Belmont County, Ohio

Posted Queries for March 1997



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STEPHENS posted by Joan Bailey on Saturday, March 1, 1997

STEPHENS - Seeking info on Samuel STEPHENS, b. 23 Feb 1832, in Belmont Co. OH. I don't have any info on his parents, brothers or sisters. Joan Bailey

HASSE posted by Judith Ashbaugh Drake on Saturday, March 1, 1997

HASSE - HASSE I have a copy of the funeral arrangements for my great-grandmother who died in Bridgeport, Belmont County in 1928. The minister's name appears to be Reverend F. W. HASSE. Can anyone provide an information as to what denomination this minister might have been? It appears that the funeral was in the home of the deceased.

JENKINS posted by Luana Halliday on Saturday, March 1, 1997

Jenkins, Coulter - Researching the family of Elizabeth JENKINS, b. 12-1826 in Belmont Co. Her fathers name was Evan and her mother was Catherine (maiden name unknown). She married William Coulter on 12-1844 in Clinton Co. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

CRAWFORD, SIMPSON, WILLIAM posted by Carol Pomeroy on Sunday, March 2, 1997

CRAWFORD, WILLIAM F. - I am looking for William F. CRAWFORD. He was born in 1805 and married Harriet who was born in 1813 and died in Bridgeport, Ohio in 1868. They had 6 children: Mary born 1839; David born 1841; Hamilton born 1843; Henry born 1845; Melinda born 1849; and William B. was born April 5, 1852 in Bridgeport, Ohio and married Fannie SIMPSON in 1881 in Bridgeport, Ohio and died in 1911 in Blaine, Ohio. William B. Crawford was the postmaster in Blaine in 1889.

BELLO, DOLAN posted by Brenda Tanner on Sunday, March 2, 1997

DOLAN - I am searching for information on John DOLAN and his son Bernard Joseph DOLAN. Bernard was born in Wheeling on December 4, 1899. His mother was Estella Seigh. She was from Johnstown PA. Bernard Joseph DOLAN had 3 children. Bernard Joseph DOLAN Jr. born June 1st 1924. His Mother was Louise BELLO from Yorkville Ohio. Bernard J. DOLAN's other children were: Tempe M. Dolan born January 24, 1941 and Brenda J. DOLAN born June 26th 1943.Their mother was Virginia Mae Groppe.She and the girls were born in Martins Ferry, Belmont Co. Ohio.

DUFF, MATHERS, POWERS posted by Marta Hurst on Tuesday, March 4, 1997

MATHERS - Eliza MATHERS was born May 28, 1820 in Belmont County, Ohio and had a brother named James MATHERS born January 21, 1800 in Belmont County, Ohio. James married a Margaret Ann DUFF on March 30, 1836 in Belmont County, Ohio. Margaret died August 11, 1840 and James brought their daughter, Mary Emeline MATHERS born October 4, 1838, and his sister, Eliza, to Buchanan County, Missouri. James died May 3, 1884 in Missouri. Eliza married Henry F. POWERS on January 28, 1849 in Buchanan County, MO. Eliza died April 10, 1898 in Wallace, MO. ANY INFORMATION/ADVICE on the Mathers and their parents/ancestry WELCOME! THANKS! Marta Hurst wayfarergenesis@worldnet.att.net

HARBIN, MARIS, PERKINS, THORNTON posted by Robert D. King on Wednesday, March 5, 1997

PERKINS, HARBIN, MARIS, THORNTON - Seeking any information on: Reuben PERKINS b. 1767 Md. d.8 April 1816 Belmont Co. Rachel MARIS b. 22 Dec. 1783 Belmont Co. m. John HARBIN their son Samuel Obadiah HARBIN m. Ann THORNTON

COX posted by Otis Anderson on Thursday, March 6, 1997

COX - John & Rachel COX & children were Quakers and members of Concord and Stillwater MM. They lived in Belmont Co. from 1806 to 1831. Rachel moved to Springfield MM, Ind in 1831. Does anyone have any further information on this family? AZCL64A@prodigy.com

BOGGS, COEN posted by Cynthia Boggs on Thursday, March 6, 1997

BOGGS, COEN - I am looking for any information regarding Boggs, Ezekel, Reuben or Howard Coen, Bessie Lorena.

