Posted By:Dave Mitchell
Subject:Re: Chronicles of the More family
Post Date:September 29, 2008 at 05:46:26
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Hello Nancy

This is what I have. Can you add to it? Are you in contact with these folks?

Kind regards

Dave Mitchell


Family of Emma Lillian Mitchell and her son, Henry Mitchell Meloney

Emma Lillian Mitchell, born 21 April 1862, was the daughter of Alexander Mitchell of Wilkes-Barre, Pa., and his wife Roxanna Brown of Bordertown, New Jersey (the "Consolidation" locomotive man). She was thus a granddaughter of Dr Samuel Mitchell of Wallace, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia, a “native of co. Londonderry, Ireland” who was the first medical doctor to set up practice in the Wallace vicinity of Cumberland County’s North Shore.

On 12 June 1889, Emma Lillian Mitchell married Charles Wesley Meloney of New York who died on 7 February 1898 after less than 9 years’ marriage, leaving her as a widow with two small children. She was still alive in 1930, and living at Pennington, Mercer, New Jersey, as a widow with her daughter:

•       Lillian Meloney, born 7 October 1891, unmarried.
•       Henry Mitchell Meloney, born 18 February 1896, who married Charlotte Adelaide Moore (born ca. 1895) of Walton, New York, on 3 July 19… .

Henry Mitchell Meloney and Charlotte A. Moore were the parents of

•       John Mitchell Meloney, born 14 January 1923
•       Charlotte Harrison Meloney, born 12 August 1925.


       The Mitchells of Killymallaght (Francis Grant notes on the Mitchell family, from the Cumberland County Historical Society and/or the Wallace Area Museum, Nova Scotia)

       1930 US Census, Douglaston, New York City, Queens County, NY -- per for Henry Mitchell Meloney

Dave Mitchell
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29 September 2008