Jackson County Ohio Queries - February 1997 thru May 1997

DATE: 05/29/1997 SUBMITTER: Roberta K. Morrow
Alexander Thompson, b. in VA, married 8 Feb 1817 to Margaret Dickison. Son John Thompson b. circa 1822 in VA (now WV). Family journal says Alexander "came to Jackson County OH early in its history." Anyone heard of him?
DATE: 05/29/1997 SUBMITTER: Rene A. Retterer
Reference 180 Jackson County, Ohio census, showing Isaac Baker, page 149 from Franklin Township; looking for any other family members or any other information on this family.
DATE: 05/29/1997 SUBMITTER: Velma
I'm searching for Stephen A. Speakman who died in Lyons Ne. but is not buried there. His first wife is buried there in Jackson ,Jackson Co. Ohio is all that is written for us. Our family is wondering if Stephen is buried by his first wife. He was born in Jan 29, 1815 and died Aug. 23, 1897. His wife name is Elizabeth Malinda Winfough. She was born in 1822 and died April 1858.
DATE: 05/28/1997 SUBMITTER: Catherine Renschler
Nathaniel HAYES married Sally DETTY Dec 1837 in Jackson CO. She died by 1847 when he married Ruth CLARK in Jackson CO. Who were Sally's parents? Hibert NEWELL will dated 1828 died Jackson CO. His daughter Rachel married Isaac HAYES in Ross CO. Searching for NEWELL descendants.
DATE: 05/28/1997 SUBMITTER: Ray Jennings
I am trying to find any info on a James Boyd SHOVER(YATES). He was the father of Thomas Franklin SHOVER(YATES). I know he Married a Mary Ann COLEMAN but know only that Had 9 Children one was Thomas Franklin SHOVER(YATES). My problen is I believe he had a Stepfather named Yates who was drawing some kind of Pension and seems all Shovers after this went by YATES and Shover. Would love to solve that mystery why even today they go by both names and they don't even know why. Any help would be greatly appreciated. This is my wifes 2Ggrandfather.
DATE: 05/28/1997 SUBMITTER: Mary Campbell
Looking for any information on Flora Roach who married Thomas Oliver 7-28-1829 Jackson Co.,Ohio. I am looking for Flora's parents and where they were from. Any help on this line would be great.
DATE: 05/28/1997 SUBMITTER: Sally Williams
I'm looking for the parents of James Haslett, born 1827 in Ireland, died 1864 in Coalton, Jackson Co., Ohio. He married Nannie McKinnis, and had 2 children: Charles and Ida. His mother's name may be Catherine Philston, and his father's name is unknown. He is buried in the Coalton cemetery.
DATE: 05/27/1997 SUBMITTER: Dennis Morgan Brown
My Jackson County Connection is through my g-g-g-grandfather, Richard Morgan, my g-g-grandfather, David Llewelyn Morgan and my g-g-g-grandfather Thomas Jones and Mary Jones Morgan. Desire correspondence with descendants of: David Llewelyn Morgan b: 8/7/1831, Wales; d: 10/21/1918, Jackson Co & Mary (Jones) Morgan b: 3/4/1832, Pittsburgh,PA; d: 6/11/1911, Jackson Co.
DATE: 05/27/1997 SUBMITTER: Randy Sue McKeever
Dennis and Ann McKEEVER and children Hannah, Ellen, Augustine (Male) Dennis M. Hugh F., Frederick and Joseph, appear in the 1860 census of Milton Township of Jackson county. Dennis's age is listed as 51 and his birthplace is listed as Pennsylvania as is all of the family. Can anyone tell me if he is related to Daniel E ( born in Ireland ) but 1 year older than Dennis. They are all listed in the same township and county census. This would help with the theory of how the family came to Ohio. We have been told that there are a number of McKeevers buried in Wellston and Jackson County. We only knew of the ones buried at Keenan Cemetery. Any help would be GREATLY appreciated! Thank you very much. Sincerely yours, Randy Sue McKeever 1945 Hillcrest Drive Coshocton, Ohio 43812
DATE: 05/27/1997 SUBMITTER: Hallie Smeltz Martinson
Drusilla Throckmorton (Throgmorton) b 1813 VA d 1875 in Jackson, Ohio m James Crabtree b Nov 24, 1811 d April 9, 1894. They were m Aug 17, 1831 in Jackson, Ohio both buried Bethesda Cemetery. The only child we found to date is Drusilla Crabtree b. Aug 21, 1848 in Jackson, Ohio d Aug 21, 1924 in CO, Married James Keairns b May 26, 1847 Jackson, Ohio d Jan. 05, 1909 in CO. Tombstone says: CO. A 1st Ohio Heavy Artillery. 1 daughter, that we know of: Minnie Keairns b Nov. 26, 1878 in Ohio, d April 26, 1917 in CO. She married Charles Grant Smeltz of Carrollton, Ohio 7 Sept 1896. I have been unable to find where they married. I am hoping in your area. Nancy Norris was Charles Grant Smeltz's mother, his father was Peter. Any inf. you have, would be greatly appreciated.
DATE: 05/23/1997 SUBMITTER: Mary Ann Corder
Seeking any information on the LEGO family that came from Pa. to the Jackson Co. area in the 1880's. William Thomas LEGO and wife Mary LOOKER had a daughter Clara Ema LEGO who m. George CULP/KOLB in 1882. Willam and Mary later moved to Toledo, Ohio where he died in 1895.
