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1.CHRISTOPHER1 MELLINGE was born Bef. 11 April 1569 in Whittington, Lancashire, England.He married MARGARET JOHNSON 03 February 1591/92 in Whittington, Lancashire, England.She was born Bef. 1571.
Child of CHRISTOPHER MELLINGE and MARGARET JOHNSON is:
2. i. WILLIAM2 MELLINGE, b. Bef. 15 March 1611/12, Whittington, Lancashire, England; d. Abt. 1671, Northampton Co., VA.
Generation No. 2
2.WILLIAM2 MELLINGE (CHRISTOPHER1) was born Bef. 15 March 1611/12 in Whittington, Lancashire, England, and died Abt. 1671 in Northampton Co., VA.He married ANN.She was born Abt. 1619.
Notes for WILLIAM MELLINGE:
LDS Sources for Christening Date/Place:
Item 1 The registers of the parish church of Burnley in the county of Lancaster :
christenings, weddings, and burials 1562 to 1653Church of England. Chapelry of Burnley
Item 2 A Consolidated index to Paver's marriage licences, 1567-1630, printed in the
Yorkshire archaeological journal
Item 3 The registers of the parish church of Whittington in the county of Lancaster :
christenings, burials, and weddings, 1538 to 1764Wrigley, Fanny
Item 4 The registers of the parish church of Wigan in the county of Lancaster :
christenings, burials, and weddings, 1550-1625Arrowsmith, Josiah
(1619) Mrs. Ann 44 Oct 1663 Northampton Orders, Vol VIII:184
(1613) William 38 Jan 1650/51Northampton Orders, Vol III:240
(1659) William 24 Aug 1683 Northampton Orders, Vol XV:16
(Colonial Residents of Virginia's Eastern Shore Whose Ages..., p 69)
- William Mellinge had charge of Lady Dales cattle.At witness was called to prove how one of the cows got killed. (p 3)
- Sale of a cow to Melling (p 4)
- William Melling, aged 38, appeared as witness in court for Mr. Charleton when Charleton shipped tobacco.Melling says:"Sassafras was worth 20 shillings" (Jan 1650/51) (p. 31)
- William Melling sells land to William Kendall. (1661) (p 70)
- William Melling, lately of Virginia, now residing in London (1661) (p. 70)
- William Melling appointed Clerk of Northampton by Thomas Ludwell, 27 Mar 1664 (p. 77)
- William Melling sworn in as Clerk of Northampton, Feb 1664/65 (p 83)
- William Melling appointed Justice & High Sheriff, May 1669 (p 86)
- William Melling, High Sheriff & Clerk, died 1671, 2 children, William and Margaret, widow Ann (p 87, 90)
(Life as Revealed Through Early American Court Records)
Mr. Littleton my love remembered. I recd ye Letter & (?) to (?) Ye towe  ewes unto my coosen [cousin] Mellinge takeing his receipt this (?) note (?) ye discharge. (?). your lovinge friend Mary Scarburge.
July 22 1657.
Recd by mee William Mellinge of Mr. Edward Littleton by order & (?) oof Mrs. Mary Scarburge towe  ere [ewe] lambs being given by the last will & testament of Mrs. Ann Littleton (decd) unto Littleton Scarburge sonne to Collenll Edm. Scarburgh & Mary his wife.
August 11 1657
[From Northampton Co. VA Deeds, Wills, etc. 1655-1657, Book VII page fol. 24 (or 214)
--1 March 1650, present ut antea certificate this day granted unto Mr. Wm. Mellinge for three hundres acres of land due by rights and written
William Mellinge, Agnes Barnes, John Howard, Ann Mellinge, Mary Gotridge, Humph. Jones (p 9)
--To all Christian people to whom this present writing shall come, know ye that I Richard Clarke for a valuable consideration in hand already received, have bargained and sold and by these presents do bargain and sell and bind myself my heirs and assignes (upon command) to deliver unto Wm. Mellinge his hears (or assignes) forever one brown heifer about the age of [Folio 29 Note: This page has large holes in it) two years being marked with crop on the left ear and holed on both ears, holed under the right. To have and to hold to him the said Wm. Mellinge his heirs or assignes [HOLE} hindrance or molestation of me [HOLE (Richard)] Clarke my heirs or assignes or [HOLE] for personal consideration [HOLE] claim thereunto and there for I [HOLE] self my heirs, Executors and Admins [HOLE] these presents in witness where here unto set my hand and seal the [HOLE] Mar Anno 1650.
Agnes Barnes, John [--], John Howard (p 22-23)
--Written unto my well beloved Ann Mellinge ___ in hand and seal the 12 day of July 1651.
Witness John Hartupp, John Lassard
Per me Edm. Mathews crt. clk.
To all Christian people to whom this present writing shall come know ye that I William Mellinge Gent. given ___ and witnessed and by these presents do freely and absolutely give ___ and confirmed unto my well beloved wife Ann Mellinge one brown heifer of two years old and better with all her increase that she shall have after __ she being marked with a hole in both ears and cropt on the left ear and a [HOLE] under the rifht ear (___a bill of sale HOLE the ___and sole of Richard Clard HOLE here of bearing date the 3rd day HOLE court appearance) to have and to hold HOLE with all her increase that she shall HOLE to him unto the said Wm. Mellinge HOLE Executors, Admins or Assigns HOLE ___ barter or otherwise to HOLE use of herself, her heirs, Executors, HOLE or anyone ___ for ___ and there by do I by [Page 30] HOLE myself, my heirs, Executors and Admins formerly by these presents in HOLE where of I have here unto set my hand and HOLE twelfth day of July (anno Domini 1651)
William Mellinge (p 23)
--[Folio 35)Know all men by these presents that I John Johnson of Northampton County in Virginia Joyner have bargained and sold and by these presents do bargain and sell and deliver unto William Mellinge of the same County Gentleman, one black cow great with calf with a brown back, brown forehead and brown ears being marked with a crop and an overhalved ont he right ear and an under overhalf and underhalf on the left ear.To have and to hold unto the said Wm. Mellinge his heirs, execs, admins (or assignes) forever.In witness where of I have here unto set my hand the 22nd day of Decmeber Anno Domini 1651.
Signed and delivered in the presence of us Tho. Simpson, Robert Watson(p. 27)
--[Folio 89) At the request of Mr. William Melling (attor. of John Johnson) the accounts commenced between the said Johnson and Col. Argoll Yardley Esq. both as plt and dft. are with drawn in court this 28th of July 1652.
Teste Edm. Mathews cur clk.(p 72)
(Northampton County Virginia Orders, Deeds & Wills)
Charles Harmar (former husband of Ann Southey) also was overseer of Lady Dale's estates.
Children of WILLIAM MELLINGE and ANN are:
i. WILLIAM3 MELLINGE, b. Abt. 1659; d. 1688, Northampton Co., VA; m. ?, Bet. 1680 - 1686; b. Bef. 1665.
ii. MARGARET MELLINGE, b. Abt. 1652.