Lancaster County, PA
Posted Queries for July 1999


ABBOT, ABBOTT posted by Roger Abbott on Saturday, July 31, 1999

ABBOT or ABBOTT, Article in the Genealogial Gleanings from Lancaster Journal states a Henry Abbot hung himself on Oct. 20,1821. Henry was from Pulteney, Steuben County, N.Y.and had a family and a farm in Pultney.Thank you for any additional information you can pass on. Was he from Lancaster and moved to NY ?? Are there any other records,police etc.?? Is he buried in Lancaster ??


OBERDORFF, ORERDORFF, OVERDORFF, OVERDURF posted by Ashley on Saturday, July 31, 1999

I am looking for information about people with the following surnames, OVERDORFF, OBERDORFF, ORERDORFF, OVERDURF, or similar variations who may have settled in the Lancaster area following the revolution, they were supposed to have been Hessian Soldiers. Any information would be greatly appreciated. Thank you for your time.


CRILL, HOWETT posted by Julie Bahr Kostelac on Saturday, July 31, 1999

HOWETT: Looking for information on Daniel HOWETT b. 1816/1817 in Lancaster PA; m. Barbara CRILL, April 10, 1842 in Clark County, OH. Eventually moved to Wabash County, IN. Died: June 7, 1887 in Huntington, IN. Daniel and Barbara had 8 children: John, William, Mary Catherine, Sarah, Anne, Susanna, Lydia, and Rebecca May. Any info would be greatly appreciated!


JOHNSON, LANDIS posted by Bob Ballantyne on Saturday, July 31, 1999

LANDIS - Looking for Christian LANDIS found in the Upper Leacock, LancCo census of 1850 and 1860 with wife Esther. He apparently befriended my g-gf William Hamer JOHNSON who thereafter named his two sons Christian Johnson and Landis Johnson, the later my gf and for whom I have the middle name Landis. However, I am not a Landis descendent, but I am interested in who this Christian Landis was and what his relationship was to Wm Hamer Johnson. Four Johnsons, including W H, were orphaned at an early age and the family broken up and "farmed out." Robert Landis Ballantyne


BEAM, MUSSELMAN posted by James Beam on Saturday, July 31, 1999

Seeking the name of Isaac K. BEAM and Eliza MUSSELMAN Beam's son that I do not have. I have Charles, Andrew, James, and Barton. They lived in Bowmansville.These sons were born between 1858 and 1872. I need the b and d dates for Barton, also. Thank you.


BAKER, MCGEE, WICKS posted by Alice Beard on Saturday, July 31, 1999

MCGEE --I am trying to find any descendants of David McGee, Esq. of Lancaster, Lancaster Co., PA. He built the house that my father grew up in and we are looking for early photographs of that house. The house was built in White Rock, Little Britain Twp., Lancaster Co., PA about 1875. My brother has inherited this house and wants to restore it to it's original state. The house also has a very unique basement foundation, a series of large windows were placed in the foundation wall facing the east. I should say that David McGee sold the house to John G. WICKS, my great grandfather, who then sold it to my grandparents, Harry M. BAKER and Alice C. Wicks Baker. I believe that David McGee was also responsible for other building in the White Rock area.


ROLANDS posted by Diana Bolton on Saturday, July 31, 1999

ROLANDS: I am looking for any and all informtion on the Roland Family. Last known to be located around Lancaster and Leacock Co. PA . I am also looking for a cemetery that went by the name of Kurtz Cemetery also located in Leacock Twp.


CARL, COIL, CORL, CORYL, COYL, ORRIN posted by Kathi Corl Browne on Saturday, July 31, 1999

Searching for info on family of Samuel CORL b. abt 1800 in PA, m. Tobitha ORRIN 1820 in PA, d. Sep 15 1883 in OH?. He lived in Lancaster Co. and moved to Ohio around 1827. Name sometimes appeared as COIL, COYL, CORYL,and CARL. Trade was lumbering.


CARIGAN posted by Jim Carigan on Saturday, July 31, 1999

CARIGAN and phonetic spell-alikes. Looking for info on 18th Century CARIGANs, Patrick, Michael, Jacob, in and around Conestoga township. Also, anyone willing to do lookups in "Biographical Annals of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania"


DORWART, KITCH, MELLON posted by Denise on Saturday, July 31, 1999

KITCH,MELLON,DORWART: Barbara Kitch married George Dorwart September 18,1803 and had a son John December 21,1813. Mary Ann Mellon married John Dorwart October 19, 1834 and had several children including Emanuel September 15, 1837. Searching the Kitch and Mellon families.


