Columbiana County, Ohio, Posted Queries for

Columbiana County
Ohio

Posted Queries for December 1997 thru January 1998



SURNAMES: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Surnames: ALLEN, ANDERSON, ANDREWS, BLAZER, HEASTAND, MCLEAN, MOSSER, RABBITT, SEELES, SKEELES
Researcher: Amy Joy
Email: afjoy0226@aol.com
Date posted: Monday, December 8, 1997

ANDERSON, BLAZER, RABBITT, ALLEN, McLEAN, SEELES, HEASTAND, MOSSER I'm reasearching the Anderson family in Jefferson Co. Over the years the family has drifted over the county lines. The following is a list to


Surnames: CAMPSY, FOLGER, REYNOLDS
Researcher: William O. Reynolds
Email: reynolds@ewol.com
Date posted: Tuesday, December 9, 1997

Looking for information regarding the Robert A. 1849-1931) and Campsidella FOLGER (1855-1934) REYNOLDS family. Children were Oliver C. Marion C., Charles J., William E., Mary Jane, Lewis P., Floyd J., Robert R. and Stella May. Robert and Campsy were married in Tyler County, W.V. and eventually moved to Ohio where they raised the remainder of their family, lived and died. Robert and CAMPSY were my great grandparents and I'm searching for any and all info, including pictures, I can find.


Surnames: LANGSDON, MOOREHOUSE, MOORHOUSE, MOREHOUSE, SHAW
Researcher: Debbie Moorehouse Garza
Email: mercury@ctaz.com
Date posted: Tuesday, December 9, 1997

Eli MOOREHOUSE married Susan SHAW in Columbiana Co. 22 Oct.1846. Looking for sibblings or parents of either.


Surnames: HARPEL, RALEY, RILEY
Researcher: Karen Gerlach
Email: kgerlach@hotmail.com
Date posted: Tuesday, December 9, 1997

My gg-grandmother, Margaret RALEY/RILEY, was born 9 Jun 1842 in Columbiana County.  Her parents were James and Edith RALEY/RILEY. Margaret married Frederick HARPEL 13 Oct 1866, possibly in Hardin Co., OH.  Need info on Margaret's parents and any siblings.


Surnames: DAVIS, ELDER, GAUNT, HAECOCK, STANLEY, VERNON
Researcher: Sharon L. Stasak
Email: gjslstasak@ameritech.net
Date posted: Tuesday, December 9, 1997

Nathaniel DAVIS (1800 - 1882) m. Margaretta VERNON (1808 -1890); children born and raised in Salem Twp. Would like contact with decendants of their children; Elizabeth (1830 - 1879) m. Simeon STANLEY; Lydia (1831 - 1857) m. Alfred HAECOCK; Anna (1833 - 1868); Hannah (1834 - ) m. John GAUNT (1830 - ) Lewis M. (1835 - 1911) m. Elizabeth ELDER (1834 - 1818); and George V. (1840 - ) m. Samantha E. Beard on 26 Dec 1868.


Surnames: GREEN, ROSE
Researcher: Clarence Pratt
Email: cpratt@dragonbbs.com
Date posted: Sunday, December 14, 1997

Searching for parents and ancestors for a Great-grandfather, David GREEN, born 1831, Columbiana Co. married Francis ROSE, Scioto Co., David died 1879.


Surnames: FLOWERS, MCKINNON, WATSON
Researcher: Marvella Emma McCluskey
Email: marjim@alink.com
Date posted: Monday, December 29, 1997

Looking for grandparents history.William T. WATSON Married Olive Gertrude MCKINNON. His parents were Aaron Phillip Watson & Alice Rebecca FLOWERS and hers were Oliver S. McKinnon and Gertrude Bolton.I believe they came up river from West Virgina and settled in East Liverpool. Will share information I have.


Surnames: WRIGHT
Researcher: Jay Wright
Email: jay.wright.law.79@aya.yale.edu
Date posted: Monday, December 29, 1997

Exchange re ancestors and descendants of Joseph WRIGHT (1757- 1831)(Quaker), who came from Bedford Co, VA, to Columbiana Co 1802/1803.


