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Archived Queries for February-March 1998

FOX posted by judith+fox+smyth on Wednesday, March 11, 1998

Seeking surname FOX in Somerset town. Also need info regarding a place or farm called Coffee Springs in vicinity of town of Somerset.

LIVENGOODS posted by Livengood on Wednesday, March 11, 1998

Looking for connection of Somerset Co, LIVENGOODS, to my Livengoods of Greene Co., Pa.

FRANCEK, PETROSKY, VENGEN posted by Ray Grant on Wednesday, March 11, 1998

I am looking for information on the PETROSKY, VENGEN, and FRANCEK families. They came from Poland in the Mid-1880s to early 1900's. They lived in the Reel's area,

BITTINGER, BITTNER, GIBLER posted by Carolyn Jensen on Wednesday, March 11, 1998

Looking for information on the family of Phillip and Catherine (GIBLER) BITTNER/BITTINGER. Were in Somerset Co., PA in 1850. Children: Carnelius, Simon, Conrad, Isreal, Noah, Ann (Susannah), Emeline, Nelson. Some of children moved to Stephenson Co., IL. Have info on Susannah and Conrad that am willing to share.

BENRATH, PENROD posted by Judy Penrod Purcell on Wednesday, March 11, 1998

I am interested in contacting other researchers interested in the PENROD, BENRATH family.

SPENCER posted by Rose M. Spencer on Wednesday, March 11, 1998

Searching for information on James SPENCER b abt 1730 in England. Married Mary Abrams b in Pa and bought land in Somerset Co Pa, Turkeyfoot Twp, and had six or more children before he moved to Perry Co. Ohio in about 1789. When did he come to Pa. He was in Rev. war. Need more about children.

BOWERS, MYERS posted by Jack L Bowers on Wednesday, March 11, 1998

I am searching for any/all info re my gg/gmother Catharine MYERS b 12 Oct 1820 in Somerset County..... She married my gg/gfather Jacob BOWERS and gave birth to 8 (for sure) children while living in the Pennsville Fayette County area.... I am at my wit's end trying to figure out her parents names, where they were from, and when they got to the Somerset county area..... Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance .

BACKER, BAKER, SHULTZ posted by Sheri Nye on Wednesday, March 11, 1998

Seeking parents of Catherine BAKER b. abt. 1750, she married Johan Nicholas SHULTZ Jr. (the son of Johan Nicholas & Elizabeth (Baker) Shultz).Catherine and J.Nicholas Shultz had a daughter Catherine Shultz(s) b. 1780 Brothersvalley twp. Somerset Co. Pa. who married Johan David Zimmerman.

CRAMER, MCFADDEN, WHIPKEY, WHITE posted by Beverly Todd on Wednesday, March 11, 1998

My ancestor Edwin/Edward White was written of in the Somerset Co. History book. He was killed in the Civil War, but first married Anna WHIPKEY and had 6 children. I assume she raised their family in the area. I have quite a bit of info but, would like to exchange with someone..

BARKEY, BERKEY posted by Ralph E. Tewksbury on Wednesday, March 11, 1998

Peter BARKEY b:1822/23 in Somerset Co. married Joanna Garver, of Ohio, in Elkhart Co. Indiana, in 1844. Seeking the identity of Peter's parents. This is not the Peter Berkey b:1823 who was a canal boat captain..

BAUGHMAN, BEAL posted by Genny Baughman Payne on Wednesday, March 11, 1998

Searching for the family of my gg grandfather DENNIS BAUGHMAN b. 1838, married to LIDABELL BEAL of Southampton Township, Somerset, PA. Lidabell (Liddy, Lydia) was married to Dennis in 1860 and lived with Levi and Catherine Beal Kennel. Catherine and Lidabell's parents were George and Mary M. Beal of Southampton Township. Dennis and Lidabell finally moved to Ohiopyle, Fayette Co., PA. According to my information, Dennis may be a nickname. I am also looking at the names Samuel (perhaps Dennis's father) or the name Jessie BAUGHMAN from Somerset Co., also. If you are a Baughman and have not spoken to me, please e-mail me. I am trying to find my connections. Thanks for your time, Genny.