PENTICOFF, SHIRK posted by Marilyn Donegan on Saturday, July 31, 1999

SHIRK/PENTICOFF: Looking for information on marriage information, parents and/or siblings of William SHIRK born 9/15/1822 and Susannah Penticoff born 3/2/1835 - both born in Pennsylvania and then moved to Northwestern Illinois prior to 1853.


STOUDER posted by Ruth Dunlap on Saturday, July 31, 1999

STOUDER Need information on Stouders of Lancaster Co. and connection to Stouders of Washington Co. MD 1770s-1800, Cambria Co. PA 1800, Montgomery Co. OH 1800-1830, and Elkhart Co. IN 1830.


DUNLAP, GAMBLE posted by Ruth Dunlap on Saturday, July 31, 1999

GAMBLE Samuel Gamble in Bart twp. Lancaster Co. 1761-1779, died Westmoreland Co. PA 1789/90. He b. 17 Mar. 1792 Enniskillen, Co. Fermaugh, Ireland. His will names children Martha, Josiah, Prudence, David, Jane, Ann, Esther/Hester, James, Rebecca, Samuel, Mary. Martha was probably wife of William DUNLAP of Ohio Co. VA. Prudence was probably wife of Alexander Morrison of Lancaster Co. PA. Need information on all children, plus Samuel Gamble's parents.


DIEHM, STONER posted by Linda Echternacht on Saturday, July 31, 1999

Looking for any information about DIEHM family and STONER Family. Thanks.


ESSICK, ESSIG posted by Martin Essick on Saturday, July 31, 1999

ESSICK/ESSIG family My ancestor, Rudolph Essig, and his family came to America in 1736, settling in SE PA. The spelling was changed to Essick and they migrated west like many of the German Immigrants. I have info to exchange with any one interested in this family. I also need to contact anyone familiar with the work of the Essick Family Association. They met regularly in Southeastern PA during the 1900 to 1950 time frame. I would like to correspond with anyone from the Essick or Essig line by E-mail or snail mail (184 Sandhurst Rd., Columbia, SC, 29210). Martin Essick


FREDERICK posted by Carl Frederic on Saturday, July 31, 1999

FREDERICK ; I'm researching FREDERICK roots in the Mount Joy area, any information would be greatly appreciated, thank you, Clark


FREYS, FRYS posted by Roger Frey on Saturday, July 31, 1999

I am looking for FREYS / FRYS in PA but haven't a clue what town or county. I have a Louis Frey b. 1853 in PA. What I find shows his father was also Louis and born in Germany. Louis had a brother James William b. 1859 in Vienna, Maries County, MO. I think there was a sister as well but not sure about her name. Probably Elizabeth as the family referred to her as Bett or Beth, I'm told. Louis and James William's mother was, I believe, Mary (Polly)Vaughn / Vaugn. James William Frey, my Grandfather, m. Rebecca Anna Ramey b. 1865 in Vinton County, Ohio. James and Anna m. 1884 in Maries County, MO and later moved to Greene County, MO where my Father, Elmer Frey, was born in 1908, in Phenix, MO. Does anyone have information on this family?


YEISER posted by Sally Jo Gibson on Saturday, July 31, 1999

Wish to contact YEISER descendants. Englehart, Frederich, Magdalena, and others lived in Lancaster Co., in the 1700's.


JAYSER, YEISER posted by Sally Jo Gibson on Saturday, July 31, 1999

YEISER: Researching YEISER/JAYSER family in Lancaster Co., PA as well as Yeiser families throughout USA. Yeiser family immigrated to US from Germany. Please contact me by email. Thanks


LEHMAN, ROBINSON posted by Toni Giuffrida on Saturday, July 31, 1999

Looking for information on a store run by Thomas ROBINSON that was once on the property that I live on.He owned the land around 1867,in Providence Township.We believe it might have been a General store on the corner of the property.We've researched back pretty far and can trace who owned the land and when,but no photo or description of the store.Any information would be greatly appreciated.Robinson sold the land to Simon LEHMAN in 1882.Thanks so much.


