|30 September 1997, Bobbi
Ogletree , OAKES
appreciate any info on Thomas OAKES and W. Anna ESHLEMAN OAKES. Thomas
born Ireland 1788, bought MCNAIR Farm, Union Deposit ca. 1841-45, Anna b. 1780, d. 1865.
Both buried in Union Deposit Cemetery. Lizzie C. OAKES buried beside them. She is wife of
Samual H. SLESSER . Lizzie b. 26 Jun 1863, d. 4 Jul 1914. Will be in area
late Sept. 1997. Information very much appreciated.
|30 September 1997, Twila
Smith , STAHLMAN
information regarding John STAHLMAN who is spelled STALTMAN on 1790
census in Dauphin County. Was there a relationship to HOFFMAN and MCCRORY family?
Who was Nancy MCCROREY or CROREY named in 1823 will of John STAHLMAN in Schuylkill
county-her mother or his stepmother? Baptisms of 4 STAHLMAN children at Hoffman's church
(ST. John's Lutheran) at Berrysburg, Mifflin Twp., Dauphin Co. 1789-1796 with HOFFMAN
sponsors. Jonathan MCCROREY and wife had son baptized at Hoffman's church 1802. Was he
related to Elanor? Where was MCCROREY family before and aftrer 1802?
|30 September 1997, Twila
Smith , GEIGER / WALTERS
information on Johann Peter WALTERS b. ca. 1755 in Germany, known as Peter WALTERS married
ca. 1794 possibly at Harrisburg. Peter married Anna Maria (Mary) GEIGER b. ca. 1775-78
probably at Reamstown, Lancaster County, the daughter of Barnhart (whose name was
Americanized to Bernard) and Anna Maria SCHMIDT) GEIGER . Peter WALTERS
and Bernard GEIGER served in the American revolution and were blacksmiths in Harrisburg
after 1788. Both are listed as founders at the Zion Lutheran church in Harrisburg. Who
were parents of Peter WALTERS. Bernard GEISER and Anna Maria SCHMIDT?
|29 September 1997, Russell
Smith , SHAFFER
I am looking
for any information on John Cyrus SHAFFER, b. May 1846 in Dauphin County. He married Mary LIVINGSTON
b. Aug 1857. Any information or help is appreciated.
|29 September 1997, Mary Pitoniak , WEAVER / FERGUS
I am looking for info on the WEAVER family of Harrisburg, Dauphin
Co. John WEAVER and Dorothy FERGUS WEAVER. They had at least two children, John Jr. and
Russell. John was born in Pa. and Dorothy in Co. both before the turn of the century. Any
|27 September 1997, Bill
Friis , SHINKEL
information on a Henry (Henrich) SHINKEL, ca 1760 owning land in Bethel Township, all
leads, ideas appreciated.
|25 September 1997, John
E. Shuey , SHUEY
John SHUEY was my great
grandfather. Born 16 Feb 1834 and married to Sara HOERNER (12 Jan 1839 -
22 Nov 1910) he served briefly in the Union Army and died 23 Mar 1923. Among John and
Sara's children was Eli Henry SHUEY. Do anyone have any information about John's and/or
Sara's parents or siblings or additional children?
|21 September 1997, Beverly
Walmer Wyld , SEIBERT / ENGLE
SEIBERT married to Magdalena ENGLE in Dauphin Co., Pa. They had a large family and
immigrated to Muscatine Co., Iowa abter 1848. After the death of Adam and Magdalena in
1860, the children must have moved back to Pa. and probably lived with relatives in
Dauphin Co. Daughter Lavina SEIBERT married Robert Hill SHELLENHAMER. Who
were the parents of Magdalena ENGLE?
|20 September 1997, Larry
R. Johnson , KEARNS / MAHER
am looking for any info on Rose KEARNS born in Harrisburg, Pa. on 26 Aug 1862. Parents
were Mr. and Mrs. J. C. KEARNS. She married a Jerry B. MAHER. Died in Youngstown, Ohio.
