Vinton County Ohio Queries - March 1999 thru July 1999


DATE: 07/23/1999 SUBMITTER: Jon S. Trainer
SURNAMES: TRAINER, VANBIBBER, FERRELL, WEST, GREGORY
Am interested in the following: Mathew TRAINER (born 2.3.1835); his wife: Mahilah FERRELL (born 3.18.1838); their children: Darius, Lulu, Dehlia, Flora, Norma, John, Mary, James, and Floyd. John TRAINER married Josephine GREGORY (born 3.16.1857 --11.18.1883) and later Susannah VANBIBBER (married 2.22.1886).
DATE: 07/23/1999 SUBMITTER: Ronda Griffith-Grubb
SURNAMES: DAVIS, BURNS, NEWMAN
Mary Rosetta DAVIS (great grandmother) married to John Burns. Their son, Chester Davis BURNS, married to Margaret Catherine NEWMAN. Their oldest child (Helen Virginia BURNS) was my mother. They're all gone now but am starting the research on this family.
DATE: 07/23/1999 SUBMITTER: Deborah Butcher
SURNAMES: BUTCHER, BARNHOUSE
I need information on any BUTCHER and BARNHOUSE information I could get. I know I need information on the following BUTCHER FAMILY Larry, Randall , Melissa. I need birth records and their childrens birth dates and names. I need information on BARNHOUSE Henry, Willis O and any others. I would appreciate any help I can get.
DATE: 07/23/1999 SUBMITTER: Sheryl Cain Hogan
SURNAMES: CAINE, BRANDT
John CAINE of Zaleski, Vinton Co., Madison Twp., OH (according to the History of Fairfield & Perry Counties book published 1873). Wife, Elizabeth BRANDT, died June 1850 Perry Co. John then lived with son, James and family (July 1850 census). Anyone connected that might know where John died and date? He's not listed in Perry Co.
DATE: 07/19/1999 SUBMITTER: Mark Hoffman
SURNAMES: ELDER, STEVENS, STEPHENS
Looking for information on Zachariah STEVENS/STEPHENS (bn c. 1815) and his wife Sarah ELDER (bn c.1818). Their son Benjamin (bn 1864) is my great-grandfather. Family living in Elk Twp, Vinton County during 1850's to at least the 1870's. Have lots of information to share on Benjamin and later descendants.
DATE: 07/08/1999 SUBMITTER: Billie Green
SURNAMES: MURRAY, DEARTH
I'm trying to make connections. Thomas DEARTH II 1830-1901 m. Elizabeth MURRAY 1836-1903. I found a Sarah Elizabeth MURRAY b. Feb. 28, 1838 Vinton Co. married to Thomas DEARTH. I'm not sure if this is the same people. I have childrens names, no records. Anyone with info. please contact me.
DATE: 07/08/1999 SUBMITTER: Lauri Laza
SURNAMES: CRAIG, MCCRAY, FLEMING
Ready to share information with anyone in the CRAIG line of Vinton Co., OH. Thomas CRAIG Sr., served in Rev. War. Married to Elizabeth FLEMING. Their son Samuel Lewis CRAIG married Patsy Martha McCRAY. thank you.
DATE: 07/03/1999 SUBMITTER: Byron Atkinson
SURNAMES: ATKINSON, CLARK, PHILLIS, VANHASSEL, DAVIS, LORE, TRIMBLE, SCHENCK
I finally found Samuel J. ATKINSON's parents and several siblings,including Elizabeth Jane ATKINSON VANHASSEL, b 1871 in Athens, Rillia ATKINSON DAVIS, Maria ATKINSON LORE, Rose ATKINSON TRIMBLE and another male J. G. ATKINSON. Sam was born in Morgan Cty, 1864. Sam's father was James ATKINSON, mother was Sarah PHILLIS who died in either 1917 or 18. She had remarried to a unknown SCHENCK. Sam marreid Maggie CLARK, daughter of Miles CLARK, in Hocking cnty in 1884. Maggie was active in several groups in Nelsonville. Do any of these folks fit into your research?
DATE: 07/03/1999 SUBMITTER: Gary Utsler
SURNAMES: UTSLER, BAKER
I am looking for information on the marriage of Fredrick UTSLER and a Dorcas BAKER. Also the birth date of two children of this marriage: George Washington UTSLER, abt. 1818 and Daniel UTSLER abt. 1820. I do not know what happened to Dorcas (died/divorced)after 1820. Fredrick UTSLER married a second time to a woman by the name of Tabitha, last name unkown, sometime between 1820 - 1825. To this union were born several children, but only four in Ohio. I would like to know the birthdates of these children: Fredrick,abt. 1825; Mahala, abt. 1828; Henry, abt. 1831; and Martha, abt. 1834. Fredrick UTSLER was in this area until about 1835. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
DATE: 07/03/1999 SUBMITTER: Joe Thomas
SURNAMES: SNIDER, BRYANT
Looking for the parents of Johw Wesley SNIDER who married Mary Elizabeth BRYANT in Vinton County on 16 Feb 1881. Supposedly John Wesley SNIDER was born in Meigs County, in August 1852, but unable to verify. He died in Wellston, Jackson County in 1933.
