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51 "Johannes Spangler,the Elder, came to the Port of Philadelphia, August 17, 1731, from the Palatinate, in the ship "Samuel" Hugh Piercy, Master, was no exception to the rule. He and his descendants have had their full share of the solid, every-day work in making the Commonweaalth what it is." (Source - "Commemorable Biographical Record of Central Pennsylvania", Volume 1, Beers & Co., 1898.)

It would appear that Johannes Spangler, the elder, had a son named Johannes married to an Elizabeth nee unknown in 1797 based on the following. "Col. Jackson Levi Spangler, the sixth generation from Johannes, the elder, is the eldest son of John Spangler and Annie Berger, and was born in Adamstown, Snyder County, Pennsylvania, September 27, 1849." (Source - "Commemorable Biographical Record of Central Pennsylvania", Volume 1, Beers & Company, 1898). I believe Johannes Spangler, the elder, is the father of Johannes Spangler married to Elizabeth nee unknown and have elected to treat it as such pending further research and documentation. (Note to File - JP Rhein)
 
Spangler, Johannes (I9767)
 
52 "Johannes, Adam and Philip Reigel all Took the Oath of Allegiance to the State of Pennsylvania, June 22, 1778, in Heidelberg Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania." (Source - Riegell to Riggle, page 15) Riegle, Johannes (I0070)
 
53 "John Bannister Gibson died in Philadelphia, PA, 3 May 1853. Born in Sherman's Valley 8 Nov 1780, son of Lt. Col. George Gibson, an officer of the Revolutionary Army who was killed during St. Clair's Expedition against the Indians on the Miami River in 1791." Gene Boak, Perry Historians. http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/pa/cumberland/newspapers/g1250001.txt Gibson, John Bannister (I1540)
 
54 "Mark Stewart McCall, 80, of Route 68, Rimersburg, passed away at 6:25 p.m. Sunday May 17,2009, in the intensive care unit of Clarion Hospital following a brief illness.

Born Sept. 27, 1928, in Toby Township, Clarion County, he was the son of the late Paul V. McCall and Mary F. Hillis McCall.

He was married Sept. 24, 1954, to the former Norine S. Saylor of Bruin, who survives.

Mr. McCall graduated in 1947 from Sligo High School, and he had attended Nail Elementary School in Toby Township. He graduated from the Ora Jean Barber School in Erie in 1960, and he retired from barbering April 28, 2006, after 46 years.

He also was employed at Clarion University in the maintenance department for 26 of those years.

Mr. McCall served with the U.S. Army stateside during the Korean Conflict with the military police from 1950 until 1952.

He was a member of Callensburg Church of God and Shearer Shick American Legion Post 7076 of Rimersburg.

In addition to his wife, Mr. McCall is survived by two daughters, Ann Kathryn McCall of Rimersburg and Amy Leigh Evans and her husband, Randy E., of New Bethlehem; a granddaughter, Ryleigh Kathryn Evans, who called him "Ba," of New Bethlehem; a sister, Marian Elaine Kapp and her husband, John Paul of Clarion; a brother, Frank R. McCall and his wife, Margie, of Callensburg; and several nieces and nephews.

Friends will be received from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday and from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the Richard D. Hillis Funeral Home in Rimersburg.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home with the Rev. Larry W. Rapp, pastor of the Callensburg Church of God, officiating.

Interment will follow in Grandview Cemetery, Sligo.

Military honors will be accorded at the cemetery by members of the Rimersburg VFW and American Legion Ceremonial Squad.”

(Source - The Oil City Derrick,
May 19, 2009)

Submitted by Eric Martin
 
McCall, Mark Stewart (I4169)
 
55 "Married on Thursday evening the 8th inst. [8 Oct 1812] by Rev. H. R. Wilson, John Bannister Gibson, Esq. to Miss Sally Galbraith, all of this Borough." Carlisle Gazette, Fri., October 16, 1812. Carlisle, Perry Co., PA. http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/pa/cumberland/newspapers/g1250001.txt Family F0564
 
56 "Merovingian was a dynasty of kings that ruled the Franks, a Germanic tribe, from 481 to 751. The first Merovingian ruler was Clovis I, who enlarged his kingdom to include most of present-day France and part of Germany. The last strong Merovingian monarch was Dagobert I, who ruled from 629 to 639. Under his successsors the Frankish kingdom became dencentralized. Royal power gradually gave way to the noble families, the most importnat of which was the Carolingian. The Carolingians held the office of mayor of the palace and after 639 were kings in all but name." (Source - The Encarta @99 Desk Encyclopia Copyright 1998 Microsoft Corporation) Faramund, Lord of Franks (I2828)
 
57 "Norman C. Emerick alerted me to the existence of File Abt. 331 R 3, Hessen-Darmstadt. Amt Wallau-Eppstein in the Wiesbaden Archives; this wonderful source mentions several emigrants who eventually found their way to colonial N.Y. Henrich Emrich's Widow from Delkenheim, along with Georg Henrich Stubenrauch (son-in-law of Anna Margaretha Grunagel), paid 20 G. for freedom from serfdom in 1709. (Source - The Palatine Families of New York, Volume II, by Henry Z. Jones, Jr., Picton Press, Camden, Maine, Page 1169. This notation is also cross-referenced to John Michael Emmerich {Hunter Lists #165}) (Note to File - J.P. Rhein) Grunagel, Anna Margaretha (I0634)
 
58 "Since we know that Balgair was occupied by James Galbraith from before 1593 till 1628 and as we see John Galbraith in 1654 getting a new tack of his old family home for the rest of his life, there seems to be little doubt that John Galbraith was the son of James Galbraith in Balgair (1593). And it therefore follows that the father of James Galbraith, the entailer, was also a son of James Galbraith in Balgair (1593), and was, evidently, the Robert Galbraith in Hilton of Balgair, mentioned indeed on page 231 of "Strathendrick" as a son of James Galbraith in Balgair, but there given, erroneously, as an ancestor of the Galbraiths in Hill of Balgair. (It should be noted that Hilton, or Haltoun, was a part of Easter Balgair and not to be confused with Hill of Balgair. "Strathendrick," p. 30.)
James Galbraith in Balgair (1593) is said, probably, to be a son of Robert Galbraith, "brother german of the late Andrew Galbraith of Gylcruuch." This is evidently correct, and is supported by the following evidence. James Galbraith in Balgair and Andrew Galbraith in Tomdarroch are mentioned many times together. They both appear as being implicated along with others in the slaughter of Robert Lindsay (1533-94) (vide, "Strathendrick," p. 232); and again in the Register of the Privy Council there is this entry:—Caution in £2,000 by Robert Galbraith of Culcreuch as principal and Alexander Seyton of Gargunnok as surety for him (that he would not intercommune with any of the surname of Buchanan, Macgregor or Macfarlane, fugitives from the laws for criminal causes). The bond was presented for registration by Francis Galbraith, "Panniter" to his Majesty, as procurator for the parties and subscribed at Gargunnok, 18th May, 1593, before James Galbraith in Bolgair, Andro Galbraith in Tomdarroch, William Galbraith, Steward in Culcreuch, and George Auld, minister and notary public.