MELLOTT posted by Pam Grier on Saturday, July 31, 1999

Searching for info on Ernest Nathaniel MELLOTT and Nathaniel Harrison MELLOTT, McConnelsburg, Orbisonia, Shirleysburg area. Just getting started on family geneology could use any assistance. Thanks! Pam


GREEN, WINNEMORE posted by Kathleen Groll on Saturday, July 31, 1999

Looking for burial place in Lancaster County of Thomas WINNEMORE and Evan GREEN WINNEMORE in the 1830's.


HEINEY posted by Ivie Hall on Saturday, July 31, 1999

HEINEY Family. Searching for information about the Heiney Family in Lancaster Co. Believed they moved to the Pequea area in the late 1800's. Especially interested in the descendants of Samuel Heiney. Believe he was born in 1920 or 1921. His wife's name was Jeane? Any information is greatly appreciated.


HARTLEY, SCHAPPELL, SHAPPELL posted by Carolyn Hanson on Saturday, July 31, 1999

I'm looking for information on John Miller SHAPPELL (SCHAPPELL) married to Elizabeth Fanny HARTLEY; parents of Fanny Fiana Shappell-born 19 nov 1895 in Giradville, PA.


NIXON posted by Cathie Hargreaves on Saturday, July 31, 1999

James NIXON made his will 10 Jan 1759, pro 16 Jan 1759 Lancaster Co., PA. Does anyone have the text of this will?


JOHNSTON posted by Judy Harper on Saturday, July 31, 1999

I am looking for the JOHNSTON family who lived in Lancaster Co. about 1740.The father may have been James JOHNSTON, his wife Elizabeth and sons, James, Thomas, John and Robert.


HESS posted by Larry Hess on Saturday, July 31, 1999

HESS, Balthasar(b. c1710, d. 1761) and Eva Susanna(b. c1714, d. 1761)arrived at Phila, PA and lived in Lancaster co. Children born in PA: Eva Susanna, Eva Catherina, Eva Elisabet and Johan George. Looking for names of other children born in Europe and ancestors.


NAFF posted by Carol Hopping on Saturday, July 31, 1999

Found Jacob NAFF in 1751 tax list. I want to find more on Jacob.


RUSH posted by Carol Hopping on Saturday, July 31, 1999

John RUSH buys land in 1774 in Penn Twp, Northumberland County, Penn while living in Lancaster County, Penn. Need to find birth, marriage, wife, parents for John RUSH


BOYLE posted by Karen Ifert on Saturday, July 31, 1999

BOYLE, James English 1867-1947. optometrist in Lancaster


MILLER, WITTERS posted by A. Jacobson on Saturday, July 31, 1999

Subject: WITTERS/MILLER I am looking for desendants of George WITTERS (1814-1890) and Lydia MILLER of Penn township, Lancaster county, PA. They had 8 children; Jacob D., Elizabeth, John D., Susannah, Samuel D., Jeremiah M., George M. and Catherine. Please reply via e-mail to:


BUTLER, GRAVEN, KARRAGER, LETT, MCGINLEY, PHIFER, REED, SHAFER, THOMAS, VERSE posted by Celia Johnson on Saturday, July 31, 1999

Trying to find out abt parents & sibblings to William LINDSEYb.8 May 1771 Lancaster Co, PA; father, Wiliam died in Rev War. Mother (?) returned to her home country of Scotland, leaving her 2 sons, William and James. James died soon thereafter. William was adoped by Richard Clees of Maytown, Lancaster Co, PA. - lived with him until 21. Moved on to Montgomery Co, PA - married Catherine REED 1792 then returned to Lancaster Co, PA. Moved to Bedford Co, PA then migrated to Ohio in 1801, first to Stark Co, Ohio for 8 years then on to Knox Co, Ohio. Was a farmer in Stark Co,.Died in Knox Co, Ohio 19 Feb 1837;children:Jacob (md Sarah GRAVEN);Catherine (md Jacob LETT);Mary E. (md John BUTLER);Elizabeth (md Frderick KARRAGER);Sarah (md Samuel THOMAS);Eve (md Robert MCGINLEY);Nancy (md John VERSE):John;William (md ? SHAFER);Susan (md Cornelius PHIFER);


KISE posted by Jeanne Klein on Saturday, July 31, 1999

I am seeking information on the last name of KISE from Washington Boro, PA. Specifically, I am looking for information on Samuel Kise of Washington Boro. I understand he was in the Civil War from a PA regiment. If anyone knows, or is a descendant of his, please respond to me. Thank you.


