Nov. 1999 Queries
Nov. 1999 Queries

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MERRIT, TAYLOR posted by James Taylor on Tuesday, November 2, 1999

I'm looking for information on a William Taylor bd(Apr 21, 1812) that lived in Portage County. His wifes name was Mary C. Merrit who was from western PA. His son's name was Corneleus Taylor and died in Coffee County Tenn in 1857. Let me know, Thanks


MCCLOUGHAN, STOCK posted by Ann Maxwell on Wednesday, November 3, 1999

Seeking info on Joseph H. MCCLOUGHAN and descendents who live in Portage Co., OH prior to 1850. They came from PA. They were in Kusciosko Co., IN in 1850. Their daughter Sarah was my great, great grandmother. Thanks, Ann Maxwell


CREAGER, DILLS, MINEGAR, MINIER posted by G. Confer on Wednesday, November 3, 1999

Looking for info. on Jonas/Jacob/Jonah/James/Joseph Confer. I found him under each name in Portage Co. Born 1803/09 children Christian, Margaret, Soloman George, Mary, John, Jacob & Elisbeth b 1836 to 1850. Moved to IN abt. 1850-60.


BELL, BOWERSOCK, SCULLY posted by Al on Sunday, November 7, 1999

I am looking for parents and grandparents of Ruth Helen Bell. She was born Dec. 17, 1914 in I beleieve Ravenna. She now lives in Akron. She married a Forest Bowersock, divorced and later remarried to Robert E. Lee, who worked for Metro Transit in Akron. I am trying to research my mom's side of the family, already done with my dads. Thank you. Also, can you tell me where to go in Ravenna to research, (i.e.; library, court house). Another name that comes up is Scully. Don't know, great grandmother maybe.


FUNK, PENN posted by Dale R Funk on Tuesday, November 9, 1999

I am looking for relitives of Jeremiah FUNK. He was born4/15/1849 , died 10/3/1933. was married to Lydia (PENN) Funk. His children were Ephriam (born 8/13/1876),Myrtle(born7/31/1880,and Jesse Pearl(born 7/16/1884).The Family lived in Ohio west of Toledo and in southern Mich. They were farmers. Any information would be appreciated. Thanking You in advance, Dale R Funk


DAVIS, DEVOUR, FARBOR, WILLIAMS posted by sharon weller on Wednesday, November 10, 1999

Looking for info on Henry Stephen Creighton,and his son James William Creighton, James was born 27 December 1843 in Portage County, Ohio. His father Henry was born in 1818 in Portage or Stark County. Would like to prove the birthdates of both. Henry was a minister/teacher. He moved on to Greene County, Missouri.


BOSE, CRONINGER posted by Alva L. Chroninger on Thursday, November 11, 1999

I am looking for the place of death of Henry Croninger born about 1797 in Pa.died after 1850??and wife Sarah Sally Bose born 1798 in ohio died about 1846 in Henry co,


BOONE, MELLINGER, NICODEMUS posted by Jean Boone on Friday, November 12, 1999

I'm searching for the Surnames of BOONEMELLINGER NICODEMUS they were in the PORTAGE and SUMMIT COUNTIES of OHIO near the Akron,, Mogadore areas-Suffield, and Springfield Twps. Jean Boone JLB7981@AOL.COM


ALLMAN, BAKER, BURGESS, CARROTHERS, DOUGLAS, HOPE, JORY, LAWRENTZ, THARP posted by Robin Lawrentz on Friday, November 12, 1999

Looking for information on Josephine RATTA b. 25 Sep 1886 in Titusville, Crawford Co., PA; m. George William LAWRENTZ 16 Jun 1887 in Tallmadge, OH; d. 10 Aug 1941 in Tallmadge, OH. Family history says that Josephine worked in a hotel owned by her father in Tallmadge, Ohio. George came to Ohio from Spencer, WV, looking for work and stayed at the RATTA Hotel. They met and were married sometime later. George and Josephine lived in Munroe Falls. The entire LAWRENTZ Clan followed George to Ohio around 1900 and settled in Akron. I am looking for information on the "RATTA Hotel" in Tallmadge and the name of Josephine's father, mother, any brothers or sisters. Josephine is my great-grandmother. Any help is greatly appreciated. Thank you. Robin Lawrentz


FRAZIER posted by Shirley Frazier Looker on Sunday, November 14, 1999

Would like parents/siblings/wife/children of William Frazier of Portage County, Ohio who was married June 4, 1819.


EBIE, SHANAFELT, SMITH posted by Earl Smith on Sunday, November 14, 1999

SMITH-SHANAFELT-EBIE I am looking for any information on these names. any help will be welcome and I will share what I have thank you


BALDWIN, DAVIDSON, GATES, GROVES, STAMPER posted by Julie Close on Tuesday, November 16, 1999

