Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
Posted Queries for January 2000

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HARRIS, LASCOM, YOCUM posted by Beverly Walker on Saturday, January 15, 2000

I am trying to identify the wife of Peter Yocum, b. in Kingsessing around 1712 to Charles Yocum and Ann Supplee Yocum. Charles and Ann had two children. Peter and a daughter Christian (Christina) who married William Lascom. Peter married a woman named Mary ? around 1738/39 but so far we can find no record of the marriage. Their first two children were named Abraham and Deborah, names not found at that point in the Yocum line. The other children were Charles, Peter, Margaret and Mary. Abraham Yocum married Rebecca Harris d/o Jacob Harris of N.J. There is a good chance that Mary was from an English family. Peter and Mary spent their lives in Kingsessing not far from Darby, Pa. Their immediate neighbors were Paschall, Bartram, and Wood families.

BEAN, GILBERT, SHANE, THORNE posted by Dona Seaman on Saturday, January 15, 2000

Searching for parents/dob/birthplace of WILLIAM SHANE b. ca 1784 Pa d. 22 Mar 1855 Phila. married to ANN GILBERT b. ca 1784 Pa. d. 25 May 1862 Phila. Ann d/o SAMUEL & HANNAH GILBERT. Need Samuel's parents & dob and Hannah's maiden name. She was born PA ca 1763 d. 13 Feb 1853. Re 1850 census Hannah lived 7th Ward Northern Liberties with granddaughter Catherine Thorne. Re 1850 census William & Ann Shane lived Penn Dist. with daughter & son-in-law Edward & Hannah Bean.

COULTER, SEDDON posted by Judy Picard on Saturday, January 15, 2000

Searching for John Coulter born 1875 prob Penn and Katie Seddon born 1877 prob Penn who married and had child in Gloucester City in 1900.

SHUFF, WOODLEY posted by Shirley Shuff, on Saturday, January 15, 2000

William Shuff and Catherine Woodley, both born in Philadelphia in early 1800's and married in 1834. Wm. died in.1852 and Catherine in 1890 in Philadelphia. Need information on parents of.each.

WALMSLEY posted by Dianne Walmsley Woodward on Saturday, January 15, 2000

Searching for any information on WALMSLEY (master baker or butcher in Philadelphia)during circa 1900-1940, son of ARTHUR WALMSLEY. Both father and son were born in Birmingham, Warwickshire England. Apparently the son drove a train across the Rockies. Died in USA.

CARSON, MCGARRET, RITCHEY posted by Vic Ritchie on Saturday, January 15, 2000

I am looking for ROBERT RITCHEY AND FANNY RITCHEY from Ireland. They were traveling with MARGARET McGARRET and ELIZABETH McGARRET, JOHN CARSON AND SARAH CARSON. they were in the 1850 cesus.

MILLER, SCHMEHL posted by Bert Miller on Saturday, January 15, 2000

MILLER John Henry, SCHMEHL Ester Anna. Miller, John Henry, born Jan 27, 1847 Bavaria, Germany. Married Jul 1, 1871 in Minersville, Schulykill Co. to: SCHMEHL, Ester Anna, b. 1846, Llewellyn, Schulykill Co, PA, d. Jan 1887, Minersville, PA. Children: MILLER, Lizzie Etta, b. Minersville, Schulykill Co, PA Dec 17, 1871. d. Feb 1, 1872. MILLER, Elizabeth Lizzie, b. Jan 1, 1873, Minersville, Schulykill Co, PA. MILLER, John David, b. Jan 26, 1877, Minersville. Schulykill Co. PA d. Mar 4, 1947, Pine Hill, NJ. MILLER, George Washington, b. October 30, 1881, Minersville PA. John David and George Washington lived in Philadelphia and raised their families there circa 1900-1975.

HOGG posted by Warren Bixler on Saturday, January 15, 2000

Looking for information on George Hogg b1865 d 1952, First wife Louise ? b1859 d 1904. They had 3 sons. Second wife Catherine Logan Stewart b1876 d 1945.

PETERS posted by Theodore Peters on Saturday, January 15, 2000

I am trying to locate info on Luois and Elizabeth Peters living in Germantown circa 1905. I know of one child Theodore born that year (my father). I would like to find information on my grandparents: death dates and places of rest, etc.

HUGHES, JUSTICE, SNYDER, WILSON posted by Nellie Sparrow on Saturday, January 15, 2000

I am seeking information on William Wilson, and his son, Thomas Hayes Wilson. William Wilson lived in North Hampton Co., and other lower surrounding areas. He married Mary Jane Hughes on March 29, 1773. They were Presbyterian's. Family notes state that William Wilson was a judge and his picture hangs in a Trenton New Jersey Court house (not verified). Thomas Hayes Wilson lived in Philadelphia, and was a teacher, later founded a private academy near Arch Street. He was born Dec. 15, 1790. He married Rachel Snyder, and later married Harriet Justice.