DATE: 05/23/1997 SUBMITTER: Paul Burris
I am attempting to make a link between a Burris lineage. I want to know if the William Burris listed in the U.S. Census of 1790 for North Carolina and showing a residence in Surry County, NC is the same one that later moved to Ohio sometime between 1790 and 1810. William Burris, born betwen 1750 and 1760 in NC married Sarah Poore in NC. They had a son named George born in 1790 in either NC or VA on Feb 12, 1790, and who married Lydia Ewing of Pacqhontus, Ohio (not sure about spelling of this town). They latter moved to Missouri and later burried in Mitchelville, MO. The son of George and Lydia is John Burris, born Nov 28, 1822 in Winchester, Jackson Co, Ohio and is my grandfather's grandfather. How might I learn if the Surry Co., NC William Burris is the same that moved to Jackson Co., Ohio?
DATE: 05/23/1997 SUBMITTER: Marlene Vititoe
Searching for anything on the above names of Jackson County around Wellston area. August Schettler married Anna Mueller they were my great granparents buried in Ridgewood Cemetery. Also on the Long side I have traced it back to a William Adam Long married to a Sarah Zinn both died in 1898 had 14 children can anyone give a clue they are, Margaret, Isaac (my great great granpa) married to a Catherine, Stephen, Samuel,Lewis, Adam, Charlie, Octavo, Abraham, George, William, Charlotte, Mary, Carrie. Also my other great grandmother Minnie Phillips Waldron Coppock, don't know anything about my great grandfather Abe Waldron, after he died she married a Coppock don't know his name.
DATE: 05/22/1997 SUBMITTER: Brandy Alford
I am researching William VITITO (or VITTITO, VITITOE, etc.) b. Abt. 1832, who was living in Lawrence County in the 1860s. His wife, Leah Johnson (listed as Leandes in Census) b. Abt 1832. They had these children as of 1860 Census: Nancy Ellen (b. June 30, 1851), Geoge W. (b. Abt 1854), John W. (b. Abt 1856), Anderson (b. Abt. 1858), and Lucinda (b. Abt. 1860). Does anyone have ANY information on them? I haven't had time to come to Lawrence County to check out anything about them yet. Any information would be helpful!
DATE: 05/22/1997 SUBMITTER: Norm Schneider
Looking for information on my Great GrandParents, Eli MARTINand Sarah SHOEMAKER or SHUMAKER, who had three children including Caroline Josephine (17AUG1884), Will and Moses.
DATE: 05/22/1997 SUBMITTER: Dave Osborne
Requesting any information on the surname OSBORN and related spellings. I am especially interested in any information on Andrew J. Osborn(e) who died 24Jun1885 in Jackson Co. and was married to Iva D. SPRIGGS.
DATE: 05/19/1997 SUBMITTER: Carol Logan
Looking for information on parents of Andrew CROOKS b 7 Jan 1809 Washington Co. PA d 22 Feb 1888 Tazewell Co. IL married on 7 Jul 1832 in Beaver Co. PA to Elizabeth Ann ANDERSON b 18 JUl 1815 Beaver Co. PA d 28 June 1883 Tazewell Co. IL. Their children born in Beaver Co. PA: Henry Harrison b 9 Feb 1836, William J. b 2 Nov 1837, Mary Jane b 24 May 1839, Thomas Andeson b 22 Nov 1840. Born In Jackson Co. OH: Alexander b 23 June 1842, Matilda b 20 Jan 1844, Robert Henry b 25 Dec 1845, Clarrisa Davis b 31 Aug 1847, Andrew b 15 Mar 1849, David H. b 20 Oct 1850, Franklin Poerce b 2 Jul 1852, Lewis A. b 7 Jul 1854, James Buchanan b 4 Mar 1856, Samuel b 2 June 1858.
DATE: 05/19/1997 SUBMITTER: Randy Sue McKeever
McKEEVER Frank was the first baby born in Wellston after it became a town. (DOB June 13, 1875) He was the son of Thomas and Martha DEMPSEY McKEEVER. He lived in Wellston for his first 30 years and then moved to Marion Ohio. His wife's name was Cora ? and we think they had 3 children. Frank died in 1931 according to a newspaper article and is buried in the Wellston cemetery. Can anyone tell me more about Frank and Cora and their 3 children? Also where is the Wellston Cemetery? Randy Sue McKeever, 1945 Hillcrest Drive Coshocton, Ohio 43812.
DATE: 05/19/1997 SUBMITTER: Jeff A. Wilbur
I am attempting to locate information regarding Absalom McManaway (1841-aft1920) and his wife, Mary Saltsman (1843-bef1900). The were both born in PA, but died in Jackson Co.
DATE: 05/19/1997 SUBMITTER: Julie
This is really not a query, but a message to let you know I have a good deal of info on the family names DAWSON-HUGHES-CLAAR-JONES of Jackson Co OH. Please email me if you need info on these names. I may be able to help.
DATE: 05/14/1997 SUBMITTER: Curt Smith
I am seeking information about my great-great-great grandparents George Smith (1788-1859) and Hannah Shelton (1803-1860), who settled on a farm located on what now is the west side of Emory-Jimes Road in Madison Township. Also, information about any of their children - William, Thomas, Charles, Ann, John, Miriam - would be appreciated. I'm also researching another pair of great-great-great grandparents, William Armstrong (1790-1865) and Sarah Armstrong (1795-?), who also lived in Madison Township. I'll be happy to share information with anyone.
