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Source reference NI0002 :

Individuals : Byrne Jacob James
HARTS SLEEPING PLACE

The information for this cemetery was submitted by Shirley Osewalt, from information originally compiled in 1958 by Joan Yeckley.
If you have any corrections or additions to this listing, please email me.


The old Kittanning Trail



NAME BORN DIED REMARKS/ROW
ROW 1
CUNNINGHAM, William 1819 6 Aug 1847 Age 28y 2m 1d
Alice Not listed 26 Jun 1851 Stone repaired
CUNNINGHAM, Michael 1789 27 Mar 1879 Age 90y
CUNNINGHAM, Mary (Kennig) 1789 11 Nov 1857 Age 69y
WEAKLAND, George 1800 18 Dec 1872 Age 72y; Baptized by Fr. G.
WEAKLAND, Ellen (McKinney) 1800 30 Oct 1869 Age 697 7m
w/o George Weakland
ROW 2
PLOTT/PLATT, John 1747 12 Feb 1850 Age 102y 5m 12d; oldest
PLOTT, Elizabeth 18?? Mar 1807 Dates obliterated
HUTEN, John Not listed 6 Mar 1848 Age 80y
PLATT, Joseph 1783 12 Feb 1862 Age 78y 6m
PLATT, Margaret W. Not listed 7 Dec 1868? ??y, 2m 15d
ROW 3
BYRNE, Jacob Not listed 13 May 1890 Age 72y (obit)
BYRNE, Mary A. Not listed 20 Jul 1893 Age 72y; w/o Jacob
Infant Not listed Not listed One same lot
James C. Not listed Not listed Son
Agnes Not listed Not listed Daughter
BYRNE, Michael 1850 5 May 1851 10m; d/o Ellen Byrne
BYRNE, Ellen Not listed 10 May 1851 Age 3y 2m 12d
BYRNE, Augustine 1844 6 May 1851 Age 7y
FARRELL, Mary Not listed Not listed Age 5y
FARRELL, Ellen 1866 9 Mar 1867 Age 1y; d/o M. Farrell
WAKLEND [sic), Mary F. 1860 19 May 1861 Age 1y

There is a reference to Jacob Byrne owning a sawmill in Byrnesville, Susquehanna Twp. Cambria County PA in a book by D.J.Byrne called 'Valley of the Pines'. The D.J. Byrne is Daniel J. Byrne to be found in this database.
From 1880 Cambria County Susquehanna Township Census
445A 36 206 13 . . 84 84 Byrne Jacob W M 67 . . . X . . Farmer . . . . . . . . . . Pennsylvania Ireland Germany .
445A 37 206 13 . . 84 84 Byrne Mary W F 57 . Wife . X . . Keeping house . . . . . . . . . X Pennsylvania Pa Pa .
445A 38 206 13 . . 84 84 Byrne Francis W M 25 . Son X . . . Laborer . Heart disease . . . . . . . . Pennsylvania Pa Pa .
445A 39 206 13 . . 84 84 Byrne Luke A. W M 24 . Son X . . . Laborer . . . . . . . . . . Pennsylvania Pa Pa .
445A 40 206 13 . . 84 84 Byrne Mary E. W F 21 . Daughter X . . . at home. . . . . . . . . . Pennsylvania Pa Pa .
445A 41 206 13 . . 84 84 Weaklen John W M 82 . Father in law . . X . . . . . . . . . . . . Pennsylvania Md Pa .
From "Valley of the Pines" by D.J. Byrne pg 223
Above the crocks of apple butter, hanging on two nails was a muzzle loader. A beauty with hand-tooled copper plates and trigger guard. It probably was handed down from Warren's Grandad, Jacob, who ran the sawmill at Byrnesville where Warren was raised.

 

Source reference NI0005 :

Individuals : Byrnes Orlando Raymond
________________________________________________


Name: BYRNES, Orlando Raymond
Died: 29 Dec 1955, Barnesboro
Born: 23 Apr 1904
Parents: Gilbert & Martha (Stoltz) Byrnes
Spouse: Alice Trexler
Survived By: Wife; mother; siblings - Lavanes, Alvin, Mrs. Olean
Yinging, Mrs. Louise Miller, Paul, & Mrs. Margie Gibas
Buried: Holy Cross Cemetery; Spangler
Newspaper: Tribune-Democrat
Obit Date: 30 Dec 1955
Contributed By: Lynne Canterbury
________________________________________________

 

Source reference NI0007 :

Individuals : Byrnes Olean
OLEAN E. YINGLING 78, Barnesboro, died Wednesday Oct 3, 1990, at Miners Hospital, Spangler.
The daughter of Gilbert and Martha Stoltz Byrnes, she was born March 29, 1912 in Susquehanna Township.
Mrs. Yingling was a member of St. John the Baptist's Roman Catholic Church, Barnesboro.
Surviving are four children: Mrs. Fred (Lorraine) Onorato, Joppa, Md; Mrs. Julius (Mary Lour) Misurda, Clymenr, Robert, Barnesboro; Mrs. William (Shirley) Sherry, Brunswick, OH; 11 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; three brothers and sisters: Lavanes, Marge Gibas and Paul, all of Barnesboro.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Ray Yingling; an infant son, Ray; her parents; four sisters: Naomi, Marie, Vernetta Morley and Louise Miller; three brothers: Orlando, Thomas and Alvin Byrnes.
Friends will be received from 2 -4 and 7 -9 Friday at the Long Funeral Home Inc, Barnesboro, where the Rosary will be recited at 7:30 pm Friday.
Mass of Christain burial will be offered at 11 am Saturday at St. John the Baptist's Catholic Church with the Rev. Bernard Grega as the celebrant. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.
(Indiana Gazette, Indiana, PA Oct 4 1990, p5)

 

Source reference NI0009 :

Individuals : Byrnes Margaretta Zeon
Was a nurse's aid.
Tribune-Democrat Tuesday, August 1, 2006
GIBAS - Margaretta Z.
GIBAS - Margaretta Z., 83, Northern Cambria, died July 30, 2006, at HAIDA Manor, Hastings. Born Dec. 9, 1922, in Susquehanna Township, Pa., the daughter of Gilbert and Martha (Stoltz) Byrnes. Preceded in death by parents; husband, Joseph F. Gibas, who died Dec. 21, 1995; brothers, Thomas, Orlando, Lavanas, Alvin and Paul Byrnes; and sisters, Vanetta Morley, Olean Yingling and Louise Miller. Survived by daughters, Donna, wife of Edward "Rick" Lloyd, and Charlene, wife of Allen Jones, both of Northern Cambria; and grandchildren, Deanna Natarian, Edward "Rick" Lloyd Jr., Lynette Lloyd, Julianne Lloyd, Nicole Jones and Jaci Jones; and great-grandchildren, Bradley and Andrew Natarian and Ian and Tatum Lloyd. Last surviving member of her immediate family. Retired nurse's aide for Laurel Crest Manor. Member of Prince of Peace Catholic Church. Friends are invited to attend funeral services at 3 p.m. Thursday at Moriconi Funeral Home Inc., Northern Cambria, Father Larry Lacovic officiating. Committal, Holy Cross Cemetery.

 

Source reference NI0013 :

Individuals : Weakland Mary Amelia "Emily"
ID: I1858
Name: Jacob Byrne
Sex: M
Birth: 8 APR 1813 in Loretto, Cambria Co., PA
Death: 13 MAY 1890
Baptism: 19 APR 1813 St. Michael's, Loretto, Cambria Co., PA 1
Burial: St. Joseph's, Hart's Sleeping Place, Cambria Co., PA
Note:
Name Relation Marital Status Gender Race Age Birthplace Occupation Father's Birthplace Mother's Birthplace
Jacob BYRNE Self M Male W 67 PA Farmer IRE GER
Mary BYRNE Wife M Female W 57 PA Keeping House PA PA
Francis BYRNE Son S Male W 25 PA Laborer PA PA
Luke A. BYRNE Son S Male W 24 PA Laborer PA PA
Mary E. BYRNE Dau S Female W 20 PA At Home PA PA
John WEAKLEN FatherL W Male W 82 PA MD PA
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Source Information:
Census Place Susquehanna, Cambria, Pennsylvania
Family History Library Film 1255111
NA Film Number T9-1111
Page Number 445A
Marriage 1 Mary Amalia Weakland b: 16 APR 1823 in Carroll Twp., Cambria Co., PA
Married: 11 FEB 1851
Children
John Francis Byrne b: 12 SEP 1853
Luke Augustine Byrne b: 15 FEB 1855
Anastasia Byrne b: 23 APR 1856 in Susquehanna Twp., Cambria Co., PA
Mary Ann Elizabeth Byrne b: 31 DEC 1859 in Susquehanna Twp., Cambria Co., PA
Agnes Lucretia Byrne b: 22 JUL 1861
Sources:
Title: Ledoux, Vol. 1, entry #00649

 

Source reference NI0017 :

Individuals : Byrne Lois Anna
BYRNE, Lois A. 1948 1948 d/o Pauline (KOONTZ) & Merle (H)
Documentation:
Information provided by Lisa Baker
NOTE: This information has not been provided by any official cemetery source. It is offered here as a
tool to promote further research and should NOT be considered as verified proof for genealogical records.
This document does not list everyone buried at St. Michael Cemetery. However, a number of sources were
used to obtain as many names as possible of people buried at St. Michael's.
H - Several personal readings, starting casually in 1990 and a complete walk through in 1999/2000 (H,
headstone; H-worn, information difficult to read, may be suspect) [Most of the headstones into the 1830's
were made of brown slabs of mountain sandstone and are fairly legible; headstones after this time period
switched to the more common white stone (sandstone or marble?) and are in many instances worn and
illegible)]
2) A review of the Cambria County Wills
FC - Funeral Card
O - Obituary; Of - obituary of
family member; unfortunately, some of the obits I have are undated
FR - family record / genealogy 6) N
- Newspaper article (Ebensburg Mountaineer-Herald, MAY 1915 and 17 MAY 1928 Memorial Day newspapers,
listed war service and cemetery where buried). Didn't always find a headstone to correspond to the
newspaper article, and not everyone who has a Civil War unit listed on their headstone shows up in a
newspaper article.
DR - Cambria County Death Registers, 1893-1905, LDS microfilm numbers 1293475
(1893-1895) and 1293476 (1895-1905). In many instances, the individuals making the entries in the death
registers would only list a number in the age column. In this document, the ???? reference was mostly
shown when parents were listed, as a low number would be shown (i.e., 1, 4, 9) and I did not want to list
a year if a child only lived a month. However, given the fact that often a number of entries would only
indicate a number, but many would be for older people (73, died of old age), it may be assumed ???? is
meant to refer to year for age.
LB - Catholic Vital Records of Central Pennsylvania, Volumes 1-5,
1793-1869, by Rev. Albert Ledoux. Noted in Volume 1: Church records bound pastors to keeping sacramental
records. Since records of burial did not fall into this category, they were all too frequently ignored by
the pastors.
K - Rev. Ferdinand Kittell's "Souvenir of Loretto, Circa 1797-1899", which contains early
baptisms, marriages and burials. Included in this book was a register of deaths, covering the period
November 17, 1793 to October 10, 1899. Rev. Kittell gathered this information from church records and
headstones at St. Michael.

 

Source reference NI0019 :

Individuals : Byrnes Joseph Robert
John Robert b. 29 June 1861
1920 United States Federal Census
about Robert Byrne
Name: Robert Byrne
[Robert Burne]
Home in 1920: West Carroll, Cambria, Pennsylvania
Age: 4 years
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1916
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Relation to Head of House: Son
Father's Name: Elmer
Father's Birth Place: Pennsylvania
Mother's Name: Elizabeth
Mother's Birth Place: Pennsylvania
Marital Status: Single
Race: White
Sex: Male
Image: 322
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members: Name Age
Elmer Byrne 34
Elizabeth Byrne 29
Albert Byrne 8
Walfred Byrne 6
Robert Byrne 4
Ralph Byrne 2


 

Source reference NI0021 :

Individuals : Manion Elsie
Barnesboro Star, Thursday, October 30, 1938
Elsie Byrnes died in Akron, Ohio, last Friday. The funeral was held at
St. Benedict Church and interment in the church cemetery.
Mrs. Byrnes was born in Susquehanna Township, the daughter of Edward
and Annie (Luther) Manion. She moved to Akron about ten years ago. She was
married to John Byrnes, who preceded her in death. She is survived by a
daughter, Anabel.
She was the sister of:
Henry, Hastings;
Frank,
Mayme Bearer, and
Edna, of Carrolltown.
Stella Semelsberger [wife of Jacob B. Semelsberger]is deceased.
She has a half-brother and sister:
Harriet [Elder] Weyland, of Detroit; and
Walter Elder, of Hastings.

 

Source reference NI0022 :

Individuals : Byrnes Marcellus Augustine "M.A."
From Fr. Lydon R. Lee, O.S.B. sending me church records in March 1980 wrote:
On the 9th day of February, year 1904, I joined in Holy Matrimony Marcellus Byrne, son of Thomas and Sarah (nee) Anna (nee) Fritz.
Witnesses: Fred Kline and Emma Byrne, signed Fr. Xavier Traxler, O.S.B.
According to Ella Mae Byrnes Burns Marcellus died of a heart attack

 

Source reference NI0023 :

Individuals : Byrnes Emma S.
74-1 1919 BYRNES, Emma RICKARD, O. J. 60-474 Cambria County Courthouse Marriage record numbers

 

Source reference NI0024 :

Individuals : Byrne Francis J. "Frank"
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CAMBRIA FREEMAN
EBENSBURG, PA
MARCH 1900
Friday, 2 Mar 1900
VOLUME XXXIV, NUMBER 9.
Liquor License Decisions.
On Monday morning Judge Barker filed his decisions in the liquor license applications. Out of a total of 229 applications 187 were granted, 39 refused and 3 held over for future action. One noticable fact about the list filed is that not one application for a new house in the whole county was granted.
Licenses were granted in the cases of Messrs. Monahan, Wilt, and Noel, of Reade township, against whom remonstrances had been filed but rules were granted to show cause why the licenses should not be revoked.
Below will be found a list of applicants from the northern section of the county whose applications were refused.
SUSQUEHANNA TOWNSHIP
F.J. Byrne, Byrnesville, retail
Penry Samson, Byrnesville, retail
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Cambria Freeman
Ebensburg, PA
1880
Friday, 22 OCT 1880
Page 3
The Carrolltown News credits Messrs. Francis and Luke Byrne, of Susquehanna township, with having recently chopped down a chestnut tree, which measured over three feet in diameter, in just three minutes.
Mr. Frank Byrne, of Susquehanna township, has just made a new departure, or rather repeated on a more extensive scale a former experiment, in potato growing. Two years ago this month Mr. Byrne took a notion to plant a few early potatoes in his garden and the result was a much better yield.
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1920 Census
Byrne(s)Francis J. 66Farm Laborer
Byrne(s)Mae56Wife
Byrne(s)Warren L.26Coal miner
Byrne(s)Ellen20Private Servant
Byrne(s)Goldie18Private Servant
Byrne(s)Myrtle15
Byrne(s)M**glia12
In 1900 Susquehanna Twp Census
this family had a white servant, Mary Wilman, born Sep 1883.
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CAMBRIA FREEMAN
EBENSBURG, PA
MARCH 1900
Liquor License Decisions.
On Monday morning Judge Barker filed his decisions in the liquor license applications. Out of a total of 229 applications 187 were granted, 39 refused and 3 held over for future action. One noticable fact about the list filed is that not one application for a new house in the whole county was granted.
Licenses were granted in the cases of Messrs. Monahan, Wilt, and Noel, of Reade township, against whom remonstrances had been filed but rules were granted to show cause why the licenses should not be revoked.
Below will be found a list of applicants from the northern section of the county whose applications were refused.
SUSQUEHANNA TOWNSHIP
F.J. Byrne, Byrnesville, retail
Penry Samson, Byrnesville, retail
Friday, 26 NOV 1880
Page 3
Column 2
Contributed By Lisa Baker.
LOCAL AND PERSONAL
Mr. Frank Byrne, of Susquehanna township, has just made a new departure, or rather repeated on a more extensive scale a former experiment, in potato growing. Two years ago this month Mr. Byrne took a notion to plant a few early potatoes in his garden and the result was a much better yield.

