Armstrong County, PA
Posted Queries for May 2000


ROSS, YOUNG posted by John Young on Tuesday, May 2, 2000

I am searching for the parents of Rev. Samuel Phillip Young b.2-15-1882 in Plum Creek Township, Armstrong County, Pa., and died 3-19-1954 in Springfield, Ohio. He was married to Elmira Christine Ross b.9-20-1881. I would be glad to share any information I may have with someone who can help me out here. They both are also buried in Evergreen Cemetery in Leechburg, Pa.


BLEAKNEY, POOLE posted by Don Poole on Wednesday, May 3, 2000

Seeking info for Emmett Poole b:1867 PA, d:? Parents born England. Married Mary E. Bleakney b:Dec 1866 PA, father born PA, mother born France. Children included my father Donald F. Poole (may be Francis D, Josephine, Jeanette, Clara, Emma, Isabelle, John. Any info would be most appreciated.


HAGGERTY posted by Vicky Condrick on Wednesday, May 3, 2000

Looking for any information on the HAGGERTY family from Perry Twp. Armstrong Co. I am looking for Andrew Haggerty from Monterey.Lived in area around 1890. May have had a son also Andrew.


FULLER, MCFADDEN, MYERS posted by George Barbour on Friday, May 5, 2000

William McFadden, 1854-1927, buried in Hileman Cemetery, Kittaning. Was maried to Eliza Jane Fuller (1862-1941), whose brother George Edward Fuller (1870-1949) is buried in Forks Cemetery, Leechburg, with his wife Mahala (Myers) Fuller.

Children of William and Eliza Jane McFadden were: Emma Elizabeth born 1883 in Indiana, PA; Margaret May born 1885; Herbert Austin born 1889; Olive Blanche born 1891; Edna Pearl born 1895; and Edwin Earl born 1897 - the latter two born on Stevenson's farm, Leechburg. The McFadden family except the two oldest daughters was in Kittaning on the 1910 census. Would appreciate any information.


AHNER, WONN posted by Julie Ahner on Friday, May 5, 2000

Looking for information on the John/Joseph Ahner family who lived in Brady's Bend in the 1860's - 1880's. Kate, William, Lizzie and John.


HOOKS posted by John Snelson on Friday, May 5, 2000

Im looking for info starting with Hugh F. Hooks b1812 d1891 Civil War Vet. Also Hugh A. Hooks also Civil War Vet And Merchant B Hooksb 1836 Civil War Vet And My Grand Pa. James Lawson Hooks b 1872 d 1952 wife Rose Mae Croyle


ONEAL, ONEIL posted by Janet O'Neil Ruel on Saturday, May 6, 2000

Does anyone have access to census records for Armstrong Co., Census of 1830 showing Patrick O'Neil, Sugarcreek Twp., Pg. 256. Also O'Neal on Pg 145 of 1840 Census; also O'Neal on 1850 Census 12B-20A-70A.
I was born and raised in Lawrence Co., with lots of family in Venango Co., and probably lots I haven't found! (Both spellings) Please email me directly also. Thanks so much! Janet


AUGUSTINE posted by Jack Uloth on Sunday, May 7, 2000

Seeking information on Phillip Augustine and his family. I know of only one child, Charley whose wife was Goldie. They were on the 1900 census of Armstrong County. They worked at the Appolo steel rolling mills.


GATTO posted by Gwen Sutton on Thursday, May 11, 2000

I am searching for information on Antonio Gatto. His wife passed away on April 13, 1923, she may be burried in St. Gertrudes cemetery. They had six children and lived in Vandergrift, PA. I am trying to find out the cause of the wifes death and what happend to the children?


LATIMER, LATTIMER posted by Marilynn Wienke on Friday, May 12, 2000

William McKee Latimer/Lattimer b Oct 12, 1853 Rural Valley, PA d Dec 9, 1924 Armstrong Co., PA m Emma J. Marshall Dec 25, 1877. Emma b March 8, 1857 Armstrong Co., PA d 1925 Armstrong Co., PA. Had these children: Frankie b March 2, 1879 never married, Eva Blanche b March 16, 1882, Cora B b Sept 19, 1880 and a Male child b 1878. Eva may have married a Gearheart or Goodheart. William McKee's father was Robert Latimer and his mother was Margaret D. Marshall. Emma's parents were Joseph W. Marshall and Mary Ann Travis.


CASPER, FENNELL, MOORE, WALTERS posted by Linda Kleback on Sunday, May 14, 2000

Seeking information on family of Millard E. FENNELL (1860-1955) and wife Anna Mae WALTERS (1868-1949) of Armstrong Co., PA. Who were Millard parents? Anna Mae was the daughter of John Jacob WALTERS and Martha Elizabeth MOORE. Known children of Millard and Anna Mae: Harry E. (1885-1966) m. Belle CASPER: Elmer E. b. 1888; Frank E. (1893-1974); Edna Maude b. 1895; Merle b. 1897; Daisy B. b. 1899; John (1902-1974); Alice b. 1904; Charles b. 1907; Nellie b. abt 1910; and James b. abt 1915. I would like to find more information on the children and their descendants. All help appreciated.


MCKEE, PEARCE posted by D. Seeley on Monday, May 15, 2000

Need info on James McKee, b.Pa. in l803. Middle initial may be W. Marr'd Margaret Pearce in Armstrong Co. Does anyone know who his parents were?


