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Belmont County, Ohio, Posted Queries for

Belmont County, Ohio

Posted Queries for May 1997

ARMSTRONG posted by Thomas C. Trafzer on Friday, May 2, 1997

ARMSTRONG - Robert Armstrong & wife Rosannah arrived in Belmont County in 1824 from Westmoreland Co. PA and previously from County Tyrone Ireland. He died 1851, she in 1844. Need info of what townland they were from in Ireland. Also son James born in Ireland ca 1895. Where did he go after leaving family in Belmont. Son Samuel went to Perry Twp. Franklin Co where he died. What happened to other children William,John,Robert, Thomas Margaret and Rose Ann?


JARVIS, ALGUIRE, STOCKSDALE, BARNET, DILLON, FOREMAN, SPEAR, DUNN - Seeking information on Philip JARVIS, b. ca 1757; m. Sarah Alguire 4 June 1778 Baltimore Co., MD; d. 24 March 1836 Belmont Co., OH Children: Mead JARVIS m. Nancy STOCKSDALE, 7 April 1803, Frederick Co., MD John JARVIS m. Ruth?? ca 1805; Philllip JARIVIS m. Mary BARNET, 31 Mar 1814, Belmont Co. OH; William JARIVS m. Elizabeth DILLON, 18 mar 1809, Baltimore Co., MD; Hannah JARVIS m. Andrew FOREMAN, 17 April 1815; Catherine JARVIS m. William SPEAR, 27 Feb. 1817; Elizabeth JARVIS m. Johnathan DUNN, 11 Sept 1822, Belmont Co., OH Thanks, Elaine Foulger [email protected]

MISEL, SHEWMAN, SHUMAN, WOOLFORD posted by Nancy Misel on Saturday, May 3, 1997

WOOLFORD, SHUMAN (SHEWMAN), MISEL - Catharine WOOLFORD b ca 1785 married 16 Apr 1810 to James SHUMAN (SHEWMAN) in Belmont County and second marriage 11 Dec 1817 to John MISEL, b ca Nov 1776 (Germany), in Guernsey County. Catharine WOOLFORD and James SHUMAN Belmont County residents at time of marriage. Have been unable to find information on Catharine or James prior to marriage date. Seeking area of residence in Belmont, possible residence prior to Ohio, family information for Catharine and James, date of death and grave location for James as Catharine is listed as widow at time of second marriage. Also, any children from first marriage? Seeking any Belmont connection for John MISEL. Arrived US ca 1793 and first record is marriage to Catharine SHUMAN although family stories suggest prior residence in Washington, PA area. Suposedly War of 1812 veteran ? state. Resided Beaver Twp, Guernsey after marriage to Catharine. Possibly resident of same when it was Belmont county?

RHODES, WHITE posted by Sheri Nye on Saturday, May 3, 1997

RHODES, WHITE - Seeking parents and sibling of WILLIAM WHITE b.1802/1806 Maryland. He married in 1827 to SARAH RHODES b.1807 Ohio. They had four children Minerva,Caroline,Elizabeth, and Samuel b.1839. Also seeking parents of Sarah Rhodes. The family removed to Monroe Co.OH by 1840, and by 1870 to Pleasants Co. WV.

BAILEY posted by Richard Bailey on Sunday, May 4, 1997

BAILEY - I would like to know how to gain access to the Crab Apple Cemetery located on Belmont Co. Rd #66 near the Harrison Co. Line (about 2 miles south of New Athens. It is behind a locked fence. I am trying to verify the burial of Sara Coburn McKibben d 9 Jun 1812.