LONGANECKER, SHOWALTER posted by D. Larkey on Saturday, July 31, 1999

Searching for ancestors of Lydia SHOWALTER b.13 august 1819 Lancaster Co.,m. 1837, Lancaster County Pa. to Jacob LONGANECKER b. 13 August 1814 Lancaster Co., Pa.


AULT, IMHOFF posted by Michael Ledo on Saturday, July 31, 1999

AULT, William B. married to Caroline IMHOFF 11-7-1851. He was born 10-29-1826 in New Holland and is buried at Hernley Mennonite. She was born 10-2-1828. Looking for ancestors and any other children besides Jacob I. B. 1-5-1856. Thank you.


STORMFELTZ posted by Michael Ledo on Saturday, July 31, 1999

STORMFELTZ, John(1821-?) and Hannah(1831-?) went to Kissel Hill church. I am searching for her maiden name as well as their parents. I believe John's parents are John (1792-1878) and Sabena (1789-1848) Stormfeltz. Does anyone have this line? Thank you.


HEAGY, QUIN posted by Ligeia Heagy on Saturday, July 31, 1999

Looking for any information on my great grandfather Irvin R. HEAGY, born between 1890 - 1895 in Lancaster County. First wife was Marion QUIN(N), and their son's name was Harold James Heagy (b. 12/08/1912. Thank you for your help!!!


CARPENTER, LEIN, ZIMMERMAN posted by Larry Line on Saturday, July 31, 1999

Looking for Leins in the early 1700's descendants of Johan Jacob LEIN b(1714)m jun1747 d1762 married to Mrs. Jacob Lein. Son was George Lein b1729 Lanc. Co.,m Jun1747. Wife was Salome (CARPENTER/ZIMMERMAN). They had 12 children includig a David Lein who was a member of the Minute Man Assoc of the Rev. War


BOWMAN posted by Roger Lopata on Saturday, July 31, 1999

Seeking info on Ezra F. BOWMAN, late 1800s, possibly a toolmaker or gunsmith in Lancaster, PA. An info greatly appreciated.


BRENNEISEN, HAUCK, SOWER posted by Pat Lundy on Saturday, July 31, 1999

SOWER: Seeking parents of Juliette/Juliana Sower who married John Jacob BRENNEISEN. They lived in Earle Twp, Lancaster County. He died 1778 and she married Justus HAUCK 1782. She died by 1786.


MOORE posted by M. Phillips on Saturday, July 31, 1999

Patrick MOORE -- Thomas MOORE--Little Britan Twp. Lancaster Co. Pa.1790 through 1820.Is this your family?


MALEY posted by Robert Maley on Saturday, July 31, 1999

Looking for any information or connections to James MALEY. In 1800 he was in Pequea, Martic Twp. He was also on the 1810,1820 and 1830 census of Martic Twp. In Oct 1790 Mc Fall, Henry, Jr., Miller, Peter, Moore, John and Wherry, James had children baptized at the Miller home in Martic Twp. James Maley was the sponsor of the Moore child.


SLOAD posted by R. E. Markin on Saturday, July 31, 1999

Looking for information on the SLOAD surname, particularly the ancestors of one Howard C. Sload, b. Lancaster Co. 1919. Mr. Sload is my father-in-law. Any information on this line will be greatly appreciated.


CARITHERS, LUCKIE posted by Jan McChesney on Saturday, July 31, 1999

CARITHERS:Robert b. Mar 30 1744 Lancaster Co. Pa.m. Mary LUCKIE d. Madison county, Ga. Oct 4 1832 ..need parents? Siblings? any and all info much appreciated.


MCPHERSON posted by Michael McPherson on Saturday, July 31, 1999

I am looking for information on Alexander MCPHERSON and his wife Rebecca. They lived in Lancaster county in Salisbury Twp. His father was also named Alexander as well as one of this children. I have no birth dates for anyone. Would like any info possible on the family.


QUICK posted by Sue Melvin on Saturday, July 31, 1999

QUICK - Searching for information on the Quick family. Levi Quick was born in Lancaster County in 1834. His father Jame Quick, mother not know at this time. Any help would be appreciated.


