Harry B. Stearns1

b. 2 February 1895, d. 1 March 1969
FatherWilliam R. Stearns1
MotherAlice A. Wallace1 b. 28 Dec 1873, d. 12 May 1951
ChartsDescendants of Jacob Tarr
     Harry B. Stearns was born on 2 February 1895 in Petroleum Centre, Cornplanter Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania.1,2 He was the son of William R. Stearns and Alice A. Wallace.1 He married Velma Robishaw in 1924.2 He died on 1 March 1969 in Franklin Hospital, Sugarcreek Borough, Venango County, Pennsylvania, at age 74.2 He was buried in Sunville Cemetery, Sunville, Plum Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania.2

Citations

  1. [S152] 1900 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Crawford Co., Troy Tp., William Stearns household, National Archives, (William Stearns, Apr 1867, PA/PA/NY, md10y, laborer; Alice A., Dec 1874, PA/Ire/PA, 6child/6lvg; Ollive L., Feb 1891, PA/PA/PA, dau; Ida E., Apr 1893, PA/PA/PA, dau; Harry B., Feb 1895, PA/PA/PA, son; Laurie N., Dec 1896, PA/PA/PA, dau; Clarence O., Oct 1898, PA/PA/PA, son; Charles E., Mar 1900, PA/PA/PA, son).
  2. [S8] Obituary of Harry B. Stearns, The Oil City Derrick, Oil City, PA, 3 Mar 1969, p. 2, Oil City Library, Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as The Derrick.

Clarence O. Stearns1

b. October 1898
FatherWilliam R. Stearns1
MotherAlice A. Wallace1 b. 28 Dec 1873, d. 12 May 1951
ChartsDescendants of Jacob Tarr
     Clarence O. Stearns was born in October 1898 in Pennsylvania.1 He was the son of William R. Stearns and Alice A. Wallace.1

Citations

  1. [S152] 1900 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Crawford Co., Troy Tp., William Stearns household, National Archives, (William Stearns, Apr 1867, PA/PA/NY, md10y, laborer; Alice A., Dec 1874, PA/Ire/PA, 6child/6lvg; Ollive L., Feb 1891, PA/PA/PA, dau; Ida E., Apr 1893, PA/PA/PA, dau; Harry B., Feb 1895, PA/PA/PA, son; Laurie N., Dec 1896, PA/PA/PA, dau; Clarence O., Oct 1898, PA/PA/PA, son; Charles E., Mar 1900, PA/PA/PA, son).

Laurie Naomi Stearns1

b. December 1896
FatherWilliam R. Stearns1
MotherAlice A. Wallace1 b. 28 Dec 1873, d. 12 May 1951
ChartsDescendants of Jacob Tarr
     Laurie Naomi Stearns was born in December 1896 in Pennsylvania.1 She was the daughter of William R. Stearns and Alice A. Wallace.1

Citations

  1. [S152] 1900 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Crawford Co., Troy Tp., William Stearns household, National Archives, (William Stearns, Apr 1867, PA/PA/NY, md10y, laborer; Alice A., Dec 1874, PA/Ire/PA, 6child/6lvg; Ollive L., Feb 1891, PA/PA/PA, dau; Ida E., Apr 1893, PA/PA/PA, dau; Harry B., Feb 1895, PA/PA/PA, son; Laurie N., Dec 1896, PA/PA/PA, dau; Clarence O., Oct 1898, PA/PA/PA, son; Charles E., Mar 1900, PA/PA/PA, son).

Charles E. Stearns1

b. 24 March 1900, d. 29 August 1977
FatherWilliam R. Stearns1
MotherAlice A. Wallace1 b. 28 Dec 1873, d. 12 May 1951
ChartsDescendants of Jacob Tarr
     Charles E. Stearns was born on 24 March 1900 in Neiltown, Forest County, Pennsylvania.1,2 He was the son of William R. Stearns and Alice A. Wallace.1 He married Irene Watson on 19 May 1926 in Titusville, Crawford County.2 He died on 29 August 1977 in Titusville, Crawford County, Pennsylvania, at age 77.2 He was buried in Jerusalem Corners Cemetery, Cherrytree Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania.2

Family

Irene Watson

Citations

  1. [S152] 1900 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Crawford Co., Troy Tp., William Stearns household, National Archives, (William Stearns, Apr 1867, PA/PA/NY, md10y, laborer; Alice A., Dec 1874, PA/Ire/PA, 6child/6lvg; Ollive L., Feb 1891, PA/PA/PA, dau; Ida E., Apr 1893, PA/PA/PA, dau; Harry B., Feb 1895, PA/PA/PA, son; Laurie N., Dec 1896, PA/PA/PA, dau; Clarence O., Oct 1898, PA/PA/PA, son; Charles E., Mar 1900, PA/PA/PA, son).
  2. [S272] Obituary of Charles E. Stearns, Titusville Herald, Titusville, PA, 30 Aug 1977, p. 5. Hereinafter cited as Titusville Herald.

