John Rose1

b. 16 May 1761, d. 30 May 1813
     John Rose was born on 16 May 1761.1 He married Lydia Yhost on 12 October 1780.1 He died on 30 May 1813 at age 52.1

Family

Lydia Yhost b. 20 Sep 1762
Child

Citations

  1. [S720] Stroup Family Record, unknown compiler, in possession of Wm. L. Koch, Oil City, PA. Hereinafter cited as Stroup Family Record.

Lydia Yhost1

b. 20 September 1762
     Lydia Yhost was born on 20 September 1762.1 She married John Rose on 12 October 1780.1

Family

John Rose b. 16 May 1761, d. 30 May 1813
Child

Citations

  1. [S720] Stroup Family Record, unknown compiler, in possession of Wm. L. Koch, Oil City, PA. Hereinafter cited as Stroup Family Record.

Elizabeth Stroup1

b. circa 1786
FatherAdam Stroup1 b. b 1765, d. either in 1813 or 1814
MotherEva (?)1 b. c 1761, d. bt Nov 1843 - Jun 1844
ChartsDescendants of Adam Stroup
     Elizabeth Stroup was born circa 1786 in Pennsylvania.2,3,4 She was the daughter of Adam Stroup and Eva (?)1 She married James McWilliams.1
     Elizabeth McWilliams and James McWilliams lived in Ferguson Township, Centre County, Pennsylvania, for several years following their marriage.5 She and James McWilliams were living in Cranberry Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania, by 1840.2 An unknown person is head of household in the Elizabeth of Cranberry Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania. The household consisted of her sons Alexander and Isaac and daughter Sarah, and Sarah's husband Marion Brown.6 She was living in Ellenboro, Grant County, Wisconsin, in 1860 with her son John.7 She was living in Forest Township, Richland County, Wisconsin, in 1870 with her daughter Elizabeth Ewing.4

Family

James McWilliams b. c 1786, d. 18 Aug 1842
Children

Citations

  1. [S372] John Stroup estate, Venango County Probate, Administrators Account Book 3:226, Venango County Historical Society, Franklin, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as Venango Co. Probate.
  2. [S130] 1840 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Cranberry Tp., James McWilliams household, National Archives, (2 males 20-30, 1 male 30-40, 1 male 50-60, 1 female 20-30, 1 female 50-60).
  3. [S137] 1850 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Cranberry Tp., Betsy McWilliams household, National Archives, (Betsy McWilliams, 55, Alexander, 28; Isaac, 25; Marion Brown, 20; Sarah E. Brown 18 (according to calculations of her birthdate based on the age recorded in this census, her date of birth would be about 1794/5; however, based on the ages of her children, she had to have been born earlier)).
  4. [S723] 1870 U.S. Census, Wisconsin, Richland Co., Forest Tp., Viola PO. Eliza Ewing household, National Archives, (ELIZA EWING, 54, keeping house, $3000 real, $845 personal, PA; Valentine, 26 M W, farmer, PA; Mary J., 24 F W, keeping house, PA; Martha, 23 F W, at home, PA; Sylvester, 21 M W, at home, PA; Evaline, 17 F W, at home, PA; Horace, 14 M W, at home, WI; Franklin, 12 M W, at home, WI; Nathaniel, 28 M W, farmer, PA; Wm. S., 2 M W, WI; ELISABETH McWILLIAMS, 84 F W, staying, PA).
  5. [S127] 1810 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Centre Co., Ferguson Tp., James McWilliams household, National Archives, (2 males under 10, 1 male 26-45, 1 female under 10, 1 female 26-45).
  6. [S137] 1850 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Cranberry Tp., Betsy McWilliams household, National Archives, (Betsy McWilliams, 55; Alexander, 28; Isaac, 25; Marion Brown, 20; Sarah E. Brown, 18).
  7. [S739] 1860 U.S. Census, Wisconsin, Grant Co., Ellenboro, John McWilliam household, National Archives, (John McWilliam, 47, PA, farmer; John, 18, PA; Isaac L., 15, PA; Elizabeth J., 14, PA; Mary A., 12, PA; Sarah E., 10, PA; Lucy S., 8, PA; Harriet J., 6, IL; Emma [J?], 4, WN; Elizabeth, 76, PA).
  8. [S137] 1850 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Cranberry Tp., Betsy McWilliams household, National Archives, (. (Betsy McWilliams, 55; Alexander, 28; Isaac, 25; Marion Brown, 20; Sarah E. Brown, 18).
  9. [S137] 1850 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Cranberry Tp., William Brandon household, National Archives, (William Brandon, 78; John McWilliams, 36; Ellen, 35; Nancy, 10; John, 8; Isaac, 6; Elizabeth, 4; Maryan, 3; Sarah E., 2/12).
  10. [S722] Wilene Smith's Web Site, online unknown url, gravestone, Hopewell-Bender Cemetery in H.A. Dieter, Cemeteries of Richland Co., WI (Wiliam G. Ewing, d. 22 Jan 1867, age 68y, 8m, 18d, wife Elizabeth, d. 7 Sep 1882, age 52y, 9m, 27d).. Hereinafter cited as Smith's Ewing Web Site.

James McWilliams1

b. circa 1786, d. 18 August 1842
ChartsDescendants of Adam Stroup
     James McWilliams was born circa 1786.1 He married Elizabeth Stroup, daughter of Adam Stroup and Eva (?).2 He died on 18 August 1842 in Cranberry Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania.1,3 He was buried in Brandon Cemetery, Cranberry Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania.1
     James McWilliams and Elizabeth McWilliams lived in Ferguson Township, Centre County, Pennsylvania, for several years following their marriage.4 He and Elizabeth McWilliams were living in Cranberry Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania, by 1840.5

Family

Elizabeth Stroup b. c 1786
Children

Citations

  1. [S396] Gravestone, James McWilliams, Brandon Cemetery, Cranberry Tp., Venango Co., PA; read by Kipp Melat, 1981.
  2. [S372] John Stroup estate, Venango County Probate, Administrators Account Book 3:226, Venango County Historical Society, Franklin, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as Venango Co. Probate.
  3. [S372] James McWilliam estate, Venango County Probate, RD 1:237, WB 2:715, Venango County Historical Society, Franklin, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as Venango Co. Probate.
  4. [S127] 1810 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Centre Co., Ferguson Tp., James McWilliams household, National Archives, (2 males under 10, 1 male 26-45, 1 female under 10, 1 female 26-45).
  5. [S130] 1840 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Cranberry Tp., James McWilliams household, National Archives, (2 males 20-30, 1 male 30-40, 1 male 50-60, 1 female 20-30, 1 female 50-60).
  6. [S137] 1850 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Cranberry Tp., Betsy McWilliams household, National Archives, (. (Betsy McWilliams, 55; Alexander, 28; Isaac, 25; Marion Brown, 20; Sarah E. Brown, 18).
  7. [S137] 1850 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Cranberry Tp., William Brandon household, National Archives, (William Brandon, 78; John McWilliams, 36; Ellen, 35; Nancy, 10; John, 8; Isaac, 6; Elizabeth, 4; Maryan, 3; Sarah E., 2/12).
  8. [S722] Wilene Smith's Web Site, online unknown url, gravestone, Hopewell-Bender Cemetery in H.A. Dieter, Cemeteries of Richland Co., WI (Wiliam G. Ewing, d. 22 Jan 1867, age 68y, 8m, 18d, wife Elizabeth, d. 7 Sep 1882, age 52y, 9m, 27d).. Hereinafter cited as Smith's Ewing Web Site.

