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Polly A. Laubach-Eckrote, Pennsylvania: The PALE Page

Updated May 23, 2002

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  • Descendants of Reinhardt LAUBACH (145 KB)
    Descendants of Reinhardt LAUBACH, Germany, late 1600's, to Polly A. LAUBACH-ECKROTE, 1955. (2/2001)
  • Descendants of Jacob Arendson COLE / KOOL (90 KB)
    COLE (a.k.a. COOL / KOOL) Descendants of Jacob-Arendson Kool, b. abt 1569 Netherlands, to Polly A. LAUBACH-ECKROTE, 1955, PA. (2/2001)
  • Descendants of John GODHARD (207 KB)
    Descendants of John GODHARD / GODDARD, b. before 1720 (England?), d. 1797, Northumberland County, PA, to Polly A. LAUBACH-ECKROTE, 1955, PA (Two Lines). (2/2001)
  • Descendants of Samuel HESS (154 KB)
    Descendants of Samuel HESS, b. before 1654, Germany, to Polly A. LAUBACH-ECKROTE, 1955, PA (Two Lines). [WARNING! - Some of this early info (before Johann "William" HESS Sr.) is not definitely proven!] (2/2001)
  • Descendants of Johan Hans Jacob FARVER (67 KB)
    Descendants of Johan Hans Jacob FARVER, b. abt. 1725, Germany, to Polly A. LAUBACH-ECKROTE, 1955, PA. (2/2001)
  • Decendants of Daniel McHENRY (52 KB)
    Descendants of Daniel McHENRY, b. 1590, IRELAND, to Polly A. LAUBACH-ECKROTE, 1955, PA. [WARNING! - the information concerning Daniel McHENRY b. 1590 and his son(s) may not be correct!] (2/2001)
  • Descendants of Simeon SITLER (143 KB)
    Descendants of Simeon (Simon) SITLER, b. abt. 1761, to Polly A. LAUBACH-ECKROTE, 1955, PA. Includes much DAVIS information. (2/2001)
  • Descendants of John WARNER b. abt. 1823 d. PA (55 KB)
    Family tree of direct descendants to PALE from John WARNER, b. about 1823, died in PA after 1893 in PA married Elizabeth SMITH. (3/2/2001)
Family Photos
  • St. Gabriel's Plaque [5/2001] (35 KB)
    Plaque hanging in the St. Gabriel's Episcopal Church in Sugarloaf Twp., Columbia Co., PA, naming early members of St. Gabriel's Church.
  • Hooded Graves [5/2001] (1436 KB)
    The mysterious "hooded graves" on Cemetery Road in Franklin Township, Columbia County, PA. The reason for the cages remain unknown. One theory is that the cages were to protect the graves from hungry wolves. This small, country cemetery has recently been renovated, but is quite difficult to find.
  • Mark & Polly ECKROTE (21 KB)
    Polly A. LAUBACH-ECKROTE & Mark C. ECKROTE, Hallowe'en Party, Walt Disney World, FL, October 2000. (2/2001)
  • Greenwood United Methodist Church & Cem [5/01] (179 KB)
    United Methodist Church and Cemetery in Greenwood Twp., Columbia Co., PA.
  • Waller Cemetery in Spring [5/2001] (88 KB)
    Waller Cemetery, Waller, Jackson Twp., Columbia County, PA, in May of 2001 with Mountain Pinks in bloom.
  • St. Stephen's Episcopal Church [5/2001] (194 KB)
    The soaring St. Stephen's Episcopal Church in downtown Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, PA. Although there is no cemetery at this church, the very large City Cemetery is nearby.
  • New Columbus Cemetery & BRITTAIN Monument [5/01] (1376 KB)
    The New Columbus Memorial Hall across from the New Columbus Cemetery in Luzerne County, PA, and a view of the BRITTAIN monument in the cemetery.
  • Mark & Poly Eckrote at WDW 2000 [5/01] (42 KB)
    Mark & Polly dining at Victoria & Albert's, located in the Grand Floridian Resort at Walt Disney World, Orlando, Florida, 31 October 2001.
  • Waller Cemetery with Road Sign [5/01] (573 KB)
    Another overview of Waller Cemetery in Waller, Jackson Twp., Columbia County, Pennsylvania, in May of 2001 with the road sign giving towns and mileages.
  • Richart's Grove [5/2001] (173 KB)
    This one-room school at Richart's Grove in Lycoming County is adjacent to the cemetery.
  • St. Gabriel's Church Bell Tower [5/2001] (508 KB)
    New wooden bell tower dedicated in 1999 at St. Gabriel's Episcopal Church and St. Gabriel's Cemetery, Sugarloaf Twp., Columbia County, Pennsylvania. This tower was built for the newly restored bell which formerly hung in a tree.
  • Mark Eckrote Parasailing (107 KB)
    Mark Eckrote, former sky-diver, parasailing near the Contemporary Resort in Walt Disney World, Orlando, Florida in October 2000.
