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Edward E. Rieck1

M, #3601, b. 27 October 1865, d. 10 January 1944

Parents

FatherSamuel Reick
MotherWilhelmina Mollenauer (b. 3 October 1837, d. 1913)

Biography

Edward E. Rieck was born on 27 October 1865.1 He died on 10 January 1944, at age 78.1

Information from a chart given Ruth (Gigax) Hurlbert and prepared byW.

E. Michel, 5135 Baum Blvd., Pittsburgh, PA 15224, 682-3313, 25 Aug

1963.

'Edward E. Rieck, who later became famous for 'Rieck's Milk and Ice

Cream''.

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Citations

  1. [S9] Russell Arndts, online via email attachment, Russell Arndts (St. Cloud, Minnesota), downloaded 7 Sep 2006.

Sarah Rieck1

F, #3602, b. 1862, d. 1919

Parents

FatherSamuel Reick
MotherWilhelmina Mollenauer (b. 3 October 1837, d. 1913)

Biography

Sarah Rieck was born in 1862.1 She and Lushen were married.1 She died in 1919, at age ~57.1
Sarah Rieck was also known as Sarah Rieck.1 She was also known as Sarah Lushen.

Information from a chart given Ruth (Gigax) Hurlbert and prepared byW.

E. Michel, 5135 Baum Blvd., Pittsburgh, PA 15224, 682-3313, 25 Aug

1963.

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Citations

  1. [S9] Russell Arndts, online via email attachment, Russell Arndts (St. Cloud, Minnesota), downloaded 7 Sep 2006.

William Monroe Riley1

M, #3615, b. 13 December 1927, d. 11 December 2008

Family: Betty Marie Evans (b. 4 November 1938)

SonJames Fredrick Riley+ (b. 13 December 1965)
SonWilliam Douglas Riley (b. 3 May 1967)

Biography

William Monroe Riley was born on 13 December 1927 in Charleston, Kanawha, West Virginia, USA.1 He witnessed the birth of James Fredrick Riley on 13 December 1965 in South Charleston, Kanawha, West Virginia, USA.1 William Monroe Riley witnessed the birth of William Douglas Riley on 3 May 1967 in Charleston, Kanawha, West Virginia, USA.1 William Monroe Riley and Betty Marie Evans were married on 27 May 1961 in Dunbar, Kanawha, West Virginia, USA.1 He died on 11 December 2008, at age 80, in Monongalia General Hospital, Morgantown, Monongalia, West Virginia, USA,

Obituary from the Inter-Mountain, Elkins, West Virginia, Dec. 13, 2008:

William Monroe Riley, 80, of Canaan Valley, passed away Dec. 11, 2008, at Monongalia General Hospital in Morgantown.

He was born Dec. 13, 1927, in Charleston, a son of the late Orpha Collin and Nettie Carter Riley.

Survivors include his wife, Betty Marie Evans Riley, whom he married on May 27, 1961; two sons, James Frederick (Nicole) Riley of Charleston and William Douglas Riley of Myrtle Beach, S.C.; one sister, Carol Kameswaran of Ocala, Fla.; and four grandsons, James Martin Riley, Evan Hunter Riley, Noah Collin Riley and Aidan Oliver Riley.

Bill brought his grandsons their first fishing rods and guns. Each of the grandchildren held a special place in their granddad's heart and all were special to him. Mr. Riley attended schools in Hinton, Nitro and Williamson where he graduated high school in 1946. He attended and graduated in 1950 from Morris Harvey College. He was a member of Who's Who in American Colleges and Universities and was president of his senior class. He later joined his father's business, Riley's Department Store, managing the store located in Montgomery.

About 1973, Bill and Betty moved to Dunbar and Bill took over management of Riley's Department Store in Dunbar. He also owned and operated Mt. State Outfitters, which he started in a storefront on 19th Street in Dunbar. Bill was past president of the Lion's Club in Montgomery. He was a Mason and past member of the Shrine in Charleston. He was a member of the West Virginia Wildwater Association and during his earliest years, he was very active in the group and was an avid whitewater paddler.

His interests later centered mainly on hunting and fishing. He hunted and fished with his father and others, going on hunts in the western United States and fishing streams in West Virginia at the Cranberry and William Rivers.

He was a member of Trout Unlimited. He traveled the world pursing his interests, including four trips to Africa, one to Brazil, one to Labrador and one to Russia. In 1991, he sold his business and moved to Canaan Valley.

He was a member of the Buena Chapel United Methodist Church. Bill loved to kid and tease everyone he knew. He was a good husband, father and a well-respected and liked man.

Memorial services for the cremains of Mr. Riley will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, Dec. 15, at Buena Chapel United Methodist Church in Canaan Valley with the Rev. James Martin officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Buena Chapel United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 486, Davis, W.Va. 26260. Hinkle Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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Citations

  1. [S12] Betty Marie Evans, "Email from Betty Marie Evans," e-mail message from Not recorded (Not recorded) to Carl J. Denbow, About 1995. Hereinafter cited as "Betty Evans Email".

