Western Pennsylvania Genealogy
Compiled by Douglas H. Lusher


Family Group Record



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Abraham Lusher and Mary DeGraw




Husband Abraham Lusher 1 2

         Born: 26 Apr 1805 - Berks Co, PA 2
   Christened: 3 Jun 1805 - Altalaha Evangelical Lutheran Church, Rehrersburg, Berks Co, PA
         Died: 22 Jun 1890 - Venango Co, PA 2
       Buried:  - Rockland Cemetery, Rockland Twp, Venango Co, PA 3


       Father: George Lusher (1774-Abt 1849) 4
       Mother: Catharina Muench (Abt 1768-Abt 1850) 4


     Marriage: 1840-1842 - Rockland Twp, Venango Co, PA

Events

Residence: : Rockland, Venango Co, PA. View of the Abraham Lusher residence.


Residence: : Rockland, Venango Co, PA. This photo shows the inside of the loft of the Abraham Lusher house.


Residence: : Rockland, Venango Co, PA. This photo shows the inside of the loft of the Abraham Lusher house.


Residence: : Rockland, Venango Co, PA. This photo shows a pillar in the basement of the Abraham Lusher house with "1860" scribed on it.


Residence: : Rockland, Venango Co, PA. This is a view of the spring behind the Abraham Lusher house. John C. C. Lusher is on the right and *** Troutner on the left.


Residence: : Rockland, Venango Co, PA. This is a current (1997) view from the entrance to the Abraham Lusher farm.


Burial: : Rockland Cemetery, Rockland Twp, Venango Co, PA.




Wife Mary DeGraw 1 2

         Born: 6 Oct 1811 - Canada? PA? 2
   Christened: 
         Died: 17 Jan 1892 - Rockland Twp, Venango Co, PA 2
       Buried:  - Rockland Cemetery, Rockland Twp, Venango Co, PA 3


       Father: James DeGraw (      -      )
       Mother: Barbara "Nellie" Hetzler (1789-      )



 Other Spouse: Jacob Troutner (1807/1809-1839/1841) - Abt 1829 - New York state

Events

Burial: : Rockland Cemetery, Rockland Twp, Venango Co, PA.


Children
1 M Rev. John Lusher D.D. 2




         Born: 24 Dec 1842 2
   Christened: 
         Died: 9 Oct 1934 - Parker, Armstrong Co, PA 2
       Buried:  - Rockland Cemetery, Rockland Twp, Venango Co, PA 3
       Spouse: Sarah Elizabeth Pryor (1842/1843-1918) 2
         Marr: 7 Sep 1865



2 F Catharine Delilah Lusher 2




         Born: 17 Mar 1845 - Rockland Twp, Venango Co, PA 2
   Christened: 
         Died: 21 Dec 1909 - Emlenton, Venango Co, PA 2
       Buried:  - Emlenton Cemetery, Emlenton, Venango Co, PA
       Spouse: William D. McGinnis (1845-1925) 2 5
         Marr: 19 Mar 1874 - Rockland Twp, Venango Co, PA 5



3 F Mary Jane Lusher 2

         Born: 1847 2
   Christened: 
         Died: 1908 2
       Buried:  - Rockland Cemetery, Rockland Twp, Venango Co, PA 6
       Spouse: John Hughes (1840-1892) 2 7
         Marr: 22 Aug 1865 - Franklin, Venango Co, PA
       Spouse: Eli Ferringer (      -      ) 8 9
         Marr: 1907 - ? Venango Co, PA



4 F Nancy Ellen "Nannie" Lusher 2

         Born: 17 Mar 1850 2
   Christened: 
         Died: 12 Nov 1934 2
       Buried:  - Rockland Cemetery, Rockland Twp, Venango Co, PA 10
       Spouse: Wesley B. Gilger (1850-1915) 2
         Marr: 7 Sep 1871 - Rockland Twp, Venango Co, PA



5 M David Rose Lusher 2

         Born: 24 Mar 1852 - Venango Co, PA 2
   Christened: 
         Died: 16 Apr 1934 - Rockland Twp, Venango Co, PA 2
       Buried:  - Rockland Cemetery, Rockland Twp, Venango Co, PA 3
       Spouse: Margaret D. "Maggie" Linn (1862-1920) 11
         Marr: 1 Oct 1891



6 F Rachel Alice Lusher 2

         Born: 13 Aug 1854 - Venango Co, PA
   Christened: 
         Died: 24 Apr 1864 - Venango Co, PA 2
       Buried:  - Rockland Cemetery, Rockland Twp, Venango Co, PA 3
       Spouse: Did Not Marry



General Notes: Husband - Abraham Lusher


Date of birth Apr 27, 1805. [R]


General Notes: Wife - Mary DeGraw


The Franklin Evening News, Franklin, PA
Jan 20, 1892; pg 1, col 2
Mrs. Abraham Lusher, of Rockland township, died on Sunday, Jan. 17th, aged about 80 years. Mr. Lusher died about one year ago. Rev. John Lusher, of Titusville; David, now in the West; Mrs. Maginness, of Emlenton; Mrs. W. B. Gilger and Mrs. John Hughes, of Rockland, are the children left to mourn her loss. Mrs. Lusher was highly respected by all who knew her.

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Sources


1 James Lincoln Lusher, Lusher Family Tree (Self-published, cir. 1942), Pg 2.

2 Mrs. Harold V. Linn, Daniel Smith - Pioneer Settler of Rockland Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania (Venango County, PA: Privately published, 1961), Pg 118.

3 Venango County Pennsylvania Cemetery Records and Early Church Histories, Vol. 5, Rockland Township (Franklin, PA: Venango County Historical Society, 1997), Pg 91.

4 James Lincoln Lusher, Lusher Family Tree (Self-published, cir. 1942), Pg 1.

5 J. H. Newton, History of Venango County, Pennsylvania (Columbus, OH: J. A. Caldwell Publishers, 1879), Pg 549.

6 Venango County Pennsylvania Cemetery Records and Early Church Histories, Vol. 5, Rockland Township (Franklin, PA: Venango County Historical Society, 1997), Pg 110.

7 History of Venango County, Pennsylvania (Chicago, IL: Brown, Runk, & Co., Publishers, 1890), Pg 1144.

8 History of Venango County, Pennsylvania (Chicago, IL: Brown, Runk, & Co., Publishers, 1890), Pg 1076.

9 John W. Jordan, LL.D, Genealogical and Personal History of the Allegheny Valley, Pennsylvania (New York: Lewis Historical Publishing Company, 1913), Pg 737.

10 Venango County Pennsylvania Cemetery Records and Early Church Histories, Vol. 5, Rockland Township (Franklin, PA: Venango County Historical Society, 1997), Pg 107.

11 History of Venango County, Pennsylvania (Chicago, IL: Brown, Runk, & Co., Publishers, 1890), Pg 1124.


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