Gallia County Ohio Queries - May 1997 thru July 1997


DATE: 07/28/1997 SUBMITTER: Mary Campbell
SURNAMES: FAULKNER, WALLACE, SILVEY, WHITT, ROACH
I am looking for information on Sally Faulkner that married John Wallace. Also I am looking for information on the children of William Silvey and Margaret Roach and Edward Whitt and Virginia Faulkner. The children of William and Margaret are James, William, Rebecca, Mary, Anna and Andrew. Would like to know who they married.
DATE: 07/28/1997 SUBMITTER: Charles J. Wood
SURNAMES: WOOD, BLAKE, DOGGETT, DAGGETT, TORBRIDGE, TROWBRIDGE
Looking for help! David and Martha BLAKE, Swann Creek about 1820's in Ohio Township. Daughter Ladotia Foster BLAKE, married a Jesse Matick WOOD on 11-18-1816 at Marietta,Ohio. I am trying to find the parents of Jesse Matick WOOD. Martha Blake was a DOGGETT/DAGGETT and Jesse daughter married one Cryenus TORBRIDGE/TROWBRIDGE, moved on to Albia Iowa. Any help will be treasured.
DATE: 07/28/1997 SUBMITTER: Cliff Hodgins
SURNAMES: BLODGETT
Looking for information on family of John Emory BLODGETT. Spouse was Nancy Gillette. Only known child, Chauncey Gillette BLODGETT born 26 Mar 1847 in Gallipolis, Gallia County, OH.
DATE: 07/28/1997 SUBMITTER: Windsor J. Smith
SURNAMES: GRAVES, WATKINS
James GRAVES and wife, Sally or Sarah WATKINS, moved into Gallia County c 1820. Any children born to this couple while in Gallia County?
DATE: 07/28/1997 SUBMITTER: Lona Marting
SURNAMES: COCHRAN
I am looking for information on John Fletcher Cochran who may have lived in Gallia Co, during the years 1880-1919. His parents were William and Mary (Grimes) Cochran. Info on his birth, death or burial place would be greatly appreciated.
DATE: 07/28/1997 SUBMITTER: Suzy
SURNAMES: KING, MARTIN
Am looking for info. on Mary KING, b. 14 Oct. 1819 in Gallia Co. She married Wesley MARTIN b. 24 Jan. 1818 in Chautauqua Co., NY. Wesley listed in 1840 Federal Census Index in Hendricks Co., IN. Son Henry was b. 11 Dec. 1843 in Lebanon, Boone Co., IN.
DATE: 07/28/1997 SUBMITTER: Eric Barbo
SURNAMES: HALLEY, MARTIN, THOMAS
Samuel HALLEY arrived in Gallia County in 1816, soon married Letitia THOMAS. There daughter Lucinda HALLEY married in 1843 Presley MARTIN, son of Tabitha Self MARTIN, who brought her family to Gallia County in 1838. Presley and family moved to Missouri about 1870. Any information beyond this like brothers, sisters, parents would be helpful.
DATE: 07/28/1997 SUBMITTER: Pat Steffen
SURNAMES: IRONS
REUBUN IRONS born 18/Aug/1826 in Janesville, Gallia county Ohio. Married Eliza Atwood born 23/March/1830 in Rockton, Winnegago Co. Ill. 5/Jan/1853. I have gone back this far but can't find parents or brothers or sisters.
DATE: 07/28/1997 SUBMITTER: no name
SURNAMES: BESWICK
Do you know where I might find Orphans Court records or Guardian records for 1848 for Galliopolis? I am trying to find the name of my great-grandfathers parents. I believe the father to be George Beswick found on the Gallia County 1850 census. Any help would be appreciated.
DATE: 07/24/1997 SUBMITTER: Rita Ray
SURNAMES: RAY
I am working on RAY genealogy. Please contact me if you are also working on Ray. I would like to have a family Ray group sheet.
DATE: 07/24/1997 SUBMITTER: Sue Lathrop
SURNAMES: CLARK, ROBERTSON
Looking for parents of David ROBERTSON and Rebecca CLARK. David born January 1, 1800 in Virginia. Rebecca born Dec. 15, 1804 in New Jersey. They married in Gallia County June 14, 1821. There children born in Ohio were Judith b. 1826, Amos Sloane b. 1830, Hannah C., b. 1834, Eleanor, b. 1836, James Henry b. 28 April 1839 in Lawrence Co., John Dewitt b. 1845 and one child Mary born 1846 in Illinois. David is said to have had 2 brothers who came down the Ohio river to Illinois. Have information on descendants, willing to share.
DATE: 07/24/1997 SUBMITTER: Margie Gilliland
SURNAMES: BRIERLY
Looking for any info on the Brierly family who lived in Gallia County in the mid-1800s.
DATE: 07/24/1997 SUBMITTER: Clifton Yeager
SURNAMES: CORN, WHITT, YEAGER
Seeking the descendants of Rebecca Yeager, b.1806 & Richard Corn, b.1805, who apparently died between 1832 & 1840; then Rebecca remarried Edward Whitt of Gallia Co.and had 4 children.
DATE: 07/24/1997 SUBMITTER: Roger Byers
SURNAMES: IRIONS
My ggg-grandmother was a Jemima Hutchinson who married a Henry Irions around 1803. I believe they lived for awhile near Rockingham, N. C. before migrating to Gallia County Ohio around 1820.
