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[NI077255] Johnstown Trib, May 5 1932 EDWARD CUSTER DIES AT HOSP. 7th Ward Resid Was an Official of Custer & Son, Brick Firm. Edward Custer, aged 55 yrs, who was one of officers of Custer & Son, brick firm, d of appendicitis last night at Mem Hosp, where he underwent an operation on Tue. He became ill last wk at his residence, 616 Pine st, 7th Ward. He was identified with one of oldest families of Conemaugh, where he was b Oct 1877. He was s/o Martin Custer, pioneer merchant of Conemaugh, who passed away in Nov 1914. His mother was Elizabeth (Osler) Custer. Her death occurred in Nov 1927. 2 bros of Edward Custer preceded him to grave. Daniel in Nov 1920, & Ephraim in Jun 1923. Edward Custer was life-long resid of Greater Johnstown & for many yrs was prominently identified with community life of Conemaugh, having serv as memb of boro Council there & as Director of former Conemaugh Deposit Bank. Some yrs ago, Ephraim, Fred & Edward Custer succeeded their father in business, Edward remaining memb of firm until 1923, when he was made Sec-Treas of firm of Custer & Son. Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Elda (Peoples) Custer, & 1 son, Martin Custer. He also leaves 2 sis' & 1 bro - Mrs. Etta Capstick, Mrs. Minnie Snowden & Fred Custer, all Conemaugh. Funeral servs will be at Custer home at 3 pm Sat by Rev. Dr. H.A. Bailey, pastor Moxham Presby Ch, of which deceased was communicant, having transferred his membership from Conemaugh congregation when he located in 7th Ward. Bur Grandview Cem.

[NI077284] Johnstown Trib-Democrat, April 10, 1976 CUSTER - Mrs. Anna Mae, 79, 1147 Confer Ave., d. Apr 9 1976 at Mercy Hosp.. b. May 13 1896 in Johnstown, d/o Joshua & Mary Griffith. Preceded in death by parents & hus., Durrell D. Custer. sis.s of Mrs. Madeline Kannes, Bridgeport, Conn.; & Mrs. Margaret Sanner & Arthur, Johnstown. Lifelong resident of 8th Ward. Retired sec.-treas. of Griffith-Custer Steel Co. Friends received from 2 to 4 & 7 to 9 pm Mon. at the Stephen J. Conway Funeral Home. Mass of Christian Burial Tue. 10 am Visitation Catholic Ch. Interment, Grandview Cem.

[NI077294] Johnstown Trib, Dec 10 1889 CUSTER - On Kernville Hill, near Judge Hamilton's, on Tue. Dec 10 1889, at 6 am, after an illness of abt a wk, Mrs. Frederick Custer, aged abt 40 yrs. Funeral notice tomorrow.

[NI077296] PA 1910 Census Miracode Index
Asbury Grove State: PA Enumeration Dist.: 0124 Color: W Age: 48 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0343 Co.: Cambria, Johnstown Relation: Husb. ImageNum: 01650689 Other Residents:
Wife Lephenna 40, PA
Son Clyde 14, PA
dau. Ruth 01, PA
Father-in-law Fredrick Custer 66, PA

[NI077299] PA 1910 Census Miracode Index
Samuel H Custer State: PA Enumeration District: 0280 Color: W Age: 36 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0069 Co.: Allegheny, Wilmerding Relation: Husband ImageNum: 00680570 Other Residents:
Wife Ono 39, PA
Dau. Marion 12, PA

[NI077354] 1850 census Brothersvalley Twp., Somerset Co., PA
351 157 Fritz William Sr. 76 M PA
Elizabeth 74 F PA
Long Lydia 3 F PA

[NI077355] from the Brothersvalley section of The History of Bedford, Somerset & Fulton Co.s-1884 at the Historical Society in Berlin, PA. Christian William Fritz was b near Philadelphia in 1744. He served in the rev. war & after loosing the greater part of his property through depreciation of the continental money, at the insistance of his son-in-law Jacob Good, Hagerstown, MD, he came to Brothersvalley twp & settled on 200 ac.s of land which had been warrented to Good in 1775. The land is now the farm of Daniel Fritz, g-son of Christian W. He was the father of 5 chldn: William who m. Elizabeth Palm, Valentine who m. Susan Palm, Eva, Dianah & Margaret. William Fritz was the father of 11 chldn: Adam, John, Elizabeth, Sally, George, Polly (m. Rev. L. Gerhard), Henry, Rosanna, Daniel,Lydia & William. Daniel Fritz m. Mary A. Chorpenning. Chldn: J.Harry, Josiah W., Uriah, Simon P., Eliza, Jerome F. & Franklin A. The eldest J.H. Fritz served 3 yrs as county surveyor; he was principal of the Somerset schools in 1881-1882 & afterward principal of the 24th ward schools in Pittsburgh. Uriah Fritz was a pvt in Co.F, 142nd regt. PA Vols.; mustered in Aug 29 1862; captured at Gettysburg Jul 1 1863; d. at Andersonville, Oct 19 1864.

[NI077375] 1850 Census Stoneycreek Twp., Somerset Co., PA
236 22 FRITZ Jacob 53 M Farmer PA
236 22 FRITZ Susan 60 F PA
236 22 FRITZ Jonathan 28 M Stonemason PA
236 22 FRITZ Elisabeth 30 F PA
236 22 FRITZ Susan 22 F PA
236 22 FRITZ John 19 M Laborer PA
236 22 FRITZ William 17 M Laborer PA
236 22 MOYERS, David 7 M PA

[NI077392] 1850 Census Somerset Twp, Somerset Co, PA 30 Sep J J Schell
30 238 247 Fritz Henry 46 M Farmer 9,000 PA
Fritz Elisabeth 42 F PA
Fritz William 22 M Farmer PA
Fritz George 21 M Farmer PA
Fritz Jacob 20 M Farmer PA
Fritz Henry 18 M Farmer PA
Fritz Samuel 17 M Farmer PA
Fritz Harmon 15 M Farmer PA
Fritz Mary A. 14 F PA
Fritz Elisabeth 12 F PA
Fritz Hiram 10 M PA
Fritz Caroline 8 F PA
Fritz Isabella 7 F PA
Fritz Aaron 5 M W PA

[NI077398] 1850 census Brothersvalley Twp., Somerset Co., PA
351 156 Fritz William Jr. 30 M Farmer PA
Eliza 25 F PA
Caroline 11 F PA
Catharine 9 F PA
Mary 7 F PA
Harmon 5 M PA
Simon 3 F PA
John 5 mos. M PA
Miller David 21 M Laborer PA
Baldwin Mary 18 F PA
1870 Census Brothersvalley Twp., Somerset Co., PA 21 Jun 1870 Jno. Hicks
6 162 166 Fritz William 51 M W Farmer 45,000 4,150 PA.
Fritz Eliza 48 F W Keeping House PA
Fritz Amanda 17 F W PA
Fritz Eliza E. 14 F W PA
Fritz Susan B. 12 F W PA
1880 Census Brothersvalley Twp., Somerset Co., PA J. R. Boose Pg 26, 16 & 17 Jun 1880
3 26 241B 4 236 252 Fritz Williamson W M 61 Stock dealer PA PA PA
Fritz Eliza W F 58 Wife Keeping house PA PA PA
Hay Ellen E W F 24 dau At home PA PA PA

[NI077399] 1850 census Brothersvalley Twp., Somerset Co., PA
350 190 Fritz Daniel 40 M Farmer PA
Mary A. 36 F PA
Jonathan 16 M PA
Josiah 14 M PA
Uriah 11 M PA
Simon 6 M PA
Eliza 4 F PA
Jerome 1 M PA
1870 Census Brothersvalley Twp., Somerset Co., PA 21 Jun 1870 Jno. Hicks
22 166 170 Fritz Daniel 60 M W Retired Farmer 12,000 1,500 PA.
Fritz Mary A. 56 F W Keeping House PA
Fritz Simon P. 24 M W Farmer 300 PA
1880 Census Brothersvalley Twp., Somerset Co., PA J. R. Boose Pg 26, 16 & 17 Jun 1880
3 26 241B 28 241 257 Fritz Daniel W M 69 Retired farmer PA PA PA
Fritz Mary A W F 66 Wife Keeping house PA PA PA

