Ahnentafel of Irv Mitchell - Generations 3 thru 8

AHNENTAFEL - Irv Mitchell

Generations 3 thru 8



My ahnentafel, my known direct ancestors, is always a 'work in progress.' As such, it is subject to change.

Paternal ancestors are blue (Mitchell ancestors are a pale blue, Reagan ancestors a deeper blue). Maternal ancestors are red (Starr ancestors are a lighter red, Walthour ancestors are a deeper red).

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Generation 3 -- Grand Parents

Walt Mitchell 4. Walter Sharp MITCHELL
b. 8 Aug 1909, West Chester, Chester Co., PA
d. 27 Aug 1978, West Chester, Chester Co., PA

In the 1930s and 40s Walt Mitchell co-owned and operated a garage in West Chester. Later he assumed ownership of Mitchell's Men's Shop in downtown West Chester. On 28 Jun 1930 he married Carol Mae Reagan. They were divorced in 1946. Walt died unexpectedly and is buried in St. Agnes' Cemetery, West Chester, PA. FAMILY PHOTOS

Carol Reagan Mitchell5. Carol Mae REAGAN
b. 15 Nov 1909, West Chester, Chester Co., PA
d. 27 Aug 1973, West Chester, Chester Co., PA

Carol was a teacher in Malvern, PA, and later pursued a business career. She married - (1) Walt MITCHELL on 28 Jun 1930 in West Chester, Chester Co., PA. They divorced in 1946. (2) Orson Nevin Ritzman on 15 Aug 1946, in Bernville, Berks Co., PA. (Orson was born 14 Mar 1889, Strausstown, Berks Co., PA. He was employed in business and sales, and had been an editor. He died 21 Jan 1974, in Charlotte, Mecklenburg Co., NC, and is buried there.) Carol Ritzman was buried 30 Aug 1973, at Philadelphia Memorial Park, in Frazer, PA. Carol was the twin of Mildred Reagan. MAP GRAVE

George Starr6. George Washington Luke STARR
b. 23 Mar 1890, Valley Township, Armstrong Co., PA
d. 21 Nov 1962, Kittanning, Armstrong Co., PA

George Starr married Loretta Margaret WALTHOUR on 12 Oct 1914 in Washington, Washington Co., PA. For many years, he owned and operated a family grocery in Wickboro (now part of Kittanning). He later became Borough Secretary in Kittanning, a position he occupied until his retirement. An avid baseball fan, he managed teams and encouraged young players throughout his lifetime. For this, he was a posthumous inductee into the Armstrong Co. Sports Hall of Fame. A lifelong member of Hose Co. No. 6, he was elected the company's Treasurer in 1922 and held the office until his death. He is buried in the Kittanning Cemetery. FAMILY PHOTOS GRAVE

Rhett Starr7. Loretta Margaret WALTHOUR
b. 6 Jun 1893, Kittanning, Armstrong Co., PA
d. 2 Nov 1952, Kittanning, Armstrong Co., PA

Although Rhett Starr was considered, by her brother, Gene, to be the spitting image of her mother, she was raised in the homes of her CLEVER grandparents, and later of grandparents Shilo and Netta WALTHOUR. Possessed of a sunny disposition, Rhett was plagued by health problems during her final years and never really recovered from the blow of losing her eldest son in World War II. She only lived to see two of her 13 grandchildren. Loretta lies buried beside her husband, George, in the Kittanning Cemetery. Photo A young Rhett Walthour, on the left, and friend. Photo Rhett Starr at home in her kitchen, mid 1940s. (I love this shot. It is THE ONLY unposed shot I've ever seen of my grandmother.) Photo Loretta and her eldest son, my Uncle Ren. Photo In her backyard, circa 1945. GRAVE

Generation 4 -- Great Grand Parents

Warren Mitchell8. Warren Forsythe MITCHELL
b. 10 Jun 1881, Delaware
d. 1 Jan 1964, West Chester, Chester Co., PA

Warren Mitchell married Mary Louise SHARP on 10 Jun 1907 in West Chester, PA. He owned and operated Mitchell's Men's Shop in downtown West Chester for decades. He was an active, civic leader throughout his life. He was a longtime Rotarian and supporter of the West Chester Chamber of Commerce. He was buried in the Friends Burial Ground, Rosedale Ave., in West Chester on 9 Jan 1964. FAMILY PHOTOS GRAVE

Mary Mitchell9. Mary Louise SHARP
b. 8 Sep 1885, Chatham, Chester Co., PA
d. 6 Aug 1969, West Chester, Chester Co., PA

Mary Sharp was a graduate of West Chester Normal School and was active in student government during her years there. She taught school for a year, prior to her marriage. Mary was a devout Quaker, taking an active role in Meeting affairs. She is remembered as a loving mother and grandmother. She lies beside her husband in the Friends Burial Ground, Rosedale Ave., West Chester. Photo Grandmother Mitchell and her eldest grandchild. Christmas 1934. Photo Grandmother Mitchell with young Irvin. Spring 1936. GRAVE

Irvin 'Spider' Reagan10. Irvin Garfield REAGAN
b. 29 Jan 1881, West Chester, Chester Co., PA
d. 26 Sep 1948, West Chester, Chester Co., PA

