Erie County, New York

Posted Queries for May 1997



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BECKER, HAESE posted by Janet L. Will on Friday, May 2, 1997

Looking for information regarding Pauline BECKER --born in Temmschorn, Germany Died in 1938 or 1939. Married William J. HAESE. Had six children in Buffalo, NY: Ida-b.1887, Edward--b. 1886 William--b.1891, Frederick--b. 1892, Martha(Min)--b. 1893 and Lillian--b. 1896.

BECKER, HAESE, MABURY posted by Janet L. Will on Friday, May 2, 1997

Looking for information regarding William J. HAESE, Born in Heustadt, Germany in 1861-died in Buffalo, NY in 1927. Married to Pauline BECKER. His parents were: August HAESE and Eliza MABURY.

MASON, TURNER posted by Janet L. Will on Friday, May 2, 1997

Looking for information regarding Harry G. MASON. Born in Buffalo, NY 01/15/1888. He had seven siblings: Nellie, Clara, Blanche, William, Noah, John, and Lucille. His mother--Lucille TURNER and father--Noah MASON.

BECKER, HAESE, SACK posted by Janet L. Will on Friday, May 2, 1997

Looking for information regarding Wilhemina SACK. Married to ? BECKER. Had a daughter Pauline BECKER who resided in Buffalo, NY with her husband William HAESE.

CLONICK, KLONICK posted by Bob Clonick on Saturday, May 3, 1997

Searching for data pertaining to my great-grandparents known to have lived in Buffalo circa 1870. Immigrated from Russia/Poland to New York City to Buffalo and finally to Rochester. Their names were Isaac and Hannah CLONICK, possibly spelled " KLONICK". They were known to have brought over to the US other family members with the same surname.

HAWKES, WUKAS posted by Steve Jacobson on Monday, May 5, 1997

Researching HAWKES Earl Victor b-about 1919 Buffalo NY D-about 1944 in World War 2 was married to Dorthy WUKAS. Son of this marriage Thomas HAWKES is seeking family members as he was put in a Orphanage or Foster homes. Mother Dorthy has been found, but she refuses or has no knowledge of the HAWKES family of NY. Anyone who can assist would be great.

DEUTSCHER posted by Jody Coleman Weaver on Tuesday, May 6, 1997

I am looking for information about my g-g-grandparents, Paul and Jeanette DEUTSCHER. Paul was born in Buffalo 1852. Died 1899 possibly in Buffalo. Paul had brother named Michael. Paul & Jeanette had son named Roy DEUTSCHER. Any information would be greatly appreciated.

PELKA posted by Bill Pelka on Tuesday, May 6, 1997

Brunislaus PELKA Born around 1900-1910. In Buffalo Area. Worked on Rail Road so he may not show up in the SSN Files.

CARBERRY, MAKOWSKA, MAKOWSKI, MILLER, NIEBIESZCZANSKI posted by Sharon Carberry on Sunday, May 11, 1997

Need information on Orion CARBERRY, d. 15 Sep 1928 at age about 9, recorded in Buffalo although the family NIEBIESZCZANSKI (aka MILLER) lived on a farm in Alden. His father was Frank CARBERRY of Philadelphia and his mother Frances was MILLER, whose mother was MAKOWSKA (MAKOWSKI). Any information on these names would help.

JOHNSON, LOWE posted by Rich Lowe on Sunday, May 11, 1997

Seeking info on Newton Vorice LOWE, b. Erie Co., 25 Oct 1875; parents were J.A. (John?) LOWE and Sarah JOHNSON according to marriage application of Newton. Have been unable to locate any other evidence of parents or residence in Erie Co. Where there siblings?

FLAMERSFELD, FLOMERFELT, FLUMERFELT, FLUMERVELT posted by David Flomerfelt on Monday, May 12, 1997

Interested in contacting anyone familiar with this surname, most of the original family members came from Hunterdon or Warren Co. New Jersey. The name came to America as Zacharias FLAMERSFELD/FLUMERVELT and has over tewnty different spelling variations. One Cornelius FLUMERFELT moved to Canada in 1799, fought for the British in the War of 1812, later becoming a traveling Methodist Minister in Ontario. Some members of the family I believed moved back to the U.S. via the Erie - Niagara County area.

