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Surnames: MURRAY MURRY YARNELL
Submitter: Janice Mauldin Castleman (castle96@flash.net)
Date: 31 Aug 2001
URL: http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~janicekmc/murry2.htm

MURRAY/MURRY - 1. William McLean4 Murry (James3, William2, John1) was born 1759 in Paxtang, Lancaster (now Dauphin Co., created 1785), PA, and died August 24, 1848 in Wilson Co., TN. He married Pameila Unknown Abt. 1784. She was born 1764, and died May 28, 1848 in Wilson Co., TN. If anyone is working on this line, please share information, if you can and visit my website for some of what I've learned about this family so far. I descend from William & Pameila's son James L.5 Murry (notice the spelling changed) (William McLean4, James3, William2, John1) was born Abt. 1798. He married Cassa Yarnell December 28, 1819 in Wilson Co., TN. She was born Abt. 1800. Their family name in 1750 Lancaster Co., PA was mostly spelled MURRAY.

Surnames: MCCORD
Submitter: Tom Hill (tbrumhill@home.com)
Date: 30 Aug 2001

I am looking for descendants of William McCord the Immigrant who died in 1739 in Derry Township in what is now Dauphin County. I have extensive printouts available on his sons' descendants, William of the Fort, David the Weaver and James, which I would like to share with those interested. William is the first ancestor of many of the lines being followed by Clan McCord.

Surnames: FRIDLEY COGLEY
Submitter: Susan Wismer (daltonwiz@aol.com)
Date: 28 Aug 2001

I am searching for any information on a Simon Fridley who is listed in the 1820 US census for Dauphin Cty. He may be my ggggrandfather. If so, his wife's name was Elizabeth and they had at least one child, Sarah, my gggrandmother. Simon disappears after the 1820 census. Sarah was married to Joseph M. Cogley and they lived in Mifflin Cty. Any help would be appreciated. I live too far away to spend any time in Harrisburg in the state records.

Surnames: MARTIN ATKINSON
Submitter: Don & Liz Martin (dmartin@rcvideo.com)
Date: 26 Aug 2001

We are trying to find a link between Cornelius Atkinson, from Halifax Township died around 1815 He had a daughter named Mary, who married Thomas Martin. I have a GGGG Grandfather named Robert Martin who came from Greene Co around 1819 to Monroe County Ohio. We believe that Mary Atkinson is his mother, but this is purely conjecture. We have some info on Mary and her father Cornelius Atkinson but can not find any information on Mary's children if there indeed are any. Please e-mail with any information or leads that you might have

Surnames: BELL RAINY RANEY
Submitter: Judy (Beutler)
Date: 22 Aug 2001
URL: Beut7@aol.com

Searching DAVID BELL from PA. B. 1774. Moved to Butler Co. Ohio to farm about 1800 with his wife MARGARET RAINY(RANEY). Lived in Morgan TWP, Butler CO. OH until he died of cholera in 1834. Any help appreciated. Thanks, Judy Beutler

Surnames: UNGER
Submitter: Loraine Hall (LLGHall@aol.com)
Date: 21 Aug 2001

Am seeking information on Adam Unger b. 1799 Pa. He and his wife Maria or Mariah lived with their children in Lykens Twnshp, Dauphin Co, Pa. The children were John, Jacob, Simon, William, Catherine and Angeline. Would like to know the names of Adam's parents. Need to know Maria's maiden name and her parents names. Have hit a brick wall with this family and need help. Loraine, LLGHall@aol.com

Surnames: ATTICK GRAMM
Submitter: Connie Armstrong (garmstrong@mediaone.net)
Date: 20 Aug 2001

We will be visiting the Harrisburg area in the Fall to do some research oun our Attick and Gramm families. Where might we be able to find old City Directories of the area? Thanks, Connie Armstrong

Surnames: SHEETZ SMART REED
Submitter: violet (elizabeth030100@aol.com)
Date: 20 Aug 2001

I'm looking for a helen Georgia reed who married a charles elder sheetz in dauphin county they had a daughter caroline elizabeth who was my grandmother. I have ordered my granmothers death record and there isn't much there. Anything you can give me that would be helpful would be greatly appreciated. Sincerely, Violet

Surnames: TRAUTMAN
Submitter: George Quinn (gquinn@post.com)
Date: 20 Aug 2001

Does anyone in Dauphin County have an interest in Benjamin Trautman? He probably was born in 1845 and he served in the 12th Regiment of Pennsylvania Cavalry Volunteers during the Civil War.

Surnames: FEASEL SHILEY
Submitter: Donna Renninger (genie7lady@aol.com)
Date: 17 Aug 2001

Seeking buriel of Jane (Feasel) Shiley, wife of William. She was born about 1851, died after 1880 but probably not until sometime around 1890-1900 as she had 4 more children after 1880. They were living in Schuykill Co., Pottsville in 1880 but his family was all from Dauphin Co. Need date of death and where buried. Thank you.

