Donna Karen Matson1

b. 31 March 1910, d. 14 February 1999
FatherJohn Matson1
MotherJennie Gertrude Welsby1 b. 13 Dec 1885, d. 24 Dec 1990
ChartsDescendants of Robert Melat
     Donna Karen Matson was born on 31 March 1910 in Indiana.1,2,3 She was the daughter of John Matson and Jennie Gertrude Welsby.1 She married Keith Ault.1 She died on 14 February 1999 in Irons, Lake County, Indiana, at age 88.3

Citations

  1. [S339] J. R. Melat Family Record, unknown compiler, in possession of Eugene Bell, Franklin, PA (deceased). Hereinafter cited as J.R. Melat Family Record.
  2. [S977] 1930 U.S. Census, Indiana, Lake Co., North Tp., John Matson household, National Archives, (John Matson, 49, IL/Norway/Norway, machinist at oil refinery; Gertrude, 44, PA/PA/PA; Donna, 20, IN/IL/PA; Doris, 18, IL/IL/PA; John Robert, 8, IL/PA/PA).
  3. [S114] Donna K. Ault, Social Security Death Index, Master File, www.ancestry.com (Orem, UT: Ancestry, Inc., 1999), 314-46-0065     . Hereinafter cited as SSDI.

Keith Ault1

ChartsDescendants of Robert Melat
     Keith Ault married Donna Karen Matson, daughter of John Matson and Jennie Gertrude Welsby.1

Family

Donna Karen Matson b. 31 Mar 1910, d. 14 Feb 1999
Children

Citations

  1. [S339] J. R. Melat Family Record, unknown compiler, in possession of Eugene Bell, Franklin, PA (deceased). Hereinafter cited as J.R. Melat Family Record.

Barbara Ault1

FatherKeith Ault1
MotherDonna Karen Matson1 b. 31 Mar 1910, d. 14 Feb 1999
ChartsDescendants of Robert Melat
     Barbara Ault is the daughter of Keith Ault and Donna Karen Matson.1

Citations

  1. [S339] J. R. Melat Family Record, unknown compiler, in possession of Eugene Bell, Franklin, PA (deceased). Hereinafter cited as J.R. Melat Family Record.

Donna Ault1

FatherKeith Ault1
MotherDonna Karen Matson1 b. 31 Mar 1910, d. 14 Feb 1999
ChartsDescendants of Robert Melat
     Donna Ault is the daughter of Keith Ault and Donna Karen Matson.1

Citations

  1. [S339] J. R. Melat Family Record, unknown compiler, in possession of Eugene Bell, Franklin, PA (deceased). Hereinafter cited as J.R. Melat Family Record.

Doris Ault1

FatherKeith Ault1
MotherDonna Karen Matson1 b. 31 Mar 1910, d. 14 Feb 1999
ChartsDescendants of Robert Melat
     Doris Ault is the daughter of Keith Ault and Donna Karen Matson.1

Citations

  1. [S339] J. R. Melat Family Record, unknown compiler, in possession of Eugene Bell, Franklin, PA (deceased). Hereinafter cited as J.R. Melat Family Record.

Marylyn Ault1

FatherKeith Ault1
MotherDonna Karen Matson1 b. 31 Mar 1910, d. 14 Feb 1999
ChartsDescendants of Robert Melat
     Marylyn Ault is the daughter of Keith Ault and Donna Karen Matson.1

Citations

  1. [S339] J. R. Melat Family Record, unknown compiler, in possession of Eugene Bell, Franklin, PA (deceased). Hereinafter cited as J.R. Melat Family Record.

Doris Matson1

b. 26 February 1912, d. 28 March 1990
FatherJohn Matson1
MotherJennie Gertrude Welsby1 b. 13 Dec 1885, d. 24 Dec 1990
ChartsDescendants of Robert Melat
     Doris Matson was born on 26 February 1912 in Illinois.1,2,3 She was the daughter of John Matson and Jennie Gertrude Welsby.1 She married Gerald Cutler.1 She died on 28 March 1990 in Gary, Lake County, Indiana, at age 78.3

Citations

  1. [S339] J. R. Melat Family Record, unknown compiler, in possession of Eugene Bell, Franklin, PA (deceased). Hereinafter cited as J.R. Melat Family Record.
  2. [S977] 1930 U.S. Census, Indiana, Lake Co., North Tp., John Matson household, National Archives, (John Matson, 49, IL/Norway/Norway, machinist at oil refinery; Gertrude, 44, PA/PA/PA; Donna, 20, IN/IL/PA; Doris, 18, IL/IL/PA; John Robert, 8, IL/PA/PA).
  3. [S114] Doris W. Cutler, Social Security Death Index, Master File, www.ancestry.com (Orem, UT: Ancestry, Inc., 1999). Hereinafter cited as SSDI.

