Gallia County Ohio Queries - October 2002 thru August 2003


DATE: 08/29/2003 SUBMITTER: Marty
SURNAMES: BOYD, WHITE
In search of information on Sarah Frances BOYD and Nicholas WHITE, my grandparents, in Gallia County circa 1870-1890s. My father Charles Arthur WHITE was born in Gallipolis on June 7, 1889.
DATE: 08/22/2003 SUBMITTER: Diana Boucher
SURNAMES: TAYLOR, FOOCE, HOLTON
Looking for information on the surnames TAYLOR, FOOCE and HOLTON. Also checking to see for the sheriff or marshall name in 1925 for Gallipolis.
DATE: 08/22/2003 SUBMITTER: Jaclynn Cummings Rich
SURNAMES: CUMMINGS
Looking for any information of an Isaac CUMMINGS b. 1739 who was of Palmer, Ma who moved to Crawford County, PA abt 1814/15. His wife Mary (Tidd) lived in Sadsbury Township in Crawford County around the canal region of Evansburg (now Conneaut Lake) with son Joseph T. CUMMINGS. However, no death notice was listed in newspapers for Isaac. His wife's death notice calls her the widow of Isaac CUMMINGS of Sadsbury Township, however a Cummings book written in early 1900's gives the history of Isaac moving to Gallipolis, Oh. I do not know what to make of the story. If anyone knows of Cummings family who originated from Crawford County Cummings family, I would really like to know any info. concerning the burial of Isaac and Mary Tidd CUMMINGS. Their immediate Evansburgh family also had ties with the High Street Community Church of Conneaut Lake, PA.
DATE: 08/22/2003 SUBMITTER: Lois
SURNAMES: PERSINGER, GOFF
I am trying to figure out which C. A. PERSINGER married a Anderson B GOFF. Their marriage I was told was listed in the Gallia County Ohio Newspaper 1825-1875 by Henrietta C Evans and Mary P Woods, Death Notices, Obituaries, and Marriages. This info was supose to be provided by a Marsha Martin cites 11 July 1868 Gallipolis Journal. Anderson B GOFF to Miss C. A. PERSINGER both of Kanawha Co, WV on the steamer Kanawha Belle by J.G. Damron, Esq on 1 June 1868. I would like to know if anyone can tell me where to find this info.
DATE: 08/22/2003 SUBMITTER: Gary Poole
SURNAMES: HOWARD, GUTHRIE, GUTHERY
I would like to hear from anyone who has information about Samuel HOWARD who lived in Gallia County around the turn of the century - 1800-1820. He was quite likely related closely to the HOWARDS living in Pike and Ross counties about that same point in time.
DATE: 08/22/2003 SUBMITTER: David Baumgardner
SURNAMES: LEWIS
LEWIS,Jesse Albert b.11-26-1857, +m. Missouri Alice MASSIE 12-25-1877, Greasy Ridge: brick wall, his parents?
DATE: 08/22/2003 SUBMITTER: Tom Draus
SURNAMES: WARD
Trying to find the parents of Dulcinea WARD of Gallia County.
DATE: 08/22/2003 SUBMITTER: Debra Elliott
SURNAMES: MOSSMAN, CANTER, BOYCE
Looking for information on Fannie CANTER (MOSSMAN). MOSSMAN is her maiden name. She was born February 24, 1902. Her mother's maiden name was BOYCE.
DATE: 07/31/2003 SUBMITTER: Jenny
SURNAMES: WILSON, STEPHENSON
I am looking for anyone who knew Richard WILSON born in 1951 and son George WILSON married Eva STEPHENSON.
DATE: 07/31/2003 SUBMITTER: Roxann Hoover
SURNAMES: JOHNSON, MARSH
Would anyone know of a William JOHNSON whom married Frances MARSH 1879 in Gallia, County Ohio. I am looking for my JOHNSON family line and I need help please.
DATE: 07/31/2003 SUBMITTER: Art Hughes
SURNAMES: WRAY, WARD, HUGHES
My aunt, Alma WRAY was supposedly born Gallipolis, 25 July 1917. Looking for confirmation, and family info of Charles "Jack" WRAY, and wife Addie WARD. Other children, Ethel WRAY and Clarence WRAY. Don't know if marriage occured there, but do know they lived there.
DATE: 07/31/2003 SUBMITTER: Laura Sydro
SURNAMES: COFER, STEEL, STEELE
Looking for information regarding the STEEL (or STEELE) connection with the Underground Railroad during the 1860's. Does anyone have any information on this. Family history claims the STEEL's were very involved with the underground railroad.
DATE: 07/31/2003 SUBMITTER: Marilyn Hansen
SURNAMES: WALLACE
Looking for any information on the following family: 1860 census Huntington Twp, Gallia County, Ohio: George T. WALLACE, age 26, born Ohio, Elizabeth, age 25, born Ohio, Nancy J. age 3, born Ohio, Mary A, age 11/12, born Ohio. George and Elizabeth (SMITH) were married in Jackson County, Ohio. He died before 1870 and Elizabeth is found in 1870 and 1880 census in the same township as 1860. Son Robert, age 8, enters the census enumeration in 1870.
DATE: 07/31/2003 SUBMITTER: Graham S. Lockett
SURNAMES: SLAGLE, WISEMAN, ATKINS
Researching George SLAGLE, born in Gallia County, January 30th, 1834. George is son of Elizabeth WISEMAN (b. Virginia) and an unknown SLAGLE (b. Germany). George apparently was one of twelve siblings; he married Samantha ATKINS and lived in Seymour, Indiana until his death in 1914.
DATE: 07/31/2003 SUBMITTER: Lois Hall Downour
SURNAMES: HALL, HUNT, STOVERS, CHRISTY
I was wondering if someone could tell me how to get a death certificate. My grandfather James HALL was living in Gallipolis ,Ohio when he died May 31 1972. I have tried to get a copy of his death cert, but am told they can't find one. I know for a fact he died there. He was at the Wilcoxen funeral home in Point Pleasant WV and buried at Beale Chapel Church cemetery in Applegrove WV. I was at his funeral. I have contacted the funeral home and even they say they can't find his records, but they have his second wife's records. He was first married to Bessie Lavada HUNT who died in 1953. He then married Grace CHRISTY STOVERS. I was told he may have died at Pleasant Valley hospital in Point Pleasant WV so I checked at Mason county, WV for his death cert. Nothing there either.
DATE: 07/09/2003 SUBMITTER: Steve Bowers
SURNAMES: GODDARD, JENNINGS
I'm looking for information on descendents of my g-g-g-g-uncle Francis GODDARD and his wife Christina JENNINGS. Specifically, they had three sons Reason "Reese", James Franklin and Robert E. I have information for several of what would be the children of one or more of the three sons but I don't know who belongs to who. The family lived in Gallipolis. I'm also curious to know if anybody knows of an epidemic of some type in Gallia County in 1892 as both Christina and Francis as well as one of their sons William, & William's wife Julla all died within a five month period in that year.
