Mar. - Apr. 2000 Queries
Mar. - Apr. 2000 Queries

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COX, SHAW posted by Hal & Priscilla Shaw on Wednesday, March 8, 2000

seeking parents of Laura COX, b 18 Nov 1811, d 4 May 1884, m John SHAW 6 Jan 1833, Portage OH, and her b Loren Greenberry COX, b 22 Feb 1819, d 4 Aug 1915. Both Laura and Loren COX are on the 1860 Defiance Cen, and are b in Forest Home cem in Hicksville, OH. Loren reported on cen that his f from MD and m from CN, Is there father Robert COX? Any help with this family is appreciated, thank you.


STANNARD posted by Michael White on Thursday, March 9, 2000

I am looking for any record relating to the surname STANNARD for Portage County from 1810-1840.


BAIR posted by Norma West on Thursday, March 16, 2000

I am trying to find some information on my great grandmother Anna M. Bair. She was born about 1871 or 1872 in Portage County. I would like to find out who her parents were and any other information I can. I believe her mother's name was Emma and she came from a faimily of eight girls.


DAY, LACEY, NIX, WORK posted by Dixie Hebert on Monday, March 27, 2000

Am searching for info on John Day of Va. and Ohio whose granddaughter Mary Ann Day married Samuel Nix. possibly 1850's. Had a son, john Day Nix who married Sarah Ann Lacey possibly 1870's. Had 2 daughters Maude Estelle (Essie) my grandmother b Aug 1880 St Louis Mo.d 1967 Beaumont, Tx and Annie Mae b 1883 St Lous Mo d 1979? Beaumont tx. Maude Estelle married James Henry Work b 1874 Toldeo Ohio d 1947 Beaumont, Tx.


PIKE posted by Lori Watson on Tuesday, March 28, 2000

I'm looking for any info on a David W. Pike born at Kent, OH on November 15, 1842 to father David Pike, mother unknown.


COLTON, GAYLORD, SHIRTLIFF posted by Carolyn Colton Kale on Thursday, April 6, 2000

Mariah Gaylord was the adopted daughter of William Gaylord and Lovina Shirtliff Gaylord. She was born in Ohio 1837. She was not in their family in the in the 1840 census for Franklin Township, but was in the 1850 census. Does anyone know who were her parents? Mariah married William H. Colton of Rootstown.


BOWERS, DURKEE, GIVENS, NOBLE, WETZEL, WOODBURY posted by Dianna Parker on Wednesday, April 12, 2000

Looking for any information on the Woodbury family of Ravenna area from about 1817 to 1840,s Hope someone can help me.


MCCLOUGHAN posted by Russ Case on Tuesday, April 18, 2000

Hi, Can anyone help me out with some township names? In 1830 census Joseph H. McCloughan lived in Springfield Twp. of Portage Co. Then in 1840 he was listed in Coventry Twp. of Summit County (I know that Summit was created in 1840). Also where is Suffield Twp.? Thanks, Russ Case


FORBES, MCCOMBS posted by Carol Forbes Roth on Wednesday, April 19, 2000

Looking for information on William FORBES, b. ca 1800 PA, d. 12 Oct 1854. He married Ann Maria McCOMBS on 28 Nov 1823 in Ohio. Their children were born in OH between 1824 and 1842. Some were born in Ravenna, Portage Co., OH. These children include 2 sets of twins who died young and Amelia, William Hazard Forbes(m. Abigail Louisa Jasper), Robert Washington Forbes, Sarah Ann Forbes(m. Wm. Payne), David Calvin Forbes, Benjamin Nelson Forbes(m. Francis Cathrine Jessee), and Rebecca Maria Forbes(m. ? Netterfield). The last son James Jackson Forbes was born in MO. in 1844.


BIDLAKE, CARLTON, DERTHICK, PRICHARD, RUSSELL, SQUIRES posted by Karen Sorensen on Saturday, April 22, 2000

Searching the families of Daniel C. Bidlake, Aaron Squire, Warren Squire, and Ezekiel Squire. All came to Portage Co. 1810. Researching descendants, biographies, photos, etc.


BILL, GATES, PRICHARD posted by Karen Sorensen on Saturday, April 22, 2000

Searching for info. on Roswell Bill and Mary Prichard family. Children were Mary Jane Bill Keep, Andrew, Frederick, Louisa, John Egbert, Henry, George, and Lucinda Matilda Bill Champlin. All lived in Portage Co. 1850-1880.


DOTTER, HART posted by Carol (Dutter) Gilliland on Tuesday, April 25, 2000

HART family of Garrettsville, Portage Co., Oh. In 1927, a Mrs. Abigail C. HART sent to the Commissioner of Pensions in Wash. D.C. to receive a copy of the Rev. War. records for Sameul Solomon DOTTER, my gggg grandfather. Happy to exchange info. Carol in FL.


DELONG, YEAGLEY posted by Pauline Brown on Wednesday, April 26, 2000

Searching for information on Sarah E. DeLong, born 2/11/1855 in Paris Township. Father, Jesse DeLong; mother, Abigail Leonard. Sarah married Charles Yeagley, 10/21/1870,in Mahoning County.


FROST, LOCKE, POST, STAGE, THOMPSON posted by Leona Frost on Saturday, April 29, 2000

Looking for Oliver Frost's parents. He was born in 1827 in NY (?). He married Margaret Thompson the daughter of Asa Thompson and Sally (Locke0 10-11-1848 in Portage County. Almost immediatly they moved to Ottawa County, MI. There they ahd the follwing children. George b. 1850; Alfred E. b. 1851; Arthur E. b. 1854; James M. b. 1857 and Emma E. b. 1861. At the time of his wife's death the children lived in the following places. George , Kalamazoo County, MI(md Allie Stage, dau. of Nicholaus Stage and Julia Post); Alfred, Minnesota, Arthur Idaho; James, Washington State; Emma, Idaho. I am not sure if Emma was married, no mention is made of a spouse. I am trying to find Olivers parents. I have traced Margaret Thompson's line through her father and mother. I am willing to share anything I have on the Locke, Thompson and Frost lines. Please contact me if you can help with Oliver Frost's parents. Thanks, Leona


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