Centre County, Pa., Queries, May 1997

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Thu May 1 07:46:15 1997
E-mail:
Melony Graham
Query: I am looking for any information on the artist/sculptor George Grey BARNARD who was born in Bellfonte. Also if there is anyone in Centre Co. willing to send me information from that area on George Grey BARNARD, that is local history.

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Thu May 1 16:26:25 1997
E-mail:
Sid Drumheiser
Query: Samuel and Sarah (YOUNG) LEITZEL. Searching for information on this family. Who was Samuel's father and mother? Who was Sarah's? Samuel died at Chancellorsville, VA 3 May 1863.

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Thu May 1 17:16:19 1997
E-mail:
SHIRLEY M BROWN
Query: WHITE. Looking for the parents of William WHITE b. 1812 in Centre Co. Pa. Occ. Forge. m. 24-Dec. 1837 in Trin. Luth Ch., Reading, Berks Co., Pa. Naomia LEWIS, b. 1820 Pine Grove, Lebanon Co., PA. d. Nov. 4,1891. William died 25-Mar.1883 . Both are buried in Duncannon, Perry Co., Pa.

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Sat May 3 02:37:05 1997
E-mail:
John Ronk
Query: Looking for the parents of Henry (SCHMIDT) SMITH's wife, Anna Catherina BEAL or BIEHL, b. ca 1797 in Pa. and died around 1867 in Centre County. Their children were christened at Penns Creek Lutheran Church in Gregg Township. Beers Commemorative Biographical Record in an entry on their son says his mother's maiden name was BIEHL. A similar book in Armstrong County has an entry on another son which says the name is BEAL and of English origin. Anyone else searching BEAL or BIEHL in Centre County? Her husband Henry was born 10-Apr-1797 in Pa., and died 21-Apr- 1879 in Penn Twp.

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Sat May 3 18:31:11 1997
E-mail:
Roger Northrup
Query: HARKINS,John Thomas. PUFF, Mary R. Looking for a John Thomas HARKINS born on or about March 5, 1886, Bellefonte. Father name same, Mother name Mary R. PUFF. John HARKINS entered the US Army Jan 11, 1921 at Fort Slocum, New York. He was discharged at Camp Grant, Illinois located near Rockford, Illinois on or about July 14, 1921. His occupation was listed as a fireman. He was paid travel pay to Camp Hill, Pa. John HARKINS married my grandmother Laura MORTON on July 14, 1921 Her date of Birth Oct 23, 1894, Sioux City, Iowa One child was born of this marriage Mary Jean HARKINS, born Apr 15, 1922. When my mother was six weeks old John HARKINS disappeared and was never heard from again. Upon my mother death I found the discharge papers of John HARKINS. I do not want to cause anyone any trouble I am just trying to learn of my ancestors, where they came from, and if there is any family. Thank you for any assistance you can offer. My Name is Roger E. Northrup. 2573 Bella Vista Drive, Vista, Ca. 92084 Phone Number is 760-727-7555. Email is rogn@juno.com

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Sun May 4 11:55:49 1997
E-mail:
Rosalie Kimmerly
Query: Would like information on Jacob Stober/Stover born ca 1749 Married Eve Catherine Weber/Weaver ca 1768 in Dauphin Co., Pa. They lived in Centre Co Rosalie Kimmerly Kimmerly@cybersol.

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Sun May 4 11:58:52 1997
E-mail:
Rosalie Kimmerly
Query: Would like to know parents of Julianna ? who married Adam Stover. Adam born 1773 and died 1825. There children were, Elizabeth, Christina, Jacob, Adam, Sarah, Andrew, Philip, and Michael. This family lived in Centre County, Pa. Rosalie Kimmerly Kimmerly@cybersol.com

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Sun May 4 12:01:50 1997
E-mail:
Rosalie Kimmerly
Query: Would like information on Mary (Polly) Moyer/Meyer who married Andrew Stover 1837 in Centre Co. Polly was born January 20, 1814 and she died March 9, 1898. Rosalie Kimmerly Kimmerly@cybersol.com

