Charles Henry Rand Jr1,2

M, b. 1856, d. 1925
Father*Charles Rand b. 1832, d. Jun 1864
Mother*Elizabeth Stacy b. 16 Jun 1831
Last Edited14 May 2020
     Charles Henry Rand Jr was born in 1856 at New Jersey.3 He married Nellie Hoff on 1 March 1883 at Metchen, Middlesex, New Jersey.4,5 Charles Henry Rand Jr was buried in 1925 at Rahway Public Cemetery, Rahway, Union, New Jersey.1 He died in 1925.1 Charles Henry Rand Jr Find-a-Grave.com ID # 107057991.
     He lived in 1860 at Census 1860, Rahway Twp, Union Co, New Jersey. He appeared on the census of 11 June 1860 at Rahway Township, Union, New Jersey.6

Family

Nellie Hoff b. c 1867, d. 1935
Children

Citations

  1. [S13] Various Persons Cemetery Records, E. Sue Gregg, Ronks, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, Cemetery visit Oct 7 2006.
  2. [S126] Find-a-Grave.com Obituary, Various, Searched for Hoff family info May 14 2020.
  3. [S13] Various Persons Cemetery Records, E. Sue Gregg, Ronks, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, Year of birth is 1856 on tombstone.
  4. [S56] 1910 Fed Census, Union County, Rahway, NJ ED 102, sheet 15, dwelling #179, family #189.
  5. [S34] Marriage Record: New Jersey, Marriage Records, 1670-1965 File # 000495698.
  6. [S42] 1860 Fed Census, New Jersey, Union county, Rahway Township, Dwelling #128, Family #142, Image 21.

Mary E Rand

F, b. circa 1859
Father*Charles Rand b. 1832, d. Jun 1864
Mother*Elizabeth Stacy b. 16 Jun 1831
Last Edited14 May 2020
     Mary E Rand was born circa 1859 at New Jersey.
     She lived at Census 1860, Rahway Twp, Union Co, New Jersey. She appeared on the census of 11 June 1860 at Rahway Township, Union, New Jersey.1

Citations

  1. [S42] 1860 Fed Census, New Jersey, Union county, Rahway Township, Dwelling #128, Family #142, Image 21.

Eliza Jane Hoff1

F, b. 1841
Father*John A Hoff b. 1812, d. 17 Feb 1888
Mother*Elizabeth (?) b. 1822
Last Edited14 May 2020
     Eliza Jane Hoff was born in 1841 at New Jersey. She married John Stacy on 15 January 1860 at Rahway, Union, New Jersey. Also listed as a witness was Mary Whealon, possibly a secretary or clerk at church.2,1
     Eliza Jane Hoff appeared on the census of 1860; Listed as Servant on 1860 census, Union Co, Rahway with Charles Rand and wife Elizabeth Stacy. As of 15 January 1860,her married name was Eliza Stacy.1 She appeared on the census of 11 June 1860 at Rahway Township, Union, New Jersey.3

Family

John Stacy b. 1836

Citations

  1. [S34] Marriage Record: New Jersey, United Methodist Church Records, 1800-1970 for Eliza Jane Hoff.
  2. [S159] New Jersey vital Records, "NJ Vital Records", Ancestral File, M59503-2 indexing project.
  3. [S42] 1860 Fed Census, New Jersey, Union county, Rahway Township, Dwelling #128, Family #142, Image 21.

John Stacy

M, b. 1836
Last Edited14 May 2020
     John Stacy was born in 1836. He married Eliza Jane Hoff, daughter of John A Hoff and Elizabeth (?), on 15 January 1860 at Rahway, Union, New Jersey. Also listed as a witness was Mary Whealon, possibly a secretary or clerk at church.1,2
     John Stacy Listed with family #11 on 1860 Union Co, Rahway Twp Census as Farm Laborer. He Possible son of Thomas Stacy. He lived at Census 1860, Rahway Twp, Union Co, New Jersey.3

Family

Eliza Jane Hoff b. 1841

Citations

  1. [S159] New Jersey vital Records, "NJ Vital Records", Ancestral File, M59503-2 indexing project.
  2. [S34] Marriage Record: New Jersey, United Methodist Church Records, 1800-1970 for Eliza Jane Hoff.
  3. [S42] 1860 Fed Census, New Jersey, Union county, Rahway Township, Dwelling #59, Family #63.

John A Hoff1

M, b. 1812, d. 17 February 1888
Father*(?) Hoff1
Mother*Unknown (?)1
ChartsSheri Gregg Fisher Ancestors Indented
Last Edited14 May 2020
Pension file card, stating units and pension file numbers for John Hoff
     John A Hoff was born in 1812 at Nassau, Germany. He married Elizabeth (?) before 1841.1 John A Hoff died on 17 February 1888 at Hanover, Morris, New Jersey.2 He was buried on 20 February 1888 at Rahway Cemetery, Rahway, Union, New Jersey.2 John A Hoff Find-a-Grave.com ID # 13721575.
     He appeared on the census of 1860.3 He lived in 1860 at 1860, Rahway Twp, Union Co, New Jersey.4 He witnessed the marriage of Eliza Jane Hoff and John Stacy on 15 January 1860 at Rahway, Union, New Jersey; Also listed as a witness was Mary Whealon, possibly a secretary or clerk at church.5,6 John A Hoff began military service in 1863 Civil War Union Army Soldier. Private of Company B, 9th New Jersey Volunteer Infantry. He and Elizabeth Hoff appeared on the census of 4 July 1870 at Rahway, Union, New Jersey.7 John A Hoff was Farm Laborer or Laborer in 1880.1 He appeared on the census of 1880 at 2nd Ward, Rahway, Union, New Jersey.1 He was a farmer in 1880 at Rahway, Uniion, New Jersey.8 He was a farmer on 4 June 1880 at Rahway, Union, New Jersey.9 He appeared as Head of Household on the census of 4 June 1880 at Westfield Ave, Rahway, Union, New Jersey.9 He appeared as Head of Household on the census of 1885 at Third Ward, Rahway, Union, New Jersey.10 He appeared as Head of Household on the census of 1885 at Third Ward, Rahway, Union, New Jersey.11

