Joanna Castillo1

Last Edited10 Jun 2016
F, #175110, b. circa 1558, d. 1586
     Joanna Castillo was born circa 1558 at La Roda de Andalucía, Seville, Andalusia, Spain.1 She married Sebastian Y Cortez on 24 September 1579 at Fustiñana, Navarra, Spain.1 Joanna Castillo died in 1586 at Kortrijk, West Flanders, Belgium.1

Family

Sebastian Y Cortez b. c 1550, d. 1586
Child

Citations

  1. [S11597] Ancestry.com, Information submitted by christinakortright.

Kier Wolters1

Last Edited10 Jun 2016
M, #175111, b. 1 November 1615, d. May 1670
FatherWouter Kiers1 b. c 1587
MotherElizabeth Belliers1 b. c 1589
     Kier Wolters was christened on 1 November 1615 at Arnhem, Gelderland, Netherlands.1 He married Jannetje Jans Vegter de Biersom, daughter of Jan Ariaen Jans and Neeltje Weber, circa 1649 at Drenthe, Netherlands.1 Kier Wolters died in May 1670 at Fordham, New Haarlem, New Amsterdam, at age 54.1

Family

Jannetje Jans Vegter de Biersom b. 20 Sep 1634, d. 1668
Child

Citations

  1. [S11597] Ancestry.com, Information submitted by Paula Watson.

Jannetje Jans Vegter de Biersom1

Last Edited10 Jun 2016
F, #175112, b. 20 September 1634, d. 1668
FatherJan Ariaen Jans1 b. c 1602
MotherNeeltje Weber1 b. c 1604
     Jannetje Jans Vegter de Biersom was born on 20 September 1634 at Gees, Drenthe, Netherlands.1 She married Kier Wolters, son of Wouter Kiers and Elizabeth Belliers, circa 1649 at Drenthe, Netherlands.1 Jannetje Jans Vegter de Biersom died in 1668 at New Amsterdam.1

Family

Kier Wolters b. 1 Nov 1615, d. May 1670
Child

Citations

  1. [S11597] Ancestry.com, Information submitted by Paula Watson.

Jan Ariaen Jans1

Last Edited10 Jun 2016
M, #175113, b. circa 1602
     Jan Ariaen Jans was born circa 1602 at Drenthe, Netherlands.1 He married Neeltje Weber circa 1625 at Netherlands.1

Family

Neeltje Weber b. c 1604
Child

Citations

  1. [S11597] Ancestry.com, Information submitted by Paula Watson.

Neeltje Weber1

Last Edited10 Jun 2016
F, #175114, b. circa 1604
     Neeltje Weber was born circa 1604 at Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands.1 She married Jan Ariaen Jans circa 1625 at Netherlands.1

Family

Jan Ariaen Jans b. c 1602
Child

Citations

  1. [S11597] Ancestry.com, Information submitted by Paula Watson.

Wouter Kiers1

Last Edited10 Jun 2016
M, #175115, b. circa 1587
     Wouter Kiers was born circa 1587 at Drenthe, Netherlands.1 He married Elizabeth Belliers circa 1611 at Netherlands.1

Family

Elizabeth Belliers b. c 1589
Child

Citations

  1. [S11597] Ancestry.com, Information submitted by Paula Watson.

Elizabeth Belliers1

Last Edited10 Jun 2016
F, #175116, b. circa 1589
     Elizabeth Belliers was born circa 1589 at Gees, Drenthe, Netherlands.1 She married Wouter Kiers circa 1611 at Netherlands.1

Family

Wouter Kiers b. c 1587
Child

Citations

  1. [S11597] Ancestry.com, Information submitted by Paula Watson.

Jacobus Ryckman1

Last Edited10 Jun 2016
M, #175117, b. 19 January 1700, d. after 14 October 1741
FatherJohannes Albertse Ryckman2 b. 26 Jan 1673, d. 23 Dec 1736
MotherCatherina Kip2 b. 25 Jan 1670, d. 1716
     Jacobus Ryckman was born on 19 January 1700 at Flatbush, Kings, NY.1 He married Geertje Auryanse Adriansen, daughter of Jan Gijsbrecht Adriansen and Vrouwtje Andries Jonkbloet, on 1 September 1723 at Dutch Reformed Church, New Amsterdam, New Amsterdam.1 Jacobus Ryckman died after 14 October 1741 at NY.1

Family

Geertje Auryanse Adriansen b. 22 Mar 1698, d. a 1741
Child

Citations

  1. [S11597] Ancestry.com, Information submitted by carlleesnyder.
  2. [S11597] Ancestry.com, Information submitted by David Lewis.