[NI077412] Jacob J. Walker, s/o Jacob Walker b. 1770 & his wife, Catharine, b Jan 18, 1799 Brother's Valley Twp, where he lived until 1832, when he moved to the farm now owned by his son Josiah H., where his death occurred in 1881. His wife, Catharine Walker, b Feb 4 1801, d Sep 14, 1868. Both were membs of Luth Ch. They were parents of 14 chldn, viz.: Samuel, d in 1822; Moses (m Elizabeth Musser), Harriet (Mrs. J. Spiker), deceased, Matilda (Mrs. B. Musser), Caroline (Mrs. T. Glessner), Elizabeth, 1st m to William Hunter & then to John Spiker; Dinah (Mrs. J.J. Glessner), Josiah J., Mary (Mrs. J. M. Glessner); Levi, m to Mary Zeigler; Benjamin, d in infancy; Lavina (Mrs. Wm. M. Schrock); Alexander, m to Rosa Shaver; Catharine (Mrs. A, Woy). J. J. Walker is farming on the homestead, 1 mi east of Shanksville in 1884. (Source: The History of Bedford, Somerset & Fulton Co.s, 1884, Waterman, Watkins & Co.)
1850 Census Stoneycreek Twp., Somerset Co., PA
258 186 WALKER Jacob 50 M Farmer PA
WALKER Catharine 48 F PA
WALKER Elisabeth 21 F PA
WALKER Christina 19 F PA
WALKER Josiah 18 M Farmer PA
WALKER Polly 16 F PA
WALKER Levi 14 M PA
WALKER Lavenia 12 F PA
WALKER Alexander 10 M PA
WALKER Catharine 7 F PA

[NI077413] Jacob Jr b this Co, & d OH. [Source: History of Bedford, Somerset, & Fulton Cos1884. Waterman, Watkins & Co. pp. 516-517.]

[NI077416] 1850 Census Stoneycreek Twp., Somerset Co., PA
238 44 WALKER Moses 28 M Farmer PA
238 44 WALKER Elisabeth 31 F PA
238 44 WALKER Caroline 6 F PA
238 44 WALKER Mary 4 F PA
238 44 WALKER John 1 M PA
238 44 REYMAN John 21 M Laborer PA
238 44 KELLER William 16 M Laborer PA
238 44 WALKER Susan 12 F PA
238 44 MILLER Daniel 6 M PA
1870 Census Stoney Creek Twp., Somerset Co., PA Enumerated on 22 Aug 1870 by Christian Streng
10 136 142 Walker Moses 48 M W Farmer 7,000 1,400 PA
11 136 142 Walker Elizabeth 52 F W Keeping house PA
12 136 142 Walker John 22 M W PA
13 136 142 Walker William 19 M W PA
14 136 142 Walker Winfield 9 M W PA
15 136 142 Walker Mary 21 F W PA
16 136 142 Rhoades Ann 30 F W Domestic servant PA

[NI077422] J. J. Walker is farming on homestead, 1 mi east of Shanksville.[Source: History of Bedford, Somerset, & Fulton Cos1884. Waterman, Watkins & Co. pp. 516-517.]
1870 Census Stoney Creek Twp., Somerset Co., PA 22 Aug 1870 by Christian Streng
2 107 111 Walker Josiah 38 M W Farmer 12,000 1,400 PA
Walker Sarah 23 F W Keeping house PA
Walker Emma 7 F W PA
Walker Mary C. 4 F W PA
Walker Joseph 2 M W PA
Walker William 1/24 M W PA May
Walker Jacob 71 M W Cooper 500 200 PA
Zerfass Elizabeth 19 F W Domestic servant PA
Yoder Susan 14 F W Domestic servant PA
Walker Augustus 14 M W PA
Walker Edward 12 M W PA
Walker Francis 8 M W

[NI077425] 1870 Census Somerset Twp, Somerset Co, PA 12 Jul Pg 31 Christian Streng
6 205 207 Walker Levi 34 M W Farmer 5,000 1,051 PA
Walker Mary 33 F W Keeping house PA
Walker Charles 12 M W PA
Walker Samuel 9 M W PA
Walker Alice 5 F W PA
Walker Sarah 3 F W PA
Rhoads Henrietta 18 F W Domestic Servant PA

[NI077429] 1870 Census Stoney Creek Twp., Somerset Co., PA Enumerated on 22 Aug 1870 by Christian Streng
24 125 130 Walker Alexander 27 M W Farmer 3,000 1,350 PA
25 125 130 Walker Rose A. 25 F W Keeping house PA
26 125 130 Walker Irvin G. 5 M W PA
27 125 130 Walker Franklin L. 3 M W PA
28 125 130 Walker Sidney N. 1 F W PA
29 125 130 Gindlesberger Emma 17 F W Domestic servant PA
History of Bedford, Somerset & Fulton Co.s, 1884, Waterman, Watkins & Co. Alexander Walker b Aug 28 1842, on the farm owned by Josiah Miller (in 1884), Stony Creek Twp. Raised on a farm, he has always followed this vocation. Dec 10 1863, he was m to Rosa A., d/o George & Sarah Shaver, Somerset Twp. They are parents of 9 chldn: Irving G., b Aug 28 1864; Frank S., b Aug 20 1866; Sidney A., b Oct 11 1868; Minnie C., b Jan 10 1871; Homer E., b Jul 2 1873; Maggie, b Feb 17 1876; Lizzie, b Dec 22 1878; Emma J., b Nov 1 1879; Ida, b Apr 21 1882. When 1st m Mr. Walker farmed for 3 yrs on shares, & then, in 1868, purchased 278 acs from his father for $6000.00. He has improved the farm until its value is now doubled, & purchased enough land additional until he now has 438 acs. It contains an excellent sugar camp.

[NI077443] 1850 Census Somerset Boro, Somerset Twp., Somerset Co., PA pg 13, 22 Jul 1850 Jno. J. Schell
18 82 88 Chorpening Henry 70 M W Gentleman 1,000 PA
19 82 88 Chorpening Frany 68 F W PA

[NI077445] Pvt Co.F, 142nd regt. PA Vols.; mustered in Aug 29 1862; captured at Gettysburg Jul 1 1863; d. at Andersonville Prison, Oct 19 1864.

[NI077446] 1870 Census Somerset Twp, Somerset Co, PA 12 Jul Pg 31 Christian Streng
26 209 211 Fritz Josiah 33 M W Farmer 2,000 700 PA
Fritz Emeline 21 F W Keeping house PA
Fritz Sarah 1/12 F W PA Aprl
Trent Jane 10 F W PA

[NI077450] 1870 Federal Census Brothersvalley Twp., Somerset Co., PA Enumerated 21 Jun 1870 Jno. Hicks
25 167 171 Fritz Jerome 21 M W Farmer 425 PA.
26 167 171 Fritz Rose 19 F W Keeping House PA
27 167 171 Fritz Franklin A. 16 M W Farm Lab. PA

[NI077453] 1850 Census Stoneycreek Twp., Somerset Co., PA
261 211 GLESSNER Tobias 24 M Farmer PA
261 211 GLESSNER Caroline 23 F PA
261 211 GLESSNER Catharine 1 F PA
261 211 GLESSNER Jacob 2/12 M PA
261 211 CARVIN John 8 M PA
261 211 GLOSS Jacob 63 M Farmer PA
261 211 GLOSS Margaret 62 F PA
261 211 GLOSS Jacob 18 M Farmer PA
261 211 ROSS Margaret 24 F PA
261 211 ROSS William 1 M PA
1870 Census Stoney Creek Twp., Somerset Co., PA Enumerated on 26 Aug 1870 by Christian Streng
8 255 259 Glessner Tobias 43 M W Farmer 17,000 3,000 PA
9 255 259 Glessner Caroline 43 F W Keeping house PA
10 255 259 Glessner Jacob 20 M W PA
11 255 259 Glessner Joseph 18 M W PA
12 255 259 Glessner John 13 M W PA
13 255 259 Glessner Mary 11 F W PA
14 255 259 Glessner Alice 9 F W PA
15 255 259 Glessner Edmond 6 M W PA
16 255 259 Glessner Calvin 3 M W PA
17 255 259 Glessner Minnie 3/12 F W PA Feb
SOMERSET COUNTY LEADER NOVEMBER 4, 1909 TOBIAS GLESSNER, aged 83 yrs, d 6 pm Sun at his home, Roxbury, Stonycreek twp. His wife who d abt 7 yrs ago was an aunt of J. J. Walker, present court stenographer. Tobias Glessner is survived by the following chldn: Joseph, John, Edward, Jacob, Albert, Alice & Minnie.

