Belmont County, Ohio

Posted Queries for November 1998



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SPRAGUE, TIPPINS posted by Tim Bode on Monday, November 2, 1998

Rachel Tippins was the daughter of Laomi and Elizabeth Sprage Tippins. Rachel was mentioned as a housekeeper to Frazier Taylor husband of Rebecca Sprague. Does anyone know the relationship of Rebecca and Elizabeth? What became of Rachel?

CLINE, HAGER, SUTTON posted by Dale Gramse on Monday, November 2, 1998

Looking for information on Mary Ethel CLINE, duaghter of Edward D. CLINE and Lina or Anna HAGER. She was born Apr 25, 1880 probably in Barnesville, Belmont County, OH. She was the widow of Charles E. SUTTON. Her husband died in 1919 when she was 38 years of age. Any information is appreciated. Thank You.

FRESH posted by Dawn Irwin on Monday, November 2, 1998

Need info on family in Belmont Co. as early as 1820 by the name of FRESH,George. Had son Henry, John,George and Jacob. Wife Nackey? George died 1830. Anything will be helpful! Thanks

GARRETT, MONTGOMERY posted by Janette Long on Thursday, November 5, 1998

I am looking for any info on my ggg grandparents, Dr. Charles P. and Cassandra (er) Montgomery Garrett. On their son John's death record, he is listed as being born in Belmont Co., OH in 1861. Willing to exchange any info I have. Would also like to hear from anyone researching these name.

CHALFANT, JOHNSTON, SMITH posted by Judith Lawrence on Saturday, November 7, 1998

CHALFANT Rachel W CHALFANT m Hiram Smith 2/20/1851 in Belmont Co. My gr grmother was Elizabeth CHALFANT b 1/19/1857 near Senecaville. Her parent were Basil CHALFANT &Lucinda JOHNSTON m Guernsey Co 11/15/1855. Rachel could have been Basil's sister. Elizabeth had one sister, Edith. Their parents died when the children were quite young. Both sisters moved to Quaker City where they married & lived until they died.Elizabeth d 5/15/1921 & Edith d 10/3/1947. They also may have been related to Orville, Wilbur & Othar Revere CHALFANT, who enlisted in WWI from Guernsey Co.

HUTCHENSON, HUTCHERSON, HUTCHINSON, MCMAHON, MILLIGAN, POURDAY, PURDY posted by Patricia Sproat on Saturday, November 7, 1998

Moses Milligan was in Belmont County by 1790 and paid taxes there as early as 1802 deeds recorded in his name at court house as early as 1804. He was born 12 March 1768 in Baltimore Maryland and was the son of John Milligan and his mothers last name was McMahon- which I am sure is some kin to the McMahon the creek in Belmont County was named for- I found a John McMahon in Belmont county early who was born in 1730 and died in Ross County Ohio- A family bible of Moses Milligans granddaughter details family information Moses Milligan married Mary Pourday also spelled Purdy in 1794 and she was the daughter of John Pourday (Purdy) who fought for the British in Rev. War so the story goes He was with the Irish Dragoons-in Ireland- his wife was a Hutchenson or Hutcherson or Hutchinson-- could be spelled all ways this John Pourday (Purdy) was in Belmont County as early as 1800 or sooner. but we think he left there and died someplace else. Moses Asbury Milligan son of Moses Milligan who was a Methodist minister moved over to Fairfield county around 1836 and was in 1850 Licking county and married to a Cynthia Ann Myers- of Reading township Perry County she was born and died there- this Moses Milligan went to Sacramento California in 1850 to the gold rush and died there by 1851 and his wife Cynthia Ann Myers married a Robert Paden of Perry county Ohio Feb 18 1852 this is recorded in family bible of one of his children who went to 'Shelbyille, Shelby County Illinois. Cynthia Ann Myers who married Robert Paden is buried in Reading twp Reading cemetary alongside Robert Paden they had a daughter Henrietta Stimmell of Reading twp would like to find information on the Stimmell connection if anyone out there has it. The 1st Moses Milligan born March 12 1768 in Maryland died Feb 12 1843 Belmont county. also am interested to find information on the father John Milligan who would have been born probably as early as 1720-1730 and McMahon family connection.

BOONE, BOYD posted by Edgar A. Boone on Tuesday, November 10, 1998

Seeking info on any details, ancestor, descendants of my greatgrandfather John Wesley BOONE, born Jan.12,1846, unsure where born, lived in Belmont Co., married Elizabeth BOYD of Bridgeville in 1872, died in 1888. My grandfather, John Pumphrey BOONE was born in Belmont Co. but later moved to the Pittsburgh area.