DATE: 07/24/1997 SUBMITTER: William Fitch
SURNAMES: FITCH
Where was Lincoln, Gallia, OH? I would love to find church/baptismal records. Looking to link a John FITCH to the NY or CT FITCHES.
DATE: 07/24/1997 SUBMITTER: Diane Beier-Smith
SURNAMES: ETIENNE, DUMARIN, DUPORT
I am looking for living descendants of the original "French 500" of Gallipolis. Surnames: Etienne, DuMarin, DuPort.
DATE: 07/18/1997 SUBMITTER: J.K.Landis
SURNAMES: LANDES, SEAWRIGHT
Searching for information about David B. Landes, b.c1803 in Augusta Co. VA, m. Mary Seawright 10/12/1826 in Augusta Co. VA. They were living in Gallia Co. OH by 1835. I'm especially interested in location and in the names of their children. Many thanks, in advance, for any information.
DATE: 07/18/1997 SUBMITTER: Debra Ventling
SURNAMES: GOOCH, REES
I am searching for information about the parents and grandparents of Charles N. GOOCH and Mary REES. They were married in Gallia Co. in 1887 and lived in Raccoon Twp. until their deaths. They are buried in Mt. Tabor Cem.
DATE: 07/18/1997 SUBMITTER: Debra Ventling
SURNAMES: DECKARD, HARTSOOK
I am searching for information about the parents of Henry H DECKARD and Mary E. HARTSOOK. They were married in 1860 in Gallia Co. and lived in Huntington Twp. and Raccoon Twp. They died in 1902 and 1899 respectively and are buried in Brush Cem. I cannot locate the names of their parents.
DATE: 07/16/1997 SUBMITTER: Karen Alexander
SURNAMES: BATES, MEADE
I need any information on David Ward BATES and Julia Tuttle (Bull) MEADE,whose son, Lyman Park BATES,was born in Gallipolis, Gallia, OH., in 1820.
DATE: 07/16/1997 SUBMITTER: Mary Roberts
SURNAMES: EDLER, ADLER
I researching PEARLE RAY EDLER, born in Gallia co. on Sept. 11, 1879 to JOHN EDLER & ANNA C. RIPLEY. JOHN EDLER'S father was CHARLES EDLER. They immigrated from Mecklenberg, Germany, and changed the name from ADLER to EDLER. Any and all info would be appreciated.
DATE: 07/16/1997 SUBMITTER: Mary Campbell
SURNAMES: FAULKNER, DUNLAP
Looking for any information on Daniel Faulkner and his wife Nancy Dunlap. Any help I could get on the children of Daniel would be greatful. Know that he is buried in Gallia Co.,Ohio.
DATE: 07/16/1997 SUBMITTER: Bill Fitch
SURNAMES: FITCH, HOUCK
William Henry Harrison FITCH aka Henry FITCH b.1840 possibly Gallia, Gallia, OH, Married Elizabeth HOUCK 9/9/1866 also in Gallia County. Had 4 kids Lydia, William HH FITCH Jr, James, & Ira. Looking for parent references for WHH Fitch
DATE: 07/16/1997 SUBMITTER: Mildred L. Smith
SURNAMES: ROTH, ROADS, RHOADES
Searching for any information on Jacob ROADS, his wife Elizabeth and daughter Louisa. In 1850 they were living in Harrisburg, Raccoon Twp., Gallia Co. In 1860 they were all gone. Did Jacob die or did he move on. He owned and operated the Mill at Harrisburg which he bought from the TOPPING HEIRS. The smallest bit of info will be greatly appreciated.
DATE: 07/10/1997 SUBMITTER: Roger Byers
SURNAMES: WHITE, CANTERBURY
I am searching for information on the ancestors of Catherine (HAMILTON) WHITE-CANTERBURY who moved into Walnut Township in the 1840's with her children and their families. Catherine was born in 1793 MD., and died in 1873 in Gallia County.
DATE: 07/10/1997 SUBMITTER: Roger Byers
SURNAMES: LEWIS, YEAGER
I am searching for information on the ancestors of John George LEWIS (b. 1846) and his wife, Julia (b. 1856) YEAGER. They lived in Cheshire Township in the late 1800's.
DATE: 07/10/1997 SUBMITTER: Roger Byers
SURNAMES: ELLIOTT, IRION, GLEASON
I am searching for information on the ancestors of Jacob ELLIOTT. B. 1815 who married Catherine IRION in 1839 in Gallia County. Jacob's parents may have been James and Eleanor (GLEASON?).
DATE: 07/10/1997 SUBMITTER: Barbara Madden
SURNAMES: JOHNSON, BRUNO
JOHNSON, August and Wilhelmina came to U.S. in 1869 from Prussia to "Ohio". Accompanied Daughter and her family (Charles BRUNO) and their children. August born abt 1810 and Wilhelmina abt 1808. Wonder if they went to Gallia Co. after 1870 Lawrence Co Ohio census. No other trace.
DATE: 07/07/1997 SUBMITTER: Sara M. Green
SURNAMES: CARPER
I am just beginning my search for my ancestors and have very little information right now to begin my search. My ggrandfather, Allen Francis (Frank) Carper was born in Gallia,Co. Ohio on May 5, 1872 and died in Logan Co., W.Va. Sept. 10,1929. I would like to see if anyone might have any information on his parents, siblings or any other related family.
