Sandusky County, Ohio, Posted Queries for
US GenWeb Sandusky County, Ohio
Posted Queries for
March thru April 1997
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Surnames: KIMES
Researcher: Nancy Thomson
Email: [email protected]
Date posted: Sunday, March 2, 1997

Seeking information on Amanda KIMES who appears in the 1850/51 Census of Sandusky County as living in Ballsville (Ballville, perhaps?) Does anyone have any information on her! Thanks.


Surnames: WEEKS, WICKS
Researcher: Mike Weeks
Email: [email protected]
Date posted: Tuesday, March 4, 1997

Seeking any data on surname WICKS or WEEKS 1850-1920. Looking for parents of John Jacob WICKS/WEEKS in poss. Sandusky area.


Surnames: GLASSER, NICKLES
Researcher: Margaret Lewis
Email: [email protected]
Date posted: Wednesday, March 5, 1997

Seeking information on the family of Frederick Nickles and Margaret Glasser. They married Nov. 13, 1849 in Fremont, Ohio. Thanks, Margaret Lewis


Surnames: BAKER, BREAKFIELD
Researcher: John Baker
Email: [email protected],com
Date posted: Thursday, March 20, 1997

Looking for information on DAVID S. BAKER, born in 1821 in New York. Married BARBARA BREAKFIELD on November 8, 1846. Listed as living in Jackson Twp. in 1850 census and Scott Twp. in 1860. I have a reference in a letter to some of his children being buried on his farm in Rollersville.


Surnames: ELLITHORPE, HYDE, LATTIMORE, PARK
Researcher: Richard Lehmann
Email: [email protected]
Date posted: Monday, March 24, 1997

Seeking infromation on the follow families that lived in Sandusky County in the late 1800"s: HYDE, LATTIMORE, ELLITHORPE, AND PARK.


Surnames: EBERSOLE
Researcher: Ellen Caudill
Email: [email protected]
Date posted: Friday, March 28, 1997

I am looking for anyone who served with Albert L. Ebersole, Co. E, 324th Regt. during WW2. Albert enlisted in the Regular Army and stayed in until July 1964. He was born in Green Springs OH, Sandusky Co. 02 Mar 1926. He died 07 Aug 1984, reason unknown, and place of death unknown. I will be thankful for any response from anyone who knew Albert or any of his family.


Surnames: SCHMIDT, SMIDT, SMITH
Researcher: Frank Smith
Email: [email protected]
Date posted: Tuesday, April 1, 1997

I am looking for information on my grand father who lived in SANDUSKY COUNTY. His name was Vincent SMITH or SCHMIDT or SMIDT all three spellings show up on documents. His first wife 's name was FLORANCE . He was remaried to ROSE ?. Some information I have refrence a SOLDIERS and SAILORS HOME in SANDUSKY. are there records available? and how do I obtain them? I believe he entered the home about late 1916 or 1917. And is rumored to have died there . Did the home use a special cemetary? Vincent served in the SPANISH AMERICAN WAR I believe. I appreciate any help.


Surnames: RAVER, REASOR
Researcher: Don Raver
Email: [email protected]
Date posted: Wednesday, April 2, 1997

Looking for any info on the parents/siblings of James RAVER born 1816/1817 in Lancaster County, PA, married Sussanna MARCH in Seneca County, OH in 1839/1840. Sussanna's parents were John MARCH and Catherine REASOR?, both born PA. John MARCH and family came to Seneca from Union County, PA in about 1834 and left in late 1840 for Winamac, IN.


Surnames: CLARK, DODDS, DUFFEY, FIELD, GREEN, HOLLINSHEAD, KNEE, LARIMORE, MCDONALD, VORHEES
Researcher: Debra Eddy
Email: [email protected]
Date posted: Saturday, April 5, 1997

Researching James DODDS (born 1805, OH or PA), son of John DODDS and Nancy LARIMORE, who was married 5 Feb 1829, Morgan Co., OH, to Elizabeth HOLLINSHEAD (1807, OH or PA - May 1850, Avon, Keene Twp., Ionia Co., MI), daughter of Richard and Catharine HOLLINSHEAD. They are known to have lived in Morgan Co., OH in 1830; Seneca Co., OH 1834 and 1838-44; Sandusky Co., OH 1835; Crawford Co., OH 1847; and Avon, Ionia Co., MI, 1849.

James and Elizabeth had 8 children: Hugh, of Boston Twp., Ionia Co., husband of Margaret MCDONALD; Catherine (of Riverside, Berrien Co., MI, in 1909), wife of Edward or Nathan FIELD and a Mr. VORHEES; Nathan, who lived in Berrien Co., MI, in 1862; Phillip, husband of Eleanor GREEN of Belding, MI; Nancy A., wife of a Mr. CLARK of Emmons, MN; Millie, wife of Jerome "Pony" DUFFEY of Lowell, MI; Keziah, who appeared in the 1850 census with James, but of whom I have found no other information; Harriet "Hattie", wife of Allison KNEE of Lowell, MI.

