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[NI072464] PA 1910 Census Miracode Index
Samuel Bahn State: PA Enumeration Dist.: 0083 Color: W Age: 32 B-Place: PA Visit: 0040 Co.: York, Relation: Husb.Image #: 00360560 Other Resid.s:
Wife Mary A 29, PA
Dau. Elsie M 06, PA
Dau. Ida A 04, PA
Dau. Lillie V 02, PA
Son Curtis M NR, PA
Grandfather Levi Godfrey 80, PA

[NI072493] Received warrant for 100 acres Springfield Twp, York Co. PA on 3/19/1746 & 50 acres on 6/1/1767, that was surveyed as 235.48 acres. Arrived Philadelphia, PA on 9/21/1731 on the Brittania.

[NI072495] Received warrant for 50 acres Springfield Twp, York Co. PA on 3/18/1746 that was surveyed at 173.8 acres on 1/22/1754. Also received warrant for 50 acres on 12/3/1764. Arrived Philadelphia, PA on 9/21/1731 on the Brittania.

[NI072696] PA 1910 Census Miracode Index
Elias S Hollinger State: PA Enumeration District: 0119 Color: W Age: 71 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0311 Co.: York, York Relation: Husband ImageNum: 01970250 Other Residents:
Wife Kezia 71, PA
Son John A 39, PA
Son Hary 32, PA

[NI072706] PA 1910 Census Miracode Index
Amos C Jacobs State: PA Enumeration District: 0107 Color: W Age: 67 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0013 Co.: York Relation: Husband ImageNum: 02190097 Other Residents:
Wife Sarah J 64, PA
Son Charles N 21, PA

[NI072812] ARRIVE ON SHIP ALLEN, ARRIVING PHILADELPHIA 15 SEP 1721. FROM ISLE OF
WRIGHT 7 JUL 1721. CAME WITH ALEX MAC. OF SWARTZENAU, BETWENN
MANHIEM AND HEIDLEBURG GERMANY.

[NI072856] Johannes' land was sold to his son, David.

[NI072871] 1910 PA Census Miracode Index
Edwin Levy State: PA Dist: 0083 Color: W Age: 66 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0123 Co.: Blair Relation: Husband ImageNum: 02580886 Other Residents:
Wife Sarah 62, PA
Dau Annie Byer 35, PA
Son Howard Levy 32, PA
Dau Grace 22, PA
gson Furman Byer 07, PA

[NI072872] Benjamin discovered a vein of sulfide of zinc on his farm in Zion Hill in Feb 1882. His farm was known as the Maurer Farm.
1910 PA Census Miracode Index
Benjamin Levy State: PA Dist: 0051 Color: W Age: 74 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0193 Co.: Bucks Relation: Husband ImageNum: 02580798 Other Residents:
Wife Annie M 71, PA

[NI072874] "Will of Elizabeth (Paggott) Newlin Widow of Nicholas Newlin The Immigrant
Ref W01, 18 Aug 1714 CCHS ......Item--I Give unto Nicholas Nathaniel John Jemima Kezia & Mary Newlin. Children of my Sone Nathaniel Newlin Thirty Pounds to be Equaly Divided Amongst them and to be paid by my Exectr herein after Named."

[NI072883] 1910 PA Census Miracode Index
Emma W Levy State: PA Dist: 0053 Color: W Age: 53 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0055 Co.: Bucks Relation: Husband ImageNum: 02580913 Other Residents:
Son John B 29, PA
Son Howard B 18, PA
2 non-relatives

[NI072891] 1910 PA Census Miracode Index
Jeremiah Levy State: PA Dist: 0029 Color: W Age: 61 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0355 Co.: Bucks Relation: Husband ImageNum: 02590095 Other Residents:
Wife Kate 61, PA

[NI072892] 1910 PA Census Miracode Index
Emmanuel Levy State: PA Dist: 0029 Color: W Age: 57 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0348 Co.: Bucks Relation: Husband ImageNum: 02580914 Other Residents:
Wife Mary 55, PA
Dau Mamie 22, PA

[NI072897] PA 1910 Census Miracode Index
Henry S Gretzinger State: PA Enumeration Dist.: 0053 Color: W Age: 52 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0110 Co.: Bucks Relation: Husb. ImageNum: 01710383 Other Residents:
dau. Lilly H 21, PA

[NI072908] PA 1910 Census Miracode Index
Emma R Huber State: PA Enumeration Dist.: 0053 Color: W Age: 42 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0091 Co.: Bucks Relation: Husb. ImageNum: 01800617 Other Residents:
Son William L 17, PA
Son Harold D 13, PA
Son Percy D 10, PA
Son Clarence D 23 PA
dau.-in-law Lydia U 28, PA
G-son Howard H 02, PA
Son-in-law Charles H Gretzinger 23, PA
dau. Ellen D Gretzinger 21, PA
G-son Ralph Gretzinger NR, PA
Son-in-law Frederick Slifer 21, PA
dau. Pearl M Slifer 20, PA

[NI072928] 1910 PA Census Miracode Index
Allen H Levy State: PA Dist: 0053 Color: W Age: 47 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0103 Co.: Bucks Relation: Husband ImageNum: 02580760 Other Residents:
Wife Mary C 45, PA
Son Robert A 17, PA
Dau Florence B 13, PA

[NI072932] 1910 PA Census Miracode Index
Charles H Shup State: PA Dist: 0053 Color: W Age: 45 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0117 Co.: Bucks Relation: Husband ImageNum: 04020776 Other Residents:
Wife Emma H 42, PA
Father-in-law Milton Levy 79, PA
Brother-in-law Elmer H Levy 38, PA
NR Elmer Wienad 18, PA
NR Mary 17, PA
NR Verna NR, PA

[NI072933] 1910 PA Census Miracode Index
Clayton H Levy State: PA Dist: 0053 Color: W Age: 40 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0018 Co.: Bucks Relation: Husband ImageNum: 02580848 Other Residents:
Wife Ella N 29, PA
Dau Jennie B 11, PA

[NI072936] 1910 PA Census Miracode Index
Charles H Levy State: PA Dist: 0053 Color: W Age: 35 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0104 Co.: Bucks Relation: Husband ImageNum: 02580832 Other Residents:
Wife Laura B 34, PA
Dau Flora B 15, PA

[NI072953] 1910 PA Census Miracode Index
Oswin Levy State: PA Dist: 0051 Color: W Age: 42 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0194 Co.: Bucks Relation: Husband ImageNum: 02590280 Other Residents:
Wife Cora 37, PA
Son Wallace 16, PA
Dau Wlsie 14, PA
Son Earl 09, PA

[NI072957] 1910 PA Census Miracode Index
Frank N Levy State: PA Dist: 0053 Color: W Age: 35 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0011 Co.: Bucks Relation: Husband ImageNum: 02580942 Other Residents: Wife
Katie B 34, PA
Dau Eva B 14, PA
Son Warren B 11, PA

[NI072974] 1910 PA Census Miracode Index
Harry B Levy State: PA Dist: 0053 Color: W Age: 26 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0002 Co.: Bucks Relation: Husband ImageNum: 02590024 Other Residents:
Wife Ada J 25, PA

[NI073004] 1910 PA Census Miracode Index
Jonas Levy State: PA Dist: 0029 Color: W Age: 32 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0369 Co.: Bucks Relation: Husband ImageNum: 02590152 Other Residents:
Wife Maggie 38, PA
Stepson Morris Tyson 11, PA

[NI073011] Solomon Speicher was a s/o Joseph, who came from York Co. to Brother's Valley about the close of the revolution. Solomon was the last survivor of the family, d Stony Creek 1882, aged 82 yrs. He m Elizabeth Blough, & was father of Daniel, John, Henry, Joseph, Tobias (din the late war), Sarah, Elizabeth, Mary & Catharine. (Source: The History of Bedford, Somerset & Fulton Co.s, 1884, Waterman, Watkins & Co.)

