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Belmont County, Ohio, Posted Queries for

Belmont County, Ohio

Posted Queries for August 2000

BRANSON, ELLIS, WOODROW posted by Kathy on Thursday, August 3, 2000

I'm looking for info on Johnathan ELLIS b.1777 Belmont, Ohio married Lydia WOODROW b.1781 that's all the info i have on them except on daughter Lydia ELLIS b. 1-13-1803 she mrried Aquilla BRANSON. Thanks for any help Kathy

GEISPERT, HARRISON, MAASBERG, MOSSBURG posted by Janice M. Parker on Friday, August 4, 2000

Looking for the descendants of Christian MOSSBURG born 08 May 1784 married to Jane HARRISON 16 September 1805 in Frederick County, MD. He is the son of Johann Heinrich MAASBERG a Hessian Soldier during the American Revolution and Elizabeth GEISPERT as proven by church records from the Evangelical Christian Church. He is the brother of Henry Mossburg b 20 September 1786, Daniel b 19 July 1789, Johannes b 15 April 1791, Abraham b 27 January 1793, Johann Andreas b 1795, Anne Marie b 20 December 1787.

ARTER, BLAZIER, BROWN posted by Sandy Miskimen on Sunday, August 6, 2000

Looking for WM.Turley MORELAND m. Susan Blazier in Belmont Co Oh. in 1835. He would be my ggggrandfather. Any help is appreciated. Also GRIMES,ARTER and BROWN

BRANSON, REEDER posted by Kathy Mullins on Sunday, August 6, 2000


ISRAEL posted by Marc Israel on Sunday, August 6, 2000

My name is marc ISRAEL originally from Zanesville,Ohio. My line on the Israel side goes back int he following order beginning with my dad harold israel married Shirley Swank,then , charles marion Israel married Grace Mock, george Israel married susan palmer, David Israel married Hannah Kirby and lived in Chesterhill Morgan county,Ohio david died in Mufressboro ,tennessee co "D" srd batallian Pioneer corps Ohio voluteer infantry and was a cooper. he was born in belmont County,Ohio Between 1820 and 1825. His military record says that he is 40 years old in in 1863. I am looking for Davids father and I have a hunch that it is Peter Israel of belmont Couny,Ohio. He married Elizabeth Barcus in 1825 and in 1830 the census says that they have 5 children 2 under 5 and 3 5-10 years old. My question is where did he go in 1840. I do not see the name Peter Israel anywhere in Ohio. If you have any amplifing info please email me David Israel born 1820 - 1825 Belmont Co Ohio Peter Israel marred Elizabeth barcus 1820 Belmont Co Ohio find Peter in 1820 and 1830 census in Ohio belmont couty but he disapears in the 1849 census all over Ohio where did he go. trying to prove tha the is David's father

MARSH, MURRAY, SKINNER, SNIVELY, WAY posted by Robert Addleman on Tuesday, August 8, 2000

Any info on ADAMS surname in Belmont Co., OH after 1798. JOHN ADAMS (1765-1853) married MARY ANN MARSH (1768) and lived around Wayne Twp. They were both born in VA. Their children were: GEORGE (1798), CATGHERINE (1807), SARAH, HENRY (1808) & JOHN (1812) and possibly others.

WILSON posted by Richard T. Luxford on Wednesday, August 9, 2000

Tirzah (Therase) J. WILSON born 12/30/1822 Union Township. Looking for parents, sibblings, plus all other info regarding WILSON from same area.

BEESON, HANSON posted by Todd Hanson on Saturday, August 12, 2000

My ggrandmother was Jesse Beeson HANSON who died around 1909. She had four sons James HANSON, Harold HANSON, Kenneth HANSON and Herbert HANSON. All are deceased. Jesse is buried at Riverview cemetary. Would like to know more info on the BEESON family.

