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[NI038707] 1850 York Twp, Van Wert Co, OH Household #729:
Catharine, 60, f, PA, farmer
Mary Ann, 32, f, OH

[NI038710] 1850 Census Cumberland Valley Twp, Bedford, PA Sep 11 Thos Hughes
13 66 67 Snowden Abraham 40 M Wagon maker 400 Pa
Snowden Mary A. 40 F Pa
Snowden Susan 15 F Pa
Snowden Mary A. 13 F Pa
Snowden Barbara E. 12 F Pa
Snowden John 8 M Pa
Snowden Adam 7 M Pa
Snowden Sarah C. 4 F Pa
Snowden Henry F. 1 M Pa

[NI038711] CENSUS 1850 PA Bedford Boro Reel No: M432-751 PG No: 10B Aug 1 Thos Hughes
16 137 154 Deifabaugh Henry 30 M . Tanner Pa
Deifabaugh Mary 27 F Pa
Deifabaugh William 7 M Pa
Deifabaugh Mary C. 4 F Pa
Deifabaugh John H. 2 M Pa
Deifabaugh Nancy J 6/12 F Pa
1860 Census Pg 2 Bedford Boro, Bedford Co., PA
Henry Defibaugh, age 44, occupation Tanner
Mary, age 38
William, age 16
Catharine, age 14
John H. , age 12
Nancy J., age 10
Lavinia, age 7
Samuel B., age 5
Ellen N., age 3
Daniel H., age 8 mos
1870 Census Pg 342 Bedford, Bedford Co., PA
Henry Defibaugh, age 57, day laborer, real estate $2,000 & personal property $1,000, b PA
Mary, 48, b PA
Mary Catherine, age 23 PA
John Henry, age 21 PA
Nancy Jane, age 19 PA
Lavinia, age 17 PA
Samuel Blake, age 15 PA
Ellenora, age 14 PA
Daniel Howard, age 10 PA
1880 Census pg 15 of 212th E.D. Bedford West Ward, Bedford Co., PA
Harry Defibaugh, age 67, Brickmaker
Mary, age 58
Samuel, age 26
Levinia, age 25
Ella, age 24
Howard, age 20 works with his father at brickyard. Their neighbors are the Smouse family.

[NI038714] From National Archives - A letter from George to his bro Henry "Wheeling WV May 15th. Dear Bro your kind & welcom letter of the 2 ints cam to hand yeastardy & i was glad to hare frame you & your famaly & to hare that thay was all well but yourself & I am sorry to hare that your heart is so bad But you & I have seen hour best days. hour health has failed & we must soon pass off & give hour place to some body ealce well Henry I am a little better than when I rote to you last but I cant walk with out a cain to study my self with. My family is all well & doing well so far as I know. I have not hard from James since the 17th of Apr he is south of Richman abt 60 mis if he is livin yeat. they went to cut the teensee rail road in connection with Richman to cut off their supplies and reinforcements. We have had some fifty to sixty thousand killed and wounded in the last 2 days. you and I will be veary looky if we ever see our sons again. thay stand a hundred chances to git kiled whare thay have one to esscape. this war is a horable thing. Well Henry I understand you to say that Smith did not rite to you well he told me that he would rite me next day when I rote to you the Last Letter before this. I have not seen him since him and his wife Left in two days afterwads and I did understand that thay was at the Niagafalls that Marget had got a letter frame him I will try and find out as soon as I can and let you know I think that you farnished Mariam to fetch her home and if he did not send it back he is a mean scoundral for he had plenty of a money when he went away but I understand he did not pay any of his debts if he owes you let me know in your next letter and I will rite to him and let him know what I think of him. times is two hard for you to loose your hard arndt money by a trifalant man like him. I dont like a tall for his ways dont sate(?) me evary thing is veary hy hare we have had a veary wet and cold spring hare it has rain for the last seven days and is raining today all owers freinds is well as far as I know of hare. the Ohio river is veary hy at preasant and still a risin fast to day it is warm and pleasant to day to what it has been I will close my letter for this time give my love to all your family and all in gairening(?) freinds and reserve the same your self so good by G W Defibaugh to his brother Henry Defibaugh rite soon

[NI038728] 1850 Census W Providence Twp, Bedford Co, PA214/215
112/117 David JAMISON, 30, Farmer, $300, Pa.
Sophia, 33, Pa.
Melissa, 8, school
Benjamin, 7, school
James L., 5

[NI038734] 1850 Census W Providence Twp, Bedford Co, PA
158/164 William DEFIBAUGH, 35, Gun Smith, $500, Pa.
Elizabeth, 34, Pa.
David, 10, school
Laurence, 8, school
Wesley, 7, school
Mary, 5
Sophia A., 3
Milton, 1

[NI038736] 1850 Census W Providence Twp, Bedford Co, PA
156/162 "Hotel" William CHENOWETH, 43, Innkeeper, $9000, Va.
Lucinda, 36, Pa.
Mary, 16
Margaret OTTO, 22

[NI038737] 1850 Census W Providence Twp, Bedford Co, PA
157/163 David DEFIBAUGH, 34, Wagon Maker, $200, Pa.
Paulina, 26, Pa.
Harlin, 9, school
Emily R., 7, school
Watson, 4
Eli LONG [or Eli Long DEFIBAUGH?], 17, Wagon Maker
Joseph MONNAN, 30, England

[NI038738] 1850 Census Bedford Boro, Bedford Co, PA Aug 2 Thos Hughes
30 186 215 Defibaugh Ale ander 31 M Grocer Pa
Mandorff Mary 56 F 350 Germany
Defibaugh Elizabeth 30 F Pa
Defibaugh Wm. M. 3 M Pa

[NI038739] 1850 Census W Providence Twp, Bedford Co, PA
159/165 Daniel DEFIBAUGH, 30, Blacksmith, $6000, Pa.
Sophia, 28, Pa.
Lucinda, 5
Francis R., 3
Michael S., 6/12
William STICKLER, 19, Blacksmith
George SHARRER, 21, Blacksmith
Margaret AMICK, 14, school

[NI038740] 1850 Census Bedford Twp., Bedford Co., PA Taken Aug 7, Thos Hughes
9 29 31 Defibaugh Samuel 42 M Brick maker 1,200 Pa
Defibaugh Lavinia 27 F Md
Defibaugh Margaret 15 F Pa
Defibaugh Emily 11 F Pa
Defibaugh John W. 8 M Pa
Defibaugh Mary J. 6 F Pa
Defibaugh Sophia 5 F Pa
Defibaugh George W. 2 M Pa
Defibaugh Lucinda 10/12 F Pa

[NI038813] Enlisted at Bedford Pa on the 27th day of Aug. A.D. 1862 in Co."E" 138th Inf. Regiment Pa. Vols. Was killed in the Battle of the Wilderness, Va. on the 6th day of May A.D. 1864

[NI038863] Pennsylvania 1910 Census Miracode Index
John Defibaugh Age: 52 State: PA Color: W Enumeration District: 0018 Birth Place: Pennsylvania Visit: 0079 County: Bedford Relation: Head of Household Other Residents:
Wife Margaret 46, Pennsylvania
Son Harry 20, Pennsylvania
Son Joseph 19, Pennsylvania
Son George 16, Pennsylvania
Daughter Jennie 14, Pennsylvania

[NI038864] PA 1910 Census Miracode Index
William Defibaugh State: PA Enumeration District: 0018 Color: W Age: 47 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0083 Co.: Bedford Relation: Husband ImageNum: 00960785 Other Residents:
Wife Annie E 41, PA
Dau. Katherine 19, PA
Dau. Alice 17, PA
Son Elmer 12, PA
Son Homer 09, PA
Dau. Violet 07, PA

