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Am seeking information on James H. JOHNSON born circa 1800 in
Maryland. James married Mary PAXTON in Guernsey County, Ohio 10 April 1823. Mary was born
in Pennsylvania circa 1805, and I believe her father was Samuel PAXTON. The family is
found on the Greenfield Township, Fairfield County, Ohio 1850 Census with the following
children: Samuel P. age 22; William age 21; James age 19; Jane age 11; (My great
grandmother); Hamilton age 6; Washington age 3; and Mary age 6 months. Mary PAXTON JOHNSON
was not found on the 1870 Fairfield County census and James H. JOHNSON was not found on
the 1880 Fairfield County censu. Who were the parents of James and Mary PAXTON JOHNSON?
When did they die and where
Researching Henry Sines 1820 and 1830 Fairfield, Co. census finds
him in Greenfield Twp. His son Simon is married in Williams Co. Oh. in 1843, and buys land
from a Hanna family. Henry is located in Hancock Co. Ohio on 1840 and 1850 census. He is
living by Simon in 1860 in Wms. Co. Oh. and died in 1861. He is listed as a veteran in the
War of 1812. His wife's name
Dr. Joseph Bury (late 1700 or early 1800's was said to be a
physician from Bern, Switzerland who brought his family first to PA and then on to Ohio.
He had a son, Dr. Joseph Bury (2nd one), who went to medical school in PA and then
practiced in OH. The first Dr. Joseph Bury was married to Anna Marie ____? Bury. The
second Dr. Joseph Bury married Anna Doomy, daughter of John Doomy (Thoman was also given
as an alternate name???)
Mr. Elmer Denniston wrote a book on the Stukey, Ream, Clem, Grove
surnames. I have been trying to fill in the gaps of the last sixty years from the book
published in 1939. I am a direct descendant of John and Salome (Zimmerman) Stukey. Seeking
the descendants of John Stukey and Salome Zimmerman Stukey these are their children and
I'm looking for the John Shimp ancestors I know he was born on
April 1st. 1845 in Fairfield Co. Oh. He was married to Sarah C Holmes on Feb 10, 1875. I
know he had 4 brothers David,
Looking for information about my grandparents. Carey E. MURPHY
(1872-1910) married Nelle SCHLEICH (1873?-1942). They had one child Edwin Hay MURPHY,
raised by Nelle after Carey's death, and who had his name legally changed to Robert E.
SCHLEY in Columbus in 1928. Can find nothing on Nelle.
ABRAHAM HITE b. 19 Sep 1750, Shenandoah Co, VA, m. 3 Jan 1772, in
Shenandoah Co, VA, HANNAH DAVIS, b. 25 Jun 1752, d. 9 Nov 1835, Fairfield Co, OH, buried:
Hite Cem, Ruffner Rd, Fairfield Co, OH. Abraham died 14 Sep 1828, Thurston, Fairfield Co,
OH, buried: Hite Cem, Ruffner Rd, Fairfield Co, OH.
Looking for the parents of Mary Ann Miller b. around 1825, m. Jacob
DeLong the 23 Mar. 1843 in Fairfield Co. OH. Jacob was from Ross Co. OH. John P. Miller
was one of the wittnesses at the wedding, but was he a parent or a brother? The Millers
were supposed to be from VA, but I don't know where in VA. Jacob was b. 1819 probably in
Ross Co. OH. His father was Jacob DeLong who was from PA, Berks Co. or Schuylkill Co. PA.
He married Catherine Mowery, whose father was Johannes Maurer/Mowery who settled in
Pickaway Co. OH. I would like information about the names of the Millers and where they
lived in OH, for sure, and where they came from in VA. (If they are from there. Any help
would be appreciated.
I am looking for members of the Dindore family and their relatives.
The Dindore family have lived in Fairfield County around the Hamburg area since 1837. The
original settler was George Dindore and his wife Sarah Jane Hoffheins. I have information
to share about this family. I am also interested in the following associated families from
the Fairfield county area: Sawyer, Harper, Hoffheins, Pearce, McCleery, Rymer, Bossler,
Hedgel, Presler, Harman, and Hartman.
Looking for information on William Winfield ROSE, reported to have
died November 17, 1950 IN Fairfield Co.. His parents were Francis Marion ROSE and Margaret
ROBINSON. William and his sister Emma, who married a SWICK reportedly moved to Fairfield
Co. from Harrison Co. OH, date unknown.
Seeking information on John and Elizabeth (Hardwick) Cross; Rev.
War soldier from Virginia who d in Fairfield Co Oh.