Father from Germany, mother from France. Anyone with anymore info, please contact me.
|20 September 1997, Marjorie White , GROVE / KNOUSE
We are looking for information on the parents of Martha Ellen GROVE,
born in Harrisburg, Pa. on 17 Mar 1872. Her parents were Diller Winfield GROVE and Lydia
N. KNOUSE, both born in Pa. Did Martha Ellen have any brothers or sisters? Would like to
hear from anyone with any information on this family.
|19 September 1997, Barbara
Higgins Meyer , SCHERER / MERWINE
Looking for parents/siblings of Michael SCHERER, who resided in Berrysburg in the
1800's. Wife, Catherine ----???. Known children: Salome, b. 22 Oct 1815 (had son William
MYERS),married George GELLENER ; Anna Maria b. ca 1827, married about
1855 to Philip MERWINE of Barry Twp., Schuylkill Co., d. 17 Oct 1894 Ringtown, Schuylkill
Co.; Amanda b. 1831; possibly son, Joseph b. 1814 Lebanon Twp. Is Michael the Michael
SCHERER who died 19 Jan 1876 and is buried in Hoffman's graveyard?
|17 September 1997, Ron Fernsler , FARNSLER / FERNSLER
I am seeking information in particular for the surname FARNSLER /
FERNSLER in the early 1900's in Dauphin Co., Pa. This is the branch of the family that
moved from Lebanon Co. into Dauphin Co. Some of the people I am searching: Herbert
FARNSLER, Irwin FARNSLER, George fARNSLER.
|17 September 1997, Karen Klaene , BALSLEY
I am seeking the parents of Jacob BALSLEY b. 28 Mar 1823 in Dauphin
Co. He located in town of Cleves, Hamilton Co., Oh. and married Mary R. RUNYAN there
in 1847. Jacob was said to have come from Harrisburg or near there. There is a Jonathon
and a Jacob BALSLEY in Dauphin Co. 1830 census and each has a male child in age catagory
for Jacob. I would appreciate any information.
|12 September 1997, Lenella
Rhodes , MINICH
I am looking
for information on Gertraut MINICH'S family. She was born 19 Apr 1759 in Derry, Dauphin
Co. She married David FOGELSANGER and they lived in Manheim till about
1792 when they moved near Shippensburg in Cumberland Co. Gertraut's father was Wendel
MINICH and her mother was Gertraut BALSBACH .
|4 September 1997, Robert
C. Snyder , SNYDER
for information on the following SNYDER families: From the 1840 census, Derry Twp.,
Dauphin Co., Pa. p. 259: John SNYDER 30-40, Spouse 30-40, children 9. 1850 census, Derry
Twp., Dauphin Co. p. 137; John SNYDER wife Anna SNYDER, children: John 20, Peter, 18, Anna
12, Genny or Jenny 9. 1850 census, Derry Twp. p. 131 Jacob 23, Henry 1, Nancy 29, all
SNYDERS. 1850 census, So. Hanover Twp., Dauphin Co. p. 110: George SNYDER 26, wife
Elizabeth (HOOVER) Children Rebecca 5, John 4, George W. @, Abraham 1,
all SNYDERS and Isaac Hoover 17.. Seeking to identify parents and siblings of George, my
|4 September 1997, Robert
C. Snyder , HOOVER
for information on the following HOOVER families: ABRAHAM HOOVER and
spouse Rebecca ??? Listed on page 291 of the 1840 census for Lower Paxton Twp. He is
buried in the German Baptist Cemetery on Union Deposit Rd., Lower Paxton Twp. - Abraham
born 11 Apr 1798, died 5 Dec 1848; wife Rebecca born 15 Nov 1795, died 25 Mar 1854;
daughter Elizabeth born 8 Apr 1824 married George Snyder 1843 in Harrisburg. Son may have
been Isaac HOOVER, age 17 in 1850, listed with George and Elizabeth Snyder on the 1850
Census, So. Hanover Twp., p.110. Seek info on olther HOOVER son and daughter listed in the
1840 census. Also looking for info on Isacc HOOVER b. abt. 1833 in Dauphin Co. wife Sarah
b. abt 1846. In 1860 census living Monroe Co., MI, Children: David H. b. 1867; Albert
Frank b. 1870, Samuel C. b. 1874, and Jacob C. b. 1878.
|2 September 1997, Lindalou
Shees , SHEES
I am researching
my family tree and need information concerning the name SHEES. I know that a Barbara Shees
made the front page of the Patriot News back in 1969 between the months of Feb-Oct. She
was in an auto accident. I'm trying to get a copy of the article but I have had no luck so
far. If anyone went to school, church, library, etc. with her, I would appreciate anything
concerning lher or her family. Please help.
