Westmoreland County, PA
Posted Queries for July 1999


STEWART posted by Fred Gable on Thursday, July 1, 1999

Seeking information about the William Stewart Family that left Westmoreland Co. Pa. about 1780 for Kentucky. Might have fought with General G. R. Clark in Virginia..

BUTZ posted by Charlie Butz on Friday, July 2, 1999

Researching the BUTZ family that emigrated from Prussia in the 1840's to WESTMORELAND COUNTY. The 1850 Census shows 5 boys living in Unity Township with a Francis Butz (63). The boys names are Petter, b ca 1832; Henry, b ca 1835;William, b ca 1838; Simon, b 1839; and Joseph, b ca 1843. Several of the boys and their families lived in places such as Crab Tree, Kuhns District, Youngstown District, and Latrobe into the early 1900's. Any information on this family would be greatly appreciated. My direct line is Simon Butz..

FINDLEY, RIBBLET, RIBBLETT posted by Norm Findley on Friday, July 2, 1999

Searching for brothers or parents of Franklin Hastings Findley, b.8 Sept, 1865 in Coopersdale, Cambria County, PA Married Esther Louise Ribblet in 1892 or 1893. Had 12 children. Moved to Lorain, Oh in 1907, 1908, or 1909. Died 17 July, 1923 in El Paso, TX. Buried in Lorain. Knew a George Findley in 1964 in Cleveland, OH. He was from PA. Any links on him? Someone in his family had done extensive research, according to him, on the Findleys in his branch of the family..

CARSON, STRAUCH, STRAUGH posted by Sandy Poirier on Saturday, July 3, 1999

In Westmoreland I have for sure William Straugh b 1846 he was in the civil war and worked as a conductor for RR in Pittsburgh and am looking for information on his father believed to be William STRAUCH. Notice the name change. I realize that the county was Westmoreland and now is Fayette, but I believe it was Westmoreland when straugh was there. Also I am looking for the family of James Carson. Don't know where in PA he was born so am posting. I think it was Fayette, Perry, PA. Any info or suggestions appreciated. The Carson name is linked to Edminston according to the 1850 and 1860 Federal Census Page 293 if someone knows how to look this up. Thanks, I have lots of info. for these families from mid 1800's to date.

ALCORN, BORLAND, RICHESON posted by Garry Bryant on Sunday, July 4, 1999

Reseaching the family of John Alcorn who came to Westmoreland County, from Glenveagh, County Donegal, Ireland, around 1804. About 1813 he married Martha Richeson (from Ireland). What was the surname of their oldest boy George Alcorn, born 1815, who married Matilda _____? John Alcorn also had a brother named Micheal Alcorn who married Jean Alcorn, about 1810. John Alcorn's second son, Joseph, married Isabella Borland, born in Ireland..

HAACK, HAKE, HOAK, HOKE, HOOCK posted by Elmer Compton on Sunday, July 4, 1999

Samuel HOAK had a land patent in Westmoreland Co. in 1770; Samuel HOOCK & wife Hanna sold this land in 1786; Samuel & Hanna HAACK were sponsors at baptisms between 1779 & 1786; A biography written about�his used the name Samuel HAKE; other family records used HOKE. Any infor on this family greatly appreciated.

KLINGENSMITH, SMAIL, WADDING posted by Mark Hoag on Monday, July 5, 1999

looking for any information on peter & jacob smail brother & sister and on ella klingensmith line how married joseph smail.we had homer & joseph smail for anyone who could use it.

AUKERMAN, KEIM, KUHNS, MARKS, NICELY, SHIREY, SHUPE, SHURRICK, WEAVER posted by Chris Schultz on Monday, July 5, 1999

Looking for information on Philip and Anna Elizabeth (Keim) Shirey. They moved from Berks Co.PA to Westmoreland Co.PA in 1810, with their family of 10 children to the Unity Twp. area. Their children lived in Westmoreland Co. except where noted. Their children were Daniel who married Susannah Shupe, John who married Elizabeth Marks and returned to Berks Co.(my ancestor), Abraham who moved to Ohio, Henry who moved to Ohio and returned to Westmoreland, Samuel who married Martha Shurrick, Rudolph who married Christina Waugh, David who married Martha Aukerman, Esther who married a Nicely, Elizabeth who married Henry Kuhns, Catherine who married a Weaver. Several Shirey's are said to be buried at cemetery in New Alexandria, PA. Thanks in advance for any information..

