ACKER, John Miller (1831) Rockport, PA
John M. ACKER was
born in Rockport in 1831. I am trying to locate
his parents and ancestors. I believe John was involved in the
Canal trade active in Pennsylvania at that time. He moved from
Rockport to Easton, Whitehaven, and Hawley, then eventually to
Scranton. In 1854, he married Margret RIDDEL (born Mauch Chuck in
1836) whose father owned a shipyard in the redoubt basin in
Wilkes Barre, PA.
William (1823) Carbon County, East
Penn Twp, PA
Looking for tombstone inscriptions for William ANDREAS 1757-1823
and his wife, Elizabeth (HELFRICH) ANDREAS 1765-?. May be buried
on Ben Salem Cemetery, near Andreas, East Penn Twp, Carbon Co,
Richard Emlin Reed
Fredrick (1866) Carbon County,
Mauch Chunk, Packerton, PA.
Seeking any information at all on the following children of
Fredrick ARMBRUSTER born 1866, died 1940. He was the son of
Valentine and Teresa ARMBRUSTER. Fredrick and unknown wife had
the following children at death: Mrs. Edith BLANK, Mrs. Tressia
FREINDT, Mrs. Isabel TEETS all from Lehighton area; also Mrs.
Helen HONCHEN, Mrs. Maggie MILLER, Walter, Henry, Herbert,
Lawrence, Charles all of the Packerton area; also Mrs. Clara
NICHE and John ARMBRUSTER of the Allentown area. If you think you
know or did know any of these people or there offsprings please
get in touch with me, I am at a dead end with this family in my
Valentine (1846) Carbon Couunty,
Mauch Chunk, PA.
I am looking for any information of the decendents of Valentine
and Teresa ARMBRUSTER, who came from Baden, Germany and settled
in Mauch Chunk, PA, in 1846. They had the following children:
Fidel, Bartlett, Mary, Celinda, Wilomena, Charles, John, Anna,
Caroline, Fredrick, and Valentine. I have a few leads on some of
these children, but could use any help anyone can give me.
Oscar F. (Year uncertain) Carbon
County, Jim Thorpe/Mauch Chunk, PA
Looking for information on the name of AUGUSTINE, Oscar. He
supposedly lived for a few years in the Jim Thorpe/Mauch Chunk
area possibly around 1900. I would be interested in any info. on
the name of AUGUSTINE even if it doesn't pertain to Oscar. Thanks
William Henry (1895)
Weatherly, Carbon County, PA
Attempting to get info on William Henry BERGSTRESSER, born in
Weatherly (sp) around 1895 to Jacob (?) and Josephene (?)
BERGSTRESSER. The reason for the question marks are only that I
have been told they were his parents name and can not verify
Keith K. Bergstresser
Elizabeth (1807) Rockport,
Carbon Cty, PA.
Elizabeth BIEBELHEIMER born in Rockport, Carbon Cty., 2/5/1874.
She was married to Joseph STETLER 9/22/1828. He was born in
Northampton Cty in 1802 and died 7/10/1855 in Weatherly.
Elizabeth was the GD of Leonhardt ZIMMERMAN of West Penn Twp.,
Schuylkill Cty., a Rev. War Soldier. (Vols.) Would like to
contact anyone working this line!
Caroline (Zimmerman) Johns
Charles (1860) Mauch Chunk, PA
He worked for D. E. Britch Company. Was in Mauch Chunk for 10
years. Moved back to Lightstreet where he had his own tailor
shop. He married Lydia FREDERICIA. Children - Charles G. Clark
Willets, Elmira Catherine, Joseph, Eli Reed, Albert Clarence,
Elmore Samuel, Daniel, Martha Jane, Amelia Alice. I am willing to
Jane (1896) Carbon County,
Nesquehenning Dist., PA
Seek burial confirmation for Mrs. Peter [Jane] Callen, died 4
Jan. 1896 at Newquehenning also for her husband Peter Callen,
then living, death / burial date unknown. They emigrated from co.
Carlow Ireland with family in 1850 a daughter was married in 1872
at Immaculate Conception R.C. Church, Mauch Chunk. Have info. on
family in Ireland.
Annie E. (1859) Carbon County, East
Mauch Chunk. PA
I am looking for any information on a Charles Collins born 1859,
who married a Annie E. Armbruster, sometime before the 1880
census. The 1880 census states that he was a RR brskeman and that
they had a son born 1879 by the name of William. They may and
probably did have more children, but I have not been back to
Mauch to check the rest of the census. If anyone has any
knowledge of this family, please get in touch with me. Thanks, as
always, in advance.
Adam (1785) Mauch Chunk, Carbon
Researching the CRAGLE name, father Adam wife Mary GEARHARDT in
the Mauch Chunk area or Lausanne Township.