After Elizabeth's death in 1850, some of the children were apparently "farmed" out to neighbors and friends. We know very little about some of them. Any help would be greatly appreciated.


Surnames: FREES, NOTTKE
Researcher: Mona Bruce
Email: [email protected]
Date posted: Sunday, April 6, 1997

Looking for descendants of John FREES, born 1776 and married to Hannah. I also any looking for descendants of Lillie NOTTKE born Oct.1885. Beleived to lived in Sandusky Co. Any information helpful. thanks


Surnames: DIEHR, ELLSWORTH, HARRIS, HIGGINS, KENNEDY, ROSS
Researcher: Jane S. Flannery
Email: [email protected]
Date posted: Monday, April 7, 1997

Searching for descendants of Patrick KENNEDY b. NY d Sandusky, OH m. Nell HIGGINS who died in Cody, WY. Five daughters and two sons- Catherine m Elmer ELLSWORTH; Elizabeth d abt 1901 OH m William HARRIS; Mary Ellen b abt 1859 m Zachary ROSS b abt 1840 OH[1910 Census Cody, WY]. Elizabeth Kennedy HARRIS had three daughters-Marguerite m 2xs, 2nd to Unknown DIEHR. Any help appreciated.


Surnames: BATES, BLOND, ESSIX, GRABER, HOOVER, JENNEY, MERVIN, RILEY, SWOPE, YOUNG
Researcher: Sue Beach
Email: [email protected]
Date posted: Wednesday, April 9, 1997

MERVIN; RILEY; SWOPE: Seeking information on family & descendants of John MERVIN born 11 Jan 1824 in England; died Jan 1901 in Rising Sun, Wood Co., OH; son of Thomas MERVIN & Elizabeth ?. He married Elizabeth RILEY bef 1849 in England. Known children:

George (b 19 May 1852, Huron Co., OH; d 17 Nov 1923, Randolph Co., IN; married Rebecca SWOPE 8 Aug 1873, Sandusky Co., OH)
Sarah (m George YOUNG);
Mary (m Adam GRABER);
Elizabeth (m Frank BLOND);
Eliza;
Lucy (m George JENNEY);
Francis (m Ben BATES);
Annie (m Court ESSIX; d Findley, OH);
Hattie (m Russ HOOVER).

Interested in sharing information on this family. Thanks.


Surnames: WEISS, WHITE
Researcher: Betty White
Email: [email protected]
Date posted: Wednesday, April 30, 1997

WEISS/WHITE - The family used to hold family reunions at WHITE'S LANDING (a resort with cottages) at least during the 1920's and 30's. This was owned by someone in the family.
Johan Philipp WEISS b. 21-Feb-1816 Prussia d. 18-Nov-1891 Vickery, Ohio
Katharina Maria Will b. 18-Sep-1814 Prussia d. 7-Oct-1898 Vickery, Ohio

Charles (Carl) Wilhelm b. 23-Nov-1839 Prussia
Imanuel b. 13-Oct-1841 Prussia
Heinrich Robery b. 10-Feb-1844 Prussia
Emiel b. 2-Feb-1846 Prussia
Maria Christine Adelheide b. 14-Jan-1848 Prussia
Ernst H b. 17-Dec-1850 Sandusky Co.
Philip Carl b. 13-Jun-1853 Sandusky Co.
Amelia Emmaline b. 27-Sep-1858 Sandusky Co.
Anna L. b. 26-Jun-1860 Sandusky Co.




Links of Genealogical Interest

Courthouse Project (This is an ongoing project to get pictures of the Ohio Courthouses up on the Internet.)
Ohio Information Network (The Ohio Network of American History Research Centers was established in 1970 to further the collection, preservation, and accessibility of Ohio records and other resource materials. Since that time an increasing number of county offices, often troubled by storage shortages, have transferred many old records to the regional center. Each center's holdings include a microfilmed collection of area newspapers.)

"Ohio Lands - A Short History" (This is a short booklet on Land Transactions in Ohio. It is very informative.)

Ohio's Presidents (Contains Information and links about Ohio's Presidents.)
Pioneer Migration Routes through Ohio (You can visit a map of land migration routes at http://homepages.rootsweb.com/~maggieoh/Gwen/migration.htm.) If you had ancestors come through Ohio this is a must see area!
What County is a town in? (This page and the associated pages provide a guide to Ohio's communities along with the county where that community is located.)
What County is a township in? (This page and the associated pages provide a guide to Ohio's townships along with the county where that township is located.)



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