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The following report was prepared by Marcia R. Stocks, with Generations 4.2 software by Sierra. Reference notes indicating sources have been included. Not all information has been verified, only that which actual birth certificates, death certificates and military records were available. Some information was derived from obituaries and newspaper articles, provided by Elva Irene (Reese Donahue) Smithson - my grandmother. If anyone recognizes these names and feels they have something they would like to share, please email me. If you find something that will help you in your search, please feel free to use the information. All I ask is that you acknowledge the source and enter a message into my guestbook. Thank you. And Happy Hunting


Marcia R. Stocks


Family History - 22 Feb 1999

1. Robert DONAHUE 12 - 135


Children: Robert - 133


1.1 Robert DONAHUE 12 - 133

Spouse: Millie HUFFMAN 12 - 134
Spouse Father: John HUFFMAN - 136 Spouse Mother: Mary - 137

Children: William Walter - 9

1.1.1a William Walter DONAHUE* - 9


Birth Date: 26 Apr 1888
Birth Place: Rayne Township, Dixonville Borough, Indiana County, PA
Death Date: 6 Jul 1962
Death Place: Ligonier, PA
Burial Place: Harolds Zion Lutheran Church Cemetery, Hempfield Township PA

Notes: Had sister named Mary. Mary stated last name changed from DONAHAEY to DONAHUE

12 - Original spelling could also have been "Donahay"Raised in orphanage in PA

Spouse: Grace TITSWORTH - 10
Birth Date: 28 Aug 1887
Birth Place: Williamville, NY
Death Date: 2 Sep 1971
Death Place: Ligonier, PA
Burial Date: 6 Sep 1971
Burial Place: Harolds Zion Lutheran Church Cemetery, Hempfield Township PA
Spouse Father: Edward TITSWORTH - 31 (-1889)
Spouse Mother: Martha GOETTCH - 32 (-1890)

Spouse Notes:
Divorced Patrick Charles Brewer in Kansas City Missouri

Funeral -
Owen Wolford Funeral Home
144 East main Street
Ligonier, PA
Clergy - Stewart E. Proper

Marriage Date: 1913
Marriage Place: Williamsville, NY
Divorced: 1931/1934
Children: Herbert William - 7
Walter Leon - 11
Lillian Grace - 12
Dorothy Mary - 14
Mary Jane - 15
Clara Annabelle - 17
Florence Lorraine - 19

1.1.1a.1 Herbert William DONAHUE - 7


Birth Date: 7 Dec 1915
Birth Place: New York , NY 5
Death Date: 30 Jul 1961
Death Place: Greensburg, PA
Burial Date: 7
Burial Place: Harold's Zion Lutheran Church Cemetery, Greensburg, PA 9
Occupation: Army Ref #8

Notes:
Army: 5
Enlisted - 22 May 1942 - Greensburg PA
Discharged - 18 May 1943
Honorable - for Disability
Place of Residence: 638 Sidney Street, Greensburg PA
Place of Discharge: Springfield, MO - O'Reilly General Hspt

Service Serial #33275-713;Private Battery - C-260-Co AA;VA Claim - May 1943 - Pittsburgh, PA

Birth: 6
Parents Residence - Batavia, NY

Harold's Zion Lutheran Church Cemetery 9
Rd #6, Greensburg PA 15601

Funeral Program - 10
Rev Joseph L Pittman

SS# 159-12-8149 11
Issued before 1951
State of Pennsylvania

***Per Laura Donahue Poythress - 6 mos prior to discharge - was admitted to Johns Hopkins for kidney removal ***

Medical: Medical Discharge - Army - 13 May 1943
Place of Discharge - Springfield Mo. O'Reilly General Hospital
Heart & Kidney Condition, extreme nervousness
Left Kidney removed while in service Hospitalization/Treatment Received during Military
Service:
Dec 1942 - Ft Lewis, Washington
Jan 1943 - VanCouver General Hospital - Washington
Apr 1943 - O'Reilly General Hospital - Missouri
12 Feb 1949 - O'Reilly General Hospital - Missouri 5
Spouse: Elva Irene REESE - 8
Birth Date: 20 Jan 1920
Birth Place: Mt Pleasant, Westmoreland County, PA
Christen Date: 23 Jan 1923
Christen Place: In her home 3
Occupation: Seamstress, Cook
Education: 6th Grade
Religion: Baptist
Spouse Father: William F REESE - 35 (1881-1949) Spouse Mother: Laura May BRINER - 34 (1899-1941)

