Looking for Christian HOUSEMAN (bca
1792/VA) m. Catherine RHOADS 13 Dec
1817/Highland Co. Children: Mary (bca 1826,
m Joseph SIMBRO 13 Nov 1845/Highland
Co), Phillip (bca 1829), Peter (bca 1832),
Rachel (bca 1834, m Charles LOVE 25 Aug
1865/IA), Sophia Elizabeth (b 1836, m
Horatio BARR 15 May 1864/IA), Joseph (bca
1836) and William (bca 1840, m Sarah E.
FIFECOAT 14 Oct 1869/IA).
James PARKS lived in Sunfish Twp, Pike Co
in 1880. Had previously been in Adams,
Highland, and Licking Cos. Looking for the
death/burial records of his wife Martha (dca
1880) and his son, William (dca 1906). They
lived near Arkoe and operated a mill there.
Searching for information on (1) Clarissa
COTTLE/COTTELL who married
17 Jul 1834/Highland Co Albert SMITH and
(2) Elmira S. COTTLE/COTTELL who
married 30 Jul 1834/Highland Co Isaac N.
MEEDER. I believe these women may have
been sisters, but haven't found more info on
them to know definitively. Thanks for any
Searching for information on Silas WHALEY
(b1819/Jackson Co), m(1) 07 May 1843/Pike
Co OH Margaret (WILSON) WHALEY (her
m2; b 1820); m(2) 24 Jan 1872/Greenfield to
Nancy BURROWS (b1852). Children: (1-b
Jackson Co) Rachel (1844), William (1846)
James (1847), George W (1850), Dick
(1855); (2-b Highland Co) Garlinda Jane (07
May 1872), Mary (1874), David (1877),
Lidey (1879). Am extremely interested in
finding Silas's parents and grandchildren,
moreso for his parents. [Raging debate
between cousins I'd like to get settled!
(smile)] Thanks for any help! I have other
WHALEY data I'm happy to share.
Seeking information on George W. HOLMES
and Rebecca J. Britton SMITH who married
in Highland Co in Jan 1861. Seeking
specifically any connection of why they were
in Highland Co. Any family there to which
they were related? Any information would be
greatly appreciated. Will share.
|Jill Judy |
Am looking for information and need the
parents of Eliza WHITE (death cert says
Thomas White and Jane Lamonr/Lamors).
Eliza (02 Jan 1836-12 Jun 1915/Pike Co)
married 04 Jun 1857/Clermont Co to Charles
Jasper RICE (1837-39/OH-06 Aug
1921/Highland Co, son of Charles [ca
1799-01 Dec 1862/Clermont Co] and Melinda
HENDERSON (1808-d Clermont Co). Can
anyone help with these families? Thank you.
Is Nathaniel GRAY (lived in Madison Twp,
Highland Co) the husband of Catherine Smith?
Are they the parents of Nancy, Amos, George,
Rebecca, Lemuel, William and Catherine? Is
Catherine the daughter of Robert Smith or
Presley Smith, also living in Madison Twp,
Highland Co? All of the above were listed in
the 1820 census.
|Jean Cox |
I'm looking for information on the ancestors of
Susannah WILKINSON who married Andrew
BRANSON in Highland Co on 12 Jan 1815.
I am interested in information on Michael
SHOEMAKER (14 Mar 1823/Highland
Co-04 Jul 1895/Adams Co) m. Ruhama
Cokonougher 07 Mar 1848/Adams Co. Need
information on Michael's parents and siblings.
Could his parents have been Simon and
Elizabeth Knisley Shoemaker? If not, could
his parents have been John W and Polly Stultz
Shoemaker who m. 30 May 1824? It is very
likely that Michael's grandparents were
Samuel and Julia Ann Weaver Shoemaker.
Need to bridge the generation gap. Will gladly
Van Zant |
Working on the family of: Zachariah Noble
VAN ZANDT (1785/DE-1874/Highland Co,
bur Marshall Methodist Cem) m. Letitia
CLAYTON (dau of Isaac and Martha
Help! Does anyone have information on
Elizabeth ARNOLD m. James ESTLE in
1828/Highland Co? Last time either of them
were found was in 1840 Census. Does anyone
know what happened to them? Did they have
children? Did they go east or west? Please if
you know contact me! Thanks!
Looking for information about James
SAVAGE who lived in Union Twp, Highland
Co 1830-1850. He died 1850-1860.
According to the 1850 census, three of his
children were Mary, Ellen and Simpson.
Looking at earlier census there were others.
Does anyone have any connection to this
We are doing the ESTLE family (all lines of
descent) genealogy. We would like any info
available about the ESTLE line. The line
starts with James ESTLE and Deborah
(PEARCE) who came to OH from NJ ca 1818
with Deborah's family (Job and Elizabeth
PEARCE). Their son (Benjamin) stayed in the
area, while Job and Joseph went to IN.
