STRUNK ANNEX

 

Jacob Cooper Strunk Pedigree

(Start at generation 1, below.)

 

Special thanks to Bonnie Lucille and Linda Jean Andrews, paragraph 4.C.2.i.(1.(e.(1)& (3) of the Alexander Patterson Biles page, for their help in compiling some of the information in this annex.  They also provided several, still unidentified photos.

 

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Origin of the surname “Strunk:”

 

Germany.

 

Generation

 

 

5  

 

4   William Strunk (also seen: Henry)

 

1.  Biographical notes:

 

Said to be one of 3 brothers who emigrated from Germany to America in the early 1700s, settling in the Delaware River valley near Bethlehem.  Served in Washington’s army during the Revolutionary War.

 

2.  Wife: (?)

 

3.  Children: (order uncertain; reported to be a large family)

 

a. John Strunk: (perhaps) Born 1741.  Veteran of the Revolutionary War.

 

b. Henry Strunk: See generation 3, below.

 

c. Son.

 

3   Henry Strunk

 

1.  Biographical notes:

 

Born 1743 at Bethlehem, Northampton & Lehigh Counties, Pennsylvania.  Died 1823 at Resica, Monroe County, Pennsylvania; interred unmarked grave in the Michael-Walter Cemetery.  Employed as a farmer.  Veteran of the Revolutionary War; enlisted from Bethlehem in Captain Jacob Balliet’s Company.  In 1798 moved his family from Northampton County to Smithfield Township (near Shawnee), Monroe County, Pennsylvania.

 

2.  Wife: Maria Elizabeth Ace

 

Daughter of Henry and Margaret (?) Ace.  Married Henry Strunk in 1766.

 

3.  Children:

 

a. Madeline Strunk: Married Jacob Olenbaugh and initially operated a hotel in Northampton County, Pennsylvania.  Subsequently moved to Ohio.  Madeline and Jacob had 2 children.

 

b. Peter Strunk: See generation 2, below.

 

c. J. George Strunk: Born 1787.  Died Smithfield Township, Monroe County, Pennsylvania.  Married Catherine Mann/Man and had the following children:

 

(1. George M. Strunk: Born between 1802 and 1837.

 

(2. John M. Strunk: Born between 1802 and 1837.  Married Eleanor Quigley and had the following children:

 

(a. Mary J. Strunk: Born between 1823-43.  Died 12 June 1912 in Smithfield Township, Monroe County, Pennsylvania.

 

(b. Margaret Strunk.

 

(c. Susan J. Strunk: Married (?) Gordon.

 

(3. Daniel Strunk: Born between 1802 and 1837.  Married (?) and had the following children:

 

(a. Hiram Strunk: Born 1843.  Died 8 May 1952.

 

(b. Joseph Strunk.

 

(c. Jeremiah Strunk.

 

(4. Charles M. Strunk: Born 1817.  Married Harriet Courtright and had the following children:

 

(a. George C. Strunk: Born 1843.  Died 1924.  Married Lydia M. Garris.

 

(b. Matilda Strunk: Born 1845.  Married Henry Fouch.

 

(c. Emely Strunk: Born 1849.

 

(d. Sarah Marie Strunk: Born 1850.  Died 1892.  Married Franklin Treible.

 

(e. Mary Strunk: Born 1851.

 

(f. Lydia P. Strunk: Born 1852.  Married Jacob Jennings.

 

(g. Amei C. Strunk: Born 1858.  Mary Louisa Van Why.

 

(h. Elizabeth Strunk: Born 1861.

 

(5. Child.

 

d. Jacob Strunk: Born 8 February 1796.  Died Northampton County, Pennsylvania.  Married Jane Merlin and moved from Middle Smithfield Township, Monroe County, Pennsylvania to Northampton County, Pennsylvania.

