Jefferson County, PA
Posted Queries for November 1998 

FARR, SENECAL posted by Geraldine Kingsbury on Sunday, November 1, 1998

Am in need of an obit for Daniel FARR d.25 Feb 1937 in Reynoldsville, PA. He had one dau Mrs. M. SENECAL. Not known where he is buried. Family came from Allegany Co., Swain/Canaseraga. Any help would be most appreciated. What township is Reynoldsville in?.


RUDDOCK posted by Dennis Sloan on Wednesday, November 4, 1998

Looking for any information on a Tom Ruddock who lived in Jefferson County prior to 1900. Was killed in a mine in Westville Pa.. Do not know where he was born, married, came from, where buried ,in mine or ?, or anything about his family. Any information would be helpful..


BOYER, HIMES posted by Kathy Himes on Thursday, November 5, 1998

I am seeking decendents of Solomon HIMES and Katie BOYER HIMES. Would like to add you to our Himes Family Book. Solomon & Katie buried Ringgold Cemetery, Ringgold, Jefferson County, PA.


ALLENBAUGH posted by Jennifer Carr on Thursday, November 12, 1998

Would like to correspond for info on Brookville Pa Cemetary Jefferson County on family surname ALLENBAUGH.


COURTNEY posted by Barbara Carroll on Thursday, November 12, 1998

I am searching for information about my ggm who was enumerated in the 1910 PA Census as an inmate in the Jefferson County Home. It is believed that she lived there for the rest of her life. No known death date. Where are the hospital records? Are they sealed? If not, how do I get this information? Thanks..


HICE, WILLIAMS posted by Denise Perkins Ready on Friday, November 13, 1998

Seeking information on HENRY HICE b.12-29-1821 PA.According to his death record, his parents were, JOHN HICE & MARGARET "PEGGIE" WILLIAMS. I am looking for proof of this. I would also like to meet others researching this surname in PA. Please write..


CANCEL, HICE, HINDERLEITER, HINDERLITER, HINTERLEITER, HINTERLITER, KNORR posted by Denise Perkins Ready on Friday, November 13, 1998

I am seeking others researching the surname of, HINTERLEITER/HINTERLITER/HINDERLITER. My 5th Great Grandfather was; Michael HINTERLEITER and possibly died ca.1880 in Ringold Twp,Jefferson Co.,PA. I believe he was married twice. 1st to Sara KNORR, 2nd to Catherine CANCEL. His daughter was Sariana "Sarah" HINDERLEITER b.April 5,1827 PA who m. Henry HICE b.12-29-1821 PA. Henry & Sarah Hice then moved to Breedsville,Van Buren Co.,MI and had a number of children. I am willing to exchange information on Sariana Hinterleiter with those who relate to me..


LINGENFELTER posted by Carol Wolfe on Friday, November 13, 1998

I'm interested in the LINGENFELTER family from Jefferson County if you happen to run across anything on them..


LINGENFELTER posted by Carol Wolfe on Saturday, November 14, 1998

I would love to know more about the Jefferson County history of the Lingenfelters. But I am interested in it all!

Although I have not researched much in other lines, I also have an interest in: My sister-in-law's mother was a Lingenfelter, her father was Claus. I am trying to get more information and dates on that line. And my maternal grandmother was a Lingenfelter, her father was George Oslan. I do not have anything else to go on there either. Pretty complicated, huh?

MY BRIEF FAMILY LINE IS: Anstattt (1520-1578) Germany, Valentine (1572-1622) Germany, Johann Daniel (1612-1719) Germany, Johann Conrad (1654-1705) Germany, John George (1700-1776) Fredrick Co, MD, Abraham (1730-1790), Bedford Co.,PA, George Adam (1759-1829) Sproul Blair Co., PA, Abraham Sherman, Sr. (1788-1850), Jefferson Co, PA, Andrew Jackson (1833-1907), Perry Twp, Jefferson Co, PA, Nathan Samuel (1857-1923) Jefferson Co, PA, Isaac Rueben (1891-1981), Brookville, PA, Samuel Harold (1925-1987), Brookville, PA, and myself.


