William Phillips Mellen[1]

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  • Name William Phillips Mellen 
    Born 12 Aug 1836  St. Austell, Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Christened 4 Sep 1836  St. Austell, Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Census 1841  St. Austell, Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    England 

    • William is living at Wetern Bosworth with his mother Fanny and is listed as 4 years old. Also living in the home are his siblings Jane, Thomas, Caroline, James, Elizabeth and Emma.
    Census 1851  St. Austell, Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    England 

    • William is living with his mother Fanny and his step father James Cocking at Broy's Place. William is now 14 years old. Also living with William are his siblings Emma and Thomas. (William is not James' son in law as recorded in the census-- rather heis a step son !)
    Census 1860  Benton, Tennesee, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    United States 

    • William Mellen (spelt Million) was 24 ( or just about) years old and living in Polk County with his wife Blanche and infant daughter Fannie. William was working as a miner.
    Census 1870  Salisbury, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    United States 

    • William is living in the county of LeHigh and is 34 years old. He has become a citizen of the US. William lives with his wife Blanche and growing family, Fanny, Mary, Anna, Henry WIlliam and James. William is now an engineer. The value of his estate would be worth about $200.
    Census 1880  Mount Olive, New Jersey, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    United States 

    • William is living in Morris County and is 42 (44?) years old. William lives with his wife Blanche and children Mary, Maria, William, Henry, Sarah, Nannie and Charles. William is a machinist.
    Census 1900  New York, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    United States 

    • William is now living in the Brooklyn Ward of King County as is 65 (64?) years old. (He gives his birth as March 1835 and says he is born in NY!) He indicates that he has been married 38 years, when they have been married about 42 years. William is still an engineer and lives with his wife Blanche and remaining children Nannie and Charles.
    Census 1910  New York, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    United States 

    • William is now 73 (74?) years old and continues to live in Brooklyn. He now indicates that he has been married 51 (50?) years and that he is from ENGLAND. He says he immigrated in 1856 and is a naturalized citizen. William works as an engineer in the stationary business.

      Also living with them is their granddaughter, age 14, Kate Rohda. Kate was born in NY as was her father. Her mother is from New Jersey.
    Name Mellon 
    Died 9 Jan 1918  Brooklyn, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Buried 13 Jan 1918  Brooklyn, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
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    Person ID I103276  The Williams Family Tree
    Last Modified 21 Mar 2017 

    Father Thomas Mellen
              b. Abt 1797
              bur. 13 Oct 1839  (Age ~ 42 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Frances Phillips
              c. 23 Apr 1797, St. Austell, Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Abt Mar 1874, Helston, Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 76 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 18 Apr 1819  St. Austell, Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F29721  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Blanche Skewes
              b. Abt 1838, St. Hilary, Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 19 Mar 1917, New York, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 79 years) 
    Married 29 Mar 1858  St. Austell, Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. Fannie Mellen
              b. Abt Aug 1859, Georgia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 19 Jun 1944, Birmingham, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 84 years)  [Birth]
     2. Mary Blanche Mellen
              b. 4 Sep 1861, Oxford, New Jersey, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 12 Apr 1936, Netcong, New Jersey, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)  [Birth]
     3. Anna F. Mellen
              b. 1863, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown  [Birth]
     4. Maria W. Mellen
              b. Abt 1864, New York, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown  [Birth]
     5. Henry S. Mellen
              b. Nov 1867, New Jersey, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown  [Birth]
     6. William P. Mellen
              b. Nov 1867, New Jersey, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown  [Birth]
     7. James Curtis Mellen
              b. Abt Apr 1870, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown  [Birth]
     8. Sarah J. Mellen
              b. 1874, New Jersey, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown  [Birth]
     9. Nannie Mellen
              b. Abt 1876, New Jersey, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown  [Birth]
     10. Charles T. Mellen
              b. Abt Sep 1878, New Jersey, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown  [Birth]
    Last Modified 3 Jun 2018 
    Family ID F29525  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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  • Notes 
    • NOTE: _CRE
      DATE 30 MAY 2012
      TIME 06:28:41
      DATE 30 MAY 2012
      TIME 06:28:41
      DATE 30 MAY 2012
      TIME 06:28:41
      DATE 30 MAY 2012
      TIME 06:28:41
      DATE 30 MAY 2012
      TIME 06:28:41
      DATE 30 MAY 2012
      TIME 06:28:41
      DATE 30 MAY 2012
      TIME 06:28:41

  • Sources 
    1. [S9973] Mike Powell, Powell, Mike, > (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S9980] Genealogical Research of Caroline (Evans) Spiteri, Spiteri, Caroline. Supplied by compiler Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

    3. [S10056] International Genealogical Index v5.0, ((March 4, 2009)), accessed 11 Apr 2010), William Phillip Mellen; Indiviudal record. (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S10051] St. Austell Parish Genealogy, Church of England Parish Registers, ((http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~staustell/Data/Marr/Trev%20Mar%20Index.htm : OCt 16, 2009)), accessed 21 Oct 2009), Baptism of William Mellen; Holy Trinity baptism records. (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S10039] Cornwall On Line Parish Clerks, Church of England - Cornwall, ((http://www.cornwall-opc-database.org/)), accessed 31 Oct 2009), Baaptism of William Phillips Mellen; St. Austell parish baptismal records. (Reliability: 3).