Nancy Hill1

     Nancy Hill married James Brandon.1

Family

James Brandon
Children

Citations

  1. [S120] J.H. Newton, editor, History of Venango County, Pennsylvania and Incidentally of Petroleum (Columbus, OH: J.A. Caldwell, 1879), p. 589. Hereinafter cited as 1879 Venango Co. History.

Mary E. Brandon1

b. circa 7 January 1860, d. 18 February 1862
FatherJames Brandon Jr.1 b. 16 Oct 1835, d. 1880's
MotherSusanna Melat1 b. 21 May 1834, d. 2 Mar 1919
ChartsDescendants of Robert Melat
     Mary E. Brandon was born circa 7 January 1860 in Rockland Township, Venango County.1 She was the daughter of James Brandon Jr. and Susanna Melat.1 She died on 18 February 1862 in Rockland Township.1 She was buried in Pine Hill Cemetery, Rockland Township.1

Citations

  1. [S98] Gravestone, gravestone of Mary E, daughter of James and Susan Brandon, Pine Hill Cemetery, Rockland Tp., Venango Co., PA; read by Kipp Melat.

James Wilbert Brandon1

b. 5 September 1877, d. 12 June 1960
FatherJames Brandon Jr.2 b. 16 Oct 1835, d. 1880's
MotherSusanna Melat2 b. 21 May 1834, d. 2 Mar 1919
ChartsDescendants of Robert Melat
     James Wilbert Brandon was born on 5 September 1877 in Cranberry Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania.3,1,2 He was the son of James Brandon Jr. and Susanna Melat.2 He died on 12 June 1960 in Bradford, McKean County, Pennsylvania, at age 82.4
     James Wilbert Brandon lived in Salina, Cranberry Township, Venango County, with his mother until her death working odd jobs and as a tooldresser in the oil fields.3,5 He moved to McKean County, Pennsylvania, following his mother's death and worked as an oil well driller.6,7,8,9
     James was recorded as being in a common law marriage with Mrs. Bertha L. Thomas, a widow, in the 1930 Federal Census. By 1940, Bertha is listed as James' wife.7,8

Citations

  1. [S973] World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 [database on-line]. Registration Location: Venango County, Pennsylvania; Roll 1926742; Draft Board: 2. James Wilbert Brandon, viewed at Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com).
  2. [S151] 1880 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Cranberry Tp., James Brandon household, National Archives, (James Brandon, 44, PA/PA/PA, farmer; Susan, 45, wife, PA/PA/PA; Ora, 14, dau, PA/PA/PA; James, 3, son, PA/PA/PA).
  3. [S152] 1900 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Cranberry Tp., Susan Brandon household, National Archives, (Susan Brandon, May 1825, PA/PA/PA, wd, 6child/1lvg, house keeper; James W., Sep 1877, PA/PA/PA, single, tooldresser).
  4. [S1361] Pennsylvania Department of Health, Death Indices, online http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt, James Brandon, aged 83, d. 12 Jun 1960, file 058195. Hereinafter cited as Pennsylvania Death Records Indices.
  5. [S207] 1910 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Cranberry Tp., Susan Brandon household, National Archives, (Susan Brandon, 73, PA/PA/PA, wd, 5child/lvg; James W. Brandon, 32, PA/PA/PA, son, single, laborer, odd jobs).
  6. [S433] 1920 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, McKean Co., Bradford, 5th Ward, James Brandon household, National Archives, (James Brandon, 42, PA/PA/PA, single, oil well driller; Clara Turner, 39, PA/PA/PA, single).
  7. [S969] 1930 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, McKean Co., Otto Tp., Duke Center, James Brandon household, National Archives, (James Brandon, 54, PA/PA/PA, single, oil well driller; Bertha L. Thomas, 44, PA/NY/NY, wd, common-law wife).
  8. [S1348] 1940 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, McKean Co., Otto Tp., James W. Brandon household, National Archives, (James W. Brandon, 63, PA, oil lease driller; Bertha L., 62, PA).
  9. [S89] First-hand knowledge and personal recollections of Helen Rembold (Cranberry, PA), as told to Kipp Melat.