QUICK posted by Sue Melvin on Saturday, July 31, 1999

QUICK - Searching for information regarding Levib. 1833 and Amos b. 1836 Quick born in Lancaster County, PA. Father perhaps James Quick. Mother unknown but may have died in Lancaster County after the birth of Amos Quick. Any information appreciated.


KEEFER, KILLIAN posted by Michael Jones on Saturday, July 31, 1999

KILLIAN I am searching for any information on the Killians. My gg grandmother, Amanda Killian was born 10/5/1851 and was christened at Bergstrasse Lutheran Church 10/31/1852. She married Soloman Valentine KEEFER 11/23/1873 I believe in Franklin Co where her parents were listed in the 1860 census. Amanda's parents were Nathan and Mary (Maria) Killian. Nathan was born in Epherata Twp, 11/22/1825. His parents were Richard Killian and Elizabeth Killian. I do not know Mary's or Elizabeth's maiden name. Richard may have been born in the same township in 1792, the son of Philip Killian and Elizabeth Neser. Any help is greatly appreciated.


HUFFNAGLE, MILES posted by Victor Miles on Saturday, July 31, 1999

MILES,Col.David W. Miles B.11/26/1831 D.7/15/1893 in Lancaster,PA.Cannot find out who his parents are I've searched all over the web and still cannot find anything.All the help I can get would be greatly appreciated.His wife's name is Mary Elizabeth HUFFNAGLE B.1/1/1833 D.7/29/1895.Both are buried in Lancaster Cemetery.


MOHR, WHOLLEBER posted by Rebekah Mohr on Saturday, July 31, 1999

Hi! great page. first i've been able to fing on Landcaster Pa. researching the surname "mohr" Johann George MOHR b.1802 Germany. Married Catherine WHOLLEBER 1826 in Landcaster Pa. Does anyone know where I would write to obtain a marriage cirticate for these people? thanks.


ADAMS, NELSON posted by Molly on Saturday, July 31, 1999

My ggggrandfather,Samuel NELSON (1782-1859) and his wife Mary "Polly" ADAMS came to Richmond, Virginia from Elizabethtown, Pa. around 1800. Does anyone have any information on who his parents were? Samuel and Mary's children were: James A., Mary, Henry Clarke, John A., Nancy Ann,Thomas Wilton, Julia A., Sarah, Samuel Adams,Robert A., William A., and Alonzo. Thank you for any help.


COVER posted by Peter Mooney on Saturday, July 31, 1999

COVER - Searching for the parents and siblings of Sophia Cover.She was born 25 May 1859 in Lancaster.Any help in finding her family,would be truly appreciated. Yours,Pete.


KLEOPFER, KLEPFER, KLOPFER posted by Marge Moore on Saturday, July 31, 1999



GRAHAM, SMITH posted by Georgia Owens on Saturday, July 31, 1999

Searching for information on the parents and spouse for Michael GRAHAM as well as his DOM;I have been told his spouse was Elizabeth SMITH. If this is true, I would also be interested in information on her parents.


HOUSTON, HOWEY, HUSTON posted by Barbara Parks on Saturday, July 31, 1999

Searching for any information on John and Nancy (HOUSTON/HUSTON) HOWEY. John served in the Lancaster co., Militia during the Revolution. Seems to have died circa 1782. Have no information on him after this. He was apparently in Buck's co., in the 1760's. His children went separate ways, one stayed in N.J., one went to VA and then KY, one went west to Westmoreland co. and then to Ohio. Would appreciate any help on finding more about John and Nancy.


BAKER posted by Susan Payne on Saturday, July 31, 1999

Looking for parents and siblings of George BAKER b. 1/27/1818 in Jackson Twp, Dauphin County, PA. m. Elizabeth (? Both are buried in Middletown, Dauphin County, PA. Have info to share. Any leads appreciated! Thanks, Susan


HOUSER posted by Susan Payne on Saturday, July 31, 1999

Looking for information on parents and siblings of Harry HOUSER b. June 1848. 1900 Census has him living in Middletown, Dauphin County, PA. Have his wife and children's info. Thanks! Susan