Gerald Cutler1

ChartsDescendants of Robert Melat
     Gerald Cutler married Doris Matson, daughter of John Matson and Jennie Gertrude Welsby.1

Family

Doris Matson b. 26 Feb 1912, d. 28 Mar 1990
Child

Citations

  1. [S339] J. R. Melat Family Record, unknown compiler, in possession of Eugene Bell, Franklin, PA (deceased). Hereinafter cited as J.R. Melat Family Record.

Karen Cutler1

FatherGerald Cutler1
MotherDoris Matson1 b. 26 Feb 1912, d. 28 Mar 1990
ChartsDescendants of Robert Melat
     Karen Cutler is the daughter of Gerald Cutler and Doris Matson.1

Citations

  1. [S339] J. R. Melat Family Record, unknown compiler, in possession of Eugene Bell, Franklin, PA (deceased). Hereinafter cited as J.R. Melat Family Record.

Roy Ralston Welsby1

b. 4 April 1888, d. March 1969
FatherJohn Richard Welsby1 b. Jan 1860, d. 16 Oct 1937
MotherMary Elizabeth Melat1 b. 12 Aug 1864, d. 1938
ChartsDescendants of Robert Melat
     Roy Ralston Welsby was born on 4 April 1888 in Pennsylvania.1 He was the son of John Richard Welsby and Mary Elizabeth Melat.1 He married Gertrude O'Neil on 1 June 1912 in Lake County, Indiana.2,3 He died in March 1969 in East Chicago, Lake County, Indiana, at age 80.1

Citations

  1. [S114] Roy R. Welsby, Social Security Death Index, Master File, www.ancestry.com (Orem, UT: Ancestry, Inc., 1999). Hereinafter cited as SSDI.
  2. [S1273] Indiana, Marriages, 1811-1959, Roy Welsby and Gertrude O'Neil, viewed at Family Search (familysearch.org).
  3. [S339] J. R. Melat Family Record, unknown compiler, in possession of Eugene Bell, Franklin, PA (deceased). Hereinafter cited as J.R. Melat Family Record.

Gertrude O'Neil1

ChartsDescendants of Robert Melat
     Gertrude O'Neil married Roy Ralston Welsby, son of John Richard Welsby and Mary Elizabeth Melat, on 1 June 1912 in Lake County, Indiana.2,1

Family

Roy Ralston Welsby b. 4 Apr 1888, d. Mar 1969
Child

Citations

  1. [S339] J. R. Melat Family Record, unknown compiler, in possession of Eugene Bell, Franklin, PA (deceased). Hereinafter cited as J.R. Melat Family Record.
  2. [S1273] Indiana, Marriages, 1811-1959, Roy Welsby and Gertrude O'Neil, viewed at Family Search (familysearch.org).

John Ralston Welsby1,2

FatherRoy Ralston Welsby1 b. 4 Apr 1888, d. Mar 1969
MotherGertrude O'Neil1
ChartsDescendants of Robert Melat
     John Ralston Welsby is the son of Roy Ralston Welsby and Gertrude O'Neil.1 He married Vivian Personett on 16 October 1939 in Whiting, Lake County, Indiana.2

Citations

  1. [S339] J. R. Melat Family Record, unknown compiler, in possession of Eugene Bell, Franklin, PA (deceased). Hereinafter cited as J.R. Melat Family Record.
  2. [S1273] Indiana, Marriages, 1811-1959, J. Ralston Welsby and Vivian Personett, viewed at Family Search (familysearch.org).
  3. [S1273] Indiana, Marriages, 1811-1959, Jean Ann Welsby and James Kirk Laskowski, viewed at Family Search (familysearch.org).
  4. [S1273] Indiana, Marriages, 1811-1959, Mary Margaret Welsby and Timothy Connor Whelan, viewed at Family Search (familysearch.org).
  5. [S1273] Indiana, Marriages, 1811-1959, Suzann Gertrude Welsby and Laurene G. Graefen Jr., viewed at Family Search (familysearch.org).

