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Harlan-Huber Family of Fallowfield Twp.

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These are two ends of Huber Road. The first photo is a view looking westerly on the Bentleyville Rd., Rte. 2023. The second photo is the back end of Bentleyville in a northerly direction from Coal Center Rd.. 


Cemetery Name: Huber Family Cemetery (Huber-Malone-Rankin-Coulter-Bell) Private Cemetery

Address: Huber Road (map)

Phone: n/a.

Location: Fallowfield Township, Bentleyville PA, Washington County, PA, near the back or East side of Bentleyville. Its a short road - maybe a couple of miles long. Mostly wooded and meadow land otherwise, from what I could see.

Background: The Huber Cemetery is a small family plot, apparently for the Huber-Malone-Rankin families. From a descendant, Denise Huber Green: "James B. Harlan was my great great grandfather. Edward Morton owed the land. His daughter Nancy A (Anna) married James. She and her sister Mary lived there in the house that Edward built in 1850 till they passed away. They are all buried up on the hill. The stone is pretty faded, with their stats on one side and Mary's on the other. Their daughter Mary married a Rankin and their daughter married a Coulter who lived in the home till they passed. A Coulter still lives in the home. The other daughter Sarah married and had my grandmother, Eunice Pearl, who married my grandfather Lawerence Huber. They had 9 children and they all lived on the road originally, which is why its called Huber Road. My mom still lives on the road and quite a few cousins. I am the daughter of Fred Huber. All of the original children are gone. I live in Ohio and am trying to do my line.  

Census: Copied by Judith Florian from photos taken by Nikki at the Charleroi Historical Society after she identified and located the cemetery.

More Information: This is a much-loved, well-tended, lovingly decorated cemetery. Located on private property; please obtain permission before going onto the land. I noted on-line when I was looking for the cemetery that the farm is currently (2011) for sale for $400,000+. 
Contact Person: Denise Huber Green < neecie47 "AT" >

Here is a map of Huber Road with the cemetery location marked, approximately.

Via satellite view - Shows old farm house, the lane with gardens on right side as you are going up, etc. At top of knoll - the lane ends - all grassy and the cemetery is under the grouping of trees to the right, you can see some of the grave stones in the front. 

From the direction from Capozza Rd. and St. Rte. 2023 (coming from East to West), it is the very first place on the right hand side and the lane is right before the old house pictured and has "Posted, No Trespassing" signs on the trees on both sides. The lane going up is not in real good condition - is grass-ed over, but firm after you get up the initial rutted driveway. The family has been taking good care of the area around it up on the knoll - mowed, etc. 



No. Last Name / Photo Link First Name Born Died Inscription Comments / Information
1. Rankin  Mary H. 1872 1955  Mother  
2 (double)

Max L. 1893 1960    
" " Huber (see above link) Pearl E. 1890 1964    
3 Huber Harry E. July 20, 1916 June 1, 1987 S. Sgt US Army World War II Has interesting design around all sides on top of stone.
4 Coulter Clyde B., Jr. April 15, 1923 April 4, 2005 We love you Dad.  
5 Coulter  Olive V. Rankin Dec. 14, 1904 Sept. 18, 1981  Mother  
6 "Grandma" -- -- -- -- Decorative pink stone
7 unreadable  ?     ?  
8 Huber?   Apr. 10, 1822  ___ 22, 1901   Two small bases or footstones?
9 Malone Jennie Harlan 1875  1953    
10  Huber Kathy Anne Aug 19, 1959 Feb. 10, 1990 Beloved Daughter Tombstone has attached holder.
11 Huber Duane C. 1932  1996  "I was born here. I farmed here. And now Rest here."  
12 Bell Kath-erine Grace "Katie"  Nov. 15, 1987  July 7, 2002  "God Gave Her Life, Life Gave Her to God."  
13 unreadable  ? Feb. __, 18__     Might be James B. Harlan listed on Green/Huber Family Tree as: Feb. 2, 1822
Jan. 1900

Note: The numbering is not any reference to the cemetery records, if any exist at all.  Instead, the numbering is only a count on this alphabetical list.


U.S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865 
about James Harlan 
Name: James Harlan 
Side: Union 
Regiment State/Origin: Pennsylvania 
Regiment Name: 5 Pennsylvania Res. Inf. (34 Pennsylvania Vols.) 
Regiment Name Expanded: 5th Regiment, Pennsylvania Reserve Infantry (34th Volunteers) 
Company: A 
Rank In: Private 
Rank In Expanded: Private 
Rank Out: Private 
Rank Out Expanded: Private 
Film Number: M554 roll 49
Not sure if this is for the man buried in Huber Family Cemetery.


