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Queries - Ancestors surname beginning with C
Carnell/Carney/Oliver, Cathrina

Seek parents Cathrina CARNELL b ca 1766, Columbia Co NY m ca 1790 William OLIVER. Children: Alvina, Andrew, Gertrude, William B., Nancy, David, Julia Ann, Peter.

1998, Submitter: Karen Stephen
RR 1, Box 74, Mehoopany PA 18629-9722

Carnoian, Wilhelmenina

Seek info parents, background Wilhelmenina CARNOIAN b 1845 Ger, d 1917 Philadelphia PA. Married in Germany, husband's first name unknown. Ch: Augusta, Bertha, Ottilie, Otto; left Ger in 1885-1889.

1998, Submitter: Lori Buschmann
15 Spruce Lane, Clementon NJ 08021-4434

Carpenter/Zimmerman/Werner/Goodlin, Martin

Seek info on immigrant Martin CARPENTER who m Margaret WERNER B Ger, and was living Lancaster Co PA during 1840 census. Dau Mary Elizabeth m Ezra GOODLIN in Blair Co 1854, settled in Indiana County. Her death certificate states Martin was b in France.

1998, Submitter: William Shepherd, email
1569 Fallowfield Court, Crofton MD 21114-1457

Castleman/Dallenbach/Rinder, Anna Elizabeth

Seek info ancestors of Anna Elizabeth CASTELMAN b 19 Jul 1690 who m Jorg Martin DALLENBACH. Her parents were Johann Dietrich CASTELMAN b 13 Nov 1662 and Anna RINDER. Other info desired.

1998, Submitter: Dr. Dana Spencer, email
1580 Oilwell Road, Blacksburg VA 24060

Christler/Chrisler, Leonard/Lenhert

Seek name of ship on which Leonard/Lenhert Christler/Chrisler arrived from Rotterdam in the port of Philadelphia in 1719.

2011, Submitter: Leslie Hall, email, Phone: 540-942-5402

Christman/Babb, Jonas

Seek fraktur for Jonas CHRISTMAN b 4 Dec 1811 Alsace Twp, Berks Co. PA to Georg(e) & Maria (BABB). Possibly purchased from antique dealer, Chris Machrner, Annville PA. Would like a copy or photo of this fraktur, or to purchase it. 

1999, Submitter: Nancy McDonnell, email
800 Pine Needles Dr., Centerville OH 45458-3390

Cleves/Kleeves/Alf/Allf, John

Seek info on John CLEVES/KLEEVES (b abt 1831, Baden, Germany), imm abt 1855, marr abt 1857 Cincinnati, OH or Covington, KY to Regina ALF/ALLF. I am exploring the possibility of setting up a DNA surname project.

2004, Submitter: Marilyn Cleves Souders, email, Phone: (H) 972-733-1565, (W) 972-866-8826
1508 Anglebluff Lane, Plano TX 75093.

Clouser/Fellers, Emma

Seek info on husb/ch of Emma CLOUSER (b 1845 in Molltown, PA, d when??), mar FELLERS, maybe in Greencastle, OH bef family moved to Columbus? One son was Eddie FELLERS.

2002, Submitter: Lois Krismeyer Parker, email
3644 W. 42nd Ave., Kennewick, WA 99337

Clouser/Zweyer, Peter

Seek info on family of Peter CLOUSER & Elizabeth ZWEYER (res abt 1848-1865 in Greencastle, Fairfield Co., OH; then 1865-1906 in Columbus, OH, Farmer's Hotel Managers). They had 8 ch: Emma, Clarrissa, & Sarah Ann (b bef 1848 in Molltown, PA), Hester Ann (b 09 Feb 1851), Lucy Pauline (b 29 Dec 1854), Edgar (b 1859), John Abraham (b 25 Jul 1864), & Elsie Cornelia (b 04 Apr 1869).

2002, Submitter: Lois Krismeyer Parker, email
3644 W. 42nd Ave., Kennewick, WA 99337

Clum/Finger, Hannah

Seek info Hannah CLUM b ca 24 Feb 1810, d 10 Apr 1863, first wife of Michael FINGER(AR), lived Gallatin NY. Both bur Vedder Ch. Cem in Mount Ross NY. 1850 census lists Cathrine CLUM living with them (b ca 1830). Is Catherine a sister or niece of Hannah? Also seek info other FINGER/CLUM marriages. 

1999, Submitter: Lawrence Boddy, email
35 Sandy Hill Rd., Commack NY 11725

Clum/Finger/Fingar, Hannah

Seek info Hannah CLUM b ca 24 Feb 1810, d 10 Apr 1863, first wife of Michael FINGER. They lived Gallatin NY, both buried Vedder Ch. Cem, Mount Ross NY. 1850 census lists a Cathrine GLUM living with them (b ca 1830). Is she a sister/niece of Hannah? Also seek any info other FINGER/CLUM marriages.

2000, Submitter: Lawrence Boddy, email
35 Sandy Hill Rd., Commack NY 11725

Coddingston/Middach/Middag, Mary

Seek info, documentation Mary CODDINGTON b 25 Feb 1799 Ulster Co NY, bpt 17 Mar 1799. Parents were David CODDINGTON b 1766 and Jane/Jannet MIDDACH b before 19 May 1765.

