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Gerson Doney, Sr.

Gerson Doney, Sr.

Male 1815 - 1891  (~ 75 years)


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  • Name Gerson Doney  [1
    Suffix Sr. 
    Born Dec 1815  Mahanoy Twp, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    AncestorInterest
    Cleaned
    CW Service
    DescendantInterest
    My Ancestors
    Note
    • According to Gerson Doney, Sr.’s obituary he was the father of nine children, five sons and four daughters.
    PRIVATE
    Record ID Number 1577 
    Died 26 Jan 1891  Jefferson, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I1577  Hillbillies & Vikings
    Last Modified 5 May 2016 

    Family Catherine Dunkelberger,   b. 2 Apr 1815, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Sep 1874, Jefferson, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years) 
    Married 1840  Northumberland, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Some sources say marriage was in 1832.
    Age at Marriage He was 24 years - She was 24 years and 8 months  
    Children 
     1. John Dunkelberger Doney,   b. 24 Jul 1841,   d. 8 Mar 1909  (Age 67 years)
     2. William Doney,   b. 1842, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Dec 1897  (Age 55 years)
     3. Salome Doney,   b. 24 Oct 1844,   d. 28 Feb 1933  (Age 88 years)
     4. Gerson Doney, Jr.,   b. 22 Feb 1848, Coal Twp, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Aug 1931, Clune, Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     5. Daniel D. Doney,   b. 9 Dec 1849, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Apr 1925, Jefferson, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     6. Catherine Doney,   b. 9 Sep 1851,   d. 3 Mar 1927  (Age 75 years)
     7. Unknown Doney,   b. Abt 1854,   d. Bef 1860  (Age ~ 5 years)
     8. Emmanuel Doney,   b. Abt 1856,   d. Bef 1870  (Age ~ 13 years)
     9. Mary Elizabeth Doney,   b. 4 Dec 1857,   d. 23 Nov 1941  (Age 83 years)
    Last Modified 28 Apr 2021 
    Family ID F249  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    Genealogy of Gerson Doney, Sr.rtf
    Genealogy of Gerson Doney, Sr.rtf

    Histories
    Susan Sharp Notes (Gerson Doney Sr).txt
    Susan Sharp Notes (Gerson Doney Sr).txt

  • Reference  Your Name Here. "Gerson Doney, Sr.". Hillbillies & Vikings. https://jonandjohn.org/getperson.php?personID=I1577&tree=tree1 (accessed October 5, 2022).

  • Sources 
    1. [S121] Steve Weaver. Denbow & Related Families: Errors in Doney Entries; Recipient: Carl J. Denbow; Date: 27 Jan 2014; Address: Muncie Indiana; Author E-Mail: stevew@modelaircraft.org. This is a offshot lline that I didn't have much documented information on so this email represents much better documentatoin. Orignally from a GEDCOM from Susan Sharp..

    2. [S121] Steve Weaver. Denbow & Related Families: Errors in Doney Entries; Recipient: Carl J. Denbow; Date: 27 Jan 2014; Address: Muncie Indiana; Author E-Mail: stevew@modelaircraft.org. This is a offshot lline that I didn't have much documented information on so this email represents much better documentatoin..


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