Irvin was given the nickname 'Spider' in his youth. As a young man he served as a page for the legislature in Harrisburg. He worked for a time for the Bell Telephone Co. and served in the military, stationed at the Presidio, near San Francisco. On 1 Jun 1909 Irvin married Ena HUGHES in Kirkland, Chester Co., PA. He settled into a career as owner and operator of Reagan's Smoke Shop, next to the Courthouse in downtown West Chester. He was buried at Philadelphia Memorial Park in Frazer. HOME MAP FAMILY PHOTOS GRAVE

Ena Hughes Reagan11. Ena HUGHES
b. 16 Jul 1888, Kirkland, Chester Co., PA
d. 17 Nov 1970, West Chester, Chester Co., PA

Much of Ena Hughes' ancestry remains undiscovered at this time, only her parents are known. It is possible there is a connection between Ena's Hughes ancestry and the Hughes ancestry associated with the Mitchell family. She lies beside her husband at Philadelphia Memorial Park in Frazer. Photo Ena Hughes Reagan circa 1925. Photo Ena and Irvin on the boardwalk. Photo Ena Reagan and her daughter, grandson and greatgrandson in September 1954. GRAVE

Andrew Starr12. Andrew A. STARR
b. 12 May 1857, Valley Township, Armstrong Co., PA
d. 12 Nov 1934, Kittanning, Armstrong Co., PA

Andrew Starr married Elizabeth Jane Anderson before 1880. He was a railroad worker. In 1899 he moved his family from Valley Township, to Wickboro (now part of Kittanning). His home is still in the family 100 years later. Andrew is buried in the Kittanning Cemetery. HOME FAMILY PHOTOS GRAVE

Elizabeth Anderson Starr13. Elizabeth Jane ANDERSON
b. ? ___ 1858, Pennsylvania
d. ? ___ 1928, Kittanning, Armstrong Co., PA

Elizabeth Starr is buried beside her husband in the Kittanning Cemetery Photo Elizabeth circa 1895. Photo Her family (from the left): George Starr, Margaret Starr, Sarah Starr, Mary Starr, Andrew A. Starr, Rhoda Starr, John Starr, Elizabeth Anderson Starr. About 1910. GRAVE

14. Walter William WALTHOUR b. ? ___ 1874, Kittanning, Armstrong Co., PA, m. divorced 1919, Mary Eleanor CLEVER, b. ? ___ 1877, Kittanning, Armstrong Co., PA, d. ? ___ 1920, Kittanning, Armstrong Co., PA, Buried: Kittanning Cemetery, Kittanning, PA. Walter died ? ___ 1938, Kittanning, Armstrong Co., PA, Buried: Kittanning Cemetery, Kittanning, PA. Private Company K 16th Regiment 28th Division (from tombstone). GRAVE

15. Mary Eleanor CLEVER b. ? ___ 1877, Kittanning, Armstrong Co., PA, m. (1) divorced 1919, Walter William WALTHOUR, b. ? ___ 1874, Kittanning, Armstrong Co., PA, d. ? ___ 1938, Kittanning, Armstrong Co., PA, Buried: Kittanning Cemetery, Kittanning, PA, m. (2) John William Rapp, b. CIR 1870, d. 24 Oct 1918, Buried: Kittanning Cemetery, Kittanning, PA. Mary died 15 Mar 1920, Kittanning, Armstrong Co., PA, Buried: Kittanning Cemetery, Kittanning, PA. Mary Rapp is buried beside her second husband in the Kittanning Cemetery. GRAVE

Generation 5 -- Great Great Grand Parents

Israel Mitchell16. Israel Hoopes MITCHELL
b. 8 Aug 1841, Hockessin, New Castle Co., DE
d. 16 Feb 1922, West Chester, Chester Co., PA

Israel Mitchell was born at Mill Creek Hundred, New Castle Co., Deleware. He later resided in New Garden, Doe Run and West Chester (all in Chester Co.). Israel was a harnessmaker and proprietor of harness shops successively in each community. He was a member of the Birmingham Monthly Meeting. He married Adrianna FORSYTHE at St. Paul's Methodist Episcopal Church, in Wilmington, Delaware, on 3 Apr 1879. He was buried in the Friends Burial Ground, Rosedale Ave., West Chester, on 18 Feb 1922. FAMILY PHOTOS GRAVE

Addie Mitchell17. Adrianna A. FORSYTHE
b. 17 Sep 1841, Mill Creek Hundred, New Castle Co., DE
d. 20 Nov 1919, West Chester, Chester Co., PA

Prior to her marriage, Addie FORSYTHE was a dressmaker. She was a member of St. Paul's Methodist Church. Although her obituary states she was born in West Marlborough Township, Chester Co., PA, she was actually born in Delaware. GRAVE

Walter Sharp18. Joseph Walter SHARP
b. 11 Jun 1856, Chatham, Chester Co., PA
d. 16 Jun 1890, Chatham, Chester Co., PA
Walter Sharp and his wife, Jennie, were both tall and loved to dance. In June of 1890, they, and their three children, attended an all-day dance near Birmingham. On their way home to Chatham (about 12 miles) they were caught in a rainstorm. Walter developed a cold, it progressed into pneumonia, and he died about three days later, less than a week after his 36th birthday. He had been a farmer. He is buried in Union Hill Cemetery, in Kennett Square. FAMILY PHOTOS GRAVE

