[NI089335] OSTRICH-Robert E., 56, 1152 Edson Ave., d. Jan 3 1982, Mem. Hosp. b. Jun 19 1925, Johnstown, s/o Michael J. & Mary (Jurko) Ostrich. Preceded in death by parents, bro., Francis; & sis., Rita Scheetz. Survive widow, Joanne R. Sigg, & chldn: Robert J., m. Christine Geiser; Mary Kay, w/o Raymond Litzinger; & Barbara, w/o Jeffrey Struba, all Johnstown, & Thomas, Rosemary & Peggy, all at home; 4 gchldn. bro. of Mrs. Theresa Roper, Mrs. Philamena Piskuric, Edward & Michael, all Johnstown, & William & Sylvester, both FL. Mem. of men's club, men's choir & Visitation BVM Catholic Ch.. Vet WW II. Retired employee of U.S. Steel. Friends received 7-9 pm Mon & 2-4 & 7-9 pm Tue, John Henderson Co. Funeral Home, where wake service will be held Tue eve. Mass of Christian Burial 10 am Wed, Visitation BVM Cath. Ch., Father Albert Bechtold. Bur., Grandview Cem.
[NI089336] OSTRICH-Michael J.,91, 925 Susquehanna St., d. Apr 30 1980, Mem. Hosp.. b. Jun 17 1888, Czechoslovakia. Preceded in death by parents, wife, Mary C. Jurko; son, Francis; & dau., Rita Mae Scheetz, also 2 infant chldn. Survive chldn; Marie Rotgers, Sylvester & William, all of Miami, FL; & Edward, m. Marjoriel Bonholtzer; Robert, m. Joanne Sigg; Theresa, w/o William Roper; Michael; & Philomena, w/o Frank Piskuric, all Johnstown; 24 gchldn 11 ggchldn. Also survive dau.-in-law, Clara (Lubuda) Ostrich, Olney, Md., & son-in-law, Robert Scheetz, Bushkill, Pa. Retired employee of U.S. Steel Corp. Mem. of 1st Catholic Slovak Union. Charter Mem. of St. Francis' & St. Clement's Catholic Ch.es. Friends received 2-4 & 7-9 pm Thur & Fri, Edward Moskal Funeral Home, Morrellville, where wake service will be held 7 pm Fri. Mass of Christian Burial 10 am Sat, St. Clement's Cath. Ch., Rev. Msgr. Joseph M. O'Toole. Bur. St. Francis' Cem.
PA 1910 Census Miracode Index
Charles Given State: PA Enumeration Dist.: 0132 Color: W Age: 27 B-Place: PA Visit: 0166 Co.: Cambria, Johnstown, Relation: Husb.Image #: 01520250 Other Resid.s:
Wife Jennie S 21, PA
Trib Feb 4 1941 CHARLES GIVEN, 57, GARWOOD ST, DEAD; SERVICES THU Charles W. GIVEN, d. yest. afternoon at home 438 Garwood S., where he resided with his sis., Mrs. Thomas HAMMOND. b. Johnstown Feb 11 1883, s/o Daniel M. & Annie (VICKROY) GIVEN. His mother d. here 2 yrs ago. Survive sis.s: Mrs. HAMMOND mentioned above; Mrs. Charles A. HEMING 141 Rodgers Ave., Walnut Grove & Mrs. Sarah May FAIR 316 Vine St. Funeral services conducted 2:30pm Thu, HAMMOND home, Rev. John D. Good, D.D., 1st U.B. Ch.. Interment in Grandview Cem. will be directed by the John Henderson Co.
Trib 30 Jan 1923: Patton - Frank Henry KINKEAD, age 57 yrs, well-known local newsdealer who conducted a stationery store near the local PA RR sta., d. 7 pm last eve. res. Magee Ave. death due to Crysipelas. survive Widow, the former Mary Jane Williams, & the following chldn: Rebecca, Ruth, Frances, & Frank, all at home; bro.s Fred M., Patton & Louis J., Ridgeway, 2 sis.s Mrs. John (Mary C.) CATHERWOOD, Patton, & Mrs. (Annie) Sanford BURKHART, Johnstown. Mem. of Barnesboro Lodge, Kinghts of Malta, Improved order of the Red Men, & the Fraternal Order of Eagles, Patton. Mr. Kinkead was an active member of the local Meth. Ep Ch. Funeral serv.s held Thu 2 pm, at the late residence, Rev. W. A. Graham, M. E. Ch. Bur. Fairview (Patton) Cem. The body has been prepared for burial by Undertaker J. E. Stevens, Carrolltown. Mr. Kinkead was the agent for the Trib at Patton & for many yrs also acted in the capicity of correspondent.
NOTE 1: Frank's widow was pregnant at the time of his death & several days later, 8 Feb, another son Louis was b.
NOTE 2: Frank's chldn m. thus:
Rebecca m. Rev. Maurice SMEAL
Ruth m. Wade VARNER
Frances m./Div. James ROACH
Frank m. "Trixie" BLAIR
Louis m. Ruth GLESMAN
[NI089342] Trib Aug 29 1921. Patton, Mrs. Rebecca KINKEAD, 76 yrs, w/o William H. KINKEAD, d. at her home here Sat. Death being due to a complication of dieseases. Mrs. KINKEAD was preceeded in death by hus. & 1 dau., Minnie d. as a child. survive children: Frank H., Lewis L., Fred M., Mrs. Sanford (Annie) BURKHART, & Mrs. John (Kit) CATHERWOOD. Short funeral services will be held at the house 8 pm this eve. Rev. L. D. Ott, local M. E. Ch. The body will be taken overland tomorrow where services will be conducted in the M. E. Ch. Bur. Phillipsburg, Cem.
[NI089343] Trib Demo, Mar 7 1942 REUBEN L. GRIFFITH, 91, native of Somerset Co. & res. Cambria Co. for the past 84 yrs, d. 2:30 pm yesterday afternoon at his home in Geistown. b. Somerset Co. Apr 22 1851, came to Cambria Co. with his parents as a boy of 7, walking most of the way from Somerset because there wasn't room for him in the family wagon. Upon arriving in Cambria Co., the family settled in the Oakland section, where MR. GRIFFITH resided until after his m., when he moved to his home in Geistown. 1 of the founders of the Oakland Meth. Ch. Well known throughout the local area, operated a farm & dairy for about 35 yrs, retiring from the dairy business 15 yrs ago. He witnessed both Johnstown floods & during the 1889 disaster provided shelter at his farm for a number of homeless victims. s/o ELI & ELIZABETH (REICHARD) GRIFFITH. wife, SOPHIE GLITSCH d. Mar 5 1914. Survive 6 chldn, 19 gchldn 11 ggchldn. children: LOVICE, w/o FLOYD A. ROSS, Geistown, who resided with MR. GRIFFITH; LAURA, w/o GEORGE GARRETSON, Johnstown; REGINA, w/o ALEX HOFECKER, 814 Fronheiser St.; MARY, w/o WILLIAM O. WEST, 1217 Scott Ave.; PHILLIP G. GRIFFITH, Baltimore, Md.; & RICHARD GRIFFITH, Upper Yoder Twp. 3 sons d. infancy. also leaves 2 bro., LOWMAN E. & WILLIAM GRIFFITH, both Oakland. Funeral services will be held at the home on Thu 2:30 pm Rev. George O. Lambert, Oakland Meth. Ch. Bur. Grandview Cem. under the direction of John Hemderson Co.
[NI089344] Trib Demo Jul 24 1947: GRIFFITH-LOWMAN Eli, 86, 1425 Bedford Pike; 12:20 pm Jul 23 1947, in his home. Retired farmer. b. Johnstown Aug 10 1860, s/o MR. & MRS. ELI GRIFFITH. wife, MARY KRING d. Jan 20 1935. Survive son---WALTER D., 1425 Bedford Pike, & 2 gchldn. Mem. of the Franklin St. Meth. Ch. Friends received H.M. Picking Sons Mortuary. Serv.s: 1:30 Sat, mortuary, Rev. Ernest Weals; bur. Grandview Cem.
[NI089345] Jacob SINGER, said to be 1 of the wealthiest farmers in Cambria Co., d.at his home on Singer Hill, Conemaugh Twp, abt 2 pm this afternoon, age 81 yrs, 9 mos, 22 dys. Mr. SINGER'S health began to fail 7 yrs ago, at which time his neice, Ms Bertha CARREL, Bedford St. went to his home to care for him. 3 yrs later Ms Blanche RESLEY, Beford St., a neice of Ms CARREL, went to assist her aunt. Mr. SINGER'S condition became critial 2 wks ago & since then Mrs. Emanuel BOYER, another neice has been with him. Mr. SINGER became unconscious a few dys ago & slept peacefully away. The cause of death was general debility. b. Mar 11 1826 on what is known as the Singer Farm. That property was formerly owned by Jacob GOOD. Jacob SINGER'S gfather, who settled in Conemaugh Twp in 1794, 4 yrs before Joseph Johns laid out the town of Johnstown. Jacob SINGER s/o David SINGER, who was b. York Co., 1790 & came to this Co. in 1805. David SINGER m. in this place Ms Mary GOOD, & some time later purchased his father-in-law's farm. David SINGER d. 1850 & wife 1858. 13 chldn were b. to Mr. & Mrs. David SINGER, the only surviving one Mrs. Sara CARREL, Bedford St. Jacob SINGER was never m. He had been a farmer all his life & is said to have been worth $100,000, in addition to his farm consisting of 188 acres of land all underlaid with coal. During the Civil War, Jacob SINGER was appointed enrolling officer for Conemaugh, Taylor, & Yoder Twp.s & held that office until Lee surrendered in 1865. In religion, the SINGER family were adherents of the German Bap. Breth. faith & in this faith Jacob SINGER was bap. some yrs ago. The funeral will probably take place on Sun or Mon. The remains will be laid to rest in the Singer Cem., where the remains of his parents & bro.s & sis.s who have preceeded him to the spirit world repose, except those of his bro. Aaron & sis., Mrs. Morgana BROWN, who are bur. Grand View Cem.
1870 Census Blacklick Twp., Cambria Co., PA Thomas Saris
7 63 63 Brallier Levi 26 M W Farmer 400 Penna
Susan 24 F W Keeping house Penna
McBride Ellen 65 F W No occupatio Penna
Wareham John 19 M W Farm laborer Penna
Good Levi 40 M W Farm laborer Penna
Obit Trib (abt Nov 1907) Lee Robert BRALLIER, retired businessman & 1 of the most highly respected citizens of Johnstown passed away at Brallier home, Strayer St., Dale Boro between 2-4 pm yesterday, age 63y 6m 19d. His health had been failing for some time but he was able to be abt until last Fri, when his condition suddenly changed for the worse. He had been unconscious a few dys before his death which was caused by a complication of diseases. b Bedford Co, May 1 1844, s/o Emannual & Mary LEIDY BRALLIER who move to Belsano, Cambria Co. many yrs ago & since passed away there. L. R. BRALLIER 1 of 12 chldn & is the last of that number to follow their parents to the grave. The deceased was a butcher, by trade, having been employed in that craft when he enlisted in Co. I, 206 Reg., PA Vol., to go to the front. The reg. was made up of co. from Indiana, Westmoreland, & Jefferson co., the Capt. of Co. I being Josiah B. FERGUSON. 1883 Mr. BRALLIER came to Johnstown & opened a meat market in Minersville, 14th Ward, where he remained in bus. until 1893 when he located in Dale Boro. Here he was engaged in bus. until Jul 16 a little over a mo. ago, when he sold his trade to James RHOADES. In politics Mr. BRALLIER was a Rep. & in rel. a mem. of the German Bap. Breth. Ch. He had been a mem. of the Dale School Board for the past few yrs & was a Deacon in the Walnut Grove German Bap. Breth. Ch. for a long time. Oct 16 1867 Mr. BRALLIER & Ms Susan WAREHAM, the latter a native of Dixon Ill., united in m. at Tyrone. No chldn b. to them. Besides wife, survived neices & nephews living in this vicinity: Webster BRALLIER, Vinco; Dr. S.A.E. & Samuel BRALLIER & Mrs. William E. REFFNER, Conemaugh; Mrs. J. B. NOFFSINGER & Mrs. Ellen ROBERTS Walnut Grove, & Mrs. William C. REAM Oak St., this city. funeral tomorrow afternoon from the German Bap. Breth. Ch. of Walnut Grove where services are to be conducted by Rev. William HOWE, beginning 2 pm. Bur. Headricks Cem. above Conemaugh. It is the wish of the relatives of the deceased that flowers be omitted.