MAULDEN, MAULDER, MCDONALD posted by Janis Carrell on Tuesday, July 6, 1999

Looking for parents of Nathan MCDONALD who was born in sw PA, probably Westmoreland Co., about 1810. He married Harriet MAULDER (MAULDEN?)and they moved to Tyler Co., VA (now WV) before 1840. Information about Harriet's family would be appreciated also..

FRY, HOFFMAN, HUFFMAN posted by Karen Dobbins on Tuesday, July 6, 1999

Searching for any info. available on MICHAEL HUFFMAN m. Ida L. Fry. Living in Ligonier, Westmoreland Co. on 1880 Federal Census. Was reportedly killed in a fall from a scaffold sometime in 1890's..

BROWN, CALLWELL, WEAVER posted by L Brown on Wednesday, July 7, 1999

I am searching for any information about grandparents: Cleason Edward BROWN of Westmoreland Co., PA b.1904 d.1978 m. Lorna Lois Weaver Callwell Brown (b.1906 d.1951)? Am just beginning research, so any leads about this family would be appreciated. .

FISHER, MOOSE, PORCH posted by Patricia Geary on Saturday, July 10, 1999

Fannie E. Moose mrd William Porch. She died March 12, 1924 in Unity Twp., Westmoreland County PA. Buried in St. Paul Cmtry. Had at least one daughter Gertrude, born July 2, 1874, died July 29, 1927 in Greensburg, Westmoreland County, PA. She is also buried at St. Paul Cmtry. She mrd Edgar B. Fisher. Would like to have copies of obituaries or get in contact with descendants.

BARBARICH, BARR, CEYKOVSKI, KUHAR, PAZICS, PETTY, SEYKOSKI posted by Linda Kleback on Saturday, July 10, 1999

Researching the SEYKOSKI/CEYKOVSKI family of Westmoreland County. Michael CEYKOVSKI (1890-1937) and Susan BARBARICH (1890-1930) had the following children: Elmer (1924-1992) m. Helen PAZICS; Michael; Andrew: John d.1 1978; Anna d. 1992 m. KUHAR; Mary d. 1960 m. PETTY; and Betty d. 1961 m. BARR..

SCHAEFFER posted by Dee Cameron on Tuesday, July 13, 1999

George and Elizabeth Schaeffer farmed two and a half miles from Greensburg on the Mount Pleasant road in the 19th century. He was also called "Blue Dyer Shaeffer." Would appreciate any information about this family..

ANTHONY, LAVELY, SMITH posted by Kathie Kelley on Tuesday, July 13, 1999

Searching for Inez and Elizabeth (Smith) Lavely and son Isaac, who married Rebecca Anthony. The family presumably lived in Westmoreland Co. prior to 1840. Isaac was born on July 9, 1821 in Westmoreland Co. and I believe Inez and Elizabeth to be the names of his parents. He was a schoolteacher, who later moved to the New Bethlehem, PA area. In his obit a friend possibly from the same area, Mr. John Duff, accompanied him. I am wondering if Rebecca Anthony also came from Westmoreland Co. He married her in 1850. Any help will be appreciated. .

DEWEL, JANUTH, ROVILLARD posted by Florence Bills on Wednesday, July 14, 1999

Hope somebody in Westmoreland County has heard these surnames. All three families immigrated from Belgium between l89l and l902 Thank you..

CHAMBERS, LAW, MCQUOWN, ROBINSON, SUTTER posted by Chuck Brady on Wednesday, July 14, 1999

I have been trying to find information on Lawrence McQuown who settled in Westmoreland Co. He was the son of David McQuown. I have found a couple conflicting histories of this branch and some misinformation. I'm hoping someone has some good solid facts..

BRINDLE, COHAN, FRY, FRYE, REED, SAKMAR posted by Robert Frye on Wednesday, July 14, 1999

Searching for any info. pertaining to the Frye family in Westmoreland Co. Name was spelled with and without the "e".Especially interested in any info. on Cyrus b.1855? and Jacob b.1818? and their ancestors..

