Genealogical and Personal History of Western Pennsylvania Volume 1

Genealogical and Personal History of Western Pennsylvania Volume 1

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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. 1915 edition. Excerpt: Cecil, Washington county, Pennsylvania, Bridgeville, Pennsylvania, in 1854 moving to Mansfield Valley, now Carnegie, Pennsylvania. For more than two years he operated a carriage factory and wagon-making shop in connection with the blacksmith shop of Leonard Kearns, then went to Manorville, where he conducted a shop for one year, afterward farming for a like time, and subsequently returning to Pittsburgh, being for several years an employee in South's Carriage Factory. For five years he was in the oil districts, erecting rigs and working at 'his trade, and for five years farmed in Erie county, at the same time continuing at his trade. His death occurred in Carnegie, Pennsylvania, although for a few years prior to his coming to that place he had lived in Pittsburgh. His church was the Presbyterian, to which he belonged all of his life. He married, November 30, 1837, Margaret Beatty, born near Kittanning, Armstrong county, Pennsylvania, September 10, 1820, died March I 5, 1891, daughter of William and Margaret Beatty, her parents, natives of New jersey, moving to Armstrong county soon after their marriage. William Beatty was the owner of two Ihundred acres of land; a blacksmith by trade, had his shop on his premises, engaging in both blacksmithing and farming. He and his wife were members of the Presbyterian Church. William and Margaret Beatty were the parents of: 1. Mary, married William Walker, a farmer; lived in Armstrong county, Pennsylvania. 2. William, a wagonmaker; married Jane Patterson; lived in Armstrong county, Pennsylvania. 3. Absalom, a shoemaker; married Sarah Patterson; resided in Armstrong county, Pennsylvania. 4. Margaret, of previous mention, married Samuel Patterson. 5. Isabella, married Daniel Brewer, a...
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  • Paperback | 274 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 15mm | 494g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236958616
  • 9781236958617