Western Pennsylvania Genealogy
Compiled by Douglas H. Lusher


Family Group Record



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Lewis W. Gongaware and Emma J. Aber




Husband Lewis W. Gongaware 1

           Born: 3 Jun 1837 - Penn Twp, Westmoreland Co, PA 2
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           Died: After 1906
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         Father: Jacob Gongaware (1799-      ) 2 3
         Mother: Elizabeth Whitehead (      -      ) 2


       Marriage: 

 Other Spouse: Mattie Alshouse (      -1870) 2 - 26 Oct 1859 2



Wife Emma J. Aber 2

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         Father: Eli Aber (      -      ) 2
         Mother: Hannah [Unk] (      -      ) 2




Children
1 M Elmer R. Gongaware 2

           Born: 28 Sep 1871 2
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           Died: 23 Oct 1889 2
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2 M Otis A. Gongaware 2

           Born: 22 Sep 1872 2
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3 M Oley Gongaware 2

           Born: 9 Jul 1874 2
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4 F Laura M. Gongaware 2

           Born: 4 Nov 1876 2
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5 M Oscar U. Gongaware 2

           Born: 27 Jun 1878 2
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6 M Walter W. Gongaware 2

           Born: 28 Jan 1880 2
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7 F Elizabeth Gongaware 2

           Born: 31 Oct 1881 2
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           Died: 13 Sep 1886 2
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8 M John Gongaware 2

           Born: 31 Jul 1882 2
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9 M Grover C. Gongaware 2

           Born: 12 Feb 1885 2
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10 F Katie L. Gongaware 2

           Born: 30 Dec 1886 2
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11 F Hannah E. Gongaware 2

           Born: 24 Sep 1888 2
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           Died: 17 Dec 1888 2
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12 F Verna D. Gongaware 2

           Born: 13 Mar 1890 2
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13 F Daisy Gongaware 2

           Born: 11 Oct 1892 2
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14 M Simon P. Gongaware 2

           Born: 20 May 1894 2
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           Died: 27 Jul 1894 2
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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.


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