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GENEALOGICAL ACCOUNT 



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Acknowledgment is due: 

To Mr. Adolphus Roggenburger, of Philadelphia, for his work in 
genealogical research ; 

To Mrs. William Wayn Rogers, of Bellefonte, Pennsylvania, for 
data of the William Kelly family ; 

To Mrs. W. C. Bartol, of Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, for her account 
of the life of Colonel John Kelly; 

and 

To Mr. John E. Rodgers, of Philadelphia, who furnished the 
illustrations. 

Reference was made to the following sources of information : 

Pennsylvania Archives; 

J. F. Meginness's Otzinachson, or History of the West Branch of 
the Susquehanna River; 

Egle's History Commonwealth of Pennsylvania; 

Egle's Notes and Queries; 

Linn's Annals of the Buffalo Valley, Pennsylvania; 

Publications of The Historical Society of Pennsylvania; 

History of The Presbyterian Church of Frankford. 



CAMPBELL ANCESTRY 
CAMPBELL FAMILY 




JOSEPH ANDREW (KELLY) CAMPBELL 
1832-1871 



CAMPBELL ANCESTRY— CAMPBELL FAMILY 

Joseph Andrew Kelly Campbell, born in Lewisburg, Penn- 
sylvania, February 27, 1832, the fifth child of John and Mary 
Helen Kelly Campbell, traces his ancestry to John Campbell, of 
Scotland, who came to America about 1750; to James and Mary 
Poak, who settled in Buffalo Valley, Pennsylvania, in 1768, and to 
John Kelly, of Ireland, who arrived in America in 1723. 

Soon after he was born his parents moved to Williamsport, 
Pennsylvania, where his boyhood was spent and he received his 
education. Upon leaving school he learned the trade of pattern 
maker. When twenty-one years of age, having been offered more 
remunerative employment in Philadelphia, he moved to the Frank- 
ford District of that city, and there spent the remainder of his 
days. 

He soon entered actively into the political life of the community, 
and for a number of years was a member of the Democratic Ward 
Executive Committee. On the 22d of March, 1868, he received the 
appointment of Miscellaneous Clerk in the office of the City Treas- 
urer, under Joseph N. Piersol, who had been elected to that office 
in October, 1867. Joseph Andrew Campbell (as he preferred to 
be known) held this position for several years, giving a bond for 
$5,000, which was signed by himself, Francis Deal and John 
Cocker. In 1870 he was nominated, on the Democratic ticket, for 
State Representative from the Seventeenth Legislative District of 
Pennsylvania, and in October of that year was elected, the Board 
of Judges, after its meeting on Tuesday, October 11, 1870, send- 
ing him official notice of his election. 

From the time of his arrival in Philadelphia he worshipped at 
The Presbyterian Church of Frankford, where he met Eliza 
Edith Deal, who, on July 13, 1856, became his wife. Eliza 
Edith Deal was the daughter of John and Elizabeth Davis Vande- 
grift Deal, and traces her ancestry to John Diel, of Germany, who 
came to America in 1688; to Jacob Meyer, of Germany, who ar- 

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rived in 1750, and to Daniel and Ann Evans Davis, of Wales, who 
settled in Philadelphia in 1803. Joseph Andrew Campbell and 
Eliza Edith Deal were married by William H. Butler, an Alderman 
of the City of Philadelphia, who made the following record of the 
ceremony : 

This is to certify that on the Thirteenth Day of July 
in the Year of Our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred 
and Fifty-six before me the Subscriber, one of the Aldermen 
in and for the City of Philadelphia, Joseph A. Campbell and 
Eliza E. Deal were joined in marriage, they declaring them- 
selves clear of all engagements, and taking each other for 
Husband and Wife, according to law. 

In Witness whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and 
seal the day and year above written. 

William H. Butler, Alderman. 

In the latter part of 1870, Joseph Andrew Campbell was stricken 
with an illness which caused his death on January II, 1871, before 
he was able to take his seat as a member of the Pennsylvania 
State Legislature to which he had been elected. Resolutions of 
sympathy were sent to the family by the Democratic Ward Execu- 
tive Committee and by the several organizations of which he was 
a member. 

Joseph Andrew Campbell was a Mason, being a member of 
Frankford Lodge, No. 292, Free and Accepted Masons of Penn- 
sylvania, and of Hand and Hand Lodge, Independent Order of 
Odd Fellows. 

Eliza Edith Deal Campbell survived her husband less than a 
year, dying December 21, 1871. 

The children of Joseph Andrew and Eliza Edith Deal Campbell 
were : John Deal Kelly, Ernest Linwood, David Frank, Joseph 
Andrew, Mary Helen and Emma Edith Campbell. 



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ELIZA EDITH DEAL 

Wife of Joseph A. K. Campbell 

1835-1871 



DEAL (DIEL) ANCESTRY 
DEAL FAMILY 



DEAL (DIEL) ANCESTRY— DEAL FAMILY 

After the settlement of Pennsylvania by the Quakers, William 
Penn made known to the world that anyone settling there could 
worship God according to the dictates of conscience without inter- 
ference or molestation. This news almost immediately started em- 
igration to the new country. Among the earliest of the German 
emigrants to arrive was one John Diel, as the name was then 
spelled, who brought with him his wife and his son, Peter. They 
arrived in America in 1688, landing in Philadelphia, and made that 
city their future home. They settled in that portion of the city 
known as Nicetown, where the men engaged in farming. 

Peter Diel married in 1709, and had a son born in 171 1, who 
was named Francis. In 1745 Francis Diel married Katrina Butz, 
born in 1721, and for a time resided with his parents. In 1762, 
Francis Diel purchased from William Shippen a piece of land 
situated at Nicetown Lane and Townshipline Road, now known as 
Hunting Park and Wissahickon Avenues. Here he built his home, 
which later was called the Abbey Inn. In 1771 he purchased an- 
other piece of ground from William Shippen and wife, and in 
1773 bought an adjoining piece from Tench and Anne Francis, 
making his holdings about one and three-quarters acres. The Inn 
was situated at the corner of the property, and here he lived with 
his family until his untimely death. On October 17, 1777, shortly 
before the Battle of Germantown, while standing inoffensively in 
the doorway, of his residence, Francis Diel was wantonly shot and 
killed by an unknown British soldier. 

Francis Diel died intestate, and owing to the stress of Revo- 
lutionary times, his widow, Katrina, did not take out Letters of 
Administration on his estate until December 29, 1780, more than 
three years after his death. During the period of administration 
the eldest son, John and his wife conveyed their interest to the 
mother. Finally a family agreement was reached whereby the 



widow retained the entire estate during her lifetime. 



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Katrina Butz Diel died in Philadelphia on May 4, 1796, and 
disposed of the estate by will. This instrument is a model of 
brevity, but sets forth her wishes very clearly : 

"In the name of God Amen. I, Catherine Deal, of the 
Northern Liberties and County of Philadelphia, being of 
perfect sound disposing mind, memory and understanding- 
thanks be to the Almighty God therefore do hereby make 
my last Will and Testament in manner following. And first 
I order that all my just debts and funeral expenses be well 
and truly paid and in order thereto I impower my two sons 
Samuel Deal and Francis Deal to sell such of my movables 
as can be spared. 

"Item: I give and bequeath to the children of my son 
John deceased one share of my estate between them and no 
more. 

"Item: To my daughter Peggy I give and bequeath one 
share & a Coat & all my wearing apparel — to my son Peter 
Deal I give and bequeath one share. To my son Daniel Deal 
I give and bequeath one share. To my son Samuel Deal I 
give and bequeath one share & a bed & five pounds in cash 
and to my son Francis Deal I give and bequeath one share 
& my own Bed and I do hereby impower my Executors 
hereinafter named to dispose of my effects real & personal 
(excepting the personal Property above given & bequeathed) 
and impower them or either of the survivor of them to take, 
execute & acknowledge a Deed or Deeds in fee simple to 
the Purchaser or Purchasers thereof. 

"Lastly I nominate constitute & appoint my two sons 
Samuel Deal and Francis Deal Executors of this my last 
Will and Testament hereby revoking any Will & Testament 
before this made. 

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"In witness whereof I have hereunto set my Hand and 
Seal this fourth day of June in the year of our Lord one 
thousand seven hundred and ninety-one. 

"Katrina Diel" (seal). 
"Proved n July, 1796. 

"Registered in Will Book X page 461," &c. 

The children of Francis and Katrina Butz Diel were: John, 
Peter, Daniel, Samuel, Francis and Margaretta Diel. The sons 
changed the spelling of the name from "Diel" to "Deal." They 
all learned the butcher's trade and lived in the Germantown and 
Nicetown Districts, with the exception of John, who moved to the 
Frankford District of Philadelphia, where he died. 

John Deal, eldest son of Francis and Katharine Butz Diel, 
was born in Nicetown, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in 1746. In 
1770 he married Elizabeth, daughter of Jacob and Catharine Ehel 
Gardener, who was born in 1750. Shortly after his marriage he 
moved to Frankford, in Oxford Township, where he was engaged 
in the trade of butcher. 

A few years after settling in Frankford, on January 28, 1785, 
John Deal purchased from the children of one Isaac Leech, tanner, 
of Cheltenham Township, 3 acres 100 perches of land in Oxford 
Township, situated on Frankford Mill Creek and Robert Adams 
Road, for ^200, the land remaining in the possession of the family 
until 1840. 

On June 13, 1777, the General Assembly formulated the fol- 
lowing Oath of Allegiance and Fidelity to the State of Pennsyl- 
vania : 

"I do swear that I renounce and refuse all allegiance to 
George III, King of Great Britain, his heirs and successors : 
and that I will be faithful and bear true allegiance to the 
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania as a free and independent 
state ; and that I will not at any time do, or cause to be done, 

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DEAL (DIEL) ANCESTRY— DEAL FAMILY 

any manner or thing' that will be prejudicial or injurious to 

the freedom and independence thereof as declared by Con- 
gress; and also that I will discover and make known to some 
one Justice of the Peace of the said State, all treasons or 
traitorous conspiracies which I may know, or hereinafter 
shall know to be formed against this or any of the United 
States of America." 

To this oath, John Deal, with others, subscribed on August 2, 
1779, and thereafter espoused the patriotic cause in the War of the 
Revolution. 

John Deal died in the year 1788, his widow, Elizabeth Gardener 
Deal, surviving him until June 5, 1836, when she died at the ad- 
vanced age of 86. 

The children of John and Elizabeth Gardener Deal were: 

Catharine, born 1770; died 1773; 

Jacob, born February 2, 1772; married Edith Myers, February 
14, 1799; died June 3, 1838; 

Susannah, born December 23, 1777; married Jacob Harper; 
died May 14, 1866. 

The fifth generation of the Deal family in America is traced 
through the lives of Jacob Deal and his sister, Susannah Deal. 

Jacob Deal, second child of John and Elizabeth Gardener Deal, 
was born in the Frankford District of Philadelphia on February 2, 
1772, where he lived and was educated. He learned the trade of 
stone mason and was engaged in that occupation until his death. 
He laid the foundations of many of the more important buildings 
in Philadelphia, particularly those in the neighborhood of Frank- 
ford. 

Early in life he became a member of the German Reformed 
Church of Frankford, and was made one of the deacons of the 
Church in 1802, when he was but thirty years of age. 

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It was here that he met Edith Myers, born March 17, 1778, 
daughter of Jacob Meyer, as the name was then spelled, whom he 
married on February 14, 1799. Jacob Meyer was a resident of 
Milltown, Cheltenham Township, Montgomery County, Pennsyl- 
vania, and one of the founders of the Frankford Church. 

Jacob Deal, with Jacob Meyer and others, was among the first 
to recognize the changed conditions in Frankford growing out of 
the increasing number of English and Scotch-Irish people who were 
making their homes in the community, and advocated the change 
from the German Reformed to the Presbyterian form of worship. 
In 1806 they petitioned for admission into the Presbyterian Church 
and upon being admitted, changed the name of the church to The 
Presbyterian Church of Frankford, which name it has retained to 
this day. In 1807 Jacob Deal was among those who requested 
that the congregation be supplied with a minister for every Sabbath, 
and in 1809 the Reverend John W. Doak was appointed minister 
of the church by the Presbytery. 

On the erection of the second church building, in 1809, Jacob 
Deal built all the stone work, the records of the church showing 
that at the end of the year there was owing to him the sum of 
thirty-three dollars. 

For the greater part of his lifetime Jacob Deal was one of the 
trustees of the church, he and his family being regular in their 
attendance. 

On June 5, 1836, Elizabeth Gardener Deal (mother of Jacob 
Deal) died in her eighty-seventh year. His wife, Edith Myers 
Deal, died June 1, 1837, and he died June 30, 1838, at the age of 
sixty-six. He was the grandfather of Eliza Edith Deal whose 
ancestry is here being traced. Jacob Deal, his wife and mother 
are buried in the cemetery adjoining the Church. The stones 
marking their graves bear the inscriptions : 

"In Memory of Jacob Deal, who departed this life June 
30, 1838, in the 66th year of his age. Also Edith his wife, 

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DEAL (DIEL) ANCESTRY— DEAL FAMILY 

who departed this life June I, 1837, in the Goth year of her 
age. Also inscribed to the memory of Myers Deal, their son, 
who died at Grand Coteau, La., October 11, 1837, aged 30 
years, 8 months. 

"In Memory of Elizabeth Deal who departed this life 
June 5, 1836 in the 87th year of her age." 

The will of Jacob Deal, proved June 10-16, 1838, was as fol- 
lows : 

"Be it remembered that I Jacob Deal of the Borough of 
Frankford in the County of Philadelphia, Mason, being weak 
in body but of sound mind memory and understanding 
do make and publish this my last will in manner following 
to wit. 

"First. It is my will and I do order that all my just 
debts and funeral expenses be duly paid and satisfied as soon 
as conveniently can be after my decease by my Executrix 
and Executor hereinafter named. 

"Item. I give and bequeath unto my wife Edith all the 
use and income of my Estate Real and Personal during her 
natural life. And after her decease I give, bequeath and 
devise all my estate of whatever kind it may be unto my 
children share and share alike agreeably to the Laws of 
Pennsylvania relating to Intestates' Estates. 

"Item. It is my will and I do order and request that the 
income derived from my father's estate be applied toward the 
maintenance of my mother during her natural life anything 
hereinbefore contained to the contrary notwithstanding. 

"And lastly. I nominate constitute and appoint my wife, 
Edith, Executrix and my son, John Deal, Executor of this 
my last will hereby revoking all other wills, legacies and 
bequests by me heretofore made and declare this and no other 
to be my last will and Testament. 

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JOHN DEAL 
1799-1880 



DEAL (DIEL) ANCESTRY— DEAL FAMILY 



"In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and 
seal this eighteenth day of August in the year of our Lord 
one thousand eight hundred and thirty-five. 

"Jacob Deal" (Seal) 

"Registered in Will Book No. 13, page 243." 

The children of Jacob and Edith Myers Deal were : John, Jacob 
Myers, Francis, Rebecca, Myers, Joseph, Charles Edmund, Eliz- 
abeth Rosanna, George Washington, Benjamin Franklin and Mar- 
garet Ann Deal. 

Susannah Deal, third child of John and Elizabeth Gardener 
Deal, was born in Frankford on December 23, 1777. She married 
Jacob Harper, a member of The Presbyterian Church of Frankford, 
who died on February 11, 1829. On March 21, 1840, she was 
awarded her share in the partition of her father's estate. On 
May 14, 1866, she died, at the great age of eighty-eight years, and 
is buried in the cemetery of The Presbyterian Church of Frankford. 
The children of Jacob and Susannah Deal Harper were: John, 
Jacob, Robert, Jane Louise (born October 13, 181 5, married Robert 
Huckle), Mary (married William Stratton), died May 24, 1895, 
Charles Lukens (born December 16, 1820), Doak, Martha and 
Frank Harper. 

