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The YEARICK Family


This column is part of a feature series which focuses on a different Centre County family each week. Five new columns will be released each month unless some technical difficulty enters the picture.

This column's focus is on YEARICK. An effort has been made to identify all persons carrying that name in the 1890 U.S. Census, using the Centre County business directory which was formed from a preliminary review of that census before the larger set of 1890 U.S. Census records was destroyed by fire. (Sadly, the postal directory does not typically provide the ages of females, but it's the best record we've got).

Three books in the Pennsylvania Room of the Centre County Library in Bellefonte apparently deal with the Yearick family. They are Smith-Rheam (1930), Peter S, Favro's Holdeman Genealogy: Later Changed to Holdeman, and Harry Garbrick's Yearick Family.

There are 15 different first-name entries for Yearick in John Blair Linn's History of Centre and Clinton County (1883). In addition, there are many references to the name in Beers' Commemorative Biographical Record of Central Pennsylvania (1898).

And, now, your ancestors' YEARICK neighbors in 1890:

In GREGG Township:

Benjamin F., 45, farmer--Madisonburg
	Catharine
	John F. 15
	Benjamin F. Jr. 13
	Harry C. 11
	Uriah K. 9
	Clyde H. 6
	Charles O. 4
Franklin A., 38, farmer--Madisonburg
	Helen
	Herbert 12
	Samuel 10
	Evans W. 7
	Samuel 63

In HAINES Towsnhip:

Allen M., 27, carpenter--Woodward
	Emma R.
	Florence C.
Benjamin F., 41, laborer--Woodward
	Priscilla
	Amelia B.
	Mary J.
Thomas, 57, druggist--Aaronsburg
	Phoebe

In MARION Township:

Adam, 60, farmer--Walker
	Sarah A.
	Minnie S.
	Sanota A.
Calvin F., 46--Walker
Charles E., 28, farmer--Walker
	Emma M.
	Mable E.
	Mollie C.
	Clarence A. 2
	Zelma
Harvey S., 28, laborer--Walker
	Katie
Henry, 68, retired--Walker
	Catharine
	Tillie E.
Jacob, 68, retired--Walker
	Blaine 8
Jane P.--Walker
	Nathaniel N. 38
	Jane E.
	Charles N. 12
	Earl 10
	Alta A.
John W., 28, farmer--Walker
	Elmetta
	Walter H. 6
	Cicero E. 4
	Lottie
Mabel F.--Walker

In MILES Township:

Peter, 64, farmer--Madisonburg
	Susanna 
	George I. 20
William 17--Wolfs Store

In PENN Township:

Anna--Coburn

In POTTER Township:

Mary B.--Centre Hall

In SPRING Township:

John S., 31, farmer--Bellefonte
	Nancy J.
	Charles E. 8
	Harry 5
Milton 16--Pleasant Gap

In WALKER Township:

Amanda M.--Zion
Israel, 52, farmer--Nittany
	Catharine
	Maggie J.
	Maggie M.
	Emma L.
	Harry L. 8
	Clara L.
	Bertha M.