Elizabeth Raymond Baney1,2

b. 30 December 1848, d. 3 January 1874
FatherDaniel Baney1,2 b. c 1820, d. 1859
MotherBetsey Stewart1,2 b. c 1820
ChartsDescendants of John Baney
Descendants of Frederick Benninghoff
     Elizabeth Raymond Baney was born on 30 December 1848 in Oakland Township, Venango County.1,2,3 She was the daughter of Daniel Baney and Betsey Stewart.1,2 She was unmarried. She died on 3 January 1874 at the residence of P. W. Raymond, Franklin, Venango County, at age 25 of consumption.2

Citations

  1. [S137] 1850 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Oakland Tp., Daniel Baney household, National Archives.
  2. [S212] Obituary of Elizabeth R. Baney, Venango Citizen Press, Franklin, PA, (unknown date) 1874, Pennsylvania Room, Franklin Library, Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania.
  3. [S86] Franklin Cemetery burial records, Pennsylvania Room, Franklin Library, Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania;.

Andrew Baney1,2

b. September 1855
FatherDaniel Baney1,2 b. c 1820, d. 1859
MotherBetsey Stewart1 b. c 1820
ChartsDescendants of John Baney
Descendants of Frederick Benninghoff
     Andrew Baney was born in September 1855 in Pennsylvania.1,2,3 He was the son of Daniel Baney and Betsey Stewart.1,2 He married Margaret Witters on 23 May 1887 in Darke County, Ohio.4
     In the 1870 Census of Cherrytree Township, Venango County, Andrew Baney was enumerated in the household of John A. Bell.5 In the 1880 Census of Cherrytree Township, Venango County, Andrew Baney was enumerated in the household of John A. Bell. The household consisted of John A. Bell 52, carpenter, Fanny 47, Mary E. 15, Charles A. 4, Frank Mc. 3, Andrew Baney 24, skilled laborer.6 He was living in 1889 when his grandfather's estate was settled.1 He lived in St. Marys Township, Auglaize County, Ohio, where he worked as an oil well driller in 1900.3 He lived in Muncie, Delaware County, Indiana, where he worked as an oil and gas well driller in 1910.7

Family

Margaret Witters b. Aug 1865
Children

Citations

  1. [S373] John Baney, Venango County Probate, Orphan's Court Docket 10:532, Registrar & Recorder's Office, Courthouse, Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania.
  2. [S146] 1870 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Cherrytree Tp., John A. Bell household, National Archives.
  3. [S178] 1900 U.S. Census, Ohio, Auglaize Co., St. Marys Tp., Andrew Baney houseold, National Archives, (Andrew Baney, Sep 1855, PA/PA/NJ, md15y, Oil Well Driller; Maggie, Aug 1865, OH/OH/OH, 5child/5lvg; Andrew Jr., Jun 1887, OH/PA/OH; Elizabeth, Dec 1888, OH/PA/OH; Carrey, Mar 1892, OH/PA/OH; Harry, Feb 1897, OH/PA/OH; Agnes, Nov 1899, OH/PA/OH).
  4. [S973] Jordan Dodd, Liahona Research. Ohio Marriages, 1803-1900 [database on-line], viewed at Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com).
  5. [S146] 1870 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Cherrytree Tp., John A. Bell household, National Archives, (John A. Bell 42, blacksmith, Fannie 37, E.M. 5, Andrew Baney 15).
  6. [S151] 1880 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Cherrytree Tp., John A. Bell household, National Archives.
  7. [S1189] 1910 U.S. Census, Indiana, Delaware Co., Muncie Ward 5, Andrew Baney houseold, National Archives, (Andrew Baney, 55, PA/PA/PA, md24y, Oil and gas well driller; Margaret, 45, OH/OH/OH, 5child/5lvg; Andrew T, 23, OH/PA/OH, laborer in glass plant; Harry, 12, OH/PA/OH; Agnes, 10, OH/PA/OH).