Ora Brandon1

b. circa 1865, d. 1893
FatherJames Brandon Jr.1 b. 16 Oct 1835, d. 1880's
MotherSusanna Melat2 b. 21 May 1834, d. 2 Mar 1919
ChartsDescendants of Robert Melat
     Ora Brandon was born circa 1865 in Rockland Township, Venango County.1 She was the daughter of James Brandon Jr. and Susanna Melat.2,1 She married John Edward McKnight, son of Thomas McKnight and Angeline (?), on 10 February 1887 in Oil City, Venango County.3 She died in 1893.4,5

Family

John Edward McKnight b. Aug 1867
Children

Citations

  1. [S151] 1880 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Cranberry Tp., James Brandon household, National Archives.
  2. [S151] 1880 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Cranberry Tp., James Brandon household, National Archives, (James Brandon, 44, PA/PA/PA, farmer; Susan, 45, wife, PA/PA/PA; Ora, 14, dau, PA/PA/PA; James, 3, son, PA/PA/PA).
  3. [S10] Venango County (PA) Marriage License, John Edward McKnight and Ora Brandon, Registrar & Recorder's Office, Courthouse, Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania.
  4. [S1316] Washington County (PA) Marriages, John E. McKnight and Emma L. Scott, familysearch.org, familysearch.org.
  5. [S152] 1900 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Cranberry Tp., Susan Brandon household, National Archives.
  6. [S152] 1900 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Allegheny Co., Oakdale Boro, Thos McKnight household, National Archives, (Thos McKnight, Apr 1842, PA/Ire/Ire, md37y, nurserie[sic] agent; Angeline, Nov 1844, PA/PA/PA, 9child/6lvg; Ida A., Apr 1869, PA/PA/PA, dau, single; Jessie E., Sep 1877, PA/PA/PA, dau, single; Bertha M., June 1890, PA/PA/PA, granddau; Frank E., Nov 1892, PA/PA/PA, grandson).
  7. [S433] 1920 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Pennington C., Thief River Falls, Minn., Frank E. McKnight household, National Archives.

John Edward McKnight1

b. August 1867
FatherThomas McKnight1
MotherAngeline (?)2
ChartsDescendants of Robert Melat
     John Edward McKnight was born in August 1867 in Pennsylvania.3 He was the son of Thomas McKnight and Angeline (?)1,2 He married Ora Brandon, daughter of James Brandon Jr. and Susanna Melat, on 10 February 1887 in Oil City, Venango County.1 He married Ona M. (?) circa 1894.3 He married Emma L. Scott on 29 November 1928 in McKeesport, Washington County, Pennsylvania.4
     John Edward McKnight and Ona M. (?) were living in Oakdale, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, in 1900.3 He and Ona M. (?) were living in Washington, Washington County, Pennsylvania, in 1910 where John was the proprietor of a grocery store.5

Family 1

Ora Brandon b. c 1865, d. 1893
Children

Family 2

Ona M. (?) b. Aug 1877, d. 1919
Child

Family 3

Emma L. Scott

Citations

  1. [S10] Venango County (PA) Marriage License, John Edward McKnight and Ora Brandon, Registrar & Recorder's Office, Courthouse, Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania.
  2. [S10] Venango County (PA) Marriage License, John Edward McKnight and Ora Brandon, Registrar & Recorder's Office, Courthouse, Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania. John's mother's name incorrectly recorded as Julia.
  3. [S152] 1900 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Allegheny Co., Oakdale, John E. McKnight household, National Archives, (John E. McKnight, Aug 1867, PA/PA/PA, md5y, day laborer; Ona, Aug 1877, PA/PA/NY, 1 child/1lvg; Joseph B., Jul 1895, PA).
  4. [S1316] Washington County (PA) Marriages, John E. McKnight and Emma L. Scott, familysearch.org, familysearch.org.
  5. [S207] 1910 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Washington Co., Washington, Ward 2, John E. McKnight household, National Archives, (John E. McKnight, 42, PA/PA/PA, md15y, proprietor, grocery store; Ona M., 30, PA/PA/NY, 1child/1lvg; Joseph B., 14, PA).
  6. [S152] 1900 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Allegheny Co., Oakdale Boro, Thos McKnight household, National Archives, (Thos McKnight, Apr 1842, PA/Ire/Ire, md37y, nurserie[sic] agent; Angeline, Nov 1844, PA/PA/PA, 9child/6lvg; Ida A., Apr 1869, PA/PA/PA, dau, single; Jessie E., Sep 1877, PA/PA/PA, dau, single; Bertha M., June 1890, PA/PA/PA, granddau; Frank E., Nov 1892, PA/PA/PA, grandson).
  7. [S433] 1920 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Pennington C., Thief River Falls, Minn., Frank E. McKnight household, National Archives.

