Forman Dow Wingard1

b. 5 November 1886
FatherGeorge Wingard1 b. 25 Jul 1857, d. 24 Jun 1887
MotherLavina Jane Reid1
ChartsDescendants of John Winger
     Forman Dow Wingard was born on 5 November 1886 in Clarington, Barnett Township, Forest County, Pennsylvania.1 He was the son of George Wingard and Lavina Jane Reid.1

Citations

  1. [S973] World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 [database on-line]. Registration Location: McKean County, Pennsylvania; Roll 1894018; Draft Board: 2. Forman Day Wingard, viewed at Ancestry (https://www.ancestry.com).

Marion J. Sowers1

b. August 1865
ChartsDescendants of John Winger
     Marion J. Sowers was born in August 1865 in Pennsylvania.1 He married Ida E. Wingard, daughter of David F. Wingard and Nancy S. Porterfield, circa 1890.1
     Marion J. Sowers and Ida E. Wingard lived in Millstone Township, Elk County, Pennsylvania, where Marion working in the gas fields.2

Family

Ida E. Wingard b. Aug 1868
Child

Citations

  1. [S152] 1900 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Forest Co., Barnett Tp., Marion Sowers household, National Archives, (Marion Sowers, Aug 1865, PA/PA/PA, day laborer, md10y; Ida, Aug 1868, PA/PA/PA, 1child/1lvg; Meade, June 1890, PA; David Wingard, Nov 1831, PA/PA/PA, wd, day laborer).
  2. [S207] 1910 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Elk Co., Millstone Tp., Marion J. Sowers household, National Archives, (Marion J. Sowers, 45, PA/PA/PA, laborer, gas fields; Ida M., 41, PA/PA/PA, 1child/1lvg; Meade M., 19, PA/PA/PA/ laborer, gas fields).

Meade M. Sowers1

b. 1 June 1890
FatherMarion J. Sowers1 b. Aug 1865
MotherIda E. Wingard1 b. Aug 1868
ChartsDescendants of John Winger
     Meade M. Sowers was born on 1 June 1890 in Clarington, Barnett Township, McKean County, Pennsylvania.1,2 He was the son of Marion J. Sowers and Ida E. Wingard.1
     Meade M. Sowers was an automobile machanic for Buick in Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, in 1917.2

Citations

  1. [S152] 1900 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Forest Co., Barnett Tp., Marion Sowers household, National Archives, (Marion Sowers, Aug 1865, PA/PA/PA, day laborer, md10y; Ida, Aug 1868, PA/PA/PA, 1child/1lvg; Meade, June 1890, PA; David Wingard, Nov 1831, PA/PA/PA, wd, day laborer).
  2. [S973] World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 [database on-line]. Registration Location: Wayne County, Michigan; Roll 2023752; Draft Board: 3. Meade M. Sowers, viewed at Ancestry (https://www.ancestry.com).

Sarah Fry1

b. 5 October 1805, d. 24 April 1864
FatherJohn Adam Fry1 b. 14 Nov 1776, d. 1832
MotherMargaret (?)1 d. a Oct 1846
ChartsDescendants of John Winger
     Sarah Fry was born on 5 October 1805 in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania.2,1,3 She was the daughter of John Adam Fry and Margaret (?)1 She was baptized on 10 November 1805 in Brush Creek Evangelical Lutheran Church, Greensburg, Westmoreland County.2 She married Henry Winger, son of John Winger and Christina Mary Miller, on 26 July 1821 in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania.4 She died on 24 April 1864 in Cornplanter Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania, at age 58.5

Family

Henry Winger b. 19 Mar 1803, d. 24 Dec 1864
Children

Citations

  1. [S543] Adam Fry will, Westmoreland County Will 1067, Registrar & Recorder's Office, Courthouse, Greensburg, Pennsylvania . (written 19 Jan. 1832, proved 23 May 1832). Hereinafter cited as Westmoreland Co. Will.
  2. [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), baptism of Sara Fry, d/o Adam adn Margaretta, bn 5 Oct 1805, bp. 10 Nov 1805, sp. Joseph Kutscher & Anna Maria. Hereinafter cited as German Church Records of Western Pennsylvania, 1772-1791.
  3. [S137] 1850 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Cranberry Tp., Henry Wingard household, National Archives, (Henry Wingard, 46, PA, farmer; Sarah, 46, PA; Lucinda, 19, PA; Henry, 17, PA; Jeremiah, 14, PA; Josiah, 11, PA; William, 9, PA; Sarah, 6, PA; Mary, 4, PA; Adam, 2, PA; Solomon, 21, PA; Mary, 19, PA).
  4. [S807] Mary Jane Mains, compiler, Newspaper Accounts of Birth, Marriage, and Deaths 1808-1929 (not all inclusive) Westmoreland Co., PA (Greensburg, PA: Westmoreland County Historical Society, 1994). Hereinafter cited as Westmoreland Co. Newspapers.
  5. [S530] Cyrene Winger Mowrey, ""Winger Family Notes"" (Ashland, Ohio (deceased)). , Gravestone, presumably in Grove Hill (would have had to be a re-interrment as Grove Hill was not established until 1871). Hereinafter cited as ""Winger Family Notes.""
  6. [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), baptism of Susanna, d/o Henry and Sara Wengert, (b. 14 Oct. 1822, bp. 12 Jan 1823, sp. John and Christina Wengert). Hereinafter cited as German Church Records of Western Pennsylvania, 1772-1791.
  7. [S531] Calvin Sparks, ""Winger Family Notes"" (Oil City, PA). , Obit of Samuel Jesse Winger, newspaper not listed, probably The Derrick. Hereinafter cited as ""Winger Family Notes.""
  8. [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), baptism of Solomon. s/o Henry and Sara Wengert, (b. 27 Feb. 1829, bp. 19 Apr. 1829, sp. Samuel and Margaret Fry). Hereinafter cited as German Church Records of Western Pennsylvania, 1772-1791.
  9. [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), baptism of Lucinda Catherine, d/o Henry and Sara Wengert, (b. 13 Feb 1831, bp. 31 May 1831). Hereinafter cited as German Church Records of Western Pennsylvania, 1772-1791.
  10. [S365] Memorial History of St. Paul's Lutheran and Reformed Churches 1813-1960, Raymond E. Hollenbach, translator (n.p., n.pub., 1959-1960), baptism of Heinrich, d/o Heinrich and Sara Wengert, (b. 27 Jun 1833, bp. 22 Sep 1833). Hereinafter cited as St. Paul's Lutheran and Reformed Church.
  11. [S365] Memorial History of St. Paul's Lutheran and Reformed Churches 1813-1960, Raymond E. Hollenbach, translator (n.p., n.pub., 1959-1960), baptism of Henry[sic], d/o Henry and Sara Wenger, (b. 24 Feb 1826(?), bp. 3 Apr 1836). Hereinafter cited as St. Paul's Lutheran and Reformed Church.
  12. [S365] Memorial History of St. Paul's Lutheran and Reformed Churches 1813-1960, Raymond E. Hollenbach, translator (n.p., n.pub., 1959-1960), baptism of Christina[sic], s/o Henry and Sara Wingert, (b. 2 Feb 1839, bp. 7 ___ 1839). Hereinafter cited as St. Paul's Lutheran and Reformed Church.
  13. [S365] Memorial History of St. Paul's Lutheran and Reformed Churches 1813-1960, Raymond E. Hollenbach, translator (n.p., n.pub., 1959-1960), baptism of William, s/o Henry and Sara Winger, (b. 7 Aug 1840, bp. 4 Apr 1841). Hereinafter cited as St. Paul's Lutheran and Reformed Church.

