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  

P101 - Peter Gares (22 Dec 1836, Bavaria, Germany - 30 Sept 1897, Tiffin Twp, Defiance Co, OH)

Came to US 1839 to Richland Co, OH; to Wms Co 1842

Parents Jacob and Mary Elizabeth Drum Gares; son Peter eldest of 8 children

Peter res of Tiffin Twp, Defiance Co, OH

M Christina Toberen, 2 Dec 1858; b. 5 Apr 1837, Tiffin Twp; d/o Henry and Elizabeth Beiderwell Toberen, natives of Prussia, Germany; first to Massillon, OH

Children John W, Jacob H, Orestes P, Mary E, Frederick W, 4 youngsters, dec, Sarah dec


P279 - Jacob Garver (b. 4 Apr 1829, Fayette Co, PA)

Grandfather Martin Garver, Sr., native of Washington Co, MD, b. 29 Mar 1764; d. 19 Apr 1850, Tuscarawus Co, OH

Father Martin Garver, Jr., b 1804, Fayette Co, PA; m. Susan Shaffer, b. 1808, also native of Fayette Co, PA; m c1829 and moved to Tuscarawus Co, OH; moved to Wms Co 1853; he d. Williams Center 1864; she d. Bryan, 31 Jan 1897; children: Jacob, John, George, Anna, Mary, Benjamin, David, Martin V.

M Catherine Garver, Aug 1851, Tuscarawus Co, OH; b. 16 Aug 1829, Fayette Co, PA; d/o Joseph Garver, d. 1882, Wayne Co, OH

Children - Franklin, Jane Donze (Peter),dec, Susan, Alma, dec, Ada Musser (William F), Edward, Charles

Came to Wms Center May 1852


P402 - Martin V. Garver (b. 17 June 1848, Bucks Twp, Tuscarawus Co, OH)

Father - Martin Garver, b. 1804; m. Susan Shaffer; came to Bryan,Wms Co 1852

M Ella Lane, 1872

Children - Mabel, Olive


P189 - Dr. Richard Gaudern (b. 26 July 1832, Oneida Co, NY); CW Vet 68th Bat OVI

Parents Richard and Abigail Stewart Gaudern; he b. England; twice a widower before traveling to US where he mar Abigail d/o Solomon W. Stewart of Hudson, NY; 1835 to Coshocton Co, OH; 1840 to Bridgewater Twp, Wms Co, OH; children: William, Catherine Perkey (Judge), Abigail Champion, Theodosia Graves; he d1850; she d1872

M1 Lucinda Pennell, 1857; d/o Reverend Abram Pennell of NY; she d. Sept 1862; child died at age 3

M2 Lucia R. Pitts, 1863 of NY, d/o Peter Pitts; she d. 1870

Children Abigail S., Bessie, Edward (Cora Patten)

M3 Mrs. Mary Jane Gross, 1874; d/o John Kelly


P425 - Joseph Greek (b. 12 Jan 1844, Richland Co, OH) CW Vet Co F 38th OVI; Co H 68th OVI

Parents - Frederick and Margaret Brubaker Greek, b. PA; 1840 to Richland Co, OH; then Hancock Co, OH; in 1850 to Madison Twp, Wms Co, OH; children: 2 infants dec, John, Elizabeth Conley, Fanny Hendrix, dec, Nancy Burkholder, Joseph, George, Wesley B, Elias, Martha Gill, Jane Throne, William F, Margaret Oxinger

M1 Malissa M. West, 15 Oct 1867; native of Stark Co, OH; came to Wms Co 1863; she d. 19 Jan 1886

Children - Ada Wolcott, Amanda Weidner, Emerson C, Arthur J, Carrie L, dec

M2 Sarah J. Drum, Sept 1888; she b. 1858, PA; came to Wms Co 1860

Children - Carl E (b. 3 Feb 1890), Glen D (b. 23 Sept 1894)

Res. Millcreek Twp, Wms Co, OH


P295 - John C. Grim (b. 14 July 1857, Bryan, Wms Co, OH)

Parents Joseph S. and Allison Cairns Grim; he b. Stark Co, OH; she b. Scotland; he CW vet Co H 25th OVI; he d. honey Hill, SC Dec 1864; she d. 5 May 1891, Bryan; children: Martha, Margaret, dec, John C, Andrew, dec, Francis

M Myrtle Lockhart, 7 Apr 1886; d/o Clark and Martha Towers Lockhart; he d. Ashland Co, OH; widow mar John Scott of Springfield Twp

Children - Florence, Ruth E, Leland


P580 - Doctor Blair Hagerty (b. 14 Dec 1840, Bridgewater Twp, Wms Co, OH); CW Vet Co F 47th Illinois VI

