Belmont County, Ohio, Posted Queries for

Belmont County, Ohio

Posted Queries for May thru June 2000

CHARITY, CONROD, LONG, MITCHELL posted by Fred H. Oxner on Wednesday, May 3, 2000

My GGG Grandfather was James Mitchell (1) married to Ruth Lemon Mitchell they lived on farm at Clermont, Belmont Co, Ohio, came there from Penn about 1810-1815 had children John, Ezikiel, Annia, David and James Mitchell (2) my GG Grandfather he was born 12/22/1814.

FLEURY posted by Kay D Sanders on Wednesday, May 3, 2000

My grandfather was born in Flusing Ohio I understand that this is Belmont county.I am searching for his mother Rose Scheidecker of Scheiderker. She was born in Switzerland according to the census. Louis Fleury and Rose were married in Tuscarawas Co about 1856.That's all the information I have.Sure would like to find something out about them.

LEFEVER posted by Myrna LeFever Smith on Monday, May 15, 2000

Searching Campbell LEFEVER and his wife Jean (Jane, Jenny) Girt who acquired land in Pultney Twp. by 1806. Campbell died in Belmont county in 1818 and Jean after 1821. I am searching for the names of their parents. Thanks!

CALISSIE, SHAFFER posted by Pam Shinnick on Monday, June 5, 2000

I am searching for the family of 2 cousins, I believe, that married 2 sisters. They are Bernard SHAFFER, who married Stella CALISSIE and Ollie A. SHAFFER who married Cecilia CALISSIE. In 1920 both families were living in Wheeling, West Virginia but they later moved to Martin's Ferry, Belmont County where each daughter housed an elderly parent. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

RICE posted by Richard A Rice on Monday, June 5, 2000

Looking for information on Allen Rice, b. 31 May 1785, Glastonbury, CT, and wife, Melinda, who came to Belmont County about 1838. I think they died and are buried in Belmont County, possibly the Martin's Ferry area. They had nine children: Angeline, Annette, Harriet, Charles, Samuel, Elliot, George, Wilson, & Albert.

PORTER, WRIGHT posted by Sherry Barrett on Tuesday, June 6, 2000

Harvey Wright wife, Ella Porter and daughter Olive A. Wright. Lived in Holloway, Belmont Co. Olive born July 11, 1892.

GRAY, WALTERS posted by Lester J. Walters Jr. on Tuesday, June 6, 2000

Searching for parents of John WALTERS born 28 April 1832, Barnesville, Belmont Co., OH who married , 27 Oct 1853, Mary Ann GRAY born 5 May 1832 in West Grove, Harrison, OH. John WALTERS was my great-great grandfather.

CROW, HADSELL, MCLAUGHLIN, RIGGS, SALTER, TAYLOR, ZANE posted by Anne Brown on Tuesday, June 6, 2000

Martha HADSELL,b abt 1828, d/o of Mary Ann "Polly" Mc LAUGHLIN and Edward HADSELL. Mary Ann McLaughlin, was the dau of Elizabeth "Betty " ZANE. The HADSELL Family is found in Martin's Ferry, Belmont Co, OH and Clairsville, OH. Looking for birthpalce and date of Martha. Also marriage date and place. Martha m, Eli SALTER. They lived in Marshall Co, WVA. Martha had sisters, Hannah,b abt 1817, who m Samuel CROW; Elizabeth,b 1820, m Labon RIGGS; Mary, b 1826; Amanda, b 1832. Brothers, Noah Z., b 1823-1827,m, Susanna TAYLOR; Daniel, b 1833. Any help appreciated.

ALLEN, FITCH, FREESE, MCGARRY posted by Polly Oliver on Thursday, June 8, 2000

I am looking for information on the following people. Charles Wesley Allen b. June 12, 1892 in Maynard, Belmont Co., Ohio. He was married to Louella Anna Pyles, He died in Wheeling WV. On Feb 27, 1949. His Mothers name was Nancy Fitch-Allen-Freese. She was born June 29, 1867 in I belive Ierland. She married Rodolphus J Allen on June 26, 1886 in Belmount Co., Ohio. Her father and mohter were Cambel and Hannah Catharine McGarry Fitch they married on Nov 27, 1851. Any information is greatly appreciated. Thanks [email protected]

ADAMS, GILHAM, NEEL posted by Dale D. Neel on Thursday, June 8, 2000

JOHN D.GILHAM & MARTHA A. GILHAM Martha A. Gilham of Belmont County Ohio, on March 30,1899,appeared on Asberry Neel`s application for probate of will, as Asberry Neel daughter.The will was filed for probate in Guernsey county OH. Asberry Was my gggrandfather,Martha Gilham was my gggrandmother and her son Belden Scott Neel was my Grandfather.Belden or Scott Neel lived worked & married in Flushing,Belmont Co,OH.Belden worked at the Rosemary mine & then for a beer distributor.HE married Effie Adams & had 5 children,Paul C.,Harry & Clarence(twins)Marie and Marie,Frank all grew up and went to school in Flushing. Paul C. Neel was my father. Really need info on Martha & John Gilham. Also interested in any of the above.Thanks for any help Reply by e mail to [email protected].

COLE, COOK, FARQUHAR, MENDENHALL, TALBOTT, WELLS posted by Jaynie Arango on Thursday, June 8, 2000

Have a large family tree that I have composed with over 133,000 names and many are from the Belmont/Harrison/Jefferson Co. area and many are Quakers. If anyone would like to contact me to see if we can help each other just do so

WILLIAMS posted by june pierceall on Friday, June 9, 2000

WILLIAMS,Francis Wilson.Francis was born in Ohio around 1826. He moved in 1842 to Pulaski County,Indiana.

BRYAN posted by Barry Bryan on Friday, June 9, 2000

Amos and Elizebeth BRYAN early 1800 Belmont County Ohio. Need to know there parents names and childrens names thank you.

DANFORD, THOMAS posted by Larry Graham on Wednesday, June 14, 2000

Looking for ancestry, syblings, date of birth, etc. of Samuel THOMAS born about 1800, possibly in Belmont Co, OH. He married Margaret DANFORD on December 26, 1822 in Belmont Co, OH. My records indicate they had thirteen children, Daniel, Tersah, John, Isaac, Elizabeth, Mary, Jacob, Margaret Ann, Leander, Alexander, Nancy, Samuel, and Charlotte. I am descended from Elizabeth. Margaret was born April 6, 1806 and died Jan. 26, 1888. Her father was Peter DANFORD.

AIKEN, MOORE posted by Christine Sykes on Wednesday, June 14, 2000

Searching for any relations of Elsie E. AIKEN b. 1889? m. Herman MOORE d. Oct 9, 1918 Belmont Co. They had an only child, Newell Akin MOORE b. August 19, 1918

FAUCETT, GAUF, NANKIVEL, NEWELL, WORTHEN posted by Virginia B Harris on Wednesday, June 14, 2000

Hi everyone I recently had some obituaries for McDon. Co IL copied at Wayne Co. Library One concerns George Fred NEWELL b. St. Clairsville,Belmont, OH 20 Mar 1832 died 27 March 1926 Bushnell, McDon. IL. Other names mentioned Charles NEWELL, Fred NANKIVEL other Newells and Nankivels, WORTHEN. If anyone is interested, please E mail me My interests FAUCETT GAUF

ALESIANO, ANGELO, LEPPART, THOMAS posted by Dawn Princehorn on Thursday, June 15, 2000

Searching for information on THOMAS LEPPART who was killed by my grandfather ANGELO ALESIANO on November 10, 1920. Can't find any account of this incident anywhere. Am waiting for a microfilm from the Barnesville Interprise but it is on loan.

LEPPART posted by Dawn Princehorn on Thursday, June 15, 2000

I am trying to locate information on a Thomas LEPPART who was killed by my grandfather on November 10, 1920. Do you have any information on that name? It might help to know that my grandfather's name was Angelo Alesiano/Allusiano and he lived in the Flushing/Lafferty area.

