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John Majoros Would like information on any people with surname PILATE and/or MAJOROS that resided in Allegheny County approx 1980? -1920. Any information will be helpfull.

Jerri Cochran
SMETAK, DVORAK Seeking any information about my grandfather's sister, first name unknown; maiden name was Smetak, married name Dvorak. Lived in Pittsburgh. One son's name was Louis Dvorak. Her brother, my g-father, was Mates Smetak, b. in Brisko, Bohemia (Cz Republic) 12 Feb 1884, a son of Vaclav & Rosalie Smetak. Came to US in 1907 & settled in Pittsburgh. Marrried to Helen Suchma. Had son William Smetak, daughter Jarmilla Smetak. Lived on Hatteras St, Troy Hill, Pittsburgh. One known brother, Anton (Anthony) Smetak who settled in Mt Pleasant PA. All information about the SMETAK and DVORAK families welcome.

Bob Bowers Sun Mar 16 12:24:27 1997
IHMSEN/IMPSON Seeking descendants of Charles Imhsen one of Pittsburgh's early glass makers and his son, Christian Ihmsen, who continued the business until he died in 1862. I have compiled a large genealogy of this family which contains a few holes.

Helen Austin Sun Mar 16 12:22:51 1997
NATRONA/TARENTUM Families Searching for descendants and information about related families who lived in Natrona, Tarentum and Brackenridge of Allegheny Co, PA from about 1840 through at least 1930.Will share information. Surname list: COOK (Charles and George), APPLEBY, KALLENBAUGH, TRENARY, WOFFINGTON, STEWART, HILL, ROBERTS, STEWART, SCHMITT, DRURY, THOMPSON, YOHE, MC ELWAIN, WATSON, John.

Debra Richardson Sun Mar 16 14:15:12 1997

charles weschitz Sun Mar 16 19:34:39 1997
Hello, My father and grandfather grew up in Swissvale in allegeheny co. I would like to trace my roots as far back as your records will allow me too. Can u give me some direction to go in. Thank you, C. Weschitz

Joseph Harold Mon Mar 17 15:22:04 1997
I am looking for info on my great grandfather Andrew Harold. He came from Salamanca, NY and lived in Pittsburgh in the 1900's to maybe the 1930's.

Russ Woodward Mon Mar 17 16:34:57 1997
I'm searching for information on the following surnames from South Fayette, Allegheny County from 1840 to 1900. WALLACE, GILMORE, ROWLEY, CUBBAGE and WINTERS. Thanks

Jonelle Trimmer Till Mon Mar 17 04:40:15 1997
I am trying to locate a compiled genealogy entitled "George Bortner of Codorus Township, York County, Pennsylvania and His Descendants", prepared by Charles H. Glatfelter and published in 1949. Has anyone out there ever come across this? Please email me. I have a copy of the work,The Bordner and Burtner Families and Their Bortner Ancestors in America, by Howard W. Bordner, published in 1967. I'd be happy to share info with anyone making inquiries about this family. I am posting this query to York, Adams, Berks, and Allegheny counties, because Bortnerdescendants were known to have lived in these places.

Kathleen Mon Mar 17 10:23:11 1997

Dave Boyd Mon Mar 17 11:10:09 1997
PAWLOWSKI, Anthony Looking for any information about Anthony PAWLOWSKI who was an immigrant coal miner about 1920. Verbal family story has him dying in a mine in Carnegie after bringing his wife Barbara, and two dtrs Mary and Sophie from Poland

Thomas Franson Mon Mar 17 11:20:32 1997
I want information about a near realive by name Amanda Andersson born in Sweden 1865-11-07, emigrated to US in 1891. Amanda was married to a man named Robert Smith. He was a gardener. The couple had three children I think, two boys and one girl. The girl|s name was Alice. In the middle of 1930|s they lived in the village Warrendale, just northwest of Pittsburgh. Please, can anybody help me with facts on this matter.

Marna Olson Mon Mar 17 13:32:35 1997
I would very much like the obituary-and/or anything relevant to the death of David Casperson in Clairton, Pa. on or about June, 1983. He was born March, 1944. He was a resident of Clairton. Parents were Homer and Alice Casperson. Had 2 sisters, Donna and Mary Lou. He was a good friend of mine when we were growing up. I lived in Clairton then. I hope someone can help.

Mary Ann St. Louis Mon Mar 17 17:29:30 1997
Looking for information on Henry Heath who died in Alleghney Co. PA sometime around 1794. He was married to Agnes ??? Would particularily like to know if he had a son named Jonathan Heath who lived in Hardy Co. WV.

Norene Bauers Mon Mar 17 18:28:31 1997
Looking for info on the following ancestors from Indiana Co. area: Hugh MCCREERY b. 1700's m. Nancy____ (my 5th ggrandprnts); their son Joseph McCreight MCCREERY b. 1805 d. 1895 of Cherry Tree, lumberman, member of raftsmen's assoc., known in local folklore as "Cherry Tree Joe", m. Eleanor (Ellen) R. BANKS of Blairsville in 1834; their son William Edward MCCREERY m. Mary Dunlap; their son Milton Irwin MCCREERY b. 1872 d. 1942, m. Laura Bell WEAVER; their daughter Emma Moretta MCCREERY b. 1880 d. 1938 m. Leland Burtner PORTER. Their daughter is my g-mother Clara Katherins "Naomi" PORTER of Pittsburgh. Joseph McCreight MCCREERY is buried in the I.O.O.F. Cemetery there. He was a Civil War veteran, had siblings and the following children: John O., Morgan, William, Aquilla, Banks, Wallace, Albert, and Joshua. Also researching SHAW, MURDOCH/MURDOCK, BURTNER, HINKEL, BAUERS. Thanks for any help.

