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Surnames: MC MONAGLE
Submitter: Jack Mc Monagle (jackiam@fastq.com)
Date: 29 Dec 2001

I am trying to get information on the Mc Monagle family who lived in Perrysburg, Ohio 1865 - 1880. Several of them passed away there and I need death, burial location and land ownership/rental info. Any help will be appreciated. Thank you so much. Jack Mc Monagle

Submitter: rita logan (clogan102@aol.com)
Date: 26 Dec 2001

rench, moore, thomas from hancock county

Surnames: SANDERS FOGG
Submitter: hpann (yoopertrout@yahoo.com)
Date: 25 Dec 2001

We are searching for a record of marriage between William Marion Sanders and Elma Anna Fogg which we believe took place in Bowling Green on July 28, 1929. Any information you have would be appreciated. Thank you.

Surnames: KINSEY
Submitter: Kristine Kinsey-Cockrell (Kristineinokc@aol.com)
Date: 23 Dec 2001

Would like information regarding the Kinsey name in Wood County. Any info. would be appreciated- from general to detailed.

Surnames: MC MONAGLE COWAN MC GETTIGAN DOHERTY
Submitter: Jack Mc Monagle (jackiam@fastq.com)
Date: 22 Dec 2001

A large segment of my family farmed in Perrysburg, Ohio circa 1860-1880 and my great great grandmother Anna Mc Monagle died there in 1877. I would like to get info on where the farm was located and where she is buried. I would also like any other info on the Mc Monagles. I am told that several others also died there. Thanks for your help and an interesting website. Jack Mc Monagle

Surnames: MCCONNELL LEARY HILL RONAN
Submitter: Mary McConnell (atsrus918@aol.com)
Date: 16 Dec 2001

My name is Mary McConnell email address catsrus918 @aol.com I am looking for Wm. Ronan. He worked the oil fields near Bloomdale, Ohio in the early 1900s. He died in 1914. Married Josephine(Leary) Hill. She died 1919 in Findlay Ohio. Wm. was born in NY in 1865 to John and Bridget Ronan. Very little is known about them, so I would appreciate anything you can tell me. He was my grandfather.

Surnames: ALFRED E FAHRER
Submitter: Todd Fahrer (lfahrer@aol.com)
Date: 16 Dec 2001

Hey I'm looking to find information about by grandfather (Alfred E Fahrer).Date of death,birth or anything that might help our family understand more about the Fahrer background.

Surnames: CATTIN KINZIE
Submitter: stephen e. smith (smith-se@mail.mssc.edu)
Date: 13 Dec 2001

I am searching for information about Dr. A.C. Cattin who lived and worked in Eureka in the year 1867. I am seeking the names of his children, hoping to find my grandmother among the list. I was told by my father that his grandfather was a doctor during the Civil War. A letter from Dr. Cattin, requesting reports and speech transcripts from the Patent Office, is included in the Clark Collection of the Carl Albert Center. Most respectfully, Stephen E. Smith

Surnames: RASCHKE WOTT MILLER
Submitter: Linda (duffer@nwonline.net)
Date: 10 Dec 2001

I'm wondering if anyone can help me find a recipe for "sausage candy". I have searched everywhere and can't seem to find it. I would like to include it with my family history/Christmas memories as something we remember as children, but now can't seem to find any family member with the recipe. We always had it while at my aunts in Jerry City (Cessna family) and I suspect it may have come from a church cookbook or the like. It was a chewy type center, shaped into a "sausage" shape and then rolled in chopped nuts. Can anyone help? Thank you!!

Surnames: EMCH JENKINS
Submitter: Sandra H. Emch (shemch@aol.com)
Date: 28 Nov 2001

Looking for basic info (birth, marriage, death dates, locations & documentation) on the Emch family. They show up on the 1920 Wood Country census: Joeseph Emch, 57, widowed, born OH - father born in Germany, mother born in Poland, worked as a laborer on railroad His son, John F. Emch, 29, born OH, both parents born OH, worked as an electrician for the railroad. John's wife, Rebecca (Jenkins), 30, born OH, both parents born OH John and Rebecca's children, all born OH: Mary E.C., 9 Joseph Eugene, 8 Agnes C., 7 Trenton Karl 4 1/2 (MY GRANDFATHER) Also listed on the census is their servant, Kathryn McDale, 15, born OH, both parents born OH I appreciate any help you can provide, many thanks! Sandra

Surnames: FINLEY
Submitter: jason finley (jasondanielfinley@hotmail.com)
Date: 27 Nov 2001

Looking for information related to Harvey Finley. He was born in or near Cygnet, OH on January 29th 1926. Was married to Beverly who's maiden name was Morelock Thanks for ANY information.

Surnames: BARHITE MASON BARHYDT GRANDOWICZ LEFEVRE ANASZEWICZ
Submitter: Pat Anaszewicz (PatAnasz@aol.com)
Date: 27 Nov 2001

Looking for further information about the Barhite Family and would like to verify dates of birth and other information from the 1850 - 2001 time period. There are several spellings of the name.

Surnames: BARHITE MASON BARHYDT GRANDOWICZ LEFEVRE
Submitter: Pat Anaszewicz (PatAnasz@aol.com)
Date: 27 Nov 2001

Looking for further information about the Barhite Family and would like to verify dates of birth and other information from the 1850 - 2001 time period.

Surnames: GELTZ SHIVELY INMAN LEWIS
Submitter: Keith Perago (kperago@pheaa.org)
Date: 26 Nov 2001

Searching for Geltz families in Wood Co, Ohio in 1910: 1) George A. Geltz b.@ 1880; wife Catherine (Shively) b.@ 1867 and daughter Alice E. Alice E was born 12/03/1906 married a Mr Lewis and died 08-19-1994 in Ohio.George's mother Julia A Inman Geltz was living with them in 1910 and was 69 years old. 2)William A Geltz b.@ 1865; wife Mary B (Inman) b.@ 1865 and daughter Emma E. b. @ 1885. William and George Geltz were brothers. Any information on these two families would be greatly appreciated.

Surnames: WICKHAM HOWELL
Submitter: Carrol (cminmichigan@home.com)
Date: 19 Nov 2001

Is there anyone who knows if there has been a book written about the history of Wood County which also has information about it's pioneers? According to an obit from the Wood County Sentinel, my GGG grand Uncle William Wickham, the son of Asher Wickham and his wife Hopy(Hope)Howell, was a pioneer of Wood County. Several of us researchers, including some direct descendants, are trying to solve the many mysteries surrounding him.

Surnames: RIDGWAY STETSON
Submitter: diana kitch (didedoodah@aol.com)
Date: 19 Nov 2001

Seeking information about my ggg grnadfather, Jackson Uriah Ridgway. I know he lived for a time in Wood Co., and that he was in the Ohio Infantry. Married Amy Stetson.Had a daughter, Nellie Esther who married Fred Messenger. Time frame is roughly1830-1870 during which he was probably in Wood Co. This man is EXTREMELY elusive. I've looked for him for years. Please help! Many thanks, DIana Kitch, didedoodah@aol.com

Surnames: CARIS HILT MUFFLEY NICHOLS MAFFETT
Submitter: Kenneth Fawley (kcfawley@kconline.com)
Date: 15 Nov 2001

Seeking information on Daniel Caris, born about 1819. He was living in Troy twp. on the 1880 census. His wife's maiden name was Elizabeth Muffley or Maffett. He & his wife are listed in the Troy Twp. Cemetery records, but no dates are given. Daniel Caris had a sister by the name of Sarah , who was first married to a Hilt, and was later married to a Nichols. Sarah was living in Wood County in the 1880's. Would like information on her also. Thank you, Ken

Surnames: AYERS FREEMAN PERCY BAILEY BRIMSON PAUL
Submitter: Basil R. Percy (BPercy@aol.com)
Date: 14 Nov 2001

Seeking information on descendants of Ayers families who lived in Lake, Wood County. Edwin Ayers (1825 - aft 1880) had four children, Annette, Aurilla, Orrin, Amy. Orrin is enumerated in 1910 Census. Percy Ayres (1835 - aft 1910) had five children Albert, Oliver, George,James and Franklin. A cousin, Alonzo Freeman was enumerated in Lake, Wood County as late as 1900. I have ancestry back to 1708. Are there any cousins remaining in Wood County? Please email me.

Surnames: JELLISON
Submitter: Arlene Johnston (max3939@webtv.net)
Date: 14 Nov 2001

Iam looking for William Jellison and family, there was possibly a brother and his family also. William had at least one child in Wood co, Sumner Jellison....the family moved to La Fayette co Wi in 1862...then to Ellsworth co Ks in about 1872 or 1873. If anyone has come across this family plz email me...

Surnames: JELLISON
Submitter: Arlene Johnstoon (max3939@webtv.net)
Date: 14 Nov 2001

Iam looking for William Jellison and family, there was possibly a brother and his family also. William had at least one child in Wood co, Sumner Jellison....the family moved to La Fayette co Wi in 1862...then to Ellsworth co Ks in about 1872 or 1873. If anyone has come across this family plz email me...

Surnames: HAMILTON DEWEY KIBBE
Submitter: Richard M. Pope (absuax@ct1.nai.net)
Date: 14 Nov 2001

I am looking for further information on the Horatio A. Hamilton family which was residing in Perrysburg, Wood County in 1880. Horatio Hamilton was a physician. His wife was Delia S. Dewey from Middletown, Connecticut (daughter of William Pitt Dewey and Sophronia Kibbe). Any information beyond 1880 on this family much appreciated.

Surnames: BARKER HINDLEY REECAMPER
Submitter: Connie (connie_carpenter@hotmail.com)
Date: 13 Nov 2001

I am looking for information on Calvin B Barker who owned a store in Bowling Green area in the early 1900's. Possibly during this time, he married Bessie Hindley (1907)who died in 1908. Possibly Calvin's parents, Charles Frank and Amelia (Reecamper)Barker lived in the area as well. Any info would be appreciated. Thank you.

Surnames: CHISM
Submitter: Sue Chism (mchism@cei.net)
Date: 10 Nov 2001
URL: NA

Searching for information on James A. CHISM and family who lived in Wood County, Ohio after 1880. Wife Anna. Children: Howard, Alva, and Grace B., all born between 1880 and 1886. We believe Howard died at a very young age. Family information is sketchy - Alva lived to adulthood and married,and no information on Grace B. Family (James, Anna and Howard) said to be buried in a cemetery on Bowling Green State University property. Thank you.

Surnames: ROGERS MOSER CARLTON
Submitter: HANK FREIE (vfreie@aol.com)
Date: 09 Nov 2001

ROGERS, MOSER, CARLTON Familys that lived in or near Perrysburg around 1900. Pearl Rogers married Michael Moser and they farmed for years in Wood County. Suzzanne Rogers married a Carlton - no other information. Clifford, Waldo and Hial Rogers are all brothers. Any info will help. Hank Freie

Surnames: SAWYER
Submitter: jeff thorn (jthornbras@earthlink.net)
Date: 07 Nov 2001

looking for my gggggrand parents marriage lic. info as i dont know gggggrandmothers first or last name..his name was Reuben Sawyer marriage date would be late 1830's i believe. BLM shows land purchase in perrysburg twp,and 1840 shows him there also...pls email if any info, thanks jeff

Surnames: MEADE CROMWELL STONER
Submitter: Judith Runestad (nccpa@opencominc.com)
Date: 06 Nov 2001

I am searching for information on Dr. J. N. Meade & family who were enumerated on the Grand Rapids, Wood Co. 1880 Census. He was 59, wife Anna E, 51, dau. Della, 23, dau. Lucinda A. 18, and son Rolla N, 11. I am particularly interested in the son Rolla, who was adopted by, or a foster son, of the Meades; his birth parents were William and Angeline (Stoner) Cromwell of McClure,Henry Co. Apparently after Angeline d. in 1870, the Meades took Rolla to raise. I would appreciate any leads, and would like to share what I have on Rolla.

Surnames: COOK GALLEHER HIPSLEY
Submitter: Mary Weston (westonme@pwcs.edu)
Date: 06 Nov 2001

My great grandfather was Dr. J.M.C. Cook. His wife was Dora Galleher and her mother was America Charlotte Hipsley Galleher. My great grandfather Cook had a clinic in Weston, Ohio in the late 1800s and early 1900s. I would like to know more about these people. I have many pictures and artifacts from them. I inherited them from my grandmother Mildred Cook Cavendish.

Surnames: DAVIS MORGAN JONES
Submitter: Philip Boyer (psaboyer@netzero.nrt)
Date: 04 Nov 2001

Looking for birth/death info for John E. Davis, Sarah J. Jones, Evan L. Davis, Mary J. Morgan.

Surnames: HALE CLARK
Submitter: KATHY CLARK STOVALL (ksrelady@aol.com)
Date: 01 Nov 2001

I am looking for clues in finding out the parents of ELIZA ANN HALE, b. 1816 in OH, d. 11 Jan 1875 in Iowa Co., IA. She marr. a John Clark who was b. in PA. Anyone out there have these folks in their database? Thanks, Kathy Clark Stovall

Surnames: CLARK LASH
Submitter: KATHY CLARK STOVALL (ksrelady@aol.com)
Date: 01 Nov 2001

Is anyone out there searching for LASH connections? EMMOR LASH -- b. 4 May 1835, Westmoreland Co, PA m. SARAH ANN CLARK, b. 6 May 1834, Perry, Wood Co. OH. M. on 12 Aug 1858, Wood Co. OH

Surnames: CLARK HALE LASH WOODS KIME
Submitter: Kathy Clark Stovall (ksrelady@aol.com)
Date: 01 Nov 2001

I am looking for contections to this CLARK family of Perry Twnsp. Wood Co. JOHN CLARK, b. 1810 in PA , d. 11 Jun 1857 in Wood Co ELIZ ANN (HALE) b. 1816 in OH, d. 11 Jun 1875 in Ia Children: SARAH ANN, b. 6 May 1834, Wood Co., m. Lash GEORGE, b. 25 Dec 1835, d. in IA ANGELINE, b. 1840 MARAGARETE, b. 1848 JOEL H., b. 1850, m. Ida Woods in Iowa Co. IA ALVA J., b. 24 Fegb 1854, d. IA, m. Ida Kime inIA This is a brick wall for me!! Kathy Clark Stovall

Surnames: CLARK HALE LASH
Submitter: Kathy Clark Stovall (ksrelady@aol.com)
Date: 01 Nov 2001

I am looking for contections to this CLARK family of Perry Twnsp. Wood Co. JOHN CLARK, b. 1810 in PA , d. 11 Jun 1857 in Wood Co ELIZ ANN (HALE) b. 1816 in OH, d. 11 Jun 1875 in Ia Children: SARAH ANN, b. 6 May 1834, Wood Co., m. Lash GEORGE, b. 25 Dec 1835, d. in IA ANGELINE, b. 1840 MARAGARETE, b. 1848 JOEL H., b. 1850, m. Ida Woods in Iowa Co. IA ALVA J., b. 24 Fegb 1854, d. IA, m. Ida Kime inIA This is a brick wall for me!! Kathy Clark Stovall

Surnames: SNEDEN/SNEEDEN
Submitter: janie sneden (janie@coslink.net)
Date: 29 Oct 2001

Benjamin Sneeden b. 1796 NY, father of Edmond Sneden b. 1831 NY, father of John Sneden b. 1855 in Michigan. There's the line. I think John Sneden is the father of Edmund Sneden b.1880 died 1961, who was my G-Grandfather. Got any info? Another son of Benjamin-Herman Sneden/Sneeden was born in Ohio-1837, died Michigan 1915. I am Janie Sneden, and I can't find my G-G-Grandfather John Sneden anywhere!

