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[NI180109] PA 1910 Census Miracode Index Dist: 0011 Visit: 0143 County: Bedford
William S Ickes Age: 48 State: PA Color: W B Pl: PA Relation: Head of Household
Other Residents:
Wife Bertha 41 PA
Dau Hatie 15 PA
Son Chester 9 PA
Dau Josephene 6 PA

[NI180123] 1850 Census Bedford Twp., Bedford Co., PA Aug 8 Thos Hughes
34 76 81 Wisegarver Daniel 66 M Farmer 4,000 Pa
Wisegarver Catherine 61 F Pa
Alstadt Susan 61 F Pa

[NI180168] In the week of 23 May 1923 Peter Lint was struck & injured by an automobile.
TAKEN FROM THE FAMILY BIBLE: Peter Lint & Miss Margaret Oakes of Paint Twp. were m at Brides home in Paint Twp. 3 Aug, 1862- By Elder Joseph Berkey in presence of John Custer & wife Polly.
1910 PA Census Miracode Index
Peter Lint State: PA Dist: 9154 Color: W Age: 70 B Pl: PA Visit: 0076 Co: Cambria Relation: Head ImageNum: 02760263 Other Res:
Wife Margaret 67, PA
Dau Ellen Schrock 28, PA
gdau Orphia Z Schrock 10, PA
gdau Margret C Schrock 08, PA
gdau Beatrice D Schrock 06, PA
gson Harrold L Schrock 04, PA
gdau Mildred E Schrock 01, PA

[NI180169] Not only did Peter & his wife Margaret raise their own 11 chldrn but when their daug. Ellen's husb. Sylvester Schrock died in 1909 they took Ellen & her 5 chldrn in & raised them. Ellen later remarried Samuel Boyer in 1929 & had a child [Madge Boyer] by him.

[NI180219] He lived in Franklin Co. PA 1810; Bedford Co. PA 1827; Indiana Co., PA 1832; Cambria Co. PA 1836; & Lawrence Co. PA in the 1850 Census. In 1860 he was in Edgar Co. IL just across the state line from Terre Haute, Vigo Co., IN. By 1870 he was in Terre Haute, Vigo Co., IN & evidently remained there until he d. He is buried in Woodlawn Cem, Terre Haute, IN with no tombstone.

[NI180228] Ukwn newspaper, probably Bedford Gazette or Johnstown Trib-Demo, c. May 1 1953 Mrs. Sarah M. Ake, lifelong resid of Bedford Co, d at her Osterburg home Apr 30 1953, age 88. b Weyant Dec 13 1864, d/o William & Catherine (Mock) Claycomb. Her husb David F. Ake, 2 bros & 3 sis' preceded her in death. She is survived by son William F. Cameron Sr., Osterburg, a gson, William F. Cameron Jr. She also leaves 3 bro; Calvin, Helena, OH; Thomas & Joseph, Imler. Funeral serv at Carn Funeral Home, Claysburg Mon May 3 at 2:30 pm. Bur Evang & Ref Cem, Osterburg. Friends received at funeral home.

[NI180266] Johnstown Trib-Demo, May 17 2001 ICKES, Shannon, 86, Imler, d May 15 2001, Windber. b Jun 3 1914, Pavia, s/n Lamon & Annie (Berkey) Ickes. Preceded in death by parents; 1st wife, Elva Claar Ickes; 2 sls' & bros. Survived by wife Jessie Miller Ickes & chldn: Arlene w/o Lee Lindsey, Osterburg; Leland Whysong, Claysburg, m Bernadine Weyandt; step-chldn, Debbie Feight, FL & Darlene Dishong, Johnstown; 3 gchldn; 1 ggchild; bros: John Ickes, Pavia; & Orville Ickes, Imler; sis': Lucretia Corle, Pavia; Stella Jones, Hollsopple; Elsie Ickes, Osterburg; Loretta Allison, Osterburg; & Violet Ickes, Bedford. Memb Penn Wood Bible Ch, Everett. Was a lumberman & was retired from PennDOT. Friends received 2-4 & 7-9 pm Thu at Edward Blackburn Funeral Home, Pleasantville, serv at 11 am Fri, Rev. Floyd Rinehart. Bur in Pavia.

[NI180288] Bedford Co PA Wills Vol. 7 pg 582 Elizabeth Wonders, Helixville, probated 10 Apr 1899 Will of Elizabeth Wonders, late of Helixville Village dated Jun 3 1898. Decedent d Mar 18 1899, probated Apr 10 1899 In the name of God Amen. I, Elizabeth Wonders, Helixville, Co of Bedford, State of PA, being in ill health but of sound & disposing mind & memory, callling to mind the fraility & uncertainty of human life & bring desirous of settling my worldly affairs, & directing how the estate with which it has pleased God to bless me shall be disposed of after my decease, while I have strength & capacity so to do, do make & publish this my last will & testament hereby revoking & making null & void all other last wills & testaments by me hereto fore made. 2st I commend my mortal being to him who gave it, & by body to the earth, to be respectably bur by my executor hereinafter named. & to my worldly Estate, & all property, real, personal or mixed, of which I shall be seized & possessed, to which I shall be entitled at the time of my decease, I devise, bequeath & dispose thereof in following manner, to wit: My Will is that all my just debts & funeral charges shall, by my executor hereinafter named, be pd out of my estate, as soon after my decease as shall by him be found convenient. I direct that after my death my property both personal & real be sold by my executor hereinafter mentioned as soon after my decease as deemed practicable by him. The proceeds or money resulting from this sale I give & bequeath unto my lawful heirs, viz: D. F. Wonder, Annie Mary Bens, Jane Bens, M. L. Wonder, Delila Hiteshew, J. H. Wonder & E. R. Wonder to be equally divided between them share & share alike. Annie Mary Bence now being dead & leaving heirs, I direct that her share be equally divided between her heirs living at time of my decease. I do nominate & appoint my son J. H. Wonder, to be executor of this my last will & testment & give him power to sell & convey property, make deeds just the same as I could do if I were living & give him power to pay all heirs whether of age or not of age, their just share w/o appointing guardians or w/o any action in the Orphan's Court, or any other Court. Any heir that shall become dissatisfied & force an audit shall do so at his or her expense. In witness whereof I set my hand & set this 3 Jun 1898. Elizabeth Wonders (seal) witnesses: Jennie Caton A. B. Manges Bedford Co ss: Personally appeared before me, E. R. Horne, Register for probate of wills, and in & for said Co Jennie Caton & A. D. Manges, 2 subscribing witnesses to last will & testament of Elizabeth Manges, late of Napier Twp, deceased, who being duly qualified according to law depose & say that they were personally present & saw & heard the above named testatrix sign & seal, pronounced & declare the foregoing instrument of writing as & for her last will & testament, that they signed their names as witnesses at the request of said testatrix & in per presence & in the presence of each other & at the time of so doing said testatrix was of sound mind, memory & understanding to the best of deponents' knowledge & belief. Sworn & subscribed before this 10 Apr 1899. E. R. Horne, Register Jennie Caton A. B. Manges Filed & probated Apr 10 1899, same day Letters Testamentary granted to J. H. Wonder, named in the will. Decedent d Mar 18 1899. Ed. R. Horne, Register NOTE: Name Elizabeth Manges was mistake!!!

[NI180289] Johnstown Trib May 12 1930 JOHN H. WONDER, 63, HAS PASSED AWAY. Well Kwn Dale Boro Man Succumbs To Heart Attack at Mem Hosp. John H. Wonders, aged 63 yr, who had been ill of heart trouble for some time, d last eve at Mem Hosp. His home was at 181 David St, Dale. Funeral servs will be conducted at 2:30 pm Wed Dale Evang Ch, where pastor, Rev. Boyd E. Coleman & Rev. Dr. F. E. Hetrick, presiding elder of Johnstown Dist of Evang Ch, will have charge. Bur will be Richland Cem. Messrs. Hiram Custer, Harvey Lamison, Levi Miller, Cloyd Roudabush, M. L. Varner & Clarence Widdersheim will serve as pallbearers. John Henry Wonder was b Helixville, Bedford Co Oct 1866, s/o John S. & Elizabeth (Miller) Wonder. His father was vet of Civil War, having gone out in one of the Bedford Co cos in PA Vol Infy. Many yrs ago John H Wonder was engaged in grocery business in Bedford Co. He removed to this place abt 26 yrs ago & was engaged in business until abt 10 yrs ago, when he became an employee of Dale Boro School Brd. The deceased joined Evang Ch in Helixville a long time ago & was memb of the bldg committee that erected a ch there some yrs ago. Some yrs ago he serv as trustee of Bedford St Evang Ch & was memb of bldg committee that erected the present structure occupied by suburban congregation. Mr. Wonder was at one time Superintendent of Sun School of Dale ch & had been a teacher of Dorcas Bible Class for a long time. He was affiliated with Jr. OUAM & Patriotic Order Sons of Amer. For abt 20 yrs Mr. Wonders serv as assessor of Dale Boro. J. J. Wonder is survived by his widow Hannah (Emerick) Wonder, to whom he was m at Fishertown, Bedford Co in Jan 1889, by Rev. C. E. Flotom, of Evang Ch; & 3 chldn: Mrs. Charles Knipple, 641 Von Lunen St, Mrs. Samuel Brown, 181 David St, & Roy Wonder, 751 McMillen St. 1 bro E. R. Wonder, Bloom St & 7 gchldn also survive.

[NI180290] Johnstown Trib Jun 20 1937 MRS. WONDER, 69, DALE SUCCUMBS. Mrs. Hannah (Emerick) Wonder, aged 69, d 1:30 pm today at her home, 181 David St, Dale, after an illness of a few wks of complications. She is survived by 3 chldn. No funeral arrangements have been made. The body is being prepared for bur by John Henderson Co.
Johnstown Trib Jun 21 1937 FUNERAL OF MRS. WONDER. Funeral servs for Mrs. Hannah Wonder, whose death occurred yesterday at her home, 181 David St, will be at 2:30 pm Wed in Beulah Evang Ch. Rev. Dr. F. E. Hetrick, pastor, will officiate. Bur Richland Cem, John Henderson Co. The Dale woman was widow/o John H. Wonder, who d 7 yrs ago. She was b Apr 30 1868, New Paris, Bedford Co, d/o John & Sara (Slick) Emerick. Mrs. Wonder was lifelong memb Beulah Ch & was treas of United Workers Bible Class. Surviving are a son, Roy Wonder, 751 McMillen St; 2 daugs Mrs. Charles Knipple, 641 Von Lunen Rd, & Mrs. Samuel Brown, 181 David St, & these sis' & bros: Rebecca M. Stoner, Fishertown; Mrs. C. B. Miller, 808 Oak St; Mrs. Earl Hammer, 808 Coleman Ave; George Emerick, Donegal; & Edwin E. Emerick, McMillen St. 7 gchldn & 2 ggchldn also survive.