DATE: 07/07/1997 SUBMITTER: Karen S. Cox
SURNAMES: GAY, MCMILLIN
I am seeking imformation on the parents of Jane GAY b. Feb. 14, 1790 Va. and d. Nov.27,1835 in Gallia Co. Ohio. Jane was married to Joseph MCMILLIN b. March 9, 1793 Va, and d. Sept.14, 1872 in Gallia Co. Ohio. Jane is buryed in the Martindale Cemetery of Huntington Township. I would also be very interested in the parents and sibblings of Joseph MCMILLIN. Any imformation at all would be very helpful.
DATE: 07/01/1997 SUBMITTER: Charlie Hazlett
SURNAMES:
I am seeking information concerning the "Negro Reservation" which at one time existed around the Bidwell-Porter area.
DATE: 06/30/1997 SUBMITTER: AWilliams
SURNAMES: MULFORD, COOK
Ezekiel MULFORD died in Cheshire, OH in 1871. I am looking for the cemetery where he is buried. I understand there is a monument to his memory there. Also need information about his wife, Sally COOK.
DATE: 06/30/1997 SUBMITTER: name not known
SURNAMES: WILLIAMS, HANDLEY
George W. WILLIAMS B. 1864 Gallipolis, Ohio, m. Lenora HANDLEY 1902, d. Spokane WA. 1947.
DATE: 06/30/1997 SUBMITTER: Robbintina Harrison
SURNAMES: BING, ENTSMEYER
John BING, born in Augusta Co VA abt 1800, went to Gallia Co OH with his parents at early age, married Sarah ENTSMEYER 11 Jan 1821 (Meigs Co OH?). Need descendant information.
DATE: 06/30/1997 SUBMITTER: Robbintina Harrison
SURNAMES: BING, GUY
Jane BING married Robert GUY 4 Nov 1819 Gallia Co OH. Need descendant information.
DATE: 06/25/1997 SUBMITTER: Martha Dean
SURNAMES: HINEMAN, HINERMAN
Seeking information about John HINEMAN/HINERMAN and his wife Sarah (maiden name may have been Lyons). John died Jan 6, 1891 in Mason Twp, Lawrence Co. Sarah died 30 July 1869. Both are buried in the Bickle-Walnut Cemetery in Gallia Co. OH. How do I go about find death certificates?
DATE: 06/25/1997 SUBMITTER: Harry Rhodes
SURNAMES: RHOADS
Requesting information on my great-grandfather and great-great grandfather. William Rhoads married a Margaret (?) when, where etc. Same for his father Leonard Rhodes who married an Evaline (?). Both were in Gallia County, Springfield Township. Leonard was born in 1832 (?) and William in 1853 (?). Any information would be appreciated. Both appeared on the 1860 census. Also would like to find out who Leonard's father was.
DATE: 06/25/1997 SUBMITTER: Don Bleach
SURNAMES: BUCKLE
I have a great deal of Buckle's and have a web site that goes with it. Bleach Genealogy, http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/2563 OR http://www.awwwsome.com/dab/genealogy They're both the same in content!
DATE: 06/25/1997 SUBMITTER: Diane Pilz Schwertfeger
SURNAMES: THOMAS, ANGEL
Searching for the ancestors/origans of Andrew Jackson THOMAS, aka as A J or Jackson or Jack. According to the census, he was born c1832 somewhere in Ohio. Jan 12 of 1854 he married Elisabeth ANGEL in Gallipolis. Elisabeth was born in Gallia Co c1838. The Angel family seems to have quite a few families in Gallia Co, but I haven't found her exact connection. They had two or three children in Ohio before moving to Illinois, where they had at least five more children. One of the children born in Gallia Co was my great-gm, Martha A. Thomas. I once saw a newspaper excerpt stating that a Jack Thomas was arrested for killing a fellow government boat-man on the docks. Was this MY Jack Thomas? Was this why they moved to Illinois, away from the river in Hamilton Co? Was his family from Gallia Co, too? Snail mail to 5611brentwood, arvada, co 80002.
DATE: 06/25/1997 SUBMITTER: Mary Lee Marchi
SURNAMES: DAVIS, GLENN
Information on Hiram Davis b. 1815 and married Nancy Glenn. Following children I., Bashiba C, Mary H, William Glenn, Jane & Caroline. William Glenn was my GG-Grandfather. Hiram lived in Morgan and Addison Twp, Gallia Co. He was a conductor on the Underground Railroad in Morgan Twp.
DATE: 06/25/1997 SUBMITTER: Valerie Barneson
SURNAMES: PHILBRICK, RICE
Looking for guardianship of two minor children: Benjamin PHILBRICK b. 1790-1830 to '34 d. Gallia, wife Ruth (Marvin) m1Philbrick; m2 Rice. children =Permelia Philbrick b. 1820 OH Sarah Ann Philbrick b. 1831 OH.