Mary Catherine Highfield1

b. 18 August 1874, d. 29 October 1925
FatherJohn Wesley Highfield2 b. 22 Feb 1833, d. 20 Jan 1914
MotherMary J. (?)2
ChartsDescendants of Robert Melat
     Mary Catherine Highfield was born on 18 August 1874 in Rockland Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania.1,2 She was the daughter of John Wesley Highfield and Mary J. (?)2 She married Harry Thomas Melat, son of John Ralston Melat and Sarah Ann Kramer, on 9 February 1892 in Franklin, Venango County.3 She died on 29 October 1925 in Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania, at age 51.1,2 She was buried in Melat Cemetery, Rockland Township.1
     Mary Catherine Highfield and Harry Thomas Melat lived in Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania, where Harry worked as a carpenter in 1920.4

Family

Harry Thomas Melat b. 20 Dec 1868, d. 11 Nov 1953
Children

Citations

  1. [S233] Obit of Mary C. Melat, Franklin Evening News, Franklin, PA, 30 Oct 1925, Pennsylvania Room, Franklin Library, Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania.
  2. [S1462] Mary C. Highfield Melat, Pennsylvania Death Certificate 98992 (30 Oct 1925), (informant: H.T. Melat, Franklin, PA [husband], viewed at Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, accessed 14 Jan 2017; original at Pennsylvania Dept. of Health, Division of Vital Records, New Castle, PA; (bn 18 Aug 1871, Rockland, Venango Co., PA; d. 29 Oct 1925, Franklin, Venango Co., PA; bur Melat Cemetery, Rockland, PA; father Wesley Highfield; mother Mary).
  3. [S10] Venango County (PA) Marriage License, marriage license of Harry T. Melat and Mary C. Highfield, Registrar & Recorder's Office, Courthouse, Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania.
  4. [S433] 1920 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Franklin, Harry Melat household, National Archives, (Harry Melat, 53, PA/PA/PA, carpenter, tool co., Mary, 43, PA/PA/PA; Frances, 5, PA, son).
  5. [S152] 1900 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Clinton Tp., Harry T. Melat family, National Archives, (Harry T. Melat, Dec 1868, PA/PA/PA, md7y, farmer; Mary, Sep 1876, PA/PA/PA, 4child/3lvg; Ethel, Sep 1893, PA/PA/PA, dau; Blanche, Oct 1895, PA/PA/PA, dau; Myrtle, June 1897, PA/PA/PA, dau).
  6. [S231] Obit of Myrtle Bleichner, The News Herald, Franklin, PA, 11 Jan 1973, Pennsylvania Room, Franklin Library, Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania.
  7. [S20] Gravestone, Flora F. Melat, Melat Cemetery, Rockland Tp., Venango Co., PA; read by transcribed by Kipp Melat.
  8. [S20] Gravestone, Howard Melat, Melat Cemetery, Rockland Tp., Venango Co., PA; read by transcribed by Kipp Melat.
  9. [S20] Gravestone, Laun A. Melat, Melat Cemetery, Rockland Tp., Venango Co., PA; read by transcribed by Kipp Melat.
  10. [S20] Gravestone, Guy E. Melat, Melat Cemetery, Rockland Tp., Venango Co., PA; read by transcribed by Kipp Melat.
  11. [S20] Gravestone, Carl F. Melat, Melat Cemetery, Rockland Tp., Venango Co., PA; read by transcribed by Kipp Melat.
  12. [S339] J. R. Melat Family Record, unknown compiler, in possession of Eugene Bell, Franklin, PA (deceased). Hereinafter cited as J.R. Melat Family Record.

Sarah Ann Lumley1

b. 27 October 1869, d. 2 January 1952
ChartsDescendants of Robert Melat
     Sarah Ann Lumley was born on 27 October 1869.1 She married Charles Palmer.1 She married Harry Thomas Melat, son of John Ralston Melat and Sarah Ann Kramer, on 7 September 1936.1 She died on 2 January 1952 at age 82.1 She was buried in Franklin Cemetery, Sugarcreek Borough, Venango County.1

Family 1

Charles Palmer
Child

Family 2

Harry Thomas Melat b. 20 Dec 1868, d. 11 Nov 1953

Citations

  1. [S233] Obit of Sarah A. Melat, Franklin Evening News, Franklin, PA, 3 Jan 1952, Pennsylvania Room, Franklin Library, Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania.
  2. [S167] Jerilyn Jacklin Reniger, compiler, Friederich Renninger/Reninger in the United States and Canada (Lansing, MI: Craft Printer, Ltd., 1984), p. 317. Hereinafter cited as Friederich Renninger.

