Vinton County Ohio Queries - April 1997 thru October 1997


DATE: 10/16/1997 SUBMITTER: Tamara Kisor
SURNAMES: KISOR, BURNS, BOOTH, WALKER
Searching for the family of Walter KISOR b 1839 OH md Susan WALKER b 1830's OH. Need his/her parents, his/her siblings. We are direct line descendants from a son John Linzey KISOR b 1862 d 1922 md Ida Mae BURNS b 1868 Jackson Co.OH md 1883 Hamden OH. d 1956 Huntington WV. Ida's parents were Andrew and Mary BOOTH BURNS. The BURNS, BOOTH, John KISOR's are burried in the Hamden Cem. Hamden OH, However Walter and Susan remain a mystery to us. Any info would be helpful.
DATE: 10/14/1997 SUBMITTER: Gale Bolles
SURNAMES: WEIMER, DAVIS, COCHRAN
I am looking for info on Orpha Annis Weimer (Weimmer) born Sept 23, 1903 in Athens Co. She married Earl Rudolph Davis born Aug 14, 1901 in McArthur, Vinton Co. Ohio. Her parents were Lee Weimer (Weimmer, Wymer) married Olive Cochran. I know there was at least one other daughter named Norma Jean Weimer? Any info would be appreciated.
DATE: 10/09/1997 SUBMITTER: Gene Schrage
SURNAMES: BUCK
My GGF, John Buck was born in 1806 in or near what is now Vinton County. I would appreciate any information as to his parents or the exact location of his birth.
DATE: 09/30/1997 SUBMITTER: Heather Giles
SURNAMES: MORROW, DILL,YETTER
Researching MORROW family that lived in Vinton, Jackson, and possibly Athens counties.James MORROW emigrated with wife Jane LUDDINGTON from Greenbrier County WV after 1800. Son Andrew MORROW born Feb 8,1814 in Vinton or Athens County. He married Sarah DILL Sept 27,1835 in Vinton. Sarah was the daughter of Andrew DILL and Catherine YETTER.Sarah was born Mar 28,1815. Sarah and Andrew moved to Iowa around 1850.Interested in any information about these families.
DATE: 09/30/1997 SUBMITTER: Laura Derwacter
SURNAMES: DERWACTER, SIGLER
I am trying to find info on Joseph DERWACTER who married Adeline SIGLER in Vinton Co. on July 27, 1863. I would love to know if he had more children & when he died.
DATE: 09/30/1997 SUBMITTER: Donald R. Lanthorn
SURNAMES: BULLOCK, MOUNT, PECK, RAY
I am looking for the ancestors of Lewis V. Bullock and Louisa J. Mount, circa 1845-1937,and the ancestors of Samuel M. Peck and Mary Ray, same era. Their children, my great grandfather and great grandmother were born in Vinton Co. in 1881 and 1880, Harvey H. Bullock and Stella Peck. Any assistance will be appreciated.
DATE: 09/23/1997 SUBMITTER: Jennifer Schilling
SURNAMES: MORGAN
Seeking death of Ann(e) MORGAN. This was her name from second marriage to Benjamin MORGAN Sr. She was married to Abia TATMAN in 1832,they had 7 children,2 from Benjamin. I believe her maiden name was MOORE. Daughter Lucinda MORGAN married Thomas WOLF(E) in 1866 they resided in Eagle Twp. Any b.d. on Ann would be apperciated,have all of Thomas and Lucinda.
DATE: 09/23/1997 SUBMITTER: Jennifer Schilling
SURNAMES: WOLF, WOLFE
Seeking death date for Henderson WOLF(E) still living in 1870 census. Also wife Elizabeth ? Both buried in WOLF(E) Cemetery. He was born in N. Carolina believe wife was Cherokee. Lived on WOLF(E) Ridge Jackson Twp. Son Thomas b. feb 26, 1848 m. Lucinda Morgan 1866. Need any info on Henderson and Elizabeth b.d.m. have a bit on children.
DATE: 09/23/1997 SUBMITTER: Teresa Hagans
SURNAMES: EAGON, GARDNER
I am looking for information on the parents and siblings of Soloman Franklin Eagon (Franklin or Frank) born 12-26-1848 and Isabel Alice Gardner (Ibbie or Alice) born 9-17-1858. They married in Vinton co. and had 12 children-11girls and 1 boy. They are both buried in Wycoff cemetery in Vinton co. Franklin died 9-5-1916 and Ibbie died 9-17-1916. There are many Gardners buried in Wycoff cemetery and I would like to know which are her parents and how the others are related. I dont know anything about the Eagons yet. Any help would really be appreciated.
DATE: 09/22/1997 SUBMITTER: Alyce Smith
SURNAMES: DORAN, DORN, DOREN, DORNAN, PENNELL, CAMPBELL
Looking for the parents of David DORAN (DORN/DOREN)who m. Elizabeth PENNELL in Malta, Morgan Co. Their children were, Elizabeth, b. 1835, Emanuel, Sarah J., Nancy, Joshua, Abigail, and Lydia. David m. 2nd Nancy R. CAMPBELL, one child, Henrietta. Is there any connection between David and a Manuel DORNAN in the 1840 census, Hanover, Washington Co, or Nancy DORAN in the 1850 census, Bearfield Twp, Perry Co?