Peter Stroup1

b. circa 5 March 1792, d. 8 May 1850
FatherAdam Stroup2 b. b 1765, d. either in 1813 or 1814
MotherEva (?)2 b. c 1761, d. bt Nov 1843 - Jun 1844
ChartsDescendants of Adam Stroup
     Peter Stroup was born circa 5 March 1792 in Patton Township, Mifflin County, Pennsylvania.1 He was the son of Adam Stroup and Eva (?)2 He married Sarah (?)3 He died on 8 May 1850 in Rockland Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania.1 He was buried in Rockland Cemetery, Rockland Township.1
     Peter Stroup was living in Ferguson Township, Centre County, Pennsylvania, where in the 1810 tax list his name first appears, being listed as a single freeman owning one cow. In 1811 through 1813, Peter was taxed for one lot in Boalsburgh, a town in Ferguson Township that was laid out by Andrew Stroup, possibly Peter's uncle. Peter continues to be listed as a single freeman on the Ferguson Township tax lists until 1818 which indicates that he had married in 1817 or early 1818.4 He moved to Rockland Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania, in 1820.5,6 He owned a 100 acre farm in Rockland Township.7

Family

Sarah (?) b. c 1800, d. 1873
Children

Citations

  1. [S96] Gravestone, Peter Stroup, Rockland Cemetery, Rockland Tp., Venango Co., PA; read by Kipp Melat, d. 8 May 1850, age 58y, 2m, 3d.
  2. [S372] John Stroup estate, Venango County Probate, Administrators Account Book 3:226, Venango County Historical Society, Franklin, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as Venango Co. Probate.
  3. [S143] Venango County Deeds, DB 95:442, Registrar & Recorder's Office, Courthouse, Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania, (quit-claim deed for John Stroup estate). Hereinafter cited as Venango County Deeds.
  4. [S227] Peter Stroup entry, 1810-1818 Centre County Assessment Lists, Ferguson Tp.; Centre County Historical Society, Bellefonte, Centre County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as Centre Co. Assessments.
  5. [S121] Peter Stroup entry, 1821 Venango County tax records, Rockland Tp.; Assessment Office, Courthouse, Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as Venango County tax records.
  6. [S128] 1820 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Rockland Tp., Peter Stroup household, National Archives, (farmer, 2 males age 0-5, 1 male 26-45, 1 female 16-26).
  7. [S121] Peter Stroup entry, 1822-1835 Venango County tax records, Rockland Tp.; Assessment Office, Courthouse, Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as Venango County tax records.
  8. [S137] 1850 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Butler Co., Venango Tp., Henry Stroup household, National Archives, (Henry Stroup, 32, collier; John, 29, collier; Casper Y., 14)).
  9. [S143] Venango County Deeds, DB 95:442, Registrar & Recorder's Office, Courthouse, Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania, (quit-claim deed for John Stroup estate, dated 13 Jan 1858; recorded 8 May 1873). Hereinafter cited as Venango County Deeds.
  10. [S372] Administrator's Account Book 3:226, estate of John Stroup, Venango County Probate, Venango County Historical Society, Franklin, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as Venango Co. Probate.
  11. [S372] John Stroup, Venango County Probate, Administrators Account Book 3:226, Venango County Historical Society, Franklin, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as Venango Co. Probate.
  12. [S137] 1850 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Rockland Tp., William Stanford household, National Archives, (William Stanford, 23, OH; Lydia, 21, PA; Robert, 6/12, PA).
  13. [S20] Gravestone, Casper Y. Stroup, Melat Cemetery, Rockland Tp., Venango Co., PA; read by transcribed by Kipp Melat.

Sarah (?)1

b. circa 1800, d. 1873
ChartsDescendants of Adam Stroup
     Sarah (?) was born circa 1800 in Pennsylvania.2 She married Peter Stroup, son of Adam Stroup and Eva (?).1 She was still living in 1873 when she signed a quit-claim deed on the property of her late brother-in-law John Stroup.1
     Sarah Stroup was listed as the head of a family on the 1850 Census of Venango Township, Butler County, Pennsylvania. The household consisted of Sarah, her daughter Elizabeth, daughter-in-law Margaret, and Margaret's children Sarah J., Mary E., Peter P., Robert L., Andrew.3 She was living in Pinegrove Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania, in 1860 with her daughter Elizabeth Holdenrood.2

Family

Peter Stroup b. c 5 Mar 1792, d. 8 May 1850
Children

Citations

  1. [S143] Venango County Deeds, DB 95:442, Registrar & Recorder's Office, Courthouse, Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania, (quit-claim deed for John Stroup estate). Hereinafter cited as Venango County Deeds.
  2. [S155] 1860 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Pinegrove Tp., C. Holdereed household, National Archives, (C. Holdereed [sic], 35, shoemaker, Germany; Elizabeth, 28, PA; Mary J., 21(?) PA, Sarah Stroup, 60, widow, PA; George Menby, 73, widower).
  3. [S137] 1850 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Butler Co., Venango Tp., Sarah Stroup household, National Archives, (Sarah Stroup, 54, PA; Elizabeth, 17; Margaret, 26; Sarah J., 6; Mary E., 5; Peter P., 4; Robert L., 2; Andrew, 1; William Logan, 20, PA, collier).
  4. [S137] 1850 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Butler Co., Venango Tp., Henry Stroup household, National Archives, (Henry Stroup, 32, collier; John, 29, collier; Casper Y., 14)).
  5. [S143] Venango County Deeds, DB 95:442, Registrar & Recorder's Office, Courthouse, Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania, (quit-claim deed for John Stroup estate, dated 13 Jan 1858; recorded 8 May 1873). Hereinafter cited as Venango County Deeds.
  6. [S372] Administrator's Account Book 3:226, estate of John Stroup, Venango County Probate, Venango County Historical Society, Franklin, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as Venango Co. Probate.
  7. [S372] John Stroup, Venango County Probate, Administrators Account Book 3:226, Venango County Historical Society, Franklin, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as Venango Co. Probate.
  8. [S137] 1850 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Rockland Tp., William Stanford household, National Archives, (William Stanford, 23, OH; Lydia, 21, PA; Robert, 6/12, PA).
  9. [S20] Gravestone, Casper Y. Stroup, Melat Cemetery, Rockland Tp., Venango Co., PA; read by transcribed by Kipp Melat.

Sarah Stroup1

b. circa 1795, d. 29 May 1883
FatherAdam Stroup1 b. b 1765, d. either in 1813 or 1814
MotherEva (?)1 b. c 1761, d. bt Nov 1843 - Jun 1844
ChartsDescendants of Adam Stroup
     Sarah Stroup was born circa 1795 in Patton Township, Mifflin County, Pennsylvania.2,3 She was the daughter of Adam Stroup and Eva (?)1 She married Adam Steffee.1 She died on 29 May 1883 in Venango County, Pennsylvania.4
     Sarah Steffee and Adam Steffee moved to Rockland Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania, in 1828.5,6,7 She and Matilda Steffee were living in Sandycreek Township, Venango County, in 1880 with Sarah's grandson Anthony Knox.8

Family

Adam Steffee b. c 1797, d. 4 Oct 1878
Children

Citations

  1. [S372] John Stroup estate, Venango County Probate, Administrators Account Book 3:226, Venango County Historical Society, Franklin, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as Venango Co. Probate.
  2. [S146] 1870 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Rockland Tp., Adam Steffee household, National Archives, (Adam Steffee, 72; Sarah, 75; Sarah M., 31; Melissa, 20).
  3. [S151] 1880 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Sandycreek Tp., Anthony Knox household, National Archives, (Anthony Knox, 34; Sarah Steffee, 84; Matilda, 40, aunt; Mary Park, 30, servent; Isabella Park, 2, daughter).
  4. [S264] Venango County Registrar's Docket, RD 3:77, Registrar & Recorder's Office, Courthouse, Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania.
  5. [S121] Adam Steffee entry, 1828 Venango County tax records, Rockland Tp.; Assessment Office, Courthouse, Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as Venango County tax records.
  6. [S129] 1830 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Rockland Tp., Adam Steffee household, National Archives, (2 males under 5, 1 male 5-10, 1 male 30-40, 1 female 5-10, 1 female 10-15, 1 female 30-40).
  7. [S130] 1840 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Rockland Tp., Adam Steffee household, National Archives, (2 males under 5, 2 males 10-15, 1 male 15-20, 1 female under 5, 1 female 5-10, 2 females 15-20, 1 female 40-50).
  8. [S151] 1880 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Sandycreek Tp., Anthony Knox household, National Archives, (Anthony Knox, 34; Sarah Steffee, 84; Matilda Steffee, 40, aunt; Mary Parks, 30, servant; Isabella Parks, 2, daughter).
  9. [S589] Gravestone, Eliza Knox, Graham Cemetery, Sandycreek Tp., Venango Co., PA; read by Kipp Melat, 1982.
  10. [S137] 1850 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Rockland Tp., Samuel Steffee household, National Archives, (Samuel Steffee, 30; Margarey, 26; Thomas, 5; M (m), 3).
  11. [S323] 1870 U.S. Census, Ohio, Summit Co., Copley Tp., Martin Steffee household, National Archives, (Martin Steffee, 44, farmer, real estate $18000, personal estate $1900; Martha J., 41; Amos, 17; Perry, 14; Mary L., 13; Manson, 9; Melda, 6; Oscar F., 4, OH; Grant, 2, OH).
  12. [S154] Adam Steffee will, Venango County Will WB 5:145, Registrar & Recorder's Office, Courthouse, Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania.
  13. [S98] Gravestone, Leonard Steffee, Pine Hill Cemetery, Rockland Tp., Venango Co., PA; read by Kipp Melat, Alice Morrison's reading: d. 5 May 1846, aged 17y, 9m; Ken Knox's reading: 5 Mar 1846, aged 17y, 9m, 5d (May 1994).
  14. [S545] History of Crawford County, Pennsylvania (Chicago: Warner, Beers & Co., 1885), Vol II, p. 838. Hereinafter cited as History of Crawford County.
  15. [S98] Gravestone, Solomon Steffee, Pine Hill Cemetery, Rockland Tp., Venango Co., PA; read by Kipp Melat, Alice Morrison's reading: d. 24 Aug 1855, aged 21y; Ken Knox's reading: d. 24 June 1855 aged 21y, 1m (May 1994).
  16. [S152] 1900 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Crawford Co., Conneaut Tp., James Daugherty, National Archives, (James Daugherty, May 1829, m49y; Nancy, July 1832, 10child/5lvg; William, Nov 1863; Nettie Steffee, Jul 1875,div,daughter; Nannie, Sep 1897, OH, granddaughter).

