Naoma Walker1

F, b. January 27, 1928, d. April 5, 2014
     Naoma Walker was buried at Glen Haven Memorial Gardens, Donnelsville, Clark Co., Ohio.2 Her married name was Eldred.3 She married Merlin Earl Eldred, son of Andrew Curtin "Andy" Eldred and Emma Moore Goodyear.3 Naoma Walker was born on January 27, 1928 at Wisconsin.1 She died on April 5, 2014 at Ohio at age 86.1

Family

Merlin Earl Eldred b. May 17, 1926, d. September 30, 2014
Marriage*She married Merlin Earl Eldred, son of Andrew Curtin "Andy" Eldred and Emma Moore Goodyear.3 
Child
  • Vicki L. Eldred4

Citations

  1. [S857] Ohio Department of Health, Ohio Deaths, 1908-1932, 1938-2018.
  2. [S7478] Glen Haven Memorial Gardens, Clark Co., OH, online www.findagrave.com/.
  3. [S1749] Dayton Daily News, From the Robert E. Eldred obituary in the Jul 27, 2005 edition.
  4. [S1235] Ancestry.com, U.S. Public Records Index, Volume 1.

Georgiana Vivian Daskalos1,2

F, b. November 2, 1925, d. May 29, 2011
     Georgiana Vivian Daskalos was buried at Dayton Memorial Park Cemetery, 8135 North Dixie Drive, Dayton, Montgomery Co., Ohio.3,2 She was born on November 2, 1925 at Ohio.4 As of November 12, 1952,her married name was Eldred.1 She married Roland Glenn Eldred, son of Andrew Curtin "Andy" Eldred and Emma Moore Goodyear, on November 12, 1952 at Montgomery Co., Ohio.1,2 Georgiana Vivian Daskalos died on May 29, 2011 at Dayton, Montgomery Co., Ohio, at age 85.4,2 She ELDRED, Georgiana "Vivian" age 85, of Dayton, passed away Sunday May 29, 2011 at Englewood Manor. She is preceded in death by her husband of 54 years Roland Glenn Eldred. Vivian is survived by her daughter, Tina R. Lewis; sons & daughter-in-law, Terry L. and Larry G. & Karen Eldred all of Dayton; sister, Betty Jean Gibbs of Dayton; brother, Emanuel "Nick" Daskalos of Dayton; grandchildren, Melissa & Thomas Slife of Piqua, Scott Lewis of Dayton, Christy Sizemore of Vandalia, Kimberly & Dale Guthrie of Englewood; great grandchildren, Kara & Tony Phillips, Mike Sizemore, & Avery Lewis; and a host of other relatives & friends. Funeral service 10:00 Am Friday June 3, 2011 at Marker & Heller Funeral Home, Huber Heights Chapel, 5844 Old Troy Pike with Pastor Rob Wackerman officiating. Interment Memorial Park Cemetery. on June 1, 2011.2

Family

Roland Glenn Eldred b. February 27, 1924, d. March 7, 2007
Marriage*She married Roland Glenn Eldred, son of Andrew Curtin "Andy" Eldred and Emma Moore Goodyear, on November 12, 1952 at Montgomery Co., Ohio.1,2 
Children
  • Tina R. Eldred2
  • Terry L. Eldred2
  • Larry G. Eldred2

Citations

  1. [S5940] Salt Lake City, UT FamilySearch, Ohio, County Marriages, 1774-1993.
  2. [S1749] Dayton Daily News, From the Georgiana Eldred obituary in the Jun 1, 2011 edition.
  3. [S8023] Dayton Memorial Park Cemetery, Montgomery Co., OH, online www.findagrave.com.
  4. [S857] Ohio Department of Health, Ohio Deaths, 1908-1932, 1938-2018.

Carrie Ellen Harvey1,2,3,4,5

F, b. March 28, 1877, d. February 21, 1928
     Carrie Ellen Harvey was buried at Cedar Hill Cemetery, Mackeyville, Clinton Co., Pennsylvania.5 She was born on March 28, 1877 at Castanea, Clinton Co., Pennsylvania.4 As of June 19, 1900,her married name was Eldred.5 She married George Brooks Eldred, son of Robert Clayton Eldred and Annie Ellen Welsh, on June 19, 1900 at Castanea, Clinton Co., Pennsylvania.3,4,5 Carrie Ellen Harvey died on February 21, 1928 at Altoona, Blair Co., Pennsylvania, at age 50.4,5 She Mrs. Carrie Harvey Eldred, wife of George B. Eldred, died Tuesday morning at her residence in Altoona. She had been ill for five months and three months ago underwent on operation in the Altoona Hospital. She was aged 50 years. Mrs. Eldred was born and reared in Castanea where she resided until 1902. She was a lifelong member of the Church of Christ. She is survived by her husband, a son and a daughter Donald and Dorothy, both at home; her mother, Mrs. W. Richard Harvey, of Castanea, and two brothers and one sister, Charles B. Harvey, Castanea; Frank E Harvey, this city, and Mrs. E. J. Fox, Cleveland, O. Funeral services were held Thursday afternoon at 3:30 o’clock at the Church of Christ, Altoona. The body was shipped to Mill Hall, arriving there this morning, and was taken directly to Cedar Hill cemetery for interment. on February 24, 1928.5

Census Records

1910Dwelling 233, District 34, Ward 1, Altoona, Blair Co., Pennsylvania1
1920Dwelling 142, District 38, Ward 1, Altoona, Blair Co., Pennsylvania6

Family

George Brooks Eldred b. November 17, 1874, d. January 27, 1947
Marriage*Carrie Ellen Harvey married George Brooks Eldred, son of Robert Clayton Eldred and Annie Ellen Welsh, on June 19, 1900 at Castanea, Clinton Co., Pennsylvania.3,4,5 
Children

Citations

  1. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S2934] Devling woods, online http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/2674374/person/-1826071086
  3. [S6302] Salt Lake City, UT Marriage Records. Pennsylvania Marriages. FamilySearch, Pennsylvania, Marriages, 1852-1968.
  4. [S4652] Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1964.
  5. [S6344] Clinton County Times, The, From the Carrie Harvey Eldred obituary in the Feb 24, 1928 edition.
  6. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S5759] Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Pennsylvania, Birth Certificates, 1906-1911.
  8. [S2696] Patriot-News, From the Dorothy Carolyn Atkinson obituary in the Jul 22, 2012 edition.