[NI038869] PA 1910 Census Miracode Index
Martin Deffibaugh State: PA Enumeration District: 0009 Color: W Age: 61 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0097 Co.: Bedford Relation: Husband ImageNum: 00960781 Other Residents:
Wife Eliza J 55, PA
Son Albert 27, PA

[NI038880] PA 1910 Census Miracode Index
William Defibaugh State: PA Enumeration District: 0210 Color: W Age: 46 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0062 Co.: Westmoreland, Vandergrift Relation: Husband ImageNum: 00960785 Other Residents:
Wife Amanda 43, PA
Son Robert L 24, PA
Dau. Philis 19, PA
Son Linton 13, PA
Dau. Mable 12, PA
2 non-relatives

[NI038883] PA 1910 Census Miracode Index
David Deffibaugh State: PA Enumeration District: 0012 Color: W Age: 70 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0329 Co.: Bedford Relation: Husband ImageNum: 00960773 Other Residents:
Wife Susan 66, PA
Son James 36, PA

[NI038891] PA 1910 Census Miracode Index
Milton Deffibaugh State: PA Enumeration District: 0023 Color: W Age: 61 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0046 Co.: Bedford Relation: Husband ImageNum: 00960782 Other Residents:
Wife Mary A 62, PA
Dau. Minnie B Jay 33, PA
gDau. Mary G 15, PA

[NI038897] William Watson Devore, highly respected citizen of Cumberland Valley Twp, d Mar 20 1928, Centerville, death being due to Acute Arthritis. He was b Colerain Twp, Nov 28 1851, s/o John H. & Mary (Morris) Devore. He was twice m, being m to Catherine Defibaugh in 1879 & in 1886 he m Sophia Weisel, both deceased. The following chldn survive; Elbert E. Devore (By 1st m) Mrs. Harry Shaffer, Wolfsburg, PA; Mrs. Rebecca Hershberger, Bedford, PA; Mrs. W.C. Nave, Cumberland Valley, PA; Mrs. John Hafer, Cumberland, MD. Also the following sis' & bros survive; Mrs. Margaret Ward, Clearville, PA; & 1 half sis Mrs. Mary Atwell, Baltimore, MD & John Devore, Johnstown, PA. Funeral serv St. Mark's Luth Ch, Thu afternoon, Mar 22. Bur St. Mark's cem.

[NI038913] PA 1910 Census Miracode Index
William M Deffibaugh State: PA Enumeration District: 0050 Color: W Age: 62 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0600 Co.: Blair, Altoona Relation: Husband ImageNum: 00960786 Other Residents:
Wife Eliza J 55, PA
Son Milton B 18, PA

[NI038920] Pennsylvania 1910 Census Miracode Index
Michael Defibaugh State: PA Enumeration District: 0134 Color: W Age: 60 Birth Place: Pennsylvania Visit: 0162 County: Westmoreland Relation: Husband ImageNum: 00960781 Other Residents:
Wife Ella 50, Ohio
Son-in-law Andrew J Zollinger 28, Pennsylvania
Daughter Alta 28, Pennsylvania
Grandson Harold 06, Pennsylvania
Grandson Michael 04, Pennsylvania
Granddaughter Ethel NR, Pennsylvania

[NI038927] Pennsylvania 1910 Census Miracode Index
Daniel B Defibaugh State: PA Enumeration District: 0143 Color: W Age: 50 Birth Place: Pennsylvania Visit: 0076 County: Westmoreland, Jeannette Relation: Husband ImageNum: 00960772 Other Residents:
Wife Mary M 52, Pennsylvania
Son Lester H 19, Pennsylvania

[NI038944] Pennsylvania 1910 Census Miracode Index
Oliver S Defibaugh State: PA Enumeration District: 0126 Color: W Age: 51 Birth Place: Pennsylvania Visit: 0214 County: Lancaster Relation: Husband ImageNum: 00960782 Other Residents:
Wife Margaret 41, Pennsylvania
Daughter Nina 17, Pennsylvania
Son Ira 12, Pennsylvania
Daughter Juliet 10, Pennsylvania
Daughter Irma 09, Pennsylvania

[NI038946] Pennsylvania 1910 Census Miracode Index
Edgar L Defibaugh State: PA Enumeration District: 0034 Color: W Age: 49 Birth Place: Pennsylvania Visit: 0317 County: Blair, Altoona Relation: Husband ImageNum: 00960773 Other Residents:
Wife Srah E 48, Pennsylvania
Son Samuel H 19, Pennsylvania

[NI038970] The 1870 census has Simon living with his parents, Henry and Hannah SMITH in South Woodbury Twp., Bedford Co.,PA
1900 Census for Caroline Co. MD. lists Simon C. SMITH living in the town of Ridgely in the 7th District. Simon's occupation is as a day laborer, who rents a home. He can read and write, as can his wife. His 3 oldest unmarried daug.s at home are seamstresses. Also living with the couple is their son-in-law Coster RYLOTT, his wife Mary E. and their daug. Nella (Nellie).
This record is in Caroline Co., E. D. 9 Sheet 1, State of MD. The PA Soundex for 1880 lists Simon SMITH in Bedford Co., Woodbury Middle (South) Twp. The age as 28 years, occupation farmer, born in PA, as were his parents. The wife's name is listed as Nannie, age 28, born in PA as well as parents. The children are Harry,age 7,Clarenee, a daug. age 5, George, age 3, Mary age 2, and Sue, age 1. There appears to be a discrepancy in that Clarenee should have been Clarence, a son. This record is located in Bedford Co., E. D. 239 Page 8 Line 28 of Woodbury Middle Twp., PA

[NI038976] The death certificate lists the cause of death as a "Fracture Skull & crushed chest - as result of being struck by train - accidently. Clarences occupation was as a Street Commissioner for the Boro of Kopple. I wonder if he was killed on the job ?

[NI039050] 1870 Census Stoney Creek Twp., Somerset Co., PA 20 Aug Christian Streng
16 87 91 Yoder Tobias 38 M W Laborer 200 PA
Yoder Mary 36 F W Keeping house PA
Yoder Jacob 14 M W PA
Yoder Elizabeth 11 F W PA
Yoder Sarah C. 10 F W PA
Yoder George B. 6 M W PA
Yoder Milton 4 M W PA

[NI039058] Ickes - Charles R., 67, near Cessna, Bedford Co., 19 Mar 1949, in home. b 21 Jul 1881, East St. Clair Twp., Bedford Co., s/o Matthias & Catherine (Eicholtz) Ickes, both deceased. Wife, Mary Jane Deffibaugh, preceded him. Survived by dau., Mrs. C. Wake Black, at home; son C. Fred Ickes, manns Choice, & Sis, Mrs. Millie Mervine, Bedford. Memb St. John's Luth. Ch., Cessna. Funeral, 2:30 pm Tue, Barefoot Funeral Home, Bedford, Rev. Herbert G. Holman, Bur., Bedford Cem.,

[NI039062] PA 1910 Census Miracode Index
James F Defibaugh State: PA Enumeration District: 0052 Color: W Age: 19 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0198 Co.: Blair, Altoona Relation: Half brother ImageNum: 00960777 Other Residents:
Husband Charles L Mank

[NI039063] Penciled date of 1/26/1966, Unknown Newspaper: Harry R. DEFIBAUGH, 76, Stoystown, d Jan 27 at his residence. He was b Apr 19 1889, Bedford Co, s/o John & Margaret (MOCK)DEFIBAUGH. He was preceded in death by his 1st wife Elizabeth IMLER. He is survived by his 2nd wife, Olive SEYMOUR & these 6 chldn: Lloyd, Cleveland; Mrs. Michael MAREK, Central City; Harry W. & Elmer, Stoystown; John, Hooversville; Mrs. James SARVER, Angola, NY; 21 gchldn; 7 ggchldn. Also surviving is a bro Frank, Sproul. He was a memb Imler Luth Ch. Funeral servs: Sun Jan 30 1 pm Deaner Funeral Home, Stoystown. Rev. Herbert HOHMAN officiating. Bur Imler Cem. Friends received in funeral home after 4 pm Fri.

