Genealogy of the Woodcock Valley

Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania

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toby hood
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42 years old

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.



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.



Carey
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Nina
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71 years old
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Bob Wrigley
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Lancaster County, Pa

Interested in Families of Joseph & Mary Norris, John D Norris, Andrew & Eliza Steel Allison, Samuel Steel & Almira Miller Allison, Alexander Steel.   Have Civil War documentation on Samuel Allison.



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Tim
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Live in Central PA and have an interest in old pictures of places and people from the area


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.



Ruby Keller
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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.



Mary
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Christine
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Sandy
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68 years old
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I have been researching my ancestory for about 50 years.  Have recently learned that my great great grandfather was born in Huntingdon County likely in the area you are writing about.  I belong to ancestry.com and have done a great deal of reserach in the Centre County Pennsylvania Room.  Being a grandma of six grandchildren keeps me busy and I am retired.  Family members are helping and no one has been able to get past this great great grandfather so I am hoping reaching out to you may help me and others.



Lois Martin Allison
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Carol Brindle Wigen
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58 years old
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David J Riley
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