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THE CLOSSON BRANCH
 
 
 
 
DESCENDANTS OF RICHARD CLOSSON

 
 
 
Generation No. 1

1. Richard Closson was born about 1748 in NJ. He died on August 7, 1831 in Genoa Tp., Delaware Co., OH (Gravesite). He married Charity Shipman, daughter of Benjamin Shipman (See Shipman) and Charity Morris. She was born in 1757 in NJ. She died on March 17, 1826 in Genoa Tp., Delaware Co., OH (Gravesite).

1820 Census ~ Delaware Co., OH ~ Richard Closson
1830 Census ~ Delaware Co., OH ~ Richard Closson

Richard Closson and Charity Shipman had the following children:
2. Cornelius Closson was born between 1770-1780 in NJ. He died after 1830 in Hamilton Tp., Franklin Co., OH. He married Elizabeth ?. She was born in 1772. She died on July 3, 1827 in Hamilton Tp., Franklin Co., OH.
(**) (Daughter) Closson was born between 1774-1784. She died after 1790 in Luzerne Co., PA.
3. John Closson was born on April 18, 1777 in PA. He died on July 22, 1854 in Steuben Co., IN. He married Esther ? about 1808. She was born on March 15, 1778 in PA. She died on February 14, 1866 in Steuben Co., IN.
4. Jacob Closson was born about 1779 in NJ. He died in 1866 in Genoa Tp., Delaware Co., OH. He married Barbara Point. She was born in 1779 in PA. She died on December 13, 1859 in Genoa Tp., Delaware Co., OH.
(**) (Daughter) Closson was born between 1790-1800. She died after 1800 in Luzerne Co., PA.
(**) Aaron Closson was born between 1790-1800 in Luzerne Co., PA. He died after 1816. He married Catherine Myer on February 3, 1816 in Plymouth Tp., Luzerne Co., PA.
5. Daniel Closson was born on October 19, 1794 in Luzerne Co., PA. He died on December 26, 1859 in Casey, IL. He married Martha Devore about 1812. She was born on December 18, 1790 in PA. She died on February 11, 1865 in Casey, IL.
6. Richard Closson was born on October 12, 1799 in Luzerne Co., PA. He died on February 14, 1875 in Genoa Tp., Delaware Co., OH. He married Vinelia Riness on July 4, 1822 in Delaware Co., OH. She was born on May 27, 1801 in PA. She died on January 16, 1876 in Genoa Tp., Delaware Co., OH.
7. Jane Closson was born on July 5, 1802 in Luzerne Co., PA. She died on May 19, 1880 in Genoa Tp., Delaware Co., OH. She married (1) Milo Washington Meacham, son of Jacob Meacham and Martha Tuttle, in 1819 in Delaware Co., OH. He was born in 1792 in Hinesburg, Chittenden Co., VT. He died on May 4, 1819 in Delaware Co., OH. She married (2) Jonathan Rogers, son of Bixbee Rogers and Ethel ?, on November 25, 1821 in Franklin Co., OH. He was born about 1795 in Luzerne Co., PA. He died in 1824 in Genoa Tp., Delaware Co., OH. She married (3) Sargent Shaw in 1825. He was born on October 1, 1804 in Gorham, Cumberland Co., ME. He died on March 5, 1878 in Genoa Tp., Delaware Co., OH.
8. George W. Closson was born about 1805 in Luzerne Co., PA. He died after 1860 in Harlem Tp., Delaware Co., OH. He married Mary ? about 1839. She died after 1860 in Harlem Tp., Delaware Co., CO.
 
 
 

Generation No. 2

2. Cornelius Closson was born between 1770-1780 in NJ. He died after 1830 in Hamilton Tp., Franklin Co., OH. He married Elizabeth ?. She was born in 1772. She died on July 3, 1827 in Hamilton Tp., Franklin Co., OH (Gravesite).

1830 Census ~ Franklin Co., OH ~ Cornelius Clauson
1830 Census ~ Franklin Co., OH ~ Cornelius Clauson

Cornelius Closson and Elizabeth ? had the following children:
9. Alfred Closson was born on February 11, 1811 in OH. He married Caroline Jenkins. She was born about 1816 in OH.
(**) Addison Closson was born on December 1812.
(**) ? Closson was born on October 12, 1817.
(**) Charles Closson was born on October 12, 1817.
 
 
 
 
3. John Closson was born on April 18, 1777 in PA. He died on July 22, 1854 in Steuben Co., IN (Gravesite). He married Esther ? about 1808. She was born on March 15, 1778 in PA. She died on February 14, 1866 in Steuben Co., IN (Gravesite).

John Closson and Esther ? had the following children:
(**) John Pierce Closson was born on February 27, 1809 in PA - probably Luzerne Co. He died on January 22, 1878 in Franklin Twp, Dekalb Co., IN (Gravesite). He married Elizabeth Brown, daughter of William Brown, on July 18, 1857 in Dekalb Co., IN. She was born on April 24, 1814 in Allegheny Co., PA. She died on March 2, 1901 in Dekalb Co., IN.
10. Anna Closson was born on April 24, 1811 in PA - probably Luzerne Co. She died on August 24, 1880 in Otsego Tp., Steuben Co., IN. She married (1) ? Freeman. She married (2) Anson Coleman. He was born about 1815.
(**) Mary Closson was born on October 19, 1813 in PA. She died on January 1, 1855 in Steuben Co., IN.
11. George Washington Closson was born on January 8, 1816 in Genoa Tp., Delaware Co., OH. He died on December 12, 1887 in Steuben Co., IN. He married Bertha Thornton. daughter of James Thornton and Eleanor Burke, on February 15, 1838 in Delaware Co., OH. She was born on March 14, 1819. She died on May 31, 1890 in Steuben Co., IN.
(**) Daniel Closson was born in 1819 in Delaware Co., OH. He died after 1870.
12. Isaac Closson was born on April 21, 1821 probably in Delaware Co., OH. He died on June 20, 1884 in IN. He married Harriet Delano, daughter of Philip Delano and Esther Tinkham, on May 28, 1848 in Delaware Co., OH. She was born in 1826 in Delaware Co., OH.
 
 
 
 
4. Jacob Closson was born in 1780 in NJ. He died in 1866 in Genoa Twp., Delaware Co., OH (Gravesite). He married Barbara Point. She was born in 1780 in PA. She died on December 13, 1859 in Genoa Twp., Delaware Co., OH (Gravesite).

