Belmont County, Ohio, Posted Queries for

Belmont County, Ohio

Posted Queries for June 1998

FREEMAN posted by Cyrilda Brewer on Saturday, June 6, 1998

Thomas FREEMAN b.1768, d.1839, m. Lydia GRANT b.1779, d. 1827. They had 10 children. Some written notes from family indicate Thomas settled in Champaign, Illinois from Belmont County, Ohio. Belmont Co. 1830 census list two Thomas & Thomas L. as head of household. Info on Thomas or his ancestors would be appreciated.

CALDWELL, WINDLAND, WORKMAN posted by Renee Caldwell on Saturday, June 6, 1998

Susanna WORKMAN b.5 May,1863 in Belmont Co. m.James CALDWELL Monroe Co. 1885.

GROVE, HARRIS, RIGGS, RITTS posted by Helen A. Carlson on Saturday, June 6, 1998

RIGGS, Sylvester b. 1812 NY m. Margaret RITTS (b. 1816 MD) at Belmont Co. OH dau. of Matthias RITTS & Elizabeth GROVE. Sylvester, Margaret (family #459), Matthias & Elizabeth (family #100) on 1850 US Census for Richland Twsp., Belmont Co. OH. Sylvestor son of Zopher RIGGS & Eleanor HARRIS. Sylvestor, Margaret & Eleanor buried at St.Clairsville, Belmont Co. OH. Need info on Zopher, Eleanor, Matthias & Margaret. All blind alleys. Any help appreciated.

HALL, SCHLOBOHM posted by Sandra Kerschner Green on Saturday, June 6, 1998

My 3rd Greatgrandfather was Dedrich Schlobohm. He was born 1811 in Germany. He was married to Adaline Hall the dau of William and Susan Hall. In 1842 Detrich and Adaline Hall Schlobohm were living in Belmont Co. Ohio as their son William Henry Schlobohm was born there n 1842. I am trying to find out about Dedrich Schlobohm and William and Susan Hall and their daughter Adaline. If any one knows about this family I would appreciate hearing from you

KEEFER, KILGORE, MOSES, REARDON posted by Richard Sheldon Kilgore Sr. on Saturday, June 6, 1998

I am trying to trace my family roots that I believe began in Ireland or Scotland. My father was born Robert Loring KILGORE on July 10, 1900 in a Bellaire farmhouse. Any and all information will be greatly appreciated, including information relating to high school, college football, family farm and coal mine, F.W. Woolworth, and real estate in Florida and/or Alabama. Thanks again. NOTE - I am also looking for information about my baby sister (Thelma ?) Including Herkimer, New York and cause of death? !

MCGAUGHEY, STREET posted by Anita McGaughey on Saturday, June 6, 1998

Decendants of Robert F. STREET, b:1803 ,,MD, (wife Elizabeth M. ?) Father of Hanna Jane Street b:15Dec1827 ,,BelmontCo,OH d:04Mar1906 Clarence,,WV,USA. Married on 17Jun1848 to James Gordon MCGAUGHEY b:09Jan1828 ,,BelmontCo,OH d:16Feb1900 Clarence,WV, seek any more information. Anita McGaughey at: [email protected] or fax: 949-499-3067.

BAILEY, PATTERSON posted by Susan Nielsen on Saturday, June 6, 1998

Faith BAILEY b. 1788, md. Jeremiah PATTERSON IN 1793. She died 13 Apr 1857 in Belmont Co. Her parents were Elijah BAILEY and Lucy BROCK.

MILHOAN, MILHORN, PHILLIPS posted by PMJohnston on Saturday, June 6, 1998

Margaret Susannah PHILLIPS(b 1840), married Sampson MILHOAN. I think she had a brother named George S PHILLIPS(b 1845). Per records, they were both born in Belmont CO, OH.

LEHMAN posted by Glenda J. Rose on Saturday, June 6, 1998

Peter R. LEHMAN, born Sept. 9, 1861 in Ohio. Possibly Belmont Co. This is my great grandfather. He worked on the railroad as a brake man. It is rumored that he had 16 or 17 siblings. Very little is known about him. Any information would be helpful. Thanks in advance.