 

e. Henry Strunk: Born 1799.  Died 31 March 1853; interred Zion Lutheran Church, Smithfield Township, Monroe County, Pennsylvania.  Married Rachel Transue (interred with Henry), daughter of John-Philip and Anna (Shearer) Transue, and resided on his father's farm in Smithfield Township, Monroe County, Pennsylvania.  Henry and Rachel had the following children:

 

(1. Charles T. Strunk: Born 28 March 1824.  Died 19 April 1900.  Married Catherine Quigley, daughter of Elijah and Mary (Bunnell) Quigley, and had the following children:

 

(a. Mary B. Strunk: Born 3 January 1848.  Married Philip Hanna.

 

(b. Rachel Strunk: Born 3 November 1849.

 

(c. John Quigley Strunk: Born 16 March 1852.  Died 16 February 1944.

 

(d. Isabell Strunk: Born 25 April 1854.  Died 15 October 1942.

 

(e. Julian Strunk: Born 1 October 1856.  Died 5 December 1890.  Married John Balmoos.

 

(f. Martha E. Strunk: Born 15 January 1859.  Married George C. Smith.

 

(g. Elijah Q. Strunk: Born 26 February 1861.  Died 1939.  Married Elizabeth Chamberlain.

 

(h. Jane Strunk: Born 7 September 1865.  Died 23 October 1945.

 

(i. Henry Strunk: Born 24 January 1868.

 

(2. Isaac T. Strunk: Born 1826.  Married Anna Smith and had the following children:

 

(a. James Strunk: Born 1846.

 

(b. Celesta Strunk: Born 1848.  Died 2 July 1884.

 

(c. Anna Strunk: Born 1861.

 

(3. Moses T. Strunk: Born 15 September 1827.  Died 15 January 1907.  Married Kate Halterman and had the following son:

 

(a. Adam Strunk: Born 1857.  Died ; interred Zion Lutheran Church.  Married Catherine Treible on 22 May 1879.

 

(4. Andrew Strunk: Born 1831.  Married Marietta Walter and had the following children:

 

(a. Susan Strunk: Born 1861.

 

(b. Theodore Strunk: Born 1857.

 

(c. Amanda Strunk: Born 1855.

 

(d. Elizabeth Strunk.

 

(5. Julian Strunk: Born 6 June 1831.  Died 20 June 1913.  Married Daniel Walter and had the following children:

 

(a. Minerva Walter: Born 3 July 1859.  Died 12 April 1903.

 

(b. Frank Walter: Born 25 December 1861.  Married Sarah Place.

 

(c. Horace L. Walter: Born 28 January 1864.

 

(d. William H. Walter: Born 10 March 1866.  Died 1950.  Married Amy Hanna.

 

(e. Martin V. B. Walter: Born 16 September 1867.  Died 5 December 1890.

 

(f. Anna Walter: Born 20 January 1871.  Died 21 March 1873.

 

(g. Mary Walter: Born 7 June 1872.  Died before 1892.

 

(h. Ella Walter: Born 24 June 1876.  Died 1954.  Married Irvin L. Alleger.

 

(i. Thomas Walter: Born 17 July 1874.  Died 3 February 1903.

 

(j. Moses Walter: Born 24 May 1878.

 

(k. Andrew Walter: Born 28 August 1880.

 

(6. Samuel T. Strunk: Born 1833.

 

(7. William T. Strunk: Born 31 August 1843.  Died 23 January 1908.  Married Mary Ann Treible, daughter of Henry and Catherine (Transue) Treible, on 30 November 1865 and had the following children:

 

(a. Arvilla Strunk: Born 5 November 1879.  Died 1968.

 

(b. Henry T. Strunk: Born 3 October 1866.  Died 16 September 1867.

 

(c. Edward T. Strunk: Born 20 March 1867.  Died 1954.

 

(d. Clara Strunk: Born 28 July 1870.  Died 1939.

 

(e. Hattee Strunk: Born 19 February 1872.  Died 1957.

 

(f. Emanuel Strunk: Born 17 March 1874.  Married Clara Halterman.

 

(g. Arminta Strunk: Born 4 May 1877.

 

(h. Eugene Strunk: Born 19 May 1883.  Married Ida Sommers.

 

f. Elizabeth Strunk: Born 1800.  Married Henry Consterman of Smithfield Township, Monroe County, Pennsylvania and resided there.  Elizabeth and Henry had the following children:

 

(1. George Consterman: Born 1822.