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Sun May 4 12:06:05 1997
E-mail:
Rosalie Kimmerly
Query: Would like information on Susan BOWER, born August 9, 1855 in Centre County (possibly Aaronsburg) She married James William STOVER on January 1, 1875. In 1879 they moved to Berrien County,Mi. Who are Susan's parents? Rosalie Kimmerly Kimmerly@cybersol.com

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Sun May 4 14:06:28 1997
E-mail:
Robin Faught Collins
Query: Seeking info on CIVIL/SIVEL(S) family of Mifflin/Centre Cos. Children of family (born in early 1800's) included: Samuel Sivels who lived in Centre Co at his death in early 1880's; James Sivels who moved to Dayton OH in mid 1800's; Mary who married Isaac Harshbarger and lived in Mifflin Co; Ezekiel Civils/Sivils who lived in Centre Co., and Nancy (born ca. 1810) who married David Major and lived in Mifflin Co. her entire life. Who were the parents of the CIVIL/SIVEL children? I am descended from Nancy. Thanks for any help. Am willing to share what I know.

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Sun May 4 16:20:21 1997
E-mail:
Vicki Fretz
Query: ROYER, WINTER, MILES TWP. REIBERSBURG CENTER CO. PA. Seeking information on CHRISTOPHER ROYER family. He moved to MILES TWP. in about 1807. CHRISTOPHER was married to a MAGDALINE ? their children were DANIEL, CATHERINE, HENRY, BARBARA married to WILLIAM BIERLY, THOMAS JEFFERSON, JOEL, ELIZABETH married to HENRY SMULL, AMOS and SALOME SARAH married to SAMUEL WINTER their children were JAMES WINTER, MARY WINTER married to MICHAEL ELERICK and ANNETTA (ANNA) WINTER married to GEORGE P. SHAFFER. Some of these people are buried in the Reibersburg Luthern Reform Cemetery. Can anyone tell me where I might find records for this cemetery?

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Tue May 6 12:46:40 1997
E-mail:
Jerry R. McCloskey
Query: LEECH or LEITCH- I'm looking for information on a MOSES LEECH, he married Rebecca (Lingle) McCloskey after the death of her first husband David McCloskey. David died around 1830. The only thing I know of Moses and Rebecca is that they lived in the Howard area. They are buried in the Howard Cemetery. Moses was born abt.1802 and died Sept.8,1866 at the age of 64 yrs. His wife Rebecca was born Oct.25,1791 and died May 26,1865.Rebecca was my 3rd great-grandmother. I am trying to find out if they had any children, and where was Moses from and his parents. Any info would be appreciated.

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Tue May 6 16:35:46 1997
E-mail:
Linda Mockenhaupt
Query: Trying to find the family of John HARTLEY, born about 1830 in Centre, PA. It didn't specify whether that was Township or county in his war record. He died in Andersonville Prison as a POW leaving three children, James, Matilda, and Virginia. His wife, Sarah CUPPLES was from Mifflin Co. Any help will be appreciated

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Tue May 6 19:40:34 1997
E-mail:
Mary Dilks
Query: My G-G-Grandfather was JOHN S. BENNER who was born in Penn. in 1812. Am looking for his parents and siblings. He moved to Il. and was married there to Harriet Smead.

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Wed May 7 06:28:29 1997
E-mail:
Vicki Kidder-Clark
Query: CENTRE COUNTY- Looking for BIERLY and FULLMER: My grandfather, George Calvin Kidder, married Kathryn Fullmer, who died in Bellefonte around 1888. Any info on Kathryn Fullmer would be appreciated. Am also looking for info on Joseph (b. 5/24/1831) and Susan (b. 8/26/1835) Bierly, buried in Madisonburg cemetery. Specifically, would be interested in who their parents were. Will be glad to share any information that I have on Kidder/Bierly/Fullmer etc.,. Thanks! Vicki Clark

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Wed May 7 12:38:24 1997
E-mail:
Elaine Waiters
Query: KIPLINGER, WEAVER, WEBER, Centre Co, PA Elizabeth KIPLINGER, daughter of Johannas, married Daniel WEBER or WEAVER. Johannas (John) KIPLINGER died in about 1827 in Miles Township, Centre Co, PA, leaving children: Elizabeth WEAVER, Henry, Peter, John, David, William and Jacob. Daniel and Elizabeth (KIPLINGER) WEBER/WEAVER lived in Miles Township and had Jacob, b. 1827, Eve, b. 1823, and Harriet, b. 1830. Daniel d. in about 1833 leaving Elizabeth to raise the children. Jacob WEAVER came to CA in 1849. I would appreciate any help on the KIPLINGER and WEAVER families.

