Darke County, Ohio, Genealogy

Queries for January 1997


ACKERMAN, BANTA posted by Curtis Warner on Thursday, January 2, 1997

I am looking for information about Albert BANTA. He settled in the area now known as Banta's Fork in Preble County with his parents in about 1800. His wife was Mary ACKERMAN BANTA.

GARRETSON posted by L. A. Harney on Thursday, January 2, 1997

Descendants of Gideon GARRETSON b abt 1776 in New Castle, DE. Children were: Elizabeth, Henry, Mary Ann, Sarah, Gideon, Joel and James White.

RENNELLS, REYNELLS posted by Phyllis Rennells on Saturday, January 4, 1997

Searching for any info on this surname known to have been in Darke County prior to 1850. Will welcome any connection to other RENNELLS researchers.

OLDING, ROSENGARTEN, VANDENBUSCH, VON DOMLIN posted by Dan Hemmelgarn on Saturday, January 4, 1997

Decendants and ancesters of Peter ROSENGARTEN & Regina VANDENBUSCH. VANDENBUSCH mother was Von DOMLIN. VANNDENBUSCH first marriage was to OLDING with children Henry, Ben, Peter. ROSENGARTEN daughter Anna born 1890.

LUCAS, ROBBINS, WAYMIRE, YOUNT posted by Jeannine Stallings on Sunday, January 5, 1997

David LUCAS settled in Twin twp, Darke Co., 1816 near bro-in-law Richard ROBBINS (md. Rebecca YOUNT). David md. 1806 in Montgomery Co., Ohio, to Rachel YOUNT dau of George and Rosannah WAYMIRE YOUNT. Who are David's parents?

BAKER, DISHER, HART, HARTMAN, ROOF, TRIMMEL posted by Mona (Lenker) Wright-Shay on Monday, January 6, 1997

I am searching for family connections in Ohio: ROOF, HARTMAN, HART, DISHER, BAKER, TRIMMEL.

BROWN, BURKET, KING posted by Kimberly King on Thursday, January 9, 1997

I am looking for information on the family of Samuel D. KING (died 1937-39) and Catherine BURKET (1882-1971). They had three children - David E. KING, Hiriam Henry KING, and Mary E. KING. Samuel and Catherine divorced and Catherine remarried a Dorsey BROWN (sometime before 1920). Dorsey and Catherine BROWN ran a nursing home in Bradford for many years. Anyone with information on these names is encouraged to contact me.

ZOLLMAN, ZOLMAN, ZUMBRUM, ZUMBRUN posted by Art Reierson on Saturday, January 11, 1997

ZUMBRUN and ZOLMAN/ZOLLMAN families need any or all info.

CONNER, CONNOR, HANSEN, HANSON posted by Claudia Cameron on Sunday, January 12, 1997

David CONNER, arrived about 1810, traded at Ft. Greenville 1811, and later traded on the Mississinewa in Indiana before settling in Grant Co., Indiana. David may have had a brother John who left Darke before him. David may also have had two marriages: one in Ohio, and the other in Indiana. Any CONNERs of this vintage are of interest, and any relationship to both Conner and HANSON (or HANSEN) is of special concern.

BRADY, DEAN posted by Trudy Ward Johnson on Monday, January 13, 1997

Who were parents of John D. BRADY? He married a lady by the name of Jane DEAN. Who were her parents? And when were they married. Anyone researching these two family, would like to exchange information.

HARMONY, HOLE, MUNK, VOISARD posted by Hugh Williams on Tuesday, January 14, 1997

Researching Joseph VOISARD (b. ca. 1827, France) and Mary Jane HARMONY (b. ca. 1834, PA). They married in Shelby Co., OH, 11 Mar 1855. Their children include Harrison (b. ca. 1856), Elizabeth (b. 9 July 1857), Joseph (b. ca. 1859), John (b. ca. 1863). Elizabeth married Jacob MUNK in Shelby Co., OH 1874. John married Emma HOLE in Darke Co., OH.

KAYLOR posted by Debra Bell on Thursday, January 16, 1997

Need the genealogy of the KAYLORs of Darke County. Did they come from Western Pennsylvania?