Frank Stearns1

FatherWilliam R. Stearns1
MotherAlice A. Wallace1 b. 28 Dec 1873, d. 12 May 1951
ChartsDescendants of Jacob Tarr
     Frank Stearns is the son of William R. Stearns and Alice A. Wallace.1

Citations

  1. [S207] 1910 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Forest Co., Harmony Tp., William Stearns household, National Archives, (William Stearns, 53, PA/PA/NY, md18y, laborer, sawmill; Alice A., 35, PA/Ire/WI, 10child/8lvg; Naomi, 13, PA/PA/PA, dau; Clarence, 11, PA/PA/PA, son; Charles, 10, PA/PA/PA, son; Frank, 6, PA/PA/PA, son; Ralph, 5, PA/PA/PA, son; Alfred, 1 1/12, PA/PA/PA, son).

Ralph Stearns1

FatherWilliam R. Stearns1
MotherAlice A. Wallace1 b. 28 Dec 1873, d. 12 May 1951
ChartsDescendants of Jacob Tarr
     Ralph Stearns is the son of William R. Stearns and Alice A. Wallace.1

Citations

  1. [S207] 1910 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Forest Co., Harmony Tp., William Stearns household, National Archives, (William Stearns, 53, PA/PA/NY, md18y, laborer, sawmill; Alice A., 35, PA/Ire/WI, 10child/8lvg; Naomi, 13, PA/PA/PA, dau; Clarence, 11, PA/PA/PA, son; Charles, 10, PA/PA/PA, son; Frank, 6, PA/PA/PA, son; Ralph, 5, PA/PA/PA, son; Alfred, 1 1/12, PA/PA/PA, son).

Alfred Stearns1

FatherWilliam R. Stearns1
MotherAlice A. Wallace1 b. 28 Dec 1873, d. 12 May 1951
ChartsDescendants of Jacob Tarr
     Alfred Stearns is the son of William R. Stearns and Alice A. Wallace.1

Citations

  1. [S207] 1910 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Forest Co., Harmony Tp., William Stearns household, National Archives, (William Stearns, 53, PA/PA/NY, md18y, laborer, sawmill; Alice A., 35, PA/Ire/WI, 10child/8lvg; Naomi, 13, PA/PA/PA, dau; Clarence, 11, PA/PA/PA, son; Charles, 10, PA/PA/PA, son; Frank, 6, PA/PA/PA, son; Ralph, 5, PA/PA/PA, son; Alfred, 1 1/12, PA/PA/PA, son).

Burton W. Brown1

b. 14 January 1914, d. 5 January 1980
FatherZephania Brown1
MotherAlice A. Wallace1 b. 28 Dec 1873, d. 12 May 1951
ChartsDescendants of Jacob Tarr
     Burton W. Brown was born on 14 January 1914 in Titsuville, Crawford County, Pennsylvania.1,2 He was the son of Zephania Brown and Alice A. Wallace.1 He married Velma Robishaw on 9 December 1970 in New Castle, Lawrence County, Pennsylvania.2 He died on 5 January 1980 in Hamot Medical Center, Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania, at age 65.2 He was buried in Diamond Cemetery, Plum Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania.2

Citations

  1. [S433] 1920 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Crawford Co., Titusville, Alice Sterns household, National Archives, (Alice Sterns, 46, PA/Ire/Ire, wd; Charles, 26, PA/PA/PA, son; Berton, 6, PA/PA/PA, son; Alice, 2 3/12, PA/PA/PA, dau).
  2. [S272] Obituary of Burton W. Brown, Titusville Herald, Titusville, PA, 7 Jan 1980. Hereinafter cited as Titusville Herald.

