• [S119] Zion Church, Greenwich Tp., Berks Co., PA, DAR Library, Washington, D.C. Hereinafter cited as Zion Church, Greenwich Tp., Berks Co.
  • [S122] Candace E. Anderson, Genealogical Abstracts of Orphan's Court Records, Northampton County, Pennsylvania, Volumes 6-8, 1795-1815 (Apollo, PA: Closson Press, 1999). Hereinafter cited as Northampton Co. Orphan's Court Records.
  • [S123] John T. Humphrey, compiler, Pennsylvania Births, Lehigh County, 1734-1800 (Washington, D.C.: Humphrey Publications, 1992). Hereinafter cited as Lehigh Co. Births.
  • [S124] Unknown compiler, compiler, 225th Anniversary of the Weisenberg Church, New Tripoli, Pennsylvania (n.p.: n.pub., 1976). Hereinafter cited as Weisenberg Church records.
  • [S125] Gravestone, Cherrytree Presbyterian Cemetery, Cherrytree Tp., Venango Co., PA; read by Kipp Melat, 1982.
  • [S126] 1800 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, National Archives.
  • [S127] 1810 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, National Archives.
  • [S131] Mary Joyce Penticoff and Randolph Ray, Descendants of Albert Benighoff (Rockton, IL: M.J. Penticoff, 1995). Hereinafter cited as Benighoff Genealogy.
  • [S132] George Wagenseller, compiler, Tombstone Inscriptions of Snyder County, Pennsylvania (n.p.: n.pub., 1904). Hereinafter cited as Snyder Co. Tombstones.
  • [S133] Peter Bennehoff Bible Family Data, The Holy Bible (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date); copy from Natalie Bennehoff Tawney, unknown location. Hereinafter cited as Peter Bennehoff Bible.
  • [S134] Advance Argus, Greenville, PA. Hereinafter cited as Advance Argus.
  • [S135] Mark S. Painter, Shenango Valley Cemetery, Book 1, 1882-1913 (Apollo, PA: Closson Press, 1998). Hereinafter cited as Shenango Valley Cemetery.
  • [S136] Letter from Joseph Benninghoff (Greenville, PA) to James B. Benninghoff, 7 Dec 1916; Copy in Personal Files (Fairfax, Virginia). Original document in the possession of Paul Dentler, Hinsdale, NY (1998).
  • [S138] Union County Deeds, Union County Historical Society, Courthouse, Lewisburg, Union County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as Union County Deeds.
  • [S140] Isaac Chapman, Lehigh County Map (n.p.: n.pub., 1816). Hereinafter cited as Lehigh County May.
  • [S141] Unknown author, History of the Susquehanna and Juniata Valleys (Philadelphia, PA: Everts, Peck & Richards, 1886). Hereinafter cited as Susquehanna & Juniata Valleys.
  • [S153] 1900 U.S. Census, New York, National Archives.
  • [S158] Ivy M. Devore Funeral Card (copy), Personal Files (Fairfax, Virginia).
  • [S160] Burial Certificates, Rynd Farm Cemetery Records, Heritage Room, Oil City Library, Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as Rynd Farm Cemetery burial certificates.
  • [S162] Letter from Merrilee Frazier (Fort Dodge, IA) to Kipp Melat, Dec 1999; Personal Files (Fairfax, Virginia).
  • [S163] Unknown cd1 entry, Venango County Delayed Birth Records, Registrar & Recorder's Office, Courthouse, Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as Venango Co. Delayed Births.
  • [S164] Letter from Shirley Kilthau (unknown author address) to Kipp Melat, 1993; Personal Files (Fairfax, Virginia).
  • [S166] First-hand knowledge and personal recollections of Bertha McNellie Thompkins (deceased), as told to Kipp Melat. Notes in Personal Files (Fairfax, Virginia).
  • [S167] Jerilyn Jacklin Reniger, compiler, Friederich Renninger/Reninger in the United States and Canada (Lansing, MI: Craft Printer, Ltd., 1984). Hereinafter cited as Friederich Renninger.
