Posted Queries for October 1998


TILBURG, VANTILBURG, VONTILBURG posted by CJ Coppersmith on Thursday, October 1, 1998

I am seeking information regarding John Benjamin TILBURG, Sr., said to have come from Potter County and perhaps from Brookland. He was married to Addie. His son was John Benjamin Tilburg, Jr., killed in WWII. The surname may have been VANTILBURG or VONTILBURG. The name may have been spelled Tilburgh or Tilberg at certain times. Thanks for any help that you might be able to provide! CJ

JOY, NICHOLS posted by Nancy M Joy on Saturday, October 10, 1998

NICHOLS - JOY, Nancy M Nichols married Daniel Joy, she lived and died in Sharon Center or Shinglehouse , PA., she is buried in the Sharon Center Cemetary , she died Jan. 21, 1887. Daniel and Nancy (surname JOY) had 3 children , 1. Sarah, b. appr 1850 ,m. George H. Colegrove, one child Hattie Eliza who married Leon Burdic. 2. Harriet , b. appr. 1854 , m Olin Jones and 3. James W. (J.W.) b. appr 1860 m. E. Racheal Maxson . JW might have ran a billard hall in Shinglehouse , he died Oct 2, 1912 by drowning , fall off ShawMut train line in Olean NY. Census records of 1880 , Potter County list Nancy and Daniel as being born in NY , her parents born in Conn ., his parents RI.

BROWN, CADY, WASHBURN posted by Louise Treat on Monday, October 19, 1998

WASHBURN - CADY - BROWN Jemima Washburn & her sister Nancy?Washburn were born near Port Allegany, Pa. Potter Co. abt. 1805 & were left orphan when young & were raised by John H Brown & Elizabeth (her name maybe be Washburn)John Brown settled in Brookfield, Pa. abt. 1812 & died there. Jemimia Washburn married Ransome Cady, who was born in Vermont in 1807 & settled in Troupsburg, NY Steuben Co. I would like information on the Washburn line that was in Potter Co. at that time.

ATWELL, COBB, GRAHAM, LAMB, LOTTON, YORKS posted by Jocelyn Wilms on Thursday, October 22, 1998

YORKS, COBB, ATWELL, LOTTON, McGLYNN, LAMB: Wilton YORKS (d b/4 1917, md Edith Cobb. Two children: Grace M. YORKS, b 9 Aug 1901 in Galeton, md Herman G. ATWELL, (b 11 Mar 1896 in Bradford) 20 Aug 1917 in Mahoning Co., OH. Also Mable YORKS, b 9 Feb 1905 in Galeton, she md Edward T. McGLYNN 12 Mar 1924 in Trumbull Co., OH. Edward was b 19 Oct 1901 in Youngstown, OH. Herman ATWELL was the s/o William A. ATWELL & Lana LOTTON. After the death of Wilton YORKS, Edith COBB YORKS md Andrew GRAHAM. Interested in contacting others working on these lines. Thank you. Jocelyn Wilms


I am looking for information on the OHARE family.I first start in Potter Co,PA>...I know the family of many O'Hares started in Pennsylvania. I believe Anthony O'HARE was born in Pennsylvania. Also Patrick's sons ,Hugh and Martin O'HARE were born in Pennsylvania.. **************************************** I am looking for Patrick O'HARE with sons Hugh and Martin,that later moved to Ohio.Patrick O'HARE had naturalization papers from Ireland filed in Perry Co,Ohio.. ***************************************** I am also looking for a ANTHONY O'HARE....Born in 1847...I believe in Pennsylvania,as I was told. ***************************************** They all eventually moved to and lived in Shawnee,Perry Co., Fairfield Co,Athens Co,Hocking Co,Ohio. ********************************************* Mary Eliza ASKINS b.before 1880. Had children: 1.Steve Wright Then married Anthony O'HARE: 2.Charles Delmar O'HARE b.1883 in Perry co,Ohio d.1957 in Perry co.Ohio... 3.Dessie O'HARE 4.Clara O'HARE 5.George O'HARE 6.Dewey O'HARE 7.Irene O'HARA ******************************************** Charles Delmar O'HARE b.1883 married: Rose Ann Groff in 1904 in Perry co.Ohio..Her parents were David GROFF and Mary SEALES.. Children are: 1.Anthony Burdette O'HARE b.July 20,1909 in Shawnee,Perry co,Ohio. d.March 1984 in New Lexington,ohio He was an avid basball fan and ball player. 2. Glenna O'HARE 3.Margaret O'HARE 4.Beatrice O'HARE b.Dec 10,1906 d.1994 In KY... She was a nun in Catholic Church. 5. Mary Catherine O'HARE b.Dec 16,1914 In Shawnee,Perry Co,Ohio ********************************************* Anthony Burdette O'HARE b.July 20,1909 married Matilda(Mattie)Louise HOGSTEN in Jan 20,1935 in Perry Co,Ohio.. Her Parents were Ella WHITELY and Elmer HOGSTEN.. Children are: 1. Madonna V.O'HARE b.June 3,1940 2. Leila Mae O'HARE (Compston) b.June 21,1945 3.Frances Patricia O'HARE (Altier) b.Aug 15,1938 4.Charles Elmer O"Hare b.Dec 11,1935 married Martha Ketchum.. ********************************************* Frances Patricia O'HARE married Henry ALTIER.Children are: Timothy,Marissa,and Shawn. Leila Mae O'HARE married Jack COMPSTON..Children are: Eric,Mark, and Kevin. Charles Elmer O'HARE married Martha KETRCHUM... ********************************************* I need any information pertaining to Mary Eliza ASKINS marrying a ANTHONY O'HARE about 1883....Any information of how they came to be in Ohio..Please .. Laurie

