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1815

 

BAKER (1815)

Article from The Daily Reporter newspaper, Washington Co., Pa., July 3, 1815, page unknown:  [excerpt only]"List of Letters Remaining in the Post Office at Washington, Pa. June _, 1815 - Samuel Baker." [rest of names not copied]

 

1878

 

Article from The Daily Evening Reporter newspaper, Washington Co., Pa., Wed., Oct. 9, 1878, page unknown: [excerpt, surname of interest only]

"Ten Mile Awvke [sic] - A large Republican meeting was held at the Ten Mile school house on Monday evening. Lemeul Baker, Esq. ....."

 

1891

 

BAKER - ALL of these are excerpt--surname of interest -- only.  Please check original articles to read more names.

Article from The Daily Reporter newspaper, Washington Co., Pa., July 20, 1891, [p. 1 ?]: "The will of john baker was probated Monday and letters issued to Isaac T. and N. R. Baker, his sons."

Article from The Daily Reporter newspaper, Washington Co., Pa., July 15, 1891, page unknown: East Bethlehem Brevities - Mrs. J. V. Stathers
Mrs. M. J. bakers

Article from The Daily Reporter newspaper, Washington Co., Pa., Aug. 7 or 8, 1891, page unknown:
"Births - To Mr. James Baker, Beallsville, a son.

Article from The Daily Reporter newspaper, Washington Co., Pa., Aug. 8, 1891, page unknown: Miss Jennie Baker

Article from The Daily Reporter newspaper, Washington Co., Pa., Aug. 24, 1887, page unknown: 
"Beallsville Tips - Wm. Baker, Jr. has returned home from Nebraska."

Article from The Daily Reporter newspaper, Washington Co., Pa., July 20, 1891, page unknown: 
"List of Letters Remaining at the Post Office at Washington, Pa on July 20, 1891-
J. F. Baker
Elizabeth Baker

Article from The Daily Reporter newspaper, Washington Co., Pa., July 27, 1891, page unknown:
"Local Glances - Isaac T. Baker of Zollarsville was in town Monday.
J. W. Baker has returned from a two-day business trip to N. Y. and other eastern cities."

Article from The Daily Reporter newspaper, Washington Co., Pa., July 22, 1891, page unknown: J. W. Baker - Washington's practical embalmer

Article from The Daily Reporter newspaper, Washington Co., Pa., July 22, 1891, page unknown: "Mrs. J. C. Baker and Mrs. Dr. Donaldson visited Dr. Donaldson's parents at Buffalo Tuesday."

Article from The Daily Reporter newspaper, Washington Co., Pa., July 29, 1891, page unknown: 
"Local Glances - J. B. Baker has resigned his position in the store of A. Levine [Levino ?] and accepted another in the store of E. C. Horn."

Article from The Daily Reporter newspaper, Washington Co., Pa., July 30, 1891, page unknown: 
A Pittsburgh Horror - The Fall of a Smokestack kills 3 men - The injured - George Baker 

Article from The Daily Reporter newspaper, Washington Co., Pa., Aug. 1, 1891, page unknown: Local Glances - Baker and Pollack

Article from The Daily Reporter newspaper, Washington Co., Pa., Aug. 4, 1891, page unknown: 
Miss Winnie Baker

Article from The Daily Reporter newspaper, Washington Co., Pa., Aug. 6, 1891, page unknown: Local Glances - Gertie Baker

Article from The Daily Reporter newspaper, Washington Co., Pa., Aug. 6, 1891, page unknown: 
[excerpt] Beallsville Gossip - James Baker 

Article from The Daily Reporter newspaper, Washington Co., Pa., Aug. 27, 1887, page unknown: 
Van Baker Case

 

1905

 

BROOKS

Article from The Observer newspaper, Washington Co., Pa., Dec. 8, 1905, Vol. 5051, page 1:  [excerpt - surname of interest]
BROOKS, Dr. H. F.

