Gallia County Ohio Queries - April 1998 thru July 1998
DATE: 07/27/1998 SUBMITTER: Karen Zach
SURNAMES: DARST, SCOTT
Karen would like very much to contact Dan Ruth (apparently invalid email address) concerning the Darst/Scott names. She says you are double cousins. If you see this Dan, contact Karen.
DATE: 07/27/1998 SUBMITTER: Fran Jones
SURNAMES: JONES, EVANS
Looking for any info on Dennis Jones b. 1844 and wife Mary Evans b. 1845. They lived in Gallia Co. and had seven children. Will be glad to share info.
DATE: 07/26/1998 SUBMITTER: Margaret Klein
I'm looking for anyone who may know about Otis WORKMAN. He was born in Crown City around 1890. From the 1910 WV Census his parents were Jiles and Mary Ellen. They had quite a number of other children. Names were Edward, Ida, William, Standard, Lillie, Clarence, Ira and a few more I can't read. At some point he moved to Huntington, WV where he married my grandmother. Is there a birth index for Gallia County for this time period? Any help would be appreciated.
DATE: 07/20/1998 SUBMITTER: Doloes Moon
I am researching Stephen and Polly LEWIS. They came to Gallia Co. about 1839 from NY. Polly died between 1850 and 1860. Stephen died between 1860 and 1870. Seeking any information on Polly and Stephen, their family or where they are buried.
DATE: 07/20/1998 SUBMITTER: Jim Marshall
Richard MARSHALL (c1751-1841), a RW soldier, died in Muskingum Co. His wife Keziah (SHERER) MARSHALL reportedly died in Gallia Co. in 1859 aged 95. I have 1774-1812 NC/VA records for a Richard MARSHALL which may connect these two Richards. Would like to compare Richard MARSHALL notes.
DATE: 07/20/1998 SUBMITTER: William M. Davis
I am looking for the origin of Jacob DAVIS noted in the 1860 Ohio Census Gallia/Raccoon as being 53 a farmer, married to Margaret age 54 b VA with son John [my g-grandfather].
DATE: 07/20/1998 SUBMITTER: Debbie Robinson Perez
I am looking for information (parents/spouse/children) on: Harrison Robinson b.8-11-1892 d.2-1988 in Gallipolis, Gallia, OH.
Does anyone know of this family?? Researching/ Robinson/Conant/Driggs/Leeper/Kelbaugh of OH/WV
DATE: 07/20/1998 SUBMITTER: Tony Brown
Charles DARST, Head of Household, U.S. Ohio 1860 Census (age 28), Perry Township, Gallia Co., Waterloo P.O.; Wife Nancy ??, Sons Samuel, Elija, Daughter Ellen?, exchange info. as I have information re: decendents who migrated westward.
DATE: 07/20/1998 SUBMITTER: R. Thomas
I am searching for the parents of James MCGHEE who lived in Vinton. I believe he was born about 1835.
DATE: 07/20/1998 SUBMITTER: Candie Freeman
I am searching for someone who is related to the family of Henry H. BOLLES of Gallipolis, Ohio. I believe Henry BOLLES operated an auto painting business during the early 1900's but I also have information that he was in this area as early as 1868. I have found several old letters, Christmas cards, and photos of this family (some over one hundred years old) in the belongings of my deceased grandmother; however, we are no relation. The letters give names of additional family members and I would like to share this with anyone who is a direct descendant of this BOLLES family. The photos are of Henry H. Bolles and others of his auto business.
DATE: 07/20/1998 SUBMITTER: Stephen W. Harter
A NEHAMIAH FITCH died possibly in Harrison, Gallia Co., Ohio 29 Sept 1829. He was married to SARAH HARRIS and had a possilbe 11 children. Would like any information on those children and possibly any references to HER parents. When NEHEMIAH FITCH died, SARAH went back to to Boyd Co., Ky. Thank you for any response.
DATE: 07/20/1998 SUBMITTER: Kari A. Vanzant
Looking for ancestors of Elijah VANZANT. He moved to a farm 6 miles north of Gallipolis in 1805. Had 8 children, James W., Nancy, Billy, John, Polly, Jane, Lorenza Dowe, and Patsy.
DATE: 07/20/1998 SUBMITTER: Nova Weller
SURNAMES: see the query text
I have the following names I'm searching for in Jackson, Vinton, Hocking and Gallia Counties. JACKSON COUNTY: Cox, Craig, Hawk, Horton, Jennings, Kinsel, Leach, Martindill, Nichols, Noble, Ogier, Robbins, Salmans, Snook, Trowbridge, and Weed. VINTON COUNTY: Cassill, Cox, Craig, Hawk, Jennings, Kinsel, Kirkendall, Lackey, Leach, Martindill, McKinnis, Nichols, Noble, Ogier, Robbins, Salmans, Snook, and Trowbridge. GALLIA COUNTY: Martindill and Weed. HOCKING COUNTY: Noble and Trowbridge. I have information I am willing to share. Nova Weller, 1325 Cambridge Blvd, Columbus, OH 43212. 614-488-6884
DATE: 07/13/1998 SUBMITTER: Joe Wood
SURNAMES: WOOD, BLAKE, DOGETT, TROWBRIDGE
Would like to exchange info on the WOOD BLAKE DOGETT TROWBRIDGE families of Swan Creek 1820's.
