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GARDENHOUR, GARDENOUR

I'm searching for any information on this family. Jacob and his wife Martha came to Union Twp. from Maryland in 1860. Jacob's brother Joseph was already living here with his wife Elnor. I'm also interested in present-day Gardenours in Wells County. Cathy Burnsed Sept 09 1996

LEWELLEN

My interest is any information on the LEWELLEN family. Susan Roberts Sept 19 1996

WAMPLER

Any Wampler 1800-now? Thank you for the look-up. We are all related. Susan Stoelting Sept 19 1996

STRAHM, GERBER, STEFFEN, MEYER...
Other Members of Apostolic Christian Church of America

I am looking for people researching genealogy of any families that have been associated with the Apostolic Christian Church of America, specifically, the two near Bluffton, Indiana. The old church is on the Wells-Adams county line road, and the newer church is on Dustman road in Bluffton. I have found that I am related to over 2/3 of the current congregation, due to the church's practice of marrying within the church. I would enjoy sharing my information with others searching these families. Some other surnames are: Aeschliman, Aschliman, Baumgartner, Fiechter, Frauhiger, Gehring, Heyerly, Kaehr, Kehrn, Kipfer, Maller, Moser, Pfister, Tonner, Troxel, and Yergler.
Adam J. Barrone Sept 20 1996, rev. Dec 16 1997

BUEL

I am seeking information on Jacob Edward and Lydia Ann BUEL of Huntington County, In. I am interested in corresponding with any one related to the Buel family. I have substantial information on the Buel family dating back to the early 1700's in Maryland. I need to find Lydia Ann's maiden name...she is buried along with her husband and family in Emmanuel ME Church, Wells County, IN. Please email me if you have any related family information. Other surnames in this line: REDDING, DECKER, FATE (in both Huntington and Wells Co.) and GORDON, BEERBOWER, COTTON, and WALTERS in Wells Co. Thank you.
Carol Hepburn Sep 26 1996

HELLER

HELLER, LEVI b. Feb 21, 1804, Lancaster Co. PA, came to Nottingham Twp,Wells Co. 1838. died Nottingham Twp 1883. I have considerable information on this family. Major Wells co. surnames marrying into the family are: FRENCH, GENTIS, GOTTSCHALK, MESHBERGER,SCHLAGENHAUF. I am seeking new information, and will share what I have.
Judi Assony Oct 05 1996

KANNARD

I am looking for information on the KANNARD family who lived in Bluffton in the late 1860's and early 1870's. They came from Darke Co., Ohio. Names of interest are: George, David, Albert, & Almeda Kannard.
John Kannard Jr Oct 13 1996

HAPPEL/HOEPPLE

I am looking for information on the Happel family. My grandfather was David C. Happel. He was born October 4, 1898. He married Marie Pearson from the Decatur, IN area in the twenties. They had three children. Lillian L., Genevieve, Alvin David. Marie died in 1933. Mother was nine years old. (Lillian) Genevieve died in 1977. Uncle lives near Angola, but no one seems to know when the Happels came from Germany or where in Germany they originated. David married Lulu Van Horn during the War, 1940 0r 41. Lulu died May 22, 1959. David died in 1979 and mother Lillian died Feb. 1980. I have been told the name Happel was originally spelled Hoepple when the family came from Germany. There appears to be many Happels living in Minnesota according to my phone searce. I would like to trace our family history back to the arrival in this country and maybe search out family members yet living in Germany. Please anyone if you have information on this family. Help me.
Jody Coffing Oct 31 1996

PALMER, HOWE

looking for anything on JOHN CALVIN ELLIOTT PALMER, b. 11-16-1866 in Decatur. Was son of WILLIAM PALMER AND ELMAIZA HOWE. Trying to expand my daughter-in-law's line for grandchildren.
mary anderson Nov 17 1996

McCLEERY

I am trying to locate information on the ancestors of Mary Josephine McCleery (1858-1945). Her fathers name may have been Guielmi Mc Cleery (about 1830) and her mothers name was possibly Julia McCleery (1835?). They possibly lived in the Bluffton, IN ares in 1870 time frame. Father believed to be born in Ireland.
Thomas K. Noll Nov 28 1996