1880 United States Federal Census 
about James Harlan 
Name: James Harlan 
Home in 1880: Fallowfield, Washington, Pennsylvania 
Age: 53 
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1827 
Birthplace: Pennsylvania 
Relation to Head of Household: Self (Head) 
Spouse's Name: Anne Harlan 
Father's birthplace: Pennsylvania 
Mother's birthplace: Pennsylvania 
Neighbors: View others on page 
Occupation: Farms 
Marital Status: Married 
Race: White 
Gender: Male
Household Members: Name Age 
James Harlan 53 
Anne Harlan 45 
Mary H. Harlan 8 
Sarah E. Harlan 5 


Un-indexed Info
Cannot read/write:
Deaf and dumb:
Otherwise disabled:
Idiotic or insane: View image 


1900 United States Federal Census 
about Mary C Harlan 
Name: Mary C Harlan
[Mary H Harlan] 
Home in 1900: Fallowfield, Washington, Pennsylvania
[North Charleroi, Washington, Pennsylvania] 
Age: 28 
Birth Date: Sep 1871 
Birthplace: Pennsylvania 
Race: White 
Gender: Female 
Relationship to head-of-house: Daughter 
Father's Birthplace: Pennsylvania 
Mother's name: Annie Harlan 
Mother's Birthplace: Pennsylvania 
Marital Status: Single 
Household Members: Name Age 
Annie Harlan 66 
Mary C Harlan 28 
Sarah E Harlan 24 
Eunice P Harlan 10 
Mary Morton 78 


Un-indexed items:

Occupation: View on Image 
Neighbors: View others on page 


1910 United States Federal Census 
about Lawrence M Huber 
Name:Lawrence M Huber
Age in 1910:2/12
Estimated Birth Year:abt 1910
Relation to Head of House:Son
Father's name:John G Huber
Father's Birth Place:Pennsylvania
Mother's name:Annie M Huber 
Mother's Birth Place:Germany
Home in 1910:Twilight, Washington, Pennsylvania
Marital Status:Single
Neighbors:View others on page 
Household Members:NameAge
John G Huber28
Annie M Huber21
Agnes M Huber1 7/12
Lawrence M Huber2/12


Social Security Death Index 
about Lawrence Huber 
Name:Lawrence Huber
Born:8 Mar 1893
Died:Aug 1960
State (Year) SSN issued:Pennsylvania (1957-1959)


1920 United States Federal Census 
about Pearl Huber 
Name:Pearl Huber
[Pearl Hesler] 
Home in 1920:Fallowfield, Washington, Pennsylvania
Estimated Birth Year:abt 1890
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Relation to Head of House: Wife
Spouse's Name:Laurene Huber
Father's Birth Place: Pennsylvania
Mother's Birth Place: Pennsylvania
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Sex: Female
Household Members: Name Age
Laurene Huber27
Pearl Huber30
Agnes Huber8
James Huber6
Eugene Huber4
Eve Huber1


Un-indexed items:

Able to read:Yes
Able to Write:Yes
Neighbors:View others on page 


1930 United States Federal Census 
about Pearl Huber 

Name: Pearl Huber
Home in 1930:Fallowfield, Washington, Pennsylvania
View Map
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1890
Relation to Head of House:Wife
Spouse's Name: Lawarance Huber
Race: White

Household Members: Name Age
Lawarance Huber37
Pearl Huber40
Agnes Huber17
James Huber16
Eugene Huber14
Evelyn Huber11
Gladys Huber8
Grace Huber6
Raymond Huber2

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Age at first marriage:
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Charleroi Mail, Dec. 8, 1944
Report Soldier from Bentleyville, Slightly Wounded

Word has been rec'd by Mr. and Mrs. Max Lawrence Huber, of Bentleyville, R.D. that their son, Sgt. Harry/Harny? E. Huber, of the 148th Engineers, was slightly wounded in Germany on Nov. 18.
The wire was rec'd from the War Department. Witzel, acting adjutant general. The parents were informed they would be advised as reports of conditions are rec'd.
Sgt. Huber had been in the svc. since March 5, 1943, and went overseas in Sep. last yr.
Before joining the svc. he was employed doing general work in the oil fields of the district. 