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Fri May 9 06:56:32 1997
E-mail:
Denise Lindfield
Query: Seeking information on Phillip M. MILLER, born CENTRE County, on March 21, 1813. He moved to Muskingum County, OH in 1832 and married Elizabeth BUSH.

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Sun May 11 09:42:05 1997
E-mail:
Jennifer Boone
Query: Hello, I am looking for anyone who is relate to EDWARD MCCLELLAND BOONE. he is my great great grandfather. he married to Bertha Rebecca Musser and they had 4 older children born in Fielder, PA. then they moved to Scotland, South Dakota. My great grandfather Carl Nevin Boone was born October 1905 on the farm. Edward was born December 17, 1868 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. his mother name was Elizabeth Bierly no father name (I think he is relate to Daniel Boone's family tree). On Edward and Bertha's marriage license it said that Edward's mother name was Mary Boone no father name. I have the obituary said that Edward died in 1941 somewhere in California and his mother name was Elizabeth Bierly. He left his family in South Dakota without telling them where he was ahead. His wife decided to take her youngest children (Carl, Marcellus and Vera) with her back to PA. her other children got married and stayed in SD. He never came back to PA. or SD. I have been working on trying to find the information of Edward's parents and the family tree. here is my address you can contact me: Jennifer Boone 6417 Edgewood Drive Rome, NY 13440 Thank you, Jennifer Boone

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Wed May 14 12:07:16 1997
E-mail:
Bob Baker
Query: The Ladies of the Moshannon Chapter of the DAR in celebration of Philipsburg's upcoming bicentennial this summer are trying to locate data documenting the land holdings of the 12 original settlers of Philipsburg, then known as Moshannon. Does anyone know where the original deeds of the following folks may be housed? Conrad BERGMAN, Joseph BARTH, Jacob DIEMELING, Eberhart KLUMBACH, William LEARY, Rev. LEIPOLDT, Jacob MEYER, James McAULEY, Christian REES, John Henry SIMLER, John SHILOH, and John G. SCHULTZ.

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Thu May 15 20:14:34 1997
E-mail:
Deana M. Landis
Query: I am looking for information on Charles William Klinger and Dennis Rambo. Please give me any info you may have on them.

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Sat May 17 08:34:05 1997
E-mail:
Robin Helman
Query: DOUGHERTY/HELMAN/BOWER: Seeking information on Abel, Cornelius, Edward, and James DOUGHERTY. All show up in the 1820 Centre County, Pennsylvania census index. Our Great Great Grandmother was Sophia DOUGHERTY who married John HELMAN. Their son was Abel Dougherty HELMAN who founded Ashland , OR. John and Sophia also had a son Jacob D. HELMAN who married Susan BOWER in Centre Co.,PA in 1860, she was the daughter of Christian and Susan (SCHENCK) BOWER. Home Page: http://members.aol.com/abelhelman/helman.htm Thanks! Robin Helman

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Mon May 19 04:43:11 1997
E-mail:
Donald Wilson
Query: Researching William B. Bailey - abt. 1795 - possible resident of Centre County - son William Benjamin Bailey - b:1816 - who married Sarah Baird - 1812. They had a son Benjamin G. Bailey who married Mary A. Boils (Boyles) 1857; another son William T. Bailey - both from Blair County - Antis Twp. Ben G. Bailey's son John migrated to Centre County from Blair Co. Trying to connect Centre County Bailey's to our Blair County Bailey's. Willing to share Bailey tree with interested persons.

