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Virginia Governor Glenn Allen Youngkin

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

Honor Roll: 160+ Younkin-Younken-Youngkin Civil War Soldiers

Other Inter-connected Families Profiled on Minerd.com

Legacy of the Old McMillan Tannery of Listonville, PA as Somerset County Historians Conserve and Digitize Pre-Civil War Ledger Filled with Everyday Detail

Such Times: A Diary Kept by Josephine Emerick While Visiting Relatives in Pennsylvania and Maryland in 1881

Corinna (Leydig) Talbot: Personal History of the Leydigs in California

Edward J. Van Horn: A Memoir of Early Southern California Life

Civil War Guide to the Meinert-Minerd-Minard-Miner-Minor Family - Soldiers By Name - Their Regiments - Their Bloodiest Battles - Casualties - Freed Slaves in the Family - Prisoners of War (POWs) - At the Homefront

Death on the Rails: Remembering 47 Fatal Railroad & Streetcar Casualties

D-Day Campaign Memorial - Honoring 17 Cousins Who Took Part

The Life of Edna Lola (Walling) Dwyer Mundt - by James M. Phebus

Charlotte Zoë Walker: A Remembrance - by Rebecca Mendez

Cousin Voices - Writings, Memoirs, Poetry and Essays Authored By Our Extended Cousins

Remembering 200+ Casualties of Water, Fire and Vehicle Accidents

Kissin' Cousins: The Extensively Intermarried Minerds, Younkins, Harbaughs and Mayles of Southwestern Pennsylvania and West Virginia

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

Honor Roll: 70+ Military Casualties in the Minerd-Minard-Miner-Minor Family

Remembering 50+ Casualties of Work Accidents in the Manufacturing, Mining and Metals Industries

40+ Cousins in the 1972 Graduating Class of Connellsville Area (PA) High School

Minder Ancestry - compiled by M. Steven Traynor

Martha Jane (McCaskey) Hanshaw's 1866 Catalogue - Morgantown (WV) Female Collegiate Institute

Coal, Coke and Steel: Honoring More than 400 Cousin Laborers Who Shaped America's Mineral and Metal Industries

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

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

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'Burgh Nation: Pittsburgh's Enduring Legacy of Innovation

A Sense of Wonder: Honoring Hundreds of Cousins Who Have Served in Our Nation's Public Education Field

Laughery Reunion Archives: Reunions of the Family of David Leander Laughery and Martha Jane Harbaugh Since 1965

Missouri Pacific Lines Magazine - Edited by Edward Harlan McReynolds, Assistant to the President

Donna - An Admiring, Overdue Tribute to a Pioneering and Inexhaustible Genealogist, Donna (Younkin) Logan - by Mark A. Miner

"Occupy Like the Farmer" - Poem by Rev. Dr. William "Bradford" Harbaugh

Harry Orlan and Armena (Cain) Miner Family Bible and Paper Artifacts

Pike's Peak or Bust - and Busted by Thunder - Memorable Trip Across the Great Plains in Gold Rush of 1859, as Related by One of the Survivors Sixty-seven Years After the Event - Personal Recollections of the Great Adventure

Younkin Memorial Stained Glass Windows Within the Kingwood Church of God, Somerset County, PA

Younkin Migrations to Kansas: 19th and Early 20th Century Pioneer Moves from Pennsylvania to Clay and Geary Counties in the Sunflower State

Visualizing the Generations

Minerd-Minard-Miner-Minor and German Migration Patterns in the United States

Chew, Wilcocks and the Ingersoll Brothers: Prominent Philadelphia Landowners Who Sold Southwestern Pennsylvania Farmland to the Minerd/Younkin Family

The One-Room Harbaugh School of Somerset County, PA - 1888-1930

World War II Through a Porthole - A 4-Part Memoir of Wartime - by James Melvin Younkin

Capt. William M. Schrock's Civil War Regiment Monument: Honoring the Only Company Mustered within Somerset County, PA During the War Between the States