[NI077454] PA 1910 Census Miracode Index
Albert G Glessner State: PA Enumeration Dist.: 0165 Color: W Age: 37 B-Place: PA Visit: 0109 Co.: Somerset, Relation: Husb.Image #: 01590678 Other Resid.s:
Wife Cora 39, PA
Son John 12, PA

[NI077493] J-town, Pa. Demo Jul 24 1944: Death Takes MRS. BLOUGH. Funeral servs for MRS. MARGARET (FRITZ) BLOUGH, w/o J.J.BLOUGH, d 4:20 am Sat in her home, 637 Napoleon St., will be conducted at 2 pm this afternoon in 1st Christian Ch. Rev. C.H. Schnars, pastor, will officiate. Bur. Grandview Cem. under the direction of H.M. Picking & Son. Friends are being received in the residence. B. in Somerset Co., MRS. BLOUGH d/o JOSIAH & EMMA (GLESSNER) FRITZ. Surviving are her husb, who operates a grocery store on Napoleon St.; 2 daus, MRS. IRENE LEWIS, 603 Pine St., & MRS. HELEN KRAFT, 739 Grove Ave.; a bro, WEBSTER FRITZ, Highland Ave.; a sis, MRS. SADIE WEBER, Portland, OR, 7 gchldn & 4 ggchldn. A dau, MRS. VIOLET TRABERT, d 1922.

[NI077494] J J Blough State: PA Enumeration District: 0124 Color: W Age: 33 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0013 County: Cambria Relation: Husband ImageNum: 00300811 Other Residents:
Wife Margaret 33, PA
Daughter Violet Ruth 14, PA
Daughter Irene 12, PA
Daughter Hellen 07, PA

[NI077509] Died at 82 yrs of age

[NI077510] 1850 census Brothersvalley Twp., Somerset Co., PA
350 155 Walker Josiah 31 M Farmer PA
Mary 28 F PA
Susan 6 F PA
George 4 M PA
Jonathan 2 M PA
Elizabeth 8 mos. F PA
Elizabeth 50 F PA
Miller Samuel 30 M Laborer PA
1880 Census Brothersvalley Twp., Somerset Co., PA J. R. Boose Pg 26, 16 & 17 Jun 1880
3 26 241B 14 238 254 Walker Josiah W M 62 Farmer PA PA PA
Walker Mary W F 60 Wife Keeping house PA PA PA
Walker Freeman J W M 22 Son Works on farm PA PA PA
Brant Ellen W F 24 dau At home PA PA PA
Boyer John W M 12 Servant Works on farm PA PA PA

[NI077518] Pneumonia Medical Information: Daniel fell & broke his hip on approximately 31 Jan 1995. He was not found until 9 Feb 1995.

[NI077525] PA 1910 Census Miracode Index
Howard Hoffa State: PA Enumeration Dist.: 0131 Color: W Age: 21 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0155 Co.: Somerset Relation: Husb. ImageNum: 01770513 Other Residents:
Wife Susan 19, PA

[NI077555] PA 1910 Census Miracode Index
Edward S Dull State: PA Enumeration District: 0137 Color: W Age: 30 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0053 Co.: Cambria, Johnstown Relation: Husband ImageNum: 01070566 Other Residents:
Wife Bertha 32, PA
Dau. Mary E 03, PA

[NI077566] Pennsylvania 1910 Census Miracode Index
Henry Crum State: PA Enumeration District: 0151 Color: W Age: 45 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0022 County: Cambria Relation: Husband ImageNum: 00930500 Other Residents:
Wife Ida 44, PA
Son John 19, PA
Son Howard 14, PA
Daughter Arnilla 12, PA

[NI077572] DEC 9 1910 SOMERSET LEDGER MRS. WILLIAM SHAFFER, a resident of near Hooversville, passed away last Sun morn, aged 70-9-22. She is survived by her husb & chldn: Garfield, at home; Edward, David & Philip, all Windber, & Mrs. Kate Clark, Hooverville. Bur. the Berkey Cem.

[NI077577] The 1st coal mine in Shade Twp. was opened in 1820 by George Lambert. The mine was located on the west side of Little Shade Creek abt 1,200 ft. south of the Central City line along Rt. 160. This C-prime coal was mined until 1904 under succeeding ownerships of George Lambert, Jr., Noah Blough & Rollin Baldwin.
1900 census Shade Twp., Somerset Co., PA 21 Jun 1900 Willis L. Powell
138B 60 191 198 Balden Rollen Head W M Feb 1873 27 M 5 PA PA PA Day Laborer
Balden Olive Wife W F Jul 1877 22 M 5 2 2 PA PA PA
Balden Noah Son W M July 1895 4 S PA PA PA
Balden Rosy Daughter W F July 1898 1 S PA PA PA
Smith Elizabeth Mother W F Aug 1832 67 W 9 5 PA PA PA

[NI077630] 2 yr.s Barnstable House of Corr. for rape as of 31 Aug 1998

[NI077634] 1900 census Shade Twp., Somerset Co., PA 14 June 1900 by Willis L. Powell
135A 14 126 131 Custer George Head W M 1873 27 M 5 PA PA PA No No Yes R H
Custer Ellen Wife W F 1879 21 M 5 1 1 PA PA PA No No Yes
Gibbens Chas B-in-law W M Feb 1885 15 S PA PA PA 3 Yes Yes Yes
135A 17 126 131 Custer Walter Son W M Dec 1896 3 S PA PA PA
PA 1910 Census Miracode Index
( George CUSTER September 1873 ) George Custer State: PA District: 0159 Color: W Age: 40 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0190 Co.: Somerset Relation: Husband ImageNum: 00680472 Other Residents:
Wife Ellen 30, PA
Son Walter 11, PA
Son Willie 09, PA
Son Roy 06, PA
Dau. Annie 04, PA

[NI077641] 1860 Census Quemahoning Twp., Somerset Co., PA 5 Jun 1860 by Josiah H. Zimmerman
92 100 BERKET Jacob 82 M Day Laborer 175 PA
Martha 68 F PA
Margret KING 27 F PA Idiot
101 CUSTER Abram 54 M Day Laborer 150 PA
Lavina 54 F PA
Lavina 32 F 25 PA
William 18 M PA
Eliza 12 F PA
Susanna WOY 4 F PA

[NI077644] Son Harry E 17, PADec 5 [1936] - Ephraim Custer, aged 79, found dead in bed yesterdy at his home here. He had been in ill health for some time, suffering from a heart attack. Mr. Custer s/o Daniel & Susan (Spangler) Custer, b. Nov 18 1857. wife Mrs. Mary Elizabeth (Stump) Custer, passed away several yrs ago. Surviving are these chldrn: Mrs. Sarah Wolford, New Paris, Mrs. Effie Stull, New Paris, Mrs. Cora Otto, Vandergrift & William & Henry Custer, both New Paris. bro. of Jeremiah Custer, who is seriously ill at his home here, & Mrs. Catherine Wecheiser, Central City. Funeral services will be conducted tomorrow afternoon, the cortege to leave the home 3 pm for the New Paris Methodist Ch.. Rev. Snyder will officiate & will be assisted by Rev. Thomas Mickel, pastor of the Ch. of the Breth.. Interment will be in the Schellsburg Cem., under the direction of Vernon, Geisel & Shank, mortician.
Pennsylvania 1910 Census Miracode Index
Ephrem Custer State: PA District: 0026 Color: W Age: 52 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0173 Co: Bedford Relation: Husband ImageNum: 00680457 Other Residents:
Daughter Mary E 29, PA
Son William H 27, PA
Daughter Annie S 20, PA