 

Source reference NI0025 :

Individuals : Byrnes Margaret Viola
Margaret's obit:
Margaret V. Hite June 20, 1972 Altoona Mirror, Pg. 27
Margaret V. Hite of Cresson, died yesterday, June 19, 1972. She was born Jan. 17, 1890, and married Amandus G. Hite, who died in July, 1965. Surviving are two children, Mrs. Nancy Marie Conrad of Lanham, Md., and George B. of Wilmington, Del.; seven grandchildren, and a brother and two sisters, William Byrnes and Mrs. 0. J. Rickard of Barnesboro and Mrs. L. A. Burns of Altoona. Friends will be received in the Casher-Kennedy Funeral Home. Cresson, from 7 to 9 p.m. today and 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. tomorrow.
[shared by: shabodeho@@aol.com , Sharon, 11 Jan 2010]
From: marilynkwash@@aol.com
Subject: Amandus Hite--son of Raphael
Date: Sun, 26 Mar 2006 16:41:14 -0500
References: <245.94a1973.31583ee2@@aol.com>
In-Reply-To: <245.94a1973.31583ee2@@aol.com>
Amandus was the son of Raphael and Magdalena (Bard) Hite. Either the olderst or next to olderst. I think the oldest one was killed in a train accident when he was in his early twenties and unmarried. I do have this in my notes and will post when I find it.
Thanks for all the other information.
By the way, Joe Roberts, the county commissioner from Cresson, had a Hite wife, but she belongs to the Blair County Hites descended from the Revolutionary War brothes, no relative to the German Heil/Heit/Hite family.
Marilyn
-----Original Message-----
From: LITGENIE@@aol.com
To: PACAMBRI-L@@rootsweb.com
Sent: Sun, 26 Mar 2006 14:00:50 EST
Subject: Re: [PaCambri] Obit Margaret V. Hite 1890-1972
In a message dated 3/26/2006 12:25:06 P.M. Eastern Standard Time,
eflad@@comcast.net writes:
Altoona Mirror
Margaret V. Hite
Of Cresson, died yesterday, June 19, 1972. She was born Jan. 17, 1890, and
married Amandus G. Hite, who died in July 1965. Surviving are two children,
Mrs. Nancy Marie Conrad of Lahnam, Md., and George B. of Wilmington, Del.;
seven grandchildren, and a brother and two sisters, William Byrnes and Mrs.
O.J. Rickard of Barnesboro and Mrs. L.A. Burns of Altoona. Friends will be
received in the Casher-Kennedy Funeral Home, Cresson, from 7 to 9 p.m. today
and 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. tomorrow.
Lots of questions here:
1. Is her husband, Amandus, the son of Raphael Hite and Magdalene Margarita
Bard?
I don't know.
2. What are the names of her sisters?
Emma Byrne, 1877 in PA married Orie J. Rickard
Ella Mae Byrne, 1900 in PA married Leonard A. Burn
3. What are the names of the spouses of her siblings and her children?
Gilbert V. Byrne & Martha H. Stoltz
Emma Byrne & Orie J. Rickard
John A. Byrne & ?
Mary J. Byrne, 1881-1881
Jacob Byrne, 1882 & ?
Marcellus A. Byrne & Emma McClure
Margaret V. Byne & Amandus G. Hite
Edward R. Byrne & Pauline R. Schrot
William H. Byrne & Effie M. Landenberger
Ella Mae Byrne & Leonard A. Burns
Children:
Spouses - I don't know.
4. Who are her parents?
Thomas J. Byrne, Jr. & Sarah Ann Miller
Beth

 

Source reference NI0026 :

Individuals : Byrnes Edward Raymond (16)
Social Security Number: 193-10-2503
The state listed in the birth locality field
is where the Social Security Number was issued.
The zip code listed in the death locality field
is the last place of residence.
Death Residence Localities
ZIP Code: 15714
Barnesboro, Cambria, Pennsylvania
From Cerfticate of Death: Usual Occupation: Bit.Coal Miner
WW1 Serial No.: 1838028
Had Carcinoma of the stomach for 6 months before death.
The following is from an email received by Edward A. Byrnes from Herman Jerome "Jerry" Byrne s concerning his dad and grandad, Edward R. Byrnes and Thomas J. Byrnes. Recieved Oct 20,2003 :
"Hi Edward----- when you were little it was "Eddie".I don't recognize the picture and I don' t think that I ever saw mygrandpa Byrnes---I think that I was too young. I do remember the b iglong bar in the hotel first floor.....the bar was closed and we kidsplayed there sometime s. The bar closed during prohibition and neverreopened. My father told me the story of the k eg of whiskey that arrivedat the train station ,in Barnesboro, several months after prohibit ionstarted. My father(your grandpa) drove a horse and buggy to the trainstation, picked u p the keg and brought it to Byrnesville. My father askedyour great grandfather what to do wi th the keg of whiskey and was told toopen it and pour it on the ground---and--he poured ou t the whole keg."

 

Source reference NI0027 :

Individuals : Byrnes William Henry
Social Security Number: 208-07-5746
The state listed in the birth locality field
is where the Social Security Number was issued.
The zip code listed in the death locality field
is the last place of residence.
Death Residence Localities
ZIP Code: 15714
Barnesboro, Cambria, Pennsylvania
William H. Byrnes listed the following as his occupations in a letter to Edward A. Byrnes i n 1981:
Coal Miner
Auto Mechanic

 

Source reference NI0028 :

Individuals : McClure Emma
1900 United States Federal Census
about Emma McClure
Name: Emma McClure
Home in 1900: Hastings, Cambria, Pennsylvania
Age: 13
Birth Date: Dec 1886
Birthplace: Penna
[Pennsylvania]
Race: White
Ethnicity: American
Gender: Female
Relationship to head-of-house: Daughter
Father's Name: Marion E
Father's Birthplace: Penna
Mother's Name: Annie
Mother's Birthplace: Penna
Marital Status: Single
Residence : Hastings Borough, Cambria, Pennsylvania
Occupation: View on Image
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members: Name Age
Marion E McClure 34
Annie McClure 33
Harvey McClure 15
Emma McClure 13
James A McClure 10
Lulu McClure 7
Edward McClure 3


 

Source reference NI0029 :

Individuals : Ladenberger Effie M.
Information from
Jeanette Byrnes Mailloux
165 Westmeath Drive
Moore, SC 29369
Recieved by Ed Byrnes 26 March 2005

 

Source reference NI0030 :

Individuals : Hoover Sophia (Huber)
Mrs. Sophia Byrne SPANGLER - Mrs. Sophia (HOOVER) BYRNE, 72, widow of Robert BYRNE, died Sat urday night at her home in Susquehanna Township after an extended illness. Mrs. Byrne was a d aughter of John and Eva (HYLE) HOOVER and was born in Elder Township on November 26, 1867. He r husband passed away 25 years ago. Surviving are these children: Elmer BYRNE, Cresson; Mrs . Agnes BERDEN, Barnesboro; Michael and Joseph BYRNE, both of Susquehanna Township; Mrs. Stel la KEEFER, Barnesboro; Augustine BYRNE, Susquehanna Township, and Mrs. James WINTERS, Barnesb oro. Also surviving are 33 grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and two sisters, Mrs. Pete r NAGLE, Elder Township, and Mrs. Michael TRINKLEY, Patton. Funeral Services will be conduct ed at 9 o'clock Wednesday morning in St. Edward's Catholic Church in Barnesboro by Rev. Fathe r Michael Brett, rector. Interment will be in St. Bernard's Cemetery in Hastings under the di rection of John R. Easly, Spangler mortician. Johnstown Tribune November 6, 1939 Page 19 [T RANSCRIBER'S NOTE: This obituary was transcribed and posted for the use of the genealogy comm unity because it appeared on the same page as a photocopy of an obituary I was interested in . I have no information on the surnames appearing in the obituary.]

 

Source reference NI0036 :

Individuals : Byrnes Joseph R.
Byrnes, Joseph R., 76, Barnesboro, RD 1, died Feb 3, 1970 at Miner's Hospital, Spangler. Bor n Jan 9, 1894, in Susquehanna Township, son of Robert and Sophia (Hoover) Byrnes. Survived b y brother, Michael J. Barnesboro RD 1 and sisters; Mrs Stella Keefe and Mrs. Ella Winters, bo th of Barnesboro. Veteran of World War 1. Member of Vodzak Post, American Legion,and Lewis E . Belcher Post, VFW, both of Barnesboro. Friends received from 7 to 9 pm Wednesday and fro m 2 to 4 pm and 7 to 9 pm Thursday at James J. Long Funeral Mass at 9 am Friday at the St. Ed ward's Catholic Church Barnesboro, the Rt. Rev. Msgr. Rodney F. Hemler Interment, St. Bernard 's Cemetery, Hastings, Military graveside service.Johnstown Tribune Democrat, Wed., Feb 4, 1 970
Joseph R. Byrnes never married, Barb Kochmit
Joseph R. Byrnes 1894--1970
M_Paronish57 (View posts) Posted: 12 Apr 2002 4:40PM
Classification: Obituary
Surnames: Byrnes, Hoover, Keefe, Winters
Byrnes, Joseph R., 76, Barnesboro, RD 1, died Feb 3, 1970 at Miner's Hospital, Spangler. Born Jan 9, 1894, in Susquehanna Township, son of Robert and Sophia (Hoover) Byrnes. Survived by brother, Michael J. Barnesboro RD 1 and sisters; Mrs Stella Keefe and Mrs. Ella Winters, both of Barnesboro. Veteran of World War 1. Member of Vodzak Post, American Legion,and Lewis E. Belcher Post, VFW, both of Barnesboro. Friends received from 7 to 9 pm Wednesday and from 2 to 4 pm and 7 to 9 pm Thursday at James J. Long Funeral Mass at 9 am Friday at the St. Edward's Catholic Church Barnesboro, the Rt. Rev. Msgr. Rodney F. Hemler Interment, St. Bernard's Cemetery, Hastings, Military graveside service.
Johnstown Tribune Democrat, Wed., Feb 4, 1970

 

Source reference NI0037 :

Individuals : Byrnes Stella C.
From: Marilynkwash@@aol.com
Subject: Re: [PaCambri] keefe byrnes family and funeral cards.
Date: Tue, 22 Feb 2005 11:51:55 -0500
There were two Keefe brothers, David and Dennis, who emigrated from Wales, via England. A relative looking for them got in touch with me, and I found the living descendants for him, and he came to visit. [The local paper ran an article.] The Keefe family had a reunion/party for him. He lives in Slough, near London and in sight of Windsor and Eton College. He is going to help me do research in London at the records office.
I do have a lot of Keefe information. When I find it, I will post it. One of the brother lived in Windber for a time, must have followed the coal mining there, but I think he returned to this area.
The London Keefe traced them to this area from a funeral card sent back to England and saved by his grandmother.
No one has mentioned them, but funeral cards are great for research. My grandparents' hobby was attending funerals of friends and relatives, and I have my grandmother's collection. Many of the early ones have photographs on them, and they almost always have birth dates, death dates, and the old ones have years, months and days of the person's life. I made a book by photocopying them, then started filling in the parents and families. I have lots of cards from distant cousins, as my grandparents always attended the funerals.
In a message dated 2/22/2005 9:17:01 AM Eastern Standard Time, Elaine Wilkinson <jwilkinson3@@triad.rr.com> writes:
>I am working on Stella C. Byrnes 1896 - 1 Jul 1976 married to David
>John Keefe... I see 6-17-1942 in Johnstown death index maybe him???
>
>Keefe, Mrs. Stella K., 80, 1604 Chestnut Ave., Barnesboro, died July 1,
>1976, at Miners Hosital, Spangler. Born Sept. 24, 1895, on Barnesboro
>R. D., daughter of Robert and Sophia (Hoover) Burns. Preceded in death
>by parents; husband, David John, and daughter, Mrs. Viola Baum.
>Survived by these children; Robert David and James Francis, both of
>Barnesboro. Mrs Margaret Mariskanish, Alverda; and Mrs Bernadine Dunn,
>Pittsburgh; also 14 grandchildren and 20 grandchildren. Sister of
>Michael, Barnesboro R. D. and Mrs. Ella Winters, Barnesboro. Member of
>auxillary to Hope Volunteer Fire Co. Friends received from 3 to 5 and 7
>to 9 Friday at James Long Funeral Home, Barnesboro, where service will
>be held at 2 pm Saturday, the Rev. David Rider, Interment North
>Barnesboro Cemetery.
>Johnstown Tribune Democrat, July 2, 1976
>
>I can't find them on the 1920/30 census,....only a David Keefe wd
>
>anyone have info on Viola Keefe Baum death
>
>are these Stella's children or step-children???
>
>Elaine
>
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Source reference NI0046 :

Individuals : Byrne Evalina Adaline
Byrnesville Resident Expires at Spangler Hospital After a Brief IllnessJan 19,-Mrs. Michae l Yeager, age 54, died yesterday afternoon at 5 o'clock at the Spangler Hospital followin g a brief illness of complication of diseases. She had been a resident of Byrnesville for a n umber of years. Surviving are her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Byrnes; her husband and these c hildren: Allen and William, both of Braddock; Raymond, of Colorado, and Crawford, at home. Sh e also leaves two brothers and four sisters; Warren of Patton; Amandus, of Barnesboro; Mrs. W illiam Fritz, Mrs. Jacob Whetmore and Mrs William Lucas, all of Braddock, and Mrs. Hugh Neils on, of Barnesboro. No arrangements have been made for the funeral.

