Martha (?)1

b. 5 January 1801, d. 30 January 1880
     Martha (?) was born on 5 January 1801 in New York.1 She married George W. Belknap.1 She died on 30 January 1880 in Pennsylvania at age 79.1 She was buried in Excelsior Cemetery, Eldred Township, Warren County, Pennsylvania.1

Family

George W. Belknap b. 30 Jul 1796, d. 30 Jan 1844
Children

Citations

  1. [S1180] Robert Wheatall, "Descendants of George W. Belknap", 30 Dec 2002 (e-mail address). , gravestone, Excelsior Cemetery, Warren Co., PA.
  2. [S1180] Robert Wheatall, "Descendants of George W. Belknap", 30 Dec 2002 (e-mail address).

Jennie L. (?)1

b. 1848, d. 1955
ChartsDescendants of Jacob Tarr
     Jennie L. (?) was born in 1848.1 She married Alden Elsworth Tarr, son of Samuel P. Tarr and Nancy Jane Belknap, circa 1889.1 She died in 1955.1 She was buried in Excelsior Cemetery, Eldred Township, Warren County, Pennsylvania.1

Family

Alden Elsworth Tarr b. 23 Jul 1863, d. 8 Mar 1918
Child

Citations

  1. [S1180] Robert Wheatall, "Descendants of George W. Belknap", 30 Dec 2002 (e-mail address). , gravestone, Excelsior Cemetery.
  2. [S1180] Robert Wheatall, "Descendants of George W. Belknap", 30 Dec 2002 (e-mail address).

Mildred Tarr1

b. circa 1890
FatherAlden Elsworth Tarr1 b. 23 Jul 1863, d. 8 Mar 1918
MotherJennie L. (?)1 b. 1848, d. 1955
ChartsDescendants of Jacob Tarr
     Mildred Tarr was born circa 1890 in Pennsylvania.1 She was the daughter of Alden Elsworth Tarr and Jennie L. (?)1

Citations

  1. [S1180] Robert Wheatall, "Descendants of George W. Belknap", 30 Dec 2002 (e-mail address).

Emma Culver1

b. 2 September 1869, d. 10 August 1931
ChartsDescendants of Jacob Tarr
     Emma Culver was born on 2 September 1869 in Mercer County, Pennsylvania.1 She married Dock Elmer Tarr, son of Samuel P. Tarr and Nancy Jane Belknap.1 She died on 10 August 1931 at age 61.1

Family

Dock Elmer Tarr b. c 4 Jun 1865, d. 23 Mar 1896
Children

Citations

  1. [S1180] Robert Wheatall, "Descendants of George W. Belknap", 30 Dec 2002 (e-mail address).
  2. [S1180] Robert Wheatall, "Descendants of George W. Belknap", 30 Dec 2002 (e-mail address). , Obituary of Luchain M. Tarr, Warren Times Mirror, 10 Feb 1959.

Henry Ross1

b. circa 1826, d. 28 April 1896
FatherBenjamin Ross2
ChartsDescendants of John Baney
Descendants of Frederick Benninghoff
     Henry Ross was born circa 1826 in Ohio.1 He was the son of Benjamin Ross.2 He married Susan Baney, daughter of John Baney and Susannah Benninghoff, in 1852.1 He married Hannah Elizabeth Haggerty on 28 March 1895.3 He died on 28 April 1896 in Cherrytree Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania.1
     Henry Ross and Susan Baney were living in Oakland Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania, in 1860. After Susan's brothers enlisted in the Union Army during the Civil War, Henry and Susan moved onto Susan's father's farm in Cherrytree Township where Henry "farmed the place for him on shares." They remained on that farm until Susan's father sold it in 1871. The Ross were living in Oakland Township by 1880.4,5,2,6

Family 1

Susan Baney b. c 1831, d. 22 Nov 1890
Children

Citations

  1. [S238] Obituary of Henry Ross, The Oil City Blizzard, Oil City, PA, May 1896, Heritage Room, Oil City Library, Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as The Blizzard.
  2. [S151] 1880 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Oakland Tp., Henry Ross household, National Archives, (Henry Ross, 54, OH; Susan, 49, PA; Abram R., 26; John, 21; Isaac, 19; Nettie, 18; George, 17; Franklin, 12; William, 11; Susie B., 8; Benjamin Ross, 85, father).
  3. [S10] Venango County (PA) Marriage License, Registrar & Recorder's Office, Courthouse, Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania.
  4. [S155] 1860 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Oakland Tp., Henry Ross household, National Archives, (Henry Ross, 33, OH; Susan, 30, PA; Abram R., 7; Nancy C., 5; Martha M., 4).
  5. [S146] 1870 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Oakland Tp., Henry Ross household, National Archives, (Henry Ross, 44, OH; Susan, 38, PA; Rolin, 17; Nancy, 15; Martha, 14; John A., 11; Isaac, 10; Nettie, 9; George, 6, deaf and dumb; Frank, 3; William, 6/12).
  6. [S144] John Baney file; 236.936; Father's Army Pension (Washington, D.C.: National Archives), deposition of Henry Ross, dated 13 Apr 1886.
  7. [S8] Obituary of Susan (Ross) Thompson, The Oil City Derrick, Oil City, PA, 12 Apr 1954, Oil City Library, Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as The Derrick.