DATE: 07/03/1999 SUBMITTER: Edna Smith
SURNAMES: COLVIN, NEWTON
Researching my family name COLVIN,Looking for a James COLVIN and his father Jacob COLVIN.I believe they lived in Vinton county, Ohio between 1820 and 1850 but I'm not sure. James married a Maranda NEWTON in sept.14,1826.They had 11 children, to name a few. Rebecca b.1827, Jacob b.1829, Mary b.1831, Maranda b.1834. I do have the names but I do need help in finding info. on James and his father Jacob. Jacob was born in Virginia and died at a his friends home Samuel Bullam.
DATE: 07/03/1999 SUBMITTER: Moran
SURNAMES: LEACH, STEWART
I am beginning research of great-grandparents. Information pertaining to Samuel LEACH deceased approx. 1942 and his wife Ell STEWART is appreciated.
DATE: 06/24/1999 SUBMITTER: Roger Byers
SURNAMES: PHILLIPS
I am looking for information on Robert Elmer PHILLIPS (b. abt 1838 in VA). He married Mary Ruth GLIDDEN in McArthur on 19 Feb 1861. Robert was living in Bown Twp. during the 1860 Census. By the 1970 Census, the family had moved to Meigs Co.
DATE: 06/24/1999 SUBMITTER: Mark Hammons
SURNAMES: COUNTY COURTHOUSE
Searching for info regarding the Vinton Co. Courthouse. The present courthouse was built in 1938-39. Where was the courthouse located prior to the current building? How many, and where were any previous courthouses located? Are any of these structures still standing?
DATE: 06/24/1999 SUBMITTER: Patricia Ann (Miller) Blevins
SURNAMES: MILLER, HARPER, BROWN, DOZER, DAVIS, BRINKLEY, SPEAKMAN, RAY, BEAR, DIXON, RUTHERFORD, COOPER, SMITH, KINSEL, ZIRKLE, and MARTIN
I would like to connect with anyone researching any of the above surnames in Vinton and surrounding counties.
DATE: 06/24/1999 SUBMITTER: Katherine Waggoner
SURNAMES: WAGGONER, GREGORY
Looking for any info about ancestors or descendants of Oliver Clifford WAGGONER and Sarah Katherine GREGORY who were married in Vinton Co, OH April 6, 1857.
DATE: 06/24/1999 SUBMITTER: Abigail Duffy
SURNAMES: DAVIS, FOLEY, DUFFY, TAYLOR
I have family history of Wm. DAVIS/FOLEY/DUFFY/TAYLOR lines back to the 1600's. Unfortunately the family does not condone putting it on the internet. So I am willing to share info with anyone but they have to specifically ask.
DATE: 06/24/1999 SUBMITTER: Marie Miley-Russell
SURNAMES: COOPER, HICKS, SHERECK
Looking for information on the Abraham COOPER and Catherine HICKS COOPER family from the Chalman area in Vinton County. One of their sons was Alonzo COOPER, who married Mary SHERECK/SHEROCK/SHARON (daughter of James SHERECK). Any information on the Chalman area also appreciated. I cannot locate this community on any maps of the county.
DATE: 06/24/1999 SUBMITTER: Orval Dean Muncy
SURNAMES: HUTCHINSON, MUNCY
Searching for information of Mary Alice HUTCHINSON (Mollie) MUNCY and family. The HUTCHINSON lived on the Vinton/Jackson county border just north of Byer. Possibly Elijah MUNCY and his family lived in that area also. They lived in Washington township Jackson county in the 1840 census but were not on the 1850 census for that county. If they had just moved a mile, they would have been in Vinton County. Thank for any help.
DATE: 06/24/1999 SUBMITTER: Steve Matthews
SURNAMES: WALDRON, DEARTH
Seeking parents of Nancy Ann/Anise WALDRON b. c1840 d. c1868. She married Abraham DEARTH c1863, living in Richland Twp. Vinton Co. in 1865. Children were Noah, John & Lucrettia.
DATE: 06/17/1999 SUBMITTER: Steve Matthews
SURNAMES: SHELTON
Seeking tombstone record that may exsist in Vinton Co. for Austin SHELTON and his wife Margaret SHELTON. According to census records she was born c1818 and died 1900-1910. He died before 1900. Interested in obtaining exact birth and death dates.