Frank Edward McKnight1

b. 17 October 1893
FatherJohn Edward McKnight1 b. Aug 1867
MotherOra Brandon1 b. c 1865, d. 1893
ChartsDescendants of Robert Melat
     Frank Edward McKnight was born on 17 October 1893 in Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania.2,3 He was the son of John Edward McKnight and Ora Brandon.1 He married Ethel G. Keenan.3
     Frank Edward McKnight was raised by his grandparents Thomas and Angeline McKnight in Oakdale, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.4,5 He and Ethel G. Keenan were living in Thief River Falls, Pennington County, Minnesota, in 1920 where Frank was working as a pharmacist.3,2

Family

Ethel G. Keenan b. Jan 1892
Children

Citations

  1. [S433] 1920 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Pennington C., Thief River Falls, Minn., Frank E. McKnight household, National Archives.
  2. [S205] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005. Original data: United States, Selective Service System. World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration. M1509, 4,582 rolls.
  3. [S1117] 1920 U.S. Census, Minnesota, Pennington Co., Thief River Falls, Ward 1, E. 3rd St., Frank E. McKnight household, National Archives, (Frank E. McKnight, 26, PA/PA/PA, pharmacist, drug store; Ethel G., 27, PA/Ire/Ire; Frank E., Jr., 1 10/12, MN/PA/PA).
  4. [S152] 1900 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Allegheny Co., Oakdale Boro, Thos McKnight household, National Archives, (Thos McKnight, Apr 1842, PA/Ire/Ire, md37y, nurserie[sic] agent; Angeline, Nov 1844, PA/PA/PA, 9child/6lvg; Ida A., Apr 1869, PA/PA/PA, dau, single; Jessie E., Sep 1877, PA/PA/PA, dau, single; Bertha M., June 1890, PA/PA/PA, granddau; Frank E., Nov 1892, PA/PA/PA, grandson).
  5. [S207] 1910 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Allegheny Co., Oakdale Boro, Thomas McKnight household, National Archives, (Thomas McKnight, 68, PA/Ire/Ire, md46y, salesman, fruit; Angelina, 68, PA/Ire/Ire, 9child/6lvg; Ida, 32, PA/PA/PA, dau, single; Frank, 18, PA/PA/PA, grandson).
  6. [S969] 1930 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Butler Co., Slippery Rock Tp., James B. McKnight household, National Archives, (James B. McKnight, 57, PA/NIre/PA, farmer; Ida A., 59, PA/PA/PA; Bertha L., 21, PA/PA/PA, dau, school teacher; James C., 19, PA/PA/PA, son, farm laborer; Frank E., 12, MN/PA/PA, grand-nephew; Fred J., 7, PA/PA/PA, grand-nephew).

Ethel G. Keenan1,2,3

b. January 1892
ChartsDescendants of Robert Melat
     Ethel G. Keenan was born in January 1892 in Pennsylvania.3,1 She married Frank Edward McKnight, son of John Edward McKnight and Ora Brandon.1
     Ethel G. Keenan and Frank Edward McKnight were living in Thief River Falls, Pennington County, Minnesota, in 1920 where Frank was working as a pharmacist.1,4 She was living in Oakdale, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, as a border working as a stenographer for West Penn Power in 1930.5 She was living in Oakdale in 1940 with her sister Edith.2

Family

Frank Edward McKnight b. 17 Oct 1893
Children

Citations

  1. [S1117] 1920 U.S. Census, Minnesota, Pennington Co., Thief River Falls, Ward 1, E. 3rd St., Frank E. McKnight household, National Archives, (Frank E. McKnight, 26, PA/PA/PA, pharmacist, drug store; Ethel G., 27, PA/Ire/Ire; Frank E., Jr., 1 10/12, MN/PA/PA).
  2. [S1348] 1940 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Allegheny Co., Oakdale, Edith Keenan household, National Archives, (Edith Keenan, 50, PA, wd; Glenn, 22, PA, son; Fred, 18, PA, son; Ethel McKnight, 48, PA, wd, dau [sic], clerk, utility co.).
  3. [S152] 1900 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Allegheny Co., Oakdale, John H. Keenan household, National Archives, (John H. Keenan, Jan 1857, Ire/Ire/Ire, md19y, imm1880, stone mason; Ada C., Dec 1858, Ire/Ire/Ire, 5child/5lvg; James C., Jul 1881, PA; Thomas W., Nov 1883, PA; Edith M., Apr 1888, PA: Adlaid E., June 1890, PA: Ethel G., Jan 1892, PA).
  4. [S205] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005. Original data: United States, Selective Service System. World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration. M1509, 4,582 rolls.
  5. [S969] 1930 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Allegheny Co., Oakdale, Elizabeth R. Harrington household, National Archives, (Elizabeth R. Harrington, 60, PA/Scot/NIre; Ethel McKnight, 37, PA/NIre/NIre, md, roomer, stenographer, West Penn Power).
  6. [S969] 1930 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Butler Co., Slippery Rock Tp., James B. McKnight household, National Archives, (James B. McKnight, 57, PA/NIre/PA, farmer; Ida A., 59, PA/PA/PA; Bertha L., 21, PA/PA/PA, dau, school teacher; James C., 19, PA/PA/PA, son, farm laborer; Frank E., 12, MN/PA/PA, grand-nephew; Fred J., 7, PA/PA/PA, grand-nephew).

