Armstrong County, PA
Posted Queries for April 1998


CROYLE, MORROW posted by Jim Gray on Wednesday, April 1, 1998

Looking for info on these surnames from Armstrong and Allegheny areas


HENDERSON, SHICK posted by Loring Mark Hannah on Thursday, April 2, 1998

I have Samuel Shick and his wife Barbera and their children Sarah,Clara,Joseph,Charles,emma,Samuel on the 1870 federal census of Red Bank,Armstrong County The Henderson Family history States that the Shicks lived in Salem ,Armstrong county Clara and then after her death Emma married Hezekiah Noble Henderson does anyone have information on this Shick Family


STUART posted by Karen Rosenberg on Thursday, April 2, 1998

My father, Earl W. STUART was married in 1928 in Kittaning, Armstrong County. His father was William Stuart. Earl had at least three brothers and unknown about anymore.He had an aunt BESSIE , last name unknown to me and a brother PAUL N. STUART. EARL STUART was born June 21, 1908 or 1909..


TRAVIS posted by Karen Wasson on Thursday, April 2, 1998

Looking for info on Absolom Travis who settled in Clarion Co.{ then Armstrong Co.}about 1790. I believe he had a son named Stephen who lived in Greenville. Stephen might have had a son named George.


ESHENBAUGH posted by Edie Perlick on Friday, April 3, 1998

I am searching for any information on the Eshenbaughs, I am doing a family tree and one of the counties we were from was Armstrong. Any information will be of great help.Send to my Email address .


SCHRECENGOST posted by Jerry Schrecengost on Friday, April 3, 1998

Searching for all Schrecengost (by any spelling) from Armstrong County or wherever. I have tons of infomation that I am willing to share. My family goes back to Conrad and then on back to Jeremias Schreckengast, AUE, GERMANY, 1639.


ANK, ASHBAUGH, MANSFIELD posted by Penny Bloodhart on Monday, April 6, 1998

I am seeking information on Samuel Mansfield. He was born in Westmoreland Co. PA June 12, 1804, died August 13, 1880 in Armstrong County and buried in Bethel Cemetery. He wed Elizabeth Ashbaugh and Mary Highfield, both of whom are also buried at Bethel. Samuel left fifteen children. Hopefully, someone knows more about him and wife Elizabeth!.


BREWER, ESHENBAUGH posted by Edie Perlick on Tuesday, April 7, 1998

I am searching for information on my grandparents,who had lived in Armstrong Co. at one time. My grandfather's name was William and my grandmother's name was Margaret Brewer. Any information will be very helpful. I know my grandmother died in 1918 with the flu.


AXTON, BEST, BRAGG, CLEVER, FLICK, HARDY, MYERS, ROGERS, SLAGLE, SMITH, STITT, WILSON posted by Nick Hardy on Wednesday, April 8, 1998

Greetings, Searching for other reasearchers of the following surnameS in Armstrong County. AXTON, BEST, BRAGG, CLEVER, FLICK, HARDY, MYERS, ROGERS, SLAGLE, SMITH, STITT, WILSON..


BARTON, CROSSLEY, GILLIS, MCCUNE, SKINNER, SNYDER posted by Whitney McLaughlin on Wednesday, April 8, 1998

Seeking any information regarding SNYDER family living in Clarion and Armstrong counties 1860-1917 and beyond. Henry Livingston SNYDER married Ann BARTON(?) and had 8 children:
1) Mary born @?, married Robert McCUNE
2) Fred A. born @ 1841, married Phoebe GILLIS

3) Kimber M. born @1843, married Mary Ellen OSBURN 4) Theodore Cassius born 1844, married Ella CROSSLEY and Isabel EXLINE
5) Charles born @1846
6) Clara born @1848, married Turney SKINNER
7) Henry A. born @1849
8) Laura born after 1849
Henry Livingston died before 1860. Ann was born @1811. The family was listed in the 1860 census in Madison Township, Clarion County. In 1870, some of the family is listed in Armstrong County (Pine and Valley Townships). Theodore and some of his brothers fought in the Civil War. Would appreciate any information regarding this family..


FENNELL, MARTZ posted by Doris Messner on Wednesday, April 8, 1998

Searching for parents of Christopher Fennell, marr. Julianne Martz, d ca 1865 Armstrong Co PA.


FINCK, FINK posted by Willard Peil on Thursday, April 9, 1998

Looking for information on a David Fink b. ABT 1830 NY Sp. Martha Nichols. Children Morgan, Rachel, Sarah


ALTMAN posted by mactav on Friday, April 10, 1998

Looking for origins of James Clark Altman. He was married to Catharine Goldinger and their children were Joseph H.,Mary,Eliza,James E.,William M., and Chile G. They lived, for a while at least,in Worthington, and were members of Worthington Lutheran Church in Armstrong County. A David Altman was also connected with the family. James' obituary mentioned 3 surviving brothers: Oscar Altman of Mckeesport, Samuel Altman of Boggsville, and Nelson Altman of Missouri. Any information would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!.