Alice G. Brown1

b. 6 April 1917, d. 28 July 1985
FatherZephania Brown1
MotherAlice A. Wallace1 b. 28 Dec 1873, d. 12 May 1951
ChartsDescendants of Jacob Tarr
     Alice G. Brown was born on 6 April 1917 in Troy Township, Crawford County, Pennsylvania.1,2 She was the daughter of Zephania Brown and Alice A. Wallace.1 She married Gard L. Proper on 23 January 1931 in Troy Township, Crawford County, Pennsylvania.2 She died on 28 July 1985 in Titsuville, Crawford County, Pennsylvania, at age 68.2 She was buried in Troy Center Cemetery, Troy Center, Troy Township, Crawford County, Pennsylvania.2
     Alice G. Brown was known as Eva Brown.1

Family

Gard L. Proper d. 1 Feb 1971

Citations

  1. [S969] 1930 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Crawford Co., Richmond Tp., Jerome C. Crawford household, National Archives, (Jerome C. Crawford, 45, PA/PA/PA, farming, dairy farm; Alice A., 55, PA/PA/PA; Berton B. Brown, 16, PA/PA/PA, step-son; Eva B. Brown, 13, PA/PA/PA, step-dau).
  2. [S272] Obituary of Alice Proper Hollabaugh, Titusville Herald, Titusville, PA, 29 Jul 1985. Hereinafter cited as Titusville Herald.

Gard L. Proper1

d. 1 February 1971
ChartsDescendants of Jacob Tarr
     Gard L. Proper married Alice G. Brown, daughter of Zephania Brown and Alice A. Wallace, on 23 January 1931 in Troy Township, Crawford County, Pennsylvania.1 He died on 1 February 1971.1

Family

Alice G. Brown b. 6 Apr 1917, d. 28 Jul 1985

Citations

  1. [S272] Obituary of Alice Proper Hollabaugh, Titusville Herald, Titusville, PA, 29 Jul 1985. Hereinafter cited as Titusville Herald.

Velma Robishaw1

ChartsDescendants of Jacob Tarr (#1)
Descendants of Jacob Tarr (#2)
     Velma Robishaw married Harry B. Stearns, son of William R. Stearns and Alice A. Wallace, in 1924.1 She married Burton W. Brown, son of Zephania Brown and Alice A. Wallace, on 9 December 1970 in New Castle, Lawrence County, Pennsylvania.2

Family 1

Harry B. Stearns b. 2 Feb 1895, d. 1 Mar 1969

Family 2

Burton W. Brown b. 14 Jan 1914, d. 5 Jan 1980

Citations

  1. [S8] Obituary of Harry B. Stearns, The Oil City Derrick, Oil City, PA, 3 Mar 1969, p. 2, Oil City Library, Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as The Derrick.
  2. [S272] Obituary of Burton W. Brown, Titusville Herald, Titusville, PA, 7 Jan 1980. Hereinafter cited as Titusville Herald.

Irene Watson1

ChartsDescendants of Jacob Tarr
     Irene Watson married Charles E. Stearns, son of William R. Stearns and Alice A. Wallace, on 19 May 1926 in Titusville, Crawford County.1

Family

Charles E. Stearns b. 24 Mar 1900, d. 29 Aug 1977

Citations

  1. [S272] Obituary of Charles E. Stearns, Titusville Herald, Titusville, PA, 30 Aug 1977, p. 5. Hereinafter cited as Titusville Herald.

Sarah Morrison1

b. 26 November 1824, d. 30 April 1909
FatherJoseph Morrison1,2 b. c 1802, d. 21 Feb 1874
MotherAnn Beatty1,2 b. c 1802, d. bt 1860 - 1870
     Sarah Morrison was born on 26 November 1824 in Venango County, Pennsylvania.2,1,3 She was the daughter of Joseph Morrison and Ann Beatty.1,2 She married Washington Karns.1 She died on 30 April 1909 in Jackson Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania, at age 84.2 She was buried in Cooperstown Cemetery, Cooperstown, Jackson Township.2