 

1936

 

BAKER (1936)

Article from The Reporter newspaper, Washington Co., Pa., Jan. 10, 1936, p. 8:
Wolfdale - Baker

Article from The Reporter newspaper, Washington Co., Pa., April 11, 1936, p. 12:
Driver Arrested....Bike - C. E. Baker

Article from The Reporter newspaper, Washington Co., Pa., Mar. 24, 1936, p. 9:
John Baker, Cokeburg

 

1990

 

BOLTON 

Washington Co., PA Marriage Docket Book 77, p. __ Certificate # 95741:

1990 - Bolton, Douglas   m. Laura Ann Freedman

 

1899

 

BOWLBY

Greene County, PA Marriage  Docket Book __, p. 78, No. 2828: [excerpt of information]

Spencer M. Bowlby, age 27, farmer, Wiley, PA, not married previously

son of James and Susanna Bowlby

Rebecca M. Williamson, age 27, no occupation, Davistown, PA, not married previously

daughter of William and Rebecca Williamson

no relationship to each other, and both "White"

no guardians

Consent of parents:  [not applicable, had line through on both]

Clerk of Orphans Court, Waynesburg: B. N. Freeland

Issued: May 9, 1899

Duplicate of Marriage License - No. 2828

Same Clerk; Issued March 9, 1899

[Please Note: discrepancy of date -- May in one, March in the duplicate.]

B. F. Stone, Justice of the Peace

Date: May 13, 1899 at Dunkard Twp., Greene Co. PA united in marriage

Certificate returned: May 20, 1899

 

1936

 

BURSON

Article from the Daily Reporter newspaper, Washington Co., Pa., [either May 29, 1936 or June 1, 1936, p. unknown: (excerpt)

Beallsville JCS 1936 - Rev. John S. Burson 

[Note: I do not know what "JCS" refers to, sorry.  Burson was the pastor of the Beallsville Presbyterian Church, per Feb. 19, 1936 article.]

 

 

 

Book -- Bowlby's Throughout the Midwest, compiled by Raymond Edwin Bowlby, B.A., M. A., 1979 [Contents cannot be typed here due to copyright.]  Is available at Cornerstone Genealogical Society, Waynesburg, PA 15370.  Page 36+ has Bowlby's of Dunkard Twp., Greene Co., PA and Monongalia Co., WVA.

 

 

 

WILL of Sussannah [sic] Bowlby, Book 18, pp. 341-343, No. 10326, Greene Co., PA, Filed July 11, 1928 (Summary):

Daughter, Hellen [sic] S. Boyles, $300.00 and bed/steads
Daughter, Elizabeth S. Cowell, $300.00 and feather bed
Daughter, Arlissa Jane Everly, $50.00 and large rocker
Daughter, Malinda Keenan, $25.00 
Daughter, Martha Ellen Moreley, $50.00
Son, Spencer M. Bowlby, $50.00 (the note she holds against him)
Son, Jesse Lee Bowlby, $50.00 (the note she holds against him)
Son, John W. Bowlby, $25.00 and stand he gave me as birthday present, and bed and bedding (in tiny type below: "$100 changed to $25")
Granddaughter, Ona Everly, feather bed; Granddaughter Sussanna Bowlby, feather bed (bed meaning tick)

Signed by her mark: May 9, 1926

Witness: F. S. Miller, Helen S. Boyles, Duff Pride

Executor of Estate: Spencer M. Bowlby

Signatures of each child at end, dated May 3, 1929, stating they received their bequeaths from Spencer M. Bowlby, Executor

Receipt of John W. Bowlby is recorded in Deed Book Vol. 340 page 283 (?)

 

 

WILL of Mahala LONG, Book 18, pp. 343+, No. 10327, Greene Co., PA, Filed July 16, 1928 (Only top was copied because it was on same page as Bowlby's Will.... Summary):  residence at Vine St., at corner of Strawberry Alley and Vine St., Carmichaels, Greene Co., PA

Daughter, Inez Long - (basically everything in house and the Vine St propety

[Rest is cut off; not Xeroxed.]

 

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