CLEVENGER, KOON

I'm looking for any information on my grandfather Harry Benjamin Clevenger and/or my grandmother Elsie Koon. Both were born in Knottingham, Indiana (Wells Co.). Harry was born Feb. 13, 1892 and Elsie was born Jan. 16, 1900. I'm extremely interested in Harry's mother and father. I have no name for Harry's father and only a possible first name for Harry's mother - Hannah! Most of this line of family memebers are deceased and the living members have no knowledge of either. Any help is appreciated!!
Patty Smith Dec 8 1996

WILKERSON, WEAVER

Am looking for information on Jonathon L. WILKERSON and Matilda WEAVER who md in Fort Wayne, Allen, IN 26 Nov 1857. They moved to Zanesville, Wells, In. Matilda died in Fort Wayne 13 Apr 1908 and is buried in Zanesville. Any information would be a help.
Donna Kilroy Dec 22 1996

ECKROTE, RYF

Looking for the ancestors of Ottis (or Otis) Earl ECKROTE, born: June 28, 1888. Married to Emilia RYF, born: May 2, 1889. The surname ECKROTE is very elusive !!!
Duane S. Baumgartner Dec 22 1996

DAVIS, VINCENT

I'm descended from John Davis and Sarah Vincent, who settled near Ossian in about 1838. I've run GED2HTML on the descendants of John Davis and have posted the results. The John Davis entry can be accessed at: http://members.aol.com/halsmith/jdavis/d0001/g0000010.htm#I170.
Hal Smith Dec 15 1996 - Out of service on Jan. 16, 2001 - Hal, please send your new address!

BENNE/BENAY, SUNIER, BOVINE

CHILDREN OF MARY ANN BENNE & PETER FREDERICK SUNIER:
JESTEEN SUNIER m. Joseph Hocker, JUSTIN SUNIER m. Sarah Ellen Reiff, JOSEPHINE SUNIER m. Philip Biberstine, SARAH SUNIER m. William Ewing

CHILDREN OF MARY ANN BENNE & DAVID BOVINE:
ELIZA SUNIER BOVINE, LEVI BOVINE, MARY BOVINE m. Lewis Starr, EMMA BOVINE m. James Huffman, ALEXANDER BOVINE m. Nellie Hedges, CORA BOVINE m. Harry Hedges & m. Studebaker
Jane Hunter Hodgson Dec 26 1996


HIGGINS/COONS/KOON

Looking for info on Ada Higgins d. 1944 buried in Pennville, IN (Jay Co.) and lived in Nottingham, IN (Wells Co.). Married Stephan Coons (Koon?) and had five children: Ester (Williams), Ethiel (Yagar) b. Jan 18, 1896, d. Jul 06, 1974; Elsie May (Whetzel, Emery?, Clevenger) b. Jan 16, 1900, d. Mar 06, 1936; John b. 1903, d. 1937; and Opal (Mesways) b. Oct. 29, 1908, d. Jun 23, 1965. Ada was my great grandmother and would like to know more about her family. Any info on any of the above would be GREATLY appreciated. Patty Smith Dec 26 1996

WELTER

Hannah Elizabeth Foust (Faust) was born in Wells County. Parents were Jacob Foust and Ruth Wilson. Hannah and John Welter were married in Wells County on 26 November 1874. Looking for information about Johan and Christina Welter family, arrived 1853 from Germany, settled in Marion County with five children. Would like to know port of entry, name of ship/arrival date. Nancy Robinson Dec 28 1996

METZGER/SANDERS/STEFANATOS

Looking for information on the family of my ggrand-uncle (my grandmother's uncle) Henry METZGER who lived in Bluffton, Wells Co., IN in 1939 at the time of his mother's death. He was born in Jefferson Co., Nebraska. He had brothers Will in Chicago Heights, IL; Ben in Santiago, California; George in Bedford,OH; a sister Caroline KLUCKHOLM in Klemme, Iowa; Maggie SANDERS (my ggrandmother)in Brooklyn, NY. My grandmother, Margaret SANDERS STEFANATOS, lived in Bluffton at the time of her marriage to James STEFANATOS in 1920, prior to moving to Wabash. If these names are familiar to anyone or there is still METZGER descendants living in Wells Co., I'd appreciate hearing from them. Deborah Avelis Dec 31 1996

