Harrison County, OH, Posted Queries for

Harrison County, OH

Posted Queries for December 1996 thru January 1997






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HARRISON, HILBERT, HOLMES, OGDEN posted by Melanie Cox on Sunday, December 1, 1996

Seeking information on John HARRISON born 1827 in Harrison Co OH. Believe his parents were William Henry HARRISON and Susanna HILBERT. John married Rueann OGDEN in 1849 Harrison Co OH. John and Rueann's children were: Frances M; Albert O; Mary Alice; Martha Ellen; John Milton and William Henry. John later married Sarah HOLMES in 1863 also in Harrison Co. John and Sarah's children were: Lena Jane and Stella Belle. Would like to know who Rueann OGDEN's parents were and more information on HARRISONs and HILBERTS.

ROBEY, ROBY posted by Donald Roby on Sunday, December 1, 1996

I am researching the ROBY/ROBEY family in Carroll Co. Any information would be helpful. My third Great Grandfather, Richard T. Mankin ROBEY, moved from Maryland to One Leg Township in 1820 (then Tuscarawas Co.). There were several other ROBY/ROBEY families that came to this area from 1814-1830 and I could use some help sorting out the different families. Any information would be appreciated.

BLAIR, BURKHEAD posted by Robert Appledorn on Wednesday, January 1, 1997

Searching for information on Mahalaleel Forrester BURKHEAD born 1806 Fairfield, Baltimore Co. MD, died 21 Sep 1875 rural Decatur, Adams Co, IN. Mahalaleel married 19 Aug 1824 rural Cadiz, Harrison Co. OH Sarah Jane BLAIR born 1802 VA and died 02 Mar 1881 rural Decatur, Adams Co IN. The BURKHEAD family resided in Harrison Co before leaving for IN in 1848.

CASTEEL, CAVE, CLARK, LYON, RICHARDS posted by Charlene Baroch on Wednesday, January 1, 1997

Seeking information on: CAVE(S), Charles born 1804 England, died before 1880 Harrison Co. Married 1833 in Harrison Co.Mary Ann CASTEEL born 1815 England, died 1892 Harrison Co. Children: Edward m Mary Ann CLARK, Joseph m Mary LYON, Robert Pittis m Bothia RICHARDS, James, William, John, Charlotte and Caroline.

COPELAND posted by Jack T. Hess on Wednesday, January 1, 1997

My GreatGrandmother was Emma Alice COPELAND born 1862 Harrison Co. Her father was James COPELAND born 4 Sep 1823, buried in Greenwood Cemetary in Hopedale. His father was Thomas COPELAND born 1795 in Westmoreland Co. PA. If you have any information on this line, please contact me.

DULING, HAYES posted by Dean Duling on Wednesday, January 1, 1997

Collin C. DULING owned land in the county in the 1830s. Seeking information about him or his wife Fannie HAYES and any of their children.

DOBIN, EDWARDS, FISHER, HANES, HAYNES, LANING, REEVES, SMITH, WILEY posted by Judie Robichaud on Wednesday, January 1, 1997

Azariah EDWARDS b VA 1769 moved to Jefferson Co abt 1803. His wife was either Hannah or Phebe. They had 12 children: Phebe m Richard DOBIN; Nancy m Abraham LANING; Mary; William m Mary WILEY; Elizabeth m John SMITH; Hannah m Joseph SMITH; Joseph; Susannah m George FISHER (this is my line); David; Rebecca; Maria m Daniel HANES/HAYNES; Azariah Jr. Around 1840 Azariah and second wife Henrietta (REEVES) moved to Cadiz, Harrison Co. OH where he remained until his death in 1859. He is buried in the old Cadiz Cemetery.

FISHER posted by Bruce Dale on Wednesday, January 1, 1997

My family tree shows Henry FISHER born in Harrison County.

CULP, GARDNER, ROSE posted by Steven C. Gardner on Wednesday, January 1, 1997

Looking for information on Isaac GARDNER, Sr. He was born and married (twice) in Maryland and moved to Tuscarawas Co. OH about 1840. 1st wife unknown (5 children). 2nd wife Mary CULP (5 children). Extremely interested in one sone from 1st marriage, Isaace GARDNER, Jr. (1790-1853) who married Nancy ROSE in 1818 in Harrison Co. OH.