Family

Washington Karns
Children

Citations

  1. [S1456] Warren County Intestate Docket, 1:32-33 (Estate of Joseph Morrison), Registrar & Recorder's Office, Courthouse, Warren, Pennsylvania.
  2. [S1462] Sarah Karns, Pennsylvania Death Certificate 33648 (4 May 1909), (informant: Chalmers W. Karns), viewed at Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, accessed 18 Apr 2014; original at Pennsylvania Dept. of Health, Division of Vital Records, New Castle, PA.
  3. [S152] 1900 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Jackson Tp., Joseph Karns household, National Archives, (Joseph Karns, Aug 1858, PA/PA/PA, md1y, farmer; Laura, Sep 1865, PA/PA/PA, 0child; Sarah, Nov 1824, PA/PA/PA, wd, 6child/5lvg, mother; Annie, Feb 1853, PA/PA/PA, sister).
  4. [S155] 1860 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Jackson Tp., Washn Carnes household, National Archives, (Washn Carnes, 35, PA, farmer; Sarah, 34, PA; Chalmers, 9, PA; Margaret, 8, PA; Viola, 6, PA; Joseph H., 2, PA).
  5. [S151] 1880 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Jackson Tp., Washington Karnes household, National Archives, (Washington Karnes, 56, PA/PA/PA, farmer; Sary, 56, PA/PA/PA; Ella, 28, PA/PA/PA, dau, teaches school; Viola A., 26, PA/PA/PA, dau, without occ.; Joseph M., 21, PA/PA/PA, son, works on farm; Sary S., 19, PA/PA/PA, dau, without occ.; George D., 15, PA/PA/PA, son, works on farm; next household: Chalmers Karnes, 28, PA/PA/PA, farmer; Mary E., 28, PA/PA/PA, wife; no name Bower, 7/12 (Nov), PA/PA/PA, neace).

Washington Karns1

     Washington Karns married Sarah Morrison, daughter of Joseph Morrison and Ann Beatty.1

Family

Sarah Morrison b. 26 Nov 1824, d. 30 Apr 1909
Children

Citations

  1. [S1456] Warren County Intestate Docket, 1:32-33 (Estate of Joseph Morrison), Registrar & Recorder's Office, Courthouse, Warren, Pennsylvania.
  2. [S155] 1860 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Jackson Tp., Washn Carnes household, National Archives, (Washn Carnes, 35, PA, farmer; Sarah, 34, PA; Chalmers, 9, PA; Margaret, 8, PA; Viola, 6, PA; Joseph H., 2, PA).
  3. [S152] 1900 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Jackson Tp., Joseph Karns household, National Archives, (Joseph Karns, Aug 1858, PA/PA/PA, md1y, farmer; Laura, Sep 1865, PA/PA/PA, 0child; Sarah, Nov 1824, PA/PA/PA, wd, 6child/5lvg, mother; Annie, Feb 1853, PA/PA/PA, sister).
  4. [S151] 1880 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Jackson Tp., Washington Karnes household, National Archives, (Washington Karnes, 56, PA/PA/PA, farmer; Sary, 56, PA/PA/PA; Ella, 28, PA/PA/PA, dau, teaches school; Viola A., 26, PA/PA/PA, dau, without occ.; Joseph M., 21, PA/PA/PA, son, works on farm; Sary S., 19, PA/PA/PA, dau, without occ.; George D., 15, PA/PA/PA, son, works on farm; next household: Chalmers Karnes, 28, PA/PA/PA, farmer; Mary E., 28, PA/PA/PA, wife; no name Bower, 7/12 (Nov), PA/PA/PA, neace).

Chalmers W. Karns1

b. 30 January 1852, d. 28 January 1934
FatherWashington Karns1
MotherSarah Morrison1 b. 26 Nov 1824, d. 30 Apr 1909
     Chalmers W. Karns was born on 30 January 1852 in Venango County, Pennsylvania.1,2 He was the son of Washington Karns and Sarah Morrison.1 He married Mary E. Bowers circa 1880.3,4 He died on 28 January 1934 in Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania, at age 81.1 He was buried in Franklin Cemetery, Sugarcreek Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania.1
     Chalmers W. Karns and Mary E. Bowers raised Mary's niece Gertrude Bowers.5,4 He was a carpenter in Jackson Township and Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania.4,6

