Belmont County, Ohio, Posted Queries for

Belmont County, Ohio

Posted Queries for April 1997

ROSE posted by Tracy (Rose) Kline on Thursday, April 3, 1997

ROSE - I'm serching for anyone with information on the ROSE family in Belmont County, Ohio. My grandparents names were Emmett & Sarah Rose. Anyone that could help me with any information would be greatly appreciated.

JOHNSON, MULLEN posted by Georgia A. Battice on Friday, April 4, 1997

JOHNSON, MULLEN - Seeking information on Leonard Johnson born in Wheeling, West Virginia and lived in Martins Ferry, Ohio. He married a Hester Jane, last name unknown. Need marriage date and death dates for both which would be after 1910. Also need a death date for a Patrick Mullen who died after 1908 but before 1927. Thanks

REED posted by Charles S. Reed on Friday, April 4, 1997

REED - John Reed b. 26 Apr 1777 married to Martha Cowgill

GABLE, MCFARLAND posted by Sharon Cheney on Sunday, April 6, 1997

MCFARLAND,GABLE - Elijas MCFARLAND and wife Jane Gable both died in St. Clairsville, Belmont, Ohio Elijah had 7 sons and 5 daughters. I only have the names of 6 boys, William Lewis Levi,Joseph,Albert, Van( had a blacksmith shop) and James who went to Gresham Oregon and ran a berry farm. Who were the girls? Where was Elijah born. Sharon Cheney

ACTON posted by Barbara A. Garrison on Tuesday, April 8, 1997

ACTON - Seeking additional information on Harry ACTON b 10 Aug 1840 m Elizabeth HOOD 07 Dec 1866. They had a daughter, Eltha Bruce ACTON b. 23 Dec 1882 in Hendrysburg. Believe Harry was married before to Sarah (?) and had two children Edward b. 1868 and Mary b. 1870. Barbara Garrison, PSC 557, Box 1571, FPO AP 96379-1571

HAWKINS, LEMMON posted by Eric Lemmon on Wednesday, April 9, 1997

LEMMON, HAWKINS - I am looking for the burial place of Wilson LEMMON, who was born 15 Dec 1809 in Lancaster County PA and died 14 Jan 1896 in Colerain, Belmont County OH. He was married to the former Sarah Ann HAWKINS, who was born 08 May 1813 in PA and died 28 Oct 1887 in Colerain, Belmont County OH. Wilson LEMMON was the Postmaster at Colerain for many years. Is there any record of where Wilson and Sarah were interred? Thanks for your help!

DILLE, GALLAGHER posted by Joyce Kelley on Thursday, April 10, 1997

DILLE/GALLAGHER - I am researching the DILLE and GALLAGHER families. Aaron Dille died in Belmont Co. in 1822-son John was married to Nancy Gallagher in 1805. Any information would be helpful.


PORTER, RUSH, GRAY, LASH, OGILBEE, ECKLES, WORKMAN,PILES I am looking for information on Alfred A. PORTER born 1835 in PA. He married Rebecca Jane GRAY born 1841 in OH. They were married in Belmont Co., OH on 27 Feb 1862. They had a daughter, Ida A. Porter born 22 Jul 1862 in Belmont Co,. OH. She married Joseph A. Workman on 18 Sep 1881 in Belmont Co., OH. I also have several other connections to Belmont Co. Other Surnames than those listed above: FADOR, NORRIS, LIGHTHIZER, LONG, UNTERZUBER, ALBRECHT, GROVES, DANFORD, BINGHAM, GROOM, STARR, LAYBOURNE, QUATTELBAUM, PERKINS, COTTRELL, GILKERSON, DODDER, ARMSTRONG, KILGORE, SHAHAN, KEYSER, PALMER, PHILLIPS

BROOKE, PORTER posted by Virginia L. Basford on Saturday, April 12, 1997

BROOKE, PORTER - Looking for ancestors of my Grt-Grt-Grt Grandparents, William Brooke (s) married Nancy Agnus Porter April 1822 in Belmont Co., Ohio. I assume their parents were living in that county at that time. I know nothing about parents nor siblings. William born apprx 1800 in Pa. and Nancy born 1805 in Ohio. Any help would be greatly appreicated.

FURTO, PALUGA posted by Roslin Cantrell on Saturday, April 12, 1997

St. Mary's Gate of Heaven Cemetery - Have the St. Mary's Gate of Heaven Cemetery in Belmont County, Union Township ever been transcribed? My great-grandmother, Marya (FURTO) PALUGA is buried there (1925). Would like to know if possibly more relatives are there. Thanks!

