Genealogy of the Woodcock Valley

Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania

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fisher40048@comcast.net
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72 years old
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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.


John D. Grove III
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65 years old
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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.


techfreak1001@gmail.com
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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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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.



dpc
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Female
72 years old

Bob Snare
Member
Male
73 years old
About Me

I am a former resident of Aitch, PA.  I had 4 brothers and lived below the tracks near Grantsville School.  We lost our house when they built the lake.



Cindy
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Female
About Me

I am researcing the following surnames: Hicks, Morningstar, Dilling, Richardson, Koch, Woomer, Thompson



Marge
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Female
67 years old
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Etta Thacker
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Female
65 years old

Alice Hocker
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Female
About Me

From Pine Grove Mills, lives in Lewisberry Pa  My mother was a Bratton, her mother a Corbin 





Mark V. Johnston
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Male
53 years old
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Carolyn Carroll
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Rebag
Member
Female
49 years old
About Me

My Family was from Penn. Just doing some deep research and  genealogy on the  Grove  line.  My Grandfather  was  Homer S Grove. married to  Martha (Notestine)(sp)


I was doing some reading in my files today and came across a chart prepared by one of my late Aunts that I thought I would post and share here.

 

 

George Shontz Grove...Birth March 3, 1864 Entriken PA

Death: June 19, 1945 Altoona PA

 

Married Emmaretta {Emma} R. Notestine....Birth:Nov. 1 1865 Entriken PA

Death: Oct.24, 1946 Altoona PA

 

George and Emmma were married December 22, 1887 Grafton PA By Rev. H.F. Long

 

Emma's Parents were James Kelly Notestine..Alice Serena Singer Notestine

 

Children in this union were:

 

 

Homer Samuel Grove: Born Oct 17, 1888 in Aitch PA,

 

Ella May Grove born Aug. 26, 1889 in Aitch PA

 

Alda Martha Grove born March 1 1893 in Aitch PA

 

 


Homer Samuel Grove married Martha Jane Notestine(sp) (My grandparents)



Debra Fouse
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Female
60 years old

Nancy Lorz
Member
Female
80 years old
About Me

I'm older than dirt. Was born in Tyrone, Blair Co., PA. My family, for many generations, came from Central PA. We moved to Meadville, Crawford Co., PA, when I was a baby as the Viscose had opened a plant here, and it was depression days. I have 4 grown daughters, 6 grown grandchildren, and I'm deeply into genealogy.

Surnames I have from Woodcock Valley are Barrick, Boyer,Clapper, Grove, Hahn, many in other parts of Huntingdon, Blair, Clearfield counties.



Scott or Kay Weller
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Female
About Me

Our name is Scott and Kay Weller. We live in Jackson Ga. Scott is from Huntingdon Pa,and  is kin to the Groves, Wellers and Morningstars. I have done a lot of research on our Weller family. I  would like to share it with anyone that would like. Scotts dad was Norman Glenn,his father was Raymond, his father was Luther Elmer, his father was Edward David and his father was Christian. They were all either from Huntingdon or Mill Creek. Hopefully someone will help me fill in the blanks that I have.



Nancy Jenkins Parsons
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Female
69 years old
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Stephanie
Member
Female
49 years old
About Me

Granddaughter of Charles M. JohnsonJohnson



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.



Peggy Robb Lang
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Female
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