Cameron County, Pennsylvania


Courtship in Cameron County


Harry German and Maude Thomas, Emporium, Cameron Co. PA - 1906

Harry Grim German, b. Doylestown, PA 1884, and Maude Luella Thomas, b. Driftwood, PA 1880. Photo taken near Emporium, Cameron County, April 1906.


Harry and Maude were married on 12 January 1910 in Emporium, Cameron County. Maude's father, Charles M. Thomas, was a pioneer lumberman in Cameron Co., and Harry was a chemist (Pennsylvania State College, class of 1903) and plant manager working in the wood chemical industry.

(See additional Thomas/German family images on the McKean County page.)

(Photo courtesy of Carolyn German Bausinger.)





Lumber Camp, Cameron County PA, ca. 1887-1888


Lumber Camp run by Maude's father, Charles Thomas, Cameron County. Men not identified; children in photo are Nelle Thomas (b. 1885) and Harry Thomas (b. 1882), both children of Charles Thomas and Ida Kitchin Thomas.



(Photo courtesy of Carolyn German Bausinger.)











H. Clyde Thomas, Pilot with the Black Cat Squadron


H. Clyde Thomas, b. 16 June 1891 in Emporium (brother of Maude Thomas German). Clyde went to Canada early during WWI and enlisted in the flying corps. Photo is of Clyde in France as part of the Black Cat Squadron. Clyde was shot down and gassed and recovered in an English hospital where he met his future wife, Marguerite Thackray.


(Photo courtesy Carolyn German Bausinger.)
















Cameron County was formed in 1860 from parts of McKean, Potter and Clinton counties.


Cameron County Genealogy Club


Cameron County PA Genealogy Project


Cameron County Historical Society



Cameron County Township Map

(Cameron County Township Map courtesy of Kristin Bryson and Bare Roots Publishing.)