[NI180303] Johnstown Trib Aug 30 1999 LONG, Dorsey C, 84, Johnstown, d Aug 28 1999, at his resid b Apr 28 1915, Johnstown, s/o Franklin & Jennie (Ferguson) Long. Preceded in death by parents; wife Ruth V. (Horner), who d 1998; daug; Carolyn; bros, Harry R., Roy G. & Charles W.; & sis' Velma Wicks & Verna. Survived by chldn: Cindy, w/o James Thiel; Lance h/o Judy Stouffer; Vicki w/o Michael Huston; & Brian h/o Barb Pesarchik, all Johnstown, & Tracy, w/o David Diamond, Indiana Co, PA; 13 gchldn, 7 ggchldn. Bro of Lillian "Chic" Boyer, Hollsopple. Memb Emanuel Bapt Ch. Retired from Bethlehem Steel Corp. with 35 yrs serv in Franklin Open Hearth Div. Pvt family viewing. Friends are invited to funeral serv 10 am Tue at Emanuel Bapt Ch, Rev. Ray Streets. Bur Richland Cem. In lieu of flowers, family suggests contributions to Emanuel Bapt Ch. Arrangements by John Henderson Co. Funeral Home, 215 Central Ave.

[NI180304] Johnstown Trib-Demo, Apr 17 1998 LONG, Ruth V, 75, Johnstown, d Apr 15 1922, at her residence. b May 30 1998, Somerset, d/o Jacob & Zora I. (Livingston) Horner. Preceded in death by parents; bro Jack; & dau Carolyn. Survived by husb Dorsey C, Johnstown; & these chldn: Cindy w/o Jim Thiel, Johnstown; Lance h/o Judy Stouffer, Johnstown; Vicki w/o Michael Huston, Johnstown; Brian, Johnstown; & Tracy w/o Dave Diamond, Indiana Co, PA; 12 gchdn; 6 ggchdn. Sis of Mildred McClelland, York, PA; Robert, Easton, MD; Ruby Ickes, Jennerstown; & Betty Bell, MD. Memb Emanuel Bapt Ch. Friends received 2-4 & 7-9 pm Fri John Henderson Co. Funeral Home, 215 Central Ave. Funeral serv 11 am Sat at Emanuel Bapt Ch, Rev. Ray Streets. Bur Richland Cem. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Windber Hospice, 600 Somerset Ave, Windber, PA, or Emanuel Bapt Ch Missionary Fund, 425 Luther Rd, Johnstown, PA

[NI180343] From Johnstown (PA) Library: SYLVESTER RITTS PRINGLE. A leading merchant & undertaker of Pt Matilda, Centre Co, is native of PA, b Dec 13 1839, Summerhill Twp, Cambria Co s/o Philip & Elizabeth Ritts Pringle. The father was b Cambria Co Jan 29 1813 & in early life followed mercantile pursuits in Summerhill & Claysburg, PA. His parents were Philip & Mary Pringle who were of Scotch & Irish origin. In politics, Philip Pringle, Jr, was a Dem until 1860, after which he gave his support to Rep party, & being one of prominent men of community where he made his home, serv in several official positions. He & his wife were earnest Christians, faithful membs of UBC. The mother of our subject was b Blair Co, PA, Nov 23 1820, d/o Thomas & Catherine (Lower) Ritts, natives of PA, who d Taylor Twp, Blair Co, then part of Bedford Co. In 1870, Mrs. Pringle, her husb & 1 dau all d of typhoid fever, father passed away Sep 21 & mother Oct 16. 6 chldn were b to them, namely, Sylvester R. of this sketch, Mary C. & Sarah who d unm; John S, who d infancy, Jane w/o James Dively, Altoona, PA, David A., resident of Mahaffey, PA. The boyhood & youth of Sylvester Pringle was spent on his father's farm, where he remained until 15 yrs old, when he began clerking in mercantile business of his uncle at Sharpsburg, PA. Owing to ill health, he resigned his position 2 yrs later & returned to home farm, where he remained till he was 20 yrs old, then entered employ of Hastings & Coolbroth, from Portland, ME, who was engaged in shook business in Blair Co & serv as foreman for 12 yrs, during which time he got out timber in Blair, Bedford, Cambria, Clearfield, & Centre Cos. In 1872, he embarked in the shook business & manufacture of staves in Centre Co, PA on his own account & was thus engaged for 3 yrs. Purchasing a farm in Taylor Twp, he operated same till 1881, when he removed to Pt Matilda in order to better educate his chldn & in 1884 he erected his present comfortable home & merchandising & is one of representative & prominent business men of the place. In Blair Co, PA, Dec 19 1859 Mr. Pringle m Miss Catharine Ickes, who was b Aug 7 1837 in what was then Bedford Co, but now part of Blair Co, PA, d/o John & Eve (Emler) Ickes. 10 chldn graced this union. Lloyd S, Mahaffey, a merchant; Mary A w/o S. A. Mansfield, Bedford Co; Clara A d infancy; Amanda J w/o William Lingerfelder, Altoona, PA, who works in PRR shops; Arthur G. deceased; Minnie B. & Effie L. (twins). Minnie at home & Effie w/o Martin McKelvey, PRR shop employee of Altoona, PA; John F, Altoona, PA; & Elizabeth & Chester at home.

[NI180344] Ukwn newspaper, c. Jan 2 1918 Bedford; Mrs. Josiah Imler d Mon Dec 31 1917 10:15 pm at her home in Osterburg, after an extended illness of dropsy. She was b Mar 27 1841 d/o Frederick & Barbara (Stambaugh) Mock. Mrs. Imler m 1st William Claycomb, to whom 8 chldn survive: Evington, & Eva Ickes (Barbara Ellen), Weyant. Sarah Ake & Joseph, Osterburg Bedford Co. Calvin, Imler, Rosie O'Donnell, Altoona, Thomas, King, & William, Bedford. She is survived by 33 gchdn. Her 2nd husb d 5 yrs ago, & since that time Mrs. Imler has lived in Osterburg. She was a faithful memb Ref ch since childhood. The funeral was held in Ref Ch Thu morn Jan 3 by her pastor C.G. Bachman. Bur Reformed Cem.

[NI180414] Johnstown Trib 17 Feb 1928 issue Funeral of Mrs. Patterson. Lovett, Feb. 17- Funeral servs for Mrs. Margaret (Wonder) Patterson, aged 39 yrs, w/o Henry Patterson, of this place who d yesterday afternoon at Mem'l Maternity Hosp, Johnstown, will be at 2 pm Sun in local UBC. Rev. M.C. Clemence will conduct servs. The funeral party will go overland to Wilmore with bur Pringle Hill Evang Cem. George Bros, South Fork undertakers, have prepared body for burial. Mrs. Patterson is survived by her husb & 3 sons; William, James, & Alvin & an inf b Feb 6. She also leaves these bros & sis': Mrs. Alda Hiner, David Wonder, & Mrs. William Carpenter, all Lovett; J.C. Wonder, Summerhill, S.R. Wonder, Johnstown, William Wonder, Salix, & James Wonder, Windber. Her parents, Mr. & Mrs. Jacob Wonder are both deceased.

[NI180415] Ukwn newspaper, ukwn date Henry Patterson, 79, 1810 Castle Dr, Wesleyville, d Sat at Hamot Med Ctr. He was b Osceola Mills. Prior to his retirement he was an agent for Baltimore Life Ins Co. He had been memb Comm Un Ch. Survivors include his widow, Helen Messersmith Patterson; 2 sons, William Patterson, Jeffersonville, IN, & Donald Snyder, Windber, PA; 2 daug, Mrs. Melvin (Marcene) Edmiston, Erie, & Mrs. Darwin (Phyllis) Hutzell, Austin, TX; 17 gchdn; 7 ggchdn; & several nieces & nephews. Friends may call at Donald C. Burton Funeral Home, 602 W. 10th, Mon 7-9 pm & Tue 2-5 & 7-9 pm Serv Wed 1:30 pm at Comm Un Ch, 1011 W. 38th, with Rev. Levi J. Ziegler officiating. Bur Erie Co Mem'l Gardens.
Ukwn newspaper, ukwn date PATTERSON Henry Patterson, age 79 yrs, residence 1810 Castle Dr, Wesleyville, d Sat Feb 18 1978 at Hamot Med Ctr. Husband of Helen Messersmith Patterson. Father of William Patterson, Jeffersonville, IN, Donald Snyder, Windber, PA, Mrs. Melvin (Marcene) Edmiston, Erie, & Mrs. Darwin (Phyllis) Hutzell, Austin, TX. 17 gchdn, 7 ggchdn & several nieces & nephews also survive. Friends may call at Donald C. Burton Funeral Home, 602 West 10th St, Mon 7-9 pm & Tue2-5 & 7-9 pm; servs at Comm Un Ch, 1011 W. 38th Wed 1:30 pm. Bur Erie Co Mem' Gardens.

[NI180416] Johnstown Trib 24 Dec 1923 issue South Fork, Dec. 24 - Funeral servs for William Patterson, aged 58 yrs, d of apoplexy last Fri eve at his home, St. Michael, death occurring abt a 1/2 hr after suffering the stroke, were held this afternoon in Christian & Missionary Alliance Ch, conducted by Rev. Mr. Queen, pastor. Bur South Fork Cem, George Bros, local undertakers, had charge of funeral. The deceased is survived by his widow & several chdn. ~ Not kwn if he came with his father or mother; brought his wife & son Robert from Scotland. Was a coal miner.

[NI180417] Johnstown Trib 24 Sep 1936 issue MRS. PATTERSON CALLED BY DEATH. St. Michael Resident Was b 73 Yrs Ago in Scotland. St. Michael, Sep 24 - Mrs. Elizabeth Patterson, aged 73, d 6:15 pm last eve at home of her son, George Patterson, St. Michael. Her demise was attributed to complication of ailments incident to advanced age. A native of Scotland, Mrs. Patterson came to this country 48 yrs ago. She was widow/o William Patterson, who d several yrs ago. Surviving are chdn: William, David, James & George Patterson, all St Michael: Henry Patterson, Sidman: John Patterson, Homestead, & Mrs. Elizabeth Bowser, Akron, OH. The deceased also leaves 12 gchdn, 3 ggchdn & a bro James Spears, Chicago, IL. Funeral serv will be at 2:30 pm Sun in South Fork Christian & Missionary Alliance Ch. Bur under direction of George Brothers, South Fork morticians, will be in South Fork Cem.