The sixth generation of the Deal family in America is traced 
through the lives of the eleven children of Jacob and Edith Myers 
Deal. 

John Deal, the eldest child, was born on December 12, 1799, 
in the Frankford District of Philadelphia and there received his 
education. He was engaged during his lifetime in the manufacture 
of shoes, but at various times held positions of public trust. 

He was appointed Postmaster of Frankford in 1845, and held 
that position until the outbreak of the War of Secession in 1861. 
An old resident, in telling of this time, says the accommoda- 
tions of the postomce consisted of an ordinary table with a 

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red cover thrown upon it, and at one end was a box containing 
about a dozen pigeon-holes, in which the letters were placed until 
called for. In course of time the mail received grew larger and 
the postmaster was forced to engage the services of a boy to 
deliver the letters to the people who failed to come for them. 

In 1850 John Deal was elected to the office of Justice of the 
Peace and received his commission from William F. Johnston, 
Governor of the State of Pennsylvania. The original document 
is in the possession of his grandson, who lives in Philadelphia, and 
which reads as follows : 

"Pennsylvania, S. S. (State coat of arms). 

"In the name and by the authority of the Commonwealth 
of Pennsylvania. 

"William F. Johnston, Governor of the said Com- 
monwealth. 

"To John Deal of the County of Philadelphia, Esquire. 
Whereas it appears by the return made and transmitted to 
me according to law, that you the said John Deal, have 
been duly elected a Justice of the Peace, for the Borough of 
Frankford in the County of Philadelphia. 

"Hereby giving and granting unto you, full right and 
title, to have and execute all and singular the powers, juris- 
dictions and authorities, and to receive and enjoy all and 
singular the emoluments to a Justice of the Peace lawfully 
belonging, or in anywise appertaining, by virtue of the Con- 
stitution and Laws of this Commonwealth. To have and to 
hold this Commission and the office hereby granted unto you, 
the said John Deal for the term of five years, to be computed 
from the day of the date of these presents if you shall so 
long behave yourself well. 

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ELIZABETH DAVIS VANDEGRIFT 
Wife of John Deal 
1796-1848 



DEAL (DIEL) ANCESTRY— DEAL FAMILY 



"Given under my hand and the Great Seal of the State, 
at Harrisburg, this ninth day of April in the Year of Our 
Lord one thousand eight hundred and fifty and of the Com- 
monwealth the seventy-fourth. 

"By the Governor: A. W. Benedict, Depy. Secretary of 
the Commonwealth." 

(Signed by Governor Johnston with the Great Seal of 
the State affixed. ) 

In 1834, John Deal married Elizabeth Davis Vandegrift, 
born October 6, 1796, the daughter of Daniel and Ann Evans 
Davis, and the widow of James Vandegrift of Philadelphia. 

John Deal and his wife were members of The Presbyterian 
Church of Frankford, he having been admitted to membership 
when twenty-one years of age, and both labored zealously for the 
welfare of the Church. He was Superintendent of the Sunday 
School from 1854 to 1862 and was an elder of the Church for more 
than forty years. He served as a member of the Board of Trustees 
for forty-five years and was its Secretary for thirty-five years. His 
wife, Elizabeth, was known (throughout the Frankford District 
for her beauty of character and benevolence, which was extended 
not alone to those who were bound to her by ties of religion, but 
to all whose needs were brought to her attention. 

On February 21, 1840, John Deal filed his petition in the Or- 
phans' Court praying for a Writ of Partition in the matter of the 
estate of his grandfather, John Deal, who had died in 1788. On 
March 21, 1840, the Court awarded to his aunt, Susannah Deal 
Harper, a portion of the old estate on Frankford Mill Creek and 
Robert Adams Road ; the balance was sold and the purchase money 
divided among the children of his father, Jacob Deal. 

Elizabeth Davis Vandegrift Deal died March 30, 1848, in 
her fifty-second year. John Deal, her husband, survived her, dying 
October 23, 1880, in his eighty-first year. 

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The children of John and Elizabeth Davis Vandegrift Deal 
were: Eliza Edith Deal, whose ancestry is here being traced, born 
February 6, 1835, married Joseph Andrew Campbell, July 13, 1856, 
and died December 21, 1871 ; and Frank Harper Deal, born March 
20, 1837, died April 9, 1917. 

Jacob Myers Deal, second child of Jacob and Edith Myers 
Deal, was born in the Frankford District April 11, 1801. In 1824 
he moved to the State of South Carolina, and on April 19, 1836, 
married Catherine Kinard, born June 7, 181 1, of Lexington, 
South Carolina, who died March 12, 1876. Jacob Myers Deal 
died April 11, 1885. 

The children of Jacob Myers and Catherine Kinard Deal were : 
Jacob Augustus, born January 28, 1837; Francis, born November 
6, 1839, killed in battle during the War of Secession, June 27, 
1862; Mary, born January 29, 1841, living in 1921 ; Edith Sarah, 
born December 15, 1843; Charles, born March 18, 1847, died May 
24, 1 851; Margaret Catherine, born December 16, 1849, died May 
14, 1851; Sophie, born May 2, 1852, living in 1921 ; and Eliza 
Louisa Deal, born February 9, 1855, living in 1921, married, April 
16, 1878, to Rufus P. Roberts, no issue living. 

Francis Deal, third child of Jacob and Edith Myers Deal, was 
born in the Frankford District, November 17, 1802. He married 
Susannah Hoffman, born January 7, 1805, died April 29, 1885. 
Francis Deal died June 22, 1878. The children of Francis and 
Susannah Hoffman Deal were: Joseph P. Deal, born 1838, died 
January 11, 1917; Francis Deal, born 1840, died in infancy; 
Edmund N. Deal, born 1842, died 1913; and Howard Godfrey 
Deal, of whom there is no record. 

Rebecca Deal, fourth child of Jacob and Edith Myers Deal, 
was born in the Frankford District, November 17, 1804, and mar- 
ried John Murray, born 1789, died October 14, 1855. Rebecca 
Deal Murray died December 17, 1859. The children of John and 
Rebecca Deal Murray were: Eliza A., Rebecca and Benjamin 

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Franklin Murray of whom there is no record, and J. Myers Mur- 
ray, born January 31, 1841, who is living in 1921. 

Myers Deal, fifth child of Jacob and Edith Myers Deal, was 
born in the Frankford District, February 11, 1807. He moved 
to Grand Coteau, in the State of Louisiana, where he died October 
11, 1837. He was unmarried. 

Joseph Deal, sixth child of Jacob and Edith Myers Deal, was 
born August 7, 1809, married, December 9, 1830, Margaret 
Whitaker, born January 11, 1802, died January 22, 1868. Joseph 
Deal died May 16, i860. The children of Joseph and Margaret 
Whitaker Deal were: Jacob Francis, born December 7, 1831, died 
May 29, 1835; Edith Alvira, born April 15, 1833, died July 8, 
1834; Robert Whitaker, born January 30, 1835, died July 25, 
1888; Emma R., born September 18, 1836, died February 17, 
1837; Margaret Ann Shalcross, born January 19, 1838; died Sep- 
tember 22, 1919; Augustus Roumfort, born November 21, 1839; 
Joseph Clancy, born May 9, 1841, died May 29, 1848; Myers, born 
July 31, 1843, died at birth; and Clara Mary, born June 21, 1844, 
died February 1, 1850. 

Charles Edmund Deal, seventh child of Jacob and Edith 
Myers Deal, was born in the Frankford District on September 29, 
181 1, and was educated in the public schools. On leaving school 
he learned his father's business of stone mason and builder and 
erected the present building of The Presbyterian Church of Frank- 
ford, the old St. Joachim's Roman Catholic Church, and many 
large buildings in Philadelphia. He was well known in the politi- 
cal life of the community, where he took an active part in munici- 
pal affairs. 

He married Hannah, daughter of James and Mary Cooper, 
born May 29, 1819, and with her took a deep interest in the life 
of The Presbyterian Church of Frankford. Hannah Cooper Deal 
died February 21, 1888, and Charles Edmund Deal died January 
1, 1898, in his eighty-seventh year. 

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The children of Charles Edmund and Hannah Cooper Deal 
were: Edith, born May 16, 1840, died July 25, 1840; Mary Eliza- 
beth, born November 27, 1841, died August 1, 1906; Sarah Edith, 
born March 15, 1844, died September 25, 1898; Ellen Rebecca, 
born July 27, 1848, died December 3, 1852; Charles Howard, born 
November 28, 1850, died May 28, 1891, was married, left no issue; 
Anna, born October 10, 1852, died May 31, 1898; Eliza O., born 
April 9, 1856, married July I, 1878, to Robert T. Corson, died 
February 21, 1918; and Rebecca J. Deal, born September 17, i860, 
who is living in 1921. 

Elizabeth Rosanna Deal, eighth child of Jacob and Edith 
Myers Deal, was born March 24, 1813, married the Reverend 
Thomas Ferguson Clancy, and died November 22, 1859, leaving 
no issue. 

George Washington Deal, ninth child of Jacob and Edith 
Myers Deal, was born August 1, 181 5, married Louisa Peters, 
born August 16, 1817, died May 15, 1913, and he died August 21, 
1897. The children of George Washington and Louisa Peters Deal 
were : Elizabeth and Georgianna Deal. 

Benjamin Franklin Deal, tenth child of Jacob and Edith 

Myers Deal, was born July 17, 1817, and died May 25, 1875. He 

married Elizabeth Hoffman, born May 25, 1807, died September 
1, 1880. They left no issue. 

Margaret Ann Deal, eleventh child of Jacob and Edith 
Myers Deal, was born May 26, 1820, married December 24, 1840, 
to Emanuel Peters, born September 18, 18 18, at York, Pennsyl- 
vania, died July 24, 1889. Margaret died May 26, 1885. The 
children of Emanuel and Margaret Ann Deal Peters were : Mary 
Elizabeth, born January 13, 1842, died in infancy; Jacob Myers, 
born July 13, 1843, living in 1921; Rebecca Edith, born January 
18, 1845, died March 2, 1 9 1 5 ; Francis Deal, born September 30. 
1846, married Fannie Loosely, died October 1, 19 10, no issue liv- 
ing; Emanuel King, born February 8, 1848; Margaret Ann, born 
September 10, 1849, married Edward L. Skeen, had issue, Jacob 

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Myers Skeen, who with his mother, is living in 1921 ; Joseph 
Henry, born March 6, 1851, married Mary McClintock, and he 
died November 28, 1890, leaving issue, Everett E. Peters, living 
in 1921; George Washington, born May 21, 1853, married Jose- 
phine Lee, and died April 6, 1897, nac l issue, Edward L. Peters, 
living in 1921; John Elwood, born March 5, 1855; Flora May, 
born March 3, 1857, died November 5, 1884; William Clancy, 
born April 12, 1859, married Ada Bishop, was a practicing physi- 
cian at Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, and died September 20, 1916, 
had issue, Dr. William E. Peters, living in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, 
in 192 1 ; Byron Marion Everett, born September 12, i860, and 
living in 1921 ; Albert Lincoln, born September 3, 1861, died 
August 15, 1865; and Clara Imogene Peters, born September 30, 

1866, living in 192 1. 

The seventh generation of the Deal family in America is traced 
through the lives of Jacob Augustus Deal, Edith Sarah Deal, 
Augustus Roumfort Deal, Eliza O. Deal, Elizabeth Deal, Georgi- 
anna Deal, Emanuel King Peters, John Elwood Peters, Byron 
Marion Everett Peters, and Clara Imogene Peters. 

Jacob Augustus Deal, eldest child of Jacob Myers and Cathe- 
rine Kinard Deal, was born January 28, 1837, married, October 7, 
1873, Margaret Eugenia Brown, and died December 23, 1884. 
The children of Jacob Augustus and Margaret Eugenia Brown 
Deal were: Samuel Myers, born Auguslt 3, 1874; Augustus Moore, 
born December 12, 1876, living in 1921; Mary Catherine, born 
December 17, 1880; and Charles Francis Deal, born June 22, 1883, 
married, October 16, 1906, Maud Cashman, of New Oxford, 
Pennsylvania, and he died March 25, 1907, without issue. 

Edith Sarah Deal, fourth child of Jacob Myers and Catherine 
Kinard Deal, was born December 15, 1843, married, February 25, 

1867, to Dr. Alfred Frederick Hambright, and died December 19, 
1918. The children of Alfred Frederick and Edith Sarah Deal 
Hambright were: Charles Franklin, born February 17, 1869; 
Jacob Frederick, born July 26, 1872; Mamie Catherine, born Feb- 

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ruary II, 1875, living in 1921 ; Bell Peters, born June 15, 1878; 
and Edith Sarah Hambright, born May 26, 1881, and living 
in 1921. 

Augustus Roumfort Deal, sixth child of Joseph and Mar- 
garet Whitaker Deal, was born November 21, 1839, and moved 
to Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania, married, February 8, 1864, Mary 
Caroline Ebaugh, born August 18, 1843; both are living in 1921. 
The children of Augustus Roumfort and Mary Caroline Ebaugh 
Deal were: Edith Juniata, born June 1, 1866; Clara May, born 
February 19, 1868, married, July 25, 1895, to John W. Houck, and 
died April 21, 1907. John W. Houck is living in 192 1, they had 
issue: Frank Howard Houck, born August 4, 1898, died July 15, 
191 5; Bessie, born February 14, 1870, living in 1921 ; Joseph, born 
November 20, 1871, died August 19, 1872; Charles Reese, born 
July 21, 1873, died April 2, 1877; Elmer Howard, born August 3, 
1875; Margaret Whitaker, born January 4, 1878, married June 
8, 1904, to M. Clair Hileman, born April 29, 1874 (both living in 
1921 and have issue: Helen Margaret Hileman, born July 8, 1913, 
living in 1921); Robert Ernest, born January 4, 1878, died July 
26, 1878; Mary Caroline, born May 30, 1879; Jacob Frank, born 
July 27, 1882, living in 1921; and Helen Frances Deal, born 
November 30, 1884, living in 192 1. 

Eliza O. Deal, seventh child of Charles Edmund and Hannah 
Cooper Deal, was born April 9, 1856, married to Robert T. Corson, 
and died February 21, 1918. The children of Robert T. and Eliza 
O. Deal Corson were : Caroline T., born March 27, 1879, died July 
25, 1879; Mabel, born May 21, 1882; Stephen, born April 30, 
1884; Rudolf Neff, born October 13, 1892; Laurence, born De- 
cember 30, 1894; and Theodore Corson, born January 12, 1902, all 
of whom are living in 1921. 

Elizabeth Deal, daughter of George Washington and Louisa 
Peters Deal, was born July 27, 1845, married to Alonzo C. McCoy, 
and died September 6, 1910. The children of Alonzo C. and Eliza- 
beth Deal McCoy were : M. Frances, and Clare D. McCoy, mar- 

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ried September 15, 1909, to Edward S. Howe, all of whom are 
living in 192 1. 

Georgianna Deal, daughter of George Washington and 
Louisa Peters Deal, was born July 12, 1848, married to Dr. Wil- 
liam Anderson, and died May 7, 1909. They had issue, William 
D., married Valley Vance Woodruff, and Mary Louise, married 
Dr. Floyd D. Rodgers. 

