Searching for information on the family of
Mary POWLESS and Andrew SHAFER who
married 21 Oct 1830/Highland Co. Is John
POULESS (dca 1841/Highland Co) who
married Hannah BARNES 04 Oct
1834/Highland Co related to Mary
POWLESS? John POULESS is believed to
have been born in KY.
Would like help with these families: Thomas
SHAFER (b 1855) marrried Clara B. BAKER
ca1879/Highland Co. They had a son: Charles
Shafer (b 1879/Highland Co). Would like
death dates. Also would like death dates and
spouses for the children of Joseph M. Baker
and his wife Leticita Williams, all born
Highland Co: Olive P. (1896), Myrtle V.
(1898) and Truman (1899). Who did William
Farris (b 1862) marry? He was the son of
William S. Farris and Rachel Baker of
Highland Co. The younger William had a son:
Thompson A. Faris (b 1888). What happened
to Thompson Faris? Finally, Rosella Ellen
Donohoo (b 1870/Highland Co) married a
Fawley. What was his first name? Did they
have any children?
My Grandfather was born in Highland Co.
Would like more info on the following that any
body has, and I have info to exchange: David
Edgar ROGERS (b 22 May 1861/Hillsboro)
m 11 May 1887 Carrie Jane BARNES (b 08
Jun 1867/Table Grove, IL.Moved to KS and
settled in Woods Co OK); Robert Wilson
ROGERS (b 25 Jan 1822/Hillsboro) m 25
Nov 1851 Amanda Melvina BUNTAIN (b 23
Jun 1827/Richmond VA?); Robert ROGERS
(b 27 Dec 1786/Loudoun VA.or MD) m 26
Apr 1810 Nancy McFARLAND (b 1788; dau
of of Arthur McFARLAND & ?? WADMAN),
both are buried Hightop Cem. W of Samantha
OH; Thomas ROGERS (b 1765/MD?) mca
1785 to Sarah (Sally) YOUNG or WILSON.
Thanks, any family history will be
My ancestor, Avery Ann HOBBS, married
Jackson MASON and lived in Highland Co.
ca1850. They were from Brunswick Co. VA.
Also, James BROWN married Susan HOBBS
and may have lived in Highland, Gholson P.
HOBBS who married Lydia CLARK, and
Patrick H. HOBBS who married Jane
HETHERINGTON. Anyone who knows
anything about the HOBBS family of Highland
Co. please contact me. Thanks!
William & Emily Creed SERGEANT married
in Highland Co. in 1843, living there by 1850
Census: William C., Emily C., Lafayette D.,
Jasper N., M.A.E., and Wm. A. William was a
farmer and eventually had 3 more children:
Maria, Amos and John. William and Emily
were born (when?) in Virginia and need to
know who their parents and family were. I
appreciate any information.
I am looking for the Frank and Nancy
THORNTON family who may have lived in
that area in the mid-late 1800s. My
grandfathers siblings may have migrated into
Indiana. Do you have any info on them?
Thanks and God Bless.
Looking for ancestral info on Isaac WARDEN
and Susannah MILNER, b. OH ca1820-1840,
and settled in Highland Co.
I am trying to find information on the JAMES
family Highland Co. Any help you can give in
that direction will be appreciated.
Need information on Peter HOOP (abt
1751-71) and his brother John HOOP
(abt1765-?). Both came to Highland Co from
Shenandoah Co VA ca1800. I think they
located in Hamer Township. Children married
into the following families: MOORE,
GIDDIS, WALKER. Peter and John are the
brothers of my GGGGgrandmother, Susannaha
I am researching the COX family and need any
info regarding Clement Vlandingham Cox (b
1863/64) who m. Mattie CHEESMAN
[1872-1966]. They had 13 Children: Dell,
Jess, Arnold, Jane, Nelson, Clella, baby
deceased, Emma, Elva, Roy (b 26 Jan 1910),
Mernith, Betty and Oliver (my G-Grandfather:
29 Aug 1893/Bainbridge-07 May 1974), who
worked for the railroad. Oliver's last known
residence was in S. Charleston OH. He
married 22 Oct 1916 to Hazel Blanche Lee
(29 Apr 1899-29 Jul 1973; dau of Franklin
Lee and Etta Florence Smith [d 1903]. This
family was known to have lived in
Bainbridge-S. Charleston-Hillsboro area. I
hope I've helped someone and will receive
John POULESS of PA married 04 Oct 1834 in
Highland Co to Hannah BARNES (02 Feb
1805/PA-15 Oct 1891/Wells Co IN, dau of
John Barnes [b 19 Apr 1772/VA] & Christina
Jane Tederick [b 22 Sug 1779/VA] who are
buried in the Barnes Cemetery, Fairview,
Highland Co). John and Christina had ten
children: Jacob, Rosannah, Hannah, William,
Margaret, Peter, Charlot, Elizabeth, Teter and
Christina. Will exchange information.