DATE: 07/13/1998 SUBMITTER: Bill Needham
SURNAMES: NEEDHAM, LEBLANC
Seeking information on Dr. William Chauncey Hall NEEDHAM, 1847-1882. Lived in Gallipolis, died in Columbus 1882. When did he move to Gallipolis? Also Charles Willard Henking NEEDHAM, born prob. Gallipolis or Columbus 1871. Any information on Edward LEBLANC b. 19 Jan. 1852 (or '54) in Gallipolis; marr. 1880 to Mary Emilia BOLTE. When/where did he die?
DATE: 07/13/1998 SUBMITTER: Dave Davisson
SURNAMES: RING, FOSTER
John B. RING, b. Athens, OH, Dec 1881, s/o William H. & Cora May (FOSTER) RING of Athens, moved to Orange Co., FL, bef. 1900. Here he married Alma E. ______ abt 1907, and moved to Greene tp., Gallia Co., OH, abt 1915. They lived near his uncle, William Winfred ("Fred") FOSTER's farm in 1920. John B. and Alma RING had at least the following six children, first five born in Florida: 1) Cora E. RING, b. abt. 1908; 2) Alma C., b. Mar 1909; 3) William, b. abt. 1911; 4) John, b. abt. 1912; 5) Frederick, b. Aug 1914; 6) Charles, b. Oct 1916. Does anyone know what happened to them afterwards? Did anyone go to school with any of the RING children?
DATE: 07/13/1998 SUBMITTER: Carole Demongeot
SURNAMES: HALY, BEAUMONT
I am researching the ancestors of Daniel HALY. Although he was from Holmes County and died in the Mexican War, I believe some of his ancestors ended up in Gallia County. Would appreciate any information anyone may find on this name.
DATE: 07/08/1998 SUBMITTER: Gary Radcliffe
Seeking any RADCLIFF marriages in Gallia County 1790-1803. Christian names may be David, Charles, Stephen, Priscilla and
Rebecca. Grateful for any information at all.
DATE: 07/08/1998 SUBMITTER: Darth Miller
SURNAMES: MILLER, McCOY
Researching MILLER and McCoy families. Bejamin MILLER (b. 1762-WVA) had sons Issac, Luke and John. Each married a McCoy. Seeking information on MILLER and McCOY families in Gallia County 1800-1815. Also have two questions-
Luke MILLER married Eleanor McCoy in Gallia County on June 30,1812. His marriage record states "...was married by advertisement before me." What does that mean? John Miller married Mary Polly McCoy in Gallia County on January 16,
1814. His marriage record states..."solemnized on the 18th of May, Eighteen Hundred and Seven or Six. Why Seven or Six?
DATE: 07/08/1998 SUBMITTER: Jeanne Wince Stone
RUPE, Henry and Elizabeth Price -- Who are their children? Who are their parents? Does anyone recognize the name Margaret Olivia Iowa RUPE who married William Harrison Brown in Sebastian Co, AR. She is supposedly the great-grandaughter of Henry and Elizabeth.
DATE: 07/08/1998 SUBMITTER: Michael D Fletcher
I am looking for information on David Lambert born 7 March 1802 Virginia and died 25 Mar 1884 Lawrence County, Ohio. He was in Gallia County before 1820 and appears in the 1830, 1840, 1850, 1870 and 1880 census of Gallia. He was in Kentucky in 1860. He married three times. 1st Mary Magdelena Harper 1829, 2nd Sarah 1840's and third Beth Williams ca 1867. I am searching for his parents. He lived most of his life in Greenfield Twp. He may be the David listed in Springfield in 1820, but I have not seen the original census material. 1820 Greenfield had Philip, Percival, John and William. One of these should be his father.
DATE: 07/08/1998 SUBMITTER: Shirley Lillie
Does anyone have the birth and death dates of Susan Drouillard who lived in Gallia Co? Her son Joseph went on to become an influential citizen of Gallia Co. Thanks. Shirley Lillie PO Box 863 Montezuma Iowa 50171.
DATE: 07/08/1998 SUBMITTER: Kay Mills
SURNAMES: CARTER, CHICK
CHICK,Charles-b. in Eng d.1842 Perry Twp,Gallia,OH m. Ann TURNER; son is John W. CHICK b.1821 Gallia,OH m. Lucinda CARTER 1843 Walnut Twp,Gallia - her parents: Isaac and Nancy WAUGH CARTER; Isaac's father, John
CARTER bur. Patriot Cem. Perry, Gallia, 1866-any info appreciated
DATE: 07/08/1998 SUBMITTER: Cindy
SURNAMES: PARSONS, DYE
JAMES PARSONS, LUCY DYE, ALICE VICTORIA PARSONS, JAMES PARSONS. He was supposedly the sheriff in Gallipolis some time in the mid 1800's. I'm looking for his children and/or his parents and siblings.
DATE: 07/08/1998 SUBMITTER: David Shuck
I am searching for info concerning John SHUCK from Walnut Township. He died Dec. 15 1880 and is buried in Fox-Fairview cemetery. Two of his sons were William SHUCK and Wilbur SHUCK. Any help appreciated.
DATE: 07/08/1998 SUBMITTER: Barbara
SURNAMES: MORTON, COLE
Searching for parents of Mary Eliza MORTON, married 4 Oct. 1865, Clay Twp. at "home of her father". Am searching for marriage of Thomas Morton and Jane Ann Cole about 1840. They had daughter Mary Eliza.
