Jefferson County, PA
Posted Queries for April 1999 

HARMAN, TROUTMAN posted by Richard Harvey on Thursday, April 1, 1999

I am doing a little research for my friend John Troutman. He descends from John Henry Troutman b. 29 Jan. 1844 and Mary C. Harman 29 Jan. 1849.
William F. b. 7 Aug. 1867
Suzanna b. 2 Jan. 1869
George b. 14 May 1870
Mallisa J. b. 16 Oct. 1872
Charles Abraham b. 11 Oct. 1874 d. 4 Jan. 1968
John Henry b. 13 Nov. 1976 Sparkle Mills, Jefferson Co. Pa.
Joseph A. 13 Nov. 1876
James A.G. b. 22 Jul. 1881
Dwight b. 16 Feb. 1884
Ida B. b. 29 Jan. 1996
Ioa M. b. 30 Jul. 1888 d. 9 Mar. 1894
Emma Rebecca b. 21 Apr. 1891
Clyde b. 27 Jul. 1893.


BOWERS, COFFMAN, CORY, KIPPS, SHIRER posted by Polly Robin Smith on Saturday, April 3, 1999

I'm looking for the parents of Philip BOWERS b. 1787, Shenandoah Co., VA. Married Catherine KIPPS in 1811. Migrated from the Shenandoah Valley, VA in 1820. Philip BOWERS family and kin who settled in Gaskill Twp., Jefferson Co., PA
  Philip BOWERS and Catherine KIPPS
John BOWERS and wife
Daniel COFFMAN and wife Betsy BOWERS COFFMAN
William BOWERS
Philip BOWERS and Catherine KIPPS issue Leanna, Elizabeth, Annie, William Anderson, Susan, Mary, Michael, John, Andrew, Abraham, Isaac. I descend from Isaac. .


HARDING, ROW, ROWE, STECK posted by Donna on Monday, April 5, 1999

Rosina was born 10-7-1830 and died 2-24-1883 in Brookville, Pa. Her father was John Jacob Samuel Steck son of Rev John M. Steck and niece of Rev.Michael John Steck. She married(1) Thornton HARDING (2) George ROWE/ROW Rosina and George had a son John and a daughter Mary Louise who was my Grandmother. If any of this sounds familiar pleas contact me. Thank You. Donna Mary Louise and John were born in Jefferson Co..


KLEOPFER, KLEPFER, KLOEPFER posted by Garth Klepfer on Friday, April 9, 1999

Searching for any of the above in Jefferson Co, Pa.;Centre Co., Pa.; York Co. Pa.; also Indiana Counties or any State in USA..



Researching all above names. Have extensive info on some, tohers very little. Looking for parents of Prudence BROADHEAD md. to George G. SPRAGUE. Her father's name is James and mother is MARY, both born in England. I have extensive info on STROUSE (STRAUSS) family going back to Germany (1600's). Also seeking info on John PHILIPPI and Catherine WEIMER, parents of Henry PHILIPPI b. abt 1793. and parents of Elizabeth DUMBOULD, ABraham and Elizabeth BOYER.Also seeking info on a Fridrig PEIFFER and Elizabeth HANCKEN. All these people have some connection to Jefferson County, by birth or death..


KEIGAN, SHANKLE, SPACE, WINSLOW posted by Cindy Scherwinski on Saturday, April 10, 1999

Looking for any information relating to the following information taken from Who, When and Where Vol.III, Jefferson County, Pennsylvania marriage licenses 1885-1890. 1991. Page 104 #114. 8/15/1889, at Punxsutawney, by Rev. J. S. Gibson: WINSLOW, Reuben C., Jr., 22y, from Gaskill Twp, teacher, born Jefferson Co., son of WINSLOW, John W. and Sarah; and KEIGAN, Nora A. 22y, from Gaskill Twp, born Jefferson Co., dau of KEIGAN, Bernard and Elmira. Thanks in advance.


MATSON posted by Joe Matson on Sunday, April 11, 1999

I am searching for any info about Robert J. Matson who had a farm in Eldred Twp until 1879. Jefferson Co. Then moved to Clarion Co. Issac and Joseph were also from this twp. I am looking for Roberts father. I am also looking for Uriah Matsons sons, other than John of Rose Twp. Thank you,Joe Matson .