DATE: 09/22/1997 SUBMITTER: Gale Bolles
SURNAMES: DAVIS, COUDEN
I am trying to find any info on Thomas B. Davis. He married Mattie Couden (not sure of spelling of her name) They had 3 children. I am not sure of the order of birth but they are: Clara Davis, May Davis and Earl Rudolph Davis. He was born August 14, 1901 in McArthur, Vinton Co. Ohio and died Feb. 12, 1968 in Mansfield.
DATE: 09/22/1997 SUBMITTER: Donna Vaughn
SURNAMES: WEBSTER, COOK, GRUBB, TIMM,
WEBSTER,DANIEL(middle name may be Joseph),d:ca.1880,md:Mary COOK and had son, Gerome "Jerome" Thomas WEBSTER,b:ca.1867,Athens Co.OH, d:1926,Columbus,OH,md:Erdine GRUBB,dau.of Wells GRUBB & Margaret TIMM. Gerome Thomas WEBSTER father of Ruby Gaynell COOK,b:26 Oct.1895, Athens,Carthage Twp.d:Col.OH.1982. Gerome T.WEBSTER died after injuries at family reunion while trying to toss a barrell. Cannot find anything other than birth records for my Grandmother, Ruby G.WEBSTER-COOK. Appreciate any help.
DATE: 09/09/1997 SUBMITTER: Lawrence Eldon Sowers
SURNAMES: SOWERS, MATHEWS, CHAPMAN
The children of Benjermin Sowers, Lucretica, Married James Mathews, Luellia M William Chapman both familys lived in Zaleski Ohio . Any info on any decendants.
DATE: 09/01/1997 SUBMITTER: Nancy Glosser
SURNAMES: TYO
Vinton County, 1870 Cenus: TYO, William, born about 1819 in Canada, wife was Matilda, 6 children are listed at that time.
DATE: 09/01/1997 SUBMITTER: Amber Gault Jaynes
SURNAMES: GAULT, BOYER, WATKINS
I am searching for my fathers ancestors. His father was John Wesley GAULT. I know he was buried in Elk Cemetery in the 1930's. My grandmother was Cora E. WATKINS. She was born 7-18 1899 or 1900. Her father was George WATKINS and her mother was Charlotta BOYER. I have no birth or death records for them.
DATE: 09/01/1997 SUBMITTER: Jackie Bate
SURNAMES: ALLMAN, CALDWELL
I'm looking for information on JOHN and ELIZA CALDWELL ALLMAN. John was born in 1854, died January 1930. Eliza was born March 7, 1861, died in Hamden, OH Oct. 21, 1942. Their children were Nathan S., Hattie, Pearl, John Jr., Addie S., Sherman, twins Elmer and Martha and Roy E. Elmer was my grandfather.
DATE: 09/01/1997 SUBMITTER: Matthew H. Jeffers
SURNAMES: BIGHOUSE, SAURBREY
I am trying to locate where my grandfather's (Charles Bighouse) (lived and is buried in Zaleski) mother (Mary Sauerbrey) and father (Frank Bighouse) families are from. Both Mary and Frank were born in Ohio abt 1872 and 1874 but I don't know where? I do know from 1910 Census Mary and Frank's parent were born in Germany. Would also like names of their parents and to correspond with anyone from these families.
DATE: 09/01/1997 SUBMITTER: Fay Kummer
SURNAMES: BOYER
BOYER, Abraham or "AJ" was born ca 1817 in Westmoreland Co., PA. According to Civil War records he was a doctor in Vinton County for ten years prior to 1861. Wife is Margaret, last name unknown, and may have had wife Lutecia. He had two children Solomon Spencer and Abraham C. and probably many others. Looking for any other information on this family.
DATE: 08/18/1997 SUBMITTER: Teresa
SURNAMES: EAGON, NICHOLS, GRAVES
Looking for information on the parents and siblings of Anna Myrtle Eagon who was born in 1884 and married Plyley Graves in Vinton co. They had children; Verna, Gladys,Leafy,Lilly,Hazel,and Willard. Anna and Plyley are buried in Elk cemetery in McArther. She died in 1952. Looking for the same on Martha Nichols born 1845. I know her father was Soloman Nichols. She married Eli M. Graves in 1861 in Vinton co. died 1916, they are both buried in Salt Spring cemetery.
DATE: 08/15/1997 SUBMITTER: John Goodwin Douglas
SURNAMES: WIMAN, WYMAN, CRAWFORD
I will gratefully receive any information about the families of Daniel WIMAN and my great-grand-aunt Isabel(la) CRAWFORD WIMAN, who m. 1834 in Brown Twp. Children included Silas, Alva, Mary, Nancy, and Sylvia. Daniel WYMAN, millwright, and these children were listed in Elk Twp in the 1850 census, at the same time as Isabella WYMAN was listed in a dwelling house with persons of 4 different surnames. Needless to say, I am curious why the family was split. Silas WYMAN, I believe, ended up in Hoopeston, Vermilion, IL, near where my g-gf Josiah CRAWFORD (Isabella's brother) settled after leaving Brown Twp in 1838.