TONGUET posted by Tom Watson on Sunday, May 4, 1997

TONGUET - Stewart & Minerva Tonguet from Bowling Green township, Marion Co. Ohio in the 1880 census! Found them again in the 1900 census in Richland township Belmont Co. Stewart Tonguet was 79 years old during the 1900 census. Would like some help in finding his final resting place, possibly Rcihland tounship? Thanks Tom Watson,

MILLER posted by Jan Miller on Monday, May 5, 1997

MILLER - Researching Rev. Alexander Miller and Sarah Crawford Miller of Rockingham County, Virginia believed to have relocated to Ohio in early 1800's. Any information will be appreciated. Jan Miller

HOWALD posted by Randall Howald on Tuesday, May 6, 1997

HOWALD - I am researching the Howald family. My gggrandfather was Joseph Brigham Howald, born in Belmont County, February 15, 1833. I am trying to find his fathers name. Any information would be helpful. I have information to share,also.

SUTTON posted by Peter J. Sutton on Tuesday, May 6, 1997

SUTTON - - Looking for information on Peter S. Sutton (circa 1850) who married Anna Ault (Sutton) and fathered James Sutton. Peter was born in the Glencoe area of Belmont Co.

GOFF, KINNEY posted by Jean Hamlin McDermott on Wednesday, May 7, 1997

KINNEY - GOFF - Appreciate info re William Kinney. Born 1793 in Ireland. Father Thomas Kinney. William died Goshen Twp., Belmount County, Ohio 1862. His wife was Jane Goff Kinney, born in Ireland, and died 1873 in Belmont County, Ohio. What cemetery are they buried in; were they farmers, anything available about their parents, siblings. Jean Hamlin McDermott E-Mail address: [email protected]

ALEXANDER, BROTHERS, HOWELL, WISE posted by John J. Alexander on Thursday, May 8, 1997

Seeking information on the families; ALEXANDER, WISE and HOWELL. James ALEXANDER and his wife Anna BROTHERS came over from Ireland in the early 1800's. and settled in Belmont County. They had a son John ALEXANDER who married Mary WISE the dauighter of George Wise in 1829.They moved to Delaware County,Ohio and had 5 children; Anna Marie, Harriet J., John MacMillan, James B.and Jane. The father John ALEXANDER died in 1840 and Mary moved back to Belmont county to raise her family.Jane ALEXANDER married Thomas P. HOWELL who was a miner and must have been killed in a mining accident. John MacMillan ALEXANDER worked on the river boats. The family eventually moved to Gallia County, Ohio where John MacMillan became mayor of the town. Any and all information appreciated concerning these families.

KING posted by George L.King on Saturday, May 10, 1997

John William KING - Searching for parents of John William King b.June 9,1826 d. Jan. 31,1889 Bellaire, Belmont Co.,OH married to Sarah Ann Myers

FRED posted by Dennis Fred on Sunday, May 11, 1997

FRED - Looking for any information on John D. FRED (or any other Fred's for that matter)

DUNN, GILHAM, NICHOLS posted by Liz Hazer-Prohaska on Sunday, May 11, 1997

DUNN, NICHOLS, GILHAM - Researching the family of Caldwell DUNN b 12 Apr 1817 OH d abt 1880 Belmont Co, OH m Sarah NICHOLS b 5 Jul 1820 OH d abt 1888 Belmont Co, OH ch: William DUNN b 1845 OH, Hannah DUNN b 1848 OH, Emily DUNN b 1851 OH, Nancy DUNN b 1853 OH, John DUNN b 1854 OH, Aveida DUNN b 1855 OH, Caldwell DUNN b 1857 OH, Samuel DUNN b 1860 Belmont Co, OH, Logan DUNN b 15 Apr 1862 Belmont Co, OH d 1 Apr 1940 Akron, Summit, OH m abt 1884 Anna GILHAM

BACON, HELLUMS, STRATTON posted by Larry J. Henry on Sunday, May 11, 1997

STRATTON, BACON, HELLUMS - Attempting to locate any information on surnames STRATTON, BACON AND HELLUMS. Probably early 1800's. Old family letter says they settled in Ohio territory.

