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[NI076221] a s/o Bishop Samuel Nissley, served as minister for several congregations many yrs somewhere in the Kraybill-Mount Joy district. He d. 1847, at the age of 61 yrs. He was the gfather of Deacon Norman Newcomer of Chestnut Hill

[NI076230] PA 1910 Census Miracode Index
John Horner State: PA Enumeration District: 0155 Color: W Age: 56 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0146 Co.: Somerset Relation: Husband ImageNum: 02150039 Other Residents:
Wife Jennie 50, PA
Son Levi M 17, PA
Son Howard L 14, PA
Son Freeman M 10, PA
Boswell PA News, 17 Nov 1943 John Horner, 90, native Quemahoning twp, d Wed at home of son-in-law & dau, Mrs. & Mrs. Theodore Miller, Hooversville. He was s/o Mr. & Mrs. Joseph Horner. Mr. Horner's wife, Jennie Sell, preceded him in death in 1915, since which time he has made his home among the families of his chdn. During the early part of his life Mr. Horner taught school & later farmed. He was memb Kantner UBC many yrs. Mr. Horner, well kwn & highly esteemed in his home sect, is survived by the following sons & daugs: Mrs. Theodore Miller, Mrs. Leamon Miller & Levi & Freeman Horner, all Hooversville. Mrs. Jessie Shull, Johnstown & Howard Horner, Stoystown. Also surviving are 20 gchdn, 26 ggchdn & 2 half bros, William Ankeny, Johnstown & Freeman Ankeny, Sterling, IL. A son, Grant Pershing Horner, d in infancy, 1 bro, 1 sis, 2 half bros & 2 half sis' preceeded Mr. Horner in death. Funeral servn held 2:30 pm Sun Kantner UBC, Rev. Thompson officiating, bur Sell cem, near Stoystown, in charge John H. Blanset, Stoystown mortician.

[NI076233] 1880 Census Brothersvalley Twp., Somerset Co., PA J. R. Boose Pg 26, 16 & 17 Jun 1880
3 26 241B 21 240 256 Fritz Simon P W M 35 Farmer PA PA PA
Fritz Samantha W F 31 Wife Keeping house PA PA PA
Fritz Rufus W W M 6 Son PA PA PA
Fritz Annie M W F 4 dau PA PA PA
Fritz Elmira C W F 1 dau PA PA PA
Heuse Charles W M 16 Servant Works on farm PA PA PA
Hochsteller Drucilla W F 16 Servant Servant PA PA PA

[NI076239] HENRY BOYER Wed, Oct 11 1876 - Johnstown Trib In East Conemaugh, on Mon. last, d. Mr. Henry Boyer, at age 81 yrs. For a long time he had been an invalid, &, as his circumstances were very much reduced, he became a partial charge on the Co., although kind neighbors assisted him along in a very charitable manner. His wife d. abt a mo. ago, after a long illness. This aged couple owned a small piece of land in Richland Twp., which was recently sold by the Almshouse authorities for $140, & the proceeds will pay the funeral expenses, besides leaving a small balance. The remains of Mr. Boyer & wife were laid away to rest in Singer's burying ground.
1850 Census Stoneycreek Twp., Somerset Co., PA
237 31 BOYER Henry Sr. 62 M Gelder VA
BOYER Catharine 60 F VA
BOYER Lavenia 17 F PA
BOYER Solomon 22 M Gelder PA
BOYER Margaret 18 F PA

[NI076242] Christopher Kneble b. 1718 in what is now Germany & arrived at Philadelphia on the ship the "Charming Nancy" Nov 9 1738. He was naturalized by affirmation before the Sumpreme court of Philadelphia in 1767. Stophel (a nickname for Christopher) Knebel appears in the Co. of Capt Michael Wolf, Berks Co. Militia 1781

[NI076277] Jacob was in Somerset Co. PA in 1815 at which time he bought land in Richland Co OH later Ashland Co, 800 acres at $2 an acre. He went to Ashland Co OH abt 1835. The Will of Jacob Stoner "In the name of God, Amen, I Jacob Stoner of Ashland Co, Clearcreek Twp, OH being advanced in age but of sound mind & understanding, praised be the Lord for his mercy; & considering the certainty of death & the uncertainty of life & to the end I may be prepared in my business matters to leave this will whenever it shall please God to call me hence. I do, therefore, make & declare this my last will & testament in the manner as follows: 1st & principal, I commend my soul to Almighty God, my creator, trusting in him a full remission of all my sins & to enjoy everlasting happiness in the heavenly Kingdom. My body to be buried in the Ashland burying ground. My property I distribute as follows: 1st, I bequeath to my dau. Polly who interm. with John Lambert to her & her heirs $500. that I have already paid & Susan Williams, her dau., 21 shares of Somerset &.........Turnpike Co which I have already assigned to her, has the value of $300 & in addition I bequeath to Susan an additional $100. which concluded her share. 2nd: to Barbara, my dau. interm. with Daniel Hoffman, I also bequeath $400 already paid for which I hold a mortgage which she is to have without interest as along as she lives, & at her death to be equally divided between her 4 chldrn which she had by Michael Wagner, namely Catherine, Elizabeth, Jacob, & Mary; & in addition $400 which I have already divided equally to above mentioned. This shall be Barbara's portion. Next to my son Christian & his heirs 1 quarter section of land valued at $500. In addition $300 to be divided among his 4 chldrn, namely Elizabeth, Henry, Isaac & Margaret. This shall be his portion. Next to my dau. Susan m. to Jacob Lambert I give $900 already paid which is her portion. Next to my son Henry 1 quarter section of land valued at $500 & in addition $300 from Abraham. This shall be his portion. Next to my son John 1 quarter section of land valued at $500. & in addition $300 from Abraham. This shall be his portion. Next to my dau. Magdalena m. to Nicholas Masters 1 quarter of land & in addition $275. from Abraham. This shall be her portion. Next to my dau. Catherine m. to Isaac Blakely 1 quarter of prairie land & 20 acres of timer land in IA valued at $500 & in addition $275 from Abraham. This shall be her portion. Next to my dau. Julie Ann m. to William Martin 1 quarter of prairie land & 20 acres of timber land valued at $500 & in addition $275 from Abraham. This shall be her portion. Next to my dau. Eliza m. to..........1 quarter of prairie land & 20 acres timber land valued at $500 & in addition $275 from Abraham. This shall be her portion. Next to my son Abraham I give & bequeath my homestead farm in Ashland Co OH together with 24 acres of land a part of the northwest quarter of section 25 range 17 valued at $3,000.. 1000 of which he is to have for his portion & the remaining $2000 to be disposed of as follows after my death. He shall pay annually $400 or more if he choses to be paid to the above people stated. 1st to Christian's heirs, 2nd to Henry heirs, 3rd to John's heirs, 4th to Nicholas Masters, 5th to Catherine, 6th to Julie Ann, 7th to Elizabeth. & also to keep & take care of me while I live, furnish me with all things necessary in health & nurse me well when sick. Also keep me a horse & buggy that I may travel when I choose to do so. If I should choose to live any other place than his house, he shall pay the interest of $2000 at 6 % as long as I live. & my chattle property that shall remain at my death shall be sold & of the proceeds Eliza is to have $100 & the balance equally divided among the rest of my heirs. I hereby ordain & appoint my 2 sons, John & Abraham my executors of this my last will & testament. In testimony I hereunto set my hand this 27 Sep 1854. Jacob Stoner."

