Benjamin SEGNER, b ca 1808, PA. Who were his parents? Siblings? SEGNERS appear mostly in Berks, Centre, Lancaster and Lebanon counties. He married ca 1930? PA? to Margaret/Rebecca _____, possibly HOUTZ, b. ca 1812, PA. Their oldest child, Josiah, was born ca 1831, PA. Where? Benjamin and his family moved to Ohio in mid 1840’s. He and his wife are buried in Franklin County, Ohio. Any information is welcome. I will pay for copies of information.


James BLACK, born about 1770 in Adams Co, PA, and died November 6. 1842 in Peters Twp, Washington Co, PA. He was married to Elizabeth HORNER who was born 1774 in Cumberland Co, PA and died March 10, 1834. They are both buried in the Presbyterian Hill Church cemetery near Canonsburg, Washington Co, PA.  Who were James BLACK’s parents and siblings?? James Black owned a farm in Cumberland Co, but was not satisfied with the settlement of his father’s estate and after selling his farm he mounted his horse and moved to the wilds of Washington County, known at that time as the “backwoods”.


I am in need to have a copy of Bible records or other personal papers which lists personal information for Ludwig Stein (born in Germany, lived in the Windsor Twp “Freysville Area”, York Co, PA and was married to Maria Catherine Weigle from the Manchester, York Co., PA area.


I have 2 family Bibles; willing to give to the family to which they belong -  the family of the late Elizabeth (Lamon) Groft of York, PA.


Trying to locate information about Edmond Cleveland Bortner, born 5 Dec 1884, married 20 Nov 1904 to Lizzie Couchenauer — his death date and burial place is sought. Looking to find the parents of Barbara (Bortner) Fisher, born 1768 and died 1854. Would like to make contact with someone working on the Lutz family, late 1800's to early 1900's. Seeking a picture of Adam Herman Metzel, wife Mary (Tyson) and their children.


I am seeking parents of William McKinley 1755ca Ireland - 15 Jan 1861 in Hancock Co, OH. Revolutionary War marker by grave. Request proof of service.

Jenne Renkin, 421 N Cherry St, Lancaster, PA 17602



Looking to make contact with someone working on the …

Olewiler family… Michael born ca. 1820, married to Catharine Frey, in 1860 they lived in Lower Windsor Twp, York Co, Pa

Lutz family … Charles born ca. 1830, married to Elizabeth Ann Hefner, born ca. 1840. Both are from York Co, Pa

Dr. Benjamin Franklin Grove 30 Aug 1834 – 17 Mar 1882 & wife Elizabeth (Anderson) Grove Miller 3 July 1834 – 2 Sept 1920 … specifically looking for pictures.


Researching Thomas Baker/Becker, born 1781-1790 in PA (exact location uncertain), and died in 1832 in Buffalo Twp, Union Co, PA. Believe this Thomas Baker was the Thomas Baker listed on the 1810 census as living in Newberry Twp, York Co. He is listed as a school teacher in the Newberry Twp tax records from 1810 to 1816. In 1816, he and wife Mary (?) Baker sold their house and lot in Newberry Twp. Thomas Baker appears in the 1816 tax records of Buffalo Twp, Union Co living next to an older man, Peter Baker (born before 1775). Peter Baker died intestate in Union Co in 1823 and his wife Christina signed over her rights to administer his estate to Thomas Baker. It is presumed that Peter Baker was the father of Thomas Baker. Both Peter and Thomas Baker were listed as shoemakers in Union Co tax lists. In some lists they were named Baker and in others they were named Becker. Believe but cannot prove that this Peter Baker is the son of Wilhelm Baker/Becker and his wife Anna Catharina born in 1767 in Codorus Twp, York Co. Wilhelm Becker had land in Codorus Twp which he patented in 1767 as “Gunpowder Springs” that was along the Mason-Dixon line, very near to the Steltz church. Thomas Baker is listed with a wife Mary (?) Baker in York Co but likely had a second wife (?) Clark in Union Co. Thomas Baker is my 4-Great-Grandfather. Would appreciate any help in researching Thomas and Peter Baker, their spouses and children and I would be happy to share what information I have.



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