Genealogy of the Woodcock Valley

Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania

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Nina
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69 years old
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Heather Grazier Lohr
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Heather Fisher
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Female
38 years old
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I'm Heather Fisher. I'm the daughter of Dr. Larry and Ms. Carol Fisher. I am Married to Furl Sneath who died in October 2010. We have 3 children; Dante Fisher, Sabin Fisher, and Sophie Fisher-Sneath.



Sally Carter
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Female
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Hello!

 

I am researching Showalter, Bruss, McConnaughy, Hardy in the Huntingdon County area. I look forward to learning more about everyone's research.

 

Best Regards,

 

Sally Carter

Norman, Oklahoma



Kim
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Female
About Me

I married into the Garner family from Marklesburg.  My name is Kim Rupert-Garner and I grew up in Petersburg, PA.  I have been researching my husband, John's, family as well as my own.  My husband comes from the John Michael Garner family.  My roots are from the Garlock family.  Thanks for the website and all member's contribution.



Kim K
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Female
53 years old
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Researching Brumbach Family, specifically Jacob and Johannes.



Deborah
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Female
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 Baby boomer looking for  information about the  Keith family geneology. Pentacostal , married 36 years- 4 kids,  registered nurse, live on a farm with horses and dogs- fiber  fanatic, spins, weaves and  tries to knit.  Loves to garden  and, just to be  home .



Frank Showalter
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Male
69 years old
About Me

I have been doing my family history for over 40 years.  I have a database of over 40,000 records.

Wookcock Valley is important to me because many of my ancestors were there, or from there. 

I share my records with those who are willing to share with me.  My work is a labor of love and not for money.

My childhood home was Ashtabula County, Ohio.  My Father Carl Showalter, and Grandfather, Frederick N. Showalter were from Rays Cove, Bedford County.  My Great Grandfather, John M. Showalter, and 2nd Great Grandfather, Abraham Showalter were from Penn Twp. Huntingdon Country.  My 3rd Great Grandfather, Abraham Showalter was born in Chester County and died in Cass Twp. Huntingdon County. 

The most important find for me would be to find positive proof of the surname of Abrahams wife, Nancy, who is buried in Valley View (Brumbaugh) Cemetery.  Some say she was a Snare, but no proof has been found.

My records are not limited to Pennsylvania. 

 



Diane
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Linda J. Edgin
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Female
64 years old
About Me

I am the daughter of DeHaven Wilson Norris and Annabelle (Ronk) Norris.

I was born in Huntingdon County, April 19,1950.  I graduated from Huntingdon High School class of 1968.  I am a School Bus owner/operator for the Mount Union Area School District. I have been a school bus driver for 34 years. I am married to Lester D. Edgin and we have 3 grown Children. Chalmer Robert Edgin, Renee Lynn (Edgin)Watkins and DeWayne Daniel Edgin.



Patti Hobbs
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Female
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Researching the Lee family. Robert Lee and wife Elizabeth purchased land in the Woodcock Valley in 1795 and at least some of it was passed down through his son James and his son John.  The property was lost when it had to be sold to pay debts at the death of John Lee in 1875. 



Ruby Keller
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Female
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My name is Ruby Shirk Keller.  I grew up on the ridge between Hesston and Raystown.  My mother's maiden name was Shingler.  Her parents were Mary Ellen (Nellie) Magill Shingler and Robert Shingler.  She has lived on the farm since 1919.  She will be 94 in September.  I have 2 brothers...Robert and Raymond, and a sister Helen.  Most of my ancestors on my mothers side are buried in the Anderson, White Church and Old Stone Church cemeteries.



Bob Wrigley
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Male
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Male

Lancaster County, Pa

Interested in Families of Joseph & Mary Norris, John D Norris, Andrew & Eliza Steel Allison, Samuel Steel & Almira Miller Allison, Alexander Steel.   Have Civil War documentation on Samuel Allison.



Etta Thacker
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Female
66 years old

McCall Ron
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Male
About Me

I grew up in the ridges of Penn Twp. near the White Church.  I have been working on Norris, McCall,Grove and related families.  I have lived away from the area 50 years, but am in Huntingdon County a number of times each year visiting relatives, of whom there are many, and coming to reunions(5 or 6).



Dale Norris
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Male
66 years old
About Me

I am researching my ancestors, Joseph Norris & Mary Moody pinoeer settlers in Hopewell Twp., now Penn Twp. I am a board member and volunteer at Huntingdon County Historical Society. I have recently computerized all the records of the Old Stone Lutheran Church, Marklesburg ,Pa. If anyone needs info about the Old Stone Church burials I will be glad to assist you dnorris66@hotmail.com



Debbie Shontz
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Female
71 years old
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Jim
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Male
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I've been doing genealogy for about ten years,  My dad had done genealogy for about 30-40 years before he passed away in 2009.  My maternal grandparents were from Ireland.  My dad's side goes back to Colonial America.



Charlotte
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Lee Campbell
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Male
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I am interested in the Isett family.  Mary Ellen Isett married Samuel Rankin Campbell 25 December 1860.  I also had Campbell antecedents in the Alexandria area.


Mary Ellen Isett was born to Miss Mary Ann Campbell in 1836  -- the same year that Thomas Madison Isett left Huntingdon County to go west.  Tom had an interesting career, including marriage to a young Iowa girl who soon divorced him.


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