[NI077645] Bedford News Paper. Jeremiah Custer Called By Death Aged 82, Central City Resid Had Been Ill for 6 mo.s. Central City, Apr 27 Jeremiah Custer, 82, d last eve at home, Central City, following an illness of 6 mos of diseases incident to old age, bedfast for sometime. s/o Daniel & Susan (Lape) Custer, both deceased, & b Feb 3 1855, Shade Twp. He spent his life in Somerset & Bedford Co.s. Surv. by widow, Mary E. (Spangler) Custer, & chdn: Pearson Custer, Mrs Micheal Ross, Edward Custer, Mrs Kathryn Coleman, Daniel & Elmer Custer, Mrs Nanom Manges & Willis Custer, all Central City. A dau, Mrs Clarence Crissey, passed away 5 yrs ago. 29 gchdn, 16 ggchdn. a sis., Mrs Frank Wechtenheiser, Central City, bro. of David & Ephriam Custer, both preceded him in death. Funeral serv 2 pm Thu Pentecostal Ch. by Rev. Arthur Vespa, pastor of Shade Luth Ch. bur Shade Luth Cem, John Blanset, Stoystown mortician.
1900 census Shade Twp., Somerset Co., PA 19 Jun 1900 by Willis L. Powell
137A 25 164 171 Custer Jeremiah Head W M Feb 1857 43 M 15 PA PA PA Day Laborer
Custer Mary Wife W F June 1865 34 M 15 7 7 PA PA PA
Custer Pearson Son W M Feb 1885 15 S PA PA PA Day Laborer
Custer Susannah Daughter W F Jan 1887 13 S PA PA PA
Custer Elsie Dau W F Apr 1889 11 S PA PA PA
Custer Katie Dau W F Oct 1891 8 S PA PA PA
Custer Emma Dau W F Dec 1893 6 S PA PA PA
Custer Daniel Son W M Nov 1896 3 S PA PA PA
Custer Elmer Son W M Mar 1899 1 S PA PA PA
PA 1910 Census Miracode Index
Jeremiah Custer State: PA Dist: 0159 Color: W Age: 53 B Pl: PA Visit: 0108 Co.: Somerset Relation: Husb ImageNum: 00680501 Other Residents:
Wife Mary 44, PA
Dau. Emma 16, PA
Son Elmer 11, PA
Son Daniel 14, PA
Dau. Aldah P 08, PA
Son Willis G 05, PA

[NI077646] Pennsylvania 1910 Census Miracode Index
David Custer State: PA Enumeration District: 0026 Color: W Age: 50 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0070 County: Bedford Relation: Husband ImageNum: 00680444 Other Residents:
Wife Annie C 52, PA
Son Ross D 28, PA
Daughter Ada B 25, PA
Son Jacob M 23, PA
Son Harry D 19, PA
Son Charles W 17, PA
Grandson Howard R 08, PA

[NI077648] Tax List 1895 Shade Twp, Somerset Co PA single men Wechtenheiser, Frank Mock P. O. laborer

[NI077669] PA 1910 Census Miracode Index
Ada Custer State: PA Enumeration District: 0011 Color: W;W Age: 26 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0040 Co.: Bedford Relation: Hired girl ImageNum: 00680414 Other Residents:
Husband David Deaner

[NI077670] David Deaner State: PA Enumeration District: 0011 Color: W Age: 42 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0040 Co.: Bedford Relation: Husband ImageNum: 01150773 Other Residents:
Wife Ada M 34, PA
Son Earl 16, PA
Dau. Vera 02, PA
1 non-relative

[NI077687] 1880 Federal Census Allegheny Twp., Somerset Co., PA Enumerator H.L.Walker 7 Jun 1880
219A 18 83 85 Glessner James P. W M 33 Farmer PA PA PA
219A 19 83 85 Glessner Mary E. W F 34 Wife Keeping house PA PA PA

[NI077693] PA 1910 Census Miracode Index
Harry Custer State: PA Enumeration District: 0127 Color: W;W Age: 18 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0034 Co.: Somerset Relation: Boarder ImageNum: 00680479 Other Residents:
Husband Harry Smith

[NI077704] Pennsylvania 1910 Census Miracode Index
E F Custer State: PA Enumeration District: 9141 Color: W Age: 39 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0654 County: Somerset Relation: Husband ImageNum: 00680446 Other Residents:
Wife Carrie 25, PA
2 non-relatives
Edward F. Custer, s/o Jonas Custer, b. Nov 8 1871, Somerset Twp., where he received his education in the common schools. At 15 he left school, & until his 28 yr was engaged in farming with his father. He then built the Hotel Leslie, which he conducted for 13 mo.s & then sold the property to Mr. Bloom. For 1 yr thereafter he carried on a lime & coal business & then moved to Stoystown, where he purchased Spangler's livery business, which he has since successfully conducted. Mr. Custer m., Jun 1899, Victoria Matthews parents of child, Harold B., b. Dec 8 1900. Mrs. Custer d/o W. S. Matthews, a native of WV & a farmer wife was Jane Aumor, & their family consisted of the following chldrn: Victoria, b. Aug 15, 1877, WV, w/o Edward F. Custer; Benjamin E.; Bruce; & Arthur.

[NI077706] PA 1910 Census Miracode Index
Wm H Custer State: PA Enumeration District: 0162 Color: W Age: 34 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0158 Co.: Somerset Relation: Husband ImageNum: 00680594 Other Residents:
Wife Katharine V 34, PA
Dau. Louise 03, PA
Son Elwood 01, PA

[NI077735] Johnstown Trib, Mar 12 1888 CUSTER Johnstown, 7th Ward, on Sat., Mar 10, 1888, of Diphtheria, Maggie, d/o Emanuel & Agnes Custer, aged 14 yrs.

[NI077748] 1850 Census Stoystown Borough, Quemahoning Twp., Somerset Co., PA 4 Oct 1850 by J.J. Schell
33 9 9 Snyder John H. 28 M Merchant 150 Penna
Snyder Julian 26 F Penna
Vcroy Thomas 16 M Clerk Penna
Zimmerman Daniel 20 M Clerk Penna
Snyder Isaiah 5 F Penna

[NI077754] 1850 Census Stoneycreek Twp., Somerset Co., PA
257 184 ROSS Ephraim 37 M Farmer PA
257 184 ROSS Sarah A. 35 F PA
257 184 ROSS Susan 10 F PA
257 184 ROSS Elisabeth 7 F PA
257 184 ROSS Margaret 5 F PA

[NI077755] 1850 Census Stoneycreek Twp., Somerset Co., PA
237 29 BOYER Henry Jr. 31 M Farmer PA
237 29 BOYER Sarah 39 F PA
237 29 BOYER John 11 M PA
237 29 BOYER Sophia 3 F PA

[NI077774] PA 1910 Census Miracode Index
Peter Hoffman State: PA Enumeration District: 0153 Color: W Age: 56 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0156 Co.: Somerset Relation: Husband ImageNum: 01790924 Other Residents:
Wife Rachael 31, PA
Son M R 20, PA
Son Russel 02, PA

[NI077777] Johnstown Trib, Apr 13 1939 CEMIAH J. CUSTER, AGED 77, SUCCUMBS AT HOME IN WINDBER Cemiah J. Custer, 77, one of Windber's oldest & best-known residents, d. 12:40 pm yesterday at the home of his dau., Mrs. Cora Allison 207 11th St., Windber. Mr. Custer's death terminated an illness of several mo.s of a complication of ailments. b. Cambria Co., Mar. 2, 1862, a s/o Joseph & Margaret (Rhotenheafer) Custer. His wife, Mrs. Mary Jane (Cravner) Custer, d. 15 yrs ago. Surviving chldrn: Amanda, w/o Thomas Richards, Bedford Co.; Pearl, w/o Thomas E. Snyder, Windber; Josiah Custer, Geistown; Amy, w/o Jacob Yoder, & Margaret, w/o Harry L. Horner, both of Paint Twp.; Mrs. Allison, with whom he resided; Clara, w/o Frank Helsel, Elton; Elmer Custer, Windber; Dorsey Custer, Sidman, & Earl Custer, Bedford Co.. He also leaves 29 gchldrn, 2 ggchldrn, & these bro.s & sis.s: Donald Custer, Windber; Mrs. Elias Shaffer, Hooversville; Mrs. Frank Hoover, Salix; Mrs. Rachael Hoffman & Mrs. J. E. Fyock, both of Scalp Level. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 pm tomorrow at the Meek Funeral Home, Windber, by Rev. E. M. Hertzler, pastor of the East End Ch. of the Breth., Windber. Interment will be in Berkey Cem., Somerset Co.. The remains will be taken to the Allison home today & will be removed to the Meek Funeral Home at 10 a. m. tomorrow.
PA 1910 Census Miracode Index
Senya J Custer State: PA Enumeration District: 0151 Color: W Age: 48 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0128 Co.: Cambria Relation: Husband ImageNum: 00680575 Other Residents:
Wife Mary 39, PA
Dau. Mauda 18, PA
Dau. Ida P 17, PA
Dau. Sadie V 14, PA
Son Josiah 13, PA
Dau. Ami E 10, PA
Dau. Teany M 08, PA
Dau. Cora B 06, PA
Dau. Clara M 04, PA
Son Elmer NR, PA
Son Dorcy NR, PA

