Gallia County Ohio Queries - November 2000 thru May 2001


DATE: 05/25/2001 SUBMITTER: Victoria Robinson
SURNAMES: GOSS, STEWARD
Searching for descendants of Washington GOSS, and any other Goss who lived in Gallipolis or Gallia County, Ohio. Washington was born cica 1858/59 in Virginia and married Susan STEWARD on 20 Jul 1882 in Sedalia.
DATE: 05/25/2001 SUBMITTER: Bobbi
SURNAMES: FARLEY, KENT
William Caryl FARLEY b. 4/20/1894 in Ewington, OH. Parents listed as William FARLEY and Phoebe (KENT) FARLEY of Gallia county. Interred at Concord Cemetary 5/31/1930. Looking for any further Farley information.
DATE: 05/25/2001 SUBMITTER: H. Ben Gibson
SURNAMES: GIBSON
I am trying to track down Jacob GIBSON who married Jane GALLOWAY in 1883 in Gallia County Ohio. He does not appear on the Gallia Co. Census of 1880, however there is an Ansel GIBSON in the same Ohio township as the GALLOWAYs. So I am wondering if anyone has any information on GIBSONs in Gallia Co. in 1883. I am hoping that Ansel GIBSON is Jacob's cousin or nephew or some such.
DATE: 05/22/2001 SUBMITTER: Norma Galleher-Dye
SURNAMES: RIDGWAY, HOLCOMB
Looking for the parents of Viola Jane RIDGWAY, married to Thomas HOLCOMB. Buried in Rio Grande.
DATE: 05/22/2001 SUBMITTER: Shelly Roy
SURNAMES: ROY
Looking for information on Henry ROY and family. Henry was born in Gallia Co. Oh 1850. Looking for parents & siblings.
DATE: 05/22/2001 SUBMITTER: Gerry "Saunders" Tolliver
SURNAMES: SANDERS, SAUNDERS, SCHAFFER
I am searching, for anyone ,who might have any information on the SANDERS/SAUNDERS, and SHAFFER families, who may have come to the area of Crown City , OH. or surrounding area's during the 1800"s up to date.
DATE: 05/22/2001 SUBMITTER: Vanessa Davis
SURNAMES: SPEARS, FLOWERS
I am searching for info on a George Harmon SPEARS. He was married to Alelia Ann SPEARS nee FLOWERS. I believe they lived in the Gallipolis area in the early 1900s.
DATE: 05/22/2001 SUBMITTER: Betty McDowell
SURNAMES: CLAAR, LAYNE
Looking for information on Charles Milton CLAAR and his wife Martha Lilly LAYNE .They were married in 1894 and lived and Gallia County in the 1940s. Martha would have been my Great Aunt.
DATE: 05/15/2001 SUBMITTER: John L Keefer
SURNAMES: BURDEN, CLAYBAUGH, CLABAUGH, BARNHISER, PRICE, HUBBLE
I am researching the BURDEN; Edmond(Edwin,Edward) BURDEN was born @1840, Gallia. His mothers name is Mary J BURDEN. Malissa Angelina HUBBLE his wife. They were married in Clinton County and lived there. Any information on Edmond BURDEN will be appreciated.
DATE: 05/15/2001 SUBMITTER: Norma Galleher-Dye
SURNAMES: GLEASON, HOLCOMB, SHIELDS
Information on Riley GLEASON, son John, wife Mary SHIELDS.
DATE: 05/15/2001 SUBMITTER: Lois Evans
SURNAMES: EVANS, MILLER
I am looking for my husbands relatives that came from Wales in the middle 1800 or late 1800. His grandfather was William "Creek" EVANS and was married to Mary Alice MILLER. His father was John Robert EVANS who passed away in 1954. Any info would be appreciated.
DATE: 05/15/2001 SUBMITTER: Genette McVey
SURNAMES: HOUK, HOUCK, MOOMEY
Looking for Samuel HOUK or HOUCK. Lived with his father name unknown near Gallion Ohio sometime around the early 1800's. Wife's name unkown children Eli, Levi, and Isaac. Levi born 8/19/1837. Married Elizabeth MOOMEY.
DATE: 05/15/2001 SUBMITTER: Shirley Brewer
SURNAMES: LEMLEY
I am looking for any information on Willis Carmana LEMLEY b 8 March 1900 Chester Gallia Oh. I am looking for his marriage?
DATE: 05/15/2001 SUBMITTER: Lisa Dodson
SURNAMES: FROIDEVEAUX
I am looking for any FROIDEVEAUX in the Gallpolis Ohio area. Tthe family was originally from the Putnam Co, WV area.
DATE: 05/15/2001 SUBMITTER: Faith Holden
SURNAMES: RUFFNER, CAMPBELL
William L. RUFFNER and Margaret CAMPBELL married in Gallia Co. Ohio 6/21/1853. Does this couple merge in anyones database?
DATE: 05/09/2001 SUBMITTER: Kim
SURNAMES: DANIELS, HOOD
Looking for information on Waitman HOOD and Nancy DANIELS who married on July 6, 1847, in Gallia Co. Ohio. Have name of one child Francis Marion HOOD, need other siblings if any and any other information.
DATE: 05/09/2001 SUBMITTER: Robert Rusher
SURNAMES: ATKINSON, SWISHER
I am looking for information on Francis Marion ATKINSON, married Clara Elizabeth SWISHER. Circa 1860. In Gallipolis. they had a son named Orlando, moved to Illinois sometime before the 1870 census. Francis was supposedly Native American, although I have yet to prove this.
DATE: 05/09/2001 SUBMITTER: Glenn Davis
SURNAMES: HUGGINS, HERMAN
Looking for descendants of William (born 1867) and Pearl HUGGINS of Cheshire Twp. Also looking for information on the Catherine HERMAN family. Magdalena HERMAN was William's mother.
DATE: 05/09/2001 SUBMITTER: Irene Blamer
SURNAMES: HIVELY, BECK, HOUCK, ROTHGEB, DEWIT, GREEN, DENNEY, SPIERS, HUFFMAN, LOUCKS, CARNS, PROSE, FLETCHER, BOYLES, SHAVER, HARMON
I am looking for parents for Jacob BECK who was born abt 1817 in Green Twp, Gallia County, Ohio. Jacob married Sophia FLETCHER on March 16, 1838 in Gallia County.
DATE: 05/09/2001 SUBMITTER: Marlene Harden
SURNAMES: ROWLEY, LEMLEY
Does anyone have any knowledge of Rev. Isaac and Rachel LEMLEY ROWLEY? Looking for son Osborne b.2/14/1834 in Gallia County?
DATE: 04/28/2001 SUBMITTER: Shirley Dunn
SURNAMES: FIFE, BURCHAM
Joseph FIFE married a Rebecca E. BURCHAM and I need help finding my grandmother after Joseph died. Any FIFE's please email.
DATE: 04/28/2001 SUBMITTER: dord
SURNAMES: CANTRELL
Need parents of Joe CANTRELL b Dec 1903 Ky, died May 1994 Thurman Gallia Ohio. Also need wife & children.
DATE: 04/28/2001 SUBMITTER: Mary E Long
SURNAMES: CRAIG, BUCKNER, BOGARD
William Craig married Cora BUCKNER in 1920. I am looking for more info on them. There is a John BUCKNER her father. I am also seeking info Richard CRAIG , married Jane ????? Wishing to seek as much info as possible.
