Belmont County, Ohio

Posted Queries for April 1999



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COLEMAN, FARNSWORTH, MCCONNELL, MCFARLAND, MYERS, PIAT posted by Sherry Snyder on Thursday, April 1, 1999

COLEMAN,MYERS,MCCONNELL,PIAT,MCFARLAND. I am looking for information about the family of John and Hannah (FARNSWORTH) COLEMAN. They crossed the Ohio River into Belmont County, Wheeling Township, where they farmed and raised seven children including Sarah, Prudence, Mary, Nancy Samuel Nathaniel, John Jr. I would like to find any information relating to this family. Thank you.

MYERS posted by marj koch on Friday, April 2, 1999

MYERS--William, Elizabeth and children resided in Belmont county, 1850 and 1860 census. Census also shows born in OH. Looking for death info; land/property records; etc. Goal to find parents of William. Where the family was after 1860.

CALVERT, MCMANUS, RICHARDSON posted by Bob McManus on Friday, April 2, 1999

James MCMANUS and wife Esther CALVERT MCMANUS died between 1880 and 1895. Possibly buried at Scotch Ridge. Where is Scotch Ridge? (Esther a member of Scotch Ridge Presbyterian Church). Need death info on James and Esther as they are my grgr grandparents.Need info on their son-in-law Alex RICHARDSON who married Catherine MCMANUS.

FINNEY, KNUTSEN posted by Byron Knutsen on Monday, April 5, 1999

I was born in St/ Clairsville, Ohio May 13, 1938. Have been researching the Knutsen's and Finneys in the Scotch Ridge area.

TURNER posted by Deanna Partlow on Tuesday, April 6, 1999

I'm seeking information on the parents of George Henry TURNER, born ca. 1881-2 in Belmont County, according to his social security application. George's parents were Daisy and William Jasper TURNER. George and his brother (no information on brother's name or age) were either orphaned or left, and were raised by two old women who served as foster parents. George ran away as a young teenager and eventually joined the army, then married and settled in Lawrence County.He died in 1942. Deanna Partlow

HUNKLER, WEBER posted by Martha Stead on Saturday, April 10, 1999

HUNKLER lived in Barnesville; fathered 16 children, one of whom was Josephine

HUFFMAN, MOORE, VANFOSSEN posted by Laurence E. Dickerson on Monday, April 12, 1999

I am looking for information on the family of Emily MOORE, born in Flushing Township, Belmont County and probably a daughter of James MOORE who was born in Virginia c. 1794. According to county death records and her tombstone, Emily was born 14 December 1818, but her brother's family bible says 30 June 1819. The family consisted of the following: 1) John Peter MOORE, b. 26 September 1817 m. Cynthia A. HUFFMAN 28 September 1840. Moved to Washington County, Iowa c. 1854 2) Emily MOORE, b. 14 December 1818 m. James VANFOSSEN 19 May 1838 d. 7 March 1883 She and James had three known children: George, c. 1839, Elizabeth, c. 1841 and Mary A., c. 1843 3) Mary Ann MOORE, b. 23 January 1821 4) Henry MOORE, b. 22 June 1822 5) Hannah MOORE, b. 23 February 1825 6) Sarah MOORE, b. 16 December 1826 7) Elizabeth MOORE, b. 6 February 182? [Could not be 1827. Must be either 1828 or 29.] 8) Nancy MOORE, b. 8 March 1831

MARTIN, RIDER posted by Kathleen Rizer on Wednesday, April 14, 1999

Looking for George E. RIDER born about 1850 in Belmont Co. (according to his marriage record.) He married Julia F. MARTIN 31 Oct 1871 in Wetzel Co., W. Vir. This couple does not appear in either the 1880 Belmont Co. census, nor the 1880 through 1910 Wetzel Co. census. Does anyone have any further information on this couple? Were there any children?

BIRCH, GILL posted by Bess Wilson on Thursday, April 15, 1999

My gggrandfather, Andrew GILL, came from Bridgeport, OH, to Marshall County sometime prior to 1850. Anyone doing research on this family? He may have had a sister, Mary J. GILL, who is listed in the 1850 Marshall County, WV Census with him. Andrew was b. 12/15/1823, married Anna BIRCH 06/07/1852 in Marshall County. Have no idea where she was from.

