Belmont County, Ohio

Posted Queries for May 1999



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ANDERSON, BEEDE, CAMPBELL, CLELLAND, GARDNER, HARBERT, MAXON, NOYES, SHAFER posted by Greg Schaffer on Saturday, May 1, 1999

Looking for any imformation regarding my 4th GreatGrandfather Samuel K. SHAFER born November 1835 somewhere in Ohio. Please help me locate! Thanks..

HOPPER, HOTZ posted by Barbara Hotz Turner on Saturday, May 1, 1999

Henry Thomas HOTZ b.1810 Baden, Germany and his wife Christina settled in Belmont Co., OH Bef.1846 Their son William Thomas HOTZ was my greatgrandfather. I need to find his siblings. He married Lousia HOPPER b.Oct 12, 1854 IL. They moved to Colorado and had seven children: Emile A., Marion Franklin, Jesse, Robert Scotland, Ruby, Elmer, and Beatrice.

MOORE posted by Richard James Moore on Monday, May 3, 1999

MOORE Family Centerville, Ohio Smith Township Belmont County I am looking for information about my great-great grandfather who came to Belmont county from Virginia in 1865. My Father, aunts and uncle do not know his first name. His son was Charles H. Moore whose son was James Stanley Moore Sr., whose son is James Stanley Moore Jr.. They were self employed butchers in Centerville through the1930s. Thank you, I appreciate your effort.

MOORE posted by Richard James Moore on Monday, May 3, 1999

MOORE Family Centerville, Ohio Smith Township Belmont County I am looking for information about my great-great grandfather who came to Belmont county from Virginia in 1865. My Father, aunts and uncle do not know his first name. His son was Charles H. Moore whose son was James Stanley Moore Sr., whose son is James Stanley Moore Jr.. They were self employed butchers in Centerville through the1930s. Thank you, I appreciate your effort.

MOORE, OGLEBEE, WISE posted by Richard James Moore on Monday, May 3, 1999

MOORE -great-great granfather, first name unknown came to Belmont County from Virginia 1865. His son was Charles H. Moore, whose son was James Stanley Moore Sr. who lived and died in Centerville, Smith Township, Belmont County, Ohio.

COALMAN, COLEMAN, COLMAN, COOPER posted by Patrick L. Burke on Tuesday, May 4, 1999

I am seeking the parents of John COLEMAN (or COLMAN, COALMAN, etc.), b. 1805 or 1806 in Ohio (county unknown), and I am interested in learning more about the family of Leonard COLEMAN who lived in Belmont Co., OH in 1820 and had a male child 10 to 15 years old in his household, perhaps my John COLEMAN. My John COLEMAN (b. 1805/1806) m. ca. 1825 Mary COOPER, b. ca. 1805 Baltimore, MD. They lived in Guernsey Co., OH from at least 1826 to 1837 when they removed to Rockingham (near Davenport), Scott Co., IA. John and Mary's known children and birth years were: 1.James COLEMAN (1826); 2.Andrew COLEMAN (1828); 3.Margaret COLEMAN (1836); 4.John H.S. COLEMAN (1840); 5.Egbert COLEMAN (1842); 6.Thomas C. COLEMAN (1844). Any help greatly appreciated.

MCMAHON, WILLISON posted by Kathleen Cummings on Thursday, May 6, 1999

John Henry WILLISON born around mid 1800's lived in Belmont County. Married Anna or Alice MCMAHON from W. Virginia. Had 2 known daughters, Elna born in 1909 and Mayme born around 1902. I am his Great Great Granddaughter and in need of any information.

BARNES, VANARSDALEN, VANASDALE posted by Beverly Secrist on Thursday, May 6, 1999

Benjamin BARNES and Lydia Jane VANASDALE (or some such spelling) married in Belmont County on 23 March 1848. The 1850 census shows them with a son, Lorenzo. Seeking information on Benjamin and Lydia's parents and/or siblings.

