Gallia County Ohio Queries - August 1999 thru November 1999


DATE: 11/24/1999 SUBMITTER: Bette
SURNAMES: WALTER, WALTERS
Jacob WALTER/WALTERS b: ABT 1776 Gallia Co., OH. d: Springfield Twp., OH. ?? m: Betsy ??. Had one daughter that I know of, Elizabeth Ann WALTERS b: 6 Jul. 1822 OH. d: 20 Dec 1882 Rutland Twp., Meigs, OH. I would like to find sibling and or parents.
DATE: 11/24/1999 SUBMITTER: Rhonda Fremen-Young
SURNAMES: BRUMFIELD
Researching the family of Ernest Clifton BRUMFIELD, b. 1882. Relatives used to live in Gallia Co. Ernest's parents were Albert and Mary (BRYAN/T) BRUMFIELD. Any relations, or others with info, please, contact me.
DATE: 11/19/1999 SUBMITTER: Helen STRONG Pond
SURNAMES: FOSTER, STRONG
Looking for any and all information on my ggrandmother Almira FOSTER born Sept. 18, 1868 in Gallia, Ohio. According to the IGI, she is possibly the daughter of E. J. and Violet A. FOSTER. She married Horatio Benton STRONG on Feb. 4, 1894 place unknown. Horatio was born in Salem and died in Wilkesville in 1923. Any help would be appreciated.
DATE: 11/16/1999 SUBMITTER: Ruth Drouillard Guest
SURNAMES: DROUILLARD, MILLER, BILLUPS, JUDD
Would like to exchange info. with anyone interested in the families of DROUILLARD, BILLUPS, and MILLER. Joseph DROUILLARD, long time resident of Gallipolis was brother to my ancestor, Simon Kenton DROUILLARD who md. Dicinthia BILLUPS in Lawrence Co., OH 1818. Joseph DROUILLARD, in giving his history reported his father was Pierre DROUILLARD and his mother was Susan MILLER dau of John MILLER of Lawrence Co., OH. Joseph and Simon had two known sisters, Drusilla and Hannah who md Giles JUDD. I don't know what happened to Drusilla DROUILLARD. Does anyone have info. on these families they would like to share?
DATE: 11/16/1999 SUBMITTER: O. Price
SURNAMES: JOHNSON, BUTRICK
Looking for information on Carl B. JOHNSON born May 28,1896 to Martin and Laura Edwards JOHNSON and Orpha Keiser BUTRICK who he married October 14, 1922.
DATE: 11/16/1999 SUBMITTER: Marilyn Webber
SURNAMES: WEBBER
I am looking for any information or records from the Universalist church in Gallipolis, and in particular Calvin Seldon WEBBER who "p.180 from 'The Universalist Church in Ohio' ....1923 shows: 1842 C.S.WEBBER Fellowshipped by the Miami Association and preached in Sinking Springs, Leesburg, Rutland, Sheffield, Wilkesville, Gallipolis"....After about 10 years he moved to Missouri.
DATE: 11/16/1999 SUBMITTER: Jeff Darlington
SURNAMES: DARLINGTON, LOWRY
I am looking for a marriage record for William DARLINGTON and Ollie LOWRY for September 21, 1875, in Gallia Co. Any help you could provide would be wonderful! William DARLINGTON was born c. 1851, and Ollie LOWRY was born c. 1855, both in Charleston, Kanawha Co., (West) Virginia. William and Ollie's son was Charles William DARLINGTON, born on August 24, 1876, in Charleston, Kanawha Co., WV.
DATE: 11/16/1999 SUBMITTER: Carolyn Lewis
SURNAMES: LEWIS
I am currently researching Frank Freemont LEWIS - born March 20, 1868 in Gallia, Ohio.
DATE: 11/16/1999 SUBMITTER: Evan Ash
SURNAMES: ASH, CAMPBELL
William and Mary ASH, migrated to Gallia county about 1820, son Eli ASH married Surrepta CAMPBELL. whose brother or father was a doctor. Eli and Surrepta ASH left area in 1840s eventually living in Iowa. Welcome any and all information and connections to these persons.
DATE: 11/10/1999 SUBMITTER: Bill Tucker
SURNAMES: EBLIN, MCFARLAND, HUGHES, WILLIAMS
Request info on family and decendants of James and Hannah (MCFARLAND) EBLIN appears in 1870 Census Galia Co Morgan Twp. as follows: James Age 52, Hannah, 46, Samantha J 23, William P(Perry), 19, Barbara A 18, John H., 13, Marcy C. 12, Hannah M. 10, Claracy 7. Also listed is Nancy M age 21 married to George DENNEY. Am interested in family of William P. EBLIN above who married Mary HUGHES 12-11-1874. Their children include according to the 1900 Census Clark, Sept 1875, Irean Mar 1881, Allie Feb 1883, William Aug 1885, Charles Oct 1889, Walter Mar 1896, Bessie Apr 1897. Allie EBLIN above married a Lewis (Louis) WILLIAMS (location unknown) William Perry EBLIN above died 1-9-1929 in Cabell Co. WV. Obituary does not name Allie E.(Alice ?). Trying to trace lineage through a child born to Allie and Lewis (Louis) WILLIAMS..i.e. Bessie. When and where did Allie die? Buried? Any information on Bessie WILLIAMS would be appreciated.
