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Notes for Benedict Mellinger and Anna Margaretha Hassert

1749 Benedick Mellinger sailed from Rotterdam to Philadelphia via Plymouth, England on the ship "Saint Andrew", James Abercrombie, Master. He took the oath at the courthouse in Philadelphia on September 9. [1] [2] [3] [4] [5]

1757 Bend'k Mellinger was taxed in Cocalico Twp, Lancaster County. [6]

Research Notes:

Some researchers report Maria B Hershey (1728-1785) as a second spouse for Benedict.


[1] Ralph B. Strassburger, William J. Hinke, ed., Pennsylvania German Pioneers, Vol. 1 (1934, Pennsylvania German Society), 396, [HathiTrust], [InternetArchive].

[2] John B. Linn and William Henry Egle, Pennsylvania Archives, Second Series, Volume 17. (Oath of Allegiance 1727-1775) (1890), 282, [HathiTrust], [GoogleBooks], [InternetArchive].

[3] I. Daniel Rupp, A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and other Immigrants in Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776, 2nd ed. (1875), 195, [GoogleBooks], [HathiTrust].

[4] Pennsylvania German Pioneers: A Publication of the Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia from 1727 to 1808, Vol. I, [AncestryRecord].

[5] Names of Foreigners Who Took the Oath of Allegiance to the Province and State of Pennsylvania, 1727-1775, [AncestryRecord].

[6] Lancaster County, Pennsylvania Tax Records, [FamilySearchImage], [FHLCatalog].