Feb. 1998 Queries


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BLON posted by Joan Schweter on Sunday, February 1, 1998

Looking for information on Jacob BLON d. 1/10/1917 in Portage Co.


STEWART posted by Dennis Norton on Sunday, February 1, 1998

Looking for Archibald STEWART, b. approximately 1805, Portage County Ohio. Possibly Trumball County Ohio prior to formation of Portage County. Moved to Oxford Ontario, probably in 1820's.


POTTS posted by Danielle Zoellner on Tuesday, February 3, 1998

POTTS.Looking for parents and sibilings names etc. of my grandfather George Earl POTTS. b. Sept.15, 1903 in Kent, OH. My mom knows nothing of her fathers family and desparately wants to learn of them. Any and all information will be greatley appreciated. Thank you in advance.


HUGGINS, MARTIN posted by Kitt Carroll on Friday, February 6, 1998

James MARTIN b. 1807 Ohio m. Hannah J. Unknown b. 1814 Ohio Philipp Martin b. 1837 Ohio Urias Martin b. February 8, 1839, Ohio, deaf mute Ephriam Martin b. 1840, Ohio Luther Martin b. 1842, Ohio Hannah J. Martin b. 1845 William L. Martin b. 1847, deaf mute John Martin b. 1856, deaf mute Frank F. Martin b. 1859, deaf mute Hannah J. Unknown might be Hannah HUGGINS who married James Martin Feb 24, 1825 in Portage County.


SHARPNACK, WHITACRE posted by Frank Spencer on Friday, February 13, 1998

SHARPNACK, WHITACRE I am looking for information about my Greatgrandfather Frank N. Whitacre and GGreatgrandfather John H. Sharpnack. Frank died about 1895 leaving his wife Mary Elizabeth Sharpnack Whitacre and 3 small children in Portage County. The 1900 census shows Mary and her Father John Sharpnack living in the same house without Frank. Frank was born 1860 in unknown location and John was born April, 1833 in Pennsylvania. I am looking for their ancestors. Thank you. Frank Spencer


CHAMBERLIN, PALMER, SWEM posted by Cheryl Nelson on Friday, February 13, 1998

PALMER, SWEM, CHAMBERLIN: I am looking for information on George W. Palmer, son of Resolve Palmer and Mary Swem, b feb 26, 1838 in Ohio. He married Jelina O. Chamberlin, b July 10 1843 in Twinsburg, Portage Co., OH, on Dec 25, 1865 in Twinsburg, Portage Co., OH. Thanks


ARNOLD, HOLLISTER, WELTY posted by Jim Arnold on Friday, February 13, 1998

HOLLISTER, Julia married Peter WELTY in Portage County, Ohio 1/1/1838. Daughter Harriet (my ggrandmother) married Henry ARNOLD of Coshocton, Ohio.


BERRY, GRADLESS, GRAYLESS posted by Donald GRADELESS on Saturday, February 14, 1998

Searching for descendants of Nathan GRAYLESS of Portage County Ohio and for descedants or information on Alexander & Matilda (GRADLESS) BERRY of Marion and Portage Co Ohio.


GREEN, PHILLIPS posted by Tommy Green on Sunday, February 15, 1998

I'm researching a Benjamin GREEN that appears in the 1840 Ohio Census in Portage Co. The one I'm looking for was born about 1800 in Connecticut and married Louisa PHILLIPS, also from Connecticut. Children of Benjamin born in Ohio include: Benjamin Jr, John Wesley, Elias, Miranda, and Jasper. Any help would be appreciated.


DEWITT, KNABB, LEE posted by Roberta Nelson on Monday, February 16, 1998

Looking for the LEE family that was in Ohio (County unknown) from late 1850s to probably early 1870s. The family includes: Henry M. LEE, wife, Hester KNABB LEE, and children: Harriet, Alice, David K. DEWITT, Minerva, Bessie B. Bessie LEE was only child born in Ohio (abt 1859-60), the rest were born in Pottstown and Reading, PA.