Family

Mary E. Bowers b. Mar 1851
Child

Citations

  1. [S155] 1860 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Jackson Tp., Washn Carnes household, National Archives, (Washn Carnes, 35, PA, farmer; Sarah, 34, PA; Chalmers, 9, PA; Margaret, 8, PA; Viola, 6, PA; Joseph H., 2, PA).
  2. [S8] Obituary of Chalmers W. Karns, The Oil City Derrick, Oil City, PA, 29 Jan 1934, p. 9, Oil City Library, Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as The Derrick.
  3. [S151] 1880 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Jackson Tp., Washington Karnes household, National Archives, (Washington Karnes, 56, PA/PA/PA, farmer; Sary, 56, PA/PA/PA; Ella, 28, PA/PA/PA, dau, teaches school; Viola A., 26, PA/PA/PA, dau, without occ.; Joseph M., 21, PA/PA/PA, son, works on farm; Sary S., 19, PA/PA/PA, dau, without occ.; George D., 15, PA/PA/PA, son, works on farm; next household: Chalmers Karnes, 28, PA/PA/PA, farmer; Mary E., 28, PA/PA/PA, wife; no name Bower, 7/12 (Nov), PA/PA/PA, neace).
  4. [S152] 1900 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Jackson Tp., Chalmers Karns household, National Archives, (Chalmers Karns, Aug 1850, PA/PA/PA, md20y, house carpenter; Mary E., Mar 1851, PA/PA/PA, wife, 1child/1lvg; Gertude, Mar 1879, PA/PA/PA, dau).
  5. [S151] 1880 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Jackson Tp., Chalmers Karnes household, National Archives, (Chalmers Karnes, 28, PA/PA/PA, farmer; Mary E., 28, PA/PA/PA, wife; no name Bower, 7/12 (Nov), PA/PA/PA, neace).
  6. [S207] 1910 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Franklin, Chalmers W. Karns household, National Archives, (Chalmers W. Karns, 59, PA/PA/PA, md33y, carpenter, odd jobs; Mary E., 59, PA/PA/PA, wife, 0child/0lvg).

Mary E. Bowers1

b. March 1851
     Mary E. Bowers was born in March 1851 in Pennsylvania.2 She married Chalmers W. Karns, son of Washington Karns and Sarah Morrison, circa 1880.1,2
     Mary E. Bowers and Chalmers W. Karns raised Mary's niece Gertrude Bowers.3,2

Family

Chalmers W. Karns b. 30 Jan 1852, d. 28 Jan 1934
Child

Citations

  1. [S151] 1880 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Jackson Tp., Washington Karnes household, National Archives, (Washington Karnes, 56, PA/PA/PA, farmer; Sary, 56, PA/PA/PA; Ella, 28, PA/PA/PA, dau, teaches school; Viola A., 26, PA/PA/PA, dau, without occ.; Joseph M., 21, PA/PA/PA, son, works on farm; Sary S., 19, PA/PA/PA, dau, without occ.; George D., 15, PA/PA/PA, son, works on farm; next household: Chalmers Karnes, 28, PA/PA/PA, farmer; Mary E., 28, PA/PA/PA, wife; no name Bower, 7/12 (Nov), PA/PA/PA, neace).
  2. [S152] 1900 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Jackson Tp., Chalmers Karns household, National Archives, (Chalmers Karns, Aug 1850, PA/PA/PA, md20y, house carpenter; Mary E., Mar 1851, PA/PA/PA, wife, 1child/1lvg; Gertude, Mar 1879, PA/PA/PA, dau).
  3. [S151] 1880 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Jackson Tp., Chalmers Karnes household, National Archives, (Chalmers Karnes, 28, PA/PA/PA, farmer; Mary E., 28, PA/PA/PA, wife; no name Bower, 7/12 (Nov), PA/PA/PA, neace).

Gertrude (Bowers) Karns1

b. March 1879
FatherChalmers W. Karns1 b. 30 Jan 1852, d. 28 Jan 1934
MotherMary E. Bowers1 b. Mar 1851
     Gertrude (Bowers) Karns was born in March 1879 in Pennsylvania.1 She was the daughter of Chalmers W. Karns and Mary E. Bowers.1 She married Albert O. Law on 1 November 1905 in Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania.2
     Gertrude was raised by her uncle and aunt Chalmers and Mary Karns.3,1

Citations

  1. [S152] 1900 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Jackson Tp., Chalmers Karns household, National Archives, (Chalmers Karns, Aug 1850, PA/PA/PA, md20y, house carpenter; Mary E., Mar 1851, PA/PA/PA, wife, 1child/1lvg; Gertude, Mar 1879, PA/PA/PA, dau).
  2. [S10] Venango County (PA) Marriage License, Gertrude B. Karns and Albert O. Law, Registrar & Recorder's Office, Courthouse, Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania.
  3. [S151] 1880 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Jackson Tp., Chalmers Karnes household, National Archives, (Chalmers Karnes, 28, PA/PA/PA, farmer; Mary E., 28, PA/PA/PA, wife; no name Bower, 7/12 (Nov), PA/PA/PA, neace).

