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Shirley (#46905175)
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Born and grew up in Warren County, NJ. Most of my ancestors come from Warren Co., NJ and Berks and Lehigh Counties, PA. Some names are Smith, Read, Letson, Danley,Berry, Petty, Lichty, Bachman, Dietrich and Kroninger.
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RE: Peter Kroninger #148200132
Hi. As a Delaware County Historian, I look through volumes of documents on a weekly basis. I was able to find PETER KRONINGER, son of John C. & Lydia Ann (48th OVI), age 23y 11m, MR 1862 in literature written by Chester Kroninger, dated 1991 on page 5. The cemetery is very old and sadly, neglected to a point. Many of the memorial markers are no longer standing in the correct spot, hard to read, propped against trees in stacks or face down. Lydia's marker is still standing & rather legible. I hope this answers your question. Thank you for your interest in your family history! Cj
Added by CjClark on Jul 28, 2016 6:55 AM
Melody OC
RE: Glenn and Madalynne Dauber
You are so welcome!! It helped that you had the plot locations (the cemetery will not give them to me anymore) ... and, I go to Cherokee every day for my walking exercise! Taking photos is a bonus for people like you! I like to help as much as I can! Let me know if you need other photos.
Added by Melody OC on Jul 26, 2016 10:53 PM
RE: Peter Lichty
I examined your Orange, Delaware, OH census and I now realize yours must be correct. I will remove my Andrew Jackson's link to your Peter and Catharine after I post this.
But it is true there is a Peter Leighty living in Plain, Wayne, OH in 1840 and I am still convinced this Peter is my Andrew's father.
All the solid evidence that I know of for fact are these:
He was born in Pennsylvania in 1829.
Found living as a farmhand on Aylesworth farm in Clinton, Wayne, OH in 1850.
Married Sarah Nichols on October 5, 1852 in Wayne, OH.
Son Emmett A. was born 1855 in Wayne, OH.
Moved to Marion twp, Linn County, Iowa in 1856 as part of the militia.
Son Frank Leslie (my 3rd great-grandfather) born Oct. 24 1859 in Linn, Iowa.
1860 shows A.J. living with wife Sarah and sons Emmett and Frank in Linn, Iowa.
Civil War draft registration record shows Andrew still living in Marion, Linn, Iowa on July 1, 1863.
Died of unknown causes and unknown location May 21, 1865 and was buried in Newkirk Cemetery, in Clinton twp, Wayne, OH.
His wife Sarah remarried to Samuel Miller but had no more children. She was buried without a stone next to Samuel and his first wife in Wooster Cemetery, Wayne OH.
Sarah's mother Eunice was living in Wayne County, OH all this time and is, in my theory, the only reason Sarah and the kids came back to Wayne County following Andrew's death.
Son Emmett married Elizabeth Phelps in the 1870s, had 3 children, worked with the railroad, and died of injuries sustained in a Texas Pacific rail collision on March 24, 1892 in Fort Worth, Texas.
The other son, Frank, married Maria Buechel on October 24, 1882, had 7 children, and many descendants, all in the Wayne County, OH area.
I thank you for your assistance, I am now convinced that our 2 Peters are not the same and will continue to explore other possibilities.

Added by ILeighty on Jul 14, 2016 1:03 PM
Peter Lichty
I have reached a brick wall regarding the parentage of my direct ancestor Andrew Jackson Leighty. The best that I can place him is as a son to your Peter Lichty and Catharine Ziegler. And here are my reasons:
1. Our surname Leighty is pronounced "Lick-tee" and Lichty appears to be pronounced the same.
2. Your Peter Lichty, prior to the 1860 census where he is found under the spelling "Peter Lichty" living in Madison Township of Richland County, Ohio, is found in the same township in Richland County in 1850 under the spelling "Leighty" and also found under "Leighty" in the 1840 census as living in Plain Township of Wayne County, Ohio.
3. Living in this 1840 household for Peter is a tally mark for Males: 10 - 14. This is the appropriate age for my ancestor because he was born in 1829.
4. My ancestor Andrew Jackson Leighty is first found in 1850 census living as a farmhand on the Aylesworth farm in Clinton Township of Wayne County, Ohio, very near to where your Peter Lichty is found. Further, he was born in Pennsylvania, also where Peter originated.

I'd love to hear your thoughts on this proposed connection and would welcome assistance and insight. I'd be willing to participate in a DNA test to prove the connection. Thank you!
Added by ILeighty on Jul 13, 2016 8:53 PM
RE: Callie Hooper
You're welcome. Glad I could help
Added by traycx on Jul 06, 2016 8:02 PM
Arizona Kid
RE: Minnie McClain
You are very welcome. Seems the requests had some delay and I took the list and got most of them in a couple hours. Love being able to help.
Added by Arizona Kid on Jul 05, 2016 8:18 AM
Arizona Kid
RE: Minnie McClain
You are most welcome. If there was a long delay between the time you requested and now, it was likely because it seems all the local volunteers stopped taking photos. Glad I was able to find them and fulfill the requests.
Added by Arizona Kid on Jul 03, 2016 10:46 PM
Pat D.
RE: Sarah Kroniger #144235724
Hi Shirley.
No problem for me to delete, or transfer to you.
Glad you will be able to handle this one as a relative.

Let me know specifically what you would prefer.
Use my email if you like, Pat D.
Added by Pat D. on Jun 26, 2016 7:47 PM
The Genealogy Genie
RE: George Andrew Van Sickle #92103746
Thank you for writing. Are you a descendant of George and Sarah (nee Emmons) VanSickle?
Added by The Genealogy Genie on Jun 26, 2016 9:24 AM
Bridgette C.
RE: Garret Van Blarcom #8537939
I've created a few duplicates myself -- it happens very easily, especially if there is just a slight variation in a name. Good luck getting it all resolved and have a great day!
Added by Bridgette C. on Jun 26, 2016 1:10 AM
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