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CASE (DANIEL AND HANNAH J MCCARTY) CITY OF HAMILTON IN EARLY 1900'S. From: - MELANIE (CASE) YADEN (Feb 24, 2000)
TRYING TO FIND MY GR GR GRANDFATHERS PLACE OF BIRTH AND HIS PARENTS AND OR SIBLINGS. DANIEL CASE BORN IN 1834 OR 1835. MARRIED HANNAH J. MCCARTY ON DEC.21 1859 IN BUTLER COUNTY OH. ANY INFORMATION WOULD BE APPRECIATED.

HOLZAPFEL (John Jacob and Wilhelmenia Shook) Hamilton in the 1880's. From: - Deborah Maddox (Feb 25, 2000)
I am currently researching my ggg-grandfather, John Jacob Holzapfel (b. abt. 1848, Alsace-Lorraine) and his wife Wilhelmenia Shook (b. abt. 1844, Berlin, Germany). This couple married in Lucas County, Toledo, Ohio and moved down into Hamilton, Ohio where they had four children. Louis J. Holzapfel (male); Dora Holzapfel (female); John J. Holzapfel (male); and Frederick Ernest Holzapfel (b. June 1881, Hamilton, Ohio). I have found John Jacob's immigration papers saying he came to America in the month of June 1871, however, no clues to what exact village he came from. It only states "Prussia" on his papers. I've been told that he was a "brewer by trade", however, by the time this family moved down to Davidson County, Tennessee he was into farming. I'd love to try and find birth certificates for the children or contact any other Holzapfel researchers. I believe that John Jacob Holzapfel may have come alone to the US. In addition it is said that he had sisters, but no brothers. I'd be greatful for any help or suggestions. Thank you.

BROCK (Jacob, Cathrine MILLER) . From: - Melvin J. Baker (Feb 26, 2000)
I am trying to find any info on Jacob and Catharine BROCK in Butler Co. in the mid 1850's to mid 1860's Thank You.

BAKER (John and Susanah BROCK) . From: - Melvin J. Baker (Feb 26, 2000)
I am looking for any info on a John and Susanah Baker who might of been in Butler Co in the late 1850's to early 1860's. Thank You

ALYEA (David Isaac and Rebecca Ingersoll) probably Ross Twp bet 1820 and 1840. From: - BJ Kendrick (Mar 4, 2000)
8 sons, 1 dau. Came from Essex Co NJ and moved on to Franklin Co IN, bef settling in Porter Co IN.

VOGLER (Henry and Eleanor Dvorak) Middletown 1933. From: - Stephen H. Vogler (Mar 8, 2000)

CUNDIFF (GEORGE HAROLD) MIDDLETON. From: - Donna Ferguson (Mar 9, 2000)
I would like the obit for George Harold born Oct. 10. 1925 in Breathitt Co. Ky and died November 1943. (He was actually shot and killed in front of the Stand Theatre.) Also it seems as if his mother only recently died, if I could also have her obit. I would appreicate it Minnie Lou Cundiff Sept. 7, 1996. His father Guy died on Oct. 15, 1957 @ Middletown. Is obit available. If there is a cost, let me know before sending. I am doing this for someone else. Donna

BILLINGS () Hamilton? 1836-1850?. From: - Mark Eakins (Mar 12, 2000)
Currently typing an old family diary that deals with some of my ancestors. Some of them by the last name Billings settled in Butler County Ohio. They came from Delaware before many of them heade to Indiana. Looking for other descendants of the Billings. Some of names I have are Clarissa Billings who married John Hancock she was a widow before she came to Ohio and married William Truitt. The other Billings family was Clarissa's brother Andrew Billings and his wife, Harriet Wyatt. I will eventually post the diary when I finished typing, butmost of it deals with time in Indiana.

GLEPKO (Joseph and Barbara Florian) . From: - Debora Glepko (Mar 13, 2000)

LINTNER (Harmen or Harmon and Irena K Russell) Collinsville, 1861-1908. From: - Gene/Pat lintner (Mar 17, 2000)
any info on the lintner or russel families will be great - lived in the summerville - collinsville area harmon commited suicide - I think

Dollahan (Thomas) Oxford Township, College Station. From: - Dave Dollahan (Mar 17, 2000)
I'm looking for info on Thomas Dollahan. Also, his brother (?) Robert Delahand and wife, Sally Beeler (m. 30 April 1812)

DAVIS (Hobart, John, Mary, Fred, Laura, ) Middletown, Ohio between 1910 -and now. From: - Roberta Whitacre (Mar 18, 2000)
Would like to correspond and share research with descendants of the Davis family who moved to Middletown abt. 1910 from Pineville Ky. Laura Davis (my grandmother), Hobart Davis, John Davis, Mary Davis who m. Harry Freeze, and Fred Davis. They all were the children of Martha J. Johnson Davis Urton and James Davis. Thank You Roberta in Cinti.

AUGUSPURGER (Moses, Anna Schlonaker) Madison Twp. 1845-1874. From: - Janel (Mar 18, 2000)
Please help me find info on my great-grandparents. Moses was a Minister, Mennonite I think. They had a daughter, Alma. They were married 1874 in Ohio. Thank you

BEELER (Samuel (Col.) and Amelia) Oxford Twp, Butler Co., 1806. From: - Tammy Moran (Mar 19, 2000)
I am looking for all Descendants of the above family. Am willing to exchange informtion. Thank you. Tammy

ROCKHOLD (Francis) Butler Co., Abt 1824 possibly around Oxford Twp vicinity.. From: - Tammy Moran (Mar 19, 2000)
I am looking for all Ancestor and Descendant information on the above family. Am willing to exchange informtion. Thank you. Tammy

DAVIDSON (Moses and Elizabeth (Maiden name unknown)) . From: - Julie Clark Close (Mar 19, 2000)
I am a descendant of Samuel Davidson, born 1812. His parents were probably Moses and Elizabeth Davidson (possibly originally from PA) They all left Butler Co., Ohio, after 1833 for Macoupin County, Illinois. Anyone do Butler County Davidsons? I'd love to hear from you!

CROCKETT (WILLIAM NANCY MCNARY MOSS) MAR 1810. From: - Linda Crockett York (Mar 21, 2000)
I am seeking information on William Crockett (1783-1858 died Carroll Co., In M: 1810 Butler Co., Oh to Nancy Asher Mcnary Moss (1782 to 1854 Carroll Co., IN) There were 6 children all born in Butler Co., In Please contact me at day@fwi.com if this sounds familiar.

FRAZEE (J) . From: - Carl Frazee (Mar 21, 2000)
Looking for a J. Frazee whose first name was not listed in source. Residence given as Butler Co.,OH.

HOWE (Gideon Sears Sarah McCLAY) College Corner http://www.calweb.com/~baubo/howe.html. From: - BP (Mar 25, 2000)
Gideon Sears Howe, b.11 Apr 1799, NY, m 3 Sep 1835, Union Co, IN to Sarah McClay b.c. 1808, Ireland. known children:
Calvin B Howe b.c. 1837, Butler Co, OH
Mary Howe b.c. 1839, Butler Co, OH
Balsora "Bell" Howe b.c. 1842, Union Co, IN
Sarah "Sallie" E Howe b.c. 1843, Union Co, IN
Abdalah Howe b. c. 1845, Butler Co, OH
Eliza Howe b.c. 1847, Butler Co, OH
James M Howe b.c. 1849, Butler Co, OH
Winfield Howe b.c. 1852, Union Co, IN

HENDERSON (Jesse Catharine Chambers) 1808. From: - dorrisl1@aol.com (Mar 27, 2000)
I think that Jesse may have lived in Lemon Twp.

HENDERSON (Jesse) . From: - RJRussell (Apr 1, 2000)

HAGEMAN (Jane) . From: - Harold Kyle (Apr 8, 2000)
Looking for the ancestors of Jane Hageman b 1787 prob OH or NJ, m Abraham Piatt 25 Jun 1807, d after 1850 in Butler Co.

BRADBURY (WILLIAM MARSHA STOUT) N/A. From: - Calvin Bradbury (Apr 10, 2000)
I am trying to find my husbands Dad's father and mother. Their names are William Bradbury and Marsha Stout married 9-27-l859 They had several children
Daisy b:9-26-l876
Charles b: l865
Calvin b: Oct 3,
Ethel ?
Others I do not know their names --Calvin left home at an early age and did not keep track of his family only Daisy who moved out to Wa, State also
They both settled near the Columbia River-- Beverly, Wa. Any information you can send me --We would apprec. Thank you

BERNER (John George Crescentia FUERST) Hamilton about 1890-1910. From: - John E Fischer (Apr 11, 2000)

GLIDEWELL (ROBERT AND ELIZABETH BYRD) MORGAN TOWNSHIP. From: - Ronald J. Glidewell (Apr 12, 2000)
ROBERT MOVED TO BUTLER COUNTY SOMETIME IN THE LATE 1700s. I'VE BEEN TOLD THAT HE DIED IN MORGAN TOWNSHIP IN CIRCA 1806. SOME TIME AFTER THAT, HIS FAMILY MOVED ON TO SHELBY COUNTY, IN. DO YOU HAVE ANY RECORD OR A GRAVESITE FOR ROBERT (OR ELIZABETH)?

