Clearfield County, PA
Posted Queries for July 1999


MINNS, MULLICA, NASUTI, WHIPPLE posted by Simone Parker on Friday, July 2, 1999

Clearfield and Clarion counties.


JOHNSTON posted by Sharol Barnett on Monday, July 5, 1999

Looking for Elizabeth Johnston who had daughter on 1860 census for Clearfield Co. Daughter, Henrietta(Nettie)Johnston. She married Ellis Miles. The JOHNSTONS were Indian. Looking for the father, and the tribe name..


GALLAHER, RAMSEY posted by Jim Gallaher on Monday, July 5, 1999

I am looking for information about my ggg-grandfather James Gallaher. He moved to Clearfield County with his wife Margaret RAMSEY and son, James Jr., in 1806 from Huntingdon Co. I believe he settled in what is now New Washington. My grandfather, James Kelly Gallaher, moved to Pittsburgh from New Washington. My father, John Francis Gallaher, was born in New Washington..


HENSAL posted by Sherman Hensal on Monday, July 5, 1999

Looking for the parents of Jacob Hensal.


CARTER, LEAS posted by Gene Waite on Monday, July 5, 1999

Looking for relative of Lula Maude Leas who married Earl Clyde Carter in Clearfield in Sep 1906. Lula (Leas, daughter of William H Leas was my father's aunt). Earl's parents were George Carter and Margaret Jane Shaw. Looking for possible relatives. Gene Waite-New Mexico..


GRAY, MCCLOSKEY posted by Steven Agosti on Wednesday, July 7, 1999

I am looking for any information regarding the Grays from Clearfield Co. who lived around Tyler. My grandmother, Mabel Clare Gray (11/21/1902 - 12/27/1992) was born in Tyler. Her mother was Rachel Gray (11/41/1883 - 8/24/1911)is buried in Hewitt Cemetary, Hollywood, Hudson Township. Father is unknown. Rachel's parents were Samuel H. Gray (1851-1915) and Clara (1865-1928), who are buried along with Rachel. Samuel's parents may have been Samuel Gray and Elizabeth McCloskey, but I am uncertain. Any information would be appreciated..


CARR, CUNNINGHAM, GOODAR, KING, PLATSOM, SHEA posted by Gary Leenhouts on Thursday, July 8, 1999

Looking for family located in DuBois, Kane, Kittaning, Fox.
George Shea, wife Mary King, children Charles, Lillian, Annave, Mary Louise
Edward Shea, wife Anna Cunningham, children Grace(Bliss), Maybelle(Conklin),Percy,William,Fred,Ruth(Cherry),George, John,June(Powers)
Charles King, wife Caroline Platsom, children Joseph,June(male),George,Frances "Fannie"(Laughlin),William,Annie(Allen),Caroline(Logan),Mary(Shea),Robert
Bridget Shea, husband unknown, children Edward,Josephine
Maria Goodar Cunningham, husband unknown, children Anna
Francis Goodar and Malissa Rebecca Carr, children Maria


CONDON, CONRAD, WILSON posted by Louise on Friday, July 9, 1999

I am looking for addition information on Jane Wilson, born 1832. She married John Thomas Condon. Their children were John, William, James, Elijah, and Mary Ellen. I descend from Mary Ellen Condon who was born in Clearfield County, perhaps in Shawsville or Frenchville on April 16, 1860. She married Moses Conrad..


RUBLY posted by Carl Rubly on Sunday, July 11, 1999

i'm interested the the Rubly names that you have found i've been putting together a webpage for Rubly, Rubli, and Rupley so that i may find any clue as to how they may link to my family tree.


ENGLISH posted by Linda English Queenan on Monday, July 12, 1999

Can anyone help me find my grandfather's ancestry? His name was James William English, born in Clearfield County about 1894. He moved to Ohio as a young man. Fathered one son in Ohio, Ernest Earl English. James may have also fathered a child before leaving Pennsylvania. I have no idea who his parents were. Any info will be appreciated..


KESTER, WALL posted by David Kester on Friday, July 16, 1999

Am searching for information on the old David Wall homestead which was purchased by Lewis Kester. Can anyone tell me where it is located. Thanks.