Geertje Auryanse Adriansen1

Last Edited10 Jun 2016
F, #175118, b. 22 March 1698, d. after 1741
FatherJan Gijsbrecht Adriansen1 b. c 1657, d. 1721
MotherVrouwtje Andries Jonkbloet1 b. Dec 1676, d. 1703
     Geertje Auryanse Adriansen was born on 22 March 1698 at Albany, Albany, NY.1 She married Jacobus Ryckman, son of Johannes Albertse Ryckman and Catherina Kip, on 1 September 1723 at Dutch Reformed Church, New Amsterdam, New Amsterdam.1 Geertje Auryanse Adriansen died after 1741 at NY.1

Family

Jacobus Ryckman b. 19 Jan 1700, d. a 14 Oct 1741
Child

Citations

  1. [S11597] Ancestry.com, Information submitted by carlleesnyder.

Jan Gijsbrecht Adriansen1

Last Edited10 Jun 2016
M, #175119, b. circa 1657, d. 1721
     Jan Gijsbrecht Adriansen was born circa 1657 at Zaandam, North Holland, Netherlands.1 He married Vrouwtje Andries Jonkbloet on 21 August 1696 at New Amsterdam, New Amsterdam.1 Jan Gijsbrecht Adriansen died in 1721 at Closter, Bergen, NJ.1

Family

Vrouwtje Andries Jonkbloet b. Dec 1676, d. 1703
Child

Citations

  1. [S11597] Ancestry.com, Information submitted by carlleesnyder.

Vrouwtje Andries Jonkbloet1

Last Edited10 Jun 2016
F, #175120, b. December 1676, d. 1703
     Vrouwtje Andries Jonkbloet was born in December 1676 at New Amsterdam, New Amsterdam.1 She married Jan Gijsbrecht Adriansen on 21 August 1696 at New Amsterdam, New Amsterdam.1 Vrouwtje Andries Jonkbloet died in 1703 at New Amsterdam, New Amsterdam.1

Family

Jan Gijsbrecht Adriansen b. c 1657, d. 1721
Child

Citations

  1. [S11597] Ancestry.com, Information submitted by carlleesnyder.

Johannes Albertse Ryckman1,2

Last Edited11 Jun 2016
M, #175121, b. 26 January 1673, d. 23 December 1736
FatherAlbert Janse Ryckman2 b. c 1642, d. 12 Jan 1737
MotherNelletje (Cornelia) Quackenbush2 b. c 1650, d. 17 Oct 1738
     Johannes Albertse Ryckman was born on 26 January 1673 at Albany, Albany, NY.2 He married Catherina Kip, daughter of Isaac Hendrickse Kip and Maria de la Montagne, on 11 July 1697 at Flatbush, Kings, NY.2 Johannes Albertse Ryckman died on 23 December 1736 at Kings, NY, at age 63.1

Family

Catherina Kip b. 25 Jan 1670, d. 1716
Child

Citations

  1. [S11597] Ancestry.com, Information submitted by David Lewis.
  2. [S11597] Ancestry.com, Information submitted by Donna Lucas.

Catherina Kip1

Last Edited10 Jun 2016
F, #175122, b. 25 January 1670, d. 1716
FatherIsaac Hendrickse Kip2 b. 10 Jan 1627, d. 24 Dec 1690
MotherMaria de la Montagne2 b. 26 Jan 1636, d. 25 Aug 1711
     Catherina Kip was born on 25 January 1670 at New Amsterdam, New Amsterdam.1 She married Johannes Albertse Ryckman, son of Albert Janse Ryckman and Nelletje (Cornelia) Quackenbush, on 11 July 1697 at Flatbush, Kings, NY.2 Catherina Kip died in 1716 at Westchester, NY.1

Family

Johannes Albertse Ryckman b. 26 Jan 1673, d. 23 Dec 1736
Child

Citations

  1. [S11597] Ancestry.com, Information submitted by David Lewis.
  2. [S11597] Ancestry.com, Information submitted by Donna Lucas.

Isaac Hendrickse Kip1

Last Edited10 Jun 2016
M, #175123, b. 10 January 1627, d. 24 December 1690
FatherHeyndrik Hendrickse Kip1 b. c 1600, d. 14 Sep 1685
MotherTryntie Lubberts1 b. c 1599, d. 1665
     Isaac Hendrickse Kip was born on 10 January 1627 at Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands.1 He married Maria de la Montagne, daughter of Jean Mousnier de la Montagne and Rachel de Forest, on 8 March 1654 at New Haarlem, Manhattan, New York, NY.1 Isaac Hendrickse Kip died on 24 December 1690 at Flatbush, Kings, NY, at age 63.1

Family

Maria de la Montagne b. 26 Jan 1636, d. 25 Aug 1711
Child

Citations

  1. [S11597] Ancestry.com, Information submitted by Donna Lucas.