Adam Steffee1

b. circa 1797, d. 4 October 1878
ChartsDescendants of Adam Stroup
Adam Steffee Sr., courtesy of Ken Knox
     Adam Steffee was born circa 1797 in Pennsylvania.1 He married Sarah Stroup, daughter of Adam Stroup and Eva (?).2 He died on 4 October 1878 in Rockland Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania.1,3 He was buried in Pine Hill Cemetery, Rockland Township.1
     Adam Steffee and Sarah Steffee moved to Rockland Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania, in 1828.4,5,6 He owned 230 acres in Rockland Township.7

Family

Sarah Stroup b. c 1795, d. 29 May 1883
Children

Citations

  1. [S98] Gravestone, Adam Steffee, Pine Hill Cemetery, Rockland Tp., Venango Co., PA; read by Kipp Melat, d. 4 Oct. 1878, age 81y.
  2. [S372] John Stroup estate, Venango County Probate, Administrators Account Book 3:226, Venango County Historical Society, Franklin, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as Venango Co. Probate.
  3. [S154] Adam Steffee will, Venango County Will WB 5:145, Registrar & Recorder's Office, Courthouse, Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania.
  4. [S121] Adam Steffee entry, 1828 Venango County tax records, Rockland Tp.; Assessment Office, Courthouse, Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as Venango County tax records.
  5. [S129] 1830 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Rockland Tp., Adam Steffee household, National Archives, (2 males under 5, 1 male 5-10, 1 male 30-40, 1 female 5-10, 1 female 10-15, 1 female 30-40).
  6. [S130] 1840 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Rockland Tp., Adam Steffee household, National Archives, (2 males under 5, 2 males 10-15, 1 male 15-20, 1 female under 5, 1 female 5-10, 2 females 15-20, 1 female 40-50).
  7. [S545] History of Crawford County, Pennsylvania (Chicago: Warner, Beers & Co., 1885), Vol. II, p. 838 (biographical sketch of Adam Steffee Jr.). Hereinafter cited as History of Crawford County.
  8. [S589] Gravestone, Eliza Knox, Graham Cemetery, Sandycreek Tp., Venango Co., PA; read by Kipp Melat, 1982.
  9. [S137] 1850 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Rockland Tp., Samuel Steffee household, National Archives, (Samuel Steffee, 30; Margarey, 26; Thomas, 5; M (m), 3).
  10. [S323] 1870 U.S. Census, Ohio, Summit Co., Copley Tp., Martin Steffee household, National Archives, (Martin Steffee, 44, farmer, real estate $18000, personal estate $1900; Martha J., 41; Amos, 17; Perry, 14; Mary L., 13; Manson, 9; Melda, 6; Oscar F., 4, OH; Grant, 2, OH).
  11. [S98] Gravestone, Leonard Steffee, Pine Hill Cemetery, Rockland Tp., Venango Co., PA; read by Kipp Melat, Alice Morrison's reading: d. 5 May 1846, aged 17y, 9m; Ken Knox's reading: 5 Mar 1846, aged 17y, 9m, 5d (May 1994).
  12. [S545] History of Crawford County, Pennsylvania (Chicago: Warner, Beers & Co., 1885), Vol II, p. 838. Hereinafter cited as History of Crawford County.
  13. [S98] Gravestone, Solomon Steffee, Pine Hill Cemetery, Rockland Tp., Venango Co., PA; read by Kipp Melat, Alice Morrison's reading: d. 24 Aug 1855, aged 21y; Ken Knox's reading: d. 24 June 1855 aged 21y, 1m (May 1994).
  14. [S152] 1900 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Crawford Co., Conneaut Tp., James Daugherty, National Archives, (James Daugherty, May 1829, m49y; Nancy, July 1832, 10child/5lvg; William, Nov 1863; Nettie Steffee, Jul 1875,div,daughter; Nannie, Sep 1897, OH, granddaughter).

Mary Stroup1

b. circa 1799, d. 19 May 1885
FatherAdam Stroup1 b. b 1765, d. either in 1813 or 1814
MotherEva (?)1 b. c 1761, d. bt Nov 1843 - Jun 1844
ChartsDescendants of Adam Stroup
     Mary Stroup was born circa 1799 in Patton Township, Mifflin County, Pennsylvania.2,3 She was the daughter of Adam Stroup and Eva (?)1 She married James Karns, son of John Kerns and Polly Nicely.1 She died on 19 May 1885 in Pinegrove Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania.4,5,6 She was buried in Cream Hill Cemetery, Pinegrove Township, Venango County.5
     Mary Karns and James Karns lived in Pinegrove Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania.2,7,3,8

Family

James Karns b. 28 Feb 1795, d. 23 Sep 1871
Children

Citations

  1. [S372] John Stroup estate, Venango County Probate, Administrators Account Book 3:226, Venango County Historical Society, Franklin, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as Venango Co. Probate.
  2. [S155] 1860 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Pinegrove Tp., James Karnes household, National Archives, (James Karnes, 65; Mary, 61; Sarah, 19; Henry, 17).
  3. [S146] 1870 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Pinegrove Tp., James Karnes household, National Archives, (James Karnes, 74; Mary, 71; James Swab, 16; Elizabeth Madocon, 10).
  4. [S212] Mary Karns obituary, Venango Citizen Press, Franklin, PA, 28 May 1885, Pennsylvania Room, Franklin Library, Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania.
  5. [S771] Gravestone, Mary Karnes, Cream Hill Cemetery, Pinegrove Tp., Venango Co., PA; read by Bernie Maier, 2 Aug. 1992, d. 19 May 1885.
  6. [S34] Unknown author, History of Venango County, Pennsylvania. Its Past and Present. (Chicago, IL: Brown, Runk & Co., 1890), pp. 1147-48 (biographical sketch of Jacob Karnes; states that Mary Karnes died in 1884). Hereinafter cited as History of Venango Co. (1890).
  7. [S130] 1840 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Pinegrove Tp., James Karnes household, National Archives, (2 males under 5, 1 male 5-10, 1 male 10-15, 2 males 15-20, 1 male 40-50, 1 female under 5, 1 female 5-10, 1 female 10-15, 1 female 30-40).
  8. [S137] 1850 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Pinegrove Tp., James Karnes household, National Archives, (James Karnes, 54; Mary, 53; Isaac, 21; Jacob, 12; James, 14; Sarah, 10; Henry, 8).
  9. [S742] Gravestone, W.S. Karns, Fertigs Cemetery, Pinegrove Tp., Venango Co., PA; read by Kipp Melat, 1982.
  10. [S150] Adam Karnes entry, Venango County Death Register [1893-1905], Registrar & Recorder's Office, Courthouse, Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as Venango Co. Death Register.
  11. [S372] John Stroup Estate, Venango County Probate, Administrator's Account Book 3:226, Venango County Historical Society, Franklin, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as Venango Co. Probate.
  12. [S34] Unknown author, History of Venango County, Pennsylvania. Its Past and Present. (Chicago, IL: Brown, Runk & Co., 1890), pp. 1147-48 (biogrpahical sketch of Jacob Karns). Hereinafter cited as History of Venango Co. (1890).
  13. [S34] Unknown author, History of Venango County, Pennsylvania. Its Past and Present. (Chicago, IL: Brown, Runk & Co., 1890), pp. 1147-48 (biographical sketch of Jacob Karns. Hereinafter cited as History of Venango Co. (1890).
  14. [S198] Unknown compiler, compiler, Presidents, Soldiers, Statesmen (New York: H.H. Hardesty, 1896), 2:1294 (sketch of Henry Karns). Hereinafter cited as Presidents, Soldiers, Statesmen.