 

(2. Susanna Consterman: Born 1824.  Married Moses C. Smith.

 

(3. Hannah Consterman: Born 1827.

 

(4. Henry Consterman: Born 1830.

 

(5. Margaret Consterman: Born 1833.

 

(6. Minerva Consterman: Born 1837.

 

g. Catherine "Kate" Strunk: Born 19 September 1801.  Married George Ace (d. from complications of an arm torn off in a threshing machine accident) of Smithfield Township, Monroe County, Pennsylvania and had 4 children.

 

2   Peter Strunk

 

1.  Biographical notes:

 

Born 1772 in Northampton County, Pennsylvania.  Died 26 May 1866 in Middle Smithfield Township, Monroe County, Pennsylvania.  In 1798 moved with his father to Middle Smithfield Township, Monroe County, Pennsylvania.  Later moved to Wayne County, Pennsylvania, where he cleared a large farm.

 

2.  Wife #1: Elizabeth "Betsy" Cooper

 

a. Biographical notes:

 

Born 1772 in Middle Smithfield Township, Northampton County, Pennsylvania; daughter of John and Polly (Grove) Cooper, who were early settlers of Northampton County.  Died February 1832.  Elizabeth was the half sister of John Cooper, Jr. of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  Married Peter Strunk in 1801 in Northampton County  

 

b. Children: (12 total, including (not in order of birth); two daughters married Courtwrights.

 

(1. George Strunk: Died young.

 

(2. Henry Strunk: Died April 1843 (drowned) while rafting on the Delaware River near Port Jervis, New York.  Married Elizabeth Transue and had the following children:

 

(a. John Strunk: Died of disease during the Civil War.

 

(b. Jane Stunk.

 

(3. Peter Strunk: Died young.

 

(4. Jacob Cooper Strunk: See generation 1, below.

 

(5. Mary "Polly" Strunk: Born 1803.  Married Philip Noack/Noach of Smithfield Township, Monroe County, Pennsylvania.  Mary and Philip had the following children:

 

(a. George Washington Noack: Born 1823.  Married Susan Michalls and had the following children:

 

(1) Ryma Noack: Born 1849.

 

(2) William Erwin Noack: Born 1854.

 

(3) George E. Noack: Born 1856.

 

(b. John Erdman Noack: Born 1824. Married Mary S. Miller and had the following children:

 

(1) John P. Noack.

 

(2) Sarah Noack: Born 1860.

 

(c. Hannah Noack: Born 1827.

 

(d. Matilda Noack: Born 1829.  Died 1916.  Married Frederick Transue.

 

(e. Jacob Noack: Born 1830.

 

(f. Elizabeth Noack: Born 1833.  Married E. O. Stiles.

 

(g. Sophia Cornelia Noack: Born 1836.

 

(h. Susannah Noack: Born 1838.  Married John Chamberlain and had the following children:

 

(1) Elizabeth Chamberlain: Born 1863.  Died 1919.  Married (1st) Elijah Strunk.  Married (2nd) Elijah Q. Strunk.

 

(2) Emma Chamberlain: Married John Fish.

 

(i. Peter Noack: Born 1840.

 

(j. David Noack: Born 1843.

 

(k. Julian Noack: Born 1846.

 

(6. John C. Strunk: Born 19 November 1806 in Middle Smithfield Township, Monroe County, Pennsylvania.  Died 13 July 1902; interred Coolbaugh Presbyterian Cemetery.  Trained as a weaver.  In 1831 was elected Constable of Northampton County, Pennsylvania.  Married Eleanor Hannah (d. 1866), daughter of Benjamin and Hannah (Tock) Hannah in April 1826 and had the following children:

 

(a. Benjamin H. Strunk: Born 1827.  Married Rebecca Transue on 10 April 1851 and resided at Tobyhanna Mills, Pennsylvania.  Benjamin and Rebecca had the following children:

 

(1) Mary E. Strunk: Born 1859.

 

(2) James Stroud Strunk: Born 1863.

 

(3) Hannah J. Strunk: Born 1867.