All this points to the fact that James and Andrew were brothers. But Andrew was son of Robert Galbraith in Tomdarroch, the brother of Andrew Galbraith, the laird of Culcreuch, and, therefore, James Galbraith in Balgair was also son of Robert Galbraith. (I do not agree that James was also the son of Robert. Additional work will need to be done on this.)

To sum up the evidence, it seems clear that the beneficial occupancy of Balgair, which from before 1534 had been with John Galbraith (I4292) in Balgair, and thereafter with his son Humphrey Galbraith (I4253) until 1578, passed after that date to James Galbraith, the brother of Andrew Galbraith in Tomdarroch who married Humphrey's widow (I4254), and who was a son of Robert Galbraith, a brother of the laird of Culcreuch.

Andrew in Tomdarroch and James in Balgair had probably at least one other brother — William Galbraith in Frew. In 1614, there is a summons at the instance of William Galbraith in Frew against James Galbraith in Balgair for debt.

James Galbraith was alive on 11th January, 1628, as, on that date, there is a summons by James Galbraith in Balgair against Andrew Cunningham and others. But, in 1629, in the Register of Sasines for Stirlingshire, there is mentioned a William Galbraith in Frew, son and heir of William Galbraith in Balgair. So it seems that James Galbraith in Balgair must have died about this time, and that his brother William took over the occupation of Balgair.

It is not known exactly when Mr. John Galbraith had his first tack of Balgair but as noted above he had his tack renewed in 1654.It is clear, therefore, that James Galbraith, writer in Edinburgh, was closely connected with the lands of Balgair, and was a descendant of the Galbraiths of Culcreuch, and that when he bought this portion of the old barony of Ballindalloch in 1687, he did not come to the district as a stranger." (Source – Galbraiths of The Lennox, Compiled by Colonel T.L. Galloway of Auchendrana in 1944)
 
in Balgair 1593, James Galbraith (I4296)
 
59 "Sir Annesley Stewart, born 1725, was a banker in Dublin. He married (1) [license Oct. 21, 1754) Sarah Moore of Drumbanagher, County Armagh. Sarah was a first cousin to James Caulfield, first earl of Charlemont, County Tyrone, who had his hand in on government graft [politics] and took Mr. Stewart in as collaborator. For 30 years Sir Annesley-he liked that title-sat in the Irish house of commons as a representative of Caulfield's borough of Cbarlemont. He, "of Dublin," married (2) (license Mar. 29, 1769) Judith Tucker of St. Mary's parish, Dublin. After the death of his nephew in 1768 and of Lord Blessington in the following year, Annesley put in a claim to the baronetcy as next in line of male descent from the first Sir William, and it was allowed, and he was knighted. Whether or not he was really the next in order of descent cannot be proved by this transaction: it merely indicates that he was foremost in political pull and the mazuma that makes it click. In 1770 he bought the Rathmelton and Fort Stewart properties for L27,000 when these were sold to pay Lord Blessington's debts. He died in 1801 and was succeeded in the baronetcy by his son." (Source - Stewart Clan Magazine, Tome H, Volume 37, Number 7, January 1960)  Stewart, Sir Annesley (I1374)
 
60 "Sir William Stewart, born in Ireland about 1672, was, as a youth, through the siege of Londonderry. He became the fourth baronet and second Viscount Mountjoy on the death of his father in 1692. He took to a military career, but exploits attributed to him by some biographers, such as his having served as an officer in an English regiment in Spain during the war of the Spanish succession and taking part in the battle of Almanza in 1707, have been claimed, with good reason, for a different William Stewart. He married Nov. 23, 1696, Anne Boyle, daughter, and at length heiress, of Murrough Boyle, first Viscount Blessington, son of Archbishop Michael Boyle.'This marriage brought into the Stewart family the great estates of this branch of the Boyle family in Hampshire ,England, and in Wicklow and Kildare counties, Ireland, with the family seat at Blessington House, 12 miles from Dublin. Sir William Stewart, Lord Mountjoy, died Jan. 10, 1727, in London, and was buried at Silchester, Hampshire. His widow Anne married John Farquharson. She died Oct. 27, 1741, at Calais. Sir William and Anne had five sons and four daughters, all of whom but two died in infancy." (Source - Stewart Clan Magazine, Tome H, Volume 37, Number 7, January 1960)  Stewart, Sir William (I1355)
 
61 "The 148th participated in the Grand Review in Washington, D.C. on May 23, 1865. It was mustered out near Alexandria, Virginia on June 1, 1865." (Source - "History of Our Regiment: a History of the 148th Pennsylvania Volunteers", by Joseph W. Muffly, Kenyon, DesMoines, Iowa, 1904) McKinney, Anthony (I0025)
 
62 "The crusades were the West's belated response to the Muslim conquest of fully two-thirds of the Christian world. While the Arabs were busy in the seventh through the tenth centuries winning an opulent and sophisticated empire, Europe was defending itself against outside invaders and then digging out from the mess they left behind. Only in the eleventh century were Europeans able to take much notice of the East. The event that led to the crusades was the Turkish conquest of most of Christian Asia Minor (modern Turkey). The Christian emperor in Constantinople, faced with the loss of half of his empire, appealed for help to the rude but energetic Europeans. He got it. More than he wanted, in fact. Pope Urban II called the First Crusade in 1095. Despite modem laments about medieval colonialism, the crusade's real purpose was to turn back Muslim conquests and restore formerly Christian lands to Christian control. The entire history of the crusades is one of Western reaction to Muslim advances. As it happened, the first Crusade was amazingly, almost miraculously, successful. The crusaders marched hundreds of miles deep into enemy territory and recaptured not only the lost cities of Nicaea and Antioch, but in 1099 Jerusalem itself.

The Muslim response was a call for jihad, although internal divisions put that off for almost fifty years. With great leaders like Nured-Din and Saladin on the Muslim side and Richard the Lionheart and St. Louis IX on the Christian side, holy war was energetically waged in the Middle East for the next century and a half The warriors on both sides believed, and by the tenets of their respective religions were justified in believing, that they were doing God's work. History, though, was on the side of Islam. Muslim rulers were becoming more, not less powerful. Their jihads grew in strength and effectiveness until, in 1291, the last remnants of the crusaders in Palestine and Syria were wiped out forever.