James Karns1

b. 28 February 1795, d. 23 September 1871
FatherJohn Kerns2
MotherPolly Nicely2
ChartsDescendants of Adam Stroup
     James Karns was born on 28 February 1795 in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania.2 He was the son of John Kerns and Polly Nicely.2 He married Mary Stroup, daughter of Adam Stroup and Eva (?).1 He died on 23 September 1871 in Pinegrove Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania, at age 76.3,4,5 He was buried in Cream Hill Cemetery, Pinegrove Township.4
     James Karns and Mary Karns lived in Pinegrove Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania.6,7,8,9

Family

Mary Stroup b. c 1799, d. 19 May 1885
Children

Citations

  1. [S372] John Stroup estate, Venango County Probate, Administrators Account Book 3:226, Venango County Historical Society, Franklin, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as Venango Co. Probate.
  2. [S721] John and Mary Nicely Kernes Family, Anthony Kernes Bible (9 Sep. 1815); xerox copy from Alice Morrison's files. Hereinafter cited as Anthony Kernes Bible.
  3. [S34] Unknown author, History of Venango County, Pennsylvania. Its Past and Present. (Chicago, IL: Brown, Runk & Co., 1890), pp. 1147-48 (biographical sketch of Jacob Karnes). Hereinafter cited as History of Venango Co. (1890).
  4. [S771] Gravestone, James Karnes, Cream Hill Cemetery, Pinegrove Tp., Venango Co., PA; read by Bernie Maier, 2 Aug. 1992, d. 23 Sep. 1871, ag. 77y.
  5. [S212] James Karnes obituary, Venango Citizen Press, Franklin, PA, 5 Oct. 1871, Pennsylvania Room, Franklin Library, Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania, (obit file card reads "died Sep. 18").
  6. [S155] 1860 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Pinegrove Tp., James Karnes household, National Archives, (James Karnes, 65; Mary, 61; Sarah, 19; Henry, 17).
  7. [S130] 1840 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Pinegrove Tp., James Karnes household, National Archives, (2 males under 5, 1 male 5-10, 1 male 10-15, 2 males 15-20, 1 male 40-50, 1 female under 5, 1 female 5-10, 1 female 10-15, 1 female 30-40).
  8. [S146] 1870 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Pinegrove Tp., James Karnes household, National Archives, (James Karnes, 74; Mary, 71; James Swab, 16; Elizabeth Madocon, 10).
  9. [S137] 1850 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Pinegrove Tp., James Karnes household, National Archives, (James Karnes, 54; Mary, 53; Isaac, 21; Jacob, 12; James, 14; Sarah, 10; Henry, 8).
  10. [S742] Gravestone, W.S. Karns, Fertigs Cemetery, Pinegrove Tp., Venango Co., PA; read by Kipp Melat, 1982.
  11. [S150] Adam Karnes entry, Venango County Death Register [1893-1905], Registrar & Recorder's Office, Courthouse, Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as Venango Co. Death Register.
  12. [S372] John Stroup Estate, Venango County Probate, Administrator's Account Book 3:226, Venango County Historical Society, Franklin, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as Venango Co. Probate.
  13. [S34] Unknown author, History of Venango County, Pennsylvania. Its Past and Present. (Chicago, IL: Brown, Runk & Co., 1890), pp. 1147-48 (biogrpahical sketch of Jacob Karns). Hereinafter cited as History of Venango Co. (1890).
  14. [S34] Unknown author, History of Venango County, Pennsylvania. Its Past and Present. (Chicago, IL: Brown, Runk & Co., 1890), pp. 1147-48 (biographical sketch of Jacob Karns. Hereinafter cited as History of Venango Co. (1890).
  15. [S198] Unknown compiler, compiler, Presidents, Soldiers, Statesmen (New York: H.H. Hardesty, 1896), 2:1294 (sketch of Henry Karns). Hereinafter cited as Presidents, Soldiers, Statesmen.

Adam Andrew Stroup1

b. circa 1800, d. circa 1866
FatherAdam Stroup1 b. b 1765, d. either in 1813 or 1814
MotherEva (?)1 b. c 1761, d. bt Nov 1843 - Jun 1844
ChartsDescendants of Adam Stroup
     Adam Andrew Stroup was born circa 1800 in Patton Township, Mifflin County, Pennsylvania.2 He was the son of Adam Stroup and Eva (?)1 He married Hannah Evans.2,3,4,5 He died circa 1866 in Cranberry Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania.6
     Adam Andrew Stroup moved with his brothers to Venango County, Pennsylvania, circa 1820. In 1826 Adam Andrew Stroup settled in Cranberry Township, Venango County, where he lived the rest of his life.7 He was taxed for between 26 and 82 acres in Cranberry Township from 1826 to 1866.8 His widow continued to pay taxes on his farm until 1870.9 He was a farmer and a collier in Cranberry Township.8,10,11

Family

Hannah Evans
Children

Citations

  1. [S372] John Stroup estate, Venango County Probate, Administrators Account Book 3:226, Venango County Historical Society, Franklin, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as Venango Co. Probate.
  2. [S137] 1850 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Cranberry Tp., Andrew Stroup household, National Archives, (Andrew Stroup, 50; Hannah, 45; Samuel, 25; Thomas, XX; John, 18; William, 16; Adam, 14; Rebecca, 12; Israel, 10; James, 8; Edward, 6; Washington, 4).
  3. [S1462] Edward Stroup, Pennsylvania Death Certificate 55135 (10 June 1911), (informant: David Stroup, Grand Valley, PA), viewed at Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, accessed 18 Apr 2014; original at Pennsylvania Dept. of Health, Division of Vital Records, New Castle, PA; (parents Adam Stroup and Hannah Evens).
  4. [S1462] Adam Stroup, Pennsylvania Death Certificate 12751 (6 Feb 1909), (informant: Mrs. Adam Stroup, Grand Valley, PA), viewed at Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, accessed 25 Apr 2014; original at Pennsylvania Dept. of Health, Division of Vital Records, New Castle, PA; (parents Adam Stroup and Hannah Evans).
  5. [S1462] Thomas Stroup, Pennsylvania Death Certificate 45488 (10 May 1909), (informant: Henry Stroup and W. J. Arnold, Pleasantville, PA), viewed at Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, accessed 25 Apr 2014; original at Pennsylvania Dept. of Health, Division of Vital Records, New Castle, PA; (parents Adam Stroup and Hannah Evans, both born in Centre Co., PA).
  6. [S121] Adam Stroup entry, 1866 Venango County tax records, Cranberry Tp.; Assessment Office, Courthouse, Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as Venango County tax records.
  7. [S121] Andrew Stroup entry, 1826 Venango County tax records, Cranberry Tp.; Assessment Office, Courthouse, Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as Venango County tax records.
  8. [S121] Andrew Stroup entry, 1826-1866 Venango County tax records, Cranberry Tp.; Assessment Office, Courthouse, Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as Venango County tax records.
  9. [S121] Andrew Stroup entry, 1867-1870 Venango County tax records, Cranberry Tp.; Assessment Office, Courthouse, Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as Venango County tax records.
  10. [S137] 1850 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Cranberry Tp., Andrew Stroup household, National Archives, (Andrew Stroup, 50, farmer; Hannah, 45; Samuel, 25; Thomas, 20; John, 18; William, 16; Adam, 14; Rebecca, 12; Israel, 10; James, 8; Edward, 6; Washington, 4).
  11. [S155] 1860 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Cranberry Tp., Adam Stroup household, National Archives, (Adam Stroup, 58, collier; Hannah, 50; William, 26, collier; Adam, 24, collier; Israel, 21; James, 17; Edwin, 14; Washington, 11).
  12. [S765] Gravestone, Samuel Stroup, Mt. Zion Cemetery, Cranberry Tp., Venango Co., PA; read by Kipp Melat, d. 12 Oct. 1862, aged 31y, 8m, 17d.
  13. [S1462] Edward Stroup, Pennsylvania Death Certificate 55135 (10 June 1911), (informant: David Stroup, Grand Valley, PA), viewed at Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, accessed 18 Apr 2014; original at Pennsylvania Dept. of Health, Division of Vital Records, New Castle, PA.