Family

Elizabeth (?) b. 1822
Children

Citations

  1. [S47] 1880 Fed Census, 2nd Ward, Rahway, New Jersey, FHL Film 1254801 page 497B.
  2. [S126] Find-a-Grave.com Obituary, Various, Searched May 3, 2019.
  3. [S42] 1860 Fed Census, New Jersey, Union county, Rahway Township, Dwelling #121, Family #135.
  4. [S42] 1860 Fed Census, New Jersey, Union, Rahway, Dwelling # 121, Family # 135.
  5. [S159] New Jersey vital Records, "NJ Vital Records", Ancestral File, M59503-2 indexing project.
  6. [S34] Marriage Record: New Jersey, United Methodist Church Records, 1800-1970 for Eliza Jane Hoff.
  7. [S62] 1870 Fed Census, New Jersey, Union, Ward 2, Dwelling # 108, Family # 135.
  8. [S47] 1880 Fed Census, New Jersey, Union, Rahway, 186, Dwelling #35, Family # 41.
  9. [S47] 1880 Fed Census, New Jersey, Union, Rahway, Dist 186, Dwelling # 35, Family # 41.
  10. [S289] 1885 online index, New Jersey, unknown record info, Union, Fernwood-Westfield, Dwelling #?, # 2198.
  11. [S289] 1885 online index, New Jersey, unknown record info, Union, Fernwood-Westfield, Dwelling #?, # 2191.
  12. [S24] Unknown name of person Printed Record, Emily Sue Brown, Millersville, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, Rahway Public Cemetery, Union Twp, NJ as recorded by www.rootsweb.com gen project.
  13. [S156] Ancestry Family Tree, online www.ancestry.com, Gordon Family Tree by littlebittyjojo researched Feb 8, 2020 from DNA match.
  14. [S42] 1860 Fed Census, New Jersey, Union, Rahway, Dwelling # 121, Family # 134.

George A Brower

M, b. 1876, d. 1965
Father*Thomas J. Brower1 b. 1840
Mother*Mary J. (?)1 b. 1841
ChartsGeorge Brown Descendants
Last Edited9 Apr 2020
     George A Brower was born in 1876 at New Jersey.1 He married Ida E Brown, daughter of George M Brown and Helen E Hughes, circa 1919.2 George A Brower died in 1965.3 He was buried in 1965 at Rahway Cemetery, Rahway, Union, New Jersey.4 George A Brower Find-a-Grave.com ID # 158517645.
     He was listed as a resident in George A Brower's household in the census report on 1 June 1905 at 220 West Grand St, Rahway, Union, New Jersey; Also living was Anna B Brower, maybe sister of George.5 He was a machinist on 16 January 1920 at Rahway, Union, New Jersey.6 He appeared as Head of Household on the census of 16 January 1920 at 220 West Grand St, Rahway, Union, New Jersey. They owned this home at time of this census.6 He was a guard at an institution and was not a veteran. on 7 April 1930 at Rahway, Union, New Jersey.2 He appeared as Head of Household on the census of 7 April 1930 at 41 William St, Rahway, Union, New Jersey. Owned own home valued at 4500, and had radio.George was 37 when married, Ida was 35 yrs old.2 He was an officer in state reformitory. on 14 April 1940 at Rahway, Union, New Jersey.7 He appeared as Head of Household on the census of 14 April 1940 at 228 Main St, Rahway, Union, New Jersey. Owned this home valued at 3000. Lived in Same house in Apr 1935.7

Family

Ida E Brown b. 9 Jun 1882, d. 8 Apr 1969

Citations

  1. [S47] 1880 Fed Census, 2nd Ward, Rahway, Union Twp, New Jersey, FHL Film 1254801 Page 496C.
  2. [S66] 1930 Fed Census, New Jersey, Union, Rahway, Dis 133, Dwelling # 142, Family # 169.
  3. [S264] Family Search Family Tree, online www.familysearch.org, L1RW-GCQ researched Nov 6, 2018.
  4. [S126] Find-a-Grave.com Obituary, Various, researched Apr 8, 2020.
  5. [S240] 1905 online index, New Jersey, unknown record info, Union, Rahway, Westfield, Dwelling # 50, Family # 58.
  6. [S54] 1920 Fed Census, New Jersey, Union, Rahway Ward 5, Dist 144, Dwelling # 281, Family # 316.
  7. [S147] April 1940 Census Records, unknown repository address, New Jersey, Union, Rahway, 20-112, Visitation # 79.

William F Brown

M, b. 19 July 1799, d. 21 December 1871
Father*George Brown1 b. 16 Sep 1749, d. 21 Aug 1816
Mother*Mary (?) b. 29 Nov 1742, d. 7 Aug 1815
ChartsGeorge Brown Descendants
Sheri Gregg Fisher Ancestors Indented
Last Edited23 Mar 2013
Photograph by Picasa 2.7
     William F Brown was born on 19 July 1799 at New Jersey.2 He married Eliza A. Brookfield, daughter of Jacob Brookfield and Hulda Anderson, before 1823. William F Brown died on 21 December 1871 at Rahway, Union, New Jersey, at age 72.3 He was buried on 24 December 1871 at Rahway Cemetery, Rahway, New Jersey; Also buried on his lot was John J. Brookfield, d 1850 age 14 years, death date may be 16 Jan 1850-very dim.1 William F Brown Find-a-Grave.com ID # 92581857.4
     He and Eliza A. Brookfield appeared on the census of 4 October 1850 at Woodbridge Twp., Middlesex Co., New Jersey.5 This census states William was a farmer, had real estate valued at $10,000 and personal property valued at $1000.

