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Re: Albert Melodia
« Reply #9 on: Monday 30 March 20 11:36 BST (UK) »


The Times San Mateo, California
21 Apr 1958, Mon    Page 10

https://www.newspapers.com/clip/15927234/1958-04-21-thetimes-sanmateoca/

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« Reply #10 on: Monday 30 March 20 11:42 BST (UK) »
Is this the same couple - Sacramento, California, Surburban Directory, 1961/63 - Winifred M Melodia
Residence Year 1961 - Street address 104 Alabama av (WS) - Residence Place Sacramento, California - Spouse Albert Melodia.

The Sacramento Bee Sacramento, California
11 Feb 1960, Thu    Page 42

https://www.newspapers.com/clip/47656935/albert-melodia-11-february-1960/

There are two births listed on California Birth Index - 10/2/1960 agrees with the newspaper announcement above - female "A" - mothers maiden surname Shipperl

30 November 1961 Sacramento mothers maiden surname:  Shipperl  - male - "A"

Photographs of these two on School Yearbooks.

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« Reply #11 on: Monday 30 March 20 11:47 BST (UK) »
Hmmm is this the same couple ? San Jose, California, City Directory, 1974  Albert  P Melodia
Street address 2861 Malabar Av SC Apt 1 San Jose, Santa Clara, California.
Occupation Salesman - Spouse Winiferd M Melodia

San Jose, California, City Directory, 1970/71  - 3292 Sylvan Dr - Albert Melodia (salesman Keiroff electric ) and Winifred Melodia,

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Re: Albert Melodia
« Reply #12 on: Monday 30 March 20 14:01 BST (UK) »

whitepages shows the family - parents as listed on this thread and both children as per the births
and living Indianpolis - 46260

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« Reply #13 on: Monday 30 March 20 14:58 BST (UK) »
Wow, you have all responded so quickly. Thank you all so much. I thought that it was my Winifred who went to America, now I know for certain. As for Mr McGasson, I guess he married another Winifred Shipperley. So once again, thank you all so much.

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« Reply #14 on: Monday 30 March 20 15:03 BST (UK) »

Pleased it all helped.

Brother Meet After 20 Years - Knibbs

The Times San Mateo, California 26 Jun 1948, Sat    Page 3

https://www.newspapers.com/clip/47660646/brothers-meet-after-20-years-26-june/

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Re: Albert Melodia
« Reply #15 on: Monday 30 March 20 15:17 BST (UK) »
Both William and John were my uncles that I never met. John worked on the railways over here and during the war, left his job to go get his lunch when an aircraft crashed on its way back from a mission. He was lucky.  Thank you again for your help. I have learned a lot from reading the newspaper cuttings.

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Re: Albert Melodia
« Reply #16 on: Monday 30 March 20 16:02 BST (UK) »
Oh wow.

There were a few more bits, obit for William etc but I thought you might have those ?

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Re: Albert Melodia
« Reply #17 on: Monday 30 March 20 16:16 BST (UK) »
On the 1954 passenger list for Winifred M Shipperley, her destination is listed as "39 Hobart Ave. San Mateo, CA"

Passenger list: https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2HWY-5ZG

That address is home of William Knibbs, as indicated in numerous newspaper articles from 1948-1975. Hie died in 1975.

Obit: https://www.newspapers.com/clip/19848111/william-knibbs-obituary/

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Albert Melodia was born 20 Aug 1935.

Birth: https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:V2QH-6MB

1940 census: https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K98Y-T4B

Albert died in 2012

SSDI: https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KMD4-B8Y

Albert's full name was Albert Paul Melodia. It appears he died and may have been living in Indianapolis, Indiana at the time.

https://obittree.com/obituary/us/indiana/indianapolis/indiana-funeral-care--crematory/albert-melodia/1189588/

http://www.obitarchive.indianafuneralcare.tributecenteronline.com/obituary/Albert-Melodia.html

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Here are some public records, Ignore the DOB's for Indianapolis records for both of them. DOB on public are often inaccurate. Follow the trail. The alias for Albert is also confusing. These are not common names and to have BOTH of them listed in Indianapolis, with reference to California is too much of a coincidence.

Albert-CA: https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QJF6-XQ19

Note Previous Residence Place.
Winifred- IN: https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K1KZ-Z1B

Note Previous Residence Place.
Albert-IN: https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K1KZ-8MW