Hannah Evans1,2

ChartsDescendants of Adam Stroup
     Hannah Evans married Adam Andrew Stroup, son of Adam Stroup and Eva (?).1,3,4,5

Family

Adam Andrew Stroup b. c 1800, d. c 1866
Children

Citations

  1. [S137] 1850 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Cranberry Tp., Andrew Stroup household, National Archives, (Andrew Stroup, 50; Hannah, 45; Samuel, 25; Thomas, XX; John, 18; William, 16; Adam, 14; Rebecca, 12; Israel, 10; James, 8; Edward, 6; Washington, 4).
  2. [S1462] Edward Stroup, Pennsylvania Death Certificate 55135 (10 June 1911), (informant: David Stroup, Grand Valley, PA), viewed at Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, accessed 18 Apr 2014; original at Pennsylvania Dept. of Health, Division of Vital Records, New Castle, PA; (mother Hannah Evens, born Centre Co., PA).
  3. [S1462] Edward Stroup, Pennsylvania Death Certificate 55135 (10 June 1911), (informant: David Stroup, Grand Valley, PA), viewed at Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, accessed 18 Apr 2014; original at Pennsylvania Dept. of Health, Division of Vital Records, New Castle, PA; (parents Adam Stroup and Hannah Evens).
  4. [S1462] Adam Stroup, Pennsylvania Death Certificate 12751 (6 Feb 1909), (informant: Mrs. Adam Stroup, Grand Valley, PA), viewed at Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, accessed 25 Apr 2014; original at Pennsylvania Dept. of Health, Division of Vital Records, New Castle, PA; (parents Adam Stroup and Hannah Evans).
  5. [S1462] Thomas Stroup, Pennsylvania Death Certificate 45488 (10 May 1909), (informant: Henry Stroup and W. J. Arnold, Pleasantville, PA), viewed at Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, accessed 25 Apr 2014; original at Pennsylvania Dept. of Health, Division of Vital Records, New Castle, PA; (parents Adam Stroup and Hannah Evans, both born in Centre Co., PA).
  6. [S137] 1850 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Cranberry Tp., Andrew Stroup household, National Archives, (Andrew Stroup, 50, farmer; Hannah, 45; Samuel, 25; Thomas, 20; John, 18; William, 16; Adam, 14; Rebecca, 12; Israel, 10; James, 8; Edward, 6; Washington, 4).
  7. [S765] Gravestone, Samuel Stroup, Mt. Zion Cemetery, Cranberry Tp., Venango Co., PA; read by Kipp Melat, d. 12 Oct. 1862, aged 31y, 8m, 17d.
  8. [S1462] Edward Stroup, Pennsylvania Death Certificate 55135 (10 June 1911), (informant: David Stroup, Grand Valley, PA), viewed at Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, accessed 18 Apr 2014; original at Pennsylvania Dept. of Health, Division of Vital Records, New Castle, PA.

Catherine McWilliams1

d. before 1842
FatherJames McWilliams1 b. c 1786, d. 18 Aug 1842
MotherElizabeth Stroup1 b. c 1786
ChartsDescendants of Adam Stroup
     Catherine McWilliams was the daughter of James McWilliams and Elizabeth Stroup.1 She married (?) Huffert.1 She died before 1842.2
     Catherine McWilliams Catherine was not mentioned in the Will of James McWilliams who died in 1842; however, two children of Catherine Huffert, deceased daughter of Elizabeth McWilliams, were given one share in the distribution of John Stroup's estate.1,2

Family

(?) Huffert

Citations

  1. [S372] John Stroup estate, Venango County Probate, Administrators Account Book 3:226, Venango County Historical Society, Franklin, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as Venango Co. Probate.
  2. [S372] James McWilliams estate, Venango County Probate, RD 1:237, WB 2:715, Venango County Historical Society, Franklin, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as Venango Co. Probate.

Sarah Anna Reese1

b. 2 April 1819
FatherJacob Reese Jr.1 b. 4 Sep 1789, d. 30 May 1868
MotherElizabeth Siegel1 b. c 1787, d. 3 Dec 1873
ChartsDescendants of Jacob Reese
     Sarah Anna Reese was born on 2 April 1819 in Moore Township, Northampton County, Pennsylvania.1 She was the daughter of Jacob Reese Jr. and Elizabeth Siegel.1

Citations

  1. [S298] Salem Lutheran and Reformed Church, Mooretown, Northampton Co., PA: email from Shirley, 25 Mar 2004 (from Ancestry.com search), (1774-1840), Northampton County Historical Society, Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as Salem Lutheran and Reformed Church.

Jacob Reese1

b. 25 July 1825
FatherDaniel Reese1 b. 6 Nov 1804, d. 22 Jun 1881
MotherCatherine Shaffer1 b. c 25 Feb 1806, d. 10 Feb 1881
ChartsDescendants of Jacob Reese
     Jacob Reese was born on 25 July 1825 in Moore Township, Northampton County, Pennsylvania.1 He was the son of Daniel Reese and Catherine Shaffer.1 He was baptized on 21 August 1825 in Salem Lutheran and Reformed Church, Moore Township.1
     NOTE: A Jacob Reece died at the Venango County Home on 4 March 1894. According to the entry in the Venango County Death Register, this Jacob Reese was 71 year old [born about 1823], born in Cranberry Township, and single. He was buried at the County Home. It is not known if this is Jacob Reese, son of Daniel.2

Citations

  1. [S298] Salem Lutheran and Reformed Church, Mooretown, Northampton Co., PA: email from Shirley, 25 Mar 2004 (from Ancestry.com search), (1774-1840), Northampton County Historical Society, Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as Salem Lutheran and Reformed Church.
  2. [S150] Jacob Reece entry, Venango County Death Register [1893-1905], Registrar & Recorder's Office, Courthouse, Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as Venango Co. Death Register.

Charles Reese1

b. 30 November 1827
FatherDaniel Reese2 b. 6 Nov 1804, d. 22 Jun 1881
MotherCatherine Shaffer2 b. c 25 Feb 1806, d. 10 Feb 1881
ChartsDescendants of Jacob Reese
     Charles Reese was born on 30 November 1827 in Moore Township, Northampton County, Pennsylvania.3,4 He was the son of Daniel Reese and Catherine Shaffer.2 He was baptized on 8 March 1828 in Salem Lutheran and Reformed Church, Moore Township.5 He married Keziah Wise on 19 July 1850.4,6,7
     Charles Reese lived in Brookfield Township, Eaton County, Michigan.4,8,9