GRISSINGER, MCARON, MILLARD posted by Audrey Risser on Wednesday, January 1, 1997

Searching for any information on: John W. GRISSINGER died 28 Sep 1888 New Rumley married to Catharine McARON died 11 Feb 1887 New Rumley. Also Jacob W. GRISSINGER died 5 Oct 1889 Freeport married to Abigail MILLARD (when and where did she die?). Will gladly exchange information. Any help appreciated.

GUNNING, MCGILL posted by Kathy Gunning on Wednesday, January 1, 1997

Seeking family and origin of Alexander GUNNING (1799-1859) who resided in Franklin Township, Harrison Co. in 1850. He was from PA and married Nancy McGILL 1825 Tuscarawas Co. Some of Alexander and Nancy's children: Jane, John, Martha, Robert Wilson. Probably member of Seceder community. Can anyone help? Thank you.

HARRISON, POTTER posted by Craig Harrison on Wednesday, January 1, 1997

I am looking for information on Alfred H. HARRISON born 9 Jan 1878 in Hopedale, OH. I would also like to find information on his father, William Henry HARRISON. The only reference I have to his mother's name is Sarah Potter HARRISON.

BUCHANAN, GIBSON, HINES, HOLLETT, KENNEDY posted by Steve Kennedy on Wednesday, January 1, 1997

Seeking information on any of these surnames in Tuscarawas/Harrison counties. I descend from all of them.

ARMITAGE, BROOKE, COE, HALL, LAMB, LEONARD, WHITE posted by Roy Lamb on Wednesday, January 1, 1997

Seeing any information on LAMB and related families in Ohio. Sylvanus LAMB born abt 29 Nov 1773 in Douglas, Worchester Co. MA. Father was Samuel LAMB and mother was Orpha (LEONARD) HALL of Promfret. CN. 1790 U.S. Census has Sylvanus residing in Oxford MA. In the 1820-30 and 1840 census Sylvanus resided in Short Creek Township, Harrison Co. OH where in 1819 he married Isabella WHITE daughter of Samuel WHITE. Children of Sylvanus and Isabella LAMB were: Sylvanus LAMB Jr. born 10 Sep 1830 (married Rachel Ann White Oct 1854); Lindley LAMB; Belle LAMB; Katherine LAMB; and Lemuel B. LAMB born 27 Jan 1833 who married Catherine BROOKE in 1854. Sylvanus LAMB moved to Athens Co. OH in 1843 where he married Nancy (ARMITAGE) COE 16 Jul 1845. Sylvanus LAMB died 1848 in Athens Co. OH. Have other LAMB information to share dating back to 1630.

BLAKELY, HARRISON, LAPORT, LAPORTE, LAYPORT, POPE posted by Nancy Mitchell on Wednesday, January 1, 1997

Looking for LAPORTE who lived in Harrison Co by at least 1804/1805 when Abraham LAPORTE married Margaret BLAKELY. Their children included: John L., Samuel B., Eleanor, Isaac, Charles D., Barbara, Abraham, Susan, Basic, Epharim and William. Interested in all, but especially the children of John L. LAPORTE who married Verlinda HARRISON. Their daughter Eliza married Anthony POPE.

BURGETT, HOFFMAN, LIGGETT, STACKHOUSE posted by Harry Liggett on Wednesday, January 1, 1997

Seek information on Mahala LIGGETT, born about 1844, daughter of Samuel LIGGETT and Jane STACKHOUSE of Harrison Co. OH. Mahala was married to a BURGETT and lived in Steubenville. She had daughters: Jennie HOFFMAN, Dorothy and Lizzie.

FULTON, LOGAN posted by Jon Baker on Wednesday, January 1, 1997

I am researching the family of my 3gr-grandfather Samuel LOGAN who came to Washington Twp, Harrison Co. in 1842 from Allegheny Co, PA. He married Elizabeth FULTON 12 Sep 1826 in Butler Co. PA. They had seven children: Alexander, Martha, Lucinda, William D. (my 2gr-grandfather), Harvey, Bennington and Sarah E. I am seeking others researching this same family.

BECKWITH, MOORE, NICCOLLS, RICHEY posted by Ron Quayle on Wednesday, January 1, 1997

Searching for information on Elizabeth Ann MOORE aka Elizabeth RICHEY BECKWITH born 12 Jul 1845 in Cadiz. Her birth showed a relative Charles Craig NICCOLLS. Elizabeth's parents were Catherine RICHEY and ? MOORE. Catherine was 15 when Elizabeth was born and Catherine and Mr. MOORE were never married. Any information would be greatly appreciated.

CARLON, CRAWFORD, MOZENA, SAVAGE posted by Don Carlon on Wednesday, January 1, 1997

I have over ten years of research that I am willing to share. My family is WILLIAMS, BENEDICT, CRAWFORD and CARLON all from Jefferson and Harrison counties OH.

LOWRY, MANSFIELD, POPE, WALKER posted by Donna Rae Edon on Wednesday, January 1, 1997

My Greatgrandfather Albin Walker POPE was born 1 Sep 1857 in Cadiz, Harrison Co. OH. His parents were Anthony POPE and ??? WALKER?. When he was very young Albin went to live with his aunt and uncle Mr. and Mrs. R. F. WALKER. His mother married Nate MANSFIELD, They lived in Hand Co. Dakota Territory (now SD) in 1888. Albin and his aunt and uncle moved to IN, then on to Oakland IA about 1866. Albin married Addie R. LOWRY 30 Apr 1888 in Florence NE. Searching for information on Anthony POPE and wife ??? WALKER and also R.W. WALKER and Nate MANSFIELD.

BOALS, BOLOMEY, CAVE, DEWALT, DUNLAP, HALL, LOCK, RICHARDS, ROSENBARGER, THOMPSON posted by Charlene Baroch on Wednesday, January 1, 1997

Seeking information on: RICHARDS, Henry born 1803 PA, died c1880. Married 1826 Harrison Co. Christina 'Tena' DEWALT. Children: Mary Elizabeth m John Garrett HALL; George m Elizabeth LOCK; John m Elizabeth ROSENBARGER; Rebecca; Andrew Jackson m Louise ROSENBARGER; William m Rachel HALL; Mariah Frances m Henry DUNLAP; Martin Van Buren m Emmagette BOLOMEY; Bothia m Robert P. CAVE(S); Sarah Jane m Daniel BOALS; Margaret; Nancy Jane m Thomas Reed THOMPSON.

ROSE posted by Bruce Dale on Wednesday, January 1, 1997

My wife descends from the ROSE family of Harrison Co.

TEDROW posted by Michael L. Tedrow on Wednesday, January 1, 1997

I am searching for information on the TEDROW family line. Also seeking information source for those buried in the TEDROW Cemetery in Harrison Co. OH.

CHANEY, JOHNSON, REA, RUBY, THOMPSON posted by Jerry Thayer on Wednesday, January 1, 1997

John M. THOMPSON was born c1812 in PA, probably son of Andrew and Sarah THOMPSON who were in Harrison Co. before 1815. He married Elizabeth RUBY, the daughter of Lewis RUBY and Sarah JOHNSON in 1842. John M. married second Rachel (CHANEY) REA, the widow of Samuel REA in 1865. John M. lived in various townships in souther Harrison Co. Wish to exhcange information on any of these families with other researchers.

ANDERSON, FAHAY, HICKS, SHEPPER, SHEPPHERD, TRUSHEL, TRUSHELL posted by Tina Hicks on Wednesday, January 1, 1997

Looking for information on John TRUSHELL who was probably born in Harrison Co c1834-37; parents are probably Peter TRUSHELL and Sarah Jane SHEPPER/SHEPPHERD who also had connections to land and family in Carroll Co. OH. On 02 Oct 1862 in Harrison Co. John TRUSHEL married Nancy Rose ANDERSON (born Brook Co. WV) and had at least 4 children: Peter born c1863; Ila V. (or Ellen) born c1864; Elizabeth Jane (Lizzie) born 26 Jul 1866 (married John HICKS in Steubenville in 1885; and Jonathan born 04 Aug 1868. It is believed that young Peter died as a young man and Jonathan died as a baby in c1868-69. John TRUSHELL died in c1869 by drowning in/near Scio, Harrison Co. but cannot find any information on his death in Harrison or neighboring counties to date. His wife Nancy remarried a man named Thomas FAHAY in 1870 and moved to Steubenville where she had at least 6 more children. Especially interested in the birth, death and parents of John TRUSHELL. Thanks.

VANGUNDY posted by Seymour Van Gundy on Wednesday, January 1, 1997

I am interested in information on the VAN GUNDYs that moved from PA to Harrison Co. Ohio. Is anyone doing research on this surname?

YEISLER, YEISLEY, YISELY posted by Carl W. Yeisley on Wednesday, January 1, 1997

Searching for information on Henry YISELY listed in 1820 census for Green Twp, Harrison Co and then in 1830 and 1840 in German Twp. Nothing else is known so any information would be welcome.


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