DOWLING, PARKEY posted by Suzanne Parkey Bordelon on Saturday, January 15, 2000

Looking for info on my gr.mother, GERTRUDE DOWLING, of Phila. m.CARL PARKEY from OK. Her sisters were Helen, Marie & ?.

ANTHONY posted by Kathleen Anthony on Saturday, January 15, 2000

I am looking for any information on a Jacob John ANTHONY. He purchased land in (at that time) Red Bank Township, Armstrong County. This was back in the early 1800's. The place he purchased became known as "Anthony's Bend". This was located on the RedBank Creek which flows through the town of New Bethlehem, Clarion County, PA. I strongly feel he was from Philadelphia. We are looking for his parents and his family. He marred a woman from the Armstrong Area, her name was Anne (possible Margaret) Moorehead.

BEAUCHAMP posted by Helen Carey on Saturday, January 15, 2000

Would like to share information about the ancestry/descendancy of THOMAS JOSEPH BEAUCHAMP, who died in Philadelphia on 4/21/1935. He appears in the 1920 Census with (2nd) wife Margaret ___ Beauchamp and 3 year old son Thomas Joseph (Jr.) He was born ca. 1857 in Maryland.

SEAL, SEALE posted by Helen Carey on Saturday, January 15, 2000

Would like to share information about DELLA (CORDREY) SEALE/SEAl, who died in June 1945. She was born in Philadelphia in October 1906 as Della Beauchamp. It appears that she was adopted and became Della Cordrey.

BOND, BROOKS, DENNY, GANTZ, MOLSON, TAYLOR posted by Jeannette L. Molson on Saturday, January 15, 2000

My great grandmother, Elizabeth Catherine Coffey MOLSON, died in Philadelphia 15 Jan 1910 of a heart condition. She was born 5 Apr 1845 in Penn. (exact place unknown) and was married to Edward Banks MOLSON, in Lock Haven, Clinton Co., Pa. 21 Apr 1863. She was the mother of eight children, Ida M. GANTZ (1864), Harry G. (1868), George H. (1874), Herbert H. (1876), Joseph D. (1879), John Irvin (1884), Edward Banks, Jr. (1887) my grandfather, and Elvira M. BOND (1891). After Elizabeth C. MOLSON's death, some of her surviving children were living in the Philadelphia area. They were, Ida M. GANTZ, who may have taken her maiden name back after she and John GANTZ, of Mt. Joy, Lancaster Co. separated; Harry G. a music teacher; George H. who married Lulu BROOKS; Herbert H., a fireman, who married Helen DENNY; and John Irvin before he moved to Baltimore. George H. MOLSON died, at Philadelphia Gen. Hospital, 5 Oct 1923 and is buried in Eden Cemetery. Herbert died, 15 Jan 1922, and is buried in Pennsgrove, N.J.

GIBERSON posted by Barb Kelleyk on Saturday, January 15, 2000

Looking for information and/or descendants of Howell D. GIBERSON [b. Nov 1843 PA] listed in the 1900 census living in Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., PA. Also listed was wife Mary [b. Nov 1841 PA; sons David [b. Jan 1870]; John [b. Apr 1872]; & daughter Mary [b. Jan 1875]. They were in the 1880 census in Pottsville, Schuylkill Co., PA with children Daniel [or David] age 11; John age 9; Howell age 7; Mary age 6. In the 1870 census Palo-Alto Borough, Schuylkill Co., PA, Howell & Mary were living with David [age 66] & Rebecca [age 67] AHER.

CONNOLY, MORAN, WEBB posted by Karen Scarpulla on Saturday, January 15, 2000

Looking for any information for Ann M. Moran born July 1901 - 1906 married Clarence Franklin Webb and later moved to Trenton, NJ had two sons William & James. Ann had a brother named Edward who was a police officer. She also had anAunt Ann (Annie) Connoly who died in October 1963-64

BATES posted by Mary Bole on Saturday, January 15, 2000

Looking for information about HANNAH BATES who was a widow in the census returns from 1800 to 1840 - in Philadelphia county.

TAGG posted by Gary Tagg on Saturday, January 15, 2000

Searching for BENJAMIN TAGG listed in Philadelphia in 1810. He was Rev War Soldier from 1778-1781 with the 2nd Pennsylvania Continental Line. I can not find anything more about him. Searching for desendents to see if I'm one of them.

COULTER, SEDDON posted by Judy Picard on Saturday, January 15, 2000

Katie Seddon b@1877 in Penn m John Coulter b@1875 in Penn [no city/county mentioned in either 1900 census or child's birth cert.] and had a child, Viola Beatrice, across the river in Gloucester City NJ in 1900. Family lore is that she left them when Viola was very young and Viola's grandmother raised her. Any connections? Any suggestions for finding them?

