Genealogy of the Woodcock Valley

Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania

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These are the people who have joined the site.  I encourage you to tell a little about yourself, and the family names you are researching.  Please invite others and help the site to grow. 

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R Shipp
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Jim Gresham
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Male
About Me

My wife is the great granddaughter of Davis G. Enyeart and have become interested in this area through research of her family tree.



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.



Ruby Keller
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About Me

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.



Colleen Corcelius Norwood
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84 years old

Joanne
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Female
About Me

I have been passonate about American history since a young age. When my daughter finished high school, I went back and received my BA in History/Physical Antropology, specializing in history of the American West. While in college I did many house histories for extra income and realized that I loved geneaology too.

My husband knew nothing about his family on his mother's side. When I started to search back in his family, I found an ancestor connected to the Fisher's in Pennsylvnia. I am glad I have found this site and hope to add to the history Debbie has done here. I am also willing to help anyone who have had family move to the Rocky Mountian region as well.



Sharron Swope Mirikitani
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Female
69 years old
About Me

My local ancestry is Swope, White, Edwards, Cook, Brown Carothers, Gordon.  Many resided in Woodcock Valley. My stepfather owned a large farm in Woodcock Valley near Shy Beaver and I spent many happy times on the farm until they sold it in the 1980's. I am particularly interested in the John Gordon family that lived in McConnellstown. I retired from a very long accounting career and now do genealogical research full time, at a professional level.



EFS
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Female
About Me

I am connected to Huntingdon County thru my paternal great-grandmother Ella Hory Glasgow of the Three Springs area.  She married William N. Fasnacht from Lebanon County.  i would like to find additional information about Ella's parents and heritage.  Please check the Glasgow photo album.



Jil
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Female
About Me

I am a part of the following Huntingdon County families: Greenland, Minnick, Curfman, and Roher.



Shannon Showalter
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My Great Grand Father, Earlston Thornton Showalter of Everett, Bedford Co., PA



Yvonne Prough
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Female
About Me

I have been tracing the Prough family now for about 30 years.  And I still have more to find. Hope to make some connections here. Very interested in the Big Trough Creek area.  Am facinated by the Huntingdon area and the people there. 



Wendy Shea
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Sally Carter
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Female
About Me

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 K
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Female
56 years old
About Me

Researching Brumbach Family, specifically Jacob and Johannes.



Celtie
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Female
About Me

I was born and live on the west coast of Scotland, started my family research around 2009 and with a bit of help was very successful.  I discovered via Debbie's hard work with this site that some of my Kiltie ancestors from Scotland had settled in Huntingdon and Margaret Kiltie had married John E Hoover of  McConnelstown.  Margaret B Hoover passed away in 1960 and had been a member of the Order of the Eastern Star in Braddock.

I would really like to know more about their lives, for instance the fact that they operated a fish market in Huntingdon, there has to be many stories regarding this, and above all a photo of the family, but  I think this may be too much to expect or hope for.

My thanks to Debbie, without her posts I would never have known where in the U.S.A. my ancestors had settled.

Best Regards

Celtie



RON CHALENDER
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Diane
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Linda J. Edgin
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Female
68 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.



Rich J.
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About Me

Just a descendant of James Johnston 1788-1860 and Hannah Kennedy 1792-1881 & Samuel Miller 1791-1885 and Charlotte Graffius 1794-1877



Deb (Ford)Yingling
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Female
60 years old
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