[NI082038] Johnstown Trib, 6/12/1923 FUNERAL OF MRS. ALLISON WINDBER, Jun 12. for the late Mrs. Catherine Allison, aged 90 yrs, were held recently, conducted by Rev. O. L. Minnich, pastor of local COB. Bur Ogletown Cem. She was m 3 times. She was 1st m to Levi Lehman, then to Thomas Grouden & later to Milton Allison. Her 3 husbs & 3 chldn preceded her to the grave. Mrs. Allison is survived by 1 sis, Mrs. Elizabeth Helman, & 3 chldn, Mrs. Louise Rouser, Mrs. Martha Johnson & Jacob Lehman. A large no. of gchldn & 4 ggchldn survive the deceased. Bur Ogletown Cem, Somerset Co., PA
1860 Census Richland Twp., Cambria Co., PA by HA McPike, Aug 20, 1860
427 19 2802 2837 Layman Levi C. 24 M farm laborer 100 100 PA
427 20 2802 2837 Layman Catherine 26 F PA
427 21 2802 2837 Layman Louisa 2 F PA
[NI082067] Jordan R. Helman, 77, New Paris, d Apr 22, 1950 , on the way to the hosp. b Ogletown Apr 8, 1873, s/o John & Elizabeth Helman. survived by 1 son, Robert, New Paris. Also bro.s & sis.s: Mrs. John Turner, South Fork, Mrs. Joseph Reynolds, Johnstown, J. C. Helman, Arbutus Park, & Charles Helman, Johnstown. His wife d 3 yrs ago. Geisel Funeral Home handled arrangements. Bur. Fishertown cem.
1850 Census , Milford Twp., Somerset Co., PA Enumerator- John W. Smith
458 51 CREAMER, Christian 71 m Farmer PA
Mary 59 f PA
[NI082153] Born Neil Wade Johnson. Name changed in Fayette Co., GA
[NI082185] Johnstown Trib Jul 20 1940: MRS. SARAH MANGUS, SOUTH FORK - Mrs. Sarah Ellen (STRAYER) MANGUS, 76, widow/o James MANGUS, d yesterday at her home, Croyle Twp after an illness of 2 yrs. Mrs. MANGUS was d/o Adam & Elizabeth (RIPPLE) STRAYER & b Somerset Co Jul 26 1863. Her husb d 9 yrs ago. Surviving are a son Ira J. MANGUS, Columbus, OH; 10 gchdn & 2 ggchdn. She was half-sis of Jordan HELMAN, Bedford; Charles HELMAN, Johnstown; Jacob HELMAN, Geistown; Mrs. Lucy REYNOLDS, Johnstown & Mrs. Mary TURNER, South Fork. Servs will be at 2:30 pm Mon in South Fork Evang Ch by Rev G. E.Hetrick. Bur South Fork Cem under direction of George Bros., local morticians. Remains moved to ch at 1:30 pm Mon afternoon.
PA 1910 Census Miracode Index
Jacob Rouser Age: 54 State: PA Color: W Enumeration District: 0151 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0088 County: Somerset Relation: Head of Household Other Residents:
Wife Louisa 52, PA
Daughter Ida 24, PA
Daughter Nora 19, PA
Daughter Myrtle 16, PA
Son Thomas V 14, PA
PA 1910 Census Miracode Index
Ira Mangus Age: 26 State: PA Color: W Dist: 9152 B Pl: PA Visit: 0213 Co: Cambria, South Fork Relation: Head Other Resids: living alone
[NI082229] 1805: Pd taxes at Cambria Co PA. (Twp not noted.) 1808-1830: Res Conemaugh Twp, Cambria Co, PA. 1808: George Replogle was an innkeeper & pd taxes on 298 acres of land (20 acres cleared) & on "1 cattle." On 16 Jun 1808 his name (undoubtedly in lieu of his wife, Mary Stouder) is listed on a deed signed by heirs of John Stouder, selling land to John Gossard (father of Elizabeth Gossard Replogle, ID 112:1). 1810: He again pd taxes as an innkeeper, but his tax was for 647 acres. In the 1810 census of PA: "Ripilogle, George - Cambria Co." 1814: Pd taxes at Cambria Co PA. 1820: Resided Conemaugh Twp, Cambria Co PA: George Replogle, age 26-44 (b 1776-1794) Wife, age 26-44. Children: Males: 2 under 10 (b 1810-1820) George, b 1815 & Daniel b 1810-20 1, 10-15 (b 1805-1810) Jacob, b 1805 1, 16-25 (b 1795-1804) John, b 1802 Females: 2 under 10 (b 1810-1820) Barbara, 1820 & Elizabeth, b 1804-1810 1, 10-15 (b 1805-1810) Mary, b 1808 1, 16-25 (b 1795-1804) Sarah, b 1806 or 1814, or 1815 if on 1850 census 1830: Had 6 sons, 1 dau. 1840: Resided Richland Twp, Cambria Co, PA: Males: 60-70 (b 1770-1780) 1, George Females: 20-30 (b 1810-1820) 2, Elizabeth, b. abt 1804-1810, & Sarah, b. 1806 or 1814 or 1815 60-70 (b 1770-1780) 1, Mary (wife of George) 1844: He d. intestate, a few dys before 9 Dec 1844. On 26 Dec 1844 Mary Stouder Replogle, his wife, renounced her right as Administrator to her husb.'s estate, & requested that such administration be granted to her son Daniel, which request was approved. According to "The Dayton Journal & Advertiser," June 18 1844, a Chancery notice, "Elizabeth Replogle dau of George Replogle & Barbara Replogle dau of George Replogle, non-residents of OH (probably res Cambria Co PA), unknown heirs of John Stouder (his dau Mary m. George Replogle), late of Clermont Co OH, dec'd ... Margaret Stouder ... widow of John Stouder, late of Montgomery Co OH ... John Stouder fa(ther) of ... applicants ... " 1846: Letters of Administration dated Apr 14 1846, Richland Twp, Cambria Co, PA presented to the court by his son Daniel show his funeral expenses. 1850-1852: Mary Stouder Replogle's name is listed on, at least, the 1850, 1851, & 1852 Tax assessment records of Richland Twp, Cambria Co PA. She res 1850 Richland Twp, Cambria Co, PA (age 60, b PA) with dau Sarah (age 35, b PA) & Barbara (age 30, b PA).
[NI082234] CENSUS: 1850, Indiana, PA DEATH: AFT 1865 BIRTH: 1830, Decker's Point, Indiana, PA or b. bet 1825-1830. RESIDENCE: 1860, Cherryhill Twp, Indiana, PA Disappeared during civil war, went to live with mother's people to avoid Civil War service. OCCUPATION: Farmer. RESIDENCE: BETWEEN 1861 AND 1865 George disappeared between 1861-1865 leaving 4 chldrn.
The Spokesman Review Aug 24 2000 Page: D5 Obit: Kurt Strenge Toledo, OR. Private serv will be for Kurt H. Strenge, 47. Bateman Funeral Home in Newport, WA, is in charge of arrangements. b Spokane, Mr. Strenge d Sun. He grad from Central Valley HS. Mr. Strenge worked as a bartender & musician. He moved to Newport, WA, 6 yrs ago, where he cut & sold firewood. Mr. Strenge recently moved to Toledo. Survivors include his mother, Ruby Strenge, Spokane; & 2 bros, Robert Strenge Jr., Redmond, WA, & Stephen Strenge, Toledo.
