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Alfonsina (Fran) Lippi 1903-1982 : I00039

Edited 1 December 2016 Edited 10 December 2016

What people remember

While many stories about Aunt Fran indicate that she was not an easy woman to get along with, some family members have good memories of her.

Her Godson Tommy Mancinelli (grandson of Aunt Dot and Joe Mancinelli) remembers her as kind and attentive. When […]

Bradford County, Pennslvania

Susquehanna River as seen from Marie Antoinette Overlook along Route 6.

Standing Stone Township, Pennsylvania

Coolbaugh, Ennis and other ancestors migrated from Connecticut, New York and the Minisink Valley to settle in Bradford County. The Ennis family settled in Standing Stone, named after a prominent feature of the Susquehanna.

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The Minisink

Eleanor Decker (EEG’s 5x great grandmother) was born in 1756 — exactly two hundred years exactly before I was born — in the Minisink Valley, specifically in Walpack, Sussex County, New Jersey. She married Cornelius Ennis (a veteran of the Revolutionary War) on 22 Sep 1781, had three kids, and died in 1791 at just […]