Niagara County

Queries Jan 1996 to Mar 2000 - I-M

These queries were posted from Jan 1996 to Mar 2000 on this site. As they are so old, the original email links to these researchers have been removed, though snail mail information remains.


I am looking for any information on my great grandparents. Their names are, Peter Penfold and Sarah Jane ISLES. Peter Penfold was born in Lewes, Suffolk, England on Oct 24 1846 and moved to Lockport, Niagara County, New York about 1860. He met Sarah Jane Isles, born Aug. 21, 1847 in Lockport, NY. They married in Lockport in 1862. They moved to Michigan somewhere between 1862 and 1871. They had two children born in Lockport. They were; Mary Elizabeth Penfold, born 1863 in Lockport and Jemima Penfold, born 1866 in Lockport. The information that I have been told was that Sarah Jane Isles was an orphan and may have been adopted by a family with the last name of Isles. I have no other information to support this theory. If you can help me, please e-mail me at,, or respond to this message. Thanks - Jan 2000 - sent in by: Elwood J. Davis Jr, 101 Winding Way Apt. F, Battle Creek MI 49014

ISLES, Sarah J

I am looking for information on Sarah Jane ISLES who was born in Lockport August 21, 1847. She married Peter Penfold in the 1860's. Then moved to Michigan. She lived with John and Jemima Emmingham when she was 12 so she may have been orphaned - Jan 2000 - sent in by: Cheryl Roe


Researching the family of Patrick Joseph JACKLIN and Margaret Isabel (GRIMSHAW) JACKLIN. Moved there from New York City. Four children were born in Niagara Falls: Mairoce Joseph JACKLIN, 10 Feb 1903 - Elmer George JACKLIN, 12 May 1906 - Earl Frank JACKLIN 2 Nov 1911 - Margaret Verna JACKLIN 8 Mar 1913. - Oct 1999 - sent in by: Katharine T Barnes, 21650 Temescal Cyn Rd. # 5, Corona CA 92883-7301


I am looking for the mother of my great grandfather, James GREEN. James was born James JACKSON in October of 1878. He had a cousin John JACKSON, who would have been born after 1915 and died sometime ago. John JACKSON had a son, John JACKSON who died in the 1960s. James JACKSON was born in the Town of Royalton, Niagara County, NY and lived in Wynham Lawn Children's Home for awhile. He moved in with a GREEN family, while in his teens. (Mon May 19 1997) - sent in by: Lisa Richardson


Orson JACOBS (1810-1868), son of Aden and Clarissa JACOBS, Marroed Mary NORTH (1814-1874), daughter of Guy and Catharine NORTH on 23 JUN 1834 in Wilson, New York. Orson had siblings: Mary Lennet, Eunice, Hazon, Chris, Asenath, Alexander, Aden, Lurena and Luch, All born between 1811 and 1822. Mary had siblings: Czar Peter, Lot V., Lucinda and Franklin. The NORTH family lived in Cambria. Orson and Mary moved onto Michigan, CA 1842. Any help with the JACOBS-NORTH Families greatly appreciated - Mon. April 20, 1998. - sent in by: Lou Jacobs, 208 Riley Street, Lansing, MI 48910


I am looking for information on a JOHNSTON-JOHNSON family that lived in Niagara and Orleans Counties in New York. I need to know the parents and siblings of Rev. John JOHNSTON, he was born 1816 either in Orange or Orleans County NY, (possibly Ireland). He married about 1836 widow, Mehitable (BAILEY) HESS. They had: Henry Norton, Alan Steel, Dorman Steel, Willis and Frank JOHNSTON. John later married Mary Jane GANTT about 1875, they had Nellie (JOHNSTON) GOTHARD, & Mary Abbie (JOHNSTON)-DAVIS. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thank you, Jim BURNS (Sun Sep 7 1997) - sent in by: James L. Burns, Box 420, Curtis MI 49820

JONES, Danforth

I am seeking information on the JONES family who resided in Niagara County, Pendleton Township, New York in 1840. Danforth JONES was listed in the 1840 NY Census (p199). Any information would be greatly appreciated. (Sun Nov 2 1997 - sent in by: Ardis McDonald, 28005 West 9 Mile Road, Farmington Hills, MI 48336

