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Surname PLUS Feature Web Pages

NEW in 2008

1902 Presque Isle Journal - Scanned images and transcription contributed by Karen Smith Tait.  [New: 11/8/08][KT01].

Rebekas circa 1962 - Picture and information contributed by April Worster.  [New: 3/2/08][AW17].

Surname PLUS Feature Web Pages from 2007

Joseph Holden Family - Picture and information contributed by Bimmy Urso.  [12/24/07][BU04].

Unknown Woman - Possibly at 26th and Harvard - Picture and information contributed by Kris Valentine.  [11/13/07][KV01].

Bishop Rogers Israel - Picture and information contributed by Bill Klauk.  [11/6/07][BK42].

Charles Harrison Lovrien - Picture and information contributed by Michelle L Slabaugh.  [9/6/07][MLS01].

H. H. Holmes Store - Elgin - Picture and information contributed by Dorothy Miller.  [4/12/07][DMI11].

WWII Friends of Richard Walter Tatar - Pictures and information contributed by Bekky Tatar-Kinsey.  [4/09/07][BTK04].

Additional Gifford Photos - Pictures and information contributed by Myrtice Gifford Forsythe in 2001 but were never posted until now.  [2/27/07][MGF04].

Various Unidentified Photos - Pictures and information contributed by Kathleen Ticknor Lawless.  [2/22/07][KTL04].

Irish and Ticknor Family Photos - Pictures and information contributed by Kathleen Ticknor Lawless.  [2/20/07][KTL02].

Various Identified Family Photos - Pictures and information contributed by Kathleen Ticknor Lawless.  [2/20/07][KTL03].

Tatar - Mankowski Family Photos - Pictures and information contributed by Bekky Tatar-Kinsey.  [1/24/07][BTK03].

Surname PLUS Feature Web Pages from 2006

Reynolds - Starkey - submitted by Dorothy Miller, pictures and small bit of family history of grandmother and great great grandfather. [4/13/02; updated 11/27/06][DMI03]

People from Reed Mfg and Griffin Mfg - Pictures and information contributed by Barb Seyler.  [10/29/06][BSE25]

Joe (Guiseppe) Grande - Picture and information contributed by Searchmyfamily@aol.com.  [6/27/06][MYS01]

Rosenburg Family 1925 - 1928 - Picture and information submitted by Jim and Carol Rosenburg by way of Merle W. Kuhn.   [6/19/06][JCR01]

Surname PLUS Feature Web Pages from 2005

Zadie Hickley - Picture submitted by Shelley Cardiel.   [11/27/05][SC02]

Brockway School Teachers - Maynard Sisters - Pictures submitted by Carolyn Cleveland by way of Evelyn Baker.  [4/24/05][EB45]

Rosenburg Reunion circa 1912 - Pictures and information submitted by Judy Smith Magons.   [3/2/05][JSM09]

Rosenzweig Family - Pictures and information submitted by Michael Rose.   [2/1/05][MRO01]

Miner Steenberg - Photo and information submitted by Andy Pochatko.   [1/30/05; updated 2/27/05][AP06]

Crane Brothers - Photo and information submitted by Kathleen Ticknor Lawless.  [1/25/05][KTL01]

Brock Wedding Party Photo - Photos and information submitted by Betty Brock.   [1/22/05][BB01]

Julia Allen and Children - Photos and information submitted by April Wooster.   [1/17/05][AW14]

Allen Home - Photos and information submitted by April Wooster.   [1/17/05][AW13]

Sherrod / Sherred Faces - Photos and information submitted by Jackie Mumbach.   [1/12/05][JDM01]

Surname PLUS Feature Web Pages from 2004

Millie Mae Orr Pattison - Photo and information submitted by April Worster.   [6/17/04[AW12]

Young Orval and Calvin Baldwin - Photo and information submitted by April Worster.   [6/17/04[AW11]

Baldwin Children - Photo and information submitted by April Worster.   [6/17/04[AW10]

Charles and Maude Baldwin Richards - Photo and information submitted by April Worster.   [4/22/04][AW09]

Baldwin and Allen Family - Photo and information submitted by April Worster.   [4/22/04][AW08]

Cambell Family - Photo and information submitted by April Worster.   [4/22/04][AW07]

AH and Ella Dumond Pattison - Photo and information submitted by April Worster.   [4/21/04][AW06]

Pattison Sisters - Photo and information submitted by April Worster.   [4/21/04][AW05]

Pattison and Bartholme Family - Photo and information submitted by April Worster.   [4/21/04][AW04]

Surname PLUS Feature Web Pages from 2003

Thomas Hanlon - Erie City Clerk - 61 years - a sketch of and information about a man who held the postion of City Clerk in the City of Erie for 61 years. Sketch and information submitted by Jessica Denny.   [12/13/03][JBD01].