COLVIN, POLLOCK, ROBINSON, ROBISON, WILLOUGHBY posted by Peggy Wise on Saturday, August 12, 2000

My ancestors are JAMES ROBISON/ROBINSON who married JANE POLLOCK 22 March 1811 Children were THOMAS ROBISON born 24 Dec 1811 in Belmont Co., Ohio and JOHN ROBISON born 17 Oct 1814 PA. JOHN ROBISON married NANCY COLVIN born about 1817 in VA in Belmont Co., Ohio in 1836 or 1837 Children were: SARAH b. 1836; MARY ANN b. 10 May 1839: JAMES T. b.26 Jan 1840; WILLIAM H. b. 24 Jan 1844; MARGARET b. 23 Aug 1846; JOHN C. b. 10 Aug 1848; CHARLES W. b.27 June 1851; FRANKLIN PIERCE b. 1 Aug 1853, my ancestor who married ISOLINA WILLOUGHBY in 1875 in Harrison Co., Ohio; JESSE B. b. 15 Feb. 1856; NANCY C. b. 20 May 1858 and ELMER ELSWORTH b. 18 Aug 1861. Peggy at [email protected]

AULD, MANSFIELD, TODD, TOOLE posted by Peggy Wise on Saturday, August 12, 2000

Hunting info on ROBERT TODD and wife MARTHA AULD who were in Belmont Co., in the 1850 census, Children were: NANCY b. 1825; JOHN b. 1828; WILLIAM born 8 Dec 1828; ELIZABETH b.1831; ISABELLA b.1831; ROBERT b. 1833; GEORGE b. 1839 and EDWARD b.1842. WILLIAM was my ancestor and he married MARGARET ANN MANSFIELD in Belmont Co., Ohio in March 1851; children were MARTHA b. 1851: ROBERT b. 17 Oct 1853; ELIZABETH wife of JOHN CARPENTER b. 3 Sept 1855 and THOMAS b. 1 Jan. 1858. MARGARET died and WILLIAM married MARGARET TOOLE in 1860 and they had JOHN TODD b. 6 Nov 1860; MATILDA b. 15 May 1865 who married ? KILDOW; and MARGARET ANN b. 15 June 1867 wife of ? STEWART. Peggy at [email protected]

COUTZ, RHONE posted by Patty Drummond Fuchs on Friday, August 18, 2000

Hoping to find Leonidas Hameline COUTZ, (my great-great grandfather), His wife Malessa (RHONE) Coutz, I have no information on other then having been born in Hundred, WV. Have not had any success in researching him. One of their sons, John W. Coutz Sr. (d. July 12, 1945 in Bellaire) was my great grandfather. (One of his sons, Elmer Nelson Coutz (d. June 27, 1975 in Bellaire) was my grandfather). On John Coutz's death certificate, it has the father as Hamilton Coutz, I don't know if that is the same person or not.

CONAWAY, CONOWAY, COUTZ, CROUSE posted by Patty Drummond Fuchs on Friday, August 18, 2000

Hoping to find Willis CROUSE, (my great-great grandfather), His wife Margaret Jane (CONAWAY)? (CONOWAY)? Crouse died Sept. 2, 1930 in Bellaire, Ohio. Have not had any success in researching him. One of their daughters, Flora (Crouse) COUTZ (d. Mar. 12, 1966 in Bellaire) was my great grandmother.

BURKETT, EBELING, HEIZER posted by Patty Drummond Fuchs on Friday, August 18, 2000

Looking for any information on Henry BURKETT (my great-great grandfather), whose wife is Minnie (HEIZER)Burkett died on Oct. 13, 1922 in Bellaire, Ohio. Her obit. states five children survive: Charles Burkett and Fritz Burkett of Wheeling, WV; Henry Burkett (d. July 19, 1931 in Bellaire), Herman Burkett (my great grandfather) (d. Dec. 8, 1936 in Shadyside), and Mrs. Phillip (Carolyne) EBELING all of Bellaire. Minnie's obit states that her husband Henry died "several years ago". Can not seem to track him down though. Any info. would be useful. Thanks

BALL, ROBINSON posted by Cathy Robinson Wilmot on Saturday, August 19, 2000

In 1859 EMORY S. BALL married SARAH ROBINSON. She was a resident of Belmont County but nothing is known of Emory nor is there info pertaining to any children of this marriage. Sarah was born in 1839.

