Dorothy Jean Roberts1

FatherHarold Leroy Roberts Jr1
MotherDelores Mae Nichols1
     Dorothy Jean Roberts is the daughter of Harold Leroy Roberts Jr and Delores Mae Nichols.1 She married Dale Henry Bailey on 29 March 1969.1

Citations

  1. [S398] Letter from Lee F. Roberts (Bonaire, GA) to Kipp Melat, 1982; Personal Files (Fairfax, Virginia).

Dale Henry Bailey1

     Dale Henry Bailey married Dorothy Jean Roberts, daughter of Harold Leroy Roberts Jr and Delores Mae Nichols, on 29 March 1969.1

Citations

  1. [S398] Letter from Lee F. Roberts (Bonaire, GA) to Kipp Melat, 1982; Personal Files (Fairfax, Virginia).

Erika Dale Bailey1

FatherDale Henry Bailey1
MotherDorothy Jean Roberts1
     Erika Dale Bailey is the daughter of Dale Henry Bailey and Dorothy Jean Roberts.1

Citations

  1. [S398] Letter from Lee F. Roberts (Bonaire, GA) to Kipp Melat, 1982; Personal Files (Fairfax, Virginia).

Elizabeth Alberta Roberts1

b. 8 April 1913, d. 26 April 1998
FatherJacob Evi Roberts1 b. 7 Aug 1867, d. 17 Mar 1952
MotherElizabeth Marelda Perry1 b. 29 Jun 1871, d. 31 Aug 1948
ChartsDescendants of Jacob Baum
     Elizabeth Alberta Roberts was born on 8 April 1913 in Seneca, Cranberry Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania.1 She was the daughter of Jacob Evi Roberts and Elizabeth Marelda Perry.1 She married Francis Blair Tarr, son of Francis Cleveland Tarr and Leah Mae Baum, on 12 June 1936 in Seneca, Cranberry Township, Venango County.1 She died on 26 April 1998 in Clearwater, Pinellas County, Florida, at age 85.2
     Elizabeth Alberta Roberts and Blair Tarr lived in Dayton, Ohio.1 She and Blair Tarr moved to Florida in 1979.3

Family

Francis Blair Tarr b. 28 Aug 1912, d. 15 Jun 1999
Children

Citations

  1. [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."
  2. [S8] Obituary of Elizabeth Roberts Tarr, The Oil City Derrick, Oil City, PA, 29 Apr 1998, Oil City Library, Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as The Derrick.
  3. [S901] Letter from F. Blair Tarr (Florida) to Kipp Melat; Personal Files (Fairfax, Virginia).

Francis Blair Tarr1

b. 28 August 1912, d. 15 June 1999
FatherFrancis Cleveland Tarr1 b. 11 Jan 1884, d. 24 May 1939
MotherLeah Mae Baum1 b. 5 Jan 1887, d. 5 May 1942
ChartsDescendants of Jacob Baum
     Francis Blair Tarr was born on 28 August 1912 in Franklin, Venango County.1 He was the son of Francis Cleveland Tarr and Leah Mae Baum.1 He married Elizabeth Alberta Roberts, daughter of Jacob Evi Roberts and Elizabeth Marelda Perry, on 12 June 1936 in Seneca, Cranberry Township, Venango County.1 He died on 15 June 1999 in Las Vegas, Nevada, at age 86.2 He was buried in Sunset Hill Memorial Gardens, Cranberry Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania.2
     Francis Blair Tarr was known as Blair Tarr.3 He and Elizabeth Alberta Roberts lived in Dayton, Ohio.1 He and Elizabeth Alberta Roberts moved in 1979 from Dayton, Ohio to Florida.3 He was a commercial artist.3

Family

Elizabeth Alberta Roberts b. 8 Apr 1913, d. 26 Apr 1998
Children

Citations

  1. [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."
  2. [S8] Obituary of Francis Blair Tarr, The Oil City Derrick, Oil City, PA, 26 Aug 1999, Oil City Library, Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as The Derrick.
  3. [S901] Letter from F. Blair Tarr (Florida) to Kipp Melat; Personal Files (Fairfax, Virginia).