[NI180418] Elected to Adams-Summerhill School Board where he serv as pres. Resident of Cresson Sanitorium 2 yrs before dying there of TB. Was a coal miner in MD Shaft, Berwind-White Coal Co. Memb St. Michael UMC.
The Portage Dispatch 30 Aug 2000 St Michael Notes Family Reunion Approx 100 persons attended James & Catherine McIntyre Patterson at St. Michael Sportsmen's grounds. A missionary from Reno, NV played accordian & hymns were sung. Games were played & prizes were given. Forest McIntyre of South Fork was presented with a plaque for being oldest person attending & Ken & Liz McNertney were presented a gift for being m the longest - 51 yrs. Those traveling a distance were Valerie & Mark Day & son, Huntington Beach, CA; Bonnie & David Glass, Magalia, CA; Patti & Dirk Day & dau Jaclyn, Long Beach CA; William Patterson & son Gavin, Henderson, NV; Laura Patterson, Henderson, NV; Timothy & Gayle Patterson & family, Mill Run; Grace & Ed Reiter, Milton; Wilma & Gerald Ickes, Keyser, WV; Dale & Carol Kimble, Rawlings, MD; Scott & Stacie Rohrbaugh & son, Keyser, WV; Butch Patterson & son Gavin, Henderson, NV; Mr. & Mrs. Robert Levicki, Oak Forest, IL & Bill & Mary Alice Hensel, Mill Run. NOTE: Perhaps should read James and Christine McIntyre.
Johnstown Trib 6 May 1955 issue PATTERSON - James S, 61, St. Michael, d 3 am May 7 1955, Cresson State Hosp. b Jun 2 1893, Osceola Mills, s/o William & Elizabeth (Spears) Patterson. Survived by widow, Christine McIntyre, & these chdn; William E & Mrs Elizabeth McNertney, both St Michael; George, South Fork; & Mrs. Christine Ambroe, Niagara Falls, NY; these bros & sis': William & George, both St. Michael; Mrs. Elizabeth Troy, Akron, OH; John, Homestead; Harry, Erie, & David, CA; 9 gchdn. Memb Local 33648 UMWA, St Michael, & Workmen's Educ'l Soc, St Michael. Friends received George Funeral Home, South Fork, serv at 2 pm Tue, Rev. R.W. Heffer. Bur South Fork Cem.

[NI180419] Portage Dispatch, Mar 1975 St Michael Woman Expires. Mrs Christina Patterson, 80, St Michael, d Tue Mar 18 1975 Windber Hosp; b Jul 19 1894, Houtzdale, d/o George & Christina (Peden) McIntyre. She was preceded in death by parents; husb James, May 1955; son James, August 1928; & 3 bros & a sis. Survivors include these chdn: William, m Rebecca Mann, St Michael; Elizabeth, St Michael, correspondent for The Portage Dispatch, w/o Kenneth McNertney, St Michael; George, m Genevieve Bunton, and Christine, wife of Vincent Ambroe, both CA; 11 gchdn; 21 ggchdn. Mrs. Patterson was sis of Mrs. Grace Brouth, St Michael; Mrs. Euretta Leonard, Chicago, IL; William & Forrest, both South Fork; & Agnes, Johnstown. She was memb St Michael UMC. Serv was held Fri at Homer J. George Funeral Home, South Fork. Rev. Harold Loveless & Rev. Ray Streets officiated.
Johnstown Trib-Demo 19 Mar 1975 issue PATTERSON, Mrs. Christina, 80, St Michael, d Mar 18 1975, Windber Hosp; b Jul 19 1894, Houtzdale, d/o George & Christina (Peden) McIntyre. Prededed in death by parents; husb James May 1955; son James in Aug 1928; & 3 bros & a sis. Survived by chdn: William m Rebecca Mann, & Elizabeth w/o Kenneth McNertney, both St Michael, & George m Genevieve Bunton, & Christine w/o Vincent Ambroe, both CA: 11 gchdn; 21 ggchdn. Sis of Mrs. Grace Brough, St Michael; Mrs. Euretta Leonard, Chicago, IL; William & Forrest, both South Fork; & Agnes, Johnstown. Memb St Michael UMC. Family will receive friends 2-4 & 7-9 pm Wed & Thu Homer J. George Funeral Home, South Fork, serv at 2 pm Fri, Rev. Harold Loveless & Rev. Ray Streets. Bur South Fork Cem.

[NI180420] Johnstown Trib-Demo 31 Mar 1989 PATTERSON, William E., 73, St Michael, d Mar 30 1989, Windber Hosp; b Aug 7 1915, South Fork, s/o James & Christina (McIntyre) Patterson. Preceded in death by parents, gdau Debra Ickes, & bro James. Survived by widow, Rebecca Mann; chdn: James m Betty Thomas, St Michael; Wilma Jane w/o Gerald Ickes, Keyser, WV; & William at home; & gchdn, Stacey, Carol, Susan & Jamie; ggson, Brandon. Bro of Christina Ambroe, Lancaster, CA; George, Henderson, NV, & Elizabeth McNertney, St Michael. Member of Local ____ , Dist 2 UMWA. Would have celebrated 50th wedding ann May 27. Family receive friends 2-4 & 7-9 pm Fri Homer J. George Funeral Home, South Fork, service will be 2 pm Sat, Revs. Donald N. Ciampa & Kenneth McNertney. Bur South Fork Cem.

[NI180451] Gospel Herald Feb 5 1931 Lehman, Amanda, w/o Jacob Lehman, b Sep 14 1862; d in her home, Elton,PA, Jan 10 1931 aged 68y 3m 28d. Besides her husb she is survived by following chdn: Mrs. Harvey Horner, Mrs. C.R. Shaffer, Mrs. Mrs. Norman Lehman, Mrs. O. L. Weaver, & Mrs. Frank Kelley, Harry, Dorsey, Emery, & Mrs. Clair Holland. She is also survived by 39 gchdn & 4 ggchdn. She was memb of Menn Ch for number of yrs. During her illness she expressed her willingness to submit to God's will. Funeral servs were conducted in home by S.G. Shelter & in Evang Ch by S.G. Shelter, assisted by Hiram Wingard & J. L. Smith. The remains were laid to rest in Dunmire Cem.

[NI180468] 1850 Census Napier Twp., Bedford Co., PA Aug 25 Thos Hughes
13 190 194 Hammers Daniel 37 M Farmer Pa 3 3 written in school
Hammers Jane 27 F Pa
Hammers Henry 11 M Pa
Hammers Mary J 9 F Pa
Hammers James W 7 M Pa
Hammers Daniel 2/12 M Pa

[NI180470] Lived in Reynoldsdale, Bedford Co. area most of his life. Farmed until age 93. An article in Bedford Inquirer Feb 9 1951 abt him states: Although he no longer goes down stairs in home of his son John, where he has resid in recent yrs, he gets up daily & dresses. He spend many hrs ea day sitting by the window of his room, looking out at the tiny community that has been his home for so many yrs & across the rd to where his farmhouse used to be. It burned in 1944. Unlike many oldsters, the near centenarian has no special formula for longevity. His son, John, however, may have brought him to his ripe old age. He says his father always has been a man of few words, soft spoken when he said them. Like many other farmers, he worked hard all his life, but dawn-to-dusk labors were his only excess. His Doctor said in commenting on his 100th b-day that he used tobacco all his life, but never had much to do with liquor, & was smart enough not to overdo work when he got to the age where work kills a man.
PA 1910 Census Miracode Index State: PA Dist: 0011 Visit: 0148 Co: Bedford
Morgan Hammer Age: 58 Color: W B Pl: PA Relation: Head of Household
Other Residents:
Wife Emma J 45 PA
Son John H 20 PA
Dau Sarah 18 PA
Son Bruce 16 PA
Son Ralph 10 PA
Dau Pearl 08 PA
Dau Grace 02 PA
Son Franklin 06 PA

[NI180478] PA 1910 Census Miracode Index State: PA Dist: 0018 Visit: 0155 Co: Bedford
George W Ickes Age: 24 Color: W B Pl: PA Relation: Head of Household
Other Residents:
Wife Lottie Vista 19 PA
Son Merle Loy 02 PA

[NI180494] 1850 Census Union Twp., Bedford Co., PA Abm. B. Bunn
70/70 John KNISELY, 78, Farmer, $100, Pa.
George, 28
Susanna, 21
Alex*, 2
Sarah, 2/12

[NI180560] PA 1910 Census Miracode Index Dist: 0077 Co: Blair State: PA
Carl Johnson Age: 70 W B Pl: Sweden Visit: 0696 Head of Household
Other Residents:
Wife Lavinia Ickes 39 PA
Dau Irene 14 PA
Son William 10 PA
Son Adam 08 PA
Dau Hannah 07 PA
Son Joseph 04 PA
Dau Mary Ann Ickes 04 PA
NR Samuel 02 PA
1 non-relative

[NI180573] PA 1910 Census Miracode Index Dist: 0065 Co: Blair Visit: 0112
Levi Rhodes Age: 42 State: PA Color: W Birth Place: PA Head of Household
Wife Annie 42 PA
Son Oscar 21 PA
Dau Jennie F 18 PA
Dau Mary A 17 PA
Son Henry H 13 PA
Dau Annie S 08 PA
Son Levi C 07 PA
Son Chester C 05 PA
Dau Viola K NR PA
Son-in-law James W Ickes 27 PA
Dau Maggie 22 PA

[NI180615] 1850 Census Napier Twp., Bedford Co., PA Aug 25 Thos Hughes
20 213 217 McCreary Robert 65 M Farmer 2,000 Pa 2 2 written in school
McCreary Rebecca 50 F Pa
McCreary John 25 M Farmer Pa
McCreary Sarah 21 F Pa
McCreary Rebecca 19 F Pa

[NI180617] 1850 Census Napier Twp., Bedford Co., PA Aug 22 Thos Hughes
2 145 147 McCreary Amos 32 M Farmer Pa
McCreary Margaret 29 F Pa
McCreary Rebecca A 7 F Pa
McCreary Sarah E 5 F Pa
McCreary Mary M 2 F Pa
McCreary Ruth E 1 F Pa

[NI180690] 1850 Census Napier Twp., Bedford Co., PA Aug 22 Thos Hughes
1 144 146 Hoover Philip H 72 M None 2,000 Md

[NI180802] Johnstown Trib-Demo Jul 9 1964 DIVELY, Harry, 70, Mineral Point d Jul 8 1964, Altoona VA Hosp;b Pavia, Bedford Co Feb 27 1894 s/o William & Sara (Corle) Dively. Preceded in death by parents; dau Alice, 2 bros & 3 sis'. Survived by widow, Kathleen Ickes, & chdn: Myrtle w/o James Drummer, & Sara w/o Samuel Horner, both Johnstown; Grace w/o Luther Feathers, Mineral Point; Audrey, w/o Homer Corle, Conemaugh; Patricia w/o Richard Beard, Conemaugh, & Richard, Rock Hill, SC. Retired employee Johnstown Plant Bethlehem Steel Co. Vet WWI. Friends received 7 pm Thu Carl Davis Funeral Home. The remains will be removed 11:30 am Sat to Ch of Nazarene, Conemaugh, to lie in state until time of serv at 1:30 pm, Rev Ralph Baker. Bur Forest Lawn Mem Pk.

