Montgomery County, Ohio



MONTGOMERY COUNTY, OHIO, QUERY ENTRIES
March 1997



NEWMAN
I am looking for any information that you may have on Sarah C. NEWMAN born c. 1860. She married Benjamin H. CARMICHAEL on Mar 1, 1877 in Hamblen County, TN. Any information will be greatly appreciated.
Submitted by the Carmichael Family on 3/02/1997
 

RODEBERGER, RODENBERGER
John Rodeberger is listed on the 1820 census for Montgomery County, Washington Twsp, Ohio. I am interested in land records, marriage records and any other info.
g. neveaux, rjgpneveaux@worldnet.att.net
Submitted by Robert J. Neveaux on 3/04/1997
 

PETTY, PETTIT, JENNINGS, COX, SWALLOW, SHEETS, OAKES
Mary PETTY (PETTIT) b 1819 Montgomery Co m. John OAKES <1843 Her parents: William PETTY and Mary ___(possible maiden JENNINGS) Land transactions among PETTY, COX, SWALLOW & SHEETS families 1818-22 suggest possible familial links.
Submitted by Mary Hocher on 3/05/1997
 

HARMAN
I am seek informatiom about my fathers' family. He has passed away and I would like to find out anything about his family. His name was Walter Capehart Harman, He was married to my mother Thelma Marie Claybaugh in Dayton Ohio 4/25/29. He was born in Rockingham Va in 1898 and move to Ohio. His father was James Robert Harman. Please help me.
Submitted by Donald & Tanya Fry on 3/05/1997
 

MULKIN, MULKINS
Does anyone know of a Henry Mulkin/Mulkins and wife Rachel who had any of the following children all born in Ohio?: Henry Jr, WIllard b 1814, Norman b 1808, Isaac, Harriet, or Rachel. I know that Henry was found in Montgomery Co in the very early 1800-1810 time period. They moved to Harrison Co IN by 1834. Looking for land deeds, newspaper articles, birth certificates- anything about the Surname. They might have moved from the VT/NY area along with a Sherman/Delecta Babcock family.  Please reply to Marilyn Mulkins Light at Lighthse@enol.com
Submitted by Bruce and Maryilyn Y. Light on 3/05/1997
 

WADE, DUMFORD, DUNFORD, McNABBE, STONEBRAKER, HOUSE, STONE, STEWART
Looking for information on George Peter Wade, born in Franklin County, Va. Abt 1860 married Susan Dumford(or Dunford, born in Franklin County ,Va. Abt 1878). Children Irving Wade (born in Franklin County, Va.), Bessie Lee Wade (born in Franklin County,
Va., married Raymon McNabbe in Montgomery County, Oh.), Nora Wade (born in Franklin County, Va. married Jessie Stonebraker in  Montgomery County, Oh), Dorothy Marie Wade (born in Montgomery  County, Oh. married Jack House in Ohio), Effie May Wade (born in Montgomery County, Oh. died a 1 year old of whopping cough in Montgomery County, Oh.), Russell William Wade (born in MontgomeryCounty, Oh. married Nellie mStone in Montgomery County, Ohio), Wilbur Wilson Wade born in Montgomery County, Ohio), Helen Wade (born in Montgomery County, Ohio, married Aurthur Stewart).
Posted by Jeffrey Wade on 3/06/1997
 

NEWMAN
I am looking for info on my Ggrandfather Jack Newman. Wife was Ellen Grisby Newman. They had four children. All from Jefferson City, Tenn. Annie Watkins Newman my grandmother, born in 1883 Will Henry Tee
Submitted by Nancy Clark on 3/06/1997
 

POFF, ISLER
POFF family - Pennsylvania to Washington Township, Montgomery County. Elias POFF married Loretta ISLER c. 1862. Elias and Loretta were the parents of Elmer, Ellen, John(moved to Miami County, Indiana before 1900), Edward, Ida(married John L. Miller, moved to Miami County, Indiana), Haven, and Sarah. When did Elias come to
Ohio, who were his parents and where in Pennsylvania was he born?  When did Loretta and Elias die, where are they buried? Would like additional information on their children.  Mary Kay Mabe at mabe@sprintmail.com
Submitted by Ed Mabe on 3/07/1997
 