Charles Palmer1

     Charles Palmer married Sarah Ann Lumley.1

Family

Sarah Ann Lumley b. 27 Oct 1869, d. 2 Jan 1952
Child

Citations

  1. [S233] Obit of Sarah A. Melat, Franklin Evening News, Franklin, PA, 3 Jan 1952, Pennsylvania Room, Franklin Library, Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania.
  2. [S167] Jerilyn Jacklin Reniger, compiler, Friederich Renninger/Reninger in the United States and Canada (Lansing, MI: Craft Printer, Ltd., 1984), p. 317. Hereinafter cited as Friederich Renninger.

Flora F. Melat1

b. 12 August 1899, d. 29 December 1899
FatherHarry Thomas Melat1 b. 20 Dec 1868, d. 11 Nov 1953
MotherMary Catherine Highfield1 b. 18 Aug 1874, d. 29 Oct 1925
ChartsDescendants of Robert Melat
     Flora F. Melat was born on 12 August 1899 in Rockland Township, Venango County.1 She was the daughter of Harry Thomas Melat and Mary Catherine Highfield.1 She died on 29 December 1899 in Rockland Township, Venango County.1 She was buried in Melat Cemetery, Rockland Township.1

Citations

  1. [S20] Gravestone, Flora F. Melat, Melat Cemetery, Rockland Tp., Venango Co., PA; read by transcribed by Kipp Melat.

Howard Melat1

b. 7 June 1901, d. 8 August 1901
FatherHarry Thomas Melat1 b. 20 Dec 1868, d. 11 Nov 1953
MotherMary Catherine Highfield1 b. 18 Aug 1874, d. 29 Oct 1925
ChartsDescendants of Robert Melat
     Howard Melat was born on 7 June 1901 in Rockland Township, Venango County.1 He was the son of Harry Thomas Melat and Mary Catherine Highfield.1 He died on 8 August 1901 in Rockland Township, Venango County.1 He was buried in Melat Cemetery, Rockland Township, Venango County.1

Citations

  1. [S20] Gravestone, Howard Melat, Melat Cemetery, Rockland Tp., Venango Co., PA; read by transcribed by Kipp Melat.

Laun Andrew Melat1

b. 16 March 1906, d. 8 March 1913
FatherHarry Thomas Melat1 b. 20 Dec 1868, d. 11 Nov 1953
MotherMary Catherine Highfield1 b. 18 Aug 1874, d. 29 Oct 1925
ChartsDescendants of Robert Melat
     Laun Andrew Melat was born on 16 March 1906 in Rockland Township, Venango County.1 He was the son of Harry Thomas Melat and Mary Catherine Highfield.1 He died on 8 March 1913 in Rockland Township, Venango County, at age 6.1 He was buried in Melat Cemetery, Rockland Township, Venango County.1

Citations

  1. [S20] Gravestone, Laun A. Melat, Melat Cemetery, Rockland Tp., Venango Co., PA; read by transcribed by Kipp Melat.

Guy Ellsworth Melat1

b. 13 July 1909, d. 5 March 1913
FatherHarry Thomas Melat1 b. 20 Dec 1868, d. 11 Nov 1953
MotherMary Catherine Highfield1 b. 18 Aug 1874, d. 29 Oct 1925
ChartsDescendants of Robert Melat
     Guy Ellsworth Melat was born on 13 July 1909 in Rockland Township, Venango County.1 He was the son of Harry Thomas Melat and Mary Catherine Highfield.1 He died on 5 March 1913 in Rockland Township, Venango County, at age 3.1 He was buried in Melat Cemetery, Rockland Township, Venango County.1

Citations

  1. [S20] Gravestone, Guy E. Melat, Melat Cemetery, Rockland Tp., Venango Co., PA; read by transcribed by Kipp Melat.

Carl Ferdinand Melat1

b. 29 August 1911, d. 1 March 1913
FatherHarry Thomas Melat1 b. 20 Dec 1868, d. 11 Nov 1953
MotherMary Catherine Highfield1 b. 18 Aug 1874, d. 29 Oct 1925
ChartsDescendants of Robert Melat
     Carl Ferdinand Melat was born on 29 August 1911 in Rockland Township, Venango County.1 He was the son of Harry Thomas Melat and Mary Catherine Highfield.1 He died on 1 March 1913 in Rockland Township, Venango County, at age 1.1 He was buried in Melat Cemetery, Rockland Township, Venango County.1

Citations

  1. [S20] Gravestone, Carl F. Melat, Melat Cemetery, Rockland Tp., Venango Co., PA; read by transcribed by Kipp Melat.

