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Originally Published in Tioga County PA Records: Births,Deaths,Marriages, 1978, p.96.

Reprinted by permission of Rhoda ENGLISH Ladd
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 Family Records and Bible records compiled from Bible Records; Wills; History of Gilsum, New Hampshire; History of Surry, New Hampshire and Sylvanus Hayward; 1897 History of tioga county, Pennsylvania by R.C.Brown & Co. collected and compiled by Rhoda English Ladd (Mrs. A. William) R.D.#3, Box 135, Wellsboro, Tioga County , Pennsylvania. 16901
Levi Hardy born 25 June 1787 at Brookfield, Worchester county, Massachusetts (organized 1673); died 18 September 1859 at Delmar Township, Tioga county, Pennsylvania..(Township organized in 1808) He is buried in the old Baptist Church Cemetery located in Stony Fork, Delmar Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania. He married 28th March 1811 at Brookfield, Worchestor county, Massachusetts, Sally Borden, daughter of John and Anna (Butler) Borden, Sally was born 9th September 1791 at Gilsum, Cheshire County, New Hampshire, (organized in 1764); she died 27th February 1860 at Delmar Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania, and is buried by her husband.

Children of Levi and Sally BORDEN Hardy:

Lucy H. born 23 Oct. 1811 m. Horace Root

Rufus Lanning born 13 Oct. 1812 m. Hannah Tillotson

John B. born 15 Mar 1814 m. Clara Robertson

Anna B. born 18 Mar 1815 m. Ansil Borden

Lorenzo D. born 3 Aug 1816

Sally Adelaide born 6 Apr 1819 m. John M. Love

Susannah B. born 19 Jan 1823 m. Russell Lawton

Dexey B. born 14 Feb 1825 m. Root

William V. T. born 13 July 1828

Henrietta born

The above record of births was located in California; Rufus Lanning Hardy took this Bible Record with him when he traveled from Michigan to California. The family of Levi Hardy was in Tioga County, Pa., prior to 1816.

Levi Hardy War of 1812
In pursuance of an act of Congress approved 28th September 1850 entitled, An Act granting County Lands to certain officers and soldiers who have been engaged in the Military Service of the United States of America Warrant no. 61282 for forty acres issued in favor of Levi Hardy, who served as a Private in Captain Clark’s Company, New York State Militia, War of 1812.
Dated July 2nd 1853

Signed by President of the United States

Franklin Pierce

Reference to above: Record of Miscellaneous Military Grants, Volume 75, page 345. I.N. Granger, Recorder of the General Land Office. Received for record June 15th 1854 at 2 o’clock, P.M.

On record at Allegan Court House, Allegan County, Michigan. Allegan County created 1831.

Levi Hardy volunteered at Cazenovia, Madison County, New York. Date of enlistment September 9th 1814. He served as a Private, was discharged at Sacketts Harbor, New York 13th November 1814.

Levi Hardy was the son of Rufus and Lucy (Livermore) Hardy and descendants can trace their lines to Richard Hardy and Ann Husted; Daniel Forbush and Rebecca Perriman; Edmund Rice and Tamazine Frost; John Bent and Martha; Emigrant ancestors For reference see the following printed Genealogies; Hardy, Livermore, Forbush and Rice.

This would make you eligible for Colonial Dames & Daughters of the Colonists membership; and since you are tracing through Revolutionary soldiers also eligible for Daughters of The American Revolution.

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Steele - Copestick Family Bible

John Steele married Alice Copestick September 18, 1866
Raymond Steele married Kittie Rumsey October 26, 1892
Mabel Steele married Horatio L. Reid May 19, 1892
Belle Steele married Bert E. Wilcox October 24, 1900
Robert Steele married Florence Derrah(?) November 7, 1895
Carrie Steele married Michael Dillon October 10, 1906
John Steele March 3, 1841
Alice Copestick Steele December 18, 1846
Miles Raymond Steele May 18, 1869
Mabel Steele October 3, 1870
Mary Isabelle Steele July 21, 1872
Robert Steele February 9, 1874
Claude M. Steele April 20, 1879
Carrie C. Steele June 15, 1882
Included with Bible pages -Delayed birth certificate -   
Carolyn Copestick Steele (Marshall) June 15, 1882
(Requested 1942 -Carolyn Marshall living in Cristobel, Canal Zone)  
Claude M. Steele April 29, 1880
John Steele March 14, 1896
Michael J. Dillon April 24, 1909
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Donated by Robert Grosjean
Copy of a Bible in the hand of Sirquet E. Grosjean.

Grosjean - Grinell Family Bible

Name Birth Date
Mary E. Grosjean Friday, November 15, 1832
Margaret M. Grosjean Friday, January 13, 1837
Sharlot C. Grosjean Saturday, July 28, 1838
Sirquet E. Grosjean Saturday, September 25, 1841
Melvina M. Grosjean Sunday, August 9, 1845
Henry E. Grosjean Saturday, November 30, 1847
Emila Grosjean March 10, 1849
Marian Grosjean April 17, 1854
Agnes E. Grosjean Friday, December 12, 1867
Charley E. Grinell December 10, 1831
Mary E. Grinell December 24, 1851

Delmar Township, Tioga County, PA
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Donated by Robert Grosjean

Grosjean - Bailey Family Bible
Hallie M. Bailey of Wellsboro, PA and Lewis D. Grosjean of Wellsboro, PA were married June 6, 1906 by Rev. P.H. Hershey Moss at Galeton PA

Helen Emma Bailey of Wellsboro, PA and Leo Clair Bailey of Wellsboro were married January 4, 1922 at the Presbyterian manse by Rev. David R. Evans.