Also on this census were Charles Thompson, age 20, farm laborer, and Emma Marsh, 16, a servant. William F Brown and Eliza A. Brookfield appeared on the census of 25 June 1860 at Rahway Township, Union, New Jersey.6 In 1870 census William was a farmer, value of real estate $8000, personal estate $1000. There is a black laborer living with family, Reuben Strong, age 18. William F Brown and Eliza A. Brookfield appeared on the census of 20 August 1870 at Rahway, Union, New Jersey.2

Family

Eliza A. Brookfield b. 17 Dec 1800, d. 13 Mar 1883
Children

Citations

  1. [S24] Unknown name of person Printed Record, Emily Sue Brown, Millersville, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, Rahway Public Cemetery, Union Twp, Nj as recorded by www.rootsweb.com gen project.
  2. [S62] 1870 Fed Census, New Jersey, Union Co., Rahway Ward 3, Dwelling #362, Family #404.
  3. [S32] Death Certificate, Ancestry.com. New Jersey, Deaths and Burials Index, 1798-1971 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.
    Original data:
    "New Jersey Deaths and Burials, 1720–1971." Index. FamilySearch, Salt Lake City, Utah, 2009, 2010. Index entries derived from digital copies of original and compiled records.
  4. [S126] Find-a-Grave.com Obituary, Various, Researched March 23, 2013.
  5. [S41] 1850 Fed Census, New Jersey, Middlesex County, Woodbridge Twp.,Dwelling #838, Family # 902.
  6. [S42] 1860 Fed Census, New Jersey, Union Co., Rahway Township, Dwelling #701, Family #862.

Eliza A. Brookfield

F, b. 17 December 1800, d. 13 March 1883
Father*Jacob Brookfield1 b. 20 Jul 1765, d. 28 Feb 1838
Mother*Hulda Anderson b. 6 Mar 1768, d. 25 Nov 1845
ChartsGeorge Brown Descendants
Sheri Gregg Fisher Ancestors Indented
Last Edited29 Jan 2008
     Eliza A. Brookfield was born on 17 December 1800 at New Jersey.2 She married William F Brown, son of George Brown and Mary (?), before 1823. Eliza A. Brookfield died on 13 March 1883 at age 82. She was buried on 16 March 1883 at Rahway Cemetery, Rahway, New Jersey.
     As of before 1823,her married name was Brown. She and William F Brown appeared on the census of 4 October 1850 at Woodbridge Twp., Middlesex Co., New Jersey.3 Eliza A. Brookfield and William F Brown appeared on the census of 25 June 1860 at Rahway Township, Union, New Jersey.42 Eliza A. Brookfield appeared on the census of 1880 at 3rd Ward, Rahway, Union, New Jersey; at age 79 and listed as a housekeeper in Household of Charles E Pratt, a dry goods merchant. Her two sons George C Brown and Wiliam S Brown are listed also.5 She appeared on the census of 22 June 1880 at Madisson Ave, Rahway, Union, New Jersey.6

Family

William F Brown b. 19 Jul 1799, d. 21 Dec 1871
Children

Citations

  1. [S24] Unknown name of person Printed Record, Emily Sue Brown, Millersville, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, Rahway Public Cemetery, Union Twp, Nj as recorded by www.rootsweb.com gen project.
  2. [S62] 1870 Fed Census, New Jersey, Union Co., Rahway Ward 3, Dwelling #362, Family #404.
  3. [S41] 1850 Fed Census, New Jersey, Middlesex County, Woodbridge Twp.,Dwelling #838, Family # 902.
  4. [S42] 1860 Fed Census, New Jersey, Union Co., Rahway Township, Dwelling #701, Family #862.
  5. [S47] 1880 Fed Census, Page 532B 3rd Ward, Rahway, Union County, NJ.
  6. [S47] 1880 Fed Census, New Jersey, Union County, Rahway 3rd Ward, Dwelling #492, Family #506.

Helen Mary Brown1

F, b. 13 May 1839, d. 20 August 1854
Father*William F Brown b. 19 Jul 1799, d. 21 Dec 1871
Mother*Eliza A. Brookfield b. 17 Dec 1800, d. 13 Mar 1883
ChartsGeorge Brown Descendants
Last Edited3 Dec 2014
     Helen Mary Brown was born on 13 May 1839; as the date was calculated from death information. She died on 20 August 1854 at age 15; Age 15 yrs 3 months & 7 days. She was buried on 23 August 1854 at Rahway Cemetery on William Brown's Lot, Rahway, New Jersey.
     She appeared on the census of 1850; May be daughter Mary listed on 1850 census with parents.

Citations

  1. [S13] Various Persons Cemetery Records, E. Sue Gregg, Ronks, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, Photo taken by author Oct 7, 2006.

George C Brown

M, b. 1833
Father*William F Brown b. 19 Jul 1799, d. 21 Dec 1871
Mother*Eliza A. Brookfield b. 17 Dec 1800, d. 13 Mar 1883
ChartsGeorge Brown Descendants
Last Edited21 Mar 2013
     George C Brown was born in 1833 at New Jersey.
     He appeared on the census of 4 October 1850 at Woodbridge Twp., Middlesex Co., New Jersey.1 He appeared on the census of 25 June 1860 at Rahway Township, Union, New Jersey.2 He appeared on the census of 20 August 1870 at Rahway, Union, New Jersey.3 He appeared on the census of 22 June 1880 at Madisson Ave, Rahway, Union, New Jersey.4

Citations

  1. [S41] 1850 Fed Census, New Jersey, Middlesex County, Woodbridge Twp.,Dwelling #838, Family # 902.
  2. [S42] 1860 Fed Census, New Jersey, Union Co., Rahway Township, Dwelling #701, Family #862.
  3. [S62] 1870 Fed Census, New Jersey, Union Co., Rahway Ward 3, Dwelling #362, Family #404.
  4. [S47] 1880 Fed Census, New Jersey, Union County, Rahway 3rd Ward, Dwelling #492, Family #506.

