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Looking for information on Raymon MARKER, Jr amd Eliza BACHMAN. Raymon was born August 23, 1824 in Dayton, Montgomery, Oh and died Dec 29, 1854 in Versailles, Darke Oh. Eliza BACHMAN daughter of Christian BACHMAN and Catherine HILLER was born abt 1827 in Miamisburg, Montgomery, Oh and died January 18, 1855 in Versailles,
Darke,Oh.(probably in childbirth). Especially looking for information of parents of Eliza.
Submitted by Martha Burns in 1998

I am looking for the surname Marlatt, around 1830-40. I have reason to believe my great-great-grandfather Samuel was born there in 1820, but don't have any idea what his parents names were. If you could help that would be greatly appreciated. You can E-mail me at
Submitted by Phillip & Karen Novak in 1998

Researching family of William MARSH m to Margaet STARR, 2,Apr., 1806 in Montgomery Co. Want to know his parents, siblings, place of birth. Their children were: William b 1815 in Preble Co., Oh Anna b 1817 in Preble Co. Oh Jesse b 1818 Preble Co., Oh Joseph b 1820 Vermilion Co., Ill. The STARR's came from NC. Where did the MARSH's come from? e-mail me at: thanks nancy
Submitted by Nancy in 1998

Mary MARTIN dau of Daniel MARTIN and HANNAH ? married Jacob NORRICKS in Montgomery Co. in 1821. Need information on this MARTIN family. When did Mary NORRICKS die and where is she buried? What are the names of her children? Daniel MARTIN's children listed in his will were: Hannah, Catharine, Elizabeth BURKET, Susannah BUGHER, Mary NORRICKS.
Submitted by Betty L. Capps in 1998

Several of the Martz family lived in German Township, Montgomery County, Ohio. Also the Richtstine family. Their family history is at web site
Can you use a link to the above Web address so they are mentioned in Montgomery. David Martz and Peter Martz and many of their family lived and died there. That is written in detail at the above Web address. Thank you Allen Donald Tallman
Submitted by Allen Donald Tallman in 1998

MASSIE, Alfred (L.) b. Jun 1849 England, d. after 1937 at Old Soldier's Home in Dayton, OH. He married Artemissa Jones (b. Apr 1855 KY.) on 14 Apr 1878 in Gallatin county, KY. Need copies of their death certificates. Thanks, Bill
Submitted by William & June Rohr in 1998

MATTHEWS I am looking for records of the death dates of John MATTHEWS (died Nov 14, 1856) and his wife Margaret GRUBB MATTHEWS (died May 30, 1854) in Montgomery Co., Ohio. Would anyone with access to these records please respond to me? Thanks very much. MK Perry
Submitted by M.K. Perry in 1998

MAXTON, BEARD Seek contact with anyone who can help me discover the ancestry, siblings, & related families of Amos MAXTON. Amos b 1820 PA, mar 1846 Montgomery Co., OH to Nancy BEARD. Nancy was dau/o John & Elizabeth (FOX) BEARD. Amos lived for a time in Cynthian Twp., Shelby Co., OH; d 1896; & was bur at Piqua, Miami Co., OH.
These are my ancestral grandparents. Audrey (SHIELDS) HANCOCK , 1130 Dogwood Drive, Portage, MI at
Submitted by David Hancock in 1998

Any information re: Robert McCleary b. 1790-1794 possibly Lancaster Co., PA married Mary Parks? about 1814. Marriage not found in Warren or Montgomery Co., OH. A Robert McCleary is listed as a judge in 1808.  This date too early for the Robert McCleary born 1790-1794 as he would have only been 14-18 years old. Is this the father of Robert b. 1790-1794.  Does anyone have access to Mtg. Co. Commissioners records with information about the early judges in the county. Joanne I. Layne E-Mail    Mail 1402 N. Jackson St. Waukegan, IL 60085
Submitted by PeopleSearch in 1998

Virgil P. MCGARY b. 18 Nov 1867 Hancock Co., OH, to John W. and Samantha (MILLER) MCGARY. Mother's obit in 1924 showed son Virgil in Dayton, OH. 1921 Dayton Directory showed Virgil and wife Mary 4009 3rd St. * 1924 Virgil and wife Amelia * Had at least a son Mark and his wife Ann Cecil G McGary --believed to be widow. * Would like to
contact family. This is my great grandmother's sister's family.
Submitted by Bob & Suzy Wells in 1998

