Clearfield County, Pennsylvania
Posted Queries for March 2001


KOONS, SMITH posted by Barbara Miller on Thursday, March 1, 2001

Looking for Charles R Koons, born in VA, but lived in Ramey, PA. Also, his wife Ora Smith Koons and two of their children, Emma (or Anna) and Frank. They were all born during the 1800s.


STEELE posted by Sara Deffenbaugh on Thursday, March 1, 2001

I am searching for ancestors of my great grandmother, Elizabeth STEELE Tilley who lived in Brisbin, Clearfield Co. Elizabeth married William Tilley who was born in England. They had the following children: Charles Nelson b Nov 1877 (my grandfather), Mae, Elizabeth Ann, Otis, Olive, Thomas S. I know for sure that William had the following siblings: Charles b Mar 1850 in England first married Hannah Lloyd then Nanny Ellifritz; Harriet born 1851 in England married someone named Johns then a man named Pope; Albert b. Jan 1859 in Wales and married Mary Lloyd in 1879; Samuel b Nov 1865 in Wales and married Caroline Lynne Bookermeyer in 1890. All this I got from a book about the Tilley family, now I want the branches to go with it. Can anyone help me?


FARGO, HARRIS posted by Betty Harris on Saturday, March 3, 2001

Hi: I'm looking for the family of Joseph S. and Elizabeth Fargo Harris from Clearfield County PA. I think that Joseph's father was David but I'm not sure. They had the following children: Anna b. 1879, William b. 1882, George b. 1884 Mary b. 1867, Viola b. 1891 and Edward b. 1901(my husband grandfather. I think Elizabeth Fargo parents are Zekel R. and Hannah H. Fargo and they had Elizabeth, Waldo R., John W., and Allice according to the 1870 census from clearfield Boro. PA please e-mail me at


ELLIOTT, MCGOWAN posted by Mamie Rudd on Monday, March 5, 2001

What district would I look in for Hawk Run, Clearfield County, PA on the 1900 Census?? has this census on line, but it is large.


BOOTH, MOORE posted by Donalee Phillips on Wednesday, March 7, 2001

My grandfather Edwin Moore was born 8-17-1873 in Morrisdale, PA. His father was Thomas Moore and his mother was Mary Ann Hays/Hayes. Edwin had at least one sibling, a brother named Charles Thomas Moore. The two brothers married sisters...Edwin mar. Agnes Isabelle Booth(1-1-1897 in Barnesboro, PA) & Charles Mar. Elizabeth Ann Booth. If anyone knows about these families I'd be very greatful for the sharing of that data.


ABRAM, NEWCOMBE posted by Crissy Newcombe-Powell on Thursday, March 8, 2001

Looking for info. on greatgrand parents, John W. Newcombe Married Matilda Abram. came from England early 1880 to Houtzdale, Pa. they had 3 sons. William J. Newcombe Married Christine Watchman. Rev. James S. Newcombe married Grace King. Robert M. Newcombe married Jane Iveson.


LARSON, LARSSON, ROOS, SKOG posted by Jim Heyhdenreich on Thursday, March 8, 2001

Seeking ancestors who originated in Bralanda, Sweden - Larsson, Larson, Josefsdotter, Andersdotter, Petterson, Wellrath, including many from the Clearfield & Lycoming area: Skog, Roos, Stenstrom, Andersson, Johnson


REES, REITER, SCHNNARS posted by Sandy Reiter on Friday, March 9, 2001

Any info on families from Karthaus


RAINEY posted by Becky on Tuesday, March 13, 2001

I'm looking for Venna Rebecca Rainey 8-15-1883. I'm told she was born in Center TWP. Clearfield Co. I understand that her father was Joseph Rainey, and her mother Jane Miller. She married Enos P. Pennington there. They then moved to Indiana Co. Is this familier to anyone?


MCKEE posted by Howard Koppenhaver on Wednesday, March 14, 2001

I have an extract of an obit indicating that Florence L. Beers McKee, who lived at 313 Nichols St, Clearfield died 21 Feb (I think the year was 1932) and that her body was laid to rest in Hillcrest Cemetery. Can anyone help me in locating this cemetery? Florence was the wife of William H. McKee who preceded her in death, passing away on Nov 26, 1928 due to an accident. Thanks.