DATE: 04/28/2001 SUBMITTER: Steve Rice
SURNAMES: CHILDERS, JENKS
Does the 1830 census show Wm H JENKS married to Nancy CHILDERS-JENKS, with child Mosby M (b.1827).
DATE: 04/28/2001 SUBMITTER: Teresa Hodge
SURNAMES: TROWBRIDGE, GIBSON
Information is needed for Laura TROWBRIDGE, born around 1860. Her mother's name was possibly Minnie TROWBRIDGE, (she was suppose to be Native American. Laura was born in Gallia County, Ohio and married William H. GIBSON in 1882.
DATE: 04/28/2001 SUBMITTER: C. Mitchell
SURNAMES: BOYER, BOYERS, GASKINS, HUTCHINS
Does anyone have any information about Silas BOYER(S) or Rhoda Jane GASKINS who were married in Gallia County on 2 Nov 1848? I don't think the S should be on BOYER, but that is the way I found it in the listing of Gallia County marriages. Silas was born around 1835, and Rhoda was born around 1839. According to the LDS site, both were born in Franklin County, Ohio. They had a daughter Elizabeth Sarah who married David HUTCHINS. Elizabeth and David were my great-grandparents. (I really thought for sure that my mother said her grandmother's name was Sarah Alice, but that is not what I am finding.) I would like the names of other children of David and Elizabeth and any other information anyone is willing to share.
DATE: 04/28/2001 SUBMITTER: Maude
SURNAMES: ALLMAN, SHATO
Looking for the Obit of Alice SHATO ALLMAN between 1878 & 1880, Barcus Hollower or Hollow Gallia County. Believed to have died in a house fire. Where was infant daughter??
DATE: 04/28/2001 SUBMITTER: Bob Miller
SURNAMES:
I am in need of a genealogist, or some other person, to obtain some documents from the Gallia County Courthouse. Reasonable compensation will be paid.
DATE: 04/28/2001 SUBMITTER: Charlie
SURNAMES: GROSE, SAUNDERS
My wife and I are looking for the wife and parents of Harm GROSE. His son James H. GROSE was born in 1862 at Tick Gidge, Gallia, Ohio or Tick Ridge, Gallia, Ohio. James was married to Mary Jane SAUNDERS on 7 May 1883, in Gallia Co., Ohio. Any information on her and her parents.
DATE: 04/28/2001 SUBMITTER: Clark W. Gray
SURNAMES: MAUCK, LASLEY
Looking for information on the family of John Bennet LASLEY and Elizabth MAUCK (LASLEY). I know they had 7 kids all born in Gallia. they were Anus Alonzo (killed in the civil) war, Lydia Ann (my great grandmother) Nancy M, Brazilla Marick, Morgan Eli and Rozilla Jane. I also know John Bennett LASLEY came from Kentucky and his fathers name was John who died in 1830. his wife Elizabeth MAUCK was daughter of Joseph MAUCK. Any info on either side of the family would be appreciated.
DATE: 04/28/2001 SUBMITTER: Mike Helton
SURNAMES: SCARBERRY, SHULL, HARBOUR
Need info. on Thomas Jefferson SCARBERRY. Who are his parents? He was married four times. Elizabeth GILLESPIE, Hortense COX, Maggie E. THOMPSON, and the last Elizabeth SHULL. All marriages took place in Gallia Ohio. Appreciate any info. I could get. Would also like info. on Elizabeth SHULL. Her father's name was Jacob SHULL and her mother's name was Rebecca Elizabeth HARBOUR.
DATE: 04/28/2001 SUBMITTER: H. Wayne Beck
SURNAMES: DAVIS, BECK, FELTENBERGER, FITTINGBARGER, WAGNER, ANGEL
Searching for the relatives and family of Rev. Oliver H. Perry DAVIS(b.21 Jan 1817, d.30 Dec 1861), married Catherine ANGEL(b. 20 Sep 1821 Perry Twp, Gallia Co, OH, d.1 Nov 1903 Perry Twp, Gallia Co, OH). Their daughter Catherine married Henry BECK in Gallia Co. but they also had a son, Charles Dustin DAVIS(b. 28 Jun 1845 in Gallia Co.). From an old address book of my oldest Aunt, I found: Wesley R. DAVIS Labelled as "Uncle Dustin's boy.", 1627 9th Ave., Huntington, W. Vir and Cora & J.E. BECKETT Labelled as "Uncle Dustin's girl.", 2128 8th Ave., Huntington, W. Vir and Mr. Herbert Davis, St. Albins, W. Vir and Rev. A. B. DAVIS labelled a "Mother's Brother", Sta. E R.D.5 Box 261, Columbus, Ohio. Would love to compare information with anyone.
DATE: 04/07/2001 SUBMITTER: Mary Campbell
SURNAMES: ROUSH, FADELY
Looking for imformation on the ROUSH line that was in Gallia Co,Ohio. My grandmother's sister Jessie FADELY m. Rusell ROUSH and I am looking for anyone that may know about them.
DATE: 04/07/2001 SUBMITTER: Marlene Robinson
SURNAMES: BLOEBAUM, ROSE
I am looking for info on Joseph Whiten ROSE b. 10/2/1851 d. 11/5/1927 he married Elizabeth BLOEBAUM. Also looking for info on Rachel Evans ROSE b. 11/10/1893 d. 10/24/1935 & Lifus Milo ROSE. They are from Gallia County, Ohio. Any info will be appreciated.
DATE: 04/07/2001 SUBMITTER: Carina Gilson Slack
SURNAMES: GILSON, CLUNK
I am researching the Richard and Sarah REEDER GILSON family and one of their daughter's family Martin and Mary Ann GILSON CLUNK who lived in Gallia County in during the 1850-1860's. Three daughters of this Gilson line married in Gallia County from 1853 to 1866 ; Elizebeth GILSON to Henry BUTLER, Catherine GILSON to Albert TURNER, and Sarah GILSON to Marion ROBINSON. John GILSON, a brother, ran the family farm in Gallia county in Huntington township. Sarah and Marion ROBINSON moved to Ks along with my g-grandfather Joseph GILSON and brothers Richard Henry GILSON, and William GILSON. Richard Henry GILSON moved back to Ohio in later years and died in Athens county, Ohio in 1919. Joseph GILSON died in Greenwood county, KS in 1908. Would like to correspond and exchange information with descendents of these lines.
DATE: 04/07/2001 SUBMITTER: Pat
SURNAMES: CULBERTSON
I am looking for information on a black CULBERTSON family from in or around the Gallipolis area.
DATE: 04/07/2001 SUBMITTER: Mary
SURNAMES: BURKE, HUFF
I am searching for information on Mary D. HUFF BURKE who died in Gallipolis December 04, 1927. Her son Alfred BURKE lived in Gallipolis and died there August 17, 1965. I would like to know where she is buried and what happened to her husband, Ezekial Charles BURKE.
DATE: 04/07/2001 SUBMITTER: Jane Bentley-Konkel
SURNAMES: WOOD, PULLINS, MAUCK
I am looking for information about my greatgrandmother, Emily PULLINS, who married Joseph Mauck WOOD in 1869. Who were her parents and when was she born? She might have been from Meigs Co. They later resided in Athens. My great grandfather was the son of James Perry WOOD and Rebecca MAUCK.
