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Seeking information on family of Richard and Jane WAGGONER, both born ca 1800 in Canada (probably Ontario), moved to Lewiston, Niagara County, NY in 1840's. Children: John, George (md. Ellen ___), Alexander, James, Mary Jane (md. Winthrop Colbath), and Hester. Jane WAGGONER died in 1870's in Tuscola Co. MI, living with daughter Mary Jane - Sep 23, 1997.
Nancy Sicotte
2047 Byron Street
Palo Alto CA 9430l


Christopher WAGNER was born in Aug. 25,1859 and died in Royalton (NY) Oct.2, 1935 Would like to know if he was one that came over from Prussia Germany. Please send any information to me - March 2000
Judy Haseley
355 Davison Road Apt. 9
Lockport, NY 14094


Looking for others researching the WAIT family. Alva Solomon WAIT was born 8 Oct 1817 in Niagara County, NY. He married Eliza SMITH 10 Jun 1842. Eliza was born 18 Dec 1815 in Niagara County, NY. She was possibly a Seneca Indian. Their first 7 children were born between 1843-1853 in Wilson Township, Niagara Co., NY. They then moved to IL and then on to MO. Willing to share information and would also like to receive any possible information - Jan 1999.
Stephanie Leary
1st MP Co
CMR 475 Box 1157
APO AE 09036


I am searching for any information on the WARREN & or LEWIS families in Michigan and New York. In particular the family of William WARREN and Rachel LEWIS Warren located in the 1850 census of Brockway Township, St. Clair County, Michigan. William and Rachel Warren appear to have moved from New York(possibly Niagara County) to Michigan. The children of William and Rachel WARREN are listed as Truman, Herbert, James and Sarah. Records including Trumans death certificate and census records state he was born in New York in1849. Rachels parents were Moses and Ann LEWIS. The LEWIS family was located in the 1840 Federal census in Niagara County, New York.The LEWIS family also moved to Brockway Township, St. Clair County Michigan according to the 1850 census.The children of Moses and Ann Lewis are Rachel, Abigail, Angeline, Elisha, Margaret, Catherine, and Mary. According to the 1850 census all the LEWIS children with the exception of Rachel were born in New York. If you have any information on the WARREN or LEWIS families, please contact me - Oct 1999.
Kris Malone


Researching ggggrandparents Ezra Allen WASHBURN and Mary F HALL. Ezra was born 1 Jun 1807 (Middlebury VT) moved with family to Lockport, New York. His father (given name unkn.) WASHBURN reported to be Justice-of-the-Peace in Lockport, representative to State Assembly, held contracts regarding construction of Erie Canal. Ezra's mother's name Clarissa Allen. Ezra married Mary F. HALL, born 1809, daughter of Nehemiah HALL, a farmer from Monroe County, New York. Ezra and Mary had 2 sons in New York and 11 children after migrating to Adrian Lenawee County, Michigan. Would love to share information - Monday, May 25, 1998.
Keli Spears Copeland
11100 N 115th St #128
Scottsdale AZ 85259


Need the parents of Darius WATERHOUSE. He married Evaline S. GRISWOLD, and died at Lockport or Wilson, Niagara County about 1825 - 02/Jan/1997.
Julia Walker Ritterbush


Seeking information about wife's grandfather, Harry Edward Weaver, born 29 Jun 1893 in Lockport, Niagara County, New York. Emmigrated to Canada settling in Peace River, Alberta. Established a freighting business on the Peace River and one of the first stores in Yellowknife, N.W.T - March 2000
Ross Ward


Seeking information on Harry E. WEEKS born July 1877 in Lockport, Niagara County, NY and died September 1940 in Buffalo, Erie County, NY. Parents were Albert and Alice WEEKS. I am researching Harry's wife Eva/Vera, a PORTER from Pennsylvania - June 1999.
Dave Coleman


Looking for a connection to my Mary WEHNER BUND. Mary married Daniel Bund about 1865. Her first son Mathias BUND was born in Pendleton on November 10, 1866. Sometime in the late 1860s or 1870, Mary and her family moved to the border of Ohio and Michigan and farmed in Monroe County Michigan.- Feb. 1999
Linda Hogan
46200 Hull Road
Belleville, Michigan 48111-3534