[NI089353] Johnstown Trib-Dem Dec 26 1952: REPLOGLE, Mrs. Ella, 78, 914 Von Lunen Rd, d evening of Dec 25 1952, at home; b Somerset Co May 13 1873, d/o Frederick & Mary (ROSE) SLAGLE. Preceded by husb John H. Survived by these chdn: Harry, Geistown; Arthur, Oakland; Mrs. Harold SMALL, Glen Olden; Mrs. Thomas SWATMAN, 916 Von Lunen Rd; George & Elmer, at home; bro Harry SLAGLE, Wilmington, DE; 12 gchdn. Was memb Christian & Missionary Alliance Ch. Friends received after 7 pm Fri Geisel Funeral Home, servs 2 pm Mon by Rev. Charles PENNINGTON & Rev. M.C. CLEMENCE. Bur Richland Cem
PA 1910 Census Miracode Index
John H Replogle Age: 46 State: PA Color: W Dist: 0126 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0470 Co: Cambria, Johnstown Relation: Head Other Resids:
Wife Ella 36, PA
Son William E 19, PA
Son Harry 16, PA
Son Arthur 13, PA
Son George 10, PA
Daug Mary 07, PA
Son Elmer 03, PA
Daug Esther 02, PA
[NI089357] killed in a trolley wreck at Echo in Aug 1916, while en route to Woodland Park, near Ebensburg, to attend a family reunion.
PA 1910 Census Miracode Index
George W Good State: PA Enumeration Dist.: 0128 Color: W Age: 56 B-Place: PA Visit: 0278 Co.: Cambria, Johnstown, Relation: Husb.Image #: 01550508 Other Resid.s:
Wife Rachael A 52, PA
Son George N 22, PA
Killed in a trolley wreck at Echo in Aug 1916, while en route to Woodland Park, near Ebensburg, to attend a family reunion.
[NI089364] Frank GOOD met his half bro. George Washington GOOD in summer of 1916, 3 wks before George & his wife Rachel Reighard GOOD were killed in a tragic trolley accident in the Johnstown area, in which many people died.
[NI089366] Unkwn Paper 1970 CHASE - Mrs. Nora M., 63, 606 Somerset St., d. Jul 4 1970 Mem. Hosp. b. Nov 25 1906 Johnstown, d/o Richard & Harriett (PENROD) RETALLACK. Preceded in death by parents; hus., Frank E. CHASE, Sr.; 2 dau.s. Survived by chldn: Dora, w/o Mike SISKA, 611 Woodvale Ave; Esther, w/o August MASER, 219 Haynes St.; Ruth, w/o Robert KILLINGER, Horner St.; Mary, w/o Paul TENASHENKA, Monessen, PA; Judy, w/o Paul FROLLO, Glenn St; Nancy, w/o William CLOSE, Robb Ave; William, Bradford St; Frank E. Jr., 401 Diamond St.; Pat, at home; 17 gchldn 2 ggchldn. Sis. of Mrs. John THOMAS, 721 Oak St.; Mrs. Mary COLLEGE, 650 Coleman Ave.; Harry, Bell Alley; & Richard, Johnstown. Former employ of Edensburg State School. Mem. of Salvation Army & Senior Citizens Club, Johnstown. Friends received 2-4 & 7-9 pm Mon, Picking-Treece-Bennett Mortuary, Sonerset St. where serv. 1 pm Tue, Maj. Charles Sinclair officiating, Bur. Richland Cem.
[NI089367] Trib Aug 13 1913 Well-Kwn Native, Jackson Twp Passes Away Cornelius Hunt, vet of the Civil War, d. gen. debility at his home 2nd St., Conemaugh early hour this morn. s/o Timothy & Margaret Hunt b. Jackson Twp, 70 in May. m. twice, 1st Lucy Singer, sis. of Ex-Register & Recorder James M. Singer, & 2nd Sadie Funk. Both wives have been d. some yrs. Cornelius Hunt made his home in Jackson Twp until abt 24 yrs ago when he located, Conemaugh. survived by 2 sons & 4 dau., all b. 1st wife, & gchldn. sons & dau., Charles, Conemaugh; A. Otis, Greensburg; Mrs. Mary Wissinger, Jackson, Twp; Mrs. Anna Raleigh, Wellsville, OH; Mrs. Jennie Sponner, Scottdale, & Mrs. Edith Horner, this city. Timothy Hunt, who for many yrs was engaged in the blacksmith business in Roxbury, cousin of the deceased. Cornelius Hunt serv. as a Corp. in Co. C, 19th U.S. Infantry, Civil War. enlisted 1861, & discharged 1864. He took part in a number of important engagements. During the past 30 yrs he was mem. of the Progressive Breth. Ch., Conemaugh, & his pastor, Rev. I.O. Hubbard, conduct funeral servic. Wesley Chapel, East Taylor Twp 2 pm Fri. The body will leave, Conemaugh 1 pm.
[NI089368] TRIB Tue eve Oct 4 1910 Mrs. Catherine Findley, 80 d. 2 this morning at the home of her son-in-law, Elmer Keifer, Middle Taylor Twp, after an illness abt 5 mos. Her death was due to paralysis, caused by ailments incident to old age. stricken the 1st time abt 4 yrs ago; 3rd time in Jun, this yr, & twice last mo. had been in critical condition since Sep 23. 2 of her sons, Joseph D. Findley, Glenford O. & William Stutzman, Defiance O. were summoned Sun. b. Taylor Twp Mar 9 1830, d/o Jacob & Elizabeth Benshoff Knable. 1 of 6 chldn, 3 boys & 3 girls, & the last of the number to pass away. Her father d. abt 1860 & her mother 10 yrs later. bro.s were John, George & Jacob Knable & sis.s Mrs. Susan Strayer & Mrs. Barbara Stutzman. She twice m., 1st hus. Jacob Stutzman. had 7 sons; 6 living, Aaron, Middle Taylor Twp; Jacob, Rosedale, Eli, Middle Taylor Twp, William, Defiance, O, Ephraim, Middle Taylor Twp, & Hiram, 226 Lincoln St., Johnstown. John d. abt 2 yrs old. 3 yrs after the death of Jacob Stutzman his widow m. Abel Findley. to this union b. 4 chldn. 3 - Joseph D., Glenford O., Susan, w/o James Hunt, Upper Yoder Twp, & Catherine, w/o Elmer Keifer, Middle Taylor Twp - are living. The 4th, Samuel Findley, d. age of 19. Abel Findley d. 24 yrs ago. Besides chldn She is survived by 28 gchldn 27 ggchldn 7 stepchldn. funeral Thu afternoon from the meeting house on Pleasant Hill where serv.s by Rev. Mr. Stuckman; Elder Stephen Hildebrand; & Elder C. A. McDowell. She was lifelong mem. of Breth. Ch. with which all her chldn were also identified. Mrs. Findley's Funeral Tomorrow Mrs Catherine Findley, whose death at an early hr yest. at the home of her dau., Mrs. Elmer Keifer, Rosedale, mentioned yest.'s Demo, b. old Taylor Twp many yrs before its division, Mar 9 1830. d/o Jacob & Elizabeth Benshoff Knable & last of 6 chldn. Mrs. Findley twice m., 1st hus. Jacob Stutzman, had 7 chldn, 6 surviving being Aaron, Jacob, Eli, William, Ephraim & Hiram Stutzman. 3 yrs after the death of 1st hus. m. 2nd Abel Findley, chldn being Joseph D. Findley, Mrs. James Hunt & Mrs. Elmer Keifer. also survived by 23 gchldn & 27 ggchldn. funeral Pleasant Hill Ch. of the Breth. tomorrow afternoon serv.s by Rev. Mr. Stuckman, Elder Stephen Hildebrand & Elder C. A. McDowell, bur. Pleasant Hill cem. a mem. of the Brethren Ch. since girlhood & although in recent yrs unable to attend the serv.s, had contributed liberally to the support of the Pleasant Hill congregation. Friends are requested to omit flowers, being in accordance with 1 of the last wishes expressed by the deceased lady. Weekly Demo Oct 7 1910 Mrs. Catherine Knabel Findley b. old Taylor Twp Mar 9 1830, & d. Tue morn Oct 4 1910, 80 yrs, 6 mos, 25 days.the youngest d/o Jacob & Elizabeth Benshoff Knabel, the family consisting of 6 chldn - 3 boys & 3 girls - & the last of that number to pass away. Her father d. in 1860 & her mother 24 yrs later. bro.s - John, George & Jacob Knabel - & sis.s - Mrs Susan Strayer & Mrs Barbara Stutzman - also have passed away. twice m., 1st hus. Jacob Stutzman, 7 sons, 6 living. 3 yrs after Jacob Stutzman d. she m. Abel Findley. 4 chldn, 3 living. Abel Findley d. 24 yrs ago. chldn is survived by 21 gchldn, 27 ggchldn 7 stepchldn. The deceased was a life long mem. of the Breth. Ch., Rosedale. Funeral serv.s Thu, Pleasant Hill Ch. of the Breth. by Revs. H. F. Stuckman & Stephen Hildebrand & Elder McDowell. A large congregation of friends & relatives gathered to pay their respects to the family.
[NI089370] Mrs. Mary Amanda Hite McCullough, w/o D.G.McCullough, d. pnemonia at her home, 14th Ave, Altoona, Mon night, following an illness of 5 dys. Funeral serv. 2 pm tomorrow at McCullough res. by Rev. Dr Edgar R. Heckman, of 1st M.E. Ch., Altoona. Bur. Fairview Cem. A number of Johnstowners will attend the serv., among them Mrs. Frank Carter, Westmont; Mrs. Cloyd Roudabush, 4th Ward; & Elwood Hite, the South Side. b. Sep 24 1847 Upper Yoder Twp, on what is now part of Westmont Boro. d/o Jeremiah & Sara Ann Border Hite. Her father was a pioneer saddler of this place, fell from a cherry tree on the Hite farm 1858 & d. internal injuries 14 dys later. His wife d/o Mr. & Mrs. Thomas Border, Bedford Co. Mrs. Hite's d. Kernville 1876. Following the death of Jeremiah Hite the farm was sold to Charles B. Ellis & George McLatin, who disposed of it to Peter Mulvihill. It was from the latter the Cambria Iron Company purchased it soon after the Johnstown Flood 1889. On her 21st bday fall 1868 Miss Hite & David G. McCullough were m. Hite homestead, then on the site of the Johnstown Savings Bank on Main St. by Rev. Aaron H. Thomas, of Franklin-st. M.E. Ch. David McCullough serv. 54th Reg., P.V.I. & was engaged in the grocery business from close of the war until 1872, when he located in Altoona. Mr. McCullough survives wife with chldn: Frank M & David G. jr, Altoona; John E., Chicago; Charles H. & Herman, Pittsburg & Miss Lillian Hite at home. 11 gchldn, & 3 bro.s John L. Hite, 8th Ward; Elwood Hite, South Side & Jeremiah Charles Hite, Ellsworth, KS. Mrs. Ella Jane Hite Griffith, sis. of deceased d. here Jul 1889. Mrs. Griffiths' hus., William Griffith serv. Civil War.