DATE: 06/23/1997 SUBMITTER: Dan Dixon
SURNAMES: BENEDICT, DANIELS, DIXON, HUGHES, INGLES, NORTHUP, SERVICE
I am researching the Dixon, Daniels, Benedict, Ingles, Hughes, Service and Northup families of Gallia, Athens and Meigs Counties, Ohio. Half of these lines moved to the LaSalle/Livingston Counties of Illinois and the other half moved to Bond County, Illinois. E-mail at dbutton2@aol.com or kin2u@auburnctnet.com
DATE: 06/23/1997 SUBMITTER: Linda K. Queen
SURNAMES: QUEEN, FOX, HALL, WISEMAN
Have done extensive research on above names from Gallia County and would like to share. Have info on family of William and Rebecca Brooks Queen, William Dixon Hall, Rev. Andrew Wiseman, Ziba Fox. Any relatives out there researching too? Also interested in information on the EWINGTON ACADEMY-lists of students who attended, etc. Web homepage http://www.zoomnet.net/~jspeaks
DATE: 06/18/1997 SUBMITTER: Peggy Gann
SURNAMES: BLAGG
I'm desperately looking for any BLAGG in Gallia County.
DATE: 06/18/1997 SUBMITTER: David C. Miller
SURNAMES: HAWKINS
Ephrain and Jane Hawkins lived in Gallia County in 1850 before moving to Missouri. He was 42 and she was 40 with 6 children. Looking for their past. Mailing address: David C. Miller, 9748 Craig, O.P., KS 66212
DATE: 06/18/1997 SUBMITTER: Kari Northup
SURNAMES: NORTHUP
Am researching Stephen and Harriett (Gilbert) Northup in Gallia County, Ohio.
DATE: 06/18/1997 SUBMITTER: MZabych
SURNAMES: STRAIGHT, ATWOOD
Request any information regarding Silas Cole Straight, born 1802 in NJ,married to Sarah Ann Atwood in Muskingum Co. Oh. Relocated to Lawrence Co. Oh, do not know the date. Any additional information regarding death or burial location appreciated.
DATE: 06/18/1997 SUBMITTER: Debbie McNutt
SURNAMES: PATTON
I am looking form information on Jemima Patton (married name), who lived in Gallia County before the year 1837. I have been unable to determine who her husband was. I believe he was most probably deceased at this time. I also believe that she had the following children: Jennings, Alexander, Charles, Erastus, William, Nancy, Permelia and Mary. I also am looking for parents of Berly I. Patton who died in Gallia County on 10-31-1914.
DATE: 06/18/1997 SUBMITTER: Selma Bonewald
SURNAMES: SEARLS, RUTHERFORD, WISE, LYON, BETZ
I am researching Gideon and Cassandra (Rutherford) Searls lines. They md. in 1818. Looking for all relatives but esp their parents and their childrens lines. Believe Gideon to be the son of Samuel S. Searls/Sorrels and brother of Sweetland, Lurany md Manoah Saxton and Annie who md. John Betz. Believe Cass to be a sister of Isaac, Sarah md. Samuel Wise, and poss. Andrew and Anson. Gideon remd. to Sarah Lyon some of their children in W. Va. Will exchange info.
DATE: 06/18/1997 SUBMITTER: Valerie F. Crook
SURNAMES: LOWRY
I am researching the Lee LOWRY Family that moved to Ironton, OH from Greenbrier County, West Virginia after the Civil War. Three of Lee's children became doctors in the area, sometimes referred to as the Drs. LOWRY, Clark(e) LOWRY, Sarah C. LOWRY, and Joseph W. LOWRY. I would be interested in any information on the descendants of the Drs. LOWRY. I have lots of info to share.
DATE: 06/18/1997 SUBMITTER: Bostic
SURNAMES: LEE
Obediah Lee was born in 1820's in Gallia County and we found his grave up on a hill near the village of Gallia. We would like to know information about his parents because he is my great-great-great gandfather. He owned a farm in this same area.
DATE: 06/18/1997 SUBMITTER: Robert V. McGhee
SURNAMES: HAZLETT
I was born and raised in Gallipolis, and I know my ancestor, James Hazelette, alone with others, settled Racoon bottom in 1797. I am wondering if any others have any information on the genealogy of the Hazlett family. I have info. on Margaret Hazlett b. 1785 m. James McGhee b. 1783. bu. McGhee cem. Vinton Oh.
DATE: 06/16/1997 SUBMITTER: Merle Johnston
SURNAMES: JOHNSTON, MONTGOMERY
I am seeking any information on THOMAS HARTFORD JOHNSTON. He was born in Gallia County on 1-Oct-1831 the next time he showed up was in the 1860 census in Portsmouth Oh. where he met and married JOSEPHINE MONTGOMERY. he died in 1907 and is laid to rest in Portsmouth. I have no record of him from 1830 to 1860. I would also like information on his father and mother. I do not have their names.
DATE: 06/16/1997 SUBMITTER: Sherry Lowe
SURNAMES: MCGINNIS
I am a descendant of FRANCIS MCGINNIS, b. Ireland. Francis had a son named SAMUEL MCGINNIS, who according to family tradition left Pennsylvania and settled in the Gallipolis area in the early 1800's. I would like to find any MCGINNIS descendants still residing in the Gallia County area and/or exchange info with anyone interested in the MCGINNIS family.
DATE: 06/12/1997 SUBMITTER: Rita Ray
SURNAMES: RAMSEY, RICE, MOORE, WILLIS
Looking for the parents of: Elizabeth Ramsey who married 17 Oct 1881 James Rice and Sarah Moore who married Joseph Willis 1839. All help appreciated.
