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In the will of George DAVIS dated 17 Feb. 1803 in the Huntingdon Co., court house it Mentions Two Daughters Nancy BORNAT or BARNET and Dolly BORNAT or BARNET. Dolly DAVIS married George BARNET 10 Mar. 1801 in Porter twp., Huntingdon Co. The name of Nancy's husband is unknown. I am looking for information on both these families, such as where they lived or moved to, childrens names, dates of deaths and so on. Also looking for anybody searching any of the other children of George DAVIS: George DAVIS, John DAVIS, Sally (DAVIS) SCOTT, FANNY (DAVIS) McJIMPSEY, Elizabeth (DAVIS) MOORE, Hannah (DAVIS) MOORE



Joan Ackerman Fri May 2 08:43:36 1997

DAVIS / MORRISON / MAGILL / REED? Looking for info on Henry Steritt DAVIS b. at McAlevey's Ft. 30 Sept 1842. Possible son of Cornelius and Mary (REED) DAVIS. Would like to verify his parentage and sibblings. Henry m. Anna Elizabeth MORRISON, dau. of Samuel and Jemima (MAGILL) MORRISON and granddau. of William and Nancy (MAGILL) MORRISON and John and Mary (MAGIFFIN) MAGILL. Henry was possibly a member of Shaver's Manor Presbyterian Church. They lived at Einnisville, PA in 1872 and moved to Cass County, IA by 1883. Two of their children are buried at Stone Valley, PA.



Larry Dean

DEAN surname in Pennsylvania I have traced my paternal line back to George W. DEAN, born 1786 in Pennsylvania. I have reason to believe that Allegheny, Bedford, Blair and Huntingdon are the most likely counties of his birth and life until about 1818 when he and his young family emigrated to Ontario, Canada. I have good reason to believe that he was of German descent. I would greatly appreciate hearing from anyone who has information that might be a connection to this family. I have considerable information on his descendants which I would be more than happy to share. Thanks in advance for any replies I get.



Harry Werner

DEAN, Robert; b abt 1766, d bef 1856 Jefferson Co Oh. m 24 Apr 1794 Hartslog Church to Abigail McCUNE, dau of James McCUNE of Morris Twp. Appointed JP Huntingdon Twp 1799. 1800 census living in Alexandria. Feb 1800 Robert DEAN, merchant, purchased Lot 12 Alexandria from Elizabeth widow of John Gemill. Granted the same May 1805 to Andrew MAGEE. Apr 1804 Robert DEAN Esq & wife Abigail granted 221a 142p on southside of Frankstown Branch to John Isenberg. Same which he had purchased in 1802 from Robert CALDWELL son of Charles decd. History of Huntingdon Co. page 321 shows a John DEAN bro to Mathew DEAN owning land in Morris Twp. This John DEAN 2 sons; Robert & Samuel and an unknown dau who m William Love. Could this be my Robert DEAN? Would appreciate any help about the early DEAN families. Thank You. Harry Werner.



Nancy Young

Have reason to believe my ancestor PETER DERR lived in Huntingdon Co., possibly Henderson Township in the early 1800's. He was married to a MARY BRINLEY (BRENDEL) and they had 2 sons, DAVIS and EZRA and 2 daughters, ANN and MARY. Believe ANN was married to a JOSEPH CALHOON (CALHOUN) whose father was ALEXANDER CALHOON (CALHOUN).



Susan Allen

Richard Davis Dias (1813-1888) and his wife Susanna Martin (1826-1904). Susanna was born in Huntingdon County in Warrier Mark. They Had a daughter Susanna Jane Dias who married Fred R. Rager. If you're researching these names, please contact me.



