Dead Queries

Queries that have e-mail addresses that are no longer valid. These are kept for documentation and they may contain something of use to another researcher, however, you will not be able to contact the person who submitted the query.
These are not kept by date or any other kind of order.
If anyone knows of a new address for any of these people, let me know about it and mention that they are on the Dead Queries page.
DATE: 02/07/1997 SUBMITTER: Dave Becker
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.
DATE: 07/28/1997 SUBMITTER: Diana Easterday
Info on Malone children: Debbie, Charlotte, Timothy, Tommy. Lived in foster home of Charlie Sower, Pretty Run Rd., McArthur, OH. Maxwell children also of Vinton Co., OH
DATE: 05/14/1997 SUBMITTER: Brandy Alford
I am searching for information on James DOLLISON and Mahala Moore. I have a James Dollison in my family who married a Mary RHINE, but the dates do not coincide with James DOLLISON that married Mahala Moore. I would like to know dates (birth, death, marriage, etc.), all the children James and Mahala produced and dates for them (if possible) and any information on James' and Mahala's parentage if possible. Am also researching John W. ILES (b. 4/18/1855 in Hocking County; d. 9/3/1927 in Pickaway County) who married Clara M. RAMEY (b. 4/6/1858; d. 6/30/1905 in Pickaway County?). They had two sons (that i'm aware of): George R. ILES (b. 9/25/1877 in Hocking County; d; 4/29/1960 in Pickaway County; md. Sarah Adaline HAMPSHIRE); and Charles C. ILES (dates unknown). If anyone has any information at all to fill me in, please let me know!
DATE: 02/09/1998 SUBMITTER: Sharon Boddy
James Fuller and Thadeous Fuller were listed in 1820 and 1830 census for Elk Township, Athens (Vinton) County, Ohio. Is there a list of names for Thaddues Fuller Cemetary, listing all Fuller information. It is located: S3. From SR93 n of McArthur, e on SR328, on E side just n of TR24. Could there be any burried elsewhere?
DATE: 03/20/1999 SUBMITTER: Sue Hoffmann
Looking for James P. ALLEN and his wife Amanda GARDNER Allen. They were married 1831 in McArthur, Vinton Co., Ohio. James was born 1807 in Athens Co., Ohio. They moved to Vernon Co., Wisconsin in 1854.
DATE: 03/05/1999 SUBMITTER: Mary Jane McIntire
The National Archives sent me the wrong pension file. I have in my possession the pension file for William MOORE who lived in the Pike Run area of Vinton County, Ohio. Mentioned in the file are his first wife, Sarah Ann LUNSFORD, and his second wife, Ruth JOHNSON, whom he married in Athens Co. Ohio. Mentions two sons by Ruth (Johnson) MOORE, Andrew b. March 1879, and Alexander b. May 1883. I will send this file to the first descendant of William MOORE for the cost of the file ($10) plus postage.
DATE: 03/25/1999 SUBMITTER: Bridget D. Craig
I'm looking for the parents of Emma Estel BORHAM (28 Feb. 1865 - 15 Jun. 1943) who married Charles F. SISSON (6 Aug 1863 - 30 May 1930). I have been told that her mother's 1st name was Mary. I'm trying to find out if Mary's last name was CANODE, I know that Emma's grandmother was Sarah Herrington GREEN who was married to David CANODE and they had 2 children George Washington, and Mary. I'd also would like to get the parents names on both David CANODE and Sarah Herrington GREEN. Sarah was the 1st white child born in Vinton Co.,OH and after David CANODE's death married Nathaniel P. SISSON. Sarah GREEN was give a Bible and a city lot in McArthur, OH for being the 1st white child born in Vinton Co. I got this information from one aunts who has the Bible that was given to Sarah. Thanks for any help that you can give.
DATE: 11/16/1999 SUBMITTER: Vicki Stevens
I am looking for information on William H. BROWN. He married a Rachel Arminta STEPHENS in Vinton Co June 1853. Their children were Clement, John W.,George, Laura & William H. My Great Grandfather William Thomas BROWN, father was a John Wright BROWN with brothers named Clement and William. I would like to know who William's parents were.