ISLER
ISLER family - Germany to Miami Township, Montgomery County (c. 1835-c.1890). Seeking information on David and Mary Isler and the Isler children. David and Mary born in Germany early 1800's, found in Montgomery County c. 1835. Children were Edward (died in Montgomery County, 1898), Charlotte (married John Belleman, 1851),
Charles ( owned property near present-day Cox Arboretum), Rebecca/Peggy (married Daniel Shade), Jonathon, and Loretta (married Elias Poff c. 1862). When did David and Mary die, where are they buried? Would like additional information on their children.      Mary Kay Mabe at mabe@sprintmail.com
Submitted by Ed Mabe on 3/07/1997
 

KAUFFMAN, McALLISTER
  Looking for information on Joseph KAUFFMAN b. 11 Apr 1854 d. 26 Feb 1889 in Montgomery Co., OH m. 13 Sep 1874 to Louisa McALLISTER b. 14 Nov 1853 in MD d. 26 Sep 1888 in Montgomery Co., OH. 3 children: Mary Elizabeth b. 1 Jul 1880, Jesse b. 23 Nov 1877, Unknown child.
Submitted by Randall S. Lavy 3/9/1997
 

HOLMES
I posted a query in Dec. and I now know that my ancestor, John B. Holmes, was born in Germantown.  I'm looking for others that may be researching the HOLMES family
that live in Montgomery Co., Ohio during the 1800-1822 time frame.  William Holmes and his wife Elizabeth (Bailey?) had a son named John B. Holmes b. January 12, 1820 and then moved to Marion Co., Indiana in 1822. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Please respond via email.
Submitted by Dee Raymond on 3/10/1997
 

DONAKER
Looking for information on the DONAKER families of Montgomery County, Ohio in the period from 1900 thru 1920. I found PEARL,  LUCY AND CHARLOTTE DONAKER living in the County Children's Home at the time of the 1900 census. Also ANDREW,
GEORGE,JOHN, and WILLIAM DONAKER living here at the time of the 1920 census. Does anyone know these people? Send information to jondonaker@aol.com.
Submitted by JONDONAKER@aol.com on 3/11/1997
 

ELLIS, HIMMELRIGHT
Mary E. ELLIS married Samuel Francis HIMMELRIGHT 13 March 1834 at Montgomery County, OH, Their children are Eliza J., John Wesley, James F., Elizabeth C., Caroline J., Edward M., Margaret Frances and Carrie. Where was Mary E. ELLIS born at VA and who are her parents?
Happy to share info. Elizabeth Tilton (eftilton@concentric.net)
Submitted by Elizabeth J. Tilton on 3/13/1997
 

ARNOLD
SAMUEL M. ARNOLD I need some help getting data on Samuel M. ARNOLD (1822-1895) and family. He left Ohio, Montogomery County, I think, and moved to Marion IN in 1868 to open a merctile business with George W. GUNDER. Three of his boys, all in the late teens or early 20s Levi (1849), Annias and Solomon I know moved with him to Indiana. I am not sure if there were other children or a wife. Supposedly he mustered out after serving in Civil War in 1865, but he would have been 43 years old. The National Archives do not have pension records for him. The town of West Baltimore was mentioned in some of the records, but I find no town on the map, although there seems to be other "Wests" and "News"," attached to     towns in the area. I am willing to pay for time if someone would do the research in Montgomery County as far back as possible, since I have found it hard to make the trip.
Sam Arnold, 6994 Edgebrook Place, Eden Prairie, MN 55346 -            samarnold@hotmail.com
Submitted by Mark Arnold  on 03/14/1997
 

BAUMBERGER
Baumberger, John John reportedly was born in Brookville. Family records show him born 17 Dec 1862. I would like his birth certificate showing his parents names and perhaps siblings to the same parents.  He married Lena Viola Feisley. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Submitted by Tom and JoAnne Gross on 03/15/1997
 