Linda Marie Tarr1

b. 4 February 1947, d. 5 December 1994
FatherFrancis Blair Tarr1 b. 28 Aug 1912, d. 15 Jun 1999
MotherElizabeth Alberta Roberts1 b. 8 Apr 1913, d. 26 Apr 1998
ChartsDescendants of Jacob Baum
     Linda Marie Tarr was born on 4 February 1947 in Oil City, Venango County.1 She was the daughter of Francis Blair Tarr and Elizabeth Alberta Roberts.1 She died on 5 December 1994 in Florida at age 47.2

Citations

  1. [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."
  2. [S8] Obituary of Linda M. Tarr, The Oil City Derrick, Oil City, PA, 6 Dec. 1994, Oil City Library, Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as The Derrick.

Rita Dawn Tarr1

FatherFrancis Blair Tarr1 b. 28 Aug 1912, d. 15 Jun 1999
MotherElizabeth Alberta Roberts1 b. 8 Apr 1913, d. 26 Apr 1998
ChartsDescendants of Jacob Baum
     Rita Dawn Tarr is the daughter of Francis Blair Tarr and Elizabeth Alberta Roberts.1 She married Howard Dickson on 21 January 1961 in Greenville, Mercer County, Pennsylvania.1

Citations

  1. [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."

Howard Dickson1

ChartsDescendants of Jacob Baum
     Howard Dickson married Rita Dawn Tarr, daughter of Francis Blair Tarr and Elizabeth Alberta Roberts, on 21 January 1961 in Greenville, Mercer County, Pennsylvania.1

Citations

  1. [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."

Christine Beth Dickson1

FatherHoward Dickson1
MotherRita Dawn Tarr1
ChartsDescendants of Jacob Baum
     Christine Beth Dickson is the daughter of Howard Dickson and Rita Dawn Tarr.1

Citations

  1. [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."

Tracy Jill Dickson1

FatherHoward Dickson1
MotherRita Dawn Tarr1
ChartsDescendants of Jacob Baum
     Tracy Jill Dickson is the daughter of Howard Dickson and Rita Dawn Tarr.1

Citations

  1. [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."

Joel Garrett Dickson1

FatherHoward Dickson1
MotherRita Dawn Tarr1
ChartsDescendants of Jacob Baum
     Joel Garrett Dickson is the son of Howard Dickson and Rita Dawn Tarr.1

Citations

  1. [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."

Trevor Phillip Dickson1

FatherHoward Dickson1
MotherRita Dawn Tarr1
ChartsDescendants of Jacob Baum
     Trevor Phillip Dickson is the son of Howard Dickson and Rita Dawn Tarr.1

Citations

  1. [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."

Sumner Butler Persing1

b. 24 January 1866, d. 13 January 1946
FatherDaniel Persing1
Sumner Persing, courtesy of Don Boyle
     Sumner Butler Persing was born on 24 January 1866 in Rockland Township, Venango County.1 He was the son of Daniel Persing.1 He married Orpha Mereta Roberts, daughter of John Roberts and Anna Marie Lusher, on 22 February 1888.1 Sumner died on 13 January 1946 near Cooperstown, Jackson Township, Venango County, at age 79.1 He was buried in Reno Cemetery, Reno, Venango County.1
     Sumner Butler Persing also went by the name of Sam Persing.1 He and Orpha Mereta Roberts lived in Rockland Township for a few years before moving to Oil City where they spent the rest of their lives. He was laborer.1

Family

Orpha Mereta Roberts b. 27 Apr 1872, d. 24 Jan 1967
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.

Daniel Persing1

Family

Child

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).

Goldie May Persing1

b. 21 May 1889, d. 31 August 1891
FatherSumner Butler Persing1 b. 24 Jan 1866, d. 13 Jan 1946
MotherOrpha Mereta Roberts1 b. 27 Apr 1872, d. 24 Jan 1967
     Goldie May Persing was born on 21 May 1889 in Rockland Township.1 She was the daughter of Sumner Butler Persing and Orpha Mereta Roberts.1 She died on 31 August 1891 in Rockland Township at age 2.1 She was buried in Rockland Cemetery, Rockland Township.1

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).

