Archived Queries Page 8
Looking for any information about Thomas
Miller who married Elizabeth Crist 1823. May be connected to the Thomas
Miller who married Lydia Morehart. In 1850 were in Violet tp. Have not
located death record or tombstone for Thomas or Elizabeth.
GEORGE FLETCHER. He was listed in the 1850
census for Fairfield Co. in the 1850. Age 65. Is there anyone that can
find his death date, probably in the 1850's thru 1860's Need any info. on
him. His wife was listed as Magdolina. Not sure on spelling.
I was wondering about information about the
Griley memorial home. My last name is Griley, and I know I have family
from Granville, Ohio. Any information?
I'm seeking information on a Mr. James
Clark. He would have been born ca 1790 in Dublin, Ireland, came to America
via the Virginia's (Harper's Ferry area), first hitting Fairfield County,
Ohio, and then on to Pickway County, Ohio.
SANFORD- Seeking a Birth Record for Cora B.
SANFORD born November 14, 1893/1894 in Lancaster, Fairfield County.
Possible parents are Henry Sanford and Sema Hite or Kull.
Searching Schumaker, Shoemaker, Jacob b.
1757 and wife Magalena b.1761. they both died in Fairfield Co. OH 1836
& 1844 There is a stone as it is mentioned in the pension records of
Jacob (Rev. War) I am from the son Daniel R. that went to IN about 1854.
Would like to know where they are buried and if anyone has a will on
Looking for info on children of Levi
Bolender (1834-1916), viz., Elizabeth (Imes, Hoffman), George, Benjamin,
Isaac, Jacob, William and Cora (Conrad).
Looking for info on children of Henry A.
Stout (1835-1918) and wife Susanna Bolender, viz., Sarah (m. Simon
Courtright), Catherine (m. George Kocher) and Lydia (m. Samuel
Have a Mary HENDERLEK, dau. of Jacob
HENDERLEK, in my ancestry. Both being mentioned in "History of
Fairfield and Perry County, Ohio". Found Jacob on 1830 & 1840
Fairfield Co.,Ohio census' but as HINDERLICK &
LaFarree - (LaFery-LaFerry-Laffery-Laferry)
LaFarree - (LaFery-LaFerry-Laffery-Laferry)
Am looking for death and burial of Daniel
Wetzler who died 1840 in Fairifeld Co. Some of the children belonged to
St. Mary's church. Did He? He had a son who was editor of the
"Eagle" newspaper. What happened to this son? Daniel's wife was
Anna Eyanson(various spellings).
I would like info on my g-g-grandmother,
Mary Belle Sneidiker. She died when her children were little and all we
know is that she was born in Fairfield County on 3 Dec 1871. I don't know
if she was married prior to her move to my area but she did have a
daughter, Lucille, before she married my g-g-grandfather. Her only known
relative was an uncle and I
I am seeking information on my gg
grandmother Matilda Barr. She was born in Amanda Township on February 11,
1823. She married Eli Hammel on September 10, 1843 and raised 5 children.
I have not been able to find out who
Hugh Wm Everton is on the 1820 census for
Fairfield County. I am looking for information about his descendants or
ancestors. My ancestor Zachaeus Eatherton married Elizabeth Hammond in
Fairfield Co. in 1819. Does anyone know if Zachaeus and Hugh Wm are
Coffel,Coffil or Coffell
CARPENTER looking for information on my g,g
grandfather Nehemiah Carpenter, later moved to Iowa, married a Mary
Johnson or Johnston.
Information about the Leib family of near
Bremen. Joseph Sr,and Jr.,Samuel, Amos and many others. Clarrissa Allen
who married Joseph Jr. Several buried in Grandview Cemetary. Amos lived on
Buckeye Lake. Samuel moved to California.
CARPENTER, JOHNSON: Searching for info on
marriage of Nehemiah (Hama) Carpenter to MAry Johnson in 1828. They had
the following children:
Looking for information on John W. WALKER
and wife Lilian LANTZ and John C. IRWIN and wife Lilian D. WALKER buried
in Fairfield, Ohio
I am seeking information on the ancestors
of Anna R. Wright (1860-1941). I am searching for information on her
parents, her grandparents, etc. Anna Wright was my 2nd great grandmother.
At the time of her marriage, Anna Wright indicated that she was from
Carroll, Fairfield County, OH. She married Frank C. Gillett (also from
Carroll) on December 16, 1874. The wedding was held in Carroll. In the
1880 Census, Frank and Anna lived on a farm located in Carroll. Frank
HARRIET STERMER: I am interested in any
info anyone can send me. Harriet lived in Lancaster during 1850's &
60's. She had links to John D. Snider and William Pitt Creed.
Am looking for any info on Alexander
McDonald. Born in Ulster , Ireland ~ 1770, he had immigrated to Fairfield
Co ,Violet Twp. by 1812. His wife was Delilah and they had 11 children. I
need a list of their children to prove that my Mary McDonald, b. 1814
Fairfield Co. was his daughter.
Looking for the family of Henry and
Elizabeth HANNA. His will is dated 1824, Fairfield, OH. Mrs Elizabeth
HANNA died and was buried in Fairfield. I know of only 2 of their
children, William and Elizabeth HANNA.
Looking for the family of George KEMP born
in 1846 near Lancaster Ohio, Fairfield Co. He married Mary Elizabeth
HINKLE. They moved to Shanwee Co. KS in 1885.
looking for information on John Brown b
1834 married Isabel Arbuckle b 1837 on 4 Sept 1855 in
Looking for Parents of/or ancesters of
CHARLES MERRILL OSENBAUGH born in Lancaster, Fairfield County, Ohio on
July 10, 1870. Charles was married to Bess Dives Anderson and they had two
children, a son (Merrill) and a daughter (Hattie). He died in Chico,
California on Wednesday, November 26, 1930 at age 60.
Searching for info about Mariah Roberts.
Mariah married John Jacob Courtright in 1857. Mariah died in 1886 in
Fairfield County, OH. In 1850, she was in Belmont County, OH. Who were
Jonas RINEHART made his will 21 Feb. 1809
Shenandoah Co., VA. He left land in Fairfield Co. to sons Jonas and
Andrew. I'd like to correspond with descendants.
