German Roots

Sources

This is the complete list of sources used in the German Roots section of the web site.  The actual sources used are called out on each individual page.

Personal Sources
• Thomas Hoey, Firsthand Knowledge.
• Thomas Hoey, Oral Interview of Ruth (Weiss) Yalenty, (Pittsburgh, PA).
• Thomas Hoey, Oral Interview of Earl Faix, (McKeesport, PA, 23 Dec 1997).
• Thomas Hoey, Telephone Conversation with James Faix, (Pittsburgh, PA, 27 Jan 2002).
• Thomas Hoey, Cemetery Headstone, Mckeesport-Versailles Cemetery, (Mckeesport, PA, May 1996).
• James Faix, Letter to Thomas Hoey, (Sarasota, FL, 22 Jan 2002).
• McKeesport-Versailles Cemetery, Cemetery Records, (McKeesport, PA), 15 Sep 1999.

Family Research
• Tom Donet, Donet Family GEDCOM, (14 Jun 2007).
• Katherine (Zoerb) Sabol, Descendant Chart of Jacob John Zoerb, (McKeesport, PA,).
• Katherine (Zoerb) Sabol, Pedigree Chart of Laura Zoerb Weiss, (McKeesport, PA, 19 May 1984).
• Frederick Earl Faix, Descendant Chart of Laurence Faix, (McKeesport, PA, 1998).
• James M. Faix, Descendant Chart of Laurence Faix, (Sarasota, FL, 2002).
• Marion (Zoerb) Lloyd, Descendant Chart of Lawrence Voelker, (McKeesport, PA, 20 Sep 1999).
• Marion (Zoerb) Lloyd, Descendant Chart of Jacob John Zoerb - Updated, (McKeesport, PA, 2 Sep 1999).

Obituaries
• McKeesport Daily News, Alma (Zoerb) Faix Obituary, (McKeesport, PA, 6 Mar 1989).
• McKeesport Daily News, Amelia Donet Obituary, (McKeesport, PA, 1917).
• McKeesport Daily News, Barbara (Weiss) Byers Obituary, (McKeesport, PA, 1930).
• McKeesport Daily News, Carl Zoerb Obituary, (McKeesport, PA, 30 Jul 1977).
• McKeesport Daily News, Charles E. Byers Obituary, (McKeesport, PA, 11 Nov 1990).
• McKeesport Daily News, Elizabeth Gardner Wise Obituary, (McKeesport, PA, 6 Nov 1941).
• McKeesport Daily News, Ella C. (Zoerb) Henry Obituary, (McKeesport, PA, 22 May 1989).
• McKeesport Daily News, George Weiss Obituary, (McKeesport, PA, 17 Apr 1933).
• McKeesport Daily News, Harry H. Donet Obituary, (McKeesport, PA, 12 Mar 1984).
• McKeesport Daily News, Henry C. Fraas Obituary, (McKeesport, PA, 26 May 1970).
• McKeesport Daily News, Henry Donet Obituary, (McKeesport, PA, 17 May 1966).
• McKeesport Daily News, Henry J. Zoerb Obituary, (McKeesport, PA, 5 Mar 1973).
• McKeesport Daily News, Jacob P. Faix Obituary, (McKeesport, PA, 2 Jun 1943).
• McKeesport Daily News, Jacob Zoerb Obituary, (McKeesport, PA, 15 Jan 1959).
• McKeesport Daily News, James Faix Obituary, (McKeesport, PA, 31 Mar 1965).
• McKeesport Daily News, James J. Faix Obituary, (McKeesport, PA, 29 Mar 1988).
• McKeesport Daily News, Jean (Clark) Byers Obituary, (McKeesport, PA, 25 Nov 1965).
• McKeesport Daily News, John Faix Obituary, (McKeesport, PA, 15 Jan 1951).
• McKeesport Daily News, Julia (Kolesar) Faix Obituary, (McKeesport, PA, 7 Apr 1973).
• McKeesport Daily News, June (Faix) Berquist Obituary, (McKeesport, PA, 11 Aug 2003).
• McKeesport Daily News, Kathryne (McKeever) Zoerb Obituary, (McKeesport, PA, 23 Mar 1973).
• McKeesport Daily News, Lawrence M. E. Voleker Obituary, (McKeesport, PA, 20 Aug 1948).
• McKeesport Daily News, Lena (Donet) Zoerb Obituary, (McKeesport, PA, 24 Nov 1922).
• McKeesport Daily News, Leonard Weiss Obituary, (McKeesport, PA, 4 Feb 1947).
• McKeesport Daily News, Margaret Weiss Obituary, (McKeesport, PA, 6 Jan 1947).
• McKeesport Daily News, Mary (Weiss) Brady Obituary, (McKeesport, PA, 3 Mar 1989).
• McKeesport Daily News, Mary Jane (Kelly) Byers Obituary, (McKeesport, PA, 5 Jul 1980).
• McKeesport Daily News, Mary Jane (Noon) Faix Obituary, (McKeesport, PA, 10 Apr 1987).
• McKeesport Daily News, Mary Thornton Obituary, (McKeesport, PA, 1934).
• McKeesport Daily News, Nina (Ryan) Zoerb Obituary, (McKeesport, PA, 6 Jul 1978).
• McKeesport Daily News, Robert Voelker Obituary, (McKeesport, PA, 23 May 1974).
• McKeesport Daily News, Rosine (Brickner) Donet Obituary, (McKeesport, PA, 18 May 1924).
• McKeesport Daily News, Stella (Seperek) Donet Obituary, (McKeesport, PA, 7 Apr 1987).
• Obituary - Margaret (Terhune) Townsend.
• Pittsburgh Post Gazette, Joseph F. Faix Obituary, (Pittsburgh, PA, 21 Jul 1942).