HOOD, MCAFOOSE, SCHRECENGOST, TITTLE posted by Jane Martin on Friday, April 10, 1998

Looking for any information on my PA relatives, most of whom lived around Kittanning in Armstrong Co., PA. Names I know include DAVID P. SCHRECENGOST(1844-1935) and wife MARY BELL MCAFOOSE(1852-1913), married in 1866; ALEXANDER HOOD (1826-1875) and wife ANN ELIZABETH TITTLE(?), married in 1855 - especially looking for Ann Elizabeth's parents. Any information would be appreciated..


SMAIL posted by April Haag on Saturday, April 11, 1998

I'm doing family history on Smail/Smale in Armstrong County, coming from Germany. I will be interested in sharing any information you may have.


HAZLETT, MCREA, MESSICK posted by Gary Kline on Saturday, April 11, 1998

Michael MCREA m. Jane HAZLETT (b. abt 1828) on 27 Nov 1843 at St. Patrick's Church, Sugarcreek Twp., Armstrong Co., PA (per Souvenir Book of St. Patrick's, 1906). According to oral family history, he died of Yellow Fever in 1849 while enroute to the California Gold Rush. Jane then m. Jacob MESSICK abt 1853 and moved to Genesee Co., MI in 1869 with their daughters and Michael's youngest daughter, Jennie MCREA. Jennie has known descendants in Flint, MI area. Would appreciate any info on Michael's parents.


BALDAUF, BALDOFF posted by Betty Campbell on Monday, April 13, 1998

Looking for any information on any William or Peter BALDOFF or BALDAUF who settled in Armstrong Co. in the early 1900s. Any information grateful received and badly needed..


CAMPBELL, NYBERG posted by Jen Kline on Thursday, April 16, 1998

Need more information on Mattie Bell CAMPBELL (6-2-18 - 10-19-70) who married Calvin Gustave NYBERG (6-30-18 - 8-31-52). They had 3 children Mae and Johnny who were twins (Johnny died at birth) and Otto . Mae NYBERG was born in Worthington, Armstrong Co..


DEIKE posted by Gigi Kelly on Saturday, April 18, 1998

Looking for birth info for George Herman DEIKE, Jr. Think was in Mosgrove, Armstrong Co, PA, maybe 20 Jul 1907..


MCANINCH posted by Liz Watson on Saturday, April 25, 1998

Armstrong County: HENRY MCACINCH married Mary ???,looking for her maiden name. Would alsolike to know how he got the land he sold in 1807. May have had dealings with, McCall, Merchant of Philadelphia. Thank you for any help..


BITTINGER, JONES, WINGARD posted by Susanne Mackrell on Tuesday, April 28, 1998

I am looking for any information on relatives of John D. Wingard (born John Jones) son of Anna Bittinger. Anna Bittinger was born approx. 1892 and died approx. 1948. He was born in Armstrong County in or near Rural Valley or Echo PA. I am especially interested in any information that may lead me to his birth father. He was born John Jones, name changed to John Wingard, he was married to Julia Hockenberry and was the father of Margaret Mohr, Nancy Wingard, and Robert Paul Wingard..


RAY posted by Steve Baldwin on Wednesday, April 29, 1998

Looking for information on Pennington Ray, b. March 20, 1820 in Alleghany City. Married Susan Sneathen abt 1848. Was livig in Armstrong County during the late 1850's and early 1860's.


HOOD, MCAFOOSE, SCHRECENGOST, TITTLE posted by Susanne Mackrell on Wednesday, April 29, 1998

Can't be sure if there is a connection or not, but, my great-grandmother's name was Anna Bittinger. She was the daughter of Melinda Mcafoose and William Bittinger. Melinda Mcafoose was the sister of Sadie Mcafoose and the daughter of Katherine (possible partial name) Mcafoose. Sadie Mcafoose married Charles Ellenberger. They were from the Kittaning area (Rural Valley, Echo)..


DORAN, NEELY posted by Janet Warter on Thursday, April 30, 1998

DORAN -- Seeking info on parents of Thomas A. DORAN (1835-1907), Civil War Vet, born in Armstrong Co., PA according to his Pension records. He married Malinda NEELY, dau. of John & Ann NEELY (born Ireland, lived Derry Twp., Westmoreland Co.), on 30 Oct. 1855 in Westmoreland Co. Thomas and Malinda DORAN lived in Blairsville (Indiana Co.), Loyalhanna Twp. & Latrobe (Westmoreland Co.), and Duquesne (Allegheny Co.). He died in Duquesne, and the death certificate gave his parents as John DORN and Catherine POWEL. Was Thomas A. DORAN related to Hugh DORAN of S. Buffalo Twp., Armstrong Co. (born Ireland and naturalized in 1844)?.


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