News-Times, Newport, OR, Wed Aug 23 2000 A5. KURT H. STRENGE 47, Newport (Lincoln Co) d Aug 20 2000 of natural causes. He was b Spokane, WA Apr 23 1953. He was a grad of Central Valley High, Spokane, WA & attended Spokane Falls Comm. College. For most of his life, he played in bands, & for several yrs was a bartender. For the last 6 yrs, he had been a logger out of Toledo. He enjoyed hiking, camping, & music. He is survived by bros & sis'-in-law Colleen & Robert Strenge Jr., Redmond, WA & Kathy & Stephen Strenge, Toledo; his mother, Ruby Strenge, Spokane, WA; & 4 nephews. Disposition is by cremation, with Bateman Funeral Home in charge of arrangements
1860 Census Richland Twp., Cambria Co., PA by HA McPike, Aug 11, 1860
410 14 2679 2716 Geager Frederick 51 M laborer 250 PA
410 15 2679 2716 Geager Elizabeth 41 F PA
410 16 2679 2716 Geager John 21 M laborer PA
410 17 2679 2716 Geager Abram 16 M laborer PA
410 18 2679 2716 Geager Harriet 14 F PA
410 19 2679 2716 Geager Rebecca 13 F PA
410 20 2679 2716 Geager Hannah 12 F PA
410 21 2679 2716 Geager Susan 10 F PA
410 22 2679 2716 Geager Maria 6 F PA
410 23 2679 2716 Geager David 2 M PA
410 24 2679 2716 Geager Jacob 7/12 M PA
[NI082286] Rhetta lived in Scio. Her mother ran a dormitory at Scio College. She & Fred were m. in possibly Verona PA, where most of the Stotlers were from. Obit eve. Chronicle 3/1965 Mrs. F. M. Kauffman Mrs. Rhetta V. Kauffman, 74, of 118 McCook Ave.,. Dennison, OH d. at the home of her son in Wellsville at 3 p.m. yesterday of an acute heart attack b. Jan. 20, 1891, in Westmoreland Co., PA the d/o George & Eleanor Kistler Stotler. a member of the Pk Christian Ch. & the Christian Bible Class of the Ch.. Her hus., Frederick M. Kauffman, d. Mar 13, 1937 Survivors include 7 sons, Claude & Raymond, both of Dennison, Arthur & Roy of the home, Forest of Wellsville, Howard of Uhrichsville & Frederick of Rose Hill, IA; 3 dau.s, Mrs. Margaret Williams of dennison, Mrs. Catherine Richard Oscoda, Mich. & Alma Curtis of the home; a sis., Mrs. Margaret Shaw of Dennison; 27 gchldrn, & 11 ggchldrn. 2 chldrn, Mrs. Eva Cox & Kenneth Kauffman & 3 sis.s, Mrs. Loda Gatchell, Mrs. Jennie Fritz & Mrs. Eva Spear, preceded her in death. Services will be at 1 p.m. Wed. in R. K. Lindsey Funeral Home with Rev. Paul Porter officiating. Burial will be in Union Cem.. Friends may call at the funeral home from 7-9 today & from 2-4 & 7-9 tomorrow. Rhettas sons address1623 Lincoln Ave. Wellsville, OH
[NI082301] Copy of Fred's death certificate list mother as Anna Williams of PA. Anna is believed to be buried in Brethen Cem. in Maitland, Mifflin Co., PA with Fred's father Milton Kauffman. Milton's 2nd wife, Matilda Elizabeth Hartley Kauffman is buried in Mt. Hope Cem., Penn Hill, PA in the grave with her son Russell Kauffman & his wife Ida Belle Stottler. 1928 City Directory for Dennison, OH lists Frederick M Kauffman as living at 428 MCCrea Ave. Dennison. A Kauffman- Stotler family reunion is held each yr on the 4th Sun. of Jul at the Tusky Shelter house. Obit Dover Daily Reporter, Tuscarawas Co., OH Fred M. Kauffman, 56, laborer, d. this morn. at 4 am at his home at 221 McCrea Ave, Denniosn, following an illness of 6 mo.s of cancer. Surviving are his wife, 11 chldrn, 2 sis.s & two bro.s. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Mon. at the home & burial will be made in Union Cem..Fred came to OH when he worked in the RR Shop . He & Rhetta moved to OH & that is where they stayed until Fred's death in 1937.
[NI082302] Obit dated Fri., Apr 24 1987 The Times Reporter Dover-New Philadelphia, OH Howard Kauffman Dennison 67, of 623 Center St. d. Thur. in Baltic Country Manor after a 2 mo. illness. B. s/o Fred M. & Rhetta V. Stotler Kauffman and a retired sawman with Alsco-Anaconda of Gnadenhutten. Army Vet of World War II, a member of Uhrichsville Moose Lodge & former member of the Park Christian Ch.. On Dec 14 1940, he m. Bertha G. Carpenter, who d. Dec 16 1982. 3 bro.s & 3 sis.s are deceased. He is survived by 3 sons & 2 dau.s, Leslie L. & Mrs. Walter (Connie) Hammond, Uhrichsville; Barry W. Rd 1 New Philadelphia; Tracy H. Orlando, FL & Mrs. John (BabRhetta) Maxwell of Pacific Beach, WA; 3 bro.s & a sis., Raymond P. & Roy M. Kauffman, Kate, Richard s/o Leesville & Fred H. Kauffman Jr. of Beacon, IA; 8 gchldrn; & 2 ggchldrn. Services will be held Mon. at 1 p.m. in R.K. Lindsey Funeral Home Rev. A.J. Johnson officiating. Burial will be in Union Cem.. Calling hours are Sun. 2 to 4 & 7to 9.
[NI082309] Oscar worked until the age 72 at the Evans Brick Plant. one of the original Hey Jacks Sportsman Club members. He & his family stayed very active in building & maintaining "The Club" as it is called. His grandsons are still active members today. Oscar's address at the time of his death was: 215 Welch St. Dennison, OH 44621 a patient at the Hosp. when he d.
[NI082312] Williams address at time of death was: Rd # 1 New Phila., Tuscarawas co., OH He d. as a patient of Union Hosp., Dover, Tuscarawas Co., OH. Obit. dated 2/25/1971. William Franklin Benedum, 59, of Midvale d. Thu. in Union Hosp. after undergoing surgery. b. in Dennison, a s/o the late Charles & Eve Herron Benedum, and a former clayworker. His wife, Stella, d. in 1945. Surviving are a son, Staff Sgt Jerry Benedum, stationed at Elmdorf AFB, Alaska; 2 dau.s, Mrs. Robert (Joanne) Belknap of Rd 1, New Philadelphia, & Mrs. Adrian (Jean) Maxwell of Dennison; a sis., Mrs. Eva Demmining Peacock of New Philadeliphia, & 13 gchldrn. Grave side services will be Sat. at 11:00 in Evergreen Burial Park with Rev. William Hewitt of Midvale United Methodist Ch. officiating. Friends may call tonight from 7 to 9 in Kaserman-Naylor Funeral Home.
[NI082327] Obit Dover Daily Reporter, Tuscarawas Co., OH Front Page Former Dennison Police Chief Dies. Albert S. (Bert) Maxwell, 63, Dennison night merchant policeman & former chief of police, d. today at 6;30 a.m. at Twin City Hosp. from injuries received a wk ago when he fell into a pit at a filling station on his beat. Maxwell b. in Unionport, OH, and member of the Pk Christian Ch. of Dennison. Surviving are the following chldrn: Oscar L., Charles F., Elmer H., & Richard Maxwell of Dennison. Mrs. Edith Dunn & Albert V. Maxwell of Steubenville; a number of stepchldrn & 5 sis.s. Funeral services will be held at the R.K. Lindsay Funeral Home in Dennison Fri. at 3:30 pm, burial in Union Cem. 1928 City Directory of Dennison, OH lists Albert Starkey & Claudia V., as living at 128 Taylor Ave. Dennison. Albert's death certificate lists his death to injuries to right knee & left side of chest on 6 29 1935. He fell into an oil pit at gas station located on corner of Center & 5th st. Dennison, OH. a night policeman at the time of his death. His address at the time of his death was: 729 Center St., Dennison, OH. Albert Starkey m. 1st to Luva Mae Culbertson, she & Albert divorced & the boys stayed with their father, Albert. Luva went to Steubenville with her dau., Edith. She then m. John Corder, a boarder at one time with Luva & Albert. Luva & John Corder had a dau., Vera.
[NI082328] Her address at time of her death: 414 Maxwell Ave. Steubenville, OH
[NI082329] Obit Daily Reporter 25 Mar 1946 Page 2, George B. Murray, 76, d. at 3 p.m. yesterday at Massillion State Hosp. of complications following 3 mo.s illness due to a hip fracture. Mr. Murray, who retired PA RR conductor, b. at Parkersburg, WV Mar 12 1870, s/o George & Margaret Murray. He is survived by his wife, Nora Murray of Uhrichsville, 3 dau.s, Mrs. William Walker, Uhrichsville; Mrs. Oscar Maxwell, Route 2, Dennison; & Mrs. Adrian Diefenbacher, New Philadelphia; several bro.s & sis.s & 7 gchldrn. pvt. funeral services will be held at the Lindsey Funeral Home at 3:30 pm tomorrow Rev. Kenneth Hicks officiating & bur. in Union Cem. Her address at time of death: 528 Wilcoxen St. Uhrichsville, OH
[NI082330] Obit Daily Reporter June 28, 1946. Mrs. Nora E. Murray, 64, widow of George Murray, & a lifelong resident of the Twin Cities, d. at 6:30 a.m. today at Twin City Hosp. following an illness of 14 mo.s of carcinoma. b. in Dennison, Sept. 13, 1881, the d/o C. M. & Lettie Lindsey. Surviving are 3 dau.s, Mrs. Adrian Diefenbacher of New Philadelphia, Mrs. Oscar Maxwell of Rt. 2, Dennison, & Mrs. William Walker of Uhrichsville, & 3 bro.s, R. K. Lindsey of Dennison, Frank Lindsey of Uhrichsville, & E. S. Lindsey. Funeral services will be conducted Mon. at 2 p.m. at the R. K. Lindsey & Sons Funeral, Rev. Kenneth Hicks officiating & burial in the Union Cem.. Friends may call at the Funeral home.
Aaron Work m. & moved to the Dilts mill which he attended for 2 or 3 yrs. He then moved to a farm latter owned by R.H. Work, Sr. where he built a log house, replacing it with a frame one about 1840. In Nov 1865 he moved to the farm at the mouth of Broadhead Run, where he resided until his death. He was a lover of music & taught singing school in Jefferson & northern Indiana co.s, teaching in Punxsutawney when it contained only 6 houses. He was by trade a carpenter, being the principal builder in the north end of the co. for yrs. He was also a
worker in the church & Sabbath-school, always trying to do good. He entered into rest having nearly completed his 86th yr, & being the oldest in yrs & the last of his family.
[NI082360] Obit from New Philadelphia Daily Times. Charles H. Benedum, 62, Tuscarawas Co. road supervisor, d. at 8 am today at his home in Midvale following an illness of 12 wks duration. b. in Sherrodsville on Nov 12 1878, s/o Frank & Mary Hugh Benedum & had resided in Midvale for 45 yrs. Mr. Beneduma member of the Midvale Meth. Ch. Surviving are his wife, Eva Herron Benedum: 1 son, William, at home: 3 gchldrn: a step-dau., Mrs. Fred Peacock, this city: a half-bro., Burtise Benedum, Pasadena, CA; 5 half-sis.s , Mrs. Fred Andregg, Pasadena, CA, former resident of this city: Mrs. Oscar Sandle, Detroit, MI;Mrs. A. E. Chandler, Boise, ID;Mrs. Harry Walker, Roxford, & Mrs. O. T. Hastings, Uhrichsville. 1 son, 3 bro.s, & 1 sis. preceded him in death. Funeral services will be held at the home at 2 p.m. Sun., Rev. F. W. Hass officiating. Burial in the Leesville Cem. will be in charge of the Lewis Funeral Home, Dover.