KLEYMAN, WHEELER, WILKENSON posted by Dorothy Marde on Friday, April 16, 1999

I am related to the Kleyman, Wilkenson, Wheeler, Lewis families of Neffs and McClainsville. I am always looking for more information. Need information of Samuel Wilkenson and his wife Anna Belle (Wheeler)Wilkenson buried Alexander Cemetery.

FARMER posted by Sally Havens on Sunday, April 18, 1999

Requesting information on Alfred FARMER married to Hannah . Believe one son to be Joseph Ashley FARMER born Aug 1867. Any other children ? Hannahs' maiden name and Alfreds' parents? Thankyou, Sally Havens

MYERS posted by Jimmie Fairchild on Tuesday, April 20, 1999

Could anyone please lookup an obit for me on MYERS? First name is Zady, Zadie, Sadie Sady or similiar. Death was in 1978, sorry I don't have a closer date. I need either the obit or death record. Glad to pay costs. Contact by e-mail and I will reply.

HAWN, KINDERMAN, MARTIN posted by John Jarred on Tuesday, April 20, 1999

Looking for information on Jacob Hawn, his wife Catherine Martin Hawn, born Feb.18,1840 in Ohio and died Nov.14, 1917 Vermillion Co.,IN and their children, Linna Hawn Kinderman born Bellaire, Belmont Co., OH Feb 26, 1869 and died May 9, 1960 in Cayuga, Vermillion Co.,IN Sarah Hawn, Mary Hawn, Martin Hawn, Sherman Hawn, Annie Hawn, Emma Hawn, David Hawn and Samuel B. Hawn

HICKS, WILSON posted by Frank Kroh on Tuesday, April 20, 1999

Jonathan WILSON was born 21 May 1825, and married Bethany HICKS 20 Oct 1846 in Belmont co. Bethany was born 18 Aug 1827 in Belmont co. to James HICKS. Jonathan and Bethany moved to IL, then Marion co. IA. Isaac WILSON may have been related. Any info on these families? Thanks!

MOSSBURG, MOSSBURGH posted by Janice M. Parker on Wednesday, April 21, 1999

MOSSBURG, MOSSBURGH I am looking for information on three brothers that migrated to Ohio from Frederick MD. Daniel b July 19, 1789, Christian b May 8, 1784, Henry b Sept. 20, 1786. Daniel bought land in Washington County. Christian lived in Belmont and died in Belmont. I have an idea Daniel was here also. Henry was probably in Belmont county but moved to Ross County and then went on to Indiana. Any help would be appreciated. I have alot of information on this family and all of the other siblings.

CLTHERO posted by Rick Clithero on Thursday, April 22, 1999

Loking for information on John J. CLTHERO Married 3 Mar 1859 in Belmont Ohio and his relatives John and John Delaware Clithero Any info will be greatly appreciated. Rick Clithero

ECCLES, ECKLES, STILLWAGGON, STILLWAGON posted by Cary Schooling Campbell on Friday, April 23, 1999

Need Ancestors and descendants of Andrew Stillwagon and Martha Eccles. Their son: John Andrew Stillwagon was born Oct 12, 1845 in Belmont Co., OH. They also lived in Wheeling, WV for a time after that. Andrew Stillwagon was born in Connellsville, PA. Any information would be great! Thanks, Cary Schooling Campbell

COCHRAN, LAMP posted by Cheryl on Friday, April 23, 1999

William COCHRAN married Elizabeth LAMP, Oct. 8, 1836 in Belmont County, Ohio. I am looking for any information on their children. Is this the same Elizabeth (called Betty) and William that had the twin girls, one who died...I think their names were Mary and Martha, but not possitive. There was another girl named Eliza, she married Randal WELLS. If anyone has any information on William and Elizabeths children, please email me!

