PA Clearfield County Queries

June 1997

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HIGLEY, Jane - 09/19/97 04:13:57
My Email:higley@earthlink.net
Surname(s): GALER/SIMMONS
County: Clearfield
Comments:
Oliver Perry GALER and Martha SIMMONS married in Clearfield in 1874 in Catholic Church (?). Am looking for church records of the marriage.


Clint C. Robison - 09/19/97 03:26:47
My URL:http://eastwood
My Email:eastwood@Penn.com
Surname(s): Robison
County: Clearfield
Comments:
I am looking for any info on the ROBISON name.The family first resided in Jordan township.Also connected to some BLOOM's


Barbara Lindsey - 09/18/97 15:37:38
My Email:Blin4012@aol.com
Surname(s): POORMAN, LINDSEY
County: Clearfield
Comments:
Seeking information on William POORMAN, wife "Kit" and daughter Eva May. Wm. b. ca 1844, Kit or C. E. b. ca 1847 and Eva b. ca 1874. Lived in DuBois in 1880, and he was a sawyer. Eva was born in Clearfield Co. Kit was possibly Christeena E. LINDSEY.


Debbie Hobba - 09/18/97 00:47:20
My Email:cjhobba@paonline.com
Surname(s): SCRUFIELD HOBBA
County: Clearfield
Comments:
Anna SCRUFIELD and Joseph HOBBA were married in Hawks Run, Clearfield County at the home of her parents on June 26, 1894. Anna was born in Northumberland , England in 1879. Her father James SCRUFIELD came to the USA around 1881. I don't know his wifes ame. I think Anna had several brothers one probably Edward who settled in Berlin, Pa, and another in Altoona. There were probably more children. Joseph was born in Oceola Mills, Clearfield County on October 8, 1874. I don't know his parents names. there was probably a John and Edward HOBBA brothers of Joseph that settled in Altoona and had something to do with the railroad. The family came to the USA form Cornwall , but I don't know when. Anna and Joseph settled in Windber, Pa. Any help in tra ing these two families ancestors would be appreciated.


Jack L. GALLAHER - 09/17/97 19:27:36
My Email:Jaxon14@Juno.Com
Surname(s): GALLAHER
County: Clearfield
Comments:
I am trying to locate more definitive information about James GALLAHER, Sr. According to Louis Cass Aldrich in his "History of Clearfield County" James GALLAHER was the first settler in Burnside township and held the office of justice of the peace. He died in 1854, aged ninety-five. Specific information needed... list of children and spouses, where he lived prior to arrival in Burnside, and place of birth. This man may be my long lost Great, Great, Grandfather. My Great Grandfather, William Crawford GALLAHER, left PA. in some sort of family dispute arriving in Oregon in 1845. WC ould never talk about his family in Pennsylvania and destroyed all letters unread. Any information such as obituaries, etc will be greatly appreciated.


Jerry Mahaffey - 09/17/97 00:03:55
My Email:clerk@shenango.org
Surname(s): MAHAFFEY
County: CLEARFIELD
Comments:
Am looking for information on William Butler Mahaffey and wife Louisa, parents of Thomas David Mahaffey, b. 7/13/1865; who is the father of my father Henry Harry Mahaffey b. 12/21/1897. Thomas's wife was Mary Magdalene Sears b. 8/15/1869. Thomas died ar und 1920. Mary died around 1940. Henry was born in Clinton County Ohio and moved to PA where he died in 1979. He always claimed to have ancestry around Mahaffey, Pa and his father (William Butler) was said to have been born/lived in Clearfield County. Any help will be appreciated. I am new at this. My father was 50 when I was born. I never new my grandparents and just recently learned their names. Thanks.


Hope Hughes - 09/16/97 23:44:29
My Email:dbhughes@mail.icomnet.com
Surname(s): HUGHES and KUKLA/CONRAD
County: CLEARFIELD/CENTRE
Comments:
I'm looking for anyone with ANY information on HUGHES' from the Osceola Mills and surrounding areas. I am also searching for ANY information on the KUKLA's or CONRAD's from the West Decatur and surrounding areas. I AM NOT A PRO but am willing to share any info that I have so far.


PIUS OLESKEY - 09/16/97 04:20:55
My Email:leopius@infonline.net
Surname(s): KING BRICKLY
County: CLEARFIELD
Comments:
Trying to find ancestorys of my mothers,father KING BRICKLEY


Tom Murphy - 09/15/97 05:37:39
My Email:tomfxm@pacbell.net
Surname(s): MURPHY
County: Clearfield
Comments:
I am looking for information on Edward and Mary Ann Murphy. They are my grandparents and they lived in DuBois in 1895. The had a son, James, who was baptized 10/3/1895 in St Catherine Church. By 1897 they were living in Latrobe, PA. They arrived in th U.S. from England in 1887. I am trying to find out where they lived from the time they arrived in the Country until I am able to locate them in DuBois. I have no additional information to assist me with this search. Thanks for your suggestions.