CUNNINGHAM, GODFREY, HUMPHREY, STEELE posted by Elaine Lahr Cunningham on Saturday, April 12, 1997

CUNNINGHAM, HUMPHREY, GODFREY, STEELE - Harrison Co., OH and Belomnt Co., OH - Surnames CUNNINGHAM, HUMPHREY, GODFREY, STEELE I am trying to find more information on our George and Mary Ann HUMPHREY CUNNINGHAM family. They were married Nov. 17, 1831 in Cadiz, Harrison Co. Their children were Martha Jane, David (who m. Angeline GODFREY of Harrison Co.), Keziah, John, Robert Wilson, Caroline C. (who m. Wesley A. STEELE of Harrison or Belmont Co. and remained in OH), and Margaret. Mary Ann died about 1851. In the early 1860's the family attended the First Presbyterian Church, Mt. Pleasant, OH (formerly the Presby. Congregation of Indian Short Creek). The family is on the 1860 Census or Pease Twp., PO Bridgeport, Belmont Co. The family moved to Adams Co., IL in mid 1860's.

LOCKWOOD, STEENROD posted by Augusta Eller on Saturday, April 12, 1997

STEENROD, LOCKWOOD - <Looking for information on Lockwood STEENROD who married Agnes Smith in Belmont County on 12/17/1818. Who were his parents? Who were his children? Was he the son of Ephraim LOCKWOOD and the son of his daughter Abigail or Rachel? I am looking for the parents of my ancestor Mary STEENROD born in 1824 in OH or VA. I am also trying to sort out the various Daniel STEENRODs of Belmont County, OH and Ohio County, WV. There were other STEENRODs in Monroe County, OH

DUFF, MATHERS, POWERS posted by Marta Hurst on Saturday, April 12, 1997

MATHERS, POWERS - MATHERS Eliza born May 28, 1820 and brother James born January 21, 1800. They were from Belmont County, Ohio. James married Margaret Ann DUFF on March 30, 1836. She died on August 11, 1840 after which James and Eliza moved to Buchanan Coutny, Missouri where Eliza married Henry F. POWERS. Eliza and Henry were my ggg-grandparents. Would like to know more about the MATHERS line including the names of Eliza and James parents.

WALKER posted by Dorothy Wharton on Saturday, April 12, 1997

WALKER - Richard Walker, born England, 11 Apri 1897, m Mary Calliere, came to US between 1843-1850. Was in Belmont Co, Ohio in 1850.

SHAFER posted by Delsey (McKenzie) Knoechelman on Tuesday, April 15, 1997

SHAFER - I'm looking for on the Parents of Lale L. SHAFER b. abt. 1873. Died in Licking Co. 12 Oct. 1928. I was always told she was born in Binghum, in Monroe Co. but her Death Cert. said that she was born in Belmont Co., Ohio. And that her father is Jacob SHAFER. Any help would be great.

BROWN, COATS posted by William Brown on Friday, April 18, 1997

BROWN AND COATS - looking for info on william brown and barbra coats who came to belmont co in 1802

BAKER posted by Jack Perry on Saturday, April 19, 1997

BAKER - Looking for the parents and information on the family of James S Baker b abt 1800. his daughter Mahala b 7/27/1826 belmont Co, OH m Hamiltom Graham. Thanks for any help you can provide. Additional information can be found on my Web sit at:

PAINE, PAYNE posted by Robert. F. Barnes on Sunday, April 20, 1997

PAYNE (PAINE) - Payne (Paine) family, including 14yr. old son Christopher father probably Aaron, mother Rachael (Dawson)Payne (Paine) Moved in 1799 to Belmont Co. (was Jefferson Co. then). Son Christopher moved in 1806 to Dearborn Co. Indiana. Where did family live in Belmont Co.? Did M/Mrs P. remain there after 1806? Bob Barnes-doing Hx of Chris. Payne.

BROWN posted by Edward Brown on Sunday, April 20, 1997

BROWN - First known: Mercer and Elizabeth Brown, settled in Ohio about 1796. Eight sons, including Slater, Emson, and perhaps a Jehu. Either Slater or Jehu had a son named Joseph Lynn, who apparently lived in Zanesville for a time. Joseph Lynn Brown served in the Civil War -- reputedly as a scout for Sherman. Family rumor has it that Joseph Lynn Brown rode for the Pony Express. Certainly he knew Buffalo Bill, as my father remembered their warm greetings at a Wild West Show.

MOORE posted by Jenny Lee on Sunday, April 20, 1997

MOORE - Ross MOORE was born ca 1884 somewhere in Ohio. He can be found on the 1920 census for Detroit, Michigan, with his wife Mary and 6 children. Where and when was Ross born? Who were his parents? When did he migrate to Michigan? I have a copy of his death certificate, and these questions are not addressed. I need any and all help I can get!! Thank you, Sincerely, Jenny Lee e-mail [email protected]

BROWN, COSS, MCLAUGHLIN posted by Mary Evelyn Coss Staley on Sunday, April 20, 1997

BROWN, MCLAUGHLIN, COSS - Looking for the Marriage of George and Rebecca McLaughlin Brown. Rebecca was the Daughter of Betty Zane, and anything that might mentions her Daughter, Hannah, who married George Coss.

BOICE posted by Shirley Combs on Monday, April 21, 1997

BOICE - Seeking info on Francis BOICE on 14 Aug. 1827 he bought land in Belmont R.o5/t06/s 14 Any one know where this was, What was there? Any help most appreciated. Shirley Oh yes, is this man and wife buried in this area? they died after 1860.

