Mel  (Gilbert) Lambert

Mel (Gilbert) Lambert

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Effective 15 August 2017
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Mel Gilbert is the eldest daughter of Floyd Gilbert and Janice Samples. She has lived in West Virginia, Alabama, Georgia, Tennessee, New York, Alaska and for 3 years in Germany.

Before the Cut

Looking for DNA links to the two Samples lineages Robert A Samples and Alexander Samples


  • First-hand information. Entered by Mel Gilbert at registration.


  • Maternal relationship is confirmed by a 783.7 cM match between J. Samples GEDMatch ID M065598 and her first cousin Mel Lambert GEDmatch G851301.
  • Paternal relationship is confirmed by a Total of 12 matching segments > 7 cM = 410.1 cM with an estimated number of generations to MRCA = 2.6 Between her paternal first cousin once removed Anonymous Gilbert II and Mel (Gilbert) Lambert
  • Paternal relationship is confirmed with an AncestryDNA test match between Louise (Gilbert) Myers and Mel (Gilbert) Lambert , second cousins. Predicted relationship reported by AncestryDNA: 2nd Cousins based on sharing 357 centimorgans shared across 13 DNA segments; Confidence: Extremely High.
  • Maternal relationship is confirmed with an AncestryDNA test match between P Rhodes and Mel (Gilbert) Lambert , second cousins once removed. Predicted relationship reported by AncestryDNA: 3nd Cousins based on sharing 146 centimorgans shared across 6 DNA segments; Confidence: Extremely High.

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Any info on Thomas S Atkinson

Born 1716 in Isle of Wight, Isle of Wight, Virginia, USA and his descendants

Looking for information on Silas Innard Boggs and his first wife Rachel James.
Starting to find my way and enjoy the challenge of locating that little bit of info to tie a family together
Hoping to use DNA to find a way around the many brick walls in my family tree. Still new to DNA but willing to learn more about how to use it here on WikiTree.

Any help would be appreciated.

Any info on Mahala (Pyles) Ellis (abt. 1842 - 1926) and William Ellis
Looking for information on Rachel James the first wife of Silas Boggs
Looking for McTheny or Matheny from West Virginia / Virginia area
Willing to help others learn their way around our wonderful Tree.
Enjoy the hunt for information .
Stewart, Sterrett -- Charlotte Jo (Sterrett) Ellis (abt. 1815 - 1891) Died May 8, 1891 in Braxton, West Virginia. Daughter of John Stewart and Elizabeth (Unknown) Stewart
Looking for others of this Haplogroup U5b2b2
West Virginia is a special interest. Also have family ties in Virginia, Alabama, Georgia, North & South Carolina
Any info on the family of Elisa Monroe Welborn and his son Martin Welborn would be appreciated
My roots are in West Virginia. I am willing to help others find sources for their family via online searches.

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Mel Lambert's DNA has been tested for genealogical purposes. It may be possible to confirm family relationships by comparing test results with Mel or other carriers of her ancestors' mitochondrial DNA. Mitochondrial DNA test-takers in the direct maternal line: It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with Mel:

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On 1 Jul 2017 at 18:38 GMT Keith Hathaway wrote:

Thank you for joining in the Weekend Chat........... It was an honor to have you

Weekend Chat 23 June - 25 June 2017

Weekend Chat 30 June - 2 July 2017

On 27 Jun 2017 at 19:32 GMT Sarah (Murtaugh) Heiney wrote:

Thank you so much for the badge Mel :) :) I will be getting back to you soon about military ideas :)

On 26 Jun 2017 at 21:28 GMT Victoria Gilbert wrote:

Apparently we are 9th cousins... finding these connections is one of my favorite things about Wikitree, so awesome!

On 25 Jun 2017 at 13:25 GMT Mags Gaulden wrote:

Thanks for catching the Merge issue on Welborn-141 Mel. Mags

On 22 Jun 2017 at 04:26 GMT Debbie (Fink) Thomas wrote:

We are 18 degrees apart! Yay!


On 21 Jun 2017 at 18:41 GMT Deborah Spooner wrote:

Hello cousin! Thank you for all your hard work on Wiki!

~ Deb

On 21 Jun 2017 at 14:29 GMT Liz (Noland) Shifflett wrote:

P.S. Loved your blog interview - especially the Ponytail story & picture!

On 21 Jun 2017 at 10:53 GMT Liz (Noland) Shifflett wrote:

We're not only cousins but we're 18 degrees apart :D

On 5 Jun 2017 at 21:32 GMT David Wilson wrote:

Greetings Mel,

Mel and David are 10th cousins once removed...


* David *

On 5 Jun 2017 at 16:02 GMT Eowyn Langholf wrote:

wonderful wikitreer
Mel (Gilbert) Lambert is a Wonderful WikiTreer.

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Queen Elizabeth II Mel is 22 degrees from Kevin Bacon, 39 degrees from Duke Ellington, 20 degrees from Keith Hathaway and 21 degrees from Queen Elizabeth II Windsor on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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