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Anna Maria Elizabeth (Melhuish) Bryant Pedigree

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Origin of the surname “Melhuish:”

 

 

Generation

 

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3   William Melhuish

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born .

 

2. Wife: Mary (?)

 

Born .

 

3. Children: (order uncertain)

 

a. John Melhuish: See generation 2, below.

 

b. Grace Melhuish: Married James Bryant from Tiverton, North Devonshire, England on 6 May 1805.  Grace’s brother, John, was a witness of the marriage.

 

c. Robert Melhuish (perhaps): Born about 1807 in PA.

 

1850 US Census: Robert Melhuish (perhaps), age 43 (b. PA) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Braintree Borough, Wyoming County, Pennsylvania.  The household also included his wife, Mahala Melhuish, age 35 (b. PA); son, James Melhuish, age 16 (b. PA) and employed as a farmer; daughter, Julia Melhuish, age 14 (b. PA); (?) Melhuish, age 11 (b. PA); and Mary Melhuish, age 3 (b. PA).

 

1880 US Census: Robert Melhuish, age 72 (b. England; parents b. England) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Hanover Township, Chautauqua County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Sophia Melhuish, age 78 (b. NYS; parents b. MA), who was afflicted with the symptoms of "old age."

 

Robert Melhuish married Mahala/Sophia (?) and had the following children:

 

(1. James Melhuish: Born about 1834 in Pennsylvania.

 

(2. Julia Melhuish: Born about 1836 in Pennsylvania.

 

(3. (?) Melhuish: Born about 1839 in Pennsylvania.

 

(4. Mary Melhuish: Born about 1847 in Pennsylvania.

 

d. William B. Melhuish: (perhaps) Born about 1813 in England.

 

1860 US Census: William B. Melhuish, age 47 (b. England) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Bridgewater Borough (Montrose PO), Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania.  His real estate was valued at $1,860.  The household also included his wife, Mary Melhuish, age 34 (b. NJ); Charles Melhuish, age 24 (b. PA); Ephraim Melhuish, age 22 (b. PA) and employed as an apprentice blacksmith; Henry Melhuish, age 17 (b. PA) and employed as a laborer; James Melhuish, age 14 (b. PA); Frank Melhuish, age 13 (b. PA); George Melhuish, age 10 (b. PA); daughter, Fanny Melhuish, age 6 (b. PA); Samuel Melhuish, age 2 (b. PA); Eliza Tracy, age 17 (b. PA) and employed as a servant; and Orletta Granger, age 18 (b. PA) and employed as a school teacher.

 

1870 US Census: William B. Melhuish, age 57 (b. England) and employed as a farm worker, was heading a household in Bridgewater Borough, Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania.  His real estate was valued at $1,000.  The household also included his wife, Mary A. Melhuish, age 54 (b. NJ); daughter, Fannie J. Melhuish, age 15 (b. PA); son, Samuel M. Melhuish, age 12 (b. PA); and son, Albert O. Melhuish, age 6 (b. PA).

 

William B. Melhuish married Mary A. (?) and had the following children:

 

(1. Charles Melhuish: Born about 1836 in Pennsylvania.

 

(2. Ephraim Melhuish: Born about 1838 in Pennsylvania.

 

1860 US Census: Ephraim Melhuish, age 21 (b. PA) and employed as a blacksmith, resided in the household headed by Asa E. Hawley, age 35 and employed as a blacksmith, in Montrose Borough, Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania.

 

(3. Isaac Melhuish: Born about 1841 in Pennsylvania.

 

1860 US Census: Isaac Melhuish, age 19 (b. PA) and employed as a wagon maker, resided in the household headed by Eastus H. Rogers, age 40 (b. CT) and employed as a wagon maker, in Montrose Borough, Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania.

 

1870 US Census: Isaac Melhuish, age 29 (b. PA) and employed as a carriage maker, was heading a household in Montrose Borough, Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania.  His real estate was valued at $5,000 and his personal property was valued at $2,000.  The household also included his wife, Olive E. Melhuish, age 26 (b. PA); son, Ernest Melhuish, age 10 months (b. Jul 1870 in PA); son, Harry Melhuish, age 1 (b. PA); James Melhuish, age 24 (b. PA) and employed as a carriage maker; Frank Melhuish, age 21 (b. PA) and employed as a blacksmith; George Melhuish, age 18 (b. PA) and working in the blacksmith shop; Samuel Melhuish, age 12 (b. PA) and working in the paint shop; and Cyrus Pierson, age 20 (b. PA) and employed as an apprentice and carriage maker.

 

1880 US Census: Isaac Melhuish, age 39 (b. PA; father b. England; mother b. NJ) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Forest Lake Borough, Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania.  The household also included his wife, Olive Melhuish, age 36 (b. PA; parents b. NYS); son, Harry Melhuish, age 13 (b. PA); son, Earnest Melhuish, age 11 (b. PA); daughter, Emma Melhuish, age 9 (b. PA); son, Corwin Melhuish, age 7 (b. PA); son, William Melhuish, age 5 (b. PA); son, Frederick Melhuish, age 1 (b. PA); father, William Melhuish, age 67 (b. England; parents b. England), widowed, and working on the farm; and brother, Samuel Melhuish, age 21 (b. PA; father b. England; mother b. NJ); and servant, Florance Morgan, age 18.

 

Isaac Melhuish married Olive E. (?) and had the following children:

 

(a. Harry M. Melhuish: Born December 1867 in Pennsylvania.

 

1900 US Census: Harry W. Melhuish, age 32 (b. Dec 1867 in PA; parents b. PA) and employed as a carpenter, was heading a household on Cliff Street in Montrose Borough, Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania.  The household also included his wife of 8 years, Jennie Melhuish, age 31 (b. Mar 1869 in PA; father b. PA; mother b. NJ), who had had 2 children, both still alive; son, Lawrence Melhuish, age 5 (b. Apr 1895 in PA); and son, Hilbert Melhuish, age 2 (b. Apr 1898 in PA).