DATE: 08/15/1997 SUBMITTER: Virginia Lela Cowan
SURNAMES: FENNELL, BARTON, EVANS, NICHOLS, CHANNELL
My ggrandmother was CORA E. FENNELL born Aug 14 1871 Mineral OH, married Thomas Jefferson BUTTON, died June 21, 1934 McArthur OH. Her parents were William FENNELL and MARY ELIZABETH BARTON. Their other children were BERTHA EVANS, EFFIE NICHOLS, ADA CHANNELL & THOMAS FENNNELL. Appreciate any info.
DATE: 08/09/1997 SUBMITTER: Eric Graham
SURNAMES: GRAHAM, WISEMAN, HOLMES
My father, Charles Fremont GRAHAM, died last Wednesday (July 30?). He was born in Vinton County to Alfred Eugene GRAHAM and Goldie Mae WISEMAN. After the funeral, I found out that his mother may have actually been Goldie Mae Holmes, whose parents died when she was young. Can you help by giving me the genealogy of Alfred Eugene GRAHAM and Goldie Mae (HOLMES?) WISEMAN. They both died in WIlkesville, I believe.
DATE: 08/09/1997 SUBMITTER: Linda Harney
SURNAMES: DOWD
I am looking for info on Philander DOWD, Sarah DOWD and Alexander DOWD. Philander was b Oct 14, 1838 and d Aug 5, 1859. Sarah was b about 1859 and I believe is the dau of Alexander DOWD b 1 Nov 1831 and d 1876?. Was Philander ever married? Who was Sarah married to and when? Please contact me with any info.
DATE: 08/01/1997 SUBMITTER: Nancy C. Adkins
SURNAMES: KELLER, WILLIAMS
Seeking descendants of PETER KELLER, other KELLER families who lived in Vinton Co. 1820-1860, possibly even now. Need information on SARAH KELLER who married ENOCH WILLIAMS 1818. Will gladly share information.
DATE: 07/28/1997 SUBMITTER: Mary Campbell
SURNAMES: FAULKNER
I am looking for information on John Thomas Faulkner. Any help that I can would be great.
DATE: 07/28/1997 SUBMITTER: Ginny Cowan
SURNAMES: BUTTON, ALLARD
My ggrandfather was THOMAS JEFFERSON BUTTON b Nov 1860 in Vinton Co. His parents were Philamon Button d Gettysburg and Olive Ann Allard b 9 Feb 1829 Perry Co. d 23 March 1912 buried Zaleskie
DATE: 07/28/1997 SUBMITTER: Rita Ray
SURNAMES: RAY
I am working on RAY genealogy. If you are working on RAY please contact me. I would like to have a family group sheet.
DATE: 07/24/1997 SUBMITTER: Patricia Garrett
SURNAMES: HUMPHREY, KIDNOCKER, RATCLIFF
John Humphrey b. 1823 d. 1894 m.1846 Rachael (Sarah) Ratcliff b. 1829 d. 1911. One known son Elisha b. 4 Aug 1852 m. 1877 to Anna Kidnocker. Interested in other children. Also information on Kidnocker's. Will share information.
DATE: 07/24/1997 SUBMITTER: Karen Cox
SURNAMES: JACKSON, STICKLEMAN
I am seeking imformation about the parents and siblings of NANCY JACKSON b. Jan.20, 1795 Va. d. Feb. 20, 1884 Vinton Co. Ohio. She married George Stickleman b.Sept. 3. 1788 Va. d. Sept. 23. 1835 Jersey Co. Ill. George went to Ill. and died while there. Nancy and children stayed in Vinton Co. Ohio. Nancy resided there unmarried until her death at age 89. I would like to hear from anyone that might know anything about her family.
DATE: 07/24/1997 SUBMITTER: Mark Miller
SURNAMES: WEST
Looking for anyone who may have an old "family tree" that was distributed at WEST family reunions. It's possible someone from the CROW line may have this as evidently they're related in some way. Grandpa (Lewis WEST) told me about the "trees" but didn't have or know where to find one.
DATE: 07/24/1997 SUBMITTER: Bill Grunkemeyer
SURNAMES: HARKLESS, LEAMAN
I am seeking information regarding the HARKLESS and LEAMAN families. They lived in Vinton County during the mid to late 1800's. I have found Harkless family members around Hamden area and northwestern townships of Vinton County. A number of Charles Harkless's sons served in the O.V.I. 90th Div. during the civil war.
DATE: 07/16/1997 SUBMITTER: Kari Sheets
SURNAMES: RUTLEDGE, GORSELINE
Searching for information on George G. Rutledge, M.D., Rodolph Rutledge, M.D., Ella Brown Rutledge Cox, M.D. Their parents were James Edward RUTLEDGE and Caroline GORSELINE mid 1800's. They were living in Vinton Co. George stayed and had a practice there, Ella went to Illinois and Rodolph went to Clearmont(?) Co. Any information would be appreciated.