DATE: 07/04/1998 SUBMITTER: Shirley Combs
SURNAMES: AYER, McFARLAND
Info needed on Isaac AYER and his wife Nancy McFARLAND. Nancy was born abt 1813 Gallia Co. They married 24 August 1835? in Gallia, Co. William H.H. Ayer was born Gallia Co. 9 April 1842. Please if you have info on Nancy McFarlands family please contact me!
DATE: 07/04/1998 SUBMITTER: Benny Little
SURNAMES: WHEATON, LITTLE
I am looking for information of the Wheaton family, which lived in the Kyger, Poplar Ridge area. My grandfather's name was Forrest Wheaton, and my granmother's name was Maude Strasbaugh Wheaton. I believe they were married in Gallia County, both died in Gallia County and are buried at the Poplar Ridge cemetary. I believe he was born in Gallia County, but she was born elsewhere. My father, Dowl Little was born in Gallia County, and lived in Meig's County most of his life.
I am looking for any information on these families and I thank you in advance for your help.
DATE: 07/04/1998 SUBMITTER: Randy Moodispaugh
Anyone related to a Moodispaugh from Gallia County please contact me as I have what I believe to be errors in county records and am in need of additional information.
DATE: 07/04/1998 SUBMITTER: Erin Pence
SURNAMES: GORDON, RIFE, VANCE
GORDON, Alexander and wife RIFE, Sarah. Searching for Alexander Gordon and his wife Sarah Rife. They had two children that I know of, Regina Gordon, b. 1865 that married John Colby Vance, b. 1861 and a son Emory II, dates unknown. The father of Alexander Gordon was Emory Gordon. I am told that they lived in Gallia County. Regina was married in Gallia County. If you have any ties to these GORDON'S or RIFE'S please contact me.
DATE: 07/04/1998 SUBMITTER: Jim Warwick
SURNAMES: NORMAN, HAPTONSTALL, LOVE, SYMES, DANNER
I am seeking information on the parents and origin of James NORMAN, b. 1806 in England, d. 1858 in Gallia County. James NORMAN married Rachel HAPTONSTALL in Gallia County on May 1, 1828. Other NORMANs in Gallia County Marriage records of the time are: Anne NORMAN and James LOVE on July 22, 1819; John NORMAN and Ann SYMES on Nov 18, 1826; and Elizabeth NORMAN and George W. DANNER on Jan 25, 1831. I think these NORMANs were all siblings. Where and when did they come over from England?
DATE: 07/04/1998 SUBMITTER: Vivian McCarty
SURNAMES: JACOBS, HIATT, HYATT, JOHNSTON
Can anyone help me with the parents of the following? AllenHYATT/HIATT married Mariah JACOBS 20 November 1856 Gallia Co. OH. I found this at the LDS Library and need to know if this Allen is the son of Thatcher HIATT and Jemima JOHNSTON that married in Gallia Co. 28 April 1836. This family was in Gallia County in 1840 in Greenfield Twp. They had 1 Male age 0-5 and 2 females aged 0-5. By 1850 this family had disappeared from Gallia Co and I have not been able to find them. Any help appreciated.
DATE: 07/04/1998 SUBMITTER: Jeannie Skaggs Linville
SURNAMES: LEWIS, BILLUPS
Seeking info on a George Clark LEWIS who married a Nellie BILLUPS. They had a daughter, Arizona Territory LEWIS b. November 08, 1875 in Gallia Co. Ohio. Need dates on both parents.
DATE: 07/04/1998 SUBMITTER: Robert E Arnold
Looking for info. on Washington Arnold and his family, he is buried in Popular Ridge Cemetery.
DATE: 07/04/1998 SUBMITTER: Margaret Long Mabrey
I am interested in learning the whereabouts of the grave of John Long Jr, who died while living with his son Dr Solomon Long in Gallia co OH. John Long Jr. is my ggg grandfather, from Ashe co, NC. I would also like to know more about Solomon's line.
DATE: 07/04/1998 SUBMITTER: Joyce Conaway Henry
SURNAMES: MILLER, CURRY, DONALDSON
Seek deathdate/place/parents for Rozel D. MILLER, b.1810 Crawford Co. PA, m. 1) Jane CURRY 2) Jane DONALDSON ROBINSON, both in Harrison Co. OH. Moved to Gallia Co. after 1850, probably with the DONALDSON family. He is listed in the 1880 census in Walnut Twp.
DATE: 06/23/1998 SUBMITTER: Dana Crompton
While searching another surname site, I found the name Minnie BLAKE, Gallia County OH. My Great Grandmother was Minnie Caroline BLAKE, b 11 Janurary 1872 place unknown. She died in CA 26 February 1954. Her fathers names was Issac BLAKE, and her mother was Mary J. SMITH. anyone with a connection please contact me.
DATE: 06/23/1998 SUBMITTER: Richard Blanton
SURNAMES: DANNER, CHILDERS, BEMAN, JENKS
Charles Henry DANNER was born 25 July 1862 in Gallia County to James Henry DANNER & Nancy (Jenks) DANNER. Charles married Rosa Belle CHILDERS (daughter of Frank CHILDERS) & had several children including a son named Beman DANNER. Since there are numerous BEMANs linked to Gallia County, I am trying to ascertain why Charles chose the BEMAN name for the first name of a child. Charle's father, James H. DANNER, died during the Civil War so it's possible a BEMAN raised him . . . I saw no reference to a BEMAN marrying a DANNER or a JENKS in the years following the war's end in 1865. Can anyone provide information?