Mark Hurray Mon Mar 17 18:32:59 1997
Researching the family name Hurray. The Hurray (or Heray) family settled in Pittsburgh around 1900. I am looking for descendants of Joseph and Anna Hurray.

Southpaw Mon Mar 17 22:47:43 1997
Looking for information on Joseph Erickson, son of John J. Erickson, who died in Auburn, Ca, in 1947. Mother is Anna Erickson, Warren,married Charles Warren, in Auburn, after John died. They moved away, to unknown place. Parents orig from Pittsburgh, Pa. Families may still be there.I am doing family history research, and learned of Joseph, 3 yrs ago. He is my half-brother. He does not know of me. I would love to locate him. Please e-mail me if you can help.Joe is 53 yrs old now.Someone out there knows him, or his family. Joe may have been adopted by his step-father. Thanks...

Southpaw Mon Mar 17 22:49:05 1997
Looking for information on Joseph Erickson, son of John J. Erickson, who died in Auburn, Ca, in 1947. Mother is Anna Erickson, Warren,married Charles Warren, in Auburn, after John died. They moved away, to unknown place. Parents orig from Pittsburgh, Pa. Families may still be there.I am doing family history research, and learned of Joseph, 3 yrs ago. He is my half-brother. He does not know of me. I would love to locate him. Please e-mail me if you can help.Joe is 53 yrs old now.Someone out there knows him, or his family. Joe may have been adopted by his step-father. Thanks...

Charles OFTEN Tue Mar 18 19:04:03 1997
Seek to correspond with other researchers of Somerset Co on the name of KREITZBURG or collect information from researchers of other names who have a KREITZBURG in their family. My grand-mother Annie C. KREITZBURG (28 Aug 1872-05 Jul 1926) married my grand-father Patrick OFTEN (17 Mar 1864-01 Aug 1916). E-mail address GZYA16A@prodigy.com.

Tom Doonan Wed Mar 19 10:12:23 1997
obituary of PATRICK DOONAN resident of Mckeesport,Pa born in IRELAND 1865. Was still alive in 1922 at age of 57. obituary of MARY DOONAN maiden name MULLIGAN probably between 1900 and 1908. THANK YOU

Robert J. McCoy Wed Mar 19 11:23:03 1997
My father, Robert Jerome McCoy, SR. died in Pittsburgh on or about Jan 9, 1960 at the VA hospital. I am trying to find out any information on him that I can. He lived in Swissvale. His father was Ralph Cowen McCoy and His mother was Anna Eleanor Ilgenfritz McCoy

John Middleton Wed Mar 19 13:15:52 1997
I am trying to locate Robert FOSTER in the 1880 Census. In the 1870 Census he lived in Birmingham 2nd Precinct but Birmingham was moved into Pittsburgh in 1872. Can anyone tell me what Pittsburgh Ward Birmingham 2nd Precinct would translate to?

John Middleton Wed Mar 19 13:28:41 1997
I am trying to locate any living descendants of the following: William SLOAN and wife Margaret FOSTER; Richard CONRAD and wife Catherine FOSTER; James F. SHEIL and wife Sarah FOSTER; and James F. FOSTER and wife Margaret (Maiden name unknown). Each of these was mentioned in a deed from my gg aunt Mary FOSTER MASON in March 1907. Rose, Mary, Margaret, Catherine, Sarah and James were the children of Robert FOSTER and wife Margaret (Maiden Name Unknown) FOSTER. Robert and Margaret FOSTER were born in Ireland. Rose FOSTER NEELY is my great grandmother. They lived in Birmingham, PA in 1880. Most lived in Pittsburgh for many years.

Jim Harvey Fri Mar 21 15:52:31 1997
Looking for any information about a John Shipton born 1811, died 1880. Live most of life in or around Pittsburg, PA

jean poulton Fri Mar 21 17:35:16 1997
how do I contacy the ancient order of hibernians in the pittsburg area concerning any information of my great grandmother, Rosanna Sigh Mauch? Does any one have an address for Mt Oliver cemetery of St Joseph's church in Pittsburg. I'm trying to locate info on Carl or Charles Mauch.

Robert Berger Sat Mar 22 00:07:48 1997
I am looking for information about Raymond David Berger and Mary Louise Berger. Raymond married Susan Jane Bailey on November 07, 1931 in Pittsburg, PA. Raymond is my grandfather and was born in 1894. Susan was born in Alvon, PA on February 20, 1910. My grandmother, Susan passed away in Pittsburg, PA on January 30, 1941. Three of their four children have been reunited. Their youngest daughter Mary Louise Berger was adopted from an orphanage in Pittsburg, PA. and has yet to be located. Mary was born on September 26, 1937. Any information about Raymond David Berger or Mary Louise Berger would be greatly appreciated. Thanks

Rich Laugner Sat Mar 22 07:17:22 1997
Looking for any information on Laughners. Could also be spelled Lauchnor, Loughnor. Also looking for names Dunkel and Westner.