 

(b. Elizabeth Strunk: Born 1828.  Married William Miller of Smithfield Township, Monroe County, Pennsylvania and had the following children:

 

(1) Benjamin Franklin Miller: Born 29 July 1849.

 

(2) Ella Miller: Born 1852.  Died before 1899.  Married Samuel Mann.

 

(3) John S. Miller: Born 1853.

 

(4) Catharine Miller: Born 1855.  Married Jacob S. Mick.

 

(5) Hannah Miller: Born 27 December 1857.  Died 1 July 1935.

 

(6) Elizabeth Miller: Born 17 March 1859.  Died 23 May 1917.  Married Jacob Bush.

 

(7) Frances Miller: Born 1865.  Died before 1885.

 

(8) Bush Miller: Born 1868.

 

(c. Hannah Strunk: Born 1831.  Died October 1907.  Married Charles Albert of Middle Smithfield Township, Monroe County, Pennsylvania and had the following children:

 

(1) Josh Albert: Born 1851.

 

(2) Joseph J. Albert: Born 1852.  Died 1922.

 

(3) Benjamin H. Albert: Born 1856.

 

(4) Peter S. Albert: Born 1859.  Died 1940.  Married Margaret J. Van Why.

 

(5) Charles Albert: Born 1873.  Died 28 December 1878.

 

(6) Vincetta Albert: Born 1876.  Died 1 January 1879.

 

(7) Mary E. Albert: Born 1877.  Died 3 March 1878.

 

(d. Eleanor Strunk: Born about 1832.  Died young.

 

(e. Mary Strunk: Born 1834.  Died relatively young, leaving a large family.  Married Andrew Jackson Fish, son of William and Mary (Transue) Fish of Middle Smithfield, Monroe County, Pennsylvania, and had the following children:

 

(1) Charles Fish: Born 1853.  Married Mary Brink.

 

(2) James Fish: Born 1855.  Married Nettie Smith.

 

(3) John Fish: Born 1857.  Married Emma Chamberlain.

 

(4) William Fish: Born 1859.  Married Harriet Hineline.

 

(5) Moses C. Fish: Born 1861.  Married Susan Alice Hineline on 24 February 1881.

 

(6) McClellan Fish: Born 1863.

 

(7) Hannah Fish: Born 1868.  Married Mahalon Brink.

 

(8) Philip Fish: Born 1870.  Married Laura Strunk.

 

(9) Philander Fish: Married Elizabeth Cramer.

 

(10) Norris Fish: Born 1874.  Died 1956.

 

(11) Benjamin Fish.

 

(f. Sarah Strunk: Born 1837.  Married John M. Van Why, son of Timothy and Margaret (Heisler) Van Why of East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, on 13 October 1855 and had the following children:

 

(1) Rebecca M. Van Why: Born 1856.

 

(2) Mahalia Van Why: Born 1858.  Married Allen R. Hill.

 

(3) Mary Emm Van Why: Born 1860.  Married Amzi Taylor.

 

(4) Elizabeth Van Why: Married James Smith.

 

(5) Lewis Van Why: Married Nellie McNulty and resided at Binghamton, Broome County, New York.

 

(6) William Van Why: Married Gertrude LaBar.

 

(7) Hattie Van Why: Interred Prospect Cemetery, East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania.

 

(8) Oscar Van Why.

 

(9) Margaret Van Why.

 

(g. Peter Franklin Strunk: Born 10 September 1839.  Died 27 September 1906 at Craigs Meadow.  Married Sarah J. Kramer and resided on his father's farm in Smithfield Township, Monroe County, Pennsylvania.  Peter and Sarah had the following children:

 

(1) Adam Strunk: Born 1862.  Died 26 September 1901.

 

(2) Eva A. Strunk: Born 1865.

 

(3) Andrew A. Strunk: Resided at Craigs Meadow.

 

(4) Charles Edward Strunk: Born 26 April 1867.  Died 22 September 1945.

 

(5) George C. Strunk: Born 1869.  Died 1948.  Married Elizabeth Stettler.