I am searching for parents and birthplace of Samuel Davidson below. He was my grgrgr grandfather. This is what I know of my Samuel and Margaret, then I list their kids. 1 Samuel DAVIDSON b: 5-Apr-1812 Ohio d: Aft. 1890 (family tradition is he died in Sangamon Co. (?)) +Margaret E. GATES b: 11-Feb-1813 Muhlenberg Co., Kentucky d: 31-Jan-1861 m: 3-Dec-1834 Father: Michael GATES c: Rural Methodist Church Cem. Near Standard City, Macoupin Co., Illinois m: 3-Dec-1834 in Sangamon Co., IL Mother: Catharine GROVES 2 Sylvester DAVIDSON b: Abt. 1836 +Melvina or LAVINIA b: Abt. 1841 IL 2 Winchester DAVIDSON b: Abt. 1838 d: 14-Oct-1920 +Mary Ann ______________ 2 Amanda Catherine DAVIDSON b: 29-Oct-1840 Sangamon Co., Illinois d: 23-Feb-1931 c: Union Chapel Cem, No Otter Twshp, Macoupin Co, IL +Asa Martin STAMPER b: 5-Nov-1837 Bradley Co., Tennessee d: 13-Jul-1916 m: 20-Feb-1862 Father: Dillard A. STAMPER c: Union Chapel Cem, No Otter Twshp, Macoupin Co, IL m: 20-Feb-1862 in Illinois Mother: Margaret ROSS 2 Emily Elizabeth DAVIDSON b: 13-Mar-1843 Macoupin County, IL d: 16-Apr-1939 c: Nash, Grant Co., OK +John Wesley BALDWIN b: 15-Jun-1842 Virden, Macoupin Co., IL d: 17-Jan-1866 m: 10-Mar-1863 Father: Thomas BALDWIN c: Thayer Cemetery, Thayer, IL m: 10-Mar-1863 Mother: Anna STONEBRAKER *2nd Husband of Emily Elizabeth DAVIDSON: +John W. CARRIER b: 1843 Virginia d: 18-Jan-1926 m: 17-Jan-1869 c: Nash, Grant Co., OK m: 17-Jan-1869 in Illinois 2 Margaret A. DAVIDSON b: Abt. 1845 2 Sarah J. DAVIDSON b: Abt. 1848 2 Costella DAVIDSON b: Sep-1857 RR Carlinville, Macoupin County, Illinois d: 5-Dec-1860 c: Rural Church Cemetery, Near Carlinville, Macoupin Co., IL


CURTISS, MCCUTCHEON, NORTON posted by Mary Bateman on Wednesday, November 17, 1999

Does anyone know the family of Leverett NORTON and Polly CURTISS of Charlestown,Portage Co,OH? Two of their daughters may have married brothers. Clarissa Norton m.1843 William McCutcheon and moved to Pittsburgh,PA. Helen M. NORTON married 1850 James McCUTCHEON. Does anyone know if they were brothers and where did James and Helen live? William McCUTCHEON was born in Ireland abt 1810 and was a grocer. I need info on the McCUTCHEON family. Thank you for any help.


BACHMANN, KLEIN, KLINE, NEFF posted by Sue Fry on Friday, November 19, 1999

Searching for info and history on GGF and GGM, paternal grandmother's parents. GGM was Ann Mary KLEIN or KLINE of Randolph, OH, married William NEFF. Children were George, John, Emma (Bachmann), and Catherine (aka Mary Katherine and Mamie). I believe they were initially farmers. At sometime they took up residence in Akron. George and John were tinners early in life. Emma a clerk at dry goods store, and Catherine was a teacher. Emma was born in 1869, which gives a rough time frame.


SAWYER posted by Michael Sawyer on Friday, November 19, 1999

I am looking for information on Levi Sawyer married in Portage county in 1825 to Caroline Beers. Interested in previous marriages, birth place, parents, etc. Thank you.


COBB, HALL, JONES, RICHARDSON posted by Cherre Flynn on Sunday, November 21, 1999

Hi! I am attempting to research the surnames Richardson and Cobb. I know that John R. Richardson and Susanna Cobb were married in Portage County on February 28, 1826. I know they had one daughter, Eunice Lavenia Richardson. And Susanna was "of New York". I am trying to obtain further information on the background of Susanna in particular. I also know they eventually went to live in Ashtabula, Oh. Any further information will be greatly appreciated. Thanks - Cherre


MOORE, WRIGHT posted by Roxanna M Penn on Sunday, November 21, 1999

WRIGHT BROTHERS ESTABLISH RELATIONSHIP POSSIBILITY. Researching ELIAS MILBERN WRIGHT b. OHIO and his children CELISE ELLEN WRIGHT b. 1855, July 26 in PORTAGE OHIO and brother ELIAS MILBERN WRIGHT b. 1852 in OHIO. Any assistance or leads are welcomed. Related to Ceclia Ellen Wright and have more information on her. Want to discover more information on her father and mother. Mother is JANE MOORE.


JEWETT, KENT posted by Lee on Friday, November 26, 1999

Looking for info on Cordelia Harriet KENT or Harriet Cordelia KENT married Jan 1839 to Mendall Jewett in Aurora. Any info would be greatly appreciated.


SWEENEY posted by Ron Sweeney on Friday, November 26, 1999

Want to contact anyone who has interest in John Sweeney (Sweaney) b. 1818 PA and his wife Christena Hawley b. 1835 Stark Co. They lived in Suffield Twp. Portage Co. according to the 1860 census. They had the following children: Franklin C. Clara J. Irene William A. Orlando C. Mary Ellen Daniel W. Emma Grace Henry M. (miles?) Bertha V. In 1879 the whole family packed up and moved to Jefferson Co. KS.


HAWLEY, SWEANEY, SWEENEY posted by Ron Sweeney on Friday, November 26, 1999

Would like to contact anyone with an interest in John Sweeney (Sweaney) b. 1818 PA and Christena Hawley b. 1835 Stark Co. OH. They had the Following Children: Franklin C. b. 1853 Clara J. b. 1854 Irene b. 1859 William Aron b. 1861 Orlando C. b. 1863 Mary Ellen b. 1866 Daniel W. b. 3 Dec 1867 Emma Grace b. April 1870 Henry M. b. 1872 Bertha V. b. 1872



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