GREENE, PUTNAM posted by Catherine Benjamin on Monday, May 12, 1997

Allen GREENE, born 1776 in Rhode Island. He married Mercy PUTNAM. Allen came to Sardinia, Erie County in 1815. Allen died (in Sardinia) Sept. 11 or 13, 1859. We are looking for his parents names. Any help would be appreciated.

JONES, MUSSELMAN, WESTINGHOUSE posted by George & Faye Cox on Tuesday, May 13, 1997

JONES, William Chauncey - last known NY address was 546 Ashland, Buffalo - worked for the Westinghouse Company, may have also been in the photography business. His parents were Abigail WESTINGHOUSE JONES & William Morgan JONES who lived in NYC and Schedentady. W.C. was the Westinghouse family rep at the Buffalo World's Fair - he had a brother named George W. JONES, may have also lived in Buffalo at one time. William Chauncey JONES was born NYC, 1853, d 1924 Los Angeles. Married to Eleanora MUSSELMAN in 1884 in California, but the family moved back and forth between NY and the LA area. Any help appreciated.

CROOP, DILLER, MILLER, MUSSELMAN, RIEGLE posted by George & Faye Cox on Tuesday, May 13, 1997

RIEGLE (Reigle), Jacob Jr. born 1787, d 1865 Akron, NY; married to DILLER, Mary Elizabeth b 1796, d 1837 Clarence, Erie Co. Daughter was Eliza (Elizabeth) RIEGLE, b 9/11/1834 Clarence, married to Samuel MUSSELMAN in Clarence 10/30/1853. Jacob RIEGLE, Sr. was born in 1773 Berks Co., PA, but died in 1852 in Clarence, as did his wife Elisabeth MILLER, b 1775 in PA, died Clarence, buried at Clarence Center. Other children who also died in Clarence were: David (1799PA-1876); Samuel (1812PA-1892 who was married to Catherine CROOP who died in 1860 Clarence.) Any help appreciated.

DICKSON, SEARLE, THOMAS posted by William Skivington on Tuesday, May 13, 1997

b. Dec 10, 1863, d. June 15, 1926. worked as fireman or engineer on steam locomotives for New York Central, a hot coal dropped on his foot and caused an infection. His leg was amputated and he succumbed shortly thereafter. He lived at #9 Brinkman St., Buffalo New York. He m. Annie DICKSON, and raised two children, Gordon and Myrtle, and a niece, Gladys Marie THOMAS. Would like to know where Sidney was born, and more about siblings, anc. and desc. of his siblings.

HUGHES, JONES posted by Kathy Pennau on Wednesday, May 14, 1997

I am looking for the marriage record of John J. HUGHES and Eleanor JONES. They were married in Buffalo sometime between 1850 and 1858. They probably immigrated from Wales sometime during this time. That's all the information I have, I realize that this is very little to work with.

BLACKMAR, BOYLE, CUDDING, DAYTON, DUNNIGAN, MILLER, MISCHKA, RUSS, WATKINS posted by Wendy S. Loughlin on Saturday, May 17, 1997

Adalbert and Barbara MISCHKA came to Buffalo from Bohemia in 1852. They had six children: Emily, Anna, Agusta ("Gussie"), Joseph, Carl and Edward. Of these, only Edward was born in Buffalo; the rest were born in Bohemia. Emily married Nicholas O'NEIL and died in 1909. Anna's married name was BLACKMAR (sp?), and she married circa 1871. She was supposedly a well-known opera singer in the area (I know she sang at St. Pauls' Church), but is said to have "died at an early age." Augusta married John RUSS. Joseph was organist and director of the choir at St. Paul's and St. Luke's Churches in the 1870s and 1880s; he also served as director of the "Liedertafel" (German singing society) from 1868-1894. Later, he was appointed as director of music in the city public schools. Carl was born on October 15, 1848 (in Bohemia) and died on January 28, 1915. He married a woman named Sarah. He taught music at Canisius College and composed his own pieces as well. Edward married Katherine Agnes BOYLE (daughter of Andrew BOYLE and Jane DUNNIGAN). They had seven children: Frances, Katherine, Ann, Joseph, Augusta Barbara, Edward and Carl. Frances married Arthur DAYTON and had a daughter named Carole. Katherine married Robert WATKINS. Ann married Arthur MILLER and had Glen, Peter and Derek. Augusta Barbara was born September 10, 1890 and died October 1, 1968 in Syracuse, NY. She married Harry W. CUDDING in 1914 and had two daughters, Katherine and Jane. Edward was born August 31, 1893 and died April 1969. His wife was named Mary. Carl was born in 1896 and died on April 7, 1974. His wife, named Hilda, was born January 6, 1901 and died March 1975. They had four children: Robert, Joanne, Susan and Carl (born June 19, 1924) , who became a doctor and died on April 7, 1974. The MISCHKAs were communicants of Saint Louis Roman Catholic Church in Buffalo.