 

1910 US Census: Harry M. Melhuish, age 42 (b. PA) and employed as a carpenter for a contractor, was heading a household at 24 Cliff Street in Montrose Borough, Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania.  The household also included his wife of 18 years, Jennie A. Melhuish, age 41 (b. PA; father b. PA; mother b. NJ), who had had 4 children, all still alive; and son, Lawrence E. Melhuish, age 15 (b. PA) and single; son, Gilbert M. Melhuish, age 12 (b. PA); son, Clifton B. Melhuish, age 5 (b. PA); and daughter, Ester O. Melhuish, age 4 (b. PA).

 

1920 US Census: Harry Melhuish, age 52 (b. PA; parents b. PA) and employed as a house carpenter, was heading a household at 24 Cliff Street in Montrose Borough, Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania.  The household also included his wife, Jennie Melhuish, age 51 (b. PA; father b. PA; mother b. NJ); son, Clifton Melhuish, age 14 (b. PA), daughter, Esther Melhuish, age 13 (b. PA); and daughter, Alice Melhuish, age 10 (b. PA).

 

1930 US Census: Harry M. Melhuish, age 62 (b. PA; father b. PA; mother b. NJ) and employed as a carpenter for a contractor, was heading a household on Cliff Street in Montrose Borough, Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania.  He was married at age 24.  His real estate was valued at $8,000.  The household also included his wife, Jennie B. Melhuish, age 60 (b. PA), who was married at age 22; daughter, Alice R. Melhuish, age 19 (b. PA) and single; aunt, Margaret Wint, age 84 (b. PA; parents b. NYS) and widowed; and granddaughter, Patricia Melhuish, age 7 (b. PA).

 

Harry M. Melhuish married Jennie A. Baxter (b. Mar 1869, d. 1936 in Montrose Borough, PA; interred Montrose Cem.) and had the following children:

 

(1) Lawrence E. Melhuish: Born April 1895 in Pennsylvania.

 

(2) Hilbert M. Melhuish: (more info) Born April 1898 in Pennsylvania.  Married (1st) Clare A. Knapp (b. 1897), daughter of Clarence and Retta (Ives) Knapp, on 7 August 1918 at Lawsville, Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania.  Married (2nd) Myrtle Austin (b. 1889), daughter of G. W. and Rachel (Cunningham) Payne, on 3 May 1924 at Hofe Bottom (sp), Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania.

 

(3) Clifton B. Melhuish: Born about 1905 in Pennsylvania.

 

(4) Ester O. Melhuish: Born about 1906 in Pennsylvania.

 

(5) Alice R. Melhuish: Born about 1911 in Pennsylvania.

 

(b. Ernest Melhuish: Born July 1870 in Pennsylvania.

 

(c. Emma Melhuish: Born about 1871 in Pennsylvania.

 

(d. Corwin Melhuish: Born about 1873 in Pennsylvania.

 

(e. William B. Melhuish: Born about 1875 in Pennsylvania.

 

1920 US Census: William B. Melhuish, age 44 (b. PA; parents b. PA) and employed as a house carpenter, was heading a household at 101 Bigelow Street in the City of Binghamton, Broome County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Bertha E. Melhuish, age 42 (b. PA; parents b. PA); daughter, Mary A. Melhuish, age 16, single, and employed as a laborer in a silk mill; and daughter, Lillian C. Melhuish, age 12 (b. PA).

 

1930 US Census: William B. Melhuish, age 54 (b. PA; parents b. PA) and employed as a house carpenter, was heading a household at 101 Bigelow Street in the City of Binghamton, Broome County, New York.  His dwelling was valued at $5,000 and he was married at age 26.  The household also included his wife, Bertha E. Melhuish, age 52 (b. PA; parents b. PA), who was married at age 24; daughter, Mary A. Melhuish, age 27 (b. PA), single, and employed as an office clerk in a camera factory; and daughter, Lillian C. Melhuish, age 22 (b. PA), single, and employed as a cutter in a wholesale fabric company.

 

William B. Melhuish married Bertha E. (?) and had the following children:

 

(1) Mary A. Melhuish: Born about 1903 in Pennsylvania.

 

(2) Lillian C. Melhuish: Born about 1908 in Pennsylvania.

 

(f. Frederick Melhuish: Born about 1879 in Pennsylvania. 

 

(4. Henry Melhuish: Born about 1843 in Pennsylvania.

 

(5. James Melhuish: Born September 1846 in Pennsylvania.

 

1880 US Census: James Melhuish, age 34 (b. PA; father b. England; mother b. NJ) and employed as a dry goods merchant, was heading a household in Montrose Borough, Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania.  The household also included his wife, Mary Melhuish, age 34 (b. PA; parents b. NYS); boarder, Reverend E. A. Warriner, age 51 (b. MA; father b. MA; mother b. CT) and employed as a PE clergyman; Reverend Warriner's sons, Edward V. Warriner, age 10 (b. PA; father b. MA; mother b. PA) and Ruel C. Warriner, age 8 (b. PA; father b. MA; mother b. PA); and Mary Kinney, age 21 (b. PA; parents b. PA) and employed as a servant.

 

1900 US Census: James Melhuish, age 53 (b. Sep 1846 in PA; father b. England; mother's birth not known) and employed as a shoe dealer, was heading a household on Oak Street in the City of Binghamton, Broome County, New York.  The household also included his wife of 29 years, Mary W. Melhuish age 55 (b. Apr 1845 in PA; parents b. CT).

 

James Melhuish married Mary W. (?) (b. April 1845 in PA). 

 

(6. Frank Melhuish: Born about 1847 in Pennsylvania.

 

1880 US Census: Frank Melhuish, age 31 (b. PA; father b. England; mother b. NJ) and employed as a jeweler, resided in the household headed by his mother-in-law, Roxanna Weeks, age 75 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS), in Montrose Borough, Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania.  The household also included Frank's wife and Roxanna's daughter, Sara/Laura Melhuish, age 32 (b. PA; parents b. NYS); and William Frassure, age 17 (b. OH, parents b. NYS) and employed as an apprentice jeweler.  His brother, James Melhuish, resided next door.

 

(7. George S. Melhuish: Born about 1852 in Pennsylvania.

 

1880 US Census: George Melhuish, age 28 (b. PA; father b. England; mother b. PA) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Springville Borough, Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania.  The household also included his wife, Hellen Melhuish, age 22 (b. PA; father b. CT; mother b. PA); son, David Melhuish, age 2 months (b. Apr 1880 in PA; parents b. PA); and brother, Albert Melhuish, age 16 (b. PA; father b. England; mother b. PA) and employed as a farm laborer.

