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WEBBER posted by Susan McMahan on 02/05/97
Will share information on Peter WEBBER (1779/1868) of Boardman, Mahoning Co, OH, and his children who lived in Deerfield and Atwater, Portage Co, OH.

BENJAMIN , CLARK , DAVIS , MCCLAIN , ROSSER posted by John Finkbohner on 02/16/97
Would like to contact anyone interested in the family history for the following Youngstown families: 1) John and Margaret ROSSER, parents of 14 children, 12 who remained in the US around 1900-1940. According to family history, Margaret Rosser had a coal tipple (near the end of the "Sharon Line" whatever that means...?)& grocery store until they were lost in the Depression. There are a lot of ROSSERs from this one family, and I have much family history to share with those interested! 2) Dorine ROSSER m Edison CLARK. 3) David DAVIS m Louisa ROSSER. 4) Leola BENJAMIN m Robert ROSSER. 5) McCLAIN--family moved to Youngstown from New Castle PA during the late 1920's.

HARRIS , NEFF , RICHARDS posted by Sue Simpson on 02/18/97
Looking for married names of my grandmother's sisters. My grandmother was Arminta Pearl NEFF, b 1 Sep 1884, m Thomas William HARRIS. Her sisters were: May M., b Mar 1883; Lena B., b Jun 1887; and Edith J., b May 1894. Their parents were Harriet RICHARDS and John Wallace NEFF. All the daughters were born in Mahoning Co, prob in Austintown.

FOGTH posted by Richard Fogth on 02/19/97
Looking for any info on the surname FOGTH. The 1850 census lists a Mary FOGTH, 18 yrs old, living in Southington, Trumbull Co, OH. There were also other FOGTHs living in Trumbull Co, and PA. Their names were Peter, Margaret, James, Edward, Jacob,& Catherine. Would like any info on the persons above or any others with that surname.

LUCAS , WITT posted by Elayne Stewart on 02/22/97
Seeking info on: Paul LUCAS, b ca 1857, Germany; Otto F.B. LUCAS; George or Marius LUCAS; or Leo N. LUCAS. Paul lived in Cleveland, OH, as late as 1893. Paul's son, Leo, b 1881, Cleveland, OH, left Cleveland to work in Youngstown, d 1947; m Eda WITT, d 1958. They had no children. Any info will be greatly appreciated.

WATKINS , WILKINSON posted by Adette Watkins on 02/23/97
Seeking ancestors on the following: Mitchell WATKINS, b abt 1866/67, Mahoning Co, OH, m Minnie WILKINSON, b London, England. I don't believe she came to USA alone. Any info would be greatly appreciated.

BAYLISS , HANNAN , LOWRY , MORAN posted by Susan Mann on 02/24/97
Looking for info on Francis (Frank) LOWRY, b 26 Apr 1873, Youngstown, OH,& his wife Lida BAYLISS. Around the 1890's he was in Newport News, VA. Before his death he moved back to Columbus, Franklin Co, OH. Their six children are: William Bayliss; Huck; Charles (Chuck); Gracie Alice, m MORAN; Jessica;& Jim. Francis was the son of William LOWRY, b 10 Oct 1821, Beaver Co, PA, d 4 Jan 1904, Chesterfield Co, VA;& Cassandra HANNAN, b 23 May 1839, Wampan, PA, d 22 May 1918, Richmond, VA.

BYERS , MCKELVEY , SMITH posted by Eldon Hills on 02/25/97
Desire info on James BYERS, d 1847 Mahoning Co, OH; m Mary SMITH, b ca 1793, VA. Had following children: Jennet, b 1812 Mahoning Co, OH, m Stephen B. McKELVEY; John; Lucy; Henry B.; and Daniel P.

OSBOURN , SCOTT posted by Bob Scott on 02/28/97
Looking for SCOTT, Robert Henry & OSBORNE, Lucy. Lived in or around Youngstown, OH.

WILL posted by Joan Bailey on 02/28/97
Seeking info on Hironimus J. WILL, b Aug 1822, listed on 1850 census in Austintown, Mahoning Co, OH.

EARLEY , GETZ , HOLEMAN , HOOVER , KOONS , OLIVER , SHEARER , WAGNER posted by Pat Hoover on 02/28/97
Looking for info on the following persons: Arthur Clayton HOOVER, b 27 Apr 1883, Berlin Center, Mahoning Co, OH; believed to be the son Clayton, b 7 Apr 1883 in Berlin Center to Rachael HOLEMAN with no father listed. In the 1900 census, Arthur was listed as a farm laborer in Salem, Goshen Twp, Mahoning Co, OH for Lewis S. EARLEY. On 16 Nov 1901, he married Ida Caroline KOONS in Beloit, OH, the daughter of James A. KOONS & Anne F. SHEARER. James & Annie KOONS had the following children: Lorna (Naomi), m James GETZ; Samuel J., m Maude OLIVER; Harry; Margaret, m WAGNER;& Winfield D. Any information would be greatly appreciated.

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