[NI039087] 1910 PA Census Miracode Index
Abraham Latta State: PA Dist: 0009 Color: W Age: 62 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0099 Co.: Bedford Relation: Husband ImageNum: 02680329 Other Residents:
Dau Mary M 35, PA
Son Albert 21, PA
FOD Ola Deffibaugh 08, Virginia
Son William Latta 31, PA
Dau-in-law Myrtle 19, PA

[NI039090] 1910 PA Census Miracode Index
James Latta State: PA Dist: 0135 Color: W Age: 31 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0258 Co.: Westmoreland Relation: Husband ImageNum: 02680588 Other Residents:
Wife Jessie 29, PA
Dau Effie 07, PA
Dau Gladys 05, PA
Dau Helen 02, PA

[NI039103] PA 1910 Census Miracode Index
Charles L Mank State: PA Enumeration District: 0052 Color: W Age: 25 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0198 Co.: Blair, Altoona Relation: Husband ImageNum: 03160820 Other Residents:
Wife Dolly 25, PA
Dau. Margaret 03, PA
Half brother James F Defibaugh 19, PA

[NI039108] !910 Miracode Census
Ira O Mickel Age: 34 State: PA Color: W Dist: 8154 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0402 Co.: Cambria Relation: Head of Household Other Residents:
Wife May B 31, PA
Son Dewey E 11, PA
Son Charles L 09, PA
Son Albert T 08, PA
Son Edwin G 06, PA
Dau Margret NR, PA

[NI039132] PA 1910 Census Miracode Index
Charles W Defibaugh State: PA Enumeration District: 0050 Color: W;W Age: 31 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0645 Co.: Blair, Altoona Relation: Boarder ImageNum: 00960772 Other Residents:
Husband Mary A Jones

[NI039136] Pennsylvania 1910 Census Miracode Index
Augustus R Defibaugh State: PA Enumeration District: 0029 Color: W Age: 24 Birth Place: Pennsylvania Visit: 0266 County: Bedford Relation: Husband ImageNum: 00960771 Other Residents:
Wife Effie 27, Pennsylvania
Son George William 02, Pennsylvania

[NI039145] 1910 PA Census Miracode Index
John Line State: PA Dist: 0001 Color: W Age: 47 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0207 Co.: Bedford Relation: Husband ImageNum: 02720178 Other Residents:
Wife Susan 47, PA
Son Donald 17, PA
Dau Hellen 08, PA
Son Doney 07, PA
Pencil date 1943 John Line, 80, a former well-known merchant here, d Sun night at his home. He had been failing in health for some time & his condition had been serious since he suffered a stroke, a mo ago. Mr. Line was s/o Jacob & Margaret (Defibaugh) Line, & b Bedford Nov 18 1862. He was proprietor of a large store here for many yrs, but had been retired for 10 yrs. Mr. Line was formerly a memb Bedford Council & sec of Bedford Cem Assc. He was memb Meth Ch & Knights of Pythias Lodge. Surviving are 3 chldn, C. R. Diehl, Fort Wayne, IN; Mrs. Helen Wakefoose, Bedford, & Donald Line, Mosince, WI. A son Dorsey Line, & his wife, Mrs. Susan J. (Dorsey) Line, are dead., Funeral servs 2 pm Wed Pate Funeral Home by rev. George I. . Melhorn, Bur Bedford Cem.

[NI039161] PA 1910 Census Miracode Index
Margaret Defibaugh State: PA Enumeration District: 0001 Color: W Age: 50 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0421 Co.: Bedford Relation: Husband ImageNum: 00960780 Other Residents:
Son Fred 20, PA

[NI039167] Sara Ellen SHIRES was b. 25 Jul 1861 in Bedford, PA. She appeared on the census in 1870 in Bedford Boro, Bedford, PA age 8. She appeared on the census in 1880 in Bedford Boro, Bedford, PA living on E. Pitt St.; age 18. She d. 2 Jun 1941 in NC. Went by the name of Ella. M. Edgar L. Defibaugh 30 May 1883.

[NI039190] The 1900 Census lists a Coster Rylott, born May 1875 in Pa. and his wife Mary E., born Dec 1878 in Pa. with their daughter Nella (Nellie), born Apr 1899 in Md. They are enumerated with Simon Smith and living in the Town of Ridgely, Caroline County Md. The record shows that Costers father was born in England, and his mother was born in Pa. The 1920 Census find Coster Rylott in Koppel Twp.,Beaver County Pa. His occupation is listed as an electrician at the carworks. Their children are Marian, 18, a stenographer at the carworks, Mildred, 16,Edward, 14, Thomas, 12, Cameron, 10, James, 8, Ruth, 6, Harriett, 4 4/12, and Elizabeth, 9/12. Their son-in-law, William Foulks and daughter Nellie also live in the household. Williams occupation is watchman at the carworks. William is 26 years old and Nellie is 20. The record is located at E. D. 43 Sheet 9 Line 26

[NI039290] Sarah Deffibaugh, Osterburg, d at home of her bro Elmer Imler, Geeseytown at 6 am Sat Nov 17 1962 after extended illness. She was b Nov 1 1874, Osterburg, d/o John R. & Susan (Glotz) Imler & Dec 21 1900 in Osterburg Luth Ch m J. Calvin Deffibaugh who preceded her in death. Surviving are 3 chdn, Dr. J. Irvin, Osterburg & Altoona; Mrs. Stile Mateer, Mill Creek; & Mrs., Ada Hefner, Huntingdon, 1 gson, bro & sis Elmer, & Mrs. Hattie Allison, Cross Keys. She was memb St. Peter's Luth Ch, Osterburg, & Ladies Aid Society.

[NI039291] DEFFIBAUGH - Dr. J. Irvin, 86, Osterburg, d 24 Jun 1990 Bedford Co. Mem. Hosp. b 6 Nov 1903 Osterburg R. D. 1, s/o late J. Calvin & Sarah (Imler) Deffibaugh. Survived by wife, Ruth Waltman; & son Dr. John I. Jr., Osterburg; gchldn: Dr. John I. Deffibaugh III & Alan Troy Deffibaugh, both Osterburg. Bro. of Suie Mateer, Millcreek Rd.; & Ada Heffner, Huntingdon. Memb. St. Peters's Luth. Ch., Osterburg. 1926 grad. Palmer Chiropractic College. Chiropractor for 60 yrs. Friends received 2 - 4 & 7 - 9 pm Tue Edward Blackburn Funeral Home, Pleasantville, service 11 am Wed, Rev Donald Brown. Bur. Osterburg Community Cem. // Dr. J. Irvin Deffibaugh Sr., 86, Osterburg d Sun 24 Jun 1990 Mem. Hosp. Bedford Co. b 1903 s/o late J. Calvin & Sarah (Imler) Deffibaugh, King Twp. Survived by wife, Ruth (Waltman) Deffibaugh; a son, Dr. John I. Deffibaugh Jr., Osterburg; 2 gchldn; 2 sis.s, Suie Mateer, Millcreek Rd. & Ada Heffner, Huntingdon. Memb. St. Peter's Luth. Ch., Osterburg. 1926 grad. of Palmer Chiropractic College, Davenport, IA, provided 60 yrs service a lifetime chiropractor. Memb. PA Chiropractic Association, Delta Sigma Chi Fraternity & Palmer Alumni Association. Originally studied to be a teacher after graduating from Bedford High School in 1923. Starting teaching when he was 19 & then began seeing a local chiropractor because he was not feeling well. The chiropractor not only helped but convinced him to attend Palmer College. By the time he was 22, he had his own chiropractic office in Osterburg. Retired from chiropractic work in 1981 to let his son & gson run Deffibaugh & Deffibaugh, the family chiropractic business. Also received an award in 1976 from Palmer Chiropractic College for 50 yrs service as a pioneer in chiropractics. Funeral services; 11 am Wed Jun 27, Edward Blackburn Funeral Home, Pleasantville Rev. Donald Brown officiating. Bur. Osterburg Community Cem. Friends will be received 2 - 4 & 7 - 9 Tue at funeral home. // Memorial card: In Memory of Dr. J. Irvin Deffibaugh Sr. Date of b Nov 6, 1903 Date of d Jun 24, 1990 Services Wed June 27, 1990 11 am J. Edward Blackburn Funeral Home Minister Rev. Donald Brown Interment Osterburg Community Cem. Arrangements by J. Edward Blackburn Funeral Home Alum Bank, PA

