November and December 1996 Queries
Cumberland County PAGenWeb

Date: 30 Dec 1996 From: Terry Ervin Searching: WAGGONER, EVANS
Families of WAGGONER John I. b 1831 PA m EVANS Thursa b 1832 PA, possibly Cumberland. John and Thursa moved to IN before 1857 where they had son Lewis B. and dau. Mary A. John was a mason by trade. Any info appr. Will share info.
Date: 30 Dec 1996 From: Sandra Griffith Searching: PLANTS, HAINES
Looking for Christian PLANTS/PLANTS bc 1747/1762 in Cumberland Co, m Catherine HAINES abt 1795 in Cumberland Co, family moved to Washington Co about 1796.
Date: 30 Dec 1996 From: Donald L Spidell Searching: LOBACH, WISE
I am seeking the parents of Mary E. Lobach, b. 11 Apr 1824 of Cumberland Co., PA. She md. Frederick Wise, b. 11 Oct 1814 Cumberland Co., PA. Children: Joseph T., Jane Mary, Matilda C., Abner, Jacob E.
Date: 30 Dec 1996 From: Donald L Spidell Searching: WISE, WUNDERLICH
I am seeking the parents of John Frederick WISE, b. 4 Oct 1772 of Cumberland Co., PA md Eva Elizabeth WUNDERLICH, b. 29 Sep 1781 near Palmyra, Lebanon, PA. Children: Ann Elizabeth, Catherine, Anna, Jacob, Frederick, Susannah, Henry, Margaret.
Date: 29 Dec 1996 From: Gordon L Drollinger Searching: TROLLINGER
Seeking TROLLINGER family. Gabriel TROLLINGER and brother, Jacob, listed in PA tax lists 1780, East Pennsborough Township. Perhaps they are connected to TRULLINGERs listed in Dauphin county. Snail mail 247 Jacks Run Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15214.
Date: 26 Dec 1996 From: Cindy Bryant Searching: KOUTZ/KAUTZ CHRISTLIEB
Looking for marriage of Jacob KOUTZ or KAUTZ to Sarah CHRISTLIEB about 1818, in Cumberland or Perry Co, PA.
Date: 20 Dec 1996 From: Laquita Caughey Searching: CAUGHEY
I am looking for any reference to any CAUGHEY in Cumberland Co. PA John CAUGHEY b.1747 in PA served in the 6th Pennsylvania Line in the REV. His pension records show that he returned to Carlisle and served the the County Militia after the war. The next we learn of John is on October 27, 1790 when he signed a Petition to the Commonwealth of Virginia. I am looking for his parents and siblings. I have much information to share on this family.
Date: 20 Dec 1996 From: K Edward Lay Searching: LAY (LEY, LEH)
Seeking information on my 4th GGF John LAY, born c 1755 PA and died c 1820. He was listed in the 1820 Perry Co. Census and also in 1820 Cumberland Co Letters of Adm, Inventory, Vendue, & Account as John LAY, Sr, deceased. In 1814 & 1817 Cumberland Co. Tax Lists in Diehl's Valley as John LEA. In 1810, Toboyne Twp, now Perry Co. Census, as John LAY. In 1805 & 1807 Mifflin Twp, Cumberland Co Tax Lists under "the people near the mountain . . . not in our township" with 83 Acres. In 1800 Mifflin Twp, Cumberland Co Census. His 1st wife was Eva Margaret HENRY m 1770s; 2nd wife was Hannah born 1770 in Phila Co, PA; and some children were Catharine LAY 1792 Bucks Co-1876 m. Christian HENRY 1790-1871; John LAY born c 1793; Henry LAY 1801-1866 m 1m Anna Maria HENRY, Jacob LAY 1805-1884 1m Catharine CLOUSE, and Samuel LAY 1812-1883 m Anna FOUGHT.