[NI073013] 1850 Census Summit Twp., Somerset Co., PA 16 Oct John H. Smith
28 145 147 Spicher Daniel 30 M 30 PA
Spicher Mary 26 F PA
Spicher Harriet 3 F PA
Spicher Elizabeth 2 F PA
Spicher Peter 2/12 M PA

[NI073014] PA 1910 Census Miracode Index
John Speicher Age: 57 State: PA Color: W Enumeration District: 0129 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0159 Co.: Somerset Relation: Head of Household Other Residents:
Wife Emma 56, PA
dau Jennie 16, PA
dau Ethel 10, PA

[NI073017] Royal Kegg Speicher, 88, of E. Watson St. Bedford, d Sun morn Sep 23 1969. He was b New Baltimore, Somerset Co., Oct 24 1880, s/o John D. & Emma (Kegg) Speicher. He was preceded in death by 2 wives, the 1st, Barbara (McVicker) Speicher & the 2nd Della (McCoy) Speicher. Also 3 bros & 3 sis's preceded him in death. He is survived by a son, Jesse, Orlando, FL; a daug, Mrs. Betty Diehl, Bedford, PA. a step-son Harry Himes & a step-Daug Gladys McCoy, 7 gchldn & 4 ggchldn. Also surviving are these bros & siss, John, New Paris; Howard, of Myersdale; Mrs. Mary Myers, Berlin; Mrs. Ethel Smith, Cumberland, MD; & Mrs. Genevieve Stocking, CA. Funeral servs Oct 1 1969 at 2:00 pm Louis Geisel Funeral Chapel, Rev. Arthur Barrett of Everett officiating. Bur Everett Cem.

[NI073021] 1850 census Brothersvalley Twp., Somerset Co., PA
362 239 Shaffer Casper 66 M Laborer Germany
Conrad 27 M Germany

[NI073025] In 1850, Christian Shank, his wife Nancy & 4 chldn, were living in Somerset Co, PA in Greenville Twp. In 1870, Christian & Nancy, along with 5 chldn are living in Somerset Co, PA, Allegheny Twp. Lived in: 1870, Somerset Co, Alleghney Twp., PA
1850 census Greenville Twp., Somerset Co., PA
592-34 Shank Christian 34 M Labourer PA
Nancy 28 F PA
Joseph 7 M PA
Rebecca 5 F PA
Mary 4 F PA
Hamilton 3/12 M PA
1870 census Alleghany Twp., Somerset Co., PA Enumerated on 21 June 1870 by John H. Lepley
29 116 112 Shank Christian 54 M W Farmer 1,000 400 Pennsylvania
30 116 112 Shank Nancy 47 F W Keeping House Pennsylvania
31 116 112 Shank Hiram 17 M W Works on Farm Pennsylvania
32 116 112 Shank Edward 11 M W Pennsylvania
33 116 112 Shank Margaret 9 F W Pennsylvania
34 116 112 Shank Ellen 7 F W Pennsylvania
35 116 112 Shank William 3 M W Pennsylvania

[NI073026] 1850 Census Stoneycreek Twp., Somerset Co., PA
251 141 SHANK Jacob 42 M Sawmiller PA
251 141 SHANK Elisabeth 28 F PA
251 141 SHANK Franklin 16 M Laborer PA
251 141 SHANK Sophia 13 F PA
251 141 SHANK Susanna 8 F PA
251 141 SHANK John 5 M PA
251 141 SHANK Noah 2 M PA
251 141 SHANK Catharine 4/12 F PA

[NI073027] Nancy Kelly OBIT: d SHANK Another aged mother whose span of life exceeded 4 score yrs has been called to her reward, mourned by many of the 3rd generation. Mrs. Nancy Shank enfeebled by many yrs after an illness of 4 wks, d. at the home of her son William Shank, corner of Pearl & Union St.s, Sat. abt 4 pm. Nancy Kelly d/o Jacob & Lucy Kelly & b Mar 11 1822, New Baltimore PA & attained the ripe old age of 84 yrs, 6 mo.s, 4 dys. She was m May 18 1840, when but 18 yrs of age to Mr. Christ Shank. To this union 11 chldn were b., 7 of whom survive her. 27 yrs ago, in 1879, she came with her husb. to Crestline, which place has since been her home. Jun 19 1883 death separated her husb. from her since which time her home was made with her son William where she passed her declining yrs in peace & quiet under the tender care of her son & his wife. Mrs. Shank was very highly respected by all who knew her, was a kind neighbor an indulgent mother & Christian woman. She united with the UBC many yrs ago while a resident of her native state PA. There being now congregation of that branch of the Christian here, she still retained her membership in the New Baltimore, Pa. Breth. ch. while worshiping with other denominations here. She was the last memb. of her fathers family to respond to the final call. She is mourned for by 7 chldn, 40 gchldn; 33 ggchldn, 87 desc.s. Her living chldn are Hiram Shank, Millbrook, OH; John Shank, Wooster; Ed Shank, Indianapolis, IN; Will & Joseph Shank, Crestline; Mrs. C. Benning, Baltimore, OH; & Mrs. W. A. Miller, Wooster. The funeral serv,s were conducted from her late home, the residence of Wm. Shank, Mon. afternoon, Rev. R. A. Halverstadt, English Luth. ch. officiating. Bur. Crestline cem. The pall bearers were taken from among her gchldn. Friends & relatives from out of town who attended the obsequies were Mr. J. Benning Fairmont, WV; Hirman Shank, Millbrook; John Shank, Wooster; Ed Shank, INpolis, IN; Mrs. W. A. Miller, Wooster; Mr. & Mrs. Ed Shank & ddaug., Allegheny; Henry Krischbaum, Cleveland, OH & Emma Krischbaum, Bellville.

[NI073030] Wooster Daily News dated Mar 17, 1911 DIED AT INFIRMARY. Mrs. Ellen Miller, w/o Wilbur Miller, for many yrs a resident of Wooster, d Fri morn at the Co. infirmary from heart trouble. While she had been in ill health, her death was sudden & quite unexpected. Mrs. Miller was taken to the infirmary in Jan from Wooster. Her maiden name was Shank. She was 49 yrs of age. Bur: Wooster Cem., Wooster, OH

[NI073033] Wayne Co Demo dated May 24 1899: WILBUR A. MILLER Wilbur A. Miller, aged abt 36 yrs, d last Sat morn at his home in Cleveland, where he had resided for the past 7 yrs. His death was sudden, the result of heart trouble. He leaves a wife & 4 chldn. He was the oldest s/o Mrs. Mary C. Miller, Wooster, w/o William Miller, dry goods merchant, & a gson Alexander Laughlin. The remains were on Mon brought to Wooster for interment. In the Wooster Rep dated Wed May 24 1899: BURIAL OF WILBER MILLER The remains of Wilber Miller, who d of heart disease on last Sat,
at his home in Cleveland, reached the city at noon for interment, in charge are Mrs. Miller, & Mr. & Mrs. B. M. Skeels, Cleveland. The funeral took place from the train. After the casket had been exposed to view, brief serv.s were conducted by Rev. J. F. Smith. E. C. Hard, Dr. C. H. Hesler, Fred E. Faber, Edward McCormack, C. E. Rutter & Geo. Kettler were the
pall bearers. More abt Wilbur A. Miller: Bur: Wooster Cem., Wooster, OH

[NI073045] PA 1910 Census Miracode Index
Thomas W Boyer State: PA Enumeration District: 0138 Color: W Age: 30 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0406 Co.: Cambria, Johnstown Relation: Husband ImageNum: 00430463 Other Residents:
Wife Flora 30, PA
Dau. Myrtle 11, PA
Dau. Mary 07, PA
Son Neven 02, PA
Son Thomas 05, PA

[NI073051] "This Christian Berkey [BK2] was perhaps the 1 who was an adjacent land owner to John Hochstetler in Elk Lick Twp Somerset PA" Eber Cockley in Laurel Messenger Aug 1971 given as source for some info concerning Christian. "On ship list as Christian Burcki 10/8/1737. Catrina Burkie (and no other Burcki or Burkie) on list of women & children."

