Crawford County, Ohio

Posted Queries for November 1999


HEMMINGER, MARTIN, NEDERHOUSER, WELCH posted by on Monday, November 1, 1999

I am looking for information on the family of Roy l. HEMMINGER married Flossie Lucettta NEDERHOUSER. Roy was born in Crawford County Ohio 26 Feb1879. His father was John HEMMINGER married Eliza Jane WELCH. John's parents were Samuel HEMMINGER married Mary Ann MARTIN. This is all the info that I have. If there is anyone who may have more on this family, please contact me at . Some of these ancestors are buried in the old City Cemetary in Bucyrus Ohio, and it is said that one of them was the 1st county auditor of Crawford County.


SINN - HAWK - GINGERY - CLEVENGER - SHOOP/ SHUPP - DAVIS - HAMMAKER - DEWIEL/DEWELL Looking for info on Catherine SINN daughter of Andrew SINN. Death certificate for Catherine says born in Harrisburg, PA. Who was her mother? What happened to Andrew? Also found an Andrew SINN Jr died 10-11-1896, single, age 57 years. Is this Catherine's brother? Death cert did not list parents. Catherine's mother is listed as Elizabeth MOORE? Margaret SINN born 3-17-1831 also listed as daughter of Andrew and Elizabeth. So was Benjamin. An Elizabeth SINN married David William NUSSBAUM. Looking for info here also. George SINN and Sarah HAWK are here also. How do they relate? Looking for info on David SHOOP/SHUPP married Susannah GINGRICH. Also Jacob Searl WINGART married Mary GINGRICH. Looking for info on the CLEVENGER's of Galion, Crawford Co. Children of Abb & Stella FRALEY CLEVENGER. John DEWIEL was the son of Samuel. Who was his mother. He was born in Stark County 1824, married Catherine SINN above. There was a W W DEWIEL listed as born in Mapleton, Stark Co about 1858. Is he related to John? Mary HECKERT daughter of Jonas and Hannah ? HECKERT married John HAMMAKER. Most HECKERT info says she was Hannah HERMAN/HARMON. Her parents were Jonas and Hannah HECKERT. Jonas marriage license says Hannah BRESSLER? Also interested in info on DICE - MCHENRY - John & Dessie GREEN - Minnie HERTENSTINE.

CHAMPION posted by Dorothy Champion Maslyn on Friday, November 5, 1999

I am the great grand daughter of John Thomas CHAMPION born Dec 30, 1819; and the grand daughter of William Julius CHAMPION; born Oct 30, 1845. I am looking for any information, I do have the marriages of these two fellows. But looking for the parents of John Thomas and George CHAMPION. Thank you. Dorothy Champion Maslyn .

BURDICK, COX, DECKER, RUSHTON, TITUS posted by Julia Ellison on Sunday, November 7, 1999

Looking for Edward RUSHTON born about 1831 died about 1872-1880. Could have died at Bucyrus, Crawford, OH. Married to Mary A. TITUS at Hamilton Co, IN 31 Jul 1872. Daughter Ida May RUSHTON born 1873-1874 at Bucyrus, Crawford, OH. Also researching: BURDICK - COX - DECKER

BARRETT, RIEDEL, SHERER posted by Kate Connerth on Tuesday, November 9, 1999

My RIEDEL family is from Crawford County, OH. Is there anyone to look up marriage records? There are two records I am searching for: Frederick RIEDEL married Lydia BARRETT on 27 March 1863 and Lewis RIEDEL married Catharine SHERER on 14 November 1867. I am hoping that they will include a listing for the RIEDEL parents.

KROCK posted by Bridget Kurts on Tuesday, November 9, 1999

I am looking for any info on William KROCK who purchased land in this county on May 7th 1835 through the 1820 land act. Any info or clues would be appreciated. Thanks

WERT posted by Jean Todd on Wednesday, November 10, 1999

I am looking for any information on a William WERT who , according to the Bureau of Land Management, bought 40 acres in what was then Richland County but is now Crawford County. This was on August 14, 1832. Land office mentioned was Wooster. Sec/Blk 31, Township 21-N, Range 20-W. Any help on this WERT family will be really appreciated. Thanks, Jean Todd

ARMSTRONG, DEAGLE, EBERT, GARTNER, HAGEMANN, HEINLINE, MADER, RUSS posted by Sandy (Mader) Holladay on Thursday, November 11, 1999

Anyone out there doing research on: MADER, HEINLINE, ARMSTRONG, DEAGLE, GARTNER, HAGEMANN, EBERT, or RUSS with connections to Germany, and southern Ohio? Looking for information regarding family of William Henry MADER born in Germany 1830, possibly Baden, (especially information regarding William Henry's parents: Who are they? Where and when did they come to the United States?) He married Anna Margaret HEINLINE in either Ross Co, or Pickaway Co in 1853. They raised 7 children in and around the Chillicothe, Ohio area. Their children were: Charles Frederick who married Mary Florence GARTNER; Frederick C. who married Jessie Mae ARMSTRONG; Barbara M. (possibly born in Bavaria) who married Gregor C. HAGEMANN; Louisa D.; William; Jacob F. who married Ella Jane DEAGLE; and John George who went by the name of Jake. The GARTNERs and the HEINLINEs are also from somewhere in Germany. There's an Athens Co. connection to a William MADER, and Lena K. MADER who married into the EBERT family; Christena MADER who married into the RUSS family; and a connection to John MADER from Highland Co. Connections, help, look ups, or suggestions greatly appreciated. Thanks to one and all - Sandy hitting the brick wall!!!