 

1930 US Census: George Strunk, age 60 (b. PA; parents b. PA) and not employed, was heading a household in Middle Smithfield Township, Monroe County, Pennsylvania.  His real estate was valued at $1,000 and he was married at age 21.  The household also included his wife, Elizabeth Strunk, age 70 (b. PA; parents b. PA), who was married at age 30.

 

(6) John C. Strunk: Born October 1875 in Pennsylvania.

 

1900 US Census: John Strunk, age 24 (b. Oct 1875 in PA; parents b. PA) and employed as a day laborer, was heading a household in Middle Smithfield Township, Monroe County, Pennsylvania.  The household also included his wife of 3 years, Hannah Strunk, age 20 (b. Dec 1879 in PA; parents b. PA); and son, Peter Overfield, age 2 (b. Oct 1897 in PA).

 

John C. Strunk married Hannah (?) and had the following son:

 

(a) Peter Strunk: Born October 1897 in Pennsylvania.

 

(7) William C. Strunk: Born 1876.  Died 7 November 1955.

 

(8) Hannah Strunk.

 

(9) Julia Strunk.

 

(10) Simeon Strunk.

 

(11) Jeanette Strunk: Born LeRoy Hoffman.

 

(12) Malvine Strunk.

 

(13) Peter Franklin Strunk, Jr.: Married Matilda Rehm.

 

(14) Margaret Anna Strunk: Born 1861.  Died 7 June 1861.

 

(15) Child.

 

(h. Moses C. Strunk: Born 13 April 1842 in Middle Smithfield Township, Monroe County, Pennsylvania.  Died 1918; interred Wesley Church.  Was a prominent lumberman and farmer in Smithfield Township.

 

1930 US Census: Margaret Strunk, age 79 (b. PA; parents b. PA) and widowed, was heading a household in Middle Smithfield Township, Monroe County, Pennsylvania.  She had been married 16 years.  The household also included her son, Moses Strunk, age 47 (b. PA), single, and employed as laborer on the state road; son, Burson Strunk, age 41 (b. PA), single, and employed as a laborer on the state road; and son, Alonzo Strunk, age 39 (b. PA), single, and employed as a laborer on the state road.

 

Moses Strunk married Margaret "Maggie" C. Treible, daughter of Peter and Mary (Quigley) Treible, on 13 April 1867 and settled at Mountain Home, Pennsylvania.  Moses and Maggie had the following children: (order uncertain)

 

(1. Emma A. Strunk: Born 1869.  Died before 1889.

 

(2. Samuel A. Strunk: Born 7 February 1870 in Monroe County, Pennsylvania.  Died there 15 May 1967.  Married Nancy Van Why of Smithfield, Monroe County, Pennsylvania and resided at Resca, Middle Smithfield Township.  Samuel and Nancy had the following children:

 

(a. Clara Strunk.

 

(b. Maggie Strunk.

 

(3. Eva Strunk: Died young.

 

(4. Laura Strunk #1: Born 1874.  Died young.

 

(5. John C. Strunk: Born 1876.  Died 1949  Married Hannah Albert and resided on part of his father's farm.

 

(6. Mary E. Strunk: Born 1879.  Married Walter S. Howe, who was employed as a telegraph operator on a branch of the Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad.

 

(7. Elizabeth "Lizzie" Strunk: Born 1881.

 

(8. Moses F. Strunk: Born 1884.

 

(9. Violet Strunk: Born 1886.

 

(10. Burson Louis Strunk: Born 1888.  Died 1 October 1931 from complications of injuries received in a car accident.

 

(11. Alonzo Strunk: Born 1890.  Died 1931; interred Wesley Church.

 

(12. Naomi Strunk: Born 21 May 1894.  Died October 1987.

 

(13. Clara May Strunk: Born 10 March 1872.  Died 5 December 1889.

 

(14. Ruth Strunk: Born 1892.  Died 1934.

 

(15. Laura Strunk #2: Born 1874.  Married Philip Fish of Resca and had the following children:

 

(a) Peter Fish.

 

(b) Hannah Fish.

 

(c) Moses Fish.

 

(i. James Stroud Strunk: Born 1845.  Was Station Agent for the Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad Company, New York City.  Married Margaret "Maggie" Colman and in 1902 resided at Passaic, New Jersey.  James and Margaret had 7 children.