Adam D. and wife Julianna KEIPER
(1836) Carbon County, Penn Forest , Christman, PA
Adam D. CHRISTMAN was born 183? in Monroe Co., PA. His parents
were Solomon & Mary (KUNKLE. Adam married a Julianna KEIPER.
Looking for info on any of these names. I have some baptism
records from a church, a Salam U.C.C. located in Chestnuthill
township, Monroe County, Their children's names: BARBARA, b.1850,
MONROE, b.1852, LUCY ANNE, b.1855, SARAH, b.1857, JACKSON, b.
1858 FROEBY? b. 1860, ROBERT b, 1862, SUSAN b. 1863 OLIVER,
b.1865, CAROLINE b.1867. These birth year records came from the
1870 census, Penn Forest Township, Page 10. BARBARA was my
G-Grandmother and she married a Robert J. YOUNGKIN b. 1846. ADAM
moved to Penn Forest, Christman, Carbon County, PA. where he
raised his family and lived the rest of his life. He was a
successful lumberman ,and businessman of other endeavors. I'm
looking for any decendents of any of these names, for further
information on these lines. The names of HAWK, BORGER, are also
tied in the KEIPER line. Would like to know where my
GGGrandparennts, and GGrandparents are buried. I've been told in
CHRISTMAN, PA, but all inquiries to find the name of the
cemeteries come up empty. Help is needed. Thank you for taking
the time to read this. I'll exchange any info I have.
Martin (1861) Big Creek Valley,
Carbon County, PA.
I am looking for any info on siblings or parents of MARTIN
CHRISTMAN, born Aug 4 1861, died March 9, 1914. He married to
MARYANNE SCHINKE and operated the Centre Hotel in Bowmanstown
around 1899-1912. ? Father Stephen. I know he had 5 brothers, 3
sisters - only found Lewis of Weissport. His children: GEORGE
married MARY ALICE BOWMAN; WILLIAM married SUSAN REHRIG;
FREDERICK married SALLY REHRIG; ALLEN married ELSIE REINERD;
HOWARD; ADDIE married BYRON SERFASS; MINNIE and our grandmother
MARYELLEN CHRISTMAN married to JOHN BEHLER. I will freely
or KUNFER, etc. (Year varies) Carbon
County, East Penn Twp., Mahoning, PA
This name has many variations in spelling. I am interested in
finding anyone who may be researching the line of George and
Elizabeth Cunfer who lived in East Penn Twp in the early 1800s.
Elizabeth is reputed to have Indian ancestry which I am trying to
pinpoint. Related families are: Shellhammer, Donat, Hoppes &
Patrick (1853) Mauch Chuck, PA
I am looking for information on The Pat Crosse/an Family. Pat
came to the USA in abt 1850 with sons Pat, Phillip( and possibly
Hugh and James) with daughters (Susez). They stayed in Mauch
Chuck for period of time with sons Pat and Phillip moving to
Ridgeway, Wisconsin. They came from Cavan County, Drumgoon
Parish, Ireland. No mention is made of the mother Ane Nealan. I
would like informationon the Crossen who stayed in Mauch Chuck
Patrick H Crossen
Nello (Year uncertain) Summit Hill,
Carbon County, PA
LT Nello DARODA was killed in a USAF airplane accident around
1952 or 1953. The accident happened in Virginia. Anyone knowing
of this accident please email me.
Robert Crookston (1904) Carbon
County, Lansford, PA
Robert Crookston Davidson came from Hamilton,Scotland through
Ellis Island in 1904 with brother-in-law John Gardiner, from
Clackmannon, Scotland. Robert was a coal miner. His
parents-Euphemia Kirk Crookston and William Donaldson Davidson.
Davidson family settled in Lansford, PA, Springfield, Illinois,
and St. Catherine's, Ontario, Canada. Robert was one of 14
children, 10 of who survived. His wife was Catherine Paterson
Gardiner. My grandfather was William D. Davidson, a fire boss in
the No. 9 mine. Willing to exchange information.
Debbie Davidson Budd
Amos (1818) Weatherly, Carbon County,
Seeking any additional information on this Weatherly family. Amos
DERR (1818-1870) married Julia Ann. Both are buried in the Union
Cemetery in Weatherly. Children: 1) Paul DERR (1836-?) married
Fannie LEMON. 2) Mary Ann DERR (1838-1913) married James REED. 3)
Isabella DERR (1842-?). 4) Obediah DERR (1842-1916) married
Elizabeth. 5) Julia DERR (1846-?). 6) Catherine(Kate) DERR
(1848-?) married John F WEST. 7) John DERR (1850-?) 8) Sally DERR
(1852-?) 8) Alice J DERR (1860-1888) married Frank L REBER. I
would love to find someone with info on their ancestors and
David Reed May
Lloyd (Year uncertain) Carbon
County , Summit Hill, PA
I am looking for information on my grandfather and his family.