DWINNELL, MCCLASKEY posted by Coralie J. Allen on Friday, November 12, 1999

My great grandmother, nee Margaret Jane MCCLASKEY, was, according to her obituary, born in Leesville, Ohio. Is that town in Crawford County? Would there have been public birth records as long ago as 1842? Her mother's name was Hannah DWINNELL and at least two of Margaret's sisters were also born in Ohio--before the family moved to LaGrange County Indiana. Anybody know how I can confirm my great-grandmother's birthdate and find the birthdates of her sisters? Thank you, Coralie J. Allen

GARRISON posted by mwojcik on Friday, November 12, 1999

Researching GARRISON in Crawford County Ohio. The GARRISON's were in western Auburn Township in Richland County in 1821 and this part of Richland was changed to Crawford County.

MCCARTHY, SHAUGHNESSY posted by Laurel Baker on Sunday, November 14, 1999

Hello, I am seeking information regarding Thomas SHAUGHNESSY's death in 1871 in the Galion area. He is supposed to have died as a result of a lumber camp accident of some sort but no details are known. Thomas left a widow, Margaret MCCARTHY, and 6 children, John, Michael, Margaret Easter, Mary Catherine (Mayme), Thomas and Daniel. Daniel may have been born after his father's accident. Thomas and Margaret are buried at the Catholic cemetary in Galion. Thank you for any information. Laurie Baker, 3098 Grange Hill Place, Dublin OH 43017

HILDEBRAND, TUPPS posted by Jodie Hildebrand-Smith on Sunday, November 14, 1999

Going by a newspaper clipping I have from The Bucyrus Evening Telegraph dated Monday, August 14, 1922, the first HILDEBRAND reunion, I am looking for any descendants of HILDEBRAND or TUPPS that are listed in the clipping E-mail.... Jodi Smith 18976 Highway 144 Richmond Hill, Ga. 31324

FINK, FISHER, HECKERT, NORMAN posted by Nancy Norman on Sunday, November 14, 1999

Need information about George Washingtion HECKERT Bucryus, Daughter Viola Daisy or Daisy Viola HECKERT FINK married & had 3 children, Max FINK and Gene FINK also Joy FINK NORMAN all were born in Massillion Ohio. Mr. FINK left family about 54 years ago and changed his name to Martin or Marvin FISHER and moved to Cleveland and married a women named Dolly and had 2 more children. But would like some information on Heckert's of Bucryus Ohio. Thank you

KALE, KOEHL, KOHL, KOIHL, PFAEU, PFAU posted by Chris Kale Corcoran on Wednesday, November 17, 1999

Looking for information on the following family: Friedrich KOHL / KOIHL / KOEHL (1824-1896) and Dorothy C. PFAEU / PFAU (1831-1907) married in Crawford Co., OH 5-13-1851. Both emigrated from Germany. Weisbaden and Weurttemburg respectively. Looking for naturalization information. Dorothy's parents were Frederick and Christiana PFAU. Were they already there when Friedrich arrived? Dorothy possibly had sisters Christiana & Caroline. Brother Johann? Children born to "Frederic" and "Dora" in Crawford Co. Frederic Christian 8-18-1852, William Benjamin 5-14-1854, Clara Christina 2-20-1856, Henry 10-10-1859, Rachel Louise 7-12-1860, Charles Augustus 12-15-1862, Benjamin Franklin 1867. Family removed to South Bend, St. Joseph Co., IN between 1867 and June 1871. Two more children born there. Would like any and all information available on this family. Also would like to know where Timberville is located. I cannot find it on my map. Name was changed to KALE after 1880.

BYRON, KEHR posted by Allen Rizzi on Thursday, November 18, 1999

Seeking information for the family and parents of Mary A. KEHR, born in Bucyrus, OH (Crawford CO) about 1800. She died 03-02-1848 in Bucyrus. She married John BYRON 06-08-1818. We are trying to located information for her parents. Family stories include one that her father was the "Duke of Bridgewater" and that he disinherited his daughter for marrying a "commoner." Any help would be greatly appreciated. Allen Rizzi

EBERHARD posted by Linda Dickey on Friday, November 19, 1999

Searching for EBERHARD, John Jacob and Catherine married 1834 in Crawford County. Children: Christiana, born 1835, Elizabeth born 1837, Lucinda An born 1840, Phebe born 1841, Benjamin born 1845, Henry born 1848, Catherine born 1850, Phillip born 1854, Cyrus born 1855, Sara (Sary) born 1859. Moved to Michigan around 1848. Linda Dickey 4211 Country Brook Drive Dallas, TX 75287