[NI073054] 1860 Census Quemahoning Twp., Somerset Co., PA 11 Jun 1860 by Josiah H. Zimmerman
196 214 BLOUGH Christena 55 F Farmer 3200 820 PA
Andrew 27 M PA
Jessa 24 M PA
Christianna 17 F PA
Michael 15 M PA

[NI073055] 1850 Census Paint Twp., Somerset Co., PA
3 Penrod, Madaline 48 F 300 Acres
Penrod, Elizabeth 14 F
Penrod, William 12 M

[NI073058] 1850 Census Quemahoning Twp., Somerset Co., PA Enumerated on 16 Oct 1850 by J. J. Schell
128 133 BLOUGH Jonas 44 M Farmer 1500 acres PA
Elisabeth 43 F PA can't read or write
Josiah 19 M Farmer PA
William 17 M Farmer PA
Rachel 13 F PA
Susanna 7 F PA
Caroline 5 F PA
1860 Census Quemahoning Twp., Somerset Co., PA 11 Jun 1860 by Josiah H. Zimmerman
186 204 BLOUGH Jonas 54 M Farmer 2500 572 PA
Elizabeth 52 F PA
Rachel 21 F PA
Susan 18 F PA.
Caroline 15 F PA.

[NI073064] 1850 Census of Conemaugh Twp., Somerset Co., PA
208 216 HARSHBERGER Christian 68 M Gentleman

[NI073082] 1850 Federal Census Elklick Twp., Somerset Co., PA Enumerated 17 Oct 1850 by John H. Smith
15 24 25 Peachey Peter 69 M Farmer 500 Md.
16 24 25 Peachey Barbara 66 F Md
17 24 25 Peachey Adam 20 M Labourer Md
18 24 25 Boughman Godleap 7 M Md
19 24 25 Martin Margaret 18 F Md
20 24 25 Peachey Elizabeth 23 F

[NI073083] 1850 Federal Census Richland Twp., Cambria Co., PA 11 Nov by Henry Cook
39 142 148 HARSHBERGER Jacob 61 M F none 2,000 PA
40 142 148 HARSHBERGER Barbara 54 F PA
41 142 148 HARSHBERGER Joseph 24 M Laborer PA
42 142 148 HARSHBERGER Jonathan 21 M Farmer PA
1 142 148 HARSHBERGER Lydia 18 F PA
2 142 148 HARSHBERGER Christena 16 F PA
3 142 148 HARSHBERGER Martha 11 F PA
4 143 149 HARSHBERGER Daniel 23 M Laborer PA
5 143 149 HARSHBERGER Elizabeth 22 F PA

[NI073093] Herald of Truth, Vol XXXVII, # 23, Dec 1, 1900, pg 366. BLOUGH. On 25 Oct 1900, Johnstown, Pa of infirmities of old age, Fannie, widow/o Henry Blough (deceased) aged 86y 1m 5d. Bur 27th in Blough Menn grvyd. Funeral by S. D. Yoder.

[NI073095] 1870 census Shade Twp., Somerset Co., PA Enumerated 8 Jul 1870 by Hiram J. Boytz
31 166 167 Hershberger Elisa 53 F W house keeper 600 Pa
1880 Federal Census Shade Twp., Somerset Co., PA Enumerator O.W.Williamson Pg 21, 21 Jun 1880
440A 10 182 192 Harshberger Elizabeth W F 69 Keeping house PA PA PA

[NI073099] 1850 Federal Census Addison Twp., Somerset Co., PA Enumerated 1 Aug 1850 by John H. Smith
10 85 92 Harshbarger John 36 M Farmer 2,500 Pa
11 85 92 Harshbarger Barbara 30 F Pa
12 85 92 Harshbarger Jere'ah 21 M Labourer Pa
13 85 92 Harshbarger Jonas 19 M Pa
14 85 92 Harshbarger Mary 17 F Pa
15 85 92 Harshbarger Ann 15 F Pa
16 85 92 Harshbarger Charlotte 13 F Pa
17 85 92 Harshbarger John 11 M Pa
18 85 92 Harshbarger Sally 9 F Pa
19 85 92 Harshbarger Lucinda 7 F Pa
20 85 92 Harshbarger Joel 4 M Pa

[NI073105] 1850 Federal Census Elklick Twp., Somerset Co., PA Enumerated 21 Oct 1850 by John H. Smith
17 116 120 Livengood John C. 49 M Farmer 4,000 PA
18 116 120 Livengood Mary 42 F PA
19 116 120 Livengood Samuel J. 20 M Labourer PA
20 116 120 Livengood Nancy 20 F PA
21 116 120 Livengood Nancy 19 F PA
22 116 120 Livengood Jeremiah 15 M Labourer PA
23 116 120 Livengood John 13 M PA
24 116 120 Livengood Sarah 11 F PA
25 116 120 Livengood Elizabeth 9 F PA
26 116 120 Livengood Peter 4 M PA
27 116 120 Livengood Mary 2 F PA
28 116 120 Livengood Annanias 1/12 M PA

[NI073106] Herald Of Truth - Vol XIV # 12, Dec 1877, pg 196, 197, 198. Nov 2, Conemaugh Twp, Somerset co, PA very suddenly Bishop Samuel Blough, aged 74y 6m 11d. Bro Blough was faithful servant of the Lord, & bishop in Menn Ch. He was b 1803, in same Co in which he d. In 1843 he was chosen to ministry, & in 1850 or 51 he was ordained bishop, which office he faithfully filled. On 28 Oct, only 5d previous to death, in good health, he preached the last time. The last 3ds he went with his wife visiting. The eve before his death he was engaged in reading late. At 4 am he arose, made the fire & returned to bed, & shortly after, before his aged wife could render any asst he was still in death. Bur the 4th, attended by many breth & sis', relatives & friends, who mourn his loss. He lived with his wife over 52ys. He leaves wife & 5 chdn. Funeral sermon by Peter A Blough & an exhortation by aged minister Jacob Blough, & Samuel Blough.
1850 Census Conemaugh Twp., Somerset Co., PA
15 15 BLOUGH Samuel 47 M Farmer
Magdeline 48 F
John 17 M
Barbara 15 F
Catharine 13 F
Benjamin 10 M
Magdeline 8 F
1870 Census Conemaugh Twp, Somerset Co, PA 19 Aug H. J. Boyts
24 197 196 Blaugh Samuel 69 M W Retired Farmer 3,000 Penna
Blaugh Martha 67 F W wife Penna

[NI073107] Herald of Truth Vol XXV # 6 Mar 15 1888 pg 94, 95. Hershberger. On 18 Feb, Paris Twp, Kent Co, MI d after 4d illness, of Pneumonia, Esther (Blough) w/o Abraham Hershberger age 81y 5m 16d. Funeral 20th in Menn Ch in Caledonia by Christian Wenger & Peter Keim. She b Quemahoning Twp, Somerset Co, Pa Sep 2 1806, m Abm Hershberger Jan 27 1839, m 49y 2d. Memb Menn Ch for over 43y. She leaves husb, 1 son & 3 daus.