[NI082361] Obit Aug 11 1955 page 4, The Daily Reporter, Tuscarawas Co. OH Mrs. Eva Bertha Benedun, 74, d. in her home at Midvale Wed. at 5:15 pm following an illness of 7 yrs. a native of Atwood, OH, & resided in Midvale 55 yrs. d/o the late A. W. Herron & Emma Pearch Herron. Her father a grocer at Dennison for many yrs & also served as mayor there. a member of the Midvale Meth. Ch. Surviving are a dau., Mrs. Neva Deming Peacock, New Philadelphia; a son, William, at home; a sis., Mrs. Edward White, Midvale; 2 half-bro.s George Herron, Tucson AZ; & Clarence Herron, Canton; 2 half-sis.s, Mrs. Samuel Dyson, Dennison; & Mrs. Earl Myers, Clairtown, PA.: 3 gchldrn & 3 ggchldrn. A son, dau., bro., sis., & a half-bro. also preceded her in death. Services will be held Sat. 2 p.m. at Lewis Funeral Home, Rev. S. R. Tippett officiating. Burial will be in East Ave. Cem.. Friends may call at the funeral home Fri. from 2 to 4 & 7 to 9 pm & 10 am Sat. until the hour of services.
[NI082366] Obit Taken from The Sentinel Feb 14 1931 Page 3 Milton Kauffman, a resident of Mifflin Co. during the last 30 yrs, d. at the home of his son-in law, Samuel Yeatter, Lake Park, early today. He retired enjoying his usual degree of health, Fri. eve., & found dead in his bed, 8 am this morn. by his grandson who slept with him. The deceased leaves 4 sons & 2 dau.s. His wife proceded him in death yrs ago. The funeral services will be conducted at the Yeatter residence, Lake Park, Tue. 2 pm. City Directory, Lewistown, Pa., Directory page 154, 1926 Kauffman, Milton C., labr Lake Park Miltonin the directory from 1922 to 1926. Death notice The Sentinel Feb. 20, 1931 page 3 The funeral services of Milton Kauffman were conducted at his late residence, the home of his son-in-law, Samuel Yeatter, Lake Park, Tue. 2 pm, Rev. William H. Hanawalk of McVeytown. The burialmade in the Breth. Ch. Cem., Maitland, & the pall bearers were: Russell yrick, Clair Price, James Norris, Charlie Kinsloe, Ira Manbeck & John Kinsloe. Among the many relatives & friends were: Mrs. Nettie Mathews & son Raymond Mathews, & Mrs. Jane Kauffman, near Pittsburg: Miss Anna Black, Sandiminea: Miss Alice Deering & Mrs. Belle Krepps, McVeytown, & James Shemory, Mifflintown.
[NI082367] Anna is believed to be buried in Breth. Cem. in Maitland Twp. , Mifflin Co., Pa. with her hus. Milton Kauffman, A photo of Milton's grave shows that he is buried alone. Anna could still be there just not listed. Milton d. Feb. 14 1931 No other mention has been found of her only that she is listed as the mother of Fred Milton Kauffman b. Mifflin Co., Pa.
[NI082373] Matilda d/o John Hartley who d. in Andersonville Prison. Her mother Sarah Cupples who m. second to John Dearing who Matildas guardian when she & Milton m. sometime before Sep 1882. Moses Miller her 1st guardian. appointed the guardian 18 Jan, 1868. 69 yrs old at the time. His address at the time was Lewistown, Pa. He remained her guardian until 17 Jun 1879 when John Dearing appointed guardian.
[NI082378] obit: Kenneth Kauffman, 1 yr old s/o Mr. & Mrs. F. M. Kauffman, of Thornwood Pk d. Thu. afternoon after several dys illness with pneumonia & measles. Funeral services will be held Sat. with interment at Plum Run.
[NI082379] Obit eve. Chronicle. Arthur R. "Bab" Kauffman, 62, RD 1, Bowerstown(Conotton), d. today at 4:20 am in Twin City Hosp. shortly after admission. He had been ill for abt a mo. b. in Dennison on Jun 18 1912 to Fred M. & Rhetta Stotler Kauffman, a former Dennison resident, having lived in Conotton for 10 yrs. Survivors include 3 sis.s, Mrs. Kate Richardson, with whom he made his home, Mrs Margaret Williams & Mrs Alma Curtis, Dennison, & 4 bro.s, Howard, Ray,(Roy) & Raymond Kauffman of Dennison & Fred Kauffman Jr., Rosehill, IA. 2 bro.s, Forrest & Claude, & a sis., Eva Cox, preceded him in death. Funeral services will be Sat. at 1 p.m. at R. K. Lindsey Funeral Home with Rev. Richard Rothrock officiating. Burial will be in Union Cem. & friends will be recieved at the funeral home Fri. from 2 to 4 & 7 9 p.m.
[NI082391] Obit, The Times Reporter, Thur., Mar 6 1997: Hazel Virginia Cowles, 73, of 5292 M. St. NE, Magnolia, d. Tue., Mar 4 1997, at 10:12 p.m. in Aultman Hosp. at Canton. b. Feb 14 1924, Dennison, d/o late leonard L. & Mary Virginia Boni Carpenter. She had lived most of her life in Tuscarawas Co. & devoted he life to her family as wife, mother & homemaker. a member of Sandy Valley Ch. of God. She is survived by a son, Theodore Charles & Beverly Fisher, Magnolia; 3 sis.s, Mrs. Kenneth( Erma M.) Fouts, Port Washington; Mrs. Lee(Shirley I.) Hampton, Uhrichsville; & Mrs. Merle (Judy K. ) Meek, Canton: 3 gchldrn: 6 ggchldrn: & 1 gggdchild. In addition to her parents, preceded in death by her hus., Merle Dean Cowles, & a bro., Jack L. Carpenter. Services will be held Fri., Mar 7, 1997, at 2 p.m. in R.K. Lindsey Funeral Home at Dennison with Pastor Clifford Hughes officiating. Burial will be in Union Cem. at Uhrichsville. Calling hours are Fri., Mar 7, 1997, from noon to 2 p.m. in the funeral home.
[NI082401] Obit: eve. Chronicle 9 23 1966 Frank (Pete) Carpenter, 67, former Twin City resident, d. of an acute heart attack at 1 pm yesterday at home in Morgantown, WV. B. Sep 3 1899 Gnadenhutten, s/o Harry L. Carpenter & Flora Belle Shivers. a retired truck driver. Surviving in addition to his 2nd wife, Rita, are 3 dau.s, Mrs. Bertha Kauffman of Uhrichsville & Mrs. Ruth Russell & Mrs. Geraldine Garbrandt , Dennison, 2 sons, Raymond E. & Harry F. of Uhrichsville: a sis. Mrs. Leo S.(Jane) Jett of Uhrichsville; 2 bro.s, Leonard & Paul of Dennison: 22 gchldrn, & 4 ggchldrn. His 1st wife, Pauline Dunlap, a son & 3 sis.s are deceased. Services will be held at 2 p.m. DST tomorrow in the Hastings Funeral Home in Morgantown, WV Burial will be in Morgantown Cem.
[NI082402] Obit Jul 9 1908 OH Democrate & Times, New Phila, Tuscarawas Co., OH Gnaden. man dies of Tetanus Harry Carpenter, Gnadenhutten, the man who seized with tetanus or lock jaw Sun. eve. after a plunge in the river while suffering with the heat, d. Tue. 7 pm. Mr. Carpenter leaves a wife & 7 chldrn.
[NI082403] Obit Mrs. Flora B. Perdue, 72, widow of Frank Perdue of Uhrichsville, d. Sun 11:30 p.m. at the home of her son, Leonard L. Carpenter, Dennison, of heart disease following an illness of 1 yr. b. Gnadenhutten Apr 14 1877, d/o the late James & Elvira Shivers. She had been a lifetime resident of Uhrichsville and a member of the Uhrichsville Nazarene Ch. survived by the following chldrn: Leonard L. Carpenter, Dennison, at whose home she d.: Paul carpenter & Mrs. George W. Swaney, Dennison, Mrs. Ray Disbrow, Painesville: Frank Carpenter & Max Perdue, a step-son, both of Canton: 24 gchldrn & 23 ggchldrn. Two chldrn are deceased. Funeral survices will be held Wed. 2:30 pm from the R.K. Lindsey funeral home with the Rev. L.L. Kollar officiating. Flora Belle m. three times. 1) Harry L. Carpenter who died in 1908. 2) William Thompson, 3) Frank Perdue, he committed suiside by shooting himself in the head. Flora Belle is buried in Union Cem., Uhrichsville, OH. She has a brown Clay sewer pipe as a marker with her name etched into it. Her grave is the 3rd one in the row from the road going towards the trees.