BECHLE, GOON, RUFF posted by Donna on Friday, November 19, 1999

I am searching for Rudolph BECHLE born 3/14/1818 in Switzerland. He married Katherina RUFF born 8/12/1828 in Switzerland and she died 1/29/1918 in Ashland Co, Oh. They had at least one child, John born 9/4/1862 in Philadelphia, Pa. He married Martha GOON in Ashland Co, Oh 6/10/1886 and died 5/9/1923 in Ashland Co, Oh and buried there, as is his mother-Katherina. Rudolph BECHLE is on the 1870 census of Crawford Co but not in 1880, can not find any death or burial records for him. I would also like to know his parents, siblings, immigration info and any more children, also need same for Katherina RUFF. Until I find this information I can not go abroad. Thanks for any help. Donna

ANDREWS, MCCLELLAND, PENDRY posted by Frances Reiter on Monday, November 22, 1999

I am looking for a Martha MCCLELLAND who was born in PA (when?) & married (where? when?) Joseph ANDREWS born in Ireland (when?). They had a daughter Jane ANDREWS who was born 16 June, 1820 Richland Co OH, died 20 Mar. 1902 Loveland CO. On 3 Dec 1846 Richland Co OH, she married James J. PENDRY born 25 June 1823 in NY, died 18 Mar 1894 Loveland CO. Would love to correspond with anyone who connects with this family.

RUHL posted by Dana Eugene Walker on Monday, November 22, 1999

I am looking for some family history that may be recorded in the book "History of Crawford Co., (1881). A gg-grandfather came to Crawford County in 1830, his name was John RUHL or John Michael RUHL or Michael RUHL. They moved there from York Co., PA. Purchased much land where Galion now is This pioneer selected section 31 as the sight for his home. I would like to see or have a copy of the biographical sketch of this or these settlers if that is possible. Some counties and townships have this on the internet, but I cannot seem to locate this history on the net. Can you help me out? Thank you Dana Eugene Walker

BRYAN, MACKRILL, MAKEREL, MCRILL, YOUNGER posted by Bud Burge on Thursday, November 25, 1999

I am looking for researchers or info. on the BRYAN and MACKRILL [MCRILL, MAKEREL etc.] and YOUNGER surnames. John BRYAN born 1777, married Rachel YOUNGER MACKRILL 1801. She was the daughter of Ben and Sarah YOUNGER MACKRILL. Thank you for any response. Bud Burge 2716 Joseph St. Avon, Ohio 44011

JOHNSON, ROBERTS, WARD posted by Mary Kay Cole Ward on Friday, November 26, 1999

I'm trying to find parents, date of death, etc. for Mary A.(maiden name unknown) JOHNSON ROBERTS born about 1812 OH. She was my husbands ggggrandmother. I'm searching for connections in Crawford Co, OH because the boundary lines were changed in early days. Mary A. unk married first about 1832 unk JOHNSON and they had 3 children, John, Susan and Allen. Mary A. unk JOHNSON married 2nd unk ROBERTS and had 2 more children. In 1845 she had another baby she named Mary ROBERTS and in 1847 she had another baby she named Francis Emily ROBERTS. By the time of the 1850 Crawford Twp, Wyandot Co., Ohio census my Mary A. ROBERTS was alone again - now with 5 children!. The last name for the three oldest children on the census is JOHNSON (John 17, Susan 13 and Allen 11) and Mary ROBERTS age 5 and Fanny E. ROBERTS age 3. Francis (Fanny) Emily ROBERTS born 1847 Wyandot Co, OH grew up to marry in 1861 in Hancock Co, OH Mahlon James WARD born 1832 in Findlay, Hancock Co, Ohio. Mahlon WARD's father was born in England probably in the early 1800's. Please write if you think we can connect.

MORRISON posted by Phyllis Zachow on Friday, November 26, 1999

Looking for info on John MORRISON born 22 Feb 1809 PA, died 7 Nov 1885 Crawford Co, OH. Married Mary Brokaw in 1833 in Crawford Co, OH. Children: James 1834, Margaret 1835, George 1837, David 1839, William 1840, Andrew 1841, Nathan 1842, Matthew 1844, Martha 1846, W.F. 1849, Mary 1850.

BIBLER, BUTLER, CRANDALL posted by Dwayne Crandall on Saturday, November 27, 1999

John Smith CRANDALL married Elizabeth BIBLER on 22 Nov 1832 in Crawford County, OH. John's parents were Hampton Lillibridge CRANDALL and Freelove (BUTLER). Who were his grandparents?

CATROSS, KITCH, SHOYERST, SHOYRST posted by Jerry Garrison on Sunday, November 28, 1999

Looking for information on Guardianship papers for George Michael KITCH and Elizabeth, filed in 1828 when George died in Crawford county. Also for probate information on Elizabeth CATROSS, who died around 1869 in Crawford County. She had also been married to Leonard SHOYRST or SHOYERST.

COE, HOADLEY posted by Carolyn Anderson Clark on Tuesday, November 30, 1999

Looking for this family: James and Emma COE HOADLEY; daughter Emily Ann HOADLEY was born June 7, 1850 in Crawford Co. Seeking marriage and birth data, siblings, ancestors and descendants. I have information on Emily Ann's life, death, descendants.

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