Ionia County, Michigan

Posted Queries for March 1998


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DAILEY, DAILY, WALDO, WHEELOCK posted by Jeanette Olger on Sunday, March 1, 1998

Have info on the DAILY/DAILEY family from Lake Odessa, Ionia Co., MI. Also have worked on WHEELOCK family from Grand Traverse Co., MI; WALDO family from Grand Rapids, Kent Co and Grand Traverse Co., MI. Am willing to share any/all info.

WASHBURN posted by Elaine Morris on Sunday, March 1, 1998

The James and Susan Allen WASHBURN family lived in Saranac, Ionia Co, MI in 1870, and James died there sometime between 1870 and 1880. I would like to learn his date of death. A daughter, Ella Washburn, may have married in Ionia County about 1875, and I would like to have that information also. In 1880, Susan WASHBURN and son, George A.(age 28), were living in Robinson Twp, Ottawa Co, MI. Any assistance with this family appreciated.

COURTER, CRAWFORD, GROOM posted by Jim Moses on Sunday, March 1, 1998

I found a large framed marriage certificate at the Portland Flea Market and would like people to know about it in case someone is a relative. I did not buy it but if someone wants it I can go pick it up for them, or they can go there themselves to get it. It was priced at $15.00. and is a certificate of marriage for Frank R. COURTER of Sheridan and Maude GROOM of Carson City. The date of the marriage was 16 Sep 1906 by Rev. Fred Pinch. The witnesses were Bert and Anna CRAWFORD.

GENSON, GILSON, PICKARD posted by Amy Campbell on Sunday, March 1, 1998

Looking for information on John A. Genson and wife Delia:thier Daughter Essie Ona born in Ionia 1890. Also looking for info on Lysander Pickard and wife Harriet S. Harreit died in 1937. They had son Clinton and at least two daughters, all born in Ionia.

GORDON posted by Danodrog on Tuesday, March 3, 1998

I am trying to find information on the GORDON families of Berlin Township Ionia county Michigan : Frances Louella Gordon born 1870 Howard Wesley Gordon born 1863 Coopersville Michigan Any help would be appreciated thank you

DANIELS, INGALL, KARRAR, STAMBAUGH posted by Mary Dennison on Friday, March 6, 1998

Am looking for information on the Daniels families and Ingall family, mainly. I have a bit of information I have found, that I am willing to share. Sgt Orren Daniels, Civil War, am looking for the county in PA this family came from, and parents names etc... Also, looking for descendants and ancestors of William Ingall, born in York county England, emigrated year - (?). Both families resided in Sebewa Twp. Looking, also, for any information on early Sebewa Twp.

PROBASCO posted by Nora Probasco on Saturday, March 7, 1998

I am interested in all PROBASCO surname info, research and family trees. I have begun an extensive PROBASCO database and plan to use it to direct PROBASCO researchers to others who may be researching their line. The PROBASCOs were in Ionia County in the 1860's.

IONIA STATE HOSPITAL posted by Richard Hills on Saturday, March 7, 1998

IONIA_STATE_HOSPITAL: has anyone tried to access records from early patients there. A family member was there in 1917. I liked to learn more. Thanks, Dick

BRAZEE, BROCK, CHENEY, FOUTS, INMAN, JOST, LERCH, MEIER, OLMSTEAD, PENNY, RANNY, ROSSMAN, RYAN, SIMCOX, WEAVER posted by Todd R. Rossman on Sunday, March 8, 1998

Looking for information pertaining to a relative who was buried in Ionia after having lived in the area for some time long ago. After coming back from my parent's in Pennsylvania, they permitted me to take all of the family photos for scanning. I'm presently creating a hypertext family tree - which has been much fun! She is my is my great-great grandmother Majina Simcox Penny Wheaton who was born circa 1860. She had remarried into the Wheaton family after the death of her husband Mortimer Penny. I have a picture of her grave at what was (and still is?) Clearlake Cemetary. I have scanned in these pictures along with some of her and could attach these to email as .jpg files. Might you know of anyone who could help me with this - I need to know her birth and death dates.

GENEREAUX, GENEREUX posted by Everett Genereux on Thursday, March 12, 1998

GENEREUX or (GENEREAUX) Genereauxville Tradeing Post on the Grand River before Ionia was a settlement

DENNY posted by Donna Denny Bergsten on Saturday, March 14, 1998

I am trying to research my grandfather's family in MI. I am having difficulties as MI law does not allow genealogists to view birth indexes. I have found the family in Ionia County in the 1870 census: Cyprian and Catherine DENNY with their three children: Henry, Anna Mae and Catherine. There are 3 or 4 other children in the family, but I can't seem to find.