BARTLETT, COX, HICKS posted by Georgene Morris Sones on Saturday, June 6, 1998

Anna HICKS born 5 Feb 1829 in Belmont Co. OH; d/o Asa HICKS and Anna COX who married 15 March 1815 in Belmont Co. Need Anna's siblings. Any help appreciated. Anna HICKS married 1851 in Tazewell Co IL to Orin M. BARTLETT. Both died Mercer Co. IL. Have data to share on their children.

FERGUSON, FINLEY, KERR, WHIMS, WHYMS, WILEY posted by Jo Ellen Stoop on Saturday, June 6, 1998

I am searching for information on the parents of Elza Archibald Wiley b.10-10-1870 to Samuel Wiley and Mary Schogan. Also looking for family associated with Rebecca Jane Finley b. 6-2--1802 married to William Elder Ferguson, Samuel Ferguson married Jane Elder in Scotland, and William was born aboard ship as they sailed for America. Looking for parents of Caleb Whims who was orphaned at the age of 5 yrs. (aprx. 1790-1802) when his father, a soldier, was killed in the revolutionary war and then the death of his mother. He was raised by Rev. George M. Scott along with his own son who became Dr. John Scott (the father of President Harrison's first wife.) There is some question if the name was Whims or Whyms. Looking for the Kerr family. Three brothers Robert, John and David Kerr came from county Londenderry, Ireland in the spring of 1708, landing in Philadelphia. They were pure Scotch, descended from Robert Ker, Earl of Somerset, all documentary proof of this linage has long since disappeared. David Kerr Married Cornelia Chamberlain in 4-15-1785. They arrived in Beaver Co., Pa. in 1777-78. Thank you, I will be willing to share any information I have that may be of help to others. Jo Ellen Stoops

GRIMSLEY posted by Pat Bean on Sunday, June 21, 1998

Searching for the parents of my grgrgrandparents, Oliver and Adelphi (Delphey) GRIMSLEY, who were known to live in Flushing twp, Belmont Co, OH from 1840 thru 1860. Oliver and Adelphi were both born between 1800 and 1805 reportedly in Belmont Co. Would like to make contact with anyone searching this line--I have much info to share.

CREW posted by Robin Horner Crew on Sunday, June 21, 1998

Would like to find any info on Jacob and Rachel Bailey CREW who came to Belmont Co. from North Carolina, about 1820. Do not know their children's names. Also do not know the death date or place, for Jacob or Rachel. I do know that they were Quakers. Help. Thanks, Robin CREW

FULTON, STARBUCK posted by David Dykes on Sunday, June 21, 1998

My family name is Fulton, Neff, Giffen. My great uncle, William FULTON dated a girl named Flora STARBUCK. She was an artist and we have several of her paintings which are very good. Wanted to know more about her. The paintings are dated 1911 and 1913.

HILLYER, JOHNSON posted by Randy Hillyer on Sunday, June 21, 1998

Searching for information on Alfred A. HILLYER and Maryetta E. JOHNSON HILLYER. Listed on 1910 Census Record (Bridgeport). Searching for information for Hillyer Family Tree.

DONALDSON, HILLYER, RICHEY posted by Randy Hillyer on Sunday, June 21, 1998

Searching for decendents of Jessie Ethna HILLYER married to Charles C. DONALDSON May 8, 1901. Also searching for her sister Olive Fenton HILLYER Married TO Clinton DeWitt RICHEY on August 8, 1900. They had one son Clinton H. RICHEY born 1903. Information is being gathered for the HILLYER Family Tree.

MCMASTER, PORTERFIELD, ROBB posted by Joe Hoover on Sunday, June 21, 1998

I'm trying to confirm a migration of the Porterfield family from late 1790s Westmoreland Co PA to 1820-1840s near Bellaire, Belmont Co, OH to 1860-1900s Furley, Sedgwick Co, KS. Also the McMaster family from OH to KS.

