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History of Cambria County, V.1

  HISTORY OF CAMBRIA COUNTY. 569
Myers); and Annie Todd, born May 24,1809, and married Hugh Skelly.
     Troxell, Jacob. He died in Summerhill township about May, 1833, and was a Catholic. His wife's name was Susannah; they had four children: Abraham, William, Henry and Samuel Troxell.
     Ullery (or Ulrich), Daniel, located on a part of the Von Lunen farm, in the Seventh ward of Johnstown; he died about March, 1813; his wife was Susannah; they had ten children: Elizabeth, married Mr. Markley; Susan, was the wife of Jacob Stutzman (see Abraham Stutzman); Motelena "Ulrich-Stutzman, Jacob, John, Christina, Esther, Mary, Hannah and Sarah Ulrich.
     Varner, Justus and Peter (see John Horner).
     Vickroy, Thomas. He was a son of Captain Hugh and Margaret Phillips Vickroy, natives of England. The captain sailed a vessel between Baltimore and Glasgow, and was lost at sea with his ship and crew. Joseph, a brother of Thomas, was killed in the battle of Germantown while a soldier in the Continental army.
     Thomas was born at White Rock, Cecil county, Maryland, Oct. 18, 1756; died on the old homestead near Alum Bank, Bedford county, June 9, 1845; he located there in 1772. His first wife was Elizabeth Francis, a half-sister of the wife of General Alex. Ogle; they had five children. His second wife was Sarah Ann Atlee, a daughter of Judge William Augustus Atlee. Judge Atlee was chairman of the committee of safety at Philadelphia during the Revolution, and had charge of the British prisoners at Lancaster. He was associate judge of the supreme court in 1777 and again in 1784. Thomas had at least three brothers: Joseph, Nathan and Solomon Vickroy. He was a surveyor, and was with General George R. Clark, who commanded the forces marshaled against the Indians in the vicinity of Cincinnati, Ohio, in 1780. He and George Woods laid out the old part of Pittsburg.
     Edwin Augustus Vickroy was a son of Thomas and Sarah Ann Vickroy, born March 8, 1801, died May 1, 1885, at Ferndale. He married Cornelia Harlan, a daughter of George Harlan, of Warren county, Ohio. Cornelia was born Aug. 8, 1806, and died Aug. 29, 1880, at Ferndale. In 1831 they came to their Ferndale farm, which Thomas Vickroy had acquired in 1798. They had eleven children: Angeline, married Cicero Mendell;


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