Spouse Notes:
Birth - also check Kecksburg PA

Marriage Date: 13 Sep 1941 4
Marriage Place: Greensburg, Westmoreland County, PA

Children:
Helen Irene - 4
Herbert William - 20
Laura May - 24
Lois Jean - 26
Dorothy Ethel - 28

1.1.1a.2 Walter Leon DONAHUE - 11


Birth Date: 12 Dec 1914
Birth Place: Williamsville NY
Death Date: 8 Oct 1915

1.1.1a.3 Lillian Grace DONAHUE - 12


Birth Date: 28 Sep 1918
Birth Place: Lodi, NY
Death Date: 27 Feb 1993
Death Place: Latrobe Area Hospital, Latrobe PA
Burial Date: 2 Mar 1993
Burial Place: Harolds Zion Lutheran Church Cemetery, Hempfield Township PA

Notes:
Funeral:Arrangements by - J. Paul McCracken
Wolford-McCracken Funer Home Inc.;144 E. Main Street;Ligonier, PA
Presided over by - Rev. Mark-Judson Koltash

Spouse: John Trever FETTER - 13
Birth Date: 16 Dec 1913
Birth Place: Whitney PA
Occupation: PennDOT
Spouse Father: Robert G FETTER - 131
Spouse Mother: Ida Pearl STAHL - 132

Spouse
Notes: Served in WWII - Army

Marriage Date: 14 Jul 1945
Marriage Place: Turtle Creek, PA

Children:
Nancy Lou - 61
Barbara Ann - 64

1.1.1a.4 Dorothy Mary DONAHUE - 14


Birth Date: 28 Aug 1921
Death Date: 27 Sep 1941
Death Place: Laurelton State Village, Lycoming, PA
Burial Place: Harolds Zion Lutheran Church Cemetery, Hempfield Township PA

1.1.1a.5a Mary Jane DONAHUE* - 15


Birth Date: 23 Oct 1923
Birth Place: Bernizer, PA

Spouse: James Douglas MCMASTER - 16
Birth Date: 3 Jun 1918
Birth Place: Bolivar PA
Death Date: Jun 1963

Marriage Date: 10 Dec 1940
Marriage Place: Winchester, VA
Divorced: 1956

Children:
Ernest Mohney - 73
Ronald Lee - 74
Beverly Louise - 75
Carol Ann - 85
Glenn Leroy - 98

Other Spouses Jonathon CRUSSAN - 71
Kenneth William LONG - 72

1.1.1a.5b Mary Jane DONAHUE* - 15


(See above)

Spouse: Jonathon CRUSSAN - 71 Birth Place: Bolivar PA

Marriage Date: ? 27 May 1954
Marriage Place: Bolivar PA
Divorced: 1968

Other Spouses: James Douglas MCMASTER - 16; Kenneth William LONG - 72

1.1.1a.5c Mary Jane DONAHUE* - 15


(See above)

Spouse: Kenneth William LONG - 72
Birth Date: 23 May 1922
Birth Place: Mt Pleasant, Iowa

Marriage Date: 15 Jun 1975
Marriage Place: Rock Island, ILL

Other Spouses: James Douglas MCMASTER - 16
Jonathon CRUSSAN - 71

1.1.1a.6a Clara Annabelle DONAHUE* - 17


Birth Date: 25 Nov 1925
Birth Place: Atlantic PA

Spouse: Archibald William SQUIB - 18

Marriage Date: 1942
Marriage Place: Derry PA
Divorced: 1952

Children:
Archibald William - 103
Linda Lou - 108
David Richard - 109

Other Spouses:Anthony CARUSO - 100;LITTLE - 101;Charles WOLFRAM - 102;Charles WOLFRAM - 102