Seeking descendants of John Henry
LAWHORN (b 1826) and married to Lyda A.
WALROND and Elizabeth F. EAST. Were of
Bedford Co VA and later Pike and Highland
Counties OH. Children: Mary F, Martha E,
Joseph H, Charles W, Julia M, Isaac L,
Nannie J, and James A LAWHORN. Several
of the family moved to Anderson IN.
My mother, Goldie NEWTON, married Elmer
C. FOX. Her sisters were Sophie (m. William
Winstel) and Edna (m. Frank Fore), and
brother was Raymond (m. Barbara Koebel
from Morrow OH). Their mother's maiden
name was HARRIS. I am looking for anyone
that has any history on them.
My Grandfathers lived in Highland Co in the
1800s, and I am looking for information on
their residences, wills, and historical activity.
George HOUSEMAN I and wife Margaret and
George Houseman II and wife Elizabeth Betsy
STROOP died and were buried in Roads
Cemetery. George II lived with his son
William (b 1805/New Market, Shenandoah
Co VA) in Ross Co, and William's wife was
Nancy THRASHER (from Bainbridge).
Please help me find out more about them.
William ABER married Rachel Jane
CHANEY (dau of Nathan B. Chaney and
Rachel Florence) 1873/Highland Co. Son:
Albert C. Aber (b 19 Jan 1874/ Highland Co).
Would like complete dates on the parents.
Who did Albert Aber marry? William F.
Chaney (son of Nathan B. Chaney) m.
Elizabeth (___) ca1892. What was her maiden
name. Son: Arthur Chaney bca1892. Would
like dates on William and Elizabeth Chaney.
Minerva BAKER (b 1856) married Rufus
Barton SCHOCKEY 20 Dec 1877/ Highland
Co. Would like exact death dates on them.
Children: H. Scott, Elizabeth G., and Walter
Elden, all b/Highland Co. Who did these
children marry? Also, Nathan Baker (b
1858/Highland Co, son of Joseph Baker and
Elizabeth Davidson) married Mary Zink.
Would like her dates. Did they have any
Looking for families of Martha REID (dau of
Barnet REID and Susannah STITLIN of
Brown Co) m. Lewis EVANS on 12 Mar
1832/ Highland Co. Martha also has sisters
Mary (m John EDMISTEN), Lydia REID (m.
Joseph Lumbeck), Dorcas, Rebecca (m Asa
REEVES) and Evangelina (m Eli REEVES).
Any info would be appreciated, I have info to
share on the REID family also. Thanks!
|Judy Lutz |
William GREENFIELD (b 16 Jan 1795) m.
Elizabeth CRAWFORD (d/o Alexander
CRAWFORDand Anna PIGMAN [d/o Jesse
and Sarah LUCAS PIGMAN]) in 1822
Highland Co. Is anyone researching this
GREENFIELD/CRAWFORD or LUCAS line?
|Cris West |
My WEST family is from Highland Co.
According to pension records, my
GGGgrandfather, Esquire WEST, was born
there July 5, 1809, son of William and Sarah
WEST. William was in the War of 1812 and
received land bounty in IN for it. Esquire
(Squire) was in Brown/Bartholomew Cos IN
by the Mex-Am War. He married Ranah
MATHIS/MATTHEWS in Bartholomew Co
IN in 1848. She was Cherokee. We have
assumed that Esquire was one also. Any
additional info will be helpful!