ASHTON, HODGE posted by Sharon Davis on Tuesday, April 22, 1997

ASHTON and HODGE - I am looking for any information on the HODGE or ASHTON families, and their relations/ancestors, who lived in Martins Ferry, OH. Robert HODGE -- Approx 1898-1955 Ethel Ashton HODGE -- 1900-1989

TEMPLETON posted by Alicia Sprague on Tuesday, April 22, 1997

Am trying to locate infromation about two TEMPLETON sisters who married an Isaac Meek in Belmont Coounty between about 1860 to 1880.� Have been the courthouse but it wasn't muc help and I wasn't able to locate their graves behind the courthouse.� Any help will be appreciated.Thanks.

WRIGHT posted by Barbara Johnson on Thursday, April 24, 1997

WRIGHT - WRIGHT FAMILY. I'm searching for Joseph And Eliz WRIGHT. Their son John S. WRIGHT was born in Hagerstown Md in 1829. Somewhere between 1829 and 1850 (when John moved to Wheeling) the family came to Belmont Co. They may have moved around since family info says they also lived in Morristown as well as Barnsville. Anything on the name Wright would help. John had cousins Daisy and Oscar who also lived in the area. Barbara

MYERS posted by Marjorie Koch on Friday, April 25, 1997

MYERS - Birth/death/marriage for MYERS, William, h/o Elizabeth. 1850 for Bel Cnty census indicates birth abt 1826. marriage would have been prior to sep 12, 1848 based upon birth of first known child. Known children(from 1850/1860 census). benjamin Franklin 9/12/1848; george W. April 1850; Anna 1853; Otho 1856;Samuel 1859(all bdates approx. except benjamin. Would like any info about William/Elizabeth and children except Benjamin.

BURGETT, DONNELL, MILLER, WILLIAMS posted by Ginger Hoffman on Sunday, April 27, 1997

BURGETT, O'DONNELL, MILLER, WILLIAMS - I'm searching for these surnames for Belmont Co. Is anyone else? Burgett, O'Donnell, Miller, and Williams. I'd like to hear from you if you are researching any of these surnames. Ginger Hoffman.

HOOD, SAMS posted by Dave Farmer on Monday, April 28, 1997

HOOD - Andrew Jackson HOOD b. 18 Aug 1848 Martins Ferry OH m. Mary Adenia SAMS of Athen OH 4 Apr 1875 d. 8 Jun 1918 Pokegon MI Any other info on A.J. HOOD or his parents? He was said to have worked on the OH River. Thanks for any help you can supply.

ANDERSON, TINKER, TOWPERMAN posted by peggy harrison on Monday, April 28, 1997

ANDERSON, TOWPERMAN, TINKER - Looking for info on Thomas P. Anderson b. 01-15-1872 at Henrrysburg, OH d. 08-16-1943 at Warnock, OH. His parents were John Anderson and Elizabeth Towperman. He was married to Flossie Tinker. They had four children: Leona, Esther, Nettie, and Roy. Any information would be greatly appreciated!

DEAVER, MOBLEY posted by Don Mobley on Monday, April 28, 1997

MOBLEY - Looking for informatoin on Thomas Jefferson MOBLEY born 1808 Maryland married in Belmont co. 1830 to Hanna DEAVER

CROY, MOSHER, MOSIER, MOZIER posted by Priscilla Croy on Tuesday, April 29, 1997

CROY, MOSHER/MOSIER/MOZIER - Researching Mathias CROY who married Marinda MOSHER/MOSIER/MOZIER in Belmont Co., 1823. I have her parents but not his. Can you help? Any CROY information would be appreciated...CROYs were an elusive bunch!!!

BINES posted by Dorothy Gillette on Tuesday, April 29, 1997

BINES - Seeking information on Samuel Mason BINES who was living with his daughter, Marjorie C. BINES in Barnesville OH in 1902. He was born in Philadelphia PA in 1855. His wife, Henrietta Garretson Galbraith BINES d in 1898 in Barnesville OH. I believe that their home became the Barnesville General Hospital in the early 1900's. Any information on this family would be greatly appreciated.

ORR posted by Paul R. Orr on Tuesday, April 29, 1997

ORR - ORR, Thomas & Margaret Ann, h/w of Belmont, OH signed papers in 1905. Would like to learn anything about this couple and their descendants. Thanks!

BARNARD, REYNOLDS posted by Marilyn Newton on Wednesday, April 30, 1997

REYNOLDS - Wishing to exchange information with descendants of Joseph & Rachel (BARNARD) REYNOLDS who settled in Belmont County, OH.

DAWSON, HARRISON posted by Susan Runyan on Wednesday, April 30, 1997

HARRISON DAWSON - Looking for any information on Terza Harrison1798 who married William Dawson1793 in Belmont County on Dec.12, 1822. I have some of their descendants and would love to find more about Terza's ancestry. Happy to share

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