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  



P514 - Doctor R. F. Lamson (b. 20 Feb 1838, Licking Co, OH); CW Vet 78th OVI

Parents - Andrew and Clarinda Hughes Lamson; she lived in Bryan c1899; he d. Wms Co 1896

M Elizabeth Wanzor, 1861, b. Madison Co, OH, 10 May 1841; d/o Ransford and Elizabeth Burt Wanzor, Quakers

Res Bridgewater Twp 1865, later Bryan


P553 - William Lash (b. 19 Nov 1825, Wayne Co, OH)

Parents - Henry S. and Nancy Craven Lash

M Elizabeth Maxwell, 14 Oct 1847, Wayne Co, OH; d/o William and Isabella Johnson Maxwell

Children - 3 infants dec, Henry, Elizabeth Strain (George), Isabella Huber (HH), Louisa Greer (F), Laura Denious (CF), Ida Miller (Wilbur)

To Florence Twp,Wms Co 1850; 1871 moved to Hicksville, Defiance Co, OH


P523 - Doctor Henry C. Lindersmith (b. 12 Oct 1867, Montpelier, Wms Co, OH)

Parents - George W. and Frances Umbenhour Lindersmith

M 14 Apr 1897, in Sherwood, Defiance Co, OH, Mary E. clark. D/o William Clark of Mark Twp, Defiance Co


P427 - Henry Mark (b. 26 Mar 1845, Columbiana Co, OH)

Parents - Christian and Catherine Hess Mark, natives of Germany; came to US 1834; she b. Rottenburg, Germany, 11 Oct 1818; mar 1834, New York City; then moved to Columbiana Co, OH; in 1849 moved to Wms Co; children: William, dec, George, dec, Jacob, dec, Eliza Huntington, John, Henry, Hannah Rockey, Rachel Ertrich, Mary Gearhart, Lovenia Goshorn, Harriet Kane

M Achsah A. Martin, 1871; d/o Harrison A. and Elizabeth Dolvin Martin; came to Wms Co 1847; children: Elmira, dec, William W, Achsah A

Children - Charles W (b. 29 Sept 1872), Alta M (d. 27 Aug 1878), Ida M, twin (d.3 Sept 1878), Ernest H (b. 4 May 1879)


P276 - Jonathan Markel (b. 1 Jan 1825, Pickaway Co, OH)

Parents Abraham and Mary Stumpf Markel, natives of Berks Co, PA; he d. Mar 1845, Pickaway Co, OH; she d. Jefferson Twp, Wms Co; children: Amos, Jacob, Margaret, Mary, Jonathan, Hester, 2 infants dec

Came to Wms Co spring 1845; 1849 settled in Pulaski Twp

M Sarah Jane Clampitt, 4 July 1840; b. 8 May 1825, Wayne Co, IN; d/o John and Mary Beeson Clampitt, natives of Guilford Co, NC; came to Pulaski Twp 1840; he d. 2 June 1854; she d. 21 Feb 1882; children: Sarah J, David A, Elizabeth E, Edward B, Benjamin F, Mary, Samantha C, John W, Jabez B

Children - Sarah E. Boynton (now wife of Bartlett Thompson), Florence Rose Leek (now wife of Sherman Kelly)


P238 - George L. Martin (b. 11 Dec 1818, Beaver Co, PA)

Parents James and Mary Lasure Martin; he b.1781 Westmoreland Co, PA; to Wms Co 1833; later returned to PA, he d. 1862; she b. 1784; d. 1874; also had hotel near Darlington, Beaver Co, PA; children: Daniel, dec, Hugh, John, dec, Elizabeth, Jesse, dec, Milo, dec, George L, Eliza Elder (J), dec, Robert, dec, Maria Akins, dec, James Powers, dec

Came to Evansport, OH 1843; then to West Unity area

M Mary Mahan, 11 July 1843, PA; she b. 4 Dec 1821, Washington Co, PA; d. 23 June 1883

Children: Anna Bailey, James E (Hannah Fox), Mary, Robert, Clarkson, Cassius C (Blanche Besancon), Jessie, dec