DATE: 06/23/1998 SUBMITTER: Mike Williams
Bennett G. Dodson, b.ca 1812 Pittsylvania Co., VA, md #2 Sarah Lewis, 26 May 1845 in Gallia Co., according to FTM ancestry data. Seeking info. Don't know if he lived or stayed in Gallia Co. Bro, Carter C. Dodson, may have migrated with him. Have lots of info on this large Pittsylvania Co. family & will gladly exchange.
DATE: 06/19/1998 SUBMITTER: Gordon Boster
SURNAMES: BOSTER, CRANSTON, MOONEY, TOTTIN
Seeking info on Owen BOSTER, born 1882, married Leona MOONEY, born 1902.
DATE: 06/19/1998 SUBMITTER: Leslie E. Maynard
DAY, William Joseph b.Jan 24, 1805 Unknown Co. KY, M.Dec 30, 1824 to Sina BELLAMY in Gallia Co. OH D. Jan 29, 1873 Schuyler Co. IL. Was not living in Gallia in 1820...but there were DAY families in the surrounding Counties. He went by Joseph DAY. Looking for parents and siblings. Common given names: Lewis, Alice, Emeline.
DATE: 06/17/1998 SUBMITTER: Mark Gilkey
Looking for information on the WINTER family from Samples Landing, Ohio (near Bladen) circa 1865. Last known relative to be born there was a Lula Minnie WINTER born on 8/20 1865. Her father was Frank WINTER, mother Sarah.
DATE: 06/17/1998 SUBMITTER: Mina E. Price
SURNAMES: WEINNANT, LEWIS, CADE
I am trying to find out what my Father's real name was. His name was changed to Cade. I have reason to believe that it should have been Lewis. Mother; Mary Elizabeth Weinnant born April 4, 1881-married Jacob Cade 1889. I was told that Jacob Cade was adopted or had his name changed. Charles Evertt Cade was my Father's name. I would appreciate any help you can give me.
DATE: 06/17/1998 SUBMITTER: Murray Jones
SURNAMES: WISE, BICKLE
Looking for any information on the families of Henry Wise (d. 1863) and Malinda Bickle (1821-1908) m. 1841.
DATE: 06/17/1998 SUBMITTER: Richard Blanton
SURNAMES: DANNER, GASKIN, JENKS
This is an amendment to my posting of 25 May 1998 on James H. DANNER. I talked to a man who was a son to Charles Henry DANNER whom I theorized was the son of Jame Henry DANNER. He confirmed this. I am still interested in determining names of other children , if any to James Henry & is wife Nancy (JENKS) DANNER. Also, what became of Nancy. James H. DANNER was the son of Jacob & Sarah (GASKIN). I am seeking additional information on Jacob & Sarah and their family. I would also be interested in the names of Jacob's parents . . . . he was listed in census as having been born in Pennsylvania.
DATE: 06/17/1998 SUBMITTER: Cathy Herpich
Seeking information on Stephen LEWIS (b.ca 1793 in CT - d.1860-1870 in Gallia Co., OH) his wife Polly and their son Nathan G. LEWIS (1818-1886) found in the 1850 Gallia Co. census.
DATE: 06/17/1998 SUBMITTER: Barbara
In 1883 in this county Lottie was born to Peter and Mary Mcgown Lucas. I would like any info at all on this family.I would love any type of record on this birth, if there is one.
DATE: 06/17/1998 SUBMITTER: Greg Hysell Spaulding
Samuel LLOYD came from Wales to Gallia County prior to 1850. It is also believed he was a coal miner. His wife's name was Marinda (last name unknown). They produced James LLOYD who was born in 1852 at Middleport, Meigs County, Ohio.
DATE: 06/17/1998 SUBMITTER: Barbara J. Johnson (invalid address)
SURNAMES: PARK, STEWART
I need the parents of LODEMA PARK, born Sept. 21, 1863, died Dec. 10, 1902. She was buried in Gallia Co. Her husband was James Harvey Stewart, believed born in Gallia Co., a boat builder who died in CA. They lived in Mason Co. just across the OH River, during some of their married life.
DATE: 06/17/1998 SUBMITTER: John N. Smith
Looking for information on my ancestor JAMES SMITH, who was elected the first supervisor of roads for the Township of Gallipolis in 1802. Any information will be greatly appreciated. It is believed JAMES SMITH died, cir 1810.
DATE: 06/09/1998 SUBMITTER: Dann Norton
SURNAMES: THARP, CALFREY
Joseph Tharp, b. 1765 DE, md. Elcy ??? in NC, then moved to Gallia County, Ohio. Sons may include James, William, Abel, John, and Zaus (Isaias). Zaus b. 1804 Gallia Co. He md. to Rachel, widow of James Calfrey. Cannot find this marriage or marriages of Tharps in early Gallia Co. Any help on marriages would be greatly appreciated.
DATE: 06/09/1998 SUBMITTER: Loretta Lynn Layman
SURNAMES: McDANIEL, WILLIAMS
Caleb McDANIEL (28 Sep 1790 - 20 Oct 1874) married Martha WILLIAMS in Gallia County (14 Sep 1811). Does anyone know where they are buried, have dates for Martha, or know who her parents were? I have nothing on WILLIAMS and would appreciate any help.
