Darke County, Ohio, Genealogy

Queries for May 1997


BROWN, WHITE posted by Bonnie Johnston on Friday, May 2, 1997

Searching George R. and Mary (WHITE) BROWN in Darke County early 1800s.

MARCUM posted by Bonnie Johnston on Friday, May 2, 1997

Where is Thomas MARCUM, d. after 1870, buried?

CARNAHAN, HATFIELD, HUNTER, REED posted by Joan Carnahan Carlin on Sunday, May 4, 1997

Need info for James HATFIELD and Lucy REED or HUNTER and their offspring. Their dau Lodema HATFIELD b 1839, Darke Co. Lodema m Martin Christopher CARNAHAN b 1838, Darke Co.

CARNAHAN, LAUREMORE, MARTIN posted by Joan Carnahan Carlin on Sunday, May 4, 1997

Need info for Christopher MARTIN and Elizabeth LAUREMORE and offspring. Daughter Catharine MARTIN m Elias Langum CARNAHAN 1828, in Darke Co. Elias CARNAHAN was b 1804, Darke Co.

BRIGHT, MORGAN posted by Jim Morgan on Sunday, May 4, 1997

Looking for birth and death records inc. obits on: Willard MORGAN b. 6-28-16 and Holly K. BRIGHT d. 6-6-85

BAKER, HINEBAUGH, POE, ZIMMERMAN posted by Judy Hull on Thursday, May 8, 1997

Rebecca HINEBAUGH married Isaac ZIMMERMAN in PA. Had two children that I know of Amanda and Mary. Amanda ZIMMERMAN married Joseph C. BAKER in 1877 Darke Co. OH. Amanda and Joseph BAKER had five children: Josiah who died at age 8, Solomon, Daisy Amanda, Lydia and Ada. Joseph's Parents were Henry BAKER and Elizabeth POE. Elizabeth POE's parents were George POE and Catherin ?. Henry and Elizabeth BAKER died in Darke Co. and are buried at Mote Cem. Joseph and Amanda BAKER moved to MI. Need information on ZIMMERMAN and HINEBAUGH.

SAWYER, SLADE, WESTFALL posted by Tally Kadlecek on Thursday, May 8, 1997

I need info on William WESTFALL and Rachel SLADE who lived in Darke County Ohio. They were married in Montgomery Co in 1813. Jacob SAWYER and Hannah WESTFALL were married in Darke Co Ohio in 1836. I am looking for Rachel SLADE's parents and Jacob SAWYER's parents.

LORING, WILEY posted by Jocelynne McCall on Friday, May 9, 1997

I have some information on Thomas and Isabel (WILEY) LORING who were married in Darke Co. 12 April 1828. There were other marriages between LORINGs and WILEYs during that period of time. I will be glad to share what information I have.

HERVEY, MILES posted by Dottie Lewis on Saturday, May 10, 1997

Jothan Clark HERVEY, b. 8 Mar. 1842 in Butler County, OH, but lived most adult life in Ansonia, Darke County, OH. Married Hester Ann MILES abt 1866, probably in Kentucky. Seeking parents of Jothan Clark HERVEY.

MAL, PITSENBARGER posted by Wally Garchow on Saturday, May 10, 1997

When Allen PITSENBARGER died in Darke Co., OH, 22 Oct 1920, the information on his death certificate was provided by "Rosa Mal" of Van Wert Co. "Rosa" MAL (? hard to read) was probably a married daughter. Does anyone have information on her, her husband, or her children?? Thanks in advance.

BORDER, BRANDON, CELESEIUM, EDWARDS, PELESEIUM posted by Donna M. Wood on Sunday, May 11, 1997

Looking for information on great-great grandparents: Isaiah N. EDWARDS (married to) Mary BRANDON (had daughter) Emma EDWARDS, born Jan. 16, 1868, died Jan. 12, 1941, in Fayette Co., IN. Levi BORDER (married to) Martha CELESEIUM (or PELESEIUM, records were hard to read) (had son) Henry I (or J) BORDER, born April 17, 1865, died June 20th, 1930, in Fayette Co., IN. Emma EDWARDS (married) Henry BORDER and had many children, one being my Grandfather -- Dewey BORDER born May 21,1898, in Darke Co., OH. Any information or links would be greatly appreiciated.

BEARY, BEERY, MELLOTT posted by Ruth Patrignani on Sunday, May 11, 1997

Looking for parents of Barbara BEARY (BEERY) b 1816 Darke Co., Ohio. She married George MELLOTT 1844.

