Erie County, New York

Posted Queries for June 1997



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BEENY, BROWN posted by Ronald W. Beeny on Sunday, June 1, 1997

I would like to have the marriage date between John BEENY born December 24, 1803 in England and Elizabeth BROWN born in January 26, 1833 in England. Married in Erie County, New York about 1833. Also the birth dates of children born in Erie County New York: Children Robert Miller BEENY, Elizabeth Matila BEENY, John BEENY, Harriet BEENY, Charlotte E. BEENY, Hannah Susan BEENY, Tama Mary BEENY and George Henry BEENY.

CAMP, HALL posted by Phyllis Hembree on Tuesday, June 3, 1997

Am searching the CAMP families from Erie Co. Seth Keeler CAMP and Philena HALL, were married by the Rev. Stephen H. Weaver, 24 Oct.1833. Would like to know in which church. Also seeking names of father and mother of Seth. Any help greatly appreciated and thank you.

HARWOOD, JOHNSON posted by Bev Ball on Tuesday, June 3, 1997

My Great Great Grandmother is Rachel Siphrona HARWOOD. She was born Sept 16 1829 in Erie Co. N.Y. She was married to William Wallace JOHNSON. William was born April 13 1827 in Wyoming Co. N.Y. (not sure if the County is correct). I am looking for any information on their marriage or death dates/ Or who their parents were. Thanks.

HUTCHINSON posted by Stan Hutchinson on Tuesday, June 3, 1997

Winfield Scott HUTCHINSON, born 1821, Williamsville, N.Y. Any information on his parents. Thank you.

AVERY, LEWIS, YOUNG posted by Jerry and Diane Parsons on Thursday, June 5, 1997

We are looking for the parents and other information about ANSON KELSEY YOUNG b 8 Jun 1818 (Either NY or OH). He married ELIZA K. AVERY at the YOUNG home in Alden, 20 Apr 1840. They are in the 1850 Census in Erie County. ELIZA AVERY is the daughter of DANIEL AVERY and ALMEDA LEWIS. Thanks for any help you can give us.

HUMMEL, ROMBACH posted by Susan Wilson on Thursday, June 5, 1997

Looking for information on the family of Ambrose HUMMEL, baptized 5/1/1833, in Buffalo, Erie Co., NY. Ambrose HUMMEL was the son of Michel HUMMEL and Maria ROMBACH, b. Germany. Would like to find brothers and sisters of Ambrose HUMMEL, and information on the death of his parents and/or where they moved after Buffalo. The family appears in the 1840 census in Erie Co., NY, but is absent from the 1850 census in NY. Ambrose HUMMEL is found in Manitowoc Co., WI in 1855, Portage Co., WI in 1860, and Green Bay, Brown Co., WI in 1870-1910.

BUCHHEIT, KRIEGBAUM, ZUNNER posted by Christine Buchheit Green on Thursday, June 5, 1997

My g-grandmother was Anna KRIEGBAUM BUCHHEIT born 3 Nov. 1858 in Buffalo. Her parents were John KRIEGBAUM and Elizabeth ZUNNER. any information on this family would be appreciated. I know she had a brother Frank and 2 sisters. They lived in Williamsville. She married Joseph BUCHHEIT in 1881. She died Feb. 1934.

BIESER, MAEDER posted by Christine Buchheit Green on Thursday, June 5, 1997

I am looking for information on Joseph MAEDER. He died in Williamsville 31 Oct 1861. He was married to Anna Marie BIESER. I know they had a daughter Magdalene born 21 April 1829.

DAIGLER, SCHAEFER posted by Christine Buchheit Green on Thursday, June 5, 1997

I am looking for information on Maria Anna SCHAEFER born about 1809 . Married George DAIGLER Sept. 9, 1833 in Buffalo. Died 1873 in Williamsville.

BEVINS posted by K. Copeland on Friday, June 6, 1997

Researching Joseph BEVINS born in Collins, Erie Co., New York 1846. Believe his father to be Peter BEVINS born Middlesex, New York 1806. Any information regarding this family would be appreciated. I have very little information about this family or where they were from.

DYKE, FREER, PETERSON posted by Alice M. (Freer) Henneberry on Friday, June 6, 1997

Looking for the family of Edward and Gladys (PETERSON?) DYKE who lived in the Buffalo area. No dates or places of birth/death are known. Gladys was the daughter of Charles? and Ida (FREER) PETERSON.

FOSTER, FREER, PETERSON posted by Alice M. (Freer) Henneberry on Friday, June 6, 1997

Looking for the family of Marie (PETERSON?) FOSTER who lived in the Kenmore area. Name of her husband, not known. Marie was the daughter of Charles and Ida (FREER) PETERSON. No dates or names of Marie's children, grandchildren are known.