CARBERRY, MAKOWSKA, MILLER, NIEBIESZCZANSKI posted by Sharon Carberry on Saturday, May 17, 1997

I need information on the MILLER family of Alden, NY, who were the NIEBIESZCZANSKI family, from Poland about 1891. Andrew married Mary MAKOWSKA, and daughter Frances was baptized in 1892 at St. John Cantius RC Church in Buffalo. Frances married Frank CARBERRY about 1916, had son James (my father) in 1918, and sons Orion (born possibly 1920) and Paul (born perhaps 1922 and thought to have died as a toddler). Orion is recorded in a Buffalo death certificate for 15 Sep 1928. When did Paul die ? Where are they buried ? I searched St. John Cantius records with no success and the Buffalo news-paper for an obit for Orion.

BRITTAIN, VALKENBERG, VALKENBURGH, VANVALKENBERG, VANVALKENBURG, VANVALKENBURGH, WOOLNOUGH posted by Marianna Williams on Monday, May 19, 1997

Am looking for any information on the VANVALKENBURGH (sometimes VANVALKENBURG, or VANVALKENBERG or simply VALKENBERG) family, especially Henry VANVALKENBURGH, whom, I believe married, , circa 1850, Maria WOOLNOUGH, b. 1828, England. On the Federal census of 1850 she was living with the Elizabeth and Lewis BRITTAIN family in Buffalo, Erie county, New York. By the 1860 Federal census, Henry and Maria were in Dubuque, Iowa with Maria WOOLNOUGH age 62, Emma VANVALKENBURGH age 10, b. New York, Chas, age 5, b. New York, William, age 2, b. Iowa and Frank, age 8 months, b. Iowa. Also: W. VANVALKENBURGH, b. 1817, New York, married Fidelia E., (maiden name unknown) b. 1828, New York, and James Van VALKENBURGH, b. 1822, New York, married Sarah H. (maiden name unknown) b. 1832, New York. My main interest is in tracing Maria Woolnough but at this point I feel any information I can find on the Van Valkenburghs would be of great help.

LARZALERE posted by John R. Larzalere on Wednesday, May 21, 1997

I am looking for information on Charlie F. LARZALERE who was born in Waterloo NY, on Oct. 22, 1875 and later moved to Buffalo.

CARDER, PERKINS, STONE posted by Dave Stone on Wednesday, May 21, 1997

I'm looking for information on Mary PERKINS & her father Ebenezer PERKINS. Mary PERKINS married Honeymon STONE, born 1771 (Warwick, RI) died 1828 (Eden, Erie, NY), son of Thomas STONE & Elizabeth CARDER (both of Warwick, RI). All I have on Mary PERKINS is she died 184? (NY) had 7 children: ?, ?, Thomas 1794, Whitman 1796, Stukeley 1798, Hiram B. 1802, Honeymon 1809, and all I have on Ebenezer PERKINS is that he is her father...also it would be great to find out her mother...thanks !!

