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[S561] Marriage of Harry Ganoe and Christina Lewis, Tyrone Herald, Tyrone, PA (Thursday, February 24, 1887), Page 8, Column 1, "At the residence of Rev. Charles Steck in Bellefonte, on Thursday last, Mr. H.H. Ganoe, of East Tyrone, and Miss Christiana Lewis, of Taylor township, Centre county, were united in marriage. The many friends of Harry hereaways offer congratulations and wish him and his bride many happy years of wedded bliss." This transcription provided 10/99 by Ralph C. Nearhoof, Jr.
[S563] Obituary of Mrs. Etta Lewis, Altoona Mirror, Altoona, PA (24 Mar 1948), "Mrs. Etta Lewis of 103 East Bell Avenue, died in the Altoona Hospital at 4:42 o'clock yesterday afternoon after an illness of four days. She was the widow of William Lloyd Lewis and was born April 7, 1865, the daughter of John and Rachel (Hamer) Whippo. Surviving is one brother Lawrence Whippo of Saxton. A son, Hamer Lewis, preceded her in death Jan 7, 1947. She was a member of the Warriors Mark Valley Methodist Church. Friends will be received at the Fuoss mortuary, Bellwood after 7: o'clock Saturday evening." Transcription supplied by Ralph Nearhoof, Jr., Jan 2000.
[S567] Obituary of Wilson Lewis, The Tyrone Daily Herald, Tyrone, PA (27 Apr 1936), transcription of obit from Ralph C. Nearhoof, Jr., Jan 2000. He writes, "Wilson Lewis, retired Pennsylvania Railroad conductor, died at his home, 1612 Pennsylvania Avenue, Tyrone, this morning at eleven o'clock following a brief illiness with pneumonia. Mr. Lewis was a son of Samuel and Ellen (Beamer) Lewis and was born at Dix on August 28, 1859. On September 2, 1890, he was united in marriage with Miss Elizabeth Peterson of Spruce Creek. The obit also mentions the same children that you have listed and two sisters, Mrs. Sarah Woomer, and Mrs. Harry Gance. (probably Gance should be Ganoe) He was buried at the Bald Eagle cemetery."
[S569] Obituary of Mrs. Fannie Gulich, The Tyrone Daily Herald, Tyrone, PA (4 May 1936), from Ralph C. Nearhoof, Jr. Jan 2000, "Mrs. Fannie Gulich, wife of Everett Gulich, Tyrone RD 3, died at her home near Bald Eagle yesterday morning at 12:15 o'clock following a month's illness with angina pectoris. Please note, died yesterday would be that she died May 3, 1936. Fannie was born at Bald Eagle on November 11, 1860. She was twice married. Her first husband was J. B. Woomer. On March 21, 1913, at Hillsdale, Michigan, she was united in marriage with Everett Gulich. She is survived by her husband, one son and a daughter, Amos L. Woomer and Mary F. McCoy, both of Tyrone. Buried in the Bald Eagle Cemetery."
[S598] Obituary of Joshua Lewis, Tyrone Daily Herald, Tyrone, PA (13 Jun 1913), On Thursday morning Joshua Lewis a highly respected citizen of Bald Eagle valley, went to the barn to do his morning feeding, when he became suddenly ill with heart failure and passed away before help arrived. He was found in the barn about eight o'clock, death having overtaken him while in the act of passing the morning feed to his cattle. Joshua Lewsi came from old pioneer stock in Bald Eagle valley. His father and mother, John and Sarah Lewis, were among the early settlers of that community. Deceased was born on the great national birthday, July 4, fifty-nine years ago. His early boyhood and young-manhood days were spent in the valley. About twenty-five years he came to Tyrone and worked in the local railroad shops as a machinist. Three years of his life were spent in Johnstown." Transcription provided by Frank Bobak <e-mail address> Feb 2000. On April 28, 1876, he was united in marriage to Susanna Stewart, who preceded him to the grave about five years ago. Surviving to mourn his death are the following children: Mrs. G. W. Deffenbaugh, of Johnstown; Mrs. Lemon Croyle, of Johnstown; Mrs. Edward Hand, of Tyrone; Clarence Lewis, of Johnstown; Emory Lewis, of Johnstown. He is also survived by the following brothers and sisters: James, David, and Miss Annie Lewis, of Bald Eagle. The funeral services will be conducted in the Methodist Episcopal Church at Bald Eagle on Sunday morning at ten o'clock by Rev E. G. Sawyer, pastor of the United Brethren church of Tyrone. Interment will be made at Bald Eagle.
