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30 September 1997, Bobbi Ogletree , OAKES

Would 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

Seeking 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

Seeking 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 help appreciated.

27 September 1997, Bill Friis , SHINKEL

Need 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

Adam 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

I 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. Thanks.

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

Searching 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 great grandfather.

4 September 1997, Robert C. Snyder , HOOVER

Searching 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

I'm 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

We are 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.


I 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 Illinois.

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 http://w3.gorge.net/drath/felty/dauphin.htm

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

Searching for 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 email me.

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

I am 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 appreciated.

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., Pa.

4 August 1997, agawela@texas.net , 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 have.

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

Seeking 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 / KERSTETTER

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 Jefferson County.

3 July 1997, Jim , MCBARRON

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

Looking for 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

I am 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

I am 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 appreciated.

28 june 1997 Eileen Corti Bateman

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 Shope, REAGER

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, rschad@oak.kcsd.k12.pa.us, SCHADT

I am 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 Smith, Fillmore T.

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

I am 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 FRANK

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

I 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.


Seeking info on Joseph R. RHEN b. 22 Apr 1838 d. 18 May 1913 Hummelstown, Dauphin Co. who were parents and where born?

6 Jun 1997, Suzanne Sense, SHULER

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

Looking 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 Blessing HATTON/CORL

I am 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 Hummelstown, Pa.

27 May 1997 Claudette Satzler SEIDEL/DUBENDORF

I am 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. Drollinger TRULLINGER

Seeking connection between Harrisburg TRULLINGERs and Gabriel Trollinger/Trullinger of East Pennsboro township, Cumberland county 1780. Have family to 1572 Germany, will exchange.

26 May 1997 Thomas Hannen SUTTON

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 Billmire MOORE

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, khart@telis.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 CARTER

seeking obit Firman L.Carter died harrisburg May 30 1928. any help-infoappreciated

16 May 1997 Robert E. Caldwell Caldwell

In Egle's 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 - Campbell

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 Bowman BOWMAN

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 Wells BROOKS

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 appreciated. Thanks.





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