WAGNER/FERGUSON

Looking for any info on Mary Barbara Wagner born 8 June 1853. Married James W. Ferguson 17 Nov. 1872. She died in 1929 and is buried in Elhanan Cemetary. They had six children. Eliza who married Frank Archbold. Ella who married John Daily Clarence who married Artimishia Leaisure. Grace who married J.C. Gallivan. Floyd who married Opal Paulison. And Victor who never Married. Ellen Wall Jan 2 1997

HAUGHTON/FRENCH

Adams Co, IN surnames: Looking for information on HAUGHTON families, that came from Madison Co. NY circa 1835 to French Twp, Adams CO. I believe them to be related to my gg grandmother Eliza Haughton, who married George French. I have information on, and seeking descendants of : Joseph FRENCH., who settled in Adams Co, in 1835. Adams Co, surnames marrying into the French family are: BIRT, DUNBAR, HALL, HELLER, RIDGLEY, RUNYON, SHELDON, SHOEMAKER Judi Assony Jan 7 1997

NELSON

I am researching the NELSON family and looking for information on Clarence E NELSON who was born c1875 in Wells Co. IN. Clarence and his family were living in Keyser Twp., De Kalb Co., IN in 1900. His wife was Nellie and his chirdren were Irma, Dale, and Guy. If anyone has any information about this family I would greatly appreciate the help. Julie Wheelan Nelson Jan 7 1997

SHADY/BAUER

Looking for the parents of Dora (Shady) Bauer. She married John Bauer from Magley, Ind. All that is known is that she died Aug. 18, 1901, and is buried in the Shady Cemetery. Any information on where she was born and where she died is needed. We are unable to find a death certificate. We are also looking for any information on the Peter Bauer family, also from Magley, he was born in Germany on Feb.9,1839, died in Magley on May 19, 1922. Randal E. Chivington Jan 12 1997
(NOTE: Address reported as 'not working' Nov 20 1998. Randal - please send your new address!)

YORK/WILSON/ALSHIRE

My Great Grandfather, Columbus York, was born July 20, 1865 in Keystone, Indiana. He was married to Rose Adelaine WIlson. She was born February 18, 1872 in Wells County, Indiana. They were married July 14, 1899 at an unknown location. Columbus's parents were Berry York, born in 1837 in Ohio, and Frances Marriah Mann, born 1839 in Randolph Co. W. River Twp, Ohio. Frances Marriah MANN's parents were Isaac MANN and wife Elizabeth. Berry York's parents were William York, born 1797 in North Carolina, and Catherine York (maiden name unknown) born 1799 in North Carolina.
Rose Adelaine Wilson's parents were Isaac William Wilson, born May 25, 1851 in Ohio, and Sarah A. Alshire, born 1854 in Chester Twp, Indiana. Sarah's father was a Cebard Alshire born in 1822 were abouts unknown. Have not been able to find Sarah's mother. Cal York Jan 13 1997 rev. Feb 3 1997

MILLS

I am seeking information obout the ancestors and descendants of James R. Mills and Martha Dillon Mills and family who moved to Jefferson Twp., Wells County, IN, in 1860 from Trumbull County, Ohio. His children included John E., Elizabeth, James S., William N., Margaret June, Warren Packard, Alfred, Albert, Mary A., Ellen, Lewis, George and Lydia. Warren Packard Mills is my ancestor. I have not been able to determine what happened to the rest of the family. James and wife are buried in the Oaklawn Cemetery in Ossian, IN. Timothy F. Mills Jan 20 1997

PRINCE/HILL

I would like to find an obituary for my grandmother Alice Sarah Prince b. 19 Feb 1878 Coles Ill., Died 27 June 1955 Markle, Wells Co., Ind. Her husband is Edward R. Hill b 19 Jun 1875, Cumberland, Ill. Died 1 Aug 1938 Flint, Stubbin Co., Ind. I never met Grandma Hill as she died a few years before I was born. I would like to learn more about her.Tom Hill Jan 24 1997