Jacob Closson and Barbara Point had the following children:
13. John Closson was born in 1802 probably in Luzerne Co., PA. He died on April 30, 1835 in Delaware Co., OH. He married Catharine Smith, daughter of Nathaniel Smith and Mary ?, about 1827. She was born about 1808 in PA.
14. Martha Closson was born on October 18, 1803 in Luzerne Co., PA. She died on December 6, 1893 in Genoa Twp, Delaware Co., OH. She married Joshua Whitney Pierce, son of Benjamin Pierce and Mercy Whitney, on November 25, 1829. He was born on December 29, 1789 in VT. He died on January 23, 1861 in Genoa Twp., Delaware Co., OH.
15. Richard Closson was born on October 19, 1804 near Wilkes Barre, PA. He died on August 3, 1860 in New Corydon, Jay Co., IN. He married Zeremiah Philbrick. She was born in 1812.
16. Luther Closson was born about 1806 probably in Luzerne Co., PA. He married (1) Eliza Armstrong, daughter of Jesse Armstrong and Sylvia Lewis, about 1825 probably in Delaware Co., OH. She was born about March 22, 1811. She died on September 10, 1848. He married (2) Melissa Scott on June 10, 1849 in Delaware Co., OH. She was born on September 27, 1806 in CT. She died on March 10, 1873 in Cheshire, OH.
17. Daniel W. Closson was born on November 5, 1809 probably in Delaware Co., OH. He died on January 19, 1848. He married Margaret Collins Williams, daughter of Francis Williams and Polly Anne ?, on November 10, 1836 in Delaware Co., OH. She was born on April 14, 1820 in Sussex Co., NJ. She died in 1855 in LaGrange Co., IN.
18. Amanda Closson was born between 1810-1820. She died before 1840. She married Stephen Weeks on May 8, 1836 in Delaware Co., OH.
19. Wesley Closson was born on December 12, 1810. He died on November 18, 1888 in Franklin Co., OH. He married (1) Sarah Fairchild on May 1, 1839 in Delaware Co., OH. She was born in 1813 in OH. She died on July 6, 1881 in Franklin Co., OH. He married (2) Charlotte Elizabeth Jacobs on October 5, 1881 in Franklin Co., OH. She was born on August 26, 1829 in Circleville, OH. She died on September 7, 1903 in Central College, Franklin Co., OH.
20. Elizabeth Closson was born on April 8, 1813 in Delaware Co., OH. She died on November 12, 1892 in Genoa Twp, Delaware Co., OH. She married Charles Freeman, son of Daniel Freeman and Lydia Shipman, about 1833. He was born on March 25, 1811 in NJ. He died on April 26, 1891 in Delaware Co., OH.
21. Robert Closson was born in 1814 probably in Delaware Co., OH. He died on December 25, 1884 in Goshen, IN. He married (1) Gratia Copeland, daughter of Weeks Copeland and Thankful Younglove, on March 23, 1843 in Delaware Co., OH. She was born on April 7, 1811 in Delaware Co., OH. She died on September 25, 1887. He married (2) Clara ? on November 25, 1861 in Adams Co., IN. He married (3) Clarissa Closson on March 5, 1871 in Mercer Co., OH.
22. Aaron Closson was born in 1815 in Delaware Co., OH. He died on December 14, 1897. He married (1) Julia Ann Boston on December 29, 1839 in Delaware Co., OH. She was born in 1820 in MD. She died on August 27, 1860. He married (2) Charlotte A. Janes James on December 25, 1860. She died before 1880.
23. Cornelius Closson was born on October 25, 1816 in Delaware Co., OH. He died on May 13, 1874. He married Sarah Ann Wooden on October 9, 1845 in Delaware Co., OH. She was born on March 24, 1826 in Frankleton, VA. She died on October 12, 1896.
24. Jane Closson was born in 1821 in Delaware Co., OH. She died on February 3, 1850 in Delaware Co., OH. She married Harrison Philbrick on October 31, 1839 in Delaware Co., OH. He was born in 1812 in ME. He died on May 4, 1872 in Delaware Co., OH.
(**) ? Closson.
(**) ? Closson.
(**) ? Closson.
 
 
 
 
5. Daniel Closson was born on October 19, 1794 in Luzerne Co., PA. He died on December 26, 1859 in Casey, Clark Co., IL (Gravesite). He married Martha Devore about 1812. She was born on December 18, 1790 in PA. She died on February 11, 1865 in Casey, Clark Co., IL (Gravesite).

Daniel Closson and Martha Devore had the following children:
25. Sarah Closson was born on June 7, 1813 in Luzerne Co., PA. She died on September 13, 1895. She married Samuel Rogers, son of Bixbee Rogers and Ethel ?, about 1830 in Delaware Co., OH. He was born on August 26, 1804 in Luzerne Co., PA. He died on October 17, 1887 in Genoa Twp., Delaware Co., OH.
26. John Closson was born on January 21, 1815 in PA. He died on September 17, 1872. He married Abigail Powers, daughter of Philip Powers and Sarah Ferguson, on December 12, 1833 in Galena, Delaware Co., OH. She was born on December 19, 1810 in ME. She died on January 16, 1892.
27. Charity Closson was born on January 24, 1817 in PA. She died on January 18, 1881. She married (1) ?. She married (2) Heman Culver Woodworth, son of Nathan Woodworth and Cynthia Culver, about 1860 in Cumberland Co., IL. He was born on June 20, 1807 in Essex, Chittenden Co., VT. He died on December 17, 1872.
(**) Olive Closson was born on August 10, 1819 in Delaware Co., OH. She died after 1850.
28. Hannah Closson was born on February 10, 1822 in Delaware Co., OH. She died before 1889. She married Eumenus Weeks on August 16, 1842 in Delaware Co., OH. He was born about 1821 in OH. He died after November 6, 1902.
29. Lucinda Closson was born on September 14, 1824 in Delaware Co., OH. She died after 1890. She married Philip Kirk on November 26, 1848 in Delaware Co., OH. He was born about 1806 in OH.
(**) Phebe Closson was born on November 24, 1826 in Delaware Co., OH. She died on October 12, 1828 in Delaware Co., OH (Gravesite).
30. Daniel Orsimus Closson was born on January 16, 1829 in Delaware Co., OH. He died on March 11, 1855 in Casey, IL.
(**) Phillip Closson was born on March 24, 1832. He died on March 21, 1855 in Cumberland, Clark Co., IL (Gravesite).
(**) William Closson.
 
 
 
 
6. Richard Closson was born on October 12, 1799 in Luzerne Co., PA. He died on February 14, 1875 in Genoa Tp., Delaware Co., OH (Gravesite). He married Vinelia Riness on July 4, 1822 in Delaware Co., OH. She was born on May 27, 1801 in PA. She died on January 16, 1876 in Genoa Tp., Delaware Co., OH (Gravesite).

1850 Census ~ Delaware Co., OH ~ Richard Closson and Family
1860 Census ~ Delaware Co., OH ~ Richard Closson and Family
1870 Census ~ Delaware Co., OH ~ Richard Closson and Family

Richard Closson and Vinelia Riness had the following children:
(**) Infant Son Closson was born in April 1823 in Genoa Twp, Delaware Co., OH. He died on April 26, 1823 in Genoa Tp., Delaware Co., OH (Gravesite).
(**) Henrietta Closson was born on April 18, 1824 in Genoa Twp, Delaware Co., OH. She died on June 19, 1905 in Genoa Twp, Delaware Co., OH (Gravesite). She married William Rammelsberg on October 31, 1850 in Delaware Co., OH. He was born on September 12, 1828 in OH. He died on March 31, 1888 in Genoa Tp., Delaware Co., OH (Gravesite).
(**) Clara Closson was born on July 6, 1826 in Genoa Tp., Delaware Co., OH. She died on March 25, 1911 in Porter Tp., Delaware Co., OH (Death Certificate). She married Harvey Slack on November 6, 1851 in Delaware Co., OH. He was born in 1825 in OH. He died before 1900.
31. Amanda Melvina Closson was born on September 2, 1828 in Genoa Tp., Delaware Co., OH. She died on December 31, 1854 in Plain Tp., Franklin Co., OH. She married William Henry Yantis, son of William Henry Yantis and Elizabeth Kisler, on September 27, 1848 in Delaware Co., OH. He was born on March 2, 1816 in New Albany, Franklin Co., OH. He died on October 24, 1891 in Westerville, Delaware Co., OH.
(**) Mariah L. Closson was born on February 1, 1831 in Genoa Tp., Delaware Co., OH. She died after 1850 in Genoa Tp., Delaware Co., OH.
(**) Jacob Burns Closson was born on March 24, 1832 in Genoa Tp., Delaware Co., OH. He died between 1870-1880 in Genoa Tp., Delaware Co., OH. He married Ellen McDonald on January 30, 1857 in Franklin Co., OH. She died on September 13, 1911 in Union Tp., Licking Co., OH.
32. Richard Milo Closson was born on September 23, 1834 in Genoa Tp., Delaware Co., OH. He died on March 28, 1913 in Genoa Tp., Delaware Co., OH. He married Mary L. Badger on October 14, 1861 in Delaware Co., OH. She was born in 1839 in Genoa Tp., Delaware Co., OH. She died in 1905 in Genoa Tp., Delaware Co., OH.
(**) Olive Jane Closson was born on December 19, 1837 in Genoa Tp., Delaware Co., OH. She died on March 5, 1854 in Genoa Tp., Delaware Co., OH (Gravesite).
(**) Lucy Ann Closson was born on April 7, 1841 in Genoa Tp., Delaware Co., OH. She died on November 20, 1865 in Genoa Tp., Delaware Co., OH (Gravesite).
 
 
 
 
7. Jane Closson was born on July 5, 1802 in Luzerne Co., PA. She died on May 19, 1880 in Genoa Tp., Delaware Co., OH (Gravesite). She married (1) Milo Washington Meacham, son of Jacob Meacham and Martha Tuttle, in 1818 in OH. He was born in 1792 in Hinesburg, Chittenden Co., VT. He died on May 4, 1819 in Delaware Co., OH. She married (2) Jonathan Rogers, son of Bixbee Rogers and Ethel ?, on November 25, 1821 in Franklin Co., OH. He was born about 1795 in Luzerne Co., PA. He died in 1824 in Genoa Tp., Delaware Co., OH. She married (3) Sargent Shaw in 1825. He was born on October 1, 1804 in Gorham, Cumberland Co., ME. He died on March 6, 1878 in Genoa Tp., Delaware Co., OH (Gravesite).

Milo Washington Meacham and Jane Closson had the following child:
(**) Milo Washington Meacham.

Jonathan Rogers and Jane Closson had the following child:
(**) Jonathan Rogers.

Sargent Shaw and Jane Closson had the following children:
(**) Rhoda C. Shaw was born on July 20, 1826 in Delaware Co., OH. She died on August 16, 1872 in Delaware Co., OH (Gravesite).
33. Elucia C. Shaw was born on October 10, 1827 in Delaware Co., OH. She died in January 1867 in Putnam Co., OH. She married Andrew Duncan.
(**) Nelson Wesley Shaw was born on February 9, 1829 in Delaware Co., OH. He died on September 1, 1916 in Westerville, Franklin Co., OH (Gravesite). He married Angeline L. ? in 1855. She was born on December 12, 1839. She died on May 4, 1903 (Gravesite).
(**) Phoebe Catherine Shaw was born on November 29, 1832 in Delaware Co., OH. She died on January 16, 1895 in Westerville, Franklin Co., GA (Gravesite). She married George Sedgwick Dusenbury. He was born on August 24, 1825 in Granville, Licking Co., OH. He died on January 26, 1900 in Westerville, Franklin Co., OH (Gravesite).
(**) Emory Sargent Shaw was born on December 30, 1833. He died on November 22, 1895 (Gravesite).
(**) Mary J. Shaw was born on July 10, 1840. She died on December 9, 1918 (Gravesite).
(**) Howard A. Shaw was born on July 20, 1844 in OH. He died on Oct 24, 1909 in Genoa Twp, Delaware Co., OH (Death Certificate)(Gravesite). He married Mary Catherine Hedden on May 1, 1866. She was born on December 9, 1846. She died on March 13, 1933 (Gravesite).
(**) Daniel Newton Shaw was born on September 20, 1845 in Delaware Co., OH. He died on May 28, 1932 in Franklin Co., OH (Death Certificate)(Gravesite). He married Lovina Wilson. She was born on October 5, 1861. She died on September 16, 1936 (Gravesite).
(**) George W. Shaw.
(**) Sidney Shaw.
 
 
 
 
8. George W. Closson was born about 1805 in Luzerne Co., PA. He died after 1860 in Harlem Tp., Delaware Co., OH. He married Mary ? about 1839. She died after 1860 in Harlem Tp., Delaware Co., OH.

George W. Closson and Mary ? had the following children:
(**) John F. Closson was born in 1839 in OH.
(**) Daniel Closson was born in 1841 in OH.
(**) Clarissa Closson was born in 1846 in OH.
(**) Orin S. Closson was born on 1850 in OH.
(**) Queen L. Closson was born in 1851 in OH.
 
 
 

Generation No. 3

9. Alfred Closson was born on February 11, 1811 in OH. He married Caroline Jenkins. She was born about 1816 in OH.

Alfred Closson and Caroline Jenkins had the following children:
(**) Emery Closson was born on August 15, 1834 in OH. He died in 1922 in Union Tp., Cumberland Co., IL (Gravesite). He married Mary Jane Stallings, daughter of John Edward Stallings and Mary Elizabeth Groshart. She was born on July 13, 1841. She died on October 31, 1915 in Union Tp., Cumberland Co., IL (Gravesite).
(**) Elizabeth Closson was born on November 20, 1837 in OH. She died before 1915.
(**) Charlotte Closson was born on June 21, 1840 in OH. She died before 1915.
(**) Catherine Closson was born on February 19, 1846 in OH.
(**) Alice Jane Closson was born on August 28, 1848 in OH. She died before 1915. She married ? Floyd between 1870-1880.
(**) Mary Ann Closson was born on July 6, 1850 in OH. She died before 1915.
(**) Alice Andra Closson was born on October 7, 1851 in OH. She died before 1915.
(**) Franklin Bruce Closson.
(**) Henry Closson.
(**) Margaret Angeline Closson.
(**) William Eli Closson.
 
 
 
 
10. Anna Closson was born on April 24, 1811 in PA - probably Luzerne Co. She died on August 24, 1880 in Otsego Tp., Steuben Co., IN. She married (1) ? Freeman. She married (2) Anson Coleman. He was born about 1815.

? Freeman and Anna Closson had the following child:
(**) James Melvin Freeman. He died in 1909.

Anson Coleman and Anna Closson had the following children:
(**) Olive J. Coleman was born in 1840 in Delaware Co., OH.
(**) Esther Elizabeth Coleman.
(**) Osmer C. Coleman was born on March 18, 1843 in Galena, Delaware Co., OH. He died on January 8, 1933 in KS.
(**) Lucy R. Coleman.
 
 
 
 
11. George Washington Closson was born on January 8, 1816 in Genoa Tp., Delaware Co., OH. He died on December 12, 1887 in Steuben Co., IN (Gravesite). He married Bertha Thornton, daughter of James Thornton and Eleanor Burke, on February 15, 1838 in Delaware Co., OH. She was born on March 14, 1819. She died on May 31, 1890 in Steuben Co., IN (Gravesite).

Marriage License ~ George Closson & Birthey Thornton

George Washigton Closson and Bertha Thornton had the following children:
(**) Mary Augusta Closson was born on February 11, 1842 in OH. She died on May 3, 1923 in Orland, Steuben Co., IN (Gravesite). She married Grover Hall Dudley on April 10, 1866. He was born on September 10, 1838 in Orland, Steuben Co., IN. He died on March 6, 1922 in Orland, Steuben Co., IN (Gravesite).
(**) Adelaide Zorayda Closson was born in 1844. She died on January 2, 1872. She married James Morton Forward on January 23, 1864. He was born on March 11, 1839 in Pleasant Lake, Steuben Co., IN. He died on May 2, 1895 in Chicago, Cook Co., IL (Gravesite).
(**) Edgar Wellington Closson was born on June 8, 1844. He died on November 24, 1894 (Gravesite). He married Lydia Josephine George. She was born on July 15, 1846 in Pleasant Lake, Steuben Co., IN. She died on February 1, 1923 in Wexford Co., MI (Gravesite).
(**) Carmon John Closson was born on September 14, 1850. He died on June 3, 1935 (Gravesite). He married Eugenia Carter on November 17, 1877 in Steuben Co., IN (Marriage License). She was born on January 13, 1857. She died on March 18, 1914 (Gravesite).
(**) Bertha Myra Closson was born on December 16, 1862 in Steuben Co., IN. She died on January 19, 1951 in Auburn, Dekalb Co., IN (Gravesite). She married (1) John Adams Knott on December 20, 1883. He was born on February 15, 1858 in Butler, Dekalb Co., IN. He died on January 23, 1890 in Pleasant Lake, Steuben Co., IN (Gravesite). She married (2) Sheldon H Hine in 1913. He was born on March 22, 1849 in Erie Co., OH. He died on March 2, 1918 in Waterloo, Dekalb Co., IN (Gravesite).
(**) (Son) Closson.
 
 
 
 
12. Isaac Closson was born on April 21, 1821 probably in Delaware Co., OH. He died on June 20, 1884 in IN (Gravesite). He married Harriet Delano, daughter of Philip Delano and Esther Tinkham, on May 28, 1848 in Delaware Co., OH. She was born in 1826 in Delaware Co., OH.

Isaac Closson and Harriet Delano had the following children:
(**) Christina Closson was born in 1853 in Delaware Co., OH.
(**) Emma Elmira Closson was born in 1856 in Delaware Co., OH.
(**) Louis Closson was born in 1863 in Delaware Co., OH.
(**) George W. Closson was born in 1868 in Delaware or Morrow Co., OH.
(**) Homer Closson.
(**) Wesley John Closson.
 
 
 
 
13. John Closson was born in 1802 probably in Luzerne Co., PA. He died on April 30, 1835 in Delaware Co., OH (Gravesite). He married Catharine Smith, daughter of Nathaniel Smith and Mary ?, about 1827. She was born about 1808 in PA.

John Closson and Catharine Smith had the following children:
(**) Clement Orville Closson.
(**) Daniel Linford Closson.
(**) Mary Closson.
(**) William Judson Closson.
 
 
 
 
14. Martha Closson was born on October 18, 1803 in Luzerne Co., PA. She died on December 6, 1893 in Genoa Tp., Delaware Co., OH. She married Joshua Whitney Pierce, son of Benjamin Pierce and Mercy Whitney, on November 25, 1829. He was born on December 29, 1789 in VT. He died on January 23, 1861 in Genoa Tp., Delaware Co., OH.

Joshua Whitney Pierce and Martha Closson had the following children:
(**) Westley Pierce was born on November 10, 1830 in Delaware Co., OH. He died on March 5, 1849 in Genoa Tp., Delaware Co., OH (Gravesite).
(**) John Tyler Pierce was born on September 28, 1840 in Delaware Co., OH. He died on October 30, 1858 in Delaware Co. OH (Gravesite).
(**) Harry Pierce was born on December 19, 1844 in Delaware Co., OH. He died on March 19, 1848 in Delaware Co., OH (Gravesite).
(**) Hosea Ballou Pierce was born on December 22, 1832 in Genoa Twp, Delaware Co., OH. He died on February 28, 1907 in Monroe Twp, Putnam Co., OH (Gravesite). He married Deborah Bee Thompson on March 17, 1858 in Delaware Co., OH. She was born on June 25, 1836 in Delaware Co., OH. She died on August 31, 1923 in Monroe Twp, Putnam Co., OH (Gravesite).
(**) Lucy Amanda Pierce was born on May 10, 1835 in Genoa Twp, Delaware Co., OH. She died on April 19, 1916 in Berlin Twp, Delaware Co., OH (Gravesite). She married William Glass in 1859. He was born on January 8, 1833. He died on June 20, 1919 (Gravesite).
(**) Daniel Webster Pierce.
 
 
 
 
15. Richard Closson was born on October 19, 1804 near Wilkes Barre, PA. He died on August 3, 1860 in New Corydon, Jay Co., IN. He married Zeremiah Philbrick. She was born in 1812.

Richard Closson and Zeremiah Philbrick had the following children:
(**) Leythia Lydia Closson was born in 1832 in Delaware Co., OH. She married Gabriel Burges on July 21, 1864 in Adams Co., IN.
(**) Wellington Closson was born in 1838 in Delaware Co., OH. He married Arbella Rockwood on April 1, 1865 in Adams Co., IN.
(**) Corintha Closson was born in 1842 in Delaware Co., OH. She died after 1860.
(**) Creighton Closson was born in 1846 in IN. He died after 1865.
(**) Warren Closson.
 
 
 
 
16. Luther Closson was born about 1806 probably in Luzerne Co., PA. He married (1) Eliza Armstrong, daughter of Jesse Armstrong and Sylvia Lewis, about 1825 probably in Delaware Co., OH. She was born about March 22, 1811. She died on September 10, 1848 (Gravesite). He married (2) Melissa Scott on June 10, 1849 in Delaware Co., OH. She was born on September 24, 1806 in CT. She died on March 11, 1873 in Cheshire, OH (Gravesite).

Luther Closson and Eliza Armstrong had the following children:
(**) Anthony C. Closson was born in February 1829 in Delaware Co., OH. He died on June 22, 1846 in Delaware Co., OH (Gravesite).
(**) Emely R. Closson was born on May 13, 1831 in Delaware Co., OH. She died on September 14, 1845 in Delaware Co., OH (Gravesite).
(**) Jacob H. Closson was born in 1845 in Delaware Co., OH. He died on June 17, 1848 in Delaware Co., OH (Gravesite).
(**) Benjamin A. Closson.
(**) Jesse A. Closson.
(**) John F. Closson.
(**) Wilbur Caswell Closson was born on August 7, 1835 in Harlem, Delaware Co., OH. He died on December 2, 1917 in Kenaston, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada (Gravesite). He married Nora E. Blake.
 
 
 
 
17. Daniel Webster Closson was born on November 5, 1809 probably in Delaware Co., OH. He died on January 19, 1843 (Gravesite). He married Margaret Collins Williams, daughter of Francis Williams and Polly ?, on November 10, 1836 in Delaware Co., OH. She was born on April 14, 1820 in Sussex Co., NJ. She died in 1855 in LaGrange Co., IN.

Daniel Webster Closson and Margaret Collins Williams had the following children:
(**) Marilda Ann Closson.
(**) Mary Frances Closson.
(**) Delia Closson.
 
 
 
 
18. Amanda Closson was born between 1810-1820. She died before 1840. She married Stephen Weeks on May 8, 1836 in Delaware Co., OH.

Stephen Weeks and Amanda Closson had the following children:
(**) ? Weeks was born between 1835-1840.
(**) ? Weeks was born between 1835-1840.
 
 
 
 
19. Wesley Closson was born on December 12, 1810. He died on November 18, 1888 in Franklin Co., OH (Gravesite). He married (1) Sarah Fairchild on May 1, 1839 in Delaware Co., OH. She was born in 1813 in OH. She died on July 6, 1881 in Franklin Co., OH (Gravesite). He married (2) Charlotte Elizabeth Jacobs on October 5, 1881 in Franklin Co., OH. She was born on August 26, 1829 in Circleville, OH. She died on September 7, 1903 in Central College, Franklin Co., OH.

Wesley Closson and Sarah Fairchild had the following children:
(**) Infant Daughter Closson was born and died on September 29, 1848 (Gravesite).
(**) Julia Louisa Closson was born in 1854. She died after 1870. Julia Louisa was an adopted child.
 
 
 
 
20. Elizabeth Closson was born on April 8, 1813 in Delaware Co., OH. She died on November 12, 1892 in Genoa Tp., Delaware Co., OH (Gravesite). She married Charles Freeman, son of Daniel Freeman and Lydia Shipman, about 1833. He was born on March 25, 1811 in NJ. He died on April 26, 1891 in Delaware Co., OH (Gravesite).

Charles Freeman and Elizabeth Closson had the following children:
(**) Justus Freeman was born on January 31, 1834 in Delaware Co., OH. He died on March 31, 1912 in Africa, OH (Gravesite). He married Sophia Thompson on November 25, 1855. She was born on February 28, 1834. She died on February 2, 1923 (Gravesite).
(**) Fredonia Freeman was born on June 11, 1836 in Delaware Co., OH. She died on March 8, 1918 in Delaware Co., OH (Gravesite). She married (1) Thomas H. Bennett Bet. 1870-1880. She married (2) W. Charles Coppage on January 1, 1900 in Delaware Co., OH.
(**) Daniel Freeman was born on September 24, 1837 in Delaware Co., OH. He died on August 26, 1838 in Delaware Co., OH (Gravesite).
(**) Eliza Jane Freeman was born on December 16, 1838 in Delaware Co., OH. She died on October 14, 1839 in Delaware Co., OH (Gravesite).
(**) Henry Clay Freeman was born on February 7, 1840 in Delaware Co., OH. He died on June 7, 1915 in Gustavus, Trumbull Co., OH (Gravesite). He married Henrietta Beamann. She was born on January 1, 1848 in Canada. She died on June 1, 1913 (Gravesite).
(**) Barbara Freeman was born on March 2, 1841 in Delaware Co., OH. She died on August 5, 1929 in Delaware Co., OH (Gravesite). She married Philip Alexander Ranck in 1870. He was born on October 9, 1846. He died on January 6, 1935 (Gravesite).
(**) Lydia Freeman was born on July 7, 1843 in Delaware Co., OH. She died on September 7, 1844 in Delaware Co., OH (Gravesite).
(**) John Wesley Freeman was born on March 19, 1845 in Delaware Co., OH. He died on March 6, 1928 in Sunbury, Delaware Co., OH (Gravesite). He married Elizabeth Jane Hupp in 1886. She was born on December 27, 1861 in Knox Co., OH. She died on September 17, 1946.
(**) Sarah Ann Freeman was born on April 10, 1847 in Delaware Co., OH. She died on September 20, 1930 in OH. She married (1) William Dusenberry. He was born on November 2, 1844. He died on April 1, 1870 (Gravesite). She married (2) ? Glass.
(**) Philip Freeling Freeman was born on November 5, 1851 in Delaware Co., OH. He died on January 23, 1939 in OH (Gravesite). He married Jennie Leota Shoaf. She was born in 1858. She died in 1929 (Gravesite).
(**) Charles Fletcher Freeman was born on March 8, 1855 in Delaware Co., OH. He died on November 11, 1944 in Westerville, Franklin Co., OH (Gravesite). He married Loverna Hurlburt on July 1, 1875. She was born on October 10, 1855 in Worthington, OH. She died on June 26, 1910 in Galena, Delaware Co., OH (Gravesite).
(**) Frank Freeman was born on July 9, 1859 in Delaware Co., OH. He died on October 24, 1884 in OH (Gravesite).
 
 
 
 
21. Robert Closson was born in 1814 probably in Delaware Co., OH. He died on December 25, 1884 in Goshen, IN (Gravesite). He married (1) Gratia Copeland, daughter of Weeks Copeland and Thankful Younglove, on March 23, 1843 in Delaware Co., OH. She was born on April 7, 1811 in Delaware Co., OH. She died on September 25, 1887 (Gravesite). He married (2) Clara? on November 25, 1861 in Adams Co., IN. He married (3) Clarissa Closson on March 5, 1871 in Mercer Co., OH.

Robert Closson and Gratia Copeland had the following children:
(**) Thankful Closson.
(**) James W. Closson.
 
 
 
 
22. Aaron Closson was born on March 3, 1815 in Delaware Co., OH. He died on December 14, 1897 in Harlan, Shelby Co., IA (Gravesite). He married (1) Julia Ann Boston on December 29, 1839 in Delaware Co., OH. She was born in 1820 in MD. She died on August 27, 1860 in Galena, Delaware Co., OH. He married (2) Charlotte A. Janes on December 25, 1860. She died before 1880.

Aaron Closson and Julia Ann Boston had the following children:
(**) Delia P. Closson was born on March 2, 1842 in Delaware Co., OH. She died in Nebraska (Gravesite). She married Roland P. Carpenter on April 25, 1871 in Delaware Co., OH. He was born on October 31, 1839. He died on April 19, 1904 (Gravesite).
(**) Charles W. Closson was born about 1844 in Delaware Co., OH. He died after 1860.
(**) George A. Closson was born on April 8, 1853 in Delaware Co., OH. He died on October 14, 1924 in Detroit, MI (Gravesite). He married Lillie M. McIntyre on September 7, 1884 in Leroy, Ingham Co., MI. She was born on May 26, 1863 in NY. She died on March 16, 1940 (Gravesite).
(**) Hosea Ballou Closson.
 
 
 
 
23. Cornelius Closson was born on October 25, 1816 in Delaware Co., OH. He died on May 13, 1874 (Gravesite). He married Sarah Ann Wooden on October 9, 1845 in Delaware Co., OH. She was born on March 24, 1826 in Frankleton, VA. She died on October 12, 1896 (Gravesite).

Marriage License ~ Cornelius Closson & Sarah Ann Wooden
1850 Census ~ Delaware Co., OH ~ Cornelius Closson and Family
1860 Census ~ Delaware Co., OH ~ Cornelius Closson and Family
1870 Census ~ Delaware Co., OH ~ Cornelius Closson and Family
Penion File ~ Sarah Closson
1880 Census ~ Franklin Co., OH ~ Sarah Closson and Family

Cornelius Closson and Sarah Ann Wooden had the following children:
(**) Lavonia Closson was born about 1847 in OH. She married William S. Glass on December 25, 1867 in Delaware Co., OH (Marriage License).
(**) Wayman Closson was born in 1850 in OH. He died in 1901 (Gravesite).
(**) Emma A. Closson was born about 1855 in OH.
(**) Elmer Closson was born on November 2, 1861 in Delaware Co., OH. He died on November 22, 1864 in Delaware Co., OH.
 
 
 
 
24. Jane Closson was born in 1821 in Delaware Co., OH. She died on February 3, 1850 in Delaware Co., OH (Gravesite). She married Harrison Philbrick on October 31, 1839 in Delaware Co., OH. He was born in 1812 in Maine. He died on May 4, 1872 in Delaware Co., OH (Gravesite).

Harrison Philbrick and Jane Closson had the following children:
(**) Charlotte Philbrick was born in 1847 in Delaware Co., OH. She died on September 24, 1854 in Delaware Co., OH.
(**) Melvina Philbrick.
(**) Phoebe Philbrick was born on April 26, 1842 in Delaware Co., OH. She died on July 12, 1923 in Delta, Delta Co., CO. She married Charles Miller Page. He was born on June 8, 1844 in Pagetown, Morrow Co., OH. He died on September 9, 1915 in Delta, Delta Co., CO (Gravesite).
(**) Polly Philbrick.
(**) Orlando Knight Philbrick was born on April 2, 1845 in Delaware Co., OH. He died on December 5, 1932 in Valley Co., NE (Gravesite). He married Mary Malvina Stanton on October 3, 1867 in Delaware Co., OH. She was born on August 20, 1845 in Delaware Co., OH. She died on June 16, 1918 in Valley Co., NE (Gravesite).
 
 
 
 
25. Sarah Closson was born on June 7, 1813 in Luzerne Co., PA. She died on September 13, 1895. She married Samuel Rogers, son of Bixbee Rogers and Ethel ?, about 1830 in Delaware Co., OH. He was born on August 26, 1804 in Luzerne Co., PA. He died on October 17, 1887 in Genoa Tp., Delaware Co., OH.

Samuel Rogers and Sarah Closson had the following child:
(**) Jeremiah Henry Rogers was born on July 3, 1832. He died on October 2, 1915 (Gravesite). He married Sarah Prosser. She was born in 1833. She died on February 25, 1883 (Gravesite).
 
 
 
 
26. John Closson was born on January 21, 1815 in PA. He died on September 17, 1872 (Gravesite). He married Abigail Powers, daughter of Philip Powers and Sarah Ferguson, on December 12, 1833 in Galena, Delaware Co., OH. She was born on December 19, 1810 in ME. She died on January 16, 1892 (Gravesite).

John Closson and Abigail Powers had the following children:
(**) John Milton Closson was born on September 25, 1839 in Delaware Co., OH. He died on January 3, 1861 in Clark Co., IL (Gravesite).
(**) James L. Closson was born in 1845 in Delaware Co., OH.
34. Martha E. Closson. She died in July 1872. She married William Boyd.
(**) Sarah J. Closson. She married Andrew Drumm.
(**) Daniel C. Closson.
 
 
 
 
27. Charity Closson was born on January 24, 1817 in PA. She died on January 18, 1881. She married (1) ?. She married (2) Heman Culver Woodworth, son of Nathan Woodworth and Cynthia Culver, about 1860 in Cumberland Co., IL. He was born on June 20, 1807 in Essex, Chittenden Co., VT. He died on December 17, 1872.

? and Charity Closson had the following child:
(**) Melvina ? was born about 1850.

Heman Culver Woodworth and Charity Closson had the following child:
(**) Allen Edward Ervin Woodworth.
 
 
 
 
28. Hannah Closson was born on February 10, 1822 in Delaware Co., OH. She died on December 3, 1857 (Gravesite). She married Eumenus Weeks on August 16, 1842 in Delaware Co., OH. He was born on April 16, 1821 in Franklin Co., OH. He died on January 5, 1906 in Wilson, Ellsworth Co., KS (Gravesite).

Eumenus Weeks and Hannah Closson had the following children:
(**) Arthus Frederick Weeks was born on March 5, 1843 in Genoa Twp, Delaware Co., OH. He died on December 13, 1918 in Elwood, Gosper Co., NE (Gravesite). He married Flora Bell Mead in 1861. She was born on September 25, 1843 in Licking Co., OH. She died on March 21, 1929 in Elwood, Gosper Co., NE (Gravesite).
(**) Reynolds Weeks was born about 1844 in OH.
(**) Jennette Weeks was born on March 28, 1849 in Franklin Co., OH. She died on March 20, 1927 in Wilson, Ellsworth Co., KS (Gravesite). She married (1) John Marsh on November 11, 1867 in Webster City, IA. He was born in January 1846 in Barham, City of Canterbury, Kent, England. He died on June 16, 1930 in Hayward, Sawyer Co., WI (Gravesite). She married (2) Samuel Anspaugh on January 1, 1891 in Russell Co., VA. He was born on November 20, 1837 in Stark Co., OH. He died on April 8, 1919 in Wilson, Ellsworth Co., KS (Gravesite).
(**) Fred Weeks.
 
 
 
 
29. Lucinda Closson was born on September 14, 1824 in Delaware Co., OH. She died after 1890. She married Philip Kirk on November 26, 1848 in Delaware Co., OH. He was born about 1806 in OH.

Philip Kirk and Lucinda Closson had the following children:
(**) Ann Kirk was born on August 15, 1850 in Delaware Co., OH. She died on December 2, 1920 (Gravesite). She married (1) Alexander E. Malcolm. She married (2) Edwin Powers (Gravesite).
(**) Amelia Kirk was born in 1852 in Delaware Co., OH.
(**) George Kirk was born in 1855 in Delaware Co., OH.
 
 
 
 
30. Daniel Orsimus Closson was born on January 16, 1829 in Delaware Co., OH. He died on March 11, 1855 in Casey, IL (Gravesite). He married ?.

Daniel Orsimus Closson and ? had the following child:
(**) Emma J. Closson was born on August 19, 1855. She died on October 21, 1855.
 
 
 
 
31. Amanda Melvina Closson was born on September 2, 1828 in Genoa Tp., Delaware Co., OH. She died on December 31, 1854 in Plain Tp., Franklin Co., OH (Gravesite). She married William Henry Yantis, son of William Henry Yantis (See Yantis) and Elizabeth Kisler, on September 27, 1848 in Delaware Co., OH. He was born on March 2, 1816 in New Albany, Franklin Co., OH. He died on October 24, 1891 in Westerville, Africa Tp., Delaware Co., OH (Gravesite).

Marriage License ~ William Henry Yantis & Amanda Melvina Closson
1850 Census ~ Franklin Co., OH ~ William Henry Yantis and Family
1860 Census ~ Franklin Co., OH ~ William Henry Yantis and Family
Marriage License ~ William Henry Yantis & Rosa Belle Smith Price
1870 Census ~ Franklin Co., OH ~ William Henry Yantis and Family
1880 Census ~ Franklin Co., OH ~ William Henry Yantis and Family

William Henry Yantis and Amanda Melvina Closson had the following children:
35. John Wesley Yantis was born on September 2, 1850 in New Albany, Franklin Co., OH. He died on September 14, 1882 in Genoa Tp., Delaware Co., OH. He married Mary Elizabeth Carver, daughter of John Carver and Miranda Buckingham, on June 9, 1872 in Delaware Co., OH. She was born on May 8, 1856 in Delaware Co., OH. She died on April 4, 1921 in Genoa Tp., Delaware Co., OH.
(**) Elmer Yantis was born in 1851 in New Albany, Franklin Co., OH. He died on November 28, 1927 in Westerville, Franklin Co., OH (Death Certificate)(Gravesite).
(**) William Yantis was born on January 2, 1854 in Plain Tp., Franklin Co., OH. He died on May 4, 1854 in Plain Tp., Franklin Co., OH.
 
 
 
 
32. Richard Milo Closson was born on September 23, 1834 in Genoa Tp., Delaware Co., OH. He died on March 28, 1913 in Genoa Tp., Delaware Co., OH (Gravesite). He married Mary L. Badger on October 14, 1861 in Delaware Co., OH. She was born in 1839 in Genoa Tp., Delaware Co., OH. She died in 1905 in Genoa Tp., Delaware Co., OH (Gravesite).

Richard Milo Closson and Mary L. Badger had the following children:
(**) Mary Evelyn 'Eva' Closson was born in 1862 in OH. She died in 1881 (Gravesite). She married ? Mann.
(**) Dwight Lewis Closson was born on April 13, 1867 in OH. He died on September 2, 1930 in Delaware Co., OH (Gravesite).
(**) Florence Edith Closson was born on May 15, 1870 in Delaware Co., OH. She died on March 10,1950 in Mount Vernon, Knox Co., OH (Gravesite). She married Alfred Glenn Williams. He was born on April 20, 1871. He died on May 11, 1940 (Gravesite).
(**) Frank Closson was born on August 6, 1873 in Genoa Tp., Delaware Co., OH.
 
 
 
 
33. Elucia C. Shaw was born on October 10, 1827 in Delaware Co., OH. She died in January 1867 in Putnam Co., OH. She married Andrew Duncan.

Andrew Duncan and Elucia C. Shaw had the following children:
(**) ? Duncan.
(**) ? Duncan.
(**) ? Duncan.
(**) ? Duncan.
(**) ? Duncan.
(**) ? Duncan.
 
 
 

Generation No. 4

34. Martha E. Closson. She died in July 1872. She married William Boyd.

William Boyd and Martha E. Closson had the following children:
(**) John W. Boyd.
(**) Milton L. Boyd.
(**) Mary A. Boyd.
 
 
 
 
35. John Wesley Yantis was born on September 2, 1850 in New Albany, Franklin Co., OH. He died on September 14, 1882 in Genoa Twp., Delaware Co., OH (Gravesite). He married Mary Elizabeth Carver, daughter of John Carver (See Carver) and Miranda Buckingham (See Buckingham), on June 9, 1872 in Delaware Co., OH. She was born on May 8, 1856 in Delaware Co., OH. She died on April 4, 1921 in Genoa Twp., Delaware Co., OH (Gravesite).

Marriage License ~ John Wesley Yantis & Mary Carver
1880 Census ~ Delaware Co., OH ~ John Wesley Yantis Family
Marriage License of George C. Fisher & Mary Yantis
1900 Census ~ Franklin Co., OH ~ Mary Fisher
1910 Census ~ Franklin Co., OH ~ Mary Fisher
1920 Census ~ Delaware Co., OH ~ Mary E. Fisher
Mary Fisher Death Certificate

John Wesley Yantis and Mary Elizabeth Carver had the following children:
(**) Alice Estelle Yantis was born on November 28, 1873 in Genoa Twp., Delaware Co., OH.
(**) Ella L. Yantis was born on September 8, 1875 in Genoa Twp., Delaware Co., OH.
(**) Amanda Yantis was born on July 3, 1877 in Genoa Twp., Delaware Co., OH.
(**) Werner Yantis was born on April 10, 1878 in Genoa Twp., Delaware Co., OH.
(**) Arthur B. Yantis was born on November 20, 1880 in Genoa Twp., Delaware Co., OH. He died on March 26, 1882 in Genoa Twp., Delaware Co., OH.
36. John William Yantis was born on November 20, 1880 in Genoa Twp., Delaware Co., OH. He died on July 25, 1957 in Westerville, Franklin Co., OH. He married Elizabeth Ethel Hodge, daughter of George Machant Hodge and Hanna Agness Musselman, on April 15, 1903 in Franklin Co., OH. She was born on May 23, 1885 in Groveport, Franklin Co., OH. She died on July 12, 1962.
 
 
 

Generation No. 5

36. John William Yantis was born on November 20, 1880 in Genoa Twp., Delaware Co., OH. He died on July 25, 1957 in Westerville, Franklin Co., OH (Gravesite). He married Elizabeth Ethel Hodge, daughter of George Machant Hodge (See Hodge) and Hanna Agness Musselman (See Musselman), on April 15, 1903 in Franklin Co., OH. She was born on May 23, 1885 in Groveport, Franklin Co., OH. She died on July 12, 1962 (Gravesite).

Ohio County Births ~ Lizzie E. Hodge
Marriage License ~ John William Yantis & Elizabeth Hodge
1900 Census ~ Franklin Co., OH ~ John Willian Yantis and Family
1910 Census ~ Madison Co., OH ~ John William Yantis and Family
1920 Census ~ Delaware Co., OH ~ John William Yantis and Family
1930 Census ~ Delaware Co., OH ~ John William Yantis and Family
1940 Census ~ Hocking Co., OH ~ John William Yantis and Family

John William Yantis and Elizabeth Ethel Hodge had the following children:
(**) Katherine Alice Yantis was born on March 6, 1904 in Franklin Co., OH. She died in April 1974 in Westerville, Franklin Co., OH. She married (1) Arthur Moore on May 6, 1922 in Delaware Co., OH. He died on May 22, 1924 (Marriage License). He was born on August 23, 1896 in Adams Co., OH (Gravesite). She married (2) Charles Sanford on April 21, 1925 in Delaware o., OH. She married (3) Lawrence Debo. He was born on November 16, 1895. He died in August 1975 in Westerville, Franklin Co., OH.
37. George W. Yantis was born on June 6, 1906 in Columbus, Franklin Co., OH. He died in August 1958 in Westerville, Franklin Co., OH. He married Florence Bell Reams, daughter of Frank Reams and Virginia Henry, on July 2, 1927 in Delaware Co., OH. She was born on June 10, 1908 in Delaware Co., OH. She died on December 23, 1996 in Columbus, Franklin Co., OH.
38. Mary Josephine Yantis was born on October 5, 1908 in Madison Co., OH. She died on January 6, 1964 in Westerville, Franklin Co., OH. She married Donald H. Sanford, son of Frank Alva Sanford and Amanda McElwee, on October 23, 1926 in Delaware Co., OH. He was born on May 6, 1903 in Center Village, Delaware Co., OH. He died on June 15, 1994.
(**) Ella Madeline Yantis was born on September 18, 1920 in Columbus, Franklin Co., OH. She married (1) ? Lapeer. She married (2) Russell Oreal Bevelhymer, son of Robert A. Bevelhymer and Lena L. Myers, on November 19, 1927 in Delaware Co., OH. He was born on February 18, 1902. He died on July 20, 1978 in Johnstown, Licking Co., OH (Gravesite). She married (3) James Mulligan, son of James Mulligan and Theresa Kale, on July 8, 1934 in Franklin Co., OH (Marriage License). He was born on May 30, 1906 in Richwood, OH. She married (4) Arthur Parker, son of Jessie James Parker and Fannie Dooley, on April 16, 1938 in Franklin Co., OH (Marriage License). He was born on January 15, 1908 in VA.
39. John William Yantis was born on July 11, 1913 in Delaware Co., OH. He died on December 6, 1950 in Marion Twp, Franklin Co., OH. He married Ethel Matilda Lee, daughter of Storrs Johnson Lee and Mary Myrtle Myers, on August 12, 1939 in Licking Co., OH. She was born on July 5, 1919 in Alexandria, OH. She died on February 21, 1972.
40. Frank Russel Yantis was born on June 16, 1916 in Delaware Co., OH. He died on November 15, 1976 in Newark, Licking Co., OH. He married Violet Virginia Bishop, daughter of Harold Lee Bishop and Thelma Gladys Inskeep, on November 1, 1941 in Columbus, Franklin Co., OH. She was born on July 11, 1923 in Pottersburg, Allen Tp., Union Co., OH. She died on August 13, 1998 in Johnstown, Licking Co., OH.
(**) Robert Detwiler Yantis was born on July 20, 1918. He died in June 1975.
41. Hubert Elwood Yantis was born on July 29, 1920 in Delaware Co., OH. He died on May 9, 2004 in Westerville, Delaware Co., OH. He married Eda Varona, daughter of Patsy Varona and Mary Thomas, on October 8, 1948 in Franklin Co., OH. She was born on May 22, 1917 in Follansbee, WV. She died on June 12, 2011 in Westerville, Franklin Co., OH.
(**) Arline Wanda Yantis was born on March 8, 1925 in Berlin Twp, Delaware Co., OH. She died on July 21, 1947 in Franklin Co., OH (Death Certificate)(Gravesite).
(**) Gladys Lavaun Yantis was born on February 2, 1926 in OH. She married Blenn Roof, son of Blenn Roof and Leona May Robinson (Marriage License).
 
 
 

Generation No. 6

37. George Wesley Yantis was born on June 6, 1906 in Columbus, Franklin Co., OH. He died in August 1958 in Westerville, Franklin Co., OH (Gravesite). He married Florence Bell Reams, daughter of Frank Reams and Virginia Henry, on July 2, 1927 in Delaware Co., OH. She was born on June 10, 1908 in Delaware Co., OH. She died on December 23, 1996 in Columbus, Franklin Co., OH (Gravesite).

Marriage License ~ George W. Yantis & Florence Bell Reams
1930 Census ~ Franklin Co., OH ~ George W. Yantis and Family

George W. Yantis and Florence Bell Reams had the following children:
(**) George Wesley Yantis Jr. was born on February 11, 1932 in OH. He died on December 27, 1975 in Dayton, Montgomery Co., OH (Gravesite).
(**) Phillip Michael Yantis was born on February 6, 1940 in OH.
 
 
 
 
38. Mary Josephine Agnes Yantis was born on October 5, 1908 in Madison Co., OH. She died on January 6, 1964 in Westerville, Franklin Co., OH (Gravesite). She married Donald H. Sanford, son of Frank Alva Sanford and Amanda McElwee, on October 23, 1926 in Delaware Co., OH. He was born on May 6, 1903 in Center Village, Delaware Co., OH. He died on June 15, 1994 (Gravesite).

Marriage License ~ Donald H. Sanford & Mary Josephine Yantis
1930 Census ~ Franklin Co., OH ~ Donald H. Sanford and Family
1940 Census ~ Franklin Co., OH ~ Donald H. Sanford and Family

Donald H. Sanford and Mary Josephine Agnes Yantis had the following children:
(**) Donna Ruth Sanford was born on May 13, 1928 in Westerville, Franklin Co., OH. She died on June 5, 1930 in Westerville, Blendon Twp, Franklin Co., OH (Death Certificate)(Gravesite).
(**) Edward L. Sanford was born about 1930 in OH.
(**) Richard Sanford was born about 1933 in OH.
(**) Paul Sanford was born on January 15, 1935 in OH. He died on December 11, 2004 in Bucks Co., PA.
 
 
 
 
39. John William Yantis was born on July 11, 1913 in Delaware Co., OH. He died on December 6, 1950 in Marion Tp., Franklin Co., OH (Gravesite). He married Ethel Matilda Lee, daughter of Storrs Johnson Lee and Mary Myrtle Myers, on August 12, 1939 in Licking Co., OH. She was born on July 5, 1919 in Alexandria, OH. She died on February 21, 1972.

Marriage License ~ John William Yantis and Ethel Matilda Lee
Death Certificate ~ John William Yantis

John William Yantis and Ethel Matilda Lee had the following children:
(**) Allison Eugene Yantis was born on August 12, 1941 in OH.
(**) Myrtle Yantis.
 
 
 
 

          

Frank Russel Yantis
 
 
40. Frank Russel Yantis was born on June 16, 1916 in Delaware Co., OH. He died on November 15, 1976 in Newark, Licking Co., OH (Gravesite). He married Violet Virginia Bishop, daughter of Harold Lee Bishop (See Bishop) and Thelma Gladys Inskeep (See Inskeep), on November 1, 1941 in Columbus, Franklin Co., OH. She was born on July 11, 1923 in Pottersburg, Allen Twp., Union Co., OH. She died on August 13, 1998 in Johnstown, Licking Co., OH (Gravesite).

Birth Certificate ~ Violet Virginia Bishop
Marriage License ~ Frank Russel Yantis & Violet Virginia Bishop
Obituary ~ Frank Yantis
Death Certificate ~ Violet Virginia Bishop Yantis

Frank Russel Yantis and Violet Virginia Bishop had the following children:
(**) Ronald James Yantis was born on May 18, 1942 in Westerville, Franklin Co., OH. He died on October 2, 2019 in Columbus, Frankli Co., OH (Cremated). He married (1) Jutta Charlotte Schulze. She was born on March 20, 1939 in Brandenburg, Germany. She died on November 9, 2006 (Gravesite). He married (2) (Private). He married (3) (Private).
(**) (Private).
(**) Philip Lee Yantis was born on August 4, 1944 in Galena, Genoa Twp, Delaware Co., OH. He died on May 30, 1956 in Johnstown, Licking Co., OH (Gravesite).
(**) Donald Russell Yantis was born on January 10, 1947 in Westerville, Franklin Co., OH. He died on November 22, 2007 in Huntsville, Madison Co., AL (Cremated). He married (1) (Private). He married (2) Diana Louise Grover. She was born on June 2, 1952. She died on August 21, 2018 (Cremated).
(**) (Private).
 
 
 
 
41. Hubert Elwood Yantis was born on July 29, 1920 in Delaware Co., OH. He died on May 9, 2004 in Westerville, Delaware Co., OH. He married Eda Varona Guzzetta, daughter of Patsy Varona and Mary Thomas, on October 8, 1948 in Franklin Co., OH. She was born on May 22, 1917 in Follansbee, WV. She died on June 12, 2011 in Westerville, Franklin Co., OH.

Marriage License ~ Hubert Elwood Yantis & Eda Varona Guzzetta

Hubert Elwood Yantis and Eda Varona Guzzetta had the following children:
(**) (Private).
(**) (Private).
(**) Cindy Ann Yantis was born on July 24, 1957. Sh died on January 4, 2016 in Delaware, Delaware Co., OH.
 
 
(**) No further information on this individual.  
 

 
 
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