Genealogy of the Woodcock Valley

Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania

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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.



Andrea Mellott
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Female
41 years old
About Me

Been working on family history since 2004. I am starting to gather my resources to become a DAR member through Valentine HEFFNER.



Bettina Hart
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Female

Scott Cessna
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Male
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
78 years old

timetravlr911
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Male
69 years old
About Me

Retired crane operater , I 've been doing geneolagy for 14 years , I have 7 grand kids and three daughters .I have been a single man for 10 years .



Miriam
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Female
62 years old

Kathleen (Grubb) Holder
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Female
About Me

I am researching the family of fifth-great-grandfather, Abraham Grubb (Krob/Krupp/Kropf), who moved to Huntingdon County in the late 1700s and died there in 1814, as well as related families.



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!!



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.


In order to prevent spammers from joining the site, please tell about your interest in this site and why you would like to join. Thank you!

I am trying to prove Henry Fisher real father.


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.



Kim
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Female
About Me

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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Nina
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Female
69 years old
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Beverly Harker
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Female
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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.



Mark V. Johnston
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Male
54 years old
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Ruby Keller
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Female
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My name is Ruby Shirk Keller.  I grew up on the ridge between Hesston and Raystown.  My mother's maiden name was Shingler.  Her parents were Mary Ellen (Nellie) Magill Shingler and Robert Shingler.  She has lived on the farm since 1919.  She will be 94 in September.  I have 2 brothers...Robert and Raymond, and a sister Helen.  Most of my ancestors on my mothers side are buried in the Anderson, White Church and Old Stone Church cemeteries.



Leon Hood jr
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Male
About Me

I am Leon Hood Jr. I was born in Akron Ohio, but grew up in Placerville California. I started looking into my Hood family after my dad died in 2010. I have Prough, Fouse, Householder, isenberg, just to name a few. My family (Hood) was in this area and then one of them moved to Ohio.



Mary
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