Centre County, Pa., Queries, Sep. 1997

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Mon Sep 1 04:48:17 1997
E-mail:
John H. Ronk
Query: HOFFMAN Seeking information on a Henry HOFFMAN (probably from Mifflin Co.) who married an Elizabeth BAIR before 1850. She is most likely Elizabeth RUNKLE from Potter Twp,. d/o Jacob RUNKLE. Shows up in 1850 census in Mifflin Co., with 13-year-old Samuel BAIR. Gone to Ohio according to Jacob RUNKLE'S estate file. Would like to hear from anyone searching these lines. Thanks. E-mail me at jhr9@psu.edu

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Tue Sep 2 17:49:15 1997
E-mail:
RON YOUNG
Query: Can anyone tell me where I can buy the book. 1898 Biographical Record of Central Pennsylvania By J.H.Beers & Co.

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Wed Sep 3 02:20:03 1997
E-mail:
Chad Stanford
Query: Looking for information on family of Abraham and Mary STANFORD who were residents for many years prior to 1803 when they left for Armstrong Co., now Clarion. Abraham's brother, Jacob, along with his wife and daughter were killed by the Indians.

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Wed Sep 3 07:32:02 1997
E-mail:
Dinah
Query: Searching for information on John JAMISON, JAMESON who was born in Centre County abt 1824 and died in Huntingdon County in Nov 1895. He was married to Julian DUFFY and had several children before her death in 1864. His second wife was Catherine (CARTER) BATHURST. I am looking for John's parents. Any help would be appreciated.

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Wed Sep 3 12:20:51 1997
E-mail:
Karen McCulloch
Query: McCULLOUGH. George W. McCULLOUGH d 1868 and is bur in Milesburg. His wife Harriet STRAIT, STRAIGHT also died in Milesburg in the year 1894. Their children were: George McCULLOUGH, James Madison McCULLOUGH, Isabelle McCULLOUGH, John McCULLOCH, and Harry Henry McCULLOUGH. James b in 1857 stayed in PA. John b 1830 moved to Illinois. Harry Henry was killed in Virginia during the Civil War. George married Elnora WIRTZ and died 1924. Nothing known about Isabelle. Would like to correspond with anyone who has knowledge of this family.

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Wed Sep 3 19:26:54 1997
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Brenna Hobson Budd
Query: Philipsburg area. Looking for Samuel COULTER, a blacksmith before 1832 . After that date he was in the newly laid-out town of Freedom in Beaver county. Any information on him and/or his wife, unknown to me, or his children, I know only of one child, James COULTER who married Bess JENKINS would be appreciated.

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Sat Sep 6 13:24:01 1997
E-mail:
WILLIAMS
Query: CENTRE COUNTY GILL

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Sun Sep 7 20:52:45 1997
E-mail:
NANCY
Query: Looking for information on MATHEW G. KEATLEY born Nov. 1819 in Centre Co. Married to REBECCA LUDWIG. M.G.'s parents were WILLIAM KEATLEY (1784-1846) AND MARGARET (PEGGY) GREGG (1787-1829). They were married Feb. 14, 1846. Does anyone have information on the line of Gregg's that Peggy might have decended from? Thank you for your help.

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Mon Sep 8 13:13:35 1997
E-mail:
Jim Curry
Query: CURRY,CURRIE they were in what is now Patton Twp and that area in the late 1700 . Would like to know where they came from.

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Tue Sep 9 04:33:09 1997
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Nancy Bowser
Query: CENTRE CO.-COWHER---I am seeking information about my g-g- grandparents George and Jane COWHER from Port Matilda, PA. Their daughter, Sarah Margaret(b.1860 d.1928) is my g- grandmother. Any information on this family would be greatly appreciated.

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Wed Sep 10 16:56:33 1997
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Barbara Lucas
Query: CENTRE COUNTY....LUCAS, Selvanua b1826 d 1903, buried Bush Hollow Cemetery. Data requested for parents, siblings, wife, children. Thank you.

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Fri Sep 12 16:04:49 1997
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Susan Bailey Kurzinger
Query: CENTER COUNTY.Looking for the SEGNERS, AND BAILEYS of center county. My grandfather was HARRY BAILEY, who married Viola Segner. Viola father was MICHAEL SEGNER b. March 30, 1843 d. Jan 15, 1919. HARRY BAILEY'S father was SAMUEL H. BAILEY b. Dec 23, 1839 d. July 19, 1914. He married a Rachel E. Krebs, b. August 21, 1847, d. September8, 1909. Have some informination on the BAILEY'S dating back to RICHARD BAILEY AND MARY WILSON and their decendants. Can E-Mail me at toots@cdt.infi.net

