Belmont County, Ohio

Posted Queries for August 1998



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TRACEY, TRACY posted by Beverly Altland on Sunday, August 2, 1998

Isaiah/Josaih TRACY/TRACEY b MD ca 1804 d Hellam Twp York PA 1874. m Anna FURRELL 1829 in York Pa. searching for his parents. A family of Tracy men left MD and went to Belmont Co. One of them Joshua arrived in Belmont co 1813 or after & lived on farm 1.25 m sw of Morristown. Could he be father? There is an estate record 1821 Belmont Co case #428 for Joshua-would there be any reference to desendents?

BECKETT posted by Jane Beckett on Sunday, August 2, 1998

Joseph Beckett, Smith Twp- B250, 261 of 1850 census. Where was he born? Does he have a marriage license in Belmont County? Children? Wife's name?

BECKETT posted by Jane Beckett on Sunday, August 2, 1998

Thomas Beckett, wife Sara. Are there death records? Are there records of children? Names of the children and birth years. Death records of the children.

HIBBS posted by Dan Cretors on Sunday, August 2, 1998

I am looking for information on the HIBBS Family who moved to Belmont County from Loudoun County, Virginia after 1813. Any information is appreciated.

BARCUS, COFFMAN, HENDERSON, SUTTON posted by Teri L. Garety on Sunday, August 2, 1998

Am looking for info on Wilson HENDERSON, b. 1835-d. 1917...m. to Dorcas BARCUS b. 1851 - d. 1885... Need names and dates of Wilson's parents. Entire family lived in or around St. Clairsville; possibly Harrisville, Harrison Cty. I am interested because it is the next step back in the chain!

HAINS, MCCORT posted by Hedges Hains on Sunday, August 2, 1998

I am looking for Daniel HAINS and his wife Matilda. They lived in the Barnesville area of Belmont Co. in the 1800's. Their son George C. Hains married Elizabeth McCort who was born in Ohio, probably Barnesville. The son had 6 children born in Ohio (4 boys and 2 girls). They lived in this area for at least 12 years from abt. 1866 to 1878 at which time Daniel probably died and they moved back to Fauquies Co. VA. If you have any knowledge of this family, please contact me. Thank you.

HAINES, HAINS posted by Hedges Hains on Sunday, August 2, 1998

Info. abt. the family of George Carlisle HAINS who lived in or near Barnesville 1865-1872. There were at least five children: John Cleveland Hains b. 1865, Robert Lee Hains b. 1866, William Walter Hains b.1872, George W. Hains b. 1876 and a daughter. They moved to Virginia in 1878. What twp. is Barnesville in??

MOORE, SHEPHERD posted by James H. Jessop on Sunday, August 2, 1998

MOORE - SHEPHERD Need proof of children of Jacob MOORE Jr. b. 1798 d. 17 Jan. 1870 who m. 12 Apr. 1818 Sarah SHEPHERD b. 9 May 1801 d. 11 July 1888. Need children and spouses they married. There were prob. at least 12 children. Family was in Wayne Twp. Belmont Co.

KEYSER posted by William David Menges on Sunday, August 2, 1998

I was born in Bellaire on Aug. 22, 1944. My grandfather, Thomas M. Keyser had two daughters: Margaret & Jane and one son, William (by a previous marriage) all born in Belmont Co. I am just starting Researching and would like any help. TIA Dave

KEYSER posted by William David Menges on Sunday, August 2, 1998

I am looking for the KEYSER family. My mother's maiden name was Margaret Wilson Keyser. Her father was Thomas M. Keyser. My mother was born on July 2, 1918. Any help will be appreciated. Dave

BAILEY, CREW, PATTERSON posted by Gregory Merrill on Sunday, August 2, 1998

Looking for information on Stephan Bailey, born in Belmont Co. in 1786 and married Talitha Patterson who was born in 1790. I know they had one child, Benjamin Bailey born 18 Nov 1812 in Belmont County, married Lucy Crew in Barnesville on 7th Aug 1834 and they had 13 children, Talitha, Eli, Phebe, Elizabeth, William Lamping, Sarah Ann, John D, Lewis, Stephan, Benjamin, Thomas, George and Issac Hover. Any information on parents of these children would be appreciated.

