Posted Queries for December 1996 thru January 1997

GOSNELL posted by Larry Gosnell on Friday, December 6, 1996

I'm trying to find information on a GOSNELL family that lived in Jefferson County.Nicholas GOSNELL died in 1830 and is buried in the Trent(orCenter) cemetery,Wells Township,Jefferson County,OH.I need to know how old he was at the time of his death and anymore info that I can get on him and his family.I would appreciate any help.

APPLEBAY, DEVOL, DONALSON, JUSTICE, MILLER posted by Dan Applebay on Friday, December 6, 1996

I am Searching for information on Alexander APPLEBAY (born 6 March 1832 - died 6 March 1906 in Lowell, Washington CO. Ohio)and his family. >From his first wife - Susan MILLER, he had 3 boys & 3 girls(one girl died at age 1). Mary Virgina APPLEBAY married Henry JUSTICE on May 3 1884. Sarah APPLEBAY married Thomas DONALSON on August 17 1880. and George APPLEBAY married Hattie Muggrage on January 3, 1889. My Grandfather was Hardin D. APPLEBAY whose first wife was Jesse DEVOL. My Great Grandfather (Alexander Applebay) and his first wife (Susan Miller) were married in Jefferson County on 2 March 1854 (Page 168 on Jefferson CO. marriages and pate 150, #51 of marriage license). He was a gunsmith in Steubenville (from @ 1873 - 1875) with a man named Keesey. What I would be very interested in is any additional information on Susan Millers' side of the family. Seems her stepfather, George Busey, consented to her getting married.

CUSTER posted by John Custer on Friday, December 6, 1996

I am searching for information pertaining to Thomas CUSTER from Jefferson County Ohio. Thomas' Civil War enlistment list Jefferson Co. OH as his place of birth. He fought in the Illinois 62nd Infantry and for a short time with Vaughan's Independent Artillery. I have no information about his birth or death. He married Amy Pinkstaff from Lawrenceville IL and moved to Arkansas. I have copies of pages of the 1840 Jefferson Co. Census report which list several Custer's, but no connection to any of the listed families.

RIGGS posted by William Riggs on Friday, December 6, 1996

Jesse RIGGS married Clarinda Nixon in Tuscarawas County on 30 December 1827. Jesse Riggs was born somewhere around 1805 and died in Boliver, Ohio in 1846. Who were the parents of Jesse Riggs; what were their origins; when did they arrive in Ohio?

DUNN, HENTHORN, JOHNSON, MIRACLE posted by William F. Dunn on Friday, December 6, 1996

Looking for information on my Grandmothers family - Helen JOHNSON from Toronto, Ohio. Here is what I know: FIRST GENERATION 1. William F. DUNN was born on Sept 8, 1939 in Akron, OH SECOND GENERATION 1. Frank E. DUNN THIRD GENERATION 1. Frank J. DUNN 2. Helen JOHNSON Born in Toronto, OH (approx) 1896 D 1976 a. brothers i. Thomas JOHNSON ii. Chester JOHNSON iii. Fred JOHNSON b. sisters i. Hattie JOHNSON ii. Hestor JOHNSON iii, Hazel JOHNSON FOURTH GENERATION 1. Edward JOHNSON 2. Margret HENTHORN FIFTH GENERATION 1.) ? HENTHORN (FULL BLOODED INDIAN) 2) Mary MIRACLE Thank you for any information you may be able to provide.

DAVIS, FRAZIER posted by Richard Squires on Sunday, December 15, 1996

Trying to find out if John FRAZIER who m. Jefferson County 24 Sept. 1819 Cassiah DAVIS is the son of John FRAZIER and Margaret Squires of Washington County Ohio.

ELLIOT, KERR posted by Tom Foreman on Wednesday, January 1, 1997

Robert Kerr: Looking for information on Robert KERR who was born 1807 in Jefferson Co and married Elizabeth ELLIOT 11-10-1831 in Jefferson Co as well. He had a son James Benjamin Kerr born 10-3-1833. James married Imilda Jane Gamble 1859 in Hancock Co WV.

BERRY, BLACKBURN, CARL posted by Lesa Haswell on Wednesday, January 1, 1997

Seeking information on Resin(Rezin)BERRY (1853-1932, buried in East Canton. His wife was Elisabeth CARL (1860-1943). He is listed in the 1880 Jefferson County Census Index in Salem Township. His mother's maiden name was supposedly BLACKBURN. Any info on parents greatly appreciated.