Maria de la Montagne1

Last Edited10 Jun 2016
F, #175124, b. 26 January 1636, d. 25 August 1711
FatherJean Mousnier de la Montagne1 b. c 1595, d. 10 May 1676
MotherRachel de Forest1 b. c 1609, d. 12 Dec 1643
     Maria de la Montagne was born on 26 January 1636 at At Sea, Madeira, West Indies.1 She married Isaac Hendrickse Kip, son of Heyndrik Hendrickse Kip and Tryntie Lubberts, on 8 March 1654 at New Haarlem, Manhattan, New York, NY.1 Maria de la Montagne died on 25 August 1711 at New Amsterdam, New Amsterdam, at age 75.1

Family

Isaac Hendrickse Kip b. 10 Jan 1627, d. 24 Dec 1690
Child

Citations

  1. [S11597] Ancestry.com, Information submitted by Donna Lucas.

Jean Mousnier de la Montagne1

Last Edited10 Jun 2016
M, #175125, b. circa 1595, d. 10 May 1676
FatherMasion de la Montagne2 b. c 1573
MotherAgnietje ten Waert2 b. c 1573
     Jean Mousnier de la Montagne was born circa 1595 at Saintes, Charente-Maritime, Poitou-Charentes, France.1 He married Rachel de Forest, daughter of Jesse de Forest and Marie du Cloux, on 12 December 1626 at Walloon Church, Leyden, South Holland, Netherlands.1 Jean Mousnier de la Montagne died on 10 May 1676 at Albany, Albany, NY.1

Family

Rachel de Forest b. c 1609, d. 12 Dec 1643
Child

Citations

  1. [S11597] Ancestry.com, Information submitted by Donna Lucas.
  2. [S11597] Ancestry.com, Information submitted by jfox0708.

Rachel de Forest1

Last Edited10 Jun 2016
F, #175126, b. circa 1609, d. 12 December 1643
FatherJesse de Forest2 b. 22 Oct 1576, d. 22 Oct 1624
MotherMarie du Cloux2 b. 17 Nov 1577, d. a 1624
     Rachel de Forest was born circa 1609 at Netherlands.1 She married Jean Mousnier de la Montagne, son of Masion de la Montagne and Agnietje ten Waert, on 12 December 1626 at Walloon Church, Leyden, South Holland, Netherlands.1 Rachel de Forest died on 12 December 1643 at Manhattan, New York, NY.1

Family

Jean Mousnier de la Montagne b. c 1595, d. 10 May 1676
Child

Citations

  1. [S11597] Ancestry.com, Information submitted by Donna Lucas.
  2. [S11597] Ancestry.com, Information submitted by Robert Joseph Hyacinth St. Pierre.

Jesse de Forest1

Last Edited10 Jun 2016
M, #175127, b. 22 October 1576, d. 22 October 1624
FatherJehan (Jan) Melchior de Forest2 b. 22 Oct 1543, d. 22 Oct 1606
MotherAnne Maillard2 b. c 1551, d. 21 Apr 1640
     Jesse de Forest was born on 22 October 1576 at Avesnes, Hainaut, Flanders, Belgium.1 He married Marie du Cloux, daughter of Nicassius du Cloux and Marie Aubertin, on 23 September 1601 at Sedan, Ardenne, Alsace, France.1 Jesse de Forest died on 22 October 1624 at Bocas de Toro, Panama, at age 48.1

Family

Marie du Cloux b. 17 Nov 1577, d. a 1624
Child

Citations

  1. [S11597] Ancestry.com, Information submitted by Robert Joseph Hyacinth St. Pierre.
  2. [S11597] Ancestry.com, Information submitted by wgertz192.

Marie du Cloux1

Last Edited10 Jun 2016
F, #175128, b. 17 November 1577, d. after 1624
FatherNicassius du Cloux1 b. c 1540, d. 16 Mar 1598
MotherMarie Aubertin1 b. c 1544, d. 1598
     Marie du Cloux was born on 17 November 1577 at Avesnes, Hainaut, Flanders, Belgium.1 She married Jesse de Forest, son of Jehan (Jan) Melchior de Forest and Anne Maillard, on 23 September 1601 at Sedan, Ardenne, Alsace, France.1 Marie du Cloux died after 1624 at Leyden, South Holland, Netherlands.1

Family

Jesse de Forest b. 22 Oct 1576, d. 22 Oct 1624
Child

Citations

  1. [S11597] Ancestry.com, Information submitted by Robert Joseph Hyacinth St. Pierre.

