Genealogy of the Woodcock Valley

Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania

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Bob Rumer
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Beverly Harker
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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.



Nancy
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Stephen P Lynn
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Karen Neuforth
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I am a fifth generation Kansan, managing the family farm, and working as the research director at a local museum.


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Through my paternal great-grandmother, Rosa (Zook) Schwier, I am descended from or related to a number of families from the Woodcock Valley and surrounding areas, including Zook, Hoover, Bollinger, Puterbaugh, and others.


fisher40048@comcast.net
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74 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.


Anna
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Kim
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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.



Peggy Robb Lang
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Dottie Reihart Hess
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71 years old
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I married Francis William Hess, son of William Hess & Sarah Summers of Entriken, in August 1962.  Francis died December 13, 1989.  I moved from the Huntingdon area in 2003 to Gettysburg area. I worked as an LPN for 20 years and now I am retired. I enjoy doing Genealogy.



Nina
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70 years old
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John D. Grove III
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67 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.


Gloria Gabert Ranker
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71 years old

Deborah Lesslie
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69 years old
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Retired teacher interested in my Householder/Weaver roots.



Raytown Ranger
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47 years old

dpc
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74 years old

Christine
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Lois Martin Allison
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Cheri
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65 years old
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Daughter of: Robert James Shearer & Sara Jane Jamieson

Granddaughter of: Amos Kapatrick Shearer & Mae Beatrice Galbraith

Great Granddaughter of: Robert Elmer Galbraith & Elizabeth Stone

Great Great Granddaughter of: James H Stone & Sarah Ann Fouse


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