Erie County, New York

Posted Queries for June 1998

KERR posted by Kae Smith on Wednesday, June 3, 1998

Pearl KERR lived in Buffalo in the 1950's and the 60's.  grandaughter of John KERR, Johnstown, Pa.

SAUBERAN, TOCK posted by Linda Borden on Thursday, June 4, 1998

I am looking for information about Clayton SAUBERAN and Bertha TOCK.  They had their first child in Tonawanda around 1908, Clayton Jr.  I need any help someone can provide!!  If you recognize these names please contact me.  They lived in Tonawanda I believe, until their deaths.  Bertha only died in 1978.  Thanks! :)

DARCY, DAVENPORT, DORSEY posted by John Light on Thursday, June 4, 1998

Researching Families D'ARCY, DORSEY, DAVENPORT in Buffalo, Erie, New York.  Gertrude Davenport DORSEY b. 18 Nov 1867, Buffalo, dau. of James DORSEY (b. Ireland) and Sarah J. D'ARCY b. 1843-47 in Buffalo, who is daughter of Daniel D'ARCY, b. 1805-1815 and may be daughter of Eliza b. abt 1815, both born in France or Ireland, married abt 1830.  Other possible siblings children: James b. abt 1831, Charles b. abt 1835, Margaret b. abt 1839, Daniel b. abt 1839 , Thomas b. abt 1842, Eliza b. abt 1844, Ellen b. abt 1846, Joseph b. abt 1847, Bridgit b. 1849.  Data from 1850 Buffalo census, I know little else - Thank you for any clues.

INGRAM posted by Patricia C. Harper on Sunday, June 7, 1998

Thankful INGRAM was born in Holland, Erie County, New York about 1809. Need parents names.

HEATH posted by Ian Heath on Sunday, June 7, 1998

HEATH - Interested in any HEATH in the Collins/Concord area from 1800-1860+. Particularly  Eli HEATH and his wife Catherine, resided Concord, and Nehemiah (Methodist Church in 1823) .  Any information on HEATH burials in that area, or proof of New Hampshire connection?

HUNT posted by Larry Snyder on Monday, June 8, 1998

Looking  for information on William HUNT m. Mary Maher (1825-1900) William HUNT has been listed as a Pineland Lumberman in Buffalo, Erie NY. He may have worked there in mid-1800s.

ADER, WEISE posted by Becky Millinger on Monday, June 15, 1998

Seeking information about Anthony ADER who immigrated to Erie County, town of Eden in early 1840s.  His daughter, Louisa ADER was born in 1845.  I would like information about his burial site and wife, Louise WEISE, as well. Anthony was naturalized in 1856 in Erie. Please email me.

FAUVER, GLAIR, GLODEN posted by Charlene K. Glair-Formanek on Tuesday, June 16, 1998

Looking for any information on Charles Theodore GLAIR or Christain GLAIR (possibly with the last name of GLODEN. Lived in Buffalo, New York.  Charles was an engineer on the Erie Railroad.  Married to a Olive FAUVER from Hornell, New York. 

AUSTIN, BROWN, MALTBIE, PARK posted by Cori and Jim Welch on Thursday, June 18, 1998

PARK/MALTBIE: Would like any information on the PARK family of North Collins, Erie Co. We know Harriet C. PARK (1857-1937) of North Collins married Charles Alvin MALTBIE (1867-1936) of Buffalo, NY. Harriet PARK was the daughter of Perry Rufus PARK of North Collins and Harriet AUSTIN of New Hampshire. Perry was the son of James PARK of England and Polly BROWN of Vermont.

ACKLEY, HALTER posted by Ed Ackley on Friday, June 19, 1998

Looking for name of parents for Salmon C. ACKLEY.  Salmon married Elizabeth HALTER 1842 in Williamsville.  Amherst listed as their home. Also any information on Zebulon ACKLEY purchased land at Township 12 Range 7 in 1803 from Holland Land Co.                            

DEVLIN posted by Jamie Hunter on Friday, June 19, 1998

I am interested in finding the obituary of my great uncle, Joseph Weston DEVLIN.  He died in Buffalo in August of 1930. The family story is that he was working for the newspaper on a story someone didn't want him to write and he was murdered. Supposedly his obit is in the Niagara Falls Gazette dated 30 August 1930; page 19, col. #1.  Is there anyone who might have access to this?  I would be grateful for any help anyone can provide!  Thank you.

FOERDERER, HARTER posted by Gregory F. Hauser on Friday, June 19, 1998

Seeking information on descendants of Andrew (probably originally Andre) HARTER who moved from Rochester (Monroe Co. NY) to Buffalo in 1877.  Andrew was born about 1846 in Germany, probably in Otterstadt near Speyer.  He arrived in NYC on the Mercury from Le Havre on 10 February 1854 at the age of 8; his parents were Balthasar HARTER and Franziska FOERDERER.

HOERSTING, KURTZ posted by Gregory F. Hauser on Friday, June 19, 1998

Seeking members of the KURTZ family that once operated a news and candy store at 252 Broadway. The oldest of whom I know were John (Johann?) and Johanna KURTZ, parents of Anthony, Anna G. (Annie), Christine, Minnie and John.  The senior John may have have a sister named Dorothea who married Bernhard HOERSTING, and Gottlieb KURTZ may also have been in the family.

