HomeFamily FindingsHappy Mothers Day ! To celebrate, I present all my mothers.
<div class=\"postavatar\">Happy Mothers Day ! To celebrate, I present all my mothers.</div>

Happy Mother’s Day to everyone. As I thought about it, it occurred to me I had never listed out my strictly maternal line – that is the mother of my mother, the mother of her mother, etc. So here they are, beginning with my grandmother, and in reverse order from there:

Ellajean Marie Snyder
b. 5 Dec 1925, Vandergrift, Westmoreland, PA
m. Floyd Albert Johns, 20 Mar 1946, Vandergrift, Westmoreland, PA
d. 28 Aug 1995

Bessie Irene McGinnis
b. 3 Jan 1892, Manorville, Armstrong, PA
m. William Albert Snyder, 3 Dec 1914, Vandergrift, Westmoreland, PA
d. 23 Jan 1972

Ella May Ruffner
b. 10 Feb 1868, Marion Center, Indiana, PA
m. Harvey Jackson McGinnis, 19 Oct 1887 Orbitello, Lincoln, KS
d. 2 Oct 1961, Arnold, Westmoreland, PA

Sarah Best
b. 31 May 1835, Butler County, PA
m. Archibald Ruffner, abt 1855, PA
d. 25 May 1914, Saltsburg, Westmoreland, PA

Susan Sumney
b. abt 1806, Butler County, PA
m. Alexander Best, 2 Oct 1828, Butler County, PA
d. ?

Unknown wife of Jacob Sumney
b. sometime between 1770-1780
m. Jacob Sumney, ?
d. bef 17 Jan 1842

And that’s it. That’s as many mothers as my maternal line goes. Enjoy your day, all you moms!

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