Erie County, New York

Posted Queries for October 1996

DAVIN, DUNN, EAGAN, MCINTEE, TIGHE posted by Larry Dunn on Wednesday, October 2, 1996

Need any information on my Great Grandfather Lawrence DUNN, born about 1813-1816 Ireland, County unknown; Arrived in USA about 1850; married Mary MCINTEE (1st husband Patrick EAGAN); resided Avon, NY; children Michael, Bridget DUNN. Were the following 2 girls of Avon, NY sisters of Lawrence DUNN? Honorah DUNN born 1832 Leix, Ireland; died Avon, NY 1894; married Thomas DAVIN and Bridget DUNN born about 1840 Leix, Ireland; married Hugh TIGHE.

JOSLIN, LAWTON posted by Joni Haase on Thursday, October 3, 1996

Looking for any information on John LAWTON or his wife Camelia JOSLIN. Their son Ernest was born in Erie Co., NY. on April 21, 1868. At sometime the family moved to Kent Co., Michigan. Any information on this family would be greatly appreciated.

SCHUSTER, STALEY, STEHLE posted by Bruno Wilson on Friday, October 4, 1996

Seeking information on Gottlieb Albert STEHLE (aka Albert G. STALEY, Sr.) and/or his sister Caroline. Born in Buffalo mid 1890's. Albert lived variously in Eden and Hamburg, NY, marrying Anna Mary SCHUSTER around 1919 and having three sons and four daughters.

HILL, KRONIFIELD, LIVESLEY, MANGOLD, MITLER, PRY, SALISBURY posted by Sandra Boyse on Wednesday, October 9, 1996

Need info on parents and info regarding Henry MANGOLD born Feb 1844 in Saxony, Germany, married Vernetta, born July 1850 in NY. Children: Carrie B. MANGOLD, born Nov. 1870, married John W. SALISBURY; Nellie MANGOLD, born Nov. 1870. Lived in Phelps, NY. Henry MANGOLD's father died at sea and his mother might have worked as a housekeeper in Buffalo, NY. Henry MANGOLD had siblings as follows: Nicholas MANGOLD lived in Buffalo, NY married Carolina MITLER, had children: Katie born 1872 and Bertie born 1878. Sarah MANGOLD possibly married a man named KRONIFIELD; Rose MANGOLD possibly married a man named HILL; Bernard Churchard MANGOLD, born 20 Jun 1854, Saxony, Germany, married Caroline LIVESLEY and 2nd to Ina Florence PRY. Lived in Kansas and Oklahoma.

COON, JACKSON posted by Scott T. Kraus on Friday, October 11, 1996

Artemas COON (b. 1793, NY, d. 1872, IA) and wife, Cyrena/Serena JACKSON (b.1797, NY, d. 1880, WI), settled in the Town of Perrysburg, by the 1820 census. Residents of that place until about 1834, when they moved to Town of Dayton and Collins, Erie Co. By 1850, the Coons relocated in Crawford Co., PA, and then to Marquette Co., WI, by 1855. Artemas and Cyrena had at least 12 children, only 9 are known, born between 1820-1843, in Cattaraugus and Erie Counties. Seeking ancestry of Artemas COON and Cyrena JACKSON (d. record says dau. of Eben and Sarah Jackson). Will gladly share all information. I have. Thank you.

STEPHENS, STEVENS posted by Sally Stevens Jankowski on Tuesday, October 15, 1996

Looking for any information on Robert STEVENS (b: 1773 d: 1853) or any of his offspring. They resided in and around Wales. Children include Harriet, Betsy, Thomas, Anson, Samuel, Deborah, Armanalla, Elbridge, Harrison B., and Isaac.

COESTER, LEE posted by Scott W. Mooney on Saturday, October 19, 1996

I am interested in learning information about the parents or family of my great great grandfather, George Hargrave LEE (b. 1829; d. 5/6/1891). He married Georgina COESTER LEE (b. 3/7/1844; d. 11/7/1932) in 1868. They lived in Buffalo, New York. Willing and anxious to share information with relatives currently unknown.