Hannah Elizabeth Haggerty1

     Hannah Elizabeth Haggerty married Henry Ross, son of Benjamin Ross, on 28 March 1895.1

Family

Henry Ross b. c 1826, d. 28 Apr 1896

Citations

  1. [S10] Venango County (PA) Marriage License, Registrar & Recorder's Office, Courthouse, Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania.

Benjamin Ross1

Family

Child

Citations

  1. [S238] Obituary of Henry Ross, The Oil City Blizzard, Oil City, PA, May 1896, Heritage Room, Oil City Library, Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as The Blizzard.
  2. [S151] 1880 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Oakland Tp., Henry Ross household, National Archives, (Henry Ross, 54, OH; Susan, 49, PA; Abram R., 26; John, 21; Isaac, 19; Nettie, 18; George, 17; Franklin, 12; William, 11; Susie B., 8; Benjamin Ross, 85, father).

Abraham Rolin Ross1

b. circa 1853, d. 3 January 1936
FatherHenry Ross1 b. c 1826, d. 28 Apr 1896
MotherSusan Baney1 b. c 1831, d. 22 Nov 1890
ChartsDescendants of John Baney
Descendants of Frederick Benninghoff
     Abraham Rolin Ross was born circa 1853 in Oakland Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania.1 He was the son of Henry Ross and Susan Baney.1 He married Fanny (?)2 He married Catherine Marie Hanna on 8 November 1900.3 He died on 3 January 1936 in Rouseville, Venango County, Pennsylvania.4
     Abraham Rolin Ross lived in Rouseville, Venango County, Pennsylvania, where he worked at odd jobs. Abram was still living in Rouseville in 1929 when his sister Nettie died in 1910.5,6

Family 1

Fanny (?) d. 23 Oct 1897

Citations

  1. [S155] 1860 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Oakland Tp., Henry Ross household, National Archives, (Henry Ross, 33, OH; Susan, 30, PA; Abram R., 7; Nancy C., 5; Martha M., 4).
  2. [S10] Venango County (PA) Marriage License, Abram Rolin Ross and Catherine Marie Hanna (first wife died 23 Oct 1897), Registrar & Recorder's Office, Courthouse, Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania.
  3. [S10] Venango County (PA) Marriage License, Abram Rolin Ross and Catherine Marie Hanna, Registrar & Recorder's Office, Courthouse, Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania.
  4. [S1361] Pennsylvania Department of Health, Death Indices, online http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt, Abraham Ross, d 3 Jan 1936, file # 10246. Hereinafter cited as Pennsylvania Death Records Indices.
  5. [S207] 1910 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Rouseville, Abram R. Ross household, National Archives, (Abram R. Ross, 63, PA/US/PA, odd jobs, married 2X, 9y; Maria, 64, IL/OH/OH, 13child/12lvg; Lester Hanna, 20, PA/IL/IL, step-son, odd jobs).
  6. [S8] Obituary of Nettie (Ross) Tarr, The Oil City Derrick, Oil City, PA, 1929, Oil City Library, Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as The Derrick.

Fanny (?)1

d. 23 October 1897
ChartsDescendants of John Baney
Descendants of Frederick Benninghoff
     Fanny (?) married Abraham Rolin Ross, son of Henry Ross and Susan Baney.1 She died on 23 October 1897.1

Family

Abraham Rolin Ross b. c 1853, d. 3 Jan 1936

Citations

  1. [S10] Venango County (PA) Marriage License, Abram Rolin Ross and Catherine Marie Hanna (first wife died 23 Oct 1897), Registrar & Recorder's Office, Courthouse, Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania.

Catherine Marie Hanna1

ChartsDescendants of John Baney
Descendants of Frederick Benninghoff
     Catherine Marie Hanna married Abraham Rolin Ross, son of Henry Ross and Susan Baney, on 8 November 1900.1

Family 1

Child

Family 2

Abraham Rolin Ross b. c 1853, d. 3 Jan 1936

Citations

  1. [S10] Venango County (PA) Marriage License, Abram Rolin Ross and Catherine Marie Hanna, Registrar & Recorder's Office, Courthouse, Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania.
  2. [S207] 1910 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Rouseville, Abram R. Ross household, National Archives, (Abram R. Ross, 63, PA/US/PA, odd jobs, married 2X, 9y; Maria, 64, IL/OH/OH, 13child/12lvg; Lester Hanna, 20, PA/IL/IL, step-son, odd jobs).

