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[NI011949] The youngest son inherits the Evers farm, & thus he is responsible for the care of his parents in their old age. It appears your ancestor was a "heuermann" or tenant farmer. Lucky for you, as he then came to Amer. to look for land. Otherwise, you would have been living in Germany through WWII. The Evers were bapt. & m. in the St. Johannis Ch. in Arenshorst near Herringhausen in northwest Germany just northeast of Osnabrück, Germany. Arenshorst is not a town, but rather a huge estate, which is now owned by a rich Cath. industrialist. The owner still pays the salary of the part-time Luth. pastor at the Ch.

[NI011956] Came from Switzerland, located in Franklin Co., PA. about 1746, where his son John was born in 1750.

[NI011964] 1850 Census Stoneycreek Twp., Somerset Co., PA
233 6 RINGLER Daniel 35 M Farmer PA
233 6 RINGLER Rebecca 52 F PA
233 6 RINGLER Camilla 17 F PA
233 6 WITTER Camilla 16 F PA

[NI011976] He married on 3 Dec. 1819 to Sarah "Sally" CLEMMONS/CLEMENS born 19 Apr 1800 and died 16 Apr 1861 Jeff Co. buried Union Cem. EPHRAIM CABLE (deceased) was born in now Island Creek township, Jeff. Co. Ohio on March 15, 1787; was the first white child born in the county, and perhaps the first in what is now the state of Ohio His father moved hither in 1785, and built the block house at Cable's Ferry, known as Cable's block house. Ephraim Cable and Sarah were the parents of fourteen children, eight sons and six daughters. He followed farming during his lifetime; was a soldier in the war of 1812, in which conflict he bore an honorable part. His death occurred on the 4th. of September, 1875. buried first at Cable's bend then removed to Union Cem. Steubenville,Ohio.

[NI011991] David Cable was brought up on a farm in Jeff. Co. OH; in 1818 he assisted in building the first market house; worked at the construction of the wharf about 1821-2, and contracted on the new jail and county offices in 1834. He was treasurer for Jeff. Co. from 1849 to 1853, was in the council three or four years; had also filled the office of street commissioner,and drifted into the lumber business in 1828, which he continued down to 1860, but he had lived a comparatively retired life since 1862. He married to Rosanna KING, d/o William King of Ireland, in 1826, and she still was living in her 82nd. year. David and Rosanna had a family of four sons and two daughters; one of the sons, WILLIAM CABLE, was a doctor practicing in Pittsburgh, and another living at home at the time of this history was an engineer, while one of his daughters became the wife of John T. PHILLIPS, of New Castle, Pa.

[NI011994] BENJAMIN CABLE, born ca. 1811 (according to 1850 Jeff Co census) was married 13 Mar. 1834 Jeff. Co. to Persis SHAW, she born ca. 1816 Chenango Co. NY, d/o William T. Shaw and Elizabeth HASTINGS. Benjamin and family lived at Island Creek Twp. Jeff. Co. and is listed as a farmer on the 1850 cenus. Benjamin and family found Tusc. Co. Sandyville Twp. in 1860.

[NI011995] 1850 Census Somerset Twp, Somerset Co, PA 29 Jul J J Schell
24 12 13 Cable Jacob 36 M Farmer 3,000 PA
Cable Eliza 30 F PA
Cable Silas 14 M PA
Cable George A. 2 M PA
Kimmel Eliza 18 F PA

[NI012004] JONATHAN CABLE JR. 1782-1847; m/1 Elizabeth SPECHT she died 1803.They had 3 ch.; m/2 ca 1811 Elizabeth CRISE of Maryland.; Enumerated in1820-1830-1840 census Pike Twp. Stark Co. OH

[NI012010] 1850 census Wayne Co. OH with Catherine Cable age 85 in family group reported to be the mother of David's wife.

[NI012019] Steubenville Herald Steubenville, OH Fri, 5 Apr 1867 SAD ACCIDENT. Mr. William Cable, b. 1807 an old citizen residing near Winterville, this co., met with a severe accident 2 wks since, which will probably result fatally. Mr. Cable has been subject to fits for some yrs, & on the eve of the accident was visiting a neighbor's, & returned to his home after the family had retired. The eve being cool, he seated himself by the fire, & while sitting there was seized with a fit & fell with his foot & leg in the fire, burning it almost to a crisp before he was rescued. Medical aid was at once summoned & the wound dressed, & up to yesterdy the patient was in a fair way to recover, when lockjaw took place. He was living this morn, but little hope is entertained of his recovery. Steubenville Herald Steubenville, OH Fri 12 Apr 1867 Local Matters Fri, April 5. Mr. William Cable, Cross Creek Twp, this co., who met with a casualty, already noted in the Herald, d of lockjaw, Tue last in the 60th yr of his age.

[NI012033] 1850 Census Napier Twp., Bedford Co., PA Aug 25 Thos Hughes
5 244 249 Rouser Gideon 45 M Farmer Pa
Rouser Lydia 42 F Md
Rouser Polly A 22 F Pa
Rouser Hannah 19 F Pa
Rouser Lydia 17 F Pa
Rouser Juliann 13 F Pa
Rouser Maria 11 F Pa
Rouser George 8 M Pa
Rouser Harrison 6 M Pa
Rouser Hiram 3 M Pa
Rouser Catharine 2/12 F Pa

[NI012036] 1850 Census Stoystown Borough, Quemahoning Twp., Somerset Co., PA Enumerated 4 Oct 1850 by J.J. Schell
19 22 22 Brubaker Michael 44 M Blacksmith 2,000 Penna
20 22 22 Brubaker Catharine 38 F Penna
21 22 22 Brubaker George 16 M Laborer Penna
22 22 22 Brubaker Mary 13 F Penna
23 22 22 Brubaker Cathrin 7 F Penna
24 22 22 Brubaker Almira 5 F Penna
25 22 22 Brubaker Rachel 3 F Penna
26 22 22 Brubaker William 1 M Penna

[NI012037] 1850 census Quemahoning Twp., Somerset Co., PA 12 Oct 1850, p. 134 by J. J. Schell
97 100 LOHR Michael 28 M Farmer PA
Sevilla 26 F PA
William 8 M PA
Aaron 6 M PA
HORNER Mary 12 F PA

[NI012045] 1850 census Shade Twp., Somerset Co., PA Enumerator John J. Schell
226-178 Brubaker, Jacob 29 M Blacksmith PA
Eve 29 F PA
Margaret 4 F PA
Rachel 1 F PA
Statler, Jemima 10 F PA
Painter, Peter 18 M Blacksmith PA
Cable, Henry 16 M Blacksmith PA

[NI012050] Abraham Cable, Jr., s/o Abraham, b 1800 York Co., PA., & followed farming all his life. He had many properties in Somerset Co., also worked in the gristmills, 1851 moved to West Wheatfield Twp., Indiana Co., where he purchased 120 acres of land near what is now Garfield. He worked for many yrs at Gamble's mill, & in connection with farming carried on extensive stock raising operations, kept a stud & bred many fine horses. He was 1st a Whig & later a Rep., & prominent in the affairs of his town, although never an officer seeker. He d. in the faith of the Bapt. Ch. in 1870. Mr. Cable m. Eliza Reese, b 1810, Shade Twp., Somerset Co., PA, d. 1886. Mr. & Mrs. Cable were laid to rest in the Johnstown cem.. (Sandyvale). They were parents of 17 chldn as follows: Mary m. George Schnell; Catherine d. at age 22 yrs; Susan m. Edward Wood; Benjamin; Julia Ann m. Morris Rice; Eliza m. Henry Bluebacker; Abraham m. Mary Burkett; Wesley d. 2 yrs old; Ellen m. Charles Askins; John m. Maria Callman; Nancy m. Ed Colbert; Robert m. 1st Ms Harris & 2nd Julia Layman; Rachel m. John Messinger; Harriet m. Abe Calligan & lives in Johnstown, & besides Benjamin is the only survivor of this large family; Cornelius d. 4 yrs old; James d. young; & William d. 4 yrs old

[NI012052] 1850 Census Shade Twp., Somerset Co., PA John J. Schell
201-5 Cable, Rodford 50 M Farmer PA
Nancy 41 F PA
Mary 18 F PA
Samuel 16 M Laborer PA
Elisabeth 12 F PA
Daniel 10 M PA
George 8 M PA
Susan 6 F PA
Christina 1 F PA
1870 census Shade Twp., Somerset Co., PA 8 Jul 1870 by Hiram J. Boytz
35 176 176 Cable Godfrey 64 M W farmer 2,000 980 P
Cable Mary 61 F W wife P
Cable Sarah 17 F W at home P
Cable Godfrey 15 M W at home P

[NI012057] Bur. On the farm of Howard Miller, Berkey Cem., Jenners Twp., Somerset Co., PA

[NI012059] 1850 census Shade Twp., Somerset Co., PA Enumerator John J. Schell
223-159 Berkeybile, Jesse 51 M Farmer PA
Hanah 51 F PA
Sarah 23 F PA
Anne 21 F PA
Elisabeth 17 F PA
Jesse 14 M PA
Ephraim 12 M PA
Levi 10 M PA
Mary 8 F PA

[NI012060] Johnstown Trib 9/25/1886. Cable - In Morrellville, Thu., Sep 23 1886. Eliza (Reese) Cable, b.1810 aged 76 yrs. Funeral tomorrow 1 pm serv.s at Christian Ch. 2 pm. Bur. Sandyvale Cem..

[NI012063] Immigrant's surname: EWALT/EWALD Immigrant's given name(s): Conrad
Ship name: unknown U.S. arrival date: 1832 Port: PA Place of origin: Bleichenbach, Hesse, Germany Notes: Married Susanna Burger Kegarise in Bedford Co. PA. Had 11 chldrn. Moved to Cass Co., MO.

[NI012064] Estate Record Jeff. Co. Oh. Benjamin Cable, died 16 Jan. 1813 age 27 yrs. (1786), wife Susannah Betz; Security given by; Jacob Cable & Henry Swearinger; James Cable & Henry Searinger appointed guardians for children: Andrew, William, Sally & Delilah, all born before 1813.

[NI012089] Jacob came to Philadelphia from Germany (Probably the Palatinate region) as an indentured servant. Many Jacob Hoffmans immigrated through Philadelphia in the 1700's. It is possible that the ship Jacob arrived on was the ship Tyger, George Johnson, master, from Rotterdam. Its last stop was Cowes, England. It arrived in Philadelphia Nov 19 1771. I, Jacob Hoffman of Northern Liberty of Philadelphia in Pa. for 5 shillings to me by Michael Helliger of Philadelphia a receipt to acknowledge sale to Michael Helliger and heirs all title frome me for land bought September 3, 1774 for 300 acres in Bedford County. Jacob bought land Sept. 3, 1774 and sold land to Michael Helliger Jan. 10, 1775. Listed in the 1790 Bedford Co. census as between 16 & 35 yrs old. Listed Bedford Co 1792 tax list as "freeman" & again on the 1793 list. He is registered in 1790 in Bedford Co & 1800 in Somerset Co as formerly from Bedford. Jacob deeded land for a church & cem. which became the Zion Hoffman Luth. Ch.

