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HIGHLAND COUNTY QUERIES

VOLUME 5


Lula A. Price

Researching DUNN, MULLENIX, HART, KINCADE, WALLACE, PARKER, HETHERINGTON in Brown, Adams, and Highland Cos., OH. Particularly interested in William WALLACE bca 1800 VA ma 1830 Hannah Parker bca 1800 Brown Co., OH, signed by John WALLACE. Son William J. Wallace enlisted in Co A 70th OVI under name William WALLIS. Also looking for parents of Rebecca Ellen Kincade m Nathaniel DUNN Highland Co., OH.

Marilyn (Reeves) Doles

Searching for info: William REEVES, born 6/18/1870 at Port William, Clinton Co., Ohio Died at Athens State Hospital 1907. Info to where he was buried. Sisters: Lillie (twin), Nora, Martha, Elta, Anna, Litta. Brothers: Robert and David Lee. All resided in Clinton and Highland Cos., Ohio.

Marilyn (Reeves) Doles

Searching on info for REEVES and LITTLE families William Reeves, Lillie Reeves, Nora Swartz, Martha Weyrick, Elta King, Robert Reeves, David Lee Reeves, Anna Luck, Litta Parker. Leah Frances (Little) Reeves, Charles Little.

Becky Sievers

Looking for info on John MILLER b 9-23-1804 married Nancy EASTER b 1-8-1808. They married 12-25-1827 had 12 children, their first child C.W. Miller was born in Highland County OH. Their 4th child was my gggrandfather, Milican Miller b1-8-1834 married Sara ELSTON and had one child Ida Jane Miller b9-29-1857, she was my ggrandmother. Milican Miller was killed in the Civil War at the Battle of Kennesaw Mountian TN on 6-21-1864 he was 30 yrs. Ida Jane grew up in Johnson County KS. Any info would be greatly appreciated. THANK YOU

Mary D. Wood

I am looking for information on the family of Hezekiah and Delilah LITTLE who moved to Highland Co. from Hardy Co.,WVA sometime between 1850-1860. Hezekiah and Delilah with children: William, Rebecca and George residing in Paint Twnshp. in 1860. By 1870 Delilah is living with son, Adam and wife Sara and child James C. in Fairfield Twnshp. Daughter Rebecca married to William LONG living nearby. I believe that these men along with several others are working on the John WORTHINGTON farm. Delilah d. 28Oct1873 is buried in the Worthington Cemetery. Any information on this family or descendants will be most appreciated.

Carl Ray

ANDREW BANKS m. ELIZABETH MORROW (MARROW), Highland County. Looking for Andrew's parents, and any info about Elizabeth's family. Andrew was born 11/1/1850 in Ohio. He married Elizabeth 6/2/1876. We believe that her father's name was John. Any help would be greatly appreciated! -- Carl Ray

Marilyn (Reeves) Doles

Elias Miller REEVES (Reaves) b. 5/27/1818 near Jamestown, Ohio. Married Elizabeth McCONNELL 1839. Elizabeth McConnell: b.1817 near Paintersville. Elias & Elizabeth buried at Willettsville in Highland Co. children: George L., Margaret Ann, Elijah Baty, Ephram T., Absolom M., Mary Kathryn, Edna Jane, Martha Elizabeth.

Peggy Heard

Jacob LAYMAN was born about 1780 in VA according to the census, died 1858 in Highland Co. His 1st wife is unknown, but married 2nd time to Mary WEST, no issue by this marriage. His children were: Ann 1802-1879, married Henry S. CLOUD; Tavner 1805-1893; Elizabeth 1806- married Wm. JOHNSON; Laodice 1810- married John D. JONES, moved to IN; Nany 1812- married Dennis SANDERS; Joseph 1808- ; Silas 1815-1903; Mary 1818- married Samuel McKINNEN; & Amos. Who were Jacob's parents, sisters & brothers, who was the 1st wife? Willing to share & exchange information.

Lynn Jones Warren

James W. JONES b.1813, d.1888. Lived at Mayhill in Adams Co. Buried in Baptist Cem. on Adams-Highland Co. line. Wife Effe NANTZ/NANCE, dau. of Campbell and Elizabeth PALMER NANTZ. Would like to identify his parents -- was his father THOMAS? Would like to correspond with anyone working on this line.

