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Welcome to Lake County, Indiana's
Surnames Page

I want to thank each and every submitter (especially Paul Davis, our German expert) for making the page such a success!

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Please feel free to submit your surnames and be sure to put LAKE COUNTY SURNAMES in the subject line so that I know it is for this page. And note- only Lake county surnames, no queries.
One way of finding more info on your ancestors is by making connections with others, get your Lake County names noticed! And be sure to email some of the people listed below if you're researching the same Lake County Names. Let them know you found them on the Lake County Rootsweb Surnames Page.
I would like to thank all of the submitters!

PLEASE NOTE: Some of the passages sent with surnames have been getting long so Ive abbreviated wherever possible to be able to fit as much info about a family as I can. Such as: poss.=possible, C.P.=crown point, LK Co.=Lake County etc.

Surnames Email Short identifying info
PAGORIA Gwen Pagoria Frank C. & Amy (Marie) JONES married abt June 3, 1918 in C.P.
PAHL Janet Schwarze Charles & Magdalena, Settled in North Twp, from Hanover to NY, arriving 5/26/1860. 4 sons born in Australia, 3 other children in Hanover, Germany.
PAINE Parthenia Mason Paine Charles H. left area in late 1830's, >Warren Co. Il. Given land there for serving in war of 1812. Peleg S. Mason was related to his wife.
PANTAZIS John Pantazis immigrated from Greece abt 1910. Marr: Despina (from Mykonos) abt 1922.
PAPPAS Barbara R Breneman Thomas, married Alice May(Mae) Clifford. In Hammond til 1940-1942. Had one son James Clifford Pappas.
PASKO Diane Kemp  
PATTEE Orison, Mary Ellen Houston Pattee, several children born about 1840's
PEIFER/PFEIFFER Paul A. Davis German Immigrants 19th century, will exchange info.
PENTEK Ken Curtis PENTEK, Mary, Sister to John (Janos) Aszmongya
PERSDOTTER Ken Stromquist Cajsa "Kajsa" ANDERSSON; B. Apr 29, 1794 - Lönnhult, Sweden; Immigr. 1864 to LK. Station, IN; M.: Dec. 20, 1812 at Swed., D. 1877, 10 kids
PESCHEL Paul A. Davis Germans, contact for more info.
PETERS Kathleen Riley Hannah Marie Louise (Louisa) BOLLMAN. Dau.Caroline Marie BLACK & Louisa MILLER. Sons,Henry C., John Franklin, & Charles. Emig. from Mecklinburg, Ger. to Lk Co 1856. marr. Christian Peters who died enroute to USA.
PICCHIOTTINO / PICHITINO Caryn Dugo Peter & Caroline(BAUSANO), John & Eugenia (SADAVOY), Katherine (PICCHIOTTINO) GALLINATTI KERR, see other surnames, or email for more info.
PIERCE Janet Early settlers of Merrillville.
PISARSKI Ken Curtis PISARSKI, Joseph & Josephine--formerly of Gary
PISKE Bob & Cheryl McInturf Piske - 19th century Prussian immigrant
PITRE Linda Libician looking for a Bernard Pitre who married a Lillian Husk or Hursey before 1942.
PLUMMER Kathy Huish Surnames page, 1700's PA, 1900's IN, Jack, Marge, William, Phil Jr/Sr.
PLUMMER Philip Ritter A.G. Plummer marr: Catherine Baughman 1855. Had 3 children, unknown if there are descen. alive today.
POHLPLATZ Carl Myers German immigrants around 1870
POLOMCAK Dana Polomcak Brown Dabagia Michael John, B. 29 Apr 1901 in E. Chicago, IN D. Jan. 1980 Marr: Anna Adeline Sotak, Whiting, IN, 1931. Seeking info.
POWELL Charlotte Barnes Lewin Thomas I. b: 27 Dec 1857 Wyandotte Co., KS d: 23 Jan 1940 Lowell, buried: 25 Jan 1940 Lowell Cem., s/o Daniel Alexander & Mary Ann Furr POWELL.