FITZGERALD, LIGHTNER, MARTIN, POTTERMAN
I am seeking info on the following family members who lived in Ohio and more than likely died there. GEORGE M. FITZGERALD b. April 22, 1845 in West Virginia d. December 20, 1913 in Kentucky, was married to FLORENCE B. LIGHTNER, b. 1865 Clayton, Ohio, d. November 1949 in Clayton, Ohio. Her parents were DANIEL             LIGHTNER and MARY ELIZABETH MARTIN, FLORENCE B. LIGHTNER's second maggaige was to a POTTERMAN, his first name unknown. FLORENCE AND GEORGE FITZGERALD were known to have a least nine children; LILLIE BELLE FITZGERALD
who maried ERNEST ORA DANE, ARNOLD FITZGERALD b. Apirl 22, 1908, RAY FITZGERALD, ROY FIZGERALD, NAOMI FITZGERALD, MARY FITZGERALD, RUTH FITZGERALD, and LULA FITZGERALD. DAINEL LIGHTNER father to FLORENCE B. LIGHTNER was birn 1847 and died 1940 in Trotwood, Ohio, his wife MARY ELIZABETH MARTIN was born in 1849 in Illinois in 1849 and died in 1929 in Trotwood, Ohio. Any info would be greatly appreciated
Submitted by Oakley Warren on 3/15/1997
 

MESSLER
Looking for info. and confirmation of the parents of Laura Alice MESSLER born ca 1841 in Montgomery County, OH, died 11 Jul 1877 at Union Mills, Iowa. Believe her parents are Mahlon MESSLER born 1820 in Maryland and Elizabeth HUFFMAN born
1825 in Ohio. Laura married Abraham RENNER and resided in Montgomery County until after the Civil War when they went to Iowa.  After she died, Abraham returned to Ohio with their five children, Clara B. (married Roy SOWERS), John W., Charles H. (married Melinda "Jennie" RUSSELL), Leonard Franklin (married Mary Elizabeth SOWERS) and Mahlon Benjamin (married Arletta Ann SHAW). Any help or assistance will be appreciated.  Mary Renner renners@bright.net
Submitted by Mary Renner on 3/16/1997
 

HOLDERMAN
Submitted by halligan@erinet.com on 3/17/1997
 

MAYO
Thanks for responding to my email. I have been researching some myself and all the information I have is as follows: My aunt was common law married to a man by the name of Claude E. Mayo Jr.(Whittey) who died in 1990. He took the 4 girls from her and went to Illinois. He tried to keep them and the state declared him an unfit           parent and took the children. The state then adopted them out to two brothers and their wives. The two older went to one brother and the two younger to the other. I know that the state changed their names. I only have two of the changed names. Dorothy Lucielle Mayo-May 10.1958 St. Luke Hospital, Ft.Thomas,Ky. Diane Sue(DeeDee)Mayo  now known as Kathy Graham-April 5,1959 Miami, Florida. Claudine
Lee Mayo-August 31,1960 Iowa State Hospital,Iowa.  Margie Ann Mayo now known as Julie Higginbotham-Dec.3,1961 St.Elizabeth's Hospital Covington,Ky. My mother and our family hasn't had contact with them since the oldest was 6yrs.. I know that         they have met their biological father before he died. If anyone has any information please email me at TLyons6988.  I hope this information will help. Please email me back and let me know that you have received it and will post it. I appreciate it. I have
been searching so it seems like forever. I am sort of stuck as far as what to do next.
Submitted by Rhonda on 3/17/1997
 

WYATT
Elizabeth Dew WYATT was born 3 June 1802 in Montgomery Co., OH. She married Moses RALL. Who were Elizabeth's parents? Any  information appreciated.
Posted by Mrs. Nancy N. Lohbrunner on 3/19/1997
 

KRIDER, KREIDER, CRIDER
Philip Krider and wife, Nancy Ann Wright Krider, and children lived in Montgomery County circa 1846 on Second Street in Dayton. His children were: Maryann, Sarah Jane, William R., Mary Jane, Eliza, Catherine, Susannah, Eleanor "Ellen", George Washington, & James Henry. The name Krider was spelled Kreider, Crider. Would
 appreciate any information on this family. I have information I will share. Respond to InMasonic@AOL.com.
Submitted by InMasonic@AOL.com 3/19/1997
 