[NI180817] 1850 Census Union Twp., Bedford Co., PA Abm. B. Bunn
75/75 Martin CORLE, 37, Huckster, $100, Pa.
Elisabeth, 32, Pa.
Sharlot, 10
Mary Ann, 8
Alexand., 6 [M]
Elisabeth, 2
Catharn, 2/12

[NI180818] A newspaper article about Elizabeth when she was 94 yrs old claimed that she was in good health, had never taken any medicine, & was in possession of her faculties. She had 75 ggchdn & 8 gggchdn. At that time she was living with her son-in-law Allen Harbaugh. According to article, "Mrs. Corl (sic) remembers well the period of 'fat lamp', when kerosene was ukwn, when there were no RRs or telephones or telegraphs in the co." Elizabeth survived her husb by 31 yrs & d 16 Oct 1922 at age of 101 in Fishertown, Bedford Co, PA. She are her hus are bur in Evgl Cem, New Paris. All of their chdn were b & d in Bedford Co, PA.

[NI180825] Anthony D. Smith 1855
PA 1910 Census Miracode Index State: PA Dist: 0030 Co: Bedford Visit: 0069
Anthony Smith Age: 58 Color: W B Pl: PA Relation: Head of Household
Other Residents:
Wife Maria 49 PA
Son Luthor 20 PA
Dau Alice 18 PA
Dau Rosy O 16 PA
Dau Edna B 13 PA
Son Cromwell C 11 PA
Dau Olive O 09 PA
Son Chester A 07 PA
Son Donald L 03 PA
1 non-relative

[NI180838] Ukwn newspaper. Not dated, c Jul 14 1939. Prominent Local Man, Scott U. Hammer, Dead. One of Bedford's wellkwn resids, Scott U. Hammer, passed away last Thu night, Jul 13, at his home on S Richard St, having been ill for some time with a heart ailment. Funeral servs were held at his home at 2.30 pm Sun, Rev Dr Caldwell being assisted by Mrs. Harriet Francis of Fishertown. Bur Alum Bank under direction of F. C. Pate & Son. S/o Capt Hezekiah & Sarah Ann (Taylor) Hammer, b at Lovely, this co, Jun 10 1866. On Nov 27 1890, he m Miss Florence Belle Hench of Alum Bank, who survives, with children: Griffin B. Hammer, Pittsburgh; Helen w/o Sherman Nave, Bedford Valley; Eva w/o Warren Squires, White Plains, NY; Florence w/o William C. Fisher, Williamsport; Alice w/o Rev Alfred Banyard, Bordentown, NJ, & Robert H & Quentin S. Hammer, Bedford. 12 gchdn; 4 bros, Grant, Alum Bank, John, Bruce & Harry Hammer, Johnstown. Mr. Hammer was a merchant at Alum Bank for a number of yrs & later a salesman for Blackburn Russell Co until he retired in 1935; serv as State Inheritance Tax Appraiser for this co & was affiliated with Hicksite Friends Ch, Fishertown. He was a great reader, was of a jovial nature, & had a great many friends, who will regret to learn of is death.

[NI180848] 19/19 Valentin FICKES, 26, Colier, Pa.
Elisabeth, 24, Pa.
Cyrus, 6
James, 4
May Ellen, 2

[NI180858] PA 1910 Census Miracode Index State: PA Dist: 0011Co: Bedford Visit: 0167
Abram F Hengst Age: 44 Color: W Birth Place: PA Relation: Head of Household
Other Residents:
Wife Ida M 44 PA
Son Guy E 21 PA
Son Ralph J 19 PA
Son Harry R 18 PA
Son John W 16 PA
Son Waren A 14 PA
Son George P 10 PA
Dau Alice M 08 PA
Dau Mary G 06 PA
Son Theodore R 04 PA
Son Ross C 02 PA

[NI180867] PA 1910 Census Miracode Index State: PA Dist: 0011 Visit: 0123 Co: Bedford
Frank Oster Age: 60 Color: W B Pl: PA Relation: Head of Household
Other Residents:
Wife Hanah M 54 PA
Dau Carrie 32 PA
Dau Maggie 29 PA -- Margaret M. on other census
Son William 25 PA
Dau Lilian 17 PA

[NI180889] Johnstown Trib-Demo Nov 5 1990 WILL, Mary S, 74, Manns Choice, d Nov 3 1900, Mem Hosp, Bedford Co; b Jul 18 1916, Imler, d/o Harry & Sarah (Hammer) Fickes. Preceded in death by 1st husb Homer "Ham" Suder, who d 1972, & bros James & George. Survived by husb Joseph B. Will, whom she m Jan 13 1979. Sis of Mrs. Elsie Hoenstine, Queen, & Charles, Imler. A former waitress at Shawnee Inn, Schellsburg. Life memb Myersdale Ladies Auxiliary Pt 127, DAV, memb Ladies Auxiliary Pt 4440, Schellsburg VFW & St. John the Bapt's Cath Ch, New Baltimore, where Mass of Chistian Bur will be celebrated at 10 am Wed, Rev. Barry Baroni. Bur Schellsburg Cem. Friends received 2-4 & 7-9 pm Tue at Mickle-Geisel Funeral Home, Schellsburg, wake serv at 9:30.

[NI180907] PA 1910 Census Miracode Index State: PA Dist: 0011 Visit: 0181 Co: Bedford
W L Fickes Age: 47 Color: W Birth Place: PA Relation: Head of Household
Other Residents:
Wife Margaret 37 PA
Son Carl 15 PA
Dau Marie 12 PA
Son Gerald 08 PA
Dau Regina 06 PA
Son Russell 02 PA

[NI180921] PA 1910 Census Miracode Index State: PA Dist: 0017Visit: 0136 Co: Bedford
Park Fickes Age: 28 Color: W B Pl: PA Relation: Head of Household
Other Residents:
Wife Geneva G 24 PA
Son John M 05 PA
Dau Sadie R 03 PA
Son Harry C NR PA
NR Geneiva Bice 16 PA

[NI181007] Gospel Herald - Vol 72 # 31, Aug 8 1978, pg 610. Yoder, Russel B, s/o John, Sr & Polly (Custer) Yoder b Somerset Co, PA Jun 24 1912 d at his home, Davidsville, PA Jul 16 1978; aged 66y. On Sep 3 1933, he m Edna E. Saylor, who survives. Also surviving are 4 daus Esther Mae ­ Mrs. Larry Klapproth; Pauline ­ Mrs. Richard Serkey; Martha Ann ­ Mrs. William Reckner; & Marlene), 1 son David, 8 gchdn, 1 ggson, 4 bros Herbert, Henry, David, & John, Jr & 1 sis Mrs. Mary Struky. He was preceded in death by an infant dau. He was memb Kaufman Menn Ch, where funeral Servs were held Jul 19, in charge of Stanley H Freed; bur Kaufman Cem.

[NI181041] PA 1910 Census Miracode Index State: PA Dist: 0121 Visit: 0056 Co: Cambria, Johnstown
George W Evans Age: 37 Color: W Birth Place: PA Relation: Head of Household
Other Residents:
Wife Alice 35 PA
Dau Nellie 12 PA
Son Gereney 11 PA
Dau Mabel 09 PA
Dau Ellise Catheri 05 PA

[NI181060] PA 1910 Census Miracode Index State: PA Dist: 0017 Visit: 0116 Co: Bedford
Harry R Fiches Age: 37 Color: W Birth Place: PA Relation: Head of Household
Other Residents:
Wife Lonie 36 PA
Dau Edith M 12 PA
Dau Alma I 09 PA
Son Charles H 08 PA
Son Howard L 07 PA
Son Jacob L 05 PA
Son Warren S 03 PA

[NI181070] PA 1910 Census Miracode Index State: PA Dist: 0070 Visit: 0263 Co: Blair
Charles E Burket Age: 33 Color: W B Pl: PA Relation: Head of Household
Other Residents:
Wife Sarah J 28 PA
Dau Nelliei 11 PA
Dau Gertie V 10 PA
Son Elwood A 08 PA
Dau Katharine F 06 PA
Dau Isabel M 05 PA

[NI181088] Jacob Stifler was b 1733, Wurtenberg, Germany. He d 2 Jul 1807, Greenfield Twp, Bedford Co, PA. He came to US abt 1742 w/ bros Peter & Henry/John. He was 9 yrs old. He settled in NJ & m Anna/Catherine Meyers. In 1783 he left there to buy land & settle in Leamersville, a sm comm in Blair Co,PA. In Henry Heltzel's will it said he came from Lancaster Co, PA & settled in Leamersville. Later they moved to York Co, PA, but their mill & house were burned by Tories during Rev in 1777-1778. They emigrated to Washington Co., MD 1779. In 1783 came to McKee's Gap & bought 400 acs, Martha Furnace property. He blt a grist mill in Cumberland Co, PA. 2
sons d young & their names are not kwn. His will is dated 9 Jul 1807 & proved 9 Nov 1807. Dollie Edith Nofsker Smith used Jacob's will as source for his chdn; date of probate of will was Nov 9 1807. She also showed him military serv as Private in (4th) 3rd Co (7th) 5th Bat York Co Mil in Peter Zollinger's Co, dates (1778) 1780-91.