Surnames: MCCREERY ALBERRY ROGERS
Submitter: Frank Alberry Jr. (alberry@thelegalnet.zzn.com)
Date: 28 Oct 2001

Looking for the Obituary and or family related to Thomas McCreery born 21 Mar 1895, passed away October 1971, last address in Rossford, Ohio.

Surnames: MOE SPOORS
Submitter: Amalea Hendrickson (sisterh@hctc.com)
Date: 28 Oct 2001
URL: http://hood.hctc.com/~sisterh/ampage.htm

I am interested in learning more about an Ezra MOE, or anyone with the surname MOE. Ezra was married to Ellen SPOORS in Wood, 10 October 1868. Thank you.

Surnames: STRAUB
Submitter: CeeGee (CGCarnes@kc.rr.com)
Date: 28 Oct 2001

Seek inf. on Meda Amber Straub b. Oct. 27, 1911 in Mansfield.....says usual residence was Bloomdale, Ohio.... Have no further inf. on her and would like parents name or something to help me trace her further. Any help is greatly appreciated!!! CG

Surnames: CUNNING ADAMS TEFFT DANIELS
Submitter: Irene Watkins (iwatkins@wcnet.org)
Date: 24 Oct 2001

looking for Daniels and Cunning in Wood County

Surnames: MEASEL
Submitter: Kim Waller (kwaller)
Date: 23 Oct 2001

A small death notice for David Measel, died Aug. 10, 1896, buried Seneca Co., OH, stated he died in Hamler, Wood County, Ohio. Does anyone know where this community was located?

Surnames: BRATT BLACKMAN BROTT BEST BLACK
Submitter: Ervin Bratt (the.bratts@sylvania.sev.org)
Date: 19 Oct 2001

I am looking for information on the William Augustus Bratt family that lived in the Bradner, Bays Ohio area at the turn 1880-1910. My Grandfather Ervin Encel Bratt was married to Ula Mae Black in Wood County. Any info will be of help.

Surnames: HIMES RIFE BRETZ JOHNSON
Submitter: norma kaufman (nbretzkaufman@yahoo.com)
Date: 18 Oct 2001

himes,rife,bretz

Surnames: ABICHT WHITAKER
Submitter: Marilyn (AhnenSeek@aol.com)
Date: 16 Oct 2001

Seeking information on ABICHT. In the 1880 census there is: Fredrich Abicht age 13 - b. PA living in the household of: William Whitaker age 30 b. Ohio Wood County, Troy. Any help will be appreciated. Thank you.

Submitter: Jane Hensen (rusken2@deskmedia.com)
Date: 16 Oct 2001

I am looking for information on the family HATHAWAY. Elihu Hathaway died in Wood County on March 12, 1875, and was buried in this county. Need help in checking cemeteries for records on Elihu or any family member. Thanks in advance.

Surnames: HARRINGTON WEBBER
Submitter: Judi Hoffman (judidowns@hotmail.com)
Date: 16 Oct 2001
URL: judidowns@hotmail.com

Harrington House, 325 North Prospect, Bowling Green, Ohio, built in 1897 by the Harringtons.

Surnames: PAUFF PUFF HILL
Submitter: Frank Pauff (fpauff@hotmail.com)
Date: 14 Oct 2001

help on this one. I have a relative who I am told was in a seminary school in Wood county to become a priest, in the 1860's or 70's. Anybody have an idea where to start looking for this one? Any kind of idea would help! Thanks, Frank Pauff

Surnames: SAWYER NEIFER
Submitter: Glen E. Huffman (gandchuffman@aol.com)
Date: 14 Oct 2001

I have posted this querie on many websites with no luck so I will try yours. I am looking for info re my gr grandmother, Eliza (Sawyer) Neifer. Her birth record does not show her parents' names and her death certificate indicates her parents' names are unknown. Eliza was born in Feb. 1848 in Wood County (somewhere), married John M. Neifer in 1871, and died in April 1922 in Weston, Ohio. Names of siblings would be a great breakthrough for me. Thanks to all. Glen E. Huffman, Tucson, Arizona

Surnames: ADAMS ADELMAN BAUMAN BRANDEBERRY DAVIDSON FISH HETTLE MAYER SMITH
Submitter: Doug Smith (dougsmith@adelphia.net)
Date: 12 Oct 2001

I am looking for any info on the family of Lorin and Mary T. (ADELMAN) SMITH of Montgomery township, Wood county, Ohio. Lorin (Lorenz) and his wife Mary Therisa (Maria Theresia) were born in Külsheim, Baden, Germany. Lorin SMITH, b. 07 Oct 1820; d. 11 Jul 1902. He was the son of Johann Joseph and Anna Maria (BAUMANN) SCHMITT. Married on 07 Jan 1845 at St. Alphonsus Catholic Church in Peru township, Huron County, Ohio to Mary T. ADELMAN, b. 19 Mar 1824; d. 11 Apr 1906. She was the daughter of Johann Peter and Franziska (BAUMANN) ADELMANN. Their children were: (1) Mary T., b. 27 Oct 1845 in Montgomery township, Wood county. Married Peter HETTLE of Wapakoneta, Ohio. (2) Caroline J. (Julia C.), b. 22 Nov 1847 in Montgomery township, Wood county. Married James FISH of Freedom township, Wood county. (3) Louisa A., b. 25 Apr 1850 in Montgomery township, Huron County. Married William DAVIDSON of Center township, Wood county. (4) John L., b. 13 Apr 1854 in Montgomery township, Wood county. He d. 21 Dec 1885. (5) Frank B., b. 31 Oct 1856 in Montgomery township, Wood county. Married 22 Oct 1895 to Julia SHEPLER of Bradner, Ohio. He was a farmer in Freedom township, Wood county. (6) Charles L., b. 04 Apr 1859 in Montgomery township, Wood county. Married 19 Dec 1889 to Nellie BRANDEBERRY of Pemberville, Ohio. (7) Frances A. (Francis E.), b. 04 May 1862 in Montgomery township, Wood county. Married 29 Oct 1889 to George ADAMS of Montgomery township, Wood county. Thank you.

Surnames: MAIER MAYER SCHMIDT SMITH
Submitter: Doug Smith (dougsmith@adelphia.net)
Date: 12 Oct 2001

I am looking for any info on the Francis Jos. and Frances (SCHMIDT) MAYER family of Freedom township, Wood county. They were married 07 Jan 1836 at St. Alphonsus Catholic Church in Peru township, Huron county, Ohio. Thank you.

Surnames: BURNS THOMS
Submitter: Mary Paisley (Hnds2workHrt2God@AOL.com)
Date: 11 Oct 2001

I'm searching info on William Wallace Burns. Born in Wood Cnty in 1863. His father was Bushrod Burns and his Mother was Martha. Willaim was a farmer. He possible was married and divorced when he married Annie Druey Thoms of Lynchburg, Va.in 1902. William and Annie moved to Michigan where he died under very mysterious circumstances. The police said suicide and the family believed it was murder.

Surnames: BAILEY MASON
Submitter: Darlene Reynolds (darlenereader@msn.com)
Date: 10 Oct 2001

I am trying to find information on my ggrandfather, Benjamin Franklin Bailey, b. 3 Oct 1849 in Toledo, OH. Married Alice Mason? also in Toledo, OH.

Surnames: PAUFF PUFF HILL LECHNER
Submitter: Frank Pauff (fpauff@hotmail.com)
Date: 07 Oct 2001

I am looking for any information on the Pauff family in Wood County OH. I am the descendant of Michael Pauff(Puff), born in Germany, married to Rosina ??, father of Isaac, Mary, Peter, Joseph (b. 1846), Virginus, Barbara, John, Peter Joe and Mathias. Joseph married Lydia Hill. Many of the children moved to Henry and other surrounding Counties. Any info would be great!

Surnames: HAGEMYER GERDES WARNS AWE LIMMER BAKER
Submitter: RHagemyer (Pielady@cbpu.com)
Date: 07 Oct 2001

I am looking for information on the parents of Frederick Henry Hagemyer b. September 15, 1891 in Portage Twp., Wood Co., OH. to Fred &Anna Johanna (Gerdes) Hagemyer. Anna was the child of John and Anna (Warns) Gerdes, b. Dec. 12, 1887. I am having problems with Frederick H.'s father. Does anyone know anything about this family and its descendants? Frederick H. married 2. Nora Limmer. Anna Gerdes Hagemyer was married to a Baker before she married Frederick H.

Surnames: EASTERWOOD
Submitter: Andrea Easterwood (AEaster568@AOL.com)
Date: 06 Oct 2001

Looking for information on Charles Easterwood, buried Oak Grove Cem. unmarked grave, and also information on his children.

Submitter: Mary Feyhl (mfeyhl@trib.com)
Date: 05 Oct 2001

Looking for death place of Hugh Ewart, age 73 on the 1910 Bloom Twp., Wood Co. Ohio Census. He was living with his dau. Anna wife of George McKelvy, and listed as widowed. He married Mary or Elizabeth Mary Harkins in Pa. on 11 Jul 1870. He was an oil driller.

Surnames: BAUM
Submitter: David Borst (DvdBor5448@aol.com)
Date: 01 Oct 2001
URL: http://

I am trying to locate information on: Daniel Baum (father) B: 1843; D:1935 Caroline (Fabian) Baum (mother) B:1848;D:1941 William F. Baum (son)12/8/1888 to 12/5/1971 Daniel was Naturalized in Wood County in 1888, lived in Henry Township. Any information will be helpful. Thank you, David Borst

Surnames: FRANK BARONE VS CLAREESE BARONE
Submitter: frank e barone (febarone@belaviadayspa.com)
Date: 29 Sep 2001

divorce date

Surnames: GRAULS
Submitter: Ludo (ludo.grauls@pandora.be)
Date: 23 Sep 2001

I'm looking for relatives with the surname Grauls. Odilon Grauls died in 1930 in Perrysburg Ohio. He was married with Katherine Sullivan. He had a daughter of witch i don't know the first name. He had a sister named Hubertine who was married with a mr Lamote , but she divorced and remarried with ?, she had no children Can you find any information?

Surnames: EDWARD RONOLTE
Submitter: Steve Hutson (osteve@bright.net)
Date: 23 Sep 2001
URL: bright.net

Edward Robnolte Hardin County Ohio approximate birth 1860's

Surnames: ISH ISCH
Submitter: Debby Ronzio (ronziostl@juno.com)
Date: 16 Sep 2001

John Isch (Ish) was born 1877 in Perrysburg, Wood, Ohio. I am looking for John's Father & Mother's name and any siblings.

Surnames: CUSTAR WOOD
Submitter: Norma (nbrice@net-port.com)
Date: 16 Sep 2001

Who was the Custar that lived in this area 1881? Custar Custar Rd Custar, OH 43511 (419) 352-3961 Village 1881 205 Seeking Custer relationship to Wood Co., OH. Many thanks in advance.

Surnames: WOOD CUSTER UTHOFF KIRKLAND HINKLEY FREDRICKS CHAPMAN BROLHORST
Submitter: Norma (nbrice@net-port.com)
Date: 16 Sep 2001

I am researching the surname "WOOD" for whom the county may have been named. I need the time of organization and if this Wood in any way connects with the surname "Custer". A descendant of Joseph Custer [c1800-bef 08 Apr 1837] of Trumbull Co., OH was buried in Wood Co., OH. Ellen UTHOFF, d/o William Uthoff & Martha Jeanie KIRKLAND, buried Perrysburg, Wood Co., OH, grand daughter of Ellen Custer Kirkland, grand daughter of Joseph Custer. Ellen Uthoff m. Joel S. Chapman, 20 August 1935, Perrysburg, Wood Co., OH. Ellen m. 2.Louis Fredricks, 17 October 1963, Perrysburg, Wood Co., OH. Louis d. 02 April 1969, Perrysburg, Wood Co., OH. I do not know of a death of Ellen Fredricks at this time. Ellen is a first cousin, once removed of my father. Any Custer information regarding Ellen's Custer family history is wanted. Ellen's first cousin, Paul Hinkley, deceased 26 June 2001. I am reaching a finalization of this Custer line but would like to know if there is a relationship to the surname "Wood". obit says when Samuel Wood's grandfather immigrated, he changed his last name. Samuel Wood's fathers name was William Wood [1780-1851] & Elizabeth Grove, m. 04 January 1802.

Surnames: LAFEVER LEFEVER BATES
Submitter: Christina Robertson (TGrandmatina@aol.com)
Date: 13 Sep 2001

Searching for any information on the LaFever/LeFever family in the North Baltimore area. Any assistance appreciated.

Surnames: ALWOOD NAVORSKA ODELL SHEETS
Submitter: David A. Navorska (BD.Navorska@Verizon.net)
Date: 10 Sep 2001

Prairie or Pierre _efat Cem. is given as place of burial for Chalmer Bennager ALWOOD b. 10 Jan 1895 OH d. 2 Oct 1920 Cygent, Wood Co., OH bur. Prairie or Pierre _efat Cem. 5 Oct 1920 m. Myra Estella SHEETS 15 Jun 1918. His parents: Justin Lionel & Bertha May (ODELL) ALWOOD. Chalmer & Myra have 2 daughters. Please help me locate this cemetery. Other data welcomed.

Surnames: BOWEN WOOD
Submitter: Michael Aho (mikeaho2@aol.com)
Date: 09 Sep 2001

Looking for information on my grandfather, Dallas Leroy Bowen, who was born in Bowling Green on January 17, 1892. His father was Charles Bowen, his mother's maiden name was Lillian Wood (Bowen).

Surnames: PHILLIPS
Submitter: Kim Waller (kwaller@frontiernet.net)
Date: 08 Sep 2001

I would like a lookup for the Seth Phillips family listed in the 1850 Wood County, Ohio Federal Census index, Troy Twp, Page 434. Thank you.