REIGLE posted by Susan Payne on Saturday, July 31, 1999

REIGLE, John b. 8/22/1822 and wife Rebecca b. 2/3/1826. Looking for info only their parents and siblings. Have info to share. Both are buried at Miller's-St. Jacobs Church, Armstrong Valley, Enterline, PA (Upper Dauphin County) Any info would be appreciated! Susan


HUNT, PEDEN posted by D. Bea Price on Saturday, July 31, 1999

My gggrandfather was James PEDEN born in Lancaster PA. He married Sarah Ann HUNT on 17 Jan 1838. My grandfather's death certificate (Ruben David Peden)shows his date of birth as 8 Sep 1850 in IN. The 1860 Green Co., IN census shows 4 children: John, 14; Reuben, 10; Elizabeth, 8; and Lucinda, 2. Anyone know any more about the family? Thanks for any info.


REED posted by Diana Reed on Saturday, July 31, 1999

Looking for info on Hugh REED Esq. and wife name. Have children.Left PA for North Carolina about 1758-1760. Need to know if he was born in U.S.,Irland, or Scotland. Also if his parents were born U.S. or elswhere. Am trying to find info on Hugh and his parents. Hugh Reed Esq. was born about 1715-20, died 1786 in N.C. His children were, Hugh Jr.Capt. Henry Reed,William, John, Isaiah, and Mary.


MILLER posted by Terry Reed on Saturday, July 31, 1999

Henry Frank MILLER b. July 1830 Lancaster Co., PA, any information, Thanks.


APPLER, KUHN, METZ, RHODES, SEITZ, SHOUP, SITES posted by John Rhodes on Saturday, July 31, 1999

RHODES APPLER SITES/SEITZ SHOUP METZ John Rhodes born ca. 1750 Lanc. Co. PA David APPLER shoemaker in Earltown in 1760's. Wife Catherine. Possible son David APPLER later of Dauphin Co. Dau Catherine married Peter KUHN in June 1769 in First German Ref. Church of Lancaster. Any knowledge of background of David APPLER?


KING, NICHOLDS posted by Roberta Rigazzi on Saturday, July 31, 1999

Looking for information on Edward KING and Elizabeth NICHOLDS who were married in Lancaster CO. in the mid 1700s. They later migrated to Sullivan CO., TN.


CHANEY, UPPERMAN posted by Jane Robinson on Saturday, July 31, 1999

UPPERMAN - I am searching for my gggrandfather Jacob F. UPPERMAN. He married my gggrandmother Ann Rebecca CHANEY in Baltimore City, 4 July 1943. In the marriage notice posted in the "Baltimore Sun" it states Lancaster papers please copy.They lived together until June 1845 then divorced, in the divorce papers it states the mother of Jacob took care of his son. Guessing Jacob was born in 1820-1825. Any help I can get will be greatly appreciated!!


REMALEY, REMELEY, REMLEY posted by Jim Scharf on Saturday, July 31, 1999

REMLEY/REMALEY/REMELEY. Looking for antecedents of Susan Margaret REMLEY, my g-grandmother. Her cemetery record in Cincinnati indicates she was b. 18 October 1836 in Lancaster, daughter of William Remley, wife's name unknown. Also buried in Spring Grove Cemetery in Cincinnati is Jacob Remley, B. ca. 1828 in Lancaster. He may be a younger brother of William or an older brother of Susan. Any information is appreciated, as this is one of the "brick walls" in my family search.


MARLIN, MCGACHEY, MCGAHEY, MCGUAGHEY posted by Lee Marlin Schneider on Saturday, July 31, 1999

MARLIN, John court appointed administrator for JRobert MCGAHEY (MCGUAGHEY - MCGACHEY). John was thought to have been part of the Donegal settlers. Any information about John greatly appreciated!!


RISSER posted by Dave Scott on Saturday, July 31, 1999

RISSER - Looking for Joseph RISSER born about 1830 in Lancaster or Lebenon Co. Married Lahar or Leah about 1850 and moved to Ohio about 1850. If you have any info on the RISSERs of PA please contact me. Thanks a lot.


