MARTIN MELLINGER
of Lampeter twp.

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GENERATION ONE

--UNKNOWN--

Children of Generation One

2. Jacob Mellinger -Died between 9 Dec 1833 and 29 Jan 1834 (dates executed and proved will)
3. Martin Mellinger -Died between 5 Jul 1839 and 26 Nov 1842 (dates executed and proved will)
4. Mary Mellinger - Died between 24 Apr 1821 and 31 Aug 1822 (dates executed and proved will)

Other Information:

Based on wills of Jacob, Martin, and Mary Mellinger, it appears that their father died and their mother re-married. Jacob mentioned step-sister Barbara Weaver and Martin mentioned step-sister Charlotte Weber, widow.

GENERATION TWO

2. Jacob Mellinger
Born:
Died: between 9 Dec 1833 and 29 Jan 1834 (dates executed and proved will)
Married:

Other Information:

Jacob Mellinger will (Will Bk Y-2-484 Lancaster Co, Penn) executed 9 Dec 1833 and proved 29 Jan 1834. Listed as Jacob Mellinger of Lampeter twp, Lancaster Co. No Mention of wife or children in will. Left Bequests to:
1. Friend Abraham Derlinger (or Denlinger), his 5 children: Mary Kreider, Martin Derlinger, Benjamin Derlinger, Elizabeth Derlinger, Barbara Derlinger $150 each
2. step-sister Barbara Weaver $25
3. Rest to Abraham Derlinger and wife Anna
-- Brother Martin Mellinger and friend Abraham Derlinger executors

3. Martin Mellinger
Born:
Died: between 5 Jul 1839 and 26 Nov 1842 (dates executed and proved will)
Married: widow Denlinger

Other Information:

Martin Mellinger will (Will Bk T-1-153 Lancaster Co, Penn) executed 5 July 1839 and proved 26 Nov 1842. Listed as Martin Mellinger of Lampeter twp. No Mention of Children in Will. Left Bequests to:
1. Old Mennonite Society $200
2. step-sister Charlotte Weber, widow
3. Step-son Abraham Denlinger - mansion w/60 acres who is now deceased (ref an earlier will destroyed) Thus leaves amount to Abraham's son Benjamin Denlinger
4. to housewife Anna widow and relict of my step-son Abraham Denlinger and her 5 children Maria Denlinger, Martin Denlinger, Benjamin Denlinger, Elizabeth Denlinger and Barbara Denlinger
--Executors my friends Benjamin Denlinger and his brothers-in-law John Greider

1790 Census - Lampeter twp, Lancaster Co, Penn. (pg 135 from Census Bk) - Martin Mellinger - Males 3 over 16; 1 under 16; Females 2

His wife was Mary Bassler - Will of Joseph Bassler 21 Nov 1808 listed Martin Mellinger, son-in-law, as beneficiary. Also Will of Esther Bassler on 10 Aug 1809 listed Mary w/o Martin Mellinger as beneficiary. (both executed Strasburg twp) [Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Abstracts of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania Wills 1786-1820,(Westminster, Md, Willow Bend Books 2000) pg  20 and 21]

5 other Wills where Martin Mellinger was listed as executor form 1797 to 1812. [Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Abstracts of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania Wills 1786-1820,(Westminster, Md, Willow Bend Books 2000) pgs 12; 18; 21; 209;227]

1800 Census - Lancaster Co, Penn - (Census pg 114 from Census Bk) - Martin Mellinger - Males 1 under 10; 1 16-26; 2 over 45; Females 1 16-26; 1 over 45 (adjoined property of Matty Mellinger)

1810 Census -Lampeter twp, Lancaster Co, Penn - (Census pg 491 from Census Bk) - Martin Mellinger - Males 1 10-16; 1 16-26; 1 26-45; 2 over 45; Females 1 under 10; 1 16-26; 1 over 45

4. Mary Mellinger
Born:
Died: Died between 24 Apr 1821 and 31 Aug 1822 (dates executed and proved will)

Other Information:

Mary Mellinger will (Will Bk Y-2-480 Lancaster Co, Penn) executed 24 Apr 1821 and proved 31 Aug 1822. Witnesses Abraham Brubaker and William Shumacher. Bequests to:
1. Abraham Derlinger $100 for board he provided
2. Mary Derlniger d/o Abraham Bed curtains, Kitchen utensil, House goods
3. Ann Mellinger my closet with the case
4. Ann Kennedy $20 to put in hands of my brother Martin Mellinger for him to distribute to her
5. Sisters-in-law Mary Mellinger and Ann Denlinger
6. Ernst Frands wife some wearing apparel
7. widow Musselman petty coat & shirt gonin
-- Brother Martin Mellinger and nephew Abraham Derlinger, Executors