Cameron County, PA
Posted Queries for June thru August 1998


KILE, WARD posted by Mark McFall on Sunday, June 14, 1998

Looking for my wifes ancestors who lived in Driftwood.Her Grt.Grandfather was Albert KILE B.1847.Her Grt. Grandmother was Harriet (Kile) Kile. Her Grandmother was Lucy May (Kile) WARD. Her Grand- Father was James Garfield Ward.They were from Highland Michigan.Any information would be greatly appreciated. Thank You


BOOHER, ESCHENBACH, ESHENBAUGH posted by Edie Perlick on Sunday, June 14, 1998

ESHENBAUGH,ESCHENBACH,BOOHER, I am looking for information for my family tree any info from any of the above names from Cameron Co. would be helpful.


FORD posted by Charlie Ford on Tuesday, July 14, 1998

Looking for ancestors of G.W. FORD who moved to N.C. from Cameron County in 1870's.


BROWN, SNYDER posted by Donna Gigliotti on Tuesday, July 14, 1998

Ida M. BROWN SNYDER Ida was the first wife of Louis Snyder. She died in 1910 from complications of childbirth. Does anyone know where she was buried??? Two premature infants should be with her. She left 5 children ages 9 to 1 when she died. She was the daughter of George and Emma Brown. Any help will be appreciated. Thank you.


JOHNSTON, SMITH posted by Gene Johnston on Tuesday, July 14, 1998

Looking For SMITHS and JOHNSTONS. Joseph JOHNSTON born 1824 and his married Rachel SMITH, born 1833, about 1853. She had a brother named H. Montgomery SMITH who later moved over to Columbia Co. Joseph and Rachel left Pa. and moved to Wisconsin between 1868 and 1871. By the time they left Pa. they had seven childern, Joseph, John, Jane, Josephine, Mary,Elizabeth, and Jeramiah. They came to Wi. with ether Rachels brothers or Uncles. Thank You


APPLEYARD, WYKOFF posted by James Wykoff on Tuesday, July 14, 1998

when i was a boy my great uncle bill WYKOFF and his wife della would tell me stories about the lumber industry in cameron county. he told me about a book that was written about that area and his father was mentioned in the book and there was a picture of him standing in front of a bear trap. at a yard sale i found and bought the book that he mentioned entitled A Story Of The Sinnamahone by George William Huntly jr. i saw the picture but have no way of knowing if that is my great grand father. his name was isaac Wykoff (875,452) .let me know if you have the answer. a copy of this book is in the library in potter county. my aunt della's maiden name was APPLEYARD. there is a tom Appleyard mentioned in this book. i wonder if she was his daughter or brother. aunt della's mother was full blooded indian i am told. below is a list of Wykoffs mentioned int the book. i have spelled their first names as they appear in the book. b v Wykoff/ isaac Wykoff/ jeff Wykoff/ wash Wykoff/ bill Wykoff dau is ursula/bill Wykoff/ william Wykoff. in this book i would guess there are hundreds of other people mentioned by name who worked in the lumber industry. the time frame for this book is 1865-1885


HENNESSEY posted by Sharron Beale on Friday, August 14, 1998

I am looking for any information on the HENNESSEY family. I found a James Hennessey married to Katie Hennessey in the 1880 census for Driftwood Borough County of Cameron. James and Katie were from Ireland (location unknown). As of 1880 they had five children all born in Pa. My grandfather was born in Driftwood in 1885. No census for 1890. James is listed a railroad laborer. Katie as keeping house. Would like any info on any Hennessey's in Cameron County.I am sure James and Katie were my greatgrand parents. Would like to know where in Ireland they came from and when they came here. Will be in Cameron County in Sept. and would like help in research areas.


FIGGINS posted by Randy Fuhrman on Friday, August 14, 1998

I am looking for information on Charles W. FIGGINS that registered for the draft of WW1 from Cameron County.


CAMERON, CARLSON, PETERSON posted by Margie Nelson on Friday, August 14, 1998

PETERSON/CARLSON My Great Grandparents;John and Mathilda PETERSON resided in CAMERON County at least long enough to give birth to my Grandmother-Anna in 1889 in Dagus Mines. They also had a son named Charles-birth place unknown. Anna married Oscar CARLSON and from 1923 to 1948,they lived in Jamestown New York. Oscar;s father Arvid CARLSON may have left Sweden to reside in Emporium in the late 1880's Please contact me.


CHAPMAN, MILLER, MYERS posted by Ron Rowles on Friday, August 14, 1998

trying to find the ancestors of my ggggrandparents George CHAPMAN 1828-m Elizabeth Pheby MILLER 1830- they lived in cameron co.they had a daughter Francis Celena 1855-m Henry MYERS.


FANCHER, HAVENS, HIRAM posted by Susan Valis on Friday, August 14, 1998

HAVENS - Searching for information on family of Hiram & Margaret Havens who settled in the town of Shippen ca 1835. Children: Clark B. b. 1827 NY; Asenath b. 1830 m. a FANCHER; Solomon G.(Saul) b. 1833 wife Sarah Ann; Luther b. 1835 PA; Oscar b. 1837; Jasper b. 1839; and Wm Harrison b. 1841 wife Celestia E. HIRAM d. 1870-74, all children still living except for Luther.


BARCLAY, DAUGHERTY, ENGLISH, GORE, HETRICK, HICKS, SMITH posted by Mike Wennin on Friday, August 14, 1998

I am searching for information on my various female GORE releatives. Delphine Gore born about 1852. Resided in Driftwood in 1930. Married (1) Thomas DAUGHERTY and (2) Benjamin Franklin SMITH in 1905. He was the son of Isaac and Roena Kyle Smith. Both are buried in the Castle Garden Cemetary. Did they have any childre Helen M. Gore b. 09 April 1842. Married John ENGLISH b. 07 Aug 1838. He was the son of John B. and Jane HICKS ENGLISH. She died in 1918 and he died in 1921.Both are buried in Castle Garden. Their children are Alice Gertie English, Helen May English, John E. English, George E. English, Leslie B. English. Elphia Emogene Gore b. 07 Oct 1873. Married William Frederick HETRICK b. 02 Apr 1868. Elsie Ardell Gore b. 07 Oct 1873. Married James Arthur BARCLAY b. 26 AUG 1856. Elsie died in 1961 and is buried in Newton Cemetary. Their children are Stanton DeWitt Barclay, Marjory Ruth Barklay, Kenneth Bradley Barclay, Charles Frederick Bradley, Helen Barklay, and Elizabeth Genevieve Barclay.



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