MOOR, MOORE, YOST posted by Holly Gerber on Thursday, March 6, 1997

MOORE - Mordki MOORE :Am searching for Mardki MOORE family.He was possibly born in England and married Anna YOST born in New Jersey.Their children included Azar (Ezriah), Peter,John,Amos,Jessey,Ann and Sarah B. MOORE.Sarah B. MOORE was born 31 Jan.1816 and married Lewis Decker on 1 March 1838.They resided in Guernsey Co. The Ohio census records for Belmont Co. list a Mordeci MOORE/ MOOR but I can find no information on him.

BUCKINGHAM, LEWIS, LIKES, MILER, ORR posted by Twylah Lemargie on Thursday, March 6, 1997

LIKES BUCKINGHAM LEWIS ORR - I am looking for for info on the following: Phillip LIKES:b.1797 PA, d.1864 Clarke Co.IA. m.abt.1817 OH, and settled in Belmont Co.until 1853. I would like info on his parents: Phillip and Susannah LIKES. Phillip II m.Providence LEWIS:b.1792 MD, d.1863 IA.I have no further info on her. They had 13 children:1 was Joshua LIKES b.1818 Belmont Co.OH, m.Louisa BUCKINGHAM: b.1821 OH. 1 child, Minerva Lillian LIKES:b.1840 Belmont Co. m.1st Jake MILER. He died and she m.1876 Clarke Co. IA, Ephraim Lewis ORR. He is my 3g grandfather, and I was told they were related...how? So far I haven't been able to make a connection. Any help much appreciated, Please respond by email. Dated 5 March 1997.

COFFIELD, DENHAM, MARTIN, PORTERFIELD, STITT, WETZEL posted by Bill Coffield on Saturday, March 8, 1997

COFFIELD, MARTIN, WETZEL, DENHAM, PORTERFIELD, STITT, McKIRAHAN, and others adjoining. - I am trying to verify that my GGGGF, Benajah (correct spelling) MARTIN was, in fact a descendant of Absolom MARTIN, founder of Martins Ferry. I have nothing but some indications over time that this is true, but I'd like to get some documentation. My GGGF, Adam COFFIELD first married Ruth WETZEL, dau. of Martin WETZEL (s/o Capt. John Wetzel) After her death, Adam then married Sarah MARTIN (d/o Benajah)and after Adam's death Sarah married a Lewis WETZEL (not the famous indian fighter, but a nephew). I want to determine, not only the ancestry of Benajah MARTIN, but, if possible the parents of this Lewis WETZEL. Both lines remain incomplete. I have miles of COFFIELD and related family lists. Happy to share.

BLEW, WOODRUFF posted by Tim Ciccone on Sunday, March 9, 1997

WOODRUFF, BLEW - Anna M WOODRUFF and William Seeley BLEW were two residents of Martin's Ferry, Belmont Co., OH born 1863 and 1858 respectively. They eventually married. I am looking for both their parents.

FORD, GILHAM posted by Liz Hazer-Prohaska on Sunday, March 9, 1997

GILHAM, FORD - Researching the family of Lewis GILHAM b abt 1801. His son Thomas GILHAM b abt 1839 OH d 1924 Belmont Co, OH m 14 Nov 1860 Belmont Co., OH Sarah Ann FORD b 1842 OH d 1866 Belmont Co, OH. Sarah Ann FORD's mother was Ann ? b abt 1810 OH. Would like to find the wife and parents of Lewis GILHAM and the husband and parents of Ann ?. Any help is appreciated. Liz Hazer-Prohaska

ARRICK, MCMURRAY posted by A. Mathis on Wednesday, March 12, 1997

McMURRAY; ARRICK - Need parents of Isabelle McMURRAY,b. 14 APR 1817,PA,d. 11 SEP 1853,Belmont Co., OH, married 16 NOV 1837 Belmont Co., OH to John Henry ARRICK, Jr,b.17 JUN 1812, Belmont OH. Ch. Elizabeth, James, Price Steen,Ortho Hedge,Converse Stone, Andrew, John Henry II, Robert A. (my ggr father) and Isaac

CALLIERE, WALKER posted by Dorothy Wharton on Wednesday, March 12, 1997

WALKER - WALKER, Richard, b 1807, England; m to CALLIERE, Mary, parents of Harriet Ann Walker, b Belmont,Ohio, 1850, any information.

