Genealogy of the Woodcock Valley

Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania

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Leon Hood jr
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50 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.



Digger
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I am a retired graphic artist, but have been interested in genealogy my whole life. I am currently researching my husband's side of the family. We've been married 44 years, have 3 adult children and 6 grandchildren. We live in Lothian, MD.


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A family member sent me the link to your site. My husband's family goes back to the mid 1700s in Pennsylvania. Many of them lived in the Woodcock Valley area. I am interested in finding any old photos, obituaries, etc. that would help give more detail to their lives.


jeff Launtz
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71 years old
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I was born and raised in marklesburg. My maternal grandparents were Charles L. Frank who was born in Marklesburg and Edna ( lauderbaugh ) who was born in Piney Grove Md. and raised im Marklesburg. My paternal grandparents were Richard A. Launtz who was born and raised in Johnstown Pa and Florence C( Horton) who was born and raised in Broad Top Pa.



Beverly Harker
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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.



Zeigler Hotel
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27 years old
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Max and Sylvia Byers purchased the Zeigler Hotel in 2014.  The hotel has seen better days and we are slowly restoring it to it's former glory.  We are very interested in the history and love researching the hotel's life and the history of the community surrounding it.


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We are interested in learning any and all history surrounding this beautiful old hotel.


Bryan
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Stephen P Lynn
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61 years old
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Bob Snare
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Male
78 years old
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I am a former resident of Aitch, PA.  I had 4 brothers and lived below the tracks near Grantsville School.  We lost our house when they built the lake.



Karen Neuforth
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I am a fifth generation Kansan, managing the family farm, and working as the research director at a local museum.


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Through my paternal great-grandmother, Rosa (Zook) Schwier, I am descended from or related to a number of families from the Woodcock Valley and surrounding areas, including Zook, Hoover, Bollinger, Puterbaugh, and others.


toby hood
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46 years old

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78 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.


Lonnie S. Smith Jr.
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Hi! I am a Genealogist, Photographer, and Historian in Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania. I enjoy researching and sharing what I find.

 I am a Volunteer/Member of the Huntingdon County Historical Society.

 I'm the Student-Liaison for the Hartslog History and Heritage Museum in Alexandria and the Huntingdon County Heritage Committee.

Here is my website: Huntingdon County, PA History and Heritage - www.huntingdonhistoryandheritage.webs.com

 My family names I am researching are:

 - Busko - Shaffer - Schell - St.Germain - Fink - Hoover - Black - Stawski- Early- Wakefield - Querry or Quarry - Smith - Bomgardner - Carrole - Lewicki - Crownover - Long - Dupuis.

And many more.



Peggy Robb Lang
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Judi
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Carey
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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


MidMdRoots
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Researching Morningstar families


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Looking for family members we dont know much cept henry fisher not the famous one but the one married to my grandma


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Anthropology


Raytown Ranger
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Male
50 years old
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