Reed Manufacturing Tool Room - a photo of a group of 7 men (six identified) during WWI from Reed Manufacturing including Clyde Way, the submitter's grandfather. Photo and information submitted by Barbara Root Seyler.   [9/18/03][BSE24].

Farr's Red & Black Melody Boys - a photo of a band, probably in the 1930s, including Walton Robert Banister. Photo and information submitted by Gaylene Kerr Banister.   [9/3/03][GB58].

Three Photos from Corry - unidentified photos and information submitted by Ginny Eakin.  [4/22/03][GE01]

1934 Dibble-Tyrrell Wedding Photo - photo and information submitted by Evelyn Baker from Christina Tyrrell Sedler. [4/23/03][EB41]

1897 Hoffman Wedding Photo - photo and information submitted by Mary Wittman Pope.  [4/16/03][MWP01]

Samuel Baker - Erie Fireman - photo and information submitted by Evelyn Baker and Samuel Edward Baker.   [4/9/03][EB40]

Seth and Hannah Reed - several images submitted by Mark Rees, with an additional image and biographical background material added by Bill Klauk.   [3/17/03] [MR01]

Arthur Schaub - several items and a photo submitted by Teresa Hughes associated with Art Schaub. Art graduated from Corry High School in 1913.   [3/3/03][TH02]

Hammermill Paper Company 1923 Founders and Veteran Employees - scanned images from the Hammermill Paper Company 25th Anniversary edition of its employee magazine, the Hammermill Bond. Includes text extract of company founders, officers and employees with over 20 years of service with the company. [2/19/03][BK04]

Surname PLUS Feature Web Pages from 2002

  Wattsburg Lumber Company Employees - link to a photo posted on one of Betty Matteson Rhodes web pages showing 11 Wattsburg Lumber Company employees in early 1950s. [Note: as of 1/2007 the link is broken]. [9/8/02][BMR18]

 Early 1900s Class Photos -Western Erie County - Charles Schumacher - Two class photos from an unknown school in Western Erie Co around 1903 to 1910 submitted by Helene Schumacher Barner. [5/13/02][HSB02]

 Anderson-Clark 1909 Wedding - submitted by Pamela Anderson, a single picture supposedly of the 1909 wedding party for Raymond Anderson and Ethel Mae Clark. [5/3/02][PA01]

 Archie Edward Bovee - submitted by Evelyn Baker, a single WWI military uniform picture of her godfather and Uncle Archie Bovee. [4/22/02][EB39]

Altstadt-Reilly Camping Trip 1911 - submitted by Mary A. Granahan, this page features 6 pictures taken during an August 1911 camping trip to Millcreek, plus three paragraphs from a diary written about the trip. [4/23/02][MAG03]

Thelma Altstadt - submitted by Mary A. Granahan, this features 5 pictures of Thelma, her brother and parents between 1904 and 1921. [4/20/02][MAG02]

Altstadt-Reilly Wedding 1901 - submitted by Mary A. Granahan, a wedding picture of her great grandmother in June 1901, along with a transcribed newpaper article. [4/19/02][MAG01]

Robison Reunion - submitted by Marjorie Belle Robison English by way of Evelyn Baker, a 1926 picture of 8 women at the Robison Reunion at Shadeland. [4/9/02][MRE01]

Sherrod Reunion - submitted by Kathy Ebert, a circa 1926 picture of a Sherrod Family Reunion with about 20 people identified. [4/8/02][KE02]

Minnie & Nelson Olmstead - submitted by Evelyn Baker, this is a wedding photo from 1896. [3/17/02][EB38]

Benjamin Allen (1841-1912) - submitted by Larry Combs, great great grandson. Includes a civil war uniform picture of Benjamin Allen. [3/24/02][LC02]

The CRAIN Family - submitted by Larry Combs, this feature shows four portraits, including John Crain and his brothers, John Crain's mother Susan Titus, and John Crain's wife and children. [3/24/02] [LC01]

Aylsworth to Hughes - submitted by Teresa Hughes, this is a portrait taken in Corry, PA of 4 maternal generations of ancestors of Jack Hughes, Teresa's husband. Also includes brief family history of those pictured. [3/12/02][TH01]

Statton-Sturm - two pictures submitted by Shelley Cardiel that have been 'rescued', one of a young Marjorie Statton in 1912 and the other of 4 Sturm children probably taken late 1800s. [3/5/02][SC01]