Nicassius du Cloux1

Last Edited10 Jun 2016
M, #175129, b. circa 1540, d. 16 March 1598
FatherJean du Cloux1 b. c 1520, d. 17 Nov 1577
MotherFrançoise Roland1 b. c 1518, d. 1588
     Nicassius du Cloux was born circa 1540 at Sedan, Ardenne, Alsace, France.1 He married Marie Aubertin, daughter of Louis Aubertin and Artuze Croyer, in 1563 at Sedan, Ardenne, Alsace, France.1 Nicassius du Cloux died on 16 March 1598 at Meuse, Alsace, France.1

Family

Marie Aubertin b. c 1544, d. 1598
Child

Citations

  1. [S11597] Ancestry.com, Information submitted by Robert Joseph Hyacinth St. Pierre.

Marie Aubertin1

Last Edited10 Jun 2016
F, #175130, b. circa 1544, d. 1598
FatherLouis Aubertin1 b. c 1520, d. a 1544
MotherArtuze Croyer1 b. c 1523, d. a 1544
     Marie Aubertin was born circa 1544 at Sedan, Ardenne, Alsace, France.1 She married Nicassius du Cloux, son of Jean du Cloux and Françoise Roland, in 1563 at Sedan, Ardenne, Alsace, France.1 Marie Aubertin died in 1598 at Meuse, Alsace, France.1

Family

Nicassius du Cloux b. c 1540, d. 16 Mar 1598
Child

Citations

  1. [S11597] Ancestry.com, Information submitted by Robert Joseph Hyacinth St. Pierre.

Louis Aubertin1

Last Edited10 Jun 2016
M, #175131, b. circa 1520, d. after 1544
     Louis Aubertin was born circa 1520 at Meuse, Alsace, France.1 He married Artuze Croyer circa 1543 at Alsace, France.1 Louis Aubertin died after 1544 at Sedan, Ardenne, Alsace, France.1

Family

Artuze Croyer b. c 1523, d. a 1544
Child

Citations

  1. [S11597] Ancestry.com, Information submitted by Robert Joseph Hyacinth St. Pierre.

Artuze Croyer1

Last Edited10 Jun 2016
F, #175132, b. circa 1523, d. after 1544
     Artuze Croyer was born circa 1523 at Meuse, Alsace, France.1 She married Louis Aubertin circa 1543 at Alsace, France.1 Artuze Croyer died after 1544 at Sedan, Ardenne, Alsace, France.1

Family

Louis Aubertin b. c 1520, d. a 1544
Child

Citations

  1. [S11597] Ancestry.com, Information submitted by Robert Joseph Hyacinth St. Pierre.

Jean du Cloux1

Last Edited10 Jun 2016
M, #175133, b. circa 1520, d. 17 November 1577
FatherHenri du Cloux, Baron de Varangéville1 b. c 1487, d. 1570
MotherMargo de Cloys1 b. c 1487, d. a 1520
     Jean du Cloux was born circa 1520 at Avesnes, Hainaut, Flanders, Belgium.1 He married Françoise Roland circa 1539 at France.1 Jean du Cloux died on 17 November 1577 at of Sedan, Ardenne, Alsace, France.1

Family

Françoise Roland b. c 1518, d. 1588
Child

Citations

  1. [S11597] Ancestry.com, Information submitted by Robert Joseph Hyacinth St. Pierre.

Françoise Roland1

Last Edited10 Jun 2016
F, #175134, b. circa 1518, d. 1588
     Françoise Roland was born circa 1518 at Avesnes, Hainaut, Flanders, Belgium.1 She married Jean du Cloux, son of Henri du Cloux, Baron de Varangéville and Margo de Cloys, circa 1539 at France.1 Françoise Roland died in 1588 at of Sedan, Ardenne, Alsace, France.1

Family

Jean du Cloux b. c 1520, d. 17 Nov 1577
Child

Citations

  1. [S11597] Ancestry.com, Information submitted by Robert Joseph Hyacinth St. Pierre.

Henri du Cloux, Baron de Varangéville1

Last Edited10 Jun 2016
M, #175135, b. circa 1487, d. 1570
FatherJean du Cloux2 b. c 1465, d. c 1522
MotherFelicite du Guescline2 b. c 1465, d. 1565
     Henri du Cloux, Baron de Varangéville was born circa 1487 at Aquitaine, France.1 He married Margo de Cloys, daughter of Jean de Cloys, circa 1510 at France.1 Henri du Cloux, Baron de Varangéville died in 1570 at Varangéville, Meurthe-et-Moselle, Lorraine, France.1

Family

Margo de Cloys b. c 1487, d. a 1520
Child

Citations

  1. [S11597] Ancestry.com, Information submitted by Robert Joseph Hyacinth St. Pierre.
  2. [S11597] Ancestry.com, Information submitted by RICHARD COSBY.