 

Source reference NI0049 :

Individuals : Schrot Pauline Elizabeth (17)
Pauline Schrot was a teacher in Clearfield Co. PA Two of the things she taught were General H istory and Physical Geography. Pauline was certified for grades one through eight.
Pauline met the Byrnes family in Nicktown when she was a girl visiting her Uncle Frank in Nic ktown.
After talking to J. Rudolph Schrot on 14 July 2009 I learned that the family was connected to Johann Schroth who founded the climatic health spa of Lindewiese. Further research on the internet reveals:
http://www.stippler.net/html/ger/frames/neben/treffen2004/vortrag.html
One of the interesting facts is that my grandfather’s mother was a maiden Schroth. And the Schroths of Saubsdorf are distantly related to the Schroths of Lindewiese. They all can be traced back to their progenitor Bartel Schroth, who lived from 1540 to 1612. The most famous family representative was Johann Schroth who was born in 1798. In 1829 he founded the climatic health spa of Lindewiese. The spa got its permission by a royal edict in Vienna in 1840. The spa is specialized on balneotherapy of skin diseases and diseases caused by metabolic derangement as well as glandes with internal secretion. Descendants of Johann Schroth worked at the spa as doctors till 1946. In 1945 the Czech state took over the whole property. Luckily it became a private enterprise in 1992. The spa buildings have a total capacity of about 230 beds and 3,000 patients come here every year. Up-to-date methods and devices (massages, hydrotherapy, electrotherapy, paraffin bath) are used in therapy. By that the Schroth spa helps even today to restore the health conditions of thousands of patients.
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Johann Schroth, also Johannes Schroth (* 11 February 1798 in with Freiwaldau; "? 26. March 1856 in lime tree meadow) was a nature-sound and an inventor of the Schrothkur designated after it. It was called also roll doctor, because dry rolls were an important component of the cure.
Over date of birth of Johann the Schroth gives it different data, either to 1797 or 1798; there is also the indication 2 February 1800. Generally 11 February 1798 is accepted. Its place of birth belonged too Austrian to Schlesien. Another nature-sound, Vincenz Priessnitz, was in the primary school a schoolmate of Schroth. After the early death of his father its nut/mother married a wagoner from Niederlindewiese, where the family pulled then.
With approximately 18 years Schroth was hurt by the hoof impact of a horse at the right knee, which thereupon remained rigid. A monk of the medal of the Barmherzigen brothers is to have guessed/advised him to cold envelopes. After several weeks Schroth noticed a clear improvement, on which he used this "?therapy"? also with others. Strange to say Priessnitz developed its water therapy likewise in this way by a nearly identical accident. Schroth attributed the welfare effect however above all to the damp warmth and developed one completebody-winds.
A further element of its Schrothkur, which took with "?drying days"?, Schroth observations at gotten sick cattle, which refused, hardly drank then the fodder and little moved. That brought it on the idea to transfer this behavior as cure to ill humans. This method obviously showed successes, in addition, and Schroth turned out soon into the call, a "?miracle doctor"? to be, as Scharlatan was designated and of the Kurpfuscherei accused. Thus 19 turned out in. Century also the trailers of the Priessnitz water cure and those the Schrothkur into a violent method controversy. The general German biography judges in addition: "?However at both establishment places of the Curen, in lime tree meadow and in much was the one (Priessnitz, suppl.) wanted to propel his patients with cold water, with many beverages flooding, with rough food by the organism for Selbstheilung; the other one (Schroth, suppl.) wanted, so much than possible liquids extracting, the water internally shrinking from and the dry food and the damp warmth huldigen."?
Already during lifetimes Schroths gave it beside Lobeshymnen also violent criticism, particularly from the medical profession. Designated the cure as which is good for Hypochonder particularly.
Schroth died to 26. March 1856 at the consequences of a heart disease; 1870 were established to it in lime tree meadow a monument. Its son continued the Schrothkuren in the paternal mental hospital.

 

Source reference NI0050 :

Individuals : Byrne Silas Augustine
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From:
THE BENEDICTINE FATHERS IN CAMBRIA COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA
By the Rev. Modestus Wirtner, O.S.B.
PERMISSU SUPERIORUM
Copyright 1926
Rev. Modestus Wirtner, O.S.B.
ST. BENEDICT'S CHURCH 23
South of St. Joseph and removed thereon. In May 1840 the Bishop obliged him to
take up his residence at Loretto to replace Father Gallitzin there and from
there he also attended this church. In 1843 he took up his residence on his farm
at Carrolltown. He continued in charge here until January 1847 when the Rev.
Nicholas Haeres (18), of Loretto visited the church, from Loretto. In September
1847, the Rev. Nicolas Stauber was placed in charge. He resided in the parsonage
which the people built for him that fall. The 28x34 two story weather-boarded
plank building was divided on the first floor by a hall, on the second floor
there were four rooms. The building was situated about a hundred or more feet
from the road and was partly across the cemetery line fence facing the William
Herzog farm. The first renter was Sebastian Noel, father of William Noel. In
1854 The Honorable A. A. Barker moved into the empty house. Later for many years
John Glass, who married widdow Flinton, lived in it. Silas Byrne lived in it
from 1875-77. Then Levi Nagle lived there for a short time (19).
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From: "Beth Campbell Fladaker" <eflad@@comcast.net>
Subject: Re: [PaCambri] Byrne - Nagle ?
Date: Thu, 31 Mar 2005 08:22:40 -0800 (Pacific Standard Time)
References: <200503311421.j2VELn9x000414@@mail.rootsweb.com>
Descendants of Silas Augustine Byrne
Generation No. 1
1. SILAS AUGUSTINE4 BYRNE (BARNABUS BERNARD3, THOMAS2, JOHN1) was born
September 23, 1831 in Cambria County, PA. He married MARY ANN NAGLE February
10, 1863 in Carrolltown, Cambria Co, PA, daughter of RICHARD NAGLE and MARY
CUNNINGHAM. She was born April 05, 1841 in Cambria County, PA.
Notes for SILAS AUGUSTINE BYRNE:
Ledoux CVR, Vol. I, p. 98, #02085 Byrne, Silas Augustinus (Barnabae/Mariae)
b. 09-23 bp. 11-13-1831 gp: Augustinus Byrne/Maria Levy DAG.
In August of 1863 there was a lottery drawn for the draft for the Civil War.
In the November 4th issue 1863 of the Democrat and Sentinel a list of those
men exempt was printed.
Exempt. The following is an abstract of exempt for Cambria county, and the
cause of their exemption.
Silas Byrne, Susquehanna, paid commutation
1860 Census, Susquehanna twp, Cambria Co, Pennsylvania
Living with Michael and Emily Platt as a laborer at age 32.
Ledoux CVR, Vol. IV, p. 235, #5048 Byrne, Salis (Barnabae/Mariae Driscol),
aged 29 m. 02-10-1863 Maria Anna Nagle (Richardi/Mariae Cunningham), aged 22
wi: Jacob Kuntz/Cath. Nagle PAE.
Sources:
Ancestor File - LDS Online, Charles Lantzy.
Ledoux CVR
U.S. Census Records
Souvenir of Loretto Centenary
Correspondence - James Thomas Rosenbaum
More About SILAS AUGUSTINE BYRNE:
Baptism: November 13, 1831, St. Michael's, Loretto, Cambria Co, PA
Census 1: 1850, Carroll Township, Cambria Co, PA
Census 2: 1860, Susquehanna Twp, Cambria Co, PA
Godparents: Augustine Byrne and Mary Levy
Notes for MARY ANN NAGLE:
Ledoux CVR, Vol. II, p. 7, #0101 Nagle, Maria Anna (Richardi/Mariae) b.
04-05 bp. 04-25-1841 gp: Michael Cunningham/Maria Cunningham PHL.
Ledoux CVR, Vol. IV, p. 235, #5048 Byrne, Salis (Barnabae/Mariae Driscol),
aged 29 m. 02-10-1863 Maria Anna Nagle (Richardi/Mariae Cunningham), aged 22
wi: Jacob Kuntz/Cath. Nagle PAE.
Sources:
Ledoux CVR
U.S. Census Records
Ancestor File - LDS Online, Charles Lantzy
Correspondence - James Thomas Rosenbaum
More About MARY ANN NAGLE:
Baptism: May 25, 1841, St. Michael's, Loretto, Cambria Co, PA
Census 1: 1850, Susquehanna Twp, Cambria Co, PA
Census 2: 1860, Susquehanna Twp, Cambria Co, PA
Godparents: Michael and Mary Cunningham
Marriage Notes for SILAS BYRNE and MARY NAGLE:
St. Benedict's
Ledoux CVR, Vol. IV, p. 235, #5048
Byrne, Salis (Barnabae/Mariae Driscol), aged 29 m. 02-10-1863 Maria Anna
Nagle (Richardi/Mariae Cunningham), aged 22 wi: Jacob Kuntz/Cath. Nagle PAE.
Sources:
Ledoux CVR
More About SILAS BYRNE and MARY NAGLE:
Marriage: February 10, 1863, Carrolltown, Cambria Co, PA
Witnesses: Jacob Kuntz/Catherine Nagle
Child of SILAS BYRNE and MARY NAGLE is:
i. MARY5 BYRNE, b. May 23, 1869, St. Boniface, Cambria County, Pennsylvania.
Notes for MARY BYRNE:
Ledoux CVR, Vol. V, p. 351, #7880 Burn, Mariam (Sales/Mariae Anna Nagle) b.
05-23 bp. 07-11-1869 gp: Agnes & Lucas Wiekland PER
Sources:
Ledoux CVR
More About MARY BYRNE:
Baptism: July 11, 1869, St. Boniface Church, St. Boniface, Cambria Co, PA
Godparents: Agnes & Luke Weakland

 

Source reference NI0051 :

Individuals : Byrnes Raymond Thomas "Tom"
SSN 198-20-2098

 

Source reference NI0060 :

Individuals : Rickard Ory J.
Social Security Death Index
about Orry Rickard
Name: Orry Rickard
SSN: 193-10-2629
Last Residence: Pennsylvania
Born: 11 May 1875
Died: Jan 1965
State (Year) SSN issued: Pennsylvania (Before 1951)

 

Source reference NI0062 :

Individuals : Campbell Henry J.
6. Agnes Ann3 Byrne (John2, John1) was born June 30, 1824 in Loretto, Cambria County, Pennsylvania, and died April 28, 1851 in Carrolltown, Cambria County, Pennsylvania. She married Henry * J. Campbell February 29, 1848 in Carrolltown, Cambria County, Pennsylvania, son of John Campbell and Susan Myers. He was born March 31, 1827 in near Ashville, Cambria County, Pennsylvania, and died September 06, 1908 in Altoona, Blair County, Pennsylvania.
Notes for Agnes Ann Byrne:
Ledoux CVR, Vol. I, p. 60, #01291 Byrne, Agnes Anna (Joannis/Mariae Annae) b. 06-30 bp 08-15-1824 gp: Barnabas Byrne/Catharina Byrne, dau. of Thomas DAG. [St. Michael's]
Souvenir of Loretto Centenary, p. 102
Listed with parents, John Byrne and Mary Ann Bender.
Agnes probably died from complications of childbirth as she died two weeks after the birth of her son, John.
Ledoux CVR, Vol. III, p. 256, #5589 Campbell, Agnes d. 04-28-1851 27 y.
Sources:
Correspondence - Ed Byrnes
Correspondence - Leora Rabuck
Family Lineage - A.C.J. Campbell
World Connect - DJ Owens
More About Agnes Ann Byrne:
Age at Death: 26 years, 9 months, 29 days
Baptism: August 15, 1824, St. Michael's, Loretto, Cambria County, Pennsylvania
Burial: St. Benedict's Cemetery, Carrolltown, Cambria County, Pennsylvania
Census: 1850, Carroll Township, Cambria County, Pennsylvania
Census Household: 1850, Henry Campbell, husband
Godparents: Barnabas and Catherine Byrne
Notes for Henry * J. Campbell:
Ledoux CVR, Vol. I, p. 75, #01597 Campbell, Henricus (Joannis/Susannae) b. 03-31 bp. 05-06-1827 gp: Henricus Bender/Martha Meyers, d. of Joannes DAG.
Souvenir of Loretto Centenary, p. 103
Listed with parents John Campbell and Susan Myers.
Marriage of Henry and Agnes Byrne not found in Ledoux CVR.
Democrat and Sentinel, Ebensburg, June 25, 1856, Vol. 3, No. 33, page 2
Fatal Affray
We regret to learn that an unfortunate occurrence happened at Carrolltown in this county on Monday afternoon last, which resulted in the death of a man named Jeremiah Fenton.
It appears that some difficulty had occurred between Fenton, and Henry J. Campbell about a boy who had run away from the latter. At the time of the affray, Campbell was at work in a stave making shop, when Fenton came in, and an immediate altercation ensued. Several persons were present at the time, and heard the loud language between them. Campbell was standing with a stave in his hand, and warned Fenton off, but which was disregarded by the latter. Upon approaching Campbell he stooped as if reaching for a stave when Campbell struck him a blow across the head with the one he was holding, by which he was completely stunned. He was then carried to a house close by, where he lingered until about eleven o'clock the same night when he expired.
Campbell immediately surrendered himself and is now in jail. A post mortem examination was made in the case by Drs. Lewis and Smith, and an Inquest was held over the body by James Carroll, Esq.
As the whole matter will soon undergo a legal investigation we forbear making any comments at present upon this unfortunate occurrence.
Democrat and Sentinel, Ebensburg, July 2, 1856, Vol. 3, No. 36
RAN AWAY
FROM the subscriber on the 20th instant, an indentured apprentice named Henry Kost, he is about 15 years old. I hereby caution all persons not to trust him on any account.
HENRY J. CAMPBELL
Carrolltown, June 22, 1856.
Democrat and Sentinel, Ebensburg, Pennsylvania, 10 SEP 1856, VOL. 3, NO. 46
Com vs. Henry J. Campbell--Murder. Prisoner being arraigned, pleads not guilty, and puts himself on his country. Dist Atty similiter et issue. Jury called and sworn, who say that the defendant is not guilty.
(SIMILITER, pleading. When the defendant's plea contains a direct contradiction of the declaration, and concludes with referring the matter to be tried by a jury of the country, the plaintiff must do so too; that is, he must also submit the matter to be tried by a jury, without offering any new answer to it, and must stand or fall by his declaration. In such case, he merely replies that as the defendant has put himself upon the country, that is, has submitted his cause to be tried by a jury of the country, he, the plaintiff, does so likewise, or the like. Hence this sort of replication is called a similiter, that having been the effective word when the proceedings were in Latin.)
The Benedictine Fathers In Cambria County, Pennsylvania by
By the Rev. Modestus Wirtner, O.S.B. (p.170)
Richard Proutfoute ran a shook-shop on his farm, now owned by Mrs. Helen Swope, on the road to Glen Connell, and another in Campbelltown. A bundle of shook consisted of enough staves to form a hogshead, which had been shaved and put together and prepared for everything but the heads and then taken apart and then bound together with hickory bands to facilitate transportation. These shooks were sold and sent to the West Indies to transfer molasses, sugar, etc. Teamsters hauled the shook to Hollidaysburg and loaded them on the canal boats.
Harry Hatch was the timekeeper and Jerimiah Flinton was the superintendent of the Campbelltown shop. Under him worked John Stolz, Mr. Peach, Henry Campbell, Jacob Yeckly, Lawrence and Julius Stich, Edmund Eastman, William Kelly, David Horst and John Campbell. Jerimiah Flinton died, aged 35, on June 23, 1856, or as others express it, was killed by H. Campbell who struck him with a stave. After this the men refused to work in the shop. Across the road from the shop John P. Parrish had built and ran a tavern. Proutfoute bought his stable, moved it across the street and in this building the shook business was continued.
Reference Ledoux Volume 3, items 5500 and 5663. The latter of the two items states "Jeremais Finton d.06-23-1856 bur.06-25 35 y was killed by H. Campbell in his shook shop".
Census Information:
1830 Census, Susquehanna Township, Cambria County, Pennsylvania:
Campbell, John, 1 male, age under 5 (Henry J.); 1 male, age 20-30 (John himself); 1 female, age under 5 (Catherine); 1 female, age 10-15 (possibly a servant, niece, or such); 1 female, age 20-30 (Susan).
1840 Census, Carroll Township, Cambria County, Pennsylvania
John Campble (8 male, 2 female) Henry J., John Jr., Joseph, Robert A.,. Peter (this would only make 5 males if you include John Sr. Perhaps had farm hands living there), Catherine and Susan.
1850 Census, Carroll Township, Cambria County, Pennsylvania (Aug)
Line 16
Henry CAMPBELL, age 23, carpenter, assets $500, b. Penn
Agnes, age 25, b. Penn
Catherine, age 7/12, b. Penn
1860 Census, Latrobe, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania (July)
Page 146, Line 40
Henry CAMPBELL, age 33, carpenter, b. Penn
(next page)
Bridget Campbell, age 31, b. Penn
Almira, age 6, b. Penn
Silvester, age 4, b. Penn
Catherine, age 10, b. Penn
(John, son of Henry and Agnes is listed with his aunt Catherine Farrell and living with John and Susan Campbell, and he is age 9. during this census.)
After the death of his second wife, and the end of the Civil War, Henry married Theresa Switzler. We find them in Buckner, Virginia between 1875 and 1883. We can assume that they went to Virginia so Henry could find work and help in the restoration form damages done during the war. Henry and his son, Henry S. (Harry), both carpenters, took charge in the building of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Buckner. Three of their children were born in Buckner, although the twin of Anthony died as an infant and is one of the first to be buried in the church cemetery. When they returned to Pennsylvania, they settled in Altoona, where they remained the rest of their lives. My aunt, Elizabeth Campbell Cap, granddaughter of Henry J., faintly remembers hearing family gossip that Henry moved his family to Virginia because of the "murder" charges. She, however, did not realize that Henry had been acquitted of the offense. Also, these charges were in 1856 and their move to Virginia was much later, after the marriage of Henry and Theresa.
1870 Census, Carroltown Borough, Cambria County, Pennsylvania (Aug)
p. 1, Line 1, Munster P.O.
CAMPBELL, Henry, age 43, farmer, b. Penn
Theresa, age 29, keeping house, b. Germany, parents b. Germany
Catharine, age 20, house girl, b. Penn
Elmira, age 16, b. Penn, attends school
Henry S., age 14, b. Penn, attends school
Mary, age 8, b. Penn, attends school
Emma, age 3, b. Penn, (attends school is marked)
Anna, age 1, b. Penn
CAMPBELL, Susan, age 65, b. Penn (S is written in the Deaf column) [Susan is the mother of Henry J.]
1880 Census, Cuckoo Township, Louisa County, VA (June)
E.D. 101, Page 57, Line 2
CAMPBELL, H.J., age 52, carpenter, b. Penn, parents b. Penn
Theresa, wife, age 39, keeping house, b. Penn, parents b. Penn (Error: Theresa was born in Germany, as were her parents)
Mary, daughter, age 16, at home, b. Penn
Emma, daughter, age 13, at home, b. Penn
Rosa, daughter, age 10, at home, b. Penn
Theresa, daughter, age 5, b. Penn
Anthony, son, age 4, b. Penn (Error: Anthony was born in Virginia)
Margaret, daughter, age 2, b. Virginia
1900 Census, Altoona, Blair County, Pennsylvania (June)
ED 67, Sheet 1A, Line 18, 2524 Oak Ave.
CAMPBELL, Henry J., head, Mar 1826, age 74, m/34 yrs, b. Penn, parents b. Penn, house carpenter
Teresa, wife, Nov 1840, age 59, m/34 yrs, b. Germany, parents b. Germany, imm. 1862
Anthony C., son, Nov 1876, single, age 23, b. Virginia, time keeper, railroad
Ida T., daughter, Aug 1874, single, age 25, b. Penn, bailer at silk mill
Joseph M., son, Mar 1882, single, age 18, b. Penn, winder at silk mill
Henry J. Campbell is listed in Werer's Altoona Directory (1882-1883) as carpenter, owning home on Dry Gap Road. Later address as 2516 Oak Ave. Dry Gap Road begins near intersection of 13th Ave and 16th St. extending westward to city limits and beyond.
CLARK'S DIRECTORY OF THE City of Altoona, Pa., FOR THE YEAR 1890.
Campbell Henry J. carpenter, owns home 2516 Oak ave
Obituary:
Henry J. Campbell, formerly of this city, but later of Baker's Mines, died at 12:40 Sunday afternoon, of Bright's disease, at the home of his daughter, Mrs. John Hilger, at Baker's Mines. He was born in Cambria County, March 31, 1826. His wife died two years ago. He was a carpenter by trade and a member of the Carpenter's Union. He was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church. He is survived by the following children. Mrs. Hilger, with whom he made his home, and Mrs. J.H. Hoover, Mrs. Charles Orner, Anthony and Joseph, all of Altoona, and Harry F. of Salt Lake City, Utah. The body will be brought here Tuesday morning for interment, the hour for services to be announced later.
(A later article)
The body of Henry J. Campbell was brought to this city this morning and taken to the home of his daughter, Mrs. J. H. Hoover, 702 Eleventh Avenue, where it can be viewed by friends. The funeral will take place Wednesday morning, mass to be celebrated at 9 o'clock at St. Mary's Catholic Church. Interment in St. Mary's cemetery. (St. Mary's Church was originally named Immaculate Conception Church - same as the church Henry built in Buckner, VA.)
Sept. 6, 1908 (I assume the Altoona newspaper for that time)
Stevens Mortuary, Altoona, Pennsylvania. 1883-1910, p. 30, Campbell, Henry J., d. 9/6/1908 at r/o Mrs. John Hilger, Bakers Mines, Pa.; i. 9/9/1908 from r/o Mrs. J. H. Hover, 702 11th Ave.; a. 82 yrs. 5 mos. 5 days; i. St. Mary's. Shipped J. E.
Henry was an extraordinary man. He outlived three wives, and had approximately 18 children (two unproven).
Sources:
Democrat and Sentinel, Ebensburg, Pennsylvania
Correspondence - Leora Rabuck
Family Lineage - A.C.J. Campbell
World Connect - DJ Owens
Death Certificate
Stevens Mortuary, Altoona, Pennsylvania
Obit of Anthony C.J. Campbell, son
More About Henry * J. Campbell:
Age at Death.: 81 years, 5 months, 6 days
Baptism: May 06, 1827, St. Michael's, Loretto, Cambria County, Pennsylvania
Burial: September 09, 1908, St. Mary's Cemetery, Altoona, Blair County, Pennsylvania
Cause of Death: Acute indigestion - duration 2 days
Death Informant: J.H. Hoover
Godparents: Henry Bender and Martha Meyers
Medical Information: Bright's disease
Occupation 1: 1850, Carpenter
Occupation 2: Cabinet maker
Occupation 3: 1860, Carpenter
Occupation 4: 1870, Farmer
Occupation 5: 1880, Carpenter
Occupation 6: 1900, House carpenter
Residence 1: Bet. 1893 - 1901, 2524 Oak Ave, Altoona, Blair County, Pennsylvania
Residence 2: 1891, 1416 Oak Ave, Altoona, Blair County, Pennsylvania
Residence 3: Bet. 1904 - 1907, 2526 Oak Ave, Altoona, Blair County, Pennsylvania
More About Henry Campbell and Agnes Byrne:
Marriage: February 29, 1848, Carrolltown, Cambria County, Pennsylvania
Children of Agnes Byrne and Henry Campbell are:
+29i.Catherine Agnes4 Campbell, born December 15, 1849 in Carroll Township, Cambria County, Pennsylvania; died October 10, 1906 in Hastings, Cambria County, Pennsylvania.
30ii.John Celestine Campbell, born April 15, 1851 in Carrolltown, Cambria County, Pennsylvania; died February 10, 1905 in Carrolltown, Cambria County, Pennsylvania.
Notes for John Celestine Campbell:
Ledoux CVR, Vol. III, p. 208, #4725 Campbell, Joannes Coelestinus (Henrici/Agnetis Byrns) b. 04-15 Carroll Township. bp. 04-20-1851 at St. Benedict's gp: Joanne Campbell/Elisabetha Hilger CEN.
1860 Census, Carrolltown Borough, Cambria County, Pennsylvania (July)
Page 182, Line 9
CAMPBELL, John, age 56, farmer, assets $5000, b. Penn
(Makes John's b/d abt. 1804)
Susan, age 55, b. Penn
(Notice that Susan is only 1 year younger than John.)
Augustine, age 20, laborer, assets $150, b. Penn
FARRELL, Catharine, age 31, assets $150, b. Penn [a widow]
FARRELL, Henrietta, age 10, b. Penn, attends school.
FARRELL, Mary E., age 5, b. Penn, attends school.
FARRELL, John C., age 9, b. Penn, attends school.
(This is John C. Campbell, son of Henry J. and first wife, Catherine. He is living with his grandparents and is mistakenly added here as Farrell.)
Regis has date of death as Oct. 8, 1866. My information came from the mortuary records. Also, Sandra McCartney has date of death as Oct. 8, 1866. Who are the other two John Campbell's? The one who died in 1866 and the one who died in 1905...hmmmm.

Stevens Mortuary, Altoona, Pennsylvania. 1883-1910, p. 31, Campbell, John, d. 2/10/1905 at r/o _________Hesley, 6th Ave. & 34th St.; i. 2/13/1905 Spruce Creek, Huntingdon County, Pa.; a. 54 yrs. 1 mo. 3 days. (Would make birthdate January 7, 1851.)
There is a George and Ella Hesley in Altoona in 1900. Also is a John Campbell and wife Emma with several children. The Campbell's were enumerated on the following page from the Hesley's. Why John was interred in Huntingdon County is not known, when he died in Altoona.
Cole Waite had Elmira married to her half brother, John C. Campbell who died in 1905 in Altoona or 1866 in Carrolltown. If he died in 1866, Elmira would have been only 12.
Possible:
1900 United States Federal Census
Name: John Campbell
Home in 1900: Logan, Blair, Pennsylvania
Age: 49
Estimated birth year: abt Jan 1851
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Relationship to head-of-house: Boarder
Race: White
Household Members:
Name Age
Emanuel Smith 26
Emma Smith 26
John Campbell 49
Sources:
Correspondence - Cole Waite
Family Lineage - A.C.J. Campbell
World Connect - DJ Owens
Stevens Mortuary, Altoona, Pennsylvania
More About John Celestine Campbell:
Age at Death.: 53 years, 9 months, 26 days
Baptism: April 20, 1851, St. Benedict's, Carrolltown, Cambria County, Pennsylvania
Census: 1860, Carrolltown, Carroll Township, Cambria County, Pennsylvania
Census Household: 1860, John Campbell, grandfather
Godparents: John Campbell and Elisabeth Hilger

 

Source reference NI0063 :

Individuals : Gibas Joseph Francis
Disabled

 

Source reference NI0064 :

Individuals : Byrne John (256)
John Byrne
B:1740 in St. Mary's Lane, Dublin, Ireland
D:28 AUG 1838 in Allegheny Twp, Cambria Co. Pa Ann B:

U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900
about John Byrne
Name: John Byrne
Gender: male
Birth Place: Ir
Birth Year: 1740
Spouse Name: Ann Byrne
Spouse Birth Year: 1750
Number Pages: 1

From H.W. Storey, History of Cambria Co. pg 22:
"Wither Emericus Bender adn Conrad Luther, John Byrne purchased 440 acres at $6 per acre"
From Biographical & Portrait Cyclopedia of Cambria County, PA pub 1896:
"Married in Ireland. After dealth of wife, emigrated to America with eight surviving children . About 1795 came to present Loretto, Allegheny Twp., Cambria Co., PA adn purchased 440 acres , part of which he cleared for a farm owned (1896) by Mr. Flick."
The History Of The Commonwealth Of Pennsylvaniaauthor - William H. Egle, M.D.pub in 1876p age - 468It is believed that Captain Michael McGUIRE was the first white man who settled i n the present bounds of Cambria county. He settled in the neighborhood where Loretto now stands, in the year 1790, and commenced improving that now interesting and well-cultivated portio n of Allegheny township, a large portion of which is still owned by his decendants. Luke McGUIRE, Esq., and Captain Richard McGUIRE were sons of Michael McGUIRE, and came with him. Thoma s BLAIR, of Blair's gap, Huntingdon county, was at that time the nearest neighbor Captain McG UIRE had. He resided at a distance of twelve miles. Mr. McGUIRE was followed not long afterw rds by Cornelius MAGUIRE , Richard NAGEL , William DOTSON , Richard ASHCRAFT , Michael RAGE R , James ALCORN, and John STORM ; the last was of German descent. These were followed by oth ers - John TRUX , John DOUGLASS , John BYRNE , and we believe, William MELOY. Under the auspi ces if these men, and perhaps a few others, the county improved very rapidly. The first grist -mill in the county was built by Mr. John STORM.page - 470The third settlement was made b y a colony of emigrants from Wales. Ebensburg and vicinity were not settled for several year s after the first settlement was made at Loretto and Munster. -- In the fall and winter of 17 96, the families of Thomas PHILLIPS , William JENKINS , Theophilus REES , Evan ROBERTS , Rev . Rees LLOYD , William GRIFFITH , James NICHOLAS , Daniel GRIFFITH , John JONES , David THOMA S , Evan JAMES , George ROBERTS ; and Thomas W. JONES, Esq. , John JENKINS , Isaac GRIFFITH , and John TOBIAS, bachelors, commenced settling in Cambria township, Cambria county ; and i n the following spring and summer the famlies of Rev. Morgan J. REES , John J. EVANS , Willia m REES , Simon JAMES , William WILLIAMS (South) , Thomas GRIFFITH , John THOMAS , John ROBERT S (Penbryn), , John ROBERTS (shoemaker), David REES , Robert WILLIAMS , George TURNER , Thoma s GRIFFITH (farmer) , James EVANS , Griffith ROWLAND , David EDWARDS , Thomas LEWIS, and Davi d DAVIS, bachelors, followed
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From: <jctripp@@charter.net <mailto:jctripp@@charter.net>>Subject: Re: [PaCambri] Byrne Famil y of Cambria CoDate: Sat, 15 Feb 2003 08:08:43 -0600References: <<037b01c2d07d$429a67e0$0f4 c7744@@al.charter.com>>
Well, a Thank You to many on this list that sent me an answer to my who
John Byrne's wife question. Here are the replies to set the record
straight.
My original question & bit of Baltimore info (thinking that this Elenor
Byrne might be the wife of John Byrne of Ireland) :
"In regards to John Byrne and wife who died in
Ireland (parents of Sarah.)
Early Catholic Church Records of Maryland and Delaware. St. Peter's
Catholic Church, Baltimore MD. I did find that an Elenor Byrne wife of John
Byrne died Oct 12, 1798 buried Oct. 13 1798, she was a native of
Ireland.(Could the info regarding John Byrne's wife dying in Ireland be
off?)"
and:
"The Byrne family is mentioned in the Biographical & Portrait Cyclopedia
found on-line at the Cambria Co PA site. The bio of Thomas Byrne p. 231-232
lists the founder of this family as John Byrne, born in Ireland. He
emigrated to America in 1795 bringing with him 3
sons & 5 daughters, his wife having died in Ireland."
The replies:
Catholic Trails West lists Ann as the wife of John Byrne.
and
The Baltimore cemetery also has Elenor's husband John Byrne buried there
too.
and
The tombstone inscription of John Byrne, buried at Loretto, sent by Janet.
IHS
Here Lieth the Body
Of JOHN BYRNE *
Also The Body of
his wife *ANN* may
They Rest in peace
AMEN
No dates on the marker, but I did find this:
CVR vol 1 p 170:
03672: BYRNE, Joannes, native of Ireland
d. 08-28 bur. 08-29-1838
I don't know how men pack for a long journey, so I'm not asking how Ann got
to Loretto.
Jane
researching PLATT in Cambria Co PA
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From: "Jean Blackwood" <birdsandbees50@@hotmail.com <mailto:birdsandbees50@@hotmail.com>>Subje ct: [PaCambri] Both Byrne DescendentsDate: Mon, 18 Sep 2000 04:09:13 GMT
Since there are so many Lantzy-Luther-Link-Bender-Byrne-Platt researchers
out there I thought I'd share an interesting fact I just discovered. My
grandparents, George Isadore Lantzy and Anna Link were fourth cousins. He
descended from John Byrne by way of Thomas Byrne, Barnabus Byrne, Mary
Magdalene Byrne, Emma Emily Weakland. She also descended from John Byrne
through his daughter Sarah, Mary Ann Platt, Sarah Ann Luther, Lucinda
Bender.
I would guess that with all the intermarriages among these family lines,
most of us are cousins several times over - and everyone must be part
Weakland! Jean Lantzy Blackwood
From Founding Families of Loretto by Edmund J. Adams
John Byrne Sr. (father of John and Thomas)
1800 Allegheny Township, Huntington County Census
1807 Gallitzin Petition
1808-15 Tax List
1810 Allegheny Township, Cambria County Census
1813 Pascal Confession
m. Ann _________
c. Henry, John, Thomas (1770), Catherine (1775), Eleanor Ann (1782), Sarah, Phoebe, Agnes
Notes for THOMAS T. BYRNE:
>"Biographical & Portrait Cyclopedia of Cambria Co., PA:
> THOMAS T. BYRNE, a prominent and successful farmer of Clearfield
> Township, this county, is a son of Augustine and Ann (Driskle) Byrne,
> and was born in Allegheny Township, this county, March 15, 1832. The
> Byrne family came originally from Ireland, and were among the early
> pioneer settlers of Cambria County. John Byrne, the great-grandfather,
> was born in Ireland, and was the founder of the family in this
> country. He emigrated to America in 1795, bringing with him his three
> sons and five daughters, his wife having died in Ireland. He located
> near Loretto, on what is now known as the Flick farm, and engaged in
> farming. He was one of the very early settlers of this county,
> locating here previous to Father Gallitzin, who was a pioneer in
> Cambria county. His children were: Henry, John, Thomas, Mrs. McGuire,
> Mrs. Levi, and Mrs. Platt. Thomas Byrne (grandfather) was born in
> Ireland, and, when a boy came with his father to America. He assisted
> his father on the farm until he reached mature years, when he located
> on a farm in Carroll Township, where he followed the pursuits of a
> farmer all his life. He died in 1832. He married Miss Burgoon, and
> this marriage resulted in the birth of thirteen children: Bernard,
> Michael, Augustine, Catherine, Little, Henry, James, Nancy Buck,
> Elizabeth, John, Thomas, Frances and Mary Ann.They were a family of
> farmers, and are now all deceased but Frances, who resides at
> Carrolltown, this county. Augustine Byrne (father) was born in Carroll
> Township, April 18, 1807, and died near Chest Springs, Allegheny
> Township, May 8, 1864. He lived in Allegheny Township all his life
> except during a short period spent in Washington Township. He was a
> farmer and a member of the Roman Catholic church. He married Miss Ann,
> a daughter of Charles Driskle, of Allegheny Township, and to them were
> born eight children: Michael, of Allegheny Township; Alice, deceased,
> who was the wife of James Adams, now deceased; Thomas J.; Mary
> deceased, was the wife of L. Leonard Litzinger; Margaretta, deceased;
> Sarah, the wife of Benjamin Grove, of Chest Springs; Matilda, the wife
> of John McKensie, of Chest Springs; Cecelia, deceased, who was the
> wife of Andrew Noel; and George, of Johnstown.
> | Thomas T. Byrne was reared a farmer boy, and educated in the common
> and subscription schools of his township. When he began life on his
> own account, he was employed on the old Portage railroad and remained
> there two years, and then for the next ten years engaged in the shuck
> business. In 1865 he purchased the farm on which he now resides,
> located in the eastern part of Clearfield Township, this county,
> containing one hundred and eight acres, underlaid with coal. At the
> time of the purchase the farm was only partially improved, and he has
> since cleared and improved the entire farm, and it is now in a good
> state of cultivation and is one of the most desirable farms in Cambria
> County. In religion he belongs to the church of his forefathers, the
> Roman Catholic Church, of which he is a devout member. Politically he
> is a Democrat, and takes a normal interest in local affairs. His
> marriage with Miss Mary Yeatly was celebrated January 9,1853, and
> their union has been blessed in the birth of ten children: John
> Cosmon, located in Altoona, PA; Emmet, deceased, was a farmer of Chest
> Springs; Mary, wife of James Kelley; Charles, located in Altoona; Ann,
> a resident of Altoona; William, employed in Altoona; Alice, deceased;
> Fannie, the wife of Frank Adams, of Clearfield Township; and Thomas, a
> farmer, of Clearfield Township.:
1830 United States Federal Census
about John Byrne
Name: John Byrne
Township: Susquehanna
County: Cambria
State: Pennsylvania
Number of persons in household:
Ages of persons in household:
Foreigners not naturalized: View Image

From: Beth Rykhus
To: Ed Byrnes
Sent: Friday, February 06, 2009 8:05 PM
Hi Ed,

Here is the information I have in my notes for John Byrne and wife Ann. If I do this one at a time, I will not get so overwhelmed and confused. I will also list the names of those who have helped me gather this information and other sources.

John Byrne, Sr, b. 1740 in St. Mary's Lane, Dublin, Ireland, d. August 28, 1838 in Allegheny Township, Cambria County, Pennsylvania. He married Ann [mnu] in Ireland about 1767. She was b. about 1750 in Ireland and died before 1795 in Ireland.

Notes for John Byrne

1800 Census, Allegheny Township, Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania
123 28 Burns, John

Possible:
Ledoux CVR
August 17, 1800: John and Agnes Byrne were named as godparents to Mary Reinzel, daughter, of Valentine and Mary (unknown) Reinzel.

1810 Census, Cambria County, Pennsylvania
140B 7 Byrns, John

"John Byrne, the great-grandfather, was born in Ireland, and was the founder of the family in this country. He emigrated to America in 1795, bringing with him his three sons and four daughters [I have 8 children], his wife having died in Ireland. He located near Loretto, on what is now known as the Flick farm, and engaged in farming. He was one of the very early settlers of this county, locating here previous to Father Gallitzin, who was a pioneer in Cambria county. His children were: Henry, John, Thomas, Mrs. McGuire, Mrs, Levi, and Mrs. Platt [only six names]." (BIOGRAPHICAL AND PORTRAIT CYCLOPEDIA OF CAMBRIA COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.: The Union Publishing County. 1896. Page 231.)

I believe he also had a son, Michael who was sponsoring children at Loretto in the early 1800s. (From Gregory Ryan)

From Leora Rabuck:
1800 tax list Allegheny Township, Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania
1800 Census of Allegheny Township, Huntingdon County BURNS, John
1808-1811 tax list Allegheny Township., Cambria County., Pennsylvania
1810 Census of Allegheny Township, Cambria County, Pennsylvania
140B 7 Byrns, John, 1 male, age 16 to 26; 1 male, age over 45; 1 female, age over 45.
1820 Allegheny Township., Loretto, Cambria County., Pennsylvania 000101 00101

John Byrne, Sr. was listed on the St. Joseph's Church Subscription List, 1829.

The Kittle Index (Index of Parish Records, Loretto, Pa. 1800-1896) lists 13 Byrne families and 57 Byrne children which had been baptized in Loretto, Pennsylvania.

Notes for Ann (Byrne)
It is said that Ann died and was buried in Ireland. John had her body brought to the US and buried in the St. Michael's Cemetery in Loretto.

Tombstone (no dates) in St. Michael Cemetery, Loretto, 1 or 2 rows toward road from Michael McGuire and 5 tombstones up: Here lieth the body of John Byrne also the body of his wife Ann.

Family tradition says she died in Ireland in about 1795 before the family immigrated. However John Byrne's tombstone says: Here lieth the body of John Byrne. Here also lieth the body of Ann Byrne.
Also 1810 and 1820 John has a woman born before 1765 living with him. (From Gregory Ryan)

Descendants of John Byrne, Sr

1 John Byrne, Sr b: 1740 d: August 28, 1838
. +Ann (Byrne) b: Abt. 1750 d: Bef. 1795
... 2 Henry S. Byrne b: Abt. 1769
....... +Mary Ann Meyers b: Abt. 1769
... 2 Thomas Byrne b: 1770 d: September 1830
....... +Sarah A. Burgoon b: 1781 d: Aft. 1860
... 2 Catherine Byrne b: Abt. 1775 d: March 30, 1798
....... +James Leavy b: Abt. 1775 d: August 16, 1808
... 2 Michael Joseph Byrne b: Abt. 1777 d: January 28, 1823
... 2 Eleanor Ann Byrne b: 1782 d: August 05, 1855
....... +Richard McGuire b: December 12, 1771 d: January 13, 1855
... 2 Sarah Phoebe Byrne b: 1784 d: May 15, 1851
....... +Michael Joseph McGuire b: April 08, 1785 d: June 07, 1835
... *2nd Husband of Sarah Phoebe Byrne:
....... +John Platt, Jr b: Abt. 1783 d: Bet. 1862 - 1867
... 2 Agnes Byrne b: Abt. 1788
... 2 John Byrne, Jr b: 1790 d: February 1840
....... +Mary Ann Bender b: September 29, 1793 d: December 31, 1880

Sources:
Ledoux CVR
U.S. Census Records
U.S. Tax Lists
Cyclopedia of Cambria County, Pennsylvania
Correspondence - Leora Rabuck
Correspondence - John R. Conrad
World Connect - Leora Rabuck
World Connect - Marianne Martin
FTM Home Page - Gregory Ryan
Ancestor File - LDS Online, Beth Riley.
Headstone, Info from Leora Rabuck.

Please let me know if there are corrections/additions to the information on John and Ann Byrne only. I will take each child one at a time and do the same as here.

Regards,
Beth - an almost cousin.
*************************************************************************************************************************************************************************
From The Bender Family German Pioneers of Western Pennsylvania 1798-1945 by Rev. John M. Lenhart, O.F.M. Cap. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania . In this document Lenhart quotes Robert L. Johnston writing about the conditions of these early pioneers of which the Byrne family is one. The citation for Robert L. Johnston is: Robert L. Johnston, Hisotry of Cambria County, Pa. in Egle's History of Pennsylvania. Harrisburg, Pa., 1876, p. 468.
The hardships endured by the settlers of Cambria County during those early years were described in 1840 by Robert L. Johnston of Ebensburg as follows: "The hardships endured bythe settlers are almost incredible. Exposed to the inclemencyof a long allegheny winter, against the rigors of whichtheir hasitly erected and scantily furnished huts afford a poor protection, their sufferings were sometimes almost beyond endurance. Yet with the most unyielding firmnesss did these men persevere until they secured for them selves and their posterity the inheritance which the latter at present enjoy. There was nothing that could be dignified withthe name of a road by which the settlers might have intercourse with the settlements of the neighboring Huntington County. A miserable Indian path led from the vidinity of where Loretto now stand and intersects the road leading to Frankstown" (Blair County).
Also from Lenhart in the document outlined above when talking about the conditions for our pioneer families:
Ye the wild country possessed its compensations; it porvided the settlers with fertile land and extensive pastures in a healthy climate. The highlands of the Allegheny Mountains were entirely free from fevers and all malarious diseases. Wild beasts abounded; panthers and wolves would make unpleasant music. On the other hand, game provided welcome and inexpensive meat for the family table, and the sport of hunting brough diversion into the lives of th emen. Love of nature exerted its refining influence on all, old and young. These attractions were exceptionally strong in Cambria County with its picturesque scenery. Treading on their own soil mad eth settlers proud of their farms and forests. The dangers of aggression were more threatiening from the savage beasts than from the savage Indians for the simple reason that the rugged country of the Alleghenies was not to the liking of the Indians; in fact, there was only one Indian settlement found in the whole county. Accordingly travel over the mountains and through the vast forests was quite free from attacks of indians even in the early years of settlement.

 

Source reference NI0066 :

Individuals : Byrne Thomas
From Founding Families of Loretto by Edmund J. Adams
Thomas Byrne
b. 1770 d. 9/1830
1807 Gallitzin Petition
1810 Allegheny Township, Cambria County Census
1811-1815 Tax List
1813 Pascal Confession
m. Sarah _____________
c. Barnabus 1802), Catherine, Michael, Demetrius Augustine (1807), Agnes, Henry, James, Marga ret,
Elizabeth (1816), Thomas, John Chrysostom (1820), Francis (1823), Mary Ann (1825)
From: "JCTripp" <jctripp@@charter.net>
To: <PACAMBRI-L@@rootsweb.com>
Sent: Saturday, November 26, 2005 6:22 PM
> Thomas Byrne, son of the emigrant John, married Sara Burgoon (I don't
> have a marriage date but first baptism I found was son Barnabas in
> 1802). She is the daughter of Jacob Burgoon.
> Byrne researchers say she was born in Germany.
From Beth Rykhus 7 Feb 2009
Thomas Byrne, b. c 1770 in Ireland, d. September 1830 in Susquehanna Township, Cambria County, Pennsylvania. He married Sarah A. Burgoon, b. about 1781 in Maryland, d. after 1860 in Cambria County, Pennsylvania. They were married about 1801 in Loretto, Cambria County, Pennsylvania. Sarah was the daughter of Jacob Burgoon, Jr and Prudence Ann Baker.

Notes for Thomas Byrne

Biographical and Portrait Cyclopedia of Cambria County by Samuel Wiley 1896:
Thomas Byrne (grandfather) was born in Ireland, and, when a boy, came with his father to America. He assisted his father on the farm until he reached mature years, when he located on a farm in Carroll Township, where he followed the pursuits of a farmer all his life. He died in 1832. He married Miss Burgoon, and this marriage resulted in the birth of thirteen children: Bernard, Michael, Augustine, Catherine Little, Henry, James, Nancy Buck, Elizabeth, John, Thomas, Frances and Mary Ann. They were a family of farmers, and are now all deceased but Frances, who resides at Carrolltown, this county.
[Only 12 children are listed.]

Souvenir of Loretto Centenary (October 10, 1899)
p. 102, BYRNE Thomas and Sarah _____. Barnabas, Catherine, Michael, Demetrius Aug., Agnes, Henry, James, Margaret, Elizabeth, Thomas, John Chrysostom, Francis, Mary Ann. (1802-26.)

September 26, 1802: Named in baptism record of Barnabas Byrne, son.
June 17, 1804: Named in baptism record of Catherine Byrne, daughter.

March 10, 1803: Thomas and Sarah Byrne were named as godparents to George Burgoon, son of Barnabas and Mary [Baxter] Burgoon.

December 11, 1803: Thomas Byrne and Anna Byrne were named as godparents to Francis Mullen, son of James and Anna (unknown) Mullen.
[bcr Note: I believe that Sarah A. Burgoon Byrne is Anna Byrne.]

Census and Tax information:
1810 Census, Cambria County

1810 Census of Allegheny Township, Cambria County, Pennsylvania
BYRNS, Thomas, 4 males, up to age 10; 1 male, age 26 to 44; 1 female, age 26 to 44.

1811and 1815 tax list Allegheny Township., Cambria County., Pennsylvan

1820 Allegheny Township., Cambria County., Pennsylvania 321110 311

1830 Census, Susquehanna Township., Cambria County., Pennsylvania:
Byrne, Thomas, 2 males, age 5-10; 1 male, age 10-15; 2 males, age 15-20; 1 male, age 40-50; 1 female, age under 5; 2 females, age 10-15; 1 female, age 40-50.

Thomas Byrne was listed on the St. Joseph's Church Subscription List, 1829.
His will is on file at the Cambria County Courthouse in Ebensburg, Pennsylvania. File 168

Ledoux CVR, Vol. I, p. 167, #3562 Byrne, Thomas d. 09-__-1830 (b. 1770)
Deaths and Burials of St. Michael's.

Souvenir of Loretto Centenary - 1799 to 1899, Register of Deaths, St. Michael's Parish, Loretto, Pennsylvania, (Taken from the headstones in St. Michael's Cemetery.), p. 169.
Byrne, Thomas b. 1770 d. Sept. 1830

Notes for Sarah A. Burgoon

Souvenir of Loretto Centenary, p. 102 (See notes for Thomas Byrne, husband.)

September 26, 1802: Named in baptism record of Barnabas Byrne, son.
June 17, 1804: Named in baptism record of Catherine Byrne, daughter.

March 10, 1803: Thomas and Sarah Byrne were named as godparents to George Burgoon, son of Barnabas and Mary [Baxter] Burgoon.

December 11, 1803: Thomas Byrne and Anna Byrne were named as godparents to Francis Mullen, son of James and Anna (unknown) Mullen.
[bcr Note: I believe that Sarah A. Burgoon Byrne is Anna Byrne.]

She is listed as Sarah Byrnes in her father's will in 1834.

Census - 1850 Carrolltown, Carroll Township.,Cambria County., Pennsylvania. Byrnes, Sarah A. 67 Pennsylvania living with James and Margaret Byr

Census - 1860 Carrolltown, Carroll Township., Cambria County., Pennsylvania. Pg. 225. 1580-1574.
Sarah A. Byrne 79 MD living with James and Margaret Burnes. (from Gregory Ryan)

The Kittle Index (Index of Parish Records, Loretto, Pa. 1800-1896) lists 11 Burgoon families and 40 Burgoon children which had been baptized in Loretto, Pennsylvania.

Descendants of Thomas Byrne

1 Thomas Byrne b: 1770 d: September 1830
. +Sarah A. Burgoon b: 1781 d: Aft. 1860
... 2 Barnabas Bernard Byrne b: September 08, 1802 d: July 27, 1880
....... +Mary Pauline Driskel b: November 02, 1805 d: February 17, 1850
... 2 Catherine Byrne b: June 06, 1804 d: Bef. 1870
....... +George H. Little b: Abt. 1800 d: August 05, 1879
... 2 Michael Byrne b: October 27, 1805 d: June 21, 1883
....... +Susan Walters b: March 03, 1808 d: December 10, 1877
... 2 Demetrius 'Augustine' Byrne b: April 18, 1807 d: May 18, 1867
....... +Mary Ann Driskel b: November 02, 1805 d: January 17, 1890
... 2 Henry A. Byrne b: October 01, 1810
... 2 James Byrne b: October 06, 1812 d: September 11, 1876
....... +Margaret Ann Bender b: November 14, 1818 d: October 03, 1869
... 2 Margaret Byrne b: March 25, 1815 d: April 15, 1823
... 2 Elizabeth Byrne b: November 30, 1816 d: December 25, 1838
... 2 Thomas Byrne, Jr b: February 1819
... 2 John Chrysostomus Byrne b: October 05, 1820 d: January 25, 1839
... 2 Francis J. Byrne b: January 21, 1823 d: November 25, 1897
....... +Isabella Elizabeth Weakland b: August 27, 1822 d: August 27, 1899
... 2 Mary Ann Byrne b: May 07, 1826 d: July 08, 1888
....... +Jerome A. Platt b: November 19, 1821 d: March 07, 1901
... 2 Agnes Byrne b: April 06, 1809 d: February 07, 1877
....... +Henry Buck b: May 30, 1801 d: April 17, 1874

Sources:
Ledoux CVR
U.S. Census Records
Souvenir of Loretto Centenary
Wylie's Cyclopedia of Cambria County
Correspondence - Leora Rabuck
Correspondence - John R. Conrad
World Connect - Leora Rabuck
FTM Home Page - Gregory Ryan
Web Page - Nicole Cherry
Ancestor File - LDS Online, Patricia Wiggins, Beth Riley, Charles Lantzy

If you have any corrections/additions for Thomas Byrne and Sarah A. Burgoon, please let me know.

Beth

 

Source reference NI0067 :

Individuals : Byrne Henry A.
MOUNTAIN SENTINEL
EBENSBURG, PA
1851
Thursday, 2 Oct 1851
VOL 7, NO 51
LORETTO TURNPIKE.
Agreeably to notice, a majority of the Commissioners, appointed by the Act of Assembly of April 8th, 1851, "to organize the Loretto turnpike road company," met at Mr. Shields Hotel, in Loretto, on the 20th of Sept., and together with other citizens in attendance, took an interest in the undertaking, proceeding to organize the meeting by the appointment of Henry A. Byrne as Chairman, and Peter Christy and P.J. Little as Secretaries.
The object of calling the meeting, the utility of the proposed road, the importance of our action in the matter and the adoption of such preliminary steps as would be likely to insure a speedy completion of the work were succinctly and forcibly explained by Mr. Shields. Henry C. Kaylor made some pertinent remarks in corroboration of Mr. Shiels [sp] statements, impressing on the meeting the importance of the proposed road to Loretto and its vicinity, and to the north and north west portions of the county.
On motion it was:
Resolved, That Patrick Shiels [sp], Peter J. Little and Henry A. Byrne, be appointed a committee to take preliminary measures for opening subscription books for stock to said turnpike road company, to ascertain as far as possible the amount of stock likely to be so subscribed, and to report to a meeting subsequently to be called by said committee, when it shall deem expedient.
Resolved, That a minute of these proceedings by signed by the presiding officers and forwarded to the editor of the Mountain Sentinel for publication.
HENRY A. BYRNE, Chairman
PETER CHRISTY,
P.J. LITTLE Secretaries
-----Original Message-----
From: JCTripp <jctripp@@charter.net>
To: PACAMBRI-L@@rootsweb.com
Sent: Fri, 27 Feb 2009 10:48 pm
Subject: [PACAMBRI] John & Ann Byrne's child Henry
I was looking at the children of John & Ann Byrne and once again, I'm stuck
with just the first child on many posted family trees - Henry A. Byrne.
Some posted trees have Henry born 1769 in Ireland and marrying Mary Ann
Myers. The Portrait Cyclopedia from 1896 has a bio of Thomas T Byrne.
excerpt below
"John Byrne, the great-grandfather, was born in Ireland, and was the
founder of the family in this country. He emigrated to America in 1795,
bringing with him his three sons and five daughters, his wife having di
in Ireland. He located near Loretto ... His children were: Henry, John,
Thomas, Mrs. McGuire, Mrs. Levi, and Mrs. Platt.
Thomas Byrne (grandfather) was born in Ireland, and, when a boy came wi
his father to America. He assisted his father on the farm until he reached
mature years, when he located on a farm in Carroll township, where he
followed the pursuits of a farmer all his life. He died in 1832."
Thanks to Lisa Baker, there is a cemetery list for St. Michael's, Loret
that includes John Byrne. Thanks to Patti Snyder Becker, there is an online
photo of John's tombstone with inscription
IHS
Here Lieth the Body
Of JOHN BYRNE
Also The Body of
his wife ANN. may
They Rest in peace
AMEN
Here is the information I have on Henry A Byrne:
Henry A Byrne, brother of Sarah Byrne, helped Sarah's father-in-law (Jo
Platt) to obtain a pension for his service in the Revolutionary War.
Some interesting points from that pension file:
1) In 1832, Henry tried to help John Platt with his application as he w
in the area to obtain testimony to help a man from Morgan Co., VA, the same
place as Henry's residence, in obtaining his pension. He returned to his
residence in Virginia without helping John Platt complete the application.
2) In 1844, Henry testified as to the lateness of John Platt's application.
Henry states he left Cambria County "as a boy in 1807" and has nearly ever
since resided elsewhere, except at short intervals.
3) A letter was dated Sept 7 Nov 1849 was addressed to Henry A Byrne,
Loretto, Cambria Co Pa
Putting some bits together in a timeline, I have
1810 12 Aug: Henry Byrne was a baptismal sponsor to BLATT, Elizabeth of
John [Jr]/Sarah [Byrne] at St. Michael's Church, Loretto
1817 27 April: Henry Byrne was a baptismal sponsor to KEHLER, Elizabetha
Anna of Petri/Agnes at St. Michael's Church, Loretto
1819 13 August: Henry A Byrne married Margaret Goulding in Berkeley Co
Virginia
1820 Henry A. Byrne is found in the census in Town of Bath in Bath Twp,
Morgan Co as
Henry A. BYRMO [Byrne]
1 male 26-45 [1775-1794]
1 female 10-16 [1804-1810]
1 female 16-26 [1794-1804]
Note that Morgan County Virginia was formed in March 1820 from parts of
Berkeley and Hampshire counties in Virginia.
1823 26 February Henry Byrne and Margarita Byrne, his wife were baptism
sponsors to ADAMS, Thomas of Thomae/Rachelis at St. Michael's Church,
Loretto
1830 Man named "A. Henry Byrne" is found in the census in Town of Bath,
Bath Twp, Morgan County as
BYRNE A Henry
1 male 30-40 [1790-1800]
1 female < 5 [1825-1830]
1 female 5-10 [1820-1825]
2 females 20-30 [1800-1810]
1832 See above as Henry stops in Cambria Co on his way to Huntingdon Co to
help a Morgan Co VA client with pension application.
1840 Henry A. Byrne is found in the census in "Morgan County and Town of
Bath" as
Henry A BYRNE
1 male < 5 [1835-1840]
1 male 30-40 [1800-1810]
1 female 5-10 [1830-1835]
1 female 10-15 [1825-1830]
1 female 15-20 [1820-1825]
1 female 40-50 [1790-1800]
1844 See above as Henry is in Cambria Co and this time actually halps John
Platt apply for pension
1849 See above as mail is received for Henry with Loretto address
1850 Henry A Byrne is found in the census in Loretto, Allegheny Twp.,
Cambria Co., Pennsylvania as
BYRNE, Henry A, 54; Lawyer; b PA
Margaret, 50; b MD
Victoria, 19; b PA
Maria, 16; attending school; b blank
1860 Henry A Byrne is found in the census in Parkersburg, Wood Co. Virginia
as
BYRNE, Henry A, 64; value real estate: 2000, value personal estate: 100;
Lawyer; b PA
Margaret, 60; wife; b MD
Victoria, 25; b VA
Maria A, 23; b VA
Richard E, 21; Clerk; b VA
Note Parkersburg, Wood Co., Virginia is in that part of Virginia that
became West Virginia in 1863.
1870 Henry A Byrne is not found in the census, but Margaret Byrne is found
in the 8th Ward, Baltimore City, Maryland as
BYRNE, Margaret, 71; Keeps house; b Maryland
Victoria, 35; b Virginia
Richard, 33; b Virginia
1877 26 June: Margaret Byrne, died in Baltimore City. I haven't seen an
obit for this gal, so I don't know if she is wife of Henry A Byrne.
Combining the information, I ask
If Henry was born in Pennsylvania as he (or someone i the household) states
in the census, he would certainly need a mother living in Pennsylvan
1796. Could it be that Ann Byrne did accompany her husband and children to
Cambria Co and really is interred in St. Michael's cemetery as carved on
the tombstone?
The bio of Thoms T Byrne was published 100 years after the facts. Could be
some errors in this bio as there are in others, and of course, there are
errors in the tombstone carvings as well.
The date of birth of Henry as 1769 just might be typo of 1796. I didn't
find a source for 1769, but I am just starting on this family, so mo
Henry's information can unfold as his siblings are researched. Does anyone
have a 1769 source?
Is there a source for the marriage of Henry Byrne to Mary Ann Myers? So
also post Mary Ann ___.
Comments? Suggestions? Since Henry was a lawyer, it might be that he has
some family information available in an obituary, perhaps in Parkersbur
West Virginia. Will post more information as I find it.
regards, Jane Tripp

 

Source reference NI0069 :

Individuals : Byrne Sarah Phoebe (315)

Re: Mary Ann Platt / McGuire Posted by: mary snyder hoffken (ID *****7762)
Date: September 14, 2008 at 13:11:58
In Reply to: Re: Mary Ann Platt / McGuire by Brenda WALLACE of 1153

Brenda, another cousin of mine is also working on family history and a descended from Mary Ann asked me the following:
How sure are we that the Michael McGuire that got Sarah Ann Byrne pregnant is Michael Joseph McGuire? I assume that it is he because he was 16 and she was 17. His older brother married her older sister. So they saw one another and they lived near one another, and although in those days they had responsibilities as adults they were still unworldly hormonal kids. However, there was another Michael McGuire son of Barnabas McGuire that lived in Huntington, which is not that far from Loretto, but he was older and married.
I knew about the Souvenir of Loretto but I did not know about the other book Catholic Trails West you referenced. I really appreciate your sharing your knowledge with me.
Posted by: Brenda WALLACE (ID *****3557)
Date: September 15, 2008 at 05:56:16
In Reply to: Re: Mary Ann Platt / McGuire by mary snyder hoffken of 1153

The Michael from Huntingdon was the husband of Michael Joseph's older sister. If he was having an illegitamite child, I think it would have caused quite an uproar. But I do not think we have concrete proof and I don't know how to find it. When Michael Joseph died in Baltimore in 1835 he did not mention any children, nor did there seem to be any deeds involving any children. Michael's wife Margaret got everything. So no proof there. Michael of Huntingdon left a bible record, but it does not include any Mary Ann. Likewise, no mention of her in the settlement of his estate. I don't know where to look for confirmation. Sorry I can't be more definative for you.
Posted by: mary snyder hoffken (ID *****7762)
Date: September 29, 2008 at 19:56:10
In Reply to: Re: Mary Ann Platt / McGuire by Brenda WALLACE of 1153

Brenda, Can you tell me when you think Michael McGuire Jr was born and who was his mother? The 1717 seems out of place.
Also, I have looked at all the Ledoux entries as well as others and along with your well studied opinion, I have come to agree that Mary Ann was the illigimate daughter of Michael Joseph McGuire and Sarah Byrnes. I guess you have read Catholic Trails West, vol 2. I thought it interesting that Sarah Byrnes was listed with Michael McGuire and Mary Ann pg 693 and then with Michael McGuire and with John Platt on page 715.
Posted by: Brenda WALLACE (ID *****3557)
Date: October 01, 2008 at 05:31:23
In Reply to: Re: Mary Ann Platt / McGuire by mary snyder hoffken of 1153

I do not know about any places where Michael might have served in the war. I just never followed up that angle.
Cornelius was the son of Andrew who died in Frederick Co., MD in 1784. I believe Andrew was a brother of Michael sr but I have no evidence to support that.
Bartholomew seems to first show up in DEL as an indentured servant. He later settles in the West Twp Huntingdon Co area. His son Michael married Capt Michael's daughter Patience. I can find no connections between these families except the marriage. Bartholomew does not seem to have ever been thru MD and I have no evidence that Capt Mike was in West twp. But the kids had to meet somehow!! MIchael and Patience's first child was baptized at Conewago Chapel in Adams Co., PA. This is just across the border from Taneytown area. I can't figure out how with Michael growing up in Huntingdon and Patience's family moving to Cambria about 7 years before the birth of their first child, how she was baptized at Conewago? Did Conewago send out a circuit rider? Did Michael and Patience travel back to Taneytown area? What a mystery?
I suppose Bartholomew could be a brother of Michael sr but I have no evidence. If he was and he was indentured in Del. then maybe the brothers came to Philadelphia and Bartholomew was bought by some farmer in Del. and Michael was bought by John Lemmon in Adams Co., PA.
So many mysteries. I love this hobby.
Posted by: Brenda WALLACE (ID *****3557)
Date: November 22, 2008 at 06:36:13
In Reply to: Re: Mary Ann Platt / McGuire by mary snyder hoffken of 1153

Hi,
There was no will. Here is the timeline with references for all the documentation. Unfortunately I did not make copies but rather abstracted. To get copies you would have to write to the varies courthouses.
1793 (Carousso, Guide to Decedents Estates; Will Book One 1787-1807 --page 65) letters of administration for Michael McGuire estate of Frankstown Twp granted 12/3/1793.
1795 Estate records of Michael McGuire and guardianship of Michael, son.[Somerset Co., PA orphan's court No. 7-1795]
1803 Cambria Co., Orphans Court. May term 1803 Petition of Thomas B. Durbin and Mary his wife, late Mary McGuire: names widow Rachel and children Mary, Luke, Richard, Patience wife of Michael McGuire of Shavers Creek, Ruth, Appolance, and Michael all as heirs of Michael of Allegheny Twp.
1805 April 15 Luke and Margaret; Richard and Eleanor; Michael and Patience; James Maghen and Appolonia; Michael Jr. sell to Thomas and Mary Durbin land called "McGuire Bridge" 190a warranted 1/19/1793. Adj. Michael and Rachel White and Michael McGuire. [Cambria Co., PA deeds 1-327]
1805 April 17 Heirs of Michael McGuire sell to Michael and Patience McGuire 171a part of patent to Michael Jr. and adj. Richard. [Cambria Co., PA deeds 2-424]
1805 April 17 Michael McGuire's heirs to Michael Jr. 171 a adj. Richard,part of patent to Mike Jr. 1/19/1793 [Cambria Co., PA deeds 109-30]
1811 Jan. 25 Richard and Luke McGuire sell to Henry Cooper 107 a part of Hibernia on Clearfield Creek adj. Daniel Delozier, Thomas Smith, Peter Burgoon, Philip Cooper. Part of warrant to Jacob Good on Nov. 15, 1785.Deeded to Richard and patented on Sept. 11, 1809 Patent book H. vol.1-752. [Cambria Co., PA deeds 1-218]
1813 April 10 Deed names all the heirs of Michael McGuire selling 100a to James C. Maguire of Ebensburg adj. Thomas Durbin, James Mageehan, Andrew McFarland, and Rev. Gallitzin [Cambria Co., PA deeds 2-6]
1813 May 10 Luke and Margaret McGuire and Richard and Eleanor McGuire sell to Rev. Demetruis Gallitzin 410a on Clearfield Creek patent March 5,1812 to Luke patent book H vol. 6-690 and 402a patent on same day to Richard book H vol. 6-692. adj. Luke, Roman Catholic Church, Dr. Brownson, John Wickland. [Cambria Co., PA deed 1-329 and 2-562]
Hope this helps Brenda
Posted by: mary snyder hoffken (ID *****7762)
Date: July 27, 2008 at 13:51:40
of 1153

I know this subject must have been discussed before, but I would appreciate any help. I am trying to fill out a DAR application and I am stuck at Mary Ann daughter of Sara Byrne. I have the Platt tree that lists her as a Platt, but I understand that she may have been the daughter of Michael Joseph McGuire, son of Michael McGuire.
I am decended from her daughter Lucinda Luther Snyder.
Posted by: Brenda WALLACE (ID *****3557)
Date: July 28, 2008 at 05:35:57
In Reply to: Mary Ann Platt / McGuire by mary snyder hoffken
of 1153

She was indeed the dau. of Michael McGuire and Sara Ann Byrne. They never married and she later married John Platt who raised Mary Ann. Maybe these notes will help. A careful study of the church records including sponsors will show her using both Plat and McGuire, I think. But I suppose the best evidence is her tombstone and age.
Birth record parents Michael McGuire and Sara Byrne [special note: Prince Gallitzen only puts mother's last name on records of couples who are not married]
Marriage record says Mary Ann Byrne.
I believe she was raised by John Platt. 1820 John has a female b. 1804-1810 living with him.
1870 Carroll Twp., Cambria Co., PA Mary Ann 67; Victoria 23
Tombstone at St. Benedict's Cemetery. Our Mother (Cross shown with IHS)MARY ANN Wife of JOHN LUTHER DIED April 10, 1880 Aged 76 years, 7 mos. & 18 ds. May she rest in peace amen.
Birth according to stone, Aug. 23, 1803. Birth according to baptism record 9/1803.
********************************************************************************************************************************************************************
Received the following from Beth Rykhus on 8 Feb 2009
This one has a lot of mystery.

Michael Joseph McGuire, son of Michael and Rachel (Brown) McGuire, was born and died in Maryland. b. April 08, 1785, d. June 07, 1835 in Baltimore, Baltimore County, Maryland. Sometime in between those dates, he was in Cambria County.

Michael was the brother to Richard McGuire who married Eleanor Byrne, sister of Sarah.

Sarah Byrne and Michael McGuire may not have married, yet had a child, Mary Ann McGuire, b. September 1803 in Loretto and d. June 12, 1872 in Cambria County, Pennsylvania.

Notes for Mary Ann McGuire Platt.

Ledoux CVR, Vol. I, p. 3, # 00058 McGuire, Maria Anna (Michael/Sara Byrne) b. 09-__-1803 bp. 09-__-1803 gp: omitted DAG.

Souvenir of Loretto Centenary, p. 139
Mary Ann is listed with parents Michael McGuire and Sarah Byrne.

9/23/1821: Mary Anne, d. of Michael, is named as godparent (along with Henry Bender and Sarah Byrne) to Henry Byrne, b. August 19, 1821.

04-07-1824: Mary Ann is named as godparent (along with Daniel Walter) to James Leavy, s. of Michael and Mary, b. March 24, 1824.

Souvenir of Loretto Centenary - 1799 to 1899, Register of Deaths, St. Michael's Parish, Loretto, Pennsylvania, (Taken from the headstones in St. Michael's Cemetery.), p. 187:
McGuire, Mary (of Michael and Sarah) b. Sept. 1803 d. June 12, 1872
[Probably never married.]

Michael married a Margaret [mnu] and had 4 children between 1810 and 1825. So Sarah and Michael could have married and divorced, or were never married, probably the later. Sarah married John Platt in 1809.

Notes for Michael McGuire

December 27, 1801: Michael and Apollonia McGuire [siblings of Patience] are named as godparents to Rachel McGuire, daughter, of Michael and Patience [McGuire] McGuire.

Souvenir of Loretto Centenary (October 10, 1899)
p. 139, MCGUIRE Michael and Sarah Byrne. Mary Ann. (1803.)
p. 140, MCGUIRE Michael and Margaret _____. Ellen, John, Timothy, Margaret Jane. (1810-25.)

It is suggested that Michael McGuire was the first husband of Sarah Byrne who later married John Platt Jr. and that Mary Ann Platt of the Platt/Luther family was actually M. McGuire's child who was then raised by John Platt Jr.
Later data would suggest Michael and Sarah never married.

Huntingdon County., Pennsylvania Orphans Court May term 1803 named as heir of Michael McGuire of Allegheny Township.

September, 1803: Named in baptism records of Mary Ann McGuire, daughter.

Allegheny Tax list 1808 does not show in 1810,1811, 1814,1815,1816. Not sure if this is the guy. [From Gregory Ryan]

1810 Census, Cambria Township, Cambria County, Pennsylvania
145b 3 McGUIRE, Michel 00010 - 00100 (1 male, 1 female)

2/4/1810: Michael McGuire is still in town for a baptism
[From Jane Tripp]

1812 Liquor licenses:
Return of Cambria County Retailers Liquors by small in – sures: (tear in paper)
Michael McGuire
Abram Mooney
William R. Williams
John Thomas
Thomas James
Obstruction on the highways – None
Deer killed out of season – None (tear in paper – it could have been one.)
Bastrd children born – None
Negro or Malatio Slaves None
June the 1st 1812 David Todd, Constable

1824 Michael Maguire, carpenter lives on Holliday St. west side south of Pleasant. [Directories prior to 1824 need to be checked to see when Michael arrived in Baltimore]

1828 Michael J. and Margaret of Baltimore sell to Luke McGuire for $1 land called Boot in Allegheny Township. patented 12/22/1813 book 10 pg. 303. Deed 5/5/1828 Cambria County., Pennsylvania deeds 3-437.

1830 6th ward, Baltimore County., MD Michael J. McGuire 20101 10102

1833 Michael J. Maguire/McGuire lives on Holliday St. south of Pleasant and has a shop at 50 N. Gay St.

1840 6th ward, Baltimore County., MD Margaret Maguire 010011 0111101

1835 Margaret Maguire begins to administer the estate of Michael. There are no children mentioned in any of the references. There were 5 lots listed in the inventory. There are no deeds showing the sell of this land. [Baltimore County., MD Administration Accounts vol. 34-130; Baltimore County, MD administration accounts vol. 42-12; Baltimore County., MD inventories vol. 44-391 and 45-481]

The numbers in the census might suggest that Michael and Margaret had four children born between 1800-1810. The numbers for 1820 show that the two males have probably died. The girls however were born between1804-1810 and 1794-1804. This fits with the 1810 dates. By 1830 there is a young family living with Michael and Margaret. The dates do not seem to work for anyone. Both Michael and Margaret seem too young. Also we know that Margaret had a boarding house by 1837. Quite possibly she ran this boarding house long before this time and the census reflect boarders and no children. I have looked in the baptisms of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary and found no McGuires married or born in the right time frame to be children of Michael and Margaret. Neither could I find Michael or Margaret sponsoring any children in this time frame. There were other churches in the area and perhaps Michael and Margaret actually attended a congregation who shared the cemetery of the Assumption church. All the surviving church records need to be checked carefully. The cemetery lot at Basilica of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary on Mulberry and Cathedral Sts. might show who was buried near Michael and Margaret and give leads to possible children. Also the city directories might show who was living at 58 Holiday in1847. This person might have been the heir of Margaret. Using this name in the deeds might turn up some useful information.

Notes for Sarah Byrne
[bcr note: I have found nothing that indicates her middle name is Phoebe.]

Souvenir of Loretto Centenary, p. 139 (See notes for husbands, Michael McGuire and John Platt.)

September, 1803: Named in baptism records of Mary Ann McGuire, daughter.

October 6, 1805: Philip Noon and Sarah Byrne [sister of Eleanor], daughter of John, were named as godparents to Agnes McGuire, daughter of Richard and Eleanor [Byrne] McGuire.
[Sarah's married surname would be McGuire if she and Michael married. Why is she not using it? Another indication that perhaps she and Michael never married.]

6/1807: Sarah is using the Byrne name at baptism of nephew Demetrius.

1809: Sarah Byrne marries John Platt Jr.
[From Jane Tripp]

*1840 Census, Carroll Township, Cambria County, Pennsylvania
Sarah Byrns (1 male, 2 females)

*Sarah Byrne was listed on the St. Joseph's Church Subscription List, 1829.

*[bcr note: I do not think this is Sarah Phoebe Byrne as she would have definitely been a Platt by this time.]

