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John W. Decker of Port Jervis, NY

Updated: Feb 4, 2019

While searching for more information about Charles Gilbert Decker, I was searching in books containing records about Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, where he was said to have been born. In a book called "Genealogical and family history of the Wyoming and Lackawanna Valleys, Pennsylvania" (Vol 2. pt. 1), I found this excerpt on page 281, which does not mention Charles Decker, but it does mention two places he is known to have been associated with: Port Jervis, where his daughter Delaphina was born in 1897, and Carbondale, precisely the place where Charles was said to have been born in 1862 (or between 1862-1864). Perhaps John W. Decker was a relative of Charles? Anyone with information, please comment below or contact me.


On January 1, 1867, Mr. (William) Yarrington (of Carbondale) was married to Martha C. Decker, daughter of John W. and Catherine Decker, of Port Jervis, New York.

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