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Narrative of Marie Le Roy and Barbara Leininger

The Narrative of Mary le Roy and Barbara Leininger. Who for four and a half years were captive among the Indians, and on the 6th May 1759 arrived happy in this city. From her own lips never written and promoted to the Press. This manuscript gives an account of the captivity and escape of these two girls, whose families lived on Penn’s Creek, in the present Union County, Pennsylvania. It also provides a lengthy list of names of other prisoners met by the two ladies in their captivity.

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Biography of Mark H. Williams

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Mark H. Williams, now living retired at Barnes and enjoying the accumulations of many well spent years, is a veteran of the Civil war and had been a resident of Barnes and of the State of Kansas since 1885. He is a native Pennsyivanian, and the family was introduced to that state from Scotland by his grandfather, Evan Williams, who was born in Scotland in 1771. He was a millwright by trade, and followed that occupation for many years in Pennsylvania. He died in Center County, of that state, in 1854. It was in Center County, Pennsylvania, that Mark H. Williams was born July 29, 1842. His father, John Williams, was born in Chester County, Penngylvania, in 1811, took up the same vocation as his father, and worked at that trade in Pennsylvania. His death occurred in Center County in 1876. He was a democrat and a member of the Lutheran Church. He married Catherine Watson, who was born in Clariou County, Pennsylvania, in 1813 and died in Center County in 1846. They had four children: Even Thomas, a blacksmith by trade who died in Center County, Pennsylvania, in 1873; Mark H.; Hannah Jane, who died in Jefferson County, Pennsylvania, in 1897, and her husband, S. P. Davison, also deceased, was a lumberman; John Irving is...

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Gastin, Thomas McClellan – Obituary

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now T. M. Gastin Passes Long in the County Mack Gastin, resident of Wallowa since 1882, died in that city Saturday, April 11, 1942, after a long illness. Funeral services were held in the Christian Church of Wallowa Tuesday, conducted by the pastor Rev. Arvil Hurt. Thomas McClelland Gastin was born September 24, 1863, in Jefferson County, Pennsylvania, and came to Wallowa with his parents when he was 19 years old and had made his home there ever since. He was married March 12, 1904 to Emmy E. (Hammack)Womack. She survives him and there are Four step-daughters, Mrs. Leolia Leaman of Berkley, California, Mrs. Clara Finstad of Baker, Mrs. Gladys Hale of Hermiston, and Mrs. Mina Johnson of Wallowa. He has a brother A. M. (Archie) living in Tedda Bella, California, but he was unable to come because of ill health. Mr. Gastin was a member of the Odd Fellows Lodge. Thomas Mcclelland Gastin burial in Lostine...

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Jefferson County, Pennsylvania Census Records

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now 1790 Jefferson County, Pennsylvania Census Records Free 1790 Census Form for your Research Hosted at Ancestry.com – Ancestry Free Trial  Hosted at Census Guide 1800 U.S. Census Guide 1800 Jefferson County, Pennsylvania Census Records Free 1800 Census Form for your Research Hosted at Ancestry.com – Ancestry Free Trial  Hosted at Census Guide 1800 U.S. Census Guide 1810 Jefferson County, Pennsylvania Census Records Free 1810 Census Form for your Research Hosted at Ancestry.com – Ancestry Free Trial  Hosted at Census Guide 1810 U.S. Census Guide 1820 Jefferson County, Pennsylvania Census Records Free 1820 Census Form for your Research Hosted at Ancestry.com – Ancestry Free Trial  1820 Jefferson County, Pennsylvania Census Images $ Hosted at Census Guide 1820 U.S. Census Guide 1830 Jefferson County, Pennsylvania Census Records Free 1830 Census Form for your Research Hosted at Ancestry.com – Ancestry Free Trial  1830 Jefferson County, Pennsylvania Census Images $ Hosted at Census Guide 1830 U.S. Census Guide 1840 Jefferson County, Pennsylvania Census Records Free 1840 Census Form for your Research Hosted at Ancestry.com – Ancestry Free Trial  1840 Jefferson County, Pennsylvania Census Images $ Hosted at Census Guide 1840 U.S. Census Guide 1850 Jefferson County, Pennsylvania Census Records Hosted at Free 1850 Census Form for your Research Hosted at Ancestry.com – Ancestry Free Trial  1850 Jefferson County, Pennsylvania Census...