Francis Marion Melat1,2

FatherHarry Thomas Melat2 b. 20 Dec 1868, d. 11 Nov 1953
MotherMary Catherine Highfield2 b. 18 Aug 1874, d. 29 Oct 1925
ChartsDescendants of Robert Melat
     Francis Marion Melat is the son of Harry Thomas Melat and Mary Catherine Highfield.2 He was unmarried in 1946.3

Citations

  1. [S973] Pennsylvania, Veteran Compensation Application Files, WWII, 1950-1966 [database on-line]. Francis Marion Melat, viewed at Ancestry (www.ancestry.com, accessed 12 Apr 2017). bn 12 Nov 1914, Kennerdal [sic], PA.
  2. [S339] J. R. Melat Family Record, unknown compiler, in possession of Eugene Bell, Franklin, PA (deceased). Hereinafter cited as J.R. Melat Family Record.
  3. [S205] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, Francis M. Melat entry: National Archives and Records Administration. U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005. Original data: Electronic Army Serial Number Merged File, 1938-1946 [Archival Database]; World War II Army Enlistment Records; Records of the National Archives and Records Administration, Record Group 64; National Archives at College Park, College Park, MD.

Blanche Gertrude Melat1

b. 14 May 1894, d. 25 March 1970
FatherHarry Thomas Melat1 b. 20 Dec 1868, d. 11 Nov 1953
MotherMary Catherine Highfield1 b. 18 Aug 1874, d. 29 Oct 1925
ChartsDescendants of Robert Melat
     Blanche Gertrude Melat was born on 14 May 1894 in Rockland Township, Venango County.2,1 She was the daughter of Harry Thomas Melat and Mary Catherine Highfield.1 She married Perry W. Berringer on 28 December 1915 in Franklin, Venango County.3 She married George Barnhart.2 She died on 25 March 1970 in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, at age 75.2 She was buried in Franklin Cemetery, Sugarcreek Borough, Venango County, Pennsylvania.2

Family 2

George Barnhart

Citations

  1. [S152] 1900 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Clinton Tp., Harry T. Melat family, National Archives, (Harry T. Melat, Dec 1868, PA/PA/PA, md7y, farmer; Mary, Sep 1876, PA/PA/PA, 4child/3lvg; Ethel, Sep 1893, PA/PA/PA, dau; Blanche, Oct 1895, PA/PA/PA, dau; Myrtle, June 1897, PA/PA/PA, dau).
  2. [S8] Mrs. Barnhart Dies at 75 in Chicago, The Oil City Derrick, Oil City, PA, 26 Mar 1970, p. 14, Oil City Library, Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as The Derrick.
  3. [S10] Venango County (PA) Marriage License, marriage license of Blanche G. Melat and Perry W. Berringer, Registrar & Recorder's Office, Courthouse, Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania.

Perry W. Berringer1

ChartsDescendants of Robert Melat
     Perry W. Berringer married Blanche Gertrude Melat, daughter of Harry Thomas Melat and Mary Catherine Highfield, on 28 December 1915 in Franklin, Venango County.1

Family

Blanche Gertrude Melat b. 14 May 1894, d. 25 Mar 1970

Citations

  1. [S10] Venango County (PA) Marriage License, marriage license of Blanche G. Melat and Perry W. Berringer, Registrar & Recorder's Office, Courthouse, Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania.

Ethel Mae Melat1

b. September 1893, d. 27 January 1960
FatherHarry Thomas Melat1 b. 20 Dec 1868, d. 11 Nov 1953
MotherMary Catherine Highfield1 b. 18 Aug 1874, d. 29 Oct 1925
ChartsDescendants of Robert Melat
     Ethel Mae Melat was born in September 1893 in Rockland Township, Venango County.1 She was the daughter of Harry Thomas Melat and Mary Catherine Highfield.1 She married Frank Judgil on 24 October 1919.2,3 She married Irvin Everett Tanner on 14 February 1942 in Cook County, Illinois.4,3 She died on 27 January 1960 in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, at age 66.5
     At the outbreak of the Spanish Influenza Epidemic in 1918, Ethel returned to Pennsylvania to work as a nurse. She brought her chidlren Frank and Adeline with her. They stayed in the hospital nursery until overcrowding at the hospital forced Ethel to move the children to an orphanage. When she returned to the orphanage, she discovered that Adeline had been adopted. Ethel and her son Frank returned to Chicago. Adeline, renamed Eunice Isabel by her adopted parents, went to Chicago to meet Ethel when she was 18 years old.6 Ethel Mae Melat and Frank Judgil lived in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, in 1930 where Frank worked as a switchman for the railroad.7

