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Short biographical information about various families.
|Eric Leindecker wrote: I saw your website and found
it very interesting. My grandparents, Charles Augusta & Johanna
Elizabeth (ANSBERRY) GAGEN, moved from Defiance, OH and lived in Little
Washington from early 1903 until sometime round 1920. My grandfather was
a railroad worker (Foreman). My mother, Lillian Olgamae GAGEN, was born
in Little Washington 1 Nov 1908. Their first address (1903-07) was 1108
Summerlea Ave which I assume they rented. They later (1908-1?)
bought property at 9 Washington Ave. Charles Augusta GAGEN moved
to Pittsburgh and helped build the Tubes.
Another family name in Little Washington was Joseph & Catherine
(HOOVER) McSEVENEY. They lived at 1087 Summerlea Ave in 1910. He was a
laborer in a Tube Mill. Joseph's parents Isaiah & Margaret (RUSSELL)
McSEVENEY lived at 841 Jefferson Ave in 1910. He was a janitor at
* All these persons are deceased.
in Washington, PA
and other Families of "Washpa"
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the Observer-Reporter Oct. 13, 2005.
(c) Judith Ann Florian
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