DATE: 04/07/2001 SUBMITTER: Allen Boynton
SURNAMES: YOUNG, BAIRD(BEARD), BIERD, SHEPHARD, TRIPPY, ROWLES, DAVIS, PAUL, SEARLS, DENNY, WEST
I am looking for information on the descendants of Nicholas and Barbara (BEARD) YOUNG. Nicholas died 5/29/1855 in Vinton, Gallia Co. and is buried in Pine Grove Cemetery. Barbara died 12/3/1877 in Morgan Twp. Gallia Co. and is also buried in Pine Grove Cem. They had the following children: John Wesley YOUNG d 12/7/1879 in Gallopolis (he was a reverend for the Grace Methodist Church) he married Mary G. SHEPHARD; Sophia YOUNG married a unknown TRIPPY; Susanna YOUNG married Elisha ROWLES; Israel YOUNG married Eliza Jane DAVIS;Elizabeth YOUNG married John Paul. she died 8/14/1890 in Morgan Twp,Gallia Co.; Mary YOUNG married Wilson SEARLS; Thomas Franklin YOUNG married Francina DENNY, he died 4/28/1918 in Morgan Twp.; Rebecca Jane YOUNG married Peter WEST then Samual DAVIS; and Magdelany YOUNG married a Mr. BIERD.
DATE: 04/07/2001 SUBMITTER: H. Wayne Beck
SURNAMES: ANGEL, DAVIS
Need help on the Oliver H. Perry DAVIS (b. 21 Jan 1817) family. He married Catherine ANGEL (b. 20 Sep 1821) in Gallia Co., OH on 21 Mar 1841. Would also like information on the ANGEL family. Catherine's father may have been Mathias ANGEL since he was living near in one Census. Children were Amanda C.(1842), Olive (1843), Charles Dustin (1845), Isabella ( 1847), William Oliver (1851), Mary E. ( 1852), Catherine Caddia (1855), Silas ( 1857), Albert B. (1860, and Perry A. ( 1862). Oliver H. Perry DAVIS died (Jan 1862) during Civil War. His tombstone refers to him as Rev. and he sold land in the ministerial section of Gallia Co. Catherine ANGEL died 1 Nov 1903 in Gallia Co. and is buried in Clay Chapel. The daughter, Catherine Caddia DAVIS, married Henry BECK on 4 Sep 1881 in Perry twp, Gallia County. Please help me if you can.
DATE: 04/07/2001 SUBMITTER: Edna Justis
SURNAMES: TROUT, SMITH, ABBOTT
I am looking for info on Samuel TROUT, Flossie TROUT, Madge TROUT. Flossie died Apr 1978 in Gallipolis, Oh. SMITH's and ABBOTT's are also part of this family.
DATE: 03/21/2001 SUBMITTER: Pete Seel
SURNAMES: CLARK, MACKLEY
Searching for information about James Harvey CLARK and his wife Ellen California MACKLEY CLARK (the MACKLEYs were a pioneer family in Jackson County). They were married on September 13, 1879 in Gallia County and I think they later moved to Vinton County. Any assistance would be appreciated.
DATE: 03/21/2001 SUBMITTER: Linda Saunders
SURNAMES: CALDWELL, CLARY, ELLIOT
Am looking for family of Madison Granville CALDWELL married to Nancy Jane FELLURE. daughter Eve CALDWELL (b.1872) married to Marion James CLARY (B.1868). Also Elizabeth ELLIOT, married to Clarence U. G. SANDERS. Am interested in the CALDWELLS, CLARYS, and ELLIOTS, all of Gallia County, Ohio.
DATE: 03/14/2001 SUBMITTER: Jeff Butler
SURNAMES: BUTLER, ROBINSON
Looking for info. on James BUTLER who married Mary ROBINSON in Gallia Co. on 26 Aug., 1808. Also looking for info. on their son George Washington BUTLER who was born in Gallia Co. on 17 July 1809.
DATE: 03/14/2001 SUBMITTER: Earline McKee
SURNAMES: WORRELL, BARTEN
I am looking for information on Emma/Emily WORRELL married James S. BARTEN 18 Jan. 1864 Gallia, Ohio. Thank you for your help.
DATE: 03/14/2001 SUBMITTER: Schannon Mccloud
SURNAMES: CARTER, YATES
Looking for information on:Washington CARTER married:? Had son George CARTER that married: Lexie YATES. Had son Delbert CARTER. They were from the Gallia county area. Would appreciate any information on these families. George was born: February 3,1900. That's all we know.
DATE: 03/11/2001 SUBMITTER: Shirley Dunn
SURNAMES: BURCHAM, BONECUTTER
Searching for my g. grandfather William F. BURCHAM born 6/10/1832 died 2/28/1895 in Guyan twp. Chris BONECUTTER also lived in Gallia , and Charles BONECUTTER was born in Gallia, 1919.
DATE: 03/11/2001 SUBMITTER: Ron Gleason
SURNAMES: GLEASON, BUCHMAN
Seeking the parents of Charles W. GLEASON, Born June 2 1868, Huntington,Gallia Co. Married Anna Louise BUCHMAN in Gore,Hocking Co. June 10,1894. Both moved to Perry Co,Junction City. Charles GLEASON died 1952, Anna Louise GLEASON 1929. Both are buried in New Lebanon Lutheran Church Cemetery,Perry Co.Junction City. Any information is appreciated.
DATE: 03/11/2001 SUBMITTER: Rich Hively
SURNAMES: FRAZIER, IRWIN
Searching for information on Allen FRAZIER who married Mary Jane IRWIN in Gallia County about 1850. Need Allen's parents, his age and any other information available.
DATE: 03/11/2001 SUBMITTER: Nancy Drouillard
SURNAMES: Drouillard
Anthony Drouillard of Lawrence Co Ohio Galipolis, once part owner of Portsmouth Clipper newspaper Portsmouth Ohio ca 1845. Samuel Drouillard 1817 tax collector for Burlington Lawrence Co Ohio. Any info appreciated.
DATE: 03/11/2001 SUBMITTER: Tim L. Daugherty
SURNAMES: HARTLEY, DAUGHERTY
Seeking information on Squire HARTLEY who married Hester A. DAUGHERTY in 1877 in Gallia County, also information on Hester A. DAUGHERTY.
DATE: 03/11/2001 SUBMITTER: Diannalynne
SURNAMES: LAMBERT, RICE, WORKMAN
I'm researching information on Pearsoll LAMBERT and Mary RICE and their daughter who married John L. WORKMAN in 1856 in Gallia County. Olive LAMBERT and John L. WORKMAN had four children one died young, the others were William WORKMAN and Martha EDDINGS, Moses WORKMAN and Julia FRY, Judith WORKMAN and William HITCHCOCK, all these children lived in Missouri.
DATE: 03/11/2001 SUBMITTER: Marilyn Freeman
SURNAMES: LEE, MAY, SHOAWALTER, HAMILTON, THOMPSON
I am looking for the Family of John LEE b. abt. 1790 VA and wife Nancy b. abt. 1792 VA. They had the following known children born Kanawha Co., VA: John LEE b. 1818, William LEE b. 1822, Tyresy LEE b. 1823, Ann LEE b. 1825, Mary Ann LEE b. 1827, Benjamin LEE b. 1830, Sarah LEE b. 1833. Nancy LEE was a widow on 1840 and 1850 Census in Cheshire Township, Gallia Co., OH. Children married in Gallia Co., OH: John LEE m. 28 Oct 1846 Nancy MAY; William LEE m. 30 Aug 1849 Rachel SHOAWALTER; Tyresy LEE m. 17 Aug 1864 William HAMILTON; Mary Ann LEE m. 10 Apr 1851 James Patterson THOMPSON.
