The surnames of Grace Custer Ebneter's great-great grandparents are: BAILEY, CHANCELLOR, CHILDRESS, CUSTER, DUNCAN, GOODWIN, HAMILTON, HICKMAN, HILDRETH, HUDSON, JAMES, KNIGHT, MOREHEAD, PAULEY, TYLER, and YOUNG.These families were primarily in PA, MD, and VA during colonial days and eventually settled in the area of what is now West Virginia during the late 1700's and early 1800's.The European backgrounds of these families are: German, Scot, English, and French.The surnames of Stewart Dwight Ebneter's paternal great-great grandparents are: EBNETER, GEIGER, GREUTER, GUBLER, HUBER, SCHILDKNECHT, THALMANN, and WIELAND. This branch of the EBNETER family came to the United States from Switzerland in the late 1800's and settled in New Jersey.The surnames of his maternal great-great grandparents are:BENJAMIN, BIRD, CHAMBERLAIN, CRONK, HULMES, LOZIER, SEALS, AND SPERRY.These families were primarily in New England, New York, and New Jersey during colonial days and settled in New Jersey. The European backgrounds of the paternal and maternal linesare: Swiss, German, Scot, Dutch, English, and French.
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- Alonzo Milton Custer (870 KB)
My Great Grandfather Alonzo Milton Custer about the time of his marriage in 1880.Picture taken in Parkersburg, Wood County, West Virginia
- 1875 Picture of Jesse James 1805-1878 of VA/WV (28 KB)
Standing Ellen GIVEN (Sarah's cousin),Sarah Jane YOUNG(married H.B. HICKMAN), Lucinda JAMES YOUNG(Sarah's mother), and Jesse JAMES(Sarah's grandfather born in 1805)
- The Custer Family in Marion County, West Virginia (1069 KB)
Pictured are Alonzo Milton Custer, his wife Serena Jane (Duncan), son George Henry, daughter Nellie May, and son Hollie W. Taken about 1889.
- Benjamin Franklin Chancellor(Abt 1832-1913)VA/WV (6 KB)
This is a picture of Benjamin Franklin Chancellor who was born about 1832 and died in 1913. He went west with his family, but returned to his home in VA/WV.His parents continued on westward and are listed in the 1860 Census for Scott County, Arkansas.His parents were John Cooper and Catherine (SINNETT) CHANCELLOR.Grandparents were Thomas and Judith (GAINES) CHANCELLOR and Patrick and Catherine (HEVENER) SINNETT.
- Dr. Paul Caster (born Custer), Magnetic Healer (51 KB)
Although not in my direct family line, I am including this photo of Dr. Paul Caster (born Custer) from cousin Craig Caster to preserve the story of this most interesting descendant of Paulus Kuster/Kuester.
- Joseph Anton Ebneter (born 1865 in Switzerland) (5 KB)
This picture was used in a 1929 United States Passport when Joseph Ebneter visited his former homeland in Switzerland.
- Barbara Thalmann Ebneter with Charles and William. (8 KB)
This picture was taken around 1900 in New Jersey and is of Barbara Thalmann Ebneter, wife of Joseph Anton Ebneter. Their son Charles is on the left and William Joseph is on the right.
- Barbara Thalmann Ebneter (6 KB)
Barbara Thalmann Ebneter picture taken around 1900 in Westhoboken, New Jersey. Daughter of David Thalmann and wife of Joseph Anton Ebneter
- The Family of David Thalmann of Wiezikon,CH (36 KB)
This photo was put together in 1904 in Wyl, Switzerland with pictures of David Thalmann (center) surrounded by his children. David Thalmann was noted for correcting the flow of the Murg River in Switzerland.
- Grace Custer (2 KB)
1943 First Grade School Picture
- Emma Ellen (Given) Gibson (2 KB)
Taken from James Family picture 1875