[NI077782] 1900 census Shade Twp., Somerset Co., PA 2 Jun 1900 Willis L. Powell
128B 66 11 12 Shaffer Elias Head W M May 1860 40 M 10 PA PA PA Farmer Yes Yes Yes
Shaffer Christina Wife W F Apr 1870 30 M 10 7 7 PA PA MD Yes Yes Yes
Shaffer Bertha Dau W F Feb 1886 14 S PA PA PA 6 Yes Yes Yes
Shaffer Charles Son W M Jun1887 12 S PA PA PA 6 Yes Yes Yes
Shaffer Clarence Son W M Dec 1891 9 S PA PA PA 6
Shaffer Pearl Dau W F Apr 1894 6 S PA PA PA
Shaffer Walter Son W M Aug 1897 3 S PA PA PA
Shaffer Vida Daug W F Feb 1899 1 PA PA PA

[NI077797] Johnstown Trib-Demo Jun 16 1980 HELSEL - Clara Mae, 75, Woodford, VA, formerly Scalp Level, d Jun 13 1980, Fredericksburg, VA. b May 8 1905, Cambria Co, d/o Cemiah & Mary Jane (Cravner) Custer. Preceded in death by parents; husb Frank; sons Merle & George; & 10 bros & sis's. Survived by these chldn: Violet w/o Charles Shuster, Windber; Walter G m to Lou Baker, Windber; & Mary Louise, Johnstown; also 7 gchldn. Sis of Cora Alison & Amanda Richards, both Windber. Funeral serv at 2 pm Mon at Meek Funeral Home Inc, Windber, Rev. Richard Whetstone. Bur Dunmire Cem.

[NI077799] Johnstown Trib Democrat, c. May 15 1976 HELSEL - Harry F. "Frank," 81, 412 Main St, Scalp Level, d May 14 1976, Windber Hosp. b May 1 1895, Salix, s/o Samuel H. & Domicilla (Kring) Helsel. Preceded in death by parents, & 2 sons Merle & George. Survived by widow, Clara Custer, & chldn: Violet w/o Charles Shuster, & Walter m to former Mamie Lou Baker, both Windber; & Mary Louise w/o James Clark, Johnstown; also 7 gchldn. Sis of Ray, Davidsville. Memb Trinity UBC, Scalp Level. Friends received 2-4 & 7-9 pm Sun at Meek Funeral Home, Inc, serv at 10:30 am Mon, Rev. Dennis Miller. Bur Dunmyer Cem, Salix.

[NI077803] directory of late 1910s list business establishment, coal operator
PA 1910 Census Miracode Index
Jennie E Fyock State: PA Dist.: 0153 Color: W Age: 31 B-Pl: PA Visit: 0155 Co.: Somerset, Relation: Husb Image #: 01320020 Other Resid.s:
Wife Jennie 25, PA
Dau. Mildred 08, PA
Son Charles E 07, PA
Son Robert S 05, PA
Son Kenith M 03, PA

[NI077817] Gospel Herald Vol XXV # 8 May 26 1932 pg 174, 175. Custer, Joseph s/o late John & Fanny Eash Custer b Somerset Co, Pa Jun 18 1856 d his home, Davidsville, Pa May 14 1932 aged 75y 10m 26d. On Mar 20, 1881 he m Lydia Blough who d Jan 11 1914. To this union were b 3 daus & 1 son. 1 dau d in infancy; Sadie w/o Curtis D Kaufman d Jan 30 1920; John d 22y ago. Besides 1 dau he is survived by 9 gchdn & 2 ggchdn. Memb Menn Ch. Funeral in home by Irvin J Holsopple & S G Shetler & in Kaufman Ch by S G Shetler, asstd by L A Blough & Irvin J Holsopple. Bur in family plot of Kaufman Cem.
PA 1910 Census Miracode Index
Joseph Custer State: PA District: 0132 Color: W Age: 53 B Pl: PA Visit: 0195 Co.: Somerset Relation: Husband ImageNum: 00680521 Other Residents:
Wife Lydia 51, PA
Son John 24, PA

[NI077824] ALWINE-John, 66, of Hollsopple d. suddenly at 3 pm Aug 17 1952, while visiting relatives in Belleville. B. Dec 24 1885, Conemaugh Twp, Somerset Co., s/o Josiah & Rachel (Saylor) Alwine. m. Pearl Thomas Alwine. Survived by widow & these chldn: Walter L., Leora M., w/o Ernest Kaufman; Naomi K., w/o Alvin Hollsopple; Edna P., w/o Leon Kaufman; Ida G., w/o Samuel Hollsopple, all of Hollsopple; Ivie F., w/o Lawrence Short, Archibold, OH; Rita P., w/o Richard Kaufman, Boswell, & Amy E. & Lowell T., both at home. Also 2 bro.s, Harry & Reuben, Johnstown; half-bro., Romanus, & 2 half-sis.s, Mrs. Ida Palliser & Mrs. Lizzie Smith, Johnstown; 22 gchldn; 2 ggchldn. Prominent Conemaugh Twp farmer. Memb. Thomas Menn. Ch. Preceded in death by dau. Mary I. Friends received at late home 6:00 pm Mon., where short serv. will be at 2 pm Wed. Ch. serv. 2:30 pm Wed. Thomas Menn. Ch., Rev. Aldus Wingard. Bur. church cem. Joseph H. Hoffman Funeral Home, Boswell.
Gospel Herald Norman Thomas 9 Nov 1882 Vol XLV # 40 Sep 30 1952 pg 973, 974, 975. Alwine, John s/o late Josiah & Rachel (Saylor) Alwine; b Somerset Co, Pa Dec 24 1885 d suddenly of heart attack in Belleville, Pa aged 66y 7m 23d. He m Pearl Thomas Dec 25 1910. He was memb Thomas Menn Ch, Hollsopple, Pa. Surviving are his wife, 7 daus Leora Mae Mrs Ernest Kaufman; Naomi Kathryn Mrs Alvin Holsopple; Reda Pauline Mrs Richard Kaufman; Edna Pearl Mrs Leon Kaufman, Ida Grace Mrs Samuel Holsopple, all Hollsopple, Pa; Ivie Faith Mrs Lawrence Short, Archbold, OH & Amy Elizabeth, at home, 2 bros Harry & Reuben, 1 half bro Romanus, 2 half sis' Ida Pallister & Lizzie Smith, Johnstown, Pa, 22 gchdn & 2 ggchdn. 1 dau Mary Irene preceded him. Funeral Thomas Menn Ch in charge of Aldus Wingard, Harry Shetler, & Sanford G Shetler, bur adjoining cem.

[NI077829] GOSPEL HERALD - Vol LVII # 44, Nov 10 1964, pg 991. Yoder, John, Sr, s/o Isaac & Catherine (Fender) Yoder b Somerset Co, PA Jun 16 1880 d Windber Hosp, Sep 23 1964; aged 84y 3m 7d. He m Polly Custer, who preceded him in death. Surviving are 6 chdn Herbert; Leroy; Russell; Mary-Mrs Frank Struky; David; & John, Jr, 18 gchdn, 14 ggchdn; 1 bro & 1 sis. 1 dau, 4 sis', & 1 half sis preceded him in death. He was memb Kaufman Ch, where funeral Servs were held in charge of Harry Y Shetler & Aldus Wingard.

