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Posted Queries for March 1997


PHILLIPS posted by Paul Phillips on 03/04/97
Levi PHILLIPS was born in PA to PA parents. He married Hannah Matilda (?) in PA. At the time they moved to Smith Twp, Columbiana Co, OH, they had two children, William b 1832,& Harriet b 1834. The next child, Samuel was b 1839 in Columbiana Co. He is in the 1840 US Census. He of course is in the 1850 Mahoning Co, US Census. I have found a lot of information about Levi but have no clues that would lead me to his parents. Any help would be appreciated.

BEST , MASTERS posted by Charidy Bell on 03/05/97
Looking for James Isaac BEST, b 7 Nov 1891 in Mount Pleasant, Jefferson Co, OH; d 2 May 1969 in Sebring, Mahoning Co, OH; m Martha Isabella MASTERS. I think Martha died & is buried in Sebring also. I'm looking for an obituary or any info on these people & family. Thanks!

HARVEY , HOLLAND , KESUCKER , KING , MARINER , POOL , POOLE posted by Nancy Brower on 03/06/97
Basil POOL(E) Jr.(1767-1850) and his wife Ruth KING arrived in Mahoning Co (previously Trumbull Co) ca 1808 from Montgomery Co, MD. Four children have been identified: Clarissa, m Solomon HOLLAND; Matthias, m1 Ruth KESUCKER, m2 Animale HARVEY; Robert, m Margaret KESUCKER;& William Warren, m Nancy MARINER. There were probably at least two other children. Basil may be a brother to Catherine POOL and his wife a sister to Edward KING who also migrated to Mahoning Co. Interested in exchanging information with anyone researching this family.

Asa MARINER, b 1780 Colchester, CT, d 1847 Coitsville Twp, Mahoning Co, m 1808 Sarah "Sally" BEGGS, b 1787 Co. Tyrone, Ireland, d 1850 Coitsville Twp. Their children were Joseph Beggs; Mary Smith, m Martin DUNHAM; Nancy Hobbs, m William Warren POOL; Asa; Sarah, m Fahnestock LIGHTNER; James, m Martha WILSON MARINER; Abigail; Rachel, m David POTHOUR; Ephraim Wick, m Martha Jane WILSON; Ira Allerton, m1 Margaret MILLIGAN, m2 Sarah WILSON; and Azariah m Nancy DARROW. Am interested in exchanging information on this family or any of their descendants.

BEGGS , BISSELL , CLARK , GOE , MARINER , MCCLEARY , PAULEY , WATERS posted by Nancy Brower on 03/06/97
Joseph BEGGS, b 1754 Co. Tyrone, Ireland, d 1831 in Coitsville Twp, Mahoning Co.; m ca 1780 Mary GOE. Children include John, m Mary PAULEY; James; Agnes, m James CLARK; Samuel; Sarah, m Asa MARINER; David, m Mary WATERS; Joseph, m Ann GOE; Mary, m George MCCLEARY; Rachel, m Joseph BEGGS; Elizabeth; James, m Pamelia BISSELL; and Jane. Willing to exchange information with anyone researching this line.

BISSELL , TUBBS posted by James Bissell on 03/06/97
Seeking info leading to the Family of Capt. Warren BISSELL of Trumbull & Mahoning Co, OH, ca 1800, who finally settled in Meigs Co, OH by 1820; his son, Hirum BISSELL m Elizabeth TUBBS. Warren is possibly the son of Benjamin BISSELL of Western Reserve, previously of East Windsor, CT?

MATTHEWS , PALMETER , PALMITER , ROUAN posted by Pamela G. Smith on 03/06/97
Researching William Penn MATTHEWS, Sr., b abt 1865 Wales/OH, d aft 1843 Cleveland, bur Youngstown. He m abt 1890 in Mahoning Co, to Ellen ROUAN b abt 1863 OH, d abt 1960, Youngstown. Believe Ellen is bur in Calvary Catholic Cem--need look up. Have more info on both families and also their son William Penn MATTHEWS, Jr. m Josephine PALMITER/PALMETER.

BURGER posted by Wayne Bossinger on 03/06/97
Seeking info on Isaiah N. BURGER, b 30 May 1852. He was a minister of the Reformed Church in Canfield, Mahoning Co, OH.

KIMBALL , SCANNELL posted by Joe Batdorf on 03/06/97
Seeking info on Aquila SCANNELL, b 10 Mar 1836, Youngstown, Mahoning Co, OH. He moved to Venango Co, PA in 1866, d 1918. His wife was Mary Ann KIMBALL. I'm looking for his roots.

VANDYKE posted by Linda Hanna on 03/07/97
Looking for information on Samuel VAN DYKE, b abt 1825, PA; came to the Youngstown area around 1853. He formerly lived in Venango Co, PA. On the 1850 census he has a wife named Fanny and one daughter. I believe he also had a son James VAN DYKE b aft 1850. Any help would be appreciated. Thank you.

VANZANT , WISE posted by Kathleen Rizer on 03/08/97
For a family book am looking for this couple, Samuel VAN ZANT and Ella WISE. Samuel d 1945, Youngstown, Mahoning Co, OH. Ella d 1919, was it also in Youngstown? Did they have any children? Both Samuel and Ella were born in Greene Co, PA. He in 1862 and she in 1866. Can exchange Samuel VAN ZANT's lineage back for many generations.

GETZ , HOOVER , KONS , KONTZ , KOONS , OLIVER , SHEARER , WAGNER posted by Pat Hoover on 03/13/97
Seeking info on the surname KOONS/KONS/KONTZ. Looking for James A. KOONS m Annie F. SHEARER around 1876. They had the following children: Lorna (Naomi), m James GETZ; Samuel J., m Maude OLIVER; Harry; Ida Caroline, m Arthur Clayton HOOVER; Margaret, m ? WAGNER;& Winfield D. All the children are listed as having been born in PA. In the 1900 census, James rented a house in Beloit, Smith Twp, Mahoning Co. He was born Feb 1845 in PA. He worked as a coalminer. Anna was born Dec 1845 in PA. They are buried in Mt. Union Cem, Alliance, OH. Any info would be greatly appreciated.

COLEMAN , WILLIAMS posted by Paula Goble on 03/14/97
Looking for info about Joseph and Lukie (Lukey) COLEMAN. Lived in or around Youngstown, Mahoning Co during the 1930-50's. Children are: Russell, Charles and Gladys COLEMAN WILLIAMS.

OWEN posted by Steve Dennehy on 03/17/97
Seeking info on Evan, John, Joshua, Wm., Benjamin and Humphrey OWEN in Trumbull, Columbiana and Mahoning Cos, OH, 1830-1860.

DIEBEL , HANDEL , VOEGHTLY , VOEGTLY posted by Mike Matern on 03/19/97
Looking for info on VOEGTLY (VOEGHTLY) familes of Youngstown, Mahoning Co, OH. They lived there from 1880 into mid-1900's. Charles A. VOEGTLY, d 1903, m Sophia T. DIEBEL, d 1949. Their daughter Mynetta S. VOEGTLY married Frederick B. HANDEL of Youngstown in 1908. One son, Peter C. VOEGTLY was a newspaperman. Sophia DIEBEL was the daughter of Peter J. DIEBEL, Sr., also of Youngstown.

KNAPPENBERGER posted by Cindy Shepperd on 03/21/97
Looking for info on the surname KNAPPENBERGER. I am especially interested in Alice KNAPPENBERGER, b 11 Nov 1920, Youngstown, Mahoning Co, OH, d 25 Sep 1988 in Springfield, Lane Co, OR. Any info on Alice KNAPPENBERGER or her relatives would be greatly appreciated.

CARLTON , DURST , PRENTICE posted by Krista Becker on 03/27/97
Looking for info on surname PRENTICE, specifically for Albert PRENTICE married to Mary CARLTON. They lived in Trumbull Co circa mid 1800's. Their dates of birth/death and date of marriage is unknown. I'm looking for any of these dates. Also, would like the names of their children, along with corresponding birth and death dates. They had at least three children: Newton A.(3/7/1875-1960); Frank C.; and Nora (m DURST). Any information related to any of the PRENTICE names is appreciated.

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