DUNLAP, KAUFFMAN posted by Tim Rose on Saturday, March 17, 2001

Looking for information on Charles A. Kauffman. Married Kesia Dunlap on April 29,1869 in Clearfield County. They had 4 children while they lived there. Isaac Jerome Kauffman b Mar.14,1870, John Williams Kauffman b Dec. 10,1871, Stephen I. Kauffman b Jan. 16,1874, and Charles M. Kauffman b Mar. 10,1876 Moved to Champaign County, Ohio sometime between 1876 and 1878.


BEER, CONKLIN, EVANS, PAYNE, SONES posted by Beverly Carter on Saturday, March 17, 2001

Searching for descendents of Peter EVANS b 1830, m Rosanna PAYNE b 1837. Their dtr, Delilah EVANS b 1858 m Barney CONKLIN b 1853. Their son, Arthur Clyde CONKLIN b 1882 m Sara SONES b 1885. Sara's parents were Wm and Orpha BEER SONES. Payne, Evans, & Conklin families were mainly in Huston Twp., Clearfield Co. Beer family from Clarion Co, and Barney Conklin from Horsehead, NY.


SMITH, WHITESIDES posted by Jean on Sunday, March 18, 2001

Looking for info on family of Henry and Maria (Mariah) Whitesides Smith. They resided in/ near Ansonville, Jordan Twp. mid and late 1800s. Children include Stephan, John George and James.


WALKER posted by Shannon Reynolds on Monday, March 19, 2001

I am looking for information on Wilbert Walker He lived in Clearfield county, he was born in 1899,Wilbert was married to Mamie Hall Walker. They had two children: Earl William Walker and Harold Walker. Both children born in Bellslanding, which is now a lake. Any information would be helpful


SOLLEY, SOLLY posted by Diane Stodart Yarger on Wednesday, March 21, 2001

I am looking for fellow descendants of Silas Solley, b. abt 1810 in NJ. He was in southwestern Clearfield Co. by 1831, and he married Lucy Tozer. The children were Isaac, John, Thomas, and Susanna. Diane Yarger


DIXON posted by Amber Dixon on Friday, March 23, 2001

I'm looking for any information on a John C. Dixon and a Charles Dixon that lived in the Morrisdale region in the 1930's and 40's. Any help would be greatly appreciated.


DICKSON, DIXON, GOSS, JACKSON, MARTY, MILLWOOD posted by Regina Jackson on Friday, March 23, 2001

I've gotten pretty far with my search, but have several branches to go. Might you have information on Hannah Millwood (dob1819)'s parents? Hannah married Joseph Goss(dob 1-10-1820) 12-23-1839.


MEASE, NEAS, RIDGE posted by Regina Jackson on Friday, March 23, 2001

Still searching... Does anyone know who John Mease's (1801-1855) parents were? John married mary Neice/Neas (dob10-4-1806) Mary was John Neice/Neas' and Mary Ridge's daughter. Does anyone have information regarding Mary Ridge/John Neas/Neice??


JACKSON posted by Regina Jackson on Friday, March 23, 2001

This is a tough line... Might you have information on Robert Aiken Jackson (12-7-1847 * 1-14-1926) or his wife Anna M. (11-18-1847 * 5-12-1923) ; I'm seeking the parents of each...where were they from?


SCOTT, WINTERS posted by Regina Jackson on Friday, March 23, 2001

Hello, I'm Regina Jackson of Richard & Linda My Grandparents are Richard Rex & Anna Mae My Grandmothers parents were Catherine Scott(dob4-10-1885) & William Houser. Catherine's parents were Elizabeth Winters and MATTHEW SCOTT. Might you have information on Elizabeth or Matthew?