Margo de Cloys1

Last Edited10 Jun 2016
F, #175136, b. circa 1487, d. after 1520
FatherJean de Cloys2 b. c 1463
     Margo de Cloys was born circa 1487 at France.1 She married Henri du Cloux, Baron de Varangéville, son of Jean du Cloux and Felicite du Guescline, circa 1510 at France.1 Margo de Cloys died after 1520.1

Family

Henri du Cloux, Baron de Varangéville b. c 1487, d. 1570
Child

Citations

  1. [S11597] Ancestry.com, Information submitted by Robert Joseph Hyacinth St. Pierre.
  2. [S11597] Ancestry.com, Information submitted by RICHARD COSBY.

Robert Burns Thomas1,2,3

Last Edited10 Jun 2016
M, #175137, b. 5 October 1828, d. 29 September 1912
FatherAndrew Thomas4 b. c 1806
MotherNancy Nixon4 b. c 1807
     Robert Burns Thomas was born on 5 October 1828 at Finleyville, Washington, PA.1,5,6,3,7 He married Elizabeth Galbraith, daughter of William Galbraith and Isabella Welch, in October 1850 at Pittsburgh, Allegheny, PA.1,8,7 Robert Burns Thomas died on 29 September 1912 at Clarion, Clarion, PA, at age 83.3

Family

Elizabeth Galbraith b. 26 May 1832
Child

Citations

  1. [S11611] 1860 Census, 20 July 1860, Paint Township, Clarion Co., PA. Page 6. Household: Robert Thomas, age 28, engineer, born in PA; Elizabeth, age 25, born in PA; George, age 5, born in PA; Minerva, age 3, born in PA; Nancy, age 3 months, born in PA.
  2. [S11612] 1870 Census, 13 June 1870: Piney Township, Clarion Co., PA, page 26.
    Robt B. Thomas, age 38, Engineer, born in PA; Elizabeth, age 36, born in PA; George, age 15, store clerk, born in PA; Minerva, age 13, born in PA; Elizabeth, age 10, born in PA; Margaret, age 6, born in PA, William age 4, born in PA; Mary, age 4, born in PA.
  3. [S11706] Death Certificate, Robert Burns Thomas died 29 September 1912 at Clarion, Clarion, PA. Certificate # 82151. Born 5 October 1826, age 85 years, 11 months, 23 days. Plummer (sic) by trade. Born in Washington Co., PA. Father: Andrew Thomas, born in Washington Co., PA. Mother: Nancy Nixson, born in Washington Co., PA. Informant: Harry W. Thomas of Clarion PA. (son). Buried on 2 October 1912.
  4. [S11609] 1850 Census, 12 August 1850, Nottingham Twp, Washington Co., PA. Page 225A.: All born in PA. Andrew Thomas, age 44, farmer; Nancy, age 43; Margaret, age 22; Robert, age 18 (he was really 23), farmer; Mary, age 19; Libertin, age 15, farmer; Rebecca, age 13; Andrew, age 10; William, age 8; Sarah J., age 6; James, age 2; Elizabeth, age 7 months.
  5. [S11613] 1880 Census, 1 June 1880: Clarion Borough, Clarion Co., PA. Page 20, Supervisor's District 10, Enumeration District 66: Robert B., age 49, plumber, born in PA, parents, too; Amanda J., age 26, born in PA, parents, too; Maggie, age 16, born in PA; William L, age 13, clerk in store, born in PA; Robert A., age 9, born in PA; Lulu, age 3, born in PA; Harry, age 1 month (May), born in PA.
  6. [S11619] 1900 Census, 18 June 1900: Clarion Borough, Clarion Co., PA. Supervisor's District 14, Enumeration District 6, Sheet 15B.
    Robert B., b. October 1830, age 69, married 25 years, born in PA as well as parents, plumber; Amana (Amanda), b. October 1854, age 45, married 25 years, 4 children, all living, born in PA as well as parents; Blanche, born May 1863, age 27, born in PA, dressmaker; Lulu, born, Feb 1877, age 23, born in PA (no occupation listed); Harry W, born May 1880, age 20, born in PA, compositor; Albert B, born July 1891, age 8, born in PA.
  7. [S11700] Find a Grave, Birth: Oct. 5, 1826
    Finleyville
    Washington County
    Pennsylvania, USA Death: Sep. 29, 1912
    Clarion
    Clarion County
    Pennsylvania, USA 
    The hand of the grim reaper, death was laid upon one of our oldest citizens Sunday evening, Sept. 29, 1912, at ten minutes past six o'clock, as the sun was about setting, when the life of Robert B. Thomas, of South Fifth avenue and Elss street, was closed here, and the spirit took its flight back to the God who gave it. On account of his advanced age, Mr. Thomas had been failing quite steadily in health since last spring, and there were frequent rallies when it seemed as though he would recover his health and physical powers. But within the recent past it became apparent that the end was drawing near, as he grew weaker and weaker. Finally the final summons came and he responded to the call. His death was probably occasioned not so much by disease as by old age-the body was worn with its years of toil and struggle, and he was ready for the rest that remaineth for the people of God.

