Jefferson County, PA
Posted Queries for October 1998
- BELL posted by George
Baker on Sunday, October 4, 1998
- I am looking for information on Porter Bell who was living in
Jefferson County in 1898. He was the son of William R. Bell and Mary
- BONNET posted by Ron
Carroll on Sunday, October 11, 1998
- Searching for information about my GGgrand father Henry Anthony
Bonnet, AKA A, Bonnet. B: April 4,1835 in Germany D:July 4, 1907
Brookville, Jefferson County Pa. I have a newspaper clipping from
"The American" Brookville Pa. page 2, dated July 6, 1982, that
says he was a well known gun makerin the area. The article also mentions
Dave Manley's Gun shop and a Russ "Hop" Harringer. If anyone
could provide me with any further information about Henry or put me in
contact with these people it would be appreciated..
- BROWN, SMITH
posted by Leslie Raybuck on Monday, October
- Looking for information the George Brown and Fayette Smith of
Jefferson Co. They had the children Mary Catherine, James Arnes, Rachel
Elizabeth, Fredrick Scott. Any information on this family would be
- BEATTY, CALDWELL,
RICHARDS posted by Christopher
Anthony on Thursday, October 22, 1998
- I am looking for information on William BEATTY who was born around
March 1783-86. He married Isabelle CALDWELL/COLWELL. They had several
children. Among them was James BEATTY. He was born September 4, 1812. He
married Catherine RICHARDS who was born October 7, 1812. They had at
least 8 children. My line comes from James E., born in 1844 and married
Ester HAWK. I am interested in finding where William and his wife are
buried and who both of there parents were. I am also interested in
finding who Catherine RICHARDS parents were too..
- KNESS, MOORHEAD
posted by Janice Harvey-Clark on Thursday,
October 22, 1998
- Henry H. KNESS and Elizabeth MOORHEAD KNESS lived in Jefferson Co PA
in the 1850"s and 1860's. 7 children were born in Jefferson Co. PA
I do not know the TWP.
- CRAWFORD, THOMAS
posted by Nancy Zinno on Thursday, October
- I am looking for info. on my G.grandmother's family. Her name was
Sarah Catherine CRAWFORD b. 5/15/1863 Beaver Twp. Jefferson Co.Pa.
Parents Israel & Phebe THOMAS CRAWFORD. I have some info. on the
CRAWFORDS, but nothing on the THOMAS side. Any info. will be grately
- MINNICH, MUSSER,
posted by Cathy Fimbel on Friday, October
- I am looking for information on SAXTON and MINNICH family from
Jefferson County. My ggrandfather (given name, DOB and DOD not known to
me at this time) SAXTON married Maude (?) MINNICH (where and when
unknown also). They had three children, Wayne, who worked in the Silk
Mill in Reynoldsville, and accidentally shot himself in the stomach with
a .22 caliber rifle and died as a result of his wound; Lewis R. SAXTON,
my grandfather, born 10-30-1910, died 6-14-1967, married to Ruth Florine
WECKER, and Thelma SAXTON, married to Theodore WECKER (Ruth's Brother).
I was told that my ggrandfather accidentally shot himself, or committed
suicide with a shotgun in his living room. Maude then married James
Gilbert MUSSER, and had four mor children with him, Melvin, Mildred
Elizabeth, "Betty Jean" who died as a small child, and Max
Ellwood. Any information on the SAXTON and/or MINNICH family in the
Emerickville area would be greatly appreciated.
- GREEN, GRIBBON,
posted by Sharon Tishler on Friday, October
- Jefferson County, Punxsutawney Date April, 1904 Birth of child to
Genevieve O'Brien and Joannes Gribbon per baptismal certificate. G.
O'Brien was step-daughter to Thomas Green and related to Haggerty family
from Rossiter. Cannot find any record of this Gribbon in Punx. or
official birth record to date. Any help will be greatly appreciated..
- BALIELL, KAMINSKI,
ZIEMKIEWICZ posted by Judith
Horton on Monday, October 26, 1998
- Looking for records of Alexander KAMINSKI, married to Helena
ZIEMKIEWICZ. Children are: Elsie, Henry, Theodore, Elizabeth BALIELL,
Marian (Cecilia) KUZNER, and Genevieve OGDEN. Alexander and Helena came
to the U.S. from Poland around 1890; definitely lived in Reynoldsville
in 1918 - Alexander died there in 1918. I need the cemetary name
(Catholic) and dates from the headstone(s) - Genevieve worked in the
Reynoldsville Silk Mill in 1918, and I need proof of its existence. Any
information at all on Elsie KAMINSKI would be greatly appreciated -
perhaps there is a marriage record for her?.