Margaret Winger1

b. circa 1823, d. 7 July 1825
FatherHenry Winger1 b. 19 Mar 1803, d. 24 Dec 1864
MotherSarah Fry1 b. 5 Oct 1805, d. 24 Apr 1864
ChartsDescendants of John Winger
     Margaret Winger was born circa 1823 in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania.1 She was the daughter of Henry Winger and Sarah Fry.1 She died on 7 July 1825 in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania.1

Citations

  1. [S807] Mary Jane Mains, compiler, Newspaper Accounts of Birth, Marriage, and Deaths 1808-1929 (not all inclusive) Westmoreland Co., PA (Greensburg, PA: Westmoreland County Historical Society, 1994). Hereinafter cited as Westmoreland Co. Newspapers.

Samuel Jesse Winger1

b. 14 February 1825, d. 13 September 1890
FatherHenry Winger1 b. 19 Mar 1803, d. 24 Dec 1864
MotherSarah Fry1 b. 5 Oct 1805, d. 24 Apr 1864
ChartsDescendants of John Winger (#1)
Descendants of John Winger (#2)
     Samuel Jesse Winger was born on 14 February 1825 in Greensburg, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania.1 He was the son of Henry Winger and Sarah Fry.1 He married Christina Jane Winger, daughter of David Winger and Catherine Smith, on 13 October 1850.1 He died on 13 September 1890 in Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania, at age 65.1 He was buried in Grove Hill Cemetery, Oil City.2
     Samuel Jesse Winger and Christina Jane Winger lived in Cornplanter Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania, where Samuel was a farmer.3,4

Family

Christina Jane Winger b. 22 Feb 1834, d. 4 Dec 1903
Children

Citations

  1. [S531] Calvin Sparks, ""Winger Family Notes"" (Oil City, PA). , Obit of Samuel Jesse Winger, newspaper not listed, probably The Derrick. Hereinafter cited as ""Winger Family Notes.""
  2. [S1075] Burial Records, Grove Hill Cemetery, Oil City, Venango Co., PA; read by Kipp Melat.
  3. [S155] 1860 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Cornplanter Tp., Samuel Wingerd household, National Archives, (Samuel Wingerd, 38, PA, farmer; Jane, 36, PA; Amos, 9, PA; David, 7, PA; Morrison [sic], 6, PA; Samuel, 4, PA; Wesley, 2, PA; Sarah C., 9/12, PA).
  4. [S151] 1880 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Cornplanter Tp., Samuel Winger household, National Archives, (Samuel Winger, 56, PA/PA/PA, farmer; Jane, 48, PA/PA/PA; Samuel E., 25, PA; William, 22, PA; Clay [sic], 18, PA; Lucy L., 16, PA; Jeremiah, 16, PA; Bertha D., 12, PA; Tillie B., 10, PA; Richard R, 8, PA; Samuel M. [sic], 5, PA; Edwin E., 2, PA).
  5. [S531] Calvin Sparks, ""Winger Family Notes"" (Oil City, PA). . Hereinafter cited as ""Winger Family Notes.""

Susanna Winger1

b. 14 October 1822, d. circa 1856
FatherHenry Winger1 b. 19 Mar 1803, d. 24 Dec 1864
MotherSarah Fry1 b. 5 Oct 1805, d. 24 Apr 1864
ChartsDescendants of John Winger
     Susanna Winger was born on 14 October 1822 in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania.1 She was the daughter of Henry Winger and Sarah Fry.1 She married Nellis Downing.2 She died circa 1856.3

Family

Nellis Downing b. c 1815, d. 29 Nov 1879
Children

Citations

  1. [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), baptism of Susanna, d/o Henry and Sara Wengert, (b. 14 Oct. 1822, bp. 12 Jan 1823, sp. John and Christina Wengert). Hereinafter cited as German Church Records of Western Pennsylvania, 1772-1791.
  2. [S34] Unknown author, History of Venango County, Pennsylvania. Its Past and Present. (Chicago, IL: Brown, Runk & Co., 1890), pp. 874-875 (biographical sketch of William Loots, giving detailed account of Downing family). Hereinafter cited as History of Venango Co. (1890).
  3. [S155] 1860 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Cornplanter Tp., Nellis Downey household, National Archives, (Nellis Downey, 45, PA, farmer, $2000/$400; Mary, 27, PA; Daniel, 18, PA; Harry, 16, PA, m[sic]; Sarah, 14, PA; Nancy, 13, PA; Lucinda, 10, PA; Susana, 7, PA; William, 4, PA; Thelma, 3, PA; John, 1, PA).
  4. [S973] U.S. Passport Applications, 1795-1925 [database on-line]. William Nellice Downing, viewed at Ancestry (https://www.ancestry.com).