DATE: 07/16/1997 SUBMITTER: Lynda Williams
SURNAMES: JEFFERS, RUTTER, BARR, ROSSITER
Need information on the JEFFERS-RUTTER surnames. James Perry JEFFERS b.1845 in Nobel Co,Ohio d.March 12,1916 in Vinton Co,Ohio married Rebecca RUTTER 1877 in Vinton Co. Rebecca RUTTER b.1854 in Vinton Co. died 1943 in Franklin Co,Ohio but burried in Vinton Co. Parents of James Perry JEFFERS were Joseph JEFFERS and Anna ROSSITER. Parents of Rebecca RUTTER were Matthew RUTTER and Rachel BARR. any help appreciated.
DATE: 07/16/1997 SUBMITTER: Rick Albright
SURNAMES: DAFT, BOWMAN
Is anyone else researching John G. DAFT (1835-1901) and his wife Lucy Ellen BOWMAN and/or Lucinda DAFT (1831-18??) and her husband Benjamin M. BOWMAN. These siblings married in Gallia County in the 1850s, but settled in Vinton County's Madison Twp., where they both raised families and remained.
DATE: 07/16/1997 SUBMITTER: Phyllis Patterson
SURNAMES: MILLER, SNYDER
Peter MILLER d 1859, Allensville, Vinton Co. Son Peter MILLER Jr d 1860 Allensville. A dau of Peter Sr, Christina MILLER marr 1851, Vinton Co to Michael SNYDER.
DATE: 07/16/1997 SUBMITTER: Ann Cramblit
SURNAMES: CRAMBLIT, CRAMBLITT, CRAMBLETT, HOLLAND
I am looking for any information on Preston CRAMBLIT who was born in Vinton Co. in 1859 and married for the first time in 1880. I am also looking for Preston's parents WH CRAMBLIT and Julia HOLLAND.
DATE: 07/07/1997 SUBMITTER: Delores Schleret
SURNAMES: BELCHER, HALE
Need name of the caretaker of BEARD cemetery located at Dundas. My grandparents Samuel Belcher and Henrietta Cooper Belcher and my greatgrand-mother Perlina Hale are buried there. I need to locate a death record for Perlina.
DATE: 07/07/1997 SUBMITTER: Selma Bonewald
SURNAMES: WALBURN, JOHNSON, HAYS, BOWEN
Seeking info on Jackson WALBURN, who md Rachel (COTTRILL) GREGORY 3-28-1850 Meigs Co. Rachel had 3 daug. from her marriage to Thomas GREGORY, Ann, Margaret, & Matilda. These daug. I believe md in Vinton Co. to Thomas JOHNSTON, Darius HAYS, & Daniel BOWEN. Rachel may have remarried to Joseph ALLOWAYS. Does anyone have info on Jackson as to what happened to him and where he is buried. He is a collateral line of mine. I am from his 1/2 sister Electa's line. Would like to correpond with anyone working on the WALBURNS.
DATE: 07/01/1997 SUBMITTER: Patsy Luke
SURNAMES: STANTON, FAGAN
Seeking any information on J. A. STANTON married to Mary E. Fagan and their son Edward Andrew STANTON b. 1876-1878 in Minerton. Mary and J.A. came from Scotland/Ireland.
DATE: 06/30/1997 SUBMITTER: Harry Rhodes
SURNAMES: RHOADS, RHODES
Looking for the Rhoads/Rhodes family of Southeastern Ohio. WALTER S. RHOADS was born in 1876 and I need to find his place of birth. WALTER'S father, WILLIAM RHODES, was born in 1853, I need his location of birth, parents, date and place of death. LEONARD RHODES (WILLIAM'S FATHER) was born in 1832. I need date and place of birth plus parents. and date and place of death. Many, many thanx in advance.
DATE: 06/30/1997 SUBMITTER: Karan L Zucal
SURNAMES: SHULL, WYSCOVER
Looking for information on the Shull family , John W Shull married Emaline Wyscover 27 May 1851 in Vinton Co. John Parents might Be Mathias and Christina Shull of Marion Twps. They were listed in the 1850 Census of Marion Twp Hocking Co, John 19 ,Christian 17, Barbary 15, Jacob 13,Daniel 11, William 9 Samuel 6 , Mary 1. John and Emaline in 1860 were in SaltCreek with children Rebecca J 8, Margaret M 6, John 4,Margaret A 1. I have not be able to find them in the 1870 census.
DATE: 06/30/1997 SUBMITTER: Kay Fleming
SURNAMES: COZAD, ALDER
COZAD and ALDER researching in Vinton county.
DATE: 06/26/1997 SUBMITTER: James D. Doles
SURNAMES: WILSON, THOMAS
Looking for anyone researching the Doles family in the Jackson/Vinton County area.
DATE: 06/26/1997 SUBMITTER: Susan Johnson
SURNAMES: WILSON, THOMAS
WILSON,AthensCo. Ohio USA 1822-1907. I am looking for information about Ggrandparents PeterBaker WILSON and Rebecca THOMAS. They lived in Mineral Oh. in 1863. There children were Martha, Jossaphine, MaryAnn, Elizabeth, Slylvester,Elias, Alviretta, Nathan,,William and Charles. I do know that Elias ,Nathan, and William moved to Eastern Wa. & N.Idaho. What happened to the family members that stayed In Ohio. I have much info on Nathan and his Descendants, he was my grandfather.