Caroline C Brown

F, b. 1837
Father*William F Brown b. 19 Jul 1799, d. 21 Dec 1871
Mother*Eliza A. Brookfield b. 17 Dec 1800, d. 13 Mar 1883
ChartsGeorge Brown Descendants
Last Edited7 Mar 2014
     Caroline C Brown was born in 1837 at New Jersey. She married Charles E. Pratt circa 1859.1
     Her married name was Pratt.1 Caroline C Brown appeared on the census of 4 October 1850 at Woodbridge Twp., Middlesex Co., New Jersey.2 She and Charles E. Pratt appeared on the census of 20 August 1870 at Rahway, Union, New Jersey.3 Caroline C Brown and Charles E. Pratt appeared on the census of 22 June 1880 at Madisson Ave, Rahway, Union, New Jersey; age 46 and single.1

Family

Charles E. Pratt b. 1834
Children

Citations

  1. [S47] 1880 Fed Census, New Jersey, Union County, Rahway 3rd Ward, Dwelling #492, Family #506.
  2. [S41] 1850 Fed Census, New Jersey, Middlesex County, Woodbridge Twp.,Dwelling #838, Family # 902.
  3. [S62] 1870 Fed Census, New Jersey, Union Co., Rahway Ward 3, Dwelling #363, Family #405.

Mary Brown

F, b. 1839
Father*William F Brown b. 19 Jul 1799, d. 21 Dec 1871
Mother*Eliza A. Brookfield b. 17 Dec 1800, d. 13 Mar 1883
ChartsGeorge Brown Descendants
Last Edited24 May 1998
     Mary Brown was born in 1839 at New Jersey.
     She lived in 1850 at Woodbridge Twp, Middlesex County, New Jersey. She appeared on the census of 4 October 1850 at Woodbridge Twp., Middlesex Co., New Jersey.1

Citations

  1. [S41] 1850 Fed Census, New Jersey, Middlesex County, Woodbridge Twp.,Dwelling #838, Family # 902.

William L. Brown1,2

M, b. 10 August 1841, d. 20 September 1882
Father*William F Brown b. 19 Jul 1799, d. 21 Dec 1871
Mother*Eliza A. Brookfield b. 17 Dec 1800, d. 13 Mar 1883
ChartsGeorge Brown Descendants
Last Edited3 Dec 2014
     William L. Brown was born on 10 August 1841 at New Jersey.3 He died on 20 September 1882 at age 41.4 He was buried on 23 September 1882 at Rahway Public Cemetery, Rahway, Union, New Jersey.4 William L. Brown Find-a-Grave.com ID # 92581859.
     He lived in 1850 at 1850, Woodbridge Twp, Middlesex, New Jersey. He appeared on the census of 4 October 1850 at Woodbridge Twp., Middlesex Co., New Jersey.5 He appeared on the census of 25 June 1860 at Rahway Township, Union, New Jersey.6 He appeared on the census of 20 August 1870 at Rahway, Union, New Jersey.7 He appeared on the census of 1880 at 3rd Ward, Rahway, Union, New Jersey; at age 38. Listed as a farmer and not married.8 He appeared on the census of 22 June 1880 at Madisson Ave, Rahway, Union, New Jersey.1

Citations

  1. [S47] 1880 Fed Census, New Jersey, Union County, Rahway 3rd Ward, Dwelling #492, Family #506.
  2. [S13] Various Persons Cemetery Records, E. Sue Gregg, Ronks, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, Name is William L. Brown, not William S. Brown.
  3. [S13] Various Persons Cemetery Records, E. Sue Gregg, Ronks, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, Photo taken by author Oct 7, 2006.
  4. [S24] Unknown name of person Printed Record, Emily Sue Brown, Millersville, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, Rahway Public Cemetery, Union Twp, NJ as recorded by www.rootsweb.com gen project.
  5. [S41] 1850 Fed Census, New Jersey, Middlesex County, Woodbridge Twp.,Dwelling #838, Family # 902.
  6. [S42] 1860 Fed Census, New Jersey, Union Co., Rahway Township, Dwelling #701, Family #862.
  7. [S62] 1870 Fed Census, New Jersey, Union Co., Rahway Ward 3, Dwelling #362, Family #404.
  8. [S47] 1880 Fed Census, Page 532B 3rd Ward, Rahway, Union County, NJ.

Margaret Jane Homsher

F, b. 3 April 1921, d. 16 March 1981
Father*Frederick Lloyd Homsher b. 19 Nov 1885, d. 3 May 1950
Mother*Mary Elizabeth Bryson b. 29 May 1885, d. 28 Mar 1963
Last Edited27 Jul 2008
     Margaret Jane Homsher was born on 3 April 1921 at Strasburg, Pennsylvania. She married Merrill Lynwood Hassel on 7 October 1944 at Bristol, Pennsylvania. Margaret Jane Homsher died on 16 March 1981 at Lancaster General Hospital, Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, at age 59. She was buried on 19 March 1981 at Strasburg Mennonite Cemetery, Strasburg, Pennsylvania.1
     Her married name was Hassel. She appeared on the census of 11 April 1940 at 136 W Main St, Strasburg, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.2

Family

Merrill Lynwood Hassel b. 15 Apr 1917, d. 15 Aug 1972

Citations

  1. [S89] ?, "E-mail Message," e-mail to E Sue Gregg, Email from Carolyn Shifflet after she took pic of gravestone and looked up the place of death for her husband, Merrill, which was in error, was Effington, should have been Effingham, IL.
  2. [S147] April 1940 Census Records, unknown repository address, Pennsylvania, Lancaster, Strasburg Boro, ED 36-145, Dwelling #144.