HUGHES, JUSTICE, SNYDER, WILSON posted by Nellie Sparrow on Saturday, January 15, 2000

WILLIAM WILSON and his son, THOMAS HAYES WILSON, probably lived in the Philadelphia area at one time. William Wilson married Mary Jane Hughes on March 29, 1773, and family records state he was once a judge, and his picture hangs in a Trenton, N.J. court house. His son, Thomas Hayes Wilson, was born in1790, was a teacher in Easton College ?, and laterfounded a private acadamy near Arch St., in Philadelphia. Thomas Hayes married first: Rachel Snyder, and second: Harriet Justice, daughter of Charles and Rebecca Justice. The Wilson's were Presbyterian's and probably Scotch-Irish.

VANDYKE posted by Ardis Parshall on Saturday, January 15, 2000

Seeking death information on James C. Van Dyke, a Philadelphia attorney who died 25 August 1866, presumably in Philadephia.

KLETT, WIELAND posted by Cindy Jensen on Saturday, January 15, 2000

Seeking information on Casper (Caspar) Klett who immigrated to Philadelphia in 1833. He was born April 13, 1817 in Wittenberg, Kingdom of Saxony, Germany. He married Sophia Wieland between 1833 and 1839. Their oldest daughter, Caroline Klett, was born in Philadelphia on April 20, 1839. Casper may have immigrated with his uncle, Gottfried Klett.Sophia had a sister, Louisa, and two brothers, Frederick and Christian.

PARKER posted by John Yanik Jr. on Saturday, January 15, 2000

I am researching a line of PARKER that was in Philadelphia. This line is also connected to the name THOMPSON of Philadelphia

DODARO, FRASCINO, MARATEO, SANNELLI posted by Mary Davis on Saturday, January 15, 2000

If you have any information about these Philadelphia families please contact:

BELL, GRANT posted by Loretta Barnard on Saturday, January 15, 2000

Seeking information on the descendents of John GRANT, b.1867, Armagh, Ireland; son of James GRANT & Ann BELL; immigrated to Philadelphia City ca 1885, m.ca 1897 Ann Jane ?____ b.Co. Derry, Ireland; Children: Ann Jane b.ca 1898, Philadelphia and Helen Matilda b.ca 1901 Philadelphia. Family is listed in the 1910 and 1920 Census records. John is listed in 1920 as a Dept Store Manager, his daugthers are listed as File Clerks for an Electrical Company. Members of this family are descendents of Isaac GRANT of Lattery, Co. Armagh, Ireland.
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BURGHARDT, KLING posted by Stanley A. Kling on Saturday, January 15, 2000

Seeking descendants of a Johan Ludwig KLING of Phila., PA, b. abt. 1738, d. 1810, m. Anna BURGHARDT 1760. This is NOT the Johan Ludwig KLING of eastern New York State, m. Anna FRANTZ. There are records of this JLK in the Philadelphia area. Also, a Heinrich KLING, thought earlier to be the father of JLK of NY but probably not and perhaps unrelated, may have returned to Philadelphia.

LYKINS, MEE, RUDE posted by Marie A. Mee on Saturday, January 15, 2000

I am looking for information on John Mee, who is listed in the 1840 (p.36), 1850 (p. 110) and 1860 (p. 509) Pennsylvania census index as a resident of Philadelphia County. I believe he may be either the John Mee or the father of the John Mee who moved to Butler County, Ohio. The parents of the John Mee who moved to Ohio were John Mee and Sarah Lykins (not sure about the spelling) and I believe they stayed in Pennsylvania. The John Mee who moved to Ohio (born in Pennsylvania approximately 1830) was married to Eliza Hutchinson, also born in Pennsylvania around 1835, and he had several brothers, including Isaac and Richard, and a sister named Sarah who later married a John Rude and moved to Greenup County, Kentucky.

DONNELL, MULLEN posted by Chris O'Donnell on Saturday, January 15, 2000

I am looking for the ancestors of Martin J O'DONNELL and Dorothy MULLEN. They lived in Philadelphia in 1940-50-60's. Martin (my grandfather) had 2 brothers, Jack and Frank, and 2 sisters Margaret and Mary. His parents were Martin O'Donnell Sr and Sarah CALLAHAN. Dorothy Mullen (my grmother) had 2 brothers, John and Edward, and 2 sisters, Eileen and Helen. I do not know her parents names.

GIBSON, JARVIS, JONES posted by Jeanine Kenworthy on Saturday, January 15, 2000

Seeking information about a Lydia GIBSON, b.1827, living in Frankfort in 1901 who gave affadavit for William JARVIS, b. 1830, PA, for Civil War pension. Could she be his sister or his wife's sister. Wife, Mary JONES,b. 1836, PA. Seeking information on John JONES, b. 1832, living in Frankfort in 1901 when he signed an affadavit for William JARVIS, b. 1830, PA, for a Civil War pension. Could he have been a brother-in-law? William m.1851,PA, Mary JONES,b. 1836, PA and lived there until about 1855.

