Vinton County Ohio Queries - August 1998 thru February 1999


DATE: 02/15/1999 SUBMITTER: Thomas A. Wiseman
SURNAMES: FAULKNER, FRI, MYERS, BOLLEN
Looking for family information about the Harry Clifford Faulkner family. He was married to Essie May Myers. They had three children: Melba, Myers and Betty. Harry had several brother andf sisters some of which were: William ( Bill or Will ), Lester, and Nora. Any information will be geatly appreciated.
DATE: 02/10/1999 SUBMITTER: Mary Ann Mercer Corder
SURNAMES: BRAY, BUCHANAN, MERCER
Seeking descendants of Celesta MERCER b. in Vinton Co.(1885-1981) who married John BUCHANAN (b. abt.1880). They lived and died in Columbus, Franklin Co. Ohio. They had the following children: Nellie b. abt. 1907, William b. abt 1909, and Rosa b. abt. 1911. Celesta was the dau. of Theodore MERCER and Rebecca BRAY who lived and died in Vinton Co.
DATE: 02/05/1999 SUBMITTER: B. Moore
SURNAMES: MOORE
Looking for any information on James Russell MOORE, b 1825/27 in Vinton Co. He probably had two brothers, Alexander and Vincent. All three are listed on the 1850 Perry County, Ohio census in the George KOONS household.
DATE: 02/05/1999 SUBMITTER: Ruth E. Adams
SURNAMES: ADAMS, ARBAUGH
Researching John Quincy ADAMS m Nancy Margaret ARBAUGH 10 Jan 1880 in Vinton County, OH. I would like to locate a marriage record and any other information regarding John and Nancy.
DATE: 02/05/1999 SUBMITTER: Garren Snyder
SURNAMES: LUSTER
I am seeking info on ancestors or descendants of Stephen Adison LUSTER born 1862 at Eagle Furnace, Vinton Co. He married Henrietta Cope around 1882. They were the parents of 10, first five born in Vinton Co named Willilam H, Hattie Ella, George Wesley, Eva Marie, and Mary Etta. Then moved to Jackson Co. around 1892.
DATE: 02/05/1999 SUBMITTER: T.L. Henry
SURNAMES: PEWTHERS, KUYKENDALL, PRICE
John PEWTHERS died in Hamden. His Daughter Elizabeth was born 9 Apr 1825 in Hamden. John was married to Elizabeth KUYKENDALL. John is my GGGGGGfather and was from Scotland. Any info will be helpful. Elizabeth KUYKENDALL was married previously to PRICE, had two sons (Jacob and ??).
DATE: 02/05/1999 SUBMITTER: Carolyn (Morrow) Norlyn
SURNAMES: MORROW, HOLLINGSHEAD
I am looking for a marriage record for James MORROW and Mary (Polly) HOLLINGSHEAD, who lived in Vinton County, OH, and should have been married between 1825-1835. It was a second marriage for both parties.
DATE: 02/05/1999 SUBMITTER: Karen Henderson
SURNAMES: HENDERSON, PERCELL(Sp?)
I'm trying to find my GG Grandfather, Robert HENDERSON b. 1833 (probably in Morgan Co., Ohio), married 1856 in Morgan Co., Ohio to ELIZABETH PERCELL. They had a son: John Sinclair HENDERSON in 1861 in Ross Co., Ohio. Robert HENDERSON bought land in Vinton County, Ohio 1849 per Bureau of Land Management. I know that county lines were changing at that time. I would be grateful for a census or ? check to verify his presence there and any other info available.
DATE: 02/05/1999 SUBMITTER: Jean Lyles
SURNAMES: STEELE, MARSHALL
Trying to link my great-grandmother, (Ida) Estella MARSHALL to various STEELE cousins as listed in her autograph books, 1884 and 1888. Any information on MARSHALLS in Vinton Co. appreciated. Addtionally, queries on autographs welcome ... not much information, but wonderful memories.
DATE: 02/05/1999 SUBMITTER: Marsha Binkley
SURNAMES: TALLEY
I am looking for any and all information on a family that had a son named GEORGE W. TALLEY. He was born Aug. 24, 1873. I know that he later moved north to Auglaize Co. and there married a GrGr Aunt of mine. But I have no information that any other portion of his family did. Please could someone help with this Vinton Co. born man and his family.
DATE: 02/05/1999 SUBMITTER: Janet Goff Jenkins
SURNAMES: ALBAUGH, BOWEN, BUSLER, DOWD, GOUGH/GOFF, HOHL, MEYERS, MCKIBBEN, MCMANAWAY, PENROD, ROBB, STINE, STONE, THOMAS, VANDERFORD, VERIGAN, WEBB
I am looking for anyone who is doing or who has done research on any of the above surnames in Vinton County Ohio. Please contact me even if you may have only one name. Any info would be greatly appreciated.