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Sat Sep 13 16:50:14 1997
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YANCY MORT
Query: Looking for the family of Philip CONFER born c.1788 in Pa. I'm unsure of his parentage, and he and another Confer (Peter) are the only Confers living in Lycoming County from 1830-. Peter is living there from 1820 on, and Philip from 1830. I believe them to have been related, as my Philip moved into the same Twp in Lycoming Co that Peter was living in. I'm pretty stumped, and any help on this particular line will be greatly appreciated. Yancy Mort MORTSTER@prodigy.net

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Sat Sep 13 23:33:15 1997
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Marge Rice
Query: Searching for info on John Benjamin TAXIS, born ca 1775 probably in PA. Lived from ca 1817 to ca 1820-30 in Centre Co., Walker Twp. Also searching Jacob STUMP, who with wife Margaret lived Walker Twp., Centre Co. at time of his death betw. Oct 1823 & May 1824. Stump daughters married HINKLE, KINET, HURLEY, MOYER and TAXIS. John B. TAXIS moved to Venango/Clarion Co. and his daughters married MIMM, ISENBERG, CRIBBS, FREED, HAWLEY, CARSON and ECKLER. Willing to share all I have. Marge Rice

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Sun Sep 14 13:42:58 1997
E-mail:
Tom Green
Query: Looking to trade information with anyone working on the MILES and GREEN families that settled Milesburg, Centre Co. PA. Thanks, Tom Green tomfg@polaristel.net

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Mon Sep 15 10:19:02 1997
E-mail:
Thomas Green
Query: Regading Ken GREENE's query about Ira GREEN, hanged in CENTRE Co. PA ..... I have information for him, but his e-mail address is not current. Are you out there Ken? -------------------- Ken Greene Fri Jan 3 19:25:16 1997 CENTRE and ELK COUNTIES, GREEN surname Searching for the genealogical line of Ira GREEN, hanged for murdering Jerry Condo, turnkey at Centre County jail. Green, along with William DILLEN, was hanged in the jailyard on May 9, 1905. He is buried in an unmarked gravesite in Boggs Township, Centre County. According to the newspaper article about the hanging, GREEN was visited by his father, sister and little brother.

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Mon Sep 15 20:34:02 1997
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Barb Shickley
Query: any informtion on Elizabeth (Bird) Robinson dated back to 1777. William Robinson married to Ann Wilson 1832. Frederick Hart to Emma Jane Jones. James Raymond Bryant married to Anna Hart.1906 lived in lewistown centre county pa. any information would be greatly appreciated. email me at sh1el2le3@aol.com

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Tue Sep 16 08:55:48 1997
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Rebecca Erickson
Query: Researching Johannes BUCHTEL 1733-1809. Lived in Miles Tsp area near Rebersburg. 9 children married into following family lines:SNYDER, MEYER, PICKLE, KREAMER, WALTER, REBER BIERLY. Most of the family left Centre Co about 1810 and moved west to Ohio.

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Tue Sep 16 17:02:16 1997
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Hope Hughes
Query: Looking for any information on HUGHES' from Centre(Center) and the Philipsburg area. I am also searching for any information on KUKLA's or CONRAD's or GEARHART's from the Philipsburg and surrounding areas. I am willing to share any information that I may have.

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Wed Sep 17 17:24:36 1997
E-mail:
Jim
Query: KLINE, SIFORD, MURPHY in CENTRE COUNTY.. I am searching for information on George KLINE,my ggf. He married Margaret "Maggie" MURPHY, the daughter of Bernard and Margaret MURPHY of Ireland. George had a brother Sam KLINE who worked for the railroad. George's daughter was Elizabeth Viola KLINE, SIFORD b1893, m Willis SIFORD 1912, these were my grandparents who later moved to Madera and then Cleveland

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Wed Sep 17 22:22:13 1997
E-mail:
John Johnstonbaugh
Query: Would like to know address of John Bullock Fitch who placed a query on the BULLOCK family. Will place my e-mail address here. jjohnsto@cub.kcnet.org

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Thu Sep 18 22:16:26 1997
E-mail:
Bea Murdaugh
Query: Looking for the following people: SPITTLE, Mary DOB approx1850 of Centre Co. m John Carson of Chesepeake, Md. dau Katie (Katherine) CARSON, DOB 19 Jan,1875. STOVER, Anna m FRANKENBERGER, Henry DOB of both approx 1850, son Chauncey C. born 18 June 1876. Both parents of Millheim.Chauncey was also born in Millheim.

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Fri Sep 19 13:38:12 1997
E-mail:
Vonnie Henninger
Query: Looking for information on the following Centre County families: Allen, Amm, Bauer, Bower, Bulick, Cogley, Condo, Dauberman, Esterline, Evans, Frazier, Goodhart, Grape, Gramley, Grove, Guisewite, Hauck, Henninger, Horner, Houtz, Jeffries, Krape, Kryder, Lamey, Leightly, Maize, Martz, Miller, Naess, Poorman, Smith, Spangler, Stober, Stover, Tyson, Usher, Walker, Wilkinson, Wolf, Yeakley, Zerby, Zimmerman, Zook. Check my Homepage for corrections or additions: http://www.cas.psu.edu/docs/CASHOME/AGSTAFF/vonnie/sample2.html. I'm collecting information on all Miles Township (Brush Valley) families.