MCLIN, MCLINN, Thomas married Barbara
Byerly in 1811; James Gilfillan MCLIN, MCLINN, married Sarah Mires,
Meyers, Miers in 1826 in Fairfield County. Looking for others with the
same surname who might have been the father of my great-grandfather John
MCLIN,MCLINN born 12 August 1836 in Mercer, PA, but came to Ohio with his
parents when he was very young. By 1840, his father ? MCLIN had drowned in
a river in Ohio and his mother Lovina or Lavina STIVINSON/Stuyvesant MCLIN
had married a John BURNS. The surname is Scottish and/or Irish--not
My father, Wilmer Lee Myers, was born in or
around Amanda, OH in about 1903. His parents were William Myers and Sarah
Alice Smith Myers. I would like to begin to trace the family.
I am try ing to find out the names /info of
the parents of Robert Russel Sloan. b. 5 Apr 1869 in Rushville, OH. His
father may have been a doctor and his mother may have been named Stolz.
I am looking for the family of JAMES
DODDROE b. about 1860 married Catherine Furniss had one child that I know
of ANNA DODDROE b 1860. ANNA married 1st Joseph Charles WALKER then JOSIAH
I am looking for any info on BENJAMIN N
WALKER b 1820 in Ohio. I need to know his parents and siblings Believe one
sib may have been a JOSEPH D.
Seeking information regarding Michael
Augustine Daugherty. Lancaster, Ohio abt 1870-1928. Had law practice in
Lancaster, succeeded by son Paul A. He was delegate to the Presidential
National Committee on 4 or 5 occasions. He was married to Honora (unknown)
who died young in Lancaster. Any help appreciated. I have already checked
the Fairfield web pages and saw him and son in the 1922-1924 Lancaster
Need information from 1860 census of
Fairfield county, Ohio concerning Orland Smith Young who was born in
Lancaster about 1855. Both parents were said to have been born in Ohio.
Orland went by O. S. all of his adult life.
BLUST, BAK/BECK, KILER/KYLER/KEULAR:
Searching for any information on the marriage of John George (Johan Georg)
BLUST and Christina BAK/BECK, stepdaughter of John KILER/KYLER/KEULAR and
daughter of Sara Braun Bak KILER. John George BLUST and Christina BAK/BECK
reportedly married in Lancaster sometime between 1819 and 1825. The
KILER/KYLER family lived in Pleasant Township as of the 1820 census. By
the 1830 census, John George Blust was living in Richland County, Ohio.
John George and Christina were my great-great-great grandparents.
I am looking for info regarding Sarah
Adaline DAVIDSON HENDRICKS MOORE. Her father was Nicholas Davidson of
Oakland, Ohio. She was married to (1) Wm Scott Hendricks and (2) Robert
Moore. She had a daughter Daisy. For many years the MOORE-DAVIDSON reunion
was held in Rising Park. Would appreciate hearing from any relatives who
could provide additional data on Sarah and her descendants.
Would like to hear from relatives of Louis
Linn DAVIDSON who lived in Dumontville at one time. He was born 1855 in
Perry Co., Ohio and died 1937 in Lancaster, Ohio. He is buried in Forest
Rose Cemetery without a stone.
Searching for information on John BELT from
Licking Co. He married Kitty Nelson Oct 1817 in Fairfield Co. Would like
to correspond with anyone from the NELSON or BELT families. Wish to
exchange information and find parents of both John & Kitty.
Baker Family of Richland Township.
Phillips Family of Richland Township.
Rutledges from Shenandoah VAlley, VA:
children of Wm. Rutledge and Eliz. Drawbond: Abraham,Leanah,Lydia, and
Susannah. Seeking desc and ancestors.
ENGLAND. I am seeking information on the
ancestors and children of Isaac Perry England, Isaacs wife was named
Elizabeth, he was born in 1835 and died 1915, she was born 1843, died
1919, both are burried in the cemetary on w. market in Baltimore, ohio.i
know they had at least one sone named Thomas, who died and is burried in
Zanesvile, Ohio, he was my great grandfather, he married anna Fitzpatrick.
Doner Family of Clearcreek, Fairfield
County. I found "my" Doners on the 1850 census, living in
Clearcreek. The name was misspelled as "Donor." I'm looking for
parentage of Christian Doner (Born ~1818) and Jemima Stewart (Born ~1826).
On the 1850 census, they had the following children: Darius (8); Sarah
(4); Ellen (1); and Christopher (one month). Sometime around 1860, the
family moved to McLean County, Illinois.
I am searching for info on the parents or
any family of dorthy doyle, born in fairfield co. ohio,1790. she died abt.
1857 in henry co. ohio. she married abe shellenbarger on jan.29 1811 in
fairfield co ohio. they had eight childdren, abe, adam, aaron,nicholas,
mary, delilah,solomon and dorthy, she is listed as being mentally
RAMSBY, JOHN. Looking for information about
John Ramsby, married to Elizabeth Stevens. He was born 2/20/1774 and was
living in Fairfield County by with the Shover family prior to 1810. I am
trying to find where he came from prior to that and especially confirm
WHERE HE WAS BORN.
Looking for information on Nathannal Allen
Fischer, b. 1781 ,Baden, Baden, Germany. Married Amanda Schultenal, b.1779
both d. Ohio, childern Mathias Fischer b.Feb. 8, 1802 Lancaster, Ohio.
Married Magdalene Keller b. July 8, 1839 Fairfied Co. Ohio both d.
fairfield Co. Ohio. childern Rose Rosling Fischer m. John Schoor or
Schoop, Godfred Fischer b. Jan. 1844 m. Emily Wolsheuer b. Jan. 1846 in
Lancaster, Ohio. Trecia Fischer b. Mar.1846, m. Henry Kerker b. Mar. 1846,
Magdaline Fischer b. Dec. 1850 m. John L. Wolsheuer (Walshire) b. Nov.