Looking for connection to ASA MOUNTS and his family, Mother,
Father, Brothers, and Sisters to him. He was supposed to have been born in Hocking
Township, Fairfied County, Ohio, in 1816. He shows up on the 1820 Census of Hocking
Township at that time. I do not know if he was there in 1830. He is next known to have
married a Margaret Camack in Parke County Indiana in 1837. Next there is a record of
having married a Elizabeth Halzin in Tazewell County, Illinois in 1844. He had a son named
John in 1841, born in Illinois. He is in Lee County, Iowa in 1850, in Montgomery County,
Missouri in 1860 and back to Davis County, Iowa in 1870. He may have had a Brother called
Joseph who proceeded him to Iowa. Need to verify his birth, and family in Ohio.
I would like to have info on the descendants of Thomas BAILY, who
married Barbary HITE, 19 May 1809.
Graham, Grier, Friesner, Beery, Engle, Notestone, Poling, Rarick,
Sietz and Swartz
I'm interested in finding information on Joseph Pearson
(Parson/Pierson) and his descendants. Joseph is buried in the township of Rush Creek, near
Bremen, in the Jerusalem Cemetery (located with the German Reformed Church). His last name
on his headstone is spelled "Parson" but all census records, for him and his
descendants, have it listed as Pearson. Joseph was born, per his stone, on August 12, 1781
and died April 11, 1843. We know that Joseph married Margaret (Bixler) Wager in Lancaster
on March 2, 1823. Both had been married before. Joseph and Margaret had the following
children: Susannah (born: January 15, 1824), Simon (born April 1, 1825), Joseph (born
November 18, 1826), John (born May 16, 1828), Enos (born June 17, 1829), Noah (born March
4, 1831), David (born: February 21, 1834), Peter (born September 28, 1836), and Margaret
Ann (born January 22, 1842). We know that Margaret (Bixler) Wager was previously married
to a William Wager, married Oct 26, 1816 in Knox County, Ohio. They had one daughter
Elizabeth Wager (born May 15, 1817). Elizabeth married an Adam Strohl April 11, 1841 in
Hocking County, Ohio. We believe that Joseph Pearson was born in Chester County,
Pennsylvania. We alsobelieve that his first wife was Mary Kountzman. We positively know
that Joseph had the following children from this first marriage: Abraham (born September
1808), Amy Pearson (born about 1818), Zephaniah Pearson (born About 1818), Eliza Pearson,
George Pearson (born About 1811), and Jesse Pearson (born about 1808).
I am looking for information for Joseph Landes (Landis/Sandes), who
had a son named Jacob born in Fairfield County in February 1820.
Am searching for info on John S. ASHBAUGH, m Catherine LECRONE.
Catherine born 1821, Pa. John S. native of Fairfield Co, born Feb. 1818.. Father of John
S. was also John ASHBAUGH, early settler of Ohio, possibly served in Indian wars. No info
on mother of John S. No info at
I'm looking for information on Mary Ann VALENTINE, born in 1820, in
Fairfield Co., Ohio, and her family. Mary Ann married Jeremiah Hilyard on 14 Mar 1839 in
Fairfield Co., Ohio.
Seeking information the HARMAN/HARMON family living in
Lancaster-Fairfield Co. area in early to mid-1800s. John Harman, married to Lydia ????,
parents of David Harman who married Barbary HAYWARD and raised their family in Gallia Co.,
OH. We understand that John Harman's father was Frederick Harman; his father was Konad
Harman who emmigrated to the area from Germany.
I am trying to locate information on ggrandparents Abraham
SHOWALTER & Magdaline HOLDER Showalter. They were married at the parsonage of the M.
E. Church in Baltimore, OH Feb 26, 1863. I next find them in Licking Co. where their name
on the census is spelled Sowaller or Sowalter (hard to read). Does anyone know if the
records of the church are available?
I am a descendant of Nicholas RADEBAUGH who moved to Fairfield
County from PA - purchased land in Sec. 6, Pleasant Twp. (now the site of the Pleasant
Valley Golf Course) on 20 Dec 1808. Three generations of this family are buried in the
ZIEGLER Cemetery. Have records of this church been copied? Related names I am researching
are: SIMON, WAGNER, WERNER, DANNER, and SCHAEFFER.
My gg grandfather was EMANUEL HUFFERD (HUFFERT/HOFFERT/HOFFERT), b.
I am looking for any information on the John CRIST/ Elizabeth
ANDERSON families in Fairfield Co. OHIO. Their children were: Simon CRIST 1815, William
CRIST 1817, Sarah CRIST 1819, Joseph CRIST 1821, Abraham CRIST 1824, Jacob Crist 1827,
George CRIST 1830.
