Tri-Counties Genealogy & History by Joyce M. Tice
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Tioga County, Pennsylvania

 

Bradford County PA

Chemung County NY

Tioga County PA

 

Powell Cemetery, Union Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania 

 

Photo by Joyce M. Tice
2008

 

 

Joyce's Search Tip - December 2007 -

Do You Know that you can search just the 600 pages of Tioga County Cemetery Records on the site by using the Cemeteries -Tioga button in the Partitioned search engine at the bottom of the Current What's New Page? If you use that partition follow these steps to search just one cemetery
1. Choose Cemeteries - Tioga. 
2. Enter part of the cemetery name [ie Newbury or Furman] AND a surname. 
3. Choose the Find ALL Words option. Then it will find just the pages with that surname in the one cemetery you indicated. 

Name of Cemetery: Powell Burial Ground
Read By: Linda C. Reese
Date Read: September. 2008
Typed By: Pat Smith Raymond
Formatted & Published by Joyce M. Tice December 2008
Photos by Joyce M. Tice
Location: Union Township, Tioga County, Pa
Other Comments: English Hill Road
GPS  41.61241 -76.90891

Last Name

First Name

Date of Birth

Date of Death

Age

Inscription/Relationship/Comments

Russell

Elenor

3/16/1799

4/8/1857

 

 

Powell

Rees

 

3/17/1853

69 yr

 

Powell

Sarah

 

12/20/1879

85y6m

w/o Rees

Derbin

Ann

 

2/8/1877

63 yr

 

Davis

David

 

8/25/1863

75 yr

 

Davis

Elizabeth

 

3/25/1870

82 yr

w/o David

Powell Cemetery
Union Township, Tioga Co., PA

From Volume 1 of Tioga County Cemeteries, pub. by Rhoda ENGLISH Ladd 1970s
Formatted & Published by Joyce M. Tice - 22 November 1997

Cemetery is located near Spencer Cemetery. It is walled in and wooded at time of reading in 1970s.

Davis

David

1863

75

wife Eliz.

Davis

Eliz.

1870

82

Durbin

Ann

1877

63

Powell

Reese

1853

69

Name of Cemetery: Rain Burial Ground
Read By: Linda C. Reese
Date Read: September. 2008
Typed By: Pat Smith Raymond
Formatted and Published by Joyce M. Tice December 2008
Photos by Joyce M. Tice
Location: Union Township, Tioga County, Pa
Other Comments: English Hill Across from McNett Cemetery in woods
GPS 41.58776 -76.91811

Last Name

First Name

Date of Birth

Date of Death

Age

Inscription/Relationship/Comments

Palphramand

Isabella

 

9/11/1861

51 yr

 

Rain

Elizabeth

 

2/17/1857

55 yr

w/o Stephen

Rain

Leah

 

2/23/1878

75 yr

w/o Stephen -On marker w/Elizabeth

Rain

Stephen

 

1/11/1886

82y3m16d

 

McNett Family Burials on English Hill

Name of Cemetery: McNett Burial Ground
Read By: Linda C. Reese
Date Read: September. 2008
Typed By: Pat Smith Raymond
Formatted and Published by Joyce M. Tice December 2008
Photos by Joyce M. Tice
Location: Union Township, Tioga County, PA
Other Comments: On English Hill Road
GPS - 41.58950 -76.91753

 

Last Name

First Name

Date of Birth

Date of Death

Age

Inscription/Relationship/Comments

McNett

Alice R.

 

 

 

Own Name Rinebold 

McNett

Francis W.

8/4/1918

11/4/2005

 

Cpl. US Army

Forsburg

Frederick A.

7/15/1925

12/7/1982

 

CM 3 US Navy WW 2

Obituaries:

 

McNETT Brandon Robert McNett

On the morning of Friday, March 1, 2013, Brandon Robert McNett of Canton died suddenly as the result of a tragic motor vehicle accident. He was 17 years of age, and a senior at Canton Area High School. Born in Wellsboro on June 28, 1995 he was the son of Richard and Jill (Yaggie) McNett. Brandon was an industrious, energetic and focused young man with a strong work ethic and sense of commitment. He was regarded by his teachers as being an outstanding student and participant in classroom activities. He attended the Northern Tier Career Center and was enrolled in the building construction curriculum. For his senior project he helped construct the office at Shelly's Notary in Canton. After school and on weekends Brandon also worked at the neighboring McMurray farm in Canton Township. Skilled in the use of rifle, bow and rod, Brandon enjoyed hunting and fishing in his free time, rarely letting the opportunity to indulge pass by. With his warm smile, friendly demeanor and great sense of humor, Brandon was loved by all who knew him. The countless people who were touched by his young life will cherish his memory forever. Brandon is survived by his father Richard (Shelly) McNett of Canton and his mother Jill (Tim) Brueilly of Mansfield; brothers Brian Yaggie of Covington, Cory Route of Alba and Colby Route of Canton; grandparents Francis and Beverly McNett, Andrew and Patty Yaggie and Verne and Barb Spencer; great-grandfather Andrew Yaggie Sr.; great-grandparents Frank and Luella Campbell; aunts and uncles Greg (Crystal) Yaggie, Mandy (Travis) Pepper, Andrew (Renee) Yaggie, III, Michelle (Martin) McNett, Rebecca (Brandon) Williams and Tamara Roupp; and special cousins Brittany Breese, Brady McNett, Tyler Williams, Kaley Williams, Levi Pepper, Alyssa Pepper, Grant Pepper, Shyanna Yaggie and Sierra Yaggie. He was preceded in death by Uncles Robert McNett, Frank Mott, Dean McNett and Kenneth McNett, and great-grandfather Francis McNett Sr. Calling hours will be 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 6 at the Nelle Black Westgate Auditorium of Canton Area High School. Service will follow at 7 p.m. with Rev. Duane Taylor officiating. Interment will be in the McNett Cemetery. Professional services have been entrusted to Morse and Kleese Funeral Home, Canton.