DATE: 02/05/1999 SUBMITTER: John A. McCall
SURNAMES: CHENOWETH
Looking for all CHENOWETH individuals who were listed in US census of 1850 in Vinton Co. This information will be utilized in assisting webmaster of CHENOWETH website to place unknowns with the correct family connection. Does anyone or the library have a printed copy of the 1850 census who could do lookup for this name? John A. McCAll 230 E. Cambridge Drive Lake Ozark, MO 65049
DATE: 01/29/1999 SUBMITTER: linda halley
SURNAMES: HEIDORN
I am trying to find the Heidorn family of Fredrick HEIDORN and Anna Whitlach Heidorn. But I'm not having much luck. Any help that you can give I would really appreciate. Frederick was born in Germany 12/28/1828, they were married at Buckhorn Furnace on 1/18/1855/ they had eight children, 7 of which was in Jackson and Vinton. Iron furnace in Jackson Madison furnace in Jackson and Vinton furnace in Vinton. This information was found in a old bible. All I have is a copy.
DATE: 01/25/1999 SUBMITTER: Mary Jane Estes
SURNAMES: SMITH, MOSHER, MOSIER, VELZY, HARRIS
Seeking William SMITH b in Guernsey Co OH, 15 June 1817, moved to Vinton Co, married Emma Randall 1st, married second Lydia MOSHER/MOSIER, 18 August 1846. Parents of William are Daniel and Elizabeth HARRIS SMITH, from VA. Parents of Lydia, b 20 May 1821 are Thomas MOSHER and ? VELZY.
DATE: 01/25/1999 SUBMITTER: Jim Halsor
SURNAMES: RADCLIFF, BOOTH
John BOOTH, 1804-1894, married Elizabeth RADCLIFF, 1811-1868. One of the children was William BOOTH, 1834-1910. I'm trying to tie the BOOTH-RADCLIFF side into the Jonathon RADCLIFF-Sarah CASTOR side of the family, if there is any such connection. (Jonathon Radcliff, 1778-1819; Sarah Castor, born 1791) Jonathon and Sarah had a child, John RADCLIFF, 1815-1884, who married a Lucinda McKENZIE,1820-1900. I can't find where Elizabeth RADCLIFF fits into the RADCLIFF family. John and Elizabeth BOOTH are buried in the RADCLIFF Cemetery in Radcliff, Ohio.
DATE: 01/25/1999 SUBMITTER: Mary Masalko
SURNAMES: DICKSON
Any connections to Earl Cranston DICKSON b.3/24/1880,d.3/5/1967.
DATE: 01/25/1999 SUBMITTER: Sharon Walton
SURNAMES: CRAM, HALDERMAN, WALTON, BURRESS
Need information on the family of Stephen and Alvira HALDERMAN CRAM of Vinton Co. Daughter Bertha b. 1886 married John WALTON, son of Newton WALTON. Looking for info on children of Boaz and Margaret BURRESS WALTON: Hannah, Sarah, Mary, Moses, Fanny, William, Margaret, Rebecca, Sophorilla, Boaz, Newton, Lavey.
DATE: 01/12/1999 SUBMITTER: Roberta Gallarno
SURNAMES: PHILLIPS, STIERS, LEE, HEDGES
Looking for Reason STIERS and wife Mary PHILLIPS, where they are buried at in Ohio. Looking for Reuben PHILLIPS b1799 in Maryland wife Elizabeth HEDGES b-1803. Ida Jane Lee b-4-July-1865 in Ohio
DATE: 01/12/1999 SUBMITTER: Vera Morgan Knowlton
SURNAMES: MORGAN, WOLF, MOOR, MOORE, TATMAN
Searching for decendants of Benjamin MORGAN b.1782 Pa. m. Ann MOOR(MOORE) Tatman 1847 children Lucinda b.1848, m. Thomas E. WOLF, Andrew Vinton b.1850 m. Maza Tatman, Adeline b.1850. They lived in Vinton, Morgan, Perry, Athens, and Hocking Counties. Any information appreciated. This was his 3rd. marriage.
DATE: 01/12/1999 SUBMITTER: Vera Morgan Knowlton
SURNAMES: MORGAN,CLINE,DENNIS,NIXON,BILGER, GILMER
Searching for decendants of Benjamin MORGAN b.1782 in Pa. m. Eve Dennis 1824. Children Sophia b.1825 m. John L. BILGER, John B.1826 Elizabeth b.1828, Mahala b.1829 m. John CLINE, Jerusha B.1831 m. Eli NIXON, Julius b.1833, Marie b.1835, Maryan b.1837, Linder b.1840, George Washington b.1843 m. Mary E. GILMER. These families were in Vinton,Morgan,Perry, Athens, and Hocking Countries. Any information appreciated.