    Mr. Thomas frequently expressed himself as being ready for the change and prepared for the transition from this life to the next. He had received careful religious training from his parents and early in his manhood he embraced religion and became a member of the Presbyterian church, and when he moved to Clarion in 1872 he brought his church membership with him and has been a steadfast adherent of the church in this place ever since.

    Robert Burns Thomas was the son of Andrew and Nancy Nixon Thomas and was born October 5, 1826, in Finleyville, Washington county, Pa., where he grew to manhood. He went to Pittsburg when very young and by serving a number of years learned the trade of a machinist and stationary engineer. He went west as far as Iowa where he worked for some time after completing his profession and in 1845 was head engineer of the Paul Anderson, the largest boat which plied between Pittsburg and New Orleans. But he returned to the east as more promising in his line of work, and was frequently heard to tell how he walked into Clarion on the evening before Christmas, 1856, on his way to Penn Mills in Paint township where he was to install the boilers and engine. He remained there for some time, but he also worked at several of the iron furnaces which had abounded in Clarion county, 3nd it is believed he was employed at the old Madison Furnace when it finally closed down.

    He was an expert machinist in his day and was always a careful and conscientious workman; nothing was ever slighted. He was the contractor in charge of the installation of the original water works in Clarion and superintended them some years afterward. He also installed the water plants at Brookville, Reynoldsville, Punxsutawney, St. Marys and New Bethlehem. All of this work was done in the best possible manner and showed Mr. Thomas' skill and ability in handling such work. It is claimed by some who should know the facts that he constructed or laid the first gas pipe line into Clarion from the field east of town. All through the oil excitement in Clarion and vicinity Mr. Thomas' services were always in demand and wherever he worked he gave entire satisfaction, winning the approval of those who employed him.

    In October, 1850, Mr. Thomas and Miss Elizabeth Galbraith were married in Pittsburgh, and from this union the following children survive: George L., the postmaster at New Bethlehem; Mrs. S.T. Stringfellow, Beaver township; W. Lincoln Thomas, South Brownsville, Pa.; Mrs. Wm. Knappman, Hamilton, Ontario; and Robert A., editor of the East Brady Review. Two children and the wife and mother died. The deceased was married the second time in 1876 to Miss Amanda Schrum, of Sligo, and the following children, with Mrs. Thomas, survive: Mrs. C. C. McClincy, Buffalo, N.Y.; Mrs. D.B. McBride, Harry W. and Albert B., all of Clarion.

    To the bereaved widow and children the sympathy of all is extended. Mr. Thomas was a man who loved his fellow man and had the fraternal feeling strongly developed in him. As early as 1847 while in the west with headquarters in Iowa he was a member of the Sons of Temperance. He afterwards held membership in the Odd Fellows fraternity for many years, and in 1866 he was made a Mason in Clarion Lodge No. 277, since which time he has been one of the most steadfast members and loyal supporters of the order. It was appropriate and most natural that the last rites of that order should be given him as his body was laid away in the tomb and with impressive ceremony the lodge in a body attended the funeral Wednesday afternoon and deposited their brother in his last earthly resting place with the use of their beautiful ritual. The religious services were previously conducted by the Rev. Glenn M. Shafer, pastor of the deceased, assisted by Rev. B.F. Delo, both of whom paid just tribute to the man and brother who had gone out from our midst. Farewell, my brother.