[NI181126] Obit John Emrick. Ukwn Publication (Bedford Gazette?) Mar 1904. JOHN EMRICK, & aged & well-kwn citizen of Napier twp, d on Mar 4 aged 80y 3m 2d. Mr. Emrick m Miss Sarah W. Slick, who d Feb 17 1869. He afterward m Mrs. Juliann Davis, who still survives him. To his 1st wife were b 3 sons & 5 daus: Samuel S., Hooversville; Mrs. Rebecca Stoner, Martinsburg; Sarah M., deceased; Jacob E., Alum Bank; John H., New Paris; Mrs. Maggie Kalp, Indian Head; Mrs. Jennie Miller, Johnstown, & Mrs. Hannah Wonder, Helixville. The 2nd union was blessed with 3 sons & 1 dau: Stephen, deceased; Mrs. Martha Hammer, New Paris; George, Indian Head, & Edward, Johnstown. The deceased was consistent memb of Evang Ch for many yrs. The funeral servs were conducted by his former pastor, Rev. A. F. Berkey, Windber, assisted by Rev. W. F. Shoffer. The pall-bearers of this kind father, obliging neighbor & esteemed citizen were John O. Kimmell, Charles F. Mock, Jacob McCreary, Adam Rose, Silas Shaffer & Chauncey L. Small. Bur Evang cem at New Paris.
JOHN EMRICK d Mar 4 1904, aged 80y 3m 2d. His early boyhood was spent in Baltimore, MD, from which place he came to Bedford Co & m Sarah Sleek who preceded him to spirit world abt 35 yrs ago. To this union were b 8 chdn: Samuel Emrick, Shanksville; Rebecca Stoner, Martinsburg, Balir Co; Sarah Margaret Blackburn, now deceased; Jacob Emrick, Alum Bank; John Emrick, New Paris; Magdalene Kalp, Indian Head, Fayette Co; Jennie Miller, Johnstown, & Hannah Wonder, Helixville. After the death of his 1st wife he m Julian Davis, to which union were b 4 chdn: Stephen Emrick, deceased, & George Emrick, Champion, Fayette Co; Martha Hammer, New Paris; & Edwin Emrick, Johnstown. He spent last 36 yrs of his life in Bethel Hollow, abt 21/2 mis NW of New Paris. He leaves to mourn their loss his 2nd wife, & above named 10 living chdn & host of friends. His counsel was good, his word as a bond & his life worthy of imitation. He was memb UEC for quite a number of yrs. Funeral servs Sun by Rev. A. F. Berkey, Windber, assisted by Rev. Schaffer, Alum Bank. Bur New Paris cem.
Ukwn Windber Ch publication Mar 1904 EMERICK, John b in York Co, PA, Dec 2 1823, & d at his home in Bedford Co, PA Mar 4 1904, aged 80y 3m 3d. He was m twice, 1st time to Sarah Slick. This union was blessed with 3 sons & 5 daus. He m 2nd time to Julia Wonders. {Note: Juliann Wonders DAVIS} This union was blessed with 3 sons & 1 dau. 1 of daus preceded him to spirit world, abt 21 yrs ago. Father Emerick has been memb of our ch for abt 24 yrs. He has always been faithful & true to his duties. He was loved by all the people. God comfort the bereaved. Funeral by the writer, assisted by Rev. Shofer.
A. F. Berkey
Ukwn Publication: Mar 28 1904 MAR 28. What was once a happy & warm hearted home was closed out last Sat when friends & neighbors gathered for sale of personal property of the late John Emrich, deceased. Some of chdn sought at least to purchase 1 article for rememberance of the old homestead where so many happy chldhood dys were spent. After the sale the widow retired to the home of her daur & son-in-law, Mr. & Mrs. Earl Hammer.

[NI181238] Johnstown Trib Mar 9 1908. Mrs. Daniel Ream, Sally Ream, w/o Daniel Ream, d last eve at her home in Ferndale. The cause of Mrs. Ream's death was pneumonia, with which she had been ill for some wks. Sally Ream was b Jun 10 1830, & when she d was aged 77y 8m 28d. She was m in 1855 to Daniel Ream, who survives her with following chdn: William, 7th Ward; J D, 8th Ward; Mrs Mary Maloy, Ferndale; Joseph, 8th Ward; Jennie w/o George Horner, 8th Ward, & Lizzie w/o Jonathan Blough, Ferndale. 2 bros, Jacob & William, Conemaugh st; 29 gchdn, 3 ggchdn also survive. Mrs. Ream was memb of German Bapt Breth Ch, Roxbury. Her body will be taken to that edifice Wed, servs at 1 pm. Bur Berkley-Sell Cem, Upper Yoder Twp. The family requests that flowers be omitted.

[NI181299] SAMUEL L. STUVER, an energetic business man & the senior memb of meat & grocery firm of Stuver Bros, of Coopersdale, s/o William & Mary (BRALLIER) Stuver, & b Blacklick Twp, Cambria Co., PA, Jun 6 1859. He is German descent, his father, William Stuver, being s/o John Stuver, who was b & reared in Germany & became a settler of Northampton Co. William Stuver was b May 26 1829 received a limited education, such as his neighborhood afforded, & learned the trade of carpenter, which he followed in connection with farming until his death, which occurred at Rosedale, this Co., Oct 15 1895. He was a good citizen & an industrious man, & memb & deacon of Dunkard or German Bapt ch. He was a democrat politically, & though not ambitious or desirous of public office serv 1 term as school director in Indiana Co, having been elected to that office there. A man of rather retiring disposition, but who never shirked a duty or hesitated to act in case of emergency. Mr. Stuver m Mary Brallier, whose father was Emanuel Brallier, Cambria Co. Mrs. Stuver b Nov 20 1836. Mr. & Mrs. Stuver were parents of 11 chdn, 6 sons & 5 daus: Emanuel, Rawlins, WY; Sylvester, Ft Collins, CO; Samuel L., subject of this sketch; Christine, w/o James KELLY, this Co; Charlotte A. E. w/o John E. RODGERS, Braddock, PA; Lucy, w/o Lewis F. LINK, this Co; Jacob, who d at 15 yrs of age; Mollie m Thomas D. RAGER, Cambria Co; William, Minersville, this Co; Susie, w/o William KEIFFER, Cambria Co, & Benjamin, who d in inf. Samuel L. Stuver attended common schools of his native Twp until received a good business education, & learned the trade of carpenter, which he followed for 5 yrs. At the end of that he sought a line of business in which was a wider field for the exercise of energy & push, & more general contact with the public. He selected butchering & dairy business, wisdom of which choice been fully demonstrated in exceptional success attending his operations. He opened his meat market in Coopersdale & laid out his milk rtes with such good judgment that success & profit were results. On May 20 1896, his firm, consisting of himself, his bro William & Fyock opened their present large grocery dept, in which a heavy stock of the best & most marketable goods are carried. The bldg of extensive business of the firm in its different lines is largely due to Mr. Stuver, whose excellent judgment & push gave impetus to their enterprise that made it popular & profitable. On Dec 24 1878, Samuel L. Stuver married Mary A. Benshoff, a daughter of Benjamin BENSHOFF, of Rosedale. To Mr. & Mrs. Stuver have been born five sons & four daughters: Irwin E., John Eli, died in infancy; Anna May, Benjamin W., Harry L., Ira Logan, Mary K., Essie Priscilla & E. Rosamond. Mr. Stuver's reading & study of religious matters has led him to connect himself with Progressive Breth ch, in which he is active & useful. He is a republican in politics, has held Twp offices, but gives his time chiefly to his varied business affairs. Mr. Stuver in these dys of keen competition has won because he possesses that rare power of concentration so necessary to achievement, & energy so potent for power. Desirous of success he has never lost his energy or enthusiasm, & by his wise decision has always made the best of his opportunities.

[NI181357] 1850 Census Napier Twp., Bedford Co., PA Aug 25 Thos Hughes
19 191 195 Hammer Elizabeth 65 F Md
Hammer Margaret 87 F 3,500 Md

[NI181361] 1850 Census Napier Twp., Bedford Co., PA Aug 25 Thos Hughes
21 192 196 Hammer Samuel 48 M Farmer 1,200 Pa
Hammer Eve 38 F Pa
Hammer Catharine 23 F Pa
Hammer Martin 22 M Farmer Pa
Hammer Sarah 18 F Pa
Hammer Daniel 16 M Laborer Pa
Hammer Rachel 14 F Pa
Hammer Mary 12 F Pa
Hammer Susan 9 F Pa
Hammer Caroline 8 F Pa
Hammer Ruth A 7 F Pa
Hammer Eliza 5 F Pa
Hammer Miranda 3 F Pa
Hammer Charles 1 M Pa

[NI181362] 1850 Census Napier Twp., Bedford Co., PA Aug 25 Thos Hughes
35 193 197 Hammer John J 46 M Farmer 1,000 Pa
Hammer Joseph 11 M Pa
Hammer Cinderella 9 F Pa
Hammer Mary A 8 F Pa
Harman Lydia 26 F Pa
Harman Ellen 1 F Pa

[NI181489] 1910 Census Miracode Index
V Augustus Finnegan Age: 29 State: PA Color: W Dist: 0018 Visit: 0112 Co: Bedford Relation: Head of Household
Other Residents:
Wife Rosella 27
Dau Gertrude E 04
Son H Forrest 03
Son Irvin Z NR

[NI181508] 1910 Census Miracode Index
John Henry Fickes Age: 61 State: PA Color: W Dist: 0018 Br Pl: Visit: 0118 Co: Bedford Relation: Head of Household
Other Residents:
Wife Eliza Jane 64
gniece Virgie V 15

[NI181534] 1850 Census Somerset Twp., Somerset Co., PA 12 Aug Jno. J. Schell
30 122 130 Ankeny David, of J 33 M Farmer 3,000 PA
Ankeny Charlotte 28 F PA
Ankeny Catharine 7 F PA
Ankeny Mary E. 6 F PA
Ankeny George A. 4 M PA
Ankeny Lydia 2 F PA
Ankeny Jacob 3/12 M PA
Metzler Jane 16 F PA
1870 Census Somerset Twp, Somerset Co, PA 1 Jul Pg 13 Christian Streng
27 95 96 Ankeny David 52 M W Farmer 8,000 2,100 PA
Ankeny Charlotte 48 F W Keeping house PA
Ankeny Mary E. 26 F W PA
Ankeny Lydia 22 F W PA
Ankeny Jacob 20 M W PA
Ankeny Lucinda 17 F W PA
Ankeny Cyrus 15 M W PA
Ankeny Sarah C. 13 F W PA
Ankeny Anna S. 11 F W PA
Ankeny William H. 6 M W PA
Ankeny Margaret 4 F W PA

[NI181547] 1870 Census Somerset Twp, Somerset Co, PA 1 Jul Pg 13 Christian Streng
8 98 99 Sumpstine Frederick 30 M W Carpenter 350 PA
Sumpstine Catharine 28 F W Keeping house PA
Sumpstine Georgianna 2 F W PA
Sumpstine David 4/12 M W PA
Sumpstine Henry 25 M W Laborer 100 PA

[NI181558] 1850 Census Paint Twp., Somerset Co., PA
10Berkey, Henry 52 M Farmer - 400 Acres
Berkey, Mary 51 F
Berkey, Rachel 20 F
Berkey, Joseph 17 M Laborer
Berkey, Henry 15 M
Berkey, Simon 11 M
Berkey, Joseph 82 M Gentleman

[NI181568] 1910 Census Miracode Index
John F Clark Age: 40 State: PA Color: W Dist: 9154 Br Pl: Visit: 0381 Co: Cambria Relation: Head of Household
Other Residents:
Wife Sarah 39
Dau Laura H 19
Son Robert G 17
Dau Bessie P 15
Son John W 13
Son Clyde C 10
Dau Goldie 04
Dau Sylvia 02

[NI181596] 1850 Census Union Twp., Bedford Co., PA
205/206 John ALLISON, 42, Farmer, $500, Pa.
Elisabeth, 40, Pa.
Louisa, 16, school
John, 12, school
Noah, 5, school
Malinda, 4
Susan, 1