Frank Edward MacKnight Jr.1,2,3

b. 6 March 1918, d. 23 March 1991
FatherFrank Edward McKnight4 b. 17 Oct 1893
MotherEthel G. Keenan4 b. Jan 1892
ChartsDescendants of Robert Melat
     Frank Edward MacKnight Jr. was born on 6 March 1918 in Minnesota.1,2 He was the son of Frank Edward McKnight and Ethel G. Keenan.4 He married Janet Gail Clark circa 1954.5 He and Janet Gail Clark were divorced in 1962 in Akron, Summit County, Ohio.5 He died on 23 March 1991 in Akron, Summit County, Ohio, at age 73.2

Family

Janet Gail Clark
Child

Citations

  1. [S433] 1920 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Pennington C., Thief River Falls, Minn., Frank E. McKnight household, National Archives.
  2. [S684] Ohio Death Certificate Index, 1913-1937, online http://www.ohiohistory.org/dindex/, Frank E. MacKnight. Hereinafter cited as Ohio Death Certificate Index.
  3. [S973] Summit County, Ohio, Marriage Records, 1840-1980 [database on-line]. Janet Gail MacKnight and Thomas William Beynon, viewed at Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com).
  4. [S1117] 1920 U.S. Census, Minnesota, Pennington Co., Thief River Falls, Ward 1, E. 3rd St., Frank E. McKnight household, National Archives, (Frank E. McKnight, 26, PA/PA/PA, pharmacist, drug store; Ethel G., 27, PA/Ire/Ire; Frank E., Jr., 1 10/12, MN/PA/PA).
  5. [S973] Ohio Divorce Index, 1962-1963, 1967-1971, 1973-2007 [database on-line]. Frank E. MacKnight and Janet MacKnight, 11 Oct 1962 (md8y, one minor child), viewed at Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com).
  6. [S973] U.S. Public Records Index, Volume 1 [database on-line]. Lori G. (MacKnight) Cates, viewed at Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com).

Cora Ella Glines1

b. 18 March 1856, d. 29 December 1939
ChartsDescendants of Robert Melat
     Cora Ella Glines was born on 18 March 1856.1 She married Robert Jackson Melat, son of John Ralston Melat and Sarah Ann Kramer, on 1 September 1884.1 She died on 29 December 1939 in Franklin at age 83.1 She was buried in Franklin Cemetery, Sugarcreek Borough.1

Family

Robert Jackson Melat b. 15 Jun 1854, d. 20 May 1939
Children

Citations

  1. [S388] First-hand knowledge and personal recollections of Pearl Melat Scheller (Franklin, PA (deceased)), as told to Kipp Melat, 1979 telephone conversations. Notes in Personal Files (Fairfax, Virginia).
  2. [S389] Obituary of Edna Melat Brown, The Greenville Advocate, Greenville, IL, 5 Feb 1945. Hereinafter cited as The Greenville (IL) Advocate.
  3. [S8] Obit. of Pearl Scheller, The Oil City Derrick, Oil City, PA, 20 Oct 1988, Oil City Library, Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as The Derrick.

