Erie County, New York

Posted Queries for July 1997



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NEWCOMB posted by Ken Newcombe on Tuesday, July 1, 1997

NEWCOMB - Albert J NEWCOMB lived in Buffalo from 1930 at 12 Parker Ave. From 1935 or so until 1940 he lived at 528 Ashland Ave., and then at 431 Woodward about 1942. His wife was Evelyn ? and he worked at the Federal Reserve as a guard. Does any one know anything of him?

BAIN, COOPER, MALONE, MCBAIN, STANLEY posted by Mary F. Otterson on Wednesday, July 2, 1997

Looking for information on Nora BAIN (MCBAIN?) STANLEY. She came from Ireland on early-mid-1800's, lived in Buffalo. Married to George STANLEY. Had at least one child, Theresa STANLEY, who was my GG grandmother. Would have belonged to a Catholic parish. Theresa married Thos. COOPER, and moved to Milwaukee, WI about 1864. Have extensive history to share on MALONE family.

KASTEN posted by Carlene M. Wojahn on Friday, July 4, 1997

Looking for information on Sophia KASTEN who was born in Germany in 1828 (Meckenburg?) married Fredrich MYER B.1825 in Buffalo, New York in 1853.

KASTEN, MYER posted by Carlene M. Wojahn on Friday, July 4, 1997

Looking for information on Fredrich MYER b.1825 in Germany married Sophia KASTEN b.1828 in Buffalo, New York in 1853. Can anyone help me with this?

RHODES posted by Bernice J Donoghue on Monday, July 7, 1997

Any information on my gr-grandfather Edward Sumner RHODES (1862-1919) or his sister Anna Elizabeth RHODES (1869-1937). Edward was a pharmacist. Anna Elizabeth never married. They were born in Saegertown Crawford Co PA; died Buffalo, Erie Co., NY.

COOK, LAWRENCE posted by Linda Lawrence DeFalco on Friday, July 11, 1997

I am looking for information about my ggggrandfather he was said to have married a COOK somewhere in Erie Co. probably Hamburg they had a son Benjamin Franklin LAWRENCE b. 1831. I do not know my ggggrandparents first names or anything else about them except their surnames. Any information would be greatly appreciated.

BESSTAK, BESTAK, REIBER, REIL posted by Kathy Kovalek on Saturday, July 12, 1997

Would like information on Joseph BESTAK (or BESSTAK) and his wife Veronica REIBER. They were the parents of Theresa BESTAK 1861-1/26/1921 who was married to Michael REIL 1856-1/26/1939.

ERTZ, WIELYOUNG posted by Kathy Kovalek on Saturday, July 12, 1997

Would like more information on William ERTZ 9/15/1824-2/12/1869 and wife Margaret WIELYOUNG 3/9/1826-1/31/1914--where they live in Buffalo, where they came from, who their parents were.

HUBER posted by Kathy Kovalek on Saturday, July 12, 1997

Would like more information on Ludwig (Lewis) HUBER d. 1844, married to Louise. He came to U.S. from Bavaria and she from France. Would like to know Louise's maiden name, the town she came from, birth and death dates, and birth and death dates and town that Ludwig came from.

HALLER, KIEFFER posted by Sharon M. Nelsen on Saturday, July 12, 1997

I am searching for any information on the Anton and Catherine KIEFFER Family. Some of the children are Phillip, Peter, Sara Barbara. Phillip is my Great-great grandfather. He married Mary HALLER. They had 10 or 11 children. Charles is my great grandfather and he lived in Minnesota as did his brother, Joseph. Phillip is buried in Pine Hill Cemetery in Buffalo. I would like to learn more about Charlie's brothers and sisters that remained in N.Y. Anthony, Kate, Mary. One brother had 3 boys that became Catholic Priests. If any one can help me out I would be ever so grateful, I am Sharon Nelsen, 411 N. Sheldon Rantoul, Ill. Thank you very much.