Emanuel King Peters, fifth child of Emanuel and Margaret 
Ann Deal Peters, was born February 8, 1848, married December 
30, 1875, Sarah Hope Shaw, born March 12, 1848, and both are 
living in 1921. The children of Emanuel King and Sarah Hope 
Shaw Peters were: Emanuel El wood, born November 30, 1876, 
and Merian Shaw Peters, born November 3, 1879, both of whom 
are living in 192 1. 

John Elwood Peters, ninth child of Emanuel and Margaret 
Ann Deal Peters, was born March 5, 1855, was a practicing physi- 
cian in Jenkintown, Pennsylvania, married Melissa A. Chalfant, 
and died May 16, 1904. The children of John Elwood and Melissa 
A. Chalfant Peters were : Edith, Sara Town, Dr. Frederick C. 
and Laura Peters, all living in 1921, and Helen Peters, deceased. 

Byron Marion Everett Peters, twelfth child of Emanuel 
and Margaret Ann Deal Peters, was born September 12, i860, is 
a practicing physician in Jenkintown, Pennsylvania, married April 
16, 1891, Fannie Livezey, of Doylestown, Pennsylvania, born 
July 16, 1865. Both are living in 1921. They have one child, 
Clare Imogene Peters, born February 13, 1892, married June 22, 
1920, to Stanley E. Williams, of Charleston, South Carolina. Both 
are living in 1921. 

Clara Imogene Peters, fourteenth child of Emanuel and Mar- 
garet Ann Deal Peters, was born September 30, 1866, married Sep- 
tember 11, 1889, to James Ross Macdonald, of Frogmore Manor, 
St. Helena Island, South Carolina, born June 13, 1852, died No- 
vember 11, 1917. She is living in 1921. The children of James 
Ross and Clara Imogene Peters Macdonald are: James Ross, Jr., 

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born August 19, 1892, died September 6, 1910; and John Elwood, 
born December 31, 1894, married October 12, 1920, Nina Hansell, 
of Atlanta, Georgia; Margaret Clare, born October 8, 1889; and 
Elizabeth Maie Macdonald, born January 23, 1901, all of whom 
are living in 192 1. 

The eighth generation of the Deal family in America is traced 
through the lives of Samuel Myers Deal, Mary Catherine Deal, 
Charles Franklin Hambright, Jacob Frederick Hambright, Bell 
Peters Hambright, Edith Juniata Deal, Elmer Howard Deal, and 
Mary Caroline Deal. 

Samuel Myers Deal, eldest child of Jacob Augustus and 
Margaret Eugenia Brown Deal, was: born August 3, 1874, married 
April 19, 1905, Mary Littell Davis, of Indianapolis, Indiana, and 
died December 10, 1907. Samuel Myers and Mary Littell Davis 
Deal had one child, Emma Elliott Deal, born June 1, 1906, who 
is living in 1921. 

Mary Catherine Deal, third child of Jacob Augustus and 
Margaret Eugenia Brown Deal, was born December 17, 1880, mar- 
ried November 10, 1903, to John Saunders Scott. Both are living 
in 1 92 1. The children of John Saunders and Mary Catherine Deal 
Scott were: Mary Margaret, born March 14, 1905; Catherine 
Genevieve, born September 1, 1906; Augustus Deal, born October 
13, 1910; John Deal, born July 10, 1912 ; and Robert Francis Scott, 
born July 15, 191 5, all of whom are living in 192 1. 

Charles Franklin Hambright, eldest child of Alfred Fred- 
erick and Edith Sarah Deal Hambright, was born February 17, 
1869, married December 26, 1894, Nancy Elizabeth Bridges. Both 
are living in 1921. The children of Charles Franklin and Nancy 
Elizabeth Bridges Hambright were : Ray Kinard, born September 
28, 1895; Frank Bernard, born January 21, 1898; and Charles 
Bryce Hambright, born August 26, 1900, all of whom are living 
in 1921. 

Jacob Frederick Hambright, second child of Alfred Fred- 
erick and Edith Sarah Deal Hambright, was born July 26, 1872, 

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married April 28, 1908, Ida Ware, Both are living in 1 921. The 
children of Jacob Frederick and Ida Ware Hambright were : Jacob 
Deal, born April 11, 1909; Rufus Frederick, born May 3, 1912; 
Erwin Ware, born June 13, 1913 ;; Myers Thomas, born November 
12, 1915; Sarah Elizabeth, born March 19, 1918; and Roberts Paul 
Hambright, born December 9, 1919, all of whom are living in 192 1. 

Bell Peters Hambright, fourth child of Alfred Frederick 
and Edith Sarah Deal Hambright, was born June 15, 1878, mar- 
ried November 28, 1908, Lena Turner. Both are living in 1921. 
The children of Bell Peters and Lena Turner Hambright were : 
Buford Carson, born October 5, 1909, and Mary Lyde Hambright, 
born May 22, 1913, both of whom are living in 1921. 

Edith Juniata Deal, eldest child of Augustus Roumfort and 
Mary Caroline Ebaugh Deal, was born June I, 1866, married De- 
cember 29, 1886, to John Homer Houck, born October 30, i860, 
died January 11, 1912, and she is living in 1921. The children 
of John Homer and Edith Juniata Deal Houck were: Henry W., 
born February 5, 1888, living in 1921 ; Herbert Deal, born April 
5, 1891, married October 4, 1912, Edna Moore, born March 29, 
1894, died April 5, 1920; he is living in 1921. Their children 
were: Herbert D., Jr., born June 29, 1914; Marjorie M., born 
May 28, 191 6, and Paul Rogers Houck, born December 29, 191 8, 
all of whom are living- in 1921 ; Charles K., born August 31, 1894; 
Margaret W., born June 26, 1898, and Augustus R. Houck, born 
September 13, 1901, all of whom are living in 192 1 ; and Caroline 
Houck, born July 6, 1903, died February 19, 1914. 

Elmer Howard Deal, sixth child of Augustus Roumfort and 
Mary Caroline Ebaugh Deal, was born August 3, 1875, married 
January 5, 1898, Sarah Wiseman, born March 24, 1881. Both 
are living in 1921. The children of Elmer Howard and Sarah 
Wiseman Deal were: Edith Rebecca, born May 26, 1898, married 
September 4. 1920, to Joseph Amos, born January 6, 1887; Walter 
Augustus, born November 12, 1900; and Elmer Howard Deal, Jr., 
born November 9, 1905, all of whom are living in 1921. 

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Mary Caroline Deal, ninth child of Augustus Roumfort and 
Mary Caroline Ebaugh Deal, was born May 30, 1879, married 
October 6, 1903, to Louis Good fellow, born May 1, 1878, both of 
whom are living in 1921. The children of Louis and Mary Caro- 
line Deal Goodfellow were: Louis Deal, born October 12, 1905; 
Robert David, born March 18, 1909; Donald Charles, born No- 
vember 2, 1913; and Richard Hartman Goodfellow, born No- 
vember 2, 1918, all of whom are living in 1921. 



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MYERS FAMILY 



DEAL ANCESTRY— MYERS FAMILY 

About the middle of the eighteenth century, Jacob Meyer, 
as the name was then spelled, came from Germany to America 
and, shortly after his arrival, settled in Cheltenham Township, 
Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, and engaged in farming. 

In 1773 he bought from Edward Milnor and Susannah, his 
wife, of Roxborough, Philadelphia, seventy-seven acres of land 
in Cheltenham Township. The original deed for this purchase 
is in the possession of his great grandson, William H. Myers, of 
West Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 

Jacob Meyer was one of the founders of the German Reformed 
Church of Frankford, where he and his family were among the 
most active members. At the time of its erection he was on the 
building committee. 

The children of Jacob Meyer were: Jacob, born 1762; Ann, 
born 1764, no further record; John, born 1766; Elizabeth, born 
1770, no further record; Barbarah, born 1774, no further record; 
and Edith Myers, born March 17, 1778. 

The second generation of the Myers family in America is 
traced through the lives of Jacob, John, and Edith Myers. 

Jacob Myers, eldest child of Jacob Meyer, was born in 1762 
upon his father's farm in Cheltenham Township. While still a 
young man he served under General George Washington in the War 
of the Revolution. After the war he returned to Cheltenham 
Township and engaged in farming, and upon the death of his 
father, he inherited the farm. It was during this period that the 
family decided to change its name from "Meyer" to "Myers." 

Jacob Myers was one of the trustees of the German Reformed 
Church, and it was he, with Jacob Deal and others, who led the 
congregation into the Presbyterian faith, changing its name to The 
Presbyterian Church of Frankford. He served the Church as one 
of its elders and trustees until his death, he and his wife being 
among its most regular attendants. 

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In 1792, Jacob Myers married Margaret, daughter of Fred- 
erick Castor. Margaret Castor Myers died February 6, 1840, her 
husband surviving her until January 2, 1849. They are buried in 
the cemetery of The Presbyterian Church of Frankford. 

The children of Jacob and Margaret Castor Myers were: 
Jacob, born March 14, 1793; Margaret, born March 14. 1793; 

Reuben, born April 25, 1802; Mary E. Myers, married to 

Sickles; and two children who died in infancv. 



John Myers, third child of Jacob Meyer, was born in Chelten- 
ham Township in 1766. In 1791 he married Hannah Castor. A 
son, Jacob M. Myers, was born to them. He died March 11, 1792. 
John Myers died in 1837 in his seventy-first year. The family 
is buried in the cemetery of The Presbyterian Church of Frankford. 

Edith Myers, sixth child of Jacob Myers, was born March 
17, 1778, married February 14, 1799, to Jacob Deal, and died 
June 1, 1837. Edith Myers Deal was the grandmother of Eliza 
Edith Deal, whose ancestry is here being traced. 

The third generation of the Myers family in America is traced 
through the lives of Jacob, Margaret and Reuben Myers. 

Jacob Myers, twin child of Jacob and Margaret Castor Myers, 
was born March 14, 1793, in Cheltenham Township. When still 
a young man he was a soldier in the War of 1812. After the war 
he resumed farming until 1848, when he established a factory at 
Shoemakertown, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, for the 
manufacture of farm implements. It was during this period that 
he married Annette Rowland. 

The business at Shoemakertown so increased that he took into 
partnership his son-in-law, John A. Ervien, the business being con- 
ducted under the firm name of Myers and Ervien. After his death, 
in 1858, his son, Benjamin Rowland Myers, took over his father's 
share. Later the business was disposed of, and subsequently the 
factory was destroyed by fire. 

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The children of Jacob and Annette Rowland Myers were : Mar- 
garet C, Benjamin Rowland, of whom there is no record; Eliza- 
beth, Emily, married to I. Newton Baker ; Sarah, of whom there 
is no record; Anna, William and Harvey Myers, of whom Anna 
and William are living in 1921. 

Margaret Myers, twin child of Jacob and Margaret Castor 
Myers, was born March 14, 1793, in Cheltenham Township. She 
was married to John E. Brautigam, of Northumberland, Pennsyl- 
vania. She died February 25, 1865, and is buried, in the cemetery 
of The Presbyterian Church of Frankford. The children of John 
E. and Margaret Myers Brautigam were: Daniel, John, Castor and 
Frederick Brautigam, of whom there is no record. 

Reuben Myers, third child of Jacob and Margaret Castor 
Myers, was born April 25, 1802, in Cheltenham Township. He 
was a farmer. On March 6, 1833, he married Margaret Nice. The 
children of Reuben and Margaret Nice Myers were : Anna Maria, 
born April 23, 1834, died August 8, 1844; Jacob Albert, born Sep- 
tember 3, 1839; Sarah, born April 8, 1842, no further record; 
Margaret, born April 8, 1842, died February 7, 1880; John An- 
drew, born March 2, 1847; ar| d William Henry Myers, born No- 
vember 30, 1848. 

The fourth generation of the Myers family in America is traced 
through the lives of Margaret C, Elizabeth, Anna, William and 
Harvey Myers ; Jacob Albert, John Andrew and William Henry 
Myers. 

Margaret C. Myers, eldest child of Jacob and Annette Row- 
land Myers, married January 11, 1849, to John A. Ervien, who 
engaged with her father in the manufacture of farm implements. 
The children of John A. and Margaret C. Myers Ervien were : 
Anna, born December, 1849, died at birth; Albert R., born April 
1, 1 85 1, unmarried, died January 27, 1890; J. Howard Ervien, born 
July 15, 1854, married Mary Comly, and had issue, one son, Horace 
Ervien. After the death of Mary Comly, J. Howard Ervien married 
Fannie Severn; Anna, born February 3, 1857, married John T. 

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Greenwood, had issue, Annetta and Grace Greenwood; Horace, born 
May 21, 1 86 1, married Florence Witman and had issue, Clarence 
and Edward Ervien ; Jay, born February 13, 1863, died April 19, 
1876; and Robert P. FIrvien, born December 7, 1866, married Mar- 
garet Ernest, died October 14, 1918, leaving issue, Howell and 
John Ervien. 

Elizabeth Myers, third child of Jacob and Annette Row- 
land Myers, married William Magargee. The children of William 
and Elizabeth Myers Magargee were : Jacob, married Stack- 
house, had issue: Annetta, Mary, Edith and Russell Magargee, all 
of whom are married. Mary married John Stackhouse, had issue, 
Elizabeth Stackhouse ; Minnie, of whom there is no record ; Nathan, 
married Mary de Prefontain, resides in Devon, Pennsylvania ; Wil- 
liam and Elizabeth Magargee, of whom there is no record. 

Anna Myers, sixth child of Jacob and Annette Rowland Myers, 
is unmarried and lives with her grandniece, Annette Myers Barrett, 
in Haddonfield, New Jersey. 

William Myers, seventh child of Jacob and Annette Rowland 
Myers, had issue : William, Catherine and Emily Myers, of whom 
William married Jeanne Vose and had issue, Annette Myers, who 
married Frank J. Barrett, of Haddonfield, New Jersey. 

Harvey Myers, eighth child of Jacob and Annette Rowland 
Myers, married Josephine Jackson, and had issue: George, Mar- 
garet, Elma and Harvey Myers, of whom George, Elma and Har- 
vey are married. 

Jacob Albert Myers, second child of Reuben and Margaret 
Nice Myers, was born September 3, 1839, married June 4, 1864, 
Anna J. Watson, and died in 191 7. The children of Jacob Albert 

and Anna J. Watson Myers were : Margaret, married to Van 

Horn ; Eugene, Mary, married to Woodhouse ; and Dora 

Myers, married to Woodhouse. 

John Andrew Myers, fifth child of Reuben and Margaret 
Nice Myers, was born March 2, 1847, married September j8, 1885, 

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Sallie Rowland. The children of John Andrew and Sallie Rowland 
Myers were : Rowland and Florence Tongue Myers. 

William Henry Myers, sixth child of Reuben and Margaret 
Nice Myers, was born November 30, 1848. married Hannah Ed- 
wards, and had issue; Sallie D. Myers, married to George C. Rob- 
erts, and Francis Myers, of whom there is no record. 



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DAVIS FAMILY 




JULIA ANN VANDEGRIFT 
Wife of Joseph W. Roberts 
1813-1889 



DEAL ANCESTRY— DAVIS FAMILY 

Daniel Davis, a native of Wales, Great Britain, was born in 
1759, and was married in about the year 1780 to Ann Evans, born 
in 1760. In 1803 they came to America and settled in Philadelphia, 
Pennsylvania, bringing with them their eight children: Daniel, of 
whom there is no record; David, died in Philadelphia in 1861 ; Ann, 
who married William Service, no further record; Mary, born 1789, 
married to Enoch Thomas, died May 5, 1819; Margaret, married 

Ewing, no further record; John E., died October 26, 1820; 

Elizabeth, and Sarah, married Dr. Banes, of Zanesville, Ohio, 

no further record. 

