PA Clearfield County Queries

October 1997

The underlined name within each query is the e-mail address of the submitter. To respond to a query, click on the underlined name.


DONALD - 10/19/97 00:00:17
My Email:DIRTMAN426@AOL.COM
Surname(s): SWASING
County: CLEARFIELD
Comments:
PLEASE HELP WITH INFO ON SWASINGS OR KOZAKS ALIVE OR DECEASED TRYING TO COMPILE FAMILY TREE THANKS. COALPORT OCSEOLA MILLS RELATIVES IN AREA STILL


GEORGE - 10/18/97 23:44:37
My Email:DIRTMAN426
Surname(s): SWASING
County: CLEARFIELD
Comments:
LOOKING FOR ALL INFO ON SWASINGS IN CLEARFIELD CO. ALIVE OR DECEASED TO ESTABLISH FAMILY TREE


Sherry Truax - 10/18/97 15:17:09
My URL:http://www.thecampus.com
My Email:truaxfam@srt.net
Surname(s): DURICA, TRUAX
County: Clearfield
Comments:
Please send me any information that you have on the two surnames listed here: DURICA and TRUAX. Thank you! Sincerely, Sherry Truax


Kathy Handley - 10/18/97 04:28:16
My Email:kathyhandley@earthling.net
Surname(s): WILLIAMS
County: Clearfield
Comments:
Looking for someone familiar with New Millport, Clearfield County, more specifically, "Memorial Cemetery" there. Supposedly my g-g-g-grandfather JOHN S. WILLIAMS (1815-1900) is buried there. Any help, anyone? I'm stuck up in NYC at least till Xmas and an't get away to check it out myself. I'm just trying to find out if it is an actual cemetery or more of a family plot. Thanks in advance.


Liz Freeman - 10/17/97 21:31:10
My Email:eeffree@flash.net
Surname(s): SEARS
County: Clearfield
Comments:
Searching for information on the Jonathan SEARS family which appears on the 1820 PA census, Clearfield Co., Bradford Township, p.310. The census indicates there are 2 males to age 10, 2 makes age 16-45, and 3 females age 16-45; three individuals are enga ed in agriculture. This Jonathan Sears may be the parents of George Sears bd5-8-1809. Any infomration appreciated. Thanks for responding.


Rebecca YORK - 10/17/97 19:33:37
My Email:dalton@nidlink.com
Surname(s): BAER
County: Clearfield
Comments:
Looking for any info on my grandfather, Joseph William BAER, born in Glen Hope, PA on November 27, 1909. Father's name was Joseph William BAER b. 1860 in PA and mother's maiden was Elizabeth KEAGY b. 1864 in PA. Rebecca YORK, St. Maries, Idaho.


Hope Hughes - 10/17/97 17:32:30
My Email:dbhughes@mail.icomnet.com
Surname(s): HUGHES and KUKLA, CONRAD
County: CLEARFIELD
Comments:
I have tombstone inscriptions for the following cemeteries: Emmanuel United Methodist Church Cemetery, Winburne; Forest Baptist Church, Winburne; St. Johns Lutheran Church, Munson; Emigh(also calledMorrisdale or Grandview)Cemetery, Morrisdale; St. Agnes C urch, Morrisdale; Mock's Hill Cememtery, West Decatur; Centre United Methodist Cemetery, Drain Hghwy (Center). If you know you have relatives in one of these cemeteries and would like the info on the stone then e-mail me. These were all recorded in July a d Aug 1997. If anyone has any information on the surnames of HUGHES and KUKLA or CONRAD please let me know.


Ronald Davis - 10/17/97 15:48:20
My Email:ronald.davis@wmich.edu
Surname(s): THIRSTIN, WOLF
County: Clearfield, Centre
Comments:
Seeking information on Cyrus THIRSTIN (spelling of both given name and surname varies in census reports) m. Mathilda WOLF. At least one child, Martha, b. about 1853. The 1870 census lists a Ciras Thirstin (sp) as 42 years old. A history of Clearfield C unty describes a Cyrus Thirstin with experience in the War of 1812 commanding county militia around 1845. Therefore there may be a senior-junior pair here.


