Northumberland County PA

Biographical Sketch of Charles W. Goodlander

Charles W. Goodlander was an able and large hearted business man, and among other tributes to his benevolence is the Home for Children which he founded at Fort Scott. He was a Pennsylvanian of English-Quaker ancestry, born at Milton, April 25, 1834. He obtained a partial high school education and mastered and followed the carpenter’s …

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Saponi Indians

Saponi Tribe: Evidently a corruption of Monasiccapano or Monasukapanough, which, as shown by Bushnell, is probably derived in part from a native term “moni seep” signifying “shallow water.” Paanese is a corruption and in no way connected with the word “Pawnee.” Saponi Connections. The Saponi belonged to the Siouan linguistic family, their nearest relations being …

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Biographical Sketch of Harvey Edward Hackenberg

Hackenberg, Harvey Edward; manufacturer; born, Northumberland, Pa., March 8, 1864; son of Albert and Maria Brouse Hackenberg; public and high school education; married, Cleveland, June 18, 1903, Addie May Lawrence; one son, Edward Hackenberg, three years old; Republican in politics; 1881, clerk Tuttle, Masters & Co., iron ore merchants; 1883-1888, clerk The Bouton Carbon Co.; …

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Biography of Dr. William Plunkett

Esther, daughter of John Harris, married Dr. William Plunkett, who was born in Ireland of noble family. In personal appearance he is described as of large stature, great muscular development and strength, while an imperious disposition was among his distinguishing mental traits. This is attested by several occurrences in his career which yet retain a …

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Northumberland 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 Northumberland County Pennsylvania USGenWeb Archives Alaska Cemetery Ebenezer Baptist Eden Evangelical, Rockefeller Twp Himmels Cemetery Hunter Cemetery, Sunbury Kulpmont Cemetery McEwensville, Old Cemetery Riverview Cemetery Records …

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Biography of Daniel M. Sechler

Daniel M. Sechler, founder of the D. M. Sechler Carriage Company, of Moline, Illinois, was born March 4, 1818, at Danville, Pennsylvania, and died at his home in Cincinnati, Ohio, May 27, 1903. Mr. Sechler’s forefathers, in the days of the persecution of John Huss, were obliged to flee for refuge from Austria, taking up …

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