Location: Wayne County PA

Biographical Sketch of J. M. Ketchum

J. M. Ketchum, merchant, was born in Wayne County, Pa., February 3, 1850. In June, 1874, he was appointed postmaster at Pleasant Mount, Wayne County, Pa., which position he held until 1879, when he came to Mankato, Jewell Co., Kan., and erected a storeroom 25×85 feet, one and a half stories high, and stocked the same with general merchandise and carries a stock of $12,000. He also runs a lumber business, his sales in that amounting to over $12,000 per annum. Mr. Ketchum stands at the head of one of the best establishments in Mankato, and by close application to

Biography of George Warren Barnes

George Warren Barnes, who is at the head of the Barnes Oil Company, oil producers of Muskogee, has been continuously engaged in that line of business since 1901, with the exception of the period of the World war, which he devoted to work as state director of National War Savings on a government salary of one dollar a year. His birth occurred at Honesdale, Pennsylvania, on the 29th of October, 1880, his parents being George W. and Alice (Young) Barnes. John D. Benedict of Muskogee has written the following most interesting history of the life of George W. Barnes, the

Biography of Judson Wheeler Mitchell

Judson Wheeler Mitchell, manager of The Emporia Ice & Cold Storage Company, had been a Kansas business man for a quarter of a century. He was born at West Damascus, Pennsylvania, July 2, 1863, and was the son of Harvey Wheeler and Mary E. (Avery) Mitchell. The Mitchells were originally a Scotch family, one branch of which settled in England in the seventeenth century. Matthew Mitchell came to America in 1635, making the voyage in “The Good Ship James,” which was accompanied by an armed vessel, “The Angel Gabriel.” He landed at Boston, and later settled at Stamford, Connecticut, where

Biographical Sketch of Nelson W. Ames

Nelson W. Ames, farmer and stock-raiser; P. O. Mattoon; one of the most prominent settlers; was born in Wayne Co., Penn., Feb. 9, 1817; he is the son of Mr. Joseph Ames, now deceased, who was born in Connecticut, and was one of the early settlers of Pennsylvania, where he married Miss Gertrude Schenck, and where Mr. N. W. Ames, the subject of this sketch, was born. He was married Jan. 9, 1840, to Miss Nancy Hoalley, who was born in Pennsylvania May 6, 1818, and who died Oct. 3, 1847. Mr. Ames removed from his native State to New

Lovelace Elizabeth V. “Betty” Jarusik Mrs. – Obituary

Baker City, Oregon Elizabeth V. “Betty” Lovelace, 81, a longtime Baker City resident, died June 17, 2004, at St. Elizabeth Health Services. A memorial Mass will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. Francis de Sales Cathedral, 2235 First St. The Rev. Robert C. Irwin will officiate. Friends are invited to join the family for a reception at St. Francis Parish Hall after the service. Betty was born on Nov. 17, 1922, at South Canaan, Pa., to Valeria and Andrew Jarusik. After her high school graduation, she worked as a secretary for RCA and DuPont corporations before coming West. She

Biography of Virgil Marion Blanding

Virgil Marion Blanding was born December 8, 1827, at Grenell Mills (now Aldenville), Wayne County, Pennsylvania, and died March 3, 1907. His father, Reba Blanding, was one of the original proprietors of Grenell Mills, but spent his later years on his farm nearby. His mother was Beulah Ann Grenell. Both branches of the family were of Hugunot stock; the known line of descent on the father’s side running from William Blanding, who emigrated to America and settled in Boston in 1640, where he soon after became “selectman.” His four great grandfathers, Noah Blanding, John Martin, Michael Grenell and Elijah Marshall,

Wayne County, Pennsylvania Census Records

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Wayne 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 Wayne County PAGenWeb Project Cemetery Surname Index Albright-Bennett Cemetery Aldenville Cemetery Andrews Cemetery (Private) Arlington Cemetery Avoy Cemetery Baker Cemetery (Private) Ball’s Eddy Cemetery Bethany Cemetery Beth Israel Cemetery Bible Protestant Cemetery Bolkcom Cemetery Brooking Cemetery Brown Cemetery (Private) Calkins Cemetery Canaan Corners Cemetery Catterson Cemetery Clinton Center Cemetery Conklin Hill Cemetery Darling Cemetery Drake Cemetery (Old Stanton) East Canaan Cemetery East Dyberry Cemetery Edwards Cemetery (Private) Galilee (M.E.) Cemetery Gilpin