Seek family of Elijah McGrew & Hannah Crusen, m. in Montgomery Co. OH. 1826 and lived in Shelby Co. OH. 1832-40 & then removed to New Orleans, LA. Had children: Susan, b. 1826; William, b. 1830; Perry Pease, b. 1832 & Elijah, Jacob & Robert Decap Mcgrew, all three died infants.  Perry m. Frances Paxton Rondeau in New Orleans, he, wife & child all
died in 1865. What became of this family after the Civil War? E-Mail:
Submitted by in 1998

Seeking any information about John R. McINTIRE and his spouse Mary Armstrong McINTIRE, parents of Pearl M. McINTIRE Hiatt. Transcript of an obituary that appeared 12-16-1920, Winchester, Indiana: John R. McIntire, aged seventy years, died Tuesday morning at the Methodist hospital in Fort Wayne, following a three weeks' illness with heart trouble.  The body was brought to this city Tuesday afternoon and taken to the home of his daughter, Mrs. Walter Payne, on East North street, from where a short funeral service will be held on Thursday morning, after which the          body will be taken to his former home in Dayton for burial. Mr. McIntire is survived by the widow and six children; Harry McIntire of New Orleans,  Louisiana; Charles, William and Frank McIntire, of Dayton, Ohio, and Mrs. Walter Payne and Mrs. Garfield Hiatt of this city. Mr. McIntire has often visited in this city where he has many friends. The Tuesday prior to the publication date of 12-16-1920 would be 12-14-1920 as date of death.  About daughters; Mrs. Walter Payne was the former Lela A. McIntire and Mrs. Gafield Hiatt was the former Pearl M. McIntire. Jim Raymer
Submitted by Jim Raymer in 1998

Seeking parents and ancestors of Sarah J. McKey b. Jan 26, 1798 in Ohio, d. Jul 06, 1852 in Sangamon County, Illinois. I believe that her brother was James McKey b. about 1800. Sarah married George W. Wimmer on Sep 24, 1818 in Montgomery County, Ohio. Jim Loving
Submitted by Jim Loving in 1998

I am looking for information on the MCQUILLAN family--especially John and his father Edward. They seem to have come to the Dayton area in the early-to-mid 1800's from Scotland/Ireland. Probably around 1840 or so, they moved to Monroe County, Illinois. Any information will be greatly  appreciated. Thank you very much. Sister Annamary Fellner
Submitted by Sister Annamary Fellner in 1998

I am interested in George and Phillip Mell that is listed in the 1830 census for Montgomery Cty page 225 in Washington. If you have that info and any other I would greatly appreciate it.
Submitted by Jan & David Mell in 1998

I am looking for info on the MENDENHALL family of Montgomery Co.  John MENDENHALL and Fianna SHOAF were married in the 1830s and had Issac in 1837. I would like to compare notes with anyone researching these names. Carolyn Underwood
Submitted by Carolyn Underwood in 1998

I'm looking for information regarding my grandfather, Charles Hamilton Metherd, born approx. 1863, died in 1943. His father was John Fredric Metherd (dates unknown). Any information would be greatly appreciated.Thanks. Annette Tanner
Submitted by Annette Tanner in 1998

Desparately seeking parents and siblings of MICHAEL, Jared b: abt 1806 possibly in OH; d: abt 1865 in IL, married in 1833 in Dearborn Co IN to SHOEMAKE, Ruth. Children of Jared and Ruth: Jared Wesley, Daniel Shoemake Phillip, Mary Ann, John S., Nancy, Elizabeth, Phillip, William.  Also seeking parents and siblings for MICHAEL, Dedemiah who married SHOEMAKE, Enoch in 1833 in Dearborn Co IN; were Dedemiah and    Jared Michael related. Would love to correspond and share info with other family members out there! Sharon Kelley/Omaha NE
Submitted by Ron & Sharon Kelley in 1998