Surnames: GAINES MCALPIN/E MILLER LANTZ
Submitter: Linda McAlpine (anewsgal@aol.com)
Date: 03 Sep 2001

GAINES/MCALPIN/E FAMILY: I am looking for any information on Otto or Albert (Burt) Gaines. Otto, born 1878 in WV. was married first to Fanny Lantz, then to Emma Spinks Rubell. I have no information about Burt. Also seeking information on the family of Orlando McAlpin/e from what used to be Prairie Depot. He was born in 1831 in PA, moving to Wood County, where he married Rebecca Huckert Miller. They had one son together, George Albert McAlpin/e, who married Charlotte Gaines. They had 13 children and settled eventually in Wisconsin. Any info helpful. I do have old photos from the area. anewsgal@aol.com

Surnames: COWDEN
Submitter: Michelle Mapes (cmapes@bellsouth.net)
Date: 30 Aug 2001

Would someone please lookup the obits for: George Cowden, Wood Co. Sentinel, 8/25/1887 p3, c2 H. Cowden, Wood Co. Sentinel, 10/20/1881 p3, c2 Sarah Cowden, Wood Co. Sentinel, 1/8/1891 p3, c1 I'm also looking for the marriage record of William Cowden & Susana Adams, md. 8/7/1856 in Wood Co., OH. I would like to know who is listed as their parents, birth places & residence, & any witnesses to this marriage. Thank You Michelle Mapes

Surnames: PIKE HAYLOR REES TROYER RAYNER
Submitter: Debbie Pike (debbiepike@yahoo.com)
Date: 29 Aug 2001

CHARLES F.PIKE born circa 1908 died 2/2/1978 married (wife #1) LUCY REES RAYNER daughter of EDWARD & NELLIE REES-RAYNER *Charles F.PIKE's wife #2 Jewel CHARLES & LUCY'S First child was CHARLES E.PIKE born March 3,1928 in Bowling Green Ohio Any additional information would be wonderful. Thank you for your time, Debbie Pike

Surnames: PRICE CABLE
Submitter: LAURA THOMAS (SUPERMOM97@HOTMAIL.COM)
Date: 28 Aug 2001

My GG Grandmother and GG Grandfather were married in Wood County oct 23, 1851. She had a brother in Wood County. Her name was Caroline CABLE she married Samuel PRICE. Any information on the Cables in wood county would be appreciated Laura

Surnames: SAUTER BINGER
Submitter: R. Lahey (LiteHausLdy53@aol.om)
Date: 28 Aug 2001

Information on Family Surname: SAUTER - living in Wood County Ohio area 1900 to present date. Had son named Carl John Sauter (born:1905-06). Married a Violet Lucille Binger from Woodville, Wisconsin.

Surnames: JOHN LUSHER MARY LUSHER JAMES HENRY LUSHER MALISA LUSHER WILLIAM LUSHER JULIUS LUSHER ELIZABETH LUSHER GEORGE LUSHER FLEMING LUSHER
Submitter: Harley R. Lusher (userharley9765@cs.com)
Date: 25 Aug 2001

Would like to have all the information on the surname Lusher, that is availble. I know that my family lived in Ohio, and also some of them were born in Ohio. John Lusher and Mary Lusher are my ggggrandparents, but I have conflicting info on my gggrandfather James Henry Lusher, I have info that he was born in Ohio but also have info he was born in Germany, any info you have on the Lusher surname would be greatly appreciated. Thank you for your time. Harley R. Lusher

Surnames: CARIS MUFFLEY
Submitter: Kenneth Fawley (kcfawley@kconline.com)
Date: 25 Aug 2001

Seeking information on several branches of the Caris family. Daniel Caris, born ca 1819 and wife Elizabeth Muffley. They were living in Wood County, Troy Twp. in 1880. Also Sarah Caris, married to a Nichols. Sarah was a sister to Daniel Caris.

Surnames: SWEET MCQUAID
Submitter: Joe Dinger (jsdinger@bright.net)
Date: 23 Aug 2001

Seeking information on HUSBAND:BENJAMIN D. SWEET - B. Abt. 1807 in NY - d. 1877 in Perrysburg, Wood Co., OH - m. May 10, 1832 in Huron Co., OH. WIFE: HANNAH MCQUAID - b. Abt. 1810 in Mass. Children: HENRY M. SWEET, POLLY MARIAH SWEET, BETSY JANE SWEET, TIMOTHY SWEET, WILLIAM SWEET, and WILSON SWEET.

Surnames: JOHN APEL MARGARET BUSSER
Submitter: John Apel (ldreyer2@prodigy.net)
Date: 22 Aug 2001

Looking for descendants of John Apel who was born about 1824 in Hesse-Cassel, Germany. Married (1) Margaret Busser, born Feb. 13, 1824 in Germany, died Sept.12, 1889. (2) Nannie Johnston, born Oct.14, 1864, Perrysburg Twp., Wood Co., Ohio. John imigrated to America on March 22, 1847 at 16 years old. Until he imigrated he worked on the old homestead in Germany to support his mother. On March 2, 1855 he went to Wood Co., Ohio and with $1,000 purchased 80 acres of land. As his financial resources increased he kept adding to his property until he was one of the most extensive land owners in Middletown Twp. John is listed in the 1850 Ohio, Erie Co., Milan Twp. census along with his wife Margaret (Busser) Apel. In the 1860 census he was in Wood Co., Middleton Twp., with his wife Nannie (Johnston) Apel. Children of John and Margaret were Catherine, m. Anson Weaver; Barbara; Henry, Margaret married F. Klusson, M.D.and they lived in Toledo; and Sophia who died in infancy. John had a sister Mary Apel, born Feb. 16, 1835 who married John Killyen and their daughter Mary married my grandfather Frank Adams. John also had a brother George Apel, Jr., who was born Oct. 1841 in Hesse-Cassel, Germany. George was in the 1850, 1900 and 1910 census records in Middleton Twp. He married Dorthy ___ and Mina B. ____

Surnames: FIELDS
Submitter: rose fields (rose13@centurytel.net)
Date: 19 Aug 2001

Looking for Fields that lived in Wood county Please reply

Surnames: COLE MCCARTY POE WATKINS BRADFORD
Submitter: charlene (bbruss@voyager.net)
Date: 14 Aug 2001

I am looking for information on the Cole family.They are original from Magoffin Co., Ky, but are believed to have come to Wood Co., Ohio. I would also like to know where I could get information about the 1910 Wood Co., Census. Thanks for any help.

Surnames: FRED THEODRE CAPELLE;SR
Submitter: jennifer duggar (scmabe@aol.com)
Date: 12 Aug 2001

I am trying to find out who my great grandfather and grandmother are. My grandfather's name is Fred Theodore Capelle, Sr. and I believe he was born in 1903 in Wood County, Ohio.

Surnames: HARMAN HARMON
Submitter: John Gunder (KBOSZO@AOL.COM)
Date: 11 Aug 2001

Need information on a John Henry HARMAN/HARMON who worked at the water works at Wayne Ohio, Wood Co. also was a artist He married Elizabeth Need her last name had one son Arthur. John was my great Uncle. I have other information on the Harman line willing to share. John

Surnames: BERNICE DAVIS ANDERSON GATES
Submitter: Miranda Gates (MandaBeatle@aol.com)
Date: 10 Aug 2001
URL: www.aol.com

I was wondering if you could locate a gravesite for bernice davis-anderson or a bernice gates who have died in 1973 the first name could also be spelled berniece or penny

Surnames: GERKINS GIRKINS BROWNSBERGE
Submitter: James Girkins (jgirkins@aol.com)
Date: 09 Aug 2001

Seeking leads for early history of Henry Gerkins/Girkins (b. 1825, d. Feb 19, 1913). Arrived "Perrysburg Dock." Wood County, 1825 on steamer Commodore Perry. Parents died several years after arrival. Toledo Blade obituary has him initially working on a farm in Wood County, then as a seamen, and then employed at a Maumee hotel owned by a James W. Converse. Married Mary Brownsberger (of Lime City) on Sept. 11, 1855.Children: Abner L., Carrie Marie, Cenith, Joseph Henry, and William Elmer.

Surnames: FIELDS
Submitter: rose fields (rose13@centurytel.net)
Date: 09 Aug 2001

Looking for info on Fields that lived in the area around 1856 to 1860. Please reply

Surnames: MOSSHART
Submitter: John Trask (ajtrask@gte.net)
Date: 08 Aug 2001

Searching for records related to: Surname: Mosshart and specifically given name: Andrew Christian; b. 28 Dec 1885, Wood Co. OH; d.00 xxx 1951, Los Angeles Co. CA (lived in Kellog ID, Sylmar CA) Parents? Siblings?

Surnames: LINDQUIST KREGER
Submitter: lana (moondancer74@hotmail.com)
Date: 08 Aug 2001

I am looking for a floyd lindquist, married to trudy kreger (born 10/11/1892, wood county,ohio)they bore a son alvin roy lindquist in wood county on 6-5-1911. floyd and trudy were divorced and she then married a david calvin aldridge, also from wood county. it is the floyd lindquist that i cannot find. any help would be appreciated.

Surnames: HENRY HAGG ARTHUR C HAGG GROVER HAGG VIRGIL HAGG ROBERT V HAGG EARL HAGG
Submitter: rick hagg (rhagg1951@webtv.net)
Date: 08 Aug 2001

im trying to find anything in the Hagg family tree prior tp Henry Hagg of Stony Ridge,oh. I seem to remember my grandmother telling of a change of spelling. I am trying also to find his son Arthur Hagg who i thought was a techer at a one room schoolhouse in Haskins. Help!

Surnames: TURNER TRAVIS PELTON
Submitter: Christine VanZomeren (mvanzomeren@home.com)
Date: 07 Aug 2001

I am looking for any records on George Washington Turner born 8/10/1883. i know he married Bessie Mabel Pelton in Wood Co. I know his parents names, Samuel Turner and Melrose Travis. but have no other information about them. Any information you can find would be greatly appriciated.

Surnames: CHATFIELD HILL ASHLEY
Submitter: Mary Ann Thomas (lonepineancestors@YAHOO.COM)
Date: 02 Aug 2001
URL: http://www.geocities.com/lonepineancestors/

Looking for descendants of Fannie (Chatfield) Hill and her daughter Emaritta Serena (Hill)Ashley, wife of Henry Ashley all living in Wood County in the 1880 census. They were married 22 February 1869 in Bowling Green. Fannie was 72 in 1880 and may have died here, the Ashley's moved to some place in NE. Known children are: Frank Welby Ashley George Marshall Ashley Charles Henry Ashley Fred Clarence Ashley Stephen Urial Ashley Lydia Ann Ashley

Surnames: HOFFMAN
Submitter: Bonnie Roth (roth3bz@eriecoast.com)
Date: 02 Aug 2001

HOFFMAN, ALTA: Seeking info on an Alta Hoffman who died in Wood county 20 May, 1935. My Alta was born in Dec., 1864 and had been married to Allen Hoffman. Is it the same woman?

Surnames: WOOD
Submitter: TOM ALSPAUGH (RTHOMASA1@YAHOO.COM)
Date: 02 Aug 2001

AM INTERESTED IN OBIT. INFO.FOR BYRON THOMAS WOOD DIED IN 1968,BUT AM UNSURE OF EXACT DATE MAY HAVE DIED IN A LUCAS CO. HOSPITAL,BUT AM NOT CERTAIN HE LIVED IN WESTON,OHIO

Surnames: REECAMPER BARKER
Submitter: Connie (connie_carpenter@hotmail.com)
Date: 29 Jul 2001

Trying to locate the parents or any information on Amelia Elizabeth Reecamper who married Charles Frank Barker on March 30, 1880 near Bowling Green, OH. She was born on July 22, 1861 and died July 23, 1951 in Michigan.

Surnames: WOOD SEILHYMER AUFDERHEIDE RUNYAN
Submitter: Ray Wood (raydeewood@home.com)
Date: 25 Jul 2001

Looking for Info on Isaac and Huldah Zimmerman.Both born approximately 1845 and for a link to Wood,Runyan,Aufderheide,seilhymer.

Surnames: FRENCH KROUSE VAN ATTA
Submitter: Lance Krouse (lmkrouse@aol.com)
Date: 24 Jul 2001

I have just begun research on Krouse & French families, they lived in rural North Baltimore (Galatea) area.

Surnames: RANDALL
Submitter: Gail Moore (embracer@htn.net)
Date: 22 Jul 2001

Hello: Need someone with access to the 1880 and the 1890 US census index to find a listing for a Joseph Wesley Randall for me please as he should show up as a head of household in those years. Thanks much, Gail

Surnames: TEED
Submitter: Joyce (jmszikszay@yahoo.com)
Date: 21 Jul 2001

I am Looking for info on a Charles Teed of Wood Co. Ohio. Charles bought land in Wood Co. in 1835. I am looking for any records other than the land purchased. Children, marriage, census, anything. Thanks Joyce

Surnames: LEHR SMITH WYMER
Submitter: Sandy Hutchinson (sanddollar500@aol.com)
Date: 20 Jul 2001

Looking for information on Phillip Lehr born 1820 PA and died March 1891 in Wood County , OH. Also would like any info on his wife Mary Wymer born 1850 in PA, married 23 June 1878 in Wood County, OH. Interested in any Lehr info or contact with Lehr researchers. Also looking for any info on Mary Jane Lehr born 1829 in Oh. Mary Jane had a son Marvin Allen Lehr born 22 Nov 1855 in OH. There was also a daughter Adda Lehr Smith born in Oct 1886 in Ohio.

Surnames: ABBOTT
Submitter: Nancy (Strigles@earthlink.net)
Date: 20 Jul 2001

Are ther any voluteers for look ups for Wood County? I am looking for a newspaper article written by my great grandmother she wrote to the Sentinel Newspaper at Portage,Ohio regarding her travels from Portage to Gordon Nebraska it was sent around Oct 25 1884. I am also looking for obituaries for John B. Abbott 22 June 1870

Surnames: ABBOTT HARRISON HOLLETT
Submitter: Nancy (Strigles@earthlink.net)
Date: 20 Jul 2001

I am looking for information regarding John & Martha (Hollett) Abbott family. John died in Portage 1870. John and Martha's son Manning Abbott & Alcinda Harrison were married in Portage 1866, and there childrenn Almon & Lilia were born in Protage.

Surnames: AUSTIN
Submitter: Val Barney (dignity@cet.com)
Date: 15 Jul 2001

I have just received BLM documentation on William Austin.....1837 paying $100 for 8- acres.....description:......that William Austin of Huron county, State of Ohio this day purchased South West Qtr of the South East Qtr and South East quarter of the South West Qtr of Section 26 TWP 4 North of range # 11. Dated August 30, 1837. Could anyone help me determine where this land is? Thanks

Surnames: DAVIS HUNT
Submitter: Keith Wagner (keithwagner@earthlink.net)
Date: 15 Jul 2001
URL: http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/w/a/g/Keith-Wagner/

Wood County Query Looking for information on Davis Family that came to Perry township about the time of the civil war from Lawrence County ( New Castle area ) PA. Migrating were Stephen Davis and his wife Jane and their family. Jane is in the 1880 Perry Township census. In the 1880 census she had a son, Andrew and a grandson Andrew ( born in abt. 1862) living in her household. John Gibson Davis also came here and married Rhoda Hunt from Montgomery Twp, Wood, Ohio on January 18, 1855. Stephen Davis was my GGG Uncle and John Gibson Davis was my GG Uncle. I would truely love to hear from anybody who has links in this line.

Surnames: TEED
Submitter: joyce (jmszikszay@yahoo.com)
Date: 14 Jul 2001

I was wondering if there are any volunteer look ups for Wood county? I am looking for a birth record of Lemuel Teed born in Wood county in 1853-1854.

Surnames: CHAPMAN
Submitter: Bryce Jones (brycej@truman.edu)
Date: 10 Jul 2001

Looking for information about Chapmans in Wood Co around 1850-1890. John W. Chapman and sister Rosa Chapman lived near Prairie Depot Montgomery Township Wood Co. Their father William may lived in the county as well. Bryce Jones

Surnames: EDGAR KIRK EDGER BOOR VAN BOOR
Submitter: David Garrett (davidagarrett@hotmail.com)
Date: 09 Jul 2001

I am searching for my relatives who supposedly lived in Wood County, Ohio during the period of between approximately 1840-1870. John Edgar and wife Ellen Kirk (sea captain and wife from Spain supposedly) sons: Walter Kirk Edgar (1863)and Clarence W. Edgar (1867)years of birth Alfred Davidson Boor-took in and raised Walter Kirk Edgar. Thank You for your help!

