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Edward m. Bridget Connely. They lived on Flagg Street in Dayton in 1880 census. Bridget must have died sometime between 1880 and 1900 census. She was the daughter of Michael Connely and Bridget Henneberry. Edward and Bridget had a daughter, Catherine, nicknamed Katie. Does anyone have any information on this family.  My g-grandmother was Johanna, sister of Bridget. Barbara Wegley Anderson - Cincinnati, OH - or
Submitted by Barbara Wegley Anderson in 1997

Looking for information on Schlegel surname. Please send information to Thanks, Cynthia Schlegel Wepking
Submitted by Cynthia Schlegel Wepking in 1997

Would like to correspond with anyone who has information on Michael SCHMIDT/SMITH who migrated to Montgomery Co. OH from Frederick Co. MD.and supposedly died there in 1815. His first wife was Mary _____ whose will was dated 1781 and probated 1783 leaving everything to a daughter Mary. His second wife was said to be Veronica ______ born about 1755 and died during childbirth before 1810 census. His third wife was said to be a Catherine _____.  Can anyone help me? Census records, Marriage records, etc.  Shirley Edillon - email: or 4858 Glenbrook Drive, S. W. Roanoke, VA 24018-2800
Submitted by Guido A. Edillon in 1997

Looking for info on Clara Ellen Seeker, b. 26 Dec. 1882, Dayton, Ohio, d. 1944, Lewisburg, Ohio, she m. (Charles Allen Urich) and  any info on her parents etc... Thanks Bruce custer
Submitted by Sharon Nuss Custer in 1997

Peter Seitz (b) 1880 Dayton (d)1945 Dayton. Had father and son name Peter SEITZ.
Submitted by Lovgrams5 in 1997

I am trying to find the parents of my GGrandfather Joseph W. SHAEFFER who was born in 1827 somewhere in Penn. He married Lucinda Dicner of Indiana and lived Dayton,Ohio as I have his military papers showing that he enlisted in the Union Army in 1862 at Springfield, Ohio. Their oldest son, Amelious Harvey SHAEFFER, was born in 1862 at Dayton,Montgomery County,Ohio.and their three other children, John, Lillian and Mary may have been born there. They moved to Creston,Iowa and both Joseph and his wife died there around 1900. If you have any information on them, please contact me at my E-mail address My name is Dale French and I live in Longmont,Co.
Submitted by Dale French in 1997

I am in search of information on Emanuel SHANK and Esther KEEN who may have been married in Montgomery Cty. in 1834. I know of only one child they may have had. John K. SHANK, born: October 21, 1835, He died in Miami Cty, Indiana on January 21, 1917. John W. Shank II e-mail address:
Submitted by John W. Shank II in 1997

Looking for a female Sharp who married a male Jones on a date consistant with being the parent of Martha Jane Jones born 1829.
Submitted by in 1997

I found a Miami Valley will listed for Richard Shaw about 1830-40.  Does anyone have a suggestion as to who would be contacted for a  copy? Thanks for the help. Nancy
Submitted by Nancy Neipert in 1997

SHELLEY, Frances "Fanny" Ellen "Ella" b. ca 1852; d. age 22 yrs in 1874. Marr. John HERMAN ca 1872; had dau Sarah Ellen "Ella" 1873; Sarah marr. 1st a MILLER; 2nd Noah HOKE. Need any infor.  on this family-Frances parents, what happened to some of the members of this family? Carolyn Frazee
Submitted by Carolyn Frazee in 1997

Looking for information of John H. & Phillip SHOE. They were father & son. John was listed in the 1850 census in Clay Township, and Phillip was listed in the same census in Perry Township. John died c. 1862., but I could not find his will or cemetery. I don't know if Phillip stayed in Perry Township, Montgomery County, OH. I do not have access to cemeteries in Montgomery CO., but would really like        Phillip's dates. John's wife was Prudence but I did not find any will for her. Anyone who is researching this family please send an e-mail.  Thank you.
Submitted by in 1997

I am looking for date of death for Edward W. Shuey born on or about Jun 15 1877 in Dayton. Also if you have names of children would be helpful.Thx so much.
Submitted by in 1997

Henry SILER (born 8 Sep 1823) mar. Romanza GARRETT (born 1827 KY) on 26 Aug 1845 Farmersville, Montgomery Co., OH. Thanks for any assistance. Mary Ellen Robertson
Submitted by Mary Ellen Robertson in 1997

Seeking information on the parents of Sarah SINKS who married William HENDRICKSON on Aug 28, 1834 in Montgomery Co., Ohio. I suspect that her father was George SINKS who died in 1850?  TIA Robert A. Stonerock
Submitted by Robert A. Stonerock in 1997

