McKean County GenWeb
History of
Web Site Changes


Date of Change Link and Description
Jun 17, 2024 Updated History - Schools - Added Eldred Class of 1947
Jan 16, 2023
Added list of McKean County area Funeral Homes with addresses and links
May 13, 2021
Added three obituaries for Smethport High School Class of 1961 students, can be found on History -> Schools -> Smethport menu.
Sep 19, 2020
Updated History - Obituaries page to include recent additions [Obituaries]
Sep 6, 2020
Added pictures, personal information, and gravestone photos in the Military page for Pvt Leonard Levine Johnson who lost his life in WWI.
July & Aug 2020
Added obituary for Eldred Class of '36 Melvin Schoonmaker and obituaries for Ludlow Class of  '47 Lillian Ciprich and Jenny Tassone
Dec 14, 2019
A complete overhaul of the Beer's History of McKean County, fixing broken links, and bringing the underlying HTML to current standards. Improved navigation.
Oct 24, 2019
Fixed broken link.   Beer's 1890 Town histories are now located in the Towns menu on the Home Page.
Aug 28, 2019
A member of the Ludlow Class of 1936 has been identified by an anonymous contributor.
Aug 22, 2019
Also brought to our attention was that the last half of the Moriah Lutheran Cemetery was missing.  I a little digging around and I found the missing data and added it to the cemetery listing.
Jul 27. 2019
It was brought to our attention that the links on the main Cemeteries Page to Ludlow and Gibbs Hill cemeteries misdirected the user. That has been fixed.
Jun 16, 2019
A photo in the Ludlow School Class of 1946 has been identified along with their final resting place.
Mar 12, 2019
New researcher added to Project - Surnames researching Allen, Ames, and Rice
Mar  1, 2019
Added a link to the Official Pennsylvania History and Museum Commission's Vital Records page to the "Records and Resouces" page.
Feb 20, 2019
Continued to check and verify email links.  Many "bounced" and were removed.  Recovered from an archive site Oil History pages that were missing, reformatted them and published to this site.
Feb  4, 2019
Finished verifying the last of the email addresses in the Surnames section.  All email links in that section have replied to a query this year.  Hover over the link to see the date they were verified.   Please, report any broken links or email address.
Jan 19, 2019
Reorganized and fixed errors in the Town of Ludlow page. Removed broken email links.   Minor changes to main page, removed link to non-existant page.
Jan 4. 2019
Fixed mislabeled Census Menu which indicated 1940 instead of 1840.  Also, fixed a bug the caused all menu items to display the same Bradford Census.  Reformatted Eldred 1860 Census for easier navigation and clarity. Removed some invalid email links.
Dec 28, 2018
Added Morrison Run Cemetery in Hamilton Twp.  Flooded in 1965 by Kinzua Dam.
Dec 22, 2018
Added list of surnames contained in the 1946 Ottocrat yearbook.  Some names linked to relevant page in the yearbook. Yearbook now opens as a single page, with only the book page changing as you navigate. No reloading page.
Dec 17, 2018
Otto "1946 Ottocrat" yearbook.  Fixed broken links, display issues, and navigation between pages.
Dec 12, 2018
Surname Research; Brought this legacy coding up to current standards.  As an ongoing project we will be attempting to contact those who have contact email addresses on the page.  On those pages, if an email address has been verified, hovering your mouse over it will display the verification date.  If it displays just as text, or doesn't display a verification date, we haven't gotten to it yet.   Names with bounce or unresponsive email addresses will be removed as we encounter them.  Feel free to report any bounced email addresses or links to us.
Dec 03, 2018 Kane Completed repair, link checking, and reformatting of schools
Dec 03, 2018 Moved Update history to Separate Page
Dec 01, 2018 Started maintence on Schools Section. Fixed broken links, brought page up to current web standards
Nov 28, 2018 Repaired and reformatted Ludlow High School Class of 1946
Apr 15, 2018 Added a Search Tool to the Home Page
Apr 12, 2018 Added Diary of a Teacher at Barbertown School 1880-1881 (Ceres)
Apr 12, 2018 Added Attendance Records from Barbertown School (Ceres)
Apr 11, 2018 A brief sketch by the son of an early settler in Annin Creek
Apr 11, 2018 A handy table to calculate relationships
Apr 11, 2018 Barber Family Picnic(Ceres)
Apr 11, 2018 Added Names and Dates (Ceres)
Apr 11, 2018 Added 1917 Ceres Newspaper Clippings
Apr 02, 2018 Added Descendants of John Evans of Ceres
Mar 31, 2018 Added Hand Drawn Map of Annin
Mar 23, 2018 Moved Web site to PAGenWeb

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