 

(j. John F. Strunk: Born 1847.  Died young (before 1860).

 

(6. Betsy/Betsie Strunk: Born 1811.  Died relatively young, leaving a family.  Married Jonas Hanna of Mountainhome, Pennsylvania and had the following children:

 

(a. Benjamin Hanna: Born 1834.  Died after 1870.

 

(b. Sarah Hanna: Born 1836.

 

(c. Eleanor Hanna: Born 1838.

 

(d. Malissa Hanna: Born 1842.

 

(e. Peter Hanna: Born 1846.

 

(f. John S. Hanna: Born 30 June 1848.  Died 2 December 1913.  Married Frances Ellen Long.

 

(g. Julian Hanna: Born 1853.  Married Theodore Strunk and resided at Flatbrookville, New Jersey.

 

(h. Elizabeth Hanna: Born after 1853.  Married (?) Nauman and resided at Paradise Valley.

 

(i. Ida Hanna: Born after 1853.

 

(j. James Hanna: Born after 1853.

 

(k. Jonas Hanna: Born after 1853.

 

(l. Lester Hanna: Born after 1853.

 

(m. Moses Hanna: Born after 1853.

 

(7. Eleanor Strunk: Born 9 July 1813.  Died relatively young, leaving a large family.  Married Leonard Courtright of Middle Smithfield Township, Monroe County, Pennsylvania.  Eleanor and Leonard had the following children:

 

(a. Elizabeth Fredericka Courtright: Born 18 December 1835.  Married George Lambert on 18 August 1855.

 

(b. Thomas C. Courtright: Born 1837.  Married Sally Minnger of New Jersey on 13 September 1874 and resided at Maple Grove.

 

(c. Blandina Courtright: Born 1838.  Resided at New York City, New York.

 

(d. Susan Courtright: Born 1840.  Resided at Portland, Pennsylvania.

 

(e. Samuel Courtright: Born 1842.  Resided at Moscow, Pennsylvania.

 

(f. William H. Courtright: Born 1844.

 

(g. Lucinda Courtright: Born 1846.  Married William M. Watson on 4 April 1868 and resided at Milford, Pennsylvania.

 

(h. Matthew George Courtright: Born 9 January 1849.  Died 10 May 1902.  Married Elizabeth Strunk.

 

(i. Mary Ellen Courtright: Born between 1828 and 1863.  Married (1st) Andrew Miller and resided at Scranton, Pennsylvania.  Married (2nd) Marshall Hendershot on 28 November 1868.

 

(j. Henrietta Courtright: Born 1859.

 

(9. Catherine "Katie" Strunk: Born 1819.  Died 1819.

 

(10. Julia Ann (also seen: Julian) Strunk: Born 29 April 1823.  Died 1 May 1856.  Married Adam Bogat/Bogert and resided at in Monroe County, Pennsylvania.  Julia Ann and Adam had the following children:

 

(a. Lucinda Bogert: Born 1842 in Monroe County, Pennsylvania.

 

(b. Mary Jane Ann Bogert: Born 1844 in Monroe County, Pennsylvania.

 

(c. Elizabeth Bogert: Born 1846 in Monroe County, Pennsylvania.  Died 1 August 1884 at Hamilton.  Married Jacob Draher.

 

(d. Peter Bogert: Born 1853 in Monroe County, Pennsylvania.  Owned a sewing machine business.  Resided at Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania.

 

(e. George Bogert: Born 1856 in Monroe County, Pennsylvania.  Died before 1920.

 

(11. Benjamin C. Strunk: Born 12 April 1824.  Married Caroline Yetter and resided in Middle Smithfield Township, Monroe County Pennsylvania.  Benjamin and Caroline had the following children:

 

(a. Hannah "Anna" C. Strunk: Born March 1861.