[NI077830] Gospel Herald, Aug 8 1961 Yoder, Polly, d/o Joseph & Lydia (Blough) Custer, b Somerset Co, PA Dec 31 1882; d at her home, Hollsopple, PA, Jun 5 1961; aged 78y 5m 16d. Surviving are husb John Yoder, Sr., 7 chldn: Herbert, at home; Leroy, Hollsopple; Henry & Russell, Davidsville; David, Boswell; Mary w/o Frank Struky, Davidsville; & John, Jr., Hollsopple, 18 gchldn, & 10 ggchldn. She was memb Kaufman Ch, where funeral serv were held Jun 8, in charge of Harry Y. Shetler & Robert Wise.

[NI077839] Johnstown Trib-Democrat CUSTER - Mrs. Mary Alverna (Fern) , 58, Bedford, formerly of Fronheiser St., d. Nov 10 1955, in Lee Hosp.. b. Dec 11 1896, in Central City, d/o John & Grace (Wagner) Heinemeyer. Survived by hus., Dorsey, & mother, 752 Bedford St., & these chidlren: Mrs. Ethel Porter, Harrisburg; Dorsey W. Jr., Utica, N. Y.; Robert D., Elton, & Donald L., at home; 1 sis., Mrs. Ada Huebner, rear 1135 Franklin St.; 6 gchldrn. Preceded in death by father & dau., Dorothy Marie. Member of St. John's Luth. Ch., Cessna. Friends received
7 pm Fri. Geisel Funeral Home, Dale, where funeral service will be held 2 pm Sun., Rev. F. W. Brant. Interment, Greenwood Cem., Indiana, Co., PA

[NI077883] 1850 Federal Census Conemaugh Twp., Cambria Co., PA Enumerated 23 Oct by Henry Cook
20 259 293 Yodder Jonas 51 M Farmer 3,348 Pa
21 259 293 Yodder Sarah 47 F Pa
22 259 293 Yodder Laura 21 F Pa
23 259 293 Yodder Barbara 19 F Pa
24 259 293 Yodder Magdalene 13 F Pa
25 259 293 Willet Thomas 21 M Laborer Germany

[NI077888] 1880 Census Shade Twp., Somerset Co., PA 12 Jun 1880 O. W. Williamson pg 13
436A 7 108 113 Helman Daniel W M 25 Laborer 8 PA PA PA
Helman Maria W F 20 Wife Keeping house PA PA PA
Helman John H. W M 3 Son PA PA PA
Helman Sarah C. W F 7/12 Nov. Dau 8 PA PA PA

[NI077901] PA 1910 Census Miracode Index
Frank B Good State: PA Enumeration Dist.: 0126 Color: W Age: 50 B-Place: PA Visit: 0240 Co.: Cambria, Johnstown, Relation: Husb.Image #: 01550487 Other Resid.s:
Wife Kate 52, PA

[NI077902] 1910 PA census miracode index
Charles Dreming Age: 32 State: PA Color: W Enumeration Dist: 0006 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0142 Co: Bedford Relation: Head of Household Other Residents:
Wife May 22, PA
Daug Blanch L 04, PA
Son Roy M 03, PA

[NI077903] PA 1910 Census Miracode Index
Jacob Wonders Age: 49 State: PA Color: W Dist: 0126 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0451 Co: Cambria, Johnstown Relation: Head Other Resids:
Wife Rebecca 49, PA
Trib-Demo 7/2/1945. JACOB F. WONDERS, aged 84, a pensioner of Johnstown Lorain Works, Carnegie-IL Steel Corp, d 10:15 pm last night at the home of his son-in-law & daug, Mr. & Mrs. Charles Thompson, Penn Ave, Pittsburgh. The aged man, who has been residing with his daug for abt 13 yrs, had been in failing health for some time & bedfast for 2 wks. He was b May 13 1861. He had been employed at the local steel plant for abt 50 yrs prior to his retirement. He spent most of his life in Johnstown until the death of his wife, Rebecca Mangus in 1933. He was a memb 1st Presby Ch. Surviving are 2 chldn, Mrs. Estella Thompson, mentioned, & Charles B. Wonders, 1176 Barnett St, who left last night for Pittsburgh. There are 4 gchldn & 8 ggchldn. The deceased was a bro of Will Wonders, Lansdown, & Dan, residing in Wilkinsburg. The remains will be removed to Johnstown for bur servs.

[NI077904] Pennsylvania 1910 Census Miracode Index
Henry Manges State: PA Enumeration District: 0126 Color: W Age: 46 Birth Place: Pennsylvania Visit: 0408 County: Cambria, Johnstown Relation: Husband ImageNum: 03170623 Other Residents:
Wife Victoria 40, Pennsylvania
Daughter Elsie 19, Pennsylvania
Daughter Cora 17, Pennsylvania
Daughter Viola 08, Pennsylvania
Daughter Edna 05, Pennsylvania

[NI077908] 1910 Census Miracode Index
John Manger Age: 40 State: PA Color: W Dist: 0159 Br Pl: Visit: 0210 Co: Somerset Relation: Head of Household
Other Residents:
Wife Mary 24
Son Jacob 07
Son Charley 04
Dau Ida 02

[NI077910] Johnstown Trib Mar 10 1932 - CHARLES MANGES CALLED BY DEATH - Geistown Man Succumbed to Attack of Acut Indigestion Yesterday. Charles Augustus. MANGES, 59, d of acute indigestion yesterday afternoon at his home on Walters Rd, Geistown. Mr. MANGES had not been at work since late last wk, but he was able to be abt his home until a short time before his death. He collapsed between 2 & 3 pm yesterday & expired before a physician could be summoned. Funeral Sat 2 pm, bur Grandview Cem. Rev. Charles N. SHINDLER, pastor of Trinity Luth Ch, will be in charge of servs. He was s/o John & Sophie (SEESE) MANGES, & b & reared Paint Twp, Somerset Co. MANGES homestead was located near Coffee Hill school, where he attended school for a no. of terms. The deceased came to Johnstown soon after Flood of May 1889, & worked no. years Love-Sunshine Co, later going into candy business with his bro Henry MANGES. For the last 18 yrs Charles had been a foreman in carpenter shop of Johntown Traction Co. He m Louise KALTENBAUGH, d/o J. C. KALTENBAUGH, here Jan 1907, by Rev. Charles Walker ANSCHUTZ, then pastor Trinity Luth Ch. Mrs. MANGES survives with a bro Henry MANGES, Pine St, & 2 sis': Mrs. Jacob WONDERS, Pine St, & Mrs. Hulbert MESSENGER, Donora, PA. These bros & sis' preceded Mr. MANGES in death; Jacob, John & Abraham Manges, Mrs. Katherine Good, Mrs. Elizabeth WALLACE & Mrs. Mary ZIMMERMAN. The deceased's father d 1897 & his mother d 1914.

[NI077915] PA 1910 Census Miracode Index
Hulbert Messenger Age: 52 State: PA Color: W Dist: 0192 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0220 Co: Washington, Donora Relation: Head Other Resids:
Wife Sadie J 51, PA
Daug Lucy F 21, Ohio

[NI077923] In Jul 1900 elected as 1st Justice of the Peace of Paint Boro

[NI077926] Pennsylvania 1910 Census Miracode Index
Edward Costlow State: PA Enumeration District: 0093 Color: W Age: 33 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0169 County: Cambria Relation: Husband ImageNum: 00680153 Other Residents:
Wife Mary C 28, IRSH
Daughter Margaret M 07, PA
Son Thomas J 05, PA
Daughter Catherine P 03, PA
3 non-relatives

[NI077933] Phares Keltz State: PA Enumeration District: 9115 Color: W Age: 51 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0500 Co.: Westmoreland Relation: Husband ImageNum: 02400749 Other Residents:
Wife Mary 44, PA
Dau. Buela 24, PA
Dau. Lucetta Philips 21, PA
Grandson Raymond Philips 03, PA
Grandson Dale Philips 02, PA

[NI077935] Pennsylvania 1910 Census Miracode Index
Theodore Berkey State: PA Enumeration District: 0155 Color: W Age: 43 Birth Place: Pennsylvania Visit: 0122 County: Westmoreland Relation: Husband ImageNum: 00460885 Other Residents:
Wife Catherine S 39, Pennsylvania
Son Harry F 19, Pennsylvania
Son Dewey C 17, Pennsylvania
Son George T 16, Pennsylvania
Daughter Elsie May 14, Pennsylvania
Son John F 12, Pennsylvania
Daughter Ida A 10, Pennsylvania
Son Theodore R 07, Pennsylvania
Daughter Elizabeth S 05, Pennsylvania
Daughter Mary L 03, Pennsylvania

[NI077938] Ludwick Sells (1743-1823) served, 1777, in Capt. Martin Bowman's co., &, 1780, in the Assembly. He was b. Huntingdon, CT; d. Dublin, OH.