Linda Goodell

Looking for the parentage of Dominick DIMOND aka DIAMOND who died in Huntingdon Co., PA late 1809 or early 1810. Also looking for who his wife was. Dominick was in the Huntingdon Co. area by late 1770's. He was in the Bedford Co. Militia during Am Rev War, appeared on Dublin Twp., Bedford Co., tax list 1779, Shirley Twp, Huntingdon Co., 1783-84. Was in the Barree Twp, Huntingdon Co 1800 Census. Dominick was born before 1755, known children were Andrew, James, Mathew, and Daniel. Was Dominick's wife a WIERMAN a THORNBURG from Adams Co., PA? Minor children, Mathew and Daniel went to Adams Co. after death of father, were awarded a guardian from the Court from that county. Petition to the court was signed by Harmon WIERMAN, Quaker of that county. Children were given guardian, William PATTERSON, also a Quaker of Adams Co. Was Dominick's wife a THORNBURG, a name also closely connected with the WIERMAN family of Adams Co? Mathew & Daniel Dimond were back in West Twp, Huntingdon Co., PA, 1820 census. Mathew moved to ILL later IA. What happened to Daniel. James and Andrew remained in Shirley Twp. Andrew died in 1832 no children? What happened to James? Who is the James DIMOND who fought under General Braddock in the Colonial War, 1755? Some think he is an ancestor. Where did he come from? When did he die? Thank you.



Louella Fuller Dopp Hedley

Dopp, John,b 19 July 1893. Huntingdon, PA. d 5 June 1896, Glasco, KS Married Margaret Irwin 21, May 1857 d 21 Dec 1914, Chicago, IL I am looking for documentation of any of the above. They had four of their children born in Huntingdon as well. They left Huntingdon in 1864.



Louella Dopp Hedley

Looking forJohn Dopp Born in Huntingdon Co. 19 Jul 1833,married to Margaret Irwin, and had 4 children born in Huntingdon,Co. Mary Elizabeth, Jacob Harry, Willaim Irwin, and John Cary His father was John Dopp and he was married to Rebecca Kylor he died in 1838 they had six children, John, Jacob B, Rachel, Mary, Nancy and a child that died shortly after birth. There is a John Dopp buried in the Catholic Cementery who served in the war of 1812 that is also related. The father of John Dopp was married to a Rachel Swisher This John Dopp died in 1840.



Lonnie Doyle

Researching the DOYLE family from Doylesburg, Franklin Co., Pa. and also the DOYLE family in Huntingdon Co., Pa. Anyone with information of the DOYLE family and any linking families please leave me know. Desperatley looking for the connection of two Doyle lineages: Robert G. DOYLE that married Mary E. HOCKENBERRY. Anyone with information? Also a William and Annie (HOCKENBERRY) DOYLE that had a daughter Catherine DOYLE who married Amos Weistly PARKS. Anyone with information?



Lonnie Doyle

Looking for any information on the children of Dominick and Elizabeth DOYLE. Some of the children are buried in the Shade Gap St. Marys Catholic Church Cemetery. Children are: (1) John M. Doyle (1854-1921) married a Catherine COOK. (2) Augustine W. DOYLE (1857-1878) married Avarella MORT and had one child Gussie. (3) Sylvester A. DOYLE (1858-1908) married Frances B. STAIR. (4) Simon Peter DOYLE (1863-?). (5)Mary Blanche DOYLE (1866-?) Also, looking for information on the old cemetery located along route 522 by the Shade Gap St. Marys Catholic Church. This cemetery is located approximately 500 yards from the Church. Looking for information and history of the cemetery because family members are buried there. Any information would be appreciated.



Richard O. Johnson

The 1790 census shows a Benjamin Drake living in Huntingdon co. PA. Is this the same Benjamin Drake whose children subsequently turn up in Warren and Van Buren cos. TN and Madison co. AR? Did he marry in Huntingdon co. or its predecessors? (Some have claimed his wife was Sarah Buchanan, but no marriage record has been found.)



Jack Drake

I show a Joseph Drake and a Benjamin Drake on the 1790 census in Huntingdon County, PA. What was their relationship if any? I'm trying to find a father-son relationship with Joseph being the father, and Benjamin being the son. Benjamin supposedly married Sarah(Sally)Buchannan and they had children named Abraham, Isaac, Jacob and Elijah. Benjamin and his sons moved shortly after the 1790 census from Huntingdon County, PA to Carter County, TN. Later Isaac, Jacob and Elijah moved on to Warren County, TN. leaving their father Benjamin and their brother Abraham in Carter County where they died and were buried. No one can seem to find Benjamin's father and mother. There was an article in the Historical Reminenses of Carter County TN, where it states that Joseph had two sons named John and Benjamin, and this is the reason I'm writing this query to try and tie Joseph and Benjamin together. If you or someone could answer this puzzling question, a whole bunch of us Benjamin researchers would be forever grateful. Thanks.