 

1892 NYS Census: George S. Melhuish, age 40 (b. US) and employed as a carpenter, was heading a household in Binghamton, Broome County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Mary H. Melhuish, age 35 (b. US); son, David W. Melhuish, age 12 (b. US); daughter, Jennie Melhuish, age 10 (b. US); daughter, Fanney, age 7 (b. US); and daughter, Elsie Melhuish, age 4 (b. US).

 

1900 US Census: George Melhuish, age 48 (b. May 1852 in PA; father b. England; mother b. NJ) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Conklin Township, Broome County, New York.  The household also included his wife of 20 years, Mary Hellen Melhuish, age 43 (b. May 1857 in PA; parent b. NYS), who had had 4 children, 3 of whom were still alive; daughter, Jennie E. Melhuish, age 18 (b. Aug 1882 in PA) and single; daughter, Fannie E. Melhuish, age 15 (b. Jun 1885 in PA) and single; boarder, Emory Ellsworth, age 22 (b. Jul 1878 in PA; father b. RI; mother b. PA) and single; and mother-in-law, Lucy E. Gates, age 69 (b. May 1831 in PA; father b. NY; mother b. PA) and perhaps widowed in 1869, who had had 1 child, still alive.

 

1905 NYS Census: Mary H. Melhuish, age 45 and employed as a farmer, was heading a household at 11 Pierce Creek Road in Conklin Township, Broome County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Fannie E. Melhuish, age 18; mother, Lucy E. Gates, age 74; boarder, Emory J. Ellsworth, age 27 and employed as a farm laborer; and boarder, Charles W. Ellsworth, age 18 and employed as a farm laborer.

 

George S. Melhuish married Mary Helen Gates (perhaps) (b. abt 1860) and had the following children:

 

a. David W. Melhuish: Born March 1880 in New York.

 

1900 US Census: David Melhuish, age 20 (b. Mar 1880 I NYS; parents unknown birth location), single and employed as a "collector," resided in the household headed by Earnest Decker, age 24, in the City of Binghamton, Broome County, New York.

 

b. Jennie Melhuish: Born August 1882 in Pennsylvania.

 

c. Fannie E. Melhuish: Born June 1885 in Pennsylvania.

 

d. Elsie Melhuish:

 

(8. Fannie J. Melhuish: Born about 1854 in Pennsylvania.

 

(9. Samuel M. Melhuish: Born about 1858 in Pennsylvania.

 

(10. Albert O. Melhuish: Born about 1864 in Pennsylvania.

 

e. James Melhuish: Born about 1814 in England.  Employed as a tailor.

 

1850 US Census: James Melhuish, age 36 (b. England) and employed as a tailor, was heading a household in Braintree Borough, Wyoming County, Pennsylvania.  The household also included his wife, Sarah Melhuish, age 26 (b. NJ); D. J. Mills, age 27 (b. MD) and employed as a farmer; Sarah Mills, age 33 (b. NYS); George W. Mills, age 2 (b. PA); and Susan Mills, age 1 (b. PA).

 

1860 US Census: James Melhuish, age 45 (b. England) and employed as a tailor, was heading a household in New Milford Borough, Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania.  The household also included his wife, Sibella C. Melhuish, age 35 (b. NJ); son, Henry T. Melhuish, age 8 (b. PA); daughter, Martha M. Melhuish, age 5 (b. PA); daughter, Sarah E. Melhuish, age 3 (b. PA); and daughter, Mary T. Melhuish, age 11 months (b. PA).

 

James Melhuish married Sarah (?) (b. abt 1823 in NJ) and had the following children:

 

(1. Henry T./F. Melhuish: Born January 1851 in Pennsylvania. (the following census records may apply)

 

1870 US Census: Henry Melhuish, age 23 (b. NYS) and employed as a farm laborer, resided in the household head by Andrew Grimes, age 45 (b. VT) and employed as a farmer in Mina Township, Chautauqua County, New York.

 

1880 US Census: There was a Henry Melhuish, age 35 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS) and employed as an engineer, heading a household in Portland Township, Chautauqua County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Ella Melhuish, age 30 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS); daughter, Hattie Melhuish, age 8 (b. NYS); and son, Charles Melhuish, age 3 (b. NYS).

 

1900 US Census: Henry Melhuish, age 49 (b. Jan 1851 in PA; father b. England; mother b. PA) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Westfield Township, Chautauqua County, New York.  The household also included his wife of 30 years, Ella A. Melhuish, age 42 (b. Oct 1851 in NYS; father b. NYS; mother b. England), who had had 3 children, all still alive; and daughter, Florence Melhuish, age 9 (b. Jan 1891 in NYS).

 

1930 US Census: Henry J. Melhuish, age 80 (b. NYS; parents b. England) resided in the household headed by his son, Charles H. Melhuish, age 52 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS) on the North Main Street extension in Ellicott Township, Chautauqua County, New York.  The household also included Henry's wife, Elnora Melhuish, age 78 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS); Charles' wife, Ada M. Melhuish, age 34 (b. PA; parents b. PA); and Charles' son, Berkeley Melhuish, age 17 (b. PA) and single.

 

Henry J. Melhuish married Elnora "Ella" A. (?) (b. Oct 1851 in NYS) and had the following children:

 

(a. Hattie Melhuish: born about 1872 in New York.

 

(b. Charles H. Melhuish: Born about 1878 in New York.

 

1900 US Census: Charles Melhuish, age 23 (b. Mar 1877 in NYS; parents b. NYS) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Portland Township, Chautauqua County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Lottie Melhuish, age 18 (b. Nov 1881 in England; parents b. England), who immigrated to the US in 1890 and had had no children; and servant, Mary Waite, age 53 (b. Mar 1847 in NYS; parents b. NYS) and employed as a housekeeper.

 

Charles H. Melhuish married Ada M. (?) and had the following son:

 

(1) Berkeley Melhuish: Born about 1913 in Pennsylvania.

 

(c. Florence Melhuish: Born January 1891 in New York.

 

(2. Martha M. Melhuish: Born about 1855 in Pennsylvania.

 

(3. Sarah E. Melhuish: Born about 1853 in Pennsylvania.