 

1900 US Census: James Overfield, age 52 (b. Jun 1847 in PA; parents b. PA) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Middle Smithfield Township, Monroe County, Pennsylvania.  The household also included his wife of 22 years, Anna Overfield, age 39 (b. Mar 1861 in PA; parents b. PA), who had had 2 children, both still alive; son, Herbert B. Overfield, age 16 (b. Aug 1884 in PA) and employed as a farm laborer; son, Charles V. Overfield, age 14 (b. Aug 1886 in PA) and employed as a farm laborer; and father-in-law, Benjamin C. Strunk, age 76 (b. Apr 1824 in PA; parents b. PA) and widowed.

 

1910 US Census: James P. Overfield, age 61 (b. PA; parents b. PA) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Middle Smithfield Township, Monroe County, Pennsylvania.  The household also included his wife of 31 years, Anna C. Overfield, age 49 (b. PA; parents b. PA), who had had 3 children, 2 of whom were still alive; and son, Charles V. Overfield, age 23 (b. PA; parents b. PA), single, and employed as a carpenter.

 

1930 US Census: Anna Overfield, age 69 (b. PA; parents b. PA), widowed, and apparently living alone, was heading a household in Middle Smithfield Township, Monroe County, Pennsylvania.

 

Hannah married James Porter/Peter Overfield, son of Dimmick D. and Sarah (?) Overfield, and resided in Middle Smithfield Township, Monroe County, Pennsylvania.  Hannah and James had the following children:

 

(1) Earl Overfield: Born March 1880 in Pennsylvania.  Perhaps died young.

 

(2) Herbert B. Overfield: Born August 1884 in Pennsylvania.

 

1940 US Census: Herbert B. Overfield, age 55 (b. PA), widowed, and employed as a house carpenter, was heading a household next to his brother, Charles, at Shoemakers, Middle Smithfield Township, Monroe County, Pennsylvania.  He had completed 8th grade.  On 1 April 1935 he had resided at Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania.  Of interest, he resided next door to his brother, Charles.

 

(3) Charles V. Overfield: Born 14 August 1886 in Middle Smithfield Township, Monroe County, Pennsylvania.  Died 19 January 1968 in Stroudsburg Township, Monroe County, Pennsylvania; interred there in Laurelwood Cemetery.  Employed as a house carpenter.

 

1900 US Census: Charles V. Overfield, age 14, resided with his parents in Middle Smithfield Township, Monroe County, Pennsylvania.

 

1900 US Census: Mary Gunsaulis, age 44 (b. May 1856 in PA; parents b. Ireland) and widowed, was heading a household in Middle Smithfield Township, Monroe County, Pennsylvania.  The household also included her son, William Gunsaulis, age 19 (b. Mar 1881 in PA; parents b. PA) and single; and daughter, Edith Gunsaulis, age 11 (b. May 1889 in PA; parents b. PA).

 

1910 US Census: Charles V. Overfield, age 23 (b. PA; parents b. PA), single, and employed as a house carpenter, resided in the household headed by his father, James P. Overfield, age 61 (b. PA; parents b. PA) and employed as a farmer, in Middle Smithfield Township, Monroe County, Pennsylvania.  The household also included James' wife of 31 years, Anna C. Overfield, age 49 (b. PA; parents b. PA), who had had 3 children, 2 of whom were still alive.

 

1920 US Census: Charles V. Overfield, age 33 (b. PA; parents b. PA) and employed as a house carpenter, was heading a household on State Road in Middle Smithfield Township, Monroe County, Pennsylvania.  The household also included his wife, Edith G. Overfield, age 30 (b. PA; parents b. PA); daughter, Elnora E. Overfield, age 8 (b. PA); son, Charles P. Overfield, age 5 (b. PA); and daughter, Berneta Overfield, age 3 (b. PA).

 

1930 US Census: Charles Overfield, age 43 (b. PA; parents b. PA) and employed as a carpenter, was heading a household in Middle Smithfield Township, Monroe County, Pennsylvania.  He was married 1st at age 23.  The household also included his wife, Edith Overfield, age 41 (b. PA; parents b. PA), who was married 1st at age 21; daughter, Elenora Overfield, age 18 (b. PA) and single; son, Charles Overfield, Jr., age 15 (b. PA) and single; and daughter, Berneda Overfield, age 13 (b. PA).