[NI012098] Kaiserslautern is in south-west Germany near the French border. Directly in the Palatinate.

[NI012102] OFFICE OF THE US MARSHALL For the Co. of Somerset at Shade twp 1862 To J. Cable. The notice that you have been enrolled as a citizen, within the twp of, Shade in the said co., liable to Mil. serv. If you claim exemption from any cause, the claim will be received & determined by the Commissioner to be appointed for that purpose for this co., at such time & place as he shall specify by handbills to be posted in said twp. Wm. Neel, Deputy Marshall. JACOB CABLE, b. ca. 1753 d. near 1833-34, Jefferson Co. OH, he m. ca 1796 (Believe the b.date on Jacob must be wrong, he would have been 43 yrs old when he m. & 60 when last chld b., it must be a misprint & he was b. 1763 or 73.) to Mary "Polly" Christinia Walker, d/o Jacob b. 1742 Germany m. 1765, d. 1783 Somerset Co. PA & his w. Elizabeth Walker. It is said in Jefferson Co. OH history that Jacob came from Fayette Co. Jacob came to Jefferson Co. Island Creek Twp where his 1st son, David Cable was b. 1797. Jacob & his sons; Silas, Benjamin, Jonathon & Isaac settled in Freedom Twp, Wood Co. OH in the 1830's, along with Ephraim Cable Jr. Jacob's great nephew. Ephraim's land located south east of Pemverville, OH, Wood Co. Freedom Twp. Land Records in Wood Co. Recorders Office Freedom Twp. Sec. 28: NW Qt. Sec. part 65.05 acres along river sold to Jacob CABLE by State of OH for $81.25 on 25 Dec 1833. Jacob conveyed this to Isaac CABLE (probably his son) on 11 Sep 1834, both listed as of Jefferson Co. OH. Sarah Cable, conveyed title to this same property to Henry Shipley in 1860 for $1000.00. she is shown as a resident of Jeff. Co. OH. I would guess this is probably the widow of Isaac Cable. [WOOD CO. SENTINEL, THU. APR 3 1884, PIONEER NOTES-FREEDOM TWP. 3 Cable bro.s settled about 1834 in New Rochester. "About this time (ca 1834) came the Cable bro.s, Silas, Benjamin, & Isaac from Morrow co. 1 of them settled about a mi. below New Rochester on the Daniel Fish farm, 1 on the opposite side of the river about a 1/4 mile below there, & the other on the Eisenhour ridge. The land was given them by their father. they evidently werenot accusomed to the harships of pioneer life, & had probably left homes of luxury & ease, as the howling wolves, the shaking ague, the "pesky" mosquitoes & various early privations were too much for them, & they resolved to return to their 1st love. They loaded their families & household goods in canoes & "set sail" down the Portage. But their voyage like their stay in the wilderness was attended by disaster. When they arrived about 1 mile below where Pemberville now is, 1 canoe containing their wives, chldn & clothing capsized & of course spilt the whole cargo into the river. Fortunately none were drowned but they lost all their clothing. They were no akin to the present Cable of Freedom. The latter statement has since been proven to be mistaken, they were of the Freedom Cable Families. These 3 bro.s are said to be the sons of Jacob & Mary (Walker) Cable. Jacob was a millwright of grain mills, & d. 1833-34, his wife (nee) Mary Walker, of PA departing this life in 1816. Jacob & his family lived at Island Creek Twp, Jefferson Co. OH. (Ref. to Jacob being son of Abraham & Mary Cable found in the "Jonathan Cable Book.", It states" Jacob Cable came from Fayette Co. PA, to Island Creek Twp about 1800 where he continued his trade of millwright of grain mills. Jacob & his w. Mary Walker reared a family of 7 sons & 2 dau.s: Jacob, Benjamin, Jonathon, Silas, Isaac, David, Joseph, Elizabeth & Mary.". It also states that Joseph & Ephraim Cable were 2 of the very 1st white chldn b. in the NW Territory - Ephraim 1797 & Joseph 1801".

[NI012107] MICHAEL CABLE'S will # 7. Somerset 1819 locates residence Jenner Twp. & names seven chldn:Susannah, Jonathan, Samuel, Benjamin, Michael Jr. all minor ch.Wm. Anderson appointed their guardian; Leah & Joseph of age.] Pg. 152 Two Centuries of Brothersvalley.

[NI012108] Capt. in Rev. War. s/o Abraham & Mary Magdalena Cable, he was b. Jul 1754 Lancaster Co. PA & still a young man when his family moved from Germantown, to Somerset Co. PA, he m. Matilda Walker in 1785 & moved further W. to Jefferson Co. OH. Philip erected a block house on the river & his name has been perpeturated in "Cables Bend" in the OH at the foot of "Brown's Island". Judge Cable, as he was called d. 26 Dec 1812 Island Creek Twp. Jefferson Co. OH he was bur. at "Cable's Bend" & then later the whole cem. moved to Union Cem., Steubenville, OH by Albert Pavlik family who bought the land. It was done at much expense. A fine monument now marks the graves. His w. Mathilda Dorothy "Dolly Walker, b. Apr 1769 Bedford Co. PA d. 20 Jan 1830, Island Ck. Twp. Phillip was a Judge in Jefferson Co. OH. A Capt. he was a soldier in the Rev. War. At the 1st court NW of the OH River near 1798, at Steubenville, Capt. Cable was appointed the Judge by Winthrop Sargent. (Judge Philip was so popular that he officiated at most of the m.s & adopted a short service so that waiting couples would not be delayed by much ceremony. It usually ended with "Give me a dollar, kiss your bride, & go about your business". Having no one present on one such occassion he called his wife Dolly & Black Harry, "I pronounce you man & wife, give me a dollar." The 1st court room was on the ground where the present court house now stands, & 1st court held Jan 2 1797. Capt. Cable was one of the officials to whom the ground was deeded to the City of Steubenville by Bazelel Wells, for $5.00 on 15 Aug 1792. Judge Philip's originial farm in Island Creek Twp. Jeff. Co. OH remained in the Cable family well into the 20th century. Will Abstracts taken from Will book One 1798-1821 Jefferson Co. NW Terr. a/D. Thomas. Page 115 - Philip Cable; dated 19 Jan 1810; wife Dorothy; sons Benjamin, Samuel, Ephraim; dau.s Hannah, Delila, Dorothy; exr. son Benjamin, Bezaleel Wells; wit. Barbara Brown, Richard Brown Jr., Caty Marshall, Alice Brown; date of probate 19 Apr 1813. PA Archives Assc. Batt.s & Mil. of the Rev. pg. 645. BRO.S VALLEY (3RD ) CO. Philip Cable, Dec 10 1777 Bedford Co. PA in Am. Rev. War by J. Whisker; Philip Cable, Jul 1776, Capt., 1st Batt. Bedford Co. Militia; 12 10 1777, Ensigne, Bro.s Valley Co. 1st Batt; 1781, Capt. 8th Co. 3d. Batt. all Bedford Co. Militia. 2 PA Arch. 14 at 642, 645 & 665; 5 Pa Arch. 5 at 60 & 94. (Desc.s of Philip Cable state that Pres. Abraham Lincoln stayed over night at the Cable Bend House.) WILL OF PHILIP CABEL OF WARENDON TWP CO. OF YORK PA WILL BOOK E. PG. 78. In the name of God Amen I Philip Cabel of Warenton twp., co. of York & Province of PA being Sick in body but in perfect mind & memory I do make this my last will & testament in manner & form following. I committ my soul into the hands of Almitly God who gave it & my body to the earth to be bur. in a defand manner at the descrechen of my executors hierinafter named & theing fuch worly estate as it has plafed God to belfs mee with I do dispofe of it as follows to wit. 1st I order that all my just debts & funeral charges be pd by my executor as fon hee convenent can after my defefe. 2ndly I give devife & bequeth unto my well beloved w. Mary Cable 2 mares & 2 cows 2 hogs & all the sheep. Item & it is my will that my w. Mary Cable is to have the bed & bedsted & all the bed clofe & all the household furneture forever. Item I give & bequeath to my son Abraham Cabel my clock & clock cafe & my son Abraham is to give a meel or supper to the Brederen & congragation of Epheretha & my son Abraham is to have said clock in lieu of 14 pounds 5 shillings & it is my will that 14 pounds hard money is to be pd to my chldn out of my estaed by my executor herafter named wich is to be pd to them a 12 mo. after my defeis. That is to fay to my son Abraham Cabel the sum of 40 shillings Item I give & bequeth to my thouther Barbara Byfel the sum of 40 shillings. Item to my son Benjamin Cabel the sum of 40 shillings & a Bible & all my wering apperels. Item I gave & bequeth to my son Jacob Cabel the sum of 40 shillings. Item I give and bequeath to my thauther Salomy Neele the sum of 40 shillings. I do hereby revoke & void all former wills & testaments herfor maed herby tastyfing & confirming this my last will & testament & I do hereby certitute & appoint my frend Michael Miller of the twp of Huntington to be my executor of this my last will & tastament. In witnis wereof I have hereunto set my hand & seal 29 Jan 1780. Witnesses sign in German; Köbell. Probate gives the names as George Ihle, Henry Firster. Probated 28 Mar 1780 (Note; The will on page 2. will is typed as it is written. The letter "s" is written as a "f". It is in Warrington Twp, York Co. PA. Book E. pg. 78 recorded & probated in York co. 28 Mar 1780. Tax list of 1762 show Philip Keibil in Warrington Twp. York Co. PA. Philip Cable found living in Bedford Co. PA. No head stones can be found for Philip & Mary (Maria) Cable in York Co. PA. Some histories state Philp Cable came from Saxony, Germany.) (Note: 2 Centuries of Bro.s Valley shows the following on Jacob Cable: Jacob native of Switzerland, came to Amer. & settled in MD. He m. there & went across to Franklin Co. PA, while living in Franklin Co. his son John was b. 1750.

