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Epley Family of Bradford County PA

Submitted by Helen SWART Heyart in June 1998


1. Brooks Epley b. 13 Feb 1820, PA, m. Elizabeth (? Dill?), b. ca. 1821, PA, d. 7/12 Jan 1889, Bradford County home PA; 67y4m7d, buried: Jan 1889, Overton M. E. Cemetery, Overton PA. Brooks died 19 Jul 1904, Overton PA Bradford Co, buried: 21 Jul 1904, M. E. Church Cem Overton PA.

Children:

+ 2. i Perry G. b. Oct 1845.

3. ii John H. Epley b. 20 Nov 1846, PA, d. 2 May 1919, Macedonia PA, buried: May 1919, Riverside Cem Towanda PA.

4. iii Samuel B. Epley b. Jan 1850, Bradford Co PA.

5. iv Howard Epley b. ca. 1852, PA, d. 10/19 May 1885, Athens PA (10 May 1885 suicide).

6. v Oliver C. Epley b. ca. 1858, PA, d. 27 Mar 1880, PA 20y7m20d, buried: Mar 1880, Overton M. E. Cemetery, Overton PA.

7. vi Ida Epley b. ca. 1852, PA.


Second Generation

2. Perry G. Epley b. Oct 1845, PA (Pottsville?), m. (1) Matilda Smith, b. 00 000 1849, Cameron Co Grove Twp First Fork PA, (daughter of Sylvester Smith and Catherine Smith) d. 25 Sep 1912, Danville State Hosp PA, buried: 25 Sep 1912, Tamarack Cem Tamarack Clinton Co PA, m. (2) Anna Neisonger, b. ca. 1850, IN. Perry died 6 Dec 1901, Prob. Elm River Twp Houghton Co MI.

Children by Matilda Smith:

+ 8. i Ida A. b. 28 Apr 1872.

9. ii Martha Epley b. 23 Sep 1874, PA, d. 20 Jun 1965, Lock Haven Hosp PA, buried: Jun 1965, Red Hill Cem, Tamarack PA.

+ 10. iii Martin Benjamin b. 31 Mar 1876.

Children by Anna Neisonger:

11. iv Brooks S. Epley b. 3 Jan 1880, Ceder Lake MI Montcalm Co, d. 2 Jan 1954, his home in Gladwin MI, buried: Jan 1954, Highland Cem. Gladwin MI.

12. v Lydia Epley b. Jan 1884, MI, d. after 2 Jan 1954.

13. vi Ida M. Epley b. Nov 1892, MI, d. before Jan 1954.

14. vii William C. Epley b. Apr 1893, MI, d. aft. Jan 1954.

15. viii Perry G. Epley b. Oct 1895, MI.


Third Generation

8. Ida A. Epley-Gartsee b. 28 Apr 1872, PA, m. 7 Jun 1894, in Hammersley Fork Leidy Twp Clinton Co PA, Alfred (A.L.) Lovel Short, b. 1 May 1848, Tioga Co. PA, (son of Lovel Short and Thankful Hackett) d. 14 Oct 1907, Trout Run, Lumber Camp, PA, buried:$Oct 1907, Trout Run? Clinton Co Leidy Twp PA. Ida died 11 Sep 1929, Rochester NY, buried: 13 Sep 1929, Mt. Hope Cem, Rochester NY.

Children:

+ 16. i Etta (Rhea) b. 7 Nov 1895.

+ 17. ii Olive Ada b. 20 Jun 1899.

18. iii Earl Lovell Short b. 21 Jul 1903, Hammersley Fork, Leidy Twp Clinton Co PA, d. 11 Dec 1952, buried: Dec 1952, Oakwood$Cem, Penfield NY.

19. iv Clyne Alverda Short b. 20 Sep 1905, Hammersley Fork Leidy Twp Clinton Co PA, d. 5 Oct 1905, Hammersley Fork Leidy Twp Clinton Co PA, buried: Oct 1905, Trout Run PA.

10. Martin Benjamin Epley b. 31 Mar 1876, PA, m. 25 Dec 1905, in Emporium PA, Lucetta Murray, b. ca. 1886, Emporium PA, (daughter of Albert Murray and Katherine Doll) d. Sep 1953, PA, buried: Sep 1953, Newton Cem Emporium PA. Martin died Nov 1963, PA, buried: Nov 1963, Newton Cem Emporium PA.