Family 1

Frank Judgil b. 15 May 1889, d. Jun 1975
Children

Family 2

Irvin Everett Tanner
Children

Citations

  1. [S152] 1900 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Clinton Tp., Harry T. Melat family, National Archives, (Harry T. Melat, Dec 1868, PA/PA/PA, md7y, farmer; Mary, Sep 1876, PA/PA/PA, 4child/3lvg; Ethel, Sep 1893, PA/PA/PA, dau; Blanche, Oct 1895, PA/PA/PA, dau; Myrtle, June 1897, PA/PA/PA, dau).
  2. [S973] Marriage record of Ethel Melot and Frank Judgil, viewed at Ancestry (www.ancestry.com, accessed 1 May 2016). Cook County, Illinois, Marriages Index, 1871-1920 [database on-line].
  3. [S339] J. R. Melat Family Record, unknown compiler, in possession of Eugene Bell, Franklin, PA (deceased). Hereinafter cited as J.R. Melat Family Record.
  4. [S973] Marriage record of Ethel Judgil and Irvin Tanner, viewed at Ancestry (www.ancestry.com, accessed 1 May 2016). Cook County, Illinois Marriage Index, 1930-1960 [database on-line].
  5. [S973] Cook County, Illinois Death Index, 1908-1988, viewed at Ancestry (www.ancestry.com, accessed 30 Nov 2014).
  6. [S1504] Donald Frank Roberts, "Speaking of Family... Main Page," e-mail message from e-mail address (unknown address) to Kipp Melat, 7 Apr 2017.
  7. [S978] 1930 U.S. Census, Illinois, Cook Co., Chicago, Frank Judgil household, National Archives, (Frank Judgil, 39, WN/Germany/Germany, switchman for railroad; Ethel, 32, PA/PA/PA; Frank, 15, IL/WN/PA).
  8. [S1273] Illinois, Cook County Deaths, 1878-1922, Mabel Judgil, viewed at Family Search (familysearch.org).
  9. [S1273] Birth record of Everett Irvin Tanner, viewed at Family Search (familysearch.org, accessed 1 May 2016), "Illinois, Cook County, Birth Certificates, 1871-1940," database.
  10. [S973] Birth record of Marcella Tanner, viewed at Ancestry (www.ancestry.com, accessed 1 May 2016). Cook County, Illinois Birth Index, 1916-1935 [database on-line].

Frank Judgil1

b. 15 May 1889, d. June 1975
ChartsDescendants of Robert Melat
     Frank Judgil was born on 15 May 1889 in Wisconsin.2,3 He married Ethel Mae Melat, daughter of Harry Thomas Melat and Mary Catherine Highfield, on 24 October 1919.4,1 He died in June 1975 in Greenville, Mercer County, Pennsylvania, at age 86.2
     Frank Judgil and Ethel Mae Melat lived in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, in 1930 where Frank worked as a switchman for the railroad.3

Family

Ethel Mae Melat b. Sep 1893, d. 27 Jan 1960
Children

Citations

  1. [S339] J. R. Melat Family Record, unknown compiler, in possession of Eugene Bell, Franklin, PA (deceased). Hereinafter cited as J.R. Melat Family Record.
  2. [S114] Frank Judgil, Social Security Death Index, Master File, www.ancestry.com (Orem, UT: Ancestry, Inc., 1999), 338-09-9122     . Hereinafter cited as SSDI.
  3. [S978] 1930 U.S. Census, Illinois, Cook Co., Chicago, Frank Judgil household, National Archives, (Frank Judgil, 39, WN/Germany/Germany, switchman for railroad; Ethel, 32, PA/PA/PA; Frank, 15, IL/WN/PA).
  4. [S973] Marriage record of Ethel Melot and Frank Judgil, viewed at Ancestry (www.ancestry.com, accessed 1 May 2016). Cook County, Illinois, Marriages Index, 1871-1920 [database on-line].
  5. [S1273] Illinois, Cook County Deaths, 1878-1922, Mabel Judgil, viewed at Family Search (familysearch.org).

