HASTINGS - Mercer Co.,OH; Jay Co.,IN; Sussex Co.,DE WILEY - Mercer OH; Co. Donegal, Irel'd COLLINS - Mercer OH; Sussex DE BENNETT - Sussex DE
I wonder what or who was the motivation for my great-grandfather Wateman HASTINGS, wf Mary 'Ellener', fa-in-law, Solomon COLLINS, wf Nancy , migrating from Delaware to Gibson Tp., Mercer Co., OH in 1847? Other relatives already in the area?
I am researching the HUIT, HUITT, HEWITT family. Nathanial HUIT (b)1771 and Elizabeth HUIT (b)1778 and family were in Mercer County in 1832 and prior. Would like to obtain any information about this family.
Looking for possible residence in Mercer County of H. Clemens SCHWEINEFUSS (1820-1905) during period 1842 and 1854. He was nephew of John Henry Antone SCHWEINEFUSS (1800-1863) who lived in Marion Township with wife Agnes (ROTINGHAUS) and daughters Elizabeth (HAUSFELD), Mary (HAUSFELD), and Catherine (WOBLER). Clemens may have boarded with his uncle Antone's family.
Searching for information on the BOOHER family of Celina, Mercer, Oh. I only have solid information on my grandfather, Horton Daniel BOOHER, who was born on Arpil 10, 1899 and died in Celina on April 1, 1981
Still hunting for parents of Andrew HERMAN, b. 1807 Baden, Germany, who married as his second wife Mary Magdalena WEIMAN. Andrew died in 1879 & is buried in St.Henry, Mercer Co.,OH. Mary M. was b. ca. 1815 in Germany & d. 25 Apr. 1858 Maria Stein, Mercer Co.OH. Also looking for Mary's parentage. Chn. of this couple were: Mathias HERMAN, b. 1845 d. 1929; Philomena b. ca. 1847, d. 1927 mar.Frank ROMER; Anna Marie b. 1850,d. 1927, marr. Jacob BANY Sr.; John Henry b. 1851, d. 1906; Margaret b. 1854, d. 1919 marr. Frank BECKMAN; Andrew b. 1856, d. 1935; John b. & d. 1858. Would like to make contact with any other HERMAN descendants. Thanks!
My DRAKEs and ALLENs moved from Ontario, Canada, to Union and Dublin townships in Mercer County, OH about 1856-1857. My gggrandparents were Joseph B. and Phebe (ALLEN) DRAKE.
My gggrandfather, Charles YOUNGBLUTT arrived in Pennsylvania from Germany in the 1830s. He married Lydia DARING. They lived in Dayton, OH for a time, and then moved to Mercer/Van Wert counties. Their children, Jacob YOUNGBLUTT and Elizabeth YOUNGBLUTT (m. Enos DRAKE) lived in Union Township.
Seeking information on Nathanial HUIT and wife Elizabeth HUIT who lived in Mercer County in the early 1800's. They had several children. I am in the process of trying to sort out who is who in this family.
Both sides of my family come from the Mercer/Auglaize areas. Surnames include: PLASSENTHAL/PLASSENDAL; SEITZ, RANLY; GRUNKEMEYER; RINDLER/RINDERLE; HEINE; GUGGENBILLER; DILLHOFF; HEINRICHS; STEINKE and WISS. Most of the families settled near Maria Stein and Cranberry Prairie. I have been researching these families for over 20 years and would be willing to exchange info with others interested in same lines.