD MELTON; F/o 6 children. 
Melton Cemetery
Delaware County
Oklahoma, USA
Created by: Patricia Mechling
Record added: May 18, 2001
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