Solomon Winger1

b. 27 February 1829, d. January 1887
FatherHenry Winger1 b. 19 Mar 1803, d. 24 Dec 1864
MotherSarah Fry1 b. 5 Oct 1805, d. 24 Apr 1864
ChartsDescendants of John Winger
     Solomon Winger was born on 27 February 1829 in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania.1 He was the son of Henry Winger and Sarah Fry.1 He married Mary Ulrich.2 He married Rebecca Jackson on 22 May 1883 in Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania.3 He died in January 1887 in Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania, at age 57.4 He was buried on 30 January 1887 in Grove Hill Cemetery, Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania.4
     Solomon Winger and Mary Ulrich were living in President Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania, in 1860 where Solomon was working as a farmer.5 He lived in Siverly, Venango County, where Solomon was working as a laborer and an "oil refiner" in 1880.6,3

Family 1

Mary Ulrich d. Jan 1880
Children

Family 2

Rebecca Jackson

Citations

  1. [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), baptism of Solomon. s/o Henry and Sara Wengert, (b. 27 Feb. 1829, bp. 19 Apr. 1829, sp. Samuel and Margaret Fry). Hereinafter cited as German Church Records of Western Pennsylvania, 1772-1791.
  2. [S701] Obit of Emma Wilson Hays, New Castle News, New Castle, PA, 23 Feb. 1927, New Castle Public Library, New Castle, Pennsylvania.
  3. [S1286] Unknown compiler, compiler, Oil City Marriage Register (Oil City Library, Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania: Heritage Room), Solomon Winger and Rebecca Jackson.
  4. [S1075] Burial Records, Grove Hill Cemetery, Oil City, Venango Co., PA; read by Kipp Melat.
  5. [S155] 1860 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., President Tp., Solomon Winghart household, National Archives, (Solomon Winghart, 25, PA, farmer, 300/100; Mary, 20, PA; Henry, 9, PA; Amanda, 1).
  6. [S151] 1880 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Siverly, Solomon Winger household, National Archives, (Solomon Winger, 50, PA/PA/PA, laborer; Emma, 17, PA/PA/PA, dau; Samuel, 11, PA/PA/PA, son; Ella, 9, PA/PA/PA, dau; Solomon, 4, PA/PA/PA, son).
  7. [S8] Obit. of Henry Charles Winger, The Oil City Derrick, Oil City, PA, 16 Dec 1929, Oil City Library, Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as The Derrick.
  8. [S8] Obit. of Florence Loretta Moyle, The Oil City Derrick, Oil City, PA, 19 Oct. 1929, Oil City Library, Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as The Derrick.

Lucinda Catherine Winger1

b. 13 February 1831
FatherHenry Winger1 b. 19 Mar 1803, d. 24 Dec 1864
MotherSarah Fry1 b. 5 Oct 1805, d. 24 Apr 1864
ChartsDescendants of John Winger
     Lucinda Catherine Winger was born on 13 February 1831 in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania.1,2 She was the daughter of Henry Winger and Sarah Fry.1 She married John Henry Kiser.3,4

Family

John Henry Kiser b. Nov 1825
Children

Citations

  1. [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), baptism of Lucinda Catherine, d/o Henry and Sara Wengert, (b. 13 Feb 1831, bp. 31 May 1831). Hereinafter cited as German Church Records of Western Pennsylvania, 1772-1791.
  2. [S152] 1900 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Clarion Co., Elk Tp., Henry J. Kiser household, National Archives, (Henry J. Kiser, Nov 1825, PA/PA/PA,md46y, farmer; Lucinda C., Feb 1829, PA/PA/PA, #child not listed; Almond H., Mar 1882, OH/PA/PA).
  3. [S34] Unknown author, History of Venango County, Pennsylvania. Its Past and Present. (Chicago, IL: Brown, Runk & Co., 1890), pp. 874-875 (biographical sketch of William Loots, giving detailed account of Downing and Winger families). Hereinafter cited as History of Venango Co. (1890).
  4. [S572] J.H. Beers, Commemorative Biographical Record of Central Pennsylvania, Including the Counties of Centre, Clearfield, Jefferson, and Clarion (Chicago, IL: n.pub., 1898), pp. 1575-1576 (biographical sketch of S. E. Kiser). Hereinafter cited as Commemorative Biographical Record of Central Pennsylvania.

Henry Winger1

b. 27 June 1833, d. 7 July 1891
FatherHenry Winger1 b. 19 Mar 1803, d. 24 Dec 1864
MotherSarah Fry1 b. 5 Oct 1805, d. 24 Apr 1864
ChartsDescendants of John Winger
     Henry Winger was born on 27 June 1833 in Beaver Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania.2 He was the son of Henry Winger and Sarah Fry.1 He married Elizabeth Jane McBride.3,4 He died on 7 July 1891 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, at age 58.5 He was buried in Grove Hill Cemetery, Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania.6
     Henry Winger was working as a teamster in Oil Creek Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania, in 1870.7 He was a laborer in Siverly, Venango County, Pennsylvania, in 1880.8 He died as a result of burns he received in an oil well fire on Hag Bar Island near Coroepolis. His Samuel was also killed in the fire.5

Family

Elizabeth Jane McBride b. 17 Dec 1838, d. 10 Jan 1909
Children

Citations

  1. [S365] Memorial History of St. Paul's Lutheran and Reformed Churches 1813-1960, Raymond E. Hollenbach, translator (n.p., n.pub., 1959-1960), baptism of Heinrich, d/o Heinrich and Sara Wengert, (b. 27 Jun 1833, bp. 22 Sep 1833). Hereinafter cited as St. Paul's Lutheran and Reformed Church.
  2. [S365] Memorial History of St. Paul's Lutheran and Reformed Churches 1813-1960, Raymond E. Hollenbach, translator (n.p., n.pub., 1959-1960), baptism of Heinrich, s/o Heinrich and Sara Wengert, (b. 27 Jun 1833, bp. 22 Sep 1833). Hereinafter cited as St. Paul's Lutheran and Reformed Church.
  3. [S8] Obit of Elizabeth Winger, The Oil City Derrick, Oil City, PA, 11 Jan 1909, Oil City Library, Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as The Derrick.
  4. [S1462] "Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1967," database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed 18 Apr 2014), imaged certificate for J. Frank Winger, File Number 117638 (23 Nov 1920), (informant: Charlie Winger, Oil City, PA); original certificate at Pennsylvania Dept. of Health, Division of Vital Records, New Castle, PA; (extracted information: parents Henry Winger and Jane McBride).
  5. [S8] Death Notice of Henry Winger, The Oil City Derrick, Oil City, PA, 9 July 1891, Oil City Library, Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as The Derrick.
  6. [S1075] Burial Records, Grove Hill Cemetery, Oil City, Venango Co., PA; read by Kipp Melat.
  7. [S146] 1870 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Oil Creek Tp., Henry Winger household, National Archives, (Henry Winger, 38, PA, teamster; Elizabeth, 30, PA; Sylvanus, 9, PA; Elmer, 7, PA; Sarah, 4, PA; Jesse, 1, PA).
  8. [S151] 1880 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Siverly, Henry Winger household, National Archives, (Henry Winger, 48, PA/PA/PA, laborer; Jane, 40, PA/PA/PA; Sylvanus, 19, PA; Elmer, 17, PA; Sadie, 14, PA; Frank, 11, PA; Melvina, 6, PA; Lillie, 2, PA).
  9. [S8] Obit. of Sylvanus (Robert) Winger, The Oil City Derrick, Oil City, PA, 4 Jan 1932, Oil City Library, Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as The Derrick.
  10. [S152] 1900 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Cornplanter Tp., Siverly Boro, David Sellard household, National Archives, (David Sellard, Jan 1862, PA/PA/PA, md14y, oil well driller; Sarah E., Oct 1865, PA/PA/PA, 1child/1lvg; Gertrude N., Nov 1887, PA; Elizabeth J. Winger, Dec 1838, PA/PA/PA, 6child/6lvg, mother-in-law; Elmer M. Winger, Feb 1863, PA/PA/PA, brother-in-law).