DATE: 07/09/2003 SUBMITTER: Margaret Myers
SURNAMES: HARBOUR, HARBOR, CALDWELL, WAUGH
Looking for family of Emily Louise HARBOUR, She married James Robert CALDWELL, after his death she married Powhatten WAUGH. I think her parents are David and Sarah WETHERHOLT HARBOR, Some siblings may be Benjamin, Jemima, Amanda Frances, Sarah Ann, Missouri Jane and William. This information is not confirmed. Emily was born in Gallia County, Ohio, and is buried in the Guyan Twp- Johnson cemetery.
DATE: 07/09/2003 SUBMITTER: Mark Smithson
SURNAMES: ALLARD, BRISCOE, MIDDLETON
I am trying to research my g-g-grandfather Ambrose E. ALLARD. Born 11/4/1848. His birthplace is listed as Gallipolis, Ohio on his death certificate. Date of Death 2/4/1923, East St. Louis, St. Clair County, Illinois. His father is listed as Samuel ALLARD, also of Ohio, no town or county provided. Samuel would have been married to Ellen BRISCOE or Josephine MIDDLETON, in this order.
DATE: 07/09/2003 SUBMITTER: Calvin G. Tipton
SURNAMES: TIPTON
I am looking for info on Lewis TIPTON born approx. 1850-65. He had a son Claude TIPTON from Gallia County. Lewis would be my great grandfather.
DATE: 07/09/2003 SUBMITTER: Patt Rhue
SURNAMES: REA, HUTSINPILLAR, HUDSONPILLER
James REA possibly married Hannah HUTSINPILLER/HUDSONPILLER in Gallia Co, about 1818. I think they had 3 children born in Gallia Co., Melinda REA b. abt 1829; Samuel REA b. abt 1830 and Nancy REA b. abt 1838. The migrated to Macon(Mason) Co. IL.
DATE: 07/09/2003 SUBMITTER: Linda Crook
SURNAMES: SOUTHERN, CRUNKELTON
Looking for info on Samuel CRUNKELTON or CRUNKLETON whose daughter, Louisa Ida, was born in 1866 in Vinton, Ohio. He also had a daughter, Mary, born 1858 in Ohio. Mary married a SOUTHERN and had a son born 1877. Need info on the CRUNKELTON family or any SOUTHERN names in Gallia Co during 1860s to 1870s.
DATE: 07/09/2003 SUBMITTER: Daniel M. Wigner
SURNAMES: WIGNER, SKINNER
Looking for any information on Charles Daniel WIGNER, and Minta SKINNER-WIGNER. Married in 1895. Lived in Gallia County. Would like to find the family home.
DATE: 07/09/2003 SUBMITTER: Tami L Murphy
SURNAMES: BAILEY, ELSEY
Looking for Samuel C. BAILEY and his wife Ann or Anna ELSEY-BAILEY. Married 6-10-1841 in Ross Co OH. Bought land in Gallia 7-1-1852, 40 acres.
DATE: 07/09/2003 SUBMITTER: Jerry Caldwell
SURNAMES: CALDWELL
Henry CALDWELL, Joseph Thomas CALDWELL, Richard Earl CALDWELL, need to know the name of cemetery where Henry and Joseph are buried?
DATE: 06/21/2003 SUBMITTER: Robert VanHorn
SURNAMES: BAKER,VANHORN
I am looking for any information on the Samuel R VANHORN And Charlotte Frances BAKER VANHORN family. Frances had brothers Newton and Joseph. They were married on 3/31/1864 in Gallia Co.
DATE: 06/19/2003 SUBMITTER: Lois Downour
SURNAMES: MINKS, RUSSELL, NEVILLE
I am coming to Gallia county July 25th through the 28th. To research some of my family. Does anyone know of any campsites that are not full. I have called the fairgrounds campsite they are booked full all summer they say, I have checked Krodel in Point Pleasant W,V.they say we have to get there on the 21st or they will be full. Need campsites for 5 campers 3 tents.
DATE: 06/10/2003 SUBMITTER: Cherrie Lee Cromley
SURNAMES: CROMLEY, HUBBARD
I am trying to find my family roots. My father was Nelson CROMLEY and his father was a Nelson CROMLEY. That is all the information that I have. My mother's father's name was Robert Roy HUBBARD, a Deputy Sheriff for Columbus from 1929 to 1931. Both parents are deceased and I know nothing about my family.
DATE: 05/27/2003 SUBMITTER: Karen Wickham
SURNAMES: JOHNSON
I am looking for information on my grandfather Lorenzia D. JOHNSON. He married Anna CARTERON June 30,1915 and died in 1920 in Gallia county. They had 2 children Carter and Geneva.
DATE: 05/21/2003 SUBMITTER: Cheryl Enyart
SURNAMES: MOORE, MANRING
I am looking for any information on Samuel MOORE who married Mary Ann MANRING. I believe them to be possibly the father of Caleb MOORE (1817).
DATE: 05/21/2003 SUBMITTER: Cathy Robinson Wilmot
SURNAMES: ROBINSON, LANE
On 26 Mar 1865 in Gallia Co.,OH, Emily L. LANE married Asa ROBINSON. I do not find them on the census; what became of this couple? Who were their parents?
DATE: 05/21/2003 SUBMITTER: Connie Bailey
SURNAMES: WAUGH, SMALL, MAYBERRY, MAYBURY, KINGERY
I am trying to find the connection, if any, between the Gallia Co. & Lawrence Co., OH WAUGH's. Please contact me if you have any information that will help me. David "Davey" WAUGH born bet.1797-1810 was the son of John WAUGH b. abt. 1784 & Unknown. The Waugh's lived for a while in the Crown City area at Waugh Hollow.
DATE: 05/21/2003 SUBMITTER: W.P. Wooten
SURNAMES: FORTH, HALL, HOUCK
Searching for any information on Elizabeth M. FORTH who was in the 1880 census in Gallia County, Clay Twp., with Joseph L. FORTH. With them were two of her children from her previous marriage To Warren HOUCK. They were Mary Belle and Johnnie (John E.). According to the census, Elizabeth and Joseph had three more children; Wilbur, Della and Frederick before 1880. I cannot find anything on this family from this time. Elizabeth was born Elizabeth M. HALL in Ohio in about 1845. She married Jesse Warren HOUCK in 1863 and they had four children. It is unknown what happened to that marriage, but Elizabeth HOUCK married Joseph FORTH in 1873.
DATE: 05/01/2003 SUBMITTER: Ralph Sayre
SURNAMES: SAYRE
I'm trying to find an obituary for Mary, daughter of Harry R. SAYRE. I was told she died in the Gallipolis area on 28 September 2002. I don't know if she was married or have a spouse's name.
DATE: 05/01/2003 SUBMITTER: Mary Morin
SURNAMES: HAPTONSTALL, VANZANT
Would like to hear if anyone has information on Issac HAPTONSTALL who was the father of James MacLaren HAPTONSTALL. James was the father of William Rowan HAPTONSTALL. Also -- About Elijah VANZANT who was the father of James Wilson VANZANT Sr. James was the father of James Wilson VANZANT Jr. He was the father of Alma Pearl VANZANT who was married to William Rowan HAPTONSTALL.
