|I was born and raised in York, Pennsylvania.In 1988, my wife and I moved from Pennsylvania to Baltimore, Maryland and in 1992 we moved to Laurel, Maryland where we are still residing.|
My hobbies include music and genealogy.I have been researching various branches of my family tree for the last six years and have discovered over 9,00 individuals, either directly or indirectly connected to my wife or myself.My wife and I are both only children.I have two sons from a previous marriage and my mother remarried after the death of my father.My stepfather has seven children.My wife's parents divorced and both remarried.She has four step-brothers and sisters on her fathers side and two step-brothers and sisters on her mothers side.
The family names associated with my paternal grandfather are:SCEARCE, SCARCE, BONNETTE, MORGAN, HUNTER, BECKMAN, SLIFER and BESTEN.The family names associated with my paternal grandmother are:O'DONNELL, DUGGAN, WILLIAMSON, HETHERINGTON, BROWN, DOOLEY, QUIGLEY, SEEK, EGAN and SHUGART.
The family names associated with my maternal grandfather are:FREY, LOUCKS, DOLL, UREY, SNYDER, GLATFELTER and STABLEY.The family names associated with my maternal grandmother are:BOSLEY, WILLIAMS, PROUDFOOT, STRAWBRIDGE, TOMPKINS, KLINE, MORRIS, BARTON, LLOYD, McMILLON, EPPLEY, MILLER, SMITH, GODFREY, BUIST, STERNER, GOODLING and TRESSLER.
The Scearce's originated in Prince George's County, Maryland, settled in Kentucky, Ohio and Pennsylvania.The O'Donnell's originated in Ireland, settling in Allentown, Pennsylvania in the early 1900's.The Hetherington's, as of the late 1950's resided in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and New Jersey.The Brown's in Downingtown, Pennsylvania, Dooley, Quigley, Seek, Egan and Shugart in Allentown, Pennsylvania.All the families on my mothers side originated in York County, Pennsylvania or Baltimore County, Maryland.