Jeremiah Winger1

b. 24 February 1836, d. 25 November 1864
FatherHenry Winger1 b. 19 Mar 1803, d. 24 Dec 1864
MotherSarah Fry1 b. 5 Oct 1805, d. 24 Apr 1864
ChartsDescendants of John Winger
     Jeremiah Winger was born on 24 February 1836 in Beaver Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania.2,3 He was the son of Henry Winger and Sarah Fry.1 He died on 25 November 1864 in Virginia at age 28.4 He was buried in Grove Hill Cemetery, Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania.5
     Jeremiah Winger served as a Private in Company G, 82nd Pennsylvania Infantry with his brother Josiah during the Civil War. He died of wounds he received in battle near Winchester, Virginia.4

Citations

  1. [S365] Memorial History of St. Paul's Lutheran and Reformed Churches 1813-1960, Raymond E. Hollenbach, translator (n.p., n.pub., 1959-1960), baptism of Henry[sic], d/o Henry and Sara Wenger, (b. 24 Feb 1826(?), bp. 3 Apr 1836). Hereinafter cited as St. Paul's Lutheran and Reformed Church.
  2. [S365] Memorial History of St. Paul's Lutheran and Reformed Churches 1813-1960, Raymond E. Hollenbach, translator (n.p., n.pub., 1959-1960), baptism of Henry[sic], s/o Henry and Sara Wenger, (b. 24 Feb 1826(?), bp. 3 Apr 1836). Hereinafter cited as St. Paul's Lutheran and Reformed Church.
  3. [S137] 1850 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Cranberry Tp., Henry Wingard household, National Archives, (Henry Wingard, 46, PA, farmer; Sarah, 46, PA; Lucinda, 19, PA; Henry, 17, PA; Jeremiah, 14, PA; Josiah, 11, PA; William, 9, PA; Sarah, 6, PA; Mary, 4, PA; Adam, 2, PA; Solomon, 21, PA; Mary, 19, PA).
  4. [S531] Calvin Sparks, ""Winger Family Notes"" (Oil City, PA). , Information from PA Bureau of Archives and History. Hereinafter cited as ""Winger Family Notes.""
  5. [S1075] Burial Records, Grove Hill Cemetery, Oil City, Venango Co., PA; read by Kipp Melat.

Josiah Winger1

b. 2 February 1839
FatherHenry Winger1 b. 19 Mar 1803, d. 24 Dec 1864
MotherSarah Fry1 b. 5 Oct 1805, d. 24 Apr 1864
ChartsDescendants of John Winger
     Josiah Winger was born on 2 February 1839 in Beaver Township, Clarion County, Pennsylvania.1,2 He was the son of Henry Winger and Sarah Fry.1 He died during the war.3
     Josiah Winger served as a Private in Company G, 82nd Pennsylvania Infantry along with his brother Jeremiah during the Civil War.3

Citations

  1. [S365] Memorial History of St. Paul's Lutheran and Reformed Churches 1813-1960, Raymond E. Hollenbach, translator (n.p., n.pub., 1959-1960), baptism of Christina[sic], s/o Henry and Sara Wingert, (b. 2 Feb 1839, bp. 7 ___ 1839). Hereinafter cited as St. Paul's Lutheran and Reformed Church.
  2. [S137] 1850 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Cranberry Tp., Henry Wingard household, National Archives, (Henry Wingard, 46, PA, farmer; Sarah, 46, PA; Lucinda, 19, PA; Henry, 17, PA; Jeremiah, 14, PA; Josiah, 11, PA; William, 9, PA; Sarah, 6, PA; Mary, 4, PA; Adam, 2, PA; Solomon, 21, PA; Mary, 19, PA).
  3. [S531] Calvin Sparks, ""Winger Family Notes"" (Oil City, PA). , Information from PA Bureau of Archives and History. Hereinafter cited as ""Winger Family Notes.""

William Winger1

b. 7 August 1840
FatherHenry Winger1 b. 19 Mar 1803, d. 24 Dec 1864
MotherSarah Fry1 b. 5 Oct 1805, d. 24 Apr 1864
ChartsDescendants of John Winger
     William Winger was born on 7 August 1840 in Beaver Township, Clarion County, Pennsylvania.1,2 He was the son of Henry Winger and Sarah Fry.1
     William Winger is the same person as William Winger who was living.3

Citations

  1. [S365] Memorial History of St. Paul's Lutheran and Reformed Churches 1813-1960, Raymond E. Hollenbach, translator (n.p., n.pub., 1959-1960), baptism of William, s/o Henry and Sara Winger, (b. 7 Aug 1840, bp. 4 Apr 1841). Hereinafter cited as St. Paul's Lutheran and Reformed Church.
  2. [S137] 1850 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Cranberry Tp., Henry Wingard household, National Archives, (Henry Wingard, 46, PA, farmer; Sarah, 46, PA; Lucinda, 19, PA; Henry, 17, PA; Jeremiah, 14, PA; Josiah, 11, PA; William, 9, PA; Sarah, 6, PA; Mary, 4, PA; Adam, 2, PA; Solomon, 21, PA; Mary, 19, PA).
  3. [S151] 1880 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Siverly, William Winger household, National Archives, (William Winger, 39, PA/PA/PA, laborer; Maria, 43, PA/PA/PA; Sarah, 13, PA; William, 7).

Sarah Winger1

b. circa 1844
FatherHenry Winger1 b. 19 Mar 1803, d. 24 Dec 1864
MotherSarah Fry1 b. 5 Oct 1805, d. 24 Apr 1864
ChartsDescendants of John Winger
     Sarah Winger was born circa 1844 in Pennsylvania.1 She was the daughter of Henry Winger and Sarah Fry.1

Citations

  1. [S137] 1850 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Cranberry Tp., Henry Wingard household, National Archives, (Henry Wingard, 46, PA, farmer; Sarah, 46, PA; Lucinda, 19, PA; Henry, 17, PA; Jeremiah, 14, PA; Josiah, 11, PA; William, 9, PA; Sarah, 6, PA; Mary, 4, PA; Adam, 2, PA; Solomon, 21, PA; Mary, 19, PA).