[NI082404] Obit from Dover Daily Reporter Mon. Sept. 30, 1946 MRS. FRANK CARPENTER Mrs. Jennie Pauline Carpenter, 50, w/o Frank Carpenter, d. of a cerebral hemorrhage at 3:25 a.m. yesterday at her home, 362 McCrea- Ave., Dennison. She has been a lifetime resident of Dennison & member of the Pk Christian Ch. In addition to her hus. she is survived by 2 sons, Raymond E. Carpenter, Camp Belvoir, Va., & Harry Carpenter, Route 1, Uhrichsville, 3 dau.s, Mrs. Bertha Kauffman & Miss Geraldine Carpenter, both at home, & Mrs. Ruth Russell, Route 1 ,Uhrichsville; 2 sis.s, Mrs. I.B. Virtue, Dennison, & Mrs. Geneal Alexander, Athens, 2 bro.s, Harry Dunlap of Uhrichsville, & Sam Dunlap, Navarre, her mother-in-law, Mrs. Flora Purdue, Uhrichsville, & several nieces & nephews. Funeral services will be conducted by the Rev. Kenneth Hicks at 2 p.m. tomorrow at the R. K. Lindsey funeral home. Burial will be made in Union Cem.. Friends will be received at the funeral home. Jennie's address at time of death: 362 McCrea Ave., Dennison, Tuscarawas Co., OH. Jennie's hus. Frank left the family off & on during the marriage. On Bertha's marriage record it states the where abts of father unknown for the last 3 yrs.
[NI082405] Census shows Andrew living with his parents & lists his occupation of farm laborer. Railroad repair Hand.
[NI082406] The 1900 Census indicates that Hannah had 10 chldrn, only 8 of whom still living. Those 2 chldrn being: Thomas D. d. 1879. the first b. to Andrew & Hannah, & John Thomas, d. 1887. Obit taken from the Dover Daily Reporter Apr 10 1928 front page Dies at home of son 4 dys' Illness fatal for Mrs. Dunlap Mrs. Hannah Dunlap, 69, widow of A. J. Dunlap, formerly of Dennison, d. Mon. morn. at the home of her son, S. E. Dunlap, Navarre, following an illness of 4 dys. She is survived by 5 bro.s, 4 dau.s & a son. Funeral services will be held Wed. 1 pm at the Dunlap residence in Navarre. Burial, Union Cem., Uhrichsville 3 p.m. The casket will be opened at the grave so that friends may view the body.
Obit for Mrs. A. S. Maxwell. Mrs. Claudia Viva Maxwell, 74, 128 Taylor Ave., Dennison, d. at her home Sun. at 8 am of complications after a critical illness for the past 2 wks. b. at Germano, Jun 22, 1884, a d/o David and Elizabeth Hilbert & had resided in Dennison for the past 57 yrs, a charter member of the Pk Christian Ch. & the Christian Women's Fellowship of the Ch.. Her hus, Albert S. Maxwell, d. Jul 3, 1935. Surviving are 7 chldrn, Jean, David, & Albert Staneart of Dennison, Mrs. Lila Waltrip of Akron, Mrs. Mildred Manist of Canton, & Mrs. Adelaide Rose of Chicago, IL, 5 step-chldrn. Claudia's 1st hus.
Milton Austin Staneart. He d. August 9, 1959
[NI082434] Will of John Fike, Sr., signed, his mark X, July 3, 1829. Witnesses Peter McLerry, George Riley, Stephen Riley, John Bowser. John settled in Brothersvalley, Bedford Co. PA in 1779. In 1800 he moved to Selbysport MD, where he d. Some of his chldn remained Brethren. built the first gristmill in Elk Lick Twp, Somerset Co. PA
[NI082441] Settled in Western MD. bought land in 1803 at Selbysport, Allegheny, Co,MD abt 1805 moved to Somerset Co., PA & they were neighbors of John Fike & spouse Barbara Dellenbach Fike.
[NI082443] Pvt in War of 1812 Maryland Militia--under Capt Thomas Blair under command of Maj. John Ragan---served at North Point and Baltimore, MD. Was Pioneer in Preston Co. WV.
[NI082445] Allegheny Co MD in 1829 John & Marie(Molly)WEIMER are listed in a land deed for division of property after her father Nicholas MOSSER d.
[NI082462] Obit The Daily Paragraph 11 Feb 1936 page 1 Mrs. Lindsey Is Claimed Mrs. Lettie Lindsey, 81, widow of Charles M. Lindsey & mother of Ross K. Lindsey, Prominent Dennison Funeral dierctor, d. 3:20 pm yesterday at her home, 267 North First St., Dennison, following an illness of 6 mo.s. Mrs. Lindsey's death followed that of her gson, John Eugene Lindsey, who d. of pnemonia, by 5 dys. She had been a resident of Dennison for 60 yrs & a member of the Dennison M. E. Ch., B of R. T. auxiliary, Rebecca lodge, & the dau.s of America. Surviving chldrn are R. K. Lindsey & Mrs. Nora Murray, Dennison, Frank T. Lindsey, Uhrichsville & Edward S. Lindsey, Newcomerstown. Also 17 gchldrn, 9 ggchldrn & 1 sis., Mrs. Ella Price, Altoona, Pa. Funeral services will be held Wed. 2 pm, R. K. Lindsey home, Rev. W. H. Stewart & Rev. J. V. Orin officiating. Burial will be made in Union Cem.
[NI082471] 1928 City directory of Dennison, OH lists Asbury W. Heron at 108 Logan St. Uhrichsville, OH A. W. Herron the Mayor of Dennison, OH for many yrs. also in the choir of the 1st Methodists Ch. of Dennison for many yrs.
[NI082493] Obit Lewistown Sentinel Mar 18 1929 Page 3 Mrs Samuel Yeater, whose maiden name Sara Margaret Kauffman, d. at her home at Lake Park, Mon. morn. at 2:45, aged 44 yrs, 1 mo. & 13 dys. The cause of the death being heart trouble, after suffering with a complication of diseases for the past yr. confined to her bed for abt 1 wk. Besides her hus., she is survived by 7 chldrn; Howard, who is in the U.S. Army, stationed in the Zone: Matilda: Alice, Milton:Harry, Fred & Myrtle, all at their local home. Her father, Milton Kauffman, also resides at the home of the deceased. There are also 4 bro.s & 2 sis.s living. Funeral services will be conducted at the home Thur. 2 pm. Burial will be made in the Maitland Cem.. Lewistown Sentinel Mar 22 1929 Page 3 Funeral of Mrs. Yetter The funeral services of Mrs. Samuel Yetter were conducted at her late residence, 6th St., Lake Park, Granville Twp., Thur. 2 pm, by Rev. Edward M. Howe & Rev. M. Clyde Horst, the former pastor of the Breth. Ch., Maitland & the latter pastor of the Lewistown Breth. Ch.. Rev. Mr. Horst read the Hymn, "Asleep in Jesus." The burial made in the Breth. Ch. Cem., Maitland. The pall bearers were neighbors & friends of the deceased, Joseph Ernest, Ira Manbeck, Clair Price, Dewey Bumgardner, John Kinsloe & russell yrick. Among the relatives & friends at the funeral were: Fred Kauffman, Denison, OH: Mrs. Hettie Mathews, Albert Kauffman & son, Bruce Kauffman, & Grant Kauffman & Jack Kauffman of Pittsburg: Mrs Robert Black, Philadelphia; Mrs. Bruce Clemens & dau., Miss Effie Clemens., & Mrs. Ellie Graham, Altoona; Mrs. John Gill & son, Frank Gill, McVeytown; Mr. & Mrs. George Shemorry, Mifflintown.
[NI082507] Obit: The Sentinel, Lewistown, Pa. Oct 18 1962 Mrs. Annie Elizabeth Gesselman, 71, w/o Michael D. Gesselman, rear 817 W. 4th St., d. in The F. W. Black Community Hosp. at 7:45 pm Wed.. b. in McVeytown, d/o Milton & Sadie(Hartley) Kauffman. For many yrs Mrs. Gesselman had served throughout the community as a practical nurse. Surviving are 3 stepchldrn: Jack Gesselman, serving in the United States Army: Mrs. Royal (Marcella) Green, Yeagertown: Michael E. Gesselman, Burnham; also a bro. Jack Kauffman of Gnadenhutten, OH & a sis., Mrs. Hettie Mathews of Puittsburg, & 11 step-grand chldrn. Funeral arrangements are being completed by Booth Funeral Home, McVeytown. Pa. Annie & Michael are buried in Matawana Cem..
[NI082515] Obit of Mifflin Co., Vol II, 1880-1896, pg 121- # 982- William Hugh Kauffman, 18 mo. old s/o Milton & Tillie Kauffman, d. of diptheria at the Juniata Sand Works on 10/16/1895.
[NI082525] Taken from 1890 Widows & Vets Census Tuscarawas Co., OH Page # 1, District 8, ED # 290 Clay Twp., Tuscarawas Co., OH 82/86 Shivers, James pvt. Co. E, 47th Reg. OH Volunteer Infantry, Date of enlistment=Sep 29 1864, Date of discharge May 31 1865, lenght of service 8 mo.s, 3 dys.
[NI082526] 1900 Federal Census Tuscarawas Co., Clay Twp., OH Jun 1 1900 Shivers, Elvira J. Head of household Mar 1837 age 63, m. 46 yrs 10 chldrn b., 5 still living in 1900 Alvira J. Shivers bought land on Mar 12 1878 from Adam & Edie Parrish Clay Twp., Gnadenhutten, Tuscarawas Co., OH
[NI082540] The 1860 Census indicates that the value of personal estate is $200; value of real estate is $0. Anna Dunlap, age 60, is living in the same household with a personal estate valued at $30 & real estate valued at $300.