MCCONNELL, WORLEY posted by Nancy Larson on Sunday, May 11, 1997

MCCONNELL, WORLEY - Looking for any information on Samuel Frank MCCONNELL, born June 1, 1830 in Belmont County,Ohio and died March 26, 1915 in Nebraska. He was a Captain in the Civil War. Married Eliza WORLEY, date unknown. Eliza was born July 18 1897, near Fostoria, Ohio. They have 1 known son, Samuel Frank MCCONNELL, born in 1855. Any information on Samuel Frank MCCONNELL or Eliza WORLEY would be more than appreciated! They are my gg-grandparents.

MARTIN posted by Julie Bracker on Monday, May 12, 1997

MARTIN - Searching for information on Joseph Martin Family. Born in 1806 in Pa married to Nancy ?. Moved to Belmont county, York Twp in 1830. (per Census) Son James Martin was born in Belmont county in 1836. Family moved to Hamilton County, Ohio in 1850. Any help is appreciated. Julie Bracker

CARPENTER, GATES posted by Ellen Carpenter on Monday, May 12, 1997

CARPENTER,GATES - Trying to find the first wife of Robert "Robin" CARPENTER who escaped from the Indians in WV before coming to OH in 1797. His son, Robert, married Sevilla GATES, daughter of George Gates. Also trying to find picture of George Gates. I have tin print of his wife, Sevilla Steihl and etching of her, Sevilla Gates and Robert Carpenter. Also have family page from their bible.

TONGRET, TONGUET posted by Tom Watson on Monday, May 12, 1997

TONGUET/TONGRET - Tonguet/Tongret/Tonget: Looking for a little assistance with finding about Stewart & Minerva Tonguet in 1900, he was 79 & she 66. Michael & Sarah tonguet were 46 and 35 in 1900 they all lived in Richland township. Michael was a 'grocer'? In 1925 Irwin & Josephine Tongret living in the town of Neffs were she died 3/20/29. They were both buried in Highridge Cemetery on the Pultney/Pease township line. Any help would be greatly apreciated. Tom Watson [email protected]

HARRIS, SMITH posted by Cheryl Arver on Tuesday, May 13, 1997

SMITH HARRIS - I am seeking the parents of Miranda SMITH, born in 1811 in Belmont County, OH. She married John HARRIS in Sangamon County, IL in Feb. 1830. John & Miranda moved to Morgan Couny, OH,in 1830,where John HARRIS was from. Miranda died in Morgan County, OH in 1887. John and Miranda were the parents of Cary, Isaac, Martha, James, Mary Jane, Stacy, Eliza, Rachel, John, Samuel, George, Caroline, twins who died as infants, & Evaline Harris. I would like to correspond with anyone researching this family.

HORSEMAN, SPECK posted by Darlene Small Gilligan on Tuesday, May 13, 1997

HORSEMAN; SPECK - Rachel Horseman married Augustus Speck on Dec. 30, 1819 in Belmont County, Ohio. Am trying to find out which Augustus Speck it was. His birthdate would confirm if he is my gggg grandfather, or another Speck not related.

ADAMS, DUNN, WAY posted by Edward Adams on Wednesday, May 14, 1997

ADAMS,WAY,DUNN, - Interested in any information on John Adams b.abt 1762 d.June 1853, one of first settlers in what now is Belmont Co. One of his sons was Henry Adams b.1808 m.Elizabeth Way,later moved to Monroe Co. Henrys son Thomas m.Rachel Knowlton in 1853.

DUVALL posted by Shirley Rhoads on Wednesday, May 14, 1997

- I am looking for the 1860 Census for Belmont County. Specifically looking for a man named "George Washington DUVALL.

DUNN, SIGLER, WILLIAMS posted by Alana Bauman on Thursday, May 15, 1997

SIGLER - I am looking for info on Philip M SIGLER b. 1800 MD He lived in Belmont Co in 1840 & 1850 Belmont Co., O wife, Elizabeth b. 1801 Va d. 1850-55. known children..John b. 1826 m. Mary M DUNN 1844 Belmont Co., O; Emory K b. 1827 Va m. Mary A WILLIAMS 1849 PA lived in Pease twp; Lewan; Philip b. 1833 Ohio; Mary b. 1836 Ohio; Sarah b. 1839 Ohio; Thrusia b. 1842 Ohio.