From the information I already have he was born May 11, 1917 to
Oliver and Dilla (Haldeman)Driesbach. Oliver and Dilla were both
from Summit Hill at the time, but they were both born in New
Mahoning. He married my grtandmother Elizabeth (Higgins)
Driesbach on December 25, 1941. The only other information I have
on my grandfather is that he possibly died in December of 1979. (
I have no proof of this though). I would greatly appreciate any
help in locating any information or relatives of my grandfathers
or info on my great grandparents. My snail mail address is Kim
(Driesbach) Keys; 213 North Avenue, Jim Thorpe,PA. 18229 (until
Aug 26th). After Aug. 26th it will be 208 East Hazzard Street
Summit Hill, PA. 18250
Driesbach Keys July 1997
Married Elnora J. Hall from Treichlers,
PA. Had children: Leda, Howard, Ruth, Winfield, Samuel. Divorced
at some point and some kids took different names, e.g. Howard
HALL, Winfield HAHN, not sure of Leda and Ruth. Last son: Samuel
David ENGLER (Born October 24, 1896 in Mauch Chunk) retained his
name and was my grandfather. Samuel married Eva Margaret WALK
(Born March 20, 1902 in Aquashicola, PA) and at some point moved
to Palmerton, PA where they had children and he died in 1960. I
have heard John J. ENGLER moved to New England after the divorce,
remarried, and had an entire new family. I do not know when this
occurred, but am interested in any information on him, his
ancestry, or his subsequent descendants (or on any others listed
Brian D. Engler
Anthony (1800's) Carbon County,
Lausanne Twp., PA.
Seeking information on Anthony Felter, Zacharia Felter noted on
census of 1870. Any information on the Felter family of this area
would be appreciated.
Christian (1824) Carbon County
Looking for descendants of Christian and Janetta Decker. He is
buried near the main gate of the Copley Cemetery. He was a
veteran of the Civil War. Christian was my great grandfather's
brother. Christian (Jan., 24, 1824--circa 1890 in Lehigh Cty.)
Marriage was July 1848. Christian's children: Anna Maria,
Elizabeth, Alice M., Christian, Missouri, Janetta, and Elmira.
Carolyn (Zimmerman) John
Sarah (1828) Carbon County, PA.
I am interested in any information on the FRIMAN Family of Carbon
County. My GG Grandmother Sarah Friman was born July 28, 1828
(place unknown) and was said to be of Carbon County. She married
Asa FISH (b. Sept. 25 1812, Groton CT.) Married Sept. 4, 1848.
Asa was employed as a carpenter at Mauch Chunk, when a young man.
He was in the U.S. construction corps during the Civil War. They
lived and raised a large family in Brooklyn, Susquehanna County
PA. Any FRIMAN help would be most appreciated.
or FUHR or FEHR, Johann (1771) Carbon
Searching for anyone connected or having any info, no matter how
scant, on the FUER, FEHR, FUHR, FUHRER, FOOR's of Carbon Co PA
especially that of Johann and Juliana FUER who had a child
baptised 1805 at Ben Salem Union Church in East Penn Twp.
Sponsors to the bap. were Andreas (and Eva Greta?) FELLER(s) who
may be related. Johann and family went to Fairfield Co OH bef
Robert (Date uncertain) Sumitt Hill,
Seeking info on any relitives of Robert Gerber. He was married to
Anna Hontz and they had three sons Robert, Walter, and Paul. Any
info will be helpful. Also his father was Alou Gerber.
Charles (1870) Carbon County, E.
Mauch Chunk Twp., PA.
I am searching for any information on Charles GETZINGER who is
listed on the 1870 census for E. Mauch Chunk Twp, Carbon County,
PA. According to the History of Carbon County, Charles was an
operator of a Hotel there, name unknown. His wife's name was Mary
____? They had 8 or 10 children of which John was the oldest, 21.
My grandmother Anna E GETZINGER was 10 yrs old at this time. In
or around 1880 she married Henry G. WEIDAW who worked for the
Lehigh Valley Railroad. I would like any info on Charles'
children, Anna's marriage to Henry and any info on the death and
whereabouts of Charles and wife Mary. Please, if anyone has
church records or cemetery records, could they please check out
the Getzinger and WEIDAW names for this area or anywhere in
Carbon County. Thank you.
Laura M. Kough
Joseph (1860) Carbon County, Summit
Looking for links to Joseph GORMLEY, b 1790 in County Londonderry
and his wife, Margaret Montgomery b 1800 in County Londonderry
and their children Smith b 1824, Letitia (Wallace) b 1827, James
b 1832, Margaret (Bazley) b 1835, Joseph b 1836, Matilda (Boyd) b
1836 and Robert b 1838 all in County Londonderry and Jane b 1841,
John b 1843 and William b1847 all in PA. The family came to
Summit Hill, Carbon County in 1838 and lived there into the
Kay Hogan Torpey
Jacob Horace (1878) Carbon County,
Mauch Chunk, PA.