KEEN, LITTLE, PEARSON, PLUMMER, YOUNG posted by Cheryl Zufall Parker on Wednesday, March 11, 1998

Looking for descendants of Jesse Pearson, b 1736, PA, died 1813, presume Somerset Co., m. Mehitable "Hity" PLUMMER. 9 children. known to me; Nathaniel, Ebenezer m. Nancy KEEN, prob. Allegheny Co., John J. m. Margaret YOUNG, prob. Allegheny Co., Samuel Walker m. Elizabeth LITTLE. Who are the other children? Where are Jesse & Hity buried? Is there a family Bible? I descend from John J. & Margaret YOUNG. --

LIVINGSTONE posted by Jere S. Keefer on Wednesday, March 11, 1998

Seek data on David Livingstone, died 1843 in somerset Co., PA and his brother, Christian Livingstone, died abt 1800 also believed in Somerset Co., PA. David married Anna Mishler and Christian married Anna Miller and Anne Spangler.. --

BOSSART, BREWER, GANDT, PERSHING, WEY, WINKLEPLECK posted by Ada Hoffman on Wednesday, March 11, 1998

I am looking for all the decendents of Frederick PERSHING b. 1724 in Germany d. 1794 in PA. m. APR 29, 1750 to Maria Elizabeth WEY(I)GANDT b. 1729 d. 1824 Frederick and Maria had at four children Christian Sr. Oct 21, 1778 and Peter Fredierick b. 1759 d. Jul 19, 1822 in PA. Peter m. Elizabeth ULREY b. unknown d. unknown. Sarah Ann WINKLEPLECK b. Aug 13, 1849 d. 1882, married Dec 9, 1968 Elijah Sherman PERSHING b. Feb 2, 1847 d. 9 Aug 1914. Elijah is Christian Sr Son. Christian married Nancy BREWER b. Feb 15, 1795 d. Oct 4, 1877 Christian Sr 2nd son was Christian Jr. b. 1786 d. 1866 married Mary BOSSART b. 1793 d. May 29, 1829 and they had 6 children when they moved to MI. If you have any information on these names please contact me at adajhoff@aol.com. --

SPENCER posted by Rose M. Spencer on Wednesday, March 11, 1998

Seeking information on James and Mary Abrams SPENCER, who were in Turkeyfoot T., Somerset Co. Pa in 1772 through 1805, with children Rhoda b 1763, Thomas b 1765, Wm b 1772, Dinah b 1774, Elizabeth b 1776, Dorcas b 1778, Benjamin b 1781, Drusilla b 1783, james b 1785 and Sarah b 1787. Moved to Perry Co. Ohio in 1805. Served in Rev. War. Other SPENCERS in Somerset Co. Anna B. SPENCER SCULL 1811, Anderson SPENCER 1839, and Emma SPENCER DIVELY 1887. It is not know if these were related to James Spencer.. --

FRIEDLINE, STAHL posted by Nancy Hallberg on Wednesday, March 11, 1998

I am looking for the parents of Mary E. "Molly" STAHL, born in May 1852. She married Francis FRIEDLINE about 1870.. --

WEIMER posted by Paul Weimer on Wednesday, March 11, 1998

Searching for information on ancestors of Reuben Weimer,born 1852, died 1936 in Paris Twp., Ohio. Great grandson of Frederick Weimer Jr (1770-1814) of Somerset Co. Grandson of Jacob Weimer.

JOHNSTON, LIND, LINT posted by Gola Wood on Wednesday, March 11, 1998

Looking for relatives of Hezekiah Johnston, Derry Twp., Westmorland Co. Looking for information on Amos, James, and William Johnston of SOMERSET Co. 1790's. Looking for information Henry Jacob Lind/Lint born 1758. Married Mary Ann Magdalena abt. 1779 also son James Lind/Lint born 1788 Somerset County.