DATE: 03/11/2001 SUBMITTER: Teresa Barney
SURNAMES: BARNEY, SHOEMAKER
I am looking for information about Sylvanus BARNEY, d. 8 Feb 1903, married to Susan SHOEMAKER, d. 14 Jan 1923. They were married 27 Jun 1865 in Gallia, Ohio. Please let me know if you have any information about either. The names of their parents or siblings would be greatly appreciated.
DATE: 03/05/2001 SUBMITTER: Tom Johnson
SURNAMES: WALTER, COLWELL
I am searching for the family of Alexander and Mary (COLWELL) WALTER. This family's children were; Unknown female, Christena, Jacob (my gr gr grandfather), James, John C., Charles, Elizabeth, Sarah, William, George A., George N., Mary, Alexander.
DATE: 03/05/2001 SUBMITTER: Sue Collins
SURNAMES: HUGHES, YOUNG, TRACY
Albert C. HUGHES born 1845 in Pa, possibly Mifflin Co, married Rachel YOUNG, 17 Sep 1863 in Gallia County, Ohio. I believe Albert is the son of Samuel and Matilda HUGHES who were from PA and then were in Trumbull Co., OH in 1860. Albert was in the Civil War. He died June 16, 1928 in Gallia County. Not a direct ancestor to me, but would like to find further information. 1910 Miracode Index has a nephew, Albert TRACY, 14 living with them.
DATE: 03/05/2001 SUBMITTER: Pat Thompson McCarty
SURNAMES: THOMPSON
Am looking for a Mt. Tabor Cemetery in Huntington Twp at the Old Peal Bapt. Church. There is an entry there for the following person whom I belive may be related to our Thompsons: Thompson, George W. d. jan 14, 1875 age 69y 11m and 24d. Could someone give me some additional info on this person,. Do the records state any family or who submitted, etc.
DATE: 03/05/2001 SUBMITTER: Sharon
SURNAMES: BUMGARDNER
Desperatley seeking parents of William R. BUMGARDNER born 1839 Gallipolis Gallia County Ohio, he seved in the Civil War from Walnut Twp. 1865. William R. Bumgardner's father was born in PA. and his mother Sarah in Ohio. There is no Sarah listed 1850 Gallia County Census unless I missed her, or any Bumgardner's with a son his age. He went to Iowa and died there. PLEASE HELP!!!!!!!!!!!!! 20 years looking and still no information found.
DATE: 02/27/2001 SUBMITTER: Ann Danielson-Gramlich
SURNAMES: EASTHAM, WALLACE, OVERBY
Want to find out if any other EASTHAM, WALLACE, OVERBY relatives moved from Gallia Co west in around 1851. Edward G EASTHAM, wife Nancy WALLACE OVERBY (widow of Woodson OVERBY), children Frances, William Thomas, and Charles (born 1850 Gallia Co) and two children of Nancy's from her first marriage moved west and stopped in Ottumwa, IA. Nancy died in 1853. Did other family members leave with them...or others from the town? Want to find out why they left.
DATE: 02/27/2001 SUBMITTER: Theresa Comer
SURNAMES: SIDERS, ROWLEY
Trying to find Ancestors and Descendants of Bessie Marie ROWLEY, b. 8/15/1893, d. 7/13/1935 in Gallia Co., OH. Buried at Fulton Cemetery in Addison Twp., the d/o John ROWLEY. Bessie married Charles SIDERS. Also looking for his Ancestors. They lived in the Mills Creek area, of Gallipolis, Gallia Co., OH. I thought Charles's middle name was Woodrow, but I have been told that it may of been Nelson.
DATE: 02/26/2001 SUBMITTER: Loretta A. Smethers Stuber
SURNAMES: CAMPBELL
We are trying to tie Andrew CAMPBELL to a parent and this Samuel CAMPBELL seems to fit in years. Could someone look up the Chancery Records by Evans & Wood that William CAMPBELL s/o Samuel CAMPBELL - John HODMAN vs. Samuel CAMPBELL's heirs: Ch. 1, pages 467 thur 472 August 29, 1840 (the information that I seek is below). Would it be possible to send me copies. Please let me know the cost if you can do this and I will send a check for the cost and postage. If you are unable to do this maybe you could recommend some one to me. 3.3. Elizabeth Koons - the d/o George W. and Catherine WOLFENBERGER KOUNS m. 05 Feb 1833 William CAMPBELL Lawrence Co. OH (from: Abstracts of Gallia County Chancery Records by Evans & Wood we find that William CAMPBELL was s/o Samuel CAMPBELL - John HODMAN vs. Samuel CAMPBELL's heirs: Ch.1, 467-472. Aug. 29, 1840, Sect. 12 & 13-4-16 which is Walnut Twp. and Sect. 28 & 29-5-15 which is Green Twp. Samuel CAMPBELL of Walnut swapped his farm in Walnut for Hodam's farm in Green Twp. Samuel died Mar. 20, 1838 and left Eleanor CAMPBELL, Mary and W. M. WATTS, of full age, and James, William, Samuel, Margaret, Sarah and Andrew CAMPBELL, under the age of majority. Ruled to go ahead and trade deeds.
DATE: 02/26/2001 SUBMITTER: Loretta A. Smethers Stuber
SURNAMES: SMITHERS, CROCKET, DONNALLY, LINDSEY, CAREL
Looking for info. on John R. SMITHERS and family members of his. Lived in Gallia Co., Ohio from before 1830s, migrating to Ohio with his parents, David & Ruth (?) SMITHERS. David had 7 sons and 1 daughter during the 1830 Ohio Census. Would like any information that I can get on this family, especially the names of the children of David & Ruth (?) SMITHERS. CROCKET, DONNALLY, LINDSEY are the surnames linked to this John through SMITHERS marriages. John's son David Y. SMITHERS mrd. Rosina C. CAREL. Anyone with info., please E-MAIL ME!
DATE: 02/21/2001 SUBMITTER: Suzanne Hunter
SURNAMES: MCCLURG, SCOTT, WHITE
Seeking info. abt. Effie or Affa SCOTT MCCLURG. She & family moved to Gallipolis 1851. Her husband was James MCCLURG. He died in Gallipolis in 1855. He was an engineer in the lower paper mill. Effie died in Gallipolis in 1893. Their Dau., Harriett marr. Angier Morgan WHITE. In 1877 Angier was a charter member of the Knights of Honor Lodge #535. I am happy to share my information.
DATE: 02/21/2001 SUBMITTER: Jennifer Rawls
SURNAMES: WAUGH, KENNEDY
Seeking information on Charles WAUGH (b 1810 OH) who married Nancy KENNEDY (b 1820 OH) September 03, 1840 in Galla Co, OH. Per 1860 census Hamilton Co, IL, their children: Julia A.(b 1841 OH); Martha J.(b 1843 OH); Gallathen(b 1845 OH); Lewis(b 1848 OH); Sarah F.(b 1850 OH; John(b 1852 IL); Elizabeth S.(b 1855 IL); Charles W.(b 1857 IL); Harriett L.(b 1859 IL). Any and all help appreciated.