Younkin-Cupp Family Bible: Chronicling Births/Marriages of 3 Generations of the Families of Joseph and Anny (Weimer) Bowling - Thomas and Catherine (Bowling) Cupp - and Caroline (Cupp) Younkin of Rockwood, PA

Charles William Minard Sr. and wives of Philippi, WV

Carroll Wayne "Yunk" and Ellis (Quinn) Youngkin of Boca Raton, Winston-Salem, Baltimore, Richmond and Virginia Beach

Glenn and Marian Pauline (Maynard) Youngkin of Boca Raton, FL & Winston-Salem, NC

Ulysses "Grant" and Clara Emmeline (Butrum) Youngkin of Jasper County, IA

Joseph and Elizabeth Jane (Smith) Youngkin of Cambria County, PA and Scott and Jasper Counties, IA.

David and Susanna "Susan" (Copp) Youngkin of Frankstown & Beaver Valley, PA

Henry and Anna Mariah (Overpeck) Younkin Jr. of Bucks County, PA; Loudoun County, VA; and Kunkletown & Brush Valley, PA

Jacob "Adam" and Christina "Teena" (Emerick) Burkett of Somerset County, PA

Alexander and Elizabeth Kirkpatrick of Dumfries, Scotland & Somerset County, NJ

Andrew and Margaret (Gaston) Kirkpatrick of Dumfries, Scotland; Belfast, Ireland; & Somerset County, NJ

Daniel and Sarah Anne (Kirkpatrick) Johnston of Prosperity, PA

James and Jennette (Gaston) Johnston of Elizabeth, NJ

Capt. John J. and Elizabeth Phoebe (Mills) Conklin of Sparta, PA

Stephen and Deborah (Dimon) Conkling of Morristown, NJ

Jedidiah and Sarah “Polly” (Roberts) Mills of Morristown, NJ

Mary Coe of Morristown, NJ

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

Daniel Foster and Amanda Margaret (Foust) Sarver of near Berlin, PA

Andrew and Climena (Conklin) Johnston of Sycamore, PA

William and Catherine Ann "Caty" (Comp) Sarver of near Sand Patch, PA

Forest "Fay" and Kathryn (Quinlan) France of Continental, OH

Claude C. and Myrtle (Littrick) France of Continental, OH & Marion, IN

James Henry and Gladys L. (Newell) McKnight of Dawson, PA

Presley Twining and Mary Iona (Robinsin) France of Michigan Center, MI

Andrew Jackson Van Horn and wives of Monroeville, IN, Gladwin, MI and Lima & Bath, OH