CLAY, ANDREW JACKSON. I understand he was
born March 13, 1843, in Lancaster. I hope any birth record would give info
as to his parents. I believe his father's name was John and his mother's
name might be Lucinda.
My great, great grandmother, Eve Minehart
(1813-1884) lived in Liberty TWP, Fairfield County before her marriage to
Stephen Howick in 1836. Any info would be helpful...
Looking for information about and relatives
of Willis Burnworth. He was from Bremen and is buried in Flanders Field
Cemetery in Belgium. He was killed in Action on November 1, 1918.
Seek information on Jacob McMULLEN listed
in 1830 census for Fairfield County, but not found thereafter. Was he the
same person as listed in Ross County 1820 and Pickaway County 1840.
MONDHANK, WILLIAM..I am looking for any
record of this person. He was living in Lancaster, Ohio when my great
grandmother was born in 1851. He should be in the 1850 or 1860 census. He
was born in somewhere in Germany.
COFFMAN or Kaufmann, Noah B. a resident of
Walnut Twp. in the 1850 census. He died in 1864 and I believe he may be
buried in Fairfield Co. Wife was Elizabeth. Children: William H., Aaron
F., Mary C., David H., Lucinda F. Sarah E., Peter Jerome, and our gg
grandfather Samuel Crayton. They moved to Champaign, Ill. eventually.
BROWN ET AL:
Researching Matilda Fenstermacher. Married
to Michael Soliday Dec. 21, 1876. I have no birth date, death date. Want
to know who her parents were. Her nephews were Charles, a farmer near
Thurston and John who was a banker in Baltimore.
SALATHE/SOLIDAY I know many of you have
traced your line back to John A. & Elizabeth who came from
Basil,Switzerland on the TRAVELLER in 1803, bringing with them 9 children.
Has anyone gone farther back and
I would appreciate corresponding with
others researching the Musselman surname in Fairfield Co., OH. Jacob
Musselman and Mary Ruffner married in Virginia, later moving to Ohio.
COX,WHEELER. I am researching Philip Cox,
born 1763, and died near South Perry, Ohio c. 1840. He and his wife,
Martha, lived in Fairfield County since around 1815. Charles Wheeler, born
1783 in Maryland, also lived in Fairfield County since 1815. I need
information on both familes.
I am trying to determine who the father of
Samuel Brookhart was. Samuel was born in Fairfield Co in 1829 and married
Mary Sinift who was born in 1830 in Fairfield Co. Her parents were were
Adam and Margaret. By the 1860 census, they were living in Center
Township, Mercer Co Ohio. Samuel and Mary had the following children:
STROHL, FOUTY: Anna Grace Strohl married
Isaac David Fouty. Anna's death record shows she was born in Lancaster,
but doesn't list her parents names. Don't have much information to go on
for Grace. Isaac has several records showing Harpers Ferry as his place of
birth, but the states of Maryland and Virgina are both listed, so I'm not
Who were rebecca ann cooper's parents and
siblings. she was born Aug 5, 1802 in VA. Her family moved to Lancaster,
Fairfield Ohio about 1805. She married Adam Brandt Sept 10, 1821 and had
17 children. Lived the rest of her life there.
CURRAN, James Andrew
Kerns/Chambers. Agnes Kerns b. 30Apr1843
near Bremen, Fairfield Co. Oh., d. 3Feb1903 Bartlett, Fremont CO., Ia. Her
father was Joesph Kerns b. Ky no date & don't know his wife's name.
Agnes married Lansford Chambers
Andrew COURTNEY, b1824 VA, is shown on the
1880 Clear Creek, Fairfield Co., OH census. Also in the hosuehold are
Mary, 28, Wilson, 19 and John O., less than 1 year old. The children were
b in OH. I am looking for siblings of Henry D. COURTNEY, b 1826
Morgantown, VA. This COURTNEY family moved to OH by 1845. In Henry's
pension file, it lists living relatives as living in the Lancaster, OH
area. This Andrew is the only male COURTNEY alive on the 1880 that would
fit to be a brother of my Henry. I am interested in comparing notes with
any other COURTNEY researchers of this area.
Looking for any information on Lucretia
Lockwood and the Lockwood family.She was born in Rushville in 1827. The
following siblings were also born there: James, 10-23-1832; Robert, brn.
08-11-1830; William, 05-23-1825; Susan, 1822;
Sarah,1820;Ephraim,01-18-1818;Mary,1816;and Elizabeth,brn. 04-30-1814 in
Wheeling Va. Her parents are believed to be William and Sarah Hall
I am looking for an obituary on a Dr.
Calvin Poe McAdoo of that area. Dr. McAdoo die in Bremen, Fairfield Cty,
Ohio on October 10, 1912. and was buried in Wittens Cememetery in Monroe
Cty. I have been unable to find him in the 1910 census due to some missing
images on Ancestry.com. I am mainly interested in the Obituary, but if you
come across any
I am seeking information on Gary W. Adcock,
born about 1943, probably in the Bremen area. I need names of his parents,
his birth date, his birth place, any marriage.
Looking for any information on Elias
Kemmerer married to Catharine Miller Kemmerer. They were married in
Fairfield County June 5, 1856. At some time they had a son name Gray. And
about 1870 to 1873 was known to be in Vigo County Indiana. I would like to
know if they show up in any census, or any thing else would be great.
There was a divorce in 1873 and I believe that the child Gray went with
Catharine who may have been with a Samuel Welch (Welsh).
I am looking for information on the SHRIDER
family of Lancaster, Fairfield Co., OHIO. Bernard Shrider son of Mr.
and Mrs. Albert Shrider of Lancaster in 1935. Albert and his wife lived at
656 E. Allen St. in Lancaster. Bernard also known as Bernie died due to
being hit by a car in 1936. He is buried in the Forest Rose Cemetery. He
had 1 brother Ralph who was in Carroll in 1935 and 2 sisters Edith who was
married to a Ruffner and lived in Pleasantville in 1935 as well as his
other sister Sarah who married a Groves and lived North of Lancaster.