Date: 20 Dec 1996 From: K Edward Lay Searching: FETTER
Seeking information on Jacob FETTER, 1768-1852, Franklin Co/PA, Cabinetmaker. He had a brother Henry FETTER, 1783-1863, who was a Major General and PA State Senator and resided in Landisburg, Perry County, PA, where his house there is now a museum for the Historical Society. Jacob's son, Jacob FETTER, 1796-1878, Cumberland/Franklin Co/PA, Cabinetmaker, had a son, Henry FETTER, 1828-1914, Cumberland/Perry Co/PA, who was also a Cabinetmaker.
Date: 20 Dec 1996 From: Debra Eyman-Whitehevad Searching: EYMAN, MADISON
Seeking information on Jacob Eyman born about 1807 in Allegheny Co., PA. He married Ann Madison who was born in about 1811 in Carlisle, Cumberland Co., PA. Any Madison or Eyman information greatly appreciated. E-mail or contact at PO Box 384, Manchester, WA 98353.
Date: 19 Dec 1996 From: David L Beckwith Searching: MATEER
Seeking parents of Francis Andrew Mateer born about 1821 died about 1859. Family tradition states he was a merchant tailor and also invested in real estate. He was said to be a great singer and led the choir in his church for a number of years. He married Catherine Ann Barnes born about 1822 died 1875. In the 1850 census of Silver Spring Township, Cumberland County, F. A. Mateer was described as a tailor aged 29 with wife Catherine aged 28 and three small children: Samuel A. aged 7, Harbison aged 4 and Allis aged 2. His funeral was held in the Methodist Church Mechanicsburg.
Date: 17 Dec 1996 From: SandyJgen Searching: RIPPEY
Seeking information on parents of Mahala J. Rippey. Mahala married Franklin W Allabach 1871. She was born possibly in Shippensburg.
Date: 17 Dec 1996 From: Dean V Stuckey Searching: STUCKEY
I am looking for any reference to Martin Stuckey who, I believe, was in Cumberland Co about 1770 and left about 1790. Also his father, who I believe was Jacob. Thank you for your help.
Date: 17 Dec 1996 From: Mark Freeman Searching: WALKER
Seeking information on Joseph Culbertson Walker of Cumberland Co. prior to 1800, later resided Washington, DC and AL and TN. Sons Joseph Burch Walker and William Brent Walker, both Methodist Ministers.
Date: 14 Dec 1996 From: Betty Baca Searching: KNOOP
I am looking for information on Jacob Knoop, born abt 1728 in Lancaster PA. Married Annely Mets, date unknown. Died in Cumberland County 14 Apr 1785. After his death the family moved to Miami County Ohio. I am looking for information on his family and his parents, Jacob Knoop and wife Margaret, her last name is unknown. They may have also moved to Cumberland. Thank you for your time.
Date: 12 Dec 1996 From: Gordon Kirkemo Searching: LOGUE
Seeking information on George Logue who was born in the Carlisle area in 1789...married Lemira Dewey, daughter of Aaron Dewey, in Clinton or Cumberland counties in 1818...several children born in Clinton County, including Sybil Amanda Jane born in 1833.. Particularly interested in father of George, but all information is appreciated.
Date: 9 Dec 1996 From: CLSTALC0 Searching: MCEVER, COLLINS
Looking for death records and wife's name of Andrew McEver who died in PA about 1764. He had one son named John McEver and may have had a step son named John Pickett. There is a Warrant for 200 acres of land in 1737. An Estate Record at the Orphans Court of old Cumberland County showed John as his only son. What about daughters? Also showed John, born in 1739, married Margaret Collins in 1764. She was the daugher of John and Catherine Collins. Any help appreciated.
Date: 8 Dec 1996 From: Dick Cleary Searching: HOLT, PILGRIM
I'm looking for information on the identity of the parents of Thomas HOLT (b.1793 in Cumb. Co.) and his wife Sarah PILGRIM also of Cumb. Co. Thecouple left Cumberland Co. sometime in the 1820's and arrived in Jefferson Co. PA in 1828. Census records show several other Holts and Pilgrims in Cumberland Co. c.1800 but I have no documentary evidence that they are the parents of Thomas and Sarah. Thanks for your help.
Date: 6 Dec 1996 From: Deanna Rickard Searching: HOMOVICH
I am searching for information on Charles HOMOVICH, who would have settled in either Schuylkill County or Cumberland County sometime between 1900 and 1920. Information I need: What year did he arrive? Who was his wife? How many children did he have, and who were they?