DAVIS, SHANE, WHITE posted by Dorothy Denniston Iba on Friday, June 16, 2000

JOHN Shane DAVIS B.9/29/1836 Bellaire,Belmont,Co. son of Wm.DAVIS and Sarah Jane SHANE-who was Wm.'s father and Sarah's'? John S.DAVIS wife was Ruth Bennett WHITE-b.England.Her parents were Thos. WHITE and Harriet Simpson WHITE on the 1850 census.I do not find them later.Any help will be appreciated

HORNAGE, WILLIAMS posted by Lynn Alberti on Friday, June 16, 2000

Searching for James and Catherine Williams in BEllaire (Pultney township) in 1840 census reports - thanks for any help

BROZINICK posted by Joe Dodd on Saturday, June 17, 2000

I am looking for information about the Brozinick family who lived in Holloway, Ohio. I am trying to find out their country of origin and when they came to Holloway.

MCNAUGHT, TAYLOR posted by Bettie Confer on Saturday, June 17, 2000

Seeking information for JOHN TAYLOR, Wheeling Twp., Belmont Co., OH., wife and family. John married MARY McNAUGHT Washington Co., PA. c1803/04. Mary born c1787, died 1834 Belmont Co., OH. John is listed in the 1830, 1840, 1850 census Belmont Co. Are the William and Nathaniel Taylor sons?

CAIAZZA posted by Amber Caiazza on Sunday, June 18, 2000

my grandfather John CAIAZZA was born (7th of nov 1914) in Bellaire, therefore, his family lived here too.

GRIFFITH, RICHARDS, ROMAN, SCOTT, WHITE posted by Linda Cox-White on Monday, June 19, 2000

Looking for information on ROSETTA RICHARDS born 18 OCT.1892 Shadyside,ohio to JAMES RICHARDS and MARTHA GRIFFITH .Died 23 Nov. 1969 Powhattenpoint,ohio.She was married 3 time's.1st.husband JOHN WHITE around 1910.5 children Violet b.10 MARCH 1911,VIRGINIA,MARY,EVERETT b.13 June.1915,HENRY b.20 Oct.1924.2nd husband JAMES SCOTT mar.around 1925 2 children CLERENCE b.30 JULY 1926,LOYDD b.1928 3rd.husband JOHN ROMAN no children. ROSETTA and 3rd.husband JOHN ROMAN burried POwhattenpoint cemetary.Any information will be greatly appriciated and helpful. THANK YOU

MOORE, PHILLIPS posted by James H. Jessop on Monday, June 19, 2000

Sarah M. MOORE b. June 1848 m.8 Nov. 1866 George W. PHILLIPS b. Sep. 1847. They were in the 1920 Belmont Co. Wayne Twp. census. Can anyone tell me when they died and who Sarah M. MOORE PHILLIPS parents were? Also need a list of their children.

RUSNAK posted by Brenda Crawford-Rusnak on Monday, June 19, 2000

I need to find information on any coal mines in Neff, Ohio (Belmont County). My grandfather Steve RUSNAK and greatgrandfather George RUSNAK worked there.

RUSNAK posted by Brenda L Crawford on Monday, June 19, 2000

RUSNAK I am researching my grandfathers family history. His name was Stephan/Steve Rusnak. His father was George Rusnak and his mother was Mary (Novotny)Rusnak.

HUTTON, PARTON posted by Louise on Saturday, June 24, 2000

John PARTON and Emma (Hutton)PARTON found on 1880 Belmont Co. census. When, & Where did Emma Parton die between 1880-1884? John PARTON remarried who? What happened to Ida Isabell PARTON and Anna Margaret PARTON?

MILLER posted by Kathryn Krzeczowski on Saturday, June 24, 2000

Is there some way I can get someone to look in the early marriage book for Belmont Co., for a (male) Miller who married an Eleanor last name unknown. Would be before 1807. Thank you

BESSER, LOWRY posted by Cindy Matsumoto on Saturday, June 24, 2000

William Besser(Bisser)(b. PA 1815 )married Lucy Ann Lowry b.PA or OH 1825) February 18, 1841 Belmont Co.Parents unk. Wm:pbf:Germany bpm:PA Lucy: bpf PA bpm PA Children: Rachael, Mary, William, John,Amanda,George, Sarah, Emma, Charles,Isaac.Moved Muskingum Co. by 1860.