HOUGH, LEIGHTY, MILLER, MYERS, SANNER posted by Susan Leighty on Wednesday, July 14, 1999

I am looking for information about the ancestors of Eugene Leighty, born 1920 in the Ruffsdale/Alverton area of Westmoreland County. I have information I would share about the Durstine branch of this family, and I have information about the Leighty branch back to Jacob Leighty born about 1801 married to Margaret Hough. Any other information would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.

HAYS, HUNKER, TERRILL posted by Patricia Stealey on Wednesday, July 14, 1999

All my ancestors have Westmoreland Co. as their home. I am looking for descendants of Frederick Hunker and Anna Barbara Dannecker Hunker(after arrival from Germany approx 1853). Original settlement Hunker,PA. Peter A.Hays and Sophia Lint Hays who had family in Mt. Pleasant twp.,Donegal, and Hunker, PA. I also had family descended from Raymond J. Terrill and Pauline Rudolph Terrill who resided in Penn,PA after they moved from Venango Co. Any help in forming some connections will be appreciated. Thanks..

HAINES, MARTIN, ROBB posted by Paul Colmer on Thursday, July 15, 1999

I am looking for any information RE a Margaret Haines, poss spelled, Haynes, born abt 1813 and poss from Georges Station, just outside Greensburg. Margaret Haines m. John Robb, lived in Fairfield Township, Westmoreland Co., and had 9 children, including my G/M, Nancy Jane, aka Jennie Robb, b 3-6-1859. Others in the Haines family were Cyrus, Ruben, Benjamin, John, Edward and at least one sister Rachael. I am more than willing to share any info I have. Thank you, Paul Colmer, Wildomar, Cal., via Greensburg, Pa..

CRAWFORD, VEST posted by Barb Crawford on Thursday, July 15, 1999

My husband and I are searching for info on his G.G.G.G. Grandfather James Crawford b. 3 Apr 1789 in PA, d. 6 May 1858 in Morgan Co. OH. There is a James Crawford listed in Salem Twp. Westmoreland Co. PA in the 1810 census. He married Abigail Vest 13 Sept 1810 in PA. Also any info on libraries, etc. in Westmoreland Co. where we could do some research ourselves would be appreciated. Thanks.

MITCHELTREE posted by Pat Brunt on Friday, July 16, 1999

I'm searching for any information concerning Thomas K. Mitcheltree. He was in Allegheny Township in 1910 according to the census. He was married to Hannah Dawson and had three children- Frank, Lacie and Thomas. The children were born in Glenshaw. Lacie was my great grandmother. Any help would be appreciated! Also would appreciate any advice concerning county resources available.

ONEAL posted by Vi O'Neal Theller on Friday, July 16, 1999

Searching for alfred B. O'Neal who moved to Mt. Pleasant in westmoreland co. Pa. from Patrick Co.Va. in 1888. His father John H. O'Neal may have been there during the civil war.any information is appreciated..

BROWN posted by Scott Brown on Saturday, July 17, 1999

Hello, The BROWN family I am researching begins in Fairfield Twp., Westmoreland County. His name was Mathew Brown(e) born 1775 in County Tyrone, Northern Ireland and died 1832 in Fairfield Twp. The "e" at the end of the name was dropped in America, not sure why yet. He had two brothers that I know of, John, lived in Ligonier valley and never married; James, married Elizabeth Lyons and possibly moved to Mercer County; David, married Esther Mcreary lived in Salem Twp., Westmoreland County. Mathew's father may have been Andrew, but cannot confirm that yet. I have not found any link to this point with your James and Nancy Brown of Ligonier. Although I am suspecting Mathew came to Fairfield Twp., from Ireland because of relatives there? Do you have any information related to the above that may help connect them? Thanks, Scott.

CHRISTY, MCCALL posted by JoAnn Cupp on Saturday, July 17, 1999

Seeking information about the children and siblings of David (1792-1866)and Nancy (b 1792) McCall CHRISTY who lived in Salem Twp. He was the son of James and Mary McCall CHRISTY..

DEVAN, LANE, MALONE posted by Pat on Saturday, July 17, 1999

I am looking for information on Reuben Lane b.abt.1828.He was married to Catherine Devan in Dec.1848 They had seven children,Sylvester,Belle,Emma Jane,Mary Alice.and the others I do not know.Emma Jane married James Malone.Any help on these people would be appreciated.The last know address of Reuben was Westmoreland County,PA.Pat.