DATE: 05/14/1997 SUBMITTER: Rita Ray
Looking for Levi Cavey family wife Margaret, children John W., Mary. They said Levi came from Maryland and Margaret from Pennsylvania. Mary was born in Carrolll Co then married a Shepherd divorced him and married Judge Grimes in Jackson County. Our family says John W. our gr grandfather, changed our name from THAW to Cavey and it cost him $500 to do so. They were from Germany and did not like the Kaiser and wanted the German name changed. In records someplace it should tell of this name change. They were in CArroll Co a long time. Then came to Jackson County. I would like to have a picture of Mary Cavey Grimes and Judge Grimes. Any info on CAVEY appreciated.
DATE: 05/14/1997 SUBMITTER: Rita Ray
Ruth White born 7 May 1773 Maryland died 1 February 1854 Jackson County in the Campbell Cemetery up by the Fairgreens Country Club in Lick Twp. They said she was an English lady. My gr gr grandfather John W. Cavey owned land in Liberty Twp next to Wm White as of a survey apr. 1869. In an article in the Journal Herald "He voted for John Quincy Adams" It gave the names of Ruth White's parents as Nancy and John White.In Greenbrier Va.in 1795 John White bought land. On tax lists John White seems to be in the same vicinity as Jacob Miller (her husband). In 1796 John White was living next to Isaac Wiseman with a John Thompson on the other side of John White. Winnie Thompson married Jacob Miller Jr. and is buried in the Campbell Cemetery.
DATE: 05/09/1997 SUBMITTER: Donald A. Poland
I am looking for information about, and the parents of, my great great grandparents - Gerrard or Girrard Jones and his wife. The 1840 U.S. Census indicates a Gerrard Jones lived in Jackson County; he and his wife are listed as "between 20 and 30," with two females and one male under age five. My Gerrard Jones's wife's maiden name was Mary Ward; their children's names were Mahala, Anna and Harry. The family does not appear in any Ohio census index for 1850 or 1860 or 1870. The story, passed on from one generation to the next, is that Gerrard owned some land around Buena Vista, Clark County, and that he lost it and then disappeared. The children were placed in an orphanage around 1845. No one knows what happened to Mary Ward Jones. An obit, or a story in a newspaper, is my only hope of finding them. Any help will be most appreciated. Postal address: 8228 Post Road, Allison Park, PA 15101.
DATE: 05/09/1997 SUBMITTER: Thomas A. Caulley
Looking for descendants of Harrison COWLEY (or one of the above spelling variations) who, acording to his military records died in Jackson Co, Ohio between 1890 and 1896. His wife, Eliza J. SLACK remarried to Clinton C. RAY IN 1896. Children of Harrison and Eliza COWLEY were Eva b 1881, Nellie b. 1882, George b. 1885, Louie b 1887, and Lesley b. 1890. Any and all help appreciated.
DATE: 05/09/1997 SUBMITTER: J.K.McLaughlin
I am looking for information on my ancestors: Aaron McLaughlin (1818-1891), Andrew Jackson McLaughlin (1847-????), Emma California McLaughlin (????-1929),Ahila Ann Corn McLaughlin (married Aaron on 9/1/1841 and died 1864), and Charles William McLaughlin (1884-1949).
DATE: 04/27/1997 SUBMITTER: Rita Ray
I am looking for the parents of Lydia Thompson born June 3, 1821 died February 23, 1898. She married Samuel W. Miller. Lydia's last name might be Daniels? not Thompson. I am not sure. They are buried in the Campbell cemetery Lick Twp up by the country club. Jacob Miller married Ruth White an English lady in Pennsylvania. He is also buried in Campbell cemetery. Can you help with one?
DATE: 04/27/1997 SUBMITTER: Mary Campbell
Looking for the parents of Charles Oliver that married Jane Mackley in Jackson co., Ohio.
DATE: 04/27/1997 SUBMITTER: Val
Two Claar sisters married two POOR boys. Rebecca CLAAR m. Alexander POOR. Lydia CLAAR m. William T. POOR. I am trying to find the location of their burial, dates of death anything you may have.
DATE: 04/22/1997 SUBMITTER: Mike Green
I am researching the above family names in Vinton and Jackson Counties. I am extreamly interested in the GREENs.
DATE: 04/22/1997 SUBMITTER: Barb Cook
I am interested in any information about my great-grandparents: Mary Ellen Ewing, daughter of Henry Ewing. She was born in Ohio in about 1844. Her father was born in Maryland and her mother in Pennsylvania. She married in Jackson Co on February 13, 1864 to Enoch Owens. Enoch was born in Pennsylvania as were both of his parents. Enoch and Mary Ellen moved to Nebraska in about 1867 to homestead and later to Oklahoma.
DATE: 04/14/1997 SUBMITTER: Rita Ray
Hiram Parish lived in Liberty Twp (windy city) Jackson County Ohio He was my gr grandfather. married Martha Martin, both buried in cemetery by Hammertown lake. His father was Sam? Parish. Looking for more imformation. Hiram parish was born Mar,1858,married Martha Martin 1881 died Jackson County Ohio Feb.2,1928. Sons Jesse,Otto,Ed Chance Any info appreciated.