JONES, Hazel Pearl

Hazel Pearl JONES married to Frederick? ATKINSON who migrated to Niagara County from Canada (believed to be Ontario). They had 10 children. Hazel died in the mid 1970's and is believed to be buried in the St. Mary's cemetery. Frederick returned to Canada in the 1950's. I am the granddaughter of the above and can obtain no information from their living relatives. Any information would be appreciated (May 26, 1997). - sent in by: Vicki L. Feyrer, 1060 Como Park Blvd., Depew, NY 14043


Seeking information on Adelia JOY - Born Niagara County, N.Y. 1820- Mother Anna born Mass. Father unknown. Adelia Joy married Lorenzo Case - 1842 - Jefferson County, N.Y. Died 1898 - June 1999. - sent in by: Dorothy Case Beasley


Looking for date of birth and family information on Alfred JOYCE, died July 22, 1824, placed on Niagara County Pension Roll March 24, 1819. Commencement of pension is April 13, 1818. Service Massachusetts line- Tues. Apr. 7, 1998. - sent in by: Grace Alexander-Bliss Smith

JUDD, Arthur

Seeking information on Arthur JUDD of Niagara Falls and ?Youngstown for an English friend. Living with wife, Norah, and daughter, Dale Margaret, or Margaret Dale at 2317 - 13th Street, Niagara Falls, NY, USA in Jun 1932. May have moved with daughter to Youngstown, NY after wife's death. Wife, Norah, born in England and died June 1932 in Niagara Falls. Daughter, Dale Margaret, born October 2, 1929 at Niagara Falls. Can anyone look for an obituary for Norah? What happened to Arthur and daughter?? Any replies are most much appreciated. Thank you. Tue Sep 16 1997 - sent in by: Mary Trace, 1024 Motherwell Road N.E., Calgary, Alberta, CANADA T2E 6E7

JUDD, Susan

I am searching for information about Susan JUDD (maiden name unknown) born about 1815. At the time of the 1850 census she was married to Sebastian Burner (Berner). She had a son born abt 1835 from her previous marriage. Residence at the time of the 1850 census was in Lockport, Niagra Co. Thanks for any help - Wed., Aug. 19, 1998! - sent in by: Sandy


I am looking for any information about my great grandfather, Francis B. KAIN, born in the Town of Royalton on 3 Oct 1853. His father was Elias Petrus Kain, who I believe was a wagonmaker in Royalton. Any information about the family would be greatly appreciated - Jan 2000 - sent in by: Stan G. Kain


Searching for KALOTA descendants of Jozef or Jan Kalota who emigrated from Poland to North Tonawanda, NY in eatly 1900s - Fri., July 3, 1998. - sent in by: Carl Kalota


Matthew and Ignacy KAPELKA came to Niagara Falls in the early 1900's. Matthew was married to Joanna PACZINSKA and had many children. Ignacy married Anna PODLEWSKA and had five children. Are there others looking into the family tree? - Sept 1999 - sent in by: Teena Hintz, 456 Lisa Drive, West Mifflin, PA 15122


Looking for information on John KELLER, son of Johannes and Lydia (Larroway) who married Abigail KELLER, daughter of Jacob KELLER who moved with their family from Kingston, Ontario, Canada area to Lewiston, Niagara County, NY area before 1850. Known children were Peter who married Mary Melissa Harvey, James, John, Susan, and Hannah. I have info on Johannes Keller but not Jacob Keller. Thanks, Jim - Jan. 1999 - sent in by: Jim Keller


I am looking for decendants or any information regarding James and Jane Kendrick who lived in Lockport 1854 to 1862. Three children born in Lockport, Wm. James b 1855, Josiah b 1858 and Rebecca Jane b 1861. Later moved to Ontario Canada - April 1999 - sent in by: Karen Woodworth, 2580 Kaslo Street, Vancouver, B.C. Canada V5M 4L4


In search of Asahel Kent, born 1800? husband of Permilly Winchell, b. 1800 ?. Lived vicinity of Hartland, N.Y. until 1830 - Mon., July 27, 1998. - sent in by: Tim Shannon, 1239 Kipke, Ann Arbor, Mi. 48109-1010


Looking for KIPFINGER/KEPFINGER/KOEPFINGER family who we believe to be in Pendleton, Niagara County. Jacob born circa 1870, his father Michael born (we think in Niagara) circa 1840. Michael's father was John who was born in Germany and came to New York circa 1832. The name of the Good Shepherd Cemetery was mentioned in some family notes. Can you help us? - March 2000 - sent in by: P.Ross