But that was not the end of the crusades, nor of jihad. Islamic states like Mamluk Egypt continued to expand in size and power. It was the Ottoman Turks, though, that built the largest and most awesome state in Muslim history. At its peak in the sixteenth century, the Ottoman Empire encompassed all of North Africa, the Near East, Arabia, and Asia Minor and had plunged deep into Europe, claiming Greece, Bulgaria, Albania, Hungary, Croatia, and Serbia. Under Suleiman the Magnificent the Turks came within a hair's breadth of capturing Vienna, which would have left all of Germany at their mercy. At that point crusades were no longer waged to rescue Jerusalem, but Europe itself. Christendom had been shrinking for centuries. The smart money was all on Islam as the wave of the future.

Of course, that is not how it turned out. But surprisingly the rise of the West was not the result of any military victory against Muslims. Indeed, the Ottoman Empire survived largely intact until the end of World War I. Instead, something completely new and totally unpredictable was happening in Europe. A new civilization, built on the old to be sure, was forming around ideas like individualism and capitalism. Europeans expanded on a global scale, leaving behind the Mediterranean world, seeking to understand and explore the entire planet. Great wealth in a commercial economy led to a fundamental change in almost every aspect of Western life, culminating in industrialization. The Enlightenment turned Western attention away from Heaven and toward the things of this world. Soon religion in the West became simply a matter of personal preference. Crusades became unthinkable - a foolishness of a civilization's childhood."

(Source- Excepts from an article on the Crusades which appeared in National Review Online on November 2, 2001 by Thomas F. Madden, the author of 'A Concise History of the Crusades' and coauthor of 'The Fourth Crusade'. He is associate professor and chair of the Department of History at Saint Louis University in St. Louis, Missouri.)

 
Fitzwalter, Alan (I0202)
 
63 "The Delkenheim records do not show the children of Johann Michael. This is understandable considering the chaos caused by fires, plagues, no pastors, and no food, etc., during that era. It is truly a wonder that any records survived. Also, many Germans during that period spent some years in searching for new homes in the impoverished Rhineland before they emigrated to America.

It was undoubtedly Johann Michael's son by the same name that appears in the American records. Johann or John was in many instances, the old German way of meaning Younger or Junior. When the older person died, the John was then dropped and the child so-named went by his second name. None of the records referred to indicate when Johann Mchael came to America. His name does not appear on any of the available ship lists. Such lists have been found incomplete and inaccurate and many of course have become lost through the years." (Source - By the Name of Emerich, Emerick, Emmerich, Emrich, and Emerick, Oran S. Emrich) this Johan Michael Emerich was the father of our Johann Michael Emerich".)

Kenneth D. Haines in his work in 1973 is also of the opinion that Johan Michael Emerich was the father of our Johann Michael Emerich. (Note to File by J.P. Rhein)

 
Emmerich, Johann Michael (I1818)
 
64 "The Kilmarnock Old Parish Register was sent to me from the Baird Institute: James Craig, shoemaker in Kilmarnock and Margaret Smith, daughter of the deceased John Smith, farmer in Wylieland in the Parish of Fenwick both in this Parish, were booked on Saturday March 25,1751 and after orderly proclamation three several Sabbaths were married on Tuesday April 9 1751 by Mr. Locke, There is a question mark after Locke as they were not sure of the writing." (Source - Firnished by Pegi Males Nelson)
 
Smith, John (I4178)
 
65 "The Laughlins, originally LAUGHLIN from Scotland, settled in Ireland, where they are of record in county Down. One branch of that family came to the United States in 1819, settling in western Pennsylvania. A brother, James Laughlin, came in 1829, settling in Pittsburgh and founding the Laughlin family famed as iron masters. The name is a shortened form of MacLaughlin and under that name formed a part of the clan Owen in Scotland. In Ireland the name became McLaughlin and in this country Laughlin in some instances.

(I) The great-grandfather of Samuel Scott
Laughlin, of Clarion, Pennsylvania, was a Scotchman, who settled in Ireland, where he reared a family.

(II) His son, the father of James Laughlin, settled in eastern Pennsylvania. Prior to the year 1800 he married and left issue, including four sons, all of whom settled in Clarion county.

(III) James Laughlin, son of the Emigrant Laughlin, was born in eastern Pennsylvania in 1802. He grew to manhood in his native county, coming to Clarion county, Pennsylvania, in 1834, settling at Strattanville, where he remained two years. He then located at Leatherwood, the same county, there engaging in mercantile business, also owned and operated a mill. He was a man of good business ability, conducting his various enterprises successfully until his death, March 7, 1870. He was postmaster at Leatherwood from the establishment of the office in 1840 until his death. He first started in merchandising in 1839. in partnership with Samuel John and Stewart Wilson, whose interests he purchased in 1846. The mill built by the Wilsons in 1839 he purchased from them February t), 1855. In 1856 he built the first blacksmith shop in the village. He was a liberal, upright, courteous gentleman and held the confidence of all who knew him. The mill, store, postoffice and blacksmith shop became the business center of not only the village, but of the surrounding country, and for his industry and energy in establishing and developing these interests he deserved great credit. After 1850 the store was operated with a partner, Manasseh Arnold, who came with Mr. Laughlin as a clerk, July 10, 1846: was made a partner in 1850 and after Mr. Laughlin's death in 1870 became sole owner, but later the business returned to the family name, being owned and conducted by W. A. and S. S. Laughlin. James Laughlin was a member of the Presbyterian church and abounded in good works.

He married Susan McKinney...

(The following reference linking Susan McKinney as a daughter of Isaac McKinney is in error. The other information on Isaac McKinney, however, is correct. Note to File -JP Rhein)

... daughter of the Center county family who came to Kisha- coquillas Valley in 1791. Isaac McKinney was the first of the name, coming from Sunbury, Pennsylvania, where his parents settled in 1770. He was a millwright, later a merchant; as commissioned associate judge in 1819; became interested in the early iron furnaces, and died September 11, 1840. He married Jane Fleming in 1794: two of his sons, David and John, became eminent ministers of the gospel, ordained in the Presbyterian faith. From Isaac sprang Susan McKinney, wife of James Laughlin.

(IV) Samuel Scott, son of James and Susan (McKinney) Laughlin, was born at Leatherwood, Clarion county, Pennsylvania, July 29, 1861. He attended the public schools until fifteen years of age, then entered Carrier Seminary at Clarion, whence he was graduated, class of 1878. After leaving the seminary he at once entered business life, beginning as a clerk in the store of his brother, W. A. Laughlin, who was engaged in the general mercantile business in Leatherwood, remaining with him one year. He then entered the employ of D. L. Corbett, a general merchant of Turkey City, Clarion county, remaining with him two years and acquiring a detailed knowledge of the business of a country general store. He then returned to Leatherwood, joining his brother, W. A. Laughlin, and becoming a partner in the firm W. A. Laughlin & Company, general merchants and dealers in agricultural implements. He continued in successful business until 1890, when he withdrew from the firm, entering public life. In 1899, after serving Clarion county as register and recorder for six years, he established a fire insurance agency in Clarion, Pennsylvania, continuing successfully until 1909. Since that date he has devoted himself to the life insurance and bonding business, in which he has made a most excellent record, now holding the position of district manager for the Mutual Life Insurance Company of New York.