Surnames: NEEDELS NEEDLES
Submitter: Judy Gray (xscopist@bellsouth.net)
Date: 08 Jul 2001

I am searching for information on William E. Needels (or Needles), who owned a sawmill in Bloom in 1880. I would appreciate any information on whether or not he died in Wood County, and if so, where he is buried. Thank you very much for any assistance.

Surnames: HAFNER DAUER
Submitter: David Bressler (dbressler@losch.net)
Date: 08 Jul 2001

Information on either: Anna E. Dauer or Charles J. Hafner I have a Application for Social Security for Emma Christina Hafner born 9/9/1896 in Perrysburg, Wood County, Ohio. Her parents are listed as above. Any info would be greatly appreciated.

Surnames: HARMAN HARMON CUPP
Submitter: John Gunder (KBOSZO@aol.com)
Date: 07 Jul 2001

Need information on children of George Henry HARMAN who married Mary E. CUPP April 12 1907 I have the following children of this marraige. Fred, Hattie,Tillie,Frank D., Nelson.Would like also family lines on wife Mary. I have information on HARMAN/HARMON line willing to share. John

Surnames: HARMON WISE
Submitter: John Gunder (KBOSZO@AOL.COM)
Date: 07 Jul 2001

Interested in Evelyn Irene HARMON who married Richard WISE in Wood Co. Oh.had five children. Richard,Ronald,Sue.Dan,Doug. I have no dates of birth on children. I would like birth dates on children any deaths that may have happened and information on Richard including father and mother and any brothers he may have had. I have information on the HARMON line and willing to share. John

Surnames: PRUDEN THOMPSON THOMAS
Submitter: Marta (martanjack@aol.com)
Date: 06 Jul 2001

I am trying to prove the following families based on family 'scraps' of information that have been passed down: Hyram Pruden, b London, Eng., d Wood County, OH, married Mary ? children: Mary Ann Pruden, b 1875 in Ohio, d 1908 in Walkerville, Michigan. Daniel Allen Thompson, b 3/4/1871 in New York State, d 10/1934 in Walkerville, Michigan, married Mary Ann Pruden. Father of Daniel thought to be John or Johial Thompson. children: Levi Loren Thompson, b 9/4/1876 in Wood County, OH. Levi Thompson married Rose Alice Thomas, b 4/20/1879 in Van Wert, OH, daughter of Henry Thomas and Josephine Hipshire

Surnames: BLANNET BLANNOT
Submitter: Stephanie Reynolds (alanajr@yahoo.com)
Date: 27 Jun 2001

I am seeking information on William BLANNET(or BLANNOT) last known location was Bowling Green in 1927 and he would have been approximately 61 years old. Specifically I would like to know if he died and was buried in Wood County. He also lived in Weston around 1906. Thank You.

Submitter: Bert Barnett (BertBarnet@aol.com)
Date: 24 Jun 2001

Looking for information on Alexander Stewart and wife Molly Mulligan. In Perrysburg aroun 1850-1920

Surnames: ARMSTRONG TOMPKINS BENFER WALL SWICKHARD
Submitter: Marge (ldmegish@peoplepc.com)
Date: 23 Jun 2001

Hi Looking for descendents of George Armstrong, his brother Robert and Ann Ekey Armstrong. Family from Jefferson Co.OH. George Armstrong came to Seneca 1834, son ,Jacob Swickhard Armstrong and John G. Armstrong. Some of George's family lines are Benfer, Wall and Tompkins. John Armstrong had son Wiliam H. Armstrong. Robert Armstrong came to Seneca Co. 1866 and died Seneca 1876. Robert's son, was also a John G. that moved from Seneca to Wood Co. Would like to make contact to exchange information Thank, Marge, Kansas(State)

Surnames: TEAGUE
Submitter: Paula Jamison (pmjamison@yahoo.com)
Date: 17 Jun 2001

I'm new to geneology. I have found an 1883 birth index. My grandmother, Iona Teague is listed. I want a copy of her birth certificate. How and where would I order one????

Surnames: WALDEN WALDON SCHOUTEN
Submitter: James Perry (jperry@HCS1st.com)
Date: 14 Jun 2001

I am seeking information about Wesley Waldon who married Orpha J. Stephens in Wood County on November 29, 1870. I am attempting to determine if Wesley was posibly an Uncle of James Wesley Walden who lived in both Risingsun and later in Clyde, Ohio. James Wesley Walden's parents were James Walden and Catherine Schouten. James Wesley Walden died in 1935. His father was killed in a sawmill accident in 1868.

Surnames: PAUFF LECHNER HILL
Submitter: Frank Pauff (fpauff@hotmail.com)
Date: 13 Jun 2001

My family is originally from Wood county and I am very interested in finding links in that area. My GGGG Grandfather is Michael Pauff b.approx 1805-d. approx. 1886(immigrant) and had a wife Rosina (buried in Henry Co.) GGG Gran. is Joseph, GG Gran. is Peter. My family slowly immigrated down to Allen Co. I would truely love to hear from anybody who has links in this line. I am also interested in copies of pictures if anyone has any. Thanks, Frank Pauff

Surnames: STRINE
Submitter: Orlo Strine (Ostrine@cs.com)
Date: 12 Jun 2001

Interested in talking to anyone with info on the family of William O. Strine who appeared on the 1880 Wood County, Portage Census. He was born abt 1842 probobly in Hancock County. Wife was Maria. Children were: Daniel, Michael, Thomas C., William, Lewis F., Harvey M., and John C.

Submitter: Joan Bordeaux (joanbordeaux@yahoo.com)
Date: 11 Jun 2001

HOW DO I GET THE NEWSPAPER (BOWLING GREEN)ONLINE?

Surnames: WYMORE WYMER
Submitter: Sharon (Shardonsmith@Webtv.net)
Date: 09 Jun 2001

Am looking for information on my g grandfathers family, Joseph Wymore/Wymer. He stated on his marriage license in MI that he was born in Wood County, OH in 1861. I think his Father's name was Adam, b. PA, and mother was Jane b. OH. His siblings were Jane, Elizabeth, Mary, Sarah, Louiza, and Ella. I think Adam had brothers with the names of:Jacob, Moses, Joseph, and more, but none of this has been proven. My g grandfather, Joseph came to MI, Clare Co., in 1885. An Adam Wymore/Wymer also came but is of the age to be maybe a cousin to my g grandfather. They came to farm but it was too poor for farming so they took up logging. Anyone who could help me in this area would greatly be appreciated. Thanks. My email is SharDonSmith@Webtv.net.

Surnames: SPOERL SPARL SPERL
Submitter: Tom Wagner (twagner@mc.net)
Date: 09 Jun 2001

I am looking for a land platt map of Lime City, that shows the farm of John George Spoerl. He lived 2-1/2 miles south of Lime City, Wood County, between 1860 and 1908. I would really appreciate if someone could scan one for me, as we are planning to drive through Ohio this month. Thanks.

Surnames: HENRY I. ELDER RICHARD ELDER
Submitter: Nancy Mundell (NanJan@Kscable.com)
Date: 09 Jun 2001

I have recently found out that I have a Great-Great-Grandfather that was named Henry I. Elder, that was a surveyor and land owner in Wood County. Do you have any information on him or his family? Thank you, Nancy Mundell

Submitter: Lenee Viney (ronin96@earthlink.net)
Date: 08 Jun 2001

I am looking for the birth record for Lenee Francais Harner, I believe that the birth is an appended birth certificate. She was born in 1976. I am a relative of hers and am looking for information.

Submitter: Alice (Pruden) Sackett (alliland53@yahoo.com)
Date: 07 Jun 2001

My Grandfather was Walter Pruden, his father was Melechi Shebondi Pruden, his father William Pruden, his father Samuel Pruden and his father was Thomas. I have their wives and some dates, can you do any more for me.

Surnames: BURNS
Submitter: Mary Paisley (Hnds2workHrt2God@AOL.com)
Date: 07 Jun 2001

I'm seeking info on William Wallace Burns, son of Bushrod Burns, Perry Twnship, Wood Cnty, Ohio. DOB --approx.1863. William was divorced when he married Annie Thoms of Virginia. Thank you, Mary

Surnames: SCHUSTER SHUSTER
Submitter: Steve Schuster (schuster@hal-pc.org)
Date: 07 Jun 2001
URL: http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~seschuster

I am searching for records of my great-grandfather's family from Milton Township, Wood County, Ohio from the mid- 1860's to around 1915. Here is what I know: Jacob Schuster (or Shuster) b. 1851 in Baden, Germnay (Prussia) Immigrated to U.S. in 1863. Lucia Muir Schuster b. 1858 in Germany (Prussia) Immigrated to U.S. in 1868. Listed in 1880 census as a laborer with their one-month old son Phillip (6-1-1880). Mrs. Schuster bore 12 children (10 survived until 1900) between 1880 and 1900. Listed in the 1900 census as a farmer with 9 of their children living at home. A thirteenth birth occured after the 1900 census. The census shows that the Schusters were married 15 July 1879. The children's names: Phillip - May 1880 Antoine - Jan 1882 Peter - Sep 1883 Frederick - Mar 1885 Mary Mae - July 1887 John Jacob - Feb 1889 - My paternal Grandfather Died: 1946 Anderson COunty, KS. Frances Katherine - Apr 1891 Henry - Nov 1892 Died July 1983 - Spokane County, WA (SSDI) Michael - Not reported in 1900 census Gertrude - Not reported in 1900 census Lucy - Jan 1895 married Curtis Trout died 1991 Lucas County, Ohio (SSDI) Joseph - Jun 1897 Clara - after 1900 census I am searching for any records of birth, death, burial, marriage, immigration or ownership for these folks. Surely some of these fifteen people named here left a trail in Wood county, Ohio.

Surnames: ROUX HOFFMAN HUGHES PLANSON MCNEIL BAILLEE PERLET BURGESS
Submitter: Terry Spear (tspear@flash.net)
Date: 05 Jun 2001

Searching for information on Henry Roux, Rising Sun, Ohio, brother to James Emile Roux/Nora Planson, nephews of George Frederic Roux/Louisa Perlet (b. 1850, France) who settled in Fort Wayne, IN. George Frederic Roux had children: Emilie (Henry Hoffman), Charles Adolphus Roux (Emma McNeil/Mary Jean Burgess), Frederick Roux (Inas Hughes), George Frederick Roux, Anderson Samuel Roux (Margaret I Baillee), all of Fort Wayne, IN. Believe the Roux family originated in Seloncourt, France.

Surnames: BAUER (BOWER) (BOYER) GAMBY
Submitter: Peggy Byam (PByam13961@aol.com)
Date: 04 Jun 2001

I am looking for a record where an immigrant, William Bauer, filed for citizenship. Are these records located in the county court house? Thank you.

Surnames: WOODRUFF STACHHOUSE SHULTZ KARNS BUCKS
Submitter: Rose M. Capell (rc1887)
Date: 03 Jun 2001
URL: aol.com

Looking for John WOODRUFF married to Catherine Shultz,in 1844 in Summit Co. Catherine married Abia Stackhouse, John and Catherine children were Almira or Ella Jacob maried Minnie Karns,in Wood Co. in 1900, John, Enoc married Martha Palmer,Ezra,Sarah Stackhouse. Catherine,I know that Ezra, Enoc, John and Jacob lived in The Risinsun and Bradner area. Thank you for any insight you can help me with. Rose

Surnames: BROWN DELEPHAN
Submitter: Ila LaRue (ilarue@midohio.net)
Date: 02 Jun 2001

Would like to know the burial place for Sarah Elizabeth Delephan, who died 2 April 1916 at North Baltimore, Wood Co., Ohio. If an obituary is available, I would appreciate that also. Maiden name was Brown. Thank you.

Surnames: THOMPSON
Submitter: ROBBY L. THOMPSON (RJLBTHOMPSON@HOTMAIL.COM)
Date: 02 Jun 2001

RESEARCHING INFORMATION ABOUT THOMAS THOMPSON BORN 03-26-1812 DIED 03-01-1906 BURIED IN CALENDONA CEMETERY MOOREFIELD INDIANA.

Surnames: LAWS STURGES
Submitter: dan sturges (dsturges@bgnet.bgsu.edu)
Date: 30 May 2001

i am looking for any laws here in wood co

Surnames: WYMORE WYMER
Submitter: Sharon (Shardonsmith@Webtv.net)
Date: 29 May 2001

Am looking for information on my g grandfather, Joseph Wymer/Wymore. He was born in 1861 in Wood Co., OH. I think his dad's name was Adam and mothers name was Jane. I believe his siblings were:Jane,Elizabeth, Mary, Sarah, Louiza, and Ella. I am not sure of any of this except his name and birth year. He moved to MI in 1885 where he met my g grandmother, Drusilla Decker. In about 1888/89 Joseph moved to WA. Would appreciate any infomation. Thanks.

Surnames: ROSENDALE/ROSINDALE CROSS DENNIS PELTON HENNINGS FREDRICK RICHARD MARSH WRIGHT
Submitter: DUANE ROSENDALE (bear@nwonline.net)
Date: 29 May 2001

WE NEED HELP TO COMPLETE THE ROSENDALE TREE. IF YOU HAVE CONNECTIONS, PLEASE MAKE CONTACT. GEORGE HAS 250 PAGES TO DATE. YORKSHIRE CONTACTS WOULD BE GREATLY EXPAND THE TREE, CURRENTLY TO PHILIP, IN KIRK ELLA, 1705.

Surnames: KETCHUM
Submitter: Nancy Oakley (NOakley150@aol.com)
Date: 28 May 2001

Searching for Edward A. KETCHUM family -lived in Washington Township, Wood county. This family appeared in 1850, 1860 and 1870 census records.

Surnames: POTTER HUMPHREY
Submitter: Julie Rosencrantz (Rivetr24@aol.com)
Date: 24 May 2001

Looking for any info on Henry POTTER b. 1842 in Weston married Jannette Humphrey also of Weston.

Surnames: KINNEY SNYDER
Submitter: Mary Jo Bailey (irshgypsy@hotmail.com)
Date: 20 May 2001

Looking for in formation on : Emma Gene Snyder, B 1-18-1857 Married Charles Eugene Kinney (Eugene Charles Kinney) 1-30-1875 D 11-30-1879 Mother of Alice Mae and George Arthur Kinney Any info you have would be greatly appreciated! I thought this was all Lucas /county, but recently found that George Arthur was born in Wood County. Charles Eugene worked for the railroad, was injured and about a year later died as the result of surgery for that operation. That's about all the information I have, except that apparently after Emma Gene died, he moved to Lucas County. Mary Jo Bailey please send mail directly to irshgypsy@hotmail.com

Surnames: WOOD MORGAN
Submitter: Robert Morgan (bobandvena@earthlink.net)
Date: 20 May 2001

Information on Orpha May Wood married to George Stanley Morgan circa 1911.

Surnames: FLAHIE CONNELLY
Submitter: Genie Flahie (gflahei@earthlink.net)
Date: 18 May 2001

What township covers Cygnet?

Surnames: MELCHI PARKER ESTER PARKER
Submitter: alice sackett (alliland53@yahoo.com)
Date: 17 May 2001

I am a decendant of Melchi Parker born 9/25/1831 died 1/15/1916 in Dowling, Wood Co. Ohio his father was Ezekial Parker. Melchi Parker was married to Delilah Aldrich. His Daughter was Delilah Parker who married William Pruden. Do you have any information on Melchi Parker or Delilah Aldrich?

