23 November 2011

Divorce Action in Williams County, Ohio - 1904 -Hart

By Pamela Pattison Lash

Divorce information can be found in copies of old newspapers.  This is such an example.

Bryan Democrat, 27 Oct 1904 p5 - Oct Term Divorce c20 Oct 104
Sina Morrow Hart v Isaac Hart
M 7 May 1876 in Indiana
Pearl Nettie b 7 Feb 1878, Hicksville, Defiance Co, OH
William Jackson
Maude b 1881 Hicksville; m EL Jones, 10 Nov 1920, Williams Co, OH
Howard F

Isaac (25 Dec 1854 Dekalb Co, IN, - 16 Aug 1915 Bucyrus, Crawford Co, OH; burial Hicksville); s/o Hiram Hart/Nancy Joder according to death certificate, but may have mistakes; informant WJ Hart; appears he was the son of Abraham Hart and Charity Yoder

1860 Auburn, Newville, De Kalb, Indiana; Roll: M653_254; Page: 350; Image: 348; Family History Library Film: 803254.
h/h 681/681 Hart, Abraham 35 OH
Charity 32 OH
John 10 OH
Barbara A 8 OH
Isaac 7 IN
Susan 4 IN
Solomon 2 IN

1870 Newville, De Kalb, Indiana; Roll: M593_309; Page: 339A; Image: 195; Family History Library Film: 545808.
h/h 150/150 Hart, Abram 45 OH farmer
Carety 41 OH
John 20 OH
Barbara A 18 OH
Isace 16 IN
Susan 14 IN
Solomon 12 IN
Samantha 7 IN
Samuel 4 IN
Charlotte 1 IN

Isaac Hart married Ina Sina Morrow in Indiana on 7 May 1876; they were next door neighbors in the 1870 Newville, DeKalb Co, IN census.
Ina Sina (12/18 Apr 1862 Newville, DeKalb Co, IN – 27 Sept 1925, NW Twp, Williams Co, OH @63Y 5M 9D; burial in West Buffalo Cem, Florence Twp, Williams Co, OH; d/o Jacob S Morrow and Lucinda Friend)
Her parents:
Jacob S Morrow/Lucinda Friend married on 4 July 1858, DeKalb Co, IN; Jacob was a CW vet of Co F 129th Indiana Infantry; after Jacob’s death, Lucinda married a Jacob Hart and had son Ellsworth, born c1873 in IN.  Perhaps this Jacob Hart was a relative of Isaac Hart.

1870 Newville, De Kalb, Indiana; Roll: M593_309; Page: 339B; Image: 196; Family History Library Film: 545808.
h/h 151/151 Morrow, Lucinda 32 OH
William 11 IN
Elisa 9 IN
Sinia 8 IN
Mary 6 IN
Cordelia 3 IN

1880 Hicksville, Defiance, Ohio; Roll: 1011; Family History Film: 1255011; Page: 170A; Enumeration District: 237; Image: 0565.
h/h 126/127 Hart, Isac 26 IN-OH-IN farm hand
Sina wife 18 IN-IN-IN
Perael N dau 2 IN-IN-IN
Jackson son 10/12 July OH-blank - IN

1900 Florence, Williams, Ohio; Roll: T623_1332; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 104.
h/h 32/33 Hart, Isaac (Dec 1854) 45 IN-PA-PA day laborer
Sina wife (Apr 1862) 38 mar 24Y 5/5 ch IN-OH-IN
Bell dau (Oct 1886) 14 IN-IN-IN
Howard F son (May 1890) 10 IN-IN-IN

The couple was divorced cOct 1904

1910 Holmes, Crawford, Ohio; Roll: T624_1163; Page: 7A; Enumeration District: 0024; Image: 331; FHL Number: 1375176.
Isaac Hart 55 IN-PA-PA divorced, no occupation, living w/son William J Hart and his family

The Bucyrus Telegraph Forum. Aug 18, 1915.
ISAAC HART - Died at home on North Highland Avenue
Death resulted from asthma with which he had suffered for many years; remains will be taken to Hicksville for interment. Isaac Hart died at 5:40 o'clock Monday evening at the home of his son, Howard F. Hart, 212 North Highland Ave. Death resulted from asthma, with which he had suffered for many years. The remains were taken over the T & O C and H & O railways Wednesday morning to Hicksville, in Defiance County, Ohio, where funeral services were held Thursday afternoon. Interment in the cemetery at Hicksville.