George Donald Eldred1,2,3,4,5,6

M, b. February 22, 1907, d. November 12, 1962
FatherGeorge Brooks Eldred1,2,7,8 b. November 17, 1874, d. January 27, 1947
MotherCarrie Ellen Harvey1,2,7,8 b. March 28, 1877, d. February 21, 1928
     George Donald Eldred was buried at National Memorial Park, 7482 Lee Highway, Falls Church, Fairfax Co., Virginia.4,6 He was born on February 22, 1907 at Altoona, Blair Co., Pennsylvania.3,8,4 He married Ulda Lillian Johnson on May 29, 1937 at Washington, D.C..5 George Donald Eldred died on November 12, 1962 at Arlington, Virginia, at age 55.4

Census Records

1910Dwelling 233, District 34, Ward 1, Altoona, Blair Co., Pennsylvania1
1920Dwelling 142, District 38, Ward 1, Altoona, Blair Co., Pennsylvania2
1930Dwelling 154, District 33, Altoona, Blair Co., Pennsylvania9

Occupation

1930Grocery manager9

Family

Ulda Lillian Johnson b. March 21, 1912, d. October 13, 2003
Marriage*George Donald Eldred married Ulda Lillian Johnson on May 29, 1937 at Washington, D.C..5 

Citations

  1. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S3706] 1926–1975, RG 147. The National Archives at Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia Records of the Selective Service System, U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947.
  4. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  5. [S5924] Unknown compiler, District of Columbia, Marriage Records, 1810-1953.
  6. [S3227] National Memorial Park, Fairfax Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com
  7. [S6344] Clinton County Times, The, From the Carrie Harvey Eldred obituary in the Feb 24, 1928 edition.
  8. [S5759] Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Pennsylvania, Birth Certificates, 1906-1911.
  9. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.

Dorothy Carolyn Eldred1,2

F, b. December 13, 1909, d. June 25, 2012
FatherGeorge Brooks Eldred1,3,4,2 b. November 17, 1874, d. January 27, 1947
MotherCarrie Ellen Harvey1,3,4,2 b. March 28, 1877, d. February 21, 1928
     Dorothy Carolyn Eldred was buried at Rolling Green Memorial Park, 1811 Carlisle Road, Camp Hill, Cumberland Co., Pennsylvania.5 She was born on December 13, 1909 at Altoona, Blair Co., Pennsylvania.2 As of 1928,her married name was Atkinson.2 She married Clair William Atkinson in 1928.6,2 Dorothy Carolyn Eldred died on June 25, 2012 at York, York Co., Pennsylvania, at age 102.2 She Dorothy Carolyn Atkinson of York, died June 25, 2012 at The Brunswick at Longstown, York, PA.She was born December 13, 1909 in Altoona, PA, the daughter of the late George B. Eldred and the late Carrie H. Eldred. In addition to her parents, her brother Donald Eldred preceded her death in 1961, her husband Clair W. Atkinson in 1969, and her daughter Carolyn Ellen Hill in 2000. Dorothy Eldred Atkinson graduated in 1927 from Altoona High School and later attended the Pennsylvania Business School. She worked in attorney Foster Mecki's office until she was married in 1928. She later worked for the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry for 18 years. She was a faithful member of The First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Altoona, Williamsport, and Lemoyne, PA. Dorothy was a Life Member of the Eastern Star No. 65 in Altoona, PA. She was a member of the National and Camp Hill Order of AARP and also a member of PARSE. Surviving are her son, Eldred W. Atkinson, granddaughters Lynda Kleman, Nancy Larson, and Amy Hester; grandson Douglas Atkinson; great granddaughters Jaime Butler, Carrie Bailey, Kelly Hester and Evelyn Atkinson; great grandsons Daniel and Michael Hester, G. Richard Larson, Jr. and Carter William Eldred Atkinson; and great great grandson Bodie Butler. Dorothy said her only claim to fame was converting a Chinaman to Christianity and serving for 75 years as a Sunday school pianist. on July 22, 2012.2

Census Records

1910Dwelling 233, District 34, Ward 1, Altoona, Blair Co., Pennsylvania1
1920Dwelling 142, District 38, Ward 1, Altoona, Blair Co., Pennsylvania3
1930Dwelling 195, District 35, Altoona, Blair Co., Pennsylvania5

Family

Clair William Atkinson b. May 13, 1905, d. May, 1969
Marriage*Dorothy Carolyn Eldred married Clair William Atkinson in 1928.6,2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S2696] Patriot-News, From the Dorothy Carolyn Atkinson obituary in the Jul 22, 2012 edition.
  3. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S6344] Clinton County Times, The, From the Carrie Harvey Eldred obituary in the Feb 24, 1928 edition.
  5. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S906] York Daily Record, From the Eldred W. Atkinson obituary in the Dec 3, 2019 edition.
  7. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  8. [S2696] Patriot-News, From the Carolyn A. Hill obituary in the Jan 6, 2000 edition.

Dora Fetzer Sellers1,2

F, b. July 13, 1890, d. July 3, 1956
     Dora Fetzer Sellers was buried at Trcziyulny Cemetery, Milesburg, Centre Co., Pennsylvania.3,4 Her Social Security Number was 182-22-0757.2 She was born on July 13, 1890 at Altoona, Blair Co., Pennsylvania; Her death certificate has a birth year of 1891.2,3 As of May 2, 1936,her married name was Eldred.1 She married George Brooks Eldred, son of Robert Clayton Eldred and Annie Ellen Welsh, on May 2, 1936 at Altoona, Blair Co., Pennsylvania.1,3 Dora Fetzer Sellers died on July 3, 1956 at Altoona, Blair Co., Pennsylvania, at age 65.3

Census Records

1940Dwelling 315, District 7-7A, Altoona, Blair Co., Pennsylvania5

Family

George Brooks Eldred b. November 17, 1874, d. January 27, 1947
Marriage*Dora Fetzer Sellers married George Brooks Eldred, son of Robert Clayton Eldred and Annie Ellen Welsh, on May 2, 1936 at Altoona, Blair Co., Pennsylvania.1,3 