[NI076279] History of Bedford & Somerset Co., by William H. Welfley, 1906, 3 volumes, 1802pp Christian STONER emigrated from Germany in the latter part of the 18th century & settled in Brothers Valley, where he followed in the trade as a miller. He d. 1823 age 85. His son, Issac, was b. Lancaster Co. where the family lived prior to coming to Somerset Co. In migrating to this county they were obliged to ford the Susquehana & Issac being just a boy clung to the coupling on the wagon & nearly drown crossing. He followed farming & milling in this Co. He d. 1842 age 75; m. Elizabeth Shunk & had 11 chldn: Abraham, Joseph, Issac, Tobias, Jacob, Alexander, Charles, Noah, Chauncy, Andrew & Drusilla. Alexander d. Libby Prison during the Rebellion. Andrew J. also served in the army, 2nd Batt. PA & Baltimore Inf., Co. D., from Mar to May 1865. Andrew J. Stoner moved from Brothers Valley to Greenville Twp in 1866 & has been following his trade, blacksmithing in Pocohontas. He has serv. sev. yrs as school-director, & has been justice of the peace since 1867, except 1 yr. He was postmaster from 1874 to 1879.

[NI076293] Nicholas Varner, was a native of Hagerstown, MD, but early in life located on a farm on the Frankstown Rd, in Conemaugh Twp., this Co.. There he established himself after clearing a large tract of land, & spent all of his active life in that community. He was an old-line whig, & although he took no active part in politics was always deeply interested in the success of the party whose principles he advocated. left MD abt 1780 & went to Morrison's Cove, PA & later to Cambria Co., PA where he & his family were amongst the earliest settlers of Johnstown.

[NI076297] John J. Horner was s/o John Horner, a native of one of the eastern Co.s of PA, who settled in Quemahoning Twp. abt 1800. John J. b Quemahoning Twp 1813. He was a carpenter by trade, also a farmer. His death occurred in Somerset Twp in 1859. His wife was Ms Elizabeth Beeghley, & their chldn were Joseph, Abraham, Daniel, John J., Ephraim, Catharine & Sarah. John J.'s sibs were: Solomon, Michael, David, Elizabeth, Leah (Beeghley), Nancy (Lambert), Sarah (Beeghley), Susan (Flickinger), Catharine (Schrock) & Rachel (Forney). (Source: The History of Bedford, Somerset & Fulton Co.s, 1884, Waterman, Watkins & Co.)
1850 Federal Census Somerset Twp., Somerset Co., PA Enumerated 18 Oct 1850 by J. J. Schell
42 360 371 Horner John 40 M Farmer 2,000 PA
1 360 371 Horner Mary 39 F PA
2 360 371 Horner Catherine 15 F PA
3 360 371 Horner Joseph 12 M PA
4 360 371 Horner Abraham 11 M PA
5 360 371 Horner Daniel 7 M PA
6 360 371 Horner Sally 8 F PA
7 360 371 Horner John 4 M PA
8 360 371 Horner William 1/12 M PA

[NI076298] 1870 Census Somerset Twp, Somerset Co, PA 1 Aug Christian Streng
19 502 496 Horner Joseph 32 M W Farmer PA
Horner Catharine 30 F W Keeping house 3,000 700 PA
Horner Harvey L. 9 M W PA
Horner Edwin H. 4 M W PA

[NI076316] died Battle near Vicksburg, MS, Cival War

[NI076349] Henry & Mary Magdalena Stoner came to Clear Creek Twp, Ashland Co OH in abt 1834. After several yrs they sold out & moved on to Jefferson Co IA.

[NI076369] The Will of Dudley Lewis Haywood Jim's GGdfather I, D. L. Haywood, of Davis Co., IA, being now of sound mind & memory, hereby make & publish this my last will & testament, hereby revoking all other wills by me at any previous time made. 1st, after my decease I desire all my just debts, if any, & funeral expenses to be paid. 2nd, I will bequeath & devise to my beloved wife, Sarah A. Haywood, should she survive me, a life interest in all my property, of every kind & description, wherever situated, & whether real personal or mixed, to have, held, & use during her natural lifetime, & to have the interest & proceeds thereof so long as she may live. & at her death my estate to descend to my children: Emma Reeves, wife of W.W. Reeves, Minnie Wallace, wife of Joseph Wallace, Anna Mills, wife of Franklin Mills, James H Haywood, & Harry Haywood, each a share; & to Blanche Fisher, & Jennie Fisher, minor dau.s of Julia O Fisher, my deceased dau., the said Blanche & Jennie to have their mother's portion. But I hereby appoint my son, James H Haywood, trustee for said Blanche & Jennie Fisher, & direct that he pay such portion of their share as they may stand in need of, from time to time, until said Blanche & Jennie become 30 yrs of age, respectively, when their portion shall be paid to them. In case of the death of my son, James H Haywood, or in case of his refusal or inability to act as said trustee, then that the court appoint a trustee to administer said trust. It is also my will that my wife advise with my said son, James H Haywood, in the care & management of my estate during her lifetime. In the event that the interest & income of my estate should not be sufficient to support my said wife during her lifetime, then it is my will that she may dispose of such personal property, or use such moneys or credits, as may, when added to said interest & income, be amply sufficient for her said support; & in that event whatever remains to descend as above stated. I exempt my said wife from giving any bond. Witness my signature 18 Apr 1905. Signed D. L. Haywood. Witnesses: R.O. Shellin M.D. & John Scarborough." Dudley's will was probated Aug 1906. At the time of his death he had as personal property: 26 head of 2 yr old steers, 2 cows, 2 head of horses, 1 colt, 1 mule, 25 hogs, some farming implements, & cash of $654.75. His wife Sarah was administratrix of the estate. His estate being worth about $1,000.00.They had 6 chldrn: Julia O, Emma E, Minnie, Anna May, James Henry, Harry. Transfer of Land: "Know all Men by these present that I, Henry Stoner & Magdalena Stoner, his wife, Sarah's father & mother & Edward D Stoner her brother of the Jefferson Co., IA for the consideration of $2400.00 hereby convey to Sarah A Stoner Haywood of Davis Co., IA the following described real estate situated lying & being in Davis Co. State of IA: The south quarter of the south east of section 3 & the north half of the north east quarter of section 10 both in Twp. 68 south range 15 west, containing 120 acres. Also the south west quarter of the northeast quarter of section 29 Twp. 69 containing 40 acres more or less. & the said Henry Stoner, Magdalena his wife & Edward Stoner warrant the title of the same to against all persons whomever. In witness whereof we have hereunto subscribed our names 8 Jun 1866. Signed by Henry Stoner, Magdalena Stoner & Edward Stoner.

[NI076403] His son Jacob, who wasa justice of the peace for many years, was born in 1768. He was a miller & farmer. He married Margaret Foust. Children: Jacob, Joseph, Henry, Sarah, deceased; Edward, Margaret (Miller) & Magdalena (Stoner),living. [Source: History of Bedford, Somerset, & Fulton Counties, 1884. Waterman, Watkins & Co. p. 518.]

[NI076406] 1850 Federal Census Allegheny Twp., Somerset Co., PA Enumerated 3 Sep 1850 by John J. Schell
42 16 17 Glessner Jacob 57 M Stone mason 500 PA
1 16 17 Glessner Sarah 37 F W PA
2 16 17 Glessner Jacob 15 M Laborer PA
3 16 17 Glessner Susanna 12 F PA
4 16 17 Glessner Rebecca 10 F PA
5 16 17 Glessner Julian 8 F PA
6 16 17 Glessner John 6 M PA
7 16 17 Glessner Joseph 6 M PA
8 16 17 Glessner James 3 M PA
9 16 17 Glessner Augustin 8/12 M PA

[NI076407] 1870 census Alleghany Twp., Somerset Co., PA Enumerated on 2 July 1870 by John H. Lepley
1 163 159 Glessner Sarah 60 F W Keeping House 1,400 400 Pennsylvania
2 163 159 Glessner John 25 M W Carpenter Pennsylvania
3 163 159 Glessner Joseph 25 M W Stone Mason Pennsylvania
4 163 159 Glessner Edward 18 M W Farmer Pennsylvania
5 163 159 Glessner Andrew 12 M W Works on Farm Pennsylvania
1880 Federal Census Allegheny Twp., Somerset Co., PA Enumerator H.L.Walker 7 Jun 1880
219A 12 82 84 Glessner Sarah W F 71 Keeping house PA PA PA
219A 13 82 84 Glessner Augustus W M 30 Son Farmer PA PA PA
219A 14 82 84 Glessner Agnes W F 24 Daughter-in-law At home PA PA PA
219A 15 82 84 Glessner Alinena W F 5 Grand daughter PA PA PA
219A 16 82 84 Glessner Mary J. W F 3 Grand daughter PA PA PA
219A 17 82 84 Glessner Jacob W M 1 Grandson PA PA PA

