Feb. 1999 Queries
Feb. 1999 Queries

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BURT, DEWEY posted by Jane Peppler on Monday, February 1, 1999

Attendees at 6th Burt Family Reunion held in 1900 had many from family of Abel Burt b 1788 Massachusetts moved to Portage before 1830, and sons Martin Burt, Warren Burt, Selah and Washington, there was also a Philander Burt, want to know where they came from and anything else.


BEST, MCCLAIRTY posted by Delsa Hildebrandt on Monday, February 1, 1999

Researching a Thomas BEST who d. 1807 in Deerfield, Portage County, OH. He married Eleanor McCLAIRTY.


JONES posted by j. hutchinson on Saturday, February 6, 1999

Am looking for information regarding the family of John Thomas Jones and his wife Ann Lloyd. They moved to Paris Township from Pittsburgh, Pa approximately 1850. Am descended from son Thomas Owen Jones, who married Mary Ann Williams. John and Ann had 8 children: John b 1847, Thomas b 1849, Sarah b 1852, Albert b 1853, Oliver b 1855, Walter David b 1857, Lewis b 1859 and Margaret b 1864. Apparently, John and Ann lived in Paris until their deaths (John d1888, Ann d 1898) Any help would be appreciated. Am willing to share what info I have!


NORAGONG posted by grace sciortino on Sunday, February 7, 1999

Looking for the last name Noragong. John Noragong married a Saloma Holcomb Sept. 1834. Any information appreciated. Thank you,


CORCORAN, CULLITON posted by Parnell Culliton on Sunday, February 7, 1999

Looking for data Johanna CULLITON, b 1855 in Ravenna, Portage Co. Parnets James and Johanna FURLONG CULLITON. Family was in Champlain, Clinton Co, NY for 1850 census. Was in Cleveland for the 1860 Census. Married Michael Corocran in 1881 in Cleveland


COLLINS posted by Barbee Hodgkins on Wednesday, February 10, 1999

Searching for the parents of Andrew COLLINS born 24 Oct 1837 in Portage County Ohio according to Pension Application. Are there any census indexes 1830 or 1840 listing Collins families residing in Portage County?


CLINE, TIBBLES posted by Elaine Rolf on Sunday, February 14, 1999

CLINE, ANTHONY and TIBBLES, WELTHY ANN, m. in Portge Co. on 12 Aug., 1849. They were there until at least 1954 because their son, Daniel was born in july, 1854 in Portage Co. Do you have resources that would tell you anything about Anthony's parent's names or Welthy's parent's information. Thank you! Elaine Rolf


GOULD, WALKER posted by Laureen Johnson on Sunday, February 14, 1999

Gould, John b. abt. 1775 in NY married to Olive ? Jason F (T) Gould is shown in the 1840 census of OH in Hudson Twp. Jason was married in Portage Co to Eunice Walker. Their children were Warner M. Gould b. abt. 1848 in OH, Robert Horace Gould b. abt. 1844 in OH, John Walker Gould b. abt. 1857 in OH, Sarah Gould b. abt. 1846 in OH., and Joseph Henry abt. 1842 in OH. They were also in Keene Twp prior or after 1840. Joseph Henry was in Coshocton Co. in 1860. I see a Rebecca Gould listed in the township history. I wonder if she was related to my Gould's? Says she's from Vermont. Vermont was once N.Y. I wonder if she is connected with my Gould's. Any info contact me. Laureen wite@icanect.net


BLACK, THOMPSON posted by Darryl A. Godfrey on Sunday, February 14, 1999

Jane C. Black of Portage Co., OH, married Thomas J. Thompson of Columbiana Co., OH, on August 7, 1851. They were married in Portage Co., OH, by Rev. A. Starnbaugh. By 1856 they had moved to Clinton Co., IA. I am seeking any information on Jane C. Black's parents and siblings. Jane was born April 15, 1831, in Huntingdon Co., PA.


GALLOWAY posted by Cary Galloway on Wednesday, February 17, 1999

GALLOWAY (Stow, Hudson, Northampton, Boston--1808)


RICHARDSON posted by Ellen Reichert on Thursday, February 18, 1999

trying to find Joshua or Amos RICHARDSON, went to Ohio, Portage, abt 1816-17, seeking assistance and will reciprocate on western Colorado lookups.


DOBBS, SNOW posted by Sandy Patterson on Thursday, February 18, 1999

Looking for any of these people in Windham, Forester DOBBS b. 1857, Linda L. SNOW b. 1863, Wallace DOBBS b. l890, Donna D. DOBBS b. 1894, and LeRoy DOBBS b. l896. OR any other DOBBS that I might not know about.


MOOCK posted by Sandy Patterson on Thursday, February 18, 1999

Looking for information on Lutie E. (Winters) MOOCK d. 1940 in Portage Co. Need information on her marriage and death.


DOBBS, SNOW posted by Sandy Patterson on Thursday, February 18, 1999

Looking for any information on the DOBBS family Donna DOBBS b. l894 and LeRoy DOBBS b. l896.... they were both born in Windham, Portage Co. Father was Forester DOBBS and mother was Linda L. SNOW.