Children:

20. i Kilbourne Epley b. ca 1915, Emporium PA, d. 26 Sep 1918, Emporium PA, buried: Sep 1918, Newton Cem Emporium PA.

21. ii Robert Epley b. 1915, Emporium PA, d. Jun 1918, Emporium PA, buried: Jun 1918, Newton Cem Emporium PA.

22. iii Walter H. Epley d. After 1953, Williamsport PA.

23. iv Albert Perry Epley d. After 1953, Lexington KY.

24. v Florence Epley buried: Emporium PA.

25. vi Benjamin Martin Epley, Jr..

26. vii Walter H. Epley.

27. viii Betty M. Epley b. 19 Apr 1920, Emporium PA, d. 20 Aug 1990, Williamsport PA, buried: Aug 1990, Mt Carmel of Wildwood Cem Williamsport.


Fourth Generation

16. Etta (Rhea) Short b. 7 Nov 1895, Hammersley Fork PA Clinton Co Leidy Twp, m. 17 Jun 1914, in Prob. NY, Harold Irving Swart, b. 6 Nov 1895, Jackson MI Jackson Co, (son of Frank Z. Swart and Gertrude B. Rathbun) d. 10 Oct 1968, Alpena Mi, buried: 13 Oct 1968, Springport Mausoleum Harrisville Mi. Etta died 14 Feb 1990, Tendercare Alpena Mi, buried: 17 Feb 1990, Springport Mausoleum Harrisville Mi.

Children:

+ 28. i George Frederick b. 24 Mar 1915.

29. ii Nellie Margaret Swart b. 31 Dec 1918, Rochester NY Monroe Co.

30. iii Olive Gertrude Swart b. 26 Sep 1921, Rochester NY Monroe Co.

+ 31. iv Martha Mary b. 9 Dec 1928.

+ 32. v Helen Lydia b. 8 Aug 1936.

17. Olive Ada Short b. 20 Jun 1899, PA, m. 25 Mar 1917, in Rochester, NY?, Franklin Snyder, b. 31 May 1892, Tamarack PA, (son of Henry Snyder and Mary Mayers) d. 16 Feb 1976, Rochester NY, buried: Feb 1976, Mt Hope Cem Rochester NY. Olive died 26 Jul 1973, Rochester NY, buried: Jul 1973, Oakwood Cem Penfield NY.

Children:

33. i Franklin Snyder b. 14 Jan 1918.

34. ii Ida Grace Snyder b. 21 Nov 1919, Rochester NY, m. Gerald McMullen, d. 20 Jun 1991, Rochester NY. Ida died 17 Nov 1991, Rochester NY.

35. iii Mary Eleanor Short b. 5 Oct 1923-4, Rochester NY, d. age two wks, Rochester NY.

36. iv Eva Snyder b. 5 Oct 1925, Rochester NY.

37. v Helen Delores Snyder b. 26 Jul 1929, Rochester NY, d. Feb 1997, Rochester NY, buried: Feb 1997, Mt. Hope Cem Rochester NY.

38. vi Earl Lovell Snyder b. 23 Mar 1934, Rochester NY.


Fifth Generation

28. George Frederick Swart b. 24 Mar 1915, Ft. Wayne IN, m. 28 Dec 1940, in Flint MI, Leola Cecelia Raquepau, b. 7 Feb 1919, MI, (daughter of Elrick (Richard?) Raquepau and Mildred Mary Spears) d. 3 Apr 1997, 1:30 p.m. at home, 14320 N Center Rd, buried: 5 Apr 1997, Thetford Cemetery, Clio MI. George died 8 Sep 1987, Clio MI, buried: 11 Sep 1987, Thetford Cemetery Clio MI.

Children:

+ 39. i Harold Richard b. 26 Oct 1941.

+ 40. ii Donald George b. 13 Oct 1943.

+ 41. iii Mary Suzanne b. 23 Nov 1945.

+ 42. mv Franklin Ray b. 12 Oct 1949.

+ 43. v Cathy Elizabeth b. 3 Sep 1953.

31. Martha Mary Swart b. 9 Dec 1928, East Rochester NY, m. (1) 14 Aug 1951, in Japan, Henry Dobson Franklin, b. GA, m. (2) 24 Nov 1960, in Springfield IL, Frank Arthur Hill.

