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John Rumbarger - 1871 Dubois, Pa.

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John Rumbarger - 1871 Dubois, Pa.

Posted: 25 Apr 2004 2:00PM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 24 Aug 2004 5:34PM GMT
""Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Sun., April 25, 2004
Booklet insert/magazine insert: "Focus, On cover;
"Rolling with the changes, DuBois ties future to global economy
pg. 10 "Once-divided city boasts a colorful history, By Maryann Gogniat Eidemiller
In 1812 George Schaffer, his wife & 3 sons were the first to settle in the wilderness that became DuBois....According to historical accounts, John Rumbarger was living in Schaffer's home in 1871 when John DuBois started developing property in Clearfield Co..Rumbarger sold some lots, & the town became divided into two rival districts, one known as Rumbarger; where mostly coal miners lived, & the other as DuBois, which was populated with lumbermen who worked in the mills that Dubois built...." not my family
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S_Ihrman_pass... 25 Apr 2004 8:00PM GMT 
Kelly Marshall 23 Jul 2004 9:45AM GMT 
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