Eli Baney1

b. 5 July 1843, d. 16 October 1909
FatherDaniel Baney1 b. c 1820, d. 1859
MotherBetsey Stewart1 b. c 1820
ChartsDescendants of John Baney
Descendants of Frederick Benninghoff
     Eli Baney was born on 5 July 1843 in Oakland Township.1 He was the son of Daniel Baney and Betsey Stewart.1 He married Ruth Roydes, daughter of Henry Roydes and Hannah (?).2,3 He died on 16 October 1909 in Cherrytree Township at age 66.1 He was buried in Cherrytree Presbyterian Cemetery, Cherrytree Township.4
     Eli Baney was oil well driller in Venango County.5 He was a veteran of the Civil War. He was a member of Company E, 16th Pennsylvania Cavalry.5,4

Family

Ruth Roydes b. Jul 1855, d. 1937
Children

Citations

  1. [S390] Eli Baney, Death Certificate unknown number (20 Oct. 1909), Pennsylvania Dept. of Health, Division of Vital Records, New Castle, PA.
  2. [S152] 1900 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Cherrytree Tp., Eli Baney household, National Archives.
  3. [S125] Gravestone, Ruth Baney, Cherrytree Presbyterian Cemetery, Cherrytree Tp., Venango Co., PA; read by Kipp Melat, 1982.
  4. [S125] Gravestone, Eli Baney, Cherrytree Presbyterian Cemetery, Cherrytree Tp., Venango Co., PA; read by Kipp Melat, 1982.
  5. [S361] Obituary of Eli Baney, Oil City Semi-Weekly Derrick, Oil City, PA, 2 Nov. 1909, Heritage Room, Oil City Library, Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as Semi-Weekly Derrick.
  6. [S8] Obituary of Lizzie (Baney) Hartman, The Oil City Derrick, Oil City, PA, 12 Jun 1934, Oil City Library, Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as The Derrick.
  7. [S361] Obituary of Cassius Baney, Oil City Semi-Weekly Derrick, Oil City, PA, 23 Jan 1900, Heritage Room, Oil City Library, Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania, (aged 13y,8m,1d). Hereinafter cited as Semi-Weekly Derrick.
  8. [S150] Cassius Baney entry, Venango County Death Register [1893-1905], Registrar & Recorder's Office, Courthouse, Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as Venango Co. Death Register.
  9. [S231] Obituary of Harry H. Baney, The News Herald, Franklin, PA, 22 Oct 1956, Pennsylvania Room, Franklin Library, Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania.
  10. [S8] Obituary of Laura Feely, The Oil City Derrick, Oil City, PA, 27 Jul 1960, Oil City Library, Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as The Derrick.
  11. [S152] 1900 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Cherrytree Tp., Eli Baney household, National Archives, (indicated that Ruth was the mother of 5 children, 2 deceased).

Ruth Roydes1,2

b. July 1855, d. 1937
FatherHenry Roydes1
MotherHannah (?)1
ChartsDescendants of John Baney
Descendants of Frederick Benninghoff
     Ruth Roydes was born in July 1855 in England.1,2 She was the daughter of Henry Roydes and Hannah (?)1 She married Eli Baney, son of Daniel Baney and Betsey Stewart.1,2 She died in 1937.1,2 She was buried in Cherrytree Presbyterian Cemetery, Cherrytree Township.2

Family

Eli Baney b. 5 Jul 1843, d. 16 Oct 1909
Children

Citations

  1. [S152] 1900 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Cherrytree Tp., Eli Baney household, National Archives.
  2. [S125] Gravestone, Ruth Baney, Cherrytree Presbyterian Cemetery, Cherrytree Tp., Venango Co., PA; read by Kipp Melat, 1982.
  3. [S8] Obituary of Lizzie (Baney) Hartman, The Oil City Derrick, Oil City, PA, 12 Jun 1934, Oil City Library, Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as The Derrick.
  4. [S361] Obituary of Cassius Baney, Oil City Semi-Weekly Derrick, Oil City, PA, 23 Jan 1900, Heritage Room, Oil City Library, Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania, (aged 13y,8m,1d). Hereinafter cited as Semi-Weekly Derrick.
  5. [S150] Cassius Baney entry, Venango County Death Register [1893-1905], Registrar & Recorder's Office, Courthouse, Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as Venango Co. Death Register.
  6. [S231] Obituary of Harry H. Baney, The News Herald, Franklin, PA, 22 Oct 1956, Pennsylvania Room, Franklin Library, Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania.
  7. [S8] Obituary of Laura Feely, The Oil City Derrick, Oil City, PA, 27 Jul 1960, Oil City Library, Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as The Derrick.
  8. [S152] 1900 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Cherrytree Tp., Eli Baney household, National Archives, (indicated that Ruth was the mother of 5 children, 2 deceased).