PATTON posted by Ron Corso on Monday, May 15, 2000



MILLER posted by Helen Miller on Monday, May 15, 2000

I am looking for any information about Millers who emigrated from Germany in 1851 and settled near Tidal. Balser and Catherine had seven children: George, Adam, James, John, Mary(Montgomery), Margaret(Clark) and Sarah(Crisswell). Balser's sister Anna Margaret was married to Adam Cloak.


FRUE, TWIGGER posted by Mike T on Tuesday, May 16, 2000

Looking for any information about: Twigger famiy that moved to Kittanning from Irwin, PA. There were two brothers, Harry and Clarence Twigger
Clarence married Maude E. Dickey. He died in 1945.
Harry was born July 2nd, 1877. d. 1917 railroad accident.
Harry married Viola Frue (b. December 17th, 1878)
They had seven children.
Clarence, Mary, Ruth, Harry, Alberta, James and John.


SCHRIVER, SHRIVER posted by William Shriver on Sunday, May 21, 2000

My ancestor Andrew SHRIVER (sometimes SHRIVER and sometimes SCHRIVER in the census) was born February 17, 1782. He married Esther Burns sometime around 1804 and settled in Armstrong County Pennsylvania. They had several children: Martha (b 1805), Sarah (b 1807), Thomas (b 1808), Catherine (b 1811), Margaret, Hector, George, James, Andrew Jackson (b. 1824), Archibald, Lavinia, and Esther.

According to the book History of the Shriver Family and their Connections (1888), Andrew SHRIVER of Conewego, Adams County (b. 1749) was married to Magdalena MAUS. Their children were: Jacob (b 1775), Ludwig (b 1777), David (b 1780), Andrew (b 1782), John (b?), Henry b. 1787, Samuel (b. 1789), Elizabeth (b 1790), and Rachel (b 1795).

I am trying to find out if my Andrew SHRIVER who died in Armstrong County, and the Andrew SHRIVER born in Conewego, Adams County in 1782 (the child of Andrew Shriver and Magdalena Maus) are the same person.


BURD, GEARHART posted by Connie Loftus on Sunday, May 21, 2000

Want to find birth record for Bertha Christine Gearhart. Born Sept 30, 1876 in Armstrong Co. Don't know the township. Probably belonged to the ME church. her parents were Charles Simon Gearhart and Rosa E. (Rosilla/Rozilla) Williams Gearhart. Charles Simon was supposed to have been born in Armstrong County as well on May 1, 1848 also need record of his birth. His parents were John Frederick Gearhart and Susannah Burd. John Frederick died in Putneyville in 1892. He married Susanah Burd, 13 Apr 1846 in near Greensburg, Westmorland Co.,Pa. Born 2 Apr 1827.
Marriage record for John Frederick and Susannah Burd is also needed. Any information would certainly be appreciated.


METZGER, SHOOSTER, STULL, WALTERS posted by Linda Kleback on Monday, May 22, 2000

Researching the family of George WALTERS (abt 1785-1868) and wife Catherine ? (abt 1784-?)of Armstrong Co., PA. Known children: Philip (abt 1810-1893) m. Mary Elizabeth STULL; Catherine (abt 1821-?); George (abt 1823-1901); Mary "Polly" (abt 1823-?); and Elizabeth (abt 1825-1877). Mary had a child with John SHOOSTER, and Elizabeth had a child with Adam METZGER according to church records. All help appreciated!


CORNMAN posted by Rinnah Burns on Wednesday, May 24, 2000

I am inquiring about the Cornman Family. Does anyone have a Bessie Irene Cornman in their family Tree? Can anyone tell me if there are any Cornman's that moved to Pittsburgh early 1900's. Thank you Bessie married Jacob Daniels--they are my gg-aunt and uncle.


ANTHONY, GAUNTT, KLINE, MYRTLE, SAKER posted by Renee on Saturday, May 27, 2000

Looking for info on the following lines. Parents/ancestors of:Joseph shoemaker Myrtle GAUNTT 1858-1938.
Christina Rebecca ANTHONY GAUNTT 1863-1926.
Bertha Eleanora KLINE GAUNTT 1880-1959.
Jacob Kline(father of above)?-1923?
Angeline SAKER(wf. of above)?-1939?{SAKER Line rumored to be of Irish origin)


KOCHER, SHICK posted by Robert Peterson on Sunday, May 28, 2000

Looking for information on Rebecca Kocher born on 12 Apr 1866. She died on 31 Oct 1957 in Armstrong County, buried Mudlic Cemetery. She was married to Charles A. Shick. Who were her parents? Could it be John Kocher & Elizabeth Himes? Any information would appreciated.


ALTMAN posted by Margie Myers on Tuesday, May 30, 2000

I am looking for information on the descendents of John Peter (Black) Altman and his wife Catharine. They had a son John Peter that lived in Armstrong County I think.


HOLDER posted by Maxine Hobbs on Tuesday, May 30, 2000

Need info on WILLIAM HOLDER of Plum Creek Twp. Listed in 1810-50 censuses. Supposedly William was a millwright. There is also a JAMES HOLDER. Are they related? Wives, children, birthdates??? Can anyone help? Thank you so much!


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