DATE: 02/21/2001 SUBMITTER: Pat
SURNAMES: MCLAUGHLIN
Looking for information on my grandfather, Columbus Elmer MCLAUGHLIN who lived in Gallipolis until his death in 1956.
DATE: 02/19/2001 SUBMITTER: Mary Hemsworth Haynes
SURNAMES: HEMSWORTH, BAIL, ERWIN, NATALY
I am trying to find information on my bio father, Clyde Franklin HEMSWORTH. He was electricuted in a mining accident 9-5-1951 in Gallia or Ironton. My bio mother was Helen Erwin NATALY. I was adopted by my Grandparents, Floyd & Fanchion BAIL HEMSWORTH.
DATE: 02/19/2001 SUBMITTER: Cathy Fraley
SURNAMES: ROSS, RUSSELL, QUARLES, BRANDUM
Looking for info on Sarah Virginia ROSS. She married James Albert QUARLES in Gallia county in 1864. Also looking for any info on Charles B. RUSSELL. He married Rosa BRANDUM in Gallia county in 1868.
DATE: 02/19/2001 SUBMITTER: Doris Black
SURNAMES: VANNATTER
I am looking for a John VANNATTER who was born around 1740 - 1750 and was supposedly in Gallia County before 1790 - 1800 and travelled from Gallia County, Ohio to Logan County, WVA. His wife was Letitia? His children were John VANNATTER, Nancy, James, Jeremiah, Samuel. I'm sorry I don't know what township in Gallia County but would appreciate any clues.
DATE: 02/11/2001 SUBMITTER: Bill Waugaman
SURNAMES: PALMER, SMITH
Looking for information on Stephen PALMER from Gallia Co., Oh. He married Sarah SMITH. I think they removed to Scioto Co., Oh.
DATE: 02/11/2001 SUBMITTER: Tom Pierce
SURNAMES: HALFHILL, RIMMEY
John W. HALFHILL married Eliza J. RIMMEY in Gallia Co. Feb 18, 1865. Seeking information on the parents of both. Also seeking John's middle name.
DATE: 02/11/2001 SUBMITTER: Nancy Baker
SURNAMES: ROTHGEB, MARTIN, METZER
I am hunting for a relative of the Neal Bane ROTHGEB and Pauline MARTIN or Angeline METZER, both wife's of Neal, who might know what ever happened to their children. They were from Gallia County around Gallipolis. I can't seem to find their daughter Nancy and there is a chance she is still alive.
DATE: 02/11/2001 SUBMITTER: Judi Bentley
SURNAMES: STEWART/SEWARD, WARD
Seeking information of James STEWART (or SEWARD) b. OH.....and his wife Rachel WARD. She was also born OH. I have no dates for them. They were living in Gallia, County, OH in 1851 as their daughter, Georgianna was born there. She died in Miami, Ottawa, OK in 1936.
DATE: 02/11/2001 SUBMITTER: Penny
SURNAMES: VANCE, COWELL/COLWELL, EBLIN
Seeking info on Thomas VANCE & Sarah COWELL VANCE. They had a daughter, Sarah who married Asa EBLIN. They all lived in Gallia co. from about 1800 to late 1800's. Does anyone know about Thomas or Sarah's parents? When & where was Thomas born?????
DATE: 02/11/2001 SUBMITTER: Laura Sydro
SURNAMES: HARRY
Does anybody have any information on David HARRY, wife Laura. I'm looking for the date of their marriage.
DATE: 02/11/2001 SUBMITTER: Laura Sydro
SURNAMES: ALLISON
Does anybody know anything about a Dr. ALLISON, his farm located on Centerpoint Road and a cemetery that might be there?
DATE: 02/05/2001 SUBMITTER: Nancy C. Adkins
SURNAMES: WILLIAMS
Searching for descendants or information on my GGGrandfather, Enoch WILLIAMS who is listed on the 1820 Gallia Co. OH. census Harrison Twp. pg. 047 on microfilm. On this same census is a John WILLIAMS listed at Harrison Twp. and on page 047 also. Are they related? On Gallia Co. OH. 1820 census index there is another Joh WILLIAMS, Thomas WILLIAMS, and 3 William WILLIAMS listed in Gallia Co. but different twp.'s. Are they all related?
DATE: 02/01/2001 SUBMITTER: Maxine Cannon
SURNAMES: VAN HOUTEN, VAN HOWTEN, WITTE, WITTY
I need information on George VAN HOUTEN born ca 1813 Ohio, wife Sarah WITTE born 1806 Ohio, married Gallia Nov 1832. Need parent of both. This family came to Texas 1850, but not parents.
DATE: 01/30/2001 SUBMITTER: L. Saunders
SURNAMES: CLARY, CALDWELL, FELLURE
Looking for info on Eve CALDWELL, married to Marion James CLARY, daughter of Madison Granville and Nancy (FELLURE) CALDWELL, all of Gallia County,Ohio.
DATE: 01/30/2001 SUBMITTER: Rick Albright
SURNAMES: HINDS, HINES, BRIGHT
Seek info on kin of Jacob HINDS/HINES, born 1820 PA, who married Mary BRIGHT (of Augusta Co., VA) in Gallia Co., OH in 1850 and then moved to Decatur Co., IA by 1856.
DATE: 01/26/2001 SUBMITTER: Tracy Cremeans
SURNAMES: CREMEANS, CREMEENS
I am seeking information about a possible rape that may have occured in the 1930's involving a D. SMITH (that later married a W. F. CREMEENS whose name was misspelled on his birth certificate to CREMEANS. The rape was by a MILLER. SMITH later married CREMEANS. CREMEANS then supposedly adopted the illegimate son that was the product of the rape. Anyone have any information about this??
DATE: 01/26/2001 SUBMITTER: Jack Nida
SURNAMES: NIDAY, HARLESS
Looking for birth record of Henry or Henla Alexander NIDAY, b.16 Jun 1828 in Gallia Co. His parents were John and Sally (HARLESS) NIDAY. Would like exact name on birth record if possible. Thank you.
DATE: 01/26/2001 SUBMITTER: Sally Staley
SURNAMES: LUCAS, HUNTER
Looking for a marriage between Cyrus, William, Saunders LUCAS, with wife named Mary Lee, Anne HUNTER. Married 28 Dec. 1844 in Gallia Co., Ohio
DATE: 01/26/2001 SUBMITTER: Jim Helmick
SURNAMES: HELMIC, HELMICK
We are researching my grandparents who lived in Gallipolis around 1908-1910. The surname is HELMIC or HELMICK.
DATE: 01/26/2001 SUBMITTER: Raymond Honaker
SURNAMES: LEWIS, SOWARDS
Looking for any information including land, tax, birth, marriage or other records that will put John & Rebecca (SOWARDS) LEWIS in Gallia Co before 1820 or connect them to their children in Gallia Co. or Lawrence Co. ELEANOR, SAMUEL, JESSE, WILSON, JOSHUA, MARY "Polly" and ANNA. I have a lot of information and Webpage on this family.