SAVAGE, SEMBOWER posted by Susan Dickson on Wednesday, March 11, 1998

I am searching for information on Rachel Anne SEMBOWER b 27May 1842 to 11July 1920. Born near Addison, PA. Parents Adam and Mary Sembower. Married to John Henry SAVAGE about 1870. John Henry SAVAGE b 19 May 1850 in PA., died 28 Sept 1913.

DUNLAP, PATTERSON, WHIPKEY, WHITE posted by Sue K on Wednesday, March 11, 1998

Hi all. I am searaching for a JAMES DUNLAP, who married a Robecca Blackburn. He ought to have been born in the mid-1700's as his well documented son was born in 1787 in VA. The family moved to OH in 1801. Anyone know of this man? I have much information before him. write!.

HARADER posted by Marsha Vedder on Wednesday, March 11, 1998

In 1851 Sarah A. HARADER was born Sommerset Co. Does anyone have any connections to any HARADER. Thanks.

EASH, JOHNS, WEAVER, YODER posted by Pamela S. Hall on Wednesday, March 11, 1998

I am looking for any information on the family of David Weaver b. 1832 d. 1915 m. 1861 Elizabeth Yoder, b. 5-30-1842 d. 7-11-1886, in Somerset Co, PA. His parents were David Miller and Susanna Mishler, her parents were Jacob S. Yoder (he was Amish) b. 11-27-1815 m. 1838 Nancy Eash, b. 1-15-1817, in Somerset Co, PA. Her parents were Christian Eash (Amish) 1794-1841 and Sara Johns 1794-1863. Any information before those would also be greatly appreciated.. --

BITTNER posted by Jane P. Justice on Wednesday, March 11, 1998

Searching for parents of NATHANIEL BITTNER (1842-1927) Somerset Co., Pa. married Lydia Lepley ca. 1866. Thanks, Jane.

LIBENGOOD posted by Jana Sanderlin on Wednesday, March 11, 1998

I am trying to locate any relatives of Peter Libengood, who moved to Indiana County in approximately 1758. Any help would be appreciated.. --

REAM posted by Kathy Ream on Wednesday, March 11, 1998

Searching for information on Floyd William Ream, born in PA approximately 1927. I believe he had a brother who died and two sisters that may still be living (Madelyn & Dorothy) in the Pittsburgh area.. --

AUMAN, BAKER, ZIMMERMAN posted by Edward E. Dunlevy on Wednesday, March 11, 1998

Searching for parents of William M. BAKER, b. abt.1802 Somerset Co., Pa. moved to Fayette Co., Pa., married to Sarah ? Baker. William might have had a brother named Jacob BAKER, b. abt 1803 Somerset Co., Pa. Also searching for George E. AUMAN, H/O Mary P. ZIMMERMAN Auman, circa. 1875 Somerset County, Pa.- Their daughter, Edith Semima AUMAN married my Great Grandfather James F. BAKER of Fayette County, Pa.. --

JOHNSTON posted by Jim Johnston on Wednesday, March 11, 1998

Searching for into on Rev. Elias S. Johnson/Johnston (b. 1834, d. 1926. Was believed to be pastor of St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Congregation of Salisbury in late 1890's. Married to Ann ODELL b. 1833 in Elk Lick, PA, d. 1921 in Salisbury. Children may have been Edwin S., John Odell, Russell P., Robert H., and Carrie. Would greatly appreciate any info on anyone mentioned. Thank you!!. --

STIER posted by Randy L. Franklin on Wednesday, March 11, 1998

Need information on family of Ralph STIER, b. abt 1754 and d. 18 Sept., 1808 at Wheeling (now WVA). He was married to Margaret (surname unknown). Children (birthdates approximate): Samuel E. 1779; John 1776; Joseph 1786; Ralph Jr. 1787; Sarah 1788; Isaac 1791; Susanna 1796. The children of Ralph & Margaret STIER all moved to OH at an early date. Ralph STIER did reside in Milford Twp. and is on Tax/Census lists from 1788. My ancestor to this family is Samuel E. STIER who lived in Guernsey Co., OH prior to 1808. Ralph died at Wheeling while on his way to his new land in Ohio.

