Jefferson County, PA
Posted Queries for December 1998 thru January 1999 


I am researching my Perry line that resided in Punxatawney, Jefferson Co. Perry Township. James Perry b Dec 18, 1794 Married Mary Law Feb 5, 1817 in Spruce Cr. Pa. children are Elizabeth PERRY B 1817 m Daniel BURKETH, Ellen PERRY B. 1819 M William WALLACE, John Law PERRY B. 1820 m Caroline Elizabeth HUTCHISON, William Scott PERRY B 1824 M Ruth KUNCEMAN, Robert Thomas PERRY B. 1826 m Harriett HARBARGER, James Finney PERRY b 1831 m Mary Elizabeth HUNTER, Sophia PERRY b 1834 m John NORTON, Mary Ann PERRY b 1837 m Charles BARRY Nancy Jane PERRY B 1841 1ST Arthur MURRAY 2ND ? FULLER.Family Legend shows that James (1794) brother William Scott Perry was killed during the Rev. War and is buried in Punxatawney, Jefferson Co. Pa.. Would like to exchange info re this family


RUDOLPH, SHETTERLY, ZUFALL posted by John Rudolph on Wednesday, December 9, 1998

Looking for info on Jacob G Rudolph born in Bell Township 01/09/1842 and his ancestors. He was married to Anna ZUFALL. His fathers name was John and he was married to Susan SHETTERLY.


MORLEY, RUDDOCK posted by Dennis Sloan on Wednesday, December 9, 1998

Thomas Ruddock b ? England d april 1900 in Westville Pa. Jefferson Co.. Mining accident. Wife: Sara Elizabeth (Lizzy) MORLEY b.feb 14 1876 england, d june 14 1959 Brockway Pa. Jefferson Co.. They had one son Albert b sept 14 1895 d march 9 1986 Brockway Pa. Jefferson Co.. They lived in the Coal Glen and Westville Pa. area untill early 1900's. S.E. Morley has one known brother, Thomas Morley of Earnest Pa. near Indiana Pa. Indiana Co. Pa. Nothing known of Thomas Morley. Looking for any information on this family.


LINDEMUTH, MOYER posted by Karen Lindemuth on Tuesday, December 15, 1998

Looking for information on Amanda Mary MOYER who married Hance H. LINDEMUTH. They lived in Hazen, Jefferson Co. Amanda had a nickname which was Mamie.They are buried at Temple Cem. Mamie was born in 1879 and died in 1929. I was wondering if there is a newspaper that might have an obit and if anyone could tell me where to access the information. I have information on the LINDEMUTH family but am stuck on the MOYER line. Any help would be much appreciated. Thanks, Karen Lindemuth.


BOUSLOUGH, SHAFFER posted by Deb Beechy on Sunday, December 20, 1998

Seeking info on Robert H. Bouslough.I have no idea when he was born but he died in 1928. I think he died in Youngstown,Ohio.He also had lived in Punxsutawney and Dubois, PA. Some of his children were born in Punxsutawney, Jefferson Co, PA. His wife Jenny Shaffer was born on 03-02-1863. in Hill Valley,PA. I have no idea where Dubois and Hill Valley were in PA. If someone knows their county location, would u please write me? Jenny died in 1941. Robert and Jenny came to Youngstown, OH. in 1925 from Dubois,PA. They had at least 12 children that I know of. They were, Joseph Allen Bouslough (also known as Allen) Born 06-12-1883 Died Feb. 1972 in PA. George F. Bouslough Died in Youngstown Ohio Edmund L. Bouslough Arthur R. Bouslough Born 07-10-1898 in Punxsutawney,PA. Died 10-11-1942 in Youngstown, Ohio Frank W. Bouslough Born 01-15-1901 Died March 1970 Clarence C. Bouslough Born 05-30-1906 DiedFeb. 1983 in Virgina Margaret Bouslough Married C.V. Mumford Carrie, Ruth and Mary were triplets Mrs David Cook or Cooke Estella or Estelle Died in Florida .I was told she was a lawyer. Any help greatly appreciated.


HICKOX posted by Hickox on Monday, December 28, 1998

Seeking parents of David Hickox, b. CN 13 Jan 1798, may have migrated to Jefferson Co. PA or environs with family. Subsequently relocated to GA about 1820.


WAZELLE posted by Jenipher Pierce on Thursday, December 31, 1998

I am looking for info. on Adolf WAZELLE. He died in Indania. If you could help me that would be great.


BOWLEY posted by Richard Howard on Saturday, January 2, 1999

I'm looking for information on Elizabeth Bowley and her family. She was born approx. 1887 in this county. Her father's name may have been John?


BROADHEAD, PLYLER, RAY posted by Kimberly Ayers on Wednesday, January 6, 1999

I have a death certificate on JOSEPH J BROADHEAD born 1896 died 1977 in Brookville Jefferson CO he married SAVILLA PLYLER. Parent's of JOSEPH were ANDREW S BROADHEAD and EFFIE J RAY. I am looking for any info on BROADHEAD PLYLER OR RAY.


BENNETT, GARDLOCK, KROH, MORRISON, WANNER posted by Kimberly Ayers on Wednesday, January 6, 1999

I recieved death certificates on Elmer A GARDLOCK born 1881 died 1968 Married Ida MORRISON. Harry Albert GARDLOCK born 1884 died 1964 Married Nellie KROH. Arthur GARDLOCK born 1888 died 1918 Married Clars BENNETT. The parents listed on all the certs were Augusta GARDLOCK and Caroline WANNER.I need to find a death date for Augusta and Caroline. Can any one help.