MELLOTT, MOORE, MOOSE, PITTMAN posted by Linda Moore Garrett on Thursday, March 13, 1997

MOORE PITTMAN MELLOTT MOOSE - Moore, Moose Mellott, Pittman New email address to an old query Linda Garrett

ATKINSON, BROWN, MCCLURE posted by Cindy Eikamp on Friday, March 14, 1997

MCCLURE - McClure. Looking for any McClures in Belmont County. James MCCLURE died 1816 according to probate court records. His wife was Eva McClure. Children, probably 5 of them, included Evannah married Robert ATKINSON 1826; Lewis married Sarah BROWN. Am having terrible time finding anything on James. Any ideas? ceikamp@btigate.com

CALVERT, JONES, SCOLES posted by Cindy Owens on Friday, March 14, 1997

SCOLES, CALVERT - Researching the SCOLES family of Belmont Co.,OH. George was deceased by 1833 when Elizabeth, his widow sold half od her land to her son Andrew. Andrews name is spelled Seals on the marriage licence. He & Hannah had 10 children, the first 9 born in Knox Co.,OH, the last in Adams Co.,IN. Have plenty to share on the descendants of this family. 1 George Scoles b: Abt 1770 d: Bef 1833 Belmont Co.,OH .+Elizabeth Unknown b: Abt 1770 d: Aft 1833 Belmont Co.,OH 2 Andrew Wesley Scoles b: May 21, 1799 Fredericksburg, MD d: Nov 10, 1855 Blue Creek Twp., Adams Co.,IN ....+Hannah Mercer Calvert b: Oct 22, 1796 poss. Centre Co.,PA m: Jul 10, 1819 Belmont Co.,OH d: Jul 2, 1882 Bloom City, Richland Co., WI Father: John CALVERT Mother: Esther JONES

LINCICOME posted by Joe Kell on Saturday, March 15, 1997

LINCICOME - I am researching the LINCICOME surname in Belmont Co.

COYNE, JOYCE posted by Jenny Lee on Saturday, March 15, 1997

JOYCE, COYNE - My great grandfather was Dudley Joyce b 1875 in Co. Galway Ireland, and settled in Bellaire, Belmont Co., Ohio. Dudley died in 1914 in Bellaire, and there was a large Catholic furneral. I would like to know if anyone has any information on Dudley. A copy of the obituary from a newspaper, any information on his family in Ireland? Dudley married Margaret Coyne of Tuam, Ireland. Sincerely, Jenny Lee

ARMSTRONG posted by Thomas C. Trafzer on Saturday, March 15, 1997

ARMSTRONG - Seeking information re Taggert Presbyterian Church Cemetery records. Gggggrandfather Robert Armstrong and spouse Rose Ann (Rosannah) buried there. Need info on hometown or parrish from which they came in County Tyrone, Ireland about 1800.

AMBLERS posted by Allison Pimlott on Sunday, March 16, 1997

AMBLERS - Mary AMBLERS pbrown@insync.net

CALVERT, JONES, MERCER, SCHOLES, SCOLES posted by Sue Sparkman on Sunday, March 16, 1997