CLARK, WINGROVE posted by Beverly Niel on Wednesday, March 11, 1998

I am researching the James or John WINGROVE family first known in Somerset county also the John CLARK family around 1825 to 1835 then moved to Bullskin Township John CLARK (b1804 d1872) married Rosannah GEARY Any help will be appreciated. Will Gladly exchange information BNiel6404@aol.com.

WILCOX, WILCOXON, WILLCOCKSON posted by Reg Wilcox on Wednesday, March 11, 1998

John Willcockson married Daniel Boone's sister, Sarah, in Berks Co. PA in 1742. John and Sarah migrated with the Squire Boone family from that point forward. I have read that some Boone family members lived for awhile in Somerset Co. I will appreciate any info on Willcockson etc. from that area..

ENOS, FAIDLEY, PHILLIPPI, REAM posted by Hank Muma on Wednesday, March 11, 1998

Samuel L. Phillippi lived in Upper Turkeyfoot Twp. Born 9/13/1816, d.3/29/1902, married Mary Younkin. Looking for his parents etc. William Rush, b.1727,d.10/2/1800 married Elizabeth Ream,b.1725,d.11/3/1813. Looking for her parents, etc. John Enos ,b.1820 in Somerset Co., lived in Milford Twp.married Sarrah (?) b. 1822. Looking for his parents and her identity. Frederick Dull,b1818,d.1896, married,9/6/1840 Margaret Faidley, b.1822,d.1899. Looking for her parents, etc..

DUNLAP, KRIESINGER, LIEDIG posted by Virginia Parmenter on Wednesday, March 11, 1998

Joseph lEIDIG came from Berks Co PA to Somerset "soon after Revolutionary War days." His son, Joseph Jr married Hannah KRIESINGER and he died about 1819 leaving a large family. Daughter Hannah lEIDIG/lYDIC married Thomas DUNLAP of Bedford Co PA amd they migrated first to OH and to IA about 1854. Wish to contact any descendants of Joseph and Hannah Leidig..

MARSTELLER, MOSTOLLER posted by Dave Petersen on Wednesday, March 11, 1998

Searching and researching for Ancestors and decendents of Uriah MOSTOLLER married to Barbara LOWRY, MOSTOLLER, BORN 1850, and family, Minerva Alice MOSTOLLER, born 1869[my g grandmother] married to Wm. Frank SHAW in Somerset County January 1st 1896. also information related to Newton MOSTOLLER,Percy MOSTOLLER, Elizabeth MOSTOLLER, RACEY, Lula MOSTOLLER. I have pictures and other items to share as well.

ALSPACH, CARPENTER, MOYER posted by Charlotte Moyer on Wednesday, March 11, 1998

I am researching the Moyer family that came from Pennsylvania/Ohio in 1800's and also the surnames Carpenter and Alspach. Family names include: Albert, Joseph, John Lovina, Catherine, Daniel. Many of the Moyers moved to Iowa in the early 1900's. I have 1500 descendent of Philip Moyer who was born in Pennsylvania in 1808.

HOLMES, MCCLEAN, WELLS posted by John Morrison on Wednesday, March 11, 1998

Alexander McClean b 20 Nov 1746 York Co., PA married Sarah Holmes 26 Oct 1775 Stoystown, Somerset Co., PA She was daughter of William Joseph Holmes and Honor Wells.

ALSPACH, CARPENTER, MOYER posted by Beverly Niel on Wednesday, March 11, 1998

I am researching the CARPENTER name in Fayette Co. and elsewhere. Where are your Carpenter's from Willing to share names if related to you line. Beverly NIEL Phoenix, Arizona

