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Queries Vol. 5

HIGHLAND COUNTY QUERIES

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L. Hall

Seeking info on Lewis LAWSON (b 1836/37) m. Kathyrn Francis HODGES who had son John (b 08 Feb 1891).

Millie Alexander

William SERGEANT (b 1820/VA) m. 1843/Highland Co. to Emily CREED. Two children are buried at Prospect Cemetery, Washington Twp/Highland Co: Matthew M. Sergeant (b 1864/Highland Co-1864 [two days old]), and one has no name (bca 1857-Mar 1858). Need to know how to get the first name. Does anyone research Prospect Cemetery? Any information on this family is appreciated.

Chet Heaston

Seeking info on Jacob HIESTAND Sr and Jr, listed as white/male/residents/+21 yrs of age on 07 Jun 1811 in Brushcreek Twp/Highland Co, or their descendants. Thank you.

James H. Murphy

Seeking info on Hargles "Hector" MURPHY (1751/Antrim Co Ireland-17 Sep 1835; bur Redkey Cemetery) who m Cathrine McCLOUD (1764-1 Sep 1836). Their son, Andrew (1797- 25 Aug 1834; bur Redkey Cem) m 28 Jun 1821 by John Chapman to Mary CHAPMAN. Their son James Alexander (11 Jun 1828/Buford, Highland Co) m 19 Jan 1854 Eliza Ann CRABB (d 02 Sep 1893) whose son George Washington (b 12 Aug 1866/Adams Co) m. 02 Dec 1886 Ella POND (d 10 Feb 1945). Their son, James Alexander (b 13 May 1892) m. 31 Dec 1913/Peebles, Pike Co to Margaret Pearl WHITE (b 13Nov 1893, dau of Preston P and Jennie (WRESTLER) WHITE). Any information on any of these persons would be greatly appreciated! Would also like any info on location of Redkey Cemetery, and an area or stream called Smokey Row or Smokey Run.

Marilyn Hill Mansouria

Searching for origins of John HILL (bca 1760; mca 1799 Rebecca SEMANS) who resided Jefferson Co. in 1809; signed power-of-attorney document in Washington Co. on 24 Jul 1809, and settled in Highland Co. by 1812. John HILL may have been related to Robert HILL (b 1761 County Down/Ireland; m Rosamund WELSH) who served in PA militia in Rev. War and moved from Washington Co. PA, to near Steubenville/Jefferson Co. OH, in 1806.

Louise Gaskill

I am seeking any information about Isaiah ROW/ROWE (b 17 Nov 1756) and Jesse ROW/ROWE (b 21 Jan 1755). They settled in the Fayette/Highland Co area. Local genealogy states that they are brothers. I have found Jesse in Louisa Co VA with parents but there is no Isaiah. Does anyone have information on these two?

Hugh Williams

Seeking information on Samuel McCOLLUM (ca1830/OH-1877) and his wife Mary Ann STULTZ (ca1830/OH-1871) and their family. They married in 1850/Highland Co. Children born 1851-1870: William, George, Alfred, Sarah, Martha, John, Laura, Benjamin, Anna, and James. Found family in 1860 Eagle Twp/Brown Co. OH; also found in 1870 Winchester Twp/Adams Co. Samuel and Mary Ann are buried in Winchester Cemetery, Adams Co.

Mary Tolliver

Seeking information on the family of John B. JONES. Wife: Sophia E. (Evans) Jones. Children: Charity Ann (b 1870), Joseph A. (b 1871). Any information would be helpful.

Kathleen Rizer

Would like to exchange information on this family: Lewis BISHER m. 1865/Highland Co Ruhanna BAKER. Children: Edwin (1866), Jacob (1867), Mary A. Garman Bisher (1869), Ellie (1874) and a daughter (28 Feb 1880). The Highland Co. birth records do not list the name of this child. Who was she?