DATE: 04/14/1997 SUBMITTER: Norm Schneider
Interested in information on the family of William (Wilheim) BENTINE, born in Germany abt 1817. He married Sophia Smith and settled in the Township of Jefferson, Jackson County and raised a large family of abt 10 children, including my GGrandmother Mary (or Maria) Elizabeth, b. 13 SEPT 1853.
DATE: 04/14/1997 SUBMITTER: Ruthanne Givens
I am interested in info regarding the Givens family. They came to Jackson County in 1809 with the Mitchell family. William Givens was a Judge and involved with the Salt works. This would be my ggg-grandfather. Any information would be appreciated.
DATE: 04/14/1997 SUBMITTER: Joyce A. Kelley
I am researching the following surnames in Jackson Co.: REYNOLDS, MUNYON, MARTIN, MILAR (MUELLER), DARLING, OVERLY AND PERRY
DATE: 04/11/1997 SUBMITTER: Mary Campbell
I am looking for information on John Wallace and Sally Faulkner. Sally's parents are Daniel Faulkner and Nancy Dunlap. Any help on the children of John and Sally would be great.
DATE: 04/11/1997 SUBMITTER: Mary Campbell
Looking for information on Mary Bumgarner m. John McIntyre who are the parents of Hulda McIntyre. Hulda married Charles Oliver and is the 1850 census for Jackson co., Ohio. I have been trying to find out where they are were married at. All I know is that they both were born in Va. At this time all I know is that Charles died in 1868. I do not know where. His father Thomas Oliver is buried in Franklin TWP in Jackson co. The name is St Zoin cementary. Would like to find more information on who is buried there.
DATE: 04/11/1997 SUBMITTER: Paul & Dora Clary
We are researching William J. LEONARD, b. 4 Sep 1814 Harrison, Ky who m. 30 Dec 1835 Lawrence Co., OH a Rebecca WALLACE. William J. Leonard d. 8 Jan 1898 and Rebecca Leonard d. 27 Nov 1905 both in Jefferson Twp.,Jackson Co., OH. Their son David James Leonard m. 7 Jan 1872 Jackson Co., OH a Mary (Artemis) Coon. Both born in Jackson Co., OH.
DATE: 04/08/1997 SUBMITTER: Marjorie F. Mayes
Do you have anything in your birth and death records for the families of Charles Bailes (sometimes written Baileys) & Austin Bailes. They were residing in Liberty Twp in 1880 and 1900 census. These families migrated from West Va to Jackson Co, OH, in the latter part of the 1860s, I am particularly interested in the death date for Wilson Bailes/Baileys, father of Charles & Austin. He is buried in the Limerick Cemetery but the dates for him are all confused. He was in the War of 1812 and died circa 1876.
DATE: 04/08/1997 SUBMITTER: Nancy C. Adkins
I am researching the WILLARD SORRELLS who married HATY VAN BIBBER family. They had a daughter in 1828 in Wellston, Jackson Co. Ohio. Did one of their daughters marry ABRAM PHELPS? I would appreciate any help. I will gladly share information.
DATE: 04/08/1997 SUBMITTER: Sandra Quinn
I have done research and would like to share with other Jackson County researchers of the Lantz surname, 1800's. I also have research on Isaac Maines who lived in Jackson and Ross Co. in the 1850's and fought in the civil war.
DATE: 04/08/1997 SUBMITTER: Josie Adams
SURNAMES: Haslett, Rau, Rowe, McGhee, McKinnis, Lively, Ebersbach, Hippel
I am researching the following names is Jackson County: Haslett, Rau, Rowe, McGhee, McKinnis, Lively, Ebersbach, and Hippel.
DATE: 04/08/1997 SUBMITTER: Tom Robeson
I am seeking info on the parents of Daniel D JONES b.1833 Wales d. 16-Feb-1912 buried at Bethel Cemetery, Jackson Co. m. 4-Jul-1857 to Anna D HOPKINS b. July 1837 Wales? d. 1920 Bethel Cemetery. Children; Isaac O, William D, Lewis, John, David D (m.Mary Elizabeth REESE), Hannah Jane, Thomas D, Hopkin D, Elizabeth, and Griffith JONES. Also would like info on Anna's parents are they also buried at Bethel Cemetery?
DATE: 04/08/1997 SUBMITTER: Sandy Hawley
Looking to share information with descendants of William H. PRICE b. 1812 in Burris, Jackson Co., OH. William married Jane ? and had the following children: James, Malinda, Nancy, Rachel, Electra, & William Thurman. (William Thurman) is my direct ancestor. The father of William H. Price was Richard H. PRICE. William H. Price shows up in the 1850 census in Milton Twp., Jackson Co., OH.
DATE: 04/07/1997 SUBMITTER: Cindy Klein
I have an Alexander Ellsworth Mincks listed in an 1850 and 1851 Ohio Census in Milton Twp. Jackson Co. He was married to Sarah Anniliza (surname unknown). No birth or death dates. They had 6 kids: Enie, Elb, John, Mary, Marvey and William Alexander. William Alexander Mincks was born Jan. 19, 1864 in Ohio. By 1883 he was in Greene Co. Mo. married to a Dora Elizabeth York. Thanks for any help with this surname.
DATE: 04/07/1997 SUBMITTER: Dotty Guerrera
I'm trying to find a military record for Jacob Morris/Moses Gee, born March 10, 1849, served in the Civil War in the Army, and died in Wellston, Jackson County, on July 13, 1928.
