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Your Guide to New and Recently Revised Pages

The award-winning Minerd.com website is ever-changing and continually improving as new research discoveries are made and when cousins and others share their own precious treasures. To help you learn "what's new," this list shows either brand-new or substantially revised pages in the past several months.


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Bios (continued)

"Nett/Helen Letters" - Pioneer Correspondence Between Sisters Nettie (White) Bailey of Kansas and Helen (White) Clark of Missouri

Gaumer Archives: Johannes Dietrich and Maria Elizabeth (Meinert) Gaumer of Lehigh County, PA and 4 Generations of Their Descendants

Unknown Faces and Places

Honor Roll: 58 Military Casualties in the Minerd-Minard-Miner-Minor Family

Honor Roll: 168 Civil War Soldiers in the Extended Minerd-Minard-Miner-Minor Family

Honor Roll: 48 Accidental Work Deaths in the Manufacturing, Mining and Metals Industries

The Mucho-Married Mayle/Male and Minard/Miner Families of the Chestnut Ridge Community of West Virginia and Eastern Ohio

My Grandparents: A Memoir of Joseph and Sadie Harbaugh Ream - by Doris (Sands) Hawker

'Burgh Nation: Pittsburgh's Enduring Legacy of Innovation

Younkin-Younken-Youngkin Feature Pages and Biography Table of Contents

Honor Roll: Spanish-American War and Philippine Insurrection Soldiers

Annette Hanshaw - Paper Artifacts from Her Musical Career

Somerset County (PA) Sheriff's Sale Poster, April 11, 1901

Speckled Legacy: Tom Custer in American Pop Culture

General Custer Family Album

Photo Essay: The Hexebarger Farm of Henry and Polly (Younkin) Minerd Near the Village of Kingwood, PA

Minerd.com Annual Review 2017

Missouri Pacific Lines Magazine - Edited by Edwin H. McReynolds

Honor Roll: 140 Younkin-Younken-Youngkin Civil War Soldiers

A History of Old Bethel Church - by Harrison Grant King

Photo of the Month - June 2002 - "The Old Bethel Church of God" (updated 2017)

Map of the Christian Church in Turkeyfoot, Kingwood, PA

A Family’s Influence in the Pioneer Founding of the Disciples of Christ Movement in Somerset County, PA

More Stories of the Raymond and Rebecca (Rugg) Miner Family - by Thomas Ray Beck

Tales of the Raymond and Rebecca (Rugg) Miner Family - by Thomas Ray Beck


Hinerman Families of Greene County, PA & Marshall County, WV

Civil War Battle of White Sulphur Springs, WV

Death on the Rails: 40 Railroad and Streetcar Accident Victims

"Selfies" - the 2017 National Minerd-Minard-Miner-Minor Family Reunion - Broadcast on Facebook Live

Braddock's Grave and Fort Necessity: Preserving Historic French & Indian War Landmarks in Southwestern Pennsylvania

Unknown Shelkey Faces - Photo Album

Eli and Catherine (Dean) Leonard of Farmington & Wilkinsburg, PA

George and Christina (Fegely) Pilgert of Berks County, PA

Heinrich "Henry Harrison" and Lisetta "Lucetta" (Fegely) Fegely of Macungie, PA

George and Maria Anna (Schmick) Fegley of Macungie, PA

Philip and Esther (Gaumer) Kline of Macungie, PA

Jesse and Elizabeth (Baer) Fegley of Macungie, PA

David and Hannah M. (Gaumer) Dankelof Berks County, PA

David Fegely Jr. of Macungie & Emmaus, PA

James and Mary (Bernhard) Fegley of Macungie, PA

Johan "George" and Leah (Conrad) Wetzel of Berks County, PA

Henry and Lydia (Wetzel) Heimbach of Berks County, PA

Nathan and Sarah (Wetzel) Heimbach of Berks County, PA

Elijah and Marietta (Wetzel) Conrad of Berks County, PA

Joseph and Mary (Bastian) Gaumer of Macungie, PA

David M. and Liesetha "Lucetta" (Gaumer) Treichler of Berks & Lehigh Counties, PA