Seeking the parents of JACOB HORACE GOSSER born 1878 in Mauch
Chunk, died 7-28-56 in Philadelphia, PA. His death certificate
identifies his father as William Gosser, but another source (his
grandson) disagrees with that name. Jacob married Grace Hart
(dau. of Samuel Hart and Frances R(A)ymond of Frankford, Phila.,
PA). I believe they were Presbyterian. He was a merchant who had
a wholesale produce business on Dock Street in Philadelphia in
the early part of the century. Legend has it that Jacob's mother
could pow-wow to stop the flow of blood so I suspect they were
PA. Dutch. I would greatly appreciate any information on the
Johnson March 1997
Noah (1831) Carbon County, Summit
Seeking information on the parents and children of Noah
Griffiths, born 1831 in Wales, died 1899 in Summit Hill. Spouse
Ann Williams. I have information to freely exchange.
Elizabeth (1832) Mauch Chunk, PA
Searching for information on HANCOCK family - Thomas HANCOCK,
born 24 Nov. 1789, wife: Eleanor OWEN, born May 29, 1795;
daughter Elizabeth, born Aug. 20, 1832 died in Mauch Chunk, PA.
on Aug. 20, 1895. Any information on this family will be
John (1800's or early 1900's) Carbon
County, Jim Thorpe, PA.
Looking for information on John David Hascin and wife Anna Soltis
Hascin, both born in Europe, possibly Austria or Germany. Dates
of birth unknown but dates of death for John are February 1948
and for Anna 1951/1952. Had eight children: John, Anna, Susan,
Helen, Andrew, Mary, Michael and Emery.
Mathias or Mathew (1850) Carbon
County, Upper Towensing, Franklin, PA
Seeking descendants of Matthias/Mathew HEYDT, [Hate in 1850
census Up Towensing] 1860 Franklin Twp (b 1805, d 1879) where?
Cannot locate in 1870 census. Wife Mary/Maria Quinlan. Who were
Mary's parents? Children Joel b 1828, Caroline, Gideon, Lydia,
Polly, Sarah, Jonas. Where did family go? Were Matthias' parents
George Heydt and Elizabeth Muthart of Berks Co, District Twp?
Joel, bap 6 June 1828 Hill Church, Pike Twp, Berks Co, PA. Joel m
Susan Laury d/o John and Magdalena Kuhns Laury. Joel is listed in
1870 census of Schuykill Co had Hector, Richard, Rosswell,
Sallie, and Jesse/William. Hector went to Kansas, then NM. What
happened to others? Wish to exchange info on any portion of this
Charles (1864) Nesquehoning, PA
I am looking for information on my g-grandfather. He was married
to Emme E. (GRAVIR?) HIGHLAND 1866-1938. Had 13 children. Albert
HIGHLAND was my grandfather. They lived in the NESQUEHONIG area
in the early 1900's-1930's.
Wendy D. Preisach
Leonard (1792) Carbon County,
Mahoning Twp., PA
I am researching the family connection of Leonard HONTZ. He
appears on the 1850 and 1860 census reports as being 60 and 68
respectivly. He was married to a Barbara and had five children:
William, Nathan, Wilson, Louisa and Amanda. Louisa married a Nero
Weiss sometime between 1850 and 1860. Leonard had 3 brothers:
Daniel, Jacob and Jonas. Any information that you can give me
regarding these people would be appreciated. There may be reason
to believe that they descended from John Jacob HONTZ. A previous
spelling of the name could have been HANNS or HANS.
Ralph Fritz, Jr.
John Y. (Year uncertain) Lansford,
Carbon County, PA.
Would like to hear from anyone with info. regards to John Y.
JONES and his wife Jane Ellis EVANS. They were from Wales (town
unknown). Their children were: Priscilla; Kathryn m. Nathan
DRUMHELLER; Blodwyn m. Thomas MITCHELL; Sara m. Walter CLAMPFFER;
Jennifer m. _____VANDERMARK; Mary m. Frank ROBERTS; Robert m.
Annie LEWIS; Angie; John Y, Jr. m. Cora HOUGH. John Sr. was a
coal miner and worked for the Lehigh Coal and Navigation Co.
Sylvanus (1849) Location unknown
Sylvanus Jones was originally married to Amelia Ruppert in Berks
County, PA. They had one child--Sylvester. They divorced, and
Sylvanus moved to the "coal regions" of PA. He settled
in Weatherly where he remarried. He died in 1927 and is buried in
Union Cemetery--Weatherly. Any info. about him would be greatly
Pointer July 1997
William A. (1835) Mauch Chunk, Carbon
Seeking info on William Jones and family. Wife was possibly
Catherine. Son, John H. born about 1837 in Mauch Chunk. Daughter,
Martha, born 31 Jan 1839. She married Daniel Culver Tubbs 9 Mar
1856. Will share.
Thomas W. Sharpless
George (1758) Carbon County,
Seeking the death date and burial location of George Kibler. He
died after 1822. Wife Elisabeth Walter or Walder. Children:
Johann J., Johann P., Peter, Dorothea, Maria, Elisabeth, Lydia,
Henry, Jonathan, and Susanna. Last found in the Federal Census of
1820 Towamensing Township, Carbon Co., PA.
Jonathan (1803) Carbon County,
Seeking the death date and burial location of Jonathan Kibler b.