Henry Roydes1

     Henry Roydes married Hannah (?)1

Family

Hannah (?)
Children

Citations

  1. [S152] 1900 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Cherrytree Tp., Eli Baney household, National Archives.
  2. [S10] Venango County (PA) Marriage License, George Everett Stevenson and Crissie Roydes, Registrar & Recorder's Office, Courthouse, Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania.

Hannah (?)1

     Hannah (?) married Henry Roydes.1

Family

Henry Roydes
Children

Citations

  1. [S152] 1900 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Cherrytree Tp., Eli Baney household, National Archives.
  2. [S10] Venango County (PA) Marriage License, George Everett Stevenson and Crissie Roydes, Registrar & Recorder's Office, Courthouse, Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania.

Cassius Baney1,2

b. circa 4 May 1886, d. 5 January 1900
FatherEli Baney1,2 b. 5 Jul 1843, d. 16 Oct 1909
MotherRuth Roydes1,2 b. Jul 1855, d. 1937
ChartsDescendants of John Baney
Descendants of Frederick Benninghoff
     Cassius Baney was born circa 4 May 1886 in Cherrytree Township.1,2 He was the son of Eli Baney and Ruth Roydes.1,2 He died on 5 January 1900 in Cherrytree Township.1,2 He was buried in Cherrytree Presbyterian Cemetery, Cherrytree Township.2

Citations

  1. [S361] Obituary of Cassius Baney, Oil City Semi-Weekly Derrick, Oil City, PA, 23 Jan 1900, Heritage Room, Oil City Library, Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania, (aged 13y,8m,1d). Hereinafter cited as Semi-Weekly Derrick.
  2. [S150] Cassius Baney entry, Venango County Death Register [1893-1905], Registrar & Recorder's Office, Courthouse, Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as Venango Co. Death Register.

(?) Baney1

FatherEli Baney1 b. 5 Jul 1843, d. 16 Oct 1909
MotherRuth Roydes1 b. Jul 1855, d. 1937
ChartsDescendants of John Baney
Descendants of Frederick Benninghoff
     (?) Baney was the child of Eli Baney and Ruth Roydes.1

Citations

  1. [S152] 1900 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Cherrytree Tp., Eli Baney household, National Archives, (indicated that Ruth was the mother of 5 children, 2 deceased).

Almira Baney1

b. 17 July 1851, d. 5 November 1888
FatherDaniel Baney1 b. c 1820, d. 1859
MotherBetsey Stewart1 b. c 1820
ChartsDescendants of John Baney
Descendants of Frederick Benninghoff
     Almira Baney was born on 17 July 1851 in Oakland Township.1 She was the daughter of Daniel Baney and Betsey Stewart.1 She married Daniel Gamaiel Alsbaugh, son of John Hazard Alsbaugh and Barbara Ann Long, in July 1868 in Titusville, Crawford County.1 She died on 5 November 1888 in Sedalia, Missouri, at age 37.2

Family

Daniel Gamaiel Alsbaugh b. 1 Feb 1847, d. 19 Dec 1917
Children

Citations

  1. [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."
  2. [S1484] Death notice of Mrs. Daniel Alsbaugh, Oil City Derrick, Oil City, PA, 7 Dec 1888, p 6, viewed at Newspapers.com (www.newspapers.com, accessed 21 Oct 2016). died 5 Nov in Sedalia, MO, dau. of Daniel Baney.
  3. [S392] Vanda Greenwood, "Alsbaugh Email," e-mail message from e-mail address (unknown address) to Kipp Melat, 16 Oct 1998, Letters written by John H. Alsbaugh. Hereinafter cited as "Alsbaugh Email."