Date: 5 Dec 1996 From: William A Runner, Jr Searching: MCFADDEN, DOUGLAS.
John McFadden enrolled in F Company, 130th Regiment at Mechanicsburg Aug 7, 1862 and mustered out May 21, 1863 with the company. Age at enrollment 22, residence Mechanicsburg, occupation Tabacconist (cigar maker). Married Elizabeth Douglas, date unknown, according to my mother was from Mechanicsburg . Next found in Harrisburg (1880 Census) both age 40 and had five children; Laura age18, William age 16, George W. age 13, John Valentine McFadden (my grandfather) age 10, and Minnie M age 4. John was a cigar maker in Harrisburg also, the Boyds City directory show him in business from 1876 through 1887. Any help would be appreciated.
Date: 5 DEC 96 From: B Jansen Searching: KNAP, KNUP, KNOP, KNAP, etc
Am trying to find a connection to a Knoop (spelled many different ways: Knap,Knup, Knop, Knab, etc) family who had four sons set out from Pennsylvania (one source says that one of the sons was from Cumberland Co.) to explore western central Ohio around the turn of the 19th century. Sons' names were Benjamin, John, Christian and Daniel and they were among the first white settlers in Miami County, Ohio. In the 1820's at least two children of a Michael Knoop, (born in Pennsylvania, bred his family in New Brunswick), came to Miami County and settled. Now, my theory is that there has to be some connection between these two families, but I have not yet been able to establish it. Does anyone have any ideas how I can untangle this family tree? I have looked in Pennsylvania Dutch church records and have found a few possiblities but nothing definitive. I suspect with the number of Knoops in the records that maybe someone has done some research in this family and can help.

Date: 30 Nov 1996 From: Diane Rhodes Searching: BEETS/BEATS/BITTS
I am searching for information on George and Eve BEETS also spelled BEATS who purchased land in Newton Twp, Cumberland Co in 1784 and sold that land in 1792. In the 1790 census the name is spelled BITTS, and they are living between William Hunter and James Harper. George BEATS served in the Rev. War as a 7 months man in Captain Walter Finney's Co, 6th Pennsylvania Regiment, discharged 26 Dec 1780. I am happy to share any information I have.
Date: 28 Nov 1996 From: Frank H Roberts Searching: STONER, MORTON
We are looking for information on Christian Stoner (b. 1780-1790 d 1838 Allegheny Co., PA) who married 12/31/1811 Cumberland Co., PA to Mary Elizabeth Morton (b. 1789 Phila. PA, d. 1848 Allegheny County, PA). The Stoner's are found in the 1830 Perry County Census and then seem to disappear. Christian and Mary Elizabeth Morton Stoner had the following children: 1. John Stoner b. October 4, 1812 2. George Stoner b. July 4, 1814 3. James R. Stoner b. December 23, 1816 4. Andrew Stoner b. May 9, 1819 5. Lucetta Stoner b. September 23, 1821 m. Jacob Brant 6. Levi Stoner b. April 24, 1824 7. Samuel Stoner b. April 4, 1827 8. Sarah Ann Stoner b. April 15, 1830 m. William Hemphill 9. Christian Stoner b. January 29, 1832 10. Agnes Elizabeth Stoner b. September 3, 1836 (Deaf) All information regarding this family will be appreciated. Thanks
Date: 28 Nov 1996 From: Jim Messersmith Searching: SIPE
George Sipe, my ggg grandfather, was born 2 May 1772 in Lancaster County, PA, son of Peter Sipe and Margaret Franciscus. Circumstantial evidence suggests that he may have resided in and married in Cumberland County, PA in 1790s. He moved to Rockingham County, VA in early 1800s. His wife's name was Mary. Any information that can be provided, such as when he married, his wife's maiden name, her parents, etc. will be appreciated.
Date: 28 Nov 1996 From: Charlotte Falkowski Searching: DAVIDSON
Searching Davidson,and related families who lived in the area of the Fort, I am specifically interested in Col. Hugh Davidson who fought in the Revolutionary War. Wish to find out children and all information on this family. Can someone out there help me??? Please E-mail me. Thank You.
