Darke County, Ohio, Genealogy

Queries for April 2001


ALLREAD posted by Jean Allread on Monday, April 2, 2001

Does anyone have an obituary for Oliver Marion ALLREAD who died 18 September 1936. I am looking for a list of his survivors and mainly where they lived ... especially Stephen William ALLREAD who could be living in Mississippi at that time. If not, where is he? Thanks so much.

FOURMAN, HELLER, RIFE, TOWNSEND posted by Ed Read on Monday, April 9, 2001

Info on Martha Susan RIFE (1861-1940) who married Henry E. HELLER Sep 19, 1882, in Darke County.

Info on Eldiva TOWNSEND(1884- 1966) who married Harless FOURMAN (1879-1957) in Darke County.

GARLAND posted by Jacque Garland on Monday, April 9, 2001

Seeking information on John and Adam GARLAND. I found some information on the Darke, Ohio, census for both. Need to make connection with Western PA GARLAND family. Much info.

BENTLEY, BRADDOCK, ZEHRING posted by Eric Bentley on Wednesday, April 11, 2001

I am researching the name BENTLEY. My line starts with Isaac BENTLEY m. Montgomery County 11/18/1849 to Elizabeth ZEHRING. They soon moved to Darke County where they had their son Jacob b 12/19/1851 (although they could have moved to Darke county after Jacob was born). Jacob married Sarah Elizabeth BRADDOCK from Preble County. Supposedly they were married in West Manchester 3/18/1875. I have not been able to find a record of this marriage in Preble County. Jacob and Sarah had four children: Florence Elizabeth, Calvin Isaac, Charles Ernest, and Benjamin Franklin BRADDOCK - all born in Castine. It appears that some or all of these people moved back to Dayton around 1900. If you have information on this family, please let me know.

LINTON posted by Dee McNees on Thursday, April 12, 2001

Does anyone know of George LINTON or his parents? I only know that he was born in Ohio on Aug. 12, 1819. I am not sure if Darke County was his place of birth. I do know that he came to live in Washington County before 1841, due to being married in Washington County. Anyone who may know of his parents or anyother information contact me at my e-mail.

GUNTRUM, OHMART posted by Rhonda Kren on Thursday, April 12, 2001

Samuel OHMART born 16 Nov 1825 Clark Co., Ohio married Sarah GUNTRUM 5 Nov 1850 Greenville, Darke Co., Ohio. Their children - Allen Taylor, George Washington, John Wesley, Emma Anna, Mary Catherine, Samuel McClelland. Samuel was a corpl. Ohio 69th Vol. Inf. died in Nashville, 28 Dec.1862.

EASTON, WRIGHT, ZUMBRUM posted by Lynne French on Sunday, April 15, 2001

Looking for information on George ZUMBRUM or other ZUMBRUMs from the Darke County area. My great grandmother was Gladys ZUMBRUM and great, great grandfather was George ZUMBRUM. Gladys married Elwin C. EASTON and moved to Orwell, Ashtabula Co., Ohio. Her family was from the Darke Co. area. Her father, George, was a cousin to Orville and Wilbur WRIGHT. Any info would be greatly appreciated.

BIRT, RAINES, RUNGWITH posted by Kristi Malcolm on Monday, April 16, 2001

My GGGgrandmother was Rebecca BIRT, born 1829, and my GGGgrandfather was Elijah. Wondering if anyone out there can tell me who Rebecca's parents were, and if Elijah changed his last name from RUNGWITH to RAINES. The only Rebecca BIRT I can find married Elijah RUNGWITH in 1844 in DCO.

BIRT, CAMPS, NASON, RAINES, SEARLES posted by Kristi Malcolm on Monday, April 16, 2001

My GGGgrandparents were Elijah RAINES m Rebecca BIRT, and Heber SEARLES m Mary CAMPS. Heber and Mary married 1/14/1843 in Clermont Co., OH, but lived later in Darke county. Heber was also married to a Eliza NASON in 1878 in Brown twp., Darke Co., OH. Heber and Mary's daughter Hannah is my GGgrandmother. Elijah and Rebeccca's son Perry is my GGgrandfather. HELP!!

RUSH posted by Shirley Rush Genetin on Thursday, April 19, 2001

I am coming to Darke County around May 13 or 14. I would like to know how to access some old tax records. I have been to Salt Lake City and looked at their records up until 1838. I need to look up from then until 1860. I am interested in finding anything about Christopher RUSH who married in 1835 in Darke Co. Are their Tax records in Greenvile or are they in Columbus? Could someone please answer me? I would be very grateful.

HEY, STEINMETZ posted by Donna Payne on Saturday, April 21, 2001

Looking for info on who John Paden HEY's parents were, born 1819 Washington Co., PA, and died in Ohio. Family lived in Darke Co. at one time. Connected to HEY by marriage: Kathryn STEINMETZ 1805-1868, m. John Wilson HEY. Some STEINMETZ still living in Darke Co.???? Help appreciated.

HAMILTON posted by Clinton Stimpon on Sunday, April 22, 2001

Looking for family and descendents of Francis HAMILTON. Children include Sarah, Mary Ellen, George W., Catherine Ann, William Henry Harrison, David N., Samuel F., Jasper A., Otho Lawrence. This family arrived in the Darke area about 1838 from Maryland.

BANKER, GRIFFETH posted by Paul Knapp on Sunday, April 22, 2001

Seaton GRIFFETH married Mary Ann BANKER in Darke County, 1838. Seaton is the son of William GRIFFETH TN 1818. Children are Mary and Caroline born in Ohio, Rebecca and Jacob born in IN. Looking for anything on either GRIFFETH or BANKER family.

CARON posted by Keith Preston on Monday, April 23, 2001

Looking for music educator named Emma CARON. Born 1860 to 1885. Family from Union City. Moved to Canton, Illinois. Purpose: academic research

COOK, EMERSON posted by Candy Cook on Tuesday, April 24, 2001

I am looking for any information on COOK/EMERSON. Winthrop Milton EMERSON and Wife Elizabeth Jane COOK. Their children: John Wesley EMERSON, Nuna EMERSON, Sarah Ann EMERSON, Oscar R EMERSON, Florence Almira EMERSON, Emma Maybelle EMERSON, Elnora EMERSON, Frances Victoria EMERSON, Elizabeth EMERSON, Mary Ella EMERSON, Cora EMERSON. Any help would be appreciated.

PASSON posted by Sherry Wray on Wednesday, April 25, 2001

Looking for Civil War Unit Henry Sanford PASSON served with in Darke County, Ohio. Any information concerning his military service. He was from Woodington, Ohio. Thanks!

HOUSEHOLDER, KERSHNER, STEPHENSON, STEVENSON posted by Maude Householder Baker on Sunday, April 29, 2001

In 1843 Susannah HOUSEHOLDER KERSHNER STEPHENSON/STEVENSON murdered Mr. STEPHENSON and hung herself. Was HOUSEHOLDER her maiden name? If so, do you have any info on where she and David KERSHNER were married. Thank you.

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