DATE: 06/19/1997 SUBMITTER: Randy Sue McKeever
SURNAMES: WORTMAN, WINTERS, COX, HOFFHINE, CASSILL
I am interested in the above names as I found them in the HOFFHINE/CASSILL Reunion book that started in 1915 and the first records of 1929. WORTMAN's listed are Mr and Mrs James WORTMAN and Louise and Marie WORTMAN, Mr and Mrs Howard WORTMAN. My elderly aunt knows there is a family relationship with all of the above, but cannot recall the exact details. WINTERS listed are George D WINTERS, Cora WINTERS. COX's listed are Seth COX, Susie COX and Mr and Mrs T.S COX..I recall that the Cox family latter moved to Florida as they sent my family Christmas packages HOFFINES are descendents of Nelson, Abram, David, Voss and Ivy who were early settlers in Vinton County. CASSILLS I believe married into the HOFFHINE family as spouses and I do not have parents names of the girls that married into the HOFFHINES. I would be delighted to exchange information with descendents of these folk!
DATE: 06/19/1997 SUBMITTER: Robert McCoy
SURNAMES: THORPE, THORP
I am searching for information about my greatgrandparents Lauren and Mariah J Thorp. He was born in 1827 and died in 1870. She was born in 1831. They had six children as follows: Mahala 1850, Lafayette 1852 (he died in McArthur in 1922), Lucy A 1855, John A 1858 (my grandfather who died in McArthur in 1949), Lauren 1860, and George Francis 1866. Any information about Lauren and Mariah, their ancestors, and their children would be most welcome.
DATE: 06/19/1997 SUBMITTER: Eldon Sowers
SURNAMES: SOWERS, GEORGE, HOLDEN, JONES, ROBSON
Am looking for information on family of Benjermin Sowers wife Maryann George. She is buried in Oak Grove Cem. Zaleski Oh. Also any info on Henry Holden and wife Lavina Jones. He was living with daughter Phoebe Robson in Murray City 1900.
DATE: 06/19/1997 SUBMITTER: Pat Garrett
SURNAMES: KIDNOCKER
KIDNOCKER, Robert b. 1833 m. Sarah Eveland b. 1839. Daughter Louise Ann m. Elisha Humphrey b. 4 Aug 1832 Vinton Co. d. 1917 Ross Co. Robert Kidnocker was a miller in Vinton Co. Any information will be welcome.
DATE: 06/16/1997 SUBMITTER: Rita Ray
SURNAMES: MILLER
I am working on the Miller family that lived at Hamden, Ohio.
DATE: 06/16/1997 SUBMITTER: Danny Fluhart
SURNAMES: MOORE, GARY, SPEELMAN
Seeking descendants of David Moore, 1784-1854. Died at New Plymouth, Vinton Co., Ohio. Res. 1820-50 in Coshocton Co. M. 1. Hannah Gary, 2. Rebecca Speelman.
DATE: 06/12/1997 SUBMITTER: Dale W. Hartman
SURNAMES: MUNCY, HARTMAN
Would like any information on my ggrandfather and family. John Corden HARTMAN born Morgan County, OH 3 March 1862; died Ray, Ohio, Vinton County, Richland Twp 11 Sep 1932; buried Greenlawn Cemetery, Frankfort, OH. He was in Allensville, Vinton County from 1870 to 1880 with his parents James Thompson HARTMAN and second wife Harriet MUNCY and sisters Almina, Margaret and Mary M.
DATE: 06/12/1997 SUBMITTER: Dale W. Hartman
SURNAMES: MUNCY, GOODRICH, HARTMAN
Harriet MUNCY, born Ohio 1830; died Byer, OH, Vinton County, Richland Township 5 Feb 1912; buried Byer Cemetery. Parents Elijah MUNCY and Lusetta GOODRICH; buried Byer Cemetery. Married James Thompson HARTMAN 3 July 1865 in Jackson County, Ohio. James is buried in Byer Cemetery, also. Would appreciate any information regarding any of these families. Would like to exchange information with descendants, also.
DATE: 06/12/1997 SUBMITTER: Rita Ray
SURNAMES: RAMSEY, RICE, MOORE, WILLIS
Looking for the parents of: Elizabeth Ramsey who married 17 Oct 1881 James Rice and Sarah Moore who married Joseph Willis 1839. All help appreciated.
DATE: 06/10/1997 SUBMITTER: Mary Stokely McKillop
SURNAMES: RANNELLS, VANCE
I am researching my GGGrandfather's family line of the RANNELLS and I am now aware that one of the daughters married into the VANCE family line. I am hoping someone has information on this daughter - name etc.
DATE: 06/04/1997 SUBMITTER: Mary Jane Estes
SURNAMES: SMITH, RANDALL, MOSHER
I am seeking information on William SMITH, born 15 June 1817, in Guernsey Co, OH. I believe he moved to Vinton Co when he was very young. He later lived in Vinton Co and was married first to Emma Randall and second to Lydia MOSHER, 18 August 1846. He had 3 children with his first wife and 8 with Lydia. William's parents were Daniel and Elizabeth HARRIS SMITH both being born in VA. Any information on any of these people would be greatly appreciated.