Peter Peora Persing1

b. 30 August 1891, d. 23 January 1982
FatherSumner Butler Persing1 b. 24 Jan 1866, d. 13 Jan 1946
MotherOrpha Mereta Roberts1 b. 27 Apr 1872, d. 24 Jan 1967
Peter Persing, courtesy of Don Boyle
     Peter Peora Persing was born on 30 August 1891 in Rockland Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania.1,2 He was the son of Sumner Butler Persing and Orpha Mereta Roberts.1 He married Flossie May Fink on 1 July 1914 in Portage County, Ohio.2 He married Flossie Orrill Sanford, daughter of John Tuttle Sanford and Mary Elizabeth Roberts, on 4 August 1924 in Mayville, Chautauqua County, New York.3 He and Flossie Orrill Sanford were divorced.4 He married Helen Ruth Brown on 11 February 1926.5,6,7 He and Helen Ruth Brown were divorced.7 He married Alyce May Haines on 15 July 1952.1,8 He married Floda Wise on 6 July 1970.1,5 He died on 23 January 1982 in Franklin, Venango County, at age 90.1 He was buried in Maultby Cemetery, Grand Valley, Warren County, Pennsylvania.1

Family 1

Flossie May Fink b. 26 Dec 1891, d. 20 Mar 1924
Children

Family 2

Flossie Orrill Sanford b. 11 Apr 1892, d. 9 Dec 1990
Child

Family 3

Helen Ruth Brown b. 26 Jun 1909, d. 20 May 1936
Child

Family 5

Floda Wise

Citations

  1. [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.
  2. [S1319] Ohio Marriages, online familysearch.org, Portage Co., Peora Persing and Flossie Fink.
  3. [S1321] New York Marriages, online familysearch.org, Flossie Coda and Peter P. Persing.
  4. [S347] First-hand knowledge and personal recollections of Mary Sanford (Kennerdell, PA), as told to Kipp Melat. Notes in Personal Files (Fairfax, Virginia).
  5. [S1474] Mary Sanford, Karen Golden Rodgers Betty Lou Renner, "Peter Peora Persing Family Group Sheet", 20 July 1989. Received in email from Don Boyle on 24 July 2014, entitled "Persing lineage."
  6. [S8] Obituary of Bobby F. Persing, The Oil City Derrick, Oil City, PA, March 1990, Oil City Library, Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as The Derrick.
  7. [S916] Texas Death Records, online http://vitals.rootsweb.com/tx/death/search.cgi, Helen Ruth Persing.
  8. [S8] Obituary of Alyce May Persing, The Oil City Derrick, Oil City, PA, 19 Apr 1966, Oil City Library, Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as The Derrick.
  9. [S8] Obituary of Betty Persing Renner, The Oil City Derrick, Oil City, PA, 10 May 1995, Oil City Library, Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as The Derrick.

Helen Ruth Brown1

b. 26 June 1909, d. 20 May 1936
     Helen Ruth Brown was born on 26 June 1909 in Findlay, Ohio.1 She married Peter Peora Persing, son of Sumner Butler Persing and Orpha Mereta Roberts, on 11 February 1926.2,3,1 She and Peter Peora Persing were divorced.1 She died on 20 May 1936 in Ranger, Eastland County, Texas, at age 26.1

Family

Peter Peora Persing b. 30 Aug 1891, d. 23 Jan 1982
Child

Citations

  1. [S916] Texas Death Records, online http://vitals.rootsweb.com/tx/death/search.cgi, Helen Ruth Persing.
  2. [S1474] Mary Sanford, Karen Golden Rodgers Betty Lou Renner, "Peter Peora Persing Family Group Sheet", 20 July 1989. Received in email from Don Boyle on 24 July 2014, entitled "Persing lineage."
  3. [S8] Obituary of Bobby F. Persing, The Oil City Derrick, Oil City, PA, March 1990, Oil City Library, Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as The Derrick.