[NI012115] Jacob Blauch was a native of the celebrated city of Berne, Switzerland, & settled at an early day in Somerset co., where he followed farming until his death at an advanced age, Roadside plot called "Keim Cem.", Conemaugh Twp. He immigrated with his father Christian Blauch, bro. Christian, & sis.s Barbara, Elizabeth, & Freane (Veronica), on the Ship Brotherhood, which landed in Philadelphia, PA 3 Nov 1750. Jacob's descendants are called the "Quemahoning Branch Bloughs". 23 Apr 1793, Purchased 314 acres called "Springfield" from Thomas Vickroy of Bedford Co. Land located near junction of Stoney & Quemahoning Creeks, Conemaugh Twp. It was a farm located about 2 miles from Davidsville. Jacob Blough was said to have been a large man, 6 ft tall, & weighing over 300 lbs. D.D. Blauch believed that Anna Kauffman was Amish & that Jacob joined the Amish Ch. But he left that Ch & joined the Mennonites after he was expelled "because on one occasion when the men's side of the Ch house was full he sat on the women's side, & was not willing to acknowledge any error on his part when brought before the Ch authorities. The Blough Family History, Compiled by Marjorie Blocher Kinsey, Evansville, 1989. According to DAR Lineage Bk, vol 96 pp 207-208 Jacob Blough served from 1778-1782 as a pvt PA troops during the Rev. War, Capt. Patrick Hays Co., & Col. John Rodgers' Regt.

[NI012116] Quemahoning 1810 Census Widow Blough: 1 Male under 10, 2 males under 26, 3 females under 10, 1 female under 16, 1 female under 45.

[NI012133]

[NI012140] MOTHER- ? Reed

[NI012157] Christian is a farmer [Source: History of Bedford, Somerset, & Fulton Cos1884. Waterman, Watkins & Co. pp. 514-515.]
1850 Census Stoneycreek Twp., Somerset Co., PA
237 34 MUSSER Christian 25 M Laborer PA
MUSSER Caroline 34 F PA
237 34 MUSSER Abraham 60 M Farmer PA
1870 Census Stoney Creek Twp., Somerset Co., PA 22 Aug 1870 Christian Streng
35 134 140 Musser Christian 46 M W Farmer 3,000 850 PA
Musser Carolline 43 F W Keeping house PA
Musser William 18 M W PA
Musser Mary 16 F W PA
Musser Edmond 15 M W PA
Musser Abraham 13 M W PA
Musser Charles 7 M W PA
Musser Anna 4 F W PA

[NI012158] Benjamin has been engaged in operating a tannery since 1865. [Source: History of Bedford, Somerset, & Fulton Cos1884. Waterman, Watkins & Co. pp. 514-515.]
1850 Census Stoneycreek Twp., Somerset Co., PA
237 36 MUSSER Benjamin 28 M Carpenter PA
MUSSER Matilda 24 F PA
SHANT Lucinda 5 F PA
1870 Census Stoney Creek Twp., Somerset Co., PA 22 Aug 1870 Christian Streng
38 120 124 Musser Benjamin 49 M W Farmer 1,500 2,000 PA
Musser Matilda 45 F W Keeping house PA
Musser Abraham 80 M W Retired farmer 500 PA
Hinemeier Benjamin 6 M W PA

[NI012159] Abram is in the same business in Roxbury, where he began in 1868. [Source: History of Bedford, Somerset, & Fulton Cos1884. Waterman, Watkins & Co. pp. 514-515.]
1850 Census Stoneycreek Twp., Somerset Co., PA
237 33 MUSSER Abraham 23 M Farmer PA
MUSSER Mary 32 F PA
MUSSER Florence 3/12 F PA
FINDLEY David 8 M PA
FINDLEY Mary 5 F PA
BURKET Leana 15 F PA
1870 Census Stoney Creek Twp., Somerset Co., PA 22 Aug 1870 Christian Streng
2 121 125 Musser Abraham 42 M W Farmer 1,500 1,000 PA
Musser Mary 60 F W Keeping house PA
Musser Florence 18 F W PA
Musser Phoeba 15 F W PA

[NI012161] John a blacksmith in Berlin.[Source: History of Bedford, Somerset, & Fulton Cos1884. Waterman, Watkins & Co. pp. 514-515.]

[NI012168] Benjamin Cable, a vet of Civil war, who is now living retired after many yrs spent in farming in West Wheatfield Twp., was b. Aug 9 1832, Conemaugh Twp., Somerset Co., PA, s/o Abraham & Eliza (Reese) Cable. Benjamin Cable, s/o Abraham Cable, received his education at the place of his birth, & as a lad worked with his father at farming & stock raising. In 1851, he accompanied his parents to West Wheatfield Twp., where he secured a position driving for Jacob Gamble, the mill-owner, in whose employ he continued for 4 yrs, & also engaged in lumbering & hauling fire clay. When the Civil war broke out, Mr. Cable joined Co. D, 4th PA Vol. Cav., under Capt. George Covode & D. P. Smith, Col. Campbell Childs & James Kerr, of the 5th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac. He enlisted at Lockport, PA., Aug 26 1861, & received his honorable discharge Jul 1 1865, at Lynchburg. In the yr 1863. Mr. Cable was captured & imprisoned by the Confederates. During the greater part of his service Mr. Cable drove a team, but he also participated in a great many battles, & that his regiment was in the thickest of the fight is shown by the fact that out of his company of 100 men only 33 returned to their homes. Mr. Cable was known as a brave & faithful soldier, one who ably & cheerfully performed the duties that fell to his lot, & he was respected by his officers & admired by his comrades. On Nov 1 1865, Mr. Cable purchased the Taylor farm, a tract of 70 acres in West Wheatfield Twp., & this he continued to cultivate until Apr 1912, when he disposed of it. He is now living retired in Garfield, being tenderly cared for in his declining yrs by his dau., Mrs. Caroline E. Faust. Although he is probably the oldest man in West Wheatfield Twp., Mr. Cable retains his faculties to a remarkable degree, & is much more active than many men yrs his jr. An enterprising, industrious worker all of his life, he is now reaping the rewards that such an active life brings, & rests content that his has been a useful career & is free from stain or blemish. Mr. Cable m. Elizabeth Lichenfeld, d/o Philip Lichenfeld, & they have had the following chldn: Thomas Jefferson, deceased, m. Jane Dias; Albert; Elizabeth, m. William Uncapher, West Wheatfield; Caroline E., m. John Faust & lives with her father; Elizabeth, m. James Brett, West Wheatfield Twp.; Susan, d.at 6 yrs; & Benjamin, m. Jane Wineburner & is engaged in farming in West Wheatfield Twp..
Pennsylvania 1910 Census Miracode Index
Benjamine Cable State: PA Enumeration District: 0096 Color: W Age: 77 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0084 County: Indiana Relation: Husband ImageNum: 00630952 Other Residents:
Wife Elizabeth 77, Germany

[NI012220] 1870 census Shade Twp., Somerset Co., PA Enumerated 28 June 1870 by Hiram J. Boytz
21 25 26 Wagner Samuel 36 M W labourer Pa
22 25 26 Wagner Catherina 28 F W house work Pa
1880 Federal Census Shade Twp., Somerset Co., PA Enumerator O.W.Williamson Pg 18, 17 Jun 1880
438B 33 162 167 Wagner Samuel W M 45 Farmer PA PA PA
438B 34 162 167 Wagner Kate W F 35 Wife Keeping house PA PA PA
438B 35 162 167 Wagner Hannah W F 80 Mother PA PA PA
438B 36 162 167 Wagner Frank W M 17 Nephew Laborer PA PA PA

[NI012225] Baker, Anna Maria County/State: Philadelphia Co., PA Location: Northern Liberties Page #: 202 Census Year: 1790

[NI012227] 1850 census Shade Twp., Somerset Co., PA Enumerator John J. Schell
218-124 Wolford, Conrad 58 M Farmer PA
Catharine 50 F PA
Emanuel 27 M Farmer PA
John 19 M Laborer PA
Conrad 19 M Laborer PA
Catherine 12 F PA

[NI012233] Michael Wagner served in the Amer. Rev. War. He served in the Lancaster Co. Militia, 7th Co., 5th Batt. His Nat'l SAR number is 096025 & the PA number is 7153. He also served under Capt. David Kraus's 4th Co., 2nd Batt. from 1782 thru 1783 as a Pvt. He moved westward about 1791, crossing the Alleghany Mts, from Lancaster Co. to what was to be later known as Shade Twp., Somerset Co., PA. He received a Warrant No. 1549 for 316 1/2 acres. As best as the warrant can be read, it was dated 6/11/1790 & the land was surveyed 7/2/1795. he called the land "Happy's Improvement." It must have been his nickname from his original occupation of being a whiskey distiller. He was the 1st whiskey distiller to settle on the west side of Chestnut Ridge. His land was part of Bedford Co. until 1790 when it became Somerset Co. It was also part of Stoneycreek Twp. until 1816 when it became part of Shade Twp. his farm was about 1/2 mi. from Forbes Rd & about 1 mi. west of Edmund's swamp. The distilled whiskey was sold back East to get money to pay taxes & buy supplies. The whiskey was easier to transport than the bulkier grain from which is was manufactured. The assessment list for 1816 shows Michael Waggoner assessed as a distiller with 316 acres. He later gave up the distillery occupation during the Whiskey Rebellion & became a full time farmer. Transportation was better & more people had moved into the area for trade. He was m. to Mary Seabolt, the dau. of Jacob Seabolt. Michael & Mary had 9 chldrn according to the letter he had prepared on distribution of his wealth upon his death. The Chldrn were: Catharine; Elizabeth to Henry LAPE; Margaret; Eve; Jacob m. to Mary SPECHT; Mary m. to Isaac WENDLE; Susannah m. to George HARTZELL; Michael Jr. m. to Hannah WOLFORD; & Jonathan m. to Sevilla Reel. Jacob & Susannah preceded Michael Sr. in death. He never mentioned who the other dau.s m. of if they ever did get m. Mary Seabolt WAGNER d. 1st. She is buried in the Stoystown (South East) Union Cem. in Stoystown, PA as Mary Wagner. Michael Wagner is buried in the Ling Cem., which is located in a small patch of woods, on a hilltop about 1 mi. north of Buckstown & about 1 mi. south of the Wagner Homestead. The tombstone has his name as MICHAL WAGENER. The story goes that there was a deep snow upon the death of 1 of them & they could not get to the proper to be buried together. The Ling Cem. is the holder of 4 generations of Wagner's. Both Michael & Mary's tombstones are like new for readablility of names & dates. The original Michael Wagner Sr. homestead has been in the Wagner family for 6 to 7 generations. Glenn Wagner is presently farming the homestead & since they have 3 sons it is likely that the farm will continue to stay in the Wagner family.