MASSEY, McDONALD, WENDELL
John LONG and Isabella /Sybella THOMPSON b. PA, went to KY, came to
Fairfield Co., OH. Went to Hancock Co., OH, about 1826. Ch: Hannah mar. James BEARD 1812
Fairfield Co., OH; William Franklin; Robert mar. Polly ESSEX 2nd Mary GRAHAM; Sarah J. mar
John SHOEMAKER 1822 Fairfield Co.; Margaret; Sibbie mar 1822 Fairfield Co., OH John HUFF;
Mary mar. Levi POULSON; John mar. Marzilla POULSON; Ruth; James ; Ephraim; Jeptha mar
Seeking siblings, ancestors for Wm. S. MILLER b. Feb 1813 PA mar.
1839 Fairfield Co., OH Ann Mariah COOK d. 188 Hancock co., OH Lived Liberty Twp.,
Fairfield Co.., OH 1840. Bought land 1850 Hancock Co. Some of the children were born
probably Fairfield Co., but cannot prove. Ch: Clensy 1841-1842; John William Washington S.
1842-1911; Samantha S. 1844-1924 (mar. John W. MCGARY); Thomas Jefferson 1845-1909; Mary
Ann 1847-1927 (mar. 1st Lewis LANNING, 2nd Benjamin MYERS); Eliza Anglin 1849-1853; George
Theodore 185101855; Samuel Clark 1854-1918; James Freeman 1856-1938; Franklin B.
1858-1933; Harvey H. Albin 1861-1896 (Also known as Ollie); Charley S. 1865-1865.
Daniel SWAIN b. 1787 NJ d. 1872 bur. Berne Twp., Fairfield Co., OH.
mar. Nancy Ann JACKSON (1795-1863) Ch: Wm. Daniel A. b. 1826 Fairfield Co., mar. Mary Ann
GARDNER d. 1886 Alexander
John SHOEMAKER b 1800 VA d. 1881 IN (while visiting) mar. 1822
Fairfield Co., OH, Sarah J. LONG d/o John and Isabella/Sybella (THOMPSON) LONG Ch:
Elizabeth mar. Henry B. THOMAS; Ira; Eliza Ann mar. Henry GIFFORD; William; Mary Jane;
Sibbel m. Benjamin MCINTIRE; Sarah m John H. KAMPF; John W.; Martha Jane; James P. Seeking
siblings and parents of John. Also any info on his descendants.
Sampson REAM b. 1777, Lancaster Co, PA d. 1851 Fairfield Co. mar
1803 Anna STUKEY d/o John and Salome ZIMMERMAN) STUKEY. (Anna 1781-1862) Sampson was s/o
Abraham and Rosina/Rosannah (HEHN) REAM
Alva FINK b 1830 Pickaway Co. mar. Eliza YATES 1854 Hancock Co., OH
d. 1918 Hancock Co. OH. Ch: Wm. Francis, Emmit Milton, Sarah Ellen, Mary Elizabeth, Chloe
Bell, Smilda Catherine, Charles D. Need to find his mother (she was unmarried ----- FINK)
Would have been a MAY if parents had married. Moved to Hancock Co. when 4 or 14. Lived in
Fairfield Co. for several years between 1888 and 1901. Where was he? Who are his family?
Relatives went to visit in Fairfield and Pickaway Co. in 1920's, possibly early 30's.
KITZMILLER- Seeking maiden name of ELIZABETH who married George
"ADAM" KITZMILLER. They and a number of children migrated from Pennsylvania to
Fairfield County where Adam died before 18 Jul 1815. There is a record of his dying
intestate in Fairfield County Will Records. Would like to find out the maiden name of his
wife. Their sons Andrew, William, and
LANDFAIR, Jacob was born in 1817 in Fairfield Co, OH. He married
PARROT, Elizabeth sister to Jacob PARROT of the great civil war train robbery. The family
is seeking info on Jacobs parents and Elizabeths parents.
I am interested in any information on the families of Wagstaff,
Snoke, Rudolph, Westenbarger, Mclaughlin, Wilson, Ream, Fast.