PHILLIPS posted by Christy Kallies on Thursday, May 15, 1997

PHILLIPS - I am looking for information about Martha Phillips born March 21, 1808 in Belmont Co. to Enoch Phillips. She married Ebenezer Demmick (Dimmick) Dec. 28, 1828, and they had several children in the state before moving to Illinois.

LASH, PRICE posted by Shirley Berndt on Sunday, May 18, 1997

PRICE LASH - What happened to Phineas PRICE, possible son of Samuel PRICE? According to compiled Belmont County records Phineas married Anna LASH, 27 May 1820. What were their death dates? Where are they buried? Any information will be appreciated. I have information to share! Thank you . Shirley A. BerndtBe

DAWSON, MERCER posted by Linda Herrnstein on Monday, May 19, 1997

MERCER/DAWSON - Dear Sue, Trying to contact one of your lookups, Bonnie Burkhardt re Belmont County, Ohio Cemetery Inscriptions to check on burial of Mary Mercer Dawson d 5 Jul 1828 Belmont Co., OH w/o Darling Dawson. Can you help me please?

ARMSTRONG posted by Dylan Armstrong on Wednesday, May 21, 1997

ARMSTRONG - I am seeking info on a James Armstrong who moved from Belmont Co to Noble Co with his son Moses. Moses' son was Samuel (1847-1929) and he had a son Stanley (1883- 1923). I have other Armstrong lines at my web site: If you have any info, please email me. Thanks a lot Dylan Armstrong [email protected]

PARISH posted by Rita Ray on Sunday, May 25, 1997

PARISH - In the Ohio Wills and Estates to 1850 Joseph Parish is listed. Need to know if Hiram who had sonsJesse, Otto, Edward, Chance is listed. Hiram's father was Samuel. PARISH I have hit a wall. All help appreciated

LEACH posted by Ken Stephen on Sunday, May 25, 1997

LEACH - Acel Leach (1849-1918) Noble county. Father of Samuel. Trying to find point of origin.

PITTMAN posted by Janet Munson-Peterson on Wednesday, May 28, 1997

PITTMAN - Looking for information on Obediah PITTMAN and his family. My records indicate he dided in Belmont Co. Ohio 1815. Am interested in any info on this family, especially his son Elias O.

BLOCKER, GLASGOW, NEFF posted by M. Porterfield on Wednesday, May 28, 1997

GLASGOW, BLOCKER - Info on John GLASGOW b. a1772 in Ireland and Elizabeth (BLOCKER) GLASGOW b. 1799 in Cumberland, MD. Both buried in East Richland M.E. Cemetery. Elizabeth first married to Henry NEFF. John GLASGOW was a school teacher.

HAWKINS, WICKS posted by Bart Gripenstraw on Friday, May 30, 1997

WICKS HAWKINS - WICKS, Zebulon is listed in the 1850 Census in Belmont County with his family. He immigrated to America around 1846 from England. He married Letitia Hawkins. Sons Richard and John Hawkins lived with the Wicks family. He died in 1853 and is buried in Belmont County. Does anyone have any more information? Bart Gripenstraw [email protected]

MORGAN posted by George M. Brown on Saturday, May 31, 1997

MORGAN - MORGAN, Willouhnby b. July 1819 d. 25 Mar 1896

CAUGHEY, MARTIN posted by Carole M. Casterline Loos on Saturday, May 31, 1997

MARTIN, CAUGHEY - MARTIN, CAUGHEY I am searching for the parents/grandparents of Ebenezer MARTIN born 1821. He married Rebecca CAUGHEY in Guernsey Co., Ohio 26 Apr. 1843. He died 2 Jan 1851, buried in Muskingum County, Ohio. The children of Ebenezer MARTIN and Rebecca CAUGHEY were David b 1843, Eliza J. b ca 1847 and Sarah Ann b ca 1849. Any help would be appreciated.

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