Joseph Bert Homsher

M, b. 10 February 1908, d. 5 October 1960
Father*Frederick Lloyd Homsher b. 19 Nov 1885, d. 3 May 1950
Mother*Mary Elizabeth Bryson b. 29 May 1885, d. 28 Mar 1963
Last Edited15 Mar 2014
Joseph & Irene Hensel Homsher tombstone.
     Joseph Bert Homsher died Deceased at Baltimore, Maryland. He was born on 10 February 1908 at Strasburg, Lancaster, Pennsylvania. He married Irene Hensel on 30 June 1934 at Lehigh University Chapel. Joseph Bert Homsher died on 5 October 1960 at Reading, Pennsylvania, at age 52.1 He was buried on 8 October 1960 at Strasburg Cemetery, Strasburg, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.2 Joseph Bert Homsher Find-a-Grave.com ID # 14907983.
     He was President of Wyomissing Hill School Board. in 1960.3

Family

Irene Hensel b. 31 Aug 1906, d. 22 Jun 1984
Child

Citations

  1. [S35] Armer Family, Manuscript, apr 17 2000 unknown repository.
  2. [S126] Find-a-Grave.com Obituary, Various, Researched Jun 18, 2013.
  3. [S7] Unknown compiler, Obituary in Maggie Hoover's Scrapbook.
  4. [S82] Dr. Shirley A. Harman, Cemetery Records of Lancaster County, PA Vol 5, Page 30.

John Bryson Homsher

M, b. 27 June 1911, d. 11 November 1957
Father*Frederick Lloyd Homsher b. 19 Nov 1885, d. 3 May 1950
Mother*Mary Elizabeth Bryson b. 29 May 1885, d. 28 Mar 1963
Last Edited16 Nov 2018
     John Bryson Homsher was born on 27 June 1911 at Strasburg, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.1 He married Mildred A Eager, daughter of Will Thurman Eager and Anna Louise Yuninger, on 7 June 1934 at Valley Forge Chapel, Pennsylvania.2 John Bryson Homsher died on 11 November 1957 at Lancaster General Hospital, Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, at age 46.3 He was buried on 14 November 1957 at Strasburg Cemetery, Strasburg, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.4 John Bryson Homsher Find-a-Grave.com ID # 14907993.
     John Bryson Homsher also went by the name of Jeff Homsher. He appeared on the census of 11 April 1940 at 120 Fulton St, Strasburg, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.5 He was owner of Fred & John E Homsher Feed Co in 1957.6

Family

Mildred A Eager b. 8 Nov 1914, d. 21 Apr 1999

Citations

  1. [S32] Death Certificate, Pennsylvania, Death Certificates 1906-1966 for John Bryson Homsher, # 101900.
  2. [S35] Armer Family, Manuscript, apr 17 2000 unknown repository.
  3. [S40] Social Security Deaths, Various, SS Death Index, Various, http://www.myheritage.com/research/collection-10002/…
  4. [S126] Find-a-Grave.com Obituary, Various, Researched Feb 23, 2014.
  5. [S147] April 1940 Census Records, unknown repository address, Pennsylvania, Lancaster, Strasburg Boro, ED 36-145, Dwelling #194.
  6. [S7] Unknown compiler, Obituary in Maggie Hoover's Scrapbook.

Howard Laudenberger

M
Father*Howard Laudenberger
Mother*Lulu May Bryson b. 2 Jan 1896, d. 6 Apr 1956
Last Edited21 Mar 2013
     Howard Laudenberger died.

Margaret Laudenberger

F
Father*Howard Laudenberger
Mother*Lulu May Bryson b. 2 Jan 1896, d. 6 Apr 1956
Last Edited24 May 1998
     Margaret Laudenberger died at Columbia, Pennsylvania. She married Wilbur Collins.

Family

Wilbur Collins

Anna K Barr

F, b. 1907, d. 21 March 1996
Father*Harry Barr
Mother*Elizabeth Singer
Last Edited31 Jan 2020
     Anna K Barr was born in 1907 at Lancaster, Pennsylvania. She married Robert J Williams, son of Richard J Williams and Mary Victoria Mitchell, circa 1924.1 Anna K Barr died on 21 March 1996 at Whitehall-Leader Nursing Home, Lancaster, Pennsylvania. She was buried on 24 March 1996 at Georgetown Methodist Cemetery, Bart, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.2 Anna K Barr Find-a-Grave.com ID # 97800630.
     She and Robert J Williams Wife's obit state 23 grandchildren, 54 great-grandchildren and 16 great-great grandchildren. Anna K Barr Member of St Andrew's United Church of Christ, Lancaster, PA. As of circa 1924,her married name was Williams.1 She and Robert J Williams appeared on the census of 17 April 1930 at West Lampeter Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.1 Anna K Barr was (an unknown value) in 1932 at Gap, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.3 She and Robert J Williams appeared on the census of April 1940 at 706 South Queen St, Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.4

Family

Robert J Williams b. 1905, d. 1978
Children

Citations

  1. [S66] 1930 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster, West Lampeter, Dist 131, Dwelling 151, Family # 171.
  2. [S13] Various Persons Cemetery Records, E. Sue Gregg, Ronks, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, Georgetown United Methodist Cemetery, Visit Sept 9, 2006.
  3. [S172] Voter Register, 1932 unknown repository, Listed as voters on Register for 1932.
  4. [S147] April 1940 Census Records, unknown repository address, Pennsylvania, Lancaster, Lancaster, Dist 36-61, Visitation # 107.