[NI089371] Gloucester Co. Times (NJ) Feb 7 1999 Thelma M. Callaghan, 80, Westville, NJ d. at home Sat Feb 6 1999. b. Johnstown, PA she lived Westville 58 yrs. a homemaker. mem. St. Anne's Roman Cath. Ch., Westville. mem. of Ch.'s Altar & Rosary Soc. & helped with bingo at Ch. also helped in St. Anne's School & Ch. rectory. previously worked at Pius X Retreat House in Blackwood, as waitress & housekeeping. Surviving are 2 sons, Jack, Westville & Dick, Mount Laurel; 2 dau. Joan Haney & Patti A. Callagahan, both Westville; bro. Earl Roddy, Murieta, CA; sis. Phyllis Jean Hoover, Deptford; 13 gchldn 10 ggchldn 1 gggson. Mass of Christian Bur. 11:00am Tue St. Anne's Roman Cath. Ch., Rt. 130 & Highland Ave, Westville, friends 10-11am Bur. New St. Mary's Cem., Bellmawr. Contributions may be made to the St. Anne's Mem. Fund, Route 130, Westville, NJ 08093. Arrangements are by the Ellis-Stiefel Funeral Home, Westville.
[NI089372] Trib-Demo Oct.1962 HOFECKER, Myron Lester, 66, South Fork, D.O.A. 10:00a.m Oct 16 1962 Windber hosp. b. Jul 22 1896, Johnstown, s/o Henry & Elsie (RODDY) HOFECKER. Survived by widow, Eva SHRIFT, bro.s & sis.s: Cora, w/o Chalmer GARDNER, Linden Ave.; Twila, w/o Lloyd WRIGHT, State St.; Lloyd, Homer City; Roy, Menoher Hgts, Johnstown; Glenn, Johnstown, & Wilbur, Johnstown. Preceeded in death by parents & 2 bro.s, Owen & Merle. Friends received at Charles O. Dimond Funeral Home, South Fork after 6:30pm Wed.. Serv. will be conducted there at 2 pm Fri, Rev. W. Clemens Rosenberger
[NI089373] Trib-Demo; Jun 1958 HOFECKER, Henry, 90, Johnstown, Upper Yoder Twp, d. 4:55 am Jun 27 1958 at home. b. Apr 1 1868, Somerset Co. s/o John C. & Eva (ANSTEAD) HOFECKER. Preceeded in death by wife, Elsie RODDY, Feb 19 1950. Farmer. Survived by chldn: Mrs Cora GARDNER, 732 Linden Ave; Lloyd, Homer City; Myron, South Fork; Roy, Menoher Hgts; Glenn, Johnstown; Wilbur, Menoher Hgts; Mrs Twila WRIGHT, Johnstown; 15 gchldn; 25 ggchldn.Was charter mem. Westmont Ch. of the Breth. Family will receive friends after 2 pm Sat H.M. Picking Sons Mortuary. Serv. will be held 2 pm. Mon. Westmont Ch. of the Breth., Rev. Earl C. Kaylor, Jr. Bur. Grandview Cem.
[NI089377] Dec. 1969 Trib-Demo; HOFECKER, Mrs. Irene Margaret (WESS), 68, Menoher Hgts, Johnstown, d. Dec 17 1969 Mercy hosp. b. Jul 8 1901, New Germany, d/o George & Cathern (BIMLE) WESS. Preceeded in death by 2 sis.s, Mrs Martha SCHRIFT & Mrs. Mary ROSE. Survived by hus., Wilbur J.; son Jay, Apalachin, NY & 3 gchldn. sis. of A.J. WESS; Eleanor, w/o Raymond KIRBY; Joseph C. & Simon, Portage, & Arthur, Claysburg. Friends received 7-9 pm Thu. & 2-4 & 7-9 pm Fri. Stephen J. Conway Funeral Home. Sung Mass of Requiem 10 am Sat. Our Mother of Sorrows Cath. Ch. Bur. St. Mary's Cem., New Germany. Legion of Mary will recite Rosary at 8 pm Fri. at funeral home.
[NI089379] May 1959; Trib-Demo HOFECKER, Mrs. Mary V., 57, Johnstown, Menoher Hgts, d. 12:20 am 8 Mar 1959, Mem. Hosp. b. 3 Oct 1901, Johnstown d/o Wm & Mary K. (White) Garner. Survived by hus. Roy & Chldn; Donald, Homer City; Mary Katherine HUNT, 931 Albright Ave.; 4 gchldn. Sis. of Mrs. Ella MARDIS, State College; Mrs Ada THOMAS; Mrs. Frank OYLER, Von Lunen Rd.; Ms Margaret GARNER; Chalmer GARNER, 732 Linden Ave.; & Robert Garner. Friends rec. 2-4 pm & 7-9 pm Mon. & Tue. H.M. Picking Sons Mortuary. Serv. 2 pm Wed. Bur. Grandview Cem.
[NI089390] Died before father
1850 Census Bedford Twp., Bedford Co., PA Aug 8 Thos Hughes
16 69 73 Miller William 44 M Shoemaker Pa
Miller Mary 39 F Pa
Miller Mary J. 15 F Pa
Miller Elizabeth 10 F Pa
Miller Ann M. 8 F Pa
Miller Sarah E. 7 F Pa
Miller James 4 M Pa
Miller John A. 2 M Pa
Miller A. S. 7/12 M Pa
[NI089434] D in childhood
PA 1910 Census Miracode Index
John L Hite State: PA Enumeration Dist.: 0128 Color: W Age: 63 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0270 Co.: Cambria, Johnstown Relation: Husb. ImageNum: 01900092 Other Residents:
Wife Annie E 56, PA
Son Lukeus M 18, PA
Son Walter E 16, PA
Son Guy W 13, PA
Son Dow L 13, PA
PA 1910 Census Miracode Index
Thomas E Hite State: PA Enumeration Dist.: 0124 Color: W Age: 56 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0244 Co.: Cambria, Johnstown Relation: Husb. ImageNum: 01900304 Other Residents:
dau. Blanche 26, PA
Son Webster 23, PA
[NI089445] starved in a Southern prison during the Civil War & d at a Hosp. in Annapolis., MD
1850 Federal Census Jenner Twp., Somerset Co., PA Enumerated 23 Oct 1850 by John J Schell
37 179 187 Penrod Isaac 39 M W Stone Cutter PA
38 179 187 Penrod Susan 30 F W PA
39 179 187 Penrod Lavenia 11 F W PA
40 179 187 Penrod Rosan 9 F W PA
41 179 187 Penrod Samuel 7 M W PA
42 179 187 Penrod Gillian 5 M W PA
1 179 187 Penrod Jeremiah 3 M W PA Handwritten page # 189.
2 179 187 Penrod Belinda 4/12 F W PA
1860 Census Richland Twp., Cambria Co., PA by HA McPike, Aug 9, 1860
404 20 2637 2671 Penrod Isaac 42 M stone mason 50 PA
404 21 2637 2671 Penrod Susan 36 F PA
404 22 2637 2671 Penrod Jeremiah 12 M
404 23 2637 2671 Penrod Angeline 8 F PA
404 24 2637 2671 Penrod Mary E. 5 F PA
404 25 2637 2671 Penrod Martha 3 F PA
1910 PA miracode index
Alvin O Hunt Age: 34 State: PA Color: W Dist: 0199 B Pl: PA Visit: 0138 Co: Westmoreland Relation: Head of Household
Wife Lettitia 35 PA
Dau Sarah J 06 PA
Dau Miriam L 05 PA
1850 Federal Census Conemaugh Twp., Cambria Co., PA Enumerated 30 Oct by Henry Cook
31 378 421 Knable Jacob 27 M Farmer 2,000 Pa
32 378 421 Knable Hanah 22 F Pa
33 378 421 Knable Peter 2 M Pa
1910 PA Census Miracode Index
Elmer Keifer State: PA Enumeration District: 0144 Color: W Age: 38 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0015 Co.: Cambria Relation: Husband ImageNum: 02310286 Other Residents:
Wife Catharine 39, PA
Mother-in-law Catharine Findley 80, PA
PA 1910 Census Miracode Index
John L Wissinger Age: 34 State: PA Color: W Enumeration District: 8110 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0230 Co.: Cambria, East Conemaugh Relation: Head of Household Other Residents:
Wife Ida M 34, PA
Son Samuel E 13, PA
Son Charles G 12, PA
Son John C 09, PA
John T Catherwood State: PA Enumeration District: 0104 Color: W Age: 44 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0154 County: ?? Relation: Husband ImageNum: 00710235 Other Residents:
Wife Catharine 35, PA
Son Phule 11, PA
Son Chales 06, PA
Son Richard 02, PA
PA 1910 Census Miracode Index
George W Garretson State: PA Enumeration Dist.: 9154 Color: W Age: 34 B-Place: PA Visit: 0058 Co.: Cambria, Relation: Husb.Image #: 01710375 Other Resid.s:
Wife Laura L 28, PA
NR James Griffith Martin 08, PA
Dau. Annabell W Garretson 03, PA
Johnstown Trib or Demo HEMING, Charles A., 82, 141 Rodgers Ave., d 11:20 pm Jun 4 1961, at home. b Jul 22 1878, Bedford Co., s/o Richard & Sophia (PRICE) HEMING. Survived by widow, Ashfield GIVEN, & cldn: Richard E., 428 Terry St.; Percy F., at home; & Mrs. Anna C. ADAMS, 1868 Frankstown Rd.; also 8 gcldn, 7 ggcldn & bro., James A., Bedford. Memb. St. John Gaulbert's Co-Cathedral. Friends received after 4 pm Tue, John Henderson Funeral Home, 215 Central Ave.. Requiem mass 9 am Thu, St. John's Ch., Rev. Father Edward B. Daly. Bur., St. John's Cem.