Albert O. Law1

     Albert O. Law married Gertrude (Bowers) Karns, daughter of Chalmers W. Karns and Mary E. Bowers, on 1 November 1905 in Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania.1

Family

Gertrude (Bowers) Karns b. Mar 1879

Citations

  1. [S10] Venango County (PA) Marriage License, Gertrude B. Karns and Albert O. Law, Registrar & Recorder's Office, Courthouse, Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania.

Ella Margaret Karns1,2

b. circa 1852, d. 10 September 1930
FatherWashington Karns1
MotherSarah Morrison1 b. 26 Nov 1824, d. 30 Apr 1909
     Ella Margaret Karns was born circa 1852 in Venango County, Pennsylvania.1 She was the daughter of Washington Karns and Sarah Morrison.1 She married John Wilson Slonaker on 24 December 1889 in Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania.3 She died on 10 September 1930 in Rochester, Olmsted, Minnesota.4
     Ella Margaret Karns was a school teacher prior to her marriage.2

Citations

  1. [S155] 1860 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Jackson Tp., Washn Carnes household, National Archives, (Washn Carnes, 35, PA, farmer; Sarah, 34, PA; Chalmers, 9, PA; Margaret, 8, PA; Viola, 6, PA; Joseph H., 2, PA).
  2. [S151] 1880 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Jackson Tp., Washington Karnes household, National Archives, (Washington Karnes, 56, PA/PA/PA, farmer; Sary, 56, PA/PA/PA; Ella, 28, PA/PA/PA, dau, teaches school; Viola A., 26, PA/PA/PA, dau, without occ.; Joseph M., 21, PA/PA/PA, son, works on farm; Sary S., 19, PA/PA/PA, dau, without occ.; George D., 15, PA/PA/PA, son, works on farm; next household: Chalmers Karnes, 28, PA/PA/PA, farmer; Mary E., 28, PA/PA/PA, wife; no name Bower, 7/12 (Nov), PA/PA/PA, neace).
  3. [S10] Venango County (PA) Marriage License, Ella Karns and John Wilson Slonaker, Registrar & Recorder's Office, Courthouse, Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania.
  4. [S1273] "Minnesota, Deaths and Burials, 1835-1990," index, Mrs Ella K. Slonaker, viewed at FamilySearch (familysearch.org), (parents Washington Karns and Sarah Morrison).

John Wilson Slonaker1

     John Wilson Slonaker married Ella Margaret Karns, daughter of Washington Karns and Sarah Morrison, on 24 December 1889 in Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania.1

Family

Ella Margaret Karns b. c 1852, d. 10 Sep 1930

Citations

  1. [S10] Venango County (PA) Marriage License, Ella Karns and John Wilson Slonaker, Registrar & Recorder's Office, Courthouse, Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania.

Anna Viola Karns1

b. February 1853, d. 2 November 1925
FatherWashington Karns1
MotherSarah Morrison1 b. 26 Nov 1824, d. 30 Apr 1909
     Anna Viola Karns was born in February 1853 in Jackson Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania.1,2 She was the daughter of Washington Karns and Sarah Morrison.1 She was unmarried.2 She died on 2 November 1925 in Jackson Township at age 72.2

Citations

  1. [S152] 1900 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Jackson Tp., Joseph Karns household, National Archives, (Joseph Karns, Aug 1858, PA/PA/PA, md1y, farmer; Laura, Sep 1865, PA/PA/PA, 0child; Sarah, Nov 1824, PA/PA/PA, wd, 6child/5lvg, mother; Annie, Feb 1853, PA/PA/PA, sister).
  2. [S8] Obituary of Miss Anna Viola Karns, The Oil City Derrick, Oil City, PA, 3 Nov 1925, p. 11, Oil City Library, Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as The Derrick.

