Hello, My GG Grandfather is JOHN ANDREW FERGUSON b. 1829 in NEW
Brunswick. He moved to Cleveland after he married EUNICE SHURTLIFFE
in 1848. I'm looking for his parents, brothers,or sisters. Thanks
for your help. Mary
Information/contacts re: Elisha HAVEN, b. 1772 MA or NH/d.
Shalersville, 1853; his wife Mollie GOODELL (1st m. to ? Streeter),
b. 1771, MA/d. 1854 Shalersville. Also, their son, John HAVEN, b.
1795 NH/d. 1883, Shalersville; his wife, Julia SANFORD, b. 1803
CT/d. 1858 Shalersville. Need additional information on above for
planned trip to Portage County, May/June 1999.
This is an update from 1997. Looking for Oliver Frost b. 1827
b.p. unknown. Married Margaret Thompson (b 1827 NY) 11-11-1848 in
Portage Co. OH. Her father may have been Asa Thompson of Royalston
MA (b. 5-19-1781), mother Sally Locke b. 8-30-1787 NH. Many Frost 's
of this area came from MA and Maine. Is he connected to them? thanks
I am seeking any information on the James Bacon, Jr. family,
living in Ravenna in the 1880's. The family is: Descendants of James
Bacon, Jr. 1 James Bacon, Jr. 1828 - +Electa 1836 - 2 John R. Bacon
1855 - 2 Lewis H. Bacon 1857 - 2 William M. Bacon 1860 - 2 Nellie L.
Bacon 1874 - 2 Charles J. Bacon 1877 - James Bacon, Jr., is the son
of James Bacon and Fidelia Rice. He was born in New Hampshire. He is
the grandson of Lemuel Royce, of the Revolutionary War. I have an
autograph book that belonged to my Great-Grandmother with the
signature of Nellie Bacon, age 7, of Ravenna. The date on the book
is about 1880. I am curious what happened to Nellie and her family.
Thanks for any information you might be able to provide.
RANDALL, Ezekiel,born 5APR1777, Scotland. In Ohio Federal
Census, 1840. Who were his parents? His wife, Betsy, born 19 JAN
1782 in New York. Would like her maiden name. His son Lysias, born 4
AUG 1824, married Charlotte M. GIBSON 8 MAR 1849, in Fond du Lac Co.
Wisconsin. He died 19 DEC 1904, Loyal, Clark Co., Wisconsin. Lysias
is my great-great grandfather.
Searching for information on Samuel CORL (b. 1800 in PA) and
Tobitha OREN (b. 1803). They moved to Stark Co. around 1826, and
then later moved on into Portage Co. sometime after 1828. Supposedly
they both died in 1884 in Portage Co., but I haven't found a grave.
Would really like to know where in PA Samuel came from so I can hook
him up with parents. Name was sometimes recorded as CORLE, CARL,
CROUL, COIL, or COYL.
I am searching for more information on the Thomas Dunn family in
Ohio. One member Jessie Dunn is buried in Holmes Co. OH, and
another, Catherine Dunn(b.7/8/1811) married Moses J. Miller
(1/12/1811-5/6/1897) both buried in Holmes Co. OH. Oral history says
they came to Ohio from Pa. in about 1810 or 1811. Also, that there
were 9 children and Catherine was the youngest, as the mother died
soon after her birth, and Catherine was raised by an Amish family,
perhaps in Tuscurawas Co OH. Any info on this Thomas family would be
Looking for any information about Leroy Anthony Elliott.b. 1907
or 1908 in Brady Lake or Ravenna, Ohio.m.Grace Behner. Parents
Daniel Elliott and Susan Clark. Need information on Daniel and Susan
I am looking for any info on a Jennie Ferris. Her mother was
Eliza (Roberts) Bonnell. Eliza died in the Toledo Mental Hospital in
1912 but was from Van Wert County Ohio. Jennie Ferris could be
Virginia Ash. Virginia was the daughter of Eliza Roberts and Abraham
Ash, Eliza's first spouse. Virginia was born in Doddridge County
West Virginia in the early 1860's. Any and all information will be
very appreciated. According from the common pleas court file, Jennie
Ferris was from Ravenna, Ohio in 1913.
Searching for information on the following familes: Amos Otto
(4/25/1852 to 5/28/1933) married to Sarah Ann Lutz (12/5/1852 to
3/11/1927). Marriage date 12/24/1874 Children: Irving, Walter,
Edwin, Orin, Clara (Weary) ran the post office in Suffield, Earl,
Harry, Edith, and Sylvia Louise who married my grandfather Jesse
Fogarty. Family home was just east of Mogadore at an area that was
called Lutztown. There was an old grade school there for many years.
Amos was suspose to be a rather large land owner. Believe his father
was Jacob Otto? Any information on either the Otto or Lutz family
would be appreciated. Also; searching the family of William Raynor
Dodds and wife Josie who ran the train depost at Suffield for many
I would like to correspond with descendents of William Zidner
HAMILTON (of Kentucky). I especially am looking to reestablish
contact with Sally Garmon Webb or any of her descendants. My last
contact with her was in 1982, when her address was Streetsboro, OH
in Portage County.