[NI076411] Joseph b in Stony Creek Twp, s/o Jacob & Margaret Fouse Glessner, in 1800, d in 1879. He m Catharine Musser, & was the father of Tobias, Jacob J., John M., Joseph (deceased), Henry, Edmund, Susan (Kimmel), Catharine (Muman), Mary (deceased) & Sarah (Hillegass). (Source: The History of Bedford, Somerset & Fulton Co.s, 1884, Waterman, Watkins & Co.)
1850 Census Stoneycreek Twp., Somerset Co., PA
253 156 GLESSNER Joseph 49 M Farmer PA
GLESSNER Catharine 42 F
GLESSNER Jacob 25 M Farmer
GLESSNER John 18 M Farmer PA
GLESSNER Joseph 15 M Farmer PA
GLESSNER Henry 11 M PA
GLESSNER Catharine 9 F PA
GLESSNER Mary 6 F PA
GLESSNER Sarah 3 F PA
1870 Census Stoney Creek Twp., Somerset Co., PA 26 Aug 1870 Christian Streng
18 256 260 Glessner Joseph 70 M W Retired farmer 500 9,000 PA
Glessner Catharine 62 F W Keeping house PA

[NI076418] Jacob Glessner, who was murdered by Spongenberg at Berlin, came from Germany to this part of Bedford Co about the close of the American revolution. [Source: History of Bedford, Somerset, & Fulton Counties, 1884. Waterman, Watkins & Co. p. 518.]

[NI076431] About 1830 John & Judith left Somerset Co PA & came to Clear Creek Twp, Ashland Co, OH & settled very near his sis., Magdalena Masters.

[NI076442] Phillip was a Capt. in Civil War. He was a member of 2nd IA that led the charge under Gen. Smith at Fort Donelson TN 14 Feb 1862. He lost his right arm during the battle.

[NI076450] William was a Sgt in Co G 23 OH Inf. during the Civil War. He was promoted to Lt. & wounded twice. He served 4 yrs.

[NI076491] Charles changed his surname from Blakely to Blakley which later Gen.s used.

[NI076515] Deed Record #56: Davis Co IA to Abraham Stoner 9 Jan 1854. North west fractional quarter of section 6 in Twp. 68 north range 14 west in the district of lands. Subject to sale at Fairfield IA containing 149 acres & 11/100ths of an acre. (This land was returned to the Gen. Land Office Dept. of the Interior. It was originally Bounty Land given to certain Officers & Soldiers who had been engaged in the Mil. Serv. of the US. Georgia Militia War of 1812. Deed signed by Franklin Pierce Pres. of the US.

[NI076526] Ephraim N. Nissley was ordained at Kraybills on Feb 6 1879. He served the Ch. at home & in many neighboring districts for 28 yrs, having been an extensive traveler. He d. at the age of 66 at his home in Mount Joy, Mar 9 1907, & was laid to rest at his familiar Ch. home, in the Kraybill Cem.

[NI076555] His occupation was farmer; his real estate was valued at $15,290. Also residing in the house were 2 unrelated women: Ann McGranigan (39) & Martha Strickler (25). Miss Strickler later became Jonas' 2nd wife. The census taker, Jacob Clair, visited the Eby household on Aug 29 1850.

[NI076573] SAMUEL NISSLEY, of Rapho, was ordained to the ministry the same yr in which Bishop John Lehman d., 1790, & succeeded him as the 2nd bishop of the district before 1800, serving in that capacity until May 1838, when he d. at the age of 77.

[NI076579] Deacon Norman Newcomer of Chestnut Hill

[NI076585] John Musser was b. Conestoga Twp., & when 15 moved with the family to East Hempfield Twp., near Salunga, where he remained until he was m.. At that time he removed to Rapho Twp., & purchased 109 acres of land, & there lived until his retirement to Salunga, at which place his death occurred May 4 1894, when he was 67. During his life he was one of the successful farmers of the Co., & he & his excellent wife were members of the Old Mennonite Ch.

[NI076614] 1740 MARTIN GREIDER purchased 300 acres of land from the heirs of Isaac Norris. He paid 150 pnds for the 300 acres. 1982, part of the land sold for more than $5,000 per acre. Martin became known as 'Martin the Settler of Chickies Valley'. He m. ELIZABETH MYERS. In 1761 Martin & Elizabeth purchased 150 acres of land in East Hempfield Twp. from John & Anna Reiff. Here they lived until Martin d. in 1785

[NI076618] d. 7 Sep 1868, in East Hempfield Twp., SAMUEL NISSLEY, aged 76 yrs, 2 mo.s & 14 dys. Some 4 or 5 yrs ago, he fell & dislocated his hip, from which he suffered more or less ever since, & finally grew weaker in body, & at last fell asleep. We hope he has gone to a world where sufferings & sorrows are ukwn. Funeral sermons were delivered by Jacob Brubacher & others, from Job 14:14.

[NI076620] Christian Nissley, of Chickies in Rapho Twp., was ordained for the Chestnut Hill congregation on Oct 7 1832. He preached for that & for the Mt. Joy congregations for 50 yrs. He d. Aug 6 1882, at the age of 87. The Mt. Joy Herald of that time says: 'There were between 300 & 400 carriages, besides many persons from the neighborhood & surrounding towns & villages who came on foot. The services were held in the large barn. After the burial nearly all the people partook of the dinner spread on large tables under the trees of the orchard.

[NI076644] John Nissley, the earliest deacon for the Strickler-Shope Ch.s, d., after rendering valuable assistance during the formation of these congregations, Aug 4 1825, at the age of 79.

[NI076654] 2nd s/o 'Martin the Settler' was John, traditionally known as the 'Soldier Boy'. Many of his des. have membership in the D.A.R. society based on his alleged service in the Rev. War. Reference was found to John Greider & John Greider, Jr., of Donegal Twp., both of whom were classified under the command of Andrew Boggs. They could have been the son & grands/o John Greider of Lebanon Co.. However, I cannot prove that John Greider, s/o Martin the Settler, actually served as a Rev. War soldier.

[NI076656] Martin II was the Greider who built what was later known as Moore's Mill on the Chickies Creek. Martin made his will Oct 1 1822. His obit referred to him as a prosperous farmer of Hempfield Twp.. Martin named his chldrn in his will: 'My sons, Daniel, Christian, Jacob, & Samuel & my dau.s, Barbara Greider & Ann Greider.' He mentioned his son, Martin, who had preceded him in death the same yr. He also mentioned 'my son, Henry Greider, whose state of mind from infancy renders him incapable of making contract.

[NI076659] state of mind from infancy renders him incapable of making contract

[NI076673] Rev. John Hess, s/o Jacob & gfather of Rev. Jonas H., was b. in the old homestead in 1768, & there lived & d.. He gave his attention to farming through a long life. In 1800 he was ordained a minister of the Gospel of the Old Mennonite denomination." "John Hess, of the 5th generation of Hesses in the Hammer Creek community, was the 1st 1 of the name to be chosen to the ministry, about the yr 1800, for the section east of Lititz. He d. Nov 27 1830, when he was laid away among his ancestors.

