20 May 2012

Divorce Action in Williams County, Ohio - Goller, 1870

By Pamela Pattison Lash (20 May 2012)

Thanks to eyes of Beth Gubbins, I have another divorce from Williams Co, OH, 1870.  If any one knows the parentage of either party, please contact me.

Ann S (Bowlby) Gorrell v James Madison Gorrell

Bryan Democrat, 1 Sept 1870 p2
Ann Gorrell filed a divorce petition in the Court of Common Pleas on 31 August 1870 charging James with adultery with Mary D Zeigler.  His residence is unknown. The notice appeared in the newspaper for six consecutive weeks.

This needs to be checked - Civil and Criminal Court Records - Roll 22 case #39 – 1870

The couple was married on 23 Sept 1858 in Williams Co, OH (Marriage V3 p26).  Note – the groom was listed as Madison Gorrell; the bride as Anna Maria Bowlby.

James Madison Gorrell (25 Dec 1836 Beaver Co, PA - 26 Jul 1924 at the I.O.O.F Home in Springfield, Clark Co, OH; buried in Grove Street Cem, Huron Co, OH)

1860 Bryan, Pulaski Twp, Williams Co, OH, p40 – my handwritten compilation
h/h /602 Ganel, Madison 23 OH
Ann 23 NJ
Ella 1M OH
Note – possibly Ann related to Zilpha Bowlby 20 NJ living in Bryan as well as father and step-mother, Adam and Mary Bowlby, all from NJ - see below
Note – Mary Covill with Henry Gorrell also in Bryan; Mary 60 MD and Henry 26 OH

1870 Kendallville Ward 3, Noble, Indiana; Roll: M593_347; Page: 187B; Image: 380; Family History Library Film: 545846.
h/h 124/111 Zeiler, Mary 29 OH
Ezra E 8 OH
Gorrel, Madison 33 OH stone cutter

James M Gorrell married Mary Drusilla Macomber Ziegler on 5 Nov 1870 in Noble Co, IN (Marriage Book 2 p450).  Mary was the widow of John Zeigler/Zigler and had a son Edward Ezra Zeigler (28 Sept 1861 Richland Co, OH – 2 Jan 1904 Plymouth, Marshall Co, IN); Mary married John Zeigler on 30 Aug 1860 in Richland Co, OH.

Mary Macomber (6 June 1841 Blooming Grove, Richland Co, OH - 24 Apr 1918, New London, Huron Co, OH; buried at the Grove Street Cem, Huron Co, OH); d/o William J and Elsie M Ferguson Macomber.

1880 New London, Huron, Ohio; Roll: 1035; Family History Film: 1255035; Page: 134D; Enumeration District: 149; Image: 0270.
h/h 96/97 Gorrell, James 43 PA-PA-PA marble cutter
Mary wife 38 OH-NY-NY
And William San Clair family possibly as boarders

1900 New London, Huron, Ohio; Roll: 1288; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 28; FHL microfilm: 1241288.
h/h 77/82 Gorell, James M 63 (Dec 1836) PA-PA-PA mar 30Y renter, marble cutter
Mary wife 58 (June 1841) 1/1 ch OH-NY-NY

1910 New London, Huron, Ohio; Roll: T624_1200; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 0032; Image: 552; FHL microfilm: 1375213.
112 High St
h/h 108/114 Gorrell, James M 73 mar 2x mar 30Y PA-PA-PA monument dealer, own shop
Mary D wife 68 mar 2x 3/0 ch OH-NY-NY

From Rutherford B Hayes Presidential Center (online):
James Madison Gorrell
Nickname:            Uncle Jimmy
Birth Date:            25 Dec 1836
Death Date:            26 Jul 1924
Age at Death:            87
Death Place:            Springfield, Ohio
Spouse:            Mary Drusilla (Macomber)
Marriage Date:            14 Nov 1870
Newspaper:            New London Record, New London, Ohio, 31 July 1924 p1 c3
Newspaper Repository: New London Public Library, OH; New London Public Library, OH

What happened to Ann Gorrell?

1850 Pulaski, Williams, Ohio; Roll: M432_741; Page: 88B; Image: 176.
h/h Bowlby, Adam R 39 NJ farmer
Mary 39 NJ
Ann 14 NJ with siblings John, William, Samuel, Andrew, Annina, Oliver McGrue, Hannah, and Emmeline
Note – Ann was the daughter of Adam Riley Bowlby and first wife, Martha McDaniel.

1870 Bryan, Williams, Ohio; Roll: M593_1282; Page: 180B; Image: 364; Family History Library Film: 552781.
h/h 95/95 Garl, Ann 32 NJ
Flora 8 OH
Cora 6 OH

Ann M Gorrell married John Saultzman, 8 Jan 1878 in Williams Co, OH (Marriage V4 p555)

1880 Bryan, Williams, Ohio; Roll: 1078; Family History Film: 1255078; Page: 658D; Enumeration District: 012; Image: 0178.
h/h 596/624 Suttsman, John 57 insurance agent OH-OH-OH
Ann wife 42 OH-NJ-OH
Belle dau 16 OH-OH-OH

Flora L Gorrell married George A Newcomer, 17 Oct 1878 in Williams Co, OH (Marriage 4 p599)

Bryan Democrat, 14 July 1881/Bryan Press, 14 July 1881 – John Saltzman

Williams Co, OH Probate - 25 June 1898 Ann Saltman – misc – case #2934

Bryan Democrat, 30 June 1898 – Two cases of lunacy were up before the Probate Court last week – Mrs Jessamine Denman of Montpelier and Mrs Ann Salzman of Bryan.  They were committed to the asylum at Toledo.

1900 Toledo Ward 15, Lucas, Ohio; Roll: 1299; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 113; FHL microfilm: 1241299.
Toledo State Asylum
Ann Saltzman patient 63 (May 1837) OH-OH-OH 2/2 ch widow

1910 Toledo Ward 10, Lucas, Ohio; Roll: T624_1209; Page: 17B; Enumeration District: 0131; Image: 1164; FHL microfilm: 1375222.
Toledo State Asylum
Ann Saltzman  inmate 73 widow 2/0 ch NJ-unk-unk

Fountain Grove Cem, Bryan, Pulaski Twp, Williams Co, OH
Saltzman, John Co E 21st OVI
Ann M no dates
Dimma May 1895-1898

Ann Saltzman (May 1837 – 28 Aug 1911, Toledo State Asylum, Lucas Co, OH; bur Bryan, OH; widow; lived there 13Y)

Bryan Democrat, 1 Sept 1911 p1 c2 – Ann Saltzman
Ann Saltzman died at the Toledo State hospital Monday morning on 28 Aug 1911 at the age of 74.  The remains were brought to Bryan Monday evening and taken to the Deck undertaking establishment.  The funeral was held from there Wednesday morning and the remains laid to rest in the Fountain Grove Cemetery.

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