SCHOFIELD, SEARL, STONE posted by Connie on Saturday, October 24, 1998

Elkland Journal, (Elkland, Tioga Co., PA) William S. STONE, 76, died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. William SEARL of this place, Wednesday, May 1, (1940) following a two weeks illness and a stroke suffered Saturday morning. Deceased was born at Harrison Valley (Potter Co., PA) on May 20, 1864, to Samuel and Phoebe Stone. He was married in 1889 at Troupsburg (Steuben Co., NY)to Miss Harriett SCHOFIELD and to this union seven children were born. He worked as a laborer on farms in Cowanesque Valley until his retirement in 1912. Mr. Stone lived in several of the villages in this valley including Mills, Potter Brook, Westfield, Cowanesque and Harrison Valley and was a member of the Missionary Alliance church of the latter village. His wife died January 13, 1923 at Corning, and for the past 17 years Mr. Stone had lived with his daughter, Mrs. Larston Lunger at Osceola (Tioga Co., PA). Left to mourn his death are: two daughters, Mrs. William (Henryettah) Searl of this place, and Mrs. Larston (Stella) Lunger of Osceola: three sons Grant Stone of Cameron Mills (Steuben Co., NY), Carl Stone of this place (Elkland, Tioga Co., PA) , and Howard Stone of Elmira( Chemung Co., NY); three half brothers, Grant and Cecil Fairchilds of Binghamton, and Gwinn Fairchilds of Minneapolis, Minn.; and one half sister Mrs. Grace Lamb of McDonough, NY; seventeen grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, May 4, at 2 pm, at the home of Mr. and Mrs Willliam Searl with Rev. Edmund T. Rowe, pastor of the Methodist church officiating. Burial will be made in the Fairview Cemetery at Osceola. I would like to hear from anyone with information on these people. Thank you

HOWE, PLANK posted by Stuart on Sunday, October 25, 1998

Would appreciate any information re my great grandparent: Fannie PLANK, b. 21 April 1866 - ? Sunderlinville, PA, d. 20 Feb. 1932, Sunderlinville, PA. Believe her parents to be David Sylvester PLANK and Harriet HOWE. Thanks.

DIXON, MASON posted by Dotty Schmidt on Sunday, October 25, 1998

MASON Mary (DIXON) looking for any information of the family Mason NA . Mary wife of George Dixon children b-Wellsboro,Pa 1878-1891.Family moved to NY 1905 thank you Dotty Schmidt

SCOTT, THOMPSON posted by Kelly Taft Krause on Sunday, October 25, 1998

THOMPSON, Jenks. b. 1868 lived in Harrison Twp in 1910 with wife Fannie b. 1874, adopt dau Maggie b. 1893. Jenks father, Theodore b. Feb. 1833 was living with them as well as Emeretta SCOTT b. 1880 with Emeretta's son, Edward b 1903. Emeretta was divorced.

THOMPSON posted by Kelly Taft Krause on Sunday, October 25, 1998

THOMPSON, Bert A. b. May 1867 (son of Theodore) lived in Harrison Twp in 1900 with wife Flora L b. Nov 1867 (Flora's parents were born in Ireland) and children William b. 1887, Mary b. 1891, Claud b. 1895, Maud b. 1896 and Harry b. 1898. I do know by 1922 they had moved from Harrison to Spring Mills.

LOVELL, METCALF, PERRY, ROUNDS, THOMPSON posted by Kelly Taft Krause on Sunday, October 25, 1998

THOMPSON, Theodore b. Feb 1833. Lived in Harrison, PA. Wife was Cynthia Lavanchie METCALF Thompson b. Jan 1866 d. between 1900 and 1910. Children at home in 1900 were Viola b. Apr 1884 later married ____ LOVELL; Nettie b. Oct 1890; Elmira b. Nov 1896 (Nettie and Elmira either married a Warren PERRY or a Walton ROUNDS but I don't know which one married which); Archie b. 28 Feb. 1899 d. 18 Aug 1918 (WWI).

ESTES, MARTIN posted by Michelle Roberts on Monday, October 26, 1998

Looking for information on Lorenzo William ESTES born 1849 in Oswayo, Potter County, PN to Holley ESTES and Mary Frances MARTIN.



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