LAGAN, ONEILL posted by Joanne Collett on Friday, June 6, 1997

Seeking parents, siblings of Patrick ONEILL born Port Glenon, County Derry, Ireland. Died Buffalo, New York turn of the century. Married Jane LAGAN Thank you.

ARTHURS, FREER, PAGLIA, PETERSON posted by Alice M. (Freer) Henneberry on Friday, June 6, 1997

Look for the family of Anthony and Pearl (ARTHURS) PAGLIA, who lived in the Buffalo area. Their children were Tony, Walter, Jeanette, and Rosemary. No dates are known. Pearl was the daughter of Charles and Ida (FREER) PETERSON.

AICHER, KELLER, SCHNEIDER posted by Cindi Rusher Ulrich on Friday, June 6, 1997

Looking for information on Anna Louise SCHNEIDER and brother Eric SCHNEIDER. Both were born around the turn of the century in Essen, Germany. Anna married Otto AICHER and died in 1938 in Bowmansville, NY months after giving birth to their only child, Anna Louise AICHER. Eric died during WW2. We know that there is a connection to the KELLER family. Any help would be appreciated.

BENKER, HOFFMANN, SOLLNER posted by Keith R. Balon on Monday, June 9, 1997

Looking for information on: John Abraham BENKER who was born in Germany and moved to Federal Avenue in Buffalo. He was married to Katherine SOLLNER and they had several children: Catherine, George, Charles, William, Minnie, Pauline and Henry. Charles BENKER moved to Detroit, Michigan, married Charlotte HOFFMANN and had one daughter, Ruth Arlene BENKER. William also moved to Detroit and had several children.

COOPER, STANLEY posted by Mary F. Otterson on Tuesday, June 10, 1997

COOPER, Thomas, lived in Buffalo, worked for railroad. Married Theresa STANLEY. Thos. Disappears in about 1864, when Theresa & kids move to Milwaukee.

BASHER, KUNZ posted by Maureen Higgins Seifert on Tuesday, June 10, 1997

Looking for information on Meinrad and Gertrud KUNZ situated in Erie County, Buffalo, Genesee? Street, Circa 1844, daughter Mary Anna KUNZ BASHER b. 1835, d. 1893; married George Joseph BASHER b. 1819 Alsace d. 1898 Lancaster.

COOK, SCHUBERT posted by Laurie A. Schubert on Tuesday, June 10, 1997

Am looking for the parents of Casper Fritz SCHUBERT, born 15 April 1878 in Buffalo and died 1959 in Buffalo. Father's name unknown, but he was a stone cutter and died young from stone dust in the lungs. Father was supposed to have come from Germany as a young child. Mother's name supposed to be Regina COOK or German Version of same. She, also, was supposed to have come from Germany when she was about 11 years old. She married a total of 3 times, all husbands were stone cutters and believe all died of stone dust.

MILLER, SMITH, UNGER posted by Rob Reitz on Wednesday, June 11, 1997

Elizabeth UNGER, b. in Berlingereich(?), Germany 15 Oct 1825; possible brothers Michael and John show in federal census records for Collins, Erie Co. 1840 and 1850; m. Charles SMITH of Pembroke, Genesee Co., in Batavia in 1844; son Charles T. SMITH m. Mary Jane (Jennie) MILLER of Amherst/Williamsville area in Corfu, Gen. Co. in 1873. Interested in especially German link.

BREIL, HEINTZ, KAPPEL posted by Vivian Eichel on Thursday, June 12, 1997

Looking for parents of Henrich HEINTZ, born in 1860 in Germany, came to Buffalo in 1864, had 3 brothers, George, Louis and William and 2 sisters, Sophia and Dorothy. Henrich married Bertha BREIL in Ohio, came back to Buffalo with Lewis Breil, Simon Breil, and Lewis KAPPEL. Henrich is my Great Grandfather, and will share any information I have. Bertha and her family were part of the Zoar Society, Ohio, a religious separatist group from Germany. All of Henry and Bertha's sons (Fredrick, George, and Louis) were born in Buffalo.

ADAMS, CHAMBERLAIN, CURTIS, DUNN, MUNN, PLACE posted by Karen Mohr on Friday, June 13, 1997

Seek information on William CHAMBERLAIN (b 1818, d 1901) and Genett MUNN (b 1818, d 17 Feb 1882 East Aurora, Erie Co., NY, bur possibly Carlton, Orleans Co., NY), dau/of Harry and Nancy MUNN. Children of William CHAMBERLAIN and Genett MUNN were: (1) George CHAMBERLAIN, b 16 Oct 1841; (2) Eliza Jane CHAMBERLAIN, b 31 Dec 1843, m James PLACE of Erie Co., NY; (3) Marcus CHAMBERLAIN; (4) Harriet M. CHAMBERLAIN, b 25 Mar 1848 Carlton, Orleans Co., NY, d 6 Apr 1928 East Aurora, Erie Co., NY, bur Crown Hill Cemetery, Lakewood, Jefferson Co., CO, mar Delatus Keep ADAMS 10 Aug 1883 in Elma, Erie Co., NY, (5) Alonzo M. CHAMBERLAIN, b 1850 Erie Co., NY, m Margaret Allen DUNN, widow of John F. CURTIS; (6) Adelle CHAMBERLAIN, b 27 Jan 1856 Carlton, Orleans Co., NY, mar a CHAMBERLAIN; and (7) Clark CHAMBERLAIN. Thank you.