DANE (William & Jennie LEVIN) Hamilton, 1910. From: - Trina (Graham) Juneman (Apr 13, 2000)
I am searching for further info on the DANE family. My grandfather, Marco Gabriel Graham, was married to Katie L. Dane, daughter of William & Jennie (LEVIN) Dane, in 1905 or 1906. Katie died in 1913 of tuberculosis and left Marco and Paul Dane Graham, their 6-year-old son. I'm interested in more information on the DANE family.

HAZELTINE (ROSWELL) OXFORD TOWNSHIP 1850. From: - thomas roswell heazeltine (Apr 16, 2000)
LOOKING FOR DEATH RECORDS ANC CEMETERY OF ROSSWELL HAZELTINE

HAZELTINE (ROSWELL) oxford township. From: - thomas roswell heazeltine (Apr 16, 2000)
looking for death place and cemetery of roswell heazeltine. died in 1864thosros27

Brooks (Andrew Jackson) . From: - Marcia Vanderpool (Apr 19, 2000)
Married to a Hannah??? Children: William, Nancy Jane married to George Phillips, Ivan Brooks, Ambrose, Female Brooks married to Irving Rowen

Landon (Elisha) Reilly Township. From: - (Apr 28, 2000)

CUTLER (Benjamin & Mary COZAD) 1803. From: - Anna Mae Dean (Apr 30, 2000)
Phebe M. CUTLER b. 5 Nov 1803, Butler Co., OH, d. 22 Sep 1872 Hamilton Co. OH. m. John DAVIS 1819, 5 ch, 2 survived her. m. 2nd William WILSON wo d. 30 Sep 1870. 7 ch., 6 survived her. Her father a preacher. One child of 1st m. Sarah Elizabeth DAVIS was my great grandmother. Would like to know more about the children of both marriages and more about John DAVIS and William WILSON. I have Phebe's obit in case anyone is interested. Hope someone can help me.

HARMELING () IN OR NEAR THE CITY OF HAMILTON - LIVED THERE IN THE 1800'S. From: - Vicki Prather (May 1, 2000)
My gggrandmother is J. MARY HARMELING, b. in 1851 in Hannover, Germany, who married GEORGE D. DIERSING in Nov. 1872 in Hamilton County, Ohio and they settled in the Cumminsville area of Cincinnati, Ohio.
Upon making contact with someone who is also researching the HARMELINGS, I found that her HARMELINGS lived in or near the City of Hamilton in Butler County, Ohio. Since HARMELING seems to be an uncommon name, I am looking for more info to verify if my J. MARY HARMELING is related the the HARMELINGS who settled in Butler County, Ohio. If anyone can help, I would appreciate very much if you can e-mail me at VLP24@freewwweb.com I'd be glad to share info! Thanks so much!

DUNN (Isaac m. Julia MCGREW/MCGRAW) Have been told they married in Butler County abt. 1805. From: - Carol Dunn Hoopingarner (May 4, 2000)
Isaac DUNN had many siblings, but have not been able to find any of them. Any information on this family will be appreciated. Isaac migrated to Darke Co. OH abt. 1817. Thanks

BAKER (JACKIE, HOUSEHOLDER) HAMILTON, 1976. From: - patti davis (May 6, 2000)
LIKE TO FIND HIM

BLACK (Charles McClellan and Rena ROLL) Married 20 Mar 1884 in Butler Co., OH. From: - Angela Chapman Brigman (May 14, 2000)
Searching for more information about the family of Charles McClellan BLACK (b.c. 1865- d. ?) who married Rena ROLL, daughter of Hughes C. and Sarah E. DAVIS.
I noticed many McClellans in the Butler County GenWeb and wonder if his mother might be a McClellan??
My great grandmother, Camilla Marguerite Black, left me very little information about her father Charles and I would like to learn more about his family.
I am willing to share what I have with anyone interested.

BOYLE (JOHN and Martha Jane JAMES) Hamilton. From: - April Jean Boyle (May 15, 2000)
I am looking for any information on John and Martha Jane (James) Boyle. John was born in Ireland 14 Nov 1822 to William and Jane (Henderson) Boyle. He had two brothers, William and James. John and Martha married 22 February 1849 in Hamilton. Their son (my gggrandfather) Henderson Boyle was born 24 January 1855 in Hamilton and married Rachel Mary Barbour who died in 1879 and he remarried Joanna E Utter. Anyone willing to share information on these people please e-mail me. Thank you for your help.

BOWLING,BOWLIN (DAN,MARIE LAHMASS,LANMAN,LAHMAN,?) NOVEMBER 11, 1954 DAN SINGLE LIVED 4867 WINTON RD. 1940-1941 DIRECTORY SHOWS DAN AND MARIE LAB H25 ADAMS AL.. From: - DIANNE ANDERSON (May 22, 2000)
DAN AND MARIE MARRIED 3/19/1924 IN BUTLER COUNTY SHE WAS 23 HE WAS 48. HIS PARENTS WERE DAVE BOWLING AND SARAH GRAY. HER PARENTS CHAS. LAHMASS? AND LEONA ANDREWS HAD BEEN MARRIED BEFORE - HE TO MARTHA BAILEY IN LONDON "LAUREL" KY and SHE TO CHARLES KUCHUKUS? INDIANA. DAN AND MARTHA DIVORCED 1922 IN LONDON. MARIE DO NOT KNOW. DAN DIED 11/9/1954 IN MERCY HOSPITAL IN OHIO. HEARD THEY MAY HAVE HAD A SON CALLED DAVID. ANY INFO, PICTURES, ANY KIND OF PAPER TRAIL. DAN HAD WORKED FOR THE RAILROAD AS A REPAIR MAN. ANY THING HELPFUL

GARROD (john and harriet lyons) oxford 1840's & 1850's. From: - William Byrd (May 24, 2000)
John and Harriet migrated to Oxford from England and are buried in Oxford. John died on August 21, 1866 & Harriet died on December 3, 1890.

Catherine/Katherine ANDREWS (William Boyd THOMAS) Jacksonburg, 1826-1884?. From: - Richard L. Saum (Jun 4, 2000)
Any records or information on William Boyd THOMAS, particularly the time of his death (after 1882);
Any information on family of Katherine/Catherine ANDREW(S): her parents, where she was born in Wayne Township [9 Feb 1829]; where she lived; how many other children she had afart from Mary Eleanor THOMAS[b. 28 Oct 1848]was buried after her death [9 Aug 1856].

John CRAIG, Jr. (Lydia "Letty" BAIRD) Jacksonburg - c. 1800-1840. From: - Richard L. Saum (Jun 4, 2000)
Time when they moved to Butler County from some location in New York; location of their home near Jacksonburg. Any other information on possible friends and/or relatives who may have moved with them to Butler County around the 1790s-1800s (such as HAMPTON, THOMAS, STOKES, ANDREWS); Since I have just joined the SAR,I have all of John CRAIG's military records from the National Archives.

Eleanor C. CRAIG (John Hardmann THOMAS) Jacksonboro, 1800-1875. From: - Richard L. Saum (Jun 4, 2000)
Any information on parents of John Hardmann THOMAS [b. 13 Oct 1799] before they moved to Butler County in 1800; where and by whom they were married [11 May 1820];
Anything on other children apart from William Boyd THOMAS [b. 3 Oct 1826; d. ?]; I William Boyd's Bible: dated Aug 1846, Jacksonburg with the handwritten names "Mahetible" and "Mehetibel"... all written on the reverse side of the title page. Other THOMAS books bearing names:
Gertrude [2 "Our Girls Books" by L.T. Meade,1913];
W. I. THOMAS' entitled "Texar's Revenge" by Jules Verne, n.d.];
W. THOMAS' entitled "Bernie's White Chicken" by Pansy, 1852 printed by the Western Tract and Book Society in Cincinnati.