[NI073110] 1860 Census Richland Twp., Cambria Co., PA by HA McPike, Aug 14, 1860
417 20 2732 2768 Kauffman Jonah 31 M farmer 500 275 PA
417 21 2732 2768 Kauffman Mary 34 F PA
417 22 2732 2768 Kauffman Mary 11 F PA
417 23 2732 2768 Kauffman Stephen 9 M PA
417 24 2732 2768 Kauffman Elizabeth 4 F PA
417 25 2732 2768 Kauffman ***** PA

[NI073111] From Biographical & Porttrait Cyclopedia of Cambria Co., PA 1896: was b in 1804, & grew to manhood. Moses Harshberger was a farmer & after owning & cultivating the Abner Griffith farm near Walnut Grove, Cambria Co., removed to Adams Twp, where he d Oct 1885. This farm has been in the ownership of the family ever since. He was a respected citizen & a good business man who prospered in all his undertakings. He m a Miss Shryock, of Shanksville, in Somerset Co., & they were the parents of 2 chdn: John M., & Mary, who became the wife of Christian Shetler.
1850 Census Conemaugh Twp., Cambria Co., PA 23 Oct by Henry Cook
15 265 299 Harshberger Moses 44 M Farmer 3,350 Pa
Harshberger Catherine 39 F Pa
Harshberger John 15 M Pa
Harshberger Mary 12 F Pa
1860 Census Richland Twp., Cambria Co., PA by HA McPike, Aug 10, 1860
407 2 2657 2694 Harshberger Moses 56 M farmer 3000 300 PA
Harshberger Catherine 50 F PA
Harshberger Mary 32 F PA

[NI073112] 1870 Census Paint Twp., Somerset Co., PA Enumerated on 14 Jun 1870 by H. J. Boyts
38 115 101 Miller Isaac 30 M W carpenter Pa
39 115 101 Miller Catharina 29 F W wife Pa
40 115 101 Miller Susanna 8 F W At Home Pa
1 115 101 Miller Sarah 7 F W At Home Pa
2 115 101 Miller Moses 5 M W At Home Pa
3 115 101 Miller Ledia 3 F W At Home Pa
4 115 101 Miller Catherine 4/12 F W At Home Pa Feb

[NI073113] 1870 Census Conemaugh Twp., Somerset Co., PA 10 Aug 1870 H. J. Boyts
30 61 60 Eash David 61 M W Farm Laborer 600 PA
Eash Susan 60 F W wife PA

[NI073117] HERALD OF TRUTH - Vol IV # 8, Aug 1867 pgs 115, 116. On 7 Jun, Richland Twp, Cambria Co, Pa, of cancer from which he suffered severely, Daniel Eash, aged 48y 6m 22d. He was bur on 9th, upon which occasion Moses B Miller preached an appropriate discourse. He was faithful memb of Omish Menn Ch.
1850 census Richland Twp, Cambria Co., PA 5 Nov Henry Cook
42 51 52 EASH Daniel 32 M Farmer 400 PA
EASH Christena 32 F PA
EASH Joseph 9 M PA
EASH Adam 8 M PA
EASH Anna 7 F PA
EASH Henry 5 M PA
EASH Sarah 3 F PA
EASH Barbara 1 F PA
1860 Census Richland Twp, Cambria Co., PA by HA McPike, Aug 17
422 2 2764 2799 Eash Daniel 42 M farmer 400 150 PA
Eash Christina 42 F PA
Eash Joseph 20 M farm laborer PA
Eash Adam 18 M farm laborer PA
Eash Annie 16 F PA
Eash Henry 14 M PA
Eash Sarah 11 F PA
Eash Barbara 9 F PA
Eash Catherine 7 F PA
Eash David 5 M PA
Eash Mary 3 F PA
Eash Daniel 1 M PA

[NI073118] 1850 census Richland Twp., Cambria Co., PA 5 Nov by Henry Cook
38 43 44 HARSHBERGER John 26 M Laborer PA
HARSHBERGER Elizabeth 25 F PA
HARSHBERGER Catherine 1 F PA

[NI073122] 1860 Census Richland Twp., Cambria Co., PA by HA McPike, Aug 18, 1860
426 16 2796 2831 Orris Isaac 26 M farm laborer 100 PA
426 17 2796 2831 Orris Dorothy 27 F PA
426 18 2796 2831 Orris William 5 M PA
426 19 2796 2831 Orris Joseph 4 M PA
426 20 2796 2831 Orris Mary 3 F PA
426 21 2796 2831 Orris Hiram 1 M PA

[NI073124] 1850 Census of Conemaugh Twp., Somerset Co., PA
185 193 KAUFMAN Jacob 43 M Farmer
Nancy 39 F
HERSHBERGER Franey 76 F
John 37 M Laborer
MILLER Malty* 25 F
HERSHBERGER Daniel 74 M Farmer

[NI073127] The Gospel Witness - Vol 2 # 35 Nov 28 1906 pgs 559, 560. LEHMAN, John of Davidsville, PA d Nov 9 1906 aged 88y 9m 5d. Funeral on 10th, Stahl Ch by S D Yoder, L A Blough & S Gindlesperger. Bur family grvyd. Bro Lehman memb Amish Ch for many yrs. He was father of 8 chdn, 3 of whom preceded, 43 gchdn, 48 ggchdn & 3 gggchdn remain.
Same Obit in Herald of Truth Wk 5: Nov 29 1906 pg 460 Vol XLIII # 48
1850 Census of Conemaugh Twp., Somerset Co., PA
203 211 LEHMAN John 32 M Farmer
Lydia 34 F
Daniel 12 M
Mary 10 F
Elisabeth 6 F
Franey 3 F
1870 Census of Conemaugh Twp., Somerset Co., PA 13 Aug H. J. Boyts
40 122 117 Lehman John 52 M W Farmer 5,000 1,100 Pa
Lehman Lydia 56 F W wife Pa
Lehman Francis 22 F W at home Pa
Lehman Levi 18 M W at home Pa
Lehman Mary 15 F W at home Pa
Lehman Joseph 12 M W at home Pa

[NI073172] 1850 Federal Census Elklick Twp., Somerset Co., PA Enumerated 1 Nov 1850 by John H. Smith
13 155 159 Hochstetler Daniel 46 M Farmer 3,000 PA
14 155 159 Hochstetler Franey 47 F PA
15 155 159 Hochstetler Barbara 17 F PA
16 155 159 Hochstetler Joseph 16 M Labourer PA
17 155 159 Hochstetler Elizabeth 15 F PA
18 155 159 Hochstetler Moses 13 M PA
19 155 159 Hochstetler Catharine 11 F PA
20 155 159 Hochstetler Mary 9 F PA
21 155 159 Hochstetler Lydia 8 F PA
22 155 159 Hochstetler Sarah 6 F PA
23 155 159 Hochstetler David 4 M PA

[NI073175] 1850 Census Elklick Twp., Somerset Co., PA 18 Oct 1850 John H. Smith
8 41 43 Hershberger Daniel 43 M Farmer 3,500 PA
Hershberger Sarah 36 F PA
Hershberger Elias 14 M PA
Hershberger Elizabeth 11 F PA
Hershberger Emanuel 8 M PA
Hershberger Daniel 4 M PA
Hershberger Sarah 2 F PA
CENSUS 1870 Elk Lick Twp., Somerset Co., PA 19 August 1870 Michael G. Smith
27 108 108 Hershberger Daniel 63 M W Farmer 20,100 4,360 PA
Hershberger Sarah 55 F W House Keeper PA
Hershberger Sarah 21 F W PA
Hershberger Barbara 19 F W PA
Hershberger Jonas 17 M W PA
Hershberger John 15 M W PA
Ringler Polly 29 F W PA
Knagy Mary J. 10 F W MD
Deetrich Elizabeth 1 F W PA

[NI073186] 1850 Federal Census Elklick Twp., Somerset Co., PA Enumerated 16 Oct 1850 by John H. Smith
30 26 27 Yutsey Peter 61 M Farmer 2,500 Germany
31 26 27 Yutsey Maria 35 F Pa
32 26 27 Yutsey Catharine 19 F Pa
33 26 27 Yutsey Sarah 13 F Pa
34 26 27 Yutsey Barbara 3 F Pa
35 26 27 Yutsey Lydia 5/12 F Pa

[NI073189] 1850 Federal Census Elklick Twp., Somerset Co., PA Enumerated 1 Nov 1850 by John H. Smith
8 161 165 Hershberger Susan 50 F PA
9 161 165 Hershberger Solomon 17 M Labourer PA
10 161 165 Hershberger Elizabeth 11 F PA

[NI073190] 1850 Federal Census Elklick Twp., Somerset Co., PA Enumerated 1 Nov 1850 by John H. Smith
4 160 164 Hershberger Jacob 35 M Farmer 2,000 PA
5 160 164 Hershberger Susan 26 F PA
6 160 164 Hershberger Nancy 11 F PA
7 160 164 Hershberger Mary 8 F PA
CENSUS 1870 Elk Lick Twp., Somerset Co., PA Enumerated 11 August 1870 by Michael G. Smith
34 47 47 Hershberger Jacob 60 M W Retired Farmer 9,000 Penna
35 47 47 Hershberger Susannah 53 F W House Keeper 5,000 Penna