[NI181717] Herbert V. SWEITZER 1881
1910 Census Miracode Index
Herbert V Sweitzer Age: 29 State: PA Color: W Dist: 0143 Br Pl: Visit: 0061 Co: Cambria Relation: Head of Household
Other Residents:
Wife Edmira P 25
Son Harry E 05
Dau Helen L 03
Niece Shiloh E Wirick 14

[NI181767] 1910 Census Miracode Index
John H Mock Age: 63 State: PA Color: W Dist: 9154 Br Pl: Visit: 0021 Co: Cambria Relation: Head of Household
Other Residents:
Wife Eva E 57
Son John S 21

[NI181833] Johnstown Trib-Demo, 5/3/2001 MANGES, Daisy I., 89, 222 S. Bedford St., Bedford, d at 7:05 am Wed May 2 2001, Conemaugh Mem'l Med Ctr, Johnstown, Pa; b Napier Twp, Bedford Co, Pa, on Sun Mar 24 1912, d/o Ross C. & Odilla (Oldham) Miller. She was a housewife. She was wid/o Rush A. Manges, whom she m Sep 17 1938, he preceded her in death on Nov 25 1986. She was a founding memb Faith Breth Bible Ch. She is survived by her stepdau Maxine Wambaugh, Manns Choice; stepdau Lucille Brallier, Johnstown; stepson James Manges, Painsville, OH; stepdau Janet Smith, Selinsgrove; bro Chester Miller, New Paris; nieces & nephews. She is also survived by 23 stepgchdn & numerous stepggchdn. She was preceded in death by stepson, Alfred Manges, stepdaus, Dorothy Conrad & Betty Imler; infant sis Fay Rosella; infant bro Calvin; & sis Ruth Potts. Funeral serv Faith Breth Bible Ch at 11 am Sat with Rev. James Espenshade & Rev. Rex Lusk officiating. Bur Fishertown Cem, Fishertown, Pa. Friends are invited to call Fri 2-4 & 7-9 pm at Mickle-Geisel Funeral Home, Schellsburg, & Sat 10:30-11 am at Faith Breth Bible Ch.

[NI181897] The Trib-Demo, Johnstown, PA, Feb 5 1988 PAUL, Homer M., 76, Luther Rd, d Feb 4 1988 Lee Hosp; b Dec 16 1911, Johnstown, s/o Moody S. & Mary Jane (Shaffer) Paul. Preceded in death by gdau Debra Geibig; bros Rev Harry Paul & Robert Paul; & sis', Mrs. Mildred Johns & Mrs. Merna Develo. Survived by widow, Marion Eplett; & daus Barbara w/o Allen Mickle, Elton Hgts, & Jennie w/o Mark Geibig, Parkersburg, WV; 5 gchdn & 4 ggchdn. Bro of Mary Paul, Luther Rd, & Hadley, Elmira, NY. Formerly employed at B. R. Eplett Plumbing & Heating Co. Sang with Gideon Chorus for many yrs. Memb Bethany UMC, where funeral serv will be at 2 pm Sat, Rev. David Youngdahl. Bur Richland Cem. Friends received 2-4 & 7-9 pm Fri at R. Owen Ketterer Funeral Home, Geistown, & 1 pm until time of serv at Bethany UMC. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Bethany UMC Bldg Fund.

[NI181922] 1910 Census Miracode Index
Charles Slack Age: 32 State: PA Color: W Dist: 0025 Br Pl: Visit: 0003 Co: Bedford Relation: Head of Household
Other Residents:
Wife Tenie 33
Dau Margret A 12
Dau Ida K 08
Son George S 07
Son Blairn C 05
Son Walter B 03
Son Jackson E NR

[NI181937] 1910 Census Miracode Index
Theophilus G Slack Age: 34 State: PA Color: W Dist: 0025 Br Pl: Visit: 0071 Co: Bedford Relation: Head of Household
Other Residents:
Wife &5liabeth B 36
Son Georg A 05
Dau Martha E 03
Father George, Sr 76

[NI181964] The Era 2/23/1982 Irene Berkey is 80. Irene Berkey of Windber has observed her 80th b-day ann. Approx 60 people attended a family dinner in her honor held at Ridge COB hall. Mrs. Berkey is wid/o Wresley Hobert Berkey, who d in 1942. She is mother of 12 chdn: Leonard m Gladys Gindlesperger, Chambersburg; Bernice Berkey, Hooversville; Neva, Windber, wid/o Riley Wise Jr.; Hobert, who is deceased; Florence, w/o Arnold Brick, Hooversville; Olive of Mexico widow of Ralph Baker; Marian, w/o Harry Yoder, Davidsville; Marlin, m Jean Koot, Windber; Lois Strapel, State College; Donna, w/o Robert Koot, Windber; & Janet, w/o Allen Kushto, Windber. There are 43 gchdn & 18 ggchdn. Mrs. Berkey is an active memb Ridge ch, participating in ladies aid & quilting groups.
The Era, 2/24/1987 MRS. BERKEY MARKS 85TH Irene Berkey, Windber observed her 85th b-day ann with a family dinner at Encore Restaurant in Richland Mall. Mrs. Berkey is wid/o Wresley Berkey, who d in 1942. She is active in Ridge COB, participating in the ladies' aid & quilting groups. She also enjoys doing embroidery work. She is mother of 12 chdn. They are Leonard, Chambersburg; Bernice Ott, Hooversville; Florence Brick, Hooversville; Olive Baker, Mexico; Marian Yoder, Davidsville, Lois Sevanger {sic}, Boalsburg; & Marlin, Neva Wise, Donna Koot & Jane Kushto, all of Windber. A son, Hobert, is deceased. There are 49 gchdn & 3* (unreadable) ggchdn.
Johnstown Trib-Demo, c 8/16/1996 BERKEY -- Irene "Iola," 94, COB Home, Windber, formerly of 1213 Hillsboro Rd, Windber, d Aug 13 1996, at the home; b Jan 22 1902, Soap Hollow, d/o Reuben & Nora (Manges) Thomas. Preceded in death by husb Wresley H; son, Hobert; sis' Florence Garner & Olive Sisson; 3 gchdn; & 1 gson. Survived by these chdn: Leonard m Gladys Gindlesperger, Chambersburg; Bernice w/o Fred Ott, Windber; Neva wid/o Riley Wise, Johnstown; Florence w/o Arnold Brick, & Olive wid/o Ralph Baker, both Hooversville; Marian, w/o Harry Yoder, Davidsville; Marlin m Jean Koot, Windber; Lois w/o Sonny Swanger, State College; & Donna w/o Robert Koot, & Janet w/o Alen Kushto, both Windber. Also survived by 29 gchdn, 42 ggchdn & 5 gggchdn. Sis of Bertha Pritchett, Fredericksburg, Va., & Reuben & wife Delores, OR. Was active memb Ridge COB, where she was Youth Sun School teacher & pres of Ladies Aide from 1969-1987. She also taught Sun school in her teens at Berkey COB. Was an accomplished quilter. Formerly employed at Camp Sequanota & Camp Harmony & for a time was head cook at Windber HS. Friends received from 7-9 pm Sat & 2-4 & 7-9 pm Sun at Meek Funeral Home Inc, Windber. Funeral serv at 11 am Mon at Ridge COB, Revs. Brian N. Simmons, Kermit L. Jones & Warren K. Lewis. Bur Berkey Cem. In lieu of flowers, family suggests donations to Ridge COB or COB Home in memory of "Iola."

[NI182010] Obit: Ukwn Publication, late Jan or early Feb 1924 MRS. JULIANN EMRICK. Funeral servs for Mrs. Julian Emrick, who d Sun at home of her son George W. Emrick, Donegal, Westmoreland Co, after an illness lasting 3 wks, were held yesterday by pastor of Donegal MEC, bur in historic Schellsburg cem along Lincoln Hwy in Bedford Co. The deceased was d/o Stephen & Catherine Wonders & b Aug 6 1834, New Paris, Bedford Co, PA. She m twice, her 1st husb being Azariah Davis, to whom she was m in 1855. 2 chdn were b to this union: Katharine J., deceased, w/o George L. McDowell, New Florence; & Annie L., widow/o George Claycomb, Buffalo Mills. Mr. David passed away 3 yrs after the m. In 1869 the deceased & John Emrick were m. 4 chdn were b, as follows: Martha w/o Earl H. Hammer, & Edwin E. Emrick, both Johnstown; George W. Emrick, Donegal, PA, & Stephen, who d in infancy. 10 gchdn, 2 ggchdn & 2 gggchdn are among survivors, together with several stepchdn. The deceased was memb of UBC for 74 yrs.
Obit: Ukwn publication, Feb 1 1924 FUNERAL OF MRS. EMRICK. SCHELLSBURG, Feb 1 Funeral servs Mrs. Juliann Emrick, aged 89y 5m, who passed away Sun at Donegal, Westmoreland Co, were held here Tue & were largely attended. The deceased was d/o Stephen & Catherine Wonders & b New Paris, Bedford Co, Aug 6 1834. She was m twice. She & Azariah Davis were m in 1855, having 2 daus, Catharine J., deceased, w/o George L. McDowell, New Florence, PA, & Annie L, widow/o George H. Claycomb, Buffalo Mills, PA. Mr. Davis d in 1858. Mrs. Davis & John Emerick m in 1869, he having d Mar 1904. The chdn to their union were: Martha, w/o Earl H. Hammers, & Edwin E. Emrick, both Johnstown; George W. Emrick, Donegal, PA, & Stephen, who d in infancy. There also survive 10 gchdn & 2 gggchdn & 8 step-chdn, who are Samuel S. Emrich, deceased, Shanksville, PA; Rebecca Stoner, Fishertown, PA, Jacob E. Emrick, Alum Bank, PA; & John H. Emrick, Ryot, PA; Maggie Kalp, Davistown, PA; Jennie Miller & Hannah Wonder, both Johnstown. Sarah M. Blackburn, Ryot, PA, was also a step-dau. Mrs. Emrick was memb UBC for over 74 yrs. Funeral servs at home of her son, George W. Emrick. Bur Schellsburg Cem.

