Williams County Ties 

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

Compiled by Pamela Lash  


P576 - Peter Charpiot (b. 23 Sept 1835, France)

Came to US 1854, first to Defiance, then to Wms Co - West Unity then Stryker

M1 Elise Peugeot, native of France; d. 30 June 1876

Children - Edward, Leo, Leah, Emil, Henry, dec, George dec

M2 Louise Charpiot (grandfathers were brothers), 26 Nov 1876; she b. 13 Nov 1838, FR; came to US 1861 first to NYC

Child - Alice Grisier (Charles)


P433 - Jeremiah Clay (13 Feb 1845, Richland Co, OH); CW Vet Co G 68th OVI

Grandparents - John and Margaret Miller Clay; moved from York Co, PA to Richland Co, OH 1828

Parents - Jacob and Elizabeth Glime Clay; came to Millcreek Twp spring 1845; he b. 21 Nov 1821; she b. 11 July 1823; m1844 Richland Co; children who reached majority were Jeremiah, William, Catherine, Sarah, John

M Elizabeth Bear, 24 June 1869; d/o Daniel and Sarah Bear, early Wms Co settlers

Children - 3 died young, Sydney S, Martha D Kelly (OL), Charles B

Lived in Gorham Twp, Fulton Co, OH for 9 years and MI for 2 yrs


P464 - George Clifton (b. 30 Nov 1855, Brady Twp, Wms Co, OH)

Parents - John R and Sarah E Borton Clifton, natives of Burlington Co, NJ; she b 26 Oct 1812; m. 8 June 1839; 1840 to OH, first to Fulton Co then 1843 to Brady Twp; Quakers; children - Rachel Mills (M) Matcalf (J), Esther Sparks (G), Sarah B. Hutchison(J), Mary Crumrine (D), Charles D, dec, John S, Samuel, dec, Abigail Crumrine (S), George

M Alice Hibbard, 1889, d/o Jonathan and Sarah Vanarsdalen Hibbard; early settler of Gorham Twp, Fulton Co, OH; children - Carrie Hamlin (A), Irene Fidler (G), Alida, Albert, Elmer, Alice, Catherine Smith (M), Cora

Daughter - Nellie H, b 1 Sept 1897


P398 - Charles Cook (b. 27 Dec 1840, Lehigh Co, PA); CW Vet Co H 197th OVI

Parents - Henry and Mary Laub Cook of PA to Wayne Co, OH 1848; then Holmes Co, then Seneca Co, and in 1858 Brady Twp, Wms Co, OH; she d.1883; he d. 1890; children: Jonas, Clarissa Woodring, Daniel, Henry, Mary Osburn(J), Charles, angeline Keller, William, Franklin,dec, Benjamin, dec, Susan Critchfield, Elizabeth Burch (J)

M1 Barbara Daso, 1863 of Wms Co; d/o Nicholas Daso; she d. Mar 1872

Children - Elizabeth Ebaugh (M), George W.

M2 Helen Richeson of Wms Co in fall 1872; she d. 1888

Children - Adam H, Mary, Ella

M3 Catherine Pfingsday, 1888,; she of Richland Co, OH, d/o Christopher Pfingsday

Child - Leona, dec


P450 - James Cummins (b. 24 June 1822, Trumbull Co, OH)

Came to Portage Co 1827; to Wms Co 1840

Parents - John and Rebecca Hatfield Cummins; he d. 1854; she d. 1876; children - Adelin Wright, James, Joseph, dec, Julia Allen, William, dec, Hiram, dec, Caroline Wadsworth

M1 Phoebe Kirk, 13 Apr 1844, of Columbiana Co, OH; d/o Timothy and Polly Hoops Kirk; to Wms Co 1842; children - Mary Lambright, Phebe, Nathan, Catherine Durbin, William; Phoebe d. 1863

Children - John dec, William, Mary Rising (W), George, Caroline dec, James, one infant

M2 Jane Evans, 12 Apr 1864; she b. Portage Co, OH, 23 Dec 1839 d/o John and Elizabeth James Evans, both Wales natives; to US 1835 to Portage Co; children - John, dec, Margaret Reese Jenkins (William), Jane, David, James

Children - 3 dec youngsters Marion, Fidelia, Henry, Charles, Delbert, Elizabeth Vanortrick, Susie Martin, Zilpha, Orpha, Alva,dec  

P297 - Daniel Deemer (29 June 1862, Columbiana Co, OH)

Grandfather - Philip Deemer, b. Mercer Co, PA; to New Lisbon, Columbiana Co, OH; m. Rosanna Stancher

Father - John Deemer b. 12 Nov 1827, New Lisbon, Columbiana Co, OH; mar Martha Bushong, 1 Jan 1852, Wms Co, OH; children: William M, Jacob Edward, Daniel; she d. 12 Mar 1871, Columbiana Co; m2 unknown woman; he d. 28 May 1875, Columbiana Co, OH

Came to Wms Co 1876

M. Blanche Brown, 25 June 1891, Wms Co; d/o Abner K and Amanda Bollinger Brown, of Bridgewater Twp


P322 - Dr. James K. Denman (b. 30 June 1851, Batemantown, Knox Co, OH)

Parents - Elisha G. and Almira Morrison Denman; he b. 1821, Knox Co, OH; d. Mar 1877; she b. 1820, Richland Co, OH; d. Dec 1896

Came to West Unity, Wms Co, OH 1851

M. Elizabeth Speaker, June 1877; d/o Charles Speaker of Delaware Twp, Defiance Co, OH; she b. 1851

Children - Charles G, Emma

Res. As of 1899, The Bend, Delaware Twp, Defiance Co, OH


P296 - Professor George W. Dustin (b. 12 July 1848, Wms Co, OH)

Parents - Samuel and Catherine Zeigler Dustin; he b. Westmoreland Co, PA; she native of Wayne Co, OH; came to Wms Co bef 1848; he d. 19 May 1892

M Esther A. Poast, 14 Sept 1875; d/o John and Catherine Rodkey Poast of Wms Co; b. 19 May 1852, Bryan, OH; her father d.15 Dec 1862; her mother d. 24 Feb 1897

Children - Carmie A, Winnie A, dec, Vena A, Loyal A  

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