Genealogy of the Woodcock Valley

Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania

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leroy
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Laura
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76 years old
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George Fink
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Mary Ann
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Carl
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Melanee Rinker Morales
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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.



Nancy Lorz
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83 years old
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I'm older than dirt. Was born in Tyrone, Blair Co., PA. My family, for many generations, came from Central PA. We moved to Meadville, Crawford Co., PA, when I was a baby as the Viscose had opened a plant here, and it was depression days. I have 4 grown daughters, 6 grown grandchildren, and I'm deeply into genealogy.

Surnames I have from Woodcock Valley are Barrick, Boyer,Clapper, Grove, Hahn, many in other parts of Huntingdon, Blair, Clearfield counties.



Laura E. (Thompson) Gardner
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Born on Piney Ridge, daughter of William Crownover Thompson and Eva Margretta (Stone) Thompson. Nine brothers and sisters, William Ferhn, Thomas Gene, George Clayton, Elmer Jay, Gerald Tracy, Eva Margretta, Cindy Ann Carolus, and Ruby Sue Houck. Aunts Edith Lloyd, Catherine Enyeart, Violet Dean, Uncle Ralph Rinker lived in Aitch, along with my grandmother, Anna Eleanor (Anderson) Rinker. Also Aunt Blanche Hearn, Uncle Alfred Hearn, Aunt Alma Parks, Uncle Berley Parks, Uncle Mart Thompson, Aunt Martha Thompson. Currently live in Clearwater, FL.


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I have relatives in the Woodcock Valley.


Christine
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Chris
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Interested in Huningdon/Bedford/Blair Counties' genealogy. Lived in Blair then Huntindon for 42 years.  Now in Lancaster County



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Interested in Shultz, Hoover and Zook genealogy. 


Marge
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70 years old
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RERead
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Jim Gresham
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My wife is the great granddaughter of Davis G. Enyeart and have become interested in this area through research of her family tree.



McCall Ron
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I grew up in the ridges of Penn Twp. near the White Church.  I have been working on Norris, McCall,Grove and related families.  I have lived away from the area 50 years, but am in Huntingdon County a number of times each year visiting relatives, of whom there are many, and coming to reunions(5 or 6).



Karen Weaver Duvall
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66 years old
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I am a wife, mother grandmother and great grandmother. I enjoy learning family history. My husband and I like traveling and spent time last summer in several states gathering info on mostly the Duvalls' but some on Weaver (my side).


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Love old pictures. I was given a link for the woodcockvalley site that had a picture of the old Weaver homestead, saying that it had belonged to Henry and Rachel (Bryan) Weaver. One of Henry's brothers, Christian was my great, great, great grandfather. Hoping to someday find more info on their parents Jacob and Susan. Also on my great great grandparents John A. and Hannah Weaver.


Leon Hood jr
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48 years old
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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.



Sherrie Kasner Matthews
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49 years old
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Ruby McCall Shearburn
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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.

 

 

 

 

 

 



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