Citations

  1. [S2945] King_Sellers Family Tree, online http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/23355809/person/12084373692
  2. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  3. [S4652] Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1964.
  4. [S3179] Trcziyulny Cemetery, Centre Co., PA, online http://www.findagrave.com
  5. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Elba Oneida "Elbie" Leathers1,2

F, b. March 13, 1879, d. August 17, 1951
     Elba Oneida "Elbie" Leathers was buried at Cedar Hill Cemetery, Mackeyville, Clinton Co., Pennsylvania.1,2 She was born on March 13, 1879 at Mt. Eagle, Clinton Co., Pennsylvania.1,3,2 As of August 21, 1901,her married name was Eldred.1 She married LaRoy Clayton "Roy" Eldred, son of Robert Clayton Eldred and Annie Ellen Welsh, on August 21, 1901.1 Elba Oneida "Elbie" Leathers died on August 17, 1951 at Beech Creek, Clinton Co., Pennsylvania, at age 72.1,2 She The Laroy C. Eldred family of Beech Creek R. D., will be gathered this weekend for a funeral, instead of a golden wedding annniversary party. Mrs. Eldred, the former Elba Oneida Leathers, 72, died suddenly of a heart attack at 4:55 p.m. yesterday at her home as the family made plans for the celebration of her golden wedding anniversary next Tuesday, Aug. 21. Mrs. Eldred had been in failing health for the past three years and her health in recent weeks had been the serious concern of everyone as the plans were launched for the wedding anniversary. She was born at Mt. Eagle, and had resided in Nittany and Bald Eagle Valleys all her life. She was a member of the Mill Hall Church of Christ. In addition to her husband, she is survived by three sons and a daughter: W. Kenneth and Miss Alice E., this city; George J., Fairpoint; and J. Robert, Beech Creek R. D; also 13 grandchildren and two great grandchildren. A brother, Theodore G. Leathery resides at Howard; and two surviving sisters are Mrs. Myrtle L. Smith, Harrisburg, and Mrs. Mabel Davis, Portland, O. on August 18, 1951.1

Census Records

1910Dwelling 218, District 34, Ward 1, Altoona, Blair Co., Pennsylvania4
1920Dwelling 99, District 3, Beech Creek, Clinton Co., Pennsylvania5
1930Dwelling 88, District 5, Beech Creek, Clinton Co., Pennsylvania6
1940Dwelling 92, District 18-5, Beech Creek, Clinton Co., Pennsylvania7

Family

LaRoy Clayton "Roy" Eldred b. July 23, 1879, d. April 19, 1953
Marriage*Elba Oneida "Elbie" Leathers married LaRoy Clayton "Roy" Eldred, son of Robert Clayton Eldred and Annie Ellen Welsh, on August 21, 1901.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S2927] Lock Haven Express, From the Elba Eldred obituary in the Aug 18, 1951 edition.
  2. [S4652] Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1964.
  3. [S2930] Families of Central Pennsylvania, online http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/8300705/person/1222992705
  4. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S2927] Lock Haven Express, From the Alice E. Eldred obituary in the Jan 13, 1975 edition.
  9. [S5759] Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Pennsylvania, Birth Certificates, 1906-1911.

William Kenneth Eldred1,2,3,4

M, b. October 6, 1902, d. July 23, 1987
FatherLaRoy Clayton "Roy" Eldred1,2,3,6,5 b. July 23, 1879, d. April 19, 1953
MotherElba Oneida "Elbie" Leathers1,2,3,5 b. March 13, 1879, d. August 17, 1951
     William Kenneth Eldred was buried at Rest Haven Memorial Park, Lock Haven, Clinton Co., Pennsylvania.7 His Social Security Number was 717-07-2735.8 He was born on October 6, 1902 at Altoona, Blair Co., Pennsylvania.8,4 He married Virginia Harriet Edge on September 23, 1925.7 William Kenneth Eldred died on July 23, 1987 at Mill Hall, Clinton Co., Pennsylvania, at age 84.7

Census Records

1910Dwelling 218, District 34, Ward 1, Altoona, Blair Co., Pennsylvania1
1920Dwelling 99, District 3, Beech Creek, Clinton Co., Pennsylvania2
1930Dwelling 92, District 5, Beech Creek, Clinton Co., Pennsylvania9
1940Dwelling 273, District 18-30, Mill Hall, Clinton Co., Pennsylvania10

Occupation

1920Farm laborer2
1930Bread and cakes salesman9
1940Road construction laborer10

Family

Virginia Harriet Edge b. November 4, 1906, d. April 25, 1989
Marriage*William Kenneth Eldred married Virginia Harriet Edge on September 23, 1925.7 
Children

Citations

  1. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S2927] Lock Haven Express, From the Elba Eldred obituary in the Aug 18, 1951 edition.
  4. [S3706] 1926–1975, RG 147. The National Archives at Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia Records of the Selective Service System, U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947.
  5. [S2927] Lock Haven Express, From the Alice E. Eldred obituary in the Jan 13, 1975 edition.
  6. [S2927] Lock Haven Express, From the LaRoy C. Eldred obituary in the Apr 20, 1953 edition.
  7. [S2930] Families of Central Pennsylvania, online http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/8300705/person/1222992705
  8. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  9. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S2915] Times, The, From the Richard C. Eldred obituary in the May 29, 2015 edition.

George Jarvis Eldred1,2,3,4,5

M, b. December 2, 1905, d. March 14, 1994
FatherLaRoy Clayton "Roy" Eldred1,6,2,3,7,8 b. July 23, 1879, d. April 19, 1953
MotherElba Oneida "Elbie" Leathers1,6,2,7,8 b. March 13, 1879, d. August 17, 1951
     George Jarvis Eldred was buried at Swissdale Cemetery, Swissdale, Clinton Co., Pennsylvania.5 His Social Security Number was 716-10-7608.9 He married Evelyn Mae Rogers.10,11 George Jarvis Eldred was born on December 2, 1905 at Bald Eagle, Clinton Co., Pennsylvania.9,4 He died on March 14, 1994 at Pennsylvania at age 88.9

