Re: Silas Fowler b. 1810 Fayette county, PA
He wouldn't of had a sister by the name of Mary Jane who married a George W. Shuff? George was a Collier by profession and worked for various furnaces. He bought his farm, all 119 acres, from the Evans estate. He paid for his farm with Charcoal, which he made. Mary, his wife, was b. July 11, 1812 in either Monongalia CO., Va or Fayette Co., Pa. She d. in Fayette Co., Dunbar Twp. on March 12, 1866. I have no info on her parents or any other possible siblings.