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Posted Queries for April 2000



SURNAMES
Surnames: MORGAN, WILLIAMS
Researcher: Joan MORGAN

Email: jwm@innernet.net
Date posted: Sunday, April 2, 2000

Searching for information and the family of David John MORGAN who married Mary Ann WILLIAMS on Dec.20,1869.Mary Ann was the daughter of William WILLIAMS who died April 4,1866 and is buried in Percy cemetery in Frostburg.Would appreciate any info on the MORGAN family. We know they lived in or around Frostburg until the early 1900's when they moved to Pittsburgh, Pa.Mary Ann and David John had 13 children.George MORGAN one of their son is buried along with his wife Lucy in Eckhard Mines.

Surnames: JONES, RAVENSCRAFT, RAVENSCROFT
Researcher: bee ginnings

Email: quickpost8@yahoo.com
Date posted: Monday, April 3, 2000

I am looking for information on James JONES B:1762 and his marriage to Sarah RAVENSCRAFT or RAVENSCROFT in Allegany Md, 18 May 1791.James reportedly served in the Revolutionary War.

Surnames: READ, REED, REID
Researcher: Barbara Bartels

Email: bjbartels@pomeroy-wa.com
Date posted: Tuesday, April 4, 2000

Phineas REED (or variants), moved to Allegany county, MD in time to be counted with the 1810 census. He had two sons and four daughters at that time. When daughter Eliza was married in 1819, she was termed the daughter of the late Major Phineas REED. I have found a land record, and the administration of his will listing payment of debts, but not the will itself. I would like to find the names of his other children, or the name of his wife.

Surnames: MCCORMICK, MCKENNA, TOBIN
Researcher: Susan M. Halpin

Email: Hoopcobb@aol.com
Date posted: Monday, April 10, 2000

I am searching for anyone who might know of Henry MCKENNA and Margaret MCCORMICK MCKENNA. they had 9 children and lived in Frostburg, MD. Henry was a coal miner. They attended the Catholic church. The children's names were: Catherine(Kitty), Laurence, Mary (married Tom Tobin), Hugh, Joseph, Elizabeth, Harry, Jean & Frank Please let me know. Searching for them. Thankyou

Surnames: RICE, VALENTINE
Researcher: Carol Nida

Email: cnida@comcast.net
Date posted: Monday, April 10, 2000

Daniel VALENTINE - b abt 1814 - Cumberland, Allegany Co. MD m. Dec. 30, 1837 Christine b abt 1820 Children: Susan, John, Solomon, James, William J, Solomon VALENTINE - b abt 1843 - Cumberland, Allegany Co. MD m. abt 1868 Susan RICE b abt 1851 - daughter of Solomon RICE and Rebecca THARPE/THORPE Children: Annie (Anna) Victoria - b Nov 05, 1869 - Cumberland, Allegany Co. MD m Nov 06, 1889 McKeesport, PA - William DUNKLEY b. England; Charles A b abt 1872; Daniel Wesley b abt 1875; Carrie E b June 17, 1878 d. Nov 3, 1961 McKeesport, Alleghany County PA m Harvey B. SHARPE

Surnames: TURNER
Researcher: Ramona Philpot

Email: ramonap@fgi.net
Date posted: Monday, April 10, 2000

I am looking for naturalization records,intent, for John TURNER.He filed his intent on May 25, 1845 renouncing Great Britain. I believe he lived in Cumberland and Smithfield.

Surnames: JOHNSON
Researcher: Paul Stickley

Email: pstick@wycol.com
Date posted: Thursday, April 13, 2000

Zachariah "Zack" JOHNSON was the owner of a dry goods store in downtown Cumberland, Allegany County, MD in the1850s thru the 1890s. Zack was born in Frederick County, Maryland, and spent over 35 years there. Zack married in 1852 and established a home near what is now the Catholic monastery. Zack had a Summer home some five miles downstream just off the Potomac River.

Zack was a friend of Hopewell HEBB and his wife who were both native of Cumberland. Zack first met Hopwell when Hopewell was a student in a Frederick, MD, college. Zack was also a friend of Richard D. JOHNSON, but was not related to him, altho both were raised in Frederick County.

Zack was known to help young men get started in business. Zack and his wife were strong church -goers and were involved in its affairs. Zack died in the 1904 at age 94. Both he and his wife are buried in Rose Hill Cemetery. He was survived by his wife, a son, a daughter, a sister, Mrs. Mary (JOHNSON) ZIMMERMAN of Frederick County, MD. Question: Is there anyone out there in cyberspace who knows who the names of Zacks parents? Clue: His mother is not the mother of his declared sister.

Surnames: PERCY, UDY
Researcher: Clay Adams

Email: CAdams5357@aol.com
Date posted: Thursday, April 20, 2000

Looking for the families and ancestors of John UDY and Clara PERCY married 12-3- 1887 in Lonaconing, Allegany County, MD.

Surnames: MOORE, PERRIN
Researcher: Esther Mott

Email: emott6@comcast.net
Date posted: Friday, April 21, 2000

Looking for information about Alexander MOORE, living "West of Fort Cumberland" in 1788, appears in 1800 census in Allegany Co. Location described both as "on George's Creek", and "Dan's Mountain". Sold land (Pleasant Hill) in 1808, moved to Harrison Co., OH. His first wife is said to have been Elizabeth PERRIN.

Surnames: DENEEN
Researcher: Matthew Darin Deneen

Email: seminole23@aol.com
Date posted: Friday, April 28, 2000

I am looking for information about relatives of Olive DENEEN She had two sons James and Bart. Bart is currently living in Cumberland, Maryland. James DENEEN is currently living in Elizabethtown, Kentucky.

Also looking for information regarding the relatives of Walter William DENEEN and Olive B. DENEEN, Howard and Alice DENEEN, Ruth DENEEN, and Betty DENEEN




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