HARVEY, HAVRITLEK, HAWRYLCZAK posted by Mrs. R. Pinedo-Harvey on Friday, May 23, 1997

My father was raised in Erie county. He lived with his family in Aurora I believe on a farm. His name was changed to HARVEY and after his death my family came across official papers stating HAWRYLCZAK as his original name. We had no contact with the family in Erie and my father never talked about them. We would like to locate other possible family members and information about our great grandparents His father was Michael and his mother was Mary. They lived in 1910 on 2nd street Lackawanna. Another version of the name is HAVRITLEK.

BUCZYNSKA, CIELINSKA, CISKAL, CZAJKA, GOLONEK, GOLONKA, KUCZYNSKI, LAMPKA, NOWAK, SIPIOR, STRZATKOWSKI posted by Connie Diven on Friday, May 23, 1997

Wojciech SIPIOR came to Buffalo with 2 brothers and 1 sister. Sister Agatha moved to Philadelphia. 1 brother moved to RI ,other brother moved to Pittsburg. Would like to know when they arrived in Buffalo, what ship, need to trace family from Galicia, Poland.He Married 2nd wife Mary (GOLONEK/GOLONKA) BUCZYNSKA from Austria, Pol Also surnames of KUCZYNSKI, CIELINSKA, LAMPKA & CZAJKA from Buffalo and Pol. Also surnames from Pol NOWAK, STRZATKOWSKI, CISKAL.

BLODGETT, SLADE posted by John Laird on Saturday, May 24, 1997

Jacob BLODGETT, and his wife, Phoebe SLADE BLODGETT, came to Alden Township in 1822. They had nine children, which included Squire, Clemina, Russell, James, H. Jerome, and Rufus. Would love to exchange information with anyone working on this family.

CARPENTER posted by John Laird on Saturday, May 24, 1997

Rev. War veteran Jeremiah CARPENTER came to Erie County about 1820, as did many of his children: Joseph, Jeremiah, Niles, and others. I am researching this family, which appears to have been in Wales, Marilla, and Alden Townships through the 1800's. Would like to share information with anyone else working on this.

LONGNECKER posted by Denise L. Fritch on Saturday, May 24, 1997

Interested in all information about the LONGNECKER families who settled near Clarance in Erie County from Southeastern Pennsylvania. The LONGNECKER families were in Erie County from about the mid-1820s to just following the Civil War.

DECKER posted by Donald J. Decker on Sunday, May 25, 1997

Looking for information on DECKER, worked on or for ship lines on the great lakes. Any information will be greatly appreciated.

MOORE posted by Steve Mitchell on Sunday, May 25, 1997

I am looking for birth records of Helen Marie MOORE, my grandmother. She once told me she was born in Angola-on-the-Lake while her father was working there. Her date of birth was 18 October 1899. Any information would be extremely helpful. Thank you.

FERRAND, SUGERNUT, SUGNET posted by Jeane Luchte on Tuesday, May 27, 1997

Louis SUGNET was born in French Canton, Switzerland and came to Cheektowaga, NY in about 1830. He died in about 1861 in a boatyard accident in Cheektowaga. He was married to Catharine FERRAND SUGNET who was born outside Paris in 1822. I do not know when she died. I found this family in the 1850 census as Lewis SUGERNUT. If you know anything about this family, I'd love to hear from you. Thanks.

CAREY, HAMILTON posted by John O'Rourke on Thursday, May 29, 1997

Looking for information re Johnson H. HAMILTON resided in Buffalo 4th ward in 1840. Wife Susan CAREY ,2 sons, 2 daughters, one named Maria Anne born c 1833. Practiced Law.

ADAMS, JUDD posted by Brenda Van Voorhies on Friday, May 30, 1997

Henry ADAMS b. 28 Mar 1820, Buffalo, Niagara/Erie, New York Looking for information on Father, Samuel ADAMS b. 1793 in Montgomery County, New York. and Mother: Mary Jemima JUDD b. 1794 in New York. Any information birth, Land, etc. would be appreciated. Thanks.

DINGBOOM posted by Janice Judge on Friday, May 30, 1997

Seeking any information in regards to Herman J. DINGBOOM born ca 1811 in Holland. He married Johanna (maiden name unknown) ca 1839. Johanna was born 9 February 1814 in Amsterdam, Holland. They immigrated and settled in Buffalo, NY ca 1847. They had ten children (there may have been more): Mary, John, Henryetta, Arnottina, Herman, Margaret, Catherine, Anna, Teresa, and Frederick. Herman Sr. died 29 April 1861. Johanna died 15 July 1909. They are both buried in the United German and French Cemetery in Buffalo, NY. Any help would be greatly appreciated!