[NI076704] ULRICH HORN emigrated from Switzerland & landed in Philadelphia Sep 26 1737. In 1759 this Ulrich Horn, or Hernley, as he was afterwards known, secured from the Penn family patents to 174 acres of the present Hernley homestead. He was a shoemaker by trade, going from house to house, & as he could not always return home by night, his family often stayed alone in their little house. This house was closed by a shutter on the outside, & by aid of a ladder Mrs. Hernley & the chldrn crawled up, drawing the ladder up after them. Thus they would remain through the night, listening to the wolves howling around the hut. DOWNINGTOWN was the nearest place where the family could secure flour, & they were obliged to carry it all on horseback. He lived & d. & is buried on the place which has ever since remained in the possession of the family.

[NI076709] John Jacob acquired the land that Michael had purchased from Jacob Oberholtz. He d. 1745. His will was not recorded or translated. The original will was badly torn & contained many errors in spelling. Only part of the will could be translated. It was dated Jan 29 1745 & was probated Mar 21, 1744/45. This was actually 1745 by the Gregorian calendar, which was adopted in 1752 by England & her colonies. John Jacob left a widow & 2 small chldrn, Michael & Barbara.

[NI076720] Christian Herr, s/o Hans Herr, also had surveyed to him a tract of 530 acres, a short distance west from his father's land. On this tract he erected, in 1719, a famous dwelling with stone lintels & large rooms, in which the religious services for the settlement were held for over 100 yrs. The first separate house of worship was built of bricks along the public highway, in 1848, & rebuilt in the summer of 1889. It also served as the home of Christian Herr during his entire wedded life. The house, still standing, was built 10 yrs before Lancaster Co. was organized. Hans Herr d. in this house in 1725, at the age of 86 yrs, & his widow d. 5 yrs later at the age of 91 yrs. Both were laid to rest in the family graveyard on the old farm, along with many associates & descendants." "Christian Herr, a Mennonite minister, m. Anna. His Bible Basel: 1736, containing the records of his dau. Elizabeth's husband & chldrn, is housed at the 1719 Herr House, 1849 Hans Herr Drive, Willow Street, PA, which he built on his patent.

[NI076725] 1850 census Quemahoning Twp., Somerset Co., PA 12 Oct 1850, p. 134 by J. J. Schell
91 94 ZIMMERMAN Elisabeth 70 M 1000 PA
Sally 42 F PA
Adam 45 M Farmer PA

[NI076741] 1850 census Greenville Twp., Somerset Co., PA
596-63 Gibler George 30 M Farmer PA
Mary 20 F PA
Caroline 3 F PA
Amy J 2 F PA
Malinda 1/12 F PA

[NI076745] Elizabeth Bittner, w/o Peter Bittner, d near Berkleys Mills, Jul 8 1898, aged 70 yrs, 3 mos & 3 dys. Funeral took place Mon at 10 am near Berkley.

[NI076746] 1850 census Brothersvalley Twp., Somerset Co., PA
346 120 Bittner Peter 30 M Laborer PA
Elizabeth 23 F PA
Charles 3 M PA
Leonard 1 M PA

[NI076751] 1870 Census Brothersvalley Twp., Somerset Co., PA 29 Jun 1870 Jno. Hicks
35 286 295 Bowman Eli 43 M W Farm Lab. 120 PA.
Bowman Rebecca 35 F W Keeping House PA
Bowman Melissa 15 F W Dom. Ser. PA
Bowman Sarah 11 F W PA
Bowman Samuel 08 M W PA
Bowman David 03 M W PA
Bowman John J. 01 M W PA
Glessner Sarah E. 5/12 F W PA Dec. 69

[NI076755] 1870 Federal Census Larimer Twp., Somerset Co., PA Aug 27, 1870 by Lewis G. Dom. Pg 5
32 35 36 Hutzle Michael 39 M W Laborer 250 PA
33 35 36 Hutzle Hannah 39 F W Keeping House PA
34 35 36 Hutzle Mary 12 F W At Home PA
35 35 36 Hutzle Julyan 10 F W At Home PA
36 35 36 Hutzle Henry H. 07 M W PA
37 35 36 Hutzle John C. 05 M W PA
38 35 36 Hutzle Daniel 02 M W PA
39 35 36 Brooks James 19 M W Laborer PA

[NI076766] PA 1910 Census Miracode Index
Simon L Huff State: PA Enumeration District: 0130 Color: W Age: 45 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0090 Co.: Somerset Relation: Husband ImageNum: 01770665 Other Residents:
Wife Mary V 41, PA
Nephew Jesse Dorm 18, PA

[NI076771] 1910 PA Census Miracode Index
James F Keefer State: PA Enumeration District: 0130 Color: W Age: 33 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0091 Co.: Somerset Relation: Husband ImageNum: 02310397 Other Residents:
Wife Rosie M 25, OH
Son Lewis L 06, PA
Dau. Alice T 04, PA
Dau. Goldie L NR, PA

[NI076773] PA 1910 Census Miracode Index
Jocob B Hutzel State: PA Enumeration District: 0167 Color: W Age: 35 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0078 Co.: Somerset Relation: Husband ImageNum: 01910126 Other Residents:
Wife Matilda J 39, PA
Dau. Hannah L 09, PA
Son Michael L 06, PA
Son Charles E 05, PA
Dau. Etta E NR, PA

[NI076795] 1910 PA Census Miracode Index
Louis E Kennell State: PA Enumeration District: 0147 Color: W Age: 29 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0034 Co.: Somerset, Meyersdale Relation: Husband ImageNum: 02490773 Other Residents:
Wife Rebecca J 24, PA
Dau. Jennette T 04, PA
Dau. Beatrice M NR, PA

[NI076796] John Kennel served in the 54th PA Volunteers during the Civil War. This regiment was made up of men mostly from Somerset & Cambria Co.s, PA He served for 4 yrs & spent most of his time guarding the Baltimore & OH Railroad in Maryland. He was present at several battlefields & was wounded (non-military action). After the war, John returned home & settled down with his wife & chldn. They lived for a time in Allegheny Twp. where John worked on the railroad. They eventually lived Boynton & in Garrett. John & Elizabeth raised 9 chldn. They are bur. in Garrett Union Cem. in Summit Twp. John m. Elizabeth Bone, d/o Martin Bone & Deliah, on 14 Oct 1859 Somerset, PA Elizabeth b. 17 Jan 1844 in Allegany Co., Maryland. d. 9 Aug 1918 Garrett, Somerset, PA

[NI076797] Elizabeth Boone, Bone, or Boon b. in Maryland, probably Allegany Co. She m. very young to John Kennel 1859 & gave b. to Emma C. Kennel Sep 1860. She is the d/o Martin & Deliah Bone of Londonderry Twp. in Bedford Co.. Elizabeth's sis., Louise Boone, m. William Kennel ( s/o Eli & Rachel Shoemaker Kennel). The Boone family lineage is rather awkward to trace as much of the Allegany Co., MD census' are not legible to read anymore. However, more than likely, Martin Bone b. in Cumberland. He was the s/o Martin Bone, also of Cumberland. Martin Sr. was the s/o Daniel Bone. Daniel Boon or Bone may have been the s/o William Boone, bro. of famous pioneer, Daniel Boone. Our family folklore states that we are descendants of Daniel Boone. William & Sarah Parks Boone lived in Boonesboro, MD & served as Brethren preachers there. They are bur. in the Brethren church Cem. in Boonesboro.

