Defiance County, Ohio

Queries Posted for June thru July 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: BANKS, GILBERT, MCCALLA
Researcher: Barbara Bouton    Email: bouton.1@worldnet.att.net
Date posted: Tuesday, June 2, 1998

Searching for BANKS, GILBERT, MCCALLA, all of whom were in Defiance County (Hicksville) OH in mid to late 1800's. Sarah Ann GILBERT married Thomas Banks MCCALLA. All families with members buried in Forest Home Cemetery, Hicksville. Am searching for siblings, ancestors, or any information regarding same.

Surnames: LEE, WESTERN, WESTRICK
Researcher: Susan Kuennen    Email: sjkmed@erols.com
Date posted: Thursday, June 11, 1998

I am seeking information regarding Hannah LEE who married John WESTERN (WESTRICK) in Defiance County 25 Dec 1845. The 1850 Census says Hannah was from Pennsylvania. Any information concerning her parents or exact place of birth would be greatly appreciated.

Surnames: CAMPBELL, GIER, LUNGER
Researcher: Trish Campbell    Email: sassytrg@aol.com
Date posted: Monday, June 15, 1998

Looking for info on Archibald CAMPBELL, b. 16 Sep 1782 and his wife Frances (Fanny) LUNGER, b. 07 Feb 1788, both in PA. Both died in Defiance Co., Arch d. 09 Jan 1856 and Fanny d. 10 Jan 1855. Any information regarding Arch, Fanny, and any descendants would be great. I descend from their son Lewis M. CAMPBELL (my gr gr grandfather) who died in Defiance Co sometime between 1850-51. Lewis m. Margaret GIER and had 3 sons, 1. Samuel CAMPBELL 2. Leander CAMPBELL 3. Lewis George CAMPBELL (my gr grandfather) all born in Defiance Co.

Surnames: WHITE
Researcher: Richard Chenoweth    Email: Fever57@webtv.net
Date posted: Tuesday, June 23, 1998

Am searching for information on Elmer W. WHITE,born in Defiance County, Township of Defiance, in Approx. 1870. Elmer married Maggie M. (maiden nme unknown) and had 5 children. Know for sure was a son, Howard C. WHITE, born in Ohio in 1907.

Surnames: OSBORN, PARKER
Researcher: Lowell Pickett    Email: rothamel@iquest.net
Date posted: Thursday, June 25, 1998

Researching Allen PARKER, Esther OSBORN and Ransom OSBORN. Allen PARKER died In Hicksville Ohio 7/11/1860. Is there any information on his gravesite that I could look up? Does anyone have information on The Osborns, Parkers in Defiance county in the middle 1800s?

Surnames: JONES
Researcher: Shanna Adler    Email: adler@epix.net
Date posted: Thursday, June 25, 1998

I'm looking for information on a Thomas JONES who would have been my great, great grandfather. He was Acting President of Defiance College in the late 1800s, early 1900s. He was married to a woman named Laura and they had four sons-- 1. Ralph JONES 2. Theodore JONES 3. Shelby JONES 4. Hubert JONES I would appreciate any information that can be provided or references in historical publications. Thank you.

Surnames: ESSNER
Researcher: Patty (Essner) Cope    Email: FLAMIN@prodigy.net
Date posted: Saturday, June 27, 1998

My g-g-granfather resided in Farmer twp., Defiance Co. in 1840. His name was Nicholas ESSNER. I would appreciate any information on him or his family. I think his father was Theobole ESSNER. They came to this country in 1833 at the port of Baltimore, Md. I can't find Theobole in the 1840 census and am wondering if he didn't die between 1833 and 1840. I need some help.

Surnames: CARPENTER, HILL
Researcher: Jim Porter    Email: JPofTX@aol.com
Date posted: Monday, June 29, 1998

Searching for T. D. CARPENTER who was living in Defiance Co., Ohio in 1902. He wrote a letter in that year to Asa Bertrand HILL of Grant Co., AR. Need to know the relationship between T.D. CARPENTER and Asa B. HILL. Any help would be appreciated.

Surnames: MAZE, POPER, WATKINS
Researcher: Howard    Email: hpb@wenet.net
Date posted: Thursday, July 2, 1998

Seeking information on Joseph F. MAZE, m. Mary Ann POPER Oct. 18, 1857 in Defiance, d. Feb. 23, 1859 in Defiance. Joseph and Mary Ann had a dau, Lutheria (1858 - 1906, Guthrie, Co., IA). Mary Ann remarried to Joseph Thomas WATKINS. Who are parents of Joseph MAZE? (I do not have info on Poper or Watkins lines.)

Surnames: BROCKER, KRETZ, RUCH, SCHAAF
Researcher: Brenda Ruch    Email: emi@worldnet.att.net
Date posted: Wednesday, July 8, 1998

I'm looking for information on Charles RUCH. He died in September of 1906. He married Katherine SCHAAF, the daughter of Peter SCHAAF. He had a son named Warren and a daughter named Elizabeth. Elizabeth married Gale BROCKER. Warren married Grace KRETZ

Surnames: SHELLENBARGER, WEST
Researcher: Bob    Email: boblin@bright.net
Date posted: Friday, July 10, 1998

Seeking info on Nicholas SHELLENBARGER born 1828 or 1829. Head of household in Defiance Township 1850 census. Married Clarissa Jane WEST in Defiance County 11/22/1862. Any info on SHELLENBARGER, WEST or any other surnames that result from marriages would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!