Peggy Hammett

Seeking information about Marmaduke EASTLACK (born 26 March 1774, Gloucester County NJ, died 4 Feb 1863 Highland County OH) married Abigail BEAM 3 Feb 1803 Gloucester County NJ. Received 18 May 1822 at Lee's Creek Meeting (Quaker) and is buried Clear Creek Ohio. Abigail born 5 July 1781 NJ died 21 Dec 1862 Highland County Ohio. Need parents of Abigail Beam Eastlack. Do not know if she also was a member of the Quaker meeting. Any help greatly appreciated.

Jeanne Steel

BURBAGE, CROPPER, SMOCK, DAVIS, TRIBBY, MILLER, COLLIER, LEE, EDMISTON, ELLENBERGER, LIMING, FIELDS, REEVES, WILLIAMS, HIXSON, NEWBY, NEWMAN, LEIGHTLY, GILLESPIE, OGDEN, RANDAL, OVERMAN, RENO, POWNALL, JOHNSON, MOORMAN, RATLIFFE, ALBERTSON, PRICER, GRUBB, BENNER, BEAVERS, HASTINGS, COMPTON, ROSS, SHINN, SHORT, SHULTZ, STEEL/E, WALLACE.

Jeanne Steel

STEEL/E M. ELLENBERGER: James Marion Steel 1854-1936 m. Hepsie Ellenberger 1859-? Children: Mary Jane 1875-1955, Frank, Linnie Ellen m. NACE, Anna May 1881-1961 m. MURPHY, Margaret m. FOSTER, Cora m. BILLS, Nellie 1888-1966 m. BAILEY, Edward, Carl E. 1893-1920 m. Etta Faye ROSS 1889-1965, Roy. Anybody researching Steele/Ellenberger?

Jeanne Steel

ROSS. Looking for the family of Tom Ross b.c. 1850 Greenfield and m. Elizabeth ? Children: Fanny m. Johnson Strain, Scottie m. Edmonson, Anna m. Johnson, Minnie m. Clark, Nettie m. Johnson, Thomas, Vivian m. Massey, Mary m. Rhoads, and ETTA FAYE m. CARL E. STEELE. ETTA b. 1889 d. 1965 2m. William Henry Nicely/Kneisley. Very anxious to contact researchers on the ROSS/STEELE lines in Highland Co.

Jeanne Steel

BEAVERS/RENO. Looking for the family of Sarah Beavers c1785-1833 m. Thomas Reno 1809 in Louden Co., Va. Sarah 2m James Carlisle 1829 Highland Co. Reno/Beavers s. Sampson 1807-1894 m. Eleanor HASTINGS. Their s. George Washington 1836-1914 m. 1857 Nancy COMPTON. Trying to find ancestors and descendants of Thomas Reno m. Sarah Beavers.

Jeanne Steel

Looking for OVERMAN descendants!!! Overman family were early pioneers in Highland Co. and married Newby, Johnson, Pownall, Reno, Davis, Moorman, Harbor, Cowgill, Baldwin families. Would like to contact others to fill in these families.

Jeanne Steel

MILLER/DAVIS FAMILIES came to Ohio 1832 from Louden Co. Va. Married Shepherd, Thurman, Gall, Munda, Williams, Kilsoe, Brown, Crum, Pricer, Hixson, Cherry, Overman, Reynolds families. Would like to contact others searching these lines.

Jeanne Steel

FIELDS/REEVES/WILLIAMS/COLLIER Simon Fields m. Sarah Reeves and came to Ohio by 1796. Some Fields descendants lived in Highland Co. Looking for info on Richard b.c.1798 m. Jane Williams and lived in Highland Co. c. 1840. Any info on these families in Highland Co. would be helpful.

J. Stewart

MORRIS, David W. married Sarah Ellen SCAMMAHORN. Sarah was born 16 May 1848 in Highland County, OH, died 27 Jan 1935 in Greene County, OH. Had at least two children; Anna May MORRIS born 1 May 1874 in Paulding County, OH, died 1 Jan 1965 in Greene County, OH. 2nd child was Leona MORRIS. Need any further info on this family (excluding Anna May).Thanks

Freda P. Summar

Looking for any tidbit of info for my Highland County ancesters. Isaac WARDEN,married Susannah MILNER, Aug. 12, 1830...need a lead on their parentage, or anything else.

Christine Durkin

CREEK, Joseph b. circa 1776 married Susannah Gilbler b. circa 1785 in Ross Co. in 1803. They had their first child Joseph b. circa 1805 in Highland Co. next came Levi b.1806, Catherine b.circa 1810, Lydia b.circa 1813, Phebe b. 1812 , West (Wesley) b.circa 1815, Julia Ann b 1815, David b.circa 1819, Helen b.circa 1820, and Susannah b. circa 1821. Any one having or needing information on this family, or any Creeks in Highland County, please contact me.

