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Harrison County, OH, Posted Queries for

Harrison County, OH

Posted Queries for September 1997

DONALDSON, MCFARLAND, NEAL posted by Laura Derwacter on Monday, September 1, 1997

Looking for burial site of Franklin DONALDSON- who was life long resident of Jewett, Ohio. He died Dec 25, 1944. We know he was buried in Candor or Burgettstown Pa. He raised 2 grandsons, Robert & Joe in Jewett. Frank's son was Doyle who was deceased along with his wife, Waydna. He was taken to Porter Funeral Home, which is now Talford. His 2 nd wife was Clara NEAL. His parents were Thomas & Margaret (MCFARLAND) DONALDSON. Any information you can offer will be greatly appreciated.

CHINETH, SPECKLEMEIR, SPECKLEMORE, WARNER posted by Darrell Warner on Thursday, September 11, 1997

I am looking for information on my ggggrandparents who resided in Harrison Co.,Ohio in the mid 1800's. His name was John WARNER and married Margaret Jane CHINETH. My gggrandfather left Ohio with two of his brothers for Kansas. My gggrandfathers name was William Alexander WARNER b. July 11, 1849 in Harrison Co. Ohio. His two brothers became discouraged and returned to Ohio along with many others. William married Martha C. SPECKLEMORE (or SPECKLEMEIR) in 1876. Any help locating info would be appreciated greatly.

DURBIN, ICENHOOD, PATTERSON, THOMPSON posted by L. Edward Durbin on Saturday, September 13, 1997

I am seeking information concerning my great-grandfather Emmanuel ICENHOOD. He was born in Bucks County, PA in 1830 and died in Cadiz on July 31, 1903. He was a Union Soldier during the Civil War. His body is buried in the Cadiz, OH Union Cemetery. He was married to Emma Jane PATTERSON who was born in 1859 and died at her home on Deersville Ave., Cadiz on May 9, 1932. They were the parents of my maternal grandmother, Effie Mathilda (ICENHOOD) THOMPSON. Effie Mathilda married my grandfather, Charles Wesley THOMPSON. My mother's name was Emma Virginia (THOMPSON) DURBIN. She was married to my father, Raymond Francis DURBIN. Any information about the ICENHOOD, PATTERSON, THOMPSON and DURBIN names would be very helpful to me in my research. All of these families lived most of their lives in Cadiz and Harrison County.

DURBIN posted by L. Edward Durbin on Saturday, September 13, 1997

I am seeking information concerning the first name of my g-g-g-grandfather DURBIN. It is possible that his name was either Nicholas or Lawrence. There is some thought that once lived in Shortcreek Twp. in Harrison County. My g-g-grandfather was Thomas L. C. DURBIN who lived in Mt. Pleasant, OH (Jefferson County). My great grandfather was his son, John Presley DURBIN, born in Mt. Pleasant. My grandfather was John Francis DURBIN and my father was Raymond Francis DURBIN. The "missing link" in my family line is the name of the father of Thomas L. C. Durbin. Any information will be appreciated.

DERRY posted by Verna Trayer on Sunday, September 14, 1997

Looking for information of DERRYs. Andrew DERRY was on 1820, 1830, 1840 census' in Freeport, Harrison co., OH. His son Solomon DERRY was in Freeport twp on 1840 census. Andrew died 1 May 1843 and Solomon moved to Fulton co., IL between then & 1850. Did any of Andrew's children stay in Harrison co.?

CRABTREE, WILSON posted by Shirley Green on Sunday, September 14, 1997

Looking for information on Benjamin WILSON and Catharine CRABTREE, married 4/12/1832 in Harrison County.

posted by Carlene Johnson on Wednesday, September 17, 1997

HAVENER, James b. 1801 VA, d.c.1881 OH; married Rachel COX 12 Aug. 1824 in Harrison Co. OH. Looking for parents of both. Suspect father of James is Dominick Havener and father of Rachel is Zebediah Cox Jr. James & Rachel in Perry Co. in 1830. Also a Dominick Havener. Any help would be much appreciated.

HOOVER posted by Charlotte on Monday, September 22, 1997

I'm seeking the HOOVER family living in Harrison co. Ohio. Jacob and Elizabeth Hoover had three small childrern by 1846. Then both Jacob and Elizabeth died before 1847. These children went to live with Nancy Hoover. The children and Nancy Hoover are on the 1850 census in Jackson co. Ohio. Can you help me with the death dates of Jacob and Elizabeth Hoover? Can you tell me where I can go for information on what happen to the couple. The children I have only one name Adam Hoover born in 1844 Harrison co. Ohio.

HARRIS, SLOAN, SLONE, STORY posted by William L. Sloan on Monday, September 22, 1997

Will the person who answered my Query in reference to the James W. HARRIS who married (Peggy) Margaret SLONE/SLOAN, daughter of George and Mary (STORY)SLOAN, please resend me the information you e-mailed me. I was reading the first paragraph of your e-mail, and my computer crashed. Lost everything I had on the computer. Also send your mailing address.


Harrison County WARDENS! Ireland to PA to OH to elsewhere. Mid 1700's fwd. Benjamin WARDEN and family in Harrison Co. area as early as 1806. If you have any WARDEN connections in your family from these areas, please make contact!! Help us straighten out this family name. Associated surnames; SCOTT, CUNNINGHAM, RAMSEY, RAMAGE, MCCONNELL, KERR, SAMPSON, WILSON, BURWELL, and SHAY. Please help us if you can. Thank you for any help and for allowing us to post this query.

ATHINSON, MCCONKEY posted by Sharon Christoff on Thursday, September 25, 1997

Looking for info, ancestors, desc. , and siblings of William MCCONKEY b. 1818, ? and w. Mary ATHINSON b. ?, ? . residing in Cadiz , Harrison ,Co., Ohio area, with family in Ross and Pike Co., Ohio Thank you for your time and help.

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