MCMAHON, WILLISON posted by Kathleen Cummings on Friday, May 7, 1999

sometime in the 1800's possibly mid to late century

PRATT, WORKMAN posted by Rae Workman on Friday, May 7, 1999

Miles WORKMAN and India PRATT were married in Belmont County in January, 1882. I am interested in learning if this was the second marriage for India and if her parents were George W. and Elizabeth (CALIHAN) PRATT of Kentucky. Any information will be greatly appreciated.

PERSONS posted by Mary Beauchamp on Monday, May 10, 1999

My gggrandfather, George Marion PERSONS in Barnesville, Belmont Cnty. early 1800's. James L. PERSONS, my ggrandfather there in mid l800's, died in 1898. Need confirmation and info. Thanks

ASHFORD, PHILLIPS, WOGAN posted by Mike Ashford on Tuesday, May 11, 1999

I am seeking any info on Nelson PHILLIPS. He was my great grandfather. He was married to Betsy Jane Elezibeth WOGAN. They had two kids: Lydia & Jasper, born in Morgan Co. and died in Muskingum Co., Ohio. Any info would be gratly appreciated. Thanks, Mike Ashford

HOLLINGSHEAD posted by Chuck Hollingshead on Thursday, May 13, 1999

Need parents name of Joseph Barton Hollingshead.Born 1804, Belmont Co. OH. Died Nov.1879, Belaire, OH.

MERRITT posted by Rebecca Armstrong Merritt on Thursday, May 13, 1999

In search of Moses Merritt, he lived in Belmont Co in early 1800, showing up on Tax list of 1807, 1808 and 1809. May have had sons John and Ephraim J. Merritt and a daughter Sarah. His wife's name may be Mary Johnson Merritt. He lived in Wheeling and Richland Twp. In a Wayne Co Indiana Bio of Ephraim it stated that he and his mother were the early members of the Centerville, IN Methodist E. Church in 1822. In Ephraim's son John Bio it stated that this grandfather was a Rev War Soldier. I'm looking for any information on Moses Merritt. If he died in your county? Are the other early Merritt's of Belmont Co., Daniel, Robert and William related to him? Is there a marriage for Moses and Mary? What state did they come from? Any and all information would be greatly appreciated.

CRAIG posted by Patty Phillips on Thursday, May 13, 1999

I am looking for information on Sarah Craig (unknown maiden name) who married James CRAIG. Lived in Pultney Twp.. Was 36 years of age in 1883. Had 6 children. Was committed to Athens Insane Asylum.

LEWIS, LINDSEY, LINSEY posted by Betty Evans on Friday, May 14, 1999

Looking for info about HENRY LINSEY (LINDSEY) and CAROLINE LEWIS who were married and lived in the Belmont area abt.1875-1910. Had children: John, Henry Jr., Caroline and David. Anyone out there with a connection to this family? Please help, this is my brick wall that is impenetrable!!! bevans810@aol.com

CLARK, KEYS posted by Nicola Watters Klein on Monday, May 17, 1999

I am serching for information on my great-great grandparents: John KEYS and Mary CLARK. They were both born in Belmont Co. and had a child, Pearl Keys born on 18-2-1890. Any info. would be appreciated.

BREEDEN posted by Donna Clarke on Tuesday, May 18, 1999

There was a migration of Calvert County MD residents to Ohio, probably Belmont County. Does anyone have any information? I'm particularly interested in tracing BREEDEN family members. Thanks. Donna

JOHNSTON posted by Linda Johnston on Tuesday, May 18, 1999

William Henry JOHNSTON born May 24, 1848 in Somerton, Ohio, Belmont Co. Would like info from birth record and any other info available.

BLAZER posted by Peggy Heseltine on Wednesday, May 19, 1999

Looking for information on Thomas BLAZER who died in Belmont Co. after 1782.

