Belmont County, Ohio

Posted Queries for July 2001



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LITTLE, TAYLOR posted by Jill Little on Monday, July 2, 2001

Any information about William Little (b. mid 1800s) of Barnsville who married Elizabeth Taylor. They had at least 6 sons, one named James Taylor Little who was born late 1800s.

ALEXANDER, CLARK, GOODWIN, MITCHELL posted by James Goodwin on Monday, July 2, 2001

I have information that my ggggggrandfather, James Alexander, and my ggggggrandmother, Margaret Clark, are buried at Scotch Ridge, Belmont Co., Ohio. Their son, Peter Alexander, married Jane Mitchell in Richland Co., Ohio. I live in Minnesota but I traveled through Belmont Co. on my way to Philadelphia. I tried to locate Scotch Ridge, Belmont Co., Ohio, but I was unable to do so. Could someone please give me directions, from the freeway, to Scotch Ridge? Thank you for any help that you can give. Jim Goodwin shotdisccoach@hotmail.com

BYERS posted by Donald Byers on Thursday, July 5, 2001

Garrett Byers is listed in the 1820 Sumerset Twp of Belmont Co., Ohio. This Byers is married to Nancy Mann. The 1820 census also shows an older women living with them. This may be one of the mothers who is living with this family. I am interested to find out if this is Garrett's mother Catharine (Sams) Byers. Would someone have a book of cemetaries which might list her and also where Garrett is Buried as he died 18 March 1857. Don Byers Lubbock Texas

BARRETT, JONES, MORRIS posted by Sandra Jones Hall on Thursday, July 5, 2001

Would like to contact descendants of Johnston Jones and Rebecca MORRIS who lived in Mead Twp. from 1867 on and had two children Frank and Grace. Frank was born in 1857 and died between 1880 and 1900. Grace JONES b. 1868 married Michael BARRETT and as of 1900 had children born 1895-1899, Lawrence, Catherine, Mary and Joseph BARRETT. My ancestor Ephraim B. JONES is the half-brother of Johnston.

MILLER, SHUNWALD, STRONG, TURNER, WEIDE posted by Meg Kemp on Friday, July 6, 2001

TURNER, STRONG, WEIDE, Johnathan Oscar Turner(b.1853 Iowa) spouse Margaret J.Strong(b.1858 OH) Son Earnest Turner(b.1889,Kansas) spouse Marie Weide daughter of Andrew and Anna Shunwald,immigrated abt.1892 All Bellaire,OH 1910 census. Daughter Esther(b.1885 OK) spouse G. Miller,Sebring OH Brother of Margaret,Thomas Strong ran Strong Enamelworks. Need Johnathan and Margaret's parents. or any information would be welcome.

BYRD, KLINE, LYNN, SPENCE, VANHORN posted by Robin Durbin(Kline) on Saturday, July 7, 2001

im looking for my grandparents family. I have lots of names and pics..but need help to find out who what and where! I also have Barnesville high school year books..1920's and 1940's. may have some info for you! thanks

BYRD, KLINE, LYNN, SPENCE, VANHORN posted by Robin Durbin(Kline) on Sunday, July 8, 2001

My grandparents were from the Barnesville and Morristown areas. Robert Walter KLINE born Jan. 1 1904 in Wheeling, WV..Wife- Hazel LYNN born aug. 10 1905 in Morristown. Both attended Barnsville High School in 1920-1924. Also thier parents. Jefferson Jacob KLINE...wife- Ruth Clara BYRD (Robert Kline'S parents)... Robert Benton LYNN..born ja. 5 1883...wife- Grace Lorretta LYNN SPENCE born july 16 1888... George Vanhorn...Mary VANHORN (Grace's parents) Anything would be great! I also have lots of pics and Barnsville High School years books! Robin Durbin Kline

HALL, LEGG, WILLIAMS posted by Tom Hall on Monday, July 9, 2001

John Wesley HALL, my 2-great grandfather was born in Virginia in 1815, moved to Belmont County, and married Eliza Ann WILLIAMS (daughter of Jesse WILLIAMS and Nancy LEGG Williams) in Belmont County in 1835. Trying to identify John Wesley HALL's parents. I suspect based on census information that his father's name might have been George HALL and they may have moved to Belmont County from Frederick County, VA sometime between 1815 and 1820.

