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Posted Queries for December 1999


CHAPMAN, ESTERLINE, KALER, KIRKENBURG, WALLACE posted by Susan Richardson on Wednesday, December 1, 1999

I am looking for the parents of Henry ESTERLINE born June 1821 Hanover, York, Pa. This family shows up on the 1850 census for Sandusky Township Crawford County. His wife's name is Christina born ca 1823 PA. Their children are David born Aug. 1845, married Mary Cathrine WALLACE; Susanna M. (Susan) born 1844 married John KIRKENBURG; Catharine born 1843, married Henry KIRKENBURG; Mary born 1849; Lydia born 1852; Henry, Jr. born 1853 married Hattie; Martha born 1855; Elva born 1858; Mandana born 1860; Emma born 1865; William born 1865. All the children were born in Ohio. This family moved to Millcreek Township, Williams County OH by the 1860 census. I believe him to be the son of Henry ESTERLINE and Mary from Maryland whose other children include Ephiram born 1825 married Martha Ann CHAPMAN; Andrew born 1817 married Martha ?; Eli born 1827 married Mary? I also believe that John ESTERLINE born Mar 1819 married Elizabeth KALER is the son of Henry and Mary. I would also like to find Christina's maiden name and parents and the date of marriage for Henry and Christina. Susan Richardson 3500 Paint Trail, Fort Worth, TX 76116

DICKERSON, SEITZ posted by David Sander on Thursday, December 2, 1999

I'm searching for the parents of John H. DICKERSON. He was born on 6 Oct 1886. He died 5 Sep 1938 and is buried in Fairview Cemetary in Crawford County, Ohio. He was married to Anna Mary Emma SEITZ born 28 Mar 1880. I'm also looking for the marriage date and place as well as his birth place. David Sander 625 N. McKean St., Butler, PA 16001

MCCLELLAND posted by Connie Bainbridge on Friday, December 3, 1999

I have Mary MCCLELLAND, born Aug 10, 1826 in Richland Co., Ohio, died March 14, 1870, married William Simmons Nov. 11, 1841. I have no other info.

ELLIOTT posted by Gordo Elliott on Saturday, December 4, 1999

I am searching for data on James ELLIOTT who died in Crawford County in 1839. Are there any newspaper articles, obituraries about him and his wife Abigail?

ALLISON, COSAT, JOHNSON, JOHNSTON, JONSTON posted by Sue Willmott on Sunday, December 5, 1999

Does this look familiar to anyone in Crawford county? 1. L H1 JONSTON was born about 1840, and died unknown. He married ? before 1864 in Ohio?. She was born about 1840, and died unknown. Child of L JONSTON and ? is: 2. Violetta Letta B2 JONSTON (L H1) was born 1864 in Ohio aka JOHNSTON, JOHNSON, and died before 1890 in Oakwood?. She married Charles F ALLISON October 18, 1883 in Newtown, Vermilion County, Illinois, son of Otha ALLISON and Minerva COSAT. He was born July 19, 1862 in Danville, Illinois, and died July 07, 1942 in Danville, Illinois.

ADAMS, RALSTON posted by Aileen Brandis on Wednesday, December 8, 1999

My ancestor, Thomas ADAMS and his wife Elizabeth RALSTON, lived and bore children in Bucyrus, Crawford county from about 1815 to abt 1834. Does anyone know when Crawford county was formed and from what counties? Does any one have access to the 1830 census of Crawford and volunteer a look up for me in regard to Thomas ADAMS? There is a possibility that one of his sons from his first wife, Henry S. ADAMS could also be on the 1830 census. Are there any prior census for Crawford? Or if Crawford wasn't Crawford before 1830 what type of records might be available to search for him? Thank you, Aileen Adams Brandis

NICHOLSON posted by Helen Bakguy on Thursday, December 9, 1999

Looking for NICHOLSON names in Bucyrus, OH for Silas and Sarah NICHOLSON living there in 1874 when son Lewis Edward was born. Silas left the family and may have gone to CA. He died ? but Lewis was old enough to go get his Dad and bury him in Crawford Co. Ohio. I want to know who Silas father was. Helen