DATE: 06/09/1998 SUBMITTER: Loretta Lynn Layman
SURNAMES: McDANIEL, RIFE/RIFFE
William Kent McDANIEL and Sarah RIFFE were married April 1846 in Gallia County. Sarah's 1910 death certificate in Licking County says her father was Andrew RIFE and she was born in Virginia. Her birthdate was 22 Nov 1822. Does anyone have info on Andrew or whoever her parents might be?
DATE: 06/09/1998 SUBMITTER: Norma Lockwood
SURNAMES: KENNEDY, WAUGH, SMITH, TROBRIDGE
Would like to correspond with any descendants of CORNELIUS KENNEDY, who married JANE WAUGH in Gallia County, February 11, 1811, or his sons, CORNELIUS WAYNE KENNEDY, who married FRANCES ELLEN SMITH in 1850, or JOHN WAYNE KENNEDY, who was born abt 1815. Was married to ABIGAIL TROBRIDGE. CORNELIUS WAYNE lived at Swan Creek, Gallia Co., Ohio.
DATE: 06/09/1998 SUBMITTER: Ted Wood
Looking for information on Julia WOOD B:6-23-1900-D:9-15-1974 last res. Crown City.
DATE: 06/09/1998 SUBMITTER: Ann [Valodin] Hoag
I am in search of information on [The Lafyette Hotel ] in Gallipolis Ohio. Now part of The Stowaway Restaurant and Lounge on 2nd ave. The Stowaway was named after my g-g-great Grand Father "sir Francis Valodin" Who was a stowaway upon arriving in the USA from France in 1791. At the Stowaway Restaurant the story about my grand father being a stoway is printed on their menues. I would like more information on this building.
DATE: 06/09/1998 SUBMITTER: Karen Wagner
SURNAMES: THARP, CALFREY
Am seeking the parents of Zaus THARP b: 1804 in Gallia County, IND. Zaus married Mrs. Rachel CALFREY. They removed to Boone County, IND and finally settled in Grundy County, MO.
DATE: 06/02/1998 SUBMITTER: S. Malinowski
Birth/Death information on John W. Mooney (m. Clarissa Johnston) of Gallia County, OH, parents of James F. Mooney (1869-?).
DATE: 05/28/1998 SUBMITTER: Brad Renno
SURNAMES: EMENHISER, CLARK
Looking for parents and siblings of Joseph A. EMENHISER b. 15 Dec 1819, OH d. 20 Feb 1896 Allen Co., IN m. about 1846 Gallia Co., OH Nancy Adeline CLARK b. 6 Nov 1827, OH d. 16 June 1912 Allen Co., IN.
DATE: 05/28/1998 SUBMITTER: Elizabeth Parker
SURNAMES: MCDADE, RITCHIE, RICHEY, NORRIS, SAYRE
I am researching the following surnames in Gallia county, Ohio, McDADE, RITCHIE(RICHEY), NORRIS,SAYRE. Especially looking for marriage of George W. Ritchie to JULIA(Julie)____?____about 1885-1889. Looking for death record for Julia Ritchie. Thanks
DATE: 05/25/1998 SUBMITTER: Kelly King
SURNAMES: ANDERSON, KING
Margaret ANDERSON 1885-1958. raised in Pattonsville, Jackson county which at one time was in Gallia county [before this person's time]. Married George KING and lived in Wellston, Ohio.
DATE: 05/25/1998 SUBMITTER: Tom Graham
SURNAMES: GRAHAM, HUTSINPILLER
Seeking information on parents/descendants of Reuben GRAHAM, b September 05, 1806 in VA, d March 15, 1889 Gallia Co., OH, buried in Centenary Cemetery, Green Twp. Wife Nancy Hutsinpiller; children Leonora, William, & John
DATE: 05/25/1998 SUBMITTER: Ginny Weisman
SURNAMES: LOUCKS, LITER
LOUCKS- Wm, John or Jacob probably arrived from VA abt 1825. Wm was the father , had been in Am Rev. Wife was Margaret LITER. Any info will be helpful.
DATE: 05/25/1998 SUBMITTER: Sandra Churchill
SURNAMES: HARVEY, BUFFINGTON
Jacob Buffington, son of Joel Buffington/Elizabeth Logan married Amelia Ann Harvey, daughter of William Harvey, 1804 in Gallia County. Searching for more information on Amelia's parentage.
DATE: 05/25/1998 SUBMITTER: Regina Barry
SURNAMES: FLETCHER, WARTH
Researching the family of Joseph FLETCHER and Catherine WARTH. Lived Gallia Co. OH ca. 1800 to 1843 (death of Catherine).
DATE: 05/25/1998 SUBMITTER: Regina Barry
SURNAMES: HERN, CROFFORD, DECKARD, JEFFERS, CALHOUN
Researching Allison HERN, b. ca 1801 MD/DC. Married (1)Susan JEFFERS (2)Martha CROFFORD (3)Eve DECKARD (CALHOUN). Lived Gallia Co 1827- 1858, then moved to Worth Co. MO.
