Western Pennsylvania Genealogy
Compiled by Douglas H. Lusher


Family Group Record



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Lewis W. Gongaware and Mattie Alshouse




Husband Lewis W. Gongaware 1

           Born: 3 Jun 1837 - Penn Twp, Westmoreland Co, PA 2
     Christened: 
           Died: After 1906
         Buried: 


         Father: Jacob Gongaware (1799-      ) 2 3
         Mother: Elizabeth Whitehead (      -      ) 2


       Marriage: 26 Oct 1859 2

 Other Spouse: Emma J. Aber (      -      ) 2



Wife Mattie Alshouse 2

           Born: 
     Christened: 
           Died: 21 May 1870 2
         Buried: 


         Father: Samuel Allshouse (Abt 1808-1886) 4 5
         Mother: Lydia Ann Baughman (      -Bef 1882) 5 6 7




Children
1 M Samuel Henry Gongaware 2

           Born: 1860 2
     Christened: 
           Died: 
         Buried: 
         Spouse: Nance Ayers (      -      ) 2


2 M Jacob William Gongaware 2

           Born: 1862 2
     Christened: 
           Died: 
         Buried: 
         Spouse: Lilly Stump (      -      ) 2


3 M Emanuel N. Gongaware 2

           Born: 1864 2
     Christened: 
           Died: 
         Buried: 
         Spouse: Anna Fox (      -      ) 2


4 M Albert Lewis Gongaware 2

           Born: 1867 2
     Christened: 
           Died: 
         Buried: 
         Spouse: Mary Rodabaugh (      -      ) 2



General Notes: Husband - Lewis W. Gongaware


He was a farmer by occupation, and was the owner of a very large farm, on which he resided continuously for over sixty-four years. He was prominent in the affairs of the township, and served in the capacity of collector and supervisor. He held membership in the Lutheran church, in which body he held the offices of deacon and elder. His political affiliations were with the Democratic party.

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Sources


1 John W. Jordan, History of Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, Genealogical Memoirs, Vol. II (Chicago, IL: The Lewis Publishing Company, 1906), Pg 524.

2 John W. Jordan, History of Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, Genealogical Memoirs, Vol. II (Chicago, IL: The Lewis Publishing Company, 1906), Pg 525.

3 John W. Jordan, History of Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, Genealogical Memoirs, Vol. III (Chicago, IL: The Lewis Publishing Company, 1906), Pg 260.

4 Biographical and Historical Cyclopedia of Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA: John M. Gresham & Co., 1890.), Pg 651.

5 John W. Jordan, History of Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, Genealogical Memoirs, Vol. III (Chicago, IL: The Lewis Publishing Company, 1906), Pg 612.

6 George Dallas Albert, History of the County of Westmoreland, Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA: L. H. Everts & Co., 1882), Pg 668.

7 Biographical and Historical Cyclopedia of Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA: John M. Gresham & Co., 1890.), Pg 287, 651.


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