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Wilt Ancestry

Susan McCoy

Direct Descendants of Martin Wild (Hans Martin Wilder) Littlestown, PA   1 Martin Wild<Littlestown, PA> b: Abt. 1700 in ?Germany > AKA Hans Martin Wilder, came to US on ship William & Sarah, 1727 (1) > Philadelphia, USA d: in Rockford Twp., Berks Co., PA (wife)+? b: Abt. 1700 ….. 2 George Wild b: 1738 in Wertheim, Ger > 1752 […]

Andrew McCoy Obituary

Andrew McCoy Obituary

From The Forest Republican, Tionesta, PA, Wedesday, March 29, 1893: Andrew McCoy, one of the highly esteemed citizens of Harmony township, died at this home, near Neiltown, on the 17th inst., after an illness of several weeks from rheumatism. Mr. McCoy was born in Westmoreland County, this State in 1823. and was therefore in his […]

New Information on Clyde Black Death

New Information on Clyde Black Death

I just found out that the National Archives has vintage newspapers online, and decided to do some searches. I found this article about a terrible horse/carriage/train accident that killed little Clyde Black, son of Robert J. and Blanche Coursin Black, and injured Samuel L. Black. There is also a follow-up article on the condition of […]

John Francis Haden Tillman

John Francis Haden Tillman

John F. H. Tillman was born on September 19, 1842 in Copiah County, Mississippi(1). He was the grandfather of Elmer Tillman. John served in the Confederate Army in the 6th Mississippi Infantry, Company F, also called the Crystal Springs Guards. He married Martha Ann Sandifer in 1867, and they had at least twelve children: George […]