HOERSTING, KURTZ posted by Gregory F. Hauser on Friday, June 19, 1998

Seeking relatives of Bernhard HOERSTING, probably born Kleinhoerstigen in Germany, who was living in Buffalo in 1850 and married Dorothea KURTZ.  From Buffalo, they moved to Williamsport, Pennsylvania, and then to Rochester, New York.

FOIT, FRITSCHE, SCHATZ, SCHEDIEL, SCHMIDT, SITZMANN, VANDERLINDEN, VOIT posted by Gregory F. Hauser on Friday, June 19, 1998

Seeking information about descendants of Georg VOIT and Elisabetha SITZMANN VOIT, whose descendants changed the name to FOIT.  The Voits arrived in Hamburg, New York, from Germany between 1844 and 1848; their children were Friedrich (Frederick), Karl (Charles), Anna Maria (Mary), Elisabetha, and Anna.  Frederick married Elizabeth SCHMIDT; Charles married Martha FRITSCHE; Mary married Andrew SCHEDIEL; Elizabeth married John Henry VANDERLINDEN; and Anna married George SCHATZ. 

TESTROOT, TESTRUDE, VANDERLINDEN posted by Gregory F. Hauser on Friday, June 19, 1998

Seeking descendants of Antoni and Caroline TESTROOT, immigrants from Holland to Buffalo sometime before 1860.  Their daughter, Christine, married Arnold VANDERLINDEN, and they had a son, also Antoni.

VANDERLINDEN posted by Gregory F. Hauser on Friday, June 19, 1998

Seeking descendants of Arnold, Frederick and Antoni VANDERLINDEN, Dutch speaking immigrants to Buffalo from Prussia in the 1850's.

LEXO posted by Nancy Lexo on Friday, June 19, 1998

Looking for information on the LEXO family. Lived in Elma NY from 1850's on.  Anyone out there researching this family?

FASO posted by Julee Faso on Sunday, June 21, 1998

Chales FASO came to the US in 1899.  Wife Nora came to the US with children Frank, and Francis in 1902. Later Rose and John were born. I know they had a son Ignasius and Charles. Am looking to find when they came to the US and what ships the family arrive on.

DUFFY, HUGHES posted by John H. Hanny on Monday, June 22, 1998

HUGHES, John, Buffalo, Erie Co., NY, b. about 1837 in Kilkenny, Ireland, d. 1921 in Phoenix, Mricopa Co., AZ, married Mary DUFFY who d. about 1890, President Swope, Hughes, Watts & Hempstead Livestock Co., President Irish-American Savings & Loan Assoc and Director of the Peoples Bank.

CUMMINGS, FABER, SIMPKINS posted by Sonia L. Walker on Wednesday, June 24, 1998

Seeking information on George SIMPKINS (b. ca 1867 SC - 1926 Buffalo, NY) and family.  Located on the 1910 Buffalo census.  Wife:  Emma Belle CUMMINGS had a son with the surname FABER.  George owned the Little Savoy Club.  Were he and Mitchell SIMPKINS (d. 1983 Buffalo, NY) related? Thanks.

MACIEJEWSKI posted by Colleen Phillips on Wednesday, June 24, 1998

Looking for information on Stanley MACIEJEWSKI, brothers etc. Lived in Buffalo around 1900. Was a baker. Belive several of his children were born in Buffalo. Left for Chicago around 1910ish. Any information greatly appreciated.

MORGAN, OLLIVER posted by Gerald P. Feeley on Friday, June 26, 1998

Seek info on Helen MORGAN,daughter of Elmer MORGAN and ___, born ca. 1839 prob. in Poultney, VT. Residing in Evans, Erie County, NY on  5 June 1865 in the household of her father and stepmother. What became of her? Did she marry a man of the surname OLLIVER?  Thanks, Gerry Feeley, 22 Juniper Hill Drive, Coventry, RI 02816-6434.

THIEL posted by Barbara Durfee on Saturday, June 27, 1998

There is a THIEL Family reunion in New Oregon,Erie County, NY on July 12th 1998. Bring a chair and own lunch to the Park in New Oregon at 9 am, relatives from all over the US are expected, and mostly from Hamburg,East Eden areas.

MIXON, RIGGS posted by Kim McLean Mayo on Monday, June 29, 1998

RIGGS.  Searching for information on the family of Lafayette F. RIGGS, who was possibly born in Buffalo, NY;died in 1864 in Lowndes Co., MS; m. Mary Frances MIXON.  I am at a complete dead-end, any help would be greatly appreciated!

ELLIOTT, PALMER posted by Bob Sunbury on Monday, June 29, 1998

I am looking for Peal May PALMER, mother was Nancy ELLIOTT and father was Jesse PALMER. she was born in Glens Falls but moved to Buffalo when she was about two (1898).

WALKER posted by Sally Miersch on Tuesday, June 30, 1998

Looking for family of Kingsbury WALKER, b. approx 1833, Buffalo, NY, Erie County.

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