DAWSON, KETTLEWELL, SOLOMON posted by Nancy on Monday, July 9, 2001

Solomon/Dawson/Kettlewell I am trying to organize a reunion of the kin of Elisha Solomon brn 1808 Married Eliza in Pa. They moved to Belmont County Ohio and had Lydia Solomon born about 1844 she married Solomon Dawson. Elisha moved to Madison county and married Sarah Elizabeth.Elisha had about 20 children in all I'd like to have a reunion in Madison County. Elisha is my greatgreatgrandfather. Nancy email nmrhodessr@aol.com

SCALES posted by Denny Scales on Monday, July 9, 2001

Seeking info on John SCALES married to Sarah Campbell on June 11, 1840 in Belmont Co., OH

HENDERSHOT posted by Sue Everson on Tuesday, July 10, 2001

Researching the Isaac HENDERSHOT family that lived in & around Barton, & Bridgeport areas.

DAVIDSON, PENNINGTON posted by Chuck Davidson on Wednesday, July 11, 2001

Hello Pennington Folks, Looking for a David Pennington and his wife Catherine and children. One daughter's name was Margaret. The were living in Belmont Co, Ohio in the late 1790's and the early 1800-1810-1820. Any help would be deeply appreciated. The daughter Margaret Pennington married my GGrandfather about 1839 in Beaver Co, PA. Respectfully Submitted, Chuck Davidson

WHARTON posted by Candy Wolf on Thursday, July 12, 2001

Have a photo of Howard WHARTON taken in Neff,Belmont County, Ohio circa 1915. Have Whartons in my family tree as well. Trying to see if there is a connection somewhere. The photo was given to my great-grandmother when she was a teacher in Neff, Ohio. Her name was Gladys KETCHAM.

LEE, MOORE posted by Christine Sykes on Friday, July 13, 2001

Searching for any links to a Mary Ann Lee b. 30 March, 1814, Morristown, Belmont Co. OH she was the second wife to Jonathan Ewers Moore. Would love to know her parents etc. I have a death date for her as being 1880 in Belmont Co., OH buried at the Friends Cemetery. Also have a listing of her children as follows: Mary Lee, John Lee, Hanna, Elzey, Ruth "Christie" Anna, Leven/Levin, Sarah, and Chancy

FLEAK, FLEEK, KING posted by Terri King on Saturday, July 14, 2001

1910 census, Belmont Co., Pultney twp. ANDREW KING age 29 b. Pa., wife Eltha age 20 b.Wva., dau Alma E. age 6/12 b. Pa.. Census taken 18 May. My father FRANK MARION KING was born 23 Sep. after census was taken. May have relocated to Fairfield county. Eltha's maiden name, FLEAK/FLEEK. Was told she was native american.

WALEY, WILSON posted by Larry Wilson on Saturday, July 14, 2001

Looking for info on John Echman ( Eckman ) Wilson and wife Nancy Waley.John E. Wilson born 1806 in Pennsylvania.Married Nancy June 1st , 1833 in Belmont Co. , Ohio. They had a son John Wiley Wilson , born Jan.5th , 1840 in Belmont Co. , Ohio.

GATTON, MCDONALD posted by Mary Chalfant on Saturday, July 14, 2001

I am looking for information about William C. Gatton born March 1,1814 in Belmont co.,Ohio. He married Catherine McDonald from Pennsylvania. They also lived in Knox co.,Ohio. Thank you for any help Mary

MORTON, RUFER, VESSELS posted by Patricia Morton Radtke on Monday, July 16, 2001

Info re MORTON family of Bellaire - Jesse MORTON & Elizabeth VESSELS MORTON; Grant MORTON & Carrie RUFER MORTON; David MORTON; Frank & Alice MORTON; all from 1830 to 1940's. Any info welcome. Thanks.

BRIDE, HARRISON posted by Edmond M. Stryker on Monday, July 16, 2001

Looking for relatives of Jonathan MC BRIDE, b. 1809 was a blacksmith, lived St. Clairsville, m. Mary A. HARRISON in 1833, d. 1858. Trying to find his parents or siblings.