Bernie married my grandmother, Ocie Whitaker-Watkins and they had 2
children, Josephine b. about 1927 and a son Arthur b. about 1926. Unknown
who took these children when their father died, since Ocie died in 1930.
Searching for copy of obit for Mary Ellen
Kincaid or Burke who died in Lancaster, OH @1942. Born @1871.
JUSTUS HEINRICH W. SEEMANN
I'm searching for more information on a
small church and cemetery that is located halfway between the cities of
Lancaster and Rockbridge. I believe it is in the Sugar Grove area. We
think the name is Mt. Phniskey or something similar. We are searching for
the Oliver Wesley Ogg family. Oliver Wesley Ogg was born around 1887 and
died around April 1947, he was married to Audie Edith Lindsey and they had
11 children. They lived in Berne Township in the 1930's.
WATERS. According to the Ancestry.com Ohio
Early Census Index, a Samuel WATERS is listed on page 027 of the 1807 Tax
List for Fairfield County and on page 033 of the 1808 Tax List for
BROWN, HINTON Seek information on the
parents of Robert Stewart Brown commonly known as Stewart Brown who
married Matilda Hinton possible d/o John Hinton of Amanda Twp. Both list
their birthplaces as PA on all censuses; Stewart, b. ca 1801; Matilda, b.
1811. They married in Fairfield Co, OH, on 15 February 1829, moving to
Rush Co, Indiana shortly thereafter. Their children were named: Samuel,
Thomas, Robert, Margaret J, Salathiel, John, Martin, Matilda, Phebe Ann,
James Harvey, Nathaniel, Martha, and Richard. It is possible that Stewart
was born in England and came over as an infant.
WAGNER - Searching for any information on
the family of Samuel Wagner, born in 1819 in Fairfield Co., Ohio. He had a
brother named Henry. Both brothers ended up in Missouri.
Bever & Macklin Families
My ancestor, Captain Joseph Stewart arrived
in Greenfield Township in 1799. He was the father of Levi Stewart. I have
found an obituary of Hannah Stewart, age 69, July 21, 1822. Is there any
relationship between Joseph and Hannah? I would also like to know why he
was called Captain. If he served in the Revolutionary War, from what state
did he serve?
I am looking for info on Henry Smith, he
was a Judge in Fairfield Cty in the early 1800's. He had a daughter
Dorothy or Dolly who married John Larabee approx 1801.
Eleanor Davidson Dailey Parret (all
spellings) arrived Fairfield Co. OH prior to 1820 Census. Married Samuel
Parret, 1821, Fairfield Co. Family names include Friend, Rissler, Humbert,
McCormick, Smith, Miller.
Perry Family, looking for info on John
Perry and Francis Smith Perry who lived in Fairfield Co in the 1820-1850
time period, they are buried in Rushville OH.
STURGEON. Assistance requested to identify
ancestors of Rebecca Sturgeon, b. June 18, 1911 in Fairfield County. She
married Asa Bennett Wickizer in Fairfield County on June 15, 1834 and died
in 1875 in Marshall County, Indiana.
My great, great grandfather, Samuel
Brookhart was born in Fairfield Co in 1829. I am trying to determine who
his father was. Any clues would be greatly appreciated. I am also trying
to locate a copy of "The Brookhart Family" written by Jane
Am looking for death date and burial of a
Daniel Wetzler. He was to have died 1839 but not sure of date. He was of
Hocking Twp. and Was he buried at Vestry of Lutheran Congreg? If so where
is that? His wife was Anna Eyanson. They had several children also in
Lancaster, Ohio. Some of them were Elizabeth, Mary, Jean, Thomas(beleived
was editor of
I am searching for any information on
parents and other relatives of GEORGE ELWOOD LANE born April 17, 1877 in
Fairfield Co. Some info I have would possibably be LEMUEL LANE as his
RAUCH, looking for any descendents of Rauch
family from Griessen,Baden.My great grandfather, NORBERT RAUCH was
connected to this family.
I am seeking information on the parents and
siblings of Rebecca Ann Cooper. Her family arrived in Fairfield abt. 1806
from VA. Her father was a saddler. She married Adam Brandt and they had 17
Anna Elizabeth Bauman is believed to have
lived in Fairfield County, Ohio between 1910 and her death in Sept/Oct
1927. Her husband, Christian Bauman, was a Civil War Veteran of Co. M
& I, First Reg., Ohio Light Artillary who died in Bradford, Darke
Co.,Ohio, They are both buried in Highland Cem., Miami Co., near
Covington, but there is no grave marker for Anna Elizabeth. She went by
"Lizzy". Her maiden name was Geminn. Her father is believed to
have been Daniel Gemin from Wurtemburg. Her husband, Christian Baumann was
from a Bavarian area of Germany. Elizabeth Gemin was probably married to a
Mr. Bennett before she married Mr. Baumann in 1873. She would have been 84
when she died. BTW, my surname would have been Bauman, but a legal name
change was made in 1943 before I was born.
My Great Great Grandfather Martin E.
Stedman was born in Lancaster, Ohio, on March 3, 1820, according to
information passed on. He was the son of John Stedman, supposedly born in
Harpers Ferry, W Va in 1784. I am looking for confirmation of Martin's
birth, and the names of his parents and any other information which might
be obtained on a birth certificate.
Looking for info on a family that
immigrated from Gräfenhausen, Württemberg, Germany and arrived in
Madison Twp. between Feb 1830 and Sep 1834. Jacob Friedrich GLAUNER Sr. d.
prob. bef. 1854 married to Margaretha Katherine KRÄMER d. aft. 1854
I am looking for information on JAMES REED
born in Centre county PA, When a small boy his mother came to Fairfeild
county, Ohio where he was raised on a farm. October 1844 he married Isabel
Hartiger daughter of John & Susan Hartinger. In 1855 they imigrated
with teams to Hardin county Iowa (where this info came from in a biography
of them) I am looking for more info WHO his parents were, why was his
mother the only one to go to Fairfeild county.