DATE: 04/25/2003 SUBMITTER: Karen (Barlow) Coffey
SURNAMES: BARLOW, DRUMMOND
I need some help tracking down the youngest son of Emily (JOHNSON / EWING) BARLOW. James M. BARLOW was born 4 October 1854 in perhaps Jackson County Ohio as his mother was on her way from Missiour to Gallia County. James's Father John BARLOW died in Missiour. James married Comfort A. DRUMMOND 7 Feb 1878. Some of their children moved to central Ohio, but we can not find James and his wife there. Does anyone know where he and his wife lived and were buried? An obituary would be wonderful...but any information would be most welcome.
DATE: 04/25/2003 SUBMITTER: Karen Wickham
SURNAMES: JOHNSON
I am requesting information on my grandfather Lorenzo JOHNSON who was born on February 14,1894. He married Anne or Anna CARTER on June 30,1915 and died in 1920. They had 2 children. My mother Geneva Belle JOHNSON Born in 1916 and Carter JOHNSON in 1918.
DATE: 04/25/2003 SUBMITTER: Shirley McKnight
SURNAMES: HARTLEY, HARRISON, HOLCOMB, NILES, SPIRES
I'm looking for information on John HARRISON born 1841, he is buried outside of Wellston at Mt. Carmel Cemetery.He was married to Susan NOBLE born 1845. I need info on John's parents and Susan NOBLE's parents. If anyone should have any information I would greatly appreciate it.
DATE: 04/25/2003 SUBMITTER: James Morton
SURNAMES: MORTON
Seeking any info on Thomas MORTON family listed in 1830 Fed census in Green Twp. of Gallia County. Specifically, need info on his son William MORTON born abt. 1822.
DATE: 04/18/2003 SUBMITTER: Shirley McKnight
SURNAMES: WALLIS, WALLACE, SLAYTON
I'm researching my g-grandmother's records. My family records say she was born in Gallia County Oct.8, 1853 her name was Rebecca Jane WALLIS or WALLACE. She was married to Phinias Edwin SLAYTON in 1874 in Gallia County. How can I obtain records for my g-grandparents?
DATE: 04/18/2003 SUBMITTER: Kurt Tyler
SURNAMES: TYLER, VIERS, TREFFTZ
I am looking for a documentation source for the marriage of George TYLER and Nancy VIERS in 1837. In addition, I am looking for a source for the death date of 4 September 1844 for George TYLER. They are the parents of John Viers TYLER who married Susanna Rebecca TREFFTZ (my great, great, great grandparents).
DATE: 04/18/2003 SUBMITTER: Marlene Harden
SURNAMES: ROWLEY
Does anyone have any info on the deaths of Thomas ROWLEY before 1880, Isaac ROWLEY in 1845 and Freelove ROWLEY before 1850? All died in Gallia county and at least Isaac is buried in Cheshire township. Would love the info on death notices.
DATE: 04/18/2003 SUBMITTER: Robert W. Staub Jr.
SURNAMES: HASKINS, HOSKINS
I would appreciate any help in finding information about Joseph HASKINS (also spelled HOSKINS) who was supposedly born in Virginia or West Virginia on November 1, 1804. He married Mary "Polly" LEWIS on June 1, 1826 in Lawrence County and died on April 21, 1875 in Gallia County. His father was William HASKINS Sr. I think but I have no proof of that yet. I think Joseph was buried in the Mercerville Cemetary, Guyan Township, Gallia County, Ohio.
DATE: 04/08/2003 SUBMITTER: Suzanne Trotter
SURNAMES: GOETTING
Would appreciate any information on August GOETTING, born 1833 in Germany, spouse Frederika HESS and his children, William (born 1864), August (born 1862) in Gallia and any others.
DATE: 04/08/2003 SUBMITTER: Diana Evans
SURNAMES: EVANS
I'm searching for information on Franklin (Frank) EVANS. I believe he was bon in Thurman, Gallia County, Ohio in 1854. I have no idea who his parents or siblings were, but I would very much like to. Frank married Charlotte VEST of Ros county in 1878. I am their great-grandparents.
DATE: 04/08/2003 SUBMITTER: Vickie Harrison
SURNAMES: MOORE, HARRISON, KING
I am trying to find any one who is from Gallia Ohio and knows of the HARRISON family. They lived near Crown City and had a big farm for many year. Name Raymond HARRISON and Nettie Ann HARRISON. They had ten kids. They are all buried in Goodhope Cem. I am also trying to find their relatives which was MOORES ...James MOORE married Linnie KING, all of these are my family and I know some where they have kin still in tho montians. I had uncle Lafe and aunt Jesse that live in Ohio too
DATE: 04/08/2003 SUBMITTER: Nancy Porter
SURNAMES: BURLINGAME, GILBERT, PLYMALE
Looking for ancestory data (before 1850) for Theodore GILBERT and his wife Mary Etta BURLINGAME. My great-grandmother, their daughter Susan GILBERT (born 9-23-1850 in Yellowtown, Gallia Co.) was the wife of Junius PLYMALE (8-3-1841 Raccoon Creek, Gallia, Co.).
DATE: 04/08/2003 SUBMITTER: Nancy Porter
SURNAMES: PORTER
Looking for info about Thomas Flint PORTER I who allegedly emigrated to the USA from the UK around 1780. Allegedly with his grandson Thomas Jefferson PORTER, TFPI moved to Section 14, Harrison Twp., Gallia Co., Ohio in 1810 from Marrietta, Washington Co., Ohio where TJP was born in 1807. I don't know who TFPI's wife was or who TJP's mother was. Also looking for sources to confirm above. Decendency: Thomas Flint PORTER I, Thomas Flint PORTER II, Thomas Jefferson PORTER, James Vinton PORTER, Elza Little PORTER, Wyman Elza PORTER, Charles Wyman PORTER, and Nancy Carol PORTER (myself).
DATE: 03/19/2003 SUBMITTER: Mona Ballard
SURNAMES: GOULD
GOULD, Seth and Sarah , Married 4 Jan 1823 in Gallia County. Had seven children; Andrew, Nancy, Frederick, Elizabeth, Seth W., Stephen A., and James. Seth died 10 Nov 1862 in Morgan Township, Gallia County. I am looking for Seth's parents, possibly a James GOULD who was presumably an early settler in Washington County, Ohio. Looking for confirmation of this information and any additional information on James GOULD.
DATE: 03/19/2003 SUBMITTER: Dennis M. Brumfield
SURNAMES: BRUMFIELD
I am looking for information on Jesse M. BRUMFIELD who was married to Elizabeth (Betsy) GROVES. Jesse was born in Virginia around 1810 and was married to Betsy GROVES in Gallia County. Jesse died in Gallia County in about 1872.
