Genealogy of the Woodcock Valley

Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania

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Scott Cessna
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Male
52 years old

Frank Showalter
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Male
69 years old
About Me

I have been doing my family history for over 40 years.  I have a database of over 40,000 records.

Wookcock Valley is important to me because many of my ancestors were there, or from there. 

I share my records with those who are willing to share with me.  My work is a labor of love and not for money.

My childhood home was Ashtabula County, Ohio.  My Father Carl Showalter, and Grandfather, Frederick N. Showalter were from Rays Cove, Bedford County.  My Great Grandfather, John M. Showalter, and 2nd Great Grandfather, Abraham Showalter were from Penn Twp. Huntingdon Country.  My 3rd Great Grandfather, Abraham Showalter was born in Chester County and died in Cass Twp. Huntingdon County. 

The most important find for me would be to find positive proof of the surname of Abrahams wife, Nancy, who is buried in Valley View (Brumbaugh) Cemetery.  Some say she was a Snare, but no proof has been found.

My records are not limited to Pennsylvania. 

 



Linda J. Edgin
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Female
64 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.



Ruby McCall Shearburn
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Female
About Me

I was born and raised in Penn Twp; just recently became interested in genealogy; I     spend much time in Huntingdon County Courthouse and Juniata College Library  where I find many answers to family births, marriages, and death dates.

 My research currently is on my grandmother, Bessie (Grove) McCall's two sisters, Laura (Grove) Smith and Mary( Grove) Smith,  who lived in Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co.  They were born here in Penn Twp , Huntingdon County; married two Smith brothers,  Samuel and Jacob  from Centre County.  The husbands had a thriving Smith Brothers Bakery in Pittsburgh during the 1920, 1930, and maybe in 1940s. They employed family members and other men during that time.

We've lost complete contact with this part of our family.

These two ladies, Laura and Mary, are two of fifteen children of the Benjamin and Hannah (Johnston/Johnson) Grove family.

 

 

 

 

 

 



Etta Thacker
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Female
65 years old

Sam
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Dottie Reihart Hess
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Female
69 years old
About Me

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.



Brenda
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47 years old

dshingler27
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Charlene Phillips
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Kim Armstrong
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Larry
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Male
71 years old
About Me

 

Born and raised in northern Bedford County (Saxton area)and love to do genealogy work

for family and friends.   Evans, Ford, Foster, Davis, Reed families.



Charlie
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About Me

Father was born in Marklesburg, He was the grandson of George and Lousia Johnson. Spent many happy summer days at the Johnson brothers cabin behind Union Cemetery.



Melanee Rinker Morales
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Female
About Me

My dad John F. Rinker, born 1920 grew up in McConnellstown, PA.  His mother was Pearl Rinker and they lived in the house beside the old Methodist Church. My dad is still living.

My maternal grandmother was Genevieve Fisher, and she lived in McConnellstown and attended the new Methodist Church.  My mother was Mary Elizabeth Rinker known by all as Betty.  She was born in 1920, and she went to Huntington High School.  She passed away 26 years ago.

My husband and I visit McConnellstown every year.  We love the area.



Anna
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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



McElwee
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Female
73 years old
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CindyEriksen-Parker
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Female
53 years old

Kelli Hicks Scalia
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Female
About Me

I'm just getting started in researching my family history.  I am looking at the Samuel K. HIcks and Mahala Snare Lines.  Would like to correspond and gather information regarding these lines.



Carol
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Female
77 years old
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