Family

Keziah Wise b. 14 Jan 1831, d. 25 Jan 1916
Children

Citations

  1. [S735] "Daniel Reese Family Record," Nora Kline Glass; Personal Files; Fairfax, Virginia. Original in the possession of Cammy Whitehill Shreffler.
  2. [S298] Salem Lutheran and Reformed Church, Mooretown, Northampton Co., PA: email from Shirley, 25 Mar 2004 (from Ancestry.com search), (1774-1840), Northampton County Historical Society, Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as Salem Lutheran and Reformed Church.
  3. [S298] Salem Lutheran and Reformed Church, Mooretown, Northampton Co., PA: email from Shirley, 25 Mar 2004 (from Ancestry.com search which records the name as Jacobus [sic]; this researcher believes this was transcribed incorrectly and is actually Charles), (1774-1840), Northampton County Historical Society, Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as Salem Lutheran and Reformed Church.
  4. [S691] 1860 U.S. Census, Michigan, Eaton Co., Brookfield Tp., Charles Reese household, National Archives, (Charles Reese, 32, PA; Keziah, 28, PA; Samuel, 9, PA; Nancy J., 8, PA; Mary E., 6, PA; Phebe, 4; Elizabeth, 2).
  5. [S298] Salem Lutheran and Reformed Church, Mooretown, Northampton Co., PA: email from Shirley, 25 Mar 2004 (from Ancestry.com search which records the name as Jacobus [sic] which this researcher believes was transcribed incorrectely is actually Charles), (1774-1840), Northampton County Historical Society, Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as Salem Lutheran and Reformed Church.
  6. [S735] "Daniel Reese Family Record," Nora Kline Glass, records Charles' wife's name as Sophia Wise; Personal Files; Fairfax, Virginia. Original in the possession of Cammy Whitehill Shreffler.
  7. [S250] Rootsweb World Connect, online http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com, "Family Tree 6 May 2003," contact: Jennifer Davidson (e-mail address); ref: Ancestry.com World Tree, Dena Bentley (e-mail address,net), 25 Aug. 2001 [focus is the Samuel and Phebe Merryman Wise family; data appears to be from a Family Bible].
  8. [S692] 1870 U.S. Census, Michigan, Eaton Co., Brookfield Tp., Charles Reese household, National Archives, (Charles Reese, 43, PA; Keziah, 39, PA; Jane, 18, PA; Mary , 16, PA; Phebe, 14; Elizabeth, 12; Perry, 9; Stephen, 7; Nora, 5; Josephine, 7/12).
  9. [S693] 1880 U.S. Census, Michigan, Eaton Co., Brookfield Tp., Charles Reese household, National Archives, (Charles Reese, 53, PA; Keziah, 49, PA; Stephen A., 17; Nora, 15; George A., 8; Edith, 6).

Sara Anna Reese1

b. 18 March 1829, d. 25 June 1888
FatherDaniel Reese1 b. 6 Nov 1804, d. 22 Jun 1881
MotherCatherine Shaffer1 b. c 25 Feb 1806, d. 10 Feb 1881
ChartsDescendants of Jacob Reese
     Sara Anna Reese was born on 18 March 1829 in Moore Township, Northampton County, Pennsylvania.1 She was the daughter of Daniel Reese and Catherine Shaffer.1 She was baptized on 17 April 1829 in Salem Lutheran and Reformed Church, Moore Township.1 She married Alexander Dunlap Shannon, son of Alexander Shannon and Elizabeth Smith, on 16 December 1847.2 She died on 25 June 1888 in Oil City, Venango County, at age 59.2
     Sara Anna Shannon and Alexander Dunlap Shannon lived in Ten-Mile Bottom, Cranberry Township, Venango County.2

Family

Alexander Dunlap Shannon b. 11 Dec 1825, d. 1 May 1918
Children

Citations

  1. [S298] Salem Lutheran and Reformed Church, Mooretown, Northampton Co., PA: email from Shirley, 25 Mar 2004 (from Ancestry.com search), (1774-1840), Northampton County Historical Society, Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as Salem Lutheran and Reformed Church.
  2. [S602] Biographical sketch of Alexander Dunlap Shannon, Seneca Kicker, Seneca, PA, 9 June 1905, Pennsylvania Room, Franklin Library, Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania.
  3. [S137] 1850 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Cranberry Tp., Alex Shannon household, National Archives, (Alex Shannon, 35; Sarah, 29; Elen J., 11; Amanda, 9; J.W., 3; Peter, 72; James Boal, 38).
  4. [S151] 1880 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Cranberry Tp., A.D. Shannon household, National Archives, (A. D. Shannon, 53; Sarah, 50; John, 23; Peter, 20; David, 17; Clinton, 13; Jennie, 10; Amanda Glas, 29, daughter; Edward Glas, 8, grandson; Carrie Glas, 6, granddaughter; Robert Glas, 4, grandson).
  5. [S146] 1870 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Cranberry Tp., Alexander Shannon household, National Archives, (Alexander Shannon, 46, woodchopper; Sarah, 43; Amanda, 19; John, 14; Peter, 11; David, 8; Clinton, 4; Margaret, 2/12).

Alexander Dunlap Shannon1

b. 11 December 1825, d. 1 May 1918
FatherAlexander Shannon2 b. 1789, d. 4 Feb 1878
MotherElizabeth Smith3 b. 1794, d. 23 Apr 1856
ChartsDescendants of Jacob Reese
     Alexander Dunlap Shannon was born on 11 December 1825 in Centre County, Pennsylvania.1 He was the son of Alexander Shannon and Elizabeth Smith.2,3 He married Sara Anna Reese, daughter of Daniel Reese and Catherine Shaffer, on 16 December 1847.1 He died on 1 May 1918 in Seneca, Cranberry Township, Venango County, at age 92.4
     Alexander Dunlap Shannon and Sara Anna Shannon lived in Ten-Mile Bottom, Cranberry Township, Venango County.1 In May 1903, Alexander Dunlap Shannon went to live with his daughter Jennie Sadler in Seneca, Cranberry Township.1

Family

Sara Anna Reese b. 18 Mar 1829, d. 25 Jun 1888
Children

Citations

  1. [S602] Biographical sketch of Alexander Dunlap Shannon, Seneca Kicker, Seneca, PA, 9 June 1905, Pennsylvania Room, Franklin Library, Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania.
  2. [S34] Unknown author, History of Venango County, Pennsylvania. Its Past and Present. (Chicago, IL: Brown, Runk & Co., 1890), p. 1144 (biographical sketch of Joseph G. Hill). Hereinafter cited as History of Venango Co. (1890).
  3. [S396] Gravestone, Elizabeth Shannon, 1794-1856, Brandon Cemetery, Cranberry Tp., Venango Co., PA; read by Kipp Melat, 1981.
  4. [S8] Alexander D. Shannon obituary, The Oil City Derrick, Oil City, PA, 2 May 1918, Oil City Library, Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as The Derrick.
  5. [S137] 1850 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Cranberry Tp., Alex Shannon household, National Archives, (Alex Shannon, 35; Sarah, 29; Elen J., 11; Amanda, 9; J.W., 3; Peter, 72; James Boal, 38).
  6. [S151] 1880 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Cranberry Tp., A.D. Shannon household, National Archives, (A. D. Shannon, 53; Sarah, 50; John, 23; Peter, 20; David, 17; Clinton, 13; Jennie, 10; Amanda Glas, 29, daughter; Edward Glas, 8, grandson; Carrie Glas, 6, granddaughter; Robert Glas, 4, grandson).
  7. [S146] 1870 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Cranberry Tp., Alexander Shannon household, National Archives, (Alexander Shannon, 46, woodchopper; Sarah, 43; Amanda, 19; John, 14; Peter, 11; David, 8; Clinton, 4; Margaret, 2/12).

Alexander Shannon1

b. 1789, d. 4 February 1878
     Alexander Shannon was born in 1789 in Pennsylvania.2 He married Elizabeth Smith, daughter of Peter Smith and Barbara (?), on 22 April 1813 in Sinking Creek Presbyterian Church, Potter Township, Centre County, Pennsylvania.3 He died on 4 February 1878 in Cranberry Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania.1,2 He was buried in Brandon Cemetery, Cranberry Township.2
     Alexander Shannon and Elizabeth Smith moved from Centre County to Cranberry Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania, in 1832.1

Family

Elizabeth Smith b. 1794, d. 23 Apr 1856
Children

Citations

  1. [S34] Unknown author, History of Venango County, Pennsylvania. Its Past and Present. (Chicago, IL: Brown, Runk & Co., 1890), p. 1144 (biographical sketch of Joseph G. Hill). Hereinafter cited as History of Venango Co. (1890).
  2. [S396] Gravestone, Alexander Shannon, 1789-1878, Brandon Cemetery, Cranberry Tp., Venango Co., PA; read by Kipp Melat, 1981.
  3. [S1169] Sinking Creek Presbyterian Church Records, Potter Tp., Centre Co., PA, Centre County Historical Society, Bellefonte, Centre County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as Sinking Creek Presbyterian Church records.
  4. [S396] Gravestone, Jane McCutcheon, Brandon Cemetery, Cranberry Tp., Venango Co., PA; read by Kipp Melat, 1981, 1818-1908.
  5. [S292] Gravestone, P.S. Shannon, Heckathorn Cemetery, Cranberry Tp., Venango Co., PA; read by Kipp Melat, 20 Mar 1820-26 Mar 1892.
  6. [S396] Gravestone, Isabell Shannon Hill, Brandon Cemetery, Cranberry Tp., Venango Co., PA; read by Kipp Melat, 1981, Isabell Shannon, wife (of Joseph G.), Oct 1830-Mar 1908.
  7. [S396] Gravestone, Hannah Shannon, 1835-1859, dau., Brandon Cemetery, Cranberry Tp., Venango Co., PA; read by Kipp Melat, 1981.
  8. [S396] Gravestone, Samuel Shannon, Brandon Cemetery, Cranberry Tp., Venango Co., PA; read by Kipp Melat, 1981, infant, Feb - Dec 1840, buried next to Alexander and Elizabeth.