HARPER posted by Scott Anderson on Sunday, July 18, 1999

Doing Genealogy research and am looking for any information on a James Harper of Westmoreland County, PA born around 1760. His son Mordecai Harper Sr. wa born in 1783 in Greene, PA and was married to a Margaret Jackson around 1805-1809. Mordecai died 31 March 1856. Any info on James Harper and his predecessors plus any amplifying info on these folks like their professions would also be appreciated..

WINEMORE, WINNEMORE posted by Bob Ballantyne on Sunday, July 18, 1999

I have hints that there was a coal miner in Westmoreland County late 1800s and/or early 1900s that had the surname WINEMORE or WINNEMORE. Has anyone seen this name at all in any county information?

GRAHAM, GRIMES posted by Deanna Larson on Sunday, July 18, 1999

Mathew Graham, Sr. died enroute to his home in McKeesport, Allegh. Co., PA in 1780s. His burial site has never been located. Mathew Graham Sr. is the father of Mathew Graham Jr. and William Graham from the Cranberry Twp., Butler Co., PA area. Mathew also went by the name of Grimes in his Rev. War Philadelphia Militia service. He used Grimes when he married Hester Whetlock in Philadelphia. Family members searching this line are interested in anyone who may have information as to burial site.

BAINBRIDGE posted by Jeff Cokeley on Monday, July 19, 1999

I'm looking for any information on William and Margaret Ann Bainbridge in Westmoreland Co. Pa. William b.1849 in England,d. aft. 1900. Margaret b.1850 England, d.abt 1933..

PATTERSON, TAYLOR, WHITE posted by Sharyl on Monday, July 19, 1999

Seek any information on MARY ELIZABETH TAYLOR b. 9-30-1802 Westmorland PA. Her parents may be JOHN TAYLOR & JANE WHITE. She removed at age 13 (abt1815) with her parents to Morgan Co. OH. She married WILLIAM HENRY PATTERSON in OH 1825. William Henry Patterson was born 6-9-1801 in Patterson Mills,PA (county unknown). His parents possibly were JOHN PATTERSON & MARGARET unknown. Any information is appreciated. I have information to share on the descendants of Mary Elizabeth and William Henry..

COWAN, MCLAUGHLIN posted by Melinda Anderson on Tuesday, July 20, 1999

I am searching for the family of Sarah Cowan (or Cowen)born 28 Nov 1812 in Pennsylvania (the birthdate was calculated from her tombstone) and died 3 July 1877 in Ada, Ottawa Co. Kansas. She married John McLaughlin about 1840, probably in Westmoreland Co.PA. They moved to Illinois about 1850 and Kansas about 1872. Any help will be appreciated, and I am very willing to exchange information on this family.

BUZZARD, ELDER, GRAY, POTTS, THOMPSON, TUXFORD posted by Marjorie Knopp on Tuesday, July 20, 1999

While searching Westmorland Co. I found these Surnames I am interested in Gray, Tuxford,Thompson,Potts.Elder,Also Buzzard James Gray married Margret Buzzard about 1830 in Pa.Their daughter Nellie Gray married George Tuxford in Pa.Peggy Elder married George Buzzard in Pa Hannah Potts married William Thompson in Pa. I was told per haps my Potts may have come from a large family of Potts in Westmorland Co. Pa.

GARLAND posted by Sharon Anderson on Wednesday, July 21, 1999

I am searching for relatives from Westmoreland County, PA. Daniel Garland.

ARMSEY, MOORHEAD posted by Debra Boyer on Wednesday, July 21, 1999

Researching any/all info re: surnames MOORHEAD & ARMSEY from Westmoreland Co. G-G-G-Grandfather ALEXANDER MOORHEAD. Have differing info re: birthplace; PA vs OHIO on June 1, 1800-01. Finding roots in Westmoreland County. G-andfather, SOLOMON MOORHEAD married my G-grandmother, ELIZABETH JANE ARMSEY in Westmoreland Co. Can find no other info on her. Convinced that MOORHEAD family origins stem from PA & possibly further into Indiana County. Ancesters from Ireland. If there is "any" other info out there I would greatly appreciate finding any/all connections. Have extensive info to share. Thanks, Deb Boyer


Please, Can anyone help me with where Straw Pump was within Westmoreland. I am looking for Joseph E. Mahoney and Fannie Stratton Mahoney. Thank You Del.