CROSBY, STONE, WEEDEN posted by Lynn Weeden on Monday, October 21, 1996

Looking for ancestors of Lucy (Cornelia) STONE b. ca. 30 Jun 1831. She was first married to George W. WEEDEN of Springville, NY. Lucy was the daughter of Andrew STONE and Lucy CROSBY. Lucy and William were div. and she went to the West. She died in Hope, ND. Were these Stones descendants of the first settler in Springville, Christopher STONE, 1807?

COLBY, ROBINSON posted by Nancy Colby Shockey on Tuesday, October 22, 1996

Looking for information on the parents of Smith COLBY, b:1828 in Erie Co., New York. Most likely in Holland or Sardinia. Married on April 4, 1859 in Ogle Co., Illinois to Miss Samantha ROBINSON. He died in Bremer Co., Iowa in 1892. Any suggestions on locating the parents of Smith COLBY would be welcome. Thanks.

NEY, ROSE posted by Dick Rose on Wednesday, October 23, 1996

Interested in any information regarding the family of Herbert Benson ROSE, b. 12-Jan-1857 in Town of Onondaga, Onondaga Co., NY. Herbert died 9-Mar-1919 in Buffalo, Erie Co., NY. Married to Bertha NEY, b. 14-Apr-1861 in Fulton, Oswego Co., NY, died 29-Nov-1938 in Buffalo, Erie Co., NY. Children were: Howard NEY, Millicent Agnes, Willis Kenyon. Herbert was connected with the Forcyth Manufacturing Co. mfg. bicycle parts. Facts about this company most appreciated.

PHILLIPS posted by Laurel A. Dickinson on Saturday, October 26, 1996

In 1837 Samuel PHILLIPS was listed in the Buffalo city directory as working at J. Jackson's canal dock. What type of work would he have been doing? In 1842 Samuel PHILLIPS was a brick maker, hydrolics. What type of work would this have been? In 1844 Samuel PHILLIPS was listed at a brick maker, north hodrolic canal back of the oakum factory. Again, what kind of work was Samuel doing? If anyone has Samuel in his family records, I have several generations of this Phillips family in my records. Any thoughts will be appreciated. Thank you.


Searching for descendants of John HIRSCH and Magdalena REIER/REYER. They immigrated from the Forbach, Moselle, France area to the US in September 1828 and settled in Buffalo, Erie County, NY. Their children were: John Baptiste HIRSCH, b 1816, married 1838 to Catherine PHILIPPS in Buffalo, d 1891 Harris Hill NY; Mary Magdalena (Lena) HIRSCH, b 1819, married 1839 to Anthony MEIKEL/MITCHELL in Buffalo; Nicolas HIRSCH, b 1821, married 1846 to Margaret SCHMIT in Buffalo, d 1887 Buffalo; Mary HIRSCH, b 1823, married 1842 to Jacob KOLB in Buffalo, d 1898? Charles HIRSCH, b 1825, married Josephine BATAILLION in Buffalo, d 1861 Buffalo; Barbara HIRSCH, b 1827, married 1845 to George BENGESSAR in Buffalo; Andrew HIRSCH, b 1830 Buffalo; Margreta HIRSCH, b 1832 Buffalo, d 1863 Buffalo.

CONNOLLY, DALEY, FOLEY, KIRWAN, WALLACE posted by Nancy Archdekin on Sunday, October 27, 1996

Searching for descendants of Angelus KIRWAN, born 30 Sept 1885 in Buffalo, NY, the son of Thomas KIRWAN and Mary Ann CONNOLLY. Angelus married Alice FOLEY in Buffalo and they had three children: Helen b circa 1913, married William DALEY; Alice b 1919, married Willard WALLACE; Jack b 1915, d before 1920; The family moved to California in the 1930's - possibly to the La Jolla area. Angelus died 25 Dec 1969. I would like to contact any descendants of the line, or anyone who may also be tracing this family.

MILLER posted by David Manley on Monday, October 28, 1996

Herb or Herbert MILLER, 1930 possibly through 1970's. Served in World War II. May have died in the war. The name did come up through Forest Lawn Cemetery, not sure if he's the one. No known next of kin.

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