Elizabeth J. Shannon1

b. April 1849, d. July 1924
FatherAlexander Dunlap Shannon1 b. 11 Dec 1825, d. 1 May 1918
MotherSara Anna Reese1 b. 18 Mar 1829, d. 25 Jun 1888
ChartsDescendants of Jacob Reese
     Elizabeth J. Shannon was born in April 1849 in Cranberry Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania.1,2 She was the daughter of Alexander Dunlap Shannon and Sara Anna Reese.1 She married Edward Switzer.3 She married Charles W. Duffee in 1915.4 She died in July 1924 in Oil City, Venango County, at age 75.5

Family 1

Edward Switzer b. 18 May 1839, d. 25 Mar 1908
Children

Citations

  1. [S137] 1850 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Cranberry Tp., Alex Shannon household, National Archives, (Alex Shannon, 35; Sarah, 29; Elen J., 11; Amanda, 9; J.W., 3; Peter, 72; James Boal, 38).
  2. [S152] 1900 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Oil City, 1st Ward, Edward Switzer household, National Archives, (Edward Switzer, May 1839, m32y, Canada; Elizabeth, Apr 1849, 10child/5lvg; Robert C., Jul 1873; Samuel W., Jul 1877; Charles H., Jun 1884; Lydia J., Jan 1891; Carrie E., Jul 1894).
  3. [S735] "Daniel Reese Family Record," Nora Kline Glass; Personal Files; Fairfax, Virginia. Original in the possession of Cammy Whitehill Shreffler.
  4. [S10] Venango County (PA) Marriage License, Elizabeth Switzer and C.W. Duffee marriage license, Registrar & Recorder's Office, Courthouse, Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania.
  5. [S231] Elizabeth Switzer Duffee obituary, The News Herald, Franklin, PA, 29 Jul. 1924, Pennsylvania Room, Franklin Library, Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania.
  6. [S292] Gravestone, Johny Switzer, Heckathorn Cemetery, Cranberry Tp., Venango Co., PA; read by Kipp Melat, son of E. and E.S. Switzer, d. 18 Apr. 1874, ag. 4y. 4m. 20d.
  7. [S151] 1880 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Cranberry Tp., Edward Switzer household, National Archives, (Edward Switzer, 41, Canada, wagonmaker; Elizabeth, 31; Robert, 6; Samuel, 3; Harry, 1).

Amanda Shannon1

b. April 1851
FatherAlexander Dunlap Shannon1 b. 11 Dec 1825, d. 1 May 1918
MotherSara Anna Reese1 b. 18 Mar 1829, d. 25 Jun 1888
ChartsDescendants of Jacob Reese
     Amanda Shannon was born in April 1851 in Cranberry Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania.1,2 She was the daughter of Alexander Dunlap Shannon and Sara Anna Reese.1 She married John Robert Glass.3 She married David R. Jordan.4
     Amanda Jordan and David R. Jordan were living in Allegheny, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, in 1900 where David worked as a barber.2 She was living in Bellevue, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, in 1910 with her daughter and son-in-law Carrie and Grant Coffey.5

Family 1

John Robert Glass b. 9 Apr 1843, d. 23 Apr 1880
Children

Family 2

David R. Jordan b. Dec 1844, d. b 1910

Citations

  1. [S137] 1850 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Cranberry Tp., Alex Shannon household, National Archives, (Alex Shannon, 35; Sarah, 29; Elen J., 11; Amanda, 9; J.W., 3; Peter, 72; James Boal, 38).
  2. [S152] 1900 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Allegheny Co., Allegheny, 1st Ward, David R. Jordan household, National Archives, (David R. Jordan, Dec. 1844, m 34y, barber; Amanda, April 1851, 0child/0lvg).
  3. [S151] 1880 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Cranberry Tp., A.D. Shannon household, National Archives, (A. D. Shannon, 53; Sarah, 50; John, 23; Peter, 20; David, 17; Clinton, 13; Jennie, 10; Amanda Glas, 29, daughter; Edward Glas, 8, grandson; Carrie Glas, 6, granddaughter; Robert Glas, 4, grandson).
  4. [S602] Biographical sketch of Alexander Dunlap Shannon, Seneca Kicker, Seneca, PA, 9 June 1905, Pennsylvania Room, Franklin Library, Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania.
  5. [S207] 1910 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Allegheny Co., Bellevue Boro, 2nd Ward, S.G. Coffey household, National Archives, (Amanda Jordan, 56, 3child/3lvg, widowed, living in the household of her son-in-law S. G. Coffey).

John Robert Glass1

b. 9 April 1843, d. 23 April 1880
ChartsDescendants of Jacob Reese
     John Robert Glass was born on 9 April 1843 in Pennsylvania.1 He married Amanda Shannon, daughter of Alexander Dunlap Shannon and Sara Anna Reese.2 He died on 23 April 1880 in Venango County, Pennsylvania, at age 37.3 He was buried in Heckathorn Cemetery, Cranberry Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania.3

Family

Amanda Shannon b. Apr 1851
Children

Citations

  1. [S432] John Robert Glass baptism (per Cammy Whitehill Shreffler), Records of the St.Luke's Evangelical Lutheran Church, near Venus, Pinegrove Tp., Venango Co., Pennsylvania, Heritage Room, Oil City Library, Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as St.Luke's Evangelical Lutheran Church records.
  2. [S151] 1880 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Cranberry Tp., A.D. Shannon household, National Archives, (A. D. Shannon, 53; Sarah, 50; John, 23; Peter, 20; David, 17; Clinton, 13; Jennie, 10; Amanda Glas, 29, daughter; Edward Glas, 8, grandson; Carrie Glas, 6, granddaughter; Robert Glas, 4, grandson).
  3. [S292] Gravestone, Robert Glass, Heckathorn Cemetery, Cranberry Tp., Venango Co., PA; read by Kipp Melat.

Edward A. Glass1

b. circa 1872, d. 30 May 1926
FatherJohn Robert Glass1 b. 9 Apr 1843, d. 23 Apr 1880
MotherAmanda Shannon1 b. Apr 1851
ChartsDescendants of Jacob Reese
     Edward A. Glass was born circa 1872.1 He was the son of John Robert Glass and Amanda Shannon.1 He died on 30 May 1926.2 He was buried in Heckathorn Cemetery, Cranberry Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania.2
     Edward A. Glass served in Company E., 16th Pennsylvania Volunteers during the Spanish-American War.2

Citations

  1. [S151] 1880 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Cranberry Tp., A.D. Shannon household, National Archives, (A. D. Shannon, 53; Sarah, 50; John, 23; Peter, 20; David, 17; Clinton, 13; Jennie, 10; Amanda Glas, 29, daughter; Edward Glas, 8, grandson; Carrie Glas, 6, granddaughter; Robert Glas, 4, grandson).
  2. [S292] Gravestone, Edward A. Glass, Heckathorn Cemetery, Cranberry Tp., Venango Co., PA; read by Kipp Melat.

Carrie Glass1

b. March 1874
FatherJohn Robert Glass1 b. 9 Apr 1843, d. 23 Apr 1880
MotherAmanda Shannon1 b. Apr 1851
ChartsDescendants of Jacob Reese
     Carrie Glass was born in March 1874 in Venango County, Pennsylvania.1,2 She was the daughter of John Robert Glass and Amanda Shannon.1 She married U.S. Grant Coffey circa 1897.2
     Carrie Coffey and U.S. Grant Coffey had no children.3 She and U.S. Grant Coffey were living in Bellevue, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.3,2,4

Family

U.S. Grant Coffey b. Jan 1866

Citations

  1. [S151] 1880 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Cranberry Tp., A.D. Shannon household, National Archives, (A. D. Shannon, 53; Sarah, 50; John, 23; Peter, 20; David, 17; Clinton, 13; Jennie, 10; Amanda Glas, 29, daughter; Edward Glas, 8, grandson; Carrie Glas, 6, granddaughter; Robert Glas, 4, grandson).
  2. [S152] 1900 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Allegheny Co., Bellevue Boro, U.S.G. Coffey household, National Archives, (U.S.G. Coffey, Jan. 1866, m. 3y, laborer at gas company; Carrie, mar. 1874, 0child/0lvg).
  3. [S207] 1910 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Allegheny Co., Bellevue Boro, 2nd Ward, S.G. Coffey household, National Archives.
  4. [S433] 1920 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Allegheny Co., Bellevue Boro, Grant Coffey household, National Archives, (Grany Coffey, 54; Carrie, 45; James Platt, 17, boarder; John B. Shannon, 32, store keeper, grocery store).

