Fayette County PA

Elva Lorena Todd Burhams of Dunbar PA

BURHAMS, Elva Lorena Todd9, (Seth H.8, Isaac7, Moses6, Hezekiah5, Caleb4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born Feb. 21, 1861, in Wakeman, Ohio, married Aug 28, 1881, James Mott Burhams, who was born Aug. 31, 1855, in Wakeman, O. She attended Oberlin College. They are now (1916) living in Dunbar, Penn., where he is engaged in the undertaking …

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Notes on the McCoy Family

James McCoy (1720-1802), of Scottish lineage, immigrated about 1735 from Ireland to Pennsylvania, and served with Capt. Hyte in Kentucky or Tennessee. He later returned to Pennsylvania, and married Anne Bruce (born 1725 in Leochel-Cushnie, Aberdeenshire, Scotland and a descendant of Robert the Bruce), settling at Brown’s Fort (now Brownsville), Fayette County, Pennsylvania. Descendants and relatives lived in Pennsylvania, Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana, Missouri and elsewhere. Includes McCoy, Brown, Christian, Huston, Little, Mccormick, Mull, Payne, Taggart and related families.

Biographical Sketch of George Taylor Bishop

Bishop, George Taylor; owner of electric railways; born, Ravenna, O., Oct. 11, 1864; son of Clark B. and Arvilla A. Taylor Bishop; public school education; married, Brownsville, Pa., Nov. 26, 1891, Anna L. Swearer; pres. and director Washington, Baltimore & Annapolis R. R. Co.; director Cleveland Trust Co.; director National Bank of Baltimore, Baltimore, Md.; …

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Biographical Sketch of William Ross Hunter

Hunter, William Ross; contractor; born, Gillardsport, Pa., Oct. 24, 1869; son of Joseph and Lucinda Dukate Hunter; common school education at Masontown, Pa.; married, Masontown, Pa., Jan. 1, 1902, Haddie May Willard; three children; plastering contractor; has worked at the business for 25 years, served apprenticeship under his father; aim has always been to please …

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Fayette County, Pennsylvania Cemetery Records

Most of these are complete indices at the time of transcription, however, in some cases we list the listing when it is only a partial listing. Cemeteries hosted at Fayette County PAGenWeb Project (transcriptions and photos) Ache Farm Cemetery Acklin Cemetery Allen Farm Cemetery Associate Reformed Cemetery Baker Family Cemetery Ball Cemetery Batton Cemetery Beaver …

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Biography of Joseph Schoewaiter Smith

Joseph Schoewaiter Smith, was born in Fayette County, Pennsylvania, June 20, 1824. His ancestors at an early day emigrated from England and Wales and settled in New Jersey and their descendants are now scattered all over the United States. At the age of eight years he accompanied his parents to Clermont County, Ohio, and three …

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The Cox family in America

Two volumes of Cox family genealogy combined as one. The first volume contains information about the various early Cox families across America. The second volume deals specifically with the descendants of James and Sarah Cock of Killingworth upon Matinecock, in the township of Oysterbay, Long Island, New York.

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