Belmont County, Ohio

Posted Queries for October 1998



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BAILEY posted by Greg Merrill on Friday, October 2, 1998

Bailey...I am related to the Baileys from Belmont Co, OHio and many of them are buried in the Stillwater Cemetery. Are there any resources available that has listed the death dates of those buried in this cemetery or other Quaker related cemeteries in the area.

CROOK, HAMPTON, HENDERSON, IIAMS, LUKE, MYERS, SWAGLER, WEIR, WEYER, WILSON posted by Eleanor Myers on Friday, October 2, 1998

Samuel B. CROOK was born in Belmont Co., OH either 1816 or 1819 and died in Barnesville, Belmont Co., OH April 1880. Married Rebecca W. HENDERSON (born 1819) 23 Mar 1837 in Belmont Co., OH. Their children were Thomas Henderson, Sarah, Martha, Mary, and Charlotte. Need parents of Samuel and Rebecca and any info on daughters. Looking also for WIER (WEYER), AULT, MYERS, HAMPTON, LUKE, SWAGLER, IIAMS, WILSON, JARVIS.

ZIMMERLY posted by Daniel Platt on Friday, October 2, 1998

Seek information on Rudoplh ZIMMERLY and children Mariana (Mary), Jacob, and at least three more daughters; family left Powhatan Point, Belmont Co., OH, in 1851, and settled in Sauk Co., WI.

CONDON, GALLOWAY posted by William Wesley Galloway on Sunday, October 4, 1998

I am researching GALLOWAY, CONDON, and WHITE all of whom lived in the Warren township of Belmont CO.. John Galloway 1804-1878 was my GGF, was 1st listed in the 1830 census and his place of birth is "unknown" ! John married Edna Condon who was born in MD. Their children were: Lydia,1832, John 1833, Phoeba 1834, Thomas 1837, Henry 1842, Wesley 1843(my grandfather), Benjaman 1844, Joseph 1846, Francis 1848, Jefferson 1850, and Isaac 1852. John and Edna are buried in the Gibson chapel cemetary NW of Barnesville on Co. road 114.

COON posted by Christina Coon Routt on Tuesday, October 6, 1998

looking for info on john COON B. abt. 1780 pa. (D. 1831 richland co. ohio). moved to BELMONT co. in early 1800's. one of his son's i know for sure was jacob COON. this COON family moved to richland co. ohio in 1812. does anyone have any info on this john COON..

posted by Sallie Cleave on Saturday, October 10, 1998

I'm trying to find out who or what place would hold the records for Hunter Christian Church Cemetery. I believe my g-g-grandparents are buried there, but I don't know how to find the records. I appreciate any help that can be given.

LINDER, VOORHES posted by Hugh Smith on Saturday, October 10, 1998

Cornelius Chapman Voorhes b. Abt 1796 d. Abt 1880. Married Rachel Grisilda Linder June 6, 1828 at Richland Twp., Belmont Co., Ohio. They had twelve chilren: Sarah Ann b. Nov. 28, 1831 d. Mar. 31, 1912 at Waverly, Wood Co., WV. Married Charles Smith. Nancy Jane b. May 15, 1827 m. Simeon Nicholson Abigail b. Jan. 21, 1830 m. Timothy McFadden Simon Linder b. Jul 24, 1833. Served in Civil War, moved to Indiana. Eleanor Ellen b. May 8, 1835 m. Jacob Hersht who died in Civil War. Married Ike Hubbs. Keziah Cathrine b. Jan 14, 1837 Elizabeth Francis b. Sept 27, 1838 Marget b. Dec 21, 1840 Louise Jane b. Nov 10, 1842 m. Daniel Harlan. Died in Martinsville, WV. Pholbe Caroline b. May 18, 1845 m. William Harlan Zera Albert b. Mar 28, 1851 m. Mary C. Voorhes Cornelius Chapman Voorhes b. Jan. 18, 1854 d. Jun 6, 1940 m. Mary Elizabeth Voorhes. Any information on parents of Cornelius or Rachel or any of the sibblings and children would be greatly apprecitated.

posted by E.Wm.RonaN on Sunday, October 11, 1998

James CALDWELL b. 1770 merchant in St. Clairsville; looking for children; births and deaths.