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Charley A Heming State: PA Enumeration Dist.: 0003 Color: W Age: 32 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0004 Co.: Bedford Relation: Husb. ImageNum: 02050364 Other Residents:
Wife Ashfield 30, PA
Son Richard E 07, PA
Son Percy F 03, PA
Son Leroy T NR, PA
Aunt Julian Miller 74, PA
[NI089539] Johnstown Trib-Demo Mar 1964. HEMING, Richard E., 61 428 Terry St, d 9 pm Mar 1 1964, Mem'l Hosp.; b Dec 28 1902, Johnstown, s/o Charles A. & Ashfield (GIVEN) HEMING. Preceeded in death by parents & bro Leo. Survived by widow, Amelia (LENTZ) ROBERTS, & these chldn: Richard C., Reading; Bernard L., U.S. Army; Edward G., 519 Oakland Ave, & Raymond E., Odenton, MD; 22 gchldn, 1 ggchld & these step-chldn: Ralph H. ROBERTS, Solomon Homes; Mrs. Frank LOBASH, 1009 Von Lunen Rd, & Mrs. Francis GREEN, Oakhurst Homes. Bro of Percy HEMING & Mrs. Anna ADAMS, both of 141 Rodgers Ave. Memb Zion Luth Ch. Pensioner of Johnstown Plant, Bethlehem Steel Co. Friends received John Henderson Funeral Home, 215 Central Ave, serv 3:30 pm Wed, Rev. Andrew Rehbogen. Bur Forest Lawn Cem..
[NI089540] Heming , Percy F. 60 , 141 Rodgers Ave. d 10:15 pm Mar 6 1967 b Oct 4, 1906 Johnstown , s/o Charles A. & Ashfield ( Given ) Heming . Preceded by parents & bro.s Richard E. & Leo L . Survived by sis. Mrs Anna Adams , 141 Rodgers Ave. Former employee U.S. Steel Corp. Freinds received 2 - 4 & 7 - 9 pm Wed, John Henderson Funeral Home , 215 Central Ave. , where service will be 2 pm Thu, Rev. Wayne H. Beam . Bur. Richland Cem .
[NI089541] Heming - Leo Leroy, 41, of 14 Rodgers St. d 6:30am Dec 17 1949, Memorial Hosp. b Dec 3 1908 Bedford Co., s/o Charles A. & Ashfield ( Given ) Heming. Survived by parents & bro,s & sis,: Richard E. , 428 Terry St.; Percy F., 141 Rodgers Ave. , & Mrs Anna Catherine Adams, Johnstown R.D. 2 . Vetern WW II , saw service in the Pafic with U.S. Army Air Force . Memb. 1st E.U.B. Ch.. Friends received after noon Sun at the late residence , where services will be 2 pm Tue, Rev. John D. Good . Bur. Richland Cem . John Henderson Co.
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Samuel Given State: PA Enumeration Dist.: 0139 Color: W Age: 55 B-Place: PA Visit: 0066 Co.: Cambria, Johnstown, Relation: Husb.Image #: 01520389 Other Resid.s:
Wife Carrie 48, PA
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Harry S Given State: PA Enumeration Dist.: 0118 Color: W Age: 31 B-Place: PA Visit: 0225 Co.: Cambria, Johnstown, Relation: Husb.Image #: 01520292 Other Resid.s:
Wife Agnes B 32, Maryland
Son Harry S, Jr 02, PA
Mother Catherine 75, PA
[NI089608] MS RUTH VARNER, ELTON, TAKEN BY DEATH Special to the Trib Elton, May 6 1914- Ms Ruth VARNER, d/o Grant & Sallie (ORR) VARNER of this place d. 6 pm last eve. at age 20 yrs, from spinal meninigitis. Arrangements were being made to remove her to a Philadelphia hosp. for treatment. Besides her parents the young lady is survived by bro.s & sis.s: Roy, James, Edward, Harold, Merle, Mary & Elnora (Eleanor) at home. Funeral serv.s Elton Breth. Ch. 10 am Sat., in charge of .......remainder of article in missing bur. Mt. Hope Cem. (Rages Corner - near South Fork)
1850 Federal Census Conemaugh Twp., Cambria Co., PA Enumerated 25 Oct by Henry Cook
5 331 370 St.Clair James 44 M Farmer 2,000 Pa
6 331 370 St.Clair Thankful 41 F Pa
7 331 370 St.Clair Sabrina 19 F Pa
8 331 370 St.Clair Rebecca 18 F Pa
9 331 370 St. Clair Stewart D. 14 M Pa
10 331 370 St. Clair Michael H. 8 M Pa
11 331 370 St. Clair Washington G. 8/12 M Pa
[NI089706] Charles L. Creager stated that Julia set the fire that burned down the farmhouse in 1931. She had lived there with her son Russell L. & his wife Evelyn A. The house was rebuilt using siding from an old (1800) schoolhouse. Julia could "do anything she tried". She was well known locally as a midwife. She was the head of the Fire Co. Auxilliary, frequently cooked all of the food for church suppers completely by herself, was skilled at needlework & wallpapering. She was very talented & energetic. Julia was medium height, slightly heavy & had a bulgy hernia. She often dyed her hair, which occasionally turned purple. According to Julia, Bess Wallis Warfield (Simpson), b. & raised in Blue Ridge Summit, PA, was her 2nd cousin. Bess' uncle had an uncle who owned a RR in VA. Julia stated that she had lived in Johnstown, PA on the lake at the time of the Johnstown Flood. She claimed that she had come from a rich family, who had been in the steel business. A letter dated Jul 16 1931, referring to the estate of Salvina (Sylvania?) J. Warfel, & mentioning a Mrs. George Patterson (one of Julia's sisters?) The letter mentioned the Central Trust & Savings Co. The letterhead was from Irvin H. Campbell, 401 Market St., Phila., PA. It mentioned his predecessor, Mr Hanhauser
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Herbert Rich Age: 25 State: PA Color: W Enumeration District: 0158 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0086 County: Cambria Relation: Head of Household Other Residents:
Wife Elise 19, PA
Daily Demo, Johnstown, PA; Feb 7 1933 Herbert RICH, 552 Harlan ave, 48, janitor of Ferndale grade school, d yesterday morn Mercy hosp where he had been a medical patient since Sat morn. He was s/o George and Elizabeth (JONES) Rich & bro of Mrs. Anna Tantlinger, Ferndale; Mrs. Eva Morrisey, Pittsburg; & Mrs. Ella Wilson, Cleveland. His parents passed away in 1917 in Ferndale borough, his father in the spring & his mother in the fall. Herbert Rich & Ms Alice HORNER, d/o Stewart Horner, South Fork m there in 1908 by Rev. Titus Lowe, who was then pastor of South Fork Meth Episc ch. Both Mrs. & Mrs. Rich have been membs of the International Bible Students association for some yrs.
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James M Bagley State: PA Enumeration District: 0141 Color: W Age: 45 Birth Place: Pennsylvania Visit: 0310 County: Cambria, Johnstown Relation: Husband ImageNum: 00190751 Other Residents:
Wife Eunice H 42, Pennsylvania
Son Robert A 15, Pennsylvania
Daughter Sarah E 12, Pennsylvania
Daughter Willa E 10, Pennsylvania
Son Steward J 05, Pennsylvania
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Joseph Mangus Age: 55 State: PA Color: W Enumeration District: 0134 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0286 County: Cambria Relation: Head of Household Other Residents:
Wife Susan 67, PA
Daughter Minnie 35, PA
Niece Mary E Sieley 21, PA
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James Mangus Age: 39 State: PA Color: W Dist: 0140 Br Pl: Visit: 0159
Co: Cambria Relation: Head of Household
Wife Mary 34
Dau Marion 09
Dau Ruth 06
1850 Federal Census Richland Twp., Cambria Co., PA 9 Nov by Henry Cook
9 115 121 BOMGARTNER Daniel 39 M Farmer 3,365 PA
10 115 121 BOMGARTNER Barbara 39 F PA
11 115 121 BOMGARTNER Sarah 15 F PA
12 115 121 BOMGARTNER Elizabeth 13 F
13 115 121 BOMGARTNER Lovinia 8 F PA
14 115 121 BOMGARTNER Leah 6 F PA
15 115 121 BOMGARTNER Susanah 4 F PA
16 115 121 BOMGARTNER John 2 M PA
[NI089790] Trib Feb 17 1922 Mrs. Maria (Callihan) Cable, d/o Amelia A. (Wolford) Callihan, d. this morn her home, 379 Ebensburg Rd, age 75 yrs. She is survived by her hus. John Cable, & these Mrs. Ernest Zilch, 1029 Franklin St.; Charles Cable; Latrobe; Ebenezer Cable, Dorothy Ave.; Oakhurst; & Albert Cable, 382 Ebensburg Rd; 24 gchldn, ggchldn, 4 bro.s, Ebenezer Callihan, Ash St.; William Callihan, Walnut Grove; George Callihan, Hochstein St.; & John Callihan, Good St.; 2 sis. Mrs. M. A. Steel, Pittsburg; & Mrs.Walter Good, 16 Good St., this city.
[NI089791] Trib-Demo Mar 3 1930 Shirley May HILDEBRAND, d/o Webster & Isabella (LEES) Hildebrand; d. 3 am this morn. at parenal home 622 Linden Ave., Moxham, aged 1 yr. Funeral serv.s will be at 2 pm Wed. by Rev. Dr. C. W. Wiley, pastor Pk Ave.U.B. Ch., bur. Sandyvale Cem.
[NI089792] Tribune or Democrat Feb 23, 1931 Joseph K. HILDEBRAND, 2-mo.s old son of Webster & Isabelle (LEES) Hildebrand, 338 Russell ave., Moxham d. 3:15 pm yest. Mem. Hosp., where he was admitted Feb 16. The funeral took place this afternoon from Henderson mortuary, where Rev H. A. Bailey , Moxham Presby. Ch. was in charge, bur. Grandview Cem.
[NI089793] TRIB Oct 7 1942 "MRS. FORBES DIES AT HYASOTA HOME; ILL A LONG TIME" Was Toll Gate Keeper on Benscreek Pike for Many Yrs, Holsopple, following the death of her husband on May 14, 1907. Mrs. Catherine (Kaufman) Forbes, 82, w/o John F. Forbes, Benscreek, d. 3:00 am this morn at the home of her son-in-law & dau., Mr. & Mrs. Don Simpson, Hyasota, Holspopple. Death followed an illness of several yrs. She had been bedfast since Sep 3 1940, resided Johnstown & Benscreek section until 7 yrs ago, when she moved to reside with her son-in-law & dau. She was a d/o Jonas & Mary (Hershberger) Kaufman & b. Geistown May 31 1860. She m. John F. Forbes in Johnstown, Jun 2 1887.Surviving are 3 chldn: Mary, w/o Don Simpson, mentioned; John W. Forbes, Ferndale; & Harry M. Forbes, Johnstown. 2 gchldn 1 ggchld, also a bro. Noah Kaufman, Upper Yoder twp; & a sis., Mrs. Elizabeth Kaufman, Akron, OH. 2 sons are dead. Mrs. Forbes was mem. of Roxbury Ch. of Breth., Johnstown for 50 yrs & affiliated with Ladies Aid Society of that congregation. Friends received at Simpson home. Mrs. Forbes will be removed to Roxbury Ch. of Breth. 1 pm Fri. Serv.s will be 2:30 pm by Rev. Louis Brumbaugh. bur. Berkley Cem., Jay O. Hay, Boswell mortician.