[NI012243] 1850 census Brothersvalley Twp., Somerset Co., PA
338 71 Umberger Philip 35 M Farmer PA
Isabella 22 F PA
Elizabeth 2 F PA
Sarah A. 1 mo. F PA
1870 census Shade Twp., Somerset Co., PA Enumerated 30 June 1870 by Hiram J. Boytz
29 52 53 Umberger Philip 50 M W farmer 4,000 2,500 Pa
30 52 53 Umberger Polly 35 F W wife Pa
31 52 53 Umberger Drusella 18 F W at home Pa
32 52 53 Umberger Charles 13 M W at home Pa
33 52 53 Umberger Henry 11 M W at home Pa
34 52 53 Umberger William 9 M W at home Pa
35 52 53 Umberger John 7 M W at home Pa
36 52 53 Umberger Maggie 5 F W at home Pa
37 52 53 Umberger Lewis 2 M W at home Pa

[NI012244] 1880 Federal Census Shade Twp., Somerset Co., PA Enumerator O.W.Williamson Pg 2, 3 Jun 1880
430B 4 11 12 Umberger Mary W F 45 Keeping house PA PA PA
430B 5 11 12 Umberger Henry S. W M 21 Works on farm PA PA PA
430B 6 11 12 Umberger William W M 19 Works on farm PA PA PA
430B 7 11 12 Umberger Maggie C. W F 17 At home PA PA PA
430B 8 11 12 Umberger John B. W M 15 PA PA PA
430B 9 11 12 Umberger Sherman W M 13 PA PA PA
430B 10 11 12 Umberger Nora G. W F 10 PA PA PA
430B 11 11 12 Umberger Abie J. W F 8 PA PA PA
430B 12 11 12 Umberger Ann B. W F 6 PA PA PA
430B 13 11 12 Umberger Clara N. W F 6 PA PA PA
1900 census Shade Twp., Somerset Co., PA Enumerated 23 June 1900 by Willis L. Powell
139B 64 213 220 Umberger Mary Head W F Nov 1835 65 W 10 10 PA Germany Germany Yes Yes Yes O F F 171
139B 65 213 220 Umberger Lewis Son W M Aug 1866 33 S PA PA PA Farm Laborer 1 Yes Yes Yes
139B 66 213 220 Umberger Nora Daughter W F Feb 1870 30 S PA PA PA House Keeper 0 Yes Yes Yes
139B 67 213 220 Fleegle Edward G-Son W M June 1889 10 S PA PA PA Yes Yes Yes

[NI012247] 1900 census Shade Twp., Somerset Co., PA Enumerated 6 June 1900 by Willis L. Powell
130A 35 40 43 Umberger William Head W M June 1861 38 M 11 PA PA PA Farmer 0 Yes Yes Yes O M F 38
130A 36 40 43 Umberger Alice L. Wife W F Sept 1869 30 M 11 5 5 Ohio Ohio Ohio Yes Yes Yes
130A 37 40 43 Umberger Bessie Daughter W F May 1889 11 S PA PA Ohio 5 Yes Yes Yes
130A 38 40 43 Umberger Mary J. Daughter W F Feb 1890 9 S PA PA Ohio 4
130A 39 40 43 Umberger Katie M. Daughter W F Dec 1892 7 S PA PA Ohio
130A 40 40 43 Umberger John B. Son W M Nov 1896 3 S PA PA Ohio
130A 41 40 43 Umberger Ruth Daughter W F Sept 1898 1 S PA PA Ohio

[NI012254] 1850 census Brothersvalley Twp., Somerset Co., PA
338 73 Umbarger Michael 66 M Farmer PA
Benjamin 40 M PA
Catharine 60 F PA
Harriet 29 F PA
Perry 16 M PA
Jacob 7 M PA

[NI012256] Michael Umberger, III m. Mary Verner Umberger, widow of his bro Adam Umberger. He & Adam lived in Fannetsburg, Franklin Co., PA & were building a mill when Adam d. They then moved to Brothers Valley, Twp., Somerset Co., PA & on Mar 7 1815 he bought the farm from his father, lived there 48 yrs until his death. He is buried in the Lutheran Cem, Berlin, PA Mary went to live with their dau, Margaret Umberger Schaffer at Friedensburg (Friedens?) where she d. 1819 & buried.

[NI012257] Mary Verner m. Adam Umberger, who d., she then m. his bro, Michael Umberger, III in 1780.

[NI012260] Data taken from the Baptismal & Birth Records of Rev. John Carpan Stoever, 1730 - 1779. Michael Umberger, II bought a farm called Carpentas along Fishing Creek, Dauphin Co., PA Oct 13 1792. Constable of Lebanon Twp 1762; community leader. Resided: Lebanon Twp (now North Annville Twp-northern part), Lancaster Co. (now Lebanon Co.), PA. Warranties of land - Lebanon Twp, Lancaster Co., PA Archives Vol 27, S-3. 150 acres Michael Umberger 1751. Feb 2 1764 Land Office --Michael Umberger enters a caveat agent, the acceptance of a survey made in Lebanon Twp. Umberger claims the said survey with his patented land & cuts off 100 acres thereof-- PA Archives Vol 2 S-3. 1758-59 -- An Assessment Lists of Lebanon Twp. 1771 - 72 - 73 Proprietary & State Tax Lists -- PA Archives Vol 17, S-3, 200A 1782 Proprietary & State Tax Lists -- PA Archives Vol 17, S-3, 150A - Michael came with his parents Heinrich & Julian Humberger to PA from Germany in 1733 when 15 yrs old. A patriot, signed Oath of Fidelity in Lancaster Co., PA -- sons Henry, Philip, & John migrated to Wythe Co., VA somtime between 1785 & 1790. Michael deeded, Jul 16 1787, 62 acres of land to the Calvinist Congregation to be known by the name of Hill or Berick Ch. in Lebanon Twp. C.A.R. - 155 page 295 Michael Umberger m. Anna May Rammler. Adam Umberger m. Mary Verner. Elizabeth Umberger (1776-1867) m. Peter Heckert (1775-1839). Margarettia Heckert (1808-1889) m. Daniel Poffenberger (1805-1872) Louis R. Poffenberger (1837-1906) m. 1862 Agnes Straw (1839-1907) Anna L. Poffenberger (b. Altoona, PA) m. Frederick l. Schneider. Will of Michael Umberger, Lebanon Twp, Dauphin Co., PA (Book A, page 130) written : Jul 16 1785 probated: Apr 30 1788 executors: sons John & Leonard witnesses: William Stoy, Jacob Boltz, & Jno. Thome. Wife: none mentioned chldn: Leonard (eldest). To him I give all my land on which he now lives in the twp of Hanover,containing 278 acres; John To receive 25 lbs. above his share because he stayed & worked for me above his age. The remainder to be shared equally among my chldn: Henry, Michael, Philip, chldn of my deceased son Adam, Anna Margareta w/o Jacob Boltz, Jr.; Michael's sons Henry, John, & Philip migrated to the Wythe Co., VA area between the yrs of 1785-1790. Son Michael Migrated to Somerset Co., PA shortly after 1800. He m. his bro. Adam's widow. Dau. Anna Margareta & her hus. Jacod Boltz, Jr. remained & continued to farm Michael's plantation. Michael was Constable of Lebanon Twp in 1762. He was a Community leader & an active member of Hill Luth. (Hill Reformed) Ch. Hill Ch. (Berge Kirch) is 2 miles south of his homestead.

[NI012268] , He qualified as a British subject Aug 28 1733 in the Province of PA. The family settled near Lebanon, PA. Progenitor of the Umberger's in Amer. HEINRICH UMBERGER, the immigrant & his family emigrated from Germany via Holland to Amer. in 1733, arriving at the Port of Philadelphia on Aug 28 1733.Came on the ship HOPE of London; Daniel Reed, Master, from Rotterdam. Their names & ages on Master Reed's Ship List are as follows : Henrick Humberger 45, Hans Lenart 18, Micgel 15, Jans 10, Juliana Humberger 47, Julian 12, Lisbet 8. HEINRICH & his eldest son signed their names on the Oath of Allegiance to PA as : HEINRICH UMBERGER & HANS LEONHARD UMBERGER respectively. Heinrich Umberger & his family settled In Lebanon Twp., Lancaster Co.(now Lebanon Co.) PA. The 1st records pinpointing their residence in PA were found in Baptismal & Marriage records of Rev. John Casper Atoever & the records of Hill Ch. (Berg Kirche) - the 1st church erected in the area of Lebanon Twp. & parts west & north. Both sons, Hans Leonard & Michael, appear on the marriage record; they both m. in 1742, & dau. Julian m. in 1744. Warranty of land records for PA show that Heinrich & his 2 eldest sons received grants for a total of 550 acres of land in Lebanon Twp., Lancaster Co., PA at various times between 1743 & 1751. Lancaster County Deeds also indicate that Heinrich Umberger acquired additional land in Lebanon Twp. In Feb 1766 Heinrich deeded the homestead of 240 acres to his youngest son John For 200 pounds. Heinrich's 1st wife, Julian, apparently d. shortly after arriving in Amer. His Will, written in 1766, indicates his wife's name as Anna Maria Catharine & a dau. by the name of Catharine. This dau. m. on 10 Jan. 1751. Quoting from Heinrich's Will ---"If my wife dies before me, then instead of said 30 pounds, only 20 pounds my said son John is to pay unto her dau.s: 10 pounds to Anna Mary & 10 pounds to Anna Margareth. This quotation indicates that Heinrich's wife, Anna Maria Catharine, had dau.s by a previous marriage. In the late 1770's or early 1880's residents in the area inhabited by Heinrich Umberger organized the Humberger School Assc. for the purpose of building a school for the community. The school house was built on a piece of land originally owned by Heinrich Umberger. In a publication of the Lebanon Co. Historical Society entitled "THE HUMBERGER SCHOOL ASSC & ITS SCHOOL" 1911 by Cyrus Boger, it is stated, quote, "That Humberger was respected & honored among these early settlers, no other proof is needed than that they perpetuated his memory by naming their school after him." Heinrich & his 3 sons, Hans Leonard, Michael, & John resided in Lebabon Twp. , Lancaster Co.(now Lebanon Co.) PA at the time of their deaths. Heinrich d. in 1787 at the age of 99 yrs. Sometime in the mid 1780's 4 of his gsons migrated to Wythe Co., VA and established residences there for their descendants. // "At the Courthouse aforesaid Aug 28 1733, 84 Palatines who with their families making in all 226 persons were imported here in the Ship Hope of London, Daniel Reid, Master from Rotterdam but last from cowes as by Clearance thence were qualifed as before." From the Minutes of the Provincial Council printed in Colonial Records Vol. III, p517
Henrick Humberg; 45
Hans Lenart Humberg; 18
Miegel Humberger (sick); 15
Julian Humberger; 47
Julian Humberger; 12
Jans Humberger; 10
Lisbat Humberger; 8
At the Courthouse of Philadia, August 28th 1733. Present The Honble Patrick Gordon, Esqr, Lt. Govr., Charles Read, Ralph Asheton, Esqr. The Palatines whose Names are underwritten, being imported in the Ship Hope, of London, Daniel Reid, Mr, from Rotterdam, but last from Cowes, did this day take & subscribe the Oaths to the Government.
Henrich Umberiger
Hans Leonhardt Umberger