SWINEHEART, WARNER posted by Michelle Warner- Powell on Wednesday, March 18, 1998

Looking for a Jacob I. WARNER b abt 1860 OH. Taken in by SWINEHEART family When his father died in the Civil War and moved to Lake Odessa, Ionia Co. He later married one of their daughters, Irene SWINEHEART. He is buried in Lakeside Cemetary, Lake Odessa. We know he had female children. Thanks!

GOODENOUGH, GOODONOUGH, HODGES, SMITH, SYLVIA posted by Renee Brandel on Friday, March 20, 1998

ANY information would help Sylvia married D.L. HODGES help

SWEET posted by Kendall Sieger on Sunday, March 22, 1998

I am looking for information or people who knew anything about Jerry Alan Sweet. He was born april 15, 1948 and died in 1968 in Vietnam, he also attended school at Lebanon H.S. in Lebanon Springs N.Y.

SWEET posted by Kendall Sieger on Friday, March 27, 1998

I am looking for information or people who knew anything about Jerry Alan Sweet. He was born april 15, 1948 and died in 1968 in Vietnam, he also attended school at Lebanon H.S. in Lebanon Springs N.Y.

GOODENOUGH, GOODONOUGH, HODGES, SMITH, SYLVIA posted by Renee Brandel on Friday, March 27, 1998

ANY information would help Sylvia married D.L. HODGES help

SWINEHEART, WARNER posted by Michelle Warner- Powell on Friday, March 27, 1998

Looking for a Jacob I. WARNER b abt 1860 OH. Taken in by SWINEHEART family When his father died in the Civil War and moved to Lake Odessa, Ionia Co. He later married one of their daughters, Irene SWINEHEART. He is buried in Lakeside Cemetary, Lake Odessa. We know he had female children. Thanks!

DENNY posted by Donna Denny Bergsten on Friday, March 27, 1998

I am trying to research my grandfather's family in MI. I am having difficulties as MI law does not allow genealogists to view birth indexes. I have found the family in Ionia County in the 1870 census: Cyprian and Catherine DENNY with their three children: Henry, Anna Mae and Catherine. There are 3 or 4 other children in the family, but I can't seem to find.

BRAZEE, BROCK, CHENEY, FOUTS, INMAN, JOST, LERCH, MEIER posted by Todd R. Rossman on Friday, March 27, 1998

Looking for information pertaining to a relative who was buried in Ionia after having lived in the area for some time long ago. After coming back from my parent's in Pennsylvania, they permitted me to take all of the family photos for scanning. I'm presently creating a hypertext family tree - which has been much fun! She is my is my great-great grandmother Majina Simcox Penny Wheaton who was born circa 1860. She had remarried into the Wheaton family after the death of her husband Mortimer Penny. I have a picture of her grave at what was (and still is?) Clearlake Cemetary. I have scanned in these pictures along with some of her and could attach these to email as .jpg files. Might you know of anyone who could help me with this - I need to know her birth and death dates. and death dates.

PROBASCO posted by Nora Probasco on Friday, March 27, 1998

I am interested in all PROBASCO surname info, research and family trees. I have begun an extensive PROBASCO database and plan to use it to direct PROBASCO researchers to others who may be researching their line. The PROBASCOs were in Ionia County in the 1860's.

DANIELS, INGALL, KARRAR, STAMBAUGH posted by Mary Dennison on Friday, March 27, 1998

Am looking for information on the Daniels families and Ingall family, mainly. I have a bit of information I have found, that I am willing to share. Sgt Orren Daniels, Civil War, am looking for the county in PA this family came from, and parents names etc... Also, looking for descendants and ancestors of William Ingall, born in York county England, emigrated year - (?). Both families resided in Sebewa Twp. Looking, also, for any information on early Sebewa Twp.

GORDON posted by Danodrog on Friday, March 27, 1998

I am trying to find information on the GORDON families of Berlin Township Ionia county Michigan : Frances Louella Gordon born 1870 Howard Wesley Gordon born 1863 Coopersville Michigan Any help would be appreciated thank you

GENSON, GILSON, PICKARD posted by Amy Campbell on Friday, March 27, 1998

Looking for information on John A. Genson and wife Delia:thier Daughter Essie Ona born in Ionia 1890. Also looking for info on Lysander Pickard and wife Harriet S. Harreit died in 1937. They had son Clinton and at least two daughters, all born in Ionia.