[NI089795] Mrs. Jane M. Coy, 95, Altoona, formerly of Van Ormer, Cambria Co., PA d. June 27, 1965, Fitzgerald Nrsg Home. b. Poplar Run, Feb 17 1870 d/o Abraham & Rachel (Reffner) Stiffler, & m. E. J. Coy, who d. Dec 29 1939. Surviving are 8 chldn, Boyd F. & John W., Cresson; Mrs. Carrie Mulhollen, Mrs. Mapha Chilcote, Mrs Beulah Buddle & Mrs. Verna Troxell, Altoona; Mrs. Hazel Shomo & Mrs. Genevieve Kleinmeyer, Fallen Timber. Bur. Pleasant Hill Cem., Glasgow, PA Troxell Funeral Home, Glasgow, PA
[NI089796] Sep181933 Jackson Twp Septuagenarian Was Mother of Policeman Burley Rager. Mrs. H.F. Rager, aged 73 yrs, whose health had been impaired for as long time, d. this morn at her home near the Klinefelter school, Jackson Twp. Her death was due to a complication of ailments. Her maiden name was Rhetta Varner. b. Jackson Twp Sep 15 1860 d/o George & Elizabeth (Skelley) Varner. She was of a family of 10 chldn & is the 8th of them to pass away. The surviving bro. is Robert Varner, Vinco, & sis. Mrs. William Kepple, Jackson Twp. The bro.s & sis.s who preceded her to the grave were Zachariah Varner, Miss Dillie Varner, Mrs. Elizabeth Makin, William Varner, Elisha Varner, Peter Varner & Norman Varner. Rhetta Varner & H.F.Rager m. this city in spring of 1888, Rev. Theodore Bach, Albright Ch., Kernville. In addition to her bro. & sis. survived by her hus., 2 sons, 1 dau. 6 gchldn. The sons are Burley Rager, 308 Pine st., a local policeman; & Clarence Rager, Jackson Twp.; dau. Minnie, w/o Frank Patch, Strayer st., Morrellville. Mrs. Rager was affiliated with Mt. Ovive Evan. Ch., Jackson Twp. Funeral serv.s 2:30 pm Thu. Wesley M.E. Chapel bur. in chapel cem.
[NI089797] Trib-Demo: WRIGHT, Twila A., 75, Brethren Village, Neffsville, formerly of Manheim, d. Jun 30 1982 at the Village. b. Sep 25 1906 Johnstown, d/o Henry & Elsie (RODDY) HOFECKER. Preceeded in death by hus., Lloyd D. WRIGHT, d.1972. Survived by son, Raymond L. WRIGHT. Lancaster; 4 gchldn 4 ggchldn. Sis. of Cora GARDNER, Scalp Level Brethren Home, Windber; Glen HOFECKER, Johnsotwn, & Roy HOFECKER, Johnstown. Also survived by nephew Charles WRIGHT, Murfreesboro, TN. Memb. Hempfield Ch. of the Breth., E. Petersburg. Friends received 7-9pm Fri. at John A. Keech Funeral Home, 30 S. Main St., Manheim, & noon Sat. until serv. 1pm Hempfield Ch.of the Breth., E. Petersburg, Revs. Galen H. Brumbaugh & W.C. Rosenberger. Bur. Graybills Breth. Cem., E. Petersbug.
[NI089798] Trib-Demo: WRIGHT, Lloyd D., 68, Manheim, formerly of Johnstown, d. Jan 3 1972, Lancaster Gen. Hosp. b. Breezewood Mar 20 1903 s/o Lewis E. & Mary E. (THOMAS) WRIGHT. Survived by widow, Twila HOFECKER, & son Ramond L., Lancaster; 4 gchldn; bro. Stanley, St. Petersburg, FL; 2 sis.s, Mrs. Marshall MESSERSMITH, Breezewood, & Mrs. Janet BRANTNER, Woodbury, NJ. Former greensman at Sunnehanna Country Club. Memb. E. Petersburg Ch. of the Breth. Friends received 7-8 pm Tue. & 10 am Wed. until 2 pm at John A. Keech Funeral Home, Manheim. Bur. Graybill's Breth. Cem., E. Petersburg.
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Henry Rager Age: 49 State: PA Color: W Dist: 0140 B- Pl: PA Visit: 0309 Co: Cambria, Johnstown Relation: Head of Household Other Residents:
Wife Retta 48, PA
Son Burley 20, PA
Son Cloyd C 19, PA
Dau Minnie 09, PA
1870 Federal Census East Conemaugh Boro, Cambria Co, PA Enumerated on 28 June 1870 by Thomas Davis
31 16 20 Righart Jacob 28 M W *day laborer PA
32 16 20 Righart Sarah 26 F W keeping house PA
33 16 20 Righart Anna 17 F W at home PA
34 16 20 Righart Abigail 13 F W at home PA
35 16 20 Righart Samuel 12 M W at home PA
36 16 20 Righart Eli 8 M W at home PA
37 16 20 Righart Sylvester 7 M W at home PA
38 16 20 Righart Jamiah * 6 F W at home PA first name hard to read
39 16 20 Righart Mary 8 F W at home PA
40 16 20 Righart Leah 1 F W at home PA
[NI089838] Trib-Demo: GARDNER, Chalmer D., 82, 732 Linden Ave., d. 5:15am Oct 26 1971 Mem. Hosp. b. Feb 12 1889 Johnstown, s/o William & Mary (WHITE) GARDNER. Preceeded in death by parents, son Maynard, & dau. Fern. Survived by widow, Cora HOFECKER, & chldn: Arthur m. to Dorothy MELOY, 608 Riverside Ave.; Robert Glenn m. Lois HAMMERS, Pittsburgh; Bruce m..to Joan GILBERT, Alexandria, VA.; James m. Doris MC DOWELL, Woodbridge, VA.; 12 gchldn 4 ggchldn, a sis., Ms Margaret C., 114 Leila St. Memb. of Moxham Colonial Ch. of Breth., where he was life deacon, memb. of trustee board, & Welcome Hand Bible Class. Memb.of Wayside Garden Club. Retired employee Johnstown Works, U.S. Steel Corp. Friends received 7pm Tue. at John Henderson Co. Funeral Home, 215 Central Ave. Funeral serv. 11am Thu. at Moxham Colonial Ch. of Breth., Rev. Noah S. Martin, bur. Grandview Cem.
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William H Gardner State: PA Enumeration Dist.: 0158 Color: W Age: 56 B-Place: PA Visit: 0214 Co.: Cambria, Relation: Husb.Image #: 01720310 Other Resid.s:
Wife Mary 46, PA
Son Chal 21, PA
Son Robert 16, PA
Dau. Bertha 11, PA
Dau. Mary 08, PA
Dau. Margaret 05, PA
Trib Mar 17 1943: T. D. CARTWRIGHT TAKEN BY DEATH, Thomas D. Cartwright, 60, 205 Conemaugh St., father of 2 city fireman, d. 4 pm yest. at his home. A s/o John & Mary Jane (Dent) Cartwright, b. in England & came to this country 41 yrs ago. He settled in Johnstown & resided here since. Mr. cartrwight was employed as an engineer by Swank pottery for 16 yrs, retiring 6 yrs ago. Thomas D. Cartwright & Anna E. Keenan m. St. Joseph's Ch., Gateshead, Durham, England, Oct 11 1901, by Canon Michael Green. 18 chldn were b., 6 survive. A son, George Cartwright, memb. of the city fire force & former fire school instructor here, now on leave of absence while serv. with the State Council of Civilian Defense in Harrisburg. Another son, Leo Cartwight, also a city fireman. In addition, Mr. Cartwright leaves widow & 4 other sons: Thomas, Railraod St.; John, Homestead; Vincent, 3rd St., Conemaugh; & Francis, at home. Also surviving are 2 adopted dau.s, Mrs. Geraldine (Nelson) Hartman & Betty Cartwright. 11 sons d. in infancy & a dau., Mrs. Mary Wilson, d. 14 yrs ago; 9 gchldn. Funeral serv.s St. John Gualbert's Ch. at 9 am Sat. Bur. in the ch. cem., S. J. Conway & Son. Friends received at the home.
Thomas Cartwright State: PA Enumeration District: 0117 Color: W Age: 29 Birth Place: England Visit: 0083 County: Cambria Relation: Husband ImageNum: 00910700 Other Residents:
Wife Anna 26, Ireland
Son George 07, England
Son Thomas D 06, PA
Daughter Mary 04, PA
[NI089868] Johnstown Trib Mar 1954 CARTWRIGHT, Mrs. Anna E., 68, 730 Somerset St, d morn of Mar 13 1954, Mem'l Hosp.; b Ireland Aug 15 1885, d/o George & Mary (Cullens) Keenan. Survived by these chldn: George & Leo, both 771 Grove Ave; Thomas, 810 Railroad St; John, GA; Vincent & Francis, both Patchogue, Long Island, NY; 19 gchldn; 1ggdaug, Mary; 2 bros, Peter James, 771 Grove Ave, & John Joseph, Tire Hill; a sis, Mary, in England. Preceded in death by husb Thomas Dent Cartwright. Past dist deputy of WBA 222 & memb St. John Gualbert's Cath Ch. Friends received 10 am Sun Stephen J. Conway Funeral Home. Requiem high mass at 9 am Tue St. John Gualbert's Ch. Bur St. John's Cem.
[NI089870] WISSINGER - Ms Elizabeth, 85, 1097 Sunday St., d. morn. of Jan 301961; b.Jackson Twp Apr 18 1875, d/o Eli & Mary (Stark) Wissinger. Survived by 2 cousins, Mrs. DeWitt Curry, 812 Vickroy Ave., & R. Werley Keiper, 1909 Bedford St. Retired seamstress. Memb. Walnut Grove Ch. of Breth. Friends received Hohn Henderson Funeral Home, 215 Central Ave., serv. at 11 am Tue., Rev. W. Clemens Rosenberger, bur. Grandview Cem. Never Married
[NI089872] Trib 2 Jul 1943: Alfred L. Miller, 76, Somerset Co. native, d. yest. pm Rochester, NY, where he had been resid.for some time, retired barber, s/o Samuel & Sarah (Livingston) Miller. Surviving are widow, Linnie Miller; dau. Mrs. Elsie Smith, Pittsburgh; 2 sons, Walter & Chester Miller, Brooklyn; 2 sis.s, Mrs. John Hampton, Portage, & Mrs. Barbara Walter, Scalp Level, & 3 bro.s Daniel C. Miller, Elton; J.W. Miller, Altoona & S.R. Miller, Sidman. Friends may pay respects at Auer Funeral Home, Salix, tomorrow afternoon. Mr. Miller will be removed to Sidman Luth. Ch. 9 am Mon., serv.s 1 hr later. Rev. Henry Lawshaw, pastor, will officiate. Bur. the Ch. cem.
[NI089873] Daily Trib, Fri Eve, Sep 19 1913: FUNERAL OF AGED SOUTH FORK LADY Special to the Trib South Fork, Sep 19-Funeral serv. for Mrs. Joseph Hampton, aged 79 yrs, who d. last eve. at her home here, will be 2 pm Sun. in South Fork U.E. Ch. Bur. South Fork Cem. by George Bro.s. She is survived by hus. & chldn: Mrs. David Hollabaugh, South Fork; John, Croyle Twp; Joseph, Allegheny Twp, & Mrs. Samuel Varner, Johnstown.
[NI089875] Trib Fri Oct 18 1895: Mrs. J.E. Hampton. Ella M., w/o Mr. J.E. Hampton, d. at her home South Fork Fri, after an illness of some wks of dropsy & heart trouble, age 29 yrs. d/o Mr. William Shartz, Croyle Twp. Beside her hus., she leaves a baby 20 mo.s old. Also, her father, 1 sis. Clara, this city, & 1 bro. Samuel, now in the West.