DATE: 11/10/1999 SUBMITTER: John H. Blankenship
SURNAMES: EBERTS, HALE
Seeking info on John EBERTS b-3/1847,d-11/24/29 (daughter-Edna Ethel EBERTS b-10/22/1888,d-7/12/44)(wife #2-Elizabeth HALE EBERTS b-8/1858,d-4/15/40. John & Lizzie both lived and are buried near Vinton, OH.
DATE: 11/10/1999 SUBMITTER: Patricia Clark Jones
SURNAMES: MARTIN, DAVIS
I'm looking for any informtion on these families. George R. MARTIN I was born October 1848 in Ohio, and died Unknown. He married Rebecca J. DAVIS June 3, 1867 in Gallia, Ohio. She was born November 1849 in Virginia, and died 1915. Children of George MARTIN and Rebecca DAVIS are: George R.2 MARTIN II, born September 1872 in West Virginia. Edgar H. MARTIN, born December 1879 in Ohio. Cora Isabelle MARTIN, born May 1883 in Ohio; died August 1921 in Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia. Martha M. MARTIN, born February 1886 in Ohio. Elzag H. MARTIN, born December 1887 in Ohio.George R. MARTIN II (George R. was born September 1872 in West Virginia. Children of George R. MARTIN II are: Delphia MARTIN. She married GOODWIN. Lessie MARTIN. She married THOMPSON. Orville MARTIN. Sherman MARTIN. Wilbur MARTIN. John W. MARTIN, born May 1895 in West Virginia. Howard L. MARTIN I, born September 1896 in West Virginia; died 1970. He married Beulah. Bessie MARTIN, born June 1897 in West Virginia. She married TANNER. Arnold MARTIN, born September 1898 in West Virginia. Cora Isabelle MARTIN (George R.) was born May 1883 in Kanawha County, West Virginia, and died August 1921 in Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia. She married Charles Wesley KIDD September 10, 1902 in Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia, son of Dioctesean KIDD and Annetta GOOD. He was born June 4, 1884 in Kanawha County, Poca District, West Virginia, and died May 3, 1935 in Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia.
DATE: 11/10/1999 SUBMITTER: Keith D. Ashley
SURNAMES: GRIMES
I am trying to sort out the GRIMES family of Gallia County. I have quite a bit already. The family came from Pocohontas Co. WV. Will trade information.
DATE: 11/10/1999 SUBMITTER: Keith D. Ashley
SURNAMES: DAVIS
I am searching for information on Grasson DAVIS listed in the early censuses of Gallia County. I believe he may have come from Washington County, OH. I am trying to see if he has a daughter Mary DAVIS b. ca. 1823. Keith D. Ashley, 34465 Crew Rd., Pomeroy, OH 45769-9715
DATE: 11/10/1999 SUBMITTER: Jane Konkel
SURNAMES: WOOD, PULLINS
I am stymied in my research to prove relatives and their connections. My grandfather Robert Simpson WOOD was born in Gallia, I think. He later moved to Athens. His parents were Joseph Mauck WOOD and Emily PULLINS who were married in Gallia Co. in the 1800's. I need their birhdates and the particulars of their parents. There is a Rio Grande connection. Family lore has it that the family once onced the land for Bob Evans Farm.
DATE: 11/10/1999 SUBMITTER: Robin Bartlett
SURNAMES: BARTLETT, WRIGHT
Looking for information on William H. WRIGHT, born 1856,57, married to Ella? also any information on Edward O. BARTLETT, They lived in Gallia County in the 1900 census.
DATE: 11/10/1999 SUBMITTER: Patricia Davis Shanks
SURNAMES: DAVIS, MYERS
Looking for the parents of Berthinda MYERS, b.1846 Ohio, who married Charles 'Dustin' DAVIS, b. June 1845 Ohio. They were married Sept. 30.1868 in Gallia County. Their third child, Wesley R. DAVIS was born in Clay Twp., Gallia County on June 28, 1873. Other children: Chester Perry, Herbert, Sedilla, Roy Vernon, Charles Shirley, Otto Earl, Cora I., and Jennie. Berthinda and Dustin DAVIS moved to Kanawha County, WVA 1880 census.
DATE: 11/10/1999 SUBMITTER: Marilyn Beth Caldwell Zionic
SURNAMES: CALDWELL
Seeking info on Robert CALDWELL b in Gallia County, Ohio.
DATE: 11/05/1999 SUBMITTER: Patty Evans
SURNAMES: RUSSELL, HARMON, SPIRES
Seeking info on David and Barbary HARMON who moved to Gallia county in the mid 1800's. Also any info on Alvin RUSSELL who married Harriet SPIRES in 1845 and lived in Gallia county
DATE: 11/05/1999 SUBMITTER: Verda Rogers
SURNAMES: FERGUSON, SUMMERS
Looking for information on David P. FERGUSON, who married Rebecca SUMMERS around March, 1837 in Gallia County OH. Need to verify dates of marriage, parents of both and any other information which may assist and tracing back further in my family line.
DATE: 11/05/1999 SUBMITTER: Russell G. Hummerick
SURNAMES: HOUCK, MONTGOMERY, FOLDEN, HUMMERICH
I'm looking for information on the following people: father-Reverend John HOUCK, mother-Mary E. MONTGOMERY HOUCK, son-Robert H. HOUCK Born Oct.16,1843 Died January 27,1932, wife-Eliza Ann FOLDEN HOUCK Died January 10, 1934, daughter-Savannah HOUCK HUMMERICH or HUMMERICK.