CHAPMAN, WILSON posted by Roger on Saturday, August 19, 2000

I am looking for any information on William Hamilton CHAPMAN that was born in Belmont Co, Ohio on 01/18/1817. Believed to have married Mary Jane WILSON, Wheeling, Ohio Co, WV and later moved to Missouri. Am related and will share information.

SCHELLHAUS posted by Sandra Weber on Sunday, August 20, 2000

I would like any information regarding the Schellhaus family of Martin's Ferry. Please post and e-mail me direct. Thank you. Sandie

BROWN, REYNOLDS posted by Diane Shoemaker on Monday, August 21, 2000

REYNOLDS and BROWN. Searching for information on Minus Reynolds, son of Joseph Reynolds Jr. and Clara Jane Brown. Joseph died in Belmont, Ohio in 1875. Minus Reynolds was born in Belmont, Ohio about 1815. Minus had siblings Erastus, Clara and Horace. Would like to know names and dates of the wife and children of Minus.

HOHMAN, HOWLEY, MCCARTY posted by Mary K Hurley on Tuesday, August 22, 2000

MCCARTY(THY) - HOHMAN - HOWLEY I am looking for information on Isaac McCarty(thy). I believe him to be married to an Emily. Their son, Williard Sherman McCarty, born 5-7-1876 was my grandfather. He lived in Martins Ferry, Ohio when he met my gram, Mary Cecelia Hohman, born 12-22-1886, daughter of John Hohman, who died in a flood around 1890 in Wheeling and Catherine Emily Howley Hohman.

MCCARTY posted by Mary K Hurley on Tuesday, August 22, 2000

MCCARTY(THY) - HOHMAN - HOWLEY I am looking for information on Isaac McCarty(thy). I believe him to be married to an Emily. Their son, Williard Sherman McCarty, born 5-7-1876 was my grandfather. He lived in Martins Ferry, Ohio when he met my gram, Mary Cecelia Hohman, born 12-22-1886, daughter of John Hohman, who died in a flood around 1890 in Wheeling and Catherine Emily Howley Hohman.

COWGILL, PRICE, REED posted by Charles S. Reed on Tuesday, August 22, 2000

James Reed married first: Mary Little in Unison, Loudoun Co., VA. She died about 1795. They had seven children: 1. John Reed (April 26 1777 VA? June 1 1849 OH) m. Martha Ann Cowgill (Aug 15 1782 ? April 5 1848) in 1798 VA Both are buried in Bethel Cemetery in Belmont Co., Ohio (I will e?mail more on them) 2. Thomas Reed ( b. 1779 VA) m. Catherine White of Winchester, VA on May 7, 1801 moved to Hamilton Co., Oh by 1820 3. Margaret Reed (b. 1780 VA) m. William Campbell March 24 1798 were in Belmont Co., OH by 1816 4. Elizabeth Reed (b. 1781 VA) m. Joseph Wilkinson of Loudoun Co., VA 5. James Reed (Feb 27 1782 VA ? Aug 1 1847 OH) m1. Leah Brown (Dec 11 1789 VA ? Aug 13 1818 VA) on Feb 10 1806 m2. Sarah Taylor (Apr 25 1796 ? Nov 3 1860 OH) on Nov 11 1819 He had a total of 13 children ? will e?mail more about his family. 6. Mary Reed ( b. 1793 VA) m. Moses Brown (brother of Leah Brown (above) and was administrator of Rebecca Copeland Reed's Estate in 1837. 7. Jonathan Reed ( b. 1795 VA) m. Elizabeth Walker Oct 5 1814 James married secondly Rebecca Copeland (1750 ? 1836) on March 7, 1809 Rebecca was a widow from Shelbourne Parish, Loudoun Co., VA. She continued living on farm inherited from James Reed until death. Her will was probated in Leesburg on March 6, 1837. Rev. John D. Price (b. 1772 Calvert Co., Md ? d. 1850 Belmont Co., OH) In 1819, Rev. Price left the shores of Chesapeake Bay and came to Ohio. He entered land in Section 16 ? Belmont Co., Ohio. He brought tobacco with him and planted the first tobacco in the Ohio Valley. He was an abolitionist. He later moved to Leatherwood (John Reed's neighborhood) purchasing a farm later occupied by great?grandson George Jackson. He had atleast five children (all I believe are buried in Bethel Cemetery) 1. Thomas (first person buried in Bethel Cemetery c. 1832?5) 2. John Wesley (1804 MD ? 1877 OH) married Minerva (1806 ? 1872) They had 5 children: 1. Phoebe (b. Sept. 29, 1829 ?) married Ralph Cowgill Reed (son of John Reed) 2. Mary (1831?1861) 3. James W. (b. 1834 ? ) married Barbara H. 4. Eliza (1838 ? 1861) 5. Charles F. (b. 1840) 3. Nelson (b. May 15, 1805 MD ? Jan 18 1876 OH) married 1st Mary Reed (May 17 1806 ? May 17, 1836) (daughter of John Reed ? they had five children ? I will e?mail more info on them later) married 2nd Sarah (1817 ? Feb 9, 1871) They had 5 children: 1. Rachel (b. 1838) 2. David (b. 1840) 3. William (b. 1842) 4. Samuel (b. 1846) 5. James (b. 1849) 4. William (b. 1818) 5. Mary (1819 ? 1895) married Isaac Reed

