Posted Queries for May 1997

DELANEY, SWAN posted by Charles K. Septer on Tuesday, May 13, 1997

Philip DELANEY name appears in the first deed records book page 13 dated 1805 located in Steubenville, Ohio. I would cerainly appreciate any information that anyone might have about Philip. I would like to contact anyone researching the SWAN line in Jefferson Co. I think my Hezikiah SWAN born in 1818 is connected to the Hezikiah SWAN that appears on the 1830 Jefferson Co. census in Cross Creek Township.

ABNEY, BELL, OBNEY posted by Gina Shutt on Tuesday, May 13, 1997

Can anyone tell me who the parents of John Calvin OBNEY / ABNEY are? Census records show his place of birth as Ohio. His wife was Alice Curdelia BELL. I have the probate records on him from Jefferson Co., listing his place of death as Brilliant, Jefferson Co., OH on 7 Feb., 1918. Unfortunately, none of the local, county or state agencies have a death certificate on record that would give the parents name. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.

BELL, MOORE, STEWARD, STEWART posted by M. Coleman on Tuesday, May 13, 1997

Searching for parents, siblings, birthplace of William STEWARD / STEWART (1818-1868) who married 1837 Jefferson Co., OH to Mary MOORE (1820- 1899) 11 children, daughter of Christopher MOORE. Also, Joseph STEWART (ca1822-aft1880cens) married 1841 Jefferson Co., OH to Mary BELL (ca1823-aft1910cens) 12 children. Both families living 1850 census in Green twp., Harrison Co., OH. . William Steward moved his family to Meigs Co., OH in the mid 1850s. William Steward has a brother Charles STEWARD who died in 1858 (where?) Any help needed and appreciated.

CHAPMAN, TRUAX posted by Patty Pulasky on Tuesday, May 13, 1997

Researching TRUAX and CHAPMAN in Jefferson County and Washington County. Have family information that William CHAPMAN (dob 1812 or 1813,VA)married Sarah TRUAX (dob 1836 or 1837,OH). Family records state Sarah TRUAX possibly resided in Brilliant, OH. Believe that William &; Sarah moved to Brooke County,VA (WV), where their first son, John, was born; family then moved to Washington County, OH, where George, Vivian, James, Mary Elizabeth, Frank and Hattie were born. Need birth, death and marriage data for Sarah TRUAX and her family.Also any historical background or ancestral lines on this line of TRUAX. Thank you so much for any information that you can share.

MCGAFFIC, MCGAFIC, SHECKLER posted by Patricia Clark Jones on Tuesday, May 13, 1997

I'm looking for information on William Henry SHECKLER, he married Jane MCGAFFIC both born in Bergholz, Jefferson County, Ohio. Children: William Henry Sheckler, II (June 1884-June 1966) born in Bergholz, Jefferson County, Ohio. married Flora Lee Sutherland (March 1889-March 1966). What were W. H. SHECKLER'S parents and siblings name, etc?

BALDWIN posted by B.C. Madden on Tuesday, May 13, 1997

My great, great-grandmother Emma BALDWIN was born on February 21, 1854 at Pleasant Hill, Ohio, USA. He mother's first name was Maryann, but her last name is unknown. Her father was Frank BALDWIN. Emma moved from Ohio to Kansas or Missouri to Seattle, Washington between 1887-1890. She moved there with her two daughters: Martha (Bradley) Taylor, Carrie Bradley, and her son-in-law, James "Valentine" Taylor. She died in Seattle, Washington on June 28, 1919.

HOOPER posted by Dawn Finley on Tuesday, May 13, 1997

I am interested in corresponding with any one during the HOOPER family from the Mt. Pleasant area. I have a Barton Hooper who died about 1827 in Jefferson Co. and have not been able to get him back any further. Would appreciate any help possible. Thank you.

EDWARDS posted by Diana Begeman on Tuesday, May 13, 1997

EDWARDS: I am looking for information related to David and Ellenor EDWARDS who moved to Jefferson County from Trumbull County between 1880 and 1900. They lived in Irondale in 1900 and were retired at the time. David was born in C1829 in Wales, possibly Dowlias, Glamorgan. Ellenor was born in 1830. They married C1851 and had Elizabeth in 1854. They came to this county C1862 and settled in Trumbull County. Here they had Hannah, Charles, Margaret, Mary J. David J. and Evan. I believe that they died in Irondale. He died in 1901 and she died in 1905. Does anyone know where I would look for an obituary?

EVANS posted by Diana Begeman on Tuesday, May 13, 1997

EVANS in Jefferson County: I am looking for the children and/or grandchildren of Evan EVANS. Evan was born on April 3, 1876 in Chestnut Ridge, Trumbull County, Ohio. He married "Mary" in Irondale. He lived most of his life in Steubenville and I believe was buried there. His parents were Thomas A. Evans and Elizabeth (Edwards) Evans. His brother and sisters names were Dave, Albert, Lucy, Ellen and Bessie. I am his niece, a little removed. There is a good chance that Evan went to the Methodist Church. I believe that he had one son and one daughter. His son is said to have gone to Swathmore College and got a degree related to doing "outdoor stuff". The son is said to have been in charge of teams cutting trees away from power lines in the South.