[NI082542] The 1880 Fed census Harrison Co., OH shows that Mary Whitten(39) & her son Mahly(3) lived with George & Catherine Long . Her relationship listed to George as sis.-in-law. Possible name for Catherine Whitten. Notes for Catharine F. ???: In the 1880 Federal Census of Harrison Co., OH it indicates that Catherine Longsick with a "Floating Kidney".
[NI082547] Obit for Harry F. Dunlap Copy from File of RK Lindsey Funeral Home (cif) Dated Oct 9 1963 HARRY F. DUNLAP Harry Franlin Dunlap, 81, 621 Trenton Ave., Urichsville, d. at his home 3:05 a.m. today. He had been ill 7 weeks of hepatitis. b. May 5 1882, Bowerston, s/o Andrew & Hanna Dunlap. A retired employee of Standard Oil Co. Bulk Station, he resided in the Twin Cities most of his life. A member of the First Christian Ch., m. Sep 13 1910, to the former Bessie Long who survives. Other survivors include a dau., Betty, of the home; a granddau., Sue; 2 sis.s, Mrs. I.B. Virtue, Dennison & Mrs. Lawrence Alexander, Malta; & a bro., Sam, Riverview, FL preceded in death by a son, Kenneth, & 4 sis.s, Mrs. Abbie Otto, Mrs. Alice Cummings, Mrs. Pauline Carpenter, & Mss. Anna Dunlap. Services Sat. 1 pm at the residence, wit Rev. Paul Porter officiating. Burial in Union cem. Friends will be received at the residence 2 pm Thur. The R.K. Lindsey Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
[NI082554] Obit for Martha Dunlap Virtue Copy from File of RK Lindsey Funeral Home Dated Nov 25 1976 "MRS. MARTHA VIRTUE" Martha Miranda Virtue, 88, 412 N. 3rd St., Dennison, d. yesterday 9 a.m. at Twin City Nursing Home following a 31/2 yr illness. A retired seamstress & auxiliary secretary of the bro.hood of Locomotive Engineers & Firemen, b. Station 15, Harrison Co., Jun 12 1888, d/o Andrew Jackson & Hannah Elizabeth Long Dunlap. a life resident of the area, a member of the Dennison United Methodist Ch. & dau.s of America Lodge. On Mar 29 1913 m. Isaac B. Virtue who preceded her in death on Feb 2 1969. Also deceased are 4 bro.s, Harry F., John T., Samuel E. & Thomas D. Dunlap & 4 sis.s, Abbie F. Otto, Alice O. Cummings, Sarah A. Dunlap & Pauline Carpenter. Surviving are 1 son, James A. Virtue of Sylvania; 1 dau., Mrs. Gerald (Ila Faye) Winkler of Corona, Calif.; 1 sis., Mrs. Lawrence (Geneal) Alexander of Malta, OH, & 5 gchldrn. Services will be held Sat. 2 pm from the R.K. Lindsey Funeral Home Rev. Floyd L. Workman officiating. Interment will be in Union Cem., Uhrichsville. Friends will be received at the funeral home Fri. 7-9 pm & Sat. 1 p.m. until time of services. Buried, Union Cem., Uhrichsville, OH, section AA. age 24, dressmaker
[NI082555] Obit for Isaac Virtue Copy from File of RK Lindsey Funeral Home Dated Feb 2 1969 "ISAAC VIRTUE" DENNISON -- Isaac B. Virtue, 84, 412 N. 3rd Sr., d. Sun. in his home following a 2-yr illness. b. here, a s/o the late William & Jane Hindmann Virtue & retired 15 yrs ago as a PA RR engineer. a member of the Methodist Ch., bro.hood of Locomotive Engineers & bro.hood of Locomotive Firemen & Engineers & PA RR Vets Club. Surviving are widow, the former Martha Dunlap; son James A., Sylvania; dau., Mrs. Ila Faye Winkler, Phoenix, AZ, & 5 gchldrn. Services Wed. 1 pm, R.K. Lindsey Funeral Home Rev. Gilbert Shilling officiating. Burial, Union Cem.. Friends may call at the funeral home tonight 7-9 & Tue. 2-4 & 7-9. age 28, fireman
[NI082596] John William Benedum: From History of Harrison & Carroll Co.s, OH J. H. Beers & Co., 1891 "The early life of J. W. Benedum spent in Loudoun Co., VA & coming to Orange Twp. with his father he has remained ever since, having been closely identified with the leading citizens in all public matters leading to the benefit of the section. He is a warm friend of education & takes a deep interest in the advancement of the cause of his section: in Ch. matters he has always taken an active part, joining his society at the age of 18 & has has nearly all the offices of the Ch.. A liberal supporter of the Ch., & a kind neighbor, he is well known & esteemed by all. While his education confined to the common schools, he has done much in educating himself, & is today one of the best informed men in his section. He is a self made man, having made his own success entirely, at present owning 500 ac.s of as good land as there is in the Co. On Sep 18 1848 m. to Mary E. d/o Lawson Gartrell, one of the early settlers of Carroll Co., & the chldrn b. to this union were as follows: Mary Elizabeth,b. May 21, 1849 ( now Mrs. J.P. Dutton & living on a farm in Orange Twp., Leesville, Carroll Co., OH), Thursey Adeline,b. Mar 14, 1851, m. James Price & living on a farm in Monroe Twp., Dell Roy, Carroll Co., Franklin b. May 7, 1854, m. Elizabeth Haugh & is now located in Sherrodsville, OH successfully engaged in the livery business, & John Wesleyb. May 27, 1859, m. Ida Randalls, & residing on the ols homestead farm in Orange Twp.. On Apr 11 1878 Mrs. Benedum d. & in 1880 Mr. Benedum m. Clara, d/o Adonijah & Jerisha (Miller) Crane; no chldrn have been b. to this marriage."
[NI082614] William Asbury Herron: Biographical taken for William Asbury Herron: History of Tuscrawas Co., OH. Warner, Beers & co., 1884, Chicago (Union Twp., pages 953 & 954) William Herron, farmer, Sherodsville, b. Baltimore, MD, Jun 7 1813, & is a s/o Mark & Rachel(Page) Herron. His father a native of MD, & of English descent. The family came to Jefferson Co., OH in 1813, remaining there for several yrs; thence removed to Harrison Co. finally to this Co. when our subject 18 yrs of age. Our subject raised on a farm & educated in a log schoolhouse. When 23 yrs of age, m. to Cynthia A., d/o George Bovard. a native of OH. By this union 5 chldrn were b.: Sarah E., w/o Joseph Sparks: Mary J., w/o James Justice; Matilda, w/o Luther Pearch; James, resides at Geneva, & is a graduate from Scioto College, in Harrison Co; his wife is a d/o Henry Barricks, of Carroll Co.. Our subject formed a 2nd union, in 1852, with Jane, d/o Isaac & Harriet (Belknap) Skeels, natives of MD & of English descent. She is a native of OH, & is 65 yrs of age. (must mean 65 at date of printing of this article). By this union 4 chldrn were b., 1 deceased. William A.; Kennedy C.; John D.; & an infant(deceased). Mr. Herron's father entered land in this Twp., where he lived. He d. at the age of 74 yrs, & his wife d. in Tuscarawas Co., OH. Our subject owns a well-improved farm in the northeast corner of Union Twp., & has been a successful farmer. His whole life, of 70 yrs, has been spent in OH. He has seen this Co. emerge from a forest, & is well known among the pioneers.
[NI082618] Obit May 18 1933 Daily Reporter, Tuscarawas Co., OH Mrs. Herron, Dennison Dies Well-Known Woman Passes Away After yr's Illness Mrs. Susan Riggle Herron, 75, w/o A. W. Herron, former mayor & councilman of Dennison, d. 11:45 pm yesterday at her home, 108 Jewett-ave., Dennison, after an illness of 1 yr of heart trouble. b. Beaver Dam Valley, Oct. 18 1857, a d/o George & Elizabeth Riggle. Surviving are the hus.; 2 sis.s, Mrs. Annie Thorley, Canton, & , Mrs. O.P. Steffee, Strasburg: 1 bro., Frank Riggle, Ironton, OH; & the following chldrn: George K. Herron, Dover, Clarence A. Herron, Canton, Harold H, Herron, Dennison, Mrs. S.W. Dyson, Dennison, & Mrs. E.R. Myers, Canton; 3 step-dau.s, Mrs. E. C. White, New Philadelphia, Mrs. C. E. Benedum, Midvale, & Miss Elna Herron, New Philadelphia; 28 gchldrn & 11 ggchldrn. Funeral services will be held Sat. 2:30 pm, Dennison M.E. Ch. & continued 3:30 pm, Roxford Ch., Rev. W. H. Stewart & Rev. J. V. Orin officiating. Burial will be made in Roxford Cem.