HAMILTON, SHARP posted by Dag Smith on Saturday, January 15, 2000

Looking for John Hamilton and wife Mary(Sharp) Hamilton. They died in an epidemic in 1825. Am also looking for their son, James Hamilton, born 11-30-1823 in Philadelphia.

FRANKLIN posted by Janice Tepper on Saturday, January 15, 2000

Looking for parents of Abraham FRANKLIN, b 1753 Philadelphia,PA. Joined Washington's army in Yorktown,VA in 1776, sved with him til 1781, then migrated to SW Virginia.

FOSBENNER, METZGER, RAY posted by Norman Charles Metzger on Saturday, January 15, 2000

Martin W. Metzger (1853/1920) married Katherine (Kate) Ray (1857/1932). A child, Harrison Stackhouse Metzger (1879/1945) married Florence Gertrude Fosbenner (1882/1966). They had 4 children, one being Norman Metzger (1921/1991) who married Muriel Delores Seese (1925/present). To the best of my knowledge, this all took place in Philadelphia PA.

MCEWAN posted by Colleen Ewan on Saturday, January 15, 2000

I am searching for information on Edward McEWAN family of Philadelphia, Pa. His parents immigrated from Scotland in early 1800's.

JONES, SEENEY posted by Aurelia Brooks on Saturday, January 15, 2000

I am searching for any information regarding LOUISE JONES b.1889 in Washington DC who married Cecil Jones of Va. They were listed as married in the 1920 Philadelphia Census, living on Bainbridge Street. CECIL died in 1934. His sister, Sarah SEENEY, signed the death certificate although he was still married to Louise. Does anyone have any information as to what happened to Louise Jones and Sarah Seeney? Do any if these names sound familiar to you or your grandparents. The Jones were listed as mulattos.

STOKES posted by Rosemary E Matthews on Saturday, January 15, 2000

Margaret Stokes born approx 1900 died approx 1971. Lived on Crieghton street for most of her adult life. She had a daughter who married a Russell Leaf.

FREY, KIESLER, LEVERING posted by Keith Fry on Saturday, January 15, 2000

Seeking imformation on any decendents of JOHN FREY. born about 1702 or 1703 in Roxborough Twp. Philaldelphia Co. to HENRICK and ANNA CATHERINE (LEVERING) FREY, ( HENRICK imigrated to Pennsylvania about 1680). Aparently JOHN died 23,Oct.1766 or 68 in the Franconia Twp. Montgomery Co. area. He married a MARY KIESLER .

MCCLELLAND posted by Mary McClelland on Saturday, January 15, 2000

I am looking for information regarding Robert John McClelland. He was born in county Antrim, Ireland around 1858 and married Rose Hamilton. He emigrated to Philadelphia and was naturalized in 1877. He had a son Hugh Hamilton McClelland who became a minister in the Episcopal church.

BROCK, NEHS, ZIRKLE posted by Ellen Gwaltney Bales on Saturday, January 15, 2000

I am searching for the ancestors of Henry NEHS, his father William Henry NEHS, and his mother, Anna BROCK. Henry NEHS was born in 1770 in Philadelphia and later went to Virginia, where he married Anna Maria ZIRKLE. The NEHS family apparently came to Pa. in the early 1700s from Germany.

LEWALLEN, LEWELLEN, LLEWELLYN, LUALLEN posted by Thomas R. Lewallen on Saturday, January 15, 2000

William Lewallen, etc. The name has been spelled all of these ways unsure how it would be listed. William was born 1811 and shows up on the 1830 census, Kensington Township. I have not been able to verify any of this info.

CADWALADER posted by Susan McVey on Saturday, January 15, 2000

Seeking any information on CHRISTIAN CADWALDER . She was born cira l7l2 in Philadelphia, Penn. and married James Campbell and died in Wilmington, N.C.

HOOVER posted by Judith C. Damewood on Saturday, January 15, 2000

Julia E. HOOVER lived in Philadelphia on N. 33rd (street number illegible) on 15 April 1937, when she applied for a Social Security Number. She was employed by a company located at 15 South 34th Street that appears to be "Suppl.. Wills Jones Mil.. Co." If someone could provide information on the correct name for this company and if it still exists, I would certainly appreciate it. Any information on Julia would be appreciated.

MERRIHEW posted by Harry Merrihew on Saturday, January 15, 2000

I am looking for information on the Merrihews that were members of the following printing firms based in Philadelphia: Merrihew & Gunn, 1833 - 1838; Merrihew & Thompson, 1839-1863; Merrihew & Son, 1865-1876; Merrihew & Lippert, 1881.