1803. He married Hannah Savitz 09 May 1829 Northampton Co., PA.
Children Matilda, Abraham, John, Serenna (Sarah Ann), Reuben,
Emanuel, Mary, Eleana, George, Caroline, Levi and Phineas.
Jonathan Kibler was last found in the 1860 cenus Upper
Towamensing Township, Carbon Co., PA. age 58.
David (1823) Carbon County,
Looking for any information on David LaRose family. He was born
in Canada in 1820 and immigrated to the USA in 1823, died in
Weissport in 1900. Who were his parents? What did he do? The only
child I have found is Thomas b. 5 Aug 1857,died 30 Nov 1924, were
there others? David married Elizabeth Ziegenfus 1823-1900,
daughter of John and Susan b. 1790's. When and where did they get
married? Always willing to share whatever information that I
have. Thanks for any inputs.
Jefferson (1880) Carbon County,
Searching Jefferson Lentz married Emma Horn of Rockport
Pennsylvania in 1880. They had two sons, Vincent in 1881 and
Harry in 1882.
William (1842) Carbon County, PA
I am looking for information on William Lilley (d.1916) and his
wife Eliza Babb (Bobb) born in 1845 died in 1929. William was
supposed to have worked in the Allison Foundry in Carbon County.
They lived in Port Carbon or Palo Alto, PA. Eliza had a child
(daughter) before her marriage to William. They had three sons:
William, Albertus, Harry and one daughter, Ida. I am also looking
for the parents of William Lilley and Eliza Babb Lilley.
Ann Lilley Cassel
or McCAFFREY, Rose (1800's)
Carbon County, Lansford, PA
Looking for information on Rose McCafferty or McCaffrey who was
born in Ireland about 1835. She married Patrick Brislin -
children were: Michael, Mary, Ellen, Phillip and Rose. She may be
fron the family who owned the Eagle Hotel in Summit Hill. She
eventually lived on Ridge Street in Lansford, PA. Mary married
Alexander Campbell and Ellen married Daniel Dorrian. Will be glad
to share information.
or GALLAGHER or KENNEDY or BRENNAN
(Year varies) Summit Hill, Carbon County, PA.
If anyone is searching these families from Summit Hill, I would
like to get in contact. Charles and Susan (Gallagher) McHugh came
to Summit Hill about 1849 from Donegal. Dennis and Mary (Brennan)
Kennedy -- or at least Dennis, Mary may have died in Ireland,
came to Summit Hill from Port Carbon. The dau. of Dennis, Nancy
Kennedy, married first James Tee and second, Dennis McHugh, son
Daniel (1842) Carbon Co., PA.
Re family data: James McLEAN came to Carbon and or Schuylkill
Cos. in 1832. Sometime after(abt.1842 his father, Daniel, and his
brother, Daniel came over from N.Ireland to mine also. Daniel Jr.
md Elizabeth BREWSTER, whom he met on the boat along with her
father "Mr.BREWSTER". They had four sons, all born in
Mauch Chunk:James and Samuel,farmers,John,a shoolteacher who
died, and Daniel, who became a doctor. Daniel Jr. and family all
moved to Berks Co. Does anyone have info on either of these two
families? There was also a brother to James and Daniel who was a
doctor (H. D. McLEAN). My snail mail address: PO Box 117, Brooks,
Charmaine R. Holley
Patrick (1800's) Carbon County,
Summit Hill, PA
Looking for information about Patrick McNelis b.abt 1825 in
Ireland, County Donegal. Married Susan Carbon in Summit Hill, PA.
The first time he appears in the census is in 1850 living as a
boarder. He was in his twenties then. Does anyone know of any
other McNelis siblings that may have come with him from Ireland -
or - how he got here? He may have died in about 1897. I'm willing
to exchange information.
Thomas (1830-1900) Summit Hill,
Carbon County, PA
Seeking information concerning THOMAS McGEEHAN (c. 1830-1900), a
carpenter from Ireland. He and his wife Mary BURNS (BYRNES?) (c.
1838-1900) and children Catherine (c. 1848-?) Mary Ann (c.