I am looking for info on the family of John AKER/ACRE born about
1807 in Virginia and married Mary A. VANWAY born about 1810 in Ohio on 4 Apr 1830 in
Fairfield Co, Ohio and had the following children, 1) Elizabeth born 1835, 2) Jacob born
1837, 3) John V. born 1840 and married Delila ? 4) Alford born 1843, 5) Salem born 1848,
6) Clara born 1851, 7) Nelson born 1851, 8) Amanda born about 1854 and died 1919 in Marion
Co, Ohio and married George W. Schreckengaust in 1874 in Fairfield Co, Ohio. This family
was living in Fairfield Co, Madison Twp, ohio.
Jacob Snoke (Snook) b 1827 married on 18 Oct 1849 in Fairfield Co.
to Susan Westenbarger (Westenberger) Who were their parents? When did he die, last census
I could find him was 1870. Other surnames for Fairfield Co. connections: Wagstaff,
Rudolph, McLaughlin, Wilson, Ream on father's side. Mother's side: Mathias, Engle, Fought,
Kline, Poling, Rubel, Fast, Junkerman.
Lillie Bell STOUT.
WALLICK, Conrad. Bought land in Fairfield Co OH 1811. Need info on
him and his family.
I am seeking ancestors of Thomas ANDERSON b: about 1789 in
Cumberland co., VA and married about 1810 in Fairfield co., OH to Magdalena MACKLIN. Any
help would be greatly appreciated.
would like to hear from anyone researching the Rush family and the
Starkey family. Jesse Starkey Married Catherine rush in 1820. He was the son of Peter and
Elizebeth (?) Starkey and had a brother named Andrew who married Polly Milligan. The
Starkey's were in conus as early as 1804 and show up in the 1820 census thats where I Lose
HATTENDORF / STROPEL / WESTHOVEN / BLETCHER
Looking for information on Carolina Schmidt - married Matthias
Ulmer in 1863. Their children Jacob Friedrich, Maria Helena, Carolina Magdalena, John
Frederick, Anna Elisabeth. Looking for information on Thomas Webb born 1849. Married Anna
Morehart. Daughter Anna Elizabeth Webb born June 14, 1875.
RUDOLPH, REAM, GUILE/GUIL/GEIL, MIX/MICKS, SHORT. Peter Rudolph
mar. Elizabeth Ream. Seeking descendants. Ch: Joseph; Wm.; Peter (children Daniel, Israel,
Sarah, Catherine, Lovina Emanuel, Ira, Frank, Martha); John, Abraham, Henry, Daniel (ch:
Elizabeth, James, Sarah, Wilson, Catherine, Wm., Jennie, Annie, Daniel, Rosa, Isaac);
Samuel; Polly mar. Christopher GUILE/GILL/GEIL; Margaret mar. Jefferson MIX/MICKS; Delilah
mar. John SHORT.
Surnames:Lytle(Litle),Crawford,Botts,Sterling,Morehart or Phersen.
These families all lived in the Lancaster Ohio area in the early to mid 1800's.
Nelle Schleich, wife of Cary E. Murphy, parents of Edwin Hay
Murphy, born 5 Dec. 1909.
William Lytle (Litle) married to Harriet Kimmey. She died in OH. in
1834. He remarried . His wife maiden name may have been Crawford. He had five children
with his first wife she is unknown. Their names are David Lytle (Litle) married Sarah
Kistler in cass county IN. in 1843. Was married once before in OH. her name unknown. James
Lylte (Litle) Minerva Lytle (Litle) married a man named Sterling. Mary Lylte (Litle) Sally
Lytle (Litle) married a man named Pherson in cass county IN. 1842. Children with Harriet
Kimmey Alfred Kimmey Lytle married Hannah Botts 1852 Hocking OH. married Mary Beckley Cass
county IN. 1861. Harriet Lytle married Edwin P. Potter in cass county IN. Children with
Crawford Jasper William Lytle born Lancaster,OH. 1835.married Emmaline Johnson in cass
county IN. Elizabeth Lytle born in Lancaster,OH. 1839 Married David Morehart cass county
1856 All Williams elder children born in Dover Del. where he was born in circa 1793.
GORDON searching for information on Samuel and Barbara (?) GORDON
in Fairfield County about 1820. Probably came from PA. Said to have had three children:
Samuel Jr., John who married Mary Magdalene Plottner, and Catherine.
MARY CATHERINE DAVIS, born 1853 in Pennsylvainia, married ALBERT
DAVIS, died 1928 in Lancaster, Fairfield, Ohio. Do not know her maiden name.
Am interested in the Wren & O'Neil dry goods store in
Lancaster, Ohio in 1870(?). The owner EDWARD WREN came from County Kerry,Ireland. His
brother, JOHN WREN, joined him in the business before opening the Wren's dry goods store
in Springfield, Ohio in 1877.
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