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Posted Queries for April 1998


MUSSER posted by David Musser on 04/02/98
Petersburg, Peter MUSSER

HORAK, SUHY posted by John Glassmire on 04/02/98
Looking for any info concerning George HORAK, b 1892, prob in the Ukraine. Married at age 22 to Helen SUHY, age 18, in Youngstown, Holy Trinity Catholic Church on Jan 14 1914. Children born were George HORAK, b 19 Sept 1916; and Michael HORAK, b 15 Nov 1921. Believed to have come to the US with his parents at a very early age. Port of entry was thought to be Ellis Island. Thanks for your time and effort.

PECK, VOORHEES posted by Sandy Bingham on 04/03/98
Trying to find information on my grandmother, Mary Louise PECK (maiden name VOORHEES). She lived in Warren or Cortland area, but not sure if she was born there.

COURTNEY posted by Joyce Wilson on 04/03/98
Looking for anyone researching Daniel COURTNEY. His children were all born in either Beloit or Sebring from 1867-1887. I have hit a brick wall on this man.

CLARK, SAUNDERS posted by Laura Owen on 04/04/98
Seeking info on Thomas SAUNDERS and wife Mary CLARK SAUNDERS, in or around Petersburg, Mahoning Co, OH about 1890. Thank You.

HAGAN, MCCONNELL, OHAGAN, SULLIVAN posted by Edward Hagan on 04/04/98
Looking for info on GGrandfather Patrick HAGAN (O'HAGAN) and descendents. My grandfather, John, lived in Youngstown. I believe he had siblings, but I have no names. John, my father Gerald, and my father's brothers were structural ironworkers. Help appreciated.

HARRIS, OWEN, RHODES posted by Nancy Murphy on 04/08/98
James RHODES and his wife Lydia, resided in Mahoning County and their children (Hiram, ca 1829; Daniel, ca 1832; Mary, ca 1837; Semore, ca 1840; Isabelle, ca 1842; James, Jr., ca 1845; and Peggy, ca 1847) were born there. Hiram RHODES m Margaret OWEN in Mahoning Co on 8 Jun 1861. Semore RHODES m Hester Ann HARRIS ca 1860, in Mahoning Co or Polk Co, Missouri. Do you know these people?

DRAA, DRAY posted by Tom Brewer on 04/12/98
Researching Edward Dray, Revolutionary Soldier, bur in Casterline Cem, Trumbull Co, OH. His wife, Nancy is bur in the Oak Hill Cem in Youngstown, OH.

CORLL, HOLEMAN, KIDD, MELLOTT, MINSER posted by Terri Minser on 04/12/98
Would anyone be so kind as to check cemetery listings in the Mahoning area for an Aaron MINSER, d 26 Aug 1883 or his wife Mary who d 23 Apr 1880. I am not sure what cemetery, I think some other relatives were buried in St. Jacob's near Lisbon, OH. I know that Mahoning was originally formed from Columbiana after 1840. Thank You.

FINES, FYNES posted by Geoff Fynes on 04/13/98
Interested to make contact with anyone researching the names FYNES or FINES. Particularly interested to trace info relating to the families of Isaac FYNES and John FYNES. Both known to be immigrant mineworkers from the UK who travelled to the USA in the 1870s. Ancestors of Isaac FYNES thought to be living in Mahoning Co at present. Any information would be gratefully appreciated.

MYERS, PORTER, REED, ROGERS, SHORTS, WINANS posted by Robert Sutherland-Wedding on 04/13/98
Looking for death dates and burial places for the following: Richard SHORTS and wife, Lena WINANS; Clark REED and wife, Mary Margaret WINANS; John L. WINANS; Richard MYERS and wife, Eleanor Elsie WINANS; Joseph P. ROGERS and wife, Hannah C. WINANS; Joseph WINANS and wife, Electa PORTER.

JOHNSTON, MAXWELL, WALKUP posted by William Abbott Little on 04/13/98
Looking for parents' names of William R. JOHNSTON b 5 Jun 1797 in Pettigo Parish, County Fermanah, N Ireland, d 1887 Youngstown, Mahoning Co, OH. William R. JOHNSTON m 1817 Jane WALKUP, b 1796 Ireland(?), d 1881, prob in Youngstown. WRJ's father was William JOHNSTON, we know, b abt 1777 Edinburgh(?), Scotland(?) d abt 1860. His first wife's name is unknown; his 2nd wife's name is shown only as Mrs. MAXWELL Any help in the area of the elusive Mrs. Maxwell and the name of the 1st wife would be appreciated.

ATKEN, BRICKER, GOOD, SHINE, SNYDER posted by Malissia Good on 04/15/98
J. Frank BRICKER b 23 Jan 1867 in Salem, OH, d 29 Apr 1913 in Salem, OH, m Rebecca Jane SNYDER, b 1870, d 1936. They had a daughter named Alyce BRICKER who married Gerald Lavern GOOD. Alyce BRICKER had two brothers whose names were Paul BRICKER and Carleton Monroe BRICKER, she also had three sisters Vera, Mildred BRICKER SHINE and Florence BRICKER ATKEN. If any one has any info, I would appreciate it. Thank you, Missy.

SCHERR posted by James Leary on 04/17/98
Looking for details on douglas SCHERR, 23 Apr 1921-16 Jan 1993. Availability of will if possible.

HAUGHTMAN, MAYHEW, TAEFE posted by Karen Smith on 04/17/98
Allen MAYHEW, spouse Mary, lived in Youngstown, OH. Dau Lena married Pete TAEFE, and had 5-6 children. Allen MAYHEW also raised Margaret HAUGHTMAN, b 1880. What relation was Margaret to the Mayhews? Any info on the Mayhew family appreciated. Thanks.

BAIR, BARR, SULT posted by Mary Bair on 04/18/98
Seeking info on Abraham BARR/BAIR, b 1828 Mahoning Co, OH, d 1895 Huntington Co, IN, m 1853 Pickaway Co, OH to Sarah SULT b 1838 Stark Co, OH, d 1912 Huntington Co, IN. Children: Mary Elizabeth BAIR b 1854; Barbara Ann BAIR b 1857; Phoebe Jane BAIR b 1859; Aaron Jarome BAIR b 1862; Laura Cathrine BAIR b 1865; William Daniel BAIR b 1870; Edward Abram BAIR b 1872; Cora Ida BAIR b 1874. Would like to find parents of Abraham and Sarah. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thank you.

UTTERBACK posted by Delores Kugler on 04/19/98
Searching for parents of John William UTTERBACK, born ca 1916, Canfield, Mahoning Co, OH.

HOFFMAN, SCHALL posted by Delores Kugler on 04/19/98
Searching for parents of Edwin L. HOFFMAN, born 1894, m Ida J. SCHALL, b 1893.

HOOVER, PARKS posted by Carl Hoover on 04/21/98
Looking for info on John HOOVER, b 20 Feb 1844, d 16 Dec 1879. Lived in Poland Twp, Mahoning Co, OH in 1870. m Jane Megee PARKS. Children: Viola, b 1867; Jennett, b 1868; Naomi, b 1870; John, b 1872; Blanch, b 1874; Dan Webster, b 1876; and Fredie, b 1879.

CROOK, PALMER posted by Sallye Aikens on 04/23/98
Seeking info on families CROOK & PALMER, relocated to E PA late 1800's, early 1900's. Believed to have resided in the Youngstown area. Any info appreciated.

MOORE posted by Michael Juengling on 04/23/98
Trying to trace John M. MOORE'S family. John M. MOORE was born in Canfield, now Mahoning Co, about 1845. His father may have been Elias MOORE as listed in the 1850 census.

FINDLEY, TODD posted by Diggitt McLaughlin on 04/24/98
Looking for the history of Whiskey Rebellion hero William FINDLEY and for his descendants. I have a William FINDLEY married to Letitia TODD, dau Col. Edward TODD, in Toronto, OH, and have some of their descendents.

MCGARRY posted by Debbie Wack on 04/27/98
Coitsville/Youngstown area pre 1980.

JENKINS, MARTIN posted by Ralph J. Martin on 04/27/98
Searching the family history of Thomas T. MARTIN, b 22 Mar 1858, Cleveland, OH, m Susan JENKINS, b abt 1861 in New Castle, PA, d 18 Nov 1919, Youngstown, OH. The family is recorded in the 1900 census living in Mahoning Co with children: Tod MARTIN, b May 20, 1883, William G. MARTIN, b Oct 1884, and Charles MARTIN, b Jan 1887. Willing to share info with anyone interested.

LAYMAN, LYMAN posted by Emolene Lynch on 04/28/98
Jacob LYMAN Jr. came to Columbiana Co (now Mahoning Co) abt 1814 on land his father-in-law, Adam FAST, gave him. Need death record for Jacob LAYMAN to find out who his mother was. Would be so grateful.

HORAK, SUHY posted by Donald Horak on 04/30/98
George HORAK married Helen Anna SUHY, Holy Trinity Ukrainian Catholic Church, 31 Jan 1914. I am searching for the names of their parents. George, d 1931, and is bur at Mt. Calvary Cem, Youngstown. Anna, d 26 Jan 1969, and is bur at Mt. Calvary Cemetary, East Palestine.

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