DATE: 11/05/1999 SUBMITTER: Mabel Wilson
SURNAMES: WILSON
My husband is John S. WILSON, Jr., He is looking for the gravesite his grandfather David WILSON is buried. David was born in Noble County but lived in Gallia County. He died in 1918 and was in the civil war. Any information would be appreciated.
DATE: 11/05/1999 SUBMITTER: Bonnie Clark
SURNAMES: HAMILTON, TOUMINE
I would like information concerning Asher B. HAMILTON, who lived in Gallia Co. in 1866. He was the guardian for Edmond, Permela, Nancy, John and Mary TOUMINE. They were the children of Lucas Toumine (from Jackson Co.)who died in the Civil War. Was he related?
DATE: 11/05/1999 SUBMITTER: Sandra Long
SURNAMES: LONG, FRANKLIN, McCARLEY
Seeking photographs of members of the LONG family living in Gallia County. Specifically looking for photos of Horace Long (1832-1882) and his wife Fanny PREVO LONG(1838-1930) , step daughter of Valentine FRANKLIN, married in Gallia Co. Also seeking photos of Charles LONG (1874-1947) and his wife Julia McCARLEY LONG (1877-1928) from Huntington Twp, Gallia Co.
DATE: 11/05/1999 SUBMITTER: Cindy Lafferty
SURNAMES: POOR, POORE, HOPPES
I am researching the POOR-POORE family. I know that George POOR was married in Gallia Co. in 1806 to a Caty-Catherine HOPPES. I need to know who there parents were?
DATE: 11/03/1999 SUBMITTER: Thomas Johnson
SURNAMES: WALTER
I am researching my grandmother's family history. The family's name is WALTER and at one time lived at Glencoe, about 12 miles from Deep Creek on US 17.
DATE: 11/03/1999 SUBMITTER: Jerri Jackson
SURNAMES: COLLINS, NEWLAND, YOUNG
Seeking info on John COLLINS who married Jenetta NEWLAND. They had a son, James COLLINS, b. 8 Jun 1855 and d. 27 Jan 1922 in Walnut Twp., Gallia Co., Ohio. He married Sarah YOUNG, b. ca 1858/1860 and d. 20 Feb 1931 in Perry Twp., Gallia Co., Ohio. She was the d/o John YOUNG and ??. Any info would be appreciated!
DATE: 11/03/1999 SUBMITTER: Jerri Jackson
SURNAMES: JACKSON, RIDDLE, SWICK
Looking for info on George W. JACKSON who married Ethel Linda/Ethalinda RIDDLE. Both died in Gallia Co., Ohio. Who were the parents of George? Parents of Ethel Linda were Samuel RIDDLE and Nancy SWICK. Does anyone have info on any of these people?
DATE: 11/03/1999 SUBMITTER: Jerri Jackson
SURNAMES: JACKSON, RIDDLE
Seeking information on an Elizabeth JACKSON, d/o George W. JACKSON and Ethel Linda/Ethalinda RIDDLE. Elizabeth or "Betsy" had a son out of wedlock, George Franklin JACKSON, b. 12 Feb 1883 in Gallia Co., Ohio. The youngster was raised by his uncle John JACKSON, and they both lived with the grandfather and grandmother. Elizabeth seemed to disappear from the picture. Where did she go? Any info would be great!
DATE: 11/03/1999 SUBMITTER: Carolyn Murphy
SURNAMES: KIRK, HACKETT, KNIGHT
Seek info/desc. contact re: Nimrod & Mary Ann (HACKETT) KIRK originally from VA., found in 1820 & 1830 Census, Addison Twp., Gallia, OH. This couple said to have had a daughter Elizabeth (Betsy) KIRK who marr. George KNIGHT and had children: A.L., James, Samuel, George, Louise, Rebecca and Susan. Any help/clues appreciated
DATE: 10/24/1999 SUBMITTER: Evelyn Gravitt
SURNAMES: BOYLES, DAVIS
Re: My query of 3-16-99, the last sentence should read: Margaret BOYLES married David DAVIS, son of Lewis and Mariah DAVIS. [The original query has been changed.]
DATE: 10/24/1999 SUBMITTER: Pamela Brett
SURNAMES: GARFIELD, GARFIELDE, PERRY
Looking for two families who moved to Gallia County circa 1825-1835 from Shoreham, Addison County, Vermont. Selucius GARFIELDE married Sarah E. (or Eliza Electra) PERRY. Their family origins are both unknown.
DATE: 10/24/1999 SUBMITTER: Pamela Filas
SURNAMES: HOUDASHELDT, CIRCLES
John HOUDASHELDT, b. 7/7/1928, Gallia, Oh. father's name was George, mother's maiden name may have been CIRCLES. Would like to verify the info i have. i can't find anything to confirm this name in gallia.
DATE: 10/10/1999 SUBMITTER: Jim Bonson
SURNAMES: TRICKLER
Looking for information on David TRICKLER, he is listed in the 1840's census for Gallia Co.
DATE: 10/10/1999 SUBMITTER: Evelyn Henry
SURNAMES: BOWMAN, AUMILLER, REISINGER, ROUSH
Need parents of Joseph Levi BOWMAN, B. 1817-1820. Mar. 1840 in Gallia County, Elizabeth REISINGER, daug. of Peter. How is Joseph related to George BOWMAN, (wife, Eve Catharine AUMILLER) and his brother, John BOWMAN? All resided in Huntington Twp. 1850. George and John believed to be sons of George BOWMAN and Elizabeth ROUSH, originally of Shenandoah County, VA. Was Joseph a son or nephew?