Joseph M. Karns1

b. August 1858
FatherWashington Karns1
MotherSarah Morrison1 b. 26 Nov 1824, d. 30 Apr 1909
     Joseph M. Karns was born in August 1858 in Venango County, Pennsylvania.1 He was the son of Washington Karns and Sarah Morrison.1 He married Laura A. Weed on 13 March 1900 in New Albany, Bradford County, Pennsylvania.2

Family

Laura A. Weed b. Sep 1865
Children

Citations

  1. [S152] 1900 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Jackson Tp., Joseph Karns household, National Archives, (Joseph Karns, Aug 1858, PA/PA/PA, md1y, farmer; Laura, Sep 1865, PA/PA/PA, 0child; Sarah, Nov 1824, PA/PA/PA, wd, 6child/5lvg, mother; Annie, Feb 1853, PA/PA/PA, sister).
  2. [S1273] Marriage License of Joseph M. Karns and Laura A. Weed, Bradford Co., PA, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950," index and images,, viewed at FamilySearch (familysearch.org).
  3. [S8] "Mrs. Lepley, Ex-Teacher, Succumbs", The Oil City Derrick, Oil City, PA, 10 May 1962, p. 13, Oil City Library, Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as The Derrick.

Laura A. Weed1

b. September 1865
     Laura A. Weed was born in September 1865 in Pennsylvania.2 She married Joseph M. Karns, son of Washington Karns and Sarah Morrison, on 13 March 1900 in New Albany, Bradford County, Pennsylvania.1

Family

Joseph M. Karns b. Aug 1858
Children

Citations

  1. [S1273] Marriage License of Joseph M. Karns and Laura A. Weed, Bradford Co., PA, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950," index and images,, viewed at FamilySearch (familysearch.org).
  2. [S152] 1900 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Jackson Tp., Joseph Karns household, National Archives, (Joseph Karns, Aug 1858, PA/PA/PA, md1y, farmer; Laura, Sep 1865, PA/PA/PA, 0child; Sarah, Nov 1824, PA/PA/PA, wd, 6child/5lvg, mother; Annie, Feb 1853, PA/PA/PA, sister).
  3. [S8] "Mrs. Lepley, Ex-Teacher, Succumbs", The Oil City Derrick, Oil City, PA, 10 May 1962, p. 13, Oil City Library, Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as The Derrick.

Jennie Karns1

b. 21 December 1901, d. 9 May 1962
FatherJoseph M. Karns1 b. Aug 1858
MotherLaura A. Weed1 b. Sep 1865
     Jennie Karns was born on 21 December 1901 in Cooperstown, Jackson Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania.1 She was the daughter of Joseph M. Karns and Laura A. Weed.1 She married Robert Lepley in November 1954 in Oil City, Venango County.1 She died on 9 May 1962 in Franklin Hospital, Sugarcreek Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania, at age 60.1 She was buried in Cooperstown Cemetery, Cooperstown, Jackson Township.1
     Jennie Lepley had no children.1

Citations

  1. [S8] "Mrs. Lepley, Ex-Teacher, Succumbs", The Oil City Derrick, Oil City, PA, 10 May 1962, p. 13, Oil City Library, Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as The Derrick.

Robert Lepley1

     Robert Lepley married Jennie Karns, daughter of Joseph M. Karns and Laura A. Weed, in November 1954 in Oil City, Venango County.1

Family

Jennie Karns b. 21 Dec 1901, d. 9 May 1962

Citations

  1. [S8] "Mrs. Lepley, Ex-Teacher, Succumbs", The Oil City Derrick, Oil City, PA, 10 May 1962, p. 13, Oil City Library, Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as The Derrick.

Clyde W. Karns1

b. 25 April 1903, d. April 1979
FatherJoseph M. Karns1 b. Aug 1858
MotherLaura A. Weed1 b. Sep 1865
     Clyde W. Karns was born on 25 April 1903 in Pennsylvania.2 He was the son of Joseph M. Karns and Laura A. Weed.1 He married Gladyce Burchfield.3 He and Gladyce Burchfield were divorced.4 He died in April 1979 in Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania.2