1850 Federal Census Conemaugh Twp., Cambria Co., PA Enumerated 23 Oct by Henry Cook
41 250 283 Goughenour Daniel 26 M Laborer 50 Pa
42 250 283 Goughenour Harriet 24 F Pa
1 250 283 Goughenour Louisa 2 F Pa
2 250 283 Goughenour Annasias 1 M Pa
1850 Federal Census Conemaugh Twp., Cambria Co., PA Enumerated 22 Oct by Henry Cook
33 249 282 Goughenour Jacob 53 M Farmer 2,880 Pa
34 249 282 Goughenour Esther 56 F Pa
35 249 282 Goughenour Susanah 23 F Pa
36 249 282 Goughenour Elizabeth 30 F Pa
37 249 282 Goughenour Lydia 19 F Pa
38 249 282 Goughenour Mary 17 F Pa
39 249 282 Goughenour Levinia 8 F Pa
40 249 282 Mc Connell William 15 M Pa
[NI082656] Estate Papers of Valentine Wertz, 1839: Napier Twp, Bedford Co, PA WRIT OF PARTITION ON THE ESTATE OF VALENTINE WERTZ, LATE OF NAPIER TWP, DECEASED (Orphans Court Docket Book 8, pg 514): Bedford Co. The Commonwealth of PA. To the Sheriff of Bedford Co. Greetings: Whereas at an Orphans Court held at Bedford in & for the said Co. of Bedford on the 3rd Mon of Apr 1839 before the Honorable Judges of the Same Court. The petition of David Patterson, in right of his wife Elizabeth Ann, late Elizabeth Ann Wertz, Hannah Metzger, late Hannah Wertz, widow & relich of Marcus Metzger deceased, William Work in right of his wife Rebecca, late Rebecca Wertz, Sarah Wertz & Valentine Wertz & David Patterson, guardian of the minor chldn of Mary Ann Metzger, deceased, late Mary Ann Wertz, heirs & legal representatives of Valentine Wertz late of Napier twp Bedford Co. deceased, was present setting fourth that the said Valentine Wertz d Intestate, leaving issue the above named heirs, that he d seized in his demesne as of fee of & in the following Real Estate, to wit: 1 tract of land, (Patented) situated in the Twp & Co. aforesaid, containing 161acs & 3/4 adjoining George Mullin, William Kerr & others - 1 other tract of patented land situate as aforesaid & Containing abt 220 acs (it being the mansion tract) adjoining George Mullin, John Reynolds & others & 1 other tract of land situated in the twp & Co. aforesaid granted on a warrant for 50 acs dated 10 Mar 1794 & praying that an Inquest should be awarded to make partition thereof to & among the heirs & legal representatives of the said Valentine Wertz deceased in such manner & such portions as by the laws of this Commonwealth is directed if such partition can be made without prejudice to or spoiling the whole thereof, but if such partition could not be so made then to value & appraise the same & make return of their proceedings according to law. And the said Inquest as awarded agreeably to the prayer of partitioners. We therefore Command you that taking with you 12 free & lawful men of your Bailiwick you go to the tracts of land & premises & there upon their oaths & solemn affirmations in presence of the parties & in the presence of the Guardian of such as are minors by you to be warned (if upon being warned they will be present) the aforesaid tracts of land & premises with the appurtenances having respect to the true value thereof into 6 equal parts you cause to be parted & divided without prejudice to or spoiling the whole thereof & 1 of the said equal parts unto the said David Patterson & Elizabeth his wife in right of the said Elizabeth, 1 other of the said parts unto the said Hannah Metzger, widow, 1 of the said equal parts unto the said Sarah Wertz, 1 other of the said equal parts unto the said Valentine Wertz, 1 other of the said equal parts unto the said William Work & Rebecca his wife in right of said Rebecca, & 1 other of the said equal parts unto the said David Patterson Gurardian of William, Isiah, Mary Jane & Jackson Metzger, minor chldn of the said Mary Ann Metzger dec'd, late Mary Ann Metzger, in right of the said Mary Ann, to hold to them in severally you assign & deliver. But if the said inquest cannot make such partition of the said tracts of land & premises aforesaid without prejudice to or spoiling the whole thereor then that you cause the said Inquest to inquire whether the said tracts of land & premises with the appurtenances will accommodate 2 or more of the said heirs & lineal descendants without prejudice to or spoiling the whole, & if they do so find that they ascertain how many of the said chldn & lineal descendants the same will accommodate describing each share by mets & bounds & make a just & separate valuation & appraisment thereof. But in case any such partition cannot be made of the tracts of land & premises aforesaid without prejudice to or spoiling the whole thereof that then you cause the said Inquest to value & appraise the whoe together & undivided. And that that partition or valuation so made you distinctly & openly have before our Judges at Bedford at our Orphans Court there to be held the 4th Mon of Aug next under your hand & seal & under the hands & seals of those whose oaths or solemn affirmations you shall have made that partition & valuation. Witness the Honourable Alexander Thomson Esquire Pres. of our said Court at Bedford 20 Apr 1839. Jos. B. Noble, Clerk Orphans' Court
[NI082689] Obit in Unity Presby. Ch., Verona, PA. Mrs. Hannah Katherine Kistler Stotler-b. Aug 1 1849 at Newlinburg, PA d. Aug 8 1916, Saltsburg Road, Verona, PA m. Jan 31 1877 to Abram Bush Stotler who d. Apr 10 1893. Sons: Elam & Collins A., Greenville, Pa. Dau: Mrs. Ida B. Kauffman who d. Mar 6 1916.
1850 Federal Census Jackson Twp., Cambria Co., PA Enumerated 17 Oct 1850 by Wm. L. Shyrock
36 135 143 Shaffer Andrew 39 M W Farmer Pa
37 135 143 Shaffer Sarah 37 F W Pa
38 135 143 Shaffer Levi 16 M W Labourer Pa
39 135 143 Shaffer Hanah 14 F W Pa
40 135 143 Shaffer Samuel 5 M W Pa
41 135 143 Shaffer George 1 M W Pa
42 135 143 Shaffer William 1 M W Pa
1860 census Jackson Twp., Cambria Co., PA Enumerated 29 Aug by H.A.McPike
35 2969 3008 Shaffer Andrew 49 M Farmer 600 300 Penna
36 2969 3008 Shaffer Sarah 46 F Penna
37 2969 3008 Shaffer Samuel 16 M farm laborer Penna
38 2969 3008 Shaffer George 12 M Penna
39 2969 3008 Shaffer William 12 M Penna
[NI082710] William Dunlap ,(1795): 1870 Uhrichsville, Tuscarawas Co., OH. Shoemaker.
[NI082711] Anna Newton: Copies of deeds after 1840 showing Anna Dunlap buying & selling property in Carroll & Harrison Co.s. No mention of her hus. except in the Mar 22 1841 deed "Anna Dunlap, relict of William Dunlap, deceased" purchasing property in Harrison Co., OH. Anna sold this property in 1864, no mention of her hus. 1870 Uhrichsville, Tuscarawas Co., OH
[NI082757] Mark(Marcus) (Herring ) [Herin] Herron: Mark & his wife Rachael (Page) Herron are buried in Roxford Meth. Episcop. Cem., Union Twp. Tuscarawas Co., OH. Twp. road 222. Cem. is across from M.E. Ch.
[NI082771] 1884 lived Geneva, OH & graduate of Scioto College in Harrison Co., Buried Roxbury Methodists Episcopal Cem. UN 146, Tuscarawas co., OH. Age of death 71y-4m-10d
[NI082777] Conrad came to OH from PA in 1815 with his family & his father. He fell dead in his barn in 1860. They were members of the Luther Ch. & politically Mr. Pearch a Whig until 1855 when he became a Republican.
[NI082779] John Barrick arrived Stark Co., OH, Christmas day 1811, along with James Chambers & John Madden.
[NI082791] Samuel served in the House of Rep.s of OH for Jefferson Co., OH 1803-1813. In 1814 he became State Senator. Later he moved to Carroll Co., OH where his descendants still reside. He laid out the town of Hagerstown, Carroll Co., OH. On Mar 20 1816 from land records on the Tuscarawas Co., Courthouse Deed Book, Samuel Dunlap, Proprietor, Tuscarawas Co., One Leg Twp. (no longer in existence), State of OH, laid out a plat of Hagerstown, OH. Lord Stinson was the surveyor. There is also a map showing the lots & the numbers.
[NI082796] Johnstown Trib Jun 17 1907 Nancy E. Adams, w/o Jacob Adams, d last eve of a complication of diseases at her home, W. Taylor Twp, aged 35 yrs, 5 mos. Mrs. Adams underwent 2 operations, but failed to rally from the 2nd one, which was performed recently. The deceased was d/o Mr. & Mrs. John Eckels, deceased, & sis of Deliah, w/o George Cush; Rachel, w/o William Rager; Rebecca S., w/o Isaac Davis, & Flora, w/o George Mitchell, all W. Taylor Twp, & Jonathan Eckels, her only bro. Besides these, Mrs. Adams is survived by husb & 5 sons: Woodward, Jonathan, Spurgeon, Louis & Morrell. Funeral will take place from United Evang Ch, Tanneryville, 2 pm Wed, when Rev. W. A. Wissinger, of Conemaugh UEC & Rev. M. L. DeVaux, of Mt. Pleasant UEC will conduct obsequies. Bur Benshoff's Cem.