JACKSON posted by Steve Guthrie on Thursday, August 24, 2000

I am trying to find out death info on my 3rd great grandfather. His name was William JACKSON and he died in Smith Twp, Belmont Co. Ohio, post office of Centerville between 1850 and 1860. He is on the 1850 census, but his wife is remarried on the 1860 census.

COSIO, FRANCIS posted by robert francis,jr on Saturday, August 26, 2000

Robert Erwin FRANCIS born on feb 23 1936 in BELLAIRE OH. is the father on my Birth certifcate He was stationed in Hanau Germany I believe in '55' Some how ended up in L.A. Calif. and Married Maria De La Luz COSIO on 7-18-65 and I was born by them on Feb 11 67

CAMPBELL, CARRYBILL, SMITH posted by Bob Jones on Saturday, August 26, 2000

William SMITH b. 5 Sep 1852 Belmont Co. Ohio. Parents William P. SMITH, b. 11 Feb 1825,and Catherine (CARRYBILL??), b. about 1831. A William SMITH married Catherine CAMPBELL 29 Mar 1849 in Belmont Co. Trying to see if they could be my g-g-grandparents? Does anyone have knowledge of this family? My SMITH�s moved to Wayne Co. IL. shortly after the birth of William in 1852. Two additional sons were born in IL., Malen and James A. Any help would be appreciated. Even if someone has knowledge proving this marriage was not my William and Catherine Smith. Thanks, Bob Jones

BARNES, HOSMAN posted by Carla Kin g on Saturday, August 26, 2000

Searching for information on Russell Barnes and Alberta Hosman married 12 Oct 1876 in Belmont, Ohio. Any information would be greatly appreciated.

CROMLEY, HARPER posted by Karen Peet on Monday, August 28, 2000

Harper, William Borden. Born 16 May 1863 Hendrysburg, Belmont Co., Ohio. Am hoping to confirm this information and find his father and mother. He moved to CA, married Melvina Cromley 4 June 1889, then moved to Norwood, Kansas where he died, 13 September 1897, leaving Melvina and three daughters. Any information regarding his parents would be appreciated.