GOODLIN, PRESCOTT posted by Lori Greenland on Wednesday, July 21, 1999

Looking for information on Joseph and John Prescott of England who settled in Shaner Station, Westmoreland Co., PA. Joseph married Miss Mary Jane Goodlin in 1853. They removed to Scranton. I cannot locate the Prescott boys in a census and they may have been living with another family in 1850. Mary Jane Goodlin's family were Penn. Dutch people. She had siblings: Elizabeth m Edward South, an attorney, no children Hettie m Richmond William Goodlin.

KELLEY, KELLY, LEWIS posted by Kathy Kelly on Thursday, July 22, 1999

I am seeking information on early Kellys or Kelleys of Westmoreland County. My great great grandfather, David Kelley (abt. 1835-1888), lived in Indiana County and was born PA, but not sure where he came from or who his parents were. He does not appear to be connected to James/Meek/Samuel Kelly line of Indiana County. May be connected to Jonathan Kelly line of Blacklick Township, Indiana Cty, but not verified. Married Lucinda Lewis about 1859. Whatever Kell(e)y input provided will be appreciated..

KEMERER, MCCHESNEY, SMITH posted by Blanquita McChesney on Thursday, July 22, 1999

My grandfather was a dairy farmer/county elected official for Westmoreland County. My grandmother was involved in civic projects when she lived. My grandfather died in 1997, William Penn McChesney, and my grandmother died in 1982, Virgina Kemerer-McChesney. I know that the Kemerer Family has an annual family reunion. My grandfather was one of two siblings. My great grandfather's name was Harry McChesney and his wife's name was Bertha Smith-McChesney. They owned property in Crabtree, PA, near Greensburg. My grandparents had 5 children, William Penn, Jr., Harry, Thomas (who still resides in Crabtree), Robert Charles, my father, and Susanne (who resides in Delmont, PA). I think all the children were born in Latrobe, at least I am certain that my father was..

BROWSKI, HANEY, HOWELL, STRUBLE posted by Donna Zinn on Thursday, July 22, 1999

Searching for parents/siblings of Samuel George HOWELL (b.1883 bd.Machestneytown [not sure of spelling] Cemetery, Westmoreland Co.,PA.). He was md. to Martha BROWSKI (b.1895 b.in Germany [parents also b.in Germany] bd.Lycippus Cemetery, Westmoreland Co.,PA.). They had the following children in 1920: Genevieve (b.1915); James (b.1916 md. Helen Marie HANEY bd.in New Alexandria Cemetery, Westmoreland Co.) and George (b.1918). They resided on St. Mary's Street, Gallitzin, Cambria Co., PA. on 1920 Census. After Samuel George's death Martha remarried to a John STRUBLE (also bd.in Lycippus Cem.). Any information or hints on where to turn would be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance... Donna Heller Zinn

BRENNEMAN, GIBBONY posted by Susan Brill on Friday, July 23, 1999

I am searching for the family of Crestina (Christina) Gibbony/Gibboney. She married Jacob Brenneman 1-29-1825. Jacob was born in Westmoreland Co. but I'm not sure about Crestina. At least some of their 15 children were born there also. .

ROBINSON, SADDLER, SADLER posted by Brenda Cavill on Friday, July 23, 1999

On the 1870 PA census found John Sadler (b.1810) living in Rostraver Twp. I also found his sons John Jr.(b.1838)& Robert(b.1839)in Rostraver.Does anyone have info on these families? I'm also looking for info on Marshell Robinson who married Nancy Sadler (b.1836).Marshell was foundon the 1860 census in Rostraver..

BRATE, MOUNTS posted by Penny Stanley on Friday, July 23, 1999

John BRATE b. ca. 1779, possibly Westmoreland Co. Found as head of household 1800 Fed. Census in Washington County, PA. By 1810, he was in Warren Co., Ohio; married 1815 in Warren Co. to Delilah MOUNT(S) [may be widowed name, not maiden; not confirmed]. 11 children, all born Ohio. Possibility of a James BRATE as father of John, but no location other than Pennsylvania..

