Clearfield County, PA
Posted Queries for September thru October 1998


KING, YOUNG posted by Mary Donahue on Tuesday, September 1, 1998

Looking for information on Charles R. King and his wife Lucy Young. Charles was born January 18, 1831 in Burnside Twp. and it is not know when Lucy was born.


GIFFORD posted by Mike Gifford on Tuesday, September 1, 1998

Looking for more information on the GIFFORD families who lived in DuBois, Clearfield Co, PA. My great-grandfather, John C. Gifford, was born in Madison Twp, Clarion, PA in 1880. He married Bertha Spencer from DuBois, PA and raised his family in DuBois. John's parents were George and Racheal Gifford and Bertha's parents were William and Eliza Spencer..


BILGER posted by Mary Lee Jones on Wednesday, September 2, 1998

I am seeking information on a JACOB BILGER who resided in Bloom T. in Clearfield Co., about 1850, with his wife MOLLY and their family of 12 children. I'm especially interested in any brothers or sisters to JACOB BILGER. Thank you!.


EISENHOWER, FULTON posted by Carl Breth on Friday, September 18, 1998

I am researching Abner Eisenhower b. June 1842 from Burnside Twp. Clearfield County PA. Rumor has it that his wife Matilda's maiden name was Fulton. Abner's father was Henry Eisenhower. I am seeking information on Matilda Fulton? born 1844 died 1923. Thank you.


BOTT, COY posted by Rhonda Jennings on Wednesday, September 23, 1998

Looking for information on the Robert Bott family from Coalport, Clearfield County. He married Letham Coy McAlaster..


HEEMAN, JOHNSON, VINCENT, WOOD posted by Lorraine Vincent on Friday, September 25, 1998

Searching for a Perry Vincent born in Clearfield County PA probably sometime in the 1850-1860's he was my g.grandfather, He was married to a Mary Wood and they had a son William also born in Clearfied in 1895 William was my grandfather.


BENNETT, MCKENDRICK posted by Rhonda Jennings on Saturday, September 26, 1998

Looking for anyone that might have information on Harry Francis BENNETT of Clearfield County. I know he lived in Grampion at some time but dont know the time frame. He married a Virginia MCKENDRICK. Get back to me if you have any information..


DEVLIN, MCCRACKEN, MUIR, RICHARDS posted by K. Austin Padgett on Monday, September 28, 1998

Jessie P. Muir, born in Wallaceton (Clearfield Co.), PA was married George Cole Richards. George is said to have been born in Clearfield Co., PA to Curtain Richards and Alice Belle (McCracken)Richards during the early 1890s. I am looking for additional information on the associated families - Muirs, Richards (originally from Centre Co.), Devlins, and McCrackens. View what we have on these families at


GEDDES, WILSON posted by James Caola on Tuesday, October 6, 1998

Interested in any information on the John R. Geddes Family and the James Wilson family (of Shawsville, Goshen Twp.)



I am looking for the Luther Family history. John, Mary and their son Martin Luther came to Snowshoe, Pa and was nautralizled in 1901. Martin lived in Morrisdale Pa in Clearfied County until his death 1934. They came from Austria which is now Czechoslovakia. I am looking for other siblings or family members of their children whose last names are listed. Martin L. Luther married Anna Smolko Her brother was said to live here also but have no name for him any information is appreciated


CARR posted by Victoria Howard on Saturday, October 17, 1998

Any information on the Family of Seneca Thomas Carr would be greatly appreciated..


HARBST, RAFTOVICH, RAFTOWICZ posted by Lynn Hawk on Tuesday, October 20, 1998

Am searching for relatives of William (Wincty, Vincent) Raftovich who immigrated to Houtzdale, Clearfield County in 1892. Married Jessie (Joseffa) Stowickie 3 June 1900 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church 3 June 1900. She had a sister named Alex Harbst from Maderia. William and Jessie moved to Osceola Mill, Spike Island in 1904. Any leads appreciated..


BEERS, DERRIC, GALLAKER, HORTON, KRISE posted by Lori Shaffer on Wednesday, October 21, 1998

In search of any info on this family. Benjamin Beers came to America from Germany in the late 1790's. He married Lydia Derric of irish descent. Need her parents etc. They had Levi who married a Salome Krise (the 1850 census mentions many Levi and Salomes). Need her parents etc. They had Valentine who married Mary C. Horton, her parents are George Horton and Nancy Gallaker any other info on this family is greatly appreciated.


NELSON, SHAFFER posted by Lori Shaffer on Wednesday, October 21, 1998

Searching for any information on this Shaffer family in Clearfield Co. John Theodore SHAFFER and Sophia Mathilda NELSON had a daughter Mary W. on September 26, 1886 in Houtzdale. Then they are found in Punxsatawny in 1893. Any help?


DUDGEON posted by James Dudgeon on Thursday, October 22, 1998

Looking for any information on DUDGEON. Lived in DuBois in late 1800's to ealy 1900's , approx till 1917-18


BOAL, CARR, NIGHTINGALE, SCHMEHL posted by Arlene Boal on Sunday, October 25, 1998

I am looking for information on James Boal who was married to Mary Elizabeth Bailey Smeal. I know they lived in Clearfield. Mary is burried in Clearfield's Centre Cemetery.

Also information on Benjamin Franklin Carr, Nicholas Schmehl and Ralph Spencer Nightingale. If any of these names sound familiar, please contact me.



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