Leonidus Clayton CREED (daft 1923) m 30
Oct 1872/Highland Co to Mariah Catherine
Anderson (daft 1920). I would like to find
exact dates for them. They had two children:
James E. (m Della ____) and also a daughter.
Nathan B. CHANEY (b 1825) married Rachel
FLORENCE 1844/Highland Co. Children:
Margaret T., Sylvester, Amos M., Susan,
Mary Ann, Benjamin, William F., Sarah E.,
Rachel Jane, Emma, John A., and Lilly; all
were born 1845-1870. Would like further
details on the children, their spouses and
birthdates for a family book.
Martin D. PUCKETT m 14 Feb 1860,
Highland Co to Nancy Florence (dau of
Thomas Florence and Mary/Polly
SPRINGER). What happened to this couple?
Did they remain in Highland Co? Did they
later move to Illinois?
In Sonner Cem. Highland Co is buried Annie
E. Florence, wife of William, d 07 Jan 1896.
Her death is also recorded in Highland Co. Is
she the same as Ann E. Kelly (b Nov 1837, the
wife of William Florence [b 29 Sep 1836, son
of Thomas Florence and Mary/Polly
Springer])? Did Ann E. and William Florence
have any children? Lewis Coffman (b 1835)
was married to Mary Florence 1862/Highland
Co. Children: Orissa and a son born 12 Dec
1869. Orissa Coffman m. Charles A. Lyons in
1888. Would like futher details on this family
for a Springer family book. John Springer (d
1843) and his wife Rebecca Stockwell (d
1860) were early settlers of Highland Co.
They had many descendants who have lived in
Highland Co. Am preparing a book on the
Springer family and will be happy to exchange
family group sheets. Newsletter also available
for Descendants of Dennis Springer and Ann
Prickett. Have much data on earlier
generations to exchange.
(1) Jacob KRETZER/KRATZER m. Margaret
Florence 19 Mar 1870/Highland Co. They had
a son: Ira Walter Kratzer (b 08 Nov 1872).
Would like birth and death dates on these
individuals and further generations. I do have
earlier generations to exchange. (2) Samuel
Brown m. Sarah M. Florence 07 Feb
1864/Highland Co. Children: William M. (b
1868), Bertha (b 1873), Thomas (1876-1884),
and another Thomas (b 1884). Would like
further spouses and deaths dates on these
individuals. (3) Martha Jane Florence (aka
Jennie) m. Richard O. Wood 24 Jan
1864/Highland Co. They had at least two
children: Henry (b 1874) and Carey (b 1880).
Would like to exchange details and data on
Searching for REX or EZERAH GIBSON.
Died in auto accident in or around Hillsboro
in the 1980's I think. HE lived around
Hillsboro and is buried there. He was born
around 1916. THANKS
Any information, especially dates and
ancestors, for (1) Roy WHITING (dca 1964);
(2) Roy's wife Fay (or Faye) MILLER
WHITING (dca 1959); (3) Homer JULLIARD
(dca 1930); or Homer's wife Emma Marie
RHODES/RHOADS JULLIARD. All four
lived in Highland County, OH.
JAMES DARNELL (b. 1765) lived in Paint
Township, Highland County, OH from about
1818 until 1828. His son, SANFORD
DARNELL was born there in 1818. I would
like to trade information with anyone who has
knowledge of this family.
GEORGE and RUTH (KIDD) MICK lived in
Highland County, OH from about 1820 until
1850. I would like to correspond with anyone
who knows of this family.
Looking for information on my great
grandfather. He was William COX, from
Lyndon, OH. His wife's first name was
Cynthia. Looking for his father's name or any
Help! I am looking for information about
David Miller EWING. He was born in 1845,
married 1868, died 1915. I know that he was
married in Clinton county, that His mothers
name was Hatty something. His father died in
1854. I know that there was a James Ewing
and Hetty that were married in 1843 in
Highland County. Does David Miller Ewing m
Irene DEWEESE sound familiar?