I am looking for parents of Cordelia Alice
Hitchcock, born Fairfield Co. Ohio, 13 April 1817, married Clement Nutter
1840, moved to Putnam Co. Ohio 1844, d. 6 Sept. 1896 Putnam Co. I once
thought Cordelia could be the daughter of Loyd and Sarah (Bresler)
Hitchcock (those spellings from the 1820 census), but the census data
didn't back that up.
Searching for the parents of Mary Bidlack.
Born 1833 in Fairfield Co. died 1904 in Mercer Co.. Married Silas D.
John Stover born 1939 at 918 E. 5th Ave
Lancaster. Barbara (Stover) Flowers born 1937. There father was Stanley G.
Stover. His father was Ollie Stover of Calfax Oh. Ollie wife name was
Addie (Schaffer)she was from North Bern, Oh.
I am wanting information on Anna Barbara
Reef born 1844 and Elizabeth Reef born 1845. Both were born in Attiswil,
Berne, Switzerland and came to Fairfield County in 1851. Their father was
Interested in information about Zilpah
North,daughter of Joseph North and Sarah Russell North who was born august
07,1841 in Fairfield,Oh. problem is the 1850 census shows the a daughter
Deborah, not Zilpah, the same age. The 1850 census for Fairfield shows a
Sarah Russell, with daughter, as head of household. Would appreciate any
input. Did the first Mrs. Joseph North die and he remarried to Mrs.
Looking for James Miller born 1825 in
Fairfield County, Ohio. Married Eliza Jane Brecount ca 1853 Butler County,
Pedan, Mary C. - seeking any information on
the Pedan family from Fairfield County between 1800 - 1850?
MORTON Looking for any info on Anthony
Morton who appears in the 1820 and 1830 Federal Census for Fairfield
County, Walnut Township. Am trying to determine if he is the father of my
gg-grandfather William Morton who was born in Ohio in 1822. Also his
brother Anthony born in 1829.
Would like to connect with the family of
Oliver L. and Mary Taylor who once lived in Lancaster, OH. They lived on
7th Avenue and owned Taylor's Cash Store on Washington Ave. in the 1920s.
Oliver died in 1950 and is buried in Forest Rose Cemetery in Lancaster.
Oliver was my great grandfather's brother. They were born to Edward and
Looking for the history of Hunter Rd.
Located south of Amanda in Clear Creek Township.
MORGAN, Ralph Aaron born 1887 son of
Morgan, James and Emma Clarke, husband to Eleanor Ruch father to Morgan,
Dorothy, Nona, Libby and Mary. Know they lived on Walnut street. Daughters
Dorothy and Nona were
Would like information on Landlin and
Geneva Messbarger who resided in Sugar Grove. Landlin was born in Germany
in 1809 and died in 1885. They were my Great-Grandparents.
Looking for Zachareas Zuriech (saloon
keeper). Married a Catherine ?. One of the daughters married a George
Justus. Believe he (Zachareas died around 1918).
I'm still researching Perry Jacob Lape and
his wife Amanda Brown both born in 1863. Perry died Oct. 5, 1887 along
with Amos and Simon Young in a sawmill boiler explosion,in Amanda
Township, Fairfield County. I'm trying to find out if she remarried and
who their children were.
Would like any information on where a Henry
Mulinix might be buried,he died May 28 1840 in Fairfield Co. He was my
gggggrandfather.The whole family was there from 1826 to 1865 mostly around
Liberty and Walnut townships. The mulinix Brothers mill was at lock no. 6.
Henry's wife Catherine also died in Fairfield Co. Sept. 5, 1836.His
daughter Rebecca Mulinix Shreve is buied in the Methodist cemetery in
Baltimore and also his daughter in law Elizabeth Mulinix.
Because I have located a Joseph Petty in
the Hocking Tp. Census for 1820, and I know that my Joseph PETTY was
listed briefly in Fairfield Co., prior to the Perry Co., formation, I am
wondering if there are any Petty descendants in the county? I know that
Reading Tp. runs along the county line road and I am interested in hearing
from anyone of the Petty family or any of the allied lines such as Purvis,
Compton, Coleman, Barnes, Murdock, Short, Green, Middaugh, Vanatta, or any
others who might have lived across the road, so to speak. I am descended
from Jacob Petty, s/o Joseph and ELizabeth Petty who settled in Fairfiled,
1808 but were thereafter known to be in Reading Tp., Perry Co when the
formation was complete. I am also tracing their son, John, who married
early in Fairfield, I believe lost his wife, Tene
george plummer and elizabeth whaley. i am
looking for any and all information on these two people, they are my
gggrandparents. they married in fairfield co., bloom township in the early
1800's. they had seven children. it is said that george was killed in a
runaway accident and elizabeth moved to sangamon co., il with her children
after his death. george and family were on the 1840 census in fairfield
co., and elizabeth and children were on the 1850 census in sangamon co.,
il. abraham plummer was the father of george. i am especially interested
in the whaley family. know nothing about them.
Searching military records/data re ancestor
Thomas Watson Sr; born County Down, came to Hagerstown, Md.; fought Rev
War, 3rd Maryland Regiment. Came with wife and family to Fairfield Co Oh
1812 or so. Buried New Salem.
Seeking ancestors of George WALTERS (1804 -
1880) b. PA, lived in Fairfield county ca. 1810 to ca. 1836. Moved to
Elkhart Co. IN., and his wife Mary FULLER (ca. 1811-1865). Anyone
interested in this family should see recently posted online Kansas
biography of their grandson Edward J. WALTERS.
I seek information on Samuel Briner who
married Elizabeth Bell, 12 July 1834, in Fairfield County. He might be my
2g grandfather who migrated later to Darke and Mercer Counties in Ohio.
Searching for information of Noah Earl
Fosnaugh born 1878, died in 1939. He married Ida May Taynor b. 1879 d.
Looking for info on Will family from
Fairfield County. I found them on 1870 census, but would look to know more
Searching for the parents and family of
Franklin Mathias and Kathry May Lutz. Their son Clay was born 13 May 1907
in Fairfield Co, OH.
Information on Robert Kelley Williams
Raised Eight Children. Four of them were born in Fairfield Co. From 1845
to 1851 Samuel, Uriah G., Richard,John R.Williams.