Benjamin married 24 Dec 1835 to Hannah
PENSYL. Children: James L. P. (m Eliza Jane
PEACOCK); William H. (m Eliza Ann
MILLER); Sarah E. (m James JENKINS);
Cynthia, no info; John Milton, (m Eunice
CLARK); Enos Samuel (m Elizabeth Ann
HUNNELL, Sophia CHERRY and Alpha
LUTT); Louisa, no info; Charles Jackson (m
Julia Ann LAFFERTY); Harriet Maria (m
Dennis Warren KEARNS); Mary Catherine (m
John LAFFERTY); Phoebe (m Jonathan
CAMPBELL). Will share any info we have.
Am looking for info on Cornelius Van Asdahl
WHITE. Was told that Cornelius was from
Ross and/or Highland Co area.
Zacharius/Zachariah Taylor White (his son, 25
May 1849/Marshfield IN-d Neodesha KS).
Married (when?) in Danville IL to Sarah
Margaret LISTER (13 Sep 1851/Danville
IL-Sept. 1927/Neodesha, KS, dau of John L.
LISTER [aka Jack], who was killed in the
battle of Chickamanga GA). They had a
daughter Estella Madge Juanita White (03 Apr
1882/Warren Co IL-08 May 1951/Wilson Co
KS. Married Otis (Oat) ESTLE 14 Oct 1900.
Children: Ezekiel Otis Estle (05 Jul 1922-06
Jul 1922/Wilson Co KS) and Susanna Irene
Estle (05 Nov 1923/Wilson Co KS). Need all
info available on this line especially on
Cornelius. I am doing this for a distant relative
(the above Susanna Irene Estle) who does not
have internet access. Thanks.
Thomas Vernon MURREN (01 Sep 1809/New
Castle DE-18 Aug 1887/New Market, Taylor
Co IA; bur 19 Aug 1887, Memory Cemetery,
New Market, IA) m 04 Dec 1838/Hillsboro to
Eliza MERRILL (24 Jan 1820/Lebanon,
WarrenCo OH-3 Aug 1896/Braddyville, Page
Co IA, dau of Joshua MERRILL and Rhoda
CROSSON). Children: William (b 12 Aug
1840), Margaret (b 20 May 1842/OH m. 11
Sep 1860/Pike Co Dawson B. Holton), John
Weslye (b 16 Dec 1843/OH, m. 30 Aug
1864/Pike Co Nancy Ann Irwine), Mary Ann
(b 21 Aug 1846/OH-Aug 1846). Delia Jane (b
04 Oct 1847/OH), Rhoda Ann (b 20 Jun
1850/OH, m. 13 Aug 1868/PikeCo Benjamin
Tong), Charlotte (b 30 Apr 1853/OH, m. 07
Oct 1872Pike Co Samuel S. Kennedy), Joshua
(b 27 Jul 1855), Ella Eliza (b 19 Jun
1857/OH), Sedora (Dora) (b 25 Oct
1859/OH, m. 30 Jan 1879/Worth MO John
King), Melissa (b 10 Feb 1862), Mary Harriet
Elizabeth Jane (b 5 Jul 1864), and _____ (b
OH). Any additional info appreciated.
I would like to hear from others who may
descend through the ROGERS/STAFFORD
families of Highland County. My Peleg Rogers
married Mary Ellen Stafford there in 1806.
I am researching Hartness T. VAN WINKLE
who m. Sarah KING, and had children:
Hannah Jeanette VAN WINKLE (b 23 Oct
1826), Elmira, Ellen Jane, Eliza Ann, Cynthia,
John A, and Sarah. Another spouse of
Hartness was Maria McMURTY. Children:
Minerva, Maria, William and Lydia VAN
My great-grandfather was John Wesley
ROGERS (b 1865/Hillsboro - d ca 1940-43),
who m. Rosa ROADS (dau. of James Roads
and Sarah MEDSKER). John Wesley's parents
were: John Roland Rogers (08 Jan 1833-15
Dec 1871) who m. Cynthia A. SELPH (31 Jul
1835-28 Apr 1914). Cynthia SELPH was
remarried to Danial Tharp after John Roland's
death at age 38. John Wesley was listed under
the Tharp residence in the 1880 census. Two
of his siblings were: Joseph (04 Oct 1855-01
Dec 1885) and William A (1868-1899). Any
John Wesley ROGERS and Rosa ROADS had
2 children: Ellen Rogers (b ca 1893-4), and
James Dwight Rogers (b 1896-7), who is my
grandfather and namesake. James Dwight
ROGERS m. Charlotte STEPHAN (b 26 Apr
1900) adopted daughter of Julius Stephan and
Mary (Wilhemina) JEGGI. Anyone out there
have a connection?