Bobby Frank Persing1

b. 8 May 1931, d. 17 March 1990
FatherPeter Peora Persing1 b. 30 Aug 1891, d. 23 Jan 1982
MotherHelen Ruth Brown1 b. 26 Jun 1909, d. 20 May 1936
     Bobby Frank Persing was born on 8 May 1931 in Seminole, Oklahoma.1 He was the son of Peter Peora Persing and Helen Ruth Brown.1 He married Linda Vasquez on 9 May 1976 in El Paso, Texas.1 He died on 17 March 1990 in Dalles, Texas, at age 58.1
     Bobby Frank Persing served in the Air Force from 1952 to 1956.1

Family 1

Children

Family 2

Linda Vasquez

Citations

  1. [S8] Obituary of Bobby F. Persing, The Oil City Derrick, Oil City, PA, March 1990, Oil City Library, Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as The Derrick.

Linda Vasquez1

     Linda Vasquez married Bobby Frank Persing, son of Peter Peora Persing and Helen Ruth Brown, on 9 May 1976 in El Paso, Texas.1

Family

Bobby Frank Persing b. 8 May 1931, d. 17 Mar 1990

Citations

  1. [S8] Obituary of Bobby F. Persing, The Oil City Derrick, Oil City, PA, March 1990, Oil City Library, Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as The Derrick.

Tommy Ford1

FatherBobby Frank Persing1 b. 8 May 1931, d. 17 Mar 1990
     Tommy Ford is the son of Bobby Frank Persing.1

Citations

  1. [S8] Obituary of Bobby F. Persing, The Oil City Derrick, Oil City, PA, March 1990, Oil City Library, Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as The Derrick.

Clara Bell Box1

FatherBobby Frank Persing1 b. 8 May 1931, d. 17 Mar 1990
     Clara Bell Box is the daughter of Bobby Frank Persing.1

Citations

  1. [S8] Obituary of Bobby F. Persing, The Oil City Derrick, Oil City, PA, March 1990, Oil City Library, Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as The Derrick.

Merita Angeline Persing1

b. 14 April 1915, d. 3 September 1990
FatherPeter Peora Persing1 b. 30 Aug 1891, d. 23 Jan 1982
MotherFlossie May Fink1 b. 26 Dec 1891, d. 20 Mar 1924
     Merita Angeline Persing was born on 14 April 1915 in Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania.2,3 She was the daughter of Peter Peora Persing and Flossie May Fink.1 She married Cecil Butcher.4 She died on 3 September 1990 in Canton, Stark County, Pennsylvania, at age 75.2

Citations

  1. [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.
  2. [S1313] Ohio Death Certificate, online familysearch.org, Mereta A. Butcher.
  3. [S1474] Mary Sanford, Karen Golden Rodgers Betty Lou Renner, "Peter Peora Persing Family Group Sheet", 20 July 1989. Received in email from Don Boyle on 24 July 2014, entitled "Persing lineage."
  4. [S962] "Obituary of Gifford M. Persing," The Derrick (online), Oil City, PA, (www.thederrick.com), 14 Nov 2006. Hereinafter cited as The Derrick.

Vida Rose Persing1

b. 28 January 1917, d. 13 March 1995
FatherPeter Peora Persing1 b. 30 Aug 1891, d. 23 Jan 1982
MotherFlossie May Fink1 b. 26 Dec 1891, d. 20 Mar 1924
     Vida Rose Persing was born on 28 January 1917 in Pennsylvania.2 She was the daughter of Peter Peora Persing and Flossie May Fink.1 She married Leo Butcher.3 She died on 13 March 1995 in Akron, Summit County, Pennsylvania, at age 78.2

Family

Leo Butcher

Citations

  1. [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.
  2. [S1313] Ohio Death Certificate, online familysearch.org, Vida R. Butcher.
  3. [S962] "Obituary of Gifford M. Persing," The Derrick (online), Oil City, PA, (www.thederrick.com), 14 Nov 2006. Hereinafter cited as The Derrick.