|31 August 1997, Linda
Harris , FRANK
I have a Jacob
FRANK born ca. 1850 in Halifax. He married Catherine (?) who died at age 33. They had a
daughter named Bertha, born 1878 in Halifax. I am also looking for a Lorenzo FRANK born
1848 in Harrisburg. He married Anna (?) born 1851. They had the following children: Harry,
b. 1876, married Bertha FRANK (daughter of Jacob and Catherine), Samuel b. 1874 (probably
died young), James L. b. 1872
|30 August 1997, Elaine
Beachler , BEACHLER / KENNER
looking for any information on the surnames BEACHLER and KENNER who lived or live in the
Dauphin Co. area. Please email me for information.
|27 August 1997, Marjorie
White , GROVE / KNOUSE
trying to trace the parents and siblings of Martha Ellen GROVE, born in Harrisburg on 17
Mar 1873. Parents names were Diller Winfield GROVE and Lydia N. KNOUSE, both born in Pa.
Any information will be greatly appreciated.
|27 August 1997, Mick Gallis
, DOYLE / KAVANAUGH / MCGEARY / DUFFY
Would appreciate any information about my gg grandfather Frank DOYLE from County
Wicklow, Ireland, and his wife Ann KAVANAUGH. Their son Patrick married Ellen MCGEARY,
daughter of James MCGEARY and Kathyrn DUFFY. Supposed to be buried in Williamstown.
|27 August 1997, Charlotte
Harman Siegfried , HARMAN / HERRMAN
Searching for John HARMAN / HERRMAN b. ca 1770 in Lancaster (now
Dauphin Co. He was the son of David HARMAN/HERRMAN, who married Elizabeth HELN/HON/
etc. She may or may not be John's mother. John married Mary BORDNER the
daughter of William and Mary Koppenheffer BORDNER. They had seventeen children.
|26 August 1997, Carol
A. Haagensen , SHOOP / SHUPP, MATTER / MOTTER, COOPER/KUPPER, SHOTT,
ZIMMERMAN, MILLER / MULLER, MATCHET (TE)
am researching these surnames in Dauphin County. Please visit my website, the Haagensen Family Page. If you have
anything I don't have in my website, please email me!
|24 August 1997, Donald F.
Halper , SHARPE
I am looking
for information on my gg grandmother. To the best of my knowledge her maiden name was
SHARPE. I also believe she was married at one time and that her married name was SCHNELL..
Information indicates that her brother-in-law travelled with her from Pa. to Il. She was
b. 20 Aug 1816 and d. 2 Mar 1893 in Il. and is buried in Winchester, Scott Co. Il. She
married Richard RICHARDS III on 10 Apr 1853. They were married in
|20 August 1997, David
Rath , FELTY
I am interested in additions or corrections to my web page of the
Dauphin County FELTYS. My web spage can be found at
|20 August 1997, Deana
Shuey , SHUEY
I am doing research on my family from the Bethel Twp. area. At the
time they lived there it was still considered Lancaster Co. I would like to know more
about the history of Bethel Twp. and if you could give me any information on KLOPP'S
Church and SWATARA Church. Daniel SHUEY may have been one of the
founders of the church. I know they came to the area in 1732. In 1917 W. H. HUNSICKER
told D. B. SHUEY that the original SHUEYS owned his farm of 216 acres, the Adam HEILMAN
farm of 223 acres, and the WALBORN farm of 210 acres. Could you
tell me more about this area and it's whereabouts? I'd be very grateful. Thank you.
|18 August 1997, Kathy
Stevens , WEBNER
info on George WEBNER line. George was born 1746 in Oldenburg, Austria, died 1826 in
Krauznach, Germany (buried in Mannheim, Germany). His son John and wife Christina (see
below) had 5 children: Amelia (see below), Lucinda WEBNER (DIETRICK) ,
George, John Jr., and Christina WEBNER (YOTZ) Amelia's daughter Anna Mary
CAMERON born in Dauphin Co., married Henry WOLFE born
1825 in Williamsport, Lycoming Co., Pa. They had 6 children: all WOLFE surname: Amelia,
William, Samuel, Torrence, Lemuel and Frederich. The firs 3 children were born in
Williamsport, the last 3 were born in Jewell Co., Kansas.