1.1.1a.6a.1 Archibald William SQUIB Jr - 103


Birth Date: 25 Jul 1943
Birth Place: Derry PA

Spouse: Irene - 104

Children:
Debbie - 105
Richie - 106
Linda Ann - 107

1.1.1a.6b Clara Annabelle DONAHUE* - 17


(See above)

Spouse: Anthony CARUSO - 100

Marriage Date: ?
Marriage Place: ?
Divorced: ?

Other Spouses- Archibald William SQUIB - 18;LITTLE - 101; Charles WOLFRAM - 102;Charles WOLFRAM - 102

1.1.1a.6c Clara Annabelle DONAHUE* - 17


(See above)
Spouse:LITTLE - 101
Birth Place: Alabama

Marriage Date: 1956
Marriage Place: ?
Divorced: 1956

Other Spouses- Archibald William SQUIB - 18;Anthony CARUSO - 100; Charles WOLFRAM - 102; Charles WOLFRAM - 102

1.1.1a.6d Clara Annabelle DONAHUE* - 17


(See above)

Spouse: Charles WOLFRAM - 102

Marriage Date: 14 Oct 1956
Divorced: 1967

Other Spouses Archibald William SQUIB - 18; Anthony CARUSO - 100; LITTLE - 101

1.1.1a.6e Clara Annabelle DONAHUE* - 17


(See above)

Spouse: Charles WOLFRAM - 102

Marriage Date: ? 18 Dec

Other Spouses- Archibald William SQUIB - 18; Anthony CARUSO - 100; LITTLE - 101

1.1.1a.7 Florence Lorraine DONAHUE - 19


Birth Date: 10 Nov 1927
Birth Place: Greensburg PA
Death Date: 30 Nov 1927
Death Place: Greensburg PA

Medical: "blue baby"

1.1.1b William Walter DONAHUE* - 9


(See above)br>
Spouse: Grace TITSWORTH - 10
Birth Date: 28 Aug 1887
Birth Place: Williamville, NY
Death Date: 2 Sep 1971
Death Place: Ligonier, PA
Burial Date: 6 Sep 1971
Burial Place: Harolds Zion Lutheran Church Cemetery, Hempfield Township PA
Spouse Father: Edward TITSWORTH - 31 (-1889)
Spouse Mother: Martha GOETTCH - 32 (-1890)

Spouse Notes:
Divorced Patrick Charles Brewer in Kansas City Missouri

Funeral - Owen Wolford Funeral Home;144 East main Street; Ligonier, PA
Clergy - Stewart E. Proper

Marriage Date: 28 Aug 1956
Marriage Place: Kansas City, MO

Reference Note 3
Certificate of Birth - #291949 - Primary Dist #948 3467 File #12699-20, Registered 48, Date filed - Feb 2, 1920

Reference Note 4 - Marriage Cert #95959 - Issued by : Orphans' Court of Westmoreland County, PA

Reference Note 5 - Application for Outpatient Treatment - 12 Feb 1949

Reference Note 6 - Certificate of Birth #001754, District #1801, County of Genese (?), Batavia, NY Registered #322

Reference Note 7 - Funeral bill - Henry S Coshey Funeral Home 319 W Pittsburgh St, Greensburg, PA; Dated 9 Aug 1961;Signed - Robert Nicholson

Reference Note 8 - Statement of Service - dated 24 May 1996;Service #33276-713;US Army - Honorable Discharge;Rank - Prvt

Reference Note 9 - Letter - Westmoreland County Historical Society - Agnes Tomicheck

Reference Note 10 - Funeral Program

Reference Note 11 - Social Security Death Index

Reference Note 12 - Per family bible - Elva Reese Donahue Smithson

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