[NI073193] 1850 Federal Census Addison Twp., Somerset Co., PA Enumerated 30 Jul 1850 by John H. Smith
41 14 14 Shumaker John 36 M Farmer 400
42 14 14 Shumaker Sally 31 F
1 14 14 Shumaker Barbara 14 F Penna
2 14 14 Shumaker Eliza 12 F Penna
3 14 14 Shumaker Catharine 10 F Penna
4 14 14 Shumaker Sarah 8 F Penna
5 14 14 Shumaker Peggy 3 F Penna
6 14 14 Shumaker John 1 M Penna
8 14 14 Vaucht Elizabeth 50 F Penna

[NI073195] 1850 Federal Census Elklick Twp., Somerset Co., PA Enumerated 19 Oct 1850 by John H. Smith
41 75 77 Shrock Samuel 34 M Shoemaker 900 PA
42 75 77 Shrock Catherine 32 F PA
1 75 77 Shrock Dinah 8 F PA
2 75 77 Shrock Caroline 4 F PA
3 75 77 Shrock John 2 M PA
4 75 77 Hershberger Edward 15 M Labourer PA
CENSUS 1870 Elk Lick Twp., Somerset Co., PA Enumerated 11 August 1870 by Michael G. Smith
16 44 44 Schrock Samuel 57 M W Farmer 3,300 970 Penna
17 44 44 Schrock Catharine 53 F W House Keeper Penna
18 44 44 Voight Catharine 12 F W Penna
19 44 44 Backus Cyrus 12 M W Penna

[NI073196] 1850 Census Elklick Twp., Somerset Co., PA 17 Oct John H. Smith
13 35 37 Harshberger Jeremiah 31 M Labourer 400 Penna
Harshberger Eliza 22 F Penna
Harshberger Lydia 4 F Penna
Harshberger Eliza 1 F Penna
CENSUS 1870 Elk Lick Twp., Somerset Co., PA 17 Aug Michael G. Smith
3 92 92 Hersberger Jere 50 * M W 3,000 500 Penna
REMARKS: * Age written over could be 57
4 92 92 Hersberger Eliza 45 F W Penna
Hersberger Lydia 24 F W Penna
Hersberger Elizabeth 22 F W Penna
Hersberger Susan 18 F W Penna
Hersberger Elias 7 M W Penna
Hersberger Sarah 3 F W Penna

[NI073199] 1850 Census Elklick Twp., Somerset Co., PA 17 Oct John H. Smith
2 33 35 Folk John 28 M Labourer Penna
Folk Matilda 25 F Penna
Folk Lucinda 6 F Penna
Folk Elisabeth 3 F Penna
Folk Abraham 5 M Penna
CENSUS 1870 Elk Lick Twp., Somerset Co., PA 18 August Michael G. Smith
14 101 101 Folk John 48 M W Farmer 9,000 1,300 Penna
Folk Matilda 45 F W House Keeper Penna
Folk Lucinda 26 F W Penna
Folk Elizabeth 23 F W Penna
Folk Mary 20 F W Penna
Folk Caroline 17 F W Penna
Folk Araminta 14 F W Penna
Folk Seville 12 M W Penna
Folk John W. 9 M W Penna
Folk Jacob 8 M W Penna
Folk Christ 6 M W Penna
Folk William N. 2 M W Penna
Folk Milton 3/12 M W Penna March
Shoemaker Daniel 19 M W Laborer Penna

[NI073244] 1850 census Richland Twp., Cambria Co., PA 6 Nov by Henry Cook
17 78 82 MAST Christian 28 M Laborer PA
18 78 82 MAST Mary 27 F PA
19 78 82 MAST Jacob 2 M PA
20 78 82 MAST Samuel 6/12 M PA

[NI073247] 1860 Census Richland Twp., Cambria Co., PA by HA McPike, Aug 20, 1860
427 12 2801 2836 Harshberger Daniel 33 M farmer 3000 850 PA
427 13 2801 2836 Harshberger Elizabeth 32 F PA
427 14 2801 2836 Harshberger Christina 7 F PA
427 15 2801 2836 Harshberger Magdalen 5 F PA
427 16 2801 2836 Harshberger Samuel 4 M PA
427 17 2801 2836 Harshberger Moses 1 M PA
427 18 2801 2836 Harshberger Magdalen 21 F 500 PA

[NI073249] Herald of Truth, Vol XXXIX # 3 Feb 1 1902 pg 45, 46. JONATHAN HARSHBERGER b Jul 8 1829, Elklick twp, Somerset Co, Pa, & afterwards moved with his parents to Cambria Co & united with Amish Menn Ch in his early yrs. He m nearly 50y ago Elizabeth Yoder, & soon after their marriage they moved into Conemaugh twp, Somerset Co on farm where they lived until his death. To this union were b 2 sons & 3 daus. 1 dau preceded him. He was ordained to ministry of gospel in Amish Menn Ch in 1860. In this calling he labored faithfully whenever health would permit. He had been troubled with rheumatism for over a wk, but was not thought dangerously ill, for he had been abt most of the time & did not miss 1 meal at table until eve of his death he had a severe attack of pain in his chest & arm & suffered with shortness of breath so that he could not stay in bed. He sat in an arm chair, & when his wife wanted to assist him to put on more clothing he fell forward to floor & d instantly. Thus he d Jan 9 1902 aged 72y 9m 1d, leaving a widow, 2 sons, & 2 daus & a # of gchdn, 1 bro, whose wife d few wks ago, & a host of friends to mourn their loss. Funeral on 12th. Serv at Kaufman M H, where a large concourse of friends & neighbors assembled to pay the last tribute of respect to 1 who will be greatly missed in the Ch, the home & in the neighborhood. Servs by Bishop Michael Yoder of Mifflin Co, & Bishop Jonas Blough; bur grvyd on farm of Joseph T Yoder.
1870 Census of Conemaugh Twp., Somerset Co., PA 8 Aug H. J. Boyts
18 20 20 Hershberger Jonathan 41 M W Farmer/Carpenter 2,500 200 Penna
Hershberger Elisabeth 35 F W wife Pa
Hershberger Tobias 15 M W at home Pa
Hershberger Jacob 13 M W at home Pa
Hershberger Mary 5 F W at home Pa

Hershberger Polly 3 F W at home Pa

[NI073250] Elizabeth Yoder 3 Apr 1835
Gospel Herald - Vol VII # 7 May 14 1914, pg 111. Hershberger, Elizabeth (Yoder) b Apr 3 1835 d Apr 19 1914 aged 79y 16d. She m Jonathan Hershberger Mar 6 1856. To this union were b 5 chdn of whom 3, together with husb, preceded her. She leaves 1 son & 1 dau, 17 gchdn, & 4 ggchdn. Funeral serv Kaufman Menn Ch, Davidville, Pa by L A Blough & James Saylor.

[NI073270] Gospel Herald Vol XVIII # 17 Jul 23 1925 pg 351. Hostetler, Christian J s/o Joseph H Hostetler b Johnstown, Pa Nov 6 1830 d of old age at his home, Shelbyville, IL Jul 5 1925 aged 94y 7m 29d. In his father's family there were grown up 5 sons, of whom he was oldest & 6 daus. Joseph, Haven, KS is the only surviving memb of family.