Carole Hacker

Nicholas DRUCK B: abt mid 1700's York County, Pa married ? Susannah HOOP, died in Shenandoah County, Va.



Sue Strick

Lookin for any information re Cornelius DUFF m Maria FERNAN also known as Mary MCFERRON. Resided in Huntingdon Co in late 1700's. Children born 1775 and later were: Catherine m John EVANS, John m Winifred COUCH, Nancy m Henry WEINER, Margaret m John MAYER, Rachel m Henry ZILL, Samuel, and James. Please contact me if you have any information about these famiilies



David Eckert

I am searching for info on Jacob ECKERT. He was born in York County in 1780 to Wilhelm (William) ECKERT, who was the son of the immigrant, Henrich ECKERT. Henrich came to America in 1732 on the ship Pleasant. Jacob ECKERT married Ann EWING in Huntingdon County around 1800. They had the following children: Robert (1803), William (1803), John (1805), Sarah (1806), Jacob (1808), Nancy Davis (1810), Thomas (1812), Rachel (1814), and Harriet (1821). All of them were born in Huntingdon, except Harriett, she was born in Centre County. They moved to Centre County sometime in 1814. Jacob died in Mifflin County in 1836. Any help on ECKERT information would be greatly appreciated.



Steven Briar

Margaret ENYEART b.7/28/1814 in Huntingdon Co.PA, looking for name of father and mothers maiden name, and any other vital stats on the parents and their ancestors. Will reciprocate with PA info.



Linda Zikewich Wed Feb 26 15:27:09 1997

I am looking for the will of Johann Heinrich Eschbaugh (Henry Ashbaugh). He died in 1789 near the town of Huntingdon on his son John's farm on Warrior Ridge. Also does anyone know where Warrior Ridge might be. Thank you for any help you might be able to give me.



Robert Moore Mon Apr 21 06:29:48 1997

Looking for the ESHELMAN family: Samuel Eshelman, b. 21 Jun 1827 Bedford, Bedford, PA, son of Abraham and Hannah Eshelman, married 25 July 1851,in PA.,Elizabeth Armstrong, b. 14 Mar 1830, PA. Possiblity left PA in 1853 since his oldest daughter was born in Ill.



Dave Crane

Looking for the parents and siblings of James Ewing (see below). Alternatively, looking for a complete genealogy of Senator Thomas Ewing of Ohio who was a descendent of Huntingdon Ewings and a cousin of James. 1. James Ewing #3793 b. 1800, Huntingdon, Huntingdon Co., Pennsylvania, occupation: Physician, m. (1) in Wheeling, Ohio County, West Virginia, Amanda Atkinson #3511, b. New Hampshire, d. 1845, m. (2) Julia Weatherwax #3807. James other: 1850 Census, Hebron, Licking Co., Ohio. James was a cousin of Senator Thomas Ewing of Ohio. When he was a boy, his family moved to Zanesville, OH, where he read medicine and began his practice. He moved to Putnam, OH briefly and then the Hebron about 1826. He practiced there for sixty years. He was a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Politically he was a Whig until the Republican Party was formed, when he switched. Very active in public affairs but he never sought office. He was also a Mason. Amanda: Moved from NH to Wheeling, VA where she met and married James Ewing. Children by Amanda Atkinson: 2. i Edward Frank Ewing #33 b. 22 Jun 1839. ii Franklin P. Ewing #3806 occupation: Kansas farmer. 3. iii Samuel J. Ewing #3802 b. 8 Feb 1848. Children by Julia Weatherwax: iv Unknown Child Ewing #3808 d. Infancy. v Julia C. Ewing #3809 m. other: ~1870?, Licking Co., Ohio?, Joseph Atkinson #3810, other: Lived in, Licking Co., Ohio. Joseph: He is mentioned in the tribute to Samuel J. Ewing. I suspect he is related to the first wife of James Ewing (she is the daughter of the second wife of James Ewing).