COURTER, CRAWFORD, GROOM posted by Jim Moses on Friday, March 27, 1998

I found a large framed marriage certificate at the Portland Flea Market and would like people to know about it in case someone is a relative. I did not buy it but if someone wants it I can go pick it up for them, or they can go there themselves to get it. It was priced at $15.00. and is a certificate of marriage for Frank R. COURTER of Sheridan and Maude GROOM of Carson City. The date of the marriage was 16 Sep 1906 by Rev. Fred Pinch. The witnesses were Bert and Anna CRAWFORD.

WASHBURN posted by Elaine Morris on Friday, March 27, 1998

The James and Susan Allen WASHBURN family lived in Saranac, Ionia Co, MI in 1870, and James died there sometime between 1870 and 1880. I would like to learn his date of death. A daughter, Ella Washburn, may have married in Ionia County about 1875, and I would like to have that information also. In 1880, Susan WASHBURN and son, George A.(age 28), were living in Robinson Twp, Ottawa Co, MI. Any assistance with this family appreciated.

DAILEY, DAILY, WALDO, WHEELOCK posted by Jeanette Olger on Friday, March 27, 1998

Have info on the DAILY/DAILEY family from Lake Odessa, Ionia Co., MI. Also have worked on WHEELOCK family from Grand Traverse Co., MI; WALDO family from Grand Rapids, Kent Co and Grand Traverse Co., MI. Am willing to share any/all info.

BALDWIN, COMPTON, COOMER, DAVID, DAVIDS, LAVERTY, PHILLIPS, PROBART, SOLES, SOULES, SOWLES posted by Robert Frei on Sunday, March 29, 1998

The names I am studying are the sons and daughters of Alpha and Mary (Compton) David - Hester m. David Soles (Sowles/Soules), Calphurnia m. Levi Phillips, Mary Jane m. Erastus Laverty in 1854 then Jared Coomer in 1861, Elsie m. James Probart, & Ida m. Sylvanus Baldwin. The Compton family in Ionia County descends from Mary (Compton) David's brothers, John and Phillip. The Davids family is descended from sons of Mary and Alpha. Looking for all information on these families, any biographies, clippings, journals, etc. There is an excellent publication of the journals kept by Lizzie (Soles/Sowles) Dravenstatt, a grand-daughter of Alpha and Mary David. Does anyone have others - published or un-published?

GORDON, STOWELL posted by Blair Gordon on Sunday, March 29, 1998

Am searching for information on Luke Stowell and his wife Eleanor Gordon. They were married in York Township of the Home District of Ontario, presently known as York County on October 5, 1827. Eleanor died on October 3,1870 and Luke died on April 24, 1881 and are both buried in Wheeler Cemetery in Ionia County. Would anyone have access to or know where to obtain their obituaries, or newspaper records of their death. Any help would be most appreciated..

DOTY, GEER, WINSLOW posted by Jim Fraser on Sunday, March 29, 1998

Looking for ancestry information on: Subject* Ezra WINSLOW Father* William WINSLOW ( -1834) Mother* Lydia GEER (1776- ) Birth* 10 May 1797 VT. Son: c __ ___ 1823 William WINSLOW (1823- ); NY. Daug: 18 Sep 1823 Amanda M. WINSLOW (1823-1891); NY. Death* __ ___ 1842 Easton, Ionia Co., MI. I have no information on Ezra's wife. His daughter Amanda married William DOTY in Ionia Co., MI.

MOYER posted by Jim Moyer on Sunday, March 29, 1998

Looking for info on Great Great Grandfather Jno (John) Moyer 1812 - 1894.He came to Canada in approx 1857 with his wife former Temperance Cole of York County Penn and 4 children.. He farmed here in Woodstock Ont for about 15 years and then moved to Ionia Mich. His one son Morgan (my great grandfather) remained here. When John died in Ionia approx 1894 his wife returned to Woodstock to live with Morgan. Only 2 survivors Morgan and a Mrs Golden of Ionia, Mich. John is burried south of here but cant find anything else about him or family. Great grandfather Morgan married twice first marriage 3 boys John to Medicine Hat Alta, William to Wakefield, Kans., and James to Chicago. No info on them either. 2nd marriage 2 boys Thomas (grandfather) Verne great uncle and Ester . Ester married Ed Lord and moved to Flint Mich and later Fenton, Mich where they spent most of their life. Both burried Holly Mich. Any info on any of above would be greatly appreciated. Thanks..