Census Records

1910Dwelling 218, District 34, Ward 1, Altoona, Blair Co., Pennsylvania1
1920Dwelling 99, District 3, Beech Creek, Clinton Co., Pennsylvania6
1930Dwelling 88, District 5, Beech Creek, Clinton Co., Pennsylvania7
1930Bread and cakes salesman7
1940Dwelling 40, District 18-3, Bald Eagle, Clinton Co., Pennsylvania12

Occupation

1940Carpenter12

Family

Evelyn Mae Rogers b. July 11, 1912, d. October 13, 1996
Marriage*George Jarvis Eldred married Evelyn Mae Rogers.10,11 
Children

Citations

  1. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S2927] Lock Haven Express, From the Elba Eldred obituary in the Aug 18, 1951 edition.
  3. [S2927] Lock Haven Express, From the LaRoy C. Eldred obituary in the Apr 20, 1953 edition.
  4. [S3706] 1926–1975, RG 147. The National Archives at Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia Records of the Selective Service System, U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947.
  5. [S9281] Swissdale Cemetery, Clinton Co., PA, online www.findagrave.com.
  6. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S2927] Lock Haven Express, From the Alice E. Eldred obituary in the Jan 13, 1975 edition.
  9. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  10. [S9360] Yost - Gedon Funeral Home & Cremation Services, online www.yost-gedonfuneralhome.com, From the George L. Eldred obituary.
  11. [S6345] Donald G. Walker Funeral Home, Inc., online www.donaldwalkerfuneralhome.com, From the Raymond F. Eldred obituary.
  12. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  13. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Alice Elamine Eldred1,2,3,4,5

F, b. April 9, 1907, d. January 11, 1975
FatherLaRoy Clayton "Roy" Eldred1,2,3,6,4,5 b. July 23, 1879, d. April 19, 1953
MotherElba Oneida "Elbie" Leathers1,2,3,6,4,5 b. March 13, 1879, d. August 17, 1951
     Her Social Security Number was 173-09-5856.7 Alice Elamine Eldred was born on April 9, 1907 at Lamar Township, Clinton Co., Pennsylvania.7,4,5 She died on January 11, 1975 at Flemington, Clinton Co., Pennsylvania, at age 67.4 She FLEMINGTON - Alice E. Eldred, 67, was found dead Saturday evening, of natural causes, at her home, 625 Woods Ave., Flemington. Coroner Dean K. Wetzler Jr. of Mill Hall says she died earlier in the day, as a result of a coronary occlusion. Her health had been failing for the past 12 years. Born at Salona, April 9, 1907, she was a daughter of the late LeRoy C. and Oblie Leathers Eldred. She lived in the area all her life, and retired six years ago after 27 years of employment at the Bloomsburg Mills in Lock Haven. She was a member of Flemington First Church of Christ. Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Doris Butler of Pittsburgh, and three brothers, W. Kenneth Eldred, Lock Haven; George E., of Fairpoint, and J. Robert, Mackeyville. on January 13, 1975.4

Census Records

1910Dwelling 218, District 34, Ward 1, Altoona, Blair Co., Pennsylvania1
1920Dwelling 99, District 3, Beech Creek, Clinton Co., Pennsylvania2
1930Dwelling 88, District 5, Beech Creek, Clinton Co., Pennsylvania6

Family

Child
  • Doris Eldred4

Citations

  1. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S2927] Lock Haven Express, From the Elba Eldred obituary in the Aug 18, 1951 edition.
  4. [S2927] Lock Haven Express, From the Alice E. Eldred obituary in the Jan 13, 1975 edition.
  5. [S5759] Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Pennsylvania, Birth Certificates, 1906-1911.
  6. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.

James Robert Eldred1,2,3,4,5,6

M, b. March 4, 1915, d. October 24, 1992
FatherLaRoy Clayton "Roy" Eldred7,1,2,3,8,4 b. July 23, 1879, d. April 19, 1953
MotherElba Oneida "Elbie" Leathers7,1,3,8,4 b. March 13, 1879, d. August 17, 1951
     James Robert Eldred was buried at Rest Haven Memorial Park, Lock Haven, Clinton Co., Pennsylvania.9 He was born on March 4, 1915 at Salona, Clinton Co., Pennsylvania.5 He married Flora Irene Archey on June 19, 1940 at Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania.6,10 James Robert Eldred married Daisy Sagers on September 22, 1973.9 James Robert Eldred died on October 24, 1992 at age 77.9

Census Records

1920Dwelling 99, District 3, Beech Creek, Clinton Co., Pennsylvania7
1930Dwelling 88, District 5, Beech Creek, Clinton Co., Pennsylvania3
1940Dwelling 92, District 18-5, Beech Creek, Clinton Co., Pennsylvania4

Occupation

1940Railroad trucker4

Family 1

Flora Irene Archey b. April 1, 1911, d. December 7, 1965
Marriage*James Robert Eldred married Flora Irene Archey on June 19, 1940 at Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania.6,10 

Family 2

Daisy Sagers
Marriage*James Robert Eldred married Daisy Sagers on September 22, 1973.9 

Citations

  1. [S2927] Lock Haven Express, From the Elba Eldred obituary in the Aug 18, 1951 edition.
  2. [S2927] Lock Haven Express, From the LaRoy C. Eldred obituary in the Apr 20, 1953 edition.
  3. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S3706] 1926–1975, RG 147. The National Archives at Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia Records of the Selective Service System, U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947.
  6. [S6302] Salt Lake City, UT Marriage Records. Pennsylvania Marriages. FamilySearch, Pennsylvania, Marriages, 1852-1968.
  7. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S2927] Lock Haven Express, From the Alice E. Eldred obituary in the Jan 13, 1975 edition.
  9. [S9264] Rest Haven Memorial Park, Clinton Co., PA, online www.findagrave.com.
  10. [S4652] Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1964.