    Source: Sally Jordan Reed. “Obituaries From The Clarion Democrat, 1911 Through 1912”. 2001. Print. (with author’s permission)
    ____________________________________________________________

    Family links:
    Children:
    Elizabeth G Thomas Carson (1860 - 1896)*
    Robert Andrew Thomas (1870 - 1928)*

    * Reverse Relationships:] body=This relationship was not directly added to this memorial. Rather, it is calculated based on information added to the related person's memorial. For example: if Joe Public is linked to Jane Public as a spouse, a reciprocal link will automatically be added t[o Jane Public's memorial.
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    Burial:
    Clarion Cemetery
    Clarion
    Clarion County
    Pennsylvania, USA
    Plot: Sec. OC, Lot SE.
  8. [S11706] Death Certificate, State of Pennsylvania: Robert Andrew Thomas, son of Robert B. Thomas and Elizabeth Galbraith. Robert A. was born 22 September 1870, Born at Sligo, Clarion Co., married Jennie, died 14 April 1928, at East Brady, Clarion, PA. Certificate #39030.

Elizabeth Galbraith1,2,3

Last Edited10 Jun 2016
F, #175138, b. 26 May 1832
FatherWilliam Galbraith4 b. 2 Dec 1800, d. 10 Sep 1861
MotherIsabella Welch4 b. 17 Sep 1800, d. 30 Oct 1885
     Elizabeth Galbraith was born on 26 May 1832 at PA; Her surname is also seen as Galliart, but that is a misreading of the death certificate of her daughter, Minerva M. Stringfellow (d. 6 Jan 1933).1,4,5 She married Robert Burns Thomas, son of Andrew Thomas and Nancy Nixon, in October 1850 at Pittsburgh, Allegheny, PA.1,6,7

Family

Robert Burns Thomas b. 5 Oct 1828, d. 29 Sep 1912
Child

Citations

  1. [S11611] 1860 Census, 20 July 1860, Paint Township, Clarion Co., PA. Page 6. Household: Robert Thomas, age 28, engineer, born in PA; Elizabeth, age 25, born in PA; George, age 5, born in PA; Minerva, age 3, born in PA; Nancy, age 3 months, born in PA.
  2. [S11597] Ancestry.com, Information submitted by Arlene Danver.
  3. [S11612] 1870 Census, 13 June 1870: Piney Township, Clarion Co., PA, page 26.
    Robt B. Thomas, age 38, Engineer, born in PA; Elizabeth, age 36, born in PA; George, age 15, store clerk, born in PA; Minerva, age 13, born in PA; Elizabeth, age 10, born in PA; Margaret, age 6, born in PA, William age 4, born in PA; Mary, age 4, born in PA.
  4. [S11609] 1850 Census, 1 October 1850, Smith Township, Washington Co., PA., page 2: William Galbreath (Galbraith), age 49, Farmer, $5000 of real estate owned, born in Ireland; Isabella, age 50, born in PA.; James, age 21, born in PA.; Elizabeth, age 19, born in PA.; Isabella, age 19, born in PA.; William, age 17, born in PA.; Jane, age 15, born in PA.; Robert, age 12, born in PA.; John, age 10, born in PA.; Middleton, age 7, born in PA.
  5. [S11597] Ancestry.com, Information submitted by Henriod74.
  6. [S11706] Death Certificate, State of Pennsylvania: Robert Andrew Thomas, son of Robert B. Thomas and Elizabeth Galbraith. Robert A. was born 22 September 1870, Born at Sligo, Clarion Co., married Jennie, died 14 April 1928, at East Brady, Clarion, PA. Certificate #39030.
  7. [S11700] Find a Grave, Birth: Oct. 5, 1826
    Finleyville
    Washington County
    Pennsylvania, USA Death: Sep. 29, 1912
    Clarion
    Clarion County
    Pennsylvania, USA 
    The hand of the grim reaper, death was laid upon one of our oldest citizens Sunday evening, Sept. 29, 1912, at ten minutes past six o'clock, as the sun was about setting, when the life of Robert B. Thomas, of South Fifth avenue and Elss street, was closed here, and the spirit took its flight back to the God who gave it. On account of his advanced age, Mr. Thomas had been failing quite steadily in health since last spring, and there were frequent rallies when it seemed as though he would recover his health and physical powers. But within the recent past it became apparent that the end was drawing near, as he grew weaker and weaker. Finally the final summons came and he responded to the call. His death was probably occasioned not so much by disease as by old age-the body was worn with its years of toil and struggle, and he was ready for the rest that remaineth for the people of God.

    Mr. Thomas frequently expressed himself as being ready for the change and prepared for the transition from this life to the next. He had received careful religious training from his parents and early in his manhood he embraced religion and became a member of the Presbyterian church, and when he moved to Clarion in 1872 he brought his church membership with him and has been a steadfast adherent of the church in this place ever since.

