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
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
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.
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.
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
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.
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
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
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
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.
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.
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
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
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
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