DATE: 01/12/1999 SUBMITTER: Vera Morgan Knowlton
SURNAMES: MORGAN, ZARLEY, ROGERS, BEDIGREW, SHREVE, ROSE, KOONS, GOODLIVE, DRAKE, TAYLOR
Benjamin MORGAN came to Perry Co. from Pa. 1805 He was b.1782. He first m. Josina BEDIGREW. There children Hannah b.1804, m. Samuel KOONS, Robert b.1805 m. Mary ZARLEY, Anna b.1807 m. James SHREVE, Mary b.1808 m. Jacob GOODLIVE, Rebecca b.1810 m. John ROGERS, Benjamin Jr. b.1811 m. Susanna EARNHART, Jane b.1813 m. Jacob BLESSING, Samuel b. 1815 m. Elizabeth ROSE and Hannah DRAKE, Josina b.1818 m. Burr GILBERT, Amzi b. 1820 m. Margaret ROSE, Isaac b. 1822 m. Margaret Jane TAYLOR. Later Benjamin and some of his children moved in to Vinton Co. Benjamin lived his later years in Vinton Co. before he went to the infirmary at Athens. He died in 1871.
DATE: 01/04/1999 SUBMITTER: Susan Sprague Olson
SURNAMES: SPRAGUE
I am looking for any descendants of my father, Henry Sprague Jr., born in Hamden, Vinton County in September, 1919. He had 12 brothers & sisters, Arthur, Charles, Lura Will, Carl, Jim (I believe is still living), Lena Nutt, Raymond, and others I cannot remember. I think they ran or owned a brick yard in the Hamden/McArthur area. My dad was a bricklayer by trade. Any information would be appreciated.
DATE: 01/04/1999 SUBMITTER: Terry Wilson
SURNAMES: OUSLEY, WARD, BREWER, PRATER
Trying to help a friend locate ancestors bur in Vinton Co. Looking for info on Elkaine OUSLEY b Floyd Co KY, came to Vinton Co circa 1920. & d in 1950s bur in Vinton Co. Also his wife, Martha PRATER d Vinton Co 1980s. Also looking for Lafayette/Layfette(sp?) WARD d 1960s & wife Wilma Grace BREWER, his second wife. First wife went into a sanitarium. Lafayette's parents were Andrew & Jane WARD, both bur Vinton Co. Any assistance will be appreciated.
DATE: 01/04/1999 SUBMITTER: Christopher Andrews
SURNAMES: HUSTON, LEE
I'm looking for information on my GGreat Grandparents Marcus (Marquis) Huston and his wife Rosela (Mandy) Lee. They had a daughter (Ida Belle Huston) born in Vinton County on June 15, 1880. I also know of one other daughter, but do not have any information on her other than what I obtained from Ida's obit from 1959, "one surviving sister, Mrs. Val Chowing, living in Flint, Michigan". Any help would be greatly appreciated.
DATE: 12/21/1998 SUBMITTER: Clement Matheny
SURNAMES: MATHENEY
Searching for Benjamin MATHENY b. 1798 or 96.
DATE: 12/19/1998 SUBMITTER: Lois G. Lester
SURNAMES: SIGLER, DOZER
Would like to correspond with anyone researching William and Susan SMITH SIGLER families. William came from Muskingum Co., Oh abt 1848 to Vinton. The John and Margaret FREELAND DOZER family also came abt then from Muskingum, Co. William's second son, William married Margaret DOZER in Vinton Co. After the Civil War William and Margaret moved on to Covington, Fountain, Indiana, to join his father's family. From there he and Margaret went on to Kansas. Anyone knowing of these family lines, would love to hear from.
DATE: 12/19/1998 SUBMITTER: Jim Garrett
SURNAMES: EBERTS
I am interested in tracing the family tree of David C. EBERTS of Oreton OH. Spent his last years in both Dundas and Hamden. Was the manager for the New York Coal Co. in the late '30s and early 40's. My mother was Alberta Eberts. Any and all information will be appreciated.
DATE: 12/19/1998 SUBMITTER: Jim Garrett
SURNAMES: GARRETT
I am interested in finding the brothers and/or sisters of my grandfather, Robert Isiah GARRETT. He was employed by the B&O Railroad in the 1930's and was the custodian in the Hamden school system in the early 40's. He had two sons, George and Gail. His wife was Bertha WILBER (aka "Toots"). I cannot trace the family tree beyond Robert due to conflicts in information as to where he was born. If you have any knowledge as to the background of the GARRETT family on Buffalo Street, please contact me at the email address listed.
DATE: 12/08/1998 SUBMITTER: Michael Eric Graves
SURNAMES: GRAVES
Am looking for any family of Carl Franklin GRAVES of Ray Ohio who died in 1984. Need any information you have about kids, grandkids, great grandkid, etc.
DATE: 12/08/1998 SUBMITTER: Philip Hodgkinson
SURNAMES: RHODES, RHOADS
Looking for info on a Philip RHOADES who married Flossie KALE. They lived in Zaleski for quite a while and Philip worked on the Railroad. This line goes back to Joshua RHODES in Jackson Co. ca. 1815. Thank you.
DATE: 12/04/1998 SUBMITTER: Sandi
SURNAMES: SCHLOCTTIBACK, KALER
Looking for information about... Amelia SCHLOCTTIBACK b: Vinton Co., Ohio married Samuel KALER b: Vinton Co., Ohio. Not much to go on as you can see =). The two known children are daughters named Willetta (or Violetta, I have seen both used for her) and Mary Jane. Mary Jane m. James FAULKNER and Willetta m. William SMITH.