DATE: 02/21/2000 SUBMITTER: Bryan Berry
Seeking any information on Robert Vernon CAMPBELL b. 12/3/1841 d. 9/5/1904 his wife Elizabeth Tressa ELLIS, d. 5/19/1916. Also Roberts parents, James CAMPBELL b. 1811 in Virginia d. 1882 and his wife Eleanor SEARS b. 1812 in Virginia d. 1892. All are buried at Ebenezer Cemetery, Swan Township, Vinton County, OH.
DATE: 01/07/1997 SUBMITTER: Camille Ammerman
Researching Richard Timms b 1804 Loudon Co VA married 1832 Elizabeth BIBBEE in Wood Co WV removed to Vinton Co OH after 1860, d 1878, buried Dundas near McArthur. Their descendants scattered thru Ohio - gladly exchange data their line which includes SALTS.
DATE: 02/09/1998 SUBMITTER: Debbie Starr
Looking for a connection to a Peter Starr Born Aug. 22, 1797 in Virginia and moved to Vinton Co. Ohio. Found in Census records 1850. Children of Peter, Rosanah, George, Levi, Peter D., Henry Andrew J. Please contact me if you have any info.
DATE: 10/02/1998 SUBMITTER: Dorothy A. Davidson
Hello Patten Rooter, needing information on Jasper Patten and Elizabeth McClain. I have all of the children but need the names of Jasper Patten and Elizbeth McClain's parents. Any help would be greatly appreciated. They were also married there. Here is the info that I have on this generation right now. And thanks so much. ELIZABETH1 MCCLAIN was born October 08, 1849 in OH, and died October 07, 1944. She married JASPER PATTEN December 02, 1866 in Vinton, Wilkesville, OH. Children of ELIZABETH MCCLAIN and JASPER PATTEN are: ANNA PATTEN, b. July 10, 1867, Vinton, Wilkesville, OH. EMMA PATTEN, b. April 17, 1870, Vinton, Wilkesville, OH; d. 1906. EDWARD PATTEN, b. December 21, 1871, Vinton, Wilkesville, OH; d. July 27, 1954. JOHN PATTEN, b. December 19, 1875, Vinton, Wilkesville, OH; d. 1876. AGNES PATTEN, b. May 10, 1881, Vinton, Wilkesville, OH; d. February 02, 1930; m. EARL MEARES. WILBER PATTEN, b. March 16, 1883, Vinton, Wilkesville, OH; d. November 16, 1936. STELLA PATTEN, b. February 14, 1887, Vinton, Wilkesville, OH; d. September 05, 1934; m. PETER BEILER. STANLEY PATTEN, b. February 02, 1892, Vinton, Wilkesville, OH; d. January 15, 1978.
DATE: 11/11/1999 SUBMITTER: Charles W. Davidson
Hi Folks, Looking for Harriet DAVIDSON of Hamden, Vinton County, Ohio. She is in my family but have not been able to find any info on her. Any help at all would be greatly appreciated. She was in this area in the mid 1860's.
DATE: 08/28/1999 SUBMITTER: Jean Chance McDonald
I am trying to find information on my G-Grandfather and G-Grandmother. Daniel CHANCE and Mary Ann HARRISON. They were married in Zaleski, Vinton Co., Ohio Nov.23, 1866. I can not find any record of thier parents. Daniel CHANCE was born in Scioto Co., Ohio in 1845.
DATE: 05/09/1997 SUBMITTER: Cleo Wilcox
LEE, Samuel, in the 1800-1803 Athens County index. I need desperately to distinguish between a possible son/namesake of this man and a son of the same name who was the son of James LEE, Jr.. b. 1791, PA, (and himself a son of a James LEE, Sr., b. abt 1765, m. Elizabeth Krickburn) of Athens Co, and later Hocking and Vinton Counties as they were founded. If anyone is descended from the first-named above, I would most appreciate hearing from you.