DATE: 06/04/1997 SUBMITTER: Donald Roe
SURNAMES: ISAMINGER
I am researching the surname ISAMINGER. Has anyone seen this surname, especially around the 1870 timeframe, in Vinton Co.?
DATE: 06/04/1997 SUBMITTER: Jeff A. Wilbur
SURNAMES: WILBER, WILBUR, ARNOLD
I am attempting to make contact with descendants of Abraham Wilber/Wilbur (b. 3/10/1785, d. 7/21/1874) and his wife, Anna Arnold (b. 9/23/1789, d. 5/12/1874). They were my g-g-g-g grandparents. They settled in the Hamden area sometime around 1815. I am attempting to compile as much information regarding their descendants as possible. There are many hundreds of us. If you are a relative, I would greatly appreciate it if you could share your family information for inclusion in my research. I have several old photographs and family information that I would be happy to share (not for profit) with any interested relatives.
DATE: 06/04/1997 SUBMITTER: Jim Webb
SURNAMES: WEBB, WEED
I am researching my paternal WEBB line as well as the WEED line in Vinton County as well as collateral married lines. I will probably compose a more detailed query in the next month. Thanks again for maintaining this county -- where I have ancestors (from my dad back) for about 3-4 generations.
DATE: 05/22/1997 SUBMITTER: Rita Ray
SURNAMES: PARISH
Looking for anything about Thomas Parish who lived in Vinton County. Sam Parish Sarah Parish Hiram 9 came from Ky. can find nothing else about them. All help appreciated about the PARISH family.
DATE: 05/22/1997 SUBMITTER: Gale Davis Bolles
SURNAMES: DAVIS, WEIMER
Looking for Thomas B. Davis sp Mattie Couden (Cowden)Davis. Don't know birth or death dates. Had a boy named Earl Rudolph Davis born 8/14/1901 Vinton Co. McArthur, Ohio died 2/12/1968 sp Orpha Annis Weimmer (Weimer) Davis died 7/3/1965 . Earl and Orpha both buried in Oak Grove Cemetery, Logan, Ohio. They had 7 children Earl Keith Davis born 12/25/1926 Youngstown, Ohio Mearl Gaynell Davis Fredrick born 12/25/1926 Youngstown, Ohio, deceased , Zane Lee Davis born 7/17/1928 Lancaster, Ohio, Olin Thomas Davis (my father) born 7/9/30 Wellington Ohio, Robert Ray Davis born 10/2/1934, Ruth Davis Rice born 8/13/1940, Mansfield, Ohio, June Davis Murphy born 6/19/32. Earl Rudolph Davis had 2 sisters: May Strawn and Clara Freeman. Any help would be greatly appreciated. I have some info on Mattie's brother and sister and parents if that would help.
DATE: 05/22/1997 SUBMITTER: David Frey
SURNAMES: CASSILL
I am looking for information about maternal ancestors, specifically Henry CASSILL, b in PA, d 1811 in Ross Co, father of Abraham CASSILL b 1785 in PA, D April 28, 1853 in Vinton Co, OH, father of Elizabeth CASSILL b October 11, 1814, d September 9, 1884.
DATE: 05/22/1997 SUBMITTER: Marieda Derrick Edens
SURNAMES: BOWLING, PIERCE, FROST
From 1880 VENTON CO. Census Knox Township: Household #49 B.F. BOLEN 33 farmer b-OH, parents b- in VA. Sevilla 30 wife (she was a PIERCE by marriage record in Athens Co. OH. (8/15/1870) Elza 7 son Howard 4 son Nora M. 1 daughter. I BELIEVE that Savillia/Arvilla? PIERCE was raised in the home of Samuel Bowlen b-1783 and Mary, b-1789, they were in the Athens Co. Census of 1860 Alexander Tp. and 1870 Athens Co. Alexander Tp Who were the parents of Savillia?. Also in 1880 Venton Co. Census were: Household #50 SAMUEL BOLEN 29 b-OH parents b-VA. wife Elwilda (FROST) Lilly M. 6, Willie 4. Household #51 JOSEPH BOLEN 44 b-OH parents b-VA . wife Mary R. wife 36, Joseph 12, George 10, Samuel 5, Perley 5, Rhoda A? 1. This family looks to all be related. B.F. Bolen was Benjamin F. Bowling who later is found in Putnam Co. WV census in 1900.. Looking for any connection to any one of these mentioned.
DATE: 05/14/1997 SUBMITTER: Carol A. Steele
SURNAMES: MOORE, STEELE, RICHARD
Does anyone remember the general store located in Hue, Ohio? I have a picture of my step-gr-grandfather (John MOORE) and my grandfather (William Richard STEELE) in front of his (John's) store taken about the turn of the century. I visited it once in the mid-sixties, but on a recent trip could not find it. The proprietor at that time had a school bell that William Richard used when he was the schoolmaster in Hue.