DATE: 04/07/1997 SUBMITTER: George B. Lusk
Seeking information on John Charles Fields b. 16 OCT 1847, Jackson, Ohio son of Benjamin and Harriet W. Fields.
DATE: 04/07/1997 SUBMITTER: Linda Wallace
THOMPSON, Stewart b. 1805 OH, married Susanna SALTS in Jackson Co. 1837. Moved to Lincoln, IL by 1853. Looking for ancestors of Stewart. They MAY have been from Maryland. Any links or help will be greeted with joy.
DATE: 04/07/1997 SUBMITTER: Paul and Dora Clary
We are researching a George Louis COON b. 2 Aug 1828 Gallia Co., OH and wife Sarah A. BRYAN b. 8 Sep 1831 probably Gallia Co., OH. They later moved to Scioto Co., OH.
DATE: 04/07/1997 SUBMITTER: Paul and Dora Clary
We are researching a William James LEONARD b 4 Sep 1814 Harrison Co., KY who married 30 Dec 1835 in Lawrence Co., OH to Rebecca WALLACE. They later moved on to Jackson and Scioto Co., OH.
DATE: 04/07/1997 SUBMITTER: Jim Ibaugh
Looking for any information on Samuel H. Stephenson, born 1836, died in Wellston Feb. 1910. Civil War veteran , 90th Ohio Volunteer Infantry, married Barbara Devault in 1869 and had nine children. Sam and Barbara's children were Edward, Hezekiah, Benjamin, Lon, Clarence, Claddy, Mayme, Charles and Walter. Mayme was my Grandmother.
DATE: 04/07/1997 SUBMITTER: Kathy Fitzpatrick
Robert FITZPATRICK b.1824 d.1890 married Rebecca Huston b. 1826 d.1910. Buried in Jackson Co. OH.Would like information on both sets of parents and any other family information.
DATE: 04/01/1997 SUBMITTER: Chris Miller
Seek information on family of Eliza Ward, b. 1844. Married William Smith in Jackson County, Ohio. Eliza Ward was the dau. of Abram and Sophia Ward, possibly of Jackson County.
DATE: 04/01/1997 SUBMITTER: Lockwood Family
I am looking for information on the Newport and Sams families. William Sams and his wife Catherine Slaughter moved to Ohio in the 1870's from Greensboro N.C. James Mewport and his wife Martha Simpson were Irish Catholic immigrants prior to 1853. Both families are in the 1880 Lick township census rolls (both were big families) and my mother believes all four are burried in the Jackson area. Any help would be appreciated.
DATE: 03/20/1997 SUBMITTER: Linda Wallace
Looking for ancestors of Stewart Thompson, b. 1805 OH married Susanna Salts in 1837 in Jackson Co. OH.
DATE: 03/19/1997 SUBMITTER: Sandra Nunley
James NOEL b 2 Jan 1811 in Virginia, md Mary Ann "Polly" CLARK 2 Dec 1841. Mary Ann died 25 Jan 1863. They had a daughter Susan Lucy NOEL b 22 Jan 1847 in Jackson, Jackson County, OH. If you have info on this family, please contact me.
DATE: 03/19/1997 SUBMITTER: Mary Campbell
I am looking for information on William Silvy that shows up in the 1820 census for Jackson co., Ohio. They are also listed in the 1850 census for Jackson Co., Ohio with his family William Silvy 59,Margaret Roach Silvy 56,Jame 29,William 26, Rebecca 19, Mary 17, Anna 15, and Andrew Silvy. All I know is that William and his wife Margaret die in MO. Are at least what I have been told. Margaret is the daughter of Jereminah Roach and Elizabeth Null. Jereminah is my gggg-grandfather. Any help on this line will be great .
DATE: 03/19/1997 SUBMITTER: Mary Campbell
I am looking for the parents of the following children that are listed in the 1850 census for Jackson county living with a family by the last name of Romine. Archubel Faulkner 15,Daniel Faulkner 15,James Faulkner 12,Leonard Faulkner 10,Rebeca Faulkner 8,Nancy Faulkner 6. Any help on this line will be great.
DATE: 03/17/1997 SUBMITTER: Eloine Chesnut
Info William NELSON, brother of Ross NELSON, both born about 1780's, early residents of Jackson County. Children of William - Moses NELSON b.1806 VA ,married Mary (Polly) CHILDERS, dau of Shadrick CHILDERS; Elizabeth NELSON, b. abt. 1804 KY m. Samuel BUNN.
DATE: 03/17/1997 SUBMITTER: Wendy White
Charlotte JOHNSON born Massachusetts, married Isaac VANDUSEN, also born Massachusetts. They moved to Jackson County, Ohio where Isaac died in 1822. Charlotte remarried to Almond LAIR. Charlotte is listed as a widow in the 1850 census in Franklin Township. Her children: Abner, Clarentine, Sophia, Susanna and Downing. When and where did Charlotte die? Where is she buried? When and where did Abner (married Clarissa MINARD), Clarentine (married David SHEWARD) and Susanna (married Ayers PILES, Levi PILES and James BROOKS) die? Where are they buried?
