Baltimore County Genealogy Queries From 1 December 1997 to 31 December 1997

Baltimore County Genealogy Queries Received From 1 December 1997 to 31 December 1997

HAMMERBACHER/WEIR/KRIDENOFF/HENKER, BIELAS/KELLY/ADAMS/FOOTE, FITZGERALD/CINQUEGRANI, TRAVERS/DAVIS/PLATT/WEISCHEDEL I'm researching the following names. These are all my relative's connections. All have lived mostly in east Baltimore, as far back as early 1850's. Any close spellings,info, leads or possible connections would be appreciated. Will be glad to share any and all info with you. email:

Van BEBBER I am researching the Van BEBBER family which settled in MD (Cecil Co.) In 1702. They have been landowners in all of the counties, especially Hartford, Baltimore, Frederick Cos. the early plantations, Any information will be welcomed

McBURNEY I am researching the McBURNEY family of Baltimore Co.,. Ross Cleveland McBurney, Lewis, William, Alexander, John, Margaret McBURNEY from 1850 to 1810. I will exchange information, Have Family Bible, Thank You, Anthony Long

GOODWIN I am looking for information about James GOODWIN (10/1/1818-7/27/1887) who was born and lived in the Canton Section of Baltimore, MD. He was married to Elizabeth Jane BAMBER who was from WQarren (near Cockeysville) MD. We are descended from their son Goerge Wesley Goodwin. Please Contact Brian Deaver

McCARTY Seeking information on Patrick (and wife Rebecca) McCARTY, who where in Baltimore in 1790 census and later appear in Ohio and Indiana. Thanks. Jay Wright

TRAINOR I am researching my great grandfather JAMES R. TRAINOR who was born in Baltimore Co., Md. in 1824. I have information he was Baptised in the Moravian Church in Graceham, Md. He married Mary Elizabeth McDaniel on November 1, 1855 somewhere in Baltimore County. I have no information on his place or date of death. His children were as follows:
James Edward Trainor - born-4-1-1857--died 2-14-1880
Ella May Trainor - born 8-31-1859--died 3-2-1866
Thomas A. Trainor - born 8-25-1860
William Sherman Trainor - born 7-31-1866
Robert Lee Trainor - born 1-14-1871
Any information on the above subjects or their descendants will be greatly appreciated. Thank you-- James T. Trainor at

STANLEY I'm looking for the parents of James STANLEY who left Baltimore in 1823 with a large group bound for Illinois. James married Mary Jane RANNEY. Thier children: Charles, George, James R. Lpease Contact:

WIREMAN/WEIRMAN/WEYERMAN Am seeking information on the parents of Grafton WIREMAN/WEIRMAN/WEYERMAN lived in Baltimore County ca. 1860. Entered military service, USA, 1863. Captured near Charles Town, WVA in fall 1863. Died as a POW in Prison at Richmond, VA. Was believed to be married to Mary MCCLEARY. Believed to have been raised by Nicholas Wireman's sister, Mary CALDWELL in Baltimore County. Please Contact: J. D. Barrett

FOSTER > I'm interested in corresponding with anyone who has down work with Baltimore County Fosters from the 18th and/or 19th centuries or who has a connection to this family. I'm particularly interested in the descendents of John Foster d.c.1820. These descendents include, I think, Nicholas, Absolom, and Solomon Foster. If anyone has a connection to these individuals I'd like to hear from you. Please e-mail. Thanks. Dick Cleary

FOX, WESTCOTT I am trying to find anything about Muriel Charlotte Fox, b 1912 MA (?), lived in Baltimore in 1931. Mother remarried, named Harriott L. Westcott. Muriel and my father were married for about a month in 1931, before the parents got involved and ended it. In particular, I am interested in knowing what became of her - whether she married, etc.Thanks for any help. Park Temple

HILL, KELLY Alexander Hill married Elizabeth Kelly 10 March 1772 in St. John's or St. George's Parish. They later moved to Pennsylvania where Alexander Hill entered military service for the Revolutionary War. Was in service about 5 years total. Eventually relocated into present day Brown County Ohio where Alexander died in 1826. His wife, Elizabeth Kelly lived until 1843. Both are buried in Hill Family Cemetery on Pisgah Ridge in Brown county, Ohio. Alexander Hill was born 1749, Elizabeth Kelly was born 1750. Seek parents and siblings of both. George Marshall