HOPPESS, RIDER posted by Lisa Shindlebower on Saturday, July 31, 1999

RIDER/HOPPESS - Searching for William RIDER m to Christina Unknown or Mary Jane HOPPESS in late 1700s or right at turn of century in PA. I believe they are the parents of my gggrandfather Isaac RIDER b. 1804 and his brother Henry RIDER b. 1802 also a sister named Julia Ann RIDER b. 1806. I'm not sure they're from Lancaster. William settled in Wythe County VA around 1820 and the family continued there for a couple of generations. Any help or questions welcome. Thanks, Lisa


MAST, SCHNEIDER, SHIRK posted by Bob Shirk on Saturday, July 31, 1999

SHIRK, SCHNEIDER, MAST...currently searching for descendants of Paul MAST and MARY SCHNEIDER MAST. Mary last listed in obit of sister, Laura SCHNEIDER, who died March 3, 1984 in Lebanon, PA. It was reported to me she had eight children. Seeking help in identifying any living children or grandchildren of PAUL and Mary S. MAST. Unfortunately no dates of birth or death are availble for the Masts. Sure would appreciate any help. Thanks.


ADAMS posted by Mauri Shuler on Saturday, July 31, 1999

My ancestry can be easily traced to William ADAMS, of Mifflintown, PA. I want to see if he is linked to Presidents John Quincy Adams and John Adams


JOHNSTON, WILSON posted by Donna Smith on Saturday, July 31, 1999

I am seeking information on the Alexander WILSON family that supposedly lived in Lancaster Co. Pa in the 1700s. Alexander, Jr is said to have been born 1744 in Pa. He married Agnes JOHNSTON. Alex and his father went to Greene Co. Tn in the early 1780s. Any bit of data will be greatly appreciated. Thank you.


SCHNEIDER posted by Herman Stephan on Saturday, July 31, 1999

SCHNEIDER, Researching the Schneider family from Hempfield and Manheim township from the 1750 to the 1800.. Have info but need more...Phillip, Phillip Jr. George, John...


FULTS, FULTZ, VOLTZ, VOLZ posted by Caroline Stephen on Saturday, July 31, 1999

VOLZ, VOLTZ, FULTZ, FULTS - Looking for information about my ancestors, George and Catharine ___ Fultz. George was born in PA in 1789, and moved to Indiana in the 1830's. I have found a George Volz/Voltz born or christened in Lancaster Co., PA on 8/10/1789. His parents were George and Margaret Volz/Voltz. Any information about this family would be appreciated!!! Please e mail me if you have anything.


MCFADDEN posted by Martin Stewar on Saturday, July 31, 1999

Searching for family information on my GGGG Grandparents, Samuel MCFADDEN and his wife Mary B. (maiden name unknown.) Samuel born in Pennsylvania (possibly Lancaster County) about 1771 and Mary born in Pennsylvania about 1778. Assumed that they married in Pennsylvania around 1800. Known children are Mary (born 11-1-1801), Samuel (12-18-1803), Hugh (abt 1804), Jacob (abt 1808), Catherine, Rachael, Eleanor, Julie, and Sarah. Family left Pennsylvania before 1820 and relocated to Wayne Township, Montgomery County, Ohio where Samual and Mary lived out the rest of their lives. There is a John McFADDEN, possibly Samuel's brother, listed as one of the earliest settlers of Wayne Township - prior to 1810. Samuel died July 15, 1851 and Mary died December 9, 1858. Both buried in Bethel Cemetery, Bethel Township, Miami County, Ohio.


STOBER, STOVER posted by Mike Stover on Saturday, July 31, 1999

STOVER/STOBER searching for relatives and information on Stover/Stober famalies. Mostly York County but many spread out over southern Pa. I completed book on Stover Family copy donated to The Historical Society Of York County. I will share any information.


GOOD posted by Linda Sweger on Saturday, July 31, 1999

Any information on the following names, especially dates of birth/death,would be appreciated. All of these GOOD's were from Lancaster Cnty. My GGGGrandfather John GOOD married Barbara Lehman their children; John L.;Jacob;Moses;Levi;Henry and Abraham. My GGGrandfather John L. Good married Catherine Ebersole their children; my GGrandfather Simon; Ellen; Ida; Grant and Sarah. Thank you.


BINKLEY, FUNK, SHIRK posted by Donna Funk Thomas on Saturday, July 31, 1999

Looking for the children of John FUNK (b. abt 1760 in Manor Twp) and Elizabeth SHIRK (d/o Ulrich Shirk). They were married about 1783 in St.James Episcopal Church, Lancaster. John FUNK is the son of Henry and Martha FUNK of Manor Township. John and Elizabeth FUNK may have lived in the Marietta/Mount Joy/East Donegal townships. I am trying to link a Jacob FUNK (b. 12/20/1784) who later married Elizabeth BINKLEY (b. 10/13/1783) as their child. All information or clues very much appreciated! This is my final missing link.


