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November 29, 2001

  • Updated the Overall Site Index. Now over 61,000 entries and 7000 surnames!

  • Added an extraction of the 1850 Chester Village, Meigs County Census to the Censuses page.


  • February 9, 2001

  • Updated the Overall Site Index. Now over 50,000 entries and 6300 surnames!

  • Added a copy of the 1819 Meigs County Tax List as published in the Meigs County Telegraph, 1872, to the Miscellanea page. Thanks to Cheryl Hartley.


  • January 10, 2001

  • Added an extraction of the 1920 Rutland Twp., Meigs County Census to the Censuses page. Thanks to Merry Anne Pierson.


  • August 14, 2000

  • Announced the Meigs County Genealogy Database Project. Check it out and see how you can participate.

  • June 6, 2000

  • Completed the Deed Index with the addition of entries M-Z.

  • May 31, 2000

  • Updated the Overall Site Index. Now over 43,600 entries and 6300 surnames! I've changed the format of the indexes to reduce the file size, and I would welcome any comments.


  • May 2, 2000

  • Added several queries to the Researchers page.

  • Updated the death certificate index to include the years 1923 to 1927 for all surnames on the Vital Records page.

  • Added lots of stuff to the Newspaper Transcriptions page and the Obituaries page. Thanks to Cheryl Hartley for her contributions!

  • Updated the Overall Site Index. Now almost 43,000 entries and almost 6300 surnames!


  • April 25, 2000

  • Introducing the new Cemeteries page. It's been reformatted and has lots of new cemeteries and new information on them. Let me know what you think!


  • April 18, 2000

  • Added a transcription of the Middleport listings from Wiggins & Weaver's Ohio River Directory for 1871-1872 to the Miscellanea page. Thanks to Debbie Peppones!

  • Added lots of stuff to the Newspaper Transcriptions page and the Obituaries page. Check out the Police Blotter! Thanks to Cheryl Hartley for her contributions!


  • April 4, 2000

  • Added a 'Hometown News' section for Bedford Township to the Newspaper Transcriptions page. Thanks to Kay Williams for this material.

  • Added several obituaries to the Obituaries page. Thanks to Kay Williams for her contributions!


  • March 30, 2000

  • I've started changing many of the pages to use Helvetica for much of the text. This should make these pages much easier to read. Please pass along any comments you might have about the page styles.

  • Added an Obituaries page. Thanks to Cheryl Hartley for several contributions! If you have transcribed Meigs County obituaries from the original newspaper or microfilm of the original you are invited to donate them for publication here.


  • March 7, 2000

  • Reorganized the Meigs County in the Civil War page, and added a list of soldiers who died in the War. Thanks to Cheryl Hartley.

  • Updated the Overall Site Index. Now over 39,000 entries and over 5700 surnames!


  • March 1, 2000

  • Added a Wills page. Thanks to Connie Schumaker for the first two contributions! If you have transcribed Meigs County wills from the original or microfilm of the original you are invited to donate them for publication here.


  • February 24, 2000

  • Added a list of winners at the 1859 Meigs County Agricultural Fair to the Miscellanea page. Thanks to Cheryl Hartley!


  • February 22, 2000

  • Added a transcription of the Pomeroy listings from Wiggins & Weaver's Ohio River Directory for 1871-1872 to the Miscellanea page. Thanks to Debbie Peppones!

  • Renamed '100 Years Ago in Meigs County' to 'Meigs County Newspaper Transcriptions', since the section is now three years old.

  • Added a link to Tom Cooper's home page to the Resources page.

  • Added a photo of Sugar Run in a flood to the 'Photo Gallery' on the Resources page.

  • Added several queries to the Researchers page.


  • December 20, 1999

  • Added several queries to the Researchers page.


  • September 29, 1999

  • Added several queries to the Researchers page.


  • August 16, 1999

  • Added a 'Photo Gallery' to the Resources page. If you have old photos of Meigs County people or places that you would like to scan and contribute, let me know. I'll be happy to add them.


  • August 11, 1999

  • Reformatted the marriage records on the Vital Records page. Changed the date formats to display the month name and redid the source citations. This cut about 50K off the size of each file.


  • July 28, 1999

  • Updated the Overall Site Index. Now over 37,700 entries and over 5600 surnames!


  • July 23, 1999

  • Added several queries to the Researchers page.