DATE: 06/17/1999 SUBMITTER: John Jackson
SURNAMES: WILT, MCVAY
Looking for information on Samuel WILT m Susan MCVAY 2 Jan 1860 in Vinton, Co., by C Moler, JP. Susan was from Lee Twp, Athens Co. I believe Samuel may have been married previously and may have been from Vinton Co. Any help appreciated.
DATE: 06/17/1999 SUBMITTER: Leaneta Eilers
SURNAMES: CAMP, MARTIN, MERRITT, LUCKEY, SPEED
Anybody out there with information on Josiah and Sarah (LUCKEY) MERRITT m. 8/7/1803, daughter Lucy Ann MERRITT b. 10/14/1840 in Vinton County? Sarah's mother was Nancy SPEED. Lucy married Jeremiah M. CAMP in Vinton or Vinton County 2/12/1858. Any and all information appreciated.
DATE: 06/17/1999 SUBMITTER: Peter S. Whittenberger
SURNAMES: DAWSON, CLAYPOOL
Moses DAWSON b. 23 october 1775 in hampshire co., west virginia moved to vinton county, ohio vicinity. margaret CLAYPOOL b.10 april 1808 in greenbrier co., west virginia married moses DAWSON's son james albert DAWSON b. 22 november 1805 in jackson co. ohio 1 october, 1829. their son was christopher columbus DAWSON b. 25 august 1846 athens co. ohio. christopher columbus DAWSON m. filetta corbin and lived for many years in dahinda, knox co. illinois. their daughter nellie alvilda DAWSON was my grandmother. any information appreciated - direct knowledge dried up in the 1930's when filetta CORBIN was in her eighties.
DATE: 06/17/1999 SUBMITTER: Kevin V. King
SURNAMES: MCWHORTER, KING
I am searching for any information about a Silas McWhorter who appears in the Vinton County 1880 Census. I believe he is the husband of my gggrandfather's sister, Mary Ann King. The two were married in Athens Co OH in 1852. Pleas e-mail me with any tidbit of info.
DATE: 06/17/1999 SUBMITTER: Ann Nepsa
SURNAMES: LEACH, MARQUIS, MADDOX
Searching for info on Edmond Riggs LEACH, Jesse MARQUIS & Jesse MADDOX. Have lots of research on these families but need more.These families were in Vinton & Jackson Cos. from the early 1800's.
DATE: 06/17/1999 SUBMITTER: Marlene Robinson
SURNAMES: JENKINS, RUSSELL
Looking for information on William P JENKINS & Armilda RUSSELL JENKINS they lived in Vinton County Ohio in January 1895. They had a daughter Louetta A JENKINS 1/26/1895 in Vinton County Ohio. Would like to get a birth record on her. Or any information on the family.
DATE: 06/17/1999 SUBMITTER: Nancy Marie Ray
SURNAMES: RAY, MCGLAUGHLIN
Looking for info on Berton Braley Sheffield RAY (b:1871) or Annie MCGLAUGHLIN; both born in Vinton County; no info on RAY parents or siblings.
DATE: 05/29/1999 SUBMITTER: Deborah Butcher
SURNAMES: LEACH, BUTCHER, PITTMAN, MAGILL, LANCASTER, OILER
I am needing information on John Webster BUTCHER , he died in 1931 and his funeral was at Blowers Funeral Home. I am researching Frederick OILER and his family. I also need information on Jemimah Jane PITTMAN. Any information on any of the families listed.
DATE: 05/29/1999 SUBMITTER: Bernadette Sullivan
SURNAMES: RAY, MORIARTY
My Great Grandparents were: Albert RAY and Mary Elizabeth MORIARTY. I am researching both of these surnames. What brought me to Vinton County was Daniel Moriarty who lived in Zaleski Ohio. Daniel's daughter was my Great Gram Mary Elizabeth. There I also found people with the Ray surname. I have been unsuccessful in finding any information regarding Grandpa Albert Ray.
DATE: 05/28/1999 SUBMITTER: Janet Seitz
SURNAMES: FEE, SEITZ
Who were the parents and ancestors of Harley J. Fee, b. 22 May1889, married 28 Dec 1909 in Vinton County to Mary Jane Seitz, and who died 21 Sept 1973 at McArthur.
