Re: Wurst in PA
Your post didn't have your great grandfather's given names, which makes it hard for people to help you.
has 65 people named "Wurst" (Exact spelling) born within 5 years of 1885. The Mormons' web site won't let you search by date without a given name, or I would have repeated the experimentthere.
Have you tried for a birth certificate, death certificate, funeral card or obituary for your grandmother? Any of them might have her parents' full names.
As a last resort, if you can find her on
under her married name, you can get her SSN application for $27. Click on "SS-5". If you can't find her, the Social Security Administration will try to look her up based on her name, address and death date, but it costs $29.
The SSN app will have her parents' full name and other good stuff - birth place, birth date, address at the time, employer at the time, if any.