DATE: 03/13/1997 SUBMITTER: LaNelle Landrum
Seeking information on Mary Ann FINN b 1847, England, m Elzy LANDDRUM 1873; Julia ACORD b 1823, VA, m Elzy LANDRUM 1841; Nancy PEYATT b 1833, WV, m Albert Franklin MANNERING/MANRING 1891; Looking for parents of John R. MANNERING b 1816, Gallia Co., m 1)Martha KIERS, 2) Laura Jane WOODRUFF; and William Charles MANRING b 1815 (Gallia Co?), m Sarah Ann Shields.
DATE: 03/13/1997 SUBMITTER: Ed Shafer
John F Rigdon, Jackson County 1830 and later, glad to share information.
DATE: 03/12/1997 SUBMITTER: Sharon Ledsome
I am looking info on Hugh Gates. He was married to Christina Cooper poss around 1880.Christina was the daughter of William Cooper and Lydia Woolum.Hugh and Christina were on the 1900 Lawrence Cty census. Cannot find parents of Hugh or place of marriage. Hugh died in Jackson Cty in 1906. Death cert. said he was born in Gallia Cty.The only other reference to a Hugh Gates I've found is on the 1860 Law. Cty. census - lists Hugh Gates 7 yrs old living with an elderly couple named Henry and Martha Cumpston. Would appreciate any info.
DATE: 03/12/1997 SUBMITTER: Liz Quigg
I have been told that my grandfather, Will N. Kelley, was born in Jackson, Ohio in June 1878 or 1879 to James Kelley. He had an older brother, George. His mother may have died in childbirth. Looking for any information.
DATE: 03/12/1997 SUBMITTER: Scott Finley
Specifically, my great-great-great grandmother was Elizabeth Gahm who was reportedly born in Jackson County on February 2, 1840. I am trying to get information on her parents, John Gahm and Elizabeth Beck. I know John Gahm lived from 1806 to 1868 but I am trying to find out his birthplace and parents, as well as Elizabeth's birth and death dates, birthplace and parents.
DATE: 03/12/1997 SUBMITTER: Donald Kusler
I am looking for info on: WILLIAM WARE, born June 18, 1805 married MARY VERNON born Dec. 20, 1807. Their children were: ANDERSON, RICHARD, TINSLEY V., MARION, ALSEY, SMILEY, CLARINDA,RILEY, LUCINDA & HARRISON. They were all born in Jackson County, Ohio. The WARES' lived in Polk County, Mo. SMILEY WARE married PHEBE TAYLOR in Long Lane, Mo. & their children were: RACHEL ANN, BERTTIE, & EMMA. Will gladly share any information.
DATE: 03/12/1997 SUBMITTER: Tina O'Neill
I'm looking for information on a John Morgan Jackson who died in Jackson Co., Ohio in or around 1960-63. He would have been about 87 or 88.
DATE: 03/12/1997 SUBMITTER: James Yarger
Looking for ancesrters of Benjamin Yarger (M) 2-21-1828 (B)1-05-1805 in penns. Married Hannah Hall her father was William Hall. They was married in Hillsboro. Had a son Hugh Yarger (B) 6-07-1837 born in Jackson Co.
DATE: 03/05/1997 SUBMITTER: Marta Hurst
HORTON, Henry Lewis /son of Lewis HORTON, son of John HORTON, son of Joseph HORTON /1759 to present / England, Virginia, Ohio, USA / Henry Lewis HORTON was my greatgrandfather. He was born 1838-1860 in JACKSON COUNTY, OHIO (possibly in Oak Hill?). Henry married Julia Elizabeth WILSON. Would like to know more information/accurate dates for Henry and his children.
DATE: 03/02/1997 SUBMITTER: Hilda E Yinger
Am researching the surname YINGER. Would like to correspond with others who are interested and will share information. Hilda E Yinger, 2740 Adamsville Road, Zanesville OH 43701-8461
DATE: 03/02/1997 SUBMITTER: Wendy White
Joel W. REYNOLDS (b. ca 1811 in Virginia) married Mary Jane DELANEY (b. ca 1827 in Ohio) 21 October 1843 in Jackson County, OH. Joel must have died sometime between the 1860 census and 1862 because Mary Jane remarried to a James COCHRAN in Jackson County, OH on 25 December 1862. When and where did Joel die? Where is he buried? When and where did Mary Jane die and where is she buried? Who were Joel's parents?
DATE: 03/02/1997 SUBMITTER: Bob Ingram
Looking for info on Louis P. Wendel and Drusilla Vanmeter m.29 May 1880 Jackson County Oh. Need birth dates, parents and any other information available.
DATE: 03/02/1997 SUBMITTER: David C. Watts
I'm in search of a death or burial record of one NANCY (COLE) WATTS who lived in the county, just east of Jackson in or abt. 1836, dying there betw. 1836 and 1839. She was the 1st wife of John Watts Jr, had four children, John III, Amos Cole Watts, Eliz Catherine, and Samuel Watts. The family had a Fruit farm on "the main road east of Jackson", says my great aunt, who wrote the family history in 1948. However, I have NO evidence of her existence yet. I hope to come to the area this year and hope to have a destination in mind. Nancy was born between 1801 and 1813, grew up in Gallipolis, OH. Wed WATTS about 1815 to 1820. Would greatly appreciate any guidence you could offer, or a lead of some sort.
DATE: 03/02/1997 SUBMITTER: DonW
Looking for information on Cora Manning born 1866 died 5/13/1950 and "Red" Daniel Manning born 1872 died 4/15/1943. Both were residents of Jackson City? Also anyone named Stull.