Surnames: ALLOMONG, KLINGMAN
Researcher: Darrell Lee Allomong
Email: allomong2@yahoo.com
Date posted: Monday, December 29, 1997

Seeking information on Joseph ALLOMONG, born abt.1824, married Catherine KLINGMAN in Stark County, buried in Columbiana County.


Surnames: HUSTON, PAXSON
Researcher: Jim Burger
Email: jburger@vrc.com
Date posted: Monday, January 5, 1998

I am looking for information on ancestors/siblings of George R. HUSTON (b. Beaver Co., PA, 22 Jan 1828; d. Allerton, IA, 8 Sept 1905). He married Cinderella PAXSON (b. Ohio, 2 July 1831; d. Allerton, IA, 2 July 1913) on 12 Feb 1852 in Columbiana, OH. I believe Cinderella was born in Columbiana Co. I also believe that George might have been related to some of the Hustons who lived there earlier in the century.


Surnames: LANG
Researcher: Linda Lang
Email: gnalll@msn.com
Date posted: Monday, January 5, 1998

Would like any information concerning John A. LANG aka John A.J. Lang, who was born in Columbiana County on Feb. 16, 1818.


Surnames: LYON, MOORE
Researcher: Douglas Lyon
Email: lyon@tiac.net
Personal Web Page: http://home.tiac.net/~lyon
Date posted: Monday, January 5, 1998

Nancy LYON married an Irishman named Thomas MOORE and settled in Columbian Co. Ohio on Little Beaver and had a large hominy mill on that stream and was known as Moore's Mill. Looking for more MOORE information!


Surnames: BAKER, COOK, MUMMERT
Researcher: Grace C. Clowe
Email: gcclowe@aol.com
Date posted: Wednesday, January 7, 1998

Info on John COOK and Matilda BAKER who married in Columbiana Co. 1 July 1824. Children: Alpheus, Mary, Andrew Templer/Templin, Martin, Jane, Joshua, Melvina, John M., and Matilda M. A. John Cook's parents were probably Michael and Barbara Cook from Adams Co. PA. Matilda Baker's parents may have been John Baker and Catharine MUMMERT also from Adams Co. PA. On the 1870 census John and Matilda are in Sandusky Co. OH.


Surnames: BURTON, WILDMAN
Researcher: Roger Coltvet
Email: coltvet1@home.com
Date posted: Wednesday, January 7, 1998

Jonas WILDMAN (b1794 VA,d1870 Martin Co,IN) & Mary BURTON (b1802 VA,d1885 Martin Co,IN)were married 22 Apr 1819 in Hanover Twp, Columbiana Co.,OH. I would like to know the parents of Mary BURTON. Jonas WILDMAN'S father was Joshua WILDMAN (b.c1753 Loudoun,VA,d1817 Hanover Twp, Columbiana Co, OH). His mother was Hannah(?)WILDMAN (b.c1767 VA) who died after the 1850 census in Hanover Twp, Columbiana Co,OH. I would like to find out the parents of Hannah. She and Joshua were the parents of Jonas, Joshua (1795-1869), George(C1803-1824), female(1806-?), Lorenzo (1806-1880),Nimrod (c1810-1880) All of the above family lived and died in Columbiana Co.,OH except the Jonas Wildman family who moved to Martin Co, IN in 1840.


Surnames: LYNCH, MALONE, SHREVE
Researcher: Carol Gilliland
Email: Fldollfin@aol.com
Date posted: Wednesday, January 7, 1998

MALONE family in Homeworth , Columbiana County Ohio. Any information at all on the MALONE surname in this area appreciated. Esp. family of James MALONE b. 1873 Homeworth, Oh. d. 1945 Ravenna, Oh. son of Thomas & Honora (LYNCH) MALONE both born in Ireland as found on death certif. of James Have had contact with Columbiana Co. Probate. They say this family is nowhere to be found. I know they were there. James had a son Eugene MALONE who lived in Alliance Oh. mar. to Betty SHREVE. He also had 2 brothers in Homeworth , Columbiana Co. Oh.: Thomas & George MALONE One brothers wife taught at Mt.Union College.