[NI012271] Relocated to Wythe Co., VA 1782 - 1788 In 1765, a Leonard Umberger was Constable of Lebanon Twp, Lancaster Co., PA (Michael's son Leonard was age 21 in 1765.) WILL - Leonard Umberger - Lebanon Twp, Lancaster Co., PA -- Book C - 101 written: Oct 23 1765 probated: May 22 1766 wife: Anna Maria Barbara witnesses: Philip Greenawalt & John Umberger executors: wife Barbara, son John Umberger, & Anastasius Uhler (Uhler renunciated) chldn: John, Henry, 2 younger dau.s, 2 older dau.s (dau.s not named (step-dau.s ?) ITEM : 2 younger dau.s to have 5 lbs. before sharing; also son John to have 10 lbs. before sharing. ITEM: Sons John & Henry are to share plantation. Are to pay 600 lbs. for it. & are to pay each dau. 100 lbs, & are to keep jointly for themselves each 100 lbs. ORPHANS COURT DOCKET; Barbara Umberger, Lebanon Twp, Dauphin Co., PA Book A-91 Mar 8 1787 - Christopher Ulrich & Christian Zehring, executors of the last will & testament of Barbara Umberger, late of Lebanon Twp, deceased, appear in court & produce their account upon the administration of the estate of the said deceased. "History of Berks & Lebanon Co.s, PA" 1884 by I, D. Rupp page 93 Leonard Umberger of near Lebanon bought at auction Jonas Rupp, a redemptioner. Rup served with Leonard Umberger for 2 yrs & 6 mo.s ( Oct 1751 to 1754), At expiration of his term, he m. the step-dau. of Mr. Umberger -- Miss Elizabeth Borst.

[NI012276] Degree in Animal Husbandry from Penn State in 1934. Served in U.S. Navy during World War II as gunnery officer aboard USS Rockbridge, LSV. Participated in removal of U.S. troops from Iwo Jima following victory, saw action offshore Eniwitok Atoll during Japanese Kamakze attack. Discharged with rank of Lieutenant, USNR. Worked for USDA Farm Security before and after war, then by Veteran's Department as Instructor, then by A.O. Smith Corp. in sales. Traveled through SW U.S. in sales capacity, retired to St. Petersburg, Fl. in 1967. Served on Stonycreek Twp. School Board, member of Stoystown Lion's Club

[NI012290] Pennsylvania 1910 Census Miracode Index
Humphrey Claycomb State: PA Enumeration District: 0126 Color: W Age: 31 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0310 County: Cambria, Johnstown Relation: Husband ImageNum: 00730939 Other Residents:
Wife May 23, PA
Daughter Miriam 03, PA
Daughter Ruth 01, PA

[NI012295] Gospel Herald Vol XXXV No 12 Jun 18 1942 pg 254,255. Hershberger, Adeline b Mar 21 1865 d May 28 1942 aged 77y 2m 21d. Survived by 10 chdn, 24 gchdn, & 9 ggchdn; 1 sis Mary w/o Pre. Alex. Weaver. Memb Menn Ch for many yrs. Funeral in home by Hiram Wingard. Bur Biddand Cem.
PA 1910 Miracode Index
Adaline Parker 45 PA Cambria Head of Household
Son Harry Z 21 PA
Son Ray 18 PA
dau Lillie 15 PA
dau Mary 13 PA
Son Charles 11 PA
dau Rosa 09 PA
Son John 07 PA
dau Beatrice 05 PA
dau Sarah 03 PA

[NI012309] Served in the Civil War as a Private in Co. B., 126th Reg., Pa. Volunteers from Aug. 5, 1862 to May 20, 1863. Saw combat at Battle of Fredericksburg and at Chancellorsville. Re-enlisted in Sept. 1864 in Co. A., 56th Reg., Pa. Veteran Volunteers.

[NI012343] 1860 Census Quemahoning Twp., Somerset Co., PA 5 Jun 1860 by Josiah H. Zimmerman
99 109 SPANGLER Jacob 26 M Master Carpenter 200 PA
Mary 27 F PA
Anna C. 2 F PA
Charley [I.? J,?] 5/12 M PA

[NI012347] 1850 Census Quemahoning Twp., Somerset Co., PA Enumerated on 10 Oct 1850 by J. J. Schell
37 39 SPANGLER Michael 55 M Farmer 6000 PA
Hana 33 F PA
Christian 22 M W PA
Eve 18 F PA
Jacob 16 M Farmer PA
Samuel 14 M PA
Sally 11 F PA
Catharine 9 F PA
Elisa 7 F PA
William 1 M PA
Eve 75 F PA
Susan 47 F PA
1860 Census Quemahoning Twp., Somerset Co., PA 5 Jun 1860 by Josiah H. Zimmerman
108 118 SPANGLER Michael 65 M Farmer 6000 5736 PA
Hannah 43 F PA
Christena SPANGLER 32 F PA
Catharine 19 F PA
Eliza 17 F PA.
William 11 M PA.
Ruben 10 M PA.
Michael 8 M PA.
Susanna SPANGLER 53 F PA

[NI012349] In 1796 Christian Spangler was listed among the "taxables" of Quemahoming Twp, Somerset Co., PA. He married & had issue

[NI012351] Abraham Spangler reportedly was kicked by a horse in the stomach & d. in Germany. His widow, Mary, & 3 sons, Christian, John & Abraham emigrated to the U.S. from Rotterdam, Holland approximately 25 years after his death & settled in York Co., Pa., then Adams Co., then Somerset Co. She remarried a man named Jacob Livingstone. Abraham Spangler reportedly lived in the area of Edinborg, Baden, Germany, near the Belgian border. Reportedly a descendant of George Spengler, (1150), Courtier of Kaiser Barbarossa and cup-bearer to the Bishop of Wurtzburg, who served in the Crusades with Barbarossa, died of the plague and was buried at the Church of St.Peter at Antioch in 1190. (Reportedly found in Annals of York County.) Also reportedly a descendant of Lazarus Spengler, an author and composer in the time of Martin Luther (1500's) Abraham & Anna's chldn were Christian, John, & Abraham Jr. Abraham Jr.'s dob 1/6/1775. He m. Margaret Stoy d/o Sarah (Higgins) & Daniel M. Stoy in 1795. They had 12 chldn.

[NI012353] Trib-Demo: YEAGER, Mrs. Eva L., 91, Ch. of Breth. Home, Scalp Level, d. 9:25am Oct 29, 1972, at the Home. b. Jun 4 1881 d/o Frank & Sarah (VICKROY) STUTZMAN. Preceeded in death by parents; hus. Edward S. & 2 chldn: Herman & Ralph. Survived by the following chldn: Alma, w/o George SUMMERALLS, Arcadia, FL; Ruth, w/o Clair HENNESSEY, rear 806 Central Ave.; Elda, w/o Algie VARNER, 1197 Bedford St.; Hazel, w/o Daniel BUCHAN, 825 Coleman Ave.; Clarence m. Betty KIDD & Harold m. Alice SNYDER, Titusville, FL; & Merle, Redondo Beach, CA; 24 gchldn, 45 ggchldn 25 gggchldn. Sis. of Mrs. Laura YARGER, Hammond, IN. Memb. Walnut Grove Ch. of Breth. Friends received 7-9pm Mon. 2- 4pm & 7-9pm Tue. John Henderson Co. Funeral Home, serv. 1pm Wed., Rev. Wendell Bohrer. Bur. Grandview Cem.

[NI012354] This is one of the largest branches or families of the Yost Miller tree & many of their descendents now live within bounds of Somerset Co., lgly in vicinity of Stoyestown & Friedens. Christina was probably oldest of Yost Miller's chldrn & probably was b Berks Co, PA. According to LAU 2, John was bur Friedens Cem. but I did not see a headstone. He was an early setller, who lived & d. in Somerset Twp. His son George, who was b. in 1803, d. in Stony Creek in 1872. His will written 12/1/1841, filed 1/17/1842. References wife Catherine, bro. George. Chldrn George, Rosana m. Michael Mowry, Leah m. Daniel Knopp & grandson David Mostoller. Witnesses, George & Henry Mostoller. DAR 551278 shows dob as 2/10/1770 & death as 1/10/1842 with m. in 1797 to Christina MILLER. MOR 1 shows son of Frederick. M. Christine Miller. List 5 chldrn; Joseph, George, Elizabeth, Rose, & Leah. It is also said that the Mostoller family located in Berks & Lancaster Co.s before the Rev. War & that the Mostollers came to this part of the state shortly after the War, probably about the time that Yost Miller & his bro. Jeremiah came here.They lived on a farm near the place called Mostoller Station, between Friedens & Stoyestown.
Used "Yost" in family, tombstone, enlistment records, but "Joseph" in Somerset Co. land records & will. Born in Palatinate or Alsace Lorraine district of Germany in 1748. Served in Revolutionary War by enlisting first on 5/19/1776 in Col. Bankson's Reg't.,then 8/19/1776 in Cap't John Winters' Co., Col. John Ferree's Bat., re-enlisted 3/1/1777 in Cap't. James F. Moore's 5th Co., mustered in to Col. Bull's and Col. Walter Stewart's Reg't. at Red Bank on 5/1/1777. Participated in Battles of Brandywine & Germantown. Following the war, he moved to the Long farm, near Coleman, Quemahoning Twp. (then Stonycreek Twp., Bedford Co.) in 1782, died there in 1811. Bur. family plot on the Barnhart farm on the Stoystown-Friedens Road. Joseph Miller emig Ship Barclay 14 Sep 1754 Rotterdam-->Phila with (at least) his 2 sons, Joseph "Yost" & Jeremiah. Both sons fought Rev War. Jeremiah & his wife, Betty, were captured at the battle of Brandywine. Jeremiah lived Lavansville. Yost lived Quemahoning. He located in Calico Twp, Lancaster Co., PA which was organized in May 1729 & was formerly a part of Chester Co., 1 of the 3 original Co.s of the Province of PA, established in 1682.
Ship info Joseph Miller arrived on:
From: Pennsylvania German Pioneers (Strassburger):
Sir
Having agreeable to Orders Visited the Ship Nancy, Cap. Ewen, Master, & the Ship Barclay, Capt. Brown, Master, freighted with Palatines from Roterdam & find them in such condition respecting Health, as there is no Objection to their being admitted to enter the Port.
Philadia Septr 14th 1754 Tho. Graeme.
To His Honour the Governor. Th. Bond
[Endorsed:]
Doctors Certificate relating to the Ships Nancy & Barclay. 14th Sept. 1754.
[List 216A] List of Mens Names & Ages imported in the Ship Barclay, Capt. John Brown, from Rotrerdam, Philia 14 Septr 1754.
Joseph Miller
Foreigners imported in the Ship Barclay, Capt. John Brown, from Rotrerdam. Qual. 14th Septr 1754. No. 110. Stedman
[List 216 B] Foreigners Imported in the Ship Barclay, Capn John Brown, from Rotterdam & last from Cowes, took the Oaths & Declarations to the Government, on Sat the 14th Septr 1754.
Joseph (X) Miller
[List 216 C] At the Courthouse at Philadelphia, on Saturday, the 14th September, 1754.
Present: Charles Willing, Esquire, Mayor.The Foreigners whose Names are underwritten, Imported in the Ship Barclay, Captn John Brown, from Rotterdam, but last from Cowes, did this day take the usual Oaths & Declarations to the Government. 100 Present. 250 Foreigners from Alsace & Lorrain.
Joseph (X) Miller
Septr 14, 1754
Sir
According to Directions we have carefully examined the State of Health of the Mariners & Passengers on board the Ship Barclay, Capt Brown, from Roterdam & found Six ill of Fevers which we think ought to be taken out of this Ship, we do [not] apprehend these Fevers to be of an infectious Nature & therefore think the People may be admitted to land in the City without Risque to the Inhabitants.
To his Honour Tho. Graeme
the Governour Th. Bond
[Endorsed:[
Doctors Report of the Ship Barclay, Captn Brown, Sep 14 1754.