Nancy C. Ross1

b. circa 1855, d. before 1896
FatherHenry Ross1 b. c 1826, d. 28 Apr 1896
MotherSusan Baney1 b. c 1831, d. 22 Nov 1890
ChartsDescendants of John Baney
Descendants of Frederick Benninghoff
     Nancy C. Ross was born circa 1855 in Oakland Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania.1 She was the daughter of Henry Ross and Susan Baney.1 She died before 1896 when her father died as she was not mentioned in his obituary.2

Citations

  1. [S155] 1860 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Oakland Tp., Henry Ross household, National Archives, (Henry Ross, 33, OH; Susan, 30, PA; Abram R., 7; Nancy C., 5; Martha M., 4).
  2. [S238] Obituary of Henry Ross, The Oil City Blizzard, Oil City, PA, May 1896, Heritage Room, Oil City Library, Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as The Blizzard.

George Ross1

b. circa 1863, d. before 1896
FatherHenry Ross1 b. c 1826, d. 28 Apr 1896
MotherSusan Baney1 b. c 1831, d. 22 Nov 1890
ChartsDescendants of John Baney
Descendants of Frederick Benninghoff
     George Ross was born circa 1863 in Venango County, Pennsylvania.1 He was the son of Henry Ross and Susan Baney.1 He died before 1896.2
     George was listed as deaf and dumb in the 1870 census.1

Citations

  1. [S146] 1870 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Oakland Tp., Henry Ross household, National Archives, (Henry Ross, 44, OH; Susan, 38, PA; Rolin, 17; Nancy, 15; Martha, 14; John A., 11; Isaac, 10; Nettie, 9; George, 6, deaf and dumb; Frank, 3; William, 6/12).
  2. [S238] Obituary of Henry Ross, The Oil City Blizzard, Oil City, PA, May 1896, Heritage Room, Oil City Library, Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as The Blizzard.

Benjamin Franklin Ross1,2

b. 15 October 1865, d. 30 May 1943
FatherHenry Ross1 b. c 1826, d. 28 Apr 1896
MotherSusan Baney1 b. c 1831, d. 22 Nov 1890
ChartsDescendants of John Baney
Descendants of Frederick Benninghoff
     Benjamin Franklin Ross was born on 15 October 1865 in Cherrytree Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania.3,1,4 He was the son of Henry Ross and Susan Baney.1 He married Sophia V. Gigone on 15 January 1890 in Sugar Lake, Crawford County, Pennsylvania.5 He died on 30 May 1943 in Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania, at age 77.3 He was buried in 1944 in St. Joseph's Cemetery, Oil City.3
     Benjamin Franklin Ross also went by the name of Frank Ross.3 He and Sophia V. Gigone were living in Petroleum Centre, Cornplanter Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania, in 1900 where Frank was a teamster.4,6 He and Sophia V. Gigone moved to Oil City circa 1903 where Frank worked for Oil City Milling Company.3,6

Family

Sophia V. Gigone b. 20 Apr 1871, d. 2 Jan 1957
Children

Citations

  1. [S151] 1880 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Oakland Tp., Henry Ross household, National Archives, (Henry Ross, 54, OH; Susan, 49, PA; Abram R., 26; John, 21; Isaac, 19; Nettie, 18; George, 17; Franklin, 12; William, 11; Susie B., 8; Benjamin Ross, 85, father).
  2. [S152] 1900 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Cornplanter Tp., Venango Co., Benjamin F. Ross household, National Archives, (Benjamin F. Ross, Oct 1865, PA/PA/PA, md10y, teamster; Vernia, Apr 1872, PA/FR/FR; Mary Z., Feb 1892, PA; Frank J., May 1896, PA).
  3. [S8] Obituary of Frank B. Ross, The Oil City Derrick, Oil City, PA, 31 May 1943, Oil City Library, Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as The Derrick.
  4. [S152] 1900 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Cornplanter Tp., Benjamin F. Ross household, National Archives, (Benjamin F. Ross, Oct 1865, PA/PA/PA, md10y, teamster; Vernia, Apr 1872, PA/FR/FR; Mary Z., Feb 1892, PA; Frank J., May 1896, PA).
  5. [S12] Crawford County Marriage License, Benjamin F. Ross and Sophia Gigone, Registrar & Recorder's Office, Courthouse, Meadville, Crawford County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as Crawford Co. (PA) Marriage License.
  6. [S8] Mrs. S. Ross, 85, Succumbs, The Oil City Derrick, Oil City, PA, 3 Jan 1957, Oil City Library, Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as The Derrick.

Daniel W. Baney1

b. April 1862
FatherJohn Baney Jr.1 b. 26 Feb 1833, d. 2 May 1905
MotherLavina Fidler1 b. 5 Nov 1831, d. 28 Jan 1905
ChartsDescendants of John Baney
Descendants of Frederick Benninghoff
     Daniel W. Baney was born in April 1862 in Cherrytree Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania.1,2 He was the son of John Baney Jr. and Lavina Fidler.1 He married Alice (?) circa 1901.3
     Daniel W. Baney was an engineer in Dunkirk, Richland Township, Jay County, Indiana, in 1900.2 He was living in Lima, Ohio, in 1905 when his father died.4 He was as an assembler in a gear works in Muncie, Indiana, in 1910.3 He was a night watchman at an oil engine factory in Muncie in 1930.5 He was living in Muncie in 1934 when his sister Elizabeth Winters died.6

