Melanie (Travis) Schlaginhaufen
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Melanie (Travis) Schlaginhaufen

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Mrs. Melanie Schlaginhaufen formerly Travis aka Travis, Stine, Babb
Born 1950s.
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Mother of [private son (1980s - unknown)]
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Melanie was born at Greenville General Hospital in Greenville, SC, first child and only daughter of Betsy Ann Langford (Travis) and Charles Farrell Travis. She had a short-lived marriage to Robert Stanley (Stan) Stine in 1973. In 1977 she married James Ellis (Jimmy) Babb from Gray Court, SC. In June of 1988 she married her current husband, Eric Alan (Rick) Schlaginhaufen, Jr. at her in-laws vacation home in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands. In October of1989 she had her only child, Eric A. Schlaginhaufen, III. Rick and Melanie Travis Schlaginhaufen founded and owned Best Friends Bed & Biscuit, an upscale pet care facility in Greensboro, NC in1990. In 2006, they sold Bed & Biscuit and founded Schlaginhaufen Construction, Inc. Melanie has shown dogs since the late 1970s, is an accomplished dog trainer and canine behaviorist and has been published in over a dozen dog breed magazines. Her professional bio can be found on her website, She is now semi-retired due to health reasons, but still enjoys hobbies of freelance writing, and researching her ancestors!


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Welcome back to WikiTree, Melanie,

Thanks for signing the Honor Code!

I hope you discover as much about your family as I have about mine over the last several years.

Check out the How-To pages for some quick tips on working with both the Wiki pages and our other members. There is some great information on those pages.

If you have questions about how WikiTree works, let me know, and I will find answers. Just click my name, then ask in the comment section of my page.

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P.S. If links do not work in an email from WikiTree, try them from the comment section on your profile page.

posted by Deb (Lewis) Durham
OH! I should probably tell you that I am around if need help!


posted by Mags Gaulden
I found you, but something is amiss? My Harvery Clay Hunt (my ggrand) is a son of John Wesley Hunt and Elizabeth Hester Hunt. He is not a brother to him. glad to know how we are connected!

Hello cousin!


posted by Mags Gaulden
M.Travis --

You are now a confirmed member of WikiTree. Thank you for volunteering, and have a great time getting to know your ancestors! Not sure how to start? Visit How to Use Wikitree for instructions. Our G2G forum is a great way to get to know our community! Join the fun with our Question of the Week: Insert new link here every week Looking for some great ways to help out our collective effort? The Volunteers Needed page is the place to go! Someone will check back with you in a couple of days to see how things are going. Meanwhile, enjoy getting to know WikiTree!

Question of the Week: Have you taken any genealogy field trips? -Gilly

posted by [Living Wood]
Hello M. Travis,

Welcome to WikiTree! The email we just sent has helpful links to get you started.

WikiTree is different than other genealogy websites because our goal is to have one profile per person, and that means we share ancestors and work together as a BIG collaborative team!

What brings you to WikiTree? Do you have research you’d like to share? Are you interested in how your family fits into the big tree?

When you confirm your email address, you’ll be given an opportunity to volunteer to help document our collective family history. Use the Tags and comments to tell us about your genealogical interests.

When you volunteer, one of our Greeters will confirm your membership. Then you'll be able to add your family to the tree!

We're really glad you're here!

Gilly – Greeter

posted by [Living Wood]

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