|18 August 1997, Kathy
Stevens , CAMMERER / CAMERON / KEMMERER
Searching for info on Samuel CAMMERER (later CAMERON) born
abt 1809 in Dauphin Co., Pa. He married Amelia WEBNER (born 1811 in
Schuylkill Co., Pa. They had 3 children: Anna Mary (born 1834 in Dauphin Co.), William
Henry and John. All CAMERON. Amelia WEBNER'S father John Theodore WEBNER was born in 1781
in Mannheim, Germany and died in 1854 in Elizabeth, Pa. Amelia's mother Christina HEISER
was born in 1788 in Schuylkill Co. Pa. If any of this looks familiasr, please
|12 August 1997, Jack
L. Armstrong , MILLER
Searching for relatives of John A. MILLER b. 1 Nov 1887, d. 1 Oct
1979 in Ohio. Married Eva WARD . No children, they lived in Ohio.
|10 August 1997, No
name given , LERUE
I'm looking for information on Mary Magdalena LERUE (and other
spellings). born 1744, died 30 Sep 1831, Adams Co. Pa. Married Henry DIERDORFF in
Pennsylvania. If you have her in your LERUE file, please email me.
|10 August 1997, John
W. Chapman , CHAPMAN
I am looking for any information on CHAPMANS who were in the
Harrisburg area late 1800's or early 1900's, particularly Hubert Washburn CHAPMAN or James
Lewis CHAPMAN. Thank yhou much.
|9 August 1997, John
Dornheim , DORNHEIM
Looking for information regarding Rudolph DORNHEIM and descendants
mid to late 19th century.
|6 August 1997, Shirley H. Shope , BRANDT
I am looking for
information on the ancestors of Sara BRANDT According to the Pa. census,
she was born ca 1839, her father was Martin and her mother Elizabeth. I have a Martin
BRANDT born ca 1722, died 5 Oct 1809 and is buried in Hummelstown Cemetery. I then have
his children but no other information on the next generation. His children were all born
in Derry Twp. Is anyone else researching this family?
|5 August 1997, Barbara
Hamilton , VOGELSONG
trying to find any relatives of or information about a Helen VOGELSONG (maiden
name) or Helen DELANO (married name) who was born in Harrisburg, Dauphin
Co., 27 Jul 1927. Marriage records (VOGELSONG 7 DELANO) would also be helpful. I know that
in 1967 she was living in Allentown, Pa. Thanks in advance. Any information is greatly
|4 August 1997, Dortha
Steele , BRINSER / WEAVER
I am searching for information about the family of Mattias BRINSER
who married Lusetta WEAVER daughter of Christian WEAVER between
1852-1855 in Lancaster Co. Also the family of Mattias' brother, Jonas C. BRINSER who
married Lusetta"s sister Lydia WEAVER also in Lancaster Co. Jonas and Lydia lived in
Middletown, Dauphin Co. I am not sure if Mattias and Lusetta lived in Dauphin Co. Mattias
and Lusetta may have had on daughter Mary in abt 1857 . Lusetta died about that time.
Jonas C. and Mattias were the sons of John and Mary BRINSER of Middletown, Daulphin Co.,
|4 August 1997, firstname.lastname@example.org
, MUSSELMAN / SHANK / TEGHTMEYER / TECKMIER
I am researching the above names. Other spellings are DECHTMEYER
/ TEGTMEYER etc. My ggg grandfather and ggg grandmother were: Benjamin (Benjman)
F. MUSSELMAN born 28 Mar 1821 in Pa. (Lancaster or Dauphin Co.'s) He died 6/7 Apr 1908 in
New Berry, Green Co., Indiana. Son of ??Jacob? and ???. He married Elizabeth DECHTMEYER
/ TEGTMEYER / TECKMIER, born 29 Jan 1829 (probably in Dauphin Co.) They married
28 Oct 1847 in Elizabethtown Lutheran Church in Mt. Joy, Lancaster Co., Pa. Elizabeth is
listed as being from Londonderry Twp., Dauphin Co. According to LDS records a Jacob is
mentined as a sitness to the marriage. Elizabeth's parents were: Johann Lewis (Ludwig) TIGHTMEYER,
SR. and Anna SHANK Any info appreciated and will share what I
|3 August 1997, Gene
Hall , LONGENECKER
I am looking
for the parents of Christian LONGENECKER Christian died 29 Mar 1847 in
Upper Swatara Twp. His wife was Mary KINGSPORT died about 1851. Their
children included: John, Catherine and Daniel Kingsport. I have information to share.
|2 August 1997, Kim A.