[NI182022] 1910 Census Miracode Index
Reese Diehl Age: 27 State: PA Color: W Dist: 0147 Br Pl: Visit: 0350 Co: Cambria Relation: Head of Household Other Residents:
Wife Elizabeth M 23
Dau Viola E NR

[NI182033] 1910 Census Miracode Index
William K Burtnett Age: 54 State: PA Color: W Dist: 0155 Br Pl: Visit: 0522 Co: Cambria Relation: Head of Household Other Residents:
Dau Alda 17
Son Earl 17

[NI182050] 1910 Census Miracode Index
Edward G Buchanan Age: 32 State: PA Color: W Dist: 8152 Br Pl: Visit: 0089 Co: Cambria, South Fork Relation: Head of Household Other Residents:
Wife Myrtle S 24
Son John K 04
Son Dale D 02

[NI182053] 1910 Census Miracode Index
Fred Meredith Age: 37 State: PA Color: W Dist: 0121 Br Pl: Visit: 0012 Co: Cambria, Johnstown Relation: Head of Household Other Residents:
Wife Laura B 47
Stepson Harry I Hite 27
Stepson Percy M 20
Stepson Wilbert M 16
Stepdau Lottie May 11
Stepdau Margaret 08
Stepson Leonard Hite 06
NR Mesilda Woy 43
NR Robert Kenneth NR MD

[NI182093] William Mangus, local plasterer, whose health had been impaired for some time, d this morn at Mem Hosp, aged 42 yrs. He was s/o Gabriel Mangus & Mrs. Rebecca Mangus-Grubb. The latter survives him, with a sis Mrs. Norman Ashley, 512 Horner St, & half-bro Elmer Grubb. The body turned over Undertaker Viering, who will convey it to Ashley home this eve, where servs will be conducted, probably on Sat by Rev. Dr. Samuel McWilliams, pastor of Franklin St MEC, bur Sandyvale Cem. The deceased's wife Mrs. Ella (Shirley) Mangus, d here 8 yrs ago & since then William Mangus had been making his home with Ashley family.
NOTE: 1920 Census for Cambria Co. lists WIlliam Gordon, George L. Myers (stepson, 30) Ida E. Parsons (stepdaughter, 21) & John D. Parson (gson 1 7/12) also at household. Ella evidently married to a MYERS.
William Gordon Mangus 1886
1910 Census Miracode Index
William W Manges Age: 25 State: PA Color: W Dist: 8154 Br Pl: Visit: 0252 Co: Cambria Relation: Head of Household Other Residents:
Wife Ella B 33
Sis Sueanne 20
Mother Rebecca J 53

[NI182094] Obit Johnstown Trib Jan 17 1921: MRS WILLIAM MANGUS. Mrs. Ella Mangus, aged 48 yrs, w/o William Gordon Mangus, 411 Horner St, 7th Ward, d Mem Hosp 7:50 am today. Her death due to complication of diseases. She was admitted to hosp on Dec 16. The deceased is survived by her husb. Funeral serv 2 pm Wed from late residence. Bur Sandyvale Cem. The body has been turned over to John Henderson Co to prepare for bur.

[NI182128] Johnstown Trib 8/19/1881 d Brushvalley Twp, Indiana Co on 18th, John Paul, aged abt 63 yrs.

[NI182134] Waco Trib-Herold 20 May 2002; Michael Ray (Bubba) Walker, Jr, 19, of China Spring passed away Sat 18 May 2002. Serv at 10 am Thu at Pecan Grove Funeral Home, 31 24 Robinson Dr. with Rev Stephen Daywitt & Rev Wendle Morgan officiating. Bur Crawford Cem. Family will recieve friends 6-8pm Wed at funeral home. Michael was b 1 Aug 1982 in Waco to Michael Ray Walker, Sr. & Donna Ferrell Copeland. He was grad of China Spring Hi & was avid hunter & fisherman. He was preceded in death by his best friend Jack Harper. He is survived by father, & stepmother Peggy Poltrock of China Spring; mother & stepfather Charles Copeland of Waco; sisters Jennifer & Dessirae Walker of Waco; 5 stepsisters, Shanna Walker, Tammy Copeland Lewallen, Danielle, Tiffany & Brittany Poltrock of China Spring; 2 stepbros Trey Copeland of Waco, & Travis McDaniel of China Spring; girlfriend Neeta (Nikki) Gilchrest of China Spring; Maternal gmother Angie Moore Reid & Husb Stanley of Brownwood; maternal grandfather Mack Ferrell & wife Donnetta of Valley Mills; Maternal ggmother Kathryne Whisenhunt of Lorena; paternal gmother Betty Walker of Bellmead; gparents Chuck & Shirley Copeland of Waco & special friend Philip Harper of LA.

[NI182152] Waco Trib-Harold 20 May 2002: Jack Jason Harper, 21, of Bruceville passed away Sat 18 May 2002. Serv on Wed, 22 May at Heritage Mem Funeral Chapel. Bur at Lorena Cem. Visitation 6-8pm Tue, 21 May at funeral home. Jack was b 12 Nov 1980 in Clifton. He was Bapt & former memb Bruceville-Eddy 4-H Club. He was avid deer hunter & fisherman. He was preceded in death by his gmother Delores Clark of Lorena. Survived by parents Kevin & Rita Harper of Bruceville; bro Kevin, Jr. of Bruceville; gparents Scott Clark of Lorena & Clyde * Clydean Harper of Bruceville; ggmother Bertha Harper of Robinson; fiancee Dessirae Walker of Robinson & unborn baby; aunt Cherie Kubala; uncle Mike Clark & cousin Scott Allen Kubala all of Lorena; as well as several other aunts & uncles.

[NI182166] Indiana Paper, 11/21/1928 JACOB I. PAUL. From a complication of diseases after a long illness, Jacob I. Paul, prominent resid Homer City, d at his home there Tue 4:45 pm. He was s/o Mr. & Mrs. John Paul, Brushvalley twp & was b Aug 3 1854. He spent many yrs in that locality & had been resid in Homer City for past 16 yrs. He was public-spirited citizen & had been honored with election to comm offices on several occasions. He was deeply religious man & had been memb Luth Ch since childhood. Mr. Paul leaves his widow Mrs. Mary B. Paul & these chdn: Dorsey F. Paul, Brownsville; Mrs. Ollie Wolf, Butler; Mrs. Harry Bane, Clairton; Mrs. Pettie Pittman, Clairton; John W. Paul, Penn Run; Mrs. Edith Cramer, Homer City; Ira Paul, Johnstown; Ralph Paul, Clairton & Mrs. Cora Dick, Dormont, Pittsburgh. He also leaves 19 gchdn & 2 sis' Mrs. Harriet Marks, Clairton & Miss Priscilla Paul, Clairton. Funeral serv in his late resid Thu 2:30 pm by Rev. Mr. Ritchie. Bur Greenwood Cem, Indiana.

[NI182170] Johnstown Trib-Demo 8/1/1960 Maj. Paul Visits Relatives. Here Maj. Ira S. Paul, USAF, has left Johnstown for CA where he is now stationed. He & his wife Adeline Speicher, & their 3 chdn were in Johnstown to visit Maj. Paul's mother & stepfather, Mr. & Mrs. Albert Foster, 632 Napoleon St. The Air Force officer had been stationed in France for last 2 yrs. The family's return to the Co was made via Italy, Austria & Germany.
Johnstown Trib-Demo 11/3/1965 Ira S. Paul Named Chief in Turkey. HOMER CITY. Ira S. Paul, s/o Mrs. Jessie Foster, Homer City & the late Ira Paul, has been named chief of management branch of US Civilian Personnel in Turkey. He visited his mother & stepfather in Homer City in Sep before leaving last mo for his new assignment with headquarters in Ankara, Turkey. The Homer City man's last assignment was with directorate of civilian personnel at Headquarters, USAF, at the Pentagon. He serv in supervisory employee relations specialist field. Mr. Paul had 2 previous overseas assignments, one at Wheelus, Libya, & the other in France. He serv in Air Force during WWII & saw action in China - Burma - India Theater with B-29s. He is 1933 grad of Johnstown HS & grad of Indiana State College. He took grad work at Univ of Pittsburgh & Univ of AZ. He was accompanied to Turkey by his wife, Adeline Speicher of Johnstown, & their 2 chdn, Eric & Dana. A 3rd son, Ira 3rd, remained in US where he is enrolled as student at Univ of MD.

[NI182172] 1910 Census Miracode Index
Samuel Kissinger Age: 58 State: PA Color: W Dist: 0010 Br Pl: Visit: 0174 Co: Berks Relation: Head of Household Other Residents:
Wife Amanda 56
Son Harry 18
Son Grover 17
Dau Carrie 15
Dau Maud 13
Dau Jennie 11
Dau Amanda 08

[NI182339] According to Evelyn D. Gibson's "Blackburn & Allied Descendants" : As a child, John Blackburn went with his parents to Westmoreland Co, by or before 1773 & was received at Westland Mtg on certificate of his parents. He was disowned by that meeting 8-11-1787, after he had m out of unity. In 1790, John & wife, Mary, were listed in Westmoreland Co census with 1 son under age 16. John initiated a petition 3-10-1794, to settle estate of his deceased father, Joseph Blackburn. When the estate could not be satisfactorily divided, John arranged to purchase the land & to pay the appraised value of 533 pounds & 4 shillings for the entire 350 acs & 51 perches in North Huntington Twp. Payment was to be made "in manner & portion as required by law to his mother (Deborah) & to the chdn of his father" in 1 yr, together with interest from the date of sale. The deed for purchase was signed 6-10-1794 by John Blackburn of North Huntington Twp, & by Thomas Blackburn of same place, as surety. A yr later, in 1795, John d intestate leaving his young widow, Mary, & 4 sm chdn. One account of John's death was that he was "accidentally killed in mistake for a deer" but no verification could be found. Letters of administration in the estate of John Blackburn, deceased, were granted to his widow Mary, & James McGrew. Because the estate still contained a portion belonging to Joseph Blackburn's heirs, the admins petitioned court on 12-15-1795 & received permission to sell 200 acs of estate to insure the support of minor chdn of John, dec'd. The widow, Mary d 1796 & letters of admin in her estate were granted 5-3-1796, to James McGrew. The following mo court appointed Simon McGrew & James McGrew as guardians of Joseph, Simon, Martha & Elizabeth, minor chdn of John Blackburn, deceased, "until they become 14 yrs of age." On 6-13-1796, Thomas Blackburn purchased 200 acs of his deceased bro's estate for 350 pounds. James McGrew withdrew from his guardianship 6-10-1800 & on 9-2-1801 Deborah Blackburn, mother of John, deceased, petitioned the court for another guardian to assist Simon McGrew in guardianship of her minor gchdn. The court appointed Elijah Newlin, N Huntington Twp as other guardian. By petition 6-21-1802, Joseph, s/o John Blackburn late of N Huntington Twp, then above 14 yrs of age, chose Simon McGrew as his guardian until 21 yrs of age. By similar petition Sep 1805, Simon, s/o John, chose Simon McGrew as his guardian until 21 yrs of age. By petition Dec 1809, Elizabeth d/o John, also chose Simon McGrew as her guardian until 21 yrs of age. The names of guardians together with names of chdn involved, suggests the likely probability that their mother was Mary McGrew, & that she was probably d/o Simon & Martha (McKnight) McGrew, & guardian chosen by all3 chdn was their gfather, Simon McGrew. Simon McGrew d 1812, & there was no mention of dau Mary, in his will, but Mary d 11 yrs before Simon McGrew wrote his will, & he would have been aware that her chdn had been provided for by her deceased husb's estate. Further evidence of McGrew relationship is evidenced in Orphans' Court records in 1832, naming James B. McGrew as guardian of 2 of chdn of Simon Blackburn (#184), after death of Simon's wife in 1831.