Searching for parents of Samuel Miller b. 2 May 1804, Montgomery Co. He moved to Scioto Co., Ohio where his children were born and where he died on 6 July 1858. His will was proven 12 August 1858. In it he lists his children: Timothy, Samuel J., Mary J., Phebe A. and Rhoda. His wife was Eunice (surname unknown) b. 11 Dec. 1801, Jefferson Co., Ohio - d. 8 Aug. 1889, Scioto Co., Ohio. Will gladly share what information I have.
Submitted by Lois Lambert in 1998

Seeking information on Abraham MINNICH and his family. Abraham MINNICK, born in 1804 in Dauphin County, PA, married Magdalena ______ c1830, moved to Montgomery County, Ohio around 1832, died in 1848 in Montgomery County, Ohio, buried in Werner Cemetery in Montgomery County, Ohio. Abraham and Magdalena had the following

Betsy, born 1831, died before 1848
Henry, born 1834, married Mary Jane WOGAMAN in Montgomery County in 1865
Susanna, born in 1838
John, born in 1840
Magdalena, born in 1843

Regards, Lynn E. Applegate Wilmington, DE
Submitted by Lynn E. Appleagate in 1998

I am seeking information on the family of Edward MITCHELL and Margaret "Peggy" GERARD who were married in Montgomery Co. Ohio 25 Feb 1808. Please respond to: Carolyn Gerard
Submitted by Carolyn Gerard in 1998

Would like to exchange information with anyone searching the MOHLER / MOLER family of Montgomery County. Particularly interested in Abraham Moler (1800), Benjamin Moler (abt 1808), Jacob Moler (1811), and Emmanuel Moler (1825) and their descendants.
Submitted by Brent & Susan Glad in 1998

Looking for information concerning Clarissa Monbeck/Manbeck, born Nov 1804 in OH. Who were her parents and siblings? She married Christopher Shawver on 15 Nov 1821 in Montgomery Co. Contact:
Submitted by in 1998

Searching for John F. MOONEY of Butler Twp. He married Eleanor THOMPSON 5 July 1831 in Montgomery County. What is his family  relationship to these people also found in this county and in Miami County: Enos T. MOONEY, Joseph PEARSON, Benjamin PEARSON, Mary Jane PEARSON, Sarah RANDLES, Esther BOZLER, Henry BOZLER, Jane MOONEY, Samuel MOONEY, Joseph MOONEY, and William F. MOONEY ? They all are heirs to a tract of real estate. Any information appreciated. Thanks, Charlene K. Kolterman
Submitted by Charlene K. Kolterman in 1998

I am trying to find information of any sort about the Morris family of Dayton, Ohio. I have Charles Edward Morris married Hazel Mae Lowe. Charles was born 7/22/1881. His father was William Morris of Lexington, Ky. Thats all I have right now.
Submitted by Donna Ellison in 1998

Searching for family of James K. MORRIS, b. OH, Apr 1820; d. Lebanon, Warren Co., OH, 15 Feb 1858; md Warren Co., 1 Nov 1846, Charlotte Anne SNOOK. Children underage when he died intestate. All estate matters taken care of by her family. Do not know what the "K" stands for in his name. Named first child William Franklin Morris. Help appreciated.
Submitted by Judy in 1998

Searching for descendants of JOSEPH MORRISON who died in Montgomery Co., Ohio 10-19-1966 and decsendants of his brother Gus Morrison who died in Green Co, Ohio Aug 18, 1967. Barbara
Submitted by Barbara Ingram in 1998

Seeking information on the descendants of the MORT families from Montgomery Co Ohio. Seeking Descendants of Peter, William and David Mort who lived Montgomery Co before 1850    Mort Family Webpage
Submitted by Dr. Donald E. Gradeless in 1998

Submitted by Roger Mueller in 1998

Searching for information on Daniel MURPHY born Mar. 6,1788 and died July 17,1881 in Muskingum County,Ohio. Daniel MURPHY was in Montgomery county from 1833 to 1836. In his obit it states that he lost 4 members of his family in those three years. His eldest son was Levin MURPHY born June 24,1811 and died August 10,1885 also in Muskingum
County, Ohio.
Submitted by in 1998