Surnames: DERMER MILLER SWANEY
Submitter: Pam Kerschner (par3@sc.rr.com)
Date: 15 May 2001

DERMER (DEREMER) I would like to hear from an descendants of Joseph DERMER (DEREMER) (ca 1836-bef.1881) and Louisa MILLER (1832-1887). While Joseph and Louisa died in Delaware Co., OH, many of their children lived and died in Wood County, OH. Their children: William H. DERMER (b. ca 1852) md Minnie GRAY; John L. DERMER (1853-1938) md (1) Pollie JONES (2) Lena RUTTER; Andrew B. DERMER (1855-1931) md (1) Almeda EDWARDS (2)Adelina "Delia" or "Della" MORRISON; Anne May DERMER (1858-1938) md George KLINE; Simon Wesley DERMER (1860-1927); Emma J. DERMER (1862-?) md Wesley E. SMOTHERS; George DERMER (1864-1939) md Iva "Ivy" DARROW; and Charles G. DERMER (1868-1923) md Jennie Ellen SWANEY.

Surnames: COPUS
Submitter: William Copus (rhinopower92056@yahoo.com)
Date: 15 May 2001

I am looking for information about my grandfather, Fay Everett Copus. As far as I know he was born in or near North Baltimore. DOB 8/11/1884. Mother's maiden name was Baker.

Surnames: HARMAN
Submitter: John Gunder (KBOSZO@AOL.Com)
Date: 14 May 2001

NEED HELP: Need to find information on Henry HARMAN that shows he was naturilized in Lucas Co Oh.I only have a reference of Vol 4 pg 166 Lucas Co book no date is mentoned, (however it would have been between 1837 and 1842)and further shows the book that this is recorded in is now located in Wood Co. some place not sure which repository it is in. Two items I would to find one is the actual date this took place second is the actual name at that time for there has been some speculation it is not the name he originally had. So please help me get these ansures. Willling to share Harman information. John E Mail address: KBOSZO@AOL.COM

Surnames: BURDUE
Submitter: Robert Burdue (RBurdue99@Aol.com)
Date: 14 May 2001

Seeking descendant information on Henry Burdue of Wood Co. OH, lived and died in Weston Township. I have his ancestry, but lack his descendants, but believe a Mr. Claude Burdue of Bowling Green, OH (desceased), descended from this Henry Burdue. Any leads appreciated.

Surnames: MCDONEL MCDONNELL MCDONALD MITCHELL
Submitter: Shawn Spickerman (spickerman@earthlink.net)
Date: 14 May 2001

Looking for information on a family who lived in Wood County, Ohio. The name is listed as McDonnell, McDonel, or McDonald. The names I currently have are James McDonel b. 1871, Julia (Mitchell) McDonel b. 1881, Elwood Clinton McDonel b. 1896, Sarah Ellen b. 1897, Cloyce b. 1899. They are on the 1900 Census for Wood Co., Milton Twp. Any leads on this family would be appreciated.

Surnames: GALLANT GALLAND
Submitter: Bill Gallant (bgallant@innercite.com)
Date: 11 May 2001

GALLANT I am searching for information on the family: GALLANT/GALLAND. Specifically: John Gallant born about 1822, Ohio. He married Margaret Jane Brown of TN on 13 May 1847. They were married in Vermilion, Illinois and reared a family of seven children. John Gallant lived a long life and was still alive in the early 1900s. He may have been a farmer, trapper, or shipbuilder. He may have been of German ancestry. Bill Gallant, GGGrandson of John Gallant b abt 1822 somewhere in Ohio

Surnames: VANCE COLVILLE TEA TESK GNA
Submitter: Glenda Vance Stadley (Abadae@webtv.net)
Date: 08 May 2001
URL: http://www.geocities.com/ladysorrow00.html

I am searching for Samuel Vance, (brother of Joseph Colville Vance, Governor of Ohio, Urbana, Champaign County, Ohio), who was married to Tea-Tesk-gna in 1808. They were early settlers of Henry County, formerly Wood County, at a place called Prairie du Masque, so of Liberty Center, Ohio. Samuel was a fur trader. I believe him to very possibly, be my ggrandfather. Thank you, Glenda

Surnames: MILLER
Submitter: Elaine Miller (librarianEHM)
Date: 05 May 2001

I would like the birth certificate for Steven Richard Miller, born at Wood County Hospital May 4, 1952

Surnames: COOLE COLE COOL LAY
Submitter: Doris DELL (lafn.org)
Date: 04 May 2001

George Erwin Coole migrated to Lucas County after he served in the Union Army. He was born 1844 in Fulton County, New York and married Sarah Jane Lay at Elmore, Ottawa County, Ohio, on 5 Mar 1871. Their son William Allen Coole born 1875 in Milby, Wood County, Ohio. The family moved to Alabama 1877, Tennessee 1904 and Texas 1915. Help appreciated! Doris Dell POB 4184 West Hills CA 91308

Surnames: GENSON LOMAS TRACY
Submitter: Houston Tracy Jr (TreSearch3@aol.com)
Date: 04 May 2001

Wood County info Charles GENSON md 1857 Ann LOMAS, had 2 children born there. Silas GENSON md 1859 Rhoda LOMAS, do not know of any children. Rosa Jane GENSON married (somewhere) Edward TRACY and they had two children. Since she was born between the other two brothers, she may have been married in Wood County, although I have located this couple on the 1860 census. Can someone help ?

Surnames: WILCOX SAUNDERS HARRIS SANDERSON SANDERS
Submitter: jean sanders (jespane@cs.com)
Date: 04 May 2001

Oliver Sanders and Amanda lived in Wood County Ohio possibly in Freedom TWP. Would like to know of any history about this family or any descendants. Surnames include: Wilcox, Harris, Sanders/Saunders, Sanderson

Surnames: BEVERLY
Submitter: mary ann mcmann (maryann22@msn.com)
Date: 04 May 2001

I'M LOOKING FOR WASHINGTON BEVERLY. HIS MARRIAGE RECORD SAYS HE WAS BORN IN HOYTVILLE OHIO. BUT HE WAS MARRIED IN BLISSFIELD MI. TRYING TO FIND ANY INFORMATION ON THE BEVERLY NAME.

Surnames: CROMWELL JENNINGS
Submitter: Shirley Nordheim (shay1924@webtv.net)
Date: 03 May 2001

Would like info for Andrew Jennings born 1863, died 1940 McCure, Ohio Wife Eva Cromwell ?

Surnames: PARCHER
Submitter: brenda (bgeselman@yahoo.com)
Date: 02 May 2001

Hi, I am searching the surnames of Parcher. I would like any information you can send me. Thank you for your time and help. brenda

Surnames: ALSTAETTER
Submitter: Richard D. Nelson (bnelson@pacific.net)
Date: 30 Apr 2001

I,m looking for a surname in eather lime or limecity. Hope you can help!

Surnames: STEPHENS
Submitter: Evelyn Cole (mamacole7@aol.com)
Date: 28 Apr 2001

I'm searching for the family of marion f. stephens/stevens jr. of wood co. pemberville ohio and sister betty stevens busch of mc clure ohio . can anyone help please. thank you evelyn,

Surnames: WYMER/WEIMER
Submitter: Sharon (Shardonsmith@Webtv.net)
Date: 26 Apr 2001
URL:

Wymer/Weimer Am looking for info on my g grandfathers (Joseph) family. He said on his marriage license he was born in 1861 in Wood Co., OH. His dad was Adam b 1825, mother was Jane. The children (I believe) were:Jane, Elizabeth, Mary, JOSEPH, Sarah, Louiza, and EllA. Do not know who the parents of Adam were or siblings, though I think two of his brothers were Jacob and Joseph H. Thanks for any info. Sharon

Submitter: warren d.davis (davis @argontech.net)
Date: 26 Apr 2001

hello, i'm looking for info on delphos leroy davis . born oil center ohio around 1888. veteran 332 infantry ww1. married minnie adams. last address weston oh. may have had a brother named elmer. buried weston cemetery veteran plot. that all the info, i have. any info would be deeply appreciated. thank you , warren davis

Surnames: SOLETHER CADWELL
Submitter: Candy Cadwell Gilliam (Candy.Gilliam@gte.net)
Date: 24 Apr 2001

Searching for the SOLETHER family of Jerry City, Wood Co, OH. Specifically PLINY LOUIS SOLETHER born 1887 died 1952. He married MURIEL CADWELL 1912. Pliny and Muriel had at least 5 daughters (don't know their names), and lived in Minneapolis, MN in the 1930s. I believe Pliny died there. Am hoping someone researching SOLETHER might be able to give me some clues about their 5 children. Contact me directly. Candy

Surnames: WARD ELY
Submitter: Ms. Pat Ward Moser (Patmoser@aol.com)
Date: 24 Apr 2001

Searching for information on my great aunt and uncle, Charles S. ELY and Charlotte Louisa WARD (1854-1934). Lived in Bowling Green during the 1930s. They had one son named Frank L. ELY. The family was originally from Putnam Co. Ohio. Any information greatly appreciated. Ms. Pat Ward Moser

Submitter: Ms. Pat Ward Moser (Patmoser@aol.com)
Date: 24 Apr 2001

Searching for information on my great aunt and uncle, Charles S. ELY and Charlotte Louisa WARD (1854-1934). Lived in Bowling Green during the 1930s. They had one son named Frank L. ELY. The family was originally from Putnam Co. Ohio. Any information greatly appreciated. Ms. Pat Ward Moser

Surnames: EGBERT
Submitter: Pam Dannenbring (pjdannenbring@aol.com)
Date: 23 Apr 2001

I am looking for a place called Uriahs Farm. An ancestor is buried there. His name is David Uriah Egbert and his wife Mary. David died about 1869 in Wood County, Ohio. It says they are buried on Uriahs farm. They had a son named Uriah so it could be his farm. It is suppose to be near Dowling.

Submitter: Wendy Short (pookinessbear@yahoo.com)
Date: 23 Apr 2001

more information on the USF Holland and West Wooster Partnership truck facility on routes 25 and 582

Surnames: ECHELBARGER
Submitter: Jodi Eichelberger (jbeichelberger@juno.com)
Date: 20 Apr 2001

Clarification: Henry Echelbarger is buried in the Mt. Zion Cemetery, Portage Twp, row 16. Request any information related to this individual.

Surnames: ECHELBARGER EICHELBERGER HOGUE
Submitter: Jodi Eichelberger (jbeichelberger@juno.com)
Date: 20 Apr 2001

Looking for information about the "Henry Echelbarger" that is buried in the Wood County Cemetery. I have lost my ancestor "Henry Eichelberger" and wonder if this might be him. He died in 1882 at 67 years of age which puts him at the right time for my Henry Eichelberger who I last find in Mahaska County, Iowa in 1856 married to Priscilla. Their children are Adam, George, William, and Priscilla Hogue.

Surnames: REIL LAPLANTE COLLINS BROWN
Submitter: Susan Reil Tyner (tyner@iserv.net)
Date: 17 Apr 2001

Looking for information on the surname REIL, Anne REIL was born in Ohio 1872 , Joseph REIL was born in Ohio Jan. 27, 1873, they are the children of Joseph REIL and Matilda COLLINS. Joseph and Matilda moved to MI sometime between 1873 and 1877, their son Joseph married Nettie BROWN and moved to Wood Co. where they had a son Jesse REIL born Aug 13, 1897 in Bowling Green, then moved back to MI. Also looking for information on the LAPLANTE family from Liberty TWP, Wood Co. Lucy REIL born Oct. 28, 1877 died Apr. 26, 1935 in Liberty twp, Wood co. OH She married Obelia LAPLANTE in W. Bay City MI Jan.17, 1893. She is the daughter of Joseph REIL and Matilda COLLINS.

Surnames: CRIM
Submitter: Debbie Dunham (reddnhm@mediaone.net)
Date: 16 Apr 2001

I am researching the Crim family. While dropping off our son at BG, we noticed a Crim Street and wondered if anyone knew how it got its name. Thank you! Debbie Dunham

Surnames: GAY HOVEN BISSEL BRADNER
Submitter: Max Fribley (mefribley@kconline.com)
Date: 15 Apr 2001

Seeking parents of ESTER HOVEN born 1803 Mass. & died in 1862 Wood County Ohio. Marr. in Mass to EASTY GAY and removed to Geauga Co. OH & after EASTY died in 1834 she removed to Wood Co & marr. SAMUEL BRADNER in 1842. Knowen children; SELINA ( marr. a BISSEL), NANCY, SAMUEL and WILLIAM. i THANK YOU DOR ANY HELP. mAX

Surnames: COOLE LAY
Submitter: Doris Dell (dell@lafn.org)
Date: 12 Apr 2001

George Ervin Coole was born 1846 in Herkimer Co, NY. He married Sarah Jane Lay, daughter of John Lay, in Ottawa Co, OH and their son William Allen Coole was born 1875 Milby, Wood Co, OH. Any help appreciated. Family tradition says family descends from early NY Dutch. Doris Dell POB 4184 West Hills CA 91308

Surnames: HASKINS HASKIN
Submitter: Loanne Livesay Rebuck (Rebuck@Bayarea.net)
Date: 12 Apr 2001

Can anyone tell me how Haskins in Wood County got it's name and when? Loanne

Submitter: Timothy Kopaniasz (timkopan@cs.com)
Date: 11 Apr 2001

What is the procedure for getting a dog license? What is the cost? Tim Kopaniasz 1849 Kenton Trail Perrysburg, Oh. 43551

Surnames: HASKIN CHAPMAN HASKINS
Submitter: Loanne Livesay Rebuck (Rebuck@Bayarea.net)
Date: 09 Apr 2001

Looking for information any HASKIN(S) family who may have a missing link. I have John HASKIN(S) born ca 1835 in OH. Could he have been from the town of HASKINS in Wood Co? Came from a farming/cattle family. He died in Civil War....md Lucy Ann Chapman in IA in 1857.....can anyone help me? Loanne

Surnames: SLY LONG AVERY
Submitter: Cari Taplin (ctaplin@qwest.net)
Date: 06 Apr 2001

I am trying to find out any information regarding my Sly ancestors. I am having particular trouble locating my great-grandparents Sanford and Lucy Alice (Long) Sly. They were probably born in the Wood County area (their parents were anyhow). I do know that Sanford was born in June of 1884 and Lucy 24 March 1888. I have an obituary for Lucy but nothing on Sanford. I do know that they moved to Buckeye Arizona and both died there. Sanford's parents were William James Sly (b. 2 Nov 1859, d. 22 Jan 1931)and Ada B. Avery (b. 4 June 1860, d. 10 July 1926), both born and died in Wood County Ohio. Please email me with any additional information you may need. Thank you, Cari Taplin

Surnames: HOLLY BURGDOLT HOLLEY OTT SCHOOLEY
Submitter: Miriam Rothkopf (rothkopf@cobweb.net)
Date: 05 Apr 2001

Trying to find out where Sarah Jane Schooley Holley is buried. Her ob was in the Wood County Sentinal Bowling Green Ohio on Thursday Oct. 13, 1892 Page 3 Column 6 She lived with her daughter Mrs. Emma Alice Holley Ott on Prospect St. She also had a son Lewis Harris Holley, and a daughter Anna Mae Holly Burgdolt.