UNDERCOFFER, UNDERCOFFLER, UNDERCOFLER posted by Michael Undercofler on Sunday, November 15, 1998

I am researching the Undercoffler/Undercoffer/Undercofler family who lived in Jefferson County during the period of the mid 1800's to early 1900's. I would like to make contact with anyone who may have any knowledge of this family..


LONG, PIERCE posted by Joyce Aaron on Monday, November 16, 1998

Would like information on Richard Long, a son of Ludwig Long, Richard married Maria Friday (Native American). Would also like information about Norman & Elizabeth (who was the daughter of Richard & Maria Long) Pierce. They lived around Richardsville, Pa. Jefferson Co.


BAILEY, BAKER, BISH, HETRICK, REINARD, SCHWEITZER, WOLFE posted by Larry Bish on Monday, November 16, 1998

Jefferson, Armstrong, Clarion, Elk, & Clearfield Counties of Western Pennsylvania. Inquiries are welcome..


COLLINS posted by Virginia Borkowski on Monday, November 16, 1998

William Collins was born March 4, 1849 in PA. His parents were also born in PA. I have tried some of the 1850 census without luck. This is my brick wall so i have to try counties that had COLLINS in 1850.


CARR, MCCULLOUGH posted by Jennifer Carr on Monday, November 16, 1998

Would like to correspond with anyone regarding Beatrice M. MCCULLOUGH...Beatrice niece of Tressie Parker CARR..alive in November 1952. Beatrice corresponded w/my family in regards to the death of her Aunt Tressie's husband Arthur. Would like to find info on family plot at Brookville Pa. Cemetary (Jefferson County) and family history of Tressie.


FULLERTON posted by Russ Fullerton on Monday, November 16, 1998

I am looking for the reason William Steele Fullerton had the name of "Steele". He was my Grand Father and live in Big Run Jefferson County. He had moved from Hyde Pa. He lived from 1857 to 1928 .. His last job was working in the Bank of Big Run as a janitor. Any stories pf his life would be helpful.


FRANTZ, FRANZ, HALDEMAN, HALDERMAN posted by John Griffin on Tuesday, November 17, 1998

I am seeking a marriage record for Joseph HALDE(R)MAN. It is likely that the bride's name is Susannah, her surname was perhaps Fran(t)z. The event would have occurred before 1815. Any information will be greatly appreciated


KNAPP, RHODES posted by Terry Gonser on Wednesday, November 18, 1998

Levi Knapp and Anna Marie Rhodes are ancestors from Jefferson Co., PA. My information indicates that Anna Rhodes is a Native American of the Seneca Tribe. Levi's father is Moses and I would also like to find more information on his ancestors. Moses was one of the earliest pioneers of Jefferson Co. and believed to be an orphan. Any information you may have would be most appreciated. Thank you. Terry Gonser..


BENNETT, BISH, CLARK, CONFER, GOOD, HUFFMAN, KEESEY, LONG, MINICH, NEAL, NULF, SMITH, VASBINDER posted by Robin Neal Poppy on Wednesday, November 18, 1998

I know these people must have at least passed through Jefferson Co. My grandmother: Rosella Agnes Clark was born in Brockway, Elk Co. PA and my father (Robert Claire Neal) was born in Armstrong Co. Redbank Twp. PA. Rosella's father and mother (Perl Clark and Minnie Cloe Bennett) were from Clearfield Co.

I am searching for clues and/ or family members. My father's name was Robert Claire Neal b. 1934 in Red Banks Twp. Armstrong Co. PA. His father was Emmett Quay Neal b. 1915 in Dayton, PA. His father was James Roy Neal born in 1892, Unknown. His father was Wesley Neal born UNKNOWN, buried in Puxsnany. PA

Wesley's wife, James' mother died when James was eight months old. I do not know her name but believe it may have been Rachel Long, daughter of Jacob Long in Armstrong County, PA.

They had several children, James was raised by relatives after is mother's death. I don't know what happened to his brothers and sisters. I would appreciate any leads or information leading to the discovery of this line.

Wesley's children

James Roy Neal b. 1882
Charles Neal
Laura Neal
Alice Neal


JAMEISON posted by Alice Hreiz on Thursday, November 19, 1998

I am searching for info about my great grandmother, Sarah Jane Jameison. She was born in Jefferson Co., Jan. 18, 1849 Her father's name was Thomas Jameison..