KELLEY, KELLY posted by James O. Kelley on Wednesday, March 11, 1998

I am trying to get information on family that once lived in or around New Baltimore. A. Abraham (born 1819, died 1869) and Maria (born 1816, Died ?) Kelly from Somerset or New Baltimore, PA.. The following is a list of there children and all were born in or around Somerset or New Baltimore, PA. 1. Oliver F. Kelly born in 1842 (died in Andersonville prison on 8/6/1864 as POW) Was drafted into Company "B", Regiment 148 of the Pennsylvania Volunteers on 8/31/1863 as was captured 6/15/1864. 2. Jacob Kelly born in 1853 - changed the name to Kelley (my great, grandfather) and moved to Dixon, Ill. 3. Mildred Jana Kelly born in 1860, other info. is unknown 4. Ann Maria Kelly born in 1856, other info. is unknown 5. Abraham Isaac Kelly born in 1855, other info. is unknown 6. Louise Kelly born in 1851, other info. is unknown 7. James Kelly born in 1844, other info. is unknown 8. Mary Kelly born in 1845, other info. is unknown 9. Margaret Kelly born in1848, other info. is unknown. Military records of Oliver Kelly show that pension was applied for in 1879 by his morth, Maria Kelly and affidavits were sign by: George Walker - Mt. Healthy, PA Francis Werner - New Baltimore, PA John Lopper - New Baltimore, PA John Farmer ??- Dividing Ridge, PA Alexander Ware - New Baltimore, PA Joseph Sawer ?? - Dividing Ridge, PA(My have married Mary Kelly) Jacob Killegan ?? - New Buena Vista, PA.

CLARK, GARY, GEARY, OAKS, WEIBLE, ZIMMERMAN posted by Dorothy Gerhardt Jones on Wednesday, March 11, 1998

Seeking ancestors and family of Michael OAKS, b. ca. 1764, m. Elizabeth ZIMMERMAN. Also, looking for family of John WEIBLE, b. 1806 in Somerset County, m. Eliza OAKS. Looking for John G. CLARK, b. ca. 1800, m. Rosanna GEARY, daughter of Peter GARY.

BRANAMAN, MAUST, PECK, WEIMER posted by Heather Sible on Wednesday, March 11, 1998

One of my gr grandfathers was Charles Garfield PECK. (1881-1952). His parents were William J. PECK (1838-1922) and Mary Ann WEIMER (1839-1899). William's parents were John PECK (1813-1890) and Elizabeth MAUST (1818-1896). Mary Ann's parents were Henry WEIMER and Elizabeth BRANAMAN. Any information on these peoplpe would be greatly appreciated.

HARTMAN, SIBLE posted by Heather Sible on Wednesday, March 11, 1998

My grandfather is Clifford J. Sible (b. 1914 in Somerset Co.). His parents were John Edward SIBLE (1883-1952) and Barbara HARTMAN (1885-1963). John Edward's parents were John C. SIBLE (1854-1910) and Martha ?. Any info on these people would be greatly appreciated.

FLICK, STARR posted by Susan Runyan on Wednesday, March 11, 1998

I'm looking for any information on Michael and Adam FLICK who appear on the 1773 tax list for Brothersvalley Twp., Somerset Co. I'm trying to connect them to my Michael Flick b 1794 in Pa and died in Monroe Co., OH. He married Rebecca STARR b 1794 in PA and also died in Monroe Co. Any Starr or Flick info would be appreciated.

ALLISON, CUSTER, HELMAN, SEESE, SHAFFER, SHOOK posted by Paul Shaffer on Wednesday, March 11, 1998

Looking for John D. Shaffer family in Paint Twp., Somerset Co. and/or Bedford Co.

HOOVER, STOVER posted by Richard R. Weber on Wednesday, March 11, 1998

Looking for parents of Nancy Hoover and Jonathan Stover. They married c.1835 in or near Somerset/Bedford counties. Nancy reportedly born 1812 in Bedford Co. They were Brethren (Dunkers, Church of the Brethren).

BARRON, DANIELS, GONDER, GUNDER, HEIPLE, SHULTZ, SWANK, ZIMMERMAN posted by Anita Smith on Wednesday, March 11, 1998

Looking for information on decendants of Peter GONDER, b. 1796. Children: Sarah SHULTZ, Frederick, Elizabeth SWANK, Eve DANIELS, Rebecca ZIMMERMAN, Conrad, John, Catherine BARRON, Noah and Louisa HEIPLE. One or more of sons may have used surname Gunder. Most of family lived in Somerset Co., but some were in Westmoreland and Cambria Counties.