Surnames: MORRIS, STEWART, WARD
Researcher: Joyce McCowin
Email: RRJV07A@prodigy.com
Date posted: Wednesday, January 7, 1998

Phoebe MORRIS wed David WARD Mathias STEWART served in the Revolutionary War


Surnames: MUSSER
Researcher: Julie Blichmann
Email: grywolf@sprintmail.com
Date posted: Tuesday, January 13, 1998

I was given information that the town Petersburg was named after Peter MUSSER, my great-great-great grandfather. I'm not sure if this town is in Columbiana or Mahoning County. I do know that he died Nov. 26, 1808 in Columbiana Co. I was wondering if this information was accurate, and if there is any more information pertaining to him


Surnames: EARL, ERREL
Researcher: James Hannum
Email: HANNUM.J@GHC.ORG
Date posted: Tuesday, January 13, 1998

I am looking for any new information on the James ERREL found in the 1800 census of Middleton Twp, and the Edward EARL said in a county history to have arrived in Middleton Twp in 1804. Did they come from Washington County, PA?


Surnames: MACKEY
Researcher: William E. Mackey
Email: bmackey@mail.sdsu.edu
Date posted: Tuesday, January 13, 1998

Information about Thompson MACKEY, or relatives of his. According to "History of Will County Illinois" (1878/reprint 1973, Peterson Printing Craftsmen, Inc. Joliet,IL) Thompson was born in Columbiana County, Ohio on June 14, 1824. He lived on a farm there for 19 years, before working on steam boats for another 19 years, then settling in Manhattan Township, IL.


Surnames: MOODY, SHAFER
Researcher: Lawrence G. Moody
Email: LMoody5783@aol.com
Date posted: Tuesday, January 13, 1998

I need the names of the parents of my gggrandfather Abraham MOODY, born Columbiana Co. 1822. Married Melissa SHAFER there in 1853 Three children-John Fleming MOODY;George S. MOODY and Margaret J. MOODY. Moved to Wis. in 1862.


Surnames: SCULLION, WEBBER
Researcher: Sherry Cornwell
Email: FicusTreeNC@aol.com
Date posted: Monday, January 19, 1998

Looking for the parents of Emma Florence SCULLION. She died 07 May 1957 in Salem, Columbiana County, Ohio. She was married to W. Frank WEBBER.


Surnames: MELLNGER, SCULLION, WEBBER
Researcher: Sherry Cornwell
Email: FicusTreeNC@aol.com
Date posted: Monday, January 19, 1998

Looking for the parents of W. Frank WEBBER who died 21 June 1937 and is buried at Grandview Cemetery in Salem, Columbiana County, Ohio. Frank was married to Emma Florence SCULLION. They had at least one child, Hazel May Webber born 95 May 1899 in Salem and married to Ray Charles MELLNGER.


Surnames: KEENER, STACY
Researcher: Sherry Cornwell
Email: FicusTreeNC@aol.com
Date posted: Monday, January 19, 1998

Looking for the parents of Mary Ann STACY. Mary Ann was born 27 December 1823 and died 19 June 1865 in Unity, Columbiana County, Ohio. Mary Ann was married to Thomas KEENER and they had a daughter named Emma Sophia Keener.


Surnames: MELLINGER, WETZEL
Researcher: Sherry Cornwell
Email: FicusTreeNC@aol.com
Date posted: Monday, January 19, 1998

Looking for the parents of Catherine WETZEL. She died 30 November 1866 in Unity, Columbiana County, Ohio. She is buried at Unity Brick Church Cemetery. Was born about 1828 in Ohio. Catherine married Simeon Melchoir MELLINGER. They had at least seven children: Elizabeth, Melchoir, Mary, David, Charles Franklin, Matilda, and Martin.


