PA Clearfield County Queries

April 1998

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


Lloyd D. Ellis - 04/30/98 23:01:32
My Email:lellis148@aol.com
Surname(s): MOORE
County: Clearfield
Comments:
Looking for George W. Moore b. ca 1900. resided Osceola Mill, PA. Was ambulance asst., in 3rd Div. WW1, to my father Lloyd Nelson Ellis. they were also in the CCC together. Would like to contact descendants. Have pictures of george and Lloyd.


Ruth Bartlett - 04/30/98 01:49:14
My Email:TILADY@AOL.COM
Surname(s): SELFRIDGE
County: Clearfield
Comments:
I'm looking for information on a William Selfridge that is buried in Fulton Cementary in Clearfield Co. William had 2 sons, John & Henry ,1 daughter Eleanor (Born Juaniata Co PA 1808). Looking for Parents of William, &/or birthdates if possible


Russ Fullerton - 04/29/98 21:14:11
My Email:russ.fullerton@worldnet.att.net
Surname(s): FULLERTON
County: Clearfield County
Comments:
I am looking for some details of my grandfather William Steel Fullerton (1857 1928) Moved from Lawreance Township to Big Run. Married to Katurah Dorvit. Also my great grandfather Samual Fullerton 1814 to 1887 . Lived in Lawreance Township near Hyde. M rried to Sophia Lawhead.


David L. Hallock - 04/29/98 20:48:23
My Email:minschde@penn.com
Surname(s): McClellan or spellings there of
County: Clearfield
Comments:
searching for information on John McClellan born June 11, 1827-died March 15,1884; he wed Elizabeth Owen May 1, 1855 they had three children, William Porter, George B and Ella "Read". George B McClellan was my G Grandfather and was wed to Fannie E Danie . There were many McClellan,s in Clearfield as indicated by the Aldrich book, but I am unable to link Some info.. John McClellan was the Clearfield Co. Jailer/constable in 1877. Any information will be greatly appreciated. Thanks.. Dave Hallock Clfd.Pa.


Elaine Smith - 04/29/98 18:49:27
My Email:elasmith@gte.net
Surname(s): STEVENS/BLODGETT
County: Clearfield
Comments:
Did Charles STEVENS marry Lora May Blodgett on 20 Nov 1918 at Clearfield or DuBois, Pennsylvania? Lora Blodgett b. 19 Jul 1903 at St. Athol, Worchester Co., MA. Did her mother give permission for Lora to marry?


Donna - 04/29/98 15:48:51
My Email:dunch@penn.com
Surname(s): OWENS, HOOVER
County: Clearfield
Comments:
I am looking for information on Robert OWENS, son of John and Nancy Gilliespe Owens, who married first Elizabeth HOOVER daughter of Jacob and Margaret SMEAL Hoover. Any information would be appreciated. Robert married secondly, Rebecca CROWELL. Between is two wives he had 18 children.


Kap - 04/29/98 14:12:16
My Email:kpaustin@ospl.state.nc.us
Surname(s): RICHARDS, MUIR, McCRACKEN, DEVLIN
County: Clearfield
Comments:
Looking for any leads for the following people: James C. MUIR (born 1854? in Bolivar ?, PA, married in 1879 to Pyretta Nancy Devlin of Westmoreland Co.?, PA) Children (believe at least Jessie to have been born in Clearfield Co.?): 1. Archie (1889-1973) 2. Jessie Pearl (born 1893,died 1971) 3. Ernest (? - ?) 4. Russel " 5. George W. (1882-1969) 6. Bessie (1886-1961) Jessie Pearl was married in Wallaceton, Clearfield Co. to George Cole RICHARDS. He was probably born in Clearfield Co. in 1893 or 1895? I have the mMarriage license docket #, and they were married by Rev. H.S. McClintock on 9/18/1912. Then moved on to Blair Co., PA and 1st child was born there. George Cole RICHARD's father was Curtis or Kurt? RICHARDS and his mother was Alice Belle McCRACKEN, and they apparently lived in Clearfield Co., PA (how long?). George was an only child. I would like any census help on identifing these RICHARDS, McCRACKEN, DEVLIN, and MUIR families (and any other information which may exist about them). Thank you.