DATE: 10/16/2000 SUBMITTER: Mark Lovett
Looking for any information on Oakle A. MACE born in Vinton Co. about 1901. Moved to Columbus OH from about 1920 to 1928 then to one or eventually all of these places: Gary IN, St. Louis MO and possible Texas. Marriages: Sylvia CALVERT, Dora Mae EVANS.
DATE: 10/19/1997 SUBMITTER: Charles R Carl
I am seeking info on the family of Aaron Tripp b 1848 and his wife Mary E also b 1848. Both were born in OH. Need names of parents & siblings of both. Both appeared on the 1880 and 1900 census of Vinton Co, Jackson Twp. Could Silas Tripp be his father?
DATE: 07/24/1997 SUBMITTER: Clifton Yeager
Seeking info on Vinton County YEAGER's. Willing to exchange info.
DATE: 09/23/1997 SUBMITTER: David E. Shannon
Seeking family of great, great-grandfather Robert SHANNON, born in Baltimore, MD in 1820. Migrated to western PA and then to "Richland, OH." I have had no luck with Richland County; perhaps Richland Township in Vinton County? Robert's brother Will (iam?) and sister Mary were said to have settled down in Richland, before the rest of the family moved on to Indiana in about 1843. Fourth sibling named Margaret.
DATE: 02/17/1998 SUBMITTER: Lucille Wyscarver Christman
I am searching for information regarding Samuel WISECARVER from Noble and Guernsey County, Ohio. Samuel left Guernsey County around the early 1830's. I understand his brother Isaac WISECARVER and wife, Rebecca are buried in Vinton County.
DATE: 10/02/1996 SUBMITTER: Susie Eckerson
Searching for information on Charles H. and Minnie CLARK, lived in Vinton Co. around 1900-1920. Children: Lena, Charles, Carl, Helen, Betty, Also looking for information on "Jeter" and Minnie (Raines) FARMER, same dates.
DATE: 11/05/1998 SUBMITTER: Thomas E. Moore
I am researching my great grandfather whose name is David Henry MOORE and lived in MCArthur, OH and was a postmaster and State Senator.
DATE: 08/06/1998 SUBMITTER: Phillip Mcglaughn
I am looking for Willam MCGLAUGHN, who he married? who was his father and where he came from? Any infromation, I would be very grateful.
DATE: 03/12/1997 SUBMITTER: Frank Thomas
Joseph HARPER b. 11 June 1872 d. 5 Dec. 1932 buried Darby Cemetery Union Co. Unionville OH. m. 1895 to Mary Elizabeth JOINER b.11 Feb.. 1880 d.28 Apr. 1928. Children: Charles ( Dowd or Green ) ? b. 6 June 1897; Anna; Avis; Earlin; Carl B b. 18 Mar 1905 d. 26 June 1956; Joseph b. 1908 d. 1964 m. Florence BOHAM; Lillian b. 1909 d. 1962 m. Lawrence GREER; Dorothea Marie b. 15 June 1911 in Hamden d. 27 July 1968 m. Joe MCCLARY 14 June 1930; Mary b. 15 Jan 1913 d.13 June 1995 m.Frank K THOMAS 30 APR 1930; Georgena b. 28 June 1914 d. 1982 m. Calvin CREOCH. In Dorothea Maries birth registration Joseph's birthplace is listed as Columbus Ohio; Mary's birthplace is listed as Columbus Ohio. Joseph's age is listed as 39 and his occupation was Brick Wheeler. Mary's age is listed as 31.
DATE: 08/22/2000 SUBMITTER: Deb
Any info on Patience Ruth RUTTER m Benjamin NEWLUN welcomed. They are subject of a book Seventeen and More in Vinton Co. Need names of Patience's parents. Time frame 1854-1900 pertinent.
DATE: 08/22/2000 SUBMITTER: John Webb
Where did the WEBB family come from?
DATE: 02/17/1998 SUBMITTER: Tanna Allman
Looking for ancestry or any related info. on Ephraim ALLMAN who was married to Elizabeth F. POWERS in Vinton Co on Dec. 21,1880.