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Mon May 19 10:49:57 1997
E-mail:
Catherine Benjamin
Query: I am looking for information on PETER, born June 29, 1809 and SUSAN WEAVER REESE, born Sept.28, 1818. Their children were: Robert, Mary J. SARAH (who married Abram FOX) Sophia, Solomon, Harriet,John, Samuel, David, James, Rebecca, William and Joseph.

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Mon May 19 19:07:25 1997
E-mail:
Ron Young
Query: I am looking for informatiom on John Kelley And Ellizabeth Feltk (Kelley), Nathaniel A. Warren and Catharine A. Shimmel all of Centre County Also information on Danial and Mary Frantz Children, Lida,Nomely,Nancy,Samuel,Christiana,Jacob,Peter,Hannah,David,John,Rachel and Belle.

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Tue May 20 11:26:27 1997
E-mail:
Rosalie Kimmerly
Query: Thank you Ray Brook for the information you sent me regarding the Stober family. I tried to e-mail you, but it all comes back undeliverable. Please contact me. Rosalie

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Thu May 22 20:53:42 1997
E-mail:
Pat Stover Fair
Query: Would like to hear from anyone who is descended from a Centre County Stover family. Please visit my Stover Genealogy home page at http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Hills/8220. There you can post your Stover queries and submit your Stover lineage.

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Fri May 23 19:58:09 1997
E-mail:
Burna K. Jamieson
Query: TREASTER, DUTCHER - Centre County, PA I am trying determine who the parents of a Jacob TREASTER were. He was born in 1799 in/near Centre County. Jacob married Margaret DUTCHER from Northumberland County in 1826. I believe they were in Potter Twp. in the 1830 Census. They sold property in Centre County in 1841 and moved west. Their children born in Centre County were Catherine (b. 1826), Rebecca (b. 1828), Mary (b. 1830), William (b. 1834), Isaac (b. 1836), and Amelia & Lucy (twins b. 1839). Jacob died in 1863 and Margaret in 1859; they are buried in the Orangeville Cemetery, Oneco Township, Stephenson Co., IL.

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Sat May 24 20:28:06 1997
E-mail:
Larry K. Blanton
Query: Northumberland Co, seeking information on BURT,SCOTT,BONSER and BARBER FAMILIES taht migrated to SCIOTO CO. OHIO ca. 1806. Benjamen Burt (Rev. soldier ) married Rhoda Bonser ; their daughter Elizabeth married Robert Scott her in SCIOTO CO. need information on Robert Scott's parentage . He was from your co. Any information on any of these surnames would be greatly appreciated.

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Sun May 25 04:50:19 1997
E-mail:
A. Sheneberger
Query: I am interested in ANY information on PHILIP SHENEBERGER, who lived in CENTRE CO., HARRIS TWP. ABT 1840 - 1860+.

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Tue May 27 11:09:44 1997
E-mail:
Shanon Crowther
Query: Researching CROWTHER / ARMAGOST(ARMACOST) from Baltimore, MD to Centre, Co abt. 1800.

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Thu May 29 19:03:10 1997
E-mail:
Tom Pletcher
Query: CENTRE COUNTY, PLETCHER, NEFF, SCHENCK, SPADE, STERNMAN, BRAKIN. My ancestors moved from Lancaster PA. to Cente county around 1795. Henry Pletcher moved with two three son's. I am trying to figure out if his mother, may have moved with him. She may have been married to a Schenck or Mennart her name was Mary, Marie or Anna. Any information would be helpful. Sincerely Tom Pletcher

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Fri May 30 04:34:04 1997
E-mail:
Russ McGregor
Query: Steel C.HUNTER was born 1831 in Pennsylvania, and died 1913 in Bellefonte, Pa.. He married (1) Amanda. He married (2) Catharine. Children of Steel Hunter and Amanda are: 2 William D HUNTER, born 1873. 3 Maggie E. HUNTER, born 1875. 4 Maime A. HUNTER, born 1878. 5 Samuel Ardel HUNTER, born November 12, 1880 in Bellefonte, Pa.; died February 18, 1886 in Bellefonte, Pa.. Children of Steel Hunter and Catharine are: 6 Alma C HUNTER 7 Frank T. HUNTER, born 1863 in Milesburg, Pa.. 8 Lorena B. HUNTER, born 1866.

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