SNYDER - 04/29/98 04:32:02
My Email:Lsnyder102@aol.com
Surname(s): SCHNEIDER
County: Clearfield
Comments:
Looking for info on JOSEPH FRANCIS SCHNEIDER,from DuBois. He came from Alsace, Germany in 1872, lived in York for several years before settling in DuBois. He was a Baker. His wife was LUCY FLORENCE (last name possible Zech or LaZek) and they had one girl and 7 boys. He died in Aug. 1911. They lived at 132 E. Park Ave. in DuBois.


Carole S. Gallagher - 04/29/98 01:32:55
My Email:carole@toolcity.com
Surname(s): PROVOST
County: Clearfield
Comments:
Searching for information on my grandfather, Nelson Provost, Sr. He lived in Clearfield, was a music teacher and composer. I am very interested in his lifes accomplishments. Any information welcome.


Frank ISTHMAN - 04/28/98 22:44:26
My Email:Jimmar1@IX.netcom.com
Surname(s): ISTHMAN
County: Clearfield
Comments:
He lived in this county in 1875


Ruth Wilson - 04/28/98 21:11:07
My Email:ruthw28@aol.com
Surname(s): BEE, BRICKLEY, DILLING
County: Clearfield/Armstrong
Comments:
Trying to connect with anyone who may have info on either/or any of these names dating back to 1700s and 1800s'


David Huffman - 04/28/98 20:05:08
My Email:Davidh7450@aol.com
Surname(s): KOPLIAUSKI, RIBINSKI
County: Clearfield
Comments:
Looking for information on Stanislaus Kopliauski or Koplauski. He and his wife Constance (Nee Ribinski) supposedly died in a fire in DuBois Pa in 1910 0r 1911. Two children survived, Frank and Magdalene. Appreciate any help. Thanks


Dave Wallace - 04/27/98 23:41:36
My Email:dwallace@cub.kcnet.org
Surname(s): CONWAY/CONAWAY
County: Clearfield
Comments:
I am seeking information on Unknown Conaway the "Grand Father" of Iarael and H.B Conaway. Who was to have been a Revolutionary Soldier. Biographical Record, claims he was of Irish Birth. He died prob. Bradford Twp, Clearfield Co.Pa before 1840 census. George Conaway bn 1787, in York, is the father of Israel and H.B. Conaway. ANY help appreciated.


April - 04/27/98 23:36:12
Surname(s): Donnelly, Mclaughlin, Trexler
County: Clearfield
Comments:
I am looking for any information about Patrick Donnelly and His wife Catherine Mclaughlin. Patrick was born abt. 1842 in Pa. Catherine was born 1844 in Pa. In 1880 They lived in North Houtzdale, Clearfild County. Their children were: James born abt 1860, John born abt 1865, Catherine born abt. 1866, Sarah born abt. 1868, Richard born abt. 1873, Mary born abt 1875 and Robert born abt. 1878. I do know that Richard married Alice Trexler and settled in Cambria County.


Joan Quairoli McAfoos - 04/27/98 11:53:37
My Email:mcafoos@penn.com
Surname(s): TYLER
County: Clearfield
Comments:
Looking for any information on David TYLER (1809 in Oneida County, NY-1882 Huston Twp., PA). mcafoos@penn.com


Chuck Bush - 04/27/98 06:45:36
My Email:CFBush@aol.com
Surname(s): HAZEL/MILLIGAN
County: Clearfield/Centre
Comments:
Looking for the HAZEL & MILLIGAN families. Jacob HAZEL m. Emilia Elvina ?? (not sure if this is her name) They had 8 children: John HAZEL m. Annie ?? Howard HAZEL m. Evelyn ?? Maynard HAZEL Gertrud HAZEL m. ? DIXON Goldie HAZEL m. Paul HUMMEL Mary HAZEL Tressa HAZEL Franklin Emmanuel HAZEL b: April 07, 1889 in Centre County, PA He lived in Bigler, Clearfield Co., PA. d: February 02, 1965 in Philipsburg State Hospital, Centre County, PA m.1910 to Mary Elizabeth MILLIGAN (daughter of James and Nancy (HOPKINS) MILLIGAN b: September 03, 1892 in Wallaceton, Clearfield County, PA d: January 07, 1959 in Bigler, Bradford Twp., Clearfield County, PA More info is available on this line if interested. Chuck Bush