Betty Williams

F, b. circa 1925, d. before 4 March 2009
Father*Robert J Williams b. 1905, d. 1978
Mother*Anna K Barr b. 1907, d. 21 Mar 1996
Last Edited1 Aug 2016
     Betty Williams married George H Murr. Betty Williams was born circa 1925.1 She died before 4 March 2009 at Lancaster, Pennsylvania.2
     Her married name was Murr. She appeared on the census of 17 April 1930 at West Lampeter Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.1 She appeared on the census of April 1940 at 706 South Queen St, Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.3

Family

George H Murr

Citations

  1. [S66] 1930 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster, West Lampeter, Dist 131, Dwelling 151, Family # 171.
  2. [S126] Find-a-Grave.com Obituary, Various, Researched Aug 1, 2016.
  3. [S147] April 1940 Census Records, unknown repository address, Pennsylvania, Lancaster, Lancaster, Dist 36-61, Visitation # 107.

Patricia Williams

F, b. circa 1930
Father*Robert J Williams b. 1905, d. 1978
Mother*Anna K Barr b. 1907, d. 21 Mar 1996
Last Edited1 Aug 2016
     Patricia Williams died at Rising Sun, Maryland. She was born circa 1930.1
     Her married name was Alexander. She appeared on the census of 17 April 1930 at West Lampeter Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.1 She appeared on the census of April 1940 at 706 South Queen St, Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.2 She lived on 4 March 2009 at Rising Sun, Maryland.3

Citations

  1. [S66] 1930 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster, West Lampeter, Dist 131, Dwelling 151, Family # 171.
  2. [S147] April 1940 Census Records, unknown repository address, Pennsylvania, Lancaster, Lancaster, Dist 36-61, Visitation # 107.
  3. [S126] Find-a-Grave.com Obituary, Various, Researched Aug 1, 2016 in sister's obit.

Nancy L Williams

F, b. 7 June 1933, d. 4 March 2009
Father*Robert J Williams b. 1905, d. 1978
Mother*Anna K Barr b. 1907, d. 21 Mar 1996
Last Edited1 Aug 2016
     Nancy L Williams was born on 7 June 1933 at West Willow, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.1,2 She married Harold Laukhuff. Nancy L Williams died on 4 March 2009 at Lititz, Pennsylvania, at age 75.      Nancy was born on June 7, 1933 and passed away on Wednesday, March 4, 2009.
Nancy was a resident of Millersville, Pennsylvania at the time of her passing.
She was preceded in death by her husband Harold.
Funeral services are scheduled for 11:00 a.m. Monday, March 9, 2009 at the Gundel Funeral Home, 415 North Duke St., Lancaster. Viewing will be one hour prior to the service. Burial will follow the service at Conestoga Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Hospice of Lancaster County, P.O. Box 4125, 685 Good Dr., Lancaster, PA 17604-4125.3 She was buried on 7 March 2009 at Conestoga Memorial Park, Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.3 Nancy L Laukhuff Find-a-Grave.com ID # 34506310 + family links and full obit.
     She appeared on the census of April 1940 at 706 South Queen St, Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.4 Her married name was Laukhuff.

Family

Harold Laukhuff b. 16 Jun 1924, d. 26 May 2003
Child

Citations

  1. [S190] Tirbutes, online http://www.tributes.com, Researched Feb 2, 2015 @ My Heritage.com.
  2. [S126] Find-a-Grave.com Obituary, Various, Researched Aug 1, 2016.
  3. [S190] Tirbutes, online http://www.tributes.com, Researched Feb 2, 2015 @ My Heritage.com. http://www.myheritage.com/research/collection-10146/…
  4. [S147] April 1940 Census Records, unknown repository address, Pennsylvania, Lancaster, Lancaster, Dist 36-61, Visitation # 107.
  5. [S126] Find-a-Grave.com Obituary, Various, Researched Aug 1, 2016 in mother's obit.

Robert J Williams Jr

M, b. circa 1928
Father*Robert J Williams b. 1905, d. 1978
Mother*Anna K Barr b. 1907, d. 21 Mar 1996
Last Edited1 Aug 2016
     Robert J Williams Jr died at Woodward, Pennsylvania. He was born circa 1928.1
     He appeared on the census of 17 April 1930 at West Lampeter Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.1 He appeared on the census of April 1940 at 706 South Queen St, Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.2

Citations

  1. [S66] 1930 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster, West Lampeter, Dist 131, Dwelling 151, Family # 171.
  2. [S147] April 1940 Census Records, unknown repository address, Pennsylvania, Lancaster, Lancaster, Dist 36-61, Visitation # 107.

H Richard Williams

M, b. circa 1940
Father*Robert J Williams b. 1905, d. 1978
Mother*Anna K Barr b. 1907, d. 21 Mar 1996
Last Edited1 Aug 2016
     H Richard Williams died at Neffsville, Pennsylvania. He was born circa 1940 at Lancaster, Pennsylvania.1
     H Richard Williams was also known as Harry R Williams.1 He appeared on the census of April 1940 at 706 South Queen St, Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.1

Citations

  1. [S147] April 1940 Census Records, unknown repository address, Pennsylvania, Lancaster, Lancaster, Dist 36-61, Visitation # 107.