BURKHART, CUNNINGHAM, DONNELL, MEEHAN posted by Kevin Campbell on Saturday, July 24, 1999

Looking for a Hugh Vincent Cunningham that was born in Latrobe area.

HARTMAN, NEAL posted by Barb Conrad on Saturday, July 24, 1999

I am researching the John Neal and wife, Elizabeth Hartman, family of Tioga County, Pa. Tioga County historical books states John was from the Philadelphia area, was a shoemaker, was in the War of 1812. He died in 1869 at the age of 78, Tioga County. Elizabeth Hartman, born in 1795, died Tioga County, was a daughter of Jacob Hartman and Susanna "Peggy" Cox. It is stated they were married about 1819 and migrated to Tioga County in the early 1820's. One of their sons, William Neal, died 1904, age 81, Liberty Twp., Tioga County, born in Westmoreland Co. - according to his death record. I would appreciate learning more about John; parents, dob, family, how long he lived in Westmoreland Co. and where. Thank you, Barb Conrad .

CALDWELL, MARTIN, TAYLOR posted by Suzanne Herron on Saturday, July 24, 1999

Looking for any information on George Wilson Taylor B 19 Dec 1940 Westmoreland PA d. 17 Mar 1905 New Alexandria, Westmoreland, PA. And wife Amanda Frances Martin b 15 aug 1850 d. 17 nov 1916 New Alexandria, Westmoreland, Pa. Her father is John Martin and mother Mary Caldwell. Childern of George and Amanda are Mary, James, Ann G, Lillian C., Chauency C., Laura Lena, Rachel Grace, George Irwin. Thank you.

CRAMER, CRAMMER, KELLY, TROUD, TROUT posted by Susan Leighty on Sunday, July 25, 1999

I am looking for information on the marriage of David Trout/Troud to Rebecca Cramer/Crammer. Rebecca is listed on the Mormon website as being married to Lester Kelly, and then to David Trout. Although Lester Kelly is listed as the father of all of her children, 5 of 6 of them carry the Trout name. Lester Kelly was born in 1842 in Jones Mills Pa. Rebecca was born in Jones Mills and died in Youngwood. David Trout was born in 1842 in Jones Mills. This is all the information I have..

MCAVOY, NALEPA, POLNEY, POLNY posted by Carole Polney on Sunday, July 25, 1999

Searching for any and all information regarding the above mentioned surnames..

BOWSER, HOHENSCHELL posted by Paul Studly on Sunday, July 25, 1999

Looking for descendants of BOWSER, Samuel, b 11 Aug 1870 Sang Run, Garrett Co., MD (son of Peter BOWSER 1835-1915 and Jane McCROBIE 1845-1887); m 24 Jun 1893 Elklick Twp., Somerset Co., PA, HOHENSCHELL, Annie May, b Jan 1873, Westmorland Co., PA, d 7 Mar 1903 Boynton, Somerset Co. PA, (dgh of HOHENSCHELL, John & Barbara). Known children all born Boynton, Somerset Co., PA are William b 1895; Florence b ca 1897; Ida b 1899; Wesley b 1900, d Jul 1969; Sylvester b 1902; Back ref. "The Burbach-Poorbaugh-Purbaugh Family in America 1771-1974" , compiled by Treva E. Calder (1976) "The Burbach-Poorbaugh-Purbaugh Family History 1771-1974", The Poorbaugh-Purbough Association, Somerset Co., Pennsylvania 1976..

HAWKINS, ROSS posted by Suzanne Herron on Monday, July 26, 1999

Looking for information on Alexander Ross b 1790 Unity, Westmoreland, Pa married Ann Hawkins b 1813 Unity Westmoreland Pa, childern are, 1.Riley R, 2.Thomas Alexander married Mary Alice Mckowen, 3.Ann Elizabeth married Thomas S Paschal, 4.Flora L, 5.Euphnia J married Henderson, and 6.Emma. At one time a Joseph Ross b1770 lived with them Possibly father, uncle or older brother.Thanks.