My info is from the pension file of John Platt Sr. Sara Platt testifies that her brother is Henry A Byrne & that she married John Jr. in 1809. The Byrne family researchers tell me they are indeed siblings, & children of John Byrne of Ireland.
I haven't looked at her date of death, but I know she died before her husband John Jr. I found the will of John Jr. & posted to the list, have had a terrible time posting to the Cambria website under the obit category. I also looked at the Cyclopedic Encyclopedia of Cambria County for a starting point. (This book is on-line at the Cambria site.) for the Byrne family. [Jane Tripp]
Wylie's Biographical & Portrait Cyclopedia of Cambria County, p. 231
John Byrne, the great-grandfather, was born in Ireland, and was the founder of the family in this country. He emigrated to America in 1795, bringing with him his three sons and five daughters, his wife having died in Ireland. He located near Loretto, on what is now known as the Flick farm, and engaged in farming. He was one of the very early settlers of this county, locating here previous to Father Gallitzin, who was a pioneer in Cambria county. His children were: Henry, John, Thomas, **Mrs. McGuire, Mrs. Levi, and Mrs. Platt.

**Mrs. McGuire = Eleanor, Mrs. Levi = Catherine, Mrs. Platt = Sarah.

Ledoux CVR, Vol III, p. 256, #5595 PLOTT, Sarah d. 05-15-1851 67 years, making her dob 1784.

Notes for John Platt, Jr

May 21, 1804: John and Catherine Platt [siblings of Henry] were named as godparents to Elizabeth Platt, daughter of Henry and Phoebe [Miller] Platt.

Souvenir of Loretto Centenary (October 10, 1899):
p. 150 Platt, John and Sarah _____. Elizabeth, James, Michael Joseph, Mary Ann, Agnes, Ellen Ann, John Chrysostom, Margaret, Mary Matilda. (1810-26.) [Mary Ann is actually the daughter of Sarah and Michael McGuire, raised by John Platt.]

1820 Allegheny Township., Cambria County., Pennsylvania 300010 2101

1830 Census, Susquehanna Township., Cambria County., Pennsylvania:
Plott, John, 1 male, age 10-15; 2 males, age 15-20; 1 male, age 40-50; 1 female, age under 5; 2 females, age 10-15; 1 female, age 15-20, 1 female, age 40-50.

1850 Census, Susquehanna Township, Cambria County, Pennsylvania (July)
Line 5
John PLOTT, age 67, farmer, assets $4000, b. Penn
Sarah A., age 67, b. Penn
Elizabeth, age 40, b. Penn

1860 Census, Carrolltown, Cambria County, Pennsylvania (July)
p. 188, Line 3
John PLATT, age 76, farmer, assets $1500/300, b. Penn
Elizabeth, age 40 [sic], house keeper, b. Penn

[From Jane Tripp, April 6, 2003]
Just found a bit more info on the John PLATT family of Cambria County. I am trying (without much success) to post the will of John Platt Jr to the PACAMBRIA site. Hope to accomplish this by next week.
John Jr left Cambria County for Westmoreland County Pennsylvania after his wife Sarah Byrne Platt died. Not sure exactly when he moved to Westmoreland County, but in the 1870 (June 29, 1870) census he was in Derry Township, Blairsville PO living with daughter Elizabeth Platt (age 50) All resided on the family farm of daughter Agnes (age 45) and her husband William WARNOCK (age 44) The will was written April 29, 1871 and proved April 2, 1872. According to the Vignos work, John Jr is buried at St. Simon and St. Jude Church Cemetery, Blairsville, Derry Township, Westmoreland County Pennsylvania. No tombstone or record could be found.
John Platt's will was written April 29, 1871 and proved April 2, 1872. I am assuming that "proved" means he died sometime just before or on April 2, 1872. (if incorrect, please let me know)
John Jr. cuts out most of his children in the will, leaving extra money to Elizabeth and putting her in charge of paying for the funeral. He did not stipulate a tombstone and the Vignos researchers of this Platt family couldn't find one, so I quess Elizabeth bought a really nice black dress with Daddy's money.
Based on only this will and this 1780 census (age 86 at his last birthday), we have John Platt Jr, son of John Platt Sr. (1784- 1872). Since the Vignos work has John Jr. dying about 1862-67, I have a small hope that they might not have looked at the church records as late as 1872. Here is the will as I'm not sure when it will be posted to the site. Next step - to look at church records in Westmoreland County.
If the witness named below, James Donnelly or Richard Sloan, are in your line, please email me off list.

No 27-1872
Will of John Platt Sr
Derry Tp.
3039
Will of John Platt Sr. Derry Township Westmoreland County April the 29 th 1871 I will that all my just debts as shall be by me Owing at my death together with my funeral expenses and all charges touching the proving of otherwise concerning this my will shall in the first place out my personal estate and
effects be fully paid and satisfied,
In the first I do leave to my daughter Elizabeth all my household goods and property for or in part for her services together with one cow.
To my son Michael J Platt I give and bequeath the sum of two thousand dollars In money with the noat of seven hundred dollars to go in as part pay in his legasy.
Also I will to my daughter Mary Matilda the wife of John M. Weakland the sum of two thousand dollars after my demise
I do bequeath also to my daughter Elizabeth the sum of six hundred and forty dollars with this for my funeral expenses shall be taken out, and she is to claim the remainder Don according to my will and testament
And lastly my express will and maining is I do hereby order and appoint that if any difference dispute or controversy shall be moved arise or happen concerning any gift or bequest in this my will given and bequeathed expressed or contained That then no suit or suits in law or equity or otherwise shall be brought commenced or prosecuted for and concerning the same but the same shall be referred wholly to the award order and determination of my friends
John Platt Sr. X (his Mark)
Wit
James Donnelly
Richard Sloan
John C. Platt
All three of Westmoreland County and state of Pennsylvania and what they order direct And determine therin shall be binding and conclusive to all and every person or persons therein concerned
April 2nd Legally proved and approve same day recorded

I have some information on the will of John Platt. This transcribed information states:
"After all debts were paid, 529.90 was distributed to
Henry Platt $476.58;
Henry A Byrne $53.32
Edward Hutchinson, Jr
Administrator of Estate"
[Jane Tripp]

Platt family history has that John & Sarah had 8 children. Here is the list from the Platt family history:
(written in March, 1897)
John Platt son of the Revolutioner had eight children - five girls and three boys
viz Lizzy 88 dead,
James 86 dead,
Michael my father 84 living,
Agnes 82 living,
Ellen 80 living,
John 78 living,
Margaret 76 dead,
Lizzie 72 living.
The information seems correct except that it should read "MICHAEL, MY UNCLE, LIVING....
This letter lists the children by their nicknames, the info is not from the baptismal records. Note that Mary Ann is not listed. This is the document that led me to start (I'm still working on it) to look at Mary Ann & if see who her father was. (Jane Tripp)

Letter from C. C. Plat to Valentine Devinny. From the files of Joe Wagner, Canton, Ohio. Notes: 1. Additional information added in [ ] 2. Grandfather of C. C. Platt is John Platt Jr. son of John the Revolutioner 3. C. C. seems to be combining John Platt the Revolutioner with his son John Jr. 4. All listed children are for John Platt Jr. Wildwood Springs January 5, 1897 V. Devinny In reply to your letter written to Annie Glass which she handed me C.C. Platt my grandfather's name was John Platt [Jr.], who was born in Germany to the best of my knowledge. My mother showed me a Catholic (German) Prayer book - that he could not read English. He had four daughters of which one is dead - and three sons - two are living and my father is dead. The ages of the youngest of his children is 83 while the oldest could be 92. The Grandfather died about 25 or 30 years ago. A few years before his death he moved from Cambria County to West Moreland County where he died and was buried. [Reference is to John, Jr.] His occupation was farming. Do not know whether he was in Revolutionary War but can find this out and all other particulars concerning his life if this proves to be the man you have reference - if there is any information so let me know.
C.C. Platt, Wildwood Spring, Cambria County, Pennsylvania

Second and final letter from C. C. Platt to Valentine Devinny:
Notes:
1. 1. Additional information added in [ ]
2. 2. Letter is written one page, two columns. Format changed to fit current page margins.
3. 3. James John Platt, father of C. C. Platt deceased when C. C. was young. C. C. lived with Michael Platt after the death of his father.

Wildwood Springs March 16, 1897
V. Devinny
Dear Sir. As I promised to write you on my return from the North of the County after seeing my Aunt and Uncle. They said they did not know where John Platt the referred Revolutioner was born whether in this country or in Germany. He was married twice, but don't think he had any children to the last wife. But he had five to his first wife viz John, Joseph, Henry, Mary and Catherine. John married Mary Burns, Joseph married Sarah Crise, Henry went west and his marriage is unknown to us. Mary married William Ryans, Catherine married Michael Brown. John Platt son of the Revolutioner had eight children - five girls and three boys viz Lizzy 88 dead, James 86 dead, [ Father of C. C. Platt] Michael my father 84 living, [Uncle of C. C. Platt] Agnes 82 living, Ellen 80 living, John 78 living, Margaret 76 dead, Lizzie 72 living. Joseph Platt had three sons and one daughter viz Joseph, Vincent, Thomas and Catherine [ Elizabeth, Jerome] not knowing their ages as they moved away westward from here after the death of their father and mother and I do not know whether they married or not. Mary and Catherine were married here but moved westward and do not know whether they had any children or not. John Platt the Revolutioner went blind fourteen years before his death and died at his son Joseph's at the age of 104 years and was laid to rest at Harts Sleeping Place at St. Josephs Cemetery. This information was obtained from Michael Platt a grand son of the Revolutioner John Platt. I will now close my letter and if this proves to be unsatisfactory please write for further information. Hoping to hear from you I remain with respect
C C Platt Wildwood Springs Cambria County Pennsylvania
[bcr note: C. C. Platt = Celestine Cosmos Platt]
Descendants of Sarah Phoebe Byrne

1 Sarah Phoebe Byrne b: 1784 d: May 15, 1851
. +Michael Joseph McGuire b: April 08, 1785 d: June 07, 1835
... 2 Mary Ann McGuire b: September 1803 d: April 10, 1880
....... +John W. Luther b: April 29, 1800 d: June 23, 1862
*2nd Husband of Sarah Phoebe Byrne:
. +John Platt, Jr b: Abt. 1783 d: Bet. 1862 - 1867
... 2 Elizabeth Platt b: June 15, 1810
... 2 James John Platt b: December 07, 1811 d: March 1862
....... +Rachel Farrell b: May 15, 1826 d: October 27, 1892
... 2 Michael Joseph Platt b: January 29, 1813 d: October 16, 1902
....... +Emily 'Amelia' Ann Farrell b: August 04, 1823 d: September 09, 1872
... *2nd Wife of Michael Joseph Platt:
....... +Sarah Cate Rager b: Abt. 1847 d: March 27, 1895
... 2 Agnes Platt b: May 28, 1815
....... +William Warnock
... 2 Eleanor Ann Platt b: July 06, 1817 d: June 20, 1898
....... +Richard Sloane b: March 17, 1815 d: December 30, 1887
... 2 John Chrysostom Platt b: September 08, 1819 d: February 24, 1867
....... +Catherine Weakland b: August 27, 1827 d: March 22, 1885
... 2 Margaret Platt b: June 08, 1822
... 2 Mary Matilda Platt b: May 19, 1826 d: December 04, 1902
....... +John Michael Weakland b: January 17, 1825 d: September 24, 1903


Sources:
Ledoux CVR
U.S. Census Records
Souvenir of Loretto Centenary
Cyclopedia of Cambria County
Will of John Platt
St. Benedict's Cemetery Listing
Return of Cambria County Retailers Liquors
Correspondence - Jane C. Tripp
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This Sarah Byrne is brother of Henry S. Byrne of Virginia
The following was posted by Brenda Wallace wallace@@ccia.com on May 15, 2001
Here is a time line on Michael Joseph McGuire 1785-1835 for any researcher who might be inte rested in this family.1785 Michael born in Frederick Co., MD1788 Michael moved to Cambri a Co., PA area with his family.1803 Huntingdon Co., PA Orphans Court May term 1803 named a s heir of Michael McGuire of Allegheny Twp.1803 birth of Mary Ann McGuire daughter of Michae l and Sara Byrne. There is no marriage record for Michael and Sara Byrne. Later data would su ggest they never married. [I have more data on Sara and Mary Ann]1808 Allegheny Tax list Mic hael does not show in 1810,1811, 1814,1815,1816. I am not sure this Michael is the right one. 1810 sponsors child of Patrick and Appollonia Burke.1810 Baltimore Co., MD M. McGuire 2001 0 20001 a Daniel Delozier was living two doors away with numbers 00101 0001 The 1810 number s do not work well. Might not be Michael. Michael does not appear to be living with his mothe r in Cambria in 1810.1820 6th ward, Baltimore Co., MD Michael McGuire 00001 01111824 Michae l Maguire, carpenter lives on Holliday St. west side south of Pleasant. [Directories prior t o 1824 need to be check to see when Michael arrived in Baltimore]1828 Michael J. and Margare t of Baltimore sell to Luke McGuire for $1 land called Boot in Allegheny Twp. patented 12/22/ 1813 book 10 pg. 303. Deed 5/5/1828 Cambria Co., PA deeds 3-437. [Further deed work needs t o be done in order to tighten up Michael's actual move Baltimore.1830 6th ward, Baltimore Co ., MD Michael J. McGuire 20101 101021833 Michael J. Maguire/McGuire lives on Holliday St. so uth of Pleasant and has a shop at 50 N. Gay St.1835 June 8 Michael McGuire buried Basillic a of the Assumption of Blessed Virgin Mary.1835 Margaret Maguire begins to administer the es tate of Michael. There are no children mentioned in any of the references. There were 5 lot s listed in the inventory. There are no deeds showing the sell of this land. [Baltimore Co. , MD Administration Accounts vol. 34-130; Baltimore Co, MD administration accounts vol. 42-12 ; Baltimore Co., MD inventories vol. 44-391 and 45-481]1840 6th ward, Baltimore Co., MD Marg aret Maguire 010011 0111101The numbers in the census might suggest that Michael and Margare t had four children born between 1800-1810. The numbers for 1820 show that the two males hav e probably died. The girls however were born between 1804-1810 and 1794-1804. This fits wit h the 1810 dates. By 1830 there is a young family living with Michael and Margaret. The date s do not seem to work for anyone. Both Michael and Margaret seem too young. Also we know tha t Margaret had a boarding house by 1837. Quite possibly she ran this boarding house long befo re this time and the census reflect boarders and no children. I have looked in the baptisms o f the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary and found no McGuires married or born in the righ t time frame to be children of Michael and Margaret. Neither could I find Michael or Margare t sponsoring any children in this time frame. There were other churches in the area and perha ps Michael and Margaret actually attended a congregation who shared the cemetery of the Assum ption church. All the surviving church records need to be checked carefully. The cemetery lo t at Basilica of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary on Mulberry and Catherdral Sts. mi ght show who was buried near Michael and Margaret and give leads to possible children. Also t he city directories might show who was living at 58 Holiday in 1847. This person might have b een the heir of Margaret. Using this name in the deeds might turn up some useful information. This shows that there are still a few gaps in the history of Michael Joseph, however ther e are no doubts that this is the son of Capt. Michael and that he lived and died in Baltimore . Did he go to Baltimore with the Daniel Delozier who was living just one house away? Did h e marry before going to Baltimore?I will be happy to entertain comments, corrections, and a dditions to Michael Joseph.

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