Information included here is as accurate as possible, although no certainty that there are not errors or oversights inadvertantly included. As always the information should be verified with other sources. Any corrections welcome. The surname report has been 'GEDcleaned' to exclude dates on living relatives.George FORD b.abt.1770 in NC, thought to be the brother of Henry FORD b.abt.1760-1770 in NC (Married to Mary MOORE). Both George and Henry FORD moved by 1820 to TN. George and 4 sons; Richard, William H., Henry and George Washington FORD moved to Benton Co. AR by 1835. Son's of Henry; Richard E. and George Tennessee FORD moved to IL then Benton Co, AR abt. 1845. William Logan FORD b. abt.1820 in Warren Co, TN, son of Richard FORD, married Lydia RUDDICK daughter of Capt. William E. RUDDICK b. 1785 in TN and Elizabeth WILSON. William RUDDICK built the Elkhorn Tavern at Pea Ridge, Benton Co.,AR, site of the famous Civil War Battle.
Frank HAYES b. abt.1835 in Gloucestershire, England married Sarah BECKENSIAL in Gloucestershire, England abt. 1850. Moved to PA, then Nortonville, CA abt. 1869. Child Jack HAYES born CA 1870, married Museta SCHENK. In 1872 the HAYES family moved to Sehome, WA then 1877 to Newcastle, King Co.,WA. Jack lived many years in Renton, King Co., WA. Searching for info. on other children of Frank and Sarah: dau. Sarah Lillian HAYES b. 1860-1875 marr. Francis LITTLEFIELD, dau. Mary b. 1860-1875 marr. McKINLEY lived in Vancouver B.C., son Charley HAYES b. 1860-1875, and one son name unknown.
Edwin BURROWS b. abt.1836 married Clarinda CHAPIN in abt. 1860 they moved from Little Falls, Herkimer Co., New York to MO abt. 1870, son Ferry Fey BURROWS b. 1865 married Martha Ann SMITH, dau. of William Preston SMITH and Cordelia ALSBURY. Ferry and Martha moved to Renton, King Co. WA abt. 1895 where he ran a boathouse on the Black River and tugboat on Lake WA., King Co., WA. Edwin & Clarinda may have also had daughter named Enola BURROWS probably married to William TURNER in MO, think they lived in Missouri.
Irving B. GORDON b. 8/23/1867 in PA, d. 1952 in King Co., WA. Irving married Lillian HEPFER, dau. of John HEPFER and Rebecca WEAVER, in Carroll Co., IL 11/15,1888. Later lived in Lancaster, MN, and Stanley, WI then moved to Kent, King Co.,WA abt. 1940. Grandfather of Irving: Michael GORDON b. 1799 in Scotland? married Annie Nancy HAWBECKER dau. of Henry HABECKER and Elizabeth MILLER. Michael owned a farm many years in Antrim Twp., near Worleytown, Franklin Co., PA. Father of Irving was Daniel Webster Gordon b. 5/12/1843 Franklin Co., PA, d. 5/18, 1878 same, wife Sarah Katherine Kuhnes marr. in 1865, had 6 children including Harry Clinton Gordon b. 12/19/1872, d. 2/1972
Johannes HORNER b. abt. 1719 emigrated from Switzerland to Hanover, Berwick Twp., York Co., PA, abt. 1740. Married Anna Elizabeth GROSCOST. 1770's moved to Franklin Co., PA. Abt. 1790's a large group of HORNER's moved to Somerset Co., PA. Several descendants married BEEGHLEY (Buchele), and FORNEY family members, many were members Church of the Brethren (called Dunkers also). Michael HORNER born 1813 in Jenner Twp., Somerset Co.,PA, married Catherine FORNEY, dau. of John FORNEY Sr. and Susanna BEEGHLEY. One of Michael's 7 children, Peter HORNER moved to Lanark, Carroll Co., IL, and married Wilhelmina BIESECKER daughter of Frederick BIESECKER, from Germany, then Somerset Co., PA. Peter and Wilhelmina lived in Carroll Co., IL. Peter's grandson Ralph HORNER and family moved to Kent,King Co., WA in 1942.
FINLAND, Overmark Parish, have info. on BROMMELS 1600-1900. Can trace to Nils NILSSON Overmark Parish born abt.1530. Also, PAKONEN, EHRS from Teuva, and Kristinestad, Finland. BRANNAS family also of Overmark, Finland, which is now part of City of Narpes, Finland. Looking for info. on the KAMB/ENHOLM family who lived in Kristinestad, Finland early 1700's. My grandparents John BROMMERS and Elin ENHOLM lived in Skyk