Jennie Sharp19. Jane Baker KIRK
b. 22 Sep 1857, Edgemont, Delaware Co., PA
d. 15 Oct 1947, Chester Co. Hospital, West Chester, Chester Co., PA
Widowed at an early age, Jennie Sharp became Postmistress at Chatham on 2 December 1893. In 1896 she suffered another loss, her eldest child, Edgar, was thrown from a horse and killed at the age of 15. As her two daughters approached college age, she left her position in Chatham and purchased a home at 212 Price St. in West Chester. From there she put her daughters through normal school renting rooms to students at West Chester Normal School (most notably Carlos Sanchez of Costa Rica) and doing housework. She later served as a nanny, and, for a time, she was a practical nurse caring for retired Union Army General Woods. She resided in his home, a large stone mansion two doors from her daughter's home on Union St. in West Chester. Later in life she lived with her younger daughter, Jessie Henderson, at 335 Dean Street in West Chester, and finally with her elder daughter, Mary Mitchell, on Union St. She maintained good health until just before her death. She is buried in Union Hill Cemetery, Kennett Square. PHOTOS GRAVE

20. John Allen REAGAN b. 11 Apr 1852, d. after 1912. He married Anastasia CADNEY on 8 Sep 1871. For many years he was the Chief Engineer at the West Chester Wheel Works. GRAVE

21. Anastasia S. CADNEY b. circa 1852 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., PA, d. 3 Apr 1909 in West Chester, Chester Co., PA. She lies buried in Greenmount Cemetery in Chester Co. GRAVE

22. George S. HUGHES b. ? Jul 1847, Pennsylvania, m. Phoebe RUSK, b. ? May 1857, Pennsylvania. The 1900 U.S. Census shows he lived at 208 (or 108?) S. Darlington. This places it aprox. one block south of the Irvin G. Reagan residence. GRAVE

23. Phoebe RUSK b. ? May 1857, Pennsylvania. According to Carol (Zook) Brown, her name is spelled Phebe on her tombstone. Her name is spelled Phoebe in "The Funeral Memorial Book of Ena Hughes Reagan," the information is in the handwriting of Carol (Reagan) Ritzman, Phoebe's granddaughter. GRAVE

John B. Starr24. John Brice STARR
b. 25 Sep 1816, Armgstrong Co., PA
d. 30 Apr 1900, Kittanning, Armstrong Co., PA
John B. Starr was a lifelong resident of Armstrong Co. He lived and farmed land in Valley Township for most of his life. He married Margaret CAMPBELL. John is buried near many of his Starr kin in Pine Creek Baptist Cemetery. GRAVE PHOTOS

Margaret Campbell Starr25. Margaret CAMPBELL
b. 12 Apr 1814, Pennsylvania
d. 5 Jun 1893, Kittanning, Armstrong Co., PA
Margaret Starr is buried near her husband in the Pine Creek Baptist Cemetery. By the time of the 1880 Census, a number of Campbell families were residing in the Valley Township / Brocketville area. It is almost certain these Campbells are kin to Margaret. Photo The full tintype of Mary Campbell Starr (Circa 1875) GRAVE

26. James ANDERSON b. ? ___ 1821, Ohio, m. Mary Ann (m/ANDERSON), b. ? ___ 1825, Pennsylvania. The 1880 Census states James Anderson was born in Ohio, and that both of his parents were born in Ohio. He was 59 at the time of the census.

27. Mary Ann (m/ANDERSON) b. ? ___ 1825, Pennsylvania. At the time the 1880 census was taken (12 Jun 1880) she was 55 years old.

Shilo Walthour28. Shilo Solomon WALTHOUR
b. ? ___ 1836, Pennsylvania
d. ? ___ 1923
Shilo served as a Sergeant in Company F, 11th Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry during the War of the Rebellion. He was wounded in the fighting at Gettysburg in July 1863. After the war, he married Anzonette "Netta" TURNEY on 30 Jul 1866 in Greensburg. The couple soon moved to Kittanning. Shilo worked as an agent and engineer for the Pennsylvania Rail Road. He lies in the Kittanning Cemetery. GRAVE

29. Anzonette Lucinda TURNEY also known as: Netta b. 2 Feb 1842, Greensburg, Westmoreland Co., PA, d. ? Nov 1930, Kittanning, Armstrong Co., PA. Prior to her marriage, Netta worked as a telegraph operator for the Pennsylvania Rail Road at the Greensburg station. She is buried in the Kittanning Cemetery. GRAVE

30. Uriah Matson CLEVER also known as: Rice b. CIR 1850.

31. Mary Eleanor BOWSER b. CIR 1850.

Generation 6 -- 3rd Great Grand Parents

32. Thomas MITCHELL b. 29 Jun 1812, New Castle Co., DE, Occupation: Farmer, m. (1) 15 Mar 1834, Sarah Greenfield, b. CIR 1812, d. BEF 1840, m. (2) 17 Sep 1840, in New Garden Meeting, Chester Co., PA, Mabel HOOPES, b. 8 Dec 1812, New Garden, Chester Co., PA, d. 11 Oct 1849, Mill Creek Hundred, New Castle Co., DE, Buried: FBG, New Garden, Chester Co., PA, m. (3) 18 Mar 1852, Elizabeth Hadley, b. ? ___ 1819, d. ? ___ 1894. Thomas died 28 Mar 1872, New Garden, Chester Co., PA, Buried: FBG, New Garden, Chester Co., PA.