DOWELL
I'm looking for will of Martin Dowell's father (father's name unknown). Martin Dowell was supposedly born in Kentucky, exact location unknown, but 1803 is supposed date of birth. Martin Dowell resided in Mercer County at the time of the 1850 Census; he also
purchased land in Range 3, Township 13, Section 28, Miami River Survey 24 November 1836. He was from Montgomery County, Ohio at that time. He is also known to have lived in Darke County, York Township at the time of the 1840 Census. Martin Dowell died on October 10, 1875 somewhere in Ohio, exact location unknown.
Submitted by djdowel@ibm.net on 3/23/1997
 

GRILLMEIER, WOLFE
I am searching for information about my grandparents IRVIN & IRENE GRILLMEIER (WOLFE). IRVIN'S info: b. 11 Oct 1910; d. May 1976. Both in Dayton. IRENE'S info: b. 27 Jul 1909; d. 4 Sep 1986. Both in Dayton. I have no confirmed info on IRVIN'S parents.  They may be JOSEPH & ANNA GRILLMEIER (no maiden name available). I know that my ggrandmother was CATHERINE WOLFE.  She came from East Germany at age 16. She died in Dayton in 1961 at about age 93. I can find no information on her husband. They lived on East Third St.
If this rings a bell, please contact me at: Red5781@aol.com
Submitted by Terry on 3/24/1997
 

KELLER, PRECHTL, BRECHTL, BUCHHOLZ, MARK, SHANER, REIGELSPERGER, REES, SRODE, BALMERT, ZENZ
Researching the following following Dayton families: KELLER, PRECHTL (BRECHTL), BUCHHOLZ, MARK, SHANER, REIGELSPERGER, REES, SRODE, BALMERT, AND ZENZ.   Please contact Joe Harrington, harrinjp@erinet.com.
Submitted by Joe Harrington 3/25/1997
 

NISWONGER, SWANK
I am looking for any information about Agnes NISWONGER born in the early 1800's. She was the wife of Jacob SWANK. I know of SWANK family and NISWONGER family marriages in the correct time frame but can't find any Agnes. I would appreciate any and all information on these families.
Submitted by Teresa (Swank) Kidd on 3/27/1997
 

PASCHALL, CARPENTER
Francis M. PASCHALL b 1865 married Cynthia Elizabeth CARPENTER B 186? in Dayton area had a son my grandfather Harry Barton PASCHALL B NOV 27 1897
Submitted by Barbara Horn on 3/28/1997
 

WESTLAKE, OLIVER
I am researching Sebthany Ann Westlake b. about 1817. She married Benjamin Oliver 10/19/1837 in Montgomery County Ohio. Their marriage record spells Sebthany's name as Lebutheny. On the 1880 Census they both list Ohio as their birthplace. Benjamin lists his father being from Tenn. and his mother from Kentucky. Sebthany lists her   father as being from Penn. and her mother from Maryland. I am trying to learn their parents names and locations.
Posted by  JAKESJAG@aol.com on 3/29/1997
 

HARDMAN
I am looking for and trying to trace my Gr. Grandmother Sarah Jane Hardman b. April 13, 1881 and believed to have died in Dayton Ohio on Aug 06, 1902. At the time of her death her married name would have been Howard, she was married to Charles W. Howard. I am looking for an obit and or death record to connect and prove Sarah Jane Hardman is the Mother of William Elston Brown, and to see if he was a surviving Son
Submitted by Larry Hartmann on 3/29/1997
 

OLIVER, WESTLAKE
Researching Benjamin Oliver, b. about 1817 and his wife Sebthany Ann Westlake (marriage record shows Lebutheny Ann). They were married 10/19/1837 in Montgomery County Ohio. They had one daughter in Ohio, Mary A. before moving to Wabash County Indiana. The 1880 census shows that both were born in Ohio with Benjamin's father being from Tenn. and his mother from Kentucky.Sebthany has           listed her father from Penn. and her mother from Maryland. I am trying to find Benjamin and Sebthany's parents names and locations.
Posted by  JAKESJAG@aol.com on 3/29/1997



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