Hallie M. Bailey and Helen Emma Bailey were sisters.
Deaths Date
Leo Clair Bailey March 12, 1964
Helen E. Bailey June 27, 1970
Lewis D. Grosjean March 4, 1953
Hallie Bailey Grosjean October 30, 1977

Wellsboro Cemetery
GROSJEAN - Lewis Dean Grosjean, aged 70 years of Wellsboro. RD6, died at his home Thursday afternoon of a heart attack, while working on a pump in the cellar of his home. He was born in Delmar Township July 4, 1882, and was the son of Sirquest and Melissa Plumley Grosjean. He was at one time a barber, later being greenskeeper for 18 years at the Tyoga country Club in Wellsboro. During World War II while his two sons were in the service he went to Corning and was employed in the Optical Department at the Corning Glass Works. Mr. Grosjean was a member of the Wellsboro Presbyterian church and a lifelong resident of Dlemar township, except for a few years in Corning. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Hallie Bailey Grosjean of Wellsboro RD6; two sons; Elmeron L. of Corning, NY, and Robert B. of Wellsboro; five grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. Funeral services were held Monday, the Rev. Dr. Orrin G. Cocks officiating. Burial was in Wellsboro cemetery. - Wellsboro Agitator, 12 March 1953, p.7

BAILEY - Hallie Bailey Grosjean, age 92, of RD6, Wellsboro, died October 30, 1977 in Wellsboro. Mrs. Grosjean was born May 15, 1885 in Wellsboro, the daughter of Elmiran and Emma Jane Balfour Bailey. She was a tailor and a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Wellsboro. She is survived by two sons, Elmiran L. Grosjean of Corning and Robert B.Grosjean of Wellsboro; five grandchildren; and seven great grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Wednesday afternoon at 1:30 PM with the Rev. Stephen P. McCutchan officiating. Burial in the Wellsboro Cemetery. - Wellsboro Gazette, 2 November 1977, p.12

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Fishler or Fischler - Bernauer Family Bible

Name Birth Date Death Date Marriage Date
Children of Joseph Fishler & Cornelia Bernauer      
Maggie Alice Fishler May 17, 1863 February 11, 1930; 67yr  
Clara Bell Fishler October 19, 1865 no date; 77yr.  
Mary Ida Fishler December 1, 1867 August 1868; Delmar; 9mo 19da  
Nellie May Fishler June 5, 1869 April 5, 1880; 10yr 10mo  
Julia Eva Fishler December 9, 1872 April 11, 1880; 7yr 4mo 19da  
Cora G. Fishler (Campbell) January 30, 1878 May 14, 1962; 84yr 3mo 15 da  
Katie Eva Fishler (Campbell) May 16, 1880 November 28, 1949; 69yr 6mo 12da  
Joseph Fischler   October 11, 1929; 92yr  
Jeanette May Bailey   November 5, no yr.; 57yr  
Joseph Fishler & Cornelia Bernauer     July 3, 1862
Alice Fishler & Richard Balfour by Rev. Latimer     July 3, 1881
Clara Fishler & John Bailey by Rev. Breck     May 1883
Note from PNS: Both Cora and Katie are listed in the records with married alias of Campbell but no spouse first names. By doing some checking I found Cora married Abner Campbell and Katie married Robert Campbell.
FISCHLER - Aged Delmar Farmer Dies at 92 Years - following a useful and active life in agriculture, pneumonia caused the death of Joseph Fischler aged 92 years, last Friday (October 11, 1929) about 8 PM, at the home of his daughter, Mrs. John Bailey, in Delmar, where he had resided since the death of his wife. 15 years ago. Joseph Fischler was born in Kinsbach, on the Rhine, Bavaria, Germany, June 25, 1837, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Fischler. He came to this country with his parents when about 16 years of age. In 1861 he married Miss Cornelia Bernauer, of Wellsboro. Mr. Fischler is survived by four daughters, Mrs. Richard Balfour of Wellsboro; Mrs. John Bailey of Delmar; Mrs. Abner Campbell of Wellsboro; and Mrs. Robert Campbell of Delmar. The funeral was held Sunday afternoon, Rev. Dr. George B. VanWaters, rector of St. Paul’s Episcopal church, of which Mr. Fischler was a member, officiating; interment in the Wellsboro cemetery. - Wellsboro Gazette, October 17, 1929

FISHLER - Mrs. Alice Margaret Fishler Balfour, aged 66 years, wife of Richard Balfour, died at 8 o’clock yesterday (February 11, 1930) morning at her home on East Avenue. She is survived by her husband; one son, Ray Balfour; a daughter, Mrs. Harry Bowen; 8 grandchildren; and three sisters - Mrs. Abner Campbell, Mrs. Robert Campbell and Mrs. John Bailey. The funeral will be held Friday afternoon at 2 o’clock at St. Paul’s Episcopal church of which Mrs. Balfour was a member, Rev. Dr. George B. VanWaters officiating; interment in the Wellsboro cemetery. - Wellsboro Gazette, February 12, 1930

FISCHLER - Mrs. Cora Gertrude Campbell, 84, of Central Avenue, died Monday (May 14, 1962) night in the Wellsboro Hospital. She was born January 30, 1878 in Delmar Township, the daughter of Joseph and Cornelia Benauer Fischler, and was a member of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church. Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Kenneth Ross of Depew, NY and Mrs. Ione Apgar of Wellsboro, a step granddaughter. The funeral will be held Thursday at 2 PM in St. Paul’s Church, the Rev. Harry Frownfelter officiating. Burial will be in Wellsboro Cemetery. - Wellsboro Gazette, May 17, 1962

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