Towanda Daily Review March 3, 2013


FRANCIS W. ‘BILL’ McNETT - On the evening of Friday, Nov. 4, 2005, well-known and well-loved Roaring Branch, Pa. resident Francis William McNett passed away quietly at Williamsport Hospital surrounded by his beloved family.  He was 87 years of age.  Known to the family and friends as "Bill", Mr. McNett he was born Aug. 4, 1918, on English Hill, Union Township, Tioga County.  He was the son of Frank W. and Helen (Cole) McNett.  At the age of 4 he began playing the fiddle, eventually mastering the mandolin, banjo, harmonica, guitar, bass guitar and piano as well.  By the time he reached his teens, young Bill was performing professionally at various local venues.  Music became one of the great passions of his life, blossoming into a career that spanned seven decades.  For many years, Bill toured the Eastern seaboard extensively, performing with his brothers Bob and Dean, to whom he had personally taught the skills of a master musician. Long after the touring stopped he continued to enrich lives with his humor and music, playing many local events along with his family as the McNett Family Band.  He was still booking engagements up until about three years ago.  In the midst of his busy career, Bill courted Alice Rinebold, and they were united in marriage on March 1, 1947.  Together they raised two son's two daughters, and this past March celebrated their 58th anniversary.  When not performing professionally, Mr. McNett could be found at Landon's Cedar Ledge Store, where he helped out officially as a clerk and unofficially as an entertainer.  For 40 years he brought joy and laughter to all who stopped by. Bill was a very caring and giving man who gave lessons to aspiring musicians, and in his spare time offered a free taxi service to senior citizens in the community.  He was a man who loved his country, volunteering for the United States Army during World War II, where he served in the China-Burma-India Theater.  Over the years he had been a member of the former Carpenter Grange, the Ogdensburg Grange, Canton VFW Post No. 714, Canton American Legion Post No. 303 and the American Federation of Musicians.  Of paramount importance was Bill's unshakeable faith in the Lord. He was a lifetime member of the Newelltown United Methodist Church.  Mr. McNett was the embodiment of a true country gentleman who touched innumerable lives throughout the land.  He is survived by his wife, Alice, at home; sons, Francis L. (and Beverly) McNett and Dennis (and June) McNett, and daughters, Carol (and Gene) Kelly and Karen Jackson, all of roaring Branch; brother Kenneth (and Dorothy) McNett of Williamsport, Pa.; sister-in-law, Dorothy McNett of Montgomery; grandchildren, Michelle Mcnett, Richard (and Jill) McNett, Becky (and Brandon) Williams, Melissa (and Kevin) Lohss, Alicia Mott, and Jason Jackson; great-grandchildren, Brittany Breese, Brady McNett, Brian and Brandon Mcnett, Tyler and Kaley Williams, and Adam Frank Lohss; three nephews; two nieces and many beloved cousins.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Frank and Helen McNett; brothers, Robert C. McNett and Dean McNett; and son-in-law Frank D. Mott Jr.  There will be a celebration of his life at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 13 at the Church of Christ (Disciples) in Canton, with the Rev. Duane Taylor officiating.  There will be a time for visitation one hour before the service.  The family suggests that memorial contributions be directed to the Newelltown United Methodist Church in care of Eleanor Wooster, 203 Wooster Road, Roaring Branch, Pa. or the Newelltown Cemetery Association, 3681 Route 14 Highway, Roaring Branch.  Professional services have been entrusted to Morse and Kleese Funeral Home, Canton.  –Canton Independent Sentinel

SZENDREY Mary E. Forsburg
83, was promoted to glory on Oct. 14, 2010 to meet her Lord and Savior. She resided in Ralston for 63 years. She was born March 3, 1927, the daughter of Mary (Shoup) and Edward Szendrey. Her husband of 35 years, Fredrick A. Forsburg, predeased her in death in 1982. She was a wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She enjoyed her family, church and community. Mary graduated from Williamsport High School. She was a member of the Ralston Volunteer Fire Co. Ladies Auxiliary and an active member of the Open Door Chapel. Former Girl Scout leader, 4-H leader, co-owned Jubilee Catering and later opened the Heavenly Taste Restaurant in Ralston, where she enjoyed serving ice cream to the children. She is survived by Linda (Gordon) DelJanovan, Cogan Station; Ann (Kenneth) Hoover, Loyalsock Twp.; June (Dennis) McNett, Roaring Branch; Rita (Ronald) Clayton, Montoursville; Fredrick N. (Susan) Forsburg, Livonia, N.Y.; Mark W. (Ronda Webster) Forsburg, South Williamsport; Michael V. Forsburg, St. Petersburg, Fla.; 12 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Two sisters, Marguerite Nierle, Richmond, Va.; Bertha Schreiber, Suprise, Ariz.; a brother, John Szendrey, Austin Tex. Mary was predeceased by brothers, Edward, Steve, Frank, Joseph and William Szendrey; and sisters, Julia Kragle. Elizabeth Higgins and Irene Kontz. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 18, at the Open Door Chapel, Ralston. Pastor Dave Eggers will officiate. Interment will be at the family cemetery. Arrangements by Morse & Kleese, Canton. - Williamsport Sun Gazette, October 16, 2010


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