My name is Robert Studeny Heffley, born in Johnstown, Cambria County, PA. I have been researching info about my ancestors and their relatives. The major surnames of my relatives include Heffley, Hefley, Haffelee, Studeny, Philson, Pritts, Haberkorn, Knepper, Poorbaugh, Berkenbush, Bloom, McCloskey, and Ilgenfritz.
Almost all of my ancestors back to the 4th great grandparents were from Germany and they settled mostly in Somerset and Cambria Counties, PA. I have no info beyond Johannes Carl Haffelee, born about 1715 in Eggenstein, Germany and Mr. Ilgenfritz, born about 1524, in Oberwornitz, Middle Franconia, Germany.
The major surnames on my spouses side include Patik, Patyk, Durbala, Hasso, Mettler, Lukac, Makovic, Rohac, and Rohal.
My spouse's fraternal ancestors are from Poland and settled in Iowa. Her maternal ancestors are from Scotland and England and settled in Mass. and Calif.
Please contact me if you can add to or correct any of my info or wish any info from me. Thanks, Bob Heffley (from Johnstown, PA) Heffleys@Yahoo.com