BALDWIN, COMPTON, COOMER, DAVID, DAVIDS, LAVERTY, PHILLIPS, PROBART, SOLES, SOULES, SOWLES posted by Robert Frei on Sunday, March 29, 1998

The names I am studying are the sons and daughters of Alpha and Mary (Compton) David - Hester m. David Soles (Sowles/Soules), Calphurnia m. Levi Phillips, Mary Jane m. Erastus Laverty in 1854 then Jared Coomer in 1861, Elsie m. James Probart, & Ida m. Sylvanus Baldwin. The Compton family in Ionia County descends from Mary (Compton) David's brothers, John and Phillip. The Davids family is descended from sons of Mary and Alpha. Looking for all information on these families, any biographies, clippings, journals, etc. There is an excellent publication of the journals kept by Lizzie (Soles/Sowles) Dravenstatt, a grand-daughter of Alpha and Mary David. Does anyone have others - published or un-published?

GORDON, STOWELL posted by Blair Gordon on Sunday, March 29, 1998

Am searching for information on Luke Stowell and his wife Eleanor Gordon. They were married in York Township of the Home District of Ontario, presently known as York County on October 5, 1827. Eleanor died on October 3,1870 and Luke died on April 24, 1881 and are both buried in Wheeler Cemetery in Ionia County. Would anyone have access to or know where to obtain their obituaries, or newspaper records of their death. Any help would be most appreciated.

WINSLOW posted by Jim Fraser on Sunday, March 29, 1998

Looking for ancestry information on: Subject* Ezra WINSLOW Father* William WINSLOW ( -1834) Mother* Lydia GEER (1776- ) Birth* 10 May 1797 VT. Son: c 1823 William WINSLOW (1823- ); NY. Daug: 18 Sep 1823 Amanda M. WINSLOW (1823-1891); NY. Death* 1842 Easton, Ionia Co., MI. I have no information on Ezra's wife. His daughter Amanda married William DOTY in Ionia Co., MI.

GOLDEN, LORD, MOYER posted by Jim Moyer on Sunday, March 29, 1998

Looking for info on Great Great Grandfather Jno (John) Moyer 1812 - 1894.He came to Canada in approx 1857 with his wife former Temperance Cole of York County Penn and 4 children.. He farmed here in Woodstock Ont for about 15 years and then moved to Ionia Mich. His one son Morgan (my great grandfather) remained here. When John died in Ionia approx 1894 his wife returned to Woodstock to live with Morgan. Only 2 survivors Morgan and a Mrs GOLDEN of Ionia, Mich. John is burried south of here but cant find anything else about him or family. Great grandfather Morgan married twice first marriage 3 boys John to Medicine Hat Alta, William to Wakefield, Kans., and James to Chicago. No info on them either. 2nd marriage 2 boys Thomas (grandfather) Verne great uncle and Ester . Ester married Ed LORD and moved to Flint Mich and later Fenton, Mich where they spent most of their life. Both burried Holly Mich. Any info on any of above would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.

HOGLE, REYNOLDS posted by Tom Bishop on Monday, March 30, 1998

Seek information on Robert HOGEL born about 1800, New York, died 12 November 1872, Ionia Co, MI; married Cynthia REYNOLDS by 1838, born about 1810, died 15 April 1854; Seven Children: Margaret born January, 1838, New York, married (1) Henry UPTON, married (2) Aaron Bennett GUERNSEY, Kalamazoo, MI; Robert, born about 1839, New York, may have died young; Stephen born about 1840, New York; Melissa, born about 184l, New York, married Alfred JONES about 1852, Kalamazoo Co, MI; Franklin, born about 1841, New York, died in Civil War; Jenett(e) born about 1845, New York; Nancy born about 1850 in New York or MI, died 1868, Kalamazoo Co, MI. In 1850 Michigan Census, Oakland County, Pontiac Township, Robert HOGLE is living next door to a probable relative William HOGLE, born about 1805 in New York, married to Cordelia. Two Children: Delilah born about 1836 New York, may have married David MAGGARD; Della born about 1841-1843. Robert HOGLE is related in some way to Hiram HOGLE, born 1805 Mapleton, Saratoga Co, New York; died July 1872, Niles, Ohio; married (1) his first cousin Elizabeth HOGLE in 1832, born 1816, died 1860; married (2) Caroline STILWELL, Saranac, Ionia Co, MI 1869. It has been said that Hiram's father may have been named Abraham (Abe). Hiram and Elizabeth came from Vergennes Township, Genesee Co, NY, and in 1843 settled at Fairport, Lake Co, Ohio. They had 10 children two of whom died in infancy. Isaac born 1834, New York; married Harriet McKEE; Mary married Erwin HARRIS; Almira married John HAKEAND; Roxy married William HOOD; Lucinda married Robert CHURCH; Otis, born in Ohio; Martha married Leroy SCOVILLE; Alice married Henry RADER. My 88 year old mother remembers attending family reunions when she was a child and seeing, hearing, and talking with some of Hiram's children. Namely Roxy and Martha..

