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Eliel Melton
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Birth: 1798
Georgia, USA
Death: Mar. 6, 1836
San Antonio
Bexar County
Texas, USA

Alamo Defender. He registered in Texas as a single man on January 25, 1830, and settled in Nashville-on-the-Brazos, where he made his living as a merchant. He took part in the siege of Bexar and remained in Bexar as a member of Lieutenant Colonel James C. Neill's staff. He served the Alamo garrison as quartermaster with the rank of Lieutenant and died in the battle of the Alamo.  (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Parents:
  Tabitha Stroud Melton (1772 - 1852)
 
 Siblings:
  Ethan Melton (1794 - 1873)*
  Eathan Melton (1794 - 1875)*
  Eliel Melton (1798 - 1836)
  Mary Melton Echols Rogers (1799 - 1876)*
  Jonathan Melton (1814 - 1874)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
The Alamo
San Antonio
Bexar County
Texas, USA
 
Maintained by: A.J.S.
Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
Record added: Jun 03, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 8867565
Eliel Melton
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Eliel Melton
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Eliel Melton
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RIP, legend says he may have attempted to flee in the final moments of the battle by jumping over the south wall but died outside the walls of sounds sustained in the battle. RIP
- Benjamin Shuttlesworth
 Added: Jan. 24, 2017

- Beverly Mahanay~Short❤
 Added: Nov. 1, 2016

- Beverly Mahanay~Short❤
 Added: Nov. 1, 2016
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