[NI012355] Joseph Miller emig Ship Barclay 14 Sep 1754 Rotterdam-->Phila with (at least) his 2 sons, Joseph "Yost" & Jeremiah. Both sons fought Rev War. Jeremiah & his wife, Betty, were captured at the battle of Brandywine. Jeremiah lived Lavansville. Yost lived Quemahoning.

[NI012356] 1870 Census Stoney Creek Twp., Somerset Co., PA Enumerated on 23 Aug 1870 by Christian Streng
6 178 184 Miller Jacob P. 30 M W Cooper 500 400 PA
7 178 184 Miller Mary 27 F W Keeping house PA
8 178 184 Miller Maggie 7 F W PA
9 178 184 Miller Araminda 5 F W PA
10 178 184 Miller Jane 3 F W PA

[NI012358] 1850 Census Stoneycreek Twp., Somerset Co., PA
257 179 MILLER Peter C. 42 M Farmer PA
257 179 MILLER Rebecca 36 F PA
257 179 MILLER Caroline 16 F PA
257 179 MILLER Susanna 13 F PA
257 179 MILLER Jacob 11 M PA
257 179 MILLER Joseph L. 8 M PA
257 179 MILLER Sarah 5 F PA
257 179 MILLER Perry U. 2 M PA
1870 Census Brothersvalley Twp., Somerset Co., PA 23 Jun 1870 Jno. Hicks
31 30 31 Miller Peter C. 62 M W Stone Mason 250 PA.
Rebecca 56 F W Keeping House PA
Susan 33 F W Domestic Servant PA
William H. 20 M W Farm Laborer PA
Simon P. 17 M W Farm Laborer PA
Rebecca 14 F W PA
Phebe 12 F W PA

[NI012360] The founder of the numerous family of which Irvin E. Miller & Edward H. Miller, both of Berlin, are representatives, was Christian Miller, who was b. Germany whence he emigrated to the US, settling in Somerset co. on a farm which has never since been out of the Miller family. He was a Whig & a memb. of Mennonite ch. Christian Miller m Suan Musser, & after her death, at the early age of 28, took for his 2nd wife Elizabeth Ross. By these m.s he became the father of the following chldn: Tobias, Peter, & 5 dau.s, who m., respectively, Christian Baer, Henry Stuzman, William Levitt, Samuel Rhoads, & George Geisel, who was killed at the battle of Fredericksburg. Christian Miller, the father, d. 1865.
1850 Census Stoneycreek Twp., Somerset Co., PA
257 181 MILLER Christian 71 M Farmer PA
257 181 MILLER Elisabeth 65 F PA
257 181 MILLER Rachel 18 F PA

[NI012368] 1850 Census Stoneycreek Twp., Somerset Co., PA
60 201 SHANK Martin 56 M Farmer PA
60 201 SHANK Catharine 50 F PA
60 201 SHANK William 21 M Farmer PA
60 201 SHANK Rachel 18 F PA
60 201 SHANK Lena 16 F PA
60 201 SHANK Jefferson 14 M PA
60 201 SHANK Leah 12 F PA
60 201 SHANK Martin 10 M PA
1870 Census Stoney Creek Twp., Somerset Co., PA Enumerated on 24 Aug 1870 by Christian Streng
24 188 194 Shank Martin 78 M W Ret. Farmer 1,000 Maryland
25 188 194 Shank Catharine 72 F W Keeping house PA

[NI012372] Reportedly emigrated from England or Scotland.

[NI012373]

[NI012374] Pennsylvania 1910 Census Miracode Index
George Britan Coleman State: PA Enumeration District: 0141 Color: W Age: 46 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0122 County: Somerset Relation: Husband ImageNum: 00760650 Other Residents:
Wife Margret 40, PA
Daughter Nettie 19, PA
Daughter Evelyn 12, PA
Son Eugene 06, PA

[NI012379] Reportedly a Civil War vet (hence the name of his son, George Brinton McClellan Coleman)
PA 1910 Census Miracode Index
David Coleman State: PA Dist: 8141 Color: W Age: 73 B-Pl: PA Visit: 0200 Co: Somerset Relation: Husb ImageNum: 00760575 Other Residents:
Wife Nanay E 67, PA
Dau Orpha 47, PA

[NI012383] Pennsylvania 1910 Census Miracode Index
Harry A Coleman State: PA Enumeration District: 0141 Color: W Age: 38 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0121 County: Somerset Relation: Husband ImageNum: 00760670 Other Residents:
Wife Ida 38, PA
Son Oscar B 05, PA
Daughter Ethel I 03, PA

[NI012395] 1850 Census Jenner Twp., Somerset Co., PA 31 Aug 1850 by John J Schell
3 51 53 Coleman William 48 M W Farmer 3,000 PA
4 51 53 Coleman Sarah 35 F W PA
5 51 53 Coleman Levi 19 M W Farmer PA
6 51 53 Coleman Lydia 16 F W PA
7 51 53 Coleman David 14 M W PA
8 51 53 Coleman Elisabeth 6 F W PA
9 51 53 Coleman Edmund 3 M W PA

[NI012403] 1850 Census Somerset Twp., Somerset Co., PA 9 Oct 1850 by J. J. Schell
5 327 338 Spangler John 57 MFarmer 4,000 PA .
Spangler Catharine 45 F.PA
Spangler Sophia 16 F.PA
Spangler Mary 13 F.PA
Spangler Eli 10 M.PA
Spangler John 8 M.PA
Spangler Maria 6 F.PA .
Kessler Joseph 18 MLaborerPA
Will Samuel 1 M.PA
1860 Census Quemahoning Twp., Somerset Co., PA 6 Jun 1860 by Josiah H. Zimmerman
109 119 SPANGLER Catharine 56 F 300 PA
John Spangler 18 M Day Laborer PA

[NI012409] 1850 Census Stoneycreek Twp., Somerset Co., PA
260 206 ZIGLER John 39 M Farmer PA
260 206 ZIGLER Hannah 38 F PA
260 206 ZIGLER Agnes 11 F PA
260 206 KELLAR Levi 29 M Laborer PA
260 206 ROSS Michael 84 M Farmer PA

[NI012410] 1850 Census Stoneycreek Twp., Somerset Co., PA
261 207 KELLAR Jemima 29 F PA
261 207 KELLAR Hannah 7 F PA
261 207 KELLAR Elisabeth 6 F PA
261 207 KELLAR John 4 M PA
261 207 KELLAR Caroline 10/12 F PA

[NI012413] John Ross reportedly served in the Revolutionary War as a Lt. Colonel from Burlington Co., N.J. His father (name unknown) reportedly emigrated from Scotland and is reportedly a descendant of the Earl of Bruce. John Ross was given 400A. in N.J. for his services in the Rev. War, and moved to Somerset Co., Pa. in 1789.

[NI012416] Stonycreek Twp. Somerset Co. Pa. enumerated in 1800 census both he and wife, Elizabeth in age group 26 to 45; 3 ch.
JOHNATHAN CABLE, B. 1761, d. 1801. M. Elizabeth "Betsy" RODGERS. His Residence Stonycreek Twp. Somerset Co. PA Will #8. Somerset 1801 Adm. Abraham Cable & Bondsmen John WELLS & Jacob SCHNEIDER; petition of widow to Court names her 4 minor chldn; William ANDERSON guardian.

[NI012471] PA 1910 Census Miracode Index
Thomas K Gahagan State: PA Enumeration Dist.: 0137 Color: W Age: 26 B-Place: PA Visit: 0511 Co.: Cambria, Johnstown, Relation: Husb.Image #: 01540698 Other Resid.s:
Wife Bertha M 25, PA
Son Thomas G 03, OH
Son Stanley V 02, PA