COMPTON (Joseph and Rebecca INKS) 1820 census they lived in Madison Twp., Butler County, OH. From: - Patty (Jun 5, 2000)
I am looking for information on Joseph Compton & Rebecca Inks. They were married sometime before 1820 possibly in Lancaster County, PA. They were found in OH in 1820, 1830 & 1840 census records in Butler County. In 1850 they were living in Franklin County, OH. Is anyone searching these people? I am at a brickwall. They had two sons, William and Ezekiel both born in Franklin County, OH. Where is Joseph and Rebecca? There are no cemetery listings or death records for these two. Any help would be appreciated.
Patty, staffa4@home.com

HARPER (Daniel Caitlett - Nora WHITE) Oxford. From: - Lois Harper (Jun 8, 2000)
Trying to track Daniel Caitlett Harper Born in Ross? twnshp. to Elisabeth and ? Harper in 1837. He had several brothers according to the 1850 census. Francis b. 1830, Thomas b. 1840 ,William b. 1843, james b. 1847 Any info on the father of these boys, Elisabeth's maiden name? Where they would be buried? Where they homesteaded? The lineage of the brothers? etc. Daniel's son, Karl is my Grandfather, born in Oxford and sived in Cincinnati OH. for the majority of his life.

CAVE (Benjamin & Leah) no. From: - Charlene Uchtman (Jun 10, 2000)
I am looking for the family of Benjamin & Leah Cave around or before 1850 in Butler County. Their two oldest children were Peter and Lydia Ann.

DANLEY (Judith) Milford Township, 1810 - 1858. From: - Alison Garcia (Jun 11, 2000)
Looking for family members of JUDITH DANLEY (married name), born about 1797. 2 known children, MARY JUDITH (born 1822) and PETER (born about 1840). Mary Judith is my gr-gr grandmother. JUDITH was apparently widowed before 1850, and she and PETER lived with Mary and her husband in Butler county in 1850. Mary married Larkin Waters in 1849. Any information appreciated.

FISHER () Wayne Township, 1880 Census. From: - Dave Fisher (Jun 11, 2000)
I am looking for information on Henry and Elizabeth Fisher. Children Peter, Adam

BALLAMAN (Catherine (parents: John and Magdalena)) born November 20, 1844. From: - Tia Marie Murphy (Jun 13, 2000)
I am looking for information about the Ballaman family. So far I have had no luck. Catherine's parents were John and Magdalena Ballaman. They moved to Illinois in 1847.
I would appreciate any help in researching this early Ohio family, especially census information containing information on John's parents and Magdalena's parents.

FOWLER (Thomas B. FOWLER) Hamilton. From: - Donnagene Dougherty (Jun 17, 2000)
Looking for info on Thomas B. FOWLER b 1831 Butler Co.,OH Married in 1855 Marion Co.,IN to Sophronia CLINTON. Who were Thomas' parents?

HUNTER (Louisa Ellenor HUNTER ) Trenton Ohio, about 1863. From: - Berna David Hunter (Jun 17, 2000)
HOPELESSLY LOST HUNTER ORIGIN! OH>ILL>MO.
HOPELESSLY LOST HUNTER ORIGIN PLEASE HELP! OH>ILL>MO.
Surnames: Hunter, Meek, Stephens, Roark, Bumgardner, Bradshaw, and Smith.
Locations: Trenton Ohio, Butler County, Ohio, Vandalia, Illinois in Fayette County, Effingham County, Illinois, Butler and Carter County Missouri, and Beaver County, Oklahoma.
I am sure you will agree with me as a fellow genealogical researcher that a family heritage that is lost is truly a very sad thing. I’m sure you would also concur that if this lost family lineage was of your own personal surname you would feel at least a small sense of loss. At this time I have exhausted all public, governmental, and clan outlets for information. It is my hope that by placing this message on these boards, someone out there with a small scrap of information will see this message and contact me. The best way I can envision to start this despaired search for information is to tell you what I know and go from there. Since 1976 I have been looking for information on my gr gr Grandmother, Louisa Ellenor HUNTER, and I hope you can help me.
Louisa Ellenor HUNTER was born on 02 October 1843 in Trenton Ohio. Her family traveled from Butler County, Ohio, too, Vandalia, Illinois in Fayette County, where she was married to a Civil War veteran, a man named Richard MEEK. It is not known if she was married prior to this marriage. Shortly after the marriage to Richard the family moved near Effingham, Illinois and Louisa HUNTER MEEK gave birth to her first son, my great-grandfather James HUNTER in 1863. James Hunter was not the son of Richard Meek.
It was soon after the birth of Louisa’s second son, Samuel Barton MEEK, half brother to James Hunter, who was also born in Effingham, that the family moved to Butler and Carter County Missouri, and this is where Richard MEEK died. Soon after the death of Richard Louisa HUNTER MEEK, married Richard's brother Samuel MEEK and the family moved to Beaver County Oklahoma where they settled and bought land. Shortly thereafter, Louisa HUNTER MEEK developed breast cancer and died in Beaver County, Oklahoma, on 27 April 1892. It is possible that she is buried at Clear Lake Cemetery near or in Beaver County, Oklahoma. Louisa HUNTER MEEK’s second husband, Samuel, settled around Madison, Oklahoma. Louisa HUNTER MEEK’s second son, Samuel Barton MEEK was a deputy Sheriff in Beaver County, Oklahoma. In Beaver County, Samuel Barton Meek donated land for a schoolhouse to be built. After Louisa HUNTER MEEK’s death, Samuel M. Meek married Edith ELLSWORTH, widow of famous outlaw, Bill DOOLIN.
While in Carter County Missouri and before moving to Beaver County Oklahoma Louisa HUNTER MEEK left her son James Hunter with Hezekiah and Caroline BUMGARDNER HUNTER. Hezekiah and Caroline raised James for several years. James remained in the home until shortly after Hezekiah Hunter’s death, and Caroline remarried to Jessie BRADSHAW. Jessie and James did not get along, so James as a very young man ran away from the home. From the time James left the Bradshaw home until he matured into a man he lived with a local SMITH family that took him in. Census, death records, land records, and wills all lead me to believe that Caroline was indeed James’ mother. Because several of the census records for Butler and Carter counties list James in the home of Caroline BUMGARDNER HUNTER then BRADSHAW, I assumed she was his mother, and for several years researched this family. It was only after chance meeting of a distant cousin that I was shown the error of my research. My cousin sent me records from my own grand uncle written in his own hand, which stated that Louisa Hunter MEEK was the true mother James HUNTER.
It is apparent that Louisa HUNTER MEEK had family in both Fayette and Effingham counties in Illinois, because she spent a great deal of time in both counties. If so these families are lost to this line of the HUNTER and MEEK families. About the same time that Louisa Hunter appears on the Missouri Censuses so does William Hunter, Charles Hunter, Caroline Bumgardner & Hezekiah Hunter. Most are listed as being from Ohio. I believe it is possible that William Hunter was Louisa’s father, and Hezekiah Hunter, the husband of Caroline Bumgardner was one of her brothers, but I have yet to find proof. But why else would Louisa give Hezekiah and Caroline Hunter her son James, if they were not family? She wouldn’t just give her son to anybody, I think it is probable that Hezekiah and Louisa were brother and sister. Here are some cold hard facts of the Hunter, Meek, Bradshaw, and Baumgardner families:
James Hunter’s mother was: LOUISA ELLENOR1 HUNTER was born October 02, 1843 in Trenton, Butler County, Ohio, and died April 27, 1892 in Beaver County, Oklahoma. She married (1) UNKNOWN. She married (2) RICHARD R. MEEK April 08, 1868 in Vandalia, Illinois, Fayette County, son of RICHARD MEEK and CATHERINE SMITH. He was born July 16, 1834 in Ohio, and died February 04, 1870 in Danver, Fayette County, Illinois. She married (3) SAMUEL M. MEEK, (Richard Meek’’s 1834-1870 brother) son of RICHARD MEEK and CATHERINE SMITH. He was born October 18, 1847 in McLean, County, Illinois, and died July 02, 1917 in Drummond, OK..
Child of LOUISA ELLENOR HUNTER and UNKNOWN is:
i. JAMES2 HUNTER1, b. March 12, 1863, Effingham, Illinois; d. July 29, 1958, Ellsinore, Missouri; m. SUFFRONIA (SOPHRONIA) JANE STEPHENS, January 29, 1888, Ellsinore, Carter County, Missouri; b. September 23, 1868, Marble Hill, Bollinger Co., MO; d. November 27, 1947, Joplin, Carter Co., MO.
Child of LOUISA ELLENOR HUNTER and RICHARD MEEK is:
ii. SAMUEL BARTON2 MEEK, b. April 25, 1870, Bloomington, McLean County, Illinois; d. February 20, 1942, Winfield, Kansas; m. MARGARET GERTRUDE HANNA, January 01, 1889, Pleasanton, Kansas; b. June 24, 1837, Metz, Vernon County, Missouri; d. May 09, 1943, Windfield, Cowley County, Kansas.
There is old family chatter about a third son named INDIAN JOE, but I have found nothing to substantiate this. I have no parent or sibling information for Louisa Hunter Meek, all I have is a letters written by my grand uncle William in 1947 stating; " Ellen Hunter and was born in the state of Ohio and married near Effingham, Illinois. Children, James Hunter and Sam B. Meek were born near Effingham, Illinois. Her parents were Hunters and born in Ohio. Five children 3 boys and 2 girls all born in Ohio and nationality English." So, this tells me that Louisa had five siblings.
Listed below is all the information I have on Caroline and the Bumgardner family. I realized a long time ago that if I was to ever locate any information on my own family, I would then have to research the other families surrounding my own. This includes the Bumgardner, Roark, Bradshaw, and Smith families.
1. CAROLINE2 BAUMGARDNER (ANTHONY1) was born 1849 in Ohio or Tennessee, and died October 09, 1927. She married (1) HEZEKIAH HUNTER. She married (2) THORTON HAWTHORNE LACY. She married (3) JESSIE W. BRADSHAW July 01, 1877 in Carter County, Missouri. He died September 24, 1895 in Ellsinore, Missouri.
Notes for HEZEKIAH1 HUNTER He married CAROLINE BAUMGARDNER, daughter of ANTHONY BAUMGARDNER and ELIZABETH DAVIS. She was born 1849 in Ohio or Tennessee, and died October 09, 1927.
Notes for CAROLINE BAUMGARDNER:
Caroline had three other children with Jessie that died in infancy. John, James, and Elizabeth Bradshaw.
More About THORTON HAWTHORNE LACY:
Fact 1: Third Husband to Caroline.
More About JESSIE W. BRADSHAW:
Fact 1: Brplace Shiloh Cemetary, Carter County , Missouri.
Fact 2: 2nd Husband to Caroline.
More About JESSIE BRADSHAW and CAROLINE BAUMGARDNER:
Marriage: July 01, 1877, Carter County, Missouri

