History Mailbox

Mailbox features classified advertisements related to Pennsylvania history.

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Charles Stuck, Jr. wants information on an ancestor, Melchor Stock (Stuck?), who went to Middle Creek Township in what is now Snyder County about 1763 and whose family was involved in the “Stuck Massacre” about 1781. His address is 2637 South Riviera Drive, White Bear Lake, Minn. 55110.


Mary N. Brunner of R. D. #2, Box 397 A, Tyrone 16686, is searching tor information on a seminary or academy in Tipton that may have existed in 1867-70. She is interested in any informa­tion on the site.


Merle Fox, librarian, Du Bois Campus, The Pennsylvania State University, DuBois, would like to hear from anyone who might have Swoope’s History of Clearfield County and other local or county history books. Cost will be negotiable.


Mrs. Elmer Quanbeck of Shepherd, Montana, is interested in tracing her family history and would like confirmation on John Gilchrist and Matthew Gilchrist from the revolutionary period. They may have resided for some time at Paxtang.


Mrs. Thomas Michael, 415 South Church Street, Du Bois 15801 is interested in hearing from any person who has information about Isabelle (Stewart) Noble, wife of William Noble. The Nobles re¬≠sided in Sharpsburg from the early 1800’s until the turn of the century.


Mrs. Roger D. Yeider, Jr., 106 North Hanchett Street, Coldwater, Michigan 49036 would like Volume I, Issues 1 and 2 of Pennsylvania Heritage should anyone have them and not be planning to keep them.