Surnames: JENKINS, KING
Researcher: Margaret Day Grant
Email: gandpgrant@msn.com
Date posted: Monday, January 19, 1998

I am researching more info on the KING family of very early New Waterford. I have burial places and dates for some but not all of the family of Thomas C. King and Lucy (JENKINS) King. They came from Washington, Washington Co., PA to Unity and New Waterford. Any help with them would be appreciated.


Surnames: BABBS, BENNETT, BURGESS, CLUTTER, PETERSON, POTTS, PRITCHARD, SULLIVAN
Researcher: Alice E. Potts Hendrix
Email: ALLEY34417@aol.com
Date posted: Monday, January 19, 1998

I'm searching for the parents of my own grandfather, Robert "Earl" POTTS. "Earl" POTTS was born on 14 March 1895 in East Liverpool, Columbiana Co., OH; he died on 15 Sept 1958 in East Liverpool, OH, and is buried in Hancock Co., WV. He was married to (1) Sophie SULLIVAN (no dates); she died in childbirth prior to WW1. Earl married (2) Laura Odessa PRITCHARD Whittington on 15 October 1827 in Beaver Co., PA. We do not know much about Earl's father, Robert Earl POTTS. We suspect Robert POTTS was born ca. 1867, but we don't have a location. Robert POTTS's wife was Charlotte Victoria BENNETT (no dates or locations). One of Earl's brothers, John Ward POTTS, was married to Eileen PETERSON, whose family was also BABBS. I believe that the BABBS family once owned BABBS Island, in the Ohio River. This is apparenly the location for the pylons for the "new" bridge between Chester, WV, and East Liverpool, OH. As a child, I was taken to Babbs Island for picnics and skiing/boating excursions. The following are the known children of Robert Earl POTTS and his first wife, Charlotte Victoria BENNETT: i. Clyde POTTS; ii. Nellie POTTS; iii. Robert "Earl" POTTS; iv. Edgar Ray POTTS (married Laura PRITCHARD's sister, Iva Ameda PRITCHARD); v. John Ward POTTS. Robert Earl POTTS married (2) Ellen CLUTTER (family has her as Clutter, others state she was BURGESS, but her daughter was a CLUTTER). Robert and Ellen had Robert Wayne POTTS and Helen Loretta POTTS.


Surnames: AIKEY, HUSTON, KLUG, LISLE, MCCOY, RETZER, STUCK
Researcher: Jeannine Lemmon
Email: lovetron@iserv.net
Date posted: Monday, January 19, 1998

Looking for decendents of Michael STUCK and Louisa/Louise RETZER. Both probably born in Germany in 1840's. Their children were: Louisa STUCK, born June 3, 1868 in Germany, died October, 1955 in Steubenville, Ohio, married to Samuel Eugene MCCOY on October 23, 1889 in Ohio; Katherine Stuck; Lizze Stuck married to Joe KLUG; and Fred STUCK married to Emma ?. Children of Louisa STUCK and Samuel MCCOY were: Jean Louise MCCOY, born September 25, 1890 in Steubenville, died December 29, 1965 in Alliance, Ohio, married to Harry Chester LISLE on June 4, 1917 in Steubenville; Katherine Elnora MCCOY married to John HUSTON, Anna Eldora MCCOY married to John AIKEY; and James Donaldson MCCOY mariied to Wilma HUSTON, sister of John.


Surnames: SLENTZ
Researcher: Michael Slentz
Email: mlslentz@locl.net
Date posted: Monday, January 19, 1998

Burial site of Jacob SLENTZ who died 21 July, 1840. He was born in 1758. Any other info on his children. 8 or 9 were married in Columbiana Co. in the 1820's and 1830's.


Surnames: BYCROFT
Researcher: Beverly Wagner
Email: bwagner@wyoming.com
Date posted: Monday, January 19, 1998

I am looking for information about the Frederick M. and Sarah BYCROFT Family. They lived in East Palestine and had the following children: Frederick E., Sarah Louise, Robert Ralph, Margaret, William Frederick.