MOSSBURG posted by Janice M. Parker on Thursday, May 20, 1999

Are there any church records, birth certificates, christening records to substantiate Christian MOSSBURG and Henry Mossburg as being the sons of William Henry Mossburg. I would also like land records, tax lists, census records etc. for William Henry Mossburg. He was supposed to have fought in the Revolution. I have not been able to find these records. Does anyone have records that this is true. These records are readily available. However, he died in the Revolution 10 years too late. It was over in 1783 and he died in 1794. This information must be fact. No possiblies. I have all of the factual informatiion on Christian and Henry, but none on William Henry Mossburg.

CLINK, EDWARDS posted by Nancy Edwards on Friday, May 21, 1999

Robert EDWARDS (my great grandfa) b.1841 in Wales & wife Ann (Davies) EDWARDS b. 1840 in Wales - living with children William (my maternal grandfa), Sarah Ann, Margaret & Jane in Bridgeport, Belmont Co, Ohio per the 1900 U.S. Census. Other children of this marriage were Mary (married Lewis Totterdale), Robert, John, Solomon. On 1910 U.S. Census, Robert Sr. still living in Bridgeport with daughters Jane, Margaret, Sarah Ann & son-in-law John CLINK. Contact with relatives desired for family history info - Sincerely, Nancy Edwards

CRISWELL posted by Nancy Edwards on Friday, May 21, 1999

Elsworth CRISWELL b.July 1867 & wife Nora (Smith) CRISWELL (sister of my maternal grandmo) b. March 1866 living in Martins Ferry, Belmont Co, Ohio per the 1900 U.S. Census with children Margaret, Emma, Della, Charles & Ralph. Desire contact with relatives of this family for family history info. Sincerely, Nancy Edwards

SMITH posted by Nancy Edwards on Friday, May 21, 1999

Samuel B. SMITH (my great grandfa) b.Feb 1840 & wife Margarette (?Shutt/Schute/Schutz) b.Feb. 1842 living in Martins Ferry, Belmont Co, Ohio with children Alvin and Mary Ethel per the 1900 U.S.Census. Other children of this marriage were Nora, Margaret, Edward & Charles. Desire contact with relatives for family history info. Sincerely, Nancy Edwards

FISH, SMITH posted by JoAnne Barrett on Saturday, May 22, 1999

Benjamin Nathan FISH d: 25 May, 1839 in Belmont Co., OH. Hester Ann SMITH b: 1836 Bridgeport OH. Daughter of Joseph and Elizabeth Callahan Smith.

EDWARDS posted by Nancy Edwards on Saturday, May 22, 1999

Robert EDWARDS (brother of my maternal grandfa) b.1870 Neath, Wales & wife Hannah b. 1875 in Wales living with children Hannah, Robert, Florence, Margaret & Harold in Bridgeport, Belmont Co, Ohio per the 1910 U.S. Census. Contact with relatives desired for family history info - Sincerely, Nancy Edwards

EDWARDS posted by Nancy Edwards on Saturday, May 22, 1999

William EDWARDS (my maternal grandfa) b. 1875 in Neath, Wales & wife Mary Ethel (Smith) b. 1883 in Ohio living with children David, William & Fred in Martins Ferry, Belmont Co, Ohio per the 1910 U.S. Census. Other children of this marriage were Bernard, Ann, Robert, Eunice & Ethyl. Contact with relatives desired for family history info - Sincerely, Nancy Edwards

EDWARDS posted by Nancy Edwards on Saturday, May 22, 1999

John EDWARDS (brother of my maternal grandfa) b.1873 in Neath,Wales & wife Margaret living in Martins Ferry, Belmont Co, Ohio with children Paul, Russell, Evelyn per the 1910 U.S. Census. Contact with relatives desired for family history info - Sincerely, Nancy Edwards

FAWCETT, HAINES posted by Blair Henningsgaard on Saturday, May 22, 1999

Sarah Fawcett b 1842 in Belmont County to George FAWCETT and Mary HAINES. I am looking for any information on Sarah or her parents.

