Erie County, New York

Posted Queries for September 1996

NEBRICH, OHL, SCHWIEGHEUSER posted by Linda Nebrich Beilein on Sunday, September 1, 1996

Seeking information on Elizabeth OHL b: 7 Aug 1795 in Sulzheim, Hessen-Darmstadt. Parents were Peter OHL and Magdalena ? (Might be SCHWIEGHEUSER). Elizabeth married Conradus Heinrich Joseph Jacob NEBRICH 20 Nov 1815 in Partenheim, Hessen-Darmstadt. They emigrated to the US in Feb. 1840. Elizabeth died 3 Oct 1866 and is buried in Section Q of the United French & German Cemetery. Any family information would be appreciated.

JEDLICKI, SADOWSKA posted by Carole Buskin on Monday, September 2, 1996

Seeking information on Roman JEDLICKI. Born 1872 in Galicia Poland. Immigrated in 1889. Became a U.S. citizen in Erie County in 1900. Married Frances SADOWSKA (also from Galicia) 1900-1902.

KUBIK posted by Candace Taylor on Sunday, September 8, 1996

Looking for information on Michael KUBIK, from Poland to N. Tarrytown, NY around 1908(?). To Springville, NY in 1921 to Buffalo, NY in 1925. Died in May 1955. Buried at the Holy Name of Mary Cemetery in Ellicottville, NY.

GOODWIN, GWIN posted by Katherine Fiedler on Monday, September 9, 1996

Looking for any information about Doris Isabel GWIN, b. @1900 in Erie County. She may have married a man named Earle GOODWIN. Especially interested in learning of any of her surviving relatives.

SWIFT, THRASHER, TUTTLE posted by Barbara Tuttle on Monday, September 9, 1996

Jonathan THRASHER, Revolutionary War soldier, (b.14 Jun 1761, d.6 Nov 1783) wife, Nancy Cornish SWIFT, (b.1763, d. 1780). Looking for daughter, Betsey THRASHER who married George(?) TUTTLE.

FITZPATRICK posted by W. Daniel Fitzpatrick on Tuesday, September 10, 1996

Researching all FITZPATRICK's in Buffalo's old First Ward circa 1847-1900, or in the stretch from Buffalo west to Ohio.

SEARS, WILSON posted by Diane Brigode on Tuesday, September 10, 1996

Seeking ancestry of Elinor WILSON (b)@1785. She was from Erie Co. when she married James SEARS @1805/6. They removed to Brown Co., OH, and later to Henry County, Indiana. Their children included David (b)1807NY, Anna (b)1807 Erie Co., John 1810 NY, James 1812 Canada, Wilson (b)1815 OH, Alexander 1816 OH, George Washington 1820 OH, Harrison (b)1823 OH/Indiana, William (b)1824 IN, Mary Jane (b)1827 IN, Sarah (b)1830 IN, Almira (b)1832 IN. Elinor WILSON possibly was Quaker. Thanks for any info!

JACOY, JECOY, JOCOY posted by Deby Nunes on Wednesday, September 11, 1996

Looking for any information on the JOCOY family (alternate spellings JACOY or JECOY. Any information appreciated!!

BARRETT, BENDER, DONNELL, MACKEY, MURPHY, VAUGHN posted by Carol Mackey on Sunday, September 15, 1996

BARRETT, Delia Bridget, born in Ennistymon, County Clare, Ireland Nov. 19, 1874. Immigrated to US about 1885 with parents: J. BARRETT & Susan (VAUGHN?) BARRETT. Children were: John J. born about 1866, went to Olympia, WA; James born about 1868, married Maggie; Margaret born about 1870, married 11/30/1893, James O'DONNELL in Holley, NY; Hannah born about 1872, married Wm. BENDER Delia (above); Leona, born about 1876, returned to Ennistymon, Ire. Bridget married a Francis MURPHY in Holley, NY. He died at a young age and she then married a Jack MACKEY. They lived in the old 1st Ward of Buffalo, NY. Any information on this family would be greatly appreciated.