SCHOLES / SCOLES, CALVERT - Looking for information on the family of GEORGE SCOLES/SCHOLES who died in Belmont Co., before 1833 when his wife ELIZABETH sold half of her 80 acres to thier son ANDREW. ANDREW married into another Belmont Co., family, when he married HANNAH MERCER CALVERT, daughter of JOHN CALVERT & ESTHER JONES. JOHN & ESTHER are both buried in Smith Twp., Belmont Co., Ohio. DID ANDREW have any siblings? Possibly a brother named, JOSHUA? On ANDREWS & HANNAH'S marraige license his surname is given as SEALS-we desc. know that this is a spelling error on the part of the clerk or informant. Any help on these lines would be greatly appreciated. E-mail me. SUE SPARKMAN 1526 BERKELEY DRIVE MANSFIELD, TEXAS 76063-2945 E-MAIL: SASPRK@aol.com or QBUR73A@prodigy.com

HARRIS, STARR, WHITE posted by Earline B. Stewart on Sunday, March 16, 1997

HARRIS, STARR, WHITE - Searching for the parents & siblings of Elizabeth Harris, she married Moses Starr 1806 Belmont Co. Elizabeth died abt 1819 Appreciate any help Thanks Earline

BISHOP, HARRIS posted by Daniel G. Bishop on Tuesday, March 18, 1997

HARRIS - Searching for any information on Jessie May HARRIS, b. 12 April 1881 Bridgeport, Belmont Co., OH., father, John Harris, b. either VA or NC; mother, unk., had two bro. on of whom was Ernest; married Dominick Daniel BISHOP 6 Sep 1902 in Sharpsburg (Pittsburgh vicinity). Have found two SOUNDEX listings: 1880 lists John W. HARRIS W-M,36,Va. in uniontown, Wheeling Twp, Belmont Co; wife, Rosa W-F, 23,OH; Ch. James 6, Harry 4 and Susan 1; unable to connect. 1900 lists Mary HARRIS W-F, 62, Pa. in Flushing Co., Belmont Co. w/ dau., Jessie W-F, 21, Oh. Request and information that would lead to identity of parents of subject, and any additional information concerning them.

KINKEAD posted by Phil Kinkead on Tuesday, March 18, 1997

KINKEAD - Kinkead, David circa 1800; married Elizabeth, later moved to Gurnsey County.

LEMMON posted by Eric Lemmon on Tuesday, March 18, 1997

LEMMON - I am looking for the cemetery where Wilson LEMMON is buried. He was the Postmaster at Colerain for many years, and he died on 14 January 1896 in Colerain. Please see query #B-101 for a query filed before I learned his death date.

BLACK, CHANNELL, MCCOY posted by Randy McCoy on Tuesday, March 18, 1997

MCCOY, CHANNELL - Request info on Nancy MCCOY CHANNELL May have moved to Bellaire, Belmont Cty, from Wirt Cty WV ca 1897 after husband Levi Channel died. She may have remarried to person named BLACK in Belmont Cty. Requesting any info, marriage, death, census 1900 and up , etc.

BENNETT, BUTLER, CLARY, HATTINGER, JEWELL, LAHEW, LEHEW, MCFADDEN, MOBLEY, VANNESS, VANNEST posted by Paul & Dora Clary on Wednesday, March 19, 1997

BUTLER, CLARY, HATTINGER,JEWELL, LEHEW, , MOBLEY, VANNEST. - Joshua JEWELL b. 1825 VA, married Elizabeth A. HATTINGER and moved to Belmont Co., OH. William B. JEWELL married 3 Dec 1882 to Sarah Alice BUTLER. Thomas BUTLER b. 1826 married Margaret LAHEW. John JEWELL b. 22 Jun 1891 Temperanceville, OH married 25 May 1912 Emma BENNETT. Bertha JEWELL b 2 Nov 1914 married 19 Sep 1936 a Carl CLARY. Timothy MCFADDEN b. 1803 VA married an Elizabeth (?). Jacob MCFADDEN married a Millie Ann VANNESS and lived in Guernsey Co., OH. Peter VANNEST married an Elizabeth MOBLEY.