DATE: 12/04/1998 SUBMITTER: Sandi
SURNAMES: HAWK, SMITH
I am looking for any information on parentage and/or siblings etc. of the two following individuals... Rebecca HAWK b: January 27, 1820 Jackson Twp., Vinton Co., Ohio d: Abt May 01, 1900 Vinton Co., Ohio - buried Elk Twp., Vinton Co., Ohio. She married Robert SMITH b: March 04, 1814 Pittsburgh, Westmorland Co., Penn. d: January 18, 1861 Vinton Co., Ohio -buried Elk Twp., Vinton Co., Ohio m: November 12, 1850 by Andrew Curry in Ohio. Number of children: 2.
DATE: 12/01/1998 SUBMITTER: William Lyle
SURNAMES: LYLE, BAY, GARRETT
According to the 1875 plat map on the Vinton Co. web site, several of my ancestors owned property in several townships. Namely Richland, Elk, Jackson, and Harrison. I'm looking for descendants of the LYLE, BAY, and GARRETT families to possibly trade information.
DATE: 12/01/1998 SUBMITTER: Jim Van Bibber
SURNAMES: VAN BIBBER
I have a picture of the Cook VAN BIBBER family standing on the porch of their home and on the roof is a sign that is VAN P O. I have been told that Cook was a Postmaster and it was located at his home. The picture was taken around earley 1900's. I am looking for information about this and where the house was located at, I think it was on UNION RIDGE, in KNOX TWSP.
DATE: 11/25/1998 SUBMITTER: Pete VanBibber
SURNAMES:
Would like any information on the Van post office somewere in Knox twp. around the turn of the century.
DATE: 11/25/1998 SUBMITTER: Jim Keck
SURNAMES: KECK, MORAN, FITZSIMMONS, EUCHLER
Benedict Keck died in Minerton in 1858; his wife Anna Maria Rachor died in Minerton in 1886. They attended St. Mary's Catholic church. Sons Andrew and George and daughter Margaret Keck Moran moved to IL. Son Philip married Selinda Euchler and moved to Chillicothe. Son Franklin married Caroline Campbell and died in Minerton. Son William married Hilda McCarley and moved to Logan. Daughter Eva Maria married Franklin Fitzsimmons and died in Minerton. I have extensive data on Illinois families. I am looking for information on the above families. Am very willing to share 1500 names in my database with those interested.
DATE: 11/25/1998 SUBMITTER: Judith Martin Archer
SURNAMES: MARTIN, ALLEN
Need information on Freda Mae MARTIN, daughter of Fred MARTIN and Ersel ALLEN, born in Putnam county around 1925. I live near Athens. PLEASE contact me!
DATE: 11/25/1998 SUBMITTER: Kay Matthews Davis
SURNAMES: MATTHEWS, WHITE, HOPKINS
Seeking information Charles P. MATTHEWS, born about 1858 in Vinton County, Ohio. He was the son of Noble Shubal MATTHEWS and Felicitus WHITE. Also seeking information on Josephine MATTHEWS, daughter of Noble Shubal MATTHEWS and fist wife Judith HOPKINS.
DATE: 11/16/1998 SUBMITTER: Julie Taylor
SURNAMES: BEARD, JAYJOHN
I am looking for Jack Hayes BEARD and his wife Cora JAYJOHN. They lived in Hamden, Ohio and I think they might be in one of the Cemetaries there. Thanks.
DATE: 11/16/1998 SUBMITTER: Brent Moore
SURNAMES: MOORE
Searching any information on James Russell MOORE born 1825/27 in Vinton County. Two possible brothers are Vincent and Alexander.
DATE: 11/16/1998 SUBMITTER: Michael Law
SURNAMES: CARTWRIGHT, NISLEY
Looking for information on my grandmother Barbara Catherine Cartwright (names may have been reversed). According to my mother she went to Vinton County High School, probably around 1926-29??? She might be in a school yearbook. She probably got pregnant around age 16yrs old and withdrew from school (moved to Columbus, OH). Supposedly an Earl V. Nisley was the father. Barbara's brothers were: Dwight, Pearl, Eugene, Marion, and a sister name Ethel. Please E-Mail me if you have any information.
DATE: 11/16/1998 SUBMITTER: Pete VanBibber
SURNAMES: VANBIBBER
Does anyone have any information or know anything about the VanBibber school out in Knox twp. somewhere from 1930 back? If so please let me know.
DATE: 11/16/1998 SUBMITTER: Nathan Watson
SURNAMES: COE
COE - Possible Samuel Coe or Lucious Coe - Owned property in Brown Township which later became the site of Moonville during the mid 1800's to early 1900's. Any help would be appreciated.
DATE: 11/06/1998 SUBMITTER: Theresa Seidel
SURNAMES: ARBAUGH, LEE
Looking for information on Obediah LEE, who married Mary Ann ARBAUGH on December 04, 1881, in Vinton Co., OH. They had a daughter, Ora Mae LEE b. October 14, 1882 at the Plains, OH. Mary Ann remarried in 1885. Have info on both Ora Mae and Mary Ann to share.