  • June 28, 1999

  • Added an extraction of the 1920 Salem Twp., Meigs County Census to the Censuses page. Thanks to Merry Anne Pierson.


  • June 23, 1999

  • Added several queries to the Researchers page.


  • June 7, 1999

  • Added a JavaScript to the Resources page to update the page look a little. Let me know if this causes anyone any problems.


  • May 28, 1999

  • Added some biographical sketches from Hardesty's 1883 Historical and Biographical Encyclopedia to the Miscellanea page. Thanks to Merry Anne Pierson!

  • Added several queries to the Researchers page.


  • May 7, 1999

  • Added lists of births, marriages and deaths (1900-1907) from the diary of Jennie Love Murray to the Miscellanea page. Thanks to Hily Richards!

  • Added a link to an 1895 atlas map of Meigs County to the Maps page.

  • Updated the Cemeteries page.

  • Cleaned up some broken links, added a link to the Meigs Co. library, etc.


  • April 22, 1999

  • Added several queries to the Researchers page.


  • March 4, 1999

  • Added a scan of a Historical Sketch of Peace Evangelical Church. Thanks to Mark Meinhart!


  • February 26, 1999

  • Added several queries to the Researchers page.


  • February 4, 1999

  • Updated the Overall Site Index. Now over 34,500 entries and over 5300 surnames!

  • Added an extraction of the 1920 Chester Twp., Meigs County Census to the Censuses page. Thanks to Merry Anne Pierson.


  • February 3, 1999

  • Added a link to Sharon Rickerson's home page to the Resources page.

  • Added links to the Barnhouse and Wayne Family Genealogy pages to the Resources page.

  • Removed two broken links from the Resources page. If anyone knows where the Wehrung site and John Rappold's site have gone, please let me know.

  • Added a link to a page about the McLaughlin Cemetery to the Cemeteries page.

  • Added a link to a very informative page about Grace Episcopal Church to the Churches page.


  • February 2, 1999

  • Added several queries to the Researchers page.


  • January 21, 1999

  • Added several queries to the Researchers page.


  • January 15, 1999

  • Added several queries to the Researchers page.


  • January 13, 1999

  • Added an extraction of the 1920 Letart Twp., Meigs County Census to the Censuses page. Thanks to Merry Anne Pierson.


  • December 10, 1998

  • Added an extraction of the 1920 Orange Twp., Meigs County Census to the Censuses page. Thanks to Merry Anne Pierson.


  • December 9, 1998

  • Added several queries to the Researchers page.


  • November 25, 1998

  • Updated the Overall Site Index. Now over 31,000 entries and over 5200 surnames!


  • November 11, 1998

  • Posted a revised version of the Birth Records page, with over 2900 records! Thanks to Sharon Rickerson for supplying much new data.


  • October 21, 1998

  • Added several queries to the Researchers page.


  • September 14, 1998

  • Added a page for Co. E of the 4th Virginia Infantry, recruited in Meigs Co.
  • Added several queries to the Researchers page.


  • September 1, 1998

  • Removed the "Meigs County in PERSI" page due to a threat of legal action from the Allen County Public Library. Sorry!


  • August 21, 1998

  • Added several queries to the Researchers page.


  • July 29, 1998

  • Added several queries to the Researchers page.


  • July 21, 1998

  • Added queries to the Researchers page from Terry Sayre, Merry Anne Pierson, JLAWS63@aol.com, Billy F. Montgomery, Susan Gibson, Amy Whinery, JHorton61@aol.com, bobmoyer@asheboro.com, M. Grothouse, Rotho@aol.com, branham@bright.net, D. Sullivan, Roy Siple, and Benny Littleh.

  • Added links to marriages from 1862-1865 to the Vital Records page.

  • Updated the Meigs County in the Civil War page.

  • Added J and K entries to the Deed Index page.

  • June 19, 1998

  • Added queries to the Researchers page from Jim Scharf and Kathy Vanderpool.


  • June 5, 1998

  • The last several queries added to the Researchers page were from Jimmie Barnes, DRuhinen@aol.com, tuchiep@aol.com, Louise White, William Pratt, Betty Henry Pilkington, Nancy Holland, Jim Clark, Beth Lauer, and David Marshall Dunlop.


  • June 3, 1998

  • Added a query to the Researchers page. Details later.


  • May 29, 1998

  • Added several queries to the Researchers page. Details later.


  • April 30, 1998

  • Added several queries to the Researchers page.


  • April 15, 1998

  • Added an extraction of the 1920 Columbia Twp., Meigs County Census to the Censuses page. Thanks to Merry Anne Pierson.

  • Updated the Overall Site Index. Now over 28,000 entries!

  • Added queries from maxtom@hal-pc.org, Fredric Z. Saunders, Randy Sue McKeever, Stan Meeke, Michele, Bob Peck, Ruth Frees, Linda Stuckenschneider-Epstein, Lola M. Weber, Barbara Madden, Gary R. Hawpe, and John A. McCall to the Researchers page.


  • March 24, 1998

  • Added queries from Graydon W. Gorby, Linda Lovely, buckeyevi@aol.com, Jim Oiler, J. Smith, Nancy Stricklett Galaway, Tami McMahan-Feldhaus, and Jennifer Moreo to the Researchers page.


  • March 11, 1998

  • Added an extraction of the 1920 Olive Twp., Meigs County Census to the Censuses page. Thanks to Merry Anne Pierson.


  • March 6, 1998

  • Added an extraction of the 1920 Sutton Twp., Meigs County Census to the Censuses page, with more to come!. Thanks to Merry Anne Pierson.

  • Updated the Overall Site Index. Now over 23,000 entries! Also fixed some non-functional links. If you find a link in the index that doesn't work properly, please contact me.

  • Added queries from Jim Woodyard and Karin Smith-Davidson to the Researchers page. I also rearranged the queries into separate pages by year (1996, 1997 and 1998). This will eventually allow me to provide a more accurate index, as well as reducing the amount of time it takes to download the latest queries.


  • February 26, 1998

  • Added queries from Fluffie@worldnet.att.net, Vivian Bailey, Pam Roberts, Susan K. Thomas, Mike Salster, Louise R. White, RUTHJAN@prodigy.net, Dick Sommer, Terry Littleton, Mariellen R. Cockerham, gburch@inreach.com, Rosemary Flamion, Ann Reed, Mike Guisleman, John Butler, John L. Lewis, Bonnie Coyle, and zuelsdorf@cybertime.net to the Researchers page.


  • February 25, 1998

  • Added a page with information on some 19th century Ohio State Penitentiary Inmates from Meigs County. Thanks to Carrol Swanson!

  • Updated the Death Records page.

  • Added H and I entries to the Deed Index page.

  • January 23, 1998

  • Added to the list of personal Web pages that mention Meigs County - see the Resources page.

  • Added queries from Patricia Johnson, David Frey, Peggy Bullard, Deane Hayes, Marshall W. McCoy, Ed Haynes, Jacque Davis, Kathleen Rizer, judyn@garlic.com, Noltens@aol.com, RHaynes639@aol.com, and Jamela85@aol.com to the Researchers page. Sorry it has taken so long to get these posted, but work, family and the holidays all conspired to keep me from keeping up with my hobbies. Look for some new features on the site in the near future, along with the rest of the issues of '100 Years Ago in Meigs Co.' I hope to have more time to work on the site over the next two months or so. Thanks for your patience.


  • December 1, 1997

  • Added queries from John Carpenter, SGEN911@aol.com, Valerie Hurd, Dawn Hedrick, Don Curtis, Thom Foulks, Melanie Brown, Roger Byers, Jonathan Snyder, and Gene Page to the Researchers page.


  • October 29, 1997

  • Added a link to a Meigs County Will Index to the Resources page. This is a commercial site, and I am not connected to it in any way.

  • Added queries from Helen Lewis, Millie Alexander, Laura McKenzie, and hilyr@iswt.com to the Researchers page.


  • October 20, 1997

  • Added queries from Merry Anne Pierson, Lisa McClatchy, Millie Alexander, and Gene Schrage to the Researchers page.


  • September 26, 1997

  • Added queries from Loraine Kerns, Barb Waits, and Margaret D. Pricer to the Researchers page.

  • Updated the death certificate index to include the years 1918 to 1922 for all surnames on the Vital Records page.


  • September 24, 1997

  • Added queries from jagloe@inlink.com, Kristi1792@aol.com, Darryl R. Stroup, Emmett Mason, Sue, Janis Aguilar, Steve Peters, and Ruben Hernandez to the Researchers page.