Mary Ellen Winger1

b. 4 August 1845, d. 4 July 1906
FatherHenry Winger1 b. 19 Mar 1803, d. 24 Dec 1864
MotherSarah Fry1 b. 5 Oct 1805, d. 24 Apr 1864
ChartsDescendants of John Winger
     Mary Ellen Winger was born on 4 August 1845 in Pennsylvania.1,2,3,4 She was the daughter of Henry Winger and Sarah Fry.1 She married William Karns McMurdy on 16 February 1862.5 She died on 4 July 1906 in Richland Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania, at age 60.3,2 She was buried in Mt. Zion Cemetery, Richland Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania.3
     Mary Ellen Winger and William Karns McMurdy lived in Richland Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania, where William worked as a farmer and stone mason.5,6,7,4

Family

William Karns McMurdy b. 7 Aug 1836, d. 23 Apr 1919
Children

Citations

  1. [S137] 1850 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Cranberry Tp., Henry Wingard household, National Archives, (Henry Wingard, 46, PA, farmer; Sarah, 46, PA; Lucinda, 19, PA; Henry, 17, PA; Jeremiah, 14, PA; Josiah, 11, PA; William, 9, PA; Sarah, 6, PA; Mary, 4, PA; Adam, 2, PA; Solomon, 21, PA; Mary, 19, PA).
  2. [S531] Calvin Sparks, ""Winger Family Notes"" (Oil City, PA). , information from PA death certificate. Hereinafter cited as ""Winger Family Notes.""
  3. [S765] Gravestone, Mary E. McMurdy, Mt. Zion Cemetery, Cranberry Tp., Venango Co., PA; read by Kipp Melat, 1845-1906.
  4. [S152] 1900 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Richland Tp., William McMurdy household, National Archives, (William McMurdy, Aug 1836, PA/PA/PA, md38y, farmer; Mary, Aug 1845, PA/PA/PA, 5child/5lvg; Birdy E., Dec 1879, PA).
  5. [S34] Unknown author, History of Venango County, Pennsylvania. Its Past and Present. (Chicago, IL: Brown, Runk & Co., 1890), p. 1116 (biographical sketch of W. K. McMurdy). Hereinafter cited as History of Venango Co. (1890).
  6. [S146] 1870 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Richland Tp., William McMurdy household, National Archives, (William McMurdy, 33, PA, farmer, $5000; Mary E., 24, PA; Louisa, 6, PA; Sarah, 5, PA; Samuel, 2, PA; Jeremiah, 9/12, Sep, PA; Frank, 11, PA).
  7. [S151] 1880 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Richland Tp., W. K. McMurdy household, National Archives, (W. K. McMurdy, 45, PA/PA/PA, stone mason; Mary E., 35, PA/PA/PA; Louis[sic], 17, PA; Sarah, 15, PA; Samuel, 13, PA; Jeremiah, 11, PA; Bertha E., 6/12, Dec, PA; John Echeberger, 23, PA, boarder, laborer).
  8. [S8] Obit of Samuel H. McMurdy, The Oil City Derrick, Oil City, PA, 6 Feb 1948, Oil City Library, Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as The Derrick.
  9. [S8] Obit of Bertha May Whitmer, The Oil City Derrick, Oil City, PA, 22 Feb 1960, Oil City Library, Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as The Derrick.

Adam Winger1

b. circa 1848, d. between 1850 and 1860
FatherHenry Winger1 b. 19 Mar 1803, d. 24 Dec 1864
MotherSarah Fry1 b. 5 Oct 1805, d. 24 Apr 1864
ChartsDescendants of John Winger
     Adam Winger was born circa 1848 in Pennsylvania.1 He was the son of Henry Winger and Sarah Fry.1 He died between 1850 and 1860.1,2

Citations

  1. [S137] 1850 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Cranberry Tp., Henry Wingard household, National Archives, (Henry Wingard, 46, PA, farmer; Sarah, 46, PA; Lucinda, 19, PA; Henry, 17, PA; Jeremiah, 14, PA; Josiah, 11, PA; William, 9, PA; Sarah, 6, PA; Mary, 4, PA; Adam, 2, PA; Solomon, 21, PA; Mary, 19, PA).
  2. [S155] 1860 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Cornplanter Tp., Henry Wingerd household, National Archives, (Henry Wingerd, 56, PA, farmer, $1000/$900; Sarah, 54, PA; Jeremiah, 24, PA, laborer; Josiah, 22, PA; William, 19, PA, laborer; Sarah, 16, PA; Mary, 15, PA).

Nellis Downing1

b. circa 1815, d. 29 November 1879
ChartsDescendants of John Winger
     Nellis Downing was born circa 1815 in Pennsylvania.1,2 He married Susanna Winger, daughter of Henry Winger and Sarah Fry.1 He married Mary Sleppy.1 He died on 29 November 1879 in Siverly, Venango County, Pennsylvania.1
     Nellis Downing was a farmer in Cornplanter Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania, in 1860.2

Family 1

Susanna Winger b. 14 Oct 1822, d. c 1856
Children

Family 2

Mary Sleppy
Children

Citations

  1. [S34] Unknown author, History of Venango County, Pennsylvania. Its Past and Present. (Chicago, IL: Brown, Runk & Co., 1890), pp. 874-875 (biographical sketch of William Loots, giving detailed account of Downing family). Hereinafter cited as History of Venango Co. (1890).
  2. [S155] 1860 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Cornplanter Tp., Nellis Downey household, National Archives, (Nellis Downey, 45, PA, farmer, $2000/$400; Mary, 27, PA; Daniel, 18, PA; Harry, 16, PA, m[sic]; Sarah, 14, PA; Nancy, 13, PA; Lucinda, 10, PA; Susana, 7, PA; William, 4, PA; Thelma, 3, PA; John, 1, PA).
  3. [S973] U.S. Passport Applications, 1795-1925 [database on-line]. William Nellice Downing, viewed at Ancestry (https://www.ancestry.com).
  4. [S146] 1870 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Oil City, N. Downing household, National Archives, (N. Downing, 50, PA, laborer; Mary, 37, PA; Charles, 8, PA; John, 11, PA; Ann, 13, PA).