LARUSCH posted by Kathy Kovalek on Saturday, July 12, 1997

John LARUSCH 2/3/1828-4/9/1887, married to Maria, first wife, married to Barbara d. 1884 second wife. Supposedly came from Alsace-Lorraine. Lived on Ash St., Elm St. and Jefferson. Was a marine fireman. Would like to know the names of his wives, what year he emigrated and from where he emigrated.

REIL posted by Kathy Kovalek on Saturday, July 12, 1997

John Michael REIL 1821-1888 and his wife Barbara 1824-1895 emigrated from Germany around 1850 and lived on Mulberry St. in Buffalo. Would like to know Barbara's maiden name and what town in Germany they came from.

SANDEL posted by Kathy Kovalek on Saturday, July 12, 1997

George SANDEL 12/29/1829 -2/2/1896 was married to Anna Maria 2/26/1832 -12/19/1900. Would like to know where they came from and what Anna Maria's maiden name was. They lived in Lancaster.

HORKE, MRAZ posted by Susan Johnson on Sunday, July 13, 1997

I would appreciate any information on Louis MRAZ. b. 1866 in either Salem, Oregon. He died March 21, 1944. He may have been Catholic and buried in a Catholic Cemetery. His parents were Vinceslaus MRAZ and Anna HORKE.

ROLLER, ROTH posted by Sara Burkholder on Sunday, July 13, 1997

Looking for any persons who can trace their origins to George ROLLER and his wife Elizabeth. I believe they had eight or nine children. Their names I believe were Maggie, Maud, Edward, Nora or Cora, George, Arthur, Clarence, Phillip, and possibly Mae. I am aware of the children of Clarence. The others are lost at this point. George was the son of Theobold and Margaretha ROTH ROLLER. He was born around 1855. Any help that anyone can give would be greatly appreciated. I will be glad to exchange any information I have on the rest of the family. Thanks.

LARKIN, MCKEAGUE posted by Jim Hartigan on Monday, July 14, 1997

Seeking information on family of Harry LARKIN who lived at 81 Lakeview Ave., Buffalo in 1900 He was b. 1853 and m. Maria MCKEAGUE ca1881. Had large family. Was a marine engineer, seasonally employed.

ECKERT, KEIFER, KIEFER, RITH, RITT posted by Susan Ybarra on Wednesday, July 16, 1997

I am interested in finding other descendants of Georg KIEFER and Gertrude RITT (or RITH) who lived in Buffalo, Erie County, New York from the time of their immigration from Woerth, Bas Rhin, France between 1829-1831 until their deaths. I am a direct descendant of their son, Charles who married Barbara ECKERT. If anyone would like information or would like to coordinate research efforts, please contact me.

NAUMAN posted by Robert V. Nauman on Wednesday, July 16, 1997

I am looking for the descendants of Chester NAUMAN who lived in the Buffalo region sometime in the 1925-1990 era. He was the son of Otis NAUMAN of Scranton, PA. Chester may have had a son, Robert. I have information about the siblings of Otis and their descendants that I will gladly share.

ROGOWSKI, STELMACH posted by Ann Paschall on Wednesday, July 16, 1997

I am looking for information on Bernard Joseph ROGOWSKI born in Cheektowaga on 24 Dec 1900. He died in October 1972 in Lockport. His parents were Barnie and Stella ROGOWSKI. He married Katherine STELMACH and they had a son, Richard Bernard ROGOWSKI Jr. born 27 Feb. 1924 in Cheektowaga. Thank you for any information.

HOCHDAFFER posted by Lyda Fleehart Loehring on Thursday, July 17, 1997

Looking for any information on this family. I found them in 1860 in the town of Elma. But not in 1850. If anyone has information I would greatly appreciate it. They went to Ill. between 1865 and1870.

OAKS posted by Ed Fraidenburg on Thursday, July 17, 1997

Looking for information on the family of Lyman OAKS, who lived in Hamburg, Erie County, NY about 1860. Any and all information on this family will be greatly appreciated.

RENEAU posted by Dawn Walton on Thursday, July 17, 1997

Would like any available information re: Alexander Louis RENEAU, i.e. marriage date,spouse's name, children's names, dates of birth etc., dates deceased.