[NI073306] Gospel Herald Vol XIX # 13, Jun 24 1926 pgs 287, 288. Hershberger, Cyrus b Nov 20 1844 d Johnstown, Pa, May 21 1926 aged 81y 6m 1d. He m Christina Weaver, who d 13 yrs ago. He was also preceded by 1 son Daniel, who d at age of 9 yrs. He is survived by 2 sons & 3 daus, 39 gchdn & 9 ggchdn. For some time he had some trouble with his heart, but was able to be abt. On day of his death, he went to the city, & while waiting for an auto bus, dropped over & was gone. Many yrs ago he united with Menn Ch & d in full fellowship with God's people. Funeral servs conducted in home & in Thomas Menn Ch by S G Shetler, assisted by J S Shoemaker of Freeport, IL. Bur in cem adjoining churchyard.
PA 1910 Census Miracode Index
Cyrus Hershberger State: PA Dist: 0132 Color: W Age: 65 B Pl: PA Visit: 0013 Co: Somerset Relation: Husb. ImageNum: 02090403
Wife Christena 62, PA
Cyrus Hershberger 20 Nov 1844
1870 Census Richland Twp, Cambria Co, PA 9 Aug John Wilkin
35 46 46 Harshberger Ciras 25 M W laborer PA
Harshberger Cristiania 22 F W housekeeper PA
Harshberger Daniel 1 M W PA

[NI073309] PA 1910 Census Miracode Index
Samuel Hershberger State: PA Enumeration Dist.: 0158 Color: W Age: 78 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0158 Co.: Cambria Relation: Husb. ImageNum: 02090466 Other Residents:
Wife Rachel 58, PA
dau. Mary J 23, PA

[NI073314] PA 1910 Census Miracode Index
( 18 July 1840 ) John Harshberger State: PA Enumeration Dist.: 0128 Color: W Age: 69 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0103 Co.: Cambria, Johnstown Relation: Husb. ImageNum: 02090439 Other Residents:
Wife Sarah 65, PA
Son Clunus A 42, PA
Son John L 28, PA

[NI073319] From Biographical & Porttrait Cyclopedia of Cambria Co., PA 1896: John M. Harshberger was b on the farm in Conemaugh Twp on Aug 13 1835. He attended the public schools, taught 2 terms, & then engaged in farming, which he has followed with profitable results ever since. He still resides on the home farm, is influential & useful in his community & respected where ever he is kwn. Mr. Harshberger is a rep citizen & 1st-class farmer & business man. He is rep in politics & memb German Bapt ch, in which he has always been an active worker. John M. Harshberger, on Dec 25 1853, m Catherine Wertz, d/o Jacob Wertz; to their union have 11 chdn b, 6 sons & 5 daugs: Cornelius; George M., prominent business man of Johnstown; Mary Catharine, deceased at 6 yrs of age; Malinda Jane w/o Jacob G. Custer; Milton, deceased in infancy; Minnie E., w/o Samuel W. Pearse, Johnstown; Ira H., engaged in farming; Lizzie; Jacob W., a teacher; Edith May, at home; & David, who d in infancy.
1860 Census Richland Twp., Cambria Co., PA by HA McPike, Aug 10, 1860
407 5 2658 2695 Harshberger John 25 M farmer 450 PA
407 6 2658 2695 Harshberger Catherine 19 F PA
407 7 2658 2695 Harshberger Cornelius 11/12 M PA

[NI073368] Fannie m. Jonas S. Hartzler Feb 5, 1880. Jonas was a well-respected man of the ch. & served in the Amish Menn & Menn conferences as secretary. He was involved in the beginnings of the Elkhart Institute that was the forerunner of the Goshen College. He serv as minister to several congregations including Goshen College. Quite a historian as he wrote & co-wrote several books. Jonas was the gnephew of Isaac Smucker, one of the early leaders of the Amish Menn Ch & one of the 1st settlers in Clinton Twp. Jonas & Fannie had only 1 chld, Vernon, who had started school at Purdue Univ looking forward to a promising career in mechanical engineering. After starting his 3rd yr of studies Vernon came home unable to contend with his studies because of illness. On Feb 26 1907, at the age of 26, Vernon succumbed to Tuberculosis, in which he likely contracted from a friend & fellow classmate. In the 1880's, Jonas came to northern MI & visited Mancelona & the small settlement in Arkona near Bellaire called "Troyers Schoolhouse" to preach to the Menn & Amish Menn settlers who were without a Minister. Fannie had a cancerous tumor of the womb & was operated on the same day Jonas was to leave on a fact finding trip to India for the ch abt 1925, Fannie had a stroke, which left her with a slight paralysis causing her to "drag" her left foot in the yrs following. Fannie suffered more strokes affecting her speech & mobility until she d in 1929, but not before she lay in a coma for 60 hrs. Jonas lived another 24 yrs past his beloved Fannie & m. several yrs after her death. Jonas lived until the age of 96.

[NI073397] South Bend Trib Tue May 19 1964 pg 29 Goshen-Mrs. Anna L. Miller 68 of 628 N. 6th St. d 11:58 pm Mon at Peterson nrsg. home were she had been a patient since Jul b 9 Feb 1896 Arthur, IL lived in Goshen for 20 yrs. coming here from Shipshewana. Jun 1914 m Clarence Miller who d Dec 10 1960 was a mem. of N. Goshen Men. Ch. survived by 5 sons Emory, Leroy, Ira, all Goshen, Harley, Sturgis, & Franklin, Dorchester, MA 3 dau.s Mrs. Jean Newell, LaPort, IN, Mrs. Paul Ebersole, Phoenix, AZ, & Mrs. Richard Shultz, Constantine, 23 gchldn, 3 ggchldn 1 bro. Thomas Hersberger, Shipshewana, 1 sis. Dora GIGGY, Howe. Friends may call in the Yoder-Culp Funeral home, services at 2 pm Thu in N. Goshen Men. Ch. Rev. Russell Krabill & Rev. Vernon U. Miller officiate. Bur. Oak Ridge Cem.

[NI073733] YODER - Bridget "Toot", 85, Johnstown, d. Jul 10 1999 , UPMC Lee Regional. b. Nov 2 1913 Johnstown, d/o Cornelius & Rose (Burns) Settlemire. Preceded in death by hus. John Yoder; sis.s Irene Settlemire & Julia Boring; & dau.s, Virginia Oaks & Ida Rose Kuzmyak. Survived by dau., Arda, w/o Robert Curchey; sons James, & Louelien, Johnstown. Dau.s, Dorothy, w/o Benjamin Gordon, & Betty, w/o Charles Bottorff, Windber; & son, John, m. Donna Wyman, SC; 16 gchldn, 21 ggchldn & several gggchldn. Si. of Ella Dorie Jurcevich, OH; Gwen Bender, NJ; Daniel Settlemire, MT; & Cornelius Settlemire m. Lou, Johnstown. Also survived by son-in-law, Ernest Oaks, & numerous nieces & nephews. She was memb. of Ladies Auxiliary of Prospect GBU. Friends received 2-4 & 7-9 pm Mon.
Picking-Treece-Bennett Mortuary Inc., where serv.s held 11 am Tue. Bur. Mount Hope Cem.

[NI073764] Adam Snyder, a native of Germany, settled early where the town of Somerset now is, & laid out the north part of the town. By trade he was a tailor. His Chdn were Jacob, Adam, Henry, John & Joseph. [Source: History of Bedford, Somerset, & Fulton Cos1884. Waterman, Watkins & Co. p. 517.]