Family 1

Child

Family 2

Alice (?) b. c 1862

Citations

  1. [S151] 1880 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Cherrytree Tp., John Baney Jr. household, National Archives, (John Bane Jr. 47; Lavina 50; Sarah J. 19; Daniel H. 16; Julia M. 14; Sarah E. 12; Susan L. 11; Mary M. 8).
  2. [S385] 1900 U.S. Census, Indiana, Jay Co., Richland Tp., Dunkirk, Frank Semans houseold, National Archives, (Daniel Baney Apr 1862, PA/PA/PA, widowed, border, engineer; Ethel Baney, Oct 1893, IN/PA/OH, border).
  3. [S1189] 1910 U.S. Census, Indiana, Delaware Co., Muncie, Daniel W. Baney houseold, National Archives, (Daniel W. Baney 47, PA/PA/PA, md9y, md2X, assembler, gear works; Alice, 47, OH/PA/OH, 0child, md1X; Ethel Baney, 16, IN/PA/IN, dau, single).
  4. [S212] Obituary of John Baney, Venango Citizen Press, Franklin, PA, 18 May 1905, Pennsylvania Room, Franklin Library, Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania.
  5. [S977] 1930 U.S. Census, Indiana, Delaware Co., Muncie, Daniel W. Baney houseold, National Archives, (Daniel W. Baney 67, PA/PA/PA, night watchman, oil engine factory; Alice M., 67, OH/US/US; Ethel Baney, 37, IN/PA/OH, dau, single, lamp maker, lamp manufacturing).
  6. [S231] Obituary of Elizabeth Winters, The News Herald, Franklin, PA, 1934, Pennsylvania Room, Franklin Library, Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania.

Julia Minerva Baney1

b. July 1864
FatherJohn Baney Jr.1 b. 26 Feb 1833, d. 2 May 1905
MotherLavina Fidler1 b. 5 Nov 1831, d. 28 Jan 1905
ChartsDescendants of John Baney
Descendants of Frederick Benninghoff
     Julia Minerva Baney was born in July 1864 in Cherrytree Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania.1,2 She was the daughter of John Baney Jr. and Lavina Fidler.1 She married John W. Crispen circa 1882.3,2,4
     Julia Minerva Baney was living in Nobelstown, South Fayette Township, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, in 1905 when her mother died.3 She and John W. Crispen lived in North Fayette Township, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, where John worked as a driller in 1920.5

Family

John W. Crispen
Children

Citations

  1. [S151] 1880 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Cherrytree Tp., John Baney Jr. household, National Archives, (John Bane Jr. 47; Lavina 50; Sarah J. 19; Daniel H. 16; Julia M. 14; Sarah E. 12; Susan L. 11; Mary M. 8).
  2. [S152] 1900 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Allegheny Co., North Fayette Tp., Julia M. Chrispen houseold, National Archives, (Julia M. Crispen, Jul 1864, PA/PA/PA, md18y, 5child/4lvg; Bessie May, Oct 1883, PA/PA/PA; Roy H., Apr 1885, PA; Ethel B., Jan 1889, PA; Earl, Dec 1892, PA).
  3. [S256] Obituary of Lavina Baney, Venango Daily Herald, Franklin, PA, 1 Feb 1905, Pennsylvania Room, Franklin Library, Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania.
  4. [S586] 1910 U.S. Census, Ohio, Fairfield Co., Lancaster Ward 2, John W. Chrispen houseold, National Archives, (John W. Chrispen, 54, PA/PA/PA, md27y, driller, oil wells; Julia M., 45, PA/PA/PA, 5child/4lvg; Roy H., 25, PA/PA/PA, son, md0y, tool dresser, oil wells; Hazel, 22, PA/PA/PA, dau-in-law).
  5. [S433] 1920 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Allegheny Co., North Fayette Tp., John W. Chrispen houseold, National Archives, (John W. Chrispen, 63, PA/PA/PA, driller, oil wells; Minerva J., 56, PA/PA/PA; Earl W., 27, PA/PA/PA, driller, oil wells; Bessie M. Martin, 36, PA/PA/PA, dau; Harley H. Martin, 36, PA/PA/Iowa, son-in-law, laborer, mechanic shop; Marghurite E., 12, PA/PA/PA, granddau; Harley H., 7, PA/PA/PA, grandson).

John W. Crispen1,2

ChartsDescendants of John Baney
Descendants of Frederick Benninghoff
     John W. Crispen married Julia Minerva Baney, daughter of John Baney Jr. and Lavina Fidler, circa 1882.1,3,2
     John W. Crispen and Julia Minerva Baney lived in North Fayette Township, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, where John worked as a driller in 1920.4

