Belmont County, Ohio

Posted Queries for November 1997



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BOGGS posted by Debbie Bailey on Sunday, November 2, 1997

I am interested in locating any information on my ancestors.  Francis Boggs, DOB 05-17-1807, who was born in St. Clairsville and later married Evelina Martin, DOB 03-03-1816, who was born in Tyler County West Virgina. Alexander Boggs, DOB 10-14-1766, was the father of Francis Boggs and was living in Belmont County in the early 1800's. I would appreciate any information on their families that you might be able to find. 

BRIGHT, HOWERTH posted by Karen Mitchell on Sunday, November 2, 1997

I am looking for inf on John Howerth and Elizabeth Bright who were married 29 Aug 1850 and their family and hopefully, parents. Their dau, Sarah Ellen Howerth was b 9 Aug 1851 at Bellaire.

GIBBENS, GIBBON, GIBBONS posted by Jim Gibbens on Saturday, November 8, 1997

I would like any information on Asahel GIBBENS/GIBBONS/GIBBON and/or anyone with the same surname in Belmont County between the years 1800-1820. Asahel was born in 1799 in Pennsylvania and is listed on the !820 Federal Census in the Somerset Twp. area.  My address is jgibbens.clnk.com

PARKER posted by M. Spencer on Saturday, November 8, 1997

Stumped!  I am a descendant of William PARKER, born Feb.29, 1812 in Belmont County, Ohio.  William married Mary Polly Collins, born Dec.5, 1813 also born in Belmont County, Ohio.  Mary's parents were Elijah Collins and Mary Collins.  William's parents' names are unknown but it is known that his father was born in PA and his mother was born in Ohio.  William and Mary left Belmont Cty around 1849-50 and moved to Hamblen Township, Indiana.  I am wanting Mary Collins' maiden name and William's parents' names.  Email me with any information at mspencer@montego.com

BARNES, MCCUNE, MCDONALD posted by Suzanne (Boggs) Andrews on Sunday, November 9, 1997

BARNES, George (b. 7/20/1856m d, 1/12/1924) md. Alwilda MCCUNE (b. 3/26/1839, d. 6/12/1923)  Children: Edward, William, John, Lulu Myrtle, Nora May, Bertha, Ethel, and Hazel Barnes Father: William Barnes b. in Ohio.  No other information known. Siblings of George: Henry, Wilson, and a sister who married William MCDONALD.  Any informtion on this family would be greatly appreciated. Thank you.

MATSON, REEDER posted by Patricia Bruce Topeka, Kansas on Wednesday, November 19, 1997

REEDER, MATSON; John REEDER married Rachel MATSON in Belmont, Co., Ohio July 22, 1830.  In 1850 they lived in Jacobsburg,  Belmont Co., with children Enos, Lavina, William, Nancy, Isaac, Elisabeth and Electa. John remarried in 1852 and had children John A., Mary and Martha with his second wife. Who were the parents of John and Rachel , where were they born and where did John go after 1852?.  When did Rachel die and is she buried in Belmont Co? Thanks for your help.  If you need any further information, please let me know.

CRAIG, DRAKE, HAYMAN, HYMAN, WALLACE posted by Kitty Visnich on Wednesday, November 19, 1997

I am the greatgrandaughter of John Elmer and Eliza Jane (Drake) WALLACE John was born in Belmont Co. in 1867 the son of Nathaniel and Mary Ann (Craig) WALLACE. Need info on CRAIG line and DRAKE line as well. The families lived in Meade Township around Wegee and Dillies Bottom. Were mostly farmers and coal miners. I have names of the WALLACE siblings but are to many to list. Eliza Jane is the daughter of Samuel and Ellen/Eleanor (HAYMAN/HYMAN) DRAKE. They moved to Belmont County from WVa. They were also still listed on the census in 1900. If you feel there is any connection please contact me at my e-mail address

HARLAN posted by Darcy Ross on Wednesday, November 19, 1997

Hi, my gr.gr.gr.grandfather's name was Daniel HARLAN and he was married in Belmont Co. in 1824. If you have any information on him I would really appreciate it. Thanks,

SELLS posted by Jason Hanson on Saturday, November 22, 1997

I am looking for info on a Nathan Grant SELLS, who was born 9-1-1870, possibly in Belmont County, Ohio.

ADY posted by E. Eugene Perry on Saturday, November 22, 1997

Seeking info. re: Joseph ADY, b. 1784 MD, wife: Rachel, children: Joshua, Isaac Phebee, James and Sarah.  Descendents eventually settled in the eastern-OH/Belmont Co. area. 

PERRY posted by E. Eugene Perry on Saturday, November 22, 1997

Seeking info.Thomas PERRY, b. 1811? PA?, wife: Elizabeth, children: Samuel b. 1839 OH, Benjamin b. 1841 OH,  Thomas b. 1834 OH, James C. b. 1844 OH, and Charles b. 1848 OH.  Descendents settled in the Martins Ferry-area. 

PITTMAN, PUGH, STUCKEY posted by Victoria D. Sulpher on Sunday, November 23, 1997

    Samuel Pugh  married Sarah Pittman abt 1915 had abt 14 children and hired a Nancy Jane Stuckey as a housekeeper to help Sarah with all the children. Mean while Nancy had 6 children by Samuel while living with the Pughs. Does anyone know when Nancy died and where she is buried? This was in Washington Twp, Belmont Co. Thanks for any info.    Vicki

KIRK posted by George M. Goldring on Friday, November 28, 1997

KIRK, Nathan Belmont Co. need siblings and parents, only known facts are: married Townsend, Amelia 29 Sept 1813 at St Clairsville. Appreciate all help. 

DRIVER, DUVALL posted by Mrs Marjorie M Matzen on Friday, November 28, 1997

My g. grandmother was Leah DUVALL, m. Gideon DRIVER and at least their first six children were b. in Belmont Co.  they owned land in Belmont Co. and were listed on the census in 1830.  In 1842 left and moved to Greene Co., Pa.  Who were Leah's parents? Siblings? Were Gideon and Leah m. in Belmont Co?  Marjorie M. Matzen

TROUT posted by Richard A. Moore on Friday, November 28, 1997

In my research on the Trout family from NJ>OH>KS I have come across a John Trout in Richland Twp in 1820 (p. 216); 1830 (p. 233); 1840 (p. 120).  Believe this entry to be the same person since the age seems to advance appropriately over the years.  I don't find any further entries for him in Belmont county.  Does anyone know where this John Trout came from?  My direct line is the Trouts in Brown co, OH (Peter, John, and Morris) who came out from Monmouth co, NJ but I would surely like to identify this Trout as he is very likely related.  I do have other information about the NJ Trouts in OH which I will be glad to share.

MOORE posted by Ralph C. Weiss on Friday, November 28, 1997

I'm looking for ancestors of Josiah Seth MOORE, b.Apr 03,1839, Martins Ferry, father Joseph Moore, b.Aug 09,1809, d.Jul 18,1854,believed to be the son of Joseph [W] Moore original settler of Scotch Ridge [1799]. Need check of "Moore Family History" by Seawer your library.


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