Silas Augustine Conrad

Birth Name Silas Augustine Conrad
Gender male
Age at Death 76 years, 24 days

Events

Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth June 1855 Pennsylvania, United States   1a
Event Note

His 1900 census said he was born June 1855
His death record said he was born June 24, 1854 (daughter Mary Toohey, informant)

Census (Head) June 2, 1880 Logan Township, Blair County, Pennsylvania, United States   2a
Event Note

1880 Census, Logan Township, Blair County, Pennsylvania, ED 172, sheet 399D
June 2, 1880

Silas Conrad, 25, coal miner
Susan Conrad, 23, keeping house
Tillie Conrad, 8
Thomas Conrad, 5
Maggie Conrad, 1

all born in Pennsylvania, parents also

"United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MWXQ-39S : accessed 9 March 2016), Silas Conrad, Logan, Blair, Pennsylvania, United States; citing enumeration district ED 172, sheet 399D, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 1103; FHL microfilm 1,255,103.

Census (Head) June 12, 1900 Pine Township, Indiana County, Pennsylvania, United States   1a
Event Note

1900 Census, Pine Township, Indiana, Pennsylvania, ED 16, sheet 6b
June 12, 1900
owns the farm

Silas Conrad, 44, June 1855, married 22 years, coal miner
Susan Conrad, 47, December 1852, married 22 years, 12 children, 10 alive
Matilda Conrad, 28, February 1872, single, servant
Joseph Conrad, 18, June 1881, single, day laborer
Bernard Conrad, 16, October 1883, single, mail carrier
Dortha Conrad, 15, March 1885, single
Gertrude Conrad, 12, September 1887, single
Pius A Conrad, son, 10, November 1889, single
John L Conrad, 8 March 1892, single
Patrick O Conrad, 5, February 1895, single
James I Conrad, 10m July 1899, single

all born in Pennsylvania, parents also

"United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M33M-86R : accessed 9 March 2016), Silas Conrad, Pine Township, Indiana, Pennsylvania, United States; citing sheet 6B, family 134, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,241,415.

Census (Head) April 20, 1910 Buffington Township, Indiana County, Pennsylvania, United States   3a
Event Note

1910 Census, Buffington Township, Indiana County, Pennsylvania, ED 60, sheet 2a
April 20, 1910
owns a farm

Silas A Conrad, 52, married 1x, 31 years, carpenter, steel mill, out of work 26 weeks in 1909
Susan E Conrad, 57, married twice, this time for 31 years, 12 children, 10 alive, knitter, at home, own account
Anna G Conrad, 22, single, servant, private family
John Leo Conrad, 18, single, farm laborer, house farm
Patrick O Conrad, 16, single, farm laborer, house farm
James B Conrad, 10, single, no occupation

all born in Pennsylvania, parents also

"United States Census, 1910," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MG38-V66 : accessed 9 March 2016), Silas A Conrad, Buffington, Indiana, Pennsylvania, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 60, sheet 2A, NARA microfilm publication T624 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,375,363.

Census (Head) February 6, 1920 Barr Township, Cambria County, Pennsylvania, United States   4a
Event Note

1920 Census, Barr, Cambria County, Pennsylvania, ED 136, sheet 17A
February 6, 1920
owns the farm

Sylis Conrad, head, 63, farmer, general farm
Susan Conrad, wife, 67,
Patrick Conrad, son, 23, single, lineman, telephone

all born in Pennsylvania, parents also

"United States Census, 1920," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MNMH-TWT : accessed 9 March 2016), Sylis Conrod, Barr, Cambria, Pennsylvania, United States; citing sheet 17A, NARA microfilm publication T625 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,821,545.

