Darke County, Ohio, Genealogy

Queries for July 2000


KENT, MYERS posted by Leo G. McAtee on Sunday, July 2, 2000

Jacob MYERS born in Darke Co in 1841. Married Elizabeth KENT born in Darke Co., OH in 1845. Jacob was in 95th Ohio Reg. in the Cival War.

FRYAR, FRYER, WEAVER posted by Sue-2 --?-- on Monday, July 3, 2000

I am looking for any information on Elizabeth WEAVER or George FRYAR / FRYER who married 1820 in Darke County and later moved to Indiana.

NEWELL, RHODES, SMITH posted by Mary Marling on Tuesday, July 4, 2000

Minerva NEWELL, born December, l4, 1834 in Darke Co., Ohio, married March 20, 1851, at Mariam, Grant Co, Indiana, to Edward B SMITH, born August 15, 1833, Randolph Co., Indiana. Minerva's #2 child, May Emily SMITH RHODES is my great grandmother. I would appreciate any information about Minerva's family.

MEDFORD, STUMP, WIGGINS posted by Don Medford on Wednesday, July 5, 2000

Charles MEDFORD married Ruth WIGGINS Apr 03, 1814, Franklin Co., OH. Their children moved to Darke Co. OH. Their grandson, Albert Russell MEDFORD, married Cora Ellen STUMP May 12, 1911, Darke Co. OH. Would like to connect with other MEDFORD researchers.

BEANBLOSSOM, MERKEL, STEPHENS posted by Kerm Goda on Wednesday, July 5, 2000

I'm seeking to contact descendants of (1) George and Fianna (MERKEL) BEANBLOSSOM and of (2) Samuel L. and Margaret (MERKEL) STEPHENS. Both families were in Darke County as late as 1920. Any information on these two families of deepest interest! Thanx.

BAKER, TROUTWINE posted by Stacy Marlow on Wednesday, July 5, 2000

I am looking for TROUTWINEs in Pitsburg and Arcanum. Most are buried at Mote Cemetery or Abbottsville Cemetery. I know Jacob (b. 12-28-1821) and Christina (b. 9-23-1827) TROUTWINE had a daughter Susannnah (b.1862), who married a David BAKER (b. 10-17-1859). I am looking for information on brothers and sisters of Susannah and their descendents.

SUMMERS posted by Summers Larrick on Thursday, July 6, 2000

My grandfather Merle Greeley SUMMERS was born in England and moved to the Ohio area to be raised by his uncle and aunt upon the death of his parents. He was born in 1889 and who have moved in the early 1900s. Looking for any information.

SLICK posted by Laura Inwards on Monday, July 10, 2000

My gg-grandfather was William SLICK. He was born about 1833. I believe his parents to be Isaac and Jemina SLICK who were listed in the Darke County, OH, 1850 census. They lived in Bedford, PA, until moving to Darke County, OH, in the 1840's. By 1860 they had moved to IL. Anyone with info. on SLICK family originating in PA and then migrating to OH?

CUMMINS posted by Donald G. Shafer on Monday, July 10, 2000

Anthony CUMMINS lived in Darke Co., Ohio, according to the 1870 census. His wife's name was Rachael and living with them was a son Valentine. He also had sons John, George, and William. Anyone have any info. on them.

BRADFORD, CUMMINS posted by Donald G. Shafer on Wednesday, July 12, 2000

My Thomas BRADFORD died in the 1870's. He was living in Shelby Co., Ohio. I found no death certificate. I now found that he had relatives living in Darke Co. around the same time. Does anyone have access to the death records of the 1870's of Darke Co. His other relative was Anthony CUMMINS. Would also like to know if he is listed in the death records.

SCHWARG posted by John Ingoglia on Wednesday, July 12, 2000

Inquiring about the name SCHWARG. Anything would help.

CLARK, HAPNER, MARTIN, ONKST, THOMPSON, WILES posted by Cindy Michelhaugh on Thursday, July 13, 2000

Is anyone looking for these families: WILES CLARK HAPNER MARTIN ONKST THOMPSON

BACHELLOR, COHEE, SCHUTZ, SHIVERDECKER posted by Michael W. Bayless on Saturday, July 15, 2000

Seeking additional information on the following. Mary Idona COHEE (9/25/1876-1901) m: unknown BACHELLOR. child: Marguerite Iown BACHELLOR (4/28/1895-1980) m: Christfor SCHUTZ (12/4/1892-1965). Marguerite also had grandparents that were SHIVERDECKER's. All these families lived in North Star in Darke County.

EYER, FISHER, GILBERT, LINEBACH, MCCABE posted by Mick Burdge on Sunday, July 16, 2000

Looking for descendants of: James GILBERT, b. 10 May 1849 Carroll Co, Md, d. 11 Sept 1929 Darke Co, OH, m. 1st 1879 Mary E. MCCABE, m. 2nd 1897 Mary Ellen LINEBACH.

Only know of 1 child of James: Maud GILBERT, b. 20 Feb 1881, d. 10 Feb 1915 New Madison, OH, m. Fred EYER.

James' parents were Isaac GILBERT & Keziah FISHER.

HARTLE, MCKINLEY, THOMAS posted by Donna Booker on Monday, July 17, 2000

Looking for information on families of Charles MCKINLEY THOMAS, b. 1892 in Arcanum, Ohio, and Kathryn Elizabeth HARTLE THOMAS, b. 1897 in Bradford, Ohio. I'm just starting: any help would be greatly appreciated!

