Geary or Gary Family Genealogy

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Tracing the Descendants of Peter Gary, a Revolutionary War soldier of Somerset County, PA.
Tracing the Moose family from Somerset County, PA to Marshall County, WV.
Tracing the Matthew Shields family from Ireland to Pittsburgh, PA
Many other collateral lines

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  • ID: I4132
  • Name: Esther Marie ANSELL
  • Surname: Ansell
  • Given Name: Esther Marie
  • Sex: F
  • Birth: 12 Apr 1909 in , Fayette County, Pennsylvania 1 2
  • Death: 15 Jun 1986 in Richland, Benton County, Washington 2
  • Burial: Green Ridge Memorial Park, Bullskin Twp., Pennsylvania
  • _UID: ED7BC7DDBEEE3149BA2D51EA91A820590615
  • Note: Esther Marie Ansell was born April 12, 1909 in Fayette County but went to the Scullton School in Somerset County. She was the first woman from Upper Turkeyfoot Township to graduate from high school. She graduated from West Virginia Wesleyan College in 1932, taught mathematics there for a year, and then began a 40-year career teaching chemistry at Connellsville High School. She married Russell Calvin Burkholder at the First Methodist Church in Connellsville on December 21, 1938, and they had one child. Russell, born July 13, 1905, was the son of Henry Foster Burkholder and Anna Agnes Wadsworth. Russell was a maintenance electrician for the West Penn Power Company until he was accidentally electrocuted on August 20, 1958. Esther died on June 15, 1986 in Pasco, Washington. Both are buried at Green Ridge Memorial Park, next to her parents. From Harry Burkholder
  • Change Date: 3 Aug 2012 at 12:58:11



    Father: Harry ANSELL b: 16 Jan 1883 in Lower Tyrone Township, Fayette County, Pennsylvania
    Mother: Martha Jennie HENRY b: 1 Jul 1886 in Upper Turkeyfoot, Somerset County, Pennsylvania

    Marriage 1 Russell Calvin BURKHOLDER b: 13 Jul 1905
    • Married: 21 Dec 1938 in Connellsville, Fayette County, Pennsylvania 2

    Sources:
    1. Title: 1930 United States Federal Census. [database on-line]
      Author: Provo, UT: Ancestry.com, 2001-.
      Publication: Internet Web Site
      Note: Image Source: Year: 1930; Census Place: Connellsville, Fayette, Pennsylvania; Roll: T626_2038; Page: 5A; Enumeration District: 14; Image: 1047. Name: Esther Ansell Age: 20 Estimated birth year: 1909 Relation to Head-of-house: Daughter Home in 1930: Connellsville, Fayette, Pennsylvania
    2. Title: Family Records: Burkholder, Harry
      Author: Burkholder, Harry
      Publication: EMail message from Harry Burkholder dated January 2010

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    Documentation has been included when available. I am adding information from the Social Security Death Records, as well as obituaries as I have time. Corrections, additions and comments welcome.

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