[S861] Ellen Boger Cassady to Wyatt Boger, letter dated 3 Oct 1913.
[S862] Blair County PA marriage records.
[S938] David Lewis entry, 1880 U.S. Census, Blair Co, PA, Family 29. National Archives Microfilm T-9, David Lewis, 31, woodchopper, b. PA; Eliza, 30 wife, b. PA; Ira, 9, son, b. PA; Bertha, 7, daughter, b. PA. Charles, 3, son b. PA.
[S990] Ellen Cassady to Andrew Boger, letter dated 30 Oct 1903, original in possession of Win Wood. "Three of Uncle John Lewis boys died inside of a month. Samuel Lewis, Martin Lewis, Miles Lewis. These Cousins were all married and had families".
[S1012] Martha (Cryder) Fleck to Martha Lewis, letter 21 Mar 1862, original letter in the possession of Robert L. Cassady of Tryone, PA (1994). Letter loaned to Win Wood Oct 1994, photocopy made.
[S1168] James Lewis entry, 1880 U.S. Census, Blair Co, PA, Family 28. National Archives Microfilm T-9. James Lewis, 34, woodchopper, b. PA; Jane, 10, b. PA; George, 5, b. PA.
[S1185] Death notice of John Lewis in the newsletter of the Blair County Genealogical Society, "John Lewis age 34, born in Centre Co, died 24 Mar 1895 at Tyrone and buried at Olivia Cemetery".
[S1189] Will of John Lewis, Blair County, PA, dated 3 Nov 1893, in which he names his nine children.
[S1224] Obituary of Julia Kirkendall, probably an Omaha, NE newspaper, (18 Feb 1950 p.m.) Mrs. Julia B. Kirkendall, 91, wife of the late Freeman P. Kirkendall, founder of the Kirkendall Boot Company, died Friday at her home 404 South Thirty-eighth Avenue. Mrs. Kirkendall is survived by a son, F. Bourdette Kirkendall of Coffeyville, Kans..." Photocopy from Douglas County Historical Society in possession of Win Wood.
[S1307] John and Jane McCammon to John S. McCoy, Deed Book 20, p. 583, Columbiana Co, OH, dated 1835, selling part of the NE 1/4 Section 31 that he received from his parents.
[S1317] Miles Lewis entry, 1870 U.S. Census, Blair Co, PA, Dwelling 12, Family 12. National Archives Microfilm M-593, Miles Lewis, 26; Eliza, 22; George W. 7/12.
[S1327] Obituary of Mrs. Ned Ketner from an unknown newspaper, Junction City, Kansas (1 Jul 1904) Photocopy of newspaper article supplied by Lois Angel, 1994. "... 5 o'clock, Arkansas City, Kan. A daughter was born last Saturday morning. Mr. and Mrs. Ketner were married in Topeka nearly four years ago. ...formerly Miss Nellie Blakely. ...funeral Thursday".
[S1328] Obituary of Mrs. P.G. Volz, unknown nespaper, unknown date, photocopy of newspaper article supplied by Lois Angel, 1994.
[S1417] Samuel Lewis entry, 1880 U.S Census, Snyder Twp, Blair Co, PA, P. 2, Supervisor's District 8, Enumeration District 176, Dwelling 9, Family 9. National Archives Microfilm T-9, Samuel Lewis, Laborer, b. PA; Adeline, 37, wife, b. PA; William L. 18, son, Laborer, b. PA; Nannie, 13, daughter, b. PA; Harvey, 9, son, b. PA; Lawrence 7, son, b. PA; Frances, 4, daughter, b. PA; Walter or Walker, 2, son, b. PA.