Daniel Gamaiel Alsbaugh1

b. 1 February 1847, d. 19 December 1917
FatherJohn Hazard Alsbaugh1
MotherBarbara Ann Long1
ChartsDescendants of John Baney
Descendants of Frederick Benninghoff
     Daniel Gamaiel Alsbaugh was born on 1 February 1847.1 He was the son of John Hazard Alsbaugh and Barbara Ann Long.1 He married Almira Baney, daughter of Daniel Baney and Betsey Stewart, in July 1868 in Titusville, Crawford County.1 He died on 19 December 1917 in St. Joseph, Missouri, at age 70.1

Family

Almira Baney b. 17 Jul 1851, d. 5 Nov 1888
Children

Citations

  1. [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."
  2. [S392] Vanda Greenwood, "Alsbaugh Email," e-mail message from e-mail address (unknown address) to Kipp Melat, 16 Oct 1998, Letters written by John H. Alsbaugh. Hereinafter cited as "Alsbaugh Email."

John Hazard Alsbaugh1

     John Hazard Alsbaugh married Barbara Ann Long.1

Family

Barbara Ann Long
Child

Citations

  1. [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."

Barbara Ann Long1

     Barbara Ann Long married John Hazard Alsbaugh.1

Family

John Hazard Alsbaugh
Child

Citations

  1. [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."

Frank Capovilla1,2

ChartsDescendants of John Baney
Descendants of Jacob Baum
Descendants of Frederick Benninghoff
Descendants of Jacob Tarr
Descendants of Samuel Thomas
Descendants of John Winters
     Frank Capovilla married Amy Elizabeth Curley, daughter of Roger Alan Curley and Bonnie Lou Brown.1,2

Citations

  1. [S80] First-hand knowledge and personal recollections of Hazel Redmond Miller (Fort Port Richey, FL), as told to Kipp Melat.
  2. [S81] Interview with Roger Curley (Columbus, OH), by Kipp Melat. Personal Files (Fairfax, Virginia).
  3. [S8] Hazel E. Miller obituary, The Oil City Derrick, Oil City, PA, 14 Jan. 2005, Oil City Library, Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as The Derrick.

Hailey Nicole Capovilla1,2

FatherFrank Capovilla1,2
MotherAmy Elizabeth Curley1,2
ChartsDescendants of John Baney
Descendants of Jacob Baum
Descendants of Frederick Benninghoff
Descendants of Jacob Tarr
Descendants of Samuel Thomas
Descendants of John Winters
     Hailey Nicole Capovilla is the daughter of Frank Capovilla and Amy Elizabeth Curley.1,2

Citations

  1. [S81] Interview with Roger Curley (Columbus, OH), by Kipp Melat. Personal Files (Fairfax, Virginia).
  2. [S80] First-hand knowledge and personal recollections of Hazel Redmond Miller (Fort Port Richey, FL), as told to Kipp Melat.

John Lusher1

b. 29 October 1800, d. 19 January 1883
FatherGeorge Lusher2 d. 1849
MotherCatherine Munch2
     John Lusher was born on 29 October 1800 in Pennsylvania.1 He was the son of George Lusher and Catherine Munch.2 He married Margaret Felmale.1 He died on 19 January 1883 in Rockland Township, Venango County, at age 82.1