  • September 3, 1997

  • Added queries from Joanne Pettit, Connie L. Blackwood, Jim Shivler, and David L. Beavers to the Researchers page.


  • August 27, 1997

  • Updated the Lookups page.

  • Added a query from Jack Armstrong to the Researchers page.

  • Updated the death certificate index to include the years 1918 to 1922 for surnames A-K on the Vital Records page.

  • Updated the Libraries, Archives and Museums page.


  • August 20, 1997

  • Added about 30 death records to the Death Records page.

  • Added about 90 entries to the Birth Records page.

  • Added queries from Homer Thiel, Merry Anne Pierson, Marion Sohn, Michael Wayne, Michael Anthony, and Richard Sommer to the Researchers page.


  • August 7, 1997

  • Added queries from ddunlop@accesscomm.net, Maryann Robbins, and LMIC2@aol.com to the Researchers page.


  • July 28, 1997

  • Added a query from Bill Foss to the Researchers page.

  • Added a BENSON/SNIDER query to the USENET posts page.

  • Posted the July issue of '100 Years Ago in Meigs County'.


  • July 22, 1997

  • Added queries from Don Bowman and Audrey Dain to the Researchers page.


  • July 17, 1997

  • Changed the main page to use tables. If you have any problems accessing this page, please let me know and I'll change it back. The old page is here.

  • Reformatted the Meigs Co. marriage records on the Vital Records page to reduce the page sizes.

  • Added a query from Jeff Harbrecht to the Researchers page, and moved all 1996 queries to the Old Queries page.


  • July 15, 1997

  • Added queries from Ruth Minnery, Rick Albright, demart@eastlink.net, and Pat Sproat to the Researchers page.


  • July 11, 1997

  • Posted the June issue of '100 Years Ago in Meigs County'.


  • July 10, 1997

  • Added queries from jcnest@gj.net, Linda Hermes, Lisa Wilson, and James A. Cook to the Researchers page.


  • July 7, 1997

  • Added 38 entries to the Birth Records page.

  • Added a query from Michael Wayne to the Researchers page.


  • July 3, 1997

  • Posted the May issue of '100 Years Ago in Meigs County'.


  • July 2, 1997

  • Added queries from Steve Snider and Selma Bonewald to the Researchers page.


  • June 12, 1997

  • Added some new deeds to the Deeds page.

  • June 11, 1997

  • Updated the Overall Site Index. Now over 20,000 entries!

  • Added about 600 entries to the Birth Records page.

  • May 30, 1997

  • Added queries from Eve Olson, Lila Hardin, David Frey, John Cook, Rhonda Snyder, and Phyllis Zachow to the Researchers page.


  • May 23, 1997

  • Reactivated the Lookups page. Please read the new guidelines before requesting lookups.

  • Added Olive, Lebanon, Letart and Salisbury townships to the 1850 Meigs County Census on the Censuses page.


  • May 20, 1997

  • Posted the April issue of '100 Years Ago in Meigs County'. Sorry this is late, I'm running a little behind.

  • Added queries from Mary K. Goodyear, Glida Bothwell, Jim Woodyard, deckerara@aol.com, poland@nauticom.net, Helen A. Shaw, Merry Anne Pierson, Eve Olson, Carrol Swanson, Linda Lane, and Robin Nevegold Scharff to the Researchers page.

  • Added Bedford and Scipio townships to the 1850 Meigs County Census on the Censuses page.


  • April 25, 1997

  • Added a good Meigs County township map to the Maps page.

  • Began a list of personal Web pages that mention Meigs County - see the Resources page. If you know of any that should be listed, please let me know.

  • Added queries from Betty Carl, Merry Anne Pierson, Gwen G., Dave Wright, Pam Carte, S. McGilvray, Toni Rodgers, Debi Lewis, Kathy, R. S. Gilmore, Jill Orr, NatPuck@aol.com and Pat Binegar to the Researchers page.

  • March 19, 1997

  • Added some letters home from the Spanish-American War and some memories of the Nease Settlement to the Miscellanea page.

  • Added queries from Hardie Hartung and Michael Anthony to the Researchers page.

  • March 17, 1997

  • Added queries from Richard C. Renner, Dbutton2@aol.com, Rene' B. Davis, Gene Young, Selinda Lay, Dave Leavenworth, and Barbara Madden to the Researchers page.

