12 January 2011

Commemorative Gleanings - The M, N, O, and P's

Williams County Ties - Gleanings from Commemorative Biographical Record, Northwestern Ohio Including Defiance, Henry, Williams, and Fulton, Chicago: J. H. Beers & Co,1899

By Pamela Pattison Lash

P276 - Jonathan Markel (b. 1 Jan 1825, Pickaway Co, OH)
Parents Abraham and Mary Stumpf Markel, natives of Berks Co, PA; he d. Mar 1845, Pickaway Co, OH; she d. Jefferson Twp, Wms Co; children: Amos, Jacob, Margaret, Mary, Jonathan, Hester, 2 infants dec
Came to Wms Co spring 1845; 1849 settled in Pulaski Twp
M Sarah Jane Clampitt, 4 July 1840; b. 8 May 1825, Wayne Co, IN; d/o John and Mary Beeson Clampitt, natives of Guilford Co, NC; came to Pulaski Twp 1840; he d. 2 June 1854; she d. 21 Feb 1882; children: Sarah J, David A, Elizabeth E, Edward B, Benjamin F, Mary, Samantha C, John W, Jabez B
Children - Sarah E. Boynton (now wife of Bartlett Thompson), Florence Rose Leek (now wife of Sherman Kelly)

P238 - George L. Martin (b. 11 Dec 1818, Beaver Co, PA)
Parents James and Mary Lasure Martin; he b.1781 Westmoreland Co, PA; to Wms Co 1833; later returned to PA, he d. 1862; she b. 1784; d. 1874; also had hotel near Darlington, Beaver Co, PA; children: Daniel, dec, Hugh, John, dec, Elizabeth, Jesse, dec, Milo, dec, George L, Eliza Elder (J), dec, Robert, dec, Maria Akins, dec, James Powers, dec
Came to Evansport, OH 1843; then to West Unity area
M Mary Mahan, 11 July 1843, PA; she b. 4 Dec 1821, Washington Co, PA; d. 23 June 1883
Children: Anna Bailey, James E (Hannah Fox), Mary, Robert, Clarkson, Cassius C (Blanche Besancon), Jessie, dec

P228 - Dr. Daniel Colborne McTaggart (b. 19 July 1856, Canada)
Grandfather John McTaggart of Tarbert, Argyleshire, Scotland to Elgin Co, Canada West 1844; m. Sarah Love
Father Donald McTaggart, b 1814, Scotland; m1. Miss Esseltine in Canada; children: John, Isaac; she died; m2 Sarah House, d/o Henry and Sarah Bacon House; children: Henry Alexander, Daniel C, Mary Healey (William H.), Sarah M, dec; he d.1891, Canada
Came to Wms Co 1887
M Addie E. White, 6 Dec 1880, Mapleton, Ontario, Canada; d/o Frederick and Elizabeth Hull White; he b. Stuttgart, Germany to Mapleton, Ontario
Children - Eva A (6 Sept 1881 - 27 June 1896), Hazel S. (b. 11 Dec 1885), Mildred (b. 10 Mar 1889), Kenneth White (b. 25 June 1897)

P82 - Horace P. Miller (b. 24 Sept 1848, Lockport, OH)
Grandfather Jonathan Miller from Germany to Tompkins Co, NY (d1816)
Father William Miller (b1808); to Akron, Summit Co, OH 1830; m1832, Phoebe Parker, d/o Richard Parker; later moved to Lockport, Wms Co; he d. 16 Dec 1877, Lockport; she d. 1894 Lockport; children: Malissa, dec, Richard, dec, Charity M Caulkins (CD), Horace P, Alice J. Holton (John L), Martha, dec, Wiliam P
M Jennie S. Beaty, 22 Sept 1870; b.7 Oct 1850, West Unity, Wms Co; d/o George Beaty
Children Frank G (b 26 July 1871), Claude W (17 Apr 1875 - 27 June 1895, Los Angeles, CA), Gracie (4 Aug 1883 - 24 Feb 1884), Glenn B (b 13 June 1886)
Later moved to Defiance

P385 - William C. Miller (b. 10 Nov 1834, Richland Co, OH)
Grandfather - Peter Miller of PA to Stark Co, OH 1808
Parents - John and Rebecca Carl Miller of Pa and OH, respectively; m. Columbiana Co, OH; came to Wms Co 1834; 1865 to Bryan, OH; 1874 Waterloo, IN; then back to Edgerton, OH where he d. 7 Sept 1888; wife d/o Richard Carl; she d. 1892
M Margaret L. Rowles, 10 Mar 1864; d/o Alfred M and Matilda Green Rowles; came to Bryan 1845
Children - Edwin U (Harriet Miguery), Carrie B Vaneer, John, Otis R, Hernando