Daniel Davis died August 3, 1824, his wife, Ann Evans, sur- 
viving him until June 5, 1830. They are buried in the old Penny- 
pack Burying Grounds. 

Elizabeth Davis, seventh child of Daniel and Ann Evans 
Davis, was born in Wales, October 9, 1796, and was but seven years 
old when her parents? came to America. She was educated in Phila- 
delphia and in 1812, when sixteen years of age, married James 
Vandegrift. The marriage ceremony was performed in the Third 
Presbyterian Church, Sixth and Spruce Streets, Philadelphia. 
James Vandegrift died survived by his widow, Elizabeth Davis, and 
four children : Julia Ann ; Mary Thomas, married to Samuel 
Rhodes, of Yorkshire, England (she died May 16, 1873) ; Enoch 
Thomas, died October 31, 1878, and Daniel Davis Vandegrift, borri 
July 22, 1825. 

The widow, Elizabeth Davis Vandegrift, was married in 1834 
to John Deal, of Frankford. She was the mother of Eliza Edith 
Deal, whose ancestry is here being traced, and of Frank Harper 
Deal. 

Julia Ann Vandegrift, eldest child of James and Elizabeth 
Davis Vandegrift, was born in Philadelphia, October 18, 1813, and 

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married October 18, 1832, to Joseph W. Roberts, son of Richard 
and Rebecca Roberts, born July 10, 1810. Julia Ann Vandegrift 
Roberts died October 26, 1889. The children of Joseph W. and 
Julia Ann Vandegrift Roberts were: James V., born September 
18, 1834, died November 7, 1834; William Service, born November 
30, 1842, died October 10, 1914; Elizabeth Davis, born February 1, 
1847, died October 28, 1863; and Joseph Frank Roberts, born 
August 11, 1848, living in 1921. 



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CAMPBELL ANCESTRY 
CAMPBELL FAMILY 



CAMPBELL ANCESTRY— CAMPBELL FAMILY 

John Campbell, progenitor of the family, came from Scot- 
land to America early in the eighteenth century, and settled on a 
farm near Trenton, New Jersey, where he and his wife and two 
sons, James and John, lived until the time of the War of the Revo- 
lution. 

The elder Campbell and his son James were at first in sympathy 
with the British cause, but upon the occupation of Trenton by the 
British and Hessians, and the subsequent destruction of his crops, 
John Campbell became so incensed that he joined the patriot cause 
and exerted all his energies for its success. 

At the outbreak of the War of the Revolution, John Campbell, 
the younger son, born in 1752, left his home and joined John Web- 
ster's Regiment of New Jersey Rangers. Later, being sent to the 
western frontier, he joined Captain Nicholas Miller's Company in 
the Twelfth Pennsylvania Regiment, under Colonel William Cook. 
He served throughout the war, being wounded in the arm at the 
Battle of Piscatawney. At the close of the war he made his 
home in Northumberland County, Pennsylvania. 

On April 19, 1819, while residing in Shamokin Township, 
Northumberland County, he made application for a pension, which 
was granted and paid by the United States Government until his 
death on May 23, 1822. 

John Campbell was the grandfather of Joseph Andrew Kelly 
Campbell, whose ancestry is here being traced. 

John Campbell, third, son of John Campbell, soldier of the 
War of the Revolution, was born near Lewisburg, Northumberland 
County, Pennsylvania. After reaching maturity he made the town 
of Lewisburg his home. 

About 1819 he married Mary Helen (born in 1790), daughter 
of Colonel John and Sarah Poak Kelly, of Buffalo Valley, Union 
County, Pennsylvania, and continued to reside for a number of 

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years in Lewisburg, where all their children were born. A few 
years after the death of Colonel Kelly in 1832, the Campbell family 
moved to Williamsport, Pennsylvania, where John Campbell died, 
in 1839. 

After moving to Williamsport, Mary Helen Kelly Campbell was 
admitted, February 17, 1842, to membership in the Second (now 
Covenant) Presbyterian Church upon presentation of her letter 
from the Buffalo Cross Roads Presbyterian Church, her eldest child, 
Sarah Jane, being admitted at the same time. In 1842, her daugh- 
ter, Elizabeth H. Campbell, was admitted upon profession of faith, 
and she was followed by her brothers, Joseph Andrew Kelly, on 
December 6, 1851, and David S., in March, 1852. 

Mary Helen Kelly Campbell died January 24, 1861. The chil- 
dren of John and Mary Helen Kelly Campbell were : Sarah Jane, 
born 1820, died 1870; Elizabeth H., born 1823, died October 4, 
1853; Mary Helen, born 1826, died 1856; Emma, born 1829, died 
1858; none of whom was married; Joseph Andrew Kelly 
Campbell, whose ancestry is here being traced, born February 27, 
1832, married July 13, 1856, Eliza Edith Deal, died January 11, 
1 87 1 ; and David S. Campbell, born in 1834, married, had one son 
of whom there is no record, and died in 1871. 



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CAMPBELL ANCESTRY 
POAK FAMILY 



CAMPBELL ANCESTRY— POAK FAMILY 

James Poak, and his wife, Mary, came with their children to 
Buffalo Valley, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania, shortly 
after the purchase of the land from the Indians in 1768. 

He settled at Fort Horn, on a tract of land later known as the 
Cameron Farm, at the mouth of Little Buffalo Creek, where he 
built a home and engaged in farming. He took an active part 
in community affairs and during the War of the Revolution, 
served the patriot cause as a private in the Northumberland County 
Militia, and was familiarly known as James Poak of the Valley. 

From its formation he was a member of the Buffalo Cross 
Roads Presbyterian Church, where he and his family worshipped. 

James Poak died in 1782. His widow, Mary, survived him 
until 1792. The children of James and Mary Poak were: James 
Smith, Sarah, Joseph, Deborah, Thomas, William and David Poak. 

James Smith Poak, eldest child of James and Mary Poak, was 
born in 1749. He lived for years in White Deer Township, where 
he operated a saw mill. During the War of the Revolution he was 
a private in the Northumberland County Militia, for which service 
he received, later in life, a pension. He died January 17, 1832. 

Sarah Poak, second child of James and Mary Poak, was born 
in 1752, married to Colonel John Kelly, and died January 2, 183 1. 
She was the grandmother of Joseph Andrew Kelly Campbell, 
whose ancestry is here being traced. 

Joseph Poak, third child of James and Mary Poak, was born 
in 1754. He lived in White Deer Township. During the War of 
the Revolution he served as a lieutenant in the Northumberland 
County Militia. 

Deborah Poak, fourth child of James and Mary Poak, was 
born in 1756. She was married to Ephraim Darragh, and had 

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issue, a daughter, Sarah Darragh. By the will of her brother-in- 
law, Colonel John Kelly, she and her daughter inherited a portion 
of his estate. 

Thomas Poak, fifth child of James and Mary Poak, was born 
in 1760. He lived in White Deer Township. During the War of 
the Revolution he served as a private in the Northumberland County 
Militia. 

William Poak, sixth child of James and Mary Poak, was born 
in 1762. He married and had issue, of whom there is no record. 
He died August 13, 1830, in his sixty-eighth year. 

David Poak, seventh child of James and Mary Poak, was born 
in 1764. There is no further record. 



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KELLY FAMILY 



CAMPBELL ANCESTRY— KELLY FAMILY 

The unsettled condition of the times in the north of Ireland 
early in the eighteenth century was the cause of many of its 
younger men leaving the country. One of ithem, John Kelly, bid- 
ding his father, William, good-by, sailed for America and landed 
in Philadelphia. He proceeded to what was then the outskirts of 
civilization and settled, some time between 1723 and 1730, in Lan- 
caster County, Pennsylvania, and commenced trading with the 
Indians. 

In 1732, a dispute, lasting until 1737, arose between the Mary- 
landers and the Pennsylvanians as to the state boundary line, the 
Marylanders seeking to gain control of the land west of the Sus- 
quehanna River north of the 40 of latitude. Thomas Cresap, who, 
in 1732, was Justice of Peace for Maryland, fortified certain 
strategic points, led his people in their battles, and supported them 
in their land sales made in violation of the laws of Pennsylvania. 
On November 23, 1736, a warrant was placed in the hands of Sam- 
uel Smith, Sheriff of Lancaster County, who resided in Donegal 
Township, for the arrest of Cresap for the murder of Knowles 
Daunt. Sheriff Smith called on John Kelly, Benjamin Sterratt, 
Arthur Buchanan, Samuel Scott and twenity-six others to assist him. 
On November 24, 1736, they surrounded Cresap's house, in which 
he had rallied a number of armed men, and being unable to drive 
him out, set fire to the house, overpowered him when he came out, 
and took him in triumph to Philadelphia, where he was placed in 
prison. 

During the fighting Cresap's men killed one of their own num- 
ber, Laughlin Malone. John Capper, of the Sheriff's party, was 
shot in the shoulder. 

In 1738, John Kelly assisted the commissioners to lay out the 
first border line between Pennsylvania and Maryland. 

On June 5, 1734, John Kelly requested from the proprietors the 
survey of a piece of ground of 200 acres in Lancaster County, 

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which piece of ground he did not take up because of the unsettled 
state of the country. In the early part of 1750 he had a piece of 
land in Donegal Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, con- 
sisting of 140 acres, surveyed, and on November 11, 1750, received 
a patent for the ground from the proprietors, Thomas and Richard 
Penn. Here he and his wife, Mary (whom he had married in 
1737), cultivated the ground, built their house and made their home 
for the remainder of their lives. This farm was located outside of 
what is now the town of Marietta. 

John Kelly was a member of the Old Donegal Presbyterian 
Church, which was originally organized in 1721, and is situated 
near a beautiful spring about three miles west of Mount Joy. In 
1726 the Church was organized by the Presbytery, who appointed 
the Reverend James Anderson as its Pastor, he serving until his 
death in 1740. The first church building was a log one, but in a 
short time a larger and more ornate structure was erected. 

In the month of June, 1758, John Kelly died upon his farm, 
survived by four minor children, three sons and one daughter : 

Andrew, born 1738, died (no record) ; William, born 1740, died 
after 1790; Elizabeth, born 1742, died in 1785; John, born Feb- 
ruary 11, 1744, died February 18, 1832. 

Letters of Administration were taken out July 1, 1758, by James 
Anderson and Robert Spear, they bonding themselves for £500. On 
May 15, 1759, not quite one year after the death of John Kelly, 
Sr., the Administrators filed their account with the Register of 
Wills, showing a personal estate of ^134, 19s, 6d, which sum, 
after the payment of his debts and the sum of £29, 2S, 4d to his 
son, Andrew, who had become of age, left £85, 12s, 5d, for division 
among the other three children upon the attainment of their 
majority. The real estate was held in trust until the arrival at legal 
age of the youngest son, John. 

On August 13, 1766, John having meantime become of age, 
Andrew Kelly purchased from William, Elizabeth and John their 

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shares in the father's real estate. The transfer of this property is 
recorded in the Recorder's Office, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, Book L, 
page 276. An extract of the conveyance follows : 

"Indenture made August 13, 1766, between William 
Kelly, Robert Hanna and Elizabeth Kelly, his wife, and John 
Kelly, all of Newberry Township, in the county of York" etc. 
(of the one part) and Andrew Kelly, of the Township of 
Donegal county of Lancaster" etc. of the other part. 

"Whereas John Kelly, late of the Township of Donegal, 
obtained a patent from Thomas and Richard Penn — Novem- 
ber 13, 1750." 

"Died intestate and left issue the above mentioned An- 
drew Kelly, William Kelly, Elizabeth Kelly (who afterward 
intermarried with Robert Hanna aforementioned and party 
to the present) and John Kelly, joint heirs to the aforesaid 
tract of land," etc. 

On August 16, 1766, Andrew Kelly conveyed the land, which 
le bought for £264, to James Bayly, who later became wagon 
naster for Lancaster County during the War of the Revolution, 
^ot long after this sale the family dispersed. 

Elizabeth Kelly and her husband, Robert Hanna, lived in New- 
terry Township. William Kelly married James Anderson's daugh- 
er, Susannah, and went to live in Maytown, and John, the young- 
st, went northwest to Northumberland County. 

Andrew Kelly, eldest child of John Kelly, Sr., and his wife, 
/lary, was born in 1738 in Donegal Township, Lancaster County, 
'ennsylvania. He lived upon his father's farm until its sale on 
August 16, 1766, after which he lived in retirement. Andrew 
Celly never married. The date of his death is not known. 

William Kelly, second child of John, Sr., and Mary Kelly, 
/as born in Donegal Township about 1740. He lived on his 
ather's farm until 1758, when he went to live with his sister, Eliza- 

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beth Kelly Hanna, in Newberry Township, York County, Pennsyl- 
vania. In 1769 he married Susannah, daughter of James and Ruth 
Bayly Anderson and granddaughter of the Rev. James Anderson, 
Pastor of Donegal Church. He moved to May town, Lancaster 
County, and in 1 777-1778 was Sheriff of Lancaster County. He 
took the Oath of Allegiance to the State of Pennsylvania in 1777, 
was Collector of Excise Taxes in 1778, and later, Justice of the 
Peace. He was in Adjutant Trent's Regiment of Associates, Lan- 
caster County Militia, became lieutenant in 1781, and after the war 
resided in Maytown. His wife, Susannah, having died, he took for 
a second wife Margaret Scott. The dates of his second marriage 
and of his death are not known. The children of William and 
Susannah Anderson Kelly were : Elizabeth, Ruth, John and Ruth 
(second). 

Elizabeth Kelly, third child of John, Sr., and Mary Kelly, 
was born in Donegal Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, 
in the year 1742. In 1762 she married Robert Hanna and made 
her residence in Newberry Township, York County, Pennsylvania, 
where she died in 1785. The date of her husband's death is not 
known. The children of Robert and Elizabeth Kelly Hanna were 
Jane, Elizabeth, Susannah and Margaret. 

John Kelly, fourth child of John, Sr., and Mary Kelly, was 
born on February 11, 1744, on the farm in Donegal Township, Lan- 
caster County, Pennsylvania. This child was destined to take an 
important part in the history of his country, and it is interesting 
to note that his birthplace w r as within a stone's throw of that of 
Robert Fulton, the inventor of the steamboat. 

John Kelly grew up on the farm, remaining there after the 
death of his father in 1758. Following the marriage of his sister, 
Elizabeth, to Robert Hanna, in 1762, he went to live with them in 
Newberry Township, York County, Pennsylvania. On attaining 
his majority he received his share of his father's estate and in the 
year 1766 sold his interest in the family farm to his brother. An- 
drew. 

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For years he had chafed at the monotony of life in a settled 
community and longed lor the dangers and excitements of the 
frontier. Accordingly, in 1768, he left his sister and went to 
Buffalo Valley, then part of Berks County, Pennsylvania. He was 
twenty-four years old, six feet two inches tall, with sandy hair and 
blue eyes, vigorous and muscular, with his body so inured to labor 
as to be almost insensible to fatigue, and a mind which understood 
correct principles with the firmness to adhere to them. Thus 
equipped he soon took a commanding position in the new com- 
munity. 

Buffalo Valley had long been noted as a feeding ground for 
large numbers of bison. Buffalo Creek, flowing through the Valley, 
was the favorite bathing place for the now vanished animals, great 
numbers of which spent the summer on Buffalo Mountain. North- 
umberland County not yet having been created, the Valley was then 
part of Berks County. On November 5, 1768, these lands were 
purchased from the Indians, and on June 11, 1769, the land office 
was established and the land opened for settlement. It was here 
that John Kelly filed his application, the land being surveyed in 
August of the same year. It was situated on Spruce Run in what 
was then White Deer, now Kelly Township. It ran from Buffalo 
Creek along Spruce Run up to the bend where it turns west of the 
line of the township. Here he suffered all the privations of a 
pioneer, taking part in defending the settlements from the expedi- 
tions of hostile Indians and in time acquired a wide reputation 
as an Indian fighter. 