Looking for Musselmans in Ohio: Jacob MUSSELMAN b. 23 November 1794 in PA, d. 15 February 1876 in Ohio and buried at Hill Grave Cemetary in Miamsburg, Ohio. He married in PA to Susannah ____ b. 3 June 1789 in ?, d. 20 June 1885 in Ohio and is also buried at Hill Grave Cemetery. Their daughter Charlotte MUSSELMAN, b. 9 September 1817 in Berks county, PA , married 4 December 1834 in PA, Joseph GOTTSCHALL. He was b. 29 November 1811 in Warwick township, Lancaster county, PA. They both died in Miamsburg, Montgomery county, Ohio, he on 22 May 1887 and she on 25 October 1900. Their daughter Magdalena GOTTSCHALL, b. 8 April 1843 in Miamsburg, Montgomery
county, Ohio, married 25 October 1860 in Miamsburg, Cyrus URMEY b. 17 June 1836 in Brookville, Montgomery county, Ohio. Their daughter Florence URMEY is my g grandmother. Thank you in advance for any information you might have. Shelley Sherman 1370 Eisenhower Cir #402 Woodbridge, VA 22191
Submitted by Shelley Sherman in 1998

I am looking for information on David Myers and his wife Mary Bradley.  From a will in York Co. PA concerning Mary's father they were living in Montgomery County in 1817. David and Mary had seven sons and they eventually settled in Washington Co., IN. It is most likely that some of their sons were born in Montgomery Co. The children's names are:

Samuel b. 1800,
Michael b. 1806,
Jacob b. 1808,
Joseph b. 1810,
Solomon b. 1814,
Jonas b. 1816
David b. 1823 in IN

Please accept my thanks for any information you may provide on the above family. Joe Myers
Submitted by Joe Myers in 1998

MYERS, Henry is my ancester came to Oh from PA or VA pre-1811,Henry m: Mary WIRICK in Montogomery Co.OH in 1811 they had a least three sons,Christian,David and Joseph b:1829, I'm sure they had Dau's also.they moved to Whitley Co.IN by 1838 Henry died pre 1850 as Mary is alone with Joseph,all the others are married already,anyone with info on this family please contact me,
Thank you,Sharon Roach :
Submitted by Sharon Roach in 1998

I am searching for information in Benjamin Parker NAYLOR. He was born 1793 in Prince Georges County, MD and at one point traveled through Ohio and settled near Dayton with his brother James P. They then traveled to Indiana. Benjamin was married to Mary COLLETT born 1797 in Virginia.
Submitted by Michael & Shannon Busby in 1998

Desperately seeking more information on Niebel\ Neibel ancestors and descendants. Queries welcome. PLEASE contact me at
Submitted by in 1998

Searching for any direct descendants of George NEXLEY and Cynthia FOURMAN. George was born 6 Jan 1858 in Darke Co., OH, and Cynthia was born 6 Jan 1866 in Pennsylvania. Some of their descendants located in the Montgomery Co. area. Please contact Melinda Cox Ramey,
Submitted by Melinda Cox Ramey in 1998

Am looking for information on the husbands or children of the following of my relatives. Hattie (Niemann) Kendall(1), Porter(2), Shroyer (3) She died in 1964 in Dayton. Buried next two her are her two daughters; Iva Ruth (Kendall) Fricke(1), Mitchell(2), and Mariam Dorothy (Kendall) Miller. To our knowledge Iva is the only one with a child (or children) from her marriage to Mr Fricke. Any help would be greatly appreciated. If       you want more in the way of dates or possible names please contact me.      Jan Keeler
Submitted by Janice M. Keeler in 1998

Am looking for information on Nicholas Niswonger b ca 1811 d ca 1864 who is listed in his father's John) will that was filed in Montgomery  County on 10-29-1850. Lois Rasure
Submitted by Lois Rasure in 1998

Looking for the three children of Frederick B. NIXON (b. 8 May 1891) and Harriet BUCHANAN (d. 28 Jan 1954) who resided in Dayton/Montgomery Co., OH. Frederick was the son of Horace G. NIXON (20 Oct 1858-11 Oct 1935) and Martha Ellen BRANIN (26 Apr 1865-5 Feb 1954). Any assistance would be appreciated. Richard Cochran
Submitted by Richard Cochran in 1998