GARBE, STORTZUM posted by Audrey Garbe on Friday, July 18, 1997

I am looking for information on Peter and Maria (STORTZUM) GARBE, they came to the US from Germany in 1857. Three of their sons settled in Elma, NY, Chrustian, Frederich and Johann, but I believe Peter and Maria lived in Buffalo. I would like to find out when they died and where they are buried. Ultimately I would like to find something that would identify their parents. They also had one daughter, Sophia.

BALLARD, CHASE, FLAY, HASKINS, KING, ODELL, REMINGTON, SHELDON, SMITH, SOUTH posted by Merle R. Price on Friday, July 18, 1997

I am searching for the family of Howard BALLARD , from Erie or Cattaraugus County ,NY. He was the son of Julius BALLARD and Ida Jane KING. Howard died 1975, his parent were married 8 Oct 1878 at Otto, NY. Other surnames that married into this line are - CHASE, ODELL, FLAY, SHELDON, SMITH, HASKINS, and REMINGTON.

LOOP, SAMPSON posted by Foster K. Sampson on Monday, July 21, 1997

Phileman K. SAMPSON; From the 1900 census we know that this man was born in Buffalo in June of 1838. My next record of him is in Michigan. He married Harriet LOOP in Niles MI. I would appreciate information of his father and mother.

FLEISCHAUER posted by Wm. Richards on Tuesday, July 22, 1997

Looking for any information on any one with the last name FLEISCHAUER from Buffalo, N.Y. area especially the 1920's, 30's & 1940's.

GALLE, HITZEL, KAMMAN posted by Robin Hitzel on Wednesday, July 23, 1997

Looking for any information regarding the ancestry of Herman Philip HITZEL b. 10/23/1840 in Lich, Hesse-Darmstadt, Germany and (second) wife, Louise Hannah Mary (KAMMAN) HITZEL b. 09/26/1850. Herman died in Buffalo, NY in 1932. His parents were Jacob HITZEL, b. 1815 in Lich, Hesse-Darmstadt, Germany, and Christianne Hass, b. 1816 in Steinbach, Hesse-Darmstadt, Germany. Her parents were Hannah GALLE, b. 3/5/1833 in Bunde, Providence of Westphalia, Germany and Henry August KAMMAN, b. 9/4/1825 in Minden, Providence of Westphalia, Germany. Herman and Louise HITZEL had known son, Walter William HITZEL, b. 1/31/1888 in Buffalo, NY, d. 10/31/1956 in Buffalo, NY.

KLEINFELDER posted by Wm. Richards on Wednesday, July 23, 1997

Looking for any information on KLEINFELDER family for genealogy. need information 1920's and back. The last three generations lived in Buffalo. "William" and "Henry" were popular names in the family. Thanks.

EGGERT, PATE posted by Susan Usher Eggert on Thursday, July 24, 1997

Seeking information on August EGGERT and/or John EGGERT. August emigrated from Mecklenburg-Schwerin Nov. 1866 at approximately 12 years of age (b1855), without his parents (John and Elizabeth PATE EGGERT). By 1878 he is in Medaryville, IN, marrying at St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church. Strong possibility during interim that he was with relatives and working in Eggertsville, NY, because we have letters written by him from Medaryville to "Cousin John" EGGERT in Eggertsville. Have just determined he was not anywhere in Indiana in 1870 Census; have not had chance yet to check NY. Your help in finding August (b1855) or kin would be appreciated.

NICHOLS posted by Ken Owens on Thursday, July 24, 1997

Seeking death information on Luzerne Jay NICHOLS. Died in the Buffalo area in the mid 1920's. He was born in CT in 1848. He was a Civil War veteran, and pension file lists Buffalo as last address. This circa 1925. He was married in Brockport and spent most of his life in Monroe County, but believe he died in Erie County, and likely Buffalo.

SUTTER posted by Bob Suchor on Thursday, July 24, 1997

Looking for information about Simon SUTTER and family, living in Erie Co. in 1848 at time of birth of their son Peter SUTTER. Any information appreciated.