PA 1910 Census Miracode Index
Alfred M Adams State: PA Enumeration District: 0144 Color: W Age: 38 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0131 Co.: Cambria Relation: Husband ImageNum: 00040327 Other Residents:
Wife Jennie 32, PA
Dau. Jessie M 14, PA
Son Elmer D 11, PA
Son Clarance E 07, PA
Dau. Grace I 03, PA
Dau. Goldie L NR, PA
[NI089885] dec. from Patrick Graham 1747-1844, Elizabeth McKee Graham
[NI089886] Trib. Dec 19 1899 MRS. JOHN H. HILDEBRAND, Lydia, w/o John H. Hildebrand, formerly of Jackson Twp, this county, d. Sun. morn. in St. Louis. d/o John Gregory, who has been dead many yrs, & Mrs.Armida Gregory, still residing Nineveh, age 82. She is survived by hus., a bus. man of St. Louis, & 1 dau. Ms Lula; also bro. & sis.s: S.B. Gregory, Chief of Cambria Steel Co.'s police force; Mrs. Kate Treece & George Gregory, Braddock; John Gregory, Bradford, & Mrs. Joseph W. Ray, Moline, IL, all of whom have resided in Johnstown. The deceased was also a sis.-in-law to; Mr. Samuel J. Hildebrand, St. Louis; Mr. & Mrs. Samuel Ribblett, E. Conemaugh; Samuel Hildebrand & Mr. & Mrs. Scott Cobaugh, Jackson Twp; Jerry Hildebrand, Iowa, & Mrs. Jane Stutzman, MI. Mrs. Hildebrand was b. Butler, PA, & m. 1868 in Pittsburg. Her last visit to this city was in Aug. this year, at which time she was in poor health. She was a memb. all her life of Episc. Ch., & many yrs was leader of the choir in the congregration in St. Louis to which she belonged. A wide circle of friends held her in high esteem for her many good qualities. The Funeral took place at St. Louis this afternoon.
[NI089888] Trib Dec 10 1919. MRS. WALTER HELSEL SUCCUMBS AT HOSP. Funeral Arrangements Not Complete Mrs. Eliza Baer Helsel, aged 45 yrs, w/o Walter Helsel, 72 Sell St., 8th Ward, d. Mem. Hosp.10:35 pm last night, following an operation, which was performed on Dec 8. She is survived by hus. & 2 chldn, Leroy & Esther, both at home. 2 chldn d. in infancy. The deceased was b. Sand Patch, Somerset Co. d/o Mr. & Mrs. Ludwig Baer, both d. Mrs. Helsel is survived by bro.s & sis.s: Mrs. Mary Inscho & James Baer, both of 12th Ward; Mrs. James Shoemaker, Fairhope, Somerset Co.; Mrs. Alice Riley, New Eagle, PA; Mrs. Susie Harlan, Gary, IN; & Louis Baer, Boswell. She was a memb. of Derby-St. U.E.Ch. Funeral arrangements not completed. The body has been turned over to John Henderson Co. to prepare for burial.
PA 1910 Census Miracode Index
Walter Helsel State: PA Enumeration Dist.: 0128 Color: W Age: 40 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0084 Co.: Cambria, Johnstown Relation: Husb. ImageNum: 01950662 Other Residents:
Wife Eliza E 36, PA
dau. Esther V 16, PA
Son Leroy 12, PA
Bro.-in-law Ebenezer Baer 40, PA
[NI089890] Trib Apr 19 1921 JOSEPH HELSEL EXPIRES AT MEM. HOSP. aged 80 yrs of Duncansville, Blair Co., d. Mem. Hosp. 1 pm today, death being due to complication of diseases. He was admitted to 8th Ward institution April 14 & underwent operation Apr 16. Funeral arrangement not completed. Trib Apr 21 1921 FUNERAL SERV.S FOR JOSEPH HELSEL THU. PORTAGE, Funeral serv.s for Joseph Helsel, aged 80 yrs, Blue Knob, near here, d. Mon. at Mem. Hosp., Johnstown, death being due to complication of diseases, will be tomorrow from Mt. Mariah Ch. at Blue Knob. Bur. Ch. cem. The body prepared for burial by Undertaker John Tickerhoof. The deceased was vet. of Civil War. He is survived by 1 bro. & 1 sis., Charles Helsel & Mrs. William Ober, both Blair Co.
[NI089891] Trib Feb 16 1920 MRS. FRANK HELSEL, OAKLAND, EXPIRES Young woman d. in Stonycreek Twp, leaving hus. & 6 small children. Mrs. Frank H. Helsel, aged 25 yrs, d. of pneumonia last night at Helsel home Oakland, Stonycreek Twp, after an illness lasting abt 10 dys. The funeral will be on Wed. 10:30 am, serv.s conducted by Rev. Oscar M. Wilson with bur. Grandview Cem. Mrs. Helsel was an attendant at the serv.s in Homestead-Ave. U.B.Ch. Mrs. Helsel, whose maiden name was Mina Agnes Rhoades, was b. this city Dec 8 1894, & d/o George C. Rhoades & Mrs. Sarah Rhoades, who d. this city 3 yrs ago. Harry Rhoades, a bro, was murdered by an Italian in Scalp Level last Nov, & a sis., Mrs. John Widmann, d. in 7th Ward, this city, within a few hrs after the murder. Frank Helsel, a representative of T. C. Jenkins & Co., Pittsburg, & Ms Rhoades m. MD May 1910. Mrs. Helsel leaves her hus. & 6 chldn, Frank H., jr.; Durward, David, Aubrey, Trevelyn & Traymore. also leaves her father, George C. Rhoades, 3 sis.s, Mrs. Henry Emmell, Mrs. Percy Hite & Mrs. John W. Miller, & 2 bro.s, George S. & John H. Rhoades, this city, & Emmett Rhoades, Schellsburg, Bedford Co.
OBIT NOTICE Trib May 18 1902 Mrs. Minnie C. Cables Minnie C., w/o Charles Cables, d. at her home in rear No. 331 Fairfield Ave., 18th Ward, yest. 4 pm, after a lingering illness of consumption. d/o John H. & Crisey Dick, & b. E. Wheatfield Twp, Indiana Co., Aug 31 1873. Her father d. Jackson Twp, this county, abt 4 yrs ago. In Sep 1898 she m. Charles Cables & since resided in Morrellville, where her mother also makes her home. Besides her hus. & mother, Mrs. Cable is survived 2 little sons: Harry & Bert; & bro.s & sis.s: Mrs. Sarah Miller, Mrs. Berdie Ressler, Charles A., J.W., & Harry Dick, Morrellville; D.A. Dick, E. Wheatfield Twp, Indiana Co., & Mrs. Annie Sharrar, E. Conemaugh. Funeral serv. at Mrs. Cables late home 1 pm tomarrow by Rev. I. D. Leichliter, pastor of Barron Ave. U. B. Ch., of which the deceased was a memb., bur. Ninevah Cem.
Pennsylvania 1910 Census Miracode Index
Millard F Beal State: PA Enumeration District: 0162 Color: W Age: 53 Birth Place: Pennsylvania Visit: 0486 County: Somerset Relation: Husband ImageNum: 00290470 Other Residents:
Wife Helen E 47, Pennsylvania
Son Walter A 22, Pennsylvania
Daughter Rosy L 16, Pennsylvania
Daniel W. Berkebile was b. Feb 15 1847 on his Father's ( Isaac Berkebile) farm, Shade Twp, Somerset co., PA On Jul 2 1863, when he was only 16 yrs old , Daniel enllisted in Co.E 21st PA Vol. Cal. for 6 mo.s serv. under Pres. Abraham Lincoln's call for vol.s of June 15th. After the reg.'s 6 mo.s serv. had expired, Daniel re-enlisted in Co. G 21st Vol. Cal. in Feb 1864. Daniel saw much combat during his serv., the 1st being a skirmish at Mount Jackson, VA Nov 161863. From there he was involved in the Wilderness Campaign; the battles about Cold Harbor,VA, the Battle of Petersburg VA; the siege operations against Petersburg & Richmond,VA;Battle of Weldon RR, VA; Battle of Poplar Springs Ch., VA; Battle of Dabney's Mills & Hatcher's Run, VA; Battleof Five Forks, BA; Engagement at Sailor's Creek,VA; & the last engagement before Lee surrendered - The engagement at Clover hll, VA. He was also involved in countless other engagements & skirmishes in VA during 1864 & 1865, Daniel was then present when Robert E. Lee surrendered at Appomattox Court House, VA Apr 9 1865. Daniel remained with the 21st PA Vol. Cav. until it was mustered out of Fed. serv. Jul 8 1865 in Lynchburg, VA. After his discharge Daniel returned home & worked as a laborer on several area farms. The remainder of his life was spent battling stomach problems he incurred in the summer of 1864 near Petersburg, VA. Daniel d. Feb 27 1920 & is bur. in Lambertsville Cem., Somerset Co., PA. His father Isaac Berkebile was b. Feb 10 1819 & d. Apr 2 1890.
1870 census Shade Twp., Somerset Co., PA 9 Jul 1870 Hiram J. Boytz
12 188 188 Berkeypile Daniel 23 M W farm labr 200 Pa
Berkeypile Caroline 22 F W wife Pa
Berkeypile Berth A 2 F W Pa
Berkeypile Sarah 7/12 F W Pa Nov
1880 Census Shade Twp., Somerset Co., PA O.W.Williamson Pg 12, 11 Jun 1880
435B 8 98 103 Berkebile Daniel W M 32 Stone mason PA PA PA
Berkebile Caroline W F 31 Wife Keeping house PA PA PA
Berkebile Bertha M. W F 12 Daughter PA PA PA
Berkebile William W M 8 Son PA PA PA
Berkebile Ambrose W M 7 Son PA PA PA
Berkebile James L. W M 3 Son PA PA PA
1900 census Shade Twp., Somerset Co., PA 7 June 1900 Willis L. Powell
131B 59 63 66 Berkebile Daniel Head W M Feb 1847 53 M 33 PA PA PA Farmer 0 Yes Yes Yes O F F 53
Berkebile Caroline Wife W F Apr 1848 52 M 33 11 5 PA PA PA Yes Yes Yes
Berkebile Estella Daughter W F Feb 1892 8 S PA PA PA 5
Berkebile Chas. G-Son W M Sept 1897 2 S PA PA PA
1890 Vet census Shade Twp., Somerset Co., PA Jun 1890 by M.D. Reel
38 132 132 Daniel Berkeybile Pvt G 21 Pa Calv 4 Feb 1864 8 Jul 1865 1 5 4 Lambertsville, PA
PA 1910 Census Miracode Index
Daniel Berkehile State: PA Dist: 0159 Color: W Age: 63 B Pl: PA Visit: 0039 Co.: Somerset Relation: Husb ImageNum: 00480512 Other Residents:
Wife Caroline 62, PA
Dau Estella G Gindlespirge* 18, PA
Gson Charles H Berhebill 12, PA
GDau Bertha C Gindlesperge* NR, PA
[NI089917] Johnstown trib demo Feb 3 1964 SHAFFER, Mrs. Annie M., 77, Imler R. D. 1, d Feb 2 1964, Baltimore Co. Hosp., MD. b Aug 28 1886, Portage d/o Frank & Martha (PLUMMER) LAUFFER. Survived by hus. William A., & chldn; Berle, Pavia; George S., State College; Mrs. Grace MILLER, Atlanta, GA; Dr. C. Boyd, Darien, CT; Mrs. Miriam KOCH, Alexandria, VA, & Dr. John W., Baltimore, MD 14 gchldn & 5 ggchldn & bro., Ralph LAUFFER, Titusville. memb. Mt. Zion reformed Ch., Pavia. Funeral 2 pm Wed Mt. Zion Ch., Rev. Joseph Steinert. Bur., Pavia Cem. Friends received 7 - 9 pm Tue Blackburn Funeral Home, PIeasantville.