[NI039292] Birthday - Minnie Z. Scott celebrated her 90th b-day Jul 27. In celebration of the occasion, her family took her to dinner at the Ivystone Restaurant & then had a cake & ice cream party. Minnie is the mother/o 4 chldn including: Harold Defibaugh, Bedford; ruby Milburn, Bedford; Glen Defibaugh, St. Charles, MO; & Hazel Russel, deceased. She has 14 gchldn, 28 ggchldn, & 5 gggchldn. 1 ggchld is deceased.

[NI039293] Memorial card: In Memory of C. Harold Defibaugh Date of b Oct 20, 1912 Date of d Mar 9, 1997 Place & time of services St. Paul's Reformed Ch. Wed 11 am Clergy Rev. David Sarafolean Rev. Richard Lang Place of Interment St. Paul's Cem. Arrangements by Timothy A. Berkebile Funeral Home, Inc.

[NI039301] 99 & still living in May 2001. Somerset Daily Amer pg 13 sec C. (Pix) DEFIBAUGH Generations. In observance of Ollie Defibaugh's 100th birthday, a party was held in Buckstown. @ sets of 5 generations were present..

[NI039305] Elmer & wife Margaret have gravestone in Lambertsville Cem., Stoneycreek Twp., Somerset Co., PA

[NI039318] Penciled dated of 4/11/1968, Unknown Newspaper: Mrs. Fannie V. DEFIBAUGH, 82, Bedford, d Apr 3 1968 Mem Hosp., Cumberland, MD. She was b Mar 10 1886, Monroe Twp, d/o Abia & Sarah (WINCK) AKERS. She m Charles DEFIBAUGH, who died October 13, 1947. Surviving are 2 sons, Walter W. DEFIBAUGH, Bedford, & J. Robert DEFIBAUGH, Buffalo, NY, 5 gchldn & 5 ggchldn. She was memb of Everett Meth Ch & of Rebekah Lodge. Funeral servs were Sun at Conner Funeral Home with Rev. William MERKI officiating. Bur Everett Cem.

[NI039337] No Date, Unknown Newspaper: Mrs. Bessie C. DEFIBAUGH, formerly of East Pitt St., Bedford, d Penn-Wood Rest Home Sat morn Jun 22 1962, where she had been a guest the last 3 yrs. She was b VA Aug 3 1880, d/o Amos & Ella (FOREMAN) McKEE. Her husb Charles DEFIBAUGH, d Jun 11 1959. She is survived by these chldn: Mrs. Emily EVANS, Inglewood, CA; Mrs. Virginia OTT, Watson St., Bedford; Fred DEFIBAUGH, Barclay St., Bedford; 7 gchldn & 7 ggchldn. A son William was killed in WWII. A daug., Mrs. Margaret BANKES, preceded her in death in 1921. She was a memb Trinity Luth Ch, Bedford, & Bedford Legion Auxiliary. Funeral servs Tue Jun 5 at 2 pm in Louis Geisel Funeral Home, Rev. Richard L. TOME officiating. Bur Bedford Cem. Friends are being received in the funeral home.

[NI039349] Sara Elizabeth FOUTZ was m. to Richard Morton MITCHELL Jr. 12 May 1943. .

[NI039350] OBIT - Helen Hunt (Stuckey) Defibaugh, 84; d Sun Jul 2, 1978 Braddock General Hosp. a res. Swissvale for the past 50 yrs. b Jul 14, 1893 Bedford she was w/o late John A. Defibaugh. survived by chldn: Ruth Raeder, Appollo; Katherine Defibaugh, Swissvale: Betty Ganolulos, West Mifflin; John Jr., Irwin: & Robert Defibaugh, Bethel Park; bro., John Stuckey, Bedford: 10 gchldn; & 11 ggchldn. Friends received William E. Elkin Mortuary 809 4th St., North Braddock 15104, where services will be conducted Thu Jul 6, 1978 11 am Bur. Olivet Cem. around 2 pm.

[NI039359] The 1910 Census shows Otis Harris, Grandson, living in the household of Levi Echard. Across the street is Jacob Echard, Levi's son, with his family. Their dwelling was #60 and the Harris' was #65. In addition there is an Abraham C. Wotring, age 62, married 31 years. The couple had three children, two still living. Abrahams occupation is laborer at odd jobs. The dwelling is # 177 and family # 183 in Oakland, Garrett Co. Md. The 1920 Census lists an Abraham E. Wotring, age 71, himself and his parents born in W.Va., married to Christiana, age 61, all born Pa. Abraham's occupation is Laborer, Public Streets.

[NI039562] Richard Morton MITCHELL Jr. was b. 5 Nov 1917 in MA. He d. 16 Jan 1991 in Burlington, NC. Obit: Burlington, NC Times-News 17 Jan 1991 Richard Morton Mitchell Jr., 73, of 619 Johnson Ave. d. at 3:16 P.M. Wed. Jan 16 1991, at Twin Lakes Center in Burlington after several yrs of failing health. A native of Worcester Co., MA, he was the husb. of Mrs. Sara Foutz Mitchell, who survives, & son of Richard Morton Mitchell Sr. and Lucile Joslin Mitchell, both deceased. He was a graduate of the Univ. of NC at Chapel Hill & was past pres. & recipient of the Paul Harris Fellow with the Graham Rotary Club. He helped organize & became the 1st fire chief of the Haw River Vol. Fire Dept. & served as a capt. in the U.S. Army during WW II. He was a member & former deacon of Graham Presby. Church, where he was also past pres. of the Covenant Sun. School Class
Survivors other than his w. of the home include 3 sons, Richard F. Mitchell of Columbia, MD, Fred W. Mitchell of Goshen, KY, & Philip H. Mitchell of Gig Harbor, WA.; 1 bro. Sam Willis Mitchell of Jacksonville, AL.; 1 sis., Mrs. George (Priscilla) Duncan of Greensboro; & 6 grdchldrn. The funeral will be conducted at 11 am Fri. at Graham Presby. Church by Dr. William C. Weckerly, pastor & Dr. Donald C. Nance, former pastor of the Church. Members of the Graham Rotary Club will serve as honorary pallbearers. Entombment will be in the mausoleum at Alamance Memorial Park.