Mr. Laughlin is a lifelong Democrat, of the sturdy, uncompromising Clarion county type, and has always been active and influential in party affairs. In 1890 he was elected chairman of the county committee and so ably guided the party that year that he was reelected in 1891. In the fall of 1893 he was the nominee of his party for register and recorder, winning a favorable verdict from the voters of the county at the polls the following November. He served most ably and satisfactorily his term of three years, receiving the reward of a renomination and election, completing in 1899 six years of faithful and efficient service in this most important office. He has held other positions of honor and trust in his native town and county. He served nine years on the board of trustees of the State Normal School, located at Clarion; for seventeen years was secretary of the Clarion County

Fair Association; took an active part in the promotion of the rural telephone system and was instrumental in merging the different companies in a union agreement by which they became one system, giving subscribers communication with every part of the county. His public service has been valuable and almost continuous from his first becoming a voter.

He is a prominent member of the Masonic order, belonging to the York and Scottish Rites and active in the various lodges to which he belongs. He is a member of and a Past Master of Clarion Lodge, No. 277, Free and Accepted Masons; a Companion and Past High Priest of Eden Chapter, Royal Arch Masqns, of Clarion; a Sir Knight of Franklin Commandery, No. 45, Knights Templar, of Franklin, Pennsylvania; member of Couders- port Lodge of Perfection, fourteenth degree, and Past T. P. Grand Master; member of the Coudersport Consistory, thirty-second degree, Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite; member of Pennsylvania Council of Deliberation, of Philadelphia, and a Noble of Zem Zem Temple, Ancient Arabic Order Nobles of the Mystic Shrine, of Erie, Pennsylvania. In religious faith he is a member of Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church of Clarion, and has been an active worker in the church and Sunday school of Clarion county and of his own church for many years, serving as a member of the board of trustees and for fifteen years has been superintendent of the Sunday school.

Mr. Laughlin married, December 20, 1882, Christena C. Kaster, born at Curllsville, Clarion county, Pennsylvania, August 29, 1860, died December 8, 1908, and is buried in Cottage Hill cemetery at Clarion.

(Source - Genealogical and personal history of the Allegheny Valley, Pennsylvania By John Woolf Jordan)
 
Laughlin, James (I0078)
 
66 "The Parish of Ballymoney extends over the civil parish of Ballymoney, except the townland of Garryduff: the civil parish of Derrykeighan: and the southern parts of the civil parish of Billy. Source - O'LAVERTY, (Rev.) James. The Parish of Ballymoney. Dublin: James Duffy, 1887.) Craig, James (I4143)
 
67 "Various lines of Galbraiths moved from Scotland to Ireland during the Plantation. Among the earliest was a family from Balgair, a district near Fintry in Scotland and close to the Culcreuch Castle, home of the last Galbraith chiefs. The Balgair Galbraiths were a cadet line of those chiefs. Humphrey Galbraith of Balgair and his wife Isabel Cunningham had two sons, James (born c1560) and John (born c1565). James married Mary Buchanan of Ibert in 1593 and had with her four sons, James, Robert, Humphrey, and William (and perhaps more), and one possible daughter. This James Galbraith of Balgair moved his family to Donegal in Ulster in 1614/15. There is no record of Mary Buchanan in the Galbraith Donegal history. Possibly she passed away before the move to Ireland." (Source – Article by Dave Colwell, The Red Tower, Clan Galbraith Association, Vol. XXX, No 4, ISSN 1059-4264, August 2009)

“The family tree of Lord Strathclyde in Burke's "Peerage and Barontage" indicates that there were at least three Galbraiths from that family who emigrated to Ireland at the time of the King James Plantation. They were Robert, 17th Chief, and James and John, who were sons of a Humphrey Galbraith and wife Isobel Cunningham." The article goes on to state that "....In 1666 William Penn was Aide-deCamp to the Earl of Arran, who was a relative of Humphrey Galbraith's wife, so there is a likelihood that John Galbraith of Blessingburn, County Tyrone, Ireland, lived at Corgagh before going to America with Wm. Penn. Blessingboune was north of Five-Mile Town in County Tyrone. The "Index of Clogher Will to 1888" at Public Records in N. Ireland has the John Galbraith of Blessingbourne Probate 1669. It appears that James Galbraith born 1666, was a descendant of these Galbraiths. He had a son born in 1692 who accompanied him to America. Since relatives were often using the same first names, names such as James, John, Robert and Humphrey, it is difficult to separate the Irish Galbraiths at this time." James Galbraith (1666-1744) is not the son of John of Blessingbourne. (Note to File - JP Rhein)
 
of Balgair, Humphrey Galbraith (I4253)
 
68 "Was an officer in the Revoluntionary Army who was killed during St. Clair's Expedition against the Indians on the Miami River in 1791." (Source - Gene Boak, Perry Historians) Gibson, Lt. Col. George (I3844)
 
69 "When Mary Young died in 1827, Robert Stewart married Sarah Shipler who had six children of her own." (Source - Frontier Families of Toby Township, Clarion County, Pennsylvania by Heber Rankin, Janice Yingling, Editor, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, May, 1995)

 
Stewart, Robert (I0132)
 
70 "William F. Craig became engaged in the milling business with his father in 1851, and with his brother W. A. Craig, in 1866, and they now fun a flour, grist and saw mill un de the firm name of W.F. & W.A. Craig." Craig, Washington Adams (I4109)
 
71 "William Stewart, born about 1665, (Miller shows his date of birth as 1660) was among the volunteers from Britain in 1686 who joined in the crusade to expel the Turks from Hungary. He took part in breaking the siege of Buda, and thereafter he. was known as Buda Will Stewart, to distinguish him from his cousin, Lord Mountjoy. He was captain of one of two companies of Protestants who came to the aid of Mountjoy, in command of the garrison of Londonderry in its defense against seizure by Catholic forces instigated by King James's adherents, in December 1688. He saw considerable service in the war that followed, sometimes called the Revolution, and aided the cause of William & Mary. His home was Fort Stewart, County Donegal, but he was for a time domiciled in Londonderry. He married [by license Nov. 25, 1693] Maria Hopkins, only child of Ezekiel Hopkins, bishop of Derry, by a daughter of Lord Roberts. Mr. Hopkins had been chaplain in Roberts' regiment when the latter was lord lieutenant of Ireland, and "made a private marriage with his excellency's daughter, in consequence of which he was made bishop of Derry." This William Stewart died before his wife, who was living in Londonderry in 1705, probably a widow at that time." (Source - Stewart Clan Magazine, Tome I, Volume 37, February 1960)