[NI076848] John & Margaret lived in Berlin for most of their lives. John d. 1934 at the age of 61. Little is known of his life, more than likely he was a day-laborer, a common occupation for men during this time. Margaret Ellen was the ggd/o James Michael Ross who came to Somerset Co. in 1784. James Michael Ross served in the Rev. War & received 266 acres of land as a result of his service to his country. There is some speculation that James Michael Ross was the gs/o the Rev. George Ross, Earl of Balbair, Royal House of Scotland. Efforts are being put forth to try & trace this descendancy. There is also speculation that James Michael Ross was a descendant of Capt. John Rolfe, VA, & his wife, Rebecca (Pocohontas) the Indian Princess. John m. Margaret Ellen Ross "Maggie", d/o Jacob J. Ross & Amanda J. Kidner, abt 1896 in Berlin Methodist Ch.. Maggie b. 22 Oct 1876 Brothers Valley, Somerset, PA d. 28 Oct 1949 in Meyersdale, Somerset, Pa bur. Meyersdale Union Cem.
Pennsylvania 1910 Census Miracode Index
John A Baer State: PA Enumeration District: 0146 Color: W Age: 36 Birth Place: Pennsylvania Visit: 0347 County: Somerset, Meyersdale Relation: Husband ImageNum: 00420684 Other Residents:
Wife Margret R 29, Pennsylvania
Daughter Stella R 14, Pennsylvania
Son Homer R 09, Pennsylvania

[NI076886] Roger adopted Tom & David as chldn & became their legal parent shortly after his m. to Zola. 26 Aug 1952 "Buel is Suspected Victim of Polio. Roger Buel, 19, s/o Mr. & Mrs. Howard Buel, Rockcreek Twp., was taken Mon. pm to Luth. Hosp., Ft Wayne as a poliomyelitis suspect patient. He reportedly has a stiffness in his neck & high fever. A student at Purdue Univ., Buel is a bro.-in-law to Gene Gordon, Rockcreek Twp. who is also a polio patient at the Luth. Hosp." 16 Aug 1952 "Rockcreek Man is Polio Patient"

[NI076931] PA 1910 Census Miracode Index
Russel C Shaffer Age: 36 State: PA Color: W Enumeration Dist: 0138 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0117 Co.: Cambria, Johnstown Relation: Head of Household Other Residents:
Wife Annie R 37, PA
Son Curtis C 16, PA
Son Ralph E 14, PA
Daughter Odessa F 11, PA
Son Norman P 08, PA
Son Harold J 04, PA

[NI076934] PA 1910 Census Miracode Index
Walter E Custer State: PA Enumeration District: 0133 Color: W Age: 22 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0211 Co.: Somerset Relation: Husband ImageNum: 00680584 Other Residents:
Wife Jennie M 25, PA
Dau. Virginia J 03, PA

[NI076945] PA 1910 Census Miracode Index
William Custer State: PA Enumeration District: 9152 Color: W Age: 31 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0225 Co.: Cambria, South Fork Relation: Husband ImageNum: 00680587 Other Residents:
Wife Millie 20, PA

[NI076948] Johnstown Trib, Jun 17 1886 CUSTER - In Franklin Boro, Thur., Jun 17 1886, Sadie, w/o Israel Custer, aged 30 yrs. Funeral tomorrow morn at 9 am, interment at Mt. Hebron.

[NI076951] Death Registrations, 1893
VARNER, Mary Ann, 86, b Blair Co; d Nov 27, 1893 at Maple St, South Fork, of old age, after lingering 1 yr. Bur Nov 29, 1893 at Mt Hebron Cem.

[NI076956] Johnstown Trib-Democrat CUSTER - Mrs. Ida C., 80, of 1005 Hoffman Drive, d. 7:30 pm Jul 6 1955. b. in Adams Twp., Cambria Co., Sep. 7, 1874, a dau. of George & Sarah Ann (Davis) Fye. Preceded in death by hus., Ulysses Grant Custer, who d. Aug 8 1951, & 2 dau.s - Rosie M. & Phoebe E. Survived by 2 dau.s - Mrs. Ruth Hardy, 1005 Hoffman Drive, & Mrs. Esther Blough, Sandy Lake; these step-chldrn - Merle R. & William G., both of Picher, N. Y.; Harry A. & Mrs. Bertha Chase, both of Akron, OH; 2 bro.s - Frank G., Salix, & John R., Arbutus Park; a sis., Miss Ella M. Fye, 424 Russell Ave.; 5 gchldrn & 10 ggchldrn. Member of Beulah EUB Ch.. Family will receive friends from 7-10 pm Thur. & from 2-4 & 7-10 pm Fri. at John Henderson Funeral Home, 215 Central Ave., where services will be held 1 pm Sat., Rev. Arthur T. Moffat. Interment, Oak Cem.

[NI076957] PA 1910 Miracode Index
Frank Fye 32 PA Cambria Head of Household
Wife Minnie 31 PA
dau Lillian 05 PA

[NI076972] J-town Trib-Dem, Sat 06 Apr 2002. Cook, Helen I (Custer), 94, Bloom St, Dale d 4 Apr 2002, Harrisburg Hosp; b 13 Sep 1907, Johnstown d/o late Albert M & Ellen (Miller) Custer. Preceded by husb Philip R; 3 bros; & 1 sis. Survived by son Dr Philip R, Loysville; & dau Carol L Marks, Tucson, AZ. Memb Beulah UMC. Family received noon to 1pm Mon Geisel Funeral Home, Dale, followed by graveside serv Mt Hope Cem, Rev Valerie Conrad.

[NI076985] never came to Amer. He was b in Hayler county of Cornwall, England,

[NI076999] Johnstown Trib-Democrat CUSTER - Mrs. Malinda J., 86, of 1215 Scott Ave. d. 9 am Mar 10 1953, Lee Hosp. b. Richland Twp. Aug 17 1866, dau. of John M. & Catherine (Wertz) Harshberger. Preceded in death by hus., Jacob G., who d. 1923. Survived by these chldrn: Carson C., Williamsport; Mrs. C. W. Roberts, South Fork; Russell R., 1215 Scott Ave.; two sis.s - Mrs. Samuel Varner, 1142 Bedford St., & Mrs. Samuel Pearce, 1900 Florida Ave., & a bro., Jacob Harshberger, 718 Horner St.; also 2 gchldrn, Hubert M. Custer & Mrs. William Wright. Member of Walnut Grove Ch. of the Breth. & Women's Bible Class of the Ch.. Friends received 7 pm Tue. at Geisel Funeral Home, Dale, where services will be held 2 pm Thur.. Rev. Clarence R. Bowman & Rev. G. K. Hetrick. Interment, Grandview Cem.

[NI077001] PA 1910 Census Miracode Index
Carson C Custer State: PA Enumeration District: 9154 Color: W Age: 25 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0126 County: Cambria Relation: Husband ImageNum: 00680431 Other Residents:
Wife Gertrude R 24, PA

[NI077004] Johnstown Trib-Democrat CUSTER - Mrs. Ethel S., 52, 1215 Scott Ave., at midnight, Jan 11 1949, Mem. Hosp. b. Jan 19 1897, Johnstown, dau. of S. S. & Catherine (Wissinger) Grumbling. Survived by hus., Russell R. Custer; son, Hubert M., at home, & sis., Miss Verda Grumbling, 1024 Bedford St.. Member of Walnut Grove Ch. of Breth. & teacher in kindergarten of Ch.. Funeral, 2 pm Tue., Geisel Funeral Home, Rev. Eugene Ankeny; burial, Grandview Cem.. Friends received in funeral home.

[NI077015] Pennsylvania 1910 Census Miracode Index
John Q A Curry, Sr State: PA Enumeration District: 0139 Color: W Age: 54 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0051 County: Cambria, Johnstown Relation: Husband ImageNum: 00850476 Other Residents:
Wife Estelle I 50, PA
Son John Q A, Jr 28, West Virginia
Son Allison B 20, Ohio
Son Dewitt D 18, PA
Daughter Mary F 15, PA
Son Crawford M 13, PA
Daughter Jennie R 12, PA
Daughter Esther I 08, PA

[NI077020] 1870 Census Paint Twp., Somerset Co., PA Enumerated on 7 Jun 1870 by H. J. Boyts
34 13 13 Miller Elisabeth 41 F W House Keeper 1,000 Pa
35 13 13 Miller Levi 18 M W At Home Pa
36 13 13 Miller Barbara 15 F W At Home Pa
37 13 13 Miller Henry 13 M W At Home Pa
38 13 13 Miller William 11 M W At Home Pa
39 13 13 Miller Emaline 3 F W At Home Pa

[NI077041] Johnstown Trib Mock - In Johnstown, Seventh Ward, at No. 864 Bedford St., on Mon morn, May 21 1897, 8:30 am, WARD RICHARD, s/o W. H. & Martha E. Mock, in his 6th yr. Funeral Wed. afternoon, interment in Sandyvale Cem.