HARRIS, WRIGHT posted by Marjorie Wright Wolper on Monday, July 16, 2001

William James WRIGHT married to Janette HARRIS, in 1890's ? sons James Stanley WRIGHT and Donald Thompson WRIGHT (my father who lists birth in Flushing, Belmont County), daughters Elizabeth, Dorothy, Miriam. Need marriage records for William and Janette, and birth records for their children.

GREGG, HINE, HINKLE, KELLEY posted by Fran Bay on Monday, July 16, 2001

Seeking any info re KELLEY family, some reportedly buried in Ebenezer Cemetery, Belmont Co. William E. KELLEY, b. 1836, m. Elizabeth Hinkle. Their son Christopher O. KELLEY,1870-1962, his wife Leona May Gregg. Their son William Arthur KELLEY, 1896-1961 m. Margaret Marie Hine 1900-1946. Their son William Arthur KELLEY Jr.

BRIGHT posted by Marva L Hanley on Wednesday, July 18, 2001

Looking for infomation on John Henry BRIGHT. Believe he lived in Belmont County, Ohio prior to 1850. Born in Wheeling, Va. 1831 parents unknown - lose him until 1850, age 18 living in Greene County Illinois. also listed is Louisa Bright, age 45 Harriet, age 14 born Ohio - Shannan, age 9 born Ohio. I believe this woman is his mother. Father probably died Ohio.

VANHORN posted by Katrina Van Horn Richardson on Wednesday, July 18, 2001

I am researching my VANHORN family line. Anyone looking for the same people? James R. Van Horn b.23 Oct 1817 in Bucks Co. PA d.7 Mar 1889 Kent, Union Co., Iowa married 25 Jul 1841 St.Clairsville,Belmont Co. Ohio to Lydia Gray Lydia Gray Van Horn died 8 Jun 1853 Belmont Co., OH Buried in Belmont Co. OH Children: Christian Van Horn b. 26 Jul 1842 Belmont Co.,OH d. 19 Mar 1865 Goldsboro,NC (Civil War) Hezekiah Van Horn b. 8 Nov 1843 Belmont Co., OH d.Plattesmouth, Cass Co., NE Caroline Van Horn b. 4 May 1846 Belmont Co., OH Zechariah Van Horn b. 4 Jul 1848 Belmont Co., OH d. 10 Aug 1922 Idaho James Van Horn Thompson Van Horn b. 1850 Belmont Co., OH d. 27 Apr 1923 California William Van Horn b. 8 Sep 1851 Belmont Co. OH d. 1 Apr 1857 Cedarville, Greene Co., OH Edward Van Horn b. 26 Jan 1853 Belmont Co., OH d.18 Mar 1889 Union Co. Iowa

GRAY, HORN, VAN, VANHORN posted by Katrina Van Horn Richardson on Wednesday, July 18, 2001

Looking for James R. VANHORN m. Lydia Gray 25 Jul 1841 St. Clairsville, Belmont Co., OH Children:Christian (1842), Hezekiah (1843), Caroline (1846), Zechariah (1848), James, Thompson (1850), William (1851), and Edward (1853) all born in Belmont Co., OH Anyone looking for the same people?

HENDERSON posted by Joseph R. Craig on Sunday, July 22, 2001

Looking for information on a Ellis Taylor Henderson born 9-26-1869 near Athens Ohio. Also on his brother Carl Otto Henderson born Feb 4, 1880 near Uniontown. Ellis was killed in a train accident at a young age. Both boy's parents died young and Carl was left with no family and went to live with an Aunt. Ellis is suppossedly buried in Crabapple Cemetary, Belmont County, may be called Presbyterian Cemetary. Carl was my Gandfather I never met and I wish any info regarding him, his brother and family. Would like to know date and circumstances of brother's death and it reported in some newspaper down there.

JACKSON, MYER posted by Diane Ziccardi on Monday, July 23, 2001

I am looking for information regarding my ggg grandfather, Andrew Jackson (b. abt. 1830 in Ohio) and his wife, Mary Myer (b. abt. 1830 in Virginia -- probably now WV). Andrew and Mary were married on June 16, 1847 in Wheeling. The 1850 census shows an Andrew Jackson in Smith Township. There is a Joseph Jackson right next to Andrew in the census. The 1840 census has Joseph, but not Andrew, which would make sense if Andrew lived with Joseph and only Heads of Household were listed in 1840 and 1850. Any information is greatly appreciated.

