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Philadelphia Inquirer 1 Oct 1834
Philadelphia Inquirer 1 Oct 1834
 
 
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Philadelphia Inquirer 8 Mar 1844
Philadelphia Inquirer 8 Mar 1844
 
 
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Phoenix City Directory 1920
Phoenix City Directory 1920
Wandyne DeCillo a student at Tempe Normal School 
 
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Photo from Zentmyer, Pennsylvania
Photo from Zentmyer, Pennsylvania
David Andrew Zentmyer was appointed Postmaster of Zentmyer, Pennsylvania on 21 Sep 1898. The post ofice closed on 21 Sep 1901. 
 
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Photo of Elizabeth Picken
Photo of Elizabeth Picken
 
 
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Photo of Garret Augustus Hobart
Photo of Garret Augustus Hobart
Image courtesy Gary Zentmyer 
 
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Photo of John Hockley Zentmyer
Photo of John Hockley Zentmyer
 
 
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Photo of Julia Dexter Strahorn c.1940
Photo of Julia Dexter Strahorn c.1940
Photo from the archives of the Baltimore Sun 
 
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Photo of Sidney Little Hobart
Photo of Sidney Little Hobart
From the Zentmyer Collection.  
 
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Plaque at Buffalo Church
Plaque at Buffalo Church
In the Buffalo Crossroads Presbyterian Cemetery
Photo courtesy Gary Zentmyer 
 
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Plaque at Copenhagen Cemetery
Plaque at Copenhagen Cemetery
Photo courtesy Timothy Ory 
 
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Plaque commemorating Old Ship Church
Plaque commemorating Old Ship Church
On the south side of Main St., next to the church. 
 
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Plaque commemorating the arrival of Peter Hobart and his party in September 1635.
Plaque commemorating the arrival of Peter Hobart and his party in September 1635.
Located at the corner of Ship St. and North St., Hingham. Peter Hobart had arrived in Boston earlier that year from Hingham, England and initially stayed in Charleston, a part of Boston. 
 
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Plaque Honoring War Dead - Lititz, Pennsylvania
Plaque Honoring War Dead - Lititz, Pennsylvania
Located in Lititz Springs Park, N. Broad Street, Lititiz Pennsylvania. Plaque does not match 'Zentmeyer' spelling on Benjamin's headstone. Phoro courtesy Kim Zentmeyer Carmody. 
 
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Plat Map of Bernhard's Farm in Warwick Township
Plat Map of Bernhard's Farm in Warwick Township
The farm was 'Patented' from Daniel Snider on 20 August 1766, which means that was when Bernhard came into title. It is likely however, that he worked the farm as early as 1754, when the birth of G÷rg was recorded at the White Oak Church there.
Photo by Gary Zentmyer 
 
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Poem written by David Wendel Zentmeyer
Poem written by David Wendel Zentmeyer
The poem indicates the location of Johannes Zentmeyer's cabin in Cave Spring, and 'Miami' refers to the Little Miami River in Warren County, Ohio where David settled near his uncle George Zentmyer. 
 
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Portrait of Nona Zentmyer
Portrait of Nona Zentmyer
 
 
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Priscilla Zentmyer Kinch Obituary
Priscilla Zentmyer Kinch Obituary
 
 
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Probate Petition
Probate Petition
Robert died intestate, that is without leaving a will. In this petition, his son Harry Strahorn asks the court to allow him to administer the estate, estimated to be $120,000, or $3,000,000 in today's dollars. 
 
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Rachel Marlow Headstone
Rachel Marlow Headstone
 
 
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Rachel Marlow Obituary
Rachel Marlow Obituary
 
 
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Rachel Santmyers Marlow
Rachel Santmyers Marlow
 
 
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Rachel Santmyers Marlow family
Rachel Santmyers Marlow family
 
 
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Railroad Accident
Railroad Accident
 
 
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Ration Book
Ration Book
World War II Ration Book for Marian C. Zentmire 
 
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Rebecca Jane is buried next to Thomas Foster Strahorn
Rebecca Jane is buried next to Thomas Foster Strahorn
 
 
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Rebecca Vaught Santmyers
Rebecca Vaught Santmyers
 
 
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Rebecca Vaught Santmyers Headstone
Rebecca Vaught Santmyers Headstone
 
 
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Reburial record for the Wallaces
Reburial record for the Wallaces
From Mt. Moriah Cemetery to West Laurel Hill Cemetery on 18 Apr 1908. 
 
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Record of Civil War Service for Miles Zentmyer
Record of Civil War Service for Miles Zentmyer
 
 
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Record of George Zentmyer's employment prior to 1937
Record of George Zentmyer's employment prior to 1937
The Railroad Retirement Act of 1937 established pension payments for retired railroad employees. Benefits were calculated on total years of service, so employees were required to document railroad employment prior to 1937.