Charles and Judith "Judy" (Gaumer) Wenner of Bortz's Mill, PA

Benjamin Charles and Maria (Mensch) Gaumer of Macungie, PA

Carolina (Gaumer) Fox Schneck and husbands of Berks County, PA

Aaron P. and Anna "Maria" (Gaumer) Jacobs of Allentown, PA

Jonas F. and Ettillia C. "Tillie" (Sieger) Gaumer of Macungie, PA

William and Eliza (Ettinger) Gaumer of Macungie, PA

Heinrich and Catherine (Gaumer) Fögle ("Fegely") of Mertztown, PA

David and Susanna (Gaumer) Fögle ("Fegely") of Macungie, PA

Heinrich "Henry" and Susanna (Mory) Gaumer of Alburtis, PA

Johan Peter and Anna Margaretha (Gaumer) Wetzel of Mertztown, PA

Johann Adam and Christiana (Wesco) Gaumer of Macungie, PA

Grant Ulysses Miner and wives of Connellsville, PA

James and Sarah "Ellen" (Sands) Harbaugh of Maple Summit, PA

Johann Heinrich and Anna Margaretha (Meitzler) Gaumer of Macungie, PA

Johann "Friedrich" and Catharina Barbara (Eisenhardt) Gaumer of Macungie, PA

Jacob and Elizabeth "Betsy" (Sturtz) Comp of Wellersburg, PA

Daniel and Mahala (Younkin) Schrock of New Centerville, PA

Abraham and Susannah (Bainter) Gaumer of Adamsville, OH

Jacob and Lydia (Leydig) Sturtz of Adamsville, OH

James "Loren" and Ellen (Ahlborn) Thurston of Mount Pleasant, PA & Detroit

Elmer Maurice and Hazel K. (Whetzel) Whetzel of Brownsville, PA

Benjamin Franklin and Jessie (Thurston) Piper of Mount Pleasant & Bessemer, PA

Clyde L. and Sarah "Bessie" (Swink) Stairs of Mount Pleasant, PA

Pearl Nora (Stairs) Hence Sines Sonavec and husbands of Mount Pleasant, PA

Samuel S. and Lula Ethel (Stairs) Swift of Youngwood, PA

Clarence Garner and Nora Violet (Martz) Stairs of Greensburg, PA & Tampa, FL

Jesse B. and Julia Ann (Ream) Nicklow of Normalville, PA

George W. and Ellen (Ingles) Devan of Hopwood, PA

Roscoe Conkling Clark and wives of St. Joseph, MO & Memphis, TN

Bartholomew A. "Beth" and Mollie (Holland) Minerd of Fayette County, PA

George Riley Minard and wives of Philippi, WV

Neri N. and Hannah "Lucy" (Murray) Eicher Sr. of Normalville, PA

Walter S. and Eva M. (Troyer) Younkin of Annawan, IL

Zimri Howland and Emily Ogle (Younkin) Howe of Iowa City, IA & Beatrice, NE

Alexander C. and Harriet Amanda (Mooney) Younkin of Kewanee, IL; Creston, IA; Cedar Rapids, Kimball & Alliance, NE; & Chugwater, WY

Mary "Polly" (Younkin) Smith Schrock and husbands of Somerset County, PA

James Lewis and Mary Ann (May) Kellerman of Buffalo Mills, PA; Cumberland, MD; & Patterson Creek, WV

Samuel G. and Louisa (May) Beltz of Woodstock, OH & Hyndman, PA

Samuel M. and Mariah Amanda (Beltz) May of Bedford & Somerset Counties, PA

Daniel H. May and wives of Bedford County, PA

Hiram C. and Carrie (Holycross) May of North Lewisburg, OH

John L. May and wives of Berlin & Fossilville, PA

Johannes “Jacob” and Anna Christina (Mauer) Boßhaar Sr. of Zweibrücken, Germany & Kingston, NY.

