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Emily Keech Comber

Emily Keech Comber

Emily Keech, daughter of William and Barbara Fry Keech of Dorset Co. England.

She married John Comber was born 1 Mar 1835 in Wivelsfield, Co. of Sussex, England. He was the son of Richard Shoulder and Mary Howard Comber of Sussex, England. He came to United States in the 1870s and was naturalized in 1884.

When the Combers came to the United States they settled in Carnegie, Allegheny Co., PA. John and Emily had seven children, the sixth child was Bert Comber who married Bessie Greer of Washington Co., Pa. They lived in East Carnegie, Pittsburgh, PA.

Submitted by Margie Willison Harris, great granddaughter of John and Emily Keech Comber and granddaughter of Bert Comber

John Comber

John Comber

John Comber was born 1 Mar 1835 in Wivelsfield, Co. of Sussex, England. He was the son of Richard Shoulder and Mary Howard Comber of Sussex, England. He came to United States in the 1870s and was naturalized in 1884.

He married Emily Keech, daughter of William and Barbara Fry Keech of Dorset Co. England.

When the Combers came to the United States they settled in Carnegie, Allegheny Co., PA. John and Emily had seven children, the sixth child was Bert Comber who married Bessie Greer of Washington Co., Pa. They lived in East Carnegie, Pittsburgh, PA.

Submitted by Margie Willison Harris, great granddaughter of John and Emily Keech Comber and granddaughter of Bert Comber

Alexander and Elizabeth Galbraith

Alexander and Elizabeth Galbraith

Alexander Galbraith and his wife, Elizabeth (McCualsky) Galbraith, both born in Argyllshire, Scotland. Resided in Washington Co., OH.

Eliza Owens Cool (1825-1887)

Eliza Owens Cool (1825-1887)

Eliza (Owens) Cool, (1825-1887), born Derry County, Ireland; married Fredrick Cool in Pittsburgh PA; settled near Waverly, Pike Co., OH. Her obituary from the "Pike County Republican", Waverly OH, March 26, 1887: "Mrs. Eliza Cool was born in the county of Derry, Ireland, May 29, 1825. At the age of 15, she came to the United States, stopping at Pittsburg, Pa., and remaining some five years, when she married Frederic Cool, at the age of 20 years. They subsequently moved to Ohio, finally locating near Waverly, Pike County, where the have resided until the present. Eleven children were born to bless their union, eight of whom are still living, five sons and three daughters: John Cool, Newark, O.; Mrs. Madison Dawson, Camba, O.; Mrs. David Oliver, Belpre, O.; Mrs. M. L. Nye, Grahamsville, O.; David, Frederic and Eliza died in infancy; William, Samuel and Robert, Waverly, O.; and Matthew, the youngest, York, Nebraska. The deceased united with the Cumberland Presbyterian Church of Pittsburg, Pa. in 1846. She continued unshaken in her faith until her death, which took place, March 18, 1887, at the age of 61 years, 9 months and 19 days."