Kathleen Rizer

Seeking information on these persons: Edward Alonzo SHAFFER and his two wives: Minnie BAKER and Flora Baker; Jacob REDKEY m. Sarah STOCKWELL; Alex McNEALY m. Elizabeth 'Mellie' DONOHOO; John Philip Asper Donohoo m. Louisa Belle FENNER; Humphrey ROBINSON m. Catherine Ann Rebecca Donohoo; John FAWLEY m. Agnes COCHRAN; Edward L. GOMIA m. Evadean D. FARIS. Would like to exchange data on these families.

Sandy Gesler

Looking for info on Clayton Smalley SETTY/ZETTI (bca 1857; son of John [d 1865/Highland Co] and Lovinia SETTY) who married Isadora HUBBARD. Their daughter, Louiza May SETTY was born 1881/Adams Co. Isadora HUBBARD's mother might be Catherine HARTER. Does anyone know anything about the SETTY/ZETTY/HUBBARD/HARTER families?

Sandy Gesler

Looking for info on Henry Clay WHITE (25 Dec 1830-30 Nov 1915/Highland Co; son of Samuel WHITE [d 1868/Adams Co] and Catherine (Katie) PARSON) who married Emily Jane ALLEN in 1854. He had at least 6 children between 1861-1876. He lived in Adams Co 1870-1880. Does anyone know anything about the WHITE/ALLEN/PARSON families?

Lula A Price

I am researching Hannah Parker (bca1800; dau of John M [?] PARKER) who married William WALLACE in 1830/Brown Co. Supposedly she had a brother: George PARKER in Highland Co.

Melody Mallory

I would appreciate information about ACHOR/HART surnames. Specifically anything relating to Homer ACHOR b. 1872 in Highland Co....was a farmer. Married Jennie HART b. 1876 in Clinton Co. Her parents: John HART & Mary Ann Morrison b. 1853. Thanks -- Melody

Gail Murphy

Need information on Michael MURPHY, born September 15, 1852 (possibly 1853 or 1854). Son of Stephen and Ellen Murphy who left Ohio to go to Wisconsin by 1858. Possibly, Stephen Murphy's parents, Michael and Ellen Murphy, remained in Ohio. Would also be interested in information about Michael and Ellen. Thank you.

Carolyn Carpenter

Looking for Sarah F. NEWTON who married Charles B. YOUNG on Dec. 19, 1844, in Highland Co., OH. Died in 1910. Need ancestors for Sarah Newton and Charles B. Young.

Carole Kranack

Names: EDGINGTON, SHAFFER, MURPHY, O'DONNELL, DAVIDSON, STROUP, RHOADS, ROADS, RHODES, ROUSH, RAUSH.

Carole Kranack

Any information about David SHAFFER & Eliza Jane EDGINGTON married 1854. Their daughter, Mary Elizabeth Shaffer, married John Foster MURPHY. Is anyone researching these lines?

Marti Combs Harrington

 CHALFONT/HARRIS: Looking for living descendants of Nathan Hunt Chalfo(a)nt and Adaline Knight Harris with which to share information. Children of Nathan and Adaline: Clara Ellen m. Mahlon Haines; William m. Eliza Pavey; Mary Jane m. Robert S. Eyre; Clotilda A. m. Christopher Lazenby; Ida Belle m. Lewis Durnell; Lenna Hester m. Lindley M. Smith. Thanks ever so much for any information.

Rene A. Retterer

Looking for any information on Harley Franklin BAKER, born Highland Co., 20 Sep 1894. His parents were Isaac BAKER and Effie McCLOSKEY.

Leroy Jackson

I am looking for details on John William JACKSON, b 24 Aug 1863, in Surry Co., NC, m Sally HORTON on 27 May 1854, in Leesburg, Highland Co., OH, and d 2 Jan 1916 in Sidney, IA. I believe Sally's parents were Ira Horton and Ann ALLEN. John's parents were John Jackson and Marthy OGLESBY. Any information you might have would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.