DUKE posted by Janice Judge on Friday, May 30, 1997

I am seeking any information in regards to Charles H. DUKE who was born ca 1814 in France. He married Justine (maiden name unknown) who was born ca 1807 in France. They had six children (there may have been more): Julius, Henry, Rosa born ca 1840, Charles born 14 September 1841, Josephine born ca 1846 in NY, and Gustavus born ca 1849 in Buffalo, NY. Charles and Josephine immigrated to the US in September 1841 and settled in Buffalo, NY. Any assistance would be greatly appreciated!

BREITSCHAFT, EDBAUER posted by Janice Judge on Friday, May 30, 1997

Seeking any information on George Adam EDBAUER b: ca April 1844 in Germany. He immigrated to US ca 1870. He settled in Buffalo, NY; and married Barbara BREITSCHAFT ca 1872. They had twelve children (there may have been more): Elizabeth, Anna, Robert, Caroline, Barbara, George, Teresa, Margaret, Mary, John, Peter, and Edward. George died 26 October 1904 and Barbara died 23 August 1918. They are buried in the United German and French Cemetery in Buffalo. Any information would be greatly appreciated!

FISCHER posted by Janice Judge on Friday, May 30, 1997

Seeking any information in regards to Friedrick FISCHER who was born ca 1831 in Hesse-Darmstadt, Germany. He married Wilhelmina (maiden name unknown) ca 1855. Wilhelmina was born March 1837 in Hesse-Darmstadt, Germany. They immigrated to the US ca 1865 and settled in Buffalo, NY. They had six children (there may have been more): Margareth, Charles, Catherine, Philip, Susana, and Friedrick. Friedrick Sr. died pre-1880 in Buffalo. Wilhelmina died 12 March 1909 in Buffalo. Any help would be greatly appreciated!

GRANGER, REMINGTON, SANBORN, SANBURN posted by John Stewart on Friday, May 30, 1997

I am researching the REMINGTON/SANBORN/SANBURN/GRANGER families of early Buffalo, NY. In particular, I would like to know the father of Shadrach REMINGTON and descendants of William A. REMINGTON and Elizabeth SANBORN/SANBURN. Thanks in advance for any information.

MANN, RAPPOLD posted by Janice Judge on Friday, May 30, 1997

Seeking any information in regards to Philip RAPPOLD who was born 24 March 1830 in Alsace-Lorraine. He married Maria MANN ca 1853. Maria (Mary) was born 18 November 1831 in Hessen-Cassel, Germany. They immigrated to the US ca 1860 and settled in Buffalo, NY. They had four children (there may have been more): Louis, John, George A; and Mary. Philip died 29 September 1884 and Maria died 19 February 1895. They are both buried in the Evangelical Cemetery in Buffalo. Any help would be greatly appreciated!

GRANGER, REMINGTON, SANBORN, SANBURN posted by John Stewart on Friday, May 30, 1997

I am researching the REMINGTON/- SANBORN/SANBURN/GRANGER families of early Buffalo, NY. In particular, I would like to know the father of Shadrach REMINGTON and descendants of William A. REMINGTON and Elizabeth SANBORN/SANBURN. Thanks in advance for any information.

DUKE, STENGEL posted by Janice Judge on Friday, May 30, 1997

I am seeking any information in regards to Johann (John) STENGEL who was born ca 1812 in Bavaria. He married Barbara (maiden name unknown) who was born ca 1839 in Hesse, Darmstadt, Germany. They had three children (there may have been more): Barbara born ca 1869 in NY, Lena born ca 1873 in NY, and August born ca October 1877 in NY. According to the 1880 Census this family was living in Buffalo, NY. August married Florence DUKE ca 1898. They had one daughter: Elvira Florence who was born 14 June 1899 in Buffalo. Any assistance would be greatly appreciated!


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