P96 - William Wilber Morrison (b. Wms Co, OH) - see Eaton
Grandfather Daniel Morrison, from Rutland, VT to Richland Co, OH; Grandmother Catherine Crowley, Quaker
Father Dr. William C. Morrison from Richland Co to West Unity, Wms Co, OH; d. Jan 1865; m1 Mary Spencer; child Homer Morrison; m2 Harriet Wilber, 6 Aug 1853; children William Wilber, Olive Louise; widow Harriet Morrison married Oscar Eaton, 1873, Tecumseh, MI
M Blanche Long, 4 Aug 1891

P308 - John George Neff (b. 15 Mar 1834, Westmoreland Co, PA)
Father - Christopher Neff of Westmoreland Co, PA; m. Barbara Struble, b. 1804, Wittenberg, Germany; came to US 1818; children: William, dec, Emmanuel, Israel, dec, Salathiel, dec, John George, Christopher, dec, Michael, dec, Matilda, Mary Ann, dec, Amanda, dec
M. Mary Garver, b. 2 Apr 1856, Fayette Co, PA, d/o Joseph and Jane Garver of Fayette Co, PA; later moved to Wayne Co, OH
Came to Bryan, Wms Co Mar 1868
Children - Benjamin F, James L, Jane Fox (JA), Joseph W, Christopher C, Anna Weaver (WO), Belle Hoag (George B), George, Charles

P437 - Orlando F. Oberlin (b. 1 Apr 1846, Holmes Co, OH); CW Vet Co H 38th OVI
Parents - Jacob and Rosanna Lautzbaugh Oberlin; he b. 1810, Stark Co, OH; she b. 1798 PA; came to Jefferson Twp fall 1854; he d.19 Feb 1894; children - Orlando, Amanda, Maria, Hiram, Milton, Mary, Alice
M Althea Reed, 1 Jan 1872, Jefferson Twp; she b. 23 Sept 1849, Jefferson Twp d/o George Reed
Children - Roy(Elizabeth Barkdoll), Theodore

P599 -Sylvester Oberlin (b. 6 July 1866, Jefferson Twp, Wms Co, OH)
Parents - Hiram and Melissa Snear Oberlin
M Eva Kunkle, 5 June 1890, d/o George Kunkle
Child - Earl K

P448 - Emerson B. Opdycke (b. 12 Aug 1848, Jefferson Twp, Wms Co, OH)
Parents - John and Harriet C. Baird Opdycke; he b. Trumbull Co, OH; came to Wms Co 1848; married Harriet of OH; he d. 26 Aug 1895; she d. 23 June 1896; children - Emerson B, Bettie, Charles D, Wilbur
M Sarah A. Roth, 19 April 1877, Pulaski Twp; she native of Fulton Co, OH, d/o Christian Roth
Children - Winnifred, John G, Waldo E, Bessie, Lucile, Alfred, Carlton

P460 - John Orewiler (b. 9 Jan 1827, Richland Co, OH); CW Vet 142nd OVI
Parents - Adam Orewiler, of Kentucky to PA; 1820 to Richland Co; and Nancy Wallupof Ireland; children - John, Ellen Alleman (A), David, Barbara Cline, Eli, dec, Sarah Kohler (J), Henry, Mary Boggs (WJ), Hiram, 3 dec infants Nancy, Samuel, Margaret
M 1848, Mary J. Keiser, b Wayne Co, OH, 11 Dec 1826, d/o Jacob Keiser of PA to Wayne, Richland, Wms Cos, d1881; wife d. 1883, Prattville, MI; children - Sallie, Nancy, Mary, John, Henry, Jacob, Elizabeth, Catherine, Elias, Samuel, Lucinda, George
Children - Elizabeth, dec, Nancy Weaver, Jacob, Anna Belcher, Sarah Umbenhaur, Adam, Warren, Luella, Cimmiottee Bigbee
Wife Mary d. 3 Jan 1891
Res Madison Twp; lived with dau Mrs. Bigbee

P185 - Robert N. Patterson, editor of "Bryan Democrat", founded 30 Apr 1863 (b. 19 Jan 1831, Delaware Co, OH)
Grandfather Thomas Patterson of Ayrshire, Scotland to US 1771 Chester Co, Pa; Rev War veteran; m. Jane Slack; moved to Huntingdon, PA; he d.1812
Father Andrew H. Patterson b1808, Huntingdon, PA; 1828 to Wooster, Lancaster, and Delaware, OH; d. 29 Aug 1863, Bryan, OH; m 1830 Roxana Lorena Vining, d/o Elam and Elizabeth Carter Vining
M Jennie Fulkerson, 1852, Marion, OH
Children Cora Obrist (Andrew J), Adelaide Powell (Joseph), Medary M (Cora Mason), Mary, Ida, dec, Archie, dec

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