 

(4. Mary T. Melhuish: Born about 1859 in Pennsylvania.

 

2   John Melhuish (more info)

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born 27 December 1810 at Somersetshire, England.  Died 22 August 1880 (age 69 yrs, 7 mo., 5 days) at Picture Rocks, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania.  Brought his family to America in 1819.  Employed as a shoemaker.

 

1870 US Census: John Melhuish, age 59 (b. England; parents b. outside US) and employed as a shoemaker, was heading a household in Washington Township (Carney's PO), Wyoming County, Pennsylvania.  His real estate was valued at $2,000.  The household also included his wife, Sephrinia A. Melhuish, age 40 (b. PA); daughter, Delina C. Melhuish, age 13 (b. PA); daughter, Lucina C. Melhuish, age 8 (b. PA); daughter, Etna S. Melhuish, age 5 (b. PA); and son, Alva R. Melhuish, age 2 (b. PA).

 

1880 US Census: John Melhuish, age 69 (b. England; parents b. England) and employed as a shoemaker, resided in the household headed by his son, Edward H. Melhuish, age 33, in Picture Rocks Borough, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania.

 

2. Wife #1: Mary A. Cantrell

 

a. Biographical notes:

 

Born 11 July 1811 at Tiparara, Ireland.  Died 27 July 1857 (age 46 yrs, 16 days) at Washington Township, Wyoming County, Pennsylvania.  Married John Melhuish on 22 September 1833 at New Milford, Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania with Reverend S. Marks officiating.

 

b. Children:

 

(1. George H. B. Melhuish: Born 18 August 1834 at Bridgewater, Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania.  Died 4 April 1903.

 

1870 US Census: Of possible interest, there was a (?) Melhuish, age 26 (b. PA) and employed as a furniture dealer, boarding in Williamsport Borough, Lycoming county, Pennsylvania.

 

1880 US Census: George H. Melhuish, age 45 (b. PA; father b. England; mother b. Ireland) and employed as a shipper of furniture, was heading a household on Main Street in Picture Rocks Borough, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania.  The household also included his wife, Rosa A. Melhuish, age 41 (b. PA; parents b. PA); daughter, Jennie A. Melhuish, age 10 (b. PA); son, Harvy Melhuish, age 7 (b. PA); and son, Francis H. Melhuish, age 4 (b. PA).

 

1900 US Census: George H. Melhuish, age 66 (b. Aug 1834 in PA, father b. England; mother b. Ireland) and employed as a furniture salesman, was heading a household on Main Street in Wolf Township, Picture Rocks Borough, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania.  The household also included his wife of 31 years, Rosetta A. Melhuish, age 61 (b. Mar 1839 in PA; parents b. PA), who had had 3 children, all still alive; son, Francis H. Melhuish, age 25 (b. Nov 1875 in PA) and employed as a traveling salesman; nephew, Andrew B. Scofield, age 17 (b. Jun 1883 in NYS; father b. NYS; mother b. PA), in school, and employed as a common laborer; and daughter, Jennie E. Melhuish, age 30 (b. Jan 1870 in PA), with no employment given.

 

1910 US Census: Rose A. Melhuish, age 71 (b. PA; parents b. NJ), widowed, and with no occupation, was heading a household on Main Street in Picture Rocks Borough, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania.  She had had 3 children, all still alive.  The household also included her daughter, Jennie Melhuish, age 40 (b. PA), single, and with no occupation.

 

1920 US Census: Rosa Melhuish, age 81 (b. PA) and widowed, was heading a household on Main Street in Picture Rocks Borough, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania.  The household also included her daughter, Jennie Melhuish, age 48 (b. PA) and single.  Neither was employed.

 

George H. Melhuish married (1st) Mary E. Moose (d. 4 Apr 1903, age 46 yrs, 6 days) on 5 January 1864.  Married (2nd) Rosetta "Rosa"/Rose" A. Little (b. 8 Mar 1839, d. 1 Aug 1927 at Hughesville, Lycoming Co., PA; interred Pleasant Hill Cem.) on 7 April 1899 and had the following children:

 

a. Jennie A./E. Melhuish: Born January 1870 in Pennsylvania.  Died 20 December 1958 at Hughesville, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania; interred Pleasant Hill Cemetery.

 

b. Harvey A. Melhuish: Born 12 March 1873 in Pennsylvania.  Died 1 March 1947 at Hughesville, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania; interred Pleasant Hill Cemetery.

 

1910 US Census: Harvey A. Melhuish, age 37 (b. PA; parents b. PA) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household on Main Street in Picture Rocks Borough, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania.  The household also included his wife of 16 years, Debby Melhuish, age 28 (b. PA; parents b. PA), who had had 1 child, still alive; and daughter, Edna Melhuish, age 14 (b. PA).  Of interest, Rose A. Melhuish, age 71 and widowed, and her daughter, Jennie Melhuish, age 40 and single, was enumerated on the same page.

 

1920 US Census: Harvey A. Melhuish, age 46 (b. PA; parents b. PA) and employed as a stockman for a furniture factory, was heading a household on Main Street in Picture Rocks Borough, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania.  The household also included his wife, Debby E. Melhuish, age 48 (b. PA; parents b. PA); and daughter, F. Edna Melhuish, age 24 (b. PA), single, and employed as a stenographer in a lawyer's office.

 

1930 US Census: Harvey A. Melhuish, age 57 (b. PA; parents b. PA) and employed as a stockman for a furniture factory, was heading a household on Main Street in Picture Rocks Borough, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania.  His dwelling was valued at $1,000 and he was married at age 21.  The household also included his wife, Debby Melhuish, age 58 (b. PA; parents b. PA), who was married at age 22; daughter, Edna Melhuish, age 34 (b. PA), single, and employed as a stenographer for a bank; and sister, Jennie Melhuish, age 60 (b. PA; parents b. PA), single, and employed as a clerk in a post office.

 

1940 US Census: Harvey A. Melhuish, age 67 (b. PA) and employed as , was heading a household on North Main Street in Picture Rocks Borough, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania.  He had completed 8th grade.  The household also included his wife, Debly Melhuish, age 68 (b. PA), who had completed 8th grade; daughter, Edna Melhuish, age 44 (b. PA), who had completed 3 years of high school and was employed as a stenographer for a retail automobile company; and sister, Jennie Melhuish, age 70 (b. PA), who had completed 8th grade and was employed as a postal clerk in a post office.