DATE: 11/05/1998 SUBMITTER: Richard C. Brooks
SURNAMES: STEELE, JOHNSTON, BROWN
Searching for information on the parents of James W. STEELE(1817-1888), husband of Nancy BROWN (1818-1905) both Vinton County residents after moving from Muskingum County. They were the parents of Francis Benedict STEELE born in Vinton County (1859-1950). Francis married Tabitha Doretta JOHNSTON in Vinton County in 1882.
DATE: 11/05/1998 SUBMITTER: Richard C. Brooks
SURNAMES: JOHNSTON, FEE, CHAMBERS
Searching for information on Thomas JOHNSTON,Sr. who arrived in Vinton/Hocking County in the 1820's from Perry County; prior to that from Fayette County, PA. Husband of Tabitha CHAMBERS of PA. Father of Thomas, Jr. Vinton County farmer (1822-1910)who married Jane Graves FEE in 1852. Thomas, Sr. was born in Ireland,date unknown, and died prior to 1860. He supposedly owned land in what is now Swan Township.
DATE: 11/05/1998 SUBMITTER: Adaline Buchanan
SURNAMES: MCKIBBEN, THORNE
I need proof of the marriage of Sarah MCKIBBEN and Francis MARTIN THORNE. Her parents Richard and Lois MCKIBBEN are buried in Pleasant Valley Cemetary on Pleasant Valley Road. Marriage would be about mid 1850s. They later moved to Hocking County, Carbon Hill, Ohio.
DATE: 10/30/1998 SUBMITTER: Laura Kienle
SURNAMES: DeSILVEY, CLEMM
I am searching for info on John W. DeSILVEY and Leah CLEMM, who lived in Zaleski and had their daughter, Catherine, there. The time frame is sometime around 1879 (the year Catherine was born) I welcome any info, no matter how small.
DATE: 10/13/1998 SUBMITTER: Stella Malcolm
SURNAMES: ANGLE, ANGLES, COPE
SUSAN, DANIEL ANGLE OR ANGLES after 1880. Henry, Emma or any after 1880.
DATE: 10/13/1998 SUBMITTER: Pat Pickens
SURNAMES: WYATT, NIXON
I am looking for any information on my father, Charles Kenneth WYATT, I think he was born in 1908. His first wife was Helena NIXON and they had three children, that I know of: William, Bryan, and Charles. Thank you for any help you can provide.
DATE: 10/13/1998 SUBMITTER: Jerri Huston
SURNAMES: BROOKS, CLEMENTS, QUICK
Looking for info on Joseph Hulon BROOKS marr Lucy CLEMENTS Oct.2,1845. Five sons were: Thomas D., William, David, Harrison, and Jacob BROOKS. My g-g-grandfather Hulon was b.in Athens Co. 1824 in what is now Knox twp.,Vinton Co. My g-grandfather Thomas D.BROOKS marr Mary E.QUICK. Mary's parents were Moses and Tacy QUICK. They are all buried in Harkins Cem, Knox twp, Vinton Co. Any info would be appreciated. I will share info that I have.
DATE: 10/13/1998 SUBMITTER: Harold Williams
SURNAMES: BRADFORD
I am searching for the burial place of my g-g-g-grandfather, Moses BRADFORD. From a Journal written by his son Maj Ward BRADFORD, which states: "Parents settled on bank of Cuyahoga River, Portage County, Ohio in 1804. I was born there on April 13, 1809. In spring of 1810 father moved to Hocking County, Ohio, and settled in woods on head branch of Big Raccoon. Unbroken forests and thinly settled. Bradford's among first settlers. " However, family records indicate Moses BRADFORD, died 16 Apr 1845, and was buried in Vinton, Ohio. Are there any historical records that indicate he was in Vinton? Harold Williams, Mesquite, TX.
DATE: 10/03/1998 SUBMITTER: Ray Turner
SURNAMES: TURNER, ANDERSON
Thurman I TURNER, Rachael E ANDERSON, parents of Joseph Shannon TURNER, Born November 26, 1888 in Vinton County. Would like any information on the names of Thurman or Rachael's Parents or other Turner family members. Information on Joseph's Birth Information. Thanks.
DATE: 10/02/1998 SUBMITTER: Glenn Green
SURNAMES: STROUTH
Looking for info on Arthur(Art) STROUTH Born January 07, 1912 Sullivan Co. Tn. Died March, 1981 Ray, Ohio
DATE: 10/02/1998 SUBMITTER: Janice
SURNAMES: BOLIN
I am looking for JOSEPH BOLIN who may have died in or around Vinton County, year of 1893. He would be my Great Grandfather. I would like to find his death notice so I can find his burial site. Thanks.