ALLEN, CARPENTER, CARTER, CASTELLO, COVENTRY, CROSSEN, JEFFERS, JENKINS posted by Susan Runyan on Sunday, October 11, 1998

Looking for info on the family of Andrew Jenkins (1796-1878) and wife, Anna Barbara Crossen (1800-1880), dau. of Samuel and Cornelia Crossen. Came to Belmont Co. from Franklin or Bedford Co. PA around 1830. Had the following children: Rachel Susanna b. 1820 m. Daniel Castello in 1839; Jimima b. 1820 m. Pius Jeffers in 1846; Rhoda Ann b. 1824 m. George W. Costello; Rebecca; Henry Purdy b 1829; Lydia Ann b. 1831; Joseph C. b. 1833 m. Rebecca Carpenter; Mary Elizabeth b. 183-; Martha Ellen b. 1841 m. 1st William Coventry in 1859 2nd Arron J. Smith in 1894 ; Sarah Melinda b. 1843 m. Ephraim Carter in 1872; Lydia possibly married Samuel Allen Oct. 1851?

PEARSON, PIERSON, POUNDS, WHITE posted by Merry Anne Pierson on Monday, October 12, 1998

PEARSON/PIERSON: seeking information on the PEARSON?PIERSON families found on the 1820 Belmont CO, census. My gx2 gf, Samuel Pearson, born 14 Feb 1816, PA met his wife somewhere along the OHIO river. Her name was Sarah A. WHite, d/o John B and Susannah Pounds White. They left Beaver County PA between 1833 and 1838. Had a son William born in OH in 1838. Samuel married Sarah 11 Dec 1840 in Jackson County VA. Their first child was conceived late SEPT/OCT 1840 . He was born July 1841. So they must have been together prior to the actual marriage date. Anyone with Pearson information from Belmont County who might identify Samuel's father would be greatly appreciated. Been stuck on him for 3.75 years. Merry Anne

PATTERSON posted by Rosa Patterson on Tuesday, October 13, 1998

I am doing a research on CORNELIUS PATTERSON.He lived in Belmont Co,Ohio. The four children I know of are SPENCER PATTERSON, GRACE PATTERSON JACOBS,JAMES PATTERSON,EDWARD PATTERSON. I know that Spencer lived in a childrens home somewhere in Ohio,and later raised by Laury and Edna Lyle of Short Creek,Wv. Grace was raised by the Stout family of West Alexander,Pa. Thank you Rosa Patterson

CLOSTERMAN, KLOSTERMAN, MYERS, YOST, ZORN posted by Carol Klosterman on Wednesday, October 14, 1998

Anna CLOSTERMAN/KLOSTERMAN married c1898 a YOST and resided in Belleair, Belmont County, until her death in January 1972. Annie born August 15, 1880,Allegany County, Cumberland, MD. Probably Catholic. Parents: Henry CLOSTERMAN/KLOSTERMAN and Mary Elizabeth MYERS. Mother died c1885 and father married a ZORN. Have no idea why she came to Belleair, OH, and if any other Myers or Closterman kin there at the time of her marriage or why they came there. Thanks for any information.

CAMPBELL, GARDNER, HARDESTY posted by Vera Knowlton on Thursday, October 15, 1998

Who was Richard HARDESTY'S wife? He was in Belmont Co. in 1830 and 1840,in 1850 he was in Monroe Co. living with his son Walter who married Isabella Gardner 23/July/1831.Walter was born 1812.In 1860 they were in Belmont Co.Warren Twp. Their children were Mary L. b.1836 Harriet A. b.1838 Richard B. b.1841 William M. b.1844 James Madison b.8/Oct./1846 Martha E. b.1849 Emily b.1854 George b.1857 James Madison married Ruth Elizabeth CAMPBELL 13/Jan./1870,James died 11/June/1938. Ruth b.19/may/1854 d.27/Apr./1935.

REMNANT, WOODS posted by Patricia Saemmer on Saturday, October 17, 1998

I am looking for information on my grandparents Venora WOODS and James REMNANT who lived in Bridgeport, Ohio, in Belmont County. They lived there in 1885. Any relatives would be good.