HARVEY

HARVEY, Jacob Richey b. 27 Apr 1825, KY m. Elizabeth Miller b. 15 Nov 1832 Wells Co., IN Children: Henry, William Sylvester b. 11 Jul 1856, Jacob E. b. 3 Nov 1863, John Robert b. 17 Oct 1867, Charles E. b. 5 Nov 187? Wm. S. m. Rhoda FOX - son Charles E. m. Ida Ellen GEARHART, is my Grandfather. All except Jacob Richey born Wells Co., IN. Web page with other researchers mentioned and another line thru John, Jacob's brother m. Martha ELLIS b. 6 Jun 1843 Wayne Co, IN.
HARVEY: John m. Anna GUTHRIE 1835, Allen Co.; Robert to Elizabeth RICHEY, Butler Co., OH 1818; Martha to Wm. JEFFREYS, Wells 1843; Jacob to Elizabeth MILLER and others of this family. Any help appreciated.http://www.buffnet.net/~mewexler Mary Ellen Wexler Jan 27 1997

McAFEE, LESH, LINDEMANN, MYERS, McCLEERY, HOOVER

Would like to exchange information from descendants of the following Wells County early residents: Samuel McAFEE (b. 3 Jan 1825 in West- moreland Co., Pa., d. 18 Mar 1909 in Terre Haute, Ind., married Elizabeth LESH (b. 4 Aug 1832 in Berks Co., Pa., d. 9 Sep 1894 in Rockcreek Twp., Wells Co.), 19 Oct 1851 in Bluffton, Ind. Have large database on LESH/LESCH/LOESCH family in Berks County, Pa. and Gemany. Ernst Wilhelm LINDEMANN (b. 28 Jun 1840, Lienen, Westphalia, Germany, d. 8 Feb 1903, Ft. Wayne, Ind.) and Sophia M. MOSSHAMMER (b. 29 Jul 1855, in Angola, Ind., d. 8 Sep 1922 in Tocsin, Ind.) whose son Julius John M. LINDEMANN (b. 7 Dec 1874 in Ft. Wayne, Ind., d. 29 Dec 1952, Tocsin,Ind.) married Viola Elizabeth MYERS (b. 28 Sep 1875 in Richland Co.,Ohio, d. 8 Mar 1939, Tocsin,Ind.) the daughter of Asa John MYERS, the son of David MYERS, the son off Christian MYERS, the son of Jacob MAYER, the son of Christian MEYER, the son of Martin MYER. Dr. James ROSS McCLEERY (b. 22 Oct 1825, Fairfield Co., Ohio, d. 21 Apr 1874 in Bluffton, Ind.) who married Margaretta ARNDT GUTELIUS (b. 18 Dec 1832 in Lebanon, Pa., d. 4 May 1906 in Bluffton, Ind) in Carrol, Fairfield Co., Ohio, 23 Oct 1849. Dr. McCLEERY's ancestry can be traced back several generation to Lancaster Co., Pa. and Ireland. His wife's GUTELIUS, ARNDT, and SCHINDEL ancestors can be traced several more generations into France, Belgium, and Germany. John M. HOOVER (HUBER) was born 27 April 1817 in Landisville, Lancaster Co., Pa. and died 1 Feb 1892 in Harrison Twp., Wells Co., Ind. He married Mary M. KEMP, the daughter of Solomon KEMP and Magdelena BAKER, 10 Sep 1841 in Dayton, Ohio. John M. HOOVER's ancestors can be traced to a number of early Swiss Mennonite settlers of Lancaster Co., Pa. Have large PAF and Family Tree Maker databases- will exchange GEDCOM files. Terry L. McAfee Feb 22 1997

HELVIE/ROOF

Am interested in corresponding with anyone researching, or having knowledge of, the surnames of HELVIE and ROOF. Both families lived in the Poneta area in the mid to late 1800s. Looking to correspond with any decendants of Howard M. Helvie, who passed away near Poneta on October 20, 1888. Known children were: William, Ollie, Martha Ellen, John, Jennie and Lizzie.
Robert J. Weller Mar 1 1997