DATE: 10/02/1998 SUBMITTER: Helen STRONG Pond
SURNAMES: STRONG, FOSTER, WHITE
Looking for information on Horatio Benton STRONG m. Allie FOSTER. My grandfather was one(?) of their children, Harley Franklin STRONG Sr. b. Mar. 23, 1901 Wilkesville Ohio d. Feb. 1975 Galveston, TX. Harley came to Atlanta and married Helen Della (Gwendolyn) WHITE. Any info would be greatly appreciated as I have none at all and no one left to ask. Thanks.
DATE: 10/02/1998 SUBMITTER: Dennis L. Anderson
SURNAMES: DRAKE, McDONALD, WALTON, ZIEGLER
Searching for ancestors and decendents of HIRAM McDONALD, m.RACHEL DRAKE, 24 Jan, 1877, Vinton Co., OH. Others united in marriage: Sarah Jane WALTON,b.22 Feb 1881, d/o Jordan R. WALTON/Mary M. Jones; 10 children of ARCHIBALD DRAKE, b. Vinton Co between 1808-1842; 8 children of SAMUEL ZIEGLER, b.1807-8 & Rachel ? McDONALD'S said to have come from Ireland/Armstrong Co., Pennsylvania, in Vinton Co., OH before 1857, many went to Frankfort, Ross Co., OH 1911-12. All my mother's family.
DATE: 09/17/1998 SUBMITTER: Chris Brooks
SURNAMES: TRAPHAGAN, TEARS
Researching the family of Abraham TRAPHAGAN, born 1779 Bergen County, New Jersey, died 1848 Richland twp Vinton County, Ohio. He married in 1806 in Ulster County, New York, Esther TEARS b 1789. They had several children, lived in Richland twp. Would like to hear from anyone connected to this family.
DATE: 09/10/1998 SUBMITTER: Dawn Foiles
SURNAMES: VOLLENWEIDER
I am looking for information on Otto E. VOLLENWEIDER who died May 31, 1958. His last residence was in Vinton county. I would like information on parents, etc. to see if there is a connection with my family.
DATE: 09/07/1998 SUBMITTER: Janet Seitz
SURNAMES: BREWSTER
Desire information on family of Harvey and Anna (Roberts) Brewster. Harvey d. 1883 in Vinton County; Ann d. 1889 near McArthur. Children: Sarah Ellen (m. Jacob Seitz), Amanda Huldah (m. John Pettit), Josiah Wright (m. Elizabeth Lawrence), Mary A., Samuel R. (m. Sarah Curry), Robert L., Dorothy E (m. Roberts Mooney), Hannah (m. John Randall), Christiana (m. Oliver Curry), Joseph (maybe d. before 1850), Joseph/Lafayette (b. 1854).
DATE: 09/07/1998 SUBMITTER: Dee Yetter
SURNAMES: KLEINHAUS, CONRATH
I am looking for info on Mary KLEINHAUS. She immig.in 1873 to Wellston,Oh. John her first born was born in Germ., Frank-born 6/1875, Michael-born 7/1876, Rosa-born 7/1882, Dora-born 12/1884 & Catherine Barbara-born 5/1886, were all born in Wellston. Jackson Cnty does not have a record. Thought since Vinton was so close, maybe they were born in Vinton County. Catherine Barbara married Michael Adam CONRATH. Michael Adam-born 8/13/1883 in Wellston, but again no record. Appreciate any help.
DATE: 09/07/1998 SUBMITTER: Thomas A. Wiseman
SURNAMES: FRI, FAULKNER
Ilber FRI was my great uncle. Married to Nora FAULKNER both are deceased.
DATE: 08/31/1998 SUBMITTER: Erik Goodin
SURNAMES: GOODIN
Seeking info re: the Madison twp Cemetery and the St. Sylvester Cemetery above Dutch Lane outside Zaleski. Does anyone have a current -- or an old -- tombstone inscription listing? Does anyone know who is the caretaker of the cemetery now? We have several GOODIN ancestors buried there, but visited what we thought was the actual cemetery and could find none. Are both the cemeteries merged together, or are there two different cemeteries separated by a fence or something? Any help or info would be appreciated!
DATE: 08/31/1998 SUBMITTER: Kathleen Kowalski
SURNAMES: MCFADDEN, COLLUM, FERRY, SCHILDHAUER
Looking for information on the family of Edward MCFADDEN and his wife, whose maiden name was Alice COLLUM, of Clinton Township, Vinton Co., OH. The family was from Co. Donegal, Ireland, and was living in Vinton Co. from 1857-76, that being the last year we have documentation. There were 3 sons, Charles, John, and Dennis, and one daughter, Margaret, who married Manus FERRY. The Ferry family is said to have had a farm in Vinton Co. Margaret may have had a daughter named Margaret as well, who is said to have married a man with the SCHILDHAUER surname.
DATE: 08/31/1998 SUBMITTER: Debbie Alley
SURNAMES: FEE
I'm researching the FEE families of Vinton County, Ohio. If you have any interest or information on the FEE families of Vinton County, Ohio please contact me.
DATE: 08/31/1998 SUBMITTER: Ronda Griffith-Grubb
SURNAMES: BURNS, CROW, SALMANS, NEWMAN
Looking for relatives of Chester Davis Burns, John and Martha Salmans Newman, Catherine Crow Salmans and Silas Salmans.
