Clearfield County, PA
Posted Queries for July 2000


KYLER posted by Peggy Corrie on Monday, July 3, 2000

KYLER - need info on ancestry of J. (John/Jacob) Henry KYLER (born 6/1/1850) probably in PA, his parents were said to be Polly (or Margaret) and Benjamin KYLER. Family tales said ancestors were early settlers of Clearfield Co. J. Henry Kyler died 12/14/1914 at Cassville, PA, his much younger second wife gave death info (did she really know facts ?? or just guessing).Would like to know if J. Henry had siblings and so forth...Thanks for any clues anyone can give.


JONES, NEWELL posted by Heather Campbell on Monday, July 3, 2000

Help! Looking for any information on Robert Jones and/or Anna (Newell) Jones. They lived in Clearfield County @ 1900, where they had at least one child, Helen Blanche Myers. Helen was born in Pennfield, Clearfield County and was by husband's great-grandmother. That's all I have on them, but would love to know more about the family and their relations. Thanks, Heather


JONES, NEWELL posted by Heather Campbell on Monday, July 3, 2000

Help! Looking for any information on Robert Jones and/or Anna (Newell) Jones. They lived in Clearfield County @ 1900, where they had at least one child, Helen Blanche Myers. Helen was born in Pennfield, Clearfield County and was by husband's great-grandmother. That's all I have on them, but would love to know more about the family and their relations. Please email me if you have info as I rarely get to come aboard. Thanks, Heather


PAYNE posted by Marilyn Roe on Monday, July 3, 2000

Searching for ancestors of William J.B. Payne, b. Mar,1852. Married Mary J. Welsh, b. May 1862 or 1863. 1880 & 1900 census has them living in Huston Township. They are buried in Penfield Cemetery. Their son Cecil was my grandfather. I would appreciate any info. Thanks!


BATEMAN posted by Katey Gillinder on Tuesday, July 4, 2000

Would like to contact Carole Brennan re John Bateman born 1861 to Samuel and Ellen. Email address listed for Carole no longer valid.


DEROUIN, DERWIN posted by Grayce Ezarik on Tuesday, July 4, 2000

George and Susan DEROUIN came from Canada, settled in Clearfield, PA. They had two sons George Washington DEROUIN and Joseph Baptist DEROUIN. Sons were born 1879 and 1880.


YOUNG posted by Marilyn Mullican on Tuesday, July 4, 2000

My grandfather was Elbridge C. Young, born in Clearfield Co., raised in Bell Twp; His parents were David S. & Lucinda Brooks Young. David was born in 1853 in Clearfield Co.; David's parents were Samuel & Sara Wall Young. Samuel was born in 1821 (place unknown) and died in 1853 in Clearfield Co. I am seeking more information on Samuel Young, and any further generations back.


HUMMEL, SMITH posted by Kerry Miller on Thursday, July 6, 2000

Looking for information on Annie E. Smith. She married Rev. Frank Pierce Hummel in 1880 in Rainey, Clearfield, PA. Her death certificate says she was born 30 Oct 1874[?] in Clearfield, PA. The death certificate also says her father's name was Frank P. Smith.


BEARD, JOHNSTON, WEAVER posted by Martha Breene on Friday, July 7, 2000

Susan C. JOHNSTON b 1858 m 1 A. S. BEARD. I know of only one child, Warren S. BEARD b 1879. Seeking information on them (full name of A. S.?) and their descendents. After the death of A. S. Beard Susan married a __?_ WEAVER (according to her mother's obituary). She was living "near DuBois" in 1914. Seeking any information on her children to this second marriage, their descendents.


BOOHER, TAYLOR, YOUNG posted by Martha Breene on Friday, July 7, 2000

Am looking for the children & descendents of Dr. Jay (had been Josiah) Crawford Booher, born 1867 & his first wife, Blanche L. nee TAYLOR b 1875. Am also looking for the death date & cemetery inwhich Dr. Booher is buried. He was in the Falls Creek and DuBois areas. Blanche was born in Jefferson co. but her father, Hon. Joseph P. Taylor later lived in DuBois and Falls Creek,


JOHNSTON posted by Martha Breene on Friday, July 7, 2000

Seeking any information on William JOHNSTON / Johnson born about 1866,grew up in Jefferson Co., Pa. and was residing in Driftwood in 1914.


HOOVER, POTTER, REINHART posted by Lila Sycks on Sunday, July 9, 2000

James Potter born 4/12/1814 Married Mary R. Hoover Born 7/29/1814 in PA Their childen are as follows-- Lavenia 9/2/1837 Died1/6/1918, Roxelinia 2/1/1839 Died 3/27/1913, Sylvester 6/4/1840 died 6/8/1841, Burnice or Victor born 2/2/1842 died 1918, Drucilla 8/2/1844 died 1904, Festu 4/19/1845 Died 1846, John 4/19/1846 Died 1/5/1864, Jacob 10/17/1847 Died 5/30/1916, Sarah 5/16/1850 Died 4/27/1865, Alfred 3/161852, Margaret 8/25/1853 Died 1927, Clarence 10/26/1857 Died 5/24/1910, and Lewis 10/25/1859 Died 2/24/1902. I beleive that my Uncle did all of this research but he is gone and this has come down to me. I know that in the early fifties there was still Potters living in PA and The area was around Grassflats, which I can't find on the map. The one Person that I know anything about on this list is Burnice or Victor Burnice and he would be my great grand father he moved to MN in1879. He married Mary A. Rinehart and she was born ub Center County PA Nov 25, 1840 Married Burnice PotterFeb 25, 1871. They had three children born in PA Mary Lillian 5/30/1872, Margaret Viola 7/22/1874 and John Calvin 4/29/1877 and I know that he was born at Grassflats in Center Co. I would like any info that anyone can give me on any of thes people.