He was called Buda Will, from his having fought in the siege of Buda (Budapest in Hungry in 1686. From a younger son, Alexander, came the family of Lieutenant William Stewart of Cumberland County, Pennsylvania. (Source - Stewart Clan Magazine, Volume XI-XV, 1933-1938, page 142)

An article in "The Stewarts", Volume VI, by Walter A. Stewart, September 1, 1933, page 374, states "It would thus appear that a very important part of the garrison of Derry during the historic siege was drawn from Lord Mountjoy's regiment. Of the two companies first admitted, one was commanded by Lieutenant-Colonel Robert Lundy, stated to have been a native of Ayrshire, and later notorious as the 'Traitor Lundy'. The other was commanded by Captain William Stewart, who was in all probability William Stewart of Fort-Stewart, Lord Mountjoy's first cousin. It is of interest to note that the latter married in 1693, Mary, eldest daughter of Ezekiel Hopkins, Bishop of Derry at the time of the siege, who endowed the cathedral with some fine pieces of plate and a richly carved organ-case, which are still shown with much pride to visitors to the 'Maiden City'".

My source for listing the above William Stewart, married to Mary Hopkins, as 'Colonel of the 9th Regiment' is from "A Family of Millers and Stewarts by Dr. Robert F. Miller, St. Louis, Missouri, August, 1909, page 26". (Note to File by J.P. Rhein)

Will of William Stewart:

Among other things, to his wife Mary, he left 100 lbs. per annum as jointure and certain ornaments. All real estate went to William, Viscount Mountjoy, in trust for the testator's son Ezekiel and his heirs in tail male. Failing him it went to second son Robert, then to third son Richard, then fourth son Alexander, then to daughter Mary and for want of issue male to her, then to Lord Mountjoy. To son Robert 700 lbs., to son Richard 500 lbs., to son Alexander 500 lbs. He appointed as executors, his wife, Lord Mountjoy, Dr. Andrew Hamilton, (Archdeacon of Raphoe) and his sister Frances Stewart of Ballilane in the County of Donegal. The will was dated May 4, 1713. It was ammended on July 2, 1713 with respect to his sister Frances Stewart acting as executor.






 
Stewart, Colonel William (I0158)
 
72 ''March 26th Camp Starkweather
Lookout Mountain

Dear father with the gratest of pleasure I now seat My Self to Write a few lines to let you
all know that we are well and also trust this may find you all in Joying the Same grand blessing received a letter from you Sum time ago and was truly glad to hear from you I also received a letter from Susan Stating that Mother was wors but I hope that hir health May have Changed for the better and not for the worse

Well Daddy l am getting along well and have good health much better than I had one year ago and like this business verry well Much better than
I expected to when ileft home the war news are alittel Scarce at present and So iwill not
give any we are still in our same old Camp yet and I think that we will remain here sum time We are now fortifying this place and repairing the Mountain rode We have plenty to do
and plenty to Eat and and are getting along verry well as i have not much to write this time to you will have to excuse my Short and poor letter for this time I was well pleased to hear that
you had got ahand to help you next Summer Well I think that we will be home in September or billy any how It may be that Iwill not get of to January
as my term of inlistmen will not be up un till the second Day of January but billy will
Be home as Soon as his time is up and that will be in August and I think that I will get of then
to but it may be not but if it is it will not be long after We Sent you sum money on the Eleventh day of this month Which we are Expecting to hear from Soon As it is getting late l will Close by asking you to write Soon give my best respects to all the rest and to Mr. Wm. D. Stewart and also to Mr. Samuel C. Wilson

Yours truly
(to) Mr. Thomas Stewart
Allen Stewart

Please write
Soon and oblige me A Stewart"

(Source - Frontier Families of Toby Township, Clarion County, Pennsylvania by Heber Rankin, Janice Yingling, Editor, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, May, 1965) 
Stewart, Allen (I0449)
 
73 ''The earliest record of Hartmans that I have found is the arrival at Philadelphia, Pa, of one Henry Hartman from the Palatinate in Germany via a ship from Rotterdam, Holland, in the year 1727.

The next record is a will recorded in the Maxatawney district of Philadelphia County for a land holder, Henry Hartman, who left property to his wife Jane, and the children: John, Gertrude and Catherine. The will was proved in 1734 and the wife Jane and son John were named executors. The will was written in German and the name of the translator was given. I have not proved yet that the Henry Hartman who landed in 1727 and lived only seven years was our Hartman ancestor who 'Rode the Boat'.

The next record was from the 'Tohickon Church Records' of a baptism: George Hartman, born 1775, parents Matthias and Catherine (Wagner) Hartman. The sponsor was John Nicholas Hartman, grandfather. This record proves our line back to John Nicholas Hartman in Bucks Co., Pa. The 'Tohickon Church Records' lists four Matthais Hartman children: John Philip (b. 10/3/1771), Anna Maria (b. 11/13/1773), George (b. 1775), and Jacob (b. 1n11778).

George Hartman married Elizabeth Chicoba (also spelled Jacobi) March 20, 1803. Elizabeth was baptized April 5, 1786 (Tohickon Church Records). George and Elizabeth moved to Columbia Co., Pa., near Bloomsburg, and raised eight children: Katherine (b. 12/30/1803), Nancy, Elizabeth, John William (b. 3/5/1807), Joseph, Chicoba, Samuel, and Job. George and Elizabeth are both buried in Bloomsburg. Katherine was the oldest child. John William was fourth or fifth, the oldest son. John William married Susanna Fulmer, presumably from Columbia Co., Pa., on November 22, 1832. Five of their ten children were bom in Columbia Co. Lewis Hartman was the first one born in Toby twp., Clarion Co. John died young. Susanna lived as a widow for nearly 50
years. Both are buried in the Churchville Cemetery." - Heber Rankin with Cecil Smith

GENERATION I: John Nicholas Hartman (immigrant?)
At least 28 pioneers of the Hartman name came to the American colonies from Germany and landed at Philadelphia between 1740 and 1770. One was married into the Benjamin Franklin family! Tradition has it that many of these pioneers were closely related. Each Decoration Day a Hartman family reunion is held at Valley Forge, PA (HIR).

On October 26, 1768, the following Hartman men arrived at Philadelphia, Pa. and took the Oath of Allegiance: Johann Matthais Hartman, Johann Wilhelm Hartman, and Johan Nickel Hartman. John Nicholas was the father of John Matthais and probably the father of John William.