BEAL, CHRISTNER, OHLER posted by Doug Beal on Wednesday, March 11, 1998

Seeking information on Emma CHRISTNER (1873-1932) wife of George William BEAL (1874-1942). Birth certificate of Emma shows parents are Jacob CHRISTNER and Julia OHLER. Any help on this family line would be appreciated. Thanks !.

ACKERMAN, BEAL, CHRISNER, HAHN, HUGMAYERS, HUTZEL, KOONTZ posted by Doug Beal on Wednesday, March 11, 1998

trying to locate parents names and information regarding Simon BEAL of Greenville Twp. Simon married Lavina Maude (HUTZEL) who was born 1856. Simon was likely born abt 1850-1856. Children of Simon and Lavina were 1.George William (1874-1942) m Emma CHRISNER 2. Lavina Elizabeth Maude (1894-1989) m Charles KOONTZ 3. Perry 4. Daniel 5. Benjamin 6. Susan m Louis HUGMAYERS 7. Emma m Harry ACKERMAN 8 Julia m Adam HAHN 9. Simon > I suspect that this line will connect to Peter Biel who was born in 1747 in PA. Any help on my BEAL line would be greatly appreciated. Willing to share !.

PHILLIPI, PHILLIPPI posted by Dean Phillippi on Wednesday, March 11, 1998

I am searching for the descendents of the (PHILLIPPI) name. I currently have Joseph Phillippi born april 1, 1838 or 1843 and died in 1881 or 1884. His parents are David and Mary Phillippi of which I have no information on. What I am trying to find is any information on David and Mary Phillippi and supposedly his father's name was Christian Phillippi and supposedly his father's name was Georg Frantz Phillippi. They are from the Somerset County. Any information in regards to this would be greatly appreciated..

WALKER posted by Walker, Charles John on Wednesday, March 11, 1998

The Spouse of Jacob Walker, Berlin, PA. Pioneer(1749- 1783) Elizabeth's maiden name has long been considered to be Kuhlman but I have been unable to discover any documented proof of this. The deed to "Work Easy" in Lietersberg Maryland lists the property to Jacob Walker & spouse Elizabetha. I have observed dozens of family histories in various forms regarding her maiden name but no record ever of document quality. Any information that would put this to rest would be of great value to many Descendants of the Walker clan in Somerset Co. Charles J Walker 310 5th Ave SE Cedar Rapids, IA 52401. Author of Jacob Walker, Berlin Pa. Pioneer.

SAYLOR posted by Walker, Charles John on Wednesday, March 11, 1998

Please help me locate the Saylor Collection. This is a collection of Church Records in Somerset Co. BrothersValley. that have been translated from German, The records include Baptismal, Birth and various data..

LIVINGSTON posted by Linda on Wednesday, March 11, 1998

Searching for information on Henry Livingston (1818-1891) married Kathryn Fry (1821-1912) Children: Noah, Emanuel, Henry, Barbara, Caroline, Rosanna, Katherine, Hattie, Moses, Nancy, Sarah, and Mary Would appreciate any information about this family.

HILEMAN posted by Susan McMahan on Wednesday, March 11, 1998

When Jeremiah HILEMAN (b 1832 PA) of Mahoning Co OH enlisted for the Civil War he stated in one place that he was born in Petersburg PA and in another place that he was born in Somerset Co PA. The 1880 census states both of his parents were born in PA. Was there a Petersburg in Somerset Co in 1832? Susan (susan.k.mcmahan@mcdermott.com)

RUSH posted by Dick Rush on Wednesday, March 11, 1998

Does anyone know where the complete file of records of the "Jersey Baptist Church" of Confluence, PA is filed? also how may I obtain a copy of these records? At one time many of the records were in the Somerset County Historical Society Library, but I don't know if they had a complete file. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