Surnames: SELLERS WILSON
Submitter: Carl Sellers (ksellers@mcs.k12.nc.us)
Date: 15 Aug 2001

G-g-grandfather George Sellers married Margaret Wilson in Dauphin Co. early 1800's. Margaret was born in 1800--George's birth date is unknown, but he seems to have died about 1834 in Dauphin Co. My G-grandfather David Sellers was born in 1832 in Middletown. In 1835, Margaret and children David, Hiram, Susan, and Margaret moved to Hollidaysburg in Bedford(now Blair)Co. where she lived until at least 1880--maybe longer. What I am looking for are the parents of George and his wife Margaret Wilson and the burial place of George. Any help will be greatly appreciated.

Surnames: FORNEY
Submitter: scott forney (sforney@hotmail.com)
Date: 14 Aug 2001

attempting to identify a GEORGE FORNEY b.1811 (c) and is interred in Limestone Twp, Clinton Co.

Surnames: SWANN
Submitter: jamie swann (jamieswann@home.cm)
Date: 12 Aug 2001

looking for john swann...moved to york county sc?? born in mid 1700' thanks

Surnames: SULTZBACH LANDIS
Submitter: Gail Breitbard (Gailbreitbard@aol.com)
Date: 11 Aug 2001

Joseph SULTZBACH (1825-1873) married Hannah Landis and is buried in David's Church cemetery at Killinger,Dauphin Co. It is said his father was Jacob SULTZBACH. Any info on this family would be appreciated. Gailbreitbard@aol.com

Surnames: WILLIAMS SHULTS SMELZER VEACH SHULT
Submitter: Mary Saddler (sadd3545@voyager.net)
Date: 10 Aug 2001

I am looking for any one who can halp me.My father name Jacob Williams,born 1916 in pa.I do not know the town he was born in he died in 1966 in Mich. He lived in Williamstown, and work in the coal mines there. his father and Mother name was Edward E Williams also worked in the coal mines died 1924 in Williamstown. And Emma R Shult or Shults,Edward E Williams father name was John Ellis Williams and his Mother name was Mary Martha Smelzer,Emma,s Mother name was Sara Elizabeth Veach, and Father name was Jacob Shult os Shults,If you could give me any date,s that would halp me, and any cemetery,s that thay are in.And who was John and Mary,s mother and Father and Sara and Jacob,s Mother and Father.thank you Mary

Surnames: SCHNEIDER/SNYDER MENSCH SIMON BROSIUS KEPNER AUMILLER TSCHOFF
Submitter: Gail Gallardo (gailzi@hotmail.com)
Date: 07 Aug 2001

Seeking info and descendants of Abraham Jacob Schneider b. 1723, brother of George Daniel Schneider who settled with their mother and step-father Johan George Brosius in the area of Berks or Dauphin Co approx 1750. Abraham Jacob's children were Jacob c.1749, Abraham jr.b.1751, John George1760, Thomas 1763 and Maria?. Their mother was Magdalena. Most were baptised at Rehrersburg's Altalaha Church and in the Stoever record. Descendants in Dauphin and Snyder counties. George Daniel's descendants well documented on LDS site.

Surnames: SELLERS WILSON
Submitter: Carl Sellers (ksellers@mcs.k12.nc.us)
Date: 30 Jul 2001

G-g-grandmother Margaret Wilson Sellers married my G-g-grandfather George Sellers in Dauphin Co. in early 1800's. Believe George died about 1834-35. Margaret and children moved to Hollidaysburg in Bedford(now Blair)Co. in 1835. Hoping to find parents of George and Margaret Wilson Sellers and whether George died in Dauphin Co. Thanks for any help.

Surnames: EICHOLTZ
Submitter: Barbara Nordquist (allofus@warwick.net)
Date: 26 Jul 2001

Saw mention of my madien name Eicholtz on another site had marrage record to Mary Schneider in early 1800's any info about his parents or where they came from?

Surnames: EICHOLTZ
Submitter: Barbara Nordquist (allofus@warwick.net)
Date: 26 Jul 2001

Saw mention of my madien name Eicholtz on another site had marrage record to Mary Schneider in early 1800's any info about his parents or where they came from?

Surnames: MCCLURE ESPY
Submitter: Bob Sims (moinwa@yahoo.com)
Date: 26 Jul 2001

Searching for documented proof of parents of MARGARET McCLURE. Family tradition says (1) Margaret was born 1766 in Harrisburg, PA and that parents are James McClure and Mary ESPY. (2) That the father, James, was born 1733 at Paxtang, Dauphin, PA. Please help if you can. Thank you.

Surnames: BASKINS BASKIN
Submitter: Tom Billings (tbillings_@excite.com)
Date: 18 Jul 2001

Does anyone have information concerning William BASKINS, who was in Dauphine County during the 1790 census? Am trying to tie him with his son, Benjamin Preston BASKINS, who is lost in the census records between 1790- 1860 when he appeared in the 1860 Venango Co, PA record with his brother, Robert Cebrica BASKIN.