MCMASTER, PORTERFIELD posted by Joe Hoover on Sunday, June 21, 1998

Descendants of John Wesley McMaster 1 John Wesley McMaster b: July 16, 1841 in near Bellaire, Belmont Co, OH d: February 1929 in Furley, Sedgwick Co, KS .. +Margaret (Maggie) Porterfield b: Abt. 1846 d: January 1922 in Sedgwick Co, KS 2 John Samuel McMaster b: May 6, 1872 in Bellaire, OH d: August 29, 1958 in Butler County, KS .... +Georgia Anna Wallace b: August 26, 1877 in near Greenwich, Chautauqua Co, KS d: April 17, 1942 in Green Valley Cemetery, Furley, KS 2 Emma McMaster b: Abt. 1869 .... +Ed Buckman b: Abt. 1867 in IA 2 Ella McMaster b: Abt. 1867 .... +Joseph Nichols b: Abt. 1865 2 Addie McMaster b: Abt. 1865 .... +Jim McGrew 2 Minnie McMaster b: Abt. 1873 .... +John Acton b: Abt. 1870 2 Alice McMaster b: October 6, 1884 .... +Ed Eilert b: March 3, 1864

CLARK, GREEN, RIGNEY posted by Pat Knowles on Sunday, June 21, 1998

Researching the family of Catherine "Kitty" GREEN and husband Thomas RIGNEY. They were in Belmont Co. on 10 March 1836. Catherine is sister to my GR GR GR Grandmother Elizabeth GREEN who m. John CLARK were lived near Sewellsville, Belmont Co. Catherine GREEN RIGNEY was b. @1790 Montgomery Co., Md and was married there. Was their sister Jemima GREEN in Belmont Co. also? Would like to correspond with anyone on this line. Have a nice day. Pat Knowles

HARRIS, LUCAS, PERSINGER posted by Susan Mann on Sunday, June 21, 1998

I am looking for information on the parents of Lucy Etta (HARRIS) PERSINGER. Lucy HARRIS PERSINGER was born on August 8, 1868 in Belmont Co. to James HARRIS and Angeline LUCAS. Lucy eventually met and married Lewis Luke PERSINGER, and settled in Gallia Co. until her death on July 8, 1952.

TEMPLETON posted by David J. Riley on Sunday, June 21, 1998

Seek anc/dec Wm Templeton (1844-1884) & Sarah Wilson (1801-1896) who were m. Belmont Co. 1829, bur. Union Cem. Also same for Wm Templeton (1811-1855)and Mary _____ (1816-1860) who are bur. Centerville Cem. Both Wms b. Pa. How are they related? Are they dec. from John Templeton bur. Belmont Town Cem (Goshen)? Any info on early Templetons appreciated. Have info on dec both Wms. NOTE Templetons who moved in Illinois mid-19th cent. Pa and NJ origins of Templetons.

THOMAS posted by Dick Thomas on Sunday, June 21, 1998

My great-great grandfather, Daniel, came into Belmont County in 1805. I believe he took a grant of land obtained by his father for Revolutionary War service. He moved to Washington County sometime after the 1830 Census. Would the Ohio Company records have any info on Daniel, how he got the land and where it was located??? I am really interested in tracking Dan's father. In the 1850 Census in Washington County, Dan indicated he was born in Maryland but I can find no record of him or his parents in the Maryland archives. Thanks for your help.

REEVES, THORNBURG, ZANE posted by Vincent R. Thornburg on Sunday, June 21, 1998

Attempting to verify or find documentation that Samuel ZANE born 2/26/1784, married to Elizabeth BLOOMFIELD in Belmont County in 1818, is the father of Benjamin ZANE born 1820 in Bridgeport.

BECK, SHULTZ posted by Laura Veazey on Sunday, June 21, 1998

I am looking for the parents of Eli SHULTZ who was born in Bridgeport, Belmont County on November 8, 1822. He married either Elizabeth Catharine BECK or Catharine Rebecca BECK. Catharine's parents are Daniel BECK and Rosana TAYLOR. I would like information on both families.

