Genealogy of the Woodcock Valley

Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania

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Jim Strong
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Male
75 years old
About Me

Retired Air Force/Civilian HR Manager.  Great grandad (Pvt James Strong) was a member of Co C, 53rd Inf. Regmt PA Volunteers (1861 - 1864) from McConnellstown.  Married, 3 sons, eldest son Jim passed away last Nov 08 of a heart attack at age 47 while serving in the Air Force as a lst Sgt E-8 at Yokota AB, Japan.  Have 8 grand kids.  Enjoy digital photography, computers, and fishing.  


Iam still trying to find info regarding my great granddad's father Andrew Strong who was married to Sarah Robb.  Whose family is from the McConnellstown area.  Any one having info please let me know and thanks in advance!!



Stephen P Lynn
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Male
56 years old
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Gloria Gabert Ranker
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Female
69 years old

Sandy
Member
Female
67 years old
About Me

I have been researching my ancestory for about 50 years.  Have recently learned that my great great grandfather was born in Huntingdon County likely in the area you are writing about.  I belong to ancestry.com and have done a great deal of reserach in the Centre County Pennsylvania Room.  Being a grandma of six grandchildren keeps me busy and I am retired.  Family members are helping and no one has been able to get past this great great grandfather so I am hoping reaching out to you may help me and others.



Laura E. (Thompson) Gardner
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Female
About Me

Born on Piney Ridge, daughter of William Crownover Thompson and Eva Margretta (Stone) Thompson. Nine brothers and sisters, Aunts Edith Lloyd, Catherine Enyeart, Violet Dean, Ralph Rinker lived in Aitch, along with my grandmother, Anna Eleanor (Anderson) Rinker. Currently live in Shippensburg, PA.



Christl Thom - Yingling
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Female
48 years old

Yvonne Prough
Member
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. 



Rhonda
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Female
45 years old
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Donna Cunningham
Member
Female
About Me

I am researching the Blatt / Ealy / Cunningham /  Swoope families who lived in the Huntingdon area for generations.  My parents moved out West from Pennsylvania in 1940, consequently I do not know much about my Pennsylvania connections.


I discovered a civil war letter in my mother's effects after she passed away in 2009 and have been on the search to reveal the connection of the author (Cyrus G. Swoope) to my family.  We also have an old land deed, printed on sheepskin, dated 1789 and signed by Benjamin Franklin.  I am trying to find out more about this too. These finds have instilled in me a real desire to find out more about my family's ancestors.  


I am especially interested in finding the identity of the parents of my great, great grandfather, Gustaves Cunningham.  My grandfather,  James Cunningham, was married to Anna Mary Blatt.  They divorced in the 1930s so we have very little knowledge of the Cunningham side of our family.  I have found some info. but wish to know more.  James was also one of about 10-12 children and was a brother of Minnie Mertie Fisher and Harriet Fouse.  I would love to know more about his relatives, esp. sharing of any pictures.  I will be glad to share what I do have.    



Beverly Harker
Member
Female
About Me

I have been reseaching the Harker/Beaver ancesters of my husband for many years. Catherine Beaver, daughter of Anthony Beaver and Susanna Clapper, who married Jacob Harker, Nov.8, 1810 ,in Marklesburg, Huntingdon Co. PA. One of their sons, David Beaver Harker married Jane Norris in Huntingdon Co.. I am trying to find her father. She was born Dec.1, 1816 and died May 30, 1870 and is buried in Farnham Cemetery in St Joseph Twp. in Williams Co. Ohio.



Deb (Fisher) Riley
Site Owner
Female
About Me

I am the creator of Genealogy of the Woodcock Valley.  My goal is to share all of the information I have collected over the years and will continue to collect.  My collecting has slowed down tremendously, since I now have a son, who keeps me quite busy.  I am also a full time first grade teacher.  My main lines of research include:  Riley, Garner, Isett, Norris, Fisher, Anderson, Kinch, Creighton, and Watson.  However, I am game for almost any name from Huntingdon County!



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.



John D. Grove III
Member
Male
66 years old
About Me

I have been interested in genealogy for years.  I am a member of Ancestry .com. I have traced both the Groves on my father's  side and my mother's (Mohler) back to Switzerland in the 1600's .  On the Grove side Jacob Grove the first settler had an orphanage.  On the Grove side, I have ancestors in the civil war (Levi C. Reed) and the Revolutionary War .


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I want to join to contribute to the history of my family and find out more.


Lonnie S. Smith Jr.
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About Me

Hi! I am a Genealogist, Photographer, and Historian in Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania. I enjoy researching and sharing what I find.

 I am a Volunteer/Member of the Huntingdon County Historical Society.

 I'm the Student-Liaison for the Hartslog History and Heritage Museum in Alexandria and the Huntingdon County Heritage Committee.

Here is my website: Huntingdon County, PA History and Heritage - www.huntingdonhistoryandheritage.webs.com

 My family names I am researching are:

 - Busko - Shaffer - Schell - St.Germain - Fink - Hoover - Black - Stawski- Early- Wakefield - Querry or Quarry - Smith - Bomgardner - Carrole - Lewicki - Crownover - Long - Dupuis.

And many more.



R Shipp
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Raytown Ranger
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Male
46 years old

Leslie Kyle
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Carol Brindle Wigen
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Female
57 years old
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Brenda
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Female
52 years old

NealH
Member
Male
57 years old
About Me

Genealogy interest:  Hunter, Geist, Brisbin, Kinch.



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