BROWN, MELLOTT, OBERIGG posted by Mrs. Johnson on Friday, April 23, 1999

Jesse (Jack) BROWN, b. 1884-d. 1970, Powhatan Point, (Belmont Cty) Ohio. Married (1st) Josephine OBERIGG, (2nd) Geraldine. Possibly had 12 brothers/sisters, some names are: George, Effee, Charlie, Isaac, Clara, John, Arch, Rosie. Looking for parents of Jesse (Jack). Any help greatly appreciated.

HUFFMAN posted by Candace Smith on Saturday, April 24, 1999

Nathan HUFFMAN b. abt. 1835 in Belmont Co. OH. Wife Allis ? b. abt. 1846 in Indiana. Moved to Brown Co. IN. Children Esra, b. abt. 1864, Rachel, b. 23 March 1868, Ann, b. abt. 1871, Fred, b. abt. 1875, and Christian, b. abt. 1876. Nathan had at least 2 brothers, John and Richard, who moved to Rice Co, KS. Does anyone know of these folks?

GILLESPIE, KIRKWOOD posted by Paul Wade on Sunday, April 25, 1999

Trying to locate the cemetery where Joseph KIRKWOOD and his wife Margaret GILLESPIE are buried. It is said to be in the "Kirkwood" cemetery, yet I am unable to locate this cemetery. They are believed to be one of the earlier settlers of the Belmont county area. Joseph is the son of Robert Kirkwood of Delaware, a Revolutionary War veteran.

POWELL, WOOD posted by Lucinda Butler on Monday, April 26, 1999

My ancestor settled in Belmont Cty;Abraham WOOD wife Jane ? I have been looking for Jane's maiden name for 2 years. They were from Chester Cty. Pa. & Quakers. Parents of Abraham were Matthew and Mary ? Wood. Matthew was born July 7 1755 son of James Wood and Mary Smith Wood. Matthew and Mary had Jacob, Elizabeth, Mary, Isaac, Tamer or James, Abraham,, Seth, and Ann I am interested in information on Abraham, his wife Jane, their son Lewis. Lewis was born in 12 sept 1811 in Pa. He married Rhoda POWELL in 1835. Thankyou, Lucinda Butler butler@imt.net

JOSEPH, SMETTS posted by Ron Palmer on Monday, April 26, 1999

John PALMER, married to ? Joseph, father of Jesse James Palmer (born July 27, 1888 died April 12, 1922)married to Goldie SMETTS, who was the father of Donald Palmer (born September 19, 1920 died September 23, 1974) Belmont County, Ohio

FREEMAN, HUNTSMAN posted by Marilyn Gault Brasaemle on Wednesday, April 28, 1999

Am looking for parents of Mary J. FREEMAN, born ca 1849 in Belmont? she married Thomas HUNTSMAN on 22 September 1870. Anyone know anything about this FREEMAN line?

COTTS posted by Bruce Cotts on Wednesday, April 28, 1999

Thomas Cotts George Cotts Edward Cotts

GRAY, HARRY posted by Shelley Graham on Thursday, April 29, 1999

Looking for Gideon Gray (shown Pultney twnshp 1850), m. Admirah Harry (1828-1896). Children were dau. Missouri, Biroca, Eugiana & Mary, and sons Granville H. and George Brinton McLellan Gary (b. 10/15/1862, Belmont Cty). Thanks....

HAMMEL, PALMER, SMETTS posted by Ron Palmer on Thursday, April 29, 1999

John PALMER father of Jesse James PALMER father of Donald R. PALMER William SMETTS father of Goldie SMETTS wife of Jesse James PALMER Ella Jane HAMMEL wife of William SMETTS mother of Goldie SMETTS

HARRISON, MOSSBURG, MOSSBURGH posted by Lucy Mossburg Bellville on Friday, April 30, 1999

Christian MOSSBURGH was born in MD in 1780 and died June 1863 in Belmont County, OH. He married Jane HARRISON Sept. 16, 1805 in Frederick County, MD. His father was William MOSSBURG, born in Germany about 1756. Is said to have fought in the Rev. War. My ancestor was Christian's brother, Henry. Anyone researching this family. Would love to share data.


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