William Henry Mahaney (b. 7-8-1844 in Hardy County, Va (now West Va.); d. 4-10-44 in California, Pa.) was my mother's grandfather.He was in the Civil War as a very young man (17).I have his Civil War hat and some other information on him, but am always searaching for more.His father was Thomas Mahaney and his mother was Mary Ellen Hunter (b. 7-7-1825 in Centerville, Washington county, Pa.; d. 8-10-1900 in California, Pa.) Thomas' father was William Mahaney born in Culpepper (?) in 1767 and his mother was Susanna Schroeder (b. 1-25-1779.) Mary Ellen's father was Joseph Hunter born in 1790 (?); he was in the War of 1812.He died in Alleghany co., Pa.Joseph's parents were Joseph Hunter from Londondery, Ireland; and his mother was Ann Stirling. Mary Ellen's mother was Margaret Holman (b. 1800 (?) and died 5-24-1856 in Jefferson, Pa.Margaret Holman's father was Henry Holman born in 1758 in Washington County, Pa. and her mother's name was Catherine Keppler (or Shepler ??) Of course, I have a lot of data on my great grandfather who apparently was a brother of the husband of Angela Harris.