Robert Glass1

b. circa 1876
FatherJohn Robert Glass1 b. 9 Apr 1843, d. 23 Apr 1880
MotherAmanda Shannon1 b. Apr 1851
ChartsDescendants of Jacob Reese
     Robert Glass was born circa 1876.1 He was the son of John Robert Glass and Amanda Shannon.1

Citations

  1. [S151] 1880 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Cranberry Tp., A.D. Shannon household, National Archives, (A. D. Shannon, 53; Sarah, 50; John, 23; Peter, 20; David, 17; Clinton, 13; Jennie, 10; Amanda Glas, 29, daughter; Edward Glas, 8, grandson; Carrie Glas, 6, granddaughter; Robert Glas, 4, grandson).

Peter L. Shannon1

b. December 1860
FatherAlexander Dunlap Shannon1 b. 11 Dec 1825, d. 1 May 1918
MotherSara Anna Reese1 b. 18 Mar 1829, d. 25 Jun 1888
ChartsDescendants of Jacob Reese
     Peter L. Shannon was born in December 1860 in Cranberry Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania.1,2 He was the son of Alexander Dunlap Shannon and Sara Anna Reese.1 He married Nannie E. Anderson circa 1889.2
     Peter L. Shannon lived in Murrysville, Franklin Township, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania.2,3,4

Family

Nannie E. Anderson b. Sep 1872
Children

Citations

  1. [S151] 1880 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Cranberry Tp., A.D. Shannon household, National Archives, (A. D. Shannon, 53; Sarah, 50; John, 23; Peter, 20; David, 17; Clinton, 13; Jennie, 10; Amanda Glas, 29, daughter; Edward Glas, 8, grandson; Carrie Glas, 6, granddaughter; Robert Glas, 4, grandson).
  2. [S152] 1900 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Westmoreland Co., Frankin Tp., Joseph H. Anderson household, National Archives, (Joseph Anderson, Oct. 1848, PA, m 31y, farmer; Rachel, May 1846, PA, 8child/5lvg; Nannie E. Shannon, Sep. 1872, PA, dau., 5child/5lvg; Peter L. Shannon, Dec. 1860, PA, m. 11y, laborer, son-in-law; Della M., May 1890, PA, granddau.; Jennie S., Nov. 1892, PA, granddau.; Sarah M., Oct, 1894, PA, granddau.; Rachel E., May 1897, PA, granddau.; Margaret A., Jul. 1899, PA, granddau).
  3. [S207] 1910 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Westmoreland Co., Frankin Tp., Murryville Rd., Peter L. Shannon household, National Archives, (Peter L. Shannon, 49, PA, laborer, m. 21y; Nannie E., 37, PA, 7child/7lvg; Della M., 19, PA, teacher; Jennie S., 17; Sarah M., 15; Margaret A., 10; Raymond, 8; Clinton Q., 6; James D., 2).
  4. [S231] Elizabeth Switzer Duffee obituary, The News Herald, Franklin, PA, 29 Jul. 1924, Pennsylvania Room, Franklin Library, Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania.

David Shannon1

b. circa 1862
FatherAlexander Dunlap Shannon1 b. 11 Dec 1825, d. 1 May 1918
MotherSara Anna Reese1 b. 18 Mar 1829, d. 25 Jun 1888
ChartsDescendants of Jacob Reese
     David Shannon was born circa 1862 in Cranberry Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania.1 He was the son of Alexander Dunlap Shannon and Sara Anna Reese.1
     David Shannon lived in West Virginia.2,3

Citations

  1. [S151] 1880 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Cranberry Tp., A.D. Shannon household, National Archives, (A. D. Shannon, 53; Sarah, 50; John, 23; Peter, 20; David, 17; Clinton, 13; Jennie, 10; Amanda Glas, 29, daughter; Edward Glas, 8, grandson; Carrie Glas, 6, granddaughter; Robert Glas, 4, grandson).
  2. [S231] Elizabeth Switzer Duffee obituary, The News Herald, Franklin, PA, 29 Jul. 1924, Pennsylvania Room, Franklin Library, Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania.
  3. [S602] Biographical sketch of Alexander Dunlap Shannon, Seneca Kicker, Seneca, PA, 9 June 1905, Pennsylvania Room, Franklin Library, Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania.

Clinton E. Shannon1

b. August 1866
FatherAlexander Dunlap Shannon1 b. 11 Dec 1825, d. 1 May 1918
MotherSara Anna Reese1 b. 18 Mar 1829, d. 25 Jun 1888
ChartsDescendants of Jacob Reese
     Clinton E. Shannon was born in August 1866 in Cranberry Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania.1,2 He was the son of Alexander Dunlap Shannon and Sara Anna Reese.1
     Clinton E. Shannon was a rig builder in Washington Township, Monroe County, Ohio, in 1900.2 He was living in Oklahoma in 1905.3 He was living in Bellevue, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, in 1924 when his sister Elizabeth Switzer Duffee died.4

Citations

  1. [S151] 1880 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Cranberry Tp., A.D. Shannon household, National Archives, (A. D. Shannon, 53; Sarah, 50; John, 23; Peter, 20; David, 17; Clinton, 13; Jennie, 10; Amanda Glas, 29, daughter; Edward Glas, 8, grandson; Carrie Glas, 6, granddaughter; Robert Glas, 4, grandson).
  2. [S178] 1900 U.S. Census, Ohio, Monroe Co., Washington Tp., Wm. Buhler household, National Archives, (Clinton E. Shannon, Aug 1866, boarder, rig builder).
  3. [S602] Biographical sketch of Alexander Dunlap Shannon, Seneca Kicker, Seneca, PA, 9 June 1905, Pennsylvania Room, Franklin Library, Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania.
  4. [S231] Elizabeth Switzer Duffee obituary, The News Herald, Franklin, PA, 29 Jul. 1924, Pennsylvania Room, Franklin Library, Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania.

Margaret Shannon1

b. June 1870
FatherAlexander Dunlap Shannon1 b. 11 Dec 1825, d. 1 May 1918
MotherSara Anna Reese1 b. 18 Mar 1829, d. 25 Jun 1888
ChartsDescendants of Jacob Reese
     Margaret Shannon was born in June 1870 in Cranberry Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania.1,2 She was the daughter of Alexander Dunlap Shannon and Sara Anna Reese.1 She married James P. Sadler circa 1889.3,4
     Margaret Shannon also went by the name of Jennie.2 She and James P. Sadler had no children.5 She was living in Oil City, Venango County, in 1924 when her sister Elizabeth Switzer Duffee died.6

Family

James P. Sadler b. Mar 1861, d. 6 Jan 1922

Citations

  1. [S146] 1870 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Cranberry Tp., Alexander Shannon household, National Archives, (Alexander Shannon, 46, woodchopper; Sarah, 43; Amanda, 19; John, 14; Peter, 11; David, 8; Clinton, 4; Margaret, 2/12).
  2. [S152] 1900 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Cranberry Tp., James Saddler household, National Archives, (James Saddler, Mar 1861, PA, m 11y; Jennie, Jun 1870, PA, 0child).
  3. [S292] Gravestone, James P. Sadler, Heckathorn Cemetery, Cranberry Tp., Venango Co., PA; read by Kipp Melat.
  4. [S735] "Daniel Reese Family Record," Nora Kline Glass; Personal Files; Fairfax, Virginia. Original in the possession of Cammy Whitehill Shreffler.
  5. [S207] 1910 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Cranberry Tp., James Sadler household, National Archives, (James Sadler, 48, PA, m 21y; Jennie, 40, PA, 0child; A.D. Shannon, 84, PA, wd, father-in-law).
  6. [S231] Elizabeth Switzer Duffee obituary, The News Herald, Franklin, PA, 29 Jul. 1924, Pennsylvania Room, Franklin Library, Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania.