Posted Queries for September 1997

COLLIER, LAYMAN posted by Mary Gale Rogers on Tuesday, September 2, 1997

Searching for LAYMAN & COLLIER families in late 1880's into early 1900's in Steubenville.

SOLTESZ, VADAS posted by Dave on Sunday, September 7, 1997

This seems to be an unusual one. I found a marginal notation in a Hungarian churchbook indicating that my ggrandparents were married eein AmericaAE and returned to Hungary. The information given for the marriage is: Date: September 6, 1892 Groom: Dezso SOLTESZ Bride: Agnes VADAS The problem is that I do not know where in AmericaAE the marriage occurred. I have identified the following likely states/counties based on analysis of census and SSDI records for SOLTESZ and VADAS: Connecticut Fairfield New Haven Pennsylvania Erie Beaver Allegheny Washington Ohio Ashtabula Trumbull Harrison Jefferson Cuyahoga Licking I would really appreciate help from anyone with access to these county records. If you have an opportunity to check the records for this marriage please email me at Please email me even if you find nothing, I would still like to thank you.

MASON, SELLERS, WILLIAMS posted by Sharon Russell on Monday, September 8, 1997

SELLERS / WILLIAMS Need given name of Mrs. O.C. SELLERS, daughter of John Richard WILLIAMS, Jr. and Agnes MASON Williams of Martins Ferry, Belmont County, OH. Mr./Mrs. SELLERS had at least two children and resided in Rayland, Jefferson County, OH in 1929.

posted by Brenna Hobson Budd on Saturday, September 13, 1997

Are Methodist (ME) Records available for Salem Twp., Jefferson Co.? If so how early? I'm interested in birth or cradle roll enrollment cards which list dates of birth and parents' names. Just the usual.

BROWN, KIMBLE posted by Phil Hawkins on Tuesday, September 16, 1997

KIMBLE, William M. of New Bradley, Jefferson Co., OH, married to Margaret (BROWN), was killed (shot) on 14 Apr 1932. He was a spectator at one of the mines where union organizing was in progress. He was the grandfather of my wife, and we have almost no information on him, and do not know who his parents were. There was a very large funeral and we are interested in clippings, and any information that can be offered reference these grandparents. Thanks, in advance for any help, Phil and Sharon (Wilcox) Hawkins.

MARTIN, STRAIN, STREAN posted by Ruth A. Strain on Tuesday, September 16, 1997

Interested in information about parents and siblings of Joseph STREAN(STRAIN) b. 4 Nov 1784 in Ireland and wife Eleanor MARTIN b. 10 May 1799 in Penn Valley, PA. Married 17 Dec 1819 by Clement Vallandinghan (2/49), source: Columbiana County, OH Marriages, 1800-1870. Also, where is Penn Valley located? Found Joseph STREAN purchased land 26 Mar 1830 (03 12 11) in Columbiana Co., OH from the Steubenville Land Office, Jefferson Co., OH.

HOBSON posted by Brenna Hobson Budd on Wednesday, September 17, 1997

Have information on the Morrow County HOBSON'sJoseph (Stark County), Thomas Cobb (Morrow), Lilburn, etc. all Quakers. Plus living Irish Quaker Hobsons. Would like to exchange information.

MCSWEGIN posted by Patricia Hanzely on Wednesday, September 17, 1997

MCSWEGIN, William Ross, born Ohio, possibly Columbia or Jefferson counties, 1845. Would like information on him or his parents John and Margaret MCSWEGIN.

CLOSE, CURFMAN, FERGUSON posted by Jadean Hopper on Wednesday, September 17, 1997

CLOSE,CURFMAN, FERGUSON all from Jefferson County, Ohio I would like to correspond with anyone who is researching the above surnames. They are my direct lines and I have data to share. Thank you, Jadean Hopper

PHILLIPS posted by Kim Phillips Randolph on Thursday, September 18, 1997

PHILLIPS Looking for any information on James PHILLIPS who resided in Cross Creek Twp., Jefferson Co., OH in 1850 and 1851.

CHAPMAN, MCGUINESS posted by Mike McGuinness on Saturday, September 20, 1997

CHAPMAN, MCGUINESS I am looking for Information about the family of my ggrandmother Elizabeth CHAPMAN, who was born in Scotland abt 1832 and who after coming to this country, resided in Steubenville, Ohio. In 1854 Elizabeth married James MCGINESS who was born in Lowell Mass, in 1830. Also looking for info on this family before they moved in 1862 to Pike County, Ohio., They have two children that may have died in Jefferson County. I have Info I would like to share with anybody with a connection to this family.

PINNICK posted by Merrie Pinick on Saturday, September 20, 1997

Buried in Pine Grove cemetery, Jefferson co. Oh. are Thomas PINNICK and wife, Pricilla. Also Jacob PINNICK and his wife, Priscilla. They all died 1848. Does anyone know if they are buried close together and what may have happened that they all the same year? Would be interested in hearing from others with connections to this family.

ADAMS, MARSHALL posted by John F. Marshall on Monday, September 22, 1997

Moses MARSHALL, born in Germany, d. 1828 Columbiana Co., OH., and first came to PA., perhaps West Bradford Twsp, Chester Co. He married, probably Mary ADAMS (1778-1865), the sister of Martin, Thomas, George, Jacob, John and Elzabeth ADAMS. He later moved to Ohio and settled in Columbiana, Co.. He was first found there as a road commissioner of Columbiana Co in 1810. For the years 1815, 1816, 1817, and 1818 he was a trustee of Yellow Creek Twsp in Columbiana Co. They had sixteen children, Lydia, Robert, William, Mary, Eliza, Permilia, Albert, Benjamin, Charles, Gallatin, George, John, Joseph, Lewis, Moses and Thomas.


Jefferson County WARDENS, WARDENS, WARDENS, WARDENS, WARDENS !!!!! Ireland to PA to OH to elsewhere. Mid 1700's fwd. Many WARDEN marriages in Jefferson Co. in early 1800's. 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.

BENCUR posted by Ros Cantrell on Friday, September 26, 1997

Searching for an address I can write to for information on a Steve BENCUR buried in Jefferson County, Smithfield area. Thanks for your time!

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