SWEENEY, SWEENY posted by Ceil Gilmore on Saturday, January 15, 2000

Seeking information about Cornelius (Neal) Sweeney. Immigrated from Ireland about 1853 or 54.With wife Mary and baby Annie and perhaps a teenager Mary Quinn. They lived in Phila. They had a daughter Sarah (Sally) born Feb.6, 1854 and another daughter Cecilia (my grandmother) born May 31,1860. Mary died in 1883 at the age of 75, Cornelius in 1895 at the age of 85, Annie in 1896 at the age of 43, Sarah in 1930 at the age of 76, Cecilia Kelly in 1935 at the age of 75. I do not have much information on this family up to the time of their deaths and the marriage of Cecilia to my grandfather Francis (Frank) Kelly on Jan. 9 ,1879.

BLAIR, HALLOCK, MYERS, THUMPHEARD posted by Tammy L. Humphrey on Saturday, January 15, 2000

Looking for information on Anthony MYERS who married Agnes BLAIR. Their son, Walter MYERS was born August 30, 1898 in Philadelphia and died in Steuben County, New York. In Walter MYERS obituary it is indicated that was survived by a brother, Peter, a step-mother Mrs. Alice HALLOCK and two half-sisters, Mrs. Sally DAVIS of Philadelphia and Mrs. BettyTHUMPHEARD.

GREY, THORNG, THURING posted by Linda Schlarb on Saturday, January 15, 2000

I am looking for information about a family and the bar or tavern they owned called F. Thuring's in Philadelphia between 1870-1900. This bar was owned by my grandfather's parents, his last name was changed from Thuring to Thorng and his mother was Adelaide Grey.

CORNELL posted by Shannon Sjodin on Saturday, January 15, 2000

Searching for the CORNELL family in Philadelphia beginning around 1860's - 1870's. They lived on Spring Garden St. in Philly. Have old CDV's to share with other researchers.

BROOMELL, DUNCAN, FINNEGAN, GORMAN, HELSEN, KILKENNEY, LAWSON, LOVELL, MCCANN, MICHKOWSKY, PHELAN, WHELAN posted by Sandy Lovell on Saturday, January 15, 2000

I am researching the above named Philadelphia ancestors. I would be more than willing to exchange information on my family with others to connect with family!

DIDONATO, LAPKIEWICZ, MUCERINO, TOMCZAK posted by Fran Mucerino on Saturday, January 15, 2000

Researching naturalization and any other info on grandparents Ferdinando Mucerino and Carmella Mucerino (DiDonato) from Italy, arrived Philadelphia late 1880s. Also looking for naturalization info on Walter Lapkiewicz and Cecilia Lapkiewicz (Tomczak) from Russian in the late 1880s.

FRAME, WUNDER posted by Edith Knetz on Saturday, January 15, 2000

Edith Mae Frame married William F. Wunder in 1902. Edith's parents were Andrew Frame and Lydia Sutcliffe. William's parents were William F., Sr. and Elizabeth Murray. Looking for information on the ancestors of these two lines.
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LINEY, SCHMIDT posted by Deborah Liney on Saturday, January 15, 2000

My grandfather was Francis Liney, died in Philadelphia around 1956-57. He had 2 brothers- James(?) or Charles(?) and Thomas(?). My grandmother was Caroline Schmidt. They lived in Philadelphia all their lives as far as I know. They belonged to St. Henry's parrish. Trying to find relatives past and present.

MARTIN posted by Ed Martin on Saturday, January 15, 2000

I am researching the family of JOHANN NICKEL MARTIN who arrived in Philadelphia in 1754 or 1756 from the Berkenfeld, Germany area. I am trying to establish the ship he arrived on, date and all available infromation on him and his family while in Pennsylvania. The family later moved to Anson County, NC and then to Charleston, SC. I do not know how long they were in Pennsylvania or any other information about their time in Pennsylvania except by 1776 they were in Charleston, SC.

CHAPPELL, FAIN posted by Robbie Taylor Read on Saturday, January 15, 2000

Family notes indicate that my GrGrandfather, Dr. William Harris Fain, was put through The Philadelphia School of Medicine about 1882-1884 by his Grandfather, Dr. Gabriel H. Chappell. William was born & raised in East Texas, & practiced in TX.Can anyone tell me anything about this school or anything about this family? Is there a way of finding whether he was listed on the rolls of this school?