DATE: 03/19/2003 SUBMITTER: Connie Hitchings
SURNAMES: GRAHAM, RUPE
I am looking for any information on John Alpheus GRAHAM married to Mary RUPE. Marriage date is March 14th 1880. They had 3 children that I know of, Jessie, William and Herman. I would like to find out more about this family. I believe that John's parents were Joseph GRAHAM and Rebecca NELSON.
DATE: 03/19/2003 SUBMITTER: Diana K. Evans
SURNAMES: EVANS, VEST
I am searching for Frank EVANS (married to Charlotte VEST in July of 1878 at Chillicothe, Ohio) born 1854. My Dad says the family came to Ohio via Centerville (Thurman), Ohio.
DATE: 03/18/2003 SUBMITTER: Peg White Sulfsted
SURNAMES: JENKINS, EVANS
Seeking contact with or current email address of Karen JENKINS who is researching Thomas JENKINS-Leah EVANS family. Desire contact with anyone researching the dscendants of the seven sons and two daughters of this family.
DATE: 03/18/2003 SUBMITTER: F K Brown
SURNAMES: CORNELL, WARREN
Looking for information (& contact with descendants) of Laura CORNELL born in Lawrence County Sept. 3, 1882, the daughter of Jacob and Margaret Ann MCCAFFREY CORNELL. She married Bert WARREN on Dec. 27, 1900 in Gallia County. Laura died June 1961 in Gallia County. Do not have any info on Bert or their children.
DATE: 03/18/2003 SUBMITTER: Kim Turck
SURNAMES: SEXTON
I am researching the SEXTON family.... particularly a Christly or a Jon Piere SEXTON.
DATE: 03/18/2003 SUBMITTER: Vickie Harrison
SURNAMES: HARRISON,MOORE,KING
HARRISON, MOORE , KING, they are all buried in Goodhope Cemetery in Ohio. If anyone knows these people email me please.
DATE: 03/18/2003 SUBMITTER: Kathi Jenkins Elliott
SURNAMES: JONES, JENKINS, RICHARDS, EDWARDS
I am researching the children of Jenkin JONES and Catherine RICHARDS. Especially looking into their son Thomas W. JONES, who is buried beside them at Nebo Cemetery. His inscription reads: "b. 1842 d. 1873 served in the Civil War Co A 56 Reg. O.V.I. prisoner of Andersonville and Libby prison. His wife Mary is buried at Peniel Cem. Father/o Capt. Tom W. JONES-- former state senator from Middleport, Ohio." His wife, Mary, is buried next to her parents: Thomas and Leah JENKINS at Peniel Cem. Thomas is a brother to my g-g-grandmother, Mary E. EDWARDS (nee JONES), wife of John J. EDWARDS.
DATE: 02/25/2003 SUBMITTER: Libby Saxby
SURNAMES: SWATSWALTER, PROCTOR
I'm looking for information on William H. SWATSWALTER. He served in the 173rd Infantry Ohio. I'm hoping he is the father of Wealthy SWATSWALTER, who married Ephraim PROCTOR. Censuses say she was from Ohio.
DATE: 02/25/2003 SUBMITTER: Peg White Sulfsted
SURNAMES: JENKINS, EVANS
Seeking contact with (or current email address of) Karen JENKINS who is researching Thomas JENKINS - Leah EVANS family.
DATE: 02/25/2003 SUBMITTER: Michelle Weese Renslow
SURNAMES: WEESE, SHEWARD, (SHOARDS)
If any one has any kind of information on Daniel WEESE who married Sarah SHEWARD please contact me! Looking to find Daniels parents.
DATE: 02/21/2003 SUBMITTER: Brian Thompson
SURNAMES: CANTER, MILLER
Need help with Lewis CANTER birth unknown , married Mariah J. MILLER 28 June 1882 in Gallia co. I believe 2 of their daughters may be gr.grandmothers to me.
DATE: 02/21/2003 SUBMITTER: Kim Turck
SURNAMES: SEXTON
I am researching the Sexton family, particularly a Christly or a Jon Piere Sexton.
DATE: 02/21/2003 SUBMITTER: Nancy Walker
SURNAMES: TROWBRIDGE, BROWN
I have letters from Emma BROWN to Carrie TROWBRIDGE written in the 1890's when they were in their late teens and early 20's. I would like to hear from anyone who has the letters Carrie wrote to Emma.
DATE: 02/21/2003 SUBMITTER: April L. Edwards
SURNAMES: EDWARDS
Looking for Info on Frank Allen EDWARDS born abt. 1888. His Parents were Thomas (Tom) and Mary EDWARDS. They also had 2 Daughters Addie and Amanda (Mandy). Mary was from Ireland. Tom had a farm in later years near what was/is Sand Cut, Ohio.
DATE: 02/21/2003 SUBMITTER: John F. Koontz
SURNAMES: KOONTZ
Evidently Charles H. KOONTZ b_(ca)1844 was the son of a Lewis KOONTZ b_(ca)1813. Lewis was married to a Clarinda YINEY (unable to find any YINEY's at that time though). Lewis was son of a John L. KOONTZ and according to 1850 and 1860 census he was born around 1776. He was married to an Elizabeth RION in Gallia Co in 1812. Any help greatly appreciated. Charles H was my g-grandfather.
DATE: 02/21/2003 SUBMITTER: Peggy Udell Flick
SURNAMES: NEAL
I'm looking for any information about the Old Town House cemetery at Cheshire. Surnames include AYE, BENTON, HYDE (time period 1800-1840).
DATE: 02/21/2003 SUBMITTER: Rick Bowen
SURNAMES: NEAL
Info on the following members of the NEAL family: Henry A., Alice R., Dallis D., Fred C., Verne C., Earl H., Max D., Frank F., and Calude. Henery A. Neal is my great greatfather. He died March, 1921. Henry was married to Alice R. NEAL; they lived on Vine St. and had 7 sons (listed above).
DATE: 02/21/2003 SUBMITTER: Phil Tipton
SURNAMES: TIPTON
My grandfather moved from Gallia County in the early 1900's with two brothers to the Bowling Green, Ohio area. His name was Claude Tipton and his brothers, I believe, where Alva and Earl. He may have had a brother Stanley. Claude was born in 1882.
DATE: 02/21/2003 SUBMITTER: Karen Coffey
SURNAMES: BARLOW
Would someone please look up two obituaries for me? 1) Emily Barlow died 12 May 1893 Walnut Township 2) Martha A. Barlow (Mrs. Samuel) 8 February 1932 Walnut Twp. Also I am looking for anyone willing to take a photograph of Emily's Gravesite.
DATE: 02/03/2003 SUBMITTER: Bill LeMaster
SURNAMES: DOWDY, PATTERSON, McCARTNEY
Louisa DOWDY was born 11 Feb, 1843 in Patriot. Her parents were Daavid DOWDY of Virginia and Celia CHEATWOOD of Kentucky. Her parents died and she went to live with a Dr. Daniel PATTERSON. On March 9, 1867, Louisa married Josiah McCartney. Louisa and Josiah McCzrtney are my great grandparents. Looking for any information I can find on them during this period of time, especially relating to Dr. PATTERSON.