WHEELER Trying to find the parents of my wifes grandfather, LANDER CECIL WHEELER according to the census was born January 18, 1870 in Baltimore. He never told his children anything about his parents or life. Any help will be appreciated. Thank you. Keith J. Thomason

HENRIE-PHELPS Seeking information on Robert Henrie, born abt 1820 in PA, married June 25, 1846 in Baltimore Co. to Maranda Phelps, born about 1826 in MD. They were parents of Thomas Phelps Henrie born 1847, Emma Jane Henrie born 1849, Robert Morris Henrie born 1850, Annie Parthenia Henrie born 1852, Elwood Henrie born 1854, Henrietta Henrie born 1862, Myrtie May Henrie born 1867 and Milton Howard Henrie born 1868. Leslie Evans

MARTIN/BLAIR I am looking for information on the ancestors and decendants of the John Martin and Elizabeth Blair family. John Martin: b. April 30, 1750, Chester County, PA. d.1823 in Baltimore, MD. John and Elizabeth were married Sept. 5, 1776 by Presbyterian Minister Hezekiah Balch, who served at Emmitsburg, Toms Creek and Piney Creek, MD at the time of their marriage. Elizabeth Blair: b. May 22, 1755 in Frederick Co., MD., d. in Baltimore in 1796. CHILDREN: 1.) Elizabeth Blair Martin, b. September 15, 1777, Frederick Co., MD. Married Edward Neale, January 26, 1796. 2.) William Blair Martin, b. December 28, 1778 in Baltimore, MD. 3.) Rebecca Martin, b. April 19, 1782 in Baltimore, MD. 4.) John Blair Martin, b. July 20, 1783 in Baltimore, MD. Married Margaret Thompson July 1, 1811 in Saint Mary's Co., MD. Died May 7, 1858. 5.) Samuel Blair Martin, b. May 14, 1785 in Baltimore, MD. Married Ruth D. Hawkins. Was a noted Surgeon in Baltimore. Died December 21, 1875. 6.) James Blair Martin, b. April 30, 1787 in Baltimore, MD. 7.) Rebeckah Martin, b. May 20, 1790 in Baltimore, MD. 8.) Polly Blair Martin, b. January 24, 1791 in Baltimore, MD. 9.) Robert Smith Martin, b. April 26, 1792 in Baltimore, MD. 10.) Isaac White Martin, b. January 11, 1795, died October 3, 1832 in Baltimore, MD. Was a merchant ship captain. Married Ann Dawson. Had four children; Mary Elizabeth, Charlotte Mezick, William Dawson, and Isaac White, Jr. 11.) Joseph Blair Martin, b. April 15,1796 in Baltimore, MD. Died May 8, 1858. Frank Martin

STINCHCOMB, MORAN, BELL Looking for Stinchcombs, Morans, Bells in Anne Arundel County and surrounding areas. Would like to hear from any and all. Thanks. Dawn Stinchcomb-Wade

KLEINKAUF In the 1870 census John Kleinkauf born in Hessen Darmstead c.1840 and his wife Helene, son Phillip born Baltimore City c. 1867 and his father Henry born Hessen Kastle c.1815 were counted in Baltimore city. In the 1880 census this family plus a daughter Elizabeth born Baltimore 1870 were counted in Baltimore County. By 1900 they had disapeared from Maryland census. Does anyone have mortality records for the period in question or city directories or Marriage records that could help me trace this family. Thank you for your help. I would be glad to pay a reasonable amount for assistance. Barbara Jarvis also check

BRISCOE, MILES I seek the parents of my ancestor Sarah Ann BRISCOE; (b. 1812, d. 1875). She m. Dixon Stansbury MILES (b. 1804, d. 1862) on February 4, 1833 in Baltimore County, MD. (They had a dau., Sarah Ann Miles born 1850, died 1926 who m. James Alfred MARRIAN). Dixon Stansbury Miles was the son of Aquila and Elizabeth (Stansbury) Miles. I also seek the parents of Aquila Miles. (Elizabeth Stansbury's ancestry is well known.) Thank you. Jim Kuethe

GILBERT, WELCH, WEBSTER, BUTTERWORTH, MCDANIEL Looking for the above Quaker families from England. Samuel Gilbert was born in 1709, Baltimore Co., his daughter, Mary, married John Welch, born 1725, Baltimore Co. Mary Gilbert Welch's mother was Martha Webster, born 1714, Baltimore Co., daughter of mary McDaniel and John Webster Jr., born 1692, Baltimore Co. Yancy Wilkenfeldt

CAMPBELL I am searching for information on Andrew CAMPBELL, b: 1744 d: 1824 pb: ?? Md. pd: Harrison County, WVa. His wife's name was Mary FRAILEY and his Children were Anne, b.1782, Robert M., b.1783, d.1859. My name is Don Vandenberg (e-mail address is Thank you for your consideration.

BAUMGARTNER Looking for any information on Henry BAUMGARTNER's parents and family. My Butler County PA History states that he was a Maryland German who settled in Butler County PA in the early 1800's. He was born about 1777 but not sure where. Any help will be greatly appreciated. Thank you Sandy Gardner

GOODWIN I am looking for information about James Goodwin (10/1/1818 - 7/27/1887) who was born and lived in the Canton Section of Baltimore, Maryland. He was married to Elizabeth Jane Bamber who was from Warren (near Cockeysville) Maryland. We are descended from their son George Wesley Goodwin. Please contact Brian Deaver

BRAUER I am looking for information on Robert Stuart BRAUER, who was born in 1897 in Baltimore, Maryland. He was the son of Anna Elizabeth STEWART, and married Elizabeth KEYS in 1917. Elizabeth was the daughter of Thomas E. Keys, born 1875. Their children were Ruth, Naomi, Carroll, Fred and Robert Stuart Brauer, Jr., born November 6, 1926 in Glen Burnie, Maryland. Thanks, Brian Deaver

REQUEST INFORMATION - Can anyone tell me the geographic limits of the area of northern Baltimore Co that was known as the MINE RUN HUNDRED in the 1790 - 1810 Federal Censuses and the area known as the 5th COLLECTION (ELECTION) DISTRICT in the 1820 and 1830 Federal Censuses or where I could get a map that would show these areas? Please contact John Hart

HILGARTNER Looking for any information relating to Ludwig Hilgartner of Baltimore City or Heinrich Mathew Hilgartner of Baltimore Co. Both Hilgartner's arrived in America during mid-late 1800's. I also currently possess a large of amount of Hilgartner family history and am willing to share this data . Please send e-mail to: Robert Hilgartner

STERRINGER/STIERINGER/SMITH I am looking for information on Elizabeth Stiering er who married John Smith in 1838 in Baltimore. I believe this to be my great-great-great grandmother. Also information on a Mr. Sterringer who died in Baltimore in 1836. I believe this to be my great-great-great grandfather. My great-great grandfather was Jacob LF Stieringer born in Baltimore in 1824. Came to Preston Co. VA (WV) in 1850. Any info would be greatly appreciated.

HAYNES/HAINES Looking for information on the HAYNES or HAINES family that was in Baltimore Co., in 1740-1780 timeframe. Please Contact: Rita Haynes

GLENN Looking for information on James Glenn who in 1792, purchased land in Bedford County, (later Huntingdon County) PA. The deed lists him as James Glenn of Hartfort County, Maryland. Other info identifies him as being from Baltimore County. He married Elizabeth Nelson and they later moved to Lawrence County, PA. He may have been a son of Thomas and Christiana (Wilson) Glenn. Donna Mohney

MORROW I am looking for any information on Samuel MORROW who moved to Chester Dis.South Carolina in 1765 with his wife and children. His wife's name is Janet McCLURE born in Ireland. I am directly descended from his son Samuel Jr. who was born in Baltimore County in 1760 and died in Spartanburg in 1840s. Thank-you!!! Cathy Morrow

LORINGER I am looking for the Loringer family of Towson, MD around 1910. My grandmother Dorothy Loringer was born that year and she had 5 siblings Charles Jr., Ruth, Robert, Jeannie and Marylou -- birthdates unknown at this time. Great-grandparents were Charles and Elizabeth Loringer. I am waiting for copies of vital records and answers from elderly relations, but your advice is most appreciated. Thank you, Terry Davidson-Ertter

DAVIS I'm researching Joshua DAVIS, born 1762 in Baltimore Maryland, moved to Rowan County, NC sometime before 1780. He may have had a brother named Isaac. He served in the Rev. War from Rowan County, and married Martha HARRISON in Wilkes County, NC. They had kids: Margaret, Elijah, Annah H. Solomon, Joseph, Elizabeth, Rachel, William, Alexander, all born in NC. I need the names of Joshua's parents and date of his birth. Joshua moved to Hawkins, then Claiborne County, Tennessee, where he died in Aug. of 1849. Also, I'm trying to tie Joshua Davis (b. 1762) into the line of Solomon Davis, born 1688 in Dorchester County, Maryland, who was married three times, his last wife's name being Lydia. He died in 1773 and had 27 children!! Some of them are: John, Ann, Mary, Caleb, Charles, Johanna, Elizabeth, Joshua, Solomon, Deborah, Ann, Rachael, Argrulla, Sarah, Lemuel, Leah, Baptist and Daniel. Lemuel's line is documented, but the others I haven't found. Anyone with any information on this line, please e-mail me. Anyone know anything on these lines? Eddie Davis

WILHELM Searching for any information on the WILHELM FAMILY of Eklo (Middleton) in Northern Baltimore Co. HENRY WILHELM originally came from Germany and obtained land in the Eklo area, which remained in the Family for over 5 generations. Henry passed the land to his Son, Henry who in turn passed it to his Son, Peter B. Wilhelm. Other Family names are CULLINGS. DORSEY AND WILSON. These were land owners and Mill owners in the Eklo area. Cullings was in the State Legislature and Peter B's Son, Henry Wilhelm is listed in who's who in Maryland. Would be pleased to exchange information with anyone sharing these ancestors. Please E-Mail to

BAKERI am just beginning my research on the Baker side of my family, here is what I know Elias Baker, b. 22 Jan 1760 in Baltimore County Md; d. 18 Nov 1843, Chattooga County, Georgia m. Sarah Holbrook 20 May 1780, Rowan County, NC, Children are Charles, Ann, John, James, Sally, Elizabeth, Mary , Sarah and Catherine. I would like to be able to find out Elias Baker's Ancestors, I have lots of info. regarding his descendants and will share. thanks. Kathy Duncan

LESTER Hello, I am looking for information on William LESTER, b. abt 1691 in Bucks County, Pa. of the Quaker faith during his upbringing and son of Peter and Mary (Duncalf) of Bucks County, Pa. William left Richland Manor, Pa. and was removed to either Maryland or Virginia. It is thought that he possibly went to the Gunpowder Settlement, but this is strictly speculation.
I am also looking for another William Lester, who was a Kinsman of Peter Lester as mentioned above, possibly a brother. Born abt. 1650(?) probably in Leicestershire, England and at one time dwelled in Rockland Manor, County of New Castle around 1691. Any information would be greatly appreciated. Thanks John Hilton Lester

BEDFORD I am looking for the parents of Thomas BEDFORD b 1817,supposedly in Baltimore Co. He moved to Ark as shown in the 1850 Ark census. He married Mary Ann Crews (Cruise) in Talledega Co.Alabama in 1848. Thomas died before 1860 in Alabama. Any help will be appreciated. Gene Bedford, Jacksonville Beach,Fl.

WOLLET or WOLLETT Interested in any information regarding the children of Charles E. WOLLET (WOLLETT), born 10/10/1865 in Midway, Logan County, Ohio, died 7/4/1944 in Baltimore, MD, buried in York, PA. He was married to Anna L. Klein and they had 7 children: Preston Eugene, Charles A., Nettie E., Edna Catherine, Myrtle, Earl Leroy, and Pauline. I only have information on the descendents of Preston Eugene. Any other information would be most appreciated. Thank you, Judy (

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