[NI082824] Charles Edmund Benedum, retired, with residence in Leesville, Carroll Co., OH b. Apr 12 1819 in Loudan Co., VA, s/o John Benedum, of whom mention is made elsewhere in this work. Our subject when 19 yrs old, came to OH, & employed in clearing & farming the home place for abt 6 yrs. He then concluded to learn the trade of tin smithing, & in 1854 went to Washington, D.C., making the journey, which occupied 7 dys, on horseback. Soon after arrival in the city he entered the employ of a tin smith, & remained until he fully mastered the details of the business, after which he worked as a journeyman until 1855, in which yr he came to OH & opened a tinware & stove store in Leesville. This business he carried on until 1889, when he retired from active labor, leaving the business to his sons. On Feb 20 1849, he m. Ms Martina K. Boss b. Aug 17 1826 in Loudoun Co., VA, d/o S. M. Boss. On Nov 11 1865 Mrs. Martina K. Benedum passed from earth leaving 5 chldrn, of whom the following is a record; Charles S, .b. Dec 3 1849, d. May 9 1875, Franklin b. Nov 13 1852, Thomas A. b. Aug 20 1855 d. Feb 19 1879, James H. b. Feb 15 1858, William G. b. May 17 1880. On Feb 8 1868 Mr. Benedum m. Keziah Hall b. in MD Jul 25 1824 & d. Sep 28 1873 leaving 1 chld Lillian, b. Sep 3 1869. Our subject m. May 26 1874 to Sarah G. Aughey, d. Jan 15 1888 leaving 1 chld, Edgar A. b. Dec 10 1875 in NY. On Aug 21 1888 Mr. Benedumm. in Uhrichsville, OH m. Rebecca O. Thistle, b. Cumberland, MD. In religion our subject is a Presby., in politics a dem. His chldrn were as follows; Charles S. Benedum, b. 12-3-1849, d. May 9, 1875 Franklin Benedum, b. 11-13-1852, d. 1925 Thomas A. Benedum, b. 8-20-1855, d. 2-19-1879 James Harvey Gartrell Benedum, b. 2-15-1858, d. 7-9-1935 Willliam G. Benedum, b. 16-5-1860 Lillian Benedum, b. 9-3-1869 Edgar A. Benedum, b. 12-10-1875.
[NI082829] S. M. Boss, who in his lifetime 1 of the leading merchants in Leesville. In early life Mr. Boss m. to Elizabeth Fox, who bore him the following named chldrn: Mary, Margaret, Martina K., Jane, Julia, Virginia, Sarah, & James. Mr. Boss in religion a member of the M.E. Ch. & politics a Whig.
[NI082847] Obit: Mary A. Moore d. Thu. am at the home of her son. Death relieved her of all earthly sufferings Mrs. Mary Ann Moore, at her son's Bray Moore's residence on Beaverdam Valley. Deceased was aged 80 yrs. & had been afflicted for many yrs with a tumor, but the ultimate cause of her death dropsy. Her hus. d. abt 12 yrs ago, & she thereafter made her home with Bray. There were 5 chldrn b., but only 4 living who are: Bray, Edward, a St. car conductor, Mrs. Thomas Howes, of Magnolia & Mrs. Ed Brown, of New Cumberland. an estimable Christian lady, beloved by all who knew her. Funeral arrangements have not as yet been made.
[NI082874] Rezin & Mahala were administrator's of Oliver's will Mahala signed papers with an "X". There not only the usual inventory papers filed & bills of sale but a Petitition to Sell Land- 7/19/1862-6/6/1863. These are the only papers so far to show a middle initital for Oliver & there is some usage of what looks like a K & more that look like an R. I think R is more likely since his grandfather Robert. The papers list all of the chldrn & that Malrina A., Millard Fillmore, & Cora Blanche were minors under age 14 yrs of age- 7/19/1862. Landsold & there are final papers regarding payment etc. Guardian Docket # 4, # A 1841, pg 17 shows Cora B. Bovard- 15 yrs old & Mark F. Bovard- 18 yrs old as 1st filed 10/19/1875 & David Newton as the Guardian. 10/29/1884- Discharge statement filed & recorded. Papers show Mark F....but probably should be Millard f. as per other papers. Luke Quinn -is listed as one of the purchasers of inventory items after Olivers death. This is hus. # 2 for Mahala.
[NI082875] When Olivers father, William d., his choice of guardian Amos Sherrod.
[NI082910] a farmer & wheelwright by trade. a member of the Luth. Ch..
PA 1910 Census Miracode Index
Cornelius Gillin State: PA Enumeration Dist.: 0140 Color: W Age: 44 B-Place: PA Visit: 0037 Co.: Cambria, Johnstown, Relation: Husb.Image #: 01610616 Other Resid.s:
Wife Sarah 44, PA
Dau. Verna 22, PA
Son Albert 19, PA
Johnstown Trib Wed., Sep 6 1911, pg 3 MINERAL POINT MAN DEAD.
Vet. Employee of P.R.R. Victim of Heart Trouble & Dropsy GEORGE A. SHAFFER, a P.R.R. watchman d. at his home here yesterday at noon, aged 63 yrs. b. near Jenners, Somerset Co.. He entered the employ of the P.R.R. in 1886. He was m. over 40 yrs ago to MS SARAH JANE ANGUS. The widow & 1 son , Wallace J. Shaffer, survive. also survived by 4 gchldrn--Deborah, who lives with her gmother; Emory & Arvilla, at the Junior O.U.A.M. Orphans Home at Tifflin, OH & Edna who is with her mother, Mrs. Charles Shaffer, of Barnesboro. A sis. & 3 bro.s also survive. They are Mrs. George Brown, Morrellville; Jerry & Adam, Moxham, Johnstown, & James, Somerset Co.. The funeral will be held tomorrow 1:30 p.m.. The funeral party will leave the house for Wesley Chapel, where services will be conducted by the Rev. Joseph Reighard, of the Mineral Point Progressive Brethren Church & the Rev. William Nevius of the Seward & Mineral Point M E Charges. The deceased was a member of the Junior O.U.A.M. for 18 yrs.
Samuel H. SHAFFER, Sr. .Johnstown Trib Thu Oct 11 1917 Samuel Shaffer, vet who was injuried by being hit by a street car on Dale line last Fri eve d last night Mem Hosp, where he had been a patient since the accident. Mr. Shaffer, who had been in his 74th yr, left the home of his son-in-law & daug, Mr. & Mrs. Mason Mangus, Clark St., early in the afternoon on a visit to the central part of the city & was on his way home at the time of the accident. Near the intersection of Horner & Bedford streets he stepped aside to allow a woman to pass with a baby carriage & a second later a street car ran him down, fracturing his collar bone & serveral ribs. Pneumonia developed Sun causing his death. He was b Jackson Twp in 1844 & was a woodturner. His wife, Mary A. Pergrin Shaffer, d 1888. Samuel is survived by bro Levi Shaffer, IA; 3 sons, 3 daugs, 32 gchldn & 3 ggchldn. His chldn are; Mrs. Mason Mangus; Mrs. Moody Paul, Dale Boro; Mrs. A. J. Strayer, Walnut Grove; Samuel H. Jr., 17th Ward & Levi & Edwin Shaffer, both Dale Boro. The body was prepared for bur by Undertaker John Pendry & removed to Mangus home where servs were conducted by Rev. M. Clyde Horst, pastor, Walnut Grove COB of which he was a communicant. Bur Mudy's Corner Cem.
PA 1910 Census Miracode Index
Samuel Shaffer Age: 63 State: PA Color: W Enumeration District: 0125 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0109 County: Cambria, Johnstown Relation: Head of Household Other Residents:
Wife Margaret Jane 68, PA
Son Levi Winfield 32, PA
[NI082951] He is supposed to have "gone to sea", & neverheard of again. He had told his mother that if he "made good", she would hear from him. She never heard of him.
1850 Federal cenuss Stonycreek Twp., Somerset Co., PA
233 2 STONER Noah 36 M Blacksmith PA
233 2 STONER Anne 26 F PA
233 2 STONER Sarah 5 F PA
1870 census Alleghany Twp., Somerset Co., PA Enumerated on 21 June 1870 by John H. Lepley
29 63 60 Stoner Noah 54 M W Black Smith 200 Pennsylvania
30 63 60 Stoner Ann 49 F W Keeping House Pennsylvania
31 63 60 Stoner Ellen 14 F W Pennsylvania
32 63 60 Stoner Emma 10 F W Pennsylvania
33 63 60 Stoner Charles 6 M W Pennsylvania
1880 Federal Census Allegheny Twp., Somerset Co., PA Enumerator H.L.Walker 8 Jun 1880
220B 41 118 120 Stoner Noah W M 64 Farmer PA PA PA
220B 42 118 120 Stoner Anna W F 60 Wife Keeping house PA PA PA
220B 43 118 120 Stoner SArah W F 30 Daughter At home PA PA PA
220B 44 118 120 Stoner Emma W F 20 Daughter At home PA PA PA
[NI082961] When his father, Rudolph Stotler, Sr. d. May 5 1825, his son Samuel living, but sometime between 1825 & 1829, when the petition to divide the land of Rudolph Stotler, Sr. came before the Apr Term of Court (in 1829), Samuel d., & these words are recorded in the petition, " Samuel, since deceased, unm., & without issue."
[NI082966] Abraham d. at home, a young man. He never m. He is presumed to be buried in Mt. Hope Cem., Penn Twp., PA.
[NI082975] William came to W. Liberty, Brooke co. VA 1799. He had 3 wives. The 1st one, name unknown to whom he had 1 son, Samuel. his 2nd wife, Martha Gamble had Adam, William, Josiah, Sarah, Alexander, Rebecca, Prudence, John, James, Jane & Rachel. To his 3rd wife Mary Arnold no chldrn b. William b. Providence of Ulster, Ireland & d. on a farm near West Liberty, Ohio Co., VA (now in Brooke Co., WV.) He owned land in Bart Twp., Lancaster Co., PA in 1771. In 1779 he obtained land in Ohio Co., VA. The deed is dated Dec 1 1799 & is recorded at Wheeling, WV. When Brooke Co. was set off from Ohio Co., the land lay in Brooke Co. & a copy of the deed is at Wellsburg, WV. The land on Short Creek & close to where it flows into the OH River. His 1st wife, whose name is unknow d. soon after the birth of their son, Samuel. He then m. Martha Gamble, finally at the time of his death on Jul 17 1819 m. to Mary Arnold.