Chuck Bush - 04/27/98 06:04:22
My Email:cfbush@aol.com
Surname(s): BUSH/OTIS/STOTT/COULTER/SHIMMEL
County: Clearfield
Comments:
I am researching the above surnames in Clearfield Co. Joseph Bush was born circa 1807 in Reading, Berks Co., PA. He came to Clearfield sometime after 1828 with his wife Elizabeth Otis and possible the first of his children (not sure about the children). Joseph fought in the Civil War and died in Washington DC, during the war 1863 or 64. He is Burried in Soldiers Circle, Fairveiw Cemetery, Altoona, Blair Co., PA, although noone has been able to find his grave. He married Elizabeth Otis in 1828, in Centre o. They had 10 children. Emma Bush m. W. Stott Loretta Bush died young Mary Jane Bush m. George W. Shimmel John M. Bush Elizabeth Bush m. Jacob Bush (dont know which bunch Jacob belongs to) Francis D. Bush m. Mary E. Coulter (my line) William Pratt Hill Bush James H. Bush Oliver Perry Bush m. Letia ? Anne M. Bush I have more info on some of these lines for anyone who may be interested. I would be interested in corresponding with anyone who may be tracing any of these surnames or persons. Chuck Bush cfbush@aol.com


Beth Goble - 04/26/98 22:49:41
My Email:goble.beth@bgsd.k12.wa.us
Surname(s): GOBLE / BOYKIW
County: Clearfield
Comments:
Trying to locate a Norma Goble Boykiw who compiled a book on Goble genealogy. Her husband Russel was a Dr. and according to her book, they appeared to have lived in the town of Clearfield. I would like her address or email address so that I may correspo d with her. Her book was published in 1976 for I'm hoping she is still alive.


Barbara Madden - 04/26/98 19:27:08
My Email:jerrymadden@juno.com
Surname(s): COUGHLIN BARRON KEATING
County: Clearfield
Comments:
Looking for marriage prior to 1839 for Richard BARRON & Bridget KEATING, both Irish Catholic. First son born 1839 in Centre Co Pa and last child to that marriage 1842. Father died in 1843 and is buried in Pa. Negative for Centre co burial place.Bridget then married Maurice COUGHLIN in 1844 AND THEY HAD SEVERAL CHILDREN. After 1848 they disappear from Centre Co. Does anyone have access to 1850 Clearfield Co census to see if family could be in Clearfield Co.? Thanks if you have any connections or access to census. Barbara


Pamela Redmond - 04/26/98 15:36:36
My Email:redmond@cobweb.net
Surname(s): Postlethwait, Clayton
County: Clearfield
Comments:
I am searching for any information on W. SCOTT POSTLETHWAIT (1847-1895) and his wife JULIA A. CLAYTON (1849-1909). They are burried in the Sykesville Cemetery, Jefferson County. They had a son BENJAMIN FREDERICK POSTLEWAIT who was born in Stanley, Clear ield County. If you have any information on W. SCOTT or JULIA A. or their children, I would greatly appreciate hearing from you. Thanks!


Marjorie R. Sheffer - 04/26/98 15:27:28
My Email:HMSheffer@aol.com
Surname(s): MURPHY, CHIQUETTE
County: Clearfield
Comments:
I have a receipt, dated 12 Dec. 1857, for the purchase of Lot # 8 in Curwensville Cemetery by my great-grandfather J.Y.MURPHY. His mother ELIZABETH MURPHY, wife of JOHN MURPHY, had died just before that time, and presumably is buried there. Although the amily was then living in Centre Co. this purchase leads me to believe the family came from Clearfield Co. JOHN MURPHY'S mother's maiden name was RUTH CHIQUETTE. I would greatly appreciate any help you can give; many thanks.


DAN OSWALT - 04/26/98 12:32:22
My Email:AOSWALT@WARBEAST.COM
Surname(s): PENSEY
County: Clearfield
Comments:


Anita White - 04/26/98 00:26:11
My Email:bugptown@juno.com
Surname(s): MASON, SNYDER, KLINE
County: Clearfield
Comments:
Looking for information on gg grandfather JOHN HENRY MASON I, born 11/16/1823 in Maryland or Virginia. Died 9/19/1880 Clearfield Co. Buried Bradford Cemetary. Also gg grandfather EVERHART SNYDER and ggg grandfather SOLOMON KLINE.



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