Bowman , BOWMAN
Looking for information on the BOWMANS of Dauphin
Co., Pa. Joseph E. BOWMAN / Robert E. BOWMAN / Joseph R. BOWMAN
|1 August 1997, C. A.
Georgen , BODMER / BASKIN
ancestors of Lillie Mae BODMER (1874-1950). She was born in Pa., probably
Steelton or Swatara Twp., Dauphin Co. She married George Brinton BASKIN (1864-1899)
in 1890. She was the daughter of John BODMER (1840-1900) and his wife Leah (?) (b 1837).
Lillie Mae had three sisters: Emma (her twin), Sarah (b.1872) and one other (unknown).
Emma was married to John FOUGHT they lived in Swatara Twp. in 1900.
|28 July 1997, Peggy
Ramer , ARNEY
I am researching
the name ARNEY. Joseph ARNEY was my immigrant ancestor and came to
Harrisburg, Dauphin Co., Pa. in 1813 from England. He originally was from Switzerland. He
only stayed for five years before moving to Georgetown,DC, but I know he acquired real
estate there. His wife was Elizabeth HYDE from Worchestershire, England.
Any help appreciated.
|28 July 1997, Mary L.
Wolverton , WOLVERTON
I am looking for the birth record of Isaac WOLVERTON born in
Harrisburg Dec 28 1803. His parents were Jonathan and Keziah WOLVERTON. They were
Baptists, Ithink, Isaac later became an Episcopalian Methodist. I would be grateful for
any information on the Wolvertons.
|27 July 1997, Scott D.
Straining , STRAINING
I am simply looking for any information that I can find for the
"STRAINING" family. I have a lot of info so far, but I could always use more.
|27 July 1997, Jane
Remly , REMLY / REMLEY / REMELY
Looking for information on REMLY / REMLEY / REMELY surname. I am
also looking for information on the town REMLEYVILLE. The family was in Lancaster, Pa. in
late 1700's. Ancestors from Pittsburg, and Lancaster.
|25 July 1997, Murlene
"Mickie" Davidson , HALL
Seeking info / anc / desc of Martha Ann "Mattie" HALL, b.
Nov 29 1846, Harrisburg, Dauphin Co., Pa. m. Archibald Glen (A.G. or A. Glenn) HUMPHREY
(S) Dec 30 1875. Mattie d. Dec 1911, Burns (then Luther) , Laramie Co., Wy.
|24 July 1997, Mike
Deitrich , DEITRICH
Looking for any information on Michael DETRICH, b. Mar 10 1805, m.
to Rachel MCLEAD? Mar 14 1826. They had six children, only known names are Daniel and
Thomas. Both were born in Dauphin Co., in 1834 and 1839 respectively. Rachel, Daniel and
Thomas appear in 1860 census of Cass Co., ln. Michael d. Sep 21 1859 and is buried in Cass
Co. Will gladly share all info that I have on descendants of Thomas.
|21 July 1997, Lori
Esther , ETTER / HOLLINGER
I am looking for information on Philip ETTER's parents and Lizzie B.
HOLLINGER's parents, both born in Dauphin Co., then came to Illinois in 1881. Philip's
parents are Jacob ETTER b. 31 Dec 1820 in Dauphin Co. and Elizabeth WALTERS b. abt. 1820.
Looking for Elizabeth's parents too. Lizzie HOLLINGER's are Joseph HOLLINGER b. 6 Feb 1819
in Dauphin Co. and Elizabeth BALSBAUGH b. abt. 1824. They also came to Illinois and died
there. Looking specifically for a date of marriage and their parents.
|15 July 1997, Mary Kathryn
Kozy , EPPLEMAN / (BROUGH?)