Maxine Freda Persing1,2

b. 13 May 1921, d. 15 February 2010
FatherPeter Peora Persing1 b. 30 Aug 1891, d. 23 Jan 1982
MotherFlossie May Fink1 b. 26 Dec 1891, d. 20 Mar 1924
     Maxine Freda Persing was born on 13 May 1921 in Ravenna, Portage County, Ohio.3 She was the daughter of Peter Peora Persing and Flossie May Fink.1 She married James M. Vasill.3 She died on 15 February 2010 in Woodsfield, Monroe County, Ohio, at age 88.3 She was buried in Grandview Memorial Park, Ravenna.3

Citations

  1. [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.
  2. [S1474] Mary Sanford, Karen Golden Rodgers Betty Lou Renner, "Peter Peora Persing Family Group Sheet", 20 July 1989. Received in email from Don Boyle on 24 July 2014, entitled "Persing lineage."
  3. [S973] United States Obituary Collection [database on-line]. Record Pub (Stow, OH), 19 Feb 2010, Obituary of Maxine F. Vasil, viewed at Ancestry (www.ancestry.com).

Rexford Milton Persing1,2

b. 1 October 1923, d. 1 April 2006
FatherPeter Peora Persing1 b. 30 Aug 1891, d. 23 Jan 1982
MotherFlossie May Fink3 b. 26 Dec 1891, d. 20 Mar 1924
     Rexford Milton Persing was born on 1 October 1923 in Ravenna, Portage County, Ohio.4 He was the son of Peter Peora Persing and Flossie May Fink.1,3 He married Mary Elizabeth Pritchard, daughter of Orrin Nelson Pritchard and Dorothy Elizabeth Snyder, on 30 August 1947 in the Lamey Church, Oakland Township, Venango County.5 He died on 1 April 2006 at age 82.6 He was buried in Lamey Cemetery, Oakland Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania.6
     Rexford Milton Persing served in the U.S. Army during World War II.4 30 August 1997 Rexford Milton Persing and Mary Elizabeth Pritchard celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. They had eight grandchildren and one great grandchild.5 He retired from Pennzoil.5 He was living in Cooperstown, Jackson Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania, in 2003.4 According to the obituary, Rexford Milton Persing was survived by eight grandchildren, D.J. Persing and his wife, Melissa, of Franklin, Jeffrey Alan Persing of Oil City, Lisa Renee Brady and her husband, Michael, of Franklin, Leigh-Anne Williams and her husband, Matthew, of Franklin, Rebecca Elizabeth Moss and her husband, Heath, of Erie, Kiley Rae Fratus and her husband, Neil, of Dempseytown, Shawna Marie Leighty and her husband, Brad, of Washington, and Lindsey Marie Heffernan of Franklin. Also surviving were 13 great-grandchildren, Zachary David, Ty Joseph, Clare Marie, Devin Michael, Keaira Ann, Gracie Michelle, Brayden Paul, Caitlyn Nicole, Elizabeth Jane, Madolyn Elizabeth, Nathaniel Thomas, Hudson Rexford and Holland Reid.6

Family

Mary Elizabeth Pritchard b. 31 May 1926, d. 18 Feb 2010
Children

Citations

  1. [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.
  2. [S1474] Mary Sanford, Karen Golden Rodgers Betty Lou Renner, "Peter Peora Persing Family Group Sheet", 20 July 1989. Received in email from Don Boyle on 24 July 2014, entitled "Persing lineage."
  3. [S962] "Obituary of Gifford M. Persing," The Derrick (online), Oil City, PA, (www.thederrick.com), 14 Nov 2006. Hereinafter cited as The Derrick.
  4. [S962] "Persing Brother's 80th Birthday," The Derrick (online), Oil City, PA, (www.thederrick.com), 24 Sep 2003. Hereinafter cited as The Derrick.
  5. [S8] Anniversary announcement for Mary and Rexford Persing, The Oil City Derrick, Oil City, PA, Aug. 1997, Oil City Library, Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as The Derrick.
  6. [S962] "Obituary of Mary Elizabeth Pritchard Persing," The Derrick (online), Oil City, PA, (www.thederrick.com), 20 Feb 2010. Hereinafter cited as The Derrick.