DATE: 05/28/1999 SUBMITTER: Erik Goodin
SURNAMES: GOODIN, ATKINSON, MASTERS
Seeking any info on Riley ATKINSON, b. abt Jun 1862 and Hester or Hettie A. GOODIN, b. abt Jun 1864. Her parents were John Calvin GOODIN and Lucinda MASTERS. Hettie and Riley were md 14 Aug 1880 in Athens Co., but lived in the Zaleski area of Vinton Co. from 1900 on. Known children from censuses: Jessie ATKINSON, b. abt Nov 1882 and Orvell Ernest ATKINSON, b. abt Oct 1897. All info appreciated.
DATE: 05/28/1999 SUBMITTER: no name
SURNAMES: RIDDLE
lucinda walton vinton hocking co b 1868 d1956 married amanuele riddle searching for amanuele & lucindas ancestors thankmyou
DATE: 05/25/1999 SUBMITTER: Kellie Kay
SURNAMES: MCCUMBER
I am researching Hiram MCCUMBER,and Catherine (Romine) MCCUMBER, found in Vinton Co. Brown Township, 1850 Census, Four children are listed in that Census, Sammuel, Hiram, Catherine, and Rebecca,. I am Interested in older sibblings of these children, Also the parents of Hiram MCCUMBER,or any or Hiram's sibblings. I believe his parents may be Samuel MACUMBER ( or MC UMBER) and Cornella? Found in Gallia Co, in the 1820's . Any and All help will be welcome, and of course I'll be happy to share!
DATE: 05/25/1999 SUBMITTER: Lilee Workman
SURNAMES: MCDONALD, GATES, ALLMAN, DRAKE
Thomas Hiram MCDONALD b. april 14,1893 in Mcarthur, Vinton, Ohio. Died: oct.7, 1958. Highland Mermorial Gardens in Chapmanville, West Virginia. Logan Co, Wv. Father: Hiram MCDONALD b. may 1830. died: jan,11,1903 Mother: Rachel DRAKE. b. jan. 25, 1877. died: 12mouth year: 1930. Wife: Martha GATES: b. august 25, 1902. Dundas, Vinton Co. Ohio. Died: June 23, 1946. at home Logan, West Virginia. Buried: Foley Cemetery. at Rum Creek, West Virginia. Father: Abraham Phenis GATES B.1859. Lawrence Co. Ohio. Died: Oct. 20, 1933. Mcarthur, Ohio. Vinton Co. Elk Cemetery. Mother: Sarah Maggie ALLMAN. B. ????. Died: Spring of 1923. I would appreciate anymore info on these people.
DATE: 05/13/1999 SUBMITTER: Lois Kerr-Heffel
SURNAMES: THOMAS, ECKLES, NAYLOR
Zephaniah THOMAS b.1840 Ohio m. Manerva ECKLES b. 1848 Ohio. They lived in Vinton cty. Mcarthur Oh. birth records show female born 29 Jan.1868. His parents were John THOMAS and Matilda NAYLOR.
DATE: 05/05/1999 SUBMITTER: L Scott
SURNAMES: REYNOLDS, PECK
I am searching for any info on John REYNOLDS b. 14 Apr 1879 d. 3 Jul 1970. Wife: Elva Lulesie PECK b. 24 Nov 1886 d. 10 Aug 1955. John's parents: Mathias REYNOLDS and Mary EAGON.
DATE: 05/03/1999 SUBMITTER: Dave Smith
SURNAMES: SMITH, EUTSLER, FRANKLIN
Am looking for information on parents of Andrew Jackson SMITH, b.5/30/1852; d. 6/25/1931 in Mingo Jct., OH. ; wife was Mary Jane EUTSLER, b. 8/12/1854; d. 7/14/1910; she the daughter of Henry EUTSLER and Mariah FRANKLIN. Smiths are buried in McArthur. Resided in Elk township in 1880 census.
DATE: 05/03/1999 SUBMITTER: Marcella Nye
SURNAMES: KNOX
Gr.grandmother KNOX, lived in Hamden. Her son named Emmitt KNOX. She lived there in the thirties.
DATE: 05/03/1999 SUBMITTER: Rita Deubner
SURNAMES: O'LEARY, LENANE
Looking for a census or marriage info on family of Patrick O'LEARY and Ellen LENANE and children Bridget Ellen, Mary Agnes, John Francis, Nora Theresa, Thomas James, Ann Loretta, Gertrude Ethel, and Joseph Patrick. They supposedly lived in Moonville, Brown Twp, Vinton Co at the time of Bridget's birth in 1879. Marriage was 4-24-1876 (?) unsure if in Vinton Co.
DATE: 04/18/1999 SUBMITTER: Grace Carson
SURNAMES: EADES, ANDERSON
I am researching Thoas Henry EADES who owned land in Jackson Twp. He had to come into Vinton Co after 1839 as he married Charlotte ANDERSON 3-13-1839 in Guernsey Co. Oh. He and Charlotte are buried in Vinton Co.Thomas was b 1-1-1801 in Prince George, MD., Colbert Co.
