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Posted Queries for March 1997



SURNAMES
Surnames: MCKENZIE, SCHAFFER, WUSENMILLER
Researcher: Darlene Orts

Email: Verifyvary@AOL.com
Date posted: Saturday, March 8, 1997

Looking for ancestors of grandparents, Philip and Estella SCHAFFER. They were marreid August 18, 1913 in Cumberland Md. They had four known children; William Leo born 1916, William born 1913, Elizabeth born unknown and Mary born unknown. All children were born in Cumberland.

Philip was born in the District of Columbia, not sure of the birth year. Estella was a MCKENZIE when they were married, although on the 1920 census her mother, Anna WUSENMILLER was listed as living in the home. Anna was born in Germany according to the census. I am having very little luck in obtaining documents such as birth and death certificates. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Surnames: ARNOLD, SHARPLESS, SHARPS
Researcher: Judy Jennings

Email: J.J.JENNINGS@worldnet.att.net
Date posted: Saturday, March 8, 1997

William ARNOLD born 1799 in Md. Lived several years around Frostburg in Allegany-Garrett Counties. Died around 1865. Married Elizabeth SHARPS(SHARPLESS) in Allegany Co Md in 1820. Would like to know the parents. Could he be the son of a William ARNOLD found in Frederick Co Md ca 1800-1830. Have info on his decendents..will share.

Surnames: BAUGHMAN, BEALE
Researcher: Genny Baughman Payne

Email: MrsGNice@aol.com
Date posted: Tuesday, March 11, 1997

Searching for Dennis BAUGHMAN from Allegany Co, MD, b. 6/6/1838. Moved to Ohiopyle Penn. Married to Lidabell BEALE, had 7 children. Trying to find his parents. Dennis is my gg grandfather

Surnames: BETZ
Researcher: Dennis Betts

Email: BETTSDD@AOL.COM
Date posted: Wednesday, March 12, 1997

Researching for BETZ line. Susanna BETZ born 1796 in Allegany Co. MD. Father was Christian BETZ who married a Christiana. Had Susanna in 1796, but in 1795 had Mary BETZ over state line in Frankling Co, PA. Family then moved to Somerset Co., PA,by 1805

Surnames: LAWSON, LOAR, PARKER
Researcher: Wayne Parker

Email: wgparker@prodigy.net
Date posted: Friday, March 14, 1997

Looking for PARKER, LOAR. James PARKER born Frostburg, Md. and died after 1860 unknown where. Married Sarah LOAR who died in Lawrence County KY May 21, 1876. James and Sarah had 11 children; John D. b. abt 1820 in Clay Co. KY Married Eliza Clevenger in Clay Co. KY. and d. Dec. 5, 1893 in Madison Co. AR. Other children are Rachel (Married Wm. Caudle), Martha (married John Short), Nancy (Married Moses Loar), Elizabeth (married ? LAWSON), Lucinda, William, Anna, Jayne Ann (Married Thomas Adkin) Samuel (Married Marry Berry) and Andrew J.

Surnames: BELT, GANTT, HAMILTON, HEIGHE, JAMISON
Researcher: Joellen Harrison

Email: joharr@intergate.sdcoe.k12.ca.us
Date posted: Sunday, March 16, 1997

Jeremiah BELT b 1750 Baltimore Co, MD d 1819 Frederick Co, MD m Priscilla GANTT b 1754 Prince George's Co, MD d 1795 Frederick Co, MD. Priscilla BELT b 1789 Frederick Co, MD fd 1836 Allegany Co. MD m Samuel P. JAMISON b 1780 d 1831 Allegany Co. MD. Tobais BELT father of Jerimiah BELT m Mary Gordon HAMILTON; George GANTT father of Priscilla GANTT m Ann HEIGHE daughter of James HEIGHE. Information please.

Surnames: BAUGHMAN, BEALE, RARICK, VANAMAN
Researcher: Genny Baughman Payne

Email: MrsGNice@aol.com
Date posted: Monday, March 17, 1997

Searching for: BAUGHMAN, VANAMAN, RARICK, BEALE. Trying to connect to my gg grandfather Dennis BAUGHMAN b. June 6, 1838 in Allegany Co., MD. He married Lidabell BEALE and lived in Allegany Co., and had two children there before moving to Ohiopyle,Fayette, Co. Pennsylvania. Please E-Mail me if you have information on any of the above names. Thanks.

