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Posted Queries for August 1998


HARDY, KLEEH, NIEL posted by K. Kleeh on 08/01/98
Looking for any info on KLEEH ancestors for William Lamont KLEEH, Karl (Carl?) KLEEH, Paul KLEEH, Marie KLEEH (leader of all woman orchestra called "The Ohioans") George KLEEH, Ursula O'NIEL, Michael HARDY.

SHARKEY posted by Bill Eddy on 08/02/98
Matthew (may have been called Martin) SHARKEY came to Youngstown via Canada about 1880, and became a citizen (we think) in October 1886. Born in Dublin, Ireland, uncertain as to date of death or birth.

MAHER, SHARKEY posted by Bill Eddy on 08/02/98
Lawrence SHARKEY, b 1859, d 1911, m in 1882 to Elizabeth Sara MAHER SHARKEY. He was b in Canada, came to USA about 1880. No info on where in Canada he was born and lived. Family legend is that he was named after the St. Lawrence River. Owned a saloon on South Ave. (Irish of course)

KOTHEIMER, SEIGEL, SIEGEL posted by Bill Eddy on 08/02/98
John B. KOTHEIMER, MD, b 14 Apr 1862 in Hessloch, Rheinhessen, Germany, m in 1899, d 10 Aug 1912. Second wife was Frances Augusta SEIGEL (or SIEGEL) Kotheimer. Any info will be appreciated.

DUBEC posted by Steven Dubec on 08/05/98
DUBEC, Julia; b Dec 1899, d Mar 1983, death residence: Youngstown. DUBEC, John; b 3 Oct 1895, d Apr 1976, death residence: Petersburg. DUBEC, George; b 13 Apr 1898, d Dec 1968, death residence: Youngstown. DUBEC, Frances; b 14 Jun 1924, d 12 Jan 1989, death residence: Boardman or Youngstown.

KAPUSTA, KUMHER, LOIDL, YURICH posted by John Gingerich on 08/07/98
Looking for info on the YURICH family, specifically a "Kahti" YURICH, who died in the 1930's in Mahoning Co. Her maiden name may have been KAPUSTA, KUMHER, or LOIDL

Interested in exchanging info on the BUSCH (BUSH) family who immigrated to Mahoning Co from Wuerttenberg, (Hemmingen/ Leonsburg) Germany around 1818. Two cousins named Johnannes (John) BUSCH and a younger brother (of one of them) named Gotlieb came at the same time. John BUSCH, Sr. married first, Mary Baker and had six children: Lewis, Jacob, Doratha, Sarah, Samuel, an an unamed infant. Married Mary A. HOFFMAN after first wife's death. They had one daughter, ELiza Jane. The other John BUSCH, married Mary A. HOELICK. Their children: Elizabeth, Burkhardt P., Fred K., Ellen, Mary and Doratha. Gotlieb BUSCH, younger brother to one of the John's, married Christina MUENKLE and they had seven children: Leonard, Caroline, Mary, Daniel, David W., Robert and Jane. This family settled in Green Twp, Canfield, OH and are mentioned in the book "Genealogical and Family History of Eastern Ohio by Summers 1903" and "The Wuerttemberg Emigration Index" film #37956, page 29.

WINANS posted by Janet Van Duser on 08/10/98
Looking for decendants of Jacob and Armindia WINANS of Milton Twp, Mahoning Co, OH.

BROBST posted by Bill Brobst on 08/10/98
Looking to contact anyone with knowledge of the several BROBST families who moved from PA into Trumbull and Mahoning Counties in the early 1800s, and lived there through the late 1800s.

BROOKHART, MOSER, RUPERT, SCHMECK, SCHMICK, SMECK posted by B. K. Henritze on 08/11/98
Edward SCHMECK and his wife Hannah (MOSER) SCHMECK lived in Ohio from 1836 to 1846. They lived in Columbiana Co in 1840. Edward's brother, William H. SCHMECK/SCHMICK m Rhoda BROOKHART ca 1837. They lived in Canfield, Mahoning Co in 1850, 1860 and 1870. Angeline SCHMICK m Gideon RUPERT in Columbiana Co on 5 Mar 1846. How was she connected with these two families? Who married them and where? Where and when were William and Rhoda married? What German Lutheran or Reformed churches might these brothers have attended? What are the possible cemeteries they might have used?

KNIGHT, ROSE posted by Lynn Warren on 08/14/98
Seeking info on the Jesse and Susannah ROSE family. Came from Berkeley Co, WV. Probate records in Mahoning Co show Jesse ROSE died about 1845/46,leaving widow Susannah ROSE, daughters Mary M. ROSE and Susanna KNIGHT, sons John, Hiram, Jesse and Benjamin P. Does anyone know Susannah's (widow) maiden name?

CONWAY, HURDLE, MCCLAFFERTY, NASHETTE posted by Peggy Finney on 08/15/98
Patrick CONWAY m Cathrine MacCLAFFERTY and had 6 children: Charles CONWAY m Bess ?; Thomas; John; Mary CONWAY m Marshall NASHETTE; Clara CONWAY m. Alex SMITH; Kathryn Cecile CONWAY m. Frank HURDLE. I am trying to find info on Patrick CONWAY and Cathrine MCCLAFFERTY as well as Frank HURDLE.

FRANKFORT, FRANKFORTH, FRANKFORTHER, NESBIT, NESBITT posted by Rosaline Anderson on 08/15/98
Looking for info on Mirancy (Nancy) NESBITT and Adam FRANKFORT or Frankforth/Frankforther. They were married in Mahoning Co, possibly in Poland or Brooklyn. They are shown in 1880 census of Boardman Twp. He served in the Civil War in Company E, Poland, OH. They moved to Iowa in 1881. I don't have either Mirancy or Adam's parents or siblings. Their children are: John Nathaniel FRANKFORTH, Mary Katurah "Kitty" FRANKFORTH, Edward B. FRANKFORTH and Nora FRANKFORTH (twins), Birchard Hayes FRANKFORTH and Arthur D. FRANKFORTH.

MCNEEL, RAMSEY, RICE posted by Rosaline Anderson on 08/15/98
Looking for info on John Smith Beyer RAMSEY who married Fannie Elizabeth RICE. John's parents were James RAMSEY and Nancy MCNEEL who came from PA around 1850.

BAIRD, KITCH, WELLENDORF posted by Andrea STRACK on 08/16/98
Looking for info on Emma Louise BAIRD, b 30 May 1880 in Youngstown, Mahoning Co, OH. Her parents were John BAIRD and Eliza KITCH. She later married Edward Augustus WELLENDORF. She died on May 9, 1964, in Pomonoa, CA.

HACKER, WELLENDORF posted by Andrea STRACK on 08/16/98
Looking for info on Elizabeth HACKER, b on 12 Jul 1861. The location of her birth and her parents are unknown. She married Louis D. WELLENDORF on 19 Oct 1882, in Youngstown, Mahoning Co, OH.

MONAT, MONET, MONETH posted by Carol MacKay on 08/21/98
I am investigating a lead on a long lost branch of my MONETH family from Suedmerzen, Niedersachsen, Germany, which has lead me to Mahoning Co. Searching for info regarding the family of Mary MONETH, d 1914 in Mahoning Co. I would love to hear from anyone researching this family or knowing of this family.

DANIELS, ROBINSON posted by Brenda Daniels on 08/22/98
Family of Perry Watson DANIELS, b 1901, d 1929, left a wife Emma and a daughter Erma DANIELS. PLEASE Anyone with any knowledge of these family members and decendants, contact me. Any information is greatly appreciated and meeting new family is a plus.

GRIMM posted by Brenda Daniels on 08/22/98
Family of Harry T. GRIMM supposed to have a family in Youngstown. He died in Mar of this year. Please contact me if you have knowledge of this family.

ETTABURN, WIRT posted by John Price on 08/22/98
The WIRTs were among the earliest families locate in the Mahoning Valley. Peter WIRT, named after his father, a soldier in the Revolutionary War was born in Carlisle, PA in 1793. He came to Youngstown in the early 1800's. He married Margaret ETTABURN of West Middlesex, PA in 1824. Looking for more info.

CILANO, DESKIN posted by MEDeskin@aol.com on 08/22/98
Interested in surnames CILANO and DESKIN born, lived, married, died in Mahoning Co, OH.

BROBST posted by Bill Brobst on 08/24/98
Looking to collect and provide information on the Brobst families who lived in Mahoning Co in the 1800s.

BLATT, PLATT posted by Bobbie Kalben on 08/25/98
I am searching for information about John BLATT, born 16 Jul 1839 in Mahoning Co, OH. He may be the son of Adam BLATT/PLATT. Any info would be appreciated.

MARSTON, MORGAN posted by Brent Morgan on 08/29/98
James W., Henry (Harry), and Geo Edw MORGAN and mother Phoebe MARSTON came to USA in 1862 and settled in Youngstown area. Father also named Henry and there is no record that he came. They came from Manchester, England. Have birth certificate for Geo Edw. Cannot find them on census records for Manchester in 1851 and will be checking 1861. Any chance that this family originated in Wales as did other MORGANS in Mahoning?

BALLARD, HESTON, KYLE posted by Debbie Rider on 08/30/98
Seeking info on parents of Mary "Polly" BALLARD dau of John BALLARD and Sarah HESTON who m Robert KYLE in Youngstown, OH on 20 Apr 1808. She died on 1 Jan 1832 and is buried at Four Mile Run Cem. Need any record of parents ever being in Trumbull Co/Mahoning Co area. Need death dates and places of burial for parents. Have info on Polly's siblings and children to share with anyone interested.

RIPPLE, SCHRUM posted by Philip Davis on 08/31/98
Searching for info on Peter SCHRUM. He is believed to be born in Clarksburg PA but resided in Austintown, Mahoning Co. No solid dates...possibly died on 25 May 1894. His son, Peter C. SCHRUM, was married to Mary Ann RIPPLE.

CALER, MAHAR, MAHER posted by Anne Baehr Evans on 08/31/98
Is anyone working on the MAHAR/MAHER family? John and Mary MAHER went to Youngstown, Mahoning Co in 1892. John and Mary were Irish; but married and lived in Scotland. Their children Patrick, Susan, John, Timothy, Mark, James, Thomas, and Bessie were born in Scotland; and Catherine was born in Youngstown (1894). Bessie MAHAR married Raymond Robert CALER in Youngstown in 1918.

BERTEEN, NIELSEN posted by Amy Lamy on 08/31/98
Looking for info on Ethel Mary NIELSEN & her family. She was born 22 Nov 1915 in Youngstown, OH. I believe her parents' names were Edwin NIELSEN & Gertrude BERTEEN (her mother's maiden name). All of the above are deceased!

MCGOURTY, MCMORROW, RONAN posted by Margaret Merrill on 08/31/98
Looking for info on a Patrick MCGOURTY who came to US (possibly Mahoning due to Ronan connection) 1872 and worked in coal mines until 1880 when he moved on to Howard Co, IA. Also, Patrick RONAN and Patrick MCMORROW. Era 1860-75.

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