STECH, STECK posted by Julie C. Scoggins Stech on Saturday, January 15, 2000

I am searching for any information on George Jakob STECH (STECK), b. Jan. 18, 1879 in Germany. Immigrated to America in 1895, naturalized in 1903. He lived in Philly, first as a border with the RILLING family (Henry RILLING head of household) {this is from the 1900 Philly census}, then on his own. He married Maria B. KNEUKER (KNEUCKER) b. Jan. 27, 1880 in Bavaria, on Feb. 15, 1902. Maria immigrated in 1896, do not know her naturalization date. They had 2 children while in Philly: Louisa Carolina STECH (STECK), b. 11/3/1907, and Hilarius Carl STECH (STECK) (aka Carl), b. 9/15/1909. Later, around 1910-11, they moved to Camden Co., NJ, where three other children were born: Franz (Frank), b. 1915, George Jr., b. 1912, and Christian, b. 1917. In the 1920 NJ Census, the STECH's had a few borders living with them: Fritz GABRIEL (??), Frank DOWNT (??) and John and Elizabeth LANDENBERGER. All of these people are from Germany. I have been looking for this family for ages. It's my husband's family. Christian was his grandfather, who died very young.

BROCIOUS, PROCIOUS, WALTERS posted by Chrisandra Vares on Saturday, January 15, 2000

I have a ggg grandfather Thomas Walters served in R. W. 1777. He was in Philidelphia Pa. The only information that I have on him was that he married a Catherine...? Had only one son named John b 1805. Who know how many daughters? Who were his parents. Have been unable to trace any early orgions. The first known records of him have been in Armstrong Cty Pa & Jefferson cty Pa, listed as very old. Then nothing after that. John married a second time and said that his father was John. Could it have been John, Johanns Thomas Walter,s? Was said to have been Penn Dutch. of Penn. His son John married to a Susannah Procious(Brocious b 1813). Not able to locate her parentage either. If anyone has any suggestions or ideas please let me know no matter how slim.
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COPPICUS posted by Helen V. McConchie Stith on Saturday, January 15, 2000

Edward and Lillian COPPICUS of Philadelphia adopted my mother 1915. I am looking for their parents.
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CLARK, NIXON posted by Dick Hillenbrand on Saturday, January 15, 2000

Looking for information on Esther Mary NIXON (c1844-1882,) married Capt. Julius H. CLARK, 23 MAY 1866 in Philadelphia and lived in NYC & NJ tilL about 1870's, then moved to her husband's home area of Chenango and Madison Counties, New York. She is buried with her husband in New Woodstock Cemetery, Town of Cazenovia, Madison Co., NY.
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CASSIDY, MULHOLLAND, NUGENT, QUINN posted by Kelly Cassidy on Saturday, January 15, 2000

Looking for any other relatives/descendants of Jeremiah CASSIDY and Catherine/Kate NUGENT. Kate was the daughter of Owen NUGENT and Ann QUINN, the whole family arrived in Philadelphia in 1887 from Glasgow Scotland and had originally been from Armagh, Northern Ireland. Kate's siblings included Ellen MULHOLLAND, Owen, James, Sarah, Mary, Elizabeth, and Richard NUGENT. In 1889 Jeremiah CASSIDY came to Philadelphia from Glasgow to be reunited with the Nugent family and married Kate the next year. Their children were Thomas, James, Ann, and Ellen CASSIDY. Please contact me if you think you may have a connection to these families.
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LIGHTCAP posted by Mary Anne Lightcap on Saturday, January 15, 2000

Searching for information on JACOB LIGHTCAP, born mid-to-late 1700's, large landowner in Philadelphia part of which is now Fairmount Park, was a Tory, had a son, Samuel of Pottstown.
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GROVE posted by John Grove on Saturday, January 15, 2000

i've been searching for the gravesite for John James GROVE, who was buried "at Trinity in Philadelpia" according to his wife's tombstone in Nova Scotia. He had arrived in Philadelphia in the 1820's and I'm sure some of the family had moved on to Nova Scotia by the 1840's, although there is no mention of his exact date of death. If anyone can find his record of death or the specific Trinity cemetary where his gravestone is, it would be greatly appreciated.
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CAPRARO, SULLO posted by Jolynn Woerner on Saturday, January 15, 2000

Looking for a list if it exists, or can be looked at, of deaths attributed to the flu outbreak in Philadelphia in 1918. Looking for anyone in the Capraro or Sullo families.
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TAPPER posted by Deborah Logsdon on Saturday, January 15, 2000

does any one have any information on the Tapper family of Philadelphia. I have found a William TAPPER, Philip N. TAPPER, and a Benjamin TAPPER. They may have been in Georgetown also. Around the 1800s.
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MYNAR, PITLICK posted by Matthew Shaffer on Saturday, January 15, 2000

Looking for information on the MYNAR family of Philadelphia. John MYNAR and Gabriella PITLICK came to Philadelphia from Germany circa 1895. They had three children: (1) Frederick John Mynar (2) Anna Mynar (3) Marie Mynar Hart. I know very little on this family. John died in 1932 and Gabriella died in 1941, both in their 70s at death. They are buried in Mt. Moriah Cemetery, Philadelphia. Frederick was an accountant and Anna worked for the Metropolitan Insurance Company.
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MAJARICH, MAJERIK, MAYERICH posted by Mario Majarich on Saturday, January 15, 2000