The Absalom Family

The family of Caleb FALKINBURG went to Highland Co. about 1820. They came from Monmouth County, New Jersey. I have no information on this branch at all. Would appreciate any probate or deeds records.

Charles R. Tolle

I am looking for information on the HUGHES family. Mainly, I am interested in finding the parents for Wesley HUGHES (born about 1817 in Ohio) and Mary "Polly" HUGHES (born abt 1830 in Ohio). Wesley HUGHES married Catherine LEWIS (before 1840). Likewise, Wesley's sister Mary HUGHES married Zachariah LEWIS in Brown Co. July 8, 1824. Both families can be found in 1850 in White Oak Twn. Before they move to Adams Co. Moreover, John MAHAFFAY, 91, is living with Wesley in 1850. I have more information. Would like to hear from anyone working on HUGHES/MAHAFFAY families around Highland/Brown/Adams!

Marilyn D. Doles

William REEVES born 1870, married to Leah Frances LITTLE. Son of Elijah Baty Reeves, married to Amy McDANIEL. Elijah and Amy buried at Willettsville Cemetery.

Marilyn D. Doles

Info requested on William REEVES - (1870-1907) Looking for place of burial. Died at the Athens State Hospital, Athens, Ohio.

Melanie Pendleton

Looking for information about George MYER (MIRE) b. 31 Aug 1818, Ohio. George married Rachael (SNYDER) b. 29 Nov 1822, Ohio. They married 10 Feb 1842, Highland, Ohio. Any info. please e-mail.

Hope Coslett Pees

Searching for information on William POLAND born February 25, 1792, Monmouth County, New Jersey. He died Janaury 2, 1865, Hendricks County, Indiana. Son of John POLAND (1754-1823) and Sarah Smock BENNET. William Poland married Mary SWADLEY, daughter of Nicholas SWADLEY (1770-1847) and Elizabeth HEVENER (1771-1826).
Children:
1. Matilda POLAND born about 1810.

Sonya Jaques

STEWART - Looking for a James Stewart born in Scotland 1790 and died in Hillsboro, Ohio; Highland Co. Think he married a Elizabeth STEEN on 13 July 1824. They had four children: Noah, 1828; Harmond, 1829; William Peyton, 1930; and Elizabeth. I believe that Noah and his wife Alciuda died in Ohio. Harmond and William Peyton went to Mo., the whereabouts of Elizabeth (their sister) is unknown. In the 1850 Census William Peyton STEWART and his wife Margaret SHAW were living with her parents in Concord, Ohio; Highland Co. They had seven children: Justus Henry, 1851; Amanda I, 1854; William Beecher, 1859?; Margaret A., 1861; Lilian, 1867; Lizzie L., 1869; and Anna. I believe Margaret SHAW died in Ohio, and then the family members moved to Almartha, Mo. Ozark Co. One of their seven children is my second-great grandfather, William Beecher STEWART, he was born in Fairfax, Ohio in Highland Co. around 1858-1861.

Any information on these people or perhaps any books of cemeteries in the area would be helpful. Thank You.

Judy (Dalton) Chastain

My g-g-g-g grandfather was Samuel Dalton. He was born in Pittsylvania County, VA in 1792. I know that he married Ludah Mustain on July 9, 1809. Sometime after that he moved to Hillsboro, OH. I know of three of his children. I have indenture papers on Drury, a son that he left there when he went to Knox County, IL. I also believe he had at least two other children Avery, and Lucy, who is my g-g-g grandmother. I would like to know if anyone knows of any other family he may have left in Highland County, OH. I have found a girl Celah, and a daughter Zoe, but cannot authenticate them to be his. If anyone can give me any help I would appreciate it.

Mike Chapin

Am looking for information on the following families from Hillsboro, Highland Co.: OGDEN, SNIDER or SNYDER, CONWAY.