Edna Mae Melat1

b. 14 May 1885, d. 3 February 1945
FatherRobert Jackson Melat1 b. 15 Jun 1854, d. 20 May 1939
MotherCora Ella Glines1 b. 18 Mar 1856, d. 29 Dec 1939
ChartsDescendants of Robert Melat
     Edna Mae Melat was born on 14 May 1885 in Kane, McKean County, Pennsylvania.1 She was the daughter of Robert Jackson Melat and Cora Ella Glines.1 She married Carl Henry Uldick on 12 June 1907.1 She married Walter M. Brown, son of Marion Brown and Kate Cary, on 11 January 1926 in Kittanning, Armstrong County, Pennsylvania.2 She died on 3 February 1945 in Franklin, Venango County, at age 59.1 She was buried in Franklin Cemetery, Sugarcreek Borough.1
     Edna and Walter owned and operated a restaurant in Mulberry Grove, Illinois.1 Edna was a "certified spiritual reader" well-known in the Greenville, Illinois area. She was also a palm reader.1 She had no children.

Family 2

Walter M. Brown b. 30 Apr 1874, d. 27 Mar 1944

Citations

  1. [S389] Obituary of Edna Melat Brown, The Greenville Advocate, Greenville, IL, 5 Feb 1945. Hereinafter cited as The Greenville (IL) Advocate.
  2. [S389] Obituary of Walter Brown, The Greenville Advocate, Greenville, IL, 26 Mar 1944. Hereinafter cited as The Greenville (IL) Advocate.

Carl Henry Uldick1

ChartsDescendants of Robert Melat
     Carl Henry Uldick married Edna Mae Melat, daughter of Robert Jackson Melat and Cora Ella Glines, on 12 June 1907.1

Family

Edna Mae Melat b. 14 May 1885, d. 3 Feb 1945

Citations

  1. [S389] Obituary of Edna Melat Brown, The Greenville Advocate, Greenville, IL, 5 Feb 1945. Hereinafter cited as The Greenville (IL) Advocate.

Walter M. Brown1

b. 30 April 1874, d. 27 March 1944
FatherMarion Brown2
MotherKate Cary2
ChartsDescendants of Robert Melat
     Walter M. Brown was born on 30 April 1874 in Bond County, Illinois.1 He was the son of Marion Brown and Kate Cary.2 He married Edna Mae Melat, daughter of Robert Jackson Melat and Cora Ella Glines, on 11 January 1926 in Kittanning, Armstrong County, Pennsylvania.1 He died on 27 March 1944 in Pocahontas, Illinois, at age 69.1 He was buried in Montrose Cemetery, Greenville, Illinois.1
     Walter and Edna owned and operated a restaurant in Mulberry Grove, Illinois.3

Family

Edna Mae Melat b. 14 May 1885, d. 3 Feb 1945

Citations

  1. [S389] Obituary of Walter Brown, The Greenville Advocate, Greenville, IL, 26 Mar 1944. Hereinafter cited as The Greenville (IL) Advocate.
  2. [S389] Obituary of Walter M. Brown, The Greenville Advocate, Greenville, IL, 28 Mar 1944. Hereinafter cited as The Greenville (IL) Advocate.
  3. [S389] Obituary of Edna Melat Brown, The Greenville Advocate, Greenville, IL, 5 Feb 1945. Hereinafter cited as The Greenville (IL) Advocate.

Robert Franklin Melat1

b. 3 September 1888, d. 23 February 1971
FatherRobert Jackson Melat1 b. 15 Jun 1854, d. 20 May 1939
MotherCora Ella Glines1 b. 18 Mar 1856, d. 29 Dec 1939
ChartsDescendants of Robert Melat
     Robert Franklin Melat was born on 3 September 1888 in Kane, McKean County, Pennsylvania.1 He was the son of Robert Jackson Melat and Cora Ella Glines.1 He was unmarried. He died on 23 February 1971 in Franklin, Venango County, at age 82.1 He was buried in Franklin Cemetery, Sugarcreek Borough.1
     Robert Franklin Melat served with the First Army Division in World War I and was later a member of the Occupation Forces.1

Citations

  1. [S388] First-hand knowledge and personal recollections of Pearl Melat Scheller (Franklin, PA (deceased)), as told to Kipp Melat, 1979 telephone conversations. Notes in Personal Files (Fairfax, Virginia).

Merle Ralston Melat1

b. 8 August 1896, d. 23 September 1974
FatherRobert Jackson Melat1 b. 15 Jun 1854, d. 20 May 1939
MotherCora Ella Glines1 b. 18 Mar 1856, d. 29 Dec 1939
ChartsDescendants of Robert Melat
     Merle Ralston Melat was born on 8 August 1896 in Kane, McKean County, Pennsylvania.1 He was the son of Robert Jackson Melat and Cora Ella Glines.1 He married Isabelle Mason Strawbridge.1 He died on 23 September 1974 in Maryland at age 78.1

Citations

  1. [S388] First-hand knowledge and personal recollections of Pearl Melat Scheller (Franklin, PA (deceased)), as told to Kipp Melat, 1979 telephone conversations. Notes in Personal Files (Fairfax, Virginia).