SHOWDEN posted by Sally Showden Burwell on Sunday, July 18, 1999

Patrick Showden was my great grandfather born in Cavin County Ireland and settling in Clearfield County in the middle to late 1800's. Died in 1907. He had 3 children, William Isaac b.10/27/85 d.9/2966 (my grandfather) James G.,b.5/1887 (I have no other information on) and E. Bell b.2/1890 d.1955. My family lived in Karthus, and Pottersdale, and my remaning family's currently resides in LeConts Mills with a Frenchville address. Thanks in advance for any information.


DRILLOCK, GMEREK posted by Joann Stoll on Sunday, July 18, 1999

Looking for information re: Joseph F. Gmerek who married Vern Viola DRILLOCK 1931. Lived in Houtzdale PA of Clearfield Co.


DRAVECKY, KOWCHAK, MOSKAL, MOSKEL posted by Joann Stoll on Sunday, July 18, 1999

I am looking for information on John O. MOSKEL (also spelled MOSKAL) who lived in Bucher, Madera PA of Clearfield Co. Married to Mary KOWCHAK then after she passed away married Nancy DRAVECKY.


HUNTER posted by Raymond F. Hunter on Monday, July 19, 1999

Looking for information on Robert Hunter of Clearfield County, married to Elsie Stuggart. Lived in Cambria and Indiana County. Sons were Roy (born around 1890 or so, killed in WW I), Thomas, William (died in the 1930s) daughters, Edna, and maybe one or two more children. Robert was my great-grandfather.


FEGAN, FLICK, GRAHAM, HOOVER, MATTHEW, MATTHEWS, WISOR posted by Carter Smith on Tuesday, July 20, 1999

my Grand Parents were from Clearfield County, Pa their names were Merl Fegan and Edna Peters. Merl's Parents were Mac Fegan and Susanna Flick. Edna's parents were Emma Jane Wisor and Stewart Peters. Any info would be helpful .


BEISH, DUCK, MAINES, SMEAL posted by Angelia Beish on Sunday, July 25, 1999

I am looking for any help on these surnames in Clearfield County PA: Beish, Duck, Smeal, Maines My line goes as this Angelia Z. Beish daughter of Marshall Alvin Beish Marshall Alvin Beish son of Marshall Isaac Beish and Alice Grace Duck Marshall Isaac Beish son of Alvin Beish and Amelia E. Maines Alice Duck daughter of Jacob Duck and Mary Smeal I have the Beish tree back almost 7 generations but the Duck, Maines and Smeal this is all I have is just names.


GUELICH, GULICH, NORRIS, REED posted by Margaret Tuzzo on Tuesday, July 27, 1999

I am looking for any information on the following surnames of relatives who lived in Clearfield Co. GULICH or GUELICH , NORRIS esp. the father of George L. - Moses Norris , REED Thank you.


BAER, KEAGY posted by Rebecca York on Thursday, July 29, 1999

I am looking for info/leads on my grandfather Joseph William BAER b. 1909 Clearfield County, PA, his father Joseph William BAER b. apx. 1867 PA, and his mother Elizabeth KEAGY b. apx. 1871 PA..


HOOVER posted by Allen Hoover on Friday, July 30, 1999

I am the GGgrandson of Frank Hoover. A coal miner from the Clearfield area, he is known to have worked in various mines around the Clearfield/Huntingdon area, to include mines in Broadtop, Houtzdale and snowshoe during the period 1868-1885. He was married to Viktoria Haffley and there were four children: Frank Aloysis, Joseph D., Mary and John. According to family lore, he was killed in a mine accident in/around the Houtzdale area circa 1885. Any information/leads or advice would be eternally appreciated. Have a great week..


IRVIN, SHOCKEY posted by Alice Balest on Saturday, July 31, 1999

Need any info you have on Susannah IRVIN who probably lived in Clearfied Co, PA, and whose name appeared in the Bible of Abraham CHristopher SHOCKEY b 1847 nr Curwensville. He is the son of John Valentine SHOCKEY 1818/9-1899..



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