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Posted Queries for May 2000

ADLER, DIPPOLD, EVERS posted by Linda Bauman on Thursday, May 4, 2000

I am seeking info on the families of EVERS. Anthony & Elizabeth MEYER had following known Children:
Mary who married Martin Dippold (had 13 Children)
Francis (Frank) who married Maria PARITUS ( 8 children)
Then Mary GAUSMAN had son William
Barbara (with Simon Jacob)Named as godparents of My G-Aunt

Thru info from e-mail There was a daughter who married an ADLER. Son Felix Adler was a popular clown in Ringling Brother's Circus in early 1900's.
Anthony was one of the original settlers of St Marys, PA arriving in 1842. Thus Evers Ave.
Any & All info appreciated Thanks in advance.

LANNING, SHERWOOD posted by David Lanning on Thursday, May 4, 2000

John LANNING (b 1853 NJ) and Lavina (nee SHERWOOD) LANNING (b 1852 NY) lived in Jones Twnshp, ELK Co, PA in 1880 Census. Children include Irving, George and Laura.
Any information on what happened to John LANNING in Elk Co. between about 1872 (when his son George W. LANNING was born) and about 1882 (when Lavina left for Michigan)????

KRAFT, MERTZ posted by Denice Klaiber on Thursday, May 4, 2000

I am looking for descendants of George and Theresia Mertz and Joseph and Rosa Kraft of St. Marys, PA. Any help would be appreciated. I am willing to share information.

DEHASS, MACDONELL, NEFCY posted by John Ford on Sunday, May 7, 2000

My grandmother Thecla Teresa Dehass born 12-01-1899 Bennezette, Elk, Pa Her mother's name was Bridget Nefcy from Buffalo, NY Her father was Harry Dehass from Alsace, Pa

SIMMONS posted by Jerry Simmons on Monday, May 8, 2000

HI Looking for any family members that may still be in the area my father Robert Lee Simmons was born in Elk County 8/26/1925 His father was Allison Simmons and His mother was Audrey Scott Simmons.Would really appreciate any help!!

GREEN posted by Ken on Tuesday, May 9, 2000

Searching for any information concerning the family of Ira Green born Aug. 1, 1882 in Centreville, Elk Co., Pa. and was hanged for murder on May 9, 1905 in Bellefonte, Centre Co., Pa. Possibly moved from Elk Co. to Centre Co. around 1889/1890.

ENZ posted by Diana Galis on Friday, May 12, 2000

Seeking information on Viola Mary (or Mary Viola) Enz, daughter (perhaps adopted) of Joseph Enz and Mary Monahan (or Monaghan), born in St. Marys 3/31/1890.

SIMMERS, WURM posted by Leroy Wurm on Saturday, May 13, 2000

Looking for records, info on Anton(Anthony)Wurm, born 4-7-1847 in Prizer, Germany. He went from Arnet to St. Mary's and married Elizabeth Simmers, born 5-20-1847. They married at St. Mary's Church on 2-12-1872. Both died in Fiske, Pa in 1904.

NORDHEIM, NORTUM posted by Dee Zito on Sunday, May 21, 2000

Interested in information regarding John & Catherine NORDHEIM, their parents, siblings or children. John (1853-1927) & Catherine (1854-1891) settled in Johnsonburg, Elk Co. Children included: Annie (Sarah Anna), Mary Elizabeth, Florence J. (Jennie), Thomas Franklin (Frank), Melissa, Samuel, Matilda & Orie. Catherine died in childbirth in 1891, and John remarried Mary C. POTTS, but had no more children.
John & Catherine's children all changed their surname to NORTUM. Their daughters married into these families: KUHN, EMERY, SMITH, SPRAGUE, WILLIAMS, and BEDFORD. Several of them raised their families in the Johnsonburg area. Have lots of information to share from Annie's family (including many family photos) ? Any information appreciated.

DODGE, REXFORD posted by Ruth Larson on Tuesday, May 23, 2000

Researching my DODGE anecstors. Searching for information about T.E. REXFORD once resident of CALEDONIA, PA. Found reference MRS. SARAH ANN DODGE, wife of LORIN DODGE, of TIOGO, County was the mother of T.E. REXFORD of CALEDONIA and H.E. REXFORD of Sullivan County. All leads or clues will be appreciated.

BLOOM, HICKS, MORE posted by Linda Valetta on Friday, May 26, 2000

I am trying to find an obituary or information on the death of Frederic Bloom in the early 1900's. He was the son of Mildred(Amelia)Morey who was originally from Benezette. He was killed by accident playing with his cousin, a Keller and Paul Finkler. His siblings are shown living with the grandparents, Erasmus and Elizabeth Kellar Morey in 1910. Linda

DEGAIN, TRUCHON posted by Toni DeGain on Sunday, May 28, 2000

Seeking information on Eugenia Truchon or Archie DeGain. One son was William Joseph DeGain born in Glen Hazel, Elk County, PA. on Feb. 17, 1895.Have heard rumors that Archie was born in Quebec and may have changed his name from Desgagne to DeGain. Also heard he may have worked in a mine.

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