POWELL Ken Curtis Nada Barbara. Parents were Margaret (ASZMONGYA) & William BARRICK, formerly of Gary, IN.
POWERS Euna Leslie Francis, d. 11/1964 -age 72 yrs in Hammond, IN, marr: Glendora May Moffett, sis-Neva, Kids- Robert Eugene, Barbara Fay Newman, Willie, Bonnie Sue, Donna Cheek & Judith Carolyn Jones.
PRICE Ramona Burns Mother: Sadie,son: James,bur. at oak hill cem. in Gary,IN.There are 5 brother's & 5 sister's around somewhere.
RADKE Ggrandfather Augustus Ferdinand. Lived near Clarke, had farm near Merrittville? wife-Aemilia. Son Theodore-my grandfather. Marr: Anna Karch abt 1897, had a general store in Union Mills. Name misspelled on 1880 census as Rath.
RAMSAY Deborah Tollaksen 1900's lived in East Gary, Indiana now called Lake Station
RANDOLPH Janet Floyd Pierce's mother was a Randolph, Merrillville area
RASCHER/RASGEN/RASSIER Paul A. Davis German Immigrants 19th century, will exchange info.
REDAR/REEDER/REDER/ROEDER Paul A. Davis German Immigrants 19th century, will exchange info.
REED Adriana Farley Thomas, husband of Maria Myrick, who w/ bro.-in-law, Elias Myrick, to LK Co. abt 1835. Poss. b. 1812 in Gallia Co., OH, m. 1 Nov 1832 in Athens CO., OH, & settled mid 1840's in Warren Co., IA.
REICHERT Paul A. Davis Germans, contact for more info.
REIPLINGER Paul A. Davis German Immigrants 19th century, will exchange info.
RENESCH Looking for any info about Will RENESCH who lived in E. Chicago -1930's & 1940's.
RICH Nancy Westenfield Web page
RIEKE Pat Peel Seeking info on grandmother's sister, Mrs. E.H. RIEKE, living at 4804 Baring Ave, E. Chicago, IN abt 1910.
RIETMAN/RIETMANN Paul A. Davis Germans, contact for more info.
RIGGLE Glida Bothwell" WELSH, BOTHWELL, RIGGLE 1900 TO 1940'S.
RIPLEY Rip Ripley 2 or 3 bro.s, Stephen Waterhouse, William H., had 15 child., incl. my GrandFather George Jones. Hammond from West Virginia. Any descendents or info.
RITTER Philip Ritter 3 bro.'s settled in W. Creek Twp, George & Jacob from Tuscarawas Co, OH-1850, Abraham-Ashland Co, OH-1854, with them-3 fam. of married child. (incl. MOCK & TOMS). Espec. seeking desc. of Jacob & Abraham (George-my GGgrandfather).
ROBBINS Nancy Westenfield Web page
ROCK/ROOK Joseph & Ellen Mellon. from Ireland then Scotland. 1850. had kids- joseph, mary ellen, john & francis. joseph was shoemaker
RODRIGUEZ Cindy Cherry Migrated in the late 1940's or early 5O's, East Chicago
ROHRMAN Paul A. Davis German Immigrants 19th century, will exchange info.
ROPER Tim & Kate Gavin None Given
ROSS Francis Kendrick John A. b 2 Jan 1826 No. Ire.> Phil. Jun 1849. John's fiance & 2 bros (Jane, Mathew & Ross WILSON)also on ship. Lake Co abt 1855 W of Leroy. 4 child. to maturity: Robert, John Jr, Isabelle and Anneliza. John d 13 May 1898. All but John Jr, who is bur at Salem, are bur South Grove Cem.
ROTTGEN Barb Adamik 1880 Census Hanover Twp, John & Margaret, Farmers, from Prussia. 8 children listed, 1 being my ggrandfather
ROUHSELANGE Paul A. Davis Saarland/Alsatian immigrants, contact for more info.
RUDZINSKI Karen Miller
RUMAN Julie Haynes Therese Cernota, married name was Terese Ruman, website
RUSCHLI MJ Engleton Leo Francis Engleton married Rose Gertrude Ruschli. Rose's parents were John Ruschli & Anna Terre.
RUST Andrew Seubert Heinrich (Henry) & Sophia (BORCHERS) settled in Crown Point area abt 1900. They had 3 children Mary, Olga, & George. I'm looking for relatives.
YOUR SURNAMES HERE Your Email Short identifying info

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