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Caryl Simpson Sat Apr 19 19:39:09 1997

GAMBLE: Searching for the parents of Lucinda Gamble who m. David Simpson July 1841, probably in Huntington Co. Any Gamble info would be greatly appreciated. Thanks, Caryl



Ron Woodring  Feb 6 1997

Seek gen info on above deces.... Armitage was one of my GF's He helped form Warriors-Mark Pa and also the ME church per GANO BOOK USA ALJAH GANOE is my GF too bur there any info???? did Aljah's son go to KY...?????? any info as to where and when my GF Harry S WOODRING married Harriet Ann GANO or GANOE (the same) ??? Ron Woodring 813 788-9908



My grandfather was Gustavus Adam Garner born 9/24/1887in Ramey Clearfield, Co. PA, son of James Garner and Lillian Tubbs.I have a picture of Lillian and James with a label of Huntingdon in the bottom right corner which I believe could have been around the time of their wedding. I also have notes that show Jame's father as Matthew Garner (civil war vet) and his mother as Isabelle Hoff. The notes also show his brothers and sisters as: John, Henry, Huston Bratton, Elizabeth, Alice, Phenie, and Hettie. I have visited the Old Stone Church graveyard near Markelsburg but have not made a connection yet. Any help connecting my James to Garner's in Huntingdon would be a great help.



Jim Jan. 25, 1997

Seeking information on the Presbyerian church in Sinking Valley. Does it still exist? If so, what is the phone number? If not, where can it's records be found? Would like to exchange information on the GEIST and PATTON families.



Miike Gifford

Isaac GIFFORD, settled in Blairs Mills, Huntingdon Co., PA in 1780. Also looking for William GIFFORD and Joseph GIFFORD who also settled in Blairs Mills, Huntingdon Co., PA in 1780 and may have been Isaac's sons. Looking for any information.




Daniel GUNTAR / GINDER / GINTER and wife Anna Margaret had seven children in Germany: Daniel, Hans Daniel, Catharine, Caroline, Hans "Jacob", Hans "William", and Conrad. Their last son, Peter, was born in PA after the family immigrated to Philadelphia in 1791 aboard the "Diana". Son William GINTER m. abt 1800 probably in Berks Co to Catherine DRY [probably of the DRY / DREY / DREH family of Berks]. One of the daughters married Daniel NOB / KNOB / KNABB [probably of the Berks Co KNABB family]. Everyone moved to Tyrone, Huntingdon-now- Blair, PA just after 1800. William and Catherine (DRY) GINTER had 7 children in Tyrone twp: Daniel (1803), Gideon (1806), Judith (1806) m. Joshua B. MEADVILLE, Sarah (1807) m. John MADARA, Leah (1812) m. Christopher MADARA [yes, brother to John], Caroline (1814), and Perry (1821). Seek ancestors and descendants [especially living!] of all named.



Jack Glasgow

John Glasgow to present day area of Bell- wood ca 1783. Born ca 1755-Where?? Died Huntingdon Co. 1825. Name of wife variously cited as Margaret Hunter or Tay- lor or Watts. They had children named Richard, William, John, Matthew, Samuel, Hannah, Jane, James and Taylor. Samuel born ca 1790, died 1829, married Mary Wilson, daughter of Thomas Wilson. What was correct surname of Margaret. Where did John and Margaret come from? The theories are conflicting


Jack Glasgow Thu Feb 27 20:06:50 1997

GLASGOW / TAYLOR / HUNTER / WATTS Interested in all of above families. John Glasgow, my 3rd gr-grandfather, born ?? in ca 1755, and wife Margaret first appear of record in Blair(Huntingdon) C., in 1783. Settled near Bellwood. They had child- ren named Richard, William, Matthew, Samuel, Hannah, Jane, John, Taylor and James. Where did they come from into the Bellwood area? I have been given four different theories, but I have no documentation for any of them. What was Margarets maiden name? Watts, Hunter , Taylor, or none of them. John died 1825. Margarets death date unknown. There appear to be a number of Glasgow descendants yet in Blair and the surrounding counties. Can anyone give me verifiable info on my questions. I've been stumped for years and would really appreciate any Help. Oh Yes, who did the daughters Jane and Hannah marry?