Virginia Harriet Edge1

F, b. November 4, 1906, d. April 25, 1989
     Virginia Harriet Edge was buried at Rest Haven Memorial Park, Lock Haven, Clinton Co., Pennsylvania.1 Her Social Security Number was 179-16-8797.2 She was born on November 4, 1906 at Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania.1,2 As of September 23, 1925,her married name was Eldred.1 She married William Kenneth Eldred, son of LaRoy Clayton "Roy" Eldred and Elba Oneida "Elbie" Leathers, on September 23, 1925.1 Virginia Harriet Edge died on April 25, 1989 at Mill Hall, Clinton Co., Pennsylvania, at age 82.1

Census Records

1930Dwelling 92, District 5, Beech Creek, Clinton Co., Pennsylvania3
1940Dwelling 273, District 18-30, Mill Hall, Clinton Co., Pennsylvania4

Family

William Kenneth Eldred b. October 6, 1902, d. July 23, 1987
Marriage*Virginia Harriet Edge married William Kenneth Eldred, son of LaRoy Clayton "Roy" Eldred and Elba Oneida "Elbie" Leathers, on September 23, 1925.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S2930] Families of Central Pennsylvania, online http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/8300705/person/1222992705
  2. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  3. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S2915] Times, The, From the Richard C. Eldred obituary in the May 29, 2015 edition.

William Kenneth Eldred Jr.1,2,3,4

M, b. August 23, 1926, d. August 8, 2006
FatherWilliam Kenneth Eldred1,5,6 b. October 6, 1902, d. July 23, 1987
MotherVirginia Harriet Edge1,5,6 b. November 4, 1906, d. April 25, 1989
     His Social Security Number was 210-16-5981.7 William Kenneth Eldred Jr. was buried at Blanchard Church of Christ Cemetery, Blanchard, Centre Co., Pennsylvania.4 He was born on August 23, 1926 at Wall, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania.7,2,3 He married Lorraine Elizabeth Heverly on September 20, 1947 at Clinton Co., Pennsylvania.8 William Kenneth Eldred Jr. died on August 8, 2006 at Florida at age 79.7

Census Records

1930Dwelling 92, District 5, Beech Creek, Clinton Co., Pennsylvania1
1940Dwelling 273, District 18-30, Mill Hall, Clinton Co., Pennsylvania5

Family

Lorraine Elizabeth Heverly b. July 17, 1926, d. July 26, 2001
Marriage*William Kenneth Eldred Jr. married Lorraine Elizabeth Heverly on September 20, 1947 at Clinton Co., Pennsylvania.8 

Citations

  1. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S3706] 1926–1975, RG 147. The National Archives at Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia Records of the Selective Service System, U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947.
  3. [S4487] Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Pennsylvania, Veteran Compensation Applications, WWII, 1950.
  4. [S3172] Blanchard Church of Christ Cemetery, Centre Co., PA, online http://www.findagrave.com
  5. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S2915] Times, The, From the Richard C. Eldred obituary in the May 29, 2015 edition.
  7. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  8. [S2930] Families of Central Pennsylvania, online http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/8300705/person/1222992705

Virginia Oneida Eldred1,2

F, b. circa 1928
FatherWilliam Kenneth Eldred1,2,3 b. October 6, 1902, d. July 23, 1987
MotherVirginia Harriet Edge1,2,3 b. November 4, 1906, d. April 25, 1989
     Virginia Oneida Eldred was born circa 1928 at Pennsylvania.1 As of June 19, 1955,her married name was Royer.4 She married Dean Richard Royer on June 19, 1955 at Clinton Co., Pennsylvania.4,5

Census Records

1930Dwelling 92, District 5, Beech Creek, Clinton Co., Pennsylvania1
1940Dwelling 273, District 18-30, Mill Hall, Clinton Co., Pennsylvania2

Family

Dean Richard Royer b. October 14, 1923, d. February, 1978
Marriage*Virginia Oneida Eldred married Dean Richard Royer on June 19, 1955 at Clinton Co., Pennsylvania.4,5 
Children

Citations

  1. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S2915] Times, The, From the Richard C. Eldred obituary in the May 29, 2015 edition.
  4. [S2930] Families of Central Pennsylvania, online http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/8300705/person/1222992705
  5. [S2759] Times, The, From the Craig Royer obituary in the Dec 31, 2006 edition.

Richard C. Eldred1,2,3

M, b. October 3, 1929, d. May 25, 2015
FatherWilliam Kenneth Eldred1,4,3 b. October 6, 1902, d. July 23, 1987
MotherVirginia Harriet Edge1,4,3 b. November 4, 1906, d. April 25, 1989
     Richard C. Eldred was buried at Rest Haven Memorial Park, Lock Haven, Clinton Co., Pennsylvania.3 He was born on October 3, 1929 at Beech Creek, Clinton Co., Pennsylvania.2,3 He died on May 25, 2015 at Bordentown, Burlington Co., New Jersey, at age 85.2,3 He Richard C. Eldred, 85, of Bordentown, NJ, passed away Monday, May 25, 2015, at his residence. He was born in Beech Creek, PA, Oct. 3, 1929, to the late William and Virginia Edge Eldred. Richard was a graduate of Lock Haven High School and worked at the former Woolworths in Lock Haven. Upon moving to New Jersey, he opened his own pet shop, known as Noah's Ark Pet Shop in Princeton, NJ. He retired from the pet shop after many years of service. Richard raised Morgan horses for many years and had been a member of the American Morgan Horse Association. He also enjoyed going to auctions. Survivors include a brother, James H. Eldred of Mill Hall, PA; a sister, Barbara (Arnie) Ylonen of Warren, Ohio; several nieces and nephews, and a good friend, Bill Turner. He was preceded in death by a brother, Bill Eldred, and a sister, Virginia Royer. Funeral services for Richard C. Eldred will be held on Saturday, May 30, 2015, at 11 a.m. in the Yost-Gedon Funeral Home & Cremation Services, LLC, 121 W. Main St. Lock Haven, PA. Officiating will be Pastor Mark Riley. Family and friends will be received in the funeral home Saturday morning from 10 a.m. until the time of services. Interment will be in the Rest Haven Memorial Park, Lock Haven. on May 29, 2015.3

Census Records

1930Dwelling 92, District 5, Beech Creek, Clinton Co., Pennsylvania1
1940Dwelling 273, District 18-30, Mill Hall, Clinton Co., Pennsylvania4

Citations

  1. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S8391] New Jersey State Archives, New Jersey, Death Index, 1901-2017.
  3. [S2915] Times, The, From the Richard C. Eldred obituary in the May 29, 2015 edition.
  4. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Lorraine Elizabeth Heverly1,2