  • March 8, 1997

  • Added a query from Merry Anne Pierson to the Researchers page.

  • Posted the March issue of '100 Years Ago in Meigs County'.

  • March 5, 1997

  • Added queries from Val Barneson, Randy Sue McKeever, and Ron Parks to the Researchers page.

  • Updated the Meigs County entries in the Roots Surname List to the March RSL.

  • February 25, 1997

  • Added some new deeds to the Deeds page.

  • Added queries from Pam McGee-Martin, Joel A. Hartley, Jeff Monroe, Sharen Chambers, Chuck Wolfe, Carole Ann Heaster, Bruce Kemp, and Duke Hayes to the Researchers page.

  • February 19, 1997

  • Added some new deeds to the Deeds page.

  • Added John Grubb, Jerry R. Ennis, Stephen E. Snider, Sr., James Bissell, and Duke Hayes to the Researchers page and broke the page up into two smaller pages.

  • February 4, 1997

  • Updated the Overall Site Index.

  • Posted the February issue of '100 Years Ago in Meigs County'.

  • January 29, 1997

  • Updated my ahnentafel.

  • January 28, 1997

  • Added John Grubb, Phyllis Hembree, Cheryl Malo, Mary Matheas, MzOHCW@AOL.com, Peggy Pearson, Jay C. Russell, and Cleta Terrell to the Researchers page.

  • Added about 600 entries to the Birth Records page.

  • January 20, 1997

  • Added James Bissell, jgcook@aol.com, and Tim King to the Researchers page.


  • January 17, 1997

  • Added an index to '100 Years Ago in Meigs County' to the Overall Site Index.

  • Added Nancy C. Adkins, jzach@tctc.com, Tony Leach, M. Ratliff, and Judy Warth to the Researchers page.


  • January 10, 1997

  • Added a new ongoing feature - '100 Years Ago in Meigs County'.

  • Added two Enumerations of School-Age Youth to the Miscellanea page.

  • Updated the Meigs County entries in the Roots Surname List to the January RSL.

  • January 9, 1997

  • Added Jean Schaefer and NJeff69430@aol.com to the Researchers page.


  • December 20, 1996

  • Added a MCKINLEY query to the USENET posts page.


  • December 16, 1996

  • Added the Meigs County seal to the main page. Let me know if the extra graphics are a bother - I can move it to another page if necessary.

  • Added Millie Alexander, Bill Bojanowski, Diane Dunnigan, Cheryl Mowery, and Shirley Quintero Researchers page.


  • December 6, 1996

  • Added Mary Lee Marchi, Sarah Rose, Steve Diddle and Mark Meinhart to the Researchers page, and updated Eleanor Weiss' query.


  • November 22, 1996

  • Added some new deeds to the Deeds page.

  • Added Jean Mejerle and Robert Mixon to the Researchers page, and updated Jeanie Reed's query.

  • Added a CARTWRIGHT/WHITNEY query to the USENET posts page.


  • November 13, 1996

  • Updated the Overall Site Index and fixed the problem with displaying the linked files.

  • Added several deeds to the Meigs County Deeds page.

  • Added Al Davis to the Researchers page.


  • November 11, 1996

  • Added a Meigs County Deeds page.

  • Added Allen Richmond to the Researchers page.


  • November 5, 1996

  • Added Michelle DeVore, Sarah Cox, Steve Kennedy, and Robin Hommerbocker to the Researchers page.


  • November 1, 1996

  • Added a PAINE/PETTIT query to the USENET posts page.


  • October 31, 1996

  • Added Vicki Isborn to the Researchers page.


  • October 24, 1996

  • Fixed a problem with the 1840 Meigs County Census on the Censuses page.


  • October 23, 1996

  • Added Tim Hopkins to the Researchers page.


  • October 22, 1996

  • Added the 1840 Meigs County Census to the Censuses page.

  • Added Gary Turner to the Researchers page.

  • Updated the Overall Site Index.


  • October 14, 1996

  • Added Anna Herbertson to the Researchers page.

  • Updated the Meigs County entries in the Roots Surname List to the October RSL.

  • September 30, 1996

  • Added a number of lookup offers to the Lookups page.

  • Added Ginny Kane to the Researchers page.

  • September 27, 1996

  • Added Ted Jones to the Researchers page.