Liz Freeman - 10/16/97 21:54:30
My Email:eeffree@flash.net
Surname(s): SEARS, MILLER, JOHN
County: Clearfield
Comments:
Searching for someone who has access to a book titled History of Clearfield County with Illustrations and Biographical Sketches by Leevis Cass Aldrich(k) 1887 (published by the Clearfield County Historical Society of Clearfield, PA). The reference is 1820 PA, Clearfield Co., Bradford Twnsp, page 310, Vol 3). I have been endeavoring to trace my famlies back to the point in time they arrived in America. An older lady gave this information to me on a piec of very old crumbly paper. I' tryig to find the book to see what it contains. Thanks for responding. Out in Oklahoma!


Arlene BOAL - 10/16/97 19:29:25
My Email:aboal@wviz.org
Surname(s): CARR, Benjamin Franklin
County: Clearfield
Comments:
I am looking for any information on Benjamin Franklin Carr. He was in the Civil War. I know he has brothers Richard, Alexander, and William. Richard was dicharged in 1863 and Alexander died in Fredricksburg in 1862. Any help would be appreciated.


judith sheldon - 10/16/97 17:12:05
My Email:js50147@aol.com
Surname(s): McCullough
County: clearfield
Comments:
looking for any records available on David McCullough...birth dates, genealogy of his ancestors. Have no birth date for him. He married Margaret Stroup in Clearfield County. She was born February 2, 1813. They had a son, Joseph Alexander McCullough on 10/ /1846 in Clearfield County. Am attempting to get David McCullough's birth information and any history on his ancestors; i.e. where they immigrated from, names, etc. Any information would greatly help. Thank you..


COOK,HENRY FRANCIS SR. - 10/15/97 23:42:15
My Email:Donna9933
Surname(s): COOK
County: Clearfield
Comments:
Iam looking for any info you might have on my Grandfather. Helived in Du Bois around 1900. He left Du Bois around 1925 to live with his son in Vandergrift, Pa. He died in 1931 and is buried in Dubois. Thank you for any info you might have. My name is Donn Kardos and i live in California. Thanks again


Dianne Tonnies - 10/14/97 19:32:29
My Email:awt@sk.sympatico.ca
Surname(s): KIRCHNER, ROEDER
County: Clearfield Co,
Comments:
Jacob and Eva Katherine KIRCHNER immigrated from Bavaria to Clearfield Co.in 1850. They settled in Drifting (Coopers Settlement).Their children were, from Eva Katherine's first marriage:Michael ROEDER b.1817, m.Catherine Hoover; Sarah ROEDER b. 1822, m.Ch istian HARTEL; Katherine ROEDER b. May 6, 1823, m.Joseph DIPPERT or DIEPERT; and Frances KIRCHNER b. May 6, 1824, m.Eva Miller (Frances or Frank took his step-father's name). Children from Eva Katherine's second marriage to Jacob Kirchner were: Dorothy KI CHNER b. June 2, 1827, m. John T. MILLER; Katharina Juliana KIRCHNER b. Nov. 2, 1833, m. George SELLE; Eva Kirchner b. 1834, m. ? MALTZ; George KIRCHNER b. May 6, 1837, m. Anna D. BOCK; and John Nicholas KIRCHNER b. June 6, 1842, m. Henrietta CANINE. Fran es KIRCHNER is our ancestor any any information regarding his siblings descendants would be appreciated.


James E. Morgan - 10/07/97 14:09:16
My Email:jemorgan@attmail.com
Surname(s): MORGAN
Comments:
History of Morgan family with John and James E. Morgan. John currently lives in Curwensville or Naughton. Timothy was a county commissioner.