Rhetta Lance - 09/11/97 04:00:58
My Email:rhedon@harborside.com
Surname(s): MILLER, GEORGE, EVANS, BAILY/BAILEY
County: Clearfield
Comments:
I am a descendant of Daniel Sylvester GEORGE, b. 24 June 1842 in Brush Valley, Indiana Co., PA. He was the son of Joseph B. and Mary (EVANS) GEORGE. Daniel married Martha Washington MILLER, b. 4 July 1854 in LaJose, Clearfield Co., PA. She was the daughter of John D. and Susan (BAILY/BAILEY) MILLER. Daniel and Martha went to Michigan and Ohio and had 10 children. Their daughter, Susan Violet GEORGE, was my grandmother. I would love to make contact with anyone who is researching these families. I don't have a lot of information on them but will gladly share what I have and what I find in future research. Rhetta Lance (in Oregon) redon@harborside.com


MAUREEN - 09/11/97 03:08:39
My URL:http://www.
My Email:palovick@sunlink.net
Surname(s): BOJALAD
County: Clearfield (DuBois)
Comments:
Grandfather Amien (Amos) BOJALAD, born in Zahle, Lebanon, migrated to USA and resided in DuBois, Pa. My father Richard (birth certificate says Amien) BOJALAD was born in DuBois. I am seeking information on my grandfather's entry to US as well as my grandm ther Azizi (Elizabeth) KASSOUF, born same place and also resided in DuBois. Any help appreciated. Maureen Bojalad-Palovick


Malinda - 09/10/97 14:05:13
My Email:jamesm@mail.cvn.net
Surname(s): WILSON
County: Clearfield
Comments:
would like to know about this person. Saw her headstone in June at the Crossroads Cemetery near Beccaria PA.Is there any history on her family?


Gayle Harris - 09/10/97 13:21:05
My Email:GHarris10@aol.com
Surname(s): BUNGO, CYKTICH (SEKTICH, SYKTICH, etc.)
County: Clearfield
Comments:
Looking for any information on related families of BUNGO and CYKTICH, arrived Clearfield County from Vetlyna, Galicia, between ca. 1900 - 1910.


carrie green - 09/10/97 12:42:29
My Email:cgz31@aol.com
Surname(s): anderson
County: clearfield
Comments:
I am trying to locate a brother that was given up for adoption. He was born in either March or May of 1962. My mother does not want me to find him cause he is not my father's. His name at birth was Anthony, he may have been adopted into a family in Canada My grandparents were Robert Luther Anderson and grandmother was Corinne Caldwell. Can anybody help me with this kind of info.


Steven Stoker - 09/10/97 03:51:13
My Email:essayist@sprynet.com
Surname(s): JOHNSTON, BARNHART
County: Clearfield
Comments:
Am searching for information about James JOHNSTON, b.abt 1825 in Bells Twp. Clearfield County. He is the father of Samuel Monroe JOHNSTON and the son of George JOHNSTON, both of Clearfield Co. Also would like info about George's wife, Sarah BARNHART, b. abt 1799 in Bells Twp., Clearfield Co. Would like to know "anything" about these people, ie. siblings, marriages, death dates, parents, etc.


William Kynoch - 09/09/97 23:12:00
My Email:bkynoch@nettaly.com
Surname(s): GILLIAN
County: Clearfield
Comments:
Looking for information on great grandfather, James GILLIAN. Was in Houtzdale in 1896 when my grandmother was born. I believe he lived most of his life in Houtzdale.


William Kynoch - 09/09/97 23:04:22
My Email:bkynoch@nettally.com
Surname(s): CORRE
County: Clearfield
Comments:
Looking for information on great grandmother, Marianne CORRE. Was living in Houtzdale in 1896 when my grandmother was born. I believe she lived there most of her life. Any assistance would be most appreciated.


Pat Hildebrand - 09/07/97 23:57:05
My URL:http://tc3net
My Email:philde@tc3net.com
Surname(s): Work,Bundy,Rickard
County: clearfield
Comments:
Looking for any one researching these names .EARL ALFRED WORK was my grandfather.My grandmother was ELSIE BUNDY WORK.