MCDANIEL posted by Eugene L. McDaniels on Wednesday, March 11, 1998

Hi, Iím searching for the parents of four McDaniel brothers that moved from Pennsylvania to Grafton West Virginia area about 1790. They were William,David, Aaron, James and we think Samuel McDaniel. William was indentured in Philadelphia May 19, 1772 to William Haselton. He was a minor at the time and Sarah Costgrave, his mother, gave her permission to his indenture. We believe David was born in 1770 and Aaron ca. 1775. Samuel was born in 1762 and moved to Brown County, Ohio about 1780. I have a lot of information on the family after they got to West Virginia, but not a clue as to who their father was in PA. Any information or advise would be greatly appreciated. Gene McDaniels http://www.ptconnect.infi.net/~gene38a

ALLISON, CUSTER, SHAFFER posted by Paul Shaffer on Wednesday, March 11, 1998

Looking for ancestors of John D. Shaffer b 1801d 1889 m to Catherine Custer & Susanne Allison. Lived in Paint Twp. Somerset Co. (near Johnstown) Have about 700 decendents. Will share.

FOX, SCHRACK posted by Abigail Johnson on Wednesday, March 11, 1998

Looking for info on Samuel SCHRACK who married Mary FOX 26 May 1829. They had a son Samuel Schrack who lived in Clinton County are listed on the 1880 census Any info would be helpful. Thank you.

BATES, BEITZ, BETTS, BETZ, KEEFER, KIEFFER, STEINBRENNER posted by Caral MECHLING BENNETT on Wednesday, March 11, 1998

Seeking info and exchange on Christian BETZ/ BEITZ d. ca 1823-5, in Jenner twp, Somerset Co PA; wife Christiana. Was she a KIEFFER, d/o Nicholas and Veronica (STEINBRENNER) KIEFFER? Have many questions about this family. Christian's descendants used surname spellings of: BETZ, BETTS, and BATES.

CROSBY posted by Lisa Kidwell on Wednesday, March 11, 1998

Looking for Eli H. CROSBY's parents. Eli was born Sept.1858 in PA, married Margaret E. in Somerset-1879, died in 1937..

CONNER posted by Ginny Walton on Wednesday, March 11, 1998

Searching for info on Patrick CONNER and family living in Lower Turkeyfoot Twp. He died before Jun 1814. Also interested in a James CONNER living near by. Thanks.

BOWSER, HANSEL, HENSEL posted by Brett Lindeman on Wednesday, March 11, 1998

Looking for parents and siblings of Susanna HANSEL/HENSEL (1800-1875), wife of John BOWSER (1799-1861). Was Jonathan HANSEL/HENSEL (b. 1819) of Greenville/Larimer Twp. related to Susanna?.

BUCKMAN, MUSSER, RHOADS, WERNER posted by David Rhoads on Wednesday, March 11, 1998

Abraham RHOADS died 29 May 1866 & is buried at Wills Church, Somerset twp, PA. Does anybody have a newspaper with his obituary? Neither the Somerset HC nor the State Library have a copy of Somerset Co newspapers for 1866 although they have earlier newspapers on microfilm..

HOOVER posted by Patt Brenden on Wednesday, March 11, 1998

Looking for info on Daniel Hoover b. 12-11-1837 bapt. 2-10-1838 Berlin Reformed Church/ son of David or Daniel and Rosanna or Rosina Hoover. M. Catherine Queer 1-26-1863..

CHRISTMAN posted by John Lewis on Wednesday, March 11, 1998

Searching for Sarah Christman b:May 12, 1853 or any family related to her. She moved to Indiana - probably Cass County where she married Henry Edward Brubaker. Her obit. claims she was a Dunkard form Somerset PA. She is my gggrandmother - Thank you.

SEESE posted by Robert Kaiser on Wednesday, March 11, 1998

Looking for information about George Seese, d. Apr. 1825 who was the son of Jacob Seese, and father of Christian Seese

BRUNER, MCQUADE posted by Michael E Ray on Wednesday, March 11, 1998

Researching BRUNER and MCQUADE,early Somerset Co.