Would like to know more about the town of Wheatfield. I believe William KLEE settled here between 1843 and 1850. (Sun Nov 16 1997) - sent in by: Dan Klee


Looking for any information or descendants of STEPHEN KNAPP born Oct. 9, 1777 and who died in Porter, Niagara Co. NY on January 20, 1865 (buried Tower Cem. in Porter). He married about 1805 to CATHERINE RIPSON (1789-1870), daughter of William and Catherine (Tice) Ripson, also of Porter. KNAPP appears in Niagara Co. prior to the 1820 census (land deed dates from 1818 for him). I have a listing of his children as follows: John; Wm. R.; Cassandra; Falitha; Mary Louisa: Elsie Catherine; Margaret; and Henry S. Knapp. All children born between 1806 and 1828. - Oct 1999 - sent in by: Charles P. Phillips, P. O. Box 6022, Yuma, Arizona 85366-6022


Searching for family of Benjamin KNOWLES. The 1860 census placed the family in Somerset, Niagara County, New York. Benjamin (1807 CT) and his wife Alice PHILO/PHILLEO (1811 CT) had four boys. Robason/Wells (names hard to read)(1835), William (1837), Weston (1842) and Albert (1852) all born in New York, probably Genesse or Niagara Counties. Prior to Civil War, Benjamin had relocated the family to Michigan. Any assistance with these two families appreciated. - Sun Jan 25, 1998 - sent in by: Nancy Phillips


Looking for information on KOCIK family, who emigrated to Niagara Falls area around 1900. Andrew was married to Rosalia Bigosinski. Son, Frank, worked at Oneida Ltd. plant as young boy. He later moved to Central, NY. I believe the rest of the family ultimately moved to Buffalo - May 1999. - sent in by: John Schmutz


Jacob Conrad KOHL married Anna Katharina BECK somewhere around this area 1838. The BECK and KOHL families wereLutheran from Wurttemburg. Any help would be greatly appreciated. (05/Feb/1997) - sent in by: Jim Kohl, 163 Aaron Way, Marina CA 93933


I am looking for any information on Lavina Staley Fisher or her daughter who married Peter KRUPP, Ellen is buried in Corwin Cemetery, Newfane, NY - Jan 1998. - sent in by: Marylou Hudson Mirabito, 1407 Windermere Drive, Columbia, TN 38401


The KUBIC family, Niagra County, New York, 1940-1972. I would appreciate your information. (Tue Nov 4 1997) - sent in by: Guy Kubic


My grandfather, Harry LAFLER, was born in Cambria, New York on February 2, 1873 in Cambria, New York. His mother was Helen Parker, also born in Cambria on July 19, 1840. I would appreciate any information on her and her parents - March 2000 - sent in by: Richard L. Hill, 16300 Willowcrest Way, Ft. Myers, FL 33908


Peter LAFLER/LAFFLER was born in New Jersey, recorded land in Newfane, NY in 1830. He died Newfane 1867. Need more information about him and his family. I'm interested in connecting with anyone doing research on those names - Sun., Oct. 4, 1998. - sent in by: Annie Lloyd, 4635 Stoner Ave. #4, Culver City, CA 90230-5773


Elizabeth D'LaMATTER married Newman Austin of Porter, NY in 1831. Looking for records confirming that her parents were: Issac D'LaMatter born 1765 in Dutchess County, NY , and Cornelial Smith born 1768 in Coxsackie, Queen Cty, New York - Dec 1999 - sent in by: Mark Austin Byrd, 13309 Peyton Drive, Dallas, TX 75240


Seeking information on descendants/ascendants of Jacob LaPORT born 1814, and Barbara CHRISMAN LaPORT born 1825. They came from France, possibly by way of England, and settled in Niagara County. Jacob died in Pendleton, New York in 1900. Jacob and Barbara are my great-grandparents. My grandparents were Henry W. LaPORTE and Sarah Ann SHERIFF; they lived in Somerset, New York. Will share information - Wed June 18, 1997 - sent in by: Yvonne LaPorte Attwood, HC2, Box 161F, Payson, AZ 85541-9503 (Jun - Sept), 25845 South Drifter Drive, Sun Lakes, AZ 85248-6856(Oct-May)


Looking for William LAUGHLIN married to Alice MOSS. They lived in Newfane, New York around 1900. Would appreciate any help. (Tue Nov 18 1997) - sent in by: Bill Bridges, 190 Candlenut Lane, Spartanburg, SC 29316