Robert J. McAvoy - 09/07/97 16:56:38
My Email:rjmcavoy@greenapple.com
Surname(s): PENNINGTON
County: Clearfield County Pa.
Comments:
I am looking for any information on a VIOLA BELL PENNINGTON. She was born in Clearfield about 1888. I do not have anyother information about her. I found this on one of my aunts birth records. She married a Joesph P. McAvoy. I do not know the date of the marriage or where it took place. They moved to Steubenville, Ohio around 1913-14. Any help would be ppreciated.


Jim Siford - 09/06/97 03:38:36
My Email:jsiford@prodigy.com
Surname(s): SIFORD
County: Clearfield
Comments:
I'm looking for information on my grandfathers parents. My grandfather, Willis Siford was born in Smoke Run, Apr 6, 1892. He had two brothers, Raymond and Harry. Moved to Madera. I am looking for any of his parents, grandparents etc..


Jackye - 09/05/97 14:54:46
My Email:jklight@pld.com
Surname(s): JAYS, TUBBS, POTTS, SKUPEK, GERCO
County: Clearfield
Comments:
Can someone recommend a good genealogist for the Clearfield, Centre, Cambria County area?


C. Reid Anderson - 09/04/97 19:18:39
My Email:randerson@marotta.com
Surname(s): ANDERSON
County: CLEARFIELD
Comments:
I am looking for any additional information birth, death, marriage, children and other relatives of John C. Anderson 1859-1928 married to Britta M. Anderson 1868-1954. These were supposedly the original immigrants from Sweden. They gave birth to Carl _ Anderson born?-died approx 1929 and married Ada Holm, whose father Gustav Holm and mother Martha Holm also imigrated from Sweden. They gave birth to my father Carl Emil Anderson 1926-1980. All were residents of the village of Lanse in Clearfield Cty, PA. Any info on Britta's maiden name or the Holm family would also be appreciated. Thank You.


Alan Cumming - 09/02/97 16:13:25
My Email:alanc@viconet.com
Surname(s): ROAN
County: Clearfield
Comments:
I am looking for information about my mother, JoAnn Roan and my grand parents. My mother was born on April 13, 1940 in Osceola Mills. Her mother was Muriel Eugenia Williams and her father was Harold Robert Roan. My Grandmother was born in Singleton, PA hich is now Morrisdale on 3 July 1904. My Grandfather was born in West Decatur, PA 19 August 1904.


G.Veach - 09/02/97 15:20:37
My Email:gveach@usa.net
Surname(s): BUCHANAN....VEACH
Comments:
any info on either name!


George Hummel - 09/02/97 14:03:56
My Email:geohum@wizard.net
Surname(s): HUMMEL
County: Clearfield
Comments:
My father's birth certificate (from Ohio) lists my grandfather's birthplace as Morrisdale, PA. My grandfather was: Raymond Conrad Hummel, b.June 27,1894 His father was William Isaac Hummel b.May 5, 1865 and HIS father was: John Henry Hummel b.1839 Any info you might have would be greatly appreciated.


Mary Anderson - 09/02/97 01:51:31
My Email:eugenia@ix.netcom.com
Surname(s): MALLOT, MAHONEY
County: Clearfield
Comments:
Looking for information on Peter MALLOT, born in France, who married Hannah MAHONEY in June 1878, probably in Canada. By 1881 the family was living in Pennsylvania, probably Houtzdale. Peter was a coal miner. They had six children: Ellen, born 1880 Canada; Henry Francis, born Dec 1881, PA; Matthew Louis, born Jan 1883, Houtzdale; Peter Augustus, born March 1886 PA; Pauline born Nov 1888, PA; Florence, born Nov 1891, Osage City KS. The family was Catholic.


ASKEY - 09/01/97 16:10:46
My Email:jnwelty@aol.com
Surname(s): ASKEY
County: Clearfield
Comments:
Need proof for DAR that Ellis Askey 1817-1861 who married Anna Woodall was the son of Robert Askey. Also, need address of Morningside Cemetery in Dubois. (I'm helping someone, I have no other Askey info) Thanks


Ron Young - 09/01/97 00:34:44
My Email:rry28@juno.com
Surname(s): WARREN
County: Clearfield
Comments:
I'm looking for info. on the WARREN of Clearfield County, Pa. Charles WARREN, B. 1877, married Jennie RAINEY, Grace WARREN, B. sept. 18 1879 married Walter GOSS, Harry WARREN, William WARREN,Gertrude WARREN, Lillian WARREN, Bertha WARREN, Gussie WARREN, or any info. on the WARREN'S of Clearfield County, Pa.



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