History Mailbox

Mailbox features classified advertisements related to Pennsylvania history.

Richard C. Osterhout, 307 Hemlock Ave., Cornwells Heights 19020, is seeking information on Moses Brown (1826-1876) who was married to Anna Matilda Seiser (1829-1902) of Philadelphia. The Browns lived at Edgely, an estate along the Delaware River in Bucks County.


The Pennsylvania Folklore Society, in association with Keystone Folklore magazine, is attempting to complete its set of Pennsylvania Heritage by locating an available copy of Vol. II, No. 1 (December 1975) featuring Allegheny County. Information regarding that issue should be forwarded to the Pennsylvania Folklore Society, University of Pennsylvania, Room 415 Logan Hall CN, Philadelphia 19104.


Robert J. Barstosh, 327 Altaview Dr., Monroeville 15146, would like to exchange genealogical information concerning the John Hopwood and Colonel Thomas Gaddis ancestries of Fayette County.