First Generation

1. Charles L1 Kinney was born October 9, 1893. Charles died October 2, 1919 Milford, Holland Twp, Hunterdon Co, NJ, at 25 years of age. Buried at Milford Union Cemetery

He married Emma Swope Melick in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, about 1915. Emma was born Milford, Holland Twp, Hunterdon Co, NJ December 28, 1895. Emma was the daughter of William Melick and Emma Swope. Emma died September 4, 1969 Milford, Holland Twp, Hunterdon Co, NJ, at 73 years of age. Buried in the Milford Union Cemetery.

Mrs. Emma Mellick Kinney Godown, 73, Milford, NJ, died in Easton Hospital where she was a patient 12 days. Her husband, Noah Godown died in 1967. Born in Milford, a daughter of the late William and Emma Swope Mellick, she resided there all her life. She was a member of First United Church of Christ, Milford. Surviving are four sons, Harry Kinney and Earl S. Godown, both of Milfrord, and Norman and Herbert Godown, both Riegelsville, three daughters, Mrs. Frank Bellis, Bloomsbury R.D.; Mrs. Robert Vegh, Milford, and Mrs. Robert Wegner, Hayward, Calif.; two stepsons, Wilbur and Clarence Godown, both of Frenchtown; two stepdaughters, Mrs. Lillian Pethybridge, Riegelsville, and Mrs. Dorothy Hollo, Trenton; two sisters, Mrs. William Kinney, Phillipsburg, Mrs. Althea Meade, Easton; 23 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.

She had 2 children with Charles 1st marriage

1) Harry Arthur 2) Arlene Mellick

She had 5 children with Noah 2nd marriage

1) Earl Schaible 2) Edith Bernice 3) Norman Mellick 4) Herbert Stem 5) Nancy Jeanette H

Find A Grave Memorial# 39075697

Charles L Kinney and Emma Swope Melick had the following children:

child + 2 i. Harry Arthur2 Kinney was born June 26, 1916.

child 3 ii. Arlene Melick Kinney(2945) was born Milford, Holland Twp, Hunterdon Co, NJ September 26, 1919. Arlene died June 12, 2002 in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, at 82 years of age. MILFORD -- Arlene M. Kinney Bellis of Milford died Wednesday, June 12, 2002, at Hunterdon Care Center in Raritan Township. She was 82. Born in Milford, daughter of Charles and Emma Melick Kinney, she lived in the Milford area for her entire life. She was a homemaker. She volunteered at Golden Talents in Flemington, and enjoyed crocheting and needlepoint. Mrs. Bellis was a member of Alexandria First Presbyterian Church. Surviving are a son, Lynn R. of Holland Township; two half-brothers, Earl Godown of Milford and Herbert Godown of Quakertown, Pa.; a half-sister, Nancy Vegh of Upper Black Eddy, Pa.; a step-sister, Dorothy Hollo of New York; three grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter. A brother, Harry Kinney, died previously. Funeral services were held Monday at W.E. Johnson Funeral Home, Holland Township. Interment was at Mount Pleasant Cemetery.

She married Frank Bellis March 23, 1946.

Frank was born October 14, 1917. Frank died November 1981 Milford, Holland Twp, Hunterdon Co, NJ, at 64 years of age. (See Frank Bellis for the continuation of this line.)

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