DATE: 01/26/2001 SUBMITTER: Kris Funderburk
SURNAMES: RAGAN
Searching for ancestors of Franklin Washington RAGAN (DOB 1/8/96, DOD 1968). Lived in Gallipolis OH in 1930's, died in Pike OH at age 72. Originally from Paulding, GA, his parents names were Andrew RAGAN and Lissie CAYSON. Frank had a brother named Monroe and others named after presidents.
DATE: 01/26/2001 SUBMITTER: Joel Harris
SURNAMES: WARD
Am looking for information on Joseph WARD (wife Mary) who moved from Gallipolis to a farm near Fostoria (late 1800's, I believe). Their children: Clarke, Homer, Harry, Claude, William, John, Romy, Sally and Merrill. Claude is my gr-grandfather.
DATE: 01/26/2001 SUBMITTER: Robert E. Arnold
SURNAMES: ARNOLD, RUPE, ROTHGEB, LAMBERT, THOMPSON
Looking for information on Washington ARNOLD and his family also information on Bertha LAMBERT who married Henry Moses ARNOLD.
DATE: 01/26/2001 SUBMITTER: Mary Kay Armstrong
SURNAMES: JONES, LLOYD, WHITNEY, GRIFFITH
Looking for info on David and Margaret JONES who came from Wales to Thurman, Gallia Co., OH. He was prob. b. about 1800-1810. Their known children: Thomas L. JONES lived in Portsmouth, OH, Mary Ann JONES (b. 2-1-1830 Wales d. 3-9-1899) m. David LLOYD (b. 8-15-1832 Wales d. 7-14-1900), Elizabeth Margaret JONES (b. 5-15-1845 d. 6-12-1926) m. William F. WHITNEY and lived in Portsmouth, OH, Maggie Jones m. a GRIFFITH, and another son. Margaret died and David JONES moved to Iowa with two sons. Does anyone connect with this family?
DATE: 01/26/2001 SUBMITTER: Glenna Neal
SURNAMES: UNDERWOOD
I am looking for family or anyone who might have known A. C. UNDERWOOD who was born Oct. 24, 1910. He died in Bidwell, OH on August 3, 1993. When his father died in Florida in 1969, his obituary stated he had a son, A. C. Campbell from Gallopolis, OH. He had brothers Arthur E. and James E. Any information would be appreciated.
DATE: 01/26/2001 SUBMITTER: Ron Gleason
SURNAMES: GLEASON, SPROUSE
Seeking info.on my GGGrandfather David GLEASON married to Betsy SPROUSE,Dec.10 1819 in Gallia Co. Ohio,said to have 9 Children? any info.or help in a look up will be a big help.
DATE: 01/15/2001 SUBMITTER: Kathy Jones Hodges
SURNAMES: JONES, CARTER
Looking for any info on David Bert JONES, born on 6-1-1882 died 1-18-1952 married Ina Mae CARTER, born 2-8-1877 died 12-20-1915. I don't know the date of their marriage. They lived in the Patriot area. I would like to know the names of David's parents and Ina's parents and any other info you could provide. They are my paternal great grandparents.
DATE: 01/15/2001 SUBMITTER: heresyrhat
SURNAMES: HILL
Jennie HILL b ca 1878 Butlerville, Jennings Co, Ind, living Feb 1902 Gallipolis, OH. Don't know husband if married by then. Name maybe Jennie or Jane or Virinia??? Thanks.
DATE: 01/15/2001 SUBMITTER: Steven Robert Ewing
SURNAMES: STEWART, POWELL, NEAL
I am trying connect Grace STEWART, b August 31, 1861, Flag Springs, Gallia County, Ohio to Thomas POWELL, b March 1857, Waterloo, Lawrence County, Ohio. They were most likely married about 1886 and had at least two children: Robert Everett POWELL and Charles Milton POWELL. Grace had at least one brother, Joseph STEWART, and I believe her parents were John STEWART and Sally Cook NEAL. Any help would be appreciated.
DATE: 01/15/2001 SUBMITTER: Mark Wakefield
SURNAMES: KEILHOLTZ
William KEILHOLTZ is shown in the 1850 fed. census. Living in Gallia County. William was born in Maryland. Most likly came down the old fed. road to the west to find land in the Ohio valley. George b. 1828, Oliver b. abt. 1830 are born in Maryland also. Oliver is found in the 1850 fed. census with family in Baliamore, Maryland. Later in Iowa's fed. census of 1860 ; Oliver and George KEILHOLTZ are found in Princeton, Scott Co. Iowa. Oliver is buried in Princeton, Scott co. Iowa. George is in the 1870 fed. census in Boone Co. Iowa with wife Susanna-Bower-Wakefield-Keilhiltz born in Penn. 1828 Aka Anna Wakefield "1880 fed. census" who is buried in Boone Co. Iowa, Bone city 1902. Westren Keilholtz Gene seakers want to be braded in to the east cost familys of Maryland. Ohio familys need to know ther roots ect ect.
DATE: 01/15/2001 SUBMITTER: Judy Hopkins
SURNAMES: WOOD
Searching for information on Cullen R WOOD. I believe his birth year was 1854 in Gallia, Ohio. He married Sarah E LEWIS 20 Feb 1884 in Madison Ohio. His Cullen's parents may have been Charles C WOOD and Nancy WOLFENBARGER - although I have not been able to confirm this yet. Cullen WOOD settled around the Grove City - Columbus area and he and Sarah produced eight children. Cullen was my grandfather and Sarah, my grandmother died about 1900 shortly after birth to my mother. Any help would be appreciated.
DATE: 01/15/2001 SUBMITTER: Judy Fillinger Harney
SURNAMES: FILLINGER, HARRISON, WELLS, WALKER
I am looking for any information on my grandfather Willie C. FILLINGER dob 4/20/1879 died 1/29/1963 wife Mary Jane WELLS. Also information on my great grandfather William Henry HARRISON dob 2/14/1887 died 7/16/1965 wife Nancy Jane WALKER.
DATE: 01/15/2001 SUBMITTER: Robin Rayfield
SURNAMES: ROMINES, ADKINS
My 3 great grandfather and grandmother, James ROMINES and Elizabeth ADKINS was married in Gallia County, OH, 7-11-1811. Two of their 8 children were born in Galiia Co. I am trying to find information about James Romines ancestors. I was told he might be buried in Gallia Methodist Cemetary (not confirmed). As of yet, I have had no luck finding information. Any suggestions and/or help would be greatly appreciated.
DATE: 01/15/2001 SUBMITTER: Bobby Buck
SURNAMES: BUCK, SPROUSE
I am researching Charles BUCK b. 1825 d. ?. Married Mary Jane SPROUSE April 7, 1850 in Gallia Co. Ohio. Children were William BUCK b.Dec.27, 1851, Frances BUCK (m) b. 1856, Martin BUCK b. 1859, Caroline BUCK b. 1862, Bernard BUCK b. 1865, Thomas BUCK b. 1868. He was in the 1870 Jackson Co. census and the 1850 Vinton Co. Ohio census.
DATE: 01/15/2001 SUBMITTER: Shirley A. Cogar
SURNAMES: KROMLEY/CROMLEY
I am looking for an Elizabeth KROMLEY/CROMLEY. I am not sure of the spelling. She was born abt 1860. She knew a Crayton SHOEMAKER that lived in Meigs County,Ohio. They had a son together. After he was born in April 1880 she gave him to Crayton and his wife Alice. I would like to add her to my family data.
DATE: 01/15/2001 SUBMITTER: Ron Gleason
SURNAMES: GLEASON
Seeking info. on my GGrandfather Charles Williams GLEASON, born in Gallia Co. 1840s? Any info. will be of a help, moved to Perry Co. Ohio.
DATE: 01/06/2001 SUBMITTER: Linda Saunders
SURNAMES: SHEETS, SANDERS, SAUNDERS
I found an old query in your archives from Gallia County from Nancy SAUNDERS, looking for info on Jacob JACKSON SANDERS, born 1835. I have some of this info if she still needs it.
DATE: 01/06/2001 SUBMITTER: Margie Watson
SURNAMES: NORMAN
Is there anybody in Gallipolis who would be willing to do a obit lookup for me? I am looking for a obit and any other related articles for a Constance (Connie) NORMAN. I was told she died in a car accident between 1983-1992. Please get in touch with me if you are willing to do this lookup for me.
DATE: 01/02/2001 SUBMITTER: Dave Warren
SURNAMES: MORRIS
We are having a very difficult time getting information regarding Daniel Urvin MORRIS. He was my wife's great,great,great grandfather. He was born in Jackson Co but moved to Gallia Co sometime around 1918-1921, bought a farm after selling land in Jackson Co to an oil co. Would appreciate any help, we believe he was buried in Gallia Co in 1940.
DATE: 01/02/2001 SUBMITTER: Charles Scheibe
SURNAMES: CLARK
I think the Sandfork Cemetery has a monument listing revolutionary war soldiers buried there. I am looking for help with Thomas CLARK Sr. who was in Zanes Co. 13, Virginia Light Infantry. He had two sons William and Thomas Jr.
DATE: 12/30/2000 SUBMITTER: Emma Vealey
SURNAMES: JAMES, DICKENS
I am looking for the JAMES and DICKENS families any information would be fine. All live in Gallia Co. Ohio in the 1800s. I need to find Easter, Hester JAMES parents.
DATE: 12/30/2000 SUBMITTER: Linda Sorrell
SURNAMES: RUPE, NUNNERY
I recently found a marriage for Horatio NUNNERY and Elizabeth RUPE on 7 JAN 1841 in Gallia Co,OH. Since my great great grandfather was named Horatio Nunnery, I have a great interest in this marriage. Can anyone help me with this? Thank you in advance for any help.
DATE: 12/30/2000 SUBMITTER: Keith Hughes
SURNAMES: HUGHES
Asa HUGHES born in Gallia Co in 1796. Married Sarah there in 1814. Who was his father?
DATE: 12/30/2000 SUBMITTER: Patti Rairden Scholl
SURNAMES: REAREDAN, RAIRDEN, RARDIN, REARDIN, WAUGH, HILL
I am seeking info John REARDAN/REAREDAN in Gallia by 1800 possible from Pa. Need proof of parentage of William H. RAIRDEN/REARDIN b 1822 gallia. He married Celia HILL in 1847. Son Harvey Curtis RAIRDEN/REARDIN b gallia 1848.
DATE: 12/30/2000 SUBMITTER: Jack Nida
SURNAMES: NIDA/NIDAY
Looking for parents of John W. "Bill" NIDAY who was born 30 Jan 1923 in Gallipolis, OH. He had brothers Robert and James, according to his obituary in Vancouver, WA in 1993. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
DATE: 12/23/2000 SUBMITTER: Deb Marsh
SURNAMES: EVANS, SEARCH, WAUGH
My grandparents are Benjamin P. EVANS and Rosetta E. SEARCH (daughter of Lewis SEARCH and Harriet WAUGH) I would like to learn the parents of Benjamin P. EVANS born in Gallia, Gallia County, Ohio. Benjamin, and Rosetta are interred at the Gallia Baptist Church cemetery. Any help appreciated.
DATE: 12/23/2000 SUBMITTER: Bart Hammond
SURNAMES: DUTEIL
Looking for information or any other researchers that are interested in Francis Charles DUTEIL born 1765 and one of the French 500.
DATE: 12/15/2000 SUBMITTER: Joe Manley
SURNAMES: CASTO
I am looking for Henry L. CASTO. His children were: Ellen, Rosetta, Sarah, William, Robert and Henry.
DATE: 12/15/2000 SUBMITTER: Paula Markins Mangrum
SURNAMES: DECHARD/DECKARD, MARKIN
I am looking for any info on Lucinda DECHARD, born 1-28-1769 in Maryland, married Charles W. MARKIN about 1787. They lived in Virginia, then moved to Lawrence Co., Ohio. After Charles died, Lucinda went with some of the children to Blackford Co., Indiana, where she died 9-30-1855. I have heard that there are lots of DECKARD's in Gallia Co., so I am posting this here in the hopes that someone will have my Lucinda. If you have any info on her family, please let me know.
DATE: 12/11/2000 SUBMITTER: Judy Price
SURNAMES: GLASSBURN, ANKRUM, CARNAL, DONNALLY, DOWLING
Found picture album with many pictures with names and some dates. Has picture of GLASSBURN home in Vinton, Ohio and "Pop,s" birthplace at Bidwell, Ohio. Names in album include ANKRUM, CARNAL, DONNALLY AND DOWLING. GLASSBURN given names include; Harold, Elmer, Bennett and Frank. Looking for family in order to return album to rightful owners.
DATE: 12/11/2000 SUBMITTER: Paula Adkins
SURNAMES: STOVER, GREENE
Am looking for any information about Abraham STOVER and his wife Mahala KINGERY who settled in Gallia county around 1865, his son William who married Nancy GREENE or his son Charles Curtis STOVER who married Lida (Lydia) Jane HENRY.
DATE: 12/11/2000 SUBMITTER: Marjorie Gigante
SURNAMES: BAKER, LANTHORN
Seek information about gggranfather Joseph Penel BAKER, b/l3Sept.l83l, d.3lDecl899. Married Mary Jane LANTHORN, b.24Janl834, d.24Jan l900, in Gallia County. Both buried Clay Chapel Cemetery.
DATE: 12/06/2000 SUBMITTER: Harold McCann
SURNAMES: MCCANN, BRAKE (BREAK), MATHIAS (MATTHIAS), MCMULLIN
I am looking for information about Harriet BRAKE (BREAK) and George MCCANN. They are listed in the 1900 Gallia County Census - Huntington TWP, Vinton, Ohio. Any information appreciated.
DATE: 12/06/2000 SUBMITTER: Steve Burton
SURNAMES: WILLIAMS
Found an old photo on ebay labeled as D.Y. WILLIAMS taken about 1890 in Gallipolis, Ohio. Contact me if interested.
DATE: 12/06/2000 SUBMITTER: David Attride
SURNAMES: CRESS, WILLIAMS
Looking for anyone researching descendants of George CRESS (b. 1739 PA) or his children such as Henry or George CRESS. This family moved to Gallia Co., OH about 1818 or before. A sister of Henry and George married a person surnamed WILLIAMS.
DATE: 12/06/2000 SUBMITTER: Dan Compston
SURNAMES: COMPSTON, CUMPSTON, BOGGS
Looking for relatives of Henry COMPSTON married Martha BOGGS in Gallia circa 1830, Henry was probably born in Pa (Greene County). They had three sons Isaac , James, John. Henry died 1862 in Lawrence County from typhoid contacted in Civil War.
