Margaret Russell Cobe

Here I am again…switching gears.  This week, I am in search of my Russell kin.   Margaret Russell married Richard Cobe Jr. on 10 October 1867 in Paulding County, Ohio by a Justice of the Peace. Scant records narrow down her birth date to two probabilities; 1) 8 March 1852 or 2) 9 December 1849.  It’s hard to decide … Continue reading Margaret Russell Cobe

My Lost Grandmothers: More Brick Walls

1840 U.S. Federal Census for South Huntington, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania. I am at a hard brick wall on many of our female ancestors.  I know who all of my 3 x great grandmothers are, but I am unable to complete documentation on four.  Daniel’s mother, Mary Wible or Weigle, has been elusive; however, I may … Continue reading My Lost Grandmothers: More Brick Walls