DATE: 05/25/1998 SUBMITTER: Richard Blanton
Seeking information on a James H. DANNER reported to have been born in Gallia County around 1839. He married a Nancy Jane (Unknown Surname) and had a least one son (possibly Charles Henry DANNER born July 1862). He enlisted in Union Army and served with Company C, 173rd Ohio Volunteer Infantry Regiment. He died of illness in U.S. Army Hospital #2 in Nashville, TN in early 1865 & was buried in the Nashville National Military Cemetery, TN.
DATE: 05/25/1998 SUBMITTER: Linda Blazer
SURNAMES: BLAZER, COTTRELL
I am looking for information about the Jacob BLAZER family that lived in the county of Gallia about 1818 and was married Sept.17, 1839 to Margerte COTTRELL. Any information would be of great help.
DATE: 05/25/1998 SUBMITTER: Nancy Clay
I am looking for Sarah Elizabeth Waugh born in 1849 hopefully Gallia Co. Her parents on the death record (in Mason Co. WV) are Gowry(Gary) and Nancy (Shields) Waugh.
DATE: 05/25/1998 SUBMITTER: Steve Grover
SURNAMES: EVARTS, EVERTS
I am seeking information or the graves of AMBROSE EVARTS who died in 1803, Scioto salt works, thirty miles from Chillicothe; his wife ACHSA BINGHAM EVARTS and other family members who could be buried in the same vicinity. Some family members would have married in Gallia County also.
DATE: 05/25/1998 SUBMITTER: Cathy Cales
SURNAMES: CANTERBURY, ARNOT, LUMAN
Seeking children of Levi CANTERBURY Sr, b 1797 VA, d 1875 Gallia Co. m Almeda ARNOT 30 April 1816 in Gallia Co. One known child, Levi CANTERBURY Jr,b 7 Jun 1834 Gallia Co. m 1 Feb 1859 to Tabitha Jane LUMAN.
Willing to share info on descendents of Levi and Tabitha Jane LUMAN CANTERBURY.
DATE: 05/25/1998 SUBMITTER: Dot Campbell
GWINN, Ahaz S., born 1845 Gallia Co Ohio, would like to know names of his father, mother and siblings from 1850 census
DATE: 05/25/1998 SUBMITTER: Shirley Reed
SURNAMES: REED, McCARLEY
HARVEY REED born l8l8 Ohio, married on 5 Nov. l839 in Gallia Co. MARY JANE McCARLEY. First child born Gallia Co. Aug. l840, named CHARLES REED. Family had moved to Ind. by l842. Wife died l849. Who were parents of HARVEY REED and parents of MARY JANE McCARLEY?
DATE: 05/25/1998 SUBMITTER: Roger B Johnson
SURNAMES: SAFFORD, CAMERON, RADER
I would like to know if Colonel Robert SAFFORD and wife Catherine CAMERON SAFFORD were related to Adam and Polly RADER. I am a grandchild of Colonel Robert SAFFORD.
DATE: 05/25/1998 SUBMITTER: Brenda S. Brumfield Stepro
SURNAMES: SHEETS, BRUMFIELD, BELVILLE
Searching for info on parents, sibs and additional children for: Mary Frances SHEETS, b. 23 Sep 1877, d. 27 Apr 1910. mar. Jesse BRUMFIELD,d. 4 Apr 1907, had 6 children. Mary remarried after Jesse's death, to a Belville man. Lived in Gallia Co. I would really appreciate any info.
DATE: 05/11/1998 SUBMITTER: Sharon Walton
I am looking for information about Nancy McBride m. Peter Murray b.1786, Ireland. They lived in Gallia Co., OH. I have information on the Murray line but not the McBrides. Thank you for any help.
DATE: 05/11/1998 SUBMITTER: Amy Walker
I'm trying to find any info on the ALEXANDER brothers that ran a grocery business in Gallipolis during the years 1850 and 1870. Their names were Joseph and John ALEXANDER. I believe that their father was also in business with them. So I would appreciate any info and maybe a distant relative to contact me.
DATE: 05/11/1998 SUBMITTER: Angela Brown
I am searching for the parents of John Edgar Cornell born 1870 in Gallia, Ohio. He married Nannie Elizabeth Lambert born 1873 of West Virginia. Their son Clarence Edgar Cornell was born July 22, 1899 in Hogsett, West Virginia. Appreciate any help.
DATE: 05/11/1998 SUBMITTER: Marvin Knotts
SURNAMES: BARTON, KNOTTS, MILLER, PIPER, SCHENEFIELD
Searching the names Piper, Miller, Schenefield, Barton, Knotts and a number of others.
DATE: 05/05/1998 SUBMITTER: Jeff Carr
SURNAMES: BUTCHER, MCMAHON
Seeking relatives/descendants of Benjamin BUTCHER who died in Perry Twp, Gallia County, 1840-50. Left widow named Eliza and six children. I believe he may have been the Benjamin BUTCHER who married Eliza MCMAHON in Monroe Co., VA, 1833. Also believe I know his parentage in Pendleton Co., WV. I can also be mailed at 1255 Sunset Ave. Extd.; Charlottesville, VA 22903
DATE: 05/05/1998 SUBMITTER: Jerry Bryant
My grandmother was married the 5th of March, 1889 in Gallia County in a Presbyterian Church. On the marriage license there are two initials in front of Presbyterian Church that look like "M.G." Would anyone happen to know what these initials stand for and where this church is located?
