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Re: Ida Jane Kunkle b. 10-6-1865 Indiana, PA
Posted by: Pamela (Fiscus) Hatch (ID *****7677) Date: October 26, 2008 at 14:23:54
In Reply to: Re: Ida Jane Kunkle b. 10-6-1865 Indiana, PA by Kim Rudge-Karic of 354

Hello again. Thank you for writing back. I hope you don't mind wading through all of this. I do have a few questions embedded here, so I hope you will answer them. I appreciate it.

You wrote on the Kunkle forum:
"…my Fiscus line migrated shortly after 1769 from Lancaster Co to Westmoreland Co on the Forbes Road."

That is a wonderful piece of information, actually. However Gerhardt and Frederich were related, Gerhardt went west (western Pennsylvania) and Frederich went south (North Carolina). It is practically impossible to verify Frederich's location because there are only snippets and inferences from 1) John Adam Fiscus's Revolutionary War pension application, 2) a Fiscus daughter’s Moravian death record that mentions moving “just this side of the Susquehanna River”, 3) a land record called “Cattail Marsh” for Frederick Fiscus in Maryland, 4) a Fiscus daughter’s statement in her Moravian death record that the Frederick Fiscus family lived first in Germantown after arriving in Philadelphia, and 5) the location of the two Hauser brothers who married Fiscus sisters when they lived near Frederick, Maryland.

The fact that other people named Fiscus were still in the Lancaster County, PA area in 1969 might be a clue for further research. Do you know where (more specifically) your Fiscus people lived in Lancaster County? John Adam Fiscus, son of Frederick Fiscus, said that he was born in Conestoga Township, Lancaster County, PA.

The second item of note that you wrote was:

“Via a published biographical/historical book in 1891…”

Could you tell me that name of that book? This is all I find on the LDS website:
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Aarons of Crates, Pa., 1820 to 1980 Shannon, Catherine, 1918-. Fiscus
Ancestor table for Jesse Irwin Aber Aber, Jesse Irwin. Fiscus

The Dale family history Dale, Jewell M. (Jewell Meredith) , 1916-. Fiscus

Descendants of Jacob Miller Sr. and Anna Stutzman Greenwood, Mary M. (Mary Maxine Curnutt) , 1919-. Fiscus

Drake : de[s]cendants of Greenberry & Nancy "Lane" Drake & associated families McMellon, Judith C. (Judith Christine Stover) , 1940-. Fiscus

Fenstermaker newsnotes Fenstermaker, Roy F. (LeRoy) . Fiscus

Fisk(e) Family Association newsletter Fisk(e) Family Association (Pasadena, California). Fiscus

Genealogies of the Shonk and Arney families : related families, Bader, Eckhart, Flenner, Helwig, Mizer, Nihart, Pershing, Thompson, White, Addy, Berndt, Conder, Couchman, Ellis, Fiscus, Fulk, Funk, Jones, Merckel, Norman, Romig, Saftley, Schmidt, Schwind, Small Shonk, Clara Jane Curtis, 1933-. Fiscus

Hannah family records, 1747-1986 Miller, Rachel H.. Fiscus

The Haúßer hearth : the official newsletter of the Hauser - Hooser - Houser - Hoosier Family Association Hauser - Hooser - Houser - Hoosier Family Association. Fiscus

A history of the Fiscus family of Indiana Fiscus, Marcella Williams. Fiscus

A new history of Jayne genealogy, 1618-1992 Manning, Ethel C., 1910-. Fiscus

Our family newsnotes : a periodical newsletter dedicated to the Fenstermaker and Cyphert families Fenstermaker, Roy F. (LeRoy) . Fiscus

Owen county cousins : a genealogical work concerning the families surnamed Fulk, Fiscus, Hauser, and related families, all of Owen County, Indiana Lovell, Rosemary F. (Rosemary Faulk) , 1927-. Fiscus

We are the Arney's Williams, Edna. Fiscus
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Thank you for all of your time.


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