EISENHART

I am looking for info on Ferdinand (Fred) Eisenhart. He was listed in the 1900 Wells Co. Indiana census along with his wife Sarah and son Martin F.(born ca.1898). I know that Sarah died in Cleveland,Ohio in 1930.What happened to Fredinand and his son Martin? These men are my grandfathers and any help is welcome. Thank you.
Shirlene F. Wright Feb 6 1997

SOWARDS

Am looking for descendents of John Sowards b 3/3/1815 d 2/5/1880 and Sarah Sowards b 9/11/1815 d 2/24/1911. The family moved to Wells County from Ohio in 1865. Their 13 children: Wesley 5/29/1837-5/26/1887; Rosanna 4/11/1839-3/26/1928; Robert 9/20/1840-11/23/1884; William 11/13/1842-12/4/1929; Thomas Jefferson 2/10/1844-12/10/1922 (my great-grandfather); James 8/15/1845-8/4/1864; Nancy 6/27/1847-11/13/1890; Mary Jane 3/21/1849-12/24/1937; Sarah Ellen 4/18/1851-3/12/1937; Albert 1/22/1853-2/1933; John McKinney 6/25/1858-1939; Warren 4/12/1860-1860; Thomas Jefferson Sowards married Rachel Dailey and had six children: Lydia Sowards Nash, Ida Sowards Sweeney, Odessa Sowards Nash, Emma Dailey Sowards Lindeman, John Sowards and Joseph Sowards.
Lois Medders Feb 5 1997

WOLFGANG/FOUST/GROVER/TAYLOR/STAVER/STOTLER/CARROLL /WILSON

I am seeking the previous surnames. My gggrandfather William Henry WOLFGANG d:23 April 1901, Jackson Twp., Wells Co., IN; believe he was born PA; m.Mary FOUST, 17 Sept. 1844 Huntington Co., IN; Mary was believe to been born in Ohio; she d.21 July 1912;they are buried at the Batson Cemetery, Jackson Twp., Wells Co.; had children: George W., Jonathan Henry, Jacob, Sarah Ann, Rachel E., John Adam, William Henry (all born in Wells Co). George and Jacob came to Michigan but believe the other siblings remained in Indiana. Jonathan Henry m. Laura Alice TAYLOR; Sarah Ann m. William T. FOUST; John Adam m. Mary C. CARROLL; William Henry m. Ida M. WILSON; George m. Mary W. GROVER; Jacob m. Mary Margaret STAVER. Would appreciate any info, particularly on Sarah Ann (WOLFGANG)& William FOUST, Rachel E.(WOLFGANG) & ? STOTLER, John Adam & Mary C.(CARROLL) WOLFGANG, William H. & Ida (WILSON)WOLFGANG, Laura Alice (Taylor) WOLFGANG. Thank you, Gini.
Gini Pumford Mar 17 1997

CAMPBELL, SNYDER

My great grandparents, James Young CAMPBELL and Mary SNYDER CAMPBELL were married in Wells Co., IN December 13, 1846. I am extremely interested in finding the parents of James. I have quite a bit of information of Mary Snyder's family which I would be willing to share. Any information will be greatly appreciated.
Barbara Sample Schuler Mar 22 1997

GERBER

For Wells County connection My family comes from Bern, Indiana. Family surnames include: Gerber, Habegger, Neuenschwander, Sonnenberg, Sprunger, Liechty, etc. I am trying to find information on a Benjamin Gerber who married an Isabelle Schwartz in the around 1900-1909 in Indiana. Benjamin's father, I think, was Christian J. Gerber. I would like to follow this Gerber lineage back to Switzerland as far as possible. Benjamin and Isabelle had 3 children, Christian Edward, Florence and Frances. Benjamin was a member of the Evangelical Reform Church in Veracruz, Indiana. Isabelle's Mother was Marie Suter and Isabelle was a member of the Christian Apostolic Church. Christian married Harriet Louise Habegger and had Eric Ross Gerber. Harriet and Christian met at the Reform church in Veracruz. Eric Ross Gerber married Helen Marie Anderson. Eric and Helen had me, Anthony Rian "Tony" Gerber and Todd Cristian Gerber. Any information related to the Gerber's would be greatly apprectiated.
Tony Gerber Mar 23 1997