Valley Independent, Dec. 9, 1964

Mrs. Peal E. Huber, a 74 yr. old life-long resident of Fallowfield twp., d. at her home at 11:10 yesterday morning.
The dec'd was b. in Fallowfield twp., on Jan. 13, 1890, and at the time of her death still lived in Fallowfield Twp, Bentleyville, RD. She was the dau. of the late James and Jennie Harlan.
A member of the Bentleyville Methodist Church, Mrs. Huber was preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence Huber, on May 25, 1960.
Survivors include four daughters: Agnes Jacobs of Whittiers, CA; Mrs. Jos. (Evelyn) Zayak of Bedford, OH; Mrs. Geo. (Gladys) Johnson of Bentleyville and Mrs. Jos. (Grace) Kuchar; five sons, James of Birmingham, MI; Eugene of Donora; Robt. R. of Cleveland, OH; Fred of Bedford, OH; and Duane of Bentleyville; 20 grand children and 11 grt. grand children. 
Friends are being rec'd at the Kenneth Thompson Funeral Home, Bentleyville.

Obit found in The Charleroi Mail, May 27, 1969 (also found in Monessen's Daily Independent the same day.)
Max L. Huber

Max Lawrence Huber, 68, of Fallowfield Twp., Bentleyville, RD#1, d. suddenly at 8 AM Wed., May 25, 1960, while working on his farm.
Mr. Huber was b. Aug. 110, 1893, in Pittsburgh, a son of the late Michael and Matilda Hieber Huber. He had resided in Fallowfield twp. for the past 48 yrs. and recently retired after being employed as a steel worker at the Duquesne Plant of US Steel Corp. He was, an honorary member of USWA Local 1256, Duquesne and a social member of American Legion Post 165, Bentleyville.
Surviving are his wife, Pearl Eunice Harlan Huber, the following children: Agnes, wife of Leroy Jacobs, Tucson, AZ; James, Birmingham, MI; Eugene, Donora; Evelyn, wife of Jos. Zayak, Bedford OH; Gladys, wife of Geo. Johnson Jr.; Grace, wife of Jos. Kubar; Robt. R. and Duane, all of Bentleyville and Fred, Bedford, OH; 18 grand children and 4 grt. grand children. 

Michael Huber Information

Pennsylvania 1910 Miracode Index 
about Michael Huber 
Name:Michael Huber
Enumeration District:0200
Relation:Head of Household
Other Residents:RelationNameAgeBirth Place
WifeAgnes M51Pennsylvania
SonJacob A31Pennsylvania
SonJoseph A30Pennsylvania
SonMax L16Pennsylvania
SonHenry F13Pennsylvania
DaughterSarah J11Pennsylvania
DaughterCatherine B09Pennsylvania
NRMartin Bender17Pennsylvania
1910 1910 United States Federal Census 
about Michael Huber 
Name:Michael Huber
Age in 1910:53
Estimated Birth Year:1857
Relation to Head of House:Head
[Self (Head)] 
Father's Birth Place:France
Mother's Birth Place:Germany
Spouse's Name:Agnes M Huber
Home in 1910:Twilight, Washington, Pennsylvania
Marital Status:Married
Neighbors:View others on page 
Household Members:NameAge
Michael Huber53
Agnes M Huber51
Jacob A Huber31
Joseph A Huber30
Max L Huber16
Henry F Huber13
Sarah J Huber11
Catherine B Huber9
Martin Bender17

Charleroi Mail, Apr. 8, 1916
(Front Pg., top headline)
Body Found Under Peculiar Circumstances is Identified

Michael Hubor, Glassworker, Dies from Pneumonia Attack
Maple Creek Man Had Followed Trade for 45 Years - Leaves Family of Sons and Daughters.
Michael Huber, aged 60, a glassworker, d. at his home in Maple Creek Fri. eve. at 8:20 o'clock, from an attack of grip and pneumonia. He had been ill 5 wks.
Mr. Huber was b. in Pittsburg in 1856. Coming to Charleroi in 1899, he took up his trade as glass worker following that trade until his death. All told he was a glassworker for 45 yrs. Besides his widow he leaves the following children:
Jacob J. of Charleroi, Jos. A. of Pt. Marion; Jn. G. of California, Mrs. Andrew Jackson of Northside, Pittsburg; Mrs. James H. Donnelly, Yukon; James A. of Charleroi, Mary E. of Bentleyville; Harry F. of Charleroi and Sarah J., Catherine B. and Michael R., all at home with the following stepchildren: Lauretta, Edgar, Wm. John and Mrs. Jos. Garbett of N. Charleroi. Funeral svcs will be held Mon. 