Jack Glasgow

Interested in all of above families. John Glasgow, my 3rd gr-grandfather, born ?? in ca 1755, and wife Margaret first appear of record in Blair(Huntingdon) C., in 1783. Settled near Bellwood. They had child- ren named Richard, William, Matthew, Samuel, Hannah, Jane, John, Taylor and James. Where did they come from into the Bellwood area? I have been given four different theories, but I have no documentation for any of them. What was Margarets maiden name? Watts, Hunter , Taylor, or none of them. John died 1825. Margarets death date unknown. There appear to be a number of Glasgow descendants yet in Blair and the surrounding counties. Can anyone give me verifiable info on my questions. I've been stumped for years and would really appreciate any Help. Oh Yes, who did the daughters Jane and Hannah marry?



Ken Sloan

GORSUCH, Sarah - m. Samuel K. AGNEW in 1842 - probably in Tyrone Twp (then Huntingdon Co). Died 06 June 1849. Sarah and Samuel had three children - Anna Mary (15 Apr 1845), Daniel Crawford (05 May 1847) and Sarah Elizabeth (1849). Samuel married Harriett Hicks in 1850. Seeking Sarah's parents and siblings.



Barbara Mitchell Sat Nov 30 05:28:10 1996

I'm looking for information on one Charles William Gregory, originally from Markleton, Huntington CO. He lived in Johnstown in the early 1900's.



Audrey G. Risser Thu Dec 26 05:17:05 1996

HUNTINGDON CO...searching for any information on GRISSINGER and RUDY families. Will exchange information.



Susan M. Brunot

Interested in gathering information on any GRUBB / GRUBBS lines that lived in Huntingdon Co. in the late 1700's thru mid 1800's. I am trying to connect my ancestor Jacob (?) Grubbs. Jacob and JANE GRAHAM (b. 1829) gave birth to a son in 1845...GEORGE WASHINGTON GRUBBS. He was my GGGrandfather. Any information on the Grubb(s) lines, general or specific, is sincerely appreciated.



Russ Herre Fri Jan 17 18:05:52 1997

Looking for the birth and death dates of Patrick HAMILTON married Elizabeth SMITH. They lived in Huntingdon county PA in 1805 when they had a child James S. HAMILTON, my g.g.grandfather. Thanks for any info.



Margaret Hardy Thu May 8 13:08:05 1997

HARDY, William - Seeking any information on William HARDY. My only information is that he lived in Huntingdon County, PA in 1861. His Children were: 1.William S b 4/27/1900 2.Jackson 3.Mrs. James SHOWERS 4.David S. 5.Mrs William SMITH 6.Mrs Rhoda LEWIN 7.Wayne L.b 5/6/1906 I have much information on the decendants of William if anyone would like to share.



Margaret Hardy Sun May 4 18:45:39 1997

HARDY,William. Would like any information on William available The only information I have is that William had a son, Samuel Blair HARDY b 1861. Samuel married Sarah Grubb. Samuel and Sarah moved to Clinton County in 1907. Would gladly share information on the HARDY line with anyone doing research. I have a lot of information on the line that moved to Clinton County.



Pat Ward Mon Apr 21 09:03:44 1997

HARKLEROAD (HARCLERODE) George, born c1830 in PA, parents born PA & TN, Wife: Rachel born ca 1838, paretns born in PA. Children: Nettie F, Alferretta A. Blantena A., Margaret J., Lucindsa, William & Jasper. Liste din the 1870 and 1880 cenus as a family. Daughter Margaret married J. Frank HECK before 1900. His parents could have been David HECK and mother Anna, listed in 1880 census. Thank you for any help you may be able to give me.




Susan Grainey

Am interested in locating info. on Leonard B. HAZZARD b. June 13, 1863 d. Feb 23, 1940. From Trough Creek area. He was married to Laura Bell HEFFNER (HEIFNER)). Also on his parents John A. HAZZARD and Sophia KEITH HAZZARD. Leonard is buried in Jacob's Church of Christ Cemetery. His grave was moved there when the new Raystown Dam was built.



