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Dale Benjamin Mellott (#47398091)
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Bio Photo I was born in Fulton County and lived there until 1965. We expect to retire back there to our 14+ acres that we own, across the creek from the house where I was born. I started to work with my mother on the Mellott Genealogy starting in 1958. My first work was to organize the data into a workable, simple system that would minimize individual records. In Fulton County, it was not unusual to be related by both father and mother on your mother's side (maternal) and both mother and father on your father's side (faternal). My mother would keep loose leaf notebooks on all four of these connections. I use what I call a 'birth order' system and always follows the male 'Mellott Decendant' if there is one. If there is no male 'Mellott Decendant' then it follows the female 'Mellott Decendant'. Everyone has a 'birth order' based on your birth order in your family. My birth order number is 0309 0205 0212. I am the 12th in my family, my dad was 2nd in his family, my grandfather was 5th in his family, my great grandfather was 2nd in his family and so on. The 03 is Obediah Roy Mellott Sr., the 3rd son of Elder John B. Mellott. Two people will never have the same 'birth order' number. When my mother, Catharine Harriet (Keefer) Mellott (0309 0205 022) died in 1991, I was given all her records. I am still organizing her handwritten work.
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Karol Kipp
RE: Mellott Abegail
I was working off information that her maiden name was really Truax, and now I can't figure out where I found that information. Clearly, it was in error. I'll have to go back through my records and try to see where I went wrong. Thank you for clearing that up!
Added by Karol Kipp on Sep 18, 2015 5:54 AM
Mary Ellen Keefer Clevenger Find A Grave Memorial# 66627224
Hello Dale,

I just got a chance to take a look at the correction that you sent over for Mary Ellen Keefer Clevenger. I think I must be missing something. Your suggestion was:
Her DOB is listed, see tombstone, it should be 28 Dec 1873

But I looked at the tombstone (there is a picture on the memorial) and it reads Dec. 28, 1872. I also have her birth certificate and it shows the same as the headstone. I am wondering if you meant to correct a different Mary Clevenger.

Let me know. I want to make sure the memorial is accurate.

Thank you again for your help :)
Added by Danna on Jul 18, 2015 11:21 PM
Esther O. Wibble
Please add her parents to her bio:

Father: Harry Samuel Wilson #75017983
Mother: Sarah Catherine (Brown) Wilson

Thanks for your help.
Added by Bob&NancySee on Jul 05, 2015 10:26 AM
Esther O. Wible
Added by Bob&NancySee on Jul 05, 2015 10:09 AM
Linda Roberts
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# 79300054

Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1963
Name: Thomas Scott Reeder
Gender: Male
Race: White
Age: 77
Birth Date: 27 Feb 1853
Birth Place: Pennsylvania
Death Date: 22 Jan 1932
Death Place: McConnellsburg, Fulton, Pennsylvania, USA
Father Name: Thomas Reeder
Father Birth Place: Pennsylvania
Spouse Name: Elizabeth Morton
Certificate Number: 6532
Added by Linda Roberts on Jun 09, 2015 4:18 PM
Pamela Byers Wrenn
Kathleen Mellott
She has been linked with her husband. Thanks for providing the info. Pam
Added by Pamela Byers Wrenn on Apr 23, 2015 3:27 PM
Gary Snowberger
Orville Mellott
Hi Dale,
I have entered the info you sent me. Would you like a transfer?
Thank you,
Added by Gary Snowberger on Apr 22, 2015 5:38 AM
Genealogical Society of Pennsylvania
RE: Jacob Mellott & Mary Polly Sipes
p.s. What a strange feeling it is to be in a cemetery and realize you're probably related to two-thirds of the people in it. And I don't even carry the Mellott name, so I bet it feels even more so for you. Very cool.
Added by Genealogical Society of P... on Dec 28, 2014 7:47 AM
Genealogical Society of Pennsylvania
RE: Jacob Mellott & Mary Polly Sipes
Thanks, Dale. I was in the Sideling Hill cemeteries yesterday as a matter of fact (stopped on the way back to Philly from visiting my family) and I see what you're saying. Hopefully we can figure it out together in 2015. Merry Christmas!
Added by Genealogical Society of P... on Dec 28, 2014 7:46 AM
Joyce Blaylock
Samuel Hess
I have a question?

Look at Silas Hess #106187785 born 14 Oct 1847 died 27 Dec 1935 Death Certificate states Father Samuel Hess Mother Mary Dishong
Have Death Certif for Christopher Hess 138989791list father name as Samuel Hess & mother as Mary Dishong
NOW LOOK at the TOMBSTONE for Samuel Hess Married Mary MELLOTT. Do you know which name in right Mary Dishong or Mary Mellott?

Hope you have a great Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.

Added by Joyce Blaylock on Dec 15, 2014 4:30 AM
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