DENNEY

Seeking information on WALTER DENNEY family. Walter b.1820 md in Jefferson Co., Ohio 1842 a Mary ?Owens. Walter Denney family was found 1860 census in Allen Co., IN. Walter and Mary are buried at the Haverstock Cemetery, Zanesville, IN. Would welcome any info pertaining to this family and related lines. Thank you.
Patricia Denney Mar 23 1997

SHAFFER, PENCE

I am seeking information on Hynophia Willadene SHAFFER, b. September 19, 1933; Shirley Lou SHAFFER, b. January 8, 1935; and Ronald Leon SHAFFER, b. April 10, 1936. They were the children of Franklin Glenn SHAFFER, b. August 21, 1887, and Mary Martha Bonetta PENCE, b. December 18, 1910. When Frank died on September 15, 1949, his obituary stated that his widow and the above mentioned children were living in Bluffton, IN. I would appreciate any information that
Mark Shaffer Mar 29 1997

MATHENY/STOWE/WILSON/GIBSON

Looking for children of William Nathan MATHENY (1831-1876) and Mary Eleanor Stowe (1835-aft 1882). Two oldest daughters lived in Wells and Jay counties. They are: Orpha Matheny (b. 1854 & married 1871 in Wells county to Washington Gibson). Also Mary Matheny (b. 1856, she married Mr. Wilson and was dead before 1933. The other Matheny children were: Louella Zilpha (1858-1933), Ida Estella (1861-1932), Charles H. T. (b. 1863 & dead before 1933), Nina L. (b. 1863 & d. 1950). Any help greatly appreciated.
Laurie Smith Mar 30 1997

WARING

Do you have any information on Lawrence C. Waring b. 1861 Greenville, Darke County, Ohio. I think he lived in Bluffton around 1900 to 1930. He was buried in Columbus, MS, 1 Jun 1932, on the lot with his mother and father, but I don't think he lived there before his death. If you have any other Warings in that area, I would like info on all. Thanks.
libba Apr 2 1997

HARVEY, ELLIS

We are trying to connect a birth to a marriage. Marriage in Wells Co late in 1860 of John HARVEY TO Martha Ellis. Do you have any idea whom we can find to do some searching for us to connect a Cyrus HARVEY b 11 Nov. 1861 to John & Martha? Is there an index to the Indiana 1870 census? Thank you. We are new to a computer, let alone the Internet, and would appreciate your help with the marriage and if you know who would be good to contact. Thank you.
Barbara Harvey Apr 2 1997

JONES, CLOUD, BATSON, DUNHAM, BEARD

Madison JONES was born about 1827 in Clinton Co OH, married Margaret CLOUD 1850, was in Wells Co 1860 & 1880, not found on the 1850 or 1870 census. He had Alice mar Benjamin BATSON stayed in Wells Co, Ann mar Hardy DUNHAM, nothing known of her, Isaac, my great granddad, Mary mar Thomas BEARD, & Thomas. Margaret died & he mar Sarah Ann, had Allen, Florence, Rulla A & Albert who mar Nancy BEARD. Madison was s/o Daniel & Susanna Garner. WHAT happened to Madison, where & when did he die?? Willing to exchange info.
Peggy Heard Apr 2 1997

CRUMLEY

CRUMLEY'S in Wells County Indiana. Looking for descendants of Thomas Crumley, b. 1807 (OH) and Elizabeth Davis b. 1813 (MD).
Cheryl Crumley Wall Apr 3 1997

NASH, KLEINKNIGHT

I am trying to locate my family lines through my paternal grandparents: Wilford George Nash born in Wells County in 1887 and Artha Vera Kleinknight born in Wells County in 1895. My dad is Robert Melvin Nash also born in Wells County in 1936.
Jonny Nash Thompson Apr 10 1997

