|About Hydock, Hertzog, Simpson, Halliday, Crawford, Riggle Familys
2015 I have turned over pertinent documents to Kathy Lamont who will be doing Simpson,
Halliday, Crawford, Howells and associated lines. Also I will be doing Hydock and Hertzog
lines. You can still reach me at my email address and get in touch with both of us thru our
As of October 2009 I have combined all genealogy into one web site.
SIMPSON: The Simpson's were mostly in Tarentum or Ford City and most were
glass workers. They came from South Shields, Durham England. They were also
HALLIDAY: Mary Halliday was married to a Simpson then came to Tarentum. The
Hallidays were in South Shields and prior to that were Tax Collectors and in
the weaving business in Dysart, Fife, Scotland.
HYDOCK: The Hydocks came from Peterswalde West Prussia, Germany. They were mostly
farmers and coal miners. They started out in Cambria County PA and centered around
that area for years.
HERTZOGS: Loretta Hertzog married a Hydock. The Hertzogs were mostly around
the Cambria County area and came from Germany.
CRAWFORD: The Crawfords came from Scotland and settled around Lancaster or
Philadelphia area then on to Tanneytown Maryland and finally in the
Westmoreland County and Armstrong Co area of Pennsylvania.