[NI039571] Brothers Promoted - Windber - Wilbur Shaffer, s/o Mr. & Mrs. Elmer Shaffer, Windber R. D. 1, was promoted to the rank of sgt in the Western Pacific where he serves with 157th Inf. Sgt. Shaffer grad Windber HS & was memb of varsity football team. Before entering serv he was employed by Carnegie-Illinois Steel Corp., J-town. Married to Helen Taylor, grad Windber Hosp. Training School, who has been employed by a hosp. in Tampa, FL. A bro., Gerald was recently promoted to PFC. He is a memb of the 4th Marine Div., currently stationed Hawaii. Pfc. Shaffer participated in battle of Iwo Jima & has been in serv since 31 May 1944. He attended Windber HS & was a memb of football team.

[NI039572] Bros Promoted - Windber - Wilbur Shaffer, s/o Mr. & Mrs. Elmer Shaffer, Windber R. D. 1, was promoted to the rank of sgt in the Western Pacific where he serves with 157th Inf. Sgt. Shaffer grad Windber HS & was memb of varsity football team. Before entering serv he was employed by Carnegie-Illinois Steel Corp., J-town. Married to Helen Taylor, grad Windber Hosp. Training School, who has been employed by a hosp. in Tampa, FL. A bro., Gerald was recently promoted to PFC. He is a memb of the 4th Marine Div., currently stationed Hawaii. Pfc. Shaffer participated in battle of Iwo Jima & has been in serv since 31 May 1944. He attended Windber HS & was a memb of football team.

[NI039575] Trib-Demo 11/29/1999 SHAFFER -- Edwin C., 76, 2880 Forest Hills Dr., Windber, d Nov 28 1999 at his home. b May 1 1923, Windber, s/o late Chester & Jessie (Helbig) Shaffer-Turcato. Also preceded by sis, Pauline Shaffer. Survived by wife of nearly 53 yrs, Mayme Kring, & chldn: Coy, m Christine Dill, Windber; Timothy, & friend, Tony, Sunrise, FL; & Drew, at home; gchldn, Cary & Kevin Shaffer. Bro/o Betty June Stewart, Windber. Retiree of U.S. Steel Corp. Army vet WWII. Attended Maple Grove COB. family will receive friends 2-4 & 7-9 pm Tue, Meek Funeral Home Inc., Windber, serv held 11 am Wed, Rev. Michael Christine will officiate. Bur., Richland Cem. Those who wish may make contributions to Regional Hospice at Windber in memory of Mr. Shaffer.

[NI039718] Mary "Polly" (BERKEY) CUSTER Johnstown Trib Mar 22 1908 Mrs. John Custer, d last night abt 12 am at her home, Adams Twp, aged 78 ys. The deceased has been ill for abt 3 wks with dropsy. She is survived by her husb & the following chldn: Mrs. Emmanuel Berkebile, Daniel, Hiram, John, all Adams Twp; Miss Sadie, at home, & Mrs. J. R. Livingston & Mrs. J. H. Hershberger, of this city. Funeral servs will be Sun 10 am in Giffin Hill Ch, nur in ch cem.

[NI039719] The Daily Trib Sat Eve Feb 23 1918, p 8, col. 5; Johnstown woman dies in Pittsburg - Mrs. Lavina Pringle Succumbs 7 mos after husb, was visiting daug. Local relatives received word this am of the death of Mrs. Lavina Custer Pringle, aged 65 yrs, 190 David St, Dale, w/o W. S. Pringle, who d at 1 am this morn at the home of her daug, Mrs. G. W. Wathen, Pittsburg, with whom she was visiting. Her death was due to uremic poisoning, following an ilness of 3 wks. The deceased's husb dropped dead last July at the new PA RR Sta while waiting for a train. At the time of Mr. Pringle's death the Pringle family resided in the 17th ward, & following his death the widow removed to David St., Dale. Mrs. Pringle is survived by 2 sons & two daugs: Charles Webster Pringle, Jackson twp; Harry C. Pringle, 260 2nd St, Conemaugh; Mrs. Stella Gibson, Derry; Mrs. Grace Wathen, w/o G. W. Wathen, Pittsburg. She is also survived by 1 sis Mrs. Mary Varner, 2nd St, Conemaugh. Mrs. Pringle was d.o Mr. & Mrs. Ephriam Custer, both deceased. Mrs. Pringle was a lifelong memb UBC. The body will be brought to Johnstown this eve & removed to the home of the deceased's son, Harry C. Pringle, where funeral servs will be at 2:30 pm Tue. Bur Headrick's Cem.

[NI039721] Trib-Demo Oct 27 1998, BERKEY-Mrs. Geraldine A., 82, Windber, d. Oct 26 1998, UPMC Lee Regional. b. Jun 10 1916, Scalp Level, d/o Harry E. & Mary E. (SEESE) CUSTER. Preceded in death by hus., Wilbur C,; son Charles E,; & 5 bro.s & 2 sis.s. Survive chldrn, Crystal, w/o Donald Leiter, Pittsburgh; Kathleen, w/o Henry Burket Jr., Cairnbrook; SusAnn, w/o Richard Snyder Sr, Windber; David C. m. Linda Chappell, Cairnbrook; & Robert B. m. Judy Vargo, Central City; 16 gchldn 25 ggdchldn 2 gggchldn. Sis. of Wilbur C. & Ruby Feldbauer, both Windber; Marian Able, Gardina, CA; Anna Mae Cook, Provo, UT; & Patricia VonLunen, Salix. Member Berkey Ch. of the Breth. Family will receive friends 7-9pm Tue Meek Funeral Home Inc., Windber. Funeral serv. 11am Wed. Berkey Ch. of the Breth,, Rev. Rodger Thomas officiating. Bur. Berkey Cem.. In lieu of flowers, please make contributions to Berkey Ch. of the Breth, in memory of Mrs. Berkey."

[NI039722] Johnstown Trib-Demo, Jun 14 1985 BERKEY, Wilbur Clair "Ted", 73, 343 Moringland Dr, Windber, d Jun 13 1985, Windber Hosp. b Feb 5 1912, Windber, s/o Lemon G. & Maggie (Shaffer) Berkey. Preceded in death by son Charles; bros Howard & Winton; infant bro Alvin; & sis' Emma, Iva & Helen. Survived by widow, Geraldine Aloise Custer; & chldn: Crystal w/o Donald Leiter, Decatur, GA; Susann w/o Richard Snyder, Sr., Windber; David C. m to Susan Schwer, Cairnbrook; & Robert B. m to Judy Vargo, Central City; also 12 gchldn & 4 ggrandchldn. Bro of Laverne w/o Byron Kinsay, New Paris, & Alice w/o Glenn Shaulis, Windber. Memb Berkey COB & Windber Local 6186, UMWA. Family will receive friends 2-4 & 7-9 pm Fri at Meek Funeral Home, Inc., Windber, serv will be at 1 pm Sat, Rev. Earl Crissman. Bur Berkey Cem, Windber.