DATE: 05/14/1997 SUBMITTER: Cindy Haase
SURNAMES: CLARK, COZAD, GRAVES, FRANCIS
Looking for info and descendants of ISAAC CLARK (b1821 Vinton Co) married ELEANOR GRAVES 1849 in Jackson Co., OH. They had numerous children, my g-g-grandfather was THOMAS CLARK (b1846 Vinton Co.), he married Sarah Elizabeth Dixon in Stark Co., IL 1872. Another son of ISAAC CLARK was Nathaniel (b1844 in Vinton Co) married LYDIA COZAD 1866 in Vinton Co. Daughter of ISAAC CLARK was Nancy Jane married MILTON W. FRANCIS.
DATE: 05/14/1997 SUBMITTER: Tina Levitt
SURNAMES: EVANS, REEVES, WILCOX
I am searching for information concerning my grandmother. Irene Evans, b. Greenup Ky, on October 8, 1910. She married Elmer Reeves b. Zaleski, Oh (Vinton. Co) on May 9, 1932, in Columbus, Ohio. Her father was Frank Evans, and mother was Carrie Wilcox.
DATE: 05/14/1997 SUBMITTER: Herb Vanderford
SURNAMES: VANDERFORD, RATCLIFF
I am researching the Vanderford and Ratcliff names from Vinton County, ohio. Herb Vanderford, 568 Courtney Drive, New Haven, Indiana 46774
DATE: 05/09/1997 SUBMITTER: Jane Murray Flynn
SURNAMES: SIMMS, BETHEL
I am interested in exchanging information with others researching these names from the ASBURY RIDGE area of Vinton County.
DATE: 05/09/1997 SUBMITTER: Don Poland
SURNAMES: JONES
I'm looking for parents of a g-g grandfather, Gerrard or Girrard Jones, who shows up in Richland Township (then Jackson County) now Vinton County 1840 U.S. Census. He's listed with a female, presumably his wife, Mary Ward Jones, between 20 and 30, and three children under five: two females and one male. My Gerrard and Mary Jones had Mahala (my g grandmother), Anna and Harry, all under five in 1840. It's believed Gerrard owned some land in Buena Vista, Clark County, lost it, then disappeared. The children were placed in an orphanage.
DATE: 05/09/1997 SUBMITTER: Tina Levitt
SURNAMES: REEVES
I have just started to research my family and just learned that my grandfather and his family was from Zaleski, I obtained a death certificate yesterday for my grandfather, but his father was only listed. His name Elmer Reeves, also his fathers name. I would like birth information because I need to know mothers and grandmothers information. I also would like to find out if any ancestors are still in the area. Elmer Reeves b. 9 August, 1890 d. 25 December 1957 Columbus, Ohio. He had three brothers: Leonard, Alva, Pearl. And two sisters: Ruth and Jenny.
DATE: 05/06/1997 SUBMITTER: Selena Strausbaugh
SURNAMES: STRAUSBAUGH
LOOKING FOR ANY INFORMATION ON THE STRAUSBAUGH FAMILY OF VINTON COUNTY. MY GREAT GRANDFATHER WAS DONALD STRAUSBAUGH MARRIED TO LELA DODRILL.. MY GREAT GREAT GRANDFATHER WAS ISSAC STRAUSBAUGH ... I AM LOOKING FOR ANY ONE WHO MAY KNOW THE FATHER OF ISSAC OR ANY OTHER INFO OF USE.
DATE: 05/06/1997 SUBMITTER: Steve Kennedy
SURNAMES: HAWK, GASTON, EUTSLER
HAWK, GASTON, EUTSLER. Searching for information on Isaac HAWK and his wife Margaret. Their daughter Susanna, married Samuel P. GASTON. Also have a Sarah HAWK that married Charles EUTLSER. All 3 families lived in the Wilkesville area.
DATE: 05/06/1997 SUBMITTER: Joe Cameron
SURNAMES: CAMERON
Searching for anyone connected to the family of JOSEPH CAMERON, who moved to Vinton County about 1860 from Smyth County, VA. Will share information.
DATE: 04/27/1997 SUBMITTER: Dan Reeves
SURNAMES: REEVES, RHOADS
Looking for any information on the Reeves Family originaly from Vinton County. GrandFathers name Floyd Reeves, GrandMothers name Eathel Cola Rhoads. they had several children all born in the area. no other information is known at this time.
DATE: 04/27/1997 SUBMITTER: Ella Barnett
SURNAMES: POTTS, THOMPSON
Looking for information-parents, siblings, etc. for Martha Ann Thompson spouse of Harrison Potts, mother of John Potts, born in Vinton Co., OH Martha was a school teacher.
DATE: 04/27/1997 SUBMITTER: Ella Barnett
SURNAMES: POTTS, THOMPSON, HUSTON
Looking for information about the family of Harrison Potts B: Abt 1859, married Martha Ann Thompson father of John Potts born in Vinton Co., OH 2-11-1884. Harrison possibly born in Vinton Co. also as brother Elza Potts was born in Vinton Co. OH September 2, 1874. Elza married Cora Huston. Also brothers Benton, Joseph and Lewis and an unknown sister to this family, birthdates unknown, spouses unknown. What is the name of the parents of this family of children. Any information please!
DATE: 04/22/1997 SUBMITTER: Mike Green
SURNAMES: GREEN, GRIMM, CHESSER, CARDER, DEMPSEY
I am researching the above family names in Vinton and Jackson Counties. I am extreamly interested in the GREENs.