Robert Vance Woods Sat Mar 22 07:40:00 1997
James WOODS b.abt. 1757 d. 8 Oct 1831,Elizabeth Twp,Allegheny County,PA. Buried: Fells Cemetery,Fellsburgh,Westmoreland Co. Wife, Elizabeth b.abt 1760,d. 12 Jan 1842,Elizabeth Twp, Allegheny Co.,PA. In James WOODS will dated 10 Nov 1829 the following children and grandchildren are listed: 1. William WOODS,(the oldest), 2. John WOODS(probably the youngest child), 3.Isabel TURNER, 4. James WOODS, 5. Martha TIMER(TURNER) 6. Joseph WOODS, 7. grandchildren; James and Joseph KNOX 8. grandson, Vallentine WOODS. I have been looking for this family since highschool(1954). Every family in western Pennsylvania has a John Woods b.abt 1800, but this is the correct one. Please, someone out there has the rest of the puzzle. Thanks, Rob Woods, Ridgefield,WA

Roberta G. Baroldy Sat Mar 22 14:08:16 1997

James Marchetti Sat Mar 22 15:16:55 1997
I am doing some family research, but our family changed there names three times this century.The changes are your John and Sophia. Also Adam and Anelia can be either ski or ska thanks

Florence Wolf Sat Mar 22 18:42:22 1997
Weisband,Jacob lived in Apollo PA. Immigrated around 1913. I would appreciate any documents that would give me facts.

Arlene Fletcher Sun Mar 2 23:53:12 1997
I am looking for any information on Albert Henry Heath, who was born in Gouverneur, New York, date unknown. In August, 1914 he resided in Cloe, Pennsylvania. He married Della Myrtle Young, from Clinton County, and on January 30, 1907, they resided in Rochester Mills, Pennsylvania, when my father, Albert Henry Heath was born. Albert Heath Sr. was employed by the railroad, and on June 7, 1923, he was killed by a train, near West Lebanon, Pennsylvania. Thank you.

Ruth Frey Mon Mar 3 14:12:27 1997
I am in need of information on George and Paul Shay, father and son, who moved to the Pittsburgh area around 1900. Paul was still alive in 1942 when his brother died. I would appreciate any information.

Gene Wilson Mon Mar 3 13:11:33 1997
I am working on the following Familys in Butler Co. They may have overlapped into Armstrong, Lawrence, Mercer, Allegheny, Venango. Any help greatly appreciated. THANKS BADGER BERGBICKLER BERGBIGLER BIRCKBICHLER CONVERY DAWSON ELLIOTT FAIR FARNSWORTH FOUST GEIBEL HEIST HILGERT HILLARD HILLIARD HOOVER KARENBAUER McBRIDE McFADDEN

Eleanor Double Weiss Mon Mar 3 19:11:26 1997
I am looking for ancestry of my G Grandfather, William James DOUBLE, b. June 13, 1830 in Allegheny County, PA per Civil War enlistment papers. His father's name was Isaac DOUBLE, mother unknown. William had a sister, Leah DOUBLE STEWART born 1826 in PA., another sister, Mary DOUBLE BROWN and two brothers Jake & Tom (for whom I have no information). I believe all siblings were born before William. William married Margaret ALSWORTH CARTER b. PA in 1851 in Morgan Township-Scioto County, OH. Margaret had a 8 yr. old son Aaron CARTER b. in PA. (father unknown b. in PA-per census) Isaac signed his will on Dec. 24, 1859 in Scioto County, Ohio and died there early 1860. Isaac left a young widow of 24 yrs. old, named Eliza. I have decendents of William, to share with anyone interested. I sure would love to find any information for my GG Grandfather, Isaac DOUBLE and his wife. Thanks for any help anyone can give. Note: I have the book on " John B. Double, Pioneer of Butler County, PA." and believe that our family is connected but cannot find the link. Eleanor Double Weiss 2612 Symphony Way Dayton, Ohio 45449-3313

Colleen Hendry Smith Mon Mar 3 21:29:53 1997
BARDWELL - searching for information on the BARDWELL family in Allegheny County late 1700's early 1800's.

Barbara Lloyd Nutty Mon Mar 3 22:42:24 1997
Searching for kith and kin of Clifford Lloyd b. 13 Jun, 1906 Allegheny co. PA. Mother; Mae Justus or Mary Justice born 30 Mar. 1888 in Elk Co. PA. Father : Abner Lloyd b. 19 Jan. 1882 in Allegheny Co. PA. Married 07 Jun, 1904. in Elizabeth Allegheny Co. PA Clifford had brother Charley adopted by Brown family. Mae/Mary's mother was Minerva. Father died by 1904. Abner's father: Abner Lloyd 1834-1913. Mother: Anne Carothers 1842-1927. I would appreciate any information regarding my Father's family.

Harold Hinton Mon Mar 3 06:08:57 1997
What is the name of the spouse of Elizabeth Grecko?