[NI089918] Johnstown Trib 1/29/1925. WILLIAM A SHAFFER, resident of this city for many yrs, d last night at the residence of his son-in-law & daug Mr. & Mrs. Charles Rigby, 225 Cliff st, Dale, in his 73rd yr. Mr. Shaffer had not been enjoying good health for a long time, but he was able to be abt until last Sat, when he was stricken with paralysis. The funeral will likely take place on Sat afternoon, servs conducted by Rev. R. I. Griffiths, pastor Dale Evang Ch. He was b Jun 2 1852, Ashtola, Somerset Co, s/o Andrew Shaffer & Mrs. Sara (Seese) Shaffer, both deceased. He resided in Johnstown for the last 45 yrs, being engaged in mill work & later serving as Street Commissioner of Dale for a period of 8 yrs. 6 yrs ago Mr. Shaffer retired from active business life. He m Ms Amanda Hummell Mar 27 1873, Scalp Level by Rev. Mr. Stuft. His wife d in this city last Apr. Mr. Shaffer was a charter memb Jr Order United Amer Mechanics, Council No. 642, & of Dale Evang Ch. He is survived by 4 chldn: Mrs. Rigby, Cliff st; Mrs. Elsie Snyder, 315 Strayer st; Frank Shaffer, 207 Hummel st, & David Shaffer, Strayer st. 15 gchldn & 3 ggchldn, together with a no. of bros & sis', several of whom reside in Windber, survive him.
[NI089926] John was also known as " Saucey Jack" & owned large acerage in Somerset. d. 1815 the tavern site was in Bedford co. & that's where the will is. He was part of Col. Bouquet's expedition in 1757 & dropped out when they reached the Bedford area. A Moravian missionary, Heckenwalder, travelled through the area in 1762 & spent the night with him. Mentioned a wife & chldn in buckskin & 2 sons who stayed up all night guarding the horses from wolves. Sight of settlement was the Edmunds Swamp area. Also owned large acreage at/ near Fort Dewart- the "Fountain Inn" site. 1st family either d. of disease or killed by Indians. Grave markers were still apparent. packhorse driver on the 1758 Forbes Expedition & had settled at Edmond's Swamp bef 1762. He & his family lived there until 1786 except for possibly having evacuated to the east at some points during the Rev. In 1786, Jack built a tavern about 50 yards from old Fort Dewart on Breastwork Run on the Somerset/Bedford Co. border.
1850 Federal Census Napier Twp., Bedford Co., PA Taken Aug 29, 1850 by Thos Hughes
29 288 295 Reisling Henry 50 M . Laborer . Germany .
30 288 295 Reisling Elizabeth 42 F Pa
31 288 295 Reisling Caroline 16 F Pa
32 288 295 Reisling Catharine 15 F Pa
33 288 295 Reisling Levi 12 M Pa
34 288 295 Reisling Louisa 10 F Pa
35 288 295 Reisling Elizabeth 9 F Pa
36 288 295 Reisling William 7 M Pa
37 288 295 Reisling Joseph 5 M Pa
38 288 295 Reisling Emma 2 F Pa
Served in same company as Issac & was permenantly wounded during battle of Fredricksburg Dec 13 1862. Wound was in right foot & both legs.
[NI090000] murdered by an Italian in Scalp Level last Nov 1919
J-town Trib-Demo, Sat 09 Jun 2001. SETTLEMIRE, Cornelius "Sharkey", 74, West End, d 7 Jun 2001, UPMC Lee Regional; b 21 Sep 1926, Johnstown s/o Neal & Rose (Burns) Settlemire. Preceded by parents & sis' Bridget Yoder & Julia oring. Survived by wife Lucille J Nemeth, West End; son David h/o Erin Fracasso, Columbus, OH; gsons Ryan & Alex; & former dau-in-law Kay Kline. Bro of Daniel, MT; Ella Dora Jurcevich, OH; & Gwen Bender, NJ. USMC vet WWII. Retired from Conemaugh Blacklick RR. Memb
SS Casimer & Emerich Cath Ch; funeral mass 10am Mon, Rev John Marshall. Bur Grandview Mausoleum. Friends received 2-4 & 7-9pm Sun, Francis G Ozog Funeral Home Inc.
Johnstown Trib-Demo Sun Jun 10 2001 pg 7 - SETTLEMIRE, Cornelius "Sharkey," 74, West End, d Jun 7 2001. Memb SS. Casimir & Emerich Cath Ch, where funeral mass will be at 10 am Mon, Rev. John Marshall. Bur, Grandview Mausoleum. Friends received 2-4 & 7-9 pm Sun, Francis G. Ozog Funeral Home Inc., Broad St., where Vigil for deceased will be held Sun.
1860 Federal Census Blacklick Twp., Cambria Co., PA Jun 1 - 8, 1860 by James Murray
40 68 66 Bracken Thomas 50 M W Farmer 800 270 Penna
1 68 66 Bracken Mary 38 F W Penna
2 68 66 Bracken William 24 M W Teamster Penna
3 68 66 Bracken David 21 M W Labourer Penna
4 68 66 Bracken Henderson 16 M W Penna
5 68 66 Bracken Sarah J. 14 F W Penna
6 68 66 Bracken Samuel 12 M W Penna
7 68 66 Bracken Thomas 9 M W Penna
8 68 66 Bracken John W. 3 M W Penna
1870 Federal Census Blacklick Twp., Cambria Co., PA Enumerated by Thomas Saris
35 54 54 Bracken Thos. 67 M W Farmer 1200 725 PA
36 54 54 Bracken Mary 51 F W Keeping house PA
37 54 54 Bracken Henderson 25 M W Sawyer 500 100 PA
38 54 54 Bracken Samuel 19 M W Sawyer PA
39 54 54 Bracken John 12 M W At home PA
1880 Federal Census Blacklick Twp., Cambria Co., PA Enumerated by George A. Wilson
7 25 25 Bracken Thomas W M 77 Farmer PA PA PA
8 25 25 Bracken Mary W F 62 Wife Keeping house PA Ireland Ireland
PA 1910 Census Miracode Index
Watson W Grumbling State: PA Enumeration Dist.: 0141 Color: W Age: 49 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0194 Co.: Cambria, Johnstown Relation: Husb. ImageNum: 01740436 Other Residents:
Wife Sarah 46, PA
Stepdaugther Mabel C Findley 20, PA
dau. Eva G Grumbling 16, PA
Son Walter E 14, PA
Son Norman E 09, PA
[NI090060] This certifies that Sarah Rosina Hampton d/o J.E. Hampton & his wife Lizzie b. Apr 19 1898 at Goshen Ind. received Christian Bapt. 11 Aug 1904. Witnesses Mr. Samuel Miller, Rev. J.B. Guiney
[NI090172] The Peter Cober family along with 19 other families emigrated from Germany & landed in Baltimore, MD sometime in the middle of the 18th century. They later moved to Somerset Co. Peter's son Nicholas Cober & wife Eve Fisher went to Canada in 1796. Michael Kurtz was also from Somerset Co. & moved to Ontario, Canada.
[NI090374] Mrs. Opal Yoho Cazad, 66, of 3057 Wallace Circle, Huntington, WV, d Wed, 21 Sep 1983 St. Mary's Hosp. Funeral services conducted 2 pm Sun, Mt. Union Missionary Baptist Ch, which she was a memb., by Rev. Eldon "Joe" Courts, Rev. Jim Franklin & Rev. Ronnie Reynolds. Bur., Oaklawn Mem. Pk., Huntington. b 11 Feb 1917, Cabell Co., WV, d/o late Clyde & Estella Stevens Yoho. She was a retired Stone & Thomas Dept. Store clerk & Sr. high Sun School teacher for several yrs. Survived by husb., Howard Cazad; 5 sis.s, Mrs. Don (Maye) Curry, San Antonio, TX, Mrs. Robert (Emeline) Smith, Kitts Hill, OH, Mrs. Ira (Geneva) Shaffer, Akron, OH. Mrs. Jay (Bettie) Rhodes, Richland WA, & Mrs. Jack (Margie) Perry, Canvas, WV; 5 bro.s, Denver & Allen Yoho, both Gallipolis, OH. James Yoho, Silber Spring, MD, Clyde Yoho, Ripley, WV, & Dale Yoho, Ona. Body will be taken to Ch. 1 hr before services. Friends may call 7-9 pm Fri & 2-4 & 7-9 Sat, Henson Mortuary, Pea Ridge.
[NI090409] Changed name to HOLLAND
One of the founders & trustee of Strayers Luth. Ref. Ch.
Joh. Michael Spahr/Spaar b. 1703 Altenburg, Wurtemburg, Germany son of Hans George Spaar. Michael m. 23 Nov 1739 Maria Barbara Mohr b. 1716 dau. of Jacob Mohr at the Sinsheim Luth Ch. He migrated on the ship Robert & Alice & was in Philadelphia by 24 Sep 1742. He d. before 17 April 1778 the date his inventory was filed. He is bur. Strayer's Ch. Cem., Dover Twp., York Co. PA.
York Co., PA Wills, 1749-1819 Given Name: Michael Description: Decedent Res.: Dover Twp. Date: 22 Nov 1777 Prove Date: 23 May 1778 Remarks: Spahr, Michael. Nov. 22, 1777. Executors: Daniel Messerly & Frederick Spahr. Dover Twp. Wife: Barbara Spahr. chdn: Michael, Elizabeth, Eve, Catharine, Peter & Frederick.
[NI090589] he contested the will of his uncle against his sis Sophia & the Shaffers; he later settled for a small sum of money.
PA 1910 Census Miracode Index
William Elmer Eppley State: PA Enumeration Dist.: 0037 Color: W Age: 48 B-Place: PA Visit: 0101 Co.: Cumberland, Relation: Husb.Image #: 01200265 Other Resid.s:
Wife Annie M 45, PA
Son Rag W 20, PA
Son Weir M 17, PA
Son Harry P 15, PA
Dau. Grace A 13, PA
Son George R 10, PA
[NI090624] Jacob Baughman, hus. of Anne, b. 24 Jan 1790, the s/o Henry & Esther (Bachman) Baughman, who migrated from Lehigh Co., PA to Stark Co., OH.