- EPLER, LYLE
posted by Karen Stowe on Tuesday, October
- My great grandfather William Lyle lived in Jefferson Co during the
1910 census. He was born in Prince Edward Island in Jan 1835. In 1910 he
was living with his grandson John age 25. My great great grandfather
Levi Epler and his wife and family also lived in Reynoldsville Jefferson
Co in 1907..
- COCHRAN posted by Mary
Boyd on Friday, October 30, 1998
- COCHRANs of 1830 - 1870 Eldred, Jefferson County, Pennsylvania
Husband James Cochran (b. 1831, PA; d. 1863 civil war)
Wife: Jane (b. 1826, PA; d. PA)
Sister-in-law: Julie Elden (b.1835, PA)
1. Rebecca Jennett (b. 1858 in Eldred)
2. James H. (b. June 1860 in Eldred)
3. Fulton Elsworth (baptized June 30, 1862 at Mt. Tabor Presbyterian
Church in Sigel, PA)
4. Ellen Matilda (baptized June 30, 1862 at Mt. Tabor Presbyterian
Church in Sigel, PA).
After James was killed in the civil war, Jane Cochran moved from Eldred
in 1865. She is listed as living in Illinois in 1883 and in Pennsylvania
again in 1890.
I have information on James Cochran's parents and siblings but would
like to have connecting inforation on his wife (Jane) and children,
Rebecca, James H., Fulton Ellsworth, and Ellen Matilda. Please contact
me if you have any COCHRAN that lived in Jefferson County between 1830 -
1870. Thank you!.
- CALDWELL, CALDWELLS,
posted by Mary Boyd on Friday, October 30,
- CALDWELLS of Eldred and Brookville, Jefferson County, Pennsylvania
Husband James CALDWELL (b. Aug 25, 1823, Mt. Pleasant, Washington Co,
m. Margaret Jane COCHRAN in 1848 in Eldred, Jefferson Co, PA;
occupation: Jefferson County Surveyor 1859-65 & 1868-74; d. March
Wife Margaret Jane Cochran(b. 1829, PA; d. PA)
1. Elizabeth Ann (b. 1851 in Eldred; m. Hugh MCCRACKEN)
2. Joseph GLEASON (b. 1853 in Eldred; occupation: surveyor)
3. Mary Jane (b. 1855 in Eldred; m. Harvey MCGIFFIN; resided in
4. Isabella (b. 1858 in Eldred; m. Samuel LARRY; resided in Allegheny)
5. Ella (b. Jefferson Co, PA; m. William PORTER)
6. James B. (b. Jeffeson Co, PA; moved to the West)
James and Margaret Jane Caldwell moved from Eldred to Brookville in abt.
1868. They were members of the Mt. Tabor and Brookville Presbyterian
Churches for many years. Please contact me if you would like more
information or you think you have connecting information. Thank you..
- FYE, LYONS, MASON
posted by Joan Huber on Friday, October 30,
- Anybody know the birth place of Alexander Lyons born 1784 who married
Mary Fye, daughter of Henry Fye, Sr. of Winslow Twp., Jefferson Co., PA
and resided in Winslow Twp., Jefferson Co., until he disappeared in abt
1832? Mary Fye Lyons then married George Mason. Would like to know when
George died. Would like death date of Henry Fye, Sr..
- HAUPT, HINDERLITER,
posted by Nancy Zinno on Friday, October
- I am looking for info. on Mary Elizabeth HINDERLITER Born 8/2/1854 in
Porter Twp. Jeff. Co. Died 11/7/1925 in Brooksville. Married John
Phillip HAUPT 4/11/1875 and had 2 daughters 1. Lida Estella b. 3/4/78
and 2. Mary Ruth 1/11/1899. Mary Ruth married Sherrill Clifford PLYLER
2/19/16. I'm not sure, but I think Mary Elizabeth was the daughter of
Sarah Phebe THOMAS.
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