[NI073772] Henry followed farming in Stony Creek. He d in 1856, at age 71, having lived in this Co from time when he was 3 yrs old. He m Christina Mowry, & was father of 6 Chdn: John H., Jacob, George (deceased), Joseph (deceased), Michael & Sarah (Coleman). [Source: History of Bedford, Somerset, & Fulton Cos1884. Waterman, Watkins & Co. p. 517.]
1850 Census Stoneycreek Twp., Somerset Co., PA
255 167 SNYDER Henry 64 M Farmer MD
SNYDER Christian 63 F PA
SNYDER Michael 24 M PA

[NI073776] 1850 Census Somerset Boro, Somerset Twp, Somerset Co., PA 20 Jul 1850 by Jno. J. Schell
38 19 21 Coffroth John 63 M Gentleman 500 MD
Coffroth Mary M. 56 F PA
Coffroth Alex H. 23 M Editor PA

[NI073779] George Parker was b Stoystown in 1795. The following yr his mother with 4 small chdn, settled in Somerset. Subsequently, she became the w/o Capt. John Webster. George Parker, her youngest chld, learned the trade of saddler with John Tatlinger. He became a partner of Gen. George Ross (formerly of Chambersburg, PA) in mercantile business, & thereafter the firm of Ross & Parker existed for a period of abt 40 yrs. He m Catharine, d/o Adam Schneider, one of the proprietors of the town. The chdn b of this m were: Agnes, Martha, John W., Amanda, Ann, Almira & George R. The latter has been engaged in merchandising from boyhood. His bro John W., was also kwn as a merchant until his death, in 1865. George Parker, the father, d May 1870. (Source: History of Bedford, Somerset & Fulton Co.s, PA, 1884, Waterman, Watkins & Co., p. 449)
1870 Census Somerset Boro, Somerset Twp, Somerset Co, PA 21 Jun 1870 by Christian Streng, p3
8 22 23 Parker George 75 M W Merchant 10,000 8,000 PA
Parker Catharine 76 F W Keeping house PA
Parker George 33 M W Store Keeper 2,000 PA
Parker Susan 30 F W PA
Parker Webster 15 M W Clerk in Store PA
Knepper Anna 15 F W Domestic Servant PA
1870 Census Somerset Boro, Somerset Twp., Somerset Co., PA 21 Jun 1870 by Christian Streng, p.1
8 22 23 Parker George 75 M W Merchant 10,000 8,000 PA
Parker Catharine 76 F W Keeping house PA
Parker George 33 M W Store Keeper 2,000 PA
Parker Susan 30 F W PA
Parker Webster 15 M W Clerk in Store PA
Knepper Anna 15 F W Domestic Servant PA

[NI073784] 1850 Census Somerset Boro, Somerset Twp, Somerset Co., PA
15 66 72 Snyder Joseph 48 M W Wagon Maker 1,800 PA
Snyder Mary 41 F W PA
Snyder John H. 10 M W PA
1870 Census Somerset Boro, Somerset Twp, Somerset Co, PA 23 Jun 1870 by Christian Streng
38 76 82 Snyder Joseph 67 M W Retir Wagon Maker 6,000 1,000 PA
Snyder Mary 57 F W Keeping house PA

[NI073830] This Jacob Brubaker possessed a copy of Martyrs' Mirror published at Ephrata, PA, in 1748. The first entry reads: 'In the yr of Christ 1749 on May 30 have I, Jacob Brubaker, united in marriage with Christian Steinman's dau. Susanna.' This was the yr after the death of his father, & Jacob was about 28 yrs old. Where Jacob & Susanna lived is not definitely known, but they probably lived near the present farm buildings on the property now owned by the Ch. of the Apostles at the edge of Rohrerstown. Jacob d. intestate in 1779.

[NI073840] The pioneer of the Nissley family in America was JACOB NISSLEY, who emigrated from Switzerland in 1719, & settled in Mt. Joy Twp., Lancaster Co., where he took up a large section of land, purchased from William Penn. The land remained in the Nissley family for about 150 yrs, when it was bought by David Wolgemuth. Jacob Nissley was naturalized in 1729.

[NI073847] In 1733 Ulrich 69, his wife & 2 sons Jacob 19 & Ulrich, Jr. 22 immigrated to the U.S. They came over on the ship 'Hope' that sailed from Rotterdam with Daniel Reid as shipmaster. A tract of land containing 229 acres, lying west of the Schuylkill River in North Coventry Twp. in Chester Co. was conveyed to Ulrich on Apr 10 1736. On May 17 1749 this land was sold to John Staner. Ulrich's son, John, had immigrated in 1727 & settled in Rapho Twp. in Lancaster Co.. In 1729 son Christian immigrated to Donegal Twp., Lancaster Co.. When Ulrich Sr. arrived in 1733 he settled near his bro., Daniel, but it seems likely that the pull of his sons in Lancaster Co. caused him to relocate to that area along with his son Ulrich, Jr. Jacob Ulrich Sr.'s youngest son stayed in the Philadelphia area, m. the widow of his 1st cousin, John, & changed his name to Longacre. // "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
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.
Ulrich (|) Loninacre
Ulrich (X) Loninacre, Junr.
Jacob (X) Loninacre

[NI073868] From payroll of Capt. Peter Lane's Co. 25 Sep to 24 Nov 1812. Pvt William Troutman Co. was attached to Purviance's 2nd Reg, PA Infantry
History of Somerset & Bedford Co.s indicated that he was a soldier of 1812 & was b in 1792 on the farm of his father, William TROUTMAN, who was one of the early settlers of Southampton Twp
1850 Federal Census Southampton Twp., Somerset Co., PA Enumerated 16 Aug 1850 by John H. Smith
1 55 56 Troutman W'm. 57 M Farmer 3,000 PA
2 55 56 Troutman Christine 55 F PA
3 55 56 Troutman John 20 M Labourer PA
4 55 56 Troutman Enoch 16 M Labourer PA
5 55 56 Troutman Hiram 14 M PA
6 55 56 Troutman Matilda 22 F Maid

[NI073928] Will Book #3 page 267. Bedford County Wills. Peter Koons In the name of God, Amen. I, Peter Koons of Colerain Twp Bedford Co. blacksmith being weake in body but of Sound mind & memory blessed be God for the same, do this day make & publish this my last will & testament in the manner following. 1st, that after my decease my body shall be decently interred in the Graveyard at School House; & as soon after my interment that my funeral expenses be pd & all my Just Debts out of the 1st money that may come into the hands of my executors. 2ndly, I do will & bequeath unto my beloved wife Catharine all my Real personal & mixed property for her use for & during her natural life or as long as she shall remain my widow & also that my son John shall occupy & farm the Englebright tract & likewise what land is on the Hartley tract as long as my wife Catharine shall live; & give to my wife the 1/3 of all the Projuct of said Lands & at the decease of my wife Catharine my son John Koons shall have the Englebright place or tract by paying $1400 in the following manner in $200 each yr for 7 to be then equally divided among my 7 chldn. Each child is to get $200 out of the Englebright tract & at the decease of my wife the present home place on what I called the Hartley tract being 78 acs shall be valued & appraised, that each of my heirs shall have or get share & share alike & at the decease of my wife all my goods, chattels, household furniture & whatever belonging to me at my decease shall be sold & the proceeds being equally divided that my heirs may get share & share alike & futher that my son John Koons is to have deed in title until he hath pd $1200 to his 6 bros & sis' & when he shall have full title of the said premises & futher if there is not sufficient money in the hands of my Executors to pay all my debts & in (?) my Executors shall sell of my personal property sufficient to pay all just demands & do hereby make & ordain my wife Catherine & my son John Koons executors of this my last will & testament. In witness whereof I Peter Koons the testator have to this my last will written on 1/2 sheet of paper set my hand & seal this 2 Jun 1841 Signed sealed & delivered in the presents of us who have (?) in the presents of each other Henry Messersmith, John McIlwaine // Bedford Co. PA Personally appeared before the Subscriber Register for the Probate of Wills & for granting letters of Administration in & for said Co. Henry Messersmith, Esq. one of the witnesses to the foregoing instrument of (?); who being duly sworn according to the Law doth depose & say that he was personally present & saw & heard the Testator Peter Koons sign seal & publish pronounce & declare the said instrument as & for his last will & testament, that at the time being the said Testor was of sound & disposing mind, memory & understanding according to the best of deponents knowledge & belief & that he signed his name there to as a witness in his presence & at his request & in the presence of the other inscribing witness to the same Sworn & subscribed this 26 Jul 1841 Coram JMB Noble Regr Henry Messersmith // Bedford Co. PA also personally appeared John McIlwain the other subscribing witness to the foregoing instrument of writing who being duly sworn according the Law doth depose & say he was present & saw the Testator Peter Koons sign his name to the forgoing instrument of writing & heard him pronounce the same to be his last will & testament & desire him to sign his name there to as a witness & at the time so doing he was of sound mind & memory & understanding to the best of his knowledge & belief Sworn & Subscribed this 28 Nov 1843 James Bornman, Dept Regr // Know all men by their presents that I Catherine Koons widow of Peter Koons late of Colerain Twp dec (?) executrix in his last will & testament named, have renounced & released & by these presents do renounce & release & quit claim all my right & title as Executrix to the Administration in the estate of the said deceased in any manner whatsoever. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand & seal the 24 May 1844. CATHARINE KOONS // May 25 1844 Letters Testamentary were opened to John Koons Executor in the foregoing will named - he having been duly sworn according to Law. JMB Noble, Regr