DATE: 04/18/1999 SUBMITTER: Charles O. Leach, Jr.
SURNAMES: LEACH, LITTLE, ORDERS
Looking for information regarding the marriage of Wilbur LEACH and Ruth ORDERS circa 1910 and their son, Charles LEACH, dob circa 1914. Charles Leach lived with an aunt, Dora LITTLE, in New Plymouth 1934-35. Last known residence of Charles LEACH and aunt was 1852 Wager St., Columbus, OH, May 1938.
DATE: 04/18/1999 SUBMITTER: Mike Burcham
SURNAMES: HUTCHINSON, THORN, LUELLEN
Seeking information on parents and siblings of George HUTCHISON, born July 02, 1829 in Ohio; died October 07, 1903 in Ross County, Ohio. George married Mary Lovina THORN (daughter of William THORN) on April 10, 1851 in Vinton County, Ohio. Their children were William Oliver, born February 1852; Issac, born March 12, 1856; James, born abt. 1858; Edward L., born September 1860; Gardner, born abt. 1863; Charles, born abt. 1865; and John W., born abt. 1868. George married Elizabeth LUELLEN on October 16, 1873 in Vinton County, Ohio. Their children were Maggie, born September 1876; Emma, born Abt. 1877; Myrtle, born September 27, 1879; Aaron, born April 1885; and Andrew J., born December 1886. George and Elizabeth are buried in Liberty Hill-Christian Union Cemetery in Ross County, Ohio. Any information that you can provide regarding this family would be greatly appreciated!
DATE: 04/18/1999 SUBMITTER: Joanna Mulford
SURNAMES: ZINN, MURRAY, PIERCE, RIFFLE
Zinn mid 1800's and early 1900 look for Charles E ZINN and his wife Lizzie Vell ZINN (maiden PIERCE) Ora MURRAY born around 1880 married Lettie RIFFLE had a James E MURRAY.
DATE: 04/18/1999 SUBMITTER: Anna Worley
SURNAMES: MCVEY, MCVAY, DARBY, LEACH, NORRIS
Am searching for parents of James MCVEY Sr. (b. 1786-90, NC) who married (16 Feb 1804) Tacy DARBY in Randolph Co., NC, and then came with 49 other families by wagontrain about 1804 to what was Ross Co., OH and what is now Vinton Co., OH. Does anyone have info about this wagon train? Also need proof that William MCVEY (b. 25 Dec 1821) was their son. William m. Nancy NORRIS LEACH in Jackson Co., OH. Would like to find her parents, but don't know if NORRIS or LEACH was her maiden name. James MCVEY, Sr. & William MCVEY were both living in Richland Township in Vinton Co. , OH in 1850 and both paid taxes for property there through 1856; then William moved to MO. Do you know where James & Tacy MCVEY are buried? Any help would be appreciated.
DATE: 04/18/1999 SUBMITTER: Sandy
SURNAMES: SKINNER, CRISTWELL, MORRISON
I am researching the family of Joseph and Mary Mathilda SKINNER MORRISON that lived in Vinton county in 1860 to 1880. Mary was the daughter of Elijah SKINNER and Jane CRISTWELL. Would like to contact other researchers of the same families. Joseph was born in Jackson county. I am trying to find his parents now.
DATE: 04/18/1999 SUBMITTER: Paula Martin Klima
SURNAMES: MARTIN, FREEMAN, SICKLES
I am looking for information on William MARTIN and Sarah FREEMAN who in 1878 had a son William Cash MARTIN. Willam Cash MARTIN married Clara SICKLES and had many children. Also, William Cash MARTIN had a half-brother, Wood FREEMAN, so I am not so sure FREEMAN is Sarah's maiden name.
DATE: 04/14/1999 SUBMITTER: Brenda Heaton
SURNAMES: ERVIN, OILER
I am lookin for the surnames ERVIN and OILER in Vinton and Seneca Counties. These names are my grandparents and on back.
DATE: 04/14/1999 SUBMITTER: Jim Garrett
SURNAMES: BLAMER, PATTON
I am looking for information on Harold and Felicia BLAMER. They are the offspring of B. B. BLAMER and Minnie Diora (WILBER) BLAMER. Harold was a barber in Wellston for many years. His wife's name was Madlene. He had two(2) sons Elwin and James (Jimmie). Felicia married Charles PATTON and moved to Columbus. She died in 1945. Harold and Felicia are my father's half brother and sister. I remember them both but know very little about their birth dates, deaths, where they are buried, relatives, etc. Any information would be appreciated.
