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Posted Queries for October thru December 1997

HOLLINGSWORTH posted by Helen E. Walbon on Friday, October 3, 1997

Looking for George Mitchell HOLLINGSWORTH b. March 29, 1840 Morrow Co.

HUGHES, SMITH posted by Jadean Hopper on Monday, November 17, 1997

I am researching the following people from Morrow County, Ohio.�� I have a David SMITH, born 12 March 1761, Morrow County, Ohio.� David married Chloe HUGHES on 7 October 1783.� There were seven children born: Sarah, Eunice, Almond (direct line), Nehemiah, Nathaniel, Alvan, and Chole Louisa.� David died 5/7 October 1823 in Delaware County, Ohio.� Burial was in the Marlborough Cemetery, Delaware County, Ohio.� Chloe HUGHES was born in 1765 in Morrow County, Ohio.� Do not know when she died.� Is there anyone who is researching either the HUGHES or SMITH'S from Morrow or Delaware Counies?� I would love to hear from you.� I can't seem to find anything on David or his wife Chloe before their marriage.� I have some data on the descendants of these two that I am willing to share if anyone is interested. Any suggestions on how I can further my research would also be welcomed. Thank you.�� Jadean

HEAD, HIGLEY, TERRY posted by Jadean Hopper on Tuesday, November 18, 1997

I would like to correspond with anyone who is descended from Chauncey HIGLEY and Margaret Ann HEAD HIGLEY.� My husband is descended from Chauncey down through his daughters, Adeline and Emily. They were from the Morrow County, Ohio area. Also would like to correspond with any TERRY researchers from this area.� I have a George B. TERRY who married Adeline HIGLEY.

DYE, MORRIS posted by Dean Carl on Saturday, November 29, 1997

Searching for information on family of John DYE, born in PA and died in Morrow County, OH in 1852 and his wife, Rachel MORRIS, who died Apr. 29, 1883 in Morrow County, OH.� Known children included Andrew DYE, born circa 1822, William DYE, born 1842 and John Hudson DYE, born Mar. 6, 1848.� Family came to Ohio from Greene Co., PA. Dean Carl, 1808 Deetz Rd., Mt. Shasta, CA 96067

GEORGE posted by J. George on Friday, December 5, 1997

The family originated in Chesterville, and remains are in the Chester Baptist Church graveyard. Any help making contact with GEORGE family members greatly appreciated.

BLAKELY, FAIRCHILD, STINER posted by Deborah L Sherman on Wednesday, December 10, 1997

Looking for info on Roseannah/Rosanna BLAKELY STINER, b. possibly in Franklin/Fairfield Co., OH.� Parents Thomas & Rosanna BLAKELY. Rosanna SR. is buried at Stiner Cemetery near Mt. Gilead.� The BLAKELYS had property near Canal Winchester, Franklin/Fairfield County line with Walnut Creek running thru it. Rosanna Sr. went to live with her daughter. Other children of Thomas & Rosanna were Nancy (ggr grandmother), Matilda, Robert, Sarah BLAKELY & Elizabeth w/o John FAIRCHILD. Also in a 1831 Chancery Record a Robert & Samuel were listed as buying land 1817.� Any help would be appreciated.

HENRY posted by Jan Alpert on Saturday, December 13, 1997

HENRY, Martin, living in Morrow Co., OH in 1865.� I believe he had sons, Eli Henry, supposedly killed in the Civil War, and John W. Henry who moved to Carlton, Barry Co., MI.� Looking for more info on the HENRY family and the parents of Martin HENRY, for my brother-in-law, Robert Henry.� Jan Alpert, 3309 Fox Chase Ct., Midlothian, VA 23112.

GARVERICK, SHEFFER posted by Martin L. Wogaman on Sunday, December 14, 1997

I am researching my great-grandfather Aaron GARVERICK.� He was born in Morrow County, Ohio, on 19 Oct 1842.� His father's name was Henry GARVERICK, and Mother's maiden name was Barbara SHEFFER, who may have resided in Stark Co., Ohio.� Aaron was supposed to have been a Civil War veteran, serving with the 136th Regiment, Company I, Ohio NE1, according to information that I have at present.� I would be interested in any information concerning the subject persons.� I have information tracing Aaron's lineage back to Michelreith, Bavaria c. 1612/1613. Martin L. Wogaman, 6534 Forest Lane, Waterford, WI 53185-2432

BLANEY, HARLAN, MOSHER, ONG posted by Paul H. Blaney on Wednesday, December 17, 1997

My maternal roots are in Morrow County: my mother, Sarah Esther MOSHER BLANEY was born in Cardington in 1906 and was buried there in 1993 beside her parents, Henry Harlan MOSHER and Minnie Pearl ONG MOSHER.� Thanks to extensive work done by relatives, I have access to much information about the MOSHER and HARLAN lines, but I have been unable to locate much on Minnie Pearl ONG or her family.� I know that she was born in Columbus (presumably in the 1870s) and that she was a member of the Society of Friends.� If you could link me with someone who has researched the Ong family, I would be most appreciative.

SHAW posted by Mike Lehman on Tuesday, December 23, 1997

Looking for info on descendants of John SHAW that came to Delaware Co. [now Morrow Co.] in 1809. He had bought 400 acres of land. Gave 100 acres if his son Jonathan would move on it and impove it. John came up later and claimed the other 300 acres. The land is in Westfield Twp. Many Shaws are buried in the Shawtown Cemetery.� My wife is a direct descendant of John SHAW. Contact Mike Lehman, 513 South 4th St,. Hamburg, Pa. 19526

ANDERSON, BENEDICT, BERRY posted by Phil Anderson on Saturday, December 27, 1997

Seeking info about Benjamin or Spencer ANDERSON and his wife Catherine BERRY ANDERSON. They had the following 8 children: 1. Lucy E. ANDERSON, b circa 1841 2. James J. ANDERSON, b circa 1843 3. David L. ANDERSON, b circa 1845 4. Benjamin Franklin ANDERSON, b 14 May 1847 Sparta (Morrow) OH, m. Phebe W. BENEDICT 27 Aug 1867 5. John M. ANDERSON, b circa 1849 6. Leonard L. ANDERSON, b circa 1851 7. Mary A. ANDERSON, b circa 1856 8. William A. ANDERSON b Nov 1859 Would like to correspond with any descendants. Would like any additional info. Thanks. Phil Anderson, 260 E Garfield #125, Coldwater, MI 49036-9105

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