Surnames: CLICK, CRAMER, KEEL
Researcher: Tanna Click    Email: starrla460@hotmail.com
Date posted: Friday, July 10, 1998

Looking for the surnames CLICK, KEEL, and CRAMER in Hicksville, Defiance Co., OH. Hopping to find Laura Bell CRAMER. Laura would have married a KEEL around 1900 and had a daughter, Velma B., in 1901. KEEL died before Velma was born. Laura then married Worth W. CLICK before 1911. Laura's sister Emma E. CRAMER also married George CLICK in this area. Worth and George CLICK being brothers. Looking for any other info on these families. Thanks for any help in advance. Have a little more info and would be glad to share.

Surnames: ASHBACHER, ASHBACKER
Researcher: Neal Brown    Email: nbrown@eagle-ptialaska.net
Date posted: Friday, July 10, 1998

Jonas or Jonathan and Rosina or Rose ASHBACHER/ASHBACKER first appear in 1870 census living in Richland Township of Defiance County, Ohio. I have gathered some information on Defiance Ashbachers, but have extensive information on their son, Frederick, who went to Ludington, Michigan. I would like to know where in Wurttemburg, Germany, this family came from, and would like to contact other Ashbacher names.

Surnames: MILLER
Researcher: Jackie Penrod Thomas    Email: grayston@comteck.com
Date posted: Monday, July 13, 1998

Looking for info on Barnet MILLER, b. Belmont Co.Oh. 1828. Lived and died in Defiance Co.Oh. d. 1903. married 3 times Children were, 1. A.W. MILLER 2. A.J. MILLER 3. B.F. MILLER 4. S.E. MILLER 5. O.Bruce MILLER 6. Ira MILLER 7. Miller MILLER.
will be happy to share family info.

Surnames: MCCLURE, RICKNER
Researcher: Janine Rickner    Email: srickner@peganet.com
Date posted: Monday, July 13, 1998

Researching the RICKNER family tree. Known connections in Defiance Co., Ohio are Norris RICKNER and his wife Hazel McCLURE.

Surnames: MCKEIIIPS, SOLLY
Researcher: Carolyn Ghys    Email: artghys@iland.net
Date posted: Friday, July 17, 1998

I am looking for the SOLLY family. George was my ggrandfather. His children were John: 1. Richard SOLLY 2. Mary Jane Solly MCKEIIIPS.
I have pictures of the Defiance farm l9l9. I am a part of Richards family.

Surnames: BROWN, FIGLEY, POLLOCK
Researcher: Susie Pollock    Email: rpollock@apex.net
Date posted: Friday, July 17, 1998

Need info on surname of POLLOCK. Information on James K. POLLOCK and his wife, Polly BROWN who died Feb. 24, 1913. Their son was Robert Lucas POLLOCK b. Feb. 1839 in OH and his wife Rosanna. They married on May 28, 1859 in Defiance. Any FIGLEY family members also being that Orley Judson POLLOCK b. 1870 married Ellen FIGLEY b. 1873. Need info from these family members.

Surnames: CHENEY, HAMMILL, KELLY, LANGDON
Researcher: Janet Hansen    Email: jhansen@hctc.com
Date posted: Saturday, July 18, 1998

Looking for descendants of the following whom lived in Defiance Co. OH. HAMMILL, LANGDON, KELLY, CHENEY. They lived in Hicksville township, Noble township, which are in Defiance Co. in the period of aprox. 1850 to and through 1903 and even beyond. Please contact me if you think you might have a connection. Thanks,

Surnames: BLAKE, LEHMAN, POTTS
Researcher: Glenda J. Rose    Email: caeser70@ctnet.net
Date posted: Tuesday, July 21, 1998

I'm trying to locate information about Peter R. LEHMAN. He was born Sept. 9, 1861 somewhere in Ohio. He worked for a railroad as a brakeman. He later moved to Missouri and married Rosetta (POTTS) BLAKE in April 1900. I would be greatful for any kind of help. Thanks!

Surnames: ASHBA, HILL, RENOLLET
Researcher: Tammy Gandy    Email: tgandy@idir.net
Date posted: Thursday, July 23, 1998

Seeking information on Wilburt Lavern ASHBA who change his name to Geroge Wilburt HILL after he went AWOL from the Army. He was born around Mar 1883. He married Lillie Ida May RENOLLET on 22 January, 1913 at Defiance, Ohio, by F.D. Dunnakin. He was going by George HILL when he married Lillie RENOLLET.

Surnames: BUELL, BULL, SMITH
Researcher: Connie [Martin] Binkley    Email: lnickel@worcnet.gen.oh.us
Date posted: Wednesday, July 29, 1998

Searching for Bud and Genella (BULL/BUELL) SMITH. They live in Defiance. Thank you.

Surnames: KAHLO
Researcher: Jon Kahlo    Email: kahlo1@worldnet.att.net
Date posted: Thursday, July 30, 1998

Seek information on KAHLO surname. I believe quite a few are buried in Riverside Cemetery in Defiance county. Any information will help greatly. Thanks.

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