James H. Woodford, b. 1847, Richland co., OH,
d. 1897 in
Steuben co., IN.
We need proof that his parents were
Woodford, b. 1805 in NY, d. 1882 in Steuben co., IN.
His wife was
Jane L. North, b. 1811 in NY, d. 1849 in Richland co.,
have James H. on 1860 in Steuben co., with his father
Orsan and step
mother Cerinthia (2nd wife of Orsan). We need to
parents were Orsan and Jane North (first wife). This
is for DAR
membership for our daughters and granddaughters.
Need Bible, land
record, or newspaper article.
I am interested in receiving photos of the entire town
of Metz as
it was when it was in its prime for I am planing on
together an album titled METZ, NOW AND THEN. If I am
able to get
enough pictures to get it assembled I will send anyone a
of the album. I have equipment to make copies of the
pictures and once the copies are made I will return the
address is as
and my address is LeRoy E. Robinett, 3025 Tamerack Dr.,
My 3rd great grandparents, James
& Delilah (Robinson) Burroughs
appear in the 1850 US Census in Clear Lake. James brother
is shown in the excellent Steuben County website.
Am interested in obtaining copies of wills, deeds, et. al.
I have some info regarding James T & Delilah, his parents,
& Molly, his siblings & their spouses.
am attempting to aid an 85 yr. "youngster" (I
am 83) in learning more about his LUCAS/TAYLOR family of
Indiana. In particular needs proof that his Henry
was a son of
JEROME TAYLOR. This family intermarried with
and all of whom, early-on, lived around Marietta,
OH (when still the Northwest Territory), and some of whom
later went to
Delaware Co., OH, prior to coming to Steuben Co., IN.
spent a brief time in Kinderhook, Branch Co., Michigan,
Having researched the LUCAS' for almost a half
having accumulated a great deal of data on them,
perhaps I might
be able to help someone interested in this family, too.
Incidentally, one ISRAEL LUCAS ...bur. in
Steuben Co., IN... is said to have been the first
child born in
the stockade (Campus Martius) at the Northwest Territory
Marietta, Washington Co.,OH, and believe that inscription
can be found
on his monument, too.
too sharing and comparing information.
I am in
possession of a receipt book that shows John Cary & Son
certain businesses and individuals in Salem Center, (sometimes
from Aug 1876 to Oct 1877. I believe these two to
Wallace Cary and his only surviving son George W Cary.
verify this information? If so,
I would like to know John W Cary's
for Benjamin Squires
in Stueben County or Erie County NY.
He was born
about 1840 and came to IL His daughter Mary Ann Squires
my grgrandfather Swan Dahlberg. Mary Ann
died in childbirth
and is buried here in IL. Do you have any
information on Benjamin
information on my
great- and great-great-grandfathers. Harley Bartlett was
born 1874 in
Lake, and his father Francis
(AKA “Frank”) was born in 1847 in Wood Co. OH. Francis
was a Civil War
veteran who moved from OH to Steuben Co. sometime
following the war.
Neither appear in the 1870 or 1890 censuses in either OH
or IN, but
both are recorded in the 1900 and later censuses in Lake
Co. MI. Am
trying to determine when they lived in Steuben Co. for
and to locate Harley’s place of birth for birth
Thank you very much for your assistance.
Charles D. Dobias
am researching Isaac Glover and his
wife Mary Armstrong and their son Armstrong Glover.
They came to Steuben Co., Ind in about 1835.
I have pictures of
Armstrong and his wife Emily Britton.
Any help would be appreciated.
am Researching Alexander C. Britton
and his wife, Amanda Avery and their daughter, Emily
who was born in
They came to Steuben Co., Ind in about 1835. Emily is
Grandmother and she was married to Armstrong Glover in
pictures of Alexander and also of Emily and Armstrong.
Any help would
be appreciated. Thank you very much.
information on the family of Alexander S. and Anabel
Moore. Alexander was born 2 Feb 1827 in Ohio and
died 14 May 1903
in Steuben County (near Angola). He is buried in
Cemetery. Anabel was born about 1830 in Oh and death
date and place is
unknown, but she was still living at time of 1910
Steuben County census
with a son.
two sons, Ewart S. born about 1854, death unknown; and
Commodore G. born about 1861, death unknown.
Ewart may have
remained in Steuben County, and married a Rosa
Sherwood; and he is
supposed to be buried in Circle Hill cemetery.
Commodore was in
DeKalb County IN in 1910 and 1920 (census) and married
a Martha ____.
finding death date and place for Anabel, and perhaps
an obituary, as
we're trying to verify her parents and siblings.
<>I am looking for
gr. grandfather Norman H. Foster. I'm not sure if he was
Stueben Co., but he was married to a Mary Beard on Oct.
22, 1853 in
Angola, Stueben Co. Later they moved to Gilead Michigan.