JORDAN, SCHEEN, SHEEN, SHEHAN, SHEHEN posted by Marilynn VanBrocklin on Friday, December 10, 1999

I am looking for any information on my ancestors named SHEHEN, SHEHAN, SHEEN, SCHEEN, JORDAN who traveled thru Crawford County between 1840-1850. My grandfather Milton SHEEN born 1839 in Holmes County was traveling with William D. SHEHEN age 51-61 on their way to Putnam County. Milton's father,William SHEEN age 30-40 may have died on the way. If anyone is searching this family or has information I would like to be in contact with them. Marilynn VanBrocklin

CASEY, LEITER, ROSS posted by Richard Ross on Wednesday, December 15, 1999

Uriah CASEY and his wife, Ellenorah LEITER were in Crawford County after marrying in Richland County in 1841. Uriah was born 20 Aug 1815 in Ohio and died 2 Nov 1893 in Crawford County. Ellenorah was born 30 Aug 1820 in Maryland and died on 16 Dec 1870 in Crawford County. She was probably connected to the Richland County LEITER Family. Their children were Emerilla (Emma) born 1841, Senia A. born about 1845, Maudilla born about 1846 and Calvin C. born in 1847. Emma was married to Sullivan ROSS in Crawford County on 17 Oct 1860 where he was employed as a Railroad Engineer. They lived in the county for at least 10 years. I am looking for the names of Uriah's and Ellenorah's parents. Richard Ross 30972 E Hwy 151, Lot 233 Platteville, WI 53818

BOND, HAHN, MCBRIDE, RANK, RINEHART, WILLIS posted by Jim Neal on Saturday, December 18, 1999

I'm researching the MCBRIDE, RINEHART, & BOND families in Wyandot and Marion Counties and I'm in need of a little help. Could someone please help me find information on the following individuals and their ancestors/descendents? 1) Rebecca Jane (HAHN) MCBRIDE, born January 3, 1822 and died in 1892; married Joseph MCBRIDE in 1941; She is supposedly buried in White Cemetery. 2) Joseph MCBRIDE, husband of Rebecca, died about 1875. Supposedly buried in White Cemetery. 3) Elizabeth Ann (MCBRIDE) RINEHART, wife of Hugh RINEHART and daughter of Joseph and Rebecca, born in Crawford County March 29, 1842 and died about 1918 in North Robinson. member of the M.E. Church. 4) Hugh RINEHART, husband of Elizabeth, died 1917. 5) John MCBRIDE, Frank MCBRIDE, Charles MCBRIDE, and William MCBRIDE, sons of Joseph and Rebecca MCBRIDE. 6) Mrs. Jane WILLIS and Mrs. Alice RANK, daughters of Joseph and Rebecca MCBRIDE. 7) Rev. J.C. RINEHART, son of Hugh and Elizabeth RINEHART; Rev. RINEHART was living in North Robinson in 1921. 8) Clara V. (RINEHART) BOND, daughter of Hugh and Elizabeth RINEHART, wife of William BOND married 1885. 9) William BOND, husband of Clara RINEHART. 10) Harry BOND, son of Clara and William 11) Dorothy and Nellie BOND, daughters of Clara and William. 12) Ralph BOND, grandson of William and Clara. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks Jim Neal, San Diego, CA

DECKER, VANDERHOOF posted by Toby Kendrick on Sunday, December 19, 1999

Looking for any information on James and Margaret VANDERHOOF DECKER who were born in New Jersey and later settled in Crawford Co., OH in the vicinity of Sandusky. They had 13 children, four sons by the name of Aaron, Harvey, James, and Warren. I am especially interested to see if they had a daughter by the name of Elizabeth. Any information on this family would be greatly appreciated. Thanks, Toby

PICKLE posted by Clarence Hanners on Tuesday, December 21, 1999

Looking for anything on Simon PICKLE born about 1800

DINGELDEIN, DINGELDEY, DINGLEDINE, DINKLEDEIN posted by Derek Dingledine on Wednesday, December 22, 1999