Family

Margaret Felmale b. Nov 1799, d. 24 Oct 1870
Children

Citations

  1. [S48] Mrs. Harold V. Linn, compiler, Daniel Smith, Pioneers Settler of Rockland Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania, His Ancestry, His Descendants, and a Brief Sketch of Related Famlies (n.p.: n.pub., 1961), pp. 106-107. Hereinafter cited as Daniel Smith Book.
  2. [S48] Mrs. Harold V. Linn, compiler, Daniel Smith, Pioneers Settler of Rockland Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania, His Ancestry, His Descendants, and a Brief Sketch of Related Famlies (n.p.: n.pub., 1961), p. 106. Hereinafter cited as Daniel Smith Book.
  3. [S48] Mrs. Harold V. Linn, compiler, Daniel Smith, Pioneers Settler of Rockland Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania, His Ancestry, His Descendants, and a Brief Sketch of Related Famlies (n.p.: n.pub., 1961). Hereinafter cited as Daniel Smith Book.
  4. [S233] Margaret McKim obituary, Franklin Evening News, Franklin, PA, 1 Mar 1897, Pennsylvania Room, Franklin Library, Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania.

Margaret Felmale1

b. November 1799, d. 24 October 1870
     Margaret Felmale was born in November 1799.1 She married John Lusher, son of George Lusher and Catherine Munch.1 She died on 24 October 1870 in Rockland Township, Venango County, at age 70.1

Family

John Lusher b. 29 Oct 1800, d. 19 Jan 1883
Children

Citations

  1. [S48] Mrs. Harold V. Linn, compiler, Daniel Smith, Pioneers Settler of Rockland Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania, His Ancestry, His Descendants, and a Brief Sketch of Related Famlies (n.p.: n.pub., 1961), pp. 106-107. Hereinafter cited as Daniel Smith Book.
  2. [S48] Mrs. Harold V. Linn, compiler, Daniel Smith, Pioneers Settler of Rockland Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania, His Ancestry, His Descendants, and a Brief Sketch of Related Famlies (n.p.: n.pub., 1961). Hereinafter cited as Daniel Smith Book.

Martha Ethel Roberts1

b. 1870, d. 1892
FatherJohn Roberts1 b. 3 Feb 1843, d. 13 Feb 1917
MotherAnna Marie Lusher1 b. Mar 1839, d. 1914
     Martha Ethel Roberts was born in 1870 in Rockland Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania. She was the daughter of John Roberts and Anna Marie Lusher.1 She died in 1892 in Rockland Township.1

Citations

  1. [S96] Gravestone, Martha E. Roberts, Rockland Cemetery, Rockland Tp., Venango Co., PA; read by Kipp Melat.

infant son Roberts1

d. before 1900
FatherJohn Roberts1 b. 3 Feb 1843, d. 13 Feb 1917
MotherAnna Marie Lusher1 b. Mar 1839, d. 1914
     Infant son Roberts was the child of John Roberts and Anna Marie Lusher.1 Infant son Roberts died before 1900.1

Citations

  1. [S152] 1900 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Rockland Tp., John Roberts household, National Archives, (Anna is the mother of 5 children, 4 living).

Jacob Evi Roberts1

b. 7 August 1867, d. 17 March 1952
FatherJohn Roberts1 b. 3 Feb 1843, d. 13 Feb 1917
MotherAnna Marie Lusher1 b. Mar 1839, d. 1914
     Jacob Evi Roberts was born on 7 August 1867 in Davis' Corners, Rockland Township, Venango County.1 He was the son of John Roberts and Anna Marie Lusher.1 He married Elizabeth Marelda Perry circa 1890.1 He died on 17 March 1952 in Cranberry Township, Venango County, at age 84.1 He was buried in Sunset Hill Memorial Gardens, Cranberry Township.1
     Jacob Evi Roberts also went by the name of Jake.1 He was an oil lease worker. For many years he worked for Mr. McCalmont on an oil lease in Seneca, Cranberry Township.1 He lived in McCalmont Farm, Seneca, Cranberry Township.1

Family

Elizabeth Marelda Perry b. 29 Jun 1871, d. 31 Aug 1948
Children

Citations

  1. [S394] First-hand knowledge and personal recollections of J. Donald Roberts (Franklin, PA (deceased)), as told to Kipp Melat, 1981 telephone conversation. Notes in Personal Files (Fairfax, Virginia).
  2. [S398] Letter from Lee F. Roberts (Bonaire, GA) to Kipp Melat, 1982; Personal Files (Fairfax, Virginia).
  3. [S8] Obituary of J. Donald Roberts, The Oil City Derrick, Oil City, PA, 8 Mar. 1991, Oil City Library, Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as The Derrick.
  4. [S261] Roger D. Joslyn, "Some Descendants of George Tarr of Venango Co., PA", draft 1 Aug. 1994 (New Windsor, NY). . Hereinafter cited as "George Tarr Descendants."