DATE: 10/10/1999 SUBMITTER: Joan O'Banion
SURNAMES: OLNEY, FELTER, TRAPP, RACER
Vesta or (Villa) Viola OLNEY married Charles P. TRAPP in 1878. There were two sisters, Vesta b: 1850 and (Villa) or Viola b: 1857 OLNEY. I am trying to determine which married a George B. RACER and which married Charles P. TRAPP. Vesta was married first to J.H. FELTER in Washington Co., OH. Appreciate any help at all.
DATE: 10/10/1999 SUBMITTER: Lela White
SURNAMES: WHITE
I am searching for Greenberry WHITE, Reuben and Elizabeth Sims WHITE. Lived in Gallia county in 1852. Greenberry born in 1852. I am looking for proof of birth and proof of parents.
DATE: 10/02/1999 SUBMITTER: Sandra Skinger
SURNAMES: ALESHIRE
I am looking for information on Benjamin Franklin ALESHIRE. He was born about 1881, in Ohio. We think his fathers name was Frank but we're not sure.
DATE: 10/02/1999 SUBMITTER: Edward Lee Walker
SURNAMES: ARTHER, JENKINS, ARTHUR?
ARTHER, Harley (BORN 1855:GALLIA), JENKINS, Eve Angeline (BORN GALLIA 1850), Would Like Marriage Date, And any Info on the familys, Where they lived, What they were, Farmers, Miners, Ect. Thank you for any help you can find.
DATE: 10/02/1999 SUBMITTER: Brenda Ericsson
SURNAMES: MACE, GIBSON
Looking for any proof that the following were born in Gallia Co. OH (possibly the part that later became Meigs) -- or proof that any of this family were ever in Gallia Co. OH. Family legend has it that they were involved in boat/ship building and perhaps piloting on the Ohio River. Both of the following MACEs are the children of Jeremiah MACE m. Rhoda WILLIAMS who lived much of their life in Braxton Co. VA and Kanawha Co. VA. Jeremiah had ties to OH. Henry MACE b. 10 Mar 1811, Gallia Co. OH. He later lived in Braxton Co. VA and then in MO. Nancy MACE b. abt 1815, Gallia Co. OH, later lived in Braxton Co. VA. Also, James W. GIBSON b. abt 1815, maybe in Gallia. His family married into the MACE family in VA. Thanks for any clues you may be able to give me to the MACE family in Gallia Co.
DATE: 10/02/1999 SUBMITTER: Sarah Lord
SURNAMES: MCFARLAND, VANDEN
I am looking for any information on Ada MCFARLAND who married Henry James VANDEN in Gallipolis sometime in the 1860's.
DATE: 10/02/1999 SUBMITTER: Joe Wilcox
SURNAMES: WILCOX, RAMSDALE
I am looking for the location/contact phone or fax #s for The Wilcox Cemetary in Gallia County. Family research into my family's lineage stalls in 1834 with the birth of my g.g. grandfather THOMAS WILCOX in Ohio. He actually died in Wisconsin in 1911, but I was wondering if any WILCOX information at the cemetary may list a son (THOMAS) of a deceased WILCOX person. The name RAMSDALE was listed on his death certificate - I do not know if this was his middle name, his mother's maiden name, or both. Thanks in advance for any information which can be provided. Joe Wilcox, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
DATE: 10/02/1999 SUBMITTER: Donna J. Berkley
SURNAMES: SPEARS, BERKLEY, KING
Interested in information about ancestors or relatives of my great-grandmother, Nora KING SPEARS d 1970, or my great-grandfather Ervin SPEARS. They had at least 11 children,Virgil, Robert, Jim, William, Virginia, Mary, Opal, Bonnie, Ruby, Velda and my late grandmother, Nora EthelMae SPEARS married to Donald E. BERKLEY.
DATE: 09/28/1999 SUBMITTER: Carolyn Holbrook
SURNAMES: MCCAN, MCCANN, MASSIE, MCKEAN
Looking for Effie MCAN/N/MCKEAN she was born 8-10-1850 in Gallia Co. to Wilmoth MCCAN/N/MCKEAN. Effie married Jeptha MASSIE in 1865 in Gallia Co. I am trying to find her from 1850 to 1865. She isn't with her mother in 1860 Gallia Co. census. Was there a children's home in Gallia Co. during this time period?
DATE: 09/28/1999 SUBMITTER: Cynthia Colvin Luckens
SURNAMES: COLVIN, DEVORE
I am searching for the parents of Hiram Jackson COLVIN, born 1839 in Virginia and died May 22, 1904 in Wichita, Kansas. His wife was Elizabeth DEVORE born 1843 in Ohio. One of their sons, Francis Lewellyn COLVIN was born in Gallipolis, Gallia Co., on December 9, 1859. Other children were Margaret COLVIN (b. in Ohio 1856), William L. COLVIN, Rachel Anita COLVIN, George J. COLVIN, Charles A. COLVIN, Issac G. COLVIN, Myrtle COLVIN, According to the 1895 Kansas census, the family moved to Kansas from Virginia and the adult males in the family were all railroad workers, however, Hiram Jackson COLVIN's obituary said they moved from West Virginia. If any one has information on these families, please contact me.
DATE: 09/24/1999 SUBMITTER: Jim Keffer
SURNAMES: TAYLOR, HIX
Seeking exchange of info with anyone who has heard of Frederick TAYLOR, listed in the 1820 and 1830 census of Gallia County. I am descended from his son, Isaac, who lived in West Virginia. Also seeking exchange about the Hix or Hicks of Gallia County. I think some relatives moved back an forth across the Ohio river in the 1800's.