Eleanor A Lowery

F, b. 8 August 1913, d. 4 June 1979
Last Edited27 Dec 2016
     Eleanor A Lowery was born on 8 August 1913. She married Carl Raymond Feister, son of William Jacob Feister and Rosanna (Annie) Armer, on 30 March 1932 at United Brethern Church Parsonage, Paradise, Pennsylvania. Eleanor A Lowery died on 4 June 1979 at Lancaster, Pennsylvania, at age 65. She was buried on 7 June 1979 at Georgetown United Methodist Church Cemetery, Bart Twp, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.1
     As of 30 March 1932,her married name was Eleanor Feister. Her Social Security Number was 167-54-3943 on 6 June 2002.2

Family

Carl Raymond Feister b. 18 Dec 1912, d. 26 Nov 2003
Child

Citations

  1. [S13] Various Persons Cemetery Records, E. Sue Gregg, Ronks, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, Georgetown United Methodist Cemetery, Visit & Photo Sept 9, 2006.
  2. [S40] Social Security Deaths, Various, SS Death Index, Various.

Lorraine June Feister

F, b. 22 October 1932, d. 8 April 2008
Father*Carl Raymond Feister b. 18 Dec 1912, d. 26 Nov 2003
Mother*Eleanor A Lowery b. 8 Aug 1913, d. 4 Jun 1979
Last Edited26 Jan 2015
     Lorraine June Feister was born on 22 October 1932 at Christiana, Pennsylvania.1 She married Lloyd Wilson Welk, son of Lloyd C Welk and Edith Wilson, on 17 December 1950 at 2202 Mine Rd, Paradise Twp, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.2 Lorraine June Feister died on 8 April 2008 at Lancaster General Hospital, Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, at age 75.2,1 She was buried on 12 April 2008 at Georgetown United Methodist Cemetery, Georgetown, Lancaster, Pennsylvania; Funeral at Middle Octorara Presbyterian Church at 11 am. Arrangements by Shivery Funeral home Christiana and Paradise.
www.shiveryfuneralhome.com.2
     As of 17 December 1950,her married name was Welk.2 She lived at Georgetown, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

Family

Lloyd Wilson Welk b. 31 Jan 1932, d. 19 Aug 2009
Child

Citations

  1. [S40] Social Security Deaths, Various, SS Death Index, Various, Researched Jan 25, 2015 @ MyHeritage.com.
  2. [S22] Lancaster Newspapers
    , Obituary Monday, April 9, 2008.

Clara Lavina Gregg

F, b. 18 June 1873, d. 1 March 1876
Father*Robert Gregg b. 7 Jul 1837, d. 26 Nov 1912
Mother*Eliza Jane Armer b. 25 Dec 1838, d. 8 Jun 1902
Last Edited22 Jan 2011
     Clara Lavina Gregg was born on 18 June 1873; date calculated from tombstone. Aged 2 yr 8 months and 12 days at death.1 She was buried in March 1876 at Calvary Mt Church, Paradise Twp Lanc Co, Pennsylvania. She died on 1 March 1876 at age 2; Educated guess from tombstone date.1

Citations

  1. [S13] Various Persons Cemetery Records, E. Sue Gregg, Ronks, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

Martin Murray

M, b. 8 February 1859, d. 15 May 1959
Father*John Murray b. 1820, d. 28 Jan 1901
Mother*Ellen Clark b. 1829, d. 20 Feb 1894
Last Edited8 Jan 2017
Martin Murray age 99 1/2 taken at Gregg Reunion June 29, 1958
     Martin Murray was born on 8 February 1859 at Paradise Twp, Lancaster, Pennsylvania. He married Hannah Jane Gregg, daughter of Robert Gregg and Eliza Jane Armer, between 1881 and 1882. Martin Murray died on 15 May 1959 at Gap, Pennsylvania, at age 100.1 He was buried on 18 May 1959 at Calvary Monument Cemetery, Paradise Twp, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.2
     He appeared on the census of 1 July 1870 at Kinzers, Paradise Twp., Lancaster.3 He was a miner at Joheph Warton Nickel Mines between 1873 and 1888 at Nickel Mines, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.4 He appeared on the census of 23 June 1880 at Paradise Township, Lancaster.5 He and Hannah Jane Murray appeared on the census of 7 June 1900 at Paradise Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania. This census states that Hannah was mother of 5 children, 4 living as of this date.6 Martin Murray witnessed heirs of John Murray presented a renunciation of administrative rights to A. H. Diffenbaugh, Register of Willis, Lancaster County. Named are Martin Murray; John H. Murray, Abner D. Murray; and Maggie Murray (Mrs. Benjamin Murray). New administrator appointed was Jacob C. Feister. Actual signatures of children are on document. on 26 October 1901.7 He and Hannah Jane Gregg appeared on the census of 15 April 1910 at Kinzer Rd, Paradise Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.8 Martin Murray appeared on the census of 13 January 1920 at Paradise Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania; listed as 61 years old with wife Hannah 60 and Violet Eisenberger age 10. Living next door was Howard Hershberger and his mother Susannah with Ethel Armer, age 15, his niece.9 He appeared on the census of 11 April 1930 at Gap Ro east of Railroad, Gap, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.10 He was a laborer in 1932 at Gap, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.11 He was a voter in Salisbury Townhip and registered as a Republican. in 1932.11 He appeared on the census of 22 April 1940 at Chestnut Street, Gap, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.12 He witnessed celebration of 98th birthday on 9 February 1957 at Gap, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.4

Family

Hannah Jane Gregg b. 19 Aug 1861, d. 28 Jul 1922
Children

Citations

  1. [S134] "Collection of journals and minutes from Gregg Reunions,", Minute book of the Samuel Gregg reunions 1940-1965.
  2. [S48] E Sue Gregg, compiler, "Personal Family Information.