GREENTHANER posted by Linda R. Allen on Saturday, June 14, 1997

I am looking for information on brothers and cousins of GREENTHANER. John and Sepple (also known as Joe) immig. from Bavaria in 1888. Joseph & George immig. in 1893. A cousin Joseph also immig. in 1888, he was a brewer on Mulberry St. in Buffalo in 1900 census. George is also supposed to have owned and operated a tavern in Buffalo. John married and moved out to Lancaster and was a baker.

MORRELL, ROSCOE, TAYLOR, TUCKER posted by Sherrill Madden on Saturday, June 14, 1997

Searching for connections to ROSCOE family from around N. Collins, Farnham (I believe) Amarilla m. Morris TAYLOR and had the following children: Emory Roscoe Taylor b. Town of Brant 1866, Burt, George, Forella, Alice, Mark and Albert ~ no dates of birth/no location. Emory Roscoe TAYLOR m. Grayce Louise TUCKER whose parents were Eugene TUCKER and Rosie MORRELL. Any information about any of these family names would be appreciated.

KUHN, MARTHALER posted by Leslie Lienert on Tuesday, June 17, 1997

I am looking for information on the family/ancestors of Frank KUHN (d. Buffalo, NY) and his spouse Katherine MARTHALER (b. 1861/62 d. Feb 1928 Buffalo, NY). Any help you can provide would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!

JAMAN, LIENERT posted by Leslie Lienert on Tuesday, June 17, 1997

I am looking for information on the family/ancestors of John Baptist LIENERT (b. 1857 m. 1882 d. Buffalo, NY) and his spouse Clara JAMAN (b. Jan 1861). Any help you can provide would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!

KUHN, MARTHALER posted by Leslie Lienert on Tuesday, June 17, 1997

I am looking for information on the family/ancestors of Katherine MARTHALER (b. 1861/62 d. Feb 1928 Buffalo, NY) and her spouse Frank KUHN (d. Buffalo, NY). Any help you can provide would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!

BAY, CHURCH posted by Kim Harris Myers on Wednesday, June 18, 1997

Joseph BAY was born 15 Apr 1837 in France, near the border of Switzerland. At some point he moved to Cattaraugus Co., where he married Minerva CHURCH. He was a private in Co. A of the 188th Infantry of the NYSV in the War of 1861. He became disabled during the war, and in 1877 moved from Ellicottville to Springville, in Erie Co. He died on October 22, 1907, and I am seeking information on his burial location, and if there are any surviving descendants from his children (Carrie, b. 1868, Charles, b.1870, Emma b. 1874 and Harry b. 1883). Family history has it that he was active in the GAR after the war. I am also interested in his wife's family, the Churches.

CLIMIE posted by Peter J. Climie on Wednesday, June 18, 1997

I am searching for any and all information relating to the CLIMIE family line. I am looking for any links to other relatives outside of West Seneca, NY. Raymond and Sylvia CLIMIE owned a small grocery on the corner of Union Rd. and Clinton St. in W. Seneca during the early 1900's.

ESHELMAN, ESHLEMAN, RODES posted by Sharon Eshelman on Friday, June 20, 1997

Jacob ESHELMAN b. May 31, 1818 in Swatara Twp, Dauphin Co., PA m. Catharine RODES b. 1813 in Swatara Twp., Dauphin Co., PA Jacob ESHELMAN died Aug. 26, 1895 in Clarence Center, NY Jacob was Supervisor for the Town of Clarence for the years 1869 (?) and six succeeding years. Any information is greatly appreciated. Thank you in advance.

CHAFFEE, SHULTES, SHULTIS, WEEDEN posted by Lynn Weeden on Saturday, June 21, 1997

Looking for descendants of Elikum SHULTIS and Deliza J. WEEDEN. Deliza was the daughter of William WEEDEN and Amy CHAFFEE. They lived in Springville, NY soon after the War of 1812.

CARNEY, SMITH posted by Shirley Burns on Sunday, June 22, 1997

Looking for information on death or burial place of Clement CARNEY probably died circa 1875-1880. Married Sally SMITH daughter of Wm. & Hannah SMITH in Erie County, NY.