I am seeking information on the origins and connections of the MAJERICK family members. the name has been variously spelt MAJERICH, MAYERICH and MAJARICH. They have settled in diverse parts of the US. Some lived in the Philadelphia, Indiana and Erie Counties of Pennsylvania. Advice on the sources of information of birthplace, arrival in the US of the original members and any ancestry would be appreciated.
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FREED, SHIVERS posted by Gerri Freed on Saturday, January 15, 2000

seeking information on a Charles FREED,lived in Phila. Pa. in Late 1800s. Father of two children, Horace D. FREED 1891-1956, and Rebecca FREED. Possibly married a Shivers.
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BUGGY, EMMETT, KANE posted by Townsend M. Buggey on Saturday, January 15, 2000

Seeking info related to Joseph Patrick BUGGY born 1821 Ireland, immigrated to USA 1833. Married Catherine Kane and lived in Phila with children Henry, Catherine, Elizabeth, Josephine, Mary and Robert Emmett. Robert Emmett later changed name spelling to BUGGEY.
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CRUSE, LAVIS posted by Frank Campbell on Saturday, January 15, 2000

Need info re Alexander CRUSE. On 9 Jun 1825 in the 2nd Baptist Church of Philadelphia he was married by T. J. Kitts to Sophia LAVIS. Alexander was probably born in Bucks Co., PA and died 8 Feb 1850 in Muncy, Lycoming, PA. Sophia was born 9 Nov 1798 in Bristol, Somerset, England and died 2 Nov 1888, Hughesville, Lycoming, PA. Who were Alexander CRUSE's parents? Is the 2nd Baptist Church still there and are their records available?
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MCMAHAN, MCMAHON, MCMANN posted by Kathlene McMann-Lukasik on Saturday, January 15, 2000

I am looking for information on Bridget McMahan listed on the 1860 census under Philadelphia County, 7, W. Philadelphia, page 163. I would appreciate any information. She may be my ggg-grandmother.
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CLAEYS, FRANCHOIS posted by Cathy Porter on Saturday, January 15, 2000

If you have CLAEYS or FRANCHOIS from Philadelphia, please contact me. I am looking for Jeanne FRANCHOIS married to Adolph CLAEYS. They had a child born in 1929 named Evelyn.
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FAU, MCCALL, YEAGER posted by Steve Yeager on Saturday, January 15, 2000

1st reformed church, Philadelphia. From Pennsylvania German Marriages. George Jeager, Marg McCall, married 25 Dec 1805. Peter Yeager, Cath Fau, married 2 Jun 1816. Looking for information on children born to these marriages.
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EINWECHTER posted by Richard P Einwechter Sr. on Saturday, January 15, 2000

Searching for EINWECHTER. Listed in the Bulletin almanac ,1948 as being in business over 150 years. Phila. BRICKLAYERS. GEORGE P>&SONS.
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HERZOG, NEFF, NICHOLAS, WIENAND posted by Barbara McCormick on Saturday, January 15, 2000

My grandparents, ALBERT NEFF and CAROLINE ELIZABETH HERZOG, were from Philadelphia. Albert was born 25 Aug 1891 and the s/o Albert F. Neff and Sophia Wienand. In the 1890 City Directory, Albert F. and Sophia were living at 2211 N. 2nd St., Philadelphia, and they were married on 9 Mar 1890 at St. Bonifacious Roman Catholic Church located at Diamond St. & Norris Square, Philadelphia. Caroline was born 8 Dec 1892 and the d/o Bernard Herzog and Caroline Nicholas. In the 1890 City Directory, Bernard was living at 2413 Hancock St., Philadelphia. For many years, Albert and Caroline operated a Seafood Restaurant (Oysters were their specialty) on Germantown Avenue.......approx. the 3200 block, not too far from Broad Street. Their only child, my mother, Grace Mary Neff, was born 15 Sept 1914. She attended St. Cecilian Academy in Chestnut Hill. I really need some info on the NEFF, HERZOG, WIENAND, NICHOLAS families.
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DEHAVEN, LEVERING, SUPPLEE, ZIMMERMAN posted by Ginger Edie Hoffman on Saturday, January 15, 2000

Looking for any info on these Philadelphia families.
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MCGONEGAL, MONTEITH, MONTIETH posted by Carol Montieth Watts on Saturday, January 15, 2000

