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Jim Avery's Blog – June 2012 Archive (5)

The Wolford Connection - Philip Wohlford's Will (Centre Co PA)

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…


Added by Jim Avery on June 30, 2012 at 8:30am — No Comments

The Wolford Connection - John Wohlfart Sr's Will (Centre Co PA)

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…


Added by Jim Avery on June 30, 2012 at 7:07am — 1 Comment

The Wolford Connection - The Philip Wohlford Family of Centre Co PA

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…


Added by Jim Avery on June 28, 2012 at 8:45pm — No Comments

The Wolford Connection - The John Wolford Family of Centre Co PA

This John Wohlford  was born 6 Nov 1783 in West Manheim  Twp in York Co. PA a son of Philip Wolford and Catherine Kraemer. He followed his brother Philip to Centre Co PA around 1800. He married Catherine Kremer in 1806 probably in Miles Twp. Centre Co He died 20 Oct 1857 and is buried in the Lutheran and Reformed graveyard in Rebersburg Centre Co PA His wife Catherine was born 11 June 1787 and died 21 July 1854. Their children:

John  b. 4 March 1810 m. 4 June 1833 d. Winter 1872…


Added by Jim Avery on June 28, 2012 at 8:45am — No Comments

John Sholl Family ( married Elizabeth Wohlfahrt)

This from the Sholl family history:

John Sholl ( Michael 2, Philip Peter 1)

Born PA 1774 (probably York Co)

Died Rebersburg Centre Co PA 14 Aug 1839 buried Union Cemetery

Married Elizabeth Wohlfahrt daughter of Philip Wolford and Catherine Kraemer

Farmer, located 1807 Brush Valley Centre Co PA

; Democrat and Lutheran

Children: John m. Kate Rishel; Jacob b. 24 June 1807 m. Mary (Polly) Homan; Catherine b. 22 Jan 1809 m. Felix Amspacher; Susan b.…


Added by Jim Avery on June 25, 2012 at 6:47pm — No Comments




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