KING posted by Shirley Burns on Sunday, June 22, 1997

Looking for any information on Clement KING Rev. Soldier lived and buried Griffin Mill. Son Darius married Caroline(?), he was in the War of 1812.

RICHMOND, SMITH posted by Shirley Burns on Sunday, June 22, 1997

Need to know the maiden name of Hannah SMITH married to William (Gov) SMITH. Early settlers in Concord area. There may be a connection between the SMITH family and Geo. RICHMOND. Any help is most welcome.

BRESSETTE, MECCAS posted by Clifford David Bressette III on Monday, June 23, 1997

Searching for any information re: Clifford David BRESSETTE Sr. He married Beatrice MECCAS in Buffalo. Children's names are Clifford David Jr., Ronald, Nancy, Carol and Barbara. I am specifically looking for dates (i.e. born, died etc.). Also, information regarding his children.

AUGUSTYN, BOGDAN, BRYDALSKI, DYBALSKI, GAWRONSKA, GRABOWSKA, KACZMAREK, ORLOWSKI, PIETRUSZEWSKI, PILATA, ROPOCZYNSKI, SCHMIDT, SIKORSKA, SZRUBA, WALIGORSKA, WIERZBOWSKI posted by Jonathan J. Brydalski on Monday, June 23, 1997

After my relatives left Poland they all settled in Western New York (Buffalo). The surnames are: BRYDALSKI, WIERZBOWSKI, ROPOCZYNSKI, DYBALSKI, SCHMIDT, PILATA, ORLOWSKI, GAWRONSKA, AUGUSTYN, BOGDAN, KACZMAREK, WALIGORSKA, PIETRUSZEWSKI, SIKORSKA, SZRUBA, and GRABOWSKA. I do have information to share with anyone researching the above listed surnames. Thank you.

SPARLING posted by Roberta Longmire on Monday, June 23, 1997

Francis Ira SPARLING was an itinerant preacher during the period 1886-1908 and probably longer. What church?

DRUMM, LAFFER, LAUFFER posted by Walter Laffer on Thursday, June 26, 1997

Seeking any information about an Adam LAUFFER who according to family stories died standing at the picket against an Indian raid during the Black Hawk War (Battle of Black Rock) circa 1812-1814. He was the son of Bartholomew (Bartol) LAUFFER and Anna Maria DRUMM LAUFFER of Westmoreland County, PA. Adam was born 24 Dec. 1774 in Moore Township, Northampton County, PA. His parents shortly after that moved to Greensburg, Westmoreland County, PA. Adam probably joined the army in Pennsylvania.

FOULK, LAWLOR, LAWYER, MCCALL posted by Joanne McCall Magness on Thursday, June 26, 1997

My great grandfather, Thomas Patrick MCCALL, married Fannie Mitchell FOULK in 1882 in Buffalo, N.Y. Fannie was from Cecil County Maryland and Thomas was from Ireland. The family story says that Thomas was born in 1850. His parents died when he was 6 or 7 and he came to the US to live with his sister, who had married a man named "LAWYER/LAWLOR". Any information would be appreciated.

TOURO, TOUROT, TURO, TUROT posted by Gerard E. Tourot on Friday, June 27, 1997

Frederick, Seneca Street, 1860-1890. Looking for any information to connect him with others with same last name. Old city directories show him at different addresses on Seneca Street his wife was Susan, her obituary is on file at the Library. Any information appreciated.

BEUGE posted by Andy Medlin on Sunday, June 29, 1997

Looking for any information on a Carl BEUGE, or Gustave BEUGE last known address was 278 Locust Street, Buffalo, NY. They lived in Buffalo from 1873 to 1876. Any information would be helpful. Thanks.

PFIFFNER, PFIFNER, PIFFNER, WILLIAMS posted by Ed Tate on Monday, June 30, 1997

Looking for any information on John PFIFFNER (PFIFNER or PIFFNER), moved to Buffalo from St. Louis, approx 1880-1887, married Mary WILLIAMS in 1887 in Buffalo. Left to go to Chicago before 1900. Son Paul Durand born 1889. The information I have is from "family history" and has not been proved. I'm curious why he moved to Buffalo and have to assume that it was for relatives or employment.

HOSMER, LEWIS, TUCKER, WHEELER posted by James K. Harrison on Monday, June 30, 1997

Looking for proof of marriage of Henry TUCKER and Deborah Submit WHEELER in Holland, Erie County about 1810. Was Deborah the daughter of John WHEELER and Ruth HOSMER WHEELER? Henry and Deborah had son Henry WHEELER, Jr. who married Phoebe Woodward LEWIS in Erie County about 1840. Glad to exchange information on WHEELER, TUCKER, or LEWIS families.


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