John Nicholas Hartman married Catherine Trauger. Her parents were Christian Trauger (5/20/1726 - 1/1/1811), a Rev. War veteran, and his wife, Anna Barbara Stein (3/5/1729 - 11/5/1821).

(Source - Frontier Families of Toby Township, Clarion County, Pennsylvania by Heber Rankin, Janice Yingling, editor, Pittsburgh, Pa. May, 1995.)
 
Hartman, John Nicholas (I4156)
 
74 (Source - Marriage record, Perry County Probate Court, New Lexington, Perry County, Ohio, USA, Marriage Book 1, page 94)  Family F1320
 
75 (Source - Perry County Chapter Ohio Genealogical Society, compiler, Perry County, Ohio, Jackson Township Cemeteries (Perry County, Ohio, USA: Perry County Chapter Ohio Genealogical Society 1995), page 34.) Emerick, Catherine (I4162)
 
76 11th Chief, Baron of Over Johnstone. He had among other issue a third son, Humphrey Galbraith. (Source - Burke's Landed Gentry of Scotland)

Also 5th Chief of Culcreuch. 
of Culcreuch, Andrew Galbraith (I4257)
 
77 1830 Federal Census, Hawkins County, Tennessee, August 22, 1832, Page 62, NARA Series: M19; Roll Number 78, Family History Film 0024536

John Galbraith
Free White Males ages 10 thru 14 1
15 thru 19 1
60 thru 69 1
Free White Females 15 thru 19 1
50 thru 59 1
Slaves - Male 10 thru 23 2
24 thru 35 2
36 thru 54 1
55 thru 99 1 (a)
Slaves - Female 10 thru 23 1 (b)
Under 10 1
Total 13


(a) Reasonable degree of probability this is Aaron.
(b) Reasonable degree of probability this is Araminta.



 
Galbraith, John (I9861)
 
78 1830 United States Federal Census

Andrew Galbraith is 54 years of age in 1830 and has 8 female slaves residing on his property. The census does not distinguish as to black or mulatto.

Andrew Galbraith

Home in 1830 Hawkins, Tennessee

Free White Persons - Males - 5 thru 9:
2

Free White Persons - Males - 10 thru 14:
3

Free White Persons - Males - 15 thru 19:
1

Free White Persons - Males - 20 thru 29:
1

Free White Persons - Males - 50 thru 59:
1

Free White Persons - Females - Under 5:
2

Free White Persons - Females - 15 thru 19:
1

Free White Persons - Females - 40 thru 49:
1

Slaves - Males - Under 10:
1

Slaves - Males - 36 thru 54:
1

Slaves - Females - Under 10:
5

Slaves - Females - 10 thru 23:
2

Slaves - Females - 24 thru 35:
1

Free White Persons - Under 20:
9

Free White Persons - 20 thru 49:
2

Total Free White Persons:
12

Total Slaves:
10

Total - All Persons (Free White, Slaves, Free Colored):
22





 
Galbraith, Andrew (I9864)
 
79 1840 census Perry twp, Armstrong Co., PA, William Stewart; 1 male <5, 1 male 5-10, 1 male 20-30, 1 female 20-30.
1850 census Perry twp., Clarion Co., PA William 38, Elizabeth 36, David 15, Alex 13, Robert 10, Amos, 7, William 4, Roselina 1, and Margaret McCall 26.
1860 census Perry twp., Clarion Co., PA William 47, Elizabeth 45, Robert 20, Amos 17, William 14, Rosalinda, 12.
1870 census Perry twp., Clarion Co., PA William 58, Elizabeth 56, William 24, Rosalinda 2.
1880 census Perry twp., Clarion Co., PA William 67, Elizabeth 15 (listed as daughter but probably granddaughter, daughter of Robert).

Commemorative Biographical Record: William Stewart Jr...was a farmer by occupation, and became quite well-to-do. Becoming blind, he spent the last twenty years of his life in retirement from active labor. In politics he was a lifelong Democrat and he was a consistent member of the Presbyterian Church. In October 1892 he was called to his final rest at the age of eighty years and two months [incorrect according to his tombstone] and his estimable wife died in March 1867 at the age of sixty-one, both being buried at the Concord Church in Clarion county. Their children were: David, a farmer of Perry township, Clarion county; Amos, an agriculturist of Perry township; William, who died on the old homestead, where his widow and family still reside; and Roslinda, wife of Israel Butler, a farmer of Madison township, Clarion county.

(Above information furnished by Linda Walls)
 
Stewart, William III (I0006)
 
80 1860 Federal Census, Hawkins County, Tennessee (Transcript)
Date July 19, 1860
District 12
Page S148
Line 26

Andrew Galbraith, age 84, male, white, farmer, born in Virginia. 5,000 - 7,190 (Need to identify)

Amanda McCarty, age 35, widow, born in Tennessee.
J.A. McCarty, age 7, white, attended school within the year.
M.E. McCarty, age 5, white, attended school within the year.
Laura McCarty, age 4, white, attended school within the year.
Maria Galbraith, age 52, white, born in Tennessee. 
Galbraith, Andrew (I9864)
 
81 1860 SLAVE CENSUS
HAWKINS COUNTY, TENNESSEE

This transcription was generously donated by Hallie Price Garner.
1860 Slave Census of Hawkins Co. Tennessee National Archives and Records Administration Record Group M653, Roll 1282 Abstract by Hallie Price Garner , Dallas, Texas

Many people believe that because Hawkins Co. was hilly, had mostly small landowners, and had a large number of Union sympathizers that it had few slaves. By comparison with many counties in the deep south where a plantation economy was more common, that is true. The 1860 Slave census schedule, taken just before the onset of the Civil War, however, shows that there were many slaves in Hawkins County. The slave schedules do not show the name of the slave-just the owner's name. It does, however, show the age, sex and color of the slave. There was a total of about 300 slave owners and over 1800 slaves. The largest slaveholder was a man whose name appears to be John Bincee. The Tenth District had the most slave owners at that time. The Third and Fourth districts had only six slaves holders in each. Only a few of the owners were large slaveholders. Some districts had very few slaves. This probably explains the low amount of Confederate volunteers in the county during the war.
You will note that often there is not a separate house for slaves (shown by hs column), so one would assume that they lived in the same house with the rest of the family and were most likely household workers rather than field hands. The housing conditions vary greatly from one house for just two people to no separate house for a large number of people. The number of houses provided by the slave owner will help you get a better idea of the living conditions. For the sake of accuracy, I have retained the spelling as it was written by the census taker. Districts in this schedule do not always correspond to those districts in the Free Schedules. The handwritten page numbers are in the order that they are labeled on the film, and are not always in consecutive numerical order. You can follow the printed page number more easily. Abbreviations used are M=Male, F=Female, B=Black, Mu=Mulatto. Therefore, a person listed as 23 MMu would be a 23 year old male mulatto slave, and a 9 FB would be a 9 year old female black slave.
Prnt Page No. Handw Page No. Civ Dist No. Name of Owner Description of Slaves Owned by: Age, Sex, Color Hs