Children by Henry Dobson Franklin:

+ 44. i Robert David b. 12 Mar 1950.

32. Helen Lydia Swart b. 8 Aug 1936, Flint MI Genesee Co, m. 24 Jul 1965, in USAF Chapel Wurtsmith AFB MI, Richard Thomas Lawrence Heyart, b. 3 Jan 1936, Wyandotte Gen Hosp Wyandotte MI Wayne Co, (son of Charles George Heyart and Beatrice Florence Veronica St. Amant).

Children:

45. i Richard James Xavier Heyart b. 30 Mar 1967, USAF Hosp Wurtsmith AFB MI Iosco Co.


Sixth Generation

39. Harold Richard Swart b. 26 Oct 1941, Flint MI, m. 3 Nov 1962, in St. Cecelia RC Ch Clio MI, Mary Patricia Hallock, b. 28 Apr 1941, MI, (daughter of Clair Dewitt Hallock and Nelda Cooper).

Children:

46. i Raymond Michael Swart b. 10 Oct 1963, MI.

+ 47. ii Lynn Karen b. 8 May 1966.

48. iii Doreen Theresa Swart b. 18 Nov 1968, MI, m. 20 Aug 1989, in Courthouse Flint MI Genesee Co, Victor Pratt.

40. Donald George Swart b. 13 Oct 1943, MI, m. 13 Nov 65, in Clio MI, Patsy Louise Gekeler, b. 12 Apr 1937, MI, (daughter of Gerald Manley Gekeler and Gladys Louise Stickney).

Children:

49. i Jeffrey Baine Swart b. 7 Sep 1958, MI.

50. ii Pamela Louise Swart b. 23 Jul 1960, MI.

51. iii Kathleen Anne (Katie) Swart b. 14 Dec 1970, MI.



41. Mary Suzanne Swart b. 23 Nov 1945, MI, m. 11 Nov 1966, in Washington DC, Donald Roy Mize.

Children:

52. i Suzanne Estie Mize b. 15 Dec 1967, CA, m. 24 May 1995, in 68th Dist Court 630 S Saginaw Flint MI, Jeffrey John Blanchard.

53. ii (Joey) Joseph Roy Mize b. 4 Jan 1973, CA.

42. Franklin Ray Swart b. 12 Oct 1949, MI, m. 22 May 1971, in MI, Carol Anne Grant, b. 4 Feb 1950, MI.

Children:

54. i Stephen Franklin Swart b. 9 Jan 1974, MI.

55. ii Christopher Ray Swart b. 18 Sep 1977, MI.

43. Cathy Elizabeth Swart b. 3 Sep 1953, MI, m. 15 Feb 1973, in Sts. Charles & Helena RC Ch Clio MI, Don Wesley Langworthy, b. 20 Sep 1950, Champaign IL, (son of Don Wesley Langworthy and Gloria Isley).

Children:

56. i Melissa Lynn Langworthy b. 28 Sep 1974, MI.

57. ii (J.R.) Don Timothy Langworthy b. 11 Aug 1978, MI.

44. Robert David Franklin b. 12 Mar 1950, Nara Honshu Japan, m. (1) 1968, in Springfield MO, Sandra (Sandy) Lee Osborn, m. (2) Patricia Roberts.

Children by Sandra (Sandy) Lee Osborn:

58. i Corey Glen Franklin b. 18 Nov 1968, Springfield MO, d. 16 Nov 1987, Springfield MO, buried: 29 Nov 1987, Rivermonte Mausoleum Springfield MO.

59. ii Nicholas Troy Franklin b. 13 May 1970, Springfield MO, m. 1 Jul 1995, in National Ave Christian Church, Shannon Christine Mathews.


Seventh Generation

47. Lynn Karen Swart b. 8 May 1966, Flint MI, m. (1) 31 Dec 1982, in MI, Brian Meoak, m. (2) Al Cox, m. (3) James Kreh. Lynn buried: Spouses: #356, 357, & 1208.

Children by Al Cox:

60. i Rachel Ashleigh Cox-Swart b. 8 Aug 1989, MI.

Children ny James Kreh:

61. ii Jamie Lynn Kreh b. 24 Jul 1993, MI.

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