DATE: 06/10/1997 SUBMITTER: Maurine (Maggie) Beckstead
SURNAMES: DETELANTE, DETILLION, DETILLIAN
Louis DETELANTE arrived from France about 1805. Wife, Mary Ann Louisa Langley. Children: Alexander, Nancy, Hipolite, Etienne (Steven), June (Jane), Usan (Eugene), Mary (Maria), Augustus. Name changed to DETILLION/DETILLIAN in next generation. I am attempting to gather all of DETELANTE/DETILLION/DETILLIAN descendants. Will share.
DATE: 06/10/1997 SUBMITTER: Barbara E. Jones
SURNAMES: JONES, DRUMMOND, BOSTICK, BOSTWICK
Need any info on Martin VanBuren Jones married Harriet Drummond 4/11/1873. Also Everett Thomas Jones (sometimes listed as Edward), b 8/13/1873 and married Mary Elizabeth (Lizzie) Bostick 8/14/1895. Original Jones was from Wales. Believe Everett had brother Emory Jones. any information appreciated.
DATE: 06/10/1997 SUBMITTER: Carrol
SURNAMES:
Looking for information about the village/town of Carlton. According to the GIF maps - it is located right on the county line between Gallia & Meigs in Cheshire Twp. We have many relatives who lived there - there must be some record of this place. Any helpers? Many thanks.
DATE: 06/10/1997 SUBMITTER: M. Perry
SURNAMES: BUREAU, LEMOYNE
Looking for information on John BUREAU who came to Gallipolis in Dec 1790 from Villiers, France. He is buried in Gallipolis. His daughter, Madeliene Romaine BUREAU married Francis J. LeMoyne, also of Villiers, France. Francis' father, John Julius, was one of the original settlers of Gallipolis in 1790. Any ideas about the families would be greatly appreciated.
DATE: 06/10/1997 SUBMITTER: Michael J. Wagner
SURNAMES: WAGNER
I vaguely remember visiting Gallia County as a child sometime in the 1960's. I believe the Wagner family farm was next to or near the Bob Evans farm. How can I contact the current owners? My interest having no legal implications of course. Also, my Uncle Phil said there is a Wagner Point or Point Wagner in Gallia County, and he claimed it was the highest point in the county. How true are his recollections? Finally, I recall seeing a Wagner Church during our visit to Gallia County, and I was hoping to get an address or more information about the church. Any information or help would be greatly appreciated.
DATE: 06/10/1997 SUBMITTER: Michael J. Wagner
SURNAMES: WOOD, WAGNER
I have little information about the family Wood, and a little more information about the family Wagner. My connection to the family Wood is through my paternal grandmother Marie (Wood) Wagner. She was the first female graduate of University of Rio Grande. After graduation she became a school teacher in (I believe) Gallia County. Later she married my grandfather Philip Othel Wagner, and had two sons: (my father) John Joseph Wagner in 1931 and Philip Michael Wagner about 1935. She died about 1985, survived by her sister Hazel. I believe the family Wagner settled in Gallia County in the 1860's or 1870's when my great-great-grandfather John Philip Wagner left the Black Forest area to avoid conscription. John Philip Wagner married Ann Reynolds and had several children, one of which was my great-grandfather. My great-grandfather had several children including my grandfather Philip Othel Wagner (aka P.O.). P.O. married Marie Wood as described above. One of their sons, John Joseph Wagner married Shirley Jean Smith (born 1932 in Columbus) in 1954. Any information or help would be greatly appreciated.
DATE: 06/10/1997 SUBMITTER: Mary Stokely McKillop
SURNAMES: RANNELLS, VANCE
I am researching my GGGrandfather's family line of the RANNELLS and I am now aware that one of the daughters married into the VANCE family line. I am hoping someone has information on this daughter - name etc.
DATE: 05/29/1997 SUBMITTER: Charlene Marietti
SURNAMES: WOOD, RHODES
Seeking information on the following Thomas Wood. I have been told he owned land in Gallia Co through the middle of the Civil War, sold it and moved to WVA, where he died. 1. Thomas WOOD (1827, OH - 1905, Mason Co,WVa) & Frances (Fanny) Rhodes (1831, WVa - 1919/1920, Leon, Wva), 2.i. Alice WOOD (1852 - ), 2.ii. Elizabeth WOOD (1854 - ), 2.iii. Helen WOOD (1856 - ), 2.iv. John Clark WOOD (16 Feb 1858, OH - 19 Mar 1908, OH), 2.v. Nathan WOOD (1865 - ), 2.vi May E. WOOD (1869 - ), 2.vii. Franklin WOOD (1871 - ).
DATE: 05/29/1997 SUBMITTER: Allen R. Frederick
SURNAMES: FREDERICK, EWING, MOREHOUSE
I am interested in the following families: Henry FREDERICK & Hannah EWING, George FREDERICK & Emma MOREHOUSE. Henry Frederick moved to Gallia Co. in 1837 with his father and mother, George Frederick and Barbara Smith Frederick. Mailing address: Allen R. Frederick, CHMM, 987 Mastin Place, Reynoldsburg, OH 43068. 614-861-6684
DATE: 05/22/1997 SUBMITTER: Charles J.Wood
SURNAMES: WOOD, BLAKE,TROWBRIGE,TROBRIDGE,DAGGETT
Looking for any information on these families that live at Swan Creek on RT.7 Gallipolis,Ohio. These families were in the area about 1816, I have visted the cemetery at Swan Creek, mostly Trobridge and Blake are burried their.