Jack Withington Tue Mar 4 18:06:02 1997
looking for information on the family of Harold Withington arrived Pittsburgh around 1908 to 1917. First wife died shortly after arrival remarried to Cathrine or Kathrine

Carl DuBee Tue Mar 4 21:54:48 1997
Is there anyone out there that can help me with the Pittsburgh Ward system. Is there a map of Pittsburgh with a description of the Ward boundaries. Did they change frequesntly or were new Wards just added as the city grew. Since I have many ancestors from the Pittsburgh area, I frequently see a Ward number on documents. For example: In the 1880 census my g-grandfather Jacob BALDAUF lived on McCord Street with no wife and four small children. I just received a death certificate of my g-grandmother??? Catherine Baldauf, who died on 4 Apr 1880. No address except 27th Ward. Is McCord in the 27th Ward and did the Ward boundaries change over time. Thanks in advance

Sue Alexander Wed Mar 5 14:56:12 1997
Catherine GAST b 1827 married Jacob SCHIMPF 1846 in Pittsburg, Allegeny, PA. She died 1865 in Newark, Lickin, Ohio. Their first child was Elizabeth b 1874 in Pittsburgh, she married Anthony GUCKERT in 1866 in Lickin County, Ohio. Would like to find the parents of Catherine Gast.

Lee Blackburn Wed Mar 5 17:46:48 1997
Thomas Leon Blackburn born in Pittsburgh, PA 08-08-1882, died 10 Mar 1911 in Bedford, PA. His father's name was Edward Blackburn and his mother's name Catherine.

Nancy Lewis Wed Mar 5 11:03:38 1997
I just phoned the Washington Co. Court House, Register of Wills to inquire the cost to obtain copy of WILL. I'd previously wrote to Diane Myers (a LOOKUP Volunteer) and she was very kind and helpful to this newbie! She provided address and phone nmbr for courthouse and cost of LDS film...all in a matter of 1 hr. The cost of a "research" (even if you know the book etc) is $10 per will. LDS is only $3 per film. Just thought you all might enjoy this information and know how grateful I am to Diane and all the other volumteers. I'm also researching the Cook(e)'s from Amity or Washington county if anyone knows about this line. It's known that Solomon owned a tavern and Zibe (or Ziba) was related and a JP. Ziba born 1760 died 1850 in Knox Co. Ohio. Trying to learn father of Zibe.

CINDY TUTTLE Wed Mar 5 12:02:19 1997
Looking for information on a Henry Hissrich for in Hesse Darmstadt, Germany, Nov.27,1835. Lived in Pittsburgh. Died Dec. 27, 1908. Civil War Vet. Served 74th Regiment.Penn. volunteers. Had sons,Henry R, Lawrence P., Reinhard W. Charles E., daughters,Sue C, Mary A. and Mrs. Lizzet Hunter. Also two sisters, Mrs. Adolph Muchistein and Miss Julia. Need parents name, and wife's name and any other information.

Molly Eisenberg Wed Mar 5 19:59:33 1997
Am looking for anyone with information on the following family names in the Pittsburgh, Pa. area. John, Johan, Emil, or Robert McDonald EISENBERG, Isabelle or John GRIFFITHS, Susana FORD, John, James or Jane"Jennie" MCDONALD, Agnes CABLE, Amick. I am researching these surnames and would be glad to exchange information with anyone who has information on these families. My mailing address is PO Box 222, Tuscola, Texas 79562.

Joe Rogers Thu Mar 6 00:18:16 1997
MELLON, Mary Ann, born about 1847/8, supposedly first cousin to Andrew MELLON, her son Joseph Albert Wise birth certificate shows her birth place as KY. Find a reference for a Mary Mellon in 1850 census in two places. Allegany Co, Aleganny City, page #040 and also a Mary Ann MELLON in Chester, Co. Pennsbury TWP, page 123, also 1850 census. If some one has these census records available please lookup. Thanks

Joyce Thompson Thu Mar 6 16:16:33 1997
Jacob Kegel 1820-1870 Lived in Manchester/Allegheny City second wife Wilhemenia 1832-1886 children Mena 1861-1901 my gr- grandmother, Louisa 1864-?, Joseph 1866-? wife Mary McNamara, louis 1869- ?. Other children thought to be George, Jacob Jr. , and Lillie. I am interested in exchange information.

David W. Keelan Thu Mar 6 16:29:54 1997
I am looking for information concerning Keelans. This information will also be posted at http://www.keelan.com David Keelan

Barbara Petrie Christensen Thu Mar 6 16:38:55 1997
Researching the parents of Mary Catherine BATEMAN PETRIE. Mary was born 11NOV1837 & died 28DEC1916 in Robinson Twp., Alleg. Co., PA. Her death certif. said her father was John H[enry] BATEMAN, whose birthplace was Germany, but her mother's name was left blank. I am told that as a young girl, she & her parents & siblings resided in Pgh. where Hornes now stands, then moved to Oakdale, PA. around the start of the Civil War. Who is Mary Catherine's mother & where is this family in the 1850 Federal Census??

josephine stocker Thu Mar 6 04:47:15 1997
I am searching for a fellow named Jared M. Brush, he was suppose to be Mayor of Pittsburgh, Pa. back in the late 1800's. Any information on this family would be appreciated.

David Demsey Thu Mar 6 08:54:50 1997

Sue Brunot Thu Mar 6 09:11:09 1997
BROWN, GRUBBS Searching for information on Robert and Jane Brown who lived in Turtle Creek, Allegheny Co., PA Jane died in 1887. Robert was still living at that time. It is unknown if the Browns had any children. Jane did have a son, GEORGE WASHINGTON GRUBBS, who also lived in Turtle Creek. I know some of his descendents are still living there. Any information on either the Browns or Grubbs is appreciated. Thank you!

