Darke County, Ohio, Genealogy

Queries for December 1996


HARTER, MANUEL posted by Robert Harter on Monday, December 2, 1996

Seeking information on the family of Elizabeth MANUEL, b. 20 Oct 1868 d. 9 Jun 1895. Married Albert HARTER 21 Nov 1883. I believe her parents to be Henry and Marion MANUEL, but have no further information.

HARTER, TEAFORD posted by Robert Harter on Monday, December 2, 1996

Seeking information on the family of Rebecca TEAFORD (1832-1919) who married Josiah HARTER 13 Jan 1853. I believe her parents to be Jacob TEAFORD (1798- ) and Elizabeth --?--, but have no further information.

KUNKLE, PETRY posted by Robert Harter on Tuesday, December 3, 1996

Seeking information on the family of Jacob KUNKLE, b. 30 May 1817 d. 5 Mar 1883, Married Magdelena PETRY. According to census records he was born in PA - (possibly Bedford Co.?)

NULL, WHEELER posted by Clemmie Weist on Tuesday, December 3, 1996

Looking for info on Francis WHEELER who married Rosa NULL abt. 1900. Children Blanche Wells WHEELER, Russell WHEELER, Clarance WHEELER, Hurbert WHEELER and Walter WHEELER.

BOOTH, DAY posted by Laurie Pelayo on Wednesday, December 4, 1996

Looking for descendants of John DAY and Catherine BOOTH who settled in Darke County about 1832/34. Sons Henry, George, John Jr., Samuel and Solomon. John died in 1850 and was a resident of Patterson Twp.

MAREBACK, MONBECK, SHAWVER, SHRAWVER posted by Sharon Inskip on Thursday, December 5, 1996

Looking for information about the SHAWVER (or SHRAWVER) family located in Butler Twp., Darke County, Ohio, on the 1830 census. Christopher SHAWVER (b. 25 Mar 1796 Germany; d. 3 Mar 1890 Monroe Co., IN) m. 15 Nov 1821 Germantown, Montgomery Co., OH to Clarissa/Clara MAREBACK (or MONBECK) (b. 15 Nov 1804 OH; d. 24 Feb 1893 Monroe Co., IN). Children: Margaret, Jacob, William, John, Elizabeth, Christina, Cathrina, Levi, Marten, Joseph, Christian, Eunia, Amanda, Flora.

SMITH, THATCHER posted by Cindy Gant Sopko on Monday, December 16, 1996

Would love more information on Lydia Ellen SMITH who married Nathaniel THATCHER on Nov 3, 1864 in Darke County, OH. Lydia was born in Preble County on July 2, 1846. Wanting to know her parents and more. Thanks. [You can also email me at]

LEPHART, STRUKOFF posted by Bob Lephart on Friday, December 20, 1996

Decendants of Augustus LEPHART and Catherine STRUKOFF. Farmed in Darke County based on the 1850 census. Their children were: Henry, Elizabeth, Sarah, Josiah, Lavina, George and William.

BRANDON, MICHAEL, ROBESON posted by Nancy Plowman on Friday, December 20, 1996

Anyone out there decended from Allen P ROBESON b c1845 Darke Co.? He was married to Mary A BRANDON then Sarah J MICHAEL. Children were Clara Effie (my ancestor), John Thomas ROBESON, Margaret ROBESON, Noah ROBESON, Mary Lou ROBESON (may have married a Mr LAW).

COULTER, DAVIS posted by Kathy Le Comte Lupton on Monday, December 23, 1996

Need any info on Joseph Warren DAVIS and Elizabeth (Lizzie) J. COULTER. They were married in Preble County on 2 August 1876. Joseph was born circa July 1854 and Elizabeth was born circa 1856. They were in Lawrence County, Ohio, in 1880 census with 2-year-old son, Chelsie. In 1883 son James Clarence DAVIS was born in Darke County, Ohio. Third son, Charles, was born circa November 1884. Elizabeth died between 1884-1893. Jospeh married again in 1894 in Morrow County, Ohio. In particular would like to know their parents and siblings.

ANDERSON, MICHAEL, ROBESON posted by Tom Robeson on Monday, December 23, 1996

Looking for parents of Allen Pierson ROBESON born in Paulding Co., OH, in the mid 1800's died in Lucas or Wood Co., OH, in @1940's he married Sarah Jane MICHAEL of Paulding Co. She died in Convoy, Van Wert Co., OH, @1950's. To this union was born Noah Franklin ROBESON born 1888 in Paulding Co., OH, and Nellie ROBESON. Noah Franklin ROBESON b. 1888 Paulding, Paulding Co., OH, d. 1944 Van Wert, Van Wert Co., OH, married Goldie May ANDERSON b. 12-15-1891 Mercer Co., OH, d. 12-16-1992 Van Wert, Van Wert Co., OH. To this union were born Norma Lodema, Mildred May, Helen Iona, Francis Ilene, Vera Joan, Franklin Pierson, and Noah Junior ROBESON.

FOWLER, REDDICK posted by Woody Bolton on Wednesday, December 25, 1996

I'm looking for information on Joseph Seth REDDICK who married Nancy FOWLER circa 1827 in Butler Co., Ohio. They moved to Preble Co. and lived there until circa 1856 when they moved to Indiana and then on to Andrew Co., MO. Joseph was believed to have had a brother named David Reddick. The Reddicks immigrated from Ireland to PA then to Ohio. He had 10 children; 3 died in Preble Co. and are buried at Hopewell Cemetery. Any information on Reddick or Fowler will be greatly appreciated.

CLAIRY, CLAREY, CLARY, WARRING posted by Libba Johnson on Sunday, December 29, 1996

Searching for parents of Patience (Patia) CLARY/CLAIRY b. 9 Feb 1827 Greenville, Darke County, OH. She married James Lawrence WARRING 29 Mar 1842. James Lawrence WARRING was b. 14 Jan 1819 in MD. He and his brother Francis WARRING left MD and settled in Darke County, OH. Seven children were born to James Lawrence WARRING and Patia CLAREY while they were living in Darke County, OH. By the 1870 Census, they were living in Lowndes County, MS. The Census records show that both Patia CLAREY's parents were born in Ohio. Would appreciate any info on the CLAREYs or WARRINGs.

CURL, RICHARDS, SWISHER posted by Carol Marston on Monday, December 30, 1996

Happy New Year. I have spent a lot of time searching for a Jacob SWISHER and wife Rachel CURL SWISHER in Clarke Co., Ohio. I now believe that they were in Darke Co. Can any one help me? I especially am interested in the 1818 or 1820 papers that show that Rachel was given custody of several children that were perhaps Jacob's by some previous or ? marriage. Possibly children of Rosanna RICHARDS. If any one has any information that they can look up or share with me I will glady reciprocate. Thank you so much.

BATTERN, BATTON, CONAWAY, CONWAY posted by Janet M. Hradsky on Tuesday, December 31, 1996

James M. CONWAY/CONAWAY was born @1831 in Miami Co., Ohio. He married Emeline BATTERN/BATTON on October 8, 1853 in Jaysville, Darke Co., OH. They had the following children: Samuel J., James Andrew, John W., Charles F. and Harrison. Emeline died January 26, 1909 in Greenville, Darke Co., and James M. died August 14, 1862 in Delisle, Darke Co., Ohio.

MILLER, WISE posted by Joe Rogers on Tuesday, December 31, 1996

Daniel WISE, spouse, Mary MILLER, Darke County, their son Joseph Albert WISE (b 1873, M:1910, D:1942), married by a Greenville, OH, Minister of the Gospel.

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