DATE: 09/24/1999 SUBMITTER: Diana Scott Cobb
SURNAMES: COBBS, HEMMINGS
Any information on Moses COBBS, (ABT. 1844) husband of Minerva HEMMINGS COBBS or their son Hiram Harrison COBBS born on april 1871. Parents were born in VA and son was born in Gallia County Ohio.
DATE: 09/24/1999 SUBMITTER: Lola Smith
SURNAMES: SMITH, RAKE
Looking for information on Sarah Ellen SMITH RAKE who married Daniel RAKE. They moved to Gallia county from Jackson County, West Virginia. She died in the 1930's. Looking for information on Vincent SMITH. He was married to Sarah Ellen MASON. They were suppose to have moved to Gallia or Meigs Counties.
DATE: 09/24/1999 SUBMITTER: Christina Reynolds
SURNAMES: REYNOLDS, TRITT
Would like any information on Robert Henry born abt. 1826 or Nancy Jane REYNOLDS TRITT born abt. 1829 father, mother and siblings. Robert and Nancy had two children that I know of. Virginia born abt. 1858 and Sarah Mary born abt. 1863. Nancy's mother Judith Julia REYNOLDS who died around 1864 is said to be buried in Gallia County, Ohio.
DATE: 09/24/1999 SUBMITTER: Antoinette Haskins Olsen
SURNAMES: HASKINS
I would be very thankful for any information on who donated the land or named the park in Gallipolis "Haskins Memorial Park"? My Great-Great Grandfather George Solomon HASKINS was born on land near Crown City in 1847. Also his mother Rachel HASKINS and two sisters Jennifer and Julia lived in Gallia County from 1847 until the tenth census of 1880. Any info on this would be greatly appreciated.
DATE: 09/24/1999 SUBMITTER: Archie Spires
SURNAMES: SPIRES, LYLE
Info on Elmer E. SPIRES B.12-4-1867 Where ??? D. 8-23-1893 in Morgan Twp. Gallia Co. Married 1891 to Jessie LYLE, B. 1867 in Kyger OH.
DATE: 09/24/1999 SUBMITTER: Eloise Barczak
SURNAMES: CANTERBURY, SEALY
Looking for any information available on George CANTERBURY (b. about 1847) and/or Maria SEALY (birthdate unknown). Their children were: Adeline SEALY, b. abt. 1870, George Washington CANTERBURY, b. 1872, and John Henry CANTERBURY. They migrated into West Virginia after these children were born. Any and all information will be most appreciated. I have only been doing genealogy for about a year and a half, and would like to correspond with Canterbury/Sealy researchers.
DATE: 09/24/1999 SUBMITTER: Karon Foley
SURNAMES: FRYE, KING
Looking for information on my grandparents, Charles Wesley FRYE b. Dec. 24, 1868 and Lenna Ellen KING b. Jan. 13, 1900 they were married abt. 1916. They lived in and most of their children were born in Gallia County. Any information regarding this family would be greatly appreciated.
DATE: 09/24/1999 SUBMITTER: John E. Colyer
SURNAMES: PATTERSON, MCDANIEL
Cynthia PATTERSON was daughter of Ansel A. PATTERSON and married Benjamin F. MCDANIEL in Gallia County. They were married September 18, 1864 in Gallia County. I am looking for her ancestors, in particular her fathers and mothers if possible. I believe they both came from Gallia County and both families were entrenched in that area. Thank you very much for the help.
DATE: 09/22/1999 SUBMITTER: William D. Massie
SURNAMES: MASSIE, CHAMBERS
Two gravemarkers in Calvary Baptist Cemetary in Rio Grande, Oh. are for "Erva Chambers Edwards" with an Eastern Star symbol. No other information. The other marker is "MASSIE...Rebecca Massie 1830-1924". I would like to know the date of death for these two ladies. I would be very grateful if someone could contact the Gallia Co. health dept. or help me find this information. I live in Florida and only get to Ohio about once a year.
DATE: 09/22/1999 SUBMITTER: Joann George
SURNAMES: LEAR, ROPETER
I am searching for my g-grandfather August LEAR, b 1837 in Hanover, Germany and coming to Gallia County in 1859. He married Louisa ROPETER, born in Hanover, Germany in 1848 and coming to Gallia County in 1861. They were married in Walnut Twp in 1871. Thanks.
DATE: 09/22/1999 SUBMITTER: Rita Ridgway
SURNAMES: SCARBERRY
Looking for any and all info on SCARBERRY's. Noah Harper SCARBERRY married Esther Ann (BATES) JOHNSON 05 June 1842 in Gallia County. Are there any branches or twigs of any SCARBERRY'S out there searching?
DATE: 09/22/1999 SUBMITTER: Jeanne Householder
SURNAMES: HAMILTON, GLOVER
Searching for info on John HAMILTON born 11-18-1848, died 12-23-1917 in Gallia County. Buried in Mt. Zion Cemetary. Married a Mary GLOVER who was born VA, b. 12-8-1849, d. 9-18-1936. Her father's name was Frank but can't decipher mother's maiden Sarah ?, John's father was also John but mother was unknown. Would like to share info or find other sibs of either.
DATE: 09/22/1999 SUBMITTER: Barbara Wilford
SURNAMES: WALKER
Seeking information on Hiram Henry (Harry) WALKER born ca 1846 Gallia co. death ca 1905 Beatrice Neb. Father Frank WALKER born Ohio.