Vital Records
• Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics, Death Certificate - Gottholdt Donet, (30 Mar 1930).
• Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics, Death Certificate - Fredericka (Brickner) Donet, (20 May 1924).
• Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics, Death Certificate - George Weiss, (18 Apr 1933).
• Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics, Death Certificate - Margaret (Peetz) Weiss, (8 Jan 1947).
• Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics, Death Certificate - Henry G. Donet, (28 May 1966).
• Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics, Death Certificate - Amelia Donet, (5 Jan 1917).
• State of Ohio, Bureau of Vital Statistics, Death Certificate - Lena (Donet) Zoerb, (27 Nov 1922).

Census Records
Maryland, Baltimore City, 1920 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, (Washington, D.C., National Archives and Records Administration), ED 129 Sheet 12, Line 12.
Maryland, Baltimore City, 1920 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, (Washington, D.C., National Archives and Records Administration), ED 129 Sheet 12, Line 12.
Maryland, Baltimore City, 1930 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, (Washington, D.C., National Archives and Records Administration), ED 4-121, Sheet 4, Line 54.
Michigan, Wayne County, 1930 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, (Washington, D.C., National Archives and Records Administration), ED 82-808, Sheet 18, Line 52.
New York, Erie County, 1900 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, (Washington, D.C., National Archives and Records Administration), ED 145, Sheet 14, Line 42.
New York, Erie County, 1910 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, (Washington, D.C., National Archives and Records Administration):
  • ED 179, Sheet 4, Line 83.
  • ED 183, Sheet 11, Line 89.

  • New York, Erie County, 1920 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, (Washington, D.C., National Archives and Records Administration):
  • ED 172, Sheet 9, Line 68.
  • ED 204, Sheet 7, Line 55.
  • ED 335, Sheet 11, Line 76.
  • ED 219, Sheet 1, Line 63.

  • New York, Erie County, 1930 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, (Washington, D.C., National Archives and Records Administration):
  • ED 2-233, Sheet 12, Line 19.
  • ED 15-205, Sheet 10, Line 55.
  • ED 15-273, Sheet 7, Line 36.
  • ED 15-290, Sheet 3, Line 85.
  • ED 15-458, Sheet 13, Line 62.

  • Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, 1880 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, (Washington, D.C., National Archives and Records Administration):
  • ED 42, Sheet 42, Line 7.
  • ED 42, Sheet 42, Line 42.

  • Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, 1900 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, (Washington, D.C., National Archives and Records Administration):
  • ED 128, Sheet 14, Line 53.
  • ED 422, Sheet 13, Line 61.
  • ED 429, Sheet 16, Line 69.
  • ED 429, Sheet 16, Line 82.
  • ED 429, Sheet 16, Line 94.
  • ED 431, Sheet 11, Line 28.
  • ED 432, Sheet 18, Line 90.
  • ED 433, Sheet 21, Line 57.
  • ED 437, Sheet 12, Line 28.

  • Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, 1910 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, (Washington, D.C., National Archives and Records Administration):
  • ED 80, Sheet 18, Line 59.
  • ED 122, Sheet 8, Line 81.
  • ED 129, Sheet 22, Line 32.
  • ED 129, Sheet 30, Line 41.
  • ED 129, Sheet 30, Line 49.
  • ED 129, Sheet 30, Line 51.
  • ED 130, Sheet 4, Line 58.
  • ED 134, Sheet 1, Line 34.
  • ED 135, Sheet 10, Line 94.
  • ED 135, Sheet 13, Line 21.
  • ED 137, Sheet 2, Line 48.
  • ED 144, Sheet 6, Line 82.

  • Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, 1920 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, (Washington, D.C., National Archives and Records Administration):
  • ED 118, Sheet 12, Line 40.
  • ED 118, Sheet 24, Line 4.
  • ED 141, Sheet 2, Line 33.
  • ED 191, Sheet 3, Line 30.
  • ED 197, Sheet 6, Line 34.
  • ED 210, Sheet 15, Line 11.
  • ED 210, Sheet 15, Line 16.
  • ED 211, Sheet 8, Line 46.
  • ED 211, Sheet 8, Line 50.
  • ED 211, Sheet 8, Line 56.
  • ED 212, Sheet 6, Line 17.
  • ED 214, Sheet 1, Line 1.
  • ED 217, Sheet 5, Line 15.
  • ED 223, Sheet 1, Line 66.
  • ED 224, Sheet 2, Line 100.
  • ED 228, Sheet 2, Line 1.
  • ED 240, Sheet 1, Line 58.
  • ED 241, Sheet 1, Line 54.
  • ED 763, Sheet 2, Line 91.
  • ED 875, Sheet 9, Line 64.

  • Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, 1930 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, (Washington, D.C., National Archives and Records Administration):
  • ED 2-108, Sheet 11, Line 99.
  • ED 2-613, Sheet 8, Line 10.
  • ED 2-672, Sheet 1, Line 18.
  • ED 2-673, Sheet 6, Line 40.
  • ED 2-678, Sheet 18, Line 56.
  • ED 2-679, Sheet 18, Line 46.
  • ED 2-679, Sheet 20, Line 3.
  • ED 2-681, Sheet 17, Line 6.
  • ED 2-681, Sheet 17, Line 67.
  • ED 2-682, Sheet12, Line 22.
  • ED 2-683, Sheet 26, Line 91.
  • ED 2-683, Sheet 26, Line 98.
  • ED 2-683, Sheet 31, Line 21.
  • ED 2-683, Sheet 33, Line 66.
  • ED 2-683, Sheet 34, Line 92.
  • ED 2-683, Sheet 39, Line 27.
  • ED 2-683, Sheet 41, Line 41.
  • ED 2-683, Sheet 48, Line 62.
  • ED 2-683, Sheet 8, Line 7.
  • ED 2-684, Sheet 9, Line 8.
  • ED 2-686, Sheet 13, Line 56.
  • ED 2-687, Sheet 12, Line 48.
  • ED 2-690, Sheet 9, Line 50.
  • ED 2-693, Sheet 1, Line 41.
  • ED 2-701, Sheet 6, Line 75.
  • ED 2-841, Sheet 21, Line 37.
  • ED 4-11, Sheet 10, Line 90.

  • Pennsylvania, Cambria County, 1900 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, (Washington, D.C., National Archives and Records Administration), ED 141, Sheet 7, Line 76.
    Pennsylvania, Cambria County, 1910 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, (Washington, D.C., National Archives and Records Administration), ED 136, Sheet 31, Line 4.
    Pennsylvania, Cambria County, 1920 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, (Washington, D.C., National Archives and Records Administration), ED 205, Sheet 1, Line 53.
    Pennsylvania, Fayette County, 1910 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, (Washington, D.C., National Archives and Records Administration), ED 68, Sheet 2, Line 15.
    Pennsylvania, Fayette County, 1920 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, (Washington, D.C., National Archives and Records Administration), ED 85, Sheet 2, Line 33.