Ardie Herbel

I am interested in exchanging info with anyone researching the BARNETT name in Highland County, in particular Madison Twp.and the town of Greenfield.

Marilyn Hill Mansouria

Anne ANDERSON (b ca 1812 MD) married on 11 October 1829 Stephen HILL (b ca 1810 ?PA)in Highland County OH. They lived in Jackson twp, Highland Co in 1830 -1840 - 1850, moved to Missouri by 1853. Seek parents, siblings of Anne ANDERSON. Was she related to Philip ANDERSON (b ca 1804 MD) married (1) Sarah J. and (2) Rebecca A. SPRINGER (24 June 1841 Highland Co). Was Anne ANDERSON and/or Philip ANDERSON related to James and John ANDERSON, both in Highland County in 1818, or to James ANDERSON Senior (b 1765) a Revolutionary War soldier married to Rachel; James died 6 Sept. 1850 in Highland County, buried Jackson twp cemetery. Please HELP!

Stephanie Borgman

PETTIJOHN/PETTYJOHN and LITTLE Researching John PETTIJOHN, died Ohio ca 1821, and his wife Deborah LITTLE, died Highland Co., Ohio, 1829. Am a descendant through their son James.

Jane Baird

Am looking for information on Stephen DEARDUFF and his wife Margaret SHOEMAKER who were listed in the 1850 Highland Co. census. Their 9 children were all born in Ohio before 1857 but the family was in Illinois by 1859 where Margaret remarried. Did Stephen die in Ohio? If so where and when? Who were their parents and siblings? Stephen was b. Va. cir 1810 and Margaret in Ohio cir. 1816. they were married 09/04/1834 in Highland Co. Lived in Brush Creek Twp. in 1850.

Dianne Dayhuff

Searching for info on Joseph B. MASON (1799-1867) who marr. Martha BURRIS in Highland County, Ohio in 1824. The family moved to Indiana by 1830. Would like to exchange info with anyone searching these MASON or BURRIS families. Have much to share.

Mariellen R. Cockerham

Looking for any information on the surname SOALE, SOALES, SOLE. Nancy Soale married Issac WADE prior to 1860. They had two children, Issac and Sarah. Sarah Wade married Edward White.

Norma Jean Shewmake

Need info on James William Brown b. 9-5-1841 in Highland Co.,Ohio. His parents were James and Elizabeth Cooper Brown. I need birth and death records, land records,etc.

Glenn Davis

Seeking information and documentation on Wrights in Highland Co., specifically John WRIGHT, his son Jonah, Jonah's son Pleasant, and Pleasant's son Thomas Lindley Wright. Also interested in learning about their wives' families -- Jemima HAWORTH, Sarah TERRELL, Eliza CUNNINGHAM, and Rose AIKEN respectively. These folk lived mostly near Leesburg, and earlier in parts of Clinton Co. which bordered and later became Highland Co. Desperately need to find parents of Rose AIKEN and Eliza CUNNINGHAM. Rose was born in Hillsboro, Highland Co., OH, and Eliza's family is from Ireland, possibly Belfast. Thanks.....

Mike Clem

Seeking information on the LEAMON(S) family, originally from PA.

J. Leisa Jernigan

Great news friends and Fellow FULTON folks. I finally got my husband to go upstairs and retrieve my old family papers from the Attic. I have my Paternal GG Grandfather's discharge papers from the Civil War, his obituary and his Father's will. I finally have more information on my elusive FULTON relatives. Here Goes:

(This info from John's will probated in Adams County Ohio on October 16, 1877. GGG Granddad John Fulton died on or about September 12, 1877 married Rebecca ROSS FULTON (no dates on the marriage or her.) John's Will also mentions a brother who had already passed on, Andrew FULTON.

John and Rebecca had 6 children 3 boys and 3 girls according to St. Clair Ross FULTON's obituary.

Children listed in John's Will are as follows:
1. Son St. Clair Ross FULTON
2. Son John (middle initial possibly a K.) FULTON
3. Son Albert (middle initial possibly G.) FULTON
4. Dau Eliza FULTON CLARK (Husband possibly Isaac Clark who witnessed the will.)
5. Dau Mary I. FULTON
6. Daughter not mentioned in Will ???