Orpha Mereta Roberts1

b. 27 April 1872, d. 24 January 1967
FatherJohn Roberts1 b. 3 Feb 1843, d. 13 Feb 1917
MotherAnna Marie Lusher1 b. Mar 1839, d. 1914
Orpha Mereta Roberts
courtesy of Troy Snell
     Orpha Mereta Roberts was born on 27 April 1872 in Rockland Township, Venango County.1 She was the daughter of John Roberts and Anna Marie Lusher.1 She married Sumner Butler Persing, son of Daniel Persing, on 22 February 1888.1 She died on 24 January 1967 in Oil City, Venango County, at age 94.1 She was buried in Reno Cemetery, Reno, Venango County.1
     Orpha Mereta Roberts and Sumner Butler Persing lived in Rockland Township for a few years before moving to Oil City where they spent the rest of their lives.

Family

Sumner Butler Persing b. 24 Jan 1866, d. 13 Jan 1946
Children

Citations

  1. [S395] First-hand knowledge and personal recollections of Ruth Persing Huff (Reno, PA (deceased)), as told to Kipp Melat, 1982 telephone conversation. Notes in Personal Files (Fairfax, Virginia).
  2. [S8] Obituary of Peter P. Persing, The Oil City Derrick, Oil City, PA, 22 Jan. 1982, Oil City Library, Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as The Derrick.
  3. [S231] Obituary of George G. Persing, The News Herald, Franklin, PA, 2 Oct 1975, Pennsylvania Room, Franklin Library, Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania.
  4. [S8] Obituary of Minnie Persing Corklin, The Oil City Derrick, Oil City, PA, 9 Aug 1992, Oil City Library, Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as The Derrick.
  5. [S231] Obituary Frank J. Persing, The News Herald, Franklin, PA, Aug 1976, Pennsylvania Room, Franklin Library, Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania.

John Edward Roberts1

b. November 1876, d. 25 January 1948
FatherJohn Roberts1 b. 3 Feb 1843, d. 13 Feb 1917
MotherAnna Marie Lusher1 b. Mar 1839, d. 1914
     John Edward Roberts was born in November 1876 in Rockland Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania.1 He was the son of John Roberts and Anna Marie Lusher.1 He married Minnie L. Croup on 26 May 1904 in Rockland Township.2 He died on 25 January 1948 in Oil City, Venango County, at age 71.3 He was buried in Brandon Cemetery, Cranberry Township.4
     John Edward Roberts and Minnie L. Croup lived in Seneca, Cranberry Township, Venango County.5 He was employed as a oil well pumper and oilfield hand in Cranberry Township.5 He and Minnie L. Croup were members of the Seneca Methodist Church.6

Family

Minnie L. Croup b. 1877, d. 1947
Children

Citations

  1. [S152] 1900 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Rockland Tp., John Roberts household, National Archives.
  2. [S10] Venango County (PA) Marriage License, marriage license of John E. Roberts and Minnie Croup, Registrar & Recorder's Office, Courthouse, Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania.
  3. [S8] Obituary of John E. Roberts, The Oil City Derrick, Oil City, PA, 26 Jan 1948, Oil City Library, Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as The Derrick.
  4. [S396] Gravestone, John E. Roberts, Brandon Cemetery, Cranberry Tp., Venango Co., PA; read by Kipp Melat, 1981.
  5. [S152] 1900 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Cranberry Tp., Seneca, John E. Roberts household, National Archives.
  6. [S399] , Records of the Cranberry Township Methodist Churches, Oil City, n.p., Seneca United Methodist Church, Seneca, Cranberry Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as Cranberry Tp. M.E. Church records.
  7. [S400] Interview with N. Elaine Perry (Oil City, PA (deceased)), by Kipp Melat, 1980. Personal Files (Fairfax, Virginia).
  8. [S399] Baptism of Howard E. Roberts, Records of the Cranberry Township Methodist Churches, Oil City, n.p., Seneca United Methodist Church, Seneca, Cranberry Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as Cranberry Tp. M.E. Church records.
  9. [S399] Baptism of Kenneth D. Roberts, Records of the Cranberry Township Methodist Churches, Oil City, n.p., Seneca United Methodist Church, Seneca, Cranberry Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as Cranberry Tp. M.E. Church records.

