Want to learn Bedminster History? Look To the Old Mellick Farm

The name acquired three different spellings. In those days the people in charge of registering land titles and other legal documents spelled names as they sounded. The Bedminster branch became Mellick, the Tewksbury branch Melick, and a few spelled it Malick. There was a standing joke in the Melick family that the Mellicks had enough money to afford 2 ‘l’s’ in their name. Geneology Study – http://www.geocities.com/rmelick/melick.html Mellick ‘Old Stone House” The boys followed their father’s way and were farmers and tanners. Gottfried went on to settle in Warren County.…

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