Erie County, New York

Posted Queries for December 1996



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WAFF posted by Gary A Waff on Sunday, December 1, 1996

Would appreciate any information on Fredrick WAFF in the Buffalo area. He came to this country sometime in the 1800's. I don't know when he died.

FULLER posted by Nancy McDonald on Wednesday, December 4, 1996

FULLER, William S. from Erie Co., NY during 1800 is the line I'm working on. I would like to hear from anyone else who is working on this same line. Thank you very much.

PARKER, SMALLSHAW, WHITCOMB posted by William Baker Smallshaw on Thursday, December 5, 1996

I am looking for a date of death for John SMALLSHAW, born April 14, 1803 in Liverpool, England. He resided in Buffalo starting from ~1842. His wife, Ann Gay PARKER passed away November 14, 1852 in Buffalo, NY. I am also looking for the year of marriage for John SMALLSHAW (son of the above) to Marian Frances WHITCOMB. They were married at the Cedar Street Baptist Church on March 13.

CRONIN, HURLEY, MCCARTHY posted by Mary Cronin Nichols on Sunday, December 8, 1996

Seeking 1850 census information for Irish immigrants in Buffalo: Daniel CRONIN, Mary HURLEY, Timothy HURLEY, Mary CRONIN: all to WI by 1856; poss. Jeremiah CRONIN, Jeremiah HURLEY, Jeremiah MCCARTHY and others? sharing a house while working for Railroads. Any information would be helpful.

KOPERSKI posted by Jim Screws on Monday, December 9, 1996

Looking for information on Stanley KOPERSKI and wife Katherine. They were from Poland and lived in Buffalo, Erie County, NY. They had 5 sons listed as being born there from about 1892 until 1904 when they moved to NE. Would appreciate any information including other Koperskis. Sons, Edward, Adam, William, John, Theodore. Any information on Stanley Koperski's wife Katherine also. Thanks ahead of time.

OSTROWSKI posted by David Ostrowski on Thursday, December 12, 1996

I need to find birth records on my grandfather Leonard OSTROWSKI. I believe he resided in N. Tonawanda.

BECK posted by Joseph Wanemaker on Sunday, December 15, 1996

Looking for any information on my great grandfather Michael BECK who ran a blacksmith shop on Sycamore St. in the 1850's, then moved to Springbrook (Elma). Also looking for his siblings and children. I do have some very limited information on a couple of his children. Thank you.

BONGERS posted by Joseph Wanemaker on Sunday, December 15, 1996

Looking for any information on my grandfather (William A. Jr.) and my great grandfather (William A. Sr.). I have some information including burial sites, but would like pre 1900 information if available. Thank you.

VOGT posted by Joseph Wanemaker on Sunday, December 15, 1996

I am researching VOGT family history. My great uncle produced a VOGT family history booklet in 1898 which covers my great-great-grandfather Martin VOGT from when he left Germany in March of 1836 and his descendants until 1898. I am especially looking for the burial place of Martin VOGT who died in Buffalo on Aug. 19, 1849. Can anyone help? Thank you.

CUMMINGS posted by Kathy Cummings on Friday, December 20, 1996

Researching the CUMMINGS family. I have information that Eli CUMMINGS (father of Thomas CUMMINGS b 23 Apr 1841) was born in Newstead, Erie county NY in 1811. I believe that Eli's father was Stephen CUMMINGS, b in 1786. Any information confirming or denying my data would be appreciated. Also, any additional information on the CUMMINGS family of Erie county from the 1800's would be appreciated. I will be happy to share any information that I have.

HEHR, LAMBERT posted by Ruthann on Saturday, December 21, 1996

Looking for information on Charles HEHR born Oct. 1859, died Nov. 1925, was a constable in Williamsville, NY, married to Fredricka LAMBERT born Oct. 1860, died July 1937. Any information concerning family would be greatly appreciated.

