SERFASS Family

First Generation

1. William Harrison1 Serfass was born in Polk Twp, Monroe Co, PA October 1843.

He married Emiline Shafer in Monroe Co, PA, 1862. Emiline was born in Pennsylvania October 1844. In the 1870 census Stormville P.O. Polk Twp, Monroe Co PA page 136, William (age 24), is recorded with Emaline (age 23), Diana (age 7) William (age 5m) and James (age 12) probably a brother.

In the 1880 census Pold Twp, Monroe Co, PA page 336, William (age 36) is recorded with Emaline (age 35), Dianna (age 17), Willian (age 10), Amos (age 9), Hattie (age 8), Stephen (age 6), Jesse (age 3) Marg?? (age 2), and John (age 6m).

On the 1900 census Polk Twp, Monroe Co, PA page 145, William (age 56) is recorded with his wife Emeline (age 55) and son John (age 20). They have been married for 38 years, had 13 children with 10 living at the time of the census. William is recorded as a farmer and he owns the farm with a mortgage.

William Harrison Serfass and Emiline Shafer had the following children:

child 2 i. Diana2 Serfass was born in Kresgeville, Polk Twp, Monroe Co, PA 1863.

child 3 ii. Francis Pierce Serfass was born in Kresgeville, Polk Twp, Monroe Co, PA 1865.

child 4 iii. Elijah Homer Serfass was born in Kresgeville, Polk Twp, Monroe Co, PA July 20, 1868. Elijah died before 1870 in Kresgeville, Polk Twp, Monroe Co, PA. I have recorded Elijah's death as before 1870 since he is not likted in the 1870 census.

child 5 iv. William Roger Serfass was born in Kresgeville, Polk Twp, Monroe Co, PA December 25, 1869.

child 6 v. Amos Howard Serfass was born in Kresgeville, Polk Twp, Monroe Co, PA 1871.

child 7 vi. Hattie Permilia Serfass was born in Kresgeville, Polk Twp, Monroe Co, PA May 1872. She married twice. She married unknown Johnson about 1888. Unknown was born about 1870. She married Daniel Alvin Heckman in Kresgeville, Polk Twp, Monroe Co, PA, January 12, 1890. The marriage record: Daniel A. Heckman, 22 yrs old, residing in Polk Township, son of John and Susanna Heckman, occupation - laborer, born in Polk township Hattie P. Johnson (a blood relative), 17 yrs old, residing in Polk township, daughter of Wm. H. and Emiline Serfass, consent of parents given 1/31/1890, Hattie divorced 10/10/1889, occupation - servant, born in Polk township. Married on 1/12/1890 at Kresgeville, by Rev Stupp Marriage License Vol 2, page 186 Lic#447

Daniel was born in Polk Twp, Monroe Co, PA 1868. Daniel(4775) was the son of John Heckman and Susanna Dotter. (See Daniel Alvin Heckman for the continuation of this line.)

child 8 vii. Stephen Serfass was born in Kresgeville, Polk Twp, Monroe Co, PA 1875.

child 9 viii. Jesse Emery Serfass was born in Kresgeville, Polk Twp, Monroe Co, PA September 17, 1876.

child 10 ix. Charles David Serfass was born in Kresgeville, Polk Twp, Monroe Co, PA 1877.

child 11 x. Amandes Granville Serfass was born in Kresgeville, Polk Twp, Monroe Co, PA September 28, 1878.

child 12 xi. John H Serfass was born in Kresgeville, Polk Twp, Monroe Co, PA December 1879.

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