1850-?), John (c. 1852-?) and Kate (c. 1854-?) arrived in America
around 1854-58. First resided in Summit Hill, where Margaret
(1858-1915) and Patrick (1860-1918) are born. The family moved on
to Hazelton, Luzerne County, PA, where Ellen (1866-?) and Theresa
(1868-1951) are born. Also seeking family information on HUGH
McGEEHAN of Summit Hill, Carbon County, PA, who was convicted and
hung in 1877 for the Molly Maguire murder of Officer Benjamin
McGeehan January 1997
brothers (James, Daniel, H.D., etc)
(1832) Carbon Co., Mauch Chunk Twnshp, PA
James McLEAN and others came over from N. Ireland abt 1832.
Several years later (approx 8) his brother Daniel and others also
came over. Daniel b. 1812 (N.Ireland) met Elizabeth Ann
BREWSTER(daughter of "Mr." BREWSTER) on board ship and
md her abt 1842. They had four sons in Mauch Chunk before they
moved several years later to Berks County. I really need help
with these ancestors of my husbands mother. I am used to doing
"Southern research" and this is an adventure into the
Charmaine Riley HOLLEY; snail mail PO Box 117, Brooks, GA 30205
C. R. HOLLEY
Charles Elvin (1845) Rockport,
Carbon County, PA
Seeking information on the parents and children of Charles Elvin
MILLER, born 1845/46 in Rockport, Carbon County, PA. Charles'
wife's name was Sophia FRY(E). At some point he moved to
Briggsville, Luzerne County, PA where he owned a farm and at
least one of his children, Nora Mae (born 1876), was born. His
older children, James, Lou and Will may have been born in either
Carbon County or Luzerne County. James had a daughter, Mary. Any
help would be appreciated and I will gladly share what
information I have.
Michael (1900) Cabon, Beaver
Seeking information on my great grandfather, Michael MONDEL, who
was born in 1860 in Austria-Hungray. Immigrated to the U.S. in
1885. Married Anna NOVAK on February 11, 1890. Drove for coal
mines in Luzerne in 1910. Buried @ SS. Peter & Paul Byzantine
Catholic Cemetery, Carbon, Beaver Meadows. Children: John,
Andrew, Joe, Peter, George, Steve and Michael.
Mary Mondell White
William Lewis (1795) Carbon County,
Seeking the parents of MURRAY ancestor born 1795, died Oct 14,
1853. Married Elinor Piper, born 1795 in NY, died Aug 17, 1882 in
Meigs Co., Ohio. Children were Sarah Elizabeth, Rachel P.,
Benjamin, Charles F., Eliza Jane, William Lewis.
Hily (Murray) Richards
Nathan (1870) Carbon County,
Wife: Catherine, Children: Sarah Ann, William, David, Isabell,
Nathan. Nathan Sr. born England. Seek information on
birthplace/parents of Nathan Sr. maiden name/parents of wife
descendants of any of the children. May be able to provide
information re William's descendants.
Condy (1895) Rockport, Carbon
Searching for Condy O'donnell married Emma Horn in 1895 in
Rockport, Carbon County, PA.
Peter (1930) Lansford, Carbon County,
I am looking for information on the surname OLEXY. The name was
originally OLEKSY. Thomas Oleksy (1879-1946) came to the United
States around 1900. He married Mary Trojan (1882-1931) and they
settled in Lansford, PA. Thomas was a coal miner. Peter Thomas
(1914-1992) was their oldest son. He was a great cross country
and track runner in Lansford as well as at Penn State Univ. I am
seeking ANY information about this family, including siblings.
or PACKARD, Lucinda (1844) PA
Trying to find a Lucinda or Lucy Packer born 1844 PA. She married
John/James Phillips probably in PA abt 1860. I only know of 1
son, James Phillips born 3 Mar 1864 in McKeesport Allegheny
County, PA. Family legend says she was disowned by her wealthy
family for remarrying to an ABRAHAM BATH in Fulton Co IL in April
1867, when she took James with her. She had a child with him in
June of 1867. This may be why. I have researched the ASA PACKER
family but can't seem to find a Lucy without a documented husband
in that line. Have also checked many PA 1850/60 census but only
found a Samuel Packer with daughter Lucy born 1844 that moved to
MI abt 1850's. (Not my Lucy). Don't know if James' father, John
died in the Civil War or what. Will share much info on desc. of
James Philips/Anna Miller Williams (who spoke Welsh).
Lavina (1845) Carbon County, White
Lavina Prutzman born 1826, looking for parents and siblings. She
married Antoine or Anthony Felder/Felter, also known as John
Anthony Felter/Felder. circa 184? they lived in the white Haven
area of Carbon Cty. Children were Zachariah, Isabelle, Emma,
Austin James married Catharine Conahan, John Franklin, Samuel
married Ellen Shaeffer. Any information would be appreciated. I
am willing to exchange any information.
Zacariah Carbon County, East White
Looking for possible burial place of Zacariah Prutzman who lived
in the Lehigh Tannery area for many years. His son Edward
remained in the White Haven area and married Emma Starner. Would
like any information on Prutzman family and/or Prutzman School.