  • Added a number of lookup offers to the Lookups page.


  • September 24, 1996

  • Updated Cecily Sprouse's query on the Researchers page.

  • September 17, 1996

  • Updated the Meigs County entries in the Roots Surname List to the September RSL.

  • Added Sherryl Barger and R.S. McKeever to the Researchers page.

  • August 30, 1996

  • Added Linda McMillen to the Researchers page.

  • August 26, 1996

  • Added an index to most Meigs County death certificates for 1913 to 1917 to the Vital Records page.

  • August 21, 1996

  • Added Gail Denkers to the Researchers page.

  • Added a special cemetery lookup offer to the Lookups page. Limited time only!


  • August 8, 1996

  • Added a number of queries to the USENET posts page.

  • Added a description of Morgan's Raid to the Meigs County in the Civil War page.

  • Updated the Meigs County entries in the Roots Surname List to the August RSL.

  • Added some new resources to the Lookups page.


  • July 31, 1996

  • Added two BICKLE queries to the USENET posts page.

  • Added Clarice Mitchell to the Researchers page.

  • July 29, 1996

  • Added the autobiography of Dr. Thomas Barton to the Meigs Co., OH References page.

  • July 23, 1996

  • Added a biographical sketch of W.W. Hurley to the Miscellanea page.

  • Added a number of new references to the Meigs Co., OH References page. Look for the symbol.

  • July 22, 1996

  • Added Cynthia Fulcher to the Researchers page.

  • Added about 200 more death records to the Vital Records page.

  • July 18, 1996

  • Added a page on Meigs County in the Civil War.

  • Added "A listing of entrymen on lands in Meigs Co., Ohio", by L. Richard Kocher, to the Meigs Co., OH References page.


  • July 17, 1996

  • Added a collection of marriages of Meigs Co. natives in Cabell Co., WV, to the Vital Records page.

  • Added Brendon Duffy and Cecily Sprouse to the Researchers page.

  • Added John Rappold to the Researchers page. His entry includes a link to his web site.


  • July 08, 1996

  • Added Carroll Erskine and Beth Wilson to the Queries page.

  • Updated the Meigs County entries in the Roots Surname List to the July RSL.

  • Joined the Ohio Genweb project. Added a Lookups page.


  • July 05, 1996

  • Added Tom Foreman to the Researchers page.


  • July 01, 1996

  • Added Debbie Smyth to the Researchers page.

  • Added a WALLACE/SMALLEY/MCBRIDE/HAYDEN query to the USENET posts page.


  • June 20, 1996

  • Added a GEORGE query to the USENET posts page.


  • June 14, 1996

  • Added the 1820 Gallia County Census to the Censuses page.

  • Added Pam Nelson and Larry Flesher to the Researchers page.

  • Added a MUTCHLER query to the USENET posts page.


  • June 7, 1996

  • Added Edwin Twitchell to the Researchers page.


  • June 6, 1996

  • Added the 1830 Meigs County Census to the Censuses page.

  • Added 11 pages of Chester Twp. to the 1850 Meigs County Census on the Censuses page.

  • Updated the Overall Site Index.


  • June 5, 1996

  • Added the marriage records to the Overall Site Index.


  • June 3, 1996

  • Added the 1820 Meigs County Census to the Censuses page.

  • Updated the Meigs County entries in the Roots Surname List to the June RSL.

  • Updated the list of Meigs County references in the Periodical Source Index (PERSI) on the Resources page.

  • Added some new extracts from Howe's Historical Collections of Ohio (pub. 1900).


  • May 30, 1996

  • Added an initial version of an Overall Site Index.


  • May 28, 1996

  • Added a page with some extracts from Howe's Historical Collections of Ohio (pub. 1900).


  • May 22, 1996

  • Added a KOBLENTZ query to the USENET posts page.


  • May 20, 1996

  • Added a page listing early Meigs County surnames mentioned in the 'Christian Messenger'.

  • Added a link to a better Meigs County map to the Maps page.

  • Updated the Meigs County entries in the Roots Surname List to the May RSL.

  • May 03, 1996

  • Updated the Researchers page.


  • April 15, 1996

  • Added Eric Walters to the Researchers page.


  • April 12, 1996

  • Added a MCKENZIE query to the USENET posts page.