F, b. July 17, 1926, d. July 26, 2001
     Lorraine Elizabeth Heverly was buried at Blanchard Church of Christ Cemetery, Blanchard, Centre Co., Pennsylvania.3 Her Social Security Number was 184-20-1295.4 She was born on July 17, 1926 at Blanchard, Centre Co., Pennsylvania.1,4,2 As of September 20, 1947,her married name was Eldred.1 She married William Kenneth Eldred Jr., son of William Kenneth Eldred and Virginia Harriet Edge, on September 20, 1947 at Clinton Co., Pennsylvania.1 Lorraine Elizabeth Heverly died on July 26, 2001 at age 75.1,4

Family

William Kenneth Eldred Jr. b. August 23, 1926, d. August 8, 2006
Marriage*She married William Kenneth Eldred Jr., son of William Kenneth Eldred and Virginia Harriet Edge, on September 20, 1947 at Clinton Co., Pennsylvania.1 

Citations

  1. [S2930] Families of Central Pennsylvania, online http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/8300705/person/1222992705
  2. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  3. [S3172] Blanchard Church of Christ Cemetery, Centre Co., PA, online http://www.findagrave.com
  4. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.

Dean Richard Royer1,2,3,4,5

M, b. October 14, 1923, d. February, 1978
     Dean Richard Royer was buried at Saint Pauls Lutheran Cemetery, Lamar Township, Clinton Co., Pennsylvania.1,5 His Social Security Number was 188-14-3613.6 He was born on October 14, 1923 at Clinton Co., Pennsylvania.1,6,2,3,4 He married Virginia Oneida Eldred, daughter of William Kenneth Eldred and Virginia Harriet Edge, on June 19, 1955 at Clinton Co., Pennsylvania.1,7 Dean Richard Royer died in February, 1978 at Lock Haven, Clinton Co., Pennsylvania, at age 54.1

Family

Virginia Oneida Eldred b. circa 1928
Marriage*He married Virginia Oneida Eldred, daughter of William Kenneth Eldred and Virginia Harriet Edge, on June 19, 1955 at Clinton Co., Pennsylvania.1,7 
Children

Citations

  1. [S2930] Families of Central Pennsylvania, online http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/8300705/person/1222992705
  2. [S3706] 1926–1975, RG 147. The National Archives at Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia Records of the Selective Service System, U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947.
  3. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  4. [S4487] Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Pennsylvania, Veteran Compensation Applications, WWII, 1950.
  5. [S9359] Saint Pauls Lutheran Cemetery, Clinton Co. PA, online www.findagrave.com.
  6. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  7. [S2759] Times, The, From the Craig Royer obituary in the Dec 31, 2006 edition.

Craig Alan Royer1

M, b. January 9, 1958, d. December 28, 2006
FatherDean Richard Royer2,3 b. October 14, 1923, d. February, 1978
MotherVirginia Oneida Eldred2,3 b. circa 1928
     His Social Security Number was 198-50-4707.4 Craig Alan Royer was buried at Chapel Lawn Memorial Gardens, Schererville, Lake Co., Indiana.3,1 He married Marilynn J. Pearson.3,1 Craig Alan Royer was born on January 9, 1958 at Lock Haven, Clinton Co., Pennsylvania.2,4,1 He died on December 28, 2006 at Laporte, Laporte Co., Indiana, at age 48.2,4,3,1 He Craig Royer, age 48, passed away suddenly on December 28, 2006. He is survived by his loving wife, Marilynn (nee Pearson). Craig also leaves to mourn his passing, his mother, Virginia (nee Eldred); his sisters: Vicky (Wes) Baes and Cindy (George) Gray. He was the uncle of many nieces and nephews. Craig was preceded in death by his father, Dean Royer. Family and friends are invited to gather on Tuesday, January 2, 2007 from 2:00-8:00 p.m. at the Chapel Lawn Funeral Home, 8178 Cline Ave. (P.O. Box 109), Schererville, IN. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, January 3, 2007 at 10:30 a.m. at the funeral home with Pastor Jerry Martin officiating. Interment Chapel Lawn Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Craig's name to the Humane Society, Munster, IN or the Salvation Army. Craig was employed at Clean Streams with seven years of service. He loved his precious animals: Joshua, Rebekah, Angel, Ezekiel and Noah. For information, call (219) 365-9554. on December 31, 2006.3

Family

Marilynn J. Pearson
Marriage*He married Marilynn J. Pearson.3,1 

Citations

  1. [S5629] Indiana Archives and Records Administration, Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011.
  2. [S2930] Families of Central Pennsylvania, online http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/8300705/person/1222992705
  3. [S2759] Times, The, From the Craig Royer obituary in the Dec 31, 2006 edition.
  4. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.

Rev. John Beaver Polsgrove1,2

M, b. October 11, 1836, d. June 27, 1918
     Rev. John Beaver Polsgrove was buried at Dunnstown Cemetery, Dunnstown, Clinton Co., Pennsylvania.2 He was born on October 11, 1836 at Pennsylvania.3,2 He married Amelia Devling, daughter of William Eugene Devling and Mary Ann Williamson, in 1860.1,4,2,5 Rev. John Beaver Polsgrove died on June 27, 1918 at Chattanooga, Hamilton Co., Tennessee, at age 81.2

Census Records

1870Dwelling 8, Ward 1, Williamsport, Lycoming Co., Pennsylvania6
1880Dwelling 71, District 168, Catawissa, Columbia Co., Pennsylvania7
1900Dwelling 67, District 67, Ward 7, Harrisburg, Dauphin Co., Pennsylvania3
1910Dwelling 169, District 7, Ward 4, Carlisle, Cumberland Co., Pennsylvania8

Occupation

1870Gospel minister6
1880Clergyman7
1900Minister3
1910Church clergyman8

Family

Amelia Devling b. June 3, 1840, d. October 28, 1924
Marriage*Rev. John Beaver Polsgrove married Amelia Devling, daughter of William Eugene Devling and Mary Ann Williamson, in 1860.1,4,2,5 
Children

Citations

  1. [S2946] U.S., Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970, online http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2204&enc=1, From the Lynn Harold Harris application.
  2. [S2924] Dunnstown Cemetery, Clinton Co., PA, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GSln=devling&GSfn=agnes&GSbyrel=all&GSdyrel=all&GSob=n&GRid=36943197&CRid=204763&df=all&
  3. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S4652] Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1964.
  5. [S9374] Sentinel, The, From the Amelia D. Polsgrove obituary in the Oct 29, 1924 edition.
  6. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S9300] Daily Item, The, From the Mary Polsgrove Harris obituary in the Dec 10, 1940 edition.