Family

Julia Minerva Baney b. Jul 1864
Children

Citations

  1. [S256] Obituary of Lavina Baney, Venango Daily Herald, Franklin, PA, 1 Feb 1905, Pennsylvania Room, Franklin Library, Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania.
  2. [S586] 1910 U.S. Census, Ohio, Fairfield Co., Lancaster Ward 2, John W. Chrispen houseold, National Archives, (John W. Chrispen, 54, PA/PA/PA, md27y, driller, oil wells; Julia M., 45, PA/PA/PA, 5child/4lvg; Roy H., 25, PA/PA/PA, son, md0y, tool dresser, oil wells; Hazel, 22, PA/PA/PA, dau-in-law).
  3. [S152] 1900 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Allegheny Co., North Fayette Tp., Julia M. Chrispen houseold, National Archives, (Julia M. Crispen, Jul 1864, PA/PA/PA, md18y, 5child/4lvg; Bessie May, Oct 1883, PA/PA/PA; Roy H., Apr 1885, PA; Ethel B., Jan 1889, PA; Earl, Dec 1892, PA).
  4. [S433] 1920 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Allegheny Co., North Fayette Tp., John W. Chrispen houseold, National Archives, (John W. Chrispen, 63, PA/PA/PA, driller, oil wells; Minerva J., 56, PA/PA/PA; Earl W., 27, PA/PA/PA, driller, oil wells; Bessie M. Martin, 36, PA/PA/PA, dau; Harley H. Martin, 36, PA/PA/Iowa, son-in-law, laborer, mechanic shop; Marghurite E., 12, PA/PA/PA, granddau; Harley H., 7, PA/PA/PA, grandson).

Mary Magdalena Baney1

b. circa 1872, d. 8 November 1897
FatherJohn Baney Jr.1 b. 26 Feb 1833, d. 2 May 1905
MotherLavina Fidler1 b. 5 Nov 1831, d. 28 Jan 1905
ChartsDescendants of John Baney
Descendants of Frederick Benninghoff
     Mary Magdalena Baney was born circa 1872 in Cherrytree Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania.1 She was the daughter of John Baney Jr. and Lavina Fidler.1 She married Elmer Ellsworth Drake, son of Eratus Davis Drake and Catherine Jane Stover, on 18 July 1891 in Dempseytown, Oakland Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania.2 She died on 8 November 1897 in Cherrytree Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania.3,4,5

Family

Elmer Ellsworth Drake b. 14 Oct 1862, d. 23 Apr 1938
Child

Citations

  1. [S151] 1880 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Cherrytree Tp., John Baney Jr. household, National Archives, (John Bane Jr. 47; Lavina 50; Sarah J. 19; Daniel H. 16; Julia M. 14; Sarah E. 12; Susan L. 11; Mary M. 8).
  2. [S10] Venango County (PA) Marriage License, Mary Magdalena Baney and Elmer E. Drake, Registrar & Recorder's Office, Courthouse, Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania.
  3. [S153] 1900 U.S. Census, New York, Erie Co., Deforest L. Earl household, National Archives, (Deforest L. Earl, June 1861, NY, farmer, md17y; Sarah J., Jul 1857, PA, 2child/2lvg; Ralph L., Oct 1883, PA; Charles, Apr 1885, NY; John Beny, Feb 1833, PA, md50y; Lavina, Nov 1826, PA, 7child/6lvg).
  4. [S256] Obituary of Lavina Baney, Venango Daily Herald, Franklin, PA, 1 Feb 1905, Pennsylvania Room, Franklin Library, Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania.
  5. [S1185] Nicki Austin, "Descendants of John Drake", 5 Aug 1999 (Rt. 3, Box 36, L'ville, IL 62439). Copy provided by Janet Durst Sweet, Palo Alto, CA, no sources.

Elmer Ellsworth Drake1

b. 14 October 1862, d. 23 April 1938
FatherEratus Davis Drake2 b. 11 Jul 1830, d. 2 Sep 1895
MotherCatherine Jane Stover2 b. 25 May 1835, d. 7 Dec 1926
ChartsDescendants of John Baney
Descendants of Frederick Benninghoff
     Elmer Ellsworth Drake was born on 14 October 1862 in Cherrytree Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania.2 He was the son of Eratus Davis Drake and Catherine Jane Stover.2 He married Mary Magdalena Baney, daughter of John Baney Jr. and Lavina Fidler, on 18 July 1891 in Dempseytown, Oakland Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania.1 He married Zina E. Chamblin in 1907 in Grant County, Indiana.2 He died on 23 April 1938 in Lawrence County, Illinois, at age 75.2

Family 1

Mary Magdalena Baney b. c 1872, d. 8 Nov 1897
Child

Family 2

Zina E. Chamblin b. 17 Dec 1880, d. 10 Jun 1968

Citations

  1. [S10] Venango County (PA) Marriage License, Mary Magdalena Baney and Elmer E. Drake, Registrar & Recorder's Office, Courthouse, Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania.
  2. [S1185] Nicki Austin, "Descendants of John Drake", 5 Aug 1999 (Rt. 3, Box 36, L'ville, IL 62439). Copy provided by Janet Durst Sweet, Palo Alto, CA, no sources.

