Jefferson County, PA
Posted Queries for September 1999 

NAIL posted by Richard O'Neal on Wednesday, September 1, 1999

Looking for info on the NAIL family of Perry Twp Jefferson Co. 1850 census shows. Henry 37, Julia Ann 33, Catherine 14, David 11, Ann C. 9, Julia Ann 7, Hannah 4, Emily Jane 2. Henry is gone in 1860 but Julia Ann remains. Any info about this family is helpful..


BURD, GEARHART posted by Margie Myers on Thursday, September 9, 1999

I am looking for information on the ancestors and family of John F. Gearhart and Susan or Susanna Burd. John was bornin 1825 and died in 1892. He and Susan lived on the Gearhart farm "one mile east of Putneyville" in Jefferson County. Susan was born in 1827 and died in 1892. They had 12 children including Owen W. "O.W." Gearhart and Elizabeth Ann "Annie" Gearhart..


DUNHAM, LOTT, LOVE, MCNUTT posted by Pat on Saturday, September 11, 1999

I subscribed a few weeks ago. I wanted to post the names I am researching in Jefferson County: McNutt - Love - Lott - Dunham. Looking for anything on the following: William Love b 1799 and his wife Letitia Lott b 1803. Letitia was d/o Triphana Dunham and Henry Lott. (The d/o Wm & Letitia Love was Sarah (1831-1910) whose 1st husband was Wm F McNutt.)


KESTER posted by David Kester on Sunday, September 12, 1999

Am searching for descendants of James E. and Blanche Luther Kester who lived in Snyder Twp., Brockwayville Borough, Jefferson Co., PA. during the late 1800's into the 1900's. James and Blanche had one son, Luther Kester b. July 1887. James Kester was a photographer in Brockwayville. Would like to find when James, Blanche and Luther Kester died, and where they are buried. James E. Kester died after 1933. Thank You..


HARPER, MCMINN posted by Ken McMinn on Sunday, September 12, 1999

Looking for information on Margaret HARPER B:1-5-1881 D:7-28-1963 Married to Frank MCMINN of Jefferson Co. Pa..


GROVES, MCMINN posted by Ken McMinn on Sunday, September 12, 1999

Looking for information on Charles GROVES B:6-16-1871 D:7-21-1948 married to Mary MCMINN in Jefferson Co. 6-29-1900.


MCMINN, MOORE posted by Ken McMinn on Sunday, September 12, 1999

Looking for information on Roy MOORE Married to Anna MCMINN in Jefferson Co..


MCMINN, PRESTON posted by Ken McMinn on Sunday, September 12, 1999

Looking for information on Almerian Hoey Preston B:1880 D:1960 Married to Carra MCMINN in Jefferson Co..


BROWN, RAYBUCK, SMITH posted by Leslie Raybuck on Monday, September 13, 1999

Looking for information on the family of George Brown and Fayette (Thiada) Smith of Jefferson Co. They had children Mary Catherine,James Arnes, Rachel Elizabeth (married Jonas RAYBUCK of Sprankles Mills) and Fredrick Scott Brown. George was born in Phila.Co. and Fayette was born in Lehigh. I would like to learn more about this family..


BELL, GOSS, JAMES posted by Lynn Maynard on Thursday, September 16, 1999

According to our family records my GGGPs, Richard Bell and Elizabeth Goss Bell died in Brookville, Jefferson County, PA. My GF George James was born in 1881 in DuBois in the neighboring county. I am not sure where the family actually lived. My GGPs Ivar James and Harriet Bell James took 4 of their boys to Washington State in the 1890's but the rest of the family stayed behind. Supposed they were coalminers/teamsters. I am looking for any information on this family..


DUSCH, MCDONALD, SAXTON posted by John Steiger on Saturday, September 18, 1999

My grandmother was born in Punxsutawney, Jefferson Co, her name was Teresa Dusch, she married a Charles Saxton. I do not where or when he was born. My grandother's parents were Paul Dusch & Elizabeth McDonald. I know that in 1943, she worked at the Dubois Laundry Company. At some point she remarried a Clifton Brady. I don't know if she Charles Saxton died or it was a divorced. I hope this helps in some way. If you have any information that I can use, please email me.


CANNON, DUNN, MILLER, PATCHELL, REESE, TREAT, ZIERDEN posted by Elizabeth Asimos on Sunday, September 19, 1999

I am seaching for any information on the following people: Frank Patchell, William Cannon, Richard Dunn, Arthur Treat, James Miller and Frederick Reese. All of these people married ZIERDEN women in and around Jefferson County and some in DuBois. All marriages took place between the years 1875 and 1900. Thank you in advance for any information you can share with me..


DUNMIRE, SMITH posted by Paula Swope on Sunday, September 26, 1999

Hello, I am researching my ancestors in Jefferson Co. Pa. Has anyone heard of: MARY SMITH Young Twp. Jefferson Co. Pa. born ABT 1790 married JACOB DUNMIRE of Canone Twp. Indiana Co. Pa. probably ABT 1810 Their child ISABELLA DUNMIRE married BENJAMIN HAY 4/11/1839 in Wayne Co. Ohio.


CAYLOR, ECKMAN, HETRICK, HUTCHINS, SHAFFER, SLAWSON posted by Sarah Ambrose on Tuesday, September 28, 1999

I am a descendent of Parliment Hutchins (1817-1887) married to Esther Slawson (1817-1897) who lived in Pinecreek Twp., Jefferson County, PA. I have info on all children and many descendents. Their son Judson P. Hutchins (1847-1925) married Christena Hetrick (1850-1928). Christena was the daughter of Jacob Hetrick (1823) and Eve Mary Shaffer (1823). Eve Shaffer's mother was Lela (Leah) Caylor married to Samuel Shaffer (1796). Will be glad to exchange info. Need info on Leah Caylor's parents and siblings and any info on other families..


BARNETT, CHITESTER, MILLER, REYNOLDS, WILEY posted by Danelle Fields on Thursday, September 30, 1999

Jefferson Co. - I am searching for the parents of George Gourley Chitester(b. 1-6-1863 he died in Punxy.). He was married to Jennie Jemima Wiley (b. 1-1-1865) on May 12, 1886. I am also looking for Jennie Wiley's parents. They had 3 children, Clyde, Lawrence, and Wilda (she went by Irene). Clyde married Dessie Barnett (she died in 1986 and is buried in Brookville) and they had 5 children, David, Charles, Carl, Viola (Plyler), and Helen (Penn). My grandfather is David (b. 4-12-1914 in Knox Twp.) and he married (m. 1-16-1937) Margaret M. Miller (b. 6-5-1918 Summerville, d. 9-14-99). Her father is Frank Potter Miller who married Georgia Reynolds (I have the Reynolds history.). Frank's mother was Margaret Jane King and his father John T. Miller. Frank's siblings are Ray, Elsie, Ralph, Miles and Roy. I am looking for the parents of John T. Miller and Margaret Jane King. Margaret Jane King's brother was Alvin King.


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