Darke County, Ohio, Genealogy

Queries for April 1997


CRUMRINE, GRUNDY, LEPHART, LYTLE, NOLL, RANK, SARGENT posted by John H. Ronk on Friday, April 4, 1997

Looking for Descendants of William and Mary Magdalena (NOLL) RANK, and also of William's second wife, Christianna(?). William was born 1805 in Lancaster, Pa., and died in Darke Co. Includes surnames CRUMRINE, LEPHART, LYTLE, SARGENT, GRUNDY and RANK. Thanks for your help. John H. Ronk

CASSEL, HEMMERICH, INGLE, KAUTT, MILLER, MOHLER, MOYER, NUTT, THOMPSON posted by Bobbie Nicholson on Sunday, April 6, 1997

I am seeking information on a Fred/Frederick or George F. KAUTT. A George F. KAUTT shows up on the 1880 census for Darke Co. Ohio. I know that he is from Germany and may have come to Ohio between 1870-1880. His spouses name was Rosella (MILLER) KAUTT. He moved to California-date unknown -and is buried there. His children: Edward b. Nov.30,1868 (probably Germany) m. Margaret HEMMERICH in Ohio.died Nov. 26, 1951; Ella m. Unknown THOMPSON; Elizabeth m. John MOHLER; Lucy m. Jesse INGLE; Emma m. Ed CASSEL; William m. Laura NUTT; Albert. Ella THOMPSON and Elizabeth MOHLER are also buried in California. Fred's grandaughter-Edward's daughter Alma Catherine KAUTT b. Aug. 1/1901 m. Everett Ray MOYER b. June 18, 1904. Any information on Fred's family or Edward's family would be appreciated.

COLLINS, WILLIAMS posted by Joyce Finch on Sunday, April 6, 1997

Susan Emma COLLINS b ca 1851 m. Gideon WILLIAMS, Children: Sarah b 1869, Flora A b 1871 Darke County Ohio, Hattie E b 1874 Darke Co. OH, August b 1877 Darke Co. OH. Who were Susan's parents and where was she born? Were David and Susannah WILLIAMS the parents of Gideon WILLIAMS? Gideon was born ca 1845 and is listed in Darke Co OH in the 1870 census, with his wife, Susan and daughter Sarah.

HART, SULLENBARGER posted by Rick Ackley on Wednesday, April 9, 1997

Descendents of George Michael SULLENBARGER (b-1846 in Fairfield County; d-1917 in Darke County) and Catharine HART (b-1851 in Darke County; d-1926 in Darke County). Married in Darke County in 1870.

WILCOX, WILLCOX posted by Larry Stephen Wilcox on Friday, April 11, 1997

Looking for Asahel WILLCOX about 1832 to 1834 Darke County, Ohio. Migrated by wagon train to Liberty, Clay County, Missouri. Wife Levina born: England Children Edwin WILCOX born: Ohio, Eunice Ovilette WILCOX born: Ohio, Asahel B. WILCOX, born: Clay County, Missouri.

GREEN, JONES, WADE posted by Nancy Taxman on Friday, April 11, 1997

James R. (Ruben) GREEN married Elizabeth Ann JONES in Darke Co., April 24, 1859. James was born in Boston, 1828, ?parents. Elizabeth daughter of James JONES and Nancy WADE, who were born in -- Ohio, ? dates. James and Elizabeth Ann GREEN had one daughter, Nancy Ursula GREEN, August 25, 1860, Darke County. James joined the Ohio Infantry Co H., Reg. 110, in New Madison, Ohio, August, 1862. He was discharged in 1865, died at Illinois Soldiers and Sailors Home in Quincy, Ill. 1889. Any info on their parents or other data greatly appreciated.

NEAVES, NEVES, SCHTECHTY posted by Teresa Neaves on Sunday, April 13, 1997

NEAVES/NEVES: Need info. on Hetty NEVES who married Christian SCHTECHTY, 1839, Darke Co. (or any NEVES/NEAVES of Ohio).

HUNT posted by Larry Hunt on Sunday, April 13, 1997

HUNT from Toledo, Ohio.I live in Darke County but may not be related to the HUNTs here.Please send info on Glen(n) Russel(l))HUNT, Emma, or Melvin HUNT to me.

BYERS, GARST, HUFNAGLE, MICHEAL, SEBRING posted by Shirley Hunt on Sunday, April 13, 1997

HUFNAGLE, BYERS, SEBRING, MICHEAL I am from Darke County.These are my grandparents last names.They also lived here.I believe I am also related to the GARST family. Please send any questions or info. to me.

AVRA, NEAD, STUMP posted by Carolyn Avra on Sunday, April 13, 1997

I am looking for information on William S. AVRA b. March 14, 1875 in Preble Co.; d. March 11, 1952 Knox Co. Indiana. I would like to know about his first marriage. I believe he married Aura(?) date unknown and she may have died in childbirth. He then married Cora May NEAD (1877- 1964). These marriages were probably in the late 1800's and before 1905. William's parents were Albert and Cora STUMP (no dates). I would welcome any info on them as well. Thank you for any information you may have.