MILNER posted by Michael Milner on Sunday, August 2, 1998

I am seeking information / descendants of Edward MILNER who married (1) Sarah GRAMMER and (2) Jane UPDIKE. He came to Belmont Co., OH from Loudoun Co., VA before 1800. Edward ran a hotel west of Wheeling, and is on the 1830 Belomont, Union Twp census p.355. I am interested in corresponding with all descendants! Michael Milner

ARMSTRONG, JUMP, MARSHALL, NIXON posted by Jean Scarlott on Sunday, August 2, 1998

Seeking info on Love NIXON b. 1797 Belmont Co. mard 1821 Belmont Co. John JUMP b. 1797 Maryland. They resided Pease Twp. till their deaths. Who was Love NIXON parents,brothers,sisters? Well gladly share what I have on the JUMP.

ARMSTRONG, JUMP posted by Jean Scarlott on Sunday, August 2, 1998

Captola JUMP b. 1860 Belmont Co. d/o Sylvester JUMP and Mary COOK mard. 1878 in Belmont Co. Simon Brown Armstrong. b. 1851. Who was Simon's parents,brothers,and sisters?

ROWND posted by Carol Bodwell Warren. on Sunday, August 2, 1998

My great-grandfather was Albert McGinnis ROWND who was born in Barnesville, Ohio in 1855. He may have been the son of James Quincy Rownd who married Caroline Brown (b. 1817 and d. 1892). I have no information at all on my great-great grandfather. Great-grandfather Albert Rownd married Julia Dean Koontz in Yankton, South Dakota in 1883. Their youngest child Esther married my grandfather Burke Everett Bodwell Sr. My great-grandfather's siblings may have been James N. Rownd and Martha Rownd. I am particularly anxious to know complete birthdates and what their jobs were if known. My great-grandfather Albert ended up in South Dakota and lived his latter life in Arthur, Nebraska and died in Los Angeles. I am very grateful for ANY info on the Rownd family.

GILL, PATTON posted by Roberta Crossfield Weideman on Sunday, August 2, 1998

Searching for ancestors of my ggrandfather Alexander Patton GILL born in 1841 in Belmont Co. OH. His mother's maiden name may have been PATTON. Do you know of a marriage between PATTON and GILL in 1810 to 1820 timeframe? Alexander Patton Gill married Victoria SPELMAN of Franklin Co. OH before 1863 and had children Byron b 1863, Florence b 1864, May b 1865 married Alfred L. Wood, James b 1867, Sarah b 1869 and George b 1871 all of Franklin co. OH. They moved to Warren Co. IA before the 1870 census. Any information appreciated.

CARRELL, MORRIS posted by B Kendig on Monday, August 3, 1998

I am Looking for information on the Morris/Carrell family that is from Holloway. I have current information on the Children of this family if anyone needs it.

BURDITT, FOX posted by Raymond Parker on Monday, August 3, 1998

Reason BURDITT married Mary C. FOX 2-17-1864, Belmont, Ohio. Children were born to this union through 1874. Thereafter, the family lived in Indiana.

AMBLER, KEYSER, KIRKLAND, ROBISON, SMITH, WORKMAN posted by Raymond Parker on Monday, August 3, 1998

Researching the families of KIRKLAND, AMBLER, Andrew SMITH, KEYSER, Benjamin ROBISON, WORKMAN. All resided in Mead Township 1830 and earlier.

CLURE, LINKHART, RHODES posted by Ray Linkhart on Wednesday, August 5, 1998

LINKHART, Looking for the parents of John LINKHART who was born Feb. 27, 1823 in Barnsville, OH. He was my gggrandfather. Died Jan 09,1912. He married Caroline RHODES who died in 1849 and than married Anna MC Clure in 1851.

COON, HALE, KOON posted by Susan Bruce on Thursday, August 6, 1998

George D. HALE b 1830 Ohio. His father was Thomas HALE b 1803 Pa, mother Phebe COON (KOON) b Belmont Co. Ohio. Thomas and Phebe married in Belmont Co 1828. Thomas and family moved to missouri around 1840.

TALBERT, TALBOTT posted by Treasa Jenson on Thursday, August 6, 1998

TALBOTT/TALBERT, John b. 1811 VA m. Iantha BRADFIELD. Children (all born in Belmont Co): Franklin I., William M, Fenton B, Elmer A, Alonzo Marion, Albin A, Francis A, Erastus F, Eugene C, Ianthy A. Who was John's father/siblings? When did he die? Any info welcome; will share what I have.