 

1940 US Census: Charles Overfield, age 53 (b. PA) and employed as a house carpenter, was heading a household at Shoemakers, Middle Smithfield Township, Monroe County, Pennsylvania.  His real estate was valued at $2,500.  He had completed 7th grade and resided in the same house on 1 April 1935.  The household also included his wife, Edith Overfield, age 50 (b. PA), who had completed 4 years of high school; son, Charles P. Overfield, age 25 (b. PA), single, and employed as a truck driver for a lumber mill, who had completed 2 years of high school; daughter, Berneta Overfield, age 23 (b. PA) and employed as a receptionist in a doctor's office, who had completed 1 year of high school; daughter, Peggy Ann Overfield, age 7 (b. PA), who had completed 1st grade; and aunt Ella Strunk, age 75 (b. PA), who had completed 5th grade.  Of interest, his brother, Herbert, age 55, resided next door.

 

Charles V. Overfield married Edyth/Edith "Edie" Gunsaules (b. 20 May 1889; d. 4 Jan 1992 in Stroudsburg, Monroe Co., PA; interred there in Laurelwood Cem.), daughter of Thomas G. (b. PA; father b. PA; mother b. Ireland) and Mary E. (?) Gunsaules (b. PA; parents b. PA) and granddaughter of William (b. PA; parents b. PA) and Mary (?) Gunsaules (b. Ireland; parents b. Ireland) (both families of Middle Smithfield Twp), in 1910 (perhaps the "Aunt Edie Overfield" from whose album the photos of Solomon and Eleanor (Place) Bunnell came - see Bunnell Annex) and had the following children:

 

(a) Elenora Overfield: Born about 1912 in Pennsylvania.

 

(b) Charles P. Overfield: Born about 1915 in Pennsylvania.

 

(c) Berneta Overfield: Born about 1917 in Pennsylvania.

 

(d) Peggy Ann Overfield: Born about 1933 in Pennsylvania.

 

(b. Sarah A. Strunk: Born 1861.

 

(c. Margaret Strunk Born 1863.

 

(d. Rebecca M. Strunk: Born 31 March 1864.  Died 25 April 1885.

 

(e. Ella Strunk: Born about 1865.

 

(12. Lucinda Strunk: Born 31 December 1825.  Died 30 May 1895 in Smithfield Township, Monroe County, Pennsylvania.  Married (1st) Charles “Chit” Walker Davis on 3 February 1848 and had at least the following daughter:

 

(a. Caroline Anne "Anna" Davis: Born 18 February 1849.  Died 15 April 1877.  Married (1st) Jacob Eilenberger and had the following children:

 

(1) Viola Eilenberger: Married Will Heller.

 

(2) Lizzie Eilenberger: Of Shawnee.

 

(3) Edgar Eilenberger: Oldest son.

 

(4) R. J. Eilenberger.

 

Caroline Anne (Davis) Eilenberger married (2nd) (?) Dimmick.

 

Lucinda (Stunk) Davis married (2nd) Samuel “Sam” Courtright of Smithfield Township, Monroe County, Pennsylvania and, perhaps, had the following daughter:

 

(b. Ellen/Jane Courtright: Born 30 October 1860.  Perhaps married (?) Dawson?

 

2.  Wife #2: Jane Canadey

 

Married Peter Strunk after February 1832.

 

1   Jacob Cooper Strunk:

Uncle Strunk (to his Biles relatives)

 

Born 5/7 January 1802 at Peterville, Northampton County, Pennsylvania.  Died 27 March 1880/82.  Moved to Wyalusing Township, Bradford County, Pennsylvania in 1824, locating at Homets Ferry).  Married Eleanor Nellie Biles, second child of Alexander Patterson Biles, who is generation 7 of the Ancestors of John Addison Biles, on 17 January 1823 by Peter Landers, Esquire.

 

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Other, still unidentified, Strunk names:

 

1. Edith Strunk: (photos)

 

 

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References:

 

1. Pennsylvania Commemorative Biographical Record, page 410-411; published 1900 by J. H. Beers Company.

 

2. http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/m/c/g/Sandra-L-Mcginnis/BOOK-0001/0006-0001.html

 

 

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