George was a Train Dispatcher In Las Vegas for the L.A. & S.L. for about two and one-half years. That was an abbreviation for Los Angeles and Salt Lake Railroad, nicknamed the Salt Lake Route. This line was 50% owned by the Union Pacific until April of 1921, when the UPRR acquired the remaining 50%.
Image courtesy Gary Zentmyer 
 
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Record of J.D. Brutsche's Civil War service
Record of J.D. Brutsche's Civil War service
From the History of Camden County, Missouri, Part 1, Goodspeed Publishing Company 1889, p.331  
 
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Reformed Cemetery, Aaronsburg
Reformed Cemetery, Aaronsburg
 
 
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Reigart Santmyers Obituary
Reigart Santmyers Obituary
 
 
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Replacement Headstone at Mudbrook Cemetery
Replacement Headstone at Mudbrook Cemetery
Photo courtesy Barbara Richardson Smith 
 
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Rev. Peter Hobart Memorial
Rev. Peter Hobart Memorial
Another view.
Photo by Gary Zentmyer 
 
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Revolutionary War Military Abstract Card for Bernhard
Revolutionary War Military Abstract Card for Bernhard
These 3" x 5" cards were initially prepared to serve as an index to Samuel Penniman Bates' "History of Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-1865," (Harrisburg, 1869-1871). The Office of the Adjutant General later expanded the scope of the cards by transcribing onto them data found on the original Civil War Muster Rolls and Related Records, 1861-1866 {series #19.11}. 
 
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Revolutionary War Military Abstract Card for Jacob
Revolutionary War Military Abstract Card for Jacob
These 3" x 5" cards were initially prepared to serve as an index to Samuel Penniman Bates' "History of Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-1865," (Harrisburg, 1869-1871). The Office of the Adjutant General later expanded the scope of the cards by transcribing onto them data found on the original Civil War Muster Rolls and Related Records, 1861-1866 {series #19.11}. 
 
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Revolutionary War Military Abstract Card for Jacob Santmyer
Revolutionary War Military Abstract Card for Jacob Santmyer
These 3" x 5" cards were initially prepared to serve as an index to Samuel Penniman Bates' "History of Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-1865," (Harrisburg, 1869-1871). The Office of the Adjutant General later expanded the scope of the cards by transcribing onto them data found on the original Civil War Muster Rolls and Related Records, 1861-1866 {series #19.11}. 
 
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Richard Cruet in the 1810 US Census
Richard Cruet in the 1810 US Census
In Lower Paxton, Dauphin, Pennsylvania
Ages are correct for Richard Crewitt and Elizabeth Berryhill Crewitt 
 
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Robert and Carrie Adell Green Strahorn
Robert and Carrie Adell Green Strahorn
 
 
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Robert Edmund Strahorn
Robert Edmund Strahorn
 
 
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Robert in the 1850 US Census
Robert in the 1850 US Census
Living in Marion, Decatur Co., Indiana with Robert Burton, Sarah Burton's uncle, and his wife Lucy  
 
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Robert Strahorn - The Sphinx
Robert Strahorn - The Sphinx
From the Zentmyer Collection. This cartoon depicts Robert as "The Sphinx," as he was known in the early 1900s. In his own hand, Robert (RES) describes, in the third person, how he got the moniker. The Harriman - Jim Hill fight refers to the struggle for control of the railroad business in the Pacific Northwest. $30mm in 1900 would be over $800mm today. 
 
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Robert Strahorn and North Coast Railroad's McKeen Car
Robert Strahorn and North Coast Railroad's McKeen Car
From the Zentmyer Collection. This self-propelled McKeen car was one of two purchased by the North Coast Railroad in 1910. Robert is circled in yellow. McKeen cars had the distinctive "wind-splitter" pointed aerodynamic front end and rounded tail. The porthole windows were also a McKeen trademark. But the McKeen car had no reverse gear, so backing up required the operator to reconfigure the camshaft to a set of reverse cams, then re-start the motor in the opposite direction.

And this, from author John W. Lundin: "Gary, when Harriman toured France by automobile in 1903, he wondered why a version could not be adapted to run on rails as a commuter car on lines lacking enough business to warrant full train service. Harriman asked William R. McKeen Jr., UP's chief mechanical officer, to work on the project. McKeen came up with the idea of a self-propelled vehicle powered by a gasoline engine that could do forty to sixty miles an hour on sustained runs at a lower cost than steam or electric-powered vehicles. It was tested in March 1905, and evolved over the next year into a model twice as long with sealed porthole windows that kept weather out and allowed stronger body construction. It was called a "submarine on wheels" and UP put them into use on regular routes throughout its system. They were used for over a decade but fell into disuse after WW II. They left a legacy, however. The McKeen car was an inspiration for the streamliners that Averell Harriman developed for UP during the 1930s."  
 
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Robert Strahorn Obituary
Robert Strahorn Obituary
Published in the Chicago Daily Tribune, 27 May 1903 
 
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Robert Strahorn's Binoculars
Robert Strahorn's Binoculars
From the Zentmyer Collection. Personalized with the initials RES on the case. These were given to Gary Zentmyer in 1995 by Nellie Bryant, the widow of Thurlow Bryant, who according to Nellie was Robert's best friend at the time of his death, and who transported Robert's remains from San Francisco back to Spokane for burial.  
 
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Robert Zentmeyer
Robert Zentmeyer
 
 
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Rosedale Cemetery on Washington Blvd., Los Angeles, now called Angeles Rosedale.
Rosedale Cemetery on Washington Blvd., Los Angeles, now called Angeles Rosedale.
Image courtesy Gary Zentmyer 
 
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Ruby Shannon Garland Strahorn
Ruby Shannon Garland Strahorn
 
 

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