DATE: 05/03/1998 SUBMITTER: Susan Mann
SURNAMES: PERSINGER, BRANDON, HARRIS, SHELINE, RUSSELL, LOWRY
I am looking for information on the PERSINGER family and the allied lines of SHELINE, RUSSELL. Lewis Luke PERSINGER [1854-1924] came to Gallipolis from Charleston, WV. He was married to Emily BRANDON, then to Lucy Etta HARRIS. Lewis Luke's children were: May Bell PERSINGER who married Chester (?) SHELINE, William Warren PERSINGER [1880-1965], Dottie PERSINGER [1898-1970] who married a RUSSELL, Frank Lewis PERSINGER 1901-1968], Nellie Hazel PERSINGER [1903-1981] who married William Bayliss LOWRY, twins Hysell and Hencle [1906-1980] PERSINGER, Arthur PERSINGER [1910-1981], and Eulah PERSINGER [1913-1971].
DATE: 05/03/1998 SUBMITTER: Pat McCallister
Looking for information on the Free Will Baptist Church of Cheshire. Beginning period 1803. Have information that Edward McMullin was a clerk at that time. Does anyone have information on this church?
DATE: 05/03/1998 SUBMITTER: Johanna Belleman
SURNAMES: MYGATT, DENNEY
Am looking for info on John Martin MYGATT (Jr. and Sr.). Jr. married Kathryn Marteney after meeting abt 1939 in Middleport, OH. Jr. was born in Gallia County, has a sister, Ellen Jane Mygatt (Beaver) Young. Sr. was born in Cincinnatti. Don't know when he moved east but Sr. married Bertha DENNEY. And I don't know where she came from. Any ideas?
DATE: 05/03/1998 SUBMITTER: Lisa Call
SURNAMES: BURLILE, CALL, DAVIS, DAY
I would like to see if any one else has information for Jared BURLILE, David John CALL, Charles Monroe DAVIS, or Ezra
DAY. I am a member of the Gallia County Genealogical Society and receive their bulletins for assistance also.
DATE: 05/03/1998 SUBMITTER: Carol Sisson Regehr
Looking for the parents of Stephen SISSON (b. 9 June 1896, d. June 1982) and Elias SISSON (b. 13 Oct. 1897, d. Oct. 1981). They lived in the Bidwell/Porter area. They had a sister named Grace.
DATE: 05/03/1998 SUBMITTER: Robert L. Morgan
SURNAMES: CARTE, WADDELL
I am searching for the names of the parents of NAOMI WADDELL who married JAMES CART(E)in Patriot on July 5, 1840. Naomi's birth date was January 26, 1824 and it is likely she was born in Gallia County. Records from a family bible state the Rev. James Williams officiated and witnesses included Judge Armstrong, his wife and Dr. Willson. Naomi and James were my maternal great-great grandparents.
DATE: 05/03/1998 SUBMITTER: Julia Swanson Woods
SURNAMES: SWANSON, MATTHEWS, BLAGG
Looking for Dennis SWANSON (M:Sara Freeholder 1807/Va). Came to Gallia County 1810-1818. Also William MATTHEWS (M:Lettia Blagg). I have lineage from these gggggrandfathers to present day. Am stuck at this line. Hope someone can help!
DATE: 05/03/1998 SUBMITTER: Bill Fitch
Looking for John T. & Lydia FITCH, farmers, possibly died in Gallia, maybe 10mi SE of Gallipolis, had son William Henry Harrison FITCH b1840 & two older brothers.
DATE: 05/03/1998 SUBMITTER: Linda Henize
SURNAMES: THIVENER, MAYHAN, BOGGS, LANTHORN
Looking for information on the THIVENER familys, Viola LANTHORN, BOGGS, MAYHAN. If you have any of these names on your surname list, Please e-mail me.
DATE: 04/25/1998 SUBMITTER: Steven L. Marxen
I am looking for information in finding the Joseph COUSINS home in Rio Grande. I am a Sr. Honor's student doing research on my thesis about the Underground Railroad in Sotheastern Ohio. If anyone one knows how I can find the location of his home or knows the location please e-mail me at SMarxen@hotmail.com or contact me at Steven L. Marxen PO Box 299 Rio Grande, Ohio 45674 or 740-245-9617. I would be willing to share information I have about several families in Gallia county that participated in the Underground Railroad such as the, BINGHAM, PAYNE, HANGER, JOHN GLENN, HIRAM DAVIS, HOLCOMB, TATE, families, and the families in Poke Patch--STEWART, CROSSLAND,HARVEY, and HOLEY.
DATE: 04/24/1998 SUBMITTER: Betty Lindsay
I know that Nancy Simpkins Eads is buried in Gallipolis at Pine Tree Cemetary. Her husband was Charles Eads. There are no markers for them at Pine Tree. She was born in 1848 in Virginia, but I do not know the time of her death. Is there any possibility of getting a death certificate for Nancy Simpkins Eads?
DATE: 04/24/1998 SUBMITTER: Linda English
SURNAMES: GOOLSBEY, SMITH
I am looking for William GOOLSBEY and Frances E. SMITH, married in Gallopolis, OH on 11-25-1852. William Goolsbey was born 11-18-1827 in Gallopolis, OH and Frances E. Smith was born on 4-21-1834 in Wheeling, WV. They had 11 children, however I do not know if they were born in or around Gallopolis. I would appreciate any information that anyone can share, I am willing to do likewise.