Surnames: MATTER ISENHOWER STALCUP
Submitter: linda davis (linda_davis_29461@yahoo.com)
Date: 18 Jul 2001

looking to do a family tree on my matters family andneed help my grandfathers name is floyd roy matter he married my grandmother tabitha ellen barrick my grandfather was born in lockhaven,pa,1903 his parents names are john wesley matter and minnie may stalcup i no we are related to the president isenhower please email me at linda_davis_29461@yahoo.com

Surnames: FORTUNATUS J. FREI MARY RIMLER SHAMMO
Submitter: Joanne Sutherland (mb711@mail.clis.com)
Date: 18 Jul 2001

I am searching for information about the marriage of Fortunatus J. Frei and Mary Rimler Shammo in 1870 in Halifax, PA.( I think)

Surnames: HUFNAGLE VANDERSLICE
Submitter: Ruthann Meyer Hufnagle (dlhufnagle@juno.com)
Date: 17 Jul 2001

I am looking for the parents of Daniel Hufnagle and/or brothers and sisters. Daniel was born in about 1820, married in abt. 1842, died in abt. 1862. Married Elizabeth Vanderslice in Harrisburg, Dauphin Co. PA. Any information would be most appreciated. Ruthann Hufnagle

Surnames: ENSMINGER
Submitter: Martha Grainger (graingerjm@aol.com)
Date: 15 Jul 2001

I am looking for member of the Ensminger family, between 1733- 1865. thank you Martha

Surnames: ROGERS BAUMGARDNER
Submitter: Gwen Stirling (littlepup0@aol.com)
Date: 15 Jul 2001

Looking for the Italian name of John (1858) and Mary (1860)Rogers on Fulton Street in Harrisburg, PA in 1910. According to census John and Mary arrived 1883, married in the US and had the following children: Marie b.1890, John b. 1892, Louis b. 1873, Lena b. 1894 and Cecilia Rose b.1896. Cecilia married Quinter Baumgardner. Any information on this family would be greatly appreciated. G Stirling

Surnames: MORRISON SONGER
Submitter: Charles Caines (chazdragon@email.com)
Date: 15 Jul 2001

We have hit a huge barrier in our research on the Morrison Family. William Harrison Morrison born December 31, 1814 married to Susan Songer in 1837, is as far as we can get on this branch of the family. Who were his parents and their parents and so on? Where did they come from originally?

Surnames: HOFFMAN
Submitter: J. Brenizer (BrnzrJ@aol.com)
Date: 14 Jul 2001

Im interested in findind more Hoffman family inDauphin County and wonderling if they tie into our Rebecca Hoffman of Clearfield County who buried in Fruithill Cementary in Ansonville.

Surnames: KNOUCE NAUS KNOUSE NAUSS KNAUSS NASS
Submitter: Jane Naus (janesway1@aol.com)
Date: 11 Jul 2001

I'm searching for information on Jacob Knouce from Millersburg--about 1810, 1820, and George Knouce from Halifax area. The name could be spelled Knauss, Knouse, etc.

Surnames: HANDIBOE HANDIBOUGH BALLENGER HANDEBO HANDIBODE LEWIS HAANDIBOE GROSHOLTZ LARMAN
Submitter: Lora M. Handiboe (LLighthse@aol.com)
Date: 09 Jul 2001
URL: http://genconnect.rootsweb.com/gc/surnames/h/a/HANDIBOE/queries

Listed on the Handiboe board there is a query for a Robert Norman Handiboe b. Dauphine Co., PA @ Jun 1894. Married a Mildred-was a railroad worker. worked at the Bethlehm Steel Mill. Was said to be listed in the 1920 census as head of household. Information desired by a Craig B. Beau Handiboe.

Surnames: ENSMINGER HOLBRIN SAYER
Submitter: Martha Grainger (graingerjm@aol.com)
Date: 06 Jul 2001

Looking for the family ENSMINGER parents: John Michael and Anna Maria and children, 5 of whom were born in Dauphin Co, 1798-1818 (Joesph, Philip, Henry, Samuel, William) thank you!!

Surnames: FITE MITCHELL BAKER
Submitter: Judy Plummer (jmplummr@aol.com)
Date: 30 Jun 2001

Abraham Fite married Susan Elizabeth Mitchell, daughter of John B. and Susan (Mundorff) Mitchell, of York Co, PA, about 1869; couple lived in Lower Paxton, Dauphin Co, PA,had 7 children: Mary A., John M., Emma E., Joseph H., Samuel P., Lucy A, and Isaac N. Lucy m. George D. Baker about 1903, had sons Cletus and Robert Baker. Would like to correspond and exchange information with anyone interested in this family.

Submitter: c. westberg (Bargainqueen1@aol.com)
Date: 29 Jun 2001

I'm searching for any information on the Kreider or krauter family .

Surnames: MALEY
Submitter: Bob Maley (bob@maley.net)
Date: 26 Jun 2001
URL: http://maley.net/genealogy

I am looking for any descendants of John J. Maley, born 1886 to George Washington Maley, Sr. John's children were Florence C. (1912), John M. (1916), Bruce A. (1919). All of the above were born in the City of Harrisburg. The last record I have of John is in 1942, when he attended his father's funeral in Harrisburg.

 

 

 

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