Date: 27 Nov 1996 From: William T Doyle Searching: TURNER, HANNA, BOLLINGER, WAGGONER
Seeking any information regarding these early families of Pennsylvania: TURNER, HANNA, BOLLINGER, WAGGONER. These families later settled in Huntingdon, Centre, Clearfield, and Mifflin Counties.
Date: 24 Nov 1996 From: Mike Becker Searching:WILLOUGHBY/WALLACE
I am researching the Andrew WILLOUGHBY family in the Franklin Co, Lancaster, Cumberland areas around 1750-1775. He married Elizabeth Wallace. They had nine children. Several were baptized in the Upper West Conocheague Presbyterian Church in Mercersburg. Anyone having info regarding this family or who would like to trade information, please contact via email.
Date: 24 Nov 1996 From: Carol Askey Searching: ASKEY/ASKINS/ERSKINE, BAKER
My paternal gggg-grandparents, Thomas ASKEY and Elizabeth "Betsey" BAKER, were married at a colonial fort in Carlisle in the year 1764 by the minister of the German Reform Church. We know that Betsey's father was Col. Robert BAKER. Thomas and Betsey settled in Path Valley's Fannett Township, now in Franklin County. Thomas has been known to spell his name as ASKINS and ERSKINE. If you have any additional information regarding any of the above families, it would be deeply appreciated.
Date: 19 Nov 96 From: Jim Volgares Searching: GOSSET
Looking for information regarding John Gosset who arrived in America c1730's. Purchased land on the west side of the Susquehanna River in 1734. His son Mathias moved to Berkeley County VA (nowWVA) by 1770. Mathias was married to Mary Littler. Other brothers possibly John and Jacob. ANY information will be appreciated.
Date: 18 Nov 96 From: Shirley Kurtzrock Searching: CHANEY/CHENEY/CHEYNEY
I am searching for any CHANEY/CHENEY/CHEYNEY surname in Cumberland Co. My Cheney family started out in MD; there was a John CHANEY in York Co., PA, in 1780 with a family, according to first census of PA. From there, I think he moved on thru Somerset and Cumberland Counties. John Chaney was in the Rev. War, but his records do not indicate family members. Any Pennsylvania Chaney/Cheney/Cheyney are related to me; I just don't know how yet. If you know the surname, or see it anyplace, please e-mail me. Thank you very much.
Date: 17 Nov 96 From: Anne Tangeman Searching: DONALD
I am looking for information on Moses Donald, b 1715 Cumberland Cty, PA. d. 14 Aug 1767 Cumberland Cty, PA. I have his father as James Macdonald born 1683 Scotland, d 15 Oct 1747 Cumberland Cty., PA. I have no info on James' wife, nor Moses' wife. Moses had a son William b. Apr 1753 Cumberland Cty., Pa. and he died 30 Mar 1842 in Franklin Twp, Westmoreland Cty, Pa. I do not have his spouse. I would appreciate any info, and will be glad to share what I have. My grandfather was Arthur Jackson Donald b. 1 Feb 1877 Benton Cty, Iowa and d. 2 Mar 1963, Riverside Cty, Ca. Thanks, Anne
Date: 15 Nov 96 From: Jack Wolf Searching: WOLF/WOLFF
Seeking information on the Wolf families in the Carlisle Springs area. Especially one Johann Jacob WOLFF b:1736 or 1739. Died 26 Oct 1811. I need to find out his father's name. John was married to Anna Margaret SCHNUG. They were married 8 Oct 1765 in Lebanon Co. They had seven children. John's will was probated around 1817.
Date: 13 Nov 96 From: Roy Newsom Searching: THOMPSON/STUMP
I'm looking for information about a James Thompson who possibly came thru Cumberland county between 1754 and 1779. He was one of the early settlers of Nashville, TN. Wife probably named Elizabeth Stump. Would have had 3 children when he came thru PA and had a daughter Elizabeth born in PA. Any help appreciated.