DATE: 05/22/1997 SUBMITTER: Jerri Jackson
SURNAMES: JACKSON
Looking for a George and Ethalinda JACKSON of Gallia Co. ca 1860-90. Children would be Elizabeth, John, and Mary (others ?). Elizabeth had a son, George Franklin b. 1883 (born out of wedlock), he was raised by Uncle John JACKSON. Need more information. What happened to Elizabeth?
DATE: 05/22/1997 SUBMITTER: J. Hughes
SURNAMES: HUGHES
I'm the great-grandson of James Ansel Hughes (b Oct 6, 1867 in Cheshire,OH d Nov 26 1933) son of Thomas Hughes. I'd love to hear from anybody who knows anything about this family.
DATE: 05/22/1997 SUBMITTER: Merry Anne Pierson
SURNAMES: PEARSON, PIERSON
Looking for parnets of Samuel PEARSON/PIERSON, born 1821-1823 in PA. I knoe there were PEARSONS in this county about 1810-1840. Does anyone have any information that might help identify SAMUEL as belonging to them.
DATE: 05/22/1997 SUBMITTER: Mary Campbell
SURNAMES: RADABAUGH, ROACH, ARTHUR, OLIVER
Looking for any information on Elizabeth Radabaugh that married Reuben Roach 7-1-1815 Gallia Co.,Ohio. Reuben is the brother to my ggg-grandfather Samuel Roach that lived in Jackson Co.,Ohio. Elizabeth's brother Jesse married Lizza Arthur 4-7-1817 in Gallia Co., Ohio. Looking for anyone the might know this family. Also looking for anyone that can connect Nancy Radabaugh who married Thomas Oliver 6-27-1852 Jackson Co., Ohio. I am looking for the parents of Nancy,and any other information on the family.
DATE: 05/22/1997 SUBMITTER: no name
SURNAMES: SPENCER, HAPTONSTAL
Seeking info on Rev. Thomas Spencer b. 1785 Greenbrier Co. Va. mar. Elizabeth Haptonstal 1808 d. 1880 Nicholas Co. WV; The couple moved to Gallia Co Ohio prior to 1826 where they lived for several years before returning to WVa.
DATE: 05/22/1997 SUBMITTER: Willis A. Davis (no e-mail)
SURNAMES: JORDAN, GISH, GOODRICH
William JORDAN (b. 1796, VA - d. 1837, Gallia Co., OH) m. 20 May 1820 Mary GISH. William JORDAN's parents allegedly William JORDAN who married 9 Dec 1795 Mary GOODRICH; couple died in Tippecanoe Co., Indiana. Would like to extend both lineages backward in time. Reply to: 2100 E. High St., Apt. 5-J, Springfield, OH 45505.
DATE: 05/22/1997 SUBMITTER: Brandy Alford
SURNAMES: VITITO, VITTITO, VITITOE, JOHNSON
I am researching William VITITO (or VITTITO, VITITOE, etc.) b. Abt. 1832, who was living in Lawrence County in the 1860s. His wife, Leah Johnson (listed as Leandes in Census) b. Abt 1832. They had these children as of 1860 Census: Nancy Ellen (b. June 30, 1851), Geoge W. (b. Abt 1854), John W. (b. Abt 1856), Anderson (b. Abt. 1858), and Lucinda (b. Abt. 1860). Does anyone have ANY information on them? I haven't had time to come to Lawrence County to check out anything about them yet. Any information would be helpful!
DATE: 05/22/1997 SUBMITTER: Harry E. Rhodes
SURNAMES: RHOADS, RHODES
I am seeking the place of burial of my grandfather, WALTER RHOADS, RHODES. He died in RockIsland, Ill. but was brought back to FRANKLIN CO. for burial in 1907-1909. He was born 1876 in Ohio - either Franklin County or Gallia County. His wife was Alice Ferguson Rhoads/Rhodes and he was also survived by his four children, Leona, William, Forest and Mary. I would also like the date of their marriage - the year would have been 1899-1900 in FRANKLIN COUNTY, OHIO I would appreciate any help. Harry E. Rhodes, 18800 Egret Bay Blvd. #901, Houston, Tx. 77058
DATE: 05/19/1997 SUBMITTER: Erin Pence
SURNAMES: VANCE, GORDON
Searcing for information, parents and relatives of John Colby VANCE (1861-1932) and Regina (might also have been known as Jeanie of Jennie) GORDON (1865-1952) they were married August 8, 1885 in Gallia County, Ohio. Had a least 8 children. Henry (1890-1918) their first son is my g.grandfather. Other children were Wilbur, Noah, Virgie, Minnie, Alice, Mildred and Myrtle. Henry and possibly several others moved to near Plain City, Ohio at some time. I think they worked for the railroad and that is how they happend to go to Plain City. Any information on the Gordons or the Vance's appreicated. I have no idea where they or their parents came from. John and Regina may have been born in West Virginia. When Henry was young the Vance's possibly lived near Gallipolis. Thank You.