DATE: 04/14/1999 SUBMITTER: Elizabeth LaBozetta
SURNAMES: EVANS, GRIFFITH
Jacob EVANS married Ellen GRIFFITH (aka: Allie, Ella, Ellie,.../Griffey, Greffe, Griffin, Griffen...)around 1878. Jacob was born in Lawrence County. Jacob and Ellen EVANS lived in Vinton County a while right after marriage and their daughter Rhoda was born in Vinton County in 1879...anybody know anything about this Evans line? I am looking for a marriage certificate and the parents of Ellen. Jacob and Ellen later settled in Hocking County.
DATE: 04/14/1999 SUBMITTER: Mary Addis-Brown
SURNAMES: ADDIS, DOYL, DOYLE, McPETERS
Looking for location and date of death (burial location) for John ADDIS, born 25 Mar 1819 in PA. Was in Knox Twp, Vinton Co., OH from 1850 to 1880 per census. Also want same info for his 1st wife Ellazan (Alice Ann DOYLE) died bet 1862-1866. Need same info on 2nd wife Eliza McPETERS-ADDIS born abt 1838 still alive in 1880.
DATE: 04/14/1999 SUBMITTER: Roger Byers
SURNAMES: BYER, BYERS, WARD
I searching for information on Catherine BYER who married Archebald WARD on 27 Nov 1842 in Athens Co. The family appears in the Vinton Co. 1850 Census living in Clinton Twp. Two children: one named Elizabeth age. 6. Catherine may have been related to Isaac BYER(S) born 1819 in Centre Co. PA.
DATE: 04/14/1999 SUBMITTER: Kellie
SURNAMES: WILBUR, LEACH, GARRETT, TUCKER, TAYLOR, McGINNIS, SCOTT
Sylvester WILBUR b. 1831 md 1854 to Mahala B. LEACH b. 1832 Jackson Co., OH. They lived Vinton Co., OH. Mahala's parents are Harrison B. LEACH b. 1789 VA and Margaret McGINNIS b. 1793 VA. Looking for more info on LEACH/McGINNIS families. George W. GARRETT b. 1853/4 md 1875 to Elizabeth M. TUCKER b. 1853/4 Vinton Co., OH. His parents are Robert GARRETT b. 1815 VA and Mary TAYLOR b. 1820 OH. Her parents are Isaiah TUCKER b. 1828 OH and Susanna SCOTT b. 1827 OH. Do you have anything to add?
DATE: 04/08/1999 SUBMITTER: Charles O. Leach, Jr.
SURNAMES: LEACH, ORDERS, LITTLE
Looking for information regarding the marriage of Wilbur LEACH and Ruth Leach circa 1910 and their son, Charles LEACH, dob circa 1914. Last known residence of Charles LEACH was New Plymouth with an aunt, Dora LITTLE.
DATE: 04/08/1999 SUBMITTER: Richard Olson
SURNAMES: GEORGE, PROEHL
I'm looking for information on the GEORGE family of Vinton county. Names i know of are George GEORGE, Isaiah GEORGE 1875-1963, Cora GEORGE (later Cora PROEHL) 1908-1986.
DATE: 04/08/1999 SUBMITTER: Susan Olson
SURNAMES: SPRAGUE
I recently received an e-mail from the Shipman family (Jayne & Chuck) from Vinton County Ohio regarding my dad, Henry Sprague, Jr. When I attempted to reply, I was unable to get through to the e-mail address on the original message. I am very interested in contacting the Shipman's. My dad & Jayne's grandmother were brother & sister.
DATE: 04/08/1999 SUBMITTER: Diana Sowers Rightmer
SURNAMES: SOWERS, ALLENDER, ROOF, PENDLETON, PIERCE, PEARCE
SOWERS who can trace thier roots to Allensville- Commodore SOWERS And his son Jesse.. Desendents of Perry ALLENDER & Lovina LIVINGSTON. Charles & Martha Alberta Workman ROOF. Daniel & Grace PIERCE (PEARCE) PENDLETON from Radcliff.
DATE: 04/08/1999 SUBMITTER: Sharen Chambers
SURNAMES: OAKES, MILLER, FORREST, ELDER, KNICELY
Looking for info on Joseph OAKES who md Martha Eleanor ELDER, Joseph died abt 4 Jan 1900 and is buried at Boblett Cem in Harrison Twp. Who were his children and parents? Also looking for info on John FORREST who is in Jackson Twp, I noticed he had a lot of land, who was his wife and children? Does anyone have a Josiah MILLER who md Catharine OAKES in their family or a Henry KNICELY who md Alice OAKES? Will trade family info on the OAKES family.