Surnames: BOWLES
Researcher: Beth Allen
Email: beth.allen1@sympatico.ca
Date posted: Wednesday, January 21, 1998

In 1884, my g'father Walter Loran BOWLES, along with his sister Martha BOWLES and his brother George BOWLES were placed by their father Andrew J. BOWLES in a children's home because their mother Laura May (Jones) BOWLES had died.
Can anyone help me with the following:
1. Whether the Fairmount Children's Home, in Alliance OH is still active and if not when it closed.
2. How, if the Home is closed, I might acquire Walter Loran BOWLES records from the Home. He was placed there at age 4 with his older siblings in 1884 and he left at age 18 in 1898.
3. Walter Loran BOWLES was apparently born on March 10, 1880 in Salineville, OH. Can anyone tell me how I might obtain his birth records?
4. Has anyone ever heard of any of the persons I have mentioned in my query? I know the BOWLES originated in VA and moved to OH some time before 1880 when Walter was born.


Surnames: FENSTERMAKER
Researcher: Susan McMahan
Email: susan.k.mcmahan@mcdermott.com
Date posted: Wednesday, January 21, 1998

In November 1997 John MacDonald requested information from me on the FENSTERMAKER family.  I have some information for him but his e-mail address is insufficient.  Please contact me again and give me your e-mail address.


Surnames: BRADFIELD, DIXON, HARRISON
Researcher: Ruth Burns
Email: burnsba@earthlink.net
Date posted: Saturday, January 24, 1998

William HARRISON and Mary DIXON were Quakers living in Columbiana County in1829 when theri daughter Amy HARRISON was born. They left the church shortly after Amy married Sylvanous BRADFIELD. My record show that William and Mary married 15 March 1810 in Columbiana Co.


Surnames: MOTTINGER, WORMAN
Researcher: Renee Carl
Email: PongoSix@aol.com
Date posted: Saturday, January 24, 1998

MOTTINGER, Reason H. born Jan. 4, 1825 in Columbiana Co. Married Catharine WORMAN in 1847. Interested in knowing who his parents were and if he had any siblings.


Surnames: GROSCOST, GROSSCROSS, KITCH, PILGRIM
Researcher: Tom Kitch
Email: tkitch@raex.com
Date posted: Saturday, January 24, 1998

Looking for information of the descedents of Philip GROSSCROSS (GROSCOST) and Elizabeth KITCH who lived in the East Liverpool, Ohio area of Columbiana County. One of their daughters was reported to have married a PILGRIM in the area. The lived in the East Liverpool area between 1870 and 1910.


Surnames: MCMACKEN, MCMAKEN, SMITH
Researcher: Dick McMacken
Email: mcmac@bigzoo.net
Date posted: Saturday, January 24, 1998

Looking for where ancestor lived in Columbiana Co. Record of marriage William MCMAKEN to Elizabeth SMITH Columbiana Co, Nov 1, 1830; record of estate in Probate Court, Columbiana Co 1843-6. Variation of name later spelled MCMACKEN.


Surnames: HILL, WRIGHT
Researcher: Katherine Marie Williams
Email: kwilliam@ashland.edu
Date posted: Saturday, January 24, 1998

I am researching the history of Sanford HILL and the HILL/WRIGHT family involvement the founding of East Liverpool. This work is being done as a paper at Ashland University.


Surnames: DYKE, FORDING, JOHNS, PHILLIPS
Researcher: Nancy Nelson
Email: calgar@netusa1.net
Date posted: Saturday, January 24, 1998

Ann PHILLIPS married Nathan JOHNS, 20 April, 1837, Columbiana Co; Ohio, at the Carmel Quaker meeting. Ann PHILLIPS was married before.Need maiden name and name of first husband, Mr. PHILLIPS. Ann PHILLIPS known children by Mr. PHILLIPS are;Rebecca PHILLIPS born about 1832, married Henry DYKE 1 Oct. 1854, Columbiana Co; Ohio, Jane PHILLIPS, Deborah PHILLIPS, married Ewan FORDING.Interested in Ann PHILLIPS maiden name and her husband Mr. PHILLIPS first name.Ann and Nathan JOHNS are found in 1850 census Columbiana Co; Ohio with children.



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