J. McCormick Thu Mar 6 12:13:23 1997
I need directions to Seneca Valley High School from Exit 4 PA Turnpike. Thank You

George J. Sweeney Wed Feb 12 11:52:05 1997
I am searching for info re: my great grandfather, George Sweeney, b. c.1822 in PA. I believe he was born in Clearfield Co. and am trying to find out his parents names and place of origin. He was later found to be living in Butler Co. (1850) census with wife, Satia (Crainer/Craner) and family. I also cannot find a burial site or record for him. Appreciate any help you might provide. Thanks,

George J. Sweeney Wed Feb 12 11:54:39 1997
I am searching for info re: my great grandfather, George Sweeney, b. c.1822 in PA. I believe he was born in Clearfield Co. and am trying to find out his parents names and place of origin. He was later found to be living in Butler Co. (1850) census with wife, Satia (Crainer/Craner) and family. I also cannot find a burial site or record for him. Appreciate any help you might provide. Thanks,

Ray Debolt Thu Feb 13 09:45:52 1997
I am searching for information on the parents of my great grandfather Ezra DEBOLT, b 14 Feb 1835 in or near Pittsburgh, PA. He married Mary Ann CONNOR in Clayton Co, IA on 15 Sep 1859. Mary Ann was born 16 Mar 1838 in or near Pittsburgh, PA. I have two references to his father. One lists him only as J. DEBOLT, b in PA. The other lists him as Jeremiah DEBOLT, b in PA. The second reference lists his mother as Milcha? I do not know if that is her given or family name. Mary Ann CONNOR's father was Thomas Connor, b 1807 in PA. He married Harriet WOODRUFF, b abt 1814 in PA. An unverified reference suggests that Jeremiah's father may have been a George DEBOLT? Any information or clues will be greatly appreciated.

Ray Debolt Thu Feb 13 09:47:33 1997
I am searching for information on the parents of my great grandfather Ezra DEBOLT, b 14 Feb 1835 in or near Pittsburgh, PA. He married Mary Ann CONNOR in Clayton Co, IA on 15 Sep 1859. Mary Ann was born 16 Mar 1838 in or near Pittsburgh, PA. I have two references to his father. One lists him only as J. DEBOLT, b in PA. The other lists him as Jeremiah DEBOLT, b in PA. The second reference lists his mother as Milcha? I do not know if that is her given or family name. Mary Ann CONNOR's father was Thomas Connor, b 1807 in PA. He married Harriet WOODRUFF, b abt 1814 in PA. An unverified reference suggests that Jeremiah's father may have been a George DEBOLT? Any information or clues will be greatly appreciated.

Mary Matheas Fri Feb 14 07:53:54 1997
McCUTCHEON, James: Looking for parents of James McCutcheon b. 184? in Pa. Have parents listed as Alexander McCutcheon & Christina Steel, but cannot confirm at this date. James m. Jane Crane and had at least one son Alexander Graham McCutcheon b. 9/5/1868 in Pa. Would like to confirm parents of James. Have other info but only if I can confirm. Possible year of birth for James is 1844.

Nancy C. Adkins Sat Feb 15 20:14:47 1997
Bedford Co. PA. I am researching my GGGreatfather WILLIAM SANFORD STEWART b. in PA. Dec. 25, 1826. His parents were Samuel and Nancy Stewart. The family removed to Lawrence Co. OH. about 1834. They were also in Westmorland Co. PA. Would like to hear from anyone researching Stewart's as I have many missing pieces. Will gladly share information. I have found a Will for a FRANCIS STEWART which I can't fit into my Stewart's at least yet. Does anyone have information on a FRANCIS STEWART?

Bruce Matson Fri Mar 7 07:46:25 1997
Need a marraige lookup in Pittsburgh for husband's name. Wife was Lucia Olesnevich m. abt 1968-1970, earliest 1967. Would appreciate your help. Trade for New Mexico help.

Evan Wolfson Fri Mar 7 11:05:36 1997
Looking for descendants of a large WOLFSON family from Pittsburgh.They were from Poland and Lithuania. They came to Pittsburg in waves,with the first ones arriving in the 1880s.They owned Wolfson's Bakery and Wolfson's Restaurant. I have lots of info. on this family and would love to share it. I am also looking for information on an Arfeld or ARFIELD family, possibly from the same area.

Evan Wolfson Fri Mar 7 11:06:55 1997
Looking for descendants of a large WOLFSON family from Pittsburgh.They were from Poland and Lithuania. They came to Pittsburg in waves,with the first ones arriving in the 1880s.They owned Wolfson's Bakery and Wolfson's Restaurant. I have lots of info. on this family and would love to share it. I am also looking for information on an Arfeld or ARFIELD family, possibly from the same area.

Ed Albert Thu Mar 6 23:59:40 1997
LEWIS SCHULDE CRUICKSHANK CRUICKSHANK Looking for the ancestors and family members for Albert Scott CRUICKSHANK (b:1851), his spouse, Margaret STEWART (b:1855), and their daughter Mary Wood CRUICKSHANK (b: 1883). The family is reputed to have been residents of Indiana County, PA, and moved to Allegheny County. Also, looking for information on Don Walter LEWIS (b:1894) in Indiana County. His parents were William Alexander LEWIS and Nancy Melissa SCHULDE. Spouse was Mary Margaret MATTHEWS (daughter of Henderson MATTHEWS and Mary Wood CRUICKSHANK). Both parts of this are from my maternal lines, and am looking for help to move further back...