Mary (1888) Carbon County,
Need parents and siblings of Mary RAYNOCK. Mary was born 23 DEC
1888 and died Jul 1965, locations unknown. Mary married Michael
MEHALKO, date & location unknown. At least two of their 6
children were born in Tresckow, Carbon, PA. Need dates and
locations, and articles/documents of birth/death on all children:
1) Anna m. Jay RUSNOCK 2) Steven 3) John d. about 1986 4) Joseph
5) Margret b. 6 OCT 1919 d. 17 APR 1997 m. Michael KOKINDA 6)
Helen b. 10 MAR 1925 m. George CHAKURDA. I'm willing to exchange
information, or trade for research in Virginia.
Carol Jones Chakurda
unknown (1800's) Big Creek, More
I am looking for information on a REHRIG Family who lived in/near
a place called Big Creek in(?) More Township. Also neighboring
families named LUTZ/LUTSE and GOSSER/GOSSERD. Circa 1878. Any
information about this area and its people would be greatly
appreciated. It does not have to include these families directly.
I would like to know what churches and cemeteries are nearby. I
am specifically searching for a REHRIG who married a William
GOSSER around 1870.
Johnson July 1997
Nicholas (1850) Carbon County,
Looking for anyone researching the REIMILLER family. They moved
to Beaver eadows, Banks Twp, Carbon Co., PA. in 1841, raised 5
children: GEORGE REIMILLER m SARAH ?; JOHN REIMILLER m ?; ANTHONY
REIMILLER m ELIZABETH JENKINS; CHRISTINA REIMILLER m J.G.SEAGER;
CATHERINE REIMILLER m GEORGE BIRD; WILLIAM McCLAIN, ABRAHAM
VANHORN. I'd be glad to share any info I have.
James K. (1870) Carbon County,
My G-grandma was Myrtle Lavina Rodgers b. 12 Sep 1889, d. 12 Sep
1957. She was born and raised in/near Lehighton, PA. Her parents
were John RODGERS b. Jul 1847 in New York, d. 20 Jan 1902 in
Lehighton, PA, and married around 1875 to Tillarey HILLIARD b. 15
Jul 1853, d. 14 May 1925 in Lehighton, PA. I am told that they
owned a store and saw pictures of the family in front of one.
Also I was told that they donated the land for the park at 7th St
in Lehighton. How can I find out if this is accurate and get any
other info on the family? Myrtle Rodgers siblings were Edward
1876, Sarah 1892, Harry 1886, Emma 1885, William 1882, Annie 1880
and John 1873.
Family (1900) Nesquehoning Area, Carbon
Looking for information on the Rose family. They came from Italy
around the year 1900. My great grandmother was Maria Rose. She
had at least one brother Andrew. I do not know their parent's
names. I have family members still living that told me the Rose
family was in Nesquehoning. The name was originally Russo, LaRosa
or LaRose, but they changed it to Rose when they arrived in
America. I would greatly appreciate any information.
SCHAICH, Phillip (1858) Carbon County,
Looking for information on the Schaich family. Phillip Schaich
married Laura Kleckner. Phillip had been born in Schuylkill Co.,
but the family lived in Weatherly around 1886 when a daughter
Anna Isabelle was born. They later moved back to Schuylkill
County (Tamaqua). Phillip was a butcher. They had four daughters.
Phillip's father, Thomas, had been born in Germany. Would be
happy to share information that I have.
August (1838) Carbon County, Mauch
SMITH, August: born 1838 died after 1919, married Elizabeth
SCHLEY, children Louisa, August, Elizabeth, and Henry. Louisa
married Warren WILDONER (2 children Vance and Mildred) worked for
Lehigh High RR and Central RR of New Jersey. August (Gus) moved
to Allentown, PA (had two children). Elizabeth married James
BUCKLEY (had five children) moved to Scranton, PA. Henry (My
great grandfather) born 1871 and died 1957, married (1898) Mamie
MAHONEY, had one daugher Elizabeth Katherine born 1899 who
married Lyle FOUSE in CO. I'm looking for any information on
August Sr., his wife Elizabeth and the three older children and
their decendents. If you are interested in Henry please contact
Jacob (1760) Carbon Co., Lower
Would like information on Jacob Snyder (1760-1831) who in 1793
married Anna Maria Bowman (b.1786). Jacob operated a grist and
sawmill on the Aquashicola Creek. In particular I need to know
about his son Daniel and his family. Was Daniel the father of
Eliza, Caroline, Sarah and John Snyder?
Jacob (1910) Carbon County, Jim
Jacob "Jake" Snyder of Mauch Chunk married to Caroline
Eckrode of Lansford, with several children: William (lived in
Lansford), Sally (married Edgar Steirgerwalt of Leighton), Louis,
Nathan (later named Nathan Mantz), Charles Alfred (later known as
George Mason), Kate (married a Xander), and Maria. Caroline died
1910. Jacob Snyder later married Laura Hontz with two additional
children: Bertine and Samuel Snyder. Jacob severely injured in a
mine explosion. Any information appreciated.