DATE: 05/19/1997 SUBMITTER: Julie Matthews Burnette
SURNAMES: MATTHEWS, YOUNG, WILLIAMS, SELLMAN/SILLMAN, WARNER, CARTWRIGHT, SAMPLES, WILLIAMS
Seeking information about ancestors and descendants related to the MATTHEWS and YOUNG families who live/lived in Gallipolis, Gallia County, OH and Charleston, WV. Thanks.
DATE: 05/19/1997 SUBMITTER: Jerry Harrison
SURNAMES: LOCKE, BOYNTON
Hi, I am searching for any information in regard to Leander LOCKE, b. 5/30/1792 in MA, d. 10/8/1832 Gallipolis, OH, buried in French Grant. Did he have a family? He had a brother Benjamin LOCKE, m. Cynthia BOYNTON, and they had several children in French Grant. I would like to learn more about the descendants of this LOCKE family.
DATE: 05/19/1997 SUBMITTER: Bill Skinner
SURNAMES: WILKINSON, WORKMAN
I am seeking descendants of Joseph WILKINSON and his wife Mary WORKMAN, both b. in England, ca. 1815, lived in Eureka, Gallia Co., OH from ca. 1840-1890. His father was Matthew WILKINSON, d. in Gallia Co., OH ca. 1882. I am most interested in Joseph's son George T. WILKINSON, a Civil War veteran.
DATE: 05/19/1997 SUBMITTER: Robin Nickel
SURNAMES: DENHAM, DUNHAM, GRAY
I am looking for marriage record of Daniel Denham/Dunham to Bethseba Gray in Washington, Co.Ohio dated 23 Mar 1797, and birth record of Daniel Denham ,Jr. in Letart Falls, Gallia, Ohio.dated 23 Sep 1812. We are having a problem of proof of spelling of last name.
DATE: 05/19/1997 SUBMITTER: Carol Lang
SURNAMES: MCMILLIN, HESS, WILCOX, LORD, HILTON, COY
I'm researching the McMillin surname: James, (wife Elizabeth Hess), 10 children: Ephram, Leah, Deliah, Nancy, Rebecca, Sarah Elizabeth (husband Alfred Ross Wilcox) (my great grandparents), Elizabeth, John, Franklin, & Eliza. Also researching the Wilcox surname: Stephen I ( wife Eleanor Lord), Stephen II (wife Susannah Hilton), Hiram I (wife Elizabeth Coy), Alfred Ross (wife Sarah Elizabeth McMillin) (my great grandparents). Some of the McMillins and Wilcoxes are buried in Gallia Co., Wilcox Cemetery in Morgan Twp., and Wilcox Cemetery in Huntington Twp.
DATE: 05/13/1997 SUBMITTER: Steve Kennedy
SURNAMES: HAWK, LOTZ, EUTSLER, GASTON
Looking for information on the following families in the Gallia / Vinton Co area. Isaac HAWK m Margaret LOTZ. Their daughter, Suzanna HAWK m Samuel B. GASTON. Another daughter, Sarah HAWK m Charles EUTSLER.
DATE: 05/13/1997 SUBMITTER: Kathy Petras
SURNAMES: JOHNSON
Am trying to find parents of Joshua Johnson, born 1794 in Kentucky. He was in the War of 1812, survived the Battle of the River Raisin (many were massacred), but was captured and released. He married Ann (Amy?) Hawkins who was born 1796 in Massachusetts. Don't know when or where the marriage took place. He moved to Gallia County, Ohio in 1827-29. Had at least six children that I know of: Smith (born in Virginia--the remaining children were all born in Ohio), Malinda, Malvina, Andrew, William (my great-great grandfather) and Harvey. He died in 1858-59, in Gallia County. Is anyone else out there working on this line? Would love to share information.
DATE: 05/13/1997 SUBMITTER: Charlie
SURNAMES: HAZLETT
Hello, I was born and raised in Gallipolis, and I know my ancestor, James Hazelette, alone with others, settled Racoon bottom in 1797. I am wondering if any others have any information on the genealogy of the Hazlett family.
DATE: 05/13/1997 SUBMITTER: Dean Glenn
SURNAMES: DYAS, PHILLIPS
Searching for information on Richard DYAS born in Ireland in 1795 and married to Orpeg _______. Orpeg _______ was born in North Carolina in 1795. They had a son, David DYAS born in Gallia Co in 1823. David DYAS married Elizabeth PHILLIPS on 31 March 1850 in Gallia Co. Richard DYAS was a Magistrate in Gallia Co and married David and Elizabeth. Appreciate any information you have.
DATE: 05/13/1997 SUBMITTER: Mariellen R Cockerham
SURNAMES: DARST, RUPE
Looking for PETER DARST that married Faithful RUPE. This couple married in Gallia Co. on March 19 1869. They died in 1920 and 1921 and are buried at Gravel Hill in Gallia Co. Willing to share information with anyone researching these lines. Mariellen R Cockerham, 17114 Stoney Point-Burch Rd, Pride, Louisiana 70770.