Sunni DeNicola Fri Mar 7 14:25:01 1997
DI RUBBO (also seen spelled as De Rubbo, DiRubbi, etc.) >From Formiglia, Naples, Italy. Came to Rankin, PA just before turn of century. Luigi Di Rubbo and Philomena Simon. Had at least 5 children: Carmella Maria, Genii, James, John, Charles.

Dennis M. Busic Fri Mar 7 21:03:21 1997
Looking for information on the BAULDAUFF (BAULDOFF) familly and the McCORRY family. Both lived on the south side of Pittsburgh around 1850- 1855. Eventually both moved to Butler Co., PA.

Kathleen Rizer Sat Mar 8 13:14:58 1997
Would like further information on this couple, Ophelia VanZant, daughter of Morris Noble VanZant and Lucy Ann Everly, was born in 1866 in Greene Co., Pa. Ophelia married George Jessup and she apparently died at Mckeesport, Allegheny Co. When did she die? Were there any children?

S hubbard Sat Mar 8 16:18:24 1997
Seeking information about Christine MacGregor Agard and William Hall Agard. He was killed by a train in 1911 or 1912. They had a bakery in Pittsburgh. Need info on train accident (Family lore has this happening Christmas Day 1911 or 1912? How do I find the name of the local newpaper in the early 1900. Christine went on to raise 4 or 5 children on her own. How could I find out about the bakery they owned? Any help appreciated.

Bob Hadley Sat Mar 8 18:56:02 1997
Searching for descendants of George Washington Hoffman (about 1780 - 1816). He died in Washington County, PA, in 1816. His widow, Rebecca, and their three children; Washington George Hoffman, Jefferson S. Hoffman, and Matilda Hoffman, moved to Noblestown, Allegheny County, PA. Rebecca remarried to Joseph Johnston. Washington George Hoffman married Mary Link in 1827; Jefferson S. Hoffman married Mariah Jane Johnston about 1830 and moved to Greenville, Mercer County, PA, where he died in 1840. Matilda Hoffman married William McGinnis.

Susan G. Hammond Sat Mar 8 22:03:26 1997
Seeking information on George T. Gilliam, born ca. 1801, VA; died after 1860. Married to Frances E. Saint, born ca. 1827, England or PA. Three known children: Eliza Ann, George, and Sarah Frances. Family lived in PA from 1832 until after 1860. 1860 Census shows George T. as a physician in Sharpsburg, PA. It also says that he is an "Indian", but this is not confirmed. He may also have practiced in East St. Louis. Please e-mail Sue Hammond at hammond@televar.com.

Judy Davis Sun Mar 9 08:06:15 1997
CONNER, William Alexander, born Apollo, Armstrong County, 4/12/1828, died 1/4/1910, married to Nancy Jane Batlett Stuchell, and maybe to a Sara Crookshank. He served in the Civil War with the PA volunteers. Alexanders father was William Reilly Conner born 9/7/1797 possibly in Ireland, he died 1/24/1896, he was married to Sarah Ellen Black born about 1798, died 5/21/1869. Sarahs parents were Jonathan Black and Sarah Bratton Little, Jonathan fought in the rev. war. William and Sarah had the following children: Alexander William (or is it William Alexander?), Matthew and Thomas. Any information on any of these individuals would be greatly appreciated.

Robert Vance Woods Sun Mar 9 10:21:31 1997
James WOODS died in Westmoreland Co and is buried with his wife,Elizabeth in the Fellsburg Cemetery. Family tradition says that James & Elizabeth are our ancestors.We do not know who their children were. James b. abt 1757 died 8 Oct 1831 in Westmoreland Co, his birthplace is not known. Elizabeth b.abt., 1760, died 12 Jan 1842. Her birthplace is unknown. Do you know the children of James and Elizabeth?

Cheri Sun Mar 9 13:53:24 1997
CUPPS, James enlisted in 101st Penn Voluntary Infantry was a Private in Co. E, he enlisted at age 23 discharged may 1, 1863 he was a shoemaker in Allegheny Co. if anyone has any info on this man please e-mail me Thanks

Russ Ludwick Sun Mar 9 15:00:40 1997
I am Looking for a John Gramlich from Westmoreland County who was in the Civil War. I don't have any date of birth, but he was married to Anna Elizabeth Adams. They were the parents of Arthur J. Gramlich (born March 18, 1897) who then married Nancy Jane Thompson. (born June 26, 1897). Place of residency around what is known today as Wendel.

Jim Smith Sun Mar 9 16:26:33 1997
Allegheny Cemetery - Frank B. Smith (2/22/1927)- Joseph L Smith 3/1/54 - W.D Smith (1872)Maria Roosevelt Uffington (7/1/1887) Charlotte Emily 11/12/1903)Thomas Spooner Uffington (1/2/1884) Please confirm Data on specific location and other information. I would like to know the birthday and place of birth of all above.