ADELHART, CUMMINGS, KOHLER, MAY, STAAB posted by Melissa Thompson Alexander on Monday, February 16, 1998

MAY, KOHLER, CUMMINGS, ADELHART, STAAB. Do you have any Adelhart’s, Staabs, Cummings, or Kohlers? I have Anna Marie Adelhart, b 26 Feb 1867,daughter of John Adelhart and Elizabetha Staab. I have no other information on them other than Annie married my g grandfather, George Gregory May, in Taylorville, Christian Co, IL in 1889. Annie and George settled in Shelby Co, IL. Meanwhile, my other g grandfather, John Peter May, married Rosa Mary Cummings in 1894 in Shelby Co, IL. Rosa’s parents are Anthony Kohler and Barbara Cummings. I have do birth date’s or place of birth for these three. John Peter May’s mother was Matilda Kohler, who was born in 1839 in Portage Co, OH-so Anthony could have been related to her-but I do not know any more about her either. Both John and George May came from Portage Co, OH. Melissa Thompson Alexander mada@cmc.net www.familytreemaker.com/users/a/l/e/Melissa-T-Alexander/


KLINE, MAY posted by Catherine Renschler on Tuesday, February 17, 1998

John KLINE (son of Peter KLINE) married Margaret MAY (daughter of George MAY) 11 Aug 1847 in Portage County. Have information on ancestors and descendants I will share.


CACKLER, DAILEY, MYERS, NIGHMAN, STEWART, TUCKER, VANN, WALKER posted by Karen Barnard on Thursday, February 19, 1998

I am researching the family of Adam NIGHMAN (b. 1764) and Elizabeth (Betsey) MYERS (b. 1772). Their children married into the families of CACKLER, TUCKER, MYERS, WALKER, VANN, STEWART, AND DAILEY. I would like to contact others researching this family. Thank you.


MORRIS, TRIPLETT posted by Carolyn Triplett on Friday, February 20, 1998

Looking for any info on William TRIPLETT and Sarah MORRIS. Married in Portage Co., 1844. Moved to Indiana about 1858. Have Indiana info to trade.


ALLEN, BASSET, DOTY, HOLLISTER, SOUTHARD, STURTEVANT, WILLSON posted by Pete Wilson on Sunday, February 22, 1998

Please contact me if you are researching this family of Ravenna, OH. Andrew WILLSON (1835-1911), a Universal Church minister born in Crawford County, PA, m. Francis A. DOTY (-1863) in 1858, then m. Sara N. STURTEVANT in 1862. Andrew was son of Hugh WILLSON & Hannah ALLEN of Crawford County, PA. Francis was daughter of Horace S. DOTY and Lucy M. BASSET, granddaughter of David DOTY, Jr., and Betsy HOLLISTER, his 1st wife, and great granddaughter of David DOTY and Hannah SOUTHARD. David DOTY, born 1741 in Wareham, MA and died 1817 in Sharon, CT, was a lieutenant of Burral's Connecticut regiment in 1776, was appointed wagon master general of Gates' army.


JONES posted by Michele Hawkins on Wednesday, February 25, 1998

Hi, I am looking for Rowland (Roland) JONES. He was in the county in 1840 and again in 1850 for several years. He was born in Wales in 1797. His wife was Hannah JONES (yes,that is her maiden name) I am especially looking for church records. In PA they were Presbyterians but may have been Methodist in OH. I am not sure. Thank you, Michele


CONVERSE, ISAACKS, PERRIN posted by Ramon Thompson on Friday, February 27, 1998

CONVERSE, William Royal. Born Feb. 16. 1773 in Killingly, CT and died July 25, 1851 in Kent, OH. Father was Edward CONVERSE, Jr. and mother was Phebe PERRIN. Married Esther ISAACKS Feb. 14, 1802 in Dalton, MA. Esther ISAACKS was born in MA 1783. Am looking for place and date of death for Esther ISAACKS. Thought to be buried in Kent, OH. William Royal CONVERSE buried in Stow St. Cemetery. Also need date William Royal CONVERSE purchased land in Portage County.


JAGGER posted by Bruce Lasher on Saturday, February 28, 1998

Daniel Jagger and Aaron Perrin Jagger came to Windham , Portage County, Ohio in 1815 . A sister , Sarah Taylor, settled in Aurora . Any other researchers on this family?

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