Susan McMahan Thu Apr 24 07:05:34 1997

HEILMAN / HILEMAN Searching for information on Jeremiah HILEMAN, b ca 1834 PA, d 1884 Mahoning Co OH. He listed Petersburg PA as place of birth when he enlisted in the Civil War. Ulrich HILEMAN also lived in Mahoning Co at the same time. He was not his father, but could have been an uncle. Any suggestions would be appreciated. Susan McMahan




Russ Henderson

Seek any info on Joseph Barton HENDERSON, born 22 Dec. 1811, died 28 Dec 1882, originally buried Presbyterian Cem, McAlevy's Fort and moved later to ? in city of Huntingdon. Years of research have provided nothing. Please help! Especially interested in parents and birthplace. I know he was married to Nancy Crownover and at some time lived in Cornpropst Mills, Barree Twnship.



Bradley S. Rankin Wed Apr 23 07:23:45 1997

I am interest in any information regarding the HERMON family which lived in Huntingdon County, in the Black Log valley near Orbisonia. My great- great-grandfather, William Jackson Hermon, was born in Huntingdon County and died in Gardner, Kansas. His father was John J. Hermon, who moved from Huntingdon County to Kansas in the 1850's. John J. HERMON also died in Kansas and I buried in the Gardner, Kansas cemetery.



Jim Hazlett Tue Dec 3 14:29:16 1996

HESSELGESSER: Wish to share info with anyone researching this unusual surname. Name appears in James Whisker's book " Bedford Co in the American Revolution" as HASELGASER. Jacob Hesselgesser also found in one of the volumes of the Penna Archives as a Ranger on the Frontier in Bedford Co. He is found later on the census in Huntingdon Co and finally either he or a son named Jacob in Butler Co.



Rob Hinkin

I am looking for any info on my surname HINKIN in Huntingdon county.



C. F. Hall

I have information that takes my "roots" back to a "John Hoover, Jr." born in Broad Top, Huntingdon County, PA on April 27, 1786, he died in North Liberty, Johnson CO, Iowa in Sept. 1863. He was married to a "Anna Berkstresser also born at Broad Top in Huntingdon county. His father, John Hoover,Sr., and mother Mary Elizabeth both died in Huntingdon county. No where can I find any thing about this family. John , Jr. had a son---another John who married a Mary Boring whose grandmother was a full blooded Shawnee Indian squaw. The first John Hoover is my gggg grandfather. Any more information regarding any of these surnames or connections would be appreciated. Thank you.



Nancy Smith

I am searching for the parents of Charles Wesley HOPKINS born Jan 8 1838 possibly in Huntington Co., PA. He married Louisa BAKER circa 1865. Charles's father was Charles HOPKINS and his mother's given name was Ellen. I would appreciate any information on this family.




Janis Gillespie Hubbell

Robert Hubbell born 1750s probably NJ. Married a Jane who absconded from him in 1797 in Huntingdon County. Robert Hubbell's will was probated in 1798. They had children, Lydia who married Robert Earl, Sarah who married a Kingsley, and Elizabeth who married John Stanley. Jane Hubbell later married Nicholas Depue probably in Washington County, PA and then moved to Trumbull County and finally Portage County, OH where she died in 1835. I am looking for any information on Robert Hubbell. Also would like to find out Jane's maiden name. Any information would be greatly appreciated.



Terrie Olsen

Looking for any information on Isaac Hutson and John Hutson. Isaac moved to Trumbull Co. Ohio in 1805 from Hundington Co. Pa. John turned up in Trumbull Co in 1811. Believe either of these may have been the father of Anna Hutson married to Alexander McClary, [McCleery, McCleary and other spellings.] Both Alexander and Anna were born around 1804 . Isaac had a large family of 5 sons and 6 daughters. If anyone has any information on any of these family names please contact me. I am at a dead end on them.Have the family of Alexander and Anna after they left Trumbull Co and moved to Michigan. Believe Alexander father was George McCleery and mother Margaret McCleery. If you have any information on any McCleerys please let me know. Thanks.



Alyce Smith

HUNT, Ephraim James, b. 8 Dec 1842, Lewistown, Mifflin Co. I have been unable to find any record of Ephraim's parents in Mifflin Co. The 1850 census shows him aged 8 living with the Benneville BENJAMIN family. His supposed parents were Joseph D. b. NY, & Margaret (BAILEY) HUNT, b. PA. Were there any HUNT- BAILEY-BENJAMIN families who lived in Huntingdon area ca. 1840 / 42 that has a connection to these folks. Any help, suggestions, clues will be greatly appreciated.