Mary A. Polsgrove1,2,3,4,5,6

F, b. November 6, 1865, d. December 7, 1940
FatherRev. John Beaver Polsgrove1,2,7,3,4,5,6 b. October 11, 1836, d. June 27, 1918
MotherAmelia Devling1,2,7,3,4,5,6 b. June 3, 1840, d. October 28, 1924
     Mary A. Polsgrove was buried at Dunnstown Cemetery, Dunnstown, Clinton Co., Pennsylvania.8,5 She was born on November 6, 1865 at Catawissa, Columbia Co., Pennsylvania.5 As of 1884,her married name was Harris.1 She married James Linn Harris in 1884.1,9,8,10,5,6 Mary A. Polsgrove and James Linn Harris were divorced circa 1887.9 Mary A. Polsgrove Carlisle, Pa., March 3. — Separated for thirty years following a divorce, Mrs. Marie Polsgrove Harris, of Carlisle, and James Lyn Harris, of Bellefonte, parents of Lynn Harold Harris, the magazine writer, will remarry, according to an announcement made on Friday by Dr. and Mrs. J. B. Polsgrove, parents of Mrs. Harris. Harris is 65 and Mrs. Harris, 47. They were divorced in Shamokin and were reconciled while on a visit to Atlantic City by the parents of Harris. Mrs. Harris has gained considerable prominence thru producing plays and writing stories and verse. The wedding will take place in June. on March 3, 1917.9 She married James Linn Harris in June, 1917 at Pennsylvania.9 Mary A. Polsgrove died on December 7, 1940 at Lock Haven, Clinton Co., Pennsylvania, at age 75.11,5 She Mrs. Mary Polsgrove Harris, widow of J. Linn Harris, died at her home in Lock Haven Saturday night following a heart attack. She was a daughter of the late Rev. and Mrs. John E. Polsgrove, her father having been a former district superintendent of the Methodist church, and was born in Catawissa. Surviving are a son, Dr. Lynn Harold Harris, dean of National Park College, Washington, D. C, and a granddaughter. on December 10, 1940.6

Census Records

1870Dwelling 8, Ward 1, Williamsport, Lycoming Co., Pennsylvania2
1880Dwelling 71, District 168, Catawissa, Columbia Co., Pennsylvania4
1900Dwelling 67, District 67, Ward 7, Harrisburg, Dauphin Co., Pennsylvania7
1910Dwelling 169, District 7, Ward 4, Carlisle, Cumberland Co., Pennsylvania3
1920Dwelling 25, District 7, Ward 4, Carlisle, Cumberland Co., Pennsylvania12
1930Dwelling 431, District 20, Lock Haven, Clinton Co., Pennsylvania13

Family

James Linn Harris b. June 18, 1863, d. September 12, 1938
Marriage*Mary A. Polsgrove married James Linn Harris in 1884.1,9,8,10,5,6 
Divorce* Mary A. Polsgrove and James Linn Harris were divorced circa 1887.9 
Marriage Mary A. Polsgrove married James Linn Harris in June, 1917 at Pennsylvania.9 
Child

Citations

  1. [S2946] U.S., Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970, online http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2204&enc=1, From the Lynn Harold Harris application.
  2. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S4652] Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1964.
  6. [S9300] Daily Item, The, From the Mary Polsgrove Harris obituary in the Dec 10, 1940 edition.
  7. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S2924] Dunnstown Cemetery, Clinton Co., PA, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GSln=devling&GSfn=agnes&GSbyrel=all&GSdyrel=all&GSob=n&GRid=36943197&CRid=204763&df=all&
  9. [S2948] Lebanon Daily News, From an article in the Mar 3, 1917 edition.
  10. [S9374] Sentinel, The, From the Amelia D. Polsgrove obituary in the Oct 29, 1924 edition.
  11. [S2927] Lock Haven Express, From an article in the Aug 8, 1942 edition.
  12. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  13. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  14. [S6302] Salt Lake City, UT Marriage Records. Pennsylvania Marriages. FamilySearch, Pennsylvania, Marriages, 1852-1968.

James Linn Harris1,2,3,4,5

M, b. June 18, 1863, d. September 12, 1938
     James Linn Harris was buried at Dunnstown Cemetery, Dunnstown, Clinton Co., Pennsylvania.2,4 He was born on June 18, 1863 at Bellefonte, Centre Co., Pennsylvania.4 He married Mary A. Polsgrove, daughter of Rev. John Beaver Polsgrove and Amelia Devling, in 1884.1,6,2,7,4,3 James Linn Harris and Mary A. Polsgrove were divorced circa 1887.6 James Linn Harris married Mary A. Polsgrove, daughter of Rev. John Beaver Polsgrove and Amelia Devling, in June, 1917 at Pennsylvania.6 James Linn Harris died on September 12, 1938 at Lock Haven, Clinton Co., Pennsylvania, at age 75.4,5 He J. Linn Harris died at 6.20 o'clock last evening at his home, 421 West Main Street, after an illness of two weeks. Death was caused by a heart condition aggravated by bronchitis. A week ago his condition became worse and yesterday morning he lapsed into a coma, the end coming peacefully. His son, Dr. Linn H. Harris, president of Blue Ridge College, New Windsor, Md., arrived at his bedside a few minutes before he died. Funeral services will be held at the home Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock, with the Masonic fraternity in charge. His intimate friend, the Rev. J. W. Claudy, warden of Rockview Penitentiary, will speak at the services. Interment will be made in Dunnstown Cemetery. Mr. Harris, who was in his 75th year, was born in Bellefonte, the son of John P. and Mary Scott Harris. Educated at the Bellefonte schools and the Pennsylvania State College, he began his business career as an assistant to his father, who was a cashier in Bellefonte bank. He took an active and prominent part in Republican politics, having been chairman of the Centre County Republican Committee for several years. He served in the state treasurer's office at Harrisburg and on the State Forestry Board. Largely through his influence, the Western Penitentiary was located at Rockview. When that institution was formally completed in 1915, Mr. Harris was given the tributes of his neighbors for the part he played in having the site selected in Centre County. His interest in the institution continued throughout his life, both as a trustee and through his acquaintance with Dr. Claudy. In 1921, Mr. Harris removed to this city better to look after the interests of the Bellefonte Company which has its quarries at Salona. While here he attended the Great Island Presbyterian Church and became a member of the Rotary Club. He was a member of the Presbyterian Church at Bellefonte. A 32nd degree Mason, he was associated with the Williamsport Consistory and was a past president of Temple Club here and with the Jaffa Temple at Altoona. He was a past exalted ruler of the Bellefonte Lodge of Elks. He had extensive timber and coal interests, the latter being located in the Black Moshannon district of Centre County. In addition to his wife and son, Mr. Harris is survived by two sisters, Dr. Edith Schad, Pittsburgh, and Mrs. Frank Warfield, Bellefonte, one brother, Dr. Edward Harris, Snow Shoe, and by one granddaughter, Elizabeth. on September 13, 1938.5