Samuel Matthew Simpson b. 1794 Ireland m. Anna Merrick about 1820. Children include Jane (1821-1843), Henry (1822-1896), Annalisa (1824-?), Martha (1829-?), Mary (1832-1860), Margaret (1834-1840), and Samuel Merrick Simpson b. 1836. Located Samuel Simpson in Montgomery Co., Washington twp. in the 1840 OH        census. In another twp was Henry Merrick - was this the father or a brother to Anna Merrick? Any info appreciated. Linda Doty
Submitted by Linda Doty in 1997

I am trying to find the parents of my gr. gr. gr. grandmother SIDNEY SMITH. Sidney was born in 1812 in England probably of German parents as she always lived in German communities. She married David DICKENSHEETS 4, Feb. 1831 in Frederick Co., Md (the area that later became Carroll Co., Md.). The family came to Montgomery Co., Ohio ca 1839 and lived in Harrison Twp. Sidney died 26, Sept.       1852 and is buried in the old Florence/Kerr Cemetery as is her husband David who died in 1871. The cemetery is located off Northcutt Dr, behind the drive-in theater. Her name might have been Schmidt etc.
Submitted by in 1997

Where is this man and wife buried and what is their date of death? WILLIAM FLOYD SMITH born 1879 FARRAH THOMPSON born 1885 their residence in 1922: Route 17, Dayton, Ohio Thank you, Jim Hartline, Sterling Heights, Michigan
Submitted by The Hartline's in 1997

Looking for information on my STANLEY and BOWEN lines. I have accounts of both the James Stanley and Daniel Bowen families leaving Clayton, Montgomery Co., OH in 1823 for the west. They travelled with a group of 600 followers of John Smith, the Morman leader. If anyone has information about this large group of Mormans leaving Clayton, 1823, or either the Stanley or Bowen families, I'd appreciate hearing from you and happy to share information. Both families settled in Pike co., IL
Submitted by Mary Rosenwinkel in 1998

STAUP,  Lewis Prescott, b: 1811 Md; D: 1876 Allen County; M: 8-5-1839 Green County. Looking for all and any information on Lewis. Also interested in communicating with anyone research the Staup Family.
Submitted by Peggy Staup in 1997

I am looking for information on Starkey and Harris family's in the Dayton area. Grandfather Starkey was County Treasurer abt 1883-1885 . Hiram B. Harris married his daughter Corellia Starkey in montgomery co. and the children were all born in Ohio.
Submitted by Joyce Wilson in 1997

Am looking for any information on Posey Stewart, in this county, 1800-1840. I do not have access to census records of OH. Can anyone peek at those and tell me if there is listed a Posey Stewart in any OH county, 1800 and 1810? Posey Stewart was a Scottish emigrant and first lived in Frederick Co., MD. His son and grandson would lived in Shelby Co., OH. Thanks for any help. Betty Houghton
Submitted by Howard & Betty Houghton in 1997

STEVICK - Does anyone have further information on the following STEVICKs buried in Hill Grove Cem., Miamisburg, OH? ~Eugene Webster Stevick (1906-1926), s/o Alra (?) and Etta (Akeman ?) Stevick ~Daniel Webster Stevick (1859-1923), s/o Jacob Stevick
Submitted by Dawnette in 1997

Searching for STOEVER family who lived in Germantown, Montgomery Co. Susanna STOEVER, daughter of John Casper STOEVER IV and Anna Margaretta WOLF, m. Christian HERR, son of Benjamin HERR of Johnstown, in 1834 in Montgomery Co.
Christian HERR died in 1890 - I can't locate his grave. Also searching for COONE family - in 1820 Christopher COONE and Isaac COONE resided in Montgomery Co. In 1830 census there were Isaac and Israel L. COONE. Linda Doty (I'll be traveling between Oct 10 to about March - please email = my son-in-law during that time)
Submitted by Linda Doty in 1997

STOVER or STOEVER, Adam, born in OH 1811. I Suspect Adam Stover was born in German Twp, Montgomery Co. He married Rebecca (trying to find her surname). They were on the Butler Co, OH census from 1840-1880. Please help me find either of their parents or siblings. Thank you & sincerely, Allan Griffith, # 1 Jodi Lane,
Bloomington, IL 61701; home phone: 309-829-2063, if no answer try         309-828-2059 most reliable email: alternates if above doesn't work: OR
Submitted by Allan Griffith in 1997

Need info on John Wesley Swank b. June 13, 1837 in Dayton, Montgomery Co., Ohio. Went to Mo. bef. 1860. Need parents and siblings B.J.Gilmore
Submitted by BJ Gilmore in 1997

SWISHER is my family surname from Montgomery Co. Ohio. My Greatgrandfather was b. in 1818 in either Union or Clay, in Randolph Twp., or poss. Clayton. I have never been to Montg. Co. Do these  areas overlap, join or what ? Family lived fhere from about 1816 till 1829, then moved to Greenville, Darke Co. Would appreciate
clarification. SWISHERS were millers in occupation.