I am looking for Benjamin T. Lee who lived in Lockport between 1840-1880, he may have been a painter. (Fri Nov 22 1997) - sent in by: Van Truan

LEE, Edmund

EDMUND LEE (1797-1870) and wife ALICE PLATT (1801-1880) settled in Lockport, Niagara County, New York in 1835 from Lancashire, England. The family prospered and became leaders of the community. Children to this couple were JAMES; JANE; ELIZABETH; EDMUND, JR.; MARY A.; JOHN; ALICE; THOMAS P.; SARAH; ELIZA; LOUISA; & ALBERT H. Am looking for any descendants of this family. Children married into the Powell, Gaskill, Judson, Blodgett, Curtis, & Jones families. EDMUND LEE family burial plot is in Orangeport Union Cemetery - March 2000 - sent in by: Charles P. Phillips, P.O. Box 6022, Yuma, Arizona 85366-6022


Albert J. LeGRO, the son of William and Lizzie LeGRO, was born April 1870 in Lockport, Niagara County, New York. He married Margaret MILLER on Oct 15, 1895 in Lockport, Niagara County, New York. Albert died in 1933/5? in Buffalo, Erie County, New York. Children: Ella; Doris, married Lloyd RANDOLPH; Albert H. married Margaret; Blanche Margaret born July 25, 1917 in Buffalo, Erie County, New York, married, first, Walter SCHAFER, second, George HERKEY Jr.; Coreen; William; and Marvin - March 2000 - sent in by: Scott Melendez, 1909 - 19th ST NW #604, Washington, DC 20009-1242


Well this is a shot in the dark but here goes! I am looking for a LEONARD family from Lewiston, New York who probably owned a hotel about 1900 to 1910 and possibly before that date. The family had a connection with other LEONARDS in Simcoe County, Ontario. I do not have access to the census for 1900 or 1910 as I live in a small community in Canada nor to a business directory of the time. I would appreciate receiving a note from any LEONARD reseacher who might know of the family. Thanks for your assistance - Fri. April 10, 1998. - sent in by: Dan Woodrow


Would appreciate any information on James H. & Mary LEONARD who lived in Newfane, Niagara County, New York and were censused in 1850 along with the following children: Rosanah 19, Mariah 13 and John V. 11. Another daughter, Amy Anna 20, and her husband John H. Lewis 23 and their child Rebecca 1 also lived in the same home. The census information states that James and Mary (unk maiden name) were both born in New Jersey. This family lived in Newfane till appx. 1861 when they removed to Kansas. John H. Lewis enlisted in the 12th NY Light Artillary and later died from illness contracted while in the service of the Union. We have retrieved the Civil War records for his service and would like to find more info on his in-laws. We find no record of any of them prior to 1850 in NY and no record of them after 1860. Would anyone know anything about where they came from in New Jersey0 or is there anyone who can put us in touch with decendants of the LEONARD branch? We are grateful for any tidbit of information. Thank-you. Olivia Milton (Wed Sep 10 1997) - sent in by: Olivia Milton, 68020 Tulare Road, Montrose, CO 81401-7763


Looking for any information on John LORT born 1833 in Germany died between 1920-1925. Found him on the 1920 census in the Town of Wilson, New York. Married Christina THIELKE. They had one child, Charles W. LORT, born 1862 in Niagara County died 08 -03 1862 in Niagara County. Buried March 1944 in North Ridge Cememtery, Town of Cambria - March 2000 - sent in by: Mark R. Lort, 15818 N 52nd Street, Scottsdale, AZ 85254-1707


Looking for information on George Warren Lovell born Niagara County, Feb. 20, 1828, moved to Illinois then Montana - Jan 1999. - sent in by: Herb Dennis, 739 NE Rosewll Drive, Breerton, Wa. 98310


Jacob LUDWIG was my fourth great-grandfather. He was born in 1792 in Pennsylvania and died in 1849. Sometime after 1810, he moved to Lockport, New York. He was a school teacher and in 1836 was elected Commissioner of Common Schools of Lockport. In 1837 he was elected Collector in Lockport, New York. He married Sarah SPRANG (1797-1873) and they had at least one son, Lewis J. LUDWIG, born Feb. 1828 and died in 1908 in Michigan. Any information on this couple and their children would be greatly appreciated. Thanks! (Wed Oct 8 1997) - sent in by: Teressa Linacre, 5451 Maple Ridge Road, Haslett, MI 48840


