Belmont County, Ohio

Posted Queries for June 2001



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FOWLER, MCCORMICK posted by James Fowler on Friday, June 1, 2001

Seeking information about Samuel Fowler, born about 1808 in Beaver County Pennsylvania, son of John Fowler and Jane McCormick. Moved to Belmont County Ohio when Jane married John Willis either in 1816 or 1823. Nothing else is known about him.

AMBROSE, FOWLER, GASTON, MCCORMICK posted by James Fowler on Friday, June 1, 2001

Nancy Fowler was born before 1810 in Beaver County Pennsylvania, daughter of John Fowler and Jane McCormick. Moved to Belmont County Ohio when Jane married John Willis. Believed to have married Joseph Gaston in 1830 in Belmont County, then Thomas Ambrose in 1838, also in Belmont County. Died in 1886 in Morristown, Belmont County, Ohio. Seeking verification of her husbands, date and location of death and any other information.

CORNELIUS, JOHN, MCCARTY posted by Mary Ehlers on Friday, June 1, 2001

Who were Cornelius and John McCarty listed on the 1820 Census Belmont, Co., Pease Twp.

ANDERSON, CALDWELL posted by William Tompkins on Saturday, June 2, 2001

I am looking for information on George Anderson. His wife was Margaret Caldwell who is my ancester. I don't have a birth date for Margaret or George, but Margaret would have been born sometime around 1790-1805. I have found both of them in the 1830 and 1840 census for St. Clairsville. Any help would be greatly appreciated. I would like to know about their children and the Anderson family line. Thanks

COYNE, WILLIAMS posted by Bob Williams on Sunday, June 3, 2001

Looking for decendents of Peter Williams born in Ireland about 1832. Live in Bellaire, BELMONT Co. Ohio, Wife: Ann or Elizabeth, Children:Patrick 1855, Owen 1860,Annie 1861,Sarah 1863, Mary 1865, John 1867,Henry 1868.My grandfather was Patrick ( 1855-1924) Raised his family in The south side of Pittsburgh, Married Bridget Coyne, Children: John Joseph 1879 ( Baptized in St John's Bellaire),Harry 1883, Thomas 1885, Lawrence 1894, Earl 1897, Mayme ? Is there a match, It may be possible.

KILDEW, MONAGHAN posted by Debra Vogel on Sunday, June 3, 2001

I am interested in finding Elizabeth KILDEW, being married to Patrick MONAGHAN, they were married 5 Nov. 1869 in Belmont Co., OH. Would have to have more info on this couple. Thank you!!

HARRIS, MAILL, MAYNE posted by Joy Deater on Wednesday, June 6, 2001

William D or H Harris born January 12, 1872 Belmont Ohio. Parents listed as a John H Harris and Lucinda K. Maill or Maine. William eventually moved to Frederick Maryland and then to Delaware Ohio. Any info would be appreciated.

PERKINS posted by Patricia Sproat on Wednesday, June 6, 2001

In searching Belmont County Deeds 1843 I came across this informtion in deed book 26 LDS film. This indenture 2nd day of May 1843 between Lambin P. Milligan and Sarah L. Milligan his wife of Cadiz, of the first part and Samuel Perkins of the county of Belmont of the second part witness that the said party of the first part for and in consideration of the sum of 2500 dollars to us paid by the said Samuel Perkins the receipt where of is hereby duly acknowledged that this day bargained and sold and by these present do bargain sell release resolve and quit claim unto the said Samuel Perkins his heirs and asigns forever all and singular the following described real estate situate in the county of Belmont and state of Ohio and more particulary described as follows to wit, The north west quarter of section number 5 range number 6 and township no 9 in the Steubenville district to wit in Kirkwood twp county and state aforesaid to have and hold the same free of all incumberances to him and his heirs forever in fee simple together with all and singular the improvements appurtenances and belonging to said Milligan and his heirs. The sight of fencing and keeping fenced the grave of his father Moses Milligan so as not to occupy more than one rod square and the said party of the first part of the first part do for themselves their heirs asigned become to warrant and forever defend the title to the said Perkins as against all lawful claims or documents in testimony where of we the party of the first part have unto set our hands and affixed our seals this day and year first above written. signed Lambdin P. Milligan and Sarah L. Milligan The above deed was signed and delivered in presence of Alexander E Shanen This deed provides the burial place of Moses Milligan of Belmont County Kirkwood twp.