33. Mabel HOOPES b. 8 Dec 1812, New Garden, Chester Co., PA, d. 11 Oct 1849, Mill Creek Hundred, New Castle Co., DE, Buried: FBG, New Garden, Chester Co., PA. RTM places her birth in Kaolin, Chester Co., Pennsylvania.

34. Elisha FORSYTHE b. 17 Dec 1819, Occupation: Farmer / Inn Keeper, m. 10 Feb 1841, in London Grove, Chester Co., PA, Anna CARTER, also known as: Annie b. ? ___ 1804, Delaware, d. 25 Sep 1858. Elisha died 20 Jul 1859. At the time of his death, Elisha and family were residing in West Marlborough in Chester Co., Pennsylvania.

35. Anna CARTER also known as: Annie b. ? ___ 1804, Delaware, m. (1) 25 Mar 1824, in London Grove, Chester Co., PA, Jesse MacFarlan, b. CIR 1800, d. 19 Apr 1839, m. (2) 10 Feb 1841, in London Grove, Chester Co., PA, Elisha FORSYTHE, b. 17 Dec 1819, Occupation: Farmer / Inn Keeper, d. 20 Jul 1859. Anna died 25 Sep 1858. Annie was married to Jesse by the Justice of the Peace in London Grove in 1828. She was also married to Elisha by the J.P. in London Grove in 1840. She was a resident of West Marlboro Township and Upland.

36. George Brinton SHARP b. 16 Oct 1816, New Garden, Chester Co., PA, m. (1) Phebe Miller, b. CIR 1820, m. (2) 30 Dec 1847, in West Chester, Chester Co., PA, Mary Gregg HUGHES, b. 8 Mar 1823, Chatham, Chester Co., PA, d. 14 Jul 1886, Kennett Square, Chester Co., PA, Buried: Union Hill Cemetery, Kennett Square, PA. George died 3 Aug 1891, Chatham, Chester Co., PA, Buried: Union Hill Cemetery, Kennett Square, PA. George B. Sharp was Administrator, with Temperance Brosius Hughes, of the Samuel Hughes estate. GRAVE

37. Mary Gregg HUGHES b. 8 Mar 1823, Chatham, Chester Co., PA, d. 14 Jul 1886, Kennett Square, Chester Co., PA, Buried: Union Hill Cemetery, Kennett Square, PA. GRAVE

Leedom Kirk38. Joseph Leedom KIRK
b. 31 Dec 1833
d. 1 Jul 1914
Leedom married Sabina BAKER on 12 Jan 1854. Through the years he had a variety of occupations and lived in Delaware Co., Chester Co. and the city of Philadelphia. He spent his final years residing in West Chester. PHOTOS

Sabina Baker Kirk39. Sabina Bishop BAKER
b. 2 Sep 1832
d. 10 Jun 1916
Sabina was the twin of George B. Baker.

40. John REAGAN b. 31 Dec 1810, d. 6 Jan 1887. He married Sarah Ann WILY on 11 May 1833. He died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. J.D. Henzey, in Madisonville, Chester Co., PA.

41. Sarah Ann WILY b. 21 Feb 1818, d. 20 Apr 1882. Peggy married John REAGAN on 11 May 1833.

48. Jacob Joseph STARR b. 2 Jun 1788, in Virginia, d. 27 Aug 1849, in Kittanning, Armstrong Co., PA. Jacob married Anna BRICE on 25 Dec 1813. He is buried in the Pine Creek Baptist Cemetery, Armstrong Co., PA. GRAVE

49. Anna BRICE b. 19 Feb 1795, in Greensburg, Westmoreland Co., PA, d. 10 Oct 1843. Anna Starr lies buried in the Pine Creek Baptist Cemetery, Armstrong Co., PA.

56. Christopher M. WALTHOUR b. ? ___ 1802, m. Esther KIFER, b. 24 Aug 1805, Westmoreland Co., PA, d. ? ___ 1881. Christopher died ? ___ 1850.

57. Esther KIFER b. 24 Aug 1805, Westmoreland Co., PA, d. ? ___ 1881. Esther Kifer was the youngest of 13 children, according to Frank Probst Walthour. / Descendants of Henrich Kauffer website indicates her brother Joseph was the last born.

58. Robert Williams TURNEY Sr. b. 17 Jan 1820, Greensburg, Westmoreland Co., PA, Occupation: Railroad Agent (P.R.R.), m. 2 Jun 1842, Elizabeth COOK, b. 21 Sep 1820, Greensburg, Westmoreland Co., PA, d. 2 Oct 1912, Darlington, Beaver Co., PA. Robert died 28 Jul 1893, Greensburg, Westmoreland Co., PA. By 1882, Robert Williams Turney, Sr., had been with the Pennsylvania Railroad for over 25 years.