DATE: 02/10/1999 SUBMITTER: Tanna Allman
I am looking for Ephraim Allman b.1860 in Ohio (?)city. He married Elizabeth Powers in Vinton Co. in 1880. His children were Harry, Henry Arthur, Lawrence, Virginia, and possible 2 more. They were coal miners and worked in Fayette Co. W.Va. in the early 1900's. Any information would be greatly appreciated.
DATE: 11/25/1997 SUBMITTER: Jeff Davis
Researching Vinton Co. for KINKEAD surname. Seeking additional information on Samuel A KINKEAD or descendants. Born: 7/27/1840 Plymouth, Vinton Co., Ohio. Died 4/3/1911. Married Hannah M. Lefever on May 4, 1863.
DATE: 03/26/2000 SUBMITTER: Eugenie Thrapp
Searching for information on all children of Jacob C. STONER, b abt 1790, Frederick County, MD, died abt 1840, Vinton Co., Ohio. Thanking you in advance.
DATE: 08/31/1998 SUBMITTER: Teresa
I am looking for info on John Ward born NJ who married Lucy born NY They married and had children in Vinton co., Daniel b-1831, John b-1834, Hannah b-1836, Nancy b-1838 and Phoebe b-1840. Hannah Ward married Emery Burris and they had a son named John Henry that I know of. If you can help with any of them, please email.
DATE: 08/31/1998 SUBMITTER: Annette Elifritz
Seeking information about Joseph Elva Michaels B ~ 1913 in Vinton Co., Ohio. His parents were William Michaels (Michels, German Catholic from Germany) D ~ 1947/49 in Ross Co., Ohio and Pheobe Sheets.
DATE: 06/04/1997 SUBMITTER: David Wright
A relative of mine, Francis M. CHEADLE was the Principal of the Wilkesville Academy for the 1875-76 school year according to a brochure produced by the school in June 1875. His wife, Mary Jane (BEGG) CHEADLE was the Assistant. I would be interested to know if the Academy still exists, or any trivia about the Academy. CHEADLE was reared in Meigs County and apparently had some college level education. I think that his college years would have been in the 1860's either before or after the Civil War. I'm also interested in sharing info on the CHEADLE and BEGG families.
DATE: 12/21/1996 SUBMITTER: Cin Sopko
I am posting this for a friend. She is looking for information on Lewis DEVAULT and Margaret STRAUSBAUGH DEVAULT. Lewis was born about 1821 and Margaret about 1817 she thinks. Margaret died around 1859 in Wilkesville Twp, Vinton County she believes.
DATE: 9/19/1996 SUBMITTER: Cin Sopko
Posting this for a friend. She is looking for information on (not sure of the spelling of his first name), Alsines Gaskel/Gaskill. He was in the Vinton County area around the civil war era. He disappeared off the census, and she doesn't know much about him after that. Anyone with information on him, please leave me Email.
DATE: 10/09/1997 SUBMITTER: Jim Anderson
I'm researching the following Vinton County names: Vickers & Walker.
DATE: 09/22/1997 SUBMITTER: Joyce Lewis
I am looking for information for the folling familys. David HESS b. 27 Aug 1782 in Tuscarawas Co., Ohio married Nancy Ann JEAMES. Son Joseph Dudley HESS was b. 12 Sept. 1824 in Ohio. Levi DAVIS m. Mary CURTIS parents of Charity DAVIS b. 10 Jul 1802 in Allensville, Vinton Co., Ohio. Ebenezer MITCHELL b. 28 Feb 1804 in Franklin Co., Ohio m. Mary SHOFE b. 25 Mar 1814 in Ohio.
DATE: 03/02/1997 SUBMITTER: Mary Jane Estes
I am seeking information on William Smith, born 15 June 1817, Vinton Co. Ohio. Married Lydia Mosher/Mosier 18 August 1846. I believe William's parents were Daniel and Elizabeth Harris Smith.