EHRMAN, EHRMANN, FISHER posted by Juanita Ehrman Alloway on Saturday, July 26, 1997

My 2nd gr grandfather, Florenz (Florence) EHRMAN married Magdalena FISHER in St. Louis Roman Catholic Church, Buffalo, Oct. 1835. He became a citizen in Oct. 1840, saying he was a native of "France". Family tradition says the family came to Erie Co. NY from Alsace Lorraine. Can find no record of their emigration to this country. He is shown on 1850 Erie Co. NY census; by 1855 or so, he was in Milwaukee, WI. In the civil war in an Illinois Regiment. Discharge paper gave his birthplace as "Bergamott, France". His enlistment papers say he was born "Palwert, Berryamott France". Can anyone tell me where this is? I've been unable to find a French Department by the name of either "Bergamott" or "Berryamott". Would also like to know anything about Florence/Florenz Ehrman's son, Joseph L. EHRMAN, who was 4 years old on 1850 Erie Co. NY. Will exchange information with anyone interested.

CLARK, FLYNN, WALL posted by Frederick C. Clark on Sunday, July 27, 1997

Information on father and mother of Frederick Ross CLARK, born Feb. 02, 1924 at Buffalo, NY and Any information on Their parents. Information on father and mother of Genivieve (nee WALL) FLYNN, married to Charles FLYNN at Buffalo, NY.

KUCZKOWSKI posted by Adam Kuczkowski on Sunday, July 27, 1997

KUCZKOWSKI, John. b 18?? Buffalo, NY d 1913 at a young age (20s or 30s). m Anna Pigut. ch Henry, Daniel, Florence all born in Buffalo, NY. Any information on John his parents or his siblings would be appreciated. I'd also be happy to share the information I have on the KUCZKOWSKI surname.

KELLOGG, ROTH, WELLER posted by Dee Pavey on Sunday, July 27, 1997

Seeking information on Edward C. ROTH born circa 1860 and died 24 Feb 1955 in Buffalo. He married Harriet WELLER born circa 1872. Their son, Edward Howard Hutchison ROTH, born 18 Sep 1896 married Lois Dorothy KELLOGG is my grandfather.

MARILLA, ROSCOE, TAYLOR, TUCKER posted by Sherrill Madden on Sunday, July 27, 1997

TAYLOR, Lafayette b. about 1817, Brant, Erie Co. m. Flora Lnu b. about 1820. Son Morris Emory TAYLOR b. about 1838 in Brant, Erie Co., m. Anna Marilla ROSCOE (parent of Anna: William ROSCOE, farmer and Mary b. CT) Morris and Anna MARILLA had the following children: George, Emory Roscoe, Albert, Alice, Mark, Florilla. Morris TAYLOR served in the Civil War from Co. K, 116th NY Inf. 9/1862-5/1865. Looking for any connections to TUCKER/TAYLOR families from Brant/Collins/N. Collins. Seeking grave markers, vital records, (marriage/birth/death), Probate records, etc.

MARSZALEK posted by Esther Marszalek on Monday, July 28, 1997

Can anyone give me information on my deceased father, Anthony MARSZALEK; Social Security Number? List of addresses in Buffalo, New York? His parent's names and addresses?

HASKINS, PHILLIPS posted by Candace Schaefer on Monday, July 28, 1997

Rinaldo PHILLIPS born ca 1832 Erie Co. N.Y. Looking for parents name's. married Cynthia HASKINS parents James and Anna HASKINS of Erie Co. N.Y.

CUNNINGHAM, IDSARDI posted by Deborah Douros on Wednesday, July 30, 1997

Looking for parents/siblings of Anna Louise CUNNINGHAM b. about 1840 unknown location, probably Erie Co.; d. 22 Feb 1922 probably in Lancaster, NY. m. 04 Feb 1863 Tjeerd Ebes IDSARDI in Lancaster, NY. IDSARDI family/descendants resided in Erie Co. many years. Thank you.


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