DATE: 04/24/1998 SUBMITTER: Frank Davis
Looking for birth certificate information on David TERRY, white male, born June 28, 1846 in Gallia Co. Ohio. Died in July 03, 1923 in Jackson Co., OH. Looking for TERRY's parents names, etc. TERRY later married Margaret Jane BORING. Any information would be greatly appreciated. Thanks! See my genealogy web site at http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Ranch/3773
DATE: 04/20/1998 SUBMITTER: Winnie Bell
SURNAMES: CASTO, CASTOE
I am looking for a John George CASTOE who ran away from Woods Co., WV in 1819 when he was 14 years old. Story goes that he apprentisted for a blacksmith in Gallipolis, OH. There were also stories that he survived a steamboat wreck or sinking on the Ohio River. In 1835 he moved to MO and was a blacksmith and a traveling Baptist preacher. Will share information.
DATE: 04/20/1998 SUBMITTER: Judy Ebert
SURNAMES: HENRY, NIBERT
I am looking for information on Joseph Henry born 1807 died 1857. Married Nancy NIBERT. They had ten children starting in 1833.
DATE: 04/15/1998 SUBMITTER: Bill Mozzetti
SURNAMES: WILLIAMS, SARTAIN
Lookimg for parents, and descendants of John WILLIAMS, b. 20 Feb 1796, d.26 Feb 1880 in Gallia Co. m Louisa T. Sartain b. 20 Apr 1803, d. 17 Nov 1876. Any information will be greatly appreciated.
DATE: 04/15/1998 SUBMITTER: Marlene Robinson
SURNAMES: JENKINS, RUSSELL
Looking for information on the William P. JENKINS family his parents are Daniel Perry JENKINS & Margaret. William JENKINS married Armilda (Matilda) RUSSELL they had 4 daughters that I know of and he had 3 other children I think. I don't know if they had the other 3 together or not. Childrens names are Birdie Ellen, Armilda Louetta, Bertha Ann, Demmy May JENKINS these are the ones I know. Etony, Willie, Maxine JENKINS are the other 3. William was born 10/14/1867. Birdie born 7/2/1889, Demmy May born 5/30/1894, Bertha 2/28/???. Any information will be helpful. Birdie's obituary said she was a native of Gallia County.
DATE: 04/14/1998 SUBMITTER: Bonnie Weber
Looking for information on Barcus name: Richard & Myrtle(Crouse). Children: Lloyd (died as infant) Virgil, Floyd, Audrey(Justice).
DATE: 04/14/1998 SUBMITTER: Christie Jeppson
SURNAMES: PARKINS, SHUMAKER, HAPTONSTALL, WOLFENBARGER
Looking to share information about these surnames in Gallia county Ohio. Most of the people I have information on moved from Gallia, OH to Knox, IL in the early 1840s.
DATE: 04/14/1998 SUBMITTER: Tonia McFerin
SURNAMES: DRUMMOND, WHITE
Looking for any decendants of Cyinda Drummond who married a George W. White in I believe 1863. Also seeking decendants of George W. White. Cyinda had a sister Lucinda, I believe. George had a brother Esco.
DATE: 04/14/1998 SUBMITTER: Carolyn Holbrook
SURNAMES: MASSIE, CARTRIGHT, CART
Looking for info: ggf Stephen Osborne MASSIE b.1880? Gallia Co. m. Alzonia CARTRIGHT or CART from W.Va. Both buried Rio Grande Cemetary, had 10 ch. Charles b.8-02-1901 Crown City, Calvin, Robert, Orville, Luther, Garnet, Grace, Ora, Nellie, Edith (m.Walter Champer,Edith died 12-9-97 Pleasant Valley Hospital). Any info would be greatly appreciated.
DATE: 04/14/1998 SUBMITTER: Pat McCallister
SURNAMES: MCMILLIN, REED
Looking for info on Edward Tate MCMILLIN/MCMULLIN married to SARAH REED in VA. They appear in Washington Co census 1800. They were in Gallia census 1800 thru 1830. Had child EDWARD married to LAURA HOLCOMB. Need info to connect these two. First EDWARD AND SARAH HAD 11 OTHER CHILDREN. Looking for info to tie this family together. In the Gallia Co People in History book there is a article on Edward McMillin written by ELIZABETH MATTHEWS WESSON AND EDWARD BAKER MATTHEWS JR. Is anyone familiar with this article or writer? Any help appreciated. Willing to share info.
DATE: 04/14/1998 SUBMITTER: Ardath Brown
SURNAMES: KINCAID, KINCADE, KINKEAD
Trying to locate parents of Mary Ann KINCAID/KINCADE/KINKEAD who was b. 1833-1840. She could be daughter of James and Mary Jane (GWIN) KINCAID who moved to Gallia from Va. If anyone knows of a Mary Ann would would fit this time line, would very much appreciate hearing about her. She married William MULANAX in 1855 in Andrew Co., Mo.
DATE: 04/14/1998 SUBMITTER: Sally Wiseman
SURNAMES: WISEMAN, COPELAND
I am looking for information on the George WISEMAN (B. 3 Jul 1835, D. 22 May 1914) and Margaret COPELAND (B. 1837-1838, D. 1887). They had 6 children, I am interested in Edward Albert WISEMAN (B. 7 Jul 1864, in Gallia Co. OH).
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