FAUGHT, MERCER, REIDHARD posted by Maggie Deitsch on Thursday, January 16, 1997

Seeking any info on the Joseph & Mary REIDHARD family. I am especially interested in Alois REIDHARD B:1854 D:1942 who married Mary MERCER (FAUGHT) B:1852 D:1936. Siblings included: Christina, Caroline, Mary & Peter. I have the census for 1869, 1870, 1880. In 1900 Alois was an inmate at the Mercer Co. Infirmary, info regarding that?

BATTEN, BATTERN, CONAWAY, CONWAY, COX posted by Janet M. Hradsky on Friday, January 17, 1997

Searching for parents of Sarah COX born @1811. She married August 12, 1831 to Samuel CONWAY/CONAWAY in Dayton, Montgomery Co., OH. Their son James M. was born @1831 in Miami Co., OH and married Emeline BATTERN/BATTEN on October 8, 1853, Faysville, Darke Co., OH and their daughter, Elizabeth CONWAY/CONAWAY was born @1841 in OH.

BIGHAM, RODABAUGH posted by Dawn R. (Bigham) Hathaway on Wednesday, January 22, 1997

Joseph D. BIGHAM married Lydia RODABAUGH Dec. 23, 1841 in Greenville, Darke Co., Ohio. Need info on Lydia's birth date, where, and death date and where. They had two boys, Samuel and William, need birth date and death date and where they died. If anyone knows Joseph BIGHAM's, mother's maiden name and father's name.

FRENCH, HERCULES, LENKER, MITCHELL, OSBORN, ROBERTSON, ROSS, WHEELER posted by Mona (Lenker) Wright-Shay on Friday, January 24, 1997

I am searching for information on the LENKER family that lived outside Rossburg, Ohio. In particular: William Henry LENKER b. 22 Oct. 1868 who married Minnie Alice WHEELER b. 17 Dec. 1871. William Henry LENKER was born in Pennsylvania and moved to Darke County, Ohio. Minnie was born in Allen Twp., Darke County. I am particularly interested in Minnie's ancestors. The family names in the WHEELER background include; HERCULES, FRENCH, ROBERTSON, OSBORN, ROSS, and MITCHELL. Best Wishes.

DARCUS, MONG posted by John D. Mong on Saturday, January 25, 1997

MONG and DARCUS. Perhaps my ggrandfather/mother. Have record in family Bible with burial in Holsapple Cemetery, Darke Co. No other info available.

HARRIS posted by Bob Harris on Sunday, January 26, 1997

James HARRIS his wife Mary, Christopher, Catherine and Isaac were in York Twp. of Darke Co. in the 1850 Census. Where in New Jersey did they come from and where did they go after 1850?

BURKHARDT, FARLEY, INMAN, KONST, MCCRARY, RADEBAUGH posted by Cathy Hayden on Tuesday, January 28, 1997

Adam BURKHARDT, Miler City, Ottawa, Putnam County, Ohio, German birth, and a stone mason; wife named Frances; children nameD: Louis, Theresa, Caroline, Joseph, Elizabeth, Henry, Martha, and John. Adam's religion unknown. Looking for following information; record of marriage, both Adam and Francis died within 3 days of each other, Why? Francis' maiden name, father's and mother's name, other family? Caroline married to L.F. KONST October 8, 1861. Their children's names are: Frank, Charles, John, Joseph, Louis, Martha, Rudolph, William, and Matthias. Elizabeth was married three times: H. RADEBAUGH, William MCCRARY, and Mr. INMAN. Martha was married to John FARLEY, a farmer. Frank KONST was the proprietor of a brick and tile factory. the name was "Continental".

MOORE posted by Bertrand K. Macpherson on Friday, January 31, 1997

Seeking descendants in Ohio for William MOORE, 45 in 1880, who was b. in Indiana. He lived in Hollansburg, Darke Co. Census shows wife, Mary, 46, children: Mary J., 22; Elwood, 15; Elizabeth, 13; John, 9; George, 7; and Estella, 3. William was a carriage and wagon maker, father of my wife's grandfather, Allison V. MOORE, b. 1862 but not listed with fam. in 1880. Would like to contact any descendant or researcher of this family.

APPLEGATE, VANLUE posted by Lynn E. Applegate on Friday, January 31, 1997

Descendants of Richard J. APPLEGATE and Susan Jane VANLUE. Lived in Darke County, Ohio and member of IOOF in Ansonia, Ohio around 1900. Daughter Hattie H. APPLEGATE, sons Elsworth E. and Edward Evertt APPLEGATE.

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