    "
  3. [S62] 1870 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Paradise Twp, Dwelling #15, Family #16.
  4. [S162] Newspaper and date.
  5. [S47] 1880 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Paradise Twp, Supv Dist. 2, Enumeration Dist. #173, Dwelling #346, Family #367.
  6. [S44] 1900 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster, Paradise, Dist #95, Dwelling # 84, Family # 90.
  7. [S119] Lancaster Co Court Records, Collection of Renunciations held at Lancaster County Historical Society, Register of Wills Records, John Murray, 1901.
  8. [S56] 1910 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Paradise Twp, District 127, Dwelling # 7, Family #7.
  9. [S54] 1920 Fed Census, Paradise Township, Lancaster County, PA Family 75 image 7.
  10. [S66] 1930 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster, Salisbury, Dist # 113, Dwelling # 141, Family # 141
    Year: 1930; Census Place: Salisbury, Lancaster, Pennsylvania; Roll: 2059; Page: 6B; Enumeration District: 113; Image: 181.0; FHL microfilm: 2341793.
  11. [S172] Voter Register, 1932 unknown repository, Listed as voters on Register for 1932.
  12. [S147] April 1940 Census Records, unknown repository address, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Salisbury Township, Dist 36-144, Dwelling # 13.
    Year: 1940; Census Place: Salisbury,Lancaster,Pennsylvania; Roll: T627_3535; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 36-144.

Charles Franklin Murray

M, b. 29 October 1882, d. 22 June 1919
Father*Martin Murray b. 8 Feb 1859, d. 15 May 1959
Mother*Hannah Jane Gregg b. 19 Aug 1861, d. 28 Jul 1922
Last Edited1 Apr 2012
     Charles Franklin Murray was born on 29 October 1882. He died on 22 June 1919 at age 36. He was buried on 25 June 1919 at Calvary Mt Church, Sadsbury Twp, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
     He appeared on the census of 7 June 1900 at Paradise Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.1 He appeared on the census of 15 April 1910 at Kinzer Rd, Paradise Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.2

Citations

  1. [S44] 1900 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster, Paradise, Dist #95, Dwelling # 84, Family # 90.
  2. [S56] 1910 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Paradise Twp, District 127, Dwelling # 7, Family #7.

Eliza (Lida) Jane Murray

F, b. 28 November 1889, d. 11 January 1986
Father*Martin Murray b. 8 Feb 1859, d. 15 May 1959
Mother*Hannah Jane Gregg b. 19 Aug 1861, d. 28 Jul 1922
Last Edited15 Mar 2020
     Eliza (Lida) Jane Murray was born on 28 November 1889 at Born near Linville School, Paradise Twp, Lancaster, Pennsylvania. She married Thomas M Armer, son of Samuel M Armer and Elvina Zimmerman, on 14 April 1910 at St John's United Methodist, Paradise, Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Eliza (Lida) Jane Murray died on 11 January 1986 at Oxford Manor Home, Oxford, Chester, Pennsylvania, at age 96. She was buried on 14 January 1986 at Calvary Monument Cemetery, Christiana, Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Eliza (Lida) Jane Murray Find-a-Grave.com ID # 21308972.1
     She appeared on the census of 7 June 1900 at Paradise Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.2 As of 1910, Eliza (Lida) Jane Murray was also known as Lida Armer. As of 14 April 1910,her married name was Armer. She appeared on the census of 15 April 1910 at Kinzer Rd, Paradise Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.3 She and Thomas M Armer appeared on the census of 8 January 1920 at Salisbury Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.4 Eliza (Lida) Jane Armer and Thomas M Armer appeared on the census of 11 April 1930 at Gap Ro east of Railroad, Gap, Lancaster, Pennsylvania; Daniel is recorded as being single at time of 1930 census, age 55.5 Eliza (Lida) Jane Murray and Thomas M Armer were (an unknown value) in 1932 at Gap, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.6 Eliza (Lida) Jane Murray and Thomas M Armer appeared on the census of 22 April 1940 at Chestnut Street, Gap, Lancaster, Pennsylvania; Census shows Thomas owned his own home and lived there on April 1, 1935.7 Lida Armer witnessed the death of William Thomas Gregg on 16 February 1942 at Paradise, Lancaster, Pennsylvania; Cause of death was coronary occlusion. His SS# recorded on death certif was 716-09-4096, which was incorrect.8,9,10 Lida Armer and Thomas M Armer lived on 9 February 1957 at Gap, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.11

Family

Thomas M Armer b. 5 Feb 1887, d. 15 Sep 1960
Children

Citations

  1. [S126] Find-a-Grave.com Obituary, Various, Researched May 29 , 2012.
  2. [S44] 1900 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster, Paradise, Dist #95, Dwelling # 84, Family # 90.
  3. [S56] 1910 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Paradise Twp, District 127, Dwelling # 7, Family #7.
  4. [S54] 1920 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster, Salisbury Township, District # 125, Dwelling # 139, Family # 150.
    Year: 1920; Census Place: Salisbury, Lancaster, Pennsylvania; Roll: T625_1585; Page: 6B; Enumeration District: 125; Image: 50.
  5. [S66] 1930 Fed Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster, Salisbury, Dist # 113, Dwelling # 141, Family # 141
    Year: 1930; Census Place: Salisbury, Lancaster, Pennsylvania; Roll: 2059; Page: 6B; Enumeration District: 113; Image: 181.0; FHL microfilm: 2341793.
  6. [S172] Voter Register, 1932 unknown repository, Listed as voters on Register for 1932.
  7. [S147] April 1940 Census Records, unknown repository address, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Salisbury Township, Dist 36-144, Dwelling # 13.
    Year: 1940; Census Place: Salisbury,Lancaster,Pennsylvania; Roll: T627_3535; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 36-144.
  8. [S134] "Collection of journals and minutes from Gregg Reunions,", Minute book of the Samuel Gregg reunions 1940-1965.
  9. [S165] Document owned by E. Sue Gregg.
  10. [S32] Death Certificate, Pennsylvania Dept heath Death Certif # 14428.
  11. [S162] Newspaper and date.