Elizabeth Marelda Perry1

b. 29 June 1871, d. 31 August 1948
     Elizabeth Marelda Perry was born on 29 June 1871 in Grove City, Mercer County, Pennsylvania.1 She married Jacob Evi Roberts, son of John Roberts and Anna Marie Lusher, circa 1890.1 She died on 31 August 1948 in Franklin, Venango County, at age 77.1 She was buried in Sunset Hill Memorial Gardens, Cranberry Township.1

Family

Jacob Evi Roberts b. 7 Aug 1867, d. 17 Mar 1952
Children

Citations

  1. [S394] First-hand knowledge and personal recollections of J. Donald Roberts (Franklin, PA (deceased)), as told to Kipp Melat, 1981 telephone conversation. Notes in Personal Files (Fairfax, Virginia).
  2. [S398] Letter from Lee F. Roberts (Bonaire, GA) to Kipp Melat, 1982; Personal Files (Fairfax, Virginia).
  3. [S8] Obituary of J. Donald Roberts, The Oil City Derrick, Oil City, PA, 8 Mar. 1991, Oil City Library, Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as The Derrick.
  4. [S261] Roger D. Joslyn, "Some Descendants of George Tarr of Venango Co., PA", draft 1 Aug. 1994 (New Windsor, NY). . Hereinafter cited as "George Tarr Descendants."

James Donald Roberts1

b. 7 July 1904, d. 7 March 1991
FatherJacob Evi Roberts1 b. 7 Aug 1867, d. 17 Mar 1952
MotherElizabeth Marelda Perry1 b. 29 Jun 1871, d. 31 Aug 1948
     James Donald Roberts was born on 7 July 1904 in McCalmont Farm, Seneca, Cranberry Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania.1 He was the son of Jacob Evi Roberts and Elizabeth Marelda Perry.1 He married Myra Emma Henderson, daughter of Harry J. Henderson and Stella Dunmyre, on 25 August 1930.2 He died on 7 March 1991 in Venango Manor, Sugarcreek Borough, Venango County, at age 86.1 He was buried in Franklin Cemetery, Sugarcreek Borough.1
     James Donald Roberts and Myra Emma Henderson had no children.3

Family

Myra Emma Henderson b. 3 Nov 1903, d. 17 Apr 1987

Citations

  1. [S8] Obituary of J. Donald Roberts, The Oil City Derrick, Oil City, PA, 8 Mar. 1991, Oil City Library, Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as The Derrick.
  2. [S8] Obituary of Myra H. Roberts, The Oil City Derrick, Oil City, PA, 16 Apr 1987, Oil City Library, Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as The Derrick.
  3. [S394] First-hand knowledge and personal recollections of J. Donald Roberts (Franklin, PA (deceased)), as told to Kipp Melat, 1981 telephone conversation. Notes in Personal Files (Fairfax, Virginia).