HOGLE, REYNOLDS posted by Tom Bishop on Monday, March 30, 1998

Seek information on Robert HOGEL born about 1800, New York, died 12 November 1872, Ionia Co, MI; married Cynthia REYNOLDS by 1838, born about 1810, died 15 April 1854; Seven Children: Margaret born January, 1838, New York, married (1) Henry UPTON, married (2) Aaron Bennett GUERNSEY, Kalamazoo, MI; Robert, born about 1839, New York, may have died young; Stephen born about 1840, New York; Melissa, born about 184l, New York, married Alfred JONES about 1852, Kalamazoo Co, MI; Franklin, born about 1841, New York, died in Civil War; Jenett(e) born about 1845, New York; Nancy born about 1850 in New York or MI, died 1868, Kalamazoo Co, MI. In 1850 Michigan Census, Oakland County, Pontiac Township, Robert HOGLE is living next door to a probable relative William HOGLE, born about 1805 in New York, married to Cordelia. Two Children: Delilah born about 1836 New York, may have married David MAGGARD; Della born about 1841-1843. Robert HOGLE is related in some way to Hiram HOGLE, born 1805 Mapleton, Saratoga Co, New York; died July 1872, Niles, Ohio; married (1) his first cousin Elizabeth HOGLE in 1832, born 1816, died 1860; married (2) Caroline STILWELL, Saranac, Ionia Co, MI 1869. It has been said that Hiram's father may have been named Abraham (Abe). Hiram and Elizabeth came from Vergennes Township, Genesee Co, NY, and in 1843 settled at Fairport, Lake Co, Ohio. They had 10 children two of whom died in infancy. Isaac born 1834, New York; married Harriet McKEE; Mary married Erwin HARRIS; Almira married John HAKEAND; Roxy married William HOOD; Lucinda married Robert CHURCH; Otis, born in Ohio; Martha married Leroy SCOVILLE; Alice married Henry RADER. My 88 year old mother remembers attending family reunions when she was a child and seeing, hearing, and talking with some of Hiram's children. Namely Roxy and Martha.

HOUDEN, HOWDER, PRIEST posted by Herman Stephan on Tuesday, March 31, 1998

Looking for info on a Electa Priest and a John Howder (Houden). Electa had a brother or father named Joshua and he had a son named Bert.. 1830 to the 1900's.. All in Ionia County..

FISK, HAYES, OLMSTED, WHITE posted by Hugh E. White on Tuesday, March 31, 1998

THESE FAMILIES SETTLED IN IONIA COUNTY MICHIGAN IN THE 1800'S AND LIVED PRIMARLILY IN NORTH PLIANS OR OTISCO TOWNSHIPS IN THE EARLY YEARS..

HEADWORTH, ROBBINS posted by Tom O'Neil on Tuesday, March 31, 1998

bef 1857, ROBBINS families moved to So. Boston, Joseph FranklinROBBINS d. c1960, So. Boston. Seeking burial place, obituary. Martin ROBBINS m. Elizabeth HEADWORTH 20 Dec 1859. Seeking info.Children of Russell ROBBINS who was son of Joseph Franklin; Russell's children: followiing born No. Boston, Cornelia Effie,b. 1857; Charles Henry, b. 7 Oct 1858; John Russell, b. 15 Mar 1861; George Benjamin McClennan, b. 11 Dec 1864. Would like info on any and all of above Tom O'Neil, 716 E. Dennis #88, Tumwater, WA 98501.

FISK, HAYES, OLMSTED, WHITE posted by Hugh E. White on Tuesday, March 31, 1998

THESE FAMILIES SETTLED IN IONIA COUNTY MICHIGAN IN THE 1800'S AND LIVED PRIMARLILY IN NORTH PLIANS OR OTISCO TOWNSHIPS IN THE EARLY YEARS.

HEADWORTH, ROBBINS posted by Tom O'Neil on Tuesday, March 31, 1998

bef 1857, ROBBINS families moved to So. Boston, Joseph FranklinROBBINS d. c1960, So. Boston. Seeking burial place, obituary. Martin ROBBINS m. Elizabeth HEADWORTH 20 Dec 1859. Seeking info.Children of Russell ROBBINS who was son of Joseph Franklin; Russell's children: followiing born No. Boston, Cornelia Effie,b. 1857; Charles Henry, b. 7 Oct 1858; John Russell, b. 15 Mar 1861; George Benjamin McClennan, b. 11 Dec 1864. Would like info on any and all of above Tom O'Neil, 716 E. Dennis #88, Tumwater, WA 98501

 


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