DATE: 03/02/1997 SUBMITTER: David C. Kester
Eutsler. Any information that you may have would be appreciated.
DATE: 03/02/1997 SUBMITTER: Kathy Davis
Looking for info on any SHOEMAKER who lived in Jackson county in the 1800's. Joseph SHOEMAKER was married to a Mary BURNSIDE in 1858 in Jackson, Jackson county. They had 9 children- Oscar, Sophi, Sarah, Grant, Jimmy, John, Ada, and Josephine. Any information would be greatly appreciated
DATE: 03/02/1997 SUBMITTER: Kathy Bagwell
Do you have any information on David Mackley, longtime editor of the Jackson Standard? In the the history of Jackson County, there was an article by Mr. Williams about the Solomon Mackley house in which it stated that Solomon was an uncle of David Mackley. I would greatly appreciate it if you could give me any information on David Mackley's parents and possibly when he died. Also, I have been researching the Kelleys from Jackson County. If you have any information on the Kelley family, this would greatly aid my research.
DATE: 02/25/1997 SUBMITTER: Judith Watson
Looking for information on John Kelly b 1840 Jackson Co. Ohio, md Hester Ann Jenkins, daughter of John Jenkins and Anna Yeager, 4 July 1866 in Jackson Co. According to family tradition John Kelly and brothers were adopted by Kellys after parents killed in runaway buggy. Not sure if true. His death certificate lists father as William Kelly and mother as Nancy Faulkner. Would like any dates and information on John Kelly, John Jenkins, and Anna Yeager. Will exchange.
DATE: 02/25/1997 SUBMITTER: Patricia Blevins
I'm looking for any information about my grandfathers; John Miller came to the US from Scotland/Ireland I'm told. His son Ira built the Blacksmith shop/Mill at Ray, Ohio. Ira passed the Mill down to his son George Miller, who was married to Mae/May-?spelling Brown, and he sold the place to the Harper family. George's son Otto married Sylvia Idella Harper. Her father was Perry Allen Harper. He ran the blacksmith shop and farmed. Perry had a grape harbor that was started from a twig. This twig was given to him as a thank-you for a meal by a hobo he and his wife Ellie Dozier had fed. Perry's farm was located on the county Road that runs from Rt 327 at Ray, Ohio down to Leo, Ohio. The property was noted for it's caves and cliffs as well. Otto and Sylvia gave me my beloved father Marvin Lester Miller. He had a great uncle named Ben Miller. I believe this was a brother to Ira. If you have any information or suggestions please let me know.
DATE: 02/25/1997 SUBMITTER: Val
I you run across any history on the POOR families of Jackson Co or the RADCLIFF family of Jackson please let me know. I'll take anything on either family showing how they are related. A family tree anything. I have ordered every will, deed and obit available. Now I can only rely on a family history somewhere.
DATE: 02/25/1997 SUBMITTER: Kevin Culp
Samuel B. LEGO, b. ~1804-17 PA. arrived Jackson Co. ~1830-45. Lafayette SOUDER, b. ~1820 PA arrived in Jackson Co ~1840-45. WHIT(T) families from VA arrived Jackson Co. ~1780-1810. Have much data on families to share.
DATE: 02/25/1997 SUBMITTER: George Marshall
Researching Laird. Jessie was past Mayor of Jackson. He married Mary Marshall in Pickaway county. They Settled in Jackson and lived out their lives there. Other connections are Eisnaugle.
DATE: 02/25/1997 SUBMITTER: Mary Campbell
Looking for information on John Roach b.1826-1827 in Ohio m. Minerva Phillips b. abt 1833 m. 8-29-1850 children; Joseph Roach b.abt 1852, Samuel Roach b. abt 1854, Margaret J. Roach b. abt 1857, Jereminah Roach b. 1859-1862, Sarah J. Roach b. 1860-1861, Milton Roach b. 1864, Hanner Roach b. abt 1866, Ida F. Roach b. abt 1867, William E. Roach b. 1869-1870, and Martha Ann Roach b. abt 1873 m. James Sherman Oliver m. 1-23-1890 in Jackson co., OH. Any help on this family will be great.
DATE: 02/18/1997 SUBMITTER: Dee Yetter
Looking for surname Conrath. Father was Henry Conrath. Children that I am aware of Michael Adam born 8-13-1883, Frank birthdate unknown, John birthdate unknown. I know that Michael married Catherine Kleinhaus. Do not know Henry's wife's name or where they were born. Suspect Henry was born in Germany or Holland.
DATE: 02/18/1997 SUBMITTER: Michael S. Caldwell
I'm searching for the family of Jacob STIFFLER of Franklin Township. He appeared in the 1850 census of Franklin Township as follows: Jacob STIFLER, 73, Farmer, $400, b. Pa., Sarah, 72, Pa., Mary Ann, 13, Pa., John, 11, Pa. Nearby were the families of several sons: Paul age 37 and his wife Mary; Henry age 33 and his wife Nancy; George age 29 and his wife Julia. I have more and will share with any interested parties. E-mail at msc@juno.com or smockfaced@aol.com
DATE: 02/18/1997 SUBMITTER: Beckie Rawdon
Seeking information on descendants of Caleb ALEXANDER b 1809 in Virginia. He lived in Jackson county, OH by 1830. He married Susan COZAD on Feb 21 1844 and Mary Jane CALLAGHAN on 20 Nov 1845. Have information to share. Just need to fill in the holes of descendants.
DATE: 02/18/1997 SUBMITTER: Mary Campbell
I am looking for the following couples that married in Jackson Co., Ohio: Edmond Roach m.Nadona Burt 4-12-1866, John Roach m.Patsy Corn 2-11-1830. Joseph Roach m. Margarett Elliott 5-1-1829, T.W.Roach m.N.J.Larison 8-8-1857, William Roach m. Rachel Herring 1-17-1848.
DATE: 02/18/1997 SUBMITTER: Mary Campbell
I am looking for information on the Dawson family with the following family. Moses Dawson m. Sally Clark. The children were : Nelson R.b.1823 OH, Sivriller Jane b.1824 OH, Pestima b. 1826 OH, Nancy A. b.1827 OH, Florina , Jasonie b.1831 OH, Tsena b.1834 OH, Cindemilla b.1836 OH, Giles K. b. 1838 OH, Sally Jane b.1845 OH, William H. b.1840, and Moses F. b. 1848 OH.
DATE: 02/12/1997 SUBMITTER: Thomas E. Smalley
My Great-Grandfather John W. Smalley last appears in the Lawrence county census for 1870. He was 47 years old at the time so he was born 1822-1823. His wife Rececca Collier Smalley was 32 years old at the time,but I think she was born in Lawrence in 1837 and married on Aug 03, 1856 in Lawrence county. I think John W. Smalley was born in Ohio but dont know where. I have no other information on them. Their children were Joseph F. Smalley; John Smalley; Annie L Smalley; Sarah A. Smalley, Nancy L. Smalley and James A. Smalley.
DATE: 02/12/1997 SUBMITTER: Robert A. Ingram
Looking for information on Frank WENDELL AND Drusilla VANMETER. They would have been born middle or early 1800's.
DATE: 02/12/1997 SUBMITTER: Sue Crane
Looking for any information on the family of Robert STARLING/STERLING, who lived in Scioto Twp, Jackson County in 1840 per that census. Household was 1 M 70-80 (Robert) and 1 M 20-30 (probably his son Robert). The younger Robert married Sarah ____ and was in Lawrence Co, OH by 1850. The elder Robert probably died in Jackson Co. Another son, Stephen, also possible resident. Sue Crane, P.O. Box 445, Edwardsburg, MI 49112, (616) 663-6363.
DATE: 02/12/1997 SUBMITTER: Cherie Clark
I've just started doing some research on a Jackson County family named Larwood. They were there at least by 1880 (maybe earlier, I still need to look at older census records) and part of the family was still there as late as 1920 as far as I have looked.
DATE: 02/10/1997 SUBMITTER: Starlene Oary Pana
We're looking for the surname of OURY, OWRY. Francis OURY was married in Jackson County in 1818. We're needing to find out his children names. FRANCIS OURY married FRANKY HUGHBANBS. We think this was his 2nd marriage. The Children we're looking for is CHRISTOPHER, ADAM, and HANNAH. Christopher got married in Knox Country OHIO in 1840 to a SARAH BECKWITH.
DATE: 02/10/1997 SUBMITTER: Mary Campbell
I am looking for information on William Oliver that married Cinderella Dawson 8-21-1858 ,Jackson Co., Ohio. Any help on the surname Dawson would be great.
DATE: 02/09/1997 SUBMITTER: John W. Emmitt
I am seeking the parents siblings of James Isaac Miller born 11 Apr. 1834. M 3 Aug 1854, 27 Aug 1664 and 23 Dec 1880. The last two wives were Mary Whaley and Margaret Whaley sisters from Liberty Twp. Jackson Co. Ohio. James lived in the Jackson Ross And Pike Co. Ohio area most of his life. I have lots of information on James Isaac's family to share.
DATE: 02/07/1997 SUBMITTER: Gene Husted
Need info on John W. Simpson d.03/25/1917, wife Martha E. Leach d.09/05/1933, and son George D. Simpson b.08/18/1877 d.10/13/1947. George married 1- Oly Gay Umbelbee? and 2- Margaret ? Children; Joseph D., Orville, Lettie, Flossie, Minnie, Mildred,, Marcella all of Jackson Co. Any help greatly appreciated.
DATE: 02/07/1997 SUBMITTER: Jerry Brumwell
I am interested in death records of Zebedee Wilson Shook, Isaac Newton Shook, and the Hutchison clan in the Jackson County area.
DATE: 02/03/1997 SUBMITTER: Mary Campbell
I am looking for information on Thomas Oliver that married Nancy Radabaugh 6-27-1852 in Jackson Co., OH. Also looking for information on siblings of his father Thomas Oliver. This Thomas Oliver was born in Maryland than went to Virginia where most of his children were born and then came to Jackson Co., Ohio.
DATE: 02/01/1997 SUBMITTER: Ron Collins
Seeking info about Andrew Jackson WILSON. He lived in Wellston and was married to Margaret (Call?). He is burried in Ridgewood Cemetery (no grave marker) but he is in the record at the cemetery. He died 6/24/1924. His childrens names are: John, William, Dave, Pete, Goldie, Emm Addie May, Gert. Most of these people moved to the Cincinnati area. I have some indication that AJ was born inTonawanda, NY about 1852 and spent some time in Athens. I haven't been able to find any info on Margaret Call. Any info will be greatly appreciated.

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