  • April 11, 1996

  • Added some Ohio holdings of Marshall University to the various References pages.

  • April 10, 1996

  • Updated the Meigs County entries in the Roots Surname List to the April RSL.

  • April 9, 1996

  • Added collections of birth and death records to the Vital Records page.

  • April 4, 1996

  • Added a LALLANCE query to the USENET posts page.

  • Added the Meigs County holdings of the New York City Public Library to the Meigs Co., OH References page.


  • March 27, 1996

  • Added a list of Meigs County references in the Periodical Source Index (PERSI) to the Resources page.

  • Added a WEHRUNG query to the USENET posts page.


  • March 13, 1996

  • Added References pages for Gallia Co., OH, and Vinton Co., OH.

  • Reorganized the Resources page, and added a Vital Records page.

  • March 06, 1996

  • Updated the Athens Co., OH, and Meigs Co., OH References pages.

  • Added Jeanie Reed to the Researchers page.

  • Updated the Meigs County entries in the Roots Surname List to the March RSL.

  • February 23, 1996

  • Updated the Cemeteries page, including several new cemeteries, and the addition of USGS topographical map names on which the cemeteries are located.

  • Reorganized the References page. Added new pages for Athens Co., OH, and Mason Co., WV.

  • February 22, 1996

  • Added Jonathan Shaw to the Researchers page.


  • February 19, 1996

  • Added a description of a privately held photo album with Meigs Co. connections to the Miscellanea page.

  • Updated the USENET posts page.


  • February 13, 1996

  • Updated the USENET posts page.


  • February 08, 1996

  • Added the holdings of the Houston, TX, Public Library to the References page.

  • Updated the Meigs County entries in the Roots Surname List to the February RSL.

  • February 05, 1996

  • Added the USENET posts page.


  • January 30, 1996

  • Added Robert Page and Jan Howard to the Researchers page.


  • January 23, 1996

  • Added 'The BICKLE Family', by Sharon Bickle Rickerson, to the Miscellanea page.


  • January 17, 1996

  • Added 'The GREEN Family', by Sandra Reuther, to the Miscellanea page.


  • January 15, 1996

  • Added Sandra Reuther to the Researchers page, and added her writeup on The HONAKER Family to the Miscellanea page.


  • January 12, 1996

  • Added the Meigs County Tiny-Tafels page.

  • January 10, 1996

  • Added Jeff Mabrey to the Researchers page.

  • Updated the Meigs County entries in the Roots Surname List to the January RSL.

  • December 14, 1995

  • Added Sharon Rickerson to the Researchers page.

  • Added a biography of Dr. Joseph A. Fox to the Miscellanea page.

  • Added "Ornate & simple forms : Pomeroy furniture & fashion, 1840-1880" to the References page.

  • December 8, 1995

  • Added a link to the LDS Ohio research guide to the Further Info page.

  • Added Clark Blake to the Researchers page.

  • December 7, 1995

  • Updated the Meigs County entries in the Roots Surname List to the December RSL.

  • December 4, 1995

  • Added a Meigs County Miscellanea page.

  • Added Ronald Opfell to the Researchers page.

  • December 1, 1995

  • Added a 1% extract of the 1880 Meigs County Census to the Censuses page.

  • Updated the MILITARY REFERENCES section of the References page.

  • November 16, 1995

  • Added the Meigs County Censuses page.

  • Added Jeff Johnson to the Researchers page.

  • Updated the newspaper holdings of the Ohio Historical Center on the References page.

  • November 13, 1995

  • Added the township for several cemetery locations.

  • Updated the holdings of the LDS Family History Library on the References page.

  • November 7, 1995

  • Added a page with all the Meigs County entries in the Roots Surname List.

  • Added links to the available home pages of the institutions mentioned in the References page.

  • Revised the style of this page.

  • November 2, 1995

  • Added Carol Mitchell, Mike Poston and Fran Simmons to the Researchers page.

  • Reorganized the References page and added holdings of the LDS Family History Library.

  • November 1, 1995

  • Updated Meigs Co. references at the Library of Congress.

  • October 30, 1995

  • The whole page is new. I hope that you have found some useful things here. Comments can be sent to bfrecker@logicon.com. I'd appreciate any suggestions for additional resources or features that might be helpful. If you would like to be included on the Meigs County Researchers page, drop me a note with your family names or other interests.