BLOUGH posted by Stephen Bucci on Wednesday, March 11, 1998

BLOUGH and HOLLSOPPLE, I have recently begun my search. Mahlon Alonza Blough, David Blough, Lara Hollsopple.

BERG, BERKEY, BROTHERS, WADSWORTH posted by Tom Wadsworth on Wednesday, March 11, 1998

Searching for information on the following Civil War soldiers: Oliver Berkey, Joseph Wadsworth, David Robinson Berg, and Austin, Henry or Lewis BROTHERS. Some may have served with Somerset County regiments, or perhaps Fayette county units. All information appreciated..

REITZ posted by V Erickson on Wednesday, March 11, 1998

Requesting any information about Hulda R Reitz who married Oscar Weston about 1909 and dide about 1919..

LOUTHER, SHAFF, SNYDER, STRUCKOFF, WILTROUT posted by Robert M. Roland on Wednesday, March 11, 1998

Seeking information on Lena SNYDER, who married Henry STRUCKOFF ca 1860, and her daughter Annie STRUCKOFF-WILTROUT-LOUTHER. Annie's daughter Betty WILTROUT was a school teacher in Jenner's Town in the 1920's. Later Annie and Betty went to California. Lena died ca 1888 and is buried in Kingwood Lutheran Cem. next to her parents Henry D. and Mary (SHAFF) Snyder..

LIVINGSTON, ROSESELLE, ROSSEL posted by Donna Metz-Dunn on Wednesday, March 11, 1998

Searching for info on Jacob Livingston(e), middle initial thought to be E., possibly born to Jacob Livingston in Somerset Co., Pa. He married a Mary Jane ROSESELLE (?ROSSEL), and he died in 1919. Any related info would be appreciated..

JERZ, WILSON posted by Robert R. Wilson on Wednesday, March 11, 1998

Trying to start a geneaological search of the Jerz Family. Grandfather was Anthony Jerz, wife Mary, both immigrated from Poland in the mid to late 18OO. My mother was Victoria (Jerz) Wilson, married to Leroy WILSON. He and Melvin Wilson owned Wilson' Dairy Store in Central City.

HUDSON, HUTSON, LOINAX, TWIGG posted by Sharon Banzhoff on Wednesday, March 11, 1998

Mary Ann (Mollie) HUTSON b. 1855 m. Hiram/Harmon TWIGG. Sarah A. (Sadie) HUDSON b. 1851 m. his brother Albert TWIGG. Marriages were in Alleg. Co., MD. I believe these two women were sisters (irregardless of surname spelling). Both are PA born. Cannot get a death cert. for Mary Ann who died in WV. Sarah's death cert. lists Robert HUDSON as her father, mother's name not listed. Another document lists mother's maiden name as LOINAX. Any information on these families would be greatly appreciated.

GONDER, GUNDER posted by Anita Smith on Wednesday, March 11, 1998

Looking for information on decendants of Peter GONDER, b. 1796. Children: Sarah Shultz, Frederick, Elizabeth Swank, Eve Daniels, Rebecca Zimmerman, Conrad, John, Catherine Barron, Noah and Louisa Heiple. One or more of sons may have used surname Gunder. Most of family lived in Somerset Co., but some were in Westmoreland and Cambria Counties.

ROCHE posted by Marion Smith on Wednesday, March 11, 1998

I am seeking heritage answers and living relatives of Marie Roche, born in 1921 in Johnstown, PA. I believe the family was Hungarian and lived in Center City in Somerset County. If you know anyone who may be a possible connection, however remote, please contact me. TaraQuest@AOL.com.

BEAL posted by Cecily Lang on Wednesday, March 11, 1998

Perhaps someone out there can solve a mystery in regard to the wife of Nicholas Beal. He was born in PA in 1793, and ame to Somerset County prior to 1808. My question is the surname ofhis wife, Mary b. 1784- 1866 in White Oak, PA. One source says that her maiden name was Piersol; another states it is Hardin. Could anyone clarify for me?.


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