BECK posted by Spencer Beck on Wednesday, June 6, 2001

A descendant of Mathias Beck (1827-1904) of Martins Ferry is looking for his birthplace in Germany. He was the father of 10 children: John, Jacob, Nicholas, Peter, Katharine, Magdalena, Margaret, Tena, Lizzie and George. All clues welcome!!

RICHARDSON, RICHESON, SWAIM posted by P. J. Repp on Thursday, June 7, 2001

Would like info. on Thomas Richardson/Richeson and wife Mary Swaim Richardson/Richeson. They moved from Berkeley Co., VA (now WV) to Belmont Co., OH ca 1815. Had two known sons, John (b. 1788) and Mathias (b. 1790).

BARKER, YOUNG posted by Mark A. Hogan on Friday, June 8, 2001

Seeking information on Rhoda Barker who married John Barker in Belmont County between 1833-1840. They later moved to Van Buren Co. , Iowa where John Barker died and Rhoda remarried Jesse Sutton.

GRIFFIN, KERR, NUSS, RUTTER posted by Suzanne Strassburger on Sunday, June 10, 2001

Frank Griffin married Margaret Elizabeth Rutter in late 1880s (approx. date). They lived in Barnesville, Ohio, and had several offspring including my grandmother, Mariam Kerr Griffin, born 12-23-1898. She married Harry Edward Nuss and moved to Cameron, WV. John and Mary Rutter came to Barnesville from Sunderland, England, with several children. Mary died in childbirth in Ohio.

HILL, WALKER posted by Edwin Micalizzi on Monday, June 11, 2001

John WALKER and Mary Ellen BRAND were my great-grandparents. There son, Robert Henry WALKER, married Edith Ernestine HILL, and moved to NY State. I have some information on their off-spring.

HUTCHINSON, ROBINSON, WILISON, WILLISON posted by Gina Andrea Brown on Monday, June 11, 2001

Try to get any family info on the following lines. my grandfather was James HUTCHINSON (possibly born in bellaire county) married?? a Margaret ROBINSON (b in belmont county, oh) they had one child, savella. Margarets parents were a Patrick ROBINSON and Lottie May WILISON/WILLISON they had six children. she died in childbirth. they too were born in st. clairesville area or possibly from pensylvania or virginia

MATHENEY, MATHENY, MOORE posted by Judy Hill on Monday, June 11, 2001

I emailed Ralph C. Weiss concerning a query he had listed in 1997. My email bounced back. I would like to know how to contact Ralph or if someone else can answer my questions, I would greatly appreciate it. My query is as follows: I am researching Moores in Belmont Co., OH and have some questions concerning your following query. "MOORE posted by Ralph C. Weiss on Friday, November 28, 1997 I'm looking for ancestors of Josiah Seth MOORE, b.Apr 03,1839, Martins Ferry, father Joseph Moore, b.Aug 09,1809, d.Jul 18,1854,believed to be the son of Joseph [W] Moore original settler of Scotch Ridge [1799]. Need check of "Moore Family History" by Seawer your library." Where is Scotch Ridge? Where can I locate info on it? Have you found this "Moore Family History" that you mention? If not, how did you hear of it? I am considering a trip to Belmont Co. and would like to know as much about the resources available and the area as possible. It is said that my Moores were part of the Whiskey Rebellion in PA and relocated to OH where they started a distillery. Have you heard anything of this? I am descended from Michael Moore and Lucretia Matheny (or Matheney). My Moores relocated to Brown Co., IN during the Civil War. I only get time to research in the summer and hope to make the most of it. Thanks for your help! Judy (Moore) Hill

HORA, JOHNSON posted by Mary Ellen on Tuesday, June 12, 2001

I am trying to locate a copy of the anniversary booklet for Lorain Coal and Dock. It contains information about the mining industry in Belmont Co, OH. I would be interested in copying part of it or acquiring a copy. The mine I am interested was owned by Johnson's Bros. My GrUncle, Frank Hora, was killed in the mine.

