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Williams County Genealogical Society 

Have a lost or found item that pertains to Williams County?
Send inquiries to: 

Williams County Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 293
Bryan, Ohio 43506-0293

WCGS is looking for: Williams County or Bryan City Directories from the 1880's & 1890's to place in the Bryan Library collection and /or publish .

Marriage Certificate  

 ....of Jacob W. KEISER and Margaret J. GAMBER> both from Williams County, Ohio.  They were wed 8 Feb 1808 in Michigan.
Anyone related to this couple may obtain this certificate by contacting:       Linda Friery
04701 County Road 12
Bryan, Ohio  43506. 



       Photo of a young lady. Sent to us by Shelly Cardiel of Krikland, Washington.  She was hoping someone would recognize the lady as an ancestor. On the back of the photo is the name Florence KRAFILL.  On the front is imprinted the name of the photographer:  J. E. BEACH, Bryan, Ohio.
    If you believe that this young lady is related to you, please contact the editor of the WCGS Newsletter 



Wanted:  Church Reunion Picture

       I am looking for a reunion picture, that was taken at the Floral Grove Church located at Floral Grove Cemetery near West Unity at the turn of the century. Many of my relatives would be in the picture. BOHNER, BOWERS, NICHTER or NEISTER. Does anyone know of its existence, or someone who may have one? I would like to have a copy. 

Joe Bohner
POB 565
Holgate, Oh 43527 2-02 
Floral Grove Church and Cemetery  


...Marriage license in the back of a picture frame.  License was Issued in Williams County, Ohio, dated 05 Mar 1874, and names the groom as Joseph AULT and Mary A. BRINER.  Descendants who would like to obtain this license should contact:
        Cliff Wieland
 3715 Catherine Street
Jackson, MI  49203


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