Jean Ring

F, #3616

Family: Henry Kirby

SonJames Kirby
DaughterJeanne Kirby
SonWilliam Kirby
DaughterNancy Kirby (b. 1918)

Biography

Jean Ring witnessed the birth of James Kirby. She witnessed the birth of Jeanne Kirby. Jean Ring witnessed the birth of William Kirby. She witnessed the birth of Nancy Kirby in 1918.
Jean Ring was also known as Jean Kirby.
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Elizabeth Ripley

F, #3617, d. 1812

Family: James Graham (b. 4 October 1756, d. 2 September 1834)

DaughterSarah Graham
DaughterMargaret Graham+ (b. 1783, d. 1832)
SonWilliam Graham (b. 2 July 1783, d. 1854)
SonJohn Graham (b. 28 August 1787, d. 1840)
SonDavid Graham (b. 1790)
SonGabriel Graham (b. 1791, d. 1869)
SonSamuel Graham (b. 1794)
DaughterSusannah Graham (b. 1797)
SonJames Robert Graham (b. 21 March 1798, d. 18 December 1880)

Biography

Elizabeth Ripley witnessed the birth of Sarah Graham. Elizabeth Ripley witnessed the birth of Margaret Graham in 1783 in Pennsylvania, USA. Elizabeth Ripley witnessed the birth of William Graham on 2 July 1783 in Pennsylvania, USA. She witnessed the birth of John Graham on 28 August 1787 in Pennsylvania, USA. She witnessed the birth of David Graham in 1790. She witnessed the birth of Gabriel Graham in 1791. She witnessed the birth of Samuel Graham in 1794. She witnessed the birth of Susannah Graham in 1797. Elizabeth Ripley witnessed the birth of James Robert Graham on 21 March 1798. She died in 1812 in Athens, Athens, Ohio, USA, Named after Athens, Greece; home of Ohio University.
Elizabeth Ripley was also known as Elizabeth Graham. Name alao appears as Elizabeth Black in The Bobo Roots-Cellar,Volume IV, Number 2, Winter/Spring 1994.
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Peter H. Roach

M, #3619

Biography

Peter H. Roach and Oliva Bobo were married on 10 January 1861 in Vinton, Ohio, USA.
Check for this marriage in Vinton County, Ohio, Marriages, Vol. 2,page ?
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Robert

M, #3620, b. 1907
ReferencesDescendants of John Denboe (Indentured Servant)

Parents

MotherBernice Miracle (b. 1907)

Biography

Robert was born in 1907.
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Roseanna Robertson

F, #3624, b. 5 September 1859, d. April 1941

Parents

Family: Samuel Hunter (b. 29 April 1856, d. 26 April 1929)

DaughterRosella Hunter+ (b. about 1876)
DaughterElizabeth Kennedy Hunter+ (b. 1878, d. 8 October 1919)
DaughterMabel Hunter+ (b. 1879)
SonSam Hunter+ (b. 20 November 1881, d. 27 April 1950)
SonJames 'Jimmy' Hunter+ (b. about 1882)
DaughterLydia Hunter+ (b. 1888, d. 1966)
DaughterLillian Hunter+ (b. 8 January 1890)
SonGordon 'Dolly' Hunter+ (b. 1893)
DaughterMatilda Hunter+ (b. 28 July 1894)
SonWilliam 'Bill' Hunter (b. 1896)