[NI182426] 1870 Census Somerset Twp, Somerset Co, PA 2 Jul Pg 15 Christian Streng
28 108 110 Connelly Edward 43 M W Physician 300 PA
Connelly Mary J. 32 F W Keeping house PA
Connelly Paul 11 M W PA
Connelly Sidney 9 F W PA
Connelly Hattie 6 F W PA

[NI182658] PA 1910 Census Miracode Index
Charles J Barron State: PA Enumeration District: 0155 Color: W Age: 42 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0090 Co.: Somerset Relation: Husband ImageNum: 00550675 Other Residents:
Wife Sarah 32, PA
Dau. Anna A 12, PA
Dau. Carrie M 07, PA

[NI182765] 1850 Census Napier Twp., Bedford Co., PA Aug 22 Thos Hughes
28 149 151 McGrew Finley 55 M Farmer 2,900 Pa
McGrew Margaret 50 F Pa
McGrew Elizabeth 22 F Pa
McGrew John 16 M Laborer Pa
McGrew Margaret A 14 F Pa

[NI182890] 1850 Census Somerset Twp., Somerset Co., PA 27 Oct J. J. Schell
6 415 426 Awman Peter 28 M Gatekeeper PA
Awman Elisabeth M. 29 F PA
Awman Sarah M. 8 F PA
Awman Araminda 4 F PA
Awman Catherine 2 F PA
1870 Census Somerset Twp, Somerset Co, PA 5 Jul Pg 19 Christian Streng
25 139 142 Auman Peter 49 M W Tool gate Keeper 200 200 PA
Auman Elizabeth 49 F W Keeping house PA
Auman Lucy 19 F W PA

[NI182898] 1850 Census Somerset Twp., Somerset Co., PA 10 Sep Jno. J. Schell
35 201 209 Menser Charles 18 M Saw Miller PA
Menser Harriet 18 F PA
Menser Elisabeth M. 1/12 F PA
1870 Census Somerset Twp, Somerset Co, PA 5 Jul Pg 20 Christian Streng
34 142 144 Mentzer Charles H. 35 M W Saw Miller 300 PA
Mentzer Harriet 25 F W Keeping house PA
Mentzer William 16 M W PA
Mentzer Amanda 18 F W PA
Mentzer Irvin 8 M W PA
Mentzer Sarah 6 F W PA
Mentzer Henry 4 M W PA
Mentzer Noah 2 M W PA
Mentzer Thornton 9/12 M W PA Aug

[NI182902] 1850 Census Somerset Twp., Somerset Co., PA 10 Sep Jno. J. Schell
14 204 213 Menser Jacob 50 M Laborer PA
Menser Margaret 59 F PA
1870 Census Somerset Twp, Somerset Co, PA 5 Jul Pg 20 Christian Streng
30 149 152 Mentzer Jacob 73 M W Carpenter PA
Mentzer Rosa 60 F W Keeping house PA

[NI182926] Worked as lumberman; went west as young man to work in forests of CO & OR. Not yet kwn if he & Nora Rhoads were m; the Kring Book seems to indicate they were not m. The Kring book lists him as wounded in action in WWII; WWI is more probable.

[NI182927] Raised by his paternal gparents, Catherine (Kring) & Jacob Rhoads, parents of Nora P. Rhoads, & carried the Roads name until his marriage.

[NI182931] 1850 Census Union Twp., Bedford Co., PA
208/209 Robert ALLISON, 45, Farmer, $600, Pa.
Sarah, 31, Pa., cannot read & write
David, 9
Catharn, 6
Margaret, 2

[NI182953] 18/18 John FICKES, 44, Farmer, $2000, Pa.
Rebecca, 37, Pa.
John, 17, school
Richard, 15, school
Danule, 14 [Daniel], school
William, 12, school
Rachel, 11
Harrison, 9, school
Amy, 6
Anne, 4
Sarah, 2
Thomas, 1

[NI182980] 1850 Census Union Twp., Bedford Co., PA Abm. B. Bunn
129/129 John BARKHIMER, 70, Farmer, $4900, Pa.
Catharine, 68, Pa.
Joseph, 47
Martin BOYER, 14, school

[NI182984] 1850 Census Union Twp., Bedford Co., PA Abm. B. Bunn
130/130 Amos BARKHIMER, 36, Farmer, Pa.
Elisabeth, 28, Pa.
Andrew J.*, 6
Matilda, 4
Aaron, 2
Ann Mary, 1/12

[NI182990] 1850 Census Napier Twp., Bedford Co., PA Aug 22 Thos Hughes
39 143 145 Hoover Philip Jr 31 M Farmer Pa
Hoover Sarah A 32 F Pa
Hoover Thomas 6 M Pa
Hoover Mary J 4 F Pa

[NI183138] 1870 Census Somerset Twp, Somerset Co, PA 8 Jul Pg 26 Christian Streng
33 175 179 Pritts Peter 35 M W Laborer 300 PA
Pritts Mary 34 F W Keeping house PA
Pritts Elmer 8 M W PA
Pritts Lizzie 6 F W PA
Pritts Ross 4 M W PA
Pritts Frank 2 M W PA
Pritts Susan 8/12 F W PA Sept.
Frank Ida 13 F W Domestic Servant PA

[NI183139] 1850 Census Somerset Twp., Somerset Co., PA 11 Sep John J. Schell
29 213 222 Pritts George, Sr. 64 M Farmer 1,000 PA
Pritts Catharine 62 F PA
Pritts Joseph 22 M Farmer PA
Pritts Magdalene 27 F PA
Pritts Peter 17 M Laborer PA
Coleman Franklin 10/12 M PA

[NI183142] 1850 Census Somerset Twp., Somerset Co., PA 11 Sep John J. Schell
25 212 221 Pritts George, Jr. 26 M Laborer PA
Pritts Caroline 24 F PA
Pritts Joseph 6/12 M PA
Leech Barbara 75 F PA

[NI183143] 1870 Census Somerset Twp, Somerset Co, PA 8 Jul Pg 22 Christian Streng
9 159 163 Pritts Joseph 41 M W Steward of Poorhouse 2,000 PA
Pritts Amanda 35 F W Matron of Poorhouse PA
Pritts Milton J. 12 M W PA
Pritts Sidney E. 8 M W PA
Pritts Irvin Grant 1 M W PA

[NI183432] Samuel was presumably named after his father's bro who moved to OH along with others of the family. His age is from the census of his father's household in 1850. He was named as beneficiary, & required to support his mother Mary, in his father's will, described above. Fred Ickes writes that Samuel Mock, executor named in Christian Mock's will, had m Ruthanna Wright & had d in 1857. He then quotes an unidentified Orphan's Court record: "Samuel Mock, s/o Christian Mock, left only chd Annie Mock, who had a dau Elva Louise Mock". ['Mock Family Historian', v. VI, no. 2, pg 19, Spring 1997]. He cites another unidentified court record to effect that Thomas Oldham was appointed guardian 28 May 1879 for Elva Louise Mock, minor chd of Annie Mock, deceased. Finally, he reports that Oldham was replaced as guardian 15 Sep 1879 by J.A. Mock, Clayton Co, IA, where Elva lived. I'm accepting that "Samuel Mock, s/o Christian" is this Samuel, since no other Christian has been identified in the area. However, Thomas Oldham was husb of Barbara, d/o Joseph Mock & gd/o Peter Mock, Jr, Bedford Co [Dittig, Hinton, Houck]. If records were correctly reported by Ickes, this is an indirect connection between our Peter Mock lineage & that of Peter Mock, Sr., Bedford Co, reported to have come to from MD.
A Samuel Mock m Hannah Stombach 13 Sep 1849, both Union Twp, by Rev. Ziegler. In 1850 a Samuel Mock, 23, & his wife Hannah, 21 were censused in Union Twp.

[NI183433]
The chdn of Christian & Mary Mock are now well documented in Mock Bible in possession of Dr. Harold David Mock, & brought to my attention by his sis Evelyn (Mock) Hirtle George. Printed in Nürnberg in 1765, the Bible inscriptions on 3 of the flyleaves include b-dates of 16 Mocks & of 3 Leppos [George & Swan, 1998; to be published]. One pg in Bible has following 6 inscriptions. The 3rd, 4th & 5th are in one hand, the other 3 were written by other individuals: BIBLE
In the year of our lord 1817 Margaret Mock was b the 1st Day of May
In the year of our lord 1819 Reuben Mock was b Feb 21st
February the 6th 1821 Priscilla Mock was b Mar 28th 1824
Manuel Mock was b Nov 19 1826
Magdalena Mock was b 1828
Samuel Mock was B 19 Sep
Margaret's b-date is independently available from our family records, which confirms that this is d/o Christian & Mary. Samuel, b 1828, is named as son in Christian's will signed 14 May 1855, & censused as 22 yrs of age in Christian's home in 1850. These kwn relationships make it quite certain that this pg consists of a listing of chdn of Christian Mock (1782-1855) of MD & Bedford Co,
However, the list is incomplete. The 1820 census for Christian listed a male b 1805-1810 who does not appear in Bible. If this was a son, no further trace of him has been found. Also, Christian's 1855 will mentioned a dau Matilda who at that time was m with chdn. Although Christian bequeathed his estate equally among all of his chdn, he mentioned by name only Matilda (whose portion he reserved for her chdn) & Samuel. Census records for the chdn of Christian Mock can be compared with the information above: 1820 CENSUS 1830 CENSUS
(missing) son 1804-1810
Matilda (missing) dtr 1810-1820 dtr 1815-1820
Margaret 1 May 1817 dtr 1810-1820 dtr 1815-1820
Reuben 21 Feb 1819 son 1810-1820 dtr 1815-1820
Priscilla 6 Feb 1821
Manuel 28 Mar 1824
Magdalena 19 Nov 1826 dtr 1825-1830
Samuel 19 Sep 1828 son 1825-1830
From this chart, it appears likely (although not certain) that the 1st son, as well as Priscilla & Manuel, d by 1830. The assumption that Matilda is 1st of 3 chdn b 1815-1820 is dictated by placement of Margaret & Reuben's b-dates within that period, so that 1815 seems the most likely estimate for Matilda's b-yr. This fits with the fact that in Christian's 1855 will, he referred to "all of those chdn" when mentioning Matilda's progeny. Her b 1815 would allow her to have had several chdn by 1855.


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