CHRISTMAN/GROSSMAN

Frederick CHRISTMAN b. 01 Jun 1828 Odessa, Germany died 04 May 1897 Bluffton, Indiana buried Fairview Cem. Lancaster Twp. Wells Co., Indiana owned a Bakery Business in Bluffton married Charoltte Stape first then Catherine GROSSMAN 25 Mar 1855 Wabash Co., Indiana had: 1. Frank CHRISTMAN 2. John CHRISTMAN 3. George Frederick CHRISTMAN Catherine GROSSMAN has half-brother Frederick GROSSMAN my GGF. Looking for any information on this family and descendents.
Donald W. Grossman Apr 11 1997

CONNET/CONNETT/YAUGHER/YAUGER/YOUGHER

PLEASE! Would like to correspond with anyone who has the family names of CONNET,CONNETT,YAUGHER,YAUGER,YOUGHER or any other variations in spelling that lived in Wells County,IN or surrounding counties at any time.
Lynn Proud Apr 23 1997

STOGDILL

I am searching for a connection Between Anthony Stogdill who was the father of Christopher M. Stogdill who was married in Wells Co, in 1869. He died in 1920 and is buried in the Bethel Cem. in Harrison Twp. and George Washington Stogdill 1862-1950. He had 5 chldren, the youngest being James W. Stogdill, who was the president of the Old First Natl Bank when he retired in 1968.
Baumann, Mary Lou Apr 23 1997

MINNICH/WRIGHT/HARROLD/IRWIN/BLACK

MINNICH, Jacob: Born 26 July 1814 Clark Co OH, married 29 June 1835 Christian EBERSOLE in Clark Co, moved to Wells Co 1836, died 2 Feb 1907 & buried in the Batson Cemetery. Jacob had children: John, Phoebe married Peter WRIGHT, Sarah married George HARROLD, Mary M married Wm IRWIN, Peter & William Michael married Margaret Susan BLACK. Jacob was a son of Peter & Magdalena GARVER, both died in Clark Co OH. Willing to share & exchange information.
Peggy Heard Apr 23 1997

STOUT

Looking for information on the Stout Family of Wells County. Gerald Stout (1895-1970) Samuel Stout(1857-1932) and Lewis Stout (?) Any Help Appreciated. Also Rolli Stout (?)
Jerry D StoutApr 24 1997, updated Dec 16 1998

LEDBETTER

Seeking information on James LEDBETTER b.8/29/1812, d.12/27/1891 and Rachel LEDBETTER b.8/3/1815, d.10/19/1895. They are buried in the Murray Cemetery, Lancaster Township, Wells County, IN. Is James a brother to Wesley LEDBETTER who was born in North Carolina and moved to Wayne County, Indiana circa 1827?
Jennifer Russell Apr 25 1997

WOLFGANG/WOLFGONG

The 1850 Jackson Twp., Wells Co., IN Census lists a George WOLFGONG and a Henry WOLFGANG; can anyone give me further information on these two?
The 1860 Wayne Twp., Hamilton Co., IN Census lists Emanuel WOLFGANG on page 120, can anyone provide further details on Emanuel? Thank You, Gini
Gini Pumford Apr 26 1997

HECKMAN/HICKMAN/ROTHGEB

I am researching all HECKMAN/HICKMAN and my branch came to Indiana about 1850. The father, Jacob Heckman settled in Huntington County, but one son, David was in Wells County. Some are buried in Markle Cemetery and in other Wells cemeteries. Couldn't find where David is buried. Any and all HECKMAN researchers, please contact me. I am also researching info on JOSEPH ROTHGEB. Two of his daughter married into the HECKMAN family. Kathy in NW Indiana
Kathy Heckman Apr 28 1997

ROBERTS, WALKER

I'm looking for Jonathon Roberts married Miriam Walker When 1840's She is burried in Stahl Cemetery. She born 1812 died 10/8/1887. Son George born Jun 1846 died 1930 married Louie Ann Burgess Nov. 10, 1877. She died 1930. They had 6 children Bryon 8/1878, Bertha 5/1884 Bert 5/1884 Lydia 6 1870 Nellie Blanche March 8, 1895 and Bessie (unknown)
Robert Maus May 6 1997

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