DATE: 09/22/1999 SUBMITTER: Julie Gerren
SURNAMES: GERREN, GEAREN, GEERON, CALL, CAMPBELL
Looking for anyone with information on this family. The name has been spelled three different ways in Gallia Co. They lived in Clay Township in the 1870s. They are listed in the 1870 Gallia Co. Census. Looking for any births/deaths for this family from 1866 to 1879. John, Virginia, Washington S, John Willis, Henrietta. Also Virginia was married previously and was a CALL by marriage. She had two daughters - Alma or Almia and Laura, born ca 1858 to 1864. Her maiden name possibly could be CAMPBELL.
DATE: 09/22/1999 SUBMITTER: Hueston Kyger
SURNAMES: KYGER
I have been tracing the KYGER line for some time and was wondering if KYGER, or KYGER Creek could have any relation. I have traced back to when they lived in WV but lose the trail there. George, Hueston, Huston, Houston, and Daniel could be very possible first names. Especially Daniel.
DATE: 09/07/1999 SUBMITTER: Patricia Schmidt
SURNAMES: CANTERBURY, HATTEN, HATTON
Can someone help verify this information for me? Marriage in Gallia County, OH 11-Dec-1836 of Mary A. CANTERBURY, (birthdate 14-Feb-1817, in VA) to William G. HATTEN, (birthdate unknown-- but possibly 1818, in what is now Cabell Co, WVA). Any bits of information about Wm. G. and Mary A. Hatten would be appreciated.
DATE: 09/05/1999 SUBMITTER: Jim Lock
SURNAMES: MAHAFFEY, GALLAGHER
Am looking for the family of Cornelius MAHAFFEY and Rosannah GALLAGHER. They arrived in Wilkesville, Vinton County (old Gallia County) at the time of the 1850 federal census. They are believed to have come from PA. They were both born in Ireland. They had 8 children, James, Patrick, Mary, John, Charles, Thomas, Elizabeth and Jerome, all born between 1826 and 1853. By 1860, they had moved to Milton Township, Jackson County.
DATE: 09/05/1999 SUBMITTER: John Pinkerton
SURNAMES: MONTGOMERY, SWINDLER, WOOD
I am looking for information on Thomas MONTGOMERY m. Tacy SWINDLER Feb. 24, 1818 in Gallia County, Ohio. Also looking for John Robert Preston MONTGOMERY m. Rachel WOOD June 7,1849 in Gallia County, Ohio. Also looking for any information on a Colonel James Henry Marion MONTGOMERY (Civil War Hero) born I believe in Gallia County, Ohio Jan. 14, 1833 m. Mary E. FRY. Col. Jim died Jan 18, 1898 buried in Bethel Cemetery located near Eureka, Ohio. Any information will be appreicated.
DATE: 09/05/1999 SUBMITTER: Brenda Willis Revels
SURNAMES: WILLIS, MCKNIGHT, COOPER
Trying to locate info on Andrew WILLIS who migrated from West Virginia to Gallia County in early 1800's. Later lived in Lawrence County Ohio. He was married in early 1800's to Nancy MCKNIGHT; 2nd marriage to Elizabeth COOPER. His son William was my gggrandfather. Any info on this line would be greatly appreciated.
DATE: 09/05/1999 SUBMITTER: A.J.C. Westwood
SURNAMES: DeHAULT, DeLASSUS, DeLUZIERE, DERBIGNY
Looking for any information on the Chevalier Pierre Charles DeHAULT DeLASSUS DeLUZIERE. DeLuziere was a pseudonom used to escape from France. He left LeHavre in 1790, and was one of the original French 500 at Gallipolis. Unfortunately he didn't hang around that long - he petitioned Governor Carondelet for some land near Ste. Genevieve in Missouri, and got it. Accompanied by several Loretta nuns, he left Gallipolis sometime in 1791. We are curious how he became involved with the land scheme, and any knowledge of what he was doing there, or resources to look at, would be very much appreciated.
DATE: 09/05/1999 SUBMITTER: Kelly Dyer
SURNAMES: DYER
Grandfather Clyde Luther DYER born Gallia Co. Nov. 10, 1890. Death Sept. 22, 1944. Great Grandfather John Harm DYER. I have no more information.
DATE: 08/22/1999 SUBMITTER: Zelda Tilley
SURNAMES: HICKS
I found my grandmother's marriage license on file in Mason Co WVA and it indicated that on April 14th 1890 when she got married she was sixteen and that her place of birth was Gallia Ohio. I am trying to find out who her parents were and if she had any brothers and sisters.
DATE: 08/22/1999 SUBMITTER: Connie Nelson
SURNAMES: WOLFE, McELHINNEY
Can anyone tell me how to obtain information on family buried at Gravel Hill Cemetary.
DATE: 08/22/1999 SUBMITTER: Marjorie L. Wood
SURNAMES: LOWERY, COLE, GATEWOOD
Looking for information on Melvin LOWERY born 24 Feb 1800 died 16 April 1868 married 1822 Harty COLE born 1797 died 11 August 1866. Melvin and Harty COLE LOWERY are buried in Pine Street Cemetary, Gallipolis, Ohio. Their daughter Virginia LOWERY born 26 Feb. 1825 in Gallia Co. died 3 May 1897 Gallia Co. Ohio married 12 Oct. 1845 James Madison GATEWOOD born 17 Jan. 1817 died 5 Feb. 1901 Gallia Co. Ohio.