George Brant b Dauphin Co., 1792, came to Somerset Co. He followed the business of a millwright. d Stony Creek Twp 1860. He m Elizabeth Moyer. chldn: David, Martin, John, Jefferson, Abram, Mary (Shank), Sarah (Switz) & Catharine. John & Jefferson serv in late war. Jefferson was killed at Fredericksburg. Martin Brant owns 2 steam sawmills in 1884 & is also a partner of Charles Shank in the ownership of a planing-mill. (Source: The History of Bedford, Somerset & Fulton Co.s, 1884, Waterman, Watkins & Co.)
1850 census, Stonycreek Twp., Somerset Co., PA
260 200 BRANT George, Sr. 56 M Millwright PA
BRANT Elisabeth 45 F PA
BRANT John 18 M Millwright PA
BRANT Mary 15 F PA
BRANT Jefferson 12 M PA
BRANT Abraham 10 M PA
BRANT Harriet 10 F PA
Peter Bowman, only chld of John S. Bowman, a native of Germany who was one of the earliest settlers in Quemahoning Twp, lived & d Quemahoning. His death was in 1875, at the age of 84. He m Mary Horner. His chldn were: Joseph, John, Daniel, Benjamin, William, Peter & Catharine, living; Jacob, Elizabeth, Susanna, Rachel & Mary, deceased.(Source: The History of Bedford, Somerset, & Fulton Co.s, PA, 1884, Waterman, Watkins & Co.)
1850 Federal census Quemahoning Twp., Somerset Co., PA
84 87 BOWMAN Peter 66 M Farmer 3000 PA
Mary 55 F PA
Daniel 26 M Farmer . PA
William? 23 M Farmer . PA
Maryann? 19 F? Farmer? PA
LOHR [Mary?] Nancy[?] 31? F PA
LOHR Maria 13 F PA
[NI082997] Enlisted into 11th Ohio Infantry on Aug 6 1862; later was with the 93rd Ohio Infantry, Company K.... Dec 31 1862 Martin was wounded in the thigh at the Battle of Stones River. He spent 3-4 mths hospitalized , then furloughed Apr 1963. Jun 30 1865 Martin Eller was discharged in Indianapolis, IN
1870 Census Elklick Twp., Somerset Co., PA 18 Aug 1870 Michael G.Smith
Hawn John W. 29 M W Day Laborer 150 PA
Hawn Amanda 25 F W PA
Hawn Ada E. 3 F W PA
Hawn Sallie 1 F W PA
1850 Census Southampton Twp., Somerset Co., PA 16 Aug 1850 by John H. Smith
1 47 48 Uhl Charles 45 M Farmer 5,000 PA
Uhl Eliza 39 F PA
Uhl Mary A. 19 F PA
Uhl John 18 M Labourer PA
Uhl George 15 M Labourer PA
Uhl W'm. 13 M PA
Uhl Charles 12 M PA
Uhl Eli 11 M PA
Uhl Solomon 7 M PA
Bayer Caroline 22 F Maid PA
1870 Census Wellersburg Boro, Southampton Twp., Somerset Co., PA 12 Jul 1870 John L. Lepley
5 48 44 Uhl Charles 65 M W 5,000 1,200 PA
Uhl William F. 34 M W Miller 600 PA
Uhl Eli 30 M W Farmer PA
Uhl Mary 30 F W Keeping House PA
Uhl Robert 9/12 M W PA Oct
John H. Uhl b town of Wellersburg, Somerset Co May 22 1832. He received his educ in the public schools. After studing law in office of Hon. A. H. Coffroth, he was admitted as a memb of Somerset Co. bar, Mar 12 1861. During part of Andrew Johnson's administration, he held the office of deputy collector of internal revenue. He has been a resid of town of Somerset since Feb 1858. (Source: The History of Bedford, Somerset & Fulton Co.s, 1884, Waterman, Watkins & Co.)
1870 Census Somerset Boro, Somerset Twp., Somerset Co., PA 20 Jun Christian Streng
12 3 3 Uhl John H. 38 M W Attorney at Law 13,200 3,600 PA
Uhl Julia H. 32 F W Keeping house PA
Uhl Russel 5 M W PA
Uhl Carrie Y. 3 F W PA
Uhl Mary 2 F W PA
1880 Census Somerset Boro, Somerset Twp, Somerset Co, PA by Geo. W. Benford Jun 1-10 1880
24 7 488A 21 60 73 Uhl J.H. W M 48 Atty at Law PA Pa Pa
Uhl Julia W F 44 Wife Keeping House PA Pa Pa
Uhl Russell W M 16 Son At School PA Pa Pa
Uhl Mary S.C.Z. W F 13 Dau At School PA Pa Pa
[NI083047] Her & her parents & sibs lived at the corner of Main & Market St.s, in a 3-story house, not far from the 'Point' where the Little Conemaugh & Stony creeks converge & form the Conemaugh.
1850 Federal Census Conemaugh Twp., Cambria Co., PA Enumerated 30 Oct by Henry Cook
15 375 418 Goughenour Christian 78 M none 375 Pa
16 375 418 Goughenour Elizabeth 68 F Pa
[NI083076] A copy of Martha's will provides for her sis. Cynthia Newton, she also makes a bequest to her nephew Oliver Dunlap, $50. This is signed 27 Feb 1880.
[NI083077] Notes for John McCrea: John McCreaa Millwright & a Cabinet Maker, Places of residence Buck Springs. A Presbyterian. No chldrn were b. from this marriage.
[NI083108] He is bur. in Harrison Twp., Carroll Co., OH. He had 7 chldrn but no names are known.
[NI083110] Andrew a Capt. in the War of 1912. He had 4 chldrn.
[NI083131] Samuel Dunlap came to Amer. in Feb 1751, is claimed to be a direct descendant of James Dunlop (1574-1617) & his wife, Jean ( Sommerville) Dunlop, of Ayrshire, Scotland. This James Dunlop (1574-1617) the owner of Dunlop. He held the lands from 1596 to 1617. He & his wife Jean ( Sommerville) had 5 sons. After the religious wars of King James III, the Dunlop family was driven out of Scotland & settled in the providence of Ulster, Ireland. On Feb 3 1753 he obtained a land grant in Bart Twp., Lancaster co., PA. Deed to land granted on Feb 3 1755.
[NI083181] Shortly after the Rev. War, Adam & Rebecca moved from Lancaster Co., PA to Dunbar Twp., Fayette Co., PA where their chldrn were b. They moved to Athens Twp., Harrison Co., OH before 1809. He settled on section quarted SW 13.10.5 on which he & some of his sons had erected a log cabin in 1807. one of the founders of Nottingham Presbyterian Ch. & assisted in erecting the 1st log cabin. In a letter written to BabRhetta Maxwell from Nelson W. Bowers, it states that Adam Dunlap, Sr. came to America at age of ten. Adam Dunlap Sr. moved to Harrison Co., OH in 1812. Some other writings show that he arrived before 1809. 3 Dunlap boys preceded their father, Samuel Dunlap, Sr. to homestead OH lands as early as 1805. Nottingham Cem., Athens Twp., Harrison co., OH is the resting place of many of the Dunlap ancestors.
[NI083184] Eleazer Jenkins: Eleazer Jenkins a Capt. of Militia in Wash. Co., in 1784, Justice of Peace of West Bethlehem Twp. & Judge in 1789. His will was probated in Wash. Co. in 1824 & Named wife Ruth, sons Andrew, William, Samuel, John, Adam, & dau.s Sarah Wier, Rebecca Smith, Lucy King, Nancy Irwin, & Granddau.s Rebecca Clokey & Eliza McClure.
[NI083213] a tall man & weighed 260 lbs Living: Aft. 1815, Ashland, Ashland Co., OH, 1794, Salisbury, Somerset Co., PA. Occupation: farmer, merchant & landowner. Property: Somerset Co., PA; Property: 1500 acs of land previously owned by his father.
In the name of God Amen - I John Marklay of Elklick Twp co. of Somerset being weak in body but of sound mind & memory knowing that it is appointed by God for all men____to die. Do make & publish this to be my Last Will & Testament. That is to say - 1st I give & bequeath unto my oldest daug Margret Hendrickson the sum of 50 pounds to be pd out of the money that shall be in hand & secondly I give to my oldest son Jacob Markley the sum of 3 pounds, thirdly I give to my son Matthias Markley 3 pounds & fourthly I give to my son Joseph Markley 3 pounds, fifthly I give to my son Peter Markley 3 pounds, sixthly I give to my daug Catherine Miller 3 pounds, seventhly I give to my daug Susannah Fadely 3 pounds & I also give & bequeath to my gson Andrew Hendricks the sum of 3 pounds - lastly I give & bequeath unto my beloved wife Eve all & singular the residue of my estate after my lawfull debts are pd to be to her use & at her disposal as she may think proper & just to her. I do appoint her & my son Matthias Markley to be executors of this my last Will & Testament disanulling & making said all former Wills & Testaments. In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand & seal 5 Oct 1796. John Marckly (seal) (Note: This is as John wrote it) Sealed Signed Published & declared in Presents: Mary Markley x (her mark) Peter Fadele Ebenezer Griffith
Johann Peter Merkle: Burial: Aft. Oct 07 1796, Somerset Co., PA. Immigration: Aug 30 1749, Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., PA. Living: Aft. 1749, MD. Probate: Oct 11 1796, Somerset Co., PA. Property: Somerset Co., PA: 242 acs of land he called "John's Fancy"