Searching for info on Oda family, My great grand father was Jacob Oda His wife Rose Niswonger they had a boarding house off Salem Ave. There was other Oda"s related to Jacob living in Montgomery Co. also.
Submitted by Betty Oda in 1998

I am researching Henry OLDFATHER (ALTVATER) born 23 Oct 1770 Straszbery, York Co., PA and died 24 Sept 1843 in Farmersville, Montgomery Co., OH. He was married (1795) to Catherine ZIEGLER, born 9 Jan 1774 Berlin, PA and died 1844 Montgomery Co., OH. Sincerely, Mary Ellen Robertson
Submitted by Mary Ellen Robertson in 1998

Searching for info on James Bracy Oliver b. 1781 in Penn. Married Mary King in 1809. One of their 6 children was Benjamin Oliver who married Sebthany Westlake Oct. 19, 1837 and moved on to Indiana. James died in 1846. Thank you. e-mail to
Submitted by in 1998

Surname OLIVER,ROACH Looking for information on Willowview cemetary were Martha Ann Roach Oliver is buried at. She die 10-17-1942 and James Sherman Oliver 3-15-1958. Can anyone help! Mary Campbell

Trying to find a way to get hold of the newspaper company that would have death notices for James Sherman Oliver born 11-16-1865,d. 3-15-1858 Dayton,Ohio. And need the same for Martha Ann Roach Oliver b. 8-1872 ,d.10-16-1942 Dayton ,Ohio. More interested on the information that would of been put in the paper about their family. Hoping it may give a idea where they are buried at. Mary Campbell
Submitted by Mary Campbell in 1998

Looking for information on John Overleese, father of Barbara Overleese.  Barbara was b. May8,1840 Montgomery Co. Ohio. John died in Indiania, in Kosciusko Co. on Sept.28, 1869. John's wife was Susan Lila Terwiel.  ----- e-mail :
Submitted by Lila Terwiel in 1998

Seeking descendants or anyone with inoformation on the PETERSON families, ESP. WILLIAM PETERSON family who was in Montgomery Co. in 1800's. I would appreciate any help. I'm trying to locate the Parents of my GGGGrandmother, MARY "POLLY"
PETERSON who was born May 30. 1795. Thank you very much. Sincerely, Nancy C. Adkins at
Submitted by Nancy C. Adkins in 1998

My great grandfather Frederick C. Pfeiffer came from Germany in the late 1880's to 1994. He married a Caroline Fritz. I am looking for any information on them that may be available. Fred was born July 7, 1869, city unknown. Fred died Oct. 1913, after the flood, he lost his bar and committed sucide. when Fred came to this county the story is he traveled with a brother. He never heard from him again after getting to New York. Fred and Caroline had one son John David born in Dayton in August 1894. He married an Marrianna Barr, from Bellbrook. Any help on any of the listed would be welcomed.           Fredrick C. Pfeiffer, wife Caroline "Fritz" (I think). Fred was born in Germany, I am trying to find city. Fred owen a Bar in downtown Dayton until the 1913 flood. He died shortly after. Fred came to this county with a brother who is missing. Need his name as well. Fred and Caroline had one son, John David Pfeiffer was born 8/10/94 married a Mary Ann Barr, Mary died in 1928. Their son Clifford F. Pfeiffer, my father is still living in Dayton
Submitted by Ed & Caryn Pfeiffer in 1998

Looking for the descendents of John P. & Katherine Pflaum of Dayton, OH. (John P. b. 1835 and immigrated from Bavaria, Germany... I believe his name could have been Johannes). Oral family history states that two brothers came to Ohio together. I can only verify John P. John & Katherine had nine children: George, John, William, Ida M., Charles Leo, Clara M., Louisa M., Elizabeth M., and Theresa. George Pflaum founded the Pflaum Press (Catholic Publications). My family is related to Charles Leo Pflaum (my great-great grandfather, b. 1870 d.1879, married Lara Henry), the "black sheep" who left the church and the family to move to Pittsburgh PA. I have been able to find my grandfather's generation in the census for all branches of the family through the US Census. Would love to find current day relatives and explore family history. Related surnames include: Fleishmann, Henry, Becker, Werner, Schaeffer, Nelson. I have been in
touch with Lisa Pflaum Smith of Medina OH, who may be related but we can't figure how.
If you are researching ANY Pflaum, please contact me! My family history web page has most of the details/dates: .
Erin K. Nikitchyuk, (or
Submitted by Andrei & Erin Nikitchyuk in 1998