Census Records

1920Dwelling 25, District 7, Ward 4, Carlisle, Cumberland Co., Pennsylvania8
1930Dwelling 431, District 20, Lock Haven, Clinton Co., Pennsylvania9

Occupation

1920Harrisburg state justice8
1930Stone quarry manager9

Family

Mary A. Polsgrove b. November 6, 1865, d. December 7, 1940
Marriage*James Linn Harris married Mary A. Polsgrove, daughter of Rev. John Beaver Polsgrove and Amelia Devling, in 1884.1,6,2,7,4,3 
Divorce* James Linn Harris and Mary A. Polsgrove were divorced circa 1887.6 
Marriage James Linn Harris married Mary A. Polsgrove, daughter of Rev. John Beaver Polsgrove and Amelia Devling, in June, 1917 at Pennsylvania.6 
Child

Citations

  1. [S2946] U.S., Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970, online http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2204&enc=1, From the Lynn Harold Harris application.
  2. [S2924] Dunnstown Cemetery, Clinton Co., PA, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GSln=devling&GSfn=agnes&GSbyrel=all&GSdyrel=all&GSob=n&GRid=36943197&CRid=204763&df=all&
  3. [S9300] Daily Item, The, From the Mary Polsgrove Harris obituary in the Dec 10, 1940 edition.
  4. [S4652] Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1964.
  5. [S2929] Express, The, From the J. Linn Harris obituary in the Sep 13, 1938 edition.
  6. [S2948] Lebanon Daily News, From an article in the Mar 3, 1917 edition.
  7. [S9374] Sentinel, The, From the Amelia D. Polsgrove obituary in the Oct 29, 1924 edition.
  8. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S6302] Salt Lake City, UT Marriage Records. Pennsylvania Marriages. FamilySearch, Pennsylvania, Marriages, 1852-1968.

Dr. Lynn Harold Harris1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9

M, b. November 26, 1885, d. October 25, 1965
FatherJames Linn Harris1,3,5,6,10 b. June 18, 1863, d. September 12, 1938
MotherMary A. Polsgrove1,11,2,3,5,6 b. November 6, 1865, d. December 7, 1940
     Dr. Lynn Harold Harris was buried at Cape County Memorial Park Cemetery, 2315 Highway 61 North, Cape Girardeau, Cape Girardeau Co., Missouri.7,8 His Social Security Number was 215-18-0192.12 He was born on November 26, 1885 at Milton, Northumberland Co., Pennsylvania.1,4,12,13,8,9 He married Rhoda Edna Reeser on August 27, 1914 at Lewistown, Mifflin Co., Pennsylvania.6,9 Dr. Lynn Harold Harris died on October 25, 1965 at Tampa, Hillsborough Co., Florida, at age 79.12,7,8,9 He CAPE GIRARDEAU — Dr. Lynn H. Harris, 79, a former member of the English department at Southeast Missouri State College, died Monday in Tampa, Fla. He was born Nov. 6, 1885 in Belleforde, Pa. Services will be held Thursday In Tampa at the Curry Funeral Home. The body will arrive here Saturday. Graveside services will be held in Memorial Park at 2 p.m. Saturday with the Rev. C. E. Mount officiating. Dr. Harris taught freshman English at State College from 1945 until he retired in 1956. He taught English at Stephens College in Columbia before coming here. on October 27, 1965.7

Census Records

1900Dwelling 67, District 67, Ward 7, Harrisburg, Dauphin Co., Pennsylvania11
1910Dwelling 169, District 7, Ward 4, Carlisle, Cumberland Co., Pennsylvania2
1920Dwelling 275, District 154, Ward 1, Chattanooga, Hamilton Co., Tennessee14
1930Dwelling 47, Ward 103, West Bridgewater, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts15
1940National Park College, District 16-52B, Election District 13, Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania16

Occupation

1920University professor14
1930Private school principal15
1940Junior college dean16

Family

Rhoda Edna Reeser b. August 29, 1884, d. April 14, 1957
Marriage*Dr. Lynn Harold Harris married Rhoda Edna Reeser on August 27, 1914 at Lewistown, Mifflin Co., Pennsylvania.6,9 
Child

Citations

  1. [S2946] U.S., Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970, online http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2204&enc=1, From the Lynn Harold Harris application.
  2. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S2948] Lebanon Daily News, From an article in the Mar 3, 1917 edition.
  4. [S1253] Selective Service System United States, U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942.
  5. [S9300] Daily Item, The, From the Mary Polsgrove Harris obituary in the Dec 10, 1940 edition.
  6. [S6302] Salt Lake City, UT Marriage Records. Pennsylvania Marriages. FamilySearch, Pennsylvania, Marriages, 1852-1968.
  7. [S6794] Daily Standard, The, From the Lynn H. Harris obituary in the Oct 27, 1965 edition.
  8. [S9375] Cape County Memorial Park Cemetery, Cape Girardeau Co., MO, online www.findagrave.com.
  9. [S8465] Unknown compiler, North America, Family Histories, 1500-2000.
  10. [S2929] Express, The, From the J. Linn Harris obituary in the Sep 13, 1938 edition.
  11. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  13. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  14. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  15. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  16. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  17. [S4309] New Hampshire Bureau of Vital Records and Health Statistics, New Hampshire, Marriage Records Index, 1637-1947.
  18. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.