DATE: 09/22/1997 SUBMITTER: Ginger Edie Hoffman
Susannah STONEBURNER HAMPSHIRE, born Apr. 6, 1804 married Levi COLLINS Apr. 27, 1845. She had 5 children from a previous marriage to John HAMPSHIRE. They were: john, lewis, jacob r., catherine, and bernard HAMPSHIRE. Her ch. by Levi were: amanda, letitia, and mary COLLINS. levi died Oct. 13, 1855 and susannah died apr 27, 1881 and they are buried at Log Pile Cemetery in Vinton Co. I will share any information with anyone researching these families.
DATE: 05/09/1997 SUBMITTER: Ginger Hoffman
Susannah Stoneburner Hampshire married Levi Collins 4/27/1845. They both d. and are buried at Log Pile Cem. in Vinton, Co. They had dtrs.: Amanda (Mandie), who m. John Barker or Barber; Letitia (Salelah); and Mary. The only info. I have on the dtrs. is that Amanda was b. after 1845. Does anyone have any info. on this family?
DATE: 08/09/1997 SUBMITTER: Beverly Shingler
I am searching for information on SHINGLER. Great grandfather was William SHINGLER who married Lucy PROCTOR Shingler. No dates known. The only info I have is they were having children in late 1800's. One son, Virgil, was 1895. Virgil raised his family in Vinton County. Any information I would love to hear.
DATE: 03/13/1997 SUBMITTER: Judy Reiter
My GGrandfather, Joseph Grant EDLEMAN was born 1868 at Hope Furnace, Vinton County, Ohio. Is there anything left of this locale? Anything to see if we were to visit? How can we find out?
DATE: 02/20/1997 SUBMITTER: Judith A. Reiter
I am searching for information on my maternal grandmother, Olive Luzetta BLACK, born ca1900 at Malta, Morgan County, Ohio. She had 3 sisters, Ella, Roberta, cant remember the 3rd, and 1 brother, Melvin. The sisters all married, the brother remained a bachelor. Olive's father was Hill (or Heil) Chapman BLACK. Olive married William Arthur EDLEMAN, probably at Athens, Ohio. I have data on EDLEMAN, but would like to find more on BLACK and on my grandmother's maternal line which is completely unknown. Trying to validate claim by my mother of relationship to Obadiah BROKAW.
DATE: 04/28/1999 SUBMITTER: Carole Farley Eklund
I am searching for information on any CUCKLERS from Vinton County. This family originated in Meigs/Athens Counties, but I have heard they also moved to Vinton County.
DATE: 04/01/1997 SUBMITTER: L. Harney
I just discovered that I have a relative named Philander and Conner Dowd buried at McArthur Twshp and would like more info on their families and would like to share info with someone else that may be interested.
DATE: 11/06/1998 SUBMITTER: Leilani Moats Smith
I am researching the surname, Moats-spelled in various other ways such as Motas, Moots, Motz. etc. May have been in Vinton County, but have no proof.
DATE: 10/30/1998 SUBMITTER: Larry Milligan
I'm looking for information and descendents of the family of John PETTY born 1830 VA, died 1909 Vinton Co, OH. John PETTY married twice, first to Elizabeth HIXON born 1834, died 1887 Meigs Co, OH; second to Mary Matilda PERRY born 1887 OH, died 1962 (there was a rather large age difference). John PETTY and Elizabeth HIXON had 10 known children: Randolph, James R., Luther Calvin, Mary L., Emma L., John H., Eppa H., William Henry, Elmer, Elsworth. William Henry PETTY is buried with wife Altha Estelle GREGORY in Mt. Zion Cemetery, Vinton Co; and Elmer PETTY is buried with wife Ida Belle BRATTON in Bowen Cemetery, Vinton Co. John and Elizabeth must have migrated into Ohio from Virginia between 1857 & 1859, after the second child and before the third. John PETTY and Mary Matilda PERRY had 5 children, the first in 1897 and the last in 1906 (three years before John died). If you have any information, or if you are a descendent, no matter where you may fit, please contact me.
DATE: 08/31/1998 SUBMITTER: Larry M. Milligan
I need help obtaining death certificate info on Elmer PETTY died 15 July 1959, and his wife Ida Belle PETTY (BRATTON) died 1961. Both lived and died in Vinton Twp, Vinton Co, OH. They are buried at Bowen Cemetery. Could a especially generous person in Vinton Co. please visit their local Ohio Historical Society and do those look up for me. I'd greatly appreciate your help.
