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Henry and Lovis (Steckman) Mearkle and Descendants

Ladd Web Site | Karns Album Directory

Henry Mearkle, son of Peter, was born 10 Feb 1771. He and Lovis Steckman were married about 1816 in Bedford County, Pennsylvania. They had ten children, for some of whom we have pictures.

Rachel, who married Jeremiah Akers
John, who married Sarah (surname unknown)
Barbara, who married John Clark
Sophia, who married John Layton, from whom the Deneens are descended
Mary, who married William Layton
George Mearkle, who married Nancy Shaffer, and is ancestor throu his daughter Salome to many of the Karns, as well as Fergusons and Chamberlains
Barclay Mearkle, who married Louisiana "Rosanna" Sleighter, and whose descendants married into the Snyder and Shaw families
Henry Mearkle, who married Julian Karns, from whom the Bouses are descended
Eliza, who married Ahemazz Andrews , and later married Samuel Frazey