DATE: 12/06/2000 SUBMITTER: Chuck Cummings
SURNAMES: CALDWELL, COLWELL, SHEETS, HENRY, SHRIVER
I'm looking for info. on William F. COLWELL (b-1810-12 Va. d-1887 Gallia Co.Oh). and his wife Jane Rebecca SHEETS (b-1817 Va.or Oh. d-1881 Oh.) Jane's parents were William F. SHEETS (b-1795 Augusta Co.Va. d-1891 Guyan Twp. Gallia Co.,Oh.) and Elzabeth HENRY (b-bef.1793 N.C. d-1864 Oh.) Elizabeth's parents were John HENRY and Rebecca WILSON. William F.'s son also William H. married a Lucinda SHRIVER in 1851 in Gallia Co.Oh.
DATE: 11/20/2000 SUBMITTER: Linda Jean Ellis
SURNAMES: MILLIGAN, MILLIGTON, LOMBARD
I would like to learn the exact death date and place of burial for Cora LOMBARD MILLIGAN OR MILLINGTON. I have been told she had epilepsy and died in Gallipolis in March of 1901 and is buried somewhere in the vacinity. Cora was a sister to my grandmother, Essie LOMBARD LIMES.
DATE: 11/19/2000 SUBMITTER: Joy Skidmore Church
SURNAMES: CHURCH
I am looking for any information on Jerry Allen CHURCH, son of Murray and Georgie CHURCH. He passed away in 1973 at the age of 20. He resided in Crown City. He was married to Cynthia STAPLETON and had a son, Matthew Allen CHURCH.
DATE: 11/14/2000 SUBMITTER: Deborah Newland
SURNAMES: CLARK
I am looking for any information on Isaac CLARK son of Thomas CLARK and also his wife Anne Lee. Lewis D CLARK, Isaac's son and his wife Mariah Neal.
DATE: 11/14/2000 SUBMITTER: Tom Johnson
SURNAMES: WALTER, DAVIDSON, GROVER, FRESHCORN, CONKLE
I am searching for information on my great grandparents, children and related families who lived in Gallia County, Ohio. Jacob and Ann Bell "DAVIDSON" WALTER and their following children; William, Alexander, John, Charles, Mrs. Mason (Mary) GROVER, Mrs. Martin (Elizabeth) FRESHCORN and Mrs. Joseph (Sarah) CONKLE.
DATE: 11/13/2000 SUBMITTER: Carolyn Grueser
SURNAMES: BOICE
I have been seeing referances to a Boice Bridge. Can anyone tell me anything about it and where it is located?
DATE: 11/09/2000 SUBMITTER: Bonnie Dozer
SURNAMES: TERRY, COLLINS
My great-grandfather was David TERRY born Jan 1836 in Gallia Co., Oh. I am searching for his parents, Paul and Mary (COLLINS) TERRY, married 1 Sep 1831 Gallia Co., Ohio. This is all I can find on them. Who were Paul and Mary's parents?
DATE: 11/09/2000 SUBMITTER: Joe Thompson
SURNAMES: RIFE
I am looking for information on Moses RIFE and his brother George RIFE. They both fought in the Civil War with the 56th Ohio. I believe both are buried in Gallia County.
DATE: 11/09/2000 SUBMITTER: Russell G. Hummerick
SURNAMES: MCCALL, NOTTER, HOWELL, HUMMERICH, HUMMERICK
I am try to find information on the family of Lafayette L. McCALL and Emma HUMMERICK married 17 Oct. 1883. Any information on Lafayette L. McCALL and his family would be a good start. My sincere thank you to any one that could help me to find my ancestors.
DATE: 11/06/2000 SUBMITTER: Mike Burcham
SURNAMES: HUTCHINSON, OLIVER
Seeking information on George HUTCHINSON and Elizabeth OLIVER and their ancestors and descendents. George and Elizabeth were married in Gallia County, OH on March 28, 1819. There is a George HUTCHINSON listed in the 1820 Gallia County, OH census (1 male 26-45, 1 male 0-10 and one female 26-45). There is an Elizabeth HUTCHINSON listed in the 1830 Gallia County, OH census (one female 30-40, 2 males 0-5 and two females 5-10) and the 1840 Gallia County, OH census (one female 40-50, 2 males 10-15 and one female 15-20). Perhaps George died sometime between the 1820 and 1830 census? I suspect that George and Elizabeth may be the parents of my ancestor George HUTCHINSON, who was born in Gallia County, OH on July 02, 1829. Appreciate any information.
DATE: 11/04/2000 SUBMITTER: Norma Lockwood
SURNAMES: KENNEDY, WAUGH
My husband's great-great grandfather was Cornelius KENNEDY,who supposedly was born in Loudoun Co., VA in 1790, later migrated to Gallia Co., Ohio. In 1811, he married Jane WAUGH, dau of George and Susannah Brown WAUGH. Cornelius and Jane had 7 children, George, John W., Lewis A., Cornelius Wayne, Elizabeth Ann, Harriet and Juliette. Cornelius died July 03, 1833 at the age of 43. Cornelius is buried in the KENNEDY family cemetery in Swan Creek, Ohio Township, Gallia County, Ohio. His tombstone reads: Cornelius Keniday Died July 3, 1833. Aged 43 years. Any help or information on this family would be greatly appreciated.
DATE: 11/04/2000 SUBMITTER: A J Myers
SURNAMES: MYERS, OWEN
From Abstracts of Gallia County Chancery Records, 1835-1852 by Evans & Wood of Galliopolis: "Orville D. OWEN and Rachel MYERS OWEN, widow of John MYERS vs. William MYERS of full age, John, Rachel, Mary, and Romaine Myers, minors of John MYERS....Rachel got Dower." 24 Oct 1836. == "Menassis Litch vs. Asa Amos. May 9, 1839. Lot...in Patriot. Amos sold to William R. MYERS in 1833...." == Seek info on all Myers & Owen named, when/where wed/died? Any children?
DATE: 11/03/2000 SUBMITTER: Dianna Gregory
SURNAMES: FULTON, EDLER, FRY, FRYE, MELCHI
Mary FULTON married Augustus EDLER 28 OCT. 1875 in Gallia County, OH by Robert Carter; marriage book # 4 page 141. Who were Mary's parents? Mary J. FULTON born 1856 ? where died 1947 in Gallia County, I don't know what month. Any help needed, please.
DATE: 11/03/2000 SUBMITTER: Greg Baird
SURNAMES: BAIRD, HALFHILL, MCCALL, RALSTON, CREMEENS, CARTER
I am looking for decendents of any of the above surnames. Please contact me if you have any of them from the Gallia County Ohio area.
DATE: 11/03/2000 SUBMITTER: Margaret Bowman
SURNAMES: BOWMAN, REISINGER
Searching for land records, church records, census, etc. for Joseph Levi BOWMAN b. VA [WV?]1818 married Elizabeth REISINGER in Gallia Co. 1840 and her sister Sarah REISINGER in Gallia Co. 1854. I have information online at Ancestry.com, etc. Most is about Elizabeth's family. Is there any record that would show when Joseph arrived in Gallia Co.? Any records that would reveal VA location of his birth? Or Eureka! his parents' names? Just thought I'd ask. His son Uriah Jonathan b. Gallia Co 1845 or 1847 is gggrandfather of my children. The family left Gallia Co. between Sep 1857 and June 1860.

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