Isaac and Elizabeth (Younkin) Bell of Greene County, PA

Jurdin C. and Jessie (France) Henry of Cygnet and Maumee, OH

John C. and Rhoda (Van Horn) France of Continental, OH

Austin Coleman Van Horn and wives of Grand Rapids and Deshler, OH

Henry "Ross" and Harriet A. (Jacobs) Blythe of Columbia Heights, MN

Albert and Emma A. (Blythe) Hoy of Huron, SD

Frederick and Ella Sophia (Blythe) Duffy of Napoleon, OH

Jay Orlando and Lydia Sarah (Hoy) Blythe of Antelope, SD & Ferndale, WA

David Samuel and Amelia (Koch) Van Horn of Bay City, MI

Lewis T. and Effie "Maude" (Van Horn) Harmon of Deshler, OH

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

Charles S. and Sabina "Lucretia" (Van Horn) Callan of Cygnet, OH

Austin "Frederick" and Amanda Emma (Sherman) Van Horn of Findlay, OH

Edward Jacob and Lucy Melia (Zimmerman) Van Horn of Pasadena, CA

George Clinton Gilmore and Artie (Devore) Van Horn of Deshler, OH

John Kimberlin and Ida Maud Gaston (Buchanan) Van Horn of Deshler, OH

Elias and Mary Ann (Kimberlin) Van Horn of Grand Rapids, OH

William Henry and Catherine (Cornell) Van Horn of Grand Rapids, OH

Dr. Clarence Harvey Dean and wives of Custer City, OK & Long Beach, CA

James "Andrew" and Lovena Jane (Oberman) Dean of Vigo County, IN

Joseph and Sarah (Weyand) Coleman of Somerset, PA

William Henry and Catherine (Cornell) Van Horn of Grand Rapids and Napoleon, OH

James and Catherine (Cornell) Van Horn of Grand Rapids, OH

Samuel and Sophia (Minard) Van Horn of Grand Rapids, OH

George and Susannah (Smith) Minard of Conotton, OH

John Quincy Adams and Mary Jane (Minerd) Dillon of Monroeville, IN

John and Barbara Ann (Minerd) Ball of Paulding County, OH

Daniel L. and Cora I. (Gilbert) Miner of Monroeville, IN

William E. and Catherine "Kate" (Richards) Singer of Dixon, OH

William Ellsworth and Amanda (Albaugh) Miner of Alliance, OH

John W. and Mildred Irene (Ryel) Miner of Alliance, OH

Daniel and Martha Jane (Minard) Manbeck of New Rumley, OH

Frederick W. and Elizabeth Jane (Murdock) Ehrlich of Ironton, OH

William H. and Mary Adaline (Murdock) Peters of Ironton, OH

Thomas "Ira" and Elizabeth "Lizzie" T. (Keefer) Gribble of Grindstone, PA

John W. and Lola Ann (Gribble) Jeffries of New Salem, PA

John "William" and Sue L. (Murdock) Fawcett of Wheeling, WV

Capt. Israel B. and Saline (Farley) Murdock of Ironton, OH

Bertram Philo and Marie Frances "Mollie" (Murdock) Seelye of White Plains, NY

Thomas Ira and Julia (Caywood) Murdock of Ironton, OH

Hardin Duvall and Elma (Herring) Carroll of Kingwood, WV

Oliver and Louisa F. (Carroll) Dunn of Kingwood, WV

Robert "Milroy" and Amanda (Hauger) Everly of Revere/Uniontown, PA

William Tecumseh Sherman and Hattie Ann (Calvert) Everly of Morgantown and Kingwood, WV

Enoch Gerald and Cora Alena (Everly) Calvert of Morgantown, WV

John "Amaziah" Everly and wives of Kingwood, WV

John Clark and May Elizabeth (Everly) McCreery of Morgantown, WV

Alfred Arthur and Lillian (Rhoads) Younkin of Casselman, PA & Wenatchee, WA

James W. Miller of Tunnelton, WV

Francis "Fairfax" Miller of Tunnelton, WV & Stockton, CA

Ignatius and Martha (Lionhart) Martin of Cameron, MO

John Wesley and Margaret E. (Miller) Stafford of Preston County, WV and Athens County, OH

John William and Effie (Hatfield) Miller of Athens County, OH and Preston County, WV

George L.P. and Alice Marie (Dailey) Overfield of Canada, Montana and Kansas

Nehemiah "Harvey" and Mary "Adaline" (Miller) Shaffer of Newburg, WV

Chauncey Alston and Margaret Alice (Minerd) Bailey Sr. of Clarksburg, WV & Detroit, MI