GOOLD, GRANGER, SANBURN posted by John Stewart on Saturday, December 21, 1996

I am looking for any information about Erastus GRANGER b. ca. 1791 (son of Erastus GRANGER), lived in Buffalo, NY and poss. Tioga Co., NY. He m. 23 Mar 1813 in Canandaigua, Ontario Co., NY Elizabeth "Betsey" SANBURN b. 1788 Wethersfield, Hartford Co., CT, dau. of Nathaneil SANBURN 1757--1814) and Hannah GOOLD (1763--1856).

MOCHEL, WIEDMAN posted by Marian Turgeon on Saturday, December 21, 1996

Information please on Charles and Rosina MOCHEL, Erie and Niagara Co., Charles b. 1815, Rosina b. 1816, Daughter Lucinda Mochel WIEDMAN b. 1849.

GOOLD, GRANGER, SANBURN posted by John Stewart on Saturday, December 21, 1996

I am looking for any information about Erastus GRANGER b. ca. 1791 (son of Erastus GRANGER), lived in Buffalo, NY and poss. Tioga Co., NY. He m. 23 Mar 1813 in Canandaigua, Ontario Co., NY Elizabeth "Betsey" SANBURN b. 1788 Wethersfield, Hartford Co., CT, daughter of Nathaniel SANBURN 1757--1814) and Hannah GOOLD (1763--1856).

ANDERLE, ANDRLE posted by Chris Andrle on Sunday, December 22, 1996

Interested in contacting any descendants of Francis ANDRLE of Buffalo, New York or anyone with information on any members of the ANDRLE family of Buffalo.

BUTTON posted by Mark Button on Wednesday, December 25, 1996

I am looking for information to track the history of the BUTTON family. My direct roots come from Jay BUTTON, whose father was Robert BUTTON. Most of that family that I knew was settled around the Franklinville area. Robert died in 1979. He had three sons: Jay, David, and Bobby. Any information that anyone might have concerning my ancestry would be greatly appreciated by me and my family.

MITCHEL, WILLSON posted by Kimberly Henkel on Thursday, December 26, 1996

Knowlton MITCHEL born 1815 around Buffalo. Son also born in New York, not sure where though, Alonzo MITCHEL born either 3/09/1840 or 11/09/1837. Wife of Knowlton, Asenith WILLSON born 1816?, around Syracuse. Thanks.

FARRELL, LOTZ posted by Art Newell on Friday, December 27, 1996

Charles A FARRELL (m) Adelaide Bertha LOTZ 13 Jun 1893 They had the following children; Sylvia FARRELL b. 13 Jun 1893 Buffalo NY d.16 Jan 1919 Buffalo NY Russell D FARRELL b. 6 Sep 1910 d, 27 Sep 1977. Norway Me. buried in North Woodstock, Me. Any information will be appreciated.

BAKER, MASON, NICHOLS, PROVIANCE posted by Janita Louise Mason Ponze on Friday, December 27, 1996

MASON, Scott Bryden, born May 29, 1898 Buffalo NY; died April 2, 1987 Bradenton FLA. Father: James Bryden MASON B:1869 Bradford PA; D: 1935 Buffalo NY. Uncles: William MASON, Robert MASON, Alfred MASON. Aunt: Annalana MASON. Mother: Nellie Elizabeth BAKER B: 1872 Buffalo; d: 1950 Buffalo. Paternal Grandfather: William MASON B: ?; D: 1892. Grandmother: Agnes PROVIANCE. Maternal Grandfather: Lyman Merritt BAKER. Grandmother: Clara Elizabeth NICHOLS. I am interested in these surnames.

TITUS posted by Ann Drown on Friday, December 27, 1996

My grandfather, John Henry TITUS, enlisted in the Navy in Buffalo, NY in 1907 and gave as his home address Eden Center, NY. Since I do not believe that he was married at this time, there must have been another family member living there. Are there any directories available for Eden Center? The other possible names would be: Arthur TITUS, Josephine TITUS, Kate/Catherine TITUS, Henry TITUS. Any help or clues as to how I might find out why he gave this as his permanent address would be appreciated.

BAKER, DOBLER posted by Cindy on Saturday, December 28, 1996

I am doing work on the family name BAKER I am trying to find information on a Jeremiah BAKER it is said he was a red headed Irishman I believe he could have been married to an Elisabeth(nick name) Elisa who would have possibly been born in Germany. I'm not sure of her last name also Jeremiah would have been born in the mid 1840's or 1850's. He had a son named James. William born in Aug.1873 who married an Elisabeth DOBLER born Feb.1882, Jeremiah would have been from Buffalo NY Erie County he is said to have owned some ships. If anyone has information on my Jeremiah BAKER I sure would appreciate it. Thanks so much.

COATES, CRANDALL, WAKELEY posted by Ron Crandall on Sunday, December 29, 1996

Searching for father and mother of George Washington CRANDALL born 19 Jan, 1815 (by some records) in Wales, Erie Co. NY. His father is Noah CRANDALL--unsure of mother, variously listed as either Sarah COATES or Mary WAKELEY --said to have married either 1796 (Sarah) or 1784 (Mary).

IRISH posted by John Andrew Prime on Sunday, December 29, 1996

Seeking information on Albert IRISH or any of his family, who may have lived in Angola 1860-1940. Many of the family are buried in Angola today. Thanks.

LINKENMEYER posted by Thomas Ketchum on Sunday, December 29, 1996

Looking for information of Katrina LINKENMEYER who was born in Buffalo, NY 6 Apr 1849. Her parents were Frederick and Angela LINKENMEYER. The surname spelling may be questionable. I don't know Angela's maiden name. Any help would be appreciated.

JUNG, YOUNG posted by Janice R. Burton on Monday, December 30, 1996

JOHANN JACOB JUNG (YOUNG in America), a widower, b.1805, Germany immigrated 25 July 1850 with 8 children. I'm unable to find this father, or his oldest son, JOHANNES, b 1827, Germany, after they arrived in this country. Two of the children married in Buffalo Erie Co. NY. Louisa in 1852 and Adam in 1862. Except for the father and oldest son,(and perhaps one daughter, Margaretha),all were found moved to Lee and Bureau Co. IL. From there, three moved on with their families to Nebraska, Kansas and Iowa. What happened to the father and oldest son?? HELP! Happy to exchange.

CHAPMAN, WOODFORD posted by Karen Mosier on Monday, December 30, 1996

Looking for descendants of John H. WOODFORD and Josphine Maria CHAPMAN WOODFORD. They were married June 27, 1900 in Versailles, New York. John was born about 1865. Josephine was born about 1874 in Versailles, New York.

FULLER, RHODES posted by George Stevenson on Monday, December 30, 1996

Looking for other FULLER researchers: Almon, Sr. FULLER (b. 17 Aug 1782 Sharon, CT - d. 9 Jul 1849 Springville, NY) & Betsey RHODES (b. 1785 Wallingford, VT - d. 14 Feb 1868 Ashford, NY) Almon FULLER was one of the earliest residents of Erie Co., NY in 1810. One of Robert FULLER (original immigrant) descendents.

JACOB, JOHANN, JUNG, YOUNG posted by Janice R. Burton on Monday, December 30, 1996

JOHANN JACOB JUNG (YOUNG in America), a widower, b.1805, Germany immigrated 25 July 1850 with 8 children. I'm unable to find this father, or his oldest son, Johannes, b 1827, Germany, after they arrived in this country. Two of the children married in Buffalo Erie Co. NY. Louisa in 1852 and Adam in 1862. Except for the father and oldest son,(and perhaps one daughter, Margaretha),all were found moved to Lee and Bureau Co. IL. From there, three moved on with their families to Nebraska, Kansas and Iowa. What happened to the father and oldest son?? Help! Happy to exchange.

KACZMAREK posted by Kathi White on Monday, December 30, 1996

Looking for any KACZMAREK that originated in the Sroda area of Poznan, Poland and settled in Buffalo abt. 1890. Specifically descendents of Jakub KACZMAREK b. 1851 and his brother Casimier b. 1853. I have traced all of Jakub's children to the current day but can't find all of Casimierz' children, grandchildren etc.


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