David Montieth (b. May 1, 1800 in County Tyrone, Ireland; d. Sep 9, 1875 in Indianapolis, IN) evidently immigrated into the Port of Philadelphia in 1818. He probably lived in Whitemarsh Twp in Montgomery County with wife and son in 1830. He filed naturalization papers in Philadelphia in 1837 and was living in Philadelphia at that time. In 1840, he lived in Roxborough Twp, Philadelphia. He and the family moved to eastern Indiana about 1845. Children in order of birth: (unknown), Mary, Sarah, John, James, Clark, Emanuel or Thomas, Mathias, Ann. Wife: Margaret. Last name may be McGonegal or Managail. She was born Feb, 8 1808 in Chestnut Hill, PA. John (& Ann) Monteith and their descendants lived in Nebraska and Idaho since about 1860. Any information would be helpful.
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LIKE posted by Ron Williams on Saturday, January 15, 2000

Johann Hendrik LIKE arrived in Philadelphia on Sept 27, 1739 on the "Lydia" from the "Rhineland". Any information on Johann would be appreciated.
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PETERSON, WILSON posted by Nellie Sparrow on Saturday, January 15, 2000

I am seeking information on the William W.Wilson family who resided in Philadelphia prior to 1850 and afterwards. William W. Wilson married Levitha Peterson, and had children: William Brinkley Wilson; (born April 27, 1853) Harry R. Wilson; Emily M. Wilson (married a VanSant); D. Warren Wilson; Benjamin Peterson Wilson; Raymond Justice Wilson; Frank Wilson; Charles Wilson; and Eilwood Vail Wilson. I know some of the children remained in Philadelphia, and others moved to Ohio and Maryland. I would appreciate hearing from anyone who can supply more information on this family and on back.
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DUCHARME, HAMILTON posted by Gary G. Cyr on Saturday, January 15, 2000

Gedeon Henry Charles Ducharme and Sarah Jane Hamilton had a child named Henry Joseph Ducharme on 08 May 1920 in Philadelphia. Sarah was 22 at the time. I cannot locate any records for Joseph or Sarah. Gedeon returned to Massachusetts a short time after 1920. I am looking for Joseph. Did Sarah divorce and re-marry? Did Joseph change his name if his mother re-married?
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TWEEDY posted by Clay A. Darnell on Saturday, January 15, 2000

Trying to confirm the genealogy of this family. William TWEEDY b 1745 pb PA M UNKNOWN children of William and Unknown James Francis TWEEDY b 1770 pb NC M Rachael Nel BLAKELY she was the dau of Robert BLAKELY b 1743 pb PA and Martha Dillion Robert Francis TWEEDY b 1772 pb unknown Patrick TWEEDY b 1774 John D. TWEEDY b 1779.
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GETHARD posted by Sharon Murray on Saturday, January 15, 2000

My 4th great grandfather Anthony GETHARD was believed to be born in New Jersey, Hunterdon County about 1795. Anthony married Mary Susan Dilts about 1824. I am seeking the parents of Anthony or any one by the surname GETHARD in Philadelphia or surrounding counties. It is believed the family came to the US by way of Philiadelphia. The family was "Dutch". I believe the family was from Bavaria, Germany. I invite any and all comments or questions.
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LYONS, NEWLAN, NEWLIN, RIEGEL, THOMLINSON posted by Diane Strickland on Saturday, January 15, 2000

Looking for information on Frank Gilbert LYONS, who lived in Philadelphia in the 1920's. He was married to Berenice Alma RIEGEL. She was born in Reading, PA. They had 3 sons, Gordon, Donald, and Wallace, who I believe were all born in Philadephia. Berenice Alma RIEGEL's mothers name was Margaret Elizabeth THOMLINSON and her mothers name was NEWLIN or NEWLAN. Information on any of these people will be greatly appreciated.
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DOCK, FASSNACHT, KIEFFER, KOLB, SPECHT posted by Lynn MacDoolke on Saturday, January 15, 2000

Looking for contact from anyone researching these families. Mathias Kieffer and his sister Susannah Kieffer came to the USA from Luxembourg in 1854. They were with his children, Jean (John), Nicholas, Lorenzo Mathias, Magdalene and Margaret(ha). Lorenzo married Emma Kolb, daughter of Sebastian Specht. Magdalene married Franz Dock and Margaret was married to a Fassnacht. The family was very involved with St. Peter's Church at 5th and Girard.
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GRANDEN, GRANDIN, GRANDINE, GRANDOM, GRANDON, GRATTON, GRINDING posted by Pamela Villafuerte on Saturday, January 15, 2000

I am looking for connections to this family. They were in the Philadelphia County census for 1790. A Mr. GRANDON of Burlington was on a ship that went to port in Philadelphia in 1773. They were back and forth between the two cities. They were weavers, dyers, merchant, lawyers, ministers, fullers, and into textiles. Bernard GRANDON married Sarah POINTSWAY in 1740 in the ST Mary's church at Burlington, but, no one can find where she came from-maybe Philadelphia. I am looking for tax records, wills, land or rent records, baptisms or anything to find this family.
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