MORGAN, THOMPSON posted by Earl Thompson on Monday, August 28, 2000

Anyone have information on a John R. Thompson b.1800/01 in Milford, Kent Co. Del. He was a drummer boy in the War of 1812 for Delaware Militia After the war of 1812 he moved to Denton, Md & Cambridge, MD. John Thompson married Sarah Ann Morgan b.1806/7 in MD. They lived in Maryland and had three children born there. He the moved to Somerton, Belmont Co, OH; thus, on to Washington Co. OH. Six children born in Ohio prior to moving to Dearborn Co., Indiana. The children were as follows: NAME DATE BORN PLACE BORN MARRIED Josiah 8 Jan 1822 MD 1851 Elvira McMullen at Dearborn,IN Sarah Ann 1825 MD 1843 Isaac Ruby at Washington Co.,OH Louisa 1829 MD 1847 David Gilland at Dearborn Co.,IN Mary Jane 1832 OH unknown John H. 1833 OH 1855 Rebecca A. Priest at Dearborn,IN David L. 1836 OH 1861 Emily Virginna ? at Dearborn IN Sophia 1838 OH 1859 George Mendel at Dearborn Co.,IN Henrietta 8 Sep 1840 OH 1860 William A. Roberts at DearbornIN William M. 12 Feb 1842 OH Never married

HENDRICKS, MCGILTON, TABOR posted by Pauline McGilton Tabor on Monday, August 28, 2000

William Griffith McGilton Belmont Co, in 1974, he was born in 1896 & his parents were Eli McGilton & Esther Hendricks McGilton. Any help in dates for these as well as places will be greatly appreciated. Pauline McGilton Tabor

LEMON, WILLIAMS posted by Roger L. Johnson on Tuesday, August 29, 2000

Levi WILLIAMS married Hannah LEMON 15 July 1802 in Belmont Co. Moved to Guernsey Co. worked on Zanes Trace, served with Gen Wayne Anthony 1792-94 in indian war & under Gen Harrison war of 1812. May have died in Belmont Co. unk where buried. Seeking any information on Levi or Hannah. I am 3rd gggrandson of Levi and trying to find anything on his place of birth, parents, etc.

MORGAN posted by Earl Thompson on Tuesday, August 29, 2000

There are three Morgan families in the 1830 census for Somerset Twp, Belmont Co, OH. John, George and Robert Morgan. Are any of these Morgan families related to Sarah Ann Morgan b. MD 1801/02 who married John R. Thompson in MD and they moved to Somerton area of Somerset Twp?

BURGIS, HARDIN, MOORE posted by Barbara Patterson on Wednesday, August 30, 2000

Looking for information on my ggggfather Jesse Moore(More)and his family.Jesse was married to Rachel Moore, lived in Wayne twp, Belmont Co,Ohio - c/o Jesse and Rachel(All of the children were born in Wayne twp, Belmont Co, Ohio) John Harriet (twin) Harrison (twin) Thomas Richard - married (1st) Sarah J. Hardin, born in Pease twp,Belmont Co, Ohio, d/o John and Catharine Hardin,(my family line), looking for infor on the Hardin family to - c/o Richard and Sarah, (All of the children were born in Barnesville, Belmont Co, Ohio) 1-Elizabeth 2-Lewis Elwardo - (my line) 3-Theresa Richard married (2nd) Susan M. Burgis, the widow of Mr. Hardrich, c/o Richard and Susan(looking for infor on this family to) 4-Levnard 5-Hahnah (twin) 6-Charles (twin) Tacyan (d/o Jesse and Rachel) I was told that Jesse was in the 1820,1830,1840 and 1850 Wayne twp, Belmont Co, Ohio census but I can't get the census.

MCKAIN, SPRAGUE, TAYLOR, WILLIAMS posted by Jim Howe on Wednesday, August 30, 2000

Does a copy of the 1800 and 1810 Belmont County censuses exist anywhere? Most were lost during the War of 1812 but some copies were saved by the counties themselves. Looking for listings on James and William McKain (1800 and 1810), George Williams (1800 and 1810), Benjamin and Ebenezer Sprague (1800) and Thomas Taylor (1800). Thanx....

STEWART posted by Kathie Dunham on Thursday, August 31, 2000

I found a Ruben Stewart in the OHS who died 12/15/1915 in Belmont Co. Does any one know anything about him?

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