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Subject: Re: [BRE] Paul Deal
Date: Fri, 2 Jul 2004 18:38:40 EDT
In a message dated 7/1/2004 7:25:14 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
> There are many Diehl/Deal/Dale/etc families in PA. Hary Deal and Ed Diehl
> are collaborating on book 2. Harry is the man who has studied these
> various families for many years. That is one book I intend to
> buy. Housers and Hoovers very likely came from the Bedford area when a
> whole bunch of people moved to OH. We just don't know whether Paul Deal
> married in Bedford Co, or whether he married elsewhere earlier. I hope we
> can find proof that he is the son of Christian Dale of Tyrone twp,
> Cumberland Co. That will really help, as that family has been partly
> Paul Deal's birthday is about 1772, but I wouldn't worry about a few years
> either way. People forgot, reported their age wrong on the census, etc. I
> had two maiden aunts who aged only about 6-7 years for every 10 years of
> census. (: Sometimes a man's wife was older than he was, so she reported
> her age as younger. It was a vanity thing, I guess. Paul would have been
> abt 75 during the 1850 census, and he may have been less able to recall
> accurately. We only have estimates in the earlier censuses.
> I hope someone responds on the Brethren list regarding a probable
> cemetary. I think this may have come up once, and I had an idea about the
> cemetery. Will have to check notes.
> At 08:39 AM 7/1/2004, you wrote:
> >Hi, Sharon,
> >Thank you for the information. I know there are Deals living south of
> >Altoona, PA. I spoke with a man from that there are Deals in the Blue
> >rea. Knob
> >Mountain.at The Housers were from Morrison's Cove , and the Hoover clan is
> >west of there.
> >My cousin, Bonnie henry lives in IA. and visits the cometary regularly.
> >can give you the names of the people interned there.
Could I get the PA Deal compiler's email address? I have one Deal family
married into my FLOWERS family.