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Mahoning County, Ohio
Posted Queries for July thru August 1997


WHITFORD posted by Diane Dray on 07/25/97
Looking for the parents of John WHITFORD, b.abt 1817 in Ireland, d.1869 in Canfield, Mahoning Co., Ohio. His wife's name was Margaret. Their children were: Joseph, John, Robert, Alexander, and Jane. The WHITFORD's lived in Paterson, Passaic Co., New Jersey before moving to Ohio. Any info about this family would be appreciated.

GLENN, TITUS posted by Danny Glenn on 08/04/97
I am doing research on the GLENN family. William S. GLENN lived around N.Lima in the 1840's and was married to a women whose maiden name was TITUS. Her brother was Miles TITUS. I have traced the GLENNs back to about 1816-1819 in PA.

EMMONS posted by Dan Treadway on 08/04/97
My web page at "http://www.netins.net/showcase/treadway/semmonsd.html gives information on five generations of the descendants of Serenus EMMONS, who lived in Columbiana Co. where his will was probated in 1825. His son Thomas was the founder of the town of East Rochester. Seeking contact with other researchers and descendants to trade information.

ANDREJAK, KIMOTEK, MARTINKO, ONDREJCAK, WOLFE posted by Whitney Martinko on 08/04/97
Please post these Mahoning Co. surnames.

BISSELL, GRISWOLD, SWIFT posted by James Bissell on 08/24/97
Seeking info regarding the BISSELLs of Mahoning and Trumbull Co, OH. In Particular: Benjamin, Annis, John P., and Captain Warren BISSELL, all possible children of Benjamin Bissell (II) and Mabel GRISWOLD of Litchfield, CT, circa 1750-1850. Included: any poss. info of Lura SWIFT, wife of Waren BISSELL possible dau of Zebulon SWIFT, also of CT and Trumbull.

BAIGHT, FIELDS posted by Dick Baith on 08/24/97
Looking for info on the FIELDS family that lived in Berlin Twp in the mid to late 1800s. The father's name was either John or Henry. The 1850 census says Henry but the tombstone in the North Berlin Cemetery (Mt. Moriah) has John. His wife's name was Elizabeth and their children were: James, Peter, Mary, Catherine and Sarah. Julia Ann FIELDS, my g-grandmother, is believed to be their oldest daughter. All were born in Pennsylvania and John, Elizabeth, Catherine, Peter and Sarah are buried in the North Berlin Cemetery. Elizabeth's maiden name may have been COOK but this has not been verified. Julia Ann married Eli BAIGHT in September, 1849. They moved to Portage County sometime after 1860.

ANDERSON, HEASTAND posted by Amy Joy on 08/24/97
Looking for decendants of Andrew Jackson ANDERSON who settled in Jefferson Co in 1797. The 4th generation David ANDERSON (1890- 1957) branch moved to Mahoning Co. David had a brother, Richard (1895-1980) and a sister Amanda (1891-1966). David married Melva HEASTAND and had the following children: Rolland, Roy, Clifford, Orlin, Fern, Hazel, Dale, Pearl, Raymond, Wilma, and Betty.

CAMERON, CAMPBELL posted by M. Davidson on 08/24/97
Seeking info/anc/dec of John Andrew CAMERON, b 1848, Youngstown, Mahoning Co, OH (or 1854, Westmoreland Co, OH); m 18 JAN 1877 in Corydon, Wayne Co, IA to Melinda 'Ellen' CAMPBELL,b 31 MAR 1860, Brown Co, OH, d 24 JAN 1922, Hill City, Graham Co, KS, d/o Thomas W. Campbell. P/o Thomas Wilbert 'Bert', George 'Oliver', Ray 'Lynn'(my grandfather), Laura Leona, Zora "Goldie", and 'Martha' Melinda. John A. died 1908, buried Superior, NE. Would also like to know the name of Ellen's mother.

AGUE, SHANKS posted by Mark Welchley on 08/24/97
Anthony AGUE (AGA, AGG, AGU, EAGUE, EAGY, EGE etc), was in Bedford Co, PA. 1788-97 and by 1806 in the Youngstown, Mahoning Co area. He died near there after 1826. Known children were John, George, Anthony and perhaps David. His son John moved to Allegheny Co, PA, and married Margaret SHANKS. Information needed on the wife, origins and parents of Anthony AGUE.

ELTON, MELLINGER posted by Sherry Cornwell on 08/24/97
Looking for information on the MELLINGERs. Reuben MELLINGER b 22 Oct 1830, d 2 August 1883, m to Anna ELTON 15 Feb 1855. Who was Reuben's parents and children? Reuben and Anna may have had a son named Charles F. MELLINGER. Any info would be greatly appreciated.

BATES, PHILLIPS, YEAGER posted by Paul Phillips on 08/24/97
Looking for info about Levi PHILLIPS. Levi b 1805 in PA, his wife Hannah Matilda (???), two children William b 1832 and Harriet b 1834, moved from PA to Columbiana Co, OH between 1834 and 1839. They lived in Smith Twp in 1840 (which became part of Mahoning Co in 1846.) The 1850 US Census has the family still living in Smith Twp. William m 2 Aug 1857, Mary Louisa YEAGER in Goshen Twp, Mahoning Co; Louisa m 20 Feb 1857, George W. BATES and they resided in Beloit, Mahoning Co, OH. More information available for anyone who connects.

BRISTOL, BROWN, GASTON posted by Audley D. Gaston on 08/24/97
Seeking names/addresses of descendants of Edmund W GASTON & Phylinda BRISTOL. These include: William Grover GASTON; Ephriam Hammond GASTON; Arthur B GASTON; Eunice Lucinda GASTON (m. Harry S. BROWN). Some of these are known to have lived in the vicinity of Youngstown, Mahoning Co, OH as recently as the 1940's.

MACKAY, MCKAY, MORRISON posted by Emelyn E. Koch on 08/24/97
Looking for info on James MACKAY (possibly MCKAY) who lived in Ohlton, Mahoning Co, in 1886. His wife was Bethea MORRISON. Both were born in Scotland. Their daughter, Jean Brown McKAY, was also born in Scotland on 10 Nov 1865. Their other children were Mary, Betty, Jessie and Alex. Any infomation relative to these McKAYs would be greatly appreciated.

CASSIDY, DAUGHERTY, WILSON posted by Jennifer Bidlake Cooper on 08/24/97
Seeking info regarding parents & siblings of the following couple: John WILSON b 1827 County Down, Ireland, d 9 Feb 1891 Edinburg, Portage Co, OH; married 20 Nov 1851, Mahoning Co, OH, Sarah E. DAUGHERTY b 8 Jul 1834, d 8 Sep 1916 in Edinburg, Portage Co, OH. Unsure where Sarah was born, could have been Ohio or Pennsylvania. Family story says she had an older sister Rebecca, married and living in PA. Both their parents were killed in a family home fire and Sarah was raised by the CASSIDY family in Alliance. Regarding John WILSON, family stories say his family was already in OH when he came over by himself between the ages of 7-9. Any help regarding both sets of parents and sibilings would be greatly appreciated.

BARTHOLOMEW, ROHN posted by Herman Gerber on 08/25/97
Info wanted about William Curtis BARTHOLOMEW, b 15 Aug 1885 in Youngstown. Residence 613 Covington St, Youngstown. Married Nora Matialda ROHN. Three children were born in Youngstown: Dorothy Viola, Mary Ellen, & William Haman.

BUCK posted by Roger Buck on 08/30/97
Searching for info on Rachel BUCK, d 1849 in Mahoning Co, OH, and son Moses BUCK, b about 1798 in Mifflin Co, PA, listed in 1850 census in Green Twp, Mahoning Co, OH.

GILL posted by Jack Gill on 08/30/97
My GGrandfather, William GILL, b 22 Feb 1834, Albany, NY, d 9 Oct 1887 in Youngstown, Mahoning Co, OH; m Eleanor Elizabeth GILL on 5 Nov 1857, West Troy, NY (both had GILL surname.) My Grandfather, Fred GILL, was also born in Albany, NY, d 1 Jan 1930, Youngstown, OH. Having difficuly identifying William GILL's parents. Contacted State of New York, Dept of Health regarding Birth records to no avail since they only go back to 1881. I haven't contacted Mahoning Co vital records as yet. All comments will be appreciated.

MCCONNELL posted by Shelby Meyer on 08/31/97
Seeking info regarding the parents of John Oscar McCONNELL, b 27 Sep 1835 in Berlin Center, Mahoning Co, OH. Father named James McCONNELL came from Scotland. Mother believed to be named Elizabeth. Believed to have two older siblings: Boyd and Hiram who also would have been born in Mahoning Co. Any information appreciated.

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