Mary Sleppy1

     Mary Sleppy married Nellis Downing.1
     Mary Downing lived in Siverly, Venango County, Pennsylvania, following the death of her husband Nellis.2,3

Family

Nellis Downing b. c 1815, d. 29 Nov 1879
Children

Citations

  1. [S34] Unknown author, History of Venango County, Pennsylvania. Its Past and Present. (Chicago, IL: Brown, Runk & Co., 1890), pp. 874-875 (biographical sketch of William Loots, giving detailed account of Downing family). Hereinafter cited as History of Venango Co. (1890).
  2. [S151] 1880 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Siverly Boro, Mary Downing household, National Archives, (Mary Downing, 48, PA/PA/PA, keeping house; John, 20, PA/PA/PA, laborer; Charles, 18, PA/PA/PA, laborer; Serena, 22, PA/PA/PA).
  3. [S152] 1900 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Cornplanter Tp., Siverly Boro, Austin Hawley household, National Archives, (Austin Hawley, Sep 1845, SouthAfrice/FR/FR, md11y, stone mason; Tina, May 1856, PA/PA/PA, 0child; Mary Downing, Sep 1833, PA/PA/PA, wd, 4child/4lvg, mother-in-law).
  4. [S146] 1870 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Oil City, N. Downing household, National Archives, (N. Downing, 50, PA, laborer; Mary, 37, PA; Charles, 8, PA; John, 11, PA; Ann, 13, PA).

Daniel Downing1

b. circa 1842, d. 5 May 1864
FatherNellis Downing1 b. c 1815, d. 29 Nov 1879
MotherSusanna Winger1 b. 14 Oct 1822, d. c 1856
ChartsDescendants of John Winger
     Daniel Downing was born circa 1842 in Pennsylvania.1 He was the son of Nellis Downing and Susanna Winger.1 He died on 5 May 1864 in the Battle of the Wilderness, Virginia.2
     Daniel Downing served as a Private in Company I, 142nd Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment, enlisting on 30 August 1862.2

Citations

  1. [S155] 1860 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Cornplanter Tp., Nellis Downey household, National Archives, (Nellis Downey, 45, PA, farmer, $2000/$400; Mary, 27, PA; Daniel, 18, PA; Harry, 16, PA, m[sic]; Sarah, 14, PA; Nancy, 13, PA; Lucinda, 10, PA; Susana, 7, PA; William, 4, PA; Thelma, 3, PA; John, 1, PA).
  2. [S973] American Civil War Soldiers [database on-line]., viewed at Ancestry (https://www.ancestry.com).

Harriet Downing1

b. circa 1844, d. between 1880 and 1889
FatherNellis Downing1 b. c 1815, d. 29 Nov 1879
MotherSusanna Winger1 b. 14 Oct 1822, d. c 1856
ChartsDescendants of John Winger
     Harriet Downing was born circa 1844 in Pennsylvania.1,2 She was the daughter of Nellis Downing and Susanna Winger.1 She married David S. Kays.2 She died between 1880 and 1889 when David remarried.3
     Harriet Downing and David S. Kays were living in Cornplanter Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania, in 1870 where David was working as an oil producer.4 She and David S. Kays were living in Oil City, Venango County, in 1880 where they ran a restaurant and boarding house on North Seneca Street.5

Family

David S. Kays b. Jul 1838
Children

Citations

  1. [S155] 1860 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Cornplanter Tp., Nellis Downey household, National Archives, (Nellis Downey, 45, PA, farmer, $2000/$400; Mary, 27, PA; Daniel, 18, PA; Harry, 16, PA, m[sic]; Sarah, 14, PA; Nancy, 13, PA; Lucinda, 10, PA; Susana, 7, PA; William, 4, PA; Thelma, 3, PA; John, 1, PA).
  2. [S34] Unknown author, History of Venango County, Pennsylvania. Its Past and Present. (Chicago, IL: Brown, Runk & Co., 1890), pp. 874-875 (biographical sketch of William Loots, giving detailed account of Downing family). Hereinafter cited as History of Venango Co. (1890).
  3. [S152] 1900 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Allegheny Co., Knoxville, David S. Kays household, National Archives, (David S. Kays, Jul 1838, plumber, PA/PA/PA, md11y; Amanda J., Nov 1853, PA/PA/PA; John M. Biegs, July 1873, OH/PA/PA, step-son; Clark D. Biegs, Jul 1875, OH/PA/PA, step-son; Lottie Donldson, Jan 1891, neice, PA/PA/PA).
  4. [S146] 1870 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Cornplanter Tp., David S. Kays household, National Archives, (David S. Kays, 30, PA, oil producer; Harriet, 25, PA; Ellie, 7, PA; Lizzie, 5, PA).
  5. [S151] 1880 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Oil City, N. Seneca St., David S. Kays household, National Archives, (David S. Kays, 41, restaurant keeper, PA/NJ/NJ; Harriet, 37, PA/PA/PA; Libbie, 16, PA; Ora S., 13, PA; Hattie M., 3, PA; 15 boarder/servants).

David S. Kays1

b. July 1838
ChartsDescendants of John Winger
     David S. Kays was born in July 1838 in Pennsylvania.2 He married Harriet Downing, daughter of Nellis Downing and Susanna Winger.1
     David S. Kays and Harriet Downing were living in Cornplanter Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania, in 1870 where David was working as an oil producer.3 He and Harriet Downing were living in Oil City, Venango County, in 1880 where they ran a restaurant and boarding house on North Seneca Street.4 He was living in Knoxville, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, in 1900 working as a plumber.2

Family

Harriet Downing b. c 1844, d. bt 1880 - 1889
Children

Citations

  1. [S34] Unknown author, History of Venango County, Pennsylvania. Its Past and Present. (Chicago, IL: Brown, Runk & Co., 1890), pp. 874-875 (biographical sketch of William Loots, giving detailed account of Downing family). Hereinafter cited as History of Venango Co. (1890).
  2. [S152] 1900 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Allegheny Co., Knoxville, David S. Kays household, National Archives, (David S. Kays, Jul 1838, plumber, PA/PA/PA, md11y; Amanda J., Nov 1853, PA/PA/PA; John M. Biegs, July 1873, OH/PA/PA, step-son; Clark D. Biegs, Jul 1875, OH/PA/PA, step-son; Lottie Donldson, Jan 1891, neice, PA/PA/PA).
  3. [S146] 1870 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Cornplanter Tp., David S. Kays household, National Archives, (David S. Kays, 30, PA, oil producer; Harriet, 25, PA; Ellie, 7, PA; Lizzie, 5, PA).
  4. [S151] 1880 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Oil City, N. Seneca St., David S. Kays household, National Archives, (David S. Kays, 41, restaurant keeper, PA/NJ/NJ; Harriet, 37, PA/PA/PA; Libbie, 16, PA; Ora S., 13, PA; Hattie M., 3, PA; 15 boarder/servants).

