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Bios (continued)

Honor Roll: Water, Fire and Vehicle Accident Casualties

Missouri Pacific Lines Magazine - Edited by Edwin H. McReynolds

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Honor Roll: 154+ Younkin-Younken-Youngkin Civil War Soldiers

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

Honor Roll: 51+ Accidental Work Deaths in the Manufacturing, Mining and Metals Industries

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

'Burgh Nation: Pittsburgh's Enduring Legacy of Innovation

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

Does She Fit? Trying to Connect Nancy (Howard) Miner Provance

War on Terror Prayer Page

Prayer Experiment in the Family

Memoir: Notes From the Last 10 Minutes with a World War II Veteran: My Last Moments with Grandpa - by Brandon Scott Long

Memoir: My Father, World War II P.O.W. Donald Leroy Plants - By Donald E. Plants

Prayer Book and Bible Artifacts of Rev. David Ewing Minerd -- the "Blacksmith Preacher"

Cousin-Soldiers in the American Revolutionary War and War of 1812

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

140th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Reunion in Canonsburg, PA, Sept. 12, 1911

2019 National Minerd-Minard-Miner-Minor Reunion Album

Do They Fit?

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

D-Day Campaign Memorial

Annabelle (Nabors) Buchanan: A Survivor's Story of Childhood Tragedy - The First Five Years, 1923 to 1928 - Life with Grandma 1928-1938 - Grandma Nabors and Lottie - My New Home 1939-1942 - Washington, D.C., June 1942 - My Navy Life - Back to Civilian Life

Albert Philip and Elizabeth Irene (Bryan) McCabe of Redondo Beach, CA

Lewis A. and Sarepta (Kennedy) Mayle of Philippi, WV

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

Johannes "John" and Anna (Osawaldt) Minder of Fort Madison, IA and Frankfort, WI

Harry Russell and Mary Edna (Blair) Minerd of Masontown, PA

Joseph Benjamin and Mary Catherine "Mollie" (McKnight) Pratton of Canonsburg, PA

Silas and Zobeida Jane (Ream) Younkin of Confluence, PA

William G. and Hattie (Gaines) Miner of Altoona, PA

George Washington and Nona (White) Sellers of Isabel, KS

Ross and Emma (Rush) Younkin of Clay Center, KS & Ursina, PA

John William and Phoebe Ann (Maust) Rankin of Elliottsville, PA

Major John and Mary "Polly" (Younkin) Knable of Somerset, PA

William "Wallace" and Amanda (Younkin) Hechler of Kingwood, PA

Jacob C. and Mary Ann (Dull) Critchfield of Milford Township, PA

John and Catharine (Brant) Weyand of Somerset, PA

Joseph and Sarah (Weyand) Coleman of Somerset, PA

Peter J. and Julia A. (Rhoads) Shaulis of Edie/Somerset, PA

Daniel H. and Julia Ann (Ringler) May of Bedford County, PA

Silas and Anna "Elizabeth" (Shirer) May of Boynton, PA

John L. and Elizabeth (Holler) May of Berlin, PA

Samuel M. and Mariah Amanda Barbara (Beltz) May of Boynton, PA

Leonard and Maria Catharine (Younkin) May of West End, PA

Basil Alonzo and Audrey (Lonas) Minerd Sr. of Athens, OH

Charles William Minard Sr. and wives of Philippi, WV

Charles Gaumer and wives of Wellersburg, PA

Jesse and Malinda (Kendall) Gomer of Wittenburg, PA

Michael and Hannah Mariah (McClintock) Younkin of Kingwood, PA

Jonathan Cable and Elizabeth (Dull) Dumbauld of Kingwood, PA

Eli S. and Susanna (Dumbauld) Younkin of Kingwood, PA

John S. and Nancy (Younkin) Trimpey of Kingwood, PA

Jacob C. and Lucy A. (Weimer) Younkin of Kingwood, PA

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

Jacob and Amanda M. (Younkin) Reger of Somerset, PA

Joseph H. and Anna (Younkin) Kantner of Stoystown & Johnstown, PA

James and Margaret (Younkin) Pisel of Akron, OH

Jacob and Christianna "Christa" (Younkin) Fleck Jr. of Somerset, PA

Minnie (Dillow) Wey Emenhiser and husbands of Weldon, IL; Beaumont, TX; and Jonesboro, AR