Mildred Slavens

Looking for descendants of DAVID WELTY, who moved to Highland County in 1811. His wife was MARY BROWN, and their children were: DANIEL WELTY, ABRAHAM WELTY, DAVID WELTY, CATHERINE WELTY, MARY WELTY, ELIZABETH WELTY, JACOB WELTY, SARAH WELTY, AND ANNA WELTY.

Kathy Smith

I am doing STRAIN family research, and have reason to believe that the Strains I am seeking lived in Highland County, Ohio circa 1800. I am looking for a Thomas Strain, who later moved to Illinois. Any help would be appreciated.

William L. SLOAN

Does anybody have information on a John SLOAN of Highland County, Ohio in the 1800's? Could he be related to George and William SLOAN of Clearmont County, Ohio?

MaryAnn Dark

Josiah REED married Lucy SUMNER (b.@1820, Highland Co., OH) on January 16, 1840 in Highland County, OH. Her parents were Absalom SUMNER and Priscilla JACKSON. Who were Josiah Reed's parents and siblings?

Claudia Cox Welton

SMITH, Rice (b. abt 1832) listed in 1880 census in Lynchburg, Highland County with wife Hannah J., children MaryEtta, Jennie, Charles D., and James.

Dee Sterne

Trying to find out any information on John W. STERNE who lived in Highland County in Jackson Township in 1870 and 1880. Need to find out more information on his wife, Sirdassa. Trying to find out if this was a second marriage. Also, seeking when he died. Any Sterne information appreciated. John was my great great grandfather. Thanks!

Greg Bender

Looking for info on my great grandmother: Mary Margaret McMEEKIN of Belfast, OH, b.5/1854 wife of Enos TANNEHILL also Belfast. m.8/5/1885 in Hillsboro. Her father Jackson McMeekin believed to have owned hotel Belfast. Father b. 1820; d.4/11/1890. Mother Nancy b.5/27/1822 d. 3/4/1893. Most of above are buried old Belfast cemetery. Any help appreciated. Thanks in advance.

Laura Mattingly

JOHNSTONE - Looking for information on Rev. Thomas Johnstone, who died in Highland Co., OH in 1817. He came from Prince George's Co., MD and Bedford Co. PA. Had a son Joshua and daughter Charity. Any information greatly appreciated! Contact Laura Mattingly at matingly@kdsi.net Thanks!

Mark Gillispie

Would like to compile a list and ancestry on the HARVEY families that came (and left) Highland Co. OH in the early part of the 1800s. My link would be Thomas Lewis HARVEY came in the 1830s left 1850s for Highland Co. IL. Thomas Lewis HARVEY was the son of John and Sarah (LEWIS) HARVEY of Franklin Co. OH and Bedford Co. PA. John HARVEY was the son of William HARVEY and ????, Sarah (LEWIS) HARVEY was the daughter of Eli and Ruth (FOSTER) LEWIS.
Anyone that would like with questions or information to share please E-mail me at PROTEUS999@AOL.COM

Joyce Thiemann nee Thompson

THOMPSON - My sisters & I began our research almost two years ago. We have been rewarded with a good deal of information, however, it seems that we have hit a brick wall with our ggg grandfather - Josiah Thompson! The information we have is that he and his son, William (1), came to Clinton County, Ohio "in the early day". His son William - b.1798 in Pa. or De., d. 1876 - Wilmington, Ohio, had a son, William (2) b. 1836 - Wilmington, Ohio, who had a son, Wilson - b.1878 Wilmington, Ohio. d. 1939 - Celina, Ohio, who had a son, Wayne Howard Thompson, b.1909 - Harlan, Indiana, d. 1976, Dayton, Ohio. Wayne was our father. Any information you could share regarding any of the above would be greatly appreciated - but Josiah is our mystery man! IF Josiah was born at about 1773ish, he might have lived until the mid-1800's, some mention of Highland County was found. Many thanks, Joyce Thiemann nee Thompson


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