Virginia Vincent - 10/07/97 03:06:01
My Email:JacGin@worldnet.att.net
Surname(s): CHALFANT
County: Clearfield
Comments:
Looking for information on Hannah Chalfant b/abt 1787 m/Samuel Hindman. They migrated west from MD to Phil., Lancaster & Glen Hope PA, Clearfield Co., PA. Children: John Hindman b/1813, Aaron C. Hindman b 1814 William Hindman b/1817 Samuel H. Hindman b/1819. Hannah died when son James Hindman born in 1822.


Sara Sowinski - 10/06/97 23:54:27
My Email:farland@aol.com
Surname(s): HANCHARIK, KUTZKO
County: Clearfield
Comments:
Susan HANCHARIK b. 18 Nov 1891 Austria m.Michael KUTZKO b. 21 Aug 1884 Austria. Their daughter Frances Marie KUTZKO b. 5 Dec 1914 in Houtzdale. Does anyone know of this family?


Steve Morgan - 10/06/97 20:12:36
My Email:Steve.Morgan@ccmail.irs.gov
Surname(s): MORGAN
Comments:
John Morgan in Naughton


Chuck Bush - 10/05/97 20:47:45
My Email:CFBush@aol.com
Surname(s): STOVER, KLINE, KEPHART, GOSS, SMEAL, RADEBACH
County: Clearfield
Comments:
STOVER, KLINE, KEPHART, GOSS, SMEAL, RADEBACH Looking for parents and siblings or any other information on Catherine STOVER and her family. She married Daniel D. KLINE abt 1813 in Rock Forge, Centre Co., PA. Daniel b. in Reading, Berks Co., PA d. 1891 The had 9 children: George W. KLINE b. bef1830 Mill Hall, Centre Co., PA d.1886 Mercer Co., PA m. Susan KEPHART in Clearfield Co., PA Daniel J. KLINE b. 1836 d. 1915 m. Sophia A. GOSS 1858 Benjamin F. KLINE b. 1838 Mill Hall, Centre Co., PA d.? m. Amanda L. OSS John F. KLINE b. 1844 Centre Co., PA d. ? m. Sophia RADEBACH Mary Ann KLINE b. Feb. 28, 1844 Mill Hall, Centre Co., PA d. June 20, 1923 m. Vincent SMEAL Sophia KLINE b. 1849 d. 1879 m. Jesse H. SMEAL James KLINE b. 1850 d. ? Emma KLINE b. 1852 d. ? Fr nces KLINE b. 1853 d. ?


Chuck Bush - 10/05/97 20:37:24
My Email:CFBush@aol.com
Surname(s): BRADY HAINES RALSTON LYTLE HUDSON DIXON RICHARDS
County: Clearfield
Comments:
BRADY HAINES RALSTON LYTLE HUDSON DIXON RICHARDS Looking for any information on Mary BRADY b. ? York Co., PA. d. Oct. 1849 in Dunbar, Clearfield Co., PA m. to Samuel HAINES Sr. in York Co., PA. b. 1811 Chester Co. PA. d. ? York Co., PA. They had eight Chi dren as follows: Jeremiah b. Oct 27, 1831 in either Cumberland or York Co. PA and married Ester Anne RALSTON 1850 in Clearfield Co. PA. Jacob nothing known about him James b. Dec 10, 1829 in York Co. PA d. ? m. 1853 Mathilda LYTLE Samuel b. 1838 Cumberlan Co. PA d. Salisbury Prison NC (civil war) m. Sarah DIXON Mary b. 1834 Cumberland Co. PA d. Clearfield Co. PA m. John HUDSON Elizabeth b. 1843 Cumberland Co. d. 1858 in Clearfield Co. PA Adaline b. 1845 Cumberland Co. PA d. Cameron Co. PA m. ? DIXON Isaia b. Oct 15, 1840 York Co. PA d. Feb 19, 1909 Clearfield Co. PA m. Malinda RICHARDS 1865.


L. M. Sievers - 10/05/97 19:13:44
My Email:lmsievers@aol.com
Surname(s): LORD
County: Clearfield
Comments:
Further info on John Ashley Lord query, submitted earlier. John was married to Elizabeth Jane Patterson: Elizabeth was born about 1874 in Ansonville and died about 1946 in Mifflin. She is buried in the town of Clearfield, possibly in the Frankhouser family plot. John and Elizabeth had four children: Arthur, Ruth, Hobart, and Earle.