Myra Emma Henderson1

b. 3 November 1903, d. 17 April 1987
FatherHarry J. Henderson1
MotherStella Dunmyre1
     Myra Emma Henderson was born on 3 November 1903 in Rocky Grove, Venango County.1 She was the daughter of Harry J. Henderson and Stella Dunmyre.1 She married James Donald Roberts, son of Jacob Evi Roberts and Elizabeth Marelda Perry, on 25 August 1930.1 She died on 17 April 1987 in her home at 140 Elm Street, Rocky Grove, at age 83.1 She was buried in Franklin Cemetery, Sugarcreek Borough, Venango County.1
     Myra Emma Henderson and James Donald Roberts had no children.2

Family

James Donald Roberts b. 7 Jul 1904, d. 7 Mar 1991

Citations

  1. [S8] Obituary of Myra H. Roberts, The Oil City Derrick, Oil City, PA, 16 Apr 1987, Oil City Library, Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as The Derrick.
  2. [S394] First-hand knowledge and personal recollections of J. Donald Roberts (Franklin, PA (deceased)), as told to Kipp Melat, 1981 telephone conversation. Notes in Personal Files (Fairfax, Virginia).

Harry J. Henderson1

     Harry J. Henderson married Stella Dunmyre.1

Family

Stella Dunmyre
Child

Citations

  1. [S8] Obituary of Myra H. Roberts, The Oil City Derrick, Oil City, PA, 16 Apr 1987, Oil City Library, Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as The Derrick.

Stella Dunmyre1

     Stella Dunmyre married Harry J. Henderson.1

Family

Harry J. Henderson
Child

Citations

  1. [S8] Obituary of Myra H. Roberts, The Oil City Derrick, Oil City, PA, 16 Apr 1987, Oil City Library, Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as The Derrick.

Edward Evi Roberts1

b. 10 February 1892, d. 3 September 1960
FatherJacob Evi Roberts1 b. 7 Aug 1867, d. 17 Mar 1952
MotherElizabeth Marelda Perry1 b. 29 Jun 1871, d. 31 Aug 1948
     Edward Evi Roberts was born on 10 February 1892 in Cranberry Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania.1 He was the son of Jacob Evi Roberts and Elizabeth Marelda Perry.1 He married Olive F. Flick on 14 June 1911.2 He died on 3 September 1960 in Oil City at age 68.1 He was buried in Sunset Hill Memorial Gardens, Cranberry Township.1

Family

Olive F. Flick
Children

Citations

  1. [S394] First-hand knowledge and personal recollections of J. Donald Roberts (Franklin, PA (deceased)), as told to Kipp Melat, 1981 telephone conversation. Notes in Personal Files (Fairfax, Virginia).
  2. [S10] Venango County (PA) Marriage License, marriage license of Edward E. Roberts and Olive F. Flick, Registrar & Recorder's Office, Courthouse, Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania.
  3. [S233] Obituary of Ray C. Roberts, Franklin Evening News, Franklin, PA, Pennsylvania Room, Franklin Library, Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania.

Olive F. Flick1

     Olive F. Flick married Edward Evi Roberts, son of Jacob Evi Roberts and Elizabeth Marelda Perry, on 14 June 1911.1

Family

Edward Evi Roberts b. 10 Feb 1892, d. 3 Sep 1960
Children

Citations

  1. [S10] Venango County (PA) Marriage License, marriage license of Edward E. Roberts and Olive F. Flick, Registrar & Recorder's Office, Courthouse, Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania.
  2. [S394] First-hand knowledge and personal recollections of J. Donald Roberts (Franklin, PA (deceased)), as told to Kipp Melat, 1981 telephone conversation. Notes in Personal Files (Fairfax, Virginia).
  3. [S233] Obituary of Ray C. Roberts, Franklin Evening News, Franklin, PA, Pennsylvania Room, Franklin Library, Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania.

Ray Clifford Roberts1

b. 24 December 1917, d. 29 May 1944
FatherEdward Evi Roberts1 b. 10 Feb 1892, d. 3 Sep 1960
MotherOlive F. Flick1
     Ray Clifford Roberts was born on 24 December 1917 in Seneca, Cranberry Township.1 He was the son of Edward Evi Roberts and Olive F. Flick.1 He was unmarried.1 Ray drowned the Allegheny River on 29 May 1944 at age 26.1

Citations

  1. [S233] Obituary of Ray C. Roberts, Franklin Evening News, Franklin, PA, Pennsylvania Room, Franklin Library, Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania.