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descendants of Joseph Devor of Path Valley, Pennsylvania

Anna Hawley Grosvenor

descendants of Joseph Devor of Path Valley, Pennsylvania

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Published by Heritage Books in Bowie, Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Devore family.,
  • Devor, Joseph, ca. 1745-1824 -- Family.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 111) and index.

    Other titlesJoseph Devor of Path Valley, Pennsylvania
    StatementAnna Hawley Grosvenor.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCS71.D5118 1999
    The Physical Object
    Pagination149 p. ;
    Number of Pages149
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6854229M
    ISBN 100788412132
    LC Control Number00361804
    OCLC/WorldCa42351952

    The prominent men of that day who lived at and about Bedford, were Thomas Smith, who held several appointments under the government, and was afterwards a judge of the supreme court, Gen. Various compendiums of New England, including one containing names of family members of John and Hannah Heath, have been researched thoroughly and Catharina is not listed as their child. This was the first and only eviction in this section of the province. After reaching manhood. The water-power of the creeks which pass through the town drives two flour-mills, two fulling-mills, an immense straw-paper mill, a cotton and woollen manufactory, oil-mill, carding machines, and the machinery of Dunlap and Madeira's celebrated edge-tool factory.

    He then took up a tract of land for himself - did settler's duty, as it was termed, which was simply a compliance with the conditions imposed by the owners of the land, and had his land deeded to him. In William Barr, who was born near the present city of Lock Haven, and raised about four miles below Keating, removed to his present location at Bennett's branch at the mouth of Barr run. West creek was not settled for a long time after the other places we have noted had been occupied. George Chambers. Sometime after, Benjamin being induced to visit the east side of the Susquehanna, left his house unoccupied for a abort time, and on his return, he found it burned to ashes. They were discovered, however, by the Indians, and both killed and scalped, and their dead bodies brought to the fort and buried.

    Krummacher, D. Samuel was most likely Scotch-Irish. Vernon Cemetery near N. The parish registers date from Biography Will was probated in Philadelphia in or Aug 8, "Wills " pg.


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Descendants of Joseph Devor of Path Valley, Pennsylvania book

Hemarried Miss — and in had three sons under 16 years of ageand a daughter. Passing over the intermediate scenes of his life, we find him in one of the most accomplished, eloquent, and distinguished members in the Senate of the United States, and not without some pretensions to a seat in the presidential chair.

He was a part of the Protective Force.

Why change the site?

They had a son, William French, b. Craighead was the first pastor. Bedford always furnished its guards out of that class of the militia in service at the time they were required.

Death John and Sarah French are both buried at Mt. The Tuscaroras did not all come north at once, but in detached fragments, covering a period of fifty-five years.

Campbell, Robert Fleming, Samuel Templeton-names, probably, of some of the more respectable and worthy families in the neighborhood in that day. That of 93 families which were settled in the Coves and Conollaways, 47 were either killed or taken, and the rest fled, besides numerous of whom no account has been preserved, except in the traditions handed down in the massacres.

Jonathan Smith, Wm. The original population of the county was of the Scotch-Irish race, and many of their descendants still remain; but the German population gained in numbers over the descendants of the original pioneers.

Population in15,; in19,; in23,; in31, ; in35,; in37, These streams supply an immense amount of water-power, of which it has been estimated that not more than half has yet been usefully applied. This list is headed in the quaint Latin of the clergy of that day: Catalogus Familiarum, Nominum que Personarum cuiq: Families pertinentium, in qua que Congregationis Divisione.

They settled first about two miles up the main stream, at what is known as Georgia Mill or Gearysburg, they cleared a piece of land here, but were shortly followed by tow of their former neighbors, Philemon Preny and Earl Mastin, purchased their improvements, when they again located near the Portage on the site now occupied by Hon.

The Iroquois was the Indian of Indians. Sister Elizabeth Bradshaw and her children James and Hester. It's important to realize that the white settlers did suffer greatly during this war, accounting for their harsh treatment of any remnant Indians in later years.

You can learn more about the Historical Society of Pennsylvania and their collections and services on their website. Arthur St. Spear succeeded him, bat remained only a few years. He was installed inholding also the charge of "East Conococheague. They fettled and built a mill shortly after, at the mouth of Fishing cr.

From information gathered from the records of that period, it is clear that the thoroughfare, dignified with the title of the road, was merely one of these paths. This, with some additional grounds, he conveyed by deed of gift to P.

The year terminated the hostile incursions of the Indians into Cumberland county.

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In Fannett Township, home of Samuel French (FFA Chart #66) was a James DEVOR, son of Joseph DAVER from Scotland. His daughter Jemima married William French, son of Samuel French (page ) His brother Jesse DEVOR, (born in died in ) son of Joseph DAVER was a farmer in Path Valley which is in Metal and Fannett Townships.

He married.