  • Restored Bell of St. Gabriel's Church [5/2001] (1224 KB)
    Two views of the restored 1882 Bell of St. Gabriel's Church. This bell formerly hung in a tree at the Church.
  • Brown-Creasey Cemetery [5/2001] (157 KB)
    View of the Brown-Creasey Cemetery near the Arnold's Golf Course, outside Mifflinville, Columbia County, PA.
  • St. Gabriel's Episcopal Church [5/2001] (574 KB)
    The beautiful pioneer church of St. Gabriel's located in Cole's Creek, Jackson Twp., Columbia County, PA.
  • WDW Watermouse (14 KB)
    Mark & Polly rented one of the "Water Mice" while celebrating their tenth wedding anniversary at the beautiful Polynesian Resort in Walt Disney World in Florida!
  • Hay Bails in Beautiful Columbia Co., PA [5/2001] (1132 KB)
    Two country scenes of hay bales in beautiful Columbia County, Pennsylvania, near the town of Bloomsburg.
  • PALE Crafts (21 KB)
    Some of Polly's painted rocks and other crafts.
Related Files
  • BRITTAIN Orphans Court documents (6 KB)
    Index for BRITTAIN in Luzerne County, PA, Orphan's Court. 1857 Luzerne County, PA, Orphan's Court document for John BRITTAIN with children's names. (2/2001)
  • Benjamin COLEMAN Sr. 1783 Will Northampton Co., PA (6 KB)
    Text for the will of Benjamin COLEMAN Sr., 1783 (2/2001)
  • BRITTAIN entries for Deeds, Luzerne Co., PA, ONE (41 KB)
    Grantee Index: BRITTAIN entries. Copy from Microfilm at Wyoming Co. Historical Society, Tunkhannock, PA; Oct. 2000 mce & pale. GRANTEE INDEX TO DEEDS, LUZERNE CO., PA NO. 1. (2/2001)
  • GODHARD/GODDARD Descendants (11 KB)
    Known Descendants of John GODHARD / GODDARD (d. 1797 PA) (2/2001)
  • Early Columbia Co. Mortgages (12 KB)
    Some index entries to early Columbia County, PA, MORTGAGES, copied at the Columbia County Court House, Bloomsburg, PA. HINT: If colors are unreadable on your computer, highlight entire document to make it readable in negative form. [5/2002]
  • Waller Cemetery List Book New 30 May 2001 (5 KB)
    Available in mid-July 2001 -- a book listing burials in the Waller Cemetery located in Waller, Jackson Twp., Columbia County, PA. Some names in the cemetery are listed in this file. Book contains genealogical info on many of the families & color photos of some of the older stones. Details on book in this file.
  • BRITTAIN entries for Deeds, Luzerne Co., PA, TWO (35 KB)
    BRITTAIN entries in Grantor Index, Luzerne Co., PA. From copy of Microfilm at Wyoming Co. Historical Society, Tunkhannock, PA; Oct. 2000 mce & pale. GRANTOR INDEX TO DEEDS, LUZERNE CO. NO. 1. (2/2001)
  • John GODHARD Info (d. 1797 PA) (15 KB)
    Current information known about John GODHARD / GODDARD / Etc., b. before 1722, in England(?); d. 1797 Northumberland County, PA. (2/2001)
  • 2001 GENEALOGY GET-TOGETHER at St. Gabriels [5-01] (5 KB)
    Information for July, 2001, on the annual St. Gabriel's Homecoming & Genealogy Get-Together in Cole's Creek (near Benton), Columbia County, Pennsylvania. FREE! Everybody is welcome!
  • History of Jackson Twp., Columbia Co., PA (4 KB)
    History of Jackson Township, Columbia County, Pennsylvania, by Kenneth Yocum. Some names: LUNGER, WHITEMAN, PRIEST, ROBBINS,HESS, FARVER, BARBER, GOLDER, WALDRON, EVERHART, CAMPBELL, PARKER, KEELER, DODSON, HIRLEMAN, REMLEY, HARRISON, POTTER, CHAPIN, etc. (2/2001)
  • Columbia County Grantor Index to Deeds: DAVIS (88 KB)
    Listings for "DAVIS" through 1897 in "Grantors Index to Deeds" for Columbia County, Pennsylvania; copied by PALE & MCE 5 Oct 2001 at Columbia County Courthouse, Bloomsburg, PA. Re-typed in table format. [10/9/2001]
  • Will Of John GODHARD 1797 (7 KB)
    Retyped will in ".txt" format for John GODHARD (see other PALE page on FTM for photo image), made 1794, d. 1797, Northumberland County, PA, but late of Northampton County, PA. (2/2001)
  • Brief Netherlands Time Line (65 KB)
    My DUTCH Time Line for Holland and surrounding areas, emphasizing the 15th, 16th, & 17th centuries when my COLE (COOL / KOOLE) families resided there. (2/2001)
  • Columbia County Grantor Index to Deeds: DAVIS (88 KB)