PHILLIPS-Seek parents/siblings of William PHILLIPS born 1827-28.Married Sarah FAIR 4 June 1850. Listed Montgomery Co. Census 1860. Children Ada, Martha, Emma, William, Sarah. Wife's birthplace Maryland. Could Nancy age 60 also listed be mother of
William? Robert Ford 406 Gover Ln., Ferguson, KY 42533.
E-mail rford@som-uky
Submitted by Robert Ford in 1998

I am seeking information on Aaron PHILLIPS who lived in Dayton 1830s-1870s. They moved to Toledo after 1875. He had family, probably a brother,Charles Phillips, whose family lived in Dayton at least into the early 20th century. Aaron's daughter Lida m. D. J. Caine at Christ Episcopal Church in 1869. I would like to learn about Aaron's ancestors and I would like to locate Charles' descendants.  Barbara Caine
Submitted by Barbara Caine in 1998

Looking to find out more information on two families. Does anyone have any information that may help me? Descendants of Leroy S. PIERCE Leroy S. PIERCE b: February 12, 1819 in Montgomery County, Dayton, OH d: August 14, 1885 in Cumberland County, Union
Twp, IL +Mary Jane CARPENTER b: September 23, 1823 in Delaware Co, OH d:June 13, 1893 in Tolono, IL m: January 31, 1841 in Coles County, IL by James Gill, JP
Submitted by Cathy Babbs in 1998

Interested in any and all information regarding the migration of Platt, Preston, Clayton, Applegate, Voorhees, Attison, and other south New Jerseyites to Centerville, OH in 1830. Many went on to Shelby Co. by 1840. What happened or was happening in Centerville area that made it worth walking 500 miles? :-) ? Trying to determine the relationship of Joseph Preston's wife, Rebecca Platt to Mary Attison's husband,             Jonathan Platt, all born around 1808-1822 in south Monmouth co.,NJ around Good Luck, Toms River area....; Paul Schoaff
Submitted by Paul Schoaff in 1998

Seeking information on the POTTEIGER surname. Especially want to find information about William Allen/Allan POTTEIGER died 1914 Fort McKinley, Montgomery Co, Ohio. Please reply to Judy at
Submitted by in 1998

WILLIAM PRICE b. 8-3-1813 NJ marr. 5-30-1837 Montgomery Co, OH d. 9-15-1897 Albion, Jackson Co, WI wife SARAH RAMSEY b.1816 Preble Co, OH d. 10-28-1841 West River TWP, Randolph Co, IN. My biggest question is who were William Price's parents?
Were there any PRICE people living in the area where they were married? Are there any census or other records to indicate a better birthdate for SARAH RAMSEY. By 3-31-1838 they were already in West River TWP, Randolph Co, IN. Her parents were from Preble Co. What were they doing there in Montgomery County and in what TWP were they married? I have no record of where WILLIAM PRICE lived between his birthdate and the marriage date. Anyone have anymore info? Thanks Trudy Spanier 2781 Kauhikoalani Place  Haiku, HI 96708-5896
Submitted by Trudy Spanier in 1998

I am looking for any info on, Michael Princz, who appears on the 1905-06 Montgomery city directory, with a Joseph Princz. Michael's wife was Mary Helen Szedlovich, their son, my grandfather, John B Sprentz was born 9 Dec 1907 in Montgomery Co. Michael and Mary came from Hungary. Anyone with any info, please email me. Thank you.
Submitted by in 1998

I am interested in all Probasco info, family trees and research. I am currently starting a centralized Probasco database so I can direct Probasco researchers to others who are researching their line. The Probasco's have been in Montgomery County, OH since the early 1800's. Nora Probasco
Submitted by Nora Probasco in 1998

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