[NI012473] 1870 census Shade Twp., Somerset Co., PA 6 Jul 1870 by Hiram J. Boytz
35 120 122 Koontz John 31 M W farmer 4,000 500 Pa
Koontz Rachel 22 F W wife Pa
Koontz Susannah 3 F W Pa
Koontz Holda 6/12 F W Pa Dec
1880 Census Shade Twp., Somerset Co., PA O.W.Williamson Pg 13, 12 Jun 1880
436A 31 113 118 Koontz John W M 41 Farmer 12 PA PA PA
Koontz Rachel W F 32 Wife Keeping house 12 PA PA PA
Koontz Hulda W F 11 Dau PA PA PA
Koontz Eva W F 8 Dau PA PA PA
Koontz Roda W F 5 Dau PA PA PA
Koontz Harry W M 3 Son PA PA PA
Koontz Lizzie W F 2 Dau PA PA PA
1890 Vet census Shade Twp., Somerset Co., PA Jun 1890 by: M.D. Reel
11 40 40 John Koontz Pvt B 5* Pa Vol 17 Sep 1861 17 Sep 1864 3 x x Reitz, Pa
1900 census Shade Twp., Somerset Co., PA 20 Jun 1900 by Willis L. Powell
137B 96 116 183 Koontz John Head W M Mar 1839 61 M 34 PA PA PA Farmer 0 Yes Yes Yes
Koontz Rachael Wife W F Sept 1848 51 M 34 11 8 PA PA PA Yes Yes Yes
Koontz Samuel Mc. Son W M Feb 1883 17 S PA PA PA Farm Laborer 0 3 Yes Yes Yes
Koontz Paul Son W M July 1885 14 S PA PA PA Farm Laborer 0 3 Yes Yes Yes
Koontz William Son W M 1888 12 S PA PA PA Farm Laborer 0 Yes Yes Yes
Koontz Houseman Son W M Mar 1891 9 S PA PA PA
In the name of God Amen. I, John Koontz of Shade Twp Somerset Co PA being sick & weak in body but of sound mind, memory & understanding, praised be God for it considering the certainty of death & the uncertainty of the time therefore & to the End I may be the better Prepaired to leave this world whenever it shall please Gods call to me Hence - Do therefore make & declare this my last will & testament in manner following that is to say 1st & Princefially I comand my soul into the hands of Almighty God, My Creator, & my desire is to be Buried in decency & that a monument be placed at My Grave for me & my wife in proper manner to cost $100. & that all my debts & funeral expense be pd as soon after my decease as conveniently may be & also after my death all may personal property, realestate & moneys is left in the care of my beloved wife Rachel Koontz, as long as she remains my legal widow. And after the death of my widow the personal property, real estate & moneys is to be divided equally among my chldn Except the boys who leave home before they are 21 yrs old. Any of the boys that do not remain until they are 21 yrs ild shall forfeit $100. for ea yr. I the said testator, John Koontz have to this my last will & testament, sert my Hand & Seal the 6th day of May 1901. John Koontz (Seal) Signed Sealed Published & Declared by the above named John Koontz to be his last will & testament in the presence of us who at his request & in his presence have subscribed our names as witness thereunto. C. R. Bittner, MD (Seal), Levi Konntz (Deal), B. F. Lambert (Seal)

[NI012487] Reportedly moved to Ohio

[NI012563] 1850 census Shade Twp., Somerset Co., PA Enumerator John J. Schell
229-197 Spangler, Henry 55 M Farmer PA
Sarah 38 F PA
Gabriel 17 M Farmer PA
Rosanna 15 F PA
Caroline 13 F PA
Lydia 12 F PA
Edward 9 M PA
Anne 7 F PA
Barbara 5 F PA
Solomon 3 M PA
Elisabeth 10m F PA
Summers, Joshua 16 M Laborer PA

[NI012565] 1850 Census Stoneycreek Twp., Somerset Co., PA
263 214 SPANGLER Samuel 45 M Farmer PA
263 214 SPANGLER Mary 40 F PA
263 214 SPANGLER Aaron 22 M Farmer PA
263 214 SPANGLER Elisabeth 19 F PA
263 214 SPANGLER Harriet 17 F PA
263 214 SPANGLER Joseph 14 M . PA
263 214 SPANGLER Jonathan 9 M PA
PA 1910 Census Miracode Index
E Samuel Spangler Age: 74 State: PA Color: W Dist: 0156 B Pl: PA Visit: 0068 Co.: Somerset Relation: Head of Household Other Residents:
Wife Mary E 67, PA

[NI012573] Married twice, Elizabeth was first. Moved to Ohio sometime after 1832 and
he settled in Wayne Co. near Wooster, and in about 1845 moved to Seneca
County. He had nine Children, all from his first wife.

[NI012583] 1850 census Shade Twp., Somerset Co., PA John J. Schell
230-208 Spangler, Joseph 24 M Farmer PA
Elisabeth 22 F PA
Penrod, David 10 M PA
1870 census Shade Twp., Somerset Co., PA 29 Jun 1870 Hiram J. Boytz
33 34 35 Spengler Joseph 47 M W farmer 3,000 800 Pa
Spengler Elisabeth 42 F W wife Pa
Spengler Henrietta 17 F W at home Pa
Spengler Ellen 15 F W at home Pa
Spengler Franklin 12 M W at home Pa
Spengler Ida 10 F W at home Pa
Spengler Jean I 6 F W at home Pa Name possibly Jean T.
Spengler Alesa 6 F W at home Pa

[NI012586] Jeremiah Miller & his wife, Betty fought side by side in the battle of Brandywine. She was the only woman to do so. Their momument is in the Samuels Luth. Ch. Cem. "Served in the Rev. War. Both Jeremiah & his wife Betty were capture at the battle of Brandywine & both escaped from the British at Brunswick." Miller, Jeremiah; Lancaster Co., PA Location: Manheim Town Page #: 140 Census Year: 1790

[NI012588] Trib 1939 Mrs. Annie (VICKROY) GIVEN, 78, d. home of her son-in-law & dau., Mr. & Mrs. C.A. HEMING, 141 Rodgers Ave., Walnut Grove, 9 pm last night. w/o Daniel M. GIVEN. b. Benshoff Hill Apr 8 1860, d/o Adam & Susan [Susannah] (BERKEY) VICKROY. mother of 15 chldn, survive-Mrs. Ashfield HEMING, at whose home she d.; Mrs. Sara May PHILLIPS-FAIR, 316 Vive St.; Mrs. Thomas HAMMOND, 438 Wood St.; & Charles GIVEN, 141 Rodgers Ave. 2 sis.s, Mrs. Sara STUTZMAN, Bedford St., & Mrs. Mary RODDY, Bellwood, PA, bro.s, Jacob VICKROY & Solomon VICKROY, both 438 Wood St. 12 gchldn 4 ggchldn. The remains will be taken to the home Mr. & Mrs. HEMING, to remain until 12 noon Sat, when they will be removed to the 1st U.B. Ch., Vine St., where they will be viewed until 2:30, the hour of services. Rev. C.W. Winey, will conduct the service. Bur. Grandview Cem., directed by John Henderson Co. Pallbearers will be 6 gsons, Richard, Percy, & Leo Leroy HEMING; Merle, William & Mollgwin PHILLIPS. Funeral services for Mrs. Annie (VICKROY) GIVEN, d. last Wed at the home of her son-in-law & dau., Mr & Mrs C.A. Heming, 141 Rodger Ave, Walnut Grove were held 2:30pm Sat, 1st U.B. Ch. Rev. C.W. Winey. Bur. Grandview Cem. by John Henderson Co., morticians. Relatives & friends from out of town attending the obsequies were Mrs. Syndey Roddy & daughter Ethyl, Bellwood, PA; Mrs. Marie Icecrupe, Seward; Mrs. E. Jones, Ebensburg; Mrs. George Burgoon, Dean Post Office, Cambria Co.; Mrs. Alvin Chirdon & Clayton Shirdon, Ashville; Mr & Mrs H. Phillips, Windber & Mrs. Mollie Roddy, New Florence.

[NI012590] Jacob J., 2nd s/o Joseph, Jr., b on the farm first settled by his father at Stony Creek twp, near Coleman's station, Apr 18, 1812. m Miss Isabella, d/o Jacob Maurrer, in Jan 1839. 1 son & 2 dau.s were born to them: William H., Ann Eliza & Sarah E. He d Jun 1883. (Source: The History of Bedford, Somerset, & Fulton Co.s, PA, 1884, Waterman, Watkins & Co.)
1850 Census Quemahoning Twp., Somerset Co., PA 1860 Census Quemahoning Twp., Somerset Co., PA 6 Jun 1860 by Josiah H. Zimmerman
117 130 MILLER Jacob J. 48 M Farmer 7000 1900 PA
Isabella 39 F PA
Eliza 20 F PA.
Henry 13 M PA.
Sarah E. 10 F PA
10 Oct 1850 by J. J. Schell
41 44 MILLER Jacob 38 M Farmer 3000 PA
Isabella 30 F PA
Eliza 10 F PA
Henry[?] 3 M PA
Ellen [?] 7/12 F PA
John 65 M Laborer PA

[NI012591] 1850 Census Quemahoning Twp., Somerset Co., PA 10 Oct 1850 by J. J. Schell
43 MILLER Valentine 35 M Farmer 2000 PA
Rosanna 30 F PA
Charles 9 M PA
Isaac 7 M PA
Joseph 3 M PA
Hiram 1 M PA
SPANGLER Elisabeth 22 F PA
MASON William 21 M Teacher PA
1860 Census Quemahoning Twp., Somerset Co., PA 6 Jun 1860 by Josiah H. Zimmerman
119 132 MILLER Valentine J. 48 M Farmer 14000 2000 PA
Rosann 40 F PA
Charles 19 M PA.
Isaac 17 M PA.
Joseph 13 M PA.
Hiram 11 M PA.
Sarah 9 F PA.
Simon 7 M PA.
Jemima 5 F PA
Anny? 2 F PA

[NI012638] PA 1910 Census Miracode Index
Pierce Hemminger State: PA Enumeration Dist.: 0144 Color: W Age: 29 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0127 Co.: Somerset Relation: Husb. ImageNum: 02050488 Other Residents:
Wife Ada C 35, PA
dau. Ruth R NR, PA
NR Stella M Faidley N9, PA
1 non-relative

[NI012659] 1850 Federal Census Greenville Twp. Somerset Co., PA
599-78 Brown Peter 23 M Farmer PA
Susan 20 F PA
Daniel 7/12 M PA
1870 census Greenville Twp., Somerset Co., PA Enumerated on 5 Aug 1870 by John H. Lepley
16 62 57 Brown Peter 45 M W Farmer Pennsylvania
17 62 57 Brown John 10 M W Pennsylvania
18 62 57 Brown David 20 M W Works on Farm Pennsylvania
19 62 57 Brown Francis 09 M W Pennsylvania
20 62 57 Brown Peter 05 M W Pennsylvania
21 62 57 Brown Henrietta 9/12 F W Pennsylvania . . November
22 62 57 Brown Lydia 44 F W Pennsylvania
23 62 57 Saylor Sarah 14 F W Pennsylvania

[NI012667] 1850 census Shade Twp., Somerset Co., PA by John J. Schell
220-140 Fry John 54 M Farmer PA
Jeremiah 20 M PA
Caroline 18 F PA
Chauncey F. 16 M Farmer PA
Lohr, Eliza 19 F PA
1860 Census Quemahoning Twp., Somerset Co., PA 5 Jun 1860 by Josiah H. Zimmerman
77 85 FRY John H. 68 M Farmer 1000 2370 PA
Chauncey 24 M Farm Laborer PA
Sarah WONDERLAN 36 F PA
Allice C. 8 F PA.
Mary 6 F PA