I'm searching for information concerning Christian & Marie WERTH, who immigrated from Prussia in 1843, settling in Bergholtz region of Niagara County. Apparently 20 families immigrated together and stayed in Niagara County, while 800 of the others went to Wisconsin. A deed was recorded for property on Aug. 1, 1852 for somewhere in Niagara County. Their children were Wilhelmine, Fredericka, Carl, Frederick (b 1844) and Marie (b 1847). Carl & Marie stayed in Niagara County in Wheatfield township region. Marie married Christian HUEBNER (immig. 1868) and had 10 children. Any further information on these families would be appreciated - Jan 2000
Linda R. Allen


Looking for the family of Ira WEST married Louisa Caswell in Onondaga Co, NY, moved to Lewiston ca 1830. He is reported to have been a minister. Died 24 Dec 1885. Children Nelson C., Ira W., Jane Elizabeth married Marcus Aldrich, Cynthia M. died young, Catharine or Cordelia, John Q. A. died in the Civil War, Avis M. married (1) Tom Carey, (2) Augustine Swick, Esther L. married Harry Highland, Emma A. married Charles Edwards. Any information on these families would be greatly appreciated - Fri. May 22, 1998.
Judie Ann

WEST, Itha

Itha J. WEST and his father, Thomas WEST, located to Wilson, New York circa 1815. Itha WEST'S daughter, Almira E., married Cyrus BEACH of North Ridge. Where did they live before? - Sat. Oct. 25, 1997
Naomi B. Baker
57 Delevan Avenue
PO Box 595
Delevan, NY 14042


Searching for the parents of William Andrew WESTCOTT (WESCOTT) born 1811 in Hartland, New York. He married Hannah Adelaide WRIGHT - May 14, 1997.
Constance Quick
2110 East 40th Street
Sterling, IL 61081


Looking for information on the Westerman and Co Rolling Mill that started in Lockport about 1880 by George Westerman, James WESTERMAN and one other party. Located on the 18 mile creek, 395-415 Jackson St. Eventually Calvin SUTLIFF came into ownership after James died and George WESTERMAN bowed out in 1893, moving top Marion Ind. The mill continued to operate under the ownership of Conrad Q. Carver until about 1925/26 when it ceased operation, I believe. I am researching this mill as Wetserman married my gg aunt Mary Richards Everett Westerman in 1878 in warren Ohio, and my great grandfather Philip Richards came to Lockport from Warren to work at the mill in 1882. ANy info would be helpful. I have checked the city directories and am sytarting with some local history books - April 1999
Shelley Richards
Lockport, NY


Looking for information about H.M. CLARK. He is enumerated in the 1870 U.S. Census in Niagara City. Both he and his wife Rosamond were 42 years old. There was a daughter, Carrie, 19 years old. In the same household resided William A. Weston, 76 years old - Jan 1999. Tracy Weston


Looking for information on Charles E. WETHERALD son of William & Ida (BIGELOW) WETHERALD. Charles & Ida both born WIlson , Niagara Co. NY. 1884 & 1864 . Williams parents are George WETHERALD / Mary E. Clark both born NY, location unknown. Several of their children lived with them including Fred WETHERALD who was born in Michigan but raised in Wilson, New York most of his life. Fred's obituary said he left a sister, Mrs.Daniel LONG, of Lockport in 1887. I would like to know about Mrs. LONG, first name, age etc. Also interested in Almon NASH / Cordelia BARRINGER , Wright STEWART/ Hannah J. HOWELL locations unknown. - Mon. April 6, 1998 Update: Tues., July 21, 1998.
Debbie Wetherald
2732 Aberdeen Avenue
Hoquiam WA 98550


Looking for any information on my GG Grandparents, Christian Friedrich Wilhelm WEYERS (born December 01, 1843)& Wilhelmine Louise Pankow (born about 1850). I cannot find the whereabouts of their graves. They went to St. Johnsburg Lutheran Church near North Tonawanda. One of their daughters, Ernestine "Tina" (born in Afton, Minnesota but ended up back in N. Tonawanda area again) married an Otto Greinert. Other Daughter Anna (very little know about her)and sons Carl Otto (married Augusta Proefrock), William (married Emma Zebulske) and August "Gus" (married a Wilhelmina "Minnie" last name unkown). Several other sons and daughters died as children. Any other info would be greatly appreciated - May 1999.
Glenn Weyers


