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  

P99 - Oscar Eaton (26 July 1847, Ridgeway, Lenawee Co, MI - 22 June 1895, Cleveland, OH) - see Morrison

Grandfather Heaton James Eaton (b. 12 Feb 1771, Tunbridge, Orange Co, VT); m Mary Brockelbank

Father Christopher Columbus Eaton (b. 3 Nov 1810); m Eleanor Lamberson, 24 Dec 1835, she b. 25 Aug 1817

M Mrs. Harriet Wilber Morrison, 5 Nov 1873, Tecumseh, MI

Came to Wms Co 1875 to Bryan, OH

Child Oscar Seaborn Eaton


P44 - Lafayette G. Ely (b. Knox Co, OH) - picture

Grandfather Asher Ely b 1788 NJ to PA 1795; W1812 vet; to Knox Co, OH 1826

Parents George Ely and Elizabeth Folck, m. Knox Co, OH; to Brady Twp, Wms Co 1835

M1. Sarah S. Masters d/o Ezekiel Masters of Franklin Twp, Fulton Co, OH, 12 Nov 1857

Sarah d. 16 May 1885

M2. Mrs. Mary Wood, 30 Dec 1886


P357 - Oren Elbridge Ensign (b. 29 Nov 1831, Painesville, Lake Co, OH)

Grandfather - William Ensign, native of MA; Rev War vet, d. Madison, Lake Co, OH

Father - Oren Ensign, b.1785, Pittsfield, Berkshire Co, MA; later moved to Lake Co, OH; m. Nancy Pepoon, 1795; she native of Hatford, CT, d/o Lewis Pepoon, Rev War vet; 1836 to Farmer Twp, Defiance Co, OH where he d. 1857; she d. Beloit, WI

M Clarissa L. Dunkle, 9 Apr 1857, Toledo, Lucas Co, OH; b.13 June 1839, Canandaigua, NY; d/o Charles and Minerva Coller Dunkle; came to Center Twp, Wms Co before 1850

Children - Marvin A, dec, Albert E, dec, Clara E Scott (Matus), Adda R Woods (John)


P382 - Eli Farnham (b. 28 Mar 1843, St. Joseph Twp, Wms Co, OH); CW Vet Co K 68th OVI

Parents - Daniel and Caroline Sawyer Farnham; he b. Windham Co, CT 17 jan 1811; came to Wms Co 1835; m. 6 Oct 1840, she b. 13 Sept 1818, NY; he d. 27 Dec 1896; children: Leander, Eli A, Myron C, Marian R, Darwin A, twins daus, dec, Irmina, Ella, Elnora, Inez V

M Emma Rathbun, Lodi, Columbia Co, WI; she b 5 Feb 1855, CT; d/o William s. Rathbun

Children - Harry R, Waldo C, Irma, dec, Eli A, Emma, Dana (twins)


P546 - Elmer E. Firestone (b. 16 Nov 1865, Waterford, IN)

M Helen M. Blaker,1889, Hillsdale, MI; d/o John Blaker; she native of Wms Co

Children - Lois, Maym, Charles, Helen


P539 - Charles A. Freeland (b. 7 Mar 1861, Jonesville, Hillsdale Co, MI)

To Montpelier Jan 1890

M1 Mary Blood, 1884, Hillsdale Co, MI; she d. there 1887; children - Mabel, Cassius

M2 Cornelia Blood, 1888, his sister-in-law; children - Charles, Donald, Russell


P414 - William D. Fried (18 Aug 1842, Stark Co, OH); CW Vet 128th OVI

Grandfather - Henry Fried of Germany to PA to Stark Co, OH then Wms Co, OH; d.1859

Parents - Joseph and Anna Davis Fried; came to Wms Co 1858; he d.1863; children: Eliza J Cogswell (J), William D, Catherine Kale (J), Ellazan, George, dec, Amy, dec, Cora Hornish (P); mother mar Henry Layman of Defiance Co; she d. 1886

M Lydia Brown, 1868; b. 11 July 1847, Hancock Co, OH; d/o Rev John and Lucinda Briggs Brown, natives of Stark Co, OH; came to Wms Co 1848; children: 6 dec in childhood, Malon, dec, Lydia, Sanford, Hariette Kunkle, Manuel

Children - Della, dec, Delbert, Effa Martin (Charles), Dessie, dec, Ora, Cora (twins), Vallie, John J, CarmaB.  

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