Isabelle Mason Strawbridge1

ChartsDescendants of Robert Melat
     Isabelle Mason Strawbridge married Merle Ralston Melat, son of Robert Jackson Melat and Cora Ella Glines.1

Family

Merle Ralston Melat b. 8 Aug 1896, d. 23 Sep 1974

Citations

  1. [S388] First-hand knowledge and personal recollections of Pearl Melat Scheller (Franklin, PA (deceased)), as told to Kipp Melat, 1979 telephone conversations. Notes in Personal Files (Fairfax, Virginia).

Pearl Roselle Melat1

b. 8 August 1896, d. 19 October 1988
FatherRobert Jackson Melat1 b. 15 Jun 1854, d. 20 May 1939
MotherCora Ella Glines1 b. 18 Mar 1856, d. 29 Dec 1939
ChartsDescendants of Robert Melat
     Pearl Roselle Melat was born on 8 August 1896 in Kane, McKean County, Pennsylvania.1 She was the daughter of Robert Jackson Melat and Cora Ella Glines.1 She married Frank Judson Rogers on 31 March 1915.2 She married John Jacob Scheller on 19 November 1951.2 She died on 19 October 1988 in Franklin, Venango County, at age 92.1
     Pearl Roselle Melat was employed by the Pennsylvania Railroad at the Big Rock and River Ridge Station for 16 years.2

Family 1

Frank Judson Rogers b. 31 Mar 1895
Child

Family 2

John Jacob Scheller b. 23 Mar 1889, d. 6 Dec 1953

Citations

  1. [S8] Obit. of Pearl Scheller, The Oil City Derrick, Oil City, PA, 20 Oct 1988, Oil City Library, Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as The Derrick.
  2. [S388] First-hand knowledge and personal recollections of Pearl Melat Scheller (Franklin, PA (deceased)), as told to Kipp Melat, 1979 telephone conversations. Notes in Personal Files (Fairfax, Virginia).

Frank Judson Rogers1,2

b. 31 March 1895
ChartsDescendants of Robert Melat
     Frank Judson Rogers was born on 31 March 1895 in Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania.2,1 He married Pearl Roselle Melat, daughter of Robert Jackson Melat and Cora Ella Glines, on 31 March 1915.1

Family

Pearl Roselle Melat b. 8 Aug 1896, d. 19 Oct 1988
Child

Citations

  1. [S388] First-hand knowledge and personal recollections of Pearl Melat Scheller (Franklin, PA (deceased)), as told to Kipp Melat, 1979 telephone conversations. Notes in Personal Files (Fairfax, Virginia).
  2. [S1309] World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 Record of Frank Judson Rogers, viewed at www.ancestry.com.

John Jacob Scheller1

b. 23 March 1889, d. 6 December 1953
ChartsDescendants of Robert Melat
     John Jacob Scheller was born on 23 March 1889.1 He married Pearl Roselle Melat, daughter of Robert Jackson Melat and Cora Ella Glines, on 19 November 1951.1 He died on 6 December 1953 at age 64.1

Family

Pearl Roselle Melat b. 8 Aug 1896, d. 19 Oct 1988

Citations

  1. [S388] First-hand knowledge and personal recollections of Pearl Melat Scheller (Franklin, PA (deceased)), as told to Kipp Melat, 1979 telephone conversations. Notes in Personal Files (Fairfax, Virginia).

Richard Herbert Rogers1

FatherFrank Judson Rogers1 b. 31 Mar 1895
MotherPearl Roselle Melat1 b. 8 Aug 1896, d. 19 Oct 1988
ChartsDescendants of Robert Melat
     Richard Herbert Rogers is the son of Frank Judson Rogers and Pearl Roselle Melat.1 He married Betty Jane Bowser on 5 October 1939.1

Family

Betty Jane Bowser b. 4 Jun 1918, d. 4 Jan 1969
Children

Citations

  1. [S388] First-hand knowledge and personal recollections of Pearl Melat Scheller (Franklin, PA (deceased)), as told to Kipp Melat, 1979 telephone conversations. Notes in Personal Files (Fairfax, Virginia).