BARNHOUSE, BRANNON, FEAGANS, HELMICK, HELMS, MOORE, MORRIS, STARCHER, WEBB posted by Ann Moore on Wednesday, March 19, 1997

MOORE, BARNHOUSE, HELMS, MORRIS, BRANNON, FEAGANS, STARCHER, HELMICK, WEBB - MOORE John MOORE and wife, Mary BARNHOUSE MOORE settledin Belmont Co., OH in 1835. They were the parents of Julia who m. Mordiciah MORRIS; Jonathan who m. Mary BRANNON, Jahue m. Virginia FEAGANS, Emily m. Daniel STARCHER, Samuel J. m. Mary Jane HELMICK and Ellizabeth m. Jonas WEBB. This family moved to Belmont Co. with Daniel Helms and his wife, Deborah BARNHOUSE HELMS. Deborah was sister to Mary BARNHOUSE MOORE.

DROZDOWSKI, LEOCADIA, STANLEY, WISNIEWSKI posted by Debbie A. Owens on Wednesday, March 19, 1997

DROZDOWSKI - DROZDOWSKI, STANLEY married a WISNIEWSKI, LEOCADIA on October 17, 1911 probably at St. Laislaus church because they only spoke Polish and that is where their first child was baptized. St. Ladislaus was in Wheeling ,WV. Is it possible that they would cross from Bellaire to Wheeling to attend a Polish speaking church in 1911? Was it feasible to get ther in areasonable amount of time on a Sunday morning? I called the diocese office and they told me that the records for St. Ladislaus were now stored at St. Alphonsus. Could anyone tell me how to do an inquiry for this marriage record?

DAY posted by Jim MIles on Thursday, March 20, 1997

DAY - My ggf and ggm John Day and Clara Harris were living in Somerset Township, I believe in Somertown when my Grand- mother, Alice Rae (Day) Benjamin was born. Feb. 6th 1881. I am not sure if John and Clara were married here or if they moved here. Any information would be very much appreciated.

BALDERSON, BALDERSTON, HARDESTY, HATCHER posted by John Tipps on Saturday, March 22, 1997

BALDERSTON,BALDERSON,HATCHER,HARDESTY I am searching for the father of Sarah BALDERSON b.1819 in OH.who married Obediah HATCHER 2-14-1849 in Belmont Co. OH.Obediah was the son of John HATCHER b.1777 in Loudoun Co VA d.10-21-1839.in Union Twsp.Belmont Co.John was married to CASSANDER Hardesty b.1786 d.1852 in Belmont Co.She was the daughter of Obediah HARDESTY b.1758 d.1830 in Belmont Co. Sarah BALDERSON was the second wife of Obediah HATCHER and had a son Thomas HATCHER ,etc. I have traced a Quaker family of Balderston's to Belmont Co. but cannot find her father.

JUSTUS, SHEPHERD posted by Graham Justus on Sunday, March 23, 1997

SHEPHERD, Mary Jane and JUSTUS, Graham - Marriage date of Mary Jane Shepherd of Goshen Township, Belmont County to Graham Justus of Xenia, Ohio. She is the daughter of Ralph and Mary Shepherd, also of Goshen Township. Her brother is William Shepherd, also of Goshen Township.

MERRITT posted by Rebecca Armstrong Merritt on Sunday, March 23, 1997

MERRITT - MERRITT I'm looking for information on a JOHN MERRITT b.1795 in Belmont Co.Ohio. He moved to Wayne Co. Indiana in 1820 then to Hendricks Co.,Indiana in 1830. His first marriage was to Nancy Scott on May 28, 1831. They had children; Nancy ( b.1831 ), Mary ( b. 1833 ) and Luculous called Cullus ( b. 1834 ). Anything about him or his parents would be so helpful!

BELL, HARDESTY, LAMB posted by Roger Cox on Monday, March 24, 1997

HARDESTY,LAMB,BELL - HARDESTY I am looking for descendants of Richard HARDESTY B: 1751 England? D: 1847 Belmont County M: Mary LAMB Children: John Hardesty B: 1791 D: 1870 M: Mary BELL, Richard Jr., Samuel, Ralph? Richard HARDESTY Sr. may be a brother to Obediah HARDESTY of Belmont County. Both served in Rev. War.