Trying to find
I have Civil war pension
indicate a child by this marriage (Mary A.) was raised
by a grandmother
(Patience Waterhouse) this may be his mother remarried.
lists her with two children with Foster last name and
granddaughter. It also lists Patience's place of birth
Any information about this
would be much appreciated.
looking for info on steven and
maria mckinley, they lived in steuben county indiana i'm
not sure how
long, but , my great grandfather starr was born
there on july
2-1864 at clear lake also omar and mary Gary lived in
and there daugther born at crooked lake 8-5-1863 della
married starr in
1888 any info on these familys would be
I am researching the
Strawser family of Salem Center, Indiana. He was born in
1834 in Ross
County Ohio and Married Rhoda Jane Rose Higbee in
Defiance County Ohio.
The children's names were Albert(son from her 1st
Sherman, Amanda, George and Mary. Trying to find
information on his
parents and back.
I am researching the
Wilcox family. Henry was born in 1854 in Wabash County
married Mary Miller of Steuben County Indiana. Their
were Caroline, Rozie, Edith, Della, Myrtie,Carl,Sheldon,
Harold,Vesta, and Emma my Grandmother.Have alot of
pictures of the
family and would like to share.
Seeking obit or death record for Mrs. Jennie(Jane)
widow of Henry F. Leavitt. Jennie is buried in
Cemetery next to Henry. Henry's obit appeared in the
Republican, Wednesday, December 18, 1895. Have been
locate Jennie's. Any suggestions?
Jennie appeared last in the 1920 US Census residing in
Twp., she was a renter. Family listed before her was
her was George Oberholtzer. Anyone have any
information on Jennie?
Looking for information about the
the BARNES brothers. They were the sons of Cowee
resided in Steuben County, Indiana at the time of the
War(1861-65). The names of the sons of Cowee BARNES
Edward, Ira, Cyrus, Abel and John. Any information would
Elizabeth Hanselmans. I have an Elizabeth Hanselman
[1834-1900] married to Israel Menges supposedly the d/o
Mary Lower Hanselman, plus I have an Elizabeth Hanselman
Aaron & Christena Hanselman in 1850 & 1860 federal
would be about the same age.
Elizabeth Hanselman Menges had a brother, Daniel R., with
was living at the time of her death. Aaron &
Hanselman had a son, Daniel Reed b. circa 1854 and I do not
Daniel's. I would appreciate hearing from persons who
clear up my Elizabeths.
I am interested in locating probate
records and other family information for Henry Spangle who
Jackson Township and died there Feb. 28, 1862. His
was Susan, and Simon may have been his oldest son.
All are buried
in the Flint Cemetery. Henry was the son of
Zachariah Spangle of
I NEED HELP WITH CALISTA LETCHER MARRIED NEHEMIAH PILLSBURY.
BORN 1833 OHIO DIED IN NEBRASKA. NEHEMIAH BORN 1822
OHIO DIED IN
NEBRASKA WAS IN THE 152 IND. INF WITH BROTHER DAN OR DANIEL
I AM LOOKING FOR INFORMATION ON THIS FAMILY? CHILDREN OF
CALISTA LETCHER IS SIX. WILLIAM MERAL B-4 DEC 1870 IND
CALIFORNIA, FRANK W. PILLSBURY B-04 JAN 1875 TWIN IND DIED
28 JULY 1965
FRED B. PILLSBURY B- 04 DEC 1875 IND TWIN DIED 10 AUG
CALIFORNIA, EMMAGENE PILLSBURY B- 1862 INDIANA DIED? SPOUSE
EDWARD PILLSBURY B- 1863 INDIANA.
DANIEL PILLSBURY AND NEHEMIAH PILLSBURY HAD CHILDREN IN IND.
THEIR NAMES IS ON THE MOMUMENT IN ANGOLA I FIGURE THEY LIVED
AWHILE. FOR NEHEMIAH 1851-1875 SINCE THE KIDS WERE BORN IN
FAMILY LIVED IN STEUBEN CO IND.
ANYTHING WOULD HELP.
CAROL CREAGER ALEXANDER
4229 BUTLER ROAD
FORT WAYNE, IND 46808
<>I'm looking for the family of Cyrus M Tomlinson
indiana in 1864 and again in 1872 to 2 sisters of the David
family--first to Hannah and 2nd to Mary. I appreciate
in my search.
Hi, I am in the beginning of trying to trace my Great
Grandmother's family history. Her name was Bessie Lee
husband's name was Bryan Anthony Baxter, Children Phyllis,
Mildred and Charles Ross Baxter. I do not know her
that's where I am trying to get started. I think her father
sheep farmer in Steuben Co. near Hamilton. Her husband was a
teacher there in a one room school house and had the first
"Indian" Harley in town. He also worked for the New
They also owned a gas station (standard oil) in Hamilton.
Any info you
can find would be helpful. Thanks.