BALDWIN posted by Judy Kronick on Saturday, February 20, 1999

I am looking for information on Timothy Baldwin, born abt 1804 possebly in Windham. I do know that his son Ralph F. Baldwin was born there in 1831. Timothy moved to Illinois where he founded the village of Omega, joined the Union Army and was killed at the battle of Shiloh. His wife was Margaret Earl, they were married in Windham on 3/18/1830. They had chidren born in Windham clear until 1844 (Mary D.) He is listed in th 1850 census for Omega, Illinois. I hve no info on parents of Timothy, my gr.gr.gr.grandfather. Thanks for any help I receive. jk


MONTGOMERY, SAINT posted by Billie Littlemeyer on Sunday, February 21, 1999

Looking for information on William Montgomery who married Sarah Ann Saint on Oct.9, 1845. He is the father of Walter Montgomery born April 13,1850 in Deerfield, Portage cty, OH.


BOUNCE, BUNCE, BUNTS, BUNTZ posted by W. D. Isenhour on Monday, February 22, 1999

Searching for information/links to the Richard BUNTS family as found on the 1840 Federal Census for Aurora Township, Portage County, Ohio. Richard was born 1796 in New York, married Annis, maiden name unknown, in 1826, location unknown. The family may have been gradually moving west and only passing thru Portage County. In 1830 they were found in Cattaraugus County, New York, and in 1850 they were found in Hudson Township, Summit County, Ohio. The last name is spelled a variety of ways; Bounce, Bunce, Bunts and Buntz. Any information helping to develope a better picture of the family would be greatly appreciated. I will galdly provide what data I have developed on the family thus far.


WHITE posted by Tawnya White on Thursday, February 25, 1999

I am looking for any information I can find on my grandfather, Gilbert Lee White, he was born in Clearfield, Pa. 14 June 1909, and died in Ravenna Ohio on 15 April 1943. He was in a car/train accident with two other people. I don't know if he was buried in Ravenna or taking home to Akron where he lived with my Grandmother Mary and their four children. I am looking for any information I can find on my grandfather as well as newspaper articles of the accident and the two other people in the car. I know someone or all in the car were drinking and trying to race the train to the crossing. If anyone could help I would be very greatful. Please e-mail me at TWhite7963@aol.com


UPSON posted by Diane Borgman on Friday, February 26, 1999

I need a copy of the will of Saul UPSON who died in Portage County, Twinsburg in 1832. It is in Will Book #1, number 319. His sons, Asa and Nelson were the executors. In one publication where I found his name, it was given as "Samuel" but it should be Saul. Since he was a Methodist and died in Twinsburg, does anyone have any idea where he might have been buried? I know that Twinsburg is now in Summit Co. I need this information for a DAR Supplemental for my daughter. Please let me know if there is a fee, etc. Thanks! Diane G. Borgman St. Charles County, Missouri


FARRINGTON, OBER posted by Wanda Branson on Saturday, February 27, 1999

I found my ancestor Emma E. Ober on an 1860 Census in Portage county as a child. She was born 25 Jul 1854 in Palmyra, Portage Co., Ohio. Her parent were James Madison Ober and Harriet Betsey Farrington. On the census the following children were listed: Alonzo George James Emma E. Were the first 3 children also born in Portage Co., or was just Emma born there. Did they own any land and what was James Ober's occupation? Any information on this family would be greatly appreciated. Wanda Branson


RICHARDSON posted by Jack Richardson on Sunday, February 28, 1999

LYMAN RICHARDSON of Portage County, Ohio is buried in Kent, Ohio. He died Jan 13, 1892. He had been married to Nancy nee Johnson in May 1837, and had 7 or 8 children. Lyman disappeared from records for over 35 years, from 1856 to 1892, where was he? Also, where in Massachusetts or Connecticut was he born? Who were his parents?


KING, MONTGOMERY posted by Crystal Burnham on Sunday, February 28, 1999

Looking for information on the marriage or family of John Russell King b: 1810 in Portage, Ohio. Married Hannah Montgomery from Vermont. Who are his parents?


BARTON, HORR, STREATOR, STREETER posted by Joan Hunter on Sunday, February 28, 1999

On 15 August 1854, 25 year old Marquis H. STREATOR/STREETER of Shalersville and Freedom, Ohio, son of James Streeter, "of Ohio" married at Greenfield, Franklin Co., MA, Hannah M. BARTON. Presumeably the young couple left Greenfield for Shalersville. Hannah was the daughter of David and Olive (HORR) Barton, both deceased by the time of her marriage. Looking for any information or clues. Thank you.


BARTON, HORR, HOSKIN posted by Joan Hunter on Sunday, February 28, 1999

Lucy Angela BARTON, born 1834 at Gill, Franklin Co., MA, married 13 May 1857 Elmore HOSKIN, presumeably at Shalersville. She died 13 April 1859 at Shalersville, Ohio. Lucy was the daughter of David and Olive (HORR) Barton of Greenfield, MA, both deceased. Looking for any information, clues, etc. Thank you. Joan Hunter


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