Many anecdotes are told of his prowess in fighting the savages 
and they add a thrill to the annals of Indian warfare. 

When the Indians menaced the safety of the population on the 
frontier he was among the first to offer his services for its defense. 
He had the principal command as colonel of scouting parties. A 
company of men under him was stationed for three months on the 
Great Island to guard the advanced settlements and later his regi- 
ment of militia garrisoned Fort Reid at what is now Lock Haven, 
a few miles above Fort Horn. 

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On May 5, 1778, he was in command with part of his battalion 
on duty at Penn's Valley and was also in command at the capture of 
Freeland's Fort. 

On July 3, i//8, occurred the historic massacre of Wyoming, 
which so demoralized the settlers of Buffalo Valley that they aban- 
doned their farms and fled in terror to Fort Augusta. This has 
very aptly been described as the "Big Runaway" which started on 
July 5, 1778. Colonel Kelly was one of the first to return and 
it is told that for two harvests the reapers took their rifles to the 
fields for protection, some doing guard duty while others gathered 
the grain. 

In May, 1779, a marauding party, consisting of fifteen to seven- 
teen Indians, killed John Sample and his wife and drove off Ser- 
geant Christian Van Gundy, Sr., and his men, who had come to 
rescue them. Colonel Kelly, who w r as in command of the North- 
umberland Militia, pursued seven of the Indians, taking with him 
his dog, which had been trained to follow an Indian trail and would 
immediately drop upon approaching one. The Colonel separated 
from his party and made a detour. As he proceeded rapidly 
through the woods he fell into a hole made by an uprooted tree. 
Glancing about, much to his astonishment, he saw five Indians sit- 
ting like turkeys on the trunk. He made a hole through the root 
and leveled his rifle; simultaneously there was a crack of the rifles 
of his men from the opposite side. Four of the Indians were killed ; 
the fifth, after a vigorous chase, escaped. 

The Colonel's cabin stood in front of the building now stand- 
ing on what was his farm, near a spring which ran along the pres- 
ent road. One night he was awakened by the growling of his dog. 
He arose and through a hole cut in the door saw something moving 
in the bushes at the end of an oak log across Spruce Run, which 
proved to be an Indian. Taking aim at him as he raised his head, 
the Colonel fired, the ball passing through the Indian's skull and 
killing him instantly. Without assistance. Colonel Kellv buried the 
body in a lot by the spring, marked the place with a stone, and, 

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fearing the vengeance of the Indians, kept the matter secret for 
many years. The story became known in 1832, through the 
curiosity of Isaac Bower, a boy in the Colonel's employ, who raised 
the stone and finding ithe skull, hid it under the porch of the house, 
and produced it several days later when the Colonel was in con- 
versation with Doctor Robert Vanvalzah. 

As so much of his life was spent in righting the Indians, it is 
not surprising that Colonel Kelly developed an intense antipathy 
to them. lit is told of him that upon being asked to give funds to 
assist in evangelizing them, he said he would not give a cent to 
send preachers to them, but would give any sum required to buy 
ropes to hang them. 

In 1771, when but twenty-seven years of age, he was a captain 
in the First Battalion of Associates of Northumberland County, 
and at thirty-one received the following commission as major : 

"Pennsylvania. 

"In Assembly, September 12, 1775. To John Kelly, Esq. 

"We reposing especial Trust and Confidence in your 
Patriotism, Valour, Conduct, and Fidelity, DO, by these 
presents, constitute and appoint you to be Major of the 
First Battalion of Associators in the County of Northumber- 
land for the Protection of this Province, against all hostile 
Enterprizes, and for the Defence of American Liberty. 

"You are therefore carefully and diligently to discharge 
the Duty of a Major as aforesaid by doing and performing 
all Manner of Things thereunto belonging. 

"And we do strictly charge and require all Officers and 
Soldiers under your Command, to be obedient to your orders. 
And you are to observe and follow such Orders and Direc- 
tions from Time to Time as you shall receive from the 
Assembly during their Sessions and in their Recess, from 
the present or any future Committee of Safety, appointed 
by the Assembly of this Province, or from your superior 

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Officers, according to the Rules and Regulations for the 
better Government of the Military Association in Pennsyl- 
vania, and pursuant to the Trust reposed in you. This Com- 
mission to continue in Force until revoked by the Assembly, 
or by the present or any succeeding Committee of Safety. 

"Signed by Order of the Assembly. 

"John Morton, Speaker." 
(See fac-simile). 

The original copy of this paper is in the possession of a great- 
grandson, residing in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 

During August, 1772, John Kelly served on the first grand jury 
empaneled in Northumberland County, the first court of the county 
being established at Fort Augusta. It will be recalled that North- 
umberland County was erected March 21, 1772, out of parts of 
Berks, Bedford, Lancaster, Cumberland and Northampton 
Counties and extended as far west as Lake Erie, Pike County on 
the east, New York State on the north, and the mouth of Mahan- 
tango Creek on the south. 

In December, 1775, he was with Plunket's Expedition to Wyo- 
ming, which attempted to subdue the disorders arising out of the 
refusal of the Connecticut People to obey the laws of Pennsylvania, 
they claiming that under their charter they owned the land as far 
south as the forty-first degree of latitude, which passes a mile or 
more north of what is now Lewisburg. Baffled in their attempt 
to storm the breastworks, and the weather being intolerably severe, 
it was deemed advisable to abandon the expedition. 

On July 8, 1776, John Kelly was elected a member of the con- 
vention to meet in Philadelphia for the purpose of adopting a 
constitution for the Pennsylvania State Government. The con- 
vention met on July 15, 1776, in Philadelphia, and Doctor Benja- 
min Franklin was chosen President. It continued, by adjourn- 
ments, until September 28, when the Constitution was adopted and 
signed. 

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At the outbreak of the War of the Revolution he was first a 
captain in Colonel Cookson Long's battalion on the frontier, and 
later, after helping to organize the Associators, was a major in 
Colonel James Potter's Battalion, and was present at the surrender 
of the Hessians at Trenton. 

It was at the Battle of Princeton that Colonel, then Major, 
Kelly performed a distinguished service which entitles him to a 
place among the heroes of his country. 

After his success at Trenton, General Washington was making 
a forced march to Princeton, being rapidly pursued by the British 
under General Cornwallis. As Cornwallis neared Worth's Mills on 
Stony Brook, Washington sent orders to Colonel Potter to destroy 
the bridge in the path of the advancing British. Colonel Potter 
ordered Major Kelly to send a detail for the purpose. The 
Major, stating that he preferred not to order another to do what 
he might be suspected of being afraid to do himself, asked and 
received permission to lead the detail himself. In the midst of 
the destruction of the bridge, the British opened a heavy fire of 
round-shot, several balls of which struck the log upon which he 
stood and threw him into the stream. Not expecting him to escape, 
the bridge being destroyed, his party moved off. By great exertion 
he reached the shore through the high water and floating timbers 
and hastened to join his command. Encumbered as he was with 
wet and frozen clothes, he made a prisoner of an armed British 
scout and brought him into camp. Major Kelly's destruction of 
this bridge was of great value to the American Army at Princeton 
upon the momentous third of January, 1777. 

In later years, Colonel Kelly told that during this period, for 
three days at one time, there was no service of provisions and 
on the march, before and after the battle, they were thirty-six 
hours under arms without sleep. 

On May 6, 1778, Colonel Kelly was appointed agent for con- 
fiscated estates, and in 1780 was elected a member of the Pennsyl- 
vania Assembly. 

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At a meeting held at Milton, Pennsylvania, on March 4, 1801, 
to celebrate the inauguration of President Thomas Jefferson, Colo- 
nel Kelly had the distinction of proposing the toast: "May this be 
the happy day to unite the hearts of all true Americans in their 
duty to God and our illustrious President." 

When the Northumberland County Militia was enrolled on July 
16, 1780, Colonel Kelly was in command, but they were discharged 
August 15, of the same year. In 1781, when they were re-enrolled, 
Colonel Kelly was in command of the First Battalion. 

On August 2, 1783, Colonel Kelly was appointed Justice of 
the Peace for Northumberland County, which office he filled with 
kindness and impartiality for twenty years. In 1794, Colonel Kelly 
was elected Lieutenant Colonel of the First Regiment of Northum- 
berland County Militia, and received the following Commission 
from Thomas Mifflin, Governor of the State of Pennsylvania : 

"In the Name and by the Authority of the Common- 
wealth of Pennsylvania, Thomas Mifflin, Governor of the 
said Commonwealth, to John Kelly, of the County of North- 
umberland. 

"Greeting: 

"Know that you, the said John Kelly (being duly elected 
and returned), are hereby Commissioned Lieutenant Colonel 
of the First Regiment of the Northumberland Brigade of the 
Militia of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, to Have 
and to Hold this Commission, exercising all the powers and 
discharging all the duties thereto belonging and attached for 
the term of seven years. In Testimony whereof, I have set 
my Hand, and caused the great Seal of the Said State to be 
affixed to these Presents, at Philadelphia, the Twenty-eighth 
Day of February, in the Year of Our Lord One Thousand 
Seven Hundred and Ninety-four and of the Commonwealth 
the eighteenth. 

"By the Governor, A. J. Dallas, Secretary." 

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The original copy of this document is in the possession of a 
great-grandson residing in Philadelphia. 

After the War of the Revolution he returned to his comfort- 
able homestead in what is now Kelly Township and devoted his time 
to farming, with occasional hunting trips for big game. It is said 
that he was particularly fond of hunting buffaloes and had the repu- 
tation of having killed over one hundred of them. Stories of some 
of his hunts have been handed down to us by Michael Grove, one 
of the pioneers of Buffalo Valley, who died in 1827, one of which 
relates how, late in the fall of 1800 after the first snowfall, while 
out with one of his neighbors, Michael McClister, looking for wolf 
tracks, he saw three buffaloes, a bull, a cow and a calf, at the edge 
of the wood in one of his clearings, which was a short distance 
south of the Kelly home. McClister fired, killing the calf, but the 
bull and cow escaped into the forest. This pair, which were of 
enormous size, were seen from time to time in the neighborhood, 
but managed always to elude their pursuers. It seemed that fate 
was preserving them to fall before the prowess of the Colonel. 

On the morning of January 9, 1801, he was riding on his way 
to the mill, mounted on "Brandywine," his old charger of Revolu- 
tionary times. It was a misty morning and had not his horse 
snorted the Colonel would have ridden directly into a mammoth 
buffalo bull which blocked the narrow crossroads. Dismounting 
and taking careful aim, he shot the bison through the heart. 

The spot where this buffalo was killed, which is supposed to 
have been the last of its species shot in a wild state in Pennsyl- 
vania, became known as Buffalo Cross Roads. The huge skull, 
nailed to a pitch pine tree, was a familiar landmark for many years. 
About 1820 it was blown from the tree in a gale, when it was 
picked up by one of the Kleckner children, related to the Kellys, 
and for half a century reposed in the attic of the Kleckner home- 
stead in the vicinity of Buffalo Cross Roads. When the mansion 
was remodeled some years ago, these relics were destroyed in ignor- 
ance of their interesting association. 

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Colonel John Kelly was all his life a staunch Presbyterian, wor- 
shipping at the old Buffalo Cross Roads Presbyterian Church almost 
from the time of its erection in 1775, and was one of its liberal 
supporters. 

In 1787 the Reverend Hugh Morrison became Pastor, and in 
1 79 1, when the pews of the church were first numbered. Colonel 
Kelly selected pew 33, occupying it with his family, he having mar- 
ried Sarah, daughter of James and Mary Poak, of White Deer, in 
1773. For a time he shared the pew with Captain Joseph Poak and 
later with John McLaughlin. His mother-in-law, Mary Poak, the 
widow of James Poak, selected pew 23, which she and her family 
occupied until her death in 1792. Her sons kept the pew until the 
old church was torn down and a new one erected in 1816. 

Colonel Kelly took a prominent part in all public affairs until 
near the end of his life, when he was incapacitated by disease. He 
had the honor during his lifetime of having that part of the land 
where he lived erected into a separate township and called "Kelly"' 
after him. It was formed in 1823 from part of White Deer Town- 
ship and at first was called "Pike," but in 1824 this was changed 
to "Kelly." The Colonel was a firm believer in the value of land 
in Pennsylvania and during his lifetime took out patents for 
thousands of acres in various parts of the State, at his death being 
possessed of over 3000 acres. 

It was the custom in Buffalo Valley, on the occasion of a wed- 
ding, to welcome the bride with a party composed of elderly folk. 
The following is a list of those present Wednesday evening, Octo- 
ber 20, 1824, at what was probably the homecoming of William 
Linn, of Kelly, who had married Jane Morrow, of Franklin County, 
on October 14: 

Colonel John Kelly, Elizabeth Kelly, Dr. Robert Vanvalzah, 
Elizabeth Vanvalzah, William Poak, Esq., and wife, Andrew 
McBeth and wife, James Dale, Esq., Eliza Dale, Colonel Aaron 
Chamberlain and wife, John Campbell, Maria Campbell, Thomas 
Sawyer, Elizabeth Sawyer, William Linn, Charles Maclay and 
Elizabeth Vanvalzah. 

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Monument erected, 1835, in honor of 

Colonel John Kelly 

at Lewisburg, Penna. 



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The next evening at the same place the festivities were taken up 
by the young people, among whom were William Kelly, Andrew 
Kelly, Joseph Kelly, Robert P. Maclay, Samuel Gamble, James 
Mathers, F. F. Linn, James Sawyer, Joseph Candor, John Young, 
John Vanvalzah, Robert Foster, John Chamberlain, Mrs. S. Kelly, 
Miss Sarah Darragh, Sarah McClellan, Margaret and Catherine 
McClellan, Sarah and Hetty Foster, Catherine and Mary Hood, 
Frances Chamberlain, Elizabeth and Margaret Vanvalzah, Elinor 
Young and Jane Davidson. 

On January 2, 1831, Colonel John Kelly was shocked by the 
sudden death of his wife, Sarah. The evening before she had re- 
tired in her usual health. During the night she arose and prepared 
for herself a cup of tea. Later she was heard groaning and com- 
plaining of pains in her stomach, but before the family could reach 
her side she died. Colonel Kelly died the following year, February 
18, 1832, at the advanced age of 88. He was buried beside his 
wife in the Cemetery of the Presbyterian Church at Lewisburg. At 
the funeral, the Honorable James Merrill delivered an address on 
the life and character of this distinguished citizen. 

On Wednesday, April 8, 1835, a beautiful monument to his 
memory was erected by his family, in the Presbyterian Cemetery, 
the occasion affording an opportunity for a public demonstration 
in his honor. Three companies of cavalry, two from Northumber- 
land and one from Union County, together with three companies 
of infantry, formed the military lines, and a host of ladies, with 
several hundred citizens and strangers, formed the civil proces- 
sion. The order of procession was : 

Trumpeters of cavalry, a section of cavalry, band of music, the 
companies of infantry (in sections of four), the Revolutionary 
soldiers, citizens, professional gentlemen, the monument (drawn 
by four gray horses), the master architect and four journeymen, 
the orator and clergy, relatives, the field officers, ladies, a section 
of cavalry. 

The whole was flanked by two lines of cavalry and, thus formed, 
proceeded to the cemetery under command of the Grand Marshall, 

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where the military presented arms and the citizens uncovered. The 
architect then placed the monument in its place. After the Mar- 
shall made the dedication, the Hon. James Merrill delivered an 
address, after which the infantry fired appropriate salutes from 
both sides of the monument and over it, which were followed by 
a general fire from the cavalry. 