Date: 12 Nov 96 From: Kim Hepfer Searching: HOCK/SEIDERS
I am looking for any information regarding Daniel Hock who was born in Cumberland County in the early 1800's. He married Barbara Seiders. They had at least one son, my great great grandfather, David S. Hock. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Date: 12 Nov 96 From: Lonnie Fink Searching: MOONEY/SMITH
Looking for information on the early SMITH/MOONEY families of Cumberland Co, PA. Jacob MOONEY had a daughter Leany (Magdalena MOONEY) b 1755, PA? md John SMITH b 1750. They lived in Bedford Co,PA prior to coming to Jefferson Co,KY in the 1780's. Believe they lived in Bedford CO,PA area before it was formed so thusly lived in Cumberland Co,PA. Any early SMITH/MOONEY information is desired. I have copy of John SMITH & Leany MOONEY SMITH's bible record. Have lots of information on John & Leany's SMITH's Descendants, looking for information on their siblings and ancestry. Any help would be appreciated.
Date: 12 Nov 96 From: Sharon Harris Searching: McCASLAND
Looking for information on William McCasland (born 1753) who enlisted in the Revolutionary War in Cumberland County. What was his wife's Eleanor's last name. Are there any deeds, court records, etc.? Thanks
Date: 11 Nov 96 From: Tom A Foreman Searching: FOREMAN/ECK/EGG/HECK
I am looking for information regarding my g g g grandparents, John Peter FOREMAN (6 Apr 1773-8 Jun 1845) & Catherine ECK/EGG/HECK (May 1773-15 Nov 1860). They were born, and spent the early part of their lives, in Frederick Co. (now Carroll Co.), MD. They migrated to the Newton and Southampton Twp area of Cumberland Co. ~1830. They were both buried in the Spring Hill Cemetery in Shippensburg.
Date: 8 Nov 96 From: Jim Davis, Jr Searching: HENRY
Seeking information on the family of James Henry, born 1755 in Cumberland County, PA. James Henry removed to North Carolina prior to 1780. He served in the NC Line of the Continental Army, and in 1780 married an Elizabeth Russell. Their children were: William, Jane, Hannah, James, Elizabeth, Matthew, Polly, Enos, John and Resign. Other persons living with the Henry family for some period, who may have connections with Henry's PA roots, are: Nancy Smith, John Carson, Betsey Caroline, James Henry Newton, Joseph Harvey and Eli Harvey. Any information will be most appreciated!
Date: 8 Nov 96 From: Charles Berry Searching: DILLER
Samuel A. Diller was born, 1844, Churchtown, Cumberland County, PA. Need names of parents. The 1850 census shows two families with a Samuel Diller of about the right age with a Diller family and there is a Samuel Diller with a family not named Diller. Samuel served in the army during the CW and moved to OH after being discharged. Married a Sarah Leib either in PA or OH, or on the way. She is also a local family that can't be traced at present. Samuel is my great grandfather. He is buried in Akron, Ohio. Will share my gedcom file or whatever. Any help appreciated. Thanks!
Date: 8 Nov 96 From: Larry W Gray Searching: LOGAN
I am looking for information on JAMES LOGAN, b 1767, believe his father to be William Logan, or John Logan, not sure. If anyone can help I will be glad to share what I have, thanks.
Date: 8 Nov 96 From: Mike Oswald Searching: GRUBAUGH/GRUBOCK
Before my family, the Grubaughs, moved to Richland County Ohio in the early 1820's, they lived in Cumberland County for a while. I am having a lot of trouble finding information during this period. I know some of the males' names, John, Michael, Thomas, Joseph; Thomas and Joseph were brothers, sons of Michael, who I think might have been born about 1753 in Prussia, possibly. Thomas was born 9-2-1800, Joseph a few years earlier, I think. There was another Michael, also. Any dates, marriages, names of the wives/daughters, etc. would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!
Date: 4 Nov 96 From: MocoJumbie Searching: LOOPER
Looking for Unknown Looper born circa 1720. Had at least three children:
Joseph Looper born 1745 in Cumberland Co., PA; married Sarah Pharis? Daniel Looper born 1750 in Cumberland Co., PA; married Sarah Unknown Unknown Looper born circa 1770, married circa 1800 to Rosannah Garrison.Any info is appreciated.
