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Dale Benjamin Mellott (#47398091)
 member for 6 years, 2 months, 10 days
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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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Duke Clark
RE: MELLOTT family
In 2004 Mike HORTON put his MELLOTT research on a CD and I received a copy. It has 1540 pages, including index. If you did not get a copy, I can make a CD and mail to you. Would need your postal address. Send to me at

Of course does not include 10+ years of work since 2004, now probably lost since his death.
Added by Duke Clark on Dec 26, 2015 4:03 PM
Fonda LoBach
RE: Mary Ann Mellott
Thank you. I will see what I can do with her membership number.
Added by Fonda LoBach on Dec 25, 2015 9:34 PM
Fonda LoBach
Mary Ann Mellott
Thanks for your reply.

Mary Ann Mellott created:

Curtis Glenn Sutherland
Find A Grave Memorial# 12837910

James Pearl Sutherland
Find A Grave Memorial# 12837218

James Pearl is Curtis Glenn's father & I would like to see about linking them on Find A Grave.

Also Diane Sander created:

Oneita "Neet" Williams Sutherland
Find A Grave Memorial# 33642562

Oneita is the wife of James Pearl and mother of Curtis Glenn.

I would like to see if we could link them all together.
I do not know what is involved in doing that. I will contact whomever if someone will tell me what to do.

Thanks again,
Added by Fonda LoBach on Dec 12, 2015 12:11 PM
Fonda LoBach
Trying to contact Mary Ann Mellott

Mary Ann created a memorials for a cousin and uncle of mine and I would like to contact her to see if she can link them on Find A Grave.

My email is

I would appreciate any help you might give me.

Thank you,
Fonda LoBach
Added by Fonda LoBach on Dec 08, 2015 8:55 PM
Duke Clark
MELLOTT family
Did you know Michael HORTON and his research on MELLOTT family? Duke CLARK
Added by Duke Clark on Dec 07, 2015 3:51 PM
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
# 85284680
# 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
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