L. M. Sievers - 10/05/97 19:06:19
My Email:lmsievers@aol.com
Surname(s): LORD
County: Clearfield
Comments:
Looking for parents or relations of John Ashley Lord, born about 1872 in Glen Hope. Died about 1952, probably buried in Mahaffey. Raised by mother's two sisters, "Aunt Olive" and unknown aunt. Aunt Olive was married, with a daughter, and probably lived/died in Ebensburg.


Sherry L. Guelich - 10/05/97 14:32:13
My URL:http://www.wimall.com/damsco
My Email:Melba500@aol.com
Surname(s): GUELICH
County: Clearfield
Comments:


deborah westover - 10/04/97 00:50:07
My Email:dewest@epix.net
Surname(s): MAHAFFEY
County: Clearfield
Comments:


Deborah Webster - 10/03/97 17:39:44
My Email:jwebster@cconnections.net
Surname(s): Charles P. PIERCE Mary Jane LEDGER
County: Du Bois Clearfield
Comments:
I am looking for my grandfathers parents. My grandfather Clyde T. Pierce was born in Du Bois Pa. on July 26th 1914. His parents names are listed above. Thanks


Jim Davis - 10/03/97 00:35:41
My Email:jdavis@penn.com
Surname(s): JOHNSTON
County: Clearfield
Comments:
I am looking for information about Elmer JOHNSTON who lived in Clearfield County in the 1880's. He was married to Lucy BLOOM. They had two sons, Walter(b.12/1/89 in Grampian), and Harold. Information about this family would be appreciated.


Linda Hughes Hiser - 10/02/97 16:11:17
My Email:lhiser@acclink.com or KVDY64B@prodigy.com
Surname(s): GREEN
County: Clearfield
Comments:
Researching the GREEN surname in Girard Township, Clearfield County. Four brothers from Ireland resided there in the 1800's and into the 1900's--George and Susanna GREEN, Robert and Maria GREEN, Allen GREEN, and Bernard and Rosanna GREEN. I would like t share information with anyone researching this GREEN family.


Linda Hughes Hiser - 10/02/97 16:07:15
My Email:lhiser@acclink.com or KVDY64B@prodigy.com
Surname(s): McGOEY
County: Clearfield
Comments:
I am researching the McGOEY surname in Clearfield County. Would like to hear from anyone else interested in that surname.


Linda Hughes Hiser - 10/02/97 16:02:53
My Email:lhiser@acclink.com and KVDY64B@prodigy.com
Surname(s): MITCHELL
County: Clearfield
Comments:
John MITCHELL, born in Ireland, settled in Lawrence Township, Clearfield County before 1840. I would like to correspond with any descendants of John MITCHELL or if you are researching the Mitchell surname in Clearfield County.


Dallas MacDonald - 10/02/97 14:29:15
My Email:Highlander87@juno.com
Surname(s): MURPHY
County: Clearfield Co.
Comments:
I'm looking for info on Mary Jane Murphy. I only know that she died in Clearfield County and I know she was a quaker. So more than likely she was born in Clearfield or somewhere around that area. If you have any info i would really appreciate it if you -mailed me. Thank you.


Don Kephart - 10/02/97 03:27:04
My Email:dckdck@worldnet.att.net
Surname(s): KEPHART, MOORE, GEARHART
County: Clearfield
Comments:
Daniel KEPHART (1812-1880), Mary Kephart MOORE (1813- ), Sarah Kephart GEARHART (1815-1896). These are siblings whose father was George KEPHART (1783-1879). Mary K married Samuel Moore and they had 7 children. Sarah K married David GEARHART and they had 1 hildren. Daniel K married 3 times and had 16 children. I have not been able to identify the mother of Daniel, Mary, and Sarah--the grandmother of those 35 grandchildren? I would like to know of any church baptismal records or family bible entries that migt have the answer.



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Last update 27 October 1997



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