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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 […]

Wilhelm and Winter Surnames

Wilhelm and Winter Surnames

(Our Link to These Surnames is Flora May Lancaster Black, daughter of Solomon Lancaster and Eliza Ellen Hostetler) Wilhelm: FIRST GENERATION 1. PETER WILHELM was born in 1770 in GERMANY. Died in 1838 in GREENVILE TWSH SOMERSET CO PA. He married SALOME KNAUSS. SALOME KNAUSS was born on 2 Nov 1771 in PA. Died on […]

Coursin Family in Western Pennsylvania

Coursin Family in Western Pennsylvania

Coursin Family (The material below is reproduced for educational use only under the fair use policy of the copyright law) -from History of Western Pennsylvania, pg. 633:The history of the Coursin family in Pennsylvania begins with Peter Coursin, who came to Allegheny County from his native state, New Jersey, prior to the year 1800, and […]