Erie County (PA) Genealogy

Family Histories & Biographies

Clother B. Allen and Abraham "Abram" Silverthorn

Contributed by Joan Fiesler


Fairview Township contributor Joan Fiesler has provided the two brief family histories below. They are being posted at this time in support of the Cemetery feature page, Van Camp Road Cemetery. Any questions or comments concerning these family histories should be sent directly to Joan Fiesler.


 

CLOTHER B. ALLEN - Compiled by Joan Fiesler, as of 8-3-2005

Generation No. 1

1. CLOTHER BECKWITH3 ALLEN (SAMUEL PIERCE2, JOHN1) was born Nov 29, 1799 in Amsterdam, Montgomery Co., NY, and died May 18, 1875 in 75 years, 5 months, 19 days. Girard, Erie Co., PA. He married (1) PHEBE NORTHRUP Mar 15, 1821 in 1st marriage for Clother.. She died Oct 29 in Age 32 y?, 11m, 16d.. He married (2) ESTHER HUYCK Sep 24, 1840 in 2nd marriage for Clother. She died Nov 26, 1880 in Gibbon, Nebraska.

 

Notes for CLOTHER BECKWITH ALLEN:

Source: The Allen Family, a brief history from John Allen to Hannah Adelia Allen, compiled and submitted by John A. Hirsch,. Oct. 4, 1994. Family Group Sheet Page A-4. Record No. 151, dated 12-9-1991. On file at FAHS.

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Source: The Allen Family, a brief history from John Allen to Hannah Adelia Allen, compiled and submitted by John A. Hirsch,. Oct. 4, 1994. Page I-5 - Marriages - (1) Clother Beckwith Allen, m. #1 Phebe Northrup 15 Mar 1821. #2 Mrs. Esther Huyck Cook, 24 Sept 1840". On file at FAHS also material located in the Allen Folder at the Erie County Historical Society, 419 State St., Erie, PA. 16501.

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Source: The Allen Family, a brief history from John Allen to Hannah Adelia Allen, compiled and submitted by John A. Hirsch,. Oct. 4, 1994. Page I-6 -Death List. - Children of Samuel Pierce Allen and Lucy Beckwith. On file at FAHS. Family History Center Library Microfilm roll 1036418.

"#2 CLOTHER BECKWITH ALLEN - died 18 May 1875 at Girard, PA. he and first wife PHEBE NORTHRUP are buried on his farm in McKean Township, Erie Co., PA. Second wife ESTHER HUYCK ALLEN COOK died 26 Nov 1880 in Gibbon, Nebraska an is buried at Gibbon".

Allen family cemetery, at Van Camp & Elk Park Rds., Fairview Twp., Erie Co., PA. Read by Joan Fiesler, 4-30-2003

"CLOTHER B. ALLEN,

Died May 18 ........ Aged 77yr 5 m ... d.

Allen family cemetery, at Van Camp & Elk Park Rds., Fairview Twp., Erie Co., PA. Read by Joan Fiesler, 4-30-2003.......need to determine relationship to Allen family.

"WILLIAM E. ALLEN,

at Empire City, Colorado

Oct 31, 1875

More About CLOTHER BECKWITH ALLEN:

Burial: On his farm in McKean, Erie Co., PA (Small cemetery on Van Camp Rd. on Leopold property)

 

Notes for PHEBE NORTHRUP:

Source: The Allen Family, a brief history from John Allen to Hannah Adelia Allen, compiled and submitted by John A. Hirsch,. Oct. 4, 1994. Family Group Sheet Page A-4. Record No. 151, dated 12-9-1991. On file at FAHS.

Allen family cemetery, at Van Camp & Elk Park Rds., Fairview Twp., Erie Co., PA. Read by Joan Fiesler, 4-30-2003

"PHEBE wife of

CLOTHER B. ALLEN,

Died Oct 29 18 ........ Aged 32? yr 11 m 16 d."

More About PHEBE NORTHRUP:

Burial: On their farm in McKean, Erie Co., PA (Sm. cemetery -Van Camp Rd.)

 

Notes for ESTHER HUYCK:

Source: The Allen Family, a brief history from John Allen to Hannah Adelia Allen, compiled and submitted by John A. Hirsch,. Oct. 4, 1994. Page I-5 - Marriage List. - Children of Samuel Pierce Allen and Lucy Beckwith. On file at FAHS also material located in the Allen Folder at the Erie County Historical Society, 419 State St., Erie, PA. 16501.