GG Granddad St. Clair Ross FULTON born abt. June 23, 1842 or 1845. I have some conflicting info between the obituary written by a friend of his and his Actual Discharge papers from the Civil War. He died December 29, 1929. In 1870 he married Clara MORRIS. Clara became sick and died January 1895. St. Clair and Daughter Emma then moved

Phil Theophilus

I am an adoptee and was told I was born in Hillsboro but my birth certificate says Greenfield. I can not find evidence of a hospital in either city. Is there a hospital in either town? I was delivered by a Dr. Kenneth Upp but can find no record of him either. Does anyone remember him or know how to locate him? Any info at all is GREATLY appreciated.

Bonnie W. Murphy

Looking for information about: William CLAY b abt 1845 Married Harrett UHLAND b abt 1842. Children: Adelbert CLAY b abt 1870; Cora CLAY b abt 1872 Married Lincoln TAYLOR; Edward CLAY b abt 1874; Carrie L. CLAY b 1876 Married Aldridge GRIMSLEY; Elba (Mood)CLAY b abt 1884. I know all the children lived in Highland Co in the 1940's except Adelbert.

Bonnie W. Murphy

In 1880 Highland Co Paint Twp census there was a Joseph GRIMSLEY b abt 1829 in VA and a George GRIMSLEY b abt 1836 in VA. Anybody looking for GRIMSLEY'S in Ohio or Virginia?

Kay Harrison Taber

Boeter/Booker BROWN m. Cassander CLEARWATER(s) on 11-16-1809 in Highland County, Fairfield Twnp, OH by Samuel Littler, Justice of the Peace. Looking for parents/siblings of Booker and Cassander. My husband descends from their son, Seth B. Brown, b. 2-11-1812; d.8-1851. Seth m. Minerva HAWORTH in 1832. Any advice/help appreciated.

Robin Trigg

Hi, I am try to find out more on a Mary Ann CHANEY who died around 1828 in Highland Co, Ohio, who her children were who she married??? does anyone know... I have been told it was David Warnock?? but cant confirm....

Ken Green

Looking for information on Prudence BRYAN b. abt 1817 KY d. abt 1895 Roundhead,OH m. 9 Mar 1835 Highland Co.,OH to John Morris SIMPSON. I am looking for her BRAY family. Any help would be appreciated.
Ken Green
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Tim LeForge

I would be interested in any information regarding the LEFORGE or LAFORGE name.

Dave Ockerman

Looking for information on the family of Daniel OCKERMAN Jr. who moved to Highland County approximately 1820 with his family. Daniel Ockerman Sr. died between 1820 and 1826 here and probably had been a minister at Sinking Springs Brethren settlement. Daniel Jr. and Sr. wives names were both Elizabeth. Children of Daniel Sr. that were married in this time period were: Patsy who married an Isaac LANDESS on 8-4-1825, Barbara who married a Henry LANTZ on 6-23-1821, David who married Margaret KINZER on 8-29-1822. Another daughter Elizabeth was married to Samuel WORKMAN, she died in Highland County on 8-12-1861. If you have info on any of the familys please contact.

Dee Townsend

HOLMES, John as found in 1830 Census, my 3 gr. grandfather thru his daughter Abigail C. Holmes b. 1825 Highland Co., Family left for Illinois before 1840, Am hoping to find more about John. Believe he was born Virginia. Thanks much

Barbara Mangum

Looking for ancestors and siblings of Richmond F. TERRELL who was born 21 April 1810 in Highland co. OH. He was married to Maria M. HANSELL on 7 August 1834 (but I do not know where). He died 14 May 1888 in Kokomo, In. Maria was born 10 October 1815 in Frederick Co. Va. and died 21 January 1869. Would appreciate any leads.

Rita Haynes

BLUE/BLEW-CARLE Looking for info on RUHAMA BLUE who md. LEROY CARLE ca. 1880. They lived in Greenfield, Highland Co., OH.

Vince Leibowitz

BUTLER, BEAVERS, MOORE, SPARGUR of Highland Co. Ohio.~~~I seek information on the ancestors and descendants of the fopllowinf individual: Margaret Abigail SPARGUR, b. 1852, Highland Co, Oh. Daughter of William W. SPARGUR and Mary Ann BEAVERS. Grandaughter of Joseph Wolfenbarger SPARGER & Abigail MOORE, and Andrew Jackson BEAVERS and Mary Ann BUTLER. I have info on the various children of each of these couples, but seek more information on their ancestors. Please respond to vpltz@boisdarc.tamu-commerce.edu


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