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Looking for family roots in western PA...many names

Looking for family roots in western PA...many names

Paula (View posts)
Posted: 966269096000
Names:
Dixon - of Northeast, PA (Lester Edna Blanding-Dixon...Gertie John Swanson of Gerry, NY are related)
Haaser - of Titusville, PA (Frank Augusta)
Popeney or Poupeney or Popney - of Frenchtown, PA (any and all relations on back from Montbozon or Besnans, France in 1700's)
Fluharty - of Phildelphia (David Bethuel Fluharty and relations)
Atwell - Chester Bennett Atwell specifically; mother was Rena that lived in Binghamton, NY
Posted: 971038290000
Edited: 994017304000
I have no telephone listing in my phonebook for Haaser.Thought you would like to know that. TTFN,Butch George

Re: Looking for family roots in western PA...many names

L.S.Roberts (View posts)
Posted: 998798337000
Classification: Query
Hello,
I just came across some year-old messages on Rootsweb in which you ask about ancestors. My Great-great grandparents, Francois [aka Francis] and Marie Elouise[aka Elise] emigrated from the village of Chamsole, above the town of Besancon, Dept. Doubs, in 1838, traveling via New Orleans up the Mississippi and settling in the village of Carondelet. Five miles from St. Louis, it eventually became the southern-most part, by anexation, of the City of St. Louis. I note that one of their surviving sons was also a Francis or Frank Poupeney.I grew up in St. Louis but no longer live there, although my family does. Another 'cousin' living in MO has also been doing a lot of genealogical searching. My Great Grandfather, Joseph Pierre Poupeney, was the youngest son and his son, my Grandfather, was Oris Joseph Poupeney. No doubt all of us (the Missouri Poupeney cousins) do have a connection five or so generations back--near Besancon.
Cheers, L. Roberts

Re: Looking for family roots in western PA...many names

Posted: 1041215360000
Classification: Query
I am also looking for family of Chester Bennett Atwell, whos mother was Rena Price of Binghamton Ny. She passed away in St Petersburg Fl - Sept 16,1998. Have you located any family?

Re: Looking for family roots in western PA...many names

Posted: 1366328647000
Classification: Query
Surnames: Atwell
My father was married to Rena and Chester Bennett Atwell is my half-brother.
My father is deceased and Chester lives somewhere in Michigan.
What is it that you'd like to know about the family?

James R. “Dick” Popney

Posted: 1509568859000
Classification: Obituary
Surnames: Popney
BOARDMAN, Ohio – James R. “Dick” Popney, 79, died peacefully early Monday morning at the Commons at Greenbriar, with his wife by his side.

Dick was born Aug. 15, 1938, in Youngstown, Ohio the son of Leon and Anna (Dunn) Popney.

He was a 1956 graduate of Chaney High School and enlisted in the U.S. Army after graduation. During the time he served, Dick worked as an Army medic in the Army Medical Corps.

After being discharged from the Army, he worked for U.S. Steel in the payroll department. Dick later graduated from Youngstown State University, receiving his Bachelor’s degree in Nursing.

He worked several years for Mr. DeBartolo as a private nurse and later at Southside Hospital. Dick eventually retired after 30 years from St. Elizabeth Hospital in 2003.

Dickvolunteered at the HIV Clinic and helped Hospice of the Valley with fundraising.

Dick is survived by his wife, the former Donna Smyczynski, whom he married Oct. 4, 1969; and three nieces, Debbie Ramps, Dody Kessler and Diane Vitullo.

He was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters, Patricia Jones and Delores Popney.

Per Dick’s wishes, there will be no calling hours.
A memorial service will he held at a later date.

Professional arrangements are being handled by the Higgins-Reardon Funeral Homes, Poland Chapel.
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