Citations

  1. [S8] "Mrs. Lepley, Ex-Teacher, Succumbs", The Oil City Derrick, Oil City, PA, 10 May 1962, p. 13, Oil City Library, Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as The Derrick.
  2. [S114] Clyde Karns, Social Security Death Index, Master File, www.ancestry.com (Orem, UT: Ancestry, Inc., 1999). Hereinafter cited as SSDI.
  3. [S8] "Mrs. Forbes of Titusville Dies at 42", The Oil City Derrick, Oil City, PA, 25 Mar 1968, p. 18, Oil City Library, Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as The Derrick.
  4. [S1348] 1940 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Cornplanter Tp., Fred G. Miller household, National Archives, (Fred G. Miller, 38, PA, laborer, petroleum refinery; Gertrude, 50, PA, wife; Richard Burchfield, 33, PA, div, step-son; Gladyce Karns, 33, PA, div, step-dau; Dorothy M. Karns, 14, PA/PA/PA, granddau; Ray L. Karns, 12, PA/PA/PA, grandson; Donald E. Karns, 11, PA/PA/PA, grandson; Patty J. Karns, 9, PA, granddau).
  5. [S969] 1930 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Cornplanter Tp., Hasson Heights, Clyde W. Karns household, National Archives, (Clyde W. Karns, 25, PA/PA/PA, laborer, oil refinery; Gladyce K., 23, PA/PA/PA; Dorothy M., 4 3/12, PA/PA/PA, dau; Ray L., 2 10/12, PA/PA/PA, son; Donald E., 1 6/12, PA/PA/PA, son).

Gladyce Burchfield1

     Gladyce Burchfield married Clyde W. Karns, son of Joseph M. Karns and Laura A. Weed.1 She and Clyde W. Karns were divorced.2

Family

Clyde W. Karns b. 25 Apr 1903, d. Apr 1979
Children

Citations

  1. [S8] "Mrs. Forbes of Titusville Dies at 42", The Oil City Derrick, Oil City, PA, 25 Mar 1968, p. 18, Oil City Library, Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as The Derrick.
  2. [S1348] 1940 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Cornplanter Tp., Fred G. Miller household, National Archives, (Fred G. Miller, 38, PA, laborer, petroleum refinery; Gertrude, 50, PA, wife; Richard Burchfield, 33, PA, div, step-son; Gladyce Karns, 33, PA, div, step-dau; Dorothy M. Karns, 14, PA/PA/PA, granddau; Ray L. Karns, 12, PA/PA/PA, grandson; Donald E. Karns, 11, PA/PA/PA, grandson; Patty J. Karns, 9, PA, granddau).
  3. [S969] 1930 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Cornplanter Tp., Hasson Heights, Clyde W. Karns household, National Archives, (Clyde W. Karns, 25, PA/PA/PA, laborer, oil refinery; Gladyce K., 23, PA/PA/PA; Dorothy M., 4 3/12, PA/PA/PA, dau; Ray L., 2 10/12, PA/PA/PA, son; Donald E., 1 6/12, PA/PA/PA, son).

Dorothy Mae Karns1

b. 5 December 1925, d. 23 March 1968
FatherClyde W. Karns1 b. 25 Apr 1903, d. Apr 1979
MotherGladyce Burchfield1
     Dorothy Mae Karns was born on 5 December 1925 in Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania.1 She was the daughter of Clyde W. Karns and Gladyce Burchfield.1 She married Harry J. Forbes in March 1948.1 She died on 23 March 1968 in Titusville, Crawford County, Pennsylvania, at age 42.1 She was buried in Plumer Cemetery, Cornplanter Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania.1

Family

Harry J. Forbes d. 20 Feb 1965

Citations

  1. [S8] "Mrs. Forbes of Titusville Dies at 42", The Oil City Derrick, Oil City, PA, 25 Mar 1968, p. 18, Oil City Library, Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as The Derrick.

Harry J. Forbes1

d. 20 February 1965
     Harry J. Forbes married Dorothy Mae Karns, daughter of Clyde W. Karns and Gladyce Burchfield, in March 1948.1 He died on 20 February 1965.1

Family

Dorothy Mae Karns b. 5 Dec 1925, d. 23 Mar 1968

Citations

  1. [S8] "Mrs. Forbes of Titusville Dies at 42", The Oil City Derrick, Oil City, PA, 25 Mar 1968, p. 18, Oil City Library, Oil City, Venango County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as The Derrick.

Raymond L. Karns1

FatherClyde W. Karns1 b. 25 Apr 1903, d. Apr 1979
MotherGladyce Burchfield1
     Raymond L. Karns is the son of Clyde W. Karns and Gladyce Burchfield.1

Citations

  1. [S969] 1930 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania, Venango Co., Cornplanter Tp., Hasson Heights, Clyde W. Karns household, National Archives, (Clyde W. Karns, 25, PA/PA/PA, laborer, oil refinery; Gladyce K., 23, PA/PA/PA; Dorothy M., 4 3/12, PA/PA/PA, dau; Ray L., 2 10/12, PA/PA/PA, son; Donald E., 1 6/12, PA/PA/PA, son).