DAVIS, SPRINGER posted by Karen Davis Newstead on Saturday, May 22, 1999

My ggf Pierce DAVIS, worked in Belmont Co., believe s farmer, married Martha E. SPRINGER in l871. 4 children born in New Matamorous, Washington Co. - Amanda born in 1877 - my gf Jacob born in 1883. Other 2 children Joseph and Rose This is only info we have on Pierce and Martha. More info appreciated. contact me at knewstead@aol.com

EVANS, FOUSHEE posted by Vernon T. Penn on Saturday, May 22, 1999

Holland Bowen EVANS b. january 23, 1834 in Belmont , Belmont Co. M. Harriett C. FOUSHEE (b. 1840)location unknown. Children: John Alfred, Edwin Foushee, Benjamin S. Grace Olivia, and Annie Cartwell. All were born in St. Charles, Missouri.

MOSSBURG posted by Janice M. Parker on Wednesday, May 26, 1999

Looking for three sons of Johann Heinrich Maasberg and Elisabeth Geispert.These sons are all proven to belong to these parents. Christian MOSSBURG b 8 May 1784 bp 12 Dec 1784 Md German Church Records Evangelical Lutheran Church, Frederick, MD. Volume 4 page 20. Married Jane Harrison, Frederick County, MD Marriages by M.E Myers page 105 Henry Mossburg b 20 Sept 1786, bp 3 Dec 1786 (Same Book) page 30. Married Mary Winbigler Page 105 (Same Book) Daniel Mossburg b 19 July 1789 bp 26 Oct 1789 (Same Book)Married Sara Riggs Rockville, Montgomery County, MD 13 June 1815. All information I have on this family is proven.(as above). I am willing to share. I also have extensive information on both the father and the mother.

BAER, MILLER, PALMER posted by Dale Smith on Wednesday, May 26, 1999

I am seeking a connection or any info. for James D BAER, who married Eliza Ellen MILLER on Sept. 23, 1855 in Belmont Co. Ohio. James and Ellen`s children were, Mary, Euna, Anna, Gurney, Cassie, Ella Mae, and Emmett Richard Baer. Ellen`s parents were Obadiah Miller and Mary PALMER, who married on Sept. 1, 1831 in Belmont Co. Ohio. Their other children were Margaret, Thomas, Richard, Catherine, Isaac, Mary, and George. Obadiah is listed in the 1850 Belmont Co census as living in Flushing Twp. I did not find him in the 1880 census, but do not believe he died until 1899. I have not been able to find anything on James D Baer.I am hoping some one else had a connection on these people.James and Ellen would of been my 3rd great grand parents.I have some info. on their children. Thank you for any help you can give me, Dale

CASTELLO, EARLY, JENKINS, NEFF posted by David Castello on Thursday, May 27, 1999

Daniel CASTELLO m. Carrie m. EARLY 11/30/1910 Belmont Cty, his dad George Castello m Elizabeth NEFF 11/16/1871 Guernsey Cty, his dad Daniel Castello m. Rachel S JENKINS also in Belmont Cty any help appreciated.

CROOKS, MCGEARY, THOMPSON posted by Judith Ashbaugh Drake on Thursday, May 27, 1999

Jonah or Joseph THOMPSON, born 1855, and Margaret (McGEARY) CROOKS, born 1859 were married at St. Clairsville 21 April 1880. Margaret and first husband, James Valentine Crooks were divorced 1877. Their daughter, Eliza Jane, born 1875 remained with her mother. Jonah/Joseph THOMPSON, Margaret and Eliza Jane were living in Richland Twp. on 1880 census. Any connections please contact Judith Ashbaugh Drake, 9487 Bayview Dr. Lillian, AL 36549 e-mail is jdrake@gulftel.com

BUCEY, CUSHING, EWING posted by Nancy C. Sieck on Thursday, May 27, 1999

On 3 Dec 1923 in Belmont Co., Keziah CUSHING died. She was the second wife (and widow) of John CUSHING (my g-grandfather). She was the daughter of John BUCEY and Ellen EWING. According to her death certificate she was born 6 February 1856 in Bridgeport. Her marriage to my g-grandfather was her third. She did not have children by her second marriage. Did she have children by her first marriage?