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Jefferson County, Pennsylvania Cemetery Records

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Most of these are complete indices at the time of transcription, however, in some cases we list the listing when it is only a partial listing. Cemeteries hosted at Jefferson County Pennsylvania USGenWeb Archives Burkett Hollow Cemetery: Markton, Oliver Twp Knights of Pythias Cemetery: Anita, Oliver Twp Markton Cemetery: Markton, Oliver Twp SS. Peter and Paul Byzantine Catholic, Horatio Cemetery Photos hosted at Jefferson County Pennsylvania USGenWeb Archive Baptist Cemetery Beechtree Cemetery Cherva Agudath Achuin Cemetery Circle Hill Cemetery Findley Street Cemetery Hopewell Cemetery Oak Lawn Cemetery Olive Cemetery Pisgah Cemetery Reynoldsville Cemetery St. Adrian’s Cemetery St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery Temple Cemetery White Church Cemetery Cemeteries hosted at Treasures of the Past Sprankle’s Funeral Register Punxsutawney Funeral Register Hopewell Cemetery Old United Brethern Cemetery Cemeteries hosted at Jefferson County Pennsylvania Political Graveyard Cemeteries hosted at Jefferson County Interment Beulah Cemetery Circle Hill Cemetery Lakelawn Memorial Park Paradise Methodist Church Cemetery (Syphrit Cemetery) Sykesville Memorial Cemetery (Shaffer Cemetery) Cemeteries hosted at Jefferson County Pennsylvania Find a Grave Adrian-Anita Roman Catholic Cemetery Amish N. W. Districk Cemetery Anita Cemetery & The Knights of Pythias Cemetery Anita Community Cemetery Anita-Swedish Cemetery Assumption Cemetery-Soldier Hill Assumption of Blessed Virgin Mary Cemetery Barton Chapel Cemetery Beaver Run Cemetery Beechtree Cemetery Beechwoods Cemetery Bethel Cemetery (Union Twp) Bethel Geer Cemetery Bethlehem Lutheran...

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Loennig, Doris O. – Obituary

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Doris O. Loennig, 82, of Punxsutawney, Pa., a former Haines resident, died March 15, 2003, at Sprankle Personal Care Home at Punxsutawney. There will be a prayer service at 7 o’clock tonight at the Deeley Funeral Home at Punxsutawney. The Rev. John Bauer will officiate. Visitations are from 4 o’clock to 7 o’clock tonight at the funeral home. Burial will be at the Haines Cemetery. She was born on Oct. 5, 1920, at Haines to George Loennig and Pearl Angell. She was a member of the Saints Cosmas and Damian Roman Catholic Church. She was a member of the PEO and the Alaska Pioneer Club. She was a graduate of the University of Oregon at Eugene and received her law degree from Willamette University at Salem. She was a retired lawyer. Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, Mark and Sharlene Loennig and a grandson, Tyler James Loennig, of Punxsutawney; and a niece, Cathy Bishop of Boise. She was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Lois Loennig; and three brothers, Robert Loennig and Herbert Loennig. Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, March 24, 2003 Transcribed by: Belva...

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Biography of Daniel Lester Mowrey

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Daniel Lester Mowrey of Wayside is a man of extensive experience in the oil districts of the Southwest, and is manager of oil production in this part of Kansas. His ancestors came originally from Germany and settled in Pennsylvania. The family as a whole has furnished its male members chiefly to the mechanical trades and professions, and the family record is a very worthy one. Mr. Mowrey was born at Emerickville, Pennsylvania, January 20, 1885, and having only recently passed his thirtieth birthday has the promise of many years of usefulness before him. His father, W. H. Mowrey, was born in Pennsylvania in 1844, and died at Emerickville in 1907. His active career was spent as a farmer and stock raiser. As a democrat he was entrusted with a number of township offices, and was also a liberal supporter of the Methodist Episcopal Church. W. H. Mowrey married Catherine Ishman, who was born in Pennsylvania in 1859 and died at Emerickville in 1904. Daniel L. Mowrey of Wayside is their oldest child. The others are: Theodore, a machinist at Sharon, Pennsylvania; Clyde, also a machinist at Sharon; Amor, a steel worker at Sharon; Alvin, who assists his brother Daniel at Wayside; Raymond, still in school at Spartansburg, Pennsylvania. W. H. Mowrey’s first wife was a Miss...

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