SIMMONS, SMITH, SNELL posted by Bonnie Henson on Tuesday, July 18, 2000

I am searching for my SNELL family roots. I understand my ancesters migrated to Darke Co. according to a census they lived in Washington Twp. near the county seat back in 1850. The names I am looking for are as follows: Henry SNELL my ggggrandfather. His son Jacob SNELL & his son Perry SNELL. Perry is my ggrandfather They all were born in Westmorland PA & migrated to Darke Co., Ohio. This is all I have on them, except for Perry & his wife & family. Perry married Sarah (SIMMONS) SNELL. They had 9 children, one of which was my Grandmother (Maud Jane (SNELL) SMITH. Her Husband was Clarence Alvin SMITH). Grandmother was born in Warren Co., Ohio (Town- Lytle). I do not know for sure how long they, the SNELLs, lived in Darke Co. I just know Henry showed up on the 1850 Census. Can any one there Give me any clues on these families? I Could realy use some *help* on this. Bonnie

APPLEGATE, DAVIDSON posted by Lori D. Applegate on Tuesday, July 18, 2000

My g-grandfather is Court (Courtis) APPLEGATE. I would like information (parentage etc.) about his two wives. He married Hattie DAVIDSON then her sister Bird DAVIDSON (my g-grandmother) I don't know anything about their family. Thank you for your help. :~)

ORCUTT posted by Ellen Simons on Wednesday, July 19, 2000

I'm looking for information on Phillip Cyrus ORCUTT born 1832 in Darke County, Ohio. Any information would be greatly appreciated.

CLAY posted by Lisa Shores on Thursday, July 20, 2000

Looking for ancestors of William CLAY born March 11, 1811, KY, or James CLAY born abt 1824 in Darke Co., OH. Both died in Darke Co., Ohio.

BROWL, KNOLL posted by Dorris Lagow on Sunday, July 23, 2000

Was the Jacob KNOLL that is in the Darke Co. 1880 Census the Jacob that married Elizabeth BROWL?

BISHIR, MILLET posted by Lori Myers on Monday, July 24, 2000

I am looking for John and Mary MILLET he died bout 1831. his will is in the Darke County Courthouse. I am hoping to be descended from his daughter, Esther, b. abt 1803. Is this the same one as married Jeremiah BISHIR in Warren Co. Oh in 1827? If anyone can help, thanks in advance.

CRAWFORD, RIEGLE posted by Mike Webb on Tuesday, July 25, 2000

Looking for info on a George RIEGLE who married a Caroline ( Callie ) CRAWFORD in Darke County 3 Oct 1889 most likely in Greenville. Would like names of their children and dates. Thank You

CLARK posted by Marcie Davis on Tuesday, July 25, 2000

Amonson-Mansin CLARK b. poss. 20 Jan 1813 in ? county PA., and wife, Julia --?-- (surname unknown as of yet) b. abt. 1820 ? county, OH., approx. marriage year is 1837 in Butler Co., OH. as per IGI film. Amanson and Julia lived in Butler Twp, Darke Co., OH., in 1850 as I have them in the census. They lived in Harrison Twp. Darke Co., OH., in 1860 as I have them in the census then too. Their children are : Henry C. b. 1838, Thomas M. (Maurice ?) b. 1840, Byram b. 1842 d. bef. 1860 census, Mary Elizabeth b. 1843, Susan M. b. 1845, James W. b. 1846, Emaline b. 1848, William H. b. 1849, Lucinda H. b. 1851, Lewis H. b. 1853, Serpha (female) b. 1854, Daniel b. 1855. All the children were born in OH.. Henry C. b. 1838 (above) moved about 1869 to Anderson, Madison Co., IN., with his family. Henry C. is my second gr-grandfather. Thank you !

HEIBY, HEIDEGGER, HEIMLICH, KAFER, KLEINECHT, LAYER, ZILLY posted by Kitty Brune on Thursday, July 27, 2000

HEIBY HEIDEGGER KAFER ZILLY HEIMLICH LAYER KLEINECHT I'm interested in any information about anyone bearing these names, especially those ancestors who arrived in Liberty Township, OH around the mid 1800s from Wurtemburg, Germany.

PATTY, PATY posted by Dee Lansford on Friday, July 28, 2000

I am searching for information on Barbara PATTY/PATY, wife of Charles PATTY. She left AL. and joined the other PATTY/PATY families in Darke County after 1860 and died before the next census was taken. Any information on the PATTY families of Darke County will be welcome. I will be glad to share what I have.

COULTER, DAVIS posted by Kathy Le Comte on Friday, July 28, 2000

Looking for proof that William and Sarah J. COULTER DAVIS lived in Darke County circa 1847. William and Sarah were married in Randolph County, Indiana in 1843, but one of their children was born in Ohio circa 1847. Hoping to hear from any DAVIS and COULTER researchers.

CARTER, FOREMAN posted by Jack H. Carter on Saturday, July 29, 2000

I am searching for an Isaac CARTER who is thought to have lived in Darke Co. Ohio in 1820-22. He is thought to have left Darke Co, and proceded to Wayne Co. Indiana, where he married Sally FOREMAN on February 7, 1822.

FOGGER posted by Glenda Bullock on Saturday, July 29, 2000

In the 1860 Fed Census, Samuel and Rachel FOGGER are in Darke County, Ohio - Brown Township. I am looking for information prior to 1860. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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