Elizabeth Kays1

b. circa 1865
FatherDavid S. Kays1 b. Jul 1838
MotherHarriet Downing1 b. c 1844, d. bt 1880 - 1889
ChartsDescendants of John Winger
     Elizabeth Kays was born circa 1865 in Pennsylvania.1 She was the daughter of David S. Kays and Harriet Downing.1

Citations

  1. [S146] 1870 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Cornplanter Tp., David S. Kays household, National Archives, (David S. Kays, 30, PA, oil producer; Harriet, 25, PA; Ellie, 7, PA; Lizzie, 5, PA).

Ora S. Kays1

b. circa 1867
FatherDavid S. Kays1 b. Jul 1838
MotherHarriet Downing1 b. c 1844, d. bt 1880 - 1889
ChartsDescendants of John Winger
     Ora S. Kays was born circa 1867 in Pennsylvania.1 She was the daughter of David S. Kays and Harriet Downing.1

Citations

  1. [S151] 1880 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Oil City, N. Seneca St., David S. Kays household, National Archives, (David S. Kays, 41, restaurant keeper, PA/NJ/NJ; Harriet, 37, PA/PA/PA; Libbie, 16, PA; Ora S., 13, PA; Hattie M., 3, PA; 15 boarder/servants).

Hattie M. Kays1

b. circa 1877
FatherDavid S. Kays1 b. Jul 1838
MotherHarriet Downing1 b. c 1844, d. bt 1880 - 1889
ChartsDescendants of John Winger
     Hattie M. Kays was born circa 1877 in Pennsylvania.1 She was the daughter of David S. Kays and Harriet Downing.1

Citations

  1. [S151] 1880 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Oil City, N. Seneca St., David S. Kays household, National Archives, (David S. Kays, 41, restaurant keeper, PA/NJ/NJ; Harriet, 37, PA/PA/PA; Libbie, 16, PA; Ora S., 13, PA; Hattie M., 3, PA; 15 boarder/servants).

Sarah Downing1

b. 19 May 1845, d. 15 June 1922
FatherNellis Downing1 b. c 1815, d. 29 Nov 1879
MotherSusanna Winger1 b. 14 Oct 1822, d. c 1856
ChartsDescendants of John Winger
     Sarah Downing was born on 19 May 1845 in Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania.1,2 She was the daughter of Nellis Downing and Susanna Winger.1 She married William H. Loots circa 1867.3,4 She died on 15 June 1922 in Corry, Erie County, Pennsylvania, at age 77.2 She was buried in Grove Hill Cemetery, Oil City.5
     Sarah Downing and William H. Loots lived in Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania, where William operated the Petroleum hotel, restaurant, and grocery on Main Street. William was an oil producer and the family lived on West First Street.6,3,7,8

Family

William H. Loots b. 14 Feb 1843
Children

Citations

  1. [S155] 1860 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Cornplanter Tp., Nellis Downey household, National Archives, (Nellis Downey, 45, PA, farmer, $2000/$400; Mary, 27, PA; Daniel, 18, PA; Harry, 16, PA, m[sic]; Sarah, 14, PA; Nancy, 13, PA; Lucinda, 10, PA; Susana, 7, PA; William, 4, PA; Thelma, 3, PA; John, 1, PA).
  2. [S8] Obituary of Mrs. William Loots, The Oil City Derrick, Oil City, PA, 16 Jun 1922, Oil City Library, Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as The Derrick.
  3. [S34] Unknown author, History of Venango County, Pennsylvania. Its Past and Present. (Chicago, IL: Brown, Runk & Co., 1890), pp. 874-875 (biographical sketch of William Loots, giving detailed account of Downing family). Hereinafter cited as History of Venango Co. (1890).
  4. [S152] 1900 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Cranberry Tp., Wm H. Lootz household, National Archives, (Wm. H. Lootz, Feb 1843, MD/MD/MD, oil producer, md32y; Sarah, May 1847, PA/PA/PA, 3child/3lvg; Chas., June 1877, PA/MD/PA, md1y; Leota, May 1879, PA, dau-in-law; Harriott, July 1880, PA/MD/PA).
  5. [S8] Funeral announcement of Mrs. William Loots, The Oil City Derrick, Oil City, PA, 20 Jun 1922, Oil City Library, Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as The Derrick.
  6. [S152] 1900 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Cranberry Tp., 1st St., Wm H. Lootz household, National Archives, (Wm. H. Lootz, Feb 1843, MD/MD/MD, oil producer, md32y; Sarah, May 1847, PA/PA/PA, 3child/3lvg; Chas., June 1877, PA/MD/PA, md1y; Leota, May 1879, PA, dau-in-law; Harriott, July 1880, PA/MD/PA).
  7. [S151] 1880 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Oil City, Main St., Wm H. Loots household, National Archives, (Wm. H. Loots, 37, restaurant, MD/MD/MD; Sarah, 33, PA/PA/PA; Libbie, 11, PA; Charles, 3, PA; Lizzie, 32, MD/MD/MD, sisiter; 22 boarder/employees).
  8. [S207] 1910 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Oil City, W First St., William H. Loots household, National Archives, (Wm. H. Lootz, 66, MD/MD/MD, oil producer, md44y; Sarah, 58, PA/PA/PA, 3child/3lvg; Hattie Hays, 29, PA/MD/PA, dau; Ora L. Hays, 29, PA/PA/PA, md0y, merchant, milk depot, son-in-law; 3 boarders).

William H. Loots1

b. 14 February 1843
ChartsDescendants of John Winger
     William H. Loots was born on 14 February 1843 in Maryland.1 He married Sarah Downing, daughter of Nellis Downing and Susanna Winger, circa 1867.1,2
     William H. Loots and Sarah Downing lived in Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania, where William operated the Petroleum hotel, restaurant, and grocery on Main Street. William was an oil producer and the family lived on West First Street.3,1,4,5

Family

Sarah Downing b. 19 May 1845, d. 15 Jun 1922
Children

Citations

  1. [S34] Unknown author, History of Venango County, Pennsylvania. Its Past and Present. (Chicago, IL: Brown, Runk & Co., 1890), pp. 874-875 (biographical sketch of William Loots, giving detailed account of Downing family). Hereinafter cited as History of Venango Co. (1890).
  2. [S152] 1900 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Cranberry Tp., Wm H. Lootz household, National Archives, (Wm. H. Lootz, Feb 1843, MD/MD/MD, oil producer, md32y; Sarah, May 1847, PA/PA/PA, 3child/3lvg; Chas., June 1877, PA/MD/PA, md1y; Leota, May 1879, PA, dau-in-law; Harriott, July 1880, PA/MD/PA).
  3. [S152] 1900 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Cranberry Tp., 1st St., Wm H. Lootz household, National Archives, (Wm. H. Lootz, Feb 1843, MD/MD/MD, oil producer, md32y; Sarah, May 1847, PA/PA/PA, 3child/3lvg; Chas., June 1877, PA/MD/PA, md1y; Leota, May 1879, PA, dau-in-law; Harriott, July 1880, PA/MD/PA).
  4. [S151] 1880 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Oil City, Main St., Wm H. Loots household, National Archives, (Wm. H. Loots, 37, restaurant, MD/MD/MD; Sarah, 33, PA/PA/PA; Libbie, 11, PA; Charles, 3, PA; Lizzie, 32, MD/MD/MD, sisiter; 22 boarder/employees).
  5. [S207] 1910 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Oil City, W First St., William H. Loots household, National Archives, (Wm. H. Lootz, 66, MD/MD/MD, oil producer, md44y; Sarah, 58, PA/PA/PA, 3child/3lvg; Hattie Hays, 29, PA/MD/PA, dau; Ora L. Hays, 29, PA/PA/PA, md0y, merchant, milk depot, son-in-law; 3 boarders).