HUNTER, MILLER, RICHARDSON, RODGERS posted by Ruth Rinehart on Tuesday, November 10, 1998

Mary Ann G. (RICHARDSON) HUNTER moved w/3 children to St. Clairesville, OH, probably in 1817. Purported to have lost one child there. Other children: William F., Louisa Ellen, Gipson Arrell. Husband, Richard HUNTER, was killed on east coast before he could join the family. The family then moved to Woodsfield, Monroe Co., where she married Joseph MILLER in 1819. They had 4 children: Timothy Brundage, Mary, Charlotte Crawford, John Quincy Adams. Charlotte then married a man, last name RODGERS, I believe in Woodsfield.

CHALFANT posted by Judith Lawrence on Wednesday, November 11, 1998

CHALFANT Seeking info re Rena or Othar Revere CHALFANT. Obit states Rena CHALFANT of Centerville Township was notified of the loss of her son Othar on 10/18/1918, at age 21.

MOONEY, MOUNT posted by Dave Woody on Wednesday, November 11, 1998

MOUNT(S)/MOONEY I'm looking for Stephen MOUNT(S) b. Jul, 1806, m. Mary MOONEY. Residents of Belmont Co.

MCCORMICK, SMITH posted by Dave Woody on Wednesday, November 11, 1998

SMITH/MCCORMICK, I looking for Steven Nathaniel SMITH m. Harriet MCCORMICK, Nov 1833, Belmont Co., OH.

HOLLOWAY posted by Rita Carollo on Friday, November 13, 1998

Ethel Mabel HOLLOWAY, Born December 5, 1877, at Flushing, Ohio, My Grandmother. Need parents names?

MOLL, OGAN, SHAFFER, YITTEREST posted by Brandy E. Knox on Friday, November 13, 1998

Looking for info on Martin Edward SHAFFER's parents/siblings, b. Jan 22, 1862, son of John and Sarah OGAN SHAFFER. Martin was a native of Martins Ferry, Belmont County, Ohio, d. Jan 15, 1941 in Pickaway County. Married July 4, 1885 in Circleville to Katharine Rosanna MOLL (daughter of Casper and Caroline YITTEREST MOLL). In a family bible, Sarah is listed as an Erie Indian Princess. John SHAFFER - b. 1833 - d. 1904, Sarah OGAN b. 1841. Children: Martin Edward (1862),Cintha, Mary, Rose, Nora, William, Thomas, Grant, Henry, and Frank.

MOLL, OGAN, SHAFFER, YITTEREST posted by Brandy E. Knox on Friday, November 13, 1998

Looking for info on Martin Edward SHAFFER or Edward Martin (as it is listed in an obit and cemetery two different ways), b. Jan 22, 1862, son of John and Sarah OGAN SHAFFER. Was a native of Martins Ferry, Belmont County, Ohio, d. Jan 15, 1941 in Pickaway County. Married July 4, 1885 in Circleville to Katharine Rosanna MOLL (daughter of Casper and Caroline YITTEREST MOLL). Children: Clara C, Laura M, Elldosa, Joseph Albert, Mary J, Alice M, Edna Florence, Helen Edith, Lawrence Edward,Clarence Edwin.

BURT posted by Jane Peppler on Friday, November 13, 1998

Isaac BURT, born 1780-1790, left Washington Cty PA after 1820 and was found in 1830 Belmont County census, Union Tp, with large family but probably a widower. Looking for any news of BURT descendants and I have some to share.

SERB, SLAMA posted by Gary Howland on Saturday, November 14, 1998

SLAMA, John/Jan/Johan/Jon and wife Josephine, lived in Neffs Siding, Belmont Co, OH, around September 1906 when their son Vaclav (or James as he was known most of his life) was born. May have lived with John's brother in law Josef SRP/SRB/SERB and wife. Said to have worked in mines on a trip prior to 1906 immigration to earn $ to retrieve wife from Bohemia. Seeking any information about named people or mining here.

CALLANTINE, MORRIS posted by James Arthur Morrie on Saturday, November 14, 1998

I am researching a Solomon MORRIS married to Sarah CALLANTINE on December 19, 1833 in Guernsey County. He may have lived in Belmont County after coming from Pennsylvania via Virginia.

JUMPS, RIZOR posted by Ron Jumps on Sunday, November 15, 1998

Samuel JUMPS b. abt 1775 Washington Co., Pa and died 23 Jan 1833 in Morristown, Belmont Co., OH. Married to Mary RIZOR who recieved Bounty land for his service in the Ohio Militia in war of 1812. Looking for ancestors and siblings of both.

CLARK, HILDRETH, MARTIN, MCLAUGHLIN, MILLER, WILLIAMS, WOODS, ZANE posted by Diane J. Nichols on Tuesday, November 17, 1998

Am researching all ZANE descendants; female lineages too. Many settled in Belmont Co. Zane descendants and spouses were involved in the founding of Martin's Ferry and other Belmont Co. towns. Will be glad to help on any ZANE descendant, irrespective of surname. I have over 6800 Zane blood descendants on file.

AULT, IIAMS posted by Eleanor Myers on Thursday, November 19, 1998

Can someone send me directions on how to get to the Old Dutch Cemetery (sometimes called the Ault Cemetery). The only directions that I currently have is that it is a few miles south of St. Clairsville on the road to Glencoe. I have been up and down Rt. 9 and County Road 5 several times and haven't located the cemetery yet. If someone can help me I would really appreciate it.

BELL, BYERS, CONNER, PERSONS, PRICE, WILSON posted by Scott Price on Thursday, November 19, 1998

Am researching the descendants of the Rev. John D. Price b~1772 in Calvert Co. MD, specifically: NELSON b ~ May 14, 1805 Warren Co. OH d January 17, 1876 JAMES F. b ~ 1851 d 1936 in Barnesville WILLIAM R. b Jan 8, 1878 d Oct. 3, 1959 Any help is greatly appreciated, and I will more than happy to share what I have.

FILIPOWICZ, FILIPOWITZ posted by Ralph Schwartz on Thursday, November 19, 1998

FILIPOWITZ, Nicholas My wifes grandfather lived in Bellaire, Putney Twp,Belmont County,Ohio.B c 1870 in Germany.Could be a phonetic spelling of FILIPOWICZ. Had six children,Rose,Dorothy,Catherine,Mary,Theodore and Frank. Children later called themselves PHILLIPS. Any info appreciated.

BECKETT, CARMICHAEL posted by Rebecca Bond on Friday, November 20, 1998

BECKETT, CARMICHAEL: Seeking information on Joseph BECKETT b.21 Aug, 1819 and d.24 Nov, 1881 in Smith Township, Belmont Co. Married on Jan 1841 in Marshall Co., W. VA. to Rebecca CARMICHAEL b.22 Dec, 1818 in Marshall Co., W. VA. d.6 Jan, 1891 in St. Clairsville, Belmont Co. Their children were: Sarah J. b. 20 Feb, 1841 in W.VA.; William Henry b.5 Apr, 1842; Eliza E. b.13 Jan, 1845; Rachel Nancy b.1 Apr, 1847; Rebecca b.1848; Sintha A. b.1851; George M. b.1853; John M. b.1855; Alvaretta b.1857; Mary Anna b.1859. Most children born in Belmont Co., Ohio. Any information on these children would be appreciated. Thank You!

HOLLOWAY, JONES posted by Linda Hoelscher on Thursday, November 26, 1998

Looking for parents and siblings of Jonas Holloway. Born 13 sep 1802, Flushing MM, Belmont Co.OH. Married 1st Lydia Jones, 2nd Carolina M. Jones. I think father's name was Daniel and mother was Mary.

AIKEN, CHAMARD, SHAMARD, WOOD posted by L.Wood on Thursday, November 26, 1998

I seek information of Comfort CHAMARD/SHAMARD, native american, Iroquois Tribe. She married Mr. AIKEN of BELMONT CO Ohio.Their son perhaps, Ross AIKEN who married Emma Malinda WOOD. Any information of Chamard/Shamard/ Aiken/Wood is appreciated. Thanks.

CRAIG, DAVIS, FRYMAN posted by Julie Perry on Thursday, November 26, 1998

Seeking info. on C(K)irby & Annie B. (FRYMAN) DAVIS of Belmont Co., OH. Cirby's father was Obadiah DAVIS & Annie's parents were James & Mary (Craig) Fryman. Cirby & Annie had one son Howard C., who moved to Canton, OH. Annie died about 1890, & Cirby remarried & had other children.

BOCHNIAK, BRYKALSKI, KARWOSKI posted by Ken Koldys on Sunday, November 29, 1998

Seeking family of Stanley BRYKALSKI, born January 24, 1932 in Pease Township, Belmont County. Father: Wadislaw BRYKALSKI, b. in Poland, occupation coal miner. Mother: Balbina KARWOSKI, b. in U.S. There were 6 other siblings, including Helen (married name BOCHNIAK).

HARDING, PRESTON, SANFORD, WRIGHT posted by Drew Smith on Sunday, November 29, 1998

SANFORD - I am trying to trace my GG Grandfather, who is believed to have migratedfrom Goshen, OH in 1866 to Iowa and then Missouri. One of the dozen or so variants on Goshen in OH is Goshen Twp in Belmont Co. His wife's given name is Mary, surname variously either Wright, Harding or Preston. Children believed to have been born in Ohio are Phila (1858), Effie (1860, my G Grandmother), and Ora (1862).


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