[NI039723] Trib Undated Mrs. Sarah Brubaker WALTER, w/o Jeremiah WALTER d. at home 419 (illegible Pica?) st., 7th Ward 3 am this morn., 69. Her health had begun to fail about a yr ago but she was able to about her home until a wk or so before Christmas. The cause of death was pulmonary trouble. b, Shade Twp. Somerset Co. 1837, d/o Mr. & Mrs. Abraham BRUBAKER, deceased. mother d. when Sarah BRUBAKER was a chld & Abraham BRUBAKER passed away in Somerset Co. some yrs ago. sis. of Daniel R. BRUBAKER, Stonycreek st., & Mrs. Lena Brubaker SLATER, OH. The later was operator in the Western Union Telergraph office in this city under the late Hettie M. Ogle many yrs ago. survive half-sister, Mrs. Thomas J. FEARL, the south side, half-bro., William BRUBAKER, who res. near Chicago. she m. many yrs ago in Somerset Co. Mr. WALTER survives wife with sons & dau.s: Abraham, Adams Twp, Robert P., 7th Ward, William H., Baumer st., Mary, w/o Levi MILLER, Dale Boro, Bella, w/o John (illegible- BEITZNER /BELTZNER), Dale Boro; David G., single & at home, & Elzie, w/o George GARETSON, Dale. several gchldn. lifelong mem. of the Meth. Ch. When a girl, united with Hopewell congregation in Jenner Twp, Somerset Co., & later transferred her mem.ship to the Millcreek Chapel. Mr. & Mrs. WALTER located in Richland Twp soon after the Rebellion, when both transferred their mem.ship to the Franklin st. M.E. congregation, this city. They came to Johnstown 3-4 yrs ago. funeral Sat. afternoon. Rev. Dr. Thomas H. Woodring, of Franklins st. M.E. Ch. will conduct the obsequies Bur. GrandView Cem.

[NI039724] 1850 Census Quemahoning Twp., Somerset Co., PA Enumerated on 10 Oct 1850 by J. J. Schell
38 40 MILLER Adam 75 M Farmer 4000 GER
Elisabeth 61 F PA

[NI039745] Pennsylvania 1910 Census Miracode Index
Benjamin F Bowser State: PA Enumeration District: 0144 Color: W Age: 40 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0018 County: Cambria Relation: Husband ImageNum: 00220053 Other Residents:
Wife Nancy E 29, PA
Daughter Mary E 12, PA
Son Isaac M 10, PA
Son Daniel J 08, PA
Son Emanuel G 06, PA
Daughter Nora E 04, PA
Daughter Rosie I NR, PA

[NI039746] Trib, Apr 22 1905 Joseph Seese, was at 1 time Constable 4th Ward, d. last night at the home of his son-in-law & dau., Mr. & Mrs. Ross McVicker, 631 1/2 Franklin St., 6th Ward, his 59th yr. Mr. Seese had been sick with a complication of diseases for some time & for the past few wks his condition was so critical that death was momentarily expected. The cause of his death was a hemorrhage of the lungs, which came on suddenly last night. b. Somerset Co. May 28 1846. His father is dead, but his mother is living at the home of her dau., Mrs. William Custer, Felix, Somerset Co. Mrs. Seese is 85 yrs of age & has been critically ill for some time. Dec. 1867, the deceased & Ms Lydia A. Dunmyre m. Salix, this co. came to Johnstown 1883 & June last yr Mrs. Seese passed away in this city. survive chldn: Rev. Harvey B. Seese, pastor U.E. Ch. at Troutsville, PA, who has been in Johnstown for several wks; Dora, w/o Ross McVicker, mentioned above; Mrs. Ada Cobaugh, Oak st., & Joseph Seese, jr., m.living in Pittsburg had been here on a visit to his father, returning to Pittsburg on Wed Besides these the deceased is survived by his mother & sis., Mrs. William Custer. 1864 Mr. Seese enlisted as a pvt in Co. A, 12th PA Cav., under Capt Charles A. Freile, & serv. until the close of the war. a mem. of Emory Fisher Post 30, Grand Army of the Rep. also identified with the following secret societies: Mountain Castle, No. 100, A. O. K. of M. C.; Star of Cambria Castle, No. 464, Knights of the Golden Eagle; Court Cambria, No. 44, Foresters of Amer. Amieitia Lode, No. 775, I. O. O. F., Loysburg, Bedford Co.; Orient Commandery, No. 72, Jr. O. U. A. M.; Banner Council, No. 17, O. U. A. M., & the Knights of Malta. funeral 3 pm tomorrow, the McVicker home, Rev. N. W. Burtner, of 1st U.B. Ch., & Rev. Dr. C. C. Poling, of the Willow-st. U.E. Ch., will conduct the obsequies. Bur. Grandview Cem. a member of the U.B. Ch. Funeral of Joseph Seese, Rev. N. W. Burtner, of 1st U.B. Ch., assisted by Rev. Dr. C. C. Poling, of Willow-st. U.E. Ch., yesterday afternoon conducted the funeral services over the remains of Joseph W. Seese, d. Fri. night at the home of his son-in-law & dau., Mr. & Mrs. Ross McVicker, 631 1/2 Franklin st. The services were in charge of Emory Fisher Post 30, Grand Army of the Rep., who furnished the following pallbearers: Comrades David R. Bryan, Michael J. Fetzer, John G. Hassinger, John Higson, John Kauffman, & Michael G. Shank. At the grave in GrandView Cem. the serv. of the ritual were conducted on the part of the Post by Com. Jeremiah Barnett; Chap. S. Dean Canaan; William A. Slick as Sr. Vice-Comm., William F. Horner as Jr. Vice-Comm. & Elias H. Best as Officer of the Day. William F. Ream was the bugler & the firing squad from Co. A, 4th Reg., Sons of Vet.s Reserves, was in command of Samuel Woods.

[NI039753] Pennsylvania 1910 Census Miracode Index
David Cobaugh State: PA Enumeration District: 0126 Color: W Age: 43 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0117 County: Cambria, Johnstown Relation: Husband ImageNum: 00630547 Other Residents:
Wife Della 39, PA
Daughter Margaret 19, PA
Son Harvey 16, PA
Daughter Jessie 12, PA
Son Kenneth 08, PA
Son Clyde 06, PA
Son Donald P NR, PA

[NI039754] Trib Demo 1945. MRS. DORA McVICKER d. 11:30 am Sat in her home, 330 Pine St. b. Mar 10 1873, Salix, d/o JOSEPH & LYDIA (DUNMIRE) SEESE. w/o ROSS McVICKER, who survives, along with a dau, MRS. LEON EDMONSON, Du Bois. She was a mem. of the Dale Ev. Ch. Serv.s 2 pm tomorrow, Picking Mortuary, Rev. F. E. Hetrick & Rev. S. V. Carmany; bur. Grandview Cem.

[NI039758] 5 children preceded daughter Geraldine in death, giving a total of eleven

[NI039795] HILLEGAS, Zelda M., 89, Mt. Hope Rd, South Fork, d. Dec 1 1998, at home. b. Feb 15 1909 Summerhill, d/o Clyde Webster 'Web' & Nellie (HILDEBRAND) CROYLE. Preceded in death by parents; hus. Howard E. Hillegas, who d. Oct 10 1982; infant dau., Nellie; bro.s, Clyde, Ellis & Wallace. Survive by sons, Gene, m. Barbara Wantiez, Port St Lucie, Fla; & Wayne at home; 4 gchldn 6 ggchldn. Sis. of Luther Croyle, Ivella Smith, & Dean Croyle, all Summerhill; & Nellie Barker, New Germany. mem. of Mt. Hope U. Meth. Ch. Friends received 2-4 & 7-9pm Thu, Charles O. Dimond Funeral Home Inc., South Fork where funeral serv. 11am Fri Rev. Larry Rowe. Bur. South Fork Cem. Family requests Mem. donations be made to Mt. Home U. Meth. Ch.

[NI039801] Trib Sep 22 1926 Funeral serv.s for Samuel MOOSE, Conemaugh twp, 78, whose death occurred Mon night at Mem. hosp., will be 2:30 pm tomorrow in Wesley chapel, Rev. John Barr Harris. Bur. chapel cem. funeral party will leave Walter PAGE home, Mineral Point 2 pm. s/o Henry & Elizabeth (FORD) Moose b. Conemaugh. engaged in farming in Conemaugh twp. bro. of Mrs. Barbara CUSTER, Walnut Grove; Mrs. Alex MURPHY, 7th ward; Mrs Stephen VARNER, Detroit, MI; William Moose, this city; & Ephraim Moose, South Fork. Mr Mooses wife d. Oct 1917. survive chldn: Charles Moose, Conemaugh; James Moose, Beech Hill; Mrs. D. L. KILLEN, Mineral Point; William Moose, Brookdale, Mrs. Harold MC CURRY, this city; Clayton Moose, Walnut Grove, & Mrs. Walter PAGE, Mineral Point. 27 gchldn.