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Sat Sep 20 14:46:46 1997
E-mail:
Garman
Query:

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Sun Sep 21 17:31:13 1997
E-mail:
George R. Snyder
Query: I am looking for information on George Snyder born 1813, died on april 25,1894, his wife was Eve Hull born 1818, died about 1900. They had 10 children that I know of, they are as follows Susan,b-1832,James,b-1838,George Jr.,b-1841,Amanda,b-1849, Enoch,b-1851,Jeremian,b-1853,Archibald,b-12/29/1857, died March 23,1934, Cinderella,b-1859, and two others of which I have no name, b-about 1861 & 1863

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Mon Sep 22 20:14:35 1997
E-mail:
Bart Schrode
Query: PENNINGTON; Potter Twp, CENTRE Co, PA, > Chest Twp, CLEARFIELD Co, PA; anytime I am seeking any and all information on the ancestry and descendants of Jacob PENNINGTON, born c.a. 1804 and died February 17, 1881. He married Lydia WAY, born c.a. 1804 and died between 1870 and 1880. The 1850 PA Census shows Jacob, age 46, and Lydia, age 46, with the following children: Child Born Died Elizabeth 1826 Simon 1827 Robert 1828 Joshua 1829 1907 William 1832 1862 Henry 1834 Catherine 1835 Isaac 1837 1916 Lydia 1840 Mary Ann 1844 Margaret 1846 Hannah 1847 1900 Please e-mail responses to: SCHBW@aol.com

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Tue Sep 23 09:00:28 1997
E-mail:
Joan Malone-Law
Query: I would like to find (to purchase) the book: From the Valleys of the Susquehanna: The Story of the First Askey Family in America. pub:1994. Thank you.

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Wed Sep 24 08:44:58 1997
E-mail:
ADAM1953
Query: CHARLES TIERNEY EFFIE ROSE BIKKLE TRACING FAMILY ROOTS

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Wed Sep 24 17:10:05 1997
E-mail:
Alan W. HARWOOD
Query: Mary Ellen NOLAN was allegedly born in Bellefonte, CENTRE Co., PA in September, 1870. Family lore has it that she was part American Indian. She may have been adopted by the NOLAN family or from them. She later married James TATTERS of Wilkens TWP, Allegheny Co., PA. Does anyone have any information about this NOLAN family and Mary Ellen NOLAN in the 1870s?

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Thu Sep 25 08:09:44 1997
E-mail:
Madeline Dodd
Query: CENTRE CO: TUBBS George TUBBS was in Northumberland Co. 1790, in the area now Centre Co. He is gone by 1800. Does anyone know anything about him? Is he the same George TUBBS in Venango Co. in 1810? Believe his wife died about 1800, leaving sons Thomas, James and George, probably daughters.

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Thu Sep 25 08:13:38 1997
E-mail:
Madeline Dodd
Query: CENTRE CO: WATT.... Looking for WATT family headed by John WATT, supposedly from Penn's Valley. He moved to Warren Co. PA about 1799. WATT's wife is unknown, had sons James, John, Alexander, and daughter Mary. Mary was married ca 1801 in Warren Co. (to give you some idea of ages).

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Thu Sep 25 15:50:59 1997
E-mail:
Richard Furr
Query: I am looking for the children of John ROANE and Mary Elizabeth BODDORF of CENTRE Co., PA. Mary Elizabeth BODDORF was born ca 1805 and died Dec. 1853. I am specifically interested in John Lafayette ROANE, born in CENTRE Co., PA, believed to be ca 1832. I am also looking for the family of Eliphalet ROANE, believed to be an uncle of John Lafayette ROANE.

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Thu Sep 25 18:21:46 1997
E-mail:
Florence Wyland
Query: Centre County: WYLAND All burials at Eagle Cemetery Curtin

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Thu Sep 25 23:09:07 1997
E-mail:
Kathy Handley
Query: CENTRE COUNTY WILLIAMS lokking for parents of John S. Williams, born 1815. John married Eliza Butler (d. 1881) and had six sons, Joseph Green Williams (1843-1913), Isaac Richard Williams (1844-1919), Foster D. Williams (b. 1846), William J. Williams (1848- 1922); Branson Davis Williams (1850-1936), and E. Judson Williams (1848- 1848). John and Eliza lived in Centre County, around Howard; at least one of the sons (Isaac) settled in there as well. After Eliza died, John married a woman named Eva, and he died in 1900. He is buried in New Millport, PA.