Searching for info on Rachel Fox and David
Patterson, m. 1817 in Presbyterian Church, Lancaster. They are ggg
grandparents. Have no other info about their families, pedigrees, etc.
SHOEMAKER, WAGNER Seek information on the
ancestors of Isaac Shoemaker, b. abt 20 January 1810 in VA, d. 18 March
1881 in Lancaster, Fairfield Co, OH, m Henrietta Wagner, b. abt 5 May 1812
in PA, d. 6 November 1877 in Lancaster, Fairfield Co, OH. Isaac was a ward
of Jacob Shoemaker Jr., and apprenticed to Jacob Schaeffer (Saddler) for 3
yr, 9 mo, 26 days on 26 March 1827. He married Henrietta 8 August 1832.
Isaac and Henrietta had at least seven children, all born in Fairfield Co.
1. Lucianna b 23 October 1833, m Charles Palmer Rees, b. 2 September 1834
in Lancaster, OH, d.28 May 1893 Canal Winchester, OH. 2. Theodore b. abt
1838, d. 9 December 1843. 3. John Wesley b. 11 October 1841, d. 26
February 1909 in Ashville, m. Angelina Moore. 4. William. 5. David Nathan.
6. Charles Henry b. 8 October 1852, d. 7 March 1923 m. Sarah Ann Durant b.
5 October 1857, d. 18 March 1937 in Columbus, Franklin Co, OH 7. George.
Buchanan, Baney, Bishop, Surnames:
FENSTERMACHER, FENSTERMAKER. Seek to find
submitter of FENSTERMACHER, FENSTERMAKER archived query at
http:/www.fairfieldgenealogy.org/queries/ArchQue5.html regarding a desire
for information on William Fenstermacher, son of Peter Fenstermacher and
Eva Eilert. From your Email address "firstname.lastname@example.org"
that seems to no longer be an active address, I assume that you are a
Fenstermacher, Fenstermaker or some other derivative of the traditional
BARR, I am looking for information on John
and Abigail Barr who lived in Fairfield county in 1841.They had a son
named Jacob who served in the Nineteenthe Regiment, Ohio Volunteers ind
1861. In 1868 he married Caroline Smith. He had four other siblings but I
do not know their names.
SHAW-ELDER Looking for ancestors of WILLIAM
SHAW and MARGARET ELDER, both of Rushcreek, married in Lancaster, 04Feb.
BARR,Looking for decendants of Jacob Barr
and Abigail Barr of Fairfield count. They lived there from around 1871
till his death in 1917. They had five children. Sherman, Abbie,Nettie,Inez
and Kathrine. Sherman was my Grandfather.
I am looking for information on a Mary
Harmon, I believe born in 1836, married Martin Mock on May 4, 1862 and
died in 1878. It seems most records on this family have been found in
Hocking Township and Greenfield Township. Would love to know who Mary's
WITHEROW/BINKLEY Am looking for infomation
about the family of my great grandfather John WITHEROW who was born in
Virginia in either 1808 or 1804 (two documents give conflicting dates). In
1828 he married Louisa Binkley in Lancaster, Ohio. They later removed to
Adelphi in Ross County where he was listed as a lawyer in 1870. I have all
the info on Louisa (parents, siblings, etc.) but I am at a deadend with
John. Does anyone know of his parents, if he had siblings, or whatever
else is pertinent?
WALSH, Mary, born Lancaster Ohio, July 27,
1845, died February 27, 1866, Sandusky, OH.Buried St. Jos Cemetery,
Sandusky, OH; Married to John A. Quinn, Jr.; 1 daughter, Helen(Ella)
Blanche Quinn born September 12, 1865, Sandusky, Ohio; Wish to find her
I'm looking for information about Mary
(Polly) GRAHAM who married my great, great grandfather, Jesse STITH (1796-
1875). She was born in 1793 (we think in Hardin Co., Ky.) and died in 1873
in Fairfield Co., Ohio. I'd like to know if this birthplace is correct and
who her parents were.
Looking for information about:
I am attempting to find any information
about an Owen & Letitia Roberts who left Fairfield Co. around 1832 to
settle Big Lick Township in Hancock Co. His son David Roberts traveled to
Hancock Co. also. David and his wife Fannie (Coleman) were born in
Fairfield Co., 1810. I could use any help in locating where Owen would
have come from.
Looking for the birth records of
Moses,Elizabeth, Marie, James Isaac jr., Wright.and Cynthia Hanley Larimer
they are the children of Isaac Larimer & Elizabeth Woods they where
born between 1800 and 1815 in Rush Creek Twp,Fairfield county ohio.Isaac
Larimer 1773 Cumberland County Pa.
I am seeking information regarding the
genealogy of Thomas North, born May 18,1812 in Firfield County, Ohio. He
is my great-great grandfather. I need information regarding his birth
certificate and his parents.
Am interested in any information for John
Todd of Baltimore,MD who probably arrived in Fairfield County ca1807. His
children born in Fairfield were: Thomas in 1808, Mary in 1810 and Susannah
in 1813. John Todds' wife Mary died in Aug.1815. He was married to second
wife Catherine Huff in Nov.1815. They had several children at Fairfield
County from 1817 to 1824. Would appreciate information on this Todd family
in Fairfield County.
Looking for Selby Howard's parents. Selby
was born about 1830 in Ohio, his parents died when he was young. Himself
and siblings were farmed out. There is a Selby Howard on the 1820 census
for Amanda, Fairfield, Ohio. Not sure but this could be a parent or
grandparent, but would be interested in any information.
Looking for information on a Charles
England who married a Matilda Kull. Would like to have parents names,
birth & death dates and where buried.
I am looking for any information anyone
would have about a funeral home that was at 209 Washington Avenue,
Lancaster, Ohio 43130.
Would like to have information on Lillian
Kincaid Kokensparger, my mother's sister. Lived in Lancaster area in 1942.
Had a daughter named Bonnie.
I am looking for any information about the
ancestors of Susan Hart Wilson, b. 8 Oct 1847 and died 15 Sep 1899. Her
husband was Joseph Wilson. Both are buried in Terre Haute, IN. Susan may
have been a daughter of Barnhart Hart, who was born in Germany but lived
in Fairfield County. Barnhart was born about 1812 and died 17 Feb 1904. He
is buried in Job's Cemetery, Violet Township.
Thomas Torrence took up land in Violet Twp,
Fairfield County , Ohio in 1811. When he applied for a pension he stated
that he had lived in Ohio for 17 years. His wife's name was Mary but don't
know who his children were. His last pension check wa in 1828 so he must
have died then.
I am trying to find my great great
grandfather who had a son George W. Wantling Dec 11, 1842 in Fairfield Co.
George W. mother's name was Martha and she was born in Pa. The name may
have been changed.
Looking for Johannes Ulrich (Uli) Kenoyer
b. abt 1758-1760 in York County, PA married Elizabeth, died 1814 in Bloom
Township, Fairfield County, OH. Would like any information on his family.
Most interested in his son Lewis Kenoyer b. 1789 in York Co, PA married
Ruth and died in Harrison Co, Indiana? this Kenoyer family may have just
passed through Ohio on their way to Indiana, but not sure about this.
In early 1800's John and Francis PERRY
moved to Fairfield Co. from PA with children Blanche,William,
Samuel,Nathaniel, James G.,John and Henry.Parents John and Francis are
buried in Parrett-Custard Cemetery in Fairfiel Co.
I seek information on John Peter HERR (b.
1758/59-Germany)and wife Susanna who reportedly lived in Fairfield Co. OH
ca. 1825 possibly with a dau and son-in-law William BEECHER and Elizabetha
HERR Beecher. The HERR family lived in the Hagerstown MD area from 1780's
into the 1800's.
MCKENZIE, Alice Jane b. March 17, 1859 in
Richfield, Henry County, OH, d. October 29, 1910 Whitney, Hill County, TX.
Mother: Jane b. 1834 OH. Father: 1831 OH.
YOUNG,MASON I am looking for any
information about Isaac Young and Mary Ann Mason, my great, great
grandparents. Isaac was born in Pennsylvania around 1809.I do not know who
his parents were or when he came to Fairfield County. Mary Ann was born
around 1813 in Virginia.He fathers name was William Mason. I do not know
her mothers name. They supposedly were married on Aug.2,1836 in Fairfield
I have been given a ledger that was kept by
my Great Grandfather Forest B England. It has such a variety of entries I
am having a hard time finding out exactly what his job was other than a
baker at one time and why he kept notes re so many different individuals.
Here are some examples starting in 1907. He has itemized work times,
jobs,places worked and the wages of GEO CLARK, J.R. GERMAN, W.H. BLAKE all
at the HARTMAN STOCK FARM. He mentions the FOUR MILE LOCKS, the PROVINGER
DAIRY building burning down. The OHIO & SOUTHERN TRACTION cars running
to poultry farm. He mentions in detail the sucide of BENJAMIN F. EVANS who
was the postmaster in Shadeville, Ohio for 20 yrs. The accident and
eventual death of LEWIS HOOVER. He and CHARLES PLOUTS were driving a wagon
and were hit by a street car on the corner of N Columbus and Union
Streets. Charles was killed instantly. Has anyone ever heard of the EAGLE
MFG CO, HC GOODMAN SHOE CO, FOREST ROSE BAKERY, BRILL'S BAKERY, K&P
SECRET ORDER, and WOODMAN OF THE WORLD SECRET ORDER? P&M BAKERY owned
by HUFFMAN and MARKWOOD that closed Feb. 26, 1938? An earlier entry dated
10/03/1937 mentions that BEN J POTTS propriator and owner of the P&M
BAKERY died at 11:05 am. He mentions death notices of WESLEY P MILLER,
HARLEY BROWN, BUD HAYES, JOSEPH MUNDY, CHARLES EAST, BEN POTTS, and
ELIZABETH FRENCH. ELIZABETH BORRORS household goods were sold at public
auction. Forest had a brother Glenn who at the age of 21 'went bad'. He
was admitted to the Athens Mental Hospital. After some time he was
released and said to be well and safe. However soon after, he was said to
'be going bad' again. A Mrs. Hall's Mother who was 92 wanted to take Glenn
home with her and take care of him and give him a nice burial at the time
of his death. Anyone have any family stories about Mother Hall? Does
anyone know...are medical records ever open to public view?
I am looking for any information on Azariah
Hoisington, who was buried in Rushville, Fairfield County, in October
1927. He was married to Victorine Cray in Athens County OH in 1879.
seeking parents of lydia (tillet) b mar 31
1792 ky . she m john lape jr. on feb 13 1816 in chillicothe,oh . d nov 11
1885 in fairfield co. oh. john lape b mar 1 1788 in frederick co. md. s of
john and margaret (conrad)lape who both lived in fairfield co.oh.
seeking info on a john work b abt 1824 in
fairfield co.oh the son of joseph and ann (harrison)work. I believe john d
mar 6 1860 and believe he is bur in zion ch cem on sr#188 abt 6 mi w of
lancaster,.with parents also need info on his wf and her fam matilda evans
they were m mar 20 1857 in farfield co. oh.
seeking parents of john lape b 1756
washinton co md. d nov 13 1817 fairfield co.oh. he m margaret conrad in
1790 in washington co. md. margaret b 1754 lancaster,pa d 1818 fairfield
I'm searching for information on my great
great great grandfather Benjamin W. Cramer who came to Fairfield Ohio from
Pine Grove Berks County PA. In about 1820 his son Jonathan Cramer born
January 23, 1828. I don't know how long they resided in Fairfield.
GEORGE LONG/ELIZABETH BRECKSEY:Up against a
brick wall!! Need proof that they are my gggrandparents. He was b.abt 1797
in VA. d. 1871-1877 in IN. They were married 01 March 1817 in Fairfield
Co. His Elizabeth d. 1846-1850 in IN. I do know her given name is
Elizabeth but unsure of maiden name. I was told that Elizabeth Brecksey
was a possiblity.
Keiser, Deuschle surnames
Need infor on Flora Snyder that died there
in Sept. 1973. Was she related to Rogers of Lawrence Co., Ohio. Her mother
would be Ella Vinson Rogers.
JOHNSON/FILLMORE ... I am seeking
information on Henry Samuel Johnson and Olive Fillmore ... they lived in
Fairfield County, Lancaster area circa 1823 ... one of their children John
Melton Johnson was born July 9, 1823 in Fairfield County ... any
information on Henry and/or Olive would be great ...
Joseph Reynolds and Elizabeth Shanks were
married 3 Feb 1848 in Rushville, Fairfield County, Ohio.
I am searching for information concerning
Amos NIHISER's first wife, Mary SIGMAN NIHISER. They are listed in the
1860 Census record for Fairfield County. In 1869, Amos NIHISER remarries
in Allen County, OHIO. He continues to be listed in 1870 for Allen County.
After that I also loose Amos NIHISER and his second wife, Mary POVERMIRE
Cavendish, Steven <sp>? Nickname
Butch b. abt 1940-43 father Reed Leroy Cavendish b. 2/9/1922 Cleves,
Hamilton County, Ohio d.November 23, 1991 Cheviot, Hamilton County, Ohio.
Married to Martha ????? from Lancaster, Ohio. I have Reed's Military ID
showing him living at 1110 E. Chestnut, Lancaster, Ohio during Sept and
Does anyone have any information on Abraham
Blauser, born in the late 1700's in Virginia, and his wife- Martha
Turflinger? Several of their children, including Noah, Nancy, Inez, and
Mary Elizabeth appear to have been born in Fairfield Co., OH in the
1820's. Then it appears that the family moved to Allen Co., Indiana. I saw
a notation on another site that said an Abraham Blauser laid out the
village of Geneva in Rushcreek Township of this county. Does anyone know
the any more about this?
I am looking for information, pictures, or
other documents and even stories that might have been passed down thru the
years on the MUMMA family that came to Fairfield some time between 1802
and 1828. George Mumma was married to Barbary. Surname is not confirmed.
They had the following children, George, born about 1812, Joseph born
about 1817, Elizabeth around around 1805, Solomon born about 1821, Barbary
about 1825, David about 1827, John about 1829 and Jacob Cyrus about 1818.
FATE - Seek information regarding Martin
Fate and his family. He resided in Bloom Twp. in 1806 and filed his will
at the Fairfield Courthouse in 1815. His children include: Thomas, Martin
Jr., Jeremiah, David, Mary, and Jesina. His wife's name was Mary. I have
no other information on her except that she was born in England. The
Fate's apparently migrated to the Fairfield/Licking County areas from
Westmoreland Co. PA.
I am looking for infro. of Louisa Swope
dau. of Thomas and Rebecca LeFevre Swope born in Fairfield Co. Married
Benjamin F. Ashbrook 19 Aug. 1862. Would like her death date and where
Does anyone know where Peter Woodring
(Revolutionary War Soldier) is buried? I believe he lived and died in
Bloom Township. Or has anyone ever seen a death record for him?
I am searching for information regarding
the marriage of Samuel MCDANIEL and Elizabeth HAUNCHEY (may not be correct
spelling of her last name). Elizabeth was born in Fairfield County in 1921
and married Samuel who was born in Maryland. The earliest records I have
found of them are the 1850 Census and the purchase deed for their land
which shows they bought land in Liberty township in July 1850. They lived
in the county their entire lives and had 12 children. I believe they were
married approximately 1838, but have nothing to substantiate that or show
where they were married. They are both buried in the Ritter-Fairview
searching for any information on Solomon
Darst, born 15, April 1856 in Fairfield county, OH. his parents, Jacob
Darst & Martha Darst both from Germany and believed to be buried
somewhere in Fairfield county.
Looking for info on Cooper family moved
from VA to Fairfield County in 1806. Their daughter, Rebecca Ann, b. Aug
5, 1802, married Adam Brandt on Sept. 10, 1821. She d. April 18, 1870 in
Looking for info on Calista Martin daughter
of Gideon & Frances Martin of Fairfield. She married Henry Clay Brandt
in Sept 1850. After his death in 1895 she married an unk. Kiger. She died
in MN on Aug 10 1910, her remains were shipped to Carroll Ohio for burial.
Her son Edgar Brandt lived & died in Fairfield. What was her husband
(KIger) name and where is she buried.
i have an obituary for a civil war veteran
in our family named lucius green. the obit reads that the funeral services
took place at the lutheran church in amanda and that he was buried in the
old sawyer cemetery near amanda. Does anyone know which church exactly
this is refering to and which cemetery?
i would like to contact any descendents of
my green family tree that are still in fairfield. some names i know so far
are ruhama and john green, jacob and delilah green, lucius and mary ann
cliff green or his second wife, ellen yenling green.
ACKERS, WILLIAMS Seeking parents and family
of Martha J. Ackers, b. 9 Feb 1843, according to her gravestone in Forest
Rose Cemetery in Lancaster, m. William H. Williams around 1865. Lived in
North Berne until her death in 5 May 1914. I believe this may have been
her family's farm. She had a younger sister Mary who married William
Seeking info on the Shellenbarger and Doyle
families of Fairfield County, OH. Abraham Shellenbarger and Dorothy
Daniel Brookhart/Sarah Copp
Rev. Joseph HANNABERY
I am looking for information about my Great
Great Grandfather - Lewis Friend. He lived in Fairfield County Ohio in the
1880's. He was briefly married to Mary Ida Ault and they had a son named
Earl Friend. Earl Friend's birth date is May 7th 1882 (possibly 1881).
I am looking for some help in finding
Samuel McLauglin's brothers and sisters, Samuel lived in Fairfield and is
on the 1850 census,he married Sara Ann Emfield. Samuel was born In Va we
believe but moved to Ohio Fairfield County, Samuel was born Oct 15, 1825
or 1826. He fought in the Ohio 90 inf we believe. He died in West Virginia
and is buried in Nashville National We believe. I would believe that
Samuel migrated with his parents and siblings, we have no information on
any one other than Samueland his off spring.
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