[NI039814] father was also a local farmer
Cambria Trib Aug 21 1885 d Adams Twp. on the 20th, Saloma, w/o Yost Varner, aged abt 86 yrs. nee Grossmickle, b Richland Twp. 86 yrs ago. Her hus. d 3 yrs ago. 9 chldn: David, John, Daniel, & Jesse, all Adams Twp.; Susan, w/o Samuel Thomas. IA; Rachel, w/o Jacob Grumbling, Adams Twp; Sarah, w/o Henry Smay, Elton; Hannah, w/o John Reighard, Mineral Point; & Christina, w/o George Orris, Elton. Bur. Dunmyer Ch., Adams Twp.

[NI039815] PA 1910 Census Miracode Index
Jacob G Custer State: PA Enumeration District: 0126 Color: W Age: 49 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0216 Co.: Cambria, Johnstown Relation: Husband ImageNum: 00680494 Other Residents:
Wife Melinda J 34, PA
Son Russell R 18, PA
Mother Elizabeth 87, PA

[NI039819] 1870 Census Richland Twp., Cambria Co., PA 5 Aug 1870 by John Wilkin, pg 2
32 14 14 Smay Henery 34 M W laborer 300 PA
33 14 14 Smay Sarah 31 F W housekeeper PA
34 14 14 Smay Margraet J. 6 F W PA
35 14 14 Smay Martha A. 3 F W PA
36 14 14 Smay Willis H. 3/12 M W PA Apr

[NI039820] 1850 Census Jenner Twp., Somerset Co., PA 22 Oct 1850 John J Schell
33 154 160 Berkey Peter 35 M W Carpenter 1,000 PA
Berkey Rebecca 36 F W PA
Berkey Jeremiah 6 M W PA
Berkey Martha 4 F W PA

[NI039827] Trib Jun (18?) 1918: Mrs. Lavina (SHADE) VARNER, w/o Stephen L. VARNER, a former Chief of Police, Johnstown, d. 12pm last night Mem. Hosp., 75. Mrs. VARNER suffered from a complication of diseases & had been ill for some time. Some wks ago she returned to Johnstown after a stay with her son-in-law & dau, Mr. & Mrs. Arthur J. WERRY, Vineland, NJ, & became a patient in the hosp. a wk or so later. The body was removed today from the hosp. to the home of Martin L. VARNER, 737 Bedford St., Dale, nephew of Mrs. VARNER funeral 2 pm Fri. serv.s Rev. T. J. Barlett, of Willow St. U.B. Ch., & Rev. Dr. J. A. Curry, Morrison Ave., Presiding Elder of the Somerset District, Pittsburgh Conference of the U.E. Ch. b. in Hollidaysburg, Blair Co. - remainder of article is missing!

[NI039828] PA 1910 Census Miracode Index
Samuel S Penrod Age: 40 State: PA Color: W Enumeration District: 8152 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0290 County: Cambria, South Fork Relation: Head of Household Other Residents:
Wife Ida B 41, PA
Daughter Velma M 13, PA
Daughter Pleasant O 08, PA

[NI039916] PA 1910 Census Miracode Index
David Gates State: PA Enumeration Dist.: 0140 Color: W Age: 38 B-Place: PA Visit: 0035 Co.: Cambria, Johnstown, Relation: Husb.Image #: 01560008 Other Resid.s:
Wife Lizzie 35, PA
Son Alvin 10, PA
Dau. Helen 03, PA

[NI039918] "William C. Horner a native of Somerset Co., PA was born Jun 3 1835 & came to Cambria Co., same state in 1880. His father, Samuel W. Horner is deceased, as is also his mother. He united his fortunes for life with Catherine Zimmerman, in the fall of 1860, in his native Co.. She was also born in Somerset Co. Apr 7 1837 a daug. of Henry & Nancy (Shaffer) Zimmerman, deceased. They have reared 5 chldrn: Henry F., George E., Emma, John K. & Lizzie M. Comrade. Horner's record as a soldier was one of gallantry & faithful service; he was 28 yrs of age when he was enrolled from Pittsburg, PA, Sept 10 1864 as a private in Co G, 93rd Pa V.I., 1st Brig., 2d Div., 3d A.C. & in due time was made Corp. He took part in the engagements of Cedar Creek & Petersburg & numerous skirmishes, receiving & honorable discharge Jun 20 1865 at Washington, DC. His bro., John & his wife's bro. Jonathon, served in the late war as members of PA regiments. Comrade Horner serves on the election board; he is living in retirement & his address is Johnstown, PA"
1860 Census Quemahoning Twp., Somerset Co., PA 8 Jun 1860 by Josiah H. Zimmerman
143 157 HORNER William C. 24 M Farmer 7000 700 PA
Sarah 17 F PA
Franklin 11 F PA.
Sarah BERKEY 4 F PA
158 BLOUGH Aaron 29 M Farm Laborer 475 PA
Catharine 28 F PA
Edmond 4 M PA
Mary M. 1 F PA
Mary HORNER 13 F Servant PA

[NI039920] PA 1910 Census Miracode Index
Henry P Horner State: PA Enumeration District: 0132 Color: W Age: 47 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0181 Co.: Somerset Relation: Husband ImageNum: 02150023 Other Residents:
Wife Nancy 51, PA
Dau. Annie R 19, PA
Dau. Rosie E 16, PA
Son Charles F 15, PA

[NI039921] PA 1910 Census Miracode Index
George E Horner State: PA Enumeration District: 0127 Color: W Age: 47 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0016 Co.: Cambria, Johnstown Relation: Husband ImageNum: 02150009 Other Residents:
Wife Sarah J 45, PA
Son Orval D 23, PA
Dau. Elizabeth M 22, PA
Son Chas W 20, PA
Son Harry R 18, PA
Son George R 16, PA
Dau. Justice S 14, Ohio
Son John C 10, PA

[NI039941] PA 1910 Census Miracode Index
Harry H Horner State: PA Dist: 0126 Color: W Age: 49 B-Pl: PA Visit: 0152 Co.: Cambria, Johnstown Relation: Husb Image Num: 02150018 Other Residents:
Wife Lydia 48, PA
Dau Lucy M 18, PA
Son Ralph E 14, PA
Dau Viola 13, PA
Son Harry 10, PA
Dau Eva 08, PA
Dau Irene 05, PA
Dau Elizabeth 02, PA

[NI039951] 1910 PA Census Miracode Index
Chancy Koontz State: PA Enumeration District: 0123 Color: W Age: 64 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0065 Co.: Cambria, Johnstown Relation: Husband ImageNum: 02490013 Other Residents:
Wife Mary J 64, PA
Son Miller 37, PA
Dau. Fanny 22, PA
SIL Jeanette Miller 65, PA

[NI039956] PA 1910 Census Miracode Index
David J Horner State: PA Enumeration District: 0126 Color: W Age: 67 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0005 Co.: Cambria, Johnstown Relation: Husband ImageNum: 02140943 Other Residents:
Wife Agnes 57, PA
Son Frank R 33, PA
Dau. Elva E 32, PA
Dau. Laura W 27, PA
Son Merle C 25, PA
Dau. Marion 05, PA