LINGO, MCFADDEN, WESTBROOK posted by Debbie Adams on Wednesday, March 26, 1997

WESTBROOK, LINGO, MCFADDEN - WESTBROOK, Lemuel b. Jan 13, 1833 (place unknown) m. Mar 10, 1846 Belmont Cty to: Elizabeth (LINGO) d. Aug 4, 1898 Monroe Cty? Gave issue to: 8 children son: Alfred Asbury married Mary Elizabeth (McFADDEN) Searching for Lemuel WESTBROOK's parents and siblings.

KINNEY, MYERS, WARNOCK, WATT posted by Robert J. Warnock on Wednesday, March 26, 1997

WARNOCK - Searching for the information on the descendants of Robert WARNOCK b. 1880, d. 1899 in Warnock, Belmont Co., OH. He married Nancy McNIECE b. 1829, d. 1901. They are buried in the Warnock Cemetery. Their children were: James b. 29 Oct 1847 m. Viola KINNEY John McNiece Sarah Eleanor William Thomas m. Allizana WATT Samuel Boyd m. Cora MYERS Edith Jemima Elizabeth Robert Lee Any one researching this line? I would appreciate any information you have to offer and am willing to exchange information. Please respond by email. dated 3/26/97

VALENTINE, VISNOSKI, WISNEWSKI, WISNIEWSKI posted by Debbie A. Owens on Thursday, March 27, 1997

WISNIEWSKI/WISNEWSKI/VISNOSKI - WISNIEWSKI,VALENTINE-Died in a mining disaster in Belmont Co. in 1910.I know they lived in or around Short Creek,WV or Bellaire,OH from 1906 to 1910. Married to a Franiska in Warsaw, Poland. Emmigrated through Baltimore in 1906

PENN, ROBINSON posted by Nona Thompson on Friday, March 28, 1997

ROBINSON/PENN - ROBINSON, PENN. William Robinson was living in Belmont Co. Ohio in 1850. He was born 1779 Delaware. Wife Elizabeth b. 1785 VA. Daughter Mary Ann Jane married Joseph Penn. Son William Joseph Robinson. Moved from Belmont Co. to Van Buren Co. Iowa and died in 1855. Will names a granddaughter Mary Elizabeth Williams. Like to correspond with anyone about this family.

posted by Debbie A. Owens on Saturday, March 29, 1997

Mining DISASTERS - Anyone have any resources on how to go about looking up mining disasters or deaths occuring in the mines in 1910. The death may have happened in Ohio or across the river in West Virginia. I have birth certificates for children from Bellaire,OH and Beech Bottom and Short Creek, WV. I don't know where to start.

HINDERLONG, STOCKDALE, STOCKDILL, STOGDALE, STOGDILL posted by Maidie Strellman on Saturday, March 29, 1997

HINDERLONG -STOCKDALE (STOCKDILL,STOGDALE) - HINDERLONG-STOCKDALE(STOGDILL, STOGDALE) John Swartz HINDERLONG b. May 1817 and wife Sarah STOCKDALE. Resided Belmont Co l854 to 1866 when children born. Sarah died l866-1877. Where? Any info on John S Hinderlong needed. Where born and prior residence?

DAWSON, MERCER, MORRISON posted by Linda Herrnstein on Monday, March 31, 1997

DAWSON, MERCER - DAWSON,MERCER: Seeking info re Darling DAWSON b. ca 1740 Tyson Co., Ireland, d. 1834 Monroe Co., O., m. 23 Oct 1781 Mary MERCER b. 1752, dau of Moses and Diana MORRISON MERCER. Mary died 5 July 1828 in Belmont Co., Ohio and was buried about two miles west of Jacobsburg at what was known as Fisher's Meeting House. Can anyone verify this info or supply details about this family while they were in Belmont Co.? linherrn@bright.net

DAWSON, MOORE posted by Linda Herrnstein on Monday, March 31, 1997

MOORE, DAWSON - MOORE, DAWSON: Holly Gerber, please contact me at linherrn@bright.net. Have info re Mordeca MOORE b. 1788 Montgomery Co., MD. Also have info re Sarah MOORE, dau of Azor and Sarah DAWSON Moore. Maybe we can help each other straighten some of these Moores out!


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