LUCAS, MURPHY, WEADEN, WEEDEN, WEEDON posted by Dana Weeden on Sunday, June 21, 1998

Looking for information on Alfred Penn Weeden, his wife Eleanor Lucas Weeden and their children: Hilary Weeden b. ca. 1805 m. Nancy Ann McFadden on Sep. 24 1832 John Hanson Weeden b. ca 1809 m. Sarah Schwyhart on Apr. 20, 1832 Elizabeth Weeden b. Feb 23, 1818 m. Enoch Matson Kirdelia Weeden m. Alex Donason Ineldro Weeden m. Eleanor Mary McFadden on Jan. 12 1835 (d/o John) Annake Weeden b. ca 1823 m. George W. Simpkins Dec. 12, 1841 in Knox Co. IL George Weeden b. 1824 m. Delilah Murphy (d/o Lorenzo Dow Murphy) Amos Weeden b. ca 1829 Nancy Weeden b. 1835 Alfred Weeden Benjamin Weeden b. ca 1832 The Weedens were in Belmont County by 1814. Alfred & Eleanor left by 1840, George died in Civil War. John moved to Guernsey County. Hilary might have died by 1854 - possibly due to occupation hazard. Any information would be of help. Thanks!

BURSON, LUCAS, MCFADDEN, MURPHY, WEEDEN posted by Dana Weeden on Sunday, June 21, 1998

Looking for information on the family of Alfred Penn WEEDEN & Eleanor (LUCAS) Weeden. Alfred served in the 1st Regiment of Ohio as an Ensign, during the war of 1812 (enlisting in 1814). Eleanor was the daughter of John & Rachael (Duvall)Lucas. Children
Hilary b. ca. 1805 m. Nancy Ann MCFADDEN on Sep 24, 1832.
John Hanson Weeden b. 1809-1810 m. Sarah SCHWYHART on Apr. 20, 1832
Elizabeth Weeden b. Feb. 23, 1818 m. Enoch Morris MATSON on Dec. 18, 1834 d. Jan. 12, 1908
Kirdelia Weeden - might have married Mr. DONASON, location unknown. Might be the mother of Alexander O. Donason
Ineldro Weeden m. Eleanor Mary MCFADDEN (daughter of John) on Jan. 13,1835
Annake Weeden b. ca 1824 m. George W. SIMKINS in Knox Co. IL on Dec.12, 1841
George Washington Weeden b. ca 1824 m. Delila MURPHY (daughter of Lorenzo & Elizabeth (Christy) Murphy d. d. May 19, 1864 (Battle of the Wilderness)
Amos Weeden b. ca 1829
Nancy Weeden b. 1835
Alfred Weeden
Benjamin Weeden b. 1832
There may be more to this family, there may be less! Any information would be helpfull.

FITCH, RUVER posted by margie wellwood on Sunday, June 21, 1998

I saw a record at the family history library stating that Jacob RUVER married elizabeth FITCH on 3 oct 1829 in belmont county ohio. i find jacob fitch and james fitch on the 1840 census for smith twp. Associated surnames DUVEL, VOGT, BOERSCHIG

COPELAND, COPLEN, TIPTON posted by Jeanine Birong on Monday, June 29, 1998

Seeking info about Richard Coplen (Copeland (1774-1835) who was married to Sarah (Euphemie) Tipton. They had at least one child born (Asa Coplen 1805-?) in Belmont Co., others born in Coshocton Co.

WESTLAKE posted by Vicky Burns on Monday, June 29, 1998

I am interested in working with anyone who may have information on the family of James and Pheebe Riley WESTLAKE. Their daughter, Sarah Jane, born 13 Mar 1840 m William Duncan Spain in Union County in 1860. They were my ggg grandparents. I would love to exchange information with anyone who is also connected to this family. Thanks.

BYERS, ENSLEY posted by Sallie Cleave on Monday, June 29, 1998

ENSLEY, Wm. Ross b. in 1848 Stewartsville, Ohio, d. 1931 in Somerton, Belmont Co. He married Elizabeth Hayes and they had 15 children. One of these children, Grace S. Ensley was my grandmother. Grace married Jesse Cleveland Byers. I would appre-

ARNOLD, BAILEY, DODD, HAMPTON, PATTERSON, TRUEBLOOD posted by Ardith Haas on Monday, June 29, 1998

