Category Archives: Shoemaker Family

First Families of Pennsylvania

Genealogical Society of Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, First Families of Pennsylvania, Wall Family , Richardson, Levering

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The Welcome Society of Philadelphia Pennsylvania and the Shoemaker Family

Richard Wall, Richard Wall House, Welcome Society, George Shoemaker, Sarah Wall

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The Welcome Society Membership in the Works

The Welcome Society, Sarah Wall, George Shoemaker, Sarah Shoemaker, First Families of Pennsylvania

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Winding Down My Term and Moving On

Well, the three years as South Central District Director for the Pennsylvania State Society, DAR is winding down.  I’ve had a busy 3 years, but very rewarding.  I have visited each of the DAR Chapters in the South Central and … Continue reading

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Hot off the presses

I picked up my book from the printer yesterday.  It looks great.  Now the hard part comes – advertising and marketing a limited audience book.  The book title is:  Shoemaker and Packard History:  A Letter from James Doty to Arthur … Continue reading

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James Doty Book At the Printers

I didn’t make the Christmas deadline I had set for myself, but did make it to the printers December 28th. The book will be available through my website in the new year. With the index of more than 3000 names, … Continue reading

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James Doty Letter To Arthur Shoemaker

I’m coming down the home stretch on publishing the letter that James K. Doty wrote to his cousin Arthur (Clell) Shoemaker in 1965. I have been working on documenting this letter for at least 4 years. I’m still looking for … Continue reading

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Another Ancestor in the Revolutionary War

I have finally proven my ancestor, Susannah Shafer Shoemaker Ayres, to be the daughter of Adam Shafer and Elizabeth Swartout/Swartwood of Luzerne County, PA. This was a hard one. I first found her listed on an application for NSDAR, as … Continue reading

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Private Joseph S. Shoemaker, Civil War

I joined the Daughters of the Union Veterans of the Civil War, 1861-1865, this year, under Great, Great Grandfather John Wesley Duart.  I didn’t know too much about him or his regiment, so I’ve endeavored to write an article about … Continue reading

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Benjamin Stone is Official

I’ve been notified that another one of my NSDAR supplements has been approved.  Benjamin Stone was born in 1732 in Dudley, Worcester Co., MA and married Susannah Buckman.  These are the parents of Perris Stone who was married to Jesse … Continue reading

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