RODGERS, ROGERS, SPARKS posted by Emily Irons Rogers on Sunday, April 13, 1997

Looking for information about Nathan Washburn ROGERS or RODGERS, b. 7 April 1818/19 Delaware Co. Ohio. m. Jane SPARKS (daughter of Solomon SPARKS of NC) 20 April 1839 in Wells Co. IN. Nathan Rogers d. 24 Nov 1895 Huntington Co. IN. having lived in Wells Co./ Huntington Co. IN. since 1839. His obituary in the Indiana newspapers report his birthplace as Delaware Co. Ohio, but no mention of his parents. Can anyone help ? Thank you.

ANDERSON, BRANDON, BREWER, LOWE, MICHAEL, ROBESON posted by Tom Robeson on Wednesday, April 16, 1997

Looking for info on ggrandmother's family. Sarah Jane MICHAEL d. Van Wert Co. m. Allen Pierson ROBESON on 5-14-1875 in Paulding Co. They had 2 ch. Noah Franklin ROBESON (m.Goldie May ANDERSON) and Mary Elizabeth ROBESON (m. Charles BREWER and Chester LOWE). Sarah had a son Thomas MICHAEL (buried IOOF Cemetery Convoy,OH) before she married Allen. Allen came from Darke Co. Did Sarah come from same area? Allen was m. before to Mary Jane BRANDON. Any info would be greatly appreciated.

BRIGGS, CLARK posted by Jean H. Pizarro on Friday, April 18, 1997

John CLARK is found in the 1850 Darke Co Census with wife Hetty and daughters Nancy, Mary and Tacy. I want to confirm a marriage record I found of a John CLARK and Hester BRIGGS on 5-20-1841 as being the same people as the John and Hetty in the census. Is "Hetty" another name for "Hester"? If so, then I have confirmed that my gg-grandmothers maiden name is BRIGGS? Please contact me if you can help with this name or if you know anything about the BRIGGS family line.

SLADE, WEAVER posted by Wally Garchow on Friday, April 18, 1997

John SLADE married Eliza Ann WEAVER in Preble Co., OH, in 1831. Both died in Darke Co. I have ancestry, but am following descendant lines for publication on John's grandfather.

BLOCHER, BROWN, BUNCH, GIST, MILLER, STOCKSDALE, THOMAS posted by Bill Shaffer on Saturday, April 19, 1997

John BROWN, b. ca. 1785 Baltimore Co. MD died ca. 1845 in Darke Co. Married 1804 in MD to Gemima STOCKSDALE. Both believed to be buried at Cedar Grove Cemetery. Moved to Darke Co. in 1817. Children: Elias b. 1804 in MD married poss. Elizern BUNCH; John b. 1807 in MD married poss. Nancy GIST; Edward b. 1807 in MD (twin of John) married Mary Magdalene BLOCHER; Charles b. 1819 in Darke Co. married Emily THOMAS of Wayne Co. IN; Elisha BROWN, b. 1819 in Darke Co. (twin of Charles; yes, two sets of twins!), married Nancy THOMAS, poss. sister of Emily. All of the above, I think, lived in Harrison Twp. Also a cousin to the children above. Lloyd BROWN, b 1807 in MD, lived in German Twp., Darke Co. married Rachael MILLER.

BRUMMET, BRUMMIT, EMERSON, LAMBERT, WILLSON posted by Geraldine Knapp on Sunday, April 20, 1997

Searching for parents of ggrandfather John BRUMMIT b 1806, KY; listed in US census 1840, Darke Co, Harrison Twp; US census 1870, Darke Co, Harrison Twp, p22, family 239; US census 1880, Darke Co, Harrison Twp, p203, #16 marr 13 Feb 1834 to Sarah WILLSON, Darke Co, OH; marr 2nd to Julia Ann EMERSON LAMBERT, 25 Nov 1847, Darke Co, OH; children: Riley F. LAMBERT BRUMMIT; Sophia Ann LAMBERT-BRUMMIT; Sylvia Ann BRUMMIT; Isaac BRUMMIT; Eli BRUMMIT (my grandfather). Date of death of BRUMMIT, John and burial site is also desired.

GARST, SARGENT posted by Scott Nicodemus on Monday, April 21, 1997

I am looking for the marriage between Anna GARST and James SARGENT. I would also like to know who the parents and siblings of Anna GARST were. I've been told that she is one of the daughters of the GARST family of Greenville Ohio, and that this marriage was protested by the father.

COX, MALCOME, SHOWEN posted by Cynthia Cox on Wednesday, April 23, 1997

John COX was born May 14, 1775, poss VA. He married an Ann on December 10, 1798. They had ten children- James b August 30, 1799, Daniel b March 25, 1802, Greenville, Drake Co., OH , John b March 4, 1805, Samuel b August 25, 1807, Joseph b March 03, 1811, Warren Co., OH (he marr. Edna MALCOME), Jane b Oct. 14, 1814, Edward b January 25, 1816 in Hamilton, OH, marr Sarah SHOWEN, Hamilton b April 3, 1819, John Salmon b Dec. 13, 1820, Mary Ellen b Aug. 23, 1822. This family lived in Ohio, Indiana, and later some went to Minnesota.

DEAN posted by Paula Woodhouse on Saturday, April 26, 1997

Seeking any information on parents of brothers Matthias and Aaron DEAN, who settled on Greenville Creek, Darke Co., in the early 1800's.

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