[NI090626] Johnstown Trib, (date illegible - circ 1909?) Henry J. HORNER, Civil War vet, d suddenly of apoplexy at the home of his son-in-law & daughter, Mr. & Mrs. S. Bunn CUPPETT, No. (illegible number) David st, Dale Boro. In the morn Mr. Horner, who was a teamster, went to W. Taylor Twp to assist his daug, Mrs. Launce LONSINGER move her household goods to the 7th Ward. He returned home at noon & told Mrs. CUPPETT he did not feel well, going to Dr. J. C. (illegible - Sheridan's?) office after dinner for some (illegible - medications?). He remained in the house all afternoon & complained several times abt severe pain in the head. Between (illegible -2?) & 3 o'clock, Mrs. CUPPETT went to the home of her sis, Mrs. LONGSINGER with some articles & upon her return, she found her father dead. Henry J. HORNER was b Somerset Co. 1829 & was a twin bro of (illegible-Andres?) HORNER, of Stoyestown where his bro William also resides. The deceased was m in Somerset Co a long time ago to Ms Rebecca ZIMMERMAN who d in Walnut Grove in Mar, since which time Mr. HORNER has been living with Mr. & Mrs. CUPPETT. Besides his bros, he is survived by following sons & daugs: Anne, w/o Dennis WISSINGER, Stony Creek Twp; Jenora, w/o Frank McGREW, David st, Dale; Bennett, Walnut Grove; Maggie, w/o S. Bunn CUPPETT, mentioned above; Charles, Pine st, & Mary, w/o Launce LONSINGER, No. 511 Oak st. He is also survived by 7 gchldn. Mr. HORNER was a lifelong memb Ref Ch. He was confirmed at the Horner Ch, Somerset Co. when he was a boy, & upon his arrival in Johnstown 36 yrs ago, became identified with the St. John's Ref Ch, holding the office of Elder in the latter for a no. of yrs. When the Civil War broke out, he enlisted in Co C, 54th Reg PA Vols under Capt Enoch Yutzy, the company having been recruited from Somerset Co. Mr. HORNER was a memb Encampment No.60, Union Vet Legion & Emory Fisher Post 30, GAR. On Wed this week he attended the funeral of William C. HORNER, a comrade who was found dead in bed at his home in the 8th Ward Mon morn, & was a memb of firing squad that fired volleys over his grave in Grandview Cem. The funeral will take place Sun Afternoon. The remains will leave the CUPPETT home 1:15 pm & taken to St. John's Ref Ch where servs will be in charge of the pastor, Rev. J. Harvey Mickley. 2 of the pallbearers will be from the Union Vet Legion, 2 from Emory Fisher Post, 1 from St. John's Ref Ch, 7 1from Knights of the Mystic Chain. Bur Grandview Cem.
1850 Federal Census Richland Twp., Cambria Co., PA 11 Nov by Henry Cook
38 157 163 VARNER Samuel 45 M Farmer 1,000 PA
39 157 163 VARNER Mary A. 43 F PA
40 157 163 VARNER Mary A. 24 F PA
41 157 163 VARNER Jacob 21 M Laborer PA
42 157 163 VARNER Stephen 18 M Laborer PA
1 157 163 VARNER David 16 M Laborer PA
2 157 163 VARNER John 14 M PA
3 157 163 VARNER Sarah A. 11 F PA
4 157 163 VARNER Ephraim 7 M PA
5 157 163 VARNER Elenor 5 F PA
6 157 163 VARNER Nancy J. 3 F PA
7 157 163 VARNER Caroline 1 F PA
1860 Census Richland Twp., Cambria Co., PA by HA McPike, Aug 9, 1860 pg 354
403 17 2630 2664 Varner Samuel 54 M farmer 3000 700 PA
403 18 2630 2664 Varner Mary A. 51 F PA
403 19 2630 2664 Varner David 25 M farm laborer PA
403 20 2630 2664 Varner John 23 M farm laborer PA
403 21 2630 2664 Varner Sarah 20 F PA
403 22 2630 2664 Varner Ellenora 13 F PA
403 23 2630 2664 Varner Nancy J 12 F PA
403 24 2630 2664 Varner L**** 8 F PA
403 25 2630 2664 Stephen Ray 27 M farmer 800 250 PA
LAST WILL & TESTAMENT OF SAMUEL S. VARNER OF ADAMS TWP. CAMBRIA CO. PA Transcribed from copy of handwritten document: Know all men by these presents that I Samuel S. Varner of Adams Twp. Co. of Cambria & State of PA being in ill health but of a sound & disposing mind & memory do make & publish this my last will & testament. & as to my worldy estate & all of the property real, personal, or mixed of which I shall die seized & possessed or which I shall be entitled to at the time of my decease I devise & bequeath & dispose thereof in manner following. To wit: 1st my will is that all my just debts & funeral expenses shall be pd by my widow Mary Ann Varner out of my personal property as soon after my death as convenient may be. Item I give & bequeath to my beloved wife Mary Ann all my personal estate after paying my debts & funeral expenses as above stated together with the (2 or 3 illegible words) for her use for & during her natural life time & after her death the personal property that may remain at her death to be sold by my executors & the real estate to be sold 1 yr after the death of my widow. I give & bequeath to my step-dau. Polly Ann Gramling $100 to pd to her for her sole use by my executors hereafter appointed out of the 1st money that may come into the hands of my executors. I give & bequeath to my son Jacob G. Varner & to the heirs of Stephen Varner my son & my son David Varner & my dau. Ellen Stineman & Nancy Jane Croyle & my dau. Lavinia Varner & Frankie Smith my gson, each share & share alike (that is to say Stephen Varner's heirs to receive 1/7of the estate) of all that my remain after paying debts, funeral expenses Polly Ann Gramling's $100 & the other expenses of (settling? whole word illegible) & lastly I do nominate & appoint my sons Jacob G. Varner & Stephen R. Varner to be the executors of this my last will & testament with full powers to sell & dispose of my real estate in fee simple & convey the same by deed the same & fully as I would myself if living. In testimony whereof I the said Samuel S. Varner have to this my last will & testament contained on 1 sheet of paper I have subscribed my name & to this will affixed my seal this 28 Oct 1878. This Signature (Samuel S. Varner) & Seal Mark Signed sealed published & declared by said Samuel S. Varner as & for his last will & testament in the presence of us & in the presence of each other have subscribed our names at the request of said Samuel S. Varner as witness thereto: Charles Schlosser S. W. Miller CAMBRIA Co. ss. Before me John H. Brown Register of Probate of Wills & granting Letters of Admin. for said Co., personally came Charles Schlosser & S. W. Miller the subscribing witnesses to the foregoing Will who being duly sworn according to law do each dispose & say, that they were present & saw & heard Samuel S. Varner the within named testator, sign, seal, publish, pronounce & declare the foregoing instrument of writing as & for his last Will & Testament, & at the time of so doing, he was of sound mind, memory, & understanding, to the best of their knowledge, observation & belief. Sworn & subscribed Charles Schlosser this 4 Dec. 1880 S. W. Miller John H. Brown Register State of PA, Co. of Cambria } ss. Jacob G. Varner & Stephen R. Varner do affirm that as the executors of Samuel S. Varner late of Adams Twp. deceased we well & truly administer the goods & chattels, rights & credits of said deceased agreeably to law, & that we will comply with the provisions of the law relating to collateral inheritances. J. G. Varner S. R. Varner affirmed & subscribed this 4 Dec 1880 & letters testamentary granted to Jacob G. Varner & Stephen R. Varner. John H. Brown Register State of PA, Co. of Cambria } ss. Before me John H Brown, Register of the Probate of Wills & granting Letters of Admin. in & for said Co., personally came Stephen R. Varner who being duly affirmed according to law doth depose & say that Samuel S. Varner, late of Adams Twp. in said Co., d. on or about 19 Nov 1880 at about 1 P.M. Affirm & subscribed this 4 Dec 1880 Stephen R. Varner John H Brown, Register
[NI090637] Mrs. Mary Fails, w/o David Fails, b 1822, on the old Altman homestead, Blacklick Twp., d/o Jacob & Margaret Altman, nee Cable. The former b 1782, near the present site of Greensburg, Westmoreland Co., & was 8 yrs old when his parents, Philip & Louisa Altman, nee Keppel, migrated to what is now Blacklick Twp.. Philip Altman's chldn were: Jacob, d. 1854, m. 1806 to Margaret Cable, d. 1830 in her 47th yr; Philip, d.; Susan, d.; m. John Harold, d.; Elizabeth, m. Michael Earhart, d.; Catharine, d., m. David Earhart, d.; Louisa, d.; Mary, d., m. Daniel Stiffey, d.; Henry, d., m. Julia Ann Sloan, d. Jacob Altman's chldn were: Philip, m. Elizabeth Rice; John, d., m. Elizabeth Grant; Jacob, d., m. Jane Dowlin; d.; Samuel, d.; Elizabeth, m. Jacob Harold, d.; Margaret, d. 1840; 2nd w/o David Fails, d., 1862, over 53 yrs of age; Daniel, Luth. minister, m. Janice Cover; Henry, m. Matilda Cribbs; Mary, 3rd wife of David Fails; & Ellen. Henry was in the 77th PA Vols. David Fails' 1st wife was Fannie Geer, d., their only chld is deceased. His chldn by 2nd union were William C., d; & Matthew, foreman car shop W. P. RR, m. 1864 to Elizabeth McCurdy, d/o James McCurdy, Burrell Twp.; Matthew H., served in Co. B., 56th PA Vols., Sep 1861-Apr 1863, & was wounded Aug 29 1862, taken prisoner, discharged in Sep, he also served in Co. B., 206th, abt 1 yr. His chldn by the 3rd wife, were: Jacob A., killed in his 35th yr on the RR, Jul 23 1877 m. 1856 Rachel Laird, d/o William & Ann Laird, nee Hill; Margaret J., m. John Hicks; George, d.; Martha L., m. Adam M. Martin; David H.; Banks A.; Annie A.; Mary E.; & Ella M.
[NI090717] OBIT: Salem Special 6-27-1929 Henry Heying d. last wk, native of IN b. 1845. 2 yrs old moved with parents, New Vienna, IA where he grew up to manhood. 1866 m. Miss Helen Kueter, 12 were b. 2 dau.s & 1 son preceded their father in death at the early age of 3, 5, & 6 yrs old. 883 the deceased, with his family, moved to Mc Cook Co., SD where he resided until his death which occurred 6-18-1929 after an illness of a few wks duration following a stroke, 84 yrs old. Funeral serv.s St. Mary's Cath Ch 6-20-1929. Bur. St. Mary's Cem. survived by wife, 1 son, & 8 dau.s: Bernard Heying, Knobs, MT; Mrs. Adam (Mary) Hankes, Wessington Springs, SD.; Mrs. Grover (Anna) Fosdick, Missouri Valley, IA; Mrs. Frank (Louise) Lander, Madison, SD.; Mrs. John (Katie) Reif, Mrs. Henry (Sophia) Reif, Mrs. Henry (Lena) Raue, Mrs. O. P. (Clara) Murphy, Mrs. Frank (Alma) Rayman, Salem, SD.; 22 gchldn, 9 ggchldn. He was for many yr.s a deputy game warden in this Co. A gentlemen of strong character, exemplary habits, & a jovial disposition. He engaged the respect & confidence of a large circle of friends who were truly grieved by the anouncement of his death. The surviving relatives have the sympathy of all in their time of great sorrow. Henry Heying is said to have been 1 of the 1st game wardens in SD. & helped plant the 1st pheasants in SD. He was a great hunter & went to the Black Hills of SD most every fall for deer hunting. He traveled in a horse & wagon. He came back to Salem after hunting 1 fall & found that the kids had not yet finished picking corn, he turned around & went back hunting. He fixed many broken bones including arms, legs, & noses of his gchldn. He had 1 of the 1st automobiles in the area. He raised many bee hives & is remembered for sitting to the rear of his house near the bee hives & reading in his German bible.