Seeking information on Robert ROGERS who
m. Nancy, either PHILLIPS or McFARLAND.
They had a son, John Roland Rogers (08 Jan
1833-15 Dec 1871) who m. Cynthia A.
SELPH (31 Jul 1835-28 Apr 1914). Would
like to confirm Nancy's maiden name, and
learn all I can about this line. Robert's father
may have been Thomas Rogers. All clues
Looking to exchange information with
descendants of Samuel CAREY and Rachel
DOANE. They were Quakers who moved to
Highland Co from Grayson Co. VA by 1817.
Also interested in surnames BRADFIELD and
BURTON: Rachel BRADFIELD
(granddaughter of Sam and Rachel CAREY)
was disowned by the Quakers for marriage
outside of unity. She m. 1826 to Samuel
William LAFFERTY (11 Aug 1824/Adams
Co-24 Feb 1904/05) m. 04 Aug
1842/Highland Co to Harriett Mariah
HECKATHORN. Children: James (08 Sep
1843-18 Mar 1887), Mary Jane (b 10 Sep
1844), John Alfred (bca 07 Jul 1836-16 Dec
1939; m. Mary Catherine ESTLE), Sarah
Elizabeth (b 20 Oct 1848), Charlotte (b 24
Sep 1850), Julia Ann (b 10 Jul 1854-19 Jun
1923; m. Charles Jackson ESTLE).
Appreciate any info given on this line. Will
share all I have.
Am researching Leonard BENTZEL who
came to OH from PA ca 1820. He was
married to Nancy HALL. Children: Baltzer m.
to Rebecca BLACKER, Sophia m. Nate
THURMAN, Hannah m. Benjamin ESTLE (my
main line of research. I have a lot of info on
their children), Sarah m. Hiran SIKER,
Cynthia m. James HAMILTON, Leonard Jr. m.
Mary Ann AKER, John Milton m. Martha
Melinda WISE. The name was BENTZEL
when they came to OH. Sometime after this
they started spelling it PENSYL. However
Baltzer spelled it BENSYL. If anyone has any
info on this line, would appreciate it. Will
share all I have.
One of my ancestors was Mehatabel Leonard
ROSS, who in her later years married a
George CARR. He was from Pricetown. She
died there July 30, 1886. Would you know
anything about either of them?
I'm searching for information on John FIDLER
who first appeared in Highland Co. tax
records ca. 1820. I'm interested in his birth
place and date. Other ancestors in his line
include Jeremiah Fidler, Jacob Fidler, Harold
Fidler. All were born in Highland County.
|Matt Conn |
Looking for information on Isaac CONN, d
1869/Highland Co. He was born in PA and
lived for a short period of time in VA. Need to
know the names of his children. Thanks in
advance for the help.
Looking for information on Issac FRENCH.
He was listed in the 1830 Census in Highland
Co., Union Twp. Thank you.
ROBERTS, RUBLE: My ggrandmother's bible
lists a marriage between a Louie/louise/louisa
E. Roberts and William K. Ruble, at
William's home, on Dec 27, 1888. Elder J.W.
Ruble was pastor, Alfred Roberts and Frank
S. Ruble were witnesses. Louie was born Apr
18, 1866 and William was born Jun 11, 1862.
They had a daughter, Bessie Gladys Ruble,
born Mar 24, 1891. I have been researching
my ROBERTS lineage and am unable to
identify this Louie or Alfred, much less any of
the RUBLE names. If anyone knows about
them please contact me.
Looking for any info, ancestors, siblings and
desc. of Frank DAVIS b. in Scioto Co. in
1895 and parents Martin and Elizabeth ?
Davis. This is all the info I have. Thank you
for any help.....Sharon Christoff
SPICKARD/THOMPSON Searching for info
on the family of George Alexander
SPICKARD (b. 29 Sep 1823 Highland Co.,
OH; m. c1845 to Mary Ann THOMPSON; d.
1899 Grundy Co., MO), son of George
SPICKARD (b. c1757 Augusta Co., VA; d.
c1848 Highland Co., OH). Various surname
spellings might include: Specard, Spicard,
Speakhard, Spechert, etc. Anyone interested in
sharing info, please write!
I am doing research for a friend. She is
looking for the surname MILLIRON. The
family was to have been from Scioto, Pike and
a good posibility of Highland Co. William
Abraham Milliron married Rebecca Strait on
6-27-1855 in Scioto Co. Oh. George W.