Estate Notice, May 10, 1916 - Charleroi Mail
Kuber Estate Divided

By the will of Michael Huber, late of Twilight, his estate is devised to his 6 children, Jacob Peter, James Oliver, Henry Francis, Sarah Jane, Katharine Bernardine, and Michael Raymond. To his five children, John, Jos., Lawrence, Mary Donnelly and Bertha C. Jackson he gives $1 each. His wife is to have a home with the children. 

Charleroi Mail
Sep. 11, 1917

Estate of Michael Huber, late of the Boro of Twilight, Wash. Co., PA. dec'd.
Notice is hereby given that the undersigned Executrix has made app. to the Orphan's Crt. of said Wash. Co., for an order authorizing and directing a private sale of Lots # 38 and # 40 in the Sphar and McKean Plan of lots in said boro of Twilight, Wash. Co., ___, (being the premises of the said decedent.) to AMBROSE LIPTAK, for the sum of One Thousand ($1,000.00) Dollars cash, and said Crt. has fixed Mon., Oct. 1, 1917, at 10 o'clock AM, as the time for authorizing and directing said sale. Sarah E. Huber, Exec'trx. of the Estate of Michael Huber, dec'd, Guy Moffit, Attorney, Charleroi, PA S 11-17-24

Charleroi Mail, Aug. 4, 1928
Eats Poisoned Meat, Oil Contractor Dies
Pittsburgh, Aug. 4
- Poisoned meat eaten while enroute from Dalla, TX, to attend a family reunion here, was today believed responsible for the death of Michael Huber, 45, Texas oil drilling contractor and the serious illness of his 14 yr. old son, Joseph.
Huber and his family were motoring here to attend a family reunion in celebration of the 83rd birthday of his mother, Mrs. Mary Huber. He d. shortly after his arrival. His son, Joseph, is reported to be near death.
Mrs. Celestia Huber, wife of the victim told co. coroners that they had eaten veal loaf in Richmond, IN which had caused them to become ill. Hospital authorities here indicated they believed the food was a contributory cause of the death. 

Charleroi Mail, Oct. 12, 1928
Mr. and Mrs. Michael Huber and family have moved from Ellsworth to the tenant house of Mrs. James Rager. 

Charleroi Mail, Mar. 10, 1958
Obit - Sarah Nutting

Mrs. Sarah Nutting of 520 3rd St., Charleroi, d. suddenly at her home, Mar. 8, 1958, at 11:58 AM.
She was b. in Charleroi, Feb. 19, 1899, the dau. of Michael and Methilda Heevor Huber. She was a lifelong resident of Charleroi, and was a member of St. Jerome's Church, the Goodwill club, W.B.A.G.D. of A., Sacred Heart Soc., Eagles Auxiliary and the American Legion Auxuliary.
She is survived by her husband, Mathias J. Nutting, two sons, Harry of N. Charleroi, and Jos. of Charleroi, R.D. 2, one dau., Mrs. Albert (Shirley) Karlowsky, Charleroi, one brother, Lawrence Huber of Bentleyville, RD, a half-brother, Michael Huber of N. Charleroi, a half sister, Mrs. Regina Yohe of Monongahela, and four grand children. 

Charleroi Mail, Dec. 26, 1916
Weddings Occur

Miss Sarah Huber and Mathias Nutting were m. Christmas day by the JP Paul R. Nutt at the home of the bride in Twilight boro. They will live in Twilight. 


Charleroi Mail, Sep. 25, 1945
Reported that Sgt. Chas. H. Huber, killed in action, wife. Wanda C., living in N. Char.

Military News - The Charleroi Mail, Jul. 21, 1943
Yeoman 3/c Bertha Huber, who is connected with the Communications Depart. of the svc at Wash. DC, is home on week's leave visiting her mother, Mrs. Mary Huber, 721 Liberty Ave., N. Charleroi. She has been in the WAVES since last Dec. 

Military News - The Charleroi Mail, Oct. 29, 1943
Pvt. Henry A. Huber has sent word that he has arrived safely in Australia. Thru his mother, Mrs. Mary Huber of N. Charleroi, he sends his best to all the folks back home. 

(There are lots of other articles sited re: the Hubers in the Charleroi area.)

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