SCHMITLEY, SMITLEY posted by Tami Dion on Tuesday, July 27, 1999

Searching for information on Nicklaus Smitley/Schmitley Wife Anna Maria, Have childrens names but not his parents name or his birth date. Smitley's are from Mt. Pleasant , Westmoreland co.

ESTEP, PIPER posted by Doris on Tuesday, July 27, 1999

Searching for information on LEONA PIPER, born 1904,last known residence Scottdale, Pa., Westmoreland Co. Parents, Daniel H. Piper b: c1865-1875 Pa. & Susan L. Estep. ** Daniel' middle initial could read ( S. ).....

BRECKER posted by David Brecker on Wednesday, July 28, 1999

ISO/ Brecker relatives or decendentes in Westmoreland co,Pa.,or any where. thank you..

BAMBER, BETZ, JONES, MONCHAK, WESTERMAN, ZOLDOS posted by Joyce Martos on Wednesday, July 28, 1999

I am researching all of these surnames and more,I will share what information I have. All of these surnames are in Westmoreland County..

DAUER, FREEMAN, RAU posted by Janice Norman on Wednesday, July 28, 1999

Would like to find information regarding WESTMORELAND COUNTY ANCESTORS--ANDRES (ANDREW) DAUER, B. 1803 in Prussia and wife, AUGUSTA; their son FREDERICK (FRITZ) DAUER, born February 6, 1830 in Prussia and his wife, CAROLINE RAU, born 1839; their daughter AMALEA DAUER , born July 7, 1866 in Westmoreland County, PA and her husband EMORY FREEMAN. Their daughter LOTTIE MARGARET REEGER, born April 20, 1891 in Westmoreland County, died 2/29/60, is my grandmother and she had a brother CHARLES FREEMAN. I believe his descendants may still live in the area, possibly Greensburg or Jeanette. Have no information at all about Emory Freeman. .

SEILER, STANTON posted by Jean Semsey on Wednesday, July 28, 1999

Mary Seiler was born March 15, 1881 and passed away January 1966 in Greensburg, Westmoreland, Pa. Would like information on her husband and family. Thanks..

BEHANNA, BROWN, DEGMAN, STILLER posted by S Behanna on Thursday, July 29, 1999

I am looking for Lavinia Brown. She was married to Alexander Behanna then Stiller then a Degman. I'm trying to find her parents. Sherrie.

WEIR posted by Brett Dorow on Thursday, July 29, 1999

Weir family emigrated to Westmoreland county from Prussia in 1882. Emilie Weir Dorow had 3 brothers (Herman) and sister (Hannah) who lived in the Mt Pleasant area as well as half brother under the name Heiman. Looking for information on these people..

BARTHOLOMEW, MCCUTCHEON, PARK posted by Martha Jones on Friday, July 30, 1999

I am trying to fill in as much of my family tree as possible and find that they lived in and around westmoreland county. we have found some information at the polk run church and that some of them were in the verona cemetery. we found that an alexander mccutcheon is in our line. we found alexander mccutcheon mentioned in an article about joseph mccutcheon in a book "the history of allegheny county" page 618..

HANEY, KERR, SKELLEY, SKELLY posted by Thomas Kerr on Friday, July 30, 1999

I am searching for additional information concerning James Kerr and his wife Rosanna Haney and their offspring who resided in Latrobe, Westmoreland County begining in the mid 1850's. Their oldest daughter Catherine married Joseph Skelly or Skelley about 1856 or 1858. Their oldest son John served in Co. K, 53RD Pa. Vol. Inf. during the Civil War and was killed at Fredericksburg, Va. Dec.1862. His Remains were reported to have been sent home to Latrobe and buried in 1866. Where is he actually buried ? Any information will be helpful. Thank you.

GISMONDI, TOLOMEI posted by Ricardo Tolomei on Friday, July 30, 1999

Looking for information on Tolomei and Gismondi families. They lived in Scotsdale Pa. in early 1900's and moved to Michigan in the late 20's early 30's. Any information would be great..

DRAGONE, ISNARDI posted by Lee Cain on Saturday, July 31, 1999

Seeking info on Leonilda Isnardi, immigated from Milan to US in about 1900. Her father made and sold pasta in Allegheny Co., his given name unknown. She married Joseph Dragone about 1905. Leonilda died in Avella in 1935 or 1936. .

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