BEVILHEIMER, DELONG, KIMBLE, LOWERY, SNYDER, SUNTHEIMER posted by Jeanette DeLong Thomason on Saturday, July 31, 1999

Lucinda BEVILHEIMER: Am trying to locate where the Bevilheimers settled in PA. Lucinda married Joseph DELONG from Medina Cty, OH. They both immigrated in the 1800s, Bevilheimers from Holland and the DeLongs from Alsace-Lorraine, France. Joseph rode horseback to PA to court Lucinda after meeting on the boat. I am sure that they married in PA, but do not know where they settled in PA. Any help will be appreciated.


BAIR, MUELLER posted by Valerie Trotter on Saturday, July 31, 1999

Looking for any info on parents of Alice Radcliffe BAIR, born in Bird-in-Hand, PA., Aug. 4, 1889. Younger brother Lester. She had a sister, whose name is unknown to me. Alice married William MUELLER. My Paternal grandparents.


BENEVICH posted by Cathy Walker on Saturday, July 31, 1999

BENEVICH. any info on the Benevich family, please contact me. Paul, Michael, John Benevich born Lancastr county.


JONES, MULLIN posted by Julie Mullen Ward on Saturday, July 31, 1999

JONES - MULLIN: I need information on Christiana JONES who possibly came from Lancaster Co. She was m. June 15, 1815 in Greene Co., Ohio to William MULLIN and may be the dt. of William or Richard JONES and sister to Margaret Jones b. 1801 in Lancaster Co., PA. Can someone help with this family? Thank you so much!


BARTLETT, CHAMBERS, HOLMES, HOLMS, WHITEHORNE posted by Lisa Waterman on Saturday, July 31, 1999

William Holms CHAMBERS Born Sept 4, 1804 in Lancaster Pa, Married Harriet WHITEHORNE Feb 4 1830 in Newport Rhode Island.Looking for Williams Parents, they moved to St Louis Missouri while William was a small boy. Looking for any BARTLETT s in the Lancaster Pa area around the 1800 Williams mothers maiden name may have been HOLMES HOLMS or CHAMBERS.


FOX, STUDEBAKER posted by Sandy Weir on Saturday, July 31, 1999

FOX, Michael b. 1760-70? d. 1822, m. Hannah STUDEBAKER, traveled to Columbiana Co. OH in 1800 on horseback, later moving to Portage Co.


WERNTZ posted by Teresa Werntz on Saturday, July 31, 1999

Searching for the WERNTZ family, in particular, the family of a Daniel Jacob Werntz b. 1840.


LAUGHLIN, PRICE posted by Sande White on Saturday, July 31, 1999

Searching for any/all info relating to Adam LAUGHLIN and family, of Pleasant Grove, and his farm called "Reliance" on or near the Maryland line. Also the Thomas PRICE family of Hanover.


LEWIS, MAXFIELD posted by Barry Williams on Saturday, July 31, 1999

I am looking for information on the family of Mary MAXFIELD Lewis, my ggggrandmother, who lived in Little Brittain Township Lancaster County. Mary was born abt. 1812 and married James LEWIS, also of Little Brittain Township and Colerain Township. James and Mary had eight children: Henry, William, Amos, Susan, Amanda (my gggrandmother), James H., Kirk, and Jeremiah. I have information on the Lewis men and Amanda but very little on the women and nothing on Mary Maxfield's family.


BENDER, HARTMAN, HUFNAGLE, LANTZ posted by Fran Wilson on Saturday, July 31, 1999

Need name of father of Reuben BENDER , b New Holland, PA, blacksmith, m Maria (HUFNAGLE?). Ch: George, b 1829; Eliza b 1831 (m. LANTZ); Anna b 1834 (m. HARTMAN); John Hildabrand b 1837; Reuben Augustus b 1841. Fa possibly Henry?


ZEIGLER, ZIEGLER posted by Allen Ziegler on Saturday, July 31, 1999

ZIEGLER -- ZEIGLER Have large Genealogy Library on this family , willing to help anyone, just a hobby. Allen Ziegler


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