GALLUP, HEAD, WISER posted by Donna Carpenter on Tuesday, September 17, 1996

Looking for parents of Lucretia HEAD. She was born in New York in 1811. She married Henry WISER on 8 May 1830 in Erie Co. according to the Columbia Central. They then moved to Crawford Co., PA. Henry's parents were Harmon (Harmoanus Kreydenwys) and Mary Elizabeth GALLUP WISER.

CALKINS, HEDGES posted by Vivian Hedges Derrick on Wednesday, September 18, 1996

I'm looking for anyone researching the HEDGES line in Western NY, esp. Erie Co. My ancestor is Jesse HEDGES b.1800, NY m.1821 to Mary CALKINS, d.1851, Colden Cemetery, Colden, Erie Co., NY. Two of his sons, John R. and Stephen, stayed in Erie Co., NY and raised their families. Information on any of them would be great. I'm especially looking for the parents or siblings of Jesse.

NEWTON posted by Mary Ann Hanson on Thursday, September 19, 1996

Obediah NEWTON and his sons Otis W., Archibald, Daniel, Harison, Wilson and possibly Reuben were living in Hamburg when the 1850 federal census was taken July 27. Obediah was then 67, a farmer born in Connecticut with real estate valued at $4M. His wife's name was Deborah. Daniel, Obediah's third son, was 42 on the 1850 census and also lived in Hamburg. He must have been a prosperous farmer, as his real property was valued at $28M at the time. His wife Mariah was 38. His children were William, Malinda, Sophiah, Mary, Jacob, Charles, Harrison, Petsey M. and Daniel R., all of whom were born in New York. Seeking vital records and any other information for these family members.

GROVER posted by Ruth Terrill on Friday, September 20, 1996

Any information on Matthew GROVER, Benjamin GROVER or Gideon GROVER. They lived in Collins Twp. and Eden Twp. from 1820 to 1850 +. Are they brothers and who is their father?

GROVER posted by Ruth Terrill on Friday, September 20, 1996

Does any one know who the siblings of Elish GROVER were? He was born in NY and lived there till 1851 when he moved to Michigan. His parents were Matthew GROVER and Christina (??). They died in Collins Twp. in 1852 and 1854 respectively. Would also like to know where they are buried. Would appreciate any help. Thanks.

COLBY posted by Wilson H. Roberts on Sunday, September 22, 1996

Seeking parents of Smith COLBY b. Erie Co., NY c. 1828. Possibly father is Jon, John B. or Ezekiel COLBY. Migrated to Erie Co. about 1805 from VT or NH. Any help appreciated. Thanks.

KOCH, VONKOCH posted by John Anthony Koch, Jr. on Sunday, September 22, 1996

Looking for information to my grand-father. Named LeRoy J. KOCH who had one son John Anthony KOCH. Was probably born in Buffalo as my father was born there. My great-great grandfather was from Austria under the surname of VONKOCH. (or van) and moved to Buffalo where he started a venetian blind company that went out of business after his death. I have no information for my great grandfather or any other names.

BLAKE, MITCHELL posted by J. Mitchell on Monday, September 23, 1996

Looking for any information concerning the following: Harry Arthur MITCHELL Dob abt 28 aug 1906 Ste St. Marie Chippawa MI. Could have been adopted by or natural child of John MITCHELL and Mary BLAKE with sibling of John MITCHELL residing in Buffalo NY between 1906 and 1926. Any information would be appreciated.

CHMIELEWSKI, KOTWAS posted by Anne Kotwas Violette on Friday, September 27, 1996

I am looking for the mother of Louise (Ludwika) Florence CHMIELEWSKI, born in 1886 in Posen, Poland. Father was Andrew - moved to Buffalo in early 1900 - 1905. She was married to Joseph (John) KOTWAS and in the 1920 Census is listed as living at 236 Sears, Buffalo, Erie County. Any information about her parents, and any possible siblings would be appreciated.

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