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Posted Queries for August 1999



SURNAMES
Surnames: CRABTREE, TWIGG
Researcher: Lora Crabtree Brown

Email: dink@cannet.com
Date posted: Sunday, August 1, 1999

My great grandfather was James CRABTREE. He was born in Dec 1864 In Maryland. He later moved to Pa and married Mary Agnes YOUNKIN. His parents were also born in Maryland. I found this information in the 1900 census for Westmoreland PA .

I am trying to find out my gr-gr grandparents names and etc. There was a Thomas CRABTREE in the 1880 census of Maryland Allegany District 2 with a son James age 15. My grandfather talk about a grandma Twigg (of course my living relatives aren't sure of names & etc). I was wondering if Thomas and HAnnah TWIGG CRABTREE might be his parents. If you have family history that fits this information please e-mail. Thank-you in advance.

Surnames: RINKER
Researcher: Mike Sanders

Email: rodsanders@aol.com
Date posted: Monday, August 2, 1999

Does anyone have a maiden name for Clark Decatur RINKER's first wife, Fannie L. ___ ? They resided in Loudoun Co., Va. prior to living in Cumberland, Allegany Co., Md. They moved there between 1900 & 1910. Thanks.

Surnames: IEAMS
Researcher: Bill Imes

Email: imesb@erols.com
Date posted: Monday, August 2, 1999

Does anyone know where these properties were located as appearing on the 1783 Maryland Tax Assessment? William IEAMS. Hole in the Rock and Resurvey on Mountain of Wales, pt, 250 acres. WA Salisbury and Conocheague p. 45. MSA S1161-11-3. 1/4/5/54

Surnames: TEWEL, TEWELL
Researcher: Kevin Tewell

Email: ktewell@hotmail.com

Personal Web Page: http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~tewell/
Date posted: Tuesday, August 3, 1999

I am looking for any information that anyone has on the TEWELL Family for Bedford County Pa. or any TEWELLS that lived in Allegany Co., Maryland.

Surnames: ATKINSON, KIRBY, PORTER, RIGGER, SLIDER
Researcher: Lance Peterson

Email: lpeters7@bellsouth.net
Date posted: Wednesday, August 4, 1999

I'm looking for information on RIGGERS, in particular Mary Theresa RIGGER of Mt. Pleasant VA, wife of James Lorenz ATKINSON of Frostburg MD. The ATKINSONS resided in Frostburg and reared their children there. The general time Mary Theresa was born was around the mid-1800's.

Surnames: HOFFMAN, HUFFMAN, ROBY
Researcher: Wendy Thornburg Ranta

Email: Genenutz@aol.com
Date posted: Monday, August 9, 1999

I have a Hezekiah ROBY b. c. 1805 Maryland, he married Suzanna HUFFMAN/HOFFMAN Sept. 16, 1826 and had the following children. Hamilton, Thomas J., Eliza, Louisa, Mary, Mariah, David, Elizabeth, Susan S., John M., Winfield Scott. Their Daughter Elizabeth ROBY is my ancestor. She was born Feb. 7, 1841 in Allegany County Maryland. Died Oct. 25, 1912 Winterset Iowa. She left Maryland in 1855. She married William THORNBURG and had 13 Children. I would love any info on Hezekiah and Suzanne that may be out there, also anything on Elizabeth prior to her coming to Iowa. Thank You.

Surnames: BEALL, DRAKE
Researcher: Jocelyn Wilms

Email: treeseek@zoominternet.net
Date posted: Monday, August 9, 1999

Edward DRAKE and Verlinda BEALL were md in Allegany Co. in 1826. They lived there all their lives. In the 1850 census they are in the 6th Election District. Where are they buried? I've been looking for over 30 years for their graves. Thank you.

Surnames: MIDDLETON
Researcher: Richard Fellie

Email: RSFellie@msn.com
Date posted: Thursday, August 12, 1999

Looking for information on a Benjamin MIDDLETON who lived in Allegany CO. MD in 1800.