Enos Williams and his family lived in Mill Grove,
in 1880. I am wondering if anyone has any
information about him
or any of his relatives. He was a brother to my
grandfather, Lewis Henry Williams (also known as
information would be very much appreciated. I would
like to find
out where my great grandma is buried. She was Louisa
Williams. Maiden name was Zent and was also known as
Louisa. I think she died somewhere around 1883 or
know they lived in Ohio before coming to Michigan but
thought that they
might have spent some time there in Indiana being Enos was
I am looking for photos of my Great- Grandparents Samuel and
Gibbeny. Both were married in
Steuben County om July 7, 1864. If anyone
has a photo of them together or separate, please let me know
or send a
jpeg file to me. Thank you.
I am researching the Beaty/Beatty family in Steuben Co. I
gg-grandaughter of Abraham Beaty and Elizabeth Pillars (>
> Sarah Ruth Myers > Myrtle Irene Miller). I would
share information I have on my family line and gather more on
especially the Beaty/Gochenaur line. If interested, please
Looking for evidence of birth of Russell Roy Roberts,
13, 1897, "on a farm near Fremont, Indiana". He was my
Birth cert. not on file at Steuben Co. vital
Needed for DAR application.
Hi my name is kerry roach. I am
looking for George Hamilton of Steuben county or
southern MI. That
is close to Steuben. I was told he lived in the area.
His sisters name
was Clara.. He is my great uncle I would like to
find his family.
So maybe they could tell me about his side of
I am interested in finding anyone who might have
the families that emigrated to Kansas in the 1870's.
Who encouraged them to move? How they found life there
few years they were there before returning to Steuben Co.,
Some of the families known to have done this were:
& Elizabeth Menges Wolf [their daughter Mary Alice was
born in KS
in 1874]; Andrew & Percy Slocum Wolf [their daughter Mary
born in KS in 1872]; Joseph & Jane Anderson Wolf [ 2
Martha C. 1872 & Harvey L. 1874 born in KS].
I believe there were more families who moved to Milford,
Co., KS at that time, but do not have them in mind
history from our family indicates that the Jacob Wolf family
an abode that had been build by previous 'homesteaders' that
was a sod
hut. They were thre from about 1872-1877 or so during
there was a major drought, locusts, prairie fires, and other
disasters which discouraged them to the point that they
Steuben Co. The families traveled to KS by wagon but
women and children by train from Independence, MO, while the
the livestock back to IN which took them about 6 weeks more in
Thank you for any information that you might have regarding
emigration to KS and back.
<>I am searching for info. on
WILLIAMS,Aaron/Hannah (GILBERT)s 1st dau. Miriam/Marian
(see 1850 Starke county Ohio) who married Adam ZIMMER
1st ch. Eliza ZIMMER born 1859 Indiana. Question? Where
census Miriam is listed "Maria" and where did they die
buried--might as well ask for the moon :->>--
Ancestry has them listed as dying, he
and she 1906-07. Thank you for any guidance you can offer
P.S. Adam amd "Maria"
ZIMMER are on
the 1870 and 1900 census for Scott twp. with ch.
Ida, George, Mary and Floren.
seeking information on Thomas C Hyatt
and Sarah A (Johnson) Hyatt, Husband and wife.
Sarah A (Johnson) Hyatt is my great great
12/28/1849 died 05/09/ 1936. Both are buried at
Looking for the name of J. Phenicie's father. J (no first name)
life long resident of Steuben county near Fremont, married to
He died in 1949 and was buried in Fremont cemetary. J was
years old at death meaning he was born in 1881, not
sure if that is a Steuben county birth though. Would like more
information on the Phenicie lineage.
I'd have an interest in exchanging information on
Steuben families -- MOUGHLER (Henry/George/Jacob), GIFFORD
(Joshua/Ananiah), BEARD (Rachel), HART (David/Mary Ann)
& KANOUS (Thomas), LANDIS (Jacob), APPLE
I am looking for any information that could extend the lineage
Francis (Frances) LATSON. The last piece of information I have
she was married to an Elmer COWAN (COWEN). I know of one
who went on to marry William Earl DOLE (they were married 8
1907). Any information regarding the forebearers of Francis
Elmer COWAN would be greatly appreciated.
Am looking for information on Richard,
Clara and Percy
Tasker. They were farmers in Steuben County, Indiana
and lived near
Fremont. All are buried in the Old Cemetery, Fremont,
is the brother of my Grandmother Arvilla Tasker
and Richard are the daughter and son of Thomas and
Melisa Tasker. Have
information to share.
WANTED: Pictures of the 44th Indiana Infantry
I'd especially like to get copies of the men in
later photos are acceptable as alternatives. If anyone
has a copy, or
knows where a copy is printed (such as in a family
genealogy book), I'd
like to know so I can include them in my book. They
can send them via
email to CW44thIndiana@aol.com
or write to me at Margaret Hobson, 19233 Bishop Road,
46788. Or call me at 260-238-4645.
I am having a problem with
what happened to two individuals that lived in Millgrove
Cty., Indiana with their family. Ephriam S. Yates, b. abt.1809, Polly Ann
(Stokes) b. abt.
1819, and their children Charles, Daniel, Ellis,
They are in the census for 1850 but in
1860 the children
are scattered to the relatives.
I am looking for help with an Obit. or
might tell me what happened to them.