Betty Jane Bowser1

b. 4 June 1918, d. 4 January 1969
ChartsDescendants of Robert Melat
     Betty Jane Bowser was born on 4 June 1918.1 She married Richard Herbert Rogers, son of Frank Judson Rogers and Pearl Roselle Melat, on 5 October 1939.1 She died on 4 January 1969 at age 50.1

Citations

  1. [S388] First-hand knowledge and personal recollections of Pearl Melat Scheller (Franklin, PA (deceased)), as told to Kipp Melat, 1979 telephone conversations. Notes in Personal Files (Fairfax, Virginia).

Kim Tyler Rogers1

FatherRichard Herbert Rogers1
MotherBetty Jane Bowser1 b. 4 Jun 1918, d. 4 Jan 1969
ChartsDescendants of Robert Melat
     Kim Tyler Rogers is the son of Richard Herbert Rogers and Betty Jane Bowser.1

Citations

  1. [S388] First-hand knowledge and personal recollections of Pearl Melat Scheller (Franklin, PA (deceased)), as told to Kipp Melat, 1979 telephone conversations. Notes in Personal Files (Fairfax, Virginia).

Jerri Ann Rogers1

FatherRichard Herbert Rogers1
MotherBetty Jane Bowser1 b. 4 Jun 1918, d. 4 Jan 1969
ChartsDescendants of Robert Melat
     Jerri Ann Rogers is the daughter of Richard Herbert Rogers and Betty Jane Bowser.1 She married Henry Walter Gent Jr. on 19 June 1971.1

Citations

  1. [S388] First-hand knowledge and personal recollections of Pearl Melat Scheller (Franklin, PA (deceased)), as told to Kipp Melat, 1979 telephone conversations. Notes in Personal Files (Fairfax, Virginia).

Henry Walter Gent Jr.1

ChartsDescendants of Robert Melat
     Henry Walter Gent Jr. married Jerri Ann Rogers, daughter of Richard Herbert Rogers and Betty Jane Bowser, on 19 June 1971.1

Citations

  1. [S388] First-hand knowledge and personal recollections of Pearl Melat Scheller (Franklin, PA (deceased)), as told to Kipp Melat, 1979 telephone conversations. Notes in Personal Files (Fairfax, Virginia).

Erin Kathleen Gent1

FatherHenry Walter Gent Jr.1
MotherJerri Ann Rogers1
ChartsDescendants of Robert Melat
     Erin Kathleen Gent is the daughter of Henry Walter Gent Jr. and Jerri Ann Rogers.1

Citations

  1. [S388] First-hand knowledge and personal recollections of Pearl Melat Scheller (Franklin, PA (deceased)), as told to Kipp Melat, 1979 telephone conversations. Notes in Personal Files (Fairfax, Virginia).

Ryan Patrick Gent1

FatherHenry Walter Gent Jr.1
MotherJerri Ann Rogers1
ChartsDescendants of Robert Melat
     Ryan Patrick Gent is the son of Henry Walter Gent Jr. and Jerri Ann Rogers.1

Citations

  1. [S388] First-hand knowledge and personal recollections of Pearl Melat Scheller (Franklin, PA (deceased)), as told to Kipp Melat, 1979 telephone conversations. Notes in Personal Files (Fairfax, Virginia).

Laura Belle Melat1

b. 2 February 1859, d. 3 February 1947
FatherJohn Ralston Melat1 b. 21 Apr 1827, d. 2 Feb 1899
MotherSarah Ann Kramer1 b. 2 Feb 1833, d. 7 Mar 1912
ChartsDescendants of John Kerner
Descendants of Robert Melat
Descendants of Adam Stroup
Laura Belle Melat
     Laura Belle Melat was born on 2 February 1859 in Rockland Township, Venango County.1 She was the daughter of John Ralston Melat and Sarah Ann Kramer.1 She married Casper Siebert.2 She married Albert Jackson Carner, son of John Carner Jr. and Sarah Ann Turk, on 9 August 1892.3 She died on 3 February 1947 in Franklin, Venango County, at age 88.1 She was buried in Franklin Cemetery, Sugarcreek Borough.1