1998, Submitter: Kathleen Kasenow
1466 Cordova Ave., Fort Myers FL 33901-5904

Conrad/Shuey, Margaret Elizabeth

Seek parents Margaret Elizabeth CONRAD b ca 1760, maybe Lancaster (now Dauphin) Co PA, D 5 Jan 1838, Montgomery Co OH. She m John Martin SHUEY of Bethel Twp, Lancaster (now Dauphin) Co PA 15 Aug 1779, in present day Lebanon Co PA.

1998, Submitter: Jeanne Felker
100 LaSalle St, 11E, New York NY 10027-4729

Cook/Koch/Horwedel/Setford/Bennett/Allison/Downs, Charles/Carl

Seek desc Charles/Carl and. Franzisca (HORWEDEL) COOK/KOCH (DOWNS). Ch born Jersey City NJ; Caroline 1866 m 1890 Vernon SETFORD. Their ch: Edna 1891; Edith 1a93 m Ira BENNETT 1917; Beatrice 1898 m Clayton ALLISON 1921. In Haverstraw NY 1900. Charles 1870, Wilhelm 1872, Edith/Ida 1874 m Nicola GAITO 1898.

1998, Submitter: Beverly Tabak
63 Flora Drive, Stratford CN 0064997-2329

Coon/Friday/Loop, Catherine

Seek info ancestry of John FRIDAY m 13 Nov 1824 1s1 Presbyterian Church, Albany NY to Catherine COON b 29 Sep 1804 Albany. He was son of Jacob and Hannah LOOP FRIDAY. 

1999, Submitter: Gail Campbell
PO Box 233, McGraw NY 13101-0233

Coy/Kau/Cau/Schorfers/Steele/Cotter, Johann Ludwig

Seeking connection between COY and KAU surnames. A Johann Ludwig KAU (KAUEN) m 29 APR 1710 to Maria Barbara SCHOEFERS, Contwig, Pfalz, Bayern. Three childrens' names were spelled with "C" in the Evangelisch-Reformierte, Contwig 1711 thru 1717, and four others were spelled with "C" in Evangelisch­Reformierte, Winterbach, Pfalz, Bayern 1720 thru 1731. When did they emigrate, what ship? This family has all of the same family given names as the COW / COY families in MD and PA. The family went to OH in 1800.

Possible relation -- William COY (b 18 Oct 1818, Beaver Creek Twp, Greene Co OH), married there on 17/19 Sep 1839 to Sarah Jane STEELE (b Jan 1818, OH). They were in IA in 1880. They probably went to CA early 1880s, as their son Dorwin COY m 1885 in CA to Hattie COTTER; they were in CA in 1900.

2001, Submitter: Susan D. LOWE, email
528 Millpond Dr., San Jose, CA 95125-1414

Cramp/Krampf, Joh. Carl

Seek German place of origin for Joh. Carl CRAMP / KRAMPF (b abt 1703, d 1767), imm 1733, settled first in Vincent Twp., Chester Co., PA. Had ch: Hannah, Charles, Jacob, Elisabeth, & Barbara. After his death his widow Catherine & sons moved to Union Twp., Berks Co., PA. His first wife may have been Maria Dorothea ? . What were surnames of these wives?

2002, Submitter: Judy Castle Stubbs, email
115 Mockingbird Road, Nashville, TN 37205

Craver/Parkins/Perkins, Mary M.

Seek parents Mary M. CRAVER b 21 Mar 1813 Luzern Co PA; and Thomas CRAVER b 26 May 1824 Luzern Co PA, also George b 1853, David, Ira, John and George (all CRAVERs); Also seek info Sabina PARKINS b 5 May 1816 Green Briar Co WV, m John Wesley PARKINS b 1814, Green Briar Co WV. Daughter Lucinda b 11 Sep 1840 Racoon Twp, Gallia Co OH. 

1999, Submitter: Donna Anderson
P 0 Box 218, Peach Springs, AZ 86434

Crawford/Tracy, Elizabeth

Seek parents of Elizabeth CRAWFORD b 17 Mar 1797 VA, d 26 May 1891, m 23 Mar 1819 in OH to Thomas TRACY (1796-1870) & lived in Belmont Co OH. Ch: William, John, Basil, Joshua, Caroline, George, Belinda, Thomas & George Washington. 

1999, Submitter: Maxine Yost
915 West B, North Platte NE 69101

Crites/Creutz/Forney/Wizandaunt/Grounds/Bollinger/Slinkard/Whybark, Davault/Davol/David

Need expert advice how to find residence prior to 1763 & place of marriage for Davault/Davol/David CRITES / CREUTZ, b abt 1735, maybe an Philadelphia 14 Sep 1753 on the Edinburgh. He bought land 16 Sep 1763 in Lincoln Co., NC from Bostian BEST (Mecklenburg Co., NC Deed Book 1:700-3) & bought land in partnership with Jacob FORNEY & Paul WIZANDAUNT. His first ch b abt 1764 in NC. Abt 1800, he & sons Peter, Abraham, David & sons-in-law Peter GROUNDS, Daniel BOLLINGER, Jacob SLINKARD went to Cape Girardeau Co., MO (Louisiana Territory); he died there 1805. They belonged to German Reformed Church, the minister in NC & MO was Samuel WHYBARK. 

2002, Submitter: Patricia Anderson, email
3721 E 104th St., Tulsa, OK 74137-5818