BAKER, CRUMB, HENRY, JEFFERS, MCCUNNIF, MCNUTT, POLIN, RICER posted by Scott S Henry on Friday, August 7, 1998

I am looking for as much info as possible on the following partial family tree. I would especially like to know info on ancestors as far back as possible and immigration info. Albertine CRUMB married a POLIN?, they had two daughters Bea and Sara. Sara POLIN married Vernon JEFFERS, they had three daughters Lou, Phyliss and Chris. Lou JEFFERS married Bob BAKER, they had two kids Jeff and Jenny. Jenny married a RICER. Phyliss JEFFERS married Charles HENRY and they had two kids Steven and Sue. Chris JEFFERS married a McCUNNIF and they had three kids Mike, Tom and Mary. Mary married a McNUTT. Vernon JEFFERS had a brother Albert. Albert had a son named Jim JEFFERS would married Maggie? I think these families were mainly based in Monroe Co. and some maybe in Belmont. Vernon and Sara JEFFERS lived most of thier lives on farm in BEALLSVILLE. Vernon was born 2 houses up from his farm. He was also a Postmaster for the area. Vernon JEFFERS passed away about 10 yrs. ago. His daughter Phyliss was born in about 1920. Thankyou, I truly appreciate any help. Sorry this is so long, I hope the extra info helps. Scott S Henry

CALDWELL posted by James Caldwell on Saturday, August 8, 1998

James CALDWELL bn.1770 Baltimore,first to Wheeling in 1777 later to Belmont Cty, Ohio. Was senator, congressman, merchant, banker, on committee for Ohio constitution.Query for SAMUEL CALDWELL son of James born (poss) St. Clairsville in 18l9 (?) became a Dr. Practicing in Pike Cty. Ill.Later to Columbus, Ohio, D. 190l. Where was he born and where was he trained as a Dr.?

ANDERS, CLARK, HENDERSHOT, MALLORY, MORRISON, SKINNER, TRUEX, WILSON posted by Catherine T. Lingenfelser on Tuesday, August 11, 1998

Looking for parents of Andrew MORRISON (1785-1831)who married Margaret (Last name not known). Have Andrew in Allegany County, MD, and Greene County, PA, before settling in Barnesville, Belmont County. Eleven children: William (married Sarah ANDERS), Mary (married John Clark), George, Dorcas Nellie (married Stillwell Truex), Ann (married Calvin Skinner), David (married Mary Ann Mallory), Barbara (married John Wilson), Caleb (married Elizabeth, then Hannah Hendershot) Elizabeth, Matilda, and Levi. Will exchange information. Thank you.

TENCATE, WALKER posted by Carol Battin on Wednesday, August 12, 1998

I would like to hear from anyone related to the WALKER and TENCATE families of Martins Ferry, OH.

BENNINGTON, KENNEDY, MCELROY, MOORE, ROUSE, ROUSH, STEWART posted by Diane Glatt on Wednesday, August 12, 1998

My g-grandmother,(1 of 9 children), and grandmother were from Bellaire, OH. I spent all my summers there as a child, and lived there for 1 year in 1954. I went to St. John's Catholic school which seems to be gone. Rose Hill Cemetary, and Center Hill Cemetary, ( gg-grandfarther there, I have deed), seem to be gone. Can anyone tell me why. I do have some info, but need lots more and will gladly share what I have

MILLIGAN posted by Dale Wright on Wednesday, August 12, 1998

I am looking for information on William Elwood MILLIGAN. I believe he might be the son of John W MILLIGAN. John Milligan was listed in the 1860 census in Bellair, Belmont county. His wife was Mary and 2 sons were listed: William age 3 and Charles age 1. These ages fit what I know of them. Any help will be appreciated. Thanks

GATTEN posted by Ann Berry on Thursday, August 13, 1998

In answer to George Brown. Richard Ellis Gatten is my boss's great, great grandfather, he served in the union army until 24, June, 1865, and died in Nodaway County, Mo 15 July, 1868. Buried in Quitman Cemetery, Quitman, Missouri.

GATTEN posted by Ann Berry on Thursday, August 13, 1998

In reference to George M. Brown about Richard Ellis Gatten and his wife Rebecca Miles. My info shows that Richard was born 1822, m. Rebecca Miles on 26 Oct. 1843. d. 20 Aug, 1868 Richards father was Lewis, Lewis's brother was Thomas, I need to know who Thomas father was.

HARTSOCK, HOWELL, KING, MCGEARY posted by Paula Chodacki on Friday, August 14, 1998

HOWELL, James W.B., born in Washington Co., Pa in 1848 to William HOWELL and Nancy McGEARY. Lived in Somerset, Belmont Co., Ohio after 1870? He had the following brothers and sisters all of Washington Co., Pa. John b. 1840, Margaret b. 1841 md. to Laban HARTSOCK, William Henry b. Mar. 22, 1844 md. to Sarah E. KING, Mary b. 1846.