Eliza Tarr1

b. April 1870, d. before 1880
FatherIsaac Tarr1 b. c 22 Dec 1836, d. 6 Mar 1896
MotherCatherine Baney1 b. 22 Oct 1834, d. 8 Oct 1902
ChartsDescendants of John Baney
Descendants of Frederick Benninghoff
Descendants of Jacob Tarr
     Eliza Tarr was born in April 1870 in Oakland Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania.1 She was the daughter of Isaac Tarr and Catherine Baney.1 She died before 1880.1,2

Citations

  1. [S146] 1870 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Oakland Tp., Isaac Tarr household, National Archives.
  2. [S151] 1880 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Oakland Tp., Isaac Tarr household, National Archives.

Mary Ann Fry1

b. 16 February 1827, d. 20 August 1914
FatherJesse Fry1,2
MotherBarbara Yingling1,2
ChartsDescendants of John Baney
Descendants of Frederick Benninghoff
     Mary Ann Fry was born on 16 February 1827 in Mercer County, Pennsylvania.1,2 She was the daughter of Jesse Fry and Barbara Yingling.1,2 She married Frederick Stevenson in 1851.2 She married Frederick Baney, son of John Baney and Susannah Benninghoff, in 1857.3 She died on 20 August 1914 in Oakland Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania, at age 87.1 She was buried in Cherrytree Cemetery, Cherrytree Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania.4
     Mary Ann Fry and Frederick Baney lived in Cherrytree Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania, where Frederick was a farmer.5,6

Family 2

Frederick Baney b. 28 Jun 1835, d. 8 Dec 1901
Children

Citations

  1. [S212] Obituary of Mary Ann Baney, Venango Citizen Press, Franklin, PA, 26 Aug 1914, Pennsylvania Room, Franklin Library, Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania.
  2. [S233] "Well-known Citizens of the County, May Ann Baney, Oakland Township", Franklin Evening News, Franklin, PA, 27 Oct 1909, Pennsylvania Room, Franklin Library, Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania.
  3. [S120] J.H. Newton, editor, History of Venango County, Pennsylvania and Incidentally of Petroleum (Columbus, OH: J.A. Caldwell, 1879), p. 568 (biographical sketch of Frederick Baney). Hereinafter cited as 1879 Venango Co. History.
  4. [S125] Gravestone, Cherrytree Presbyterian Cemetery, Cherrytree Tp., Venango Co., PA; read by Kipp Melat, 1982.
  5. [S146] 1870 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Cherrytree Tp., Frederick Baney household, National Archives, (F. Baney 32; Mary A. 38; S.A. (f) 10; I.E. (f) 8; W.H. (m) 4; R. Stepheson (m) 18).
  6. [S151] 1880 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Cherrytree Tp., Frederick Baney household, National Archives, (Frederick Baney, 42; Mary A, 52; Ida, 18; Washington, 14; John, 82, father).
  7. [S8] Obituary of Cynthia Tarr, The Oil City Derrick, Oil City, PA, Apr 1943, Oil City Library, Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as The Derrick.

Frederick Stevenson1

     Frederick Stevenson married Mary Ann Fry, daughter of Jesse Fry and Barbara Yingling, in 1851.1

Family

Mary Ann Fry b. 16 Feb 1827, d. 20 Aug 1914
Children

Citations

  1. [S233] "Well-known Citizens of the County, May Ann Baney, Oakland Township", Franklin Evening News, Franklin, PA, 27 Oct 1909, Pennsylvania Room, Franklin Library, Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania.

Reuben Stevenson1

FatherFrederick Stevenson1
MotherMary Ann Fry1 b. 16 Feb 1827, d. 20 Aug 1914
     Reuben Stevenson was the son of Frederick Stevenson and Mary Ann Fry.1

Citations

  1. [S233] "Well-known Citizens of the County, May Ann Baney, Oakland Township", Franklin Evening News, Franklin, PA, 27 Oct 1909, Pennsylvania Room, Franklin Library, Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania.

Nancy Stevenson1

FatherFrederick Stevenson1
MotherMary Ann Fry1 b. 16 Feb 1827, d. 20 Aug 1914
     Nancy Stevenson was the daughter of Frederick Stevenson and Mary Ann Fry.1

Citations

  1. [S233] "Well-known Citizens of the County, May Ann Baney, Oakland Township", Franklin Evening News, Franklin, PA, 27 Oct 1909, Pennsylvania Room, Franklin Library, Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania.

Elizabeth Klutz1

b. May 1855, d. 6 April 1926
ChartsDescendants of John Baney
Descendants of Frederick Benninghoff
Descendants of Jacob Tarr
     Elizabeth Klutz was born in May 1855 in Pennsylvania.2 She married John Wesley Baney, son of Jacob Baney and Mary Magdalena Tarr, in 1870.2 She died on 6 April 1926 in Cornplanter Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania, at age 70.1 She was buried in Rynd Farm Cemetery, Cornplanter Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania.1
     Elizabeth Klutz and John Wesley Baney lived in Kaneville, Cornplanter Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania, where John worked as an "engineer on oil wells" in 1880.3 She and John Wesley Baney moved to Rome Township, Crawford County, Pennsylvania, before 1900.2,4