DATE: 08/26/1998 SUBMITTER: Larry Milligan
Could someone be so nice as to do a cemetery look up for me? I am looking for John PETTY and his wife Matilda. They are my g-g-g-grandparents. According to the 1900 Vinton Co, census, John PETTY was b. 12/1830 (Va) and wife Matilda 1/1876 (Oh). I feel pretty certain that at least John died in Vinton Co, and both are probably buried there. Secondly, Can anyone help me out with these look ups?
DATE: 08/26/1998 SUBMITTER: Larry Milligan
I am seeking information on my g-g-grandparents, Elmer PETTY and Ida Belle BRATTON of Vinton Twp, Vinton Co, OH. Elmer PETTY was b. 1873 d. 15 Jul 1959. Ida Belle BRATTON was b. 1881 d. 1961. I have evidence that they were located in Vinton Co, in 1920. By then Elmer was 46 and Ida 38. Together they are buried at Bowen Cemetery, Vinton Twp, Vinton Co, OH. I would appreciate any info anyone would have on the surnames. Or, if you would be so kind and generous, I would really appreciate a cemetery lookup, death record info, or marriage certificate info.
DATE: 03/02/1997 SUBMITTER: Linda Nixon
Seek Simeon and Elizabeth (Swingle) Vest family in Vinton Co at least by 1845, until after 1870. Will appreciate any help and share.
DATE: 04/01/1997 SUBMITTER: Linda Nixon
Seeking information for family of William Barcroft ca 1813-1855-60. He married Anne Nixon in Morgan Co. OH and by 1860 had moved to Vinton Co. Their children were: Samuel; Leroy; Sarah Jane; Julia; William and Amanda Barcroft. Anne must have remarried but male children still in Vinton Co 1870.
DATE: 09/22/1999 SUBMITTER: Mary Ellen Scott
Looking for information on Alexander Floyd SCOTT, he married Jemima LISTON October, 1867 in Vinton County. Jemima GRAY LISTON is the mother of Jemima LISTON. Jemima's siblings are Elizabeth and Wesley. Alexander has 2 brothers: John and Steward. Alexander and Jemima's children are: Clarence, George, Uva, Pearl, Flora, Clarabelle, Minnie May, Edward and Ray.
DATE: 11/4/1996 SUBMITTER: Michelle DeVore
Seeking DEVORE Surname info, McArthur, Nelsonville, Hocking valley. Also McLaughlin, Snyder, Holdren same locale.
DATE: 03/14/1997 SUBMITTER: Max A. Geyer
My grandmother, Nellie M. Might, was born in Wilkesville, OH, in 1871. Her father was Eleven Might and I believe her mother to be Eliza Davis. Nellie Might married my grandfather, Charles G. Geyer, on 10 Dec. 1892 in Putnam Co,. Ohio. I am searching for any information on the Might and/or Davis family line. I am also interested in finding the reason that my grandmother moved to Putnam County.
DATE: 07/19/1999 SUBMITTER: Ruth Preece
I am looking for info on my ggrandparents, Isaac PHILLIPS and Barbary(?) Jane FARLEY. I have no birthdate on him. He served in the Civil War in 1864 and he died 12-25-1914. Her birthdate was about 1852 and they were married 10-10-1868. Their children were Cora Nebraska, James A.I., Oliver, Thomas E., Mallie, Genevra, Gertie, and Mattie Viola.
DATE: 08/21/1999 SUBMITTER: Ruth Preece
I have an update on the gggrandparents I'm looking for. Isaac PHILLIPS b:2-15-1828 d:12-25-1914, Vinton Co. He served during the Civil War 5-10-1864 to 9-3-1864 in Charleston, WV. Barbara (Barbary?) Jane FARLEY b:10-21-1848, Meigs Co. d: 8-26-1921. Isaac and Jane were married 10-10-1869. Their children were: Cora Nebraska (SINES); James A I; Oliver; Thomas E.; Mallie (SINES); Genevra (CARSEY); Gertie (MCCUNE); and Mattie Viola (SHUMWAY). Isaac and Jane may have been pioneers to Nebraska and then returned to Ohio.