Col. Louis Mason
Sally (1970) Carbon County,
Married to Edgar Steigerwalt. Sally was former Sally Snyder,
daughter of Jacob and Caroline Snyder. Born circa 1900. One known
child, Calvin, who lived in New Jersey. Edgar Steigerwalt
lifelong railroad employee in Leighton. Seeking relatives who
know lineage of Sally Steigerwalt.
John (1800's) Pennsylvania
Please contact me if you have any STERMER info. My GG-grandfather
was JOHN STERMER, who came from Germany. He married Harriet
BUTLER before 1872. They had children John Ernest, William,
Hattie, Katherine, Albert, and Ivy.
, John (1890) Carbon County,
I need info to start ancestrial search.
or STRAUP, David (1804) Carbon
County, Lower Towamensing Twp. PA
Seeking any info on David STROUP born abt. 1804 probably in Bucks
County, married Mary (Maria) OLEWEIN on 3 Dec. 1822 in
Towamensing Twp. Had 8 children that I know of and trying to
prove Catherine STROUP (m. Monroe SCHONBERGER of Lower
Towamensing Twp., then Slatington, PA) is another daughter. I
believe Mary's parents are George (d. abt. 1832) and Suzanna (?)
OLENWEIN (b. abt. 1779). Would also appreciate any information on
STROUP & OLEWEIN surnames in Carbon County. Willing to share
Mary (1800's-1900's) Carbon County,
I am seeking information about Mary Thomas Callen, mother of John
Morgan Callen (died 2 April 1925), and paternal grandmother of my
maternal grandmother, Marguerite Celestine Kittle (nee Callen)
who wa born in Nesquehoning 18 Sep 1902. Mary Thomas Callen also
ha a daughter, Mammie or Mamie McGinley (nee Callen).
John F. Foray
or WEIDAW or WEIDO, Daniel (1849)
Carbon County, PA.
I am searching for any information on Daniel WEIDAW who married
Julia SHULTZ in June 1849 in Carbon PA. They were my great
grandparents. Their son Henry G. WEIDAW was born in
WILKESBARRE/SCRANTON area in 1860. I have no record of his birth
there, only a statement on his death certificate. I am looking
for anyone that has resourses for that area and time to find the
exact date and also the names of the 4 brothers and 1 sister of
Henry. On the 1910 census there is a MRS. Daniel WEIDO listed as
living as a boarder there. I would appreciate any help on these
Robert Abraham (1820) Lehighton?,
Married to Matilda Sauerwein on February 8, 1852 at the Ebenezer
Church of the Evangelical Association in Weissport by Rev. George
T. Haines. Believe him to be descended from either Abraham
Weinland (b. 1/21/1787, d. 5/16/1838) or Christian Boemper
Weinland (b.10/4/1792, d.9/3/1852). Assume born around 1820. Any
information on origin of Robert is appreciated.
William E. Buss
Johannes (1777) Carbon County,
Packer Township, Weatherly, PA
In Hudsondale area of Packer Twp: Johannes (born 1777 - died
1855) and wife Catherine, nee Hinkle (born 1788 - died 1866)
daughter Mary/Mariah (born 1829 died 1911). Would like to know
Johannes' parents, etc. Mary had a son (Valentine Witner) in 1848
later married Charles Keiper.
Johannes and Elizabeth (1730's)
Carbon County, PA.
Seeking information on the Wildfang, Wilfong family of PA. from
the era of 1730's. Some on the St. Andrew's boat of Philadelphia
on September, 1734. Some ancestors in NC, WV, Canada, and
throughout the USA. One source has them from Bohemia. They were
considered German in Canada when they arrived in 1802 from PA.
They left NC in 1796, my branch only. I am willing to share
WITNER, Valentine (1848) Carbon County,
Packer Township, Weatherly, PA.
In Hudsondale area of Packer Twp: Valentine was the son of Samuel
and Mary (Mariah), nee Wetzel, Witner. Valentine's wife was
Catherine, nee Romig, of the same area. The only information
sought at this time is regarding Samuel (birth/death/location).
Already have census information from 1860 and 1880 regarding
Valentine. The 1850 Luzerne Co. census lists a Samuel Witner as a
hotel resident, but no connection can be made. Also looking for
information regarding Mary's parents: Johannes and Catherine
(Hinkle) Wetzel, also of Packer Twp.
ZIEGENFUS, John (1790) Carbon County, PA
Looking for any information on John Ziegenfus (1790-1870) Who
were his parents? What did he do? The only child I have found is
Elizabeth Ziegenfus 1823-1900, daughter of John and
Susan(1793-1881). When and where did they get married? Always
willing to share whatever information that I have. Thanks for any