Family

John Wesley Baney b. 11 Mar 1853, d. 11 Apr 1922
Children

Citations

  1. [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.
  2. [S152] 1900 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Crawford Co., Rome Tp., John Baney household, National Archives, (John Baney, Mar 1853, PA, md47y; Elizabeth, May 1855, Milton, Feb 1883; Bertha, Mar 1886; Charles, Feb 1888; Harry, Feb 1890; Ernest, Feb 1892; Lucy, Aug 1893; Hazel, Dec 1896; Grace Crawford, Jul 1894, granddau).
  3. [S151] 1880 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Cornplanter Tp., Kane City, John Baney household, National Archives, (John Baney, 30, PA, engineer on oil wells; Elizabeth, 24; Alice A., 7; Mary C., 6; Kansas J., 5; John, 3; James, 9/12, Aug).
  4. [S207] 1910 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Crawford Co., Rome Tp., John Baney household, National Archives, (John Baney, 47; Liza, 51; Grace M., 17, dau; Lucie B., 16, dau; Hazel M., 14, dau; Charles A., 21; Harry W., 19; Ernest, 18).
  5. [S231] Obituary of Rachel (Baney) Farren, The News Herald, Franklin, PA, 2 Sep 1922, Pennsylvania Room, Franklin Library, Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania.
  6. [S8] Oibituary of Harry H. Baney, The Oil City Derrick, Oil City, PA, 1 Feb 1961, Oil City Library, Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as The Derrick.
  7. [S8] Oibituary of Ernest Baney, The Oil City Derrick, Oil City, PA, 1939, Oil City Library, Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as The Derrick.
  8. [S8] Obituary of Hazel (Baney) Rodgers, The Oil City Derrick, Oil City, PA, 13 Jan 1953, Oil City Library, Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as The Derrick.

Alice A. Baney1

b. 15 April 1873, d. 7 February 1937
FatherJohn Wesley Baney1 b. 11 Mar 1853, d. 11 Apr 1922
MotherElizabeth Klutz1 b. May 1855, d. 6 Apr 1926
ChartsDescendants of John Baney
Descendants of Frederick Benninghoff
Descendants of Jacob Tarr
     Alice A. Baney was born on 15 April 1873 in Pennsylvania.1,2 She was the daughter of John Wesley Baney and Elizabeth Klutz.1 She married Sam Elliott on 21 January 1892 in Hydetown, Crawford County, Pennsylvania.3,4 She and Sam Elliott were divorced in 1911.5 She married Henry D. Brooks on 4 July 1912 in Petroleum Centre, Cornplanter Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania.5 She died on 7 February 1937 in Spartansburg, Crawford County, Pennsylvania, at age 63.2,6,7

Family 1

Sam Elliott
Child

Family 2

Henry D. Brooks

Citations

  1. [S151] 1880 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Cornplanter Tp., Kane City, John Baney household, National Archives, (John Baney, 30, PA, engineer on oil wells; Elizabeth, 24; Alice A., 7; Mary C., 6; Kansas J., 5; John, 3; James, 9/12, Aug).
  2. [S1186] Toni Rudolph Sallade, "Descendants of Frederick Benninghoff", 1998 (Oil City, PA). , Info from Kathy Goodman.
  3. [S1273] Pennsylvania County Marriages, 1885 - 1950 for Alice M Baney, viewed at Family Search (familysearch.org).
  4. [S1186] Toni Rudolph Sallade, "Descendants of Frederick Benninghoff", 1998 (Oil City, PA). , information from Kathy Goodman.
  5. [S10] Venango County (PA) Marriage License, Alice A. Baney and Henry D. Brooks, Registrar & Recorder's Office, Courthouse, Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania.
  6. [S8] Oibituary of Elizabeth Baney, The Oil City Derrick, Oil City, PA, 1926, Oil City Library, Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as The Derrick.
  7. [S8] Oibituary of Ernest Baney, The Oil City Derrick, Oil City, PA, 1939, Oil City Library, Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as The Derrick.
  8. [S1273] Pennsylvania County Marriages, 1885 - 1950 for Ila F. Elliott (Erie Co., PA), viewed at Family Search (familysearch.org).

Henry D. Brooks1

ChartsDescendants of John Baney
Descendants of Frederick Benninghoff
Descendants of Jacob Tarr
     Henry D. Brooks married Alice A. Baney, daughter of John Wesley Baney and Elizabeth Klutz, on 4 July 1912 in Petroleum Centre, Cornplanter Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania.1

Family

Alice A. Baney b. 15 Apr 1873, d. 7 Feb 1937

Citations

  1. [S10] Venango County (PA) Marriage License, Alice A. Baney and Henry D. Brooks, Registrar & Recorder's Office, Courthouse, Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania.

