The Nichols family and events in and around Shinglehouse,
Potter Co., PA. The family goes back to Ipswich, MA by way of Reading,
MA, then Worcester, MA, Dummerston, VT, Bainbridge, NY and the Shinglehouse,
Nichols, The Immigrant", by George E. Nichols.
The Rounsavell family in Kankakee Co., IN then
Bluffton, OH, Hayward,
and Cable WI. The Rounsavell's are another old family, that came from England
in the 1600's. "Richard Rounsavell and his descendants (1687-1994)",
by Brian Elliott Rounsavill, 1994.
The Henderson family and events in and around
Potter Co., PA and Endicott, Broome Co., NY. The family goes back to Newburn,
Northumberland UK around 1800, by way of Warrington and St.
Helens, Lancashire, UK, Jeannette,
Westmoreland Co., PA and Fairchance, Fayette Co. PA. They immigrated to
the US in 1888, and were naturalized in 1896. They worked in the Window
Glass industry in St. Helens and Jeannette, then came to Shinglehouse to
work at the Palmer Window Glass Factory.
Pike, Wyoming Co., NY and Shinglehouse,
Potter Co., PA. The Chaffee's are an old family, and described in
"The Chaffee Family", by William Chaffee, 1909. The Helmer's go
back the Palantine in Germany -- "The
Helmer Family, Philip Helmer (The Pioneer) and his Descendants",
compiled by Pascoe W. Williams, 1931.
Warner and Hannah Ryther
Bernardston, MA, 1740's-1900, with several branches
of thefamily moving to Potter Co., PA in the mid 1800's.
The Rosenswie family and events in and around
Potter Co., PA. The family goes back to Germany, near Frankfurt -- Altenwald,
Offenburg, and Friedrichsthal. They came to Jeannette,
Westmoreland Co., PA, then their sons moved to Eldred, PA to work in the
glass factory in Shinglehouse,
East Huntington Township, Westmoreland Co., Pennsylvania. 1850's-1900.
Leith, Washington Co., OH 1850's-1930's.
Columbiana County Ohio. 1880's.
In my grandmother's things were two newspapers from around
the turn of the century, and several from the 40's and 50's. They
are the Ceres Mail (McKean Co., PA) and The Oswayo Valley Mail (Shinglehouse,
Potter Co. PA). Both are linked from my Shinglehouse