DATE: 02/03/2003 SUBMITTER: Glenn Davis
SURNAMES: 18th Ohio Volunteer Infantry
Looking for any descendants of soldiers serving in the 18th Ohio Volunteers 1861-1864. I am researching all information about this unit. I have developed a website dedicated to their service. Willing to share any and all information in my possession.
DATE: 01/29/2003 SUBMITTER: Carol Jones Berry
SURNAMES: JONES
Information on a Charles H. JONES born Nov-1842 and deceased July 25, 1914, his wife name was Rachael and he was in the Civil War. Trying to find out if he still have relatives living in Gallia County.
DATE: 01/29/2003 SUBMITTER: Ray Tryall
SURNAMES: DARTT, THORNTON
My grandmother was born in Gallia County around 1905 to Elijah THORNTON and Verna DARTT. I am looking for information on them. I cannot seem to find any info on them.
DATE: 01/29/2003 SUBMITTER: Ron Gleason
SURNAMES: GLEASON, SCHECKE, SPROUSE
Seeking any info. on David GLEASON Born, Abt.1796 in New York, Married Elizabeth (SPROUSE) GLEASON Dec.10, 1819 in Gallia Co.Ohio. 2nd Married to Hannah (SCHECKE) GLEASON April 6, 1842 in Jackson Co.Ohio. The 1850 Census has David GLEASON in Vinton Co.Ohio. The 1860 Census has David GLEASON in Gallia Co.Ohio, with a farm of 400 Acres. David GLEASON died Oct.1, 1871 in Bloomfield Twp., Jackson Co.? It's reported that David was buried at the Perkin's Cemetery? In Bloomfield Twp.? Also that David was a Minister? David GLEASON is my GGGGrandfather, but I'm not sure if the info. is right. I can understand him moving about if he was indeed a Minister, but I don't understand how he would run a 400 Acres farm?
DATE: 01/28/2003 SUBMITTER: Sue Lantz
SURNAMES: MCCLASKEY, VANCE, CLARK
Searching for information concerning these Gallia County families.
DATE: 01/28/2003 SUBMITTER: Sue Brown Jennings
SURNAMES: BROWN, DUNHAM
Joshua Lacey Wilson BROWN and wife Lucy Sophia DUNHAM BROWN lived in Gallipolis where the first of their children were born. Lucy's parents were William and Lureny DUNHAM. Joshua's father left to fight in the Mexican War and never returned. Anybody connect with this Brown family? (Joshua's father was born in Pennsylvania, but Joshua was born in Ohio.)
DATE: 01/28/2003 SUBMITTER: Cheryl Enyart
SURNAMES: DENNEY, FEE
I am looking for the parents of Rachel DENNEY. She was born in 1821 in Indiana I think. She married Henry FEE , son of Moses, son of John FEE. They were married in Springfield Twsp. , Gallia County ,Oh in 1839. They left here in late 1840. She died before 1848 somewhere along the trail of tears. I have not been able to find her parents . I think that she came here with a uncle or aunt from Indiana . Anyone who has a Rachel DENNEY born in 1821 whether it be Oh, or Indiana please contact me.
DATE: 01/28/2003 SUBMITTER: Cheryl Enyart
SURNAMES: WALTERS, BOWMAN, MOORE
I am looking for any information on the parents of Jacob WALTERS. He married Betsy, I believe her to be a BOWMAN. Their daughter,Rebecca, married my Caleb MOORE.
DATE: 01/28/2003 SUBMITTER: Cheryl Enyart
SURNAMES: MOORE, DENNEY
I am searching for information on the children of Elijah and Alsey DENNEY MOORE . He was born in 1788 in VA. Sometime in his early life the family went Surry, NC. They are found in Gallia Co.,Ohio in the early 1800's. I know of two children, Caleb MOORE and Lovinia MOORE LAMBERT. I would like to find his parents and siblings. I feel that Samuel, William and Joseph MOORE all found in the 1819 tax list maybe of relation.
DATE: 01/28/2003 SUBMITTER: Cheryl Enyart
SURNAMES: THOMAS, HYSELL, HISLE
I am looking for the decendants of Jason THOMAS. He married Catherine HYSELL, the daughter of Frederick HYSELL. They were married in Meigs Co.,Ohio but moved to Gallia Co., Ohio and lived on Thomas Fork, Rutland until the 1840 Census when they are found in the Cheshire area. They had several children. I know of three Jason, Selinda, and Nancy. If anyone has Jason and Catherine on their line I would appreciate knowing their children. Both of them died in 1840 leaving what children were still at home orphaned. I am looking for Solomon THOMAS that was born in Meigs Co. and came to Gallia Co., OH . He is listed as an orphan and having a guardian in the 1840 Addison School registry. So , I am hoping he belongs to Jason THOMAS.
DATE: 01/28/2003 SUBMITTER: Cheryl Enyart
SURNAMES: THOMAS, HYSELL, HISLE
I am looking for the decendants of Jason THOMAS. He married Catherine HYSELL, the daughter of Frederick HYSELL. They were married in Meigs Co.,Ohio but moved to Gallia Co., Ohio and appear in the 1840 Census. They had several children. I know of three Jason, Selinda, and Nancy. If anyone has Jason and Catherine on their line I would appreciate knowing their children. I am looking for Solomon THOMAS that was born in Meigs Co. and came to Gallia Co., OH . He is listed as an orphan and having a guardian in the 1840 Addison School registry. So , I am hoping he belongs to Jason THOMAS.
DATE: 01/28/2003 SUBMITTER: Denice Miller
SURNAMES: YOUNG
Looking for more info on Jeanette YOUNG who died in Gallia Co. betweeen 1850-1860. Originally from Scotland - in Pa. in 1850 - wife of William- also two young sons Thomas and Hugh born in PA in 1849 and 1950.
DATE: 01/28/2003 SUBMITTER: Frank Barrett
SURNAMES: ASBURY, WATKINS
I am searching for any information pertaining to my g-g-grandparents James Matthew WATKINS and Mary Alice ASBURY. They lived in the Kanawha and Putnam county area of WV but I believe they were married in Gallia county 15 Jan 1875. I am not sure if they had a connection to Gallia county or, like many WV couples, just came to OH to get married.
DATE: 01/28/2003 SUBMITTER: L. L. "BUDDY" DUCKWORTH
SURNAMES: DUCKWORTH
I am trying to get a photo of the DUCKWORTH tombstones in the Centenary Cemetery. I have no way of getting there, but is there someone or someplace that I can get the dates and names of the DUCKWORTH's buried there?