Would like to correspond with other researchers of this Wolcottsville, Town of Royalton, Niagara County, New York family. My ancestor: Johanna MAAS(S) HOFERT, d. 1 April 1887 and buried at St. Michael's - Feb. 1999 - sent in by: J. Johnson, PO Box 35, Elizabethtown, IN 47232


I believe that my grandmother had an aunt, Nora MACINTOSH, who was married to an Angus MACINTOSH. At the time of her death in 1933, Nora and Angus were living in Niagara Falls (NY). I do not know the year of her birth and believe that her maiden name was CASEY. Perhaps Angus was an Anglican minister. I am hoping that someone may have a link to this family. I am trying to bring the Casey family to completion - March 2000 - sent in by: Sara Burkholder


Seeking information on Peter [Piotr] Madej and wife, Mary Laszczak, daughter of Peter Laszczak and wife Emilia Scieburrow. Peter and Mary were in Niagara county, NY before 1911. Known children: Edward, Casimera, Irene, and Florence. All children were born in Niagara Falls, Niagara, NY. Both Peter and Mary were born in Poland. When did they emmigrate to US? Where in Poland did they live? Were they married in US, as suspected, or in Poland? Information is for daughter, Florence Madej Duggan. All help is appreciated - Sept 1999. - sent in by: Barbara Hodges


Looking for info for descendants of Henry MAHAM, Jr. believed to have settled in Niagara Countyabt. 1834 in the Randall Road area. The original house was occupied by a ggdaughter, Mrs. WalterReese abt 1950. Any info appreciated! Thank you. (Fri Nov 22 1997) - sent in by: Teena Schroeder, 506 Country Club Road, Bridgewater, NJ 08807-2446


Benajah MALLORY (1764-1852) served in the Revolution and War of 1812 and is reported to have died in Lockport, New York. It is believed that his first wife was Abiah DAYTON. He appears in the 1830 and 1840 census of Lockport. Several other MALLORY families also lived in Niagara County during the mid-1800's. I would be pleased to hear from anyone who knows of Benajah or any of the other MALLORY families - Nov 1999 - sent in by: Vic Lubke, 7125 Brindley Circle, Madison WI 53719-2128


Looking for information on the Maloney family's living in Lockport in the 1955 census. They were listed as follows:
Dist. 4 # 85 - Thomas (26), Margaret(27), Thomas (2), Margaret (8) -
Dist 4 #87 James (55) Margaret (48), Hugh (22), James (18), Mary (16), Michael (9), Margaret (6), Patrick(3) -
Dist. 4 # 88 - Hugh (54), Mary (49), Hugh (19), James (16), and Ellen (11).
copies of census - city directories - anything possible. Also anything on the son of Thomas and Mary (or Margaret) Maloney - Hugh's birth on 11-02-1857 in Lockport - March 2000 - sent in by: Nancy Scarvelli


Thomas MALONEY (b.4/1860), married Mary Walker (b.3/1864) children: Archibald (b.10/1888),Margaret (b.9/1889), Earl (b.10/1891), Charles (b.9/1893), Leona (b.7/1896, son tom), Willaim (b.1/1898), Herbert (b.8/1900), Gerald (b.1901+?), Alberta (b.1901+?), brother Patrick (b.3/1857), married Emma(last?) (b.10/1868), children: Mary (b.2/1893). These familys attended Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Niagara Falls from at least 1887. Names married into the family include: Walker, Klock, Bolye, Smith, Rutledge - Mar 5,1997 - sent in by: Tim Maloney


I am researching my great great great grandfather, John MAPES. He was born about 1780 in Orange County, New York. He moved to Niagara County at some point. He last appeared in the 1860 census (Town of Lockport) at age 78, living with his wife, Elizabeth. Family legend states that Elizabeth's maiden name was "CARNEY". John and Elizabeth had numerous children, including my great great grandmother, Eliza MAPES. I have extensive information about Eliza's descendants. (Tue Nov 25 1997) - sent in by: Michael F. Niethe, 53 Hyde Park, Lockport, NY 14094

MARBLE, Edward C

Seeking information on family of Edward C. (35) and Mary (30) MARBLE who were living in Lockport, NY in 1850 with the following children: Edward Jr.(10), Harriet (9), Martin (7), and William W.(6?). Edward MARBLE was a weaver. Also, Valney (or Volney) MARBLE (50), male, is listed with the family. What was his relationship to Edward MARBLE? Any information on this family would be greatly appreciated. Thank you. (Mon Jan 12 1998) - sent in by: Pam Kerschner, 342 Aspen Loop, Pawleys Island, SC 29585


Luke MARBLE, 1830's-1840's Niagara County, New York. Several generations of Marbles, Daniel in Mass. Luke & Nathan in New York. A.D. & Milo Pratt, Ill. Civil War, etc. Have many details. Luke had 4 or more children. Does anyone have his wife's name? - Sept 1999. - sent in by: Carol Mc Clure


I am seeking any information on Charles MARQUART, Caroline, Frederick and Fredericke MARQUART who lived in East Porter, 1858, Charles substituted for Samuel Clark, 1864 in Civil War killed coming home at New Rochelle in train accident August 11, 1865. Would there be a Newspaper report? Caroline moved with five children to Jefferson City, MO. Caroline married Adam FRITZ, was he from Niagara county? Frederick, Fredericke and at least one son William are lost track of, did they remain in East Porter? I have seen the 1865 census of Porter and there is a Fredericke listed in 1875. There may be more as I didn't have enough time when I visited Lockport, NY. There may also be a connection with Filmore Chapel, I hope to return to do more research in Sept 1998. The name has been spelled many ways since 1880--in Missouri it has been "MARKWAY." Any help appreciated, Michael MARKWAY. (Tues Dec 30 1997) - sent in by: Michael Markway, 3569 Hiway E, Perryville MO 63775


I am attempting to find a MARTIN family that included; Peter, born 30 Oct 1772 died 9 Apr 1843-53; Susanah, born 3 Mar 1779, died 20 Jun 1850; Peter M., born 11 Apr 1790-98, died 14 Jul 1860; Zalmond B., born 8 Apr 1800, died 20 Nov 1821; Clarissa K., born 26 Jun 1802, died 27 Sep 1861; Mary, born 1804; Sally H., born 18 Dec 1808, died 28 Jun 1816; John L., born 17 Apr 1810, died 15 Sep 1885 in MN; Lucinda G., born 16 May 1815; Ephraim J., born 7 Sep 1818; From what I have learned they were all born in the State of NY. On Peter MARTIN, I am attempting to find census information listed in the 1850 Niagra County Census Index, resided in Niagra tn, page 272 of the census. Any information would be greatly appreciated. I have been chasing this family for over 20 years! - Sat. April 4, 1998. - sent in by: John Martin, 624 Mountjoy Street, Springfield, OH 45505


I am looking for the parents of Carrie Althea MATTHEWS. She was born on 6-April-1870 in Lockport. Thank you - May 1999. - sent in by: Beth Davis


I'm looking for James B. MAYNE who came over from Pelham, Ontario, Canada in December 1863 (age 18 yrs). He joined the Union Army while in Niagara County the New York 8th Heavy Artillary in Company E. I found him in the 1890 Pensioners Census. He enlisted Dec 16, 1863 at Hartland in Niagara County. James was a POW for 7 months of his military time. This man may be my ggf. What were his family ties before the Civil War in Niagara County? Where was he born? Also, I need John William MAYNE (my gf) who showed up in the 1920 census in Dunkirk, Chautauqua County with a wife and three children--one child, Roger Marshall MAYNE 1909-74, my father. Thanks for your help.(19 April 1997) - sent in by: Ronald Alan Mayne


Although John William MAYNE (my gf) was in the 1920 Chautauqua County census with his wife and three children, I have strong reason to believe that the family lived in Niagara County for a considerable amount of time. Lockport comes to mind. Their son, Roger Marshall MAYNE 1909-1974 was my father. I would be happy to share the MAYNE info that I have. John's father was James MAYNE. His mother was Rachael BARR Mayne. These two being born in Belfast, Ireland. Thank you. - sent in by: Ron Mayne


Looking for any information on Alexander McARTHUR, 1820-1909. We believe father's name to be Donald McARTHUR and mother's name to be Mary WOODWARD but this is not supported by documentation. It is believed he had a brother named Archibald. We have some information on Alexander's children but none on his father or immediate family - Jan 2000 - sent in by: Clayton McArthur


Searching for the McClelland Family of Ransomville, NY. I have some information to exchange and a lot missing. Thank you for writing me if you have this family information. - sent in by: Debbie McClellan


I am looking for information on Thomas McCLUMPHA or McClumphy. He is mentioned in the 1790 census and in the New York State Accounts of the Revolutionary War. He lived in what was Montgomery County and Niagara County. He had a son David. David went by the name of McClew or McClue. I am looking for a wife's name and other children - Jan 2000 - sent in by: Mary Gage, 7615 Julynn Rd, Colorado Springs, Co 80919


I am looking for a link to our Lafayette MCCOLLUM, born in Niagara County NY in 1847. He then came to Michigan, we believe as a young child, served in the civil war, married and died there. We believe his family to be Stewart and Elizabeth MCCOLLUM who also came to Michigan between 1850 and 1852, but are not sure - March 2000 - sent in by: Sally McCollum


Need parents of John McGAHEN, b 14 Nov 1800, Edinborough, Scotland. MMar 15 Mar 1824 Sarah Ann HERBET (HERBERT?) b. 15 Aug 1803 in Holland or Germany. John d. 4 Dec 1862 Brookfield, Eaton Co., MI. Sarah d. 17 Jul 1870, Brookfield, Eaton o., MI. Twoo oldest children William Richmond and John Nelson were b. Niagara Co., probably Lockport, ca 1825 and 1827. At John's death two grandchildren , Alice and Chas., were living in Lockport with their widowed mother Elizabeth. Need parents of John and/or any other information avaailable - March 2000 - sent in by: Florence A. Lembeck6304 Possum Ridge Rd., Crestview, FL 32539


McGrath, Elizabeth b. 15 Aug 1828 in Galway Co. Ireland. Cameto US age 14 with brother Patrick. Parents were Patrick MCGRATHand Rebecca Hines. While in Niagara Co NY met and m. Tompkins GREEN in 1854. Ireland> NY>WI in 1854. (20/Dec/1996) - sent in by: John Wm. Greene


Looking for informatoin on the McGuire family of Newfane Twp,in particular,Sarah McGuire,daughter of Daniel & Catherine McGuire. She was married to a Michael Scott,who died? by 1880 - Sept. 18, 1998. - sent in by: Michael Fromholt


Peter McGURN, born either 23 January 1840, or about January 1854. Lived his adult life in Chicago. Likely the brother of Richard McGRUN, born abt 1844-45. Born in or lived in Lockport, New York. Lived his adult life in Chicago, as a molder, that is, foundry worker. They may also have had brothes, Patrick, William and John - Tues. April 7, 1998. - sent in by: Rick McGurn


My gr-gr-grandparents, John and Jane MCKNIGHT, were living near Niagara Falls in 1828. My gr-grandfather, William P MCKNIGHT, was born a few miles from the Falls. He had a brother, named Robert. The family left the area in 1835 for Somerset County, MI. Wm P MCKNIGHT lived there 42 years before moving to MO in 1877. I would appreciate anyone's help in this matter - March 2000 - sent in by: Elnora Bowen, 1106 Westland Road, Sapulpa, OK 74066


Looking for any information about MC NALL family. The history of Royalton mentions a MC NALLS Corners. I would like any information about this settlement. There are two MC NALLs in the 1860 census in Royalton. I am tyring to find out if they have any connection to the MC NALLs from CT. Thanks - Dec 1999 - sent in by: Janet L Kral, 118 Mackay Avenue, Syracuse, NY 13219


Looking for information concerning Hugh James McNarney and his wife Ann Fairen(sp?) who livedin Lockport around 1845 (my gg-grandmother was born in Lockport 2/23/1845). Both Hugh and Annwere born around 1816 according to my father's research notes. (Sun Nov 16 1997) - sent in by: Gary L. Wagner, 1645 McGovern, Highland Park, IL 60035


Thomas McNeff (McNiff?) and Bridget McNeff (nee Sheridan) of Lockport, N.Y. Known to have been there in 1845 per baptismal certificate for Mary Ann McNeff at St. John's. Any decendants, pleae E-mail - March 2000 - sent in by: Bill McNeff, 8807 Fairlane Dr., Olmsted Falls, Ohio 44138


Looking for any information about the parents of Agnes McQUEEN, born 03 Feb. 1823 in Lockport, Niagara Co., NY d. 20 Aug. 1908 in Pilkington, Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada. Suspected parents father: James McQUEEN (Scotland?) mother: (H)Ellen McFARLANE buried in Elora Mun. Cemetery, Elora, Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada. Married David ALLAN b. 17 February 1813 Berwickshire, Scotland d. 16 Jan. 1901 in Pilkington, Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada. They were married between 1838-1841 in New York or Toronto, Canada. (17/Feb/1997) - sent in by: Pat Hamp, 8461 W. Monroe Rd., Elwell, MI 48832


Looking for information on William George McSpadden Sr. (1797-1880) and his family. Any information on when and where he came from as well as all his children's names. I know of 2 Sarah and William Jr. They lived in Lewiston, but not sure on how long they stayed - April 1999 - sent in by: Alison Vigil


Seeking any information on Alexander MEHAFFEY who married Lousia M. STAVES who was from Lockport, Niagra County, born 28 Sep 1834 daughter of Anthony and Sarah (COLES) STAVES - July 1999. - sent in by: Candy Olson


Looking for information on the MIDDLETON'S of Lockport, New York from about 1830-1865. Charles W. MIDDLETON was born in March of 1854 in Lockport and married Martha A. Norton of Greenville, Michigan on August 16, 1876 - June 1999. - sent in by: Shell


I am doing extensive research on the MIETZ family originally from Wolcottsville, Niagara County, New York. Anyone with MIETZ ties or suggestions, please contact me. (Monday, July 28, 1997 at 10:53:39) - sent in by: Sandy Mietz Allne, 118 Pilling Drive, Fonda, NY


MILLER, Caroline "Ann" born 15 January 1841-1846 Newfane, Niagara County, New York. Parents: MILLER, Thomas and Phoebe J. Siblings: Joel, Ira, Phoebe. Reportedly, moved to Pine Creek, Michigan at age 7. Looking for any information on this family - Fri. May 1, 1998. - sent in by: Ginger Elliott


I am looking for any information on Gaylord D. MILLER and Anna Elizabeth KAIN, who were reportedly married at Lockport c 1873. He was son of Walter MILLER/Polly SALISBURY. Any further information would be welcome - Dec 1999 - sent in by: Ida B. WIESE


Seeking information on family of James MITCHELL (born 1804 Ireland) and wife Julia (born 1818 NY) who were living in Pendleton, New York, at the time of the 1850 Census. Family moved to Simcoe County, Ontario, Canada before 1861. Children: Margaret, Elizabeth, Robert, James T., Julia and Isabella born between 1836 and 1851 - Jan 2000 - sent in by: Joyce Wylie


Information please on Charles and Rosina Mochel,Erie and Niagara Co., Charles b. 1815, Rosina b. 1816,Daughter Lucinda Mochel Wiedman b. 1849. (21/Dec/1996) - sent in by: Marian Turgeon


Alexander MOORE is my grandfather. He was born in 1866 in Lockport, NY. His parents were Phineas Moore and Mary Brewer. I would like any information you might have on any of these people. (Thur Oct 23 1997) - sent in by: Diane Bruce


I am looking for descendants of a Kate (Catherine) TYSON born in 1875 who married a MORAN and moved from Pennsylvania to Lockport, New York - May 1999. - sent in by: John Mason


Seek info on ancestry, siblings, descendents of Enoch S. MORE, b 1791/2 NJ d. aft 1870,veteran of the War of 1812, lived LeRoy, NY 1810/1 to 1824, moved to Royalton 1824, wife Hannah ???,moved to Hartland abt 1863, son Peter C. MORE (wife Sarah Jane ???) - March 2000 - sent in by: Marvin Moore, 6500 Palomino Way, West Linn, Or 97068


I am looking for George MORIN and Flavie Neveu. I found a George Morin on the 1840 Census index, in Niagra page 009, Niagra County. My great great grandmother Marie was their daughter. She married Jean Quatremann at St. Joseph du Corbeau on January 22, 1853 Any help you can offer, would be appreciated. Thank you - Sept 1999. - sent in by: Joan Chapman


Searching for information about Joseph MORRIS (1793-1868) or other family members in the Niagara County, New York area. Thought to be the grandfather of attorney Augustus Richard MORRIS (1864-1946) of Lockport, New York. (Monday, July 28, 1997 at 10:24:52) - sent in by: C. M. Pless, 206 Fontaine Drive, Thomsaville, GA 31792


Looking for people researching the MULLETT surname near Lockport - March 2000 - sent in by: Jim Randall


I am looking for information on John B. MYERS's family. He and his wife Florance E. AVERY had a daughter Edna Marie. Edna Marie was born in Lockport, Niagara Co.,N.Y. on August 14, 1897. If you know any information about the MYERS or AVERY families or this family, please e-mail me. I would appreciate it. Thank you, Curtis - March 1999. - sent in by: Curtis

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