Family 1

Casper Siebert d. 16 Jun 1889
Children

Family 2

Albert Jackson Carner b. 22 Feb 1855, d. 4 Jan 1936
Children

Citations

  1. [S233] Obit. of Laura Melat Carner, Franklin Evening News, Franklin, PA, 4 Feb. 1947, Pennsylvania Room, Franklin Library, Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania.
  2. [S473] Letter from Marie Carner Fuller (Hammond, IN (deceased)) to Kipp Melat, 1980; Personal Files (Fairfax, Virginia).
  3. [S10] Venango County (PA) Marriage License, marriage license of Laura Siebert and Albert Carner, Registrar & Recorder's Office, Courthouse, Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania.
  4. [S231] Obit. of Dora Siebert Salsburg, The News Herald, Franklin, PA, 1 Nov 1966, Pennsylvania Room, Franklin Library, Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania.
  5. [S474] First-hand knowledge and personal recollections of Harold L. Beggs (Franklin, PA (deceased)), as told to Kipp Melat, 1978 telephone conversation. Notes in Personal Files (Fairfax, Virginia).
  6. [S20] Gravestone, Bertha G. Siebert, Melat Cemetery, Rockland Tp., Venango Co., PA; read by transcribed by Kipp Melat.
  7. [S231] Obit. of Albert J. Carner Jr., The News Herald, Franklin, PA, Jul 1977, Pennsylvania Room, Franklin Library, Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania.
  8. [S231] Obit. of Sarah Mihleder, The News Herald, Franklin, PA, 18 Mar 1969, Pennsylvania Room, Franklin Library, Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania.

Casper Siebert1

d. 16 June 1889
ChartsDescendants of Robert Melat
     Casper Siebert married Laura Belle Melat, daughter of John Ralston Melat and Sarah Ann Kramer.1 He died on 16 June 1889 in Buffalo, New York.1,2
     Casper Siebert was a violinist in Buffalo, New York.1

Family

Laura Belle Melat b. 2 Feb 1859, d. 3 Feb 1947
Children

Citations

  1. [S473] Letter from Marie Carner Fuller (Hammond, IN (deceased)) to Kipp Melat, 1980; Personal Files (Fairfax, Virginia).
  2. [S10] Venango County (PA) Marriage License, marriage license of Laura Siebert and Albert Carner, Registrar & Recorder's Office, Courthouse, Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania.
  3. [S231] Obit. of Dora Siebert Salsburg, The News Herald, Franklin, PA, 1 Nov 1966, Pennsylvania Room, Franklin Library, Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania.
  4. [S474] First-hand knowledge and personal recollections of Harold L. Beggs (Franklin, PA (deceased)), as told to Kipp Melat, 1978 telephone conversation. Notes in Personal Files (Fairfax, Virginia).
  5. [S20] Gravestone, Bertha G. Siebert, Melat Cemetery, Rockland Tp., Venango Co., PA; read by transcribed by Kipp Melat.

Dora Viola Siebert1

b. 24 November 1880, d. 31 October 1966
FatherCasper Siebert1 d. 16 Jun 1889
MotherLaura Belle Melat1 b. 2 Feb 1859, d. 3 Feb 1947
ChartsDescendants of Robert Melat
Dora Viola Siebert
     Dora Viola Siebert was born on 24 November 1880 in Buffalo, New York.1 She was the daughter of Casper Siebert and Laura Belle Melat.1 She married Frans E. Long on 3 June 1903 in Franklin.1 She married Ray Salsburg on 14 November 1912 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.1 She died on 31 October 1966 in Franklin, Venango County, at age 85.1 She was buried in Franklin Cemetery, Sugarcreek Borough.1
     Dora met Ray, a vaudeville performer while he was in Franklin to playing with "The Four Dancing Lubins" at the Opera House. For a number ofyears she traveled with the vaudeville troupe which her husband headed and she helped with work backstage. After he left show business, they spent a year in New Mexico where they had a ranch. Then in Wheeling, West Virginia, they operated a theatrical hotel.1 Dora operated the Salsburg greenhouse, also known as "Doll House Gardens" for twenty-five years in Sugarcreek Township, Venango County.1 She had no children.

Family 1

Frans E. Long d. 1910

Family 2

Ray Salsburg

Citations

  1. [S231] Obit. of Dora Siebert Salsburg, The News Herald, Franklin, PA, 1 Nov 1966, Pennsylvania Room, Franklin Library, Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania.

Frans E. Long1

d. 1910
ChartsDescendants of Robert Melat
     Frans E. Long married Dora Viola Siebert, daughter of Casper Siebert and Laura Belle Melat, on 3 June 1903 in Franklin.1 He died in 1910.1

Family

Dora Viola Siebert b. 24 Nov 1880, d. 31 Oct 1966

Citations

  1. [S231] Obit. of Dora Siebert Salsburg, The News Herald, Franklin, PA, 1 Nov 1966, Pennsylvania Room, Franklin Library, Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania.