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Belmont County, Ohio, Posted Queries for

Belmont County, Ohio

Posted Queries for August thru September 1996

GIBBONS posted by Annette Cooley on Sunday, August 25, 1996

Request information of the GIBBONS family surname. Also very interested in the Quaker Meeting house in Belmont County. Are there past century membership records? Appreciate any and all input. Please respond by email.

BOOTH, KELLER, LITTLETON, MCGEE posted by Bill Lyons on Sunday, August 25, 1996

Researching BOOTH, LITTLETON, KELLER and MCGEE. Michael Keller, b. ca 1815 m. Caroline ________. Who were Michael's parents? What was Caroline's maiden name and who were her parents? George Edward Littleton, pilot on Ohio River mid 1800's, said to have been born in England. Wife's name unknown, but said to have been from Memphis, TN. Anabelle Booth m. Scott Edward Littleton, son of George Edward Littleton, Who were her parents? Was Margaret Jane McGee, daughter of Thomas McGee and wife of George W. Keller, a descendant of Jesse McGee, early Belmont County resident? Kellers owned a store in Bellaire. Any help will be much appreciated. Please respond by email.

COLEMAN, JONES posted by Sandra Jones Hall on Wednesday, August 28, 1996

Seek decendents of Asher JONES and Mary (Polly) COLEMAN married in Belmont County in 1813. Lived in Mead Twp 1820, Monroe County 1830 and back in Mead Twp 1840. They also owned land in Tyler County (West) Virginia. I only have the name of one son Jacob Charles born 1828. I believe Asher is the brother of my ancestor John JONES of Monroe County. Please respond by email.

CASTNER, KESTNER posted by Kathy Kestner on Sunday, September 1, 1996

Seeking iny information on the CASTNER-KESTNER family who lived in Belmont Co, . They were listed in 1880 cenus under the name CASTNER. Henry KESTNER (CASTNER), my ggrandfather was in the Civil War under name CASTNER. Thanks for any help any can give. Please respond by email.


Searching for descendants of Peter OGAN who m. Euphemia BEVIN in Frederick/Hampshire Co, VA about 1768 and removed to Belmont Co, OH by 1806. His children were: Susannah who m. Josiah WICKERSHAM in 1792 Martha who m. Jonathan Marsh ELLIS in 1798/9 Peter who m. Jane JENKINS ca 1802 Samuel who m. Mary or Nancy Catharine who m. Stephen PARKINS 15 Jul 1811 Belmont Co, OH Hester/Esther who m. Michael JENKINS 8 Jan 1807 Belmont Co, OH Ann who m. Thomas MORGAN 2/22 Jan 1807 Belmont Co, OH Much of this family moved on to Greene, Clinton, Harrison, and Putnam Cos, OH and then into Illinois and other points west. Stephen PARKINS children were all born in Belmont Co: David who m. Mary BURKE Ann who m. Humphry FRITTER Phemy (Euphemia) who m. Mr. HARTSOCK Hannah who m. Robert INGRIM Peter who m. Emily RUSSELL Jonathan Brock who m. Mary Mary Jane who m. Robert HUMPHREYS Martha--never married Elizabeth Ann who m. Mr. RUSSELL Stephen Lewis John who m. Eliza JONES Catharine who m. James SHEETZ Anyone researching this line? Any living descendants? Many thanks. Please respond by e-mail.

CROOKS posted by Judith Ashbaugh Drake on Wednesday, September 4, 1996

Am trying to find any information on Margaret E. McGARRY who married James V. CROOKS in Belmont County in 1874. Believe she was the mother of Eliza Jane Crooks who was born in January of 1875, in Blaine. Margaret was only 15 when she married. She may have died some time after birth of Eliza Jane or possibly divorced, because James Crooks remarried in 1886. Any help will be appreciated. Please respond by email.

BATES, HEDDLESON, POOL, WILLIAMS posted by Mary Heddleson Clark on Thursday, September 5, 1996

I am researching the following Belmont Co. names: BATES,Daniel HEDDLESON, Jane HEDDLESON, John POOL, William POOL, Susan WILLIAMS, George, James, and John. Anyone else researching these names? Would like to share info. Please respond by email.

COCHRAN, COUCHRAN, SALKELD, SALTKILL posted by Robert DeFore on Thursday, September 5, 1996

Looking for a marrage of a Louisa SALTKILL to a Thomas COCHRAN or COUCHRAN about 1831. Also would like to know if you can help locate the childern of a Lucy Smith SALTKILL/SALKELD. She shows up in Belmont County in the 1830 census. I lose her after 1830. She may have died there in Belmont Co., Ohio. Again she could be living with one of her childern. She came from Federick, Maryland. Her husband died in 1816. She is still in Federick, Maryland in 1820; but is in Belmont Co., Ohio in 1830. I believe that she had a son, David, who by 1841 moved to Scott County, Indiana. This is all I have for now. Please respond by email.

ESTLE posted by Delbert B.Lilley on Friday, September 13, 1996

Am searching for all ESTLE lines for exchange of information. Please contact me at Ruth Arleen Estle P. O. Box 126 Richmond Dale, OH 45673-0126 or e-mail

WOHLFORD, WOLFORD, WOOLFORD posted by Julie Forrest on Friday, September 13, 1996

Looking for John WOLFORD, WOHLFORD, WOOLFORD. Would have been in Belmont Co., between 1800 to 1814. Land records in Coshocton Co., state his being from Belmont Co. Date on land record is 1814. Thank you. Please respond by email.

DOTY, MCALLISTER posted by Patrick Carpenter on Saturday, September 14, 1996

Seeking information on Joseph MCALLISTER, b. 1842, Scotland who lived for several years in Belmont Co., circa 1870-1875. Married Margaret Jane DOTY, b. 1845 (Ireland?) in Belmont Co. 12 Nov. 1874. By 1875, the "newlyweds" had moved to Indiana. Appreciate any help.

BOYD, WHITE posted by Jennifer Shank on Saturday, September 14, 1996

Cyrus BOYD married Jean WHITE, date/place unknown. They are in Belmont Co., OH by 1820. Three known children. William b. 1817 m. Rachel Duvall; Susannah 1810-1843? m. Eden Ewers; & Cyrus Jr. 1819-1904 m. Elizabeth Price. Where did Cyrus BOYD & JEAN WHITE come from? Who are their parents? Believe Cyrus may have been in Washington Co., PA in 1800, but have checked vitals available there without luck for their marriage. Although Cyrus Jr. married a Quaker, have no reason to believe the Boyds were Quakers. Ohio deeds have not revealed any place of origin. Any help or suggestions would be much appreciated. Please respond by email.

BOYD, EWERS posted by Jennifer Shank on Saturday, September 14, 1996

Eden EWERS died in Belmont Co., OH before 1830, married 18 Aug 1825 to Susannah BOYD and was the father of two children, Cyrus 1828-1860+ and Sarah Ann 1830 to ?. Would like to know when Eden EWERS was born, where and who his parents were. Have checked Belmont deeds & probate without finding anything of assistance. Any help and or suggestions would be greatly appreciated. Please respond by email.

GRIFFIN, ROBINSON posted by Suzanne Beekley on Sunday, September 15, 1996

James GRIFFIN married Hannah Jane ROBINSON in 1819 Belmont County. About 1840-50s they along with their five sons and families migrated to Shelby Co., IL. Later James and Hannah returned to Belmont Co. where they died. Any help appreciated. Please respond by email.

BLOESINGER, DUNN posted by Liz Hazer-Prohaska on Sunday, September 15, 1996

Researching the family of Logan DUNN b abt 1858 Belmont Co., OH d abt 1941 OH m Ann Gilham b 17 May 1862 OH d 23 Feb 1890 Morristown, Belmont Co., OH. ch: Myrtle DUNN b abt 1885, Howard DUNN b 15 Mar 1887 Union, Belmont Co., OH d 18 Jul 1935 Akron, Summit Co., OH m abt Aug 1912 Catherine BLOESINGER b 16 May 1888 Akron, Summit Co., OH. Logan's parents may be Caldwell DUNN b abt 1818 & Sarah ? b abt 1820 who are in the 1850 federal census for Belmont Co., Union Township with ch: William b abt 1845, Hannah b abt 1848 & Emily b abt 1849. I would appreciate any info about any of these people. Please respond by email.

ROBINSON posted by Cathy Robinson Wilmot on Tuesday, September 17, 1996

Asa ROBINSON b. Virginia and his wife Jane {unknown} b. New Jersey resided awhile in Belmont County, Ohio where it is believed at least one of their seven children was born. The children were: James W. b. ca.1830/32, Mary J. b. 1835, George M. b. 1836 { Belmont}, Sarah b. 1837, John H. b. 1841, Nancy E. b. 1843 and Rachel b. 1848. Seek info on spouses of children and death dates and cemeteries for parents. All replies answered. Have info to share with others researching this family. Please respond by email.

GREEN, HOSKINSON, MINOR, MORRIS, WILLIAMS posted by R. L. Franklin on Wednesday, September 18, 1996

Lewis MORRIS and Rebecca HOSKINSON settled for a brief time in Belmont Co., OH from ca 1824-1833. They were married in Monongalia Co., (now WVA) in 1810. They removed to Henry Co., IN in 1833. This couple had the following children:1. Alphues MORRIS who m. Rebecca MINOR 2. Nancy MORRIS who m. Stephen GREEN 3. Julia Ann MORRIS who m. Joseph WILLIAMS Other children include: Lewis, Isaac H., Susannah Rachel, Joshua, Rebecca, John. The first three marriages have Belmont County connections as well. I have gathered some information for their lives in IN , but not much as yet for Belmont. Please respond by email.

ALEXANDER, GRAY, ROSS, SHREVE posted by Sue Gardner Shreve on Thursday, September 19, 1996

ALEXANDER, Belle / Isabelle b. 1848 & d. 1925. Buried Riverview Cemetery, Martins Ferry, Belmont Co., OH in the SHREVE / GRAY plot. Who was Belle ALEXANDER????? Who were her parents.? Was ALEXANDER her maiden name or married name? She is somehow connected to the family of James Alexander GRAY (1816-1902), buried Riverview Cem. s/o of Robert GRAY (1783-1860) & Agnes ALEXANDER (1792-1825). Agnes the d/o of Judge James ALEXANDER & Isabella ROSS. Any help? Please respond by email.

BARNARD, FEELEY posted by Karen J. Adams on Friday, September 20, 1996

Seeking information on Conrad FEELEY b. 1822 and his wife Mary Ann D.S.F. BARNARD, b.1826. I found them in the 1860 Census in Coleman Township, Belmont County, (page 225) and again in 1880 Census, Bellaire, Belmont County (Page 258D) I'd like any information on Conrad, Mary Ann or any of their children Albert, Mary, William or Margaret, or Edward after 1880 as I'm not able to find any information on them at the Greene County library after 1880. Thank you so much for your help. Please respond by email.

BRICKER posted by Laura Lee Scott on Sunday, September 22, 1996

I am researching the descendants of Adam BRICKER, probably from Westmoreland Co. PA originally. He was a veteran of the Revolutionary War. I don't have his data at my fingers tips. Next time. Please respond by email.

HUTCHESON, LOVE, POAK, POLK, POLLOCK, POLLOK posted by Jan Wattles on Monday, September 23, 1996

Sarah Ann POAK / POLK / POLLOCK was born in VA/WV 1820. Married in Spring, BELMONT COUNTY, OHIO in 1839 to Joseph Love HUTCHESON, son of Robert and Margaret LOVE HUTCHESON. Joseph and Sarah removed to Wayne Co., Ohio by 1842, where their first child, my Great-Great Grandmother was born. By 1850, they resided in Cedar Co.,Iowa. Both died there and buried Peedee Cemetery. POAK used in marriage licence, POLK in Cedar County, Iowa History. These are both derived from the dePOLLOK family of Scotland, later changed to POLLOK. Who were the parents of Sarah Ann POAK / POLK / POLLOCK? I hope to hear from fellow researchers of these families. Please respond by email.

MARTIN, MCCAFFERY, MCCAFFREY posted by Nancy Silvis on Saturday, September 28, 1996

Looking for information on Edward MCCAFFREY/MCCAFFERY b. 1829 Belmont Co, OH; son of Ira MCCAFFREY and Sarah MARTIN. Please respond by email.

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