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From: annie <>
Subject: Re: [ALL] HARBISON and COWAN
Date: Tue, 10 Apr 2007 07:42:06 -0400
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I can't be there as I live in another part of the country. Is anyone
going who can see if the speaker will allow a taping of her talk?
Cassette? Do you know what her relationship is to the family?

annie

On Apr 9, 2007, at 10:17 PM, GeneaGal wrote:

> In re: this discussion, The Tarentum Genealogical Society is having
> speakers
> at their April meeting whose topic will be Massa Harbison, the
> Massacre, and
> her life afterward. The speakers are Drenda Gostkowski and Sue
> Przybylek of
> the Saxonburg/Sarver area. The meeting will be held Monday evening
> April 16,
> 7:00pm, in the basement fellowship hall of the Central Presbyterian
> Church,
> 305 Allegheny Street, Tarentum, PA. You don't have to be a member to
> attend.
> (But we'd like to have you as a member!
> http://www.rootsweb.com/~patgs/index.html).
>
> Ms. Gostkowski has reprinted Massa's own story, and has included some
> extra
> added attractions. She will have copies available for purchase with
> her at
> the meeting.
> At the last meeting of TarGenSoc, the Massacre of the Russ and Derry
> families in 1791 from the Tarentum/Brackenridge area was discussed. The
> Russ/Derry massacre
> preceded the Harbison massacre by abt. a year.
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Edward Smith" <>
> To: <>
> Sent: Monday, April 09, 2007 9:06 PM
> Subject: Re: [ALL] HARBISON and COWAN
>
>
>> Annie,
>> I lived two blocks from the Harbison homestead, an old stone house, in
>> Natrona Heights, and went to school with Ray Harbison. His father was
>> the local mailman, and his grandmother lived in the homestead. I knew
>> the Massey Harbison story at an early age.
>> Edward Smith
>>
>> annie wrote:
>>
>>> Hey Claire,
>>>
>>> I was looking at your surname list you sent me --- want to tell me
>>> more about your HARBISON connection of early Butler Co and the COWAN
>>> connection. Guess the thought has already crossed your mind that I
>>> am
>>> related to these two groups as well--
>>>
>>> and for the rest of the list-- yes, HARBISON, as is Massey White
>>> HARBISON--- the one who was kidnapped by the Indians, witnessed the
>>> death of her toddlers by the same, escaped, and later -- her story
>>> was
>>> published abt 1825-- it's a fascinating read ---
>>>
>>> annie
>>>
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