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Source: The Allen Family, a brief history from John Allen to Hannah Adelia Allen, compiled and submitted by John A. Hirsch,. Oct. 4, 1994. Page I-6 -Death List. - Children of Samuel Pierce Allen and Lucy Beckwith. On file at FAHS. Family History Center Library Microfilm roll 1036418.

More About ESTHER HUYCK:

Burial: Gibbon, Nebraska

Children of CLOTHER ALLEN and PHEBE NORTHRUP are:

i. PHEBE B.4 ALLEN.

Notes for PHEBE B. ALLEN:

Source: Cemetery marker inscription. Allen Cemetery, at intersection of Van Camp & Elk Park Rds., Fairview Twp., Erie Co., PA

"PHEBE B., daughter of C B & Phebe Allen. June 30, (1833?)"

More About PHEBE B. ALLEN:

Burial: Allen family cemetery, at Van Camp & Elk Park Rds., Fairview Twp., Erie Co., PA

ii. SALLIE M. ALLEN.

Notes for SALLIE M. ALLEN:

Source: Cemetery marker inscription. Allen Cemetery, at intersection of Van Camp & Elk Park Rds., Fairview Twp., Erie Co., PA

"Sallie M., daughter of C B & Phebe Allen. July (1822?)"

More About SALLIE M. ALLEN:

Burial: Allen family cemetery, at Van Camp & Elk Park Rds., Fairview Twp., Erie Co., PA

Child of CLOTHER ALLEN and ESTHER HUYCK is:

iii. HENRY C.4 ALLEN.

Notes for HENRY C. ALLEN:

Allen family cemetery, at Van Camp & Elk Park Rds., Fairview Twp., Erie Co., PA. Read by Joan Fiesler, 4-30-2003

"HENRY C son of Clother & Esther Allen.

Died September 17, ........ Aged 7 years."

 


Abraham "Abram" Silverthorn - Compiled by Joan Fiesler, as of 8-3-2005

Generation No. 1

1. ABRAHAM "ABRAM"1 SILVERTHORN was born Abt. 1805, and died Dec 24, 1836 in Age 31. He married CHARITY WASHBURN Feb 23, 1832. She was born Abt. 1812, and died Feb 12, 1836 in Age 24.

Notes for ABRAHAM "ABRAM" SILVERTHORN:

Source: 2003 Erie County PA Genealogy - McKean Township Cemeteries - Contributed by Bonnie R. Guilford, 1981.

SILVERTHORN-WELDON BURIAL PLOT - McKean Twp., Erie Co., PA (200' from Silverthorn Rd. and 400' from Van Camp Rd. in McKean.)

Location A, top of the bank

In / memory of / ABRAM SILVERTHORN / who died Dec 24th / 1836 / in the 31st year of / his age /

In / memory of / CHARITY / wife of / ABRAM SILVERTHORN / who died Feb 12th, 1936 / AE 24 years /

(The two Silverthorn stones are beautifully & elaborately carved.)

Location B, bottom of bank

(top of stone broken off). died. Feb 20 / 1856 / AE 26 yrs 4 mo / 11d /

Location C. bottom of bank

A footstone: O.P.W.

(There are five small children buried there . Children of Samuel & Martha Weldon.

Another 3 month old child - son of Alpheus & Jane Landis

Samuel Weldon died March 28, 1848 / AE 53 y'rs.

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Source: Van Camp Road Cemetery, Fairview Township, Erie Co., PA

Marker inscribed: "In memory of an infant daughter of Abram & Charity Silverthorn who died June 1833." (Other burials are ALLEN & RUSSEL.)

More About ABRAHAM "ABRAM" SILVERTHORN:

Burial: Silverthorn-Weldon Burial Plot - McKean Twp., Erie Co., PA

More About CHARITY WASHBURN:

Burial: Silverthorn-Weldon Burial Plot - McKean Twp., Erie Co., PA

Marriage Notes for ABRAHAM SILVERTHORN and CHARITY WASHBURN:

Source: Newspaper Index -Marriages - published in Keystone Kuzzins Vol 32, Issue 1, Feb 2004. Pg 16

SILVERTHORN, Abraham/WASHBURN, Charity

February 23, 1832, Abraham of Fairview and Charity of McKean. By Stafford, J.O.P.

Erie Gazette, March 1, 1832.

 


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