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Bill Daugherty (#47160704)
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Bio Photo Hi Y'all. I'm a Central Pennsylvania native living in Eastern Georgia. I'm tracking down and documenting family names including Daugherty, Sprunger, Amstutz, Updegraff (and its variations Updegrave, Uptagrafft, Updegrove, etc.). I'm also interested in family names Antes, Bixler, Bressler, Coffee, Ferree, Gillinger, Habegger, Herr, Kendig, Logan, Pennington, Rothlischberger, Williams.

I'm part of the great Pennsylvania melting pot, a descendant of Scotch-Irish, Swiss Mennonite, French Huguenots, Moravians, English, German, and Welsh ancestors. The "huddled masses yearning to breathe free."

I'm also looking for my wife's family including Devaney, Hayman, Holley, Leffler, Ricketson, Robertson, Seiter, Street, Tuemler, Williams.

I'm trying to photograph as much as possible, and create an accurate, historical record. I'll be glad to transfer non-family members. I've enjoyed getting to know my extended family members through Findagrave.

Please visit my famous relatives:

Rev Hans Herr, Jr, Swiss Mennonite Bishop, 8th Great-Grandfather. (Herr)

Marie De La Warenbuer Ferree, Founder of French Huguenot Colony, Pequea Valley, PA, in 1712, 7th Great-Grandmother. (Ferree)

LTC John Henry Antes, 4th Great-Grandfather. (Antes)

Benjamin Henry Latrobe, America's first professional architect and engineer. 1st cousin, 5 times removed. (Antes)

Daniel Dale Gerber, Mennonite missionary kidnapped in Vietnam in 1962. Civilian POW/MIA. 3rd cousin, once removed. (Amstutz)

Raymond "Rube" Bressler, Major League Baseball Player. 3rd cousin, 3 times removed. (Bressler)

Samuel Montgomery Roosevelt, American artist, portrait painter, and merchant. 4th cousin, twice removed. (Antes)

Major General John Fulton Reynolds, Union Civil War general. Killed at Gettysburg. 4th cousin, 3 times removed. (Ferree)

Henry Latrobe Roosevelt, Assistant Secretary of the Navy. 5th cousin, once removed. (Antes)

Isaac Kaufman Funk, Publisher. Founder, Funk and Wagnalls Company. 5th cousin, 4 times removed. (Herr)

Elvis Aaron Presley, Rock Singer, Actor. 10th cousin. (Bressler)

Find-A-Grave Family Members:
Wendy A. Bonham, 2nd cousin. (Daugherty)

Shelley Crabb, 2nd cousin, once removed. (Daugherty)

Debra K. Amstutz Molnar, Double 3rd cousin. (Amstutz)

Edward Updegraff, 3rd cousin. (Updegraff)

Arthur Hawkridge, 3rd cousin, once removed. (Sprunger)

Robert C. Kuberek, 3rd cousin, once removed. (Daugherty)

L. Bolen, 3rd cousin, once removed. (Daugherty)

Leslie W., 3rd cousin-in-law, twice removed. (Daugherty)

Katie P., 4th cousin. (Updegraff)

Susan Alexander, 4th cousin. (Updegraff)

ChrisB, 5th cousin, once removed. (Ferree)

Kathy, 5th cousin, once removed. (Sprunger)

Joy Malessa, 5th half-cousin, once removed. (Antes)

Christine Brown, 5th half-cousin, twice removed. (Antes)

Wendy, 6th cousin. (Updegraff)

Karen Malcolm, 7th cousin, twice removed. (Herr)

David Werner, 8th cousin, once removed. (Updegraff)

Chip Miller, 8th cousin, once removed. (Updegraff)

Michelle, 8th cousin, once removed. (Herr)

Steve Herr, 8th cousin, once removed. (Herr)

Deborah Morrison, 8th cousin, possibly 2 or 3 times removed. (Updegraff)

William Watson, 9th cousin. (Herr)

Jill M., 9th cousin. (Herr)

Diana Frick-Simons, 9th cousin. (Herr)
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Momence Graham Historic House
RE: Issac Hubert
You are welcome. I'm happy we were able to locate it for you.
Added by Momence Graham Historic H... on Jul 02, 2015 2:47 PM
Sherry Wortman
RE: Lenker Photos
You're very welcome
Added by Sherry Wortman on Jul 02, 2015 1:35 PM
Sarah Thompson
RE: Null Photos
You're welcome. I was happy to do it.
Added by Sarah Thompson on Jul 01, 2015 1:55 PM
Storres Myers
RE: John P. Anthony
Bill,

You are welcome. He is in the Sliffer family plot and I don't see any relationship to the family. I will get a photo of wife Ellen Ernhart in Cedar Hill when the weather breaks.--Storres
Added by Storres Myers on Jul 01, 2015 10:04 AM
CindyS
Eli Kirk
Thank you for seeing that. I did check the transcriptions and it showed that he was buried in Cross Creek, maybe at one time he had intentions of being buried next to his first wife Sarah but family buried him with Dolly instead. I did delete him. Take care - Cindy
Added by CindyS on Jul 01, 2015 6:31 AM
Cynthia Wenslow
RE: Margaret Curtis Photo
You are most welcome, Bill.

There was an identical-design nearby marker for a Lee Curtis, 1906-1983, marked Husband & Dad. I snapped that one, too, just in case it's someone you need.

~ Cynthia
Added by Cynthia Wenslow on Jun 30, 2015 12:47 AM
Henrietta (47274097)
RE: George Frederick Wilson Transfer
Your welcome
Added by Henrietta (47274097) on Jun 29, 2015 7:50 AM
Donita Hess
Robert Roland Evans
My name is Donita Hess and my grandfather was Charles Franklin Antes, Jr. My family does not know who my grandmother's grandfather was (not even my grandmother). Everyone is from the Tower City, PA, area. I looked on ancestry.com and found some info, but I was wondering if you might have some insight. My grandmother is Ruth Helena Evans Antes; her father is John Newton Abraham Evans, his mother was Hettie Vienna Lucas Strohecker. She gave birth to her son John in 1886; no father was identified but John was given his father's last name. While doing my search, I came across John's WWI draft registration card. For the person to contact in case of emergency, he wrote "Maggie Irene Evans" which might (I think) be his half-sister. Robert Roland Evans might be the missing link in our family. Many members of this family area buried in Muir, and my mother returned to live in Muir a few years ago. She said that there are many Evans' in the area, and she would like to know if any are family. She is in her 80s, and I would like to help her figure this out. If you have any info, I would appreciate any input that you could give us. Thanks. Donita Hess donitahess57@gmail.com
Added by Donita Hess on Jun 17, 2015 8:09 PM
ellen white
Alfred Hite
I did have the photo of Alfred Hite's stone after all, so your last photo request for this cemetery has been fulfilled! Check out Hite Burial Ground's page, because there are several new ones listed there.
Added by ellen white on Jun 14, 2015 5:57 PM
Pamela Bolinda Pate
RE: Rev Doherty Photo
You are very welcome. From looking at your ancestors, It appears some are connected with the naming of the town of Latrobe, PA. I am sure you are aware but I was fascinated to see the connection.
Added by Pamela Bolinda Pate on Jun 13, 2015 8:47 PM
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