The deceased was born in Pennsylvania, December 25, 1854, and was aged 60 years, 7 months, and 21 days. In early manhood he came to Ohio and located at Hicksville where he resided up until four years ago when he came to Bucyrus and since that time has made his home with his son. Forty years ago he was united in marriage to Sina Morrow and to his union two sons and three daughters were born. The sons are Howard F. Hart and William J. Hart of Bucyrus, and the daughters are Mrs. H. E. (Netta Pearl Hart) Robbins, of Detroit. Mich., Mrs D. C. (Bell Hart) Morris also of Detroit, and Mrs. Jacob (Maude Hart) Streets, of Blakeslee, Ohio. There are nine grandchildren, three brothers and three sisters. The brothers are John Hart, of Antwerp, Ohio, Solomon Hart of Hicksville, Ohio, and High (Samuel Hiram) Hart, of Hicksville, The sisters are Mrs. S. Steele of Pontiac, MI., Mrs. Lee (Barbara Ann Hart) McClellan who also resided in Michigan and Mrs. Manchat (Samantha Roedema) Hart, Hicksville. To all of the surviving relatives, the sincere sympathy of friends is extended in this hour of their bereavement.

Sina Hart married Alfred Oberlin on 5 Mar 1905, Williams Co, OH; she was 42 and a resident of Edon, OH; she worked as a domestic and was married once before; Alfred was 42 on 6 Aug 1904 and was also a resident of Edon; he was a farmer, born in Williams Co, OH, the son of John Oberlin and Elizabeth Myers, and also was married once before.

Alfred R Oberlin first married Ruth Emma Franks on 1 July 1886 in Williams Co, OH; Emma married Samuel Durr on 19 Mar 1908 in Williams Co, OH; she was d/o
Azariah/Ezra Franks and Ruth Swart; odd thing – his father John Oberlin made out the application for license when Alfred would have been 24 at the time; children were Robert, Velva and Florence Oberlin; Emma divorced Alfred Oberlin sometime between 1900 federal census and 1905 marriage of Alfred to Sina Hart

1910 Florence, Williams, Ohio; Roll: T624_1241; Page: 7B; Enumeration District: 0121; Image: 714; FHL Number: 1375254.
h/h 167/167 Oberlin, Alfred 47 married 2x mar 5Y IN-IN-IN
Sina wife 47 mar 2x 5/5 ch IN-IN-IN
Durr, Henry 66 boarder widower own income OH-Germ-Germ

1920 Northwest, Williams, Ohio; Roll: T625_1450; Page: 5A; Enumeration District: 159; Image: 231.
h/h 106/112 Oberlin, Alfred 56 IN-IN-MI farmer
Sina wife 56 IN-unk-OH
Hart, Ellsworth bro-in-law 46 IN-unk-OH

Sina Morrow Hart Oberlin died on 27 Sept 1925.

Alfred Oberlin married Della Nelson Baker on 6 Aug 1926 in Williams Co, OH

1930 Northwest, Williams, Ohio; Roll: 1891; Page: 6A; Enumeration District: 13; Image: 212.0.
h/h 147/148 Oberlin, Alfred 67 mar@21Y IN-IN-IN farmer
Della S 57 wife mar@17Y In-IN-IN
Note the age when married does not apply to this marriage – data is misleading

Alfred died on 1 July 1940 and was buried beside wife Sina in West Buffalo Cem, Florence Twp, Williams Co, OH

20 November 2011

Link to New Info on Social Security Restrictions

By Pamela Pattison Lash

This may not be new info to you but it was to me.  Now the Social Security applications, which many genealogists have used to track ancestors, have new restrictions made without much fanfare by the US government.  The article that alerted me to this can be found at