Genealogical and Personal History of Fayette and Greene Counties, Pennsylvania Volume 3

Genealogical and Personal History of Fayette and Greene Counties, Pennsylvania Volume 3

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1912 edition. Excerpt: ...He is interested in the Connellsville Building and Loan Association, which he has served as director. He is a Democrat and has served as school director of Connellsville township. He is a member of the Lutheran church. He married, October 28, 1866, Anna Barbara Hunker, born in the town of Thathinger, Wittenburg, Germany, January 12, 1844, daughter of George and Ursula Hunker, .botli of whom died in Germany. Anna B. Hunker came to the United States with an uncle before her husband came, and although they had known each other in Germany had never become well acquainted until their renewed acquaintance in Westmoreland county, where they were married. Children of John and Anna B. Keck: 1. George William, married Augusta Oswalt, and is now a mine boss living at Adelaide. Peinisylvania; children: Catherine, Carl O., Louise, John F. and Ralph. 2. Anna Marie, married J. B. Marietta, and has Carl F. 3. Rose. 4. Emma, married Charles H. Stauffer, a United States mail carrier, and has James. 5. John, now a line foreman at Dearths Coke VVorks. 6. Pearl. 7. Carl Frederick, married Catherine Chrisholm, of Uniontown, Pennsylvania, and resides at Leisenring, Pennsylvania, and has a daughter, Virginia. The Robbins family of Fay ROBBINS ette county is traced to about the year 1790, when Aaron, James and John Robbins, young men, brickiayers and stonemasons by trade, came from New Jersey to Connellsville. John became a drum major in the war of 1812; James followed his trade in Connellsville until his death, while Aaron did the same, although fonder of hunting than building. In fact, he relied upon his rifle more for support than upon his trowel. He erected many buildings in Connellsville and vicinity, also built the first courthouse in Butler county, .show more

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  • Paperback | 216 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 12mm | 395g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236773950
  • 9781236773951