    Robert Burns Thomas was the son of Andrew and Nancy Nixon Thomas and was born October 5, 1826, in Finleyville, Washington county, Pa., where he grew to manhood. He went to Pittsburg when very young and by serving a number of years learned the trade of a machinist and stationary engineer. He went west as far as Iowa where he worked for some time after completing his profession and in 1845 was head engineer of the Paul Anderson, the largest boat which plied between Pittsburg and New Orleans. But he returned to the east as more promising in his line of work, and was frequently heard to tell how he walked into Clarion on the evening before Christmas, 1856, on his way to Penn Mills in Paint township where he was to install the boilers and engine. He remained there for some time, but he also worked at several of the iron furnaces which had abounded in Clarion county, 3nd it is believed he was employed at the old Madison Furnace when it finally closed down.

    He was an expert machinist in his day and was always a careful and conscientious workman; nothing was ever slighted. He was the contractor in charge of the installation of the original water works in Clarion and superintended them some years afterward. He also installed the water plants at Brookville, Reynoldsville, Punxsutawney, St. Marys and New Bethlehem. All of this work was done in the best possible manner and showed Mr. Thomas' skill and ability in handling such work. It is claimed by some who should know the facts that he constructed or laid the first gas pipe line into Clarion from the field east of town. All through the oil excitement in Clarion and vicinity Mr. Thomas' services were always in demand and wherever he worked he gave entire satisfaction, winning the approval of those who employed him.

    In October, 1850, Mr. Thomas and Miss Elizabeth Galbraith were married in Pittsburgh, and from this union the following children survive: George L., the postmaster at New Bethlehem; Mrs. S.T. Stringfellow, Beaver township; W. Lincoln Thomas, South Brownsville, Pa.; Mrs. Wm. Knappman, Hamilton, Ontario; and Robert A., editor of the East Brady Review. Two children and the wife and mother died. The deceased was married the second time in 1876 to Miss Amanda Schrum, of Sligo, and the following children, with Mrs. Thomas, survive: Mrs. C. C. McClincy, Buffalo, N.Y.; Mrs. D.B. McBride, Harry W. and Albert B., all of Clarion.

    To the bereaved widow and children the sympathy of all is extended. Mr. Thomas was a man who loved his fellow man and had the fraternal feeling strongly developed in him. As early as 1847 while in the west with headquarters in Iowa he was a member of the Sons of Temperance. He afterwards held membership in the Odd Fellows fraternity for many years, and in 1866 he was made a Mason in Clarion Lodge No. 277, since which time he has been one of the most steadfast members and loyal supporters of the order. It was appropriate and most natural that the last rites of that order should be given him as his body was laid away in the tomb and with impressive ceremony the lodge in a body attended the funeral Wednesday afternoon and deposited their brother in his last earthly resting place with the use of their beautiful ritual. The religious services were previously conducted by the Rev. Glenn M. Shafer, pastor of the deceased, assisted by Rev. B.F. Delo, both of whom paid just tribute to the man and brother who had gone out from our midst. Farewell, my brother.

    Source: Sally Jordan Reed. “Obituaries From The Clarion Democrat, 1911 Through 1912”. 2001. Print. (with author’s permission)
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    Children:
    Elizabeth G Thomas Carson (1860 - 1896)*
    Robert Andrew Thomas (1870 - 1928)*

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    Burial:
    Clarion Cemetery
    Clarion
    Clarion County
    Pennsylvania, USA
    Plot: Sec. OC, Lot SE.

Andrew Thomas1

Last Edited10 Jun 2016
M, #175139, b. circa 1806
     Andrew Thomas was born circa 1806 at Washington, PA; In 1840, he lived at Peters, Washington Co., PA. 9 persons living in household. In 1830, he lived at Nottingham, Washington Co., PA. 6 persnos living in household.1 He married Nancy Nixon circa 1825 at PA.1,2

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Nancy Nixon b. c 1807
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Citations

  1. [S11609] 1850 Census, 12 August 1850, Nottingham Twp, Washington Co., PA. Page 225A.: All born in PA. Andrew Thomas, age 44, farmer; Nancy, age 43; Margaret, age 22; Robert, age 18 (he was really 23), farmer; Mary, age 19; Libertin, age 15, farmer; Rebecca, age 13; Andrew, age 10; William, age 8; Sarah J., age 6; James, age 2; Elizabeth, age 7 months.
  2. [S11706] Death Certificate, State of Pennsylvania: Certificate #778 for Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co., PA. Born September 1840. Single, retired. Died 15 January 1921, of senility & cystitis. Parents were Andrew Thomas of Pennsylvania & Nancy Nixon of Pennsylvania. Informant is Bertha Hartman, living at the same address as he lived at. Buried January 18, 1921 at Zion Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery.