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Surnames in this Bible: McGann, Mowery, Stambach, Turley, Yarrison, Yearick


Other surnames on this page but not included in the Bible: Brungart, Crape, Herlacher, Hoy, Leitzel, Maneval, Milligan, Nyhart, Reiman, Rhine, Rockey, Stover, Stricker, Stryker, Swartz, Thompson




This Certifies




Rossel MOWERY of Milheim Centre Co Penna.

and Lucinda TURLEY of Elk County Penna.

on The 28th Day of June 1873 at Weedsville

by R. N. BRIGGS J. P.







Mary E. MOWERY was intermarried to John YARRISON on the thirtieth day of June 1889.


Guy Russell YARRISON Aug 5, 1891.


Mellville R. YARRISON.




Mary E. MOWERY was born April the 28th A.D. 1874 and was babtized by Reverant E. STAMBACH.


Sadie A. MOWERY was born April the 10th A.D. 1873 was babtized By Reverant E. STAMBACH.


James A. MOWERY was born the 10th day of July A.D. 1880. was babtized By Reverant G. A. YEARICK minister.


Lula Mabel MOWERY was born April 5. 1891 and was babtized Jan. 15th 1892 by Rev. I. H. McGANN , Luth. Paster. Orite, Pa.








The principal of the South Williamsport Junior-Senior High School, M. R. YARRISON, was born in Loganton.  he began his teaching career in 1913.

After teaching two years in the rural schools of Clinton county, he completed his work at Lock Haven State Teachers College.

(Photo of M. R. YARRISON here in clipping.)

During the time he attended college he participated in football two years and baseball for one year.

The following year he was elected supervising principal of the Ramey borough Schools in Clearfield County.

IN JUNE, 1918 he entered service in World War I was assigned to Officers' training corps and received his commission in November, 1918.  After being discharged in January, 1919, he completed the term as principal of the Mountain Avenue School, South Williamsport.

The following year he taught science in the Hughesville High School.  In 1920 he was elected principal of the South Williamsport High School.  He served as principal and science teacher until September, 1930, when he became principal of the present junior-senior high school.

After returning from military service, he continued to take extension work at the University of Pennsylvania and Bucknell University, also Summer work at The Pennsylvania State College.

He is a member of the Pennsylvania State Education Association, the National Education Association and the Secondary Principals' Association.

His wife was formerly Helen C. STRYKER of Williamsport.  The (CLIPPING IS CUT OFF HERE)







Died Oct 22 1888.


A precious one from us has gone,

A voice we loved is stilled.

A place is vacant in our home,

Which never can be filled.


God in his wisdom has recalled,

The boon His love had given;

And though the body moulders here,

The souls is safe in Heaven.





Mrs. Rena Y. ROCKEY

Mrs. Rena YARRISON ROCKEY, 57, of Laureldale, daughter of Mrs. Ella M. YARRISON, of this city, died Thursday, Dec. 13, 1956.  She had been in ill health for the past few months.

Born at Longanton RD, she was the daughter of John L. and Ella M. YARRISON.

She was a member of Zion Evangelical United Brethren Church, Reading.

Surviving, besides her mother, are three sons, Ross, of Laureldale, Dean, of Jersey Shore, and George of Loganton RD; one daughter, Miss Esther ROCKEY, of Laureldale; four brothers, Guy and James YARRISON, of this city, Melvin YARRISON, South Williamsport and Orvis YARRISON, Lafayette, Ind. and one sister, Mrs. Esther RHINE of this city.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Morris' Loganton.  The Rev. Richard SWARTZ, pastor of the Zion Evangelical United Brethren Church, Reading, will officiate.  Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, Loganton.

Friends may call at the funeral home after 3 p.m. Sunday.





Mr. and Mrs. Ross MOWERY, of Loganton, Wedded Half Century.

Other News Items

Loganton, July 3 -- The fiftieth wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Ross MOWERY was fittingly observed in their home in this place last Thursday.  Rev. H. P. MANEVAL was present and had charge of the ceremonies after which a sumptuous dinner was served.  Mr. and Mrs. MOWEREY received a neat sum in gold and silver.

All greatly enjoyed the day and wished Mr. and Mrs. MOWERY many more years of happiness.  The following friends and relatives were present: Rev. H. P. MANEVAL and wife Mr. and Mrs. Harry WENSEL, C. C. BRUNGART, wife and children, Kermit, Thelma, Geraldine, Harold, Harry and Billy, Mrs. Lee ROCKEY, Lee ROCKEY, Jr., Ross ROCKEY and Mr. and Mrs. Harry ROCKEY, Loganton; Mr. and Mrs. Samuel MOWERY, Carl MOWERY, Kenneth MOWERY, Marshall MOWERY, Rebersburg;, Mr. and Mrs. Henry MOWERY, Mrs. Sarah LEITZEL, Mr. and Mrs. Franklin THOMPSON, Mr. and Mrs. Clayton STRICKER, Mrs. Forrest STOVER and daughter, Nora, Mrs. Berdie and Ammon STOVER, Aaronsburg; Mr. NYHART and Mr. and Mrs. John HERLACHER, Lock Haven; Mr. and Mrs. William TURLEY and Mr. and Mrs. M. R. YARRISON, Williamsport; Armel TURLEY, Emporium; Mr. and Mrs. John REIMAN, Millmont; Mr. and Mrs. Earl MILLIGAN and four children of Lumber City; James MOWERY, Jersey Shore; Miss Esther YARRISON, Milton; Mary HOY, Sunbury; Mrs. John CRAPE, Philip CRAPE and Pearl CRAPE, Seattle, Washington; Mrs. Walter HOY, Walter HOY and Mrs. Anna HOY, State college.


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The following census records for this family were easy to locate quickly using the Census Records at ,


1880 United States Federal Census Records show:

Miles, Centre County, Pennsylvania, Page 314D

Rosvel MOWERY, age 28, Farm Laborer, born PA, parents born PA.

Lucinda MOWERY, age 26, wife, born ENG, parents born ENG.

Mary E. MOWERY, age 6, dau, born ENG, parents born ENG.

Sadie A. MOWERY, age 4, dau, born ENG, parents born ENG.

(Editors Note: I believe the censustaker has this wrong.  I think children are born in PA and of course the father is born in PA)


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