DATE: 08/31/1998 SUBMITTER: Dorothy Cook-Barnett
SURNAMES: BARNETT, GRAVES, WALDRON, SOLLARS
Thomas Jefferson BARNETT (b. 25 Dec 1837)m. Lovina Graves on 5 Apr 1860. Who were his parents and was he born in Vinton Co? Where were his parents born? Lovina's mother was Elizabeth. My info says SOLLARS, Salt Springs Cem says Waldron. Who is Elizabeth?
DATE: 08/31/1998 SUBMITTER: Max
SURNAMES: HAYBRON
Am seeking info on any funeral homes that would have handled the Lake Hope area. Specifically am looking for info on Richard Haybron who died 12 Aug 1901 at Lake Hope, Vinton cty, OH. Also seeking info on his wife, Rachel (Gregory) Haybron who died 8 Sep 1911 in Lake Hope, Vinton cty, OH.
DATE: 08/26/1998 SUBMITTER: Jacquelynn Leggett
SURNAMES: CORRICK, MOORE
Searching for information regarding Washington CORRICK (b 1832 in Va) and married to Margaret MOORE (b. 1835 Va) married 13 March 1853 in Vinton Co, Ohio. I am hoping that a marriage record might list her parents. Thanks!!
DATE: 08/26/1998 SUBMITTER: Louise S. Godwin
SURNAMES: CLARK, GRAVES, STARKEY, DIXON, MARBLE, DARST, FEE, BENCE, CALDWELL
Want to document bio of Robert CLARK and Rachel GRAVES family. Does the William = m.Rachel Starkey and moved to Polk co MO, & KS. Does John = b1798-d1870 burial in Salt Springs Cem,wf Ruth DIXON? Does James = 1808-1863 bur Polk co MO. ?m Polly MARBLE mRebecca? Does Amy = bca 1812 bur 1854 Union cem? Does Henry = 1807-1854 bur Salt Springs Cem wf Nancy? Does Jane = m. Daniel BENCE and Margaret m. Walter CALDWELL? What happened to Hannah and Isaac????
DATE: 08/26/1998 SUBMITTER: Jeanette Johnson
SURNAMES: TRAINER
Searching for James TRAINER bn 1840, Vinton County. md Minerva McGHEE. Their children were James W. b 1861, Jospeh b 1865, George E. b 1868, Mary b 1870, Della J. b 1876, Ida E. b 1879. All the children were born in Vinton County. He had 2 brothers Auther m Eliza McGhee and John md Missouri McGhee. Any help would be appreciated. Thank you.
DATE: 08/26/1998 SUBMITTER: Doug MacDonald
SURNAMES: HOWELL
According to a partial genealogy of our family, my maternal grandmother, Sarah Rowena HOWELL (maiden name), was born in Vinton County on Mar. 21, 1885. She had four sisters: Anna, Inez, Lulu, and Lura. Do you have any names or other information about Sarah Rowena HOWELL's parents or other ancestors? One reason for the query: I am trying to track down an old family rumor that my HOWELL forbears were related to Varina Howell Davis, wife of Confederate president Jefferson Davis.
DATE: 08/26/1998 SUBMITTER: Cyndi Saxton Jorae
SURNAMES: HAMILTON, MILLIGAN
I'm looking for the following family from Vinton Co., OH: John and Martha (MILLIGAN) HAMILTON. John b. 14 JUN 1810 Ohio. Martha b. 19 MAY 1802 York Co., PA (m. 30 DEC 1830 Perry Co., OH). Children: James Milligan b. 14 JUN 1831 d. 1832, George Hamilton b. 1832 Vinton Co., OH d. during Civil War, Thomas Milligan Hamilton b. 1834 Vinton Co., OH m. Mary ?, David Hamilton b. 1836 Vinton Co., OH m. Hannah Shuck?, Philip Hamilton b. 1840 Vinton Co., OH m. Elizabeth Enbody, Elizabeth Hamilton b. 1841 Vinton Co., OH m. ? Jenks d. 18 NOV 1923, Martha Hamilton b. 1845 Vinton Co., OH m. William Wance & Wm. Thorne, John Hamilton b. 1847 Vinton Co., OH m. Louise Nicholas d. ca 1926.
DATE: 08/26/1998 SUBMITTER: Bobby O. Brown
SURNAMES: BROWN
Bryan and Susan Brown left Walnut Twp., Pickaway Co. about 1820 and went to Vinton Co., Ohio. 1878 they had an address of: P.O. Box, South Bloomingville, Hocking Co., Ohio. They are believed to be buried in Vinton County.