Manassas J. Rhoads and wives of Somerset, PA

Abraham "Lincoln" and Sadie (Bowman) Rhoads of Haddam, KS & El Reno, OK

William Michael and Susan (Gumbert) Rhoads of Somerset, PA

Alvin Howard and Lydia (Kemp) Jennings Sr. of Maple Summit, PA

Edward Jacob and Gertrude (Minerd) Ullery of Pennsville, PA

Samuel and Hannah (Callahan) Miner of Warren, OH

Francis D. "Frank" and Mary Elizabeth "Lizzie" (Beam) Minard of Knox County, OH

Clyde Calvin and Bertha (Smith) Miner of Dayton, OH & St. Louis

Albert and Lela Ada (Minerd) Warman of Fayette County, PA

David "Ross" and Minnie Lee (Cassel Hall) Hyatt of Ohiopyle, PA

David and Rebecca Margaretha (Mest) Frederick Sr. of New Jerusalem, PA

John K. and Syvilla (Younkin) Rush Sr. of Farmington, PA

Samuel and Caroline (Umberger) Weyand of Somerset, PA & Waterloo, IA

James Clinton and Alice Jane (Minerd) Holdsworth Sr. of Punxsutawney, PA

Thomas J. White and wives of Oskaloosa, IA

Madison and Melissa Ann (Hupp) Ullom of Aleppo, PA

Silas and Jane (Young) Ullom of West Alexander, PA & Wheeling, WV

Blair and Sarah Ann (Ullom) Mitchell of Aleppo, PA

Peter and Matilda (Kinney) Ullom of Aleppo, PA

Philip and Phoebe (Johnson) Hupp of Millsboro, PA and Shipman, IL

Mathias and Christina (Eigner) Gaumer of Macungie, PA

Augustus Gaumer and wives of Mauch Chunk, PA

Chester O. and Margaret Ann (Reed) Miner of Flora and Cisne, IL

John Wiley and Dora (Miner) Dawkins of LaClede, IL

John Franklin and Josephine Etta (Roberts) Miner of Omega, IL

Carrie Myrtle (Miner) Wilkinson Wilson Marckley and husbands of Odin, IL

Daniel G. and Magdalena (Seigfried) Mohn of Pricetown, PA

James and Mary Frances (Payton) Tucker of Martinsville, IL

Francis Marion "Frank" and Sarah Catherine (Sturtz) Hart of Clarksville, IA

Sarah “Sally” (Younkin) Weimer King and husbands of Kingwood, PA

Zenas Lafayette and Inez Gertrude (Hayes) Crippen of Athens County, OH

Phoebe (Younkin) Bouscher Lybarger and husbands of Murphysboro, IL

Charles L. and Amanda (Gaumer) Koch of Allentown, PA

James Alfred and Allyne T. (Swoyer) Gaumer of Philadelphia

George S. and Cynthia (Johnson) Miner of Cardington, OH

Margaret Jane (Miner) Sherwood Miller and husbands of Morrow and Marion Counties, OH

Carey "Mont" and Ella (Sherwood) Smith of Morrow and Marion Counties, OH

Minor Leslie and Edna Belle (Lust) Sherwood Sr. of Ohio

William and Margaret (Flick) Dull of New Centerville, PA

Reuben "Henry" and Elizabeth (Bush) Gaumer of Fayette, NY & Saline, MI

William "Franklin" Woodring and wives of Coopersburg & Allentown, PA

Pauline L. (Huggins) Brown Engebrit and husbands of Baltimore, MD; Detroit & St. Petersburg, FL

Frank Harrison and Rachel Ann (Glenn) Huggins of West Virginia, Ohio, Michigan & Florida

Jonas K. and Katherine "Amanda" (Dries) Acker of Rexmont, PA

Tilghman H. and Malinda (Gaumer) Beisel of Allentown, PA

John H. and Alice (Powell) Inks of Pittsburgh, PA

Daisy (Minerd) Hiles Predilla and husbands of Masontown, PA

Job and Mary (Ream) Flanigan of Johnson Chapel, PA

Thomas Ream Jr. and wives of Draketown, PA

Thomas and Christina (Ream) Jennings of Ursina, PA

George "Burl" and Sarah "Elizabeth" (Turner) Smalley of Ohiopyle, PA

Edward John and Anna (Beddow) Miner of Washington, PA

Jesse and Malinda (Kendall) Gaumer of Somerset County, PA

Hans "Melchior" and Margaret (Zolin) Hartzell of Bucks & Somerset Counties, PA

Nicholas and Dorcas (Settle) Hartzell Sr. of Somerset County, PA

Irvin and Margaret "Maggie" (Miner) Dull of Mill Run, PA

James Franklin and Irene (Miner) Welsh of Mill Run & Connellsville, PA

Raymond and Rebecca (Rugg) Miner of Indian Head, PA

Franklin Miner and wives of Normalville, PA

Daniel McKinley and Kathryn (Miner) Burkholder of Mill Run, PA

Wesley and Susie (Roslosnik) Miner of Connellsville, PA

Lester and Mildred Anderson Miner of Mill Run, PA

Ralph and Mary "Leola" (Skinner) Miner of Mill Run, PA

Alfred R. and Fannie Sutton (Burkholder) Rankin of Farmington, PA

Albert Everett and Mary Ellen (Knepple) Minard of Hawleyville, IA

Clarence Clyde and Carrie Bertine (Nelson) Minard of Davenport, IA

Isaac Lewis and Eltha Maud (Minard) Slack of Nodaway, IA

Lawrence Earl and Mabel Mae (Minard) Goff of Glenrock & Casper, WY


Jesse Ernest and Iva (Watkins) Minard of St. Joseph, MO; Burbank, CA; Kansas City, MO; & San Bernardino, CA

Oscie "Nettie" (Minard) Ingersoll Burwell and husbands of Hawleyville, IA

John Henry and Ostie Ettie (Minard) Henneman of Hawleyville & Hepburn, IA

Forrest Edwin and Veleda (Green) Minard of Hawleyville, IA & Atchison, KS

Orga Homer and Lola Rebecca (Minard) Crawford of Clarinda, IA

George Harold "Bibs" and Iva Irene (Fleck) Minard of Clarinda, IA

Albert Dewey Minard of Hawleyville, IA

Marshall "Ellsworth" and Jennie (Steyer) Rowan of Fayette County, PA

John Ross Miner and wives of Connellsville, PA

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

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