Children of CAROLINE BAUMGARDNER and HEZEKIAH HUNTER are:
i. EDWARD A.3 HUNTER, b. Bet. 1862 - 1966, Ohio or Missouri; m. MARY ANN COLLINS, August 25, 1889.
More About EDWARD HUNTER and MARY COLLINS:
Marriage: August 25, 1889
ii. WILLIAM HUNTER, b. Bet. 1871 - 1872, Ohio or Missouri.
iii. BEDFORD A. HUNTER, b. 1874, Ohio or Missouri.
Children of CAROLINE BAUMGARDNER and THORTON LACY are:
iv. QUILLA3 LACY.
v. CLIFFORD LACY.
vi. JESSIE LACY.
vii. RUFUS LACY.

Children of CAROLINE BAUMGARDNER and JESSIE BRADSHAW are:
viii. MALINDA. BRADSHAW, b. November 22, 1881, Missouri; d. 1973, Poplar Bluff, Missouri; m. JOHN T. ROARK, March 19, 1898, Ellsinore, Missouri; b. 1872, Alabma Or North Carolina.

Notes for MALINDA BRADSHAW:
Had ten children in all.
More About JOHN ROARK and MALINDA BRADSHAW: Malinda Bradshaw Roark is mentioned in James HUNTER’s obituary as his half sister. (See, I wasn’t the only one confused ;)
Marriage: March 19, 1898, Ellsinore, Missouri
ix. CHARLES BRADSHAW, b. April 24, 1884; d. January 06, 1924.
x. HENRY ARSON BRADSHAW, b. September 23, 1866; d. January 08, 1929.
Does any of this ring any bells? It is my hope that this information will assist you in your research, and by assisting you, you will assist me, whereas you if you can add to this information, or see something that I can’t you will let me know. I have been looking for a long time now, and it is my hope that we can assist each other. This is all the information that I have, would you know of anything else? Can you help me? If you think you have any information please contact me directly! Thank You Very Much for Your Time!
Sincerely,
Berna David Hunter
applegla@netins.net
Gravette, AR.

IRWIN (ROBERT MARRIED MARY WINTON) BORN IN OXFORD OHIO AND LATER LIVED IN CAMDEN, OHIO. From: - SUZANNE STANLEY (Jun 18, 2000)
MY GREAT GREAT GRANDFATHER, ROBERT IRWIN (REV. ROBERT IRWIN, SR.) WAS BORN IN OXFORD OHIO IN MARCH 1801. WHERE CAN I SEARCH TO FIND MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THIS? HE BECAME A PRESBYTERIAN MINISTER, MIAMI UNIVERSITY, AND WAS SENT IN THE 1836 OR 8 BY THE OXFORD PRESBYTERY TO PREACH AND FOUNDED A CHURCH IN MUNSEYTOWN (MUNCIE) INDIANA. HE RODE THERE BY HORSEBACK AND LATER RETURNED TO CAMDEN OHIO TO PICK UP HIS FAMILY (OF 5) AND RIDE BY COVERED WAGON, WITH THE COW TIED TO THE BACK, BACK TO MUNSEYTOWN. HE FOUNDED THE FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH THERE, BUILT (FIRST IN WOOD) IN 1844 AND STAYED THERE MANY YEARS. I WISH TO FIND OUT THE EXACT DATE OF HIS BIRTH. WHERE CAN I SEARCH? THANK YOU.

DUNHAM (Samuel) Union Township. From: - Patsy Campbell (Jun 21, 2000)
Looking for SAMUEL DUNHAM. He was a physician in this county around 1860. I belive he had a wife and several daughters. He left Ohio between 1860 and 1865. he did not return to his family-he relocated in Eastern North Carolina. Thanks in advance for any help!

ATHERTON (HENRY, SYLVINIA BUELL) Venice area. From: - Barbara Atherton Leffingwell (Jul 2, 2000)
There is an Atherton Road in, I think, Butler Co. Does anyone know the origin of it?

HAND (Frazey - Margaret FERGUSON) Married in Butler Co. in1822. From: - Carol Turner (Jul 3, 2000)
Am trying to find the parents of Frazey-(Frazie) HAND & Margaret FERGUSON. He may have been from N.J & she was from Va.They married in Butler Co. in 1822 & were in Clark Co. Mo. in 1843 & bought land in Jffersonville, Ind. in 1834. They were the parents of 3 sons & 5 daughters. Two known are Eliza & David b.1828. Davids 1st wife was Clyda WATKINS m.1847 in Marion Co. Ind. 2nd Hanna LEMASTER from Keokuk,Iowa

ATHERTON (Henry, Sylvinia Buell) 1830's onward. From: - Barbara Atherton Leffingwell (Jul 6, 2000)
Henry moved to Ohio with his family, married Sylvinia BUELL from New York. They settled in Ohio, having a family, Israel who married Jane Rachel CONE, daughter of William Clinton CONE, and Aurelia who married Henderson SCOTT. They are all buried in the Venice Cemetery. Any links? or info?

HAWKINS (ROBERT HAWKINS MARRIED ROBERTA MADERAS) FAIRFIELD, WEST CHESTER. From: - JACQUELINE HELLER (Jul 11, 2000)
1988- FAMILY MOVED HERE FROM INDIANA,ROBERTS SIDE ARE DESCENDANTS OF THE HARRIS FAMILY. ROBERT AND ROBERTA HAD TWO CHILDREN

HAWKINS (GORDON TYSON HAWKINS AND JENNIFER NORTON) FAIRFIELD, HAMILTON 1988. From: - JACQUELINE HELLER (Jul 11, 2000)
GORDON IS THE SON OF ROBERT AND ROBERTA HAWKINS. HE AND JENNIFER HAVE ONE CHILD

HELLER (DANIEL L HELLER JR. AND JACQUELINE HAWKINS) 1988. From: - (Jul 11, 2000)
DANIEL HELLER AND JACQUELINE HAWKINS WERE MARRIED IN APRIL OF 2000. JACQUELINE IS THE DAUGHTER OF ROBERT AND ROBERTA HAWKINS, THEY HAVE ONE CHILD

HAWKINS (BENJAMIN WYATT HAWKINS) FAIRFIELD, HAMILTON. From: - J HELLER (Jul 11, 2000)
BENJAMIN IS THE SON OF JENNIFER NORTON AND GORDON TYSON HAWKINS. GRAND PARENTS ARE ROBERT AND ROBERTA HAWKINS. AUNT IS JACQUELINE HELLER

HAWKINS (DEVON RACQUELLE HAWKINS) BORN 1998 FORTHAMILTON HUGHES. From: - J HELLER (Jul 11, 2000)
DEVON IS THE DAUGHTER OF JACQUELINE HELLER.HER GRANDPARENTS ARE ROBERT AND ROBERTA HAWKINS

VAN DYKE (David Margaret Ross) . From: - Connie Van Dyke Jerome (Jul 13, 2000)
Looking for information on the Van Dyke's, I think they left Ohio in 1852. Other names are Huston Van Dyke, Dirck or Richard Van Dyke. Most of the family was born in Butler Co. Sara Isabelle 1839, John Harmon & Thomas born 1841, Deborah Jane 1843. etc. Margaret Ross's parents Thomas Ross and Deborah Jennings ???

ANSPACH (Jacob & Elleanor ISRAEL) 1820 census - Madison Twp. http://www.geocities.com/ymw42/Genealogy.html. From: - Yvonne Anspach White (Jul 14, 2000)
I would like to find a listing of the household for Jacob & Elleanor (ISRAEL) ANSPACH from the 1820 Ohio Census. The Index listing I have gives ANSPACH, Jacob pg.045 Butler Co., Madison Twp. Jacob & Elleanor were married in Butler CO. on Jan.4,1816. Name variations include ALSPACH, ANSPAUGH, ASPACH, AUSPACH, etc. Jacob is also known as John Jacob b.ca.1792PA. - d.1856IL. I do not know if the family was still in OH. in 1830, Jacob bought land in Decatur Co.,IN in 1828. But I'm not sure when they actually moved there.

Gardner (John) . From: - Janice Stenger (Jul 24, 2000)
A David Brennan posted a query about John Gardner and his wife possibly Mary Ward on Jan. 2, 2000. But, try as I might, I can't find a way to directly email him. So, here is my reply: I am the great granddaughter of Elizabeth Gardner, born about 1822,(she was 28 in the Mo. 1850 census) died 1863(childbirth) in Santa Rosa, California. Married William Sharp, who had been married previously and had four children. They then had 8 of their own. They were married in Daviess Co. Mo. in 1849 and on the same hand written register, Martha Gardner married Aaron Sharp (not Aaron Fox, somewhere along the line it was transcribed wrong}There is a census in 1850 in Mo), that shows William & Elizabeth and his first four children, Charles, Richard, Mary & Nathan, next door to Aaron Sharp(aged 32) and Martha.(aged 19) In their household, there is a Nancy Sharp, aged 67, a William King Sharp (aged 14) and a Clarissa Sharp(aged 12)(so this was also a second marriage for Aaron it appears. If you would like to contact me directly, I am ibis14@neteze.com, Janice Stenger, 16450 Laughlin Road, Guerneville, Ca. 95446

LINDLEY (JACOB AND MARY C MORRIS) St. Clair Twp, Butler County 1850. From: - Roberta Flittner (Jul 31, 2000)
I am looking for information on William D Lindley possible son of Jacob and Mary Morris Lindley. William D Lindley m Bertie L Overpeck 12/20/1883 in Butler CO. Thanks for any help Roberta

COLLINS (William H.) 1850. From: - Virginia Borkowski (Aug 12, 2000)
I have been told there was a William H. Collins living in Butler Co. in 1850. Could anyone please tell me a little about him I am looking for my great-grandfather William H. Collins born 1849 in Pa. I have been told by nice people that helped me in Pa. that he is not in Pa. in 1850. I don't know parents name. I have looked for years.

GARRISON (Arthur) Middletown 45042. From: - Sheryl Napier (Aug 12, 2000)
Would like obit or info on Arthur Garrison born 10 March 1903. Died march 1977. SSN 277-01-8535. Last benefit was Butler County. Looking to see if this man was born in West VA. Any information will be greatly appreciated. Thanks, Sheryl

FERMAN (James & Catherine ALBRIGHT) 1847-1851. From: - Jim S. (Aug 12, 2000)
Looking for info on the James Ferman family. Came to Ohio in 1847 from Lancaster, PA, and moved to Henry County, IL, in 1851. His wife was Catherine Albright; children were George, Robert, John, Frank, Anne, James, William, Margaret, and Andrew.

DEBORD (Charles and Bonnie McDowell) 1973 . From: - Amy Thompson (Aug 13, 2000)
Anyone having any info on these two please contact me. They are my parents

Boatman (JAMES , WIFE ANNA MILLS) . From: - Larry E. Harris (Aug 18, 2000)
I am looking for the burial place of James and Anna Mills/Boatman. He was to have been born in 1782 and died in 1853. Wife Anna was born 1782 and died 1863. Could someone locate their grave markers?

BOYD (William W.) Oxford 1920's. From: - Boyd Case (Aug 22, 2000)
Looking for any information you may have on Wiliam Boyd. He served as President of Western College for Women during the early part of this century.

BERNDT (Elizabeth) Hamilton 1898. From: - Peggy Stempfly (Aug 27, 2000)
This is my husband's grandmother Elizabeth Berndt Stempfly married to Louis Edward Stempfly son of Louis Stempfly and Emma Myers

GARDNER (GARDNER, Adeline and LONG, John) Married January 22, 1835 in Butler Co., 1850 Census indicates Wayne Township.. From: - Karen Lanphear (Aug 31, 2000)
John and Adeline had nine children: Emphriam B., Joseph, Mariah E., Miller Franklin, William Hall, Melinda V., David A., John W. and Phebe E. If anyone can help me out on this I would greatly appreciate it. My e-mail address is lanphear@t-one.net Thank you in advance.

CARTER (WILBUR) City of Hamilton died there September 1980. From: - William S. Carter (Sep 7, 2000)
Wilbur Carter born 17 April 1894 died September 1980 in Hamilton, Butler co Ohio. SS#275-10-7182 (issued prior to 1951 in Ohio) Can any one provide info on this man or his family?

BALL (Davis & Mary Hatfield) Trenton, Approx 1784. From: - Davis Frederick BALL (Sep 7, 2000)
Davis and Mary left Essex County, NJ and after a brief stop at Red Stone, Washington County, Penna, they came on to Butler Co., where our family history says they helped in the organization of the city of Trenton. Davis' son Aaron operated a ferry on the Miami River, and in March of 1819 - on his sixty- first birthday, he died while operating the ferry, when it capsized in rough, high water. His son Stephan moved to Southern Michigan in 1831 or 1832, and became an early settler of the state. Altogether, Davis had eight children.

COX (Carl Mamie Phillips) Trenton . From: - Carl V Cox (Sep 9, 2000)
Carl died in 1937 or 1938 buried in Hicory Flat cemetary would like to know exact date if possible

PRICE (John and RINEHART (RHINEHART), Elizabeth) Seven Mile, before 1849. From: - Barbara Madsen (Sep 10, 2000)

DONER (DONAR) (David or Christopher) Sections 21 & 27, Hanover Twp.. From: - Barbara Madsen (Sep 10, 2000)

RINEHART (RHINEHART) (Jacob and RUNKLE, Barbara) Served in War of 1812. From: - Barbara Madsen (Sep 10, 2000)
Does anyone have any further information on this couple?

FULLER (LLOYD Effie Norris) Middletown ohio between 1913-1918. From: - Rachel (Sep 11, 2000)
I am searching for the Fuller family of Butler county Ohio, Lloyd and Effie Fuller had 2 children beween 1914-1916 Ethel and Cecil

HARDESTY (RICHARD) 1790 TO 1828. From: - William E. Puckett (Sep 19, 2000)
Looking for information on Richard Hardesty who lived in Butler County from around 1790 to 1828 in Mercer Twn. I do not know his wifes name but he had 3 young boys in the 1820 Census. Also any information on Jesse or Uriah Hardesty. I think Uriah went to Boone County Ky by 1810.

CLIFTON (CLEMENT MASSEY KNOX) HAMILTON 1818. From: - Mary Jo Sams (Sep 24, 2000)

CHAMBERLAIN (Jerome F.) Middletown circa 1971. From: - Jack E. Brown (Sep 24, 2000)
Seeking any information on Middletown, Butler County resident Jerome F. CHAMBERLAIN, and his descendants. He was a son of Alta V. (Metzger) and John E. (Jack) Chamberlain. Per his mother's obituary, Jerome was living in Middletown at the time of her death on April 7, 1971 in Rochester, IN. Jerome had two brothers, Howard R. (Cincinnati WLW radio personality) and Robert S. of Battle Creek, MI

beeler () . From: - pat warner (Sep 24, 2000)

CROSSLEY (melvin/Hazel WITTERS) Hamilton melvin -1908-1972 Hazel - 1910-1990. From: - Michael Crossley (Sep 26, 2000)
I am researching the geneaology of the Crossley family in Hamilton Ohio

BAUER (ALBRECHT ELISABETH POPP) BOYLE ROAD, 1885. From: - NANCY A. HUMBACH (Sep 27, 2000)
LOOKING FOR ANCESTORS OF ALBRECHT BAUER AND ELISABETH POPP. THEY MAY HAVE LIVED EARLIER IN CINCINNATI.

PAULLIN (Jeremiah & Elizabeth (Thompson/Hagerman)) Madison Twp, abt 1820. From: - Celia F. Johnson (Sep 27, 2000)
Trying to find if Jeremiah's Wife, Elizabeth had a maiden name of Thompson or Hagerman. They were married 18 Apr 1794. They came from New Jersey and died in Madison Twp, Butler County, Ohio

FULLER (Lloyd FULLER and Effie NORRIS) Middletown 1918. From: - Rachel Fuller (Oct 16, 2000)
Lloyd FULLER was born in Butler county around 1890,born in Bath county KY 1896- passed away around 1947 in He married Effie NORRIS, Effie passed away in Oct. 1918 of the spanish flu. The couple had 2 children Ethel(Eithel)who married Paul SHAFOR, and had a daughter Karen SHAFOR, who I don't believe ever married. The other child of Lloyd and Effie is Cecil FULLER, born around 1916. Any information about this family or any of any descendants are welcome. Or suggestions on where to look for information such as major cemeteries in the area. Thnak you

Brewer (Bedford Louise Hamilton) Middletown c. 1945. From: - avery (Oct 18, 2000)
Looking for any info on Louise Hamilton Brewer died in Middletown c. 1945 she was 15-20 years old.

BAGLEY COULTER CHAPMAN (James H Bagley married Margaret Chapman) Married in Butler County 1862. From: - Kathy Frick (Nov 13, 2000)

DOTY (Joseph C. and Mary E. Smith) Yankee Road. From: - Terry Bava (Nov 18, 2000)
A 1940 obit for Mrs. Mary E. DOTY (age 87 so b. abt. 1853), widow of Joseph C. DOTY, says she was from St. Marys (Auglaize Co., OH). Her maiden name is not mentioned in the obit but I believe her to be the d/o Aaron and Rachel L. Smith of St. Marys. Info to prove/disprove this would be appreciated. I am also interested in her sister, Mrs. Loretta Wollam.

CHAMBERS (William and Sarah Elwell) Darrtown. From: - Judy Chambers Hildreth (Nov 21, 2000)
Am trying to find any information on William Burke Chambers and his wife Sarah Elwell. They might be my greatgreatgrandparents. I have traced them to Darrtown and show they died here about 9/1824 for Sarah and 1848 for William.

FATOOT ( SILAS) 1850 census, butler co, oxford twp. From: - janet webb (Nov 25, 2000)
please, I am looking for silas fatoot
john fatoot
arron fatoot
lydia fatoot-married John r webb- preble co.
they are listed in the 1850-1860 butler co census. I have not be able to find the 1850-1860 census. I would like your help, please

MORRIS (Robert and Rebecca HINSEY) Rossville http://www.usgenealogy.com/drc/awoods/d245.htm. From: - Dave Schubert (Nov 28, 2000)
Elizabeth J. MORRIS b. 21May1827 Rossville, Butler, OH. m. 17Apr1851 College Corner, Preble, OH to James Robinson WOODS, d. 25Feb1911 Rose Hill, Mahaska, IA.
Her parents were Robert MORRIS (Jr.) c1795-aft 1855 who married 30Mar1824 Butler Co., Ohio to Rebecca HINSEY.
I have no additional dates for this family. Any help or suggestions will be most welcomed.
Dave Schubert
USGenealogy.com

PRIEST (Vincent and Sarah Jane BOYER) Reily Township/Hanover Twp 1850- 1851. From: - Jean Priest (Nov 29, 2000)
Seeking any information abt Sarah Jane BOYER, b. Nov 17, 1831. She and Vincent E. PRIEST were married in Butler, April 19, 1851. Apparantly Sarah had been married/had a relationship previously to Unknown ADDISON. She had a son Frank/Francis M. ADDISON b. 1849 from this relationship when she married Vincent. In the 1850 Hanover Tsp. census she is found living in the home of Abram BARKER and his wife Elizabeth. One can only assume she is related to them.

Priest (Vincent and Theodocia HALL) Reily Twp 1840-1850. From: - Jean Priest (Nov 29, 2000)
Vincent PRIEST married Theodocia HALL July 7, 1840. He is found living with Henry HALL(age 80) and his wife MARY (age 74) in the 1850 census for Reily with his daughter Mary age 9. Vincent is age 36 at the time of the census. There is no listing for Theodocia. Speculation is that Theodocia died and the elder Halls are either parents or grandparents of Theodocia. Would appreicate any help solving this mystery.

CHAMBERS (William and Sarah Elwell) Darrtown - early 1800's. From: - Judy Chambers Hildreth (Nov 29, 2000)
I am looking for information on William Burke Chambers & his wife, Sarah Elwell. They had three sons named Charles, James & Richard. I believe their Charles might have been my great grandfather. William & Sarah died in Darrtown - William in 1848 and Sarah in 1824 (I think).

BRYANT (George Melton and Mary Walker) Hamilton. From: - AL SCOTT (Dec 2, 2000)
Searching for Info on this family

BOWDEN (George Elizabeth Lindley) Hamilton. From: - Roberta Flittner (Dec 8, 2000)
I am looking for any information on this family. George and Elizabeth M (Lizzie) Lindley Bowden. The 1880 census liste Elizabeth as Meriann E. Children listed are: Nicolas E, 9; William, 7; Mary E, 5 adn Clifford, 1. 1910 Miracode shows, George age 70 born in England, Elizabeth age 57 and daughter Hazel 15. Elizabeth M Lindley Bowden died 8/30/1922 in Butler CO. Thank you for any information. Roberta in Ca

GARVER (John H. and Hannah Jane BROOK) 1840s. From: - R. Warkentin (Dec 12, 2000)
Seeking information on John H. Garver married Hannah Jane Brook in Butler County, June 27, 1844. I am at a dead end as to either of their birth dates, parents or siblings. Any help would be appreciated.

BREWER (STEVE AND ELIZABETH ?) Middletown. From: - Bonnie (Jan 4, 2001)
Looking for any information on Steve Brewer and family. Steve died abt 1920-1930. Would love any information. Will share all that I have from Steve till now. Have a lot of information of the Brewer line. Brewers came from Wolfe and Powell co. , Ky. Thanks Bonnie

BALLARD (jjames debbi REECE) . From: - Nikki (Jan 6, 2001)
im looking for information on BALLARD's that have been burried in Hickory Flat Cemetery, dates ranging from 1900 to 1963. Is there a book available for that time frame? I'm looking for James Morteky Ballard and family. Thanks

IRWIN (Samuel and Sara Jane TenBroek(tenBrook;timbrook)) VENICE 1780-1810. From: - Della A. Selner-O'Hara (Jan 13, 2001)
Looking for information on Samuel Irwin and Sara Jane Tenbroek. Willing to share information. We understand that Sara Jane TENBROEK Irwin died in Venice, Butler Co., Ohio. We are descendants of this Union. Samuel was born circa 1757 in Pennsylvania and Sara was born circa 1792 in Lycoming County, PA. and Died in Venice, Butler Co. Oh date unknown. As always thanks and any help greatly appreciated.

DITTES ,Philip Middletown,OH 1910 Census (Philip & Sophia) Middletown. From: - Doris Binger (Jan 18, 2001)
Philip DITTES born in Germany 68 yrs of age and wife Sophia DITTES from KY, . Would like to know more about them. Thanks D.B.

Compton (ELIAS SARAH) Madison Twp.. From: - Catherine Louise Compton (Jan 20, 2001)
Elias and Sarah were among the early settlers in Madison Twp. before 1812. Two children were born in Madison Twp.: William in 1818 and Joseph in 1820, and possibly a sister Mary. By 1830 they had moved on to Indiana and by 1847 William "brought the first family to join him" in the new prarie town of Winterset in Madison County, Iowa. In Ohio they were joined by Elias' father, Joseph Compton, who had been a private during the American Revolution. He may have died in Butler Co. on 13 MARCH 1841. As William's connection to Elias is new to me, I am just begining to verify data I recieved from Ancestry files at familysearch.com. Any suggestions would be welcome.

GUNION/GUNYON (Joseph) . From: - Steve Hitch (Jan 20, 2001)
Searching for info on Joseph Gunion or kin. My Joseph was born about 1830 and lived in Clinton Co. Indiana from 1847 to 1860. My have lived in Hamilton Co. Indiana for a while. Believe he was related to Daniel Gunion who migrated to Hamilton Co. from Butler Co. about 1828. Many Gunions from Ohio came to this area of Hamilton/Clinton Co. around 1820 thru 1860. Joseph disapppears after the 1860 census and I'm trying to locate where he went or where he came from. Steve Hitch

DAWSON (VINCENT JANE (UNKNOWN MAIDEN NAME)) DIDN`T RESIDE HERE. From: - CONNIE SPURLOCK (Jan 26, 2001)
am looking for any decendants of vincent and jane. they had 9 children all born in either floyd or pike coubty ky. have found 5 of the children. their names are: william dawson,martha dawson baldridge,margaret dawson ratliff,vincent dawson jr.,mary dawson and tamsey jane s. dawson pinson. thank you for this butler county web site. would appreciate any help you give me. take care and god bless.

FYE (John and Catherine Baugher) Reilly Twp, according to census. From: - Sandy (Feb 8, 2001)
I am looking for other ancestors of this Fye family and/ or information on them. They moved to Butler Co, Ohio before 1820, from Rockingham Co, VA. John Fye's father was John Fye Sr and his grandfather Charles Fye, both born in VA. Thanks, Sandy

FORBES (Joseph ) Riely Twp in 1803-1827. From: - George E Cannon (Feb 10, 2001)
Joseph Forbes and his son Joseph, Jr arrived in Riely Twp around 1803. Joseph, Sr may have died there and Joseph Jr may have lost one or two wives while there, but that is uncertain. I have not found any record of marriages, deaths or burials (of my Forbes)there. They all left Ohio around 1827 for Brown Co., Iowa. Would like to exchange information.

ISRAEL (Thomas & Christina Deem (Diehm)) Madison Twp between years of 1810-1821. From: - George E Cannon (Feb 10, 2001)
Will exchange information on the Israel family of Madison Twp (1810-1821). The family came from Campbell Co.,Ky and left Ohio for Decatur Co., Ind.

BRATE (John and Delilah MOUNTS) Union Township from 1820 on. http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/b/r/a/Michael-Brate/GENE1-0001.html. From: - Michael V. Brate (Feb 21, 2001)
I have lots of information on the Brate family.

HANKINS (Ezekiel & Rebecca Malone) just know they lived in Butler Co. none. From: - Phyllis Adams (Feb 25, 2001)
Ezekiel Hankins was born July 27, 1805 in New Jersey. He married Rebecca Malone May 6, 1825 in Butler Co., Ohio. The family apparently came from N.J. into Ohio between 1805 and 1825 and into Indiana between March 1829 and Aug. 1837.Is anyone in Ohio related to these people or know anything about them?

GULLET (JAMES AND AGNES SMALLWOOD ) . From: - Erma Smallwood (Mar 1, 2001)
Agnes Smallwood was born 4-18-1882 to Thomas Covert & Sarah Billiter Smallwood. She married 1.John Rice & 2.James Gullet. She had a daug. and she died at a very early age. The little girl is burried in Menifee Co.,Ky. in the Lovelace Cemetery. Agnes is burried in the Woodside Cemetery in Butler County, Ohio. Any information would be greatly appreciated. I am wife of Thomas C. Smallwood's G.Grandson, Jack Smallwood. My e-mail add; is smallwood_erma@hotmail.com.

HASKELL (Enoch, Esther Mendenhall) Oxford Area 1850 thru 1900. From: - Ron (Mar 13, 2001)
Would Like any copys of Vitial Records or pictures. They are 6th Generation Grandparents. Also any information on their children, Noah Clinton, Daniel, Riley.

DUERR (Joseph and Elizabeth GLUMN) Middletown. From: - Nancy J Wells (Mar 15, 2001)
I am looking for the Duerr family of Middletown Ohio.
Joseph Duerr and his wife, who was Elizabeth Glumn. Joseph died in his 40's and she remarried a McLauglin. I do not have the dates of these people.
I believe they are buried in the Middletown OH area. Would like to know any of this if possible.
After Joseph Duerr died Elizabeth ran a boarding house in Middletown OH to support her and the children.
This is all my mother can remember about her grandparents.
Joseph and Elizabeth had 4 children:
1. Clara Salome Duerr born 8/12/1885 (My grandmother)
2. Joseph born 7/8/1888 died Oct 1966
3. Lillie Duerr married Frank Sauter, they had a daughter, Marylin that lived in Springboro; a son John that was a Roman Catholic Priest; a son Tom; and a daughter Helen
4. Harry Duerr owned and operated a meat market for many years in Middletown OH
Any info on them and where they are buried I would very much appreciate.
Thank you.
Sincerely,
Nancy J Wells
wellsco@midohio.net

DILL (SOLOMON, SARAH) Lemon Township, 1850. From: - Liz Taylor (Mar 17, 2001)
I trying to find more information regarding Solomon Dill and his wife Sarah. I have found them listed in the 1850 census with 7 children, Eliza, William, John, (who is my direct line) Solomon, Andrew P, George W and Sarah. The are also listed with Vincent and Esther Dill, who may be his parents. The census states Solomon was from Delaware. I have a lot of information regarding Dill's in Delaware, but nothing to connect them to my Solomon. I do know he died somewhere between 1862-1870, because Sarah is listed by herself as a widow, with 3 of her younger children, this time in Miami, Ohio.

BICKEL (ABBIE) Hamilton . From: - stephanie barham (Mar 18, 2001)
I am looking for anyone who may have information about Abbie who married my great-grandfather August Klatte and info would be great

HALL (Hugh & Nancy BUTLER) Fairfield Twp. 1811 to 1851 http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?db=heathall. From: - Charles R. Heath II (Mar 20, 2001)
Seek date and place of their marriage and that of their son, William H. HALL to Sarah MARTIN.

BOWERMAN (mICHAEL) ROSS tOWNSHIP. From: - CHARLES RICHARD BOWERMAN (Mar 27, 2001)
ANY INFO ON mICHAEL BOWERMAN OR MAGGIE BOWERMAN WOULD BE GREATLY APPRECIATED. ALSO INFO ON GEORGE OR FRANK BOWERMAN.

FOLEY (James and Elizabeth) Colerain Township. From: - Karen Johnson (Mar 28, 2001)
Searching for information on James and Elizbeth Foley - maiden name may be Ullom or Ulam. Both born ~1850 and were buried at St. John the Baptist.

DEVENING (Daniel and Mary M. Klein) Venice. From: - Jane Devening Brumitt (Apr 2, 2001)
Mary M. Klein Devening was to have died in the cholera empidemic in 1848. Her daughter was born in Venice in 1845 so in all probability they were still living in the area. Were there any death records or funeral home records for this time frame. I have hit a brick wall in finding out anything concerning her death date and burial place. Any information would be apprciated.

HAYES (Stephen and Anne HEENEY) Lemon. From: - Sharon D (Apr 2, 2001)

HUFFMAN (Frederick = Caroline Blocker) 1840. From: - Jeannie Ireland (Apr 17, 2001)
Looking for marriage info & parents. Am descended from Frederick's son David. Name may have been Hoffman.

ELSASS (CHRISTINA) MONROE, BUTLER CNTY, OH. From: - Craig Poole (Apr 20, 2001)
I have the Elsass family living in Monroe, Butler Cnty, Oh around the 1837 give or take. Christina Elsass was born there April 28, 1837, spending her girlhood days there, and was united in marriage to Henry C Beerline, March 18, 1857. She resided in Ohio for nine years after her marriage moving with her husband to Nebraska in 1866.
Would like any information on the Elsass or Beerline family from Butler Cnty, Auglaize Cnty, or any county in Ohio that may be a link.
Christina Elsass had a brother Philip Elsass born March 19, 1828 in Elsass, Germany, (hence the last name?), Philip also married a Mary Beerline, maybe a sister to Henry, a sister Anna Barbara Elsass, born 1841 in OH, Sophia Elsass born April 26, 1835 in Auglaize Cnty, OH, another sister and a brother Mike Elsass. The majority of the family ended up in Papillion, Sarpy Cnty, NE, where they are buried in Fairview Cemetery. Appreciate any help or leads.
Craig Poole
cpoole@unmc.edu/acpoole57@home.com

ALLMAN (GODFRIED and ELIZABETH AKERMAN) hamilton 1847. From: - Florence Mehelich (Apr 20, 2001)
record of marriage??

Diephaus (Clara Elizabeth) Overpeck, Ohio in 1*00. From: - Sharon (Apr 21, 2001)
Searching for any information regarding Clara Elizabeth DIEPHAUS and her husband George Edward OSTENDORF. The reside in Butler County, in 1900 According to the census. They had three children at that time: Anna, Edward & Clara.

DYKES (ALEXANDER) Huntsville, Liberty Twp. From: - Dean Minnich (Apr 21, 2001)
Looking for any information on his family.

HENDRICKSON (George & John. John's wife's name was _____Norris) 1837. From: - Esther Newman (Apr 22, 2001)
Just learned from Civil War pension records that George Hendrickson was born in Butler Co., OH. b/d: June 12, 1837. According to his death certificate, his father was John Hendrickson and his mother was __________ Norris. Since her given name was not known by her dil, I assume she died very early. Included in George's pension records was a page for John Hendrickson, whom I assume to be his brother. This is all the information I have on any of this family (other than descendants of George and wife Margaret Elizabeth Dunn. Thanks in advance for any help you can offer. Esther Newman ednewman@prodigy.net

DORSEY (michael dorsey phebe miller) oxford twp. 1811 1846. From: - dave kennedy (May 9, 2001)
seek info abt. michael dorsey b. 1770 md.marr.in 1798 in nj. to phebe miller.children samuel m,clarisa,juliann,john,james,sylvester,harriett,jason,and lindsley e.dorsey who was b.in butler co. 1817.he marr. to francina musgrove in1839.had son michael m b. 9-1839 inbutler co. sarah and eliza.francina wife of lindsley d. in1845.lindsley moved to indiana in 1846.dave kennedy 947 n. rural st. indpls. indiana46201

ELLIOTT (William Clinton and Achsah Cordelia POPE) Hamilton, 1860. From: - L. Billings (updated Feb 28, 2006; May 12, 2001)
G.G.Grandfather William ELLIOTT, Civil War veteran (enlisted in Preble Co.), was born in Ohio or Western PA. Married Aschah POPE 7/26/1863. Bought home on Greenwood Ave.for $300. Had a brother " Billy". Died 3/28/1916. Am descended from William's daughter Mary Wyman ELLIOTT.

DAVIS (Asa and Mary Jane BRANSON) 1810-1830. From: - Eldon E. Davis (May 13, 2001)
Parents (???) of Asa DAVIS (NJ>OH, b 1818) Looking for names of my 3G grandparents who had at least one son, my 2G G/D Asa Davis. Both of the 3G G/P were born in NJ probably 1775-1795. Where married unknown. At some point however, they lived someplace in OH and its likely it was in the southwest part of the state such as Butler Co. It was here in OH where son Asa was born in 1818. Final residence of 3G G/P is unknown. Asa however went on to Madison Co.IN where he lived from at least 1838 to 1864. While there he married Mary Jane Branson in 1846. In summary, looking for names of NJ born Davis husband and wife who lived in OH and had their children from probably 1810 to 1830. Also interested in names of siblings of the Asa mentioned above. Any clues / ideas are welcome. Thanks Eldon Davis

FISCHER (HENRY and CAROLINE [BERGER]). From: - JUDY (May 24, 2001)
I AM SEARCHING FOR THE FAMILY OF HENRY AND CAROLINE [MORGER] FISCHER. THERE SON - FRED FISCHER WAS MY DAD. HE WAS BORN IN 1910 IN CINCINNATI. I THING THEY CAME FROM GERMANY. IT WAS A LARGE FAMILY. THANK YOU.

BUEHL (GROVER and CORA PIGMAN) Middletown. Around 1917 when my father was born ( same given name). From: - Julie Buehl-Bernales (Jun 3, 2001)
I have located around 10 Buehl's burried in Butler co. cemetaries. I am wondering if any Buehl's remain in Butler co. who may be related to my Father and grandfather. They are Grover Clevland Buehl born 11/09/1892 died 05/1965 and Grover Clifton Buehl born 01/22/17 died 07/22/78 As far as I know they were both born in Butler co. My father was an only child whose mother died when he was a young child, her maiden name was Cora Pigman and I can find no refrence to any of this name in Ohio. Any information would be most welcome, my Father and his people remain very much a mystery.

DYKES (Alexander) Huntsville, ohio. From: - Dean Minnich (Jun 21, 2001)
Have a civil war picture of a soldier from huntsville, Butler Co., Ohio. named Dykes.

CARTER (James) Fairfield-before or during Civil War. From: - Curt Grissom (Jun 24, 2001)
James M Carter moved from Fairfield (town or county)to Illinois and was in an Illinois unit during the Civil War. I would like to know anything about him and family.

HOLMBERG (Jerker (Clem) Holmberg) Middletown 1976. From: - Jerry Longstrom (Jun 30, 2001)
Jerker Holmberg died in Middleton Ohio on August 1976. I am trying to find an obit for him, or any other information. He is a relative of mine and the info I have is that he was married more than once.

BURK (Thomas Burk and Elizabeth Jones) Bunker Hill http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/b/u/r/Aimee-Celeste-Burk/index.html. From: - Aimee C. Burk (Jul 8, 2001)
Looking for descendants of this line. Information I currently have: Thomas Burk, b. May 3, 1773 Baltimore, MD. d. April 27, 1858 (I'm guessing in Butler co., Ohio) wife Elizabeth Jones b. Abt. 1775, d. October 25, 1856, in Bunker Hill, Butler Co. Married March 27, 1793 in Baltimore, MD. children:
Matilda b. April 3, 1794, Baltimore, MD. d. April 16, 1881, Reily twp., Butler Co. married December 27, 1829 to Matthias Swayne Sayres
John b. September 22, 1800 Bullit Co., Kentucky. d. February 6, 1878 Edina Missouri. married May 31, 1827 to Harriet Tucker
Thomas b. Abt. 1810
Elizabeth b. Abt. 1816
Stephen b. Abt. 1820, married March 10, 1840 to Eleanor Golden

HERRLEIN (Henry and Magdalene BARHORST) Hamilton 1890's thru 1940's. From: - Mary Jones (Jul 8, 2001; Jan 25, 2004 update)
I am looking for information on Henry Herrlein and Magdalene (Helena) Barhorst Herrlein. I am not sure of the dates listed. I am looking for information on names of parents, children or any other kin. Also any dates of birth, marriage or death.

DOBBINS (Nelson Mary Jane Huddleston) c1860. From: - Sandi Evilsizer Koscak (Jul 18, 2001)
Looking for paretns f Nelson Dobbins. He married Mary Jane Huddleston in Butler Co, OH 1862

GEORGE (John). From: - Kathleen Hash (Jul 23, 2001)
Looking for information about John F. GEORGE, who was born in Butler County, Ohio in 1826. He moved to Madison County, Indiana by 1849, where he married Margaret McCoy Jones. He died before 1900.

WOLFRAM (Ludwig-Louis-Benny & Freda Rachel SEIGLE) Hamilton. From: - Joan Wolfrom (Jul 28, 2001)
I am searching for this family's origin in Germany. It could be Malsheben, Schwarzwaldkreis, Wurttemberg or somewhere in Bavaria. They immigrated in 1884, sailing on the Hohenstaufen from Bremen, Germany to Baltimore, arriving October 31, 1884.

HEWITT (Jonathan and Jane BROWN) 1818-1825. From: - Dan Hewitt (Aug 11, 2001)
Looking for information on this family. They came from Ireland in 1818 to Butler Co. OH and then on to Preble Co. OH abt. 1825. They then moved to Iowa in 1842. They had 9 children, Hamilton, Margaret Ann, William John, Robert Brown, Thomas Brown, Jonathan Irven, Susanah, James, and Mary Jane.

CAMPBELL (Lewis D.) . From: - William Glenn (Aug 18, 2001)
Lewis D. CAMPBELL (1811-1882), congressman, minister to Mexico, died in Butler County. I have come across a box of daguerrotypes identified as Lewis D. Campbell and would be interested in further identification and interest from descendants.

DEVORE (William Margaret HUNT) Married January 5, 1830. From: - Mark Eakins (Sep 1, 2001)
Seeking the parents and/or siblings of either William Devore or Margaret Hunt. I have information on only one of their children.

BLACK (Charles, Mary Acton) Middletown, Oh. 1950's. From: - Mark Allen Black (Sep 4, 2001)
I am searching for relatives and decendants of Charles Black and Mary Acton. Charles was born in the 1870's? in Pendleton County,Ky. Married Mary Acton in Pendleton Co.Ky. in 1899. Charles was the son of Samuel G. Black and Ellenora Casey. I am the great grandson of Charles Black's brother Cassius Black. Charles had a daughter that married an Ashcraft and they had a daughter named Diane Ashcraft, but don't know who she married. They lived in Middletown,Oh. in the 1950's and 1960's. Would like to find Diane to discuss the family history and renew old family ties. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

BURK (Cassandra) . From: - Rosemary Jane (Teetor) Craven (Oct 6, 2001)
Cassandra Burk m William W. Teetor (may have been misspelled Leetor) 11 January 1861 in Butler Co., OH. Would like to know more about either Burk or Teetor family. Thank you.