HEBE, LAUER posted by Janet Lauer on Sunday, July 9, 2000

Looking for parents of Peter Lauer 1858-1911 married to Mary Ann Hebe 1860-1939. Found Peter on the 1900 Census for Clearfield Co Decatur Twp. I guess at one time was the Postmaster. Had 11 children. Be willing to exchange information.


JACKSON, MALEE posted by Linda DeFalco on Wednesday, July 12, 2000

I am looking for information about my greatgrandfather HUGH JACKSON who married my greatgrandmother MARGARET MALEE in DuBois in 1883. My greatgrandmother lived in Houtzdale with her family from Ireland from the time she was six months old. I would appreciate any information about their family in Dubois and about Houtzdale, PA.


KEPHART posted by Olcus on Sunday, July 16, 2000

I am searching for info on Harold L. KEPHART, 1901-1973. He lived in Philipsburg PA., Centre CO


DUDLEY posted by Cindy Dudley on Sunday, July 23, 2000

I have been researching my husband's family for some time without any great success. During some of my "surfing" I found a listing in the Clearfield County cemetary listings for a Madalyn Shannon Dudley (1902-1988) buried in St. Agnes Cemetary, in Morris township. If anyone has any info connected to this lady, I would appreciate it. Thanks.


FRAGGATT, HARTLEY, WILSON posted by Robert Kramp on Sunday, July 23, 2000

Hartley Family II/ Durham Co, Eng/ Gearhartville Precinct, Decatur Twp, PA/ 1832-1910. John W. Hartley, b. Summerhouse, Durham Co, Eng (1832-1903) and his wife, Ann WILSON (1835-1906), had 7 children: Mary Ann (m. Joseph Stockley) William Edward (1859-1902), Thomas H. (1864- ?), Sarah J. (1865-?), John (1872-bef 1950), Elizabeth (1869-?), and Robert Wilson (1871-1922). I have photographed the tombstone for Robert W(ilson) Hartley and Edith (FRAGGATT) at Philipsburg. In 1900 US census, William Hartley and his married sons, John and Robert, were all living in Gearhartville Precinct, Decatur Twp.


ELTRINGHAM, HALLAGER posted by Leslie Keeney on Tuesday, July 25, 2000

Kathleen Hallager married Frank Eltringham circa 1917 in DuBois, Clearfield Co. They had a daughter named Kathleen V. Eltringham on 4-11-1918. Kathleen H. died before 1920. Is anyone familiar with either of these women? They were my maternal grandfather's first wife and daughter. Thanks.


BARNES, MIX, OVERTURF, YALE posted by Paul Mix on Wednesday, July 26, 2000

At one time, Clearfield Co. was or included Elk and later Cameron County. I am still trying to find out if the Amos Mix who settled Mix Run, Cameron Co. in 1814, was married to Clarinda Barnes or Anna Yale. Secondly, I am looking for birth information for his children James and Elizabeth (Betsey) who were allegedly born in New York State. James shows his birthplace as NY in the Federal Census of 1860 for Elk County, Gibson Township. In 1850, he left his birthplace was blank. Any and all help would be appreciated.


CLARKE posted by William Otoole on Sunday, July 30, 2000

i need to know any info on my grandmother , johanna clarke, who died in 1959. where is she buried in du bois? any info on clarke family is welcome. thanks. william o'toole


MIGNOT, PICARD posted by Catherine Yorio on Sunday, July 30, 2000

My grandmother was Augustine Ellen Picard, daughter of Louis Picard and Mary Louise Rougeux; she was married to Charles J. Mignot. They had 5 children: Jesse, Lawrence, Agusta Emma, Bessie, and Anna Estelle, my mother. I have pretty complete info on the Mignot family, but hardly anything on the Picards. Any information would be much appreciated. Thanks.


BOYLE, MILLER, MOFFIT, RODERICK posted by Gene Moffitt on Monday, July 31, 2000

My Grandmother MARY BOYLE was born Dec 9 1880 in Osceola, Clearfield Co the daughter of AMBROSE W and MITILDA (MAYS) BOYLE. Sometime after her birth the family moved to Patton. Is there someone that can check for a record. Also what township would Osceola be in? Is Osceola and Osceola Mills the same place??


BOWERY, HALL posted by Cindy Lemmo on Monday, July 31, 2000

Looking for info on Fred & Zelma Josephine (Hall) Bowery's ancestors.



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