Biography

Roseanna Robertson was born on 5 September 1859 in Pennsylvania, USA. She witnessed the birth of Rosella Hunter about 1876.1 Roseanna Robertson witnessed the birth of Elizabeth Kennedy Hunter in 1878 in Illinois, USA. Roseanna Robertson witnessed the birth of Mabel Hunter in 1879.1 Roseanna Robertson witnessed the birth of Sam Hunter on 20 November 1881 in Illinois, USA. She witnessed the birth of James 'Jimmy' Hunter about 1882.1 She witnessed the birth of Lydia Hunter in 1888. Roseanna Robertson witnessed the birth of Lillian Hunter on 8 January 1890 in Illinois, USA. Roseanna Robertson witnessed the birth of Gordon 'Dolly' Hunter in 1893.1 She witnessed the birth of Matilda Hunter on 28 July 1894 in Jefferson, Pennsylvania, USA. Roseanna Robertson witnessed the birth of William 'Bill' Hunter in 1896.1 She and Samuel Hunter were married on 25 August 1875 in Illinois, USA. She died in April 1941, at age 81, in Allegheny, Pennsylvania, USA. She was buried in Punxsutawney, Jefferson, Pennsylvania, USA.
Roseanna Robertson was also known as Roseanna Hunter. Death Certificate: 1. Place of Death (a) County, Allegheny (b)Borough, Edgewood (c) Name of Hospital or Insititution: 156 WestHutchinson Avenue (d) Length of stay: In hospital or institution,blank, In this community, 4 years 2. Usual Redsidence of Deceased: (a)State, Pennsylvania (b) County, Allegheny (c) City or town, Edgewood(d) Street No. 156 West Hutchinson Avenue (e) If foreign born, howlong in USA, blank 3. (a) Full Name, Rosanna Hunter (b) If US veteran,complete reverse side of certificate, blank (c) Social Security No.,blank 4. Sex, female 5. Race, white 6. (a) Single,married, widowed,divorced; widowed (b) Name of husband or wife, Samuel Hunter (c) ageof husband or wife if alive, blank 7. Birthdate of deceased, September5, 1860 8. Age, 80 years, 7 months, 11 days 9. Birthplace, Pottsville,Pennsylvania 10. Usual Occupation, Housewife11. Industry or business,blank 12. Name of father, William Robertson 13. Birthplace of father,Nova Scotia 14. Maiden name of mother, (Unknown) Huey 15. Birthplaceof mother, Scotland 16. (a) Informants own signature, Mrs. G. F. Long(b) Address, 156 Hutchinson Ave. , Edgewood 17. (a) Burial,cremation,or removal; burial (b) Date thereof, April 1841 (c) Place:Burial or Cremation, Punxsutawney, Pa. 18. (a) Signature of funeraldirector, Joseph N. Hein? (b) Address 7441 Washington St., Swissvale19. (a) Date received local registrar, April 17, 1941 (b) Registrar'ssignature, Ethel L. Deal 20. Date of Death: April 16, 1941, 2:25 a.m.21. I hereby certify that I attended the deceased from September 1,1940 to April 16, 1941, that I last saw her alive on April 16, 1941andthat her death occurred on the date and hour stated above. Immediatecause of death, Myocarditis, Valvular heart disease , hypertension,Due to , age 81-T, Duration, 93 days, Other conditions, no, Majorfindings of operations, no, Of autopsy, no 22. If death was due toexternal causes fill in the following, blank 23. Signature G. F. LongM.D., Address, Swissvale, Pa. Date signed April 16, 1941. Theatttending physician, G. F. Long, was Rosanna's son-in-law. Accordingto Vivian Doney Reid, Roseanne and her husband lived in Rossiter, Pa.Vivian remembers that Roseanne went to the movies every night of herlife. According to Jean Saunders Davis, Roseann's father and mothermoved to Illinois when Roseann was three years old. Her father,William Robertson, a fiddler, was killed by a train in Morris, GrundyCounty, Illinois. When Roseann was eight or nine years old, her motherremarried a William Murdock. According to Jean Saunders Davis,Roseanna had a brother, Willie, who was 4 years younger than she.This child was born in Morris, Grundy County, Illinois. Willie marrieda woman named Ellen. Roseanna had an older brother, Joseph, and anolder sister, Agnes. Both of these children were said to have burnedto death. According to Jean Saunders Davis, Roseanna married inBraidwood, Illinois on August 25. She was just 16 years old. Herhusband, Sam Hunter, was two years older. Jean Saunders Davis saidthat the family story was that Roseanna Robertson was in the FordTheater the night Lincoln was killed. How can this be true? Obituary:Punxsutawney Spirit, Punxsutawney, Pa., April 1941. FORMER ROSSITERWOMAN DIED IN EDGEWOOD TODAY. Mrs. Samuel Hunter, a former resident ofRossiter, died this morning in the home of her daughter, Mrs. G. F.Long, of Edgewood, where she had made her home for the past fiveyears. She was born in Pottsville in 1858. Her husband precededher in death 12 years ago. She is survived by the following sonsand daughters: Mrs. William Cryer of Juniata; Mrs. G. F. Long ofEdgewood; Mrs. H. E. Sander of Swissvale; Mrs. Louis Bair ofWillkinsburg; Mrs. S. M. Hanley of Swissvale; Samuel Hunter of Dunlow;Gordon Hunter of Indiana; James Hunter of Sacramento, Cal. and WilliamHunter of Rossiter. The body will be brought to the Morrison FuneralHome Friday morning and services will be held Friday afternoon withinterment in Circle Hill Cemetery.
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Citations

  1. [S117] Carl J. Denbow is soley responsible for this hypothesis and will replace it with more accurate data as soon as that becomes available. At this point this data seems the most reasonable assumption given the known facts and makes a good circumstantial case.

William Robertson

M, #3625

Family: Elizabeth Huey

DaughterRoseanna Robertson+ (b. 5 September 1859, d. April 1941)

Biography

William Robertson witnessed the birth of Roseanna Robertson on 5 September 1859 in Pennsylvania, USA.
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