59. Elizabeth COOK b. 21 Sep 1820, Greensburg, Westmoreland Co., PA, d. 2 Oct 1912, Darlington, Beaver Co., PA. Elizabeth Cook may NOT be placed correctly in the birth order of her siblings.

60. Henry CLEVER b. 1802. Henry married Catherine about 1834.

61. Catherine (m/CLEVER) b. 1802. Catherine married Henry CLEVER about 1834. They had at least four children.

Generation 7 -- 4th Great Grand Parents

64. Joseph MITCHELL b. 31 Jan 1784, Montgomery Co., PA, Occupation: Farmer, m. (1) ? ___ 1810, in Hockessin Meeting, New Castle Co., DE, Sarah HARLAN, b. 13 May 1792, East Marlboro, Chester Co., PA, d. 14 May 1834, Hockessin, New Castle Co., DE, m. (2) 17 Mar 1836, Martha Jackson, b. CIR 1800. Joseph died 22 Apr 1876, Hockessin, New Castle Co., DE. Joseph was the owner of three hundred seventy-five acres of land. He lived to see his five surviving sons reach manhood, and engage in agricultural pursuits on land adjoining his own. (HOD-931).

65. Sarah HARLAN b. 13 May 1792, East Marlboro, Chester Co., PA, d. 14 May 1834, Hockessin, New Castle Co., DE.

66. Israel HOOPES b. 30 Oct 1778, New Garden, Chester Co., PA, m. (1) 14 Mar 1805, in New Garden Meeting, Chester Co., PA, Mabel JACKSON, b. 28 May 1774, d. 24 Jan 1831, New Garden, Chester Co., PA, m. (2) 12 May 1840, Susanna Jackson, b. ? ___ 1787, d. 20 Apr 1846, Kennett, Chester Co., PA. Israel died 12 Feb 1845, New Garden, Chester Co., PA. There are two conflicting dates for the marriage of Israel to Mabel (Jackson) Hadley. RJF places it on 4 March 1805, HFR on 14 Mar 1805.

67. Mabel JACKSON b. 28 May 1774, m. (1) 17 May 1792, Samuel Hadley, b. 14 Jun 1767, d. 27 Nov 1798, m. (2) 14 Mar 1805, in New Garden Meeting, Chester Co., PA, Israel HOOPES, b. 30 Oct 1778, New Garden, Chester Co., PA, d. 12 Feb 1845, New Garden, Chester Co., PA. Mabel died 24 Jan 1831, New Garden, Chester Co., PA. Mabel had five Hadley children by her first husband, and seven Mitchell children by her second.

68. William FORSYTHE b. CIR 1789. His identity is not certain (Oct 1998).

70. John CARTER b. CIR 1774.

72. Jesse SHARP b. 22 May 1779, New Garden Twp., Chester Co., PA, m. Phebe WALTER, b. CIR 1780, Kennett Twp., Chester Co., PA, d. 30 Sep 1836, New Garden, Chester Co., PA, Buried: FBG, New Garden, Chester Co., PA. Jesse died 22 Aug 1853, New Garden, Chester Co., PA, Buried: FBG, New Garden, Chester Co., PA. Jesse is the twin of Eli Sharp. Jesse lies beside Thomas Milhous (ancestor of former President Richard Milhous Nixon) in the New Garden Cemetery. He was a Presidential Elector from Chester County in 1844, casting his ballot for the Democrat, Jame Knox Polk.

73. Phebe WALTER b. CIR 1780, Kennett Twp., Chester Co., PA, d. 30 Sep 1836, New Garden, Chester Co., PA, Buried: FBG, New Garden, Chester Co., PA.

74. Ellis HUGHES b. 4 Oct 1792, m. 14 Feb 1822, in Kennett Meeting, Chester Co., PA, Louisa WALTER, b. 6 Feb 1801, d. 4 Apr 1843, Buried: FBG, West Grove, Chester Co., PA. Ellis died 11 Jun 1840, Buried: FBG, West Grove, Chester Co., PA. Ellis Hughes was born into the Exeter Monthly Meeting and in 1804 was received at New Garden. He and Louisa married at Kennett Meeting while he was a member of London Grove. He and Louisa were residents of Chatham.

75. Louisa WALTER b. 6 Feb 1801, d. 4 Apr 1843, Buried: FBG, West Grove, Chester Co., PA.

76. George KIRK b. 30 Jun 1805, Occupation: Farmer / Auctioneer, m. (1) Mary WORRELL, b. ? ___ 1799, d. ? ___ 1841, m. (2) Rebecca Barrett, b. CIR 1805. George died 11 May 1895. According to HDC, George was a well known auctioneer in the counties of Delaware, Montgomery and Chester.

77. Mary WORRELL b. ? ___ 1799, d. ? ___ 1841.

78. George Green BAKER b. 13 Oct 1805, m. (1) 25 Mar 1830, Maria BISHOP, b. 9 Mar 1805, d. 1 Nov 1846, m. (2) 23 May 1850, Harriet Manley, b. 11 Mar 1811, d. 3 Feb 1864. George died 15 Sep 1855.

