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1. Christoph/Christophel Mellinger

2. Joseph

Other Information:

Christofel Millinger was listed as the father of Joseph Millinger, when Joseph married Dorrothea Dornback on 6 Apr 1762.[Luther R. Kelker, translater, Baptmal and Marriage Records, Rev. John Waldschmidt, Cocalico, Moden Krick, Weisseichen Land and Selten Reich, Gemeinde, Lancaster County, Penn. 1752-1786; (Westminster, Md; Willow Bend Books, 2001) pg 91]

In a deed executed on 26 Jul 1760 and recorded in Lancaster Co. 30 Oct 1761, the property description in Cocalico twp. included Christoph Millinger. Reference to sale from Peter Mohr & wife and Abraham Mohr & wife to Michael Knysley of Cocalico. [R. Thomas Mayhill, Lanc. Co. Deed Abstracts & Rev. War Oaths 1729-1770; (pub 1971); pg 67; referenced orig source Bk F-152]


2. Joseph Mellinger
Born: probably bef. 1735
Died: Between 15 Jan 1817 and 20 Jan 1819 (execution and probate of his will)
Married: Dorrothea Dornback d/o Anthony Dornbach on 6 Apr 1762, Lancaster Co, Penn. (Joseph listed as Millinger in reocrd and father listed as Christofel Millinger); [Kelker, Baptismal and Marriage Records, Rev. John Waldschmidt 1752-1786; pg 91]

3. Joseph b. aft. 1762; d. bef. 17 Jan 1841
4. William
5. John
6. Anthony d. bef. 15 Apr 1843
7. Samuel b. 27 Feb 1764; d. 1830
8. Christopher
9. Jacob
10. Molly/Magdellena

Other Information:

Joseph Mellinger listed on the 1758 tax roll as Blacksmith at ye Furnace, Earl twp. (note the 1770 tax roll for Cocalico twp listed Joseph as a Smith) [Hawbaker & Groff, A New Index Lanc. Co., Penn. before Federal Census, Vol 3, Index to 1750 Tax Records]

Joseph Mellinger was listed in 2 land transactions in Cocalico twp. in 1760. 1) G-173 Rudolph Negle of Cocalico enf-rel to Jacob Keller Jr. and Joseph Mellinger both of town of Cocalico. 2) G-193 Rudolph Negle of Cocalico enf-rel John Hefely of Coclalico twp 64 acres - Description of boundaries included: Jacob Keller, Benjm Gorgers, Jacob Spregle, Peter Mohr, Abrm Mohr, Jos Mellinger, Jacob Keller Jr. [Mayhill, Lanc Deed Abstracts & Rev. War Oaths 1729-1770; pg 77; reference sources G-173 and G-193]

Joseph Mellinger listed on 1770 tax roll for Lancaster Co. in Cocalico twp. the comments listed Inmate; Smith '69 [Hawbaker & Groff, A New Index Lanc. Co. , Penn before Federal Census, Vol 5 index to the 1770 Tax records Lanc. Co.]

Joseph Mellinger was listed in land transaction in Cocalico twp. in 1771. Jacob Keller & wife Barbara of Cocalico to Jacob Mellinger of same place, Blacksmith, land in Cocalico, exec. 28 Mar 1771 and rec. 19 Apr 1774. Mentioned prior agreement with Rudolph Negle, then from Negle to Keller & Joseph Mellinger, then Joseph & wife Dorothy -- transfered undivided 100 acres to Jacob Keller - Description included: John ___, Michael Knysley, John Landus, John Hefleys, George Merkles, Jacob Mohlers.

1800 Census - Lancaster Co, Penn (Census pg 202) Joseph & Samuel Mellinger (adjoined farm of Anthony & Frederick Mellinger); Males 1 under 10; 4 16-26; 2 26-45; 1 over 45; Females 4 under 10; 1 10-16; 1 16-26; 1 over 45

1810 Ceusus - Cocalico twp, Lancaster Co, Penn (Census pg 295) (adjoined land of Samuel & Chris Mellinger) Joseph Mellinger - Males 2 26-45; 1 over 45; Females 1 over 45

Joseph Mellinger executed his will on 15 Jan 1817 and the will was probated in Lancaster County on 20 Jan 1819. Beneficiaries included his wife, Dorothea Mellinger and children: Joseph, William, John, Anthony, Samuel, Christopher, Jacob and Molly. Anthony and Samuel of Cocalico twp. were designated as the executors of the estate. [Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Abstracts of Lancaster County, Penn. Wills 1786-1820, (Westminster, Md., Family Line Pub.) pg 162]

A John and William Mellinger took Rev. War Oaths [Could this distribution mean that Jacob Mellinger (Separate Group Sheet) or this Joseph Mellinger s/o Christopher had brothers, William and John who also had given oath for American Revolution??]