Photo: George W. Houdeshell Family

George W. and Mariah (Mayes) Houdeshell

George W. Houdeshell, son of Adam and Mary (Sine) Houdeshell, married Mariah Mayes, daughter of John and Mary A. (___) Mayes, 14 May 1865 in Snow Shoe, Centre county, Pennsylvania. Mariah was the sister of Phoebe Mayes, wife of George’s brother Benjamin.

George and Mariah had 10 children, 7 who survived: Mary Louise, Rachel Anne, Amanda, Hetty May, Drusilla, Pleasant (son), and Cora.

Photo courtesy of Diana Townsley


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  1. Marti

    I am trying to find a connection betwen my biological grandfather, John Massey. Apparently in 1924 he assigned his share of his father’s estate to Anna R (Houdyshell) Searles. Her father may be George W Houdeshell. Thanks. Marti

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