 

Harvey A. Melhuish married Debby (?) and had the following daughter:

 

(1. F. Edna Melhuish: Born about 1896 in Pennsylvania.

 

c. Francis H. Melhuish: Born about 1876 in Pennsylvania.

 

1910 US Census: Francis H. Melhuish, age 33 (b. PA) and employed as foreman of a mill, was heading a household at 58 North Fourth Street in Sunbury Borough, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania.  The household also included his wife of 4 years, Sarah J. Melhuish, age 33 (b. PA; father b. KY; mother b. PA), who had had no children.

 

1920 US Census: Francis H. Melhuish, age 44 (b. PA; parents b. PA) and employed as Superintendent of a Task Works (sp), was heading a household at 58 North Fourth Street in Sunbury Borough, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania.  The household also included his wife, Sarah J. Melhuish, age 44 (b. PA; parents b. PA).

 

(2. John H. Melhuish: Born 22 October 1836 at Friendsville, Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania.  Died 23 September 1901 at Jamestown, New York.

 

1865 NYS Census: John H. Melhuish, age 28 (b. PA) and employed as a laborer, was heading a household in Great Valley Township, Cattaraugus County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Jennette Melhuish, age 29 (b. MA), who had had 2 children; son, William F. Melhuish, age 3 years and 1 month (b. Orange Co, NY); son, Georgi T. Melhuish, age 7 months (b. Cattaraugus Co., NY); sister, Anna Melhuish, age 21 (b. PA) and single; sister, Frances Melhuish, age 11 (b. PA); and boarder, (?) Rogers, age 30.

 

1870 US Census: John H. Melhuish, age 33 (b. PA; parents b. overseas), was heading a household in Great Valley Township (Kill Buck post office), Cattaraugus County, New York.  His personal property was valued at $2,500.  The household also included his wife, Jenette C. Melhuish, age 35 (b. MA; parents b. overseas); son, William F. Melhuish, age 8 (b. NYS); son, George T. Melhuish, age 5 (b. NYS); son, Edward J. Melhuish, age 3 (b. NYS); and daughter, Mary A. Melhuish, age 2 (b. NYS).

 

1892 NYS Census: John H. Melhuish, age 56 (b. US) and employed as a lumberman, was heading a household in Jamestown, Chautauqua County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Jennette Melhuish, age 58 (b. US); son, George Melhuish, age 28 and employed as a driller; son, Edward J. Melhuish, age 26 (b. US) and employed as an oilman; Charles D. Melhuish, age 25 (b. US) and in school.

 

John H. Melhuish married Jennet/Jennette "Nette" C. Irvin (photos) (b. abt 1835 in MA) on 18 September 1861 and had the following children:

 

(a. William F. Melhuish: Born about 1862 in Orange County, New York.

 

(b. George T. Melhuish: Born about 1865 in Cattaraugus County, New York.

 

(c. Edward J. Melhuish: Born about 1867 in New York.

 

(d. Charles D. Melhuish: Born about 1867.

 

(e. Mary A. Melhuish: Born about 1868 in New York.

 

(3. Elizabeth Melhuish: Born 11 May 1839 at Friendsville, Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania.  Died 5 July 1842, age 3 years, 1 month, 23 days.

 

(4. William B. Melhuish: Born 1 June 1841 at Tuscarora Creek, Tuscarora Township, Bradford County, Pennsylvania.  Died 11 July 1858 (struck by lightning), age 17 years, 1 month, 10 days, at Washington Township, Wyoming County, Pennsylvania.

 

(5. Anna Maria Elizabeth Melhuish: See generation 1, below.

 

(6. Irene Melhuish: Born 28 May 1846 at Skinner’s Eddy, Wyoming County, Pennsylvania.  Died 7 March 1911.  Married William Alton/Allon on 24 March 1869.

 

(7. Edward H./A. Melhuish: (photos) Born 18 October 1848 at Skinner’s Eddy, Wyoming County, Pennsylvania.  Died 1931 at Hughesville, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania; interred Pleasant Hill Cemetery.

 

1880 US Census: Edward H. Melhuish, age 33 (b. PA; father b. England; mother b. Ireland) and employed as a "turner," was heading a household in Picture Rocks Borough, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania.  The household also included his wife, Martha K. Melhuish, age 35 (b. PA; parents b. PA); and father, John Melhuish, age 69 (b. England; parents b. England) and employed as a shoemaker.

 

1930 US Census: Edward A. Melhuish, age 81 (b. PA; father b. England; mother b. Irish Free State), with no occupation, was heading a household on Main Street in Picture Rocks Borough, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania.  His dwelling was valued at $1,500 and he was married 1st at age 24.  The household also included his wife, Mary C. Melhuish, age 73 (b. PA; parents b. PA), who was married 1st at age 28.

 

Edward Melhuish married (1st) Martha Kohler/Kobler (b. abt 1845 in PA) on 21/31 October 1872.  Married (2nd) Mary C. (?) (b. abt 1857 in PA).

 

(8. Herbert E. Melhuish: Born 28 February 1851 at Skinner’s Eddy, Wyoming County, Pennsylvania.

 

1870 US Census: Herbert Melhuish, age 19 (b. NYS) was heading a household in Barker Township, Broome County, New York.  The household also included his wife (m. Aug 1870), Sarah Melhuish, age 19 (b. NYS); Isabel Melhuish, age 10 (b. NYS); and Almeron Isenburgh, age 22 and employed as a farm laborer.  Of interest, their next door neighbor was Herbert's brother-in-law, Howard Bryant, age 24, and his family, including Anna (Melhuish) Bryant, age 26, and their daughter, Stella Bryant, age 1.

 

1880 US Census: Herbert Melhuish, age 29 (b. PA, father b. England, mother b. Ireland) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Great Valley Township, Cattaraugus County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Sarah R. Melhuish, age 29 (b. NYS; mother b. VT); son, Asher Melhuish, age 7 (b. NYS); and daughter, Nelly Melhuish, age 6 (b. NYS).

