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Archived Queries for October-November 1996

AUSTIN, BUSKEY, LINDEMAN, SASS, SIEHL, SMITH posted by Deonna Smith Vaughan on Sunday, October 6, 1996

John W. SMITH, born Prussia circa 1830, married Anna Catherine SASS in Meyersdale area in 1856. Anna Catherine Sass immigrated to the U.S. in 1854 from Seifertshausen, Hesse-Kassel, Germany. They had ten children: Urias, George, Bernard, William, Milton John (my direct ancestor, born 1864), Margretta, Julius, Adam Frank, Eliza (AUSTIN), and Mary Elizabeth (SIEHL). Milton John married Laura Anne BUSKEY (born 1879), whose mother, Christine, was a LINDEMAN. I am interested in any and all information pertaining to these families.

LANCASTER, WINTER posted by Thomas Lancaster on Sunday, October 6, 1996

Researching James LANCASTER1794-1663? Farmed in Southampton Twsp married Christina WINTER 12 Children, James,John,Eli, Noah, George,Epharim Mary, Rachel, Helen, Lydia, Susanna, Hester. Who were his parents? Would appreciate any help and will exchange info. Thanks

posted by William Forespring on Tuesday, October 8, 1996

Born in Meyersdale, PA 11/19/52. Would like to get information On any other Foresprings.

SLICK, WITT posted by Maxine Crabtree on Sunday, October 20, 1996

Looking for information on SAMUEL D. WITT of Jenners Twp. This SAMUEL WITT married ISABELLA HARE SLICK (widow of CALEB SLICK) around 1840. Actually, I am trying to find the names of Isabella & Caleb Slick's children. Caleb died intestate and his estate did not have any money to settle with the children, therefore no children's names were listed in settlement. Any help will be appreciated.

BURKE, FISHER, KAPER, KAPR posted by Barb Kaper on Monday, October 21, 1996

FISHER, NELLIE IRENE 1891-1956. Researching grandmother Nellie Fisher. She was married to OTTO BURKE 1889-1935. They lived in Swedetown (sp) (Scottdale, PA area). I believe Nellie may have been from Ligonier Valley, PA but I'm not sure. Nellie's father's name was ABRAHAM LINCOLN FISHER and I don't have any other info on her. Also researching KAPR/KAPER. Thanks for any help! please e-mail.

JERIN, KOTELES posted by Pam Jeans on Monday, October 21, 1996

JERIN and KOTELES both of Somerset County, PA. The JERIN's came to the US thru West Virginia in 1903/1904. The KOTELES' came to PA thru Ohio but I do not know when. The JERIN's were Belgium- French and the KOTELES' were Hungarian. Please help me if you can. .

NEWMAN, RABB, SMALLEY posted by Myra Newman Borchardt on Friday, October 25, 1996

Trying to locate information on JOSEPH NEWMAN ca 1760 place of birth unknown, parent unknown married RACHEL RABB in Warren County, Ohio on June 12, 1806. She was born in Union Town, Fayette County, PA on January 17, 1790. According to some information they had children in Illinois in 1808 - 1818, then came to Texas with Stephen F. Austin. Some say they also lived in Washington Co. Ark and Miller Co. Ark. Not sure about either. RACHEL was the daughter of WILLIAM and MARTHA RABB. Supposedly MARTHA died and WILLIAM married MARY SMALLEY in Illinois. Would appreciate any information.....

CUNNINGHAM, ROBERTS, TRIMPEY posted by John Cunningham on Sunday, October 27, 1996

TRIMPEY-John S. Trimpey b.April 4,1841 Somerset County. Married Nancy (?) b.April 23,1847. Children: Isabelle,Sarah,Mary,Almira,William,Ettie,John, Ephraim,Ellie. (Sarah was my grandmother-Married John CUNNINGHAM) Aunt Ellie married R.B.ROBERTS and lived in Kingwood, Somerset County. Any information on the origins of the Trimpey family, etc would be greatly

LING posted by Kerin Koontz Horton on Saturday, November 2, 1996

I am searching for information for Anthony LING or Phillip LING who are on the 1800 census for Somerset Co. Phillip LING is buried on Dry Ridge in Bedford Co. Phillip LING's son Thompson LING was a Civil War Veteran.