79. Maria BISHOP b. 9 Mar 1805, d. 1 Nov 1846.

80. George REAGAN b. 21 Feb 1783, d. 19 May 1874, Culpeper Co., VA. He married (1) Barbara NOYES in 1809, (2) Mary Long in 1816, and (3) Mary Anne Dardens in 1872. His original home was Meadowlands in Culpeper Co., VA. He was an Iron Master in Albany Township, Berks Co., PA. George also resided for some time at Pughtown, Chester Co., PA. His grown children ardently opposed his third marriage to a much younger woman. He is buried at Needleland on the banks of the Rappohannock in Virginia.

81. Barbara NOYES b. CIR 1783, d. 1812. Her surname is sometimes seen as NOY. She married George Reagan in 1809. She had three children before her death.

82. John WILY b. CIR 1788.

83. Mary (m/WILY) b. CIR 1788.

96. Michael STUHR b. CIR 1758.

97. Anna Marie HOFFMAN b. CIR 1758.

98. Peter BRICE b. CIR 1765. It is believed that Peter was born in Virginia. He moved to what became Armstrong Co., PA. There he settled on land abutting that belonging to Cornplanters (Seneca) and also next to land owned by the STARR family. Peter's connection to the STARR family is confusing at best. Much more research needs to be done.

99. Anita Le Se Na Lou AUE NIE b. CIR 1765. Anita was Native American, a Cornplanter (Seneca). Anita is buried in Pine Creek Baptist Cemetery, Armstrong Co., PA.

112. Michael WALTHOUR b. 1752, d. 10 Jun 1810, Buried: Brush Creek Lutheran Cemetery, Westmoreland Co., PA. Occupation: Miller, m. Naomi Amalia HAWK, also known as: Amy b. 6 Aug 1780. Michael Walthour built a flour mill on Brush Creek in 1785. Ruins of the mill were still evident in 1915, according to FPW. GRAVE

113. Naomi Amalia HAWK also known as: Amy b. 6 Aug 1780, Hempfield Township, Westmoreland Co., PA, d. 4 Apr 1853, Buried: Brush Creek Lutheran Cemetery, Westmoreland Co., PA.

114. Heinrich KAUFER b. ? ___ 1761, Occupation: Farmer / Merchant, m. Anna Maria MEYER, b. ? ___ 1764, Hempfield, PA, d. ? ___ 1837, Westmoreland Co., PA, Buried: Brush Creek Cem., Irwin, PA. Heinrich died ? ___ 1845, Irwin, Westmoreland Co., PA, Buried: Brush Creek Cem., Irwin, PA. Heinrich Kaufer is also seen as Henrich Kauffer and Henry Kifer. GRAVE

115. Anna Maria MEYER b. ? ___ 1764, Hempfield, PA, d. ? ___ 1837, Westmoreland Co., PA, Buried: Brush Creek Cem., Irwin, PA. Anna's surname may have been spelled Mayer. GRAVE

116. Jacob TURNEY b. 9 Dec 1788, Hannahstown, Westmoreland Co., PA, Occupation: Public Service, m. 23 Jan 1810, Margaret SINGER, b. 11 May 1792, Carlisle, Cumberland Co., PA, d. 31 Jul 1887, Greensburg, Westmoreland Co., PA. Jacob died 4 Jan 1827. The site of Hannahstown is now farmland near Greensburg. Jacob was the third child of his parents. At different times, he was a county commissioner, and county treasurer. All sources agree, though delayed by many years, he died of complications from a cold contracted while he was 'storm-stayed' in the Allegheny mountains as he was coming home from a state convention in Harrisburg.

117. Margaret SINGER b. 11 May 1792, Carlisle, Cumberland Co., PA, d. 31 Jul 1887, Greensburg, Westmoreland Co., PA.

118. David COOK b. ? ___ 1793, Hagerstown, Washington Co., MD, Occupation: Public Service, m. Mary McKINNEY, b. CIR 1793, Glasgow, Scotland. David died ? ___ 1865, Greensburg, Westmoreland Co., PA. A descendant of Capt. James Cook of England. He came to Greensburg, PA, and clerked in a store. Served several terms as county commissioner, was also registrar of wills and recorder. Also two terms as associate judge of Westmoreland County. He was a cousin of Pennsylvania Governor George Geary. "History of Westmoreland County Pennsylvania - Genealogical Memoirs" is not clear where daughter Elizabeth fits in terms of birth order.

119. Mary McKINNEY b. CIR 1793, Glasgow, Scotland. Mary came to the United States at the age of 15.

120. Henry CLEVER b. ABT 1780, Centre Co., PA. d. Westmoreland Co., PA. Henry married Elizabeth about 1802 in Centre Co., PA.

121. Elizabeth (m/CLEVER) b. ABT 1780, Centre Co., PA. d. Westmoreland Co., PA. Elizabeth married Henry CLEVER about 1802 in Centre Co., PA. They had at least three children.