DATE: 01/28/2003 SUBMITTER: John Franklin Koontz
SURNAMES: KOONTZ
Am in search of Charles H. KOONTZ'S father and mother . He also went by C. H. KOONTZ. He was born in 1844 in WV from the best I can tell. He had several children born there in Gallia County though Louis C. KOONTZ 05th of sept 1873 or 1874., Elijah C. KOONTZ 13th of June 1875 or 1876, Chas Ruthford KOONTZ 01 Feb 1876 or 1877 and John James KOONTZ, which is my grandfather, born Oct the 13 1878 or 1879. My records show 1878 but census records show 1879. He also had 2 more sons Edgar S. KOONTZ born 1870, and Alva E. KOONTZ born 1872. He also had a brother living with him in 1880. According to census his name was E. P. KOONTZ born in 1858. Charles was married to a Mary E. FOWLER TRUEDALE (TRUESDALL)(FRESDELL). Have all three spelling not sure on right one . She had one son living with them though in 1880. He was W. H. FOWLER born in 1864.
DATE: 01/28/2003 SUBMITTER: Kathie Gifford
SURNAMES: HEDGES, SIMS
Looking for information on Martha (Mattie) HEDGES, b. 17 Jan 1851 and m. John SIMS after 1873 and before 1876 probably in Gallia or Jackson Co., d. Mar 1922, burial in Centerpoint Cemetery. Mother of John Harry SIMS and Ella Mayme SIMS. I'm looking for her place of birth, her marraige date and exact place of marraige, and her ancestry (I'd start with her parents.) John Harry SIMS is my grandfather.
DATE: 01/28/2003 SUBMITTER: Bob
SURNAMES: EVANS
I was wondering if anyone has pictures of the former Evans Supermarkets that operated in the area. Also looking for information and pictures of the Pennyfare stores.
DATE: 01/28/2003 SUBMITTER: Linda Ditzler
SURNAMES: JONES
David and Lucy JONES moved to Missouri, I belive during the late 1800's. I would like to know if they were born in Gallia County or came from Wales. I know they had two daughters Elizabeth and Charlotte. I believe other children remained in Ohio.
DATE: 01/28/2003 SUBMITTER: Rex Ray
SURNAMES: RAY, BEAM, HUGHES, RUSSELL
Anyone have connection to Robert & Sarah (BEAM) RAY family? Found in 1850-1860 Addison Twp, Gallia Co. Children; George W. md: Mary HUGHES 1854, John B. md: Elizabeth, Hiram md: Caroline SMITH 2/22/1855, Caroline, Artemus James (listed deaf & dumb), Foster and Lydia E. md: Ephraim RUSSELL. All these families in Addison Twp and Cheshire.
DATE: 01/28/2003 SUBMITTER: Gayle Putt
SURNAMES: CHAPPELLE, KIRCHOF
Seeking information about Laura CHAPPELLE, b. Gallia Co. in 1835. Daughter of Dewight and Abigail CHAPPELLE. She married Ludwig KIRCHOF before 1868 either in Gallia Co. or maybe in Cincinnati. Son Ludwig Jr. was born in Cheshire according to cemetery records. There was daughter, Mary Abbie but both children died young.
DATE: 01/28/2003 SUBMITTER: Scott Reilly
SURNAMES: SCOTT, HOCKADAY
Please who posted this. I can find it in a search engine but not on the board. I have the info you need, I'm sure you have some I need! Davids parents, Jefferson SCOTT and Caroline HOCKADAY (both of Halifax, NC) did not marry ... MONTGOMERY. I am needing someone to look for newspaper articles about
DATE: 01/28/2003 SUBMITTER: W.J. Kingston
SURNAMES: BELVILLE, SHEETS
I am looking for info about the parents of Wesley J. BELVILLE b: 1863 Ohio d: 1935 Gallia Co., Oh. marr: 7 Jan. 1888 to Rosetta SHEETS b: 8 Apr. 1870 Gallia Co. d: 24 Jul. 1945 Lecta, Lawrence Co., Oh.
DATE: 01/28/2003 SUBMITTER: Tony Clark
SURNAMES: FAULKNER, CLARK
I am trying to locate any information on my great grandmother, Margaret FAULKNER CLARK. She was born in about 1830 and married Anthony W. CLARK in 1849 in Lawrence County. I have no information on her or her family except for her name. If anyone has any information that can assist me, I would be very greatful.
DATE: 01/28/2003 SUBMITTER: Christine McClanahan
SURNAMES: HATFIELD
Any info on Calvary HATFIELD, bought property in Gallia Co.1840. Was married to Nancy MOSSBARGER, Died in 1843-44 in Gallia Co. Had one son Calvary M.HATFIELD b.1843. Trying to find out the older HATFIELD's father and mother.
DATE: 01/28/2003 SUBMITTER: Karen (Barlow) Coffey
SURNAMES: MEYERS, BURRIS
Looking for information concerning James Boyd MEYERS Born 1-1-1917 in Mudsock married Esther Ruth SMITH 20 Oct 1947 daughter Carol Ann MEYERS married Gary E. BURRIS. My mother, Crystal BARLOW, corresponded with Carol BURRIS in the 1970's. Looking to re-establish contact or contact with anyone with information about this family.
DATE: 01/28/2003 SUBMITTER: Ron Gleason
SURNAMES: GLEASON, GEE
Need information, Asa GLEASON, Born Abt.1760 in New York or Massachusetts. Asa GLEASON appears in the 1817 Gallia Co.Tax List, also the 1820 Gallia Co.Census. Other family Elijah"Tuttle"GLEASON Born Abt.1794, New York, David GLEASON, Born Abt.1796, New York, Samuel GLEASON, Born Abt.1802 New York, Lewis GLEASON, Born 1803, New York. Asa, David, Samuel, Lewis, Elijah GLEASON, appear in the 1830 Gallia Co.Census.
DATE: 01/28/2003 SUBMITTER: k gifford
SURNAMES: SIMS, RICHARDS, HEDGES, WICKLINE, TANNER, WILLIAMS, DAVIES
I am looking for the date of death for my great, great grandmother, Betheliza WICKLINE TANNER (b. 10-29-1843), wife of Nathan Saunders TANNER (b. 12-18-1842). Burial is at Old Pine Cemetery in Rio Grande. I would also like to find her parents, David WICKLINE and wife, Pheba or Phoeba, whose maiden name I do not know. I would also like to know the genealogy of another great, great grandmother, Cecilia WILLIAMS RICHARDS (b. 1825 in South Wales), wife of Thomas RICHARDS (b.1811 or 1812 in South Wales). I know nothing of Cecilia's parents. Am also looking for parents of my great grandfather, John Henry SIMS (b.5-1-1842) and the parents of his second wife, Mattie HEDGES (burial of both at Center Point Cemetery outside of Rio Grande. I believe John Henry's parents may be Thomas SIMMS and Barbara DAVIES.
DATE: 12/27/2002 SUBMITTER: Mike
SURNAMES: DONNALLY, COCHRAN
Need information on a William DONNALLY B:1820 and Rebecca COCHRAN B:1836. Anyone with info on their parents please contact me.
DATE: 12/17/2002 SUBMITTER: Linda
SURNAMES: GROVER, BLACKBURN, RUPE
I am looking for info. on my GGrandfather and GGrandmother Charles W GROVER. He married Clara M BLACKBURN in 1886 in Gallia, Oh and later married Electa RUPE 1891.
DATE: 12/11/2002 SUBMITTER: Kathy Taylor
SURNAMES: OILER
How/where do I write for a copy of a marriage license/application for: George W. OILER and Anna ERVIN married november 18, 1860 in Gallia Co., OH?
DATE: 12/06/2002 SUBMITTER: Patricia A. McCarty
SURNAMES: THOMPSON, HIVELY, RODGERS, DAVENPORT
Fletcher Alonzo THOMPSON was b. 29 Oct 1884 in Waterloo, Lawrence Co, OH and d. 12 Feb 1953 in rural Walnut Twp, Gallia Co. He is s/o George W. THOMPSON and Mary W. NULL. He m. Serena Pearl RODGERS 1 May 1909 in Lawrence Co. Serena was b. 24 Feb 1889 in either OH or W VA (can't find BC and DC doesn't say). She was d/o Norman RODGERS and Martha Caroline DAVENPORT. Fletcher and Serena divorced aft 1924 and Fletcher m. Dora HIVELY. I think Dora also d. in Gallia Co. but I have no info on her. Could someone help me. Fletcher is buried in Peniel Cemt., Souders Ridge, Gallia Co, OH. Probably Dora is buried there too.
DATE: 12/06/2002 SUBMITTER: Rachel
SURNAMES: HUGHES, THOMAS
Richard HUGHES, b. approx 1845 in Wales, married Mary THOMAS, b. approx 1845 in Madison, Jackson County, OH. Their children Joseph, John L., Jennie, Mabel, Hugh Robert, and Minnie were born in Thurman, Gallia County between 1879 and 1888. Richard and his mother-in-law, also named Mary THOMAS, died in Thurman. Interested in any related info.
DATE: 12/06/2002 SUBMITTER: Sally Cain-Mathews
SURNAMES: KOONS
Abraham KOONS and Philip KOONS had land in Raccoon Township. Wondering if anyone else is researching KOONS and trying to tie them into my KOONS.
DATE: 12/06/2002 SUBMITTER: Gene Chatfield
SURNAMES: MORROW
James MORROW was in Gallia Co. prior to 1810. Need any info in this regards.
DATE: 12/06/2002 SUBMITTER: Gene Chatfield
SURNAMES: SPRAGUE
Need info regarding Joseph SPRAGUE and descendants in Gallia Co. prior to 1850. Will gladly exchange information.
DATE: 12/06/2002 SUBMITTER: Anne Fitzpatrick
SURNAMES: MARTIN, CHAPMAN
I am looking information about Sac K. CHAPMAN who married Phister MARTIN. I believe Phister's father was Steamboat Captain William MARTIN. I also know very little about him.
DATE: 12/06/2002 SUBMITTER: Don Strong
SURNAMES: STRONG, EDMISTON, EWING, HAWK, DENNY, RUSSELL, CARTER, SCOTT, MCCULLOUGH, HILL
Mary CARTER, probable dau. of Pleasant STANLEY and Nancy ALLEN came to Gallia Co. about 1840. Mary's sister was married to John SCOTT. Children of Mary and Jane married HILL, RUSSELL, DENNY. The Family is in Morgan and Springfield Townships 1840 thru 1880. Daughter Frances CARTER md. Green HILL, son of Isaac HILL and ??? DENNY. Daughter Pauline CARTER md. John DENNY. Have made good progress sorting out these families, but help is needed. Have much info on Mathew EDMISTON and Mary LOTZ also.
DATE: 12/06/2002 SUBMITTER: Geraldine Baker
SURNAMES: BRADBURN, KEATLEY (KEATLY)
I have acquired information that my gggrandfather Mark BRADBURN m. Mary (Polly) KEATLEY (KEATLY) 17 April 1825, in Gallia county, Ohio. I would appreciate any info about how I can locate their marriage license. I would appreciate any information on either or both of these surnames. Barnabus BRADBURN ( a brother to Mark) m. Tabitha KEATLEY(KEATLY).
DATE: 12/06/2002 SUBMITTER: Glenn Davis
SURNAMES: HERRMAN, HUGGINS, DAVIS, MCILHENNY
Looking for any information, descendants of Joseph HUGGINS and Magdalena (Madeline) HERRMAN lived Cheshire area. Magdalena (Lena) HUGGINS married Frank MCILHENNY. William HUGGINS married Pearl (?) Any children? Joseph HUGGINS ( No information known). Joseph HUGGINS changed name to Joseph DAVIS.
DATE: 12/06/2002 SUBMITTER: Karen Jenkins
SURNAMES: JENKINS, EVANS
I am looking for any decendants doing geneology on the Thomas T. JENKINS and Leaha EVANS JENKINS family. I would like to connect with Pat JONES decendant of Danial T. JENKINS, son of Leaha and Thomas T. JENKINS.
DATE: 12/06/2002 SUBMITTER: Elizabeth Marshall
SURNAMES: WILSON, TRISLER
Seeking information on great great grandmother Elizabeth WILSON JOLLEY, born 1836 in Gallia Co., Ohio and died 1921 in Mason Co., WV. Also seeking information on great grandparents, Sarah L.WILSON and James TRISLER who lived in Gallia Co. in 1870's.
DATE: 12/06/2002 SUBMITTER: Deanna Stephens
SURNAMES: EAKINS, MORFORD
Searching for parents of James S EAKINS b ca 1776 Ireland and wife Polly b ca 1784 Ireland. James S died in Gallia Co, Oh in 1851, Polly died there in 1848. Were his parents William and Margaret EAKINS/EACHINS? I am descended from their son, James M EAKINS and wife, Catharine MORFORD.
DATE: 12/06/2002 SUBMITTER: Benny Little
SURNAMES: WHEATON
I am looking for information on the Wheaton family that lived in the Poplar Ridge area. My grandparents were Forest and Maude WHEATON. They farmed in Poplar Ridge and then later in life move to the Cheshire/Kyger area, just off Rt. 554.
DATE: 12/06/2002 SUBMITTER: Glenn
SURNAMES: GLENN, BLAGG, VIERS, STEEL, STEELE
GLENN, William Curry - March 1907 Obituary Look-up, please? William Curry GLENN (s/o Andrew Young GLENN andMargaret Ann VIERS) was born on 21 Jun 1831 in Huntington Twp, Gallia, Ohio USA . He died on 1 Mar 1907 in Huntington Twp, Gallia, Ohio USA . He was buried in Glenn Cemetery, Huntington Twp, Gallia, Ohio USA . William was counted in a census on 28 Jul 1860 in Huntington Twp, Gallia Co., Ohio USA. He served in the military Sixtieth Regiment Ohio Volunteer Infantry - Company K on 7 Aug 1862 in Ohio USA. He resided 1868 - 1870 in Mound City, Holt Co., Missouri, USA. He was counted in a census on 16 Jul 1870 in Clay Twp., Holt Co., Missouri, USA. He was counted in a census on 24 Jun 1880 in Morgan Twp, Gallia, Ohio USA. William married Elizabeth Ann BLAGG daughter of Isaac BLAGG and Mary "Polly" STEEL on 17 Dec 1849 in Huntington Twp, Gallia, Ohio USA . Elizabeth was born on 9 Sep 1829 in Huntington Twp, Gallia, Ohio USA . She died on 29 Mar 1905 in Huntington Twp, Gallia, Ohio USA . She was buried in Glenn Cemetery, Huntington Twp, Gallia, Ohio USA.