KELLAWAY, YOUNG posted by Sue McAlister on Saturday, March 24, 2001

Searching for information on CLYDE ROBERT YOUNG (b. approx 1883) married to LAURA (KELLAWAY)(b. 1881 in Eng.) Clyde is the son of FRANK and MARY YOUNG (no dates). I believe they also had a daughter, PEARL YOUNG. Thank you


KOPPENHAVER posted by Howard Koppenhaver on Sunday, March 25, 2001

I am researching the Koppenhaver family of Clearfield Co. (James and Raena (nee Knarr)and descendents) Recently found pictures of a number of the family and copies of baptism certificates at the DuBois Hist Soc. Pictures are not identified. Baptism cert are of Barbara Elizabeth, dob 27 Apr 1890; Karl Edmund, dob 21 Nov 1881; Lydia Isabella, dob 5 Mar 1883; Andrew Daniel, dob 12 Oct 1880; Philip Paul, dob 1 Mar 1893; Maroyn (Marvin) Nathaniel, dob 1 Jun 1885. I would like to communicate with anyone having knowledge of these pictures and this family, or to exchange info. Thanks. Howard


DELFOSSE, SOUPART, STEWART posted by Darlene Leighty on Monday, March 26, 2001

Searching for information on great-grandparents and their children.Desire and Marie Delfosse.They resided in Ginter.They had 12 children.Immigrated from france aprox.1893.They came over with one child also named Desire.If anyone has any information please e-mail me. Also searching on grandmother whose maiden name was soupart....twice married. First to Theodore S.Delfosse who died as a result of injuries suffered in mining accident and then to Frank Stewart.Resided in what was known as Janesville.


CROSS, MOSS, WOODS posted by Linda Riley on Tuesday, March 27, 2001

Cross, Moss, Woods. I am looking for information On the Cross Cemetery in La-Joes. Pa. My Great Great Grandma is Chloe Cross. and Great Gandmother Is Nancy "Cross" Moss. Who is buried in that Little Cemetery. Haven't had any Luck finding William "BILL" Moss Nancy's Husband or their son Leslie.. My Grandfather John Otis Moss and Brother Leslie were Raised by their Grand Parents. Earher Cross Or Woods. Any Info on the Cross's, Woods Or Moss's Or the cemerery GREATLY APPRECIATED!!!


POWELL posted by Linda Riley on Tuesday, March 27, 2001

Looking for Info On My G.Grandmother. Elizabeth "Lizzie" Powell Lockett,s family. Lizzie Powell was born 8-29-1875 and Married George "Cyrus Lockett July 20 ? Lizzie died in 1916. She and Cyrus are buried in the Mt.Zion Cemetery in New Millport. Clearfield Co. P.A. They Had 9 Children.


DUNLAP posted by Pat Dorsey on Thursday, March 29, 2001

I'am looking for info on Maybel Dunlap who was in the 1910 censes living with her grandfather George Dunlap she was 6 years old at the time. If she married Charles Dorsey she may be my grandmother.I have no other info on my grandparents. Anything would be great start. THANKS


LOWE posted by Linda Riley on Friday, March 30, 2001

Annie Lowe who married William "Bill" C. Moss on 5-7-1901 William was a resident in New Washington. Clearfield County. PA. Any info on the Low Family would be appreciated.


CAMPBELL posted by Bob Irwin on Friday, March 30, 2001

Does anyone know if there is a file available for draft registration for WW1 in Clearfield County (Dubois Area).


BRINK, CUMMINSKEY, PORTER, TONER, TRAVIS posted by Mary Jane on Friday, March 30, 2001



BELL, BLOOM, GARDNER, GARNER, SHARP, TERMIN, WHITE posted by Addie Beck on Friday, March 30, 2001

I have a Greer/Grier Turman/Turman,alias-Charles Boyles- b @1833-d Feb.18, 1902 at Central Branch, National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers Woodland, Clearfield Co. PA. This is from his Civil War records I just received.Lists children, in 1898; Harry A., 26 yrs; Ettie Jane Blair 24 yrs; Bertha E. Boyle 20 yrs. From the military records, he was quite a guy. Didn't stay put very long. First enlisted in Army, was a prisoner of war and joined Navy under assumed name of Boyles. and collected pension under that name.


EATON, GRAHAM posted by Carla Hornibrook on Saturday, March 31, 2001

Looking for any descendants of the Grahams of DuBois. Dorothy Graham was still living in DuBois in 1964. I believe she was the wife of Randall Graham. Randall was born in 1877. His brothers were Frank W. and George T. Graham of State College. Their parents were William Hayes and Sarah Eaton Graham. Sarah died in 1880. William remarried another Sarah. Have much information on Sarah's family including many unidentified photos.



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