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Posted Queries for August 2004

Researcher: Barbara Hott

Date posted: Sunday, August 1, 2004

I am searching for Elva (WELLER) JOHNSON. She was married to Rev. Chester H. R. JOHNSON who died at age 21 of Typhoid fever, (I have obit for him). He was a Pentecostal minister on Lee St. in Cumberland, MD. They had a dau. I would like to know what happened to Elva and their dau. after Chester's death. Appreciate any help that anyone might give me. Thanks,

Researcher: Craig Whitfield

Date posted: Friday, August 6, 2004

I'm researching my GGG Grandfather John WHITEFIELD. John was born in Scotland around 1814. John was naturalized in Cumberland, Maryland in 1844. John married Catharine WADE on February 14, 1842 in Allegany County, Maryland. Catharine was born in Ohio around 1822. John and Catharine had the following 6 children: William (Born 1841), Margaret (Born 1847), Cambridge (Born 1849), Clementine (Born 1855), James C. (Born 1857), and George H. (Born 1860). John and Catharine lived in the Westernport area of Western Maryland. John worked in the coal mines and in the 1870 Census his occupation was listed as a "Mine Boss". I'm trying to find out the names of John's parents so I can trace him back to Scotland. I thought I might be able to obtain this information from either his marriage license or his naturalization records. I'm not sure if this information can be obtained from the Courthouse in Cumberland? I'm hoping that someone living back in Cumberland might be able to help me out with this. I would greatly appreciate any help with this.

Researcher: Daniel Pianto

Date posted: Monday, August 9, 2004

Frank/Francis ROBERTSON born in Maryland 1831 to Irvine/Irving ROBERTSON & Eleanor BAXTER. Frank ROBERTSON came to Australia on the ship Whirlwind working as a seaman. aged 22 in 1855. He jumped ship and headed to the goldrush at Rheola / Moliagul in central Victoria - Australia. He died aged 61 in Inglewood hospital near Rheola in 1892. He was a miner and married Mary SULLIVAN in 1867 and had 9 children. William, Alfred Horace, James, Edward, Mary, Eliza, Eleanor, Daniel, Frank. If any one can help please write or email me please. best wishes & kindest regards

Researcher: Shirley Berg

Date posted: Tuesday, August 17, 2004

Looking for information on Marie CORRIGAN from Midland who married William "Bill" GENTRY back early in 1900's time frame.

Surnames: FOCHTMAN
Researcher: Dave Fochtman

Date posted: Friday, August 27, 2004

Can anyone help me with FOCHTMAN? I am looking for any information on a Anthony (Anton) FOCHTMAN b. 1816 or a Henry Bernard FOCHTMAN b. 1819 in Cumberland, MD

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