- Abraham Mellows (ca. 15701639) m. Martha Bulkeley (b. ca. 1572aft. 1633); Lincs., Eng.; Charlestown, Mass.
- Oliver Mellows (ca. 15981638) m. (1) 1620 Mary James (1597ca. 1632); Sutterton, Boston, Lincs., Eng.; Braintree, Mass.
- Elizabeth Mellows (16251691) m. (2) ca. 1653 Edward Wright (ca. 16251691); Concord, Mass.
The basic published source on this family is Donald Lines Jacobus and Clarence Almon Torrey,
James, Mellowes and Ingoldsby Family Connections, American Genealogist 11 (1934/5): 26-30, 98-101, 143-5, 208-16.
A documented biographical sketch of Abraham appears in Robert Charles Anderson, The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England, 16201633, 3 vols. (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1995), 2:1248-50.
Alicia Crane Williams, Early New England Families, 16411700, 2 vols. to date (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 20159), 1:235-47, gives a similar treatment of Oliver and his widow.
The known ancestry of Martha Bulkeley is extensive and has been widely studied. Begin with Donald Lines Jacobus, The Bulkeley Genealogy (New Haven, Conn., 1933), 3-22.
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