Generation 8 -- 5th Great Grand Parents

128. Thomas MITCHELL b. 7 Jun 1750, Manor of Moreland Twp., Phila. Co., PA, m. 19 Apr 1780, in Falls MM, Bucks Co., PA, Lucy HEADLEY, b. 27 Apr 1747, Bristol Township, Bucks Co., PA, d. 11 Jul 1834. Thomas died ? ___ 1827. Thomas moved from Bucks Co. to Delaware in 1794 and settled on a farm near North Star Schoolhouse. / Scharf (HOD-931) states Thomas was born in Bucks Co. 7 4th mo. 1750.

129. Lucy HEADLEY b. 27 Apr 1747, Bristol Township, Bucks Co., PA, d. 11 Jul 1834.

130. Stephen HARLAN b. ? ___ 1762, East Bradford, Chester Co., PA, Occupation: Teamster, m. CIR 1787, Elizabeth CLARK, b. 13 Sep 1766, Chester Co., PA, d. 18 Sep 1844, Mill Creek Hundred, New Castle Co., DE, Buried: FBG, Hockessin, New Castle Co., DE. Stephen died 12 Jun 1795, East Marlboro, Chester Co., PA. Stephen Harlan, as a teamster, was transporting a load from New Garden to Wilmington when his load shifted, and his wagon overturned. He was crushed to death by the heavy load.

131. Elizabeth CLARK b. 13 Sep 1766, Chester Co., PA, m. (1) CIR 1787, Stephen HARLAN, b. ? ___ 1762, East Bradford, Chester Co., PA, Occupation: Teamster, d. 12 Jun 1795, East Marlboro, Chester Co., PA, m. (2) AFT 1795, Abner Woodward, b. CIR 1765. Elizabeth died 18 Sep 1844, Mill Creek Hundred, New Castle Co., DE, Buried: FBG, Hockessin, New Castle Co., DE.

132. Jonathan HOOPES b. 21 Dec 1747, East Bradford, Chester Co., PA, Occupation: Shoemaker, m. 23 Nov 1769, in Chester Co., PA, Elizabeth BANE, b. 8 Jul 1751, Goshen, Chester Co., PA, d. 22 Sep 1822, New Garden, Chester Co., PA, Buried: 23 Sep 1822, New Garden, Chester Co., PA. Jonathan died 6 Jul 1820, New Garden, Chester Co., PA. Jonathan Hoopes was of the Bradford Meeting in Marshallton, Pennsylvania, then the New Garden Meeting (certificate dated February 1808). Elizabeth, his wife, was a cousin of the Elizabeth Bane who married Jonathan's brother, Daniel.

133. Elizabeth BANE b. 8 Jul 1751, Goshen, Chester Co., PA, d. 22 Sep 1822, New Garden, Chester Co., PA, Buried: 23 Sep 1822, New Garden, Chester Co., PA. HFR-85 dates Elizabeth's birth 8 Jul 1751 and ABCC-6 1 May 1751.

134. Isaac JACKSON b. 29 Oct 1742, m. (1) 24 Oct 1765, in New Garden Twp., Chester Co., PA, Phebe HALLIDAY, b. CIR 1745, m. (2) 16 Feb 1786, Sarah Jackson, b. 26 May 1749, d. 17 Jun 1818. Isaac died ? ___ 1808. Date of birth in "Record of the Jackson Family" is 10 mo. 29, 1742. He died in the autumn of 1808. Isaac and wife, Phebe, had three children. He had no children by his second wife, Sarah.

135. Phebe HALLIDAY b. CIR 1745.

140. (G/Father) CARTER b. CIR 1744, m. (G/Mother) MARTIN, b. CIR 1750.

141. (G/Mother) MARTIN b. CIR 1750.

144. George SHARP b. 2 Feb 1735, m. (1) ? Jan 1763, Abigail Gregg, b. 10 May 1746, d. BEF 1775, m. (2) ? ___ 1775, Sarah CHAMBERS, b. 20 Jan 1741. George died 9 Dec 1781. An error in Kendall's "Quaker Greggs" (p. 162) puts his death on 9 Dec 1761.

145. Sarah CHAMBERS b. 20 Jan 1741, m. (1) 24 Nov 1763, in New Garden Meeting, Chester Co., PA, Benjamin GREGG, b. ? ___ 1736, d. ? ___ 1774, m. (2) ? ___ 1775, George SHARP, b. 2 Feb 1735, d. 9 Dec 1781. Sarah Chambers is a multiple ancestor of Robert T. Mitchell, et. al., one line of descent runs through Sarah and Benjamin Gregg's daughter, Mary Gregg, and another line traces descent from Sarah and George Sharp's son, Jesse Sharp. Sarah Gregg was a landowner in 1744 at Kennett.

146. James WALTER b. 31 Mar 1744, m. 15 Feb 1770, in Swede's Church, Wilmington, DE, Sarah DIXON, b. CIR 1747. James died ? ___ 1797, Kennett, Chester Co., PA. James was disowned in 1771 for his marriage by a priest. (BRIN-201).

147. Sarah DIXON b. CIR 1747. BRIN-201 gives Sarah's birthdate as 29 Jan 1757, but as that makes her 13 at the time of her marriage, I believe it to be incorrect. Perhaps it should be 1747.

148. Samuel HUGHES Jr. b. ? ___ 1762, m. 2 Dec 1789, in Bradford MM, Chester Co., PA, Lydia STALKER, b. CIR 1765. Samuel died ? ___ 1833.