Milliron married Margret MANLEY-
12-13-1860. Have 11 children born to this
marriage. James Milliron married Mahala
MAULT on 8-22-1841. Have other names if
someone has anything to share. You can either
e-mail me and let me know and then I can give
you her snail mail address. Thanks--Betty
Interested in informtion about William Wilson
DOYLE (1823 - ?) and his ancestors. So far
all we know is that his father was William
DOYLE (1773 - ?) and his mother was
probably Catherine (1803 - ?). He m. Sarah
FLING (1835 - 1916) Dec 11, 1856 in
Highland Co. She was the dau of Solomon
FLING who was (1807 - ?) b. July 20 in
Loudon Co., VA. and his wife Mary Ann
BEVERIDGE (1813 - 1878). Have no further
information about either the FLINGs or the
BALDWIN, David and 2nd wife Margaret
Rees Ellis Baldwin moved to Highland Co.
about l809. Seeking info on David's parents
I am looking for documentation of the
parentage of George H. TURNER, who lived
in Highland Co. in the early to mid- 1800's.
He married Lucinda McKIBBON in Clinton
Co. in the 1830's.
I've recently learned of a possible connection
of my MOON line in Indiana with Moon's of
Highland County. Would like to hear from
anyone researching the name Moon; I'm happy
to trade info. Thanks!
Charles ELLIOTT (b 9 Dec 1811 PA) settled
in Highland Co. ca 1827-1830, married 12
Aug 1834 to Nancy T. SMITH (b 3 May 1814,
Highland Co., OH), daughter of Jeremiah
SMITH and Sarah FITZPATRICK, died 8
March 1892, buried in Prospect Cemetery,
Washington Twp. Children: Angeline (b 23
May 1835); Henry W. (b 22 Jan 1837, d 25
Sep 1862; md 25 Sept 1862 to Nancy G.
McCONNAUGHEY); Rufus O. (b 13 May
1840; d 11 Oct 1924; md 13 Oct 1864 to
Hannah A. VANCE); Clarinda Catherine (b 3
May 1842; d 14 Aug 1922; md 12 Oct 1865 to
John V. SANDERS). Searching for Charles'
I am looking for relatives of Absolom
STRANGE, buried in the Strange Cemetary in
Highland County. Some of his
children/descendents moved to Monroe
Township, Grant County, IN during the
presidency of Martin Van Buren. They
received land grants. Members of this family
married members of the Coulter/Nelson,
Estep/Baker, Walls, Day, Kennedy, Plummer
families from then to present times. If cannot
reach by e-mail ---- 611 North Locust St.,
Marion, IN, 765-664-0832.
Any information on the surname MILEY. My
father was HARLEY HOMER MILEY. Lived
in the GREENFIELD area most of his life.
Mother's name was ORA MATTHEWS not
sure of father's name. Please email with any
info. Thank you.
Researching William and Susannah
LEWELLEN and family William, Eliza Ann,
Nancy, Johnson, Sarah, Charles, Andrew
Jackson. arrive from VA in 1830's with
Susannah's parents Daniel and Sarah Tyler.
Eliza Ann married Edward Smalley in 1845,
later Samuel Murphey. Nancy married John
Murphey. Any information on LEWELLEN or
TYLER families would help greatly.
Searching for Henry WORLEY m. Nancy
Tansy 25 May 1802 Greene CO, TN, moved
to NC 1803 where son Zimri WORLEY was
born 23 Aug 1803, then to Highland CO, OH
by 1805 where Elizabeth WORLEY born. I
have not proven Elizabeth is Henry & Nancy
daughter. Other children possibly Hiram & Eli
and probably others. Henry died before 1819
when Nancy TANSY WORLEY & step-father
of children migrated to Monroe CO, IN.
Would like to hear from anyone with
information on this family. Thank you.
I am looking for any information on the
HYER/HIRE family. Sometime between 1833
and 1837 Job and Angeline Hyer moved from
Ross Co., to Highland Co., Ohio. Here my
Great-great grandfather was born. His name is
William E. Hyer (b. 12-1837). He left in 1856
and moved to Iowa. Anything pertaining to the
years in Ohio will be welcome. The above
information is all I have. Thank you.
Looking for others researching Gov. James
JOHNSON b. c1742 d. c1820 in Highland
County, Ohio. He married 1)Mildred
MOORMAN 2)Penelope ANTHONY. His
son James A Johnson b. May 1774 d. April
19, 1845 Highland County, Ohio. He married
Mildred Pate. All were Quakers.
HINSHAW: looking for any and all Hinshaws
(or Henshaw/Hanshaw/etc.). In particular,
looking for the parents of Elias HINSHAW
who married Sarah/Sally WILLIAMS Jul 4
1811 in Highland Co.