DINGELDEIN, DINGLEDINE, DINKLEDEIN, DINGELDEY I am trying to find any information on a DINGLEDINE family that appear in 1850 and 1860 census in Whetstone and Polk Twp. I have three names Peter, Catharine and Jacob. If anyone can help with any information on this family I would grateful for the lead. At this point name are about all I have. Derek Dingledine

MONROE, PARAMORE, PARAMOURE, PARRAMORE posted by Dianne l. Fulton on Thursday, December 23, 1999

Does anyone have info on: Zell Burton PARAMORE born 2-20-1867 died 1-2-1962 married 9-24-1891 to Lillian Katherine MONROE born 7-15-1873 died 8-11-1916. Thank you, Dianne.

DECKER, VANDERHOOF posted by Toby Kendrick on Thursday, December 23, 1999

I am very interested in any information pertaining to Elizabeth DECKER, daughter of James DECKER. Here is what I have: 1 Aaron M. DECKER born. 2 Feb 1786 in Morris Co., NJ; died 2 Jan 1808 in Ogle Co., IL; married Mary VANDERHOOF who later died 31 Mar 1840 in Crawford Co., OH. I don't know how long they stayed in Crawford Co., but several of their children were married there. 2. James A. DECKER born 15 Feb 1810 in NJ; died 22 Sep 1859 in DeKalb Co., IL; married Margaret VANDERHOOF 26 Sep 1829 in NJ. Most if not all of James and Margaret's children were born in Crawford Co., OH: Mathias DECKER born in Crawford Co., OH; Minerva DECKER; William DECKER born 30 Nov 1835 in Crawford Co., OH; Elizabeth DECKER born in Crawford Co. OH; Warren DECKER born 21 Aug 1839 in Crawford Co., OH; Angeline DECKER; Aaron DECKER; James DECKER; Charles W. DECKER; Ardella DECKER; Harvey DECKER. Any information would be greatly appreciated. Thanks, Toby

PARAMOURE, PARRAMORE, WALLER posted by Dianne l. Fulton on Monday, December 27, 1999

Re: PARAMOURE surname I also have an Ellinor WALLER PARRAMORE in my family tree. I'm trying to find out info on Ellinor herself along with John PARRAMORE. Any help would be appreciated. Thank you, Dianne L. Fulton

HOCKER, HUFF, KNEPPER posted by Melanie Kelley on Monday, December 27, 1999

Seeking info on the following family lines. Mary HOCKER born 1833 Dauphin County., PA married Jacob KNEPPER by 1855 when they had moved to Crawford County, Oh. Their children: Delilah born 1855 Crawford County, OH married Jonah HUFF; Josiah born 1860 Crawford County, OH; Margaret Elizabeth born 1857 Crawford County, OH; Henry Morton born ? Crawford County, OH; Geneva born 1869 Elkhart, IN. Is anyone else researching this line? Thanks! Melanie

MINER, MINOR posted by K L Minor on Monday, December 27, 1999

MINOR, MINER Looking for any information regarding MINOR/MINER ancestory in the Crawford County, Ohio area (early 1800s), possibly West Liberty and/or Shelby.

HENRY posted by Janice Henry on Tuesday, December 28, 1999

Interested in anyone that remembers a HENRY that had a used furniture store in Galion in the 40's or 50's. Also would like to hear from any HENRY's in the Galion, Richland county or Morrow county area. Janice Henry

DECKER, DULL, TOWNSEND, VANDERHOOF posted by Toby Kendrick on Wednesday, December 29, 1999