    Listings for "DAVIS" through 1897 in "Grantors Index to Deeds" for Columbia County, Pennsylvania; copied by PALE & MCE 5 Oct 2001 at Columbia County Courthouse, Bloomsburg, PA. Re-typed in table format. [10/9/2001]
  • Charles BRITTON Will (5 KB)
    Will for Charles BRITTON, 1847, Luzerne County, PA, from Wyoming County Historical Society Microfilm, Tunkhannock, PA. (2/2001)
  • Yankee Pennamite War (2 KB)
    Background information about the disputes between the Connecticut "Yankees" and the Pennsylvania "Pennamites" in the 1700s over the boundary line between the two states. The line ran through Columbia and adjacent Luzerne Counties. (2/2001)
  • DAVIS Quit Claim 1857 Deed Bk 14 p 800 Columbia Co (1 KB)
    Abstract of Solomon DAVIS to Reuben H. DAVIS "Quit Claim," 1857, Deed Bk 14, p. 800, Columbia County Courthouse, Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania; MCE & PALE 5 Oct 2001. NAMES: Peter APPLEMAN, Samuel APPLEMAN, Hiram ASH, Elizabeth BALDWIN, Ezekiel COLE, Alexander COLLEY, Reuben DAVIS, Reuben H. DAVIS, Solomon DAVIS. [10/9/2001]
  • Brief Timeland for IRELAND (45 KB)
    An abbreviated version of my timeline for IRELAND, with emphasis on the 16th & 17th centuries in County Antrim, Northern Ireland where my McHENRY / McNEAL families were based. (2/2001)
  • Fishing Creek Confederacy - Part One (30 KB)
    PART ONE: Description from old newspaper excerpts of a supposed uprising in the Fishing Creek Township area of Columbia County, Pennsylvania, during the Civil War years and the ensuing government arrests of private citizens, their forced march to prison, and the trial of the supposed insurgents. (2/2001)
  • Deed Bk 4 p 446 Solomon & Richard DAVIS 1825 (5 KB)
    #1 Deed Poll & #2 Bill of Sale, Solomon DAVIS to Richard DAVIS, 1825, Deed Bk 4, p. 446, Columbia County, Pennsylvania; copied MCE & PALE 5 Oct 2001 Columbia County Courthouse, Bloomsburg, PA, & Re-typed. Names: John COOPER, Richard DAVIS, Ruben DAVIS, Solomon DAVIS, William EAGER, Abraham KLINE, P. KREMER, Matthias RHONE, Matthias ROAN, Rudolph SUCKLER. [10/9/2001]
  • Clarence A. BUTT Obit (4 KB)
    Obituary for Clarence A. BUTT, formerly of Columbia County, PA. (2/2001)
  • Fishing Creek Confederacy, Part Two (21 KB)
    PART TWO: Fishing Creek Confederacy - Another version of the so-called "Fishing Creek Confederacy" in Columbia County, Pennsylvania, during the Civil War years. (2/2001)
  • Deed Bk 23 p 656 DAVIS & LAUBACH 1848 (7 KB)
    Deed, Solomon DAVIS et al to Andrew LAUBACH, 1848, Deed Bk 23, pp. 656 - 657, Columbia County Courthouse, Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania; copied 5 Oct 2001 PALE & Mce & Re-typed. NAMES: Alinas COLE, Benjamin COLE, Ezekiel COLE, Ezekiel COLLEY, Elizabeth DAVIS, John H. DAVIS, Solomon DAVIS, Solomon DAVIS Jr., George HESS, Jacob HESS,Tobias HESS, William HESS, Andrew LAUBACH, William SIMONS [?], Catharine WINN, Henry WINN, Sarah WINN. [10/9/2001]
  • Deed Bk 40 pp 482-485 COLE, DAVIS, EAGER 1853-1886 (13 KB)
    DEED: John COLE & Wife, Josiah COLE, Alexander COLE, William COLE, George HESS & Wife, Solomon DAVIS & Wife, Sarah COLE to Ezekiel COLE, Deed Bk 40, pp 482-485, COLE, DAVIS, EAGER 1853-1886, copied at Columbia County Courthouse, Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania, 5 Oct 2001 by MCE & PALE & Re-typed. NAMES: J.J. BROWER, Alexander COLE, Benjamin COLE, Elcy COLE, Elizabeth COLE, Evelina COLE, Ezekiel COLE, John COLE, Josiah COLE, Matilda COLE, Montgomery COLE, Rebecca COLE, Sarah COLE, William COLE, A. COLLEY, Alexander COLLEY, Stott E. COLLEY, Philip CRAMER, Elizabeth DAVIS, Solomon H. DAVIS, Elcy EAGER, John EAGER, William EAGER, Daniel HARTMAN, Michael HARTMAN, Reuben HARTMAN, Daniel HEISTER, Andrew HESS Jr., George HESS, Henry C. HESS, Rebecca HESS, John LARISH, John LEWIS, W.B. PETERMAN Jr., Matthias RHONE, George W. STEINER. [10/9/2001]
  • PENNSYLVANIA COUNTIES [23 May 2002] (32 KB)
    Erection dates and source counties for current [2002]Pennsylvania counties.
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