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Your Guide to New or 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)

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

'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

Honor Roll: 55 Military Casualties in the Minerd-Minard-Miner-Minor Family

Honor Roll: 161 Civil War Soldiers in the Minerd-Minard-Miner-Minor Family

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

Speckled Legacy: Tom Custer in American Pop Culture

General Custer Family Album

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

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

Honor Roll: 47 Accidental Work Deaths in the Manufacturing, Mining and Metals Industries

Death on the Rails: 40 Railroad and Streetcar Accident Victims

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

"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

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

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

Abraham and Susannah (Bainter) Gaumer of Dresden, OH

Jacob and Lydia (Leydig) Sturtz 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 and 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

Jacob and Elizabeth (Sturtz) Comp of Wellersburg, PA

J. Frederick and Sarah (Younkin) Kreger of Kingwood, PA

Levi and Catherine (Younkin) Christner of Normalville & Pennsville, PA

George Walter and Anna Belle (Miner) McCormick of Connellsville, PA

Leonard and Maria "Catherine" (Younkin) May of Bedford County, PA

Jonathan and Ella (Younkin) Hauger of Rockwood, PA

George E. and Missouri (Younkin) Wingerd of Rockwood, PA

Henry S. and Barbara Jean (Younkin) Swarner of Milford, KS & Rockwood, PA

Frederick J. and Delilah (Faidley) Younkin of Kingwood, PA

John Harrison and Eliza Jane (Coble) Youngkin of Williamson County, IL

Valentine and Hester "Esther" (Gaumer) Shirer Jr. of Adamsville, OH

John and Rebecca (Gaumer) Wymer of Adamsville, OH

Solomon and Elizabeth (Troutman) Sturtz of Greene, IA

Michael and Mary Anne (Ream) Weyand Sr. of Somerset, PA

John Wiley and Mary Olive (Sprowls) Birch of Washington, PA

George W. and Nancy Elizabeth (Birch) Mattax of Washington, PA

Johann "Richard" and Mary Ann Gaumer of Somerset County, PA

Johann "Henry" and Margaret Gaumer of Somerset County, PA

Charles Gaumer and wives of Somerset County, PA

Abraham "Abram" and Mary Ann "Polly" (Haupt) Younkin of Somerset County, PA

Franklin and Mary (Minerd) Grim of Martelle, IA

Joseph and Elizabeth (Rowan) Hall of Maple Summit, PA

William and Louisa Ann (Ream) Wilkins of Fort Hill, PA

Otho and Marietta (Smith) Reams of Brookfield, MO

Levi and Hila (King) Ream of Ursina, PA & Osceola, IA

James A. and Eleanor (Colburn) Ream of Osceola, IA

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

Henry T. Ream and wives of Omadi, NE

Jehu and Mary Ann (Ream) McMillan of Listonville, PA

Lydia Ann Ream of Ursina, PA

George T. and Catherine (Ream) Woods of Dakota City, NE

John Ream II of Ursina, PA

William and Rosanna (Ream) McMillan of Atlantic, IA 

John and Catharine (Minerd) Ream of Ursina, PA

Silas and Zobeida (Ream) Younkin of Wakefield, KS & Confluence, PA

Thomas and Barbara (Haines) Ream Sr. of Draketown, PA

Samuel W. and Mary (Rheims) Ream of Ursina, PA

John "Adam" and Maria "Catherine" (Gaumer) Sturtz of Somerset County, PA

Benjamin "Franklin" and Nellie (Thurston) Haney of Bridgeport, PA

Frank Miner and wives of Mill Run, PA

David and Lydia (Gaumer) Shirer of Flora, IN

Valentine and Catherine (Gaumer) Shirer Jr., of Adamsville, OH

William and Sarah (Swigert) Gaumer of Flora, IN

Daniel and Amelia (Wiscaver) Gaumer Jr. of Vinland, KS

Lebanon and Nancy (Reynolds) Gaumer of Plainfield, OH

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