ASKEY, CRAFT posted by Mary Jacox on Saturday, January 9, 1999

Seeking information on Jacob CRAFT (1810-1881) married to Elizabeth ASKEY. Lived in Jefferson Co. They are buried in Mt. Tabor Cem., Singel, Jefferson Co. Their son, David (1847-1935) was born in Punxatawney, Jefferson Co. He married Elizabeth Emma Askey.


ABROMS, HECKMAN, HUGHES, MYERS, NEES, WEITZEL posted by Mary Ellen Ponzio on Saturday, January 9, 1999

Need info on Amos K MYERS, married Essie L HUGHES circa 1900. Children were Robert Kinglsey Myers, William Hughes Myers, and Mary Jane Myers ABROMS. Essie died when kids were young so they were split up and raised by aunts and uncles.


PEGNETTER, WARNICK posted by Ck on Wednesday, January 13, 1999

I would like any information any one has on William Pegnetter, who married Helen WARNICK, the dtr of Harry K. Warnick, who was born in 1905. Or on any Pegnetters! Thanks.


BISHOP, BOST, BRENNAN posted by Bonnie Harvey on Saturday, January 16, 1999

Looking for the survivors of Rev. Gara BISHOP, who was the first pastor of Clearfield Presbyterian Church and also a physician. He died in 1852, leaving Sarah,his wife, in Brookville, Jefferson County. Their children were: Samuel Barclay Bishop, William E. Bishop, Sarah Ann Bishop English, Jacob Janeway Jones Bishop (my GGF), Emma Bishop Henderson, Ezera Styles Eli Bishop, Louisa Bishop Gates..


MCMINN posted by Ken McMinn on Saturday, January 16, 1999

Looking for information on the MCMINN Families of Jefferson Co. Pa. Starting with William -Born:1775 Ireland and Died; 1-23-1865 buried: Beechwoods Cemetery His wife: Eleanor Taylor McMinn: B:1786-Ireland Died: 9-14-1870-Buried: Beechwoods Cemetery They had six children, any help would be appreciated..


COURTNEY, HANNA, SUITER posted by Barbara Carroll on Wednesday, January 20, 1999

I am looking for information about Edward R. COURTNEY who died in a train accident in a lumberyard in 1905. He left 3-4 children and a wife, Emma E. SUITER. I believe they lived in Reynoldsville, Jefferson County, or the lumberyard was there. They were both from Clinton County originally. Thanks.


FERENCE posted by Kim Ference on Thursday, January 21, 1999

Andrew lived in either Reynoldsville, Jefferson Cty., Pa. or Helvetia, Clearfield Cty., Pa. Andrew and his wife,Mary, had 13 children. Need any available information. He came to US in early 1890's.


SMEYERS, SMEYRES, SMYERS posted by Anna Mae Schmoyer on Monday, January 25, 1999

I am interested in hearing from any descendants of Daniel and Anna Berringer Smeyers who have done research on the family. Was George Bolar Smyers a son of Daniel?


COCHRAN, OAKS, SMITH posted by Mary Boyd on Tuesday, January 26, 1999

OAKS, Stephen (b.1823, Maine) resided in Eldred, Jefferson Co, PA, married 1st Christina McManigle in 1845 at Jefferson Co, PA; married 2nd Mary (COCHRAN) Stewart (b. 1843, Eldred, PA) about 1875 in/near Brookville, Jefferson Co, PA. Stephen and Mary had 2 children: Everett and Bessie. Stephen and Mary were Presbyterians and lived in Brookville. Mary (COCOHRAN) OAKS died in 1896. SMITH, William (b.1845, Ireland) married Euphemia COCHRAN (b. 1849, Eldred, PA). They married in Brookville, Jefferson County, PA about 1865. They had at least 3 children: Mary A (b. 1866)(also called Emma), Henry (or Harry) born 1868, and James born 1870. In the 1880 census William SMITH's sister, Maggie, was living with the Smith family in Rose Twp, Jefferson Co, PA.


HAINES, MINICH, SHELLY posted by Mark Shelly on Tuesday, January 26, 1999

Mary MINICH, sometimes listed as Polly, from Ringold twp, Jefferson Co., PA married John HAINES 1st and Jacob SHELLY from Red Bank Twp, Armstrong Co., PA 2nd. I am looking for information on this family including ancestors and descendants. Mary was born about 1812.



Calling for ALL Descendants of Andrew Jacob GRUBER-GRUVER and 1) Elizabeth REINARD and 2) Salome REINARD. They raised a large family in Sigel, Eldred Twp, Jefferson Co, PA. Andrew Jacob GRUBER b.1826 in Northampton Co and raised in RedBank Twp, Clarion Co. moved with wife and children to Sigel by 1864, he died 1903. Children were: 1) Susanna b.1849, md. W.S. KATZ; 2) John Milton b. 1853 md. Jenny Violet KAHLE; 3) George Wm. b. 1854 md.Melissa ?; 4) Mosiah b. 1855; 5) Mariah Catherine b. 1857 md. James KING; 6) Sarah Euphemia 1861-1861; 7) Mary Matilda b.1865 md. Henry H. CALLEN; 8) David Henry b. 1872; 9) Benjamin F. 1876-1878; 10) Jesse Rinard b.1880 md. Minerva Priscilla GOBLE; 11) Minola Belle b, 1885 md. Thomas Jackson DAVIS.


HIMES posted by Deborah Himes on Sunday, January 31, 1999

Looking for information on David HIMES and his family. Resided in Cool Spring, Oliver Twp, Jefferson County in 1854 when son Joel HIMES was born. Joel also shows up as Joseph in some family obits. Any information on this family is greatly apprectiated. Thank you.


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