149. Lydia STALKER b. CIR 1765.

150. Joseph WALTER b. ? ___ 1770, Occupation: Auctioneer, m. Mary GREGG, b. 20 Sep 1766. Joseph died 10 Sep 1826. Joseph Walter was an auctioneer in Kennett. According to the diary of Isaac Gilpin, he died 10 Sep 1826, at the age of 56. He died intestate.

151. Mary GREGG b. 20 Sep 1766.

152. Benjamin KIRK b. CIR 1760, m. Rosanna CARR, b. CIR 1760.

153. Rosanna CARR b. CIR 1760.

154. Joseph WORRELL b. 30 Oct 1770, Chester, Delaware Co., PA, m. ? ___ 1795, in Chester, Delaware Co., PA, Mary DUTTON, b. 14 Dec 1772, Concord, Chester Co., PA, d. ? Feb 1826, Fallsington, Chester Co., PA, Buried: 23 Feb 1826, Middletown MM, Delaware Co., PA, LDS AFN: L1RM-JF. Joseph died ? ___ 1848.

155. Mary DUTTON b. 14 Dec 1772, Concord, Chester Co., PA, d. ? Feb 1826, Fallsington, Chester Co., PA, Buried: 23 Feb 1826, Middletown MM, Delaware Co., PA, LDS AFN: L1RM-JF. Mary Dutton died at Fallsington (Falensington), per Ron Farra.

156. Edward BAKER b. CIR 1765, m. Mary GREEN, b. ? ___ 1765, d. ? ___ 1835. Edward died ? Jul 1827.

157. Mary GREEN b. ? ___ 1765, d. ? ___ 1835. All children identified in notes of MSM, except Lydia who was identified by Tom Sharpless. MTM places the birth order of children as Anthony, Abel, George and Edwin. It is not certain where Lydia fits in, although her birthdate is known.

158. George BISHOP b. CIR 1775, m. 11 Feb 1802, in Delaware Co., PA, Sabina SHEAFF, b. CIR 1775, d. 17 Sep 1854, Edgemont, Delaware Co., PA. George died BEF 1854.

159. Sabina SHEAFF b. CIR 1775, d. 17 Sep 1854, Edgemont, Delaware Co., PA. Sabina was 79 years old at the time of her death.

224. Christopher WALTHOUR also known as: Christopher WALDHAUER b. ? ___ 1728, Occupation: Farmer, m. Barbara KOCH, b. CIR 1730. Christopher died ? ___ 1802, Buried: Brush Creek Cem., Irwin, PA. According to Frank Probst Walthour's 1930 genealogy chart, Christopher and his brother, George, came to Westmoreland Co. from Berks Co. in 1769 or 1770 and built Fort Walthour. In the 1790 Census, Christopher's surname appears as W-a-l-t-o-u-r. / He served in the American Revolution as a Private.

225. Barbara KOCH b. CIR 1730.

226. Conrad HAWK b. CIR 1750, m. Sarah WILLIAMS, b. CIR 1750.

227. Sarah WILLIAMS b. CIR 1750.

230. John Adam MEYER b. CIR 1734, m. Catharina (m/MEYER), b. CIR 1734. John's surname may have been MAYER.

231. Catharina (m/MEYER) b. CIR 1734.

232. Daniel TURNEY Jr. b. ? ___ 1755, Easton, Northampton Co., PA, m. ? ___ 1781, in Northampton Co., PA, Margaret MILLER, b. ? ___ 1759, Northampton Co., PA, d. ? ___ 1829, Westmoreland Co., PA. Daniel died ? ___ 1803, Westmoreland Co., PA. Daniel Turney, Jr., had two children prior to Jacob. He was, himself, of a large family that included three or four brothers. The brothers left their homes in eastern Pennsylvania, one settling in Ohio (where his descendants were numerous), another in Tennessee (where a descendant was Chief Justice for the state during the early 1880s), and another to North Carolina.

233. Margaret MILLER b. ? ___ 1759, Northampton Co., PA, d. ? ___ 1829, Westmoreland Co., PA.

234. Simon SINGER b. CIR 1762, Carlisle, Cumberland Co., PA, m. Mary CLOUSER, b. CIR 1762, Carlisle, Cumberland Co., PA, d. CIR 1819, Greensburg, Westmoreland Co., PA. "History of Westmoreland Co." states that Simon and his wife Mary Clouser were natives of Carlisle, Pennsylvania.

235. Mary CLOUSER b. CIR 1762, Carlisle, Cumberland Co., PA, d. CIR 1819, Greensburg, Westmoreland Co., PA.

236. John COOK b. CIR 1763, England. According to "History of Westmoreland County Pennsylvania - Genealogical Memoirs," he was a native of England, descended from Capt. James Cook. When he came to North America, he settled in Hagerstown, Maryland. -- I seriously doubt a descent from Capt. James Cook, as Capt. was a contemporary of John. --

238. Alexander McKINNEY b. CIR 1763, Scotland. According to "History of Westmoreland County Pennsylvania - Genealogical Memoirs," he came to the United States from Scotland, settling at Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, then later in Greensburg.

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