wayne, I don't know if we are related or not. The Information on theMessick family I got is: My Great-grandparents names are Philip and Lillian Messick. they had 3 kids,Philip, Nancy, and Martha(my Grandmother). They lived in Salsbury, MD intil 1925. That is when they moved to Penns Grove, NJ.Philp Messick(great-grandfather) was a conductor on a passanger train. Philip(GG)died in a car accident outside deepwater,NJ.