The procession was then re-formed, returned to the place from 
which it started, and was then dismissed. 

The following are the inscriptions on the monument, on the one 
side, 

COL. JOHN KELLY 

Died 

February 18, 

1832 

Aged 88 Years 

& 7 days 

And on the other, 

SARAH 

Consort of 

COL. JOHN KELLY, 

Died 

Jan. 2, 1 83 1, 

in the 77th Year 

of her age. 

Later, in 1850, when the new Presbyterian Church was built, 
the cemetery being needed, the bodies of Colonel Kelly and his wife 
were removed to the Lewisburg Cemetery, where they now rest. 

The appended extracts from Colonel John Kelly's will, drawn 
two years before his death, show that in spite of his age, his mind 
retained remarkable vigor and clarity : 

"Item 1 st. I give and devise unto my dearly beloved 
wife Sarah, the northwest room in my mansion house in the 

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ANDREW KELLY 

Son of Colonel John and Sarah Poak Kelly 

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CAMPBELL ANCESTRY— KELLY FAMILY 

lower story of the first floor with free egress through all or 
any part of the said house to hold to her during her natural 
life, also my personal property (excepting all money due 
and payable to me by others, by specialties or otherwise), 
also the sum of four hundred dollars to be paid to her by 
my executors immediately on receipt of money by them. 
Also the residue of a tract of land containing 50 acres of 
land situate in Perms Creek, Potter twshp., Centre Co., 
adjoining lot Evans. 

"Son Andrew Kelly shall provide and furnish my wife 
with all necessaries for her support during her life. 

"I give and devise to my sons, John and James Kelly, two 
tracts of land, each one the part he held and had possessed. 

"John Kelly shall pay to his brother Samuel the remain- 
ing tax of $400. 

"James Kelly shall pay to his brother Robert $400. 

"My daughter, Elizabeth Howe, intermarried with 
Simeon Howe, and to her heirs 220 acres of land to be cut 
off from the west end of the tract where her husband and 
family now reside. 

"Item. I give and devise to my daughter-in-law, Mar- 
garet Kelly, the products of a tract of land situate in Kelly 
Township, etc., containing 100 acres, more or less, for the 
use of the said Margaret and the heirs of Wm. Kelly, deed., 
as long as she remains the widow of Wm. Kelly, tho if she 
marries again the products of said tract are to go for the 
use of the said heirs, namely, Sarah Kelly, Eleanor A. 
Kelly, and Wm. A. Kelly, until the youngest child becomes 
of age, etc. 

"My son, Andrew, the mansion house and barn contain- 
ing 143 acres. 

"My son, Samuel, the tract where he lives on the bank 
of the Allegheny River in Perry twshp., Armstrong County, 
248 acres, also $400 to be paid by his brother, John Kelly. 

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"Item. I give and devise to my son, Robert Kelly, land 
on Spruce Run 50 acres, also $400 to be paid by my son, 
John Kelly, also one-half part of 500 acres in Richland 
Township in the County of Venango, as the other half tract 
was herein devised to Mary H. Campbell, intermarried with 
John Campbell, the said tract has been sold with my appro- 
bation by the above-named Robert Kelly and John Campbell, 
and the money reed, according to contract. 

"Item. I give to my daughter, Mary H. Campbell, 
intermarried with John Campbell, the sum of $400 to be paid 
to her or her legal representative by my executors as soon 
as the one-half of my lands in Venango Co. are sold and 
money received. Also one undivided half part of one of 
my tracts of land situate in Richland Township, Venango 
Co., containing 500 acres, the other undivided part of said 
tract before devised to my son, Robert Kelly, the said tract 
has been sold with my approbation by the above-named 
Robert Kelly and John Campbell, and money reed, according 
to contract. 

"I give to son, Joseph, land in Kelly and Buffalo tshp., 
140 acres. 

"Son David H. Kelly, 246 acres, other part of tract given 
to Joseph Kelly. 

"Item. I give and devise to Deborah Darragh all that 
tract of land marked in the Diagram aforesaid with the 
no. 6 containing 21 acres to hold to her during her natural 
life, and after her death to hold to her daughter, Sarah 
Darragh, her heirs and assigns forever, providing she gets 
married and has lawful issue, and if the said Sarah does not 
marry and have lawful issue, she is to have it her natural 
life, after her decease I give and devise it to Sarah Jane 
Campbell, her heirs and assigns forever. 

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CAMPBELL ANCESTRY— KELLY FAMILY 

''And further I give and devise to Sarah Darragh one 
feather bed and bedding, two cows, and a case of drawers. 

"And, lastly, I do appoint my sons, Andrew, Joseph and 
David Hammond Kelly, to be the Executors of this, my last 
will. 

(Signed) John Kelly. 

"nth day of August, 1830. 

"Peter Mathers, James McClellan, witnesses. 

"March 3, 1832, approved by Samuel Roush, Register." 

The children of Colonel John and Sarah Poak Kelly were : John, 
James, Elizabeth, William, Andrew, Samuel, Robert, Mary Helen, 
Joseph and David Hammond Kelly. 

The third generation of the Kelly family in America is traced 
through the lives of the children of William, Elizabeth and 
John Kelly, Andrew, the eldest child of the progenitor, John 
Kelly, never having married. There are no records of the lives 
of Elizabeth, Ruth and John Kelly, the three eldest children of 
William, second child of the progenitor, and his wife, Susannah 
Anderson Kelly; but their fourth child, Ruth Kelly (second 
child named Ruth) was born September 28, 1775, in Maytown, 
Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. In 1795 she was married to a 
well-known citizen of Lancaster County, Joseph Hammond, son of 
James and Grace Hammond. 

Ruth Kelly Hammond died in 18 13, and her husband died on 
December 31, 1S23. The children of Joseph and Ruth Kelly Ham- 
mond were : William Kelly, James, Susannah Anderson, Mary 
Ann, Grace, Evelina, and Elizabeth. 

In 1762, Elizabeth Kelly, third child of the progenitor, mar- 
ried Robert Hanna, and went to live in Newberry Township, York 
County, Pennsylvania. They afterward settled in the western part 
of Cumberland (afterward Westmoreland) County at the time the 
lands were thrown open for settlement; here Robert Hanna 

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CAMPBELL ANCESTRY— KELLY FAMILY 

attempted to establish a town. The settlement was called Hanna- 
town, and was the first seat of justice west of the Allegheny Moun- 
tains, being made the county seat of Westmoreland in 1773. On 
July 13, 1782, it was attacked and burned by the British and 
Indians. Some of the inhabitants were killed and many carried 
off as prisoners to Canada. Among the latter were Elizabeth 
Kelly Hanna and her daughter, Jane. Through the efforts of 
friends they were returned home the following December. 

The date of Robert Hanna's death is not known. Elizabeth 
Kelly Hanna died in 1785. The children of Robert and Elizabeth 
Kelly Hanna were : 

Jane, born May 13, 1764, married to David Hammond, died 
June 11, 1816. David Hammond was born about 1749 and enlisted 
in Captain John Lowdon's company of Riflemen, organized at 
Northumberland in June, 1775. He was appointed sergeant of the 
company ; became second Lieutenant in the First Pennsylvania Regi- 
ment of the Continental Line September 24, 1778; promoted to 
First Lieutenant December 8, 1778. He served throughout the 
War of the Revolution, was wounded at Bergen Point, New Jersey 
in 1780. He died April 27, 1801. 

Elizabeth, born 1773, married her cousin, James Kelly (no 
further record.) 

Susannah, born (no record) married Robinson (no fur- 
ther record). 

Margaret (died in childhood). 

There is a fairly complete record of the ten children of Colonel 
John Kelly, the fourth child of the progenitor, and Sarah Poak 
Kelly, his wife: 

John Kelly, born in 1774, was married to Anna Caldwell and 
made his home in Centre County, Pennsylvania. The dates of the 
deaths of John and Anna Caldwell Kelly are not known. It is 
known that they had one child, James Kerr Kelly. 

Sixty-eight 




ROBERT KELLY 

Son of Colonel John and Sarah Poak Kelly 

1788-1865 



CAMPBELL ANCESTRY— KELLY FAMILY 

James Kelly, born in 1776, married Elizabeth, daughter of 
Robert and Elizabeth Kelly Hanna, and his first cousin. They 
lived in Centre County, where she died. 

Elizabeth Kelly, born in 1779, was married prior to 1824 to 
Simeon Howe. One daughter was born to them. 

William Kelly, born in 1781, married Margaret, daughter of 
Archibald and Eleanor McCormick Allison, of Spring Mills, Cen- 
tre County, Pennsylvania; died January 27, 1830. Margaret Al- 
lison Kelly died May 12, 1846. The children of William and 
Margaret Allison Kelly were Sarah, Eleanor A. (married Anion 
Lutz) and William A. Kelly. 

Andrew Kelly, born October 30, 1783, was never married; 
died September 24, 1867. He inherited the homestead and farm 
after his father's death. He was buried in the cemetery at Lewis- 
burg, a small stone bearing the inscription, "Andrew Kelly, 1783- 
1867" marking his grave. 

Samuel Kelly, born on the old homestead in 1785. After 
attaining his majority he moved to Armstrong County. There is 
no further record of him. 

Robert Kelly, born November 12, 1788, was never married; 
died April 12, 1865. He lived in Buffalo Valley all his life, making 
his home with his brother, David H. Kelly. He is buried in the 
private Baker-Kelly Burying Ground on the Kleckner Farm near 
Lewisburg, Pennsylvania. 

Mary Helen Kelly, born in 1790; died January 24, 1861. 

Joseph Kelly, born in 1793, married Margaret, daughter of 
Peter Mathers, who was a friend and neighbor, and a witness of 
Colonel John Kelly's will. Joseph Kelly died March 2, i860, his 
wife, Margaret, surviving him until December 8, 1889. The 
children of Joseph and Margaret Mathers Kelly were : Sarah Jane ; 
Washington, who married Magee ; James, married 

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CAMPBELL ANCESTRY— KELLY FAMILY 



Henn; Joseph, married Minnam; Peter; Anna, married to 

Jacob Young - ; Margaret; and Mary Kelly, who was married to 
C. Renners. 

David Hammond Kelly, born November 5, 1798, married 
Mary, daughter of Jacob and Catherine Rocksy Baker; died Feb- 
ruary 11, 1875. He lived all his life on the land in Buffalo Valley 
inherited from his father. His wife died in 1904 at the great age 
of 93. They are buried in the Baker- Kelly Burying Ground on the 
Kleckner Farm near Lewisburg. The children of David Hammond 
and Mary Baker Kelly were : John Andrew, Catherine Rocksy, 
Jacob Baker, Sarah Elizabeth, Robert Hammond, William Wilson, 
Mary Anna, James Buchanan, Emma Caroline, David Smith, Jane 
Ellen, Hugh Brady, Clara Matilda Kelly, and a son born February 
27, 1858, who died in infancy. 

The fourth generation of the Kelly family in America is traced 
through the lives of the children of Joseph Hammond and Ruth 
Kelly, his wife; David Hammond and Jane Hanna, his wife; 
and the grand-children of Colonel John Kelly, whose parents 
were John, who married Anna Caldwell; Mary Helen, who mar- 
ried John Campbell ; Joseph, who married Margaret Mathers ; and 
David Hammond Kelly, who married Mary Baker. 

The children of Joseph and Ruth Kelly Hammond were: Wil- 
liam Kelly Hammond, born December 31, 1795; married Polly 
McCormick (no further record). 

James Hammond, born September 8, 1797; died January 12, 
1803. 

Susannah Anderson Hammond, born September 25, 1799, mar 
ried March 9, 1826, to Thomas McKee (no further record). 

Mary Ann Hammond, born January 24, 1802, married March 
182 1, to Robert Brown (no further record). 

Grace Hammond, born May 1804, married in 1828 to Samuel 
Oakes (no further record). 

Seventy 







DAVID HAMMOND KELLY 

Youngest son of Colonel John and Sarah Poak Kelly 

1798-1875 



CAMPBELL ANCESTRY— KELLY FAMILY 

Evelina Hammond, born in 1806, married September 1823, 
to David S. Cook (no further record). 

Elizabeth Hammond, born March 5, 1809, married June 1832, 
to Thomas, son of James and Catherine Ewing Huston. There is 
no record of her death. 

The children of Thomas and Elizabeth Hammond Huston were 
an infant son who died in 1833, Jennie, James, Joseph Hammond, 
Samuel, Charles F. McGee, Thomas, Jr., and Ruth Evelyn Huston. 

Jane Hanna, eldest child of Robert and Elizabeth Kelly 
Hanna, born May 13, 1764, was married to David Hammond 
(born in 1749, died April 27, 1801), and she died June 11, 181 6. 
The children of David and Jane Hanna Hammond were : 

Elizabeth Hammond, born June 21, 1786, married to John Wat- 
son (born December 13, 1779, died January 13, 1856) ; died May 5, 
1822. John Watson was the founder of Watsontown, Pennsyl- 
vania. Their child, Jane Watson, married Moses Chamberlain, of 
Milton, Pennsylvania, and their daughter, Caroline Watson, mar- 
ried Judge Austen Furst, now deceased. 

Mary Hammond married John Montgomery, of Muncy, Penn- 
sylvania. 

Grace Hammond married Montgomery, of Paradise, Penn- 
sylvania. 

Robert Hanna Hammond, born 1791, married Elizabeth Clark 
Glenninger, was a Paymaster in the United States Army and died 
in 1848. 

James Kerr Kelly, son of John and Anna Caldwell Kelly, was 
born February 16, 18 19, in Centre County, Pennsylvania, was 
graduated from Princeton College in 1839, and was admitted to 
the Bar in 1842. He went to California in 1849, then to Oregon 
in 185 1, where he was Legislative Councilor for the years 1853- 
1857. He took part in the Yakima Indian War during the years 

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CAMPBELL ANCESTRY— KELLY FAMILY 

1855 and 1856. He served as State Senator from i860 to 1864 
and was elected to the United States Senate for the years 1871- 
1877. 

Mary Helen Kelly, born in 1790, married, 1819, to John 
Campbell, died January 24, 1861. She was the mother of Joseph 
Andrew Kelly Campbell whose ancestry is here being traced. 

Sarah Jane Kelly, daughter of Joseph and Margaret Math- 
ers Kelly, married Job Turner of Union County, Pennsylvania. 
She died October 6, 1920 and is survived by her husband, who 
makes his home in Canandaigua, New York. Job and Sarah Jane 
Kelly Turner had one son, Cyrus Kelly Turner, of Milton, Penn- 
sylvania. 

David Hammond and Mary Baker Kelly had fourteen children : 

John Andrew, born November 21, 1831, married Christina, 
daughter of David and Esther Wingert Kleckner, of Mifflinburg, 
and died in 1906. They had three children: David K., born 
July 22, 1876; Andrew J., born November 16, 1877; an d Mary B. 
Kelly, born December 7, 1879. 

Catherine Rocksy Kelly, born April 18, 1833, married Dr. L. B. 
Myers, of Freemont, Ohio. Dr. Myers died December 24, 1896. 
They had three sons and two daughters. 

Jacob Baker Kelly, born September 6, 1834, was never married, 
and died June 7, 1891. 

Sarah Elizabeth Kelly, born June 14, 1836, married Joseph 
Kleckner, of Buffalo Township, Union County. They had three 
sons and two daughters. 

Robert Hammond Kelly, born February 14, 1838, was a phar- 
macist and died at Elmore, Ohio, November 26, i860. 