GRIMES, HOLTZ posted by Kay Hoover on Monday, October 19, 1998

Looking for anyone connected with Elijah GRIMES. He married Suzanne HOLTZ June 11, 1818 in Belmont County. Thanks

COON, HAYWARD posted by Wanda Pace on Monday, October 19, 1998

I am trying to find the origination of a William HAYWARD and a Mary COON. I don't have any parents for either of them. I don't have their marriage date but I do know they had at least one child; James Alexander Hayward who was born in Belmont County, Feb 18, 1826. There is a William Hayward listed in the 1840 Census listing Soundex H630, Hayward, William, Washington Twp, page 49. This maybe the same William Hayward I'm looking for!

PETTY posted by Sharon Swisher on Wednesday, October 21, 1998

PETTY, Elsworth(twin Elmer) b.16Apr1873 Meigs Co. Columbia Twp.OH. Parents: John PETTY b1830 VA.d. 22Jul1909 Vinton Co.OH, Elizabeth Hixon PETTY b.1834 VA d. 20Feb1887 Vinton Co.OH. Rumor of family problems and Elsworth moved to Belmont Co.,we show a son named Elmer(no dates on any of this)and that is where we lose him. Any help would be appreciated.

HEADLEY, STRAHL, WADE posted by Gary L. Wade on Thursday, October 22, 1998

Isaac S. WADE and/or Elizabeth (HEADLEY) WADE. Isaac was born in Belmont Co., Ohio in 1826, but subsequently moved to Noble Co. His parents were Owen S. WADE of North Carolina and Margaret (STRAHL) WADE of Ohio.

BARCUS, BARKHURST posted by Jim Pollock on Friday, October 23, 1998

BARKHURST, Samuel. born 10 Mar 1786 in Kent Co., Delaware; moved to Belmont County about 1800; had large family. Want to contact decendents interested in finding Barkhurst (or Barcus) ancestors.

HEWESTON posted by David J. Riley on Friday, October 23, 1998

Seek anc. & desc. of Joseph HEWESTON, physician, b. Scotland 1804, d. St. Clairsville abt. 1850, m. unknown woman 1830. Removed to Belmont Co. 1835. Had six sons, one dau.

HOWELL posted by Doris on Sunday, October 25, 1998

Searching for William HOWELL, Branson HOWELL, Charles HOWELL, Anna HOWELL and the rest of the HOWELL children. In l858 they lived in Indiana. I think they moved to Ohio shortly after that time since they are not on the l860 Indiana census records. Anyone with information about this family, contact DHous85229@aol.com Doris

DUVALL, RUSSELL posted by Lori Duvall on Sunday, October 25, 1998

I am looking for information on Jason (born PA) and his wife Nancy DUVALL (born OH), and Mary RUSSELL (born VA) from the 1850 Belmont,Co Goshen Twp. Census. Also looking for info. on Lydia DUVALL (born PA) from the same Census. I believe this may be Jasons mother.

KUCKUCK posted by Doris Kukuk on Sunday, October 25, 1998

I know that there is a Wilhelmina and Wm. KUCKUCK listed in the 1880 Census, Pease Twp. 184D and a August and Augustus KUCKUCK listed in Pease Twp. 191B. I was wondering how I might find more information on these folks. TIA Doris Kukuk

BURGY posted by Robert Burghy on Sunday, October 25, 1998

Researching family of Clairence BURGY. b .St Clairsville,Oh 1885 Thank You.

GILLASPIE, WELLINGTON posted by Jim Gillaspie on Monday, October 26, 1998

I am searching for any information concerning Wellington Gillaspie. He was born in 1837 in Ohio, and I was told he had relatives in Belmont County. He later moved to Wirt County WV, and was listed there at the 1900 census. We have no information as to his parents, place of birth, etc. Any info would be appreciated! Jim Gillaspie, great-great-grandson of Wellington

GLASS, JAMES, LATHAM, THOMPSON posted by Leona Latham-Simonini on Wednesday, October 28, 1998

Researching James Latham and Elizaeth Thompson Family, came from Stafford Co., Virginia to Belmont Co., Ohio about 1814. They are buried in Belmont County, Mt. Horeb Church Cemetery. Issue: Frances; Mary m. Perkins James; William; John Albert,Sr. m. Mariah Glass, (my line); James, Jr. I would be glad to share info on this family.

BLAKE, FLESHMAN posted by Richard Blake on Thursday, October 29, 1998

Jessie FLESHMAN (b. 1779 Greenbrier Co., VA) married 20 Oct 1800 to Rachael RIFFE. Jessie was killed in the War of 1812 while serving in Capt. Robert Irwin's Company - probably from Belmont Co., Ohio. We know Jessie lived at one time in Gallia Co., Ohio. Family members searching for Jesse's burial place. Any info appreciated.

FLOWERS, LITTLETON, LYDEN, NEWELL, SCHISSLER, WEEKLEY, WHEELER posted by Karen Heiby on Thursday, October 29, 1998

I would appreciate any information on the Weekleys and their descendants. Note that Weekley is spelled with an "-ey". Thank you very much.

ARTIS, CROW, MOBLEY, SWAIN, TAYLOR, THOMPSON, TUCKER posted by Jaclyn Artis on Friday, October 30, 1998

Looking for any info on a Levi MoBLEY b. 1758 in Md. d. Belmont County or Monroe Co. Ohio. He was married to a Nancy Tucker. Lewis Mobley b.1785 in Md. d. April 1850 in Washington Twp, Belmont Co. Ohio,I believe was their son. Lewis was married to a Jemima Thompson March 12, 1807 in Washington County, Md. Also looking for info on a Benjamin Taylor. He married Mary Elizabeth Mobley, the daughter of Lewis and Jemima Mobley, June 14, 1842 in Belmont County. Also looking for a Robert E. Love who was the first husband of Adeline Swain around 1860, they had a daughter, Sara Jane Love b. May 13, 1861. Adeline married a second time to a John Cornelious Artis Sept. 23, 1865, Monroe Co. Ohio. This was also John's second marriage, his first wife being a Mollie or Martha Crow. They had two daughters Elizabeth and Hulda Jane Artis born around 1858 and 1859. John and Adeline's first child Henry William was born August 10, 1866 in Belmont Co. Ohio. Adeline had a brother Thomas E. Swain living in Franklin Twp. Belmont co. in 1850.These families moved to Brown Co. In. If any of this sounds familiar I'd love to hear from you.Thanks in advance. jacartis@hsonline.net

NEAR posted by Jay Tucker on Friday, October 30, 1998

Looking for any information on my grandmother, Ella Maud NEAR, born around 1867. My father's birth certificate indicates she was born in Belmont Ridge, Ohio, a town that I cannot locate, but assume it is in Belmont County. Thanks for any assistance.

DELANEY, MCCOMBS, SCOTT, WORKMAN posted by Vallerie Vrabel on Friday, October 30, 1998

Harry SCOTT brn: Oct. 22, 1869 may have born in Wheeling, WVA-orphan Married: Christmas time 1899 in Warnock, Belmont, Ohio to Martha Flora DELANEY dau. of John William and Mary Elizabeth Workman DELANEY Looking for any info on Harry SCOTT's parentage.....mother possibly Margaret MCCOMBS (MCCOOMBS) father possibly John SCOTT. Harry was raised by David JOHNSON and his wife (a ROBINSON). Thank you, Vallerie

BROCK posted by Tim Bode on Saturday, October 31, 1998

John Thomas Brock was born in Belmont Co. June 3, 1839. Anyone with information on Johns parents, I would like to correspond, and share information.

MAJOR, MURDOCK, ROOD, SPENCER, SWANEY, VINCENT posted by Laurence E. Dickerson on Saturday, October 31, 1998

I am looking for information on the following marriages, all of which took place in Belmont County: Rebecca MAJOR and Leonard VINCENT on 9 January 1822 [Kirkwood Twp.]; Robert MAJOR and 1)Sarah VINCENT on 3 March 1823 [Kirkwood], 2) Eleanor SWANEY on 3 May 1835 [Union Twp.]; Margaret MAJOR and Caleb M. ROOD on 18 March 1824 [Kirkwood]; Isabell MAJOR and Samuel SPENCER on 1 January 1835 [Kirkwood]; Sarah Angeline MAJOR and George MURDOCK [Kirkwood]. All of the MAJOR's were children of Thomas and Margaret MAJOR of Kirkwood Twp. Sarah VINCENT evidently died before 1835. Samuel SPENCER died before 1850. Isabell was still in Belmont County in 1854; Robert and Eleanor were still there in 1860. All the others vanished from Belmont records following their marriages. Where did they go? Are there descendants from these lines? Does anyone know when these people died and where they are buried?


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