 

1920 US Census: Herbert E. Melhuish, age 68 (b. NYS; parents b. England; father spoke Irish) and employed as a carpenter in a lumber yard, was heading a household at 521 West 53rd Street in Los Angeles Township, Los Angeles County, California.  The household also included his wife, Sarah R. Melhuish, age 68 (b. NYS; parents b. Germany); daughter-in-law, Etta Z. Melhuish, age 32 (b. PA) and widowed; granddaughter, Sarah E. Melhuish, age 7 (b. CA); and granddaughter, Mazie A. Melhusih, age 2 years and 2 months (b. CA).

 

Herbert Melhuish married Sarah R. Bates (b. abt 1851 in NYS) on 22 August 1869 and had the following children:

 

(a. Asher Melhuish: Born about 1873 in New York.  Died before 1920.  Married Etta Z. (?) and had the following children:

 

(1) Sarah E. Melhuish: Born about 1913 in California.

 

(2) Mazie A. Melhuish: Born about 1918 in California.

 

(b. Nellie Melhuish: Born 15 March 1874 in New York.  Died 3 Mar 1966 in California.

 

1930 US Census: Fred O. Heuck, age 68 (b. CA; parents b. US) and employed as a teamster for the City Street Department, was heading a household at 638 E. 105th Street in the City of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California.  The household also included his wife, Nellie Heuck, age 55 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS), who was married at age 29; son, Edward A. Heuck, age 21 (b. CA) and single; son, Frederick D. Heuck, age 18 (b. CA) and single; and daughter, Nellie I. Heuck, age 15 (b. CA) and single.

 

Nellie Melhuish married Frederick "Fred" Otto Heuck (b. abt 1862 in CA), son of George Walters and Gertrude (Riley) Heuck, and had the following children:

 

(1) Henrietta Heuck: (more info) Born about 1904 in California.  Died .

 

1900 US Census: Walter L. Wilkins, age 33 (b. Feb 1867 in OH; parents b. OH) and employed as a farm laborer, was heading a household in Compton Township, Los Angeles County, California.  The household also included his wife of 10 years, Amanda A. Wilkins, age 32 (b. Mar 1868 in KS; parents b. IL), who had had 4 children, all still alive; daughter, Laura D. Wilkins, age 8 (b. Nov 1891 in KS); son, Ralph W. Wilkins, age 6 (b. Apr 1894 in CA); son, Nelson R. Wilkins, age 3 (b. Oct 1896 in CA); and son, Arthur M. Wilkins, age 1 (b. Jun 1898 in CA).

 

1910 US Census: Walter Wilkins, age 43 (b. OH; parents b. OH) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household on Laport Street in San Antonio Township, Los Angeles County, California.  The household also included his wife of 20 years, Amanda A. Wilkins, age 42 (b. KS; parents b. IL), who had had 7 children, 6 of whom were still alive; daughter, Laura D. Wilkins, age 18 (b. KS) and single; son, Ralph W. Wilkins, age 16 (b. CA) and single; son, Nelson Wilkins, age 13 (b. CA); daughter, Mable Wilkins, age 8 (b. CA); daughter, Ollie M. Wilkins, age 6 (b. CA); and daughter, Myle Wilkins, age 3 (b. CA).

 

1920 US Census: No record found.

 

1930 US Census: Nelson Wilkins, age 33 (b. CA; parents b. KS) and employed as a laborer in a tire plant, was heading a household at 950 E. 105th St. in the City of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California.  He was married at age 24.  The household also included his wife, Henrietta Wilkins, age 26 (b. CA; father b. CA; mother b. NYS), who was married at age 17; daughter, Margeret Wilkins, age 8 (b. CA); daughter, Stela M. Wilkins, age 6 (b. CA); son, Nelson R. Wilkins, age 4 (b. CA); and daughter, Ruth Wilkins, age 2 (b. CA).

 

1940 US Census: Nelson Wilkins, age 43 (b. CA) and employed as a rubber mill worker in a tire factory, was heading a household at 938 Elder Street in the City of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California.  His dwelling was valued at $2,000; he had completed 6th grade; and he resided in the same house on 1 April 1935.  The household also included his wife, Henrietta Wilkins, age 36 (b. CA), who had completed 2 years of high school; son, Raymond N. Wilkins, age 14 (b. CA); daughter, Ruth Wilkins, age 12 (b. CA); son, Earl H. Wilkins, age 4 (b. CA); son-in-law, Arthur Berkshier, age 20 (b. KS), who had completed 4 years of high school; was employed as a high school bus driver; and had resided at the same place (Los Angeles) on 1 April 1935; and daughter, Marguerite Berkshier, age 18 (b. CA), who had completed 2 years of high school and was employed as a seamstress in a garment factory.

 

Henrietta Heuck married Nelson Wilkins (b. CA, d. ), son of Walter L. (b. OH) and Amanda N. (Batterton) Wilkins (b. KS), on 1 February 1921 in Los Angeles County, California and had the following children:

 

(a) Marguerite "Margie" Wilkins: (more info) Married (1st) Arthur Berkshire; subsequently divorced.  Married (2nd) Roy Swedelson, son of Edward and Eva (Radin) Swedelson, in 1950 in Orange County, California.

 

(b) Stella Mae Wilkins: (more info) Married (1st) Elgie Olen Sprague, son of Everette and Ruth (Reeder) Sprague, on 16 June 1938 in Santa Ana Township, Orange County, California.  Married (2nd) Harold Robert Franklin Thrasher, son of Robert S. and Ada May (Smith) Thrasher, on 7 January 1944 in Orange County, California.

 

(c) Nelson Raymond Wilkins "Raymond": Born 13/15 October 1925 in California.  Died 23 March 2010 in Los Angeles County, California; interred Rose Hills Memorial Park, Whittier, Los Angeles.

 

(d) Ruth Wilkins: (more info) Born 3 May 1927 in Los Angeles County, California.  Married Carlie Edwin Marsh (b. 21 Jul 1923 in CA, d. 13 Oct 2011; interred Kern River Valley Cemetery, Wofford Height, Kern, CA), son of D. E. and Ivo Anna (Johnson) Marsh, on 17 June 1942 in Orange County, California.

 

(e) Earle/Earl Heuck Wilkins: Born 1 June 1935 in Los Angeles County, California.  Perhaps married Georgia L. Dutlinger; divorced February 1976.