Seeking information on the ancestors / descendants of
George EPPLEMAN and his wife Mary (BROUGH?), who lived in Harrisburg, Dauphin Co., Pa.
during the 1910 census. George was born abt. 1862 in Erie Co., Pa. to Simon APPLEMAN
(EPPLEMAN) and Elizabeth WEAVER. Mary was born abt. 1861 in Pa. They had four children:
Bertha, Beulah M., Eula May and George J.. If anyone has information on this family, I
would be happy to exchange!
|15 July 1997, Nancy
Brannam , YEAGER / YAGER / SEGER /
Searching for any info on George
YAGER born 1815 in Snyder Co.. He married Sara SEGER in Dauphin Co.. They had two
children: Christian and Charity. After Sara SEGER died, George YAGER married Catherine
KERSTETTER. They had 5 children: Mary, Solomon, Emma, Daniel, and Abel. Looking for any
info on any of these families.
|12 July 1997, Gordon
L. Drollinger , TRULLINGER
Seeking TRULLINGERS in Harrisburg associated with militia 1830's and
Black Horse Tavern. Are they descended from Garriel and Jacob TROLLINGER of East Pennsboro
Township, Cumberland county? This is a variation of DROLLINGER surname most often found in
the descendants of Gabriel of Salem county N.J. Will exchange
|12 July 1997, Karen
Fyock , BECK / FAGLEY
Looking for information on the parents of Susan FAGLEY. She was born
in Dauphin County - Oct. 20, 1817 and married David BECK. His family was from the Pillow,
Pa. area. Need marriage date and her family. They both died in Illinois
|12 July 1997, Kathleen
Selkirk DeSilvey , DESILVEY
We would like to know more about my husband's ancestor,
James Simpson DESILVEY who was either born or married in Harrisburg in 1825. Thank you!
|11 July 1997, Debbie
Odasso , PEIFFER / HANCKEN
I am searching for information on the parentage of John PIFER
(PEIFFER) born about Dec. 8 1786/87 in Dauphin County. No township is known. His parents
names are Fridrig PEIFFER and Elizabethan HANKEN. No other info on his parents is known. I
do know that John married a Charlotte FRY in Westmoreland County and his is buried in
|3 July 1997, Jim
I am researching Michael MCBARRON to find out his parents names and any other
MCBARRON family members. My ancestor Michael MCBARRON was born in Dauphin County abt.
1810. He married Mary CAMERON abt. 1834. Their children included Simon Carmeron McBarron
who was my great grandfatrher who also was born in Dauphin County.
|2 July 1997, C.
Button , BRIAN
parents of Daniel Gross BRIAN born 5 Mar 1935 in Harrisburg, Dauphin Co., Pa. Need names,
birthdates and places. Thanks!
|9 July 1997, Wayne
Woodruff , WOODRUFF
curious to know if anyone has any information on a Caleb WOODRUFF, who was rumored to have
come from Frazenborough (sp?), Scotland and settled in
|9 July, 1997 Ranae
Abraham KLINGER STARR
trying to trace the ancestors of Catherine KLINGER, born in Dauphin Co.
Married William STARR, born near Klingerstown in Schuylkill Co. 11 Nov.
1831. Marriage date 3 July 1856. Had 2 sons and l daughter. Any info is greatly
|28 june 1997 Eileen Corti
I am seeking any
information on my grand father and family. George Wm. Bateman was born in Lykens, Dauphin
County,Pa. 17 nov. 1879 to Samuel & Helen Bateman who came from Gloucester, England.
|28 June, 1997, Bonnie
Gathman , STOUT
ELEY or ELY.
Anyone with info on these surnames please contact.
|27 June 1997, Shirley
I am looking for
information on my grandmother, Florence REAGER's, family. She was b. 4
March 1894. Her parents were Samuel REAGER, b. Mar 1867 and Amanda (?) b.