BARRETT, WILSON posted by John W. Zimmerman on Tuesday, June 12, 2001

Seeking information on the parent's families of Margret Wilson born Dec.21, 1827 in Belmont Co., Ohio. Her father was David Wilson and her mother was Esther Barrett.

ADAMS, JACKSON posted by Faith Britton on Tuesday, June 12, 2001

Am seeking any information for Martha JACKSON who married Daniel ADAMS in Belmont Co. on Oct 18, 1877. To my knowledge, Daniel went prospecting in the west and left Martha and their four children behind. He was never heard from again. I'm not sure if Martha remarried, but from all records left behind it would appear that she did not remarry.

HENDERSON, SELLS, STONE posted by Lynne Stone Gray on Wednesday, June 13, 2001

I am looking for information about Margaret Sells and John J. Stone, who married in Belmont County abt 1856. They had 11 children who may have been born in Belmont county. They left Belmont County and eventually settled in Coshocton County, Ohio. One son, Clyde, married Flora Gladys Henderson.

NICHOLS, PICKETT, PIGGOTT posted by Thomas R. Pickett on Thursday, June 14, 2001

Any Info on: Isaac K. PIGGOTT (PICKETT) b.1843, m. Martha E. NICHOLS. f. John PIGGOTT b. 1804, m. Idith ?. From Loudon County, VA. moved to Belmont County, OH ? - Isaac & Martha had 7 children: Clarence, Luella, Pearl, Bestille, Maria, Mattie, Jess.

JOHN, SUSAN, WISELKA posted by P. Kelly on Friday, June 15, 2001

looking for any information on the y and o coal company in martinsferry ohio in the early 1900and information on john and susan wiselka they came from poland

GROOMS, THOMPSON posted by Linda Langle Love on Saturday, June 16, 2001

Grooms in Belmont Co.: Looking for decsendents of Albert and Sadie Grooms. Children: Elizabeth (Lizzy), James (Jim), Twin Girls, Ethel and ?. Have a picture of the grave stone of Albert,1865-1953. Sadie,1862-1941 and Elizabeth,1896-1925 from Ebenezer Cemetary in Bethesda. Believe Elizabeth married a Thompson. Alberts parents were James and Ruth Grooms who are buried at Hunter Cemetary. Any information will be appreciated and will share what I have.

GRIFFEN, GRIFFIN, RUTTER posted by Suzanne Strassburger on Sunday, June 17, 2001

GRIFFIN or GRIFFEN. Looking for family of Frank Griffin and Margaret Elizabeth RUTTER Griffin (or Griffen) who lived in Barnesville. Frank Griffin's middle name may have been Jesse. Margaret was one of several children of John and Mary Ann Rutter who immigrated from Sunderland, England, in 18870s(?) and Mary Ann Rutter died in Barnesville in childbirth. Margaret and Frank Griffin had several children in Barnesville, and later moved to Cameron WV. Any help most appreciated.

BATES, HARBIN, SMITH posted by James H. JESSOP on Sunday, June 17, 2001

In the 1920 census for Belmont Co. Mead Twp. therre was listed a Hugh BATES 65 and Mary BATES 56. It is believed they had the following children 1. Sadie Bell BATES b. 22 Dec. 1881 m. 11 Apr. 1899 Frank SMITH 2. Emma F. BATES b. June 1844 m. 18 Oct. 1900 Jacob L. SMITH 3. Anna F. BATES b. Apr. 1886 m. 14 Nov. 1903 Ross HARBIN 4. Harry H. BATES b.Aug. 1889 m. Mary K.______ 5. Charles R. BATES b. July 1890 6. Bertha L. BATES b. Jan. 1898 7. Mable L. BATES b. ca 1904 Seek descendants of this family James H. JESSOP Lapeer, MI

MAYER, MEYER, POULTON posted by Marilyn Patrick on Tuesday, June 19, 2001

My great aunt Clare Mayer (Meyer on ship's record) married a Herm Poulton, who was a surgeon. They were from Temperanceville, OH and moved to Springfield, OH. Anyone familiar with Herm? Thanks.