KETROW, NICHOLS posted by John T. Nichols on Monday, May 12, 1997

Ellen KETROW married Elmer NICHOLS of Union City, Darke County, OH, in 1880. Looking for her parents, grandparents, siblings, etc.

STONEROCK posted by Robert A. Stonerock on Friday, May 16, 1997

Researching the first STONEROCKs to arrive in Ohio in the early 1800s. William STONEROCK of Ross Co. 1805, George STONEROCK of Pickaway Co. 1820, and Samuel STONEROCK of Darke Co. 1821. How were they related? Where did they come from in Pa? What did they change their name from?

AUKER, BROWN posted by Sid Babcock on Friday, May 23, 1997

Looking for any information about a Andrew Jackson BROWN born in Marysville (Union County), Ohio in 1847. He married a Sarah Elizabeth AUKER from Darke County, Ohio on Dec. 5, 1875 in Jay County Indiana. Any information about Andrew J. BROWN would be greatly appreciated. Thank you

SIMPKINS, STOPHER, WALKER posted by Rose Adams on Friday, May 23, 1997

Looking for the STOPHER family! John Wesley STOPHER b. abt 1836, Knox Co. Ohio, he married Margaret Jane SIMPKINS, on 5 Oct 1856 in Allen Co. Ohio. Margaret Jane SIMPKINS was born 3 Jan 1834, Knox Co. Ohio. John's father was Henry STOPHER b. abt 1812 in Pennsylvania. He married a Phebe WALKER from Virginia on on 12 Feb 1835. She was born in 1819. Hope someone can help me add to this info. Thanks, Rose Adams

ASHLEY, BYERS posted by Ann F. Andersen on Saturday, May 24, 1997

One of my collateral ancestors, Elizabeth ASHLEY, wife of Elisha BYERS, died 13 July 1851 and was buried at Delisle, Darke County, OH. In which township is Delisle as I wish to have the cemetery records checked?

MOTE posted by Jean Ladd on Sunday, May 25, 1997

Need to make contact with anyone who has "any" knowledge of the following listed below: E. V. MOTE Photographers, Greenville, Darke Co., OH, and also listed in Uniontown, IN. Any clues for connections to this family/descendants will be appreciated. I understand the brother of this person was a portrait painter in the area.

DAVID, DURBIN, HERVEY, MILES posted by Dottie Lewis on Sunday, May 25, 1997

Joel B. HERVEY, b. at sea 1800-1820?? m/Elizabeth DAVID or DAVIDS of NJ, had several children, only know of one, Jothan Clark HERVEY, b. 1842 in Butler County, OH. Jothan married Hester Ann MILES of KY, dau. of Levi MILES of VA and Catherine (DURBIN) MILES. They had 6 children: Emma, Julia, Henry, James, Benjamin and Charles J. Need to know parents of Joel B. HERVEY and Catherine DURBIN. Children were born Darke County, OH. Family lived on farm in Darke County, Ansonia, OH. Any info about the HERVEY's needed. Thanks.

ALLES, REED posted by William Reed on Monday, May 26, 1997

Looking for information on William REED married to Olive ALLES, son Jesse Howard REED b: abt 9 Jul 1881, brothers Robert REED and William REED Jr. Looking for dates on and any other brothers/sisters/cousins and links to anyone in the family.

DAUGHERTY, PRAY posted by Dan Parry on Monday, May 26, 1997

Hezekiah PRAY was in Harrison twp, Darke county on the 1850 census. His wife was Nancy, and later Iowa records suggest her name was Nancy Jane DAUGHERTY. Nearby families in 1850 were Stephen PRAY and Stephen PRAY Jr. Looking for marriage information for Hezekiah and Nancy. Also looking for connection between Stephen PRAY and Hezekiah.

BROCK, BURKHOLDER, KOCHER posted by Mark R. Hammons on Thursday, May 29, 1997

Charles Elmer KOCHER, born Poplar Ridge, Darke Co., Ohio, Aug 1, 1876, married Ada BURKHOLDER in 1900, in Darke Co. Her parents were Hiram BURKHOLDER and Martha Esther BROCK. Need info on the BURKHOLDER and BROCK families. Hiram BURKHOLDER was in the 100th Indiana Infantry during Civil War. He is buried, along with two of his wives in the Abbottsville Cemetary. Hiram BURKHOLDER may have been a constable in Arcanum about 1900.

SWANK, VANCE posted by Teresa Kidd on Thursday, May 29, 1997

Looking for information on Emma W. VANCE b. August 25, 1844 in Darke County and married to Hiram SWANK. Father's name is Curley? VANCE (record containing name is difficult to read). Thank you.

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