[NI077047] J-town Trib-Demo, Fri 28 Sep 2001. MOCK, James Warren, 83, Dale d 26 Sep 2001, Ebensburg, b 4 Nov 1917, Johnstown s/o James Ware & Vivian (Berkebile) Mock. Preceded by wife Olive Mae Weaver; bros Wilber & Lewis & sis Cecelia Ream. Survived by chdn: Geri w/o Thomas Ruckser, Johnstown; Doris w/o Ronald Hagens, Armagh; Donald h/o Joanne VanGlarick, Johnstown; & Brian h/o Beth Ann Gooch, Stanford, VA; also gchdn: James Ruckser, Richard Csikos, Susanne Kocsis, Joseph Csikos; Jeffrey Keith, Denise & Brandon Mock; also ggchdn: Kevin & Kyle Kocsis; Christy & Joseph Csikos Jr. Bro of Harold, Olive Blough, Janet Black, all Johnstown; & Nancy Lyle, OH. Memb Walnut Grove COB. Former employee Nat'l Radiator, & retired emploee of 43 yrs as millwright of rake shop of Bethlehem Steel Corp. Family receiving 2-4 & 7-9pm Fri Geisel Funerla Home, Dale. Funeral 10am Sat in Geisel-Devlin Mem'l Chapel, Rev Michael Clark. Bur Richland Cem.

[NI077051] Harold aka "Had". Had & Betty were m at Skateland Roller Rink Mar 9 1940. The entire wedding party ( including the preacher) were all wearing roller skates. This was the first such wedding Johnstown

[NI077059] d 3 yrs old. caused by blood poisoning due to the inhalation of flames when she was playing near a wood stove 3 dys earlier

[NI077062] d 4yrs old playing on Berg St. J-town. when a truck backed up over her

[NI077107] Mrs. Custer 1 of the charter memb of Union Benevolent Assc. of Conemaugh valley, & at this time (1906) as pres. of the assc. She is also a charter memb of the Women's Relief Corps of Johnstown & Emory Fisher Post, No. 30. She was the organizer of the Lady's Auxiliary Johnstown City Hosp., & now (1906) vice-pres.; also a memb of Conemaugh Valley Mem. Hosp.

[NI077110] 1850 Census Stoneycreek Twp., Somerset Co., PA
239 51 CUSTER Abraham 45 M Farmer PA
CUSTER Elisabeth 36 F PA
CUSTER Daniel 20 M Laborer PA
CUSTER Jacob 18 M PA
CUSTER Lavenia 16 F PA
CUSTER Ruanna 14 F PA
CUSTER John 12 M PA
CUSTER William 9 M PA
CUSTER Richard 6 M PA
CUSTER Magdalene 1/12 F PA
1860 Census Quemahoning Twp., Somerset Co., PA 5 Jun 1860 by Josiah H. Zimmerman
92 100 BERKET Jacob 82 M Day Laborer 175 PA
Martha 68 F PA
Margret KING 27 F PA Idiot
101 CUSTER Abram 54 M Day Laborer 150 PA
Lavina 54 F PA
Lavina 32 F 25 PA
William 18 M PA
Eliza 12 F PA
Susanna WOY 4 F PA

[NI077116] From book "The Wilhelm & The Wilhelm Charge" His 1st pastorate was in Stoyestown Charge, PA, which lasted for 2 yrs. He came to Elk Lick as pastor of Paradise Charge on Dec 5 1858, & continued his work in this field until fall 1863. It was during the pastorate that he held preaching servs in D. Hay schoolhouse, & then in Menn Union, where the organization of a congregration was effected. It was at this time that the Wilhelms were admitted into the fellowship of the church, & foundation for future work was laid. His pastorate was suddenly interrupted, by his acceptance, in fall 1863, of a commission to Defiance, OH. He did not remain long at Defiance, as he tells us in a letter that the work proved too arduous & the climate, too malarial for him, so that he resigned his commission in spring 1867 to accept a call to Paradise Charge which head left 3 yrs & 3 mos before. It was during his 2nd pastorate that St. Paul's Ch was erected; & it was during this pastorate that attention of the Wilhelms was directed to our Institutions at Lancaster. For 6 yrs he continued his work, bldg the walls of Zion, encouraging the weak, comfirming the doubting & administering to the spiritual needs of a pioneer people. In 1873, he left Paradise Charge & for 3 yrs serv Salem Ref Ch. Catasauqua, PA. In Apr 1877, he became pastor of the ch at Hellerstown, PA, consisting of that place, Saucon & Williams Twp Chs. This was a remarkable pastorate in that it extended over a period of 40 yrs, lacking 2 mos, & that he continued to serve these people until his death at the age of nearly 82 yrs. At the time of his death he was the 5th oldest pastor of the Ref Ch in point of serv, having labored in the Ch continuously for over 60 yrs. Dr. Koplin filled many posts of honor & responsibility within the gift of the Ch. He was very highly respected as a man of great courage, high ideals & unbounded industry. He, though far advanced in yrs, was up to the time of his death work & on the floors of Classis & Synod. During his active pastorate he was honored by his Ch with election to positions of high responsibility, which duties he discharged with the same fidelity that characterized his pastoral work. Thus he was an officer of Classis & of the District & the General Synods. Franklin & Marshall College conferred upon him the degree of A. M. & Heidelberg Univ made him a D. D., in 1885. Dr. Koplin was in a full sense the father of the Phoebe Deaconess Home, Allentown, PA. He advocated the establishment of such a home long before it became an actuality. He preached, talked & wrote on the subject until the seed that he sowed bore fruit & the present handsome home is the harvest. He was the 1st Pres of the Board of Trustees & serv in that office until his death. In this capacity he was in Allentown for the last time & he addressed the 3 deaconess students who were advanced in their grades, the exercise taking the form of a commencement. Dr. Koplin was descended from Mathias Koplin, who migrated from the Palatinate to Amer in 1728 & settled in Mifflin Co. Dr. Koplin's parents were Abraham & Rachel Koplin. He was b Jul 7 1835 in Summit Co., OH, to which place his father had moved from PA. He studied in Summit Academy & Heidelberg Academy, the latter at Tiffin, OH, & from which he was graduated in 1855. He then studied theology & was ordained May 20 1856. Dr. Koplin was m to Ms Harriet a Custer, Stoyestown, Jan 9 1857, & she still survives at the ripe age of 86 yrs & is enjoying good health. There are 5 chldn, Mrs. Orma, widow of Rev. Silas F. Laury, of Saylorsburg: Emma B. widow of C. J. Gitt: Martha V., widow of Aaron Hostetter, of Hanover: Ida May, wife of W. H. Clark, of Plainfield, NJ, & Russell N. KOPLIN, Esq., of Hellertown, PA. Dr. Koplin was taken ill with pneumonia on Feb 22 1917 & d Mar 5th. Had he lived until Jul 7 he would have been 82 yrs of age. The funeral was held Mar 8, from his late residence at Hellerstown. Rev. George W. Richards, D. D., preached the sermon, taking as his text Romans 14:8.