 

(2) Eleca Mae Heuck: Born 21 July 1905 in California.  Died 21 March 1988.

 

1930 US Census: Ralph Wilkins, age 36 (b. CA; father b. OH; mother b. KS) and employed as a water well driller, was heading a household on Davvwin Road in Antelope Township, Los Angeles County, California.  He was married at age 27.  The household also included his wife, Eleca Wilkins, age 25 (b. CA), who was married at age 16; daughter, Marie Wilkins, age 7 (b. CA); son Ralph Wilkins, Jr., age 5 (b. CA); and son, David Wilkins, age 9 months (b. CA).

 

1940 US Census: Ralph W. Wilkins, age 45 (b. CA), divorced, and employed as a well driller on ranches, was heading a household in Antelope Township, Los Angeles County, California.  He had resided in the same township on 1 April 1935.  The household also included his son, David Wilkins, age 11 (b. CA); and housekeeper, Evan F. Robinson (female), age 63 (b. AL) and widowed.

 

Eleca married Ralph W. Wilkins (b. 15 Apr 1894, d. 1 Mar 1986), son of Walter L. (b. OH) and Amanda N. (Batterton) Wilkins (b. KS); subsequently divorced.  Eleca and Ralph had the following children:

 

(a) Marie Sarah Wilkins: (more info) Born 1922.

 

1930 US Census: Marie Wilkins, age 7 (b. CA), resided with her parents in Antelope Township, Los Angeles County, California.

 

1930 US Census: Henry F. Hahn, age 43 (b. MO; parents b. MO) and employed as a laborer in a power plant, was heading a household at Flat River, St. Francis Township, St. Francis County, Missouri.  He was married at age 23.  The household also included his wife, Lillie M. Hahn, age 38 (b. MO; parents b. MO), who was married at age 19; daughter, Haze V. Hahn, age 17 (b. MO) and single; son, Toy O. Hahn, age 14 (b. MO); daughter, Harriet J. Hahn, age 11 (b. MO); son, Benjamin S. Hahn, age 9 (b. MO); daughter, Edna M. Hahn, age 6 (b. MO); and son, Harold A. Hahn, age 10 months (b. MO).

 

1940 US Census: Loy Hahan, age 24 (b. MO), married, and employed as a machine operator for a wire rope company, resided as a lodger in the household headed by Evan James, age 51 (b. OK) at 4707 E. 58th Street, Maywood City, San Antonio Township, Los Angeles County, California.  Loy had completed 4 years of high school, and on 1 April 1935 he had resided in Flat River Township, St. Francis County, Missouri.

 

Marie Wilkins married Loy Oscar Hahn (b. 29 Dec 1915, d. 30 Jul 1977 in MO, age 62; interred in Woodlawn Cem., Leadington, St. Francis Co., MO), son of Henry F. and Lillie May (Henson) Hahn, on 18 November 1938 in Los Angeles, California and had 4 children, including:

 

[1. David "Dave" A. Hahn: Born 1942.

 

(b) Ralph Wilkins, Jr.: Born about 1925 in California.

 

(c) David Wilkins: Born about 1930 in California.

 

(3) Herbert Otto Heuck: (more info) Born 1907 in California.  In 1932 employed as a rope marker.  Married (1st), as her 2nd husband, Barbra Ertheta (Elder) Hoadley (b. 1912), daughter of Jerome (b. OR) and Hattie (Hoag) Elder (b. CA) of Los Angeles California, on 19 March 1932 at Santa Ana Orange County, California.  Married (2nd) Gertrude Arnell Boatwright, daughter of Daniel J. and Gertrude (Ryder) Arnell, on 11 February 1939 in Los Angeles County, California.

 

(4) August Edward Heuck "Edward": Born 17 February 1909 in California.  Died 7 January 1999 at Inglewood, Los Angeles County, California; interred there in Inglewood Park Cemetery.  Resided last at Downey, Los Angeles County, California.  Also resided at 824 W. Cameron Avenue, West Covina, California.

 

(5) Frederick "Fred" D. Heuck: (more info) Born 1912.  Married Ruth Arlene Wilber (b. 1915), daughter of J. Edmond and Cornelia (Kent) Wilber, on 4 October 1933 in The Little Church Around The Corner in Los Angeles County, California.

 

(6) Nellie Irene Heuck: (more info) Born 1915 in California.  Married (1st) Lloyd Glen Taylor (b. 1910) of Los Angeles, California, son of Warren X and Della (Dunlap) Taylor of Iowa, on 3 April 1944 in Orange County, California; subsequently divorced.  Married (2nd), as his 2nd wife, Orville R. Walters (b. abt 1909 in KY)of Los Angeles, California, son of George and Gertrude (Riley) Walters of Kentucky, on 9 October 1951 (license issued 6 Oct 1951) at Inglewood, California.

 

(9. Frances Pierce Melhuish: Born 4 August 1853 at Washington Township, Wyoming County, Pennsylvania.  Married Albert Scofield on 28 February 1877.

 

3. Wife #2: Sephrinia A. (?)

 

a. Biographical notes:

 

Born about 1830 in Pennsylvania.

 

1880 US Census: Zipporah Melhuish [female], age 51 (b. PA; parents b. NJ) and married [no husband enumerated], was heading a household on Putnam Street in Tunkhannock Township, Wyoming County, Pennsylvania.  The household also included her son, Alvah Melhuish, age 11 (b. PA; father b. England; mother b. PA).

 

b. Children:

 

(1. Delina C. Melhuish: Born about 1857 in Pennsylvania.

 

(2. Belle Melhuish: (perhaps) Born about 1860 in Pennsylvania.

 

1880 US Census: Belle Melhuish, age 20 (b. PA; father b. England; mother b. PA) and employed as a servant, resided in the household headed by Daniel H. Walter, age 39, and his family in Washington Borough, Wyoming County, Pennsylvania.

 

(3. Lucina C. Melhuish: Born about 1862 in Pennsylvania.

 

(4. Etna "Ettie" S. Melhuish: (female) Born about 1865 in Pennsylvania.

 

1880 US Census: Ettie Melhuish, age 15 (b. PA; father b. England; mother b. PA) and employed as a servant, resided in the household headed by John Stempler, age 50, on Turnpike Street in Tunkhannock Borough, Wyoming County, Pennsylvania.