[S1436] Obituary of Samuel H. Lewis, from an unknown newspaper, date unknown, penciled date 7 Oct 1925. Photocopy of original article suopplied by Grace Adams (deceased). "55 years of age. He was born in Tyrone in 1869... united in marriage in Tyrone to Miss Annie M. Cox... survived by widow... sons and daughters are Phil Lewis of Harrisburg; Leon and Gladys at home. The brothers are Wilson, William and Henry Lewis of Tyrone and the sisters Mrs. Christina Ganoe of Clearfield and Mrs. Sara Woomer".
[S1696] Ellen B. Cassady to Wyatt Boger, letter dated 14 Jan 1912, original letter in possession of Win Wood.
[S1698] Ellen Cassady to Wyatt Boger, letter dated 21 May 1903, original in possession of Win Wood. "Mrs. Fannie Nearhoof Reid buried a bright little girl two weeks ago. She was 8 years old".
[S1726] Records of Crossroads Nearhoof Cemetery, located at Warriors Mark, Huntingdon Co, PA.
[S1944] David Lewis entry, 1880 U.S. Census, Blair Co, PA.
[S2052] Lewis-Shultz records from Kim Tabor, who is descended from Miles Shultz. Kim writes that Miles, who was married to Emma Lewis, died from a fall down stairs when Kim's mother was eight years old, about 1948, and that he was born about 1859 or 1860.
[S2053] Lydia Lewis' estimated birth date is based on the birth order of her siblings.
[S2089] This estimated death date for Thomas Gilmore's first wife is based on the birth of the last child and her husband's remarriage date.
[S2101] Obituary of Dorsey Blair Lewis, Tyrone Daily Herald, Tyrone, PA (23 Nov 1936), Typed transcription from Ralph C. Nearhoof, Jr. 3/2000, "Dorsey Blair Lewis... died suddenly at Osceola Mills on Saturday (Nov 21) morning at 10:45 o'clock following a heart attack. ...was son of Samuel and Adaline (Crain) Lewis and was born at Dix, Centre County on September 5, 1882. On February 23, 1906, at Osceola Mills he was united in marriage with Miss Agnes O'Rourke, who survives. He is also survived by these children: Mrs. Allan Black, Lewistown; Mrs. R. B. Brenna, Pittsburgh; Mrs. Joseph C. West and Jack Lewis of Tyrone. He is also survived by one grandchild and these sisters and brothers: Mrs. Miles Schultz, Altoona; Lawrence Lewis, Walter Lewis, Miss Miney Lewis, Mrs. J.W. Weaver, Tyrone, Miss Nancy Lewis and Miss Frances Lewis of Dix, Centre County. ...buried in Grandview Cemetery."
[S2155] Obituaries of C.J. Frankforter, Lincoln Evening Journal and Nebraska State Journal, Lincoln, NE (5 Jan 1966), "Col. Clarence J. Frankforter, associate professor of chemistry emeritus at the University of Nebraska died Tuesday night at the age of 80... He taught industrial chemistry technical courses for engineers and geologists and metallurgy for dentists. He was colonel in the Army Reserve following World War I. He received a Legion of Merit medal for security intelligence work in World War II.... He held a patent on the water process used by the Lincoln city water department at Ashland.... Survivors include daughters Mrs. Bruce Fullerton of Lincoln and Mrs. Alfred N. Sharrick of Midland, Tex." And from an unknown newspaper with pencil date 6 Jan 1966, "Frankforter of N. U. Dies." A shortened version of the article above. And from an unknown newspaper (n.d.) Greater Lincoln, Frankforter - Col. Clarence Frankforter,... services 10:30 Friday, Burial: Wyuka...." These three newspaper articles are in the possession of the compiler.
[S2294] Samuel Lewis entry, 1900 U.S. Census, Blair Co., PA, Snyder Township, Supervisor's District 13, Enumeration District 90, Sheet 1A dated 1 June 1900: Lewis, Samuel, b. Dec 1838, m. 40 years, Laborer; Adaline, Wife, Mar 1843, m. 40 years; Nannie, Daughter, Jun 1866, single, Seamstress; Francis[sic], Daughter, Sep 1876, single, Domestic; Walter W, Son, Nov 1879, single, School Teacher; Dorsey B, Son, Sep 1882, single, Track Hand, supplied by Richard West <e-mail address> 8/01.
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