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Posted Queries for January 2000

Researcher: Becci Haines

Date posted: Saturday, January 1, 2000

Seeking info on my GGrandfather, Frank D. HARTSOCK, b. 1866, m. Mizuria Isabell KIFER, had 2 sons, Ed & Charles--2 daughters, Henrietta (Retty), and Maggie. Who were Franks Parents & where did they come from?

What happened to Ed's children?? They were raised by a TRIPLETT Family in Cumberland who were affiliated with the Church of the Nazerine in Cumberland. Also, What happened to Retties Children, 2 that I heard of , Robert & Hobert BUCY?? I have baby pictures of them. Anyone with any info please contact me.

Frank was born 4/1866, don't know if in Md. or Pa., but lived in Oldtown,Md., married Mizuria Isabell KIFER had 2 sons; Charles(my grandpap), b. 10/23/1898, & John Edward "Ed", born 2/1896 and 2 daughters, Maggie, born 3/1891 & Henrietta(Rettie), born 12/1894. Not sure of Frank's deathdate. He & his brother Eli, (born 1864) are buried in the Hartsock Cemetery on Ruby Rd. Oldtown, but their parents aren't in any local cemetery that I know of. Thanks!

Also searching for any Steckmans who know Jarius Steckmans parents.

Researcher: David Holland

Date posted: Thursday, January 13, 2000

I am searching for proof of the marriage of Earl WAYNE (WAINE) HOLLAND and Nellie Estella EVANS. The certificate I have is made out with the date 24 August 19??. The last two numbers were erased and changed to 18. There are two signatures on this certificate one as a witness: Edward R. WILLISON, the other being a Judge, JP or other person able to marry people, his name is H.F. BOURSOX. They were married in Cumberland, MD, which is also listed on this certificate. Any and all info will be appreciated.

Surnames: MILLER, MYER
Researcher: Connie Berghorn

Date posted: Thursday, January 13, 2000

I am looking for parents/siblings of Philadelphia Myer (1844-1921) who married John "Jacob" Miller of Lonaconing. Any info would be helpful!

Researcher: Twila House

Date posted: Friday, January 14, 2000

My paternal grandmother was adopted in Allegany Co. by the METZNER family. My grandmothers name was Agnes May ELLIOTT born on September 28, 1909. Her fathers name on the birth certificate is Frank ELLIOTT and her mothers name is Magaret CADWALTER. We have no information on this family. We are researching our families genealogy and have no living members on my fathers side to provide us with information.

Researcher: Connie Berghorn

Date posted: Saturday, January 15, 2000

I am looking for any and all information on William (1846-1929) and Jane (GRAHAM) WADDELL (1849-1920) They may have immigrated directly from Scotland but ended up in or near Lonaconing. They had at least 8 children including Douglas, Robert, Richard, Jessie (MILLER), Jean (ANDREWS), Grace (STOUPS), Mary (JONES), and Margaret (HAWKINS).

Researcher: David C. Kester

Date posted: Saturday, January 15, 2000

Searching for descendants of Johann EARHARDT and Maria WURZBACHER from Cumberland, Allegany Co., MD. Johann (John) was a leading Tailor in Cumberland during the latter part of the 1800's. Would like to share and trade info on this family.

Surnames: ALGER
Researcher: Martha Burkholder

Date posted: Saturday, January 15, 2000

Abraham J. Alger married Barbara Ann Alger on 28 Dec 1859 in Allegany, Maryland. How can I go about getting more information about what is contained on the marriage certificate (ie.) the names of parents.

Surnames: WILBURN
Researcher: Erica Evans

Date posted: Monday, January 17, 2000

Seeking info on a Rezin WILBURN and family - probable son Henson William (aka William Henson). Rezin b. abt. 1774, d. 12/20/1860 in Washington, DC. He was a native of Maryland, but moved to DC abt 1820. Henson b. abt. 1816 in MD, married Clarissa Ann FRIEND in Allegany Co, 2/26/1841. 2nd married Lucinda E. MCKENZIE of Alexandria, VA thereafter. Henson moved also to Washington DC between 1841 and 1843. Several WILBURNS listed in the 1850 Allegany Co, Census Index. Any help in putting these pieces together is greatly appreciated!

Surnames: COBEY
Researcher: Christopher Cobey

Date posted: Monday, January 17, 2000

Would like to get copies of local obituaries for Frostburg residents (c.1906- 1961) Dr. James Carpinter COBEY (died in Los Angeles January 1940) and Elizabeth Earle COBEY (died Frostburg c. 1960). Can provide additional details if necessaty. Lived on Union Street. Thanks for any assistance.

Researcher: Jim Hunter

Date posted: Wednesday, January 19, 2000

Looking for someone to copy a few pages from a High School Year Book, located in the library of Allegany High School, Cumberland. Appreciate hearing from anyone wishing to help.

Surnames: GATES, SCOTT
Researcher: Martha Gates

Date posted: Saturday, January 22, 2000

John Alexander SCOTT, b1845 Cumberland, MD; marr. Ella Clarissa BEVANS. Their dau. Margaret Alexander SCOTT b 1890 Berkeley Springs, marr. Cecil R. GATES Searching for parents of John Alexander SCOTT; maybe William and Sarah, possibly from PA??

Surnames: KELLEY
Researcher: Margaret Gagliardi

Date posted: Tuesday, January 25, 2000

Thomas KELLEY moved with his wife Martha to Allegany Co MD before 1809 from Cumberland Valley Twp, Bedford Co, PA. What is Martha's maiden name and who are their children?

Researcher: Shirley Tasker


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Date posted: Friday, January 28, 2000

Vivian TASKER, Brady Clarence TASKER, Alice BRADY, Oscar BRADY, Grover TASKER and Bertha TASKER 1900's mostly from Garrett Co, MD

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