Gifford Merton Persing1,2

b. 1 October 1923, d. 5 November 2006
FatherPeter Peora Persing1 b. 30 Aug 1891, d. 23 Jan 1982
MotherFlossie May Fink3 b. 26 Dec 1891, d. 20 Mar 1924
     Gifford Merton Persing was born on 1 October 1923 in Ravenna, Portage County, Ohio.3,4 He was the son of Peter Peora Persing and Flossie May Fink.1,3 He married Betty June Baker on 3 October 1946 in Oakland Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania.3 He died on 5 November 2006 in Winter Park, Florida, at age 83.3 He was buried in Bethel Cemetery, Oakland Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania.3
     Gifford Merton Persing served in the U.S. Army during World War II.4 He was living in Orlando, Florida, in 2003.4

Citations

  1. [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.
  2. [S1474] Mary Sanford, Karen Golden Rodgers Betty Lou Renner, "Peter Peora Persing Family Group Sheet", 20 July 1989. Received in email from Don Boyle on 24 July 2014, entitled "Persing lineage."
  3. [S962] "Obituary of Gifford M. Persing," The Derrick (online), Oil City, PA, (www.thederrick.com), 14 Nov 2006. Hereinafter cited as The Derrick.
  4. [S962] "Persing Brother's 80th Birthday," The Derrick (online), Oil City, PA, (www.thederrick.com), 24 Sep 2003. Hereinafter cited as The Derrick.

Flossie May Fink1

b. 26 December 1891, d. 20 March 1924
     Flossie May Fink was born on 26 December 1891 in Charlestown, Ohio.2 She married Peter Peora Persing, son of Sumner Butler Persing and Orpha Mereta Roberts, on 1 July 1914 in Portage County, Ohio.2 She died on 20 March 1924 in Ravenna, Portage County, Ohio, at age 32.1 She was buried in Ravenna.1

Family

Peter Peora Persing b. 30 Aug 1891, d. 23 Jan 1982
Children

Citations

  1. [S1313] Ohio Death Certificate, online familysearch.org, Flossie May Persing.
  2. [S1319] Ohio Marriages, online familysearch.org, Portage Co., Peora Persing and Flossie Fink.
  3. [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.
  4. [S962] "Obituary of Gifford M. Persing," The Derrick (online), Oil City, PA, (www.thederrick.com), 14 Nov 2006. Hereinafter cited as The Derrick.

Alyce May Haines1,2

     Alyce May Haines married Peter Peora Persing, son of Sumner Butler Persing and Orpha Mereta Roberts, on 15 July 1952.1,2

Family

Peter Peora Persing b. 30 Aug 1891, d. 23 Jan 1982

Citations

  1. [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.
  2. [S8] Obituary of Alyce May Persing, The Oil City Derrick, Oil City, PA, 19 Apr 1966, Oil City Library, Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as The Derrick.

Floda Wise1

     Floda Wise married Peter Peora Persing, son of Sumner Butler Persing and Orpha Mereta Roberts, on 6 July 1970.1,2

Family

Peter Peora Persing b. 30 Aug 1891, d. 23 Jan 1982

Citations

  1. [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.
  2. [S1474] Mary Sanford, Karen Golden Rodgers Betty Lou Renner, "Peter Peora Persing Family Group Sheet", 20 July 1989. Received in email from Don Boyle on 24 July 2014, entitled "Persing lineage."

Herbert Harrison Persing1

b. 25 March 1893, d. 7 June 1970
FatherSumner Butler Persing1 b. 24 Jan 1866, d. 13 Jan 1946
MotherOrpha Mereta Roberts1 b. 27 Apr 1872, d. 24 Jan 1967
Herbert Persing, courtesy of Don Boyle
     Herbert Harrison Persing was born on 25 March 1893 in Rockland Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania.1 He was the son of Sumner Butler Persing and Orpha Mereta Roberts.1 He married Helen Louise Coon on 4 July 1923 in Reno, Venango County.2 He died on 7 June 1970 at age 77.1 He was buried in Reno Cemetery, Reno, Venango County, Pennsylvania.1

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. [S10] Venango County (PA) Marriage License, marriage license of Herbert Persing and Helen Coon, Registrar & Recorder's Office, Courthouse, Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania.