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GRANT posted by John Vosburgh on Thursday, January 2, 1997

Interested in locating any information about William Henry GRANT. He is the father of Pearl Treasure GRANT who was born in Hiram, Ohio 29 June 1877. William Henry GRANT supposedly was born in Indiana.


COLTON, HARMON, HASSLER, HICKMAN posted by Vickie Harmon Tallent on Saturday, January 4, 1997

I am looking for any infomation for the HARMON family. My father was Donald Wayne HARMON, married Mary Virginia HASSLER, my grandfather was Frank Albert HARMON married Martha HICKMAN (Frank had one sister called Margie and one brother called Al and Six other brothers whom I have no names and know that they have spread all over the country), my great grandfather was Matthias HARMON married Orlina COLTON. If you have any links or info connecting to any of these families, I would appreaciate hearing from you. My email address is vtallent@aol.com and my mailing address is 955 Calhoun Drive, Greenback, TN 37742.


SWYERS posted by Joanne Elliott on Sunday, January 5, 1997

Looking for information on the Jonathan SWYERS family listed on the 1880 Ohio Census for Deerfield Township, Portage County. Any and all information would be greatly appreciated! Thank you.


FARRAND, WESTCOTT posted by Fred Westcott on Sunday, January 5, 1997

FARRAND, WESTCOTT: Nariessas FARRAND transacted 160 acres, lot 61 Hudson Twp. 1806 with Daniel and Anna Hudson. Did Nariessas FARRAND have a daughter Narcissa? Narcissa FARRAND married James WESTCOTT ca. 1820. James WESTCOTT granted 69 acres, lot 61 Hudson Twp. 1825 to Geo. Leach. Samuel WESTCOTT granted land to Justus Rockwell, lot 16 in Norton Twp. 1838. Is this the same Samuel WESTCOTT born in Conn. who was in Somerset Twp., Hillsdale Co., Mich. in 1840? James WESTCOTT, born in Rhode Island, was in the adjoining Wheatland Twp., Hillsdale Co., Mich. The transacted lands listed above are currently in Summit Co., Ohio, but were originally in Trumbull, Portage and Medina counties respectively.


CASE posted by Aletha Barnes on Monday, January 6, 1997

I am looking for information on Peter 7 Lucretia CASE who moved from Hampshire Co. WV to Portage Co. OH ca. 1815. Actually Peter may have died in WV and Lucretia may have married his brother William CASE, as they show up later together. Peter & Lucretia had several children: Othaniel (or Otho), Jacob, Sara, Leonard(?), Peter. Thanks in advance for any help.


ISLEY posted by William Forester on Sunday, January 12, 1997

Seeking any information about the ISLEY family. Ralph ISLEY lived in Portage Co. with wife Myrtle and daughter Cecelia in the 1920 Census. Cecelia was given to a home in Akron.


ALLSHOUSE posted by Lavada Allshouse on Tuesday, January 14, 1997

Jan 14, 96 I need a death notice for Jacob ALLSHOUSE. I need to find his date of birth to determine who his father was. Jacob married Elizabeth. Four children were born in PA, Daniel, Henry, Mary and Jonas. They moved to Chardon OH about 1824. Jacob died there in the later part of 1837. Henry, m Electa Hammel, Jonas, m Loretta Gay, Maria (Mary) m Erastus Shattuck, William, m Camila Sweet, Amella, m Ephraim Asper, Rebecca, m George Mathews, Daniel, m Charity ? and Bessy I don't know. Jacob was my husbands 3rd great-grandfather.


MURRAY posted by Skerns on Saturday, January 18, 1997

Info please on John Coleman MURRAY (Ravenna/Rootstown) Ohio


BAKER, CONANT posted by Jill Humbert on Friday, January 24, 1997

Looking for any info on the BAKER or CONANT families, that lived in Windham, Portage Co. Ohio . from approx 1780-1850. Names would include Thatcher Conant, Edna (elizabeth) Conant, Rebeckah Conant, Artemas Baker, Jonas Baker, Sybel Baker, and many others. Thanks for your replies


BANCROFT, KING, THOMPSON posted by Gerald King on Saturday, January 25, 1997

I am researching several related family from Portage County, OH during the period 1810 to 1900. this includes Rhodolphus BANCROFT, John BANCROFT Jr. and Abel THOMPSON. I would love to share information with anyone connected to this or the KING family. Please submit names to surname list. Thank you.


KRIDLER, NICKEL posted by Ron Burgess on Sunday, January 26, 1997

John Nickel is listed in the 1840 census of Portage county, with two children in their 20's, one male and one female. I'm trying to determine if the female is Catherine KRIDLER, nee NICKEL (born August 5, 1816) who was living in Trumbull County in the 1850 census. I am also searching for the parents of her husband John KRIDLER. who was listed as born in Ohio in 1817.


SHELLITO posted by Patricia J. Mischler on Sunday, January 26, 1997

I am searching for information on: William S. SHELLITO,b.-1866;d.-1952 ; Ida F. SHELLITO, b.-1860 d.-1934; Charles H. SHELLITO, b.-1870;d.-1959; They are buried in the Whipoorwill (Cambelite) cemetery NW of Palmyra Center,OH. Would be grateful for any information on these relatives during their stay in Portage County.


BIGELOW, FLETCHER, HEISLER, SMITH, WILLEY, WILLIAMS, WOERDEN posted by Kevin Anderson on Tuesday, January 28, 1997

Seeking contact with descendants of Benjamin WILLEY (1813-1863) and wife, nee Polly SMITH, of Chagrin Falls. Daughter Calista Ann WILLEY (1838-1894)and husband John H. McCLINTOCK (1832-1894) later removed to Ravenna, Portage County. Other children: Harrison D. WILLEY (1841-1843), Seth A. WILLEY (1844- ), Jennie F. WILLEY (1848-1906, married Adam Clark WILLIAMS, 1848-1932), and Mettie Maude WILLEY (1862- ). Grandchildren and Great-grandchildren of Benjamin married into the BIGELOW, HEISLER, and FLETCHER families. Also seeking information about Benjamin's father, Abijah (or Ahijah) WILLEY, who may have followed his son to Ohio. Portage County D.A.R. Bible records also mention Dayton WOERDEN and his wife in a transcript of the McClintock Bible. Relationship of the Woerdens to either Benjamin WILLEY or Polly SMITH would also be appreciated.


HOLCOMB, KELSO posted by Pat Grant on Tuesday, January 28, 1997

Am researching my KELSO line in Portage County, OH Elias Shuman KELSO b. 27 May 1853 to James C. & Nancy Shuman KELSO in Stow Twp. Summit Co, married Margaret Orr MacKAY, daughter of John Robert and Christina HOLCOMB MacKAY, and lived in Kent, OH. He died 13 Feb 1911, she 6 Oct. 1937. I would be happy to have anyone who is also working in this line to contact me to exchange information. I have pictures and documents. Are there any KELSO relatives out there??


DEWEY, LAMEREAUX, PARKS, PEASE, ROCKAFELLOW posted by Randy Hoover on Tuesday, January 28, 1997

Looking for info on: LAMEREAUX, DEWEY, PARKS ,PEASE, ROCKAFELLOW All from early 1800's to 1960's


CROY, DELONG, HUSTON, MARQUIS, ROBERTS, RUSSELL, STONER posted by Gary Hessee on Thursday, January 30, 1997

Seeking information on Mary HUSTON CROY ROBERTS. Died ca 1835. 1st husband was ? CROY. 2nd Husband George ROBERTS. Children were Elizabeth Croy RUSSELL, Eleanor Croy MARQUIS, Margaret Croy Jolly, David CROY, Andrew CROY, Jacob CROY, Richard CROY, Mathias CROY, Sarah Croy DELONG and Rebecca Croy STONER. Who was her first husband?


ARNOLD, PAINE, SPRAGUE posted by Robin Reed on Thursday, January 30, 1997

ARNOLD-SPRAGUE-PAINE looking for families of Jesse Sprague who married George Samuel PAINE. Also need info on the family of Nathan ARNOLD and his wife Lucy. They were living with their daughter in the 1900 census in PORTAGE Co.


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