Surname PLUS Feature Web Pages from 2001

Home for the Friendless - Adams - submitted by Mary Lou Cheney. A single picture of boys at the Erie Home for the Friendless in 1921 with two Adams boys identified. [3/18/01][MLC01]

Albion School 1930s Class Pictures - submitted by Betty Macdonald and Diana Fitzsimons. Senior year picture for Albion HS Class of 1935 and Junior year picture for Class of 1938. [2/01;updated 6/16/01][BM03]

Albion Area School Classes - 1927 to 1935 - pictures submitted by Betty Macdonald from her mother's Class pictures up to and including the Albion High School Class of 1935. [6/17/01] [BM02]

Robinson-Amy & Unidentified - submitted by Thomas Press who is seeking information about the unidentified couple. Tom's Aunt (mother's sister) and Uncle are in the rear of this circa 1910 photo. [2/1/01][TP01]

Brooks Family - submitted by Ron Bloch. Seven pictures of family members and the Corry area family home. [10/01; updated 3/14/02][ROB04]

Charles & Rachel Dougan - submitted by Monica Erickson. Single picture of Monica's 3rd Great Grandparents with dates of birth, death and marriage. [3/16/02][ME01]

Josiah Emerson Family - submitted by Linda Emerson. Includes circa 1890 family portrait, with identification of all family members. [1/01; updated 5/15/01][LE01]

Gifford Reunion - submitted by Myrtice Gifford Forsythe. A single picture with over 60 people, all unidentified. Two additional related pages will be developed shortly. [3/7/01][MGF03]

Jacob Haller - submitted by Anne Nestlerode. Short bio of Jacob Haller and the Jacob Haller Co of Erie, and two photos related to Jacob Haller. [4/24/01][AN01]

Hutchinson Family - submitted by Sharon Dulcich. Includes an 1886 family portrait of the David Hutchinson family, and 11 thumbnail index photos (linked to full size photos) and descriptions of gravestones in Girard Cemetery. [3/13/01][SD01]

Peters - Reinger - Arn - submitted by Myrtice Gifford Forsythe. A limited biography of her Great Great and Great Grandparents with several 1880, 1890 period photos. A touching story of immigrant ancestors, one who died enroute, one who was born enroute, and the wife and new mother arriving in America. [3/9/01; updated 2/9/07] [MGF02]

Schumacher - submitted by Helene Schumacher Barner. Includes a circa 1906 family gathering (only several of about 50 people identified), a pre-Civil War picture of Edwin A. Warner who was killed in the war, and what is possibly a wedding picture of Helene's grandparents. [3/11/01][HSB01]

Peter Storkel Family - submitted by Susan McAleer. Includes 1899 wedding photo and 1910 family portrait, plus narrative about this immigrant family. [2/5/01][SM01]

Bill & Zoe Sugden - submitted by Larry Sugden. Single picture of Bill & Zoe in their store, B & Z Grocery at 418 State Street. [3/4/01; updated 5/26/02][LS01]

Wescott Siblings - submitted by Betty Macdonald. Four siblings with ties to the Bessemer and Lake Erie Railroad, all buried in the Albion Cemetery. [2/22/01][BM01]

1901 - July 4th Gathering (Bunch at Lake) - submitted by Evelyn Baker. Picture and names of 14 people on July 4, 1901. [3/24/01][EB37]

1930 City of Erie School Board - submitted by Bill Klauk. Pictures and identifying information of the 12 members as extracted from the 1930 East High School yearbook. [3/18/01; updated 2/9/07][BK03]


Links to Other Albums & Web Pages

Teri Brown's Erie County Old Photos - part of a site called Western Pennsylvania Old Photos. Many of the old photo's posted here are of Erie County people. This is an alternative site for old photos and postcard scans concerning Erie County (PA) that may not fit into the Erie Co (PA) Genealogy web pages.


Links below are described more fully on the Family Histories page.


This page was originally developed by Mike Wennin based on the use of the photo album service at Zing.com. However, that service is no longer available, although there are several other free photo album services available. To be linked on this page, set up your album using a free photo album service or your own web page, and then send the URL along with a list of surnames to Bill Klauk. If you are having trouble creating an album, or do not wish to do so, but would like to share people pictures, then send scanned .jpg image files to Bill and he will build a web page. It is important that you include surnames and have the pictures well captioned so that other researchers can find the photos they might like to see. If you have any questions, contact Bill!  If you have a family history oriented web page, or family history stories to share about Erie County (PA) families, please see information on the Family Histories page.


This page was last updated on  Saturday, November 8, 2008.

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