DATE: 12/06/2002 SUBMITTER: Lorie Wylie
SURNAMES: STOVER, DOUGHTY, SCARBOROUGH, SANDERS
Looking for info. on Jubel STOVER and Mary J. DOUGHTY. Jubel was born October 11, 1817 Lawrence Co. Ohio. They had a son, Jubal M. STOVER who married Charlotte L. SANDERS (SAUNDERS) on May 20 1893 in Gallia Co. Jubal was born Nov. 26 1864 in Gallia Co. Does anyone know who Jubel STOVER's father is? Could it be Elijiah STOVER?
DATE: 12/06/2002 SUBMITTER: Mary Johnson
SURNAMES: GEARHART, RIBLETT
Looking for relatives of Cyrus Russell GEARHART b. 1829 in Huntingdon Co, PA died there 1872. Sarah Mapes Riblett b. 1850 in Ohio is all I have. She died in Fairmont, NE died 1912.
DATE: 10/30/2002 SUBMITTER: Mary Flack
SURNAMES: SEWAR
I am trying to get obituary notices on the following two people. These entries came from the Social Security Death Index: Peter Sewar b 8/26/1908, died 2/1980; Opal Sewar b 3/1/1923, died 6/8/1999 Both have a last residence of Gallipolis, Gallia County, Ohio. Could someone tell me where to write for a copy of the obituary notices or find them for me. Willing to pay cost of copy and postage.
DATE: 10/30/2002 SUBMITTER: Nancy Williams
SURNAMES: BEEM
Does anyone have an index to the Huntington Twp. Cemeteries book I am trying to locate grave of Ida BEEM who died in Gallipolis 1/2/1943. Death ctf. says she was buried in Vinton, Ohio but does not give the name of the cemetery.
DATE: 10/23/2002 SUBMITTER: Marjory Petty Austen
SURNAMES: PETTY
Looking for PETTY and any allied lines who have married into the family. I am especially interested in the descendants of Hugh, the father and any of his sons: James, b. 1819; Samuel ca. 1821. I have two photos I would like to identify. Both taken in Portsmouth.
DATE: 10/23/2002 SUBMITTER: Sandra Riedel
SURNAMES: GUTHRIE
Looking for any information on blacks that came from Halifax Va to Gallia Co and Meigs Co. There was said to have been a story about the families that came from Virginia. One family was of two brothers. William and Nancy Stewert GUTHRIE they came to Gallia Co. Lafayette and Percillia Stewert GUTHRIE went to Meigs Co. Need any information.
DATE: 10/23/2002 SUBMITTER: Sandra Riedel
SURNAMES: SMITH, WILSON
Looking for Joseph H SMITH (white male). He was born 1829 died 1882 in Gallia Co. Looking for his parents, think his mothers name is Elizabeth. Joseph married Mary A WILSON (black female). Had twelve children. Granville, Alexander, Madaline, John, Barbara, Henry, Jophanis, Mary, Hattie, Christopher, and Charles. They say Joseph came from W Va or Va. Need any information.
DATE: 10/23/2002 SUBMITTER: Sandra Riedel
SURNAMES: NEAL, UNDERWOOD
Looking for Glenna NEAL that was looking for A. C. UNDERWOOD of Gallia Co. A. C. was son of Augustus UNDERWOOD that died in Florida. I need information on his father and have some information for you.
DATE: 10/23/2002 SUBMITTER: Gerald McLaughlin
SURNAMES: SHAW
I am searching for any Church records for August 3, 1818. I am looking for the birth of Lucinda SHAW. Also any will that might have been filed by a Benjamin and Sally SHAW who died approximately 1860-1870 would be helpful if is exists.
DATE: 10/23/2002 SUBMITTER: Michael Wilson
SURNAMES: WILSON
I am looking for anyone who might have known George WILSON and Eva STEPHENSON; they owned a store in Vinton between approximately 1940 through 1960.
DATE: 10/23/2002 SUBMITTER: Linda Alvey Dawson
SURNAMES: DAWSON, COMPTON
Martin DAWSON, b.abt 1806, wife Emily COMPTON, b. abt 1810, both born in Gallia Co, Ohio.
DATE: 10/23/2002 SUBMITTER: Linda Saunders
SURNAMES: ELLIOT, ELLIOTT, SANDERS
Looking for family of Louisa FRANCIS (maybe Elizabeth) ELLIOT, born in 1870. married to Clarence Grant SANDERS On jan. 3,1889. from Gallia or Lawrence County.
DATE: 10/23/2002 SUBMITTER: Robert Lambert
SURNAMES: LAMBERT, WOLFE, JOHNSON, THOMPSON, DOSS, GARDNER, GASKINS, HALLEY
I wonder if anyone has a Gallia Co. obit for Samual LAMBERT or death record. He passed away 28 sep 1866 per his son Wayman's Civil war pension file. It may be in Mason Co. But the family seemed to be in Gallia Co. In most of our Documentation. Samual and Nancy's Daughter Barbara THOMPSON lived on Hannah Trace Rd. I have a lot of info on these families, So if anyone else is reasearching these families drop me a line.
DATE: 10/23/2002 SUBMITTER: Gary Jones
SURNAMES: GASKIN, MCDANIEL, TOBIN
I am looking for Nancy Tobin GASKIN, born 1839, died November 1888. She had a daughter Anna Cecelia TOBIN MCDANIEL born Jan 26, 1861 in Gallipolis, Gallia co. Ohio. The father is suppose to be Jerry MCDANIEL. Nancy married Isaac TOBIN after Annie was born. I got the name Jerry MCDANIEL from Anna's marriage license.
DATE: 10/23/2002 SUBMITTER: Sarah Steel
SURNAMES: VOWEL, LOWE
Believed William LOWE mother Mary J. LOWE second married was to VOWEL.
DATE: 10/23/2002 SUBMITTER: Judy Price
SURNAMES: PRICE
PRICE, David "Dutch" b/1858 Scioto Co., d/unknown. Parents: Charles and Rachael PRICE of Scioto Co. Wife and children: unknown. Father's obiturary lists David as living in Thurman, Ohio, in 1914.
DATE: 10/23/2002 SUBMITTER: Kari Northup
SURNAMES: SHAW, NORTHUP
I have a Jane NORTHUP whose family was from Gallia Co., OH. Jane married a Mr. SHAW about 1842. They had a daughter, Martha, born 1843 in IL. I don't find their marriage in the online Illinois marriage database, and am wondering if they met and married in Gallia Co., OH. In June of 1845 Jane SHAW remarried Isaac HARRINGTON in IL - assume Mr. SHAW died about then, although they may have divorced. Has anyone come across a SHAW who married Jane NORTHUP?

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