Tri-Counties Genealogy & History by Joyce M. Tice
Troy Township & Troy Borough, Bradford County PA
Bradford County PA
Chemung County NY
Tioga County PA
Troy Photos from F. Marshall Case Collection

 Mark French- with Horse and Wagon in downtown Troy
Photo: Troy Photos
Township: Troy Township, Bradford County PA
Year: ? 
Photos from F. Marshall Case Collection
Scanned & Submitted by Janet PETERS Ordway
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Don Vickery New Incubator  - Columbia Cross Roads 
 Building the Courthouse in 1893-1894
Later called VanDyne Building.
Civic Building in Troy, also called VanDyne Building, was first used as a court house. It was used for classes after the school burned until the new one was built. It is now a bank. There is a theater on the second floor, no longer used.

See Booklet about this building

1. Case School (also known as Burnham School) 
    No date listed - Estimate 1895 - 1896 from birth dates Linda sent in below
    Seated: Margaret Willour, Anna Loomis, Irene Rolison, ??, Angeline Smith, Jane Parsons., Helen Blackwell, ? Rogers, 
    Josephine Collins , ??, ?? 
    Second Row: Grace Sackett, Anna Vineski, Margaret Smith, Mary Belle Sadler, (Girl standing not listed), ?? Rogers, 
    Bernard Hooley, Irving Comfort ?, Wilbur Dumming, Harry Johnson.
    Third Row: Miss Jessie Hillis, Ed Johnson, George Botcher, Frank Case, Charlie Lee, Robert Laukin, Floyd Crayton, Edward  Park, Claud Gibson, Harry Webb 
We can date this fairly closely if someone will look up birth dates for some of these people. 
There's a question mark after my grandfather's name - it is him, if that's the reason for the ?
Irving Comfort b Apr 20, 1889
to help with born dates
If this is the same Anna Loomis, I think she is b Dec 6, 1890
Grace Sackett is abt 1890
Mary Belle Sadler b 1890
Frank Case b Mar 1890
Floyd L Crayton b Oct 30, 1889

Hopefully someone else will reply to help confirm more dates.

Linda Mutzer


If the Jane Parsons listed in the first row of the Case School picture is the daughter of John A and Mary E Woodruff  Parsons, her date of birth was December 27, 1890. She was the sister of my grandfather, Thomas Woodruff Parsons.

 Robert Reed Van Deusen

Longo Plane Accident 1940
Victim of Plane Accident

Alfred Longo, Troy restaurant proprietor, is pictured at the side of his small airplane in which he met death Wednesday evening on a flight with Harold Borgeson, also of Troy, who was injured fatally. 

Airplane in Which Two Were Carried to Death Near Troy-Elmira Star-Gazette Fri August 9, 1940

Cabin Airplane in which Albert Longo, Troy restaurant proprietor met death Wednesday evening., and Harold Borgeson, 16, of Troy was injured fatally, is pictured where it crashed on the Fred Mosher farm, two miles west of Troy. The engine was driven deeply into the ground and the front of the plane and wing supports crushed. State Motor Police assigned motor failure as the cause of the accident. 

J W Stephens, wife & Children
C J Case, wife Josie 
M D Manley & Wife 
Christmas Dec 26, 1881
Bradford County PA
Chemung County NY
Tioga County PA

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