Robert Dunn Mon Mar 10 19:39:40 1997
I should be most grateful for information concerning JAMES MILTON DUNN (1855-1932) who lived at Glade Mill on Route 8 south of Butler and married BELLE JEANNETTE BLACK (1862-1924) and by her had issue: MARY IDA DUNN (1987-1955), FRANCES DUNN (Mrs James Whiteside)(1902- date of death unknown), JAMES HARTLEY DUNN (1900-date of death unknown), and ROBERT DALE DUNN (1989-1979) Any information provided will be most gratefully acknowledged. ROBERT DUNN, M.A.(Brit.Col.), D.Phil.(Oxon.) Professor of English (retired) Vancouver, British Columbia

William Mathews Mon Mar 10 21:18:56 1997
MATHEWS: JAMES MATHEWS b.1803 Belfast, Ireland, came to USA as a very young child with his parents. Settled in Pittsburgh, PA early years. Married cir. 1830 to Catherine Draper b.1806 VA, d. 1882 Chillicothe, MO. They moved to Putman and Portage Co. Ohio and then to Washington County Iowa in 1848. Retired to Livingston Co. (Chillicothe, MO) and died in 1882. Their childred were, in order of birth: Thomas, Sarah Ann, William, James, Samuel Nolan, Elizabeth, Margaret & Susan (twins), Mary. Think father's name was Thomas because first son was named Thomas. Mother's maiden name was Renfrew, also from Ireland. Hove great history of the James Mathews family. Looking for information on his parents and brothers and sisters, who lived early years in Pittsburgh.

Michael Green Mon Mar 10 22:59:49 1997
Fort Pitt during the American Revolution. Had ancestors that fought and died at Fort Pitt during the American Revolution. Would love any information on this period.

Leon Long Tue Mar 11 14:05:24 1997
Lucas (Lucius?) Mueller (Miller?) (Moeller?) was born April 1820 in Meppen, Germany. He married his second wife in 1847, location unknown. The U.S. 1850 Census shows him living in Temperanceville, Lower St. Clair Township, in Alleghany Co. Is there any record of his marriage to his second wife, Anna Marie Neuland? (Nuelland?) Thanks

Neil Dalton Tue Mar 11 13:17:05 1997
My ancestor, Captain Valentine Thomas Dalton, was stationed at Ft. Pitt in 1779. He adopted an orphan child at Ft. Pitt in 1779. Her name was Nancy Ann Watson. She assumed the Name Dalton and married James Ross in Natchez in 1796. I would like information on Nancy and Captain Dalton.

Virginia Patricelli Tue Mar 11 13:49:32 1997
MCCURDY, ROBERT AND GRACE. Robert, born 1766, in Ireland, died 1859 in Young Township, Indiana Co., Pa. Looking for others researching this family. Will gladly share all I have. Looking for parents. Believe Grace may have been a Kier but not proven. Son John McCurdy, born 1805, married Rachel Cooper, born 1824.

Nancy Wagner Tue Mar 11 18:41:08 1997
Looking for information on William McClaren and Margaret Johnston. They were husband and wife in Allegheny City before before 1869 to 1876 if not longer. Four children were born to them, the second child James Thomas McClaren, born 10-4-1871. Family tradition has that William was a blacksmith and was an immigrant. The three youngest children were placed in the Protestant Orphan Asylum and two were indentured Dec 6, 1883 to a farmer in Iowa. Unable to find the records for the orphanage - now a private school. Don't know anything further about the parents - William or Margaret.

S Hubbard Wed Mar 12 15:16:09 1997
How can I locate the Obituary for William Hall Agard. He was killed by a train in either Dec/Jan1911 or Dec/Jan 1912. How do I find the name of the Newspapers at this time? Supposedly he was walking home from work to tend a sick child and was struck and killed by a train.He left a wife(Christine) and 4 children.

Russ Czaplewski Wed Mar 12 16:10:55 1997
Seek info on Phillip Miller family. Resided Shaller Township, 1850. Son David lived in Washington, Washington Co., PA in 1850. David moved to Custer Co., NE ca. 1883. David married Mary Jane McDonald.

Sue Brunot Wed Mar 12 06:38:44 1997
Searching for information on ROBERT M. and JANE BROWN of Turtle Creek, Allegheny Co., PA. The 1880 census lists their children as Samuel K, Michel L, John T, Margret PJ, Frances E., James G, Mamie R. and grandaughter, Clarissa Peales. Robert died Oct. 7,1907 and is buried in the Churchill Cemetery. Jane died in 1887. Any and all information is most appreciated.

Ginger McAfee Wed Mar 12 20:50:09 1997
Looking for information about a Thomas or John Thomas McAfee that was said to be a saddle maker in Pittsburgh ca 1800. Soes anyone know how this can be confirmed? Thanks.

Joanne Brady Thu Mar 13 14:03:37 1997
STEINBRUNNER, John b. abt 1850/Baden-Weurt to Allegheney Co, PA in abt 1870. Seeking descendents. Also, I have seen Xavier STEINBRUNNER and Elizabeth STEINBUNNER listed in Allegheney Co. PA. Any info appreciated.

Cindy Tuttle Thu Mar 13 17:05:06 1997
HISSRICH Looking for information on Henry R. Hissrich, b.11-27, 1835 in Hesse Darmestadt, Germany. d. 12-27, 1908 Pitt.PA. lived at 1414 Poplar Street, Northside. Civil War Veteran. Obituary was in the Pittsburgh Press dated Dec. 28, 1908 on page 5. Need name of parents and wife. He was my Great- grandfather. Had sons,Charles E. Hissrich, Reinhard Hissrich, Lawerence, and Henry R. daughters Sue C. Mary A. and Lizzet Hunter. Sisters were Mrs. Adolph Muchistein, Miss Julia.