PRATT, WORKMAN posted by Rae Workman on Monday, July 23, 2001

I am searching for information on India PRATT who married Miles WORKMAN in Belmont County in January 1882. I know there were Pratts listed in Belmont County censuses in the late 1800's. I have not been able to connect India to any of these as all I have seen are head of households names. Can anyone tell me if India is listed as a member of the household in one of these censuses? Please e-mail me any information including parents, siblings, etc. It will be appreciated.

PRINGLE posted by Calista Dunham on Wednesday, July 25, 2001

Was Henry PRINGLE a Presbyterian minister at Morristown ca 1880? Any information on him and family appreciated. Calista

VANHORN posted by Karen Miller on Friday, July 27, 2001

Family of & gravesite of?: John VANHORN listed in 1880 Belmont Co. census age 55 (b.abt 1825 Virginia)and wife Eliza (or "Addie")age 24, sons J?? W. age 15, Geo ? age 14,David E. infant, daughter Gracie age 5. Gracie married ? Crooks, then Thomas Baird 1902.

UHRMACHER posted by Joni Calhoun on Friday, July 27, 2001

my records show that my great grandfather's family lived in this area from 1871 to 1881

FRASHER, HINDS, MCWILLIAMS posted by Virginia Hinds Meek on Sunday, July 29, 2001

I posted an inquiry last year, and have since learned the correct names of my grandfather's parents. My grandfather was James Franklin HINDS, who passed away Sept., 1965, just before his 91 birthday. His parents were David C. Hinds, b 25 Mar. 1844-Tyler Co.,WV. Married Caroline Snider,5 Feb 1864-near Calais, Monroe Co.Oh. David C. Hinds parents were: John Hines/Hinds and Sarah Dearth. John was born abt 1810 and died abt 1853. Sarah then remarried John Nalley and had three more children. Mr. Nalley lived to be 107. I have been unable to locate parents of John Hines/Hinds, or any trace of where he may have lived before marrying Sarah Dearth. Anyone who might have Hines/Hinds as last name has not replied from Belmont Co. My grandmother's last name was FRASHER, and her mother was Sarah Eliz. McWilliams from the John Hogue MCWILLIAMS family of Morristown, Ohio. I would appreciate hearing from any of these family members.

ANDREWS, WILLETS, WILSON posted by Kelly Loveless on Monday, July 30, 2001

Rhoda Willets, daughter of Joseph Willets and Achsah, was born about 1810. She married Richard Andrews, son of Richard Andrews and Mary Lane, on Sep 26, 1822 in Somerset Twp. Belmont OH. (Richard Andrews was born about 1782 in Sussex County, Virginia, died on Dec 12, 1856 in Ohio and was buried in Monroe City, Ohio.) Children were William Ellis Andrews married Ann Elizabeth Wilson, Rhoda Emeline born 1825, son born 1829, Female born 1831, Thomas born 1833, John born 1835, Joseph born 1838, Feobury Pharaby born 1842, . Charity F. born 1845, Mary born 1848. Could some one help me get headed in the right direction of township area to research this family and/or if there is anyone with knowledge or a relationship please contact me. What would be the origins of Achsah? Thanks

SUNDERLAND, VANARSDOL posted by Delmar Burge on Monday, July 30, 2001

I am looking for info. on the marriage of William SUNDERLAND and Jane VANARSDOL in 1814.

CALLEY, RANKIN posted by Mark Rankin on Tuesday, July 31, 2001

Any information on siblings or parents of Samual Rankin, b 1810, married Nancy Calley in Belmont Co. in 1834. Children Samual, John, Aaron, Clarissa, James, Hanna, and Benona. Nancy died in 1854 and Samual moved on to Iowa.

STANSBERY, STONE posted by Kathryn Collier on Tuesday, July 31, 2001

I am looking for information regarding Virginia Ann STONE. She was born in Belmont County in 1844 and is the daughter of Adam and Sarah STONE. Also need info on her parents. Birthdate, siblings, mothers maiden name. She married Francis Marion STANSBERY in Wetzel County, WV in 1865.

KLINE posted by Robin Durbin(Kline) on Tuesday, July 31, 2001

im looking for the mt. union cemetary in belomnt county. have some realitives buried there and am looking for others. im at a dead end with my gr. grandfather jefferson jacob kline. thanks for your time and any info you may have!


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