Parents - Blair and Rebecca Goodrich Haggerty, natives of Washington Co, PA; to Wms Co 1844; he d. here @84Y; she d. spring 1897; children - Joseph, James, Blair, Spencer, Almyra, Elizabeth, Rhoda


P570 - Jacob Conrad Halm (b. 15 July 1864, Defiance Co, OH)

Grandfather Jacob Halm

Father Jacob Halm b. 1834, Baltmannsweiler, Schorndorf, Kingdom of Wurtemberg)

;came to US 1854; 1858 to Ohio; to Wms Co 1863; m Caroline Kissel, NYC, 20 Oct 1858; she d. June 1895, Bryan

M Millie Rankert, 15 Dec 1887, d/o Michael Rankert of Bryan

Children - lauren, Jacob, Arthur


P444- George Hamet (b. 11 Jan 1847, Pickaway Co, OH); CW Vet Co F 182nd OVI

Parents - John E. and Rhoda Warren Hamet; came back to Wms Co 1851; he d.1872; she d1894; children - George W, John F, Amanda Matoon (JA), Ella, dec, Philip

M Amelia Pepple, b. 9 Jan 1847,Stark Co, OH, d/o William and Amelia Irwin Pepple; came to Wms Co 1857; he d1875; she d1897; children - Catherine, Caroline Lambert(R), Walter, dec,, Tisby Vaus (WH), Sarah Vaus (WH - 2nd wife), Amelia, Winfield, dec

Children - Herman, b1879, and Mabel, b1881


P225 - Dr. Frank O. Hart (22 May 1855, Wms Co, OH-10 Oct 1898; buried Lockport Cem)

Grandfather Bliss Hart of Hartford, CT

Parents Julius C. and Martha M. Fish Hart; he b. Trumbull Co, OH; 1840's to Wms Co; he d. 1 May 1870; she d. 1862; children: Frank O, Cains O, Flora J Parlette (Reverend)

M Celestia A. Arter, Dec 1878 of Crawford Co, OH; d/o CM and Harriet Arter; CM to Wms Co 1842; she d 1883; children: Celestia, Samantha Lash, Libby, Harriet Weaver, Clara Kaufman (AE)

Daughter Lena May, b 1 Jan 1882


P376 - Erastus Hoadley (3 Jan 1833, Columbiana Co, OH); CW Vet 189th OVI

Grandparents - Gideon and Sarah Storm Hoadley of CT; d. Columbiana Co, OH; children: Harvey, dec, Ebenezer, dec, Erastus, dec, Hiram, Mary Hadley, Clarinda Borland, Matia Ditcheon

Parents - Hiram and Elizabeth Davis Hoadley; he lived in Mahoning and Trumbull Cos, OH; m in Columbiana Co, OH, came to Wms Co 1868; he d. 1895, she d. 1893; children: Erastus, Sarah Cortney, John D, dec, Hiram Jr, Mary Brosius

Came to Wms Co 1853

M1 Sophia Morris, 1855, Columbiana Co, OH; native of Beaver Co, PA; d/o Jonathan and Sophia Baker Morris; she d1884

Children - Willis E, Eva Cummings, Dimma B

M2 Mrs. Angeline Hoadley, 1890; her children by 1st marriage - Mary, Annie, Jennie; d/o Stephen and Laura A. Palmer Calvin of CT

Lived in Edon, OH


P435 - A. R. Hyatt (b. 7 Sept 1846, Lockport, Wms Co, OH); CW Vet Co C 38th OVI

Grandfather - Meshack Hyatt of Wayne Co, OH

Parents - Seth B and Eleanor Bodel Hyatt of OH; came to Wms Co 1843; wife Eleanor inherited land entered by her father Robert Bodel, 1820; he born in Scotland and died in Wms Co 1840; unnamed wife d. 1867;  Bodel children- Alexander, Eleanor, Isabel Cox (F); Eleanor d.28 Feb 1854; Hyatt children - AR, Sarah Haigh (GW), Cordelia Herald; Seth moved to Bryan, OH; m 2nd time 1856, Emily Keeler, d/o Lewis and Rebecca Stevens Keeler; he died May 1883

M Emily Boothman, 1873; she b 5 Nov 1848, d/o Lemuel L and Melliasendria Hart Boothman, natives of Trumbull Co, OH; children - Adeline Thomas, Melvin, Emily, Lewis, Rollin, Ellery, Juliam, Mina, William, Florence, dec; her grandfather Thomas Boothman

Children - Donald, Conroy, Mina, Emily  

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