BROWN, GALLAGHER, HUGHES posted by Bruce Nelson on Saturday, August 15, 1998

Looking for links to the HUGHES family that was mentioned in the 1853 Noble county suit as descendants to Henry P HUGHES. Desnendants lived in Beaver Twp, Noble county and Somerset Twp, Belmont Co. Names are: John HUGHES, James HUGHES, Nancy HUGHES-GALLGHER (wife to Edmund), Bridget Hughes-BROWN (wife to Michael), Francis HUGHES of NY, Mary McGahan of NY, and Michael Hughes of Ireland.

WILLISON posted by Russ Wheeler on Saturday, August 15, 1998

Am researching the WILLISON family..John WILLISON owned land in Belmont Co in 1834. Does anyone have any more information on this person and family....Thanks...Russ...

ANDERSON, HUNTSMAN, MORGAN posted by Sandra Ferguson on Tuesday, August 18, 1998

Searching for information on Mary ANDERSON married to William HUNTSMAN (1798-1883). they were the Parents of Caroline who married Amos MORGAN in 1851, Belmont county. I havebeen given the information that Mary may have died around 1850 in Whg, Twp, Belmont County. I'm looking for her parents.

DAVIS, JOHNSON posted by Letha John on Tuesday, August 18, 1998

Trying to find out more about Mary R. JOHNSON, born May 1851 in Belmont Co., OH. According to her marriage record she is the daughter of William JOHNSON and Ann ?. She was married to James W. DAVIS on 16 Dec 1869 in Jackson Co., WV, and together they had 9 children all born in WV. Her birth information is from the 1880 census from Jackson Co., WV. I would love to find out more about her family, and I always enjoy meeting distant cousins. Thanks in advance for any help available.

TITTLE posted by Marjorie Tittle on Thursday, August 20, 1998

I am researching the TITTLE name. I have marriage records of TITTLEs from 1819 to 1862 in the Belmont Co. If you have any information, I would be glad to share what I have.

WILLISON posted by Russ Wheeler on Thursday, August 20, 1998

Did any of these parents have a son named William L. WILLISON in Belmont Co Elisha WILLISON, Hyatt WILLISON, Jeremiah WILLISON, John WILLISON..William L. was born around 1826 in Ohio that married a Rebecca?. Any help would be appreciated...Russ...

GORDON, MOBLEY posted by Debora W. Paradise-Whitt on Friday, August 21, 1998

Searching for info on Nathaniel Piper b:1845 and Lucy Elizabeth Mobley b: 1848. They married 1866. Their children where: Sarah Armida, Arena, Mary Estella (PIPER) GORDON*, Ruperta Jane, Julia Agnes, Ewing Dwight,& Seward Calvin.

BEEM posted by Pat Pierose on Friday, August 21, 1998

Trying to find gggrandparents George and Mary BEEM living in (or around?)St Clairsville in 1840's. At least two children bornthere: Joseph, 1847 and Isaac 1849. Isaac and Joseph moved to Iowa in 1865.

KENNEDY, PIATT posted by Phil Scott on Friday, August 21, 1998

Looking for information on a Walter PIATT who married Katherine KENNEDY, b. 9 Oct. 1906 & resided in Bellaire, Belmont County, Oh.

BOWEN posted by Don Bowen on Sunday, August 23, 1998

I'm trying to reasearch my Grandfather's family. Naturally I'd like any info that's in the archives. Especially, when they settled in Ohio and children born. I've listed what I know below. Thanks for any help. Edwin BOWEN (or Ab'Owen) County Belmont Approx years 1880-1905 (?) Wife Anna Bowen I think there were 12 children in all, prob. all born in Belmont county.

LEWMAN, LOOMAN, LUMAN posted by Shana Looman on Sunday, August 23, 1998

Searching for information to the family of Rev. Eli LEWMAN. Married Sarah Ellen TAYLOR June 23,1839 in Belmont County, OH. Died Oct.21, 1901 in Zanesville, Muskingum Co., OH.

DEVAULT posted by Carole Dutton Malisiak on Sunday, August 23, 1998

I am trying to find the parents of Nathanial DEVAULT born 1806 who married Isabell Parry whose grandson was Earl DeVault.

BOLIN posted by Max on Sunday, August 23, 1998

Seeking info on William BOLIN b 8 Nov 1848 Belmont cty, OH d 7 Jul 1904 Athens cty, OH.

MCGAUGHEY posted by Anita McGaughey on Sunday, August 23, 1998

Seeking any VS, particularly death certificate on Emmett Connell MCGAUGHEY/Y b:1881 VA (now WV) to use in SAR/DAR membership info. Descendant Anita McGaughey

DICKEY posted by Gladys D. Moore on Sunday, August 23, 1998

I would like information about the above, my father or his father, Phinneas Waterman DICKEY. My grandmother was Laura Harrison Dickey and my great grandmothe was Leanna Dickey (known as the Little Missionary). I know that their background was Quaker. Harley DICKEY was my my father`s broher and he was a dentist in Cadiz, Ohio. My father and his family lived at 229 W. Main St., St. Clairsville, Ohio (where I was born), so I have that much information but would like anything more to pass on to my son, Rev. Richard J.Moore in Wisconsin and my 3 grandchildren. Thanks. Sincerely.

CLARK, ZANE posted by Debi Ohanian on Sunday, August 23, 1998

Does someone out there know anything about Jacob CLARK, who was Elizabeth "Betty" ZANE's second husband?

GILL, PATTON, SPELMAN, WOOD posted by Roberta Crossfield Weideman on Monday, August 24, 1998

My ggrandfather Alexander Patton GILL was born in 1841 in Belmont Co. OH. His parents were James GILL and Nancy PATTON. In the 1830 census records for Belmont Co. there is a James GILLl listed as head-of-household in Richland township. He does not show up on the 1840 or 1850 census records. Alexander Patton GILL married Victoria SPELMAN of Franklin Co. OH on 5 Nov 1860. Later, he married my ggrandmother Cora Ella WOOD in Warren Co. IA. After her death, he married Mary Sophia ELLENWOOD. Alexander and Mary settled in Kingfisher Co., Loyal, OK. On the 1880 Warren Co. IA census records, it shows Alexander's sister Elizabeth living with his family. Would like more information on the James GILL and Nancy PATTON lines. Thank you. Roberta Crossfield Weideman

BERSTOW, CRAWFORD, HAMMOND, KIRK, SHOEMAKER, TAYLOR posted by Frank Taylor on Wednesday, August 26, 1998

Looking for THOMAS RUSSELL TAYLOR b.28 Nov 1830, in Barnesville, Ohio. He was the son of Rev. Edward and Lydia Berstow-Taylor. His father was a Methodist minister and his mother was a missionary among the Wyandotte Indians. THOMAS became a minister, so he probably did not live in Belmont County long. He married ELIZABETH SHOEMAKER 8 Oct 1863.

ALEXANDER, BRANNON, JONES posted by Phyllis dingeman on Thursday, August 27, 1998

Seeking information about Jesse BRANNON and wife Anna ALEXADER. Had daughter , Elizabeth BRANNON born Belmont Co. 17Feb1822. Elizabeth married Eliott S. JONES in Guernsey 1845.

WRIXON posted by Mary Anna Mullinax on Friday, August 28, 1998

WRIXON, Chester Albert--born October 1900 in Martins Ferry (Belmont County); father Benjamin Wrixon--d. 1914 in Belmont County; mother Clara Wrixon--d. 1913 also in Belmont County. Any information greatly appreciated.

ELLIOTT, WHITTINGTON posted by Cora Sue Crum-Barret on Saturday, August 29, 1998

Nathan Alexander ELLIOTT born? Belmont Co. Ohio. Enrolled in serv. 1861, Wash. PA., mustered in at Wheeling,(WV). Married Anne Eliz. WHITTINGTON in Kanawha Co. WV., 6-10-1868. Children, James, Joseph, Nathan, Maggie J., Annie V., George. May have had twins. Lived in Belmont and Wash.PA. areas. Farmer and laborer. Nathan & Anne are my g-gparents. Would like to know abt. his siblings, who and where they are.

FREY posted by Joe Frey on Saturday, August 29, 1998

My great-grandfather lived on Wegee Run for several years and had a son named William Harrison FREY Jr who died as a child on June 21,1875 at the age of 3 months old.He was supposed to be buried in Belmont County and as of yet I can't find any information as to where this child was buried or even the cause of death. Any assistance in this matter would be greatly appreciated.

CLIFTON, DAVIS, HITE, RITCHIE posted by Carolyn Davis Olson on Saturday, August 29, 1998

I would like to correspond with anyone researching any Davis name in Belmont County prior to 1830. The two John Davis's and James Davis in York Township are of particular interest. Related family names are Clifton, Hite, and Ritchie.

MARSHALL, THREW posted by Bob Reynolds on Saturday, August 29, 1998

Information about John THREW who married Mahala MARSHALL in 1827 in Belmont, Co.


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