William Wilson Kelly, born December 29, 1839, married Sarah 
Ellen Houck, and lived at Ottawa. Ohio. They had one son and 
three daughters. 

Mary Anna Kelly, born December 3, 1841, married James S. 

Seventy-two 




JACOB BAKER KELLY 

Son of David Hammond and Mary Baker Kelly and grandson of 

Colonel John and Sarah Poak Kelly 

1834-1891 



CAMPBELL ANCESTRY— KELLY FAMILY 

McCreight, of Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, and died January 7, 1893. 
They had six children : Anna M. Culp, James Strawbridge, Sallie J., 
Helen A., Charlotte C. and Emily C. McCreight, the latter being 
Superintendent of Arnot Hospital, Elmira, New York. 

James Buchanan Kelly, born June 28, 1844, died at Buffalo, 
New York, February 8, 1884. 

Emma Caroline Kelly, born April 1, 1846, married David P. 
Frederick, of Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania. They had four sons. 
Emma Caroline Kelly Frederick is still living. 

David Smith Kelly, born December 21 , 1847, married Annie 
Houck, and died September 10, 1887. He is buried at Ottawa, 
Ohio. 

Jane Ellen, born November 29, 1849, married John W. Fred- 
erick. They had one daughter. Jane Ellen Kelly Frederick is 
still living, a widow, at Pottsgrove. 

Hugh Brady Kelly, born October 17, 1851, is still living at 
Lewisburg, Pennsylvania. 

Clara Matilda Kelly, born July 25, 1854, died April 22, 1856. 

A son born February 27, 1858, died in infancy. 

The fifth generation of the Kelly family in America is traced 
through the lives of the children of Thomas Huston and Eliz- 
abeth Hammond, his wife, who was the great-grand-daughter of 
John Kelly, the progenitor of the family. The children of Thomas 
and Elizabeth Hammond Huston were : 

An infant son who died in 1833. 

Jennie Huston, married October i860, to James Potter Coburn, 
of Bellefonte, Pennsylvania. He was a prominent citizen of the 
community and President of the First National Bank of Belle- 
fonte. He died in 1908. 

James Huston married Mary Jane Shannon, of Kankakee, 
Illinois, and died leaving a large family. His widow is living with 
a daughter in Akron, Ohio. 

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CAMPBELL ANCESTRY— KELLY FAMILY 

Joseph Hammond Huston is a Physician, married Evelyn Rid- 
dle and lives in Clintondale, Pennsylvania. They have a son, living 
in Denver, Colorado, and two daughters. 

Samuel Huston married Helen Cuttle, of Clearfield, Pennsyl- 
vania. They had two daughters, Mary B. who, in 1890, married 
John Leitzinger, merchant of Clearfield, and Evelyn Elizabeth, who 
married the Reverend John E. Curzon, in January 1892. 

Charles F. McGee Huston was born in 1844. He was educated 
in the public schools and after graduation was engaged in the print- 
ing trade. While yet a boy he enlisted in Company B, Eleventh 
Pennsylvania Infantry, and served through the War of Secession, 
first as a Captain, then as Lieutenant and finally as Colonel. He 
was wounded several times and was mustered out of the service 
on February 1, 1865. After the War he made his home with his 
sister, Ruth Evelyn Huston. He was not married and died April 4, 
1916. 

Thomas Huston, Jr., was born in 1850 and in 1875 married 
Nora Desmond. They had four children, Elizabeth Hammond, 
Donovan D., Ruth Evelyn (died in infancy) and Jennie Coburn 
Huston. They reside in Indianapolis, Indiana. 

Ruth Evelyn Huston was married in August 1876 to William 
Wayn Rogers. He was a Lieutenant in the War of Secession 
and after his marriage he and his wife resided in Bellefonte, Penn- 
sylvania. They were blessed with two children, one a daughter, 
Bessie Hammond Rogers, born in 1877, died in infancy, 1878. 
William Wayn Rogers died in August 1881. His widow, Ruth 
Evelyn Huston Rogers, is still living and makes her home with her 
son, Dr. James Coburn Rogers, a practicing physician of Belle- 
fonte, who is married and the father of two boys and three girls. 
Ruth Evelyn Huston Rogers is a Daughter of the American Revo- 
lution and was elected Regent of Bellefonte Chapter in 1904. 



Seventy-four 



CAMPBELL-DEAL 
THEIR CHILDREN 



CAMPBELL-DEAL— THEIR CHILDREN 

The children of Joseph Andrew (Kelly) Campbell and 
Eliza Edith Deal, his wife, whose ancestries were traced in the 
preceding chapters were : John Deal Kelly, Ernest Linwood, David 
Frank, Joseph Andrew, Mary Helen and Emma Edith Campbell. 

John Deal Kelly Campbell was born April 23, 1857, in the 
Frankford District of Philadelphia and was educated in the public 
schools. Shortly after the death of his parents, in 1871, he sought 
employment and learned the business of cotton goods manufacture, 
in which he is now engaged. On October 29, 1884, he married 
Kathryn Getty, daughter of Hugh and Mary Cunningham Thomp- 
son, of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 

The children of John Deal Kelly and Kathryn Getty Thompson 
Campbell are: Mary Edith, born September 30, 1885; Sarah 
Thompson, born February 7, 1887; and Frank Linwood Campbell, 
born October 27, 1889. The children are unmarried and the mem- 
bers of the family are living in Frankford in 1921. 

Ernest Linwood Campbell was born November 28, 1859, in 
the Frankford District of Philadelphia, and died on August 15, 
1865. 

David Frank Campbell was born July 6, 1862, in the Frank- 
ford District of Philadelphia and died in childhood, October 3, 
1875- 

Joseph Andrew Campbell was born September 27, 1864, in 
the Frankford District of Philadelphia. Upon the death of his 
parents he was admitted, June 27, 1872, as a student in Girard 
College, a school founded in Philadelphia by Stephen Girard, a 
Frenchman who was compelled by the exigencies of the War of 
the Revolution to bring his ships into the port of Philadelphia, 
where he made his home, amassed a fortune, and upon his death 
on December 26, 1831, bequeathed the bulk of his wealth to benev- 
olent purposes. 

Seventy- seven 



CAMPBELL— DEAL— THEIR CHILDREN 



Joseph Andrew Campbell was graduated from Girard College 
and was apprenticed, December 8, 1881, to James Doak, Jr., a 
veteran of the War of Secession, who was engaged in the manufac- 
ture of woolen goods. On November 30, 191 o, when the business 
was incorporated, Joseph Andrew Campbell was made Treasurer 
of the corporation, and upon the death of James Doak, Jr., March 
3, 1916, he was made Vice-President and Treasurer, which offices 
he now holds. 

Joseph Andrew Campbell was made a Mason on January 5, 
1909, in Meridian Sun Lodge No. 158, F. & A. M. and is a member 
of all the Masonic bodies in the York and the Scottish Rites. He 
is a member of Lu Lu Temple, Ancient Arabic Order Nobles of 
the Mystic Shrine of Philadelphia. He is a member of The Penn- 
sylvania Society of Sons of the Revolution, of The Historical 
Society of Pennsylvania, a contributing member of The Pennsyl- 
vania Academy of the Fine Arts, and an Associate Member of the 
Orpheus Club. 

Joseph Andrew Campbell is unmarried and is living in 1921 
in Philadelphia. 

Mary Helen Campbell was born April 6, 1867, in the Frank- 
ford District of Philadelphia and was educated in the public schools. 
She is unmarried and is living in 1921 with her brother, Joseph 
Andrew Campbell. 

Emma Edith Campbell was born January 6, 1869, in the 
Frankford District of Philadelphia and was educated in the public 
schools. She is unmarried and resides, in 1921, in the city of 
New York. 



Seventy-eight 



W'W^^S^f the said' $i<^ d-&a*ssJ>J>JZJl-£- has been an inmate* 

and pupil of Girard College, and is now of the age of So^cuJeki*. ****** Sejl-ZZuZL*. <£-/ 

/ o^8*f — ————— _— counting from the age mentioned in the application for his 

admission into said College, and The City of Philadelphia is about to bind out the said Msii/fTt^ 
CL. /yfeMAyiA it, A as an apprentice, in conformity to the provisions of an 

ordinance of trie Select and Common Councils, passed the 2d day of December, 1852. entitled "An 
Ordinance to provide for the binding out of Orphans in the GirarcLCollege," and <JClam-lJ 
^<S~fr/c JL a ItoUtMl^ti^wa,^ CistrrrZ±A^ SLxsn-ci* residing in 

the (2.i.'/j— o{/^-ty*-*^*jrZLe?cJt ,_. has been approved as a 

suitable master for the said (7^-cjr^.f O. ^^ -&u-£J—. 

NOU) ll)is '3llbentUtt lUtllUSSetl), That The City of Philadelphia doth hereby bind the 
said C^^cJy^. &- ^nwytAii* to the said <9ouu^j-J $3£»c~/<£- fs— 

■ L — as an apprentice to learn the art, trade, or mystery" 

of a ZlA.fiu^.u^a.fciZZ**. 4 CL-v^-rC^^. sL^-ex^^^} which term of binding shall 

expire when the said fate-jviL &- & ct-^^^ % - e - iL *~ -y shall attain the age of 

twenty-one years, provided the said O^Cfct**-*^ j^j~c^/iL L^ , sna H so 

long live, but the same shall cease and determine if the said c/K*-m^*^ Jyw&-4^' }*— 

• . shall die before the said flz^JLfT^i Gl. <&.c^A/«-/*<jeJl^_ shall attain the age 

of twenty-one years. ' _ 

And the said is 0*slas^au) p&o~*u-/°<— J^- doth hereby covenant to 

and widi the said The City of Philadelphia, that he will teach and instruct, or use his best endeavours 
to teach and instruct the said ^t*-«-j^£. <2t- we^-^-*-/.<~^t *.£-£. — m the art, trade, or 

mystery of ^ 1 *" A **: tt ^^*j£ *~*~ Ji jC $ £*lk-**~&^- Jzr***C0 that during the said term he will 
provide the said tT^-Cpt*.. A— Qc<-*sijUa-&*4Jl4_ with sufficient meat, drink, apparel, 

washing, and lodging, at his own place of residence (unless otherwise agreed upon by the parties 
to the present Indenture, and so endorsed upon it;) that he will at the expiration of said term of 
apprenticeship, furnish the said apprentice with at least two complete suits of clothes, one of which 
shall be new and that he will not assign or transfer, this Indenture, without the consent of the said 
Board of Directors. 

3t i5 UnbCl'StOOb Ollb ngVCCl), that this Indenture is subject to the provisions of the 
Acts of Assembly of this Commonwealth, in force at the time of the execution hereof, in regard to 
apprentices and their masters; And it is also understood and agreed, by and between the 
parties hereto, that The City of Philadelphia aforesaid, does not covenant that the said /#7»e^£41 
Cc Aiff &Wt &*.a-£-i — js of the age herein mentioned and that it is not to be 
held "responsible for any matter or thine which may happen or occur in consequence of that not 
being the true age of the said $/g~>L-JyC &- ■^c^x^^Vt. J&-e.£-JL. — 

3ll lUitrtCSS Ojl)Creof, the said i7A*-vc«v s&*.c~/<L j£-y hath hereto set 

his hand and seal, and the corporate seal of The City of Philadelphia has been hereto affixed by the 
Mayor of the City of Philadelphia, this &.cffc.C&r day of &€- 1«*^-^. A. D./^fV^ 

§cafc& attb ileftwcb 1 



IN THE PRESENCE OF 



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Mayor of Philadelphia. 

INDENTURE 

JOSEPH ANDREW CAMPBELL 

TO 

JAMES DOAK, Jr. 

1881 



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LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS 



Joseph Andrew Kelly Campbell, facing page 7 



Eliza Edith Deal, 

The Presbyterian Church of Frankford, 

John Deal, 

Elizabeth Davis Vandegrift, 

Julia Ann Vandegrift, 

Donegal Presbyterian Church, 

Reading Howell's Map of 1792 

Colonel John Kelly's Commission as Major 

Colonel John Kelly's Commission as Lieut. Colonel, 

Colonel John Kelly Homestead, 

Buffalo Cross Roads Presbyterian Church 

Colonel John Kelly Monument, 

Andrew Kelly, 

Robert Kelly, 

David Hammond Kelly, 

Jacob Baker Kelly, 

Joseph Andrew Campbell Indenture 

Genealogical Chart, preceding Index 



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15 
17 
19 
39 
52 
55 
57 
60 
61 
62 
63 
65 
69 
70 
72 
78 



INDEX 



Pagbs 

Allison, Archibald 69 

Eleanor McCormick 69 

Margaret (Kelly) 69 

Amos, Joseph 27 

Anderson, James 52, 53, 54 

Rev. James 52, 54 

Mary Louise (Rodgers) 25 

Susannah (Kelly) 53, 54, 67 

William 25 

William D. 25 

Baker, Catherine Rocksy 70 

I. Newton 33 

Jacob 70 

Mary (Kelly) 70,72 

Barrett, Frank J 34 

Bayly, James 53 

Ruth (Anderson) 54 

Bishop, Ada (Peters) 23 

Bower, Isaac 57 

Brautigam, Castor 33 

Daniel 33 

Frederick 33 

John 33 

John E 33 

Bridges, Nancy Elizabeth (Ham- 
bright) 26 

Brown, Margaret Eugenia (Deal). 23, 26 

Robert 70 

Buchanan, Arthur 51 

Butler, William H 8 

Butz, Katrina (Diel) 11,12,13 

Caldwell, Anna (Kelly) 68, 70, 71 

Campbell, David Frank 8, 77 

David S 44 

Elizabeth H 44 

Emma 44 

Emma Edith 8,77,78 

Ernest Linwood 8, 77 

Frank Linwood 77 

James 43 



Pages 

Campbell, John 7, 43 

John (II) 43 

John (of Lewisburg) 43, 44, 62, 

66, 70, 72 

John Deal Kelly 8,77 

Joseph Andrew 8, 77, 78 

Joseph Andrew Kelly. ... 7, 8, 20, 43, 
44, 47, 72, 77 

Mary Edith 77 

Mary Helen 44 

Mary Helen (II) 8,77,78 

Sarah Jane 44, 66 

Sarah Thompson 77 

Candor, Joseph 63 

Capper, John 51 

Cashman, Maud (Deal) 23 

Castor, Frederick 32 

Hannah (Myers) 32 

Margaret (Myers) 32,33 

Chalfant, Melissa A. (Peters) 25 

Chamberlain, Col. Aaron 62 

Frances 63 

John 63 

Moses 71 

Clancy, Thomas Ferguson 22 

Coburn, James Potter 73 

Cocker, John 7 

Comly, Mary (Ervien) 33 

Cook, David S 71 

Cooper, Hannah (Deal) 21,22,24 

James and Mary 21 

Cornwallis, Gen. Charles 59 

Corson, Caroline T 24 

Laurence 24 

Mabel 24 

Robert T 22,24 

Rudolf Neff 24 

Stephen 24 

Theodore 24 

Cresap, Thomas 51 

Curzon, Rev. John E 74 

Cuttle, Helen (Huston) 74 

Dale, Eliza 62 

James 62 

Darragh. Ephraim 47 

Sarah 48,63,66,67 



INDEX — Continued 



Pages 

Daunt, Knowlcs 51 

Davidson, Jane 63 

Davis, Ann (Service) 39 

Daniel 8,19,39 

Daniel, Jr 39 

David 39 

Elizabeth 39 

John E 39 

Margaret (Ewing) 39 

Mary (Thomas) 39 

Mary Littell (Deal) 26 

Sarah (Banes) 39 

de Prefontain, Mary (Magargee). . 34 

Deal, Anna 22 

Augustus Moore 23 

Augustus Roumfort . 21, 23, 24, 27, 28 

Benjamin Franklin 17, 22 

Bessie 24 

Catharine, 14 

Charles 20 

Charles Edmund 17, 21, 22, 24 

Charles Francis 23 

Charles Howard 22 

Charles Reese 24 

Clara May 21 

Clara May (Houck) 24 

Daniel 12. 13 

Edith 22 

Edith Alvira 21 

Edith Juniata (Houck) ... .24, 26, 27 

Edith Rebecca (Amos) 27 

Edith Sarah (Hambright) .20, 23, 27 

Edmund N 20 

Eliza Edith (Campbell) . .7, 8, 15, 20 
32, 39, 44, 77 

Eliza Louisa (Roberts) 20 

Eliza O. (Corson) 22,23,24 

Elizabeth (McCoy) 22,23,24 

Elizabeth Rosanna (Clancy) .. 17, 22 

Ellen Rebecca 22 

Elmer Howard 24,26,27 

Elmer, Howard, Jr 27 

Emma Elliott 26 

Emma R 21 

Francis 12, 13 

Francis (II) 7, 17, 20 

Francis (III) 20 

Francis (IV) 20 

Frank Harper 20,39 

George Washington ... 17, 22, 24, 25 
Georgianna (Anderson) ...22,23,25 

Helen Frances 24 

Howard Godfrey 20 



Deal, Jacob 14, 15, 16, 17, 19 

20,21,22,31,32 

Jacob Augustus 20,23,26 

Jacob Francis 21 

Jacob Frank 24 

Jacob Alyers 17,20,23 

John 11, 12,13,14,17,19 

John (II) 7, 16,17,18,19,20,39 

Joseph 17,21,24 

Joseph Clancy 21 

Joseph P 20 

Margaret Ann (Peters) .... 17, 22, 25 

Margaret Ann Shalcross 21 

Margaret Catherine 20 

Margaret Whitaker (Hileman). 24 

Margaretta (Peggv) 12,13 

Mary 20 

Mary Caroline (Goodfellow) . . . 