[NI077121] Pennsylvania 1910 Census Miracode Index
C C Custer State: PA Enumeration District: 8141 Color: W Age: 24 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0341 County: Somerset Relation: Husband ImageNum: 00680430 Other Residents:
Wife Marian 23, PA

[NI077127] 1850 census Shade Twp., Somerset Co., PA Enumerator John J. Schell
225-173 Wolford, John 24 M Laborer PA
Mary 23 F PA
Martha J. 3 F PA
Elisabeth M. 2m F PA

[NI077131] 1850 Federal Census Richland Twp., Cambria Co., PA 14 Nov by Henry Cook
18 198 206 CALLIHAN John 25 M Laborer PA
CALLIHAN Amelia A. 23 F PA
CALLIHAN Ebenezer 4 M PA
CALLIHAN Mary 3 F PA
CALLIHAN Daniel 9/12 M PA
1860 Census Johnstown, 3rd Ward, Cambria Co., PA by HA McPike, June 16, 1860
702 27 831 847 Callahan John 41 M Rail Finisher 600 60 PA
Callahan Amelia A 32 F PA
Callahan Ebenezer 14 M PA
Callahan Maria 12 F PA
Callahan Daniel 10 M PA
Callahan William 7 M PA
Callahan Samuel 3 M PA
Callahan Mary J 3/12 F PA

[NI077139] PA 1910 Census Miracode Index
Hezehiah Crissey State: PA Dist: 0138 Color: W Age: 65 B-Pl: PA Visit: 0055 Co: Somerset Relation: Husb ImageNum: 00870841 Other Residents:
Wife Matilda 65, PA

[NI077140] 1900 census Shade Twp., Somerset Co., PA Enumerated 7 June 1900 by Willis L. Powell
131B 63 64 67 Buhan James Head W M May 1833 67 M 38 PA PA PA Farmer 0 Yes Yes Yes R F 54
131B 64 64 67 Buhan Ellen Wife W F Oct 1844 55 M 38 2 2 PA PA PA Yes Yes Yes
131B 65 64 67 Buhan Hannah Daughter W F Dec 1880 19 S PA PA PA Yes Yes Yes
131B 66 64 67 Buhan Martha Daughter W F Dec 1883 16 S PA PA PA 3 Yes Yes Yes

[NI077146] 1910 PA Census Miracode Index
William A Lohr State: PA Dist: 0138 Color: W Age: 47 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0108 Co.: Somerset Relation: Head ImageNum: 02790419 Other Res:
Wife Mary E 48, PA
Son Harvey G 25, PA
Son Walter 19, PA
Son Earl E 16, PA
Dau Ruth M 13, PA
gson Clarence W 05, PA

[NI077147] PA 1910 Census Miracode Index
Nathaniel Hamer State: PA Enumeration Dist.: 0155 Color: W Age: 65 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0055 Co.: Somerset Relation: Husb. ImageNum: 02060323 Other Residents:
dau. Annie C 34, PA
dau. Eveline M 31, PA
Son John E 26, PA
Son Kirby N 19, PA

[NI077153] PA 1910 Census Miracode Index
Harvey G Hamer State: PA Enumeration Dist.: 0155 Color: W Age: 29 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0056 Co.: Somerset Relation: Husb. ImageNum: 02060032 Other Residents:
Wife Jessie M 26, PA
Son Kenneth C 05, PA
dau. Helen E 02, PA

[NI077165] PA 1910 Census Miracode Index
George Oaks Age: 52 State: PA Color: W Dist: 0159 B Pl: PA Visit: 0055 Co: Somerset Relation: Head of Household Other Residents:
Wife Anna M 50, PA
Son Earl W 23, PA
Son Milfrod G 22, PA
Daug Idella M 20, PA
Daug Anna M 18, PA
Son Elmer C 16, PA
Son Calvin T 13, PA
Son Herman L 11, PA
Son Orion F 09, PA
Son Kenneth R 04, PA
Daug Evelyn C 02, PA
Father Jeremiah 77, PA

[NI077190] 1880 Federal Census Shade Twp., Somerset Co., PA Enumerator O.W.Williamson Pg 14, 14 Jun 1880
436B 42 124 129 Gahrgen Charles W M 30 Laborer PA PA PA
436B 43 124 129 Gahrgen Margret W F 28 Wife Keeping house 12 PA PA PA
436B 44 124 129 Gahrgen Hulda W F 12 Daughter PA PA PA

[NI077193] 1880 Census Shade Twp., Somerset Co., PA O.W.Williamson Pg 15, 15 Jun 1880
437A 31 132 137 Manges Nihimiah W M 29 Farmer 12 PA PA PA
Manges Mary J. W F 26 Wife Keeping house PA PA PA
Manges Norman W M 8 Son PA PA PA
Manges Ida B. W F 5 Daughter PA PA PA
Manges Cora A. W F 2 Daughter PA PA PA
Manges Julia A. W F 1 Daughter PA PA PA
Cable David W M 30 Farmer 12 PA PA PA
1900 census Shade Twp., Somerset Co., PA 21 June 1900 by Willis L. Powell
138B 74 194 201 Manges Nehemiah Head W M jan 1849 51 M 28 PA PA PA Farmer
Manges Mary J. Wife W F May 1853 47 M 28 11 7 PA PA PA
Manges Emma Daughter W F Dec 1882 17 S PA PA PA
Manges Maggie Daughter W F Aug 1887 12 S PA PA PA
Manges Dorsey Son W M Nov 1889 10 S PA PA PA
Manges Villa Daughter W F Apr 1892 8 S PA PA PA

[NI077197] 1880 Federal Census Shade Twp., Somerset Co., PA O. W. Williamson Pg 26, 25 Jun 1880
442B 37 234 245 Lohr Aaron W M 26 Laborer 2 PA PA PA
Lohr Margaret W F 24 Wife Keeping house Germany Germany Germany

[NI077202] 1900 census Shade Twp., Somerset Co., PA Enumerated 20 June 1900 by Willis L. Powell
138A 27 182 189 Stull George Head W M Jan 1873 27 M 6 PA PA PA Farmer 0 Yes Yes Yes R F 150
138A 28 182 189 Stull Amanda Wife W F Dec 1869 30 M 6 3 3 PA PA PA Yes Yes Yes
138A 29 182 189 Stull Gertie Daughter W F Nov 1894 5 S PA PA PA
138A 30 182 189 Stull Torents P. Son W M Aug 1896 3 S PA PA PA
138A 31 182 189 Stull Mirel Son W M Apr 1898 2 S PA PA PA

[NI077206] Johnstown Trib, 1945 Pfc. Irvin Custer Loses His Life Notice was received yesterday that Pfc. Irvin L. Custer, 20, Johnstown R. D. 4 lost his life Mar 24 while serving with an air-borne unit in Germany. The young serviceman graduated from Dale HS in 1942 & entered the Army Apr 15 1943. He trained at Camp Forrest, TN & Camp McCall, NC going overseas last Aug, he served in France, Belgium & Luxembourg before entering Germany. b. Johnstown Jun 21 1924, Irvin Custer s/o Irvin & Martha (Tilley) Custer. He was a member of the First Evan. Congregational Ch. & a former employe of the Johnstown Traction Co. He was engaged to Miss Helen Heslop of 601 Summit Ave., Ferndale. A cousin, Lt. Raymond Custer, of 508 Fronheiser St., is a prisoner of war in Germany.

[NI077207] Johnstown Trib-Demo, Wed Apr 9 1980, pg. 46 Gaston-Roy, 88, 192 David St, d Apr 5 1980, Poway, CA. b Nov 13 1891, Conemaugh, s/o John & Mary (Simmons) Gaston. Preceded in death by wife, Cora Custer, who d 1979, & son Kennard. Survived by daug Mardell, w/o Jack Burrell, San Diego, CA; 5 gchldn & 5 ggchldn. Memb Beulah UBC & Conemaugh Valley 692 F.& A.M. Retired employee of Johnstown Plant Bethlehem Steel Corp. Friends received 7-9 pm Thu & 2-4 & 7-9 pm Fri Geisel-Kuhlman Funeral home, Dale, serv 10:30 am Sat, Rev. Willis Ruddock. Bur Richland Cem.