BRANDON, DEEMER, HUNTINGDON, HUNTINGTON, MAISE, MAIZE, STEWART posted by G. Huntington on Wednesday, April 14, 1999

Looking for information on HUNTINGTON,HUNTINGDON,MAISE,MAIZE and DEEMER Families.


PEACE, WAYLAND posted by Rhonda Peace on Sunday, April 18, 1999

I am researching my family history and need information on my great-grandfather, JAMES IRVIN PEACE (1884-1957). He and his wife, LAURA MAY WAYLAND (1890-1953), are buried in Troutville United Church of Christ Cemetery, but I have reason to believe that they may have been born somewhere other than Clearfield County, possibly Jefferson County. Any help on the history of James Irvin Peace would be greatly appreciated. Thank you..


BOYER, PLYLER posted by Kimberly Ayers on Monday, April 19, 1999

Can anyone help me find the father of MICHEAL BOYER b:1803 m:Anna ? b:1806.They had 15 children in the 1850 Beaver Twp Jefferson Co Pa Cencus. They were Lucetta b:1824 ,Katy b:1826, Livi b:1828 Anna b:1829,Jeremiah b:1830 Savilla my GG Grandmother was b:1832 she M: Moses Plyler ,Lydia b:1833 Micheal b:1834 , John b: 1837. Will share info..


BROCHIES, PROCIOUS, WALTERS posted by Terence Buckaloo on Monday, April 19, 1999

Seeeking info re: John WALTERS, b. ca. 1805, and wife Susannah PROCIOUS or BROCIES, b. ca. 1811-18, lived in Rose Twp., Jefferson Co., PA in 1840. His parents were supposedly John & Catherine Walters. John and Susannah were in Green Co., WI in 1850. They had twin sons, Thomas and Peter, b. 1834, among other children. .


HIME, HIMES, REITZ posted by Deborah Himes on Monday, April 19, 1999

1860 Census lists David HIME (age 55), Salome (age 53), children Sarah, Catharine, Mary, Rosianna, William, Ellen B.,& Joel. All b: in Pa. 1870 census lists David HIMES, Salome, Joel, and two unreadable names. (the film is very faint from the New Castle Public Library, able to make out only some of the information). However it says Salome is born in Switzerland., person listed at bottom of household is also b: in Switzerland. I am looking for the name of this person. also any information on the rest of these children. I know Joel m: Elizabeth REITZ, Catharine m: Peter David Reitz, Elizabeths brother. Any information is greatly appreciated. Thank you. .


EVANS, EVENS, HAMILTON, HOLMES, WASLOHN posted by Jackie Allen on Wednesday, April 21, 1999

Looking for any information on Arthur Hamilton, who was living in Jefferson Co September 22, 1914 (He was mentioned in his brother James' obit). His Parents were George and Mary Hamilton of Ceres PA..


EVANS, EVENS, HAMILTON, HOLMES, WASLOHN posted by Jackie Allen on Wednesday, April 21, 1999

James Brewster VANBRUNT m. Effie Hamilton in Ceres PA in 1901. A 1914 obituary of Effie's brother lists Effie and James Vanbrunt living in Punxutawny, Jefferson Co, PA. Would appreciate any information on James or Effie.


CRISSMAN, GROVE posted by Lois Crissman on Friday, April 23, 1999

Searching for information on CRISSMAN Family from Punxsutawney, g-g-grandparents of William Wallace 1865-1949 m. Della Mae GROVE..


WINKELMAN, WINKLEMAN posted by Dick Kelley on Wednesday, April 28, 1999

Looking for family history and descendants of Edward Winkleman. Lived in Jefferson Co. 1890 to at least 1920. Inigrated from Switzerland. Brothers Albert and Fred lived in Washington State..


BUHITE, ELLENBERGER, KEMP, MOTHERWELL, MYERS posted by Nancy Zinno on Wednesday, April 28, 1999

I have a copy of my g.grandmother's obit. from April 1919. Her name was Sarah MYERS. The funeral service was held at the home of her son William ELLENBERGER on Worth St. Reynoldsville,Jefferson Co. Pa. and "interment was made in the cemetery at Panic." She was "one of the pioneer residents of the Panic section". I would appriciate any info. on the cemetery and/or surviving family: Daughters Mrs. David BUHITE(Nancy),of Troutville, Mrs. Harrison MOTHERWELL(Becky), and a sister Mrs. Charles Kemp of Reynoldsville. I will gladly share what info. I have on her family. Thanks..


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