Surnames: BREDBINNER CASTLE BRETBINER RUSSELL
Submitter: pearl (queeenbe@hotmail.com)
Date: 03 Apr 2001

I'm researching my great grandparents who lived in Wood Ct., Ohio until about 1890. They are David Bredbinner (sometimes spelled different ways - have seen it spelled as Bretbiner) married to Caroline Castle, daughter of Thomas & Elizabeth Castle. David is the son of John Adam Bretbiner & Katharine Russell who were married on 12/15/1839 in Richland, Ohio. Does anyone know anything about these people? I'm particularly interested in finding the parents of John Adam Bretbiner & Katharine Russell.

Surnames: SCHOOLEY HOLLY BURGDOLT
Submitter: Miriam Rothkopf (rothkopf@cobweb.net)
Date: 29 Mar 2001

I was told by a friend that you could give me information. I am trying to find out any information on Philo Harris Holly. He enlisted in the U. S. Army in Ohio about 1862. He was captured and sent to Andersonville prison in GA. where he died on 9/14/1864. He is buried there. I am looking for any army records that you may have on him and also any information about who his wife was. Her name was Sarah Jane Schooley Holly. I think that she died in Wood Co at the home of her daughter Emma Holly Ott. I would like to know where she is buried. I understand that he left a wife and three children, Emma, Anna, and Lewis. Did the United States Government give out allowances to widows and children of the men who died at that time? His daughter was my grandmother Anna Mae Holly Burgdolt. Thanks for any help that you may be able to give to me. If there is a charge please let me know. Miriam Rothkopf 63 Acre Dr Washington, PA, 15301 rothkopf@cobweb.net

Surnames: BURGENMEYER BURGENMYER BURGERMEYER
Submitter: Cal (Burgenmeyer)
Date: 28 Mar 2001
URL: cburgenmeyer@networld.com

BURGENMEYER - BURGERMYER OR SIMILAR SPELLING Seeking info on parents and siblings of William Justice Burgenmeyer, born June 27, 1865 in Bowling Green, Wood County Ohio. He had one sister who became a catholic nun named sister Mary teaching in a girls' school in California, Ohio, circa 1912-1914. What if any was the relationship of Clifford Burgenmeyer listed on 1910 Ohio census and Lillian burgenmeyer listed on death records. Any help would be appreciated.

Surnames: BROUGH STEENSEN
Submitter: Tom Willing (yrwa@mediaone.net)
Date: 25 Mar 2001

Looking for decendants of the Brough and Steensen families who lived in Troy and Lake Twps. in the mid 1800's to present.

Surnames: PHOENIX/PHENIX KELLEY REAS/REES MONTROSS
Submitter: Georgi Rolan (brolan@raex.com)
Date: 25 Mar 2001

Searching for family members of Abraham PHOENIX (b:6 Jan 1793 in NJ d: abt 1865 in Wood Cty) who lived in Wood Cty,Weston Twp and Milton Twp.Abraham was m: to Mary MONTROSS (b: in NY d: 18 Jul 1874 in Milton Twp) they had 13 children one of which was Abraham PHOENIX (b: Oct 1842 in OH d: 9 Aug 1903 in Jerry Cty) 1st wife: Ida KELLEY (b:9 May 1846 Seneca Cty, OH d: 22 Jul 1885 Wood Cty, Custar Twp) they had 9 children 2nd wife: Alice REAS b April 1865, NY - d: 18 Sept 1916 Lucas Cty, Toledo, OH - they had 2 children: Isabella : 12 Aug 1897, Jerry City & Leo b: 30 Aug 1901, Jerry City. Both of the aforementioned were put in an orphanage at a young age. Any assistance will be appreciated. I have much to share with other family.

Submitter: Georgi Rolan (brolan@raex.com)
Date: 25 Mar 2001

Searching for family members of Abraham PHOENIX (b:6 Jan 1793 in NJ d: abt 1865 in Wood Cty) who lived in Wood Cty,Weston Twp and Milton Twp.Abraham was m: to Mary MONTROSS (b: in NY d: 18 Jul 1874 in Milton Twp) they had 13 children one of which was Abraham PHOENIX (b: Oct 1842 in OH d: 9 Aug 1903 in Jerry Cty) 1st wife: Ida KELLEY (b:9 May 1846 Seneca Cty, OH d: 22 Jul 1885 Wood Cty, Custar Twp) they had 9 children 2nd wife: Alice REAS b April 1865, NY - d: 18 Sept 1916 Lucas Cty, Toledo, OH - they had 2 children: Isabella : 12 Aug 1897, Jerry City & Leo b: 30 Aug 1901, Jerry City. Both of the aforementioned were put in an orphanage at a young age. Any assistance will be appreciated. I have much to share with other family.

Surnames: HATTIE KNAPP CHARLES S. KNAPP LOREN KNAPP CHLOA KNAPP MCCONNELL HANNAH SMITH KNAPP SELDEN ELMORE HOUSHOLDER CHARLES L KNAPP
Submitter: Bea Knapp (bebefrypan@aol.com)
Date: 22 Mar 2001
URL: none

Hattie Knapp maried Selden Elmore Housholder 12/1873 Had 2 children. Divorced Elmore. Took sick and died leaving 2 boys to be raised by her family. They were called the Knapp boys. Chloa Knapp McConnell was an Aunt. We are trying to find out when Hattie died, where buried. Also her fathr Charles S. Knapp and Hannah Smith Knapp. Also she had 2 brothers Loren and Charles L Knapp. Selden's father's name was Daniel Householder.

Surnames: CRAYS EASLER ESHLER
Submitter: Bob Johnson (rmjohnso@infi.net)
Date: 21 Mar 2001

Does anyone know about a marriage between Margaret Crays and Philip Easler Believe that Margaret came from Trumbull county, though her obiturary says Mahoning County. Resided in later years in Williams County.

Surnames: POWERS MILLER
Submitter: Tina Robinson (jrobyns@aol.com)
Date: 21 Mar 2001

Looking for any info pertaining to the following: Albert POWERS m Candis A. Miller 1 Jun 1873, Wood Co. Ohio. These are my great great grandparents. I need list of children, parents, place and date of birth. Thank you

Surnames: HENRY ZEIGLER ZIGLER FOSTER
Submitter: Sue Q. (suiquin@aol.com)
Date: 20 Mar 2001

I am searching for the family of Zadock and Amelia Henry of West Millgrove, Wood Co. Ohio.They lived in Portage Twp, Wood Co. in 1847 where their daughter Jane A. Henry was born. Other children were George, Francis and Sophia Henry. Jane A. married Lafayette M. Zeigler also known as Lafayette M. Foster.

Surnames: ZEIGLER ZIGLER HENRY
Submitter: Sue Q. (suiquin@aol.com)
Date: 20 Mar 2001

I am searching for the family of Lafayette Zeigler who lived in Center Twp, Wood Co. Ohio in 1860 - 1876. He married Jane A. Henry, 2 Sep 1865 in West Millgrove. His children were Cyrus K., Irvin E., Rosa J., Clara May. His parents were Samuel F. and Susan Zeigler of Venango Co. PA. The children later moved to Jackson Co. Kansas

Surnames: FRAZIER
Submitter: Karen Branning (klfbb@aol.com)
Date: 20 Mar 2001

Looking for information on the FRAZIER family. James Sanford Frazier b. Apr. 1843 wife Emmaline b. Apr 1845 Children : Elmer J. b. ~1868-69 MarryEtte b. May 1872 John E. b. Aug 1878 Frank O. b. Jan 1880 Siblings of James Sanford Frazier were Samuel, Sarah, and Benjamin Franklin Frazier Thanks!

Surnames: MOORE
Submitter: Cheryl Larson (larso188@tc.umn.edu)
Date: 19 Mar 2001

Dear Researcher, I am seeking a Moore family in Kane Co. IL that came there from Wood Co. OH in 1835.I believe the family may have lived in Wood Co. OH between 1810-1835. Specifically information on descendents of John B. Moore who died about 1841. I believe he had up to 9 children, John O. Moore, Archibald Moore, William Moore and Suzanne Moore.There may have also been a Nelson Moore, Levi Moore and or a Morris Moore. I am so anxious to find out "moore" about this family and to hear from you. Sincerely, Cheryl Larson 14000 Forest Hill Rd. Eden Prairie MN 55346 952-937-9309

Surnames: JOECK JAKE YAKE BAUERSCHMIDT BATES
Submitter: s bauerschmidt (rugby4321@yahoo.com)
Date: 18 Mar 2001

Any history on the Jake/Joeck/Yake family of Rocky Ridge and wood county.

Surnames: FARQUHARSON
Submitter: Patricia Barnes (pbarnes@tds.net)
Date: 18 Mar 2001

I'm searching for any information on the FARQUHARSON'S. Andrew FARQUHARSON was residing in Wood Co.when he was severly injured when a steam engine exploded in a threshing accident,he died shortly afterwards.

Surnames: DOOLIN
Submitter: Lloyd Raymer (llraymer@yahoo.com)
Date: 17 Mar 2001

Does anyone in Wood County still remember John T Doolin? He lived in Rossford in the 1920's. If anyone is still living that knew him I would appreciate hearing from you. He worked in Rossford at a plant that made glass(name unknown). He was my grandfather who died before I was born so I would greatly appreciate any recollections of this man. Thank you.

Surnames: HOLLISTER
Submitter: Elsie Berg (elsieb@suite224.net)
Date: 17 Mar 2001

Seeking info/correspondence on Minnie Viola Hollister, born 3 Nov 1869, Wood Co., OH., to Edwin and Sarah Hollister.

Surnames: LIMBER/LIMBERT
Submitter: Pat (PSuther684@aol.com)
Date: 11 Mar 2001

Looking for information on Maurice Miles Limber "Pat" maybe born Limbert who lived in Bowling Green. Married to M. Josephine Thompson. They lived on Wallace Avenue. He died in 1939 and was born in 1871. Where was he born and who were his parents? He worked as an oil prospector, a violin teacher and also gave dance lessons.

Surnames: ELDER MOREHOUSE MERCER SAWYER ROE TROMBLEY
Submitter: Nancy Elder Petersen (nancyp@teleport.com)
Date: 10 Mar 2001
URL: http://www.teleport.com/~nancyp/elder.htm

I'm looking for the parents of my gg-grandfather, John ELDER, who lived in WOOD CO. about 1836-63. John Elder is mentioned in BEERS Commemorative History of Wood Co., as assessor in Wood County from 1847-60. His entire family is found in the 1850 census for Liberty Township. In the 1860 census, John is found next door to MERCER family, with several children, but his wife Mary is no longer listed. I have their son JOSIAH's death certificate from Monroe Co., Michigan, with his mother's name:" Mary MOREHOUSE, b. Portage, OH." Family letters of George Elder from Columbus, OH, say that John & Mary had died by the time all 3 boys enlisted in the Civil War (abt 1861-64). Posted here: http://www.teleport.com/~nancyp/civilwar.htm *** 1850 Census, Liberty Township, Wood Co.OH: 324-332; ELDER, John, 45; M; Farmer; NRE; born Pennsylvania 324-332; ELDER, Mary, 39; F; -; born Ohio 324-332; ELDER, Mary A, 16; F; -; born Ohio; AS (m. Julius Roe, 12 May 1854) 324-332; ELDER, Joseph, 14; M; -; born Ohio; AS (enlisted 21st OHI & 4th US Cav OH) 324-332; ELDER, Elisabeth, 12; F; -; born Ohio; AS (m. John Mercer, 18 Nov 1855) 324-332; ELDER, Martin V.?, 9; M; -; born Ohio; AS (enlisted 34th OH, Piatt's Zuoaves) 324-332; ELDER, Ester C., 7; F; -; born Ohio; AS (m. William Sawyer, 29 Aug 1862) 324-332; ELDER, Nancy J., 5; F; -; born Ohio; AS ( m. Paschal Roe ) 324-332; ELDER, Josiah M., 2; M; -; born Ohio (enlisted 179th OHI, m. Emily Trombley) Found also in Wood Co (no evidence of connection yet): Samuel Morehouse, b. in Milton Twp, Aug 7, 1857; his father, Sylvanus b. in Paulding Co., OH, his father, b. PA; Sylvenus married Cynthia Fuller, had 8 children. Andrew Morehouse, purchased land in Milton Twp, 1836. in CT: http://www.americanrevolution.org/morehouse.html Samuel, Silvanus, Daniel, and Seth Morehouse, sons of Capt. Abraham late of Fairfield, and joint heirs of Andrew Morehouse... Thanks for any help you can give me. Sincerely, Nancy Elder Petersen,14514 NE 52nd Circle, Vancouver, WA 98682 Home phone: 360-882-1039, Home fax: 360-882-1040 e-mail: nancyp@teleport.com webpage: http://www.teleport.com/~nancyp/elder.htm Wood Co. Gen Soc member #1275

Surnames: EMERSON HAYNES LEWIS NAVARRE MURSH LAMB WOOD LUCE HANES
Submitter: K. Wagner (JKTC3@aol.com)
Date: 10 Mar 2001

Emerson family from Wood County, OH. James Emerson b 04 Feb 1841 Monroe, MI to Timothy Emerson, and huge question as to whom his mother was. Should be Nancy Haynes (wed Mr. Robb first), but death certificate says Mary Wood. James wed Margaret Lamb and Emma (Amy) Eliza (Ellen) Mursh 24 Jan 1871 Erie, MI. They resided in Milbury, Wood County, OH. James died 07 May 1922 Sandusky, OH at Soldiers & Sailors Home. Civil War papers say his wife abandoned him, took the children to NY with her, then she tried to claim his pension while he was still alive in the Soldiers & Sailors Home. Also, his brother John lived in Lake Twp., Wood Co, OH. John b abt 1852-55 (not sure where) to Timothy Emerson. Wed Alice Luce (Lewis); had two children: Elsie Mary (1876) and Eva (1878) both born in OH. Elsie wed Moses Columbus Navarre 14 Jan 1893 in Monroe, MI.

Surnames: OPPERMAN WOLF MCINTYRE KNOWLES
Submitter: Jon Opperman (jopperm@bgnet.bgsu.edu)
Date: 08 Mar 2001

Looking for information on: Samuel MCINTYRE, Harriet KNOWLES, Wallace OPPERMAN and William WOLF Samuel was the Father of Maria MCINTYRE, b. ~1860 Ohio. Maria Married William WOLF, b. ~1853 Ohio. They were married 4 Mar 1876 in Wood County, Ohio and had three children born in Wood County: Alice M. WOLF b: 20 Oct 1877 Rebecca WOLF b: 1 Sep 1879 Mary Jane WOLF b: 21 Jan 1883 Harriet KNOWLES b. ~1822 New York was Maria MCINTYRE's Grandmother (unknown if paternal/maternal) Alice WOLF married Wallace OPPERMAN, and they lived in Findlay, Ohio.

Surnames: MAURER CALVIN TAFT
Submitter: Oscar Sisk (osisk@bainbridge.wednet.edu)
Date: 07 Mar 2001

I read an article in an obscure source that told of two students being sent to juvinile detention for refusing to watch channel One in school. It did not ring true but it did include many details as if the story had been researched. Is there any truth to the article? (Adbusters magazine)

Surnames: WOOD
Submitter: Kay Craig (ocraig@whitleynet.org)
Date: 06 Mar 2001

Looking for information on James E. Wood(s) that was living in Cygnet, Ohio in 1941. He maybe the son of William and Allice Wood who are listed in the Lucas County, Ohio 1880 US census.