Thomas ARNOLD, son of Asa & Susanna (TRUEBLOOD) ARNOLD moved to Belmont Co OH from Wayne Co NC in 1811. Thomas married Elizabeth BAILEY 29 July 1818 at Ridge Meeting (Quaker) in Belmont Co. Thomas & Elizabeth had 3 sons: William b 29 June 1824; Henry b 24 July 1829 & James b 10 Nov 1831. Elizabeth died in 1831 and William & James were placed in the care of their mother's sister & her husb , Nathan & Ruth (BAILEY) DODD. Did the boys stay in Belmont Co? Did the boys marry and have families? Thomas ARNOLD m 2nd time to Elizabeth HALL in 1834 in Gurnsey Co, their children were: Caleb; Nathan; Maria; Joseph & Amanda Jane. I will gladly exchange info.

EHNI, HEPPERLEN posted by Joan M. Hepperlen on Monday, June 29, 1998

Hepperlen family came to Belmont County, Ohio in 1870's from Wurttemberg, Germany and traces their family ancestry back to Marx Hepperlen/Hepperle from Neidlingen, Wurttemberg, Germany.

BARNES, HICKS, YOUNG posted by Richard Hicks on Monday, June 29, 1998

Jacob Hicks born in Pa.1816,married Mary Jane Young in Harrison Co.May 29,1841 and my have married other Young girls. Had the following children: John born Ohio 1842, Mary E. born Ohio 1844, William Henry born May 27,1846 Greene Co.Ohio, Edward born 1847 Greene Co. Ohio. William married Sara Catherine Barnes in Oct.27,1870 and lived in Belmont Co. and had the following children:William Ellsworth, Mary Estella, Elizabeth May, Robert Thompson, Della Catherrine, Anne Laura, George Clarence, John Franklin, Arther Ray, Rose Pear, Jessie Luella, Myrtle Alena. I am looking for family and relatives of. The Hicks and Young may have lived around Uniontown,Ohio in 1862.

ESTEP, GREENLEE, HUTCHISON, WERT posted by Vickie Richardson on Monday, June 29, 1998

I'm lookinf for info on Richard WERT m Laura Belle GREENLEE 12/18/1878, in Warren, Belmont Co. Laura's mother Anna hutchison b12/15/1835 d6/8/1868 in Smith twp Belmont Co.Laura's father unkown? Laura's guardian DR. William ESTEP. Does any one have any info on any of these people?? Thank you,

HAGEL, YOUNG posted by Jack L. Snowden on Monday, June 29, 1998

My grandmother, Carrie Hagel was born in Martin's Ferry, OH date June 15, 1871. She was the daughter of Edward & Mary (Young) Hagel. That is about all the information I have on my mother's (Helen Barger) mother. Thanks, Jack L.Snowden

MCFADDEN, WEEDEN posted by Dana Weeden on Monday, June 29, 1998

Looking for information on Nancy Ann "Anne" MCFADDEN b. Aug. 25, 1805 d. 1887 buried in the Salem M.E. Church Cemetery. Anne might have been the daughter of John and Eleanor (ROUNDTREE?) MACFDDEN. Anne married Hilary WEEDEN on Sep 24, 1832 in Belmont County. Anne also married William EVANS on Oct. 26, 1854. Also looking for information on Eleanor Mary MCFADDEN who married Ineldro WEEDEN on Jan. 13, 1835 in Belmont County. Eleanor was the daughter of John MCFADDEN (and Eleanor ROUNDTREE?) I have no clue as to when Eleanor was born or when she died. I can not find her on any census records. Any information on Anne or Eleanor? Also interested in the children of John & Eleanor MCFADDEN. Any hints would be greatly appreciated!

GILL, WOOD posted by Roberta Crossfield Weideman on Monday, June 29, 1998

Searching for information on my greatgrandfather Alexander Patton GILL born in 1841 in Belmont Co. OH who was first married to Victorie E. before 1862 of Franklin Co. OH. He later married my greatgrandmother Cora Ella Wood who is buried in Indianola, Iowa, Warren Co. Thanks. Roberta Crossfield Weideman Searching for family of Alexander Patton GILL and Cora Ella WOOD. GILL moved his family to IA. My grandmother, Cora Ellen GILLl Crossfield was orphaned as a young child.

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