Mary Elizabeth Loots1,2

b. circa May 1869
FatherWilliam H. Loots1 b. 14 Feb 1843
MotherSarah Downing1 b. 19 May 1845, d. 15 Jun 1922
ChartsDescendants of John Winger
     Mary Elizabeth Loots was born circa May 1869 in Pennsylvania.1,3 She was the daughter of William H. Loots and Sarah Downing.1 She married Benjamin R. Clickner.4
     Mary Elizabeth Loots also went by the name of Libbie.3 She and Benjamin R. Clickner were operating a hotel on North Seneca Street in Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania, in 1900.3 She and Benjamin R. Clickner were living in Corry, Erie County, Pennsylvania, in 1920 operating the Grandin Hotel.3

Family

Benjamin R. Clickner b. Jul 1860
Children

Citations

  1. [S151] 1880 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Oil City, Main St., Wm H. Loots household, National Archives, (Wm. H. Loots, 37, restaurant, MD/MD/MD; Sarah, 33, PA/PA/PA; Libbie, 11, PA; Charles, 3, PA; Lizzie, 32, MD/MD/MD, sisiter; 22 boarder/employees).
  2. [S433] 1920 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Erie Co., Corry, Benjamin Clickner household, National Archives, (Benjamin Clickner, 59, NJ/NJ/NJ, hotel keeper, Grandin Hotel; Mary E., 50, PA/MD/PA; William L., 30, PA/NJ/PA, div., clerk, Grandin Hotel).
  3. [S152] 1900 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Oil City, North Seneca St., Benjamin Clickner household, National Archives, (Benjamin Clickner, July 1860, NJ/NJ/NJ, hotel keeper, md15y; Libbie, May 1862, PA/MD/PA, 2child/2lvg; Sara, Aug 1887, PA/NJ/PA; William, May 1890, PA/NJ/PA; 16 boarders/employees).
  4. [S34] Unknown author, History of Venango County, Pennsylvania. Its Past and Present. (Chicago, IL: Brown, Runk & Co., 1890), pp. 874-875 (biographical sketch of William Loots, giving detailed account of Downing family). Hereinafter cited as History of Venango Co. (1890).

Charles Henry Loots1

b. 28 June 1876
FatherWilliam H. Loots1 b. 14 Feb 1843
MotherSarah Downing1 b. 19 May 1845, d. 15 Jun 1922
ChartsDescendants of John Winger
     Charles Henry Loots was born on 28 June 1876 in Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania.1,2 He was the son of William H. Loots and Sarah Downing.1 He married Leota L. Agnew circa 1899.3
     Charles Henry Loots was a soft drink bottler in Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania, in 1910.3 He was an insurance agent for Prudential Insurance Company in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, in 1918.2 He was a foreman for an oil company in Boston, Massachusetts, in 1930.4

Family

Leota L. Agnew d. 8 Dec 1935
Children

Citations

  1. [S152] 1900 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Cranberry Tp., 1st St., Wm H. Lootz household, National Archives, (Wm. H. Lootz, Feb 1843, MD/MD/MD, oil producer, md32y; Sarah, May 1847, PA/PA/PA, 3child/3lvg; Chas., June 1877, PA/MD/PA, md1y; Leota, May 1879, PA, dau-in-law; Harriott, July 1880, PA/MD/PA).
  2. [S973] World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 [database on-line]. Registration Location: Cook County, Illinois; Roll 1613647; Draft Board: 55. Charles Henry Loots, viewed at Ancestry (https://www.ancestry.com).
  3. [S207] 1910 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Oil City, State St., Charles H. Loots household, National Archives, (Charles H. Loots, 33, PA/MD/PA, md11y, bottler, soft drinks; Leota L., 33, TN/IN/IN, 2child/2lvg; William A., 7, PA/PA/TN; Sara J., 6/12, PA/PA/TN; William Agnew, 59, PA/Scot/Scot, wd, father(?)-in-law).
  4. [S1089] 1930 U.S. Census, Massachusetts, Suffolk Co., Boston City, Charles Loots household, National Archives, (Charles Loots, 53, PA/MD/PA, foreman, oil co.; Leota, 53, IN/Scot/IN).

Harriot Loots1

b. July 1880, d. 1915
FatherWilliam H. Loots1 b. 14 Feb 1843
MotherSarah Downing1 b. 19 May 1845, d. 15 Jun 1922
ChartsDescendants of John Winger
     Harriot Loots was born in July 1880 in Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania.1 She was the daughter of William H. Loots and Sarah Downing.1 She married Ora Loyd Hays, son of Hugh McClane Hays and Eleanor Riddle, circa 1910.2,3 She died in 1915.2

Family

Ora Loyd Hays b. 4 Jul 1880, d. 31 Oct 1950

Citations

  1. [S152] 1900 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Cranberry Tp., 1st St., Wm H. Lootz household, National Archives, (Wm. H. Lootz, Feb 1843, MD/MD/MD, oil producer, md32y; Sarah, May 1847, PA/PA/PA, 3child/3lvg; Chas., June 1877, PA/MD/PA, md1y; Leota, May 1879, PA, dau-in-law; Harriott, July 1880, PA/MD/PA).
  2. [S8] Obituary of Ora L. Hays, The Oil City Derrick, Oil City, PA, 1 Nov 1950, Oil City Library, Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as The Derrick.
  3. [S207] 1910 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Oil City, W First St., William H. Loots household, National Archives, (Wm. H. Lootz, 66, MD/MD/MD, oil producer, md44y; Sarah, 58, PA/PA/PA, 3child/3lvg; Hattie Hays, 29, PA/MD/PA, dau; Ora L. Hays, 29, PA/PA/PA, md0y, merchant, milk depot, son-in-law; 3 boarders).