Census (father-in-law) April 11, 1930 Allegheny Township, Cambria County, Pennsylvania, United States 1930 Henry Callan household 5a
Event Note

1930 Census Allegheny Township, Cambria, Pennsylvania, ED 11-8, sheet 2B
April 11, 1930
on dirt road leading off Cresson Highway

in Henry and Gertrude Callan household
Silas Conrad, wife's father, 75, married first at 25, born in Pennsylvania, parents also, no occupation

"United States Census, 1930", database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XH8F-V66 : accessed 9 March 2016)

Death June 25, 1931 Allegheny Township, Cambria County, Pennsylvania, United States   6a
Event Note

Pennsylvania Death Certificate
Silas Conrad
June 25, 1931, Allegheny Township, Cambria County, Pennsylvania
white, male, married
age 77y 1d, born June 24, 1854, in Pennsylvania
retired
wife: Mrs Mary Conrad
father: Joseph Conrad, born in Pennsylvania
mother: Mary Long, born in Pennsylvania
informant: Mrs James Toohey, Cresson, Pennsylvania
buried: St Michaels, Loretto, Pennsylvania, June 27, 1931

Burial June 27, 1931 St. Michael Cemetery, Loretto, Allegheny Township, Cambria County, Pennsylvania, United States   6a

Families

    Family of Silas Augustine Conrad and Susan Ellen Donahue
Married Wife Susan Ellen Donahue
   
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage about 1879     1a 3a
Event Note

On the 1910 census, Silas said he had been married once, Susan said she had been married twice. Their marriage had been for 31 years.

  Children
Name Birth Date Death Date
Mary Matilda ConradFebruary 29, 1872April 1, 1953
Thomas Conradabout 1874
Margaret Conradabout 1878
Joseph ConradJune 1881
Andrew Bernard ConradOctober 25, 1883May 16, 1947
Dorothy ConradMarch 1885
Anna Gertrude ConradSeptember 20, 1887October 1966
Pious A ConradNovember 24, 1889August 9, 1969
John Leo ConradMarch 1892
Patrick Otto Gabriel ConradFebruary 21, 1895March 30, 1959
James I ConradJuly 1899

Narrative

The Wagner family tree at ancestry.com, http://person.ancestry.com/tree/27957315/person/26442887163/facts, says about Silas:
Birth 24 JUN 1854, Clearfield, Cambria, Pennsylvania, USA
son of Joseph Conrad (1825-1865) and Mary Anna Long (1822 - )

about his father Joseph it says:
Birth 11 APR 1825 Pennsylvania, USA
Death 07 JAN 1865 Point of Rocks, Virginia, USA (while in the American Civil War)
Joseph was the son of John Conrad (1796-1874) and Mary Ellen Small (1802-1854)

about his mother Mary Anna Long: nothing more.

about Joseph Conrad's father John:
John Conrad
Birth 01 OCT 1796 Funkstown, Washington, Maryland, USA
Death 18 DEC 1874 Lilly, Cambria, Pennsylvania, USA

about Joseph Conrad's mother Mary Ellen Small:
Maria Ellen Small
1802–1854
Birth 28 JAN 1802 Conewago, Adams, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 28 JUN 1854 Loretto, Cambria, Pennsylvania, USA
the daughter of Johannes Engelbert Small, born in Germany, and Mary Margaretta Storm
born about 1786 Washington Twp, Berks Co, Pennsylvania, USA

Pedigree

    1. Silas Augustine Conrad
      1. Susan Ellen Donahue
        1. Mary Matilda Conrad
        2. Thomas Conrad
        3. Margaret Conrad
        4. Joseph Conrad
        5. Andrew Bernard Conrad
        6. Dorothy Conrad
        7. Anna Gertrude Conrad
        8. Pious A Conrad
        9. John Leo Conrad
        10. Patrick Otto Gabriel Conrad
        11. James I Conrad

Source References

  1. 1900 United States Federal Census
      • Page: Silas Conrad, Pine Township, Indiana, Pennsylvania, ED 16, sheet 6b
  2. 1880 United States Census
      • Page: Silas Conrad, Logan Township, Blair County, Pennsylvania, ED 172, sheet 399D
  3. 1910 United States Federal Census
      • Page: Silas A ConradBuffington, Indiana County, Pennsylvania, ED 60, sheet 2a
  4. 1920 United States Census
      • Page: Sylis Conard, Barr, Cambria County, Pennsylvania, ED 136, sheet 17A
  5. National Archives and Records Administration: 1930 United States Census
      • Page: Silas Conrad, Allegheny Township, Cambria, Pennsylvania, ED 11-8, sheet 2B
  6. Pennsylvania Death Certificates, images, ancestry.com
      • Page: Silas Conrad, June 25, 1931, Allegheny Twp, Cambria Co