Irvin Everett Tanner1,2

ChartsDescendants of Robert Melat
     Irvin Everett Tanner married Ethel Mae Melat, daughter of Harry Thomas Melat and Mary Catherine Highfield, on 14 February 1942 in Cook County, Illinois.3,4

Family

Ethel Mae Melat b. Sep 1893, d. 27 Jan 1960
Children

Citations

  1. [S973] Cook County, Illinois Marriage Index, 1930-1960 [database on-line]. Ethel Judgil and Irvin Tanner, viewed at Ancestry (www.ancestry.com).
  2. [S1273] Birth record of Everett Irvin Tanner, viewed at Family Search (familysearch.org, accessed 1 May 2016), "Illinois, Cook County, Birth Certificates, 1871-1940," database [father's name Ivrin Everett Tanner].
  3. [S973] Marriage record of Ethel Judgil and Irvin Tanner, viewed at Ancestry (www.ancestry.com, accessed 1 May 2016). Cook County, Illinois Marriage Index, 1930-1960 [database on-line].
  4. [S339] J. R. Melat Family Record, unknown compiler, in possession of Eugene Bell, Franklin, PA (deceased). Hereinafter cited as J.R. Melat Family Record.
  5. [S1273] Birth record of Everett Irvin Tanner, viewed at Family Search (familysearch.org, accessed 1 May 2016), "Illinois, Cook County, Birth Certificates, 1871-1940," database.
  6. [S973] Birth record of Marcella Tanner, viewed at Ancestry (www.ancestry.com, accessed 1 May 2016). Cook County, Illinois Birth Index, 1916-1935 [database on-line].

Adeline (Ruth) Judgil1

b. 5 November 1916, d. 7 October 1998
FatherFrank Judgil1 b. 15 May 1889, d. Jun 1975
MotherEthel Mae Melat1 b. Sep 1893, d. 27 Jan 1960
ChartsDescendants of Robert Melat
     Adeline (Ruth) Judgil was born on 5 November 1916 in Cook County, Illinois.2,3,4 She was the daughter of Frank Judgil and Ethel Mae Melat.1 She married Lewis Wilfred Roberts.5 She died on 7 October 1998 at age 81.6
     At the outbreak of the Spanish Influenza Epidemic in 1918, Ethel returned to Pennsylvania to work as a nurse. She brought her chidlren Frank and Adeline with her. They stayed in the hospital nursery until overcrowding at the hospital forced Ethel to move the children to an orphanage. When she returned to the orphanage, she discovered that Adeline had been adopted. Ethel and her son Frank returned to Chicago. Adeline, renamed Eunice Isabel by her adopted parents, went to Chicago to meet Ethel when she was 18 years old.5 Adeline (Ruth) Judgil was adopted by Cleveland Y. Donnell and Eunice Viola Spence.5 Her name was legally changed to Eunice Isabelle Roberts.5

Citations

  1. [S339] J. R. Melat Family Record, unknown compiler, in possession of Eugene Bell, Franklin, PA (deceased). Hereinafter cited as J.R. Melat Family Record.
  2. [S339] J. R. Melat Family Record, unknown compiler, in possession of Eugene Bell, Franklin, PA (deceased), name listed as Adeline. Hereinafter cited as J.R. Melat Family Record.
  3. [S973] Cook County, Illinois Birth Index, 1916-1935 [database on-line]. Adeline Judgil, viewed at Ancestry (www.ancestry.com).
  4. [S1273] Illinois, Cook County Birth Certificates, 1878-1922, Ruth Judgil [indexed as Adeline but actually birth certificate reads Ruth], viewed at Family Search (familysearch.org).
  5. [S1504] Donald Frank Roberts, "Speaking of Family... Main Page," e-mail message from e-mail address (unknown address) to Kipp Melat, 7 Apr 2017.
  6. [S114] Eunice Isabel Roberts, Social Security Death Index, Master File, www.ancestry.com (Orem, UT: Ancestry, Inc., 1999). Hereinafter cited as SSDI.

Frank Harry Judgil1

b. 22 September 1914, d. 27 March 1942
FatherFrank Judgil2 b. 15 May 1889, d. Jun 1975
MotherEthel Mae Melat2 b. Sep 1893, d. 27 Jan 1960
ChartsDescendants of Robert Melat
     Frank Harry Judgil was born on 22 September 1914 in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois.1 He was the son of Frank Judgil and Ethel Mae Melat.2 He married Lorene Bolger.3 He died on 27 March 1942 while serving in the U.S. Army during World War II in the Pacific Theater at age 27.4 He was buried in Fort McKinley Cemetery, Manila.5
     Frank Harry Judgil enlisted in the U.S. Army in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, on 19 February 1941.6