DATE: 04/08/1999 SUBMITTER: Paulette Deardorff
SURNAMES: MARTIN, ELLIS
Am seeking info on Katie MARTIN m. Thomas ELLIS. Had twins Thomas Henry ELLIS & Elma ELLIS, b. Apr.3, 1891. Possibly other children.Would appreciate any help whatsoever!
DATE: 04/08/1999 SUBMITTER: Linda K. Queen
SURNAMES: DOLES, BROOKS, SEYMOUR, KNOX
I am researching DOLES, BROOKS, SEYMOUR AND KNOX, mostly from Jackson Twp. (Jackson County) and Richland and Harrison Twps in Vinton County. Any "cousins" out there?
DATE: 04/08/1999 SUBMITTER: Janice
SURNAMES: BOLEN
I found a brief death notice of a Joe BOLEN, Sr. in a 1898 November edition of Democrat Enquirer, entitled, The news from all quarters of Vinton County. This was under Bolen's Mills. I am searching now for his parents. I would like to exchange info on where I could look for a more detailed death notice or any info on the Bolens, Bolins and other such spellings.
DATE: 03/25/1999 SUBMITTER: Dina Vizzaccaro
SURNAMES: MURRAY, KEHL, KIEHL, KAEHL
I found Mary MURRAY, and 5 year old son William MURRAY, in the 1880 Census living in a boardinghouse in Wicksville. Sounds like she was a cook for railroad workers. Looking for birth record for William MURRAY, c. 1875; marriage of Mary MURRAY and Joseph KIEHL (KEHL, KAEHL). In 1881 they are living in Wayne County, Michigan, but no marriage record. Appreciate any help/advice.
DATE: 03/19/1999 SUBMITTER: Marie Bayles
SURNAMES: MINNICK, FAULKNER, PERRY
Need to find parents and siblings of George MINNICK born ca 1823 Pa., married December 26,1848, Sarah Francis FAULKNER (b. 1831 Virginia) in Swan Township, Port McArthur, Vinton Co., Ohio. Sarah's parents were Kemp and Elizabeth PERRY who homesteaded in Swan Township. George and Sarah Faulkner Minnick's children were Elizabeth born 1849, Vinton Co., and John Thomas born 1852 Pickaway Co., Sarah Faulkner died around 1856, at the homestead of her parents. Where are the old graves in Swan twnship located?
DATE: 03/19/1999 SUBMITTER: Melinda Miller
SURNAMES: BARTOE, MCMANAWAY, IRELAND
Jacob BARTOE married to Lydia MCMANAWAY. Their son was David BARTOE (14 Aug 1860-25 Aug 1951). David married Bertha Mae IRELAND on 20 Apr 1889 in Radcliff OH. Would appreciate any info.
DATE: 03/19/1999 SUBMITTER: Melinda Miller
SURNAMES: ENGLAND, IRELAND
Ishmael IRELAND (10 Oct 1849-16 Jan 1929) married Margaret ENGLAND (17 Feb 1855-29 Aug 1950) in Jan 1871. Would like more information on both the IRELAND and ENGLAND ancestries.
DATE: 03/19/1999 SUBMITTER: Melinda Miller
SURNAMES: MCKNIGHT, SHOEMAKER
Looking for ancestry of William Henry MCKNIGHT, Sr., 1837-1891. Married to Mary Jane SHOEMAKER. Any help much appreciated.
DATE: 03/16/1999 SUBMITTER: Jan Packard
SURNAMES: TOWNSEND, GRAHAM
I am looking for any information I can find on Daniel TOWNSEND. Married Mary GRAHAM somtime in the 1850s and settled in Vinton County had at least two sons, Martin (1854b), and Miles(1854b). Also had a brother named Martin.
DATE: 03/16/1999 SUBMITTER: Charlotte Wear
SURNAMES: HAWK
Any information on BENJAMIN PRESTON HAWK who lived in Vinton County around the 1830's.
DATE: 03/16/1999 SUBMITTER: C. FitzPatrick
SURNAMES: RAFFERTY, MULHOLLAND
Looking for info. on James RAFFERTY married to Hannah MULHOLLAND lived in Minerton, Vinton Co. Children included Catherine, Mabel, Alice, Jean, Francis, Henry and several others. Moved from Minerton to Marion in 1890 timeframe.
DATE: 03/16/1999 SUBMITTER: Robert Stancliff
SURNAMES: BEAM, CONSOLVER, DUHADWAY, DUHL, FITZPATRICK, KELLER, LEW, LOVELESS, MCPHEETER, ONEY, SHERWOOD, STEVISON, STRAWSER, THROCKMORTON, TRIPP, WILES, STANCLIFF
Family genealogy of the listed surnames who are from Athens, Jackson, Vinton, and Ross Counties can be found in: http://pages.prodigy.net/robert_stancliff/STANCLIFF_HOME_PAGE.htm My Great Great Great Grandfather is supposed to have built the first house in McArthur and was an Athens County Commissioner from 1818-1820.