[NI039970] 1910 PA Census Miracode Index
Charles C Linton State: PA Dist: 0063 Color: W Age: 44 Birth Place: Virginia Visit: 0013 Co.: Dauphin, Harrisburg Relation: Head ImageNum: 02770154 Other Res.s:
Wife Grace H 40, PA
Son Thomas 06, PA

[NI039974] Pennsylvania 1910 Census Miracode Index
Thomas A Clinger State: PA Enumeration District: 0154 Color: W Age: 65 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0114 County: Cambria Relation: Husband ImageNum: 00760303 Other Residents:
Wife Annie L 53, PA
Daughter Edith Z 29, PA
Daughter Elizabeth R 18, PA
Daughter Lea C 16, PA
Daughter Ethel A 13, PA

[NI039985] 1850 Federal Census Conemaugh Twp., Cambria Co., PA Enumerated 24 Oct by Henry Cook
2 309 347 Clinger John 28 M Laborer Pa
3 309 347 Clinger Rebecca 26 F Pa
4 309 347 Clinger Margaret 2 F Pa
5 309 347 Clinger Sydney 1 M Pa

[NI039993] PA 1910 Census Miracode Index
Joseph F Dull State: PA Enumeration District: 9154 Color: W Age: 36 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0123 Co.: Cambria Relation: Husband ImageNum: 01080042 Other Residents:
Wife Laura G 31, PA
Son Maurice F 08, PA
Son Walter J 06, PA
Dau. Ruth G 16, PA

[NI039998] 1850 Federal Census Cambria Twp., Cambria Co., PA Enumerated 1850 by Henry Cook
1 1 1 Davis Edward 34 M Miner Wales
2 1 1 Davis Catherine 26 F PA

[NI040004] Trib-Demo Mon Jun 10 1957 HELSEL, Mrs. Elizabeth Ann, 77, 798 Lake St., South Fork, d. 10:20 pm Jun 7 1957, at home of her dau., Mrs. June Schofield, South Fork, b. Feb 11 1880, Portage, d/o Daniel & Ruth (Crum) Burkey. Preceded in death, by hus. William, & 8 chldn survived by chldn; Virgil, Conemaugh; Mrs. Violet Silliman, Cortland, OH; Daniel, Cleveland, OH; Mrs. Schofield, mentioned, & Mrs. Lois Phillips, Windber; 15 gchldn 12 ggchldn. Sis. of Daniel, Conemaugh R.D. & Mrs. Ota Gotheridge, South Fork. Member of South Fork EUB Ch. Friends are being received in George Funeral Home, where funeral services will be held 2 pm Mon., Rev. F. T. Barner. Interment, South Fork Cem.

[NI040016] burial cost $55.00

[NI040018] PA 1910 Census Miracode Index
Albert Helsel State: PA Enumeration Dist.: 0054 Color: W Age: 58 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0044 Co.: Fulton Relation: Husb. ImageNum: 01950621 Other Residents:
Wife Susan L 52, PA
dau. Dolly M 16, PA

[NI040024] PA 1910 Census Miracode Index
David Helsel State: PA Enumeration Dist.: 0138 Color: W Age: 28 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0365 Co.: Cambria, Johnstown Relation: Husb. ImageNum: 01950630 Other Residents:
Wife Jessie I 28, PA
dau. Gladys M 05, PA
1 non-relative

[NI040042] Remarried after his death.

[NI040084] Description: on Miller's Farm

No Name

[NI040226] In Adams Twp., this co. (Cambria), near Elton, Thu. Mar 8 1894, 10 p.m., of paralysis, David Varner, bro. of Chief-of-Police Stephen R. Varner, of this city, aged 59 yrs.

[NI040497] Bedford Inquirer, Bedford, PA, 26 Aug 1988 Walter E. Weaver, 74, Everett, was pronounced dead on arrival Aug 22 1988, Mem Hosp., Bedford Co. b Jul 15 1914, Lock Haven, Center Co., s/o late James U. & Mary (Sheasley) Weaver. m Marie Weiser Johnson Weaver in VA Nov 12, 1957. She survives with 2 sons, George Weaver, Everett, m Vera Suter, & James Weaver, Six Mile Run, m Doris Salkeld; a stepson, Gerald Johnson, Mt. Airy, MD, m Patricia Roher; & sis.s: Mrs. Mary E. Greene, Mrs. Mabel Winslow & Miss Ruth L. Weaver, Lock Haven; Mrs. Agnes P. Walker, South Bend, IN, & Mrs. Arnetta Cooper, Dover, DE. also 8 gcldn & 9 ggcldn. preceded by an infant son & 1 bro. He served in the US Army WW II & received the Purple Heart at Normandy. Funeral servs: Dalla Valle Funeral Chapel, Rev. Rick Smith officiating. Bur. Duvall Cem with full military graveside honors conducted by the Amer Legion Post No. 8 & VFW Post 2088, both Everett, also acting as pall bearers.

[NI040502] partial bd listed as Aug 14

[NI040677] PA 1910 Census Miracode Index
Henry Helsel State: PA Enumeration Dist.: 0005 Color: W Age: 56 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0123 Co.: Bedford Relation: Husb. ImageNum: 01950640 Other Residents:
Wife Sarah A 57, PA
dau. Mary E 17, PA
Nephew Cloyd 16, PA

[NI040722] PA 1910 Census Miracode Index
John C Helsel State: PA Enumeration Dist.: 0147 Color: W Age: 38 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0199 Co.: Cambria Relation: Husb. ImageNum: 01950648 Other Residents:
Wife Mary 29, PA
dau. Carrie 10, PA
dau. May 07, PA
dau. Olive 05, PA

[NI040724] PA 1910 Census Miracode Index
Robert Helsel State: PA Enumeration Dist.: 0005 Color: W Age: 31 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0118 Co.: Bedford Relation: Husb. ImageNum: 01950657 Other Residents:
Wife Margret 31, PA
Son Earl 09, PA
dau. Ruth 06, PA
Son Arthur C 04, PA
Son Robert E NR, PA

[NI040760] burial cost $250.00
PA 1910 Census Miracode Index
William Helsel State: PA Enumeration Dist.: 8152 Color: W Age: 32 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0002 Co.: Cambria, South Fork Relation: Husb. ImageNum: 01950664 Other Residents:
Wife Elizabeth 30, PA
dau. Roxie 09, PA
Son Virgil 06, PA
dau. Violet 04, PA
Son Merle 02, PA
Son William NR, PA
Daily Trib Apr 3 1930: WILLIAM HELSEL DIES AT SOUTH FORK HOME Had Been Resident of That Place 33 Yrs; Funeral to Be Held Sat. SOUTH FORK, Apr 3, aged 53, a well-known resident of South Fork, d. this morning 9 am, after an illness of 2 mos of heart trouble. s/o Albert Helsel, Well's Tannery, PA Surviving his widow, Mrs. Elizabeth (Burkey) Helsel & children: Virgil, Merle, William, Daniel, June & Lois, all at home, & Mrs. Harry Silliman, Cleveland, OH. bro. of Mrs. Samuel Worthington, Saxton; Mrs. William Wirick, South Fork; David Helsel, Johnstown; Mrs. Earl Chamberlain, Roy Helsel & Harry Helsel, all Well's Tannery; James Helsel, Saxton, & Mrs. Chester Truax, McConnellsburg. The body was prepared for bur. by George Bros, local undertakers. Funeral services will be conducted Sat. afternoon by Rev. G. K. Hetrick, pastor of the local Evan. Ch. Interment will be in the South Fork Cem.

[NI040829] Denita's biological father is Homer Ames. However, Larry Parton adopted her after he and Johnee married. ( An interesting note just for you please! Confidential: Homer did not want any responsibility for her so he paid for the adoption! ) Now they are good friends.


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