P228 - Dr. Daniel Colborne McTaggart (b. 19 July 1856, Canada)

Grandfather John McTaggart of Tarbert, Argyleshire, Scotland to Elgin Co, Canada West 1844; m. Sarah Love

Father Donald McTaggart, b 1814, Scotland; m1. Miss Esseltine in Canada; children: John, Isaac; she died; m2 Sarah House, d/o Henry and Sarah Bacon House; children: Henry Alexander, Daniel C, Mary Healey (William H.), Sarah M, dec; he d.1891, Canada

Came to Wms Co 1887

M Addie E. White, 6 Dec 1880, Mapleton, Ontario, Canada; d/o Frederick and Elizabeth Hull White; he b. Stuttgart, Germany to Mapleton, Ontario

Children - Eva A (6 Sept 1881 - 27 June 1896), Hazel S. (b. 11 Dec 1885), Mildred (b. 10 Mar 1889), Kenneth White (b. 25 June 1897)


P82 - Horace P. Miller (b. 24 Sept 1848, Lockport, OH)

Grandfather Jonathan Miller from Germany to Tompkins Co, NY (d1816)

Father William Miller (b1808); to Akron, Summit Co, OH 1830; m1832, Phoebe Parker, d/o Richard Parker; later moved to Lockport, Wms Co; he d. 16 Dec 1877, Lockport; she d. 1894 Lockport; children: Malissa, dec, Richard, dec, Charity M Caulkins (CD), Horace P, Alice J. Holton (John L), Martha, dec, Wiliam P

M Jennie S. Beaty, 22 Sept 1870; b.7 Oct 1850, West Unity, Wms Co; d/o George Beaty

Children Frank G (b 26 July 1871), Claude W (17 Apr 1875 - 27 June 1895, Los Angeles, CA), Gracie (4 Aug 1883 - 24 Feb 1884), Glenn B (b 13 June 1886)

Later moved to Defiance


P385 - William C. Miller (b. 10 Nov 1834, Richland Co, OH)

Grandfather - Peter Miller of PA to Stark Co, OH 1808

Parents - John and Rebecca Carl Miller of Pa and OH, respectively; m. Columbiana Co, OH; came to Wms Co 1834; 1865 to Bryan, OH; 1874 Waterloo, IN; then back to Edgerton, OH where he d. 7 Sept 1888; wife d/o Richard Carl; she d. 1892

M Margaret L. Rowles, 10 Mar 1864; d/o Alfred M and Matilda Green Rowles; came to Bryan 1845

Children - Edwin U (Harriet Miguery), Carrie B Vaneer, John, Otis R, Hernando


P96 - William Wilber Morrison (b. Wms Co, OH) - see Eaton

Grandfather Daniel Morrison, from Rutland, VT to Richland Co, OH; Grandmother Catherine Crowley, Quaker

Father Dr. William C. Morrison from Richland Co to West Unity, Wms Co, OH; d. Jan 1865; m1 Mary Spencer; child Homer Morrison; m2 Harriet Wilber, 6 Aug 1853; children William Wilber, Olive Louise; widow Harriet Morrison married Oscar Eaton, 1873, Tecumseh, MI

M Blanche Long, 4 Aug 1891


P308 - John George Neff (b. 15 Mar 1834, Westmoreland Co, PA)

Father - Christopher Neff of Westmoreland Co, PA; m. Barbara Struble, b. 1804, Wittenburg, Germany; came to US 1818; children: William, dec, Emmanuel, Israel, dec, Salathiel, dec, John George, Christopher, dec, Michael, dec, Matilda, Mary Ann, dec, Amanda, dec

M. Mary Garver, b. 2 Apr 1856, Fayette Co, PA, d/o Joseph and Jane Garver of Fayette Co, PA; later moved to Wayne Co, OH

Came to Bryan, Wms Co Mar 1868

Children - Benjamin F, James L, Jane Fox (JA), Joseph W, Christopher C, Anna Weaver (WO), Belle Hoag (George B), George, Charles  

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