Seeking information on any SWISHER family members from Montgomery Co., Ohio from 1820 to more recent. Also Jonathan TUCKER married Sarah SWISHER in Montg. Co., about July 1825 or so. WIll share other SWISHER information.
Submitted by Diane G. in 1997

Looking for family of a Nancy Swisher. born about 1790 to 1800, some of her children were born "near Dayton" about 1820. there is no mariage for her in Montgomery County Records. Swisher was her maiden name. West west about 1840.
Submitted by Steven Jennings in 1997

Status: TAYLOR, William from Bob Taylor. I am looking for any information on a William Taylor that died in Montgomery County in 1812. He is thought to be from Worcherster, Mass. and had a son by the name of Thomas Taylor who lived in Stark County circa 1815.
Submitted by in 1997

Seeking info. on Sally Taylor b. Delaware Co., Pa in 1795. Moved to Montgomery Co., Ohio in 1804. Married Joseph Wilson on 3 December 1812 in Montgomery Co. They had 1 child, Jane Wilson in 1813. Joseph died in 1815. What happened to Sally & Jane Wilson after 1815?
Submitted by in 1997

Looking for information on William (K ?) TAYLOR married an Eliza or Liza NEWTON. Liza was born 2/1834 in Tenn. They had 10 children...I only know of one - Alfred N. Taylor b 6/3/1854. He settled in Battle Creek, Mich. Eliza had a daughter named Margaret Ann - I believe illegitimate. William died I believe in Montgomery Co. prior to 1900. 1900 census for Montgomery County has her living with daughter (Margaret)Anna and her husband Henry WYMAN- a widow. I believe William had a brother named Charles Blaine TAYLOR. b. 1844 in Ohio. Shows his parents from Pennsylvania.
Submitted by BHurst1948 in 1997

Searching for decendents of Aaron THOMPSON, died before 1838.  He owned land that passed to a James F. THOMPSON, Ellen  (Thompson)MOONEY (wife of John F. MOONEY), Moses THOMPSON and wife Sarah, and Elaine  (THOMPSON) BARTMESS wife of James BARTMESS. My line decends from Ellen or Eleanor          (THOMPSON) MOONEY born abt 1800 in PA, moved to Montgomery Co.,Ohio, married to John F. Mooney, and Ellen died in April 1881 in Crawford County, IOWA at the home of her daughter Minerva MOONEY - COLEMAN. Would like to hear from the decendents of her siblings here. I have no dates for them, just mention
of in the land documents. Thanks! Charlene Kolterman, Norfolk, NE
Submitted by Charlene K. Kolterman in 1997

Trying to sort out the details and relationships of this family. Richard Thralls died about August 1818. He was 'late of Jefferson Twp., Montgomery Co., Ohio.' However his children were living in Prebel Co. in the 1830s. George R. (Rizer?) Thralls married Hetty Ann Pottenger? 9 Sep 1833 in Preble Co. George R. Thralls later moved to Kuscuisco Co., IN. Brother Arthur A. Thralls married Maria Green 26 Feb 1839 in Preble Co. Why were both these brothers, George R. and Arthur A. Thralls heirs of George Rizer who died in Maryland in 1837? Several of George Rizer children also lived in Preble Co. BUT  WHAT IS THE RELATIONSHIP to these Thralls??
Submitted by Kathleen Rizer in 1997

I am searching for children of Paul Bennett TIBBS, Sr b Mar. 23 1903 d !983 Dayton Ohio, m. Ethel L. dob? dod 1958 ? I assume both buried in Glen Haven Cem. They had 3 sons Paul Bennett, Jr. (Bennie), John William (Billy), James Robert (Bobby) 1 Dau. Betty Ann, Betty married Rev Richard Shoup. I lost contact with them after Uncle Paul Sr. died. If you can provide any information it would be greatly appreciated. Please send E-mail to:
Submitted by in 1997

Looking for information regarding my ancestors, William VAN ARSDOL, b. 17 Feb 1765 in PA or NJ and his wife, Mary SUNDERLAND, b. 29 Mar 1772. Their children were: Eleanor, b. 1781; Lukas, b. 1793; Sarah, b. 1795; Jane, b. 1797; William Jr., b. 1800 OH; Phoebe, b. 1802 OH; Richard, b. 1804 OH; Elizabeth, b. 1809 OH; Katherine, b. 1812 OH; Cornelius, b. 1817 OH. William VAN ARSDOL can be found 1798 and 1809 Montgomery Co. tax lists. Most of the children were also married in this county before moving on to Mercer Co., OH. Who were the parents of William and Mary? Where did they die? Any information on this line greatly appreciated!
Posted by Jim & Colleen Lovan on 1997

Seek parents of Mary Jane Vyer who married Henry Brady in 1854 Dayton, OH
Posted by Nancy Robinson on 1997

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