[NI077940] Had a 1st wife, ukwn. Lived in Huntington Co., Pa. from 1773 to 1802. Went to Franktown, OH with his bro.s & parents. 1809 moved to Washington Twp, Franklin Co., OH, 1 mi. west of Dublin. 1806, 1807 & 1814: Tax list of Franklin Co., OH, Range 16, Tract 17, Section 4 & Range 20, Tract 6, Section 3. 1807 Old Northwest Quarterly: 22 Apr 1807, he m. Elizabeth, By Arthur O. Harra, Justice of the Peace. May have gone to IL in 1824 with 2 oldest chldrn.

[NI077942] John stayed behind for several yrs after father & bro.s went to OH in 1798. He went in 1808/1809. Ran the Sells & Ebey Saw & Grist Mill, also built a sawmill on Indian Run after War of 1812. Started a distillery & Hat Factory in Dublin. In 1817 was elected Justice of the Peace, Washington Twp, Franklin Co., OH.

[NI077944] Poled up Scioto River with bro. Peter to Dublin, OH. He was 1st of family to go to OH, liked it so well that he sent for his father. He was a farmer & also had Pottery at Columbus. He was one of contractors to dam up the Scioto River & build a canal. This started 30 Apr 1827. He was a marshall of Columbus. Rebecca was m. before & had a chld, Benjamin adopted Catherine & gave her the Sells name. Both are buried at Greenlawn Cem., Columbus, OH.

[NI077958] 1850 Census Stoneycreek Twp., Somerset Co., PA
249 124 BALDWIN Benjamin 26 M Wagon Maker PA
BALDWIN Harriet 22 F PA
BALDWIN John W. 6 M PA
BALDWIN James 4 M PA
BALDWIN Joanna 3 F PA
BALDWIN Mary J. 1 F PA
RISLING Cornelius 19 M Wagon Maker PA
1870 Census Stoney Creek Twp., Somerset Co., PA Enumerated on 17 Aug 1870 by Christian Streng
33 25 27 Baldwin Benjamin 47 M W Blacksmith 800 300 PA
34 25 27 Baldwin Elizabeth 37 F W Keeping house PA
35 25 27 Baldwin Sarah 15 F W PA
36 25 27 Baldwin John 13 M W PA
37 25 27 Baldwin Rose 11 F W PA
38 25 27 Baldwin Gillmore 9 M W PA
39 25 27 Baldwin Thomas 3 M W PA

[NI077971] PA 1910 Census Miracode Index
Jonas J Weaver Age: 48 State: PA Color: W Enumeration District: 0153 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0057 Co: Somerset Relation: Head of Household Other Residents:
Son Henry 22, PA
Son John 20, PA
Son Luther 16, PA
daug Elsie 14, PA
Son Jacob 07, PA
Grandmother Catherine 68, PA

[NI077974] PA 1910 Census Miracode Index
John Hoffman State: PA Enumeration District: 0153 Color: W Age: 38 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0309 Co.: Somerset Relation: Husband ImageNum: 01790704 Other Residents:
Wife Cristine 44, PA
Dau. Lula G 16, PA
Son Clyfe J 10, PA
Dau. Bertha A 07, PA
Dau. Sadie M 05, PA
Son Leo J 01, PA

[NI077976] PA 1910 Census Miracode Index
Ephrian Wissinger Age: 47 State: PA Color: W Enumeration District: 0151 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0358 Co.: Cambria Relation: Head of Household Other Residents:
Wife Lydia 41, PA

[NI077984] 1850 Census Stoneycreek Twp., Somerset Co., PA
258 188 REED John 23 M Blacksmith PA
258 188 REED Adeline 17 F PA
258 188 REED William C. 1/12 M PA
1870 Census Stoney Creek Twp., Somerset Co., PA Enumerated on 25 Aug 1870 by Christian Streng
17 212 216 Reed John 41 M W Farmer 1,500 500 PA
18 212 216 Reed Adine 38 F W Keeping house PA
19 212 216 Reed Cornelius 20 M W PA
20 212 216 Reed Clarissa 17 F W PA
21 212 216 Reed Mary 15 F W PA
22 212 216 Reed Hesekiel 14 M W PA
23 212 216 Reed Maria 8 F W PA
24 212 216 Reed John 3 M W PA
25 212 216 Reed Hulda 3/12 F W PA Feb

[NI077986] 1870 Census Stoney Creek Twp., Somerset Co., PA Enumerated on 18 Aug 1870 by Christian Streng
1 42 45 Smith Robert 33 M W Segarmaker 800 PA
2 42 45 Smith Mary 25 F W Keeping house PA
3 42 45 Smith Susan 2 F W PA
4 42 45 Smith Findley 11 M W PA

[NI077991] PA 1910 Census Miracode Index
Simon F Spangler Age: 53 State: PA Color: W Enumeration District: 0165 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0067 Co.: Somerset Relation: Head of Household Other Residents:
Wife Lillian 36, PA
Son Lynton NR, PA

[NI077994] 1860 Census Richland Twp., Cambria Co., PA by HA McPike, Aug 18, 1860
425 4 2786 2821 Reed Rachel 30 F 1000 345 PA
425 5 2786 2821 Reed Francis 4 M PA

[NI078001] 1850 Census Southampton Twp., Somerset Co., PA 23 Aug 1850 John H. Smith
20 217 222 Poorbough Philip 64 M Farmer 500 PA
Poorbough Elizabeth 55 F PA
Poorbough Philip 19 M Labourer PA
Poorbough Catharine 17 F PA
Poorbough Solomon 15 M Labourer PA

[NI078029] 1870 census Shade Twp., Somerset Co., PA 9 Jul Hiram J. Boytz
39 186 186 Hammer William 38 M W farm labr 400 300 Pa
Hammer Susan 23 F W wife Pa
Hammer Emanuel 3 M W Pa
Hammer John 15 M W farm labr Pa
Hammer Jane 1 F W Pa
1880 Census Shade Twp., Somerset Co., PA O.W.Williamson Pg 25, 24 Jun
442A 1 218 229 Hamer William W M 44 Laborer PA PA PA Page 25
Hamer Susan W F 23 Wife Keeping house PA PA PA
Hamer Amanda W F 12 Dau PA PA PA
Hamer Sarah J. W F 11 Dau PA PA
Hamer Martha W M 10 Dau PA PA PA
Hamer Louisa W F 8 Dau PA PA PA
Hamer William M. W M 6 Son PA PA PA
Hamer Isiah W M 5 Son PA PA PA
Hamer Eliza W F 1 Dau PA PA PA
1900 census Shade Twp., Somerset Co., PA 20 June Willis L. Powell
138A 18 180 187 Hamer William Head W M Sept 1831 68 M 35 PA England PA Farmer 0 Yes Yes Yes
Hamer Susan Wife W F Sept 1846 53 M 35 13 10 PA PA PA Yes Yes Yes
Hamer Isaiah Son W M Oct 1875 24 M 2 PA PA PA Farm Laborer 0 Yes Yes Yes
Hamer Katie Daughter W F Mar 1883 17 S PA PA PA No No No
Hamer Simon Son W M May 1886 14 S PA PA PA Farm Laborer 3 Yes Yes Yes
Berkebile Blanche G-Daughter W F May 1890 10 S PA PA PA 5 Yes Yes Yes
Hiteshew Elvy M. G-Daughter W F June 1890 9 S PA PA PA 5

