First Families

First Families Of Pike County:

(To be a member of First Families of Pike County - required to be a direct descendant of a family living in Pike County between years of 1820 - 1900)


Ruth White Crabtree  of Waverly, Ohio

Descendant of David Sampson and Sarah Brouse.
Descendant of John Beachamp Prettyman.  John, originally from England, came to Delaware with his parents where he served an apprenticeship to a tailor.  He married Elizabeth Prettyman in Lewiston, Delaware in 1808, first to the Pickaway Plains, then near Portsmouth and finally settling in Pike County in 1816 where John died in October 1821 Elizabeth remarried in Pike County.  She died in California (now Stockdale) on May 18, 1871. John and Elizabeth had three sons and nine daughters.  Other names associated with the Beacuhamp Family include Kirpatrick, Wycoff, Yeager, Buck, Brown, Gordon, James, Samson, and Bennett.
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Helen Seeley of Piketon, Ohio

Descendant of Ezekiel Slaughter and his wife, Letitia Thompson, who came to Pike Co. about 1813 from Berkeley County, Virginia now part of West Virginia. Ezekiel and Letitia were early settlers in the Beaver area and reared their family of four sons and three daughters in Beaver Township.  Other early Pike County families associated with the Slaughter, include Miller, Cochran, Martin, and Sampson.

Descendant. of David Samson and his wife, Sarah Brouse.  David as native of Massachusetts, married Sarah in Martinsburg, Berkeley County, Virginia, now West Virginia.  The family came to Ohio in 1802, settling first near Portsmouth (then known as Alexandria) and moving to the site of present day Stockdale in Pike County, known in earlier days as California, in 1816.  David and Sarah had five sons and four daughters.  Other Pike County names associated with the Sampson Family include Bradford, Brown, Bennett, McDowell, Beauchamp and Slaughter.


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Jean Gilbert Wilson of Urbana, Ill.

Descendant of Nathan Clinton Howard, Sr.  and his wife, Nancy McDugal, who were married in Scioto County, Ohio Nov 9, 1813 and lived near the present  day site of Piketon before emigrating around 1825 to Vermillion, Ill.  Nathan and Nancy had six sons and three daughters.  Nathan died 1834 in Vermillion, Nancy died 1863.

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Marlin A. Lovensheimer of Ross County, Ohio

Descendant of Henry & Elizabeth Brown.  Henry was born on a farm one mile from Piketon, Ohio.  His father moved to Pike County from Virginia.  Henry worked on the farm, attended school and operated the
Brown's Watermill.  He died February 1829 in Pike County. Their children were Nathan, Mahlon, Samuel, Mary, Fanny, John, Reason, Eden, Peter, Albert, Elizabeth, Margaret & Henry.

Other names associated with the Brown Family are Moore, Lucas, & Cross. Our  approved descendant Marlin A. Lovensheimer lived in the Ross County area most of his life.


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Charli (Marsh) Greenlees of Pomona, California

Descendant of Levi & Catherine Morris, as per will  of Levi Morris dated 1824 in Pike County, Ohio. His daughter, Deborah Morris married Bayliss Murphy of Virginia in April 1821 in Pike County, Ohio.  Bayliss Murphy lived in Pike County per 1820 census and later they lived in Illinois.

Other names associated with the Morris Family are Logan, Murphy, Futhey, Lakey, Hewitt, Lovell, & Spoonamore,.

Our approved descendant is listed as the seventh generation of the Morris Family and Murphy Family of Pike County, Ohio.
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JoAnn  Fox of Waverly, Ohio.

Descendant of John & Margaret Hines.  John was born  1791 in Delaware and Margaret was born 1800 in Virginia.  They were married August 1818 in Pike County.  Children of the John & Margaret Hines were Mary, William, Nancy, Glorian, John Jr., Thomas, Benjamin and Margaret.  John lived and died 1840 in Pike County.  Margaret died at Clinton, Ohio in 1883.

Other names associated with the Hines Family are Hale, Chenowith, Fenner, Odell, Wilson & Woodmansee

Our approved descendant is listed as the fifth generation of the Hines Family of Pike County, Ohio.

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JoAnne  Webb of Antwerp, Ohio.

Descendant of  Levi Walls, Jr & Susan Harmarson. Levi Walls, Jr was born in Delaware abt 1779 and his wife,  Susan Harmarson was born in  Delaware.   Both died in Pike County, Ohio.  

Other family members names are Leeth, Canaan, Wolkenstein, Miller and Webb.

Levi, Jr. were living in Pike County according to the 1818 tax list of Pike County, and his wife were listed before Pike County was established in 1807, according to a newspaper interview.

Mrs. JoAnne Webb is listed as the 7th generation of the Walls & Harmarson Family.  This member met the requirements of Pike County First Families in the year of 1820.

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Kathryn Donohoe of Waverly, Ohio

She is a descendant of Nicholas Theobald and wife, Catherine Emrich.  Nicholas was born in Germany 1931 and died in Pike County in 1893.  His wife, Frederick Lochbaum, was born in 1820 in Germany and died in Pike County.

Other names associated with this First Family is Sargent and Donohoe.

This member met the requirements of First Families of Pike County in the year of 1840.  She is the sixth generation of Nicholas Theobald and Catherine Emrich.                                      

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Madine  Morris of Trotwood, Ohio

She is a descendants of Carter and Nancy Harris.  Carter was born ca 1800 in Virginia and died in 1884. His wife, Nancy was born ca 1803 in Ohio and died July 1829 in Pike County.  The children listed for the Carter & Nancy Harris Family are, Maria, Catherine, Andrew, Sarah Ann, Carter, Eliza Jane, Sanders.

Other names associated with this family are Rowe, Simmons, Brandon, Atwell Kapper, Trent and Jones.

This member is a fifth generation ancester.  She was approved for the year 1840 in the Pike County First Families.  

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