DATE: 04/22/1997 SUBMITTER: Rita Ray
SURNAMES: PARISH, MARTIN
Hiram Parish was born Mar 1858, married Martha Martin 1881, died Jackson County Ohio Feb.2,1928. Sons Jesse,Otto,Ed Chance. Any info appreciated.
DATE: 04/22/1997 SUBMITTER: Jean C Grave
SURNAMES: GRAVE, GREAVE
Am compiling a book on the Greave/Grave family. Would the person who is researching Eli M Graves and has a lot of Graves back to 1700s please contact me. I have an Eli Graves whose parents were Thomas Graves and Mary (Polly) Graves. Polly came from Chatham Co, NC.
DATE: 04/14/1997 SUBMITTER: Marilyn D. Doles
SURNAMES: DOLES
I am looking for info on Doles, Simon and descendants. Buried at Doles Cemetery, Vinton Co.
DATE: 04/14/1997 SUBMITTER: Penny Oney Richardson
SURNAMES: BUCK, CASTOR, ONEY
I am looking for info on Betty Orlette Castor's family. She was born May 27, 1928 in McArthur to Earl Castor and Sylvia Buck. Married Charles Woodrow Oney.
DATE: 04/11/1997 SUBMITTER: Sandy Sharpy
SURNAMES: ISMAEL
ISMAEL, George L. A Civil War Pension Document dated: 13 April 1876 lists my Great-grandfather, George L. ISMAEL as living in the Town of Hamden, Vinton Co., Ohio. It indicates he has lived in this community since his discharge from the service on 10 March 1865. Does anyone have information about this man?
DATE: 04/11/1997 SUBMITTER: Randy Sue McKeeever
SURNAMES: WEBB, CASTOR
I am researching the family of THOMAS WEBB who married Druzilla CASTOR. They had eleven children and came to Vinton county in the late 1830s. The family farm was near Wilkesville. My dad remembers the family being near Hamden and some of my information shows that they were involved with a business of some sort in Hamden. I would happy to exchange the information to find out more about these ancestors. Other names that I have listed for the families were Theodore and Katie WEBB and their 6 children, Ray, Emmmett, Earl, Rosa, Florence and Leland "Bud" WEBB . Thanks for your help! Sincerely Randy Sue McKeeever 607 S. 12th Street, Coshocton Ohio 43812
DATE: 04/11/1997 SUBMITTER: Mary Alice McKenzie
SURNAMES: MCKENZIE, MAJORS, MAGERS, SAPP
Name: McKENZIE, Margaret, Place: Born Knox Co., June 28, 1826, Died April, 4, 1903, Circleville, Ohio Married Samuel McKenzie Feb 1, 1846, Looking for more information on Margaret (McKenzie) McKenzie's parents, Caleb McKenzie and Margaret Majors/Magers, married Aug 26, 1810, perhaps from Danville. Margaret Majors/Magers McKenzie remarried Joseph Sapp in 1837. Looking for any information on this Caleb McKenzie and Margaret Majors/Magers. Only have the info on their daughter and when they were married. Possible Counties: Ross, Pickaway, Vinton, Knox
DATE: 04/11/1997 SUBMITTER: Mike Hutt
SURNAMES: HUTT
Looking for information on William Hutt & family (1850 Census). His wife Isabel is (approx. 11/1804-4/1881) is buried at Salt Springs. William isn't listed? I am also interested in information concerning Charlea A. Hutt (5/24/1837 in Vinton Co.). He moved to Atchison Co. Mo & died 12/23/97. I am new to this so any help is appreciated!
DATE: 04/07/1997 SUBMITTER: ?
SURNAMES: GRAVES, NICHOLS, PLYLEY, EAGON, BURRIS
I am researching surnames Graves, especially Eli M. married Martha Nichols, and Plyley married Anna Eagon. Also very interested in Emory Burris, there were 2 father of John Henry and son of John Henry.If you have any info. Regarding these people please email. I have alot on the Graves line back to 1700's but need a little help to put it all together.
DATE: 04/07/1997 SUBMITTER: Jerry Landis
SURNAMES: VEST, HASS, HOSS, HAISE
Seeking information about Susanna Hass/Hoss/Haise and Barbara Hoss who lived in Vinton County about 1845/1850. Thomas Davidson Vest, son of Andrew Vest and Sarah Greenlee Davidson, married Susanna and his brother, Alfred Vest, married Barbara. Are the girls sisters and who are their parents? Were there other siblings? Glad to trade information about the Vest family connections.
DATE: 04/07/1997 SUBMITTER: Jim Ibaugh
SURNAMES: STEPHENSON. DEVAULT
Looking for any info on Samuel H. Stephenson, married Barbara Devault in May 1869 in Vinton County. They had eleven children .Samuel was a Civil War veteran Who died in 1910, Barbara in 1927. All children were born and raised in Wellston.
DATE: 04/01/1997 SUBMITTER: L. Harney
SURNAMES: DOWD
I just discovered that I have a relative named Philander and Conner Dowd buried at McArthur Twshp and would like more info on their families and would like to share info with someone else that may be interested.

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