Don Hefright

FEASTER, HUGHES, cr.1850 to 1910, FEASTER of Huntingdon, PA and HUGHES of Coalmont and Broadtop areas.



Neil Fergus Johnson

I am looking for the family of John Fergus (c 1751- c 1834) and Elizabeth Douglass (d abt 1802). I know of four children but I suspect there were at least two more including Martha Fergus Cunning. These four children were Hugh, Margaret, Elizabeth and Thomas. I am interested in communicating with anyone who knows what became of them. They resided in Morris Twp Huntingdon Co /  Catherine Twp Blair Co. They were associated with the Hart's Log Church and later the Presbyterian church in Williamsburg.



Dorothy Jones

I am searching for the parents of Mary Ann FINK of Huntingdon County, PA, b. ca. 1804. I believe that her father was Michael FINK, but I cannot seem to find proof for this. If you have any information, please e-mail me. Thanks!



Avis West Mon Mar 17 19:35:52 1997

I need parents of Michael Fink. Wife was Elizabeth. He was 60 in 1818. He died in Huntingdon Co. He was an Rev. War soldier from York county. Known children were Elizabeth, Rachel and Isabell.



Staci Snyder  Wed Apr 23 10:51:28 1997

FITZGERALD Joseph M. FITZGERALD b. 1837 M 1.Ellen BILGER 2.Mary BRENNEMAN Father-?William? CHILD: Lydia m Harry ZIMMERMAN



E. Hinderliter Wed Apr 23 09:44:21 1997

JUNIATA J. FITZGERALD, no known dates...1800's...married Eliphaz Lebius(?)BIGELO; known children were Mary Alma BIGELO and Ada BIGELO. Thought to be born in County Cork, Ireland. Seek any info about this family.



Millie Fleck

Am seeking information on husband's family. Father was James Homer Fleck, b.Oct. 19,1885 in Dudley, Pa. M. Amanda Jane Swails, b. Jan 6m 1892 in Orbisonia, Pa. His father was Harry Orlady Fleck, b. Jan 20, m. 1848 in Broad Top City, Pa. He was married to Maggie Smith, b. Feb 21, 1860 perhaps in Robertsdale.



>Josephine Stocker

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Pat Relf Hanavan

FLEMING, James (1759-1822) married in 1780 Annie MORTON. They lived between Shade Gap and Burnt Cabin, Dublin Township, Huntingdon Co., PA. They had 9 children that I know of: The oldest, Samuel FLEMING, is my ancestor; he was born 1783, presumably in Huntingdon Co., and died 30 Jul 1860. He married in 1809 Eliza KENNEDY, and their children were apparently born in Covode, Indiana Co., PA. James and Annie FLEMING's other children were James, Thomas, John, Jane, Sarah, Betsy, Annie, and Katherine. Does anyone know more of the FLEMING family? Many thanks!



Judy Benish

Looking for any information on the parents of John FRY who married Maria ZUBER, in PA about 1854. John' parents - Jacob FRY and Rachel?. John and Maria had son Jacob Franklin FRY b. about 1855 in Huntingdon Co.PA. and a daughter Margaret Ellen FRY whose obit say she was born in Redding PA. Maria ZUBER'S sister, "Hattie" m. Benneville HARTLINE, and a brother Daniel ZUBER listed in probate record as living in Stonerville, PA. (can't find that on a map) Any information on these families would be appreciated.



Joe Fulton Tue Mar 25 08:11:08 1997

 My ancestors, James Fulton and Ann Green lived in Huntingdon County, PA circa 1760-1810. Children included William, Robert, Alexander. They moved to Deleware County, Ohio and Ross County, Ohio before settling in Iowa. I'm trying to find other descendents and more info on James & Ann.



Dale Funk

FUNCK Henry Black log Valley, Pa Born abt 1760 Died 28 Sep t 1821


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