Mel  (Gilbert) Lambert

Mel (Gilbert) Lambert

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Mel Lambert formerly Gilbert
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Gilbert-5219 created 18 Nov 2015 | Last modified | Last edit: 29 Nov 2017
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Categories: Military and War Project Member | St. Albans, West Virginia | Kanawha County, West Virginia | Marshall County, Alabama | Talladega County, Alabama | U5b2b2 mtDNA Haplogroup | WikiTree Leaders.


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

Mel was featured in a Meet Our Members Post on the WikiTree Blog!


  • 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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Mel is a Wiki Genealogy Volunteer following these tags:
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.

DNA Tested
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 29 Nov 2017 at 14:05 GMT Mags Gaulden wrote:

Love seeing your name pop-up in my feed where you have been working on our Welborns! Thank you.


On 5 Oct 2017 at 13:03 GMT Terri Jerkes wrote:

Thanks, Mel. The 2017 Virginia Sourcerers were a great group to work with. Thank you for your efforts...together we all rocked!!

On 2 Oct 2017 at 16:23 GMT Terri Haddox wrote:

Thank you, I feel like I haven't had the time to devote to it that I would like to, but every little bit counts :)

On 25 Sep 2017 at 03:44 GMT Mike Crain I, D.Min. wrote:

I added you to James F Crain's tree

On 23 Sep 2017 at 20:38 GMT Mel (Gilbert) Lambert wrote:

On 20 Sep 2017 at 04:05 GMT Liz (Noland) Shifflett wrote:

Hi Mel! Thanks for the post on Farrar-86. Jamie Nelson & Debi Hoag both sent me that link too & I've edited the ref to the FSFTID to be clickable to it. I don't have a login for Family Search, so it does me no good. (And I don't use WikiTree x because last time i tried, it wanted me to give it my WikiTree ID & password. Just not comfortable doing that.)

Anyway - if connecting Farrar-86 to WikiTreeX would benefit folks, have at it, and THANKS :D

On 19 Sep 2017 at 22:36 GMT Kathy Gaughan wrote:

Thanks Mel!

I appreciate your help! Kathy White

On 5 Sep 2017 at 23:47 GMT Liz (Noland) Shifflett wrote:

Woo-hoo! Of COURSE we'll have you :D

Thanks for joining Team Virginia!

Space:Team Virginia - 2017 Source-a-Thon


On 4 Sep 2017 at 03:55 GMT Liz (Noland) Shifflett wrote:

Hi Mel! Don't know if you've registered for the 2017 Source-a-Thon yet... (last I checked).

I just invited Eric to join us again this year, and would love to have you on the team again too. But as I said to Eric ... if it's possible, I'm even slower at sourcing than I was last year! So I'd understand if you wanted to hook up with a more productive team :D

Cheers, Liz

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

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Queen Elizabeth II Mel is 32 degrees from Aaron Copland, 22 degrees from AJ Jacobs, 18 degrees from Barbara Shoff and 21 degrees from Queen Elizabeth II Windsor on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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