Surnames: TROUTMAN, WINTERS
Researcher: Jack Frickey

Email: jwf@accutek.com
Date posted: Tuesday, March 18, 1997

Looking for information on Rachel WINTERS, d. April 24,1884 in Benedict, NE; married Michael TROUTMAN on March 31, 1846 in Cumberland, MD. Have information on the TROUTMAN family (of Somerset Co. PA) but nothing on Rachel WINTERS.

Surnames: ARNOLD, BROWN, TRIMBLE
Researcher: Brian E. Trimble

Email: bricktrimble@yahoo.com
Date posted: Wednesday, March 19, 1997

I have a lot of information on the TRIMBLE family who settled near Mt. Savage, MD. I am looking for some information on the ancestors of Joseph Arnold TRIMBLE b. 1816. Specifically, his father, John TRIMBLE, Jr. b. ~1764, married Elizabeth BROWN. I need more information on this couple. Also John TRIMBLE, Jr.'s father, John TRIMBLE, Sr. b. 1740, m. Margaret ARNOLD. I would like more information on Margaret and the link to others in the Arnold family. I am also trying to make the link that John Trimble, Sr. and John Trimble, Jr. are related.

Surnames: DAVIS, HUFF
Researcher: Charles Hill

Email: chhbmd@msn.com
Date posted: Sunday, March 23, 1997

Seeking information on Leonard Wesley HUFF, dob 1 Feb. 1833;m 24 Feb 1858 to Elizabeth DAVIS. Lived in the Spring Gap area until 1915, lost contact and information. Any information on Elizabeth DAVIS; father John DAVIS, mother Mary (Last name unknown)would also be appreciated.

Surnames: ADKINS, ADKINSON, EMMART, MORRIS, RIVES
Researcher: Pat Vedner

Email: vedner@alltel.net
Date posted: Tuesday, March 25, 1997

Looking for descendants of Virginia S. ADKINS MORRIS (Mrs. George), born 1 September 1851 in Virginia, daughter of Henry and Ellen/ Eleanor ADKINS/ADKINSON. Henry was a shoemaker. 1880 census he was in Hampshire Co., W.Va. with his younger two sons, Samuel C. and Charles. Virginia died January 1937 in Frostburg, Allegany, MD and is buried there. Her sister and brothers were: James William, Barbara A. EMMART RIVES, Cynthia J., Elizabeth C., John, Mary E., Samuel C. and Charles. I'm descended from James and know descendants of John.

Surnames: BEEGHLY, COLEMAN, HORNER
Researcher: Lisa Pauling Brown

Email: Skittle@utech.net
Date posted: Thursday, March 27, 1997

My ancestors who lived in the town of Accident, Allegany County which changed to Garrett County are BEEGHLY, COLEMAN, and HORNER. I am very curious where the name Accident came from. If anyone could tell me the history of Accident, I would greatly appreciate it!

Surnames: SIGLER, SPEELMAN, SPIELMAN
Researcher: Scott Lockhart

Email: slockhar@monroe.lib.mi.us
Date posted: Thursday, March 27, 1997

BR> searching for information on the family (parents, siblings, children) of John SIGLER b.c. 27 February 1796, Washington Co. MD. John married Catherine SPIELMAN/SPEELMAN c. 21 December, 1819. John and Catherine had at least one child, including William SIGLER, b. 20 October, 1820. The SIGLER family moved west to to Ohio in mid 1820's. John SIGLER may have been part of a large family, with upto 11 children. SIGLERS are referenced in Scharfs, Vol II as being one of the first settlers in Westernport, Distict No. 8. A separate reference is made to a John Sigler who lived on or near Hampshire Mountain

Surnames: BARNES, COOPER, GANNON, LININGER, SHAW
Researcher: Carol Askey

Email: caskey23@comcast.net
Date posted: Friday, March 28, 1997

New surnames to research in Allegany County include: GANNON, COOPER, BARNES, and LININGER. If anyone is researching these families, please let me know. Is anyone researching the SHAWs of Barton?




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