BOYER posted by Kellie Richmond on Wednesday, November 6, 1996

BOYER - YORK CO., PA - Adam BOYER d. @ 1761 Hellam Twp., York, PA ; Abraham BOYER b. @ 1750 Hellam Twp., York, PA; William BOYER b. @ 1774 Washington Co., MD d 16 Jan 1833 Somerset Co., PA md. Katharine. Please contact me at 11121 S 1700 W, S Jordan UT 84095

ANDERSON, PARNELL posted by John Hogg on Thursday, November 7, 1996

PARNELL family of Someset Co, Pa. Seeking information on the PARNELL family that moved into Somerset Co before 1800 from Maryland. Bedwell (or Bewell) PARNELL appears on 1800 & 1810 Census. Son Bewell PARNELL appears on 1830 to 1860 census. His daughter Lydia PARNELL m George Washington ANDERSON c 1851. These are my great great grandparents.

SHITZ posted by Peggy Ambrose on Saturday, November 9, 1996

I am looking for information on JOHN SHITZ who died ca 1805 in Somerset County. John was married to EVE and had three child- ren; Elizabeth, George And Susanna. All three children were minors when John died. If you have any information about John, Eve, or any of the three children, it would be greatly appreciated.

DUMBAULD, GARY, GEARY, HENRY, IMEL, MILLER posted by Helen Miller on Saturday, November 9, 1996

Looking for the parents of Anthony MILLER (1819-1910). He married Fanny HENRY, d/o John & Eliz (IMEL) HENRY of Turkeyfoot Twp. in Somerset Co, PA. It has been speculated that Anthony MILLER, and other MILLER'S who married into the GEARY/GARY and HENRY families are the children of Jacob & Dolly (DUMBAULD) MILLER

GREEN, HARMAN posted by David Harmon on Sunday, November 17, 1996

I am looking for information on a Penina GREEN(e). She was born in 1815 somewhere in Mifflin County and married a Peter HARMAN (son of Andrew Harman who was shown as a resident of Mifflin County in the 1820 census)

BOYER posted by David Harmon on Sunday, November 17, 1996

I am looking for information on a Peter BOYER who was born in Germany and who moved to Somerset County in the Late 1800s. He had three sons:Jacob, John, Goerge and Peter Jr. The first three eventually moved to Armstrong County. Peter ahd a wife Christina that died in 1860. After her death he moved to Armstrong County and lived with his son Georege until he died in 1973.

SWIGERT posted by David Harmon on Sunday, November 17, 1996

Leonard was born on 3/9/1806 and he died on 2/18/1888. He died and is buried in Armstrong County in a Dunkard Cemetery. He was Married to an Elizabeth SWIGERT (born 11/7/1804 died 4/19/1888).

CAMP, KEMP posted by Dianna Kemp Ewald on Monday, November 18, 1996

I am researching the KEMP (CAMP) family that migrated to Fairfield, Pickaway and Hocking Counties in Ohio before 1820. I have been provided with info that this family may have descended from Stephen KEMP, Somerset County, Pa who died in abt 1801-any information on this family would be very much appreciated. Dianna Kemp Ewald Some of Stephen's children are Effie, John, Joseph, Rachel and Nancy KEMP (CAMP)

REITZE, SHOWER, SHRICE, STUTZMAN, TRENT, WEIGLE, ZEIGLER posted by Skip Duett on Wednesday, November 20, 1996

Cem. data Somerset Co, PA Looking for some cemetery data for Somerset Township, Somerset Co, PA All/most of the following are probably buried in Somerset Township, perhaps in Listie, PA. Any clarifications on the dates (from census data) and specific cem. location would be most appreciated. Jacob ZEIGLER (ca 1815 - after 1860) Elizabeth (w. of Jacob Sr, ca 1817 - after 1860) Jacob Zeigler (ca 1845 - after 1870) Sarah (w. of Jacob Zeigler Jr, ca 1843 - after1870) Nathan TRENT (ca 1803 - 1861?) Sarah WEIGLE (w. of Nathan, ca 1805 - after 1850) George REITZE (ca 1810 - after 1880) Susannah SHRICE (w. of George, ca 1805 - 1870/1880) Benjamin STUTZMAN (b ca 1813 - d. after 1860) Polly (w.of Benj. b. ca 1814 - d. 1862?) Elias Stutzman (son of Benj. b. ca 1837 - d. after 1870) Susannah (SHOWER?) (w. of Elias b. ca 1834 - d. after 1862) Thanks for any assistance.


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