[NI078033] 1870 census Shade Twp., Somerset Co., PA Enumerated 9 Jul 1870 by Hiram J. Boytz
34 185 185 Hammer James 23 M W farmer 5,000 1,050 Pa
35 185 185 Hammer Catharina 61 F W retired house keeper Pa
36 185 185 Hammer Eveline 37 F W wife Pa
37 185 185 Hammer Martha 17 F W at home Pa
38 185 185 Hammer Thomas 20 M W farm labr Pa
1900 census Shade Twp., Somerset Co., PA Enumerated 11 June 1900 by Willis L. Powell
132B 52 78 83 Hamer James Head W M Sept 1846 53 M 29 PA PA PA Farmer 0 Yes Yes Yes O F F 66
132B 53 78 83 Hamer Mary Wife W F Feb 51 49 M 29 8 7 PA PA PA Yes Yes Yes
132B 54 78 83 Hamer Ella Daughter W M Oct 1875 24 S PA PA PA House Keeper 0 Yes Yes Yes
132B 55 78 83 Hamer Anna Daughter W F Nov 1887 12 S PA PA PA 6 Yes Yes Yes
132B 56 78 83 Hamer Maud Daughter W F Dec 1890 9 S PA PA PA 7
132B 57 78 83 Hamer James Son W M Sept 1892 7 S PA PA PA 5
PA 1910 Census Miracode Index
James F Hamer State: PA Enumeration Dist.: 0155 Color: W Age: 63 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0106 Co.: Somerset Relation: Husb. ImageNum: 02060097 Other Residents:
Wife Mary 59, PA
dau. Ella J 33, PA

[NI078034] 1900 census Shade Twp., Somerset Co., PA Enumerated 11 June 1900 by Willis L. Powell
132A 43 77 82 Hamer Thomas Head W M Oct 1849 50 M 22 PA England PA Farmer 0 Yes Yes Yes O F F 65
132A 44 77 82 Hamer Eliza Wife W F Jan 1856 44 M 22 9 9 PA PA PA Yes Yes Yes
132A 45 77 82 Hamer Jennie Daughter W F Aug 1883 16 S PA PA PA 5 Yes Yes Yes
132A 46 77 82 Hamer Orville Son W M Nov 1885 14 S PA PA PA Farm Laborer 2 4 Yes Yes Yes
132A 47 77 82 Hamer Stewart Son W M Feb 1888 12 S PA PA PA Farm Laborer 1 5 Yes Yes Yes
132A 48 77 82 Hamer Clarence Son W M Jan 1890 10 S PA PA PA 6 Yes Yes Yes
132A 49 77 82 Hamer Stella Daughter W F Jan 1890 10 S PA PA PA 6 Yes Yes Yes
132A 50 77 82 Hamer Martha Daughter W F July 1895 6 S PA PA PA 3
132B 51 77 82 Hamer Annie Daughter W F Apr 1896 4 S PA PA PA

[NI078051] PA 1910 Census Miracode Index
Thomas Hamer State: PA Enumeration Dist.: 0138 Color: W Age: 36 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0061 Co.: Cambria, Johnstown Relation: Husb. ImageNum: 02060431 Other Residents:
Wife Anna 27, PA
Son Philip 08, PA
Son Fred 06, PA
Son Keneth 03, PA

[NI078053] PA 1910 Census Miracode Index
Isaiah Hamer State: PA Enumeration Dist.: 0159 Color: W Age: 34 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0017 Co.: Somerset Relation: Husb. ImageNum: 02060064 Other Residents:
Wife Amy L 36, PA
dau. Gertie E 09, PA
Son Ernest A 06, PA
dau. Alma A NR, PA

[NI078057] PA 1910 Census Miracode Index
Price G Hamer State: PA Enumeration Dist.: 0138 Color: W Age: 29 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0156 Co.: Cambria, Johnstown Relation: Husb. ImageNum: 02060350 Other Residents:
Wife Annie 27, PA
Son Louis P 09, PA
Son Ralph W 07, PA

[NI078066] 1880 Federal Census Shade Twp., Somerset Co., PA Enumerator O.W.Williamson Pg 17, 17 Jun 1880
438A 34 152 157 Buchanen Elizabeth W F 57 Keeping house PA PA PA
438A 35 152 157 Buchanen Maggie W F 22 Daughter At home PA PA PA
438A 36 152 157 Buchanen Joseph W M 19 Son Laborer PA PA PA
438A 37 152 157 Buchanen Frank W M 17 Son Farmer PA PA PA

[NI078090] 1910 PA Census Miracode Index
John S Kenney State: PA Enumeration District: 0137 Color: W Age: 39 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0334 Co.: Cambria, Johnstown Relation: Husband ImageNum: 02440438 Other Residents:
Wife Martha A 38, PA
Dau. Lola G 14, PA
Dau. Mary 04, PA
Dau. Margaret 02, PA
Brother Inay 17, PA

[NI078103] Albert Wright, a native of Bedford Co, came to Somerset Co in 1865, & has since been engaged in farming, although by trade he is a carpenter. .[Source: History of Bedford, Somerset, & Fulton Cos1884. Waterman, Watkins & Co. p. 519.]
1870 Census Stoney Creek Twp., Somerset Co., PA 24 Aug 1870 Christian Streng
12 194 199 Wright Albert 33 M W Farmer 4,000 850 PA
Wright Sarah 28 F W Keeping house PA
Wright Clara 3 F W PA
Wright Ever 2 F W PA
1880 Census Stoney Creek Twp., Somerset Co., PA
521B 40 26 26 225 230 Wright Albert W M 44 Farmer Pa Pa Pa
Wright SarahE. W F 36 Wife Keeping house Pa Pa Pa
Wright Clara.J. W F 12 Daughter Pa Pa Pa
Wright Sarah.E W F 11 Daughter Pa Pa Pa
Wright Ida.F W F 8 Daughter Pa Pa Pa
Wright Anna.M. W F 7 Daughter Pa Pa Pa

[NI078105] 1900 census Shade Twp., Somerset Co., PA Enumerated 7 June 1900 by Willis L. Powell
131B 57 62 65 Berkebile John Head W M Apr 1866 34 M 7 PA PA PA Farmer 0 Yes Yes Yes R F 52
131B 58 62 65 Berkebile Katie Wife W F Feb 1871 29 M 7 0 0 PA PA PA Yes Yes Yes
Pennsylvania 1910 Census Miracode Index
John O Berkebile State: PA Enumeration District: 0156 Color: W Age: 44 Birth Place: Pennsylvania Visit: 0041 County: Somerset Relation: Husband ImageNum: 00470317 Other Residents:
Wife Catharine H 39, Pennsylvania

[NI078106] 1900 census Shade Twp., Somerset Co., PA Enumerated 15 June 1900 by Willis L. Powell
135B 81 138 143 Hamer Charles Head W M Dec 1873 26 M 5 PA PA PA Farmer 0 Yes Yes Yes O F F 111
135B 82 138 143 Hamer Mary Wife W F Aug 1875 24 M 5 1 1 PA PA PA Yes Yes Yes
135B 83 138 143 Hamer Homer Son W M July 1895 4 S PA PA PA
Johnstown Trib-Demo Mar 9 1961: HAMER - Charles W. Sr., 87, Friedens, d Mar 8 1961, Somerset Comm Hosp.; b Dec 3 1873, Shade Twp., s/o James F. & Mary (BERKEY) HAMER. Survived by widow, Susie MILLER, 2 sons, Charles & Merritt, both Friedens; daug Mrs. Louella SHAULIS, Hubbard, OH; 10 gchldn; 2 ggchldn; 4 sis'; Mrs. Kate BERKEBILE, Lewisburg; Ms Ellie HAMER & Mrs. Maude PLAYZE, both Johnstown, & Mrs. Alma WAGNER, FL, & bro, James HAMER, Friedens. Preceded in death by 1st wife, Mrs. Mary (LING) HAMER, & son, Homer. Memb Shade Luth Ch. Friends received Wilbur D. Miller Funeral Home, Somerset, serv 2 pm Sat, Rev. Robert CARL officiating. Bur Shade Cem., Buckstown

[NI078110] PA 1910 Census Miracode Index
Ross H Hamer State: PA Enumeration Dist.: 9141 Color: W Age: 33 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0671 Co.: Somerset Relation: Husb. ImageNum: 02060377 Other Residents:
Wife Ester A 32, PA
dau. Mary 06, PA
dau. Verna 09, PA
dau. Nellie 02, PA
2 non-relatives

[NI078134] 1910 PA Census Miracode Index
Lemmon B Lohr State: PA Dist: 0167 Color: W Age: 52 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0399 Co.: Westmoreland Relation: Head ImageNum: 02790215 Other Res:
Wife Anna 50, PA
Son Melvi 28, PA
Dau Sadie 22, PA
Son Charles 16, PA
Son Harry 09, PA
gdau Margaret McCornie NR, PA


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