[NI077214] Johnstown Demo 4/28/1897. PRINGLE Mrs. Mary, aged 78 yrs, d at the home of her son at Conemaugh, Fri Apr 23 1897. She was the w/o Daniel Pringle who d 1891. She was the mother of 9 chldn of whom the surviving are as follows: Elizabeth, w/o Sheriff D. W. Coulter, Ebensburg; W. S. Pringle, conductor on the P.R.R., of Conemaugh; Mrs. David Courter, of Conemaugh; also: Mark, at whose home she d, & Powell, Franklin Boro, an employee of Cambria Iron Co. Mrs. Pringle was the last aunt of Mr. David Pringle, of the 4rth ward. //
Ukwn newspaper 4-22-1897 MRS. MARY PRINGLE, relict of the late Daniel Pringle, d at her home in Conemaugh last Thu at the age of 78. She was an aunt of David Pringle, of IN, Abraham & John Pringle, Washington Twp, & Mrs. James J. Wells, Smicksburg. The funeral was held Sat at 10 am.

[NI077226] Pennsylvania 1910 Census Miracode Index
Christian B Custer State: PA District: 9110 Color: W Age: 35 Birth Pl: PA Visit: 0665 Co: Cambria, E Conemugh Relation: Husb ImageNum: 00680439 Other Residents:
Wife Grace H 30, PA
Son Marton D 12, PA
Daughter June 09, PA
Daughter Jay A 07, PA
Daughter Ruelva 04, PA
Mother-in-law Catharine David 58, PA

[NI077229] Johnstown Trib, April 4, 1889 CUSTER - In E. Conemaugh, Thur. afternoon, Apr 4 1889, Blair Morton, s/o F. J. & Martha Jane Custer, aged 4 mo.s & 13 dys. Funeral Sat. 2 pm, inerment at Headrick's Cem.

[NI077237] Johnstown Trib, 1909 J. J. GILLMAN DEAD Adams Twp. Man Succumbs to Stroke of Apoplexy - Funeral Services Sun. Jacob J. Gillman, for many yrs a resident of Adams Twp., d. at his home 9:30 am yesterday morn., a few hrs after he had been stricken with apoplexy. Mr. Gillman, who was 57 yrs of age, had been ailing for some time but his death was unexpected. Jacob J. Gillman b. Mar 16, 1852, a s/o Jacob & Susannah Gillman. He did not marry until abt 9 yrs ago when he & Mrs. Sadie Shartz were united. He is survived by his wife & a stepdau., Ms Irene Shartz, & the following bro.s & sis.s: John, Adams Twp.; William,, New Cambria, Ks.; Peter, South Fork; Harry, Richland Twp.; George, Richland Twp.; Mrs. J. H. Custer, Croyle Twp.; Mrs. P. R. Ream, Charleston, W. Va.; Mrs. E. C. Shartz, 7th Ward, this city; & Mrs. S. H. Fyock, Walnut Grove. Funeral services will be conducted 10 am Sun. Mt. Hope United Evan. Ch. of which the deceased was a member for a number of yrs, & interment in the Mt. Hope Cem.. The Rev. George H. Douch will conduct the obsequies.

[NI077239] PA 1910 Census Miracode Index
John Gillman State: PA Enumeration Dist.: 0093 Color: W Age: 52 B-Place: PA Visit: 0381 Co.: Cambria, Relation: Husb.Image #: 01620181 Other Resid.s:
Wife Amanda 51, PA
1 non-relative
Johnstown trib Nov 16 1926 pg 17 Funeral of Mr. Gillman. SOUTH FORK, Nov. 16. John GILLMAN, aged 70 yrs, a well-known farmer of Adams Twp., d complication of diseases at home yesterday, will be held 2 pm tomorrow Mt. Hope Evan. Ch., in charge Rev. Mr. Hall. Bur. Ch. Cem.. George Bros., local undertakers, have prepared the body for bur. survived by widow & 2 chldn, Samuel C. GILLMAN & Mrs. Cora V. BURNHEIMER, both of South Fork. also bro.s & sisters: William, Salina, KS.; Harry, Johnstown; Peter, South Fork; George GILLMAN, Mrs. P. R. REAM, Mrs. Samuel FYOCK & Mrs. Emanuel SHARTZ, all Johnstown. 13 gchldn & 2 ggchldn

[NI077242] PA 1910 Census Miracode Index
Peter Gillman State: PA Enumeration Dist.: 9152 Color: W Age: 47 B-Place: PA Visit: 0141 Co.: Cambria, South Fork, Relation: Husb.Image #: 01620199 Other Resid.s:
Wife Laura 22, PA
Dau. Elda 16, PA
Dau. Sammie 10, PA

[NI077243] PA 1910 Census Miracode Index
Harry Gillman State: PA Enumeration Dist.: 0151 Color: W Age: 40 B-Place: PA Visit: 0011 Co.: Cambria, Relation: Husb.Image #: 01620173 Other Resid.s:
Wife Effie 39, PA
Dau. Ruth 10, PA
Son Ralph A 10, PA
Dau. Edna 07, PA
Dau. Erma NR, PA

[NI077249] Johnstown Trib, Nov. 21, 1927 AGED RESIDENT OF CONEMAUGH PASSES AWAY IN 88TH YR. Mrs. Elizabeth (Osler) Custer Dies at Her Home 2 PM Sat. WELL KNOWN THERE. Mrs. Elizabeth (Osler) Custer, Locust st, Conemaugh, wid/o Martin Custer, who for many yrs was a prominent merchant of Franklin & Conemaugh, passed away 2 pm Sat in 88th yr after an illness of 4 wks duration. Until latter part of Oct she enjoyed good health, suffering at that time a complication incident to old age which caused her death early Sat. Mrs. Custer was one of oldest residents of Conemaugh, where she resided the past 9 yrs. She was d/o Daniel & Amelia (Clinger) Osler, having been b Richland Twp Aug 21 1840. Miss Elizabeth Osler & Martin Custer, also native of Richland Twp, were m May 2 1860 & in 1874 they moved to Franklin Boro where Mr. Custer conducted a mercantile establishment for 21 yrs. In 1895 he opened the business in Conemaugh, retiring 7 yrs later when he sold to his sons. Mr. & Mrs. Custer continued their resid in Franklin, the former a leading citizen in municipal affairs, serv 14 yrs there as boro tax collector until his death Nov 1914. 4 yrs afterwards in 1918, Mrs. Custer changed her resid to Conemaugh. Surviving her are 4 chldn: Frederick B. Custer, Conemaugh; Edward Custer, 7th Ward; Mrs. Minnie Snowden w/o James L. Snowden; & Mrs. Etta Capstick w/o William C. Capstick, both Conemaugh. 2 sons, Daniel Custer, 7th Ward d November, 1920; & Ephraim J. Custer, late Conemaugh, d June 1923. The deceased is also survived by half-sis Mrs. Mary Harmon, Delta, OH, 17 gchldn & 8 ggchldn. Funeral serv at 2:30 pm Tue at Custer home in Conemaugh by Rev. Charles J. McCracken, pastor of Conemaugh Presby Ch of which she had been memb. Bur Headrick's Cem above Conemaugh. 6 gsons will be pallbearers: Walter Capstick, Prof. Foster B. Snowden; James R. Custer, Attorney Everett Custer, Stanton Custer & William Capstick.

[NI077250] Pennsylvania 1910 Census Miracode Index
Daniel Custer State: PA Enumeration District: 0126 Color: W Age: 47 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0284 County: Cambria, Johnstown Relation: Husband ImageNum: 00680443 Other Residents:
Wife Flora B 43, PA
Son Everett 16, PA
Son Stanton 15, PA
Son Byron 13, PA
Daughter Lydia 10, PA
Daughter Elda 05, PA
Son Raymond 03, PA

[NI077253] Pennsylvania 1910 Census Miracode Index
Ephinne Custer State: PA District: 8110 Color: W Age: 42 Birth Place: PA Visit: 0245 County: Cambria, East Conemaugh Relation: Husband ImageNum: 00680457 Other Residents:
Wife Alice 36, PA
Son James 10, PA
Daug Catherine 05, PA
Daug Marie 06, PA
Daug Florence 03, PA


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