DATE: 10/10/1999 SUBMITTER: Lori Medley
Looking for any info on Robert H. PHILLIPS who bought land in Vinton Co. and 1837. He moved on to Marion Co. IL by 1839. Did he have relatives in Vinton Co.? Any help greatly appreciated. P.S. I don't know his father's name, but he named his first and last sons John, second son named Israel.
DATE: 04/08/1999 SUBMITTER: Marilynn Morgan Voss
Family info prior to and after MORGAN, Cleveland Henry. I know he was born in the late 1800's and passed away in the early 1960's. I would like to know his mother and father's names if possible. I know he was married twice. First to Grace Maude WILBUR and second to Margaret THOMPSON. Between them they had about 13 or 14 children.
DATE: 10/09/1997 SUBMITTER: David Stephenson
I am looking for information on JOSIAH STEPHENSON, born circa 1846 in Ohio. He lived in Vinton County until be married, sometime between 1865-1870. He then moved to Wellston. Does anyone know who were Josiah's parents?
DATE: 09/30/1997 SUBMITTER: David Stephenson
Is there a book of Vinton County Births? I have already checked the LDS records for Ohio and they had marriages, but no births for Vinton County. I just wondered if they were recorded at any other place... (other than the County Court House).
DATE: 09/23/1997 SUBMITTER: David Stephenson
I am seeking information on James Stephenson, born circa 1798 in VA, and his son James W. Stephenson, born circa 1829 in Virginia. Both men are buried in Vinton County. James W. Stephenson was married to Charlotte E. Wyckoff, daughter of John. Can anyone offer any information on any of these people? Also, does anyone know the origins of the name WYCKOFF? Is is Scandinavian? Help would be greatly appreciated.
DATE: 08/18/1997 SUBMITTER: James W. McCluer
Samuel McCluer/McCluer went to Eagle Township, Vinton County (then part of Ross County) from Rockbridge County, Virginia with his brother James in 1805. Looking for any information on this arrival. Request correspondence to my email address on McClures/McCluers from 1805 to about 1810 in Eagle Township.
DATE: 01/07/1997 SUBMITTER: Ron Ware
I am searching for information about Alonzo Bell and family. Alonzo was born and raised in Vinton County. He emigrated to Kansas about 1880 with some of the Dearth family.
DATE: 10/13/1998 SUBMITTER: Norma [Losh] Runyon
Looking for John and Catherine [Drennen or Drenning] McCormick. They lived in Bedford Co.,Penna.,in 1795 they made their way thru Vinton Co., to Butler Co.,Ohio. Moving to Preble Co.,Ohio 1804. Their next move was to Fayette Co.,Connorsville, Indiana. Looking for John Sr., parents, thinking they may have moved, with them. Don`t know their names or birth place. I know John and Catherine`s children, forward, but no clue to his ancesters.
DATE: 09/08/1998 SUBMITTER: Dana Taft
I am looking for more information on Cyrus and Tennessee LARGENT. Cyrus died in 1917, and Tennessee died in 1932, both in Vinton County. I would like to know where they were born and who their parents were.
DATE: 07/08/1999 SUBMITTER: Rachel M. Ellis
I am interested in information about all the ELLIS families in Swan Township as recorded in the 1860 Ohio Census, especially the relationship of Thomas ELLIS and Edward W ELLIS. The other ELLIS names are Christopher, John, Michel and Robert. Swan Township land plat map, per 1875 atlas, show the ELLIS'S owning land. A Thomas ELLIS was my husband's great-grandfather.
DATE: 08/22/1999 SUBMITTER: Ruth Bartley
I am looking for information about my grandfather, John Elder CLUNK. I know that he was born in Vinton county in july of 1861. I think his father was Martin CLUNK. I was told that he was born in Ewingtown or Ewington which is not in Vinton county now. He married Melvanie CRAIN and they had five children four boys and my mother, Lela Margaret. One son died as a child his name was Bernard CLUNK. I would like to find out about my grandfather's family, Mother, Father , brothers and sisters if any. I would also like to try to find out the place where they are buried.
