Genealogy of the Woodcock Valley

Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania

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Donna Cunningham
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I am researching the Blatt / Ealy / Cunningham /  Swoope families who lived in the Huntingdon area for generations.  My parents moved out West from Pennsylvania in 1940, consequently I do not know much about my Pennsylvania connections.


I discovered a civil war letter in my mother's effects after she passed away in 2009 and have been on the search to reveal the connection of the author (Cyrus G. Swoope) to my family.  We also have an old land deed, printed on sheepskin, dated 1789 and signed by Benjamin Franklin.  I am trying to find out more about this too. These finds have instilled in me a real desire to find out more about my family's ancestors.  


I am especially interested in finding the identity of the parents of my great, great grandfather, Gustaves Cunningham.  My grandfather,  James Cunningham, was married to Anna Mary Blatt.  They divorced in the 1930s so we have very little knowledge of the Cunningham side of our family.  I have found some info. but wish to know more.  James was also one of about 10-12 children and was a brother of Minnie Mertie Fisher and Harriet Fouse.  I would love to know more about his relatives, esp. sharing of any pictures.  I will be glad to share what I do have.    



Linda Schmidt
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John R Houser
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greg
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Dorothy Peck
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I live close to Petersburg and the family names that i have in my tree are Weaver, Barnett,and Ronk



Sally Carter
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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



Celtie
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I was born and live on the west coast of Scotland, started my family research around 2009 and with a bit of help was very successful.  I discovered via Debbie's hard work with this site that some of my Kiltie ancestors from Scotland had settled in Huntingdon and Margaret Kiltie had married John E Hoover of  McConnelstown.  Margaret B Hoover passed away in 1960 and had been a member of the Order of the Eastern Star in Braddock.

I would really like to know more about their lives, for instance the fact that they operated a fish market in Huntingdon, there has to be many stories regarding this, and above all a photo of the family, but  I think this may be too much to expect or hope for.

My thanks to Debbie, without her posts I would never have known where in the U.S.A. my ancestors had settled.

Best Regards

Celtie



Frank Showalter
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Male
72 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
67 years old
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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.



Rich J.
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Just a descendant of James Johnston 1788-1860 and Hannah Kennedy 1792-1881 & Samuel Miller 1791-1885 and Charlotte Graffius 1794-1877



Lee Campbell
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I am interested in the Isett family.  Mary Ellen Isett married Samuel Rankin Campbell 25 December 1860.  I also had Campbell antecedents in the Alexandria area.


Mary Ellen Isett was born to Miss Mary Ann Campbell in 1836  -- the same year that Thomas Madison Isett left Huntingdon County to go west.  Tom had an interesting career, including marriage to a young Iowa girl who soon divorced him.



Kelli Hicks Scalia
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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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80 years old

timetravlr911
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72 years old
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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 .



Darla Launtz Bickel
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Female
65 years old
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I am originally from Marklesburg, now living in Florida..  My great great grandparents were Jacob Frank and Elizabeth Brubaker Baer.  I am interested in any information on the Frank family.



Sandy
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Andre Vauthier
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29 years old
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Decendant of Johann Jacob Kemper (Jockel) Brumbaugh & John Frederick Stone. Both Immigrants to Pennsylvania. Seeking information on both sides of the family



Donna Leamer
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80 years old

Staci Shuck
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Kathy Norris
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