Print Page/Handwritten Page Number8
Civil District Number 12

Name of Owner Andrew Galbraith
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Galbraith, Andrew (I9864)
 
82 1860 United States Federal Census
Home in 1860: Madison, Clarion, Pennsylvania
Gender: Male
Post Office: Lawsonham
Household Members: Name Age
George Hawk 43
Hannah Hawk 39
Eliza J Hawk 12
Chambers Hawk 10
Albert Hawk 9


 
Hawk, George (I4069)
 
83 1860 United States Federal Census
Name: Theophilus Smith
Age in 1860: 45
Birth Year: abt 1815
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Home in 1860: Porter, Clarion, Pennsylvania
Gender: Male
Post Office: Leatherwood
Household Members: Name Age
Theophilus Smith 45
Jane Smith 33
Archibald Smith 19
Mary E Smith 17
Emily A Smith 8
Anna E Smith 7
George Smith 5
Rosanna Smith 4
Florinda (Clarinda)Smith 2
Isabella Smith 33


 
Smith, Theophilus (I4010)
 
84 1880 United States Federal Census

Household Members: Name Age
William Divens 45
Nancy Divens 42
Catherine Divens 19
Burns Divens 17
William Divens 15
Jane Divens 13
Benjamin Divens 11
Minnie Divens 9
Emma Divens 9
Isaah Divens 7
Etta Divens 4
Maud Divens 2
Divens 3M (Christine)

Source Citation: Year: 1880; Census Place: Monroe, Clarion, Pennsylvania; Roll: T9_1117; Family History Film: 1255117; Page: 220.1000; Enumeration District: 73; Image: 0445.



 
Divins, William H. (I2046)
 
85 1880 United States Federal Census
Name: Washington Craig
Home in 1880: Limestone, Clarion, Pennsylvania
Age: 73
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1807
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Spouse's name: Nancy
Father's birthplace: Ireland
Mother's birthplace: Pennsylvania
Occupation: Dry Goods Merchant
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Gender: Male

Household Members: Name Age
Washington Craig 73
Nancy Craig 72
Jane Craig 30
Burt Miles 15


 
Craig, Washington (I4189)
 
86 1900 United States Federal Census
about Charles F Hartman
Name: Charles F Hartman
Home in 1900: Toby, Clarion, Pennsylvania
Age: 23
Birth Date: Dec 1876
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Race: White
Ethnicity: American
Gender: Male
Relationship to Head of House: Son
Father's Name: Louis
Father's Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Mother's Name: Elisabeth E
Mother's Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Marriage year: 1873
Marital Status: Single
Years Married: 27
Residence : Rimersburg Borough, Clarion, Pennsylvania

 
Hartman, Charles Fulmer (I4211)
 
87 1900 United States Federal Census
Name: Chambers H Hawk
Home in 1900: Madison, Clarion, Pennsylvania
Age: 49
Birth Date: Jun 1850
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Race: White
Ethnicity: American
Relationship to head-of-house: Head
Father's Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Mother's Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Spouse's Name: Maud A
Marriage Year: 1874
Marital Status: Married
Years Married: 26
Residence : Madison Township, Clarion, Pennsylvania
Household Members: Name Age
Chambers H Hawk 49
Maud A Hawk 52
Mary I Hawk 22
Varah S Hawk 15
Frank N Hawk 20



 
Hawk, Chambers H. (I0599)
 
88 1900 United States Federal Census 1900 United States Federal Census
Name: Nancy Divins
Home in 1900: Curllsville, Clarion, Pennsylvania
Age: 61
Estimated birth year: abt 1839
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Relationship to head-of-house: Head
Race: White
Household Members: Name Age
Nancy Divins 61 (Mother born in Germany)
Iriah Divins 26
Maud Divins 22
Christene P Divins 20
Millie V Divins 9 (granddaughter)

Source Citation: Year: 1900; Census Place: Curllsville, Clarion, Pennsylvania; Roll: T623 1394; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 8. 
Ditty, Nancy Caroline (I3665)
 
89 1910 United States Federal Census

Name: Ross T Stewart
Age in 1910: 57
Estimated birth year: abt 1853
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Relation to Head of House: Head
Father's Birth Place: Pennsylvania
Mother's Birth Place: Pennsylvania
Spouse's name: Annie
Home in 1910: Madison Township, Clarion County, Pennsylvania
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Gender: Male

Household Members: Name Age
Ross T Stewart 57
Annie Stewart 47
Sara Stewart 16
Carle Stewart 12
Wilson Stewart 6
Eugries W Stewart 10
David Stewart 43 (brother)


 
Stewart, Thomas Roswell (I0513)
 
90 1910 United States Federal Census
Father's Name: David H. Hartman, age 37
Father's Birth Place: Pennsylvania
Home in 1910: Licking, Clarion, Pennsylvania
Race: White
Gender: Male
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members: Name Age

Olive M Hartman 34
Lottie B Hartman 15
Russel R Hartman 14
Herman R Hartman 11
Mena P Hartman 9
Mable K Hartman 6
Grace L Hartman 4
Elsie E Hartman 2


 
Hartman, David Howard (I4207)
 
91 1920 Federal Census for Pennsylvania
Name: George B H Mc Donald
Home in 1920: Porter, Clarion, Pennsylvania
Age: 28 years
Estimated birth year: abt 1892
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Relation to Head of House: Head
Spouse's name: Florence M
Father's Birth Place: Pennsylvania
Mother's Birth Place: Pennsylvania
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Sex: Male
Home owned: Rent
Able to read: Yes
Able to Write: Yes
Household Members: Name Age
George B H Mc Donald 28
Florence M Mc Donald 25
Helen D Mc Donald 6
Georaldine L Mc Donald 5
Jack R Mc Donald 9/12
Walter Jamberlon 16 (Farmhand residing with the family)

Source Citation: Year: 1920;Census

 
McDonald, George Byron (I3652)
 
92 1920 United States Federal Census

Name: Allen Rickard
Home in 1920: Ridgway, Elk, Pennsylvania
Age: 3 years
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1917
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Relation to Head of House: Son
Father's Name: Walter
Father's Birth Place: Pennsylvania
Mother's Name: Jessie
Mother's Birth Place: Pennsylvania
Marital Status: Single
Race: White
Sex: Male
Image: 24

Household Members: Name Age
Walter Rickard 29
Jessie Rickard 28
Clifford Rickard 7
Allen Rickard 3
Carl Rickard 1