DATE: 08/22/1999 SUBMITTER: Marjorie L. Wood
SURNAMES: SHEETS, HENRY, BAILEY
Looking for the following people George SHEETS born abt. 1810 died 20 Sept 1870 in Gallia Co. married 31 August 1830 Anna HENRY. Their son Henry Wilson SHEETS born 8 Feb. 1832 died 12 August 1912 married 7 Jan. 1853 Mary Jane BAILEY born 2 March 1833 died 24 Dec. 1894 Gallia Co. Henry Wilson and Mary Jane BAILEY SHEETS are buried in Stewart Cemetary, Gallia Co.
DATE: 08/22/1999 SUBMITTER: Marjorie L. Wood
SURNAMES: SHEETS, HENRY, CALDWELL
Looking for information on William SHEETS born 1795 died 7 March 1871 in Gallia Co. married 21 August 1814, Elizabeth HENRY born 1793 died 2 March 1864 Guyan Twp., Gallia Co. Ohio. Daughter Becky Jane SHEETS born 17 May 1817 died 6 May 1881 married William CALDWELL born 19 Nov. 1817.
DATE: 08/22/1999 SUBMITTER: Marjorie L. Wood
SURNAMES: WILLIAMS, WATTS
Looking for information on Rebecca WATTS died 14 May 1932 in Gallia Co. Rebecca was the wife of Lewis Benjamin WILLIAMS born 12 Jan 1864 in Crown City Ohio, died 13 August 1940 in Crown City, Ohio, Guyan Twp.
DATE: 08/22/1999 SUBMITTER: Marjorie L. Wood
SURNAMES: WILLIAMS, SARTAIN
Looking for information on John WILLIAMS born 20 Feb 1796 died 18 Feb 1879 in Gallia Co. Ohio. He married Louisa SARTAIN, 3 March 1818, Louisa was born 20 April 1803 died 19 Nov. 1876 in Gallia Co.
DATE: 08/22/1999 SUBMITTER: Marjorie L. Wood
SURNAMES: WILLIAMS, SIMS
I am looking for any information on Eliza WILLIAMS born 1854 died 1896 and buried in Good Hope Cemetary, Gallia Co. She married Burrell SIMS 29 Dec. 1873, also looking for information on Burrell SIMS born March 1849 died 12 March 1930 buried in Guyan Twp. Gallia Co.
DATE: 08/21/1999 SUBMITTER: Greg Martin
SURNAMES: RICKABAUGH
I am looking for the parents of Nelle RICKABAUGH born 1884 in Gallia County.
DATE: 08/21/1999 SUBMITTER: Jessica Frost
SURNAMES: REYNOLDS, COMFORT, BLAGG, HIGGINS, HUGHES
I'm looking for info about William Edward REYNOLDS, b. 1839 in Gallipolis, Gallia Co, Ohio. The info I have is that his parents were John I. REYNOLDS and Sarah COMFORT, b. in England. William's siblings included Ada F. REYNOLDS HIGGINS?, Mary REYNOLDS, Sue Comfort REYNOLDS BLAGG, and Annie REYNOLDS HUGHES HIGGINS. I am really stuck! Would appreciate any information.
DATE: 08/21/1999 SUBMITTER: Nancy Saunders
SURNAMES: SHEETS, SAUNDERS, SANDERS
I looking for the ancestors of Nancy Susan Sheets (B. 1933 in Gallia Co.) and Jacob Jackson Saunders (Saunders) (B. 1935 in Fluvanna Co, Va. d. 1875). Nancy is buried in the Saunders Cemetery in Gallipolis. Jacob is buried in the Guyan Township Cemetery, I believe. He was in Co. C 173 R.D. OH Inf--Civil War. They had 8 children: Sarah Susan B. 1855, William John B. 1956, Walter E. B. 1860, Gory Jackson B. 1862, Jacob McClellan B. 1864 (my gg-grandfather), Tennessee Ellen B. 1867, Pilate Paris B. 1970, and Tabitha M. B. 1873. Any information would be appreciated.
DATE: 08/21/1999 SUBMITTER: Andrea Maxwell
SURNAMES: LASLEY, HUGHES
I am looking for an Amanda LASLEY. She married a man by the last name of HUGHES (first name unknown). Among her children was a female, named Chloe, my ggrandmother. I have not been able to find any Amanda LASLEY, except for Jonathan LASLEY and Mary Ann HICKLE's daughter. Does anyone have info on this Amanda?
DATE: 08/21/1999 SUBMITTER: Julie Gerren
SURNAMES: GEERON, GEAREN, GERREN, CALL, CAUL, CAMPBELL
Husband's ggf married Virginia CAUL/CALL in Gallia Ohio on 2 May 1867. His name was John GERREN but spelled GEERON on marriage license and GEAREN in newspaper account of wedding. They had three children born to them Washington S.; John W. (gf) and Henrietta. Virginia had been married before and her birth name could have been possibly CAMPBELL. Anyone have any info about this family, i.e., where John Sr. was born.
DATE: 08/21/1999 SUBMITTER: Leslie Vollnogle
SURNAMES: VOLLNOGEL, VOLLNOGLE, HUTCHINSON
I am looking for information concerning Michael VOLLNOGEL (VOLLNOGLE) who was born on Aug 19, 1826 in Mahoning County, Ohio and moved in 1851 to Gallia County, Ohio. He lived there until 1867 when he moved to Missouri. He married Alvira HUTCHINSON before 1856 in Gallia County? While in Gallia County he was engaged in saw milling and farming. Any information about the VOLLNOGEL and HUTCHINSON families would be most appreciated.