[NI012668] Lived to 103 yrs. old

[NI012671] The Wolfourds & Rogers were in Barbados at the same time in 1600's (exiles from England during Cromwells reign). DAVID RODGERS came to Shade twp in 1820 from Scotland & settled on a tract of land lying on west side of Huskin's Run, south of its junction with Shade Creek. He took an active interest in education & was 1st man in twp to agitate for free public schools. He did much to promote acceptance of "Free School Law" passed by Gen Assembly of commonwealth in 1834, & establishment of free schools in dist in 1837. He was memb of twp board for 29 yrs. He reared lg family. Lived to 98 yrs. of age.
1850 census Shade Twp., Somerset Co., PA John J. Schell
219-135 Rodgers, David 50 M Farmer Scotland
Susan 48 F PA
James 20 M Farmer PA
Agnes 18 F PA
William 15 M Laborer PA
Elisabeth 11 F PA
David 8 M PA
Franklin 7 M PA
Ellmore 1 F PA
Hall, George 35 M Cotton Spinner Scotland
1870 census Shade Twp., Somerset Co., PA 8 Jul 1870 by Hiram J. Boytz
39 168 169 Rodgers David 70 M W retired farmer 1,300 Scottland
40 168 169 Sell Sarah 37 F W Pa
1880 Federal Census Shade Twp., Somerset Co., PA O.W.Williamson Pg 21, 21 Jun 1880
440A 11 183 193 Roger David W M 79 Farmer Scotland Scotland Scotland
440A 12 183 193 Roger Susan W F 70 Wife Keeping house PA PA PA

[NI012673] John Stotler, under the watchful eyes of his father, Casper Stotler, received his education & training to become 1 of the foremost business & civic leaders of this community during the 1st half of the nineteenth century. John began his business career at the early age of 15 yrs by operating a supply store for his father located along the Forbes Road near the old Stoy place. Several yrs later, near the same place, John operated the 1st tavern in Shade Twp. In time his tavern became a noted place along the new road called the PA Road. Stotler was the proud owner of more than 800 acres of land in the twp. In the election of 1820, John Stotler was chosen a member of the General Assembly of the commonwealth, serving in that capacity for several terms. Mr. Stotler was a very active leader in the activities of the Shade Lutheran Ch., the first Ch. built in Shade Twp. John Stotler & his wife, Catherine, are interred in the Stotler Cem.

[NI012675] To the Honorable the Judges of the Orphans Court of Somerset Co., PA The petition of Joseph O. Lambert, oldest son & heir at law of George Lambert of G late of Shade Twp. Somerset Co., PA, deceased honoraby showeth. That your petitioner said Father lately d intestate, leaving a widow, to wit Jane & issue 7 chdn, to wit: Hester w/o Samuel Callahan, Joseph your petitioner, Lewis, Samuel, Jane, Charles & William, the 5 last named are still in their minority & without guardians, & that the intestate d seiged in his demise as of for & in as the following real estate to wit: No 1. A certain ? & tract of land situate in Shade Twp. aforesaid, adjoining lands of William Miller, George H. Lambert, Alexander McGreger, Anthony Wechtenheiser & Mary Lambert, containing 184 acres & allowance - deed No. 2. A tract of land adjoining Lewis Whsker, John Rhoads & Mary Lambert containing 25 acres & allowance, Situate in the same Twp., with the Appentances. Your petitioner therefore Mays your honors to ? an inquest, to make Partition of the premises aforesaid, to and among the chldn & representations of the said intestate, in such manner and in such proporions, as by the law of this commonwealth is directs, if such partition can e made without Injustice to or spoiling the whole. But if each partition cannot be made therof, as aforesaid, there to value & appraise the same, & make report of their proceedings herein according to law. And he will pray Ye, Josiah O. Lambert
1850 census Shade Twp., Somerset Co., PA John J. Schell
206-43 Lambert, George 50 M Farmer PA
Jane 27 F PA
Esther 10 F PA
Josiah 7 M PA
Lewis 5 M PA
Samuel 2 M PA

[NI012680] came from Germany & founded the family York Co., PA.His w. is named Mary (__), she is listed in his will #8. Somerset Co. dated 7 Nov 1796, Probated Jun 7 1798. Residence Milford Twp. Bequeaths to his w. Mary, 100 pounds lawful money of PA., to be paid out of the estate 3 yrs after his death, also house & all clear land, 1 cow, small heifer, household furniture, iron pots, kettle, frying pan, pewter, pot racks, sufficent fire wood, stable room for cow & heifer, provide 15 bu. of wheat & 5 bu. of rye yrly as long as she lives, all to be performed by son Abraham Cable on clear land mentioned, also chest, bed & bedding, 2 best cags in the house, all the shingle nails, at wifes death, the land is to go to son Abraham, & his heirs forever. The plantation on which he lives willed to his son Abraham. Also the wagon, gears, cross cut saw, farming untensils, his wearing apparel. Abraham is to pay all remaining pymnts on said land to Adam Keefer, he is to pay 25 shillings per ac. after deducting 100 pounds as his share of legacy the rest of the money to be equally divided among the rest of chldn, namely, RACHAEL; ELIZABETH w/o George Hopple; SARAH; SUSANNA; ROSANNA; MARY dau.s to be pd at the end of 7 yrs after his death, the remaining goods to be equally divided the dau.s, except a horse which he gives to Abraham,to the chldn of his dau. Hannah, deceased, w/o Daniel Bower, he bequeaths an equal share with the rest of dau.s, w. & son Abraham appointed executors witnesses Jacob Heckler, Nicholas Baron & David Jones Inventory $731.80. Balance in hands to be divided $656.83. He was Capt. in Rev. War, Commissioned 5 Apr 1778, 6th Co., 1st Batt., York Co. Militia.

[NI012682] Trib dated Mar 8 1922. (Article included a picture of John Cable,) FUNERAL 0N FRI. John Cable, Sr. aged 79 yrs, who serv. in 133d Reg. & 21st PA Cav. during Civil War, d. at noon yest., at home of son-in-law & dau., Mr. & Mrs. Ernest Zilch, 1039 Franklin St. His wife, Maria (Callihan) Cable, d. here 3 wks ago & was bur. from Zilch home. Funeral serv.s for John Cable will be 2 pm Fri. Rev. W.M. Peffer, pastor of Trinity Evan. Ch., bur. Sandyvale Cem. 6 gsons will act as pallbearers. They are Robert, John & Ernest Zilch, Bert Miller & Washington & Howard Cable, who also acted as pallbearers for their gmother last mo. Mr. Cable & Ms Maria Callihan, sis. of Ebenezer Callihan, were m. Johnstown by Rev. W.B. Dick, pastor of 1st U. B. Ch., Dec 1868. They celebrated their golden wedding ann. in Johnstown in winter of 1918. John Cable serv. 2 enlistments in Johnstown co.s during Civil War. His 1st was Co. D, 133d Reg., P.V.I., under Capt. Charles Butland, & 2nd as a Corp. in Troop F, 21st PA Cav., under Capt. Richard Ryckman.

[NI012693] Obit Notice Trib-Demo Dec 28 1953 Cable, Albert, Sr., 64, 37 Baumer St., d. 8:20 pm Dec 26 1953 Mem. Hosp. b. Lockport, Westmoreland Co., May 14 1889, s/o John & Marie (Callahan) Cable. Preceded in death by wife, Anna (Backes) Cable, d. Jun 1950. Survived by chldn: Mrs. Grace Dickert, 355 Prosser St.; Mrs. Almeda Fondelier, 167 Sell St.; & Albert Jr., 606 Murdock St.; bro., Charles, Ligonier; 5 gchldn, 3 ggchldn. Pensioner of City Fire Dept since Mar. Memb. Jr. OUAM Council 85, & Trinity EUB Ch. Friends received Geisel Funeral Home, Dale, serv. 2 pm Tue. by Rev. Edward M. Wilson, bur. Grandview Cem.
Pennsylvania 1910 Census Miracode Index Albert Cable State: PA Dist: 0132 Color: W Age: 20 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0240 County: Cambria Relation: Husband ImageNum: 00630928 Other Residents:
Wife Annie 19, PA
Son Joseph 02, PA
Daughter Grace NR, PA

[NI012702] daughter of Philip, Robinson Pa. burial German Luth.Cem. near Route #259 W. Wheatfield Twp. 3 miles east of Robinson, north side Conemaugh River. Johnson, Pa.

[NI012711] [Finished.FTW]

resided in Pittsburgh, PA

[NI012712] Albert Cable, s/o Benjamin Cable, b West Wheatfield Twp., & there spent all his life, being engaged in farming & taking a prominent part in political matters. A Rep., he serv. as Twp. auditor for many yrs, & he was a memb. of the Meth. Ep. Ch. He was laid to rest in the Luth. cem. He m. Lizzie Walbeck, who survives him & resides on the homestead, which she is cultivating with the help of her sons. Mr. & Mrs. Cable had the following chldn: Frank Levi; Ada, m. Charles Robinson, Robinson, PA.; Lydia m. Elmer Robinson, West Wheatfield Twp.; Ocea, d. 7 yrs; Scott John, unmarried & lives with his mother on the homestead; Susie, m. Charles Robertson, Lockport, PA.; Emma, m. Fred Robertson, Latrobe, PA.; & Jacob, unmarried & assisting his mother & brother in conducting the old home place.

[NI012714] Thu, Eve Aug 16, 1923 Johnstown Trib BENJAMIN CABLE FATALLY HURT BY FALL FROM WAGON Was Thrown Across a Fence While Returning from Robinson Hay Field. Benjamin Cable, Robinson, Indiana Co, opposite Bolivar, d. last eve at Mem. Hosp. as the result of an accident he met with on the Robinson farm in Westmoreland Co. on Mon eve when he was thrown from a wagon while returning from a hay field to the Robinson barn. The wagon on which he was riding upset & he landed on his back across a fence, injuring his spine so severely that death resulted at the local hosp. early last eve. Mr. Cable was 61 yrs of age & was an employee of the Garfield Fire Clay Co., Robinson. The body was turned over to the John Henderson Co. & later to Undertaker John Vann, the latter of Bolivar. It was removed to the Cable-Burkett home in Bolivar this pm, the funeral arrangements to be announced later. The deceased is survived by several sons & dau.s. His wife, who has been dead for some time, was a sister of Rev. Scott E. Winebrenner, at one time a memb. of Pittsburgh Conference of the Meth. Episc. Ch., now of State of CA. Benjamin Cable was a memb. of Meth. Episc. Ch., Bolivar, whose pastor, Rev. R. Groves, will conduct the serv., probably on Sat.

[NI012720] James I Brett State: PA Enumeration District: 0096 Color: W Age: 46 Birth Place: Ireland Visit: 0086 County: Indiana Relation: Husband ImageNum: 00510215 Other Residents:
Wife Lizzie J 42, PA
Son Thomas B 19, PA
Daughter Lilly 17, PA
Son Albert C 15, PA
Son James H 13, PA
Son George R 11, PA
Daughter Bessie M 08, PA
Daughter Minnie C 06, PA
Son John S NR, PA


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