[NI074015] George Mortiz & Anna Margaretha Craydle Wolf Hartman resided in York Co, Lancaster Co, Berkeley Co, WV, Washington Co, MD, & Pendleton Co, WV. The only chldn we have total proof is John Peter b. Apr 2 1768 & bap. Apr 24 1768, Christ's Ref. Ch., York Co., PA. The translated record reads Parents: George Marcus & Anna Margaretha Hartman. Sponsor, Peter Wolf, Gfather. According to Christ's Ref. Ch. Records, Anna Margaretha was b. Dec 20 1746. The other chld with proof is Moritz b. Oct 20 1784, bap. Oct 27 1784, Ref. Ch. of Shepherdstown, VA/WV. The record says Parents were Moritz (Mauretz) & Margaretha Hartman. Sponsors: Johannes Mohr & wife, Elisabeth. Chldn of George & Anna : 1st is Henry b. Feb 21 1775, place ukwn, probably Berkeley Co. He m. 1st to Catherine Freshover on Feb 16 1796, Berkeley Co. he m. 2nd Eve Fultz & 3rd to Elizabeth Wise on May 26 1825, Pendleton. The next chld mentioned is James. he left when young & was never heard from. The census index has a James Hartman in 1810 living in Estill Co., KY. Moritz is listed next.b. 10-20-1784, Washingon Co, MD. m. Elizabeth Cook & Sarah Harold Hoover. John is chld #4, m. Mary Hunter in 1795.A ggdau. of John says Mary says Mary was a Fischer. Chld #5 is Daniel, m. Mary Tiller on Dec 24 1811, Pendleton. Daniel b, abt 1788. Margaret is Chld #6, b. Jan 4 1787, d. Apr 6 1883. She m. Jul 15 1807, Pendleton to Jacob Bolton. Chld #7 Elizabeth m. John George Dahmer in 1796. Elizabeth d. abt 1807. Nov 20 1810, John George Dahmer rem. to Nancy Skidmore. Chld #8 Mary m. Jacob Clayton.Mary b. abt 1781. There are supposedly 7-8 other chldn.

[NI074036] PA 1910 Census Miracode Index
Fred P Black State: PA Enumeration District: 0052 Color: W Age: 57 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0095 Co.: Fulton Relation: Husband ImageNum: 00300626 Other Residents:
Wife Kate 54, PA
Son Walter 20, PA

[NI074047] Daniel Langenecker immigrated to the Philadelphia area in 1727 and changed his name to Longacre. He brought his wife, Elizabeth, and children with him. Thomas & John Penn conveyed 230 acres of land on the southeast side of the Schuylkill River to Daniel on May 1 1733. Daniel was a Men. preacher in charge of the Manatawny District. He was also representative along with Jacob Bethel at the convention of the Quakers held at Germantown in Sep 1727. Daniel d. sometime in 1756, for on Oct 12 1756 his wife Elizabeth renounced her right to his properties & gave it to the oldest son, David

[NI074050] CHRISTIAN came to America in 1729 & settled in Donegal in Lancaster Co.. It appears that he was b. abt 1703. He m. Anna Barbary. Christian was a preacher in the Men. Ch. He d. intestate sometime in the first half of 1759, for on June 5, 1759 his son, Peter, petitioned the Orphans Court to value his 500 acres of real estate in Donegal Twp.. The land was valued at 780 pds.

[NI074051] “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

[NI074052] “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

[NI074080] It was said he knew everyone in the town of Lititz. He was a popular man both in the town & the community. He had a soft-spot for the youth & frequently made decisions that might have been somewhat "liberal" for this plain, conservative congregation, on behalf of the youth. Lineaus baptized several people in very cold weather in a pond near Lititz, later caught pneumonia & died.

[NI074249] Obit, Johnstown Trib, 24 Apr 1906 ELTON MERCHANT DEAD William G. Paul, whose Illness Has Been Mentioned in These Columns, d. today. One of Elton's leading citizens d. at his home at 12 pm today, after an illness of pneumonia, which developed last Fri. Mr. Paul was b. Mar 2 1872 in this vicinity & lived all his life here. He owned considerable land at one time but disposed of most of it some yrs ago & had followed the vocation of a merchant. He m. abt 12 yrs ago to Ms Idella BERKEY, d/o Mr. & Mrs. Ephraim BERKEY, who survives him, with 2 chldn, Clarence & Emmett, at home. Mr. PAUL is also survived by Mr. & Mrs. Jeremiah PAUL, 17th Ward, Johnstown & following bro.s & sis.s: Mrs. Dr. HELSEL, of Scalp Level; Mrs. Jacob E. SAUTERS, of Elton; Austin Leroy, an employee of John Thomas and Sons, Johnstown, and Merrill of Elton. Funeral services will be held at 9:30 o'clock Sunday morning in the United Evangelical Church here, with burial in the old Snavely graveyard.

[NI074250] Pennsylvania 1910 Census Miracode Index
Samuel Berkey State: PA Enumeration District: 0151 Color: W Age: 35 Birth Place: Pennsylvania Visit: 0059 County: Cambria Relation: Husband ImageNum: 00460749 Other Residents:
Wife Annie 32, Pennsylvania
Son Ralph 11, Pennsylvania
Son Cloyd 10, Pennsylvania
Daughter Laura 06, Pennsylvania
Daughter Mabel 04, Pennsylvania

[NI074282] Stone in Daley Cem. no death date

[NI074283] Custer, Willis G., 61, 182 Staler St., Central City, d Dec 28 1965, Somerset Comm. Hosp., b May 3 1904, Shade Twp., s/o Jeremiah & Mary (Spangler) Custer. Survived by widow, Genevieve Meck, & chdn: Mrs Ruth Seraski; Willis Jr.; Marilyn, w/o Kirby Crissey, & Shirley, w/o Andrew Trimeloni, all Central City; Robert D. & Raymond, both Brunswick, OH & Ralph, Olive, w/o Eugene Lambert, & Ione, w/o Gary McHenry, all Cleveland; 17 gchdn., bro. of Daniel, Elmer & Alda, w/o C. Nanom Manges, all Central City. Friends received 7 pm Fri & 2 pm Sat at Charles E. Brumbaugh Funeral Home, Central City. Brief serv.s 2 pm Sun Funeral Home, at 2:30 p m Central City EUB Ch., Rev. Marlin A. Miller, bur., Daley Cem.

[NI074284] 1850 Census Stoneycreek Twp., Somerset Co., PA
234 16 BOYER George 30 M Carpenter PA
234 16 BOYER Esther 27 F PA
234 16 BOYER John 8 M PA
234 16 BOYER George 3 M PA
234 16 BOYER Jefferson 8/12 M PA
234 16 STULL, Lana 16 F PA
1870 Census Stoney Creek Twp., Somerset Co., PA Enumerated on 26 Aug 1870 by Christian Streng
39 260 264 Boyer George 53 M W Carpenter 2,500 800 PA
40 260 264 Boyer Ester 51 F W Keeping house PA
1 260 264 Boyer Daniell 18 M W PA
2 260 264 Boyer Joseph 15 M W PA
3 260 264 Boyer Peter 9 M W PA
4 260 264 Boyer Edward 5 M W PA

[NI074315] PA 1910 Census Miracode Index
John Border Age: 32 State: PA Color: W Enumeration District: 0013 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0119 Co.: Bedford Relation: Head of Household Other Residents:
Wife Viola 24, PA
Son Andrew J 02, PA
1 non-relative


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