Tombstone Tuesday

Tombstone Tuesday – John Leo Noble

Posted on January 31, 2017 in Tombstone Tuesday

    John Leo Noble was baptized on 6 September, 1891 in Saint Joseph’s RC church located in Locust Gap, Northumberland Co., Pennsylvania. His baptismal record states he was born 31 August 1891, the son of Thomas Noble and Margaret McGinn Noble. He was married to Eleanor Favidge, daughter of John and Marie Favidge, on 1 February 1916 at Our […]

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Tombstone Tuesday – Theobald Meisberger (1837 – 1900)

Posted on July 26, 2016 in Tombstone Tuesday

My Tombstone Tuesday for this week is the monument of my 2nd great grandfather, Theobald Casper Meisberger, in St. Edward’s Cemetery, Coal Township, Northumberland Co., Pennsylvania. The grave is located in range 12, lot 21, grave 1 of the cemetery. He died 13 June 1900 and according to the cemetery record, he was buried 13 June 1900. The grave has […]

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Tombstone Tuesday – Edward Noble (1827 – 1872)

Posted on May 17, 2016 in Tombstone Tuesday

The photo is of the tombstone of my great-great-grandfather, Edward Noble. Edward and his family, including my great-grandfather Thomas, were found in the 1870 US Federal census. Edward and his wife Mary were born in Ireland; and all the children, prior to that last two, were born in England. Since Edward died prior to 1880, this is his only appearance […]

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52 Ancestors 2015 Edition: #29 Christopher McGinn (1871 – 1903) – Tombstone Tuesday

Posted on July 21, 2015 in 52 Ancestors, Family History, Tombstone Tuesday

Christopher McGinn is the son of Christopher McGinn and Anna Delaney McGinn and he is my 2nd great uncle. According to another researcher, who has a copy of the marriage license, Christopher McGinn married Mary McDonnell on 20 Oct 1899 in Locust Gap, Northumberland Co., PA by Leo Fair. In the 1900 US census, Mary and he were living in […]

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52 Ancestors 2015 Edition: #2 Marie King 1921 – 1951 (Tombstone Tuesday)

Posted on January 13, 2015 in 52Ancestors, Family History, Tombstone Tuesday

For this week, I selected a remote collateral ancestor, Marie C. King, since I have only two Kings in my database—Marie and her father. Marie is my 3rd cousin 1x removed. She is the daughter of Francis J. King and Agnes (Shuda) King, who is my 2nd cousin 2x removed. In the 1930 US census, Marie is enumerated as Marie […]

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