 

(5. Alvah Rodney Melhuish: (more info) Born January 1868 in Pennsylvania.  Employed as a painter and paper hanger.

 

1880 US Census: Alvah Melhuish, age 11 (b. PA; father b. England, mother b. PA) resided with his mother.

 

1900 US Census: Alvah Melhuish, age 32 (b. Jan 1867 in PA; father b. England; mother b. PA) and employed as a painter, was heading a household on Harrison Street in Tunkhannock Borough, Wyoming County, Pennsylvania.  The household also included his wife of 6 years, Violet Melhuish, age 28 (b. PA; parents b. PA), who had had no children; and boarder, Homer Smith, age 3 (b. Mar 1897 in PA; parents b. PA).

 

1920 US Census: Alvah R. Melhuish, age 51 (b. PA; father b. England; mother b. PA) and employed as a painter for a wall paper store, was heading a household at 20 Goodwin Avenue in Dorranceton Borough, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania.  The household also included his wife, Violet Melhuish, age 48 (b. PA; parents b. PA); son, J. Harold Melhuish, age 19 (b. PA) and single; T. Ivan Melhuish, age 16 (b. PA); son, Rodney Melhuish, age 13 (b. PA); and daughter, Alberta V. Melhuish, age 10 (b. PA).

 

1930 US Census: Alva R. Melhuish, age 62 (b. PA; parents b. England), widowed and employed as a painter for a painting contractor, was boarding in the household headed by Edward S. Jones and family in Kingston Borough, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania.

 

1940 US Census: Alvah R. Melhish, age 72 (b. PA) and employed as a professor at Wilkes Barre Business College, was heading a household at 543 Westmorland Avenue in Kingston Borough, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania.  His dwelling was valued at $9,000, and he had completed 4 years of high school.  The household also included his wife, Frances L. Melhuish, age 72 (b. PA), who had completed 1 year of high school.  They resided in the same township on 1 April 1935.

 

Alvah Rodney Melhuish, age 26, married Violet Lenox, age 22, daughter of Noah Lenox, on 27 June 1894 in Tunkhannock Township, Wyoming County, Pennsylvania and had the following children:

 

(a. J. Harold Melhuish: Born about 1901 in Pennsylvania.

 

(b. T./H. Ivan Melhuish: Born about 1904 in Pennsylvania.

 

1940 US Census: H. Ivan Melhuish, age 36 (b. PA) and employed as a laborer for a coal mine, resided in the household headed by his mother-in-law, Susanna Jones, age 77 (b. Wales) and widowed, at 314 East Church Street in Nanticoke City, Nanticoke Township, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania.  The household also included his wife, Ann Mae Melhuish, age 37 (b. PA); and son, Thomas A. Melhuish, age 13 (b. PA).  They all resided in the same township on 1 April 1935.

 

Ivan Melhuish married Ann Mae Jones, daughter of Susanna (?) Jones, and had the following son:

 

(1) Thomas A. Melhuish: Born about 1927 in Pennsylvania.

 

(c. Alvah Rodney Melhuish, Jr.: Born about 1907 at Kingston, Pennsylvania.  Died 2 June 1992, age 85, at Catonsville, Maryland (obituary 8 Jun in Baltimore, MD newspaper).  Married Florence Hopkins and had the following children:

 

(1) Alvah Rodney Melhuish, III.

 

(2) Janice C. Melhuish: Married (?) Bryant.

 

(d. Alberta Violet Melhuish: (more info) Born 1910 in Pennsylvania.  Married Walter Morse Frounfelker, son of Mahlon and Hattie (Reynolds) Frounfelker, on 28 February 1931 in Dalton Township, Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania.

 

1   Anna "Ann" Maria Elizabeth Melhuish:

 

Born 11 November 1843 at Skinner’s Eddy, Wyoming County, Pennsylvania.  Died 14 November 1916.  Will recorded 28 February 1917 at 11:45 in ledger 246 of deeds on page 38, was witnessed by G.H. Curtis and Emma J. Curtis of Solvay, New York.  Married Howard Lee Bryant, paragraph 3.d.(7. of the Rodman Bryant page, which is generation 7 of the Ancestors of Courtney Smith Bryant, on 10 April 1866.

 

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Other, still unidentified, Melhuish names:

 

1. Mr. Vern P. Melhuish resided at 9100 Monte May Drive, Los Angeles, California 90035.

 

2. Emma A. Melhuish: (more info) Born 1 December 1880 in Montrose Borough, Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania.  Employed as a housekeeper before marriage.  Married Kenneth D. Johnston (b. 25 Jan 1877 in Great Bend Twp, PA) of Great Bend Township, Pennsylvania on 29 December 1903 at Birchardville, Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania, where Emma resided before marriage.  Marriage license issued 21 December 1903.  Kenneth was employed as a farmer in Great Bend Township.  Emma and Kenneth had the following daughter:

 

a. Sarah Arlene Johnston: (more info) Born 1905.  Before marriage employed as a school teacher at Hallstead, Pennsylvania.  At age 37 married Elbert Sydney Banker (b. Great Bend Twp, PA), age 35, son of Arthur and Florence (Smith) Banker of Great Bend Township, Pennsylvania, on 12 December 1942 (license issued 12 Dec 1942) at Susquehanna, Pennsylvania.  Elbert was employed as a dairyman.

 

3. (?) Melhuish: Married Susan (?) (b. Mar 1833 in NYS) and had the following daughter:

 

1900 US Census: Susan Melhuish, age 67 (b. Mar 1833 in NYS; father b. VT; mother b. CT) and widowed, who had had 3 children, all dead, was heading a household in Pomfret Township, Chautauqua County, New York.

 

a. Allice Melhuish: Born about 1858 in Pennsylvania.  Married William Smith (b. abt 1853 in NYS).

 

1880 US Census: William Smith, age 27 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS) and employed drilling wells, was heading a household in Kendall Borough, McKean County, Pennsylvania.  The household also included his wife, Allice Smith, age 22 (b. PA; father b. PA; mother b. NYS); mother-in-law, Susan Melhuish, age 47 (b. NYS; parents b. CT); and boarder, Frank Groaner, age 21 (b. PA) and employed drilling oil wells.

 

 

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