Sandusky County, Ohio, Posted Queries for
US GenWeb Sandusky County, Ohio
Posted Queries for
February 1997
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Surnames: ROSTORFER
Researcher: Fred Rostorfer
Email: [email protected]
Date posted: Saturday, February 1, 1997

Looking for any information for the ROSTORFER family. I was born in Stokes Township in 1952. Looking for any other info available.


Surnames: NAUGHTON, NORTON
Researcher: Colleen Norton Raven
Email: [email protected] total.net
Date posted: Saturday, February 1, 1997

I am searching the Cleveland, Ohio area for record of my g. g. uncle, Joseph Norton/Naughton. He emmigrated from Ontario Canada between 1884 and 1920 and believe he opened a nursing home in Cleveland. His wife's first name may have been Maime, his parents names were Michael Naughton and Julia Clement, from Stormont County, Ontario, Canada. His date of birth was abt. 1865. Would love to hear from anyone who knew the family. Thank you, Colleen Norton Raven


Surnames: MULKINS
Researcher: Marilyn Mulkins Light
Email: [email protected]
Date posted: Tuesday, February 4, 1997

MULKINS family names, specifically a Henry Mulkins who had children named Willard, Norman, Rachel, Henry (jr?) Issac or Isaiaca in the Ohio area about pre 1830.


Surnames: PACKARD, PACKER
Researcher: Marilyn Mulkins Light
Email: [email protected]
Date posted: Tuesday, February 4, 1997

PACKER or PACKARD, looking for info on a Lucinda Packer born 1844 who married a James Phillips probably in PA or OH abt 1863. Family legend says she was disowned from her family for marrying (2nd) to an Abraham Bath in Fulton Co IL in 1867. She had one son named James Phillips born 3 Mar 1864 in McKeesport PA and James lists on his marriage applicationthat his father's name was John Phillips. Unable yet to find any info on his father. Please help if you have Packer/ard info or Phillips info. I have detailed info on their descendants and photos. Reach me [email protected]


Surnames: LIGHT
Researcher: Marilyn Mulkins Light
Email: [email protected]
Date posted: Tuesday, February 4, 1997

Looking for info on Amos Light or Light Family in Hancock County Ohio abt 1850. Amos born abt 1854 in Hancock Co OH and married Mary Blunden 22 Jan 1880 in Putnam OH. Have much info on descendants and photos. Reach me [email protected]


Surnames: KENT, KINDT
Researcher: Robert A. Kent
Email: [email protected]
Date posted: Tuesday, February 4, 1997

KENT/KINDT, looking for John Kent b 26-jan-1827. Relocated to Jasper Co. Iowa. Changed name to Kent from Kindt sometime in 1840-1850. Married Jane Patterson and then Mary ann Patterson, near Tuscarawas or Union Co. Ohio. First son George Kent died at 8 mo. and was buried in the Roseburg Cem. Went on to have 11 children. Mary Ann, William, Sarah, John, Leander, Floyd, Elmer, Walter, Emma, Olive,? Any help would be appreciated. Willing to do 5 hours of research out here in California (SF area) for valid info.


Surnames: EMERICK, HETRICK
Researcher: Dave Becker
Email: [email protected]
Date posted: Thursday, February 6, 1997

Am looking for any and all descendants of George Leonard EMERICK, born in Pennsylvania on July 30, 1767. He married Julianna HETRICK, born in Pennsylvania in 1773. Together, they had 4 children while still in Pennsylvania. NOTE: They were from the Northumberland Co. section of PA): Maria Catherine, born 22 Oct 1795; Maria Elizabeth, born 28 Jun 1797; John Michael, born 13 Mar 1799; and Maria Magdalena, born 12 Jun 1801. Supposedly, they moved west to Perry County, Ohio, but have been unable to place them. I am compiling a book on a colateral line and am DESPERATE for any information on descendants of the above named individuals.


Surnames: LINDSEY, WOODRUFF
Researcher: Robert Lindsey
Email: [email protected]
Date posted: Friday, February 7, 1997

Looking for any info, on William Lindsey b:1818 M: Mary A Woodruff 1839.


Surnames: KUHLMANN, MILLER, SHOOP, SHUPP, WEICHEL, WEICHOLD
Researcher: Lauren K. Landis
Email: [email protected]
Date posted: Friday, February 7, 1997

Looking for information on Charles WEICHOLD who married Lucinda SHOOP 19 July 1866 in Crawford Co., OH. Lucinda may have been the daughter of Michael F. and Susana (MILLER) SHUPP. Charles may have been the son of Peter & Catherine (KUHLMANN) Weichel. The 1880 Census shows a Charles in Towsend Twp., Sandusky Co., OH with wife Elizabeth and two children ages 2 and 8. The children were listed in that order. Did Lucinda die and then Charles married Elizabeth? Did they leave Ohio altogether? According to some Crawford Co. books many of the SHUPPs moved to Nebraska. If anyone has information on this couple please let me know. I am working on identifying all descendants of Peter & Catherine WEICHEL. Please send replys by snail mail to Lauren K. Landis, 1950 Market Ave. N., Apt. C-6, Canton, OH 44714 or call (330) 456-2309. My E-mail will be changing soon. Thank you.


Surnames: LINDSEY, WOODRUFF
Researcher: Robert Lindsey
Email: [email protected]
Date posted: Friday, February 7, 1997

Looking for any info,on William Lindsey b:1818 M:Mary A Woodruff 1839.


Surnames: DUKORN, LUCK, WEISFLOCK
Researcher: Beth Shetterly
Email: [email protected]
Date posted: Saturday, February 8, 1997

Searching for LUCK, DUKORN, WEISFLOCK, family members. Henry Luckis supposed to have died in service during a war in mid 1800's. His wife Elizabeth (Zimmermann) Luck left Virginia with her luggage (which contained the deed to their farm) and small children, (#?). The trunk with the farm deed was lost. The farm was sold for back taxes, (location of farm unknown). I only know the name of one child, William born abt 1850. Henry's father's name is possible Wilhelm Henrich Leuck. The family is said to have come from Bavaria, Germany. His mother was possibly Barthena. I have a Martin Luck who married Dorthea Mamie Dukorn, this is direct descendant to me. From here I have the family information. If anyone has my missing link, PLEASE contact me, I will share what I have. Beth Shetterly PO.Box 513 Lebanon Ohio 45036 [email protected]


Surnames: DIEFENBACH, DIEFENBAUGH
Researcher: Sharen A. Chambers
Email: [email protected]
Date posted: Wednesday, February 12, 1997

Looking for DIEFENBACH/DIEFENBAUGH families originally in Orange Co.,NY and then Greene,PA, Staunton,VA and then in Preble County. This family originated from (1) Jacob, (2) Henry (3) John Balthasar Diefenbach b. 8 Jan 1743, came to America 1864, md. Anna Maria Becker. Their one son was Rev. Henry Diefenbach who was a minister of the Reformed Church of the Synod. They were born and living in the Paletinate, Germany. Will greatly appreciate any information and will gladly share what I have.


Surnames: BIBLER, HITE, KAGY, SEITZ
Researcher: Ken Baker
Email: [email protected]
Date posted: Saturday, February 15, 1997

I am researching the Hite Family that came to Seneca Co. about 1840-1860. Related families are Bibler, Kagy, and Seitz.


Surnames: FLUMERFELT, FLUMERVELT
Researcher: David Flomerfelt
Email: [email protected]
Date posted: Saturday, February 15, 1997

Tracing the decendents of Zacharias FLUMERVELT; Cornelius FLUMERFELT, and son Daniel V. FLUMERFELT, they lived in Seneca Co. in Old Fort Twp., Census records for 1830 list Cornelius & Family, 1850-1880 lists Daniel & Family, 1900 lists Malinda (wife of Daniel). Looking for where they originated some census say VA others say NJ. I will pay for any copies of documents & postage verifing their origination.


Surnames: GENG, SCHEUBLE, SCHIEBLE
Researcher: Carolyn Gang
Email: [email protected]
Date posted: Sunday, February 16, 1997

Seeking info on Catherine Scheuble or Schieble. Married George Geng on Feb 6, 1854 in Cincinatti, OH. Resided in Vinton Co, OH where she & George raised their family. Later moved with George to Fremont OH. Died 19 Jul 1911 while living with son & daughter in law in Lancaster, OH. Buried in Oakwood Cemetery in Fremont, OH. Would like to find a copy of marriage license and find out her parentage.


Surnames: PAPPENFOOS, THEIL
Researcher: Helen E. Bortz
Email: [email protected]
Date posted: Sunday, February 16, 1997

I am seeking information on the ancestors of Rhinhelt PAPPENFOOS, d, 1890, Fremont, OH and Adeline "Lena" THEIL, d, Oct 8, 1933, Fremont, OH. They were m, September 9, 1884, Sandusky, Erie Co., OH. Daughter, Cecelia PAPPENFOOS, b, Oct 17, 1889, Fremont, OH.


Surnames: PAPPENFOOS, THEIL
Researcher: Helen E. Bortz
Email: [email protected]
Date posted: Sunday, February 16, 1997

I am seeking information on the ancestors of Rhinhelt PAPPENFOOS, d, 1890, Fremont, OH and Adeline "Lena" THEIL, d, Oct 8, 1933, Fremont, OH. They were m, September 9, 1884, Sandusky, Erie Co., OH. Daughter, Cecelia PAPPENFOOS, b, Oct 17, 1889, Fremont, OH.


Surnames: CULLEN, GOODWIN
Researcher: Kay Hartman
Email: [email protected]
Date posted: Monday, February 17, 1997

Looking for information on CULLEN family. CHARLES CULLEN MARRIED ELIZABETH (GOODWIN) children: JAMES, ANN, MARY AND BETSY(bessie) BESSIE and I believe others were born around vickery and Castalia, Ohio. any info would be greatly appreciated. Kay


Surnames: ANDERSON, BOOS, FOES, MALLLOY, STOVER
Researcher: Susan
Email: [email protected]
Date posted: Monday, February 17, 1997

Looking to find descendants of David and Lena (STOVER) BOOS of Fostoria, Ohio. Some descendants may have remained in Fostoria and others relocated to Toledo. Names would be MALLLOY-ANDERSON and FOES. David lived in Old Soldiers and Sailors Home; are there any sources for obtaining records of residents in that home?


Surnames: BLACK, COWAN, HUFF, SAWYER
Researcher: Linda Kellum
Email: [email protected]
Date posted: Friday, February 21, 1997

Searching for SAWYER roots in Upper Sandusky, Van Wert. My great grandfather was Harrison Marshall SAWYER m. Jenny COWAN. His father was Peter SAWYER m. Kathryn HUFF. Jenny's parents were Culbert(son) COWAN and Mary BLACK. SAWYER's beyond Peter in Germany. Jenny's people from PA. All settled around New Concord, Claysville and Van Wert - family home in Claysville. Please let me know if we connect.


Surnames: HINTON, MILAM, RIDDLE
Researcher: Janet Sue Milam
Email: [email protected]
Date posted: Saturday, February 22, 1997

Would like to find information on Capt. James C. RIDDLE who was born in Bellville, Sandusky Co., OH. Probably born ca 1830-1840. He married Laura HINTON. Ch were Causius, Winfield Scott, and Clerminda. Janet Sue MILAM 108 W. Ollie Floydada, TX 79235-3847




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