ATKINSON, BARNES, DURNELL, OUTLAND, THORNBERRY, WILSON posted by Cindy Courtier on Wednesday, June 28, 2000

More Wilsons in Belmont County. Thanks to the help of many online friends, I have been able to take my husband's Wilson line back one more generation in Belmont County. Isaac Wilson b. about 1769, d. 1837. Married on 29 Dec 1794 in Martinsburg, VA (now WV) to Susannah Thornberry. They moved to Belmont County in 1814 (possibly from PA) and located "on the place about a mile from Barnesville where the toll gate is situated". Daughter Elizabeth m. Abel Barnes (a nephew of James Barnes, founder of Barnesville), on 20 Mar 1817 and they had the following children: William who died in infancy Susannah m. Joshua Barnes Mary Ann died in childhood James who was Belmont Co. Recorder and m. Matilda Cator and Elizabeth Baumgardner Eleanor who m. Wm Neptune Lydia who m. Elijah Cator Milton who was Sec. of State and m. Rhoda Allison Marcella who died in childhood Ruth Josiah who died in infancy Elizabeth who died in infancy Abel C. who m. Mary Bannister Frank P. who m. Mattie Keeler Children of Isaac and Susannah who were named in Isaac's will probated Marh 20, 1837 in Belmont County: Caleb, William, Josiah, Joseph, Elizabeth Wilson Barnes, Lydia Wilson Outland and Mary Wilson Outland. Isaac is listed in the 1820 Federal Census for Belmont County, OH as the head of a household with 2 males 10-15, 1 male 18-25, 1 male 45+, 1 female 16-25 and 1 female 45+. In the 1830 Federal Census, Isaac and his sons, Caleb and William are listed in Somerset Township in separate households. Isaac died 14 Jan 1837 or 9 Mar 1837, depending upon which source you read. His wife, Susannah d. 15 Nov 1836. In 1837, Josiah purchased three parcels of land in Monroe County, one on Aug. 21 and two on Nov. 7. All three patents are recorded by "Jos. S. Wilson Acting Recorder of the General Land Office". By 1840, Josiah and Joseph are also listed in their own households in Somerset Township. Josiah has married Phoebe Durnell, dau. of Samuel Durnal and Rebecca Hall of Warren Township in Belmont Co., on 19 April 1838 in Belmont Co. Josiah and Phoebe had at least one son, John Wesley Wilson, b. Sept 1840 in OH. He married on 27 Feb 1866 to Caroline "Carrie" Virginia Atkinson, dau. of George Birdsong Atkinson and Sarah Ann Evans, also of Belmont County. I have more information on the descendants of John and Carrie which I would be happy to share. I would like to correspond with anyone who has additional information on the other children of Isaac and Susannah: Caleb, William, Joseph, Elizabeth Wilson Barnes, Lydia Wilson Outland and Mary Wilson Outland. Please contact Cindy Courtier [email protected]

HISSEY, HUTTON, JARVIS, LUCAS, MCCLUSKEY, REED, TODD, WOLFORD posted by Jane Snell Copes on Friday, June 30, 2000

JARVIS, HISSEY, HUTTON, WOLFORD, McCLUSKEY, TODD, REED, LUCAS Looking for descendants of these Jarvis family members. I believe they are all children of Bazel Jarvis and Rachel Hissey, who married in Belmont Co in 1826. All the marriages listed below were in Guernsey Co. Maranda Jarvis b 1828, married Levi Hutton in 1847. She died in 1890. Mary Jarvis married thomas Wolford in 1860. James Jarvis (my ggfather) b 1836, married Anna Maria McCluskey in 1861 Rebecca Jarvis, married Henry T. Smith in 1856 Ruth Ann Jarvis b. 1838, married Joseph Todd in 1860 Nancy Jarvis b. 1840, married John Reed in 1860. Also looking for descendants of Bazel Jarvis's sister Sarah, who married Brice Lucas. Thanks for any hints.

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