Mar 1864. They also had two sons, Harry and William. When Amanda died, Florence was still
a young child and she was given to a family named PFFEFER and never saw
her father again. Samuel's parents were William REAGER, b ca 1830 and his
wife Rebecca (?), b ca 1835. They had two other sons, John and Franklin. Does anyone have
any information on this family?
|23 June 1997, Robert
Schadt, email@example.com, SCHADT
searching for information on any SCHADTs who lived in Dauphin County,
primarily in Middletown. Any and all information would be welcome.
|20 Jun 1997 John Morrison
Looking for 1850 census record
for parents and siblings of my grgrandfather: Fillmore T. SMITH b 22Apr1848 in or near
Harrisburg, Dauphin Co., PA. He died 1902 Seneca, Newton Co., MO He married Martha Ann
Carothers c1880 MO He named his children: Ruby Ann and Tony Paster ( if this helps
indicate a familial connection)
|15 Jun 1997 Sharon
Manbeck Freeman MANBECK/LANGE/SEITZ
I am looking for any family information on LEROY CLARENCE MANBECK
b. 6 Feb 1886 in Hummelstown, PA, d 20 Sept 1980, Lebanon VA Hospital, Lebanon, PA. Last
known address was Reading, PA Berks County. Parents were HARRY W. MANBECK
and MARY MAGDELINE SEITZ. He married PAULINE LANGE. Did
he have any brothers or sisters? Does anyone have any information they would be willing to
share? I have been trying to find information for 10 yrs.
|14 JUNE 1997 Debbie
Odasso FRY and PIFER
seeking info on a John PIFER b. 08DEC1787 in Dauphin County, PA. He
married a Charlotte FRY in Westmoreland County in 1810. John PIFER's
parents are listed as Fridrig PEIFFER and Elizabethan HANCKEN.
|13 June 1997 Gail Geary
Dauphin County Query for
Jacob Frank B. abt 1827, married Margaret HETTERICK.
Jacob had at least 6 children including James Frank, B. 1855 in Halifax, Dauphin Co., Pa.
I am searching for the B. M. D. dates of Jacob and who were his parents.
|12 June 1997 Kay
Stanley Davidson BAKER FAMILY
am looking for information on Mary Baker who was born 11 Jan 1833 in
Dauphin Co., PA. She married my gg/grandfather, Stephen M. MINNICH on 17
July 1853 in Clark Co., OH. I especially wish to discover her parents and siblings names,
any other information would be wonderful. Mary Baker Stanley died 16 Feb 1892 in Andrews,
Huntington Co., IN. Thanks for your help. Kay Stanley Davidson
|12 June 1997, Ms.
"Sam" Stephens, STEPHENS
I am interested in any STEPHENS information, especially prior to 1800 in Paxton,
Dauphin County, PA. Thank you.
|9 JUNE 1997, JOYCE
Seeking info on
Joseph R. RHEN b. 22 Apr 1838 d. 18 May 1913 Hummelstown, Dauphin Co. who were parents and
|6 Jun 1997, Suzanne Sense,
Is anyone researching the
Shuler family in Middletown PA. "Boots" Shuler was a high school teacher in
Middletown in the early 1900s. He is not part of my "tree" but a very
interesting branch. Please let me know.
|May 30, 1997, Roger
Cramer MATTER / MOTTER
for anyone connected to this family. Immigrated to Pennsylvania in 1751. I am looking for
the whole family!! Also looking for any families that are connected including SMELTZER,
RITZMAN, LEBO, BOWERMAN, SCHOTT
|27 May 1997, Bob
looking for any information on the family of, or parents of, JAMES H. HATTON
born June 15, 1826 and died May 25, 1904 or his wife, SUSANNA CORL who
was born April 2, 1830 and died October 16, 1905. Both are buried in the Spring Creek
Cemetery, Hershey, Pa. along with their daughter Amelia Susanna Hatton Blessing.
Amelia was born in Leesburg,Cumberland Co., Pa Aug 26, 1859. Other children of James H.
Hatton are ADELLA HATTON born abt 1852 and JAMES M. HATTON
born abt 1850. Adella Hatton may have married HIRAM D. DASHER of
|27 May 1997 Claudette
trying to find the first name of the SEIDEL who married JULIANE DUBENDORF
in the early 1800's. She was still single in 1816 according to transfer of property to her
(recorded 3/11/1822) in Dauphin Co by her brothers Williamand Samuel which was inherited
from their father, Frederick.
|27 May 1997 Gordon L.
connection between Harrisburg TRULLINGERs and Gabriel Trollinger/Trullinger
of East Pennsboro township, Cumberland county 1780. Have family to 1572 Germany, will
|26 May 1997 Thomas
I'm looking for
information on John Calvin SUTTON born 25 Sept 1861. Also information if
possile on his parents Nathaniel Atwell and Louisa E. (Herman)SUTTON.They
where married 2 Jan. 1860.I would be greatful for any information at all.