Solomon and Hannah (Sturtz) Comp of Somerset County, PA

Samuel and Lydia (Sturtz) Boyer of Somerset County, PA

Jonathan and Rachel (Sturtz) Emerick of Wellersburg, PA

Nathan Emerick of Gladdens, PA

Jacob Emerick and wives of Gladdens, PA

Daniel Benjamin and Catherine (Emerick) Troutman of Ottawa, KS

John and Lydia (Emerick) Beal of Mt. Savage, MD

Emanuel and Elizabeth (Boderfield) Emerick of Brooklyn & Grinnell, IA

John and Louisa (Emerick) Korns of Tama County, IA

Josiah and Indiana (Davis) Emerick of Fairhope, PA

Jonathan and Drusilla Emerick Jr. of Cook's Mills and Gladdens, PA

Solomon and Mary Ellen (Albright) Emerick of Gladdens, PA

Peter D. and Rebecca (Emerick) Knieriem of Wellersburg, PA

Lafayette Emerick and wives of Fairhope, PA & Helmer, IN

John J. and Elizabeth (Albright) Emerick of Somerset County, PA

Jesse "Bruce" and Martha "Ellen" (Brooks) Nicklow Jr. of Pennsville, PA

Harry Clay and Anna (Hoye) Bunting Sr. of Dunbar, PA

Jackson "Grant" and Rebecca (Cunningham) Rose of Ursina, PA

Adam and Elizabeth (Younkin) Wiltrout of Bullskin Twp./ Connellsville, PA

Timber "Lake" and Emma (Beerbower) Gribble of Clarksburg, WV

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

Adam and Hannah (Comp) Diehl of New Buena Vista, PA

William "Henry" and Elizabeth J. (Starkey) Younkins of Wheeling, WV and Fairchance & Waynesburg, PA

William Stephen and Ruth Ann (Minerd) Mayle of Philippi, WV

Artennis and Virgie (Minard) Mayle of Philippi, WV and Zanesville, OH

James and Ellen "Nellie" (Younkin) Wiltrout of Clinton County, IN

William M. and Jennie Belinda (Rose) Burgess of Ursina, Perryopolis & Millvale, PA

Samuel and Susanna (Korns) Gaumer of Wellersburg, PA & Victor, IA

Daniel and Elizabeth (Korns) Gaumer of Wellersburg, PA

Franklin and Celinda (Bloss Selzer) Gaumer of Mauch Chunk, PA

Alfred and Mary Gaumer of Mauch Chunk, PA & Buffalo, NY

Wilson C. and Julia A. (Nicklow) King of Normalville & Kingview, PA

Jacob and Dora B. (Nicklow) Wildey of Connellsville, PA

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

Irvin R. and Mary Jane (Ream) Nicklow of Somerset County, PA

Robert Lloyd and Rebecca Jane (Nicklow) McNeill of Confluence, PA

Samuel and Harriet Ann (Nicklow) Prinkey of Connellsville & Mt. Pleasant, PA

Squire and Dianna (Nicklow) Shipley of Ohiopyle & Mt. Braddock, PA

Forward Ream and Susan (Yowler) Nicklow of Percy, PA

William Thomas and Lucy Ann (Collins Ross) Minard of Grafton, WV

William and Ellen Frances (Williams) McKnight of Canonsburg, PA & Hinkle & East Danville, OH

Andrew Jackson and Emma Louise (Specht) Birch of Washington, PA

John D. and Esther (Ogle) Kooser of Connellsville, PA

Earl Stanley and Mary (Minerd) Eicher of Pittsburgh, PA

George W. and Ida F. (Troutman) Menefee of Potter, NE

Isabella Jane "Belle" Menefee of Newburg, WV

Charles Edward Menefee of Evansville, WV

Robert "Franklin" and Minnie May (Proudfoot) Menefee of Newburg, WV; Wellington, KS; & Denver, CO

Elmer Ellsworth and Mary Catherine "Molly" (Menefee) Rush of Winchester, VA

William "Franklin" and Arlene Grace (Menefee) Stuck of Newburg, WV

John Levi and Sarah (Menefee) Gibson of Tunnelton, WV

Charles Taylor and Cordelia "Della" (Menefee) Frazier of Newburg, WV

Jesse "Floyd" and Reatha Arcelia (McCuen Spires) Goins of Zanesville, OH and Lansing, MI

Andrew Jackson "Andy" and Harriet V. (Younkin) Moon of Confluence, PA

William "Henry" Harrison and Ida (Hyatt) Younkin of Somerset County, PA

John "Wesley" and Ada Charlotte (King) Younkin of Kingwood, PA

Lucinda Jane "Jennie" (Miner) Turner Stevenson Paolone and husbands of Connellsville, PA



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