BARNES, HALL, HARRIS, HAYS, HILTON posted by Greg Hilton on Friday, May 28, 1999

Seeking descendants of James HILTON & 1. Priscilla HARRIS or 2. Ara Hilton who settled in Belmont County, Ohio around 1810. James Hilton died 1829 may be buried in St. Clairsville Methodist Cemetery. Originating in Maryland, the Hiltons settled the area. Samuel Hilton may have been a brother to James Hilton who also settled the area. Vachel Hall married Eleanor Hilton in Belmont County in 1813. The son of James Hilton, Jos. T. Hilton married Ann Barnes in 1824. John Hays married Mary Hilton, daughter to Samuel Hilton, in 1835. Anyone with any info, please contact me as I m compiling a Hilton family history which includes some of the founding family names of Belmont County. Please contact me via email or regular mail. Thanks, Greg Hilton 7829 Lafon Place St. Louis, MO 63130

MCCREADY, WILSON posted by Terri Stalker on Friday, May 28, 1999

McCREADY- Patrick W. McCready b. 8/10/1819 d.2/23/1917 married Mary Elizabeth WILSON. Had child- Blanche A. McCready- Story has it Patrick was saloon keeper in Bellaire, Blanche was removed from home & raised by nuns @St. John Church, Bellair. Any info on the family would be appreciated!! Patrick burried in Rose Hill Cemetery.

MARLING, SCHRAMM posted by [Gloria] Denise Marling on Saturday, May 29, 1999

My father was :[Joseph] William Marling b. 2/17/1917 -- Shadyside, O d. 2/2/1990-- Follansbee, W.Va. m. [1st] Martha Duff 1939 ? Divorced c. Nancy Jean Marling b. 5/1940 Joseph William Marling, Jr. b. 12/1941 later changed to Jay Duff Marling m. Gloria Ruth Bilderback b. 8/17/1925 on 6/12/1946 c. Gloria Denise Marling b. 9/19/1948 Parents of J. William: Hiram Marling b. 10/7/1891 d. 4/1971 m. Myrtle Mae Schramm b. 9/3/1895 daughter of Charles and Anna Gray Schramm Parents of Hiram: Charles Marling b. 9/10/1822 m. Lucinda Ice b. 1/24/1852 in Sardis, Ohio -- daughter of John Ice and Elizabeth Shook. Married in 1892 Parents of Charles: Hiram Marling b. 3/3/1816 in Bellaire, Ohio m. Elizabeth Baldwin b. 1/16/1837 ??? in Lowell, Ohio married on Feb. 28, 1856 in Belmont Co., Ohio Parents of Hiram:William Marling b. 3/3/1794 in [Belfast, Ireland?] m. Mary Ray on June 28, 1816 Mary was born Jan 14, 1799 William was said to have arrived in the US around 1832. Looking for further information on the Marling family or Schramm connection to Charles and Anna Schramm Thank you Denise Marling

TRAJANOVIC, TRANOVICH, TRAYANOVICH, TRAYANOVITCH, TROYANOVICS posted by David Tranovich on Saturday, May 29, 1999

TRANOVICH (var. TRAYANOVICH, TROYANOVICS, TRAJANOVIC) Andy TRANOVICH (Grandfather) (wife: Sophia)owned a farm and raised family in Jacobsburg on Tar Run Rd. later moving to Barton. Looking for any info especially anything on a brother (name unknown) who may have died in a mining accident. Especially would like to find actual spelling of name in 1920 census.

EVELAND, WORK posted by Lona Stevens on Monday, May 31, 1999

Sarah Ann WORK married John EVELAND in Morgan County on March 14,1845.Sarah was born in the 1820's in Belmont County.Need to find the names of Sarah's parents,actual date of birth and any brothers and sisters.


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