DATE: 08/21/1999 SUBMITTER: Vern Erickson
SURNAMES: COPAS, CUMMINGS, CUMMINS, FIELDS
Thomas COPAS married Nancy FIELDS in Gallia County on 23 July 1843 according to Gallia Co. marriage records. Who are Nancy's parents and where did she come from? She was born 21 Dec. 1824 in Pennsylvania and died 21 Dec. 1887 in Crawford Co., WI. Her death record says her father was Robert CUMMINGS, born in Ireland, and her mother was born in Germany. There are several records in Wisconsin that give her maiden name as CUMMINS. Was Nancy a widow when she married Thomas COPAS? If so, the 1840 PA census shows Cummins and Field families living near each other in Rich Hill township, Green Co., PA. Is she from Rich Hill?
DATE: 08/21/1999 SUBMITTER: Eileen Long Goddard
SURNAMES: GIBSON, LONG, JOLLY, LANKFORD, SWICK
Mary E GIBSON m Robert Anderson LONG 10-22-1870 Gallia Co. RA died 10-5-1873, buried Gallia Co. A child John was born to them 1-17-1874. Mary m Henry JOLLY in Gallia 9-29-1876. Listed in Meigs 1880 census w/two step children: Carrie 8 and James 4. (No John) Children do not appear to be Mary's. A dau Daisy Edith born to Jolly's. Married James H. SWICK 8-6-1903 in Meigs (he was fm Gallia) Carrie married Willard C LANKFORD( fm Allegheny Co PA)in Washington Co OH. Henry JOLLY is buried in Gallia Co. What happened to Mary and James? Especially interested in James if his middle name was Francis.
DATE: 08/15/1999 SUBMITTER: Steve Kennedy
SURNAMES: EUTSLER, GASTON, HAWK, LOTZ
Looking for other descendants of the EUTSLER, GASTON, HAWK, and LOTZ families. All were in the Gallia, now Vinton, County area in the early 1800's. Will exchange information gladly with others connected to these familes. Steve Kennedy, 12319 Alexandria, San Antonio, TX 78233.
DATE: 08/15/1999 SUBMITTER: Colleen Benedickt
SURNAMES: SOWARDS, SCALIN
Looking for information about Henry SOWARDS, Solomon SOWARDS and Mary SCALIN. The ones I am searching would have been in Gallia Co 1800-1830.
DATE: 08/15/1999 SUBMITTER: John J. Alexander
SURNAMES: ALEXANDER, HOWELL, WILLIAMS, HAYWARD, SELFRIDGE, HILL
John ALEXANDER and Mary WISE had 5 children who all resided in Gallia Co.; Jane married Thomas HOWELL, Anna married James. B. WILLIAMS, James B. married Adelia HAYWARD, Harriet married Harry SELFRIDGE and John MacMillan ALEXANDER married Elizabeth HILL. John ManMillan later became mayor of Gallipolis. I am interested in any information you can supply me on any of the above.
DATE: 08/15/1999 SUBMITTER: Bill Erwin
SURNAMES: ERWIN
Looking for any info on Earl Elliot ERWIN, my grandfather, born in 1890's in Ewington, Ohio.
DATE: 08/15/1999 SUBMITTER: Reginald Rook
SURNAMES: MONTROSE, WILSON
I am searching for information on a hospital located in Gallipolis, at the turn of the century (1900). I have located my grandfather's first wife Jessie MONTROSE (nee WILSON) identified as a patient in the 1900 census. MONTROSE, Jessie L. b. July 1872 in Ohio, age 27, Gallia Co. Gallipolis Twp, Gallipolis City, Ohio Hospital for Epileptics, Patient. My grandfather said she died in the hospital, but gave no date. How would I go about getting a death certificate and other documents pertaining to here stay at the hospital. I would be most greatful for any assistance in this matter.
DATE: 08/15/1999 SUBMITTER: Kim Long Browning
SURNAMES: LONG
Looking for family or info on David LONG. He was born in Gallia Co. ca 1822. His father is Abner LONG born in Virginia. And his father was Ware LONG I and his father Ware LONG II. David married ? ca 1840 in Gallia Co. would give anything to know her name. After leaving Gallia they went onto Illinois and then into Miami County, Kansas. I have alot of info on the LONGS but David is eluding us. Is anyone working on this line?
DATE: 08/15/1999 SUBMITTER: David Stephens
SURNAMES: MOMAN, MAAB, MOAD
I trace my lineage to Judah Moman, born in Gallipolis about 1790; my records indicate that she was married there on 12 July, 1818 to Charles Peyton from Rockbridge County, Virginia. At some time later, they moved to Cabell County, WV where several children were born. Charles appears in the Census there in 1860, but no evidence of the whereabouts of Judah. One of their sons married a Cherokee Indian. In the same Census, she is indicated as having the maiden name Moad/Maab. Today, those names do exist in Ohio. Can you steer me to any references to these surnames and/or information about the Shawnee / Cherokee population there at that time?
DATE: 08/15/1999 SUBMITTER: Robert W. Manson
SURNAMES: PRITCHARD, PRITCHETT, LAMBERT, NIBERT
I live in Coshocton County. Have been researching my family genealogy for many years. Looking for the following surnames in Gallia county: PRITCHARD/PRITCHETT, LAMBERT & NIBERT. All are direct ancestors.
DATE: 08/15/1999 SUBMITTER: Ruby
SURNAMES: BARLOW, UNROE, SAUNDERS
I have much info to share on these and related families but I also need info.

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