COWGILL, GILLILAND, MORGAN posted by Linda Kent on Friday, June 22, 2001

I am looking for information on Samuel H. MORGAN, and his unknown parents. He was born abt. 1821 in (W)VA. He was married on February 13, 1844 in Belmont, Ohio to Mary Elizabeth GILLILAND. She was the daughter of Thomas GILLILAND and Margaret COWGILL. Any information would be helpful.

ROBLIN posted by Gareth Roblin on Saturday, June 23, 2001

Surname : ROBLIN I am trying to trace ancestors who were living in Martins Ferry in 1917. I have a letter at home from a member of the family Edith Roblin, who was writing to her Grandfather in South Wales(Cwmavon). She refers to her brothers in the letter, William and George and to a new born baby, Williams daughter THANK YOU

ADAMS, GALLAHER, GREATHOUSE posted by Faith Britton on Monday, June 25, 2001

I have a photo of John Adams and his brother-in-law, Sam Greathouse. Which Adams born girl did Sam marry? I am realted to the Adams through my grandmother, Lula Pearl Gallaher and her mother, Margaret Elsie Adams.

ADAMS posted by Faith Britton on Monday, June 25, 2001

Am seeking any info on Daniel Adams who passed away Sep. 29.1917.

MASON, WRIGHT posted by Kathleen Brawn on Wednesday, June 27, 2001

John Wright and his wife Frances Mason married in Belmont County, OH in 1817. Their children were born and some stayed while others moved on to Monroe County, OH. I'm looking for Frances Mason's family who followed her to Belmont County, OH. She had a brother named Thompson Mason. If anyone has any info of the Mason families that lived in Belmont County in the early 1800's please contact me. Thanks!

DURBAN, DURBIN, FITCH, PORTER, WALTERS, WHTIE posted by Lorie Beck on Friday, June 29, 2001

Looking for living children of thomas w. durbin/durban and edna blanche walters. They are from belmont county and buried in the bend fork cemetery in belmont county, ohio. I found thomas's death certificate and it states that he was born in jefferson county, ohio. Parents being: jacob durbin/durban and ida ann porter. Thomas and Edna have three deceased children who are also buried at the bend fork cemetery: clyde w. durban born 1916 died 1917, clyde w. durbin born 1918 died 1919, and hazel l.durbin died 2000. Thomas's birth date is 5-9-1892 died 11-8-1974. His siblings are alice ann (white), minnie b. (fitch), lizzie b. (fitch). If any of this sounds familiar to anyone, please ask family members. Dont hesitate to contact me....thanks--lorie beck

VANDELN, WADDELL posted by Robert Turner on Friday, June 29, 2001

I have James Brock VANDELN b. March 15, 1841 in Belmont Cty. OH. m. Anna WADDELL 9-26-1861 Ross cty. Like to find parents/siblings for James. Can anyone help. Bob

BURGESS, HUNTSMAN posted by Betty L. (PANCOAST) Bell on Friday, June 29, 2001

Michael Huntsman B:01Feb,1808,Germany, D:05Aug,1883 St.Clairsville,Belmont Co.,OH. M:Mariah Burgess--2Sept.1838 Harrison ,Hamilton,OH. He is my greatgrand Father,have not been able to prove his birth place,or parents. I think his father's name was Joseph

BROWN, LESEUR, TROLL posted by Beverly G. Galigher on Saturday, June 30, 2001

LeSeur Looking for the parents of George F. LeSeur. George was born in NY in 1834 and was located in Martins Ferry 1860's till his death in 1898.Married to a Rachel Jane Brown of Belmont County. My great-grandfather William Arthur LeSeur is their son. William was married twice. Once to a Charlotte Cody[not positive of this name]. Secondly to a Minnie Troll of Wheeling,WV. My grandfather Arthur LeSeur was from this second marriage. Any info on any of these people or their families would be greatly appreciated.

ANDREW, CRAIG, MARY, WILSON posted by Shirley Craig on Saturday, June 30, 2001

I am looking for information on Andrew J. Craig who married Mary Wilson. They would be my gggrandparents. His son is Henry Craig who was married to Nancy E. Phillips or (Philips) Any info would be appreciated. They would be from the Belmont area. The year would be 1800-1848.


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