John L. WHEELER married Dianna Warren 1845 - 1846 Tonawanda, NY Was this Niagara Co. or Erie Co.? Please advise best way to research this marriage event and seek Wheeler and Warren ancestors nearby. Also seek 1850 census index lookup for Wheelers and Warrens nearby. Thanks - Sept 1999.
Jeff Miller

WHEELER, Stephen

Looking for the parents of Stephen WHEELER born about 1831/32 in Niagara County, New York. Stephen is found living Michigan and listed as living with Hoarce Rockwood - Mon. January 19, 1998.
Carol Swensen
Qts H-5 PNSY
Portsmouth, NH 03801


John WHITE of Washington County came to Lockport l830, son Perry White lived along County Line area and died before l850. Wife Priscrilla remarried Requa of Orleans County. Her mother, Mariah LAWRENCE, born circa l800. Seeking Lawrence information and will share book published on WHITES - Jan 1999.
steve behr
4505 clinton
lorain ohio 44055


Looking for information on the death of JONATHAN WHITNEY. Came from Windsor County. VT around 1826 and died in Niagara County in 1834. His wife, ABIGAIL HEMENWAY died in VT before 1821. Also any information on his son CALVIN WHITNEY who came to Wilson, NY sometime after the 1830 census, also from Windsor County, VT, with his wife Polly WILLIAMS and children Jonathan, Benjamin Franklin, Ann Maria, William Harrison and Clarissa. Son James was born 8/12/1833 in Wilson, NY and daughter Lucia Amanda was born 8/4/1838 in Royalton or Porter Townships. Calvin is not listed on the 1840 census. The family left Niagara County between 1846-49 for Marquette County, WI. Where and when did Jonathan WHITNEY SR. die, and with whom were Calvin WHITNEY and his family living while in Niagara County? - Thu Oct 9, 1997
Sue Perrault
4310 Lakeridge Drive East
Sumner, WA 98390


Reuben Ashmond Bunell WIDMER, born Oct 31, 1869 in Niagara Falls, NY. Died Jan 29, 1944. Looking for information on his wife and parents - - March 12, 1997.
Pat Widmer


Looking for Samuel Green WIGGINS, he was born circa 1812 in Lundy's Lane, lived on Grand Island with his parents. He claimed to be the first white child born on the island. During their residency on the island, his father Thomas WIGGINS was elected Governor of the Island. He married Nancy or Rebecca GREEN, also of Lundy's Lane. Can anyone help me with this family? - Tue. Jan 13, 1998
Becky Novy


Looking for information on John WILCOX and/or Mathilda Preston Wilcox. They were living in the Lockport, NY area in 1807 - July 1999.
Colleen Benedickt or


I have vague information on Sara WILCOX (Willcocks?). Her gravestone states she was born 4-9-1787 in the state of New York. She married Ephraim Hiram Squire(s) about 1815. I know thru Ephraim's military records that he was in the Nigara area during the War of 1812. Was Sara from the area? Did they marry there? Any information on either would be a great help!! Thank you - Sat. Sep 13, 1997.
Deanna Lutz
3471-E Scott Circle
Washington, DC 20336-5315


Looking for information about a Joseph WILD / WILDE who was killed in a fire at a brewery in Lockport, NY in April of 1915. Any information on the person or the fire appreciated - June 1999.
Billy Jean Horne or

WILLIAMS, Charles J.