Surnames: JONES
Researcher: Tina McKie

Email: TMM0427@aol.com
Date posted: Monday, August 16, 1999

Looking for the parents of James A. JONES born October 26, 1854. He married Amanda E. CRUPPER (of Fauquier County, Virginia) on October 26, 1876 in Allegheny County, Maryland. James died April 13, 1935 and is buried at Trinity Lutheran Cemetery in Cumberland. I have from his children down. Thank you.

Surnames: CRUISE, DORSEY
Researcher: Peter Dorsey

Email: dorsey@msmary.edu
Date posted: Wednesday, August 18, 1999

Hi. I'm searching for DORSEYs of Irish descent at least one of whom I think came to Cumberland as a RR engineer for the B & O. His name was Thomas (b. 1861 in Parkersburg, WV). He married a Catherine CRUISE, the daughter of Thomas CRUISE of Tunnelton WV and the sister of William of Grafton WV. Not sure if Thomas and Catherine had any children but would love to talk to any descendents. I'm also interested in locating any of the other numerous DORSEYs formerly of Parkersburg, at least some of whom worked for the RR. I'm from a branch of the DORSEY family who originally settled in Cecil Co. Md. Some later went to Phila.

Surnames: IRONS
Researcher: Sandy Smith

Date posted: Wednesday, August 18, 1999

I would like to exchange information with an IRONS reseacher. My gggrandfather was Patrick IRONS. His father was Thomas born abt 1765. He changed the name of Mt Clear, Mt Clair to Irons Mt. I can not find any record of his purchase of the Mt. The first I can find him in Allegany Co is the 1800 census. He sold the Mt to his son Thomas Jr who was in Harrison Co, Ohio at that time. Thomas Jr later sold the Mt to his younger brother Patrick. Patrick's mother was a daughter of Lewis DAVIDSON Sr, from the information I have found. I can't find any marriage records. I would like the 1783 tax list. Maybe that may help. Thank You.

Surnames: DAVIS, NEILSON, NELSON
Researcher: Kirk Neilson

Email: kneilson@intrepid.net
Date posted: Wednesday, August 18, 1999

I am researching the families of my great grandparents David (1843-1913) and Margaret (SHAW) NELSON/NEILSON 1848-1918. They came from Scotland around 1870-72(?). They brought one son with them and had nine more in Allegany Co.my grandparents were James Gordon (1879-1953)and Elsie Jane (DAVIS) (1887-1974) NEILSON. Any info will help.

Surnames: GROWALL, OGG, WEIMER, ZEBAUGH, ZIEBACH
Researcher: Laurie Harvell

Date posted: Sunday, August 22, 1999

I am looking for information on The ZIEBACH/ZEBAUGH history. Family connections would be Perry WIEMER married Catherine ZIEBACH sister of Peter ZIEBACH.

Peter ZIEBACH is my GG-Grandfather. I also need information on Elizabeth GROWALL's family. She married John ZIEBACH, Peter's father. Peter married a lady named Mary OGG. Please contact me if you have any information.

I am also looking for a women named Cindy Musgrove who left a message on April 11, 1997. She is no long available at the address she left. She is related to Catherine ZIEBACH.

Surnames: KING, ZIMMERLY
Researcher: Pat Zorne

Email: pzorne@clover.net
Date posted: Saturday, August 28, 1999

I am looking for info about Calvin KING b 1871 and d 1899 and Bertha ZIMMERLY b 1876 and d 1895. They had a son Elmer in 1895. and lived in Cumberland or Baltimore Pike. I'm trying to find the names of Calvin's parents or where he was from. Any help will be appreciated.

Surnames: POLAND, POLING
Researcher: Sherry Ray

Email: sherraygen@aol.com
Date posted: Tuesday, August 31, 1999

Mary, Sarah and Eliza POLAND/POLING where born in Cumberland, Allegany Co., MD starting in 1802. They relocated in Muskingum Co, OH sometime in the early 1820's. Does anyone know who their parents where? There was a Rodger Poland living close to Mary after her marriage in 1828. Any help would be appreciated. Thank you.




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