Johan Joerg “George” and Mary Elizabeth (Wennerich) Boßhaar of Zweibrücken, Germany; Kingston, NY; & Lancaster County, PA

Jacob and Magdalena (Boeshaar) Woolam of New Holland, PA & Sleepy Creek, WV

Everett E. and Mabel Henrietta (Swearingen) Ewing of Genoa, CO

Sidney Linton  and Grace "Maude" (Swearingen) Mansfield of Concordia, KS

George E. and Althea Alice (Prinkey) Rowan of Mill Run, PA

James Eyster and Martha Ann (Basnett) Murdock Sr. of Kingwood, WV

James Ambler and Ida Ellen (Farabee) Taylor of Hundred, WV

John and Flossie (Harbaugh) Heins of York, NE

Thomas and Elizabeth (Bush) Hinerman of Aleppo, PA

Benjamin and Mary Rebecca (Day) Owen of Washington County, PA

Henry C. and Hannah (Neel) Ullom of Greene County, PA

John and Eliza (Younken) Finnegan of Cameron, WV

Alexis Xavier and Cora Isabelle (Evans Burns) Phelan Sr. of Pittsburgh

Hazel (White) McManus Woodington and husbands of New Jersey

William H. and Mary Jean (White) Kapphan Jr. of Glenshaw, PA

George Albert and Flora (McAllister) White of Hazelwood, PA

William and Rachel (Gaumer) Bell of Adamsville, OH

Riley and Elizabeth (Zimmer) Gaumer of Adamsville, OH

Adam and Nancy (Boies) Gaumer of Edgar County, IL

Lyman and Mary (McClanahan) Gaumer of Adamsville, OH

Jacob and Mary A. (Gaumer) Bainter of Muskingum County, OH

Jacob and Elizabeth "Betsy" (Sturtz) Gaumer Jr. of Adamsville, OH

John B. and Margaret (Gaumer) Bainter of Adamsville, OH

David "Nesbit" and Caroline Amelia (Crumrine) Miner of Van Wert, OH; Columbus, NE; Council Bluffs, IA; & Kansas City, MO

Solomon Huff and Malinda (Gaumer) Werts of Coshocton County, OH

Solomon and Sarah E. (Bowen) Minard Jr. of Illinois & Missouri

Ervin M. and Margaret (Buxton) Minard of Scio, OH

Luther and Mary (Cornelius) Minerd Sr. of California, Idaho, Nevada & Arizona

Effie (Minard) Pelsma Thomann and husbands of Chicago, San Francisco, Fort Collins CO and Cleveland OH

Frank and Cecelia (Gorsuch) Zearfoss of Stoystown, PA

Levi and Anna (Leichliter) Rose of Paddytown, PA

Lutelis and Rachel Ruamy "Amy" (Murray) Cole of Dunbar, PA

Missouri "Dollie" Trout of New Stanton, PA

Harry and Flora (Cole) Minerd of Dunbar, PA

Clarence "Jay" and Clara Belle (Keffer) McKnight of Dawson, PA


John L. and Mary Grace (Heinz) Minerd of Fayette County, PA

Grant Louis and Christena (Kirkwood) Firestone Sr. of Breakneck/ Connellsville, PA

Charles "Walter" and Mary Todd (Jennings) Shipley of Ohiopyle, PA

William Harrison and Elizabeth "Betsy" (Owen) Johnston of Jacktown, PA

William and Rebecca (Miner) Bateson of Millersport/Thornville, OH

Madison Ullom and wives of Aleppo, PA

James H. and Anna Belle (Trout) Hower of Greensburg, PA

John Gilbert and Harriet "Emma" (Wright) Miner of Hebron, OH

John David and Margaret Elizabeth (Casey) Evans of Bloomfield, PA

Frank H. and Anna (McNiff) Evans of Pittsburgh, PA

Mary Ann (Minerd) Creighton Cross and husbands of Uniontown, PA

George Ewing (Ingles) and Sarah Elizabeth (Flack) Ogle of Pitcairn, PA

William J. and Catherine (Gilligan) Evans Jr. of New Castle, PA & Youngstown, OH

Samuel A. and Bertha (Minerd) Van Dyke of Foxtown, PA

Dr. Jonas and Martha (Pringey) Younkin of Somerset, PA & Iowa City, IA


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