Looking for information on Sheltons in particular Richard Shelton who lived in Vinton County Ohio from 1850 to 1891. I am in need of information about his parents and siblings. The following information is known about him: Date of Birth: 14 Feb 1808 either in VA or KY Married Mary Jane Moran Date: unknown, place: Greenup county Ky? Date of Death: 14 Feb 1891 Vinton County Ohio Buried: Saint Mary's cemetery, Minerton, Wilkesville Twp. Vinton Co., Oh Parents and place of birth are unknown. The earliest record is the 1840 census for Greenup County Ky. Information on Richard's Wife: Mary Jane Moran Parents of Mary Jane Moran: Father: Thomas Moran Birth: 1792 Ireland Death: 3 oct 1865 Vinton Co. Ohio. Mother: Bridget Hart Birth: 1794 Ireland Death: Mar 1893 Vinton Co. ohio. Mary Jane was born in Dinwoodie Va. in 1821. She had 8 brothers and sisters. She died in 1923 and is buried in The same cemetery as Richard. They raised six children--Mary, Elizabeth, Sarah, Thomas, John and Bridget. I am also interested in Any shelton History.
DATE: 8/17/1996 SUBMITTER: Gina Garrett
The family names I am interested in researching in Vinton County include Nelson Hoffhine, born 16 Oct 1818; Susan C.Gordy, born 29 Aug 1824; and John Wesley (J.W. or Wes) Poffenbarger, born 14 Dec 1841 at MacArthur, Ohio.
DATE: 02/20/1997 SUBMITTER: Randy Franklin
I am seeking information on the family of Nathanial P. THOMPSON & Sarah ROSS. They were m. in Jackson Co., OH in 1838. Per the 1850 census they were living in Vinton Co., OH. In the household were: Nathaniel 31; Sarah 31; Jeremiah 11; Rebecca 9; Sarah 7; Henry 5; Mahala 3; Nathaniel 2mos; and Calvin ROSS 29. Ohio given as place of birth for all. I am interested in Mahala, who may have m. Cornelius B. ALLEN. This couple lived in Hocking Co., OH from 1880-1910.
DATE: 06/04/1997 SUBMITTER: Rita Osborne
Seek info on any BOSTER who lived in Vinton Co. My grandfather Chauncey Boster lived there in 1929 I believe. My father, Russell graduated from Vinton Co. High School.
DATE: 11/25/1997 SUBMITTER: Keith A. Schrode
My ggggfather, Arthur Morgan, died on July 10, 1883. He was buried in the Catholic Cemetery in Wilkesville. Does someone have an index which would tell us where in the cemetery he was buried? Are the headstones still readable? Do records still exist at the Catholic Church in Wilkesville? Does the Catholic Church still exist in Wilkesville?
DATE: 04/20/1998 SUBMITTER: Sharon Hensler
My dad, R. Stanley McCray was born in Creola, in Vinton Co. His dad was Grant U. McCray and mother was Effie Thomason. I do not have my grandparents parents names. There's at least one generation gap in my tree. My grandfather was born in Perry Co. My grandmother in Wellston/Jackson cty.
DATE: 07/09/1999 SUBMITTER: Randy Smith
Pipper cemetery just inside Meigs county Ohio from Vinton and Gallia counties. Sarah SMITH and some of her children are buried there, she was my GGG grandmother. I don't know too much about the family. Her madden name was Sarah H. LOWE, born April 18, 1837 died December 08, 1888. She was married to a James SMITH. I don't know what happened to him. Her children that I know of were John B. , Wilmer D., Jacob S. & George B. Resided in Wilkesville Township.
DATE: 11/16/1998 SUBMITTER: Toni Dakan
Looking for family history information on ARNOLD, ATHEY, LUCKEY, SPEED, ROBINETT, WEST families...who settled in Vinton/Athens County from approximately 1800. They were all interconnected through marriage...and are all my family.

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