  • [S181] Rachel L. Weikal, Death Certificate 29310 (3 Apr 1921), (informant: John N. Weikal (husband)), Pennsylvania Dept. of Health, Division of Vital Records, New Castle, PA.
  • [S187] Gravestone Inscriptions, Greenwood Cemetery, Meadville, PA, Crawford County Historical Society, Meadville, Crawford County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as Greenwood Cemetery.
  • [S188] Daily Messenger, Meadville, PA, Crawford County Historical Society, Meadville, Crawford County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as Daily Messenger.
  • [S189] Unknown author, "Benninghoff File" (Benson Library, Meadville, PA). . Hereinafter cited as "Benninghoff File."
  • [S191] Charlotte Blair Stewart, "Benninghoff Notes". . Hereinafter cited as "Charlotte's Benninghoff Notes."
  • [S194] Clearfield County probate records, unknown repository, unknown repository address. Hereinafter cited as Clearfield Co. probate records.
  • [S195] Clearfield County Will, unknown repository, unknown repository address . Hereinafter cited as Clearfield Co. Will.
  • [S198] Unknown compiler, compiler, Presidents, Soldiers, Statesmen (New York: H.H. Hardesty, 1896). Hereinafter cited as Presidents, Soldiers, Statesmen.
  • [S200] Loretta Barker DeSantis and Sally Glaser Dufford Mercer County Cemetery Inscriptions (Mercer, PA: Mercer County Genealogical Society, 1981). Hereinafter cited as Mercer County Cemetery Inscriptions.
  • [S202] Information provided by Natalie Bennehoff Tawney (Washington). Personal Files (Fairfax, Virginia).
  • [S203] Stephenson County Genealogical Society Cemetery Inscriptions, Stephenson County, Illinois, 4 (n.p.: n.pub.). Hereinafter cited as Stephenson Co., IL. Cemetery Inscriptions.
  • [S204] 1850 U.S. Census, Illinois, National Archives.
  • [S206] Conneautville Courier, Conneautville, PA, Crawford County Historical Society, Meadville, Crawford County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as Conneautville Courier.
  • [S208] Evening Republican, Meadville, PA, Crawford County Historical Society, Meadville, Crawford County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as Evening Republican.
  • [S256] Venango Daily Herald, Franklin, PA, Pennsylvania Room, Franklin Library, Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania.
  • [S311] Paul Miller Ruff The German Church Records of Western Pennsylvania, 1772-1791 (previously The German Church Records of Westmoreland County, PA) (n.p.: n.pub., 3rd Revised Edition 1984, original copyright 1979). Hereinafter cited as German Church Records of Western Pennsylvania, 1772-1791.
  • [S355] Westmoreland County Deed, Registrar & Recorder's Office, Courthouse, Greensburg, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as Westmoreland Co. Deed.
  • [S373] Venango County Probate, Registrar & Recorder's Office, Courthouse, Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania.
  • [S390] Eli Baney, Death Certificate unknown number (20 Oct. 1909), Pennsylvania Dept. of Health, Division of Vital Records, New Castle, PA.
  • [S391] Letter from Vivian S. Bandy (San Mateo, CA (deceased)) to Kipp Melat, various dates; Personal Files (Fairfax, Virginia).
  • [S392] Vanda Greenwood, "Alsbaugh Email," e-mail message from e-mail address (unknown address) to Kipp Melat, 16 Oct 1998. Hereinafter cited as "Alsbaugh Email."
  • [S580] 1910 U.S. Census, New York, National Archives.
  • [S1188] Merrilee Frazier, "Descendants of John Baney", Dec 1999 (Fort Dodge, IA).
  • [S1190] 1880 Census, New York, National Archives.
  • [S1192] First-hand knowledge and personal recollections of Bertha (McNellie) Tompkins (Oil City, PA), as told to Kipp Melat, 1982. Notes in Personal Files (Fairfax, Virginia).
  • [S1268] Mary Jane Fry, Death Certificate unknown number, Pennsylvania Dept. of Health, Division of Vital Records, New Castle, PA.