MCCONNELL, WARREN posted by Ford Warren on Tuesday, May 13, 1997

William WARREN of Knox Twp. came from Pa.. He was born in the late 1700's or early 1800. Wife was Rebbecca, had a son Wiiliam who married a MCCONNELL and moved to Hancock Co .. This is not the William that was a Civil War vet. I am looking to trace him back as I have all he latter info. Thank you:

GORSUCH, MCMASTERS, PHIPPS posted by George & Faye Cox on Tuesday, May 13, 1997

McMASTERS / PHIPPS - James Harvey McMasters, born 1839 Mount Pleasant, Jefferson County, married to Adaline O. Phipps, born 1842 Smithfield. They were married in York on March 14, 1861 and had the following children: John William, Iva, Mary (died as an infant) and Merrick. James Harvey McMasters was the son of Merrick McMasters and Susannah (?), both of whom died in Jefferson County abt 1881. James Harvey also had a sister, Mary McMasters who married Thomas Gorsuch and this couple lived and died in Jefferson County - James Harvey and family moved to Iowa and then to California. Any contact with the PHIPPS / MCMASTERS / GORSUCH families appreciated.

MCLAIN, PARAMORE posted by Anna L. Martin on Wednesday, May 14, 1997

PARAMORE / MCLAIN family of Jefferson Co. Ohio. The Paramore family moved from Maryland to Ohio in the 1780's. Nathaniel PARAMORE died in Jefferson Co. in 1807. His will listed a son Thomas who I believe was my G.G.G. Grandfather. Nathaniel's wife was Rhoda, surname unknown. Thomas married Mary McLAIN in Jefferson Co. Ohio in 1808. They later moved to Indiana stopping in Kentucky for a few years along the way. Thomas and Mary both died in Decatur Co. Indiana. In the 1850 census of Decatur Co. IN Mary's mother, also named Mary, was living in the Thomas PARAMORE household. She was listed as 90 Yrs. old and born in Holland. The younger Mary was born in Rowan Co. NC in 1791. This was listed in the PARAMORE family bible. I have lots of information on the PARAMORE family which I would be willing to share. Any information about the McLAIN family would be appreciated.

HENDERSON, REESE posted by Becky Novy on Thursday, May 15, 1997

REESE family - Samuel Theodore REESE was born in November 1857 in Pennsylvania, but moved to Jefferson Co probably in the 1870's. I do not know his wife's name as she left him and ran off with another man, leaving him which three small children: Harry Burgoyne Reese, Frank and Josh. Harry married Elizabeth Isabel HENDERSON and later moved to Summit Co. I also do not know Samuel's parents, brothers or sisters. Help! I would like any information on this family that anyone may have.


In Jefferson County: searching for information on descendants of John BOLINSKI (b. 1863 d. 1906) and Jozefa REUMINSKI (b. 1865 d. 1932). John and Jozefa had nine children: Steve (b. 1880? d. 1914), Walter (b. 1886 d. 1956), Leo (b. 1888 d. 1962), Barney (b.? d.?), Sophie (MENCKOWSKI) (b. 1890 d. 1957), Victoria (BOGDAJEWICZ)(b. 1898 d. 1985), Eddie (b.? d.?), Leocadia/Lottie (SORD)(b. 1902 d. 1991), and Stella (BOGDAJEWICZ) (b. 1906). Walter married Rose KILLESHASKI in Steubenville around 1920(?). I also know that Leocadia was born in Piney Fork. BOLINSKI is also known to have been spelled BULENSKI and BULINSKI. Any information would be helpful and very much appreciated.

, CLOSE posted by Betty Close on Saturday, May 24, 1997

CLOSE, Joseph, died 1848 in Columbiana Co. He came to Jefferson Co., about 1800-1804 from Mercer Co., PA. His wife was Rachael Moffett, or perhaps a 2nd wife _____ Baker. His son William b. 1792 who married Rachael Hammil was my husband's gr-grandfather. We are trying to find more about Joseph. Thank you for any help!

DOWNEY, HUNTER, MAPLE posted by Cinda Chima on Sunday, May 25, 1997

DOWNEY, HUNTER, MAPLE: Seeking info on DOWNEY family to Jefferson County Oh. from New York State c1830's; then to Carroll County&;Jackson County, Oh. Married MAPLES, HUNTERS. Any info welcome, will share info. Cinda Chima

FISHER, WATKINS posted by Jana Broglin on Wednesday, May 28, 1997

Searching for Watkins family of Jefferson Co., OH. James Holliday WATKINS b 1778 Kent Co., DE, mar 7 Mar 1805 in Jefferson Co., OH to Sarah Susan FISHER. I would appreciate any info on WATKINS or FISHER familes of Jefferson Co. Jana </B>

NEWLEN, SALT, SALTSMAN, TURNER posted by Rebekah Shelton on Wednesday, May 28, 1997

SALTSMAN~SALT~TURNER~NEWLEN: I am looking for information on a man my mother called "Mr. Salt";. I believe his name was William ";Bill" SALTSMAN. He was the second husband to my Great Grandmother Nellie Mae (nee TURNER) NEWLEN. I believe Bill and Nellie Mae married in or about Wellsville OH or Stuebenville OH around 1923/24. Bill and Nellie had 4 children together: Bertha, Rose, Pearl, and Agnes (1924 - 1930). They used the last name of SALT. The family relocated to Cleveland OH (year unknown), where Bill died. Any help in identifying "Mr. Salt" would be appreciated. '

ALLYN posted by Janet Johnson on Thursday, May 29, 1997

We are looking for the surname ALLYN between the years 1830 - 1900

ANDERSON, BLAZER posted by Amy Joy on Friday, May 30, 1997

I am searching for info on Andrew Jackson ANDERSON B:1795 in York Co. PA. His family moved to Jefferson Co OH when he was two. He married Esther BLAZER B:1803 in Washington Co., PA. The marriage took place in Jefferson Co on 5/15/ 1823. They purchased or inheirited a large parcel of land which was still in the family as of 1910. This land was is in section 15 and 9 of Springfield Twp. Andrew and Ester had 10 children. I have their names, but no birth dates or marriage information except for the direct line to my self. My goal is to locate the other branches of my family and to find earlier ancestors.

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