|25 May 1997 Eleanor
Hoping to find
information on my g-grandfather and g-grandmother: John F. MOORE - BORN
Jan.1843 in Md. and Katherine E.[ Martin ? ] MOORE - born Oct. 1852 in
Pa. He,my g-grandmother and their children are shown in 1890 and 1900 Census as living in
Steelton Pa. In 1890 they lived at 245 Frederick Street in Steelton, Pa. with his
occupation listed as a cooper. In 1900 he, my g-granmdmother and their children lived at
25 N. 3rd Street in Steelton, Pa. They had four children: [ my grandfather] Joseph Richard
b. Oct 1873 Mary b. May 1875 Isabelle b. May 1881 Betram b. Feb. 1894 Mary was married in
1896 in Steelton, Pa. and Isabelle was married 1904 in Steelton,Pa. Both marriages were
performed by an M.P.Hocker My g-grandfather and g-grandmother were
supposed to have met at a small residential hotel in Steelton - owned and run by my
g-grandmother's family. The ' hotel ' catered to railroad workers; my g-grandmother helped
there with the serving and cooking of meals. The building was later destroyed in a fire.I
believe my g-grandother was very active in a Methodist church in Steelton Any information
-no matter how small - would be most appreciated.
|24May1997 BFinck@aol.com Zalek
trying to locate
information about Helen Zalek from Steelton,Pa. Born 4 june 1923 and died
4 June 1961. Any information would greatly be appreciated.
|21 May 1997, Ken Hart, firstname.lastname@example.org, HOERNER
Searching for history of the small area
once known as Hoernersburg, near Hummelstown, Dauphin County PA. Also, any info on the
descendants of Andrew HOERNER who came from Wurtenburg, Germany in 1760,
settled in Hoernersburg. The farm remained in the family until 1901.
|18 May 1997 nancy b carter
seeking obit Firman L.Carter
died harrisburg May 30 1928. any help-infoappreciated
|16 May 1997 Robert E.
Notes and Queries there is listed the family of John Caldwell living in
or near Paxtang. It includes the names of the children: David, John d. May 1786, James,
Sarah, and Ann. My question concerns my 3rd Great Grandfather James Caldwell
b. 1753 d. 1836 in Beaver County. Was John's son James and my Grandfather one and the same
man. Thanking you in advance for your assistance. Robert Caldwell
|12 May 1997 June Bruce
I am searching for any
info on the Alexander Campbell family. Alexander was in the 1880 census,
Middletown, Pa. His wife was Sophia (maiden name ?) They 4 children, Catherine, John, Mary
and Clarence. Mary married Ervin Beinhauer and had lived in Steelton, Pa.
I have Alexander 's parents living in Harrisburg in the 1850 and 1860 census, Father was
James and mother, Ellen. I believe Alexander and his wife and daughter Mary to have been
burried in a Middletown Cemetery. I would be interested to learn the maiden name of Sophia
Campbell and date of death of either one. They lived by the Bauer
family in Middletown, Pa.
|8 May 1997 Ron
I am trying to
find out if DANIEL BOWMAN b. 11/20/1831 Fisherville, Dauphin Co. PA
parents ABRAHAM BOWMAN and ANNA ELIZABETH FROST, moved to Fayette Co. PA
around 1850. Any help would be appreciated.
|4 May, 1997 Diana Harlan
Wish to know if
Susannah Brooks(born abt. 1788-90) is the daughter of James Brooks (Rev.
War) and or the sister of William Brooks, born in Dauphin County on Feb.
3, 1796, lived and died in Butler C0. Ohio. James Brooks lived in Dauphin
County, then is believed to have imigrated to Butler Co.Ohio.
|3 May 1997 Tom Howe Pratts
I'm looking for any information on Abram Pratts,
born in Harrisburg, Pa. in 1831. He later moved to Peoria, Illinois, married Mary Adams
and fought with the 86th Ill. Infantry during the Civil War. After the war he moved to
Hooper, Nebraska where he died in 1914. Sometime during or right after the Civil War he
changed his name to Abraham Bretz. Any information would be greatly
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