DATE: 03/13/1999 SUBMITTER: Linda Leach Deardorff
SURNAMES: LEACH, CULP
I am looking for information on John Alexander LEACH, married Mary Josephine CULP. John's father was Elmore and Elmore fathers name was also John.
DATE: 03/13/1999 SUBMITTER: David Arganbright
SURNAMES: ARGANBRIGHT
Would like Civil War Roster on George Arganbright, born Jan 06, 1824 in Vinton Co., Ohio and died Jun 21, 1910. Buried in Bobet Cemetery, Vinton Co. Ohio. He was a Private in Civil War - Ohio Co. D 55th. Infantry. Drafted Sept 30, 1864. Believed he only served 3 months,etc. Was age 40. In 1880 lived in Harrison Twp,Vinton Co.,Oh. Would like to find death certificates of that he was a civil war vet.
DATE: 03/13/1999 SUBMITTER: Sandy Quinn
SURNAMES: MORRISON
I am researching the family of Joseph MORRISON whose wife was Mary M. They lived in Vinton county from 1860-1880 according to the census. In 1880 they were listed in Clinton twp. as: Joseph MORRISON white male 47 farmer Ohio ? virginia, Mary M female white 42 wifef keeping house Oh Oh Oh, Josephine white female 19 domestic Oh Oh Oh, Martha white female 18 daughter without occupation Oh Oh Oh, Hiram white male 14 son without occ. Oh Oh Oh, Joseph white male 11 son at school Oh Oh Oh, ? white male 8 son Oh Oh Oh, Jessie white male 6 son Oh Oh Oh, Charley whtie male 4 son Oh Oh Oh, Walter white male 4/12 August son Oh Oh Oh. Josephine married John Thomas SPURGEON and moved to Hocking county, Ohio. Many of her descendants currently live in Murray City, Ohio in Hocking and Athens county. Walter married Sarah KELCH and lived in Nelsonville, Athens county where he was a post master for 30 years. Jessie lived in Alvah Illinois. Charley lived his life in McArthur. Hiram lived in Dundas and is buried in the Buchtel Ohio cemetery. I would like to find out who Joseph's parents are and also the maiden name of his wife. Mary M. ?
DATE: 03/13/1999 SUBMITTER: Steve McGee Swepston
SURNAMES: SWEPSTON, BETHEL, MCGEE
I am researching the SWEPSTON, BETHEL, and MCGEE lines in Vinton County. Steve McGee Swepston, Washington C.H., OH.
DATE: 03/05/1999 SUBMITTER: Roberta Gallarno
SURNAMES: STIERS, PHILLIPS
Looking for Reasoner B. STIERS b-1826 d-July 27, 1865 and wife Mary PHILLIPS b-1828 d-apr 10,1895 in Hamden, Vinton Co.
DATE: 03/05/1999 SUBMITTER: Paulette Deardorff
SURNAMES: HUSTON, ELLIS
I am seeking Harvey HUSTON,who married Elma ELLIS approximately 1915-1920. They had at least one son, Max HUSTON. I am told they operated a nursing home. Elma ELLIS HUSTON twin sister of my grandfather, Thomas Henry ELLIS, born 4-3-1891. Also seeking info on Elma ELLIS HUSTON and my grandfather, Thomas Henry ELLIS'S parents.
DATE: 03/05/1999 SUBMITTER: Dorothy Boynton
SURNAMES: LANTZ
Looking for information on LANTZ family (George, Moses, Vandel) who was suppose to be in Vinton Co., in 1810. The George LANTZ may have been married to Annie/Anna. Any help would be appreciated.
DATE: 03/05/1999 SUBMITTER: Dorothy Cook-Barnett
SURNAMES: BARNETT, GRAVES
I'm interested in Thomas Jefferson BARNETT b 5 May 1837 in Ohio. He married Lovina GRAVES in Vinton Co. IN 1860. Does any one have any info on his parantage? His father may have been a George B. BARNETT.
DATE: 03/05/1999 SUBMITTER: Jennie Smith
SURNAMES: HAWK, APPLEMAN, TATMAN, HOUSE
I am researching the family of Abraham Lincoln HAWK who was born in 1862 in Vinton County to John Switzer HAWK and his wife Catherine APPLEMAN. Catherine's Parents were Levi Appleman and his wife Savilla TATMAN. Savilla's parents were Thomas TATMAN and his wife Margaret HOUSE. Any information on this family will be appreciated.

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