I am looking for any information on the following DECKER family with special interest in the children of James DECKER and Margaret VANDERHOOF. Thanks for any help you might be able to give. Toby Peter Decker born about 1740 married. Catherine ? and all I have is he died in NJ. William DECKER born about 1795. Andrew DECKER born about 1770. Jeremiah DECKER born about 1775. James DECKER born about 1784 in Morris Co., NJ, died 4 Apr 1849 in Crawford Co., OH. Aaron M. DECKER born 2 Feb 1786 Morris Co., NJ died 1858 in Ogle Co., IL married to Mary VANDERHOOF 2 Jan 1808 in Morris Co., NJ. Mary was born 12 May 1792 in NJ and died 31 Mar 1840 in Crawford Co., OH. Catherine Ann DECKER born 12 Nov 1808. James A. DECKER born 15 Feb 1810 in NJ died 22 Sep 1859 in South Grove Twp, DeKalb Co., IL married to Margaret VANDERHOOF 26 Sep 1829 in NJ. Margaret was born 1 Feb 1811 in NJ and died 24 Feb 1895 in DeKalb Co., IL. Mathias DECKER born in Crawford Co., OH; Minerva DECKER. William DECKER born 30 Nov 1835 in Crawford Co., OH. Elizabeth DECKER. Warren DECKER born 21 Aug 1839 in Crawford Co., OH. Angeline DECKER. Aaron DECKER. James DECKER. Charles W. DECKER. Ardella DECKER. Harvey DECKER. ??son DECKER. Frederick DECKER born 1 Sep 1812 in Morris Co., NJ died 1892 in Deleware Co., OH married Annie J. TOWNSEND 1834 in NJ. Mahlon DECKER born 2 Jan 1815 in NJ died 22 Jul 1874 in Hancock Co. OH married Minerva DULL 15 May 1836 in Crawford Co., OH. Sally Ann DECKER born 17 Nov 1816. Jane DECKER born 6 Sep 1819 in NJ died 19 Aug 1889 in Crawford Co., OH. Maria DECKER born 14 Apr in Morris Co., NJ died 4 Jan 1875 in Crawford Co., OH. Caroline DECKER born 22 May 1824. Alexander DECKER. Emeline DECKER born 22 May 1829. Peter DECKER Jr. born about 1796 in NJ died about 1872 in NJ married Sarah VANDERHOOF 25 Dec 1817 in Morris Co., NJ. John A. DECKER born about 1797. Frederick DECKER died 1865 in NJ.

POTTER, YOUNG posted by Mary Potter Miller on Wednesday, December 29, 1999

Researching surname of POTTER. Thomas Eldon POTTER originally from Bellevue, moved to Bucyrus, Crawford Co. in 1930's married Kathryn Anna Margaret YOUNG POTTER who was originally from Crestline, Crawford Co. and then Bucyrus.

DAGG, YOUNG posted by Mary Potter Miller on Wednesday, December 29, 1999

Looking for Maggie DAGG and Robert DAGG information. Was Maggie's maiden name Bauer? Where was Robert from? Who were his parents? What was his occupation? My grandmother was Matilda Celina DAGG YOUNG, one of their daughters. Who were her siblings? Was there a Pearl ? Does anyone know anything of this family? Please respond to or write to Mary Potter Miller, 18586 Dallas Co. Line Rd., Phillipsburg, MO 65722. Thank you so much for your help.

CRAWFORD, JORDAN posted by Jean Neuer on Wednesday, December 29, 1999

My mother and her family lived in Bucyrus, Ohio in Crawford County in the early 1900's (I am sure that they lived there by 1910, and still lived there in the 1920's). I am looking for ties to the CRAWFORD family, and would also appreciate any info on the JORDANs in Bucyrus. My grandfather, George JORDAN, worked for W. A. Riddle co. My grandmother's maiden name was CRAWFORD, and she, Neva CRAWFORD JORDAN, was said to have been directly related to Col. Wm. CRAWFORD. Since Neva and George and their children Lewis Stanley and Marguerite (I think my mother's christening name was Margaret Louise, but that she changed it as an adult to Marguerite CRAWFORD JORDAN) (she was called Meg or Pinkie).

CAROTHERS posted by Dave Osborne on Friday, December 31, 1999

I would very much appreciate a look-up from the 1850 Crawford Co. census. The name is Andrew CAROTHERS, Whetstone Twp., Page 27. Thanks!!! Dave Osborne

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