DATE: 08/26/1998 SUBMITTER: Luanne Shaw
SURNAMES: WALDREN, HENDERSON, KNOX
I have researching Michael F. WALDREN b 1869 Richland Twsp Ohio. married Loretta Caroline HENDERSON b 1874 or 5. Michael's parents were Thomas WALDREN & Nina. Loretta's parents were George HENDERSON Sr. married Charity KNOX 1872 in Vinton Cty OH. George's parents were Frederick HENDERSON b 1826 & Caroline SCOTT. Any info would help
DATE: 08/26/1998 SUBMITTER: Luanne Shaw
SURNAMES: SHAW, MOORE, COX
I am working on my husband's SHAW line, from Vinton Cty Ohio. I have Alexander SHAW b 1847 Allensville OH. married Rebecca MOORE 1876. Alexander's parents were John SHAW married Ruth COX. No other info on either. Rebecca MOORE b 1853 her parents were Andrew MOORE b 1824 & Evaline b 1827. No other info on either. Any info helpful.
DATE: 08/26/1998 SUBMITTER: Sandi
SURNAMES: SMITH, HAWK, KALER, CURRAN
Robert SMITH b. 04 March 1814 in Pittsburgh PA d. 18 Jan. 1861 in Elk Twnshp Vinton Ohio m.12 November 1850 to Rebecca HAWK b.27 January 1820 Jackson Twnshp Vinton Co., Ohio d. May 1900. ISSUE => Sarah SMITH b.1853 and William SMITH b.1856 m. to Willetta KALER ISSUE=>10 children one of which is Harry Ernest SMITH m. to Flossie Florence CURRAN. ALL of above with the exception of Robert- b. in the Vinton Co. areas of Ohio. Have more info on all of the children. Looking for more info on parents/siblings of KALER, CURRAN, HAWK, Robert SMITH.
DATE: 08/26/1998 SUBMITTER: Jackie Medsker
SURNAMES: PATTERSON, SUNNAFRANK, OGIER
WILLIAM PATTERSON married ELIZABETH SUNNAFRANK from Guernsey Co., Ohio, they moved to Vinton Co. about 1860. Children were Jacob abt 1848 married to Nancy J., Lovina A. b 1850, Mary A. b Feb 1853 married Thomas Ogier from Guernsey Co., Ezekiel b 1855, Margaret F. b 1858, Sarah E. b 1861, and Thomas b 1865. I am looking for any info on these families. Will trade info.
DATE: 08/26/1998 SUBMITTER: Pam Napper
SURNAMES: NAPPER
Looking for information on John NAPPER who married an L. Freeman. Believed to live in Vinton Co. Had sveral children: Samuel Albert NAPPER who married Viola Thacker and lived in Vinton Co. Samuel was born in 1874. Had a brother William Born 1891, Samuel died in Hamden in 1952. Any information would be very helpful. Thanks.
DATE: 08/26/1998 SUBMITTER: Michelle Alread
SURNAMES: BURNSIDE
Benona & Margaret BURNSIDE were listed as living in Vinton Co., OH on the 1850 U.S. Census. Although the family later moved to KY, I believe that some of their decendants may have stayed in the Vinton Co. area. They had 8 children: Rachel, Mary, William, James, Henry, Sanford, John, & Cassius. I would appreciate any info about the family.
DATE: 08/13/1998 SUBMITTER: Lisa Shewring
SURNAMES: COLLARD, WALTERS
Looking for information on Elizabeth "Lizzie" Collard from Zaleski, born Oct.1862. Her father first name unknown was killed in the war two weeks after her birth. She married Jurd Walters.
DATE: 08/13/1998 SUBMITTER: Janet Seitz
SURNAMES: ALDRICH
Desire all pertinent on Alfred Miles ALDRICH. Wife was Mary Elizabeth BREWER, b. 1871 in Vinton County. Their child, Freda Elton ALDRICH was b. around 1897 in Zaleski.
DATE: 08/13/1998 SUBMITTER: Janet Seitz
SURNAMES: BREWSTER
Researching family of Harvey BREWSTER [b. 1800 VT, son of Ozem and Huldah (CHANDLER) BREWSTER; d. 11 April 1883, Vinton County] and Anna ROBERTS. Their children include: Sarah E. (m. John SEITZ), Amanda (m. John PETTIT), Josiah (m. Elizabeth LAWRENCE), Mary, Samuel (m. Sarah CURRY), Robert, Dorothy (m. MOONEY), Hannah (m. John C. Randall), Christiana (m. Oliver CURRY), Joseph.
DATE: 08/13/1998 SUBMITTER: Darlene Woodruff Wilburn
SURNAMES: BARBEE, COX, CRAMBLIT, HAWK, HUHN
I am currently researching the above listed surnames in Vinton County, Ohio, and would be happy to share information with anyone who is researching same.
DATE: 08/06/1998 SUBMITTER: Mary Swanger Courtemanche
SURNAMES: DUDLEY, HOLDREN, CANNY
Zimiri HOLDREN and Sylvia DUDLEY were married in Vinton Co on May 16, 1850. Zimir's parents were John HOLDREN and Roseanna CANNY of Lee Twp. Athens Co, OH. Sylvia is listed in the census as born in NH. Who were her parents? Who was William Albert DUDLEY, also b. NH? W.A. DUDLEY m. Martha SMITH, a granddaughter of the same John and Roseanna CANNY.

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