Persons who lived in Washington County PA at one time but moved to Mahoning County, Ohio_Washington County Genealogy_PAGenWeb Project

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Index Page for Persons who lived in Washington County PA at one time but who moved to Mahoning County, Ohio

Searched and typed by Judith Florian

Background of migration into Ohio via The Connecticut Land Company 

Biographies for Austintown Townhip, Austintown, Mahoning County, Ohio

Frederick Moherman from Maryland to Washington County, PA

Jacob Wise from Lehigh County, PA but may be related to the Wise families in Washington County, PA


Biographies for Boardman Townhip, Mahoning County, Ohio

William Reed and family from Washington County, Pennsylvania (also James Reed)

Adam SIMON from Washington County, Pennsylvania

Michael SIMON from Washington County, Pennsylvania (same page as above)

Jacob SIMON  from Washington County, Pennsylvania (same page as above)

George ZEDAKER and his son John came from Washington county, Pennsylvania



Biographies for Boardman, Ohio (from Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)

Thomas MATTHEWS, Boardman...born in Allegheny county, Pennsylvania...

Samuel McClurg, a native of Allegheny county, Pennsylvania...


Biographies for Jackson Townhip, Mahoning County, Ohio

Andrew GAULT, Sr. native of Ireland settled in Washington County, Pennsylvania

William ORR from Washington County, Pennsylvania  (Samuel Orr also)

Samuel RIDDLE from Washington county, Pennsylvania


Biographies for Poland Townhip, Mahoning County, Ohio

James S. Cowden, came from Washington County, Pennsylvania

Hugh Dobbins native of Washington County, Pennsylvania

John McBRIDE native of Washington County, Pennsylvania

William Reed and family from Washington County, Pennsylvania

Stephen Sexton from Washington County, Pennsylvania


Source for Background: Tract No. 96 Annual Report of The Western Reserve Historical Society (Inc. 1867).  "The Connecticut Land Company and Accompanying Papers". October, 1916.  Parts I and II. Published Cleveland, Ohio: 1916   Sub-section:  Land Papers   Sub-section:  The Connecticut Land Company: A Study in the Beginnings of Colonization of the Western Reserve by Claude L. Shepard.

Source for biographies: (book) History of Trumbull and Mahoning Counties: with illustrations and biographical sketches, Volume 2 (Google eBook; History Category ).  H. Z. Williams & Bros.  H.  Z. Williams, 1882

If you are researching these families, please submit any other data you have or missing names and dates.  I will add your data as "additional information".  Please include your full name, and / or your email address (if you want others to be able to contact you).  This table will also be used on the Migration Chart at 

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