Started May 10, 2013
I knew this was bound to happen and I have to correct some errors. The first concerns the three Catherine Kremers or Kraemer. Philip Wolford was married to Catherine Kraemer and they lived in West Manheim Twp., York Co PA. Some of their children went to Centre Co. PA. Her name is correct. I mentioned that their son John was married to a Catherine Kremer. That is not correct. He was married to Catherine FUHRMAN of York Co PA. Her dates are however correct. Their son John was married to…Continue
Posted on July 3, 2012 at 5:54pm — 1 Comment
The following is from the will of Philip Wohlford, son of the previous Philip who moved over the mountain to Sugar Valley in Clinton Co PA where he lived outside Loganton. He and his wife are buried in the cemetery behind what had been the Lutheran Church. Loganton suffered a disastrous fire in 1917 and half of the town was destroyed including the original Lutheran Church. A bank occupies that spot today. The Lutheran Church rebuilt caty cornered across the intersection from the original…Continue
Posted on July 1, 2012 at 8:54am — 1 Comment
Like John Wohlford or Wohlfart's will this will is just simply a list of his children and where they lived. Philip's will is dated 28 Nov 1842. Some of his children moved west and those are identified by where they lived. Philip moved over the mountain to Sugar Valley.
List of Heirs:
Susan m. Frederick Friedly lived in Stephenson Co. IL
Philip m. Sophia Snook and lived in the Loganton, Clinton Co. PA area commonly referred to as the Sugar…Continue
Posted on June 30, 2012 at 8:30am
This is the John Wolford who I posted about before Philip. Spelling should have been Wohlford or Wohlfart.
Any of you who followed the Jerry Sandusky trial last week, caught glimpses of the beautiful courthouse where the trial was held in Bellefont PA. That is the same courthouse where brothers John and Philip filed their wills. I believe the older wills are now in the hands of the historical society.
John's children began the migration of Wohlfords. Kleckners and Snooks from…Continue
Posted on June 30, 2012 at 7:07am — 1 Comment
This is a brother of John Wolford or Wohlford I wrote about earlier today. Philip was born in 1774 in West Manheim Twp York Co PA. He migrated to Centre Co. PA settling in Miles Twp. near Rebersburg. He married Catherine in 1801 and died 28 Nov 1843 in Rebersburg. His wife Catherine died before 1843. Their children were:
Philip b. 4 April 1804 d. 20 Feb 1864 in Loganton Clinton Co PA m. Sophia Snook
Jacob b. 25 July 1800
John b. 6 April 1808 wife's name…Continue
Posted on June 28, 2012 at 8:45pm