ALDOUS posted by Regina Bendle on Monday, November 23, 1998

My ancestor was Susan Jane Aldous (b. sept22, 1872) she was married to George William Spencer in 1887 in Brookville, Jefferson, Co., PA. Susan's father was Aaron Aldous (b. England). Family lore has it that Aaron Aldous worked in the coal mines and was decended from English nobility. I'm not sure there's a connection, but if Emma is Jane's sister I'd love any info you have.


DALE, DIEHL, SCHMIDT, SMITH posted by Joan Huber on Tuesday, November 24, 1998

Looking for parents of both John SMITH (possibly SCHMIDT at birth) b. 17 Oct 1817 in Centre Co., PA and Hannah DALE (wonder if DIEHL is a possibility at birth?????) b. 13 Feb 1825 in Centre Co., PA. John SMITH married Hannah DALE abt 1846 near New Bethlehem, Clarion Co., PA. John & Hannah resided in 1850-1855 in Heath &/or Polk Twps., Jefferson Co., PA where two of their children were possibly born, i.e., William Calvin 1847 & Sidney 14 Apr 1850. Their son, George Lawson b. 17 May 1853 was supposedly born in Clarion Co., PA. The other children were born in Bloom Twp., Clearfield Co., PA & are Margaret A. 4 Mar 1856, Robert Milton 9 Feb 1859, Elmer Ellsworth 18 Jan 1862, & Emma F. 14 Feb 1865. John SMITH d. 19 Dec 1887 in Bloom Twp., Clearfield Co., PA. Hannah, his wife d. 25 Oct 1902 in the same place. Both buried in Chestnut Grove Cem., Bloom Twp., Clearfield Co., PA..


HEPLER, KLUGH posted by Todd Klugh on Wednesday, November 25, 1998

I am looking for information on a John Klugh or wife, Elizabeth Hepler in Jefferson County, PA. --may have lived in Reynoldsville at one time.


OBLINGER, OPLINGER, PRESTON, UPLINGER posted by Judith Dolpp on Saturday, November 28, 1998

I am searching for family members and would deeply appreciate all help. The Preston Family is from Jefferson County and were located in Warsaw Twp. on the 1910 Census. Preston, Frank L. b.1860/61 Preston, Pearl O. b.1899 d.16Apr1953 Preston, Charles b.1886/87 Uplinger, Merle b.22Dec1923 d.1956 (in car accident)


BOUCH, CRAMER, CRAVENER, RUDOLPH, SOLIDA, YOHE posted by Irene Boydston on Sunday, November 29, 1998

Looking for information on the following people. Might have been from Jefferson county or surrounding area. Susanna RUDOLPH married Philip CRAMER child Lydia. She married George SOLIDA and had child Phillip, My grandfather. Need parents Susanna RUDOLPH and Philip CRAMER. Also looking for parents of Simon CRAVENER who married Anna BOUCH. These are my gg grandparents. Any information is greatly appreciated


BOYD, BROWN, FISHER, GRUBE, MORGAN posted by Calvin G Perry on Sunday, November 29, 1998

My wife's family are from Punxy and near-by not at all sure that all is in Jefferson county. All the names end at aprox 1840 - 1870. ANY LEADS would be appreciated.


REINHARD, RINARD posted by Thomas R. Turse on Sunday, November 29, 1998

Looking for any information, particularly burial information on one Conrad RINARD with wife of Anna Marie or possibly Lydia, brother of George RINARD at one time from Jefferson County. Conrad RINARD allegedly died 18 Sep 1869, Redbank, Clarion Co. He may have lived in Jefferson Co. circa 1844. Thanks


SPACKMAN posted by Everett W. Spackman on Monday, November 30, 1998

Trying to find a trace of the SPACKMANS who lived in Jeffers County, PA. The last information I have, Harry B. Spackman was listed in the Polk's Punxsutawney City Directory of 1910-11 as a lineman for the Summerville Tel Co. and living at 103 Greenwood Ave. H.B. Spackman was born abt. 1864 to Matthew and Sarah Ann Spackman. According to an obituary of Matthew's fathr, Matthew was living in Stanton, PA in 1875.


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