Alma (Krause nee Kaufman) – daughter-in-law; Harry’s wife
Alton (Krause) – son; husband of Genevieve
Barry (Krause) – grandson; son of Larry & Lois
Blough(s) – neighbors of Dick & Hilda Miller; Helen & Harold
Boswell – town NE of Jennerstown along Rt. 601
Clarence (King) – brother-in law; husband of Sadie nee Lee
Clyde (Krause) – son; husband of Jean
Davidsville – town to NE in Somerset Co., PA along Rt. 403
Davie (Krause) – grandson; son Harry & Alma’s son
Dick (Miller) – son-in-law; husband of daughter Hilda
Donnie (Krause) – grandson; son Ernest & Mary’s son
Ernest (Krause) – son; husband of Mary
Genevieve (Krause nee Overdorff) – daughter-in-law; wife of son Alton
Glenn(s) (Bodnar) – brother-in-law; wife Eva is nee Lee
Greensburg – city along Rt. 30 about halfway to Pittsburgh
Grey/Gray – small mining town just south of Jennerstown off Rt. 985
Guystown/Geistown – borough east of Johnstown, Cambria Co., PA
Harry (Krause) – son
Herb (Adams) – son-in-law; husband of daughter Olive
Hilda (Miller nee Krause) – daughter; wife of Dick
Hinman/Hyndman – small town in adjoining SW Bedford County, PA
Hooversville – small town in NE Somerset Co., PA
Jean (Krause) – daughter-in-law; Clyde’s wife
Jennerstown – address of residence in northern Somerset Co.
Jerry (Krause) – grandson; son of Harry & Alma
Jim(s) (Krause) – grandson; son of Harry & Alma
King(s) (Clarence & Sadie nee Lee) – sister & brother-in-law
Larry (Adams) – grandson; son of Herb & Olive nee Krause
Larry (Lawrence Krause) – son; husband of Lois
Ligonier – town west of Jennerstown along Rt. 30
Lizzie (Shrader nee Lee) – sister; wife of Clyde Shrader
Lois (Krause) – daughter-in-law; Larry’s wife
Mary (Krause) – daughter-in-law; wife of son Ernest
Mart (Krause) – step-grandson; son of Ernest & Mary
McConnellsburg – town to the east of Somerset Co. along Rt. 30
Olive (Adams nee Krause) – daughter; wife of Herb
Omar (Miller) – brother of son-in-law Dick Miller
Overdorff(s) (Maude & Chester) – in-laws of son Alton
Paul (Adams) – grandson; son of Herb & Olive
Pop (Charles Krause) – husband of Annie “Mom”
Pud (Ralph Krause) – son; husband of Rachel
Rita (Varney nee Krause) – granddaughter; daughter of Harry & Alma
Ronnie (Krause) – oldest grandson; son of Harry & Alma
Shirley (McGrory nee Krause) – granddaughter; daughter of Ernest & Mary
Shrader(s) (Lizzie nee Lee & Clyde – sister & brother-in-law
Sim (Simon Lee) – brother
Somerset – County seat 8 miles south of Jennerstown along Rts. 985, 601, & 219
Susan (Pearce nee Miller) – granddaughter; daughter of Dick & Hilda
Thomas Mills – town in northern Somerset County along Rt. 985/219
Trostle(s) (Jerry & wife) – son Clyde’s in-laws; Jean’s parents
Warren (Krause) – grandson; son of Clyde & Jean
Windber – Somerset County borough to the northeast along Rt. 56
For fastest retrieval, search by name, date, or subject; type “photo album” to go directly to pictures and documentsNEW 3/11/17: "Obit & Will of James Ross (1811-1885) .PDF"
NEW 3/1/17: "Gold in the Hills: The Alton Krause Family Story" with supplemental character information and additional supporting stories
NEW 2/27/17: "Journal of Amish & Plain Anabaptist Studies" (JAPAS) and "Amish America.com" with online encyclopedia & state guide
NEW 1/12/17: "E-Genealogy 101: Three easy steps to woodshedding the family tree"
NEW 1/3/17: "Introduction: Our Mauer Family" and "Our Mauer Family Tree"
NEW 12/30/16: Ancient family mottos on most family tree pages
NEW 12/21/16: "Introduction: Our Sadorus Family" and "Vitals: William Sadorus, Sr."
NEW 12/15/16: "Excerpts from Two Old Zimmerman Family Wills"
NEW 7/27/16: "Short Stories from the Gray Family History, Part I: "My First Trip to Florida- A Brief Encounter"
NEW 7/6/16: "Last Will & Testament of Robert P. Gray (1844-1928)"
NEW 6/17/16: "Our Stahl Family Tree" and "Vitals" (Joseph Miller-associated family back to 1700)
NEW 6/15/16: "Merle Gray: Great-grandson of Civil War Teamster, William Gray"
NEW 6/2/16: "Last Will & Testament: George Hoffman (1828-1907 Gray-associated family)"
NEW 5/15/16: "On the Trail of our Early Lee Family"
NEW 5/10/16: "Our Common Amish Roots with Katey Sagal, actress & singer-songwriter"
NEW 4/23/16: "Causes of Death 1906-2015 in Pearce, Gray, & Associated Families and Miller, Krause, & Associated Families"
NEW 4/8/16: "A Journey between two Passages: The 'Mom' & 'Pop' Krause family from the National Road to the Lincoln Highway"
NEW 4/3/16: "Our Cousin of the Black Horse Squadron: Lemon Grimes"
NEW 3/26/16: "Dr. Annie R. Pearce: 2016 VA Tech Alumni Award Winner for Outreach Excellence"
NEW 3/23/16: "Serving Her Country in the Army Tradition: Cpt. Taylor Pearce"
NEW 3/3/16: "Up to Date with Wiltshire Poet Edward Slow: the tale of the Moonrakers via YouTube"
NEW 2/27/16: "Our Grays in the Civil War Book, UNDER THE RED PATCH"
NEW 2/19/16: "A Civil War Journal: Robert Gray, 6th Reg. PA Volunteers"
NEW 2/15/16: "Letter from Robert Gray: Lynn Haven, FL, to home (1913)"
NEW 2/9/16: "Descendants of William Sylvester (1816-1879) & Elizabeth Leslie Gray (1818-1895)
NEW 1/20/16: "Four Postcards from a Sanitarium (1911)"
New 1/15/16: "Voices from Across the Continent: Two Gray Family Letters of 1908"
NEW 10/3/15: Look for links, repostings, & summaries of articles from THE HISTORIAN, THE LAUREL MESSENGER, THE CASSELMAN CHRONICLE, GARRETT CO, MD, MUSEUMS, and MENNONITE FAMILY HISTORY
What are my favorite Original Family Narratives? PEARCE-AUSTEN, LESLIE (under Gray family), CHRISTIAN MILLER (see Hannes “Indian John” Miller), and LEE (see Krause-Tommy Lee.)
NEW ONGOING: “Vitals” for each couple, including ancestors, descendants, locations, & more (click on first names in family trees)
IDEA: If you’re from one of our families, why not “save” that family tree file, then replace my name and descendants with yours, then print. and distribute! (I hope you’ll share this with my readers and me.)