DREW, HUSTON, RUSSELL posted by Maggie Covey on Wednesday, January 1, 1997

HUSTON, John b. 1799 Ireland m. Elizabeth (Isabella?) DREW b. 1805 Ireland d. 1834 Brush Creek Twp Children: Oliver HUSTON b. 1831 Jane HUSTON James HUSTON b. 04 October1833 Brush Crek Twp m. 18 October 1853 Elizabeth RUSSELL Jefferson Co OH d. 05 October 1917 Yankee Hill, Lancaster Co. NE Any info appreciated.

HUSTON, RUSSELL posted by Maggie Covey on Wednesday, January 1, 1997

RUSSELL, Arthur b. 1802-03 OH (probably Brush Creek Twp, Jefferson Co.) m. 7 August 1829 Sarah RUSSELL b. 1814-15 OH d. 1865 buried in Chestnut Grove Cemetery, Brush Creek Twp, Jeff Co Children: Elizabeth RUSSELL b. 6 December 1831 Jefferson Co. OH m. 18 October 1853 James HUSTON Jefferson Co. OH d. 5 May 1918 Lancaster Co. NE Mathew RUSSELL b. 1834-35 Harrison RUSSELL b. 1839-40 James RUSSELL b. 1842-43 Nancy RUSSELL b. 1847-48 Wesley RUSSELL b. 1849-50 Robert RUSSELL b. 1852-53 Jane RUSSELL b. 1853-54 Mary RUSSELL b. 1856-57 Nesbitt RUSSELL b. 1858-59 Any info appreciated.

HAYNE, NAYLOR posted by Susan Thompson on Wednesday, January 1, 1997

I am looking for the HAYNE and NAYLOR families in Jefferson Co. OH. Abraham HAYNE m. Elizabeth NAYLOR in 1852, they had three children, moved to Johnson Co. IA. Abraham had apparently died by 1856 and I can not find any information on him except for the record of the marriage. HELP! I have found two NAYLOR families with daughters named Elizabeth born one year apart, so I'm not sure which route to take.

DUVALL, HIPSLEY, MAXWELL, SIMPSON posted by Barbara Rentenbach on Wednesday, January 1, 1997

I have info on these names: MAXWELL, DUVALL, SIMPSON , HIPSLEY in Jefferson Co.Looking for Howard Hill m Wilhemila Maxwell,Florence Maxwell m William Kells.

ELLIS, HAGUE, HOBSON, LUPTON, RUSSELL, STEWART, WHITACRE posted by Bob Hobson on Wednesday, January 1, 1997

I am looking for information on my HAGUE relatives. Specifically Joseph S. HAGUE and his wife Elizabeth A. RUSSELL parents of John Lupton HAGUE dob 17 April 1840; dod 17 May 1889. JOHN LUPTON HAGUE married Mary S. STEWART on 20 Feb 1869. They were the parents of Anna Stewart Hague HOBSON dob 9 Feb 1869 in Richmond, Ohio. She married Jame Lincoln HOBSON on 6 Jan 1887. I would also like to find information about Jonah HAGUE Jr and Sr. Jonah Hague, JR. married Mary E. ELLIS 18 Sept 1834 They were the parents of Sarah Caroline HAGUE dob 15 Feb 1841 in Muskingum Co., OH. She died 11 Sept 1915 in Kingston, Missouri. Jonah HAGUE, SR. died in 1848. He was married to Martha WHITACRE in 1795. Any information would be greatly appreciated.

MCGREW, STARN, STEARN posted by Cynthia McGrew on Wednesday, January 1, 1997

Looking for information re: Anthony MCGREW b. 1822, m. May 09, 1844 to Margaret STEARN / STARN in Jefferson County. Anthony may have also gone by the name Allen McGrew Father may have been W. McGrew Mother or Step-mother may have been Mary Brother may have been Alexander.

CHURCH, MOOR, MOORE posted by Steven Hiatt on Wednesday, January 1, 1997

Looking for record of the marriage of William MOORE (or MOOR) and Susan CHURCH, which is supposed to have occurred in Jefferson County, Ohio c. 1810-11. The family was living near Cambridge, Guernsey County, Ohio, by 1812, when William volunteered for service in Capt. Absolem Martin's Company in the War of 1812. Moore was born in Penn., 23 Oct. 1777; I have no other info on Susan Church.

BANCANSKY posted by John Dziak on Wednesday, January 1, 1997

Sometime in 1902 or 1903, Jan BANCANSKY- an immigant from Austria Hungary and father with a family in Pittston, Pa., worked at a Steel Mill in Mingo Junction, Ohio. Local history has it that he was killed "by falling into a vat of molten steel" Where can I find a death certificate and/or account of this occurence?

CRAWFORD, REED posted by Nancy Crawford Virgin on Wednesday, January 1, 1997

I am researching the names CRAWFORD and REED. My great-great-great grandfather was James Crawford ,born in Donegal Ireland. He came to America and settled in Penn. The family then came to Jefferson around 1808.He married Nancy Reed, possibly in Jefferson Co, and remained there until around 1820. His son ,James CRAWFORD went on to Burlington,Ohio (near Ironton Ohio) and raised a family there. I know that James had brothers by the names of John, Hugh and Samuel that came with him. If anyone is working on these lines and would like to exchange information , I would be very glad to hear from you.

BEHARA, SICH, SZUCH posted by George Sich III on Wednesday, January 1, 1997

Thank you for your help. Looking for information about my great-grandfather, George SICH. Moved to Mingo Junction at age 16 from Europe (1890-1905?). Went to school in Mingo, but quit. He and his wife, Barbara BEHARA (also from Europe) had three children while in Mingo (Marta (1912), George (1913), and Emilee). Their son, George, was my grandfather. ***My great-grandfather, George SICH, changed our last name to SICH while in Mingo Junction. I can't find the spelling of our old last name. Relatives think it was something like SZUCH - (Czechoslovakia). I need to find the record of the change in last name - otherwise I'm stuck on my family tree. ***I found out that other Behara's from my great-grandmother's family died in Mingo; however, I know nothing about her family. Any Behara's that you find will be appreciated.

CUSICK, MCCURTY, PATTERSON, REES, WHITEMAN posted by Fran Whiteman on Monday, January 20, 1997

WHITEMAN / REES..His only know son William Arnold Whiteman born JUN 1833 in Norristown Pa. gave his father's birth location as Ohio. Mr REES WHITEMAN lived in Montgomery Co PA 1855,he died as results of stagecoach accident April 1855. Wm.Arnold Whiteman served in Company H from WVA during Civil WAR. Other family names are CUSICK,MCCURTY,PATTERSON from Jefferson Co. Ohio.

BROWN, MAPLE posted by Robert E. Fuller on Monday, January 20, 1997

Looking to locate parents of Henry A. BROWN, born PA, married 16 Dec 1821, Jane MAPLE, Jefferson Co., OH. They were in 1850 Census in Jefferson County. Henry died Jan 1854 and is buried in Worthing Cemetery, Wheeling TWP, Guernsey County, OH. Any help in identifying Henry Brown's or Jane Maples parents welcome.

MAKAHAN posted by Steve Lunsford on Monday, January 20, 1997

I am looking for info on the MAKAHAN family. I think they came to Jefferson Co. from PA. The time period is around 1830.

posted by Charles Bitterli on Monday, January 20, 1997

Does anyone know where Riverview Cemetary is? My grandfather is suppose to be buried there and I would assume it is near East Liverpool.

ALLEN, FERRELL, HUSTON, VIERS posted by Suzanne Weiser on Monday, January 20, 1997

Looking for Elizabeth ALLEN VIERS m. to James M Viers in July,18 1837 Summit Cty, also for Margretta FERRELL Viers m Elisha W. Viers probably in Jefferson Cty.(Steubenville,OH)(1790's?)Also Elizabeth HUSTON VIERS m. to Dorsey W. Viers (Sept. 1814). Actually any of the VIERS spouses. Have detailed info on Dorsey VIERS is anyone interested. Know about the men, need info on women.

BROOKS, KIRKPATRICK posted by Bud Gillespie on Saturday, January 25, 1997

Looking for any information about, David Stantion BROOKS, b 24 March 1863, MT. Pleasant, Ohio d 15 May 1949, New York City, NY m 26 March 1885, MT. Pleasant, Ohio Wife Ida KIRKPATRICK, b 24 Jan 1865, Richmond, Ohio d 29 Nov 1929, Martins Ferry, Ohio Both buried in Highland Cemetery, MT. Pleasant, Ohio He was a farmer and was also mayor and town statistician for a number of years around the turn of the century. Any information on their parents etc would be appreciated.

BAKER, FINDLEY, FINLEY, STEEN posted by Harold Baker on Saturday, January 25, 1997

Jacob BAKER m. 23 June 1798 in Jefferson Co., Ohio to Mary STEEN. Jacob was born in Va(WVa) and d. in Monroe Co., Ohio in 1861. Does anyone have information on them? Also, Joseph BAKER m. 19 October 1797 in Jefferson Co., Ohio to Mary FINDLEY / FINLEY - any information on them?? Thanks for your time and assistance - both Jacob BAKER and Joseph BAKER were sons of Capt. John BAKER

EDWARDS, FISHER posted by Judie Robichaud on Saturday, January 25, 1997

Azariah EDWARDS-- b.VA 1769, moved to Jefferson County 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, OH. where he remained until his death in 1859. He is buried in the old Cadiz Cemetery.

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