Thomas Bryan Thu Mar 13 21:46:49 1997
Searching for BRYAN, born in Md 1750's moved to Pa. name Zepheniah BRYAN no names of parents, or siblings. Buried in Pa.

Daryl Ann Tesar Thu Mar 13 22:52:07 1997
Waloch/Wyland, Michalski They lived at 22 Kocuisko Way, on the southside. Katherina Michalski married John Waloch/Wyland abt 1881. They had four Children Cecelia born in Feb 1884 who married a Vincent Urbananski/Urban and they had 3 children Vincent or William, Helen, and another daughter. Marie was born on March 12, 1886 and she married an Andrew Michniewicz/McNevich and they had 3 children. He worked for the New York Central Railroad as Yardmaster of Transportation in Chicago, Il, Frank was born in 1888 and he was married twice and had no children and was employed by the steel mills in Pittsburgh. Christina was born in 1896 and died 28 days later, Katherine nee Michalski Waloch/Wyland died 2 days later. John remmaried and had 2 other children, Walter Wyland and Helene who died in 1918. John remmarried again in 1926 and died in 1947. He was born in Wirsitz, Germany which is now Poland. John operated a grocery store in the front house at 22 Kocuisko Way. They were members of St Adalberts and St Josephats Church. John's parents names were John Waloch alias John Wachholz in Wirsitz,Germany and his mother's name was Marianna Kubal/Kubalewski. John had 3 sisters ones name was Valerie or Walerya. John died in 1947 at 22 Kocuisko Way.

Pam McGee-Martin Fri Mar 14 15:55:25 1997
Seeking information about Joseph GRAFF b.Apr 1869 in PA and his wife Sophia b.Mar 1868 in PA. They had a daughter Edith b.21 May 1891 in Allegheny Co.,PA. Seeking information about August OSWALD b.Allegheny Co.,PA and his wife Tillie GRATER b.Allegheny Co.,PA. They had a son Wilbert W. OSWALD b.21 Sept 1886 in Allegheny Co.,PA. Wilbert W. OSWALD married Edith GRAFF and they moved to California.

Pam McGee-Martin Fri Mar 14 15:56:30 1997
Seeking information about Joseph GRAFF b.Apr 1869 in PA and his wife Sophia b.Mar 1868 in PA. They had a daughter Edith b.21 May 1891 in Allegheny Co.,PA. Seeking information about August OSWALD b.Allegheny Co.,PA and his wife Tillie GRATER b.Allegheny Co.,PA. They had a son Wilbert W. OSWALD b.21 Sept 1886 in Allegheny Co.,PA. Wilbert W. OSWALD married Edith GRAFF and they moved to California.

Richard L. Allison Fri Mar 14 16:24:26 1997
ALLISON, Andrew son of James Allison 1742 arv from North Ireland looking for ship/port of entry for James Allison

Ann Sharp Fri Mar 14 18:36:15 1997
Searching for parents, children, of Peter Sharp (176? - 184?) and his wife Judith Townsend (1771-1855), daughter of Daniel Townsend & Lydia Sawens. Lived in Peters Creek, Washington Co., PA, until 1805, then Upper St. Clair, Alleghany Co., PA, until 1820; then Harrison Co., OH.

Terri Tait Sat Mar 15 06:11:57 1997
TAIT - Looking for info on Ferdinand TAIT(b.c.1808 Eng.d.b.1861) m. Elizabeth?. Immigrated to US c.1848 from France(Eng?). 1850 Allegheny Co Census, Allegheny City. Children Elizabeth, Ferdinand,Allice(Nelly),Alfred J.,Herbert,Augustus H..

Jeff Scott Sat Mar 15 08:18:45 1997
Looking for information on Henry Thomas Little SCOTT born abt. 1825 was married to Ann SNOWDEN born abt. 1829 Theylived in the Allegheny City area of Allhegany County, Pa. They had 10 children from 1849 thru 1870. Any info would be greatly appreciated.

Jeff Scott Sat Mar 15 08:19:32 1997
Looking for information on Henry Thomas Little SCOTT born abt. 1825 was married to Ann SNOWDEN born abt. 1829 Theylived in the Allegheny City area of Allhegany County, Pa. They had 10 children from 1849 thru 1870. Any info would be greatly appreciated.

Ed Albert Sat Mar 15 11:36:25 1997
Looking for information on the families of Albert Scott CRUICKSHANK (b:1851,d:1890) and his spouse: Margaret STEWART (b: 1855, d: 1925). They are both reputed to be buried in Indiana County. Their three children are Mary Wood CRUICKSHANK (b: 4-30-1883), James Edward CRUICKSHANK (b: 1886), and Margaret CRUICKSHANK (b: 1889). At some point, members of the family moved to Allegheny and Butler Counties.

Pam McGee-Martin
Seeking information about Joseph GRAFF b.Apr 1869 in PA, and his wife Sophia b.Mar 1868 in PA. They had a daughter Edith b.21 May 1891 in Allegheny Co.,PA. Edith married Wilbert W. OSWALD b.21 Sept 1886 in Allegheny Co.,PA, and they moved to California. Also seeking information aboutWilbert OSWALD'S parents, August OSWALD born in Allegheny Co.,PA and his wife Tille Grater born in Allegheny Co.,PA.