Location: Blair County PA

Presbyterian Cemetery, Williamsburg, Blair County, Pennsylvania

August 22, 1922 CAMPBELL, ROBERT d. 1828, age 56 yrs. CAROTHERS, ALEXANDER d. 1841, age 60 yrs. DUNN, CATHERINE d. June 12, 1866, age 100 yrs. DUNN, JAMES JR. d. 1836. DUNN, JAMES SR. d. 1837, age 74 yrs. HOOVER, ELIAS b. 1800, d. 1880. HOOVER, REBECCA, wife of Elias, b. 1805, d. 1876. LOWER, DANIEL d. 1844, age 48 yrs. LOWER, DAVID, son of Daniel and Eliza Lower. LOWER, ELIZA, wife of Daniel d. 1844, age 42 yrs. LOWER, ISABELLA, dau. of Daniel and Eliza. ROLLER, JOSEPH d. 1811, age 48 yrs. SPENCER, MARGARET, wife of Robert d. 1865,

Blair County, Pennsylvania Census

Blair County, Pennsylvania was formed from Bedford and Huntingdon counties in 1846. 1850 Blair County, Pennsylvania Census Free 1850 Census Form for your Research Free 1850 Census Images (partially indexed) Hosted at Ancestry.com – Ancestry Free Trial 1850 Blair County, Census (images and index) $ 1810-1890 Accelerated Indexing Systems $ Hosted at Pennsylvania USGenWeb Archives Surname Index A-B Surname Index C-F Surname Index G-J Surname Index K-N Surname Index O-V Surname Index W-Z 1850 Census Images Hosted at USGenWeb Census Project Surname Index A Surname Index B Surname Index C Surname Index D Surname Index E-F Surname Index G Surname

Biographical Sketch of George W. Martin

George W. Martin, long secretary of the State Historical Society, an old newspaper man and state printer, was born in Blair County, Pennsylvania, June 30, 1841. He learned the printer’s trade in his native town and in Philadelphia, and in April, 1857, accompanied his parents to the Territory of Kansas, Young Martin worked in printing offices at Lecompton until the fall of 1859 and in 1861 became connected with the Junction City Union, which he edited for several years. Mr. Martin was postmaster at Junction City several months in 1865 and register of the land office in 1865-66; assessor of

Slave Narrative of George Pretty

Interviewer: Viola B. Muse Person Interviewed: George Pretty Location: Vero Beach and Gifford, Florida Age: 84 George Pretty of Vero Beach and Gifford, Florida, was born a free man, at Altoona, Pennsylvania, January 30, 1852. His father Isaac Pretty was also free born. His maternal grand-father Alec McCoy and his paternal grand-father George Pretty were born slaves who lived in the southern part of Pennsylvania. He does not know how his father came to be born free but knows that he was told that from early childhood. In Altoona, according to George, there were no slaves during his life there

Biographical Sketch of U. S. G. Stoke

Stoke, U. S. G.; mfr.; born, Tyrone, Pa., May 9, 1865; son of William and Margaret Wentz Stoke; public school and business college education; married, Cleveland, Dec. 29, 1887, Rose M. Lange; began as mill foreman for Woods-Jenks Lumber Co.; mill foreman W. I. Lindsay; mill foreman Mills-Carleton Co., mill No. 2; 1902, formed stock company as the Lindsay Fence Co.; first as vice pres. and treas.; now pres. and treas.; member Chamber of Commerce, Builders’ Exchange, and National Union.

Biographical Sketch of James Mathews

Mathews, James; lawyer; born, Bellwood, Pa., Sept. 4, 1868; educated at Mifflintown; graduated, Princeton University, 1890, degree A. B., Cincinnati Law School, 1893, degree LL. B.; admitted to the bar, and began practice in the United States attorney’s office, in Pittsburgh, Pa., 1893; come to Cleveland in 1894, as attorney for Cleveland, Akron & Columbus R. R.; formed partnership with Senator H. W. Wolcott, continuing until Wolcott was made gen. mgr. Kansas City & Leavenworth Ry.; then with Berkley Pearce, firm name Mathers & Pearce; member Century, Euclid and Hermit Clubs; politically Independent.

Huff, Laura K. Hoar Mrs. – Obituary

Mrs. T.C. Huff of Haines Dies Husband, 3 Daughters Survive; Resident of County 28 Years Mrs. T.C. Huff of Haines, Resident of Baker County for many years, died unexpectedly at her home Sunday morning. She had been seriously ill only a few hours. Laura K. Hoar was born April 1, 1874 in Tyrone, Pennsylvania and moved to Iowa with her family when she was six years old. She was married to T. C. Huff at Red Oak, Iowa in 1895 and came to Baker in 1908. Mr. and Mrs. Huff moved to Haines in 1929. Mrs. Huff joined the Methodist

Biography of Horace Saunders

Horace Saunders, one of the representative orange-growers of Riverside, owns a ten-acre tract on Colton avenue, on the corner of Russell street, about one mile north of the business center of Riverside. This grove was planted with seedling oranges as early as 1872 by its then owner, W. P Russell, and later many of the seedlings were replaced by budded trees. The grove now contains 800 seedlings and 400 budded orange trees, besides a small variety of deciduous fruits for family use. Mr. Saunders purchased the place in 1880, and has since conducted its cultivation. He has made many improvements