Genealogy of the Woodcock Valley

Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania

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Jim Strong
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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!!



fisher40048@comcast.net
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Male
73 years old
About Me

I have spent the last ten years researching my ancestor John David Fisher. He married Margaret Weaver and moved from Huntindon, Pa in 1854 to Illinois. He purchased 40 acres of land in 1850 for $1.25 an acre. The land grant is signed by Willard Fillmore President of the United States. My quest to prove whom where his parents. There are so mamy Henry Fishers and  just need to sort out the correct one.

I carry on the Fisher trait of height, being the shortest of four brothers at six foot three inches. My dad was six foot five inches tall. Thanks to Deb Fisher Riley for pointing out this web site.

Update: I spent part of a day at the Land Office in Dixon, Illinois. I was able to get a copy of the Land Grant of Henry Fisher and his wife. i later went to the land he had bought and talked with the present owner. He thought his family were somehow related. But he never checked into to history. He said his family were from the same area in PA. That his family had bought Land Grant Land in 1841. Another trip back to the Land Office proved to be correct. William Fisher bought Land Grant in China Township now known as Franklin Grove. I was able to get a copy of this Deed.

This now has open up a whole lot of more questions! Somehow My Henry Fisher and William Fisher are related. Maybe someone in Huntingdon PA kowns this William Fisher.

I am planning another trip to Dixon, Il  Courthouse for more records on this Fisher side.


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I am trying to prove Henry Fisher real father.


Zeigler Hotel
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Female
23 years old
About Me

Max and Sylvia Byers purchased the Zeigler Hotel in 2014.  The hotel has seen better days and we are slowly restoring it to it's former glory.  We are very interested in the history and love researching the hotel's life and the history of the community surrounding it.


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We are interested in learning any and all history surrounding this beautiful old hotel.


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!



Priscilla
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Female
72 years old

Lonnie S. Smith Jr.
Member
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.



Frank Corbin
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Male
70 years old
About Me

My Corbin family is from Huntingdon County and had farms along the Rayston Branch starting before 1800. I believe from Pridmore.

I also have Norris, Enyeart, Green, Coder, and Isenberg among others in my family tree in Huntingdon County.


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I collect geneology information.


Anna
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Bob Wrigley
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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.



SueB
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MidMdRoots
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Researching Morningstar families


Dolly
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Female
About Me

My maiden name was Kyper and Daniel Kyper was my 2nd great grandfather.  My father was Charles N. Kyper and my brothers were Martin G. and Doc N. Kyper. 



Pamela Neary Boyer
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Female
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Linda Schmidt
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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.



Judi
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Tim
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Live in Central PA and have an interest in old pictures of places and people from the area


Stephen P Lynn
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57 years old
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techfreak1001@gmail.com
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Male
About Me

Looking for family members we dont know much cept henry fisher not the famous one but the one married to my grandma


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Anthropology


Deborah Lesslie
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Female
68 years old
About Me

Retired teacher interested in my Householder/Weaver roots.


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