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Rickard, Walter Allen (I3932)
 
93 1920 United States Federal Census
Name: Gibbons Marsh
Home in 1920: Pittsburgh Ward 19, Allegheny, Pennsylvania
Age: 41 years
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1879
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Relation to Head of House: Head
Spouse's Name: Rose
Father's Birth Place: Pennsylvania
Mother's Birth Place: Pennsylvania
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Sex: Male
Home owned: Rent
Able to read: Yes
Able to Write: Yes
Image: 319
Household Members: Name Age
Gibbons Marsh 41
Rose Marsh 38
Rosalind Marsh 14
William Marsh 12
Helen Marsh 8
Warren Marsh 6
Mary Marsh 1




 
Marsh, Gibbons (I4222)
 
94 1920 United States Federal Census
Name: Isaiah Divins
Home in 1920: Madison, Clarion, Pennsylvania
Age: 45 years
Estimated birth year: abt 1875
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Relation to Head of House: Head
Spouse's name: Blanche
Father's Birth Place: Pennsylvania
Mother's Birth Place: Pennsylvania
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Sex: Male
Home owned: Own
Able to read: Yes
Able to Write: Yes
Image: 1121
Household Members: Name Age
Isaiah Divins 45
Blanche Divins 41
Arthur Divins 13

Source Citation: Year: 1920;Census Place: Madison, Clarion, Pennsylvania; Roll: T625_1551; Page: 22A; Enumeration District: 72; Image: 1121.



 
Divins, Isaih H. (I3673)
 
95 1920 United States Federal Census
Name: William B McElravy
Home in 1920: Porter, Jefferson, Pennsylvania
Age: 54 years
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1866
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Relation to Head of House: Head
Spouse's Name: Elvie L
Father's Birth Place: Pennsylvania
Mother's Birth Place: Pennsylvania
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Sex: Male
Home owned: Rent
Able to read: Yes
Able to Write: Yes
Image: 616

Household Members: Name Age
William B McElravy 54
Elvie L McElravy 49
Cyril C McElravy 28
Grace C McElravy 26
Glin G McElravy 16
Margorie H McElravy 14
Agnes W McElravy 10
William R McElravy 9
Paul W McElravy 4


 
McElravy, William Bertram (I4057)
 
96 1929 Graduate of Clarion State Teachers College, Clarion, Clarion County, Pennsylvania.

Retired in 1973 after teaching for 34 years in Piney Township, Sligo Borough, Clarion County, Pennsylvania.

Member of Sligo Presbyterian Church, Sligo, Clarion County, Pennsylvania. 
McKinney, Ruby Doris (I2265)
 
97 1930 United States Federal Census
Name: William B McElravy
Home in 1930: Sligo, Clarion, Pennsylvania
Age: 61
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1869
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Relation to Head of House: Head
Spouse's Name: Elva D
Race: White

Household Members: Name Age
William B McElravy 61
Elva D McElravy 60
Marjorie McElravy 24
William R McElravy 19
Paul W McElravy 14


 
McElravy, William Bertram (I4057)
 
98 A sworn statement, dated April 22, 1893, by Rachel McKinney states, among other things, that Samuel McKinney (her husband) was born in Centre County, Pennsylvania on October 31, 1786. This is in conflict with other information as to the location of birth of Samuel McKinney and the date of arrival of his family in then Northumberland County, later Centre County, Pennsylvania.

In a letter, dated November 26, 1996, Madge S. Andre of Tucson, Arizona, great-grandaughter of Samuel, states, among other things, that Samuel was born in Chester County, October 31, 1876, that John McKinney and Mary Lewellyn had four children, Anthony, Samuel, Mary and Susan and that history is very sketchy on John.

The is a high degree of probabilty that Anthony is the John McKinney, born 1788, married to Mary Magadalene Emerick and who named his youngest son, Anthony. I have elected to treat it as such and have listed it here for future reference. (Note to File - JP Rhein) 
McKinney, Rachel (I2927)
 
99 About 1803 John and Mary brought their family to Toby Township, Armstrong County, Pennsylvania. They settled on a farm near what was later "Black Fox Furnace". This farm was one of the show places of Toby Township so it must have been a grand farm and John must have been an excellent farmer. John is buried in the lower cemetery near the Concord Presbyterian Church, Perry Township, Clarion County, Pennsylvania. Mary is shown on the 1830 census, but not the 1840 census. There are unmarked graves on John's cemetery lot and a stone marked only "MK". One of these graves may be Mary McKibben. (Source - Frontier Families of Toby Township, Clarion County, Pennsylvania by Heber Rankin, Janice Yingling, Editor, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, May, 1995, page 33) McKibben, John (I3106)
 
100 About Delp, John Guyer
Posted by Paul Kifer - November 12, 2005
Obituaries From Clarion Newspapers, 1895 Through 1900, pg 12. Compiled by Sally Jordan Reed
Clarion Democrat, 3/28/1895:
"Guyer Delp, an aged and highly respected citizen and father of henry, Anthony, David and James P. Delp, died very suddenly at his residence in Porter township, on Tuesday last, from the effects of a paralytic stroke, in the 71st year of his age."
Clarion Jacksonian, 3/18/1895:
"Guyer Delp, an esteemed citizen of Porter township, died suddenly Tuesday night. He opened his bedroom door and called for help and then sank back dead. His funeral was held today at Squirrel Hill"

1850 CENSUS Piney,Clarion,Pennsylvania
Delph,John D.,26,M,PA
Farmer,PA
Delph,Elisabeth,26,F,PA
Delph,William H.,1,M,PA
Steward,Charles N.,15,M,Laborer,PA
Miller,Catharine,14,F,PA
1880 CENSUS Porter Twp, Clarion Co, Pennsylvania
John G. DELP Self M Male W 55 PA Farmer --- ---
Elizabeth F. DELP Wife M Female W 55 PA Keeping House --- ---
William H. DELP Son S Male W 30 PA PA PA
James P. DELP Son S Male W 15 PA Works On Farm PA PA
Jane E. DELP Other S Female W 14 PA Servant ---

(II)John Guyer,son of Lewis Guy Delp,was born October 11,1824,in Porter township,Clarion county,Pennsylvania. He was a farmer and stock raiser,owning a tract of one hundred and sixty acres of land. Politically he was a Democrat. For a number of years he served a school director. Both he and his wife attended the Reformed church. He married, December 24,1846, Elizabeth McKinney, born April 12,1823. Their children were: 1.William Henry, born October 2,1847 2.David,of whom further 3.Susanna, October 10,1852: married William Kuhns 4.Anthony, of whom further 5.James Porter, October 19,1864.

All the notes on her are the 1850 and 1880 census'.

(Source - Furnished by Butch George)
 
Delph, John Guierre (I0082)
 

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