24, 26, 28 

Mary Catherine (Scott) 23,26 

Mary Elizabeth 22 

Myers 16, 17, 21 

Myers (II) 21 

Peter 12, 13 

Rebecca 17,20 

Rebecca J 22 

Robert Ernest 24 

Robert Whitaker 21 

Samuel 12, 13 

Samuel Myers 23, 26 

Sarah Edith 22 

Sophie 20 

Susannah (Harper) 14, 17, 19 

Walter Augustus 27 

Desmond, Nora (Huston) 74 

Diel (Deal), Francis 11,13 

(Deal), Tohn 7, 11 

(Deal), Peter 11 

Doak, James, Tr 77 

Rev. John W 15 

Ebaugh, Marv Caroline (Deal)... 

24, 27, 28 

Edwards, Hannah (Myers) 35 

Ernest, Margaret (Ervien) 34 

Ervien, Albert R 33 

Anna 33 

Anna (Greenwood) 33 

Clarence 34 

Edward 34 

Horace 34 

Horace (II) 33 

Howell 34 



INDEX — Continued 



Pages 

Ervien, T. Howard 33 

Jay 34 

John 34 

John A. 32 

Robert P 34 

Evans, Ann (Davis) 8, 19, 39 

Foster, Hetty 63 

. Robert 63 

Sarah 63 

Franklin, Dr. Benjamin 68 

Frederick, David P 73 

John W 73 

Fulton, Robert 54 

Furst, Judge Austen 71 

Gamble, Samuel 63 

Gardener, Catherine Ehel 13 

Elizabeth (Deal) ...13,14,15,16,17 

Jacob 13 

Girard, Stephen 77 

Glenninger, Elizabeth Clark 

(Hammond) 71 

Goodfellow, Donald Charles 28 

Louis 28 

Louis Deal 28 

Richard Hartman 28 

Robert David 28 

Greenwood, Annetta 34 

Grace 34 

John T. 33 

Grove, Michael 61 

Hambright, Alfred Frederick. . .23, 27 

Bell Peters 24,26,27 

Buford Carson 27 

Charles Bryce 26 

Charles Franklin 23, 26 

Edith Sarah 24 

Erwin Ware 27 

Frank Bernard 26 

Jacob Deal 27 

Jacob Frederick 23, 26 

Mamie Catherine 23 

Mary Lyde 27 

Myers Thomas 27 

Ray Kinard 26 

Roberts Paul 27 

Rufus Frederick 27 

Sarah Elizabeth 27 

Hammond, David 68,70,71 

Elizabeth (Huston) 67,71,73 

Elizabeth (Watson) 71 



Pages 

Hammond, Evelina (Cook) 67, 71 

Grace (Montgomery) 67,71 

Grace (Oakes) 67,70 

James 67 

James (II) 67,70 

Joseph 67,70 

Mary (Montgomery) 71 

Mary Ann (Brown) 67,70 

Robert Hanna 71 

Susannah Anderson (McKee) .67, 70 
William Kelly 67,70 

Hanna, Elizabeth (Kelly) ... .54, 68, 69 

Jane (Hammond) 54,68,70,71 

Margaret 54, 68 

Robert 53. 54,67,71 

Susannah (Robinson) 54,68 

Hannatown 68 

Hansell, Nina (Macdonald) 26 

Harper, Charles Lukens ' 17 

Doak 17 

Frank '. 17 

Jacob ' 14,17 

Jacob (II) 17 

Jane Louise 17 

John 17 

Martha 17 

Mary 17 

Robert 17 

Hileman, Helen Margaret 24 

M. Clair 24 

Hoffman, Elizabeth (Deal) 22 

Susannah (Deal) 20 

Hood, Catherine 63 

Mary 63 

Houck, Annie (Kelly) 73 

Augustus R 27 

Bessie 24 

Caroline 27 

Charles K 27 

Frank Howard 24 

Henry W 27 

Herbert Deal 27 

Herbert D., Jr 27 

John Homer 27 

John W 24 

Joseph 24 

Margaret W. 27 

Marjorie M 27 

Paul Rogers 27 

Sarah Ellen (Kelly) 72 

Howe, Edward S 25 

Simeon 65, 69 

Huckle, Robert 17 



INDEX— Continued 



Pagbs 

Huston, Catherine Ewing 71 

Charles F. McGee 71, 74 

Donovan D 74 

Elizabeth Hammond 74 

Evelyn Elizabeth (Curzon).... 74 

James 71, 73 

James (II) 71 

Jennie (Coburn) 71, 73 

Jennie Coburn 74 

Joseph Hammond 71, 74 

Alary B. (Leitzinger) 74 

Ruth Evelyn (Rogers) 71, 74 

Ruth Evelyn (II) 74 

Samuel 71, 74 

Thomas 71, 73 

Thomas, Jr 71,74 

Jackson, Josephine (Myers) 34 

J efferson, Thomas 60 

Kelly, Andrew 52, 53, 54, 67 

Andrew (II) 63,65,67,69 

Andrew J. 72 

Anna (Young) 70 

Catherine Rocksy (Myers) ... .70, 72 

Clara Matilda 70,73 

David Hammond .... 66, 67, 69, 70, 72 

David K 72 

David Smith 70,73 

Eleanor A. (Lutz) 65, 69 

Elizabeth (Hanna) — 

52,53,54,67,68,71 

Elizabeth (Howe) 62,65,67,69 

Elizabeth (III) 67 

Emma Caroline (Frederick) .. .70, 73 

Hugh Brady 70,73 

Jacob Baker 70,72 

James 65,67,68,69 

James (II) 69 

James Buchanan 70, 73 

James Kerr 68, 71 

Jane Ellen (Frederick) 70,73 

John 7,51,52,53,73 

Col. John 43, 44, 47, 48, 52 to 70 

John (III) 54,67 

John (IV) 65,66,67,68,70,71 

John Andrew 70, 72 

Joseph 63,66,67,69,70 

Joseph (II) 70 

Margaret 65 

Margaret (II) 70 

Mary 52 

Mary (Renners) 70 



Pages 

Kelly, Mary Anna (McCreight) .70, 72 

Mary B 72 

Mary Helen (Campbell) — 

43, 44, 62, 66, 67, 69, 70, 72 

Peter 70 

Robert 65,66,67,69 

Robert Hammond 70, 72 

Ruth 54,67 

Ruth (Second) Hammond. 54, 67, 70 

Samuel 65, 67, 69 

Sarah 65, 69 

Sarah Elizabeth (Kleckner) .. .70, 72 

Sarah Jane (Turner) 69, 72 

Township 62 

Washington 69 

William 51 

William (II) 52,53,54,67 

William (III) 63,65,67,69 

William A 65,69 

William Wilson 70, 72 

Kinard, Catherine (Deal) 20,23 

Kleckner, Andrew J 72 

Christina (Kelly) 72 

David 72 

David K 72 

Esther Wingert 72 

Joseph 72 

Mary B 72 

Lee, Josephine (Peters) 23 

Leitzinger, John 74 

Linn, F. F 63 

William 62 

Livezey, Fannie (Peters) 25 

Loosely, Fannie (Peters) 22 

Lutz, Anion 69 

McBeth, Andrew 62 

McClellan, Catherine 63 

James 67 

Margaret 63 

Sarah 63 

McClintock, Mary 23 

McClister, Michael 61 

McCormick, Polly (Hammond).. 70 

McCoy, Alonzo C 24 

Clare D. (Howe) 24 

M. Frances 24 

McCreight, Anna M. Culp 73 

Charlotte C 73 

Emily C 73 

Helen A 73 

James S. 73 



INDEX— Continued 



Pages 

McCreight, James Strawbridge. . . 73 

Sallie J 73 

McKee, Thomas 70 

McLaughlin, John 62 

Macdonald, Elizabeth Maie 26 

James Ross 25 

James Ross, Jr. „ 25 

John Elwood 26 

Margaret Clare 26 

Maclay, Charles 62 

Robert P 63 

Magargee, Annetta 34 

Edith 34 

Elizabeth 34 

Jacob 34 

Mary (Stackhouse) 34 

Minnie 34 

Nathan 34 

Russell 34 

William 34 

William (II) 34 

Malone, Laughlin 51 

Massacre of Wyoming 56 

Mathers, James 63 

Margaret (Kelly) 69, 70 

Peter 67,69 

Merrill, Hon. James 63 

Meyer, Jacob 7, 15, 31 

Montgomery, John 71 

Moore, Edna (Houck) 27 

Morrison, Rev. Hugh 62 

Morrow, Jane (Linn) 62 

Murray, Benjamin Franklin 20 

Eliza A 20 

J. Myers 21 

John 20 

Rebecca 20 

Myers, Ann 31 

Anna 33,34 

Anna Maria 33 

Annette (Barrett) 34 

Barbarah 31 

Benjamin Rowland 32, 33 

Catherine 34 

Dora (Woodhouse) 34 

Edith (Deal)— 

14,15, 16, 17,20,21,22,31,32 

Elizabeth (Magargee) 31,33,34 

Elma 34 

Emily (Baker) 33 

Emily (II) 34 

Eugene 34 

Florence Tongue 35 



Pages 

Myers, Francis 35 

George 34 

Harvey 33, 34 

Harvey, Jr 34 

Jacob 31,33,34 

Jacob, Jr. 32, 33 

Jacob Albert 33, 34 

Jacob M 32 

John 31,32 

John Andrew 33,34 

Dr. L. B 72 

Margaret (Brautigam) 32,33 

Margaret (II) 33 

Margaret (III) 34 

Margaret (Van Horn) 34 

Margaret C. (Ervien) 33 

Mary (Woodhouse) 34 

Mary E. (Sickles) 32 

Reuben 32,33,34 

Rowland 35 

Sallie D. (Roberts) 35 

Sarah 33 

Sarah (II) 33 

William 33,34 

William (II) 34 

William H 31 

William Henry 33, 35 

Nice, Margaret (Myers) 33,34 

Oakes, Samuel 70 

Penn, Richard 52, 53 

Thomas 52, 53 

Peters, Albert Lincoln 23 

Byron Marion Everett 23, 25 

Clara Imogene (Macdonald) ..23,25 

Clare Imogene (Williams) 25 

Edith 25 

Edward L 23 

Emanuel 22, 25 

Emanuel Elwood 25 

Emanuel King 22, 23, 25 

Everett E 23 

Flora May 23 

Francis Deal 22 

Frederick C 25 

George Washington 23 

Helen 25 

Jacob Myers 22 

John Elwood 23, 25 

Joseph Henry 23 

Laura 25 



INDEX— Continued 



Pagbs 

Peters, Louisa (Deal) 22,24,25 

Margaret Ann (Skecn) 22 

Alary Elizabeth 22 

Mcrian Shaw 25 

Rebecca Edith 22 

Sara Town 25 

William Clancy 23 

William E 23 

Piersol, Joseph N 7 

Plunket's Expedition 58 

Poak, David 47,48 

Deborah (Darragh) 47,66 

James 7,47,62 

James Smith 47 

Joseph 47, 62 

Mary 7,47,62 

Sarah (Kelly ) . 43, 47, 62, 63, 64, 67, 68 

Thomas 47,48 

William 47,48,62 

Rentiers, C 70 

Rhodes, Samuel 39 

Riddle, Evelyn (Huston) 74 

Roberts, Elizabeth Davis 40 

George C 35 

James Vandegrift 40 

Joseph Frank 40 

Joseph W r 40 

Rebecca 40 

Richard 40 

Rufus P. 20 

William Service 40 

Rodgers, Floyd D 25 

Rogers, Bessie Hammond 74 

Dr. James Coburn 74 

William Wayn 74 

Rowland, Annette (Myers) .. .32, 33, 34 

Sallie (Myers) 35 

Sample, John 56 

Sawyer, Elizabeth 62 

James 63 

Thomas 62 

Scott, Augustus Deal 26 

Catherine Genevieve 26 

John Deal 26 

John Saunders 26 

Margaret (Kelly) 54 

Mary Margaret 26 

Robert Francis 26 



Scott, Samuel 51 

Service, William 39 

Severn, Fannie (Ervien) 33 

Shannon, Mary Jane (Huston)... 73 

Shaw, Sarah Hope (Peters) 25 

Skeen, Edward L 22 

Jacob Myers 22 

Smith, Samuel 51 

Spear, Robert 52 

Stackhouse, Elizabeth 34 

Sterratt, Benjamin 51 

Stratton, William 17 

Thomas, Enoch 39 

Thompson, Hugh 77 

Kathryn Getty (Campbell) 77 

Mary Cunningham 77 

Turner, Cyrus Kelly 72 

Job 72 

Lena (Hambright ) 27 

Vandegrift, Daniel Davis 39 

Elizabeth Davis 7, 19, 20 

Enoch Thomas 39 

James 19,39 

Julia Ann (Roberts) 39 

Mary Thomas (Rhodes) 39 

Van Gundy, Christian. Sr 56 

Vanvalzah, Elizabeth 62,63 

John 63 

Margaret 63 

Dr. Robert 57,62 

Vose, Jeanne (Myers) 34 

Ware, Ida (Hambright) 27 

Washington, Gen. George 59 

Watson, Anna J. (Myers) 34 

Caroline (Furst) 71 

Jane (Chamberlain) 71 

John 71 

Whitaker, Margaret 21, 24 

Williams, Stanley E 25 

Wiseman, Sarah (Deal) 27 

Witman, Florence (Ervien) 34 

Woodruff, Valley Vance (Ander- 
son) 25 

Young, Elinor 63 

Jacob 70 

John 63 



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