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Fri Sep 26 17:11:23 1997
E-mail:
Norine Swisher
Query: SWISHER/PARSONS/WHITE/SIEGFRIED Am looking for anyone doing research or knowing anything of these families.

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Sat Sep 27 13:28:18 1997
E-mail:
John Stroade Shay
Query: Looking for family members of the SHAY and SCANDROL families.

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Sat Sep 27 13:34:52 1997
E-mail:
Dorothy L. Shay
Query: Looking for information on the following Centre County families: BLAZINA POLCE REAM, Harry

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Sun Sep 28 07:30:57 1997
E-mail:
Ronald H. Yaudes
Query: I am looking for info about Ernest Sheridan YAUDES in CENTRE County. Who were his parents and where were they from? He was born in 1898 in CENTRE County and died 1951. He was married to Myra Mae TICE.

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Sun Sep 28 13:54:29 1997
E-mail:
RUTH SWAN JOHNSON
Query: CENTRE COUNTY, BEEZER, YOUNG Will anyone researching BEEZER and YOUNG lines in Bellefonte please contact Ruth Swan Johnson. I am searching for the parents of Mary E. YOUNG, born 16 May 1851, died 7 October 1919.

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Sun Sep 28 21:32:33 1997
E-mail:
William C. Buss
Query: HANNON, John: Looking for information and other resarchers on John Hannon (Hanna) of Howard Township, Centre County, PA. John Hannon was born abt 1780 and died in Howard between 1850/1860. He is buried with his wife Eleanor Weir in the Presbyterian Cemetery at Jacksonville, Centre County, PA. Census records show that he might have been born in eirth NJ or Ireland. The name is written as either Hanna or Hannon depending on the source. His wife is Eleanor Helena Weir born 1796 and ided in Howard 1859. They had at least two sons, William Hannon (b. 5 Apr 1821 - d. 30 Oct. 1891 in Howard-married to Esther Logan b. 5 Feb 1822) and Adam Hannon (b.13 Jun 1825-d 11 Oct 1909 married Elizabeth Baker b. abt 1826). FAMILY NAMES: HANNON (HANNA, HANNAH), WEIR, LOGAN, BAKER.

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Sun Sep 28 21:50:40 1997
E-mail:
William C Buss
Query: WEIR, Eeanor Helena: Looking for other researchers of the Weir family of Pennsylvania. Eleanor Weir was married to John Hannon (Hanna). She was born abt 1796 and was born in either NJ or Ireland, died abt 1859 in Howard, Centre, PA. Two sons are known as recorded in the 1850 Census of Howard Township, William Hannon (b. 5 Apr 1821 - d. 30 Oct 1991, Civil War Veteran 193 PA Infantry) and Adam Hannon (b. 13 Jun 1825 - d. 11 Oct 1909). William married Esther Logan, and Adam married Elizabeth Baker. John and Eleanor Helena Hannon are buried in the Presbyterian Cemetery in Jacksonville, Centre County, PA. I would like to find others doing research on the Weir family of PA /NJ/IRELAND (including Northern Scotch-Irish) who may have a connected to these families. NAMES: WEIR, HANNON (HANNA), LOGAN, BAKER. e-mail: engtudor@discover.net. Thanks

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Mon Sep 29 09:53:47 1997
E-mail:
Jim Caldwell
Query: CALDWELL, James and Rebecca, left Half Moon Valley, CENTRE County in 1800, when they moved to Blacklick, Indiana Co. Need any information on their parents. Rebecca's family name is unknown. Would appreciate any info. James T. CALDWELL, 133 West Shirley St., Mount Union, Pa 17066

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Tue Sep 30 12:25:38 1997
E-mail:
Richard Hunsinger
Query: HUNSINGER, George, Centre County. Born 3/15/1839, died 10/20/1894. Was son of George HUNSINGER. He was married to Hannah Meyers, born 4/28/1851 , died 2/14/1874. Supposedly he was murdered and his body found along the railroad tracks in the Bellfonte Area of Centre County. Am looking for any obituary or news clipping for any additional information concerning this.

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Tue Sep 30 16:55:40 1997
E-mail:
Barbara Lucas
Query: Centre County....HINTON, Clara Gertrude...possibly of Altoona....has done LUCAS research and trying to contact. Thank you.

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Tue Sep 30 16:57:43 1997
E-mail:
Barbara Lucas
Query: CENTRE CO...MILLER, L. S.: Have info for you, please con- tact.

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Tue Sep 30 17:23:50 1997
E-mail:
Joe Kahley
Query: CENTRE WYLAND HARSHBERGER AUKERMAN HEGE CAROLUS

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Tue Sep 30 18:42:09 1997
E-mail:
Linda Webb
Query: I am looking for information about Howard Acker, married to Susan Keister. Looking for father and mother of Howard. Thanks, LW

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