I am trying to find information about Charles Jackson WILLIAMS who lived in Lockport or Fairport, NY in the late 19th century. Married to Amelia STORMS - Sun Oct 12 1997.
Robert C. Williams


I am looking for any information on Enoch WILLIAMS who was a circuit rider in the area in the mid-1800's. I don't know what denomination he was he must have rode in the Newfane area as his daughter was married to my great grandfather there on October 15, 1851. He originally came from England or Wales and had a large family, eight children in all. Three of the sons died in the Civil War in 1864 each a month apart. If anyone can give me some information or can help me find out more about the circuit riders in that area, I would be most grateful - May 30, 1997.
Ida Mae Swedberg
2487 SE Lori Linda Ct.
Port Orchard, WA 98366


Attempting to verify birth of Lydia Orcelia WILLIAMS 14 Jun 1834 inHarrisburg, Lewis Co. Probably daughter of ISHAM WILLIAMS. Also her marriage to JAMES FREDERICK MALLETT 6 Jul 1853 probably in Eagle Harbor, Niagara Co. If you could help it would be appreciated - Feb. 16, 1997.
Bud Irwin
6830 Elmrich Ct.
Anchorage, AK 99504


Looking for information on children of Edward WILLIE/WILLE and Martha DARLING. Edward was born circa 1824 and died 1904. Martha DARLING WILLIE was born 25 February 1839 in Canada and died 5 November 1925 in Niagara Falls, NY. Known children (probably born T/O Porter, Niagara County, NY: 1. Mary WILLE, born ca. 1854 2. Burdell WILLE, ca. 1857-1940 3. Lorenzo WILLE, ca 1860-? 4. Ellsworth WILLE, ca 1862-? 5. Edgar WILLE, ca. 1864-? 6. Lucinda WILLE, ca 1867-? - Nov. 1998
Donna Dobbelaere


I am searching for Anton WILSON, married to Reedy PENDLETON, both born circa 1830. They had a son named Andrew Jackson born June 10, 1854 probably in Niagara County Andrew married Margaret CALLor KAHL) and lived in Jackson County Ohio. I am pretty sure that Andrew was born in Tonawanda and indications are that Reedy PENDLETON was from Niagara County. Is there anyplace to find a birth certificate for 1854? There is a town of Pendleton, NY in Niagara. Does anyone know the history of that town? (When it was founded, by whom, etc.) Any info on any of this is greatly appreciated - Fri. May 30, 1997.
Ron Collins

WILSON, Claude

Seeking information on the family of Claude Andrew Wilson (born about 1900) and his second wife, Margaret "Peggy" Day (born about 1910). They were my husband's parents and I have some info to pass on to interested parties but could use some more - Dec 1999
Susan Frederick Wilson

WILSON, Daniel D.

I am a descendent of Daniel David WILSON who lived in Lockport, Niagara County, circa 1874-1929. His brother William also lived in Lockport. Their parents, Stephen and Sarah WILSON lived in CLeveland(Constantia)NY. Queries answered - Jan 2000
J. Johnson
PO Box 35
Elizabethtown IN 47232


I am researching Jacob Van Gelder(Van Galder) and his wife Rhoda WILSON - married on 20 July 1817 - 11 children - lived in Niagara County then moved to Ohio in 1839 - am looking for information about their birthdates, birthplaces, and their parents. Thank you - Sun. Nov. 16, 1997.
Carol Ann Van Galder


James WINN, born circa 1825 in Lockport, New York, died circa 1860 at 35 years of age. He married Bridgett (maiden name unk). They had two children, Mary Ann WINN born April 18, 1849 in Ohio and died April 7, 1935, Chase KS. Bridgett remarried a John Riley. Sarah L. WINN birth and death unkown. She married Thomas ROBINSON Feb 8, 1869 - Sat. Jan. 3, 1998.
Glenn McAnarney


I am looking for any information on possible lost relatives in the Niagara Falls, New York area. If you have any information, contact me at the address below. I am looking for information also on the Kaczor family, as my grandmother was Jane Kaczor and her husband was Edward Anthony Witkowski (Sr.) - Tue. Nov. 25, 1997.
Jennifer Witkowski


I would like information about Marcus WOOD who was in North Tonawanda, Niagara County, in 1916. He may have died there. I'm interested in any information, esp. death information. Thank you - Dec 1999
Loretta M. Wilkening


I am looking for a man named David WORKMAN. All I know is enlisted in the Union Army in the county. His fathers name was Samuel Workman. He was Irish and fought, I believe in the Army of the Potomac. I really don't expect much, because of my total lack of information but any help would be most appreciated - Mar 12, 1997.
Michael Wellert

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