DATE: 05/13/1997 SUBMITTER: Lew Jenkins
SURNAMES: REMY, MORTON, WHEELER, HARRISON
Looking for burial information on my gg-grandfather Johsua R. Remy (son of William Remy and Nellie Morton) b: Abt 1804 Abington, Washington Co. VA d: 1881 Deering, Lawrence Co., O which I think is now Gallia Co. Married About 1829 to Nancy Wheeler (dau of James Moses Wheeler and Fairleanah Eleanor Harrison) b. 1810 Hood's Fork of Blaine Creek, Johnson Co., KY d: 1881 Deering, Lawrence Co., OH.
DATE: 05/13/1997 SUBMITTER: Jane Murray Flynn
SURNAMES: RUSSELL, MURRAY, THOMAS
I am trying to find history and parents of MARY JANE RUSSELL (1827-1902) born in Gallia County, married ROBERT MURRAY and then James Thomas. She is buried in Clarks Chapel Cem. I am unable to find the names of her parents.
DATE: 05/13/1997 SUBMITTER: Joylette
SURNAMES: MOSSMAN, DULIN
Looking for information on Sarah A MOSSMAN b Gallia Co. Married my ggrandfather, James L. DULIN July 4, 1876 in Wood Co. WV. They were both 31.
DATE: 05/13/1997 SUBMITTER: Mary A Sutphin
SURNAMES: GILLMORE, GILMORE
I am researching Gillmore/Gilmore of Gallia Co Ohio.
DATE: 05/13/1997 SUBMITTER: Rex McCormick
SURNAMES: MCCLURE
Researching McClure family - One named Gurley McClure and used to live in South Point, Ohio - Burried upon hill of Route 52 in South Point, Ohio. His father was Kindreck McClure and lived on Strait Fork, Linclon County, WV.
DATE: 05/13/1997 SUBMITTER: Susan Noel
SURNAMES: LLOYD
Looking for Evan J. LLOYD Jr. and Evan LLOYD in Gallia Co. Welsh community. Emigrated from Wales, but do not know where. Anyone knowing more about this son and father c1850 to 1875 in Gallia Co., please advise.
DATE: 05/09/1997 SUBMITTER: Daniel Ruth
SURNAMES: YEAUGER, YAUGER, DARST, FRASER, ROUSH
I am looking for the parents of Arthur Grover married to Bessie Fraser. Need info on Elizabeth Darst who married a George Roush. Also researching Alex Fraser, father of the above mentioned Bessie. Sarah Roush, married to Benjamin Yeauger (Yauger) are 2 more folks I would love to have details on.
DATE: 05/09/1997 SUBMITTER: Eva Smith-Carroll
SURNAMES: BIARS, BYERS, KRAUSE
Need parents & native country of Augustus BIARS (b unknown/died 1916) and his wife Kate KRAUSE (b abt 1852/died 1932), Catholic/German speaking immigrants - probably "Black Deutsch" who lived in Gallipolis, Gallia County, OHIO. Two of their children came to West Virginia: Emma Catherine (b July 20, 1878/died Aug. 26, 1967) came to Abraham, Raleigh County, WV, and married George Washington SMITH Jr. and brother Fred came to Hinton, Summers County, WV. Sons, Augustus and Chris stayed in Ohio. Henry drown in the Ohio River, one source says at 12 and another at 19. John left the state and the family never heard from him again. I would appreciate any information about the family or the name BIARS/BYERS. Please e-mail me at jcarroll@mis.net or EvaSC@aol.com
DATE: 05/09/1997 SUBMITTER: Michaellann Mullins
SURNAMES: CLAFLIN, MCCLAFLIN, GRISWOLD
Seeking info on Orson CLAFLIN/McCLAFLIN born 1796 in VT. Married Ammaretta GRISWOLD 6/15/1820 in Gallia Co. the only child name I have is GILES D McCLAFLIN, born 4/28/1831 in Gallipolis, Gallia Co.,Oh. Giles was married at least 2x while in Ohio, Elizabeth Brown and Trypena Bennett. Any info will be appreciated.
DATE: 05/09/1997 SUBMITTER: Peggy L Camp
SURNAMES: MOLER
Looking to locate the parents of Phillip MOLER--born in Gallia co. Ohio in abt. 1822 or 1823--- interested in all siblings of Phillip MOLER as well.
DATE: 05/09/1997 SUBMITTER: Nancy R. Evans
SURNAMES: EVANS
Looking for any information on a William Evans wife Anna Cecelia Bradley. William is stated to have been in Gallipolis OH at some point. Parents of William were Evan his wife was a Carson either a Mary or a Jane. Family was in Augusta Co VA ~1800. Originally from PA, Lancaster PA probably.
DATE: 05/06/1997 SUBMITTER: Selena Strausbaugh
SURNAMES: STRAUSBAUGH
Looking for any information on the STRAUSBAUGH family of Vinton County. My great grandfather was Donald STRAUSBAUGH married to Lela DODRILL. My great great grandfather was Issac STRAUSBAUGH. I am looking for any one who may know the father of Issac or any other info of use.
DATE: 05/06/1997 SUBMITTER: Steve Kennedy
SURNAMES: HAWK, GASTON, EUTSLER
HAWK, GASTON, EUTSLER. Searching for information on Isaac HAWK and his wife Margaret. Their daughter Susanna, married Samuel P. GASTON. Also have a Sarah HAWK that married Charles EUTLSER. All 3 families lived in the Wilkesville area.

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