Victor James Baney1

b. 16 August 1879, d. 3 January 1960
FatherJohn Wesley Baney1 b. 11 Mar 1853, d. 11 Apr 1922
MotherElizabeth Klutz1 b. May 1855, d. 6 Apr 1926
ChartsDescendants of John Baney
Descendants of Frederick Benninghoff
Descendants of Jacob Tarr
     Victor James Baney was born on 16 August 1879 in Cornplanter Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania.1,2 He was the son of John Wesley Baney and Elizabeth Klutz.1 He was unmarried in 1930.3 He died on 3 January 1960 in Warren State Hospital, Warren, Warren County, Pennsylvania, at age 80.4
     Victor James Baney was living in Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania, in 1953 when his sister Hazel Rodgers died.5

Citations

  1. [S151] 1880 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Cornplanter Tp., Kane City, John Baney household, National Archives, (John Baney, 30, PA, engineer on oil wells; Elizabeth, 24; Alice A., 7; Mary C., 6; Kansas J., 5; John, 3; James, 9/12, Aug).
  2. [S973] World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 [database on-line]. Victor Baney, Titusville, PA [birthdate 16 Aug 1881], viewed at Ancestry (www.ancestry.com).
  3. [S969] 1930 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Cornplanter Tp., Victor Baney household, National Archives, (Victor Baney, 38; Harry Baney, 38; Ernest Baney, 34).
  4. [S1186] Toni Rudolph Sallade, "Descendants of Frederick Benninghoff", 1998 (Oil City, PA). , information from Kathy Goodman.
  5. [S8] Oibituary of Hazel (Baney) Rodgers, The Oil City Derrick, Oil City, PA, 13 Jan 1953, Oil City Library, Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as The Derrick.

Ernest Leroy Baney1

b. 2 February 1892, d. 28 February 1939
FatherJohn Wesley Baney1 b. 11 Mar 1853, d. 11 Apr 1922
MotherElizabeth Klutz1 b. May 1855, d. 6 Apr 1926
ChartsDescendants of John Baney
Descendants of Frederick Benninghoff
Descendants of Jacob Tarr
     Ernest Leroy Baney was born on 2 February 1892 in Shamsburg, Oil Creek Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania.1,2 He was the son of John Wesley Baney and Elizabeth Klutz.1 He was unmarried.1 He died on 28 February 1939 in Petroleum Centre, Cornplanter Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania, at age 47.1 He was buried in Rynd Farm Cemetery, Cornplanter Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania.3

Citations

  1. [S8] Oibituary of Ernest Baney, The Oil City Derrick, Oil City, PA, 1939, Oil City Library, Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as The Derrick.
  2. [S973] World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 [database on-line]. Registration Location: Venango County, Pennsylvania; Roll 1926742; Draft Board: 2. Ernest Leroy Baney, viewed at Ancestry (www.ancestry.com).
  3. [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.

Lucille Baney1

b. August 1893, d. 1979
FatherJohn Wesley Baney1 b. 11 Mar 1853, d. 11 Apr 1922
MotherElizabeth Klutz1 b. May 1855, d. 6 Apr 1926
ChartsDescendants of John Baney
Descendants of Frederick Benninghoff
Descendants of Jacob Tarr
     Lucille Baney was born in August 1893.1 She was the daughter of John Wesley Baney and Elizabeth Klutz.1 She married Leroy H. Richardson on 18 March 1913 in Union City, Erie County, Pennsylvania.2 She married P. L. Hess.3 She married (?) Arkleilplane.4 She married (?) Gustafson.5 She died in 1979.6
     Lucille Baney was living in Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania, in 1922 when her father died.3 She was living in Jamestown, New York, in 1961 when her brother Harry died.7

Family 2

P. L. Hess

Family 4

(?) Gustafson

Citations

  1. [S152] 1900 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Crawford Co., Rome Tp., John Baney household, National Archives, (John Baney, Mar 1853, PA, md47y; Elizabeth, May 1855, Milton, Feb 1883; Bertha, Mar 1886; Charles, Feb 1888; Harry, Feb 1890; Ernest, Feb 1892; Lucy, Aug 1893; Hazel, Dec 1896; Grace Crawford, Jul 1894, granddau).
  2. [S1273] Pennsylvania County Marriages, 1885 - 1950 for Lucy B. Baney, viewed at Family Search (familysearch.org).
  3. [S8] Oibituary of John Baney, The Oil City Derrick, Oil City, PA, 12 Apr 1922, Oil City Library, Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as The Derrick.
  4. [S8] Oibituary of Ernest Baney, The Oil City Derrick, Oil City, PA, 1939, Oil City Library, Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as The Derrick.
  5. [S8] Oibituary of Hazel (Baney) Rodgers, The Oil City Derrick, Oil City, PA, 13 Jan 1953, Oil City Library, Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as The Derrick.
  6. [S1188] Merrilee Frazier, "Descendants of John Baney", Dec 1999 (Fort Dodge, IA).
  7. [S8] Oibituary of Harry H. Baney, The Oil City Derrick, Oil City, PA, 1 Feb 1961, Oil City Library, Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as The Derrick.

P. L. Hess1

ChartsDescendants of John Baney
Descendants of Frederick Benninghoff
Descendants of Jacob Tarr
     P. L. Hess married Lucille Baney, daughter of John Wesley Baney and Elizabeth Klutz.1

Family

Lucille Baney b. Aug 1893, d. 1979

Citations

  1. [S8] Oibituary of John Baney, The Oil City Derrick, Oil City, PA, 12 Apr 1922, Oil City Library, Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as The Derrick.