Date: 4 Nov 96 From: Donald L Spidell Searching: SPIDEL
I am seeking the parents of John David Spidle. HUSBAND: John David SPIDLE-274 BORN:7 Mar 1843 of Upper Dickinson, Cumberland Co. MARR: 22 Nov 1866 Carlisle; WIFE: Jane Mary WISE-275 BORN: 18 Sep 1848 Cumberland Co. Spousešs FATHER: Frederick WISE-52; MOTHER: Mary E. LOBACH-51 CHILDREN: ...1. NAME: Francis E. SPIDEL-281 BORN: 27 Jun 1867 South Middleton Twp.
...SPOUSE: Anna Mary C. SHEAFFER-293 MARR: 30 Nov 1893 Cleversburg
...2. NAME: John William SPIDEL-12 BORN: 15 Dec 1868 Mt Holly Springs
...SPOUSE: Anna L. ALBERT-272 MARR: 15 Sep 1891
...3. NAME: Annie Margaret SPIDEL-280 BORN: 22 Feb 1871 South Middleton Twp
...4. NAME: Joseph B. SPIDLE-305 BORN: 27 Mar 1875 South Middleton Twp.
...5. NAME: Susan M. SPIDEL-279 BORN: 11 Apr 1877 South Middleton Twp.
...6. NAME: Rosa E. M. SPIDEL-278 BORN: 13 Feb 1879 South Middleton Twp
...SPOUSE: Louis H. CLEAVER-290 MARR: 7 May 1902
...7. NAME: Jessie M. SPIDEL-277 BORN: Aug 1886 Dickinson Twp.
...SPOUSE: Joseph W. CLEAVER-289 MARR: 16 Dec 1903
...8. NAME: Eva F. SPIDEL-276 BORN: Jul 1889 Dickinson Twp.
...SPOUSE: James DOUGHERTY-287 MARR: 6 May 1909
Date: 4 Nov 96 From: Gordon L Drollinger Searching: McGINNIS
Seeking info on McGinnis family of Carlisle, mention of John McGinnis, LT in militia during the revolution. Located in Carlisle about 1759-1835.
Date: 3 Nov 96 From: Marie W Hempy Searching: WILLETT/LONGSHORE
I'm searching for information on the Lewis Willett family who lived in New Cumberland beginning in 1848. Mrs. Willett's name was Margaret (Longshore). I need information about their parents. Both were born in PA....but I have no idea WHERE in PA? Any help would be most appreciated.
Date: 3 Nov 96 From: Lonnie Fink Searching: JOHNSON/STARKS/CARLISLE/GOODFELLOW
Would like to learn more about the JOHNSON families of Cumberland and Mifflin Co,PA. Both Lancelot JOHNSON, & John JOHNSON left wills in Cumberland Co, PA. Would like to learn more about the John JOHNSON Rev. War Soldier died age 104. Any information on Nancy GOODFELLOW JOHNSON, and any pre 1820 JOHNSON/CARLISLE and JOHNSON/STARK intermarriages. I have lots of information on John JOHNSON b 1782, ( Now Mifflin Co, PA) who later married Mary JAMISON in Shelby Co, KY.
Date: 3 Nov 96 From: Brenda Wallace Searching: PATTERSON
I am looking for the parents of John Patterson born Oct. 7, 1769. He married Mary Clendenin, the daughter of John and Elizabeth Clendenin, on Apr. 16, 1793. John and Mary moved to Lawrence Co., PA about 1801. John died there on May 24, 1852. He named his first son Samuel, if that is a clue? Thanks.
Date: 3 Nov 96 From: Brenda Wallace Searching: CALDWELL
I am looking for the parents of Elizabeth Caldwell who was born around 1750. She married John B. Clendenin in Cumberland Co. in 1771. Elizabeth died in Silver Springs Twp. in 1806. An old genealogy said her mother's name was Pricilla and she died in 1812 and is supposed to be buried at Pine Hill Cemetery. Thanks.

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