George Wyland

JACOBS, Samuel born: 1783 died: 1856 Place: Franklin Twp. Huntingdon Co., PA Wife: ----Nancy Born: 1785 Spruce Creek, Graysville, PA Died:1859 Buried: At Presbyterian Churchyard (?) Daughter: JACOBS, Nancy born: 1811 died: 7 Aug 1893 / 95 Place: Milesburg, B. Boggs Twp PA Buried: Curtain Cemetery, Bellefonte, PA Husband of Nancy JACOBS: Jacob WYLAND born abt 1815 place: Bellefonte, Centre Co. PA Married: 30 Apr 1835 Place: Spruce Creek, Huntindon Co. Graysville, PA died: aby 1886 place: Blair County, Centre Co. Pa (??) Child: WYLAND, George Gilbert born: 29 Dec 1843 / 44 place: Bellefonte, Centre PA Married: 6 Sep 1874 Place: Mifflinberg, PA Died: 7 Jan 1904 place: Williamsport, PA



Woody Johnston

Am looking for any info on Johnston's. My grandparents were Bunyan and Ella Johnston from McConnellstown, Walker Township. Ella was a Heffner. Bunyan's parents were John C. and Rachel (Grove) Johnston. Both of these are listed in 1850 census of Walker Township. Any info on these greatly appreciated. Also I believe John's dad was James born 1795 in Pa.



Stan Cornelius

Would appreciate any info....births, marriages, census records, wills, church records.... whatever might be available on Gilbert KENNEDY of Huntingdon co PA. He died there somewhere around 1850 at age 85 plus. I am descended from his son John, b Oct 15, 1802. John was one of 6 brothers and 3 sisters. I have identified only one of them, Alexander, b. 1819 who md Jane GILLIS in 1852 in PA before moving west. Gilbert was married to Jane APPLEBY, dau of John APPLEBY. I do not have the date of the marriage.Thank you so much for any help!!



Kathleen Musser Wed Oct 2 20:10:46 1996

Huntingdon Co., PA KINCH GEIST Looking for info on Annie B. KINCH (b April 25, 1849 d Nov. 7, 1878). She married Andrew W. GEIST. She is either the daughter of Joseph KINCH (b abt 1807) or David KINCH (b abt 1805).



Gregg Kinney

Looking for ancestors and descendants of Thomas Kinney (1753-1843). He is listed in the 1790 census in Huntingdon Co, PA. About 1810, Thomas and his wife Annie and three of their sons moved to Muskingum Co, OH. The sons are Obadiah, John and possibly William or Thomas. --




Tim Conrad

Looking for information on George KNEISLEY who married Margaret RODGERS probably about 1860. She died 18 Jun 1861 in Shirleysburg, Shirley Twp, Huntingdon Co. Left behind a child Blanchard Kneisley, born 16 Jun 1861. Any ideas who Margaret is?? where buried?? what happened to Blanchard?? George went off to war and then came back to his home area of Juniata County. Tim



Carol Ramey

Looking for anyone researching Martha KUHN, born 17 Oct 1806, in PA, probably Huntingdon Co., possibly daughter of Frederick Kuhn. Martha married William ANDYKE, date unknown, but probably in Huntingdon Co. William AnDyke lived in Morris Twp. circa 1830. Children: William E., Henry B., Sarah M., Mathilda? Andrew ROBINSON, born 6 Nov 1814, Huntingdon Co. Andrew married Mary Magdelena WEIGHT, born 15 Oct 1811, Huntingdon Co. Children: Mary J., Samuel J., Ann E., George W., Margaret A., Sarah M., Andrew J.




Eric Flora

Looking for information on a John KUNS who was born April 13, 1794 in Huntingdon Co., PA. He died October 19, 1865 in Macon Co., IL. He was the son of George and Elizabeth (CRIPE) KUNS. Elizabeth was born in 1773 in Bedford Co., PA. John married Hannah WOLF. Hannah was born in 1791 in Huntingdon Co., PA. She died in Clinton Co., IN on November 1, 1858. They had 8 children: Elizabeth, Hannah, Catharine, David, Daniel, Henry L., Lewis W., Barbara.



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