    Church Records
    • Baptismal Certificate - Henry Zoerb, (McKeesport, PA, 13 May 1902).
    • Baptismal Record of Andrew Weiss, (1 Mar 1937).

    Publications
    • Della Reagan Fischer, McKeesport & Versailles Cemetery, 1856-1971, (McKeesport, PA 1974).

    Electronic Records/Web Sites/E-mail
    • Detlef Brückner, E-mail to Tom Donet, (Wiehe, Germany, 28 Mar 2007).
    • Erin Rodriguez, E-mail to Thomas Hoey, (8 Jul 2001).
    • Erin Rodriguez, Erin's Genealogy Page, (http://worldconnect.genealogy.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=erinrodr&id=I0254).
    • Francis Starmack, E-mail to Thomas Hoey, (2 Jul 2003).
    • Hartmut Adam, E-mail to Tom Donet, (Allerstadt, Germany, 5 Jul 2007).
    • Jan Catalogna, E-mail to Thomas Hoey, (20 Jun 2001).
    • Jan Catalogna, E-mail to Thomas Hoey, (28 Jul 2005).
    • Katherine (Zoerb) Sabol, E-mail to Thomas Hoey, (McKeesport, PA, 23 Jun 2001).
    • Katherine (Zoerb) Sabol, E-mail to Thomas Hoey, (McKeesport, PA, 4 Jun 2001).
    • Manuela Brueckner, E-mail to Tom Donet, (Detroit, MI, 21Apr 2007).
    • Marion (Zoerb) Lloyd, E-mail to Thomas Hoey, (McKeesport, PA, 24 Sep 1999).
    • Marion (Zoerb) Lloyd, E-mail to Thomas Hoey, (McKeesport, PA, 5 Sep 1999).
    • Maryanne (Berquist) Orman, E-mail to Marion (Zoerb) Lloyd, (McKeesport, PA, 8 Aug 1999).
    • Megan Byers, E-mail to Thomas Hoey, (23 Feb 2004).
    • Michael Milliken, E-mail to Thomas Hoey, (14 Jul 2001).
    • Roy Schmidt, E-mail to Thomas Hoey, (15 Jul 2001).
    • Tom Donet, E-mail to Thomas Hoey, (Maryland, 25 Oct 2001).
    • Tom Donet, E-mail to Thomas Hoey, (Maryland, 29 Feb 2004).
    • Michael Milliken, George H. Milliken, (http://boards.ancestry.com/mbexec/message/rw/localities.northam.usa.states.pennsylvania.counties.allegheny/10798).
    • Michael Milliken, George H. Milliken, (http://boards.ancestry.com/mbexec/message/rw/localities.northam.usa.states.pennsylvania.counties.allegheny/10823).
    • Michael Milliken, H. Clara Milliken, (http://boards.ancestry.com/mbexec/message/rw/localities.northam.usa.states.pennsylvania.counties.allegheny/10802).
    • Social Security Administration, Death Master File, (http://www.ancestry.com/search/rectype/vital/ssdi/main.htm).
    • Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania 1910 Miracode Index [database online], (Provo, UT, Ancestry.com, 2000). [Online database subscription. Original Index in Washington, D.C., National Archives and Records Administration.]
    • McKeesport-Versailles Cemetery, Cemetery Records, (McKeesport, PA, http://www.mckeesportcemetery.com/index.php?ct=default), 15 Sep 1999.
    • McKeesport-Versailles Cemetery, Cemetery Records, (McKeesport, PA, http://www.mckeesportcemetery.com/index.php?ct=default).
    • National Archives and Records Administration., Selective Service Registration Cards, World War II: Fourth Registration., (Washington, D.C.)
    • National Archives and Records Administration., World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, (Washington, D.C.)
    • Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, FamilySearch® International Genealogical Index, (Salt Lake City, Utah, Intellectual Reserve, 2001, http://www.familysearch.org).

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