Family

Lorene Bolger
Child

Citations

  1. [S1273] Illinois, Cook County Birth Certificates, 1878-1922, Frank Harry Judgil, viewed at Family Search (familysearch.org).
  2. [S339] J. R. Melat Family Record, unknown compiler, in possession of Eugene Bell, Franklin, PA (deceased). Hereinafter cited as J.R. Melat Family Record.
  3. [S205] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, U.S. Cemetery and Funeral Home Collection [database on-line]. Skinner Funeral Homes & Lake Area Cremetory. Obituary of Linda Bos, 2011.
  4. [S973] Frank H. Judgil entry: U.S., Headstone and Interment Records for U.S. Military Cemeteries on Foreign Soil, 1942-1949 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2014. Original data: Headstone Inscription and Interment Records for U.S. Military Cemeteries on Foreign Soil, 1942–1949. Series A1 43, NAI ID: 7408555. Records of the American Battle Monuments Commission, 1918–ca. 1995. Record Group 117. The National Archives at Washington, D.C., viewed at Ancestry (www.ancestry.com, accessed 12 Apr 2017). d. 27 Mar 1942, bur Fort McKinley Cemetery, Manila, Phillippines; Illinois; Private, 60 CA Regt.
  5. [S205] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, Frank H. Judgil entry: U.S. Rosters of World War II Dead, 1939-1945 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2007. Original data: United States. Army. Quartermaster General's Office. Rosters of World War II Dead (all services). Washington, D.C.: U.S. Army.
  6. [S205] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, Frank H. Judgil entry: National Archives and Records Administration. U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005. Original data: Electronic Army Serial Number Merged File, 1938-1946 [Archival Database]; World War II Army Enlistment Records; Records of the National Archives and Records Administration, Record Group 64; National Archives at College Park, College Park, MD.

Myrtle Belle Melat1

b. 24 October 1896, d. 10 January 1973
FatherHarry Thomas Melat1 b. 20 Dec 1868, d. 11 Nov 1953
MotherMary Catherine Highfield1 b. 18 Aug 1874, d. 29 Oct 1925
ChartsDescendants of Robert Melat
     Myrtle Belle Melat was born on 24 October 1896 in Scrubgrass Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania.2,3 She was the daughter of Harry Thomas Melat and Mary Catherine Highfield.1 She married Clyde Maurice Strawbridge on 8 July 1915.4 She married Henry L. Bleichner.5 She died on 10 January 1973 in Sugarcreek Borough, Venango County, at age 76.3 She was buried in Franklin Cemetery, Sugarcreek Borough, Venango County.1

Family 1

Clyde Maurice Strawbridge b. 4 Dec 1894, d. 3 Sep 1941
Child

Family 2

Henry L. Bleichner b. 1890, d. 17 Mar 1968

Citations

  1. [S231] Obit of Myrtle Bleichner, The News Herald, Franklin, PA, 11 Jan 1973, Pennsylvania Room, Franklin Library, Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania.
  2. [S152] 1900 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Clinton Tp., Harry T. Melat family, National Archives, (Harry T. Melat, Dec 1868, PA/PA/PA, md7y, farmer; Mary, Sep 1876, PA/PA/PA, 4child/3lvg; Ethel, Sep 1893, PA/PA/PA, dau; Blanche, Oct 1895, PA/PA/PA, dau; Myrtle, June 1897, PA/PA/PA, dau).
  3. [S1484] "Franklin Resident Dies at 76 (Obituary of Myrtle Melat Strawbridge Bleichner)," The Derrick, Oil City, PA, 12 Jan 1973, Fri, p. 6, viewed at Newspapers (www.newspapers.com, accessed 3 May 2019).
  4. [S231] Obit of Clyde M. Strawbridge, The News Herald, Franklin, PA, 4 Sep 1941, Pennsylvania Room, Franklin Library, Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania.
  5. [S231] Obit of Henry J. Bleichner, The News Herald, Franklin, PA, 18 Mar 1968, Pennsylvania Room, Franklin Library, Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania.

Clyde Maurice Strawbridge1

b. 4 December 1894, d. 3 September 1941
ChartsDescendants of Robert Melat
     Clyde Maurice Strawbridge was born on 4 December 1894 in Diamond, Plum Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania.1,2 He married Myrtle Belle Melat, daughter of Harry Thomas Melat and Mary Catherine Highfield, on 8 July 1915.1 He died on 3 September 1941 at age 46.1 He was buried in Franklin Cemetery, Sugarcreek Borough, Venango County.1

Family

Myrtle Belle Melat b. 24 Oct 1896, d. 10 Jan 1973
Child

Citations

  1. [S231] Obit of Clyde M. Strawbridge, The News Herald, Franklin, PA, 4 Sep 1941, Pennsylvania Room, Franklin Library, Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania.
  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. [S231] Obit of Myrtle Bleichner, The News Herald, Franklin, PA, 11 Jan 1973, Pennsylvania Room, Franklin Library, Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania.