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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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Patty
Charles Herr
Charles is on the Herr Lot. There are 2 unreadable
markers. I will try to get the identified.
Added by Patty on May 29, 2015 7:47 AM
ellen white
RE: Herrs in Kentucky
Thank you so much for that information, Bill. I will definitely look that up. Trying to figure out the Herr-Rudy families is confusing, since so many of them are named George and John! I appreciate your thoughtfulness.
Added by ellen white on May 28, 2015 7:37 AM
ellen white
Herr
Strangely enough, I am researching the Herr-Rudy houses in Louisville. I began last fall, but have picked it back up again this summer. There are 7 Herr-Rudy houses standing in Louisville, all within a couple of miles of my house. Six of the houses are on the historic register. You can type into Google: herr-rudy nps
and it will bring up a pdf of the nomination form. It contains very interesting information about the houses and the family. This is where we got Herr Lane and Rudy Lane in Louisville. One house was left off the nps nomination, but the others are there.
I have been searching for the Herr-Rudy graveyards. I finally located Herr #1 (aka Magnolia Farm Cemetery) today. It is just across the street and around the corner from the Magnolia Farm house. I fulfilled your photo requests and added extra photos. I believe that at least one more Herr cemetery is located on one of the historic properties. I am going to contact the owner to see if they will give me permission to visit. If so, I will definitely post the photos.
I am reading a book right now which has a ton of information about the Herr and Rudy families in Louisville. It is called "So Close from Home: The Legacy of Brownsboro Road" by Lynn Scholl Renau (who actually lives in one of the Herr-Rudy homes). I got it on amazon, so you may be able to find one there, if you are interested.
Added by ellen white on May 26, 2015 8:22 PM
Jenn O.
RE: McIlvaine - West Laurel HIll
Unfortunately, no. I double checked the online cemetery records and there are no dates there either.

Jenn
Added by Jenn O. on May 18, 2015 7:08 AM
Jenn O.
McIlvaine - West Laurel HIll
In addition to Abraham and Elizabeth, I also photographed and uploaded photos (if they were missing) for the rest of the plot: Alexander McIlvaine, Katherine McIlvaine Rudderow, Henry McIlvaine, and Fannie McIlvaine.
Added by Jenn O. on May 17, 2015 1:38 PM
George Seitz
Edgar Herr
The other entry had been deleted. It was not present when I made mine. It later was restored. Thank you for your interest.
Added by George Seitz on May 17, 2015 9:35 AM
Edna
RE: Titzel Photos
You're welcome!
Added by Edna on May 16, 2015 6:48 PM
Mary and Charlie Burrow
RE: UPDEGRAFF IN PITTSBURGH
Thanks for the response. He’s been on my mind a lot, seems he fell from grace before he died at the age of 42. His marker only says “Soldier”.

Don’t want to put any more in a public message!

Mary
Added by Mary and Charlie Burrow on May 10, 2015 12:42 PM
Mary and Charlie Burrow
UPDEGRAFF IN PITTSBURGH
Hello again. It’s been a while! Currently working on a civil war veteran named Myers Updegraff at Chartiers Cemetery, and wondered if you have any info for him.

Mary
Added by Mary and Charlie Burrow on May 09, 2015 2:24 PM
Deborah L Davis
Dunkerly
Hi Bill,

I see you have the marker for Harold and Rebecca Dunkerly. Do you know anything about them and who they are related to?

My grandmother is a Dunkerly and I am in the thick of things, but can't find the above.

thanks,
Debbie Davis
Added by Deborah L Davis on May 02, 2015 10:24 AM
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