Surnames: HEEMSOTH BRUHN
Submitter: Kay Craig (ocraig@whitleynet.org)
Date: 06 Mar 2001

Looking for William Herman and Bitty Bridgette (Bruhn) Heemsoth. They came to Wood Co in about 1870 from Ireland. They are listed in the 1880 and 1900 census. Looking for death and burial information. Bitty apparently died before 1910. They had at least 11 children.

Surnames: WARNER
Submitter: Elizabeth Warner (tygermoon6@aol.com)
Date: 04 Mar 2001

Looking for any information on a Levi Warner that was murdered in Cygnet Ohio in December of 1974.

Surnames: DAVIS
Submitter: Mary E. Rossman (mrossman7@aol.com)
Date: 03 Mar 2001

I am looking for imformation on the family of Edward Ralph DAVIS whose wife was Martha Ann NEESE [probably not correct spelling].Two daughters were born to them in 1902 and 05 in N.Baltimore. Can you tell me if local records such as marriage and birth records and city directories are available for that time. I had been told that a fire destroyed birth certificates etc. during that time. Also Martha Ann Neese or Nyce was said to be "Pennsylvania Dutch". Can you tell me if people of that description were settled in Ohio and Wood county in particular. Thank you.

Surnames: ENGLISH MC KEE
Submitter: Suzanne Oudejans (NOudejans@aol.com)
Date: 03 Mar 2001

Looking for information on Abraham ENGLISH, b. 1800 PA, d. 5/25/1822 Bowling Green, Wood Co; his wife - Sarah MC KEE English, d. 12/2/1875 Bowling Green, Wood co; their children: Mary, William Caroline, George Washington, James W., alfred and Sarah.

Surnames: ARMSTRONG LEONARD EKEY
Submitter: Marge Gish (ldmegish@ peoplepc.com)
Date: 03 Mar 2001

Looking for any information on John G. Armstrong b. Moved to Wood Co. 1880,b.Feb. 23rd, 1844 in Jefferson Co. Ohio. Father Robert Armstrong, mother Ann Ekey Armstrong. John G. inlisted in Civil War age 18. After the war, John's family moved to Senca Co. there he married Ceila M. Leonard in Dec. 23, 1873. John had sons Leonard and Xenphon Earl. Leonard died in 1922, Bowling Green and "Earl" moved to Flat Rock, Michigan. John died in Flat Rock but buried Oak Grove, Cem. in Bowling Green. Would love to make connections Armstrong's.

Surnames: BRITTON BALDWIN JESSOP NORRIS
Submitter: Dick Olds (RAONLO@aol.com)
Date: 03 Mar 2001

Seeking post-1880 info on family of CYRUS BRITTON (1827-1890), wife Catherine (1837-1906) and 7 of their 9 children who made it to North Baltimore in the 1870s where Cyrus was censused as a teacher in 1880. Old Maplewood Cemetery tombstone records convince me that dau. Della (1864-1931) was married to T. Albert BALDWIN and dau. Hulda (1870-1906) to Samuel G. JESSOP. Based upon 1900 census, Della Baldwin had kids Ora (1881-1916 per tombstone)& Lulu (probably Lulu NORRIS,1884-1958, wife of Allen at death). I am a descendant of one of Cyrus Britton's brothers who settled in Indiana and am eager to make contact with a living descendant of any of the above-listed parties....and/or have obits. on any of the parties listed above. Dick Olds, 2610 Hillanbrook, Portage, MI 49024

Surnames: BARBER
Submitter: Mara Pearson (mpea743610@aol.com)
Date: 02 Mar 2001

I am looking for relatives and information on Ira Elliot Richmond Barber. Ira b. 1848 in Ohio father was James Barber Mother was Harriet Warner-Barber. I was online at another site and found Ira Barber on the family tree of a Lewis Hart and Ann Elliott pg. 320 but I could not access it. This is the Ira I am looking for. His daughters name was Harriet May Barber-Ricard. I don't have a lot of info. But would like to exchange what I have and find living relatives. Ira's father James was the brother of my grt grt grandmother Louisa Caroline Barber-Wright-Payne. I do have a couple of picture of Ira and also a couple of letters he wrote to my grt. grandmothe Laura Wright-Eddy. I hope someone sees this and will contact me at mpea743610@aol.com

Surnames: CRAYS FORREST
Submitter: Bob Johnson (rmjohnso@infi.net)
Date: 01 Mar 2001

Have obit... Janette d/o Thomas and Elizabeth Forrest, emigrated from Scotland 1848. Settled in Wood Cty, Ohio and m. Jonathon Crays on 31 Dec 1858. Aneyone interested in a copy??

Surnames: EASLER CRAYS ESHLER
Submitter: Bob Johnson (rmjohnso@infi.net)
Date: 01 Mar 2001

Are marriage records of 1863 available in Probate Court?? Looking for Margaret Crays m. Philip Easler could be spelled as Philip or Phillip Easler could be spelled Eisler or Echler or maybe Eshler Marriage that I am looking for, cited as 22 Oct 1863 in obits..

Submitter: Bryan Lewis (lewisbrandgenes@hotmail.com)
Date: 01 Mar 2001

I am searching for information on ancesters during their time in Wood County. My GG Grandfather, George Washington Lewis was born there on February 15, 1840. George's father was Lyman Lewis and Mother's name was Sarah. We think that George had a brother William J. and a sister Polly. Any help you could provide would be greatly appreciated. Bryan Lewis Lewisbrandgenes@hotmail.com

Surnames: LOYD A. OLDER B1906 DONALD OLDER B1915 GUSSIE R. OLDER B1909 CLARA E. OLDER B1911
Submitter: Allen Older (ssorosco@aol.com)
Date: 28 Feb 2001

Looking for the death dates and marriage dates of the following.

Surnames: LEWI
Submitter: Bryan Lewis (lewisbrandgenes@hotmail.com)
Date: 22 Feb 2001

Lyman Lewis

Surnames: VAN TASSELL CRANDALL (CRANDELL)
Submitter: Mary Crandall (marywc@csranet.com)
Date: 21 Feb 2001

Need info from Van Tassell Family Reunion and data from Washington Cemetery, 8 miles from Bowling Green, Ohio for Luke and Sally Van Tassell.

Surnames: 315 W. WOOSTER WILLIAM TITUS HOUSE C.F. BUTTON G.W. HELFRICH HOME LETHA AND HALFORD WHITACRE
Submitter: Wendy Short (pookinessbear@yahoo.com)
Date: 21 Feb 2001
URL: none

315 W. Wooster in Bowling Green Ohio. The history of the house and its owners. Some of the owners are: C.F. Button, Cora Bradshaw, Letha and Halford Whitacre. The house is also known by such names as the William Titus House and the G.W. Helfrich home. The house is also part of the national historic register. The current owners are Jeffery and Lee Ann Snook. Any info would be very helpful!

Surnames: SCHREFFLER SHREFFLER
Submitter: Terry McDonald (tmcdonald@cnyconnect.net)
Date: 21 Feb 2001

Iam looking for Conrad Schreffler who died in 1844 in wood county ,Ohio and his wife Catherine Bordner Schreffler. Thank you. Terry McDonald

Surnames: SMITH WEBB
Submitter: Annette Hinrichs (nettie@micron.net)
Date: 20 Feb 2001

Thomas H Smith b. abt 1840 brothers: William, Daniel, Benjamin wife: Sarah Webb children: William G.,Carrie Lizzy, Minnie Agusta, Frederick Thomas, Mildred, Albert (Al B), and twin Bertie. (Bertie died as an infant) Thomas and brother William served with 3rd Volunteer Cavalry in Civil War. Any information appreciated.

Surnames: HELZER DIEHL
Submitter: Arlene Freed Castor (ACastor799@aol.com)
Date: 18 Feb 2001

Seeking info on siblings and parents of Jacob Aron Helzer b 1827, Germany and d 1890 Washington Twp., Wood Co and wife Johanette(Janettte) Diehl, b 1834 Germany, d 1895 Washington Twp,m Wood Co

Surnames: DAVIS BROWN WHITNEY
Submitter: Lisa Jenkins (boetzer@cruzio.com)
Date: 17 Feb 2001

Looking for family connections for Nancy Jane Davis who married Burt L. Whitney April 12, 1872 or her sister Mary Baird Davis who married Daniel W. Brown Feb 25, 1869, both in Wood county, Ohio.

Surnames: FOSTER
Submitter: Sue (suiquin@aol.com)
Date: 17 Feb 2001

I am searching for information about Lafayette Foster who lived in Wood Co. about 1850 to 1876. He was born in Venango Co. PA. Also searching for the family of Dennison Foster, found in 1850 mortality schedule as Denerson Foster. He died in Wood Co. 1850. Any other Foster data from Wood county will be appreciated. Sue

Surnames: MCCLOSKEY MCCLUSKEY
Submitter: Don Fuller (bfuller9@bellsouth.net)
Date: 14 Feb 2001

Would like the obit of Michael McCluskey(McCloskey b. Ireland d. sometime after 1900 when he was 90 years old via census. Would like his death date and what year Catherine died. Thanks, Don

Submitter: Allen Older (ssorosco)
Date: 13 Feb 2001

Older genealogy,need the children and birth dates of CHARLES@Rosa Older.This should be in the Grandrapids area around 1900.

Surnames: BARBER
Submitter: Mara & Gordy (mpea743610@aol.com)
Date: 12 Feb 2001

I am looking for family members related to Ira Elliot Richmond Barber and his wife Mary A. Bradley-Barber. Ira was b.Feb 12, 1848 in Tontogany, Wood Ohio. d. June 29, 1934. Mary b. March 16, 1866 d. Jan 29, 1932 they were married Dec 25, 1881 in Action, Mass. Ira's parents were James Barber and Harriet Warner-Barber. I have pictures of Ira from my grt grandmother Laura Eddy who visited Ira. Also a letter written by him. Not much more information on any family members and would love to contact some to exchange information. Please email me at mpea743610@aol.com Thank you, Mara and Gordy

Surnames: KESSLER BEAM
Submitter: Charlene Calvert Pinkowski (charpink@alumni.ycp.edu)
Date: 11 Feb 2001

Seeking information regarding a marriage between Sidney Kessler and Elizabeth Beam about 1890. From this union a son Charles Edward Kessler was born 1 Jan 1891 in Wood County, Ohio according to Charles' SS-5.

Surnames: TYLER LONGLEY
Submitter: Billie Heseltine (zenofer@aol.com)
Date: 10 Feb 2001

TYLER Looking for information on ORREN TYLER b.Aug.8,1847 d. in New york. Came to Wood Co. when he was about 20 years old.Nov. 19 07. Married twice: first marriage to ERMA (Emily) LONGLEY. Second marriage to Nancy Nieblung. He was pres. of Wood Co. Farmers' Picnic Assoc. and a member of the Masonic order at Tontogany. Who were his parents and where in NY. was he born? Any info. would be greatly appreciated. Billie Heseltine

Surnames: TAYLOR WYMAN EMERLING
Submitter: Barb Hurst (Bhurst1948@aol.com)
Date: 10 Feb 2001

TAYLOR - WYMAN - EMERLING IN THE WOOD COUNTY SENTINEL 12/14/1905 THERE IS AN OBIT FOR MRS. ELIZABETH TAYLOR AGE 69 BURIED AT TRINITY CEMETERY. I THINK SHE IS THE MOTHER TO THOMAS BENJAMIN HARRY WYMAN, ELIZA AND LYDIA. SEEKING MORE INFO ON THESE FAMILIES.

Surnames: BRYAN O'BRYAN
Submitter: Linda Dietz (ldjdd1@earthlink.net)
Date: 10 Feb 2001

Looking for information on William L. BRYAN. On the 1910 Census index for Wood Co., it states that he was 35y, born Oh, and living with Ida E. O'Bryan. I am trying to find the connection between this William and William J BRYAN of Defiance Co. Anyone researching this name?

Surnames: SIMPSON REYNOLDS
Submitter: Luella J. Conger (luellajc@aol.com)
Date: 09 Feb 2001

I am in need of info on MAUDIE CAROLINE (SIMPSON) REYNOLDS. MAUDIE md. ORIS C. REYNOLDS "of Rossford" in Missouri in 1927 and went to Rossford, Wood County, Ohio to make their home. According to the Soc Sec Death Index, MAUDIE died May 1981 in Ohio. I would greatly appreciate any info about either of them - children, deaths, obits etc. Thank you for any help. luellajc@aol.com

Surnames: FARLEY BICE BURGESS ALEXANDER
Submitter: gracie/ kelvey/nero (gracie@ncweb.com)
Date: 07 Feb 2001

Hi I am the grandaughter of James Farley he lived at 220 troupe ave with the goodman family.my mom was helena.she pasted away aug 1999 in Rhode Island. I was trying to see if any goodmans had any pictures of my grampa.also my great grampa was george bice who had only one leg. he died in 1927.Doing our family tree any help out there? Also my mom was in the wood county childrens home in the1930s nellie repass was in charge.I would like to know how old she was when she was put in there

Surnames: COPPLER
Submitter: margaret Avery (leketrikal1@aol.com)
Date: 06 Feb 2001

George P. Coppler I am looking for George p. Coppler died 9-30-1947 obituaries index page P5,C3 in Wood County Library

Surnames: NORRIS
Submitter: Dave Norris (norrisd@erols.com)
Date: 04 Feb 2001

Looking for Wood Co info on John C. NORRIS, particularly death record, obit, or other sources that maight cite his family. He is in Hancock Co., Findlay 1870 census, age 25, with wife Nensha (believe this is Neosha) age 19, and daughter Mary age 1. He is found in 1850/1850 census with his father, John NORRIS in Hancock Co. He died in 1940 and is buried in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Portage Twp., Hancock Co. Headstone reading gives 1844-1940. Also buried there are NORRIS, Neotia 1851-1938 and NORRIS, Ettie E 3 Mar 1878-8 Oct 1900 (assumed to a daughter). Information from other sources says that John C. NORRIS lived in Wood Co. - likely at time of his death. Any info on John, Neosha, or children appreciated. Thanks, Dave Norris in VA

Surnames: RIES DRUMHELLER
Submitter: Robert Ries (toughgu1@optonline.net)
Date: 03 Feb 2001

Looking for info on Otis Leonard and Bertha May Ries(Drumheller) my grandparents,who lived in Wood County approx around 1900-1910.They had 5 sons Harold born 1904,Kenneth 1906 Leonard 1909, Richard ?, and Al ? Leonard my father was born in Bowling Green May 3 1909.Lookin for info on where my grandparents lived( I think they had a farm ),when and where they died.My Uncle Kenneth lived and died in Wauseon,Ohio.The other brothers migrated to Michigan,except for my father who wound up in New York.At some point my grandparents must have moved to Mich. because I on my fathers military enlistment papers it states that Bertha was living in Wolverine,Mich and she was a widow by 1929.I recently found something on my grandmother in the Wood County Public Library Online Obituary Index. This is excactly how it reads RIES,BERTHA M (OTIS L)DIED FEB 2 1952,DAILY SENTINNEL TRIBUNE.I assume this is the Bowling Green newspaper.Could anyone verify this obit.and tell me if there is any additional information.I don't know if she died in Mich and it was posted in this paper or if she moved back to Ohio.I can't find anything on Otis.Any help wound be appreciated.

Surnames: SMITH SATTLER
Submitter: Connie Babcock (c.babcock@gateway.net)
Date: 03 Feb 2001

I am doing geneological research on my great-grandmother, Genevieve K. Smith, nee Sattler. She was born in 1874 in Wood County near Perrysburg, lived in the area all her life, and died on December 15, 1960 in the home of her daughter, Mrs. Theresa McPhee, 3607 Torrance Dr. in Toledo. She is buried in St. Rose Cemetery. Her husband's name was Henry W. Smith, born in 1866 and died in 1941. Her father's name was Phillip Sattler and mother's name was Mary Dibling Sattler. At the time of her death, she was survived by her daughters, Mrs. Loretta Eckel, Bowling Green; Mrs. Marie Hasenfratz, Toledo; and Mrs. Cecelia Scheiba, Jacksonville, Ark.; and son, Vincent, Perrysburg; 21 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren. Her last known address was Fremont Rd., Lemoyne. I am looking for information which includes the following: what the "K" stands for in her name, the names of all of her children, and the names of all of her siblings.

Surnames: HOUGH HURRELL
Submitter: Melba Evory (mevory@csinet.net)
Date: 31 Jan 2001

My grandfather, HOUGH, WILLIAM EDISON, was b.l Jan 1863 in North Baltimore, Wood Co., Ohio. He married HURRELL, CLARA B. 8 Sept.1883. He was a telegrapher for the Erie Railroad. He d.3 Nov.1898 in Humboldt, Kanas. Body was taken by Railroad to North Baltimore, Ohio for burial. Have no info on parents or siblings.

Submitter: Melba Evory (mevory@csinet.net)
Date: 31 Jan 2001

I am seeking information on my grandfather, HOUGH,

Surnames: WRIGHT HOARE
Submitter: Mark Wright (mdwright@rbnet.com)
Date: 31 Jan 2001

Searching for information on Bess Bell WRIGHT. She was born in Livingston Co., MI in about 1885. She married a man whose last name was HOARE. Searching the SSI index, I find a Bess HOARE b 1886 and died in Bowling Green, Wood Co Apr 1986. Can anyone help me tie these two ladies together? TIA

Surnames: CLARK HALE
Submitter: Kathy Clark Stovall (ksrelady@aol.com)
Date: 29 Jan 2001

I am researhing the following CLARK family of Perry Twnshp, Wood Co. If you have any information at all, that would be appreciated! JOHN CLARK -- b. 1810 in PA; d. 11 Jun 1857, Wood Co. he married: ELIZA(BETH) ANN HALE -- b. 1816 in OH; d. 11 Jun 1875, Iowa Co., IA CHILDREN: Sara Ann, b. 1834 (my line) m: Lash George W. b. 25 Dec 1835; d. in IA Angeline, b. 1840 Margaret, b. 1848 Joel H. b. 1850 Alva J. b. 24 Feb 1854 Thanks, Kathy Clark Stovall

Surnames: BATES IRELAND YOCKEY RICHARDSON
Submitter: James B. Bates (batesfamily1@prodigy.net)
Date: 29 Jan 2001

I am looking for any records of relatives of Reason Bates and Martha Jane (Ireland) Bates. Reason's parents were Adam and Sarah (Yockey)Bates who came to Wood Co. sometime between 1831 to 1839 from Stark Co., Ohio. Their missing children are: Catherine b.26 May 1821 Andrew b.28 Oct 1822 Mary Ann b.03 Aug 1824 William b.22 Jul 1825 Louisa Jane b.04 Jul 1828 Thomas b.12 Apr 1832 Henry b.13 Sep 1834 Reason b.20 Dec 1837 d.16 Jun 1911 Sarah Ann b.21 Aug 1839 Martha Jane was the daughter of Michael Ireland and Eleanor (Richardson) Ireland. I don't have anything on her siblings and would greatly appreciate any sort of information on these ancestors!!!!

Surnames: STEVENS HENDERSON
Submitter: evelyn cole (mamacole7@aol.com)
Date: 29 Jan 2001

searching for descendants of marion ellsworth stevens sr and marion jr. any help appreciated

Surnames: SHIRK SHERK YOUNG
Submitter: del pepke (delj7@earthlink.net)
Date: 27 Jan 2001

SHIRK/SHERK Looking for descendants of Jacob Henry SHIRK/SHERK. He was born 8/28/1867 @ Middleburg, Snyder co., Pa, son of BENJAMIN SHIRK/SHERK & ELIZABETH, nee YOUNG, my gg grandparents, who both died in Sandusky County. Jacob Henry Shirk died 3/2/1935 at Bradner, Wood County, Ohio. His wife is listed as Mina on his death certificate. Thanks for any help!

Surnames: SAMUAL OLDER CALEB LUCINDA
Submitter: Allen Older (ssorosco@aol.com)
Date: 25 Jan 2001

Samual Older,Caleb Older in the wood co. area abt.1850. Need Calebs family and their family.

Surnames: GLENN SEGERS
Submitter: Barbara Ann Johansen (baj@cut.net)
Date: 22 Jan 2001

My grandfather, Everett Garnet Glenn was born in Bowling Green. His father was Andrew Glenn md to Mary Ann Yates. His grandfather was Thomas Glenn. Grandpa married Florence Segers and had three children, Gladys, Andrew and Leroy. I am looking for infomation on the children and their decendants,Florence and her second husband Samuel Valentine. Would appreciate any info. Thanks.

Surnames: CARTER
Submitter: RDS (JSybert91@aol.com)
Date: 22 Jan 2001

I am serching for infromation on William Orville Carter, who died in 1930 as the result of suicide at the age of 43. A W. Carter is buried in the Wingston cemetary, Wood Co, O., but I have no proof that this is William O. Carter. I have in my possession written materials indicating that he had brothers named Lon, Ellis, who may have lived in Mich in their adult life. Lon's wife was either Vera or Verna, and Ellis's wife was Laura. Other brothers may have exsisted. Mothers name may have been Deliah who is buried in the Wingston plot along with a A. Lenard Carter who may have been the father. William Orville Carter was married to Maggie J. Sager in Hamler, Ohio in May of 1908.

Surnames: DAVIS BUTTERMORE
Submitter: Gene Buttermore (geneglen@bright.net)
Date: 22 Jan 2001

Would like the marriage certificate for WILLIS EUGENE DAVIS and ELSIE BUTTERMORE married in Abt.1896. WILLIS was a resident of Wood County and ELSIE was a resident of Putnam County. Will remit cost and postage. Thank you. Gene Buttermore 03487 County Road 12/C Bryan, OH 43506

Surnames: LEONARD HIPSTER STEPHENSON MCCLUNG
Submitter: Marge Gish (ldmegish@peoplepc.com)
Date: 21 Jan 2001

Hi, Since Posting earlier, I have correct information on John G. Armstrong. John G. married Ceila M. Leonard, 1873 Senca Co. Moved to Wood Co.,in 1880 had two sons. Leonard Ellisworth Armstrong, d. Feb.23, 1920 m. Mary J. Hipster dau. of John and Mary Hipster. Second son, Xenphone Earl, who moved to Flat Rock Michigian sometime before John's death 1933/34. Leonard had son, Lawrence J.b Nov. 2,1906., d.1967 Az. m. Hazel Stephenson abt 1927,Wood Co. Oh. Buried Oak Grove Cem. Bowling Green, OH. John G.,father,Robert Armstrong, Reed twp., Senca Co. d. Mar. 5, 1876. Mother Ann (Ekey) Armstrong all from Jefferson Co.Ohio. Buried Farewell Retreat Cem. Senca Co. Scipio Twp. John G., brother Beatty Armstrong m. Mary A. Mc Clung, Senca Co. Ohio. And lived for a short time in Wood Co. Moving to Kansas 1878. Thanks for any help on this family.

Surnames: SIMMONS FAIRCHILD COOK SWAN SHORT
Submitter: Becky (becky_r_47354@yahoo.com)
Date: 21 Jan 2001

I am looking for information on William L. Cook of Perrysburg, Ohio. Married to Adeline Simmons and Kesiah (unknown). William was sheriff and a boatman. Son James Cook owned or worked at livery stable. Son of William, Alfred Cook married 1st Emma Fairchild in Bowling Green. They had four children, Cecil James (my grandfather), Leon & Leona (twins), and Ruby. Leona married a man with last name Swan. Ruby married a man with last name Short. Maurice, son of William, owned insurance company in Perrysburg. Maurice, married first to woman, last name Anderson, second wife, last name Gorman. If any of this is familiar, please contact me.

Surnames: STILES KELLY STYLES KELLEY
Submitter: Susan Hartt (Scotte1@ix.netcom.com)
Date: 19 Jan 2001

he 1850 census of Wood County showed that Mary W. Kelley, wife of Benjamin Franklin Stiles was a next door neighbor of John W. Kelley. Mary was born in Ohio about 1834 and she died in the 1870's in Montcalm County, Michigan. She had 3 daughters, Harriet, Martha and Adelade, all of whom seemed to have lived in Montcalm and Gratiot Co I have read the various Wood County Atlases but can find nothing connecting Mary to any other Kelley in Wood County. Do not have her marriage record or any other info. Who were her parents and siblings? about her Ohio family.

Surnames: KROETZ VANCAMP RIFFER EMCH
Submitter: kim (bcaseyjones@aol.com)
Date: 18 Jan 2001

am looking for info on gggrandparents...anthiny kroetz and hannah (johannah)riffer married wood co. 2/5/1884. also r.l.(reuben, i believe)vancamp and elisabeth emch married 4/19/1874. their children harry kroetz and grace vancamp are my ggrandparents, and are burried at troy township, luckey ohio. any info on these lines would be great, as i have hit a dead end.

Surnames: COPPLER HUTCHINSON
Submitter: margaret Avery (lektrikal 1@aol.com)
Date: 17 Jan 2001
URL: http://www.rootsweb.com/-ohwood/subquery.htm

I am trying to find the wife of George P. copplerwho was my grandfather he died 9-30-1947.I believe her name was Hattie Coppler,but as I was only 10 when my grandfather passed I don't remember the name.Any help that you can give me would be greatly app.Thank You,margaret

Surnames: SAWYER
Submitter: LAURIE (ROSS12853@AOL.COM)
Date: 14 Jan 2001

MY FATHERS FAMILY WAS FROM WOOD CO.OHIO. THE AREAS ARE BOWLING GREEN, PORTAGE & TOLEDO. SOME OF THEM ARE BURIED UP IN THE CEMETERIES IN PORTAGE. ONE CEMETERY IS SARGAENT CEMETERY AND THE OTHER ONE IS BETHEL CEMETERY. THE FAMILY NAME IS SAWYER. THE MAN I AM LOOKING FOR IS MAHLON SAWYER [d.12-5-1908]. THE OTHER MAN IS WILSON TYLER SAWYER [d.5-24-1905].LAURIE SAWYER ROSS

Surnames: MUSSER MORSE
Submitter: Richard Musser (rvmbemmusser@yahoo.com)
Date: 12 Jan 2001

My grandfather was REUBEN MUSSER b.abt1870, d. May 22, 1943, buried at Eisenhour Freedom Twp. cemetery, married Cora Morse August 2, 1891. I would like to know the names of Reubens parents and siblings. Dick Musser


Surnames: PELLICE PELICH PELICE PALISE PELIC
Submitter: Carolyn (GeenQueen@aol.com)
Date: 11 Jan 2001

George Pellice is listed in the 1860 Wood County Census. Does anyone have information on this? Im researching a girl (Ann) who may have been born in Ohio around 1867 or 1876, with the father's last name as Pellice, Pelice or Pelic. Family story states she was raised in some kind of orphanig/convent and her father was a Spaniard. Maybe a soldier from the south?


Surnames: LORA SAUNDERS
Submitter: Colleen Kennedy Gormley (colleen_gormley@escapees.com)
Date: 11 Jan 2001
URL: http://freepages.genealogy.ro otsweb.com/~colleengormley/

I am seeking information on a bank robbery that may have occurred in Luckey, OH on or about 28 September 1933. The accused bank robbers may have been Glen SAUNDERS and/or John or Ed LORA. Please contact me if you might have any knowledge of this incident or access to any local newspapers of the time. Thanks

Surnames: BRYAN HATHAWAY
Submitter: traci (z37952@apsc.com)
Date: 10 Jan 2001

SUSAN BRYAN (died July 5, 1970) could be within a couple days difference or even 1971...but it was around July 5th. (parents Robert & Anna Bryan of Northwood, Ohio) Robert Bryan (died December 1982, born June 28, 1915) Married to Anna Bryan of Northwood, Ohio) Orvill Hathaway (born Aug. 8, 1891 and died around May 1974) (I believe he was father-in-law to Robert Bryan)


Submitter: tricia demoss (trimoss@juno.com)
Date: 09 Jan 2001

Looking for Samuel Doud/Dowds, born abt 1809 in Va. or Ohio. Married Lucy Unknown had at least 1 daughter Rosetta I. born 1845. Samuel died in Wood Co. near Findlay Ohio Sept. 6, 1853.

Submitter: Pat (pho3319028@aol.com)
Date: 09 Jan 2001

Am I to understand that Perrysburg, Ohio is in Wood County and not Lucas County? I am looking for the Perrysburg which is just outside Maumee or Toledo, Ohio. If this is so I have been looking in vain for several cemeteries.

Surnames: MUIR
Submitter: Donna Wynne (donna.wynne2@GTE.net)
Date: 07 Jan 2001

I am looking for Samuel Muir lived inScotch Ridge Ohio around 1900 & died there in 1911.

Surnames: TYLER
Submitter: Billie Heseltine (zenofer@aol.com)
Date: 06 Jan 2001

Looking for info on Orrin Tyler b. ca. 1846 NY. 1870 census shows him 24 m w NY Wood Co.Bowling Green. He died Nov. 5, 1907 Wood Co. Ohio Any info would be greatly appreciated. Billie Heseltine

Surnames: ASH COWELL COYLE MCLAUGHLIN KYLE
Submitter: Iris Ash Garner (irisg@svic.net)
Date: 04 Jan 2001

Henry Ash m Christine Coyle (Kyle, Cowell??) 27 Aug. 1854 in Wood Co., Ohio. He married Susan McLaughlin 23 Sept l856 in Seneca Co., Ohio. Son George Norman Ash born 4 Feb. l855. Trying to decide who his mother was--or even if Henry Ash was his father. Did Christina die--perhaps in childbirth? Is she buried in Wood Co. Was Susan Mclaughlin a widow with a child when she married Henry? Have found no family information on either Christina Coyle or Susan McLaughlin. Have much Ash research info to share. ANY HELP APPRECIATED.

Surnames: HENRY PIERCE
Submitter: Robin Osborne (rosborne@kih.net)
Date: 03 Jan